Archive for Saturday, December 19, 2009

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KU vs. Michigan Free State vs. Leavenworth Free State girls vs. Leavenworth LHS girls vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest Lawrence High vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest People & Places, December 19 The day in photos, December 19, 2009
Which were you most disappointed in after KU's 75-64 win over Michigan?

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KU’s turnovers
KU’s rebounding
Total 1474
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Michigan?

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Sherron Collins
Marcus Morris
Cole Aldrich
Thomas Robinson
Tyrel Reed
Total 8
Do you think Jeff Withey will play in today's game?

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Total 65

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Holiday haiku hoopla: Readers deliver poems that celebrate the winter season
December 18, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Perhaps it’s the crisp winter air. Maybe it’s the anticipation of Christmas or the deluge of holiday spirit. Whatever the reason, it’s clear that readers can’t get enough of the annual Holiday Haiku contest …
6:00 a.m.
This view of Memorial Stadium, taken from the top floor of The Oread, shows the east side of Memorial Stadium in the foreground. KU’s season ticket seats for sporting events are organized on a points-based priority system based on donations, and a new “junior” fund allows students to contribute as well. Gridiron Club raises $4 million so far, but project remains ‘full speed ahead’
December 18, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A project to build a new Gridiron Club at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium remains on track for opening in time for the Jayhawks’ next football season.
10:45 a.m.
Kansas guard Brady Morningstar pulls up for a jumper during warmups prior to tipoff against Michigan, Saturday, Dec. 18, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Despite a sloppy second half, KU holds off Michigan, 75-64
10:09 a.m., December 19, 2009 Updated 2:05 p.m.
KU forward Marcus Morris paced the Jayhawks with a career-high 23 points to go with 10 rebounds.
3:00 p.m.
Lawrence Memorial Hospital cardiologist Roger Dreiling looks to the catheterization lab for a status update after completing a coronary angiography and left ventricular cineangiography on an elderly man Friday, Dec. 18, 2009, at LMH. According to the American College of Cardiology, LMH ranks first among 932 hospitals of similar size when it comes "door-to-balloon" time. That's from the time a patient suffering a heart attack enters the hospital to when the artery is opened. LMH ranks No.1 in treating patients suffering heart attacks
December 18, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence Memorial Hospital has placed first among 932 hospitals of similar size in treating patients suffering heart attacks. The hospital’s average “door-to-balloon” time is 57 minutes. That’s the time from when the patient enters the hospital to when the artery is opened.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas Highway Patrol troopers administer tests and fill out paperwork away from the jail using Blood Alcohol Units, known as B.A.U.s. Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson wants officers to always go for a search warrant when they pull someone over so they can draw blood if a driver pulled over for a DUI refuses a test. Highway patrol program targeted drunk drivers on Lawrence streets
December 18, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Multiple impaired drivers experienced firsthand during the past weekend what the Kansas Highway Patrol’s RAVE program was all about.

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Free State boys upend LHS, 50-45
Free State girls knock off LHS 37-34
06:11 p.m., December 19, 2009 Updated 10:14 p.m.
LHS and Free State will square off in two pre-winter break basketball games tonight at LHS.
Don’t deify Henry, even in death
December 19, 2009 in print edition on C2
Death doesn’t turn Chris Henry into a saint.
Pump patrol
December 19, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.42 at several locations.
Ribbit or kill it? Alaska Christmas trees come with live ornaments
December 19, 2009 in print edition on A8
Forget the plastic icicles, brightly colored balls and tinsel.
True competition
December 19, 2009 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Dr. Bruner’s letter of Dec. 17 makes an incorrect assumption.