Archive for Sunday, December 27, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins pumps up the crowd after a dunk by teammate Cole Aldrich during the second half Saturday, Jan. 3, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. No zeros on All-’00s team
December 25, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Here, after hours and hours of deliberation, are the Journal-World sports staff members’ picks for KU’s all-decade men’s basketball team. Feel free to send your own picks to gbedore@ljworld.com and jnewell@ljworld.com.
6:00 a.m.
Kerry Townsend was resourceful in her quest to run to the grocery store for herself and a few neighbors. Using a saucer sled and rope to pull her groceries, she easily made her way along Connecticut Street near 15th Street Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. Blizzard’s gone, but roads remain snow-covered
December 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The snow will stay for a while, but the Christmas Blizzard of 2009 is on its way out of town.
10:00 a.m.
The streets of Lawrence were still snow covered on Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009, but a few brave souls ventured out on Massachuetts Street. Snow collected in the center of the street created a median in the road. Snow cools post-Christmas sales
December 27, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Large hordes of day-after-Christmas shoppers were replaced by large piles of snow in downtown Lawrence on Saturday as some area retailers reported light business on a traditionally busy shopping day.
2:00 p.m.
Viewed through the front arches of Spooner Hall is Dyche Hall, right of center, one of several historical buildings on the Kansas University campus. At left, in the distance, is Danforth Chapel and Fraser Hall. A new pilot purchasing program has the potential to help universities save time and money. Universities save time, money under state’s pilot purchasing program
December 27, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Higher education officials say freeing regents universities from state government purchasing requirements will save money for Kansas taxpayers.
6:00 p.m.

Former Kansas University standout Steve Woodberry watches a recent Missouri State University game from the bench. Woodberry is in his fourth year as an assistant at the Springfield, Mo., school. Steve Woodberry back on the bench
December 27, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Steve Woodberry — who played on two Final Four teams and three Big Eight title squads at Kansas University before embarking on a pro basketball career in Australia, Lithuania, Greece, Finland and Sweden — doesn’t boast about his own accomplishments on the recruiting trail.

All stories

1st case of highly drug-resistant TB found in U.S.
December 27, 2009 in print edition on A3
It started with a cough, an autumn hack that refused to go away.
Pump patrol
December 27, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.36 at several stations.
Education ace
The state’s constitutional requirement to “make suitable provision for finance” of Kansas public schools may create a challenging budget situation for state legislators next year.
December 27, 2009 in print edition on B6
When it comes to state funding, K-12 schools in Kansas have an ace in the hole.
RV sales shift out of reverse
Travel vehicles just one positive indicator for economy
December 27, 2009 in print edition on E1
Before housing hit the skids, credit got crunched and the unemployment rate shot into double digits, the market for recreational vehicles started to plummet.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Holiday Poem, 2009’
December 27, 2009 in print edition on D3
Holiday words: What can I say?
Vick always will be an easy target
December 27, 2009 in print edition on C2
The road back never will be completely clear for Michael Vick.