Archive for Monday, December 28, 2009

Also from December 28

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, December 28, 2009 KU basketball holiday clinic
If KU needs a last-possession basket, who do you want to take the shot?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
Xavier Henry
Cole Aldrich
Total 546

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
City crews used heavy equipment to remove snow near 10th and Vermont Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. A several-day storm dumped more than 7 inches of snow on Lawrence. Roads finally cleared of snow
12:10 p.m., December 27, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Tom Orzulak, the city’s street division manager, said the snow event that crippled the city during the Christmas holiday weekend was the biggest he’d seen in his 20 years on the job.
10:00 a.m.
Curtis Wiltse, a crop breeder for Edenspace, a company in Manhattan that is developing corn and other varieties of plant material that can be used in possible biofuels, looks over plants growing in a greenhouse. Edenspace is one of many companies in the state that have benefited from Kansas Bioscience Authority funding. Bioscience Authority investments help grow business in Kansas
December 28, 2009 in print edition on 1A
On an overcast winter afternoon, the doors of a greenhouse on the outskirts of Manhattan are the portal to a hot mid-July day. Inside, potted rows of corn stand in 90-degree heat under 12 hours of gleaming light and emit that familiar sugary sweet smell of summer.
2:00 p.m.
The line was long Tuesday, Dec. 22, at the Driver's License bureau as the rush to beat the new restrictions on teens that take effect after the first of the year. Jill Fincher of Lawrence watches as her daughter Zoe, 14, right,  studies the manual while waiting in line. Teens rush to avoid license restrictions
December 28, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Teens are pulling into a large parking lot in North Lawrence and crowding into a small storefront in the I-70 Business Center — all intent on squeezing through an ever-shrinking window in the calendar for securing an unrestricted driver’s license.
6:00 p.m.
Saved energy = saved money: Lawrence experts suggest which home tax credits to tackle
December 28, 2009
Odds are, somewhere in your house is a black hole that’s sucking down a constant stream of wasted energy. And wasted money.

All stories

It’s not unanimous, but Jayhawks stay atop both polls
Texas grabs three first-place votes in coaches poll
December 28, 2009
The Kansas men’s basketball team remains atop both college basketball polls.
Marriage licenses issued
December 28, 2009 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued by the Douglas County District Court
Teens aim high with goals for new year
We asked members of Angle, the Journal-World’s teen advisory board, to let us in on their resolutions and tell us how good they are at keeping them.
December 28, 2009