Archive for Tuesday, December 29, 2009

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KU vs. Belmont Lawrence snowmen The day in photos, December 29, 2009
Which of these four freshmen do you think will increase their minutes most as the season progresses?

Poll results

Response Percent
Thomas Robinson
Elijah Johnson
C.J. Henry
Jeff Withey
Total 2931
Who do you believe is KU's player of the decade?

Poll results

Response Percent
Nick Collison
Mario Chalmers
Kirk Hinrich
Sherron Collins
Wayne Simien
Brandon Rush
Drew Gooden
Cole Aldrich
Total 4005
Will you call the city to report property owners who haven't shoveled their sidewalks?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, It’s not that much of a hazard.
No, I’ll talk to the owner first.
Total 1005

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Carol Hurst gets to work shoveling the walkway to her house Monday on Tennessee Street. Hurst, like many other Lawrencians, spent the day clearing, digging and tossing away the snow. City to begin issuing tickets on Tuesday for unshoveled sidewalks
2:44 p.m., December 28, 2009 Updated 3:58 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The first tickets issued under the city’s stricter sidewalk snow shoveling ordinance may come as early as Tuesday morning.
10:00 a.m.
City workers on Monday, December 28, 2009, add to a pile of snow removed from Lawrence's streets. Holiday snowstorm will prove costly to city
December 28, 2009 in print edition on 1A
By at least one measure, Lawrence’s Christmas Blizzard was as powerful as about nine storms combined.
2:00 p.m.
A roadside fruit vendor in Nairobi, Kenya, prepares his goods for sale on Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009. John and Cindy Korb of Tonganoxie will leave next week for Kenya, where they will serve for 3 1/2 years doing mission work. Tonganoxie couple taking retirement as an opportunity to move somewhere warmer: Kenya
December 28, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Tonganoxie’s John and Cindy Korb will be using their retirement to move to a warmer locale, but the destination will come by anything but the routine retirement migration.
7:34 p.m.
Kansas guard Brady Morningstar puts up a shot during warmups prior to tipoff against Belmont, Tuesday, Dec. 29, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Aldrich’s defensive effort helps KU to 81-51 victory over Belmont
6:23 p.m., December 29, 2009 Updated 10:54 p.m.
KU’s junior center recorded 11 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks, as the Jayhawks held the Bruins to 31-percent shooting.

All stories

Antibiotics at farms ‘the big, bad wolf’
December 29, 2009 in print edition on A6
The mystery started the day farmer Russ Kremer got between a jealous boar and a sow in heat.
Disney looking for next superhero
Acquisition of Marvel Comics to be completed this week
December 29, 2009 in print edition on B7
Moviegoers have shown a willingness to be entangled by Spider-Man’s web over and over again.
Parents seek right message on alcohol
December 29, 2009 in print edition on C1
Should parents let their teenagers have Champagne at home on New Year’s Eve?
People in the news
December 29, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for December 29, 2009.
Ponzi collapses quadrupled in ’09
December 29, 2009 in print edition on A2
It was a rough year for Ponzi schemes.
Holiday miracle
December 29, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: This year more than any other we witnessed a “miracle on Elm Street.”
Good investment
December 29, 2009 in print edition on A7
Efforts to promote bioscience businesses in Kansas are paying off.
Pump patrol
December 29, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.36 at several stations.
Even good money managers can do better
December 29, 2009 in print edition on B7
Despite a still funky economy, many people are doing well.