Archive for Friday, February 6, 2009

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12:00 a.m.
Jack Collins’ home is a study in contrasts. Entertaining is also a big part of Collins’ life, so a large dining table was a requirement. Rooms without rules: Interior designer Jack Collins is all about individuality
February 5, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Rule No. 1 in interior design: Stop purchasing matching sets of anything!
6:00 a.m.
Students stroll past Osborne Chapel on the Baker University campus in this 2006 file photo. Baker layoffs likely
February 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A faltering economy likely will produce layoffs at Baker University. The private university in Baldwin City is facing a $1 million budget shortfall, and university President Pat Long confirmed Thursday that staff layoffs are one of several options the school is considering.
10:00 a.m.
Fans mill about before the game. Selling your tickets on campus property is prohibited, and KU has been cracking down on the practice, even assigning plain-clothes officers to monitor ticket transactions. KU tries new tactics in getting scalpers to stop selling basketball tickets
February 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
As Robert Miller was trying to get the attention of other fans outside the entrance to the Booth Family Hall of Athletics, KU Public Safety officers approached him. They gave him a warning about soliciting the sale of tickets on KU property, which is prohibited.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence High School engineering students, from left, Austin Strout, Vienney Phiomavong and Tyler Parker practice for the Construction Challenge competition, which will be this weekend in Kansas City. The students gathered Thursday at the school, 1901 La. LHS students prepare for engineering competition
February 5, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Some Lawrence High students will be heading to Kansas City this weekend to compete in something they’ve never done before.
5:26 p.m.
Cem Basoflas, left, has been accused of sodomizing and killing a dog. Basoflas made his first appearance in court Friday from the Douglas County Jail. KU student faces animal cruelty charge in dog’s death
10:05 a.m., February 6, 2009 Updated 4:55 p.m. in print edition on 4B
Lawrence police on Friday were continuing to investigate an animal cruelty case involving a dead dog and which may include other animals, Sgt. Bill Cory said.

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