Archive for Saturday, February 7, 2009

Also from February 7

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. OSU The day in photos, Feb. 7, 2009 Lawrence High School girls vs. Olathe East Lawrence High School boys vs. Olathe East Free State boys vs. Shawnee Mission South
Podcasts
Polls
Which of next week's games will be tougher for KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU at Missouri
 
86%
KU at Kansas State
 
13%
Total 783
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Oklahoma State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
59%
Mario Little
 
18%
Sherron Collins
 
11%
Brady Morningstar
 
9%
Other
 
1%
Total 61
Which point guard will score more points today?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
72%
Byron Eaton
 
27%
Total 37

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Dr. Dennis Sale, Jozia Lutackas and Rumpa Yeasin guide Carmela Huston through a cardiac stress test at The Leo Center. The center operates on about $450,000 per year. The funding comes from grants, about 20 Lawrence churches, individual supporters and patient fees. Center’s funding, donations shrinking as demand rises
February 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
There’s a little-known nonprofit organization in Lawrence that has a unique perspective on the economy. It’s called The Leo Center, and it’s nestled inside the east end of the Riverfront Mall. The faith-based center has a medical clinic, food pantry and a pregnancy care center. It also offers counseling services.
10:00 a.m.
Tom Curley, CEO of The Associated Press, responds Friday to a journalism student’s question in the University Daily Kansan newsroom at Stauffer-Flint Hall on the Kansas University campus. Curley was awarded the William Allen White National Citation on Friday. AP leader: U.S. should expand access for journalists in wartime
February 7, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The president and CEO of The Associated Press called Friday for the government to increase access to journalists on the battlefield. “No government will give us our rights if we are not willing to stand up and fight for them,” said Tom Curley, who received the William Allen White National Citation at Kansas University on Friday.
2:30 p.m.
Kansas forward Mario Little pulls up for a jumper during warmups befire tipoff against Oklahoma State Saturday, Feb. 7, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Little’s 13 points help KU to 78-67 victory
1:26 p.m., February 7, 2009 Updated 6:31 p.m.
Cole Aldrich added 12 points and 18 rebounds as KU improved to 8-0 in conference play.
6:00 p.m.
From left, Jonathan Wiens Blum, Danny Spence, Chelsea Zhou and Jenn Hunt collaborate on dinner in the basement of the Ecumentical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread Ave., in this October 2008 photo. Six residents and a cat live in the basement of the ECM in a co-op living community called Koinonia. Church home: KU students live co-op style at Ecumenical Christian Ministries
February 7, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Well before MTV’s “The Real World” and even before the iconic Sunflower House cooperative, there was Koinonia. It’s the original test of what happens when strangers are picked to live together — warts, homework, undone chores and all.

All stories

KU softball 1-1 on opening day
February 7, 2009 in print edition on C7
Kansas University lost to UTEP, 3-1, but beat Arizona, 5-1.
KU tennis suffers 7-0 setback
February 7, 2009 in print edition on C7
Kansas’ tennis team fell to Illinois, 7-0.
Kansas men’s golf 15th in Hawaii
12:00 a.m., February 7, 2009 Updated 12:36 p.m. in print edition on C7
Kansas University’s men’s golf team placed 15th at the Hawaii-Hilo Invitational.