Archive for Sunday, February 15, 2009

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The day in photos, Feb. 15, 2009 Kansas women vs. Oklahoma Big Brothers Big Sisters annual Hawks, Cops & Kids event
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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Anne Osborne is a legally blind massage student at MTTI Wellspring, which has a Lawrence campus at 947 N.H. She recently practiced her technique on fellow student Sharee Riley. The right touch: Legally blind student pursues calling in massage therapy
February 14, 2009 in print edition on 1D
If everything goes her way, this will be the last Valentine’s Day Anne Osborne will have free for a while. She’d like to think that come this time next year, she’ll be so booked up with work she won’t have any time for noshing on candy hearts.
6:00 a.m.
KU's Marcus Morris drives on K-State's Darren Kent in the second half on Saturday, Feb. 14, 2009 at Bramlage Coliseum in Manhattan. Comeback kids
February 15, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Cole Aldrich admits Kansas University’s basketball team pulled off “a heck of a comeback” on Saturday afternoon at Bramlage Coliseum. But one for the ages? The sophomore center, whose 21 points helped 16th-ranked KU overcome a 16-point deficit in a thrilling 85-74 victory over Kansas State, wasn’t so sure about that.
10:00 a.m.
KU campus Regents ready ‘to cut leash’
February 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
While fighting against the possibility of double-digit cuts in state funding, higher education advocates are also working another front — trying to persuade the Legislature to give the schools more autonomy. At a recent committee hearing, state Rep. Valdenia Winn, D-Kansas City, described it as “cutting the leash.”
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University football player Darrell Stuckey, right, calls a quick huddle with about a dozen area children Saturday morning during the annual Hawks, Cops & Kids event at Robinson Center on the KU campus. More than 100 children attended the event, which featured fitness games with KU athletes and classes on nutrition, drug safety and other topics with law enforcement officers. Children spend quality time bonding with enforcement officers, Jayhawks
February 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
For 11-year-old Devon Spoonhunter and her 10-year-old friend Shaye White, the coolest thing about Saturday’s Hawks, Cops & Kids event was watching the water vibrate as members of Kansas University’s drum line played at the Robinson Center indoor pool.
6:00 p.m.
Army Maj. Rachel Sullivan, right, a civil affairs officer, gets briefed on events occurring in a war game at Fort Leavenworth by Maj. David Daniels, left. More than 900 officers in the Command and General Staff College took part in the exercise, which spanned several days. Major hones her civil military operations skills
February 15, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Army Maj. Rachel Sullivan stood at the front of a room near a map of the southwest Asian nation Azerbaijan. “We anticipate that there will be food shortages, water shortages and other shortages in these areas,” she said, referring to highlighted areas on the map. “People will be moving toward places where they can get food and water. There will be congestion on major roads circled in red.”

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Poet’s Showcase: Hope
February 15, 2009 in print edition on D3
There once was a man named Obama
How to know if you’re a shopaholic
February 15, 2009 in print edition on D1
Many of us love to shop and love great bargains.
KU softball team drops two in Florida
Jayhawks lose to Tennessee, Bradley
February 15, 2009 in print edition on C3
The Kansas University softball team lost two games on day two of the UCF Early Bird Tournament.