Archive for Friday, January 2, 2009

Also from January 2

On the street
Photo galleries
Nick Krug's Photos of 2008 Richard Gwin's 2008 in photographs Mike Yoder's Year in Photos 2008 2009 Bonnie Henrickson Holiday Hoops Clinic Book details Thomas Murray murder trial

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Jayhawks go wild after their 2008 NCAA National Championship win over Memphis at the Alamodome in San Antonio. The top stories of 2008
January 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
As one new year begins, the Lawrence Journal-World takes a look back at some of the most newsworthy events that shaped 2008.
6:00 a.m.
Transit changes on fast track
January 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
And you thought people were impatient waiting for a traffic signal to change, a bus to arrive or a road detour to be lifted — just wait until Kansas University students begin signing leases and Lawrence shoppers start paying higher sales taxes.
10:00 a.m.
Allen Hout (left), an employee with the Lawrence Paper Company for 36-years, has his blood pressure checked by nurse practitioner Crystal Acker. The company has a wellness clinic where employees can make appointments similar to a doctor's office. Firms invest in worker health
January 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
One of the biggest challenges facing employers is that employees believe they are already engaging in healthy behaviors and may not see the need for change, according to the Hewitt Associates 2008 annual health care survey.
2:00 p.m.
One of several nine-week old, Springer Spaniels currently at the Lawrence Humane Society, hangs out with Alli Butler, while she works Monday at the shelter. The Haase & Long Collection firm in Lawrence, is giving a years-end, $25,000 donation to the Lawrence Humane Society. Economy hurts pets, humane society
January 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Pet owners are giving up their dogs and cats at a rate the Lawrence Humane Society has never seen before.
6:00 p.m.
Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson, left, addresses members of a task force at the Heartland BioAgro Consortium, along with U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka, center, and U.S. Rep Jerry Moran, R-Hays, in this Feb. 2007 file photo. Kansas Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson will not run for any political office in 2010
1:16 p.m., January 2, 2009 Updated 5:42 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Democratic Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson announced Friday he would not run for governor or any office in two years, opting instead to return to the private sector.

All stories

Economy hurts pets, humane society
More owners relinquishing their animals to city shelter
January 2, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pet owners are giving up their dogs and cats at a rate the Lawrence Humane Society has never seen before.