Archive for Tuesday, January 13, 2009

Also from January 13

Audio clips
Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Kansas State
Who was KU's MVP against Kansas State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tyshawn Taylor
Sherron Collins
Cole Aldrich
Mario Little
Total 287
Which Big 12 team will win the regular-season crown this year in men's basketball?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 206
Did Mario Little make the right decision by not red-shirting?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1620
How often do you go to the dentist for routine cleanings?

Poll results

Response Percent
Twice per year.
Once per year.
Every other year.
Every three months.
Total 666

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Pastor Rick Burcham speaks to his congregation at the Williamstown Assembly of God during a prayer vigl Sunday night for Shawn Fowler. Fowler, 44, has been missing since Dec. 10, 2008. Service offers prayers for missing man, family
January 12, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Rev. Rick Burcham stands in front of more than 170 bowed heads at the Williamstown Assembly of God. He offers sanguine messages to family and friends of Shawn Fowler.
6:00 a.m.
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, flanked by House Speaker, Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, left, and Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, delivers her State of the State address Monday at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Sebelius pledges to hold the line on taxes
7:30 p.m., January 12, 2009 Updated 9:20 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius on Monday promised a no-new-taxes budget and cuts to most state agencies but urged lawmakers to preserve essential services even during hard economic times.
10:00 a.m.
Driver's education instructor Jon Brown gets ready to head out with another student from Free State High School. Brown has been teaching kids how to drive for 27 years. Board raises cost of driver’s education
January 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence school board members gave the green light to the driver’s education program at their meeting Monday night, but it will cost students $80 more to get behind the wheel. Currently, it costs $120 for a student to take driver’s education and the district’s general fund has a $10,000 contingency for the program. The board decided to raise the cost to $200 and continue to provide the contingency fund.
2:00 p.m.
Journalists stand on a platform as they watch work continuing at the site of President-elect Barack Obama’s inauguration, which will be Jan. 20 in Washington, D.C. Youths on board: Lawrence teens take opportunity to see history firsthand at next week’s inauguration
January 13, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Erica Hernly, 16, is practically on the plane to Washington, D.C. Plane ticket? Check. Dress pants and a nice shirt? Check, check. Erica, a Lawrence High School sophomore, will meet up with people from across the nation to witness the 2009 presidential Inauguration Jan. 20.
6:00 p.m.
A construction crew works on replacing the maintenance tunnels that run throughout the Kansas University campus. KU has millions of dollars worth of maintenance needs on its Lawrence campus and can offer tax credits to donors who put up funds for repairs. KU facing sizable deferred maintenance bill
January 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The state funding backlog to fix deteriorating university buildings sits at $825 million, according to a report to be delivered to the Kansas Board of Regents this week. The report examined buildings at all six regents institutions in the state. Kansas University’s share of the total amount of money needed is more than $316 million — a figure accounting for both the Lawrence and medical center campuses.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris turns around for a shot during warmups before tipoff against Kansas State Tuesday, Jan. 13, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Taylor’s 20 points spark KU in 87-71 win over KSU
6:07 p.m., January 13, 2009 Updated 10:30 p.m.
Sherron Collins lead all scorers with 24 points Tuesday night as the Jayhawks took down Kansas State.

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Henderson, Rice elected to Hall
Duo to be enshrined in Cooperstown in July
January 13, 2009 in print edition on B2
Rickey Henderson dashed into the Hall of Fame on his first try, Jim Rice made it with a final swing.