Archive for Thursday, January 15, 2009

Also from January 15

Audio clips
Births
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Obama's inauguration

The 44th President: Jan. 20, 2009

Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Behind the Lens 'Framing' KU women vs. Missouri 2009 Presidential Inauguration Much work has gone into preparing the Capitol for the inauguration
Podcasts
Polls
Who is Scott Pioli?

Poll results

Response Percent
General manager of the Kansas City Chiefs
 
88%
President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for treasury secretary
 
6%
A finalist for Kansas State University’s presidency
 
3%
Winner of the Nobel Prize in chemistry
 
1%
Total 791
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jerry Tuckwin, Lawrence, former coach and athletic director at Haskell Indian Nations University, was honored along with members of his family at Haskell’s spring convocation. Five generations of Tuckwin family members have attended Haskell since 1884. The convocation was the official launch of events held in commemoration of Haskell’s 125th year. Haskell kicks off 125th year
January 14, 2009 in print edition on 4A
Joseph Tuckwin was one of the first students to attend what has become Haskell Indian Nations University. He attended the then-boarding school in 1884. Five generations and 125 years later, his great-great-grandson Alex Tuckwin was one of the speakers at this year’s spring convocation Tuesday. “Haskell has been a lot of my life,” Alex, a freshman, said. “Going here is kind of a family tradition.”
6:00 a.m.
Certified medical assistant and pharmacy technician Patty Webb turns to her computer monitor as she fills a prescription recently at Health Care Access, 1920 Moodie Road. Because of space issues, Webb’s desk has been placed in the room where supplies and medicine are stored at the clinic. Lawrence’s health care provider for uninsured running out of room
January 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
While the building at 1920 Moodie Road may be small, the nonprofit agency located inside has a big job. Health Care Access provides medical care to Douglas County’s uninsured, which is estimated at 12,000 people.
10:00 a.m.
An overview of Kansas University. Regents grapple with proposed cuts
January 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas Board of Regents absorbed more glum economic news Wednesday, hearing a specific outline of budget cuts they had been warned about for months. It was the beginning of a process as regents and other state higher education officials began to digest the cuts outlined in a 365-page report from the governor.
2:00 p.m.
The Kansas Senate passed a bill banning smoking statewide on Tuesday. In this file photo, a resident is pictured smoking a cigar outdoors. Kansas gets poor grades on tobacco laws
January 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas is doing poorly when it comes to tobacco laws, according to a report by the American Lung Association Wednesday.
6:00 p.m.
Elementary School children make designs while stopping at Pinckney Elementary School to unload on Thursday. Temperatures were in the single digits, giving Lawrence the coldest day this year. Outdoor workers brave bone-chilling cold
12:26 p.m., January 15, 2009 Updated 5:15 p.m.
Despite bitter cold temperatures and wind chills below zero, some had little choice but to be out in the frigid elements Thursday.

All stories

Passing the buck
Taking away funds pledged to local governments by state law isn’t a fair way to balance the state budget.
January 15, 2009 in print edition on A7
Taking away funds pledged to local governments by state law isn’t a fair way to balance the state budget.
Bonsai puts lots of creativity in small space
January 15, 2009 in print edition on C2
A bonsai is a small tree or shrub grown in a shallow pot.