Archive for Sunday, January 18, 2009

Also from January 18

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU women vs. Texas Tech Local high schoolers knock 'em down The day in photos, Jan. 17, 2009
Polls
Would you support a tax increase to make up for a state budget shortfall for K-12 education?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
62%
Yes.
 
30%
Not sure.
 
6%
Total 934
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Dr. Lee Reussner, an otolaryngologist at Lawrence Memorial Hospital asks his patient Joseph Timberlake, Wichita, how he is feeling shortly before performing a thyroplasty surgery to improve Timberlake's voice Thursday, Jan. 14, 2009 at the hospital. Studies show that a good relationship and better communication between doctors and patients leads to better health care. Honesty is the best medicine
January 17, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Have you ever left the doctor’s office with unanswered questions?
6:00 a.m.
The Exchange at Lawrence, a 324-unit apartment complex southeast of 31st Street and Ousdahl Road, plans to have lots of Kansas University students. Those students will need transportation as the city and KU work on considering bus routes near the new apartments. Apartments add challenges for transit route specialists
January 18, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Congratulations, Mr. Implementation Specialist.By the end of the month, you’re likely to be on the job identifying cost-saving, efficiency-boosting and service-enhancing suggestions for bus systems serving Kansas University campus and the city of Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
From left friends Larry Waldron, Jeff Gutshall, Sarah Minshull, Amy Lonsway and Michelle Gautheir celebrate a baby shower for a friend and watch the KU basketball game against Colorado Saturday at Johnny's Tavern. Celebrations in 2008, like the Orange Bowl victory and a National Basketball Championship may be the reason city liquor tax numbers skyrocketed for the year. Partying boosts city coffers
January 18, 2009 in print edition on 1A
New liquor tax numbers from the city show that we started toasting with the Orange Bowl in January, partied like there was no tomorrow with the national championship in April, and then decided for good measure to kick it into overdrive to end the year.
2:00 p.m.
President-elect Barack Obama and his wife, Michelle, take the stage at War Memorial Plaza as they rally the crowd at a stop on their inaugural whistle stop train trip in Baltimore, Md., Saturday, Jan. 17, 2009. Obama’s presidential victory ‘testimony that maybe the Constitution works’
January 18, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Barbara Ballard said that while growing up during the Civil Rights era, she always believed that during her lifetime, the United States would elect a female president and an African-American president.
6:00 p.m.
Thalia Tooke leads a Zumba class Sunday afternoon at the Community Building. The class, which offers an aerobic workout to Latin-flavored dance music, will be offered again on Feb. 22, as well as once in March and once in April at the same location. Newfangled dance class offers ‘exercise in disguise’
January 18, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Loren Dolezal cha-chas prudently in his black New Balance shoes, his eyes focused on the instructor. It’s the Westlake Ace Hardware employee’s first time at a Zumba dance class, and he’s not exactly dressed for the occasion.

All stories

No. 1 Panthers derailed, 69-63
January 18, 2009 in print edition on C7
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.
K-State holds off Cyclones, 59-52
January 18, 2009 in print edition on C6
A recap of Big 12 women’s basketball action.
Dicey economy doesn’t stop pricey party
January 18, 2009 in print edition on A3
Unemployment is up. The stock market is down. Let’s party.
Baylor tops OSU in OT
January 18, 2009 in print edition on C6
A recap of Big 12 men’s basketball action.