Archive for Monday, January 19, 2009

Also from January 19

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
Martin Luther King Jr. Day 4-H Project Skill-a-thon KU vs. Texas A&M Inauguration eve The day in photos, Jan. 18, 2009
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Texas A&M?

Poll results

Response Percent
Mario Little
Sherron Collins
Tyshawn Taylor
Cole Aldrich
Total 77
Who do you think is KU's best defender?

Poll results

Response Percent
Brady Morningstar
Cole Aldrich
Tyshawn Taylor
Travis Releford
Total 1959

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Alex Benson, 21, left, and Dan Affalter Jr., 28, serve in separate units in the Army’s 4th Infantry Division and are both home on leave from serving in Iraq. Both say they have seen signs of progress, but aren’t sure whether Iraqis are ready to have a complete withdrawal of U.S. troops. Front line intelligence: Lawrence soldiers assess Iraq, Afghanistan
January 19, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In 2006, Army Sgt. Danny Affalter’s armored Humvee was hit 15 times by improvised explosive devices in Iraq. Vehicles in his convoy were hit more than 30 times by IEDs.
6:00 a.m.
Baker University professor Lee Green, back row, has been taking students on study trips to Washington in inaugural years since 1989. This year’s group will witness Barack Obama’s inauguration and attend a ball Tuesday night. Students are, third row from left, Caitlin McGowan, Andrew Linenberger, Adam Kenne, Melissa Hasty, Jordann Johnson and Emily Stephens; second row, Kendra Hanson, Lena Sweyko, Jessica Porter, Sarah Luecke, Stephanie Brockmann, Dana Hacker  and Adam O’Trimble; and front row, Briana Bever, Eris Blaser  and Shannon Pulkabrek. Baker students revel in historic trip
January 19, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Since 1989, Lee Green has been introducing Baker University students to the wonders of the nation’s capital. Every four years, he takes students to tour the historic city and witness the presidential inauguration.
2:00 p.m.
Marlene Rockwell has a knack for knowing what to look for as a private investigator. When she is not outside or out of town tracking down clues, she works in her Lawrence home office. Women’s intuition: Is it the real thing?
January 19, 2009
When Bickell Lund works on a missing person case, she checks the facts, talks to loved ones and follows leads. But there’s often one tool of the trade that helps her piece everything together — her intuition.
8:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris spins around for a shot during warmups before taking on Texas A&M Monday, Jan. 19, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Little scores 15 as Jayhawks rout Aggies, 73-53
6:49 p.m., January 19, 2009 Updated 10:57 p.m.
Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich each added 16 points in KU’s win over Texas A&M.

All stories

Pittsburgh outhits Baltimore to claim AFC crown, 23-14
January 19, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Steelers muscled past Baltimore, 23-14, to reach the Super Bowl.
Northwestern stuns Gophers
January 19, 2009 in print edition on B4
A recap of men’s Top 25 basketball action.