Archive for Wednesday, January 21, 2009

Also from January 21

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State girls vs. Topeka High Inauguration at Night: The Inaugural Balls The day in photos, Jan. 20, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think will be President Barack Obama's toughest challenge in the next year?

Poll results

Response Percent
The economy
 
73%
Keeping the United States free from terrorism
 
10%
The wars in Iraq and Afghanistan
 
8%
Other
 
3%
Energy
 
2%
School building repairs
 
0%
Bolstering the U.S. auto industry
 
0%
Total 798
Videos

All stories

School board gets first candidate
Three positions are open in April election
January 21, 2009 in print edition on A3
The first candidate for the Lawrence school board is expected to file on Friday.
City briefs
January 21, 2009 in print edition on A8
Notes from the Jan. 20 city commission meeting.
Bench-clearing win
Firebirds’ reserves earn minutes in blowout
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B1
Seven points may not sound like many, but to Katie Scrivo they seemed like 50.
Statesmanship
It is no mystery what America needs more of, in huge quantities, during these trying times.
January 21, 2009 in print edition on A7
Dictionaries define “statesmanship” as the skillful management of public affairs.
Johnson complementing Griffin well for Sooners
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B5
What Oklahoma has done now hardly seems fair.
Burst president’s bubble
January 21, 2009 in print edition on A11
“Let the man have his BlackBerry.”I said that to a meeting of senior transition staffers in Washington last week.
Myers, ‘Love Guru’ razzed
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B6
Voters for 2008’s worst movies love Mike Myers. They really love him.
Historic day
At a time when American confidence may be lagging, a new leader sends the message that we are equal to the challenges we face.
January 21, 2009 in print edition on A10
Addressing the nation he now leads Tuesday, newly inaugurated President Barack Obama didn’t minimize the many challenges facing the United States.
Tongie girls rout De Soto
Chieftain boys rally for sweep in tourney
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B7
Tonganoxie’s girls beat De Soto, and the THS boys dropped Silver Lake in the Tonganoxie Invitational
Fitzgerald worries Steelers
Pittsburgh well aware of Cardinals’ athletic wide receiver, who played at Pitt
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B7
The Steelers are familiar with — and wary of — Pitt product Larry Fitzgerald, the Arizona Cardinals’ athletic wide receiver.
Duke slams N.C. St.
No. 2 Blue Devils warm up, 73-56
January 21, 2009 in print edition on B4
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.