Archive for Thursday, January 22, 2009

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The day in photos, Jan. 21, 2009
Should the United States close the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility, which holds suspected terrorist detainees?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 1826

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Sean Passmore, owner of Bling Drop-off Store, looks at a guitar brought in by KU student Dave Clothier. Passmore hopes his start-up business will make it through the recent economic recession. Passmore will try to sell Clothier's guitar on eBay. Small-business owners keep faith, despite economic crisis
January 21, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Before the doors to Lawrence’s Massage Envy opened in July, Amy Gilliland’s husband and business partner were nervous about an economy that was on the decline. Six months before, as Gilliland was looking for space to house the franchise business, her father warned that the country was headed for a recession.
6:00 a.m.
A KU student leaves Strong Hall on the Kansas University campus on Tuesday and passes a reflection in a stone sculpture pedestal. The Kansas Board of Regents is considering a plan that would allow universities to keep state sales taxes collected on their campuses as a way to raise scholarship funds. KU eliminating 11 jobs and not filling 110 open positions
3:54 p.m., January 21, 2009 Updated 11:48 p.m. in print edition on 1A
To meet state budget restrictions, Kansas University will eliminate 11 currently filled jobs and not fill 110 open positions.
10:00 a.m.
A detainee is escorted to interrogation by U.S. military guards at Camp X-Ray at Guantanamo Bay U.S. Naval Base, Cuba, in this March 1, 2002, file photo. Guantanamo received its first prisoners from Afghanistan in January 2002. A total of 770 detainees were sent there; its population today of Afghans, Arabs and others stands at 455. Brownback calls for Guantanamo study
January 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A thorough study of where terrorist detainees should be held is needed before the Guantanamo Bay Detention Facility is closed, according to Kansas U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback.
10:00 a.m.
Local school bus operator upgrades system that keeps students, property safe
January 21, 2009 in print edition on 3A
School bus operators in Lawrence are making sure no child gets left behind — while also keeping intruders out.
2:00 p.m.
Included in the list of projects that the Kansas Board of Regents would be ready to act on if a federal economic stimulus plan is approved is $2.3 million worth of deferred maintenance repairs to the utility tunnels. Kansas Regents are ready with projects, if economic stimulus plan earns approval
January 21, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Higher education officials have identified $440 million worth of projects that are “shovel ready” if the federal government approves an economic stimulus plan.
6:00 p.m.
Kathy Bailey, a former Lawrence real estate agent who now focuses on home-staging, helped sell this property at 344 Cattleman Drive with some professional tips you can use yourself. Setting the stage: Clever tips will draw attention to your home for sale
January 22, 2009
You never get a second chance to make a first impression. Those are words that home sellers should take to the bank in this depressed housing environment. In the first five minutes potential buyers are in your home, they will come to a conclusion on whether a home is compatible with their lifestyle.

All stories

Air ambulance called to scene of one-vehicle rollover south of Lawrence
Traffic stopped on County Road 1055
04:00 p.m., January 22, 2009 Updated 10:57 p.m. in print edition on A5
The one vehicle accident occurred around 3:30 south of the Lawrence city limits.
Baylor’s winning streak reaches 10
January 22, 2009 in print edition on B4
A recap of Big 12 women’s basketball action.
Missouri repels OSU rally
January 22, 2009 in print edition on B4
A recap of men’s Big 12 basketball action.