Archive for Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Also from January 28

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Nebraska The day in photos, Jan. 28, 2009 Veritas boys vs. Tri-City The day in photos, Jan. 27, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Who was KU's MVP against Nebraska?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
51%
Tyrel Reed
 
31%
Brady Morningstar
 
10%
Mario Little
 
2%
Cole Aldrich
 
2%
Other
 
1%
Total 314
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Nebraska?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
36%
Brady Morningstar
 
35%
Travis Releford
 
24%
Other
 
4%
Total 175
How many points will Cole Aldrich score against Nebraska?

Poll results

Response Percent
15-19
 
41%
10-14
 
25%
20-24
 
17%
5-9
 
5%
0-4
 
4%
25-29
 
2%
30-34
 
1%
35 or more
 
1%
Total 70
Have you ever taken a self-defense class?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
62%
Yes.
 
37%
Total 369
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius enters the House chamber as she prepares to deliver her State of the State address on Jan. 12. Sebelius promises to veto GOP proposal to cut $300 million from state budget
3:09 p.m., January 27, 2009 Updated 4:56 p.m. in print edition on 7A
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius promised Tuesday to veto a plan drafted by Senate Republicans for eliminating a deficit in the current state budget after calling their proposed cuts “draconian.”
4:43 a.m.
Bowersock Mill and Power Company workers, clockwise from left, Rich Foreman, plant manager, Ed Dumas and Shannon Porter, make their way along the icy conditions of the Kansas River Tuesday, Jan. 27. Because of low water levels and no water moving over the top of the dam, the crew has been able to install new boards along the top of the dam. Low water level enables much-needed maintenance to Bowersock Dam
January 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Since Jan. 17, Bowersock crews have been overhauling the dam’s network of wooden boards, metal doors and support systems — components that work together to raise the water level up to 4 feet in the area immediately upriver from the dam.
10:00 a.m.
The Kansas Bankers Association honored Douglas County's Wulfkuhl family with its Water Quality Award. Conservation group honors family whose farming protects water quality
January 28, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Douglas County farmer Mark Wulfkuhle just followed in his late father’s footsteps when it came to conserving land.
2:00 p.m.
Super taste: recipes for the Super Bowl
January 28, 2009
One of the best budget-conscious strategies for creating impressive Super Bowl foods is to start with ingredients that already have tons of flavor.
6:30 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich throws down a dunk during warmups before tipoff against Nebraska Wednesday, Jan. 28, 2009 at the Devaney Center in Lincoln. FINAL: Collins’ late steal helps KU escape with 68-62 victory
5:37 p.m., January 28, 2009 Updated 10:11 p.m.
Collins had a steal and four free throws in the final 29 seconds to help preserve KU’s victory.

All stories

Kentucky’s streak halted
January 28, 2009 in print edition on B4
A recap of Top 25 men’s basketball action.
Election economy
Eliminating primaries in local elections may not be worth the money it saves.
January 28, 2009 in print edition on A8
First, let’s thank everyone who filed for election to seats on the Lawrence school board and Lawrence City Commission.
Nation’s economic mood darkens
January 28, 2009 in print edition on C8
This is one recession Americans aren’t going to spend their way out of.
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