Archive for Thursday, July 30, 2009

Also from July 30

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Ebony and Ivory @ The Replay
Podcasts
Polls
How many different places have you lived in your life?

Poll results

Response Percent
13 or more
 
23%
4-6
 
22%
7-9
 
20%
1-3
 
17%
10-12
 
15%
Total 1003
What is your advice for Northwesterners dealing with a heat wave?

Poll results

Response Percent
Buy an air conditioner or fan
 
46%
Go jump in a lake or a pool
 
35%
Have a cold drink
 
9%
Shop in an air-conditioned store
 
4%
Eat more ice cream
 
3%
Total 498
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing is interviewed during Big 12 Media Days on Tuesday in Irving, Texas. Reesing said he isn’t surprised KU is picked to finish second in the Big 12 North. Goal-oriented
July 29, 2009 in print edition on 1B
When you have been playing football at Kansas University for three years, as Jayhawks quarterback Todd Reesing has, you learn to temper your expectations in matters of media affection.
6:00 a.m.
Matthew Jaeger, 24, sits with his defense attorney, Pedro Irigonegaray, in Douglas County District Court in this Sept. 2009 file photo. Different pictures emerge of events surrounding beating and kidnapping of Matthew Jaeger’s ex-girlfriend
12:27 p.m., July 29, 2009 Updated 6:04 p.m. in print edition on 1A
As a trial got under way Wednesday morning for a former Kansas University student accused of beating and kidnapping his ex-girlfriend, lawyers painted starkly different pictures about the events of Oct. 9, 2007.
10:00 a.m.
Scott McVey runs east on College Boulevard along with morning traffic on Wednesday. McVey was celebrating his last commute to Lenexa by doing it on foot — all 28.2 miles of it. He left his home on Massachusetts Street at 4:35 a.m. Wednesday and hit the finish line at his Lenexa office soon after 9 a.m. Lawrence man marks his last KC commute with a trek of a two-legged kind
July 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Having already logged more than 58,000 miles behind the wheel while commuting to work, Lawrence resident Scott McVey actually couldn’t wait to make his all-too-familiar trip yet again.
2:00 p.m.
Bernadette Gray-Little, KU's 17th Chancellor. Busy schedule awaits KU’s next chancellor
July 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Incoming Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will be focused on getting to know the campus and the state upon her arrival at KU.
6:00 p.m.
Sandbar co-owners Rita "Peach" Madl and David Johanning. Wasting Away In Larryville
July 28, 2009 in print edition on 1C
If SpongeBob SquarePants were to ever move out of his pineapple under the sea and venture into the bar business, it’s a safe bet he’d open up an establishment almost identical to the Sandbar…

All stories

Raiders win first at state
Lawrence tops Hays, to meet Tongie today
July 30, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Lawrence Raiders opened state with a 9-8 victory over Hays.
No assists, no bullpen, no W for Greinke
July 30, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Royals didn’t record an assist in a 7-3 loss to the Orioles.
Quest for perfection
Ottawa Legion team to put 39-0 record on line
July 30, 2009 in print edition on B1
Ottawa’s Legion baseball team carries a 39-0 record into the AA state tournament.
Trash the texts
Driving and text-messaging just don’t mix, and a federal law acknowledging that fact is warranted.
July 30, 2009 in print edition on A7
It’s hard to argue with the basic premise of new federal legislation that would ban motorists from texting or sending e-mail messages while driving.
Black men often stalked by fear
July 30, 2009 in print edition on A7
I’ll tell you why Barack Obama said what he did.