Archive for Sunday, May 31, 2009

Also from May 31

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Vigils held in Lawrence, Wichita for George Tiller George Tiller shot to death The day in photos, May 31, 2009 LHS vs. Shawnee Mission West 2009 state track meet Bernadette Gray-Little is greeted by the community Reenacting the Battle of Black Jack Behind the Lens - Decisive Moment
Polls
Who is your pick to win the Big 12 South football title next season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Oklahoma
 
54%
Texas
 
37%
Baylor
 
3%
Oklahoma State
 
3%
Texas A&M
 
1%
Texas Tech
 
0%
Total 361
Some have suggested making a donation to abortion-rights group in Tiller's name. Would you make such a donation?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
52%
Yes
 
44%
Don’t know
 
2%
Total 2488
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Ryan Steiner, 4, left and his twin brothers Zach and Cole, 6, have their photograph taken by their father, Chad Steiner, Overland Park, in front of Thomas the Tank Engine at the Midland Railway in Baldwin City, May 30, 2009. Thomas the Tank Engine’ coming to Baldwin City
May 29, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Baldwin City Depot’s “Day out with Thomas” runs this weekend and June 5 to June 7.
6:00 a.m.
Newly appointed Kansas University chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little is welcomed by KU graduate Christopher Reine, Kansas City, Mo., on Saturday during Gray-Little’s introduction to the university community at the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. At right is Jeff Aube, who served as a member of the chancellor search committee and is a professor of medicinal chemistry at KU. ‘Right place for me’
May 31, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Bernadette Gray-Little said it hasn’t taken long for community members to reach out and congratulate her on being named Kansas University’s 17th chancellor. More than 200 of them came to the Kansas Union on Saturday afternoon to meet Gray-Little in her first public appearance after being named as KU’s 17th chancellor. They greeted her warmly — with two standing ovations — as she spoke on the KU campus for the first time.
10:00 a.m.
Anthony Smith, who was wounded while serving in Iraq, will participate in the Ironman 70.3 Kansas with help from Operation Rebound. Group helps wounded veteran compete
May 31, 2009 in print edition on 1A
For athletes who compete in extreme endurance events like the upcoming Ironman 70.3 Kansas, injuries are just another part of the challenge. Strained hamstrings, shin splints and sore backs are just a few of the common ailments these endurance athletes frequently encounter.
2:14 p.m.
The body of a shooting victim is removed from the Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kan., Sunday, May 31, 2009. Media outlets have identified the victim as George Tiller, the controversial abortion provider who has long been the subject of protests. 51-year-old man arrested in murder of George Tiller outside his church
11:43 a.m., May 31, 2009 Updated 9:07 p.m.
George Tiller, the controversial Wichita doctor who was at the center of the abortion debate in Kansas, was shot to death this morning as he walked into his church.

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KU baseball ends season with 12-1 loss to North Carolina
The Jayhawks defeated Coastal Carolina, 5-1, earlier Sunday
03:41 p.m., May 31, 2009 Updated 07:04 p.m. in print edition on B1
The Kansas baseball team ended its season with a 12-1 loss to North Carolina on Sunday afternoon in the Chapel Hill, N.C. regional.