Archive for Sunday, November 1, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
U.S. Army Lt. Gen. William Caldwell an audience at the Dole Institute of Politics in this 2007 file photo. U.S. Army general taking position in Afghanistan highlights leader training
October 31, 2009 in print edition on 1B
An Army general coming to the end of one command and embarking on a new one emphasized Friday the importance of developing strong and capable leaders in Afghanistan.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University quarterback  Todd Reesing (5) loses the ball after a big hit by Texas Tech’s Daniel Howard. The Jayhawks lost four of five fumbles in a 42-21 loss to the Red Raiders on Saturday in Lubbock, Texas. QB playing hurt, and it clearly shows
November 1, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino has his reasons for keeping injuries a secret. Knowing a player is hurt can change the way the opposition prepares its game plan. Dirty players might even want to aim for the injured guy’s aching body part.
10:00 a.m.
Wastewater treatment operator Jay Lovett crosses the catwalk over one of the aeration ponds at the Lawrence Wastewater Treatment Facility in March of this year. Operations at this facility as well as the newer Clinton Treatment Plant are supported by wholesale water purchases by other communities. Some are considering their options as Lawrence's water prices have risen. City’s high prices driving away some rural water districts
November 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
For decades there’s been a big business in Lawrence City Hall that stretches well beyond the borders of the city limits.
2:00 p.m.
Harry Herington, Lawrence, center, has a goal to ride his motorcycle to every state capital in the country. Early Thursday morning, Herington, joined by Lawrence police officers Tracy Russell, left, and Laurence Corder, right, prepare to hit the road to Little Rock, Ark. Herington and his Ride4Cops program wants to raise awareness of the dangers of law enforcement and support families of fallen officers. Little Rock will be Herington's seventh state capital. Lawrence man hits the road to nation’s capitals to raise awareness of fallen law enforcement officers
October 30, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Riding a motorcycle to every state capital in America seems unfathomable for most, especially in a period of just three years. But for Lawrence resident Harry Herington - who is the chief executive officer of a multimillion-dollar company - anything is possible.
6:00 p.m.
Lei Shi, Kansas University graduate student and research assistant, tweaks inputs to the Multi-channel Coherent Radar Depth Sounder, or MCoRDS, on the plane during a flight. KU researchers are stationed in Chile to help NASA gather more information on the world’s polar ice. KU team delves into ice sheet research
November 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A team of Kansas University researchers is in the midst of playing a special role in monitoring the health of the planet. It began with “mowing the lawn.”

All stories

No. 3 Texas clobbers Cowboys
Big 12 roundup
November 1, 2009 in print edition on C7
A greedy Texas defense is making Colt McCoy’s life so much easier.
Recycling has a long history in collectibles
November 1, 2009 in print edition on D8
Recycling and reusing is not a new idea.
Alleged terror plot bucks usual trend
American accused of going to Denmark to plot attack on newspaper
November 1, 2009 in print edition on E10
It is a worrisome first: an American accused of going to Europe to plot a terrorist attack there.
Back in service
City officials have set a reasonable course to finance renovations that will put the former Carnegie Library back in use.
November 1, 2009 in print edition on B6
The stage appears to be set to get the renovation of the former Carnegie Library at Ninth and Vermont streets back on track.
Wedge leads way as Lions repeat as state champs
Unlike last year’s surprise, Lawrence High expected to win this year
November 1, 2009 in print edition on C1
Roy Wedge led Lawrence High’s boys cross country team to a repeat state title.
After all the fuss, government health plan to cover few
Estimate: Only 2% of Americans under 65 would sign up for public option under bill
November 1, 2009 in print edition on A5
What’s all the fuss about? After all the noise over Democrats’ push for a government insurance plan to compete with private carriers, coverage numbers are finally in: Two percent.
People in the news
November 1, 2009 in print edition on D5
People in the news for November 1, 2009.
Marleys wage war on trademark pirates
November 1, 2009 in print edition on E10
Coming to a store near you: Bob Marley video games, shoes … snowboards?
No room
November 1, 2009 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Who told the school board that there is room in the high schools for freshmen?