Archive for Monday, November 2, 2009

Also from November 2

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, November 2, 2009 KU women's basketball vs. Pittsburg State
Should pay raises for Lawrence city employees be based on years of service or performance?

Poll results

Response Percent
Years of service
Not sure
Total 1292
Are alternative remedies, such as acupuncture and the use of herbs, effective in treatment of illness?

Poll results

Response Percent
Depends on the treatment
Not sure
Total 653

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.”
6:00 a.m.
Dr. Sabrina Prewett talks about the new computerized records system at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Prewett, the medical director of the LMH emergency department, has been instrumental in helping set up the new system. In January, the emergency room will be one of few nationwide that is paperless. Health industry finally moving toward computerized records
November 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The health care industry is trying to catch up when it comes to technology.
10:00 a.m.
Kyle Snow pushes Zach Herries on the track around the football field during a Eudora High School band performance before the start of the football game on Oct. 23. Snow’s participation allows Herries, who has cerebral palsy, to perform with the band. Eudora student steps in to help marching band
November 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kyle Snow marches out onto Laws Field in Eudora on a recent Friday night. He’s not wearing a band uniform. He carries no instrument. He doesn’t make a sound. But the Eudora High School senior may very well be one of the most instrumental members of the marching band.
10:00 a.m.
By compiling writings from female inmates at the Douglas County Jail, Paige Blair, left, and Iris Wilkinson have produced a printed collection of thoughts from the inmates. Creative writing collection by inmates helps participants find common ground
November 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A full literary cycle. That’s what Americorps volunteer Paige Blair calls the recent six-page publication of collected short stories, poems and essays created by female inmates at the Douglas County Jail.
6:00 p.m.
Beth Brubeck, a 1994 graduate of Kansas State and the lone Wildcat fan of the household, is pictured with her in-house rivals, husband Bryan Brubeck, a 1994 Kansas University graduate, and sons Nick, 5, on shoulders, and Andrew, 7. In-house rivalry: Families cope with dueling alma maters, mascots
November 2, 2009
Kansas State University graduates know they’re outnumbered in Lawrence. And for two Wildcats who live here in a “house divided” — with a spouse who graduated from Kansas University and children who cheer for the Jayhawks — home is little comfort.

All stories

Two of a kind
Collins, Aldrich named preseason first-team All-Americans
12:25 p.m., November 2, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B1
Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins, who last month were named the Big 12’s co-preseason basketball players of the year, shared another huge honor Monday.
Attorney General candidate wants to allow more cases in small claims court
Current Senate majority leader expects to press for legislation in the next session
November 2, 2009
Kansas Senate Majority Leader Derek Schmidt wants to allow more cases to be settled in small claims court.
Pump patrol
November 2, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.57 at several stations.
Enrollment shift
Rising community college enrollment may be a temporary trend — or a long-term shift for higher education.
November 2, 2009 in print edition on A7
It will be interesting to track the current upswing in community college enrollment to see whether the increase is primarily a response to the current lagging economy or the start of a new trend in higher education.
Divorces granted
November 2, 2009 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted by the Douglas County District Court
Marriage licenses issued
November 2, 2009 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued in Douglas County Court.