Archive for Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Also from November 4

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Potter Lake The day in photos, November 4, 2009 Performing Arts 3to5 Program 2009
Polls
What do you consider Potter Lake to be?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s a local landmark
 
58%
It’s a disgusting pond
 
20%
It’s a diamond in the rough
 
16%
Not sure
 
4%
Total 624
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Xavier Henry looks for a bucket after being fouled by Fort Hays State forward Ken Bowman during the second half of Tuesday's exhibition at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Xavier Henry scores 14 in debut as KU defeats FHSU, 107-68
5:48 p.m., November 3, 2009 Updated 11:01 p.m.
Sherron Collins led KU with 19 points, as six Jayhawks scored in double figures.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson addresses a group Tuesday at Maceli's at 1031 New Hampshire. His appearance was part of a Summit of electric transmission lines. Parkinson: Feds need to solve power line problem
November 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
More federal guidance is needed if Kansas — and the rest of the country — is to build the transmission lines needed to carry wind energy and meet growing energy demands.
10:00 a.m.
Surgeons and other medical professionals gather around the operating table Tuesday at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., during a surgery on a 19-year-old man who had bone cancer. The 10-hour operation involved amputating the man’s left arm, shoulder blade and collarbone. What makes the surgery unique is that it saved six nerves, which will enable greater use of a prosthesis. Doctors at KU Hospital perform unique surgery on 19-year-old with bone cancer
November 3, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Hospital surgeons performed a unique procedure Tuesday on a 19-year-old man from southwest Missouri who had bone cancer in his left arm.
2:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Street division conducted a practice snow removal run on Tuesday, getting plow blades on and snow removal equipment together and then driving on designated routes. Senior maintenance employee Wesley Bulleigh worked on one of the city’s plows during the exercise. City crews prepare for when the snowflakes start to fall
November 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
For nearly nine hours Tuesday, Tom Orzulak’s crews spread out on 16 familiar routes to traverse Lawrence’s network of 805 lane miles to practice what they’re capable of, responsible for and familiar with: keeping the city’s streets clear of ice and snow.
6:00 p.m.
Physicians assistant Roscoe Shepherd looks over his desktop computer as he fills prescriptions at the Veterans Affairs Clinic at 2200 Harvard Road in this 2009 file photo. VA a leader in electronic records
November 4, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Department of Veterans Affairs is a pioneer when it comes to electronic health records and is serving as an example of what a future national health information network might look like.

All stories

Cumin-rosemary rub flavors easy lamb chops
November 4, 2009 in print edition on C2
These simple but well-seasoned lamb chops are a weeknight kitchen dream.
Journalism students seek truth
November 4, 2009 in print edition on A8
Anthony McKinney got a life sentence for running down the street.
Government exceeds power
November 4, 2009 in print edition on A9
Does the U.S. Constitution stand for anything in an era of government excess?