Archive for Thursday, November 5, 2009

Also from November 5

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, November 5, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Who is your favorite Sesame Street Muppet character?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cookie Monster
 
19%
Oscar the Grouch
 
15%
Grover
 
13%
Kermit the Frog
 
12%
Elmo
 
9%
Ernie
 
7%
The Count
 
7%
Big Bird
 
5%
Other
 
5%
Bert
 
2%
Total 970
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Newt Gingrich speaks Wednesday at the Eldridge Hotel before heading to a speech at the Dole Institute. The conservative author said Republicans would have enough time to field a high-quality candidate for 2012. Gingrich: GOP victories could set model for nation
November 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The face of the 1994 Republican takeover of Congress saw something he liked in Tuesday night’s election results.
10:00 a.m.
Jerry deNoyelles, deputy director of the Kansas Biological Survey and a professor in the ecology and evolutionary biology department at Kansas University, disassembles a coring unit after taking a core sample from Potter Lake Wednesday, Nov. 4, 2009 at Potter Lake. Both Kansas Biological Survey officials and Kansas University faculty from both the ecology and evolutionary biology department and the environmental studies department worked to extract core samples from the lake to measure sedimentation. In back are KU environmental studies professor Bob Hagen and Lenexa senior Ryan Callihan. Soil samples to help save Potter Lake
November 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University scientists who travel all over the state gathering data on lakes stayed home on Wednesday conducting research in their backyard. What they found was enough silt in Potter Lake to fill roughly 600 dump trucks with mud.
2:00 p.m.
K2 is a legal, smokable herbal mixture with chemical properties similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy said. K3 is a new drug that is legal because its compounds have been altered from what was found in K2. New, legal, drug has law enforcement concerned — and it’s already on a Lawrence store’s shelves
November 4, 2009 in print edition on 3A
It’s not marijuana, but some local law enforcement officials say K2 is very similar. It’s a legal, smokable herbal mixture moving across the nation and its already available in Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Korto Momolu Korto Couture: “Project Runway” designer Korto Momolu brings her everyday chic to Lawrence
November 5, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Korto Momolu’s personal background is as vibrant as one of the colorful outfits which nearly won her “Project Runway.”

All stories

People in the news
November 5, 2009 in print edition on B8
Steve Martin and Alec Baldwin will co-host the Oscars.
Commodities
November 5, 2009 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday.
Pump patrol
November 5, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.57 at several stations.