Archive for Friday, November 6, 2009

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The day in photos, November 6, 2009
Would you vote the same way today as you did for president in 2008?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
I didn’t vote in 2008
Total 2844

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.”
6:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Budget estimate declines by 4.2%
November 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
State fiscal experts Thursday said the Kansas economy remains stuck in recession, and that means a further drop in tax revenues and more budget cuts.
10:00 a.m.
South Junior High students watch a video of an interview with a prison inmate as he describes the hardships and sadness of being in jail. The video was part of the Road to Freedom program Thursday, presented by Tom Bevard and his son, Randy, that incorporated rock music and messages of staying off drugs and alcohol and avoiding jail. Kansas father, son bring good behavior program to Lawrence junior high school
November 5, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Tom Bevard and his son, Randy, started the Road To Freedom program. They travel to Kansas middle schools and junior highs to talk to students about staying out of trouble.
2:00 p.m.
Customers at Biggs BBQ, 2429 Iowa, watched an episode of “Judge Judy” on Thursday as the television jurist ruled in a case involving a Kansas University student who was arrested on charges of possessing a fake ID and being a minor in possession of alcohol at Biggs in 2008. Biggs BBQ owner wins partial victory from Judge Judy in fake ID case
12:01 p.m., November 5, 2009 Updated 11:49 p.m. in print edition on 3A
In the end, it came down to the memory of a 22-year-old bartender versus the word of a Kansas University student who admitted to giving false identification to a police officer.
6:00 p.m.
Wes Studi stars in "The Only Good Indian" by Lawrence filmmaker Kevin Willmott. Western union: ‘Only Good Indian’ explores cultural history through revisionist drama
November 6, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Lawrence film director Kevin Willmott spent the week in Alaska, where his latest work, “The Only Good Indian,” opened at theaters as part of Native American Heritage Month.

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LIVE: State Soccer Semis: Firebirds win, 2-0; headed to state title game
Free State will play Washburn Rural at 2 p.m. Saturday for the Class 6A state championship
06:27 p.m., November 6, 2009 Updated 07:39 p.m.
Free State defeated Dodge City, 2-0, in a Class 6A state soccer semifinal tonight at Blue Valley District Soccer Complex.
Pump patrol
November 6, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.57 at several stations.
SUV reported stolen
November 6, 2009 in print edition on A4
A 38-year-old Lawrence man reported Tuesday the theft of a vehicle.
Companies report productivity gains
November 6, 2009 in print edition on B11
Companies across the economy are finding ways to do more with fewer workers, dimming hopes that hiring will take off anytime soon.
November 6, 2009 in print edition on B11
Agriculture futures fell Thursday.
A rush job
Members of Congress are preparing to vote on major health care legislation before fully examining its impact on the nation.
November 6, 2009 in print edition on A10
Democratic members of Congress, with the urging and arm-twisting of President Obama, are pushing for a rare Saturday vote in the U.S. House of Representatives to approve the House version of a new national health care policy.