Archive for Sunday, November 8, 2009

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12:00 a.m.
A panorama shot shows the first-floor interior of the Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread Ave., during a University Forum. The ministry team is celebrating the site’s 50th year and raising funds for building improvements. Sacred landmark: Capital campaign drives changes at ECM in its 50th year at KU
November 7, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Standing outside of the Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, it looks much the same as it has to passers-by for the past 50 years, all salmon brick, smooth lines and a groovy presence.
6:00 a.m.
Todd Reesing fumbled twice in the first half against Kansas State in Manhattan Saturday, November 7, 2009. K-State wins by not losing
November 8, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Sometimes the best way to win a football game is by not losing it.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University Air Force ROTC cadets stand vigil Saturday at the campus Vietnam War memorial. Cadets stood guard at the three campus war memorials to honor fallen soldiers before Veterans Day, which is Wednesday. Kansas University ROTC cadets fill shifts at memorials
November 8, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Amid the flurry of activity over Veterans Day weekend, Kansas University ROTC cadets could be found standing silently for an hour as they paid tribute to fallen soldiers.
2:00 p.m.
From inside his tow truck, repo man Bryan Sorenson waits outside a Lawrence home Oct. 11 as he looks for a vehicle owner who faces repossession. Sorenson explained that although there will always be repossession orders to follow, the down economy has sent plenty of business his way recovering collateral from those who have fallen behind on their monthly payments. Repossessions up amid downturn
November 8, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The rumble of the diesel engine is constant. That steady growl from Bryan Sorenson’s Ford dually pickup is probably what raised the red flags at this home near the eastern edge of Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Baldwin City resident Joe Bathke, atop the bar at Hickory Creek Barbecue, belts out his version of ACDC’s “Highway to Hell” during a recent karaoke night performance. Baldwin City resident finds his voice through karaoke ‘hobby’
November 8, 2009 in print edition on 1B
“Joe! Joe! Joe!” The crowd goes wild and yells Joe Bathke’s name in rhythmic chants.

All stories

Shelter concerns
Perhaps a public forum scheduled for this week will allay some residents’ concerns about relocating the local homeless shelter.
November 8, 2009 in print edition on B6
Proponents of a plan to move the Lawrence Community Shelter to a new location on East 23rd Street are taking a smart step by scheduling a public forum to discuss their project.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Autumn Song’
November 8, 2009 in print edition on D3
The grass turns;
Robert Altman’s passions shine through in colleague’s tales
November 8, 2009 in print edition on D3
For Robert Altman, art imitated life.
KU coughs it up
Reesing’s slump continues; KU falls
November 8, 2009 in print edition on C1
Todd Reesing can’t explain it, and so, for the most part, he has given up trying.
economy Being jobless harder than it used to be
Unemployment period lasts longer, people carry more debt than in 1982
November 8, 2009 in print edition on A3
It hurts more to be unemployed now than the last time the jobless rate hit 10 percent.
Top 25 college football roundup
No. 1 Gators win, but it wasn’t pretty
November 8, 2009 in print edition on C6
Florida didn’t do much to erase the negative vibes from a rough week.
Navy officer makes unique homecoming to Vietnam
U.S. commander fled country when he was 5
November 8, 2009 in print edition on A8
On the day his side lost the Vietnam War, Hung Ba Le fled his homeland at the age of 5 in a fishing trawler crammed with 400 refugees.
Some doctors refuse to give vaccine
November 8, 2009 in print edition on A8
The biggest frustration facing many doctors is the dearth of swine flu vaccine for their patients.
Health officials: Flu lessening in Kansas
November 8, 2009 in print edition on B8
Flu activity is dropping across Kansas.
Rebuilding your portfolio
Recovery will take time, but don’t despair
November 8, 2009 in print edition on E1
At the height of the recession and the tumult in the stock market, many workers were stunned to see their 401(k)s shrink to 201(k)s.
City commission agenda for November 10, 2009
Annexation of land near Kasold Curve on agenda
November 8, 2009 in print edition on B8
Lawrence city commission agenda for November 10, 2009.
2010 elections: Democratic fears, GOP hopes
November 8, 2009 in print edition on A7
Oh, how the tables have turned.
To defang Taliban, some look to private schools
November 8, 2009 in print edition on A9
The schoolhouse is so tiny that dozens of pupils have to sit outdoors.