Archive for Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Also from November 10

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Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Pittsburg State The day in photos, November 10, 2009
Who impressed you the most against Pittsburg State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Thomas Robinson
Marcus Morris
Xavier Henry
Markieff Morris
Total 3605
Which twin will start more games for KU this season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Markieff Morris
Marcus Morris
Total 112
Are you satisfied with how our culture recognizes military veterans?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 629

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
PB&J in the U.S.A.
November 9, 2009
Is peanut butter and jelly our national sandwich? The numbers seem to indicate as much.
6:00 a.m.
A KU student walks down 12th Street near Ohio Street, Monday, Nov. 9.  The city is seeking $150,000 in grant money to build a new sidewalk and add lighting to this area in the Oread Neighborhood, where more than a dozen late-night robberies and attacks have occurred this year. City hopes to get grant money to make safer path between KU campus and downtown
November 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
City engineers think if they can secure a $150,000 grant that they can address safety concerns about paths between Kansas University and downtown.
10:00 a.m.
Kings Construction of Oskaloosa was busy working Monday just south of the old FMC plant making a 'L' shaped road and a building pad for a future Tractor Supply store site. Business development taking shape
November 10, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Piles of dirt and tons of heavy equipment at the intersection of 23rd Street and O’Connell Drive are catching the attention of passing motorists, and developers of the corner are glad of it.
2:00 p.m.
Students in a 9th grade biology class at Southwest Junior High School participate in a virtual classroom. Lawrence school Supt. Randy Weseman said statewide budget cuts could lead to layoffs or reductions in services. Education commission challenges elected leaders to enhance funding for Kansas schools
November 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
State budget cuts to public schools are unacceptable and elected leaders need to raise enough revenue to properly fund education, a commission said Monday.
6:00 p.m.
A scene along the Ninnescah River, in southwestern Kansas. “I watched the Ninnescah,” Mike Blair writes. “Its water flowed, and fish broke the surface. Drifting currents showed time in a different way. I understood life in a different way. Then the sky brightened, and it was time to go. When I left, I, too, was different.” Season’s greetings: Photographer’s book explores Kansas nature
November 10, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Mike Blair once nearly was run over by a moose.
6:30 p.m.
Kansas forward Xavier Henry puts up a jumper prior to tipoff against Pittsburg State, Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: KU gives highlight-reel performance in 103-45 exhibition win over Pitt. State
5:38 p.m., November 10, 2009 Updated 11:37 p.m.
Freshman Thomas Robinson led the Jayhawks with 17 points.

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People in the news
November 10, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for November 10, 2009.
Obama pastry chef ‘The Crustmaster’
November 10, 2009 in print edition on C8
Poor Bill Yosses. He’s the White House pastry chef. He makes desserts for a living.
Gorilla dies at zoo
November 10, 2009 in print edition on B10
A 17-year-old Lowland gorilla has died at the Topeka Zoo.
Hawker Beechcraft to close Salina plant
About 240 employees work at operation
November 10, 2009 in print edition on B10
Airplane maker Hawker Beechcraft Corp. announced Monday that it will close its Salina operation.
First lady has a balanced TV menu
November 10, 2009 in print edition on B8
She’s hanging with Elmo and Emeril Lagasse, Big Bird and Bobby Flay.
Detained Americans accused of spying
Country intends to put 3 U.S. hikers on trial
November 10, 2009 in print edition on A8
Iran accused three detained Americans of spying Monday, signaling Tehran intends to put them on trial.
Chiefs cut Johnson
Despite baggage, RB likely tempting
November 10, 2009 in print edition on B6
The Chiefs released Larry Johnson on Monday, the day he was due back from his second suspension in the past 12 months.
Cats are independent but trainable
November 10, 2009 in print edition on C2
People have low expectations of cats.