Archive for Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Also from November 11

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, November 11, 2009
Polls
When is it the right time to put up Christmas decorations?

Poll results

Response Percent
The day after Thanksgiving
 
56%
Early December
 
25%
Now is a good time
 
9%
Keep them up all year
 
5%
Christmas Eve
 
2%
Total 1142
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson throws one down as Pittsburg State defenders Quincy Owens (23) and Spencer Magana (2) watch during the first half Tuesday, Nov. 10, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. Robinson not just a ‘motor’
November 11, 2009 in print edition on 1B
One of the coolest things about the game Dr. James Naismith invented in Springfield, Mass., as it’s played today, is that no two players are alike.
10:00 a.m.
The U.S. Marine Corps celebrated its 234th birthday locally on Tuesday with veterans and friends at the Dole Institute of Politics. In traditional style, Col. Ivan Glasco, second from right, and Capt. Jose Nicolas cut birthday cake to mark the occasion. John Diehl, left, was recognized as the oldest Marine in attendance and received the second piece of cake, while 23-year-old Lance Cpl. Jordan Alley, center, was to receive the third piece for being the youngest Marine there. Glasco, the assistant chief of staff of the Marine Corps Mobilization Command and the guest of honor, got the first piece. U.S. Marines of all ages celebrate 234th birthday of Corps
November 10, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Marine survivors from every major American military operation since World War II were represented as about 200 Lawrence area Marines celebrated the Corps’ 234th birthday on Tuesday at the Dole Institute of Politics.
2:00 p.m.
Deerfield third-grader Amanda Stinnett practices writing a “W” in cursive in this 2009 file photo. Education officials see more cuts coming
November 10, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Deputy Education Commissioner Dale Dennis said public schools will see a $150 per student decrease in spending immediately because education costs have gone up and state leaders have said they will not make up the difference.
6:00 p.m.
Tommy Hutchinson works on an area farm Tuesday morning. At age 27, Hutchinson, who served in the Navy Reserves in Iraq, is part of a new generation of military veterans. New generations putting stamp on military service
November 11, 2009 in print edition on 1A
On this day, when America pauses to honor its veterans, the very nature of the word is undergoing a shift to include a new generation of soldiers.

All stories

Pump patrol
November 11, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.52 at several stations.
Commodities
November 11, 2009 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Thanks, vets
America’s veterans deserve the best social services and medical care this nation has to offer.
November 11, 2009 in print edition on A8
Today is Veterans Day, but it shouldn’t be the only day we remember and honor the contributions of America’s military veterans.
Poll: Country in a funk
November 11, 2009 in print edition on A2
The euphoria of 2008 is over: America is in a funk.