Archive for Tuesday, November 17, 2009

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KU vs. Memphis Sweet potatoes: Not just a yam Suspected cockfighting operation raided Coach Mark Mangino press conference The day in photos, November 17, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Memphis?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
89%
Sherron Collins
 
6%
Xavier Henry
 
3%
Tyshawn Taylor
 
0%
Other
 
0%
Total 29
Who will be the leading scorer for KU against Memphis?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
52%
Cole Aldrich
 
21%
Xavier Henry
 
19%
Tyshawn Taylor
 
2%
Thomas Robinson
 
1%
Elijah Johnson
 
0%
Other
 
0%
Marcus Morris
 
0%
Total 110
Should the Lawrence School Board consider closing some schools to save money in response to declining state funding?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
48%
No
 
44%
Not sure
 
6%
Total 1050
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Elise Loney, far right, and her classmates, from left, Liesel Reussner, Kara Resseguie and Lily Lancaster, dance during rehearsals at “Pippin!” earlier this month at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Class acts: Free State junior shares work behind ‘Pippin’
November 16, 2009
With a cast and a tech crew of more than 60 talented members, we truly are presenting our own piece of magic at Free State High School; and just as our first chorus of the musical states, “It’s all for you.”
6:00 a.m.
The architect's drawing shows the proposed new community shelter planned for the site of the former Don's Steakhouse on East 23rd Street. Plan stalls to move homeless shelter
12:00 a.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 9:17 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Not yet. Leaders of the local homeless shelter did not win the big victory they had hoped for Monday night as Lawrence-Douglas County Planning commissioners declined to act on plans for a new shelter in eastern Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Doreen Cronin, award-winning children’s author, center right, danced with students Monday at the Lawrence Public Library as part of Kansas Reads to Preschoolers Week. The group participated in a mini-movement session with Danielle Lawrence, an instructor with Lawrence Parks and Recreation. Kansas libraries team up to teach children to read, get fit
November 16, 2009 in print edition on 3A
It might have taken a few minutes for the group of about 40 preschoolers to stop wiggling around. But as soon as author Doreen Cronin began reading her book Monday afternoon at the Lawrence Public Library, the children were all ears.
2:00 p.m.
A still from the new movie, "2012." End Times Entrepreneurialism: Hollywood taps into the ‘2012’ prediction for big box-office profits
November 17, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Hollywood’s latest foray in the apocalyptic genre carries a curious title: “2012.” That’s the year popularly believed to be the end of the ancient Maya calendar. Roland Emmerich’s new movie uses the apocalyptic date as a springboard to show the end of the world on screen with a melee of CGI and special effects. While the movie “2012” has been widely panned as a shallow disaster-porn flick, the cultural phenomenon surrounding 2012 is a fascinating rabbit hole…
2:12 p.m.
KU football coach Mark Mangino fielded questions about a recent meeting between football players and Athletic Director Lew Perkins at his weekly Tuesday press conference at the Anderson Family Football Complex. KU AD Perkins meets with football players over concerns about coach Mark Mangino
9:40 a.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 9:45 p.m.
Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins met Monday night with the school’s football players to discuss concerns about football coach Mark Mangino brought to his attention by one of the current players and others with ties to the football program, the Journal-World has learned.
3:26 p.m.
KU football coach Mark Mangino fielded questions about a recent meeting between football players and Athletic Director Lew Perkins at his weekly Tuesday press conference at the Anderson Family Football Complex. Investigation of Mangino launched after player complains coach poked him
11:57 a.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 9:42 p.m.
The Kansas Athletic Department is conducting an investigation of football coach Mark Mangino and the Journal-World has confirmed the investigation began after Arist Wright complained that Mangino poked him in the chest in the days before KU took on Colorado.
9:00 p.m.
Kansas guard C.J. Henry, right, and forward Thomas Robinson run a weave before tipping off against Memphis, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. FINAL: KU survives Memphis, 57-55
7:57 p.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 12:47 a.m.
UM’s Elliot Williams missed a three-point attempt at the buzzer as KU held on for the two-point win.

All stories

People in the news
November 17, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for November 17, 2009.
Americans fret over hidden health overhaul costs
November 17, 2009 in print edition on A7
It’s the cost, Mr. President.
9/11 trial rife with security threats
November 17, 2009 in print edition on A7
Hot sauce and a comb were all an al-Qaida suspect in New York needed to nearly kill one of his guards nine years ago.
The other
November 17, 2009 in print edition on A9
To the editor: “Them.” They are not like us.
Pump patrol
November 17, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.42 at several stations.
Ravens rock Browns
But ‘cheap shot’ on star linebacker leaves bad taste in players’ mouths
November 17, 2009 in print edition on B5
Even after Baltimore had punished Brady Quinn, Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis got in one more vicious hit on Cleveland’s quarterback.
Oh, the memories
KU, Memphis to meet for first time since title game
12:00 a.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 08:48 a.m. in print edition on B1
There are reminders of Kansas University’s 2008 national title victory over Memphis all over Allen Fieldhouse.