Archive for Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Also from November 18

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Behind the Lens - Photographing snowfall The day in photos, November 18, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think you could be an impartial juror in the trial of Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the accused 9/11 planner?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
56%
Yes
 
39%
Not sure
 
4%
Total 774
Do you want Mark Mangino to remain as the football coach at KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
47%
Yes
 
40%
Undecided
 
12%
Total 1823
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris watches as a last-second shot by Memphis guard Elliot Williams as it goes up, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Williams missed the shot and the Jayhawks won, 57-55. 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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich gets up to reject a shot by Memphis guard Elliot Williams during the first half, Tuesday, Nov. 17, 2009 at the Scottrade Center in St. Louis. Center Aldrich steady
November 18, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Xavier Henry missed shots, froze the offense by keeping the ball too long and at times was sloppy.
10:00 a.m.
About 60 officers and animal officials removed 169 birds Tuesday from this property at 2174 N. 700 Road. Two arrested in suspected Douglas County cockfighting ring; 169 birds seized from property
12:46 p.m., November 17, 2009 Updated 4:27 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Two people were arrested Tuesday after a cockfighting operation was raided at a rural Douglas County home south of Eudora, authorities said.
10:00 a.m.
A section of an original span of the Kansas Turnpike bridge over the Kansas River came down Sunday afternoon. The blast happened around 12:15 p.m., and was the first of three planned explosions to demolish the bridge. The second blast was scheduled for 10 a.m. this morning, but the fog moved it to 10:30. One bridge spectator will really have a blast
12:00 a.m., November 18, 2009 Updated 2:29 p.m. in print edition on 3A
One of the Kansas Turnpike Authority’s 100 or so invited guests will get a chance to blast a 250-ton section of steel with the push of a button.
1:10 p.m.
Online chat
Ready to quit smoking? LMH educator is ready to help
November 18, 2009
Aynsley Anderson, community education coordinator for Lawrence Memorial Hospital, is ready to help smokers kick the habit. She teaches smoking cessation classes at LMH and in the community. She also can offer tips on how nonsmokers can help loved ones and friends accomplish their goals.
2:30 p.m.
Kasey Lane, a worker at Lasting Impressions in The Malls Shopping Center, sorts through clothes for sale Tuesday. The shopping center at 23rd and Louisiana streets is celebrating a half-century in business this year. Lasting Impressions has been in the Malls for 20 years. Malls still a fixture after 50 years
November 18, 2009 in print edition on 11B
John Kiefer remembers the early days when he opened Kief’s Records and Hi-Fi in a space at The Malls Shopping Center, on the southwest corner of 23rd and Louisiana streets.
6:00 p.m.
Melanie Birge smokes what she hopes will be one of her last cigarettes. After 32 years of smoking, Birge hopes to quit smoking during the Great American Smokeout this week. Smoker ready to extinguish habit
November 18, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Ten-year-old Katie Pina wants her mom to stop smoking.

All stories

Fear of offense is dangerous
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A11
That the Fort Hood gunman had plenty of enablers is unmistakable.
Bottom-up strategy could bypass Karzai
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A10
Is there any way to get around Afghan President Hamid Karzai?
Pump patrol
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.42 at several stations.
Investigation under way
Football review involves personnel matter
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A1
The Kansas University football program and its coach soon will be under review.
People in the news
November 18, 2009 in print edition on B10
People in the news for November 18, 2009.
Better not cough: Santas lobby for swine flu shots
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A12
Forget cookies and milk. Santa wants the swine flu vaccine.
Poll: Americans say sometimes it isn’t easy being green
November 18, 2009 in print edition on A2
Sometimes it’s easier to think green than be green.
Wicked west Texas
Devastating injuries, losses haunt OU
November 18, 2009 in print edition on B8
None of Oklahoma’s players can claim many happy memories from playing at Texas Tech.