Archive for Sunday, November 29, 2009

Also from November 29

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, November 29, 2009
Polls
How many people do you think should be on the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department Board?

Poll results

Response Percent
Leave it at five.
 
50%
Seven.
 
15%
Don’t care.
 
10%
Less than five.
 
7%
Not sure.
 
7%
Nine.
 
5%
More than nine.
 
3%
Total 57
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A field goal by Missouri kicker Grant Ressel clears the Jayhawks' defense to win the game for the Tigers, 41-39, as time expires, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009 at Arrowhead Stadium. FINAL: Ressel’s last-second field goal gives MU 41-39 victory over KU
12:50 p.m., November 28, 2009 Updated 7:25 p.m.
The Missouri kicker knocked through a 27-yard field goal with no time remaining, as Todd Reesing’s 498-yard passing day wasn’t enough to save the Jayhawks.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Mark Mangino looks up to the booth during the second quarter, Saturday, Nov. 28, 2009, at Arrowhead Stadium. Mangino not living on his knees
November 29, 2009 in print edition on 1C
He didn’t win the thrilling football game Saturday at Arrowhead Stadium, and for that he felt genuinely bad for his players, especially a senior class that won 20 games in the middle two seasons of their careers.
10:00 a.m.
With their fall season over, the Kansas University men’s ultimate Frisbee club is going through its winter conditioning of drill and practice scrimmage. Brett Hidaka, left, tries to chase down Jack McFarland as he makes the catch. KU teams hone ultimate Frisbee skills
November 29, 2009 in print edition on 1B
More and more Kansas University students are taking part in ultimate Frisbee, a sport growing in popularity nationwide.
2:00 p.m.
Rose Foster, of Lawrence, cradles a portrait of her late husband, Gordon Foster, who committed suicide at age 40. He had attempted suicide several times before and had been dealing with depression for years. At the time of his death, Rose had cancer and the family had just filed for bankruptcy. Suicide numbers climbing
November 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Two years ago, Rikki Kite drove over to her ex-husband’s house, worried because he hadn’t responded to a barrage of phone calls.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence designer Kitty Reese. Reese’s Pieces: Kitty Reese screen-prints designs with a darker ‘Holly Hobbie Country Rainbow Brite’ aesthetic
November 29, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Kitty Reese calls for her fluffy white pet rabbit that’s hopping around her in-house sewing studio. Candy-colored fabric sits in piles, with drawings of woodland creatures hung on the walls. It’s like some kind of Snow White scenario with Reese as the Disney damsel.

All stories

Game balls and gassers
November 29, 2009 in print edition on C4
Game balls and gassers for KU vs. Missouri.
Saddam told truth about missing pilot
Remains found 18 years after being shot down
November 29, 2009 in print edition on E8
Saddam Hussein was telling the truth, this time. The United States just didn’t believe him.
Health overhaul compromise spurs questions about pros, cons
November 29, 2009 in print edition on A5
Maybe you’ve been reading the health care bill in your spare time.
Rat pack: Scientists warm to seemingly invincible rodents
November 29, 2009 in print edition on A4
Naked mole rats don’t get cancer.
Suicide numbers climbing
Douglas County rate may outstrip national average again this year
November 29, 2009 in print edition on A1
Two years ago, Rikki Kite drove over to her ex-husband’s house, worried because he hadn’t responded to a barrage of phone calls.
Pro-life plan
November 29, 2009 in print edition on B7
To the editor: A government-run health insurance option is pro-life.
Moore’s departure leaves seat up for grabs by GOP
Additional candidates eye running in 3rd District
November 29, 2009 in print edition on B1
It could be considered the equivalent of a political “free-for-all.”