Archive for Monday, November 30, 2009

Also from November 30

On the street
Photo galleries
Jayhawk fans serving in the military The day in photos, November 30, 2009
How will the economy affect your gift-giving this year?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m giving less
No change
I’m not giving any gifts
I’m giving more
Total 772

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Anne Wilsey, second from left, leads a “Self-Care 101” class at Be Moved Studio, 2 E. Seventh St. The class combines yoga with other self-care instruction. To ease holiday stress, people are encouraged to exercise, watch what they eat, get plenty of rest and, simply and mindfully, breathe. Breathing lessons
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Having eaten the Thanksgiving leftovers, braved the early-morning sales, survived the Kansas-Missouri game and otherwise endured the weekend, it’s time to get moving again.
10:00 a.m.
Gina Wilcox, left, and her family and friends were setting out holiday decorations Saturday. The Wilcox home at 27th and Harper streets has a dazzling display of seasonal cheer. A labor of love shines brightly
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Gina Wilcox can tell you the most difficult part about putting up an extravaganza of Christmas lights. It is trying to find that darn, elusive scrooge of a bulb that has burned out and is ruining a whole string of lights.
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. As school funding takes another budget hit, KNEA calls for more responsible tax policy
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The upcoming fight over whether to cut more from the state budget or raise taxes to make up for lost revenue will inevitably focus on public school funding.
6:00 p.m.
Decorated trees stand in Liberty Hall, ready to be displayed during Lawrence’s 2009 Festival of Trees. Decorated trees to take bow in annual holiday fundraiser
November 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The 23rd annual Lawrence Festival of Trees, which kicks off Monday has become a Christmastime tradition.

All stories

Crews respond to east Lawrence building fire
09:44 p.m., November 30, 2009 Updated 11:45 p.m. in print edition on A4
Emergency crews responded to a structure fire in the 800 block of Garfield Street.
St. Louis prep Beal chooses Florida
High school junior says KU was runner-up
10:11 a.m., November 30, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B1
Bradley Beal tried to squeeze several caps onto a podium Monday morning in the St. Louis Chaminade High School library.
Chiefs give it away
Chargers turn four turnovers into scores
November 30, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Chargers converted four turnovers into scores in a 43-14 victory over Kansas City on Sunday to run their winning streak to six games.
Turbulence ahead: Senate to begin health care debate
November 30, 2009 in print edition on A12
The 60 votes aren’t there any more.
Medical marijuana blurs legal lines
November 30, 2009 in print edition on A9
Inside the green neon sign, which is shaped like a marijuana leaf, is a red cross.