Archive for Wednesday, October 14, 2009

Also from October 14

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Allen Fieldhouse renovations Stills from "It Starts With Murder!" The day in photos, October 14, 2009 Shawnee Mission East soccer 2, Lawrence High 0
Polls
What is your favorite part of Late Night in the Phog?

Poll results

Response Percent
The scrimmages
 
35%
The videos
 
29%
The dunks
 
15%
The skits/dancing
 
15%
Other
 
4%
Total 517
Do you take a special trip to view fall colors?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
66%
Yes
 
33%
Total 400
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Peggy Sampson plays the role of Nora in "Cups," a Lawrence Community Theatre production that tells a woman's life story through her bras. A brave tale: Lawrence Community Theatre stages ‘Cups,’ where undergarments mark a woman’s life story
October 13, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Joni Sheram never realized bras could evoke so many emotions. Three years ago, the Colorado playwright penned “Cups,” which tells a woman’s life story through the brassieres she has owned.
6:00 a.m.
Student test scores going up in Kansas
3:01 p.m., October 13, 2009 Updated 6:01 p.m. in print edition on 1A
For a ninth straight year, more Kansas students are achieving or exceeding reading and math standards, officials announced Tuesday afternoon.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University Dining Services executive chef Janna Traver pulls a bunch of lemongrass from one of her planters on the roof of the Kansas Union. Traver estimates that she has gathered 17 pounds of herbs, 12 pounds of tomatoes and 2 pounds of peppers in her second year with the rooftop garden. On Friday, Traver harvested what remained of the garden in anticipation of the first frost. KU tries to become more sustainable in its practices
October 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A national independent organization has given Kansas University a C+ grade for its sustainability efforts this year. KU officials said the grade from the Web site greenreportcard.org is improved from last year’s C-, but it’s a sign the campus still has room to do better.
2:00 p.m.
The dome of the Kansas Statehouse in downtown Topeka is reflected off the windows of a nearby building. House Democrats bristle over description of KPERS as bankrupt
October 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Describing the Kansas governmental pension system as “bankrupt” was incorrect and that description frightened retirees, Democrats on Tuesday told Kansas University’s Art Hall.
6:00 p.m.
Michele Kaminski recently opened The Pink Box Bakeshop, 727 Mass., serving up small batches of pastries. The former marketing executive decided to open the bakery after building a customer base at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market, where she first sold her sweets. Sweet dreams: Former marketing exec opens bakery downtown
October 14, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Blueberry-lemon poundcake. Orange-cranberry scones. Sugar cookies with gently frosted faces. They’re all dreams built in butter, sugar and flour for Michele Kaminski — former marketing whiz and current proprietor of Lawrence’s newest sweets bakery: The Pink Box Bakeshop, 727 Mass., which opened earlier this month.

All stories

Pump patrol
October 14, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.24 at several stations.
Legion baseball changing
Lawrence team to focus on fundamentals, play fewer games — and not be pay-to-play
October 14, 2009 in print edition on B5
American Legion baseball, a summer staple in Lawrence for decades, has a new look. Make that an old look.
Chicago Olympic snub pure politics
October 14, 2009 in print edition on B2
The photos from Chicago two weeks ago told the whole, astonished story.
Commodities
October 14, 2009 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures were mixed Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Family first
Even in bad economy, parents must do everything possible to ensure that child support obligations are met.
October 14, 2009 in print edition on A8
A growing number of parents in Douglas County are not making their court-ordered child support payments. It’s just another sign of the weakened economy having an impact on local families.
Pumpkin seeds easy snack food
October 14, 2009 in print edition on C3
Pumpkin seeds are a delicious addition to salads, granola or trail mix.