Archive for Friday, October 23, 2009

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2009 LHS-Free State football 2009 Fall Photos Lawrence High volleyball 3, Free State 0 The day in photos, October 23, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Should there be limits placed on how much a patient can sue for in a medical malpractice lawsuit?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
60%
No
 
32%
Not sure
 
6%
Total 1547
KU football has six more games in the regular season. How many of those games will the Jayhawks win?

Poll results

Response Percent
3
 
32%
4
 
32%
5
 
13%
2
 
13%
6
 
5%
1
 
2%
0
 
0%
Total 205
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence improv troupe Those People include (from left) Garrett Kelly, Spencer Lott, Amy Virginia Buchanan, Chris McGillivray, Doug Altman and Alex Nichols. Theater of the Absurd: Those People Improv take the art of being funny very seriously
October 22, 2009 in print edition on 1C
There’s always that risk of failure … That’s what makes improv more fun than something scripted, says Alex Nicols of Lawrence’s Those People improv troupe….
6:00 a.m.
Capt. Sean Patton, a 2001 Lawrence High School and West Point graduate, talks about his experiences at the military academy and his service in Iraq during a visit Thursday to LHS. Army captain comes home to Lawrence to tell students about his war stories
October 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
After graduating from Lawrence High School in 2001, Capt. Sean Patton enrolled at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, graduating in 2005. He’s completed officer basic training, Ranger training and jump school — as in jumping out of airplanes — before being assigned to his first platoon with the 101st Airborne Division. He was 23.
10:00 a.m.
Sisters Imogene Kilgore, left, and Mary Jo Elston have been attending local high school football games for the past 50 years, often arriving an hour and a half early to ensure a good seat on the 50-yard line. Two sisters make Lawrence High football their Friday night attraction
October 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
If Lawrence High School’s playing football, it’s a sure bet that sisters Mary Jo Elston and Imogene Kilgore will be in the stands.
2:00 p.m.
Stefanie Blunck, a student who lives near Lawrence’s sister city of Eutin, Germany, has participated in internships at PEC Engineering and Berry Plastics in Lawrence. German student sees local firms firsthand in sister-city program
October 23, 2009 in print edition on 3A
An internship swap program between Lawrence and its German sister city may be expanding in years to come.
7:04 p.m.
Free State players stretch as Lawrence High runs through warmups prior to kickoff Friday at Free State High School. FINAL: Torneden’s big day leads Free State to 42-14 victory over LHS
6:24 p.m., October 23, 2009 Updated 11:32 p.m.
Free State’s Camren Torneden scored touchdowns on his first three carries, leading the Firebirds to the 28-point win.

All stories

People in the news
October 23, 2009 in print edition on B8
People in the news for October 23, 2009.
U.S. belief in global warming is cooling
October 23, 2009 in print edition on C8
Americans seem to be cooling toward global warming.
Media darlings
But seriously, folks, Self likes his squad
October 23, 2009 in print edition on B1
Bill Self says his Big 12-favorite Jayhawks are “doing fine” in the early preseason.
Pump patrol
October 23, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 23, 2009.
German student sees local firms firsthand in sister-city program
Internship swap agreement could be growing as Lawrence and Eutin, Germany, boost relationship
October 23, 2009 in print edition on A3
An internship swap program between Lawrence and its German sister city may be expanding in years to come.
Spotlight often can be harsh in sports
October 23, 2009 in print edition on B2
It’s getting awfully hard to hide anymore.
62-year-old dies from swine flu virus
Northeast Kansas man had underlying health conditions, KDHE says
October 23, 2009 in print edition on A4
A 62-year-old northeast Kansas man has become the ninth person to die from the swine flu virus in Kansas.