Archive for Thursday, September 3, 2009

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The day in photos, September 3, 2009
How far have you traveled to watch the Jayhawks play?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’ve never traveled to see a KU game
More than 1,000 miles
251 miles to 500 miles
101 miles to 250 miles
Up to 100 miles
751 miles to 1,000 miles
501 miles to 750 miles
Total 1078

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Chris Wofford, the new executive chef at The Eldridge Hotel, is pictured at its restaurant, Ten, 701 Mass. Wofford attended Kansas University before embarking on a culinary career. He is revamping The Eldridge’s menu, starting with new breakfast and lunch entrees. Hometown flavor: Former KU student joins Eldridge staff as chef following celebrity culinary adventures
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Unless you’re a celebrity or a high-flying traveling salesman, it’s rare to call a hotel home.
6:00 a.m.
Big Jay and Baby Jay greet new students as they fill the north end of Memorial Stadium for Traditions Night in this file photo from Aug. 18, 2008. A proposed addition on the east side of Memorial Stadium, at left, would produce revenue directed to a $40 million commitment by Kansas Athletics Inc. to academic programs at KU. Kansas Athletics to give $40 million to academic programs at KU
11:19 a.m., September 2, 2009 Updated 7:06 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas Athletics will direct $40 million — a portion of revenue expected from an addition to Memorial Stadium — to academic programs at Kansas University.
10:00 a.m.
About 70 Kansas Highway Patrol cars converged on the city parking garage at Sixth and New Hampshire streets before the 2008 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship Game in this file photo. In response to the state of the economy, the Kansas Highway Patrol is cutting the number of miles that troopers will travel by 10 percent. Kansas Highway Patrol reducing driving miles, adopting other measures to save money
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas Highway Patrol has cut the number of miles troopers spend traveling state highways by 10 percent, in response to the state’s economic pinch.
2:00 p.m.
Chris Breit and his Whippet, Poppy, play at the Lawrence Outdoor Aquatic Center in Sept. 2008. Several hundred dog owners brought their pets to the pool for the Pooch Plunge, the final event of the summer. Roof work planned at indoor aquatic center; pooch plunge planned
September 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Roofs and woofs. News about both soon will impact the city’s indoor and outdoor swimming pools.
6:00 p.m.
Yard gamers (from left) Michelle Compton, Emily Gairns, Sarah Murphy and Stephanie Green. Little big sports
September 3, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The distillation of the meanest impulses of humanity into a good-natured competition fit for a barbecue or tailgate party — the hallmark of any good yard game….

All stories

Woman testifies she was attacked by family members
Ex-husband encouraged attack on woman, she says
06:17 p.m., September 3, 2009 Updated 11:21 p.m. in print edition on A3
A Lawrence mother took the stand Thursday in Douglas County District Court and described a harrowing fight for her life.
Widow of Vietnam soldier gained family
September 3, 2009 in print edition on A4
She kept her word for nearly 42 years.
Mangino stresses importance of field position
KU’s high-powered offense already proven; coach wants improved special teams
September 3, 2009 in print edition on B1
Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino is tired of seeing his team backed up near its own end zone.
More big businesses hire tweeters
September 3, 2009 in print edition on C10
People around the world interact with Alecia Dantico all day.