Archive for Friday, September 4, 2009

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12:00 a.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….
6:00 a.m.
Paul Schneider, a 42-year-old Lawrence firefighter who weighs 235 pounds, shows off a picture of himself, also shown below, when he weighed under 200 pounds and won fifth place in the Mr. Kansas bodybuilding championships. Schneider’s wife has signed him up for “The Dr. Oz Show,” which premieres Sept. 14, to help him get healthier and lose a little weight. Local firefighter to burn some calories on TV
September 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Two decades ago, Lawrence firefighter Paul Schneider was a definite stud.
10:00 a.m.
An overhead view of Kansas University's Memorial Stadium shows the Anderson Family Football Complex, at left, and the practice fields at the bottom. Transportation options plentiful for those going to Saturday’s KU game
September 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
But fans also have several options if they don’t park at the stadium for the 6 p.m. Kansas University game against Northern Colorado. For them, there is the park-and-ride shuttle bus.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence High School officials check the new stadium area Thursday to make sure that all logistical situations are ready for the home opener game. From left, assistant principals Jan Leonar and Mike Norris and associate principal Beryl New walk along the only entrance area along the west seating area. What you need to know to attend Lawrence High’s first football game at new stadium
September 3, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence High School’s athletic fields are still very much a construction site, but that won’t stop the Chesty Lions from kicking off their varsity football season in their new stadium Friday night against Shawnee Mission North.
6:00 p.m.
Something to write home about: Get Up Kids celebrate 10-year anniversary reissue of pivotal record
September 4, 2009 in print edition on 1C
No Lawrence band ever put out an album that sold more copies than The Get Up Kids.

All stories

Anger uncorked at bottle maker Sigg over BPA
September 4, 2009 in print edition on A9
Sigg bottles are leaving Katy Farber with a bitter taste.
People in the news
September 4, 2009 in print edition on B10
The first American to orbit the Earth is joining another select group.
Rhoads wins debut with ISU
Cyclones rip Bison, 34-17, for rookie coach
September 4, 2009 in print edition on B7
Iowa State opened its football season with a 34-17 victory over North Dakota State.
Commodities
September 4, 2009 in print edition on B11
Agriculture futures were lower Thursday.
Local firefighter to burn some calories on TV
Show may lead former weight lifter to recover a little of his past glory
September 4, 2009 in print edition on A1
Two decades ago, Lawrence firefighter Paul Schneider was a definite stud.
Pump patrol
September 4, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.34 at several stations.
Operating tweet
We hope blow-by-blow Twitter updates on surgical procedures don’t catch on.
September 4, 2009 in print edition on A10
So, did the story in Wednesday’s Journal-World about an Iowa hospital that was using Twitter to send live updates from the operating room catch anyone else’s eye?