Archive for Sunday, September 6, 2009

Also from September 6

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 6, 2009 Humane society pets
Podcasts
Polls
Should students watch President Obama's back-to-school speech on Tuesday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
68%
No.
 
28%
Not sure.
 
2%
Total 2043
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing puts a move on Northern Colorado linebacker Cameron Friend during the third quarter Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at Memorial Stadium. FINAL: Reesing’s four combined TDs lead KU to 49-3 rout over Northern Colorado
4:08 p.m., September 5, 2009 Updated 11:54 p.m.
Jake Sharp and Toben Opurum added two TDs each as the Jayhawks made quick work of the Bears.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing sprints up the sideline and is dragged down by Northern Colorado safety Stephen Michon during the first quarter Saturday, Sept. 5, 2009 at Memorial Stadium. At left is Bears' linebacker Logan Zabel. Reesing has game on string
September 6, 2009 in print edition on 1C
A young Michael Jackson, before he lost his face both literally and figuratively, really knew how to grip a crowd with his moves, high-pitched voice and contagious energy.
10:00 a.m.
Five-year-old Jerome “Romey” Gleason asks his mother Sara Gleason whether he can go watch a movie with his cousins Thursday at the home of his aunt, Sara’s sister Amanda Maberry. Gleason explained the difficulty of being unable to work as she tends to her son, who has had a fever for about a month. She has sought help from the Ballard Center in paying rent so she doesn’t lose her apartment. Many budgets strained on the 1st
September 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In what used to be a turn-of-the-century school building in North Lawrence, Andy Brown sits behind a gray metal desk that looks like it could have been issued to a corporal in the 1950s U.S. Army.
2:00 p.m.
Is using a center turn lane to merge with traffic illegal? It isn’t, but that’s not what they’re there for, city officials say. Motor myths debunked
September 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Just because you have a driver’s license doesn’t mean you obey — or even know — all the rules.
6:00 p.m.
Gary Martin marks spots Thursday to mount a new frame of lights he made for above his front porch for this year’s holiday decoration at 1132 Parkside Circle. Holiday display already under way for couple after last year’s debut
September 6, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Gary Martin is scaling his step ladder, lugging a wire frame — one that he welded himself, then bedazzled with LED lights — up onto his roof, just to see exactly where he’ll need to insert eye screws to hold the new star-studded apparatus in place.

All stories

Police respond to shots fired call outside the Granada
No one reported injured; No one arrested in connection with early Sunday incident
03:27 a.m., September 6, 2009 Updated 09:30 p.m. in print edition on A4
Police were investigating Sunday a report of gunshots fired in the 1000 block of Massachusetts Street.
Science brings Wyeth painting out of hiding
X-ray reveals illustration under painting
September 6, 2009 in print edition on A10
Just beneath the surface of a painting of one of America’s best-known artistic families lies a dark tale that had been hidden for decades.
Having ‘some work’ done in hopes of finding work
75 percent of physicians say they’ve performed plastic surgery on people who want to stay competitive in the workplace
September 6, 2009 in print edition on E1
Years of installing satellite television equipment had taken their toll on Henry Williams’ skin. Having a 9-month-old baby and a 6-year-old at home made the bags under his eyes feel permanent. On top of that, he was out of a job.
Ambitious agenda
The new Kansas governor seems determined to make the most of his short time in office.
September 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
It’s really too bad that state government doesn’t have any money to work with during the short tenure of Gov. Mark Parkinson.
Is it still possible to disconnect?
September 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
Back in May, I flew to Los Angeles. My cell phone did not.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Portrait of Suffrage’
September 6, 2009 in print edition on D3
A Quaker rebel, A fighter with a pen.