Archive for Monday, September 7, 2009

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The day in photos, September 7, 2009 KU soccer 3, Rhode Island 1
After Week 1, which position group are you most concerned about on the KU football team?

Poll results

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Defensive line
Offensive line
Special Teams
Total 404

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Charlie Perry is a research hydrologist with the U.S. Geological Survey. For decades he has been following the correlation of sun activity and climate. Global warming theory received coolly
September 7, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Most of us wouldn’t know by looking at it, but the sun has been in a record breaking mode lately for its lack of activity.
10:00 a.m.
Horseback riders Robert Shoemaker, 21, left and Diana Burns, 46, right, walk around the interior of the equestrian facility at Midnight Farm on Friday accompanied by Community Living Opportunities staff and volunteers. CLO’s Midnight Farm features 40 acres with a 20,000-square-foot multipurpose facility, petting areas for animals, trails for walking and horseback riding, a fishing pond, and picnic areas for use by special needs youths and adults. Midnight Farm is located in Douglas County south of Eudora. Midnight Farm’s ‘magical’ effect: Problems disappear, smiles break out
September 7, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Diana Burns straps on her helmet. Volunteers help the 46-year-old onto her horse’s saddle and almost immediately a smile takes over her face.
2:00 p.m.
Susan Rickman, bookkeeper/massage therapist Dream job: Profiles of five people who actually enjoy their jobs
September 7, 2009
This Labor Day, it has been a labor just to stay employed. But even as jobless totals rise, there are still plenty of Lawrence workers happy with their career choices. Here’s a quick look at five.
6:00 p.m.
Seimoah Skeeling Adamson, 21 months, plays in the courtyard of the Delaware Street Commons while resident Rich Minder looks on. The Commons promotes an intergenerational community where families interact daily. Shared experience: Co-housing community taking off in Lawrence
September 7, 2009
The kids sprint outside to ring the dinner bell; it clangs loud enough for everyone to hear. Soon, people pour into the common house, crowd next to each other and hold hands in a circle.

All stories

Police seek suspects in connection with strong-arm robbery
Man reportedly forced into car, driven to North Lawrence motel, robbed
04:50 a.m., September 7, 2009 Updated 09:12 p.m.
Police were investigating Monday a reported strong-arm robbery that occurred overnight.
September 7, 2009
Clijsters shocks Venus at U.S. Open
Belgian survives wild momentum swings, reaches tournament quarterfinals
September 7, 2009 in print edition on B2
A half-hour after getting past Venus Williams in a three-set tussle at the U.S. Open, Kim Clijsters had her hands full again.
Angels bedevil K.C.
Los Angeles moves to 9-0 vs. Royals
September 7, 2009 in print edition on B3
The Angels beat the Royals, 7-2, to improve to 9-0 against Kansas City this season.
Less than perfect
KU soccer not ‘fat and happy’ despite 5-0 start
September 7, 2009 in print edition on B1
Kansas beat Rhode Island, 3-1, to improve to 5-0.
Colorado State stuns Buffaloes
Fifth-year senior QB passes Rams to 23-17 victory in Boulder
September 7, 2009 in print edition on B5
Grant Stucker’s made his first start Sunday night and led Colorado State to a 23-17 upset of Colorado, the Rams’ first victory in Boulder since 1986.
Layoffs prove toughest on young, older workers
September 7, 2009 in print edition on A10
Marcus Wells and Shirley Walker view their economic prospects from opposite ends of the age spectrum.
Job satisfaction
This Labor Day, more than most, we should stop and appreciate the value of a good day’s work.
September 7, 2009 in print edition on A7
A nationwide unemployment rate that now is pushing 10 percent may give this Labor Day a little added meaning for many Americans.
Divorces granted
September 7, 2009 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted by the Douglas County District Court
Battery arrest made
September 7, 2009 in print edition on A4
A 29-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Sunday on charges of aggravated battery.