Archive for Monday, September 14, 2009

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The day in photos, September 14, 2009
Should there be a "lifetime lookback" when courts consider sentencing for those with repeat DUI convictions?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 813

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Ashlyn Bailey, 1, had a  friend on her shoulder as her mother, Diana Bailey, was at the Monarch Watch Fall Open House Saturday at Kansas University’s Foley Hall. Community learns about monarch butterflies, conservation
September 13, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Not only was Chip Taylor wearing a monarch butterfly T-shirt but also five butterflies — attached to his beard, hair and eyebrows — as he strolled through Kansas University’s Foley Hall on Saturday at the Monarch Watch Fall Open House.
6:00 a.m.
Corpus Christi Catholic School kindergartners Jacob Boydston, left, and Joshua King clap their hands with their classmates during music class Thursday, Sept. 10 at the school. In addition to a spring auction, school officials have decided to consolidate school fundraising efforts into one event, "The Big Bazoohley," with a target goal of $33,000 that will go to the school's general fund. With school fundraisers, less may be more
September 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
At one time or another, Corpus Christi Catholic School students have sold everything from wrapping paper to trash bags to raise money for their school.
10:00 a.m.
Merle Southard, Lawrence, lives on land that has been in his family for more than 100 years. But when he first tried to take steps to sell the property, Southard found that he shares ownership of the property with more than 20 other heirs of his grandfather Sinclair Southard. Planned property sale unearths extended family
September 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Merle Southard, 88, knows nearly every inch of the 34 acres his family has owned and farmed in southern Douglas County since 1896.
2:00 p.m.
Shoppers pause beside the fountain in South Park during the Fall Arts and Crafts Festival. More than 160 vendors offered their goods Sunday at the 30th annual festival. Good times roll at fall festival
September 14, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Offering everything from jewelry to picture frames, live music to hot food and cool drinks, the 30th annual Fall Arts and Crafts Festival filled South Park on Sunday afternoon with vendors and shoppers alike.
6:00 p.m.
Ken Waldock, left, and Craig Hoffman, a longtime friend of Waldock, enjoy some stories in Waldock’s 4,500-square-foot building full of memorabilia.
Man cave dwellers: Area residents carve out unique retreats
September 14, 2009
When Steve Jack and his wife were building a house north of Lawrence, they agreed he deserved a dedicated room of his own. “When we sat down to discuss the design, the architect actually called it the ‘rock and roll room’ on the plans,” Jack recalls. But what Jack knew was really being put forth was a “man cave.”

All stories

Clijsters victorious at U.S. Open
Belgian completes comeback with Grand Slam title
September 14, 2009 in print edition on B2
Kim Clijsters cradled the baby in one hand, the trophy in the other. The joy of motherhood. The joy of winning the U.S. Open.
September 14, 2009
Bigotry with a lighter shade of blues
September 14, 2009 in print edition on A7
“Injustice anywhere is a threat to justice everywhere.”
Michigan returns to AP Top 25 poll
September 14, 2009 in print edition on B3
After a season on the outs, Michigan is back in the AP Top 25.