Archive for Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Also from September 15

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 15, 2009 99 become new U.S. citizens at Dole Institute ceremony
Podcasts
Polls
Have you ever tried bison meat?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
81%
No
 
18%
Total 728
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.”
6:00 a.m.
At right, Deepasaine Rajendran, from Sri Lanka, and currently a sophomore at KU in pre-med living in Overland Park, recites the Pledge of Allegiance after participating in an Oath of Citizenship during a United States naturalization proceeding Monday, Set. 14, 2009, at the Dole Institute. Rajendran was one of 99 people who became U.S. citizens during the ceremony. 99 become new U.S. citizens at Dole Institute ceremony
September 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
During the patriotic ceremony at Kansas University’s Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive, the group of 99 new citizens from 36 different countries took an oath pledging their allegiance to the United States of America.
10:00 a.m.
Dentist Kelly Farmer inspects the teeth of Nathan Sowers, 14, Lawrence, at the Douglas County Dental Clinic in 2009. A new task force has been created to study issues involving dental care in Kansas. The clinic accepts patients who are on Medicaid — something few dentists do. Kansas facing shortage of dentists
September 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Rural Kansas is facing a serious shortage of dentists in the next three to five years, according to a report released Monday by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
2:00 p.m.
Graduates toss their caps into the air at the conclusion of the Lawrence High School 2009 Commencement at Memorial Stadium. District seeks input on shifting graduation date
September 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence public school district administrators are looking to change the date of high school graduation, but they want to hear public input before the school board makes a final decision.
6:00 p.m.
Dennis Tyner will play the role of private investigator Frank McCann in “Club Morocco,” which opens Friday at Lawrence Community Theatre, 1501 N.H. Tyner is balancing acting with his day job as vice president and provost at Ottawa University. Rekindling flames: Ottawa University provost resurrects acting career in theater’s big band tale of intrigue
September 15, 2009 in print edition on 1C
For nearly 30 years, Dennis Tyner kept a secret.

All stories

Improved food choices await KU fans this season
Salty Iguana, Bigg’s aim to enhance fans’ experience at games
September 15, 2009 in print edition on A3
New choices awaiting KU fans at Memorial Stadium and Allen Fieldhouse are likely to make your mouths water.
Pump patrol
September 15, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.30 at several locations.
Jordan shows true colors in speech
September 15, 2009 in print edition on B2
The real Michael Jordan delivered a pointed speech Friday at the Basketball Hall of Fame.
Del Potro stuns Federer for title
Top seed loses cool in five-set setback to 20-year-old
September 15, 2009 in print edition on B2
Juan Martin del Potro beat Roger Federer in the U.S. Open men’s final.
Commodities
September 15, 2009 in print edition on B7
Agriculture futures were mixed Monday.