Archive for Wednesday, September 16, 2009

Also from September 16

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
2009 Main Street Live: Basehor The Lawrence Paper Company The day in photos, September 16, 2009
Polls
How much of your annual income do you spend on health care?

Poll results

Response Percent
Up to 10 percent
 
55%
11 to 20 percent
 
24%
21 to 30 percent
 
9%
More than 40 percent
 
5%
31 to 40 percent
 
4%
Total 472
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
A KU bus crashed into an ecology lab at Higuchi Hall Tuesday afternoon. Two passengers were on the bus at the time of the accident but were not injured. The bus driver was not on the bus at the time of the accident. KU on Wheels bus crashes into Kansas Biological Survey building
2:18 p.m., September 15, 2009 Updated 3:51 p.m. in print edition on 3A
A KU on Wheels bus ran into the side of a science building on Kansas University’s West Campus, causing damage to a wall but no injuries.
10:00 a.m.
Broken Arrow School won a national Blue Ribbon award for student achievement. Broken Arrow School wins top achievement honor from U.S. Education Department
12:39 p.m., September 15, 2009 Updated 4:49 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence elementary school was one of five Kansas schools to be recognized by the U.S. Education Department as a No Child Left Behind Blue Ribbon School.
2:00 p.m.
Hungry KU fans will have some new choices on the menu boards at games this year, including foot-long brats, black bean burgers and barbecue turkey legs. Improved food choices await KU fans this season
September 15, 2009 in print edition on 3A
New choices awaiting KU fans at Memorial Stadium and Allen Fieldhouse are likely to make your mouths water.
6:00 p.m.
Don Gibbs feeds an apple to a bison at Lone Star Lake Bison Ranch. The family began raising its herd of bison 20 years ago. What do I do with … bison
September 16, 2009 in print edition on 1C
When Jared Gibbs looks out his bedroom window first thing in the morning, it’s almost “Home on the Range” come to life.

All stories

Justice for Blount, Williams unequal
September 16, 2009 in print edition on B2
LeGarrette Blount got banned from college football for his outlandish outburst.
Let’s do better
Recent job numbers are an embarrassment to our community.
September 16, 2009 in print edition on A10
The latest figures about Lawrence and Douglas County’s job totals were tough to swallow.
Kansas City signs wide receiver Wade
Chiefs part ways with converted linebacker Turk McBride
September 16, 2009 in print edition on B6
The Kansas City Chiefs signed free agent wide receiver Bobby Wade on Tuesday and waived linebacker Turk McBride.
Commodities
September 16, 2009 in print edition on B8
Agriculture futures jumped Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Capital abuzz over plan for cafe in cathedral
September 16, 2009 in print edition on C10
Talk about a caffeine high.
Pump patrol
September 16, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.30 at several stations.