Archive for Sunday, September 20, 2009

Also from September 20

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Financial guru Dave Ramsey is seen in his broadcasting studio in Brentwood, Tenn. Ramsey doesn’t deny mixing religion and business, and he doesn’t apologize for getting rich doing it, either. Prophet of finance: Dave Ramsey establishes successful, if controversial, faith-based seminars
September 19, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Brandon and Julie Urban credit a man they’ve never met for helping to rein in their budget.The Lawrence couple, parents of three children, ages 5 months through second grade, attended a session of Financial Peace University, the DVD/small group study that is the signature work of Dave Ramsey, a guru who mixes faith and finances to help couples out of debt.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas backup quarterback Kale Pick takes off for a scramble during the fourth quarter Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Pick shows flashes of bright KU future
September 20, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Upperclassmen at Kansas University who like to take in sporting events are no strangers to late-game, garbage-time novelty acts producing freakishly phenomenal statistics as the parking lots begin to jam up.
10:00 a.m.
Hannah Gilmore, 6, and her step-mother Jennifer Hodge, discuss purchasing a dresser for sale Saturday at Habitat ReStore. The store was celebrating its fourth year in Lawrence and recent move to a new location at 708 Connecticut Street. ReStore’s 4th anniversary draws bargain hunters
September 20, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Lawrence Habitat ReStore, 708 Conn., threw itself a party marking its fourth anniversary in the same way a kid might celebrate a fourth birthday: with balloons, prizes, cake and live music.
2:00 p.m.
Members of the West family take a hike through the Baker University Wetland during the Jayhawk Audubon Society butterfly tagging event Saturday, Sept. 19, 2009. A colder and wetter summer resulted in fewer wetlands flowers and a lower migrating monarch population this year for partipants. Volunteers catch a little bit of nature
September 20, 2009 in print edition on 1B
As Kansas University football team wide receivers were warming up to catch passes from quarterback Todd Reesing, hundreds gathered across town in south Lawrence to catch monarch butterflies.
6:00 p.m.
Zigowst, a 32-year-old artist from Lawrence, works on The Globe, a former gasoline storage facility being painted by members of a Dutch artist group called the Toyists. The Toyists wear masks in public and don’t use their real names, saying the art produced by the whole group is more important than the egos of the individuals involved. Collective soulmates: Lawrence artist joins creative global movement
September 20, 2009 in print edition on 1D
For the sake of this story, his name is Zigowst.

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Similarly slumping Chiefs, Raiders to meet today
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C1
The Chiefs and similarly sad-sack Raiders will renew their rivalry today.
Game balls and Gassers
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C4
Candidates for Game balls and Gassers
Free State’s Sloan wins
Firebirds lose tiebreaker, take second
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C8
Free State’s Logan Sloan paced himself along with the front pack of runners Saturday.
Photos of mullets, leotards return to haunt online
September 20, 2009 in print edition on A10
Matching mullets, regrettable tattoos, metal mouths and goofy grins.
Mayweather dominates Marquez
Return to ring results in unanimous decision
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C2
Floyd Mayweather Jr. has returned to the ring in a big way with an unanimous decision over the smaller, lighter Juan Manuel Marquez.
Big 12 football roundup
No. 2 Longhorns edge Texas Tech
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C3
Colt McCoy and Texas gained a measure of revenge against Texas Tech and its new prolific passer.
Area’s biggest tax hits
J-W ranks mill levies throughout Douglas County
September 20, 2009 in print edition on A1
Ah, summer. The season of sipping lemonade, Little League baseball games, backyard barbecues and taxes.
Historic flu pandemics: Viruses spread easily, target healthy
1918 outbreak infamous for death toll; nine decades later, novel vaccine produced
September 20, 2009 in print edition on A1
Ninety-one years ago, the mother of all influenza pandemics struck the world, killing an estimated 50 million people.
Big birthday
Our city was founded on the conviction that slavery should be abolished. We should celebrate the principles of our founders as 2011 approaches.
September 20, 2009 in print edition on B6
The year 2011 should be an important one in Lawrence’s history.
Fans’ behavior worries NFL players
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C2
The National Football League as a business wants to matter a great deal to its fans.
Baker football rolls
September 20, 2009 in print edition on C8
The Baker football team shut out Avila, 41-0, on Saturday at Avila.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Storm’
September 20, 2009 in print edition on D3
Jolted awake from