Archive for Friday, September 25, 2009

Also from September 25

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 25, 2009 A glimpse of history
Are you ready for the SLT to be built?

Poll results

Response Percent
I was ready 10 years ago
I’ll never be ready for it to be built
I’ve become ready for it to be built recently
Total 2285
To clean your hands, do you prefer sanitizer or soap and water?

Poll results

Response Percent
Soap and water
Total 795

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mod Men: Rev It Up show celebrates cult of the car, supports charity
September 23, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The culture of the American hot rod is a fuel-injected religion with devotees across the globe. In Lawrence this weekend, church will be in session at the Rev It Up car show and music festival…
6:00 a.m.
Gene Meyer, Lawrence Memorial Hospital CEO and president, left, and Charles Branson, Douglas County district attorney, discuss efforts to improve services  to rape victims at LMH, Thursday at a news conference. Efforts under way to close coverage gap in rape cases
September 25, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s chief executive was on the defensive Thursday, after Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson chastised the hospital for turning away rape victims.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas basketball players, from left, Sherron Collins, Cole Aldrich and Tyshawn Taylor address the media about recent incidents between the basketball and football teams. The players apologized on Thursday at Wagnon Student Athletic Center. Apologies issued
5:16 p.m., September 24, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1B
Wearing a splint on his thumb and heavy wrap on his injured left hand, a contrite Tyshawn Taylor met the media Thursday afternoon in Wagnon Student Athlete Center.
2:00 p.m.
Crude to the Max: Controversial author Tucker Max turns ‘inappropriate adventures’ into feature film
September 25, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Tucker Max has earned an über-bad boy reputation (and piles of cash) for his blogging site, which spawned a 2006 debut memoir, “I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.” It sold more than a million copies. And now that book has led to his debut film of the same name.
6:00 p.m.
An aerial view of the Kansas University campus. Legislative leaders: Higher education budget increase unlikely
September 25, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Legislative leaders Friday said they doubted higher education would get its requested funding increase.

All stories

Kansas Masons announce $2 million KU cancer campaign
Foundation to support efforts for NCI designation, which would widen access to more research, treatment
September 25, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Kansas Masonic Foundation on Friday announced a $2 million campaign to support the Kansas University Cancer Center’s efforts to achieve National Cancer Institute designation.
Free State soccer falls to SM South, 2-1
September 25, 2009 in print edition on B7
Free State fell to Shawnee Mission South, 2-1.
Boston, Buchholz rip K.C.
Hillman, Greinke ejected in 10-3 loss to Red Sox
September 25, 2009 in print edition on B4
Head congested, body weak, sneezes machine-gunning from his nose, Clay Buchholz figured it was going to be a tough night.
Jarrett returns for LHS tennis
Senior back in lineup, but Lions fall to MHS
September 25, 2009 in print edition on B5
Jamie Jarrett returned to the lineup, but Lawrence High’s tennis team fell to Manhattan, 6-5.
On the bright side …
The loss of Sauer-Danfoss is a blow for Lawrence, but now is the time for local leaders to prepare the city to take advantage of an economic rebound.
September 25, 2009 in print edition on A10
This isn’t exactly the way Lawrence wanted to solve the problem of not having enough industrial sites to market to prospective businesses.
Pump patrol
September 25, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.21 at several stations.