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Free State football 22, SM West 15 KU vs. Southern Miss SM East football 25, Lawrence High 7 The day in photos, September 26, 2009 People & Places, September 26, 2009
Who was KU's MVP against Southern Miss?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kerry Meier (10 catches, 141 yards, 2 TDs)
Toben Opurum (109 rushing yards, two total TDs)
Todd Reesing (331 yards, 3 TDs)
Chris Harris (15 tackles, two tackles-for-loss)
Jake Laptad (sack at end of game)
Ryan Murphy (interception)
Total 1036
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Southern Miss?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kerry Meier (6 receptions, 111 yards, TD)
Toben Opurum (91 combined yards, TD)
Todd Reesing (240 yards, 2 TDs)
Darrell Stuckey (4 tackles, forced fumble)
Total 101
What is your prediction for KU's game against Southern Miss?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU wins by 15-21 points
KU wins by 8-14 points
Southern Miss wins
KU wins by 1-7 points
KU wins by 22-28 points
KU wins by 29 points or more
Total 66

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Simba, a 1-year-old Boxer with a history of allergies, sits for a check-up with veterinarian Dr. Mark Marks at the Wakarusa Veterinary Hospital, 1825 Wakarusa Drive. Local vets say that pet allergies can usually be treated with a cool bath and medications, but suggest a professional examination rather than trying to diagnose problems online. Furry friends have allergies, too
September 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Scratch. Scratch. Scratch. Fall allergies seem to be worse this season for dogs and cats, thanks to the wet weather and cooler temperatures.
10:30 a.m.
Ten-year-old Jayhawk fan Blake Mullinax, Overland Park, pulls back to pass as tailgaters trickle in outside Memorial Stadium prior to kickoff against Southern Miss, Saturday, Sept. 26, 2009. FINAL: KU defense buckles down in fourth quarter of 35-28 win over Southern Miss
8:51 a.m., September 26, 2009 Updated 3:58 p.m.
The KU defense shut down Southern Miss late, helping to preserve the seven-point victory.
4:00 p.m.
The Douglas County Dental Clinic offered free dental care to more than 60 patients on Sept. 25, 2009. Dr. Ed Manda, left, and dental hygienist Michele Ritzman worked together on Edna Butler, who came in with a broken tooth. Line forms early among those seeking free dental care from clinic
September 25, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The need for health care reform was evident Friday morning as people lined up outside Douglas County Dental Clinic in hopes of being one of the lucky ones to receive free dental care.
7:00 p.m.
The Rev. Matt Zimmerman offers members of the congregation at St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church communion during his first Sunday at the church Sept. 13. Zimmerman helped recruit original members of the church when he lived in Lawrence in the early 1990s. Spiritual homecoming: New St. Margaret’s rector followed winding road back to Episcopal Church — and Lawrence
September 26, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Sixteen years ago, Matt Zimmerman was making calls for St. Margaret’s Episcopal Church. Now he calls it home. The Rev. Zimmerman is the church’s newest rector — a fun twist of fate for a man who before the priesthood was ringing up as many people as possible to solicit visitors in the church’s infancy.

All stories

Multitasking really just multidistracting
September 26, 2009 in print edition on B6
There was a time when I considered myself a champion multitasker.
From dark screens to ‘National Parks’
September 26, 2009 in print edition on D7
How’s this for programming? Nothing.
People in the news
September 26, 2009 in print edition on D7
People in the news for September 26, 2009.
Pump patrol
September 26, 2009 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Sloppy setback
Mistakes pile up for Lions in home loss to Lancers
September 26, 2009 in print edition on C1
Shawnee Mission East was winless. So was Lawrence High. This one figured to be close. It wasn’t.
Farm boost
September 26, 2009 in print edition on B6
Agriculture still is an important part of the Kansas economy.