Archive for Saturday, August 14, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Josh Nathan works on the set of “Leverage” in Portland, Ore. Nathan is one of four Kansas University film students who spent the summer as production assistants for the TNT original series. Career ‘Leverage’: KU film students spend summer on set of TV series
August 13, 2010 in print edition on 1C
What one learns in film school isn’t necessarily the most vital info when attempting to break into the Hollywood scene.
6:00 a.m.
Search for the new athletic director: ‘There are a lot of people that are going to lust for this job’
August 14, 2010
A. Drue Jennings isn’t sure yet whether he’ll help Kansas University in its search for a new athletic director when Lew Perkins retires following the 2010-11 school year. Jennings — KU’s interim athletic director when Perkins was hired in 2003 — does know this much, though: the university won’t have a lack of suitors.
10:00 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback (left) talks Wednesday with Tony Mattia, a pastor from Wamego, during a campaign stop in Wamego. Brownback’s ‘Road Map’ for state criticized for being short on details
August 14, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Sam Brownback’s road map for his campaign bus tour better have more detail than his policy “Road Map for Kansas.” If not, he’ll be lost and asking for directions, Democrats say.
2:00 p.m.
In an effort to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the roads after the game, state troopers will be conducting a RAVE, or Roving Aggressive Violation Enforcement. Don’t feel cheated: ‘Late mergers’ in construction zones can actually ease traffic congestion
August 13, 2010 in print edition on 1A
We’ve all seen it. Construction signs ahead warning of two lanes of highway traffic merging into one. Most motorists are following what they consider to be proper roadway etiquette: Move to the open lane as soon as possible. But then, out of nowhere, there’s that driver who speeds down the now-empty lane and cuts to the front of the line.
6:00 p.m.
Brady Tanner, 29, puts more weight on the bar during his workout last week at Haskell University. Tanner has been active in sports of all kinds for most of his life. He is also a member of the Douglas County Special Olympics basketball team. Tanner has been chosen to compete in weightlifting events at the Special Olympics World Games in Greece. Lawrence to bid for 2014 Special Olympics
August 13, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence, Kansas: Site of the 2014 Special Olympics USA National Games.

All stories

People in the news
August 14, 2010 in print edition on C7
People in the news for August 14, 2010.
Club news
August 14, 2010 in print edition on B7
Club news for August 14, 2010.
4-H News
August 14, 2010 in print edition on B7
4-H news for August 14, 2010.
Scouting news
August 14, 2010 in print edition on B7
Scouting news for August 14, 2010.
City commission agenda for August 17, 2010
Football party plans diagrammed
August 14, 2010 in print edition on B4
The city commission agenda for the August 17, 2010 meeting.
Olympic teams, Pippen, Malone inducted into Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame
Former Jayhawk guard Kelley honored with 1960 U.S. team
August 14, 2010 in print edition on C5
Larry Bird stopped just short of calling the Dream Team the best squad ever assembled.
Feds: More drilling needed to plug well
August 14, 2010 in print edition on A2
BP’s broken oil well is not dead yet.