Archive for Sunday, August 29, 2010

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Worth the Trip: Penseys Spices The day in photos, August 29, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University student and Headquarters volunteer Adam Weigel, of Brookville, takes a local call Thursday at the counseling center. Weigel explained that he has noticed the need for more volunteers at the center after taking calls for the past five months. Volunteers counsel callers at risk
August 28, 2010 in print edition on 2B
A person dies by suicide about every 15 minutes in the United States, according to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
6:00 a.m.
A group of Lawrence High school seniors returns to school after picking up a meal to go at Jimmy John’s on Friday. From left are Sydney Alexander, McKayla Murphy, Brandi Bradfield, Sami Johnson and Emily Fritschen. Lawrence school board members say they’re willing to close high school campuses for lunch, at least for freshmen and sophomores and possibly for juniors and seniors, to improve students’ safety. Out to lunch no more? Board considers closing campuses
August 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The freedom to leave campus to grab burritos at Taco Bell, curly fries at Arby’s or Fruit ’n Yogurt Parfaits at McDonald’s could be taken away next year from high school students in Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Scott Watts, 45, of Paola, picks grapes for what will become this year’s wine at Davenport Orchards and Winery on Saturday. Helping hands pick up work at winery
August 29, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Ron Garrison’s goal Saturday morning was to not cut his fingers as he clipped clusters of Fredonia grapes hanging off vines at Davenport Orchards and Winery.
2:00 p.m.
The exterior of a new bioscience and technology incubator on Kansas University’s West Campus is seen. Incubator opens to high-tech businesses
August 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Bear with me, this story isn’t about West Lafayette, Ind. It is about Lawrence’s future. But Lawrence’s crystal ball, these days, might be found in the home of the Purdue Boilermakers.
6:00 p.m.
The Taser Model X26, with the distinctive yellow handle, is carried by 41 Lawrence police officers. Police find mere threat of using Taser is effective
August 29, 2010 in print edition on 1B
In the two and a half years Lawrence police have been carrying bright yellow Tasers, the potentially painful and debilitating shock the devices can unload has become well-recognized by local suspects. And they want no part of it.

All stories

Poet’s showcase: ‘Free Fall’
August 29, 2010 in print edition on D3
whatever life brings
Pump patrol
August 29, 2010 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Around and about in local business
August 29, 2010 in print edition on E1
Around and about for local business.
Chief consultant
The soon-to-be-former Lawrence police chief and Kansas Athletics may be a good match.
August 29, 2010 in print edition on B6
Police Chief Ron Olin has run a tight ship at the Lawrence Police Department. Perhaps he can help Kansas Athletics do the same thing.
Never again?
What steps are state officials taking to make sure the “never event” at KDHE never happens again?
August 29, 2010 in print edition on B6
Anyone who works with computers knows there’s no such thing as what state officials referred to last week as a “never event.”
In his own words: LOLs with Keith Langford
Outspoken former Jayhawk recalls ups, downs of college days and beyond
August 29, 2010 in print edition on C1
Former Kansas University basketball player Keith Langford recently penned this guest column for the Journal-World.