Archive for Tuesday, August 31, 2010

Also from August 31

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, August 31, 2010
Podcasts
Polls
What are your plans for Labor Day weekend?

Poll results

Response Percent
A whole lot of nothing
 
49%
Hanging out with family and friends
 
38%
Taking a weekend getaway
 
12%
Total 557
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mango Agua Fresca, Cherry-Cucumber Cooler, and Watermelon Lemonade. Summer in a glass
August 30, 2010
The days of summer are winding down, bringing with them nights perfect for sitting on your deck/patio/porch/balcony /couch and enjoying yourself before the temperature plummets us into fall and (shudder!) winter.
6:00 a.m.
A new apartment project for the Oread Neighborhood may mean the end of the house at 1043 Ind., which once gained fame as the home of the Kansas University football team. At left in the distance is the Oread Hotel. New apartment project in Oread Neighborhood may lead to demolition of Varsity House
August 30, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A new apartment project for the Oread Neighborhood may mean the end of an old boarding house that once gained fame as the home of the Kansas University football team.
10:00 a.m.
Steven Johnson has benefited from his determination to work through various injuries. After tearing the ACL and LCL in his knee in high school, Johnson didn’t know whether he’d be able to play football again. His perseverance led him to being an invited walk-on at Kansas. He received a scholarship offer one year later in his sophomore year. This year, his junior year, Johnson will be starting at linebacker. Prayers answered: Steven Johnson’s strenuous journey leads to rewarding opportunity to start at linebacker for KU
August 31, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Steven Johnson sits on the steps on the north side of the Kansas University football practice facility, his arms resting on his knees in front of him. The junior linebacker — with brown eyes, curly black hair and a few scraggly hairs on his chin straining to form a goatee — wants to talk about the upcoming season.
2:00 p.m.
Attendees mill about during a break Monday at the Biosecurity Research Symposium in Kansas City, Mo. Animal lab forum has elements of ‘biosci-fi’
August 31, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Their names seemed to be pulled out of a science-fiction novel: Rift Valley Fever, exotic blue tongue, Chinese porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome.
6:00 p.m.
Tennis coach Debbie Woodall, right, chats with eighth-grade players Chloe Clement, left, and Megan McReynolds on Monday before the start of match play at Southwest Junior High. Next year when sixth-graders will join the district’s middle schools, they will have the opportunity to participate in athletics, clubs and other after-school activities. New sixth-graders to get more out-of-classroom opportunities with change to middle schools
August 30, 2010 in print edition on 3A
This year’s fifth-graders will get more opportunities next year to participate in athletics, academic clubs and other organized after-school activities. Thanks, middle schools.

All stories

Marriages
August 31, 2010 in print edition on A4
Marriages for the week of August 31, 2010.
Divorces granted
August 31, 2010 in print edition on A4
Divorces for the week of August 31, 2010.
Pump patrol
August 31, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
For fun, not profit
There’s nothing wrong with going to a casino for fun, as long as you’re not going there to win.
August 31, 2010 in print edition on A7
Mark Blakeslee, who teaches a course at Dodge City Community College on treating problem gambling has a refreshingly realistic, if pragmatic, view of the new Boot Hill Casino & Resort in Dodge City.