Archive for Thursday, December 2, 2010

Also from December 2

On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. UCLA The day in photos, December 2, 2010
Do you like Fran Fraschilla as a TV analyst?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 136
Have you ever "adopted" a family for the holidays?

Poll results

Response Percent
A few times
No, I can’t afford it
Yes, it’s an annual tradition
I haven’t yet, but might someday
Total 453

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Diverging diamond diagram. KDOT eyes diverging diamond to help traffic flow
December 1, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Move over roundabout, there’s a new trend for how traffic should flow through busy interchanges. It’s called the diverging diamond, which involves motorists briefly driving on the opposite side of the road. Kansas will see its first by 2014.
6:00 a.m.
Randi Hacker, outreach coordinator at Kansas University’s Center for East Asian Studies, teaches Eudora Elementary School instructor Staci Mann’s third-grade class how to pronounce the names of the Chinese New Year birth animals. The lesson was part of a “Five Days of Chinese” outreach program. Report pulls alarm on lack of smoke detectors in Lawrence elementary schools
December 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Before deciding where to expand libraries, reconfigure classrooms or overhaul heating, ventilation and air-conditioning systems at elementary buildings in the Lawrence school district, officials are being urged to focus their attention on a more pressing need: installing smoke detectors.
10:00 a.m.
Chad Hull, a service technician with Cloud Heating, makes a service inspection in this 2009 file photo on a home gas furnace. Natural gas prices expected to be 30 percent lower this winter
December 1, 2010
Lawrence residents should see lower natural gas bills this winter, if Mother Nature will just cooperate a little bit.
2:00 p.m.
Kay Wolfe prepares her horse to pull an Amish road cart on Tuesday, Nov. 30, 2010. Wolfe and horse Glyn Mary Rose will be participating in the Lawrence Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade on Saturday, Dec. 4, 2010. Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade to trot through downtown Lawrence Saturday
December 1, 2010
Denny Lynn has seen the Old-Fashioned Christmas Parade in downtown Lawrence from both sides. The Eudora resident has sat along Massachusetts Street and watched the horse-drawn carts pass by. He’s also held the reins. Lynn and his wife have attended the parade multiple times, dating back as far as nine years into the soon-to-be 18-year-old event.

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Our Town Sports for 12-2
December 2, 2010 in print edition on B3
Local sports events and results.