Archive for Wednesday, December 15, 2010

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6:00 a.m.
Tulsa athletic director Bubba Cunningham speaks to the Rotary Club of Tulsa in this January 2010 file photo. According to sources, Cunningham will be named the next athletic director at KU. Sources: Bubba Cunningham to be KU’s next athletic director
3:50 p.m., December 14, 2010 Updated 9:57 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University has chosen Tulsa University’s Lawrence “Bubba” Cunningham as its next athletic director, according to sources, but as of Tuesday, the sources were unaware of a scheduled news conference to announce a successor to Lew Perkins.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor, right, checks the gift on his list and receives some shopping help from student manager Greg Youncofski. The Jayhawks shopped for needy families on Tuesday at Walmart. KU basketball spreads holiday cheer, shops for needy families
December 15, 2010 in print edition on 1B
A big, bruising enforcer on the court, Thomas Robinson showed his softer side while Christmas shopping for a needy family Tuesday night at the Walmart in south Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
We received 20 recipes from readers when we asked for their favorite holiday cookies. Some of the tasty selections included passed-down secret family recipes, a 4-H award winner and even one gleaned from a Holocaust survivor. Ask, and you shall receive: Readers share their go-to holiday cookie recipes
December 14, 2010
Holiday cookies have a special place in every baker’s heart. They’re crowd-pleasers that shine once a year, often bringing joy to sweets lovers both near and far.
2:00 p.m.
Loring Henderson, right, director of the Lawrence Community Shelter, talks with part-time counselor Matt Stephens before the nightly lottery for beds at the homeless shelter at 10th and Kentucky streets. A proposed move of the shelter to a location next to the Douglas County Jail will face its last hurdles at this week's city commission meeting. Douglas County judge expedites Lawrence homeless shelter lawsuit
December 14, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Leaders of the Lawrence Community Shelter won a partial victory in their efforts to purchase an eastern Lawrence building to house an expanded homeless shelter.
8:01 p.m.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical work the scene of a two vehicle accident west of Lawrence on US Highway 40 about 6:45 p.m. Wednesday. One person was transported after being extracted from truck. Winter weather advisory for Douglas County expires; multiple injury accidents reported on area highways
4:51 p.m., December 15, 2010 Updated 7:06 a.m. in print edition on 3A
A winter weather advisory has been issued for Douglas County until midnight tonight because of freezing drizzle moving through the area. The Douglas County Emergency Management Office, Lawrence Police Department and Douglas County Sheriff’s Department issued a statement Wednesday night imploring drivers to stay off the road.

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