Archive for Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Also from December 22

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. California Family portraits and the holidays The day in photos, December 22, 2010
Polls
Do you enjoy wrapping gifts?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t mind it, but it’s not a major source of joy.
 
61%
Yes! I go all out with fancy paper and bows, too.
 
20%
No, I have someone else do it for me.
 
17%
Total 504
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Consider wrapping gifts with recycled or reusable items, like the newspaper’s comic section, old maps or a child’s artwork Some Lawrence residents opt for charity donations instead of gifts this holiday season
December 21, 2010 in print edition on 1A
For Christmas this year, Lori Heasty traded in cookies and petits fours for something she thought would do a little more good: donations to local charities.
6:00 a.m.
Governor-elect Sam Brownback is interviewed in his transitional office at the Statehouse in Topeka. Brownback will take office as the new governor of Kansas Jan. 10, 2011. Kan. gov.-elect Sam Brownback’s tax plan aims to lure outsiders
December 21, 2010
Kansas Gov.-elect Sam Brownback says he’s propose a tax plan next year that’s aimed at luring people to rural communities from other states.
6:05 a.m.
Governor-elect Sam Brownback is interviewed in his transitional office at the Statehouse in Topeka. Brownback will take office as the new governor of Kansas Jan. 10, 2011. Statehouse Live: Sam Brownback says he is focused on economic growth
12:39 p.m., December 21, 2010 Updated 4:51 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The state faces an estimated revenue shortfall in the next fiscal year of $500 million.
10:00 a.m.
Natasha Brown, shown at her sentencing Tuesday in Douglas County District Court, has been ordered to serve a 28-month prison sentence. Lawrence woman sentenced to prison for lewd and lascivious behavior with two girls; husband to stand trial in January
3:57 p.m., December 21, 2010 Updated 5:57 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A Douglas County judge Tuesday afternoon ordered a Lawrence woman to serve a 28-month prison sentence for endangering two girls who say they were sexually assaulted by her husband.
2:00 p.m.
Despite shovels, pushing and patience, the 6 inches of snow that fell on Lawrence overnight made Christmas Day 2009 a white one. For motorists, though, such as these stacked up at Ousdahl and 23rd streets, the whiteness wasn't exactly a dream come true. Lawrence’s Christmas Eve weather forecast calls for snow, but drizzle may arrive first
December 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The good news: the chances for a white Christmas are high.
6:00 p.m.
First batch of statistics from 2010 U.S. Census provides insight into Kansas, nation
December 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Think of them as the power numbers. The U.S. Census Bureau on Tuesday released the first batch of numbers from the 2010 Census.

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Winter hibernation guide
12:24 a.m., December 22, 2010 Updated 10:59 a.m.
Skip the winter. Stay on the couch.