Archive for Thursday, February 4, 2010

Also from February 4

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, February 4, 2010
Podcasts
Polls
Should Lawrence ninth-graders who attend junior high school be able to compete in sports at the high school level?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
76%
No
 
20%
Not sure
 
2%
Total 844
Who was KU's best player against Colorado?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
65%
Marcus Morris
 
23%
Brady Morningstar
 
9%
Other
 
1%
Total 2303
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins points to a section of Jayhawk fans as he leaves the floor after a 72-66 win over Colorado, Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 at the Coors Event Center in Boulder. FINAL: KU escapes with 72-66 overtime win over CU
6:37 p.m., February 3, 2010 Updated 11:24 p.m.
The Jayhawks started overtime with a 7-0 run and held off the Buffaloes from there, surviving a nightmarish 18-for-38 effort from the free-throw line.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins defends Colorado guard Dwight Thorne II during the first half Wednesday, Feb. 3, 2010 at the Coors Event Center in Boulder. This had odd air about it
February 4, 2010 in print edition on 1B
From the coach to the veteran players, members of the Kansas University basketball team repeatedly have made it clear the No. 1 ranking thrills them not in the slightest in February.
10:00 a.m.
The Central Junior High boys’ eighth-grade basketball team boards a bus Wednesday to travel for an away game. Lawrence school officials are looking for ways to further trim the district’s budget, perhaps by eliminating or cutting costs in various after-school music, fine arts and athletics programs, among other possibilities. Without cutting teachers, closing schools, school district only half-way to closing budget deficit
February 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The painful list of Lawrence school budget cut options — from dropping support staff to after-school music programs and athletic coaches — will only get board members halfway to covering a $5 million deficit.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University students John Goscha, a junior, center, and John LeRoy, a senior, at right, both members of Sigma Nu fraternity, practice for Rock Chalk Revue with members of Alpha Delta Pi sorority Wednesday at the Burge Union. The revue is the greek community’s annual variety show, which is a fundraiser for the United Way.  On the move for Rock Chalk Revue
February 4, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Organizers of the Kansas University greek community’s annual variety show to benefit charity hope to raise more than $70,000 for the United Way.
6:00 p.m.
The Kansas Senate passed a bill banning smoking statewide on Tuesday. In this file photo, a resident is pictured smoking a cigar outdoors. New legislation in Kansas House would overturn local smoking bans, including Lawrence’s
February 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Advocates of a statewide ban of smoking in public places, criticized a new bill Wednesday that they said would overturn local anti-smoking ordinances, including the one in Lawrence.

All stories

Pump patrol
February 4, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.37 at several stations.
A&M halts Missouri’s home streak
February 4, 2010 in print edition on B2
Men’s Big 12 basketball roundup.
Our town sports
February 4, 2010 in print edition on B2
Area sports for the week.
People in the news
February 4, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for February 4, 2010.
Public right
Laws that shield reporters from disclosing information actually shield the public’s right to a free news media.
February 4, 2010 in print edition on A5
A case unfolding in Dodge City is about more than a reporter’s right; it’s about the right of American citizens to have a news media that operates without government interference.
Buffs lament missed chances
Colorado’s biggest problem: rushed shots
February 4, 2010 in print edition on B5
Before Wednesday, Colorado had never taken a No. 1-ranked team to overtime.