Archive for Sunday, February 7, 2010

Also from February 7

Births
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Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, February 7, 2010 Save our Schools march Chad Lawhorn helps the city
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Leonard Pitts Jr., a nationally syndicated and Pulitzer Prize-winning columnist for the Miami Herald, talks with those gathered Friday at KU's Woodruff Auditorium. Pitts was presented with the 2010 William Allen White Foundation National Citation. Pitts tells Lawrence audience that pursuing facts must be the basis of forming opinions
February 5, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Nationally syndicated columnist Leonard Pitts told a Kansas University audience the importance of pursuing truth on Friday.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris goes for a rebound over Nebraska defenders Brandon Richardson, Christian Standhardinger and Lance Jeter in the first half, Saturday, Feb. 6, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. Marcus Morris old reliable again
February 7, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The only consistent thing about most young men living the college life is that they behave inconsistently.
10:00 a.m.
Journal-World reporter Chad Lawhorn got first-hand experience Tuesday helping city sanitation workers do their routes in Lawrence. Walking in a sanitation worker’s shoes
February 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In the fraternity of Lawrence trash truck crews, it is known as the dog feces story.
2:00 p.m.
A group of girls leads a march, organized by Save Our Neighborhood Schools, on Saturday from Liberty Hall, 644 Mass., down Massachusetts Street. Hundreds of students and parents turned out to protest the Lawrence school board’s consideration of closing some elementary schools to close a budget shortfall. Hundreds rally to keep schools open
February 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The chant “Save Our Schools” rang through downtown Lawrence on Saturday afternoon as a crowd of protesters spanning two city blocks marched along Massachusetts Street.
6:00 p.m.
Isaac Ward, Bishop Seabury Academy eighth-grader, wins first place at the Douglas County Spelling Bee on Saturday. Seabury student bee champ 3rd year in a row
February 6, 2010 in print edition on 1B
With the word “squalor,” Isaac Ward had a clean win for his third and final title as Douglas County Spelling Bee champion.

All stories

City commission agenda for Feb. 9
Planned complex requires rezoning
February 7, 2010 in print edition on B4
The city commission agenda for February 9, 2010.
Frustrated job seekers calling it quits
Unemployed workers deciding to return to school, start own businesses
February 7, 2010 in print edition on A4
Many jobless people have reached a conclusion that captures the depth of the unemployment crisis: Looking for a job is a waste of time.
OU stuns slumping UT
February 7, 2010 in print edition on C7
Scores from Saturday’s Big 12 men’s basketball games.
Manning best? You bet
February 7, 2010 in print edition on C6
Is Peyton Manning the greatest quarterback of all time? Or will he be?
Super showdown awaits
Manning’s Colts 51⁄2 -point favorites over rejuvenated Saints
February 7, 2010 in print edition on C1
Hoosiers and Who Dats. And, oh yes, the two best teams in the NFL also happen to be on hand for today’s Super Bowl.
Around and about in local business
February 7, 2010 in print edition on C8
Local business news for February 7, 2010.
Heavy snowfall likely tonight
4 inches to 8 inches of precipitation expected
February 7, 2010 in print edition on A1
Winter in Lawrence took a break Saturday, but it’ll be back before the weekend’s over.
Furniture names sometimes misleading
February 7, 2010 in print edition on B8
Furniture names often are confusing.