Archive for Tuesday, February 9, 2010

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Polls
Which do you like better, the Summer or Winter Olympics?

Poll results

Response Percent
Summer
 
60%
Winter
 
39%
Total 687
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins looks for an outlet as he leaps past Texas guard Avery Bradley during the second half, Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. FINAL: Defense pushes KU to 80-68 victory over No. 14 Texas
6:51 p.m., February 8, 2010 Updated 11:34 p.m.
The Jayhawks held the Longhorns without a point for a 10:56 stretch in the first half, using a 22-0 run to pull away.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Xavier Henry draws a foul as he flies past Texas forward Gary Johnson during the second half, Monday, Feb. 8, 2010 at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin. Henry gets physical for KU
February 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Xavier Henry, congratulations. You just became a Bill Self basketball player, and if you stay that way, you just might win a national championship in your first year in college.
10:00 a.m.
The Lawrence Board of Education discussed their study of budgets ideas for the school district Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll, left,  spoke during the study session meeting. District delays moving freshmen
February 9, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school board members on Monday night rejected a plan for the fall to move ninth-graders into the city’s two public high schools from junior high.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets. City releases list of priorities for federal earmarks
February 8, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A flood of federal money would be helpful in dealing with North Lawrence flooding.
6:00 p.m.
David Hejduk, Overland Park, celebrates his win at the finish line of the Men's 40+ and 50+ race during Downtown Criterium events of the Tour of Lawrence Saturday, July 4, 2009. Tour of Lawrence offers events for all ages, interests
February 9, 2010 in print edition on 3A
As part of this summer’s Tour of Lawrence cycling event, July 2-4, area children and youth will line up once again for a Kids’ Race, the community’s biggest pint-sized competition on two wheels.

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People in the news
February 9, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for February 9, 2010.
Patrick’s NASCAR debut Saturday
Driver to race at Nationwide Series event at Daytona
February 9, 2010 in print edition on B2
Here’s something to consider: Maybe Danica Patrick is a pretty good race-car driver.
Alcohol tax
The justifications for a higher cigarette tax in Kansas also apply to alcohol use in the state.
February 9, 2010 in print edition on A7
Those who argue that Kansas leaders who support increases in the state cigarette tax also should look at raising the state’s alcohol tax have a valid point.