Archive for Monday, February 22, 2010

Also from February 22

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Oklahoma The day in photos, February 22, 2010 Property taxes: Then and now
Podcasts
Polls
What is KU's toughest game left on the schedule?

Poll results

Response Percent
vs. Kansas State
 
55%
at Missouri
 
30%
at Oklahoma State
 
11%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 4474
If you could only pick one Jayhawk, which would you put on the first-team All-Big 12 roster?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
47%
Sherron Collins
 
41%
Marcus Morris
 
11%
Total 2755
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
State Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City, announces his candidacy for Kansas governor before a crowd of supporters in Topeka in February. Holland recently took issue with a poll that said he was far behind Sam Brownback in the Kansas governor race. Observer: Brownback challenger should note Mass. case
February 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
If Kansas Democrats feel discouraged about their party’s chances in the governor’s race, they could look at Massachusetts.
6:00 a.m.
This house on Vermont Street has seen property taxes rise dramatically during the past several years. County commissioners Thursday said they were considering a property tax increase of as much as 16.6 percent. Property taxes then and now
February 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The value of a dollar has certainly changed in 100 years. That’s why George Pisani was not surprised the property taxes on his house — 809 Conn. — were just $44 in 1909.
10:00 a.m.
Linda Gall, director of care coordination at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, left, trains Kristen Byington, LMH's new part-time community care navigator. Byington will check in with "high-risk" patients after they are dismissed from the hospital. She will begin work the first week of March and will start by assisting an estimated 20 patients per week. Lawrence Memorial Hospital models new community care position after Baylor’s Vulnerable Patient Network
February 19, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence Memorial Hospital will be extending social services to vulnerable patients after they are discharged. The hospital has hired a community care navigator and the position is modeled after the Vulnerable Patient Network program at Baylor Health Care System in Dallas. The Baylor program provides home-based care and social support services to uninsured and underserved patients with complex medical conditions.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University senior Earl Brooks, of Topeka, is majoring in both music and American studies. He cites jazz music as a major influence in his life. Jazz inspires student to look deeper, aim higher
February 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
For Earl Brooks, a lot of things in life can be explained through jazz music.
6:00 p.m.
Roy and Florine Creek, standing, often cook dinner during the week for their daughter, Cindy Maude, and son-in-law, Mike Maude, during the week. Over the weekends, the Maudes return the favor.  The two couples live under one roof in separate wings.
All in the family: Multigenerational living in Lawrence mirrors national trend
February 22, 2010
When U.S. Census takers come calling next month, they’re likely to find more multigenerational families living under one roof than ever before.
8:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Xavier Henry pulls up for a shot during warm-ups before taking on Oklahoma Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Make it six! Kansas clinches share of Big 12 title with 81-68 victory over Oklahoma
7:04 p.m., February 22, 2010 Updated 11:48 p.m.
Xavier Henry led the Jayhawks with 23 points on 9-for-13 shooting.

All stories

Gary Bedore’s basketball notebook
Aldrich named basketball Academic All-American of the Year
06:26 p.m., February 22, 2010 Updated 11:01 a.m. in print edition on B4
Kansas junior center Cole Aldrich was named the ESPN The Magazine CoSIDA Basketball Academic All-American of the Year, CoSIDA announced Monday.
KU remains No. 1 in both polls; K-State up to 6th
12:12 p.m., February 22, 2010 Updated 12:22 p.m. in print edition on B3
For the third straight week, Kansas earned the No. 1 spot in both national rankings.
Oily rags to blame for smoky night at The Oread
Oklahoma basketball team’s preparations for Big Monday game disrupted
12:41 a.m., February 22, 2010 Updated 11:51 a.m. in print edition on A5
Oily kitchen rags were the culprit behind the smoke that brought guests out of their hotel rooms late Sunday night at The Oread.
Johnson lucks out in California
Four-time Sprint Cup winner earns first victory of season
February 22, 2010 in print edition on B2
Jimmie Johnson knows he got lucky. So do the Richard Childress Racing drivers who went from leading to chasing him the final laps.
Big run sinks Kansas women
Texas Tech storms out of intermission to spill Jayhawks, 68-51
February 22, 2010 in print edition on B1
Texas Tech opened the second half with a huge run and went on to a 68-51 Big 12 women’s basketball victory over Kansas University on Sunday.
Miller time for U.S.
Goalie leads Canada upset; Bode wins gold
February 22, 2010 in print edition on B4
These weren’t miracles. Bode and Ryan Miller are too good for the feats they pulled off Sunday to be total shockers.
Pump patrol
February 22, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.45 at several stations.