Archive for Sunday, January 3, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Mark Grinstead is among the employees at the Lawrence Humane Society who are carrying concealed weapons on the job. The shelter is the only one in the state that investigates all cruelty and neglect cases in its county, and workers occasionally encounter disgruntled people who have threatened workers’ safety. Humane Society workers now armed
January 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Workers at the Lawrence Humane Society have started carrying concealed guns to work, and they say it’s for a very good reason.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Sherron Collins charges up the court after stripping the ball from Temple guard Juan Fernandez during the first half, Saturday, Jan. 2, 2010 at the Liacouras Center in Philadelphia, Pa. Collins, Aldrich still key for Kansas
January 3, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Now that looked like the No. 1 team in the nation that tore into the Liacouras Center and blitzed Temple, ranked 18th, 84-52, Saturday evening.
10:00 a.m.
Steve Lowe, from left, and Ron May spot Zach Marrs as Marrs does a series of squats with more than 360 pounds. Marrs is co-owner of Olympic Iron Gym, 520 E. 22nd Terrace, where several competitive weightlifters work out. Old-school gym offers life lessons, along with serious muscle-building
January 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Ron May talks about the old days as his voice competes with the clanking of heavy iron on weight bars and heavy metal on a speaker system.
2:00 p.m.
The dome of the Kansas Statehouse in downtown Topeka is reflected off the windows of a nearby building. State forecast gloomy for 2010
January 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
When the 2009 legislative session started last January, state officials knew the Kansas economy was falling, but they didn’t know it would tank.
6:00 p.m.
Forbes steps up to the soda fountain on her second visit Thursday, Dec. 31, 2009. She admits that she knows all the shift workers at the Hillcrest BP gas station, 914 Iowa, by name. Change of habit: Advice to make your resolutions stick
January 3, 2010 in print edition on 1D
At their core, most new year’s resolutions are about breaking bad habits and replacing them with better ones. Out with the old unhealthy behaviors; in with the new and improved…

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People in the news
January 3, 2010 in print edition on D5
People in the news for January 3, 2010.
Lessons of a weekend of free health care
Nonprofit group offers help to the uninsured through the desperate
January 3, 2010 in print edition on A4
The two-hour drive is done, but Hannah and Jack Hurst leave the Honda’s engine running.
What would grandma do? Self-help from your grandmother
January 3, 2010 in print edition on D4
It all started with a terrible pie.
Pinball wizard: Collector dreams of opening museum
Landscaper owns 867 machines
January 3, 2010 in print edition on A6
David Silverman has 867 pinball machines and a $2 million dream.
America’s to-do list for a new decade
January 3, 2010 in print edition on B7
From the well-worn couch in front of the fire, the view out the window is obscured.
City Commission agenda for Jan. 5
Lease for lab space considered
January 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
The Lawrence City Commission agenda for January 5, 2010.
New form of malaria threatens Thai-Cambodia border
January 3, 2010 in print edition on E8
O’treng village doesn’t look like the epicenter of anything.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘A Short Life’
January 3, 2010 in print edition on D3