Archive for Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Also from January 5

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, January 5, 2010
Polls
How much weight did you gain during the holidays?

Poll results

Response Percent
Stayed the same.
 
33%
1 to 5 pounds.
 
30%
Lost weight.
 
13%
6 to 10 pounds.
 
9%
Too scared to get on the scale.
 
6%
More than 20 pounds.
 
3%
11 to 20 pounds.
 
2%
Total 798
Did you make a New Year's resolution?

Poll results

Response Percent
To exercise more.
 
50%
To spend more time with family.
 
50%
To quit smoking.
 
0%
To eat healthier.
 
0%
To work less.
 
0%
Total 4
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence dietitian Shannon Jones reaches for a package of Yokids yogurt, Friday, Dec. 18, 2009 at the Sixth Street HyVee store. Jones believes that 50 percent of a shopper's items should be vegetables and that shoppers should stick to the periphery of the grocery store because, most often that's where they will find the healthier food items. Shop like a dietitian: We ask Lawrence experts how to make healthier choices at the grocery store
January 4, 2010
Vowing to eat right is an easy resolution to make, until faced with the chance to eat your words along with a few cookies.
6:00 a.m.
This aerial from Dec. 22, 2009, shows the new I-70 turnpike bridge to the north of the old bridge which is being demolished in a series of blasts this winter. This shot puts the west bank of the river on the left and east bank on right. Road projects keep moving in 2010
January 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The new year promises to bring more destruction, continued construction and plenty of obstructions to the Kansas Turnpike in Lawrence, but the guy in charge can promise drivers at least one thing: He’s looking forward to the end, just like you.
10:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. State transportation committee advances plan that would raise taxes to fund state transportation plan
January 4, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A legislative committee on Monday pushed forward two proposals that would increase taxes to fuel a new state transportation plan.
2:00 p.m.
City crews used heavy equipment to remove snow near 10th and Vermont Saturday, Dec. 26, 2009. A several-day storm dumped more than 7 inches of snow on Lawrence. City crews working to get snow off streets before next wave of winter weather on Wednesday
January 4, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence’s entire roster of Street Division personnel will continue dumping sand, spreading salt and scraping blades Tuesday on city streets.
6:00 p.m.
Best Local Music of 2009
January 5, 2010 in print edition on 7A
Here’s 10 albums from the Lawrence and Kansas City area that we truly, wholeheartedly enjoyed — and a nice long list of honorable mentions…

All stories

Winter storm warning issued for Douglas County and surrounding areas beginning 6 a.m. Wednesday
Winter storm warning also covers Jefferson, Leavenworth, Wyandotte, Johnson counties; Winter weather advisory covers Shawnee, Franklin counties
02:32 p.m., January 5, 2010 Updated 09:49 p.m. in print edition on A1
The National Weather Service in Topeka has issued a Winter Storm Warning for Douglas County — as well as Jefferson County — beginning at 6 a.m. Wednesday and running through 6 p.m. Thursday.
Lawrence police searching for suspect in theft from pharmacy
10:16 a.m., January 5, 2010 Updated 01:01 p.m. in print edition on A5
Police say a man walked behind the counter, grabbed drugs and walked out.
People in the news
January 5, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for January 5, 2010.
Best Local Music of 2009
From indie-pop to hip-hop, the decade in local music came to an abundant end
January 5, 2010 in print edition on A7
Here’s 10 albums from the Lawrence and Kansas City area that we truly, wholeheartedly enjoyed — and a nice long list of honorable mentions…
Greyhounds need homes as tracks close
January 5, 2010 in print edition on B10
Seven dog tracks halted racing across the country last year, forcing hundreds of greyhounds into an uncertain future.
U.S. job satisfaction at record low
January 5, 2010 in print edition on A2
We can’t get no job satisfaction.
Another loss
January 5, 2010 in print edition on A6
The vacancies in key KU positions continue to grow.
Pump patrol
January 5, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.36 at several stations.