Archive for Friday, January 8, 2010

Also from January 8

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Hannah's Heroes "Unwrapping the Past," by Lyda Andrus The day in photos, January 8, 2010
Podcasts
Polls
Have you donated blood?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
75%
No.
 
25%
Total 44
In this economy, should a high school senior preparing for college attend a community college first before heading off to a four-year school?

Poll results

Response Percent
Attend a community college first
 
56%
Head straight to a four-year school
 
32%
Not sure
 
10%
Total 1399
Videos

Lead stories

All stories

Man accused of killing George Tiller will be allowed to present evidence of his beliefs
Still prohibited from using so-called ‘necessity defense’
01:00 p.m., January 8, 2010 Updated 11:11 p.m. in print edition on B8
A judge says he will allow the man accused of killing a Kansas abortion provider to present evidence of his honest belief that the killing was necessary.
Commodities
January 8, 2010 in print edition on B7
Agriculture futures fell Thursday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Pump patrol
January 8, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Rail realities
A new economic impact study gives a big boost to the proposed Northern Flyer Amtrak route, but many details need to be worked out.
January 8, 2010 in print edition on A7
A group of graduate students in the Kansas University School of Business has come up with some pretty encouraging figures about the economic benefit of the proposed Northern Flyer Amtrak route.
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