Archive for Monday, January 11, 2010

Also from January 11

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Pet Post: 2010
Polls
Would you still watch "American Idol" without Simon Cowell?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t watch “American Idol”
 
69%
No
 
16%
Yes
 
8%
Not sure
 
5%
Total 1183
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jesse Lee, Lawrence, jumps off a mound of snow Saturday near the Campanile on the Kansas University campus. Outdoor enthusiasts take on Mount Oread snow
January 10, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Mount Oread ski resort? That’s what it looked like briefly Saturday afternoon as five snowboarders were perched just skier’s left of the Campanile, buckling in their bindings and about to take off down the hill.
6:00 a.m.
From left, Kansas players Marcus Morris, Tyshawn Taylor, Markieff Morris, Thomas Robinson, C.J. Henry and Elijah Johnson watch from the bench as time dwindles in the Jayhawks' 76-68 loss to Tennessee Sunday, Jan. 10, 2010 at Thompson-Boling Arena in Knoxville. Kansas’ big men didn’t play big
January 11, 2010 in print edition on 1B
The nation’s No. 1-ranked college basketball powerhouse made seven of 27 three-point shots, committed 16 turnovers, forced just eight, and lost Sunday to a team that used six scholarship players and three walk-ons.
10:00 a.m.
Tyler Harnett’s life has taken an unexpected twist since the economy took a turn for the worse. The former teacher of the year at Ottawa High School was let go and has decided to pursue a career in beer brewing. Postgraduate economics: Young workers, many fresh out of college, among hardest hit by recession, unemployment
January 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Unemployed since August, 26-year-old Tyler Harnett continues to see life in a glass-half-full kind of way. To be exact, the glass is half full of a dark, chocolate porter.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence Police Officers investigate this home at 409 Michigan where the body of Jana Lynne Mackey, a 25-year-old Kansas University student, was found late Thursday night.  Lawrence police are seeking the public's help in finding the occupant of the home, Adolfo Garcia-Nunez, 46, who last was seen driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck. City glad to be below average in one area: murder
January 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In 2009, the area was spared the most violent of crimes, as the year ended with no murders in either Lawrence or Douglas County.
6:00 p.m.
Gavon Laessig in before and after photos at his chest-waxing appointment at Salon Di Marco, 733 Mass. A survey from Remington indicates that 53 percent of women prefer that men undergo chest grooming. Waxed: Staff writer Gavon Laessig takes a personal journey through the manscape
January 11, 2010
Frankly, I’m a hirsute man. Aside from occasional, youthful experiments with shaving, I’ve never been a big proponent of so-called “manscaping”…
11:03 p.m.
Flanked by Senate President Stephen Morris, R-Hugoton, right, and House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, left, Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson gives his State of the State address this year at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Parkinson proposes sales, cigarette tax increases to start session
6:48 p.m., January 11, 2010 Updated 9:52 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Governor Mark Parkinson says further budget cuts would harm the state.

All stories

Parkinson proposes sales, cigarette tax increases to start session
Parkinson reluctant to cut more from budget
06:48 p.m., January 11, 2010 Updated 09:52 p.m. in print edition on A1
Governor Mark Parkinson says further budget cuts would harm the state.
Survival strategy
The state’s current economic stress may push more small Kansas school districts to look at consolidation.
January 11, 2010 in print edition on A7
For better or worse, one of the likely outcomes of the state’s current funding crunch is that more Kansas school districts will be willing to consider consolidation efforts.
Pump patrol
January 11, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.