Archive for Wednesday, January 13, 2010

Also from January 13

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Nebraska Earthquake strikes Haiti Lawrence High girls vs. Shawnee Mission North Lawrence High vs. Shawnee Mission North
Podcasts
Polls
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Nebraska?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
52%
Tyrel Reed
 
26%
Marcus Morris
 
20%
Other
 
1%
Total 92
How many road losses do you think the Jayhawks will have in Big 12 play?

Poll results

Response Percent
2
 
42%
3
 
23%
1
 
20%
0
 
7%
4
 
4%
5 or more
 
2%
Undecided
 
0%
Total 2784
Do you expect to live in Lawrence when you retire?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
55%
Yes
 
28%
Not sure
 
16%
Total 1050
Which chronic disease do you think Kansas leaders should give top priority for the next 10 years?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cancer.
 
44%
Heart disease and stroke.
 
25%
Diabetes.
 
20%
Don’t know.
 
6%
Asthma.
 
2%
Total 43
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The cover of Lawrence author John Ralston's new book, "The Secret of Invisibility." The invisible world: Young adult book ‘The Secret of Invisibility’ sets its fantasy adventure in Lawrence
January 12, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Most of the time in pop culture, Harry Potter’s cloak being a notable exception, invisibility leads to sinister scenarios involving mad scientists or perverts in locker rooms…
6:00 a.m.
Friends and family gather outside Sigma Alpha Epsilon to remember Jason Wren, 19, who died Sunday, March 8. Parents file lawsuit against fraternity over son’s death from alcohol poisoning
January 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The parents of a Kansas University student who died inside his fraternity house last spring have filed a wrongful death lawsuit against the fraternity and 10 of its members.
10:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Furlough’ plan for Kansas legislators questioned
2:49 p.m., January 12, 2010 Updated 3:26 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Under the deal, legislators will take 10 days of unpaid furloughs during the 2010 session. It would reduce the pay of each legislator by $2,047.
2:00 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. Education leaders excited by Parkinson’s education funding proposals but not optimistic they will succeed
January 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Gov. Mark Parkinson’s proposal to funnel more money into state coffers by increasing sales and cigarette taxes drew applause from education officials in Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Cuisinart food processor from Bayleaf, 725 Mass. St. Go Go Gadgets! With the prevalence of kitchen helpers, determining what’s needed isn’t cut and dry
January 13, 2010 in print edition on 1C
It slices! It dices! It pulverizes! It’s the greatest invention in the history of home cooking … or is it?
8:00 p.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris turns around for a shot during warmups Wednesday, Jan. 13, 2010 at the Devaney Center in Lincoln, Nebraska. FINAL: Hot shooting lifts KU to 84-72 victory over Nebraska
6:55 p.m., January 13, 2010 Updated 11:07 p.m.
The Jayhawks made 26 of 45 shots (58 percent) and 13 of 21 threes (62 percent).

All stories

Commodities
January 13, 2010 in print edition on B7
Agriculture futures fell sharply Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Pump patrol
January 13, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Principled stand
Whether or not you agree with Gov. Mark Parkinson’s budget plans, his vision and commitment to Kansas are admirable.
January 13, 2010 in print edition on A7
It’s not often that a governor steps before a state Legislature and asks it to disregard politics and simply do the right thing.