Archive for Friday, January 15, 2010

Also from January 15

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, January 15, 2010
Polls
By what date should Christmas lights be turned off?

Poll results

Response Percent
By Jan. 1
 
32%
After the 12 days of Christmas are over, or Jan. 6, the day after the Epiphany
 
28%
Never
 
13%
By Jan. 15
 
11%
The day after Christmas
 
7%
By Jan. 31
 
6%
Total 2008
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
K2 is a legal, smokable herbal mixture with chemical properties similar to THC, the active ingredient in marijuana, a Johnson County Sheriff’s deputy said. K3 is a new drug that is legal because its compounds have been altered from what was found in K2. Committee approves making K2 chemicals illegal
2:49 p.m., January 13, 2010 Updated 4:33 p.m. in print edition on 3A
A Senate committee Wednesday quickly recommended approval of a bill to make illegal the allegedly high-inducing chemicals in a herbal mixture called K2.
6:00 a.m.
A group of women react Thursday as the daughter of the woman, at center, is still missing after the earthquake in Port-au-Prince. Be wary of those asking you to help in Haiti
January 14, 2010 in print edition on 1A
State and federal law enforcement officials are warning consumers to be wary of scams targeting donors to Haiti earthquake relief efforts.
2:00 p.m.
One mile west of Baldwin City, traffic flows on U.S. Highway 56 in a no passing zone. The Kansas Department of Transportation is planning to increase the speed on U.S. 56 from 55 mph to 60 mph in about a month. U.S. 56 study foresees more lanes
January 15, 2010 in print edition on 3A
New lanes, reconfigured intersections and even access restrictions are envisioned along a 22-mile stretch of U.S. 56 Highway in Douglas and Johnson counties. Someday.
6:00 p.m.
Gordy Hoffman, left, Maria Skeels and Lyle Dohl helped form Hollywood Hawks. Hollywood Hawks: Casting directors help foster link between Kansas and entertainment industry
January 15, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Maria Skeels is hungry, and she’s surrounded by food. But she’s not allowed to touch any of it. The Leavenworth native is one of the casting directors for the upcoming Fox series “MasterChef” …

All stories

Jury convicts Lawrence man on rape charge
Sentencing set for Feb. 26
03:09 p.m., January 15, 2010 Updated 04:24 p.m. in print edition on A3
A Douglas County jury on Friday convicted a 22-year-old Lawrence man in the February 2009 rape of an 11-year-old girl.
Rally speakers blast Democratic administration
Republicans lead charge for states’ rights, and also take opportunity to bash Democrats
01:53 p.m., January 15, 2010 Updated 02:12 p.m. in print edition on A1
Rally to support 10th amendment resolution turns into anti-Democratic Party event
People in the news
January 15, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for January 15, 2010.
Recreation Calendar
January 15, 2010 in print edition on B4
Local sports and community activities for January 15, 2010.
Our school
January 15, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: I echo Karl Ramberg’s ideal that we are our schools.
Pump patrol
January 15, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.