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Archive for Saturday, January 16, 2010

Also from January 16

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Texas Tech LHS girls vs. Olathe South LHS boys vs. Olathe South Free State girls vs. Olathe North Free State boys vs. Olathe North The day in photos, January 16, 2010 The Legends shopping center People & Places, January 16
Podcasts
Polls
Whose performance were you most happy with following the Jayhawks' 89-63 victory over Texas Tech?

Poll results

Response Percent
Marcus Morris
 
50%
Brady Morningstar
 
31%
Tyrel Reed
 
10%
Cole Aldrich
 
6%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 2344
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Texas Tech?

Poll results

Response Percent
Brady Morningstar
 
52%
Marcus Morris
 
33%
Tyrel Reed
 
13%
Other
 
1%
Total 175
Will KU cover the spread today against Texas Tech and win by more than 21 points?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
73%
Yes
 
23%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 72
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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” …
6:00 a.m.
A contractor walks out of a home under construction in the 3900 block of Bellflower, just west of Monterey Way. Housing starts were up slightly in Lawrence last year, but the overall construction industry remained weak. Housing starts, optimism trending up
January 16, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Housing starts in Lawrence rose slightly in 2009, according to new year-end figures released by the city. But local builders said it was still one of the toughest years on record.
12:30 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich (left) and guard Tyrel Reed warm up before taking on Texas Tech on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Balanced Jayhawks take care of Texas Tech, 89-63
11:37 a.m., January 16, 2010 Updated 3:56 p.m.
Three KU players scored 14 points or more, led by 20 points from sophomore Marcus Morris.
5:30 p.m.
State Sen. Mary Pilcher Cook on Friday speaks to the Senate Judiciary Committee on Senate Concurrent Resolution 1615, which urges the federal government to recognize state's rights. The hearing room was packed and numerous people had to stand in the hallway. The committee took no action on the measure. Rally speakers blast Democratic administration
1:53 p.m., January 15, 2010 Updated 2:12 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Rally to support 10th amendment resolution turns into anti-Democratic Party event

All stories

Health department reschedules H1N1 clinics in Eudora, Baldwin City
January 16, 2010
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department has rescheduled H1N1 vaccination clinics in Eudora and Baldwin City. The clinics were canceled due to a snowstorm.
KU students safe in Florida after Haiti earthquake
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A1
After surviving the earthquake in Haiti, Kansas University students Adam and Karen Buhler are on their way back to Lawrence.
I-35 reopened after fatality accident in Franklin County
19 vehicles involved in incident
12:40 p.m., January 16, 2010 Updated 09:41 p.m.
A portion of Interstate 35 closed after a multiple-vehicle accident in Franklin County involving one fatality.
FINAL: Balanced Jayhawks take care of Texas Tech, 89-63
11:37 a.m., January 16, 2010 Updated 03:56 p.m.
Three KU players scored 14 points or more, led by 20 points from sophomore Marcus Morris.
What to do in Larry, Saturday edition
January 16, 2010
The KU game, Son Venezuela, The Kinetiks, Deadman Flats, Werner Herzog’s new film “The Bad Lieutenant: Port of Call - New Orleans” and more…
Police searching for suspect in armed robbery
No one injured during incident
January 16, 2010
Police are searching for a man involved in an armed robbery early Saturday morning.
Free State sweeps Olathe North
This close game goes FSHS’ way
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B1
So there he was again, game on the line, ball in his hands, time winding down.
LHS boys, girls fall to Olathe South
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B1
When the talented teams show up, so do Lawrence High’s boys basketball players.
Another long day for Jack Bauer
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C6
ans of great/bad horror schlock have been flocking to SyFy Saturdays since the days when it was Sci Fi.
Scouting news
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C3
Scouting news for January 16, 2010.
Kansas State offense dandy
If Wildcats can pick up defense, they could contend for Final Four
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B5
The Wildcats have one of the top offenses in the nation, scoring at least 85 points in six of their last seven games.
Lawrence man reports vehicle stolen
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 42-year-old Lawrence man on Tuesday reported the theft of a vehicle.
De Soto sweeps Eudora
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B3
De Soto swept a high school basketball doubleheader with Eudora.
Pump patrol
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
New top KU administrators could have dynamic impact
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
These are serious, but promising, times for Kansas University.
Party planners face sobering decision: Whether to test students for alcohol
12:00 a.m., January 16, 2010 Updated 07:04 p.m. in print edition on A1
High school parents are grappling over whether senior students should be tested for alcohol as they enter this year’s post-graduation party.
Greatest KU games: No. 10
Nick’s night: Collison hooks ‘Horns
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B4
Dick Vitale, the voice and spirit of college basketball, first worked a game for ESPN on Dec. 5, 1979, sitting next to play-by-play man Joe Boyle. Mark Aguirre and DePaul defeated Wisconsin, 90-77.
Haitians in U.S. illegally allowed to stay
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
The Obama administration said Friday it will allow Haitians who were already in the U.S. illegally to remain for the time being because of their country’s catastrophic earthquake.
Aid slowly funnels into Haiti as desperation, lawlessness grow
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
Pushed to the far edge of desperation, earthquake-ravaged Haitians dumped decaying bodies into mass graves and begged for water and food Friday amid fear that time is running out to avoid chaos and to rescue anyone still alive in the wreckage.
Sushi-loving Japan fears push for tuna ban
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C10
Seafood-loving Japan — having faced years of international pressure to stop whaling — finds itself with a potentially bigger fight over a highly prized type of tuna that conservation groups say is being fished to extinction.
AT&T security flaw causes scary Internet error
Mobile phone users access strangers’ Facebook accounts
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C10
A Georgia mother and her two daughters logged onto Facebook from mobile phones last weekend and wound up in a startling place: strangers’ accounts with full access to troves of private information.
Obama, congressional Dems near health care accord
Legislation could hinge on Massachusetts election
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A8
President Barack Obama and top congressional Democrats closed in on agreement Friday on cost and coverage issues at the heart of sweeping health care legislation, their marathon White House bargaining sessions given fresh urgency by an unpredictable Massachusetts Senate race.
Horoscope for January 16, 2010
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C6
This year, you might give a lot of energy to increasing your net security. At the same time, others (or a partner) could be only too ready to spend your income. If you are single, check out anyone you decide to form a bond with care. Be sensitive to your strong sense of direction. Aquarius has very different ideas from you.
Porn video shown on highway billboard
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
Drivers in downtown Moscow squinted in disbelief as an electronic highway billboard blazed a two-minute pornographic video instead of its regular advertising clips.
Police force closure of Mr. Gay China pageant
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
Police shut down what would have been China’s first gay pageant on Friday an hour before it was set to begin, highlighting the enduring sensitivity surrounding homosexuality and the struggle by gays to find mainstream acceptance.
13 state parks to close because of budget woes
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
An oversight board voted unanimously Friday to close 13 of Arizona’s state parks in response to budget cuts, leaving two-thirds of the parks shut in the most aggressive cuts to such facilities in the nation.
Officials: Airstrike kills al-Qaida military chief
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
Yemeni warplanes struck outside a desert village near the border with Saudi Arabia on Friday, killing six al-Qaida operatives, including the group’s top military leader in the country, security officials said.
Pentagon finds miscues by Fort Hood officers
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
The military remains vulnerable to another Fort Hood-like massacre with religious radicalization on the rise and too little attention being paid to internal threats, senior Pentagon officials said Friday.
Johnson & Johnson issues recall of Tylenol
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
Johnson & Johnson issued a massive recall Friday of over-the-counter drugs including Tylenol, Motrin and St. Joseph’s aspirin because of a moldy smell that has made people sick.
FCE news
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C5
FCE news for January 16, 2010.
Military news
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C5
Military news for January 16, 2010.
Around and about
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C3
Around and about news for January 16, 2010.
Veritas splits; Seabury falls
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B3
Veritas split with the Manhattan Chiefs, and Seabury fell to Wichita Word of Life.
Arenas pleads guilty to gun charge
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B2
Washington Wizards star Gilbert Arenas pleaded guilty Friday to carrying a pistol without a license in the District of Columbia, a felony conviction that could jeopardize his future in the NBA.
Offices, services to close Monday
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B8
Government offices and public services in Lawrence and Douglas County will be closed Monday in observance of Martin Luther King Jr. Day. All city and state offices will be closed.
Warden at women’s prison reassigned
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B8
The warden at Kansas’ prison for women has been reassigned following the release of a report about its operations.
The World Company hires digital ad director
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A6
Edwin Rothrock has joined The World Company, Lawrence, as director of digital advertising.
Scientists turn stem cells into pork
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A6
Call it pork in a petri dish — a technique to turn pig stem cells into strips of meat that scientists say could one day offer a green alternative to raising livestock, help alleviate world hunger, and save some pigs their bacon.
KU soccer player selected in WPS draft
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B6
Kansas University senior defender Estelle Johnson has been selected in the third round of the Women’s Professional Soccer (WPS) league draft by the Los Angeles Sol with the 22nd overall pick.
Grant to assist in educating children
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A4
More than 100 at-risk 4-year-old students will receive a preschool experience they might not have had because of a $45,000 grant to the Lawrence Schools Foundation from the Ethel and Raymond Rice Foundation.
Gathering to aid victims in Haiti
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A4
Plymouth Congregational Church and Ecumenical Christian Ministries will be host to a gathering at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at 925 Vt. in support of people affected by the Haiti earthquakes.
KU track falls to MU
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B6
For the second year in a row, Kansas University’s track and field team lost its head-to-head battle with Missouri.
Haskell men’s rally falls short
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B6
Haskell Indian Nations University’s second-half rally came up short, and the Indians fell to Bellevue, 71-65, in men’s basketball Friday night at Coffin Complex.
Lawrence crews fill 636 road cavities
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A4
Crews continued their onslaught Friday on the city’s weather-racked road system, closing the week by filling 636 potholes and bracing for more in the days and weeks ahead.
Haskell women come back
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B6
Maria Parker scored 27 to lead Haskell Indian Nations University to a 78-57 women’s basketball victory against College of St. Mary on Friday at Coffin Complex.
Think again
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: So the debate begins on the budget gap for Lawrence’s schools.
Unsightly towers
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Having a larger, quality hotel near the KU campus is a welcome development.
The global warming power play
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
A familiar philosophical question goes like this: If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, does it make a sound?
Health care bill faces labor opposition
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
The best thing about American labor leaders is that they don’t beat around the bush.
Double standard
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
Critics have a legitimate point about the Kansas Senate’s preference for exempting state-owned casinos from a public smoking ban.
Self: KU likes to pressure, not press
January 16, 2010 in print edition on B1
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self added some new wrinkles to the Jayhawks’ offensive and defensive repertoire over the monthlong semester break.
Housing starts, optimism trending up
Foundation still weak in other segments of construction
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A1
Housing starts in Lawrence rose slightly in 2009, according to new year-end figures released by the city. But local builders said it was still one of the toughest years on record.
Duo to be held until return
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
Kansas prison escapees Scott Dwyer and Wayne Purdy’s time on the run is over, after nearly two months of freedom.
Lecture series to focus on Dole
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A4
This year’s Dole Institute of Politics 2010 Presidential Lecture Series will take an exclusive look at Sen. Bob Dole’s legacy of leadership.
Candidates for KU posts to visit
January 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
Searches for three major academic leadership positions at Kansas University are nearing an end, with candidates visiting campus in coming weeks.
Un-Orthodox Church: St. Sophia finds worship in an unexpected space
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C1
“I really love being involved and part of a faith that I feel like encompasses every part of my being and of my daily life,” says Erin Moulton…
How important is it to have a working knowledge of other religions?
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C1
• Getting to know others is best way to learn faiths • Understanding religions is not easy to generalize
The cutting edge: Experts recommend best tools for gardening
January 16, 2010
The right tool for the right job makes all the difference in the garden, but sorting out the always-in-my-back-pocket tools from the sits-in-the-corner-unused tools can be a challenge…
People in the news
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C6
People in the news for January 16, 2010.
Club news
January 16, 2010 in print edition on C5
Club news for January 16, 2010.