Archive for Sunday, January 17, 2010

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.
Kansas center Markieff Morris goes for the ball against Tech defenders Theron Jenkins (left) and Darko Cohadarevic Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. Brilliance, frustration in equal measure
January 17, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Kansas no longer sits atop the polls, so it’s not necessary to hold the Jayhawks to the standards demanded of the No. 1 team in the nation.
10:00 a.m.
The Legends 14 movie theater sign is reflected in the fountain pool that is a centerpiece fixture in the shopping complex in Kansas City, Kan. Sales tax numbers show that the Legends and other shopping areas might be drawing people away from spending in Lawrence. Lawrence losing shoppers
January 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence is no longer part of the club. Of the approximately 600 cities and towns in Kansas, there have been a few — maybe around 50 — that have been part of a special club of communities that stand out as shopping superstars.
2:00 p.m.
Gov. Mark Parkinson on Tuesday listens before speaking at the annual meeting of the Governor's Council on Fitness that was held at the Topeka-Shawnee County Public Library. Parkinson advocated for a statewide ban on smoking in public places, and said he was evaluating whether to call for an increase in the cigarette tax.  Smoking, obesity top state health issues
January 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Smoking and obesity are the top health challenges facing Kansans.
6:00 p.m.
Members of Cub Scout Pack 3071 watch as race cars fly down the track during the pack’s annual Pinewood Derby on Saturday at Prarie Park School. Each car was required to weigh below five ounces. Pinewood Derby whittles scouting skills
January 17, 2010 in print edition on 1B
One looked like a school bus. Another like the Oscar Mayer Wienermobile. Yet another was optimized using Internet blueprints. Some were just plain fast.

All stories

Will Spider-Man ever be a web singer?
Oft-delayed musical faces financial woes
January 17, 2010 in print edition on B6
The drawing of a familiar superhero stares out from the double doors of the dark Hilton Theatre on 42nd Street, just west of Times Square.
High school girl excels as cellist
January 17, 2010 in print edition on B8
Ye Yoo is, in a sense, two different people.
City Commission agenda for Jan. 19
Change in smoking code requested
January 17, 2010 in print edition on B4
The Lawrence city commission agenda for January 19, 2010.
Tech gagged, handcuffed
Red Raiders speechless after offensive struggles
January 17, 2010 in print edition on C4
Scoring never has represented much of a problem for Texas Tech junior forward Mike Singletary.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Visiting Writer’
January 17, 2010 in print edition on D3
I don’t need a passport.