Archive for Monday, January 18, 2010

Also from January 18

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, January 18, 2010 23rd annual Martin Luther King Chili Feed
Should the city of Lawrence spend $1.9 million to extend sewer service to the Lawrence Municipal Airport to make the area more attractive to developers?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1035

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 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. Move to ban K2 heightens buzz
January 18, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Customers trying to buy the herbal mixture K2 left the local store Sacred Journey empty-handed Friday morning.
10:00 a.m.
A KU bus enters downtown headed for a stop for passengers near Ninth and Massachusetts streets Friday. Public meetings begin this week for the latest recommendations for consolidating and possibly adjusting transit services involving the Kansas University and city bus services. Transit plans on a roll
January 18, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Transit officials are gearing up for a second round of coordination between bus systems serving Lawrence and Kansas University, striving once again to boost convenience, trim waste and, eventually, add more riders.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University theater professor Paul Meier is an expert on stage dialects. KU’s production of “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” in the fall will have a more authentic 17th century British accent. The pronunciation’s the thing in KU staging of Shakespeare
January 18, 2010 in print edition on 3A
As it turns out, Shakespeare’s question wasn’t so much “To be or not to be?” as much as it was “To bay or not to bay?”
6:00 p.m.
Stephen Ilardi, center, an associate professor at Kansas University, jogs with his daughter, Abby, 12, left, and wife, Maria. Ilardi has written a book, “The Depression Cure,” which recommends exercise as one component of the treatment. Winter survival kit: Tips for making it through the gray days until spring
January 18, 2010
Nicole Van Velzen is determined to make 2010 her Year of Happiness. The 30-year-old Lawrence resident generally considers herself a happy person. But she thinks she can do even more to put herself in a perpetually good mood…

All stories

Two Jayhawks in mourning
Aldrich, Collins lost grandparents prior to victory over Texas Tech
12:00 a.m., January 18, 2010 Updated 01:22 p.m. in print edition on B1
Last weekend was a tough one for Kansas University basketball players Cole Aldrich and Sherron Collins.
Harsh notice
January 18, 2010 in print edition on A5
Pump patrol
January 18, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.