Archive for Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Also from January 20

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Baylor Kansas 150, Kentucky 95 The day in photos, January 20, 2010 Veritas vs. Berean Christian
Podcasts
Polls
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Baylor?

Poll results

Response Percent
Marcus Morris
 
54%
Sherron Collins
 
38%
Xavier Henry
 
4%
Other
 
1%
Total 101
Will Baylor's LaceDarius Dunn score 20 points or more tonight against Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
51%
Yes
 
44%
Undecided
 
4%
Total 47
What grade would you give President Barack Obama on his first year in office?

Poll results

Response Percent
B
 
26%
F
 
25%
D
 
18%
C
 
17%
A
 
10%
Not sure
 
0%
Total 1705
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Dr. Lawrence Ragland, D.D., of Paris, Tenn., speaks at the 25th annual community celebration in honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day on Monday at Woodruff Auditorium in the Kansas Union. Ragland was the keynote speaker at the event. Remembering Martin Luther King Jr.’s dream
January 19, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Martin Luther King Jr.’s “I Have a Dream” speech still applies today, the Rev. Lawrence Ragland told a crowd Monday on the Kansas University campus.
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. K2 proponents urge lawmakers to think twice before banning marijuana-like substance
January 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Users and sellers of K2 pushed back Tuesday on attempts to ban the chemicals in the herbal mixture that some say produces a marijuana-like high.
10:00 a.m.
Cari Davis and her son Andre, 3, clean a classroom table Monday at New York School on a parent/student work day to celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day. Davis is a fourth-grade teacher at Pinckney School but lives in the New York School neighborhood. “I hope Andre will be able to go to school here,” she said Monday. Group: More than education, schools offer community
January 20, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Parents of schools around Lawrence are rallying together, worried their neighborhood schools might be closed as Lawrence Public Schools face a $4 million budget deficit.
2:00 p.m.
Workers with Wright Tree Service remove a row of trees on the west side of Kentucky Street at Watson Park. The trees were scheduled for removal to prevent interference with power lines that run along the outside of the park. Crews begin work to remove trees from Watson Park near downtown
January 19, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Crews hired by Westar Energy cut down several large trees Tuesday along the eastern edge of Buford M. Watson Jr. Park, clearing portions of a picturesque backdrop for family picnics, wedding celebrations and simple walks through a long-established urban open space.
8:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Xavier Henry warms up for before tipping off against the Baylor Bears Wednesday, Jan. 20, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: KU survives hot-shooting Baylor, 81-75
6:54 p.m., January 20, 2010 Updated 1:18 a.m.
The Bears became the first KU opponent in 91 tries to shoot over 50 percent, but Sherron Collins’ 28 points and clutch three-pointer late helped the Jayhawks secure the win.

All stories

Desserts feature winter fruits
January 20, 2010 in print edition on D3
What are pummelos?
People in the news
January 20, 2010 in print edition on B7
Celebrities in the news for January 20, 2010.
Exaggeration
January 20, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Some rules of proper English are quite simple.
Pump patrol
January 20, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.