Archive for Friday, January 22, 2010

Also from January 22

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
Party pix from LMH Endowment Association annual meeting The day in photos, January 22, 2010 LHS basketball vs. Abraham Lincoln (Colo.) Swimming: Lawrence High Invite
Did you donate to the Hope for Haiti benefit on Friday night?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, but I still plan to
Total 1132

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Larry Sinks, owner of Joe College, with benefit organizer Hollie Farrahi. The old college try: Students organize fundraiser for Joe College in its fight against Kansas University
January 21, 2010
The controversy between KU and Joe College will be reignited this week with the Joe College Jamfest, a student-organized fundraiser for the T-shirt shop on the brink of collapse …
6:00 a.m.
An exterior shot of the proposed 3,000-seat addition to Memorial Stadium that will include the Gridiron Club. Gridiron Club moving forward, but behind schedule
January 21, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Kansas Athletics Inc. knows how big the new Gridiron Club will be, how much it will cost and even who will be building it on the east side of Memorial Stadium.
10:00 a.m.
Flanked by Senate President Stephen Morris, R-Hugoton, right, and House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, left, Kansas Gov. Mark Parkinson gives his State of the State address this year at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Proponents of tax increase urge legislative committee to approve Parkinson’s plan
1:48 p.m., January 21, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
A mother from Lawrence with a third-grader in a school that may be closed, and a daughter from Emporia whose elderly mother is losing help to get to the bathroom were among those urging legislators to increase the sales tax to avoid more budget cuts.
2:00 p.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. Senate approves bill to ban sale of K2
5:06 p.m., January 21, 2010 Updated 5:30 p.m. in print edition on 3A
The Kansas Senate has approved a ban on synthetic drugs that produce effects similar to those of marijuana.
6:00 p.m.
Headquarters Counseling Center volunteers, from left, are Jacob Sewell, Amanda Schwegler, Matthew Blankers and JT Craig. Call of duty: Volunteer call line Headquarters could use a few more good listeners
January 22, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Message received 1:10 a.m., Aug. 28, 2009: “Without the crisis line, I doubt that I would be alive. I’m still not thrilled about being alive, but I know that I can call on the worst days and it helps get me to the next one” …

All stories

No apologies
It is so easy for people to criticize the United States for what some perceive as failure in a tragedy.
January 22, 2010 in print edition on A7
This Haiti thing is all Uncle Sam’s fault, right?