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Archive for Saturday, January 23, 2010

Also from January 23

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Iowa State Jack and Mallory Hannah’s cake on the Food Network Challenge LHS basketball vs. Topeka West The day in photos, January 23, 2010 People & Places, January 23
Podcasts
Polls
Which performance were you more pleased with in the KU-Iowa State game?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich: 19 points, 8-for-11 shooting, 11 rebounds, 3 blocks, steal, 31 minutes
 
56%
Jeff Withey: 8 points, 5 rebounds, block, turnover, 12 minutes
 
41%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 2380
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Iowa State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
53%
Jeff Withey
 
30%
Brady Morningstar
 
11%
Other
 
3%
Thomas Robinson
 
1%
Total 131
Who will have more points in today's game?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
 
51%
Craig Brackins
 
42%
Undecided
 
3%
The two will tie
 
1%
Total 56
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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” …
6:00 a.m.
Solid waste division workers Travis Lindquist, left, and Derrick Jackson empty containers into the back of a trash truck as they make their rounds Thursday on Thorn Tree Court in west Lawrence. Recommendations are being made by the city’s Sustainability Advisory Board to charge residents based on the amount of trash they throw away. Auditors suggest more automation, examining a different rate structure to narrow solid waste budget deficit
January 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
More automated trucks, more sophisticated rates and more oversight of how long city trash crews are required to work all should be considered to help reduce a $500,000 shortfall in the city’s solid waste division.
10:00 a.m.
Rabbi Zalman Tiechtel, right, demonstrates how a Tefillin is wrapped onto the arm of Kansas University student Charles Goldberg, of Chicago. Inside the Tefillin boxes, worn by observant male Jews over age 13, are parchments with verses from the Torah. Tiechtel is executive director of Lawrence’s Chabad Center for Jewish Life. Below: Goldberg wears a Tefillin on his head. Local Jewish community making effort to educate after Thursday incident on airplane
January 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The local Jewish community is on a mission to educate, after a US Airways Express pilot diverted his jet Thursday morning to Philadelphia when a teen wrapped himself up in straps and began the routine during a flight between New York and Kentucky.
12:30 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich puts up a shot next to teammate Chase Buford prior to tipoff against Iowa State, Saturday, Jan. 23, 2010 at Hilton Coliseum in Ames, Iowa. FINAL: KU’s big men impress in 84-61 victory over Iowa State
11:57 a.m., January 23, 2010 Updated 7:32 p.m.
Cole Aldrich posted 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Marcus Morris added 16 points and Jeff Withey provided eight points off the bench in the Jayhawks’ runaway win.
6:00 p.m.
In this 2010 file photo, Willie Harris, with the Public Works Department, fills a pothole with “cold patch” on Iowa Street City crews busy filling multitudes of potholes
January 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Stats for the activity of Lawrence street crews during the past two weeks:

All stories

KU women lose to Oklahoma, 81-69
Jayhawks fall to 1-3 in Big 12
04:43 p.m., January 23, 2010 Updated 07:57 p.m. in print edition on C1
The Kansas University women’s basketball team lost Saturday to Oklahoma, 81-69, at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Okla.
C.J. Henry out with deep bone bruise
January 23, 2010
Kansas freshman guard C.J. Henry did not make the team’s trip to Iowa State because of a deep bone bruise on his tailbone that he suffered at practice Friday.
FINAL: KU’s big men impress in 84-61 victory over Iowa State
11:57 a.m., January 23, 2010 Updated 07:32 p.m.
Cole Aldrich posted 19 points and 11 rebounds, while Marcus Morris added 16 points and Jeff Withey provided eight points off the bench in the Jayhawks’ runaway win.
What to do in Larry tonight, Saturday edition
January 23, 2010
KU vs. ISU, “The Sorrows of Young Werther” by KU Opera, “The Show” with Krizz Kaliko, Fortnight, Left on Northwood, UUVVWWZ, Red Kate, Sellout, Shanks and Sidener Rock and Roll DJs, and new movies…
Shrine Game to feature 3 Jayhawks
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B3
Receiver Kerry Meier, safety Darrell Stuckey and quarterback Todd Reesing, three players commonly associated with the ascension of the Kansas University football program, will participate in their final collegiate game today, the East-West Shrine Game at the Citrus Bowl in Orlando, Fla.
People in the news
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C6
People in the news for January 23, 2010.
Club news
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C3
Club news for January 23, 2010.
Fondant memories: Newlyweds retrace their life together through flour, cream and sugar
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C1
Mallory Hannah had her cake, but she couldn’t eat it, too. Right there, just inches away, lit by hot studio lighting, was a 3-foot testament to her love for her husband, Jack, all done up in fondant and food coloring.
Lawrence wrestlers sitting pretty
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence High wrestling team sits in third place at the Husky Invitational as the tournament enters its final day at Blue Valley Northwest.
KU women travel to No. 13 OU
Jayhawks struggling on road in Big 12 play
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B6
Uh, oh, another Big 12 Conference road game for Kansas University’s women’s basketball team. And against a ranked team at that.
LHS boys advance to title game
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B1
What began as a dreadful game for both teams ended in sweet fashion for the Lawrence High boys basketball team at the Topeka Invitational Tournament on Friday night.
Taking his shot: 42 points or not, Brackins just wants a win
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B1
Craig Brackins, whose eye-opening stat line stood at 42 points, 14 rebounds and counting, took a seat on Iowa State’s basketball bench with just under a minute left in last year’s Kansas University-ISU basketball battle in Hilton Coliseum.
Making plans
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
A promising company’s plans to build a future in Lawrence is good news for the community.
Obama vows to fight for jobs in retooled message to Americans
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally despondent Democrats on Friday with a renewed emphasis on jobs.
Stars unite to help in telethon
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A8
Grim-faced celebrities and musicians with mournful tunes set the tone for the all-star, international “Hope for Haiti Now” telethon, which featured two hours of desperate pleas for an even more-desperate nation.
Survivors flee Haiti capital; rescues continue
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A8
By boat or by bus, by bicycle and on foot along clogged and broken roads, earthquake survivors streamed away from this city and its landscape of desolation Friday and into Haiti’s hinterlands and the unknown.
‘Juno’ has company on Lifetime
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C6
Filled with mixed-up teens and frightened parents sending confusing messages, the TV movie “The Pregnancy Pact” (8 p.m., today, Lifetime) does a nice job of mixing melodrama and controversy.
Horoscope for January 23, 2010
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C6
This year, you have more opportunities than in the past to relate on a deeper level with a loved one. Self-understanding allows greater caring from you as well. If you are single, new doors open through networking. If you are attached, discover a new sense of connectiveness between you and your sweetie. A long-desired change becomes a possibility. Taurus sometimes grounds you too much.
Obama vows to fight for jobs in retooled message to Americans
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
President Barack Obama tried to revive his battered agenda and rally despondent Democrats on Friday with a renewed emphasis on jobs.
White House fights for Bernanke support
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke encountered new Senate opposition Friday for another four-year term as the White House worked aggressively to keep his support from eroding further.
U.K. raises its terror threat level to ‘severe’
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
Britain raised its terror threat alert to the second-highest level Friday, one of several recent moves the country has made to increase vigilance against international terrorists after a Christmas Day bombing attempt on a Europe-U.S. flight.
O’Brien thanks fans, goes out having fun on final ‘Tonight’ show
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
On his final “Tonight” show, Conan O’Brien said walking away instead of accepting a demotion is the hardest thing he’s ever had to do.
Obama concedes health overhaul hit ‘buzz saw’
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
President Barack Obama, two days after signaling retreat on a massive health care overhaul, discounted the small-bore approach Friday and pledged to press for ambitious changes despite running into a “bit of a buzz saw” of opposition.
Around and about
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C5
News from around and about for January 23, 2010.
Jeff North slaps Seabury, 72-54
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B4
Bill Gibbs scored 23 points, but the Seabury Academy boys basketball team fell to Jefferson County North, 72-54, Friday at the McLouth tournament.
Haskell swept
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B4
College of Ozarks swept a college basketball doubleheader with Haskell Indian Nations University on Friday.
Tongie drops Eudora
Baldwin boys in championship game
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B4
After Eudora took a lead on host Tonganoxie for the first time in three quarters, the Chieftains responded with an incredible run fueled by an exuberant home crowd and earned a spot in the Tonganoxie Invitational championship game.
Firebirds stumble at McPherson
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B3
Free State’s Evan Manning scored 15 points, but Wichita North overpowered the Firebirds, 75-55, in boys basketball Friday at the McPherson Invitational.
Ankiel headed to Royals
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B2
Rick Ankiel will try to boost his resurrected career in Kansas City’s crowded outfield.
Scouting KU and its future in the 2010 NFL Draft
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B1
Three former Kansas University football players — Kerry Meier, Todd Reesing and Darrell Stuckey — will suit up for the West in today’s East-West Shrine Bowl, set for 2 p.m. on ESPN2 (Sunflower Broadband channels 34 and 234). Another, Dezmon Briscoe, surely will hear his named called during the NFL Draft, which starts in 91 days.
Testimony begins in Tiller trial
January 23, 2010 in print edition on B8
On the 37th anniversary of Roe v. Wade, prosecutors who charged a man with killing one of the nation’s few late-term abortion providers got through the first day of testimony without mentioning the word abortion in front of jurors.
100 years ago: Ice jam melting finally
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
From the Lawrence Daily World for Jan. 23, 1910: “All along the Kaw River, there are signs of melting from the huge ice jam that caused great problems of power loss here due to the lack of water flow over the dam.
Liberal crosshairs
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Once again the liberal (progressive) left has a former public servant in its political crosshairs.
School losses
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Our school district is facing a serious budget shortfall. If state legislators don’t act now, with additional funding, that shortfall may double.
New rules unlikely to hurt big banks
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A2
President Barack Obama’s latest broadside against big banks may have more bark than bite.
Voters send message to Democrats
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
In his first comment following Scott Brown’s stunning victory in the Massachusetts special election to fill the seat of the late Sen. Edward Kennedy, President Obama told the losing candidate, Martha Coakley, “you can’t win them all.”
Mass. election a blow to Obama
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
When I talked with Rep. Richard Neal, the veteran Democratic congressman from Springfield, Mass., on the afternoon of the special election to fill Ted Kennedy’s Senate seat, he told me, “It’s an alarm clock moment for us.”
KU museum to start Science on Tap series
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
An upcoming series of events in Lawrence will bring together beer and science in the hopes of stimulating community discussion.
Baldwin City resident files for House seat
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
Baldwin City resident TerriLois Gregory has filed as a candidate for 10th District seat in the Kansas House of Representatives.
Lawrence man reports burglary, felony theft
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 77-year-old Lawrence man last Saturday reported a burglary, criminal damage and felony theft.
Pump patrol
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Faith Forum: Can you imagine your life without your faith?
January 23, 2010 in print edition on C1
• No matter what you believe, faith is there • Shudder to think of closing out God
Lawrence man reports felony vehicle damage
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A4
A 49-year-old Lawrence man on Thursday reported felony criminal damage to a vehicle.
After faltering start, will Obama alter agenda of ‘change’?
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A3
Next week, President Obama will appear before Congress to deliver the annual State of the Union address.
Deciphera eyes more downtown lab space
January 23, 2010 in print edition on A3
There are new signs that the growing drug development firm Deciphera Pharmaceuticals plans to stay in Lawrence.