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KU vs. Missouri The day in photos, January 25, 2010 Artsonia gallery
Who had the best offensive game for KU against Missouri?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tyrel Reed: 14 points, 5-for-6 shooting, 4-for-4 from three-point range
Cole Aldrich: 12 points, 4-for-5 shooting, 16 rebounds
Marcus Morris: 17 points, 6-for-10 shoting, nine rebounds
Total 2733
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Missouri?

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Cole Aldrich
Brady Morningstar
Marcus Morris
Tyrel Reed
Total 24
Do you like Bob Knight as a color commentator?

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Total 189

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas fans try to throw off a Texas Tech free throw attempt Saturday, Jan. 16, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. The Lawrence bucket list
January 24, 2010
We asked readers, friends and colleagues to suggest “must-do” adventures unique to our town — here’s the best entries…
6:00 a.m.
Each Spring, ranchers in the Flint Hills burn their grazing lands to encourage new growth. Smoke from the fires drifts eastward toward the Kansas City metro area, and has in the past skewed air quality readings.
K.C. area burned by Flint Hills prairie fires
January 25, 2010 in print edition on 1A
When the Flint Hills burn, the Kansas City area gets a big headache.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Ed Brunt, Bud Stallworth, Craig Butler and Willie Amison founded the Can We Talk mentoring program for young black males at both Lawrence and Free State high schools. Their efforts have helped close the racial achievement gap in test scores. Mentors keep young blacks on track
January 25, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Evan Wilburn thought school just wasn’t for him. He wasn’t able to graduate after three years at Free State High School and wanted to drop out and get his GED.
2:00 p.m.
Cami Kennedy holds her daughter, Zana, 3, Lawrence, while she checks out Edgar Allan Crow, who is being held by Ruth Herman of the Prairie Park Nature Center. Eagles Day crowd pays rapt attention
January 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
The free event usually attracts about 1,000 visitors to learn about eagles, other birds of prey and ecology. Numerous community groups set up stands to provide information to participants about a particular interest.
6:00 p.m.
Kristin Howard is pictured with her dogs. She has spent about $1,000 a year on each of them in veterinary care. Good dog (bad bill): Area vets talk about the upper limits of pet costs
January 25, 2010
Kristin Howard has had a few pets in her time. Two dogs, four cats, three rats, umpteen hamsters and guinea pigs, a slew of fish and mice, a turtle and a raccoon. Yes, a raccoon. Named Popeye.
7:45 p.m.
Kristin Howard is pictured with her dogs. She has spent about $1,000 a year on each of them in veterinary care. FINAL: Strong first half pushes KU to 84-65 victory over MU
6:48 p.m., January 25, 2010 Updated 11:29 p.m.
The Jayhawks out-rebounded the Tigers, 56-28, while KU center Cole Aldrich flirted with a triple-double, posting 12 points, 16 rebounds and seven blocks.

All stories

Can KU deliver against MU?
Jayhawks hand pizza to fans on eve of Border War
January 25, 2010 in print edition on B4
Kansas University’s basketball players fed their hungry fans at 2:45 p.m. Sunday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Changing their stripes?
Former Tigers coaches Norm Stewart and Quin Snyder did their part to stoke the Border War nastiness, but new coach Mike Anderson ‘brings a little more class’ to the storied rivalry
January 25, 2010 in print edition on B1
Kansas University basketball fans loved to hate Missouri’s Norm Stewart. They lived to pester Quin Snyder. But they’ve been pretty placid — some might say downright respectful — toward fourth-year Tiger basketball coach Mike Anderson.
‘Avatar’ tops box office for 6th week
January 25, 2010 in print edition on A9
James Cameron’s “Avatar” is on a course to sink “Titanic” at the box office.
Pump patrol
January 25, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Colts returning to Miami
Manning’s 3 TDs lead Indianapolis past New York
January 25, 2010 in print edition on B3
This is perfect for the Indianapolis Colts: They have Peyton Manning, and they’re back in the Super Bowl.