Archive for Friday, January 29, 2010

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Free State girls vs. Topeka West

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12:00 a.m.
In January, Joe Farthing, Lawrence, was training to compete in his first marathon — the Lynn Electric 2010 Kansas Marathon. He is among at least 200 people who will compete Sunday in the race, which benefits Health Care Access clinic. Runner uses father for inspiration as he prepares for this year’s Kansas Marathon
January 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Following his father’s heart attack in 2000, Joe Farthing knew he needed to get in better shape. And nearly 10 years later, Farthing will be competing in his first marathon.
6:00 a.m.
Carole Rehder, a retired nurse, gives Leslie Ostronic, 9, her second dose of the H1N1 flu vaccine in January at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department clinic. In the background is Leslie’s mother, Laurie, who is holding siblings Brecken, 4, and Dallas, 5. The children all received an immunization. H1N1 flu immunization process no small task for Douglas County community
January 28, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The planning process began in April, shortly after the first case was confirmed by the CDC on April 15. The first vaccine was given Oct. 21, 2009, at Haskell Indian Nations University. It was the first H1N1 vaccine clinic in Kansas.
10:00 a.m.
Here are some examples of novelty cigarette lighters that would be banned under Senate Bill 342, which was considered Thursday before a Senate committee. Nancy Niles Lusk of Overland Park purchased these lighters in filling stations and convenience stores in Kansas. Supporters of the bill say the lighters should not be for sale because they are attractive to young children who could misuse them. Novelty cigarette lighters targeted by bill
11:19 a.m., January 28, 2010 Updated 11:21 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Legislation to ban novelty cigarette lighters was considered Thursday by a Senate committee.
2:00 p.m.
Reagan Sullivan, left, and Emma Perez, both fourth-graders at Langston Hughes School, experience the view from the cab of a modern tractor Thursday during a Slice of Ag event at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets. The event, sponsored by K-State Research and Extension, provided fourth-graders from area schools a close look at farm life, including viewing hogs, beef and dairy cattle. Seeing life through a farmer’s eyes: Pupils’ farm knowledge grows
January 29, 2010 in print edition on 3A
When most children think about pizza, it’s likely they don’t think about the farmers and animals behind the steaming, cheesy slice they’re about to chomp on.
9:00 p.m.
The Ben Miller band includes (from left) Scott Leeper, Ben Miller and Doug Dicharry. Ozark stomp: Ben Miller might just be the best juke joint vagabond in the Midwest
January 29, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Ben Miller went down to the crossroads, but he didn’t sell his soul.

All stories

Pump patrol
January 29, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.42 at several stations.
January 29, 2010 in print edition on B7
Agriculture futures were higher Thursday.
Positive gesture
January 29, 2010 in print edition on A7
Positive behavior by adult role models often goes unnoticed.