Archive for Thursday, November 11, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Teams compete in the semi-final round of the KU School of Engineering's "Claim the Terrain." The annual design competition included Kansas schools with teams who designed a small vehicle to traverse several courses at KU's Eaton Hall. Students tackle tricky terrain at KU engineering’s annual design competition
November 9, 2010 in print edition on 7A
Some things ran smoothly Tuesday in Eaton Hall on Kansas University’s campus. Others, not so much.
6:00 a.m.
Major William Seelmann, Marines officer instructor at Kansas University, uses a sword to the cut a cake commemorating the 235th birthday of the U.S. Marine Corps, Wednesday, Nov. 10, 2010 at the Dole Institute of Politics. Marines celebrate 235th birthday in ceremony at Dole Institute
November 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
For retired Marine Sgt. Maj. Jess Pacheco, it was an honor to put on his uniform to celebrate the Marine Corps’ 235th birthday Wednesday at the Dole Institute of Politics.
10:00 a.m.
The exterior of a new bioscience and technology incubator on Kansas University’s West Campus is seen. Olathe-based Garmin to open software office on KU’s West Campus
November 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The latest set of directions on Garmin’s GPS units leads to Kansas University’s West Campus.
2:00 p.m.
A converted Army cargo ship, the lightly armed USS Pueblo, was outgunned by the North Korean vessels deployed against it. Wounded Basehor veteran recalls hellish captivity in North Korea
November 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Steve Woelk was assigned to the USS Pueblo at the age of 19 after he and the older brother of his future wife and another friend from the small Flint Hills town of Alta Vista joined the Navy in 1966.
6:00 p.m.
The limestone obelisk monument at Leavenworth National Cemetery sparkles in the sunlight at mid-day, atop the cemetery's highest ridge. In August, the monument underwent its first full renovation since its installation 91 years ago. Monument at Leavenworth National Cemetery shines in time for Veterans Day
November 10, 2010 in print edition on 4A
It towers above the fields of white headstones, stretching about 60 feet into the air from the highest ridge in Leavenworth National Cemetery. And Thursday will be the first Veterans Day when its limestone surface has sparkled like new.

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Our Town Sports
November 11, 2010 in print edition on B4
Our town sports for the week of November 11, 2010.
Funding pleas
Kansas education leaders are preparing to do battle with the 2011 Kansas legislators over education funding.
November 11, 2010 in print edition on A8
Proponents of increased funding for all levels of education in the state appear ready to pull out all the stops to sell that idea to state legislators. It won’t be easy.