Archive for Sunday, November 14, 2010

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas defenders Justin Springer (45) and Jake Laptad (91) look to wrap up Nebraska running back Rex Burkhead (22) during the fourth quarter, Saturday, Nov. 13, 2010 at Memorial Stadium in Lincoln. Like Opurum, Jayhawks making strides
November 14, 2010 in print edition on 1B
From the opening-week loss to North Dakota State to Saturday night’s 20-3 setback to Nebraska, Toben Opurum’s growth has mirrored that of Turner Gill’s staff. Nobody’s doing backflips, but you have to admit it’s getting better, a little better all the time.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence detectives and police officers search an area near Kansas Highway 10 bypass at 27th Street and Wakarusa Drive on Tuesday morning, Dec. 2, 2008. The search was related to a sexual assault reported Monday, December 1. Serial rapist cases in Lawrence, Manhattan still unsolved 10 years after first attack
November 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
During fall 2000 — when Kansas State University students were on break from classes — a man raped a woman at a Manhattan apartment. The apartment complex, University Commons Apartments, was a short distance from campus. The attack that occurred there that night was the first in what local and state authorities believe is a string of 13 more rapes. The attacker, authorities say, has committed at least eight rapes in Manhattan and another six in Lawrence.
2:59 p.m.
Closed since 2001, the former Farmland Industries boiler house complex and the surrounding land show the ravages of nearly 50 years of use. Rebirth at former Farmland Industries site anticipated to be soon
12:00 a.m., November 14, 2010 Updated 8:54 a.m. in print edition on 1A
As thousands of motorists who drive by the plant on Kansas Highway 10 each day can attest, the industrial relic, which closed in 2001, hasn’t faded away as much as it has rusted into ruin.
6:00 p.m.
Eila Deavours, 8, Lawrence, holds her American Girl doll as Lawrence author Jane Kurtz, right, talks with children at the Kansas Union on Saturday. Girls gather with dolls to meet American Girl author
November 14, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Chloe Taylor, 10, was all smiles Saturday morning, as local author Jane Kurtz talked about Chloe’s favorite topic: American Girl dolls.

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Markieff 14-15-5-4-2 kind of guy
Versatile Jayhawk ponders triple-double possibilities in wake of opening rout of Longwood
November 14, 2010 in print edition on B1
Versatile Kansas University junior forward/center Markieff Morris put up some eye-opening numbers in several categories on Friday night in Allen Fieldhouse.
Poet’s Showcase: “My Eyes”
November 14, 2010 in print edition on C3
My eyes Have seen the beauty of a rose in bloom
Aging and algorithms: Nora Ephron explores memory process
November 14, 2010 in print edition on C3
Nora Ephron is thinking about algorithms.