Archive for Thursday, November 18, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Douglas County Courthouse. County appraiser uncertain about direction of tax bills
November 16, 2010 in print edition on 1A
With taxes going up and the values of homes remaining stagnant or going down, the Douglas County Appraiser’s Office isn’t sure which direction tax bills will go.
6:00 a.m.
City of Lawrence street crews use a new machine Wednesday that repairs potholes with a method called spray injection patching. The method, which also is used by the Kansas Department of Transportation, allows the city to make lasting fixes to potholes during winter. New equipment allows Lawrence road crews to fix potholes in winter
November 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The city of Lawrence has a new tool in its arsenal to fight those wretched winter potholes. It’s called spray injection patching.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas running back Toben Opurum charges up the right side of the field on fourth down against Duke linebacker Abraham Kromah, 8, and cornerback Leon Wright, 7, during the third quarter Saturday at Memorial Stadium. Phone companies set up mobile signal boosters at Memorial Stadium to ease network strain during KU football games
November 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
All those texts, photos and calls zipping into and out of Memorial Stadium on football game days are putting a strain on wireless phone signals.
11:39 a.m.
Seat backs await fans at Allen Fieldhouse before the Kansas Jayhawks' home opener against the Longwood Lancers Nov. 12, 2010. Federal charges filed against five former Kansas Athletics officials accused of stealing tickets from KU
10:39 a.m., November 18, 2010 Updated 5:47 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The director of ticket operations resigned Thursday morning from Kansas Athletics Inc., as a grand jury indicted her and four others for their roles in an alleged ticket scam prosecutors say cost the department up to $5 million during the past five years.

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Review: A Midsummer Night’s Dream
12:55 p.m., November 18, 2010 Updated 10:08 p.m.
A performance unlike any other.
No subsidy
November 18, 2010 in print edition on A8
Where do we get in line to apply for a city subsidy? Sounds like another person with their hand out?