Archive for Wednesday, November 24, 2010

Also from November 24

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, November 24, 2010
Polls
Have you started your holiday gift shopping yet?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’ve purchased a few things
 
51%
I usually wait until the last minute
 
29%
Started? I’m already done!
 
19%
Total 511
Do you think KU will beat MU in this year's Border War at Arrowhead?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, KU is going to lose
 
75%
Maybe, but it will be close
 
12%
Yes, the Jayhawks always show up for the Border War
 
11%
Total 853
What time do you traditionally eat your Thanksgiving meal?

Poll results

Response Percent
Mid or late afternoon
 
54%
About lunchtime
 
35%
During dinner hours
 
9%
Total 512
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson gets down on defense as he watches Texas A&M-Corpus Christi guard Garland Judkins during the first half, Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. Defense keys slam-dunk win, KU basketball extends Allen Fieldhouse winning streak to 63
November 24, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Count not wanting to be the recipient of a scolding from the coach and a glare from a disapproving teammate among the motivating factors for Kansas University basketball players to bring defensive intensity on every possession.
10:00 a.m.
Lance Johnson. Lawrence City Commissioner Lance Johnson being sued over $1.95M bank loan
November 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence City Commissioner Lance Johnson is being sued over a $1.95 million loan that has gone bad and whether a bank should be allowed to seize some of Johnson’s assets.
2:00 p.m.
Ernie Cummings, left, helps customer David Lahm, of Lawrence, Tuesday at Kizer Cummings Jewelers, 833 Mass. Cummings said that diamond earrings, pendants and rings are selling well at the store this year along with the more inexpensive designer lines of silver jewelry. As Black Friday approaches, National Retail Federation says jewelry will be 2010 holiday shopping trend
November 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Come Friday, women everywhere could have a reason to rejoice as shoppers trade in last year’s trend of jeans for this year’s trend of jewelry.
2:00 p.m.
Janet Huchingson picks through a wagon full of sweet potatoes from her garden to show to her husband John and Mohammad Alkuwari, center, a KU international student from Qatar on Friday, Nov. 19, 2010. Huchingson has been participating in the Grimwood Thanksgiving program that hosts international students from KU since the 1950s.  Lawrence couple offer warm welcome to international students during holidays
November 22, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Janet and John Huchingson don’t have much family in Lawrence. Janet is a fourth-generation Lawrencian and recalls having big family Thanksgivings with many relatives in the past. And while only a few still live in the area, the Huchingsons have found a new way to fill the space around the table on turkey day.
6:00 p.m.
Whitney Bryant, left, Amarillo, Texas, Rebecca Steadman, Lawrence, and Kris Johnson, Lawrence, carry their items through the line at Kohl's on Black Friday, Nov. 27, 2009 at 6:30 a.m. Plenty of Lawrence residents spent the early morning hours crossing items off of their holiday shopping lists and getting the best deals, as many retailers opened their doors early and slashed prices to accommodate the shopping rush. The Science of shopping: Impulse buying is nothing if not natural
November 23, 2010
As you gear up for the unbeatable deals and the epic consumerism of Black Friday remember: It’s all instinctual.
6:00 p.m.
Investigators evaluate the scene of a fatality accident involving a stolen vehicle on U.S. 59 northwest of Lawrence Municipal Airport on Tuesday, Nov. 23, 2010. 23-year-old Arkansas man faces involuntary manslaughter, other charges in connection with fatal accident on U.S. 24-59
10:36 a.m., November 24, 2010 Updated 5:56 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Douglas County Sheriff’s officers Wednesday identified the 21-year-old man who died in a Tuesday crash north of Lawrence as Cameron Freeman of Lincoln, Neb.

All stories

Got leftovers? Here are a few handy ideas for your post-holiday situation
Recipes perfect for those who still have guests, too many mashed potatoes or a hankering for more pie
November 24, 2010
Sometimes, thanksgiving leftovers can be more daunting then the holiday itself.
Pump patrol
November 24, 2010 in print edition on A4
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.67 at several stations.