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KU women knock off Memphis, 90-58
09:13 p.m., November 27, 2010 Updated 09:18 p.m.
Sophomore Carolyn Davis had 15 points, leading six Kansas players in double figures as the KU women defeated Memphis, 90-58, on Saturday at the BTI Classic in Allen Fieldhouse.
KU vs. MU: Head to head
November 27, 2010
A head-to-head look at Kansas vs. Missouri.
Withey to face former team: Arizona
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B1
Jeff Withey had a good time during his one semester at the University of Arizona.
Saturday’s Big 12 games encapsulated
November 27, 2010
A preview of Saturday’s Big 12 match-ups.
We said, they said
November 27, 2010
A collection of quotes from both sides of the Kansas vs. Missouri rivalry.
More off than on, KU women survive tournament opener
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B1
Friday night, in the opening round of the BTI Tip-Off Classic at Allen Fieldhouse, two Kansas University women’s basketball starters sank into early foul trouble, the team shot 22-of-66 (33 percent) from the floor and the Jayhawks did not make a three-pointer. Yet, somehow, they won.
Bobcats coach sorry ‘It got chippy’
12:00 a.m., November 27, 2010 Updated 07:16 a.m. in print edition on B12
Following Kansas University’s 98-41 men’s basketball victory over Ohio, Bobcats guard Ricardo Johnson immediately checked with his coach, John Groce, to see if KU guard Elijah Johnson was OK.
Survey finds fewer Kansans feel good about economy
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A2
A new survey finds that more Kansans gave the economy low marks than last year.
Shoppers trade shut-eye for good buys on Black Friday
November 27, 2010
Shoppers began lining up outside Old Navy, 3234 Iowa, about 10 p.m. Thanksgiving Day at the first Lawrence store to open on Black Friday 2010.
Nebraska advances to Big 12 title game
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B4
Nebraska is off to the Big 12 championship game — and Bo Pelini won’t go kicking and screaming.
Pump patrol
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A4
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.64 at Kwik Shop, 845 Miss.
Big insider trading investigation creating even larger case
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A6
An insider trading case last year that federal authorities said was the biggest ever is providing a recipe for another case that may be even bigger.
Wheel genius: Road work planned this week
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A6
Upcoming road work planned in the Lawrence area.
Fears of extreme debt haunt countries
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A7
Europe struggled mightily Friday to keep the debt crisis from engulfing country after country. Portugal passed austerity measures to fend off the speculative trades pushing it toward a bailout and Ireland rushed to negotiate its own imminent rescue.
Black Friday encourages retailers nationwide
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A7
For one day at least, you could almost imagine the recession never happened. Millions of the nation’s shoppers braved rain and cold to crowd stores while others grabbed online bargains on what could be the busiest Black Friday ever.
Around and about
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B6
Around and about for the week of Nov. 27, 2010.
Club news
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B6
Club news for the week of November 27, 2010.
Sooners ‘borrow’ from OSU playbook
November 27, 2010
One day this summer, Dana Holgorsen concocted a scheme that would add Kendall Hunter’s running ability to the spread passing game that he planned to bring to Oklahoma State.
Cowboy ‘in awe’ of return
November 27, 2010
As he lay in bed after playing in the Bedlam rivalry game for the first time, Andrew McGee just couldn’t sleep.
Kansas QB Missouri native
November 27, 2010
Kansas University will turn to a Missouri native at quarterback today as the Jayhawks attempt to finish their season a high note by knocking off 15th-ranked Missouri at Arrowhead Stadium.
Horoscope for Nov. 27
November 27, 2010
This year, your ability to communicate and express yourself becomes a salient feature. You often share a lot in order to get clarification, but still wonder what you just heard! If you are single, you could meet someone of romantic significance in 2011. If you are attached, you will discover the excitement of a new venture with your significant other. Leo opens up to you.
Wichita considers financial literacy requirement
November 27, 2010
Wichita school officials want their students to be better prepared to handle their personal finances after graduation.
House majority leader elected to Kansas Senate
November 27, 2010
The leader of the Republican majority in the Kansas House has been chosen to fill a vacancy in the state Senate.
EPA leader pledges fair decision on power plant
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A9
The Sunflower coal-burning power plant controversy has been divisive, complicated — and long-running. Five years on, you can pick a fight by backing or opposing one of the biggest coal-fired plant proposed for this nation.
Obama misses point on nuclear arms talks
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A9
It’s a lame-duck session. Time is running out. Unemployment is high, the economy is dangerously weak and, with five weeks to go, no one knows what tax they’ll be paying on everything from income to dividends to death when the current rates expire Jan. 1. And what is the president demanding that Congress pass as “a top priority”? To what did he devote last week’s radio address? Ratification of his New START treaty.
Garden Calendar: What’s bugging your houseplants
12:00 a.m., November 27, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The good news about insects and mites that feed on houseplants: Most of them are easy to control, once detected.
KU Hospital’s rebound sets example
November 27, 2010 in print edition on A3
A little more than 10 years ago, the Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan., was facing a crisis.
Military news
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B6
Military news for the week of Nov. 27, 2010.
Kansas warden plans space for inmates to honor moms
November 27, 2010
Up above the rotunda of Hutchinson’s Correctional Facility Warden Sam Cline is planning a beautiful space where his inmates can honor their mothers.
Kansas couple finds happiness in adopting teens
November 27, 2010
Not long after Mike and Maylene Fletcher were married eight years ago, they started talking about how they could give back to the community. They talked a lot about becoming foster parents.
Victims of foul play: Fired-up Jayhawks hammer Ohio
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B1
Elijah Johnson’s dad, mom, brother, sister, high school coach — even his hometown barber — watched in horror as Kansas University’s sophomore guard was tackled on a breakaway dunk try late in the first half of Friday’s 98-41 rout of Ohio University at Orleans Arena.
100 years ago: Pure food inspector drops in on Mass Street stores, samples products
November 27, 2010
“If an alert appearing man wearing a dark suit of clothes and a derby hat walked into your bakery today and registered no objection when you sold him the smallest loaf of bread in sight, you had better implore the fates to let it be above weight.”
40 years ago: Parents relate painful two years of drug use in daughter’s life
November 27, 2010
In the latest in a continuing series of articles on “The Lawrence Drug Problem,” an anonymous mother and father described the progression their daughter followed into drug use.
25 years ago: Transient merchants subjected to more stringent rules in Lawrence
November 27, 2010
Transient merchants — vendors who sold goods door-to-door or from temporary displays such as tents or trucks — were the subject of a recent city commission meeting. Commissioners approved stricter regulations for the merchants.
KU notebook: Morningstar laughs about pass/shot
November 27, 2010 in print edition on B12
Brady Morningstar lofted a pass toward Marcus Morris early in Friday’s Las Vegas Invitational game against Ohio University. The pass missed its mark. It fell through the hoop for a three that gave KU a 7-2 lead.