Archive for Tuesday, November 30, 2010

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The day in photos, November 30, 2010
Who has been KU's best defensive player so far this season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Brady Morningstar
Thomas Robinson
Tyshawn Taylor
Travis Releford
Marcus Morris
Markieff Morris
Jeff Withey
Total 1359
Lawrence is getting six new buses for the T. How often do you use public transportation?

Poll results

Response Percent
Often — Daily or weekly
Rarely — Once or twice a year (if that)
Sometimes — Once a month or so
Total 933

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Angie Jackson, Lawrence, adjusts the yellow brick road ribbon on a Wizard of Oz inspired tree sponsored by the Animal Hospital of Lawrence in preparation for the 2010 Lawrence Festival of Trees Sunday at Liberty Hall. The tree, which is upside down to represent the tornado and topped with a miniature Emerald City, will spin when it is completed. The festival, which begins Monday, supports The Shelter Inc. Lawrence’s Festival of Trees shows off Christmas creativity to benefit The Shelter Inc.
November 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Liberty Hall transformed into an enchanted forest Sunday afternoon as Christmas trees of every shape, size, color and theme sprouted from the floorboards.
6:00 a.m.
The Bruce family stars in "Downsized" on WEtv. Lawrence native shares economic woes as star of WEtv reality show ‘Downsized’
November 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Friends and acquaintances of Lawrence native Todd Bruce now can find him on their television sets every Saturday night as the star of a new reality television program.
10:00 a.m.
Students at Woodlawn Elementary school clap in rhythm with Secretary of State Chris Biggs as he sings a song and performs on his guitar Tuesday, May 25, 2010. Task force envisions future for Lawrence elementary schools
November 30, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Members of the Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force finish some of their early work. Now they need to work together to compile consensus recommendations for the Lawrence school board.
2:00 p.m.
Surveillance footage of a man police suspect of robbingthe Zarco 66 store at 1415 W. Sixth St. Lawrence police asking for public’s help in finding Zarco 66 robbery suspect
5:36 p.m., November 29, 2010 Updated 6:02 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Lawrence police asked for assistance late Monday afternoon in finding a suspect accused of robbing the Zarco 66 store at 1415 W. Sixth St.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical Division Chief Rich Barr retires on Dec. 18, 2010 after 33 years with the department. Longtime Lawrence Fire Marshal Rich Barr to retire
2:43 p.m., November 29, 2010 Updated 6:07 p.m.
The only man to serve as the fire marshal for Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical since the position was created in 1985 will retire in December.

All stories

Another study?
A study detailing retail leakage from Lawrence isn’t the best way to encourage retail development.
November 30, 2010 in print edition on A8
What, exactly, would Lawrence hope to learn from a study of its retail leakage? And how would city officials use that information?
Pump patrol
November 30, 2010 in print edition on A4
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.64 at several stations.