Archive for Tuesday, September 7, 2010

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Bill Self and Sean Lester press conference The day in photos, September 7, 2010 Saving a generation Refrigerator Door, Sept. 6, 2010
How would you grade Lew Perkins' tenure at KU Athletics?

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12:00 a.m.
A Monarch Butterfly alights on a sunflower near Tonganoxie. Monarchs are passing through this area on their annual fall migration to Mexico, and Monarch Watch at KU has a couple of events planned this month. Monarch Watch celebrates butterfly migration
September 6, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Saturday will bring an exciting viewing opportunity to Lawrence for insect lovers.
6:00 a.m.
Karla Knudson, right, is getting her head shaved with 45 other women from around the country who also have kids who had cancer. Annika Kundson, 13, left, had Burkitt’s lymphoma but has been cancer-free for 14 months now. Mother to shave head for cancer awareness
September 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Karla Knudson is about to hop on a plane and fly to Los Angeles to get a haircut. It’s not just any haircut, though. She’s shaving her head completely.
10:00 a.m.
Katelyn Hess and Rinny Herndon, both 11, are friends and artists who have created a business based on bottle caps. The entrepreneurs will be part of the FALL Arts and Crafts Festival on Sunday in South Park. Below is an example of their work. Bottlecap business to make arts festival debut
September 7, 2010 in print edition on 3A
In about a week, South Park will transform into a maze of colorful tents filled with everything from jewelry to abstract paintings.
2:00 p.m.
Students mill around Fraser Hall on the Kansas University campus. KU professor leaves psychology department $2.2M
September 7, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A Kansas University professor of psychology has bequeathed $2.2 million to his old department to help improve the training of graduate and undergraduate students.
2:44 p.m.
Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins expresses his excitement in solidifying the future of the Big 12 Conference during a press conference Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Lester ‘shocked’ by Perkins’ resignation
1:41 p.m., September 7, 2010 Updated 4:29 p.m.
In a statement on the Kansas University website, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little and Athletic Director Lew Perkins announced that Perkins will retire, effective immediately.
7:25 p.m.
Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins participates in a public interview regarding his career in sports administration Tuesday at the Dole Institute. Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas athletic director comes to a sudden conclusion — months ahead of schedule
September 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The buzzer has sounded on Lew Perkins’ tenure as Kansas Athletics director. Perkins on Tuesday abruptly retired his post — effective immediately — accelerating his previously announced retirement by a full year.

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Bake sale staples
If you’ve got a bake sale coming up, we’ve got a treat for you: All those popular bake sale recipes in one place.
September 7, 2010
September marks the start of a lot of things — fall, football teams’ title quests and, for those with kiddos lugging backpacks to school, bake sale season.
Report: Money can buy you happiness, to a point
September 7, 2010 in print edition on C8
They say money can’t buy happiness. They’re wrong.
People in the news
September 7, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for September 7, 2010.