Archive for Thursday, September 16, 2010

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Bishop Seabury High School National Merit semifinalists The day in photos, September 16, 2010
Have you ridden a bike in the last six months?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas University student Hassana Samassekou, Bamako, Mali, reacts as he experiences the simulated difficulties of operating a vehicle while intoxicated during a demonstration by the Save A Life Tour on Tuesday at the Kansas Union. Standing from left are Oscar Perry, who operates the simulator and educates participants for the tour, Austin Haugh, Olathe freshman, and Yuri Rapp, St. Louis senior. Save a Life Tour aims to warn students about drinking and driving
September 15, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University is continuing its effort to educate students on alcohol awareness.
6:00 a.m.
Kris Kobach claims victory in the Republican primary for Kansas Secretary of State in Topeka in this file photo. Kobach said he wants to see an end to birthright citizenship. Campaign Notebook: Kobach working on “birthright citizenship” issue
8:22 a.m., September 15, 2010 Updated 3:28 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kobach faces Democratic Secretary of State Chris Biggs in the Nov. 2 election.
10:00 a.m.
An aerial view of the Kansas University campus. Regents approve ‘Kansas Commitment,’ a $50 million plan for higher education
3:14 p.m., September 15, 2010 Updated 5:22 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas higher education officials on Wednesday recommended a $50 million increase in state funding to post-secondary schools and allowing universities to capture state sales taxes on their campuses to raise funds to help students on tuition and fees.
2:00 p.m.
A three-judge panel of the Kansas Court of Appeals consisting of, from left, judges G. Joseph Pierron Jr., Steve Leben and Michael B. Buser listened to Kansas City, Mo., attorney Kristi Hartmann debate the first of three cases at Kansas University’s Dole Institute of Politics as part of the university’s Constitution Day activities. State court of appeals visits KU for Constitution Day
September 16, 2010 in print edition on 3A
The appellate court will conduct hearings this week at Kansas State University and Washburn University.
6:00 p.m.
Janet Schaake examines the pumpkin crop recently at Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch east of Lawrence. Farmers look forward to average year for pumpkin crop
September 15, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Douglas County farmers are at least thankful for an average year for pumpkins because soggy conditions last year made for a dismal showing.

All stories

College drama exhausting
September 16, 2010 in print edition on B2
So you say you’re starting to feel a little onset of JCF. That’s John Calipari Fatigue.
Mexico celebrates 200 years
September 16, 2010 in print edition on A8
Just one day without massacres, beheadings or shootouts.
Blame game
BP wants to share responsibility for creating the disaster in the Gulf.
September 16, 2010 in print edition on A7
In its internal report last week, BP took some responsibility for the Gulf oil disaster, acknowledging that it misinterpreted a key pressure test of the well.
Pump patrol
September 16, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.57 at several stations.
Our town sports
September 16, 2010 in print edition on B5
A weekly compilation of local events, results and happenings.
Heisman Trust: no 2005 winner
September 16, 2010 in print edition on B2
And the Heisman Trophy winner for 2005 is — no one.
People in the news
September 16, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for September 16, 2010.