Archive for Friday, September 17, 2010

Also from September 17

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Southern Miss The day in photos, September 17, 2010
Podcasts
Polls
Do you like Chancellor Gray-Little's choices for the athletics director search committee

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
43%
Yes
 
34%
I don’t know
 
22%
Total 661
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Chuck Wehner, of Lawrence, works at his station near downtown on Thursday, counting pedestrians and bicyclists who go by. He is among dozens of volunteers who are tallying the numbers to determine where there’s a need for more paths, crosswalks and bike lanes.  Count of bicyclists, pedestrians under way in Lawrence
1:53 p.m., September 16, 2010 Updated 3:10 p.m. in print edition on 1A
If you ride a bike or walk in Lawrence, you may be counted. About 35 volunteers are assisting the city and county with a bike and pedestrian count to determine where there is a need for more paths, crosswalks and bike lanes. The count was underway at some sites Thursday and will continue through the weekend.
10:00 a.m.
KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little KU Chancellor Gray-Little says school may pursue civil litigation in ticket scandal
8:01 a.m., September 16, 2010 Updated 2:44 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Acknowledging the public relations nightmare created by the ticket-scalping scandal at Kansas University, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little on Thursday said the school is increasing control of the ticket system, transparency of seating allocations, and oversight of the athletic department.
2:00 p.m.
Attorney General Steve Six stopped Thursday at Shawnee Mission North High School in Overland Park as he kicked off his campaign to retain his post. Attorney general says he’s going after people who deal in child pornography
September 16, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six Thursday said his office had stepped up an effort to catch suspects who trade and view child pornography.

All stories

Pump patrol
September 17, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.57 at several stations.
Women’s world
Progress for women still hasn’t reached many parts of our world.
September 17, 2010 in print edition on A7
In the United States, women continue to fight for better salaries and more opportunities. In many parts of the developing world, women are literally fighting for their lives.
People in the news
September 17, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for September 17, 2010.
GOP tries to bring tea party enthusiasm into fold
September 17, 2010 in print edition on A2
Can this political marriage survive?
Poll: Americans have little trust for blogs, banks and Congress
September 17, 2010 in print edition on A2
Glum and distrusting, a majority of Americans today are very confident in … nobody.