Archive for Sunday, September 19, 2010

Also from September 19

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On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 19, 2010 KU volleyball vs. Texas A&M

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Pleasant Hill, Mo., man leaves $800,000 to KU to establish scholarships
September 18, 2010 in print edition on 1A
When it became evident that Nelson Gipson’s cancer wasn’t going to allow him to live much longer, the 83-year-old Pleasant Hill, Mo., man sent for a lawyer. His lifelong friend, Marcia McConville, was there, too.
6:00 a.m.
Rock Chalk Dancers, from left, Molly Ryan, Jade Daniels and Brooke Ryan pose Wednesday during a shoot for the Rock Chalk Dancers calendar with photographer Tamalee Baker in the west hallway of Allen Fieldhouse on Sept. 15, 2010. New A.D. will have full slate of projects
September 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University’s next athletics director will be coming into a department with new and expanded facilities developed during Lew Perkins’ seven-year tenure on campus.
10:00 a.m.
Kevin Dobbs, Lawrence, pulls a truck with a rope Saturday at the Next Level Games strongman competition at Watson Park, Sixth and Tennessee streets. Competition measures extreme strength
September 19, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Lawrence resident Matthew Andre had just finished a bike ride Saturday with his wife when he showed up at the Next Level Games in Watson Park. He said the plan for the couple was to “try and have a relaxing day.”
2:00 p.m.
Monica Shaheed, 18, left, and Meredith Shaheed, 11, check to see the sex of a butterfly before recording information Saturday. The Lawrence sisters and their mother have come to the annual event for eight years. Monarch butterflies flutter through area on way to Mexico
September 19, 2010 in print edition on 1B
This is something 7-year-olds are able to do. They go out into the Baker Wetlands with their nets and capture orange and black beauties, monarch butterflies.
6:00 p.m.
Luke Giefer, a Kansas University senior from Wellington, stands in as striker during a game of town ball. Our Town Ball: Kansas University group revives forgotten precursor to baseball
September 19, 2010
Town Ball is similar to baseball, but just different enough to draw quizzical looks from students walking home through the neighborhood west of the Kansas University campus.

All stories

Third-graders get close up of crawly creatures
Program at Auburn-Washburn schools gets students out of classroom
September 19, 2010 in print edition on B5
Racing worms, sorting recyclables and catching butterflies are all in a day’s work if you are a third-grader in the Auburn-Washburn Unified School District 437.
Designer brings new look to Salina theater
Chinese transplant’s first assignment is ‘Hello, Dolly!’ set
September 19, 2010 in print edition on B2
It’s been a long journey from China to Salina for Xiaopo Wang.
Good luck not letting the bedbugs bite
Experts: No easy solution to growing infestations
September 19, 2010 in print edition on A3
For anyone hoping there’s a quick, easy treatment for bedbugs in the near future, take note of the hesitation in Coby Schal’s response.
People in the news
September 19, 2010 in print edition on D5
People in the news for September 19, 2010.
Poet’s showcase: ‘A Tribute to September 11, 2001’
September 19, 2010 in print edition on D3
Think of where you were At that tragic moment
Browns RB won’t sneak up on Chiefs this season
September 19, 2010 in print edition on C2
The idea of being a marked man appeals to Browns running back Jerome Harrison.
Finding a job after age 50
Older workers face steep climb from layoff’s depths
September 19, 2010 in print edition on E1
In this bloody free-for-all of a recession, Americans in their 50s are really taking it hard on the chin.
On race, look away, look away
September 19, 2010 in print edition on B7
Actually, old times there are forgotten quite a bit.