Archive for Wednesday, September 29, 2010

Also from September 29

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 29, 2010
Have your allergies this year been worse than usual?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t have allergies
I don’t know
Total 683

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Based on car color statistics, silver is the most popular car color in North America. "It's unlikely for us to have really uncommon colors on the lot because people are usually looking for the silvers, whites and blacks,"said David Bennett, sales manager at Laird Noller Hyundai, Lawrence dealers consider fashion trends, economy when it comes to most popular car colors
September 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In a Crayola box there may be 20 different shades of the same color. This same variation can also be found at a car lot. At Laird Noller Hyundai in Lawrence, for example, silver is available in a surprising number of shades.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University placed Phi Gamma Delta on probation for two years after concluding a hazing investigation in October 2010. The investigation followed an incident during which KU freshman Matt Fritzie was injured while diving into a makeshift pool at the fraternity house on Sept. 17, 2010. Kansas University continues investigation into hazing allegations at Phi Gamma Delta fraternity; victim discharged from hospital
September 28, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As investigations continue into a Kansas University fraternity accused of hazing violations, a freshman injured at a fraternity party has been moved from a hospital to a rehabilitation center.
10:00 a.m.
Robert and Molly Krause, who own Lawrence favorites Esquina and The Burger Stand, have published their first cookbook, "The Cook's Book of Intense Flavors." The book is for sale at Esquina and online at Flavor, profiled: Lawrence chefs Robert and Molly Krause debut their first cookbook
September 28, 2010 in print edition on 1C
If you’ve ever wanted to take the flavors of The Burger Stand home in more than just a doggie bag, now you can.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence Arts Center Executive Director Susan Tate, third from left, shows off some sculpture pieces in the main lobby in the center to Gunda Hiebert, left, Lawrence, and Tim and Dawn Freeman, of Seattle. A selection of pieces will be auctioned on Saturday as part of the benefit for the 35th anniversary celebration for the center. Lawrence Arts Center celebrates 35th anniversary
September 29, 2010 in print edition on 3A
On Tuesday morning, a gaggle of Head Start preschoolers burst through the doors of the Lawrence Arts Center.
6:00 p.m.
Wilt Chamberlain plays in his first game as a Kansas Jayhawk against Northwestern University on 1956. Wilt had 52 points and 31 rebounds in his debut. A tall order: getting Wilt Chamberlain on a stamp
September 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A Pennsylvania lawmaker wants to team up with Jayhawks across the nation to score what he considers the ultimate honor for a favorite son who went on to become one of Kansas University’s tallest students and the world’s most dominant basketball player: Wilt Chamberlain on a stamp.

All stories

Parkinson endorses Steve Six for Kansas attorney general
08:11 a.m., September 29, 2010 Updated 04:28 p.m. in print edition on A4
Six faces Republican Derek Schmidt of Independence, who is the state Senate’s majority leader.
Pump patrol
September 29, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.53 at several stations.
Texting-while-driving bans haven’t reduced car crashes
September 29, 2010 in print edition on C10
Could state bans on texting actually be boosting accident rates?
Dallas Cowboys rookie Dez Bryant drops $54,896 — for dinner
September 29, 2010 in print edition on B2
How much is it worth to you to not carry a pair of shoulder pads?
Research recognition
Funding announced this week is a strong endorsement of the research being conducted at KU’s Biodiversity Institute.
September 29, 2010 in print edition on A7
The dedication of almost $3 million in federal stimulus funds for upgrades at Kansas University’s Dyche Hall is more than a welcome shot in the arm for one of KU’s most visible and visited buildings.