Archive for Thursday, September 30, 2010

Also from September 30

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Party pix: Kid Congo and the Pink Monkey Birds The day in photos, September 30, 2010 KU volleyball vs. Missouri
Polls
Should Douglas County strengthen its noise ordinance?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
50%
No.
 
42%
I don’t know.
 
6%
Total 595
Do you think the U.S. Constitution should protect the Phelpses right to protest soldiers' funerals?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
81%
Yes
 
16%
I don’t know
 
1%
Total 242
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
This aerial view looks northwest over the former Farmland Industries Inc. fertilizer plant and its surrounding 467 acres. In the foreground is Kansas Highway 10, the extension of 23rd Street east of Lawrence. City of Lawrence makes official purchase of former Farmland Industries fertilizer plant
10:48 a.m., September 29, 2010 Updated 5:09 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The deal is done. After more than five years of back-and-forth, the city of Lawrence on Wednesday officially assumed ownership of the former Farmland Industries fertilizer plant on the eastern edge of Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
Haskell Indian Nations University campus entrance Haskell gets $1.6 million federal grant to make academic and administrative improvements
September 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Haskell Indian Nations University is getting another $1.645 million from the federal government to help improve academic quality, institutional management and fiscal stability.
6:00 p.m.
A drive in the country: The sixth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour
September 29, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The Kaw Valley Farm Tour revs up for its sixth year with 21 farms open to visit Saturday and Sunday.

All stories

Our town sports
September 30, 2010 in print edition on B5
Our town sports for the week of Sept. 30, 2010.
Leadership limbo
The best thing federal officials can do for Haskell Indian Nations University is resolve the school’s lingering leadership question.
September 30, 2010 in print edition on A7
Additional federal funds are one way to improve programs at Haskell Indian Nations University, but they don’t address the school’s No. 1 need: a permanent president who can set a strong course for Haskell’s future.
Civil dialogue
Discussions like Monday night’s program at the Dole Institute of Politics set a good example for informed, civil public discourse.
September 30, 2010 in print edition on A7
Monday night’s program about the pending U.S. Supreme Court case involving the Phelps family of Topeka is exactly the kind of civil dialogue the Dole Institute of Politics and other venues across the country should encourage.
Pump patrol
September 30, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.53 at several stations.