Archive for Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Also from December 6

Births
Obituaries
Photo galleries
KU vs. Long Beach State Bishop Seabury boys vs. K.C.-Harmon The day in photos, Dec. 6, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Did you go to Osawatomie to see President Obama speak?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
90%
Yes
 
9%
Total 561
Do you know anyone who remembers the Pearl Harbor attack?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
84%
No
 
15%
Total 465

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Sharon and Bob Brown, Lawrence, look at an angel covered Christmas tree in the family room of Steve and Lori Myrick’s home, located 3207 Nottingham Ct., during the Holiday Homes Tour Sunday, Dec. 4, 2011. Money from the event goes to support Health Care Access Clinic.
Holiday Homes Tours reports record attendance in its seventh year
December 5, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A record number of people took part in the seventh annual Holiday Homes Tour on Sunday.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas House Pensions Committee Chairman Mitch Holmes, far right, listens during a pensions legislation debate at the Statehouse Tuesday, May 10, 2011. Behind him is Rep. Leslie Osterman, a Wichita Republican. Legislators reaching crunch time for making decisions on future of KPERS
December 5, 2011 in print edition on 3A
A special commission that has been studying the state’s public employee retirement system is nearing some crucial decisions that could affect the lives of thousands of Kansans.
11:00 a.m.
Vincent Muirhead recalls the day that Peal Harbor was attacked when he was on the USS Maryland as a young sailor. As number of Pearl Harbor veterans dwindles, area survivors hope to keep lessons of history alive
December 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Two area residents are among a handful of living Kansans who can give firsthand accounts what happened that day. They are part of a dying breed who lived through both the shock of the initial attack and the aftermath and horror of seeing fellow sailors who had died or were injured.
10:30 p.m.
EMT Kevin Waterworth, right, of Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, Mo., shows off a colorful children's emergency ambulance at Lawrence Memorial Hospital to Kim Coons, a registered nurse, in this 2007 file photo. Kansas ranked last nationally from 2008-2010 in making progress in insuring children, a new study says. Kansas ranks last in improving numbers of children with health insurance, study says
December 5, 2011
The number of children nationwide without health insurance coverage decreased from 2008-2010. But Kansas and Minnesota went in the opposite direction.

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