Archive for Sunday, December 11, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
In this 2010 file photo, Jeff Riner, a water plant operator at the Clinton Water Treatment Plant, stands by one of the plant's treatment tanks. Drought watch impacts Lawrence, Clinton Lake
December 9, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Consider it saving for a non-rainy day. State water regulators have put Lawrence and all other entities that pull drinking water out of Clinton Lake on notice that the Douglas County reservoir is on the verge of drought conditions.
6:00 a.m.
Armond Enclard tosses a bag of trash into a bin at the the Connection, 31st and Ousdahl, on one of his nightly recycling runs. Enclard operates a recycling business where he goes door to door in complexes like the Connection to pick up people's recyclables. Owner of recycling business wants green light from city
December 10, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Armond Enclard wants to bring his trash and recycling service to more apartment complexes in the city, but is finding the path harder than he thought.
10:00 a.m.
U.S. Secretary of Health and Human Services Kathleen Sebelius, seen here in a file photo from June 2011, declined to make emergency contraception more easily available, a move that stunned groups which traditionally have supported her. Sebelius under fire from allies for Plan B decision
December 11, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Leaders of groups that push for reproductive health rights for women were stunned last week when U.S. Health and Human Services Secretary Kathleen Sebelius refused to make emergency contraception more easily available.
2:00 p.m.
A plan to build 350 apartments next door to the Home Depot would send hundreds of families at the Gaslight Village, a mobile home park located at 1900 W. 31st St., looking for new places to to set their mobile homes. Redevelopment could complicate consolidation
December 10, 2011
A new apartment development would send hundreds of families — some with young children — looking for new places to set their mobile homes. The Journal-World examines what those relocated children could mean for an already complicated school consolidation process.
6:00 p.m.
Fake Twitter accounts parodying real people in Lawrence are becoming popular. Within hours of the new of Charlie Weis' hiring as Kansas University football coach, @FakeCharlesWeis began tweeting. @FakeTwitter: Behind the Twitter accounts lampooning local celebrities
December 11, 2011 in print edition on 3A
He’s the man behind the curtain of the Twitter parody account @FakeJeffWithey, and he’ll admit, the popularity of the account has surprised him.

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Coaching choice
Charlie Weis is a big name in football and fans hope his tenure at Kansas University will be a big success.
December 11, 2011 in print edition on A9
Welcome to Lawrence, Charlie Weis.