Archive for Monday, February 7, 2011

Also from February 7

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Missouri The day in photos, February 7, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Valentine's Day is just a week away. Have you picked out gifts for your loved ones?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not celebrating Valentine’s Day
 
47%
No, I’ll wait until the last minute
 
29%
Yes, I’ve finished shopping
 
17%
Buy for someone else?! I let the valentines come to me
 
5%
Total 453
Behind Kansas and Texas, who is the third-best team in the Big 12?

Poll results

Response Percent
Missouri
 
43%
Texas A&M
 
27%
Baylor
 
10%
Other
 
7%
Nebraska
 
6%
Colorado
 
3%
Oklahoma
 
0%
Total 3757
How many compact fluorescent light bulbs do you have in your home

Poll results

Response Percent
6 or more
 
65%
1 to 5
 
18%
None
 
15%
Total 685
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Panelists answer questions from the crowd Saturday at the "Bullied: We Can Make a Difference" workshop at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Panelists, from left to right included Mel Maddox, a Free State High student; Milton Wendland, A KU grad student and attorney; Diane Genther, coordinator of KU's LGBT Resource Center; and Matthew Blankers, a KU graduate student. Solutions to bullying sought at workshop
February 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Free State High School sophomore Mel Maddox spent part of her Saturday educating members of the Lawrence community about the atmosphere in local schools for gay and lesbian students.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University graduate working to publish combined edition of ‘Adventures of Huckleberry Finn,’ ‘Tom Sawyer’ that replaces N-word
February 5, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Alan Gribben hopes that you’re one of the ones who can read past the word. Gribben, a noted Mark Twain scholar and chairman of the English department at the University of Auburn’s campus in Montgomery, Ala., produced versions of the author’s works that sent shock waves across his academic field that rippled out into the public at large. And he got his start here in Kansas and at Kansas University.
10:00 a.m.
A ticket scalper offers tickets to fans passing by before 2009 home game. The Kansas Athletic Department is now working to rebuild confidence in the ticket office after officials within the department reportedly sold tickets independently of the department. KU considers options for recovering losses in ticket scandal
February 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas Athletics Inc. knows it lost $1 million to $3 million, and maybe more, when at least six of its employees stole more than 19,000 tickets for football and men’s basketball.
2:00 p.m.
The Trinity Environmental Stewardship Team is preparing for a workshop to help Episcopal congregations get green teams in their parishes.  They have crated a display of CFL bulbs to demonstrate how they compare in brightness to regular incandescent bulbs. Lawrence experts illuminate differences between incandescents and CFLs
February 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Across Lawrence, more than 1,500 incandescent light bulbs already have been switched out for compact fluorescent lights as part of an intrastate energy competition with Manhattan.
6:00 p.m.
KU debater Dylan Quigley has been stacking tubs of research material since he was a freshman in high school.  Now in his final season of debate, he hopes to finish with a national title. KU debater Dylan Quigley aiming to finish career with national title
February 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Dylan Quigley has been to Los Angeles six times and never seen the Hollywood sign. Last year, he was in San Francisco for almost a month and never saw the Golden Gate Bridge. Quigley is an expert on topics ranging from immigration to Supreme Court decisions to agricultural subsidies.

All stories

Pump patrol
February 7, 2011 in print edition on A5
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.99 at several stations.
Divorces granted
February 7, 2011 in print edition on A5
Divorces and annulments granted the week ending Feb. 6, 2011.
‘Me’ America
February 7, 2011 in print edition on A8
I saw my neighbor a few houses down shucking his driveway snow into the street.
Compromise justified
City officials are right to give some special consideration to a company trying to redevelop a key neighborhood retail site.
February 7, 2011 in print edition on A8
It’s good to see plans for a new Dillons store near 19th and Massachusetts streets moving forward.