Archive for Sunday, November 13, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Turner Gill pleads for an interference call against Baylor after a pass to KU receiver JaCorey Shepherd during KU's last drive of regulation Saturday, Nov. 12, 2011 at Kivisto Field. Things just not working out for Turner Gill at KU
November 12, 2011
With one more successful play from his offense Saturday, Kansas University football coach Turner Gill could have ended a seven-game losing streak, made irrelevant blowing a 21-point fourth-quarter lead and drawn praise for having had the guts to fly in the face of conventional wisdom.
10:00 a.m.
A crowd gathers around for free hot dogs on the porch of the KU Campus Christians house, located at 1320 Ohio St. on Friday, Nov. 4, 2011. Most Friday nights during the school year, the group cooks 400 hot dogs and distributes them for free between the hours of 10 p.m. and 3 a.m.
Hot doggin’ it: KU Christians grill food for late-night crowd
November 12, 2011
If you are one of the hundreds of college students who will wander passed 1320 Ohio tonight, you will probably see Jordan Leroy Hanson. He’s the guy dressed as a bottle of mustard and shouting about hot dogs.
2:00 p.m.
Setting a cap stone on her fence, Kathy Shuck, Pleasant Grove, has rebuilt her fence some 30 times due to vehicles damaging it. Vehicles have run off U.S. 59, hit fence on property over 30 times
November 13, 2011
Ripped-up grass and pieces of shattered plastic are scattered across a patch of Kathy Shuck’s yard. They are the remnants of a crash that occurred when a driver fell asleep at the wheel, missed a sharp curve and drove off U.S. Highway 59 straight into Shuck’s yard.
6:00 p.m.
Men recently deported from Arizona wait in line to be registered with Mexican authorities April 28 at the border in Nogales, Mexico. Illegal crossings from Mexico into Arizona have increased this year as Arizona takes immigration enforcement into its own hands under a controversial new law, U.S. Border Patrol statistics and accounts from migration monitors in Mexico indicated. Legislature will have plate full of meaty issues
November 13, 2011
On the issue of immigration, a group of Protestant and Catholic leaders has asked the Legislature to leave the matter to the federal government. But Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach, a Republican and national leader on passing anti-illegal immigration legislation in multiple states, said that isn’t going to happen.

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European crisis weighs down U.S. companies
November 13, 2011 in print edition on A7
The tremors from Europe’s financial upheaval have reached U.S. shores, rattling consumers and companies.
Recruit Landen Lucas picks Kansas
Oregon big man chooses Jayhawks over Washington, Cal, Stanford, Tennessee
06:49 p.m., November 13, 2011 Updated 12:20 a.m.
Oregon big man Landen Lucas has decided to play basketball at Kansas.
Safer K-10
Cable median barriers are a good first step, but increased enforcement of traffic laws on Kansas Highway 10 also is needed.
November 13, 2011 in print edition on A11
By this time next year, installation of cable median barriers could be complete along two particularly dangerous stretches of Kansas Highway 10 between Eudora and Overland Park.