Archive for Tuesday, November 22, 2011

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On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. UCLA Duke vs. Michigan at Maui Invitational The day in photos, Nov. 22, 2011 UCLA vs. Chaminade at Maui Invitational
Should pepper spray be used to deal with Occupy protesters?

Poll results

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1:30 a.m.
Dr. Pyro, better known to his friends as Kansas University student Sonny Tallavajhala, Overland Park, puts on a fiery show for spectators by exploding balloons filled with a mixture of helium and oxygen during the annual Carnival of Chemistry, held Sunday, Nov. 20, 2011 at Malott Hall. The carnival features fun and games while teaching kids about the wonders of chemistry.
Elements of excitement flash before young minds at KU’s Carnival of Chemistry
November 20, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Hundreds of children roamed Kansas University’s Malott Hall on Sunday, an unusually young crowd for the college building.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas players Thomas Robinson (0) and Travis Releford (24) have a laugh during the second half on Monday, Nov. 21, 2011 at the Lahaina Civic Center. At right is KU guard Elijah Johnson. Reeves Nelson changes game for UCLA
November 22, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Multiple tattoos make sleeves of his arms. His chin-down, expressionless stare and facial features call to mind Karl Childers, the character portrayed by Billy Bob Thornton in the compelling 1996 film, “Sling Blade.”
10:00 a.m.
The state is looking to purchase land to complete the South Lawrence Trafficway. Environmental groups are hoping to block the completion of the project. State to contact Lawrence property owners about purchasing right-of-way land for completion of South Lawrence Trafficway
November 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
State transportation officials soon will contact about 60 Lawrence property owners to begin the process of buying right-of-way to complete the controversial South Lawrence Trafficway.
2:00 p.m.
A farmer in his combine makes a pass through a field in the river bottoms Monday just north of the Kansas River. Crop land prices in the Midwest have risen by more than 25 percent during the last 12 months, a new report by the Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City has found. Prices shoot up for Midwest crop land
November 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Midwest farmers are certainly growing corn, wheat and soybeans, but now there are questions about whether they’re nurturing a real estate bubble as well.
6:00 p.m.
Members of the Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consolidation Working Group — including, seated at table, from right, Josh Davis, Alison Nye, Stella Murphy, Chris Lempa and others — listen as facilitators outline various "scenarios" suggested for consideration. The presentation, during a meeting Nov. 21, 2011, included discussions of where students might go under a variety of options for consolidating elementary schools. Consolidating schools certain to ‘hurt,’ board member says
November 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
After five months of meeting, greeting, dreaming, researching, information-gathering and scenario-seeking, members of an advisory group charged with recommending how to shrink the number of elementary schools in the Lawrence school district finally saw a potential “scenario” taped up on a wall.

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