Archive for Friday, November 25, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
In this 2006 file photo, two female deer and their young graze in a soybean field north of Lawrence. This holiday season, a group of hunters is using their skills to feed the hungry. Hunters provide meat for Kansas food pantries
November 24, 2011 in print edition on 3A
As the multitasking Tony DeRossett delivers mail on his route in Bonner Springs, he often is on his cellphone working to put meat on the tables of the state’s hungry.
10:00 a.m.
In this 2005 file photo, a beer cup litters the hillside near the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity house, 1111 W. 11th St. Kansas University allows fraternity houses to determine whether members of legal drinking age can drink alcohol at the houses. Mizzou, like KU, to allow fraternity members over 21 to drink at houses
November 24, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The University of Missouri is preparing to institute a policy to allow fraternity members 21 and older to drink alcohol in their houses. Kansas University already has a similar policy in place.
2:00 p.m.
Olivia Kennedy, 9, of Frankfort, Kan., gets a hug Thursday after delivering a Thanksgiving meal from Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen to Sandy and Bob DeShazer. LINK’s annual Thanksgiving meal delivery no small affair
November 24, 2011 in print edition on 3A
For the past two days, Maceli’s, 1031 N.H., has looked a little like a Santa’s workshop for Thanksgiving Day meals for the needy. Inside, dozens of volunteers worked furiously to cook, package and deliver more than 600 meals. About 350 would be driven to area homes and another 250 or so would be served at the Lawrence Interdenominational Nutrition Kitchen Thanksgiving Day dinner at First Christian Church, 221 W. 10th St.
10:00 p.m.
MCLAREN, A SERVICE DOG IN TRAINING, goes to work with Nancy Giossi at her job with Kansas University Continuing Education. Giossi, through KSDS Inc. in Washington, Kan., trains puppies to become working companions for people with various needs. At work or play, dogs add light to residents’ lives
November 24, 2011 in print edition on 1A
On an afternoon at the beginning of the month, Peggy Mersmann-Laptad was doing what she’d been doing for weeks. She was cleaning up the tons of rubble that used to be her home and occasionally finding items that survived the blaze.

All stories

Boeing loyalty
November 25, 2011 in print edition on A8
Could this be a “learning moment” for Kansas policymakers?
Trash costs
An initial investment in automated trash trucks may save the city money in the long run.
November 25, 2011 in print edition on A8
In Lawrence, the two most important factors driving the cost of trash collection are personnel and fuel.