Archive for Saturday, November 26, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Mice brothers Henry Adams, 6, left, and Ike Adams, 4, and other members of the cast from A Kansas Nutcracker perform on the stage Friday at the annual Downtown Holiday Lighting Ceremony at Ninth and Massachusetts streets. Santa’s rescue, lighting ceremony kick off holiday season
November 26, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It was supposed to be a routine publicity stop for Santa Claus.
10:00 a.m.
A sticker worn on the back of each player's helmet pays tribute to former Kansas coach, player and longtime supporter Don Fambrough in this file photo from September. Fambrough — a noted hater of all things Missouri — died in September. First Fam, now MU: KU looking at void
November 26, 2011 in print edition on 10B
When Kansas University icon Don Fambrough passed away in September at the age of 88, it left a void in the hearts of thousands of people close to KU.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence schools superintendent Rick Doll, foreground, addresses school board members at a meeting in March. He has recently compiled a list of priorities for budget-challenged programs, services and personnel that should be part of basic elementary education in the Lawrence school district. Elementary school essentials fill budget priorities list
November 26, 2011 in print edition on 1A
After listening to principals, teachers and site council members, Superintendent Rick Doll has compiled a list of priorities for budget-challenged programs, services and personnel that should be part of basic elementary education in the Lawrence school district.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence schools superintendent Rick Doll, foreground, addresses school board members at a meeting in March. He has recently compiled a list of priorities for budget-challenged programs, services and personnel that should be part of basic elementary education in the Lawrence school district. Elementary essentials fill priorities list
November 26, 2011 in print edition on 1A
After listening to principals, teachers and site council members, Superintendent Rick Doll has compiled a list of priorities for budget-challenged programs, services and personnel that should be part of basic elementary education in the Lawrence school district.

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Pump Patrol
November 26, 2011 in print edition on A5
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.06 at several stations.
Hat rescue
November 26, 2011 in print edition on A9
We would like to greatly thank the KU Scuba Club for the rescue of a personal treasure!