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The day in photos, Nov. 27, 2011
Polls
Which potential KUSports.com coaching candidate would you most like to see at KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Mike Leach
 
38%
Brent Venables
 
9%
Other
 
8%
Larry Fedora
 
7%
Chris Petersen
 
7%
Phil Fulmer
 
6%
Mike Stoops
 
4%
Kevin Sumlin
 
4%
Jim Leavitt
 
4%
Mark Stoops
 
2%
Dave Doeren
 
2%
Kirby Smart
 
1%
Troy Calhoun
 
0%
Total 4017

Lead stories

12:12 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Turner Gill leaves the field after KU's loss to Missouri in the Border War on Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 at Arrowhead Stadium. KU’s next move must be bold one
November 26, 2011
Two years ago, after Mark Mangino had just coached his final game for Kansas University with a loss to Missouri and a seven-game losing streak, he spoke into a microphone on the table in front of him. His last words after eight years on the job: “I will tell you that I may be one of the more pleasant people to deal with in college football. Trust me.”
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University senior senior Jason Charney,Overland Park, developed a novel technology for the iPhone for music performance. He recently composed a piece and performed it at the Apple Store in Chicago. iCompose: Student uses smartphone to make music
November 27, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University music composition student Jason Charney’s latest piece doesn’t make music using traditional instruments such as horns, violins and pianos. Instead, he uses his iPhone and a computer to generate sounds.
2:00 p.m.
In this 2008 file photo, Amber Weiss and Sharon Papo, both of Berkeley, Calif., hold hands during their wedding ceremony at City Hall in San Francisco. Advocates are now seeking to repeal a Kansas law which classifies homosexual sex is a criminal offense. Kansas Equality Coalition seeks repeal of homosexual sex law
November 27, 2011 in print edition on 3A
When Gov. Sam Brownback last year issued his first executive order, which created the Office of the Repealer, he said he wanted to get rid of laws that were unreasonable, unduly burdensome, duplicative, onerous or in conflict.
8:00 p.m.
Robinson Park just west of Lawrence City Hall, south of the Kansas River Bridge includes a rock monument honoring Lawrence’s founders. Architect wants to create downtown trail under Kansas River bridges
November 27, 2011 in print edition on 1A
To Mike Myers’ way of thinking, the little spot between the two downtown Kansas River bridges is one of the more interesting locations in Lawrence.
10:00 p.m.
A crescent moon sits in the western sky Thursday night over the Campanile on the Kansas University campus in this 2010 file photo. The KU Endowment Association unveiled a redesigned website, kuendowment.org, this month as part of its fundraising campaign, Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas. Campaign looks to raise over $1 billion for KU
November 27, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University’s ongoing comprehensive fundraising campaign, Far Above: The Campaign for Kansas, got a boost from a few different areas this month.

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