Archive for Sunday, October 23, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jill Fincher of Lawrence watches as her daughter Zoe, 14, right, studies the manual while waiting in line, in this 2009 file photo. Service at the Douglas County Treasurer's office and the Department of Motor Vehicles will be suspended early next month as the offices upgrade their computer systems. Studies: Teen drivers most at risk in 1st month with license
October 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
This is the time of year when teenagers seem to go out of their way for a good scare.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Turner Gill is escorted by security from the field following the Jayhawks' 59-21 loss to rival Kansas State on Saturday, Oct. 22, 2011 at Kivisto Field. Sheahon Zenger’s challenge: Find money to make coaching change
October 22, 2011
Sheahon Zenger, this is your mission: Find a way to get the Kansas University athletic department out of the financial pressure your predecessor, Lew Perkins, put it in, in part because he believed in giving coaches everything they needed to succeed with little regard for how much it cost.
10:00 a.m.
The new First Management building at the southwest corner of Ninth and New Hampshire, at right, rises so high it now blocks sunlight that used to warm the outdoor seating areas and inside spaces of popular coffee shops Z's Expresso, in photo at left, and the Bourgeois Pig, both on Ninth, between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets. New Ninth and New Hampshire building a sun-blocker for coffee shops
October 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
No matter what your feelings about the First Management construction project at Ninth and New Hampshire streets, the tower there has at least one incontrovertible role: light-blocker.
2:00 p.m.
Protester Nick Lamendola squeezes between a couple of tents to secure one to the ground during the Occupy Lawrence camp at South Park on Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Follow the leader? Occupy Lawrence may not have one
October 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Ask around for the leaders at an Occupy Lawrence protest, and you’re likely to get an answer that sounds something like this: “What makes (the movement) so attractive to so many people is that it’s leaderless,” said Cody Alley, 25, standing near a group of tents in South Park last week.
6:00 p.m.
Doug Compton, president of First Management Inc., stands inside “The 901 Building,” as he calls it, at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The seven-story building that has changed the downtown Lawrence skyline will be home to 55 apartments, office space and a health club when complete. Developer Doug Compton hopes ‘901 Building’ will spur living, shopping downtown
October 22, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It was a Sunday morning, back when the roof of this seven-story building in the heart of downtown Lawrence was nothing more than a few steel studs.

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Around and about in local business
October 23, 2011 in print edition on A6
Local business news for the week ending October 22, 2011.
Actor takes stand to ‘make it better’
October 23, 2011 in print edition on A9
Zachary Quinto came out recently.
KU housing
A communication from Kansas University administrators raises questions concerning a possible strategy to help fill university residence halls.
October 23, 2011 in print edition on A9
Kansas University officials are engaged in a major analysis of how they can save money and enhance efficiency and effectiveness in an effort to build the university into an even finer center of academic and research excellence.