Archive for Thursday, September 29, 2011

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Many veterans coming back from Iraq or Afghanistan are choosing to go back to college to earn a degree instead of searching for a job in the down economy.  Some of those veterans attending KU are, front row from left,  Katherine Robinson, Andrew Foster, Kyle Brown and Sara Sneath; back row from left: Jake Robinson, Drew Beets and Stewart Melton. Job market not so easy for veterans
September 28, 2011
When Andrew Foster got out of the Navy a few years ago, his skills at working on a radar missile guidance system helped him land a California job for Starbucks fixing espresso machines.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University first-year pharmacy student, Mary Durham, Olathe, draws a solution from a container as she and other pharmacy students work on an experiment applying various solutions to red blood cells during a medicinal biochemistry lab on Wednesday, Sept. 28, 2011 at the School of Pharmacy. Despite declining enrollment to the University as a whole, the School of Pharmacy added 69 students in 2011. Several schools at KU — including engineering, pharmacy — buck trend of declining enrollments
September 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
As Kansas University announced its fall 2011 enrollment, some schools reported gains.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Aaron Shepard, and Teddy Sumner load up trash as Scott Cunningham pulls back a dumpster in the 700 block of Massachusetts on Friday January 22, 2010. Solid Waste Task Force likely to propose city-issued recycling cart
September 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A city-appointed task force on Wednesday moved a step closer to making a recommendation that all single-family households in the city be required to have two city-issued, plastic, wheeled refuse carts — one for trash and one for curbside recycling.
2:00 p.m.
After speaking at the rotary luncheon, United States Attorney Barry Grissom, center, chatted with George Brenner of Lawrence. U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom discusses balance of fighting terrorism, protecting civil rights during Rotary Club visit
September 28, 2011 in print edition on 3A
U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom showed members of the Lawrence Central Rotary Club on Wednesday a list of his office’s top priorities.
6:00 p.m.
With area schools out for spring break, Ray Katzer with Luminous Neon had the job Wednesday of putting a fresh coat of paint on the flagpole in front of Lawrence High School, 1901 La. Four Lawrence graduates named for induction into Hall of Honor
3:14 p.m., September 28, 2011 Updated 4:18 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Two graduates of Liberty Memorial High School and two alumnae of Lawrence High School will be inducted into the schools’ Hall of Honor next month, the Lawrence Lions Alumni Association announced Wednesday.

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Pump Patrol
September 29, 2011 in print edition on A5
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.25 at several stations.
It’s time to forget tradition
September 29, 2011 in print edition on B2
Tradition is obviously overrated. Nostalgia is for saps.
Our Town Sports for Sept. 29
September 29, 2011 in print edition on B12
A weekly roundup of area events and results.
Enrollment concern
Kansas University officials should look at a variety of financial, scheduling and recruitment issues that may be contributing to this fall’s significant enrollment decline.
September 29, 2011 in print edition on A10
Enrollment figures released Tuesday by the Kansas Board of Regents may finally be getting the attention of officials at Kansas University.