Archive for Thursday, December 13, 2012

Also from December 13

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Podcasts
Polls
Are you planning on traveling over the Christmas holiday?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
66%
Yes
 
33%
Total 319
Is it important for students to learn cursive handwriting?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
71%
No
 
28%
Total 575

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse in winter. Lawrence attorney named ombudsman under new KanCare program
December 12, 2012
James Bart, a Lawrence attorney, on Wednesday was named as the ombudsman who will help customers who are having any problems with the state’s new Medicaid system called KanCare. By Scott Rothschild
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyler Self is congratulated by his teammates after a bucket against Colorado during the second half on Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Tyler Self making most of minutes
December 13, 2012
As a member of the Red Team, also known as Kansas University’s basketball Scout Team, Tyler Self tries to bring his A game to practice every day. By Gary Bedore
12:00 p.m.
Kansas University junior John Hall, of Salina, demonstrates his winning redesign of the Garden Weasel WeedPopper Pro to a panel of judges on Wednesday in the Art and Design Building at KU. The redesign was part of a contest put on by R2FACT, a Kansas City product development firm, in which industrial design students tried to come up with the best product for removing weeds. KU students compete to build a better weed-puller
December 12, 2012
At midday in KU’s Art and Design Building on Wednesday, students brandished devices equipped with spikes, claws and blades. They weren’t going to battle, though — they were showing off tools they’d built to pull weeds, designed for the Garden Weasel brand. By Matt Erickson
4:48 p.m.

A 21-year-old Kansas University student is in jail, and another person is being treated for a gunshot wound to the arm following what police say was a botched armed robbery early Thursday morning. Former KU student arrested for botched armed robbery; second suspect in hospital with gunshot wound
3:26 p.m., December 13, 2012 Updated 4:50 p.m.
A 21-year-old former Kansas University student is in jail, and another person is being treated for a gunshot wound to the arm following what police say was a botched armed robbery early Thursday morning. By Shaun Hittle
10:54 p.m.
Lawrence High basketball and football player Isaiah Boldridge has been diagnosed with Hodgkin’s lymphoma. Rivals team up to support Lawrence High School player with cancer
December 13, 2012
Participants from both sides of Friday night’s city high school basketball rivalry game at Lawrence High School will do everything in their power to try to win, even though they all know it’s not the most important battle touching their lives at the moment. By Tom Keegan

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