Archive for Wednesday, December 19, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas defenders Elijah Johnson (15) and Jeff Withey swoop in to defend against a shot by Richmond guard Kendall Anthony during the first half on Tuesday, Dec. 18, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Planet Withey: KU center moves up blocks list as Jayhawks rout Richmond
December 18, 2012
Though Kansas center Jeff Withey prides himself on his blocks, two of his most spectacular plays were steals in the Jayhawks’ 87-59 victory Tuesday over Richmond. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame audio • KU players postgame audio
6:00 a.m.
Traffic flows north and south along Iowa street between the stoplights at Harvard Road, at top, and 15th Street. Portions of Bob Billings Parkway/15th Street, for several hundred feet east and west of Iowa Street, will be closed in May, while crews in the area rebuild the road. 
City agrees to close portion of 15th/Bob Billings Parkway for summer of 2013, despite objections
December 18, 2012
Lawrence city commissioners at their meeting Tuesday stood by a previous decision to close the portions of Bob Billings Parkway/15th Street for several hundred feet east and west of Iowa Street while crews in the area rebuild the road. By Chad Lawhorn
12:00 p.m.
Traffic and pedestrians move about Massachusetts Street during the afternoon on Friday. Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib met with Lawrence residents Tuesday night to discuss installing surveillance cameras along the street in downtown Lawrence. Police chief presents downtown surveillance camera policy at forum, will revise for City Commission
December 18, 2012
Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib said he will make revisions to a policy on the surveillance cameras he wants to install along Massachusetts Street. By Ian Cummings
6:00 p.m.
Students at Prairie Park School display their own published books on Tuesday Dec, 18, 2012. The books were printed and bound by Studentreasures Publishing, a Topeka-based company. Prairie Park students become published authors
December 18, 2012
Project encourages creative writing by publishing their stories and pictures in free, hardcover volumes. By Peter Hancock
10:00 p.m.
Ken Baker's Five-Spice Orange and Apple Roast Duck with Madeira-Grainy Mustard Sauce. The recipe works for a Christmas goose, too. Lawrence chefs share best holiday recipes
December 18, 2012
When it comes to food and drink, if there’s ever a time to whip up something special, it’s Christmastime. The Journal-World asked a few of Lawrence’s food and beverage pros to share their favorite holiday recipes, and they came through with dishes from main course to after-dinner drinks. By Sara Shepherd

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