Archive for Sunday, February 26, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Former U.S. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld spoke Friday at Fort Leavenworth’s Lewis and Clark Center to roughly 1,000 U.S. and international officers at the U.S. Army Command and General Staff College. Former defense secretary Rumsfeld visits Fort Leavenworth
February 24, 2012
Donald Rumsfeld recalled his 2001 Secretary of Defense confirmation hearing in which he fielded a question from U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts of Kansas about what worried him late at night.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor fights through a pick by Missouri forward Steve Moore as he defends MU guard Phil Pressey during the first half on Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012 at Allen Fieldhouse. Border Warriors prove mettle
February 26, 2012
Big comeback against the bitter rival ends with the home team winning, and we all know what happens next. The students make like water breaking through a dam and stream onto the court, forming a sea of flailing bodies. Not here.
10:00 a.m.
The 16-year-old victim in the case says her attacker forced his way in her car when she ended her shift at the Ottawa Walmart on Feb. 19, 2000. The girl was then driven to several other locations where she was sexually assaulted. 12 years after sexual assault, suspect found and will stand trial
February 26, 2012
The 2003 arrest of a trucker — caught smuggling 500 pounds of marijuana along with tomatoes in a semitrailer on the East Coast — would eventually lead police to a suspect 10 years after the assault.
2:00 p.m.
City of Lawrence sanitation trucks return from the county landfill and pass through the North Second and Locust St. intersection Monday, June 14, 2010. Area cities approach trash services differently
February 26, 2012
Trash — it’s everywhere. But when it comes to how cities deal with the trash their residents produce, about the only thing for certain is that they all deal with it somehow.
6:00 p.m.
Matt Jones, co-owner of Struct/Restruct climbs to the roof during a workday Feb. 17 on one of their latest restoration and remodeling projects at 925 Del. Jones and the crew at Struct/Restruct have added a new dimension to remodeling by adding modern additions to older Lawrence homes while maintaining the integrity of the initial design. East Lawrence homes spruced up with modern, unique appearances
February 26, 2012
If these walls at 1109 N.Y. could talk, they could tell you how they once showed mercy on an entire construction crew. The old 1860s home on New York Street, you see, had a few problems. For one, it had a floor that probably only a skateboarder would appreciate. It sloped 7 inches from one side of the house to the other.

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