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Archive for Sunday, November 4, 2012

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12:11 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Michael Cummings is pressured by Baylor defensive end Terrance Lloyd during the third quarter, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. A repeat story’: KU falters in second half of 41-14 loss to Baylor
November 3, 2012
Kansas coach Charlie Weis once again had his team in a competitive game at halftime, only to see an opponent dominate the Jayhawks after the break. One of Weis’ biggest issues continues to be his team’s lack of production at quarterback. By Matt Tait
6:00 a.m.
Kansas linebacker Darius Willis and the rest of the defense wait for time to run out in the Jayhawks' 41-14 loss to Baylor, Saturday, Nov. 3, 2012 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. Opinion: There’s no worse place than the road for KU football
November 3, 2012
The Kansas football team’s losing streak away from Memorial Stadium has spanned three coaches, five quarterbacks and 10 states. Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan says no matter the location, the script hasn’t seemed to change for the desperate Jayhawks.
10:00 a.m.
Voters at Drury Place Apartments fill out ballots during late afternoon voting Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010. GOP taking aim at Dems
November 3, 2012
Much of the political activity over the past few months in Kansas has centered on the state legislative races. In those races, conservative Republicans are hoping to duplicate against Democrats what they did to moderate Republicans in the primary election. By Scott Rothschild
2:00 p.m.
Suffragettes in Governor Walter Roscoe Stubb's automobile, going after the vote in Topeka, Kansas. The women are identified as: (l to r) Laura Clay, President of Kentucky Equal Rights Association; Lucy B. Johnston; Sarah A. Thurston; Helen Eacker; and Stella H. Stubbs. They were all members of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association.

100 years of women voting
November 3, 2012
On Nov. 5, 1912, Kansas voters — all of them men — approved a state constitutional amendment by a count of 175,246 votes for and 159,197 against. That was eight years before ratification of the 19th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution, which gave women the right to vote nationwide. By Scott Rothschild
8:58 p.m.
Family-provided photo of Chelsea Tebe. Her father, Rik Tebe, has asked that anyone with information contact him at 785-550-2796. Missing Free State student returns home unharmed
4:05 p.m., November 4, 2012 Updated 9:56 p.m.
A 16-year-old Lawrence girl who had been missing since Friday evening returned home Sunday evening, according to her family. By Shaun Hittle

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Opinion: Ultra-confident KU freshman Rio Adams taking it slow … for now
November 4, 2012
He scored 54 points in a game as a sophomore in high school and idolizes Jamal Crawford, an NBA player who starts shooting before he steps off the bus. But Kansas guard Rio Adams is trying hard to play within himself during his freshman year. Column by Tom Keegan
In-person early voting ends today
November 4, 2012
The last chance for in-person early voting in Douglas County is today from 8 a.m. to noon at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts St.
Man bites officer after Taser incident
November 4, 2012
A 35-year-old man bit a police officer while being arrested after police used Tasers to subdue him for refusing to drop a knife at a Wichita bar.
Church seeks help to mark anniversary
November 4, 2012
The Ninth Street Missionary Baptist Church, 847 Ohio St., will celebrate its 150th anniversary in March of next year, and those organizing the event are looking for any photos, stories and documents about the church, its members and its past.
Week full of events to honor veterans
November 4, 2012
This is the second year that KU’s Collegiate Veterans Association has planned a full week of events leading up to Veterans Day, said KU senior Jake Robinson, who serves as president of the student group. By Matt Erickson
KU wide receivers, quarterbacks equal culprits in passing game struggles
November 4, 2012
The Kansas University football team has struggled in the passing game this season, but quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Michael Cummings have only been part of the problem. By Matt Tait
KU women’s basketball balanced in exhibition rout of Fort Hays State
04:12 p.m., November 4, 2012 Updated 05:50 p.m.
Ten of the 11 players on Kansas University women’s basketball team scored and nine had at least one assist in the Jayhawks’ 88-43 exhibition dismantling of NCAA Division II Fort Hays State Sunday afternoon at Allen Fieldhouse. By Benton Smith
Missing Free State student returns home unharmed
04:05 p.m., November 4, 2012 Updated 09:56 p.m.
A 16-year-old Lawrence girl who had been missing since Friday evening returned home Sunday evening, according to her family. By Shaun Hittle
Wheel Genius: Road work planned this week
November 4, 2012
Road work planned for the week of November 5, 2012.
Veritas falls in title game
November 4, 2012
St. Mary’s beat Veritas, 48-20, to win its second straight KCAA football championship. By Benton Smith
Off the Beaten Plate: Jay Hog Burger at Burgers by Bigg’s
November 4, 2012
This burger not only has a couple slices of smoky, savory, thick-cut bacon on top, but the patty also has ground-up bacon in it — a 50/50 ratio of bacon to beef. By Sara Shepherd
Tonganoxie soccer falls in final
November 4, 2012
Tonganoxie High’s soccer team struggled to create scoring opportunities and couldn’t match Topeka Hayden’s offensive firepower in a 5-1 loss in the Class 4-1A state title match Saturday at Piper.
Eudora rips Tongie in football playoffs
November 4, 2012
Eudora scored 28 second-half points to erase a seven-point halftime deficit and defeat Tonganoxie, 31-10, on Saturday in the Class 4A football playoffs.
Behind the Lens: Finding the right photo can take several swings and misses
November 4, 2012
I invited area photographers to submit images of autumn for a photo gallery this week, and it’s always fun to see what other people choose to photograph, what attracts their eye and how they determine what makes a successful photograph. By Mike Yoder
KU Theatre takes on fairy tales in ‘Into the Woods’
November 4, 2012
Combining the well-known fairy tales of “Cinderella,” “Rapunzel,” “Jack and the Beanstalk,” and “Little Red Riding Hood” with the story of a baker and his wife, “Into the Woods” is the Kansas University Theatre’s next musical play.
Scholarship honors KU band director
November 4, 2012
Kansas University School of Music has established a scholarship in honor of longtime director of bands Robert Foster.
40 years ago: United Fund drive reaches goal
November 4, 2012
The Lawrence United Fund drive had reached and surpassed its goal this week.
100 years ago: Warning for voters: Suffrage amendment on separate ballot
November 4, 2012
“The suffrage amendment is not included in the regular ballot to be used at the election tomorrow but will be on a separate ballot.”
25 years ago: City Commission receives report requesting city golf course
November 4, 2012
The report had included a market study from the National Golf Foundation supporting the proposal.
Exotic Quixotic
Acrobatic music troupe from KC will wow Lied Center
November 4, 2012
Quixotic, which performs at the Lied Center this Friday, combines a wide range of performance art. The show features live, original music, dancers, acrobats, and animation to create a unique experience for audiences. By John Phythyon
Tune In Tonight: Bin Laden hunt, raid re-enacted
November 4, 2012
A theatrical thriller based on real events, “SEAL Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden” (7 p.m. Sunday, National Geographic) re-creates the CIA’s efforts to track Osama bin Laden, culminating with the secret raid on his Pakistani compound that resulted in his death.
Opinion: Conservatives seeking mythical past
November 4, 2012 in print edition on A11
Well, I sure got that one wrong. Four years ago, on the eve of the last presidential election, I wrote in this space of how the country has spent much of the last three decades “re-litigating” the 1960s, arguing over the changes wrought in that decade. As far as social justice is concerned, of course, the 1960s stand second only to the 1860s as the most profoundly transformative decade in American history. It was in those years that black folks came off the back of the bus, women came out of the kitchen, Hispanics came off the margins and gay people first peeked beyond the closet.
For KU’s Andrew White, ‘III’ part of ‘legacy’
Proud of family heritage, freshman guard honors father, grandfather
November 4, 2012
Kansas University freshman Andrew White is sporting “III” after his last name on his jersey as a tribute to his family ‘legacy.’ By Jesse Newell
Editorial: Questions remain
A sports/recreation partnership with Kansas University may be a great deal for Lawrence, but questions and concerns remain.
November 4, 2012
The Kansas University Endowment Association is pursuing plans for a major stadium development in northwest Lawrence in the way that makes the most sense and carries the greatest benefit for KU, but is that necessarily the best plan for the taxpayers of Lawrence?
Bears find Big 12 win ‘relief’
November 4, 2012
Asked about his emotions following a victory, Baylor quarterback Nick Florence let out a huge sigh. By Jesse Newell
Baker football wins
November 4, 2012
No. 14 Baker University pulled away for a 38-28 college football victory over No. 18 Benedictine on Saturday.
Kansas City Connection: Providence New American Kitchen a welcome addition
November 4, 2012
This week, Emily Farris tries the New American Kitchen restaurant, ice skating kicks off at Crown Center and Regina Spektor comes to the Music Hall. Oh yeah, and don’t forget to rock the vote. By Emily Farris
Horoscopes for Nov. 4
November 4, 2012
For Sunday, Nov. 4: This could be one of those years where everything seems to go smoothly, for the most part. You could end up creating obstacles for yourself, though, if it is in your nature to do so. If you are single, you could meet someone quit
Kansas volleyball falls at Baylor
November 4, 2012
Kansas University’s 20th-ranked volleyball team suffered a 25-10, 27-25, 24-26, 25-23 loss Saturday at Baylor.
Opinion: America’s social contract is at stake
November 4, 2012 in print edition on A11
“Ronald Reagan changed the trajectory of America in a way that Richard Nixon did not and in a way that Bill Clinton did not.” That was Barack Obama in 2008. And he was right. Reagan was an ideological inflection point, ending a 50-year liberal ascendancy and beginning a 30-year conservative ascendancy.
KU swimming wins double dual
November 4, 2012
Kansas University won six of nine events Saturday to conclude its sweep of a two-day double-dual meet at Robinson Natatorium.
Warriors lose Rush for season
November 4, 2012
Brandon Rush’s season is over after two games.
Phoenix Awards honor 5 artists for talents, efforts helping others
November 4, 2012
Meet this year’s winners of the Phoenix Awards, which recognize outstanding artistic achievement in the Lawrence community. By Sara Shepherd
Art exhibit keeps an eye on presidents’ speeches
November 4, 2012
Artist R. Luke Dubois wants to get people to think more critically about politics, which is what he hopes happens when they see his exhibit Hindsight is Always 20/20, currently on display until Nov. 17 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Hampshire St. By Meagan Thomas