Archive for Friday, November 2, 2012

Also from November 2

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State Football vs. Olathe North
Polls
Do you think KU faculty members should be subject to post-tenure review?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
85%
No
 
10%
Unsure
 
3%
Total 529
Do you think New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg made the right call in cancelling the New York City Marathon?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
87%
No
 
9%
Unsure
 
2%
Total 790

Lead stories

1:06 a.m.
The Kansas Statehouse is seen in downtown Topeka, Kan. Tuesday, June 23, 2009. Mailers on Kansas tax cuts go out ahead of election
4:17 p.m., November 2, 2012 Updated 4:17 p.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is using tax dollars to inform Kansas businesses about the huge tax break they will get. By Scott Rothschild.
6:00 a.m.
This view of the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire, foreground center, looks to the northwest from the second floor of the Lawrence Arts Center. At right is the alley between New Hampshire Street at left and Rhode Island Street, not visible, to right. The City Commission was presented an appeal Tuesday night, related to a controversial multistory hotel/retail building at the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The city’s Historic Resources Commission had rejected the project, ruling that it would negatively affect the historic neighborhood immediately east of the site. Test excavation of possible grave site at Ninth and New Hampshire likely to happen in next few days
November 1, 2012
It now appears that the mystery of whether there are Civil War-era graves at a vacant lot at Ninth and New Hampshire streets may be solved in a matter of days. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.
Online chat
State Sen. Anthony Hensley chats on LJWorld.com
November 2, 2012
11:15 a.m.
A map of the proposed layout of the Rock Chalk Park sports complex, proposed for about 90 acres north of the northeast intersection of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway. Note that north on the map is to the right. Details on proposed city/KU sports complex emerging; deal likely won’t involve standard bidding process
November 1, 2012
Lawrence city officials are getting closer to striking a deal with Kansas University Endowment leaders on a proposed sports complex in northwest Lawrence. But the terms of the deal, parties on both sides said Thursday, likely will involve allowing controversial Lawrence contractor Thomas Fritzel to build the city’s $25 million recreation center without going through the city’s standard bidding process. By Chad Lawhorn
2:11 p.m.
Online chat
State Board of Education incumbent Carolyn Campbell chats on LJWorld.com
November 2, 2012
3:21 p.m.
KU Public Safety Officers have set up a perimeter around McCollum Hall in response to an incident with a gun at KU's largest residence hall. 18 computers, valued at $30k, reported stolen from Art & Design building
9:54 p.m., November 1, 2012 Updated 12:46 p.m.
Eighteen laptop computers, valued at more than $30,000, were reported stolen from the Kansas University Art & Design building, 1467 Jayhawk Blvd., Tuesday morning, according to a report from KU Public Safety. By Shaun Hittle
6:00 p.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self, right, listens as Blair Kerkhoff shares his opinion of the one-and-done rule during Bill Self's Courtside roundtable discussion on Thursday, Nov. 1, 2012, at Crown Toyota Pavilion. Other panel members were Jay Bilas, Mike DeCourcy,  and Fran Fraschilla. Coming around: Panelists have high praise for Jayhawks
November 2, 2012
The panelists at Thursday night’s inaugural “Courtside View” at Crown Toyota Pavilion agreed: KU will have a heck of a team again this season. By Gary Bedore
10:00 p.m.
A man leaves the media center for the New York City Marathon in New York's Central Park, Friday, Nov. 2, 2012. New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg canceled the race Friday amid criticism stemming from the damage caused by Superstorm Sandy. Lawrence runners surprised, disappointed by New York City Marathon cancellation
6:18 p.m., November 2, 2012 Updated 3:12 p.m.
Lawrence residents Jay Jenkins and Grant Catloth were confident they’d be able to lace up their sneakers and run the New York City Marathon when they left Kansas City Thursday. But Friday’s announcement that the marathon was canceled, less than two days before more than 40,000 people would participate in the 26.2-mile run, left the pair without a plan. By Alex Parker

All stories

Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City Marathon is canceled
04:27 p.m., November 2, 2012 Updated 05:22 p.m.
Mayor Michael Bloomberg says New York City Marathon is canceled.
Mailers on Kansas tax cuts go out ahead of election
Kansas Department of Revenue spends $52,000 on brochures sent to businesses touting Brownback tax cuts three days before the election
04:17 p.m., November 2, 2012 Updated 04:17 p.m.
Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration is using tax dollars to inform Kansas businesses about the huge tax break they will get. By Scott Rothschild.