Archive for Wednesday, November 21, 2012

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12:14 a.m.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson slaps hands with teammate Travis Releford after a breakaway bucket by Releford against Saint Louis in the first half of the championship game of the CBE Classic, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Travis Releford MVP as KU upends Billikens
November 21, 2012
Kansas University senior Travis Releford felt disrespected by Saint Louis when the Billikens didn’t guard him closely in the first half. He responded with 23 points, leaving with the CBE Classic MVP trophy following KU’s 73-59 win on Tuesday. By Gary Bedore • Box score • KU coach Bill Self postgame press conference • Jeff Withey and Travis Releford audio
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Travis Releford celebrates a bucket by center Jeff Withey and a foul by Saint Louis in the second half of the championship game of the CBE Classic, Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Opinion: Jeff Withey does it all for KU
November 21, 2012
The outrageously wide wingspan of Kansas University senior center Jeff Withey never touched more facets of a basketball game in the finishing minutes than it did Tuesday night in the CBE Classic title game in the Sprint Center. By Tom Keegan
10:00 a.m.

Annie Shew, a first-grader at Kennedy School, reacts after realizing she forgot to draw glasses on a picture of her brother in her “I Am Thankful For” book Tuesday at the school. At right is her teacher, Rebecca Hout. Students were studying Thanksgiving and making drawings that will be distributed to Meals on Wheels clients on Thanksgiving Day on Thursday. Teaching about Thanksgiving in a multicultural society
November 21, 2012
Lawrence teachers moving away from traditional stereotypes of Indians in feathered headdress and Pilgrims with buckled hats. By Peter Hancock
2:00 p.m.
Smoke rises from the destroyed Hamas government complex known as Abu Khadra in Gaza City, early Wednesday, Nov. 21, 2012. Israeli aircraft pounded Gaza with at least 30 strikes overnight, hitting government ministries, smuggling tunnels, a banker's empty villa and a Hamas-linked media office. 3 Overland Park children brave bombings in Gaza Strip
12:46 p.m., November 21, 2012 Updated 2:16 p.m.
A divorced Palestinian man accused of illegally moving his three young children from their home in Kansas to his native Gaza amid an international custody dispute with their American mother says the family can hear and feel the bombings, but insists they are all doing fine. By Roxana Hegeman, Associated Press
6:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Iwig Family Dairy store opened in 2012 at 1901 Mass. In addition to fresh milk, butter and ice cream from the family dairy in Tecumseh, the store sells other local produce and food items. Iwig dairy files for bankruptcy, plans to keep retail stores open for reorganization
November 21, 2012
Iwig Family Dairy has filed for bankruptcy but will continue to operate its Lawrence and Topeka retail stores. The owner says increasing sales at the Lawrence store — bemoaned by some for its difficult-to-access location at 1901 Massachusetts St. — is critical to the dairy pulling through the bankruptcy. By Sara Shepherd.

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November 21, 2012 in print edition on A7
Happenings on the local business scene.