Archive for Sunday, November 25, 2012

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1:34 a.m.
Chase Phillips, 3, and his father, Craig, of Berryton, search for the perfect Christmas tree Saturday, Nov. 24, 2012, at Strawberry Hill Christmas Tree Farm, located just west of Lawrence on U.S. Highway 40. Deciding on Christmas tree can be tricky
November 24, 2012
When it comes to choosing and caring for a suitable specimen, most Christmas tree farmers will advise you the same as Catherine Wright Howard, publisher and editor-in-chief of Christmas Trees Magazine, an industry journal based in Lecompton. A lot of time and effort can be saved, Howard said, by first measuring your tree stand and living room so you can check the base and height of a tree and make sure it will fit. By Ian Cummings
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Kevin Young and Washington State guard Will DiIorio chase down a loose ball during the second half of the CBE Classic, Monday, Nov. 19, 2012 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Self: Among power forward trio, Kevin Young is best fit for KU now
November 24, 2012
The Kansas University men’s basketball team has had three different players start at power forward thus far this basketball season, but KU coach Bill Self says Kevin Young is the best fit for the Jayhawks right now. By Gary Bedore
10:00 a.m.

The Carttar family, clockwise from bottom left, Lene, Peter, David, Hans, Stephen and Paul, talk over drinks at Teller’s restaurant on Thursday during the monthly Carttar Sibling Night. Since 2001, on the second Thursday of every month, the six grown children of Maggie Carttar and the late Donald Carttar gather at a Lawrence restaurant for drinks and conversation. A family tradition endures
November 24, 2012
They probably got over it in the front yard of a Lawrence home, where the adult of the house was known to send group members to settle their differences however they wished — as long as the blows didn’t land above the neck or below the belt. Yes, these six have to be siblings. In fact, you’ve landed at Sibling Night for the Carttar family of Lawrence. By Chad Lawhorn
6:00 p.m.
The former Supreme Court room in the Kansas Capitol was devoted to groups for prayer and song on Gov. Sam Brownback’s inauguration day in January 2011. Prayer in public meetings common in Kansas
November 25, 2012
In Kansas, mixing politics and prayer is commonplace. Many public meetings start with a prayer or a moment of silence. In the Statehouse, the House and Senate begin every daily session with a prayer and the Pledge of Allegiance. By Scott Rothschild

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