Archive for Tuesday, September 11, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas track and field standout Diamond Dixon is interviewed on the red carpet by members of the press before entering the Lied Center for the Rock Chalk Choice Awards on Sunday, Sept. 9, 2012.
And the winner is … Diamond Dixon, Thomas Robinson take top honors
September 9, 2012
Thomas Robinson, the No. 5 overall pick in the 2012 NBA Draft, and Diamond Dixon, U.S. Olympic gold-medal winner in the 4x400 relay last month in London, claimed Kansas University men’s and women’s 2011-12 athletes of the year during Sunday’s Rock Chalk Choice Awards at Lied Center.
6:00 a.m.
Jean Shepherd, of Lawrence, holds a sign asking “Who would Jesus tax?” as people file into the Lied Center to hear Gov. Sam Brownback speak Monday. Brownback defends tax cuts as necessary to grow the economy
September 10, 2012
Gov. Sam Brownback on Monday told approximately 1,200 people at the Lied Center that population and job growth were his primary goals in signing into law massive tax cuts. “I want to win our league,” Brownback said at the Kansas University School of Business Anderson Chandler Lecture Series.
10:00 a.m.
McLouth High School student Justin Johnston, 16, was shot and killed Thursday, June 2, 2011, while on a trip to Costa Rica with the school's Spanish Club. Man gets 15 years in McLouth student’s death
September 11, 2012
A hotel security guard who fatally wounded a McLouth High School student on a Spanish Club trip to Costa Rica has been sentenced to 15 years in prison.
2:00 p.m.
A firefighter makes a rubbing of a victim's name as friends and relatives of the victims of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center gather for a ceremony marking the 11th anniversary of the attacks at the National September 11 Memorial in New York, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2012. Fewer 9/11 families on hand for 11th anniversary
September 11, 2012
Americans paused again Tuesday to mark the 11th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks with familiar ceremony, but also a sense that it’s time to move forward after a decade of remembrance.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas linebacker Prinz Kande, right, laughs with fellow linebacker Steven Johnson during football practice on Monday, April 18, 2011 at the practice fields near Memorial Stadium. Kansas’ Prinz Kande to miss season
September 11, 2012
The Journal-World has learned that Kansas University junior linebacker Prinz Kande, who made the first start of his career during Saturday’s one-point loss to Rice, injured the anterior cruciate and medial collateral ligaments in his right knee during the game.

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