Archive for Sunday, September 16, 2012

Lead stories

12:19 a.m.
Kansas Public Radio is celebrating 60 years. KANU marking 60 years of broadcasts
12:41 p.m., September 14, 2012 Updated 1:07 p.m.
It’s progressed from teaching painting over the airwaves to being a major player in Kansas media.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas defensive end Toben Opurum (35) forces TCU quarterback Casey Pachall (4) to fumble in the end zone during the forth quarter of their game Saturday, Sept. 15, 2012 at Memorial Stadium. Thieving defense bright spot for KU
September 15, 2012
Hidden in the gargantuan shadows of the Kansas University football team’s inability to score touchdowns and kick field goals, Dave Campo’s defense week after week has practiced what he has been preaching in his hoarse voice since he left the NFL’s most famous franchise to work at the Big 12’s most famous basketball school.
10:00 a.m.
Paul Kaldahl, a horticulturist with the city landscaping department, prepares to water a thirsty tree in this July file photo. The city will soon use effluent water for irrigation. City to use effluent water for irrigation
September 15, 2012
The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department has trucked more than 1 million gallons of potable water to saplings, grass and flowers in medians, roundabouts and the like throughout the city this summer.
2:00 p.m.
Professor Emeritus Tom Armstrong, left, holds a model of a satellite while Dr. Jerry  Manweiler handles a model of a device their company, Fundamental Technologies, makes that is mounted on the satellite that measures radiation rings around the Earth and how it affects cellphones. ABOVE, an image provided by the AP and NASA shows an image taken by the Voyager 1 spacecraft of a volcanic plume on the Jupiter moon Io. Voyager 1 is poised to soon leave the solar system. Space men: Lawrence company analyzes Voyager data
September 15, 2012
Tom Armstrong is preparing to leave this solar system. At the moment, you couldn’t tell. He sits in his modest Lawrence office surrounded by a few scribbles on a white board, piles of NASA promotional materials for elementary schools, and a Lego model of a spaceship.
10:00 p.m.
A small tag on a monarch butterfly will help track the butterfly’s migration through the United States and into Mexico for winter. The Monarch Watch’s tagging event saw fewer monarchs this year. Fewer butterflies this year at Monarch Watch’s tagging event
September 15, 2012
At the annual Monarch Watch tagging event Saturday morning, there was a lot of watching — but not so many monarchs.

All stories