Archive for Sunday, January 6, 2013

Also from January 6

On the street
Photo galleries
KU basketball v. Temple
Have you ever visited any historic sites in Lecompton?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 332
Have you ever looked through a sex offender or violent criminal registry?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 373

Lead stories

12:12 a.m.
Amy Schumaker and her dog Scout make their way  on a snow covered sidewalk near Quail Run School, on Saturday January 5, 2013. Some Lawrence sidewalks remain snowbound despite $20 fines
January 5, 2013
Some Lawrence sidewalks remained snowbound Saturday, despite a city ordinance that levies fines of $20 per day against property owners for failing to clear them.One example could be found Saturday on a walkway between the intersection of Vantyle and Oaktree drives and Quail Run School. By Ian Cummings
6:00 a.m.

Several old grave markers are scattered around Pioneer Cemetery on Kansas University’s West Campus, just south of the Lied Center. Known originally as Oread Cemetery, it was opened in 1854 by the New Englanders who founded Lawrence. The oldest known burial in the city was in the cemetery,  but no one is sure of the gravesite’s location. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: A search for Moses’ grave in Lawrence
January 5, 2013
Much to the chagrin of many in my household, I already had found my Indiana Jones hat, and was in search of my Indiana Jones whip. I thought I had made a major archeological discovery. By Chad Lawhorn
12:00 p.m.

Lawrence High School engineering students Michael Latham, left, and Jacob Magauson team up on a robotics project on  Friday for a competition at Johnson County Community College. Lawrence school officials hope to form partnerships with three area community colleges to share space and offer training programs in Lawrence as part of a bond issue on the ballot this spring.
Lawrence district planning to expand career and tech ed opportunities
January 5, 2013
Lawrence may be home to the largest university in the state of Kansas, but for people who grow up here and whose career plans involve something other than a four-year college degree, access to other kinds of post-secondary education has traditionally been limited. By Peter Hancock
8:13 p.m.
Kansas center Jeff Withey looks to block a shot from Temple guard Rahlir Hollis-Jefferson during the second half on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse. Opinion: Jeff Withey saves KU against Temple
January 6, 2013
It wasn’t difficult to determine the difference in Kansas’ 69-62 victory on Sunday, Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan writes. KU had Jeff Withey, and Temple didn’t. • Box score • Photo gallery • KU coach Bill Self postgame press conference audio
10:04 p.m.
Kansas guard Ben McLemore soars in for a dunk before the student section late in the game against Temple on Sunday, Jan. 6, 2013 at Allen Fieldhouse. Solitary swipe: Ben McLemore’s late steal turns tide in 69-62 KU win
January 6, 2013
Kansas guard Ben McLemore made KU’s only steal of the day count, turning the defensive play into a breakaway dunk as the Jayhawks grabbed the lead for good in a seven-point victory over Temple. By Gary Bedore • Box score • Photo gallery • KU coach Bill Self postgame press conference audio

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Editorial: Still on the cliff
Many fiscal issues remain to be resolved by the federal government.
January 6, 2013
Oh, the fiscal cliff, and where does it leave us?