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How former Jayhawks fared in NBA games of Nov. 10
November 10, 2013
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of Sunday, Nov. 10.
Wiggins, Jayhawks eager for Blue Devils
November 10, 2013
Kansas University freshman Andrew Wiggins on Tuesday will play his second game in the United Center, home of the NBA’s Chicago Bulls. By Gary Bedore
Opinion: Little guy Naadir Tharpe has big role Tuesday
November 10, 2013
In basketball, as on the big screen, tall men always seem to look down to the little guy to show them the way. By Tom Keegan
Whistle-stop win: KU women cruise past Eagles in foul-fest
November 10, 2013
Before starting her postgame news conference, Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson turned to reporters and said what most of them were already thinking: “You guys like that free-throw contest?”
QB Cozart gives Kansas ‘extra element’
November 10, 2013
Saturday night, following Kansas’ 42-6 loss at Oklahoma State — the Jayhawks’ sixth straight setback this season and 27th consecutive Big 12 defeat — coach Charlie Weis indicated it might be time to lean either toward Montell Cozart or Jake Heaps for most of the snaps at quarterback. By Matt Tait
Kansas women open season with 84-62 rout of ORU
November 10, 2013
Junior Chelsea Gardner achieved her fifth-career double-double to help Kansas University’s women’s basketball team open it season with an 84-62 victory over Oral Roberts on Sunday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Opinion: Behavior not just childish
November 10, 2013
Boys will be boys. Strip away the extraneous verbiage and that is what much of the defense of Richie Incognito boils down to. Incognito, a Miami Dolphins lineman, was booted from the team a few days ago — perhaps permanently — for abusive conduct, racist language and bullying behavior toward fellow lineman Jonathan Martin. Incognito’s teammates are firmly on his side.
Baldwin advances past Tongie in 4A playoffs, 28-10
November 10, 2013
Baldwin High led Tonganoxie by just four points early in the fourth quarter, but scored two late touchdowns for a 28-10 win in the regional round of the Class 4A playoffs Saturday at Beatty Field. By Justin Nutter
Baker football routs Graceland
November 10, 2013
Freshman kicker/wide receiver Clarence Clark accounted for 21 of Baker University’s points in a 40-16 college football victory on Saturday at Graceland University.
HINU men’s basketball falls to Kansas Wesleyan
November 10, 2013
The Haskell Indian Nations University men’s basketball team lost, 91-81, to Kansas Wesleyan on Friday.
Roadwork: Construction planned this week
November 10, 2013
City construction projects are now mapped at lawks.us/construction-map.
40 years ago: Survey ranks KU salaries near bottom of Big Eight
November 10, 2013
Comparative salary figures were provided at a recent Big Eight Business Officers meeting.
100 years ago: Athletic office reports near-record ticket sales for upcoming KU-Nebraska game
November 10, 2013
“It is generally understood that business will be very much neglected and suspended during the hours of the game.”
Knight recovered from ACL injury in time for KU women’s opener
November 10, 2013
Natalie Knight has accomplished her goal. After tearing the anterior cruciate ligament in her right knee on Jan. 30, the Kansas University junior guard recovered in time to rejoin the starting lineup for the Jayhawks’ regular-season opener — today’s 2 p.m. game against Oral Roberts at Allen Fieldhouse. By Jesse Newell
Housing Authority finds new preschool provider, but officials say more still needed
November 10, 2013
The Lawrence Housing Authority will soon offer preschool services again after losing its Head Start program earlier this year due to federal budget cuts. But local officials say there is still a need for more quality, affordable early childhood education programs. By Peter Hancock
School board to discuss building concepts, International Baccalaureate
November 10, 2013
Lawrence school board members will discuss design concepts and energy-efficiency for buildings that will soon be renovated as part of the $92.5 million bond project. The board will also discuss a recommendation not to add an International Baccalaureate Diploma program in Lawrence. By Peter Hancock
Opinion: Can Fed nominee buck supporters?
November 10, 2013
She who is about to become the most consequential woman in the history of American government will find it easier to be confirmed than it was to be nominated as the next chair of the Federal Reserve Board. Janet Yellen probably was the president’s second choice, but Senate Democrats demonstrated their intention and ability to reject Larry Summers.
Lawrence writers tackle National Novel Writing Month
November 10, 2013
National Novel Writing Month (nicknamed NaNoWriMo or NaNo) puts forth a challenge: Write a 50,000-word novel in 30 days. That breaks down to about 1,667 words a day. The question here is: Why would anyone do that?
Editorial: Measuring up
The Kansas Board of Regents is setting some specific goals to help promote the benefits of higher education in Kansas.
November 10, 2013
As Kansas legislators press education leaders to justify every dollar that’s spent on the state’s higher education system, it’s not enough to offer vague platitudes about how universities, community colleges and technical schools benefit both individual students and the state economy.
KU students commissioned to create artwork for Federal Reserve Bank of Kansas City
November 10, 2013
KU associate professor of sculpture Matthew Burke is leading “Special Topics in Art: The Federal Reserve Commission,” which will be offered each semester through fall 2014. Students’ mission is to conceive, design and execute a work of art to commemorate the Reserve’s 100th anniversary.
Couple’s deteriorating health preceded alleged shooting death of wife
November 10, 2013
Larry L. Hopkins now sits in Douglas County Jail awaiting his next court appearance. He’s charged with first-degree murder following Tuesday’s shooting death of his 61-year-old wife, Margaret E. Hopkins. Police allege that Larry shot Margaret because of her ongoing health problems. Meanwhile, family and neighbors this week told the story of a couple whose failing health often proved too much for them to manage alone. By Stephen Montemayor
Jayhawk fans wear pride on their walls
A peek inside three of Lawrence’s ‘KU rooms’
November 10, 2013
Pat Sullivan is one of those KU fans who wears his Jayhawk pride on his walls — and he’s far from the only one. The Journal-World last week visited Sullivan’s and two other Lawrence fans’ “KU rooms” and received photos from more than a dozen others. By Sara Shepherd
KU task force to consider benefits for same-sex partners
November 10, 2013
A task force created by the Kansas University Senate will look into offering job benefits to same-sex and domestic partners of KU employees. Behind it is a desire for equal treatment and to make the university as competitive as possible in recruiting. By Ben Unglesbee
Kansas City Connection: Getting ready for Veterans Day
November 10, 2013
Tomorrow is Veterans Day, and a special program of events will be held at the National World War I Museum to honor current and former members of our armed forces.
Cider Gallery hosts receptions for installation artist and ceramicist
12:00 a.m., November 10, 2013 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Cider Gallery is hosting artists Janet Davidson-Hughes and Ben Ahlvers for an informal talk and reception Tuesday at 7 p.m.
George Norris, Going Home’ captures key figure in U.S. history
November 10, 2013
“Politics is a sore to any government. It is one of the greatest hindrances that exists to good government. Any man must be condemned when he puts his party ahead of his country. Partisanship, if carried to the extreme, will ruin everything.”
One-night-only auditions for Theatre Lawrence’s ‘Wrong Window’
November 10, 2013
Theatre Lawrence is holding auditions for the comedy production “Wrong Window,” a tribute to Alfred Hitchcock, on Nov. 18 at 7 p.m.
Throwing Down Track: Lawrence DJs share what it takes to be the life of the party
November 10, 2013
Four different Lawrence DJs with completely different DJ styles share what it takes to be the party providers.
25 years ago: Special Olympians coming to Lawrence for indoor sports competition
November 10, 2013
About 1,000 athletes were arriving for the tournament.