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Archive for Monday, September 2, 2013

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Self excited, but realistic, about upcoming season
September 2, 2013
Bill Self knows fan interest is as great, maybe even greater this year than any of his previous 10 seasons as basketball coach at Kansas University. While stressing he is “very excited about working with these guys,” Self cautioned that the 2013-14 Jayhawks might have a tough time totaling as many victories of some of his recent powerhouse squads. By Gary Bedore
KU bye gives Weis extra chance to scout first foe
September 2, 2013
Saturday afternoon, as Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis watched the rest of the college football world open its season a week earlier than the Jayhawks, he had one goal: last-minute scouting of KU’s upcoming opponents. By Matt Tait
Smith’s shutdown relief lifts Royals over Mariners
September 2, 2013
It was a rough day for Danny Duffy. Fortunately for the Kansas City Royals, Will Smith was terrific. Smith replaced Duffy in the fourth inning and had a career-high eight strikeouts in a dominant relief performance, helping Kansas City beat the Seattle Mariners 3-1 on Monday.
Fall sports preview: Firebirds setting high goals for season
September 2, 2013
September is here and this week almost all of Free State High’s fall sports teams start their seasons and find out how much all of their preseason practice work has paid off. By Benton Smith
Fine weather and a holiday, a perfect time to enjoy the end of summer in Lawrence
September 2, 2013
For many people, today was the kind of day you just had to take advantage of. As the clock started to run out on summer, a national holiday coincided with nearly perfect, 84-degrees-and-sunny weather, a treat for those who were free to enjoy it. While a few actually labored on Labor Day, many more took it as one of the last opportunities for summer leisure at the lake, the park or the pool. By Ian Cummings and Meagan Thomas
Lawrence man injured in Jefferson County motorcycle accident
September 2, 2013
A Lawrence man is in fair condition at a Topeka hospital after being injured early Sunday morning in a motorcycle accident north of Perry, according to the Kansas Highway Patrol.
25 years ago: Lawrence man found guilty in two arson incidents
September 2, 2013
One of the incidents involved the discovery of a homemade bomb in a grocery store earlier this year.
40 years ago: Bus business booming on KU campus
September 2, 2013
More than 500 bus passes had been sold so far.
How to Help: Lawrence Humane Society fundraiser needs volunteers
September 2, 2013
The Lawrence Humane Society is looking for volunteers to help with its auction.
Editorial: T technology
City officials must carefully weigh their options before moving forward on the purchase of new buses for the T system.
September 2, 2013
Using compressed natural gas to fuel new buses in the city’s T system may or may not make sense, but now, before the city forks out the money for three new buses, is the time to find out what’s best for Lawrence.
Bankruptcies for Sept. 2
September 2, 2013
Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection recently in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records.
100 years ago: Jewelry, cash, cookies stolen in rural burglary
September 2, 2013
“The thieves secured but a small amount of booty but they did considerable damage to the property.”
Health Care Access becomes patient-centered medical home
September 2, 2013
Lawrence’s Health Care Access Clinic became the first patient-centered medical home in Douglas County when it earned the designation this week. By Giles Bruce
Opinion: U.N. affiliate may sponsor ‘modern-day slavery’
September 2, 2013
The Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) is doing great things in Latin America, but I wonder whether its latest role as a middleman to help place 4,000 Cuban doctors in remote areas of Brazil does not amount to sponsoring slavery.
Opinion: Voices from the scarlet calamity
September 2, 2013
Atkinson’s “The Guns at Last Light,” the completion of his trilogy on the liberation of Western Europe, is history written at the level of literature. If, as a U.S. infantryman wrote, “No war is really over until the last veteran is dead,” the war has not ended: About 400 World War II veterans, almost half a battalion, are dying each day. Spend the shank end of summer with Atkinson’s tribute to all who served and suffered.
Youth Employment Program opens doors for youth with disabilities to land jobs
September 2, 2013
The Youth Employment Program connects 15- to 21-year-old students from Lawrence, Eudora and Baldwin who have physical, developmental or sensory disabilities to jobs. The students gain life and work skills, build confidence and earn income.
Divorces for Sept. 2
September 2, 2013
Divorces granted in Douglas County.
Marriages for Sept. 2
September 2, 2013
Marriage licenses issued in Douglas County.
KU researcher finds the value of respect in work lives
September 2, 2013
Before Kristie Rogers joined the KU School of Business faculty as an assistant professor, she spent more than a year doing research at a state prison in Arizona. There she interviewed dozens of inmates working for a private business-to-business marketing company to find out what respect in their work life did for their self-image.By Ben Unglesbee
Horoscopes for Sept. 2
September 2, 2013
For Monday, Sept. 2 This year you have more drive and energy than usual. You have what it takes to hit a home run! If you are single, make a point to get to know someone well before even thinking about committing. If you are attached, both of you need to devote more one-on-one time to the relationship.