Archive for Saturday, September 7, 2013

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12:59 a.m.
Bishop Seabury Academy sophomore Aleena Plotnikov gives a tearful hug to biology teacher Christopher Bryan during a school assembly to bid farewell to Bryan, who is being deployed to Afghanistan to serve as a chaplain. “He’s just always there for us and he always has time to talk to us whenever we need him,” Aleena said of Bryan. Bishop Seabury teacher deploying to Afghanistan
September 7, 2013
Christopher Bryan is known to his students and colleagues as a science teacher and assistant coach. But soon, Capt. Bryan will be deployed to Afghanistan and Kuwait as a chaplain in the 1107th Aviation Group of the Missouri National Guard. Students and faculty at Bishop Seabury Academy gathered for a special assembly Friday afternoon to say bon voyage and good luck. “While you are gone, we will hold Mrs. Bryan close to our hearts,” Seabury Head of School Don Schawang said. By Peter Hancock
11:00 a.m.
Corinne Brinkerhoff, left, writer and co-executive producer of CBS shows including "The Good Wife," "Elementary" and "Reckless," greets her former Schwegler School fifth-grade teacher Lynda Allen, center, at the Lawrence Schools Foundation Community Education Breakfast Friday at the Lawrence Holiday Inn. Brinkerhoff gave the keynote address at the event and gave credit for her success to Lawrence's schools. Hollywood writer credits Lawrence schools for career success
September 6, 2013
Corinne Brinkerhoff, who has written for a number of successful TV series, was the keynote speaker today at the annual Lawrence Education Community Breakfast. The event raised about $60,000 for the Lawrence Schools Foundation. By Peter Hancock
4:00 p.m.
File photo. Former state representative John Solbach discusses a county project on Stull Road in 2002. The former state representative is recovering after being badly injured in an April 18 accident on that road, near his home in western Douglas County. Former state Rep. Solbach back home, working again, after April collision
September 7, 2013
John Solbach is picking up where he left off after he was badly injured in a head-on collision earlier this year near his home in Douglas County. It hasn’t been easy, Solbach said. He is still using a cane and continues with physical therapy sessions three times a week. But now he is back at home, walking again, and and even spending a few hours a day at his office downtown, where he works as a Lawrence attorney. By Ian Cummings
11:13 p.m.
Kansas running back Brandon Bourbon falls into the endzone for a touchdown against South Dakota during the fourth quarter on Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013 at Memorial Stadium. Sharing the load: Jayhawks’ stable of backs successful in 31-14 win over South Dakota
September 7, 2013
Last year, week in and week out, it was James Sims who did the heavy lifting for the Jayhawks’ running game. That wasn’t the case Saturday. By Matt Tait • Charlie Weis postgame audio• Box score

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