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Videos for February 18, 2007

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Two Lawrence police officers will soon be fighting crime where it matters most

They are called 'Neighborhood Resource Officers,' a program the police department kicked off at the beginning of the year to help solve some of the problems that plague area residents - no matter what block you live in.

Published on February 18, 2007

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One Lawrence family gets opportunity to live in new home

On Saturday, 'Habitat for Humanity' dedicated a new house to the Davis family, Blake, Dawn, and their two children.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Local policeman and firefighter honored today

Thirty-year-old veteran officer Jim Phillips receives this year's 'Fraternal Order of the Eagles Reverence for Law Award' while firefighter Nate Jamison was also honored with an award of excellence.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Bad jokes will be sorely missed

He's put in 30 years in the KU English Department, but what he's really known for are his bad jokes. Professor Victor Contoski will be sorely missed after going into semi-retirement.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Organ player retires after 67 years

Winnie Gallup has been playing the organ for the First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence for 67 years, but will be retiring at the end of the month.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Cosmetic medicine sees a surge in middle-age clients

Women born during the 'Baby Boomer' era are looking towards cosmetic medicines to improve their looks. One procedure in particular is gaining popularity in this area.

Published on February 18, 2007

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KU women finally snap streak against K-State

Never before in the Bonnie Henrickson era have the Jayhawk women's squad defeated KSU...at least not until today, by a score of 82-74.

Published on February 18, 2007

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KU embarrasses Nebraska, 92-39

After last month's trouncing of Nebraska in Lincoln, the Jayhawks expected NU to be looking for revenge in Lawrence. However, KU dished out a massive offensive attack against the Huskers, routing them 92-39.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Free State senior swimmer brings home the gold

Free State senior Firebird Chase Torgerson headed to Topeka with one goal in mind: to bring home the gold in the 100 backstroke, and that's exactly what he did!

Published on February 18, 2007

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Lawrence High, Free State finish off night of bowling

The Lawrence High School girl's bowling team came away with 3rd place, while the Free State boys finished with 4th place at Royal Crest Lanes yesterday.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Niurca Marquez

Niurca Marquez is a flamenco dancer from Miami, in Lawrence to teach KU dance students her moves - and her culture.

Published on February 18, 2007

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Bad jokes

English professor Victor Contoski discusses his impending retirement at KU and his love of bad puns.

Published on February 18, 2007