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Jayhawks reveal banner, defeat FGCU
On Dr. Phog Allen's birthday, and the night the KU men's basketball team's official championship banner was revealed, the Jayhawks manhandled Florida Gulf Coast, 85-45.
Published on November 18, 2008
Weather forecast for Wednesday, November 19, 2008
Partly cloudy with a high of 63, and a low of 32.
Broken Arrow nominated for award
Broken Arrow Elementary ranked in the top 10 percent of the state in reading and math, and has been nominated for a No Child Left Behind award.
Speed reduction devices approved
City commissioners approved two speed cushions near Sunset Hill School in their meeting Tuesday night.
Liquor store changes hands
A six-year legal wrangle has come to an end as the owners of Cork & Barrel have sold their stores to a longtime manager.
'Day After' celebrates anniversary
Twenty-five years after "The Day After" was filmed in Lawrence, the film about the aftermath of a nuclear war still is an important part of the city's history.
Free State ready for return to semifinals
The Firebirds are old hands at post season play, and in particular senior Chucky Hunter played a big role in the 2006 state semifinal game.
Sebelius selects new state treasurer
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has selected House Democratic leader Dennis McKinney of Greensburg to become state treasurer, replacing Lynn Jenkins, who was elected to the U.S. House of Representatives.
Students cheer on KU women
Elementary students across Lawrence had a special treat today, getting to cheer on the Jayhawks in their game against Iowa.
State sued over coal plant
The power company that was denied the two coal plants in southwest Kansas has brought a lawsuit against the state, saying the state is discriminating against Kansans who face higher electric bills.
Even more surprises for the Tutwilers
The little town of Chapman was full of big surprises today.
6 Weather Afternoon Forecast for Nov. 18, 2008
Temperatures for the afternoon will remain chilly with a south wind between 5-15 mph. Clear skies will allow that temperature to drop for the evening. Expect the 9 p.m. temperature to sit near 39 degrees with a south wind between 10-15 mph.
6 Weather Morning Forecast for Nov. 18, 2008
More sun and seasonably mild today, highs around 51 F. A chilly wind tonight, with lows around 33. Much warmer, by Wednesday!
Henry picks Memphis over KU
Xavier Henry, a 6-foot-6 senior guard from Putnam City (Okla.) High, has decided to play college basketball at the University of Memphis, he announced on ESPN News Tuesday morning.
GameDay Cram Session: Florida Gulf Coast
KUSports.com online editor Jesse Newell & Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan take a look at what to expect from the Jayhawk men's basketball team's game against Florida Gulf Coast.