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Chats for October 2008

Dietitian to chat about salt, sugar and more

Friday, October 31, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

Carol Gilmore, Lawrence Memorial Hospital's assistant director of Food and Nutrition Services, will answer questions about how to reduce the amount of salt in your diet. She also will answer other dietary questions you might have.

John Coen

10th District candidate John Coen to chat with LJWorld.com users

Friday, October 31, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

John Coen is challenging Tony Brown for the 10th District Kansas House seat, currently held by Tom Holland. Holland is running for State Senate.

Mike Dever

Lawrence mayor to chat about sales tax vote

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Lawrence Mayor Mike Dever will chat about the three sales tax questions on the November ballot. Together, they would raise the sales tax .55 percent and would pay for operation of the T and infrastructure and equipment improvements for the city.

Nancy Boyda

U.S House candidate Nancy Boyda to chat

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

U.S Rep. Nancy Boyda, a Democrat representing the 2nd Kansas Congressional District is running for her second term.

Sgt. Bill Cory

Lawrence police discuss Halloween patrols and safety

Thursday, October 30, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

Ghouls and goblins of all ages are sure to be out in full force Friday night, for Halloween. But, Lawrence police will also to be out helping all the ghosts and vampires stay safe. At 11 a.m. Thursday, Sgt. Bill Cory will answer your questions regarding Halloween safety and discuss the naughty behavior officers will be looking for as the older crowd celebrates the haunted holiday.

Mike Dever

Lawrence mayor to chat about sales tax vote

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Lawrence Mayor Mike Dever will chat about the three sales tax questions on the November ballot. Together, they would race the sales tax .55 percent and would pay for operates of the T and infrastructure and equipment improvements for the city.

State Senate candidate Tom Holland to chat

Tuesday, October 28, 2008, 10:30 a.m.

Democrat Tom Holland, candidate for the State Senate's Third District, will chat online at 10:30 a.m. Oct. 28.

State school board candidate Bob Meissner to chat

Friday, October 24, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

Bob Meissner, Republican candidate for the state school board district that includes much of Lawrence and Douglas County, will discuss his plans if elected to the school board. He defeated Republican Alan Detrich of Lawrence in the August primary.

Patrick Wilbur

Libertarian candidate Patrick Wilbur to chat about State Senate race

Friday, October 24, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Patrick Wilbur, who is running as a Libertarian for the Kansas Senate's Third District seat, will chat with readers about the November election.

Douglas County Commission candidate Ken Grotewiel to chat

Thursday, October 23, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

Douglas County Commission candidate Ken Grotewiel, a 3rd district Democrat, will take questions from readers.

Nancy Thellman

Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman to chat

Thursday, October 23, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman, a 2nd district Democrat, will take questions from readers.

Dennis Moore

Congressional candidate Moore chats about issues in Kansas' third district

Thursday, October 23, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, a Democrat, chats about his run for re-election in Kansas' 3rd U.S. House District. He faces a challenge from Republican Nick Jordan.

Stephanie Kelton

38th House District candidate Stephanie Kelton to chat

Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Stephanie Kelton, a Democrat running to represent the 38th District in the Kansas House, will chat about the upcoming general election.

Double Take columnist to chat about teen issues

Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

Wes Crenshaw, Double Take columnist for the Journal-World and a board-certified family psychologist who is director of Family Therapy Institute Midwest, will answer your questions about teen issues. Submit your questions about teen trends, your own family situation or anything else that Crenshaw can help with.

Kansas House candidate John Wilson to chat

Wednesday, October 22, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Kansas House District 45 Democratic candidate John Wilson will chat online at 1 p.m., Oct. 22.

Tony Brown

Kansas House candidate Tony Brown to chat

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Tony Brown is running for election to the 10th Kansas House district. The seat, currently held by Tom Holland, includes southern Lawrence, southeast Doulgas County and much of northern Franklin County.

Roger Pine

State Sen. Roger Pine to chat

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

State Sen. Roger Pine, Republican incumbent running for re-election, will chat online at noon, Oct. 21.

Tom Sloan

Kansas House candidate Tom Sloan chats about upcoming election

Tuesday, October 21, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

Republican Tom Sloan chats about his race for the 45th Kansas House district. Sloan, an incumbent, faces Democrat John Wilson.

Jim Slattery

U.S. Senate candidate Jim Slattery chats about November election

Monday, October 20, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Jim Slattery chats about his race for the U.S. Senate seat. Slattery, a former U.S. Representative and a Democrat is trying to unseat Republican Pat Roberts. Please note this chat is now scheduled for 2 p.m.

State Board of Education candidate Carolyn Campbell to chat

Friday, October 17, 2008, 3:00 p.m.

Carolyn Campbell, a Topeka Democrat running for State Senate, will chat with LJWorld.com users.

Nick Jordan

U.S. House candidate Nick Jordan to chat

Friday, October 17, 2008, 1:30 p.m.

U.S. House candidate Nick Jordan chats about his race for the Kansas' Third District. He is a Republican.

Marci Francisco

State Senate candidate Marci Francisco chats

Thursday, October 16, 2008, 12:00 p.m.

Marci Francisco is running for re-election to her seat in the 2nd Kansas Senate District. She is challenged by Scott Morgan.

Douglas County Commission candidate David Brown to chat

Wednesday, October 15, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

Douglas County Commission candidate David Brown, a 2nd district Republican, will take questions from readers.

Scott Morgan

Scott Morgan chats about Kansas 2nd State Senate district race

Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Scott Morgan chats about Kansas 2nd State Senate district race

Roger Pine

State Senate candidate Roger Pine to chat

Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

State Sen. Roger Pine, a Republican, will chat about his re-election effort in the Third District. NOTE: The chat scheduled for today has been canceled and will be rescheduled. Any questions submitted will be carried over.

Jim Flory

Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory to chat

Tuesday, October 14, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

District 3 Republican Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory will take questions from readers.

Journal-World editors to chat about new Go! section

Monday, October 13, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Starting Monday, Oct. 13, Monday editions of the Journal-World will look a lot different. They will include a new lifestyle section called "Go!," an easy-to-navigate publication that will include school/youth news, advice columns, family-friendly entertainment calendars, ideas for looking and feeling your best and plenty of stories featuring the way community members go about their daily lives. Want to know more? Submit your questions to Dennis Anderson, managing editor, and Terry Rombeck, features and special sections editor, who can tell you more about "Go!" And visit <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/go/preview/">this Web site to explore Go!</a>.

Financial advisor to chat

Monday, October 13, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

Wayne McDaniel, financial advisor with McDaniel & McDaniel Financial Services, will chat online at 11 a.m. Monday about financial matters and the volatile stock market.

State House candidate Ann Mah to chat

Friday, October 10, 2008, 10:00 a.m.

Ann Mah is running for re-election in Kansas House District 53. She is a Democrat.

State Senate candidate Shari Weber to chat

Thursday, October 9, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

Shari Weber, Republican candidate for the Kansas Senate District 19, will chat online at 11 a.m. Thursday.

Nick Jordan

U.S. House candidate Nick Jordan to chat

Friday, October 3, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

GOP candidate Nick Jordan will chat about why he's running for election and why he thinks he's a better fit for the Kansas 3rd Congressional District, which includes east Lawrence.