Archive for Monday, October 10, 2005

Also from October 10

On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Oklahoma 10-09-05 Nextel Cup Banquet 400 Medical Missions
The Lawrence-Douglas County Economic Development Board is recommending four open-space projects for funding by 2015. Which of the projects do you think is the most important?

Poll results

Response Percent
Native prairie preservation
Kansas River pedestrian bridge
Open space should be at the discretion of private developers
Black Jack Battlefield preservation
Baldwin Woods preservation
Total 375

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On the record
October 10, 2005
Quiet zone for trains proposed
Lawrence City Commission agenda highlights ¢ 6:35 p.m. Tuesday ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets ¢ Sunflower Broadband Channel 25 ¢ Meeting documents online at
October 10, 2005
City commissioners will consider a proposal to create a train quiet zone in North Lawrence. The new zone would allow trains to travel through North Lawrence areas without blowing their whistles.
Clemens comes to rescue for Astros
Houston starter works last three frames, finishes off Braves in 18-inning thriller
October 10, 2005
Roger Clemens could see the Houston Astros were running out of pitchers.
Yankees still breathing
New York edges Los Angeles, 3-2, forces deciding game tonight
October 10, 2005
Hardly any time to feel satisfied for Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera and the Yankees.
Lawrence datebook
October 10, 2005
Political posturing
State legislators are on shaky ground when they criticize other state officials for being “too political.”
October 10, 2005
Every step the Kansas Supreme Court makes these days gets intense scrutiny by state legislators, and the timing chosen for the court’s newest member to take his seat is no exception.
Helping hand
The state’s new education commissioner has opposed additional funding for state schools, but even before his hiring is finalized, he wants to spend money on a new “transition” position.
October 10, 2005
Bob Corkins, whose hiring as the state’s commissioner of education is expected to be ratified Tuesday by the Kansas State Board of Education, wants his first official act to be hiring someone to help him learn about his new job.
The week ahead
October 10, 2005
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