Archive for Thursday, October 12, 2006

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Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU volleyball vs. K-State
Podcasts
Polls
Should the Kansas Department of Education be put under the Governor?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes — the board had embarrassed the state.
 
72%
No — that would take power from voters.
 
28%
No opinion.
 
0%
Total 125
Videos

All stories

NCAA to decide KU’s fate today
Media conference at 4 p.m.
October 12, 2006
Media conference at 4 p.m.
Cheney in Kansas to campaign for Ryun
Cheney was scheduled to have photos taken with campaign contributors
09:25 a.m., October 12, 2006 Updated 11:00 a.m.
Cheney was scheduled to have photos taken with campaign contributors.
Rainout could alter Cards’ rotation
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C4
The New York Mets might have to face Chris Carpenter sooner than expected.
Chavez can’t make big play for Oakland
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C4
Eric Chavez’s glove hasn’t exactly been golden in the AL championship series.
Lawrence Datebook
October 12, 2006 in print edition on B2
O’Neil Center drive gets big pledge
Civic-improvement group gives $50,000 to project honoring beloved Kansas City baseball figure
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C2
Hearkening back to a fund drive that built the birthplace of the Negro Leagues, a civic-improvement group Wednesday gave $50,000 to a project honoring black baseball’s most beloved ambassador.
MU shelves plan to put condoms in dorms
University would have been first in Big 12 Conference with such initiative
October 12, 2006 in print edition on B8
A plan to offer free condoms in University of Missouri-Columbia residence halls has been shelved by Chancellor Brady Deaton.
Leinart knows pressure
Bears should provide tough test for Cardinals’ rookie quarterback
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C5
Matt Leinart was a portrait of poise in his impressive first start as an NFL quarterback. The next test will be considerably tougher, against the brutal Bears in prime time Monday night.
Success times two
With a commanding lead in the Busch Series and a top-five spot in the Nextel Cup’s Chase, Kevin Harvick is having a banner year
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C6
Long before Kevin Harvick qualified for this season’s Chase for the Nextel Cup and an opportunity to win his first Cup championship, he was already in position to claim another NASCAR title.
Commodities
October 12, 2006 in print edition on A8
Buyers savor local produce
Growers tout safety and quality of products
October 12, 2006 in print edition on A8
For the past several weeks, local growers of fresh produce have had a chance to spotlight their message: Local is better.
Public interest
Some public services may be successfully turned over to private operators, but if something goes awry, it will be the government that picks up the pieces.
October 12, 2006 in print edition on B6
As various governmental entities consider turning more public functions over to private enterprise, the situation the City of Lawrence now faces with Memorial Park Cemetery may serve as a cautionary tale.
Resilient Chiefs handling adversity
Kansas City confident despite injury problems, 2-2 record
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C5
Would anybody have guessed that Kansas City would boast one of the league’s top-rated quarterbacks, but the name on his birth certificate would not be Trent Green?
Tigers take 2-0 edge on Athletics
Little-used DH Gomez packs punch in Detroit’s 8-5 victory
October 12, 2006 in print edition on C4
Alexis Gomez impressed his teammates time and again by routinely hitting long home runs. In batting practice, that is.
Horoscopes
October 12, 2006 in print edition on B5
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