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6:00 a.m.
Kansas Turnpike Authority President Michael Johnston will chat online about the Kansas Turnpike project that will see new bridges built over the Kansas River and upgrades made to the Lawrence toll booths. Turnpike bridge replacement may affect drivers for 3 years
November 7, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Think of it as the “mother of all projects.” That’s how Mike Johnston describes what will be a $140 million, three-year effort to replace the turnpike bridges over the Kansas River in Lawrence - and rebuild the city’s two interchanges.
9:00 a.m.
Kansas fans go wild as the Jayhawks take the field against Nebraska on Saturday, November 3, 2007. Jayhawk fans hitting the road
November 7, 2007 in print edition on 3B
Vance VanPelt left Kansas University behind after graduating several years ago, but the Jayhawks’ success has the Hutchinson High teacher and coach ready to hop in his car and head for Stillwater, Okla. - and who knows where else.
12:00 p.m.
A route through the Baker Wetlands is the best option to complete the controversial South Lawrence Trafficway, key federal regulators said Tuesday, November 6, 2007. Feds OK wetlands SLT route
November 7, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A route through the Baker Wetlands is the best option to complete the controversial South Lawrence Trafficway, key federal regulators said Tuesday.
4:00 p.m.
Incorporating vegetarian-friendly dishes into the Thanksgiving meal can be as simple as making a few substitutions in time-tested recipes. Holiday feast can please vegetarians, meat-eaters alike
November 7, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Nancy O’Connor hears the worry in customers’ voices. “Somebody’s child is coming home, or someone’s visiting who’s a vegetarian, and there’s a sense of panic if they won’t eat turkey,” says O’Connor, education and outreach director at the Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa.
10:00 p.m.
A route through the Baker Wetlands is the best option to complete the controversial South Lawrence Trafficway, key federal regulators said Tuesday, November 6, 2007. Local fight promised against SLT in wetlands
November 7, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Let the trench-digging begin. One day after federal regulators took a major step in approving a project to build the South Lawrence Trafficway through the Baker Wetlands, preparations already were under way Wednesday to convert the wetlands into a battleground.

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Lawrence Datebook
November 7, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence
Behind the scenes
It’s interesting that the first victims of the Hollywood writers strike are late-night talk shows.
November 7, 2007 in print edition on A12
The Hollywood writers strike and its repercussions bring about curious outcomes. When the writers go on strike, the first to feel the repercussions are : the talk shows.