Archive for Thursday, October 4, 2007

Also from October 4

Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Schwegler Elementary goes green
Podcasts
Polls
Should KDHE approve new coal-fired electric plants in western Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
60%
Yes
 
37%
Undecided
 
1%
Total 318
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The state on Thursday denied permits for two coal plants near Holcomb, Kan. Lawmakers try to light fire under coal plant review
October 3, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Legislative leaders on Wednesday said if the state rejects proposed coal-burning electric plants in western Kansas, developers would move the $4 billion project 50 miles west to Colorado. “So we would still suffer the environmental impact without any economic benefit,” House Majority Leader Ray Merrick, R-Stilwell, said. But environmentalists said there was no possibility that the proposal to build two 700-megawatt plants near Holcomb would be transferred to Colorado.
9:00 a.m.
Reading aloud at KU
October 4, 2007 in print edition on 1A
In some communities, picking up a copy of a Harry Potter book may not be as simple as a visit to the local library. In others, “The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn” ranks right up there with copies of Hustler magazine. Both these books are among the most often banned or challenged in American libraries. Dozens - if not hundreds - more books have faced being pulled from library shelves throughout the country.
1:30 p.m.
Online chat
Chat about Harvest of Arts Film Festival
October 4, 2007
Lawrence's longest-running film festival returns with an array of comedies, documentaries and experimental pieces. Chat with organizer Mark von Schlemmer, who has been at the helm of the Harvest of Arts fest for the last 16 years.
3:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with Jeffrey Martin of the Wichita Eagle
October 4, 2007
Jeffrey Martin, who <a href="http://kansas.com/sports/wildcats/">covers Kansas State for the Wichita Eagle</a>, will join us on KUSports.com for a live chat Thursday at 3 p.m. to discuss this weekend's tilt between the Jayhawks and Wildcats. Questions are sure to be aplenty, so submit yours early.

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
October 4, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Falcons want Vick’s bonus
Atlanta to seek refund of $22 million
October 4, 2007 in print edition on B2
Falcons want Vick’s bonus–-
Get in the game
Lawrence and Douglas County can’t afford to sit on the sidelines while the K-10 corridor develops.
October 4, 2007 in print edition on A10
The need to work cooperatively with Johnson County to ensure future business vitality on the Kansas Highway 10 corridor doesn’t mean Lawrence and Douglas County shouldn’t stand up and advocate for themselves.
Democrats seek action on foreclosures
Congressional leaders asking Bush to appoint special adviser on crisis
October 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
Congress’ top Democrats demanded quick action on the subprime mortgage crisis, saying President Bush has been slow to address a situation that could cost millions of people their homes.