Archive for Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Also from October 17

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Big 12 Conference Women's Media Day 2007
Podcasts
Polls
Should the city approve the proposed industrial park near Lawrence Municipal Airport?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
54%
Yes
 
41%
Undecided
 
4%
Total 253
The Chiefs are atop the division lead and hold the tiebreaker against San Diego after six games. Where will the Chiefs stand in the division after another six contests?

Poll results

Response Percent
Second
 
35%
First
 
28%
Third
 
21%
Fourth
 
14%
Total 14
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The city's professional planning staff is on board with a controversial industrial park proposal near Lawrence Municipal Airport, pictured at upper right in this aerial file photograph. But whether the city will open its checkbook to help finance the project remains a question. City’s planning staff backs park
October 16, 2007 in print edition on 3A
The city’s professional planning staff is on board with a controversial industrial park proposal near Lawrence Municipal Airport. But whether the city will open its checkbook to help finance the project remains a question. The Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Department staff recommends approval of a plan to redevelop 144 acres near the intersection of U.S. Highway 24-40 and North Seventh Street into a business park.
9:00 a.m.
In the basement of Kansas University Natural History Museum, paleontologist David Burnham, left, and Larry Martin, professor and senior curator of vertebrate paleontology, view a backbone of a mosasaur and the back paddle of Dolichorhynchops bonneri, a giant seagoing reptile from about 80 million years ago. Dozens of never-before-seen fossilized specimens will be on display Sunday at the museum. Natural History Museum on fossil hunt
October 17, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University’s Natural History Museum wants a look at the artifacts people may have collected from the banks of local rivers. From 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. Sunday, the museum will display its collection of fossils and rocks from the Kansas Geological Survey and evaluate items brought in by the public.
1:00 p.m.
Lawrence High senior Rex Hargis, a kicker for the LHS football team and defender on the Lions soccer program, often has to balance his time between the two sports he loves. Kicking it with Rex Hargis
October 17, 2007 in print edition on 8B
Cleats and shin guards or a helmet and shoulder pads? It’s a scenario that surfaces nearly every day for Lawrence High senior Rex Hargis. Luckily, though, Hargis’ coaches - not to mention his mind and body - have allowed him to compete successfully in both soccer and football for the Lions this season.
4:00 p.m.
High School Spodcasters
Dissecting the City Showdown
Posted October 17, 2007
Journal-World high school sports editor Matt Tait and LHS beat writer Jesse Temple examine the ins and outs of Friday night's city football showdown between Lawrence High and Free State. The two pinpoint key players, key match ups and offer their predictions for the outcome.

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
October 17, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Bowyer NASCAR’s new star
Emporia native challenging Gordon, Johnson for title
October 17, 2007 in print edition on B5
Surrounded by a crush of media, blond-haired, blue-eyed Clint Bowyer stands - with his hands on his hips - and hardly a question passes without the NASCAR driver eliciting laughter.
City athletes of the week
October 17, 2007 in print edition on B8
Kyra Kilwein and Roy Wedge.
Rockies must deal with long layoff
National League champions will have eight days off before their first World Series appearance
October 17, 2007 in print edition on B4
So, now what for the Colorado Rockies? The Rockies swept through their playoff bracket with such speed that their reward was a record eight-day wait for the World Series, by far the longest layoff in history.