Archive for Thursday, October 18, 2007

Also from October 18

Audio clips
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On the street
Photo galleries
Big 12 Media Day 2007 Autumn festivity
What do you think of KDHE's decision to reject coal plants for Western Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 998
Can KU football win on the road at Colorado?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 320

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas Governor Kathleen Sebelius delivers opening remarks about the state's reservoirs to state leaders gathered at the Dole Institute of Politics at Kansas University on Wednesday, Oct. 17, 2007.  Measures to update the state's reservoirs is gaining momentum out of concern  for drought and outdated infrastructure. Leaders discuss aging reservoirs
October 18, 2007 in print edition on 1A
As rained poured outside the Dole Institute of Politics on Wednesday, state officials inside planned for drier weather. At the state’s first Kansas Reservoir Summit, leaders grappled with what to do as the state’s 24 federal reservoirs grow older.
9:00 a.m.
Luke Linnville, a Conley Sprinkler Inc. employee of Kansas City, Kan., puts a sprinkler pipe in place Wednesday at Buffalo Bob's Smokehouse, 719 Mass. The restaurant is taking advantage of a city program that gives rebates of 75 percent of the cost of new fire sprinkler systems. Businesses take advantage of city’s sprinkler rebate
October 18, 2007 in print edition on 3A
When Jim Connelly remodeled his property at 715 Mass., he found evidence of a fire in the past. “There were some timbers that were charred up above,” said Connelly, who owns Silverworks and More. But now, Connelly feels more confident his building will never see a major fire again.
12:00 p.m.
Kansas University head coach Bill Self takes questions at his table during Big XII men's media day Wednesday, Oct. 17 at the Kansas City, Mo. Marriott Country Club Plaza. Rivalry hot topic at Media Day
October 18, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Just a freshman, Michael Beasley wasn’t one of the three players asked to represent Kansas State at Wednesday’s Big 12 Men’s Basketball Media Day at the Marriott Country Club Plaza Hotel.
3:06 p.m.
The state on Thursday denied permits for two coal plants near Holcomb, Kan. KDHE rejects coal plants in Western Kansas
October 18, 2007
The state today denied permits for two 700-megawatt coal-burning electric plants in western Kansas in a decision that thrust Kansas in the middle of the national debate on global warming.

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Lawrence Datebook
October 18, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Attack bears hallmarks of al-Qaida
Terror suspects arrested in province where U.S. to withdraw
October 18, 2007 in print edition on A11
A roadside bomb exploded near a police patrol Wednesday, killing at least seven officers in a Shiite area south of Baghdad that has seen fierce clashes between rival militia factions