Archive for Wednesday, October 24, 2007

Also from October 24

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Terrifying treats
Are you worried about staph infection?

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Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Hector Rivera cleans the floor of a bathroom at Walter Payton College Prep High School on Friday, Oct. 19, 2007, in Chicago. Staph infections, including the serious Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, or MRSA, have spread in recent weeks through schools across the nation, according to health and education officials. Staph infections common diagnosis at KU, Lawrence facilities
October 23, 2007 in print edition on 1A
At Kansas University’s Watkins Health Center, MRSA staph diagnoses are a regular occurrence, at least “several a month,” in fact. Students who come in are treated with special antibiotics and then advised to rest while the infection dissipates.
9:00 a.m.
Meredith Cummings, 5, center, finishes up her broccoli while sitting near an enlarged "Flat Daddy" photo of her father, Maj. Brent Cummings, who is serving a 15-month tour with the 216th Infantry in Baghdad through May. In the kitchen is Meredith's mother, Laura Cummings, her older sister, Emily, 8, and their dog Travis. The Cummingses, of Manhattan, enlarged a photo their father sent from Iraq and had it made into a Flat Daddy in February. Life-size photos help fill family voids
October 24, 2007 in print edition on 1A
No one can take the place of a father - his smile, warm hugs and words of wisdom. When fathers’ military service takes them overseas, their absences can be extremely difficult for children, especially for toddlers who may forget who dad is or even what he looks like.
1:30 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with Lawrence City Commissioner Boog Highberger
October 24, 2007
Lawrence City Commissioner Boog Highberger will visit the Newscenter at 1:30 Wednesday to discuss his proposed 'intangibles' tax.
4:00 p.m.
Seventh-grader Noah Nunn from Southwest Junior High shows off his "Graveyard Cupcakes." Terrifying treats
October 24, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Halloween isn’t associated with the elaborate feasts many people consume at Thanksgiving and Christmas. But next to the costumes and spookery, treats take center stage this time of year. We invited members of Angle, the Journal-World teen advisory board, to share recipes for their favorite Halloween snacks. Some prepared goodies from scratch; others offered craft projects to dress up store-bought candy.
9:58 p.m.
22-year-old KU student Matthew Jaeger walked out of the jail shortly after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday after posting an $850,000 bond. He is charged with attacking a woman and dragging her from her apartment. Jaeger bonds out of jail
October 24, 2007
A Kansas University student charged in connection with the kidnapping and brutal attack of a 22-year-old Lawrence woman has been released from the Douglas County Jail. 22-year-old Matthew Jaeger walked out of the jail shortly after 10:30 a.m. Wednesday after posting an $850,000 bond.

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Lawrence Datebook
October 24, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.