Archive for Wednesday, October 31, 2007

Also from October 31

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Podcasts
Polls
At this point in time, are you more interested in KU football or KU basketball?

Poll results

Response Percent
Football
 
45%
Both
 
36%
Basketball
 
14%
Neither
 
3%
Total 2060
Trick or treat?

Poll results

Response Percent
Smell my feet!
 
47%
Treat!
 
37%
Trick!
 
15%
Total 221
Will the Packers, playing their second road game in less than a week, be at a disadvantage Sunday?

Poll results

Response Percent
No. Monday’s game will not affect the Packers’ play at all
 
43%
No. Coming off an emotional victory, they’ll have an advantage
 
37%
Yes. They’ll be worn out
 
18%
Total 16
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
The Kansas University Medical Center and Hospital pictured in the background sits just yards from the state line. An issue that concerns some about the planned affiliation with St. Luke's Hospital in Missouri is the possibility of the loss of Kansas dollars into Missouri. KU Hospital, Med Center tensions diminish
October 30, 2007 in print edition on 1A
They weren’t holding hands and singing “Kumbaya.” But officials from often-feuding Kansas University Medical Center and KU Hospital reported on Tuesday that they now are getting along a lot better. And they told lawmakers they would complete a new working and finance agreement within two months or so.
9:00 a.m.
Working together, researchers at the University of Utah and KU have determined that a fossil from more than 500 million years ago is of an ancient jellyfish - one that looks strikingly similar to the jellyfish of modern times. Fossil exposes jellyfishes’ real age
October 31, 2007 in print edition on 3A
A fossil find in the deserts of Utah has provided remarkable clues to Kansas University researchers regarding the history of one aquatic creature. Working together, researchers at the University of Utah and KU have determined that a fossil from more than 500 million years ago is of an ancient jellyfish - one that looks strikingly similar to the jellyfish of modern times.
1:00 p.m.
Dana Dyer has set up his haunted yard at 1755 E. 1310 Road for 12 years. His collection of ghoulish figures creates horrific scenes for trick-or-treaters who dare to brave their way through the yard. Master of macabre’s display captures true spirit of Halloween
October 31, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The first thing you notice in Dana Dyer’s haunted back yard is a skeleton suspended by its arms, staring you down from behind rusty bars. Around the corner stand Vice President Dick Cheney and former Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeld in a torture chamber - “You’ve got to add a little political humor,” Dyer says.
4:00 p.m.
High School Spodcasters
Firebirds-Falcons: The Rematch
Posted October 31, 2007
In this week's edition of High School Spodcasters, Journal-World high school sports editor Matt Tait and J-W sports writer Benton Smith toss out a point-counterpoint preview of Friday's first round of the Class 6A football playoffs, where Free State will host Olathe South in a rematch of the season-opener, which Olathe South won, 34-27.
10:00 p.m.
City commissioners broke the state's open meetings law by holding a closed-door meeting to discuss granting more than $1 million in incentives to a local company, the Kansas attorney general has found. But Attorney General Paul Morrison is willing to forgo prosecution if city commissioners agree to admit their wrongdoing and personally pay for two hours of professional training on the open meetings law. Deciphera looks to fast-track first drug
October 31, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A start-up pharmaceutical company that community leaders recently agreed to give a multimillion-dollar package to keep in Lawrence could have its first drug on the market in four years, its CEO said Wednesday.

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
October 31, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
City athletes of the week
October 31, 2007 in print edition on B8
Drue Davis and Aaron Rea.
Edwards: no break for Chiefs
Fatigue not an issue for red-hot Pack, K.C. coach says
October 31, 2007 in print edition on B7
Coming off a bye week and playing a team that played at Denver just six days earlier, the Kansas City Chiefs might seem like they have caught a scheduling break.