Archive for Monday, November 3, 2008

Also from November 3

On the street
Photo galleries
Advance voting ends Nature's oddities KU women's basketball vs. Fort Hays State
Which KU football kickoff time do you prefer?

Poll results

Response Percent
Early kickoff time with game being televised
Later kickoff time with no television
Not sure
Total 548

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left in the cardboard buses, Bonnie Cherry, Dave Loewenstein and Clarate Heckler, 12, all of Lawrence, show their appreciation for the Lawrence Transit System, or The T, Saturday, Nov. 1, 2008 during a demonstration and march on Mass. St. The march was held to raise awareness about how The T's future depends on an upcoming vote. Transit supporters march on Mass. St.
November 1, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Two sales tax measures on the ballot will decide the fate of the city’s bus system.
6:00 a.m.
Kitty Pacheco, a poll supervisor at Holcom Park Recreation Center, is one of several poll workers responsible for driving the completed ballots to the county courthouse, where this photo was taken Friday. Drivers ensure ballot integrity
November 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Kitty Pacheco keeps her car doors locked. James Dunn recalls visions of fraud in Chicago. Dorothy Westerhouse appeals to a higher power, hoping to keep her wheels safely on the road. Sound crazy? How about you try negotiating dark streets after more than 12 hours spent taking names, checking paperwork and monitoring at-times persnickety voting machines - only now, you’re ferrying the very political will of your neighbors in the back seat of your car.
10:00 a.m.
Ryan Giblin, Lawrence High School senior, and Baylee Schmeck, Eudora High School senior, will turn 18 on Tuesday. They are the only two registered voters in the county who will turn 18 on Election Day, and both plan to head to the polls. Just one more day to wait
November 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
It will be a memorable birthday for two Douglas County teenagers. On Tuesday when Baylee Schmeck and Ryan Giblin both turn 18, they will also get to cast their votes in the presidential election. “I thought it was kind of weird because I didn’t know if I was going to be able to vote,” said Giblin, a Lawrence High senior who lives with his family just southwest of Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
Why power is sexy: Candidates’ looks hot topic in 2008
November 3, 2008
In these politically charged times, even the laws of attraction seem to take a party line. Take, for instance, a group of college-age girls enjoying an afternoon of shopping on Massachusetts Street.
6:00 p.m.
From left, Gail Sherron, Iris Sherron, 5, and Carly Armbrister, 4, all of Baldwin City, take a closer look at a selection of lichens Sunday during the Kansas University Natural History Museum's "Museum Oddities" display. The one-day showing allowed the public to experience some exhibits rarely seen. Natural History Museum puts collection of oddities on display
November 3, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The crowd of small children hovered over the tank, staring at the dead fish floating before them and giving off a faint fishy smell. “Pretty big fish,” 10-year-old Wyatt Slavin said, summing up the sight. “I wouldn’t want it chasing after me, that’s for sure.”
10:00 p.m.
A long line of voters waits outside the Douglas County Courthouse to cast their ballots Monday on the last day of advance voting. County officials estimated that the wait would be about 30 minutes because of the number of voters. Some people in line passed the time by crocheting, e-mailing, reading or photographing the scene. Advance voting ends
11:03 a.m., November 3, 2008 Updated 5:48 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The advance voting line outside the Douglas County Courthouse snaked outside the building Monday morning as hundreds of voters tried to beat the noon deadline.

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Jefferson County says no to Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival
Event may leave Lawrence area altogether
11:13 a.m., November 3, 2008 Updated 04:28 p.m. in print edition on A3
The band will play on, but where is now a bigger question than ever.