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LHS soccer vs. Topeka Trojans LHS football vs. Olathe North

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6:00 a.m.
Democratic vice presidential candidate Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware and his Republican opponent, Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, shake hands before the start of their debate Thursday evening at Washington University in St. Louis. Biden, Palin square off in vice presidential debate
October 2, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Under intense scrutiny, Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin stood her ground Thursday night against a vastly more experienced Joe Biden, debating the economy, energy and global warming, then challenging him on Iraq, “especially with your son in the National Guard.”
10:00 a.m.
Douglas County Third District candidates Jim Flory, left, and Ken Grotewiel, talk after their forum on the issues Thursday night at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. County candidates debate trafficway, growth
October 3, 2008 in print edition on 5A
Third District Douglas County Commission candidates started their forum Thursday night talking about an old issue: The controversial South Lawrence Trafficway. Republican Jim Flory said he would be a vocal supporter of the approved plan to complete the trafficway along the 32nd Street alignment through the Baker Wetlands.
2:00 p.m.
Douglas County Commission candidates Nancy Thellman, left, listens to an answer from her opponent David L. Brown during Thursday night's forum at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. 6News Director Cody Howard moderated the forum sponsored by the Voter Education Coalition. Contenders clash over development viewpoints
October 3, 2008 in print edition on 5A
Two 2nd District Douglas County Commission candidates Thursday night sought to convince voters they were the best choice to lead the county during challenging economic times. Democrat Nancy Thellman said the county, city and Chamber of Commerce should not forget the economic potential of its agricultural industry during an economic downturn.
6:00 p.m.
Workers equip the stage with sound equipment for the third annual Get Down Town music festival. The festival, slated for Friday and Saturday on New Hampshire Street, will feature music and local vendors. Get Down Town festival kicks off
October 3, 2008
Friday night, three months of work for Brett Mosiman came to a head when the third annual Get Down Town festival kicked off.

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Veritas leading at halftime
Eagles up 44-6
08:40 p.m., October 3, 2008 Updated 08:40 p.m.
Veritas Christian is leading St. John’s Military 44-6 at halftime.
Tracking food
The origin of various foods is important information for consumers and health officials.
October 3, 2008 in print edition on A9
New U.S. Department of Agriculture regulations that went into effect this week aren’t perfect, but they give consumers useful information about the food they buy.