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KU vs. ISU Free State football vs. Shawnee Mission East Free State High Homecoming Parade Vinland Presbyterian Church Veritas football vs. St. John's Military Downtown gets grooving with festival People & Places
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Polls
Who was the Jayhawks' MVP in the 35-33 victory over Iowa State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jake Sharp (79 yds rushing, 107 yds rec., 2 total TDs)
 
50%
Kerry Meier (125 rec. yds, 2 TDs)
 
26%
Todd Reesing (18/26, 320 yds, 3 TDs, INT)
 
21%
Other
 
0%
Total 2070
Will Kansas come back and win this game?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
95%
No
 
4%
Total 48
With the return of Dexton Fields, who will lead KU in receptions today?

Poll results

Response Percent
Kerry Meier
 
76%
Dezmon Briscoe
 
12%
Daymond Patterson
 
4%
Fields
 
3%
Johnathan Wilson
 
3%
Total 64
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Rick Martin, executive chef at Free State Brewery, talks on his cell phone and sets up his vendor booth at the Get Down Town music festival. This is the first year that Free State has sold food at the festival. 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.
10:00 a.m.
Traders Stephen Holden, left, and Bradley Bailey, right, watch on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange on Friday as the bailout bill passes in the U.S. House of Representatives. Area economists say bailout right thing to do
October 4, 2008 in print edition on 2A
The nation’s financial system has its bailout legislation. Now, will it work? Nobody knows for sure.
11:20 a.m.
Kansas quarterback Todd Reesing pulls back to throw during warmups prior to kickoff against Iowa State Saturday, Oct. 4, 2008 at Jack Trice Stadium in Ames. FINAL: Kansas escapes, 35-33
7:00 a.m., October 4, 2008 Updated 10:49 p.m.
FINAL: Kansas 35, Iowa State 33. Todd Reesing threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns, Kerry Meier caught seven passes for 125 yards and two scores, and No. 16 Kansas held off Iowa State, 35-33, on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Jake Sharp also added 185 yards of offense for the Jayhawks, who improved to 4-1 on the season.
6:00 p.m.
Conditions ripe for especially colorful fall
October 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Douglas County has had the moisture this year to make conditions ripe for a beautiful fall. Now we just need some colder nights to trigger the bold orange, purple, scarlet and yellow backdrops across trees in Lawrence neighborhoods and in the rural areas.
10:00 p.m.
Deanell Tacha Judge’s service yields federal honors
October 4, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Even though a U.S. Supreme Court justice had to scrap most of his speech and speak off the cuff, there were still plenty of Deanell Tacha stories to go around Friday evening. The Lawrence resident and 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals judge accepted one of the most prestigious awards for a federal judge in front of 250 people at the Dole Institute of Politics, including her friend Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.

All stories

FINAL: Kansas escapes, 35-33
07:00 a.m., October 4, 2008 Updated 10:49 p.m.
FINAL: Kansas 35, Iowa State 33. Todd Reesing threw for 319 yards and three touchdowns, Kerry Meier caught seven passes for 125 yards and two scores, and No. 16 Kansas held off Iowa State, 35-33, on Saturday in Ames, Iowa. Jake Sharp also added 185 yards of offense for the Jayhawks, who improved to 4-1 on the season.
Jury finds Simpson guilty on all charges
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
O.J. Simpson, who went from American sports idol to celebrity-in-exile after he was acquitted of murder in 1995, was found guilty Friday of robbing two sports-memorabilia dealers at gunpoint in a Las Vegas hotel room.
Faith Forum: What does Yom Kippur mean to you?
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D1
In just a few days, Jewish communities around the globe will be celebrating Yom Kippur, the Jewish day of atonement. In Jewish tradition, this day is the holiest day of the year - the day on which we are closest to God and to the quintessence of our own souls.
Cyclones battered by KU recently
October 4, 2008
Recently, the Iowa State football team’s annual meeting with Kansas University hasn’t gone too terribly well. In the teams’ games since 2006, Kansas has saved its most dominant performances for the Cyclones, outscoring Iowa State by a combined score of 86-17, including a 45-7 thrashing last season at Memorial Stadium that dropped Iowa State to 3-9 for the year while propelling Kansas to a No. 2 national ranking.
Pump patrol
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.10 at Presto, 602 W. Ninth St.
As economy sags, faces do too, cosmetic doctors say
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A8
The economy isn’t the only thing that’s sagging - so are faces, breasts and bellies as would-be cosmetic surgery patients increasingly opt against costly nips and tucks because of tough financial times.
Eating habits during first year of college crucial
Experts advise having regular meal schedule, limiting alcohol
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D5
It’s difficult to think of a way to add pounds faster than living the stereotypical college lifestyle. Juggling coursework, jobs and a social life leaves little time for exercising or even regular meals. Late-night study sessions are often fueled by the nearest 24-hour greasy spoon. Getting too little sleep can also trick the body into craving more food.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
Lawrence added another $2.1 million to its record high construction total for 1968, boosting the year’s figure to $15.1 million. That easily surpassed the old mark of $12.4 million set in 1967.
A different ‘spread’
OSU boasts top two runners in Big 12
October 4, 2008
Think spread offense, and what comes to mind? “I would say that the pass is probably more prominent,” Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy said Monday of the current vogue offense in college football.
One-two punch
Torneden, Hunter lead Firebirds
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C5
Free State High quarterback Camren Torneden and running back Chucky Hunter are always trying to one-up each other. Whether it’s in practice during drills, in the training room waiting to be taped or in the halls between classes, the two Firebirds always find a way to compete.
Simons: Deciphera-Lilly deal is a big opportunity for Lawrence
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B1
The late Steve Allen, creator of TV’s Tonight Show, song writer and musician, wrote the popular song “This Could Be The Start Of Something Big.” Today’s news story reporting Eli Lilly has entered into a collaboration with Lawrence-based Deciphera Pharmaceuticals could indeed be “the start of something big!”
Employers cut jobs by largest amount in over 5 years
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
Employers slashed payrolls by 159,000 in September, the most in more than five years, a worrisome sign that the economy is hurtling toward a deep recession.
Beaches once thick with birds quiet thanks to hurricane
October 4, 2008 in print edition on E6
One of North America’s renowned bird migration and bird watching areas is strangely silent. Blame Hurricane Ike.
Roundabout fan
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Perhaps it’s time to ask the local news media to start talking about how to drive in a roundabout for about seven consecutive days.
Area economists say bailout right thing to do
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
The nation’s financial system has its bailout legislation. Now, will it work? Nobody knows for sure.
Horoscopes
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D7
You could be much more provocative and directed this year than you have been in a long time. You can expect some shocking reactions, too. What you see and what occurs could change radically this year. If you are single, you will meet someone through simply hanging out.
Commodities
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B5
On the Chicago Board of Trade, wheat for December delivery rose 4.25 cents to $6.4025; December corn traded flat at $4.54; December oats added 4 cents to $3.14; November soybeans declined 12 cents to $9.92.
Creating a cozy cottage effect using a gift for thrift
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D8
Patty Kerr doesn’t need a lot of money to decorate her house. All she needs is imagination and effort - and a whole lot of white paint.
Pelini bemoans ‘bonehead’ mistakes
October 4, 2008
Here comes No. 4 Missouri, with its 54-point-per-game offense and Heisman hopeful quarterback Chase Daniel. Nebraska coach Bo Pelini seems plenty worried.
Envoy’s visit didn’t stop N. Korea nuclear work
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
A senior U.S. envoy’s trip to North Korea did not stop the communist nation from restoring its nuclear facilities, the State Department said Friday.
Legal battle simmers over Wachovia merger
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B5
A legal fight is brewing over the surprise $15 billion merger announced Friday morning between Wachovia Corp. and Wells Fargo & Co. that upsets a Citigroup Inc.-Wachovia transaction announced on Monday.
Stocks end lower amid lingering worries
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B5
In the end, congressional approval of the government’s $700 billion financial rescue plan Friday did little to lift the financial markets from their growing dejection over the obstacles still facing the economy. Wall Street ended an intensely volatile week with the Dow Jones industrials falling 157 points and the major indexes all suffering big losses.
Pinkel warns Tigers to be wary of NU
October 4, 2008
Missouri coach Gary Pinkel knows how the mighty have fallen already this season. And as the fourth-ranked Tigers prepare for today’s Big 12 opener at Nebraska, he’s imploring his team to be prepared.
Health department readies for flu season
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B4
Want to avoid the flu? Mark your calendars. The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department announced Friday its schedule for providing flu shots to the community.
Jayhawks survive first week of Self’s Boot Camp
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C5
After crawling out of bed between 5 and 5:30 a.m. for five straight days, Kansas University’s basketball players were looking forward to sleeping in today and Sunday. “I’m very happy to have the weekend off. My body is hurting right now,” KU newcomer Tyrone Appleton said Friday.
Dad writes kids’ book on computers
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B3
Much to his surprise, Craig Feigh found it difficult to find a children’s book about computers.
Stolen blanket leads to burglary suspects
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A5
Police didn’t have to look far to find the stolen possessions of a Louisiana family whose house was burglarized while they were away.
Weather may have been factor in Fossett plane crash
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
Investigators finished up Friday at the scene of Steve Fossett’s plane crash in the wilderness of the Sierra Nevada just as dark clouds rolled in and winds picked up ahead of a storm that threatened to bury any remaining evidence under 2 feet of snow.
AG warns of theft using ID of deceased
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B3
Criminals may be using the identities of dead Kansans to open illegal credit accounts, Attorney General Steve Six’s office said Friday.
Bad headline
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Recently, I sent a letter to this newspaper setting forth an imaginary dialogue among our congressional delegation in which I likened them to a voluntary fire brigade. I was surprised (and disappointed) when the letter was published with the title “Chinese fire drill?”
Economic troubles don’t affect reverse mortgages
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A5
Getting a conventional mortgage is more difficult if you don’t have a high credit rating or an adequate down payment. But credit ratings and down payments are not issues if you are interested in getting a reverse mortgage. Problems that have beset the mortgage market are not affecting reverse mortgages, lenders said.
Thanks to bye week, three Rams turn attention to NU
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C8
So what do St. Louis Rams players do during their bye week? Watch more football, of course.
ECM makes bid for place in history
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D1
This week’s University Forum at Ecumenical Christian Ministries focuses on the ministry’s building itself.
Chinese pandas fed chicken soup for their health
October 4, 2008 in print edition on E6
Everyone needs some chicken soup for the soul - even pandas. The Wuhan Zoo in central China has been feeding its two pandas home-cooked chicken soup twice in a month to reduce stress and give them a nutritional boost, a zoo official said Friday.
Passing the pork
Not even a bill that is portrayed as essential to save the American economy can gain passage without tacking on a little pork.
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
Americans might have more faith in the $700 billion economic bailout, rescue or whatever it should be called, if it were clear that Congress thought it was a good enough bill to pass on its own merits without the usual pork barrel measures tacked on to attract additional votes.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for Oct. 4, 1908: “During the past year the postal receipts at the Lawrence office have increased more than 20 percent. Postmaster Irving Hill says every branch has grown and that this reflects favorably on the community and its prosperous condition.
Pass ‘D’ under gun
Harper’s return should shore up secondary
October 4, 2008
Two games into the 2008 season, it was hard to imagine the Kansas University pass defense playing any better. Following victories over Florida International and Louisiana Tech, the Jayhawks had held FIU to a paltry 73 passing yards, never given up more than 119 passing yards in a game and had yet to yield a touchdown through the air - or ground, for that matter.
Woeful economy hinders endowment
Baker, KU say they can ride out downturn
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A7
University endowment funds are not exempt from the effects of a sagging economy. Endowments at both Kansas University and Baker University reported slowdowns in donor giving and smaller overall available funds. Leaders at both universities said they anticipated being able to weather the downturn and look forward to better economic times.
Biden salutes troops, son heading to Iraq
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
A day after the vice presidential candidates’ debate, Sen. Joe Biden of Delaware took a break from the campaign Friday to bid farewell to a son leaving for military duty in Iraq.
Club news
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D3
The Wednesday Afternoon Duplicate Bridge Club’s game on Sept. 17 was directed by Chris Lane. The North-South winners were Betty Collier and Klee Zaricky, first; Mary Fenlon and Lester Dalton, second; Wanda Durbin and Julia Brooks, third in A; Mona Bell and Chris Lane, second in B; and Margrete Hartman and Barbara Figgins, first in C.
4-H and FCE news
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D3
The Clinton Eagles 4-H club met Sept. 22 at Wakarusa Valley. The meeting was called to order by Kahlyn Heine. Roll call was answered by “What color are your eyes?” Connor Shuck led the club in singing “Take Me Out To the Ballgame.”
Obama, McCain joust over economy as jobs plunge
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A6
Democrat Barack Obama used word of the nation’s worst monthly job loss in over five years Friday to argue the policies of his Republican opponents “are killing jobs in America every single day.” Republican John McCain retorted that Obama’s tax and spending plans won’t solve the problem.
Marching Festival to draw school bands
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B1
The 17th annual Heart of America Marching Festival will bring 14 high school bands to Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium today. Bands from Kansas, Missouri and Nebraska will compete in a preliminary round beginning at 1 p.m., then class championship exhibitions and the finals begin at 6:30 p.m.
Phillies’ Moyer has been effective in postseason play
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C4
After Philadelphia Phillies manager Charlie Manuel reminisced Friday about Gil Hodges’ World Series exploits in the 1950s, Jamie Moyer couldn’t help himself.
Biden, Palin draw huge ratings
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D7
Who’s running for president, anyway? More than 70 million people watched Thursday’s vice presidential debate between Joe Biden and Sarah Palin on television, far more than the audience for the first contest featuring the top of the tickets.
Navy says lost WWII sub found
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Navy has confirmed the wreckage of a sunken vessel found last year off the Aleutians Islands is that of the USS Grunion, which disappeared during World War II.
Bedroom issue
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B7
To the editor: John Rasmussen compares Barack Obama to Abraham Lincoln and Robert Kennedy, using the abortion issue. (Public Forum, Sept. 30). This saddens me. There are so many significant problems facing our country, and his focus is on regulating women’s choices.
KU vs. ISU: Head to head
October 4, 2008
No more Florida International and Sam Houston State. From here on out, Kansas University will be forced to run against defenses with a bit more bite. Angus Quigely will start this week for the second straight game. Quigley leads Kansas in both rushing yards and yards per carry, although coach Mark Mangino said this week fans likely will see plenty of Jocques Crawford and Jake Sharp as well.
On the record
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B2
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office responded to a call about a fatality about 5:20 p.m. Friday in the 300 block of North 450 Road in southwest Lawrence and discovered a 67-year-old man was dead.
Plane deliveries falling during strike
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B8
One month after the start of a Machinists union strike, the Boeing Co. reported a nosedive in deliveries of commercial aircraft but still got 10 planes to customers after the walkout.
Driver pleads not guilty
Castroneves faces tax-evasion charges
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C2
Two-time Indianapolis 500 winner and TV “Dancing With The Stars” champion Helio Castroneves pleaded not guilty Friday to charges that he used offshore accounts to evade U.S. taxes on more than $5 million in income.
Mayor’s skit in blackface concerns NAACP
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B4
Arkansas City Mayor Mell Kuhn’s recent performance in blackface crowned him the winner at a fundraiser for the Court Appointed Special Advocate program.
Blast kills 7 Russian soldiers in S. Ossetia
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
A car exploded Friday, killing seven soldiers outside Russia’s military headquarters in South Ossetia, and Russian authorities charged it was a terrorist bombing meant to wreck the tense cease-fire that ended the war with Georgia.
Boy breaks into zoo, kills animals
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
A 7-year-old boy broke into a popular Outback zoo, fed a string of animals to the resident crocodile and bashed several lizards to death with a rock, the zoo’s director said Friday.
Palin didn’t crash or soar in debate
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
So this is what they mean by the soft bigotry of low expectations. The long drumbeat that led to the vice presidential debate suggested it would be a matchup between an airhead and a gaffe machine.
Veritas notches another blowout
Eagles run for 421 yards in 62-14 rout of St. John’s Military
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C1
Neal Daniels wasn’t so sure he wanted to play eight-man football. “At first I thought I wanted 11-man,” Daniels said, “but as it turned out, I couldn’t ask for anything better.” Daniels, a 6-foot, 185-pound senior, rushed for 147 yards and four TDs as Veritas Christian run-ruled Salina St. John’s Military, 62-14, on Friday night at Veritas Field.
Ex-Husker sentenced
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C2
Former Nebraska football standout Lawrence Phillips was sentenced Friday to 10 years in prison, two years after he was convicted of assault with a deadly weapon. Phillips was convicted in 2006 of seven counts of assault with a deadly weapon.
Officials: Suspected US strikes kill 19
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
Two suspected U.S. missile strikes Friday on villages close to the border with Afghanistan killed at least 19 people, most of them militants, Pakistani intelligence officials said.
Florida’s Donovan signs
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C2
Florida basketball coach Billy Donovan finally signed the six-year contract extension he agreed to in June 2007 after deciding against a jump to the NBA.
Commentary: Coaching legends are getting scarce
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C2
A survey of the college football landscape reveals the presence of only two larger-than-life coaching icons. Fitting that mold are the famously moldy Joe Paterno and Bobby Bowden, a couple of household names starring in college football’s version of the “Bucket List.”
Professor weighs foreign challenges
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B8
A Kansas State University political science professor says that foreign policy issues regarding counterterrorism and Iran will remain a challenge for the next president’s administration.
T tax dilemma
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B7
To the editor: I sympathize with Grant Goodman’s Sept. 27 letter against the transit sales taxes. It is unfortunate this proposed funding for the T is a regressive tax. It’s also unfortunate the City Commission declined to continue the T’s mill-levy funding.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
All of the 1,500 tickets for the local showings of “The Day After,” the post-nuclear blast film made partly in Lawrence, were snapped up after less than two hours of availability.
Around and about
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D5
The Kansas Cosmosphere and Space Center announces area graduates from its Mars Academy this summer in Hutchinson.
Annual EudoraFest scheduled for today
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B4
Eudora will celebrate its German heritage and fall from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. today with the 12th annual EudoraFest.
Tribal secretary gets lenient sentence
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B3
The secretary of an unrecognized American Indian tribe will spend no more time in prison for her role in a nationwide scam to defraud immigrants by telling them membership would make them U.S. citizens.
Police: Landlord spied on 34 female tenants
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A8
A suburban Philadelphia landlord secretly videotaped 34 female tenants over two decades after hiding cameras in their apartments, authorities said Friday.
BYU extends winning streak
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C6
While No. 8 BYU’s string of shutouts is over, the nation’s longest winning streak continues.
EPA won’t limit toxic chemical in water
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
Federal regulators said Friday they don’t plan to try to rid drinking water supplies of a toxic rocket fuel ingredient that’s been found in 35 states.
Big fossil found at Ike-ravaged home
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
A homeowner whose beachfront property in Texas was destroyed during Hurricane Ike has found a football-size fossil tooth in the debris.
Elvis is Alive Museum apparently set to die
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Elvis is Alive Museum will not live, at least not for now.
Haskell to face Lincoln; Baker takes on Graceland
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C3
At Haskell Indian Nations University, Ryan Alden and Quentin Haynes have emerged as a potent 1-2 punch. At Baker University, Mack Brown and Richie Bryant have been producing the big offensive numbers.
Palin questions concession of Mich.
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A6
Sarah Palin questioned Republican presidential candidate John McCain’s decision to abandon efforts to win Michigan, a campaign move she only learned about Friday morning when she read it in the newspapers.
Extension council to conduct election
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B3
The Douglas County Extension Council will have an election from 8 a.m. to 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Douglas County Extension Office, 2110 Harper St., to fill council seats.
Death makes life more precious
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B6
I was in Santa Monica for a day last week, sampling baked figs at the farmers’ market on the Third Street promenade, a sweet sunny day that makes an old Midwesterner like me a little nervous. We fear seduction. Some days in California are so tender and delicious that a person could abandon all commitments and wind up living in blissful stupor in some cult devoted to the worship of the sky.
What’s next? Administration rushes to begin financial rescue
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A2
Signed and sealed, the $700 billion bailout now must be delivered. After 14 days, three votes and billions of dollars in stock market losses to get the massive financial rescue through Congress, the government is rushing to develop a plan for spending the money.
Kansas blanks Tech
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C1
Julie Hanley should’ve considered bringing a book to keep her entertained while hanging out in the goalie box on Friday. Kansas University’s starting goalkeeper certainly didn’t have many shots to read on the field.
The ups and downs of interval training
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D1
The basics of interval training are tough to figure out without doing some math first to figure out one’s maximum heart rate. A general formula for calculating that number is 220 minus age.
Judge’s service yields federal honors
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B1
Even though a U.S. Supreme Court justice had to scrap most of his speech and speak off the cuff, there were still plenty of Deanell Tacha stories to go around Friday evening. The Lawrence resident and 10th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals judge accepted one of the most prestigious awards for a federal judge in front of 250 people at the Dole Institute of Politics, including her friend Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr.
Beloved landmark: Preservation group breathes new life into community icon
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D1
It’s been 129 years since its cornerstone was set. About 90 years since James Naismith, the inventor of basketball, preached from its pulpit. A good 54 years since hymns rang up into the rafters. And though it may never function as a church again, the Vinland Presbyterian Church is still crackling with life.
Rocco’s loitering act is getting old
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D7
Reality television mints a new “personality” every day, perhaps every moment. Why do some of them vanish into the landfill of pop culture while others never leave the premises? How does Omarosa endure? Where have you gone, Darva Conger? Rocco DiSpirito lingers. The “star” of a trainwreck of a reality series back in 2003, Rocco has returned to judge “Top Chef” and now competes on “Dancing with the Stars.”
Dodgers head home hoping for sweep of Cubs
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C4
All the talk of goats, curses and 100 years of World Series futility had the spotlight squarely on the Chicago Cubs in the NL division series.
Area Football Roundup: Tongie tops SFT in 2 OTs
Carlisle’s score decisive; De Soto gets first victory
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C6
A week after being held out due to a blow to his head, Jeremy Carlisle dove head-first back into action for Tonganoxie High at Santa Fe Trail on Friday night.
Writer to give lecture about evolution theory
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B3
Author David Sloan Wilson is scheduled to deliver a lecture Monday on applying Charles Darwin’s Theory of Evolution to everyday life.
Students may have fewer loan options
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A7
Government-backed student loans have provided stability in uncertain economic times for most students, university officials said this week.
Drew’s blast gives Red Sox 2-0 edge
Two-run homer in ninth inning propels Boston past Los Angeles, 7-5
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C4
Boston’s latest postseason victory over the Los Angeles Angels moved the team with baseball’s best record to the verge of elimination.
Army to roll out stability manual
October 4, 2008 in print edition on B2
After 11 months of development, the Army is preparing to release its new manual for how it will conduct stability operations overseas.
3 Kansans in House vote against bailout
Moore only lawmaker to OK measure
October 4, 2008 in print edition on A7
Lawrence’s House representatives were split on the issue again. U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka, whose district includes west Lawrence, voted against the bailout proposal that failed Monday and against the one that was approved Friday by the full House. U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Lenexa, whose district includes east Lawrence, voted for both proposals.
Rays go two games up on White Sox
October 4, 2008 in print edition on C4
Young, resilient and a victory away from the American League championship series. The Rays are breezing through the playoffs, much as they did during the regular season.
People in the news
October 4, 2008 in print edition on D7
¢ Natalie Cole released from hospital, at home ¢ Lucas in ‘think mode’ about Indy sequel