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12:00 a.m.
Pumpkins large and small catch the attention of Savannah Nelson, 11 months old, as she wanders through a field of the gourds Saturday at Lawrence Landscape, 1185 N. 1250 Road. Lawrence Landscape was one of many area farms that were host to the Kaw Valley Farm Tour on Saturday. Farm tours enchant all age groups
October 5, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Saturday was a beautiful fall day. The sun was shining, breeze blowing, leaves changing colors, and the pumpkins - well, they were flying. Actually, they were being chucked into a pond at Lawrence Landscape, one of the 15 farm stops for people on the fourth annual Kaw Valley Farm Tour, which continues today. “It’s hilarious,” said Pamela Brown, of Topeka.
6:00 a.m.
SuperTarget employees Gabriel Ortiz, left, and Missy Stirling put together a Christmas display in the store at 3201 Iowa. Retailers are putting Christmas items on display earlier than usual in an effort to expand the holiday shopping season into October and increase sales. Calendar says October; store displays say it’s Christmas
October 6, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Crisp, dry autumn leaves have yet to fall in Lawrence, but holiday shopping is already under way. Shoppers nationwide have started to purchase gifts for family and friends. Some began months ago. And they have a good reason: It will be a bumpy shopping season. The National Retail Federation, a retail trade association, reported last month that the 2008 holiday shopping season would present challenges for shoppers and stores.
10:00 a.m.
Heavy smoke billows out of the former A.B Coker Co building, 1927 Moodie Road, about 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. Lawrence firefighters poured water on the building, which was to be the home for an off-site brewing and packaging facility for downtown's Free State Brewery. Heavy water and smoke damage occurred. Firefighters extinguish two-alarm blaze at new Free State Brewery facility in east Lawrence
7:04 a.m., October 5, 2008 Updated 4:13 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Days away from the launch of a major expansion project, Free State Brewing Co. sustained damage to its East Lawrence brewing and bottling facility early Sunday. “When I pulled around the corner at 6:30 in the morning before daylight, I just had the sense this is a really bad dream,” Free State owner Chuck Magerl said Sunday afternoon from the scene.
11:39 a.m.
Heavy smoke billows out of the former A.B Coker Co building, 1927 Moodie Road, about 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. Lawrence firefighters poured water on the building, which was to be the home for an off-site brewing and packaging facility for downtown's Free State Brewery. Heavy water and smoke damage occurred. Free State Brewing Co. fire ruled accidental
10:55 a.m., October 6, 2008 Updated 6:10 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Investigators have classified Sunday’s fire at Free State Brewing Co.’s eastern Lawrence facility as accidental due to an electrical malfunction.

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Informed votes
Before you head to the polls this year, take time to get informed about the candidates and issues on the ballot.
October 6, 2008 in print edition on A7
Both the Kansas secretary of state and the Douglas County clerk are predicting a record turnout for the Nov. 4 election. That’s great news, but it’s only part of the equation.
Los Angeles stays alive vs. Boston
October 6, 2008 in print edition on B5
Francisco Rodriguez’s biggest save of a record-breaking season came in a tie game.
Sorry shutout
Edwards: ‘I didn’t see that coming’
October 6, 2008 in print edition on B1
Herm Edwards came up to John Fox an hour before kickoff and gave him a hearty bear hug. The former college teammates then exchanged stories and laughs.
Danks delivers for ChiSox in 5-3 victory over Rays
October 6, 2008 in print edition on B5
Thanks to John Danks and the White Sox, Chicago still has one team standing.