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Artistry on a roll KU soccer vs. Francis Marion Senior Pictures
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Polls
What do you think should be the new kickoff chant?

Poll results

Response Percent
These all make me want to rip my head off.
 
55%
“Rock Chalk Jayhawk KU!”
 
13%
“Go … Jayhawks!”
 
13%
“Right Between the Eyes!”
 
6%
“Rock Chalk Jayhawk!”
 
6%
“Make ‘Em Weep!”
 
4%
Total 1190
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Luther Fuller, 8, and his mother, Brendy Latare, walk Saturday through downtown Lawrence in the White Cane Walk. The Douglas County Area Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind conducted the walk after White Cane Safety Day on Wednesday. White Cane Walk makes visible the daily challenges of blindness
October 19, 2008 in print edition on 1B
About 30 people tied yellow scarves around their arms and strolled down Massachusetts Street in an effort Saturday to educate the community about blindness. “We are demonstrating with our canes and our dogs, the independence and freedom that we have,” said Jim Canaday, vice president of the Douglas County Area Chapter of the National Federation of the Blind. “We are out among the people, the public. We give them a chance to see us.”
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University senior David Hammer, 22, of Leawood, will graduate in December with a degree in business management. Hammer is thankful he is going directly into graduate school so he will avoid a difficult, immediate job search. Most graduates expect greater degree of difficulty finding a job
October 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When it comes to the current job market, “cautious” seems to be the buzz word. Employers are expected to be frugal with new hires, and college seniors graduating in December are reticent to start the job hunt. “The outlook is definitely worse,” said David Byrd-Stadler, employer relations coordinator for Kansas University’s School of Business, of the current job market. “It’s not doom and gloom, but you’re also not going to fall into a job,” he said.
10:00 a.m.
Bridget Bowan, left, and Laura Lutz, both of Topeka, talk with fair-goers about compact florescent light bulbs Sunday, Oct. 19, 2008 at the Energy Conservation Fair at Free State High School. Energy fair, tour offer ideas to maximize homes’ efficiency
October 20, 2008 in print edition on 3A
When those first high heating bills arrive this winter, Russ Rudy knows some places homeowners can point fingers. Try the sliding glass door. “It’s essentially 72 square feet of very little R value,” Rudy said, referring to the window’s thermal resistance. “The fact is most of us don’t really use the full 72 feet to see the view anyway, so it’s a huge energy waster that in my view doesn’t give us enough aesthetic value to justify the heat loss.”
2:00 p.m.
How smart is your pet?
October 20, 2008
Don’t question Plato’s intelligence, and not just because he was a philosopher and mathematician. The furry, slobbering version of Plato isn’t stupid, either. That’s the name Alex Reith and McKenzie Waters chose when they brought home their chocolate laborador puppy. Reith is a philosophy student at Kansas University, so the couple grabbed one of his textbooks to find a name for their new dog.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
U.S. Senate candidate Jim Slattery chats about November election
October 20, 2008
Jim Slattery chats about his race for the U.S. Senate seat. Slattery, a former U.S. Representative and a Democrat is trying to unseat Republican Pat Roberts. Please note this chat is now scheduled for 2 p.m.
6:00 p.m.
Two helicopters meet in the air above K-10 highway west of Eudora Monday morning after a two-car accident shut down K-10 to traffic in both directions. Three helicopters transported the injured from the accident scene to area hospitals. One woman killed, three people injured in K-10 accident
8:48 a.m., October 20, 2008 Updated 10:44 a.m. in print edition on 3A
A 51-year-old Eudora woman has died from injuries she received in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on Kansas Highway 10.

All stories

Pumpkin sales soar as Halloween nears
October 20, 2008
Halloween is less than two weeks away - and it’s prime pumpkin picking time. Some local kindergartners got out to the patch on Monday to get their very own pumpkin.
KidCast: Cameron Morman
October 20, 2008
The record high for October 20 is 90 in 2003. The record low is 24 in 1960.
Tyshawn Taylor knows the tradition #15 holds
October 20, 2008
It’s a number that will always be connected with Mario Chalmers’ miracle shot in the National Championship. But this season the torch and the number 15 will be passed to freshman Tyshawn Taylor.
Monday, October 20 weather at 10 p.m.
October 20, 2008
The forecast for Tuesday, October 21 calls for a high of 59 with a low around 44.
Kansas 1 of 13 states on board in beef lawsuit
October 20, 2008
Kansas is 1 of 13 states on board in a lawsuit filed on Monday aimed at preventing the world’s largest beef producer from buying the nation’s 4th largest beef operation.
KU women’s basketball team ready to turn the corner
October 20, 2008
This year, the Kansas women’s basketball team return four starters and 11 letterwinners off last year’s squad who finished with a 17-16 record. However, for head coach Bonnie Henrickson, the 2008-09 season will feature a sense of urgency for the KU program.
Group plans lawsuit against government to stop SLT
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
A group of Haskell Indian Nations University students and others are planning a Friday press conference to announce a lawsuit to stop the expansion of the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Student newspaper offers options to obscene chant at KU football games
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
The leadership of Kansas University’s student newspaper and other KU and athletic department officials are hoping more students begin thinking like Logan Chamberlin.
McCain cheered at Missouri rally
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
Saying he relished the underdog role, Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain told supporters in suburban Kansas City he could make better decisions than his opponent during tough economic times.
KU law student remembered
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
Kansas University leaders expressed condolences on Monday for the family of Andrew Mullin, a second-year law student who died Friday at his home in Lawrence.
LMH offers classes for cancer patients
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A5
The American Cancer Society and Lawrence Memorial Hospital are offering a series of educational classes for people with cancer and their families and friends.
Catholic archbishop’s talk to center on social justice issues and the election
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A4
Catholic Archbishop Joseph Naumann is scheduled to speak at the Dole Institute of Politics at 7 p.m. Tuesday.
Medical Center vice chancellor leaving KU
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A5
David Adkins, vice chancellor for external affairs for the Kansas University Medical Center, will be leaving the university.
Douglas County shorted at least $340,000 in gas tax reimbursements by state
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
Douglas County has been shorted $340,000, and possibly much more, because of an error in calculation of state gasoline tax reimbursements to counties.
County OKs changes in septic tank regulations
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A5
Douglas County Commissioners Monday morning unanimously supported changes to the county’s sanitary code.
Deadline for voter registration is today
October 20, 2008
Monday is it for the procrastinators in Kansas.
City hopes regulation change would encourage quicker trash cleanup
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A4
City leaders are increasingly having less patience with trash in yards, which means residents may soon have less time to pick it up.
Health group receives $132,000 grant to educate youth about tobacco
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B12
The Douglas County Community Health Improvement Project received a $132,000 grant to assist in educating the public on the effects of tobacco use and secondhand smoke.
KU-KSU will be televised on FSN with 11:30 a.m. start time
October 20, 2008
The Kansas-Kansas State football game in Lawrence on Nov. 1 will be televised on FSN and will start at 11:30 a.m., the Big 12 announced Monday.
Breast cancer survivor recalls secrecy, difficulties surrounding disease in 1950s
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
When Gladys Shaw felt a lump on her right breast 51 years ago, there were no pink ribbons. There were no breast cancer support groups. And October wasn’t Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
One woman killed, three people injured in K-10 accident
08:48 a.m., October 20, 2008 Updated 10:44 a.m. in print edition on A3
A 51-year-old Eudora woman has died from injuries she received in a two-vehicle accident Monday morning on Kansas Highway 10.
Future fab (it’s not rocket science)
October 20, 2008
Futuristic fashion: patent leather pumps, angular skirts, metallic leggings. Sneak peeks of tomorrow’s glamour turn up via fresh, modern materials, unique asymmetric patterns and endless textile variations. So how does a wheat-state inhabitant flaunt futuristic garb without looking like a space cowboy?
Secondhand shops see uptick in trade
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
Americans who are strapped for cash are getting creative with ways to solve their money problems. Some people take on extra jobs, while others are giving up their goods to make quick cash. It’s a good time to own a pawn shop. Hard times tend to be good times for pawn brokers.
Lifetime comedy misses the mark, hits bad note
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A9
With the sitcom vanishing from the network scene, basic cable has picked up the slack. The results range from the inoffensive and amusing (“My Boys”) to the dreadful (“The Bill Engvall Show”) and unwatchable (“Tyler Perry’s House of Payne”).
Most graduates expect greater degree of difficulty finding a job
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
When it comes to the current job market, “cautious” seems to be the buzz word. Employers are expected to be frugal with new hires, and college seniors graduating in December are reticent to start the job hunt. “The outlook is definitely worse,” said David Byrd-Stadler, employer relations coordinator for Kansas University’s School of Business, of the current job market. “It’s not doom and gloom, but you’re also not going to fall into a job,” he said.
No rest for weary Kansas
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
It wasn’t that the Kansas University football team didn’t expect the offensive blitzkrieg it got from fourth-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday in Norman. It was just that, against one of the country’s top programs, the Jayhawks’ lack of defensive depth - especially in the secondary - proved too much to overcome.
NFL Roundup: Romo-less, Dallas routed
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B4
Even on the road, the chorus of “Romo!, Romo!” from Dallas Cowboys’ fans was easily audible at the start of the second half.
Iraqi bloc demands pullout deadline
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A6
Key members of the Iraqi parliament’s largest political bloc have called for all American troops to leave this country in 2011 as a condition for allowing the U.S. military to stay here beyond year’s end, officials said Sunday.
Oil price drop will hit Venezuela hard
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
The world financial meltdown of 2008 is sparing no ideologies: It has crushed the Bush administration’s brand of go-go capitalism and it will put a damper on Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez’s oil-based leftist populism.
Lawrence schools tackle Earth-friendly fundraisers
October 20, 2008
Gone are the days of cookie dough and wrapping paper. Some Lawrence schools are choosing healthy or Earth-friendly ways to raise money.
Keeping it real for the kids
How to explain tightening the belt in tough times
October 20, 2008
Everybody’s talking about money these days: House prices are going down; grocery bills are all going up - and uncertainty over when things will take a turn for the better is making everyone tighten their belts.
How smart is your pet?
October 20, 2008
Don’t question Plato’s intelligence, and not just because he was a philosopher and mathematician. The furry, slobbering version of Plato isn’t stupid, either. That’s the name Alex Reith and McKenzie Waters chose when they brought home their chocolate laborador puppy. Reith is a philosophy student at Kansas University, so the couple grabbed one of his textbooks to find a name for their new dog.
Rays reach World Series with 3-1 victory over Sox
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B5
Down to their last chance, the Tampa Bay Rays left no doubt they were World Series-worthy, after all.
Fight aging with Food
October 20, 2008
There might not be a fountain of youth, but there might be a pantry of youth. People who stock up on the right foods can turn back the clock, according to Karen Ansel, a dietitian and author of “The Anti-Aging Diet” story in last month’s Family Circle. Ditch red meat, full-fat dairy, soft drinks, cookies, cakes, white flour and fried and packaged foods, she advises. Add these to your diet instead:
Something new to try: Miniature Cheese Tarts
October 20, 2008
What could be more tempting to party guests - especially those who checked calorie counters at the door - than a warm, comforting cheese appetizer that pops right into the mouth? Several of them.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
From the Lawrence Daily World for Oct. 20, 1908: “S.S. Weatherby of Lawrence was one of the lucky winners in the big government drawing today.
Kansas soccer records rout
McCabe’s hat trick sparks KU to 7-0 victory over Francis Marion
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
Francis Marion University’s soccer team brought a flimsy, plastic butter knife to a proverbial gun fight Sunday afternoon at Jayhawk Soccer Complex. Kansas University, meanwhile, toted an artillery of ballistic missiles, rendering the Patriots’ meager tools helpless to KU’s talented offensive arsenal.
Investigator to talk with Palins this week
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin and her husband will meet this week with an investigator determining whether she violated state ethics law when firing her public safety director.
Recruit had blast at Late Night
California guard Snaer down to 5 schools
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
Michael Snaer figures he picked the best possible weekend to make an official recruiting trip to Kansas University. That is, the start of college basketball season. “Oh, man … Late Night (in the Phog) was something else. It was totally different from anything I’ve seen before. It was all new to me. I took it all in,” Snaer, Rivals.com’s No. 11-rated prospect nationally, said Sunday upon returning to his hometown of Moreno Valley, Calif.
Field work doesn’t have to wait for financing
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
The first signs of construction of new athletic fields at the city’s two public high schools were apparent Friday, even as Lawrence school district administrators are still determining funding for the projects. It’s not unusual for construction projects to move forward without accounting for every dollar, said David Arteberry, of the district’s financial adviser, George K. Baum & Co. in Kansas City, Mo.
Peak performance tips
October 20, 2008
Sports-psychiatrist author Michael Lardon believes that great athletes “capture the essence of the human spirit and showcase human potential.” His new book, “Finding Your Zone: Ten Core Lessons for Achieving Peak Performance in Sports and Life,” proposes that champions can be studied as examples for the rest of us, whether we seek guidance in sport, business or everyday life.
Got a leaky faucet? Put an end to the drip
October 20, 2008
If your double-handled bathroom faucet is dripping, grab an adjustable wrench, a Phillips screwdriver and a flat-head screw driver. Then head down under - under your sink, that is.
School seeks help maintaining courtyard
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A4
Kennedy School seeks volunteers to adopt its courtyard garden. Volunteers would weed, trim, water and maintain plants in the school’s garden.
Save, then change
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
To the editor: In response to Scott Henderson’s letter “T needs change” I would like to let the readers know that the group supporting the “yes” vote on Questions 2 and 3 agree. I have attended several of the meetings and spoken to a number of people involved, and all agree that the system needs to be improved.
Exercise buddies provide key motivation
October 20, 2008
Rick Sells, owner of Lawrence Athletic Club, sums up the reason to find an exercise buddy this way: “You don’t want your friend to know you’re a slacker.”
T needed
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
To the editor: When I started working at Independence Inc. 16 years ago, our staff and consumers had already been advocating for many years, trying to get the city to fund public transportation. As the years went by, the demand for transportation got so great that consumers had to call at least a week in advance to reserve a spot on the Independence Inc. buses.
Gary Bedore’s KU basketball notebook
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B3
ESPN.com recruiting coordinator Joel Francisco says the Jayhawks have picked up a stellar point guard in Elijah Johnson, who orally committed to Kansas University on Saturday night.
Kindest cut: Local butcher committed to ethical food preparation
October 20, 2008
Watching Gus Wessling, 22, carve a full shoulder of meat at the Community Mercantile is like observing an artist at work. The large razor-edged knife is swift and sure in his hands. He trims the fat, cuts deftly around bone, removes smaller chunks and sets them aside for later mincing. Nothing is wasted.
Parents press states for autism insurance laws
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A10
In Washington state, Reza and Arzu Forough pay more than $1,000 a week for behavior therapy for their 12-year-old autistic son.
Artistry on a Roll
October 20, 2008
Remember wallpaper? For many of us, the word evokes prim florals or a parade of dancing vegetables across the kitchen wall. But today’s papers are worlds removed - sophisticated sheets of art that may banish any memories of bad taste.
Working from home, keeping your sanity
Getting things done often means leaving your ‘work place’
October 20, 2008
Stay-at-home workers have a simple way to stay sane while working at home: Don’t do all the work at home.
Free HIV testing offered at clinic
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A5
The Douglas County AIDS Project will offer a free walk-in HIV testing clinic from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Oct. 31. The clinic is in the United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court, Suite 101.
Voter registration deadline is today
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
Today is the last chance eligible Kansas voters have to register to vote in the Nov. 4 general election.
Thieves steal from Sarkozy’s bank account
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
The French Cabinet’s spokesman says “swindlers” have broken into the personal bank account of President Nicolas Sarkozy.
Motherhood is a steal - if it’s what you really want
October 20, 2008
“I never really sleep anymore.” “I barely remember my own name.” “I haven’t been alone in two years.” The reports from friends on the parenting front conveyed images of torture. And the thing is, the way these friends looked pretty much backed up their stories.
Horoscopes
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A9
You want to get past problems quickly this year. You will have a tendency to spend too much in order to make your perspective and value felt or take hold. If you are single, you will meet people in your day-to-day travels or through your work. 2009 opens up new doors.
Pumpkin batch: Seasonal ales spice up fall
October 20, 2008
A little bit of nutmeg, a dash of cinnamon, a pinch of ginger, a bit of cloves and a healthy helping of pumpkin. As soon as the top comes off, the aromas hit you - you’re about to sample one of the flavors of the season: pumpkin beer.
Senior Services offers Medicare reviews
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A5
Douglas County Senior Services will have an information session about Medicare, the government’s health insurance program for people 65 years and older.
Can’t spare a dime? Then give your time
October 20, 2008
Wallace May might not be in a financial position to donate large sums of money to charity, but he donates what he does have: time. May, 79, has volunteered at Lawrence Memorial Hospital for nearly a decade.
Candidates to chat online this week
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
Eleven candidates running for office in the Nov. 4 general election will chat with LJWorld.com readers this week.
Powell endorsement and record donations give boost to Obama
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
Democrat Barack Obama saw his campaign bolstered on two fronts Sunday - a key endorsement from a nationally known Republican and the announcement of a record month for fundraising - as forces seemed to be aligning in his favor for the final two weeks of the presidential campaign.
Johnson Co. vote to affect KU interests
Sales tax increase would fast-track improvements for Edwards Campus, Cancer Center
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
Johnson County voters on Nov. 4 will make a sales tax decision that could have a long-ranging impact on Kansas University institutions there. If voters pass the tax, both KU’s Edwards Campus and Cancer Center would stand to receive new buildings and programs. If the tax were to fail, KU officials said they will continue down current paths, leaving any improvements to more traditional funding mechanisms.
Kid reads ‘Frindle’
October 20, 2008
In this story by Andrew Clements, there are four main characters - Nick, Mrs. Granger, Nick’s mom and Nick’s dad.
Adopted Iraqi puppy headed to US
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
Ratchet the Iraqi puppy finally had his day.
Max Payne’ outpolls ‘W’
October 20, 2008
Movie-goers elected a “W,” but it was Mark Wahlberg, above, not George W. Bush. Wahlberg’s action flick “Max Payne” debuted with $18 million to outdo Oliver Stone’s film biography of George W. Bush, according to studio estimates Sunday.
High grocery prices will stick around
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A1
Worries over a global recession have pushed the price of oil to its lowest in more than a year. Don’t expect the same for a bottle of beer, a tube of toothpaste, or a box of cereal. You can blame “sticky” prices.
Abducted 6-year-old returned to his father
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
A 6-year-old boy abducted from his home at gunpoint was safe in his father’s custody Sunday as police tried to untangle any ties the youngster’s family had to the Mexican drug dealers suspected of taking him.
Key advisers
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
To the editor: This is about critics and other naysayers who frequently allude to the “thin resumes” of Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Barack Obama of Illinois and Gov. Sarah Palin of Alaska.
Energy fair, tour offer ideas to maximize homes’ efficiency
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
When those first high heating bills arrive this winter, Russ Rudy knows some places homeowners can point fingers. Try the sliding glass door. “It’s essentially 72 square feet of very little R value,” Rudy said, referring to the window’s thermal resistance. “The fact is most of us don’t really use the full 72 feet to see the view anyway, so it’s a huge energy waster that in my view doesn’t give us enough aesthetic value to justify the heat loss.”
Socialist move
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
To the editor: The Bush administration plans to spend an initial $250 billion of the $700 billion bailout buying stock in private banks.
Titanic blowout: Hapless Chiefs get run over
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B1
The Tennessee Titans haven’t been this good, and the Kansas City Chiefs haven’t been this bad in 31 years.
Name that child!
October 20, 2008
Track, Bristol, Willow, Piper, Trig. The names of vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin’s children are wonderfully unique to some and plain weird to others. But they aren’t the only out-of-the-ordinary monikers given to children. Can you identify the celebrity parents of these babies?
Chiefs acknowledge investigation
RB Johnson allegedly involved in altercation during Kansas City’s bye week
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B2
Chiefs president Carl Peterson said Sunday night the team was aware of an investigation into running back Larry Johnson’s alleged involvement in an altercation with a woman during the team’s bye week.
Questionable cuts
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
To the editor: I wish to offer some feedback regarding Thursday’s Journal-World article, “Jenkins cut list would affect Kansans.” For perspective, I have worked as a consultant to government programs for 23 years.
Tricked out: Lawrence parents, retailers talk about costume trends
October 20, 2008
Emily Markoulatos was thrilled when she found out her daughters wanted to dress up as a squirrel and an acorn for Halloween. It solved what can be the hardest part in making children’s costumes - figuring out what they want to be.
Farrakhan announces ‘a new beginning’
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
Nation of Islam Minister Louis Farrakhan stressed unity among religions, while still preaching a message of black empowerment, at a rare public event Sunday deemed “a new beginning” for the Chicago-based movement.
Johnson dominates Martinsville
Two-time defending Sprint Cup champ chasing history
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B2
Jimmie Johnson is on a roll again, and whether he’s willing to admit it or not, while everyone else in NASCAR is chasing him, he’s chasing history.
How to find a lost pet
October 20, 2008
Tips for finding a lost pet.
Land interests
Protecting our best agricultural land is a reasonable consideration when evaluating potential industrial developments.
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A7
As Will Rogers pointed out, there is only so much land. That’s why the way land is used can sometimes become a matter of community debate. It’s also why community interests sometimes must be balanced against an owner’s right to do what he or she wants with a piece of property.
Lawrence Public Schools Elementary Lunch Menu
October 20, 2008
Pump up your IQ: Barbells for the brain
October 20, 2008
You’re lifting those barbells for strong muscles. You’re walking around the block or running marathons or doing 1,000 jumping jacks every day for a stronger heart.
Picture perfect: High school seniors look for just the right style in portraits
October 20, 2008
Gone are the days when high school senior photos looked, well, all the same. Today, the portraits students pass out to family and friends reflect the individual’s flair and personality. Digital photography is to thank for the drastic change from a few formal shots in a studio to the hundreds taken across town and largely outdoors, resembling more of a modeling shoot.
Israel considering Saudi peace plan
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A2
Israeli leaders are seriously considering a dormant Saudi plan offering a comprehensive peace between Israel and the Arab world in exchange for lands captured during the 1967 war, Defense Minister Ehud Barak said Sunday.
Mortgage firm arranged for stealth campaign
October 20, 2008 in print edition on B10
Freddie Mac secretly paid a Republican consulting firm $2 million to kill legislation that would have regulated and trimmed the mortgage finance giant and its sister company, Fannie Mae, three years before the government took control to prevent their collapse.
Pump patrol
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.52 at several stations.
On the record
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A4
Lawrence Police on Saturday arrested a 20-year-old Lawrence man after a foot chase, Sgt. Mark Warren said Sunday.
Audiences turning beyond TV to catch Palin impersonations
October 20, 2008 in print edition on A9
More people are checking out Tina Fey’s Sarah Palin impersonations Saturday night later than Saturday night live. Fey’s dead-on take of the Republican vice presidential candidate is not just the pop-culture event of the campaign season. It is a landmark in how people watch television, a peek into the future of a new media world.
Horoscope
October 20, 2008
Your gratitude paves the way for a year of many blessings. The next 10 weeks see you extremely motivated and fantastically lucky. Wherever possible, apply your energy to a single purpose.
People in the news
October 20, 2008
Ā¢ Madonna’s publicist: No settlement finalizedĀ¢ Liza Minnelli plans return to Broadway for 2-week show