Archive for Tuesday, October 21, 2008

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"Recipes For Success" study session
Have you decided whom you will vote for in the presidential election?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Gladys Shaw, 88, a resident at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community, left, shows manager Debbie Walker a photograph of her husband, Milbry Shaw, at Shaw's apartment Thursday. Shaw was diagnosed with breast cancer and had a mastectomy at the age of 37 - 51 years ago. At the time there was not a lot of awareness and support for those with breast cancer. Shaw said her husband Milbry, now deceased, was her key support. Breast cancer survivor recalls secrecy, difficulties surrounding disease in 1950s
October 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
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.
10:00 a.m.
Republican presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., greets supporters as he arrives at a rally at Heartland High School and Academy in Belton, Mo. McCain made a swing across the battleground state of Missouri on Monday. McCain cheered at Missouri rally
October 20, 2008 in print edition on 3A
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.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Kansas House candidate Tom Sloan chats about upcoming election
October 21, 2008
Republican Tom Sloan chats about his race for the 45th Kansas House district. Sloan, an incumbent, faces Democrat John Wilson.
12:00 p.m.
Online chat
State Sen. Roger Pine to chat
October 21, 2008
State Sen. Roger Pine, Republican incumbent running for re-election, will chat online at noon, Oct. 21.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Kansas House candidate Tony Brown to chat
October 21, 2008
Tony Brown is running for election to the 10th Kansas House district. The seat, currently held by Tom Holland, includes southern Lawrence, southeast Doulgas County and much of northern Franklin County.
3:00 p.m.
A new left-turn signal for traffic on Louisiana Street, turning east onto 19th Street displays a flashing yellow and then solid yellow for left turns. Signals like this are the first in Lawrence and are supposed to be easier for motorists to understand. New street signals turn toward safety
October 21, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The days of glancing at a green ball and deciding when or if to turn across traffic soon could be coming to an end in Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Passengers board the T headed to the Prairie Park neighborhood at the bus stop at 9th and New Hampshire St. on Oct. 16, 2008. Lawrence has talked about signing a letter of intent with KU regarding the organization's two bus systems. The merger could bring better coordination of routes and use of the two bus systems. How might the bus system change if sales tax proposals are approved?
October 21, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Voters will be going to the polls on Nov. 4 to decide two sales tax questions that would provide 10 years worth of funding to the city’s public transit system.

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Making the cut
Lawmakers will have to decide how far they should go to encourage expanded gambling in Kansas.
October 21, 2008 in print edition on A7
Both local and state lawmakers still may face questions about exactly how eager they are to have state-owned casinos and more slot machines in Kansas.