Archive for Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Also from October 22

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Oread Inn flooded LHS volleyball vs. Olathe East
Have you attended a high school sports event this school year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 459

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Jacob Lehrman, 7, plays on a mulch pile while his mother, Amber Lehrman, of Lawrence, volunteers at a community garden Sunday at the Faith Church of the Nazarene, 1020 Kasold Drive. The church is building the garden with the help of the Lawrence Sustainability Network and community volunteers. The recent economic crisis has provided extra incentive to reduce, reuse and recycle. Economic crisis stimulates greener, cheaper way of life
October 22, 2008 in print edition on 6A
Earth Day celebrations can inspire people to make changes for themselves and the world around them. Maybe it’s the budding spring flowers, green grass and warmer weather on April 22 that encourage good deeds on behalf of Mother Earth. But when the parades, the banners and the overload of positive messages about caring for the environment are history, people’s enthusiasm can wane.
10:00 a.m.
Macie Reeb, a fourth-grader at Langston Hughes School, colors the symbols for the Democratic and Republican parties. Macie and her classmates were learning all about political parties on Tuesday. Students learn political lessons through Kids Voting
October 21, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Nickelodeon or Cartoon Network? Reading or math? Big Jay or Baby Jay?
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
38th House District candidate Stephanie Kelton to chat
October 22, 2008
Stephanie Kelton, a Democrat running to represent the 38th District in the Kansas House, will chat about the upcoming general election.
3:00 p.m.
A KU on Wheels Bus departs a campus bus stop in front of the Kansas Union on Oct. 15. City commissioners have unanimously agreed to approve a letter of intent that sets a goal of coordinating, consolidating or merging the city and university bus systems by July. City OKs letter of intent to work with KU
October 22, 2008 in print edition on 3A
City commissioners are fine with a new agreement that could allow the city and Kansas University to stop short of a full-fledged merger of their bus systems. Commissioners at their weekly meeting unanimously agreed to approve a letter of intent that sets a goal of coordinating, consolidating or merging the city and university bus systems by July.
6:00 p.m.
Casey Stewart, job superintendent at the Oread Inn building project, works his way through water in the lower level of the building at 12th and Oread on Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2008. Vandals opened a fire hydrant at 12th and Oread sometime overnight, causing the water damage. Police find flooding at Oread Inn site both Wednesday and Thursday morning
10:34 a.m., October 22, 2008 Updated 4:26 a.m. in print edition on 3A
Construction workers are pumping water out of the site for the Oread Inn Wednesday morning after someone damaged the site overnight, according to the Lawrence Police Department.

All stories

Former President Bush to speak at Lied Center on Nov. 16
Dole Insitute to award Bush its 2008 leadership prize
03:00 p.m., October 22, 2008 Updated 06:14 p.m. in print edition on A1
Former President George H.W. Bush is scheduled to make a public appearance in Lawrence on Nov. 16 at the Lied Center.
Emergency crews respond to injury accident on K-10
Just one of many accidents in county
01:27 p.m., October 22, 2008 Updated 05:06 p.m. in print edition on A5
City and county emergency crews have responded to several accidents across the county.
Wakarusa Festival may get clearance to move from Clinton Lake to Jefferson County ranch
Decision rests with officials; neighbors ask whether land can handle it
11:48 a.m., October 22, 2008 Updated 02:50 p.m. in print edition on A1
The Wakarusa Music Festival is working to leave its home at Clinton State Park and relocate to Jefferson County.
Aces linked since high school
Hamels, Kazmir take mound for Phillies, Rays
October 22, 2008 in print edition on B7
Even as teenagers, Scott Kazmir and Cole Hamels were linked by their left arms.
Last lawsuit?
The legal wrangling over the South Lawrence Trafficway continues.
October 22, 2008 in print edition on A10
It certainly is no surprise that opponents plan to file a lawsuit to block construction of the South Lawrence Trafficway on a 32nd Street route.