Archive for Thursday, October 23, 2008

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Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
8 Wonders of Kansas Art
Podcasts
Polls
Have you attended a high school music program this school year?

Poll results

Response Percent
No.
 
82%
Yes.
 
17%
Total 288
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University's student newspaper is letting students vote on alternatives to a vulgar chant currently yelled at KU football games. Students will be asked to vote online today for either "Go : Jayhawks!" or "Kayyyyyyyy (kick) Youuuuuuuu!" KU chant options narrowed to two
October 23, 2008 in print edition on 1A
And then there were two. Kansas University’s student newspaper has winnowed its options for a new football kickoff chant. Voting on a new chant to replace the vulgar “Rip his (expletive) head off” concluded Wednesday on kansan.com.
10:00 a.m.
Kimmy LeFevre, of Boulder, Colo., dances to the music of Head for the Hills on June 5 at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival at Clinton Lake. The popular festival may move from the lake to the Circle S Ranch in Jefferson County. Wakarusa Festival may get clearance to move from Clinton Lake to Jefferson County ranch
11:48 a.m., October 22, 2008 Updated 2:50 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Wakarusa Music Festival is working to leave its home at Clinton State Park and relocate to Jefferson County.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Congressional candidate Moore chats about issues in Kansas' third district
October 23, 2008
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, a Democrat, chats about his run for re-election in Kansas' 3rd U.S. House District. He faces a challenge from Republican Nick Jordan.
1:08 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman to chat
October 23, 2008
Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman, a 2nd district Democrat, will take questions from readers.
2:08 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Ken Grotewiel to chat
October 23, 2008
Douglas County Commission candidate Ken Grotewiel, a 3rd district Democrat, will take questions from readers.
3:18 p.m.
The Garden of Eden is in Lucas, about 200 miles west of Lawrence. 8 Wonders of Kansas Art include state Capitol, grassroots arts mecca
October 23, 2008
From the west to the weird, the winners of the 8 Wonders of Kansas Art were announced Thursday by the Kansas Sampler Foundation.
10:00 p.m.
Douglas County Fire and Medical personnel, with help from the Kansas Highway Patrol, work to extricate an injured person from a vehicle involved in a two-vehicle accident along Kansas Highway 10 between Kasold and Wakarusa drives on Thursday afternoon. One person was pronounced dead at the scene and two people were transported to area hospitals. One person killed, two people injured in serious K10 accident
1:45 p.m., October 23, 2008 Updated 11:53 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Emergency responders are tending to a serious injury accident on Kansas Highway 10 between Kasold and Wakarusa drives.

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