Archive for Tuesday, October 28, 2008

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What changes to your driving habits would you be most likely to change to make traveling our roads safer?

Poll results

Response Percent
Being more patient with the other drivers.
Stop using my cell phone while driving.
None of the above.
Paying more attention to traffic.
Driving the speed limit.
Consistently observing the rules of the road.
Not talking with passengers in my car.
Total 320

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Bill Peak, of Tonganoxie, and his wife, Kathy, have visited presidential estates around the country, and have dedicated a room in their home to political memorabilia. Political memorabilia: That’s the ticket
October 27, 2008 in print edition on 3A
When Bill and Kathy Peak were married 14 years ago, they, as any couple, planned out their honeymoon. The Bahamas? Nah. Europe? No way. Try the former homes of dead presidents. In their 14 years together, the Peaks have planned vacations geared toward visiting such destinations. Of 38 deceased presidents, the Peaks have visited the homes of 31 of them, including their gravesites.
6:00 a.m.
Emergency responders inspect the scene of a two-car accident that killed two people Saturday on K-10 west of the highway's intersection with Wakarusa Drive. Law enforcement patrols to increase on K-10 after spate of accidents
4:04 p.m., October 27, 2008 Updated 7:28 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Law enforcement will be increasing patrols on Kansas Highway 10 after four people died during a five-day period in three separate accidents on the Douglas County portions of the highway.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Robert DeYoung, Kansas University School of Business professor, Mohamed El-Hodiri, KU professor of economics, and Don Johnston, executive vice president of the northeast Kansas region for Intrust Bank, discuss the economy during a forum Monday at the Lawrence Public Library. Experts: Kan. will miss brunt of financial woes
October 28, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence and Kansas will likely weather the current national financial crises better than other areas of the country, according to a panel of economists and banking experts. Just how bad it will be locally isn’t yet clear, the panelists said during a town hall forum Monday night at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
2:00 p.m.
An aerial view shows the Wakarusa Camping & Music Festival at Clinton State Park. Festival organizers want to move the event to the Circle S Ranch, but Jefferson County Commissioners won't make a decision until next week. Jefferson County commissioners postpone action on Wakarusa Fest move
1:50 p.m., October 27, 2008 Updated 4:36 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Plans to move the Wakarusa Music Festival from Clinton Lake to a rural Jefferson County ranch are still up in the air.
6:00 p.m.
A Hutchinson Salt Co. miner moves salt and rocks near the face of the salt mine Friday, Oct. 24, in Hutchinson. State transportation officials awaiting salt deliveries
October 28, 2008 in print edition on 1A
State highway officials are hoping for warm, clear and uneventful weather conditions through Halloween, as a fearful few weeks for salt supplies comes to an end.

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