Archive for Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Also from October 29

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On the street
Photo galleries
Free State Soccer vs. Topeka
Have you winterized your car and home?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 332

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Chris Braden, left, and Mellissa McEachron, volunteers from the Black Hills Energy weatherization team, winterize a home Tuesday at Fifth and Maine streets. The team visited a handful of aging Lawrence homes to prepare them for winter. It’s time to winterize
October 29, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Gladys Rennels has been living in a white house on Maine Street south of Lawrence Memorial Hospital since 1962. Her house is 79 years old and features an old coal furnace that’s been converted to operate on natural gas. “We never had any trouble with it,” she said.
10:00 a.m.
High school student Alison Janzen, 17, watches fellow student Robby Sattelmeier, 17, both from Whitewater, launch a pumpkin with a trebuchet they built Tuesday at Eaton Hall at Kansas University. KU's School of Engineering hosted a design contest where teams competed using trebuchets to launch objects, including pumpkins. LHS the king of fling at KU trebuchet contest
October 29, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Ready, aim, pumpkins! Lawrence High did smashingly well Tuesday in a design contest hosted by the Kansas University School of Engineering. Schools from across Kansas sent more than 25 teams to the competition. Teams had to build trebuchets - catapult-like machines that use gravity to launch objects, even stuffed pumpkins.
6:00 p.m.
Ben Delgado, 4, of Eudora, was getting his teeth cleaned at Growing Smiles, at 1425 Wakarusa Drive, in this 2008 file photo. Many parents are watching their children's teeth this time of year, with Halloween close at hand and lots of sweets being given out. Growing Smiles is hosting a "Halloween Candy Buyback" party on Nov. 3. The candy will be sent to overseas to military personnel. Halloween frightfully sweet
October 29, 2008
Children love Halloween for two reasons: Costumes and loads of candy. Soon, their faces and fingers will be covered in chocolatey, gooey treats that they collected by the handfuls on Halloween night.

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NBA roundup
October 29, 2008 in print edition on B7
¢ Celtics 90, Cavaliers 85¢ Bulls 108, Bucks 95¢ Lakers 96, Trail Blazers 76
Smoky cider beef stew
October 29, 2008 in print edition on C2
A recipe for smoky cider beef stew.
Light cues
In case you didn’t get the message about yielding to oncoming traffic : just watch the blinking yellow light.
October 29, 2008 in print edition on A10
Lawrence traffic officials always want to be on the cutting edge, but just how badly does Lawrence need blinking yellow left-turn arrows to guide drivers at a number of local intersections?
Greens, tomato and white bean soup
October 29, 2008 in print edition on C2
A recipe for Greens, tomato and white bean soup