Archive for Friday, October 31, 2008

Also from October 31

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Homeless campsite cleanup
Podcasts
Polls
Who will win the U.S. House, District 3 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Dennis Moore
 
77%
Nick Jordan
 
22%
Total 9
Who will win the Kansas Senate, District 3 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tom Holland
 
69%
Roger Pine
 
15%
Patrick Wilbur
 
15%
Total 13
Who will win the U.S. House, District 2 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Nancy Boyda
 
72%
Lynn Jenkins
 
27%
Total 11
Who will win the presidential race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Barack Obama
 
68%
John McCain
 
31%
Total 16
Who will win the Kansas Senate, District 2 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Scott Morgan
 
66%
Marci Francisco
 
33%
Total 12
Who will win the Douglas County Commission 2nd District race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Nancy Thellman
 
100%
David Brown
 
0%
Total 5
Who will win the Leavenworth County Commission, District 3 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Pete Henderson
 
0%
John Flower
 
0%
Total 0
Who will win the Leavenworth County sheriff race?

Poll results

Response Percent
James Dyson, Sr.
 
75%
Dave Zoellner
 
25%
Total 4
Who will win the State Board of Education, District 4 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Carolyn Campbell
 
0%
Robert Meissner
 
0%
Total 0
Who do you think will win the Kansas Senate, District 19 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Anthony Hensley
 
0%
Shari Weber
 
0%
Total 0
Who do you think will win the Kansas House, District 59 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jim Irey
 
0%
William Prescott
 
0%
Total 0
Who do you think will win the Kansas House, District 53 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Ann Mah
 
0%
Cecil Washington, Jr.
 
0%
Total 0
Who will win the Kansas House, District 45 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tom Sloan
 
50%
John Wilson
 
50%
Total 2
Who will win the Kansas House, District 42 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Timothy Moran
 
0%
Connie O’Brien
 
0%
Total 0
Who will win the Kansas House, District 38 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Anthony Brown
 
0%
Stephanie Kelton
 
0%
Total 0
Who will win the Kansas House, District 10 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Tony Brown
 
0%
John Coen
 
0%
William Stewart Starks
 
0%
Total 0
Who will win the U.S. Senate race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jim Slattery
 
100%
Pat Roberts
 
0%
Total 5
Who will win the Douglas County Commission, District 3 race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jim Flory
 
100%
Ken Grotewiel
 
0%
Total 5
Do you ever avoid talking about politics or religion with friends or family to avoid uncomfortable conversations?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
78%
No.
 
21%
Total 956
Who will win the Leavenworth County Attorney race?

Poll results

Response Percent
Frank Kohl
 
0%
Todd Thompson
 
0%
Total 0
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Joleen Neher, co-owner of Kansas Coin Connection, says there's been a local and national run on gold coins causing prices to skyrocket. At left is a Canadian Maple Leaf gold coin and at right is an American Eagle. New gold rush is on
October 30, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Demand for buying physical gold and silver is high locally and nationally. But plan on having a long wait. Especially if you want gold. Buyers vastly outnumber sellers.
6:00 a.m.
Liam Wilson, 3, straightens a stuffed fake parrot on his shoulder at the arts center. Halloween activities abound in Lawrence area
October 30, 2008 in print edition on 3A
There are plenty of treats and frights to delight all ages for the Halloween holiday. Take your pick, if you dare.
10:00 a.m.
Online chat
10th District candidate John Coen to chat with LJWorld.com users
October 31, 2008
John Coen is challenging Tony Brown for the 10th District Kansas House seat, currently held by Tom Holland. Holland is running for State Senate.
10:00 a.m.
Online chat
10th District candidate John Coen to chat with LJWorld.com users
October 31, 2008
John Coen is challenging Tony Brown for the 10th District Kansas House seat, currently held by Tom Holland. Holland is running for State Senate.
12:00 p.m.
A 4,000-square-foot therapy gym is part of the new Marc A. Asher Comprehensive Spine Center at Kansas University Hospital in Kansas City, Kan. The center also has 27 exam rooms, four specialized diagnostic rooms and 11 procedure rooms, allowing patients to have tests, treatments and therapy sessions in one location. KU Hospital to open spine center on Monday
October 30, 2008 in print edition on 11B
Kansas University Hospital is opening a new $5.5 million center for back problems on Monday.
4:00 p.m.
Lawrence city employees clear out a wooded area just north of the Amtrak station, east of the Riverfront Mall, a well-known campsite for local homeless people. Two bodies were found last Friday in the wooded area just north of the Amtrak station, east of the Riverfront Mall. A third homeless person was found dead Wednesday beneath the Kansas River bridge. City workers clear homeless campsite
9:54 a.m., October 31, 2008 Updated 3:56 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Lawrence city workers are busy cleaning up wooded areas north of the Amtrak station where two homeless men were found dead last Friday afternoon.

All stories

LHS volleyball eliminated at state
Lions fall to Goddard, BV West, Dodge City in straight sets
October 31, 2008 in print edition on C1
The Lawrence High volleyball team lost all three matches it played at the state tournament Friday in Topeka.
City workers clear homeless campsite
I couldn’t believe it,’ official says. ‘They were getting ready to build a city down there.’
09:54 a.m., October 31, 2008 Updated 03:56 p.m. in print edition on A1
Lawrence city workers are busy cleaning up wooded areas north of the Amtrak station where two homeless men were found dead last Friday afternoon.