Archive for Friday, September 26, 2008

Also from September 26

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Presidential debate: September 26, 2008 Free State football vs. Olathe South LHS football vs. Shawnee Mission Northwest Photographer Jim Richardson on assignment
Podcasts
Polls
Austria is giving 16-year-olds the power to vote in elections. Is 16 too young to vote?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
71%
No.
 
25%
Not sure.
 
3%
Total 1260
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Bill Elkins, a member of the Jayhawk Model Masters, prepares on Wednesday to fly his  20-to-1 model of a WW1 Curtiss Jenny, model plane that took 20 hrs to put together. The plane is powered by a 62-cc motor and weighs 25 pounds, with a wing span of 105 inches on top. Air show to feature large model airplanes
September 25, 2008 in print edition on 3A
A mini-air armada is set to take over the skies above Clinton Lake this weekend, so don’t be surprised if you see biplanes criss-crossing fighter jets.
6:00 a.m.
At 30,102 students, KU enrollment touted as record-breaking
12:18 p.m., September 25, 2008 Updated 6:05 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Kansas Board of Regents announced Thursday that Kansas University’s total enrollment for fall 2008 topped 30,000 students.
2:00 p.m.
Carol Bradbury, left, and So Yeon Park co-direct the PEARL Project, which looks to bridge a gap between the public and criminals during a night of poetry reading.  Current and former inmates at the Topeka Correctional Facility in Topeka will perform monologues live at 7 p.m. Friday night at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Female parolees to take stage tonight
4:41 p.m., September 25, 2008 Updated 2:06 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Female felons will take center stage tonight during a live performance at the Lawrence Arts Center. The women, who have been released from prison on parole, will perform monologues as a part of the PEARL project - Performing to Empower Awareness and Reinvent Lives.
10:00 p.m.
KU graduate student Brandon Gwilliam holds his daughter McKensie at Children's Mercy Hospital in Kansas City, shortly after she was diagnosed with leukemia. Light the Night readies to float cancer awareness downtown
September 26, 2008 in print edition on 5A
The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society is hoping for a bright evening Saturday in downtown Lawrence. Its fifth annual Light the Night fundraiser begins at 6 p.m. in South Park with a carnival-like atmosphere. There will be children’s games, food and entertainment.

All stories

Debate on as scheduled; McCain will participate
Most Americans wanted debate to go on as scheduled; local groups plan debate watch parties
10:40 a.m., September 26, 2008 Updated 11:43 a.m.
Republican John McCain says he’s going to be at the first presidential debate, even though Congress doesn’t have a bailout deal.
Vote at 16: Austria gets them while they’re young
September 26, 2008 in print edition on C10
Nina Stanke is too young to drive, but for her 16th birthday, she’s getting the right to vote.
Rescue effort
Warren Buffett is in the forefront of people who deserve to get more attention in talks about the nation’s finances.
September 26, 2008 in print edition on A10
The financial world’s Warren Buffett is not one to sit back and simply observe events. He has been issuing warnings about the nation’s financial situation for a long time, and too many people with the ability to alter things paid no attention.