Archive for Friday, October 2, 2009

Also from October 2

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Free State Homecoming 2009 LHS Homecoming 2009 The day in photos, October 2, 2009
Polls
Do you have a child who is named after someone famous?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
51%
I don’t have children
 
29%
Yes
 
19%
Total 1329
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
(L to R) Emily Boullear, Tiffanie Reed, Lauren Pearce, and Victoria Partridge will be zombie models at "Fashion Monsters 3: Adorn of the Dead." Beauty and Brains: Zombie models shuffle down the runway at Fashion Monster
October 1, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Some fashion models have drawn comparisons to walking cadavers, and they’ve been accused of promoting eating disorders. 

The models at the upcoming Fashion Monster show will actually take those charges as compliments…
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor defends Dayton guard Marcus Johnson's shot during the first half Sunday, March 22, 2009 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. KU police connect crimes to sports brawl
12:00 a.m., October 2, 2009 Updated 2:13 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University police now are associating two crimes with a public fight that broke out between members of the football and men’s basketball teams.
10:00 a.m.
John Hawkes portrays Lawrence artist Stan Herd in the film “Earthwork.” The feature is slated to premiere at the Austin Film Festival at the end of the month. Journey to the center of the ‘Earthwork’: Locally made feature film readies for national premiere
October 2, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Crop circles. That is the conclusion most people unfamiliar with the film “Earthwork” jump to when writer-director Chris Ordal begins to describe the plot.
2:00 p.m.
Toni Martin, Lawrence, right, runs through the Sixth Street Hy-Vee store, leading NASCAR driver Clint Bowyer, driving the grocery cart, center, on a two-minute, 33-second shopping spree Thursday. Hy-Vee and General Mills matched the $1,000 in merchandise collected by Martin and Bowyer and donated $500 each to ECKAN Just Food and LINK. Turbocharged shopping spree
October 2, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Clint Bowyer knows all about navigating tight turns on the track. But instead of a stock car, the NASCAR driver from Emporia was steering a shopping cart on Thursday at Hy-Vee, 3000 W. Sixth St.
6:00 p.m.
Members of a delegation from Eutin, Germany, sister city to Lawrence, pick out art pins created by teens employed at Van Go Mobile Arts, Seventh and New Jersey streets, during a visit to the center Thursday. From left are Hella Scheewe, Marion Vollertsen and Anke Ditscher. The delegation’s visit to Lawrence is in celebration of the 20-year anniversary of the sister city relationship between Eutin and Lawrence. German delegation visits to celebrate sister-city milestone
October 2, 2009 in print edition on 4A
Twenty years have passed since Eutin, Germany, became Lawrence’s sister city, and now a delegation of Eutin residents is here to celebrate the partnership.

All stories

Hospital honors
An important new ranking confirms the progress being made at Kansas University Hospital.
October 2, 2009 in print edition on A9
All Kansans should be extremely pleased with Thursday’s announcement that KU Hospital in Kansas City has been ranked second, among 96 eligible hospitals in the nation, in quality and safety.
Parade a new event at annual EudoraFest
Saturday’s gathering includes a car show
October 2, 2009 in print edition on A4
Eudora will celebrate its heritage Saturday during the 13th annual EudoraFest.
Bar brawls, bra-gas mask combo inspire 2009 Ig Nobels
October 2, 2009 in print edition on A2
Can’t get milk from a cow? Try calling her Bessie or Buttercup.
Pump patrol
October 2, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.19 at several stations.