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12:00 a.m.
Steam rolls in the air as Regan Lehman receives a skin treatment from Pam Biemick, licensed esthetician and owner of Amazing Skin and Makeup, 719 Mass. Regular skin treatments could save time in the long run on day-to-day makeup application.
Prompt primping: Cut down on the time it takes to get ready and still look good
October 5, 2009
Kristie Wilson says the days of roller sets and spending an hour and a half getting ready to go out the door are long gone. With two kids at home and another on the way, Wilson, master hair stylist at Salon Di Marco, 733 Mass., has adopted some simple tricks that cut the time she spends on her daily beauty routine. “I think that women now are realizing that looking good makes them feel good, too,” she says. “But sometimes it’s like there’s not enough time in the day.”
6:00 a.m.
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., who represents Kansas’ 2nd District, center, visits with Sue Hack, left, and Scott Morgan before Jenkins spoke at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce’s National Congressional Series breakfast Monday. Jenkins: Congress far from agreement on health-care reform
October 5, 2009 in print edition on 3A
U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, R-Kan., on Monday reiterated her opposition to a government-run public option for health insurance.
6:11 a.m.
Floyd Ott, who lives south of Eudora, eats an apple Monday in his orchard. Because of pollination problems, his apple crop was slashed this year. Making matters worse, last week some of the last ripe apples off his trees were stolen. Area fruit grower victim of theft
October 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It’s been a tough year for apples at Floyd Ott’s orchards.
2:00 p.m.
Teacher Linda Kucza talks to her New York School students on the first day of school this year. State budget crisis makes it harder for Kansas school districts, teachers to come to agreement
October 5, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Teachers in one-fifth of Kansas school districts — including Lawrence — are working this year without new contracts even though school has been in session for weeks.
6:00 p.m.
Artist Dave Van hee fills his studio with found objects for inspiration and use in his artwork at his studio east of Lawrence. This panorama photo and the one at bottom left were created by combing six   vertical images taken with a fisheye lens from a central location. Room to work: Artists balance function, style in studios
October 6, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Applebee’s has nothing on Dave Van Hee’s art studio space.

All stories

KU to host Heart of America Marching Festival
October 6, 2009
Kansas University is hosting the 18th annual Heart of America Marching Festival on Oct. 17 at Memorial Stadium.
City officially breaks ground on Burroughs Creek Trail
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A6
Even though construction is already underway, city leaders gathered Tuesday to officially break ground on the new Burroughs Creek Trail and Linear Park in East Lawrence.
Fourth man charged in robberies of delivery drivers
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A5
A fourth man, suspected in two recent robberies of local delivery drivers, has been charged in Douglas County District Court with two counts of aggravated robbery.
Walk to School Day planned for Wednesday
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A6
Be on the lookout for groups of kids taking the long way to their classroom Wednesday morning.
Governor says state has just “scratched the surface” as Kansas wind energy conference starts
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
Governor says state has just “scratched the surface.”
Bert Nash center to offer screenings for depression
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A5
Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center plans to participate in National Depression Screening Day.
Senior center to host presentation on heart health
October 6, 2009
The Lawrence Senior Center is hosting a presentation on heart health.
Government teams up with Kansas City electronic medical records firm to track swine flu
10:25 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 05:03 p.m. in print edition on B10
U.S. Health Secretary Kathleen Sebelius says her agency is teaming up with Cerner Corp. to use computerized medical records to get better data on the spread of swine flu.
Kansas to receive swine flu vaccine later than expected
10:21 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 05:04 p.m. in print edition on B10
The first swine flu vaccinations are expected to arrive in Kansas later than state officials initially had predicted, with the date varying by location.
Four Kansas universities to share $20 million to study climate change, renewable energy
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A3
A $20 million grant from the National Science Foundation will fund a collaborative effort among four universities, including Kansas University, to study climate change and renewable energy.
$2.5 million Lied Center expansion planned
09:17 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 04:46 p.m. in print edition on A1
Gift to fund construction of an education pavilion, expanded lobby and installation of displays about the building’s namesake, Ernst F. Lied.
Statehouse Live: Kansas renewable energy touted at conference
09:16 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 10:47 a.m.
Hundreds gather for annual meeting on wind resources.
Police seeking armed robbery suspect
Woman robbed Tuesday morning at her south Lawrence home
October 6, 2009
Police were searching for a suspect Tuesday morning in connection with an armed robbery.
Lawrence woman arrested after making threats with box cutter
Two others arrested on other charges after west Lawrence incident
October 6, 2009
A 63-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested Monday night on charges of aggravated assault after an altercation in west Lawrence.
Goals galore
FSHS soccer cautiously optimistic following rout of Heights
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B1
Jason Pendleton wasn’t doing cartwheels Monday night. Even though Free State High’s boys soccer team had just thumped long-time nemesis Shawnee Heights, 6-1, coach Pendleton voiced a legitimate concern.
KU women’s CC No. 5
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
After a second-place showing at the Oklahoma State Cowboy Jamboree, the Kansas University women’s cross country team moved up seven spots to No. 5 in the U.S. Track and Field and Cross Country Coaches Association regional poll, announced Monday.
Religious equality
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: In his Oct. 3 column on crosswords, misplaced objects and health care reform, Garrison Keillor couldn’t resist slipping in a complete non sequitur, dismissively complaining about an upcoming Supreme Court wrangle over a Christian cross war memorial in Mojave National Preserve.
U.S. tries to avoid fight with Chavez
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
U.S. officials have long pooh-poohed claims that Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez is a threat to U.S. national security. But now that Chavez openly says that he is working with Iran in a joint nuclear program, Venezuela watchers are wondering whether the U.S. perception is changing.
Vaccine-like shots new weapon to fight cocaine addiction
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
Vaccine-like shots to keep cocaine abusers from getting high also helped them fight their addiction in the first successful rigorous study of this approach to treating illicit drug use.
Sources: Terror suspect contacted senior al-Qaida
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
An Afghan immigrant accused of plotting a terrorist attack in New York after receiving training in Pakistan was in contact with a senior al-Qaida operative, intelligence officials familiar with the investigation told The Associated Press.
Surrounded by doctors, Obama touts overhaul
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A2
On the cusp of a key legislative push, President Barack Obama on Monday filled the Rose Garden with doctors supportive of his health care overhaul, saying “nobody has more credibility with the American people on this issue than you do.”
What’s My ACE Score?
October 6, 2009
Traumatic childhood takes 20 years off life expectancy
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A1
People who experienced considerable trauma during their childhood died 20 years prematurely, CDC researchers have found. And those suffering this substantial childhood trauma have double the risk for early death compared with adults who had not endured adverse childhood experiences.
Greek city poised to become third sister
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A4
Lawrence may soon gain a new sister city.
Free State’s Davis fourth at gymnastics all-around
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
Free State High senior Drue Davis, still in the infant stages of returning from a shoulder injury that kept her out of portions of several early-season meets, took a huge step towards a complete return Monday night at Lawrence High.
Tigers need to ask tough questions
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B2
Forget, for a moment, that Miguel Cabrera apparently got into a physical altercation with his wife. We don’t know exactly what happened, and because neither Cabrera nor his wife apparently wants to cooperate with police, we might never know.
OU receiver Broyles out 2-4 weeks
Sophomore fractured left shoulder blade in Miami game
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B2
Oklahoma receiver Ryan Broyles will be out for two to four weeks with a broken left shoulder blade, starting with this week’s game against Baylor.
Late Night specifics revealed: doors will open at 5:30 p.m.
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B1
Allen Fieldhouse doors will swing open at 5:30 p.m., Oct. 16 for the 25th-annual Late Night in the Phog, Kansas University athletic department officials announced Monday.
Report: Atomic facilities are nearly restored
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A2
North Korea is in the final stage of restoring its nuclear facilities, a news report said today, as leader Kim Jong Il expressed a conditional willingness to end Pyongyang’s boycott of international nuclear talks.
FTC: Bloggers need better disclosure
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A2
The Federal Trade Commission on Monday took steps to make product information and online reviews more accurate for consumers, regulating blogging for the first time and mandating that testimonials reflect typical results.
Cardinal: Next pope could well be black
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A2
A prominent African cardinal said Monday there was no reason why the next pope couldn’t be black, particularly following the election of President Binent African cardinal said Monday there was no reason why the next pope couldn’t be black, particularly following the election of President Barack Obama.
Jayhawks softball goes 2-1
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
Amanda Jobe hit a grand slam to pace the Kansas University softball team in its 2-1 showing over the weekend at the Jayhawk Fall Invitational.
Free State’s Brahler ninth at league meet
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
Free State senior golfer Grace Brahler shot a 79 on Monday to place fifth individually at the Shawnee Mission South Invite.
CB Talib matches franchise record
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
Cornerback Aqib Talib had a career day for the winless Tampa Bay Bucs on Sunday, matching a franchise mark held by Ronde Barber, with three interceptions.
Apartment project may face opposition
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A4
A proposed apartment project at Clinton Parkway and Inverness Drive is up for City Commission approval but is expected to draw opposition from neighbors.
Social service agencies, public health communities use ACE, but not medical community
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A6
Even though the ACE Study is a joint project of public health — the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention — and a large medical institution — the Kaiser Permanente health maintenance organization in San Diego — it is the social service community that has embraced it.
Diplomat tells U.S. to embrace renewable energy
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A4
Americans need to be more aggressive in adopting renewable energy, conserving electricity and embracing global efforts to solve climate change, the Danish ambassador to the U.S. said Monday.
The real Royals ratings
12:00 a.m., October 6, 2009 Updated 03:10 p.m. in print edition on B1
As I saunter through the newsroom, I often walk past the desk of Journal-World entertainment editor Jon Niccum.
Win fun for Favre, Vikings
October 6, 2009
Brett Favre proved to the Green Bay Packers he has plenty of fire left inside, and in his right arm.
Chiefs facing many woes
October 6, 2009
Just as the Kansas City Chiefs were running out of the tunnel onto the field this past Sunday, a horse used in pre-game ceremonies did what horses do.
Ground broken on bioscience incubator
KU facility has ‘secret sauce’ for growing state’s industry
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
A new $7.25 million bioscience incubator on Kansas University’s West Campus will include all of the latest equipment, high-tech features and innovative partnerships demanded by a growing industry.
Yankees choose Budig
October 6, 2009
The New York Yankees have selected Gene Budig to be the honorary chairman of the soon-to-be-named football bowl game featuring teams from the Big East and the Big 12 conferences.
Power elite
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Accountability is key to reform.
LMH gap
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: There is a new 46,000-square-foot cardiology department with four doctors who chose to stay and space enough for related clinics.
Back to basketball
The suspension of Brady Morningstar should send an important message to the Kansas basketball team.
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
Most Kansas basketball fans probably didn’t think Brady Morningstar would be the team’s first target for disciplinary action this year, but it’s good to know that coach Bill Self is drawing, and enforcing, a tough line on team behavior.
Sources: Family tried to sell snatched baby
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
A Tennessee newborn kidnapped in a knife attack on his mother was placed in foster care with his three siblings after allegations arose that a family member tried to sell the infant, sources familiar with the case said Monday.
Leaders revoke rights-limiting decree
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
The interim Honduran government on Monday revoked an emergency decree that prohibited large street protests and limited other civil liberties following the return of ousted Honduran President Manuel Zelaya.
Police: Reality star left suicide note on laptop
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A8
A reality show contestant charged in the gruesome slaying of his ex-model wife left a suicide note on his laptop that says he considered her the love of his life but thought she was cheating on him, a police spokesman said Monday.
Children’s Fair set for Saturday
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A5
Sunshine Acres Montessori School will host its second annual Children’s Fair, called The Sun Shines Around the World, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday.
Charges filed in delivery robberies
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A5
Charges were filed Monday against three men accused of robbing two delivery drivers at gunpoint in Lawrence, Douglas County prosecutors said.
Pump patrol
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.16 at several stations.
Officers to wait tables for tips
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A3
Local law enforcement officers will be waiting tables tonight, as part of a fundraiser for Crime Stoppers of Lawrence and Douglas County.
West Junior High to stage 2 plays
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A3
The West Junior High Players’ fall production of two one-act plays will be staged Friday and Saturday.
Shroud of Turin debunked?
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A1
Scientists have reproduced the Shroud of Turin — revered as the cloth that covered Jesus in the tomb — and say the experiment proves the relic was man-made, a group of Italian debunkers claimed Monday.
Area fruit grower victim of theft
Apples ripe for picking — and stealing
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A1
It’s been a tough year for apples at Floyd Ott’s orchards.
Dog-crate escapee’s sentence extended
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B8
A convicted murderer who escaped from prison with the help of a prison volunteer has been sentenced to 10 more years for a federal firearms charge, U.S. Attorney Lanny Welch’s office said Monday.
Prison sex allegations addressed
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B8
Illegal sex is a problem in Kansas prisons, but it’s not as widespread as inmates and staff suggest, the state’s top prisons official said Monday.
Leader of Pakistani Taliban cracks jokes, vows vengeance
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A2
Flanked by heavily armed fighters, the new leader of the Pakistani Taliban sat on a blue blanket, amiable and relaxed as he cracked jokes and mixed in threats of vengeance for deadly U.S. airstrikes.
Commodities
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
Agriculture futures were mostly higher Monday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Newsletter gives tips on personal finance
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
It used to be that our personal finances were so uncomplicated — a simple bank account, 30-year mortgage, company pension.
Medical device recall system flawed
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C8
Three years ago, the maker of a surgical clip called the Hem-o-lok issued an urgent recall notice warning doctors to stop using the fasteners on living kidney donors. It said the clips could dislodge in their bodies, with “serious, even life-threatening consequences.” Not everyone got the message.
DNA database grows as prosecutors cut deals
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C8
The district attorney’s office in Orange County, Calif., has nearly quadrupled its DNA database over the past nine months, to about 15,000 individual profiles, and officials say they hope to start using it to identify criminal suspects by early next year.
3 Americans share Nobel prize in medicine
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C8
Three Americans won the Nobel prize in medicine on Monday for discovering how chromosomes protect themselves as cells divide, work that has inspired experimental cancer therapies and may offer insights into aging.
100 years ago: Balloon on cross-country trip may soon near area
October 6, 2009
From the Lawrence Daily World for Oct. 6, 1909: “Three huge balloons involved in a cross-country race from St. Louis have gone down but another in the race has been sighted in Kansas City and is reported heading our way. There is no timetable, however, due to erratic winds. … The IOOF group here has decided to make a bid for the next state meet of the Grand Lodge. It would mean more than 2,000 visitors. … Two pretty stone stations, one at each side of the campus, are a part of the electric line company’s plans for the Kansas University line. Red tile roofs are planned and officials hope to make them attractive thought not too expensive. … There is a demand from the majority of meat markets here to close on Sundays during the fall and winter months when it will be cool enough for the meat to keep over the weekend.”
Powers paces Kansas women’s golf
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B3
Kansas University senior golfer Emily Powers shot a 76 and tied for 11th after the first round of the Johnie Imes Invitational on Monday.
40 years ago: State senator demanding names of students involved in campus disruptions
October 6, 2009
Despite criticism from those seeking to protect various students, State Sen. Reynolds Shultz, R-Lawrence, continued to demand that Kansas University release the names of students disciplined for participation in campus disruptions the past spring.
25 years ago: Lawrence ranks 31st of 33 regional metro areas for pay rate
October 6, 2009
Lawrence ranked 31st among the 33 metropolitan areas in the Mountain-Plains region for average annual pay in 1983, according to a Department of Labor survey. The average annual pay here of $14,393 ranked 275th among the 315 metropolitan areas studied nationwide.
Physician recognized for diabetes work
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
Gregory D. Schnose, M.D., F.A.C.P., of Lawrence, received recognition from the Diabetes Physician Recognition Program in May for providing quality care to his patients with diabetes.
Room to work: Artists balance function, style in studios
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C1
Applebee’s has nothing on Dave Van Hee’s art studio space.
Double Take: Tips for teens making the case for abstinence
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C1
Your column talks a lot about kids deciding to have sex. What about if we have decided not to?
Make Halloween green
October 6, 2009 in print edition on C2
One of the best ways to reduce the eco-impact of the Halloween festivities (while still enjoying the holiday) is to plan ahead.
Organize for college
October 6, 2009
Applying for college? Here’s some advice from the book “Get Into College” (Hundreds of Heads Books, www.hundredsofheads.com, $17.95), straight from people who’ve done it:
Former Shell executive to speak at KU Friday
October 6, 2009 in print edition on A5
A former energy leader and Kansas University alumna will discuss energy and the environment Friday.
KU, ISU ground games look to get healthy
Jayhawks’ running back Sharp progressing; Cyclones’ Robinson expects to play
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B1
Heading into the weekend, two of the Big 12’s top rushing attacks will be forced to deal with a level of uncertainty in their teams’ respective ground games.
Horoscope for October 6, 2009
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
For Tuesday, Oct. 6: This year, opportunities come forward because of your very creative nature and an ability to really look at the basics. Honor your priorities and securities, but still be innovative. If you are single, there is no reason to remain single, unless it is your choice. If you are attached, the two of you can choose to feed the flames of romance.
People in the news
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
David Letterman, days after revealing on air that he’d been sexually involved with women from his television program, apologized to his wife on Monday’s “Late Show,” saying she had been “horribly hurt by my behavior.”
ESPN kicking off ‘30 for 30’ project
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B6
ESPN continues to blow out candles on its 30th birthday cake. Tonight begins the “30 for 30” project, an ambitious slate of 30 sports documentaries made by well-known directors.
Body Boutique hires trainer, coaches
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
Body Boutique, 2330 Yale Road, announces its newest personal trainer, Jessica Dudley, as well as its two newest fitness coaches, Erin Berner and Sara Kapfer-Dicker, all joining in August.
Gould Evans to work with Ottawa University
October 6, 2009 in print edition on B7
Ottawa University has hired Gould Evans in Lawrence and 180° Urban, in Kansas City, Mo., to provide campus and residential life master planning services, a feasibility study for a new Student Learning Commons, and a feasibility study for a new student housing building.