Archive for Friday, October 9, 2009

Also from October 9

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, October 9, 2009
Polls
Did President Obama do enough to earn the Nobel Peace Prize he won?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
70%
Yes
 
19%
We’ll have to see how the next few months play out
 
10%
Total 2997
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Joel Pfannenstiel fires a dodgeball during a Bleeding Kansas Dodgeball League game at the East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 E. 15th St. Shootout at Dodge: Bleeding Kansas Dodgeball brings the pain in a hail of rubber balls
October 8, 2009
Dodgeball is dangerous. Sure, you might think it’s just a kid’s game alongside tiddlywinks or Red Rover — but don’t be fooled. The moment they set foot on the court, players are susceptible to being hurt or humiliated…
6:00 a.m.
Alex Victor and his father, Phil Victor, both paper carriers for the Lawrence Journal-World, alerted emergency dispatchers and residents of the Aberdeen South apartment complex to a fire. Residents of eight apartments got out of the building unharmed thanks to their actions. J-W newspaper carrier wakes up those who live in apartment building that burned down
October 8, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Phil and Alex Victor were dropping off copies of the Lawrence Journal-World to subscribers on their regular route in the Aberdeen South apartment complex Thursday morning when Alex noticed that something wasn’t right.
10:00 a.m.
Shelli Ulmer, left, with Hernly Associates, and Christy Davis, with Davis Preservation, both set up and work Thursday in the lobby area of the old Santa Fe depot. The architects selected by the city of Lawrence to evaluate the condition of the city’s Amtrak station got an up-close look with the historical 1955 building. Depot ‘worth saving,’ visitor says
October 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A quarter of a century after moving into the neighborhood, Aaron Blosser stepped inside the Burlington Northern Santa Fe rail depot and liked what he saw.
2:00 p.m.
Tom Van Holt sits with victims of the Dec. 26, 2004 tsunami in Thailand. Resident goes to Philippines to aid typhoon victims
October 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
It was a life-changing moment.
6:00 p.m.
Dame Evelyn Glennie will join the Orquestra de São Paulo for a rare performance in Lawrence. Beyond the beat: Scottish percussion icon redefines the notions of sound
October 9, 2009 in print edition on 1C
During a rehearsal last week with the Lexington Philharmonic in Kentucky, Evelyn Glennie invited a group of hearing-impaired children on the stage with her.

All stories

European author wins Nobel lit prize
October 9, 2009 in print edition on A9
The judges, apparently, could not help themselves.
Rec calendar
October 9, 2009 in print edition on B8
The recreation calendar for October 9, 2009.
Pump patrol
October 9, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 9, 2009.
Putting the right paw forward
October 9, 2009 in print edition on B10
What’s cuter than a puppy? Four puppies!
People in the news
October 9, 2009 in print edition on B10
People in the news for October 9, 2009.
Moonstruck: One giant thud for mankind
October 9, 2009 in print edition on A6
For as long as man has looked up, the moon has inspired romance, poetry and songs.
Stores report gain in retail sales
October 9, 2009 in print edition on B11
Americans are finally spending a little more, but they’re playing hard to get.
Firebirds just miss
Free State soccer falls to O-South, 2-1
October 9, 2009 in print edition on B4
Free State fell to defending state champion Olathe South, 2-1.
On the march
October 9, 2009 in print edition on A10
The KU Marching Jayhawks continue to make an impressive comeback.