Archive for Monday, October 12, 2009

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The day in photos, October 12, 2009
Do you carve a pumpkin for Halloween?

Poll results

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo.Aubrey Wilson, a Kansas University junior from Shawnee and Music Mentors volunteer, helps six-year-old Tatum McCart hold her violin properly during a lesson Tuesday, Oct. 6, 2009 at New York Elementary. Wilson is in her second year volunteering with the program. Mentoring mastery: KU program makes music education affordable for children in tough economic times
October 11, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Music Mentors, a KU student program, provides free music lessons to Lawrence children. In its 10th year, service is growing as more parents learn about it and economic conditions make it more difficult to pay for lessons.
6:00 a.m.
Robert Rescot, left, Tiffany Huggard-Lee and Charlie Huggard-Lee are among the University of Missouri alumni now in Lawrence who support both schools. They have talked of starting an alumni group for former Tigers. Mizzou alums seek KU students of similar stripe
October 12, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Robert Rescot is looking for some Kansas University students brave enough to wear their black and gold colors in the epicenter of enemy territory.
10:00 a.m.
Kim Mandle displays a book, “The Devils in Baggy Pants,” which was written by his father, 1st Lt. William D. Mandle, in 1945 right after World War II. The book chronicles the World War II history of the 504th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division. World War II tribute helps children better understand father’s experiences
12:00 a.m., October 12, 2009 Updated 10:09 a.m. in print edition on 3A
My father was a hero, but I didn’t fully understand his valor until I joined my brother and sister in the Netherlands last month for the 65th anniversary of Operation Market Garden.
2:00 p.m.
Jim and Lynda Canaday live with their dog, Darby, in North Lawrence. The couple need little assistance in living independently, and are active members of the community. Jim has been blind since age 13, and Linda has been blind since shortly after birth. Keenly attuned blind couple have different way of ‘looking at’ things
October 12, 2009 in print edition on 1A
“People overestimate how much trouble blindness really is,” Jim Canaday says.
6:00 p.m.
Swatch watch: The right paint chip may make you feel at home — or help you sell it
October 12, 2009
Somewhere in America, there is a yellow house with a red dining room, orange living room, green kitchen and blue bedrooms. And the people living inside are excited when they eat dinner, comfortable when they watch television, calm when they open the refrigerator and feel safe when they sleep.

All stories

Boy, oh ’Boys
Austin fills in; Chiefs fall again
October 12, 2009 in print edition on B1
Dallas beat the Chiefs, 26-20, in overtime.
Mounds of garbage growing in China
October 12, 2009 in print edition on B12
Visitors can smell this village long before they see it.
’Bama leaps Texas to No. 2
October 12, 2009 in print edition on B6
Alabama’s steady rise in the rankings has left the Crimson Tide with a clear view of No. 1 Florida.
Girl Scouts need volunteers for party
October 12, 2009 in print edition on A4
The Girl Scouts need your help.
A heavy question for our politics
October 12, 2009 in print edition on A9
Every time you think politics has hit a new low, it finds a way to go lower.
Pump patrol
October 12, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 12, 2009.
A-Rod struggling? Not this October
Yankees complete sweep of Twins
October 12, 2009 in print edition on B5
After so many October misses, Alex Rodriguez delivered the playoff performance his talent demanded.
October 12, 2009