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The day in photos, October 15, 2009
Should the 6-year-old balloon boy in Colorado be punished?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, ground him for a month
No, he’s too young for a punishment
No, boys will be boys
Not sure
Yes, straight to his room without dinner
Total 720

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Michele Kaminski recently opened The Pink Box Bakeshop, 727 Mass., serving up small batches of pastries. The former marketing executive decided to open the bakery after building a customer base at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market, where she first sold her sweets. Sweet dreams: Former marketing exec opens bakery downtown
October 14, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Blueberry-lemon poundcake. Orange-cranberry scones. Sugar cookies with gently frosted faces. They’re all dreams built in butter, sugar and flour for Michele Kaminski — former marketing whiz and current proprietor of Lawrence’s newest sweets bakery: The Pink Box Bakeshop, 727 Mass., which opened earlier this month.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical workers stop to admire a wall of photographs from the Kansas University men’s hoops 2008 national championship in the northwest corner of Allen Fieldhouse. The KU athletic department put on a tour of the renovations at the fieldhouse. Five-star rating
October 15, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A Wednesday afternoon tour of renovated Allen Fieldhouse begins fittingly outside the northwest tunnel of the 54-year-old building. It’s the tunnel the Jayhawks sprint through — as they enter and exit James Naismith Court — each and every basketball practice and game.
10:00 a.m.
Students in protest of the Vietnam War march down Jayhawk Boulevard on Oct. 15, 1969. Thousands marched 40 years ago at KU to protest Vietnam conflict
October 15, 2009 in print edition on 3A
October 15, 1969. A young Bob Swan remembers being surrounded by thousands of people on Jayhawk Boulevard, and making a note to himself to write to his brother in Vietnam.
2:00 p.m.
An exterior shot of the proposed 3,000-seat addition to Memorial Stadium that will include the Gridiron Club. KU wants to alter 11th Street to increase parking for new Gridiron Club
October 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A split formation for 11th Street near Memorial Stadium would be straightened out in conjunction with Kansas Athletics Inc.’s game plan for a new $34 million Gridiron Club.
6:00 p.m.
Pam Alexander, Lawrence, feeds Tiger the kitten at the Lawrence Humane Society. About 20 employees of the local Motorola office volunteered at the shelter Wednesday. Motorola workers lend hand at Humane Society
October 15, 2009 in print edition on 6A
The Lawrence Humane Society had about 20 extra helpers on Wednesday who got “down and dirty,” as Midge Grinstead put it.

All stories

Poll out this morning takes temperature of Kansans
Most want coverage for all; new poll also reveals opinions on other vital issues
October 15, 2009 in print edition on A1
From the economy to evolution to the environment, a new poll released Thursday gives voice to the opinions of Kansans.
Allen Fieldhouse sporting new look
Renovations include donor atrium, bridge
October 15, 2009 in print edition on A1
Lew Perkins has never entertained the idea of replacing 54-year-old Allen Fieldhouse.
Group drops Limbaugh
Involvement in bid to buy Rams halted
October 15, 2009 in print edition on B2
Conservative radio talk show host Rush Limbaugh has been dropped from a group seeking to buy the St. Louis Rams.
October 15, 2009 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures were mixed Wednesday.
Pump patrol
October 15, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.24 at several stations.
Clearer air
The state budget situation may be dismal, but for the first time in a long while politics can be put on the back burner as elected officials seek solutions.
October 15, 2009 in print edition on A9
The headline in Tuesday’s Journal-World was dreary: “News is not good for state budget.” With state tax receipts down 12 percent for the first quarter of the year, the headline fit the mood at the Statehouse.