Archive for Sunday, October 18, 2009

Also from October 18

Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Apartment fire at Fifth and Wisconsin Streets The day in photos, October 18, 2009 Groovability wheelchair ballroom dancing
Podcasts
Polls
Which unit deserves the most blame for KU's 34-30 loss to Colorado?

Poll results

Response Percent
Defense
 
51%
Offense
 
45%
Special Teams
 
3%
Total 1706
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Colorado quarterback Tyler Hansen congratulates a dejected Todd Reesing after the Buffaloes' 34-30 win over the Jayhawks Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Folsom Field. FINAL: Colorado defeats Kansas, 34-30
4:25 p.m., October 17, 2009 Updated 12:11 a.m.
Dezmon Briscoe couldn’t hold on to a potential touchdown catch on the game’s last play, as KU falls for the first time this season.
6:00 a.m.
A last ditch pass to Kansas receiver Dezmon Briscoe falls incomplete as he is surrounded by Colorado defenders Cha'pelle Brown (29) Benjamin Burney (42) and Anthony Perkins (46) during the final seconds Saturday, Oct. 17, 2009 at Folsom Field. Off the unbeaten path
October 18, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Makeup calls by officials don’t happen in football games. That’s a basketball thing. Or is it?
10:00 a.m.
Kindergarten teacher Valerie Valdivia, right, helps Yolanda Munoz-Garcia with following the shape of the letter “j” during an exercise assignment Friday in class. McKinley Elementary School in Kansas City, Kan., is about 80 percent Hispanic students, and many of them speak English as a second language. Changing demographics challenge educators
October 18, 2009 in print edition on 1A
About to officially start the school day, fifth-graders Angel Sanchez and Everardo Castro lean over a microphone to deliver the morning announcements to 183 of their schoolmates.
2:00 p.m.
Lindsay Wineinger, of Lawrence, center, talks about employment with Lawrence Memorial Hospital Human Resources Officer Lisa Kutait at the first-ever Community Career Connection, at Pinnacle Career Institute, 1601 W. 23rd St. in this June 2009 file photo. Community Career Connection set for Friday
October 18, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Scott Criqui recently thumbed through 206 applications for a part-time payroll clerk position, so perhaps it’s no surprise he’s looking forward to the upcoming Community Career Connection.
3:00 p.m.
Lawrence High school junior Peydon Church keeps her flute warm before performing Saturday. The Lions placed second at the marching festival. Bands perform with pride
October 18, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Four Harley riders were slightly confused Saturday afternoon as they pulled up to Memorial Stadium.

All stories

Fire sweeps apartment complex
Tenants all safe, but several displaced
October 18, 2009 in print edition on A1
At least four units appear to be destroyed in a blaze Sunday afternoon.
Democrats at odds on health care
October 18, 2009 in print edition on A1
You may think Democrats and Republicans are at odds over health care.
City commission meeting agenda
KDOT offer to support dam’s repair to be considered
October 18, 2009 in print edition on B4
The city commission meeting agenda for the week of October 18, 2009.
Communist-era files still haunt old East Bloc
October 18, 2009 in print edition on E10
Even his best friend betrayed him.
Game balls and Gassers
October 18, 2009 in print edition on C4
Game balls and Gassers from KU’s contest against Colorado.
Senior citizens’ advocates: Case a win on financial abuse
Son, lawyer convicted of exploiting late philanthropist Brooke Astor’s mental decline
October 18, 2009 in print edition on A5
To senior citizens’ advocates, Brooke Astor is a Park Avenue poster child for an insidious kind of financial crime.
Yankees go two up
October 18, 2009 in print edition on C10
Alex Rodriguez is turning this postseason into his personal showcase.
Texas squeaks past Oklahoma
Sooners’ Bradford re-injures throwing shoulder
October 18, 2009 in print edition on C7
Colt McCoy was a mess. His right thumbnail was ready to fall off, a nagging cold was wearing him down and Oklahoma was confusing him with blitzes he’d never seen.
Big 12 football roundup
October 18, 2009 in print edition on C7
Texas Tech took a break from its win-with-offense style.
Columnist reflects on stalking ordeal at KU
Experience colors her perception of Erin Andrews case
October 18, 2009 in print edition on B1
I was lucky, if you can call it that, to have been stalked before the digital age.
Baby-making another casualty of bad economy
October 18, 2009 in print edition on E10
Daffny Atwell would love to have another baby.
Regents propose higher targets
Following governor’s lead, board wants to increase retention, graduation rates at state universities
October 18, 2009 in print edition on A1
Kansas Board of Regents is pushing the heads of the state’s universities to increase student retention and graduation rates.
Churches denounce children as ‘witches’
Around 1,000 have been murdered during past decade
October 18, 2009 in print edition on E10
The nine-year-old boy lay on a bloodstained hospital sheet crawling with ants, staring blindly at the wall.
Obama experiences his own Frank Capra moment
October 18, 2009 in print edition on B7
Maybe it happened on an afternoon when no one was looking.
Climate concerns turn city’s smell into cash cow
October 18, 2009 in print edition on A4
The smell of manure hangs over Greeley as it has for half a century.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘The Collateral Tears of War’
October 18, 2009 in print edition on D3
Child bodies lie dead in the street
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