Archive for Monday, October 19, 2009

Also from October 19

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Pet Post: Fall 2009 The day in photos, October 19, 2009
Polls
Have you already sampled from that bag of candy you bought for Halloween trick-or-treaters?

Poll results

Response Percent
I haven’t bought Halloween candy yet
 
47%
Yes
 
24%
I don’t buy Halloween candy
 
20%
No
 
7%
Total 748
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Wild Women of the Frontier conducted tryouts on Sunday with a game of horse soccer at the Round-Up Club in Topeka. Members of the group perform as historical female figures from the Wild West days. Wild Women are on ‘wanted’ list
October 19, 2009 in print edition on 3A
There was a soccer game Sunday morning in Topeka. The unusual part was that it was horse hooves, not human feet, kicking around the ball inside the Round-Up Club in southwest Topeka.
10:00 a.m.
Greensburg, Kan., city manager Steve Hewitt, second from left, tells the story of losing his home to a tornado to members of the Kansas congressional delegation in this 2007 file photo. Listening are, Rep. Todd Tiahrt, left, Rep. Jerry Moran, second from right, and Sen. Sam Brownback. Tiahrt and Moran will face off in the 2010 primary for a seat in the Senate. It’s too early to call 2010 U.S. Senate race
October 19, 2009 in print edition on 3A
In the GOP Senate race between two Kansas congressmen, Jerry Moran, second from right, now has a $2 million cash advantage over Todd Tiahrt, left. They’re vying to replace Sam Brownback, right.
2:00 p.m.
Rachel Leek, center, works at the WheatFields Bakery tent at the Taste of Lawrence fall mixer in September. Leek died Friday afternoon from injuries from an apparent hit-and-run accident while she was riding her bicycle. Bicyclist’s influence was felt by many
12:00 a.m., October 19, 2009 Updated 11:21 a.m. in print edition on 1A
At Wheatfields Bakery on Saturday morning, business continued as usual during the breakfast shift at the popular Lawrence restaurant. But the mood for both employees and regular customers was understandably somber, said chef Phillip Toevs, as they mourned the death of 20-year-old Rachel Leek, above center, who had worked at the bakery at Ninth and Vermont streets for the past two years.
6:00 p.m.
Perchance to dream: Cut out the habits robbing you of a good night’s sleep
October 19, 2009
Not enough sleep — it’s a problem facing millions of Americans, and its causes could be rooted in a wide array of different behaviors and diseases.

All stories

Pump patrol
October 19, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 19, 2009.
All aboard!
October 19, 2009 in print edition on A9
To the editor: Lawrence is on the move and on the right track!
Tide take over No. 1 spot
October 19, 2009 in print edition on B6
After a steady climb, Alabama has reached the top of the AP poll.
School district hopes budget stretches far enough
More state cuts may be coming, and the outlook for 2010-2011 is simply anybody’s guess
October 19, 2009 in print edition on A1
The Lawrence school district’s budget was slashed by $2.5 million by the time the first bell rang in the 2009-2010 school year.
It’s too early for the Giants to panic
October 19, 2009 in print edition on B2
Statement game? The Giants had better hope not.