Archive for Tuesday, October 20, 2009

Also from October 20

Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
South Dakota bison roundup The day in photos, October 20, 2009 Rachel Leek
Podcasts
Polls
Who should be responsible for making sure students are eating a healthy lunch?

Poll results

Response Percent
The parent or guardian by packing a healthy meal to bring to school
 
43%
The school district, which prepares the meal
 
27%
The state or federal government by providing the money to the school district to ensure all students get a healthy meal
 
24%
Not sure
 
5%
Total 849
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
A Zebra Mussel that was found in the Kansas River is shown with a dime. Several thousand of these mussels have been found in the river. The species’ rapid reproduction and colonization already force municipalities, utilities and other industrial operations nationwide to spend $1 billion a year on control efforts. Zebra mussels found in Kansas River; officials concerned about pipe clogs, but water safe
October 19, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Zebra mussels are in the Kansas River, threatening to clog pipes that carry water into the city’s Kaw Water Treatment Plant.
10:00 a.m.
Online chat
Swine flu and the vaccine
October 20, 2009
Barbara Schnitker, director of clinical services at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and a registered nurse, will answer questions about the swine flu, the vaccine for it, and the upcoming immunization clinics.
11:30 a.m.
Online chat
Swine flu and the vaccine
October 20, 2009
Barbara Schnitker, director of clinical services at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department and a registered nurse, will answer questions about the swine flu, the vaccine for it, and the upcoming immunization clinics.
12:30 p.m.
An aerial view of the Kansas University campus. KU taking advantage of stimulus cash to get needed work done
October 19, 2009 in print edition on 3A
With more than $17 million in federal stimulus dollars committed to research at Kansas University, campus leaders are positioning to earn even more in the future.
4:00 p.m.
Kansas University’s School of Music is organizing an “Iron Chef”-style competition for composition students such as Jeremiah Li, pictured above. A performance from the event will be at 7:30 p.m. Friday. Scores to settle: KU staging first Iron Composer event to give music students taste of innovation on deadline
October 20, 2009 in print edition on 1C
In the world of music composition, trash-talking just doesn’t work.

All stories

Senate approves $32 million in funding for NBAF
Bill now goes to Obama
October 20, 2009 in print edition on A1
The Senate has approved $32 million for a massive Kansas lab aimed at research on foot-and-mouth and other diseases.
H1N1 vaccine arrives
Health department workers go over plans for 1st clinic
October 20, 2009 in print edition on A1
The first shipment of swine flu vaccines arrived Monday at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
People in the news
October 20, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for October 20, 2009.
Keep market gains in perspective
October 20, 2009 in print edition on B7
Someone asked me if I was excited when the Dow once again hit the 10,000-point mark. Nope.
Pump patrol
October 20, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 20, 2009.
Trial ordered in rape, kidnapping case
Woman describes being attacked getting into car
October 20, 2009 in print edition on A4
It happened in an instant.