Archive for Wednesday, October 21, 2009

Also from October 21

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Swine Flu vaccinations The day in photos, October 21, 2009
Polls
Are you going to get vaccinated against the swine flu?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
67%
Yes
 
32%
Total 905
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence High school seniors, from left, Annum Chaudhry, Jasmine Sims and Alexx Fuller visit during lunch Tuesday in the school’s cafeteria. The Institute of Medicine has announced recommendations to make school lunches and breakfasts more nutritious. The proposed guidelines include limits on salt, fat and calories. Chaudhry said she felt pretty good Tuesday about her lunch choices, which included broccoli and some fruit. Study recommends school lunches include more fruits, veggies and whole grains
October 20, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence superintendent Rick Doll eats lunch about once a week at one of the schools. On Tuesday, he had a roast beef sandwich, a smattering of vegetables, fruits and a salad.
10:00 a.m.
A helicopter sweeps a herd of bison over a hill at Wind Cave National Park north of Hot Springs, SD. Herd of wild bison being moved from South Dakota to Kansas’ Tallgrass Prairie National Preserve
October 20, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Leaders of a national park in the Kansas Flint Hills are close to completing a project to obtain a herd of wild bison for visitors of the park to see.
2:00 p.m.
Sir Robert Worcester, a Kansas University graduate who has been knighted by Queen Elizabeth, was at KU’s Hall Center for Humanities on Tuesday giving a history of Allington Castle, his home in the county of Kent, England. Jayhawk’s home really is his castle
October 21, 2009
Sir Robert Worcester isn’t a typical Kansas University alumnus. For starters, his house has 26 bathrooms.
6:00 p.m.
Harry Cook, North Lawrence, weighs popcorn that he’ll sell from his massive stockpile of growing kernels over the years. Pop secret: Growers, connoisseurs share favorite recipes for homemade popcorn
October 21, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Harry Cook never planned on being the “Popcorn Man” to Lawrence’s kernel lovers.

All stories

Lining up for swine flu shots
Community H1N1 clinic first in state
02:10 p.m., October 21, 2009 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A1
Douglas County’s first swine flu vaccination clinic for the community has proven popular.
Critical choice
The new Kansas commissioner of education will play a pivotal role in the future not only of Kansas schools, but of the state’s economic vitality.
October 21, 2009 in print edition on A8
Today, members of the Kansas State Board of Education will take the first steps in arguably the most important job they do for the residents of Kansas: hiring a new commissioner of education for the state.
A-Rod delivers again
Yankees rout Angels, take 3-1 lead
October 21, 2009
New York beat the Angels, 10-1, for a 3-1 lead in the AL Championship series.
Pump patrol
October 21, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.37 at several stations.