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High School Cross Country Regionals KU vs. Oklahoma The day in photos, October 24, 2009
KU football has five games remaining in the regular season. How many of those games will the Jayhawks win?

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Response Percent
Total 2887
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Oklahoma?

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Response Percent
Jacob Branstetter
Jake Sharp
Ryan Murphy
D.J. Beshears
Chris Harris
Total 68
If you had the choice of these two options for KU's football team, which would you pick?

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Response Percent
A loss to Colorado and a win over Oklahoma
A win over Colorado and a loss to Oklahoma
Total 212

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Free State quarterback Camren Torneden, left, directs his teammates in their school fight song after the Firebirds' fourth consecutive win over crosstown rival Lawrence High on Friday, Oct. 23, 2009 at Free State High School. FINAL: Torneden’s big day leads Free State to 42-14 victory over LHS
6:24 p.m., October 23, 2009 Updated 11:32 p.m.
Free State’s Camren Torneden scored touchdowns on his first three carries, leading the Firebirds to the 28-point win.
6:00 a.m.
An aerial view of Free State High School's stadium before the Firebirds took on the Lawrence High Lions Friday night. The Firebirds claimed their fourth straight victory in the crosstown rivalry. Early ‘Birds
October 24, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Anyone with a 7:30 p.m. dinner date Friday night could have stayed at Free State High for 20 minutes, seen all he needed to see of the football game and still made it to the table in time for the first course.
10:00 a.m.
Brandon Woods Retirement Community human resources director Margaret Ostronic, left, talks with Susan Simmons, of Lawrence, about employment opportunities Friday during the Community Career Connection at Pinnacle Career Institute. Hundreds turn out for employment fair
October 24, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Word of a job fair, job-search seminars and networking opportunities reached all the way to Ottawa, and Mark Clemens wasn’t about to miss out.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas receiver Dezmon Briscoe throws a pass during pregame warmups at Memorial Stadium, Friday, Oct. 24, 2009. FINAL: Oklahoma overwhelms Kansas, 35-13
12:20 p.m., October 24, 2009 Updated 9:33 p.m.
The Sooners’ defense intercepted KU’s Todd Reesing three times in the first half and held the Jayhawks without a touchdown in the first 55 minutes.
7:30 p.m.
Lawrence High football players, from left, Dom Reiske, senior; Taylor Coleman, senior, and Darrin Sorem, junior, have a laugh over breakfast before school at Cornerstone Southern Baptist Church, 802 W. 22nd St. Terrace. Each game day, team members meet for breakfast at the church and bring in donations for the food pantry. Good works from the gridiron
October 24, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Food and football often go hand-in-hand. Players eat truckloads before and after games, and spectators master the art of cheering with a hot dog in hand. The grub and gridiron made another connection this fall when an alert mom realized the boys suiting up for the Lawrence High football team could help others in the community, too.

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People in the news
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D7
People in the news for October 24, 2009.
Around and about
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D3
Around and about for October 24, 2009.
Club news
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D3
Club news for October 24, 2009.
Pump patrol
October 24, 2009 in print edition on B1
Pump patrol for October 24, 2009.
Swine flu decree allows quicker reaction
President’s Saturday declaration of national emergency largely procedural
October 24, 2009 in print edition on A1
President Barack Obama on Saturday declared the swine flu outbreak a national emergency, a procedural step designed to allow health-care providers to speed treatment and slow the spread of the disease.
CEO’ Bon Jovi wants respect
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D7
What’s a group from Jersey gotta do to get some respect?
Holiday parties threatened by flu
Individual servings can reduce risk of spreading germs
October 24, 2009 in print edition on E6
Is it safe to party when swine flu threatens to crash your bash?
FCE News
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D5
FCE news for October 24, 2009.
Faith Forum: How does charity tie into your faith?
October 24, 2009 in print edition on D1
• Charity without love is empty • Examples of giving abound in Bible
Seniors’ bonus should be redirected
October 24, 2009 in print edition on B6
This story begins, as do so many dramas, at the box office.