Archive for Monday, October 26, 2009

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The day in photos, October 26, 2009
Have you ever physically fallen asleep on the job?

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Area residents gather at the Westar Energy plant Saturday to participate in one of hundreds of rallies worldwide, advocating for wind energy. The event was coordinated by, which is urging world leaders to take fast and effective action on global warming. Protesters decry coal use near Westar
October 25, 2009 in print edition on 1B
With a billowing smokestack in the background, about 30 activists on Saturday chanted, “What do we want? Clean energy. When do we want it? Now,” in front of the Westar Energy facility, 1250 N. 1800 Road in Lawrence.
6:00 a.m.
Shannon Gorres, pastor of Hispanic Ministries at Plymouth Congregational Church, standing at left, talks with teacher Rocio Sanchez Ares during an English as a second language class as a student and volunteer work together, in the foreground. Gorres started the program this year at the church. Church makes teaching English a mission
October 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
At first glance, it may not look like much — about 20 people gathered in a small classroom on the second floor of Plymouth Congregational Church.
10:00 a.m.
A Kansas University student makes his way toward the dorms on Daisy Hill in this file photo. KU still fine-tuning policy on alcohol
October 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University students are continuing to address a proposed policy change that seeks to balance individual privacy rights against student safety.
2:00 p.m.
Dr. Darren Klish, a radiation oncologist at the Lawrence Cancer Center, gets a hug from one of his patients, Lisa Flanders, in this 2009 photo. Flanders had been diagnosed with breast cancer a year earlier. Health care specialists collaborate to streamline optimal cancer care
October 26, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Just over a year ago, 48-year-old Lawrence resident Lisa Flanders felt a really sharp pain in her left breast.
6:00 p.m.
Fear factors: Why we love to be scared
October 26, 2009
You walk though a dark hallway with ghoulish shadows and shrieks, and suddenly a hand grabs you through a hole in the wall. You might scream, run away or get excited, but in the back of your mind, you know it’s harmless.

All stories

Kansas regulators approve equalizing Westar rates
07:01 p.m., October 26, 2009 Updated 11:27 p.m. in print edition on B10
Kansas regulators have approved equalizing the rates for customers of the state’s largest electric provider.
Student pays homage to teacher, learner
October 26, 2009 in print edition on A9
Let me tell you about my fifth-grade classroom.
Are we killing time or killing television?
October 26, 2009 in print edition on A11
Cake is not a palate-cleanser.
Bradford’s season officially done
OU quarterback to have surgery, will enter NFL Draft
October 26, 2009 in print edition on B2
Heisman Trophy winner Sam Bradford will have season-ending shoulder surgery and expects to enter the NFL Draft in April.
Alive and kicking
Dolinsky lifts Kansas over ISU, 1-0
October 26, 2009 in print edition on B1
Kansas edged Iowa State, 1-0, to keep its slim playoff hopes alive.
Pump patrol
October 26, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 26, 2009.
Bill Gates pushes school reform
Foundation shapes federal education policy
October 26, 2009 in print edition on B12
The real secretary of education, the joke goes, is Bill Gates.