Archive for Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Also from October 27

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, October 27, 2009 Free State soccer 4, Junction City 0
Should panhandling be outlawed in downtown Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1336

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Damian Scott, 19, panhandles for change from the downtown lunch crowd Nov. 6, 2008, on Massachusetts Street near the Ninth Street intersection. Lawrence city commissioner seeks outright ban on panhandling downtown
October 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
City commissioners will hear a pitch from one of their own on Tuesday to adopt a new set of regulations that would ban panhandling in the downtown area.
10:00 a.m.
Andre Atwell, 1, Lawrence, takes some candy from Jesse Gilbert, a Kansas University freshman from Chicago, during a trick-or-treating event Sunday at KU’s Lewis Hall. Halloween falls on a Saturday this year — and on the night before daylight saving time ends. Below, Chris Botkin, 8, of Tonganoxie, also haunted Lewis Hall on Sunday. Some Halloween reminders for everyone
October 27, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In a world where the latest Facebook changes can freak out even the most sensible folks around — A new homepage?! Horrors!!! — imagine the witches’ brew of fun and fright waiting to get stirred up when Halloween arrives this Saturday night.
10:10 a.m.
Online chat
Health director to talk about swine flu, immunization clinics
October 27, 2009
Dan Partridge, director of the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, will answer questions concerning the H1N1 virus, commonly known as swine flu, as well as the vaccine and the community immunization clinics.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self laughs between questions during Big 12 media day Thursday in Kansas City, Mo. Deadlines nearing for latest round of grants from Bill Self’s foundation
October 26, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self and his foundation are seeking ideas this week from organizations on how to help young people in Kansas.
6:00 p.m.
Ally Koppes, a Lawrence High School senior, paints and draws in Wendy Vertacnik’s art class. Koppes is the October ArtStar, an honor co-sponsored by Jayhawk Dental and The World Company. Drawing lesson: October ArtStar blossoms after intensive study in pastels
October 27, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Ally Koppes has loved drawing for years, but she wasn’t ready to spend all day, every day doing it.

All stories

McGwire joins Cardinals
Ex-St. Louis slugger to be hitting coach
October 27, 2009 in print edition on B2
Mark McGwire is back in baseball, reunited with Tony La Russa as the St. Louis Cardinals’ hitting coach.
Pump patrol
October 27, 2009 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.47 at several locations.
Federal student loans make better option
October 27, 2009 in print edition on B9
I can’t stand debt. One of my missions in life is to help keep people out of debt.
Yankees to face Big Red Machine
October 27, 2009 in print edition on B2
Babe Ruth’s team now faces a Ruthian force.
Lifetime fitness
Establishing fitness habits for our youngsters is at least as important as promoting team sports.
October 27, 2009 in print edition on A9
When local school or parks and recreation officials start talking about youth activities, the focus often moves quickly to facilities that primarily are aimed at accommodating team sports.