Archive for Thursday, October 29, 2009

Also from October 29

On the street
Photo galleries
Renderings of the proposed new Lawrence Community Shelter
Have you ever been involved in a car-deer accident?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 883

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A few snack-size candy bars quickly add up to a full-size candy bar — or more. The candy plan: Have a strategy to avoid overindulging in Halloween goodies
October 28, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Occasionally, adventurous souls use Halloween as an excuse to find a gateway to hell.
6:00 a.m.
Two varieties of gulls are passing through Lawrence from Canada and the northern states. Franklin’s Gulls, such as the smaller bird here, are black behind the head, and they have a gray mantle. The larger Ring-billed Gull, behind, is known for its black ring around the beak. The birds, after stopping at Clinton Lake on Wednesday, will head for warmer southern climates. Gulls making their presence known in Lawrence
October 28, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Stacy Snider estimated more than a thousand gulls had gathered last week on the grass at Sunflower School’s playground.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Molly Kuzinski steadies her 4-year-old son, Devon, as Nora Murphy administers a nasal mist version of the H1N1 vaccination during a Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department community clinic on Oct. 28 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets. The health department's upcoming clinics will be open to any Douglas County resident; there no longer will be priority groups. Smoother’ swine flu clinic serves 1,300
1:51 p.m., October 28, 2009 Updated 12:40 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department’s second H1N1 immunization clinic on Wednesday afternoon was described by volunteers as “smoother, faster, less stressful and quieter” than the first one held a week earlier.
2:00 p.m.
A mechanical corpse points the way to the entrance of Adler’s Castle, a haunted house, as visitors prepare to go in Wednesday at the Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. The haunted house will be open through Halloween. Ghosts, goblins find roosting spot at Eagles Lodge
October 29, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Ghouls and a graveyard are transforming the Eagles Lodge in Lawrence into Adler’s Castle — a haunted house that opened Wednesday night.
3:26 p.m.
Kansas head coach Bill Self answers questions during Big 12 men's media day Thursday, Oct. 22, 2009 at the Sprint Center. Jayhawks tapped No. 1
October 29, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team remains the popular preseason pick to win the 2010 NCAA championship.
6:00 p.m.
Hot scary messes: Last-minute Halloween costumes for the cheap and indecisive
October 28, 2009
If you haven’t assembled your Halloween costume yet, shame on you! Being poor or busy or distracted by swine flu or “balloon boy” or how awful the Chiefs have become are not viable excuses…

All stories

Pump patrol
October 29, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 29, 2009.
People in the news
October 29, 2009 in print edition on B6
People in the news for October 29, 2009.
London cemetery promotes sharing graves
October 29, 2009 in print edition on C10
So you think London, population 8 million, is crowded with the living?
Neither party has room to brag
October 29, 2009 in print edition on A7
You figure the White House is probably feeling pretty good about itself right now.
Mall mistake
October 29, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Closing downtown streets for a pedestrian mall is a bad idea.
Sound good?
October 29, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: Problems with ObamaCare — Senate version.