Archive for Friday, October 30, 2009

Also from October 30

Audio clips
Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Lawrence High volleyball at state tournament Free State soccer 1, Manhattan 0 The day in photos, October 30, 2009
Polls
When it comes to daylight saving time, which do you prefer?

Poll results

Response Percent
Neither; don’t mess with the time.
 
42%
Falling back.
 
35%
Springing forward.
 
22%
Total 1840
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
Records of customers’ prescription purchases were thrown away in a trash bin along Eighth Street during renovations to the former Round Corner Pharmacy building, 801 Mass. Tom Wilcox, owner of the former pharmacy, later worked to secure the documents Thursday.
Pharmacy records recovered from downtown trash bin
October 29, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The owner of the former Round Corner Pharmacy was scrambling Thursday night to recover hundreds of detailed customer records that had been thrown away during the building’s renovations.
10:00 a.m.
The architect's drawing shows the proposed new community shelter planned for the site of the former Don's Steakhouse on East 23rd Street. Community shelter leaders submit revised plan for new shelter, including renderings
October 29, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Leaders of the Lawrence Community Shelter have filed a revised set of plans that shrink the size of the homeless shelter proposed for the former Don’s Steakhouse location on East 23rd Street.
2:00 p.m.
The spirit of Col. Shalor Eldridge is reported to haunt the hallways and basement of the Eldridge Hotel, one of Lawrence’s ghost tour destinations visited by Beth Cooper, co-owner of Ghost Tours of Kansas, a Topeka-based company. She’ll be conducting tours in Lawrence today and on Halloween. Behind Cooper is a photo of Col. Eldridge and his family from 1854 that hangs in the lobby of the hotel, 701 Mass. Hunting Lawrence’s ghosts
October 30, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Lawrence is a town with a lot of history, and to Beth Cooper that means one thing — plenty of places are haunted.
6:00 p.m.
The Halloween spirit was alive and kicking Thursday afternoon at the Fun and Games costume store, 1601 W. 23rd St. Trying on a Gumby costume, Jake Miller gets opinions from his friends Ryne Laster, center, and Nick Scannapieco. Shoppers might be a little more frugal in their spending this year, but costume and candy sales won’t be scrapped altogether. Economy scares off some Halloween sales
October 30, 2009 in print edition on 6A
Last year, Americans spent an estimated $5.77 billion celebrating Halloween, but the current economic downturn is prompting some people to scale back on the spookiest of holidays.

All stories

KU women ranked No. 20 in preseason AP poll
Jayhawks pick up first national ranking in nine seasons
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B3
The Kansas women’s basketball team is ranked No. 20 in the preseason Associated Press poll released Friday.
People in the news
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B10
People in the news for October 30, 2009.
Reiske back for Lions
Either LHS, Pioneers to get first win
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B4
Dom Reiske has been cleared to play today for Lawrence High against Leavenworth.
Hunting Lawrence’s ghosts
Company offers tours of reportedly haunted sites in city and area
October 30, 2009 in print edition on A3
Lawrence is a town with a lot of history, and to Beth Cooper that means one thing — plenty of places are haunted.
Pump patrol
October 30, 2009 in print edition on A3
Pump patrol for October 30, 2009.
‘This Is It’ draws $20.1M
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B10
The King of Pop is No. 1 again.
Consumers returning to name brands
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B11
Signs of an improving economy might be in your kitchen or bathroom cupboards.
Rec calendar
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B8
The rec calendar for October 30, 2009.
Mother knows best
Gonzalez listens to mom, scores off corner kick for Firebirds
October 30, 2009 in print edition on B1
Sometimes, all the planning and preparation in the world can be trumped by a snap decision on a random night.
Local support
October 30, 2009 in print edition on A11
To the editor: I am baffled with Lawrence.
Public option calls for public outcry
October 30, 2009 in print edition on A11
Does anyone in Washington tell the truth?