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Winter squash The day in photos, November 3, 2010
Polls
Have you ever forgotten to set your clock for daylight saving time?

Poll results

Response Percent
Nope — I always remember.
 
57%
A few times, but I quickly remembered what was going on
 
30%
Yes — It was a disaster!
 
12%
Total 506
Videos

Lead stories

12:22 a.m.
LJWorld.com election coverage
Lawrence voters buck statewide trends, with little effect on outcomes; turnout not what clerk was expecting
Posted November 2, 2010
11:50 p.m. update by Jonathan Kealing As things in Kansas wind down, there are very few races yet to be called. Here's a wrap-up of ...
1:11 a.m.
LJWorld.com election coverage
Lawrence voters buck statewide trends, with little effect on outcomes; turnout not what clerk was expecting
Posted November 2, 2010
11:50 p.m. update by Jonathan Kealing As things in Kansas wind down, there are very few races yet to be called. Here's a wrap-up of ...
6:00 a.m.
Michael Machell, left, Alice Ann Johnston and Don Johnston look at early return numbers on the library vote Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 at the Douglas County Courthouse. Lawrence voters approve $18 million library expansion
8:31 p.m., November 2, 2010 Updated 11:25 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Plans for an $18 million Lawrence Public Library expansion have just moved from the fiction to the non-fiction shelf. Lawrence voters gave the library project a 10 percentage-point victory Tuesday, and at least one city commissioner is betting they’ve given the community a boost that will go beyond more space for books.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor poses at KU Media Day. Taylor seems to have matured a lot since he was involved in controversy last year surrounding a fight with the KU football team and his Facebook page. Tyshawn Taylor appears to have grown up
November 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
We all grow up at different rates. For example, maturity-wise, I’m looking forward to my teenage years.
2:00 p.m.
Kris Kobach, left, visits with a T.V. news reporter during a GOP Clean Sweep party Tuesday, Nov. 2, 2010 in Toepka. Kobach defeated Chris Biggs in the race for Sec. of State. Kobach beats Biggs to win Kansas secretary of state race
7:39 p.m., November 2, 2010 Updated 10:48 p.m.
Early results in the race for Kansas Secretary of State show Kris Kobach ahead of Chris Biggs, Phillip Horatio Lucas and Derek Langseth with 65.4% of the vote.
6:00 p.m.
David Wetrich, foreground right, a sixth-grader at New York School, rehearses “Jingle Bells” with the school band Monday. Standing at back is band instructor Paul Morgenroth. Gov. Mark Parkinson cut public schools on Monday by $36 million, in addition to not funding the $156 million needed to compensate for increased school costs. Since last year, base state aid has been cut from $4,433 per pupil to $4,012 per pupil. “Some districts will be forced to lay off teachers and close schools,” Parkinson said. Coalition of Kansas school districts files new lawsuit challenging education funding in state
November 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Attorneys for a coalition of Kansas school districts have filed a lawsuit against the state over the way public education is funded.

All stories

Quaids are no-shows in court yet again
November 3, 2010 in print edition on B7
“Where are the Quaids?”
Haskell moves
The formal exit of Haskell’s president may not be a positive move, but at least it clears the way for a permanent appointment to that office.
November 3, 2010 in print edition on A7
The leadership issue at Haskell Indian Nations University has been clarified but not in a particularly positive way.