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12:00 a.m.
Owen Phariss waves to the crowd after being crowned homecoming king during halftime of Free State’s football game Friday night. Audrey Hughes, left, and Rachel Heeb, right, tied for homecoming queen honors. Free State lost the football game to Shawnee Mission East, 28-21. A crowning achievement: FSHS homecoming opens new door
October 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As the public address announcer named the 2010 Free State High School homecoming king, Nancy Holmes said it felt as if her heart had jumped out of her chest. Her son Owen Phariss, a senior at Free State, was voted king by his classmates Friday night — a vote that took more than 800 signatures to cast.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas tight end Tim Biere falls backwards after colliding with Baylor safety Mike Hicks (17) during the fourth quarter Saturday, Oct. 2, 2010 at Floyd Casey Stadium in Waco, Texas. At right is Baylor defensive back Mikail Baker. Programs headed in opposite directions
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1C
It didn’t in any way feel like just one game. It felt like a college football program on the rise mauling one on the decline. It left no room for ambiguity. Baylor football sits at one level, Kansas University football another. Don’t forget to include Baylor when listing the schools Kansas must stand behind when knocking on the doors of football recruits from Texas.
10:00 a.m.
Rally, a certified service dog for ministerial purposes, mingles with residents and staff at Presbyterian Manor last month. From left are resident Carol Floersch, health services LPN Kristin Morrell, and chaplain Dottie Scholtz, Rally's owner. Rally started making the rounds with Dotty about six weeks ago when she started as chaplain at the facility. Service dog a faithful friend to residents
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Carol Floersch enjoys living at Presbyterian Manor but until recently, she lacked something very important in her life — animals.
2:00 p.m.
Parents Jim and Holli Joyce, Lawrence, are only a couple blocks away from their son Alek, now a freshman at Kansas University, but it feels much farther. The family is adjusting the change in their family. Jim and Alek were photographed Saturday on the KU campus. Making a smooth transition: Parents find new role when kids enter college
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Making the transition from going to Free State High School to attending Kansas University has been smooth for KU freshman Alek Joyce and his parents.
6:00 p.m.
Haven Shelton, 4, Lawrence, was invited to wear a "princess cape" while watching a Viking living-history demonstration at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The exhibit was part of Saturday’s Nordic Heritage Festival. Festival celebrates Scandinavian history
October 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
With long beards and long hair, Kansas City, Mo., residents Caleb May and Stephen Holdeman — dressed in traditional Nordic costumes — looked the part of real Vikings at Saturday’s ninth annual Nordic Heritage Festival.

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Traffic accidents stall Turnpike traffic
11:56 a.m., October 3, 2010 Updated 09:01 p.m. in print edition on A3
A multi-car accident on the westbound lanes of the Kansas Turnpike near mile marker 210 has traffic backed up late Sunday afternoon.
Cancer walk training provides a new view
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B7
I am trudging through a drizzling rain when I come across this wooden footbridge I’ve never seen before.
Elections are meaner than they used to be
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
October is a great month … in off-election years. Unfortunately, this year isn’t one of them as evidenced by the ubiquitous, and often vicious, political commercials that cause us to gnash our teeth and mute our TVs.
Lawrence author releases new book
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
Novelist, short-story writer and poet Tom Mach has released a new short story collection, titled “Stories to Enjoy.”
KU Wind Ensemble starting season
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
The KU Wind Ensemble will kick off its 2010-11 season with “Circean Waters,” conducted by Paul Popiel, KU’s new director of bands.
Auditions scheduled for ‘Annie’
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
Leapin’ Lizards! Theatre Lawrence has announced auditions for children and adults for a December production of “Annie.”
KU Theatre debuts Neil Simon comedy
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
The University Theatre opens its 2010-11 main stage season at Kansas University this month with Neil Simon’s “Lost in Yonkers.”
Train your dog to be a good citizen
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
During the past few weeks, I’ve interacted with or seen stories about several therapy dogs whose job it is to visit hospitals, nursing homes and other health-care facilities and do what dogs do best: make people feel good.
New exhibit up at Landmark bank
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
Kansas artists Jan Gaumnitz, Margaret Rose and Steve Ramberg have works currently on display at Landmark National Bank, 4621 W. Sixth St.
Service dog a faithful friend to residents
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B1
Carol Floersch enjoys living at Presbyterian Manor but until recently, she lacked something very important in her life — animals.
Patty Larkin to perform at Unity
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D7
Patty Larkin has been redefining the boundaries of folk-urban pop music for 25 years with her inventive guitar wizardry and uncompromising vocals and lyrics.
Behind the Lens: Tips for taking photos of fall, colors
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D1
As we move from summer to fall, I’m noticing how the quality of light is slowly changing. Late afternoon sunlight is illuminating objects in my house located farther from windows as the sun moves in a lower arc across the sky.
Congressional gridlock is two-party issue
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B6
The Democrats were lying in wait for John Boehner when the Republican leader of the House announced that he would address the subject of congressional reform in a speech on Thursday at the American Enterprise Institute.
Missing news
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B6
It’s been said that President Barack Obama is one of the most, if not the most, polarizing presidents in United States history.
LHS soccer tops Topeka
October 3, 2010
Justin Riley, Robert Lyan and Zach Wustefeld each scored a goal as Lawrence High’s soccer team beat Topeka, 3-1, on Saturday at LHS.
Game balls and Gassers
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C4
Game balls and Gassers from KU’s game against Baylor on October 2, 2010.
Matt Tait’s Kansas University football notebook
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C5
Kansas University sophomore D.J. Beshears did enough his first two kickoff returns Saturday to make Baylor coach Art Briles change his mind about giving the dynamic return man another chance.
QB ‘G3’ key for Baylor
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C4
In the days leading up to Saturday’s Big 12 Conference opener for both teams, Baylor quarterback Robert Griffin III took it upon himself to do more than work on plays. He also worked on the minds of teammates.
Three to be inducted into Kansas Hall of Fame
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
Lawrence High volleyball coaching legend Joan Wells today will be inducted into the Kansas Sports Hall of Fame at 4 p.m. at the Wichita Boathouse.
Baker rolls, 63-10
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
The Baker football team routed Culver-Stockton, 63-10, on Saturday.
Haskell wins first game
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
Ryan Alden threw three touchdowns passes to lead the Haskell football team to its first victory of the season. Haskell defeated Trinity Bible College, 27-14, on Saturday in its homecoming game.
KU doubles team advances
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
The Kansas University doubles team of Erin Wilbert and Ekaterina Morozova defeated the No. 6-seeded Texas team in the prequalifying draw of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association Women’s All-American Championships on Saturday morning at the Los Angeles Tennis Center.
Texas Tech tops KU volleyball
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
Karina Garlington led Kansas University with 17 kills in its 3-2 loss to Texas Tech on Saturday.
Logano earns Nationwide victory
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
Joey Logano has plenty of experience racing teammate Kyle Busch for wins.
U.S. women steamroll Spain, will play for title
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C2
Tamika Catchings scored 14 points to lead the United States to a 106-70 victory over Spain and into the gold-medal game of the women’s basketball world championship.
Officials finish review of KSU research reactor
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
Federal officials have completed an inspection of a research reactor at Kansas State University following an incident in which a faculty member was exposed to minor amounts of radiation.
Weaver’s president key to store’s balance between old-fashioned charm, modern trends
October 3, 2010
For generations, Weaver’s has been where Lawrence’s high school girls shop for prom dresses, young couples register for weddings and parents take their children to sit on Santa’s lap. With its pneumatic tubes, makeup counters and holiday gift wrapping, Weaver’s oozes with the nostalgia that comes from being one of the country’s oldest department stores. The clothes, however, are thoroughly modern. Key to finding the balance between keeping up with fashion trends and holding onto the charm of a long-ago era is the store’s president, Joe Flannery.
Escaped inmate back in custody
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B3
An inmate who escaped from the Wyandotte County Courthouse is back in custody.
Train, car collide leaving 1 injured
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B3
A train collided with a car in south-central Kansas, injuring one person.
Group hoping to honor Kansans killed in Afghanistan, Iraq with memorials
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B3
A group is starting to get organized to raise funds to build a memorial to Kansans killed in the wars in Afghanistan and Iraq.
Neb. man killed in motorcycle accident
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
A Nebraska man has been died in a motorcycle accident in eastern Kansas.
Coalition hosts forums to educate voters
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
The Voter Education Coalition is sponsoring two nights of candidate forums in preparation for the Nov. 2 elections.
Lawrence High boys cross country team triumphs
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C3
Zach Andregg placed fourth and Ari Pelli-Nilsen seventh to pace Lawrence High to victory in the team race at the Topeka Seaman Invitational on Saturday at Shawnee North Community Center.
Pharmaceutical professor finds pathways from research to reality
October 3, 2010
Val Stella says he’s just good at connecting the dots. A distinguished professor of pharmaceutical chemistry at Kansas University, Stella has been connecting the dots at KU since 1973.
Finding history: Project attempts to unearth WWII airplane crashes
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A6
Justin Taylan boots up his laptop computer in the climate-controlled comfort of a cafe and clicks on photographs of a World War II airplane lying in pieces amid a steamy jungle on the other side of the world.
Looking for an exercise boost? Try beetroot juice
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A6
When Chris Carver ran an ultra-marathon in Scotland last year, which challenges athletes to run as far as possible within 24 hours, he ran 140 miles.
Free speech cases top Supreme Court docket
Anti-gay protests at funerals among issues to be heard
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A4
First Amendment cases top the Supreme Court’s docket as it begins a new term with a new justice and three women on the bench for the first time.
Obama promotes clean energy
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
Wind, solar and other clean energy technologies produce jobs and are essential for the country’s environment and economy, President Barack Obama said in promoting his administration’s efforts.
USPS: Droopy newspapers to cost more to mail
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
Even if a newspaper is filled with hard news, the U.S. Postal Service is checking to see whether it’s droopy.
U.S. to warn citizens to be vigilant in Europe
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
The Obama administration will warn U.S. citizens to be vigilant as they travel in Europe, providing updated guidance prompted by al-Qaida threats, American and European officials told The Associated Press on Saturday.
McCain says no presidential run
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
If John McCain hadn’t made it clear before, he’s leaving no doubt that the presidency is a dream gone by.
Interviews in JonBenet case planned
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
Police investigating the death of child beauty queen JonBenet Ramsey are conducting a new round of interviews, based on recommendations from an advisory committee.
20 kidnapped in resort city
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
Gunmen kidnapped 20 men who were traveling together in Mexico’s Pacific coast resort city of Acapulco, authorities said Saturday.
Hope for missing balloonists at fiesta
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
Hundreds of balloonists in New Mexico lifted off Saturday at dawn amid a somber mood, opening the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta while search crews on the other side of the globe scoured the seas for two of the sport’s most acclaimed pilots.
City mulls banning Happy Meal toys
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
San Francisco has a long history of bold public health and environmental stances, going after everything from plastic bags in grocery stores to cigarettes to sugary drinks.
Story time to kick off reading festival
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
In conjunction with Saturday’s River City Reading Festival activities, the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., will put on a story time reading at 1 p.m. Monday.
Fishy theft: 600 lbs. of trout scooped from pond
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
A North Carolina trout farmer thought something was fishy when one of her ponds wasn’t fishy enough.
D.C. rally shows support for struggling Dems
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
Tapping into anger as the tea party movement has done, a coalition of progressive and civil rights groups marched by the thousands Saturday on the Lincoln Memorial and pledged to support Democrats struggling to keep power on Capitol Hill.
Democrats, GOP recalibrate strategies
Parties target races they still have chance to win
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
Democrats have all but written off at least three Senate seats — in North Dakota, Indiana and Arkansas — and at least six House seats in Tennessee, Louisiana, New York and elsewhere as they embark on a final-weeks advertising push to minimize congressional election losses.
On paper, New York Islamic center looks both modern, secular
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
Conceptual sketches of the Islamic center planned two blocks from ground zero envision a futuristic-looking building wrapped in a honeycomb of abstract shapes, with a core containing far more space for secular pursuits than religious worship.
Tampa blanks K.C.; AL East comes down to today
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C2
Sometimes, Joe Maddon wishes he wasn’t so farsighted. All season long as Tampa Bay, New York and Boston slugged it out in the AL East, the Rays’ manager said it would probably come down to the final day of the season. And now it has.
Europeans rally at Ryder Cup
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C2
The Americans stood behind the 18th green with smiles rarely seen on European soil as they watched yet another match go their way Saturday in the Ryder Cup.
Festival celebrates Scandinavian history
Nordic Heritage Festival features modern-day Vikings with authentic clothing, foods and goods
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B1
With long beards and long hair, Kansas City, Mo., residents Caleb May and Stephen Holdeman — dressed in traditional Nordic costumes — looked the part of real Vikings at Saturday’s ninth annual Nordic Heritage Festival.
Parents still advocating to keep Baldwin schools open
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B1
Although the issue was dormant for nearly three months, it’s clear that the passion of advocates for the Baldwin school district’s two rural elementary schools haven’t cooled.
Almost 3,000 millionaires claim jobless benefits, IRS data show
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
After the economy slipped into recession in 2008, millions of Americans received unemployment benefits to make ends meet — including almost 3,000 millionaires.
Advocates lobby for amendment approval
Kansas Constitution now allows Legislature to revoke voting rights of mentally ill
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
Under the Kansas Constitution, state legislators could approve a law that would exclude people with mental illnesses from voting.
Making a smooth transition: Parents find new role when kids enter college
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
Making the transition from going to Free State High School to attending Kansas University has been smooth for KU freshman Alek Joyce and his parents.
Druids recognized as religion for 1st time in U.K.
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A8
Druids have been worshipping the sun and earth for thousands of years in Europe, but now they can say they’re practicing an officially recognized religion.
Silva seeks to cement legacy in election
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A8
The emcee’s voice begins rising to a crescendo rivaling that of any Las Vegas ring announcer, a yell driving through a dense tropical rain that concisely explains what Brazil’s adored president means to his nation.
Israeli Jews celebrate Palestinian Oktoberfest
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A7
This Palestinian village celebrates Oktoberfest each year even though it’s a tiny Christian enclave in a Muslim-majority area, under Israeli occupation.
Talks suspended at Hawker Beechcraft
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B4
An official with the machinists union in Wichita says contract negotiations with Hawker Beechcraft have been suspended.
Murder charges bring man back to Topeka
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B4
A 26-year-old Ohio man charged in northeast Kansas with first-degree murder has agreed to return to Kansas.
Stop-sign cameras catch California drivers off guard
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A5
Ashley Wilson’s mission to drive to a park above Beverly Hills and hike every morning for a week came with a cost that eclipses the burg’s famously pricey lifestyle.
‘The Shadow Woman’ is a chilling Swedish noir
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D3
“The Shadow Woman” (Penguin, $15), by Ake Edwardson: It’s an unbearably hot August in Gothenburg, Sweden, and the bacchanalian Gothenburg Party (an annual outdoor festival filled with concerts) is in full swing, although attendees aren’t filled with revelry and joy. Alcohol levels and racial tensions are both extremely high, and a police officer named Aneta Djanali is assaulted, her jaw smashed to bits.
Poet’s showcase: ‘Pond I Pass’
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D3
There is a pond I pass on mornings
An enduring friendship: Book examines how boxer and playwright influenced each other
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D3
“The Prizefighter and the Playwright: Gene Tunney and Bernard Shaw (Firefly Books, $35), by Jay R. Tunney: An improbably handsome ex-Marine devotes himself to a career of battling thuggish brutes in the prize ring, and one day gets up off the canvas to score a storybook comeback and retire as the heavyweight champion of the world.
Around & About in local business
October 3, 2010 in print edition on E1
The Kansas Bar Association hosted a Sept. 24 welcome reception to honor 211 new admittees to the Kansas Bar. The reception immediately followed the swearing-in ceremony at the Topeka Performing Arts Center.
Bankruptcies
October 3, 2010 in print edition on E1
Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection recently in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records.
Microsoft files lawsuit against Motorola
October 3, 2010
Microsoft Corp. is suing Motorola Inc. for infringing on its smart-phone patents.
When the bedbugs come for me, I’ll be ready
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D1
Some things, I would enjoy discovering in my bed: crisp, 800 thread-count sheets, a sexy sprinkling of red rose petals, Jon Hamm in his skivvies. Better yet, all three simultaneously.
Kovel’s Antiques: Convex mirrors draw in light
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D8
Elaborate antique girandoles sell for $2,000 to $20,000; recent copies sell for under $1,000.
25 years ago: Two potential Turnpike exchange sites studied
October 3, 2010
Local officials had received a study of two potential sites for a Kansas Turnpike interchange, but the report said that neither location had the revenue potential to pay off construction costs. The report did say that both sites would attract about the same amount of traffic and revenue. The first of several public hearings on the issue was scheduled for November, and county residents were strongly urged to attend and share their views.
Economics far from an exact science
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B6
“Economics offers much to teach us,” proclaimed a letter to this paper, written in response to an editorial arguing that a new Lowe’s outlet would contribute tax revenue and jobs to the Lawrence economy. “Economics shows this to be incorrect,” wrote the letter writer. Someone interested in a discussion might have said that the pro-Lowe’s editorial was “debatable.” But apparently, in the writer’s view, the lessons of economics are chiseled in stone, beyond debate. You could almost hear a gong of finality, accompanied by a Mosaic voice stating, “Enough said.”
Tea party tumult adds to nation’s political turmoil
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B7
They’re coming. Not yet, of course. Not this week and not next week, but maybe next month, right after the election. The midterm congressional contests will end and, sure as the frost follows the fall of the leaves, the Republican presidential candidates will be here.
40 years ago: Wichita State University mourns loss of 29 in plane crash
October 3, 2010
Wichita State University, its flags hanging at half-staff, was a silent, shocked community after word was received that 29 people, including 13 of WSU’s top football players, had been killed when their plane crashed into a Colorado mountainside.
Former World Company chairman spent decades serving Lawrence, KU
October 3, 2010
Dolph Simons Sr. built a powerful media company, helped foster a successful Kansas University and consistently worked to ensure a strong community for the Lawrence area and beyond by turning to others. Always by offering help, not searching for it.
100 years ago: Lawrence resident Lucy Hobbs Taylor, first woman dentist, dies
October 3, 2010
Dr. Lucy Taylor died at her home, 809 Vermont street, this morning at 2:30, following a severe attack of paralysis which had gradually affected every part of her body. The funeral services will be held tomorrow afternoon and interment will be made in Oak Hill. Dr. Taylor was among the oldest settlers in Lawrence, coming here with her husband, James M. Taylor, on December 1, 1867. She was the first woman in America to graduate from a dental college, and while many women have since entered the profession, she was the pioneer to embark in a technical profession in those days considered the sole field for men.
What’s in a (business) name?
Stories behind local storefronts surprise patrons
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D1
A name may be one of the biggest legacies a parent bestows to a child. And when that child grows up to be a business owner, his or her name may become even more of a focal point: anything from a large store-front sign to a community icon.
Programs headed in opposite directions
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C1
It didn’t in any way feel like just one game. It felt like a college football program on the rise mauling one on the decline. It left no room for ambiguity. Baylor football sits at one level, Kansas University football another. Don’t forget to include Baylor when listing the schools Kansas must stand behind when knocking on the doors of football recruits from Texas.
Em-Bear-rassing: Jayhawks routed, taunted in Waco
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C1
If it were a high school game, it would’ve been one of those in which the coaches agreed at halftime to play the final two quarters with a running clock.
Veteran franchise owner maintains focus on treating people right
October 3, 2010
When Marilyn Dobski and her husband, Tom, opened the first of their 13 McDonald’s restaurants in 1981, the menu consisted mostly of french fries, hamburgers and shakes. Since then there have been chicken McNuggets, the not so successful McLean sandwich with its seaweed extract and the popular McCafe. With all the changes, one thing has stayed constant in Marilyn Dobski’s 29 years of McDonald’s franchise ownership. You could call it the Golden Arches Rule.
Bin Laden softens tone, but to what end?
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A7
Softening his tone, al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden issued a humanitarian appeal on Saturday urging Muslim governments to do more to help Pakistan’s flood victims and expressing worry about climate change. It was his second purported audiotape in as many days.
Standoff between Pakistan, NATO has no end in sight
October 3, 2010 in print edition on A7
Pakistan kept a vital border crossing closed to U.S. and NATO supply trucks for a third day Saturday, a sign that Islamabad’s desire to avoid a domestic backlash over a NATO incursion that killed three Pakistani troops is — for now — outweighing its desire to stay on good terms with America.
Horoscope for October 3, 2010
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D5
This year, you greet change more positively than you have in a long time. Understand the implications of your decisions and choices. You need to center yourself and make choices that work for you and your long-term goals. If you are single, you could meet several potential suitors with ease. Dating has its purpose. If you are attached, if the two of you are focused on an important goal, you will unite and become a stronger force than in the past. Choose a goal to realize together. You get frivolous at times when around Scorpio.
4-hour standoff ends in man’s arrest
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B4
Police in suburban Kansas City have arrested a man after a four-hour standoff.
Sooners hold on
October 3, 2010 in print edition on C6
Knocked flat on his back, Landry Jones took a swipe at the ball he’d just fumbled and did his best to keep it — and the Red River Rivalry — from getting away.
Inmates develop bonds as hospice volunteers
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
Behind the prison wall they gathered like family around the dying man’s hospital bed.
Man proud of thriftiness at job — and at home
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B2
Meet the evangelist of frugality.
Historic ranch up for auction
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B8
A historic slice of Flint Hills is about to go on the auction block.
Pump patrol
October 3, 2010
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.51 at several stations.
New tool aims to keep tabs on loved ones
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B1
During his law enforcement career, Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern has several times had to search for someone’s missing family member.
‘Social Network’ no friend of the truth
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D5
When it comes to making movies about real people, Hollywood has a long history of not letting the facts get in the way.
Wheel Genius: Road work planned for this week
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B4
Road work planned for the week of October 3, 2010.
This year’s hot toys: Holiday ‘must-haves’ are more affordable than in years past
October 3, 2010 in print edition on E1
This year’s hot holiday toys are high-tech — and low-priced.
Love means never having to use paper napkins
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D2
Most marriages are built on solid foundations of love, mutual respect, trust and understanding. Mine is built on toilet paper.
Classic science fiction film finds a new life and a new score at Arts Center
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D2
It’s a chance to go back in time and be catapulted into the future, at the same time.
Pawpaws easy to grow, even in the Midwest
October 3, 2010 in print edition on D8
Since they grow here naturally, pawpaw trees already know how to handle the heat and humidity of Kansas summers and fluctuations in winter temperatures.
Funding out of balance
Kansas legislators should be embarrassed by figures revealed in a recent legislative audit.
October 3, 2010 in print edition on B6
A legislative audit released on Thursday should be a wakeup call for Kansas lawmakers.