Archive for Wednesday, October 6, 2010

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Would the threat of a terrorist attack keep you from traveling abroad?

Poll results

Response Percent
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Total 729

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Heavy equipment sits on a rear lot at 6th Street and Folks Road on Monday. The City Commission voted 4-1 against a proposal to build a Lowe's at this site. Lawrence city commission rejects Lowe’s proposal
October 6, 2010 in print edition on 1A
On a 4-1 vote, city commissioners rejected a plan that would have allowed a Lowe’s home improvement store to move forward on a site near Sixth Street and Folks Road, citing the proposal did not fit with previously approved plans.
10:00 a.m.
The Lone Star Lake concession building has been unused for years. For now, the building sits on the water’s edge as an unused relic of the past. Plan would preserve Lone Star concessions building as meeting place
October 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Lone Star Lake concession building — a place that once sold hamburgers, bait and fishing licenses, and rented boats — is in disrepair. Closed to the public for eight years, its counters and ceilings now are crowded with cobwebs. In one section, the tile floor is torn up from termite damage. Just outside, a dead elm tree looms overhead, and retaining walls look as if they could collapse.
10:00 a.m.
McLouth High football senior Trevor Roberts lost part of his leg after suffering a compound fracture during a game on Sept. 24. Surgeons inserted a titanium rod in his leg to help heal the break, but gangrene developed and Roberts' leg was amputated just above the knee at Kansas University Hospital. McLouth High football player Trevor Roberts loses part of leg after compound fracture during game
11:37 a.m., October 5, 2010 Updated 5:24 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Less than two weeks ago, McLouth High football senior Trevor Roberts was giving his opponent fits on the gridiron. But this Friday, he may not even be able to attend the Bulldogs’ homecoming game.
2:00 p.m.
Mary Harmon, associate professor of science at JCCC, writes on the dry-erase board during a genetics lab on Feb. 17, 2010, at JCCC. Turf war developing between KU, Emporia State over offering classes at JCCC
October 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A turf battle erupted Tuesday between Kansas University and Emporia State University over ESU’s proposal to start a program at Johnson County Community College to produce more teachers.
6:00 p.m.
Dr. Rod Barnes Lawrence doctor ready for Light the Night Walk after bone marrow transplant
October 6, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Dr. Rod Barnes is an athletic guy — running, swimming, biking, you name it — but it’s a simple stroll around downtown Lawrence that has captured his imagination this year.

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Pump patrol
October 6, 2010 in print edition on A3
Gas prices as low as $2.51 were found at Presto, 602 W. Ninth St.
Twins look to solve N.Y.
Past trouble vs. Yankees haunts Minnesota
October 6, 2010 in print edition on B4
There has been nothing romantic about the underdog Minnesota Twins meeting the big, bad New York Yankees in the postseason.
Bioscience focus
Kansas officials are keeping their eye on the prize as they pursue their goal of making the state a bioscience leader.
October 6, 2010 in print edition on A7
The Kansas Bioscience Authority and other state and Kansas University officials clearly are serious about their effort to obtain National Cancer Institute status for the KU Cancer Center.