Archive for Friday, October 8, 2010

Also from October 8

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, October 8, 2010 Make Strides Against Breast Cancer Walk 2010 Lawrence High football vs. Shawnee Mission West
Polls
Are you planning to vote in the November midterm elections?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
87%
No
 
10%
I don’t know
 
1%
Total 1020
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Executive chef Chris Wofford, of Ten restaurant in the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass., shows off a fall dish of pheasant and fingerling potato stew. Fall in flavor: Lawrence chefs tweak their menus with seasonal ingredients
October 7, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Temperatures are dropping, and Lawrence is inching into fall. The new season brings new seasonal foods and the desire for warm comfort foods, and many Lawrence restaurants are changing their menus to offer a fall meal to customers.
6:00 a.m.
Morning commuters drive out of a thick fog between Eudora and Lawrence on Tuesday. About 20,000 Douglas County motorists commute into Kansas City each day. If Lawrence is determined to be out of compliance with Environmental Protection Agency regulations, all gasoline stations in Douglas County likely would be required to sell specially formulated, low-vapor gasoline during the summer months. New EPA air quality standards could mean higher gasoline prices for Lawrence residents
October 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Local health and transportation leaders are eagerly awaiting a number from the federal government that could affect how much Lawrence motorists pay for gasoline. The Environmental Protection Agency is expected to announce new air quality standards by the end of October. There are concerns that the new numbers for allowable ozone may push Lawrence into noncompliance.
10:00 a.m.
Democratic governor candidate Tom Holland and Republican candidate Sam Brownback will face off today in a debate at the Kansas State Fair. Campaign Notebook: Gubernatorial candidates tangle over taxes, schools
October 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
All four candidates said they opposed the statewide ban on indoor smoking in public venues, such as bars and restaurants.
2:00 p.m.
A picture of the KU India study abroad group at a viewpoint in MM Hills, in Karnataka, in 2010. Kansas University ranks third among its current Big 12 Conference peers in the number of students studying abroad, according to a report to be released today. Total immersion: KU students spend summer in Indian forests as part of study abroad
October 7, 2010
Total immersion is often the hallmark of a college study abroad experience. Usually, that means students live and learn in another country and another language to gain a unique and intense educational experience. But for 11 Kansas University students this summer, total immersion meant something even more extreme.
6:00 p.m.
Zombies gather for instructions before making a scary stumble along Massachusetts Street Thursday night, Oct. 7, during the fourth annual Lawrence Zombie Walk. Participants were asked to bring donations for the Humane Society, local food banks and homeless shelters. Lawrence Zombie Walk takes over downtown
7:28 p.m., October 7, 2010 Updated 9:40 p.m. in print edition on 3A
It took Tina Gordzica about 15 minutes to go from the living to the undead Thursday night.

All stories

Rec calendar
October 8, 2010 in print edition on B7
Rec calendar for the week of October 8, 2010.
Billy Idol has book deal
October 8, 2010 in print edition on B9
Billy Idol is writing a memoir — by himself.