Archive for Wednesday, October 13, 2010

Also from October 13

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, October 13, 2010
Polls
Will you vote in advance for the Nov. 2 election?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
50%
Yes
 
43%
I don’t know
 
5%
Total 412
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
LHS student Erica Hernly is following in the footsteps of her architect father by taking an architecture class at LHS. From shop to trade
October 12, 2010
This isn’t her grandfather’s shop class. Today, Lawrence High School senior Porscha Radford works elbow-to-elbow with the boys — and a few other girls — in Automotive Technology 3.
6:00 a.m.
Downtown Lawrence merchants are hatching a plan to help rid Massachusetts Street of panhandlers. A new program will hand out educational resources listing social service agencies to downtown visitors, designed to discourage them from giving out money. Planning group lauds city’s downtown
October 13, 2010 in print edition on 1A
From its historic haunts to the honk for hemp guy, Massachusetts Street is just right, according to the country’s largest group of planners.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas freshman guard Josh Selby draws the attention of television cameras during media day on Tuesday  at Allen Fieldhouse. Spotlight on Selby: KU freshman still waiting to be cleared
October 13, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Josh Selby doesn’t know if/when he can wear his Kansas University jersey No. 32 in an official college basketball game. But for this one day — Tuesday’s Media Day — the 6-foot-2 Baltimore point guard was allowed to model his official adidas-made shirt and shorts while speaking with reporters for the first time since a session on campus early last summer.
12:00 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence Public Library board members discuss expansion proposal
October 13, 2010
On Nov. 2, 2010, Lawrence voters will decide the fate of an $18 million proposal to expand Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. From 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 Mike Machell, Lawrence Public Library board member, and Alice Ann Johnston, co-chair of the "Vote YES for the Library" steering committee, were available via live chat to answer your questions about the proposal.
12:19 p.m.
Online chat
Lawrence Public Library board members discuss expansion proposal
October 13, 2010
On Nov. 2, 2010, Lawrence voters will decide the fate of an $18 million proposal to expand Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. From 12 to 1 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 13 Mike Machell, Lawrence Public Library board member, and Alice Ann Johnston, co-chair of the "Vote YES for the Library" steering committee, were available via live chat to answer your questions about the proposal.
2:00 p.m.
This artist’s rendering provided by GouldEvans illustrates a $3.9 million early-childhood education center the Ballard Center has filed plans for to build. Ballard Center plans to build environmentally friendly early-childhood education center
October 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence-based Ballard Center has filed plans for a $3.9 million expansion that leaders hope will result in one of the more unique, environmentally friendly buildings in the country.
6:00 p.m.
It's chili season and that means breaking out the slow cooker or soup pot and getting to work on some hardy stew. Here, we have grandma's slow cooker vegetarian chili on the left and four-bean chili with chipotle cream on the right. Chili weather: It’s not freezing outside, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy some savory stew
October 12, 2010
OK, so the weather outside isn’t exceptionally cold. Mild is more the word. That’s fine. Why? Because you don’t need to be chilly to eat chili.

All stories

Statehouse Live: Brownback duels minor party candidates in last gubernatorial debate
Reform, Libertarian candidates deliver criticism while Holland skips debate
02:36 p.m., October 13, 2010 Updated 04:32 p.m. in print edition on A3
Democrat Tom Holland did not accept an invitation to the debate, which was broadcast on WIBW TV and radio.
Alaska couple converts pickup into giant Radio Flyer wagon
October 13, 2010 in print edition on C4
Ever miss your childhood days riding around in a red wagon?
Overtesting found in terminal patients
October 13, 2010 in print edition on C4
If you knew you had one year to live, would you have medical tests you didn’t need?
People in the news
October 13, 2010 in print edition on B9
People in the news for October 13, 2010.
Pump patrol
October 13, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.64 at several stations.
Beyond teasing
The number of teen suicides linked to bullying demands that we rethink behavior that once was seen as a normal rite of passage.
October 13, 2010 in print edition on A9
Has bullying changed? Children and teens picking on their peers is nothing new. People of all ages can remember being the victim or the perpetrator of such abuse. It was hurtful, even cruel, but it happened.