Archive for Monday, October 18, 2010

Also from October 18

Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Sunflower league cross country The day in photos, October 18, 2010
Polls
Have you done a home improvement project aimed at making your house more energy efficient?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
71%
No
 
27%
I don’t know
 
0%
Total 509
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 59?

Poll results

Response Percent
William Prescott
 
63%
Blossom Barth
 
36%
Total 11
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 53?

Poll results

Response Percent
Ann Mah
 
50%
L.W. Abney
 
50%
Total 14
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 42?

Poll results

Response Percent
Connie O’Brien
 
53%
Jim Pittman
 
46%
Total 13
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 38?

Poll results

Response Percent
Anthony Brown
 
76%
Roberta Eveslage
 
23%
Total 30
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 10?

Poll results

Response Percent
TerriLois Gregory
 
60%
Tony Brown
 
40%
Total 30
Who will win the election for Kansas Senate, District 7

Poll results

Response Percent
Terrie Huntington
 
66%
Wayne Hodges
 
33%
Total 6
Who will win the election for Douglas County Commission?

Poll results

Response Percent
Arch Naramore
 
75%
Mike Gaughan
 
25%
Total 16
Who will win the election for State Board of Education, District 1

Poll results

Response Percent
Janet Waugh
 
63%
Willie Dove
 
36%
Total 22
Who will win the election for Kansas State Treasurer?

Poll results

Response Percent
Dennis McKinney
 
59%
Ron Estes
 
40%
Total 42
Who will win the election for Kansas Attorney General?

Poll results

Response Percent
Derek Schmidt
 
54%
Steve Six
 
43%
Dennis Hawver
 
1%
Total 106
Who will win the election for Kansas Secretary of State?

Poll results

Response Percent
Chris Biggs
 
54%
Kris Kobach
 
45%
Derek Langseth
 
0%
Phillip Horatio Lucas
 
0%
Total 424
Who will win the election for U.S. House of Representatives 4th District

Poll results

Response Percent
Mike Pompeo
 
52%
Raj Goyle
 
47%
Total 21
Who will win the election for U.S. House of Representatives 3rd District?

Poll results

Response Percent
Stephene Moore
 
35%
Kevin Yoder
 
34%
Jasmin Talbert
 
29%
Total 147
Who will win the election for U.S. House of Representatives 2nd District?

Poll results

Response Percent
Lynn Jenkins
 
69%
Cheryl Hudspeth
 
21%
Robert Garrard
 
9%
Total 75
Who will win the election for U.S. House of Representatives 1st District

Poll results

Response Percent
Tim Huelskamp
 
80%
Alan Jilka
 
20%
Total 20
Who will win the election for U.S. Senate?

Poll results

Response Percent
Jerry Moran
 
57%
Lisa Johnston
 
23%
Joseph K. Bellis
 
12%
Michael Wm. Dann
 
6%
Total 47
Who will win the election for Kansas governor?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sam Brownback
 
44%
Tom Holland
 
42%
Andrew P. Gray
 
9%
Ken W. Cannon
 
2%
Total 692
Who will win the election for Kansas House District 45?

Poll results

Response Percent
Linda Robinson
 
64%
Tom Sloan
 
35%
Total 45
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Certified trainer Jeanette Wisdom works with "Smudge," a one-year-old greyhound mix that she refers as a "settled dog" at the Lawrence Humane Society.  Smudge has been at the shelter since being a puppy and Wisdom feels he will be ready for adoption any day.. When Fido freaks out: Trainers offer clues to curious canine behaviors
October 17, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Lawrence resident Dianne Ensminger’s dog, Baxter, is a bit of a head case.
10:00 a.m.
Jaiden Younger and Dana Rath, both fifth-graders at Cordley School, read the morning announcements on Friday.  This task is usually done by sixth-graders, but fifth-graders are also getting a chance to make announcements since they will not be at the elementary school next year when middle schools replace junior highs. Lawrence schools work to uphold traditions
October 18, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Dana Rath and Jaiden Younger qualify as bonafide trailblazers, helping fortify a solid foundation for future generations by sharing information, strengthening character and spreading influence through a high-profile dose of public speaking.
10:01 a.m.
Online chat
Chat with Linda Robinson, Democratic candidate for Kansas House District 45
October 18, 2010
Linda Robinson, Democratic candidate for Kansas House District 45, joined LJWorld.com users for a live chat Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Questions are now closed, but the chat transcript is available. Robinson is running against incumbent Republican Tom Sloan. District 45 covers north, west and parts of south Lawrence.
10:13 a.m.
Online chat
Chat with Linda Robinson, Democratic candidate for Kansas House District 45
October 18, 2010
Linda Robinson, Democratic candidate for Kansas House District 45, joined LJWorld.com users for a live chat Monday, Oct. 18, 2010 from 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Questions are now closed, but the chat transcript is available. Robinson is running against incumbent Republican Tom Sloan. District 45 covers north, west and parts of south Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
Tasha Flaherty helps Andrew Turner, 4, Eudora pick the perfect pumpkin while his sister Aubrey, 2, examines a tiny pumpkin she found earlier at Schaake’s Pumpkin Patch. Lawrence pumpkin patch owners carve out family attractions
October 18, 2010
It’s a giant metal trough filled with thousands of corn kernels. It seems silly, childish, but kids and adults love it alike. They get in, sit down and relax, sinking into the kernels.

All stories

Marriages
October 18, 2010 in print edition on A4
Marriages for the week of October 18, 2010.
Pump patrol
October 18, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.64 at several stations.
Make a match
Looking for a way to help your community? A new website can help match you with just the right opportunity.
October 18, 2010 in print edition on A7
A great new website launched recently by the United Way of Douglas County’s Roger Hill Volunteer Center makes it even easier for local residents to find volunteer opportunities that fit their talents and schedules.
Firing Phillips not the answer for Cowboys
October 18, 2010 in print edition on B2
These Dallas Cowboys don’t play like a team whose season should be over.
Divorces granted
October 18, 2010 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted for the week of October 18, 2010.
More workers take a stand, not a seat
October 18, 2010 in print edition on A1
Some people can’t stand working. Mark Ramirez works standing.