Archive for Wednesday, October 20, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Marie Angelone is a senior at Free State High School and is the ArtStar winner this month. Quietly expressive: Free State senior asserts her confidence and talent through painting
October 19, 2010
Free State High School senior Hanna Marie Angelone is not the kind of student you will find cheerleading on the sidelines, nor is she the star athlete headed to the state championship.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Athletic Director Lew Perkins expresses his excitement in solidifying the future of the Big 12 Conference during a press conference Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Ethics Commission to consider complaint against former KU AD Lew Perkins
2:33 p.m., October 19, 2010 Updated 5:00 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Former Kansas University Athletics Director Lew Perkins faces an ethics complaint for allegedly violating a law that bans gifts to state officials by accepting free exercise equipment and physical therapy sessions.
10:00 a.m.
Rows of pierogies are lined up and ready to boil before freezing and packaging. Passion for Pierogies: Area business owners find niche with Polish comfort food
October 19, 2010
When starting her very own food production business a few months ago, Caroline Wroczynski had a bit of a marketing problem.
10:30 a.m.
Online chat
Chat live with Kansas Attorney General Steve Six
October 20, 2010
Kansas Attorney General Steve Six is running for re-election against Republican Derek Schmidt. Join us for a live chat with Six on Wednesday, Oct. 20 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. You can submit a question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Doors were open for business Tuesday at Cottin’s Hardware & Rental, 1832 Mass., but it was all boogie-woogie for Bradford Hoopes, Lawrence, as he pounded out a tune on a painted piano outside the store. Melissa Warren, a piano technician at Kansas University, fixed up the upright piano and arranged to have it placed at Cottin’s. Warren hopes to place more pianos around town for members of the public to play. Lawrence’s public piano attracts enthusiastic performers
October 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Ray Charles. Traffic. Dad. Bradford Hoopes channels them all, playing a free-for-all piano outside a hardware store on Massachusetts Street. Listen. Learn. Enjoy.
6:00 p.m.
Ross Douthat, author Conservative columnist Ross Douthat analyzes state of politics during KU lecture
October 20, 2010 in print edition on 4A
Conservative commentator Ross Douthat said Tuesday the financial crisis and heightened concerns about the federal budget deficit hampered the Obama administration’s big plans and put Democrats in political trouble ahead of the midterm elections.

All stories

Banks phasing out free checking
October 20, 2010 in print edition on A10
Free checking as we know it is ending.
Political nostalgia
The collegiality that many people took for granted in the U.S. Congress a few decades ago is anything but automatic.
October 20, 2010 in print edition on A7
Toward the end of his Monday night appearance at the Dole Institute of Politics, veteran political columnist David Broder was asked to assess the legacy of U.S. Sen. Bob Dole.
Boise State keeps good company
October 20, 2010 in print edition on B2
Boise State proved very little by smoking San Jose State, 48-0, on Saturday.
Giants take 2-1 series lead
October 20, 2010 in print edition on B3
Cody Ross keeps doing his best Barry Bonds imitation.
Rifle mishaps and coverup on CNBC
October 20, 2010 in print edition on B7
What’s on television tonight