Archive for Thursday, October 21, 2010

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Photo galleries
KU homecoming pep rally Big 12 men's basketball media days The day in photos, October 21, 2010
Polls
Will you be attending any of the remaining KU Homecoming events?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
83%
Yes
 
13%
I don’t know
 
2%
Total 524
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Heavy smoke billows out of the former A.B Coker Co building, 1927 Moodie Road, about 6 a.m. Sunday, Oct. 5, 2008. Lawrence firefighters poured water on the building, which was to be the home for an off-site brewing and packaging facility for downtown's Free State Brewery. Heavy water and smoke damage occurred. Lawsuit filed over fire at Free State Brewing plant
October 20, 2010
An insurance company for the Free State Brewing Company has filed a lawsuit against several companies alleging their negligence contributed to a 2008 electrical fire at its east Lawrence brewing facility.
10:00 a.m.
Joan Heffington Statehouse Live: Cost of candidate’s wig must be reimbursed, ethics officials say
October 20, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A wig, like clothing, is for personal use and cannot be paid for through a donation, the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission said.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Chat live with Jasmin Talbert, Libertarian candidate in the 3rd Congressional District
October 21, 2010
Jasmin Talbert, Libertarian candidate in the 3rd Congressional District, will take your questions live on LJWorld.com Thursday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
11:11 a.m.
Online chat
Chat live with Jasmin Talbert, Libertarian candidate in the 3rd Congressional District
October 21, 2010
Jasmin Talbert, Libertarian candidate in the 3rd Congressional District, will take your questions live on LJWorld.com Thursday, Oct. 21 from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat live with Douglas County Commission candidate Mike Gaughan
October 21, 2010
Mike Gaughan, candidate for Douglas County Commissioner, will take questions from LJWorld.com users from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 21.
3:30 p.m.
Legal battle over water means higher fees for rural Eudora customers
October 20, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In eastern Douglas County, a long-simmering water war is starting to produce new levels of pain.
6:00 p.m.
Steve Cates tends to a skeleton on his haunted farm in rural Douglas County. Douglas County resident creates fright-filled Haunted Farm for Halloween fans
October 20, 2010
A sign leading into Steve Cates’ rural Douglas County home should read beware of clowns, corpses, giant leaping spiders, grave-digging zombies and so much more.

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Dallas prep LeBryan Nash chooses Oklahoma State
Rivals.com’s No. 4-rated player selects Cowboys over KU, Baylor
04:34 p.m., October 21, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B2
LeBryan Nash, a 6-foot-7, 230-pound senior forward from Dallas’ Lincoln High, orally committed to Oklahoma State on Thursday afternoon on ESPNU.
Pentagon’s task: Change military culture
Stay of judge’s order stopping ‘don’t ask, don’t tell’ granted
October 21, 2010 in print edition on A2
Beyond the courtroom arguments about “disrupting the troops” and “unit cohesion” are the nitty gritty details behind the Pentagon’s fight to go slow on allowing openly gay troops.
Our town sports
October 21, 2010 in print edition on B4
Our town sports for the week of October 21, 2010.