Archive for Wednesday, October 27, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Members of the KU EcoHawks student group work Monday on a 1997 GMC Jimmy sport utility vehicle that they are converting to an electric vehicle. From left are seniors Nathaniel Mayhew, of Horton, and Josh Petty, of Olathe. When finished the vehicle will be used by KU Libraries to deliver campus mail. . KU student group working to modify vehicle to run solely on electric power to deliver campus mail
October 25, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A group of about 30 Kansas University students are at work this semester on what they hope becomes a new trend: an electric vehicle that gets its power from wind and solar sources.
6:00 a.m.
Aspiring actors and actresses run through dance routines with choreographer Melia Stockham, bottom right, during tryouts for Annie on Wednesday at Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.Y. The theater recently received a nearly $500,000 grant from the Mabee Foundation of Tulsa, Okla. Lawrence Community Theatre gives everyone a chance to find the spotlight
October 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
I stepped into the Lawrence Community Theatre near 15th and New Hampshire thinking I could do this. It was open auditions for the theater’s December production of “Annie,” and I was set to sing a little “Take Me Out to the Ball Game” to woo the producers. Then, I find myself sitting with 30 other fellow audition participants in a cramped basement, and my thinking changes.
10:00 a.m.
Golfer and Lawrence resident Marcello Hall practices on the driving range Tuesday at Alvamar Golf and Country Club. Owners of Alvamar Inc. have decided to sell the two golf courses for a price of $6.5 million. Alvamar golf courses, country club for sale; asking price is $6.5 million
October 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The owners of Alvamar Inc. are working to sell their two golf courses, country club operation and other recreational aspects of the company that helped drive much of Lawrence’s western growth since the late 1960s.
2:00 p.m.
The East Hills Business Park, located along Kansas Highway 10 in East Lawrence, celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2008. City fired up for Plastikon proposal
October 26, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Even before the deal has been signed, sealed and delivered, area residents are champing at the bit to apply at a new East Hills manufacturing plant recently proposed by Plastikon Industries.
6:00 p.m.
One of the biggest challenge in diabetic baking is finding a substitute for powdered sugar says Barbara Reynolds, a Lawrence resident who has been baking diabetic treats for her husband for the 14 years since he was diagnosed. These diabetic-friendly sugar cookies are frosted using a butter cream recipe that features the sugar alcohol xylitol. Diabetic treat recipes, scared up just in time for Halloween
October 26, 2010
Halloween sugar shock is pretty familiar to most people in the United States, where tiny fun-size candies are as synonymous with the holiday as ghouls and goblins. But for an ever-growing group of Americans, ingesting a huge amount of sugar isn’t on the table, even for such a sweets-heavy time of year as Halloween.

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Bill Self says Josh Selby is cleared academically, but his amateurism remains in question
KU coach doesn’t expect a decision by the NCAA before the regular season opens
03:21 p.m., October 27, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B1
Josh Selby is one step closer to being able to play basketball for Kansas University during the 2010-11 season.
Critical vote
Elections offer opportunity to rein in President Obama’s agenda of change.
October 27, 2010 in print edition on A8
Every election for public officeholders is an important event, whether for a school board position, county commission, state or national office.
Library ‘yes’
October 27, 2010 in print edition on A9
The current economy is a good reason to vote “yes” for the library.