Archive for Thursday, October 28, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kris Kobach Kansas GOP candidates like proof of citizenship requirement, but court says no in Arizona
12:36 p.m., October 27, 2010 Updated 5:32 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Plaintiffs praised the ruling, saying the Arizona law created barriers to voter registration, especially for new U.S. citizens. Supporters of the law said it ensured only eligible voters cast ballots in elections, and they promised to appeal the ruling.
10:00 a.m.
The Lawrence school district is still in need of bleachers for its athletics fields at Lawrence High School and a site adjacent to the former Centennial School. Lawrence school district mulls bleachers for athletic fields at high schools
October 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Lawrence school district still needs to buy a bunch of bleachers for its athletics fields at Free State and Lawrence high schools.
2:00 p.m.
Richard Runnebaum, of Berryton, drives a tractor to be loaded on a trailer and transported to Gardner for the sale. Late farmer’s collection of antique red tractors headed for auction
October 27, 2010
John Pierson loved to show off his collection of bright red antique tractors at local parades. Wednesday morning, his tractors paraded one last time as members of Ottawa’s Power of the Past Tractor Club loaded a fleet of flatbed trailers with nearly 30 of Pierson’s tractors and headed down Douglas County Road 458 south of Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Kathleen Morgan, development director for the Lawrence Public Library tries out one of 18 mini-golf course holes created and decorated by local businesses and organizations for the second annual Caddy Stacks fundraiser. The creative holes include Peanuts and Wizard of Oz themes, plus this one with giant rats created by Morgan and some of her friends. Fundraiser brings Halloween-themed mini-golf to Lawrence
October 27, 2010
The second annual Caddy Stacks fundraiser transforms the library into an 18-hole mini- golf course. Each hole is decorated by Lawrence businesses and organizations.

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Kobach, Biggs spar over voter registration records
01:19 p.m., October 28, 2010 Updated 07:44 p.m. in print edition on A1
The Kansas secretary of state’s race is heating up in its final days.
Seamless system
Community colleges serve a vital education role in Kansas — including filling in some educational gaps for a surprising number of recent high school graduates.
October 28, 2010 in print edition on A7
When discussions at last week’s Kansas Economic Policy Conference turned to public education’s role in workforce development, it was only natural that the state’s community colleges took center stage.