Archive for Friday, October 29, 2010

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Ladies' Night Out with Bill Self The day in photos, October 29, 2010
Which of Shakespeare's classics is your favorite?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t like Shakespeare
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Romeo & Juliet
Other (tell us in the comments!)
Total 701

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence Police and U.S Marshals, with help from Leavenworth County's bomb squad, investigated a home at 512 Locust in north Lawrence, where a man was arrested this morning. Investigators were processing the scene, and said a small explosive device and drug paraphernalia were found. A small robot was used to investigate the scene. Lawrence police search house in 500 block of Locust
2:07 p.m., October 28, 2010 Updated 4:43 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Officers from multiple agencies conducted an investigation Thursday at a home in the 500 block of Locust Street in North Lawrence after a man was arrested there on suspicion of absconding from his parole.
10:00 a.m.
A tour of Allen Fieldhouse during Ladies’ Night out with Bill Self included a stop at the players’ lounge. Marci Anderson, left, of Salina, and her daughter Susie Wilson, of Lawrence, checked out the recliners. The event was a benefit for Jayhawks for a Cure. Ladies’ Night Out with Bill Self’ fundraiser draws 400 to Allen Fieldhouse
October 28, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Elizabeth Keller stood up from the crowd of 400 women in Allen Fieldhouse Thursday night and asked the Kansas University men’s basketball team a question.
2:00 p.m.
A BNSF train moves past the Amtrak depot in this June 29, 2009, file photo. KDOT received an $87,563 grant to restore the aging building. $87,000 grant could help restore Lawrence’s train depot
October 28, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas Department of Transportation received an $87,563 grant to finance the engineering and design services that are needed to restore the aging building that welcomes Amtrak passengers to Lawrence.

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Police audit
City officials should consider new ways to measure the performance of the Lawrence Police Department.
October 29, 2010 in print edition on A9
During the transition to a new permanent chief for the Lawrence Police Department is an ideal time for city officials to consider some of the oversight issues outlined this week by the city’s auditor.