Archive for Sunday, October 31, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left, Kansas University graduates Kathleen Sebelius, Cynthia Carroll and Sheila Bair were named to Forbes' list of the most powerful women in the world. 3 KU graduates make Forbes’ list of most powerful women in the world
October 29, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Three Kansas University alumnae have been named to Forbes magazine’s list of the 25 most powerful women in the world.
6:00 a.m.
Iowa State defensive end Jacob Lattimer pressures Kansas quarterback Quinn Mecham during the third quarter Saturday, Oct. 30, 2010 at Jack Trice Stadium. Mecham should start at quarterback again
October 31, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The coaches simplified the offense, running the ball up the middle to open up the pass for the quarterback making his first start, and it largely worked.
10:00 a.m.
Scenes from Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt., from left: Waverunners Club at the library offers children from ages 7 to 11 to learn about artwork from the Spencer Museum of Art at Kansas University; the computer lab area located downstairs at the library contains 50 computers, and patrons are limited to two one-hour sessions per day; Seth Outcalt, of Lawrence, scans some books he was checking out using the library’s express checkout counters in this Journal-World file photo. Have questions about the proposed Lawrence Public Library expansion? Read this before you vote
October 31, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence voters will go to the polls Tuesday to decide whether to approve an $18 million bond issue to expand the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. In the meantime, here are answers to some smaller questions that have come up during the nearly three-month library campaign.
6:00 p.m.
Paul Meier, KU theater professor and dialect expert, right, directs actors in rehearsal for the production of Shakespeare's "A Midsummer Night's Dream." The play will be spoken in “original pronunciation,” which is what the play would have sounded like performed in Shakespeare’s day. It will be the first full-length Shakespeare production completely in original pronunciation in North America. Performances will be 7:30 p.m. Nov. 11-13 and Nov. 19-20 and 2:30 p.m. Nov. 14 and 21 in Crafton-Preyer Theatre in KU’s Murphy Hall. KU production of ‘A Midsummer Night’s Dream’ to feature original dialect
October 31, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Those putting on the upcoming production of the Shakespeare play “A Midsummer Night’s Dream” at Kansas University will be speaking using a dialect that’s rarely been heard in the last 400 years.

All stories

Individual election stories to follow
October 31, 2010 in print edition on B6
During the Tuesday evening deluge, pay particular attention to these stories:
Soft-spoken American wins Miss World
October 31, 2010 in print edition on D5
The newest Miss World is from the United States.
Shrinking commercials: Ads get shorter to match attention spans
October 31, 2010 in print edition on E1
And now, a word from our sponsors. A very brief word.
Depot funds
A grant for design and engineering work is a good step forward for the Santa Fe Depot.
October 31, 2010 in print edition on B6
The grant announced Thursday was smaller than supporters of the Santa Fe Depot may have hoped for, but it’s a start.
Shovel ready
Volunteering to shovel snow for people who are unable to handle the job for themselves is a great way to serve the community.
October 31, 2010 in print edition on B6
Friday morning’s freeze in Lawrence was a reminder that winter is on its way. In a normal Kansas winter, that means snow won’t be far behind and, with it, the need to shovel residential sidewalks.
‘Life’ as he knows it: Rolling Stone pens vast memoir
October 31, 2010 in print edition on D3
Mother Nature knows how to welcome Keith Richards.