Archive for Tuesday, October 16, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Author William Burroughs and Leonard Magruder stand in the lobby of Liberty Hall during River City Reunion week. Burroughs’ personal secretary, James Grauerholz, and poet Allen Ginsberg organized the event. The beat goes on: River City Reunion documented in photography book
October 14, 2012
It was September of 1987 when Eric Kirkendall sat in a Lawrence motel hallway talking to Jello Biafra, the lead singer of the Dead Kennedys, about his music career.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Jessica Houk, left, gets her new 65-gallon city residential trash cart delivered on Monday by Tyler Green, an employee with Buckeye Diamond Logistics, which was contracted by the city to deliver the new containers. Crews delivered about 1,000 green plastic trash carts to the curbs of Lawrence residences Monday, and another approximately 19,000 are on the way as part of the city’s program to require residents to use city-issued trash carts instead of cans or bags. City begins delivering trash carts
October 15, 2012
Spring is long gone, but signs of green will be popping up in the front yards of Lawrence homes for weeks.
10:00 a.m.
Candidates in seven races met Monday for forums that were telecast live on Channel 6. Pictured here are from left to right state Rep. Anthony Brown, R-Eudora, moderators Ann Gardner, editorial page editor of the Lawrence Journal-World, and Cory Smith, 6News anchor, and state Sen. Tom Holland, D-Baldwin City. Candidates duel over tax cuts, school funding, evolution at forum
October 15, 2012
Disagreements over school funding, taxes and the teaching of evolution dominated a marathon session of candidate forums held Monday night in the Douglas County Courthouse. The event, sponsored by the Voter Education Coalition and 6News, produced several verbal jabs but no real knockouts.
2:00 p.m.
Kansans will soon see a new driver's license with increased security features to guard against counterfeiting and fraud. Kansas rolls out new driver’s license
11:04 a.m., October 16, 2012 Updated 3:18 p.m.
Kansas driver’s licenses are getting a new look and added security features to guard against counterfeiting and fraud.
6:00 p.m.
Work crews lay a lime slurry mixture on U.S. Highway 59 near County Road 458 on Tuesday morning. The slurry helps harden the surface for the asphalt-laying stage. New U.S. Highway 59 expected to open to traffic by late Wednesday
October 16, 2012
A new four-lane stretch of U.S. Highway 59 is expected to open to traffic on Wednesday.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas quarterbacks coach Ron Powlus harasses quarterback Michael Cummings during a passing drill at the Fan Appreciation Day open practice Saturday, Aug. 11, 2012, at Memorial Stadium. Weis: Both Cummings and Crist will play against Oklahoma
1:43 p.m., October 16, 2012 Updated 10:02 p.m.
It was an answer, only in the fact that we now know that Kansas University quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Michael Cummings both will play Saturday, when the Jayhawks travel to Oklahoma to take on the Sooners at 6:05 p.m. Who will start? That’s still anybody’s guess, and, in a way, that’s exactly how KU coach Charlie Weis likes it.

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