Archive for Saturday, October 20, 2012

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1:12 a.m.
Free State's Joe Dineen drags Leavenworth defensive back Juwan Potts (5) and linebacker Jordan Settles (8) into the end zone for a touchdown during their game Friday, Oct. 19, 2012 at Leavenworth. Free State routs Pioneers, sets sights on LHS
October 20, 2012
Free State (7-1 overall, 2-0 District 1) dismantled Leavenworth (3-5, 0-2) on the same night Lawrence (7-1, 2-0) produced a similar outcome at Kansas City (Kan.) Wyandotte (5-3, 0-2), clinching the district’s playoff spots for the city’s two Class 6A programs. By Benton Smith
6:00 a.m.
Henrietta Olson, a resident at Medicalodges, Eudora, will turn 108 Monday Oct. 22, 2012, and celebrate with family members this Sunday. Olson, who enjoys bingo, music and reading the newspaper, was asked what she would like for her birthday and responded laughing, "I guess I'd like a horse." Eudora resident celebrating 108th year
October 19, 2012
Henrietta Olson, who will be celebrating her 108th birthday, recalls memories from her many years. By Angelique McNaughton.
10:00 a.m.
The Lawrence Board of Realtors released it numbers for home sales through September, and the city is on pace to see 2012 totals top 2011 sales by 25 percent. Lawrence real estate market called one of hottest in the state
October 19, 2012
Stanley Longhofer, director of Wichita State’s Center for Real Estate, told members of the Lawrence Board of Realtors on Friday that he now sees Lawrence as one of the hottest real estate markets in the state, after it appears to have put a rough 2011 behind it. By Chad Lawhorn
2:00 p.m.
Kansas running back James Sims runs up the sideline past Oklahoma State safety Daytawion Lowe during the fourth quarter on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012 at Memorial Stadium. All eyes on James Sims: Kansas RB making up for lost time
October 20, 2012
Many players in James Sims’ position would have entered the 2012 season on cruise control, ready to reap the benefits of leading the Kansas University football team in rushing as a freshman and sophomore, eager to soak up the special treatment that comes with being one of the team’s top players. Not Sims. By Matt Tait.
10:00 p.m.
Delores Kaczor, of Lawrence, left, buys groceries Wednesday at Checkers, 2300 Louisiana, as cashier Betty Grems, tallies the total. Kansans pay more sales tax on groceries than everyone in the country except residents of Mississippi. Kansas sales tax on groceries is unpopular but untouchable
October 20, 2012
Kansas’ 6.3 cents-per-dollar sales tax on food is the second highest in the nation, trailing only Mississippi at 7 cents per dollar. By Scott Rothschild

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