Archive for Friday, October 26, 2012

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Lawrence High v. Free State football
Do you plan to check out any area haunted houses?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 301
Who do you think will win tonight's city showdown between Free State High and Lawrence High?

Poll results

Response Percent
Lawrence High
Free State High
Not sure
Total 425

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12:38 a.m.
Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney acknowledges delegates before speaking at the Republican National Convention in Tampa, Fla., on Thursday, Aug. 30, 2012.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak) Romney expected to win Kansas - but by how much?
October 25, 2012
Mitt Romney is expected to roll up an easy victory in Republican-leaning Kansas, while Democrats contemplate how much worse President Barack Obama’s showing will be than it was four years ago. The state has been largely ignored in the presidential race ahead of the Nov. 6 election, with both major parties assuming from the outset that its six electoral votes will go to Romney. By John Hanna, Associated Press
6:00 a.m.
This is thought to be one of the most accurate sketches of Quantrill's Raid because the artist, Sherman Enderton, was actually present for the raid. City likely to require test to answer burial puzzle at Ninth and New Hampshire
October 25, 2012
A Lawrence mystery that dates back to at least 1903 is likely to get solved by a 21st century hotel project in Downtown Lawrence. City officials say they now likely will require a downtown development at Ninth and New Hampshire streets to do testing to determine if the site is home to several unmarked graves of victims of Quantrill’s Raid. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.
The cross-town football rivalry hits close to home for the Hofer brothers, Shane Hofer, left, a sophomore on the Free State High School squad, and Drake Hofer, a senior standout at Lawrence High School. The game will be played tonight at LHS. Both teams are 7-1 this year. Free State leads the series, 8-7. LHS vs. Free State: A household divided
October 25, 2012
In one Lawrence household, tonight’s football game at Lawrence High isn’t called the city rivalry. It’s known as the Hofer Bowl. By Tom Keegan
11:00 a.m.
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Tobias Schlingensiepen, candidate for Congress, chats on
October 26, 2012
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Tobias Schlingensiepen, candidate for Congress, chats on
October 26, 2012
2:00 p.m.
The Children's Playpen, a daycare operated out of this home at 766 Lake St., was shut down by Kansas officials Oct. 25 after police found drugs at the home. State orders Children’s Playpen in Lawrence closed amid drug sale allegations
12:13 p.m., October 26, 2012 Updated 2:50 p.m.
State shuts down Lawrence day care amid allegations of drug sales there. By Scott Rothschild and Shaun Hittle

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