Archive for Thursday, October 24, 2013

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12:44 a.m.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo.The east side bleachers and start of the steel structure frame for the press box is seen at KU's new track and field under construction at the Rock Chalk Park development Monday, Sept. 23, 2013. Between the foreground field of cattle and running through the frame from left to right is South Lawrence Trafficway. This view is from Hwy 40, also 6th Street, looking back to the northeast from just past the intersection with the SLT. The development will include a proposed $25 million city-owned recreation center,  softball and soccer facilities and the track and field for Kansas University. Drainage district concerned development in northwest Lawrence will increase flooding
October 23, 2013
As the area around the Rock Chalk Park sports complex develops, a group of drainage leaders is predicting flooding along the Kansas River will become more frequent, unless the city changes future development regulations. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.
Braclets made from old license plates from Ecoboutiquo, 1101 1/2 Massachusetts Street. Eco-friendly boutique owner makes recycling fashionable
October 24, 2013
Ecoboutiquo owner uses recycled items to design one-of-a-kind clothing and accessories.
12:00 p.m.
Pirelli, played by Amelia Rollings, performs a tooth extraction on Tobias, played by Jacob Leet, before a crowd of spectators in a contest with Sweeney Todd, during a dress rehearsal for Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street, Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2013 at the Lawrence Arts Center. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Lawrence Arts Center stages ‘Sweeney Todd’
October 24, 2013
Ric Averill has been thinking a lot about heritage recently. The longtime performing arts artistic director at the Lawrence Arts Center draws back the curtain on his latest project Friday, “Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street.” By John R. Phythyon Jr.
3:21 p.m.
Installing a solar-powered gable-mounted ventilator is the easiest way to properly increase attic ventilation and keep it cool in the summer and dry in the winter. Fix-It Chick: Install a solar-powered ventilator
October 24, 2013
Ventilation keeps attics cool in the summer and dry in the winter. It stops moisture buildup inside the attic and under the shingles. This in turn keeps insulation dry, staves off wood rot and reduces the chance of damage from precipitation as well as melting snow and ice. By Linda Cottin
4:32 p.m.
In this file photo, a user accesses Twitter on his Blackberry. Journalism professor David Guth is under scrutiny for a controversial tweet about the Navy Yard shootings in Washington. Guth will not return to KU classroom this year
3:40 p.m., October 24, 2013 Updated 7:43 p.m.
In this file photo, a user access Twitter on his Blackberry Kansas University journalism Professor David Guth will not return to the classroom this year, the university announced today. Guth was placed on leave after he posted a controversial tweet following the Navy Yard shooting in Washington, D.C., in September that left 13 dead. Staff Reports

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Editorial: Haskell leader
After several years of high turnover, Haskell Indian Nations University needs some continuity in the president’s office.
October 24, 2013
Haskell Indian Nations University deserves a new president who will provide strong leadership to the school and forge beneficial partnerships in the community.