Archive for Sunday, July 8, 2001

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Friends and neighbors
July 8, 2001
Jack Parker
July 8, 2001
Harold Rehm
July 8, 2001
Florence Maley
July 8, 2001
Georgie Furrow
July 8, 2001
Harley Collins
July 8, 2001
Carmen Purcell
July 8, 2001
On the record
July 8, 2001
Matter of history
July 8, 2001
Death penalty opposed
July 8, 2001
Horoscopes
July 8, 2001
Sense for seniors
July 8, 2001
Business briefs
July 8, 2001
Old home town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
July 8, 2001
Roger Bryan
July 8, 2001
Husband has clear conflict of interest in transactions for disabled wife
July 8, 2001
Bookstore
July 8, 2001
Local briefs
July 8, 2001
Science-fiction authors have book-signing for fans Science-fiction enthusiasts met Saturday at Mt. Oread Bookshop in the Kansas Union for a book-signing by science-fiction authors visiting Lawrence. The signing was part of the two-day Intensive English Institute on the Teaching of Science Fiction offered by Kansas University’s J. Wayne and Elsie M. Gunn Center for the Study of Science Fiction. Science-fiction author Justin Leiber discusses his writing with Ruth Lichtwardt. About 40 science-fiction and fantasy writers, scholars and students gathered at KU this week to discuss “Science Fiction in the Electronic Era.” __________________________ Community: Lawrence Habitat program makes headway in Eudora The nail-driving for the first Lawrence Habitat for Humanity home to be built outside of Lawrence will be Saturday. The new home Lawrence Habitat’s 39th since 1989 will be constructed at 625 Locust in Eudora for the Williams family. The public is invited to participate in the nail-driving, which will begin at 9 a.m. Funding for the project has come from donations and fund-raising events in Eudora during the past year. __________________________ City planning: Public meeting scheduled on city transportation Area residents who want to put in their two cents about the future of Lawrence’s transportation system will have a chance at public meetings July 16 and 17. Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Department representatives will discuss the long-term Transportation 2025 Plan. The meetings will focus on evaluating the existing system, reviewing a proposed criteria to evaluate the system and analyzing proposed changes to and problems with the future system. Five meetings are scheduled: Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 16, Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th St. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 16, East Lawrence Recreation Center, 1245 East 15th St. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 16, Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center, 4706 Overland Drive. Noon to 1:30 p.m., July 17, Wal-Mart Community Education “Green” Room, 3300 Iowa. 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., July 17, Baldwin City Library, 800 E. Seventh St., Baldwin. __________________________ University: KU nursing program gets system upgrade The Kansas University Medical Center School of Nursing will develop a new Web-based nurse educator specialty within the Master of Science Program for Advanced Practice Nurses, thanks to a $112,000 grant from the Department of Health and Human Services. U.S. Senator Pat Roberts, R.-Kan., announced the grant Friday. The expanded program will provide a chance for nursing students to develop educator skills in clinical courses through the use of Web-based teaching strategies and faculty mentors. Roberts a member of the Senate Committee on Health, Education, Labor and Pension who has long supported efforts to expand the nursing population sponsored the Nursing Employment and Education Development Act, which authorized $100 million to assist in the recruitment and retention of nurses. __________________________ Gasoline prices: Pump patrol tracks down lowest prices in Lawrence The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.119 a gallon at Site Service Station, 946 E. 23rd St. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name of the business, the address and the price. Or go to www.ljworld.com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board.