Archive for Monday, June 30, 2003

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Births
Blog entries
On the street
Polls
The city has several reserve funds in the budget for emergencies, such as a tornado, flood, or ice storm. One proposal is to eliminate these contingency funds from the general fund, and save the city $200,000. Do you agree with this proposal?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, it’s not a safe bet we won’t have a major disaster next year.
 
53%
No, city government needs as much flexibility as possible.
 
22%
Yes, in a budget year like this we have to cut wherever we can.
 
20%
Yes, it’s a safe bet we won’t have a major disaster next year.
 
3%
Total 183
What role will fireworks play in your Fourth of July?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’ll shoot them within the city limits, despite the new city ban.
 
41%
I disagree with the ban, but I’ll obey it. I’ll shoot them outside the city limits.
 
21%
I don’t need fireworks to enjoy Independence Day.
 
14%
I’ll attend a public fireworks show. I won’t shoot any myself.
 
11%
Fireworks are dangerous and loud. I’ll phone police if my neighbors are shooting them.
 
10%
Undecided.
 
1%
Total 945

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
June 30, 2003
Rain awakens Nebraska wildflowers
Plants along highways prevent soil erosion, delight travelers
June 30, 2003
Plentiful spring rains have made Nebraska’s roadsides more appealing than they’ve been in years.
Misplaced blame
A plan to hold owners responsible for their vicious dogs attacks the root of the problem.
June 30, 2003
The proposal for a new Vicious Dogs Strike Force isn’t just about dogs; it’s about dog owners.
T is needed
June 30, 2003
Abuse of power
June 30, 2003
On the record
June 30, 2003
Pujols powers Cardinals, 13-6
St. Louis slugger blasts pair of homers in final game of I-70 series with Royals
June 30, 2003
Shut down Albert Pujols once? Maybe. Twice? Unlikely, but possible. Three times in a row? Uh-uh.
Driver Dixon man to beat on IRL circuit
New Zealander has won back-to-back races, led last 290 laps in row
June 30, 2003
Scott Dixon found the consistency he was looking for and is now the man to beat in the Indy Racing League.
Senator favors ban on gay marriages
Majority leader would support constitutional amendment
June 30, 2003
The Senate majority leader said Sunday he supported a proposed constitutional amendment to ban homosexual marriage in the United States.
Raiders road warriors
Lawrence Legion team wins three of four during weekend junket
June 30, 2003
Lawrence’s Raiders wrapped up a successful weekend of American Legion baseball by downing Claremore, Okla., 10-8, Sunday.
Stanford quietly claims first LPGA title
With crowds focused on Sorenstam, Wie, 25-year-old takes three-stroke victory over late-charging Morgan
June 30, 2003
Fair warning
June 30, 2003
Red-hot Toms rolls to St. Jude crown
Despite bogey on first hole, golfer rallies for three-stroke win over Price
June 30, 2003
David Toms is so confident right now that nothing can shake him up.
Transit myth
June 30, 2003
Horoscopes
June 30, 2003
For Monday, June 30, 2003
Political waters tempt celebs
Schwarzenegger, Springer consider testing fame at polls
June 30, 2003
The Terminator or Meathead could be the next governor of California. Trash-talk king Jerry Springer might become a U.S. senator from Ohio.