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August 8, 2005
For Monday, Aug. 8
Commentary: Reds players pitched in to ease pain
Griffey, others kept youngster busy in bullpen after grandfather suffered heart attack at game
August 8, 2005
In a week that revealed baseball’s ugliest warts, here’s a story to restore faith in today’s ballplayers.
Ex-Jayhawk Jones tested with Jets
Offensive lineman goes head-to-head with Pro Bowler Ellis daily
August 8, 2005
Sunday afternoons may turn out to be the easy part for Adrian Jones, the Jets’ new starting right tackle.
Stewart storms to Brickyard victory
Driver too tired to celebrate right after Indy race
August 8, 2005
Tony Stewart was too spent to climb the fence right away and too happy to care.
U.S. Embassy to close after threat
Officials to maintain ‘high level of vigilance’ in Saudi Arabia
August 8, 2005
The U.S. Embassy and consulates in Saudi Arabia will close today and Tuesday because of a threat against U.S. government buildings, the embassy said Sunday.
On the record
August 8, 2005
X-ray device reveals need for more funding
Sheriff’s department awaiting budget supplement to cover operating costs for machine
August 8, 2005
It’s big, it’s bulky and it’s wrapped in blue plastic shrink-wrap.
Grisly gatherings
Data from 142 years ago and the reunions spawned by a brutal massacre may explain a lingering interstate resentment.
August 8, 2005
A glance at Lawrence attitudes of 100 years ago provides a clear reason why Kansas-Missouri animosity has maintained such a presence for so long and may never totally vanish.
Rabbit breeders hop into high gear
Farms struggle to keep up with rising demand for tender meat
August 8, 2005
Talk about culinary irony - rabbit meat is in short supply.
The week ahead
August 8, 2005
Waiver sought for Pinckney neighborhood triplex
Lawrence City Commission agenda highlights ¢ 6:35 p.m. Tuesday ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets ¢ Sunflower Broadband Channel 25 ¢ Meeting documents online at
August 8, 2005
City commissioners will consider granting an exception to a building permit moratorium covering the Pinckney neighborhood. Developers are seeking a waiver from the moratorium to build a triplex at 500 Fla.
ABC News anchor Peter Jennings dies
Four months after revealing he had lung cancer, newsman dead at age 67
August 8, 2005
Peter Jennings, the suave, Canadian-born broadcaster who delivered the news to Americans in five separate decades, died Sunday. He was 67.
Surprised Schilling saves day, 11-7
Wakefield sharp in Bosox’s victory over Twins; Garland gets 16th win for Chisox
August 8, 2005
Curt Schilling wasn’t expecting to be needed, but Boston’s temporary closer came in to help the Red Sox avoid a sweep.
Lawrence Datebook
August 8, 2005