Archive for Tuesday, August 1, 2006

Also from August 1

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Douglas County Fair Grand Champions Lawrence Raiders
Podcasts
Polls
Do you plan to vote in today's primary election?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, because voting is an important act of citizenship.
 
70%
Yes, because it - and not the general election — is where the important races are decided.
 
14%
No, because I’m not registered for the party with the races that interest me.
 
7%
No, I haven’t been paying attention to the races so far.
 
7%
Total 170
Videos

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
August 1, 2006 in print edition on B2
Report: Collier to be AD at Butler
Web site quotes unnamed source as saying that press conference scheduled for today
August 1, 2006 in print edition on C2
It appears Barry Collier is headed to Butler University as the school’s new athletic director.
Hot-hitting ChiSox down Royals
Chicago adds three home runs to league-leading July total; Contreras snaps losing streak
August 1, 2006 in print edition on C5
While Detroit, the AL Central Division leader, and Minnesota, which is in third place, made deals before the non-waiver trading deadline, the second-place Chicago White Sox stood pat.
Mine collapse swallows building, bar
114-year-old tavern sinks into hole in ‘drift failure’
August 1, 2006 in print edition on B3
The collapse of an old mine Monday claimed a 114-year-old tavern and the last remaining bar in this southeast Kansas town.
Nuclear energy
Current hot weather is a reminder of America’s need to increase its use of nuclear-powered electric plants.
August 1, 2006 in print edition on B6
This summer’s terrifically hot weather may or may not be the proof necessary to verify the global warming theory.
Commodities
August 1, 2006 in print edition on C8
District weighs higher taxes
Additional money would help increase teacher salaries
August 1, 2006 in print edition on A1
Lawrence school officials are leaning toward a property tax increase.
On the record
August 1, 2006 in print edition on B2
Penny pinching pays off
Vacationer wins top honor for attending time-share presentations
August 1, 2006 in print edition on C8
The winners of the 2006 Penny Pincher of the Year Contest:
Horoscopes
August 1, 2006 in print edition on B5
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