Archive for Monday, August 7, 2006

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Nevada’s Fox won’t pursue NU job
Huskers hold informal discussions with Wolf Pack coach, now may turn to Hobbs, Sadler, Pelphrey
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C2
Mark Fox is not interested in leaving Nevada for Nebraska. Nevada announced over the weekend that men’s basketball coach Fox had withdrawn from consideration for the Cornhusker coaching job.
Twins find cure for road woes
Bartlett’s five hits help Minnesota overcome deficit
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C3
After losing 18 of their first 23 road games, the Minnesota Twins have found success away from the Metrodome.
Driving desire
Driving aggravations of various sorts may be softening the American public’s attitude toward public transportation.
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B6
Could it be that impatience with heavy traffic and other drivers is preparing Americans to embrace, or at least accept, transportation options other than private automobiles?
Reds, Yankees, Rangers improved
Trade deadline passes quietly; moves did little or nothing to help Red Sox, Nationals and Angels
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C5
Baseball’s non-waiver trade deadline came and went rather quietly Monday, with most of the big names rumored to be moving staying put.
Online poker faces legal questions
Justice, players at odds about big business
August 7, 2006 in print edition on A8
With the nightclub Tao swathed in red and black, music pulsated and go-go dancers gyrated on raised platforms along the wall.
Horoscopes
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B5
For Monday, Aug. 7
Events calendar
August 7, 2006 in print edition on D2
Rec calendar
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C6
Fantasy leagues feel effects of trades
Dellucci, Gross, Shealy land bigger roles; Betemit, Cabrera downgraded
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C5
The American League became stronger, the National League worse, and some fantasy owners irritated.
Students find campus jobs suit them well
University positions offer understanding supervisors, flexible schedules
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B1
No weekend work. No stress. Flexible scheduling. Emily Bucher’s part-time office job at Kansas University is a dream.
Summer flies by for Self
KU coach enjoys break before fall’s ‘fun stuff’
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C1
Bill Self spent half of June working his basketball camps for youths in Lawrence.
Johnson charges to Indy victory
Early tire problem doesn’t deflate NASCAR points leader
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C2
If Jimmie Johnson wants to capture his first Nextel Cup championship, winning at Indianapolis Motor Speedway was a step in the right direction.
Lawrence datebook
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B2
On the record
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B2
Debut novel becomes surprise summer hit
The Memory Keeper’s Daughter’ tells of child with Down syndrome
August 7, 2006 in print edition on A2
Kim Edwards is sitting on her porch swing when the flower delivery man arrives with two bouquets and a copy of Edwards’ debut novel, “The Memory Keeper’s Daughter.”
Attempt at MySpace intrusion criticized
After House passage, Senate has bill that would block social sites in libraries, schools
August 7, 2006 in print edition on A1
Michael Boster uses the computers at Lawrence Public Library almost daily during the summer.
Kickers shine in sloppy opener
Eagles starters dominate, but Raiders reserves prevail
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C8
All Art Shell asked to see in his first game back as coach of the Oakland Raiders was some progress.
COO likely to rise to commissioner
Owners to begin meeting today; Goodell has been favorite throughout selection process
August 7, 2006 in print edition on C8
Twenty years ago, Roger Goodell volunteered to chauffeur Pete Rozelle around at the Super Bowl in New Orleans when the NFL commissioner’s regular driver couldn’t make it.
Nonprofit group to build more affordable homes
Tenants to Homeowners will use land trust to keep prices low on single-family units
August 7, 2006 in print edition on B1
Lawrence’s Tenants to Homeowners organization plans to soon begin work on its largest affordable housing project yet.