Archive for Friday, August 18, 2006

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On the record
August 18, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
August 18, 2006 in print edition on B2
Bicycle ban doesn’t sit well with all
Children must be in third grade or higher to ride bikes to school
August 18, 2006 in print edition on A1
Some parents say the Lawrence school district overreacted to a tragedy.
Commodities
August 18, 2006 in print edition on C8
Asteroid busters’ widen sky search
Astronomer task force will be on lookout for solar objects headed toward Earth
August 18, 2006 in print edition on A4
They’re out there, hidden among a haze of stars: killer asteroids. Now the world’s astronomers are keeping a wary eye to the skies for giant objects on a collision course with Earth.
Dog trainer faces federal charges
Volunteer, convicted murderer stopped to pick up guns after prison breakout
August 18, 2006 in print edition on B1
On their way out of state after a February prison break, Lansing Correctional Facility volunteer Toby Young and convicted murderer John Manard made a quick stop at Young’s house in Kansas City, Kan.
Merck suffers setbacks
New Orleans jury orders company to pay $51 million in Vioxx case; New Jersey judge rules company withheld information
August 18, 2006 in print edition on C8
Merck & Co. was stung with two major legal setbacks over the withdrawn painkiller Vioxx on Thursday when a federal jury ordered the drugmaker to pay $51 million to a heart attack victim, and a state judge in New Jersey overturned a November verdict that had favored the company.
Horoscopes
August 18, 2006 in print edition on B6
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