Archive for Sunday, August 20, 2006

Also from August 20

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Junction City development
Polls
What do you think of plans to put new restrictions on teen drivers?

Poll results

Response Percent
That will make the roads safer.
 
72%
It means I’ll have to drive my kids around town more.
 
14%
No opinion.
 
7%
I’m a teenager, and I want my freedom.
 
4%
Total 437
What do you think about the construction boom brought about by the relocation of the Big Red One to Fort Riley?

Poll results

Response Percent
ose families and new houses mean a more vibrant economy for Kansas.
 
43%
The Army has hurt the state by moving the Big Red One out before, and it could do it again
 
41%
No opinion.
 
14%
Total 55
Videos

All stories

Best Sellers
August 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
Authors examine war’s effect on kids
August 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
Three powerful books make strong statements about what war does to kids’ hearts and minds.
United Way hires relations manager
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C10
The United Way of Douglas County has a new voice.
Zito hits stride vs. Royals
Oakland ace rebounds from pair of poor starts
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
Barry Zito bounced back with a solid outing after two rough starts.
Raiders stay alive with victory
Lawrence tops Las Vegas, faces another elimination game this afternoon
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C1
No matter how their trip to the American Legion World Series ultimately turns out, the Lawrence Raiders left little doubt Saturday they’re a resilient bunch.
529 plans put affordability within reach
Legislation changes how investments figured in federal financial aid
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C10
Whenever a parent asks how to save for a child’s college education, I respond by recommending he or she consider investing in a 529 college savings plan.
On the record
August 20, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence datebook
August 20, 2006
Kansas increases savings options
Residents to receive tax breaks when using other states’ 529 investment plans
August 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
Cars going the wrong way down a one-way street. Higher nighttime decibel levels on Massachusetts Street. Traffic, traffic, traffic.
Immigration laws may not stand up in court
States’ legislation may be unconstitutional until federal law passes
August 20, 2006 in print edition on A1
Legislatures around the country are passing state laws to get tough on illegal immigration, but legal experts say many of those laws will turn out to be unconstitutional.
Clinton potential
Additional development at Clinton Lake has some attractions - but also some drawbacks.
August 20, 2006 in print edition on B6
A report prepared for the Kansas Department of Commerce determines that Clinton Lake west of Lawrence has considerable potential for additional recreation, resort and residential development.
A birdie bounty
Woods, Donald lead assault on Medinah
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C5
The PGA Championship has rarely looked so easy.
For Dummies’ brand expanding
New technologies drive demand for popular how-to books
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C10
Dummies Man - the spikey-haired character on the cover of the ubiquitous “For Dummies” line of how-to books - is turning up in a lot more places these days.
Poet’s Showcase
August 20, 2006 in print edition on D3
“Going Home,” by Ronda Miller
Horoscopes
August 20, 2006 in print edition on D6
For Sunday, Aug. 20, 2006.
Fishing report
August 20, 2006 in print edition on C7