Archive for Monday, May 8, 2006

Also from May 8

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Art in the Park 2006 National Geographic memories Kansas softball vs. Iowa State Mud volleyball tournament
Which proposal for a new downtown library do you prefer?

Poll results

Response Percent

“Eldridge Redevelopment District” at 600 Vermont

“A New Direction” at 9th & New Hampshire Street

“Riverfront Library” on Sixth Street

“Town Square” at 800 New Hampshire Street
Total 1024
Do you think Lawrence should require bars to equip doormen with hand-held metal detectors, much like those used by airport security guards?

Poll results

Response Percent
No. It should be up to the business owner’s discretion.
Yes. The city hasn’t done enough to improve downtown safety.
No. Many of the problems occur in the parking lots.
If they are not give metal detectors, doormen should at least be required to undergo security training.
Total 411

All stories

Vote for a library location
City receives four plans for downtown library
May 8, 2006
Lawrence city officials have unveiled four proposals for a new downtown library.
Pulse calendar
May 8, 2006
On the record
May 8, 2006
No senior slide
Upperclassmen help KU secure coveted sixth seed
May 8, 2006
Heather Stanley made her last game in Arrocha Ballpark a memorable one.
Fats Domino cancels Jazz Fest appearance
Poor health sidelines singer, who appears only briefly on stage
May 8, 2006
Fats Domino, the headliner for Jazz Fest’s final day, canceled his performance just hours before he was to take the stage Sunday.
Geography may be a shortcoming, but literate Americans can help fill in the gaps admirably.
May 8, 2006
Americans, young and old, are “illiterate” in a lot of ways and the field of geography seems to be one of our cultural and educational weaknesses.
Developers seek rezonings near Sixth Street, trafficway
Lawrence City Commission agenda highlights ¢ 6:35 p.m. Tuesday ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets ¢ Sunflower Broadband Channel 25 ¢ Meeting documents online at
May 8, 2006
City commissioners will consider giving approval to a new retail development at the northeast corner of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Royals shakeup unlikely today
Glass says ‘significant’ changes on way, but probably not before Tuesday; Baird could be history
May 8, 2006
The Kansas City Royals apparently will have to wait at least until Tuesday to learn what changes owner David Glass has decided to make.
Lawrence datebook
May 8, 2006
Fishing report
May 8, 2006
Clouds don’t dim show
Over 100 vendors and Frisbee-fetching dogs make the day a hit
May 8, 2006
Gray skies or not, the world was a bright place for Lawrence artists Sunday.