Archive for Wednesday, August 1, 2007

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Friends & Neighbors, August 2007 Douglas County Fair Day 2
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5:12 a.m.
Partners and Lawrence residents Kelly Barth, left, and Lisa Grossman have been together for ten years and are strong supporters of the city's domestic partnership registry program that begins today. Domestic partnership registry opens today
August 1, 2007
Lori Messinger already feels like she is part of a true partnership. Yes, it is with another woman, which in this state means it won’t be called a marriage. But don’t tell Messinger it is not a partnership. Not after her companion of 15 years, Boo Tyson, stood by her as Messinger’s father was dying.
10:00 a.m.
Daryl Ortgies, formulations chemist with Lawrence-based Prosoco Inc., applies a solvent that he helped develop to remove graffiti from the west wall of Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway. Nine Lawrence churches have been damaged by graffiti since last weekend. Erasing vandalism’s stains
August 1, 2007 in print edition on 10B
They’ve dissolved fake blood left behind by King Kong atop the World Trade Center and scrubbed away billions of microbial algae, lichens and molds from the porous limestone walls of Allen Fieldhouse.
1:00 p.m.
Online chat
Chat about the new domestic partnership registry with Lori Messinger
August 1, 2007
At 10 am on August 1st, the Lawrence-Douglas County Chapter of the Kansas Equality Coalition will host registrations for the first domestic partnership registry in the state of Kansas. Using computers set up in the City Commission meeting chambers, unmarried couples will come to Lawrence City Hall to register as domestic partners. Lori Messinger, a member of the coalition, will take your questions.
5:00 p.m.
Volunteer judges like Sy Nyhart, of Leavenworth, look over the vegetables as they came in for the Douglas County Fair Tuesday. The fair runs through Sunday. Volunteers devote thousands of hours
August 1, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Tammy Hostetler enjoys children and rabbits. She is getting her fix of both as a rabbit superintendent at the Douglas County Fair. The Baldwin City woman’s work began last Saturday when she cleaned the barn where the 100 furry entries will be kept. As 4-H’ers brought in their rabbits Tuesday, she made sure they were properly labeled and healthy.

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