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4:04 a.m.
Last year, Meredith Kane was in her first year of teaching at Lawrence High School. She pleaded guilty in July to one count of aggravated indecent liberties with a child.  Kane apologized on July 2, 2007, for her actions. Former teacher ordered held in jail
August 28, 2007 in print edition on 3A
A judge on Tuesday ordered a former Lawrence High School teacher convicted of a sex crime to remain in jail until her sentencing in October. Douglas County District Judge Stephen Six ruled that Meredith Kane, 24, violated her bond, based on allegations from prosecutors that she has had contact with the victim, a 16-year-old boy, at least five times since her guilty plea July 2.
6:00 a.m.
Mintoy Tolbert, Lawrence, gets her mail from her post office box at the city's main post office, 645 Vt. City commissioners are looking at a new proposal to move the downtown post office and redevelop downtown's west side. City Commission to send second letter regarding move
August 29, 2007
A deal to move the U.S. post office off its current downtown site is still brewing, and city commissioners Tuesday evening attempted to give it a nudge. City commissioners on a 4-1 vote agreed to send a second letter to postal leaders assuring them that the city has no problem with the post office leaving its current location at Seventh and Vermont streets to make way for additional downtown development.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Chat about changes to the Convention and Visitors Bureau with director Judy Billings
August 29, 2007
Judy Billings, Senior Vice President of the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau, will join us for an online chat to discuss changes in the CVB that would make it the organization to run a 41-county National Heritage Area focused on the role of Kansas and Missouri in the Civil War era.
1:00 p.m.
KU football head coach Mark Mangino announced Todd Reesing as the Jayhawks' first-string quarterback after a Saturday, Aug. 18, 2007 practice. Keegan: Reesing ready to lead
August 29, 2007 in print edition on 1B
While getting bombarded Tuesday with questions about his first college start, Todd Reesing turned back the clock seven years to discuss his favorite season opener. “Seventh grade,” said Reesing, Kansas University’s sophomore quarterback from Lake Travis, Texas. “It was my first year to play tackle football. First game. It was our big rival. I scored a touchdown as the clock expired to win. We won 13-12. That’s a nail-biter. Lake Travis Middle School against Dripping Springs Middle School.”
4:00 p.m.
A study published late last year by Christine Bruhn, director for the Center for Consumer Research at the University of California-Davis, and two colleagues, challenges the idea that fruits and vegetables lose their nutritional value when they're canned or frozen. Fresh, frozen or canned
August 29, 2007 in print edition on 1C
The rule for eating vegetables, in many people’s minds, is that fresh is always best. “I’d like to change the rule,” says Christine Bruhn, director for the Center for Consumer Research at the University of California-Davis. “It should be, ‘Eat fruits and vegetables in whatever form fits your lifestyle.’” A study published late last year by Bruhn and two colleagues challenges the idea that fruits and vegetables lose their nutritional value when they’re canned or frozen.
10:00 p.m.
Thomas E. Murray, center, is cuffed by court security officers Ken Fangohr, left, and Dale Flory at the end of Murray's sentencing at the Douglas County District Court. Murray, a former English professor at Kansas State University, is serving a life sentence with no chance of parole for 25 years for the murder of his ex-wife, Carmin D. Ross. Murray seeking new trial
August 29, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Thomas E. Murray, the Kansas State University professor convicted of killing his ex-wife, Carmin D. Ross, in her rural Douglas County home, says he was denied a fair trial and wants a new one. Murray’s appeal will be heard by the Kansas Supreme Court on Sept. 6. “The state’s case was a house of cards, built on dozens of minor circumstances,” Murray’s appellate attorney, Sarah Ellen Johnson, argued in a legal brief.

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On the Record
August 29, 2007 in print edition on A4
Emergency calls
Big 12 North team recaps
August 29, 2007 in print edition on B8
Odds and Ends: Big 12 North
August 29, 2007 in print edition on B8
Odds and Ends: Big 12 South
August 29, 2007 in print edition on B9
Lawrence Datebook
August 29, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrnece
This date in history
August 29, 2007 in print edition on B6