Archive for Wednesday, July 11, 2007

Also from July 11

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Phenix Aquahawks Game 07-11-07 LGFPA Explosion vs. Bobcats
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think of the $6 million in state funding to keep Deciphera in Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s a good investment
 
43%
It’s too much money
 
43%
Undecided
 
12%
Total 198
Videos

Lead stories

10:00 a.m.
Jennifer Baldwin, Cambridge, Mass., stops to take in some history about Haskell Indian Nations University in the Cultural Center and Museum while documenting a stop on a national biodiesel bus tour. Baldwin and 12 other scholars from across the country with the Udall Legacy Bus Tour visited Haskell, Kansas University and the Baker Wetlands Tuesday afternoon to learn about how the campuses are addressing environmental and American Indian issues. Lawrence rates stop on tour for environmental, Indian concerns
July 11, 2007 in print edition on 3A
A group of 20-somethings visited Lawrence’s two universities Tuesday to learn about how they are addressing environmental and American Indian issues.
1:00 p.m.
Girls studying biomechanics during the Project Discovery Engineering Camp at Kansas University dissect pig legs Tuesday at Eaton Hall. From front left are Blue Valley High School junior Julie Aduma, Kansas University freshman Jennifer Carlson, KU associate professor Dr. Lorin Maletsky, California Academy of Math and Science freshman Karina Simpson and Eureka High School sophomore Dina Ghosh. Maletsky, who is leading the section, explained biomechanics as the engineering of the body. Girls discover joys of engineering at KU camp
July 11, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Women are traditionally underrepresented in the field of engineering. At the Kansas University School of Engineering, only 19 percent of the students are women. But a summer KU camp is trying to change that.
4:00 p.m.
This architect's rendering shows the Wal-Mart site at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Wal-Mart meeting draws smiley faces
July 11, 2007 in print edition on 3A
It was a Wal-Mart-friendly crowd. Developers Doug Compton and Bill Newsome said comments had “pretty much all been positive” from the about 30 people who attended an open house Tuesday night at Free State High School to view plans of the retail store proposed in northwestern Lawrence. It features a native grass area, landscaping and natural building materials.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence residents David Terrell, right, and Ricky Brown watch the Home Run Derby of this year's Major League Baseball All-Star Game at the Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H., in downtown Lawrence. Lawrence bar owners met with city staffers July 11, 2007, about creating new regulations for bars and  'entertainment venues' to help make downtown more safe. Raising the bar on downtown safety: City, business owners discuss dangers
July 11, 2007
This time it wasn’t the bartenders giving the friendly advice. Instead they were given it from City Hall: get ready to talk about downtown safety.

All stories

Montgomerie still hungry
Scot trying to end 0-for-62 drought in major championships
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B9
This is no time for Colin Montgomerie to get excited about Carnoustie. He already has suffered enough.
Royals’ catcher among fantasy surprises
Very few expected Buck to perform much better than history indicated
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B4
You know you’re a fantasy baseball addict if you’re irked by the only three-day break in a six-month season.
Lawrence Datebook
July 11, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
On the record
July 11, 2007 in print edition on A4
Lawrence crime blotter.
Pump patrol
July 11, 2007 in print edition on A3
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Vermont snags ‘Simpsons’ premiere
Its Springfield wins contest with mmm : doughnut video
July 11, 2007 in print edition on A2
Maybe it was the pink doughnut. Maybe it was the clever homemade video, or small-town charm. Maybe Homer just figured it was time to go green.
Campfire cuisine
Outdoor enthusiasts needn’t sacrifice variety when cooking over open flame
July 11, 2007 in print edition on C1
Marilyn Rohrer once prepared an entire traditional Thanksgiving dinner at a campsite, complete with turkey, dressing and pie.
Horoscopes
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B13
For Wednesday, July 11
Cooking with corn
July 11, 2007 in print edition on C3
Cancellara extends lead
Swiss rider takes third stage, thanks absent coach
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B8
Tour de France leader Fabian Cancellara has a message for coach Bjarne Riis: Thank you, and wish you were here.
Commodities
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B12
Record wheat harvest is welcomed
High prices, plentiful yields come after years of drought
July 11, 2007 in print edition on B12
Farmers in western Kansas are reporting a bin-buster harvest as they expect one of the best crops in years.