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6:00 a.m.
Levi Lyons, Lawrence, who'll be a junior at Kansas University this fall, fishes Thursday in the Clinton Lake dam outlet.  The outlet is being closed today because some fishermen were leaving too much trash that could wash downriver and were using illegal fishing techniques. Littering leads Corps to block access
July 12, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Too much of a good thing is causing problems at the Clinton Lake dam outlet. Rapid release of lake water means more fish in the outlet on the dam’s east side. And more fish attract more fishermen who leave more trash, said Jon Carlisle, ranger and natural resources specialist for the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers.
10:00 a.m.
Cancer research is under way at both Kansas University's main campus and at Kansas University Medical Center, shown above, in Kansas City, Kan. KU Hospital ranked nationally
July 13, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University Hospital is ranked nationally as having the 30th best heart care and heart surgery program in U.S. News and World Report’s “Best Hospitals” issue, to be released today. Leaders with the hospital in Kansas City, Kan., on Thursday announced the ranking and said it was the hospital’s first time to make a U.S. News specialty ranking.
1:00 p.m.
Traffic flows past the corner of 23rd Street and Ousdahl Road. New lights may help 6th Street traffic flow
July 13, 2007 in print edition on 3A
Soon, there will be no doubt about which is the smartest street in Lawrence. A nearly 1.5-mile section of Sixth Street from Iowa to Massachusetts will have that distinction if city commissioners follow through on a City Hall budget recommendation to use new technology to coordinate traffic signals on the stretch of road.
5:00 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
Midwestern Music Camp's Jazz Workshop
Posted July 13, 2007
If jazz is dying, you can't tell it by going to Kansas University's Murphy Hall this week. Around 100 junior high and high school students are honing their skills at the Midwestern Music Camp's Jazz Workshop. They'll perform at 1:30 p.m. today in Room 130 in Murphy. This week's Pulse Podcast focuses on the future of jazz. Dan Gailey, director of KU's jazz studies program, and student musicians Addison Frei (Lawrence High School) and Emily Foerschler (Free State High School) talk about young people's interest in jazz, and the future of the genre in general. And, as always, you can hear about some of the other events going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Multi-Media

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Earnhardt mainstreams his marketability
Junior has pick of endorsement deals, with adidas No. 1 on the list
July 13, 2007 in print edition on B7
Dale Earnhardt Jr. was a freshman in high school when he figured out that image is everything and for him to be considered cool, he had to have a pair of old-school adidas Samba Classic sneakers.
Side effect reports triple after study
Doctors probably weren’t aware of role diabetes drug played, spike suggests
July 13, 2007 in print edition on A12
In the month after a surprising analysis revealed possible heart risks from the blockbuster diabetes drug Avandia, reports of side effects to federal regulators tripled.
State fairgrounds renovation complete
July 13, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Kansas State Fairgrounds have a new look.
Gooden to be traded?
July 13, 2007 in print edition on B2
The Cavaliers’ pursuit of a point guard has heated up again.
Young Howard to stay in Orlando
Just 21, former overall No. 1 pick signs 5-year extension
July 13, 2007 in print edition on B2
Only 21 years old, Dwight Howard already says he wants to retire in Orlando.
Lawrence Datebook
July 13, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
Now what? Astana suffers rash of crashes
Swiss team - left out last year because of doping - has top two riders spill
July 13, 2007 in print edition on B6
Team Astana missed last year’s Tour de France over a doping probe. Now, its star riders have another problem: crashes on the course.