Archive for Thursday, July 19, 2007

Also from July 19

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On the street
Are you going to the Sidewalk Sale?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 289

Lead stories

10:00 a.m.
Sidewalk sale shoppers browse along the Massachusetts Street sidewalk on Thursday morning in search of bargains. Sidewalk sale gets started with big crowds, relief from sun
9:25 a.m., July 19, 2007 Updated 1:20 p.m.
As of 1 p.m., the temperature had reached 84 degrees. Skies had been partly cloudy most of the day, and the only rain had been a few sprinkles around 12:30 p.m.
1:54 p.m.
Online chat
Chat with horticulture experts about summer lawn and garden care
July 19, 2007
Gardening was fresh and new in the spring. But as the heat of summer sets in, maintaining the beauty of your landscape can become quite a chore. Jennifer Smith and Stan Ring, horticulture experts from K-State Research & Extension-Douglas County, will take questions about lawn and garden care in the sultriest season.
3:00 p.m.
Rod Hoffer, field supervisor for the Lawrence Parks and Recreation department works the night shift to ready softball fields at the Clinton Lake Softball Complex. Because of the .American Fast-Pitch Association National tournament in Lawrence this week, about 85 games are being played each day on 10 city fields. Parks and Recreation crews are working a third, 10 p.m. to 6 a.m. shift to prepare softball fields for the next days games. Crews work 24/7 to keep fields looking new for softball games
July 19, 2007 in print edition on 3A
It’s 11 p.m., and for the first time in 15 hours, the diamonds at Clinton Lake Softball Complex are quiet.
4:08 p.m.
The Lawrence Crime Blotter
Yello Sub death ruled an accident
Posted July 19, 2007
The death of a 34-year-old man found dead Monday at the former Yello Sub restaurant has been ruled an accident.Police said today Justin Emmons died ...
10:00 p.m.
One of the Lawrence Transit System buses departs from the bus stop at Ninth and New Hampshire Streets. Use of city buses down
July 20, 2007
For the first time in its six-year history, the T - the city’s bus system - is on pace to see a decline in ridership. Through June, the city’s fixed-route bus system has provided 207,003 rides, which is a 2.7 percent decrease for the same period a year ago. With gasoline prices still creating pain for motorists, the decline in ridership is a head-scratcher, said Cliff Galante, the city’s public transit administrator.

All stories

Police search for fleeing suspect
Area near 21st and Ousdahl for man who fled
July 19, 2007
The suspect was reportedly wearing a white tank top, black jeans - but no shoes.
Bullpen propels K.C. to victory
Royals’ 6-5 win clinches series at Boston; Tigers next
July 19, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Kansas City Royals left the slumping Red Sox answering questions about the surging Yankees.
Middle ground
City officials are having a tough time balancing the 2008 budget, but applying unrealistic revenue assumptions isn’t the right approach.
July 19, 2007 in print edition on A8
For a number of years, Lawrence and Douglas County have had the luxury of assuming that revenue to fund next year’s budget will be higher than what they had for the current year.
Pump patrol
July 19, 2007 in print edition on A3
Patrol seeks fuel deals
July 19, 2007 in print edition on B8
For Thursday, July 19
Lawrence Datebook
July 19, 2007 in print edition on A4
Events around Lawrence.
On the record
July 19, 2007 in print edition on A4
Lawrence crime blotter.
Our town sports
July 19, 2007 in print edition on B6
Moving Predators not the lone option
Group tries to keep NHL team in Nashville
July 19, 2007 in print edition on B3
Predators owner Craig Leipold and the NHL are giving Nashville every chance to keep the hockey team in Music City. Now it’s up to the fans to respond.
July 19, 2007 in print edition on B9