Archive for Friday, June 1, 2007

Also from June 1

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU gun scare Friends & Neighbors, June 2007
Podcasts
Polls
One of the world's most prolific spammers was arrested this week. What's the appropriate punishment?

Poll results

Response Percent
Prison
 
46%
A lifetime spent deleting spam e-mail
 
45%
Other (Offer comments below)
 
5%
Probation
 
2%
Total 416
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.
6:00 a.m.
Jeff Sauer, with R.D Johnson Excavating Co. of Lawrence, smooths dirt in the median on Kasold Drive between Bob Billings Parkway and 22nd Street in this file photo.  Construction crews will work throughout the summer on multiple roads in Lawrence. Quick work speeds Kasold reopening
May 31, 2007 in print edition on 1A
It won’t be much longer before a new stretch of Kasold Drive is finished. For the past year, motorists on the west Lawrence thoroughfare have dealt with construction crews, two lanes of traffic and a 20 mph speed limit that’s been strictly enforced. “Very slow - very, very slow,” said motorist Donna Benton when describing traffic on Kasold.
9:00 a.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.
9:00 a.m.
The cardinal brands building in the 200 block of S.W. Jackson Street in Topeka is shown. The company is putting its 100,000 square feet of warehouse and production space up for sale next year and is moving production lines to Mexico. Job shifts on horizon in Topeka
June 1, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Topeka could lose nearly 1,000 jobs during the next 12 months, as longtime employment pillars Cardinal Brands, Payless ShoeSource and Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas grapple with market realities and shed positions in the state’s capital city.
10:35 a.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.
10:35 a.m.
The west entrance to Jayhawk Boulevard at Kansas University was closed by police officers on Friday morning after a KU employee reported seeing a man with a rifle on the campus. Police declare ‘no evidence of threat’ on campus after report of gunman
9:45 a.m., June 1, 2007 Updated 12:07 p.m.
Officials declared today there was “no evidence of any threat” at Kansas University campus, nearly two hours after an unconfirmed report of a gunman. Campus employees expressed concern about slow notification.
1:28 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.
1:28 p.m.
Nick TenPas, 10, Lawrence, displays one of the dinosaur books that he has created with the help of Quail Run School paraeducator Sharon Scafe. Boy’s dino books a labor of love
June 1, 2007 in print edition on 1B
He’s infatuated with the Tyrannosaurus rex, but that didn’t stop Nick TenPas from using other dinosaurs in a six-book series he and one of his teachers are creating. Sharon Scafe, a paraeducator at Quail Run School, and Nick, a 10-year-old Quail Run student with autism, are collaborating on the books about a dinosaur named Tony and his friends.
2:00 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.
4:30 p.m.
Pulse Podcast
Lawrence City Band strikes up for another season
Posted June 1, 2007
This week's Pulse Podcast is dedicated to the City Band. Director Robert Foster talks about how he selects music, what a typical Wednesday is like for band members and what the band means to the Lawrence community. Also, hear some of the music from Wednesday's first concert, and find out what's going on in Lawrence this weekend in our weekly Best Bets feature. Here's <a href="http://www2.ljworld.com/news/2007/jun/01/new_season_lawrence_city_band/">a tentative list of themes and music</a> planned for the remaining summer band series.

All stories

James Gang one win away
LeBron leads Cavaliers to Game 5, double-OT win
June 1, 2007 in print edition on C3
LeBron James grimaced, limped up to the podium and plopped into a chair behind a microphone. It was the only time he looked human all night.
Horoscopes
June 1, 2007 in print edition on B4
Lawrence Datebook
June 1, 2007 in print edition on B2
On the record
June 1, 2007 in print edition on B2
Commodities
June 1, 2007 in print edition on C8
Important posts
Six pending appointments give Gov. Kathleen Sebelius the opportunity to make a major mark on the Kansas Board of Regents.
June 1, 2007 in print edition on B8
Earlier this week, Gov. Kathleen Sebelius attended a meeting in Kansas City titled “Innovation America Initiative,” a project of the National Governors Association.