Archive for Monday, June 4, 2007

Also from June 4

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Lawrence Photo Alliance
Podcasts
Polls
What's your favorite thing about summer?

Poll results

Response Percent
Warm temperatures
 
34%
Barbecues
 
22%
Vacation
 
19%
Other
 
13%
Swimming
 
10%
Total 207
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School graduates Shane Billig, left, and Brandon Schwager are heading to Wichita this month for the debate national tournament.The two are the top scorers of National Forensics League points in LHS history. LHS debaters sharpen talking points for national competition
June 4, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Shane Billig and Brandon Schwager, new Lawrence High School graduates, have been debating for years, but the two are preparing to embark on their biggest tournament yet.
1:40 p.m.
Kansas University football sports-information director Mike Strauss is a two-time gold medalist in his age group in golf at the U.S. Transplant Games. He had a liver transplant in 2001. Man on a mission
June 4, 2007 in print edition on 1C
The man seated in front of him finished a sneezing fit and uttered a common gripe among area golfers this spring: “These stupid allergies won’t let up.”
4:00 p.m.
"Old and New," by Michelle Wade Spring snapshot
June 4, 2007 in print edition on 1D
Lawrence Photo Alliance members set out in April to capture the spirit of Lawrence in spring. The resulting exhibit, “Spring Snapshot,” features more than 60 photographs by local and regional artists, offering a diverse perspective of the city during one of the most beautiful times of year.
6:00 p.m.
Women's fitness boot camp at Wescoe Beach at Kansas University on Thursday, May 31, 2007. Happy (boot) campers
June 4, 2007 in print edition on 6C
Becky Basore is well aware the name of her No Boundaries Women’s Boot Camp alone might be enough to chase away some potential clients.
10:45 p.m.
The T may operate fewer routes and less frequently because of budget shortfalls. On Monday, June 4, 2007, riders exited and boarded the bus at the Ninth and Massachusetts streets stop. Bus system facing cuts of $450K
June 4, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Unless city commissioners can find approximately $450,000 worth of new funding for 2008, the city’s public transit system will cease to operate on Saturdays, will shut down two hours earlier on weekdays and likely would run routes on a much less frequent basis.

All stories

Guitar players hope to make history
Reported 1,683 participants enough for Guinness record, organizers say
June 4, 2007 in print edition on A1
Lawrence residents Erin Runnels and Autumn McPherson woke up Sunday and felt like trying to break a world record.
Cooking event feeds financial need
Real Men’ step up to the stove in second annual fundraiser for NAACP
June 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
David Watson-Jackson, 15, knows how to sweeten the pork chops he cooks.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
June 4, 2007 in print edition on B6
MRI exam next test for Yankees’ Clemens
Pitcher hopes to make New York debut Saturday - if results favorable
June 4, 2007 in print edition on C5
Roger Clemens is headed for an MRI today to help determine the level of concern over his “fatigued” right groin.
Horoscopes
June 4, 2007 in print edition on D2
Events calendar
June 4, 2007 in print edition on D2
Lawrence Datebook
June 4, 2007 in print edition on B2
June 4, 2007
Recruits stranded when coaches leave
Prospect says he signed with Florida because of Donovan, who informed him of departure via phone
June 4, 2007 in print edition on C2
After Orlando got its man, after Billy Donovan got his millions, after Gainesville got its hug goodbye and after the media got two news conferences 90 miles apart, Adam Allen got the only thing coming to him. A phone call.
Rec calendar
June 4, 2007 in print edition on C6
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
June 4, 2007 in print edition on B6
On the record
June 4, 2007 in print edition on B2