Archive for Thursday, June 7, 2007

Also from June 7

Audio clips
Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Preparing for Wakarusa Fest Lawrence Raiders vs. K.C. Barnstormers Four-ball Championship Donna Adams' Garden
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think of Wal-Mart's latest plans for Sixth and Wakarusa?

Poll results

Response Percent
It’s time to build
 
59%
Let the lawsuits continue
 
31%
Back to the drawing board
 
4%
Undecided
 
4%
Total 574
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Wal-Mart plan New Wal-Mart plans include native grass, recreational path
June 6, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A native grass area, additional walkways, more landscaping and the use of natural building materials are among major changes to a new plan for a 99,840-square-foot Wal-Mart store at the northwestern corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive.
10:43 a.m.
Andy Stowers unloads a box full of mixed paper at the Twelfth & Haskell Bargain Center, 1146 Haskell Ave.  Although some paid services provide Lawrence residents with the luxury of curbside recycling, many Lawrencians still hand deliver their recyclables.  The city of Topeka provides curbside recycling services to its residents. The gloves come off
June 7, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Topeka is putting Lawrence to shame in an online competition to find America’s most environmentally conscious city, and it’s not afraid to do some taunting.
1:30 p.m.
Online chat
Chat about Wakarusa Festival law enforcement with Douglas County Sheriff's officers
June 7, 2007
Lt. Kari Wempe and Lt. Doug Woods of the Douglas County Sheriff's Department chat about security and their role at the upcoming Wakarusa Festival.
4:00 p.m.
The New Mastersounds, an instrumental British band, will play at 6:15 p.m. today in the Revival Tent at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival at Clinton State Park. Singer-free band says music ‘speaks for itself’
June 7, 2007 in print edition on 1D
When it comes to playing in bands, Eddie Roberts isn’t averse to lead singers. He doesn’t believe that they’re all preening prima donnas. “I’ve just never found a singer who seemed to be on the same wavelength,” says Roberts, guitarist, tambourine player and founder of The New Mastersounds. “Plus, it’s kind of nice to be lyricless.”
10:00 p.m.

Jim Modig, Kansas University director of design and construction management, displays a handful of crumbling concrete and rusted steel in the underground tunnels below the university's power plant during a guided tour. Modig explained last week that repairs to the tunnels are of the highest priority and the estimated cost for the work is $8 million. Campus funding still not a fix-all
June 8, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A new plan to address a backlog of repairs at state universities hasn’t even started - and already calls for more money have been raised.

All stories

South Lawrence noise just the sound of gas being released
But the release wasn’t dangerous, an official with an area pipeline company said
June 7, 2007
But the release wasn’t dangerous, an official with an area pipeline company said.
Horoscopes
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B5
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
On the record
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Police arrest suspect in death of missing teen
18-year-old’s body found in park
June 7, 2007 in print edition on A1
An Olathe man has been arrested in the abduction and death of 18-year-old Kelsey Smith, whose body was found Wednesday in a Missouri park.
Hoffman collects 500th save
Padres closer keeps adding to all-time record
June 7, 2007 in print edition on C4
There was no doubt for whom the heavy metal bells were tolling - Trevor Hoffman and his 500 career saves.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
June 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
Commodities
June 7, 2007 in print edition on A8