Archive for Monday, June 11, 2007

Also from June 11

Births
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Podcasts
Polls
What do you think of political "robocalls?"

Poll results

Response Percent
They’re an irritating intrusion on my privacy
 
59%
They’re both of the above
 
31%
They’re free political expression protected by the First Amendment
 
5%
Undecided
 
3%
Total 166
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
This home at 610 Lyon St. in North Lawrence was foreclosed upon. Nearly 80 homeowners in Douglas County have received notices that foreclosure proceedings will begin and their homes will go up for auction if they can't catch up on their mortgage payments. Foreclosure rate rising
June 11, 2007 in print edition on 1A
A year ago, Sharon Roullins thought she was getting a chance to “start over.” For the first time, her children had their own rooms. Her two grade-school aged daughters liked their new school, and for single mom Roullins, the difference from Kansas City was “night and day.” But Roullins was in for a nightmare when foreclosure proceedings began. This week, her home and four others are scheduled to be auctioned from the steps of the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center
10:00 a.m.
Melody Strassmann of Fort Smith, Ark., pulls down her tent as the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival at Clinton State Park comes to an end on Sunday. When the music’s over
June 11, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The thousands of mostly happy campers started taking down their tents Sunday evening in between hearing more from some of their favorite bands at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival.
2:09 p.m.
Online chat
Chat about foreclosures with Jonathan Becker
June 11, 2007
Jonathan Becker, a local attorney specializing in foreclosures and bankruptcies, will be online at 2 p.m. Monday to discuss foreclosures in Douglas County.
3:00 p.m.
Tom Foor, interim curator of ethnographic collections at Kansas University, displays two baby cradle boards used by the Kiowa and Crow tribes.  Foor is leaving KU at the end of this summer, and the selected artifacts from the collection housed in Spooner Hall will be displayed at the Spencer Museum of Art. Spencer to show off Spooner’s prizes
June 11, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Some of Kansas University’s more than 10,000 collected ethnographic artifacts will begin showing up in an exhibit this summer at the Spencer Museum of Art.
10:00 p.m.
Lawrence resident Ginger Vermooten, front, a Tae Kwon Do black belt, front, warms up with her class as they practice kicking exercises Monday afternoon at ATA Black Belt and Leadership Academy, 5150 Clinton Parkway. Teen’s abduction renews focus on personal safety
June 11, 2007 in print edition on 1B
The tragedy of Overland Park teenager Kelsey Smith being abducted June 2 from a shopping center parking lot and found dead days later is focusing attention on self-defense, martial arts instructors say.

All stories

When the music’s over
Only 14 arrests made at four-day event; visitors say last year’s police presence kept ‘riff-raff’ out
June 11, 2007 in print edition on A1
The thousands of mostly happy campers started taking down their tents Sunday evening in between hearing more from some of their favorite bands at the Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival.
On the record
June 11, 2007 in print edition on B2
Pump patrol
June 11, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Rec calendar
June 11, 2007 in print edition on C8
Wie needs to get away for a while
It’s clear golf’s one-time prodigy isn’t having much fun on the course these days
June 11, 2007 in print edition on C2
At the risk of piling on, let’s hope we’ve seen the last of Michelle Wie for a while.
Decorating for success
Furniture designs changing to meet women’s needs
June 11, 2007 in print edition on A8
When Jennifer Selby Long relocated from an office with leased furniture to an unfurnished one in February, her decorating problems began.
Horoscopes
June 11, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Monday, June 11
Events calendar
June 11, 2007 in print edition on D2
Lawrence Datebook
June 11, 2007 in print edition on B2
June 11, 2007
Steroids soap opera bound to end badly
Selig’s pressure on Giambi won’t be good for anyone involved in sordid saga
June 11, 2007 in print edition on C5
This soap opera starring Jason Giambi , Bud Selig and the trampled principle of free speech is beginning to resemble a bad, black-and-white movie.