Archive for Tuesday, June 26, 2007

Also from June 26

Audio clips
On the street
What do you think of a proposed bill to outlaw almost all late-term abortions in Kansas?

Poll results

Response Percent
I favor it
I oppose it
Total 373

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
An aerial view of the land surrounding Memorial Stadium on the campus of Kansas University shows the vastness of an ongoing construction project to erect a new football complex near the southwest corner of the stadium. Construction kicks off on football complex
June 25, 2007 in print edition on 4A
Dirt began flying and trucks rolled into the area south of Memorial Stadium on May 21, the morning after Kansas University commencement ceremonies. And they haven’t stopped yet. Now, the outline of a major construction project is emerging.
10:00 a.m.
Tom Bracciano, the Lawrence School District's operations and facilities director, leads a tour of South Junior High School. With August nearing, school officials are preparing plans just in case the school can't open in time for the fall semester. District learned lessons from first South opening
June 26, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence public school administrators don’t expect to repeat history with South Junior High School, 2734 La. When the school originally was constructed in 1968, work ran behind schedule, and for seven months students attended classes in McAllaster Elementary School and portable classrooms. McAllaster, which was at 15th Street and Barker Avenue, has since been torn down.
1:00 p.m.
MartinLogan Club members John Burke, left, of Chicago, and Ben Milne, Des Moines, Iowa, focus on some of the company's components during a tour of the company's campus in East Lawrence. About 25 club members finished their first National Get-Together by visiting the complex Monday. Audiophiles plug into town
June 26, 2007 in print edition on 10C
Albert Pujols has a pair. As do Whoopi Goldberg, Chris Isaak and Lenny Kravitz. But such A-list owners of MartinLogan Ltd. audio speakers don’t rate the VIP treatment afforded to Tom D’Acquisto and two dozen of his fellow audiophiles, who earned a tour of the company’s headquarters campus Monday in southeast Lawrence just because of who and what they are: plugged in.
4:00 p.m.
Lawrence High School junior Kati Wheatley, center, follows along with the bass section in a full orchestra rehearsal during the 2007 Kansas University Midwestern Music Camp Thursday afternoon at KU's Murphy Hall. Music students tend to be sharp
June 26, 2007 in print edition on 1D
Nick Chance says he can easily rattle off the names of 10 classmates who are both amazing musicians and “ridiculously smart.”
10:00 p.m.
Park could affect airport grants
June 26, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Concerns are rising in the city’s aviation community that a proposed 900-acre business park near the Lawrence Municipal Airport could hinder the city’s ability to attract millions in federal aviation grants.

All stories

Lawrence Datebook
June 26, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence.
Doping the draft’s dandies
Kansas’ Wright deemed ‘one of most versatile athletes’ available
June 26, 2007 in print edition on C6
A look at the top prospects by position in Thursday’s NBA Draft:
June 26, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Tuesday, June 26
Nebraska’s Pavan top female athlete
Canadian volleyball player with perfect grade-point average nets Honda-Broderick Cup
June 26, 2007 in print edition on C2
Nebraska volleyball standout Sarah Pavan maintained a 4.0 grade-point average in biochemistry while leading the Cornhuskers to a 33-1 season and the NCAA title.