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How will you spend Memorial Day weekend?

Poll results

Response Percent
Stay home and barbecue
 
47%
Hit the road
 
14%
Go to the lake
 
14%
Undecided
 
12%
Decorate graves
 
11%
Total 265
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Carol McFall, seventh-grade English and geography teacher at South Junior High School, loads up her car on the last day of school. McFall and other faculty and students start school next year in a new building. Students, faculty eager for new South Junior High building
May 24, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Students and faculty at South Junior High School said farewell to their nearly 39-year-old building Wednesday.
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9:43 a.m.
Preparations for Memorial Day were under way Tuesday at Clinton Lake, as Chris and Robin Breit and their whippet, Ginny, were setting up their campsite as they do every year. Area lakes prepare for holiday
May 24, 2007 in print edition on 1A
The water levels have subsided at area lakes just in time for the traditionally busy Memorial Day weekend.
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10:00 p.m.
Lawrence youngster Caleb Ochs, 8, pulls back to heave a pass to his teammates as he and other kids at the Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence play a game of "Foam Ball." Tuesday's warmer weather allowed for a bit of outdoor activity. Officials ponder recreation price tags
May 24, 2007 in print edition on 1A
PLAY will cost real money. Local leaders on Thursday were told it would cost at least $21 million to build a new indoor sports fieldhouse, and another $18 million to construct an outdoor recreational complex for Lawrence youths. Both ideas have been pushed by local group PLAY, which stands for Partners for Lawrence Athletics and Youth.
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All stories

6News video: 24 Hours in Lawrence: the afternoon docket call
May 24, 2007
One of the most hectic places in Lawrence on any given afternoon is the Douglas County District Court. Their cases may not make headlines, yet everyday dozens of defendants move through the courtrooms. It’s usually standing room only at the afternoon docket call.
6News video: 24 Hours in Lawrence: following an elementary school bus driver
May 24, 2007
If you need a little extra energy, you might be able to borrow some from the group of elementary school students Jody Brown picks up and drops off every day of the school week.
6News video: Proposed youth sports facility could cost city 40 million dollars
May 24, 2007
New dollar figures released today show costs of nearly 40 million dollars for a new indoor and outdoor youth sports facility in Lawrence.
6News video: Police investigate local bank robbery
May 24, 2007
Police were called to Capital City Bank — inside the HyVee at 6th and Monterey Way — around two this afternoon to investigate a robbery.
6News video: LMH hosts annual ‘State of the Hospital’ address
May 24, 2007
The community reception - held in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s atrium - highlighted the hospital’s accomplishments in the past year.
6Sports video: Softball team adding to Eudora’s rich history
May 24, 2007
The town of Eudora is filled with history going back over 150 years. Now, thanks to the high school girl’s softball team, there is more history being made in ‘E-town.’
6News video: 24 Hours in Lawrence: a trip to the grocery store
May 24, 2007
As students get home from school — we turn from our lives in the office — to our lives on the home-front as husbands and wives, mothers and fathers. But during that transition from work to home, there’s often one stop along the way…the grocery store.
6News video: English visitors walking across America pass through Lawrence
May 24, 2007
Two English visitors to Lawrence are finding a way to beat the high as prices - they’re walking - not just in Lawrence - but across America.
6Sports video: All-class State Track and Field Meet kicks off in Wichita
May 24, 2007
Baseball and softball tournaments aren’t the only state championships taking place over the weekend. The All-class State Track and Field Meet will also be taking place this weekend in Wichita.
6News video: Lawrence man to spend nearly 50 years in prison for beating his girlfriend
May 24, 2007
A Lawrence man will spend nearly 50 years in prison for beating his girlfriend to death with a table leg last summer.
6News video: City’s budget crisis begins to cost some city employees their jobs
May 24, 2007
City leaders confirmed today one full-time employee is now out of a job and say more job cuts could come.
Officials ponder recreation price tags
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A1
PLAY will cost real money. Local leaders on Thursday were told it would cost at least $21 million to build a new indoor sports fieldhouse, and another $18 million to construct an outdoor recreational complex for Lawrence youths. Both ideas have been pushed by local group PLAY, which stands for Partners for Lawrence Athletics and Youth.
BoomerGirl.com, KUsports.com win national awards
May 24, 2007
The sites, which are owned by The World Company, won EPpy Awards Friday from Editor & Publisher and Mediaweek at the annual Interactive Media Conference and Trade Show in Miami.
6News Now: Hy-Vee branch of Capital City Bank robbed
May 24, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, police are investigating a mid-afternoon robbery at the Capital City bank branch in Hy-Vee on west Sixth Street, and another installment of the 24 Hours project.
Police investigating bank robbery
May 24, 2007
Lawrence police are investigating a robbery at the Capital City Bank inside the Hy-Vee food store at Sixth Street and Monterey Way.
PLAY price tag could run more than $20 million
No consensus reached
May 24, 2007
City and county commissioners, school board members and chamber leaders were presented a report detailing the feasibility of building several new recreation facilities that have been studied by the citizens’ group PLAY - Partners for Lawrence Athletics and Youth.
Fire damages Oskaloosa building
May 24, 2007
An overnight fire severely damaged a building on the north side of Oskaloosa’s downtown square, Jefferson County emergency officials said.
Belone gets 48 years for killing girlfriend
I’m sorry that I wasn’t man enough to have a good family,’ he says
May 24, 2007
‘I’m sorry that I wasn’t man enough to have a good family,’ he says
Area lakes prepare for holiday
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A1
The water levels have subsided at area lakes just in time for the traditionally busy Memorial Day weekend.
City ranked 100th best metro area
Lawrence scores low on stress, high on education
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
Have a piña colada and kick back - might as well join the crowd. In case you haven’t heard, Lawrence residents are living stress-free lives.
Students, faculty eager for new South Junior High building
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
Students and faculty at South Junior High School said farewell to their nearly 39-year-old building Wednesday.
Ryun: Poll shows him ahead of Jenkins
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
The Republican Party primary is more than 14 months away, but Jim Ryun on Wednesday claimed a lead over State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins in the race for the GOP nomination in the 2nd Congressional District.
Free State grads to spend summer with Drum and Bugle Corps
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
Two Lawrence residents know they’ll be pushed to the limit this summer. As members of the Colts Drum and Bugle Corps, Keenan Cox and Chris Hansen will practice up to 14 hours a day.
KBI leader named
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A1
Attorney General Paul Morrison on Wednesday promoted Bob Blecha, of Lawrence, to lead the Kansas Bureau of Investigation.
Annual post-graduation party promises prizes, camaraderie
May 24, 2007
Next year, Katie Swank will compete on the swim team at Miami University of Ohio.
Smith showing her fun side
FSHS junior shines as new staff ace
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
Over the past year, Free State High’s Catherine Smith has evolved from a soft-spoken sophomore pitcher on the Firebirds’ softball team into a standout junior ace for the 2007 state-bound squad.
Never a doubt
Parker’s confidence contagious for LHS
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
A warning to the men in gray keeping order during the Class 6A state baseball tournament: Call a strike on Lawrence High leadoff hitter Daniel Parker and expect a demonstrative protest.
The constant gardener
Country living offers broader canvas for obsessive green thumb
May 24, 2007 in print edition on D1
Julie and Chad Glazier abandoned city living eight years ago because Julie needed room to grow. And grow and grow and grow.
Keegan: Hull’s hit as good as it gets
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
Every young athlete fantasizes about it. Bases loaded. Down three runs. Last inning. Two strikes. Gone. Champions.
Development prohibited on County Road 1
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
Leavenworth County commissioners have placed a moratorium on development in a prime area of real estate south of Tonganoxie.
DeBiasse cleared to play Friday
Regional ejection put LHS senior’s status in doubt
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
Nick DeBiasse has received the OK to play in Lawrence High’s Class 6A state baseball opener.
Residents advised to stay out of creek
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
City leaders are continuing to urge people to stay out of a west Lawrence stream that was the site of a large sewer line break last week.
Taylors eager to double their haul
LHS twins seeking repeat golds at state meet
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
At first glance, it’s difficult to distinguish any differences between Kristina and Jennifer Taylor.
Settlement terms vary widely in suit against university
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B2
A federal judge’s written comments about a lawsuit against Kansas University underscores that both sides are far apart in a case in which a former KU police officer alleges he was fired unfairly.
Baker music professor wins teaching award
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B2
J.D. Parr, associate professor of music and associate director of bands at Baker University, has earned the 2007 Jennie Howell Kopke Award for Distinguished Teaching.
Commissioners consider cell tower permit policy
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B2
Douglas County commissioners hope a new policy concerning the granting of permits for cellular communications towers can be written.
Construction to start on Overbrook park
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B2
Construction will begin soon on the first phase of a park project that will include a pavilion and an area for memorials.
MLB briefs
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C6
¢ Clemens sweats it out¢ Hughes throws off mound¢ Mateo to be activated
People in the news
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ O’Donnell, Hasselbeck have on-air argument¢ Newman goes nuclear¢ Laurie honored by queen
Tactics for stabilizing Iraq refined
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A11
Mindful of long-term U.S. interests, military and diplomatic strategists seeking to salvage President Bush’s latest Iraq war plan are beginning to shift gears while buying time for Iraqis to resolve their differences.
Family says body found in river is that of missing U.S. soldier
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A11
A body recovered by Iraqi police from the Euphrates River south of Baghad on Wednesday was identified as one of three American soldiers abducted in an ambush claimed by al-Qaida, relatives and officials said.
Report: Human rights victim of U.S. fight against terrorism
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
In its fight against terrorism, the United States has eroded rights worldwide, Amnesty International said Wednesday.
Burress responds to criticism
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B7
Mayor Sue Hack says my memo advising a private organization on opposing a second Lawrence Wal-Mart at Sixth and Wakarusa was “just inappropriate.” County Commissioner Jere McElhaney says I “violate some trust.” A response seems called for.
Registry details
Questions remain about the practicality of a city-maintained domestic registry.
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B6
Lawrence city commissioners may have shown that their hearts were in the right place Tuesday night, but it remains to be seen whether the domestic registry they approved will accomplish the goal they envisioned.
Long-shot candidates spice up race
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B6
The liveliest pair of candidates in the large fields of Democratic and Republican long shots, Bill Richardson and Mike Huckabee, are also - not coincidentally - the likeliest to break into the top ranks of their parties if anyone ever does.
Royals are rollin’
K.C. uses home-run ball to win again
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C6
The Cleveland Indians hit the historic home runs. The Kansas City Royals hit the decisive ones.
Outlook for whales in Calif. river dims
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A5
Hope dimmed Wednesday for two lost, wounded whales as scientists spotted the humpbacks wildly slapping their tails on the water in possible distress as they lingered far from their ocean home.
Energy plant talks turkey
Poultry droppings to fuel electricity production
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A4
The gray, sandy mix of turkey droppings and other bits and pieces flowing through Greg Langmo’s fingers back onto the floor of his barn isn’t just funky dirt, it’s fuel.
Howard close to return
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C6
Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Ryan Howard hit a game-winning home run and went 2-for-3 with four RBIs in a rehab start Wednesday at Class A Lakewood.
Pros & cons
Lists can help guide financial decisions
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
During a recent online discussion, a questioner wanted to know if there was a type of professional he or she could hire who would give unbiased advice on those everyday money issues that always seem to pop up.
Coaches want Saturday tournament finish
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C3
Bill Self’s fifth trip to the Big 12 Conference’s spring meetings proved to be his most gratifying.
Neither party can be trusted on immigration
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B6
I wish I could believe the president and those senators who claim their agreement on immigration legislation will “fix” the problems of open borders and illegal aliens.
Horoscopes
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Thursday, May 24
Our town sports
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C10
Aussie Aussie on mission from God
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A2
John Safran may be an infidel, but you can’t say he’s not ecumenical. The host of the award-winning Australian series “John Safran vs. God” (8 p.m., Sundance) spans the world in search of religious practices and often finds the most extreme and humorous variations on faith.
Fairness is subjective in Landis case
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C2
Out in California this week, Barry Bonds continues his relentless stalking of Henry Aaron’s career home-run record, and Lancaster County, Pa., cyclist Floyd Landis continues his attempt merely to salvage his career.
Pump patrol
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for May 24, 1907: “Although there has been ‘all kinds of bad weather,’ making prophets offer dire predictions, the grocery stores here have wide varieties of food on display such as rhubarb, beans, cucumbers and such.
Fortify your garden now against rabbits with the munchies
May 24, 2007 in print edition on D2
The plants germinate in seven to 10 days. One or two days later, the rabbits line up at the buffet. They proceed up one side then down the other, from the beans to the newly planted strawberries.
Washington teen beats Kansan in National Geography Bee
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A9
What city, divided by a river of the same name, was the imperial capital of Vietnam?
Senate votes to slash guest worker program
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A9
Republicans and Democrats placed strict new conditions on a broad immigration measure Wednesday, as the White House and the bipartisan group that crafted it fought to keep their compromise intact.
Participants sought for Lawrence ArtWalk
May 24, 2007 in print edition on D2
Artists are invited to participate in this year’s Lawrence ArtWalk, which is the annual self-guided tour of Lawrence artists’ studios and other art spaces.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B6
Even though plans for an industrial park north of the city had disintegrated after seven years of work, the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce said it would come up with a new suggestion for an industrial park by the end of the year.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
May 24, 2007
Kansas University Chancellor Clarke Wescoe named Francis H. Heller as dean of faculties for the coming year at KU while James R. Surface was to be the acting provost on the Lawrence campus.
Morneau torches Texas again
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C4
Justin Morneau says he enjoys hitting at Rangers Ballpark in Arlington, and the numbers back him up.
Bert Nash hires development official
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
Jerry Bottenfield is the new director of community development for Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center, a Lawrence-based operation with nearly 200 mental-health professionals and support staffers who last year served more than 5,000 consumers and at-risk students in Douglas County.
Pastel exhibit showing on display at library
May 24, 2007 in print edition on D2
The Premier Art Exhibition by members of the Lawrence Area Pastel Artists is being featured in the current exhibit at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt.
City costs
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: With regard to budget cuts, it is no wonder the city has no money. Parking continues to be free downtown at night. Why aren’t the meters on Massachusetts required to be paid parking?
Mary Cheney gives birth to a son
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
Vice President Dick Cheney’s daughter Mary delivered an 8-pound, 6-ounce baby boy on Wednesday, the first child for her and her female partner of 15 years, Heather Poe.
Iraq outrage
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Where is the outrage? News from the war in Iraq is bad enough but now we have to endure the $592 million, 21-building American Embassy (Journal-World, May 20) being built in Baghdad, the largest foreign embassy in the world.
Commodities
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
Lawrence Datebook
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B2
May 24, 2007
CornerBank to honor volunteer today
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
Martin Jones is the winner of CornerBank’s Community Cornerstone Award for May, recognizing the Kansas University retiree for his volunteer work.
Cash, gift cards top grad presents
Survey: Americans expected to spend $4.5 billion this graduation season
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
High school graduates can look forward to receiving more than their degrees this weekend. Try cold, hard cash.
Pavano to have surgery
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C6
Carl Pavano is headed for reconstructive elbow surgery, probably ending his unproductive stint with the New York Yankees and making his contract a $40 million bust.
Visitors Bureau attends festival
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C12
Representatives from the Lawrence Convention & Visitors Bureau promoted the city and Douglas County as a visitor destination to attendees of the 2007 Kansas Sampler Festival, conducted May 4-6 in Garden City.
Giambi meets with MLB
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C6
On the same day a report alleged he failed an amphetamines test, Jason Giambi met with lawyers from the baseball commissioner’s office Wednesday to discuss his recent comments on steroids.
Woman’s death linked to ground zero dust
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
A woman who was enveloped in toxic dust from the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 was declared the 2,750th victim of the terror attack Wednesday - after the city medical examiner did an about-face and linked the noxious plume to her illness.
Idol’ crowns youngest winner
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A2
The big voice overwhelmed the beatbox Wednesday night as Jordin Sparks was crowned the newest and youngest “American Idol.”
U.S. Navy launches show of force off Iran’s coast
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
Ships packed with 17,000 sailors and Marines moved into the Persian Gulf on Wednesday as the U.S. Navy staged another show of force off Iran’s coast just days before U.S.-Iran talks in Baghdad.
Declassified intelligence used to stress al-Qaida threat in Iraq
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
President Bush portrayed the Iraq war as a battle between the U.S. and al-Qaida on Wednesday and shared nuggets of intelligence to contend Osama bin Laden was setting up a terrorist cell in Iraq to strike targets in America.
KU’s volleyball slate finalized
Fifteen matches against NCAA teams on tap in 2007
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C3
A total of 15 matches against teams that advanced to the 2006 NCAA Tournament are part of the 2007 Kansas University volleyball schedule announced Wednesday by coach Ray Bechard.
99th soldier from Fort Riley killed
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A11
Pvt. Oscar Sauceda Jr., 21, was killed in combat by enemy small-arms fire Tuesday in Baghdad, the Army said Wednesday.
Tennessee zoo expecting addition of baby panda
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A5
One of the Memphis Zoo’s young pandas is pregnant, officials said an ultrasound test confirmed Wednesday.
Attorney appointed as utility regulator
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B8
A Topeka attorney soon will be joining the state commission that regulates utilities.
Castro says he is getting better
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
A statement signed by Fidel Castro on Wednesday said his weight was stable and he was eating solid foods after months of intravenous feeding that followed several operations, including an initial surgery that did not go well.
Movers and shakers
Ranking the most influential people in NASCAR
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C7
Brian France continues his hold on the top spot in That’s Racin’s annual list of the most powerful people in NASCAR, but the news of the day has a role in who ranks right behind him.
Boot camp death brings $5M settlement
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
The family of a teenager who died after being roughed up by juvenile boot camp guards last year will receive $5 million under a bill signed Wednesday by Gov. Charlie Crist.
Former leader of KUMC dies
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B8
A former leader of Kansas University Medical Center has died at age 89.
Study: Tiger population far lower than believed
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
India’s population of wild tigers, which wildlife experts have long warned is on the decline, is dramatically lower than previously believed, according to preliminary results of an exhaustive study of tiger habitats released Wednesday.
Former Gonzales aide: A.G. made me ‘uncomfortable’
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A1
A former Justice Department official told House investigators Wednesday that Attorney General Alberto Gonzales tried to review his version of the prosecutor firings with her at a time when lawmakers were homing in on conflicting accounts. Gonzales has testified he hasn’t spoken with witnesses.
City softball players earn Sunflower honors
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C9
The Free State High and Lawrence High softball squads landed a handful of players on this year’s All-Sunflower League teams.
Justice probe takes K.C. twist
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A4
A former top Justice Department aide on Wednesday testified that U.S. Attorney Todd Graves of Kansas City, Mo., may have been forced from office because he was “under investigation,” not because he clashed with senior officials over policy.
Sloan leads federal energy meeting
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B1
State Rep. Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence, recently organized and chaired a meeting with federal energy officials to discuss ways to lower electrical costs and increase reliability.
Suspect in spy death in mortal danger
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
Russian billionaire Boris Berezovsky said Wednesday that the life of the man accused of killing former spy Alexander Litvinenko could now be in danger because of what the suspect knows about the plot.
Militants given grave ultimatum
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
Lebanon’s defense minister issued an ultimatum Wednesday to Islamic militants barricaded in this Palestinian refugee camp to surrender or face a military onslaught.
Nuclear concerns proliferate
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
The U.N. nuclear monitor reported notable advances in Iran’s uranium enrichment program Wednesday while warning for the first time that its knowledge of the country’s nuclear activities was shrinking.
New Taliban leader vows to keep fighting
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A10
A man identified on tape as the Taliban’s new top field commander warned Wednesday that new recruits were volunteering as suicide bombers and that fighters would continue their holy war until Western powers leave Afghanistan.
Hearing concludes for Landis
Decision on cyclist’s fate likely more than a month away
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C2
They turned out the lights on the Floyd Landis courtroom drama Wednesday, a whopper of a case that whirled wildly between arguments about wardrobe choices, malfunctioning machines, shoddy science and much more.
Edwards defends plan for Chiefs
Kansas City coach denies he’s misleading Green, engages in heated exchange with radio host
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
In a heated exchange with reporters Wednesday, Herm Edwards denied Trent Green’s charge that he had tried to mislead the veteran quarterback.
Man target of regulators over church sanctuary
May 24, 2007 in print edition on B3
When 83-year-old Eldon Ray agreed to oversee construction of a sanctuary for the Mayetta Christian Church, he felt he was doing something good.
Senate report to show intelligence warnings on Iraq invasion
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
U.S. intelligence agencies warned senior members of the Bush administration in early 2003 that invading Iraq could create internal conflict that would give Iran and al-Qaida new opportunities to expand their influence, according to an upcoming Senate report.
House OKs bill on gas gouging
May 24, 2007 in print edition on A3
Congress is intent on showing it feels your pain at the pump. The House on Wednesday voted 284-141 to pass a bill that would make gasoline price gouging a federal offense.
KU’s Giangrosso qualifies
May 24, 2007 in print edition on C1
For the third consecutive year, Kansas University junior Annie Giangrosso has qualified for the U.S. Women’s Amateur Public Links Championship.