Archive for Sunday, April 20, 2008

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Crossing, Yello Sub crumple into history Earth Day Parade Patriots' Day Parade Kansas Relays, Day Four

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12:00 a.m.
Over 100 people celebrated Schwegler Elementary's 50th anniversary Saturday. After a ceremony in the school gymnasium, many people - including students, parents, alumni and staff - went outside to a carnival that featured a ride, balloon 'moonwalks,' bubbles and a cake walk. Schwegler School marks 50 years
April 20, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Schwegler School has been built on a foundation of caring people, and for 50 years, the walls have been filled with memories, lessons and celebration. One of the biggest causes for celebration came Saturday, when about 150 people - including students, alumni, staff and faculty - celebrated Schwegler’s golden anniversary.
7:00 a.m.
Participants in the Earth Day Parade rollerblade, bike and walk down Massachusetts Street Saturday during a celebration for the environment. Activists on a roll for Earth Day
April 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A sunny spring day provided the perfect backdrop for the city’s Earth Day celebration on Saturday. A parade down Massachusetts Street kicked off the festivities. KU Environs, a student organization that sponsored the parade, led businesses, families and dogs to South Park where a record number of informational booths - 63 total - participated in the event.
12:00 p.m.
Rebecca Buford, left, executive director of Tenants To Homeowners, and Dennis Brown, president of Lawrence Preservation Alliance, walk around a home at 1120 R.I. on Thursday as Hayley Travis, resources development specialist with Tenants to Homeowners, inspects rotten siding. Restoration of the historic home is a collaborative project between Tenants to Homeowners and the Lawrence Preservation Alliance. Groups rally to restore 120-year-old house
April 20, 2008 in print edition on 1B
It’s being called an east Lawrence success story. A 120-year-old house will be saved from a bulldozer and the vacant ground around it won’t become a parking lot, thanks to years of talks involving several entities.
5:00 p.m.
Josh Burnett, left, and Cory Brock have been producing Honor Premium American Vodka in Lawrence, where about 95 percent of the liquor stores and some bars carry their product. Vodka makers in high spirits
April 20, 2008 in print edition on 1A
This shell of a warehouse in the shadow of Douglas County Jail is filled with the sound of glass on glass - sort of like a symphony of champagne flutes toasting a New Year. But champagne definitely is not the drink of choice for Josh Burnett, although the rhythmic clanging of the glass bottles in the background does represent a new beginning.

All stories

NFL Draft: notable players by position
April 20, 2008 in print edition on C10
Notable offensive and defensive players in the NFL draft, grouped by projected NFL positions.
Healthy hospital
Maintaining a strong financial position helps Lawrence Memorial Hospital better serve the community’s health care needs.
April 20, 2008 in print edition on B6
The financial health of Lawrence Memorial Hospital is vital to our community because it ensures the hospital will be a continuing source of high quality care for Lawrence and the surrounding area.
Poet’s Showcase: To the Champions
April 20, 2008 in print edition on D3
“To the Champions” by Geo Snyder
Retail haggling
Modern consumers revive ancient habits
April 20, 2008 in print edition on E1
With jobs getting scarcer, stocks on a roller coaster and economists talking recession, not many people feel like paying full price for, well, anything.
Easy being green
Area resources encourage recycling efforts
April 20, 2008 in print edition on D1
There are two sides to the recycling story…
Spiritualists protest legal status change
April 20, 2008 in print edition on A9
Britain’s clairvoyants, mediums and mystics foresee trouble ahead.