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12:00 a.m.
Liz Adams, a volunteer at the Lawrence Humane Society, carries in one of nearly 50 dogs that were brought to Lawrence on Friday after they were rescued from a breeder in Marshall County. Lawrence Humane Society provides shelter for dogs in animal cruelty case
August 1, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The dogs were so deprived that grass was a welcome sight. On Friday, the Lawrence Humane Society took in 49 of the 187 dogs and puppies the state seized from an unlicensed Marshall County retail breeder who endangered the dogs’ health.
6:00 a.m.
Colin Galiano, 3, heaves a 15-pound hay bale onto a platform during the 2008 hay bale throwing contest at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest came before the demolition derby rally. Fair contestants young and old take turns heavin’ hay bales
August 2, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Use your legs, throw it as hard as you can and hope for the best. That’s what Daniel Squires, 23, was thinking before he attempted to beat his personal best at Friday’s bale throwing contest at the Douglas County Fair. Last year he tossed an approximately 45-pound bale of hay 14 feet 5 inches above his head onto a platform mounted atop a forklift.
12:00 p.m.
Lawrence Douglas County Fire and Medical crews respond to a house fire at 1005 Indiana on Thursday. The fire started about 5:15 a.m. Faulty sensor blamed for fire truck breakdown
August 1, 2008 in print edition on 1B
City commissioners can breathe a $1.3 million sigh of relief. City mechanics on Friday determined that a faulty sensor was to blame for the breakdown of a fire truck that was attempting to extinguish a house fire at 1005 Ind. early Thursday morning.
10:00 p.m.
Rose Naramore-Winfrey, 7, left, and her cousin, Utah Hester, 2, touch composting red worms held by Eric Williams, co-owner of The Green Worm, on Saturday at the Little Green Festival in South Park.  The Green Worm, which promotes sustainable living through the creation of natural, soil-enriching products for garden, lawn and house plants, was one of dozens of vendors that had tables at the green living event. Green ideas wriggle into ‘little’ festival
August 2, 2008 in print edition on 1B
From homegrown wind power to organic food and emission-cutting fuel supplements, Saturday’s Little Green Festival isn’t little any more. The second-year festival, which entertained hundreds at South Park, welcomed 115 vendors, a significant jump from the 25 that participated in last October’s inaugural event.

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Scouting news
August 2, 2008 in print edition on D5
Local scouting news
Club news
August 2, 2008 in print edition on D5
Local club news
Around and About
August 2, 2008 in print edition on D3
Around and about Lawrence
4-H News
August 2, 2008 in print edition on D3
Local 4-H news
Military news
August 2, 2008 in print edition on D3
Local military news
New face in new place helps Sox clip Royals
Future Hall-of-Famer Ken Griffey Jr. finishes 2-for-3 with 2 RBIs in first game with White Sox
August 2, 2008 in print edition on C1
Ken Griffey Jr. hadn’t eaten in about a day. He was jittery a couple of hours before the game. Even in the seventh inning, when new teammate Jermaine Dye asked how he was doing, Griffey still felt it.