Archive for Wednesday, August 13, 2008

Also from August 13

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
First day of school
Which Kansas football position group do you feel the best about heading into the 2008 season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Running Backs
Wide Receivers/Tight Ends
Defensive Line
Special Teams
Offensive Line
Total 683
Beyond diplomacy, should the United States get involved in the Russia- Georgia conflict?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure.
Total 651

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Destiny Boyd, 8, looks for just the right backpack and other school supplies given by community groups and other donors. Destiny and other families picked up the supplies Tuesday at the Ballard Center, 708 Elm St. Donated school supplies help families during tough economic times
August 12, 2008 in print edition on 3A
With smiles on their faces, Morgan and Aaron Hemelrick strapped on new backpacks Tuesday morning.The brother and sister will return to their fifth- and sixth-grade classes at Prairie Park School Wednesday morning with new school supplies, thanks to the generosity of Lawrence community groups and donors.
2:00 p.m.
Starr Williams, center, a registered nurse at Kansas University Hospital, reacts as she approaches a pelvic mannequin during a breech birth training situation Tuesday at the hospital in Kansas City, Kan. KU Hospital will be training doctors around the country in such obstetrical emergency situations using the mannequins. Training program reborn at KU
August 13, 2008 in print edition on 9B
Aimee Luett took a glance over her shoulder and called for assistance. With no help accessible, Luett focused on the baby being born in front of her. Urging the mother to push, she gently took hold of the baby’s pelvis. With a deft twist, the child is out. The dozen or so doctors, nurses and technicians send up a cheer behind her.
6:00 p.m.
Summer’s over for thousands of Lawrence children
8:40 a.m., August 13, 2008 Updated 5:52 p.m. in print edition on 1A
It was a day of bright white sneakers and fresh haircuts, catching up with old friends and making new ones. The start of a new school year.

All stories

Phelps sets record with 11 career gold medals
American swimmer wins two more titles in world-record time in Beijing
August 13, 2008 in print edition on B1
It took 112 years worth of Olympics for one athlete to collect 10 gold medals. About an hour later, Michael Phelps made it 11.
Fraternity, barber shop giving kids free cuts
August 13, 2008 in print edition on A5
Looking for that back-to-school haircut?