Archive for Friday, July 4, 2008

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Fourth of July 2008 Reader Photos Death Investigation
What's the best thing about the Fourth of July?

Poll results

Response Percent
Picnics and barbecues with friends and family.
A day off.
The fireworks.
Knowing there is still another five weeks until school starts.
Total 670

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Members of the Lawrence act Fourth of July from left are Steve Swyers, Patrick Hangauer, Brendan Hangauer, Brian Costello and Kelly Hangauer. The group will celebrate its namesake holiday with two shows today. Oddly enough, this is the only time in six years together that the band has played on July 4. Independent’s Day: Lawrence’s Fourth of July establishes strong brotherhood within indie scene
July 3, 2008 in print edition on 1C
In the shadow of Memorial Stadium sits a residence commonly referred to as the Bull House. This is because of a prominent bull statue that guards the entrance to the dwelling, the result of a former art student’s senior project some dozen years ago. But it isn’t art students who have recently taken over the place. Rather it is four of the five members of the self-described “most patriotic band in Lawrence.” This is the home to Fourth of July, where every day is independent’s day - as in indie music.
8:00 a.m.
City manager proposes hold-the-line budget
5:35 p.m., July 3, 2008 Updated 6:06 p.m. in print edition on 1A
City Manager David Corliss presented a recommended 2009 city budget on Thursday that bets heavily on a new sales tax to save the city’s public transit system, and largely bets against a quick turnaround in the local economy.
9:43 a.m.
Lawrence Police Officers investigate this home at 409 Michigan where the body of Jana Lynne Mackey, a 25-year-old Kansas University student, was found late Thursday night.  Lawrence police are seeking the public's help in finding the occupant of the home, Adolfo Garcia-Nunez, 46, who last was seen driving a white Ford F-150 pickup truck. Lawrence police seek 46-year-old man suspected in KU student’s murder
4:46 a.m., July 4, 2008 Updated 7:43 p.m.
Lawrence police are asking for the public’s help in finding a man suspected in the death of a Kansas University student.
10:07 p.m.
Live video feed from Sesquicentennial Park
July 4, 2008
This is a live video feed from the city’s Fourth of July fireworks display at Sesquicentennial Park. The live feed is a new feature we’re trying out.

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Rush to remind fans of Reggie?
Former Kansas University guard also patterns himself after Boston standout Pierce
July 4, 2008 in print edition on B2
Former Kansas University basketball guard Brandon Rush hopes to remind Indiana Pacers fans of one of the best players in team history, Reggie Miller.