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How much time do you plan to spend at Thursday's Downtown Sidewalk Sale?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not going.
 
70%
Less than three hours.
 
22%
Three to six hours.
 
5%
More than six hours.
 
1%
Total 577
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left, shoppers Kristen Dexter, Nan Wang, Kortney Stubbs, Carrie Ottens, and Angela Jepson peruse a sale rack outside Maurices, 739 Massachusetts, in this file photo. Carnival of bargains’ to hit downtown
July 13, 2008 in print edition on 3A
If you’ve been waiting for Thursday’s downtown Sidewalk Sale, here’s some sage advice, courtesy of Dan Hughes, president of Downtown Lawrence Inc. “Arrive early, and bring lots of water and your walking shoes,” said Hughes, owner of Sunflower Outdoor & Bike Shop, 802 Mass. The annual event lasts from sunup until sundown on Thursday, and organizers expect tens of thousands of people to hunt for discounts.
6:00 a.m.
Mark Purcell, left, and Erik Rogers, both framers with Bowden Complete Homes and Framing, work Friday on a new home at 1547 Hanscom Road in east Lawrence. For the first half of 2008, only 47 new homes were constructed in Lawrence. Building permits show no sign of turnaround
July 14, 2008 in print edition on 1A
It would have been a good month - 47 new single-family homes springing from the Lawrence ground. That type of month is the kind that keeps builders on their toes, and more importantly marks a return to the go-go ‘90s when construction kept the gears of the local economy well-oiled. But neither local builders, nor the economy, had that type of month. Instead, 47 was the total number of Lawrence single-family housing starts for the first six months of the year.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas National Guard Col. Vic Braden walks away from a UH-60 Blackhawk helicopter after it landed last year in tornado-devastated Greensburg. At the time Braden, from Lawrence, was commander of the 69th Troop Command. He now serves as operations director for the Army National Guard. Equipment shortage persists for Kansas National Guard
July 14, 2008 in print edition on 3A
When a tornado leveled Greensburg in May 2007, the Kansas National Guard had only two flyable Blackhawk utility helicopters available to support its response to the area. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius made national headlines when she said the Guard’s lack of trucks and Humvee all-purpose vehicles hindered its ability to respond to state emergencies.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
2:00 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
2:30 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
2:30 p.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Jim Flory chats about primary election
July 14, 2008
Jim Flory is running for the Third District Douglas County Commission seat.
3:30 p.m.
Lawrence police and paramedics investigate the scene of a fatal accident near Sixth and Arkansas streets Saturday afternoon. The driver of a mo-ped was killed when he was struck by a T bus. Witnesses said the bus driver did not have time to stop when the mo-ped pulled onto Sixth Street from a liquor store parking lot. The accident occurred about 5:15 p.m. Saturday. Police say victim in Sixth Street mo-ped accident did not have valid driver’s license
11:16 a.m., July 14, 2008 Updated 5:46 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A mo-ped driver who died after pulling out in front of a city T bus Saturday afternoon did not have a valid driver’s license, police said Monday.
6:00 p.m.
Ian Legler, an employee at the Joe-College.com store in the 700 block of Massachusetts, works on phone orders last week as the store battled Kansas University's claim of copyright infringement. As he filled orders, he had to tell customers not all orders could be filled pending the verdict. On Monday, the jury gave KU a partial victory, but attorneys for Joe-College.com said the verdict would allow the store to remain open. Jury finds for KU in Joe-College lawsuit
4:38 p.m., July 14, 2008 Updated 6:35 p.m. in print edition on 1A
“Muck Fizzou” lives but “Our Coach Can Eat Your Coach” is T-shirt history. That was part of the outcome Monday from a federal jury in the lawsuit filed by Kansas University over T-shirts sold by Joe-College.com, 734 Mass.

All stories

Spicy Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwiches
July 14, 2008 in print edition on C1
Spicy Barbecue Pulled Chicken Sandwiches