Archive for Wednesday, July 30, 2008

Also from July 30

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Multimedia stories
A family with a lot of pull

Kansans gear up for tractor pull competition

Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The Enright family and tractor pulling Livestock judging
Podcasts
Polls
How spicy do you like your salsa?

Poll results

Response Percent
Medium.
 
35%
Hot.
 
31%
Mild.
 
17%
Eye-watering, nose-running hot.
 
13%
Tastes like ketchup.
 
1%
Total 789
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Dan Blomgren was pursued by Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline for allegedly operating two liquor stores.  Blomgren, is fighting the charges in an appellate court.  He is pictured at Cork and Barrel, 23rd and Iowa Streets, in this file photo. Appeals court frustrated by legal conflicts in Cork and Barrel case
12:42 p.m., July 29, 2008 Updated 12:09 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The state on Tuesday urged an appellate court to uphold a ruling to revoke the liquor licenses of Dan and Jill Blomgren, who own Cork and Barrel stores in Lawrence. But attorneys for the Blomgrens said the couple have been caught in an undeserved legal and bureaucratic morass that threatens their livelihood.
10:00 a.m.
Twelve-year-old Reese Randall, Lawrence, tries to lead a steer into the livestock arena Tuesday at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. Most 4-H members got their animal entries into the pens by the early evening. Get a moooooove on to the fair
July 30, 2008 in print edition on 1A
In a stable that sounded more like a slaughterhouse, Casey George, 16, armed with electric clippers, grapples with a pig. Compared with the other hogs, which scream and squeal to no end, Casey’s pigs are docile. They’re getting a makeover, one of the final preparations before they’re put on display today at the Douglas County Fair.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman chats about primary election
July 30, 2008
Nancy Thellman, a Democrat, is running for the 2nd District Douglas County Commission seat.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Douglas County Commission candidate Nancy Thellman chats about primary election
July 30, 2008
Nancy Thellman, a Democrat, is running for the 2nd District Douglas County Commission seat.
4:30 p.m.
Salsas from Tortas Jalisco, 534 Frontier Road, will be among those featured at the Lawrence Farmers' Market on Saturday. Owners from Global Cafe, 820 Mass., and La Parrilla, 814 Mass., will share recipes as well. The freshly prepared salsas will feature local ingredients sold at the market. Salsa in the city: Restaurant owners will share variety of recipes using locally grown ingredients
July 30, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Tomatoes. Tomatillos. Jalapenos. Onion. Corn. Cilantro. Garlic. Spices. This Saturday, shoppers at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market can test all of these ingredients combined just for them into one of many flavorful, local concoctions at the market’s “Salsalicious” event.

All stories

Linguine with garlic marinara
July 30, 2008 in print edition on C2
Linguine with garlic marinara
Focus turns to running mates
Kansas governor still attracts talk
July 30, 2008 in print edition on A1
As speculation swirls, Barack Obama and John McCain are knuckling down to the work of choosing running mates with their nominating conventions just weeks away.