Archive for Tuesday, June 3, 2008

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Vehicles of the Big Red One President Bush honors Champion Jayhawks Chakeitha Weldon
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6:00 a.m.
Online chat
KTA President to chat about turnpike upgrades
June 3, 2008
<a href="">Kansas Turnpike Authority</a> President <a href="">Michael Johnston</a> will chat online about the Kansas Turnpike project that will see new bridges built over the Kansas River and upgrades made to the Lawrence toll booths.
11:09 a.m.
President Bush stands with members of the 2008 NCAA men's national basketball championship team from the University of Kansas, Tuesday, June 3, 2008, in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington.  President Bush welcomes Jayhawks to the White House
10:46 a.m., June 3, 2008 Updated 11:39 a.m.
President Bush welcomed Kansas University’s men’s basketball national champions to the White House.
2:00 p.m.
Ramona Morgan sits during her preliminary hearing Monday in Douglas County District Court. Morgan, 48, is charged with two counts of reckless second-degree murder in the deaths of two highway workers. Hit-and-run ‘something I’ll never forget’
June 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A speeding pickup truck twice drove through a restricted highway construction zone south of Lawrence the day two workers were killed last year, according to testimony on Monday in Douglas County District Court. It was during the second drive through on Sept. 11, 2007, that the deaths occurred near Pleasant Grove, witnesses said.
5:00 p.m.
Congresswoman Nancy Boyda, D-Kan., announces that Benjamin Eric Berlin, a 16-year-old Shawnee Heights High School student, was selected for this year's Congressional Page Program. Autistic teen chosen as congressional page
June 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A former Lawrence teen will be making history this month as a congressional page, it was announced Monday by U.S. Rep. Nancy Boyda, D-Topeka. According to Boyda, Benjamin Eric Berlin, 16, will become the first person with autism to serve in the page program, which began 181 years ago in 1827.

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Commentary: Big Brown burdened by baggage
There’s nothing warm, fuzzy about latest attempt to achieve horse racing’s Triple Crown
June 3, 2008 in print edition on B2
It is difficult to separate a horse from his connections. Especially when those connections are brash, arrogant and, to put it mildly, just a tad bit shady.
Sharapova eliminated
June 3, 2008 in print edition on B2
Maria Sharapova did not go quietly.
Penguins survive wild Game 5
Pitt scores with 34 seconds in regulation, wins in third OT
June 3, 2008 in print edition on B2
Not so fast, Motor City. The Detroit Red Wings’ road to the Stanley Cup has another stop to make.