Archive for Wednesday, June 4, 2008

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Lightning fills Lawrence sky Cub Scout Day Camp Raiders topple Royals Wakarusa Music & Camping Festival preparations
Can Barack Obama win the state of Kansas in the November general election?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t know.
Total 667
What is the most significant honor for the Kansas Jayhawks' national championship basketball team?

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Response Percent
A visit to the White House to meet the president.
The downtown Lawrence parade.
The cover of Sports Illustrated.
The Memorial Stadium “welcome home.”
Total 519

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6:00 a.m.
Kansas University senior Jordan Briceland, Wichita, constructs a Moai-influenced head from old tires Tuesday, in preparation for Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, near the main stage at Clinton Lake State Park. Although the four-day concert begins Thursday, campers are expected to begin showing up today. Music festival prep continues
June 4, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The tie-dye shirts are showing up in bunches. Clinton State Park will soon be Douglas County’s second-largest city. The fifth edition of the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival returns to the park Thursday through Sunday. “You get to the point (after four years) where it all seeks that common flow and things tend to go pretty well - knock on wood,” said Jerry Schecher, manager of the state park.
11:00 a.m.
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Douglas County Sheriff's Office chats about upcoming Wakarusa Festival
June 4, 2008
Representatives from the Douglas County Sheriff's Office will be in the NewsCenter to take questions about the upcoming Wakarusa Festival and this weekend's law enforcement.
1:00 p.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. Jayhawks honored at White House
June 4, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Question his policies or debate his legacy all you want. At least give President Bush props for this: He knows his Jayhawks. Or at least his speech writers do. During a brief ceremony Tuesday at the Rose Garden, Bush honored the 2008 men’s basketball national champions.
5:00 p.m.
Gary Price, Lawrence, shows a Pasture ID sign Tuesday to let anyone know whom to contact if his livestock get loose or if there is suspicious activity. The program was announced Tuesday for Douglas County. Pasture ID aims to help the cows come home
June 4, 2008 in print edition on 3A
A new program aims to save Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies time and, ultimately, taxpayers money. The Pasture ID program was announced Tuesday by Douglas County Sheriff Ken McGovern and Loren Baldwin, a member of the Douglas County Farm Bureau’s board. The program uses black-and-white metal signs that ranchers can obtain from the farm bureau and post on pastures.

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