Archive for Saturday, June 7, 2008

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
From left, Lacy Ingle, Taurean Smith and Ainsley Burke, all of Lawrence, dance to Mates of State on Friday, June 6, 2008 at the Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival at Clinton Lake. Wakarusa trying to keep it green, clean
June 7, 2008 in print edition on 1A
With his hands full of trash and recyclables at last year’s Wakarusa Music and Camping Festival, Rylan Ortiz, 25, dug up a plan to start a composting effort at this year’s fifth annual festival. Dubbed “Wormarusa,” the composting program works by having volunteers through Recycalusa, a recycling organization, help food vendors at Clinton State Park compost their waste.
11:05 a.m.
Lawrence police work the scene of a shooting Saturday at 1311 Del. Two men were found dead from apparent gunshot wounds at the scene. The shooting occurred about 2:45 a.m. Saturday. Shooting leaves 2 dead
6:46 a.m., June 7, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Two men died early Saturday morning from apparent gunshot wounds and were found at a home in the 1300 block of Delaware on the city’s east side.
12:00 p.m.
KU football players, from right, Mike Rivera, from right, James Holt and Joe Mortensen pose for a picture with cancer survivors Friday at Alex's Lemonade Stand at Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St. Alex's Lemonade Stand Foundation is an organization focused on raising money to fight children's cancer. The children, from right, are Lane Cunningham, 2, Isaac Greenly, 5, and Carson Toews, 4. On the left, Kristi Toews, Carson's mother, giggles at the children as Kara Cunningham takes a picture. Lemonade stands sweeten funding for cancer research
June 7, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Across the country Friday, volunteers set up lemonade stands outside Hy-Vee stores to help raise money for children’s cancer research. Lawrence was involved in the effort to raise at least $85,000 in the greater Kansas City area through Alex’s Lemonade Stand Foundation.
4:00 p.m.
Sites unseen: Outdoor sculpture exhibit adds new dimension to familiar locations
June 7, 2008 in print edition on 1D
The scenery in downtown Lawrence has changed once again. The street-corner artwork that is part of the Lawrence Outdoor Downtown Sculpture Exhibition has been swapped out for a new crop of entries as the Lawrence Arts Commission celebrates its 21st year of organizing the show.

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FCE news
June 7, 2008
FCE happenings
Scouting news
June 7, 2008 in print edition on D3
Scout troop news from the region.
Club news
June 7, 2008 in print edition on D3
Area club updates
A business gem
It’s hard to think of a better long-term local business citizen than Hallmark Cards.
June 7, 2008 in print edition on B6
News this week that Hallmark Cards Inc., would be transferring more work to its plant in Lawrence was a reminder of what a wonderful contribution that firm has made to the local business landscape.
Faith calendar
June 7, 2008 in print edition on D8
Church services