Archive for Tuesday, June 17, 2008

Also from June 17

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Stolen truck recovered from woods Raiders vs. Lawton, Okla.
Podcasts
Polls
Of KU's three early entrants into the NBA Draft, who will have the most successful pro career?

Poll results

Response Percent
Brandon Rush
 
44%
Mario Chalmers
 
29%
Darrell Arthur
 
26%
Total 2654
Did you remember that portions of the West Lawrence turnpike interchange were closed on Monday for the start of construction?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t take the turnpike.
 
41%
Yes.
 
37%
No.
 
20%
Total 291
Videos

All stories

School district working on $1.5 million in improvements
Construction includes sidewalks, alarm systems, security cameras
June 17, 2008
Lawrence public schools are getting some summer work.
Flooding disrupts Amtrak service
Rail service offers buses to travelers
08:04 p.m., June 17, 2008 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on A8
Flooding along the Mississippi River and its tributaries is disrupting rail service across the Midwest.
Successful finish
The athletes weren’t the only ones who worked hard before and during Sunday’s Ironman triathlon.
June 17, 2008 in print edition on A7
Congratulations to the organizers of Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 Kansas triathlon that drew more than 1,000 athletes and an estimated 4,000 spectators to the Clinton Lake area.
Living history
Lawrence is fortunate to have another opportunity to gather in the Chautauqua tent for an entertaining history lesson.
June 17, 2008 in print edition on A7
History is all about stories, and there is no more enjoyable way to learn some history than to hear those stories told by the people who lived them.