Archive for Monday, May 5, 2008

Also from May 5

Audio clips
On the street
Photo galleries
KU softball vs. Iowa State Ironman 70.3 Kansas Haskell events
Would you ever consider training to compete in a marathon or a triathlon?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’ve already competed in a marathon and/or a triathlon.
Total 331

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Marck Kabbany and his friend Rachel Kilian inspect the mixed media artwork of Lathrop, Mo., artist Peggy Aebi in South Park. Thousands of art lovers turned out Sunday for Art in the Park, the annual spring sale featuring the work of local and regional artists. Enthusiasm high but sales not at Art in the Park
May 4, 2008 in print edition on 3A
After a long day displaying his artwork, all Paul Chaussee wanted was a cold beer. But the McLouth artist, who was selling a variety of mosaic works with his wife, Deb, said Sunday’s Art in the Park was the perfect way to kick off the spring art season.
8:00 a.m.
Athletes practicing for the Ironman 70.3 Kansas wade into chilly water Sunday at Clinton Lake. The June 15 competition will be the first of the Ironman series to be conducted in Kansas and is expected to bring up to 1,500 athletes from 46 states and four countries to the Lawrence area. Ironman event in June will be first in Kansas
May 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Some of the world’s most intense endurance athletes soon will be bringing their $400 wetsuits, $4,000 bikes and $161,000 incomes to Lawrence for a competition that already is commanding global attention. Up to 1,500 athletes from 46 states and four countries are expected for the first Ironman 70.3 Kansas, where they will dive into a 1.2-mile swim, pedal through a 56-mile ride and endure a 13.1-mile run.
12:00 p.m.
KU law student Tracie Revis has had to battle Hodgkin's lymphoma cancer. But some of her worst experiences in the process have been in dealing with the health insurance system. Enduring cancer without coverage
May 5, 2008 in print edition on 1A
When Tracie Revis started her fight against cancer more than two years ago, she didn’t expect to take on a health care system ill-equipped to handle an uninsured 20-something. After rounds of chemotherapy, radiation treatment and a stem cell transplant, it’s still one of the few battles Revis has yet to win.
4:00 p.m.
KU pitcher T.J. Walz prepares to deliver a pitch. Walz improved to 4-0 with the victory over OU. B(r)oomer Sooner
May 5, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University’s baseball team was finishing up its much-needed weekend of success Sunday when two fans in the Hoglund Ballpark bleachers pulled out brooms and started waving them over their heads.A sweep - and a badly needed one, too.
9:00 p.m.
Chris Ballew, left, Andrew McKeag and Jason Finn of The Presidents of the United States of America are making their first appearance in Lawrence in over a decade. The Grammy-nominated band is touring on a new album, "These Are the Good Times People." Hail to the chiefs
May 5, 2008 in print edition on 1C
While the 1990s were politically synonymous with Bill Clinton, the decade’s music scene was equally receptive to The Presidents of the United States of America.

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A treasury
National Park Week focuses on the blessings that have been provided for us by visionaries who established our glorious system.
May 5, 2008 in print edition on A7
Almost daily, if we look around a little, we can discover or celebrate many aspects of our lives made possible by visionaries that came before us. One such entity is our glorious park system, which once again is being spotlighted by during National Park Week.
Bruschetta Bites
May 5, 2008 in print edition on C1
This recipe is a new twist on traditional bruschetta.