Archive for Wednesday, May 7, 2008

Also from May 7

Audio clips
Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
FSHS baseball vs. Shawnee Mission NW Sports Museum of America Santa Fe Depot Masters of the Mound
Podcasts
Polls
Have you ever taken a train trip to or from Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
55%
Yes
 
44%
Total 338
Do you think the Big 12 North will defeat the South again in head-to-head matchups next Fall on the gridiron?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
72%
No
 
27%
Total 780
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Seniors from each Lawrence high school will be eligible to win a 1994 Honda del Sol by attending the Project Graduation party May 25. Representing their schools are, from left, seniors Erika O'Shea, Bishop Seabury Academy; Marie Fattaahi and Isaiah Dover, Veritas Christian School; Taylor Bussinger, Lawrence High; and Tristan Willits, Free State. Graduates again have ticket to ride at annual party
May 7, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The prize list for the annual Lawrence graduation party keeps growing. As of this week, donations include a Nintendo Wii, a PlayStation 3, a laptop computer, a Global Positioning System device, a digital camera, a MiniDV camcorder, a 15-inch flat-panel LCD HDTV and a portable DVD player.
8:00 a.m.
Kansas' Darrell Arthur greets thousands of fans during a parade for the National Champion Jayhawks on Sunday, April 13, 2008 in downtown Lawrence, Kan. The $6,400 question: Should KU Athletics be reimbursed?
May 7, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The weeklong celebration that engulfed Lawrence after the Kansas University Jayhawks won the national basketball championship didn’t come without a price. The final tally: more than $130,000 for the city and KU, most of it spent on police.
12:00 p.m.
Carey Maynard-Moody, left, and Dennis Domer peek into the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway depot near Seventh and New York streets. The pair are part of a group aiming to renovate the half-century-old building, which still is in limited service as an Amtrak station. Anticipating a rail travel resurgence, organization wants to fast-track repairs
May 7, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The train depot in east Lawrence still welcomes and sees off passengers, still accommodates railroad operations and still grabs attention with its mid-century modern architecture. Now a fledgling group of residents wants to make sure that the depot owned by Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway, 413 E. Seventh St., not only survives for another 50 years but also stays on track to handle a hoped-for resurgence in rail travel.
4:00 p.m.
J.P. and Corey Marchetti Bravo bride
May 7, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Every bride wants her wedding to be her special day - a day to spend with friends, family and her new spouse. For Lawrence native Corey (Smith) Marchetti, her October wedding included all of those things … plus 80 crew members, eight top chefs, four judges and about 2.3 million of her, um, closest friends.

All stories

Sports Museum full of goodies
Opening today, New York building dedicated to sports memorabilia
May 7, 2008 in print edition on B8
The elevator ride to the first exhibit at the new Sports Museum of America sets the tone.