Archive for Saturday, August 1, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Colin Galiano, 3, heaves a 15-pound hay bale onto a platform during the 2008 hay bale throwing contest at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest came before the demolition derby rally. Douglas County Fair offers plenty of offbeat events
July 31, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Douglas County Fair is officially underway at Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets.
6:00 a.m.
Colin Galiano, 3, heaves a 15-pound hay bale onto a platform during the 2008 hay bale throwing contest at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds. The contest came before the demolition derby rally. Images show blood on defendant
12:46 p.m., July 31, 2009 Updated 6:13 p.m. in print edition on 1A
During an interview with police in the early morning of Oct. 10, 2007, Matthew Jaeger, a defendant in a Lawrence kidnapping and aggravated battery case, denied several times that he harmed his ex-girlfriend. But prosecutors allege that Jaeger battered his ex-girlfriend, severely mutilated her vagina and pelvic region, and dragged her from her Lawrence apartment after he found her with another man on Oct. 9, 2007.
10:00 a.m.
Shari Anderson, left, Julie Embrey and Susan Cary walk along Folks Road on Friday as they train for the 2009 Breast Cancer 3-Day, a fundraiser in Chicago from Aug. 7 through Aug. 9. The group has walked more than 500 miles since February and has raised more than $9,000 to benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure. The women named themselves “Amy’s ACEs” in honor of their friend Amy Laughlin, who battled breast cancer and died on Nov. 9, 2008. To honor friend who lost battle with breast cancer, local women prepare for Komen walk for the cure
July 31, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Rather than be consumed by their grief, three friends are using it as fuel for a 60-mile journey through Chicago. They call themselves “Amy’s ACEs,” and they are walking to help find a cure for the disease that took their friend.
2:00 p.m.
A Lawrence resident and Clinton Lake State Park camper lounges out with a book underneath a pavillion at the park Friday, July 31, 2009. Twenty-five thousand worth of federal stimulus dollars to the state will replace 39 picnic tables at the park. The picnic tables, which have been purchased from an Oklahoma company, were one of the many projects in Kansas contracted to out-of-state businesses. Stimulus money going elsewhere
August 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In what the Kansas Chamber of Commerce calls “a travesty,” out-of-state contractors are handling most federal stimulus work.
6:00 p.m.
Tracie Morris, left, and Olelah Mae Morris bring their church bulletins to Carlos O’Kelly’s Mexican Restaurant, 707 W. 23rd St., on Sundays to receive a 10 percent discount. Feeding the masses: Lawrence restaurants offer discounts to church crowd
August 1, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Sundays often are a day of rest, and Tracie Morris wouldn’t mind taking that idea literally. But it’s hard to take a break with a family of six under her roof, all hungry after a morning spent at the Indian Avenue Baptist Church, 146 Indian Ave. “Sundays are a day I don’t like to cook if I don’t have to,” Morris says.

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Around and about
August 1, 2009 in print edition on D5
News from around and about for August 1, 2009
Wichita bowmaker finds high demand
August 1, 2009 in print edition on B3
For a guy who loves the outdoors, Dave Beeler doesn’t get there very often.
News is better than sitcom
August 1, 2009 in print edition on B7
For my money, the funniest show on television is “Fox and Friends” on the Fox News Channel.
Knowshon a no-show
August 1, 2009 in print edition on C6
Knowshon was a no-show, and Champ Bailey a no-go.
People in the news
August 1, 2009 in print edition on D7
People in the news for August 1, 2009
Raiders fall short in third round
Lawrence faces Pittsburg today
August 1, 2009 in print edition on C1
The Lawrence Raiders’ road to the AAA Legion state championship got a little longer Friday.
4-H news
August 1, 2009 in print edition on D5
4-H news for August 2, 2009
Club news
August 1, 2009 in print edition on D5
Club news for August 1, 2009
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