Archive for Tuesday, August 4, 2009

Also from August 4

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Conoco armed robbery The day in photos, August 4, 2009 'Bird's-Eye Views'
Polls
Are you looking forward to students (grades kindergarten through 12) returning to school?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
73%
No
 
26%
Total 506
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
In the second week of the Matthew Jaeger trial, defense attorneys Pedro Irigonegaray, left, and Michael Saken, right, compare notes during the lunch recess on Monday. Driver in Jaeger case says defendant broke victim’s window, entered apartment
12:55 p.m., August 3, 2009 Updated 6:52 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A longtime friend of the defendant in a kidnapping and battery trial testified Monday that the victim willingly left her apartment with the defendant.
10:00 a.m.
The building that formerly housed Lone Steer BBQ and Don’s Steakhouse was previously proposed as a site for the Lawrence Community Shelter. Deal pending to move Lawrence Community Shelter to former Don’s Steakhouse
2:39 p.m., August 3, 2009 Updated 11:43 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Plans are in the works to convert the former Don’s Steakhouse building in eastern Lawrence into a homeless shelter to replace the existing Lawrence Community Shelter in the downtown area.
2:00 p.m.
A cat climbs up for a closer look at activity outside his cage Monday at the Lawrence Humane Society. The shelter is halving adoption fees for cats and dogs that were spayed or neutered at the center for the month of August. This little fellow was curious about activity outside his cage. Desperately crowded Humane Society offering half-price adoptions this month
August 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Lawrence Humane Society received another 42 dogs on Saturday from the state, and now the shelter is desperately crowded.
6:00 p.m.
The small Kansas town of Liebenthal, just south of Hays, is among the photos included in “Kansas Physiographic Regions: Bird’s-Eye Views” by James and Susan Aber. Flyover state: Aerial photography book highlights Kansas geography
August 4, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Rex Buchanan has spent a good portion of his life trekking around Kansas, looking at its geographic and geologic features.

All stories

Low priority
The steady erosion of state support for higher education is taking a toll.
August 4, 2009 in print edition on A7
The financial numbers now facing state universities in Kansas are not pretty.
Sad sacks
The Chiefs used to be among the best teams at getting to the opposing QB. My, how times have changed.
August 4, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Chiefs hope to have more sack success this season.
Releford’s list at nine
August 4, 2009 in print edition on B3
Trevor Releford has narrowed his list of colleges to nine.
People in the news
August 4, 2009 in print edition on B6
Gosselins are split as ‘Jon & Kate’ returns
Plan costs
August 4, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: There are a lot of things to talk about in Lawrence.
Recycling dump
August 4, 2009 in print edition on A7
To the editor: I’m concerned about our recyclers in Lawrence.