Archive for Sunday, August 9, 2009

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The day in photos, August 9, 2009 Andy Warhol photographs

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12:00 a.m.
Morgan Whitaker Smith, left, is pastor at McLouth United Methodist Church. Andy Whitaker Smith is still in theology school but is the pastor at Winchester United Methodist Church. Marriage made in heaven: Clergy spouses share life working for churches
August 8, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Moving across the country for work is a carefully orchestrated dance for any family. Finding the right job in the right place that’ll work for all the right people — mom, dad and child — is usually not an easy task. Almost always there’s luck involved, maybe even a prayer that things will work out perfectly
6:00 a.m.
Dana Holloway is a participant in the WIC program that offers nutritional help for children through age 5. On Thursday, Dana was shopping at Checkers with her daughters Sophia, 14 months; Samantha, 4; and Savana, 2. WIC, the shortened name for Special Supplemental Nutrition Program for Women, Infants and Children, is a federally funded program. Program helps moms put nutritious meals on table
August 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Gayle Sherman, a Lawrence nutritionist, raised her arms in the air and shook her fists.
10:00 a.m.
Baylee Wulfkuhle, 7, Berryton, left, and Jordan pine, 8, Lawrence, browse the lineup of market steers as they and other youths try to choose the best one Saturday during the Douglas County Fair. Youngsters put their judging ability to the test as they selected from several groups of livestock including sheep and pigs during the competition. Budding livestock judges test skills
August 9, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Fourteen-year-old Colton Horne can size up a cow pretty quickly.
10:00 a.m.
Gerald Thomas, 50, lost his previous job five months ago and is searching for a new one. While Thomas’ criminal record has made finding a job difficult, the recession means he is facing even more competition in landing a new place of employment. Ex-prisoners’ job search gets harder
August 9, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Like many of the area’s unemployed, Lawrence resident Gerald Thomas, 50, has been working hard trying to find a job since he lost his previous one five months ago.
6:00 p.m.
Pop artist Andy Warhol is pictured in New York in this 1976 photo. Big shots: Spencer exhibit offers glimpse into Andy Warhol’s working process
August 9, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Andy Warhol was many things: artist, pop culture icon, filmmaker, author, record producer, photographer.

All stories

Budding livestock judges test skills
Dozens of youths try to rank cows, goats, pigs and sheep during county fair event
August 9, 2009 in print edition on B1
Fourteen-year-old Colton Horne can size up a cow pretty quickly.
Coaches’ poll: Who needs it?
There’s no way those ‘votes’ should help select the two teams that play for national title
August 9, 2009 in print edition on C2
We finally got our first real news nugget of the season Friday when USA Today released its coaches’ poll. As expected, the Gators are No. 1.
Harrington all alone in first
Tiger looms 3 strokes back at Firestone
August 9, 2009 in print edition on C2
Padraig Harrington leads the Bridgestone Classic by three strokes over Tiger Woods.
Bottom rung: Job security but no advancement
August 9, 2009 in print edition on A4
Sleep is a rare commodity for Juan Cortez.
Free Manson ‘family’ members haunted by horror
‘Bizarre’ murders took place 40 years ago
August 9, 2009 in print edition on A8
Forty years ago, they were kids. Vulnerable, alienated, running away from a world wracked by war and rebellion.
That’s a might tasty mouse
Making a meal out of mice in Malawi
August 9, 2009 in print edition on E10
Cooked, salted or dried, field mice strung on sticks are sold as a popular delicacy in Malawi markets and roadside stalls.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘White Egrets’
August 9, 2009 in print edition on D3
covered the Wetlands like snow,