Archive for Wednesday, July 1, 2009

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Do you support a new Kansas law restricting a motorist's use of the left-hand lane?

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9:32 a.m.
Bernadette Gray-Little, KU's 17th Chancellor. Budget issues familiar for new KU chancellor
July 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Kansas University’s new chancellor talked about budget cuts, sports and her new house in a wide-ranging interview Tuesday. Bernadette Gray-Little spoke by phone from her office in Chapel Hill, N.C., where she will serve as provost of the University of North Carolina until becoming KU’s chancellor on Aug. 15.
10:00 a.m.
Chinese visitors, from left, Nancy Gao and Ally Li help set up a fireworks stand for Garrett’s Fireworks on Tuesday near Kansas Highway 10 and Franklin Road. The two are here to learn the U.S. cultural side of the fireworks business. Chinese see U.S. side of July Fourth
July 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Fireworks can mark a home run, celebrate the new year and even bring people together from different countries. The latter is the case for Chinese citizens Nancy Gao and Ally Li, who are visiting the U.S. side of the business that they work for in China’s Hunan province.
2:00 p.m.
Volunteers from all over America have come to work on the new Baptist church in Eudora. Last week, they added the air conditioning and worked on the roof. Builders flock to Eudora church
July 1, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The walls are up and there’s a solid roof over the heads of workers constructing the new Eudora Baptist Church. “It’s going great right now,” said the Rev. Kevin Wood. The new church is on 20th Street, south of Kansas Highway 10, and west of Church Street.
6:00 p.m.
Barbara Clark ties a bunch of leeks on the back patio at her farm, where she has 6,000 of the plants growing. Clark, owner of Maggie’s Farm in Lawrence, supplies the Community Mercantile and local restaurants with leeks, as well as selling them at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market. What do I do with … leeks
July 1, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The leek’s nickname is the “poor man’s asparagus” — funny first of all because leeks and asparagus aren’t even kissing cousins.

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Court fees rise because of budget issues
02:54 p.m., July 1, 2009 Updated 01:01 a.m. in print edition on A4
Getting married, filing a lawsuit and going to court for a traffic ticket in Kansas has become more expensive.
Raiders slugged, 19-13
Fielding miscues doom Lawrence
July 1, 2009 in print edition on B5
The Raiders fell to the Kansas City Sluggers, 19-13.