Archive for Saturday, July 4, 2009

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Births
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On the street
Photo galleries
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Polls
Do you consider yourself to be patriotic?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
79%
No.
 
20%
Total 647
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
KU pitcher T.J. Walz delivers a pitch against Oklahoma State on April 11. International stage
July 3, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Last week, Kansas University pitcher T.J. Walz was in his hometown of Omaha, Neb., taking in a College World Series game at Rosenblatt Stadium when Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price called Walz’s cell phone with a surprising proposition.
6:00 a.m.
For many people, memories of family customs hold strong for the Fourth of July. A blast or a dud? Tradition influences fireworks feelings
July 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Your family history might determine whether you can’t wait for the local fireworks show or you can’t wait for July 4 to end.
10:00 a.m.
Chad Cagel crosses the finish line of an early heat of the Eldridge Hotel Street Sprint. The sprint Friday night up Seventh Street was the first event in the three-day Tour of Lawrence. And they’re off …
July 4, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The Tour of Lawrence kicked off with the Eldridge Hotel Street Sprint.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence muralist Heather Reynolds mixes paint on the roof of her Buick LeSabre before going to work on her mural “Evolution of Change” Wednesday. The mural, which wraps around the west and south sides of Evans Import Services, features various “green” themes. Mural paints motivational message
July 4, 2009 in print edition on 3A
A Lawrence artist is bringing some beauty to an area of East Lawrence lined with warehouses and old cars waiting to be repaired.
7:00 p.m.
In 2008, the U.S. imported $3.4 million worth of American flags. The vast majority of this amount ($3.0 million) was for U.S. flags made in China. Facts about the Fourth
July 4, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The Fourth of July is all about numbers. After all, there aren’t that many holidays named after a number to begin with. And then there are other numbers — how many beers you have at the lake, how much your kids want to spend on fireworks, etc.

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And they’re off …
Tour kicks off with fast-paced sprints
July 4, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Tour of Lawrence kicked off with the Eldridge Hotel Street Sprint.
Raiders tumble, 18-5
July 4, 2009 in print edition on B3
The Raiders fell to Rogers County (Okla.), 18-5.
White Sox solve Greinke, blank Royals
Pierzynski, Podsednik maintain mastery of Kansas City’s ace in Chicago’s 5-0 victory
July 4, 2009 in print edition on B1
Chicago beat the Royals, 5-0, behind John Danks’ pitching.
Much-needed tax refunds delayed
From Kansas to California, states months late making some payments
July 4, 2009 in print edition on A6
Colin Daymude was out of work last year after his business failed and eagerly filed his taxes in mid-January, figuring he’d get his refund sooner. He was wrong.
Garnett gallery features ‘small works by big names’
July 4, 2009 in print edition on B10
It’s a small collection of works by well-known artists.
Global struggle
The ongoing struggle for freedom in other parts of the world should make Americans more thankful for the independence they celebrate today.
July 4, 2009 in print edition on A8
On this Independence Day, a look halfway around the world to recent events in Iran might put the holiday in a more meaningful perspective for the Americans who so often take it for granted.
Among All-Stars, these stand out
A look at some of the top players in the Midsummer Classic
July 4, 2009 in print edition on B6
Here’s a look at some of the brightest baseball All-Stars.