Archive for Sunday, July 5, 2009

Also from July 5

Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
A food inspection underway in Lawrence The day in photos, July 5, 2009 Castle Tea Room renovations
Polls
What do you do when you have a bad experience at a restaurant?

Poll results

Response Percent
I do nothing, but don’t return.
 
61%
I complain to the manager.
 
26%
I complain to the wait staff.
 
7%
I do nothing.
 
2%
I file a complaint with the health department.
 
1%
Total 1445
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
People sit in Constant Park downtown to watch the 2009 annual fireworks display put on by the Lawrence Jaycees. Lawrence booms with festivities
July 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Many in the crowd at Watson Park on Saturday night were happy to see the Fourth of July celebration move back to Lawrence’s downtown.
6:03 a.m.
Andrew Stull, environmental health specialist for Lawrence and Douglas County, makes a routine inspection recently at the Pita Pit in downtown Lawrence. Restaurant inspector stresses education
July 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Andrew Stull walks into a downtown Lawrence restaurant. He looks like an ordinary customer dressed in khaki pants, brown shoes and a green-and-white striped shirt. But he’s not.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence couple Jessica and Jay Pryor have a laugh after dinner Tuesday on the back porch of their Lawrence home. Jay, who is a female-to-male transsexual, left Kansas 10 years ago as a woman who had fought for sexual orientation to be added to the city’s anti-discrimination policy. Now Jay is back in Lawrence speaking out as a transsexual fighting for gender identity status to be added to the city’s policy. Couple speak out on transgender issues
July 5, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A lot has changed for Jay Pryor between the time he moved from Lawrence in 1999 until moving back in 2007.
6:00 p.m.
David Hejduk, Overland Park, celebrates his win at the finish line of the Men's 40+ and 50+ race during Downtown Criterium events of the Tour of Lawrence Saturday, July 4, 2009. Mass St. momentum
July 5, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Lawrence residents didn’t have to look far for an interesting way to spend their Fourth of July this year. The Tour of Lawrence cycling event took over downtown Lawrence once again with the Tour of Lawrence Criterium on Saturday.

All stories

Random evidence of a cluttered mind
July 5, 2009 in print edition on C2
Random musings from around the world of sports.
1999 murder case won’t settle
Floyd Bledsoe has been convicted, released, and ordered back to prison
July 5, 2009 in print edition on B1
Floyd Bledsoe has been convicted, released, and ordered back to prison
A new crop of farmer
Census: More than 1 in every 10 U.S. farms is run by a woman
July 5, 2009 in print edition on E1
Women are increasingly turning to farming on their own.
Move over!
A new law restricting traffic in the left lane of multilane highways is a welcome change for Kansas drivers.
July 5, 2009 in print edition on B6
Chalk one up for the battle against road rage.
Best-sellers
July 5, 2009 in print edition on D3
A list of best-selling books.
Materials take the ‘lug’ out of luggage
July 5, 2009 in print edition on D6
Travelers have no interest in lugging their luggage anymore.
Poet’s Showcase: My vision of soul?
July 5, 2009 in print edition on D3
Weekly poet’s showcase.
Callaspo’s bat leads Royals over White Sox
Second baseman’s errors temporarily pushed aside with 2-for-3 day at the plate
July 5, 2009 in print edition on C1
Alberto Callaspo dressed quickly and raced out of the ballpark to meet his wife at the airport.