Archive for Monday, July 6, 2009

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12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
City Manager David Corliss. Corliss sees pluses, minuses in city’s balance sheet
July 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
From his fourth-floor office at City Hall, City Manager David Corliss has a good view of what hangs over the city.
10:00 a.m.
Members of Eudora United Methodist Church on Sunday had their first service in their new church since a fire last year destroyed the sanctuary. The Rev. Michael Tomson-Degreeff conducted the children’s worship near the front of the sanctuary, where the fire started. Eudora Church rises from ashes with renewed spirit
July 6, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Kay Byrne, who has been attending Eudora United Methodist Church for about 40 years, said the process of moving into a new church building only to have it gutted by a fire nine months later was a learning experience.
2:00 p.m.
The Tour of Lawrence final day was the KU Campus Circuit Race Sunday. Andrew Coe with Team SKC (center) and other riders take off at the start of the Men's Cat 3 race. Coe finished first. That’s a wrap
July 6, 2009 in print edition on 1B
A tough circuit race on the Kansas University campus was the final event of the three-day Tour of Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Frances Zhu, left, of Overland Park, helps Mary Kate Jenks, of Leawood, board an autonomous boat designed by a Kansas University engineering student as part of Project Discovery last month. Engineering their future: KU camp works to attract girls to science field
July 6, 2009
Summer camp is supposed to be self-discovery on some far away lakeside location while bunking with new friends and telling ghost stories. A special group of girls is getting a somewhat similar experience right here in Lawrence, but Kansas University’s Project Discovery isn’t like any other summer camp.

All stories

Federer wins epic Wimbledon final
Swiss star captures record 15th major championship
July 6, 2009 in print edition on B2
Roger Federer was playing for history. Andy Roddick was playing the match of his life.
Bannister, K.C. roll
Royals hand pitcher’s beloved Chisox 6-3 loss
July 6, 2009 in print edition on B1
Brian Bannister pitched the Royals to a 6-3 victory over Chicago.
Ducking responsibility
At least for now, buying Chinese products seems to be a matter of “buyer beware.”
July 6, 2009 in print edition on A7
“Made in China” is a pretty common label in many U.S. stores. In fact, the Miami Herald recently reported that about 40 percent of imported U.S. consumer goods come from China.
That’s a wrap
Challenging circuit race ends 3-day Tour of Lawrence
July 6, 2009 in print edition on B1
A tough circuit race on the Kansas University campus was the final event of the three-day Tour of Lawrence.