Archive for Wednesday, July 8, 2009

Also from July 8

Blog entries
On the street
Photo galleries
Community Workout The day in photos, July 8, 2009 Jackson memorial service
How much have you trimmed your personal spending in the past year?

Poll results

Response Percent
20 percent or more
I’m spending the same amount
6 to 10 percent
Zero to 5 percent
I’m spending more
11 to 15 percent
16 to 20 percent
Total 638

Lead stories

All stories

More than 2,750 turn out for community workout
Massive crowd of thousands steps up to form ‘world’s largest community workout’
02:25 p.m., July 8, 2009 Updated 09:44 p.m. in print edition on A1
Don “Red Dog” Gardner told a crowd gathered at Kansas University’s Shenk Fields that 2,766 has turned out for the night’s workout.
Lawrence Arts Center director announces resignation
David Leamon began job in November; new search committee formed
12:10 p.m., July 8, 2009 Updated 05:57 p.m. in print edition on A3
David Leamon, executive director of the Lawrence Arts Center, has announced his resignation.
Round Corner Drug, Cheese Shoppe closes
Downtown business was longest-running pharmacy in state
11:42 a.m., July 8, 2009 Updated 06:48 p.m. in print edition on A3
Round Corner Pharmacy and its Cheese & Salami Shoppe, 801 Mass., closed Wednesday.
Tiger’s field sparse
Top golfers rare at AT&T National
July 8, 2009 in print edition on B6
Most of the best golfers were no-shows at Tiger Woods’ tournament.
Armstrong within 1 second of lead
Seven-time champ, Team Astana win Tour time trial
July 8, 2009 in print edition on B2
Calling his team “simply awesome,” Lance Armstrong was nearly decked out in yellow again.