Archive for Monday, July 13, 2009

Also from July 13

Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Downtown Lawrence pets The day in photos, July 13, 2009 Old Lawrence Lawrence housing market success stories
Polls
Should Judge Sonia Sotomayor be confirmed to the U.S. Supreme Court?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
48%
Yes
 
46%
Not sure
 
4%
Total 1174
Which KU football position group are you most concerned about?

Poll results

Response Percent
Linebackers
 
38%
Offensive line
 
28%
Defensive line
 
15%
Secondary
 
10%
Special teams
 
4%
Running backs
 
2%
Other
 
1%
Total 149
Which do you feel is more likely to happen in the 2009-10 sports season?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU men’s basketball wins the national championship
 
50%
KU football wins the Big 12 North
 
40%
Undecided
 
8%
Total 430
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Daniel Radcliffe is shown in a scene from “Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince.” Growing up Potter: From recess to college graduation, a generation matures during J.K. Rowling’s famed series
July 12, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Mia Iverson is going to pull a black cloak and red-and-gold-striped tie out of her closet this week.
6:00 a.m.
This old postcard shows buildings along the Kansas River at Lawrence, including the Bowersock Mills and Power Company to the left of the bridge and dam. In the late 1800s, energy generated from the dam fueled many downtown businesses, which accessed the power supply through a series of underground tunnels. Tunnels dig deep into city’s history
July 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
When buried, history can easily be forgotten. Such is the case with the red brick tunnels that once carried mechanical power from Bowersock Dam to what was the heart of Lawrence’s manufacturing district.
10:00 a.m.
Anthony Schwager, right, and his father, Tony, remove and inspect the frames in their beehives in this November 2008 file photo. CNN and HLN will air features on Anthony’s business, Anthony’s Beehive, this weekend. Beekeeper keeps generating buzz
July 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
National attention keeps coming for a young Lawrence man and his family’s thriving rural Douglas County business — Anthony’s Beehive.
2:00 p.m.
West Junior High School students travel the hallway between classes in Feb. 2009. Grade shuffle may be in cards
July 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence is the last district in the state of Kansas with junior highs, but that might be up for discussion soon.
6:00 p.m.
Alice, a denizen of The Dusty Bookshelf. Shopping companions: Meet some of downtown Lawrence’s favorite furry characters
July 13, 2009
Allie sits at the window and stares outside at customers. People with their dogs walk by, stopping to say hi. Someone comes in the store and Allie greets them, giving them the guided tour of the store. Allie works at It’s About Time, 816 Mass., but she’s not on the store’s payroll.

All stories

15 people injured in charter bus accident near Manhattan
Bus, which was hit by a semi, was bringing people to the Flint Hills Job Corps center
05:23 p.m., July 13, 2009 Updated 07:10 p.m. in print edition on B8
Fifteen people were taken to hospitals Monday after a charter bus carrying Job Corps students collided with a tractor-trailer in northeast Kansas, overturned and briefly caught fire.
Horoscopes
July 13, 2009
Exiting officials
Federal appointments are creating some notable gaps in Kansas government.
July 13, 2009 in print edition on A9
Perhaps Kansas should feel complimented, but the exit of a number of top state officials to take positions in the Obama administration is starting to add up.
Grade shuffle may be in cards
School board to consider moving ninth-graders to high schools
July 13, 2009 in print edition on A1
Lawrence is the last district in the state of Kansas with junior highs, but that might be up for discussion soon.