Archive for Tuesday, July 14, 2009

Also from July 14

Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, July 14, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
If KU wins the national championship in 2009-10 and Sherron Collins ends his career as KU's fourth-leading scorer, would you consider him the greatest KU guard of all-time?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
46%
No
 
40%
Undecided
 
13%
Total 1169
Should Kansas University officials be allowed to enter rooms in student housing uninvited if authorities believe illegal drinking or drug use is happening inside?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
50%
No
 
46%
Not sure
 
3%
Total 1619
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Shelly Nichols, animal control officer with the city, captures one of two young raccoons who wound up in the back of a city sanitation vehicle on Monday, July 13, 2009. The two animals were inside a trash container when dumped into the truck. The sanitation crew halted work until Nichols arrived to rescue the raccoons. Nichols freed the animals in a nearby field. Baby raccoons rescued from trash truck
July 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
An animal rescue prompted a slight delay in a Lawrence trash crew’s route Monday morning, after two young raccoons wound up inside the crew’s trash truck.
10:00 a.m.
Parking control officer Taunya Miller issues a ticket to a vehicle in the city parking lot on the 900 block of Vermont Street, July 14, 2009. City commission to debate fee increases Tuesday night
July 13, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Speeders, illegal parkers, and good and bad golfers alike may soon face higher fines or fees in Lawrence.
10:00 a.m.
Parking control officer Taunya Miller issues a ticket to a vehicle in the city parking lot on the 900 block of Vermont Street, July 14, 2009. Plan for new rec center met coolly
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
There may not be much room for fun and games in the city’s 2010 budget.
2:00 p.m.
Former Kansas University basketball standout Wayne Simien has retired from professional basketball and has started Called to Greatness, a Christian-based sports organization through Morning Star Christian Church, 998 N. 1771 Road, and Midwest Student Ministries. Simien, Moody to chair tourney
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The inaugural Family Promise of Lawrence Charity Golf Tournament, set for Sept. 21 at Lawrence Country Club, will benefit the Lawrence chapter of Family Promise, a faith-based, non-profit program designed to help homeless adults with children.
6:00 p.m.
Hannah Scott, 7, Topeka, plays with Kaden while her family camps at the Cedar Ridge campground at Clinton Lake in this file photo from May. Kids, animals and adults can all be bitten by chiggers climbing out of the grass. Watch out: Chiggers ‘ready and waiting’
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Hot and humid — perfect weather for chiggers.

All stories

Greinke snubbed?
Blue Jays’ Halladay, Giants’ Lincecum picked to start
July 14, 2009 in print edition on B1
Tim Lincecum plans to enjoy this trip to the All-Star game much more than his last one. The first thing he has to do is stay healthy so he can pitch.
Plan for new rec center met coolly
City manager says project fulfills 1994 sales tax purpose
July 14, 2009 in print edition on A1
There may not be much room for fun and games in the city’s 2010 budget.