Archive for Wednesday, July 15, 2009

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The day in photos, July 15, 2009
What did you think of this year's downtown Lawrence sidewalk sale?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not going
It was OK
I haven’t gone yet
I expected better
The best ever
Total 823
What do you think of the parking meters on Massachusetts Street raising their rate to 25 cents for a half hour?

Poll results

Response Percent
All parking should be free.
The rate is still pretty low; the city could use more funds.
The increase is about right.
They should not change the rate.
Total 99

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Brent Hill, store manager at Francis Sporting Goods, 731 Mass., and employee Samantha Zuber begin the task of sorting shoes Tuesday for Thursday’s annual Downtown Sidewalk Sale, which will last from the crack of dawn until sundown. Annual Sidewalk Sale set for Thursday
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence’s annual sidewalk sale doesn’t officially begin until sunup Thursday, but workers at the Gap, 643 Mass., have been planning and preparing for weeks.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University students walk to their dormitory on Daisy Hill in this 2008 file photo. KU proposal would allow housing supervisors to enter dorm rooms with probable cause
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 1A
A proposed policy at Kansas University would allow student housing supervisors to enter students’ rooms without a search warrant if they had probable cause to believe alcohol was being consumed inside.
2:00 p.m.
Club Axis, alternately know as well as Club 821, 821 Iowa St., has drawn attention from the city due to a number of disturbances and violent incidents at the establishment. Attorneys for Club Axis and the city to discuss nightclub’s future at hearing
July 14, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Attorneys for the city and Club Axis, a controversial Lawrence nightclub, are scheduled to meet Friday to debate the club’s future.
6:00 p.m.
Diane Chrislip grows beets in her garden southwest of Eudora. What do I do with … beets: Simple preparation yields superb side dish
July 15, 2009 in print edition on 1C
In the produce kingdom, there might be no more divisive a vegetable than the beet.

All stories

Moran reports raising $3.1 million for U.S. Senate race
State primary election 2010 Senate candidate gathers $3.1 million for campaign
01:19 p.m., July 15, 2009 Updated 11:42 p.m. in print edition on B8
Republican Rep. Jerry Moran has stockpiled $3.1 million for his Senate campaign and kept up a big lead in cash over rival GOP Rep. Todd Tiahrt, reports from their campaigns showed Wednesday.
Raiders sweep Emporia
Offense sizzles late as bats come up big down stretch
July 15, 2009 in print edition on B1
The Lawrence Raiders took two from Emporia Tuesday night at Ice Field.
Terror alert colors may disappear
July 15, 2009 in print edition on A9
It’s code blue for the color-themed terrorism advisories.
Health booklet: Teen sex can be fun
July 15, 2009 in print edition on C10
Britain’s National Health Service has a message for teens: Sex can be fun.
Goldman-Sachs back to big profits
Company repays bailout, still posts $2.7 billion gain
July 15, 2009 in print edition on B11
Goldman Sachs is emerging as the king of post-meltdown Wall Street.
Exercise success
A workout that attracted more than 2,700 people was a great way to bring the community together.
July 15, 2009 in print edition on A10
Last Wednesday’s community workout was a great success, with more than 2,700 people gathering to participate in what is likely to be the nation’s largest single community exercise session.
Recreation plans
It’s not too soon to start planning for a recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
July 15, 2009 in print edition on A10
Lawrence city commissioners shouldn’t be so quick to dismiss the idea of starting to plan for a new recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
Bubble tea cool treat for summertime
July 15, 2009 in print edition on C1
I have seen bubble tea advertised in windows. What exactly is it?
Madoff starts 150-year sentence at N.C. prison
July 15, 2009 in print edition on C10
Bernard Madoff’s life of luxury is a thing of the past.