Archive for Thursday, July 16, 2009

Also from July 16

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Bargains found at the Sidewalk Sale Shoppers out in force at Downtown Sidewalk Sale The day in photos, July 16, 2009
Polls
What is your favorite thing to grill?

Poll results

Response Percent
Steak
 
47%
Hamburgers
 
21%
Vegetables
 
9%
Chicken
 
9%
Hot dogs/sausage
 
8%
Seafood
 
4%
Total 786
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University’s interim Chancellor Barbara Atkinson talks on Wednesday about what is in store for the next few weeks from the near-empty chancellor’s office Wednesday in Strong Hall. Atkinson will be filling in until the new chancellor, Bernadette Gray-Little, begins next month. Interim chancellor readying KU for transition to new leadership
July 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Two weeks into her six-week stay as Kansas University’s interim chancellor, Barbara Atkinson said she’s working to build relationships between two of KU’s campuses and pave the way for a smooth transition.
10:00 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. Live from the Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale
6:00 a.m., July 16, 2009 Updated 5:20 p.m.
Deals abound at the Downtown Lawrence Sidewalk Sale. Check out the deals and the crowds, while following along with our blog.
6:00 p.m.
Danielle McCray, left, smiles as she and Tyshawn Taylor display their gold medals from this year's World Championships. McCray and Taylor spoke about the titles at a news conference on Wednesday at Hadl Auditorium. Taylor steps up after shaky start, leads U.S. to gold medal
July 16, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Tyshawn Taylor isn’t ready to give up his hopes of wearing a headband during Kansas University basketball games. “Me and coach (Bill) Self have gotta talk,” the KU sophomore-to-be said with a grin. “I played good with it.”

All stories

KU enforcement
Kansas University is justified in seeking a more practical way to enforce drug and alcohol policies in state-owned residence halls.
July 16, 2009 in print edition on A6
Kansas University is in a tough spot when it comes to dealing with illegal drug and alcohol use by students in university residence halls.
Happy Hunting
Bargain hunter Katy Seibel stretches her budget in a sneak peek of the sidewalk sale
July 16, 2009 in print edition on C1
It’s 5 a.m. On any other morning, Massachusetts Street would still be sleeping off the night before.