Archive for Sunday, July 19, 2009

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Traffic fills the intersection of North Second and Locust streets in this 2009 file photo. Start of North Second roadwork delayed a week
July 17, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Concerns about providing emergency-response services in North Lawrence are delaying the start of a $2.63 million project to rebuild the intersection of North Second and Locust streets.
6:00 a.m.
Life Star employees mechanic Paul Isabell and flight nurse Angela Clark service a Lifestar helicopter at Lawrence Municipal Airport in North Lawrence. Life Star has medical staff and a flight crew ready at all times to respond to emergencies in 30 Kansas counties. When time is short, air ambulances make haste
July 19, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Last October, KU doctoral student Maria Thorson Feeney was test driving a car along Kansas Highway 10 when she was hit head-on by a driver going 65 mph.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Gail Redmound, Kansas City,  Mo., holds Primo, her Italian Greyhound, and Patty Buck of Topeka holds Amber. A get-acquainted party for dogs and their owners took place Saturday. Italian Greyhound lovers cluster to rescue, adopt castaways
July 19, 2009 in print edition on 1B
At a Saturday afternoon play date in southeast Lawrence, Gail Redmond cheered as her Italian Greyhound, Simon, dunked his head into a tub full of water and bobbed for hot dogs.
2:00 p.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Leaders searching for loose change
July 19, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Elected leaders have made sweeping cuts to state government during the past few months that have resulted in thousands of lost positions in schools, shuttered correctional facilities and a reduction in social service programs.
6:00 p.m.
A view from Florida Street looking east along Sixth Street through the traffic light-controlled intersections at Michigan, foreground, and Maine streets. Revenue could drive talk of red-light cameras
July 19, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Efforts to capture red-light runners on video have yet to get the green light in Kansas, but officials in Lawrence are wondering whether that day may soon arrive.

All stories

Poet’s Showcase: ‘To Do List’
July 19, 2009 in print edition on D3
Novel must come out
Reeling Royals fall again
Rays erase late K.C. lead, escape 4-2
July 19, 2009 in print edition on C1
With a few more decisions like this, Joe Maddon will be clearing space on his mantle for another manager of the year award.
World’s oldest man, WWI vet, dies
July 19, 2009 in print edition on A2
Only death could silence Henry Allingham.
Nickel-and-diming it
States trim ‘small’ items to balance budgets
July 19, 2009 in print edition on E1
As states across the nation struggle to balance their budgets, lawmakers are seeking savings any way they can, even if it means nickel-and-dime cuts in basic services.
Calif. sprouts ‘green rush’ from marijuana
Legalized pot becoming economic force
July 19, 2009 in print edition on A7
A drug deal plays out, California-style: A conservatively dressed courier drives a company-leased Smart Car to an apartment on a weekday afternoon.