Archive for Thursday, July 23, 2009

Also from July 23

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, July 23, 2009
Polls
Would you post a critical comment online if you had to use your real name?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
53%
No
 
32%
Not sure
 
13%
Total 979
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kathy Prather, left, and her stepdaughter, Zoe Prather, bag nuts for Kathy Prather’s new business, Nut Nation. The smoked pistachios are for sale at the Lawrence Farmers’ Market and other area locations. Coming out of her shell: Lawrence resident starts her own ‘Nut Nation’
July 22, 2009 in print edition on 1C
The idea seemed simple enough: Take a popular snack nut, add copious amounts of savory garlic and park the nuts in a smoker long enough to impart the kind of campfire-night goodness that adds up to nothing more than addictive.
6:00 a.m.
Regular LJWorld.com commenter Marion Lynn is pictured Tuesday at his home. Lynn, who has recorded about 16,000 comments online, chooses to reveal his identity because he believes it gives him credibility. In the world of online comments, there are plenty of opinions, but few names
July 23, 2009 in print edition on 1A
They spend a lot of time online telling the world what they think, but their identities remain a mystery.
10:00 a.m.
Mariah Dickson, 15, and her sister Jenalee, 10, are members of the Kanwaka 4-H Club and will participate in the Douglas County Fair with homemade clothing entries. The sewing competition is becoming more popular, a local fair leader said. The fashion events for the Dicksons will begin Monday. Stitching together a new trend
July 23, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Sewing is a family affair for the Dicksons. What began as a hobby for LeeAnn Dickson has been passed down to her three daughters, who are now busily preparing for the Douglas County Fair, which begins Aug. 1.
2:00 p.m.
Shoppers browse along Massachusetts Street. City’s economy grades ‘just OK
July 23, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The midterm grades on the Lawrence economy are in, and the community put up lower marks in four of the core subjects.
6:00 p.m.
World's No. 1 ranked women's disc golfer, Valarie Jenkins, who will be competing in this weekend and next week's Disc Golf World Championships in Kansas City. Throw down: Disc golfers bring world championships to KC, struggle for recognition
July 23, 2009 in print edition on 1C
More than 900 disc golfers will make a pilgrimage to Kansas City this week to compete in the Professional Disc Golf Association World Championships. We talked to the women’s and men’s No. 1 players, as well as Lawrence’s top-ranked player, Kevin Babbit…

All stories

Crews respond to injury accident near Sixth and Lawrence Avenue
Air ambulance dispatched, several buildings evacuated due to gas leak
10:02 p.m., July 23, 2009 Updated 01:44 a.m. in print edition on A4
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical responded Thursday to an injury accident near the intersection of Sixth Street and Lawrence Avenue.
Blogger profile: Paul Getto
July 23, 2009 in print edition on A6
Screen name: Made_in_China
Blogger profile: Marion Lynn
July 23, 2009 in print edition on A6
Screen name: Marion
City’s economy grades ‘just OK
Revenue, home sales and jobs down, but Lawrence not ‘bad’ by comparison
July 23, 2009 in print edition on A1
The midterm grades on the Lawrence economy are in, and the community put up lower marks in four of the core subjects.
Retail wanted
At least one local businessman is putting a priority on bringing more retail back to downtown.
July 23, 2009 in print edition on A7
Many Lawrence residents would applaud Dan Ranjbar’s goal of bringing more retail business to Massachusetts Street.