Archive for Monday, June 1, 2009

Also from June 1

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Scott Roeder yearbook pictures The day in photos, June 1, 2009 Friends and neighbors, June 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Now that the Salvation Army homeless shelter is closed, what should happen in Lawrence to address the issue?

Poll results

Response Percent
Nothing.
 
46%
The city should identify and help open a permanent shelter.
 
28%
The social service agencies and/or churches should work to open a permanent shelter.
 
19%
A temporary shelter should be opened.
 
5%
Total 778
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The body of a shooting victim is removed from the Reformation Lutheran Church in Wichita, Kan., Sunday, May 31, 2009. Media outlets have identified the victim as George Tiller, the controversial abortion provider who has long been the subject of protests. 51-year-old man arrested in murder of George Tiller outside his church
11:43 a.m., May 31, 2009 Updated 9:07 p.m.
George Tiller, the controversial Wichita doctor who was at the center of the abortion debate in Kansas, was shot to death this morning as he walked into his church.
10:00 a.m.
A student walks on the campus of the University of North Carolina. Kansas University’s incoming chancellor, Bernadette Gray-Little, has spent 38 years at the school in Chapel Hill, N.C. Incoming chancellor’s colleagues congratulate Kansas
June 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
On this 216-year-old campus in the heart of the South, there’s a low-lying stone table atop the plaza grass. Come to find out, it is much like Kansas University’s newly selected chancellor — easy to overlook but extremely meaningful.
10:00 a.m.
Erin Stewart, left, assists Spencer White out of shallow water in a water safety instructors course at the Lawrence High School indoor pool. As the weather warms and more people head for pools and lakes, swimmers are urged to know their limits and take the proper safety precautions. Swimmers should know their aquatic limits
June 1, 2009 in print edition on 5A
The swimming season started with joyful cries of delight last weekend as children cooled off in pools and lakes across the region. But beneath the surface of summertime’s quintessential activity lie some very serious risks.
2:00 p.m.
Maj. Neil Snyder, stationed at Fort Leavenworth, trains Sunday in Leavenworth for the Ironman 70.3 Kansas, which will be June 14 at Clinton State Park outside Lawrence. Snyder will be competing in the Armed Forces Challenge bracket of the triathlon on a team with other Fort Leavenworth soldiers. Ironman attracts military members
June 1, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Army Maj. Neil Snyder hasn’t had a shortage of excitement during the last decade. Snyder, 32, who is stationed at Fort Leavenworth’s Command and General Staff College, has been deployed overseas five times since 2002. He served in Afghanistan twice in 2002 and has done three tours in Iraq — in 2003, 2005 and 2006.
6:00 p.m.
Kati Wheatley works as a lifeguard at the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center. Wheatley will continue the work as a summer job, splitting time life guarding at the indoor facility and the outdoor pool downtown. Working hard for the money
June 1, 2009
For 18-year-old Kati Wheatley, being a lifeguard runs in the family.

All stories

Suspect in Tiller murder returned to Wichita
Attorney General orders increased security for ‘certain individuals and groups’; Operation Rescue says Roeder ‘never a member’
07:38 a.m., June 1, 2009 Updated 12:52 p.m.
A man suspected of fatally shooting abortion doctor George Tiller in church was in jail Monday while investigators sought to learn more about his background, including his possible connections to anti-abortion groups.
Working hard for the money
Experts say Lawrence teens can find jobs despite tight market
June 1, 2009
For 18-year-old Kati Wheatley, being a lifeguard runs in the family.
Nadal knocked out of French Open
Soderling pulls off one biggest upsets in tennis history
June 1, 2009 in print edition on B2
For 31 matches, Rafael Nadal ruled the red clay of Roland Garros, boasting an unbeaten record and an unbreakable will.
Chisox complete sweep of Royals
June 1, 2009 in print edition on B3
Even with Zack Greinke on the mound, the Royals lost to the White Sox, 7-4.