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12:00 a.m.
Mourners gather for a candlelight vigil at a park in Lawrence, Kan., Sunday, May 31, 2009. The vigil was for Dr. George Tiller who was shot to death earlier in the day. Area residents respond to Tiller’s slaying with donations, other support
June 1, 2009 in print edition on 5A
Whether it’s holding vigils, debating online or donating to charity, area residents are finding ways to make their voices heard after the murder of Dr. George Tiller, whose Wichita clinic was one of only three in the nation to perform late-term abortions.
6:00 a.m.
John Jaycox and Tim Revelle, both of St. Louis, chat recently at Riverfront Harley Davidson in North Lawrence. They both plan to take part in this week’s Kansas Harley Owners Group 2009 rally. Prepare for downtown Harley invasion
June 3, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence, get ready for a little horsepower harmony.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Maria Camarena buckles her 1-year-old son, Jason, into his car seat after a shopping trip Tuesday at The Community Mercantile Co-op. A study by the Kansas Health Institute shows that Douglas County is the 27th healthiest county in Kansas, out of 105. One of its strengths is the rate of seat-belt use. Douglas County ranks 27th healthiest in state
11:44 a.m., June 2, 2009 Updated 5:48 p.m. in print edition on 1A
In an inaugural report, the Kansas Health Institute has determined that Douglas County is the 27th healthiest among the 105 counties in Kansas.
2:00 p.m.
A truck passes through the intersection of North Second and Locust Street on March 23. The federal government is speeding up plans to rebuild the intersection of North Second and Locust streets in North Lawrence. The project — to be financed with an expected $2 million from the federal stimulus program approved earlier this year — is set for construction beginning early this summer, rather than the 2010 or 2011 that had been in the city's plans. City accepts $2M for N. Lawrence roads
June 3, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Sometimes delays are good. After city commissioners failed to get a project started to rebuild the intersection of North Second and Locust streets in 2008, the city ended up receiving $2 million in federal stimulus funding for the work in 2009.
6:00 p.m.
Janice Heie, owner of D Tox Naturally, 841 N.H., believes in the health benefits of a diet high in raw foods. Raw recruits: Benefits abound from natural dietary lifestyle
June 3, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Take a peak in Anne Moore’s shopping cart, and you might swear she’d taken it down the aisles of a pick-your-own farm rather than her regular haunt, the Community Mercantile.

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Frosh need to be ineligible again
It’s time to toss out all the NCAA’s nonsensical rules and replace them with lone good one
June 3, 2009 in print edition on B2
The NCAA continually fails to address the rot in college sports, despite a 400-page phonebook-sized manual.
Parkinson progress
The ability of the new governor to push Kansas energy efforts forward will be a lasting benefit for the state.
June 3, 2009 in print edition on A8
It’s great to see Kansas breaking the logjam that had stymied so many recent efforts to develop various energy resources in the state.
Recipes take cooking out of meal prep
June 3, 2009 in print edition on C2
4 ounces of raw tahini