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The day in photos, June 5, 2009 Bats provide mosquito control

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12:00 a.m.
Lisa Donnelly is returning to Lawrence to celebrate the release of her debut CD, "We Had a Thing." L.A. woman: Lawrence native Lisa Donnelly perfects her music ‘Thing’ in Hollywood
June 4, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Here’s what Lawrence native Lisa Donnelly has discovered about the Los Angeles music scene:
6:00 a.m.
This bat house at Bob Blank’s is home to dozens of bats. The view is looking up into the bottom of the house, which hangs on the side of Blank’s home. Bats to the rescue
June 5, 2009 in print edition on 1A
You might think it would drive the neighbors batty. But the hundreds of bats that swarm from beneath the overhang of Bob Blank’s central Lawrence home each night actually benefit those living around him, Blank said.
10:00 a.m.
A clock in the Lawrence City Commission chambers. City Commission hopes new clock will promote brevity in speakers
June 4, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Time flies when you are at the podium. In fact, Lawrence City commissioners said at their meetings that it sometimes flies and flies and flies … But beginning next week, commissioners may take some steps to keep public comments a bit more grounded.
2:00 p.m.
Oscar “Oz” Sanchez, right, won gold and bronze medals in handcycling at the 2008 Beijing Paralympic games, above. Before a motorcycle accident in 2001 left his legs paralyzed, Sanchez was a special forces member in the Marines. He’s planning to be in Lawrence on June 14 to compete in the Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Hurdles don’t keep ‘Oz’ on sideline
June 5, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Born and raised in the tough neighborhoods of Los Angeles, Oscar “Oz” Sanchez has always been a tough guy. The Ironman athlete used to make his living pushing his body to the limits as a special forces member in the Marines.
6:00 p.m.
A photo by Lee Tonks shows the artist holding his infant son.
The ink crowd: Tattooists reveal their skills on traditional canvas at Ichiban art show
June 5, 2009
When Martin Del Camino isn’t busy tattooing ink on a paying customer, he’s usually painting.

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