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Do you expect anniversaries of World War II events such as D-Day and Pearl Harbor to be commemorated in the same way in 25 years as they are today?

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12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Emergency crews work to rescue a trapped individual from the Kansas River Friday at the Bowersock Dam. 14-year-old boy flown to K.C. hospital with critical injuries after being pulled from river
12:16 p.m., June 5, 2009 Updated 4:18 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Emergency responders rescued a 14-year-old Lawrence boy from the raging waters of the Kansas River Friday afternoon, after he became trapped under a large log.
10:00 a.m.
Roy Creek, 91, Lawrence, was a 26-year-old company commander in the 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment of the 82nd Airborne Division when he and his company parachuted into German-held Europe on D-Day, June 6, 1944. Creek holds a photo of his company. Lawrence D-Day survivor devoted to stories
June 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It was 65 years ago. A Tuesday. June 6, 1944. Army paratrooper Roy Creek jumped out of a plane and into history with thousands of other Allied soldiers as part of the largest single-day invasion of all time — the D-Day invasion of Normandy.
2:00 p.m.
Kansas University chancellor Robert Hemenway, left, and athletic director Lew Perkins visit with an audience member following a news conference concerning the NCAA's response to infractions committed by KU. Hemenway and Perkins discussed the NCAA-imposed penalties at Hadl Auditorium. Athletic departments accused of censorship
June 6, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Across the country, many major-college athletic departments keep their NCAA troubles secret behind a thick veil of black ink or Wite-Out. Alabama. Cincinnati. Florida. Florida State. Ohio State. Oklahoma. Oregon State. Utah. They all censor information in the name of student privacy, invoking a 35-year-old federal law whose author says it has been twisted and misused by the universities.

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Winless Edwards still in prime position
Driver stresses Chase Cup crown more important than individual victories
June 6, 2009 in print edition on C6
Carl Edwards heard the chants for the backflip, so he had to line up the right spot.
Borel seeking personal Triple Crown
Jockey reunites with Mine That Bird, opens as 2-1 favorite
June 6, 2009 in print edition on C6
A Cajun, a cowboy and a tough little gelding have teamed up to make this Triple Crown season one to remember.
Greinke bombed
Blue Jays rough up Kansas City’s ace, 9-3
June 6, 2009 in print edition on C1
Zack Greinke had a rare rough outing in the Royals’ 9-3 loss to the Blue Jays.