Archive for Monday, June 8, 2009

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Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Bill Self Basketball Camp 2009 The day in photos, June 8, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
New Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will be paid a maximum of $425,000, about 25 percent more per year than Chancellor Robert Hemenway. Do you consider Gray-Little's salary to be fair compensation for the job?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
61%
Yes
 
38%
Total 892
Which KU football game time do you prefer?

Poll results

Response Percent
2:30 p.m.
 
47%
6:30 p.m.
 
41%
11:30 a.m.
 
10%
Total 1980
Do you know a cancer survivor?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
92%
No
 
7%
Total 732
Videos

Lead stories

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Prosoco lays off 10 employees
Loss of 10 jobs blamed on slowdown in new construction
June 8, 2009 in print edition on B7
Prosoco Inc. laid off 10 employees Monday at its Lawrence headquarters,
Power outages linger following overnight storms
In Douglas County, more than 200 remain without electricity
12:00 a.m., June 8, 2009 Updated 05:57 a.m.
The National Weather Service has called off a severe thunderstorm watch that was in effect for Douglas and surrounding counties.
Major problems found in Iraq spending, panel finds
June 8, 2009 in print edition on A2
This is one Christmas gift U.S. taxpayers don’t need.
Event benefits
This weekend’s Ironman 70.3 Kansas is a great event for Lawrence and Clinton Lake.
June 8, 2009 in print edition on A7
There’s nothing like a couple of thousand “ironmen” to pump up the Lawrence economy.
Obama’s challenge to the Muslim world
June 8, 2009 in print edition on A7
The historic significance of President Obama’s speech to the Muslim world in Cairo cannot be overstated.
Nonprofit’s can-do attitude pays off
Cans for the Community shares the wealth it accumulates through recycling
June 8, 2009 in print edition on A3
Members of Cans for the Community take turns calling nonprofit organizations around Lawrence.