Archive for Wednesday, June 10, 2009

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Behind the Lens - Photographer Not Camera The day in photos, June 10, 2009
Have you ever attended a drive-in movie?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1044
What do you think of the KU football team's 2010 non-conference schedule?

Poll results

Response Percent
Just right
Too easy
Too hard
Total 1028

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Lawrence High School Students board buses in this 2009 photo. Board cuts $355K more from schools
June 9, 2009 in print edition on 5A
The Lawrence school board cut another $355,000 from its 2009-2010 budget at its meeting Monday night, bringing the grand total of reductions to more than $2.5 million.
6:00 a.m.
James Kelley and his wife, Shawn, Pomona, look over baby toys in the Lawrence Memorial Hospital gift shop before a visit to their doctor. The couple are expecting twin boys this month. James received a life-saving bone marrow transplant in 2002. Lawrence resident’s bone marrow donation gives girl second chance at life
June 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence resident Lynn Wilson-Bruce was in Kansas City seven years ago when she and her sister heard a plea on the radio.
10:00 a.m.
Lea Currie, head of collection development for KU libraries, displays a copy of a book from the Watson Library collection that was stripped of several pages. The folio book was on the archeology of Delphi, one of the most important sites of ancient Greece. Rare books at KU’s Watson Library targeted by vandals
June 9, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Thieves are ripping off Kansas University’s Watson Library, tearing apart books filled with ancient and expensive artwork, taking what’s valuable and leaving destruction behind.
2:00 p.m.
Hugh Griggs, 2, and his nanny, Sarah Nelson, both of Lawrence, check out a ferret with other children at the Prairie Park Nature Center in this file photo from February. Users of the nature center might be faced with higher user fees in 2010. City looks at stiffer fees, fines
June 9, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Users of the city’s Prairie Park Nature Center and the South Park Wading Pool likely will be asked to help the city’s budget a dollar at a time.
6:00 p.m.
Cheryl Miller, a Lawrence life coach, feels that removing clutter from your house and purchasing used items rather than new are two simple ways of taking a proactive role in a greener lifestyle. Green families tout clutter-free lives
June 10, 2009
One day last year, Dave Bruno looked around his house and realized that for a man who had spent years trying to live simply, he had an incredible amount of “stuff.” “It got me motivated to come up with this harebrained idea. Is it possible to exist in American suburbia and truly not have a lot of excessive stuff?” he said.

All stories

Orlando back in it
June 10, 2009 in print edition on B3
Missing for two games, Orlando found its Magic touch.
Cowboys’ owner must be kidding
June 10, 2009 in print edition on B2
In the beginning, 1989, Troy Aikman looked good in the shower.
Election influence
Elected officials are inherently responsible to voters, but elected judges and justices have to draw the line on election influence.
June 10, 2009 in print edition on A9
From time to time groups in Kansas will launch efforts to require the election of judges at either the district court or state level.