Archive for Saturday, June 13, 2009

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12:00 a.m.
Carolyn Young’s “Returning to Kansas” was taken in Ruleton, near the Colorado border. It’s among the photos Young is showing in Eutin, Germany. Rate of exchange: Lawrence community shares arts and entertainment with German sister city
June 12, 2009
Carolyn Young was making the arduous drive back to Kansas from Colorado, and she was not happy about it.
12:00 a.m.
Bob Frederick served as Kansas University athletic director for 14 years. He died earlier this year. Former KU athletic director dies
10:00 p.m., June 12, 2009 Updated 1:06 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Bob Frederick, who played and coached basketball at Kansas University and served as athletic director for 14 years, died Friday night at Kansas University Hospital at the age of 69.
6:00 a.m.
Andre LaPAR sets up flags Friday at Clinton State Park in preparation for this weekend’s Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Below: Triathletes hit the water at Clinton Lake at the start of last year’s Ironman event. Athletes converge from around globe
June 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Clinton State Park — One thing came to George Pravada’s mind Friday morning as he rode his bike through the Ironman 70.3 Kansas course in Douglas County. “It’s hilly — not the stereotypical land you think of as Kansas,” said Pravada, 62, of Holland, Mich.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence police are quick to respond to reports of trespassing on the Bowersock Dam in the wake of the near-drowning of a 14-year-old Lawrence teen on the Dam's spillway. Lawrence police begin ticketing those trespassing on Bowersock Dam
10:08 a.m., June 12, 2009 Updated 4:30 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Lawrence police Friday morning were ticketing people who were trespassing on Lawrence’s Bowersock Dam.
6:00 p.m.
The 2009 Relay For Life of Douglas County started off with survivors leading the way to the track under an arch of balloons. Teams participated in the 12-hour event by walking around the track to celebrate cancer survivors, support current patients, and remember loved ones. Walk builds strength among cancer survivors, supporters
June 13, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Tina Yates and Debbie Bott walk for their mothers. The co-chairs of the 2009 Relay for Life of Douglas County said they are not unlike any of the other hundreds of supporters who were walking around the South Junior High Track on Friday night, which was surrounded by luminarias to honor and remember those affected by cancer.

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Around and about
June 13, 2009 in print edition on D3
What’s in a name for GM?
Experts say brand change could be beneficial
June 13, 2009 in print edition on A5
ValuJet was reborn as AirTran. Philip Morris rechristened itself Altria. Blackwater became Xe. Would a name change work for beleaguered General Motors?
Club news
June 13, 2009 in print edition on D5
Faith Forum: What is it like to be ordained?
June 13, 2009
Service to God takes many forms
Hochevar pitches gem
June 13, 2009 in print edition on C3
The Royals needed something, anything to break their five-week funk.
Game 4 setback haunting Van Gundy
Magic coach bemoans free-throw woes, questionable late-game strategy
June 13, 2009 in print edition on C5
Magic coach Stan Van Gundy didn’t sleep well after a 98-91 overtime loss to the Lakers.