Archive for Monday, June 15, 2009

Also from June 15

On the street
Photo galleries
June 15th severe weather in Kansas
Do you think that Keith Langford (KU's sixth-leading scorer all-time, 1,812 points) deserves to have his jersey hung in the rafters at Allen Fieldhouse?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1526
Are you spending more, less or the same on gifts for graduates and couples getting married as you have in the past?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m spending less
I’m spending the same amount
I’m spending more
Total 505

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Couples dance around the Burger King restaurant at 1107 W. Sixth St., which is better-known as the “BK Lounge” on Monday nights. The event draws 30 to 45 people a week, including a few musicians who play dance numbers. BK Lounge: Senior group turns local Burger King in a weekly honky-tonk joint
June 14, 2009 in print edition on 1D
Marge Rocker can’t sit still any longer.
6:00 a.m.
Luke Bell pumps his fist as he crosses the finish line after winning the Ironman 70.3 Kansas on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Clinton Lake.Luke Bell pumps his fist as he crosses the finish line during the Kansas Ironman competition on Sunday, June 14, 2009, at Clinton Lake. Bell, Wellington take home Ironman crowns
June 14, 2009 in print edition on 1B
The top of the leaderboard at this year’s Ironman 70.3 Kansas had a very foreign flavor to it, as Australia’s Luke Bell and the United Kingdom’s Chrissie Wellington won the event in their respective categories.
10:00 a.m.
David Bailey, front, stains some boards while Aaron Phlipot and Diana Bailey, fellow workers at Krizman Carpentry and Construction, do some finish work on a new bar to be called Dynamite Saloon at Buffalo Bob’s, 719 Mass. Renovations to downtown buildings can require thousands of dollars worth of surveys, a process that has been brought to city commissioners’ attention. Startup costs for businesses reviewed
June 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
In the commercial real estate business, some deals go down the toilet. In downtown Lawrence, though, it seems some deals get threatened by the toilet itself.
2:00 p.m.
Matt Weidenbach, Lawrence, runs a computer test on a breathalyzer after doing an ignition interlock installation on a vehicle at Ace Bail Bonds Inc. on Thursday. A bill that was introduced in the Kansas House in the last session would make it mandatory for those convicted of a DUI to use an ignition interlock system. Legislature breathes life into revision of Kansas DUI law
June 15, 2009 in print edition on 3A
It’s closing time at a Lawrence bar, and one patron who’s had a few too many desperately searches for someone who is sober enough to breathe into his ignition interlock device in order to get his car started. He eventually gives up and walks home.
6:00 p.m.
Ties that bind: Longtime tradition takes a fashion hit
June 14, 2009
Most of the neckties in Brad Finkeldei’s closet are getting pretty lonely. He has about 50, but he’s only worn about 10 of them in the past year.

All stories

Royals, Bannister baffle Reds
June 15, 2009 in print edition on B3
It was daytime, which is Brian Bannister’s time.
On the record
June 15, 2009 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued.
Fair is fair
Let’s hope a local restaurant owner is successful in his legal action in a false ID case.
June 15, 2009 in print edition on A7
The owner of a Lawrence restaurant has done something that should have been started a long time ago.