Archive for Sunday, May 3, 2009

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The day in photos, May 3, 2009 Greensburg reinvented Farmers' Market grand opening 2009
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12:00 a.m.
A young couple strolls in the north end of Burcham Park late Friday afternoon. Advocates for the homeless have proposed building a campsite on the location. City of Lawrence being asked to establish campsite for homeless people
May 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
City commissioners are being asked to establish a campground for up to 50 homeless people in either Burcham Park or a wooded area along the Kansas River in East Lawrence.
6:00 a.m.
Jill and Scott Eller in front of their split-geodesic dome home in Greensburg, Kansas. Thursday 23 April 2009 Greensburg reinvented
May 3, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Stubby remnants of once majestic oaks, maples and cottonwoods dot the prairie landscape, silent witnesses to the devastation of the deadly F5 tornado that killed 11 people and all but destroyed this Kansas town two years ago Monday.
10:00 a.m.
Alan Mulally, CEO of Ford Motor Co., right, discusses the future of his company with Stuart Bell, Kansas University’s dean of engineering, Wednesday in Bell’s office. Mulally visited his alma mater and met with KU students at Eaton Hall. Ford CEO chats about company’s future, KU
May 3, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Alan Mulally grew up in Lawrence, graduated from Lawrence High School and earned aeronautical and astronautical engineering degrees at Kansas University. Now, having already ascended professionally into service as CEO of Boeing Commercial Airplanes, Mulally finds himself behind the wheel as the top executive at Ford Motor Co.
2:00 p.m.
Chancellor Robert Hemenway KU pays tribute to chancellor
May 3, 2009 in print edition on 1B
From the straw hat Kansas University Chancellor Bob Hemenway donned during commencement ceremonies to a ceremonial hat all the way from Nigeria, tribute was paid to the many different hats the retiring leader wore both literally and figuratively.
6:00 p.m.
Topeka residents Stan and Carla Soper shop for fresh lettuce on the opening day of the Downtown Lawrence Farmers' Market in 2008. They brought along their two chihuahua dogs Millie, left, and Cassie. Farmers’ Market fans flock to opening
May 3, 2009 in print edition on 1B
James Snow worked until dark picking as much lettuce and spinach as he could Friday night.

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Kansas baseball rips OU
Jayhawks claim sixth straight victory and seventh straight over Sooners, 9-5
May 3, 2009 in print edition on C5
Kansas University beat Oklahoma, 9-5, to clinch its first series victory on the road over a ranked team since 2006.
Obama’s start
The first 100 days of an administration aren’t nearly as important as the president’s record at the end of four years.
May 3, 2009 in print edition on B6
The political climate in the United States is not good at this time. There is too much divisiveness!
Royals outlast Twins
Soria’s return sparks K.C.’s 11-inning victory
May 3, 2009 in print edition on C1
From pitches in the wrong places to foolish base-running and bobbled groundballs, the list of blunders by both teams was long.
Farmers’ Market fans flock to opening
More than 50 vendors bring fruits, vegetables, meats to Lawrence residents
May 3, 2009 in print edition on B1
James Snow worked until dark picking as much lettuce and spinach as he could Friday night.
Poet’s Showcase: Persephone’s Answer
May 3, 2009 in print edition on D3
He asks, and she retorts:
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