Archive for Monday, August 2, 2010

Also from August 2

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, August 2, 2010
Polls
Did you vote today?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
55%
No.
 
44%
Total 681
Which KU football unit will be better in the 2010 season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Defense
 
47%
Offense
 
39%
Undecided
 
12%
Total 255
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A video of Bob Frederick is shown during his memorial at the Lied Center in this file photo. The city of Lawrence has filed a cross-claim against Black Hills Energy in a response to a lawsuit filed in connection with the death of Frederick. The city and Black Hills are both defendants in the suit the Frederick family filed in March 2009. City, Black Hills dispute liability in lawsuit
August 1, 2010 in print edition on 1B
The city of Lawrence has filed a cross-claim against Black Hills Energy in a response to a lawsuit filed in connection with the death of former Kansas University Athletic Director Bob Frederick.
6:00 a.m.
some of the 21 contestants in the stick horse event wait to hear the judges’ thoughts after the competition. The traditional event for kids up to age 6 was part of the open horse show Sunday at the Douglas County Fair. Steeds real and imaginary put through paces at fair
August 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
The 2010 Douglas County Fair Open Horse Show kicked off Sunday morning at the fairgrounds.
10:00 a.m.
Emergency crews load a victim of the Sunday morning shooting into an ambulance before transporting the patient to an area hospital. Three people were reported injured during the incident. Eight suffer injuries in shooting at south Lawrence apartment complex
3:16 a.m., August 1, 2010 Updated 2:38 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Eight people were reported injured following an early-morning shooting at The Exchange, 3100 Ousdahl Road.
2:00 p.m.
The current Holcomb power plant, pictured above, runs at 85 percent capacity. The proposed new plant would run at 90 percent capacity. Environmentalists want longer comment period on coal-fired plant
August 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Environmentalists want more time for the public to comment on a proposed 895-megawatt coal-fired electric power plant proposed for southwest Kansas.
6:00 p.m.
In an effort to reduce the number of impaired drivers on the roads after the game, state troopers will be conducting a RAVE, or Roving Aggressive Violation Enforcement. Turnpike work near Lawrence puts drivers in the slow lane
August 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The traffic that crawled through Lawrence on Interstate 70 this weekend left Steve Roberts almost out of gas and patience.

All stories

Biffle wins for injured owner Roush
August 2, 2010 in print edition on B2
Greg Biffle won it for Jack Roush.
Ex-baseball star still working at 104
August 2, 2010 in print edition on A2
Emilio Navarro swivels his hips several times, then bends down to touch his toes.
‘Inception’ outclasses ‘Schmucks’
August 2, 2010 in print edition on A9
“Inception” is still kicking at the box office.
Marriages
August 2, 2010 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued
Divorces granted
August 2, 2010 in print edition on A4
Divorces granted for the week of August 2, 2010.
KU’s Gill rallies, readies for year
First-year football coach ‘connects’ at Topeka gathering
August 2, 2010 in print edition on B1
New Kansas University football coach Turner Gill met with Jayhawk fans Sunday in advance of today’s unofficial start of the 2010 season.