Archive for Sunday, August 8, 2010

Also from August 8

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, August 8, 2010
Do you have working smoke and carbon monoxide detectors in your home?

Poll results

Response Percent
Only a smoke detector.
Don’t know.
Only a carbon monoxide detector.
Total 691

Lead stories

All stories

Jennifer Weiner: queen of chick lit
August 8, 2010 in print edition on D3
Just in time for beach reading, she’s back.
City commission agenda for August 10, 2010
Portable toilets are on the spot
August 8, 2010 in print edition on B4
The Lawrence city commission agenda for the August 10, 2010 meeting.
Glass of the future
It’s strong, super thin, difficult to break or scratch — and touted as perfect for new TVs
August 8, 2010 in print edition on E1
An ultra-strong glass that has been looking for a purpose since its invention in the early 1960s is poised to become a multibillion-dollar bonanza for Corning Inc.
‘Jersey Shore’ adds new cast member
August 8, 2010 in print edition on D5
Snooki has a new roommate.
Fee dispute
Kansas University business students may not be the only ones who should be concerned about how special per-hour course fees are being used.
August 8, 2010 in print edition on B6
Questions currently being raised about the use of special course fees in the Kansas University School of Business also raise questions about how money raised by so-called “differential tuition” is being used in other KU schools.
Sing-a-ma-jigs finding fame on YouTube
August 8, 2010 in print edition on A2
Mattel Inc.’s newest singing toys are already rising stars on the Internet.