Archive for Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Also from August 10

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
2010 KU football media days The day in photos, August 10, 2010 Just Food distributes food to Douglas County residents
Polls
Do you always wear your seatbelt?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes.
 
87%
No.
 
9%
Only on the highway.
 
3%
Total 1100
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Steve Wilson and Jamie Routledge are co-managers of City Wine Market, 4821 W. Sixth St., which carries a selective inventory of value-priced wines. Grape expectations: New retail market simplifies wine-shopping experience
August 8, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Shopping for wine should be as stress-free as sipping a glass of your favorite vintage on a lazy summer’s evening.
6:00 a.m.
Republican gubernatorial candidate Sam Brownback (right) on Monday unveils his "Road Map for Kansas" during news conference at his campaign headquarters in Topeka. Also attending was Brownback's lieutenant governor running mate Jeff Colyer, a state senator from Overland Park. Campaign Notebook: Brownback wants to freeze state spending; unveils goals
8:35 a.m., August 9, 2010 Updated 1:21 p.m. in print edition on 3A
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tom Holland’s campaign said Brownback’s “Road Map for Kansas” was a “Road to Ruin” and “should raise serious red flags” because of the lack of detail.
10:00 a.m.
Rob Farha, owner of The Wheel, is getting ready for another school year of KU students coming to his bar and another influx of fake IDs. Fake ID 101 is a campaign to help curb the use of fake IDs and Lawrence bars. Agency, Lawrence bars prepare to fight fake IDs
August 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
White posters are going up all over Lawrence businesses this week that warn minors about the consequences of using fake IDs to try to get into bars.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence school board members from left, Scott Morgan, Vanessa Sanburn, Marlene Merrill, Mary Loveland, Bob Byers, Mark Bradford and Rich Minder. Lawrence public schools have little room for improvement
August 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Overall, better than eight of every 10 students in Lawrence public schools achieved proficiency or higher on state assessment tests in math. Nearly nine in 10 hit that level in reading.Overall, better than eight of every 10 students in Lawrence public schools achieved proficiency or higher on state assessment tests in math. Nearly nine in 10 hit that level in reading.
2:00 p.m.
Just Food pantry handed out the latest shipment of food Monday at the distribution center, 1200 E. 11th St. Volunteer helpers Ryan Schroeder, left, and Driskell Johnson were unloading potatoes and watermelons to deliver to cars driving up for groceries. Thousands endure heat for free food
August 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Imagine waiting in 100-degree heat for several hours just to get something to eat.

All stories

39,000 oil spill claims in limbo
August 10, 2010 in print edition on A2
Sheryl Lindsay’s wedding planner business is on the brink, crumbling with each cancellation over concerns about oil.
First lady’s trip draws criticism
August 10, 2010 in print edition on B7
It sounded simple enough: a mother-daughter getaway during the dogs days of August.
Tiger hits rock-bottom as golfer
August 10, 2010 in print edition on B2
No one seems to know exactly what’s wrong, least of all Tiger Woods.
K.C.’s Weis opens up on injury
Chiefs O-coordinator to have surgery after season
August 10, 2010 in print edition on B3
A not-so-funny thing happened to Charlie Weis on his way to training camp. A piece of his left knee broke off.
Positive return
It’s not even a drop in the bucket financially, but a state agency’s cost-cutting efforts still send a positive message.
August 10, 2010 in print edition on A7
As a practical matter, $65,000 isn’t going to make much difference to the Kansas state budget, but State Treasurer Dennis McKinney’s decision to return that amount of unused money from his office’s budget is a refreshing gesture.
Double Take: Fall’s a time for renewal, including for ‘Double Take’
August 10, 2010 in print edition on C1
Samantha says bye.
Tough line
Local and federal regulators shouldn’t hesitate to block the reopening of a local fertilizer plant where two men died in April until all safety requirements are met.
August 10, 2010 in print edition on A7
The citations from the U.S. Occupational Safety and Health Administration came too late to help two employees killed last April at MagnaGro International, but they should prevent the local fertilizer manufacturer from returning to its previous unsafe operating practices or perhaps from reopening at all.