Archive for Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Also from August 10

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

Poll results

Response Percent
Only on the highway.
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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.