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Aug. 11, 2010 storm First day of elementary school The day in photos, August 11, 2010
Did you enjoy the first day of school more as a child or as a parent?

Poll results

Response Percent
I enjoyed it more as a child
I enjoyed it more as a parent
I’m not a parent, but I enjoyed the first day of school
I’m not a parent, but I didn’t enjoy the first day of school
Total 406
Who will be KU's leader in receptions in 2010?

Poll results

Response Percent
Johnathan Wilson
Bradley McDougald
Daymond Patterson
Chris Omigie
Christian Matthews
Total 277

Lead stories

12:00 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.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence Police Captain Tarik Khatib was named interim police chief by City Manager David Corliss on Tuesday, August 10, 2010. Khatib will take over when current chief Ron Olin retires on September 1. Corliss selects Tarik Khatib as interim Lawrence police chief
9:20 a.m., August 10, 2010 Updated 9:55 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Capt. Tarik Khatib has worked in virtually every division of the Lawrence Police Department, from patrol officer to investigator to supervisor.
10:00 a.m.
With the help of a neighbor near 10th and Illinois, Amy Rzadczynski and her boyfriend had a portable toilet delivered for a 2009 football game day. Rzadczynski said, “Yes, it’s an eyesore but at least they are not using my trees or bushes.” The city is now contemplating regulating portable toilets during game days. City: Toilets around stadium need regulation
August 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Portable toilets on the properties surrounding Memorial Stadium are a necessary evil, property owners told the Lawrence City Commission on Tuesday night.
2:00 p.m.
File photo of gun, bullets and Kansas concealed carry permit. Statehouse Live: Parkinson says he signed concealed carry expansion to avoid veto showdowns over other issues
11:16 a.m., August 10, 2010 Updated 11:25 a.m. in print edition on 1A
During the last legislative session, lawmakers removed several of the reasons the Kansas Attorney General’s office could deny a concealed carry permit to an applicant.
6:00 p.m.
Over 30 volunteers built mud forts on the banks of the Kansas River Tuesday, August 10, 2010. The forts are part of an annual event commemorating Lawrence's role in the Civil War. Kids dig in and learn a little Kansas history during mud fort event
August 10, 2010 in print edition on 1A
At 7 years old, Brady Traffas could finally join his older brother Kade this year in building mud forts by the Kansas River.

All stories

Academic year begins for Lawrence public schools
10:16 a.m., August 11, 2010 Updated 04:12 p.m. in print edition on A1
One down, 174 days to go.
Flight attendant’s grand exit draws charges, fans
August 11, 2010 in print edition on B8
No fed-up worker has ever said “I’ve had it” quite like Steven Slater.
Art of compromise
Kansans should appreciate the willingness of their governor not only to accept a compromise but to be honest about his reasons for doing so.
August 11, 2010 in print edition on A9
A good politician has to pick his or her battles. Despite the fact that he has decided to retire from politics, Gov. Mark Parkinson often has displayed a strong sense of when he should fight and when it is better to compromise.