Archive for Tuesday, August 24, 2010

Also from August 24

On the street
Photo galleries
Clint Bowyer visits KU KU's Anschutz Library The day in photos, August 24, 2010
Should high school classes start later in the morning to allow teenagers to get more sleep?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1536
How many purses should one person own?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 166

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Weaver's vice president Earl Reineman, left, cleans up broken glass with the help of an employee after a deer jumped through a display window at the store, located at 901 Massachusetts St., early Monday morning. Deer crashes through window at Weaver’s
9:03 a.m., August 23, 2010 Updated 9:06 p.m. in print edition on 1A
A deer that broke through a store window in downtown Lawrence early Monday morning has disappeared.
6:00 a.m.
The flagpoles on Fraser Hall. Flagpole atop Fraser Hall damaged in storm; university contemplates next step
2:10 p.m., August 23, 2010 Updated 2:46 p.m. in print edition on 1A
After 50 years of flying high above Kansas University’s golden valley, one of the flagpoles atop Fraser Hall fell victim to a summer storm on Friday.
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. School board discusses boundary change
August 24, 2010 in print edition on 3A
The only boundary separating Lawrence and Free State high schools could be a line of the past.
2:00 p.m.
The city is preparing to authorize $2.45 million to fix the aging Bowersock Dam across the Kansas River in Lawrence, pictured at right. This photograph is a view looking north from the top floor of City Hall. Visible at far upper left is Burcham Park. Two local projects awarded $30 million in bonds
August 23, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The clock is now ticking on a pair of proposed multi-million dollar economic development projects in Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
The leaves and stems of tomatoes contain an alkaloid called tomatine that can do nerve damage and cause severe stomach distress. Hidden toxins: Beware these summer dangers for children, pets
August 23, 2010
There’s cyanide lurking in your apples. And those juicy peaches, too. Your potatoes can be deadly if you’re not careful. Same goes for the leaves on those beautiful, tart rhubarb stalks. And that amaretto flavoring in your morning coffee? It has killer origins.

All stories

Frustrating end
It’s frustrating to see federal charges dropped against former Westar Energy executives, but civil actions may still hold the two accountable.
August 24, 2010 in print edition on A7
After nearly eight years of expensive prosecution, it was frustrating Friday to see federal charges against two former Westar Energy executives simply dismissed.
People in the news
August 24, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for August 24, 2010.
Pump patrol
August 24, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.53 at several stations.
Grab the latest bag trend by the handle
August 24, 2010 in print edition on C1
The hottest bags for fall are fit for a lady.