Archive for Friday, July 2, 2010

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Holiday weekend at Clinton Lake The day in photos, July 2, 2010
Do you think the speed limit on your street is appropriate?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t know what the speed limit is on my street
Total 688
Should Lawrence police provide an online mapping service of where crime occurs in the city?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 755
Have you bought fireworks this year?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1040

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Wreckage from a small airplane crash lies in a field near Phillips Road off of Highway 24 in rural Jefferson County. New York couple killed in Jefferson County plane crash
8:09 a.m., July 1, 2010 Updated 4:47 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Two people were killed Thursday morning when the plane they were flying from New York to Arizona crashed in rural Jefferson County just north of Lawrence.
6:00 a.m.
The proposed city budget will keep taxes stable, eliminate 10 unfilled city jobs and pay for a new pothole patching machine that works even in cold weather. City budget plan holds line on taxes
July 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Pothole repair will increase in 2011. The city’s property tax rate will not, under a recommended budget from City Manager David Corliss.
10:00 a.m.
People sit in Constant Park downtown to watch the 2009 annual fireworks display put on by the Lawrence Jaycees. A safer Fourth: Fireworks safety ensures everybody will enjoy their holiday
June 28, 2010
Fireworks are fun and sparkly, and many people like to put on their own shows at home. But playing with consumer fireworks can be very dangerous and should only be used with extreme caution.
6:00 p.m.
Don Mosher is among helpers back on the job for the Kansas Turnpike's Safety Assist Program, which resumes Friday after being phased out for budgetary reasons in 2008. Mosher will be among helpers driving the turnpike between Topeka and the Kansas City area from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. weekdays, and from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. Sundays, to help stranded motorists. Among services provided free of charge: change a flat tire, refill a radiator, replace a belt, call for a tow and transport a motorist to a repair shop in town. Kansas Turnpike assistance program returns
8:45 a.m., July 1, 2010 Updated 4:17 p.m. in print edition on 3A
The Kansas Turnpike Authority is putting its motorist assistance program back on the road in time for the July 4 holiday weekend.Even if his customers wish they’d never have to deal with him, Don Mosher can’t wait to get back to work. Mosher returns to his on-the-road job Friday, once again cruising the Kansas Turnpike between Lawrence and Kansas City in search of stranded motorists as part of the turnpike’s Safety Assist program.

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Rec calendar
July 2, 2010 in print edition on B6
Rec calendar for the week of July 2, 2010
Boschee reflects on journeyman Gooden’s new deal
Former Kansas basketball guard has fond memories of ex-teammate, who signed with ninth NBA team
July 2, 2010 in print edition on B1
If anybody can handle playing for nine teams in nine NBA seasons, it’s Drew Gooden.
Last 2 shuttle flights delayed
July 2, 2010 in print edition on A2
NASA’s space shuttle program will keep going until next year.
Newest ‘Spider-Man’ announced
July 2, 2010 in print edition on B8
There’s a new Spider-Man in town.