Archive for Saturday, July 3, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
A crowd presses against the railing along Seventh Street as two cyclists run neck and neck during the 2010 Tour of Lawrence Street Sprint event in downtown Lawrence. Crowd gathers for Tour of Lawrence race
July 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
With a camera around her neck and video camera in hand, Lora Webb stood ready to watch bicyclists sprint up Seventh Street in downtown Lawrence on Friday night.
10:00 a.m.
Boat traffic moves on Clinton Lake Wednesday, June 30. The long Fourth of July weekend should boost the local economy with campers and boaters converging on the lake. Holiday weekend could bring 50,000 people to Clinton Lake
July 2, 2010 in print edition on 1B
The Fourth of July is a busy time at Clinton Lake, but not the busiest. The Fourth of July weekend activity is actually behind Labor Day and Memorial Day. Even so, an expected 50,000 visitors gives enough boost in business to keep park staff on its toes.
2:00 p.m.
Frankly American: Move over, apple pie; hot dogs reign on 4th
July 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A frank. A wiener. A hot dog. Call it what you will, but our nation can’t get enough of them.
6:00 p.m.
From posters to posting: Lawrence bands offer best ways of utilizing Internet to promote their music
July 3, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Gone are the days when the only way a Lawrence band had to promote itself was by stapling fliers to telephone walls or taping album promos to store windows. Yes, the rise of the Internet has made an enormous difference for musicians trying to connect with their fanbase.

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Germany coasts into World Cup semifinals
Spain earns first final four berth in 60 years
July 3, 2010 in print edition on C5
Don’t mess with Germany, on or off the soccer field.
Jobs report casts shadow over recovery
July 3, 2010 in print edition on A2
A second straight month of lackluster hiring by American businesses is sapping strength from the economic rebound.
Around and about
July 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
Around and about for the week of July 3, 2010.
Club news
July 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
Club news for the week of July 3, 2010.
Scouting news
July 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
Scouting news for the week of July 3, 2010.
4-H and FCE news
July 3, 2010 in print edition on B5
4-H and FCE news for the week of July 3, 2010.