Archive for Sunday, July 4, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Megan Hottman, 31, of Golden, Colo., was the winner in the women’s top division of the Kansas University Campus Circuit on Saturday. Heavy rain fell before the women’s race, causing Hottman to crash twice. Women’s champ to race with men today
July 4, 2010 in print edition on 1A
During today’s Tour of Lawrence downtown cycling race, Megan Hottman has every intention of winning the top women’s division.
10:00 a.m.
Friends Kiara Session, 12, Cierra Hollins, 11, and Tasheana Dixon, 11, spend time together during Boys and Girls Club activities at Cordley School Wednesday, June 25, 2008. The club is going to rent the former East Heights School building. Boys and Girls Club leasing former school building
July 4, 2010 in print edition on 1B
It won’t be long until Janet Murphy and her staff will begin to serve 300 elementary students in the former East Heights School, 1430 Haskell Ave.
2:00 p.m.
Isaac March, 13, puts items he found into a trash sack Wednesday near Clinton Lake. A group of teens picked up trash along the spillway just below the dam at the lake. They were part of the Youth Volunteer Corps through the Roger Hill Volunteer Center. Youths spend summer cleaning up community
July 4, 2010 in print edition on 1B
While many students are enjoying the time for a little relaxation this summer, several youths are spending their free time volunteering.
6:00 p.m.
Enzo Norton-Mitchell, 6, of Lawrence, showed off his patriotic colors Sunday July 4, 2010 during the kids races in downtown Lawrence. Sunday was the final day of the Tour of Lawrence Bike. Lawrence youths tackle Tour’s kids races
July 4, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Some came dressed up to the Tour of Lawrence kids bike races, such as Ben Slimmer, 10, who donned sunglasses and sideburns as part of his Elvis look.

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Reasonable rise
Some property tax increase may be justified for local schools, but an additional 5 or 6 mills is too much.
July 4, 2010 in print edition on B6
If school district officials were just trying to scare local taxpayers with a preliminary proposal to increase the district’s property tax levy by 5 to 6 mills, they accomplished their goal.