Archive for Monday, July 5, 2010

Also from July 5

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, July 5, 2010
Polls
Will Sherron Collins make the Charlotte Bobcats' NBA roster?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
64%
No
 
28%
Undecided
 
6%
Total 1196
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
The Jaycees fireworks display went on as scheduled Sunday, a few hours after thunderstorms rolled across the city. The rain dispersed crowds attending the Lawrence Originals festival in Watson Park, but several dozen people returned to watch the 45-minute show. Colorful bursts fill the skies after mostly gray, and briefly stormy, day
July 5, 2010 in print edition on 1A
What began as a cloudy day in Watson Park eventually turned into a rain-soaked Fourth of July, dampening but not drowning the spirits of hundreds of people gathered in downtown Lawrence for the Lawrence Originals Food Festival and Fireworks.
10:00 a.m.
Carrie Cash Wootten throws her arms up in victory as she barely edges her opponent, Megan Hottman of Golden, Colo. at the finish line in the Tour of Lawrence women’s pro event. Cash Wootten, a St. Louis native, won the race on Sunday in downtown Lawrence. Fantastic finish: St. Louis sprinter wins spirited race
July 5, 2010 in print edition on 1B
After two days of racing and two distinctly different races, Sunday’s women’s pro event at the second annual Tour of Lawrence came down to a sprint between the Friday and Saturday winners.
2:00 p.m.
Red Cross Worker Kim High helps a victim of the  Boardwalk Apartments fire in this October 2005 file photo. The Douglas County  Red Cross relies on  Disaster Action Teams, made up of trained volunteers, to offer financial and material help to victims of local disasters.  Red Cross disaster teams offer guidance, comfort
July 5, 2010 in print edition on 3A
When a fire last week at an apartment complex in the 1000 block of 24th Street left about a dozen people temporarily homeless, the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross was there making sure everyone had a place to stay, food to eat, and clothing.

All stories

Interchange intervention
Efforts to clear the path for a new Berry Plastics warehouse need to be ramped up.
July 5, 2010 in print edition on A7
The future of about 1,000 Lawrence jobs should be heavy on the minds of community leaders these days.
Marriages
July 5, 2010 in print edition on A4
Marriage licenses issued.