Archive for Wednesday, July 7, 2010

Also from July 7

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, July 7, 2010
Polls
Who won this week's Moran-Tiahrt U.S. Senate debate?

Poll results

Response Percent
I didn’t watch the debate
 
56%
Moran
 
27%
Tiahrt
 
14%
Not sure
 
1%
Total 569
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A screenshot of a map on the Oread's application shows the streets the hotel would like to close on football game days for block parties. Oread hotel looking to close streets for football block parties
July 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The owners of a new restaurant and bar complex near the Kansas University campus are looking to kick off a round of block parties during KU football game days this coming season. They just need the city’s permission to use the public’s property.
6:00 a.m.
A proposed expansion to the Lawrence Public library includes a renovated entrance on Vermont Street, shown in this artist’s rendering. Library project goes to voters
July 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Now available on the new-arrivals shelf of the Lawrence Public Library: An election.
10:00 a.m.
Antonio and Melissa Pam of Lawrence got married last November after dating for three years. Interracial couples find differences foster communication, respect
July 6, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Melissa Pam remembers her first meeting with the in-laws. As she walked through a black neighborhood in Mississippi, kids would yell, “Hey, white girl!” while others would just stare. Today, Melissa is used to being the only white woman at in-law events, and her husband, Antonio, is used to being the only black man.
2:00 p.m.
KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little KU’s Chancellor collecting second-largest payout from North Carolina state pension fund
July 6, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In addition to her Kansas University salary, Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little receives $209,337 annually from a North Carolina pension plan.
6:00 p.m.
A screenshot of a map on the Oread's application shows the streets the hotel would like to close on football game days for block parties. Oread street closure plan deferred
July 7, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Don’t plan on an Oread street party just yet.

All stories

Price of stamps going up again
July 7, 2010 in print edition on B7
Buy those Forever stamps now. The cost of mailing a letter is going up again.
Crime online
Local residents deserve the same Internet access to crime reports that’s available in other communities.
July 7, 2010 in print edition on A7
The Lawrence Police Department appears to be somewhat behind the times in providing online crime data.