Archive for Tuesday, July 20, 2010

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Polls
Should the Oread hotel's neighborhood tailgating proposal be allowed on Kansas University football game days?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
54%
Yes
 
42%
Not sure
 
3%
Total 1065
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
David Wetrich, foreground right, a sixth-grader at New York School, rehearses “Jingle Bells” with the school band Monday. Standing at back is band instructor Paul Morgenroth. Gov. Mark Parkinson cut public schools on Monday by $36 million, in addition to not funding the $156 million needed to compensate for increased school costs. Since last year, base state aid has been cut from $4,433 per pupil to $4,012 per pupil. “Some districts will be forced to lay off teachers and close schools,” Parkinson said. School funding cuts ignore law
July 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The school finance crisis in Kansas continues with no end in sight, and attempts to fix it have been temporary at best.
6:00 a.m.
Para educator Marilyn Bailey, back, helps Chandlar Adolph move through various yoga poses during an outing of the Free State Summer Autism Program at Dance Hues dance studio on Wednesday, July 14, 2010. A Kansas University professor has contributed to research that could lead to technology that could screen for autism-related disorders. Autism research may be used as screen
July 20, 2010 in print edition on 5A
A Kansas University professor has contributed to research that could lead to technology that could screen for autism-related disorders.
10:00 a.m.
Newly chosen Douglas County Commissioner Mike Gaughan, left, shakes hands with outgoing commissioner Charles Jones during a reception at the Douglas County Courthouse in this 2009 photo. Douglas County commissioners signed off on a 9.12 percent increase on property tax for next year, lower than the projected 15.9 percent. County commissioners ready to raise taxes
July 20, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Douglas County commissioners are resigned to increasing taxes on county residents and businesses for the coming year.
2:00 p.m.
Traffic flows past the corner of 23rd Street and Ousdahl Road. Lawrence Chamber of Commerce debating sales tax signs for businesses in special districts
4:16 p.m., July 19, 2010 Updated 5:02 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The leader of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce said Monday that his group is working to develop a sign for retailers to post that tells consumers how much sales tax is charged inside businesses within a special taxing district.
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. The Oread provides revised plan to city for KU football tailgating events
July 19, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Revised plans for a series of tailgating events around The Oread hotel are coming back to Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday.

All stories

Darnell Jackson could be traded
Source: Deal in works to send ex-KU forward to Kings
July 20, 2010 in print edition on B2
Former Kansas University power forward Darnell Jackson may have found a home with the Sacramento Kings.
Schleck livid after losing Tour lead
July 20, 2010 in print edition on B2
The gloves have come off at the Tour de France.
People in the news
July 20, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for July 20, 2010.
Where to start at Comic-Con International 2010?
A primer for this year’s Cannes for capes
July 20, 2010 in print edition on C2
“Fan participation” takes on a different meaning at Comic-Con.