Archive for Sunday, July 25, 2010

Also from July 25

Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Kilimanjaro climb The day in photos, July 25, 2010
Polls
Do you ever donate unwanted household goods to charity?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
94%
No
 
5%
Total 763
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Recent high school graduates Harrison Scheib, from left, Chase McElhaney and Tim Thompson recently traveled to Haiti, where they helped build a school for an orphanage. Recent grads use summer vacation to build school in Haiti
July 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Chase McElhaney wasn’t surprised his good friend Harrison Scheib asked him and friend Tim Thompson to go on a trip for the summer.
6:00 a.m.
Darian Barr, 12, Lawrence, shows her pet teddy bear hamster, Skittles, to the judge Saturday at the 4-H Pet Show. The show was part of the Douglas County Fair, which brought in a small collection of hand pets of different kinds. 4-H hand pets steal show at fairgrounds
July 25, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Nikki-Lee Aguilar, a 14-year-old member of the Clinton Eagles 4-H club, has cats, dogs and cows at her Lecompton home.
10:00 a.m.
Kayse Aschenbrenner, director of animal welfare and cruelty investigation at the Lawrence Humane Society, 1805 E. 19th St.,   plays with a dog that was brought in after it was found abandoned in an apartment with another dog. Both dogs are now ready for adoption. Humane Society steps up for pets
July 25, 2010 in print edition on 1A
As Kayse Aschenbrenner, director of animal welfare at the Lawrence Humane Society, playfully rubs the belly of a husky mix named Sandy, it’s hard to imagine that a few months ago someone abandoned Sandy and another dog, Tony, at an apartment.
2:00 p.m.
Senate race a tangle of attacks
July 25, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In a number of television ads, Jerry Moran and Todd Tiahrt — both conservative U.S. House members by almost every measurement — are trying to depict each other as unqualified to lead because of past votes.
6:00 p.m.
Working the crowd with a Morgan silver dollar in his hand, Richard Anderson, of Baldwin City, helped auctioneer Mark Elston, left, go through a sale of old coins at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. The new rush for silver and gold
July 25, 2010 in print edition on 1A
A boom town this is not.

All stories

Around and about in local business
July 25, 2010 in print edition on E1
News from local businesses for July 25, 2010.
People in the news
July 25, 2010 in print edition on D5
People in the news for July 25, 2010.
City commission agenda for July 27, 2010
Requests to close downtown streets for parties considered
July 25, 2010 in print edition on B8
The Lawrence city commission agenda for the July 27, 2010 meeting.
Say cheese, your majesty: Royals expand online presence with Flickr
July 25, 2010 in print edition on A2
These aren’t your average family snapshots.
The new rush for silver and gold
Buyers staking claims to coins
July 25, 2010 in print edition on A1
A boom town this is not.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Wonders’
July 25, 2010 in print edition on D3
Wonders are like dreams it is one place to escape.
Love and loss explored in compelling ‘Red Hook Road’
July 25, 2010 in print edition on D3
Ayelet Waldman’s new novel grabs the reader right away.