Archive for Monday, July 26, 2010

Also from July 26

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Fire rips through Lecompton cabinet store
Polls
Should fingerprints made during an arrest be used later by the FBI or immigration officials to determine whether someone is an illegal immigrant?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
86%
No
 
10%
Not sure
 
2%
Total 1096
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Whitney Gudgel coordinates the Buddy Program for the Douglas County AIDS Project. The program pairs local residents living with HIV and AIDS with volunteers who provide help with daily tasks and also friendly companionship. Buddies support AIDS patients
July 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Every day is a routine for Robert. Wake up, make coffee, feed and let the dog out, check the mail — a fairly average routine except for the 25 pills Robert has to remember to take every day. Fatigue also sets in easily, transforming simple tasks into tiring activities. Robert is living with AIDS.
10:00 a.m.
Volunteer workers Jeffrey Clark, left, and Danny Dixon sort through clothes that were dropped off at Penn House, 1035 Pa. Penn House is one of several social service agencies in town that accept used clothing and goods for resale or distribution to low-income residents. From trash to treasure: Agencies make good use of cast-offs left behind by students on the move
July 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In just a week, the Big Move will be upon us. That’s when seemingly half of Lawrence packs their belongings and moves to a new house or apartment.
6:00 p.m.
Brooklyn Sickman, 3, plays a puzzle game with her brother Nicholas Hernandez, 7. Brooklyn was severely injured last fall when an unhinged barn gate fell on her. Her doctors say she is making a remarkable recovery. Getting back to playtime
July 26, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Last September, Brooklyn Sickman, 3, was playing on an unhinged 300-pound barn gate when the gate fell on her head. The impact caused breaks in Brooklyn’s cheekbones, sinus cavity, the right orbit around her eye and the back of her head. For two months, she remained at the hospital. While there, she battled for her life. The accident caused her to lose sight in both eyes, and she had several seizures and was in a coma.

All stories

Fire reported at Lecompton cabinet store
06:57 p.m., July 26, 2010 Updated 09:27 p.m. in print edition on A3
A business in Lecomton caught fire Monday evening.
People in the news
July 26, 2010 in print edition on A9
People in the news for July 26, 2010.
U.S. official: BP CEO on way out
July 26, 2010 in print edition on A2
It looks like Tony Hayward will finally get his life back after all.
‘Hawk,’ Herzog headline Hall class
July 26, 2010 in print edition on B1
“The Hawk” has landed in Cooperstown.