Archive for Tuesday, June 1, 2010

Also from June 1

On the street
Photo galleries
Friends and Neighbors, June 2010 The day in photos, June 1, 2010
Are you in favor of KU switching the Jayhawks' home football game against Kansas State from a Saturday to a Thursday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 2173
Have you ever tested your home for lead-based paint?

Poll results

Response Percent
My home was built after lead-based paint use was banned.
Total 482

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
From left are Noble Lathrom, 56, U.S. Army; Tiffany Huggard-Lee, 25, Air Force, and her mobility dog; and Eric McClaflin, 26, U.S. Army. All are members of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Alford-Clarke Post 852 in Lawrence. Chapter seeks to raise profile with younger vets
May 31, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Johnathan Duncan remembers returning in July 2007 from his 16-month tour in Iraq with the Army National Guard.
6:00 a.m.
Eudora residents, from left, Simeon Chrislip, 5, Joel Jubber, 3, and Caleb Chrislip, 5, touch the grave of their great-grandfather in Memorial Park Cemetery as Diane Chrislip talks about his legacy on Memorial Day. Two Lawrence ceremonies honor Memorial Day veterans
May 31, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It was a morning of remembrance and mourning, but also celebration, at two local cemeteries to commemorate Memorial Day on Monday.
10:00 a.m.
The view of the north side of the Statehouse. Will vote for tax increase help, hurt?
June 1, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In the early morning hours of May 11, state Rep. Tony Brown, D-Baldwin City, pressed the green button on his desk, voting for an increase in the state sales tax.
2:00 p.m.
Mike Horvath, Lawrence, repaints a porch swing last week at a home in east Lawrence. New laws set strict standards for work done to a homes built before 1978 because of the likely presence of lead-based paint. Lead-based paint’s health threat prompts strict new regulations
June 1, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Lead exposure can cause serious health problems, which is why not just anyone can work on your home if it was built before 1978.
6:00 p.m.
The front porch of the home of Wint and Mary Winter.
Great spaces: Lawrence residents create unique outdoor living rooms
May 31, 2010
After a long, dark and wet winter, Lawrence residents are eagerly reclaiming their place in the sun — or shade, as the case may be — by enjoying restful retreats in their own backyards.

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Noteworthy session
The budgetary and political odds were against them, but the Kansas governor and state legislators nonetheless produced a notable body of work this year.
June 1, 2010 in print edition on A7
When you stop and think about it, the Kansas Legislature’s 2010 session was pretty incredible.