Archive for Friday, June 4, 2010

Also from June 4

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, June 4, 2010
Do you think America's "can-do" spirit is faltering?

Poll results

Response Percent
Not sure
Total 1340
Should there by consequences for a city commissioner who is behind on his taxes?

Poll results

Response Percent
I don’t know.
Total 828

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Photos from past Harveyville Proms. Prom A Go Go: Adults-only prom turns sleepy Harveyville, Kan., into surreal Conga-town, USA
June 3, 2010 in print edition on 1C
When the opportunity arose to go to something called the Harveyville Prom, I had two questions: 1. “Where do I sign up?” and 2. “What in the name of Sadie Hawkins is the Harveyville Prom?”
6:00 a.m.
Rudolph Neugebauer III was injured in what he calls a hate crime against him because he is gay. He said he was attacked 
in the 600 block of Massachusetts Street early Friday morning after a group of strangers had offered him a ride. Lawrence man says he’s victim of a hate crime after assault on Mass. Street last Friday
June 3, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Longtime Lawrence resident Rudolph Neugebauer III sits down at a tattered grand piano he’s attempting to restore. The 27-year-old Washburn senior has had to take a break from finishing his restoration project, and when he looks up from the keyboard, it’s easy to see why. His eye is purple and swollen shut.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins participates in a public interview regarding his career in sports administration Tuesday at the Dole Institute. Regent: KU must rebuild support
June 4, 2010 in print edition on 1A
No matter what comes of federal investigations or personnel changes or anything else relating to the tickets and blackmail issues swirling around Kansas Athletics Inc., both Athletics Director Lew Perkins and Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little will have some work to do repairing the damage left behind, the chairwoman of the Kansas Board of Regents says.
2:00 p.m.
Terri Schwager, with the business Anthony’s Beehive, prepares to shake a swarm of bees into a box Thursday. The bees had gathered in a tree in the front yard of Lawrence resident Joyce Barrett. Schwager was there to remove and relocate the swarm to a safe place. Beehive makes unexpected appearance in Lawrence front yard
June 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
At first, Lawrence resident Joyce Barrett noticed only a group of neighbor children gathered around a tree in her front yard.
6:00 p.m.
Game or sport? Golf gets put to the test
June 4, 2010 in print edition on 1C
With the PGA tour in full swing, it’s time to address those supporters who believe golf should be considered a sport. Some not only argue it’s a sport, but they believe it’s the greatest sport. It’s not — it’s a game …

All stories

Amateur astronomer spots Jupiter strike
June 4, 2010 in print edition on A2
Jupiter has gotten whacked again.
Rec calendar
June 4, 2010 in print edition on B2
Rec calendar for the week of June 4, 2010.
‘Banks’ allow time, not cash, purchases
June 4, 2010 in print edition on B7
No money? No problem! Pay with time, instead.
Numbers show U.S.-Mexico border isn’t so dangerous
June 4, 2010 in print edition on C9
It’s one of the safest parts of America, and it’s getting safer.
Code enforcement
It’s good that city officials try to work out code compliance rather than rushing to court, but some limits to those efforts may be in order.
June 4, 2010 in print edition on A7
In hindsight, it seems city officials may not have been strict enough with a local company that was operating without the water and sewer systems required in the city code.