Archive for Sunday, June 6, 2010

Also from June 6

Births
Blog entries
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, June 6, 2010 Battle of Black Jack Re-enactment
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A garden variety: Group of Lawrence gardeners organizes tour with hopes of spreading their pursuit
June 5, 2010 in print edition on 1D
As the screws turned on the U.S. economy a couple years ago and people everywhere were fearing the worst, Amber Lehrman and Jessi Asmussen had their minds on food.
6:00 a.m.
Members of the Pro-Slavers from Missouri fire their guns Saturday during a re-enactment on the actual site of the Battle of Black Jack near Baldwin City in celebration of the battle’s 154th anniversary. Black Jack played out: Battle re-enacted for first time on 154th anniversary
June 6, 2010 in print edition on 1A
In a patch of prairie just off the Santa Fe Trail, a border ruffian from Missouri spotted John Brown and his men hiding in a patch of trees just across the clearing. He aimed his rifle and fired.
10:00 a.m.
Vietnam veteran Duane Wagner of Arizona unloads his bike Saturday after checking in with race officials. Wagner will be competing in the bike portion for team Operation Rebound in the Kansas Ironman event at Clinton Lake. Injured veterans get a chance at Ironman competition through Operation Rebound
June 6, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Duane Wagner isn’t competing in the K-Swiss Ironman 70.3 Kansas to win.
2:00 p.m.
Carol and Dale Huffman have a special bicycle with a wheelchair attached to the front for their daughter Becky, who has cerebral palsy. The family is preparing for a trip to Lima, Peru, to help at a school that serves about 700 people with disabilities. Family prepares for Peru trip to assist people with disabilities
June 6, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Becky Huffman has a mission. The 25-year-old Lawrence woman is preparing to embark on a trip to Lima, Peru, to help at a school that serves about 700 people with disabilities.
6:00 p.m.
Ben Shinogle, right, slices brisket as his brother, Charlie, assists him. Ben, who is 15, competed in Saturday’s McLouth BBQ Blowout. The event was at Prairie Park in McLouth. Barbecue judges have ‘best job you can get’
June 6, 2010 in print edition on 2B
Ben Shinogle asked for a Weber Bullet smoker for a gift at the age of 10. Now 15, the Platte County, Mo., resident is entering area barbecue contests. Saturday, he was in Jefferson County for the McLouth BBQ Blowout.

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KU adds pair of basketball walk-ons in Wesley, Roberts
Brother of former KU player Keith Langford, son of former KU assistant Norm Roberts join program
June 6, 2010 in print edition on B1
KU has added a pair of men’s basketball walk-ons, Bill Self confirmed Sunday at his basketball camp for youths.
Absent leaders
Key Kansas University leaders were noticeably absent from last week’s Big 12 spring meetings in Kansas City.
June 6, 2010 in print edition on B6
It’s unfortunate that Kansas University was without its top guns in the Big 12’s spring meetings in Kansas City.
Long-term jobless face harsh odds
June 6, 2010 in print edition on A3
If you lose your job these days, it’s worth scrambling to find a new one — fast.
Students learning to stand and deliver
June 6, 2010 in print edition on E8
In a handful of classrooms nationwide, students are learning to think on their feet.
Branding irony
It’s hard to imagine anything doing more to dilute Kansas University’s “brand” than the current athletics department controversy.
June 6, 2010 in print edition on B6
Maybe Kansas Athletics should file a lawsuit against itself.