Archive for Tuesday, June 8, 2010

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12:00 a.m.
Lawrence resident Jeffrey Ward gives smooches to his Gordon setter, Sable, as they take a break from play in the shade.
Fido’s first aid: A 101 on warm-weather dangers to your pet
June 7, 2010
A ball flies through the air. Fido runs through the grass after it. Fido grabs the ball, whips around and falls. He’s torn his CCL — the dog equivalent of an ACL tear in a human.
6:00 a.m.
KU Athletic Director Lew Perkins speaks during a press conference after a report detailing improprieties in its ticket office. The Journal-World has learned that Perkins was absent from some of last week's Big 12 meetings because he was testifying in Topeka before a federal grand jury about the scandal. Grand jury kept Perkins from Big 12 meetings
June 8, 2010 in print edition on 1A
The Journal-World has learned that Kansas University Athletic Director Lew Perkins missed a portion of last week’s Big 12 meetings because he was testifying in Topeka before a federal grand jury regarding the university’s ticket scandal.
10:00 a.m.
City Commissioners set to consider making changes to Lawrence’s smoking ban in light of new state law
June 7, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Come July 1 there will be a new set of smoking rules in Lawrence, including some that make it tougher to smoke outside.
2:00 p.m.
The Lawrence Board of Education discussed their study of budgets ideas for the school district Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2010. Superintendent Dr. Rick Doll, left,  spoke during the study session meeting. Lawrence Public Schools announce an additional $500,000 in administrative cuts
2:33 p.m., June 7, 2010 Updated 5:58 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school district leaders have eliminated the equivalent of 11.5 full-time administrative support staff positions — through attrition and six layoffs — at district headquarters as part of $4.6 million in cuts for next school year.
6:00 p.m.
Photo of 10th and Massachusetts streets circa 1907. Pre-Occupied: Replay Lounge
June 8, 2010 in print edition on 6A
Have you ever been in one of those arguments where you’re trying to figure out what a certain Lawrence business used to be?

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Selby out 4 to 6 weeks with broken little finger in left hand
Freshman guard greets media with hand in a cast
04:40 p.m., June 8, 2010 Updated 07:25 p.m. in print edition on A1
On Tuesday KU freshman Josh Selby met with the media for the first time since arriving in Lawrence.
Fatal distraction
Sending text messages is one serious driving distraction, but it’s not the only one.
June 8, 2010 in print edition on A7
Last Friday a woman and two young children were killed when the SUV they were in crashed into the back of a dump truck that was stopped to make a turn on a highway in Coffey County.