Archive for Saturday, June 12, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Carlin Francis, who graduated Lawrence High School in January, is this year’s ArtStar scholarship winner. ArtStar trek: Carlin Francis boldly embarks on mixed-media career
June 11, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Carlin Francis can barely contain her enthusiasm.
6:00 a.m.
Cancer survivors gather at the south end of the Free State High School track in preparation for the “Survivor Lap” at the Relay For Life event on Friday. The survivors take the first lap around the track to kick off the all-night relay. Relay for Life a shining moment
June 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
One by one, the lights grew brighter, as each flame was lit on the luminarias honoring those who’ve survived the fight with cancer and remembering those who’ve lost the battle.
10:00 a.m.
The former Farmland Industries site on the east edge of Lawrence has been vacant for several years. The city must decide whether to pursue ownership of the property or turn it over to private development interests. Former Farmland Industries property likely to be in city’s possession within the next 90 days
June 11, 2010 in print edition on 1A
After years of haggling, the former Farmland Industries property likely will be under city ownership within the next 90 days.
2:00 p.m.
Riders with Biking Across Kansas pull into Eudora Middle School, where tents were set up Friday as the community threw a party for them. After almost 500 miles across the state, riders will finish today in Leavenworth at the Missouri River. Cyclists rest in Eudora during eight-day ride across Kansas
June 12, 2010 in print edition on 1B
More than 800 cyclists pedaled into Eudora on Friday night to enjoy one last rest before their 492-mile ride concludes.
6:00 p.m.
The Kansas Jayhawks dance with their sixth-consecutive Big 12 Conference title trophy after their 81-68 win over Oklahoma, Monday, Feb. 22, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. From left are Travis Releford, Sherron Collins, Cole Aldrich and Jeff Withey. What does it mean for KU?
June 12, 2010 in print edition on 1A
All this talk of conference realignment often spurs concerns about Kansas University athletes missing more class time because of increased travel demands, or coaches struggling to recruit athletes without the help of a strong Big 12, or even fans missing out on familiar trips to schools that have become woven into the fabric of KU’s athletics history.

All stories

Boycotting Big Oil? Be prepared to give up your lifestyle
Petroleum products found in everything from air conditioners to deodorant to milkshakes
June 12, 2010 in print edition on D8
Has the oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico got you so mad you’re ready to quit Big Oil?
Experts: Oil-covered birds in Kansas not from Gulf
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B8
The great blue heron is no longer blue.
Club news
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B5
Club news for June 12, 2010.
Scouting news
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B5
Scouting news for June 12, 2010.
Military news
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B5
Military news for June 12, 2010.
People in the news
June 12, 2010 in print edition on C7
People in the news for June 12, 2010.
Around and about
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B5
News from around and about for June 12, 2010.
Exhibit captures changing face of Senate
Photographs highlight growing influence of women
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B4
It’s all in the timing.
4-H and FCE news
June 12, 2010 in print edition on B5
4-H and FCE news for June 12, 2010.