Archive for Wednesday, June 16, 2010

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Births
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June 16 severe thunderstorm and flooding Bill Self camp alumni scrimmage Lew Perkins press conference, June 16, 2010 The day in photos, June 16, 2010
Podcasts
Polls
Do you think $20 billion is enough financial compensation from BP?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
78%
Yes
 
21%
Total 691
Should the Big 12 change its name?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
50%
No
 
43%
Undecided
 
6%
Total 564
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
How to teach modern manners for kids: Mobile devices are added to the list of usual table manners
June 15, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Teaching your child to use the right fork or fold his or her napkin properly may seem like a nice afterthought in today’s world, but modern etiquette experts say proper social graces can affect your child’s future.
6:00 a.m.
This aerial view looks northwest over the former Farmland Industries Inc. fertilizer plant and its surrounding 467 acres. In the foreground is Kansas Highway 10, the extension of 23rd Street east of Lawrence. City votes to acquire Farmland site
June 16, 2010 in print edition on 3A
They’ve taken the plunge. After more than five years of discussion, Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday agreed to sign the necessary documents for ownership of the 467-acre Farmland Industries property to be transferred to the city so that it can be converted into an industrial park.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets. Job cuts an issue at city budget talks
June 16, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Optimism and pessimism battled at Lawrence City Hall on Tuesday, as city commissioners did their most detailed work yet on what’s expected to be a tight 2011 budget.
12:15 p.m.
Lew Perkins speaks at a press conference Wednesday, June 16, 2010 at Allen Fieldhouse. Perkins: KU, Big 12 happy with 10 schools
11:21 a.m., June 16, 2010 Updated 6:53 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Just as he insisted before the realignment mess exploded, Kansas University Athletics Director Lew Perkins still believes that the Big 12 Conference is the best place for KU.
2:00 p.m.
Jeff Morrow, owner of Solar Heat Exchange Manufacturing, works on installing solar panels Tuesday outside the Douglas County Jail. The panels will be used to heat water at the jail. New solar panels to heat water at Douglas County Jail
June 15, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Inmates soon will be washing their hands, cleaning their dishes and cleansing their bodies using water warmed by a new set of solar panels at the Douglas County Jail.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence farmer Jill Elmers looks out over her farm as she pulls back the covering from a row of spinach at the beginning of the season. Elmers is splitting her time on the farm with a job at an acoustical consulting firm. Harvest moon: Moon on the Meadow farm started as a sabbatical and became a full-time passion
June 16, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Picture rows of crisp greens, tomato plants waving in their cages and a sturdy house with the kind of porch that makes one’s blood pressure drop instantly. That’s Moon on the Meadow Farm in a nutshell.
7:18 p.m.
Lawrence resident Lucas Johnson crosses through high water as stalled cars cluster on 19th Street between Naismith Drive and Ousdahl Road during flooding June 16, 2010. Heavy rains cause flooding, power outages across Douglas County
4:19 p.m., June 16, 2010 Updated 1:05 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Flash flooding, which began around 5 p.m. Wednesday, was followed by power outages, fires, and sewer backups, while drivers trapped in their cars awaited rescue.

All stories

Perkins: KU, Big 12 happy with 10 schools
Perkins says staying together is the best thing for KU and the rest of the Big 12
11:21 a.m., June 16, 2010 Updated 06:53 p.m. in print edition on A1
Just as he insisted before the realignment mess exploded, Kansas University Athletics Director Lew Perkins still believes that the Big 12 Conference is the best place for KU.
More people 50 and over abuse drugs
June 16, 2010 in print edition on A2
America’s drug abusers are going gray.
Royals crush Houston, 15-7
June 16, 2010 in print edition on B5
There was catcher’s interference and batter’s interference.