Archive for Thursday, June 17, 2010

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12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Lawrence police officers and Douglas County sheriff deputies detain a suspect in a stabbing incident along the bike path near Clinton Lake. William E. Nichols was arrested after a 15-minute manhunt in the area between the YSI softball fields and the Clinton Lake Dam Wednesday, June 16, 2010. Law enforcement officials detain suspect in stabbing along bike path in west Lawrence
3:32 p.m., June 16, 2010 Updated 8:06 a.m. in print edition on 4A
Lawrence police officers and Douglas County sheriff’s deputies have detained a suspect in a stabbing along the bike path near Clinton Lake.
10:00 a.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.

Amanda Vail, a second-grade teacher at Prairie Park school, quizzes her students on toads and frogs in class on Thursday. Vail, who is completing her third year in the district, isn’t sure where, or whether, she’ll be teaching in the district next year because of budget cuts. School board proposes freezing teacher pay for 2010-2011
June 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence school board negotiators Wednesday made a first offer that would freeze teacher pay for next school year.
6:00 p.m.
People dance and cheer before the World Cup soccer match between Brazil and North Korea at Copacabana beach in Rio de Janeiro. Songs of soccer: World Cup anthems battle to rally fans’ support and team’s focus
June 17, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Never mind who wins on the field. There’s another, more melodic, World Cup battle afoot — on the music charts, in the stands and blaring from radios and mobile phones around the world.

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Our town sports
June 17, 2010 in print edition on B3
Local sports news for June 17, 2010.
People in the news
June 17, 2010 in print edition on B6
People in the news for June 17, 2010.
A new tradition
A Fourth of July celebration organized by local businesses should be even better the second time around.
June 17, 2010 in print edition on A7
Two years doesn’t exactly make it a tradition, but it’s great to see the Lawrence Originals again teaming up with the Lawrence Jaycees to help Lawrence celebrate the Fourth of July.