Archive for Sunday, June 20, 2010

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The day in photos, June 20, 2010
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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Sisters Ada Hyde, 6, left, and Iris Hyde, 9, collaborate each weekend as “business” partners operating a stand on the sidewalk in front of their home in the Cordley neighborhood. Plenty of items are up for sale, including original artwork by the girls, handbags made from duct tape, vegetables and herbs from the family garden. Junior startups: Child entrepreneurs find new ways to raise cash
June 19, 2010 in print edition on 1D
It’s summer. And for enterprising local kids, that means it’s time to make money.
6:00 a.m.
Bill Mayhew stays busy with his granddaughters Grace Mayhew, 7, left, and Allison, 4, while their grandma is in the other room tending to the girls’ 1-year-old sister. “When you have grandkids, you just have the opportunity to sit and watch them. That is really amazing,” Mayhew said. Grandfathers able to have their cake and eat it, too
June 20, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It is funny how time changes the questions a son will ask a father.
10:00 a.m.
Turner Gill greets daughters Jordan, center, and Margaux, right, after Gill was introduced as KU’s football coach during a news conference on Dec. 14, 2009. Dear old dad: Gill’s girls reflect on growing up with famous father
June 20, 2010 in print edition on 1C
For two people who know him perhaps better than anyone else, the memories of Turner Gill have very little to do with football, especially on Father’s Day.
2:00 p.m.
Provost Jeffrey Vitter has been the leader of Kansas University's cutback evaluation process, which he acknowledged on Monday will include some cutbacks in personnel. Incoming provost starts crafting strategic plan for KU
June 20, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University’s incoming provost hopes to bring about changes at KU that will better prepare students for a constantly evolving world.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence residents Carolyn Beasley, right, and Ursula Stammler laugh as they talk shop with homeowner Bobbi Strayer about her garden Saturday during a stop on the Tour Des Fleurs in the Briarwood subdivision. Strayer was one of several Lawrence residents to open her home to the viewing public for the tour. Tour Des Fleurs inspires area gardeners
June 20, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Spend just a few minutes with Bobbi Strayer in her backyard garden in northwest Lawrence, and her enthusiasm for flowers becomes as crystal clear as the saltwater pool that’s surrounded by the hundreds of plants she loves.

All stories

Still no guarantees Big 12 will last
June 20, 2010 in print edition on C2
The Big 12 gained a reprieve this week.
Pixar, known for originality, turns to sequels
Follow-ups to ‘Cars,’ ‘Monsters, Inc.’ next two films for animation studio
June 20, 2010 in print edition on D5
Pixar Animation Studios, the pioneering digital studio that long prided itself on creating novel stories and characters, is now treading a well-worn Hollywood path. Three of the company’s next four releases are sequels.
City commission agenda for June 22, 2010
Comments on budget welcomed
June 20, 2010 in print edition on B4
The city commission agenda for June 22, 2010.
Grandfathers able to have their cake and eat it, too
Grandpas gain new perspective by caring for their grandchildren
June 20, 2010 in print edition on A1
It is funny how time changes the questions a son will ask a father.
Census silliness
The state census that demands a special recount of Kansas college and university students isn’t worth the time and money.
June 20, 2010 in print edition on B6
The state of Kansas is spending about $650,000 this year to statistically send college students home.