Archive for Monday, June 21, 2010

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The day in photos, June 21, 2010
How many Jayhawks do you think will be taken during the lottery (first 14 picks) of Thursday's NBA Draft?

Poll results

Response Percent
2 (Aldrich and Henry)
1 (Cole Aldrich)
1 (Xavier Henry)
Total 904
Would you report your neighbor to the city for not mowing his or her lawn?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1520
What is your favorite season?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 1168

Lead stories

12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
More daylight means more time for swimming lessons for Claudine Wroten.  Recently, she was working with 18-month old Jack Hazlett in her backyard pool. The longest day: Residents make the most of solstice sunshine
June 21, 2010 in print edition on 1A
OK, sun. You’ve got 14 hours, 54 minutes and 45 seconds to do your business before breaking for the night.
10:00 a.m.
Abby Ilardi, 13, center, sings a song during dress rehearsals Wednesday of the musical “Honk.”The play is being performed as part of the Lawrence Arts Center’s Summer Youth Theatre program. Ilardi was outfitted with a new wireless microphone that the arts center purchased because of a Federal Communications Commission ban on its older equipment. New FCC ban forces venues to update mics
June 21, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Several churches and theaters are beginning to feel the burden of a ban issued by the Federal Communications Commission.
2:00 p.m.
New group study areas and tutoring spaces are shown on the Anschutz Library’s fourth floor, along with new furniture and computer work spaces. Plans aim to build on Anschutz’s student services
June 21, 2010 in print edition on 3A
A $5.5 million plan to renovate two floors of Kansas University’s Anschutz Library would add new furniture and computer equipment, group study and tutoring areas, and a new 50-person classroom space.
6:00 p.m.
North Lawrence residents Tom Mersmann and Robin Gingerich have taken a few steps to make their home more energy-efficient, which they say has cut their bills by 25 percent.
Easy green: Fast summer projects will make your home more energy-efficient — and save you money, too
June 21, 2010
What you do to your abode this summer might make it so green that it pays off for dozens of summers to come.

All stories

’Toy Story 3’ opens play at No. 1
June 21, 2010 in print edition on A9
Movie fans have not outgrown the “Toy Story 3” gang.
Americans taking frustrations out on census workers
June 21, 2010 in print edition on A2
This is the scary season for the nation’s census takers.