Archive for Thursday, June 24, 2010

Also from June 24

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
2010 NBA Draft The day in photos, June 24, 2010
Polls
Are you surprised that Sherron Collins did not get drafted?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
65%
No
 
32%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 2663
Which is the better fit?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich to the Oklahoma City Thunder
 
90%
Xavier Henry to the Memphis Grizzlies
 
7%
Undecided
 
2%
Total 142
Should tuition increases at public universities be capped at the rate of inflation?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
75%
No
 
19%
Not sure
 
4%
Total 526
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Cold Trailers, a Lawrence gang of mo-ped riders include, from left, Mike Biery, Daryl Armstrong, Kenden Christienson, Dylan Medina, Ashley Siebert and Dustin Medina. Biery explained that one of the draws to riding a mo-ped compared with a motorcycle, is that, with a top speed of 30 mph, the mo-ped rider gets to experience more because the drive is much slower. Mo-ped gang revels in its cause
June 23, 2010 in print edition on 3A
More than 40 years after the mo-ped became a popular mode of transportation in the United States, a resurgence in riders is taking the area by storm.
6:00 a.m.
World Cup watchers Ron Zahorik, painted face, Lawrence, jumps up and down with friend and Lawrence resident Jonathan Roper as the Red Lyon Tavern erupts following U.S. player Landon Donovan's goal in the ninety-second minute against Algeria, Wednesday, June 23, 2010. Donovan's goal helped to advance the U.S. to the next round. Fans celebrate U.S. soccer victory
June 24, 2010 in print edition on 3A
It was a Wednesday morning of close calls for Joe Nasternak and other Lawrence fans who turned out to watch the U.S. national team in their must-win World Cup match against Algeria.
10:00 a.m.
Luther Fuller, 10, has qualified to represent Kansas in the National Braille Challenge in Los Angeles. One of the devices he uses is a electronic Braille note taker. Lawrence 10-year-old headed to prestigious contest
June 24, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Luther Fuller’s fingers bang out letters as the 10-year-old runs them over the six different keys on his Perkins Brailler.
2:00 p.m.
In a sign of the city's fiscal woes, City Manager David Corliss turned down a raise in his salary as part of his annual evaluation in October 2006. Corliss is pictured in his office at that time. The current fiscal status isn't any better. Investigation ongoing into whether Lawrence city manager made racially charged comment
June 23, 2010 in print edition on 1A
An inquiry is underway to determine if Lawrence City Manager David Corliss made a racially insensitive remark during a recent staff meeting, Mayor Mike Amyx confirmed Wednesday.
6:00 p.m.
'Hawks in the NBA
Live from Madison Square Garden: Aldrich taken 11th, Henry 12th
Posted June 24, 2010
10:16 p.m. update: By Jesse Newell Which player is a better fit with their new team, Cole Aldrich with Oklahoma City or Xavier Henry with ...
7:43 p.m.
'Hawks in the NBA
Live from Madison Square Garden: Aldrich taken 11th, Henry 12th
Posted June 24, 2010
10:16 p.m. update: By Jesse Newell Which player is a better fit with their new team, Cole Aldrich with Oklahoma City or Xavier Henry with ...

All stories

Cole Aldrich taken by New Orleans Hornets with the 11th pick
ESPN’s Chad Ford reports Aldrich will be traded to Oklahoma City
07:41 p.m., June 24, 2010 Updated 09:15 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich was taken by the New Orleans Hornets with the 11th pick in Thursday’s 2010 NBA Draft.
Our town sports
June 24, 2010 in print edition on B2
Our town sports for the week of June 24, 2010.
Arts effort
Cooperation between local business and arts groups — with a financial shot in the arm from city government — may help establish a new drawing card for downtown Lawrence.
June 24, 2010 in print edition on A7
Downtown Lawrence has made various attempts over the years to highlight the arts and capitalize on the additional traffic they could bring to the area. With the exception of a few signature events, like Art in the Park, the efforts have had limited success.
Donovan lifts U.S. into second round
June 24, 2010 in print edition on B1
Over and over, everything seemed to go against them.
Historic 10-hour Wimbledon match still not over
Darkness suspends longest battle (59-59) in tennis history
June 24, 2010 in print edition on B2
Even the scoreboard couldn’t keep up.