Archive for Sunday, June 27, 2010

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The day in photos, June 27, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jim Borgeson adjusts the headstall around his Tobiano paint quarter horse, Toby, at their ranch in Baldwin City. Borgeson and his wife, Sharon, operate a charity with Toby where money raised through Toby’s stud fees are donated to various Christian causes. Horse cents: Toby the stallion provides unique way to give to charity
June 26, 2010 in print edition on 1D
For those who believe, God manifests meaning in a variety of ways. For Jim and Sharon Borgeson, that meaning was clear the second Sharon locked eyes with an 18-month-old Tobiano stallion at a farm auction in 1996.
6:00 a.m.
This house violated the city's mowing rules. Summer, mowing violations go hand in hand
June 27, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Complaints of unmowed lawns in Lawrence are starting to pick up. And as the complaints increase, so do the number of code violations distributed by the city.
10:00 a.m.
Jerry Fitzgerald, Ozawkie, lights a cigarette from a stool at the Perry Bar and Grill Monday, June 21, 2010. As of July 1, patrons will no longer be able to smoke in all restaurants and bars, with the exception being state-run casinos, when the statewide smoking ban goes into effect. In addition, smokers who choose to smoke outside must be ten feet from a public doorway when doing so. "I probably won't be at the bars as much," said Fitzgerald in response to a question regarding the challenges that such a law creates for smokers. Going against ‘nature’
June 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Pickups, mini-vans — even a school bus with curtains — park right next to the railroad tracks that run along this small town’s Front Street.
2:00 p.m.
Craig Eddis, risk reduction initiative officer with Douglas County Community Corrections, demonstrates where a SCRAM alcohol monitoring bracelet would be worn by a client. The bracelet is a continuous alcohol monitoring system that can measure and graphically depict any alcohol ingestion. The bracelet is used to manage alcohol offenders and effect long-term 
behavioral change. Leg bracelets succeed in keeping offenders from alcohol, county finds
June 27, 2010 in print edition on 1B
In the year that Douglas County Community Corrections has used court-ordered alcohol detection bracelets, probation officer Craig Eddis has heard about some creative attempts to trick the system.
6:00 p.m.
Century School students play a game of basketball with faculty members at Watson Park in this file photo. Outside for a Better Inside, the organization driving to create the wellness campus in southeast Lawrence, plans to share concepts with members of the Lawrence City Commission and Lawrence school board in coming weeks.
Wellness campus plans draw healthy interest
June 27, 2010 in print edition on 1B
A gymnasium, wellness center, handicap-accessible ballfield and lake surrounded by walking trails are in the works for what one day could become one of the busiest highway interchanges in Lawrence.

All stories

Soccer boom in U.S. just took backseat
June 27, 2010 in print edition on C2
Same opponent, same score, same maddening, agonizing conclusion.
Athletic oversight
Kansas University officials are coming full circle by discussing the addition of outside members to the Kansas Athletics board of directors.
June 27, 2010 in print edition on B6
Adding outside members to the board of directors for Kansas Athletics Inc. would be a good step toward providing the kind of transparency and guidance the athletics department needs to restore confidence following recent controversies.