Archive for Friday, September 3, 2010

Also from September 3

Births
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, September 3, 2010 Free State soccer vs. Bonner Springs Downtown KU football pep rally
Polls
Do you regularly attend the Fall Arts and Crafts Festival?

Poll results

Response Percent
No, never.
 
55%
Yes, always.
 
18%
Yes, but not this year.
 
12%
Not before, but I’ll try it this year.
 
12%
Total 286
Should high school schedules be changed so students can sleep in?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
70%
Yes
 
28%
I don’t know
 
1%
Total 1231
Have you ever participated in a triathlon?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
75%
Yes
 
15%
I’ve volunteered, but never run.
 
8%
Total 255
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Muriel Cook, left, and missionary Julie Pash have teamed up to sell arts and crafts made by Uganda women. Items made by the Project Lydia participants include dolls, baskets and necklaces made from recycled paper. Former competitors create Project Lydia to help Ugandan women
September 1, 2010 in print edition on 1A
One side of Julie Pash’s living room has turned into a retail display with baskets, beaded necklaces and dolls lining the wall. Her spare bedroom has become a warehouse.
6:00 a.m.
Rick Lambert, a worker for Deffenbaugh Industries of Kansas City, Kan., picks up recyclable materials Thursday in Lawrence. City Commissioner wants to discuss pay-as-you-throw pricing for trash removal, as well as privatizing the service
September 2, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Changes in how people are charged for their trash service, and the idea of turning the city-operated enterprise over to a private company are set for discussion at Lawrence City Hall.
10:00 a.m.
Four Lawrence High alumni will be inducted into the school's Hall of Honor. From left, Sam Campbell, Dr. Larry Kwak, Steve Scheid and Wesley Walker will take part in the ceremony September 19, 2010. Four Lawrence High alumni to be inducted into school’s hall of honor
September 2, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Four graduates of Lawrence High School will be inducted into the school’s Hall of Honor during a ceremony later this month, the Lawrence Lions Alumni Association announced Thursday.
2:00 p.m.
Crews continued repaving work on the Kansas Turnpike east of Lawrence on Thursday. Reduced lanes on the turnpike because of ongoing road construction will be just one of the hurdles facing motorists traveling to Saturday’s football season opener at Kansas University. Labor Day travelers, a 2:30 p.m. football game at Kansas State University and opening weekend of the Renaissance Festival could also add to Saturday’s traffic headaches on Interstate 70. Getting around on game day
September 3, 2010 in print edition on 1A
Hey, Jayhawk football fans, it’s time to get your game face on.
6:00 p.m.
Blue Team quarterback Jordan Webb has a pass held up by White Team defensive end Richard Johnson Jr. during the spring game Saturday, April 24, 2010 at Memorial Stadium. Kansas DTs stick together
September 3, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Pat Dorsey and Richard Johnson’s big hits in practice also come with some friendly advice to the Kansas running backs.

All stories

Lawrence lauded as a good place for triathlons
Iron 70.3 credited with putting city on map of triathletes’ favorite places
September 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
In its upcoming October edition, triathlete.com names Lawrence as its top “Tri Town” in the U.S.
Missing Tonganoxie man returns home
Father says 23-year-old had been ‘laying low’ for 3 months
10:56 a.m., September 3, 2010 Updated 12:21 p.m. in print edition on B1
A 23-year-old Tonganoxie man who had been missing for more than three months has returned home.
People in the news
September 3, 2010 in print edition on B9
People in the news for September 3, 2010.
Pump patrol
September 3, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.49 at several stations.
Lab advance
It’s good news that the Kansas Bureau of Investigation has been able to reduce its DNA testing backlog dramatically.
September 3, 2010 in print edition on A9
Reducing the backlog of DNA samples waiting to be processed by the Kansas Bureau of Investigation is an important step in supporting law enforcement efforts across the state.
5 reasons for some optimism about economy
September 3, 2010 in print edition on A1
Is there any reason for hope in this gloomy summer for the economy?
Chiefs get preseason win
After 17-13 victory, Haley 1-7 in K.C. exhibitions
September 3, 2010 in print edition on B7
It took two years and five days, but finally Todd Haley and Kansas City have beaten somebody in the preseason.