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The day in photos, September 23, 2010 Free State tennis quad

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12:00 a.m.
Amber Aylor, a Perry-Lecompton high school junior and marching band member, left, rehearses formations with the band on Tuesday. The Marching Jayhawks and the University of Kansas School of Music will host Perry-Lecompton and over 30 other high school marching bands for the 63rd annual Band Day on Saturday, Sept. 25. KU Band Day parade set for Saturday afternoon in Downtown Lawrence
September 21, 2010 in print edition on 3A
Musicians from more than 30 high schools are set to converge on Lawrence this weekend for Kansas University’s 63rd annual Band Day.
5:00 a.m.
Lake-goers put in their boats at Boat Dock No. 1 at Clinton Lake on Wednesday. An underwater search team discovered a body at Boat Ramp No. 1 about 175 feet offshore on Tuesday afternoon. Search team discovers body in vehicle recovered from Clinton Lake; no foul play suspected
4:24 p.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 7:45 p.m. in print edition on 1A
An underwater search team Tuesday afternoon recovered a woman’s body that was inside a vehicle recovered from Clinton Lake, sheriff’s and coroner’s officials said Wednesday.
8:30 a.m.
A federal jury Wednesday found Yellow House Store co-owner Carrie Neighbors guilty on 16 charges. Neighbors and her husband, Guy Neighbors, both face charges in the case. Federal jury finds co-owner of Yellow House guilty of 16 charges in stolen-property case
5:24 p.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 5:58 p.m. in print edition on 3A
A federal jury in Kansas City, Kan., on Wednesday convicted a Lawrence woman of taking part in a scheme to purchase stolen goods and later sell them on eBay out of the Yellow House Store, 1904 Mass.
12:00 p.m.
William L. Fuerst KU business dean steps down in wake of allegations over mishandling of differential tuition
2:12 p.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 5:01 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Kansas University announced Wednesday afternoon that Business School Dean William Fuerst will step down at the end of the current academic year.
3:30 p.m.
A pedestrian crosses Sixth Street at the intersection of Sixth and Massachusetts streets Wednesday as traffic comes to a stop at the intersections of Sixth and Vermont and Sixth and Kentucky. City officials are preparing to have fiber-optic cable installed along Sixth Street from Massachusetts to Iowa streets and on Iowa Street between 23rd and Sixth streets to enable real-time adjustments to traffic lights that can help the flow of traffic. $500,000 project will give Lawrence remote control traffic lights
4:57 p.m., September 22, 2010 Updated 5:29 p.m. in print edition on 1A
It is a tool that every commuter would drool over. A $500,000 project will begin next month that will allow city engineers to control about a dozen Lawrence traffic signals via remote control.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas fans come to their feet in the north end zone as the Jayhawks leave the court Wednesday following warmups in preparation for tipoff against Alcorn State at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas Athletics Inc. is discounting seats normally reserved for students at $10 a seat. Athletic fee at $80 per year for students
12:00 a.m., September 23, 2010 Updated 11:09 a.m. in print edition on 3A
Kansas University students provide $80 a year to Kansas Athletics through campus fees, a source of financing that has pumped about $2 million a year into women’s and other nonrevenue sports at Kansas Athletics Inc.

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FSHS doubles unbeatable
Firebird duos Phipps-Czapinski, Tilden-Hillis dominate at home quad
September 23, 2010 in print edition on B1
Kelly Phipps and Alexis Czapinski won all three of their matches in Wednesday’s tennis quad in convincing fashion.
Tinkering with food doesn’t begin — or end — with salmon
September 23, 2010 in print edition on A8
We’ve always played with our food — even before we knew about genes or how to change them.
Pump patrol
September 23, 2010 in print edition on A3
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.55 at several stations.
Big improvement
The Eldridge Hotel’s planned expansion to the south would be a big improvement over the unsightly vacant lot at that location.
September 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
The plan to fill in the vacant lot south of the Eldridge Hotel is welcome news for downtown.
Sidewalk stress
There’s a limit to how much “activity” downtown sidewalks can stand.
September 23, 2010 in print edition on A7
City commissioners were right to take a little time for reflection before approving new uses for the sidewalks in downtown Lawrence.