Archive for Monday, August 29, 2011

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1:09 a.m.
Lawrence police officers investigate a fatality accident Saturday at Riverfront Park. Police say one person died when a Jeep overturned early Saturday near the park entrance. One person dead in early morning car accident in Riverfront Park in North Lawrence
8:03 a.m., August 27, 2011 Updated 2:50 p.m. in print edition on 1A
One person is dead after a vehicle overturned near the entrance to Riverfront Park in North Lawrence, said Lawrence Police Sgt. Mike Monroe.
6:00 a.m.
John Harjo pushes a trash bin while members of the city's Solid Waste Task Force observe, Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The task force took a tour to learn more about of Lawrence trash and recycling operations. Solid Waste Task Force’s trash talks suggest new era of recycling around corner
August 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The work of the city’s Solid Waste Task Force isn’t done yet, but Lawrence Mayor Aron Cromwell senses an emerging theme.
10:00 a.m.
This photo, taken Sunday, shows a view that looks east across the bridge with a car, below, heading north on Iowa Street. The supports holding the bridge up are rated in "good" condition by state inspectors. A bridge less than a mile to the west — one that actually carries trafficway traffic — has supports rated in "very good" condition. Lack of use takes a toll on South Lawrence Trafficway bridge
August 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Turns out a road not traveled still yields to Mother Nature and Father Time.
2:00 p.m.
Inmates at Leavenworth Federal Prison work in the garden area that is part of its Therapy and Mentoring Horticulture Program. Inmates at Leavenworth Federal Prison cultivating garden and sharing their bounty with the community
August 26, 2011
Lawrence residents struggling with hunger have received a helping hand this summer from an unlikely source: inmates at the Leavenworth Federal Prison.
6:00 p.m.
Acoustic musicians jam together on a circle of hay bales during the 31st Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships in South Park on Sunday, August 28, 2011. Fiddlers, pickers fill South Park for state competition
August 29, 2011
Live music and the smoky smell of grilled food filled South Park during the 31st annual Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships on Sunday

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