Archive for Sunday, July 24, 2011

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6:00 a.m.
JoAnne Cook leans over to get a kiss from her daughter Katherine after the 8-year-old told her mom that she loved her Thursday, July 21, 2011. In February 2008, Katherine was shot in the head while playing in the backyard of her Linwood home. The bullet remains lodged in her head and will not be removed because of the potentially more harmful risks of the procedure. 8-year-old Linwood girl continues recovery from 2008 gunshot injury
July 24, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Visitors to 8-year-old Katherine Cook’s home in Linwood will find out pretty quickly what’s important to the girl.
10:00 a.m.
Giving birth to one of her children in Chile and a family trip to Machu Picchu, Peru, are among 16 interesting things Kansas University astronomy professor Barbara Anthony-Twarog has done in her life. Anthony-Twarog was photographed at her KU office Friday, July 22, 2011. 16 things I’ve done: KU astronomy professor Barbara Anthony-Twarog
11:58 p.m., July 23, 2011 Updated 6:21 p.m. in print edition on 1A
For my second installment in this ongoing series, I visited the office of Barbara Anthony-Twarog, a Kansas University professor of astronomy, and a member of the KU Women’s Hall of Fame.
2:00 p.m.
A parking spot located at the northeast corner of 10th and Massachusetts streets sits vacant just after 11 a.m. during the Sidewalk Sale on Thursday, July 21, 2011. The spot remained open for more than six minutes on one of downtown's busiest days. Downtown parking: Is shortage real or perceived?
July 24, 2011 in print edition on 1A
You see, I have this theory about downtown parking. I believe that on almost any day of the year, I can find a parking spot and be within a five minute’s walk of my destination. So on this Sidewalk Sale Day, I decided to put the theory to a test.
6:00 p.m.
Concerned residents, including state Sen. Marci Francisco, D-Lawrence, right, huddle together in a breakout group discussion during a public meeting on Saturday regarding the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitative Service’s closure of the Lawrence office. Local leaders and residents expressed their concerns and discussed their ideas for how assistance could be provided and needs could be met in the future. Forum explores responses to loss of city’s SRS office
July 23, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Lawrence residents and community leaders gathered Saturday to voice their opinions about the upcoming closure of the Lawrence SRS office.

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Slippery Soria helps Royals win in 10
Closer wriggles out of jam; K.C. tops Rays, 5-4
July 24, 2011 in print edition on B1
Joakim Soria was at his best when the Kansas City Royals needed it most Saturday night.