Archive for Wednesday, June 8, 2011

Also from June 8

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Lawrence City Band concert of June 8, 2011 Russell Smelser salvages parts to keep windmills turning KU Alumni Scrimmage Game
Have you taken steps this year to reduce your energy usage?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, changed my habits.
No, and I have no plans.
Yes, changed to more energy efficient light bulbs.
Yes, major renovations.
No, but I plan on making some.
Total 318

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Caryl Hale, right, has a garden that provides plenty of fresh vegetables for her children including Miles, 2, and Allyson, 3. The Hale family garden is on this year's Lawrence Food Garden Tour. Tasty tour: A little something for everyone on this year’s Lawrence Food Garden Tour
June 7, 2011
This Saturday, the third-annual tour of private and community food gardens around Lawrence will welcome visitors during the coolest part of the day — 9 a.m. to noon and again from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m.
2:00 a.m.
City Commissioners Mike Amyx, Lance Johnson and Aron Cromwell are sworn in by City Clerk Frank Reeb on Tuesday, April 14, 2009, at City Hall. Environmental Chapter of Horizon 2020 approved by City Commission on 3-2 vote
June 8, 2011 in print edition on 1A
The stage is set for new environmental regulations in Lawrence and Douglas County. City commissioners on a 3-2 vote approved the Environmental Chapter of Horizon 2020 despite a deeply divided crowd that filled City Hall on Tuesday.
10:00 a.m.
Douglas County Sheriff's officials investigate a fatality accident on the South Lawrence Trafficway near Clinton Parkway Tuesday, May 31, 2011. One person died when a piece of metal fell off an oncoming truck and went through the windshield. Pickup truck driver says he had no idea a piece came off his vehicle, killing passenger in vehicle on SLT
June 7, 2011 in print edition on 3A
The driver of a pickup truck hauling scrap metal told a Douglas County Sheriff’s detective he didn’t know anything had fallen from his trailer last week or that it had struck and killed a woman on the South Lawrence Trafficway west of Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
The police department's new patrol car insignia, front, replaces the former phoenix logo with a badge and includes more space for the word "police." The new insignia will be on the eight patrol cars added to the police's fleet this year. Police department’s 8 new patrol cars feature updated insignia
June 7, 2011 in print edition on 3A
The eight new patrol cars joining the Lawrence Police Department’s fleet this year will have a new look.
6:09 p.m.
Green Hall Kansas University Law School applications drop 23 percent
June 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
As Kansas University’s School of Law deals with a national slump in the legal job market, admission applications to the school have fallen sharply.

All stories

Common sense
Changes that have been made to the state’s 5-year-old concealed carry law deserve a second look.
June 8, 2011 in print edition on A8
The elimination of certain requirements to obtain or renew a license to carry a concealed firearm in Kansas simply defies common sense.