Archive for Thursday, June 30, 2011

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De Soto mother Rachel Perez convicted in shocking child abuse case The day in photos, June 30, 2011
Would you use a recreation center if one was built in West Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes, I would
No, I wouldn’t
No, I already use another city recreation center
No, I already have a gym membership elsewhere
Total 696

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kenneth Spencer Research Library, right, sits quietly among the trees as compared with Fraser Hall, which dominates the campus skyline. KU considers allowing students to study abroad in countries with State Department travel warnings
June 28, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Officials who oversee Kansas University’s study abroad program are considering a policy that would allow students to study in countries with State Department travel warnings, if a committee of KU officials deems it to be safe.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Bonnie Henrickson motions to her team during Kansas’ game against Kansas State Saturday, March 5, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. The Wildcats defeated the Jayhawks, on senior night, 56-51.
KU athletic department IRS form shows women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson paid almost $2 million in 2009
June 30, 2011 in print edition on 1A
A check of the IRS 990 form filed by the Kansas University athletic department and made public on its website revealed that women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson was listed as having a “base compensation” of $1,834,008 in 2009.
10:00 a.m.
People sit in Constant Park downtown to watch the 2009 annual fireworks display put on by the Lawrence Jaycees. Are fireworks legal in Lawrence and Douglas County? Learn the rules before Fourth of July weekend
June 29, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Fireworks will go on sale Friday, kicking off the annual four-day window when they are legal in Douglas County outside Lawrence.
2:00 p.m.
Stephen Maceli, owner of Maceli's, leads a tour through the Masonic Temple building Wednesday, June 29, 2011. Maceli is considering converting the historic building to host weddings and catered events. Tour emphasizes Masonic Temple’s uniqueness; caterer urges city to provide incentives for development
June 29, 2011 in print edition on 6A
Lawrence caterer and downtown business owner Steve Maceli is convinced that the former Masonic Temple at 10th and Massachusetts streets is worth preserving with its distinctive stone columns and unique Egyptian overtones.

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Royals’ ‘weird funk’ continues
Moustakas’ error opens door for 4-1 setback as Kansas City drops ninth of 11
June 30, 2011 in print edition on B1
The Kansas City Royals found yet another way to lose.
Our Town Sports for June 30
June 30, 2011 in print edition on B4
A weekly roundup of local events, awards and happenings.
Working together
Kansas higher education officials might take note of the University of Oklahoma president’s strategy for improving state funding.
June 30, 2011 in print edition on A7
The conversation about higher education funding in Oklahoma seems to have a different tone than it has in Kansas.