Archive for Sunday, September 18, 2011

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The day in photos, September 18, 2011
Lawrence celebrated Founders Day on Sunday. How's the city looking for 157?

Poll results

Response Percent
A little long in the tooth. Slow economic growth is worrisome.
Good for its age. New development means progress.
Total 288

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services announced Friday that it will be closing the Lawrence SRS service center, 1901 Del. Kansas reforming some welfare rules
4:49 p.m., September 16, 2011 Updated 6:06 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The state of Kansas is reforming numerous rules for applicants and recipients of several welfare programs, in what officials describe as a move to reduce expenses and fraud and encourage people to find work.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas defender Tyler Patmon comes in to tackle Georgia Tech's Orwin Smith in the first half Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 in Atlanta. Kansas defense short on scheme, talent
September 17, 2011
The points Georgia Tech scored didn’t do justice to the more revealing indictment of Kansas University’s defense, which was the ease with which the Yellow Jackets scored them.
10:00 a.m.
Cars line Massachusetts Street in this historical photo. It is believed that Clyde Barrow staked out the First National Bank building from a hotel room at the Eldridge. Photo provided by Teller's Famous criminal Clyde Barrow may have gotten start robbing banks in Lawrence
September 18, 2011 in print edition on 1A
It is 1932 and, gee willikers, a bank robber can’t catch a break these days.
2:18 p.m.
Bicyclist in Bike MS ride along 15th Street on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2011 after completing the first leg of the trip from Olathe. Thousands of cyclists on MS ride stop in town
September 18, 2011 in print edition on 1A
More than 2,500 cyclists converged on Lawrence on Saturday as the city welcomed the riders at the midpoint of the Bike MS Ride to benefit people with multiple sclerosis.
6:00 p.m.
Stuart Beals, right, Lawrence, steadies his oar as crew members push off on the Kansas River. A rowing clinic was opened to the public Saturday at the KU Boathouse in Burcham Park. The event was hosted by the Kansas rowing team and the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department. Rowing class learns sport is tougher than it seems
September 18, 2011 in print edition on 3A
After trying it out for a day, the general consensus among the 20 or so graduates of a community rowing clinic sponsored by Kansas Athletics and the city of Lawrence was that the sport’s a little harder than it looks.

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Environmental uncertainty
Uncertainty about new environmental regulations may feed an overreaction by local developers.
September 18, 2011 in print edition on A11
Uncertainty often produces unpleasant results. City and county commissioners — along with area environmentalists — may be getting a reminder of that fact, courtesy of a fleet of bulldozers.