Archive for Friday, August 24, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
What are those birds everywhere? Jayhawks on Parade
August 19, 2012
In 2003, the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau and participating organizations distributed 30 5-foot Jayhawk sculptures around town as part of Jayhawks on Parade, an art exhibit and fundraiser. Nine years later, 19 still can be viewed by the public.
6:00 a.m.
This view of the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire, foreground center, looks to the northwest from the second floor of the Lawrence Arts Center. At right is the alley between New Hampshire Street at left and Rhode Island Street, not visible, to right. The City Commission was presented an appeal Tuesday night, related to a controversial multistory hotel/retail building at the southeast corner of Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The city’s Historic Resources Commission had rejected the project, ruling that it would negatively affect the historic neighborhood immediately east of the site. Ninth, N.H. project won’t be opposed
August 24, 2012
A multi-story hotel and retail building proposed for the center of Downtown Lawrence won’t have to fight a battle in court after all.
2:00 p.m.
Lawrence police survey the scene of a fatal accident Thursday, Aug. 23, 2012, in North Lawrence. A 43-year-old Linwood man was killed when his motorcycle collided with a car driven by a 79-year-old woman. Motorcyclist and driver in North Lawrence fatality identified
11:07 a.m., August 24, 2012 Updated 2:22 p.m.
Lawrence police on Friday morning identified 43-year-old Steven C. Miller of Linwood as the motorcyclist who died in an accident Thursday morning in North Lawrence.
6:00 p.m.
Nadine Bootz, an exchange student from Germany, shows one of the horses to be auctioned during a wild horse and burro sale Thursday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds. Bootz had worked with the horse to make it gentler to handle. Wild horse and burro sale connects residents with ‘living legends’
August 24, 2012
Crews from the Oklahoma field office of the Bureau of Land Management travel all over the Midwest hosting wild mustang and burro adoption events like the one that will take place at the community arena of the Douglas County Fairgrounds today and Saturday.
10:00 p.m.
The Centennial Jay, or C Jay, is presented to the Allen Fieldhouse crowd during a timeout in the first half of the KU vs. MU men's basketball game on Saturday, Feb. 25. The mascot from 1912 is complete with shoes “for kicking opponents.” Retro Centennial Jay helps celebrate 100 mascot years
August 19, 2012
Kansas University’s third mascot, Centennial Jay, was introduced during the KU-Missouri basketball game in February. The Jayhawk will spread his wings and join Big Jay and Baby Jay at appearances throughout the coming school year.

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