Archive for Friday, July 6, 2012

Also from July 6

Obituaries
On the street
Polls
Are you an American League fan or a National League fan?

Poll results

Response Percent
American League
 
41%
Neither
 
37%
National League
 
12%
Both
 
8%
Total 621
Are you considering going back to school?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
65%
Yes
 
26%
Not sure
 
7%
Total 209

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas University freshman guard Anrio Adams says he’s put in the work to overcome academic eligibility issues and is looking forward to showing the same dedication on the court at KU. Adams arrived on campus Wednesday, July 4, 2012. Hard work the ticket to KU for freshman guard Anrio Adams
July 6, 2012
Anrio Adams’ high school coach has compared the 6-foot-3, 185-pound Kansas University freshman combo guard to Miami Heat phenom Dwyane Wade. It’s a likening that Adams likes … a lot.
10:00 a.m.
Gabe Setters, 11, Ottawa, takes a gulp from his water jug as he and other youth football campers take a break on Monday morning at Lawrence High School. Temperatures exceeding 100 degrees are expected throughout much of this week. Every month in 2012 in Lawrence has been hotter than average
July 5, 2012
Every month in 2012 has been warmer than average, and precipitation is behind by about 4 inches through June compared to data from 1981 to 2011.
2:00 p.m.
Amy Adamson, left, said she is grateful for the affection and treatment her 9-year-old son Eli has received from the Baldwin community. Eli, hugged by his 13-year-old brother Blake, is one of two children in Kansas diagnosed with the genetic condition, Pitt-Hopkins Syndrome. Community embraces boy with rare disorder
July 6, 2012
Last week, 9-year-old Eli Adamson thrilled his mother with the answer, “yeah.” Amy Adamson said the exchange started when Eli put a key chain of communication picture cards on her lap. “I said, ‘Are you asking me to watch a movie?’ He said ‘yeah,’” his mother said. Although Eli isn’t completely nonverbal, the words he does share with his family are often non-sequitur phrases. The incident with the key chain was the second time in recent weeks he’s replied with an appropriate one-word answer to a question.
6:00 p.m.
Traffic travels on 31st Street between the Baker University Wetlands on the south and Haskell Indian Nations University on the north between Haskell Ave., and Louisiana St. A federal appeals judge in Denver heard oral arguments Thursday in the case regarding the South Lawrence Trafficway and whether the road should be built through the Baker Wetlands Court case causing more delays for SLT project
July 5, 2012
Both supporters and opponents of the project to build a bypass through the Baker Wetlands are finding the waiting game extends to the legal case surrounding the roadway, too.

All stories

KCI redo
The design of Kansas City International Airport may be convenient for passengers, but that no longer is the priority for the airline industry or Homeland Security.
July 6, 2012
Earlier this week, Kansas City, Mo.’s aviation director and some architects involved in designing the three-terminal Kansas City International Airport got together to discuss plans to make major alterations to the airport that has been hailed for its passenger-friendly features.