Archive for Tuesday, June 12, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Mike Tennyson, owner and baker at Munchers Bakery, 925 Iowa, prepares some strawberry and cream-cheese pastries while working his overnight shift recently. Offbeat Occupations: Munchers baker owns the night
June 10, 2012
It’s the drunks who come at night. They stagger in bleary-eyed, fix their gaze on the wood display case and cast a slurred order at the person behind the counter. The person behind the counter is often Mike Tennyson, owner of Munchers Bakery, 925 Iowa.
6:00 a.m.
Candidates on Monday rushed to file before the noon deadline. The Secretary of State's office set up desks in the lobby of the Memorial building to handle the crowd. New district boundaries, drawn by a panel of three federal judges for congress, Legislature and State Board of Education, set off a flurry of activity. Candidate crush at Secretary of State’s office
June 11, 2012
Dozens of candidates on Monday crowded the lobby of the Memorial Building to beat the noon deadline and file for newly drawn congressional and legislative offices.
10:00 a.m.
Members of the city's Solid Waste Task Force follow a trash truck on Villo Woods Court, Tuesday, May 17, 2011. The task force took a tour of Lawrence's trash and recycling processes to learn more about solid waste operations. State law would make Lawrence wait two years to start curbside recycling program
June 11, 2012
A little-known state law will prevent Lawrence from starting a citywide curbside recycling program for at least two years.
2:00 p.m.
Battenfeld Hall, 1425 Alumni Place, opened in 1940 and is the oldest men’s scholarship hall. Prosecutors still pondering action in case of gun in KU dorm room
June 11, 2012
Douglas County prosecutors are still reviewing whether to file charges against a 22-year-old Kansas University student who was accused of possessing a gun inside his scholarship hall room in April.
6:00 p.m.
Members of the Lawrence school board, from left, are Mark Bradford, president, Vanessa Sanburn, vice president, Shannon Kimball, Bob Byers, Keith Diaz Moore, Randy Masten and Rick Ingram. School district may have extra $1.5M
June 11, 2012
The Lawrence school board could have some additional budget funds to allocate for the 2012-13 school year after some new changes go into effect, including one that increases the amount of money paid per pupil by the state by $58, district officials said Monday.

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Making the grade
The new KU football coach is proving that players can rise to meet new academic challenges.
June 12, 2012
It’s funny how actually going to class can raise a student’s grade-point average.