Archive for Sunday, September 2, 2012

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12:53 a.m.
The historic round barn in Mullinville, Kan. (credit: Marci Penner) Landmark barn turns 100
September 1, 2012
The old, round barn was falling apart back in the 1940s when Norval Ralstin was growing up on a nearby farm. “It’s always been standing out there pretty lonely,” said Ralstin, who grew up with the white barn always part of his landscape.
10:00 a.m.
A sampling of synthetic drugs that have been purchased in Salina stores. Kansas, nation can’t always keep up with constantly changing synthetic drugs
September 2, 2012
In decades of long-distance drives through the Midwest, Gary Conti, a retired Oklahoma State University professor, has avoided his share of potential accidents. Like any driver with enough miles under his or her belt, Conti has had to swerve or stop to avoid a collision with a deer or another animal darting across the road. But it never had been a person.
2:00 p.m.
This architect rendering of the proposed recreation center in northwest Lawrence shows the 172,000-square-foot fieldhouse. The drawing was provided by Paul Werner Architects and GouldEvans. City looks at options for new rec center property
September 2, 2012
City officials confirmed they are looking at a new piece of property to house a northwest Lawrence sports complex, as negotiations drag on with private developers seeking to locate the facility at Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway.
6:00 p.m.
Hameed Yusuf, foreground right, greets 7-month-old Khloe and her mother Kamari Logan at the entrance of Yusaf and his family's' new Habitat home at 1933 Maple Lane, Saturday Sept. 1, 2012. Yusaf, his wife Asikat Hameed and their five children will live in the 80th Lawrence Habitat for Humanity house which was dedicated Saturday. Kamari helped build the Hameed home and is in line for a future Habitat Home in Lawrence. Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence dedicates its 80th home
September 1, 2012
On Saturday, Habitat for Humanity of Lawrence dedicated its 80th house, giving it to the Hameed family, who emigrated from Nigeria in 2003. It’s the biggest house Habitat has built in its 23-year-history, but it’s not done yet
10:00 p.m.
Quenton Cole (recent KU Engineering grad) visits with secondary-school students in an agriculture class about harvesting rainwater for irrigation. Stories from a summer spent abroad
September 2, 2012
Three Kansas teams journeyed to Kenya in June, their luggage packed with medical supplies, irrigation tubing, soccer shirts and whatever the weight limit would allow.

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