Archive for Friday, September 13, 2013

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12:24 a.m.
Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo .Kansas University junior Peter Foreman, Shawnee, looks for a refill on the mustard as he makes his way through the hotdog line Friday, Sept. 10, 2010, at the Home Football Fridays event outside the Adams Alumni Center on the campus of Kansas University. In regard to condiments, KU students and Jayhawk fans alike are hoping the Jayhawks can put a little more mustard on the ball today when they take on Georgia Tech. Parks and Recreation plans healthier foods at city-owned concession stands
September 12, 2013
Leaders with the Parks and Recreation department are crafting a new policy for city-owned concession stands at ballfields and recreation centers that will require at least 50 percent of all offerings meet certain nutritional guidelines. By Chad Lawhorn
10:00 a.m.
Michael Davis, Scot Buxton, Randy Towner, Bob Frederick, Roy Williams and Steve Robinson used to jog in Lawrence. The Kansas University School of Education organizes a 5K event called the Dr. Bob Run, which benefits a scholarship in Frederick's name. Fourth annual Dr. Bob Run to be held Saturday
September 12, 2013
Pictured: Michael Davis, Scot Buxton, Randy Towner, Bob Frederick, Roy Williams and Steve Robinson, who used to jog in Lawrence. Kansas University’s Department of Health, Sport and Exercise Sciences will host three races for children and adults tomorrow for the fourth-annual Dr. Bob Run at Rim Rock Farm, 2276 Burnett Lane. By Caitlin Doornbos
12:00 p.m.
Workers put finishing touches on landscaping and signage at the new, $6.8 million home of Theatre Lawrence, 4660 Bauer Farm Drive, Wednesday, June 5, 2013. The Theatre has its grand opening ceremony Friday June 9. The public will be able to view the facility before it plays host to its first show in a few more weeks. State arts grant boosts effort to purchase equipment, lights at new Theatre Lawrence
September 12, 2013
A $50,000 grant from the state will boost the second phase of fundraising for Theatre Lawrence’s new building, helping to fill it with updated equipment and tools. The grant is one of nine totaling $350,000 the Kansas Creative Arts Industries Commission announced today. By Sara Shepherd
2:00 p.m.
A voter heads to a polling precinct at Central United Methodist Church before noon Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2012. Attorney General Schmidt’s office declines to issue legal opinion on voter registration controversy
September 13, 2013
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt’s office has said it will not issue a legal opinion on whether the state’s proof of citizenship requirement to register to vote is valid now that the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a similar law in another state. By Scott Rothschild
4:26 p.m.
Law enforcement officers are ratcheting up their pursuit of felons who attempt to obtain guns and ammunition. Kansas attorney general joins NRA, 21 other states in challenge of federal handgun restriction
September 13, 2013
Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt has joined 21 other states in a legal brief before the U.S. Supreme Court in support of a challenge by the National Rifle Association against a federal law that restricts the sale of handguns to people between 18 and 20 years old. By Scott Rothschild

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Editorial: Friends in need
The community should step up with extra donations to support the efforts of the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library.
September 13, 2013 in print edition on A11
What a tough break for the Friends of the Lawrence Public Library.