Archive for Monday, September 23, 2013

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12:00 a.m.
Tom Armstrong, left, holds a model of a satellite while Dr. Jerry Manweiler handles a model of a device their company, Fundamental Technologies, makes. Lawrence scientist a witness to Voyager 1’s history-making journey
September 23, 2013
Tom Armstrong, a one-time KU professor who is now co-owner of Fundamental Technologies, has had a front-row seat for the making of space exploration history. He has been a part of the Voyager 1 mission since the design phase. This month the spacecraft became the first man-made object to venture into interstellar space. By Ben Unglesbee
10:17 a.m.
A car passes an area along K-10 where tracks are visible. A Eudora business owner says a slight depression in the pavement causes cars to hydroplane just west of the Eudora exit after heavy rain, and run off the road. Tire tracks, ditched cars point to danger on K-10, Eudora business owner says
September 23, 2013
A Eudora business owner has seen tire tracks and as many as 20 cars that have skidded off the highway along a specific strip of K-10. He suspects a slight depression, which fills up with water in heavy rains, is the cause. By Ben Unglesbee
1:11 p.m.
Six road blocks that mark the end of the roadway at the South Lawrence Trafficway stand on Tuesday, July 10, 2012. The Kansas Department of Transportation is planning to go ahead with a six-mile, four-lane extension to Kansas Highway 10 next year. Charges won’t be filed in fatal bike-truck collision at South Lawrence Trafficway
September 23, 2013
Charges will not be filed against the driver of a vehicle that struck and killed a 29-year-old Lawrence woman in July, a Kansas Highway Patrol trooper said. By Stephen Montemayor
4:57 p.m.
Kansas kicker Matthew Wyman watches his 52-yard field goal sail toward the uprights for a 13-10 win over Louisiana Tech during the on Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013 at Memorial Stadium. KU kickers honored for play vs. Louisiana Tech
September 23, 2013
KU punter Trevor Pardula and place kicker Matthew Wyman were honored Monday for their roles in KU’s 13-10 victory over Louisiana Tech last weekend.
7:33 p.m.
Construction on the $8.3 million Westfield Place Apartments at 204 Eisenhower Drive in northwest Lawrence. The apartments are going up on property that is just a bit north of the Walmart at Sixth and Wakarusa. City creates online database to search for licensed building contractors
September 23, 2013
Lawrence City officials are trying to show that one of the more important tools in a home improvement project can be a computer. The city today announced that it has created an online database that allows anyone to search to find out whether his contractor of choice has the necessary city licenses. By Chad Lawhorn

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