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Production company making ‘rain’ in Lawrence’s downtown
July 14, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 1:39 p.m.) Lawrence will remain dry and sunny through this afternoon, except for one very wet block downtown. A downpour on Eighth Street between Massachusetts and New Hamphire streets, part of an advertising photo shoot for Chubb Insurance, is scheduled for late this afternoon.
Clinton: Civility, compromise needed to meet world challenges
May 21, 2004
(Updated Monday at 7:50 a.m.) The ability to understand political differences make compromises are the keys for America to “form a more perfect union” within its own borders and with the rest of the world, former President Bill Clinton said today at Kansas University.
Computer worm kills Daisy Hill Internet access
April 28, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 5:00 p.m.) Hundreds of students living in Kansas University dorms are not reading this.
Weekend weather warms up
April 13, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 10:21 a.m.) Saturday’s weather will be perfect for a morning round of golf, with sun and temperatures in the upper-70s to low-80s, said 6News meteorlogist Matt Sayers. Enjoy the nice weather while it lasts, because the early part of next week could bring April showers.
Saved from the pit
Rescue group finds breed ‘loving, loyal’
April 5, 2004
Venus is one lucky dog. The black puppy, under three months old with floppy ears and paws too big for her body, was curled up with a blanket and Winnie the Pooh toys under a table at the Lawrence Humane Society.
Parade paints the town green
March 17, 2004
The largest St. Patrick’s Day parade to date strolled down Massachusetts Street this afternoon, featuring everything green — firetrucks and dyed dogs included.
Stewart puts face on issue, prof says
March 6, 2004
The convictions of businesswoman Martha Stewart on Friday may bring the issue of investment security closer to home, a Baker University professor said.
Stewart conviction demystifies stock trading
March 5, 2004
(Updated Friday at 4:10 p.m.) The conviction of business woman Martha Stewart this afternoon may bring the issue of investment security closer to home, a Baker University professor said. A jury found Stewart guilty on four counts related to her selling of ImClone Systems, Inc. stock in December, 2001.
Bagel worm squirms into government, KU computers through e-mails
March 3, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 12:19 p.m.) Bagels are not always healthy for you, or your computer. An e-mail worm, called the Bagel Worm, is in circulation this week, and Lawrence residents may want to update their computer’s anti-virus software.
KU athletic director enjoys first months of ‘chaos’ in job
Perkins cites needs for improvements to Jayhawk facilities, recruiting
February 21, 2004
Kansas University athletic director Lew Perkins said Friday that his first seven months on the job had been filled with creating “productive chaos.”

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