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Edwards to speak in Lawrence today
Kerry campaign to make amends for failure to stop in late-night pass-through
August 8, 2004
The top lieutenant in the John Kerry campaign is returning today to Lawrence. And this time, the Democratic presidential campaign promises, John Edwards is going to do more than just pass through and wave.
Lawrence Habitat plans home-supply thrift store
Group seeks funds, location to open ‘ReStore’
August 8, 2004
For sale: Brand-new kitchen cabinets, $150. Sinks, $25. New doors, $10. Wanted: 10,000 square feet to open a homebuilders thrift store. Profits will benefit Lawrence Habitat for Humanity.
Edwards to return Sunday to Lawrence
August 7, 2004
(Updated Saturday at 7:08 p.m.) John Edwards felt bad his train couldn’t stop in Lawrence Friday night. So he and his wife will apologize in person Sunday afternoon.
More than 1,000 wait for wave and a whistle
August 7, 2004
More than 1,000 cheering people greeted the Amtrak train carrying candidates John Kerry and John Edwards as it rolled through town just before 1 a.m. The train passed the station moving about 25 mph. As the last car cleared the station platform, Kerry momentarily stepped outside and waved before ducking back inside.
Academy picks city as poetry landmark
August 6, 2004
Key West, Lawrence, San Francisco. The three cities were among 31 locations named Thursday as national poetry landmarks by the Academy of American Poets. Lawrence made the list because it was the boyhood home of poet Langston Hughes.
4-H’ers get first taste of judging
July 27, 2004
Judges took an iron-handed approach while assigning ribbons Monday during the first day for 4-H food and art exhibits at the Douglas County Free Fair.
Club loses practice space at KU
July 26, 2004
After more than 20 years as a training ground for hundreds of Lawrence gymnasts, a club that has relied on gym space at Kansas University will have to find a new home.
Showers dampen sales at Farmers Market
July 25, 2004
Soggy weather like Saturday’s proves a point that Farmers Market organizers have been trying to make for years.
County fair kicks off with zany horse show
July 24, 2004
The Douglas County Free Fair has been around so long —probably more than 100 years, but even organizers can’t say for sure — that Douglas Countians are forgetting to go to its signature events, such as the Open Horse Show.
Sales of report not brisk in Lawrence
July 23, 2004
At least two Lawrence bookstores haven’t noticed a surge of customers diving for the Sept. 11 commission’s report, released in paperback and distributed locally Thursday morning.

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