Archive for Wednesday, August 1, 2012

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T-Bones score late to even series with Winnipeg
August 1, 2012
By all definitions, the T-Bones Wednesday night meeting with the Winnipeg Goldeyes was a back-and-forth affair. Fortunately, the home team found itself in front when the final out was recorded.
UG to approve 2013 budget
August 1, 2012
The Unified Government Board of Commissioners will vote Thursday, Aug. 2, on the 2013 Unified Government Budget.
Young voters in play as age group cools on Obama
August 1, 2012
Observers see less passion than in 2008
BLHS student athletes recognized for strength and conditioning participation
02:03 p.m., August 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
Strength and conditioning coach Ross Schwisow said 212 students qualified for the club, and an average of 254 students worked out each day. Schwisow said 160 students also qualified for the 100 percent club, attending every day of summer conditioning.
Montemayor: Remembering Mary Nutter
01:55 p.m., August 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
The line to pay last respects snaked through the church, back to the lobby where former players signed softballs and plaques denoted the various halls of fame to which Nutter was inducted. The line continued nearly out the door, and this was an hour after the first waves came through.
The rising costs of sports: Equipment, fees, travel hit pocketbooks
01:27 p.m., August 1, 2012 Updated 12:00 a.m.
To play the game, you have to pay. Activities fees and summer league fees, sure. But also gas, airfare, hotels. And equipment? Spending on the latest baseball and softball equipment alone totaled $488 million in wholesale sales in 2010, according to a New York Times article this past spring.
Questionnaire: JC Tellefson, 3rd District Kansas Senate race
August 1, 2012
Editor’s note: Former Leavenworth County Commissioner J.C. Tellefson of Leavenworth is running against state Rep. Anthony Brown in the Republican primary for the 3rd Kansas Senate District, which includes Basehor, Tonganoxie, Eudora, Baldwin City and a portion of Lawrence.
Food: Fully-loaded salad doesn’t need fat to be satisfying
August 1, 2012 in print edition on A11
Eating a plate full of greens can be a bit boring. Too often, we are tempted to pile on fatty toppings like cheese, bacon, seeds and nuts, or rich dressings, all in an attempt to amplify the flavor.