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Chats for March 2008

Jennifer Schack

Chat about Kansas weather

Monday, March 31, 2008, 1:00 p.m.

Jennifer Schack, 6News chief meteorologist, knows the weather in Kansas can be a bit unpredictable this time of the year. But Schack and her colleagues use their training to forecast the weather - both the sunny days and the stormy ones - every day. Schack will answer questions about forecasting, severe weather and other weather-related topics during an online chat, to coincide with the publication of the Journal-World's special section, "Severe Weather in the Sunflower State."

Chat with 6Sports' Kevin Romary and D.J. Whetter

Friday, March 28, 2008, 12:30 p.m.

Got a question in the hours leading up to KU's Sweet Sixteen tilt versus Villanova in Detroit? 6Sports crew Kevin Romary and D.J. Whetter will join in live from their Motor City hotel <strong>Friday at 12:30 (CDT)</strong> to answer 'em.

Chat at 2 p.m. Thursday with Wes Crenshaw

Thursday, March 27, 2008, 2:00 p.m.

Double Take columnist Wes Crenshaw returns to take questions from readers - even if he can't get to your question today, he may address it in a later column, so post away.

School board member to discuss upcoming school vote

Wednesday, March 26, 2008, 11:00 a.m.

School board member Rich Minder will chat with readers at 11 a.m. Wednesday about the April 1 local-option budget election. The Lawrence school board is asking voters to grant it the authority to raise an extra $679,000 to help fund salary raises and other programs. Board members have said the property tax increase would amount to an extra $14 a year for the owner of a home valued at $200,000.