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69%
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15%
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6%
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5%
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Math Kangaroo’ test a big hit at Langston Hughes Elementary
March 15, 2007
While most of Lawrence is focused on a certain basketball competition, dozens of students at Langston Hughes Elementary are more concerned with a math competition.
March is ‘Colon Cancer Awareness Month’ in Kansas
March 15, 2007
More than 1300 Kansans will be diagnosed with colon cancer this year, and more than 500 people will die from it.
Organizers of local farmer’s market look for expansion
March 15, 2007
Organizers of the downtown farmer’s market are looking to add an extra day of produce each week, but instead of hosting the market downtown, the plan calls for the market to be held in front of the Merc.
Sex shop case delayed once more
March 15, 2007
The owner of ‘Naughty But Nice’ was back in Municipal Court today on charges of running a sex shop in an illegal location.
Prosecution witness claims Belone confessed to beating his girlfriend
March 15, 2007
On the stand during day 4 of the Christopher Belone Trial, Robin Roberts testified that Belone had told him he beat his girlfriend, Linda Begay, after finding her in bed with another man.
KU football team wonders who will step up next season
March 15, 2007
After Senior Jon Cornish rushed for over 1,000 yards for the first time in over a decade last season, the team wonders who will step up this year?
Purple Eagles hoping to make history
March 15, 2007
While no #16 seed has ever defeated a #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, the Niagra Purple Eagles are still feeling very confident with their chances on beating KU.
Local animal shelter running out of space
March 15, 2007
This year, the Lawrence Humane Society is working hard to raise funds for its expansion project - and a big part of their campaign involves a St. Patrick’s Day Parade float.
Sherron Collins glad to be back in Chicago
March 15, 2007
Sherron Collins grew up in ‘The Windy City’ and played his prep ball just blocks away from the United Center.
Gary Hammer named Sunflower’s Teacher of the Month
March 15, 2007
Schwegler Elementary teacher Gary Hammer was named the ‘Sunflower Teacher of the Month’ in a surprise assembly today.
Odds in Jayhawks favor
March 15, 2007
Since the NCAA Tournament expanded to 64 teams, no #16 seed as EVER knocked off a #1 seed, leaving KU fans with history on their side.
Woman and infant injured in late night wreck
March 15, 2007
Last night, an SUV and a Sedan collided near 10th and Kentucky Streets, leaving one woman and an infant in need of medical care.
Jayhawks looking for ‘respect’ after two years of first round exits
March 15, 2007
Both KU and Niagra are fighting for the same thing in the first round of the NCAA Tournament: respect.
KU fans in Chicago eager for tomorrow’s game
March 15, 2007
Journal-World Business Editor Mark Fagan caught up with several Jayhawk fans in Chicago and asked them for some ‘editorial input.’
Jayhawk baseball endures up-and-down week
March 15, 2007
After pummeling Penn. State by 13 two nights ago, the Jayhawks got rocked by in-state rival Wichita State last night, 18-3.
100 to 1
Top seed hasn’t lost 1st round since ‘85
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A1
After suffering devastating first-round exits from the NCAA Tournament the past two years, it’s understandable if Kansas University basketball fans approach tonight’s game with apprehension.
90 solid seconds with…Niagara senior Clif Brown
March 15, 2007
During the NCAA Tournament, KUSports.com editor Ryan Greene will spend 90 quality seconds with a member of the team getting set to face KU. In today’s episode, Ryan chats with Niagara senior forward Clif Brown, who tied a career high with 32 points in Tuesday’s 77-69 opening round win over Florida A&M in Dayton, Ohio.
Trial continues in Belone trial
March 15, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, testimony resumes in the trial of a Lawrence man accused of killing his girlfriend, and talk that Guantanamo Bay may be closed and its inmates sent to America, including detention centers in Northeast Kansas.
KU Med escapes budget ax
Legislature backing down from earlier threat
March 15, 2007
The House on Thursday removed Kansas University Medical Center from its budget ax, but maintained requirements for the center to enter an affiliation with Missouri-based St. Luke’s Hospital. “This puts the issue to bed for the Legislature, and allows us all to go forward,” state Rep. Kenny Wilk, R-Lansing, said.
Cincy boss wants Griffey playing ball
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C5
Reds manager Jerry Narron said Ken Griffey Jr. needs to get into a game soon so he can be ready for opening day.
Business break stalls; other tax cuts advance
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B4
Some $175 million in tax relief for businesses over two years remained stuck Wednesday night in the Legislature, as some Republican senators tried to divorce it from faster delivery of all jobless workers’ first unemployment checks.
Carolina’s little guys prevailed
Despite Chamberlain’s giant presence, KU fell in three OTs
March 15, 2007
Most people can’t envision a national collegiate basketball title game with no three-point arc, no shot clock, players in boy-cut shorts, high-top Chuck Taylor-style shoes, only two African-Americans in the action, no national television - and a fairly unheralded 5-11 kid jumping center against a 7-foor All-American. That guard not only was featured in the game’s opening play but the very last one.
Chicago hotel can’t contain the KU March Madness
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A5
The Westin Michigan Avenue features 751 guest rooms, 23 suites and a prominent standing on Chicago’s famed Magnificent Mile.
Stotts out, Krystkowiak in as Bucks’ coach
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C4
Milwaukee Bucks management was grading Terry Stotts on a curve because he had to handle so many key injuries this season. That still wasn’t enough for him to keep his job.
Compacted primaries compound problem
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
That is, however, a very good reason. And a reason why the emerging nature of the 2008 process for picking presidential nominees is regrettable.
Lawrence Datebook
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
March 15, 2007
Texas Tech, B.C. seek consistency
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C8
Texas Tech beat some of the nation’s top teams and made Bob Knight the winningest men’s basketball coach in Division I history. Along the way, the Red Raiders also threw in a few puzzling losses.
People in the news
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Jolie lands in Vietnam to adopt 3-year-old ¢ Spelling giving birth a ‘truly happy event’ ¢ CBS receives most Daytime Emmy nods ¢ ‘Potter’ publisher to ship a record 12 million ¢ Abdul on bully Cowell: He’s a good friend
Exhibit looks at novels’ early years
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A2
Stories of criminals, ghosts, shipwrecks and pirates swirled through the busy streets of 18th-century London. Competing writers spun outlandish stories, and selling the tales was part of the street commerce, like hawking a criminal’s last confession before execution.
Firebirds hoping to vault to success
FSHS strong in field events; LHS returns three legs of gold-medal relay team
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C1
Ashley Sakamura ran into bad timing with the history books last season when she pole vaulted an impressive 10 feet for the Free State High girls track and field team.
His kind of town
Self OK with playing in Chicago
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C1
Bill Self hopped off the team bus at 8:15 p.m. Wednesday, heavy winds blowing and light hail - yes, hail - falling from the sky in front of the Westin Michigan Avenue Hotel.
Check-clearing cushion is shrinking
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A8
Remember back in the day when you wrote a check and you could count on at least a few days before it was cleared by your bank?
Renowned pianist to perform at KU
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D2
Contemporary pianist Anthony de Mare will give a recital this week at Kansas University.
Tentative accord
Unfortunately the controversy surrounding efforts to forge hospital affiliations in Kansas City will have a lasting and negative impact on a number of groups and individuals.
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
Sketchy reports from Topeka and Kansas City indicate there has been some progress in the ongoing struggle between the Kansas University Medical Center, KU Hospital and St. Luke’s Hospital.
Loyalty to Bush clouds Gonzales’ judgment
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B6
Al Gonzales assured the Senate Judiciary Committee at his confirmation hearing that he understood the difference between his old job as White House counsel and his new one as attorney general.
Higher education advocates warn that tax cuts could hurt universities
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A1
Higher education advocates Wednesday warned that while tax cuts are politically popular, they could harm the state’s higher education system.
Tolerant of the tournament
Employers using basketball games to boost morale
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A8
Brooke Pfautz realizes that sales at his Hunt Valley, Md., mortgage banking company could plunge during the NCAA basketball tournament that begins today.
Jayhawk fans hit the road
Rock Chalk Trailer heads to Windy City
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A1
Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Kansas Jayhawks are flocking to Chicago to see Bill Self and the boys open play Friday night in the NCAA Tournament.
Gun legislation concerns city
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B4
Lawrence officials say they are worried about a bill that would prohibit cities from putting in their own restrictions on people’s ability to carry concealed guns.
Wright steps up in Wildcats’ rally
Big second half keys Kansas State triumph
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C5
David Hoskins drove for the go-ahead bucket with 33 seconds left, but Akeem Wright got the game ball from coach Bob Huggins for Kansas State’s 59-57 victory over Vermont on Wednesday night in the NIT.
TherapyWorks offers seminar on dizziness
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A8
TherapyWorks is planning a free seminar, “Unlocking The Mysteries of Dizziness: Examination and Interventions in the Management of Vestibular Imbalances” from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the company’s office, 1112 W. 6th St., Suite 120.
Troop-withdrawl legislation clears Senate hurdle, but faces veto threat
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
Democratic-backed legislation to withdraw U.S. combat troops from Iraq cleared its first Senate hurdle Wednesday, but Republicans confidently predicted they would soon defeat it and President Bush backed them up with a veto threat.
Chancellor backs plan to boost study abroad
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway is speaking out in favor of a proposal to create a national fellowship program that would increase the number of students studying abroad.
Keegan: Wright a unique talent
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C1
The late Branch Rickey, considered the founder of modern baseball scouting, used to say if he saw a pitching prospect throw 49 bad curveballs and one great one, then he marked “great curveball” next to his name. If he saw another pitcher throw 50 so-so curves and no bad ones, he would scratch “so-so curveball.”
Ozawkie man dies in one-vehicle wreck
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
An Ozawkie man died Tuesday night after his vehicle went off the road about five miles north of Perry, according to the Jefferson County Sheriff’s Office.
Commodities
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A8
LHS, Free State in robotics competition
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
High school robotics teams from Lawrence are participating in this week’s regional competition in Kansas City, Mo.
Evidence of global climate change carried on wings of migratory birds
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
Stan Roth looked outside a window in his house last week and couldn’t believe what he saw.
Lawmakers approve nuclear missile system
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
Prime Minister Tony Blair survived a rebellion by lawmakers in his own party Wednesday when Parliament approved his program to replace Britain’s fleet of four nuclear-armed submarines.
Pump patrol
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Jury votes for death for killer of 9-year-old
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
A jury decided Wednesday that a convicted sex offender should get the death penalty for the kidnapping, rape and murder of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford, who was buried alive in trash bags just yards from her home.
Greinke finds his groove
Right-hander helps his chances with four solid innings
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C5
Zack Greinke needed a good outing to stay in the mix for a spot in the Kansas City Royals rotation, and he delivered at the right time.
Official English’ moves to full Senate
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Senate committee Wednesday recommended approval of a bill designating English as the official language of the state.
Accident sends child, adult to hospital
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B3
A young child was transported to Lawrence Memorial Hospital Wednesday night after being injured in a wreck at 10th and Kentucky streets.
World powers agree on proposed Iran sanctions
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
U.N. ambassadors from six world powers agreed in principle Wednesday on a proposed new package of sanctions against Iran and were expected to introduce a resolution to the Security Council today if their governments approve it, the U.S. ambassador said.
Speaker: Government compounded disaster of Hurricane Katrina
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B3
The true disaster of Hurricane Katrina wasn’t the storm itself but the inept preparation and response of the federal government, a journalist said Wednesday on the Kansas University campus.
Art in the Park exhibitor deadline extended
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D2
Due to increasing popularity and reputation with artists and patrons alike, both locally and outside the northeast Kansas region, the call for artists for the Lawrence Art Guild’s 46th annual Art in the Park has been extended to April 1.
Fan memories of ‘57
Readers share their memories of the ‘57 game, whether they were there or not
March 15, 2007
Readers submit their memories of 1957 National Championship game between Kansas and North Carolina. Some were there, some were not, but it’s apparent it left an impression on many.
Modern slavery
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: John “Osawatomie” Brown represented courage, conviction and true independence from a tyrannical system of oppression. He was a civil rights activist who outwardly and openly challenged the United States government in its blindness and hypocrisy to the “peculiar institution” of his time: slavery.
KU to feature Mondale, Baker, Myers
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B8
A former vice president, a former Senate majority leader, and a former top military general will speak at Kansas University in the coming weeks.
Survey: Binge drinking highest in Ireland
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
Binge drinking continues to be a problem in Ireland, Britain, Finland and Denmark, according to a European Union survey of alcohol consumption released Wednesday.
Report: Substance abuse becoming more dangerous
Binge drinking, prescription drug abuse in college occur more often
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A1
Substance abuse on college campuses is nothing new, but it is taking a more extreme and dangerous form, with higher rates of frequent binge drinking and prescription drug abuse, and more negative consequences for students such as arrests and risky sexual behavior.
Two incidents proved intensity
Confrontations became nasty late in 1957 KU-UNC final
March 15, 2007
How heated was the competiton as Kansas and North Carolina struggled in the 1957 NCAA basketball title game in Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium? The fact the game ended with a 54-53 score in Carolina’s favor after a third overtime clearly reflects the intensity of the conflict. Two incidents in particular drew special attention. Regulation play ended with the scored tied at 46. Each team scored a basket in the first overtime, making it 48-all, then nobody scored in the second OT. Carolina missed four free throws in that scoreless stretch.
Bush says he’ll push immigration legislation
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
President Bush pledged Wednesday to intensify his push for languishing immigration legislation, standing alongside Mexican President Felipe Calderon who acknowledged he has relatives picking vegetables in the U.S.
Regional had racial undertones
March 15, 2007
There was a semblance of calm pervading Kansas University’s basketball program and its fans the week prior to the KU-North Carolina battle for the national college title in 1957, but earlier employment of the race card continued to simmer below the surface. KU officials, players and coaches refused to be drawn into a hot debate about what had happened at Dallas on March 15 and 16. But disturbed fans were still muttering after Kansas had defeated SMU and Oklahoma City to win the regional title and advance to the Final Four March 22 and 23 in Kansas City.
Sweet news: Berries can decrease your risk of cancer
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D1
Cancer is the second most common cause of death in the United States. It kills one out of every four Americans each year.
On the record
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
Billionaire donates $3M to fight TB in Africa
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
Billionaire George Soros pledged $3 million Wednesday to fight a deadly strain of tuberculosis in Africa.
KU fans fired up for semifinals
Across region, Jayhawk faithful made hoops hot topic
March 15, 2007
A person in Lawrence on Friday, March 22, 1957, could exert massive effort to get people to talk about something besides college basketball. But such a contrarian would have had little luck. The tremendous enthusiasm had seeped east into the ranks of Kansas City-area followers, as well. Seldom has court fever been as intense and widespread as the 23-2 Kansas Jayhawks faced the zero hour for the national college semifinal game against San Francisco in Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium. Dick Harp’s Jayhawks were ready for the challenge, but so, too, were their countless fans in the region and throughout the state.
Still smarting after all these years
Loss to Tar Heels in ‘57 title game left a mark on Jayhawks
March 15, 2007
On March 23, 1957, when Spike Lee was three days old and Greg Oden supposedly wasn’t born yet, a wound opened that to this day festers. On that day, in Municipal Auditorium in Kansas City, an undefeated band of toughies from New York City playing for the University of North Carolina defeated sophomore Wilt Chamberlain and Kansas University, 54-53, in three overtimes.
Humane Society hits crunch time for funding
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence Humane Society is in dire need of funds to pay for a 5,000-square-foot addition and state-mandated repairs.
Suicide attack kills 5, wounds 38
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
A suicide bomber struck near a police convoy in eastern Afghanistan on Wednesday, killing five people and wounding 38 in the latest in a growing wave of Iraq-style attacks.
Jayhawks devastated by setback
March 15, 2007
Some stranger who didn’t know what had just happened in Kansas City might have concluded that the Kansas University basketball team had won a second NCAA championship in Kansas City on Saturday night, March 23, 1957. A homecoming rally and dance for the Jayhawks drew more than 3,000 enthusiastic yet sympathetic people to the Memorial Union. Not many teams, victorious or vanquished, ever were serenaded by the trumpet and vocal renditions of the immortal Louis “Satchmo” Armstrong.
Gardening with a greener thumb
Small changes can make eco-friendly difference
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D1
We can do it. I know we can. Gardeners, I believe, by nature have an indelible urge to improve their little piece of the environment and leave the earth a more luscious, hearty and healthy place.
Expand newborn screening
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B7
About 24 to 48 hours after a child’s birth, we need to test for signs of possible health trouble. Trouble as in the potential for brain damage, mental retardation and slowed physical growth. Trouble as in death.
Dirty-player talk angers Bryant
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C4
Kobe Bryant says he can handle just about any kind of criticism. Calling him a dirty player crosses the line.
Defense in murder trial blames prosecution witness
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
During day three of a murder trial in Douglas County District Court, the defense accused one of the state’s witnesses of committing the crime.
New Ft. Leavenworth commander named
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B2
A new commanding general has been tapped for Fort Leavenworth.
Mixing tall fescue species still best bet
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D2
At some point in our lives, we have all been warned: “If it is too good to be true, then it probably is.” As discerning shoppers, we heed this warning when looking for a used car, dialing the phone to order from a late-night infomercial, or buying investment property in some other part of the country.
Detainee confesses to 9/11 attacks
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
Khalid Sheikh Mohammed, the suspected mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks, confessed to that attack and a chilling string of other terror plots during a military hearing at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, according to a transcript released Wednesday by the Pentagon.
Celebrations planned for wee hours
TV parties sprung up for national title game; rally set to follow
March 15, 2007
It was Game Day for the Kansas basketball team on Friday, March 23, 1957; that night KU would play unbeaten North Carolina for the NCAA championship at Kansas City’s Municipal Auditorium. Optimism prevailed here and in Kansas City, and confident officials here declared that win or lose, there would be a rally at about 1:45 to 2 a.m. Sunday at the Memorial Union.
Looking for a fresh start
Kahne hopes to rebound from a rough beginning
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C6
For Kasey Kahne, a good finish in Sunday’s Kobalt Tools 500 at Atlanta Motor Speedway would also be a good start.
Asleep at the wheel? FDA warns about pills
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
All prescription sleeping pills may sometimes cause sleep-driving, federal health officials warned Wednesday, almost a year after the bizarre side effect first made headlines when Rep. Patrick Kennedy crashed his car after taking Ambien.
Matthews denies using HGH
Angels outfielder breaks 16-day silence
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C2
Gary Matthews Jr. ended more than two weeks of silence on Wednesday after being linked to a steroids investigation, denying for the first time that he took human growth hormone.
Eudora man hospitalized after falling into river
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B4
A 45-year-old Eudora man is in an area hospital after falling 40 feet Monday night in a water intake tube on the Kansas River.
Chiquita to pay $25M to settle terrorism probe
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
Banana company Chiquita Brands International said Wednesday it has agreed to a $25 million fine after admitting it paid terrorists for protection in a volatile farming region of Colombia.
Bush backs Gonzales; Republican calls for firing
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
The political pressure is growing against Attorney General Alberto Gonzales now that the first Republican senator has said President Bush should fire him over the dismissal of eight federal prosecutors.
Signs of improvement show after Baghdad crackdown
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A7
Bomb deaths have gone down 30 percent in Baghdad since the U.S.-led security crackdown began a month ago. Execution-style slayings are down by nearly half.
Regents praise KU affiliation with hospital
Signed agreement expected in days
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A1
A contentious dispute between the Kansas University Medical Center and its teaching hospital over the medical center’s efforts to also join forces with a rival hospital may be resolved within days, a key official said Wednesday.
A&M’s Franklin big contributor
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C8
A’Quonesia Franklin was really under the radar as a high school player. Ranked the 248th player in the country out of high school, she’s 5-foot-3 and from sparsely recruited East Texas.
Study: Weekend heart attack patients likelier to die
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A5
Heart attack patients have a slightly higher risk of death if they go to the hospital on the weekend, when they are more likely to miss or wait longer for crucial treatments, one of the largest studies of the issue finds.
Shockers leave no doubts
KU baseball team hammered by in-state rivals
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C3
In five years of coaching the Kansas University baseball squad, the worst defeat Ritch Price had suffered against Wichita State was by five runs - at least until Wednesday’s game at Hoglund Ballpark.
Balanced approach to snacks sought
March 15, 2007
No to cookie police, says one school board candidate. No to food police, say several others. But yes to promoting moderation on junk food and more physical exercise in Lawrence’s public schools, say most of the eight candidates running for Lawrence’s school board in the April 3 election, in which four seats will be filled.
City discussion turns to Wal-Mart
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B3
Whether a new Lawrence City Commission would be more receptive to allowing a Wal-Mart at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive is still an open question.
Truck blocking highway makes Perry-Lecompton detour longer
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B1
Traffic backed up for more than an hour on U.S. Highway 24 east of Perry on Wednesday morning after a moving van became stuck when the driver tried to make an illegal U-turn.
Our town sports
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B3
Late Night’ pals’ sitcom a silly throwback
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A2
Co-created by Conan O’Brien, the silly new comedy “Andy Barker, PI” (8:30 p.m., NBC) stars O’Brien’s old sidekick, Andy Richter, as an accountant who opens his own firm in a rather unpopular strip mall, only to find that his clients still think he operates the private-eye firm formerly located in his office.
Jayhawks keep Niagara coach wide awake
March 15, 2007 in print edition on C1
So much for that celebration. Stretching out on a charter bus heading to Chicago on Wednesday afternoon, Niagara University’s basketball players were sleeping like babies as the bus rolled through Indiana.
Sen. Elizabeth Dole cruises in GOP poll
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A3
A new poll done for Sen. Elizabeth Dole’s campaign shows the senator well positioned to win a second term.
Douglas County Bank earns superior rating
March 15, 2007 in print edition on A8
Douglas County Bank has earned a 5-star rating for 18 consecutive years, according to BauerFinancial Inc., an independent bank-rating firm.
Riverdance’ delights Lied Center audience with more than steps
March 15, 2007 in print edition on D2
Since it premiered in February 1995 in Dublin, “Riverdance” has become an international sensation. With more than 9,000 performances in 32 countries, it has delighted more than 19 million people. Now, it has come to the Lied Center, and opening night did not disappoint.
KU praise
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Your Kansas University baseball Jayhawks visited Fayetteville, Ark., this past weekend and I found both the players and fans to be delightful people.
Horoscopes
March 15, 2007 in print edition on B5
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