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Police arrest suspect for hitting pedestrian with car
March 25, 2007
But downtown Lawrence was not calm all night as police responded to a call shortly after 2 a.m. in which a pedestrian had been struck by a car in the 700 block of Massachusetts Street.
Local teachers feeling major time crunch
March 25, 2007
Ever wish there were more hours in the day? That’s something Lawrence teachers find themselves wishing for all too often.
KU men disappointed with loss to UCLA
March 25, 2007
If someone would have told you KU forced UCLA into a season high 25 turnovers, you’d think the Jayhawks would have a pretty good chance to win the ball game. Unfortunately, Bill Self’s squad gave it away 21 times of its own and missed 19 easy shots to see its season come to an end last night.
Big shots propel Bruins past Jayhawks
March 25, 2007
6Sports director Kevin Romary was at the HP Pavilion last night as a wrap up from San Jose.
Jayhawks still missing clutch batting in close games
March 25, 2007
Switching gears to the diamond now where today the Kansas baseball team tried to steal a series from 14th ranked Oklahoma State at Hoglund Ballpark.
State considering new crop near Junction City
March 25, 2007
Could the fields around Junction City sprout rice paddies? State and local officials like the idea of growing a ground-breaking crop on the land.
Mass Street quiet as fans somber after KU loss
March 25, 2007
Before we knew the outcome of last night’s game, thousands sat on the edge of their seats, hoping KU would make a return to trip to the Final Four.
Over population of wild pigs a growing problem
March 25, 2007
There’s a new problem rooting is way into rural Douglas County - anywhere from 100-1000 pigs have been released into the land around Clinton Lake for hunting.
Kline doubts another elected office in his future
March 25, 2007
Former Kansas attorney general Phill Kline says he doubts he’ll seek another elected office.
Jayhawks return to Lawrence early Sunday morning
March 25, 2007
It started with a crowd of two. John Coleman and his friend, Don McCoy, both from Bonner Springs, were the first to arrive at Allen Fieldhouse at about 3:30 a.m. on Sunday morning.
Woods stretches lead to four at CA
Garcia spits into the cup after missing short putt
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C2
Tiger Woods set the tone early with a 4-iron that cut through the stiff wind and landed 10 feet away for eagle. He kept everyone at a distance Saturday by avoiding calamity on the Blue Monster’s brutal closing hole.
Political notebook
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
The organization that represents Lawrence’s 900-plus public school teachers announced Friday it has endorsed four candidates running for Lawrence’s school board. Voters will pick four of the eight candidates running in the April 3 general election.
White House, GOP senator back Gonzales
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
The White House and a key Republican senator reaffirmed support Saturday for Attorney General Alberto Gonzales even as Democrats questioned his credibility for apparently misrepresenting his role in firing eight federal prosecutors.
Kansas files 1st federal case under child protection law
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B3
Just hours after meeting in St. Louis with U.S. Attorney General Alberto Gonzales over child protection initiatives, U.S. Attorney Eric Melgren called for a news conference the following day on the first federal case in Kansas under the Adam Walsh Child Protection and Safety Act.
People in the news
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Elton John to extend record at Madison Square Garden ¢ Snoop Dogg’s London visit in doubt after visa denied ¢ Original cast to return for final ‘Harry Potter’ films ¢ Richards, Anderson sued concerning scuffle in Canada ¢ Vivica Fox charged in Los Angeles with drunken driving
Mexican-American hopes promotion leads to more diversity in department
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B1
Miguel Armenta’s proudest day was almost 10 years ago when he was hired as a firefighter with Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical.
State mulls adding K-10 toll road
Department of Transportation looking for ways to pay for additional lanes
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kendra Bearden pumped 12 gallons of gas into her car this week at Eudora’s Kwik Shop in preparation for her daily commute on Kansas Highway 10 to her job in Lenexa.
Pricey T-shirts challenge premium denim as objects of fashion status
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D6
Forget about T-shirts being the most affordable part of your wardrobe. Say hello to the new school of $100 T’s.
At 50, EU faces identity issues
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
After the outrage and cussing subsided, you could almost hear the national chuckle over a proposal by the European Union that Germany post speed limits on 3,700 miles of autobahn as a way to reduce carbon dioxide emissions.
Oden lifts OSU to Final Four
Freshman star larger than life in win against Memphis
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C4
Ohio State coach Thad Matta looked down the bench and locked eyes with Greg Oden. The big man, sitting out with three fouls, nodded.
Extra Minutes: UCLA 68, Kansas 55
March 25, 2007
Tying up loose ends from what proved to be the final game in KU’s 33-5 season. The Jayhawks struggled mightily on offense for the game’s final 25 minutes against a UCLA team which now makes its second straight trip to the Final Four.
KU golfers in sixth
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
Freshman Emily Powers shot a second-round 72, while senior Amanda Costner carded a 73 as the Kansas University women’s golf team sits in sixth place at the MountainView Collegiate.
KU rowers open season
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Kansas University women’s rowing team opened its 2007 spring season Saturday with a six-race regatta against Texas and SMU at Burcham Park.
Gambling bill clears first House hurdle
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B5
Tourist-attracting casinos and slot machines at race tracks were a step closer to reality when the House gave first-round approval to the idea after more than a dozen hours of sometimes contentious and emotional debate.
Wichita State still plans to install piece made by artist who shot dog 30 years ago
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B4
Wichita State University still plans to install a sculpture by Tom Otterness on campus, despite discovering that Otterness was filmed 30 years ago shooting and killing a dog.
(B)ruined!
KU devastated after season-ending loss
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C1
Bill Self unfastened the top button on his shirt, loosened his tie and, with an ashen face, paced ahead of his Kansas University basketball players out a tunnel toward the locker room Saturday night.
Afflalo makes few mistakes
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C7
Snipping down the nets never gets old.
Stay or go? Wait and see
Rush in no rush; others say they’ll return
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C5
The one question lingering, waiting to be asked as soon as the season ended, “Stay or go?” was put to bed quickly and firmly by two Kansas University basketball players Saturday.
Religion renews its pull on U.S. politics
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B7
He’s not exactly a profile in courage. After all, Pete Stark is 75 and has represented his liberal district near San Francisco for more than 30 years. It’s unlikely that he’ll be tarred and feathered or sent packing for admitting that he’s, well, a godless politician.
Mixed strategies improve pet adoptions
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D8
In terms of playing on animal lovers’ emotions, a current run of Pedigree Food for Dogs TV commercials ranks right up there with “Old Yeller” and “My Dog Skip.”
Eating: It’s just too much fun to let old habits die
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D4
Long before potato chips were uniformly molded and stacked in tubular canisters, and decades before candy bars were reduced to small, round pellets sold by the bag, we had plenty of treats in my childhood home. We didn’t need novelties and gimmicky packaging to fill our bellies with junk food.
Horoscopes
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D6
Griffey, Big Unit back in action
Wang headed to DL with hamstring injury
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C9
Ken Griffey Jr. and Randy Johnson are beginning to get healthy. The New York Yankees, however, will be without their top starting pitcher for at least a month.
Suicide bombers wreak havoc across Iraq
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A11
Suicide bombers struck in force across Iraq on Saturday, killing at least 46 people and wounding scores more in an explosion of street violence after days of relative calm.
Company’s plan for modified rice creates debate
Ventria Bioscience seeks approval to plant genetically altered crop in fields near Junction City
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A1
The small paddies of rice that are expected to sprout this year near Junction City hold much promise for Kansas.
Special need
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Most of us are aware by now of the extensive pet food recall going on. News coverage has been thorough, and information on the recalled brands and recommended actions for pet owners has been readily available.
Couple are honored for farming success
March 25, 2007 in print edition on E1
Roger and Sue Pine, of rural Douglas County, were named a Kansas Master Farmer and Master Farm Homemaker for 2006.
Commentary: Bruins deserved this
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C6
They celebrated, but not too wildly. Donned their regional championship hats and T-shirts, hugged, waved to the crowd.
Public grows disenchanted with GOP
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
Six years of Republican control in Washington have taken a toll on the country - and the GOP is paying the price politically. Instead of the Bush administration ushering in a new era of GOP dominance, as Karl Rove hoped, it has set the stage for a Democratic resurgence.
Mouse makes off with man’s dentures
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A9
Never underestimate a mouse’s determination.
Diminutive Duck ready for next test
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C4
His twin sister, Teneea, used to dunk on him.
Mormon church objects to angel on T-shirts
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A12
For a coffee shop, T-shirts of a Mormon angel with java flowing into his trumpet are selling well. But they don’t have the blessing of religious leaders.
Bankruptcies
March 25, 2007 in print edition on E1
Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy protection for the week ended Thursday in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in the District of Kansas, according to court records:
Livable cities
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: In this election we should be paying more attention to Bill Gates.
Lawsuit filed over cat found living in office
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A9
The custody battle over Carl the Cat is going to trial.
Iraq bill veto would slow aid for citrus farmers
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A9
A bill promising $40 million in federal aid for a citrus industry recovering from this winter’s deep freeze is likely to collapse because it’s attached to an Iraq supplemental funding bill that the president is expected to veto.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B7
Commentary: Rush, Afflalo should cash in soon
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C2
One was almost certainly playing his last game before trading his class schedule for instant riches in the NBA. The other will play at least once more before he, too, becomes a millionaire.
Jeb Bush denied honorary UF degree, named honorary alumnus instead
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A12
Former Gov. Jeb Bush was denied an honorary degree at the University of Florida - but he can still call himself an honorary alumnus.
U.N. Security Council approves new sanctions against Iran
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
The U.N. Security Council unanimously voted Saturday to impose additional sanctions against Iran for its refusal to stop enriching uranium - a move intended to show Tehran that defiance will leave it increasingly isolated.
Two books target women travelers willing to splurge
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D3
BOOKS: “50 Best Girlfriends Getaways in North America,” by Marybeth Bond (National Geographic, $15.95) and “Fly Solo: The 50 Best Places on Earth for a Girl to Travel Alone,” by Teresa Rodriguez Williamson (Perigee Trade, $15.95) TARGET AUDIENCE: Women travelers, whether they’re into “togethering” or are restless for solo adventures.
Silly stunts often can harm hunters’ rights
Turkey ‘shoot’ in Pennsylvania leads to animal cruelty charges
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C12
With steelhead fishing unpredictable, ice getting iffy and the spring walleye runs still a week or so away, a lot of outdoors people are getting restless looking for things to keep them occupied.
Contractor: Remains of 9/11 victims fill potholes
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
The pulverized remains of bodies from the World Trade Center disaster site were used by city workers to fill ruts and potholes, a city contractor says in a sworn affidavit filed Friday in Manhattan Federal Court.
Heel, Hoya coaches were there in 1982
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C4
The night Michael Jordan made that shot, Roy Williams and John Thompson III were inside the Superdome, too. They also have memories from 25 years ago.
Ugly and brutal’ game sends fans in San Jose packing
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A10
Jack Merriman is a fan of Brandon Rush. Watched Brandon Rush. Even dressed up like Brandon Rush.
U.S. voters deserve honest debate on key topics
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B7
Some 18 months from now, some jerk, probably me, will write a column saying that the 2008 presidential candidates have let the country down and that many important issues have gone unaddressed. Someone writes that column every four years, and it always gets huzzahs.
Riley: Wade’s shoulder making some progress
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C10
NBA finals MVP Dwyane Wade’s dislocated left shoulder is “healing and tightening up,” Miami coach Pat Riley said Saturday.
Britain demands release of seized sailors
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
Britain demanded the safe return of 15 sailors and marines held by Irananian forces, while the rhetoric out of Tehran escalated.
Chickens slaughtered after bird flu found
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
Farm workers cried and protested as Bangladesh continued to slaughter chickens Saturday as a precautionary measure to prevent the spread of the deadly H5N1 strain of the bird flu virus, officials said.
On the record
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B7
East Lawrence residents, owner disagree over fate of historic house
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B1
To members of the East Lawrence Neighborhood Association, the house at 1211 R.I. looks like an 1870s home that needs some work.
Strong earthquake strikes Japan
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
A strong earthquake struck Japan early Sunday, killing at least one person, violently shaking buildings and triggering two very small tsunamis that hit the coast, officials and media reports said.
Lawrence Datebook
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B2
Ashwood has an answer
KU starter stymies Cowboys in bounce-back win
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
One day after Oklahoma State’s baseball team blasted Kansas University for 14 runs, the Jayhawks silenced one of the Big 12 Conference’s best offensive teams Saturday with a 6-3 victory at Hoglund Ballpark.
Nation’s oldest fish hatchery to get expanded visitors center
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B8
The national fish hatchery in this southwest Missouri town is a big attraction for school groups and tourists, but only a few people at a time can squeeze into its modest visitors center.
Royals banish Berroa to Omaha
Newly acquired Pena Jr. will start at shortstop for Kansas City
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C9
The Kansas City Royals optioned shortstop Angel Berroa, the 2003 American League Rookie of the year, to Triple-A Omaha on Saturday.
Fire marshal resigns after consulting psychic
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
A fire marshal who admitted consulting online psychics at work didn’t need a crystal ball to tell him it was time to resign.
Turkey hunts scheduled near Topeka
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C12
Jeffrey Energy Center west of Topeka will be the site of three youth turkey hunts in April.
Dozens protest Cuba travel restrictions
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
A small crowd of mostly Cuban exiles gathered on a sidewalk Saturday to express frustration with the Bush administration’s restrictions on traveling to the communist island to visit family.
Myths persist about bird as pets
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D8
Individuals are likely to differ as to which attributes of companion birds are desirable and which are undesirable. Before choosing a companion bird, a perspective owner may want to give careful consideration to the following questions.
Group says restaurant discriminated against gays
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B3
Four women repeated their claim Friday that they were told to leave an IHOP restaurant because two of them kissed.
Bass Pass tournament termed ‘total success’
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C12
Kansas’ first tournament using of the state’s new Bass Pass went off without a hitch March 10 at La Cygne Lake.
China chooses rising star to lead Shanghai
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A11
The Chinese Communist Party announced Saturday that it had chosen an economic reformer and rising star to oversee Shanghai, replacing an official who was ousted in a corruption scandal.
City ousts manager planning sex change
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A9
In the most closely watched hearing of this small city’s 102-year history, supporters made emotional pleas late into the night Friday to convince Largo commissioners that City Manager Steve Stanton, who has announced he is having a sex change, deserves to keep his job.
Trout permit needed, whether fishing for trout or not
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C12
A new fishing regulation mandates that during the Kansas trout season (Oct. 15 to April 15), some waters stocked with trout require a trout permit whether fishing for trout or not.
Rice appeals to Arab allies in pursuit of Mideast peace
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A11
On her first stop in a drive through the Middle East to breathe life into a long-dormant peace process, Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice focused on rallying Arab allies to revive an old initiative.
President: Congress must settle disputes
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A6
President Bush accused the Democratic-led Congress of wasting taxpayers’ time picking fights with the White House instead of resolving disputes over money for U.S. troops and the firings of the U.S. attorneys.
Fueling the future
Development of alternative energy a driving force in biotech’s ‘third wave’
March 25, 2007 in print edition on E1
Biotechnology was first applied in medicine, then farming. Today, dozens of lifesaving drugs are on the market, while many crops are genetically engineered to withstand weed killers.
Loophole leads to Morris signing
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C10
Randolph Morris’ college season ended Sunday when Kentucky lost to Kansas in the second round of the NCAA Tournament.
Crossword tournament seeks bigger venue
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
Synonym for farewell. Seven letters.
Real U.S. coins used to make mold in collectible glassware
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D5
Government regulations for sales of antiques have always been confusing. Today it is illegal to sell anything made with eagle feathers, even if the item was made years before the Endangered Species Act passed.
Ask questions before building a child’s play set
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D7
There are three basic choices for parents wanting to build a play set for their kids, says Scott Schulz, owner of Rainbow Play Systems of Sacramento, Calif.
Jayhawks go deep in Big 12 opener
Late homers save KU in extra-inning win
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Kansas University softball team figured the long ball worked so well forcing extra innings, why not use it one more time once it got there?
Lawyers: Disability rules not clear to veterans
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Army is rethinking the way it evaluates wounded and injured soldiers who are no longer fit for duty because of post-traumatic stress disorder and certain other conditions.
Legal workers
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Robert M. Tyler’s March 15 letter “Modern slavery,” on the exploitation of immigrant workers by unscrupulous employers, is good, but he confuses matters by using the word “illegal.”
Perez pleased with his progress
Kansas City starter tosses five solid innings; bullpen falters
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C9
After languishing in the Los Angeles Dodgers bullpen to start last season, a midseason trade to Kansas City gave Odalis Perez a fresh start. Now in his first full season with the Royals, Perez is making the most of it.
Kansas basketball notebook
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C7
Bill Self definitely felt the fourth time in the Elite Eight would be the charm.
Keep cleaning supplies handy with new pets
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D8
Everyone loves to bring a new puppy or kitten into the family. But while fun and cuddly, it’s important to remember that until an animal is housebroken, accidents inside the home are a common occurrence.
Conference on chimps welcomes Goodall
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A3
Jane Goodall, the world’s best-known observer of chimpanzee behavior, watched the chimps at Chicago’s Lincoln Park Zoo on Saturday while a crowd of zoo-goers gathered to watch her.
Woman guilty of murder by antifreeze
Suspect convicted in boyfriend’s death while serving life sentence for husband’s murder
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A12
A former 911 operator was convicted Saturday of murdering her boyfriend by poisoning him with antifreeze.
Lions finish 1-2 on long road trip
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Lawrence High baseball team split a pair of games against two of Oklahoma’s best squads.
Poet’s Showcase
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D3
‘In a Baghdad Market’ by Max Sutton.
Hype springs eternal, at least in cosmetics’ anti-aging industry
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D4
Proteins from a glacier. Extracts from rice. Eye cream from white peonies. Face-firming activators. Swiss cellular de-agers. Chanel. La Prairie. Creme de la Mer. Dr. Jessica Wu. Dr. Nicholas Perricone. Dr. Sebagh. Drs. Rodan & Fields.
Fighting ‘antis’ keeps group busy
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C12
The U.S. Sportsmen’s Alliance is the eye-in-the-sky for hunters, the watchdog group fighting back against the “antis,” as animal rights activists who hate hunting are called. The group guards the backs of sportsmen nationwide.
Credibility gone
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Public attention is drawn nearly every day to suspected cover-up of wrongdoing by either President Bush, Vice President Cheney, appointed officials or the White House staff. The credibility of this administration can’t become much worse than it is now.
Britney Spears’ fortune, by the numbers
Star remains on top, financially
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A2
Britney Spears may well have found her stint in rehab taxing, but her biggest challenge lies ahead: Settling her divorce from Kevin Federline and fighting the complex custody battle over their sons.
Ambassador to share piece of little-known Asian kingdom
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B1
In the tiny mountain kingdom of Bhutan, the king once said he viewed “gross national happiness” as the best measure of the nation’s health.
Deadline rejection may cause showdown
Northern Ireland Protestants don’t agree to share power with Catholics
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A8
Northern Ireland’s main Protestant party on Saturday rejected a British deadline to share power with Catholics, officials said, launching a showdown that could end in the collapse of the territory’s legislature.
Church vows to continue protesting at funeral despite law
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A5
Members of a Kansas church that pickets the funerals of dead soldiers say they will continue with plans for a protest Monday in northeast Ohio, despite a decision by a federal court upholding the state’s law limiting where they may stand.
Senator questions CIA’s secret prisons
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A6
The chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee is questioning whether the CIA’s secret prison program - which he fears has become a black eye to the United States - should continue.
Subprime loans help many become homeowners
March 25, 2007 in print edition on E1
Don’t get me wrong - I don’t want to defend sleazy lending practices that have hurt homeowners who have subprime mortgages.
Dejected, yet faithful
Jayhawk fans optimistic about next year’s season
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A1
Awash in a sea of fans clad in baby blue - and, more importantly, an opportunistic lineup of sharp-shooting UCLA Bruins - Kansas fans once again are headed into the offseason with a postseason loss, this time one win away from the Final Four.
Downtown deflated after regional-final loss
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A1
Moments after Saturday night’s Kansas University basketball game ended, Massachusetts Street suddenly clogged with honking cars.
Looking ahead
Everyone loves a tax cut, but Kansans may not like the future fallout from the number of cuts now being considered by state legislators.
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B6
It seems that a modest increase in state revenue is burning a proverbial hole in the pockets of some Kansas legislators.
Keegan: UCLA had edge in poise
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C1
Missed the West Regional final and don’t have time to watch the entire replay? Just watch the last first-half possession for each team and you’ve seen it all.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
March 25, 2007 in print edition on B7
Orchestra in tune with Kansas
Musicians to work with Lawrence students
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D1
Holly Hamilton performs dozens of times each year at the Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C., one of the premier concert halls in the country.
Dance across Lawrence expected to draw variety of participants
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D2
Anti-war protesters and the honk-for-hemp guy are mainstays on Saturdays at 11th and Massachusetts streets. Next weekend, they’ll have some particularly graceful company.
Best-sellers
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D3
Near miss
Ingrid Bergman bio reveals ‘Casablanca’ stars never wanted to appear in the film
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D3
A new biography of Ingrid Bergman casts fresh light on the making of the 1942 classic “Casablanca,” in which none of its three stars wanted to appear. They never suspected that their roles would become the best-remembered of their careers.
Rebel with a cause
Lawrence native sets beauty, currency as destinations in dance
March 25, 2007 in print edition on D1
Karole Armitage didn’t set out to be a rebel. For most of her first 20 years of life, she executed pirouettes and jetes in pretty tutus as a classical ballerina. When that started feeling rigid and automatic, she ditched Europe for New York and became a modern dancer.
Trial heart stents pass key safety tests
March 25, 2007 in print edition on A7
A new crop of experimental heart stents have passed some key safety and effectiveness tests and may one day offer alternatives to the controversial stents currently used to keep unclogged arteries open, doctors reported Saturday.
Today’s capsules
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C4
No. 1 North Carolina vs. No. 2 Georgetown and No. 1 Florida vs. No. 3 Oregon.
Brown sets hurdles mark
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C3
Junior Ashley Brown set a school record in the women’s 100-meter hurdles Saturday at the season-opening Tulsa Duels.
Rutgers wins stunner
Duke star misses tying free-throw tries
March 25, 2007 in print edition on C8
Rutgers’ season was over, or so it seemed. Less than a second remained, and the ACC’s player of the year was headed to the free-throw line to shoot mighty Duke back into the regional finals.