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On the street
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KU fans arrive in San Antonio Final Four in San Antonio - Paparazzi style Clinton Lake dam
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Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Brian Turk, left, a civil engineering technician for the U.S. Corps of Engineers, and Kipp Walters, a park ranger with the corps at Clinton Lake, inspect tunnel walls inside the dam at Clinton. A comprehensive five-year inspection of the dam was done this week. Clinton Lake dam gets 5-year checkup
April 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The small stream of water made a garden hose-like hiss as it forced its way under the steel gate and into the nearly 700-foot tunnel that is the closest thing Lawrence has to a massive cannon. The constant spray provided an ominous hint of what lay on the other side.
12:00 p.m.
Members of the Sullivan family of Lawrence take great pride in their downstairs room that is a tribute to everything Jayhawk. From left are Bailey, 11, her father, Dan Sullivan, and sister Reagan, 8. Fans have ‘Big Dance’ steps of own
April 3, 2008 in print edition on 1A
There isn’t one Kansas University basketball fan who can precisely predict or control the outcome of Saturday’s Final Four match-up against North Carolina. But that doesn’t stop every fanatical fan decked out in crimson and blue from trying.
4:00 p.m.
Haskell Indian Nations University president Linda Warner, center, walks Wednesday on campus with students, from left, Recinda Adams, Albuquerque, N.M., senior; Tashina Tahdooahnippah, Lawrence junior; Rebecca Jamison, White Swan, Wash.; and MayAnne Mitchell, Warm Springs, Ore. Warner been the president for one year. Haskell president reflects on first year
April 3, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Since arriving on Haskell Indian Nations University’s campus one year ago, Linda Warner has endured praise and flak. That’s expected when a new university president comes aboard and wants to make changes, especially at a 124-year-old school that runs deep in tradition.
10:00 p.m.
Keith Loneker rehearses a locker room scene on the set of "Leatherheads." The actor earned All Big Eight honors three times while playing football for the Kansas Jayhawks. Field position
April 3, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Keith Loneker is on TV right now punching the bejesus out of a hapless referee. His mug is on the homepage of, grimacing and readying for a showdown. As of today, he’s also appearing in a couple thousand theaters around the country. The Lawrence resident is a cast member of the new film “Leatherheads.”

All stories

NBA Roundup
April 3, 2008 in print edition on B6
Scores from around the league.
Survey: 3 to 13 minutes optimal for sex
April 3, 2008 in print edition on A8
Maybe men had it right all along: It doesn’t take long to satisfy a woman in bed.
Ballot message
The closeness of Tuesday’s election tally sends a message that state lawmakers and local school board members shouldn’t ignore.
April 3, 2008 in print edition on A7
Although provisional ballots are unlikely to alter the outcome of Tuesday’s school election, the closeness of the vote sends a powerful message on behalf of local taxpayers.
Crean takes over at Indiana
Ex-Marquette coach calls IU post No. 1 in country
April 3, 2008 in print edition on B2
Tom Crean couldn’t say “no” when Indiana offered him the coaching job.
Our town sports
April 3, 2008 in print edition on B6
Information about local sports.