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Lead stories

4:00 a.m.
Kansas' Mario Chalmers screams with jubilation after draining a three against North Carolina in the first half of the 2008 Final Four game. KU cools heels
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Bill Self surveyed the locker room, looking at each of his Kansas University basketball players one by one, square in the eyes. “I told ‘em, ‘I hope you have as much fun playing tonight as I will coaching,”’ said Self, Kansas University’s fifth-year coach.
9:00 a.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self and his players signal victory to a national audience Saturday after defeating North Carolina in the Final Four at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Oh my God, this is awesome’
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Fireworks were crackling over the Saturday night sky as fans celebrated in the streets, on the sidewalks, inside cars and everywhere else in Lawrence. They were toasting Kansas University’s 84-66 victory over North Carolina.
1:00 p.m.
KU fans flood Massachusetts Street after the Jayhawks' 84-66 victory over North Carolina in the Final Four on Saturday in San Antonio. KU will play Memphis on Monday for the national title. Bring on Memphis
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The Rock Chalk chant started with 1:36 remaining, signifying Kansas University’s place on the doorstep of a national championship.
4:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich rips a rebound away from North Carolina's Tyler Hansbrough, left, and Danny Green. Aldrich, a freshman, scored eight points and snagged seven rebounds, including several against Hansbrough, in KU's 84-66 victory Saturday in San Antonio. Aldrich still awestruck after gem
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 5C
Cole Aldrich still might not fully understand just what he did. Here’s the 6-foot-11 mound of a freshman forward. He just scored eight points and grabbed seven pivotal rebounds in Kansas University’s 84-66 national semifinal victory over North Carolina on Saturday night.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas University basketball fans fill Massachusetts Street after the Jayhawks' 84-66 win over North Carolina in the semifinals of the NCAA championships Saturday, April 5, 2008, in San Antonio. Police stay busy on game night
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 9A
The crowd of thousands that gathered in downtown Lawrence Saturday night to celebrate Kansas University’s victory was mostly well-behaved, police said.
10:00 p.m.
Tempe Harty, left, of Eudora, gives Jackie Stiles, of Wichita, a beer Sunday as she crosses the finish line of the Brew to Brew Run in North Lawrence. Competitors ran 43.5 miles from Kansas City, Mo., to Lawrence, either solo or in relay teams. The annual run benefits the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 2,000 make annual brew run
April 6, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Tom Whalen crossed the finish line in Sunday’s Brew to Brew Run, dropped to the ground and vomited. “It was hard,” said the St. Louis resident, who ran the 43.5-mile course in five hours, 27 minutes and 45 seconds, the first solo finisher.

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April 6, 2008 in print edition on D3
The best-selling fiction books for this week.
Your Fellow Citizen
April 6, 2008 in print edition on D3
Poet’s Showcase: Your Fellow Citizen by Ronda J. Miller.
On the record
April 6, 2008 in print edition on B2
No reports were available Saturday night.
Right to hunt
A constitutional amendment to guarantee hunting and fishing rights in Kansas seems like a drastic effort to address a problem that doesn’t exist.
April 6, 2008 in print edition on B6
In a session that has been dominated by bartering for votes to try to ensure construction of two coal-fired power plants in southwest Kansas, members of the Kansas House have found it difficult to move other legislation through their chamber.