Archive for Wednesday, April 9, 2008

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On the street

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
KU basketball players and national champions, from left, Mario Chalmers, Sherron Collins and Brandon Rush take in the atmosphere Tuesday of more than 25,000 fans at Memorial Stadium. Welcome back, champs!
April 8, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Despite the rain, despite the cold and despite a party that did not end until 2 or 3 in the morning, about 25,000 Jayhawk fans poured into Memorial Stadium on Tuesday afternoon to fete their national champion basketball team.
8:00 a.m.
City crews were out at 7 a.m. picking up trash in downtown Lawrence left from a huge party on Massachusetts Street that lasted from Monday night into Tuesday morning to celebrate the Jayhawk basketball team's national championship. Jayhawks on parade? No plan for one yet
April 9, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Prospects for a parade to celebrate Kansas University’s National Championship were a lot like the weather that greeted the team on Tuesday - cloudy at best.
12:11 p.m.
Flanked by their national championship trophies, Kansas coach Bill Self, left, Sasha Kaun, center, and Russell Robinson bask in the spotlight the morning after beating Memphis for the national championship in San Antonio. The last laugh
April 9, 2008 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self had finally returned to his Hilton Hotel room at about 6 a.m. Tuesday, after he and his wife, Cindy, entertained relatives and childhood friends, as well as parents of his players into the wee hours of the morning.
4:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Mario Chalmers and Brandon Rush salute each other in overtime Monday, April 7, 2008 at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Questions surround futures of Kansas trio
April 9, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The immediate future of Kansas University basketball looks rather rosy … provided billionaire booster T. Boone Pickens fails in his attempt to lure Bill Self to Oklahoma State.
10:00 p.m.
Central Junior High School student Krystal Turner reads a bronze historical plaque at Watkins Community Museum on Wednesday during a scavenger hunt in downtown Lawrence. The scavenger hunt was part of Wednesdays at Liberty Hall, a program that provides activities for students on Wednesdays, when they get out of school early. Students search for history
April 9, 2008 in print edition on 3A
The hunt was on downtown Wednesday as Lawrence junior high students took to the streets in search of bronze.

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Crowd control
Law enforcement officers deserve credit for overseeing a relatively safe celebration of Monday’s Jayhawk victory.
April 9, 2008 in print edition on A10
The celebration of Kansas University’s national basketball championship in downtown Lawrence was not without incident, but, given the size and excitement of the crowd, relatively few problems were reported.
NBA Roundup
April 9, 2008 in print edition on B8
Scores from around the league.