Archive for Thursday, April 17, 2008

Also from April 17

Births
Blog entries
Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Foxes KU baseball vs. Missouri State LHS track meet
Podcasts
Polls
With Darrell Arthur testing the NBA Draft waters now, do you think he'll be back at KU next season?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
59%
Yes
 
33%
Not sure
 
7%
Total 3685
Have higher food prices prompted you to buy more generic or store-brand groceries?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
75%
No
 
24%
Total 289
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
KU's Jacob Breth hits the sand pit after taking a run at the long jump. Breth sits in seventh place after the first day of the decathlon at the Kansas Relays on Wednesday at Memorial Stadium. And they’re off!
April 17, 2008
Four events and five hours in, Kansas University’s Jacob Breth must have felt he had a crick in his neck from staring up at the decathlon field above him Wednesday afternoon during the 81st annual Kansas Relays.
9:00 a.m.
A mother fox and her young touch in the early evening light Tuesday in east Lawrence. The mother and her six kits have taken up shelter in a old garage near Seventh and New York streets. Fox family makes home downtown
April 17, 2008 in print edition on 1A
A family of foxes has made a rather public home out of an East Lawrence neighborhood.
1:00 p.m.
Break it down: How long does trash take to degrade?
April 17, 2008 in print edition on 1A
It seems innocent enough. Whiling away a spring day on the banks of the Kaw hoping to tangle with a flathead. You have all your necessities: a dozen plump nightcrawlers in a foam cup; a worn spool of fishing line; and six longneck bottles of your favorite cold beverage.
3:28 p.m.
Kansas defenders Darrell Arthur, left, and Brandon Rush double-team Memphis guard Chris Douglas-Roberts in the 2008 NCAA Championship game.  On Thursday Arthur and Rush declared for the 2008 NBA draft. Rush, Arthur declare for 2008 NBA Draft
11:05 a.m., April 17, 2008 Updated 4:37 p.m.
Kansas University junior guard Brandon Rush and sophomore forward Darrell Arthur each made it official Thursday afternoon - they’ve both thrown their hats into the 2008 NBA Draft ring. Rush intends to sign with an agent soon, while Arthur is testing the waters, not inking with an agent yet as he said he’s looking for a spot in the top half of the first round.
10:00 p.m.
Kansas defenders Darrell Arthur, left, and Brandon Rush double-team Memphis guard Chris Douglas-Roberts in the 2008 NCAA Championship game.  On Thursday Arthur and Rush declared for the 2008 NBA draft. Positive attitude key for KU goodbyes
April 17, 2008 in print edition on 5A
As a lifelong Kansas University basketball fan, Karen Pauls, 64, thinks of the players as her sons. So when players flee the Jayhawk nest, saying goodbye can be difficult.

All stories

Good policy
The group that oversees Kansas high school activities has adopted a policy that should prevent a repeat of this year’s controversial rejection of a female referee.
April 17, 2008 in print edition on A6
The Kansas State High School Activities Association has taken a positive step by adopting a specific anti-discrimination policy for its affiliated schools.
Appleton signs on
Juco transfer a ‘do-everything guard,’ Self says
April 17, 2008 in print edition on B1
Tyrone Appleton figures to fill a variety of slots on the basketball court at Kansas University.
Our Town Sports
April 17, 2008 in print edition on B2
Sports in and around Lawrence
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