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6:00 a.m.
Rick Davis, center, checks in Julie Reece on Saturday during the Republican caucus at South Junior High School. In Lawrence, 870 Republicans participated in the caucus. Huckabee victorious in Kansas
February 10, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Defying U.S. Sen. John McCain’s lead in the Republican presidential race, Kansas GOP caucusgoers on Saturday flocked to former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee who easily won statewide and in Lawrence. “I think it reflects the fact that people still want a voice and still want a choice,” said Zach Stoltenberg, a Huckabee supporter and Kansas University architecture graduate student. “It doesn’t matter what CNN or Fox News or anybody says. This race isn’t over.”
12:00 p.m.
Kansas University player Danny Manning and KU coach Larry Brown embrace after winning the 1988 NCAA Men's Basketball Championship. Manning went on to play in the NBA for many years and is now an assistant coach for KU. Brown went on to a successful coaching career in the NBA, including with the Philadelphia 76ers and the Detroit Pistons, among other teams. Here in Lawrence, Brown owns commercial real estate and is an owner of the holding company that owns Lawrence Bank. 20 years older, still champs
February 10, 2008 in print edition on 1A
It’s been nearly 20 years since Chris Piper, Kevin Pritchard, Milt Newton, Jeff Gueldner and Danny Manning closed their last season together with six straight victories to win an NCAA championship. And they’re still winning. The five starters from that 83-79 victory over Oklahoma in Kansas City, Mo., are continuing to post success in their professional pursuits, from basketball to banking, cars to custom-made glassware.
5:00 p.m.
Isaac Ward, 10, from Hillcrest School, rejoices after correctly spelling a word in the Douglas County Spelling Bee on Saturday at Southwest Junior High. Isaac eventually won the spelling bee with the word "hysterical." 10-year-old gets ‘hysterical’ for bee win
February 10, 2008 in print edition on 1B
The first and one of the youngest spellers of the Douglas County Spelling Bee became the bee champion Saturday. Ten-year-old Isaac Ward won with the word “hysterical.” The word seemed to match his level of excitement throughout the bee at Southwest Junior High School, where he had a flawless performance.
10:00 p.m.
From left, Bill Hambleton, Ben Tilghman, Marilyn Tilghman and state Rep. Tom Sloan, R-Lawrence, discuss carbon dioxide emissions at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce's annual Eggs & Issues meeting on Saturday morning at the HH Bar and Grill, 4931 W. Sixth St. The meeting is the first of a series that allows individuals to speak with state legislators and learn more about issues in the Senate and House. Breakfast serves up issues for Legislature
February 10, 2008 in print edition on 1B
There were no eggs at Saturday’s Eggs & Issues breakfast forum, at HH Bar and Grill, 4931 W. Sixth St., but issues were many. In the year’s first question-and-answer session with state legislators, energy and education were the top issues on the minds of about 70 community members and lawmakers alike.

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Poet’s Showcase
February 10, 2008 in print edition on D3
‘My Favorite Place Is …’ by Jordan Winter
NBA Roundup
February 10, 2008 in print edition on C10
Scores from around the league.
Popular appeal
After 21 books, John Grisham sees himself as an entertainer and not a literary giant
February 10, 2008 in print edition on D3
Some things John Grisham knows: He got 15 rejections before his first book, “A Time to Kill,” was published. He made $9 million last year. He’s not James Joyce or William Faulkner. He’s an entertainer.