Archive for Tuesday, March 4, 2008

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The Pew Center on Monday gave Kansas a B-minus in a national ranking of how well state governments manage their budgets, staffs, infrastructure and information. What grade would you give Kansas?

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas' Darnell Jackson gives his fellow senior teammate Jeremy Case a bear hug on the sidelines during the Texas Tech blowout on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks shredded the Red Raiders, 109-51. Jayhawks bask in their senior moment
March 4, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The thunder inside Allen Fieldhouse grew even more deafening Monday night as Jayhawk fans saluted their seniors.
8:00 a.m.
Carlos Jerome Jackson faces three felony charges of aggravated battery for allegedly shooting three people outside the Last Call nightclub, 729 N.H. Shooting suspect makes first appearance
March 4, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Saying he didn’t understand the charges against him, a Topeka man accused of shooting three people outside a former Lawrence nightclub made an appearance Monday afternoon in Douglas County District Court.
12:00 p.m.
Top secrets
March 4, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Four years ago Frank Warren embarked on a modest artistic experiment. He began handing out 3,000 blank postcards to strangers in Washington, D.C. He requested they tell him a secret - one that had to be true and had never been shared with anyone else. Within a month he had received about 100 back.
2:00 p.m.
Traffic passes through the intersection of North Second Street and Locust, just north of the Kansas River bridge Monday, Dec. 3, 2007. The was scheduled to rebuild the intersection of North Second Street and Locust next summer, but the project has been delayed. N. Second Street work runs into bottleneck
March 4, 2008 in print edition on 1A
The bump is battling back. A project designed to permanently fix an accident-causing bump in the road at North Second and Locust streets likely will have to be delayed for at least two years.

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Moss staying with AFC champs
All-pro receiver signs 3-year deal with New England
March 4, 2008 in print edition on B2
Randy Moss is staying with the New England Patriots.
Bigger problem
Potholes are a problem, but the overall condition of Lawrence streets is a much greater concern.
March 4, 2008 in print edition on A7
Yes, Lawrence has potholes that need to be fixed, but the bigger question is what are Lawrence officials going to do about the entire local street system? And how soon can work start on this massive project?