Archive for Friday, March 21, 2008

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On the street
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KU vs. UNLV press conference Kansas Music Hall of Fame
New York is requiring chain restaurants to post calorie counts on menus. Should Kansas consider a similar move?

Poll results

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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Diane Menzie, an employee at Lawrence's main post office, was among the Lawrence workers who couldn't watch KU play Thursday. NCAA frenzy enlivens workday
March 21, 2008 in print edition on 1A
Where there’s a will, there’s a way. That should be Kansas University fans’ motto. Jayhawk fans brought televisions to work or cranked up radios to keep up with the action Thursday morning during KU’s first round NCAA Tournament victory over Portland State.
7:00 a.m.
Kansas University students Brandon Blakely, from left, Dustin Allen and Josh Spradlin applaud the Jayhawks following their 85-61 victory Thursday over Portland State in Omaha, Nebraska. The Jayhawks will meet UNLV Saturday in the second round of the NCAA Tournament. Vikings sent packing; UNLV next
March 21, 2008 in print edition on 1A
One down. And this one was a clinic in superiority. Kansas University’s men’s basketball team started its quest for a national championship exactly how it was expected to: by dispatching 16th-seeded Portland State, 85-61, in the first round of the NCAA Tournament on Thursday at the Qwest Center.
12:00 p.m.
Chet Nichols Hall pass
March 21, 2008 in print edition on 1C
Bill Lee remembers the first time he ever saw live music played in Lawrence. During the mid-1960s, the freshman student at Kansas University stepped into a club and crossed paths with Ann Brewer and the Flames.
4:00 p.m.
Science fiction writer Arthur C. Clarke visited Kansas University in April 1966. He died Wednesday at age 90. Acclaimed science fiction novelist visited KU
March 21, 2008 in print edition on 3A
Before “2001: A Space Odyssey” made him wildly famous, Arthur C. Clarke visited Kansas University as part of the university’s 100th birthday celebration.

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Rec calendar
March 21, 2008 in print edition on B7
Sports in and around Lawrence
NBA Roundup
March 21, 2008 in print edition on B8
Scores from around the league.