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12:00 a.m.
Kansas University debate team members Nate Johnson, left, and Brett Bricker led the to its first National Debate Tournament victory in 26 years. KU debaters faced fierce competition and came out national champs
11:55 a.m., March 31, 2009 Updated 5:19 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The road to Kansas University’s first debate national title in 26 years didn’t come easy.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius, from left, stands with former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole and Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan., Tuesday in Washington, D.C., before the start of her confirmation hearing before the Senate Health, Education, Labor and Pensions Committee. Sebelius is President Barack Obama’s choice to lead the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. Sebelius says she corrected tax returns to fix ‘minor’ error
4:52 p.m., March 31, 2009 Updated 5:00 p.m. in print edition on 6A
Health and Human Services nominee Kathleen Sebelius recently corrected three years of tax returns and paid more than $7,000 in back taxes after finding “unintentional errors” — the latest tax troubles for an Obama administration nominee.
10:00 a.m.
Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson introduces himself to Saralyn Reece Hardy, director of the Spencer Museum of Art, after his talk on climate change Tuesday at Kansas University. Lt. Gov. says scientists, not politicians, will save environment
April 1, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Lt. Gov. Mark Parkinson is counting on scientists at Kansas University and elsewhere to solve the world’s global-warming problems. That’s because government leaders, he figures, simply don’t have the knowledge, expertise or political will to get the job done.
2:00 p.m.
The Kansas Senate passed a bill banning smoking statewide on Tuesday. In this file photo, a resident is pictured smoking a cigar outdoors. Senate passes smoking-ban bill that is stricter than Lawrence’s
12:58 p.m., March 31, 2009 Updated 2:45 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The city of Lawrence started the public smoking ban movement in Kansas, but a proposed statewide ban is stricter than Lawrence’s ordinance.

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Get stadium-style fries at home
April 1, 2009 in print edition on C2
No one taking you out to the ball game?