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2009 LHS-Free State boys basketball Feb. 27 2009 LHS-Free State girls basketball Feb. 27 The day in photos, Feb. 27, 2009 CSI: CJHS

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12:00 a.m.
Jennifer Lutz relaxes in her Old West Lawrence home with cat Friday and dog Buddy. Lutz has been renovating the house since buying it in 1989. She has discovered a deed to the house that dates back to the 1860s. Home with a history
February 26, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Jennifer Lutz has lived in her Old West Lawrence home for 20 years.
6:00 a.m.
Aaron Morrison, 12, from left, Deanna Morrison, 2, and Branyn Morrison, 9, children of Beverly Morrison, eat at The Salvation Army on Thursday. Salvation Army to close homeless center
February 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The Salvation Army will close its 42-bed homeless shelter on May 1, leaving the community with a single shelter that already operates at capacity.
10:00 a.m.
Amarr Garage Door Group, a major employer in Lawrence, is one of many businesses that announced employee layoffs in 2008, and followed up with another much smaller round of layoffs Thursday. Amarr Garage Doors lays off 18 more workers
February 26, 2009 in print edition on 11B
Amarr Garage Doors on Thursday laid off another 18 employees in Lawrence, less than three months after the manufacturer cut 100 jobs amid a weak national housing market.
2:00 p.m.
Pharmacist Mark Smith, left, and interns Katherine Ward and Mike Hrenichir fill prescriptions on Wednesday at Orchards Drug, 1410 Kasold St. A genetic drug company called Ethex, which was available at Orchards Drug, has recently been pulled from the shelves. Massive drug recall causing shortage of certain prescription medicines
February 26, 2009 in print edition on 1A
ETHEX Corp. recalled dozens of drugs recently as a precautionary measure, including the generic form of the blood pressure medicine Toprol XL that it manufactured. The drugs have been recalled at the wholesale and, in some cases, the retail level.
9:20 p.m.
Lawrence High senior forwards Lance Kilburn, left, and Paul Eltschinger look to trap Free State junior center Michael Swank during the first half of the city showdown Friday, Feb. 27, 2009 at Lawrence High. In back is Lawrence High senior guard Robbie Wright. FINAL: Defense keys LHS boys’ 49-34 victory over Free State
4:30 p.m., February 27, 2009 Updated 10:16 p.m.
Earlier, the FSHS girls used a fourth-quarter rally to defeat LHS, 47-42.

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