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KU vs. Missouri The day in photos, March 1, 2009 KU women vs. Nebraska Evidence collection at LMH Investigating sexual assault Learning about prevention Breaking down the data
Who gets the game ball after KU's 90-65 victory over Missouri?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sherron Collins
Cole Aldrich
Tyshawn Taylor
Tyrel Reed
Total 1228
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Missouri?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sheron Collins
Cole Aldrich
Tyrel Reed
Marcus Morris
Markieff Morris
Total 161
What's your prediction for the KU-MU basketball game?

Poll results

Response Percent
KU wins by 11 or more
KU wins by 6-10
KU wins by 1-5
MU wins by 6-10
MU wins by 1-5
MU wins by 11 or more
Total 100
Has the economy made you more or less likely to look for a new job?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not looking for a new job
Less likely to look for a new job
More likely to look for a new job
I don’t have a job, but I’m looking
Total 807

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas Gov. Kathleen Sebelius enters the House chamber as she prepares to deliver her State of the State address on Jan. 12. Kansas officials react to Sebelius’ departure
February 28, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ departure for Washington could upset the political balance in Kansas like “putting state politics in a blender.”
10:00 a.m.
At far right, from left, Allison Babbit, 5, her sister Katie, 8, and their father, Kevin Babbit, Lawrence, are framed by rowing shells as they pass through a rowing shells bay on the lower floor the new Kansas Rowing boathouse during an open house Saturday at Burcham Park. The facility totals more than 16,000 square feet. KU dedicates boathouse just in time to celebrate 40-year athletic legacy
March 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University rowing captain Emily Martin and her teammates in the past have often left a practice on the Kansas River muddy, freezing and tired. Thanks to the recent completion of a $6 million boathouse at Burcham Park, the team now has locker rooms, a place to work out inside and much space to store their boats. “You come here, and you can go home clean after practice,” said Martin, a Wellington senior.
1:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich puts up a shot during warmups before tipoff against Missouri Sunday, March 1, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. FINAL: Collins scores 25 as Jayhawks rout Tigers, 90-65
11:59 a.m., March 1, 2009 Updated 4:25 p.m.
Cole Aldrich added 19 points and 14 rebounds as KU took down No. 11 Missouri.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical personnel run to take a dip Saturday into Clinton Lake for the Polar Plunge fundraiser for Special Olympics. Several teams braved the single-digit temperatures and stiff wind to participate in the event at Bloomington Beach on the west side of Clinton Lake. Community members brave chilly plunge for special cause
March 1, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Just another Saturday on the beach at Clinton Lake. Dozens of people prepared to take a quick dip in the water just off Bloomington Beach. A typical Saturday afternoon swim with the temperature steady at 20 degrees, the wind blowing snow throughout the area. You know, firefighters dressed in coconut bras and grass skirts — an average event for late February in Douglas County.

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Catic lifts KU women to 70-57 win
Jayhawks winners of three straight conference games for first time in nine years
March 1, 2009 in print edition on C1
The Kansas University women’s basketball team defeated Nebraska, 70-57, on Saturday night in Allen Fieldhouse.