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Susan Eisenhower at the Dole Institute The day in photos, March 5, 2009 LHS boys vs. SMW
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12:00 a.m.
The Kansas bench looks on as the final seconds tick away in KU's loss to Texas Tech on Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas. FINAL: Voskuil’s 35 points lead Texas Tech to 84-65 upset
6:57 p.m., March 4, 2009 Updated 2:19 a.m.
The Red Raiders guard made nine of his 14 threes to lead his team to a 19-point victory over No. 9 KU.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Coach Bill Self watches the final minutes tick away as the Red Raiders downed Kansas 85-64 Wednesday, March 4, 2009 at United Spirit Arena in Lubbock, Texas. Jayhawks upside down
March 5, 2009 in print edition on 1B
From now on, the sun sets in the east and rises in the west. Rain falls from blue skies. High temperatures make water freeze. Vegetables taste phenomenal, and doctors and dentists alike recommend a steady diet of candy bars and doughnuts. How else can such a shocking pair of college basketball results occur on the same night, involving the same school, 663 miles apart?
2:00 p.m.
Terry Eaton installs a new solar panel on a Lawrence city ambulance. The solar panel will allow the ambulance's electronic systems to receive power without the engine running, reducing fuel consumption and emissions. City rolls out solar panels on ambulance in order to save a few bucks
March 4, 2009 in print edition on 4A
Lawrence is trying to make emergency-response vehicles a bit more green. Citywide we’re trying to save money,” said Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical Division Chief Bill Stark. After analyzing costs, city officials decided solar panels would reduce expenses. Stark said emergency vehicles use a lot of energy because they must idle at the scene of incidents.
6:00 p.m.
Jason and Dorothy Malsbury had refinanced their home to get a better rate. They were at home Friday with their two sons Noah, center, and Zachary, and good friend Kenny Brumley, far right. Family weighs refinancing options
March 5, 2009 in print edition on 6A
Jason and Dorothy Malsbury started thinking about refinancing their Lawrence home a year ago. Their mortgage interest rate was a little over 6 percent and they thought they could get a better deal because of their good credit rating. “We thought we could get a nice, low rate, but that wasn’t the way banks were working at the time,” Dorothy Malsbury said.

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