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12:00 a.m.
A group of men from Trinity Episcopal Church works out with weights on the second floor of Allen Fieldhouse. The church offers Pump ‘N’ Pray, a group that combines exercise, faith and fellowship. Fit fellowship: Church’s Pump ‘N’ Pray meets for fitness, kinship
March 7, 2009 in print edition on 1D
It starts with a prayer, ends with a healthy sheen, and in between is a great, low-impact workout. It is Pump ‘N’ Pray, a men’s workout group formed by members of Trinity Episcopal Church. Spearheaded by Dr. Stephen Segebrecht, a church deacon and surgeon, the group meets three days a week for faith mingled with fitness and a dash of kinship.
10:00 a.m.
KU's Brady Morningstar defends Texas point guard A.J. Abrams on Saturday, March 7, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. Brady perfect symbol
March 8, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Just as every preseason basketball magazine predicted months ago, third-year sophomore Brady Morningstar played a huge role in Kansas University making its fifth consecutive Big 12 title an outright one Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. Hold on a minute. A closer look at the preseason basketball mags reveals Oklahoma and Texas were supposed to contend for the conference title, and the last prominent mention of a Morningstar playing for Kansas came more than 30 years ago, first name Roger.
2:00 p.m.
Marjorie "Marge" Smith, 96, watches watched the Kansas Jayhawks take on and defeat the Texas Longhorns on Saturday. Longtime Jayhawk fan, 96, cherishes her game days
March 6, 2009 in print edition on 1B
While fans sat on the edge of their seats for the better part of yesterday’s game, one remained calm, ever confident in the Jayhawks’ ability. She’s been watching them play for 68 years, after all. Marjorie “Marge” Smith may not be the loudest KU fan, but at 96 years old, she’s arguably the most dedicated.
6:00 p.m.
Farhang Khosh and his brother Mehdi Khosh both fled Iran several years ago to escape persecution because they are followers of the Bahai religion. Bahais try to help others escape persecution in Iran
March 8, 2009 in print edition on 1A
It’s been nearly a year since seven leaders of the Bahai faith in Iran were arrested and accused of spying for Israel. Now, Bahai followers in the United States — including a group in Lawrence — are asking for help. They want the U.S. and other nations to condemn the detention and send a message to the Iranian government.

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ISU women rout Kansas
March 8, 2009 in print edition on C1
Iowa State led wire-to-wire in a 59-49 victory over Kansas.