Archive for Friday, March 13, 2009

Also from March 13

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KU women vs. Oklahoma The day in photos, March 13, 2009 Memorial service for Jason Wren
Will the KU women make the NCAA Tournament?

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Does your household have a severe weather disaster plan?

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12:00 a.m.
Rick Doll has been selected as the new superintendent of the Lawrence public schools. Doll, seen Wednesday, will start his new job in July. Lawrence school district picks next superintendent: Rick Doll from Louisburg
March 11, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Rick Doll will be the sixth superintendent to lead the consolidated Lawrence public school district.
6:00 a.m.
Baylor center Josh Lomers whips a pass around Kansas defenders Marcus Morris and Cole Aldrich during the first half Thursday, March 12, 2009 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. Kansas regressed in tourney opener
12:00 a.m., March 13, 2009 Updated 12:00 p.m. in print edition on 1B
Saying that the Kansas University basketball team regressed to playing playground basketball Wednesday in the Ford Center would be giving the team too much credit. The game they played did come straight from the playground, but it was called keep-away. Cole Aldrich was it.
10:00 a.m.
Dr. Marc Scarbrough and emergency room nurse Gail Ciesielski talk Monday about alcohol-related emergencies they could face on New Year’s Eve at Lawrence Memorial Hospital in this file photo. Alcohol cases a daily event at hospital
March 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
St. Patrick’s Day, March Madness and spring break could give Lawrence residents an excuse to drink more than usual during the next week. Green beer will be flowing, and Hawk bombs — a mixture of vodka, Red Bull and cranberry juice — will be downed. But health professionals urge common sense.
11:44 a.m.
Kansas guard Danielle McCray warms up before tipoff against Oklahoma Friday, March 13, 2009 at the Cox Convention Center in Oklahoma City. FINAL: Courtney Paris leads OU women to 76-59 victory over KU
1:28 p.m., March 13, 2009 Updated 2:41 p.m.
OU forward contributed 27 points, 14 rebounds and six blocks in top-seeded Sooners’ victory.
5:00 p.m.
Mourners gather at a memorial service Thursday for Jason Wren in front of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house of which he was a member. Wren was found dead Sunday at the fraternity house after a night of drinking, his family has said. Hundreds honor fraternity student’s legacy
March 13, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Friends, family and fraternity brothers of Jason Christopher Wren remembered him as an intelligent, loyal person Thursday but asked the hundreds of attendees of a memorial service to not let him die in vain. The front lawn of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity house was packed with shivering mourners during the cold March evening, remembering Wren, 19, who died Sunday at the house, 1301 West Campus Road, after a night of drinking, according to his family.

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