Archive for Monday, March 16, 2009

Also from March 16

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 16, 2009 Best of the Midwest Tournament
Podcasts
Polls
Where is the best place to watch the Lawrence St. Patrick's Day parade, which starts at 1 p.m. Tuesday at South Park?

Poll results

Response Percent
Along Mass. Street downtown
 
61%
In North Lawrence
 
19%
At the beginning at South Park and Massachusetts Street
 
9%
Near the bridge over the Kansas River
 
9%
Total 284
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Jayhawk bench including, Tyrone Appleton, front, Sherron Collins, left, Tyrel Reed, Travis Releford, Quintrell Thomas, and Tyshawn Taylor, erupts after a late bucket by walk-on Matt Kleinmann against Nebraska, Saturday, Feb. 21, 2009 at Allen Fieldhouse. Jayhawks fly high as No. 3 seed in Midwest
March 15, 2009 in print edition on 1A
For the Kansas Jayhawks, the Road to the Final Four leads 480 miles to the Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome in Minneapolis, Minn. And plenty of fans will be joining Bill Self’s defending national champions for the ride. “Alumni always flock to wherever the team will be playing, and this year will be no different,” said Jennifer Sanner, senior vice president for the Kansas University Alumni Association.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self shares his thoughts on the Jayhawks’ selection as the third seed in the Midwest Regional following the NCAA Tournament selection show. KU learned Sunday it will face North Dakota State at 11:30 a.m. Friday in Minneapolis. Minneapolis it is
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Cole Aldrich’s cell phone started ringing in the Naismith Room of Allen Fieldhouse late Sunday afternoon — just seconds after CBS-TV revealed that Kansas University’s basketball team would be playing North Dakota State at 11:30 a.m. Friday in the Metrodome, located in Aldrich’s beloved home state of Minnesota.
10:00 a.m.
The Lawrence Wastewater Treatment Facility at 1400 E. Eighth St. processes all of the city’s sewage. The city purchased land for a second facility along the Wakarusa River, but plans for it have been put on hold as the city’s population growth has slowed. Infrastructure treatment key issue for city candidates
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The next City Commission likely will be charged with making the most expensive decision in the community’s history. The next group of Lawrence city commissioners almost certainly will have to figure out whether to restart work on building a second sewage treatment plant for the city, a project that will cost at least $80 million and cause sewage rates to rise for every resident.
2:00 p.m.
10-year-old Carter Stacey, who suffers from reactive arthritis, spends time practicing with the Lawrence Aquahawks last week. The swimming is therapeutic for Carter, and lets her compete just like any other child, her mother says. Family steps up against arthritis
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Looking back, it all makes sense. Ten-year-old Carter Stacey’s handwriting was awful. The Quail Run fourth-grader couldn’t sit still during class. In fact, she was so antsy, she was almost diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder. “I get it now,” her mom, Tracy Ford Stacey said, after her daughter was diagnosed with reactive arthritis, a type of arthritis that develops in response to an infection in another part of the body.

All stories

A fair trade
Even though it has Kansas University officials scrambling, a freeze on in-state tuition rates should draw a positive response from Kansas students and legislators.
March 16, 2009 in print edition on A11
Even though it has Kansas University officials scrambling, a freeze on in-state tuition rates should draw a positive response from Kansas students and legislators.
Beauty time warp
March 16, 2009
If there was ever a time to revisit your carefree childhood, now would be it.
Youth tourney low-key
Firebirds among Best of Midwest players
March 16, 2009 in print edition on B3
The Best of the Midwest Tournament wrapped up Sunday in Lawrence.