Archive for Tuesday, March 17, 2009

Also from March 17

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
2009 St. Patrick's Day Parade The day in photos, March 17, 2009
Podcasts
Polls
Where are you going to watch the KU-North Dakota State game on Friday morning?

Poll results

Response Percent
At home
 
33%
Can’t watch it because I’m working
 
23%
At work
 
18%
I’m not watching because I don’t care
 
14%
At a restaurant or bar
 
10%
Total 842
How far will KU advance in the NCAA Tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
Sweet 16
 
39%
Elite Eight
 
27%
All the way
 
14%
Second Round
 
7%
Final Four
 
6%
First Round
 
3%
Championship Game
 
1%
Total 529
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas Jayhawks go wild after their 2008 NCAA National Championship win over Memphis at the Alamodome in San Antonio. Bracket hoopla: Lawrence fans offer their tourney strategies
March 16, 2009
Now that March Madness is upon us, millions of people are jumping into the NCAA Tournament pool. And you’re wondering how to swim.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas Senators John Vratil and Vickie Schmidt confer before Senate deliberations on a bill to repeal the death penalty. Death penalty debate under way in Senate
2:05 p.m., March 16, 2009 Updated 5:50 p.m.
The Kansas Senate this afternoon will start debate on whether to repeal the death penalty. Check back to LJWorld.com after 2:30 p.m. for a live blog from the hearing.
7:53 a.m.
Kansas Senators John Vratil and Vickie Schmidt confer before Senate deliberations on a bill to repeal the death penalty. Kansas death penalty survives but will be studied for possible repeal
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas death penalty will live on, but continue to be studied for possible repeal.
10:00 a.m.
Jessica Rose and her son Jadan in the apartment they have been moved to after discovering their previous apartment was infested with mold. There is a lack of federal regulation to protect mold victims. Mold can pose health hazards, remains unregulated
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Patrick Salsbury noticed the dark green mold lining his walls the first day he moved into his Stadium View apartment last August. After one night in the room, Salsbury and his girlfriend Shelby Lewis, both Kansas University sophomores, woke up with fevers, runny noses and nausea.
2:00 p.m.
Michael Pomes, who is running for a seat on the Lawrence school board, sets up his table as candidates for City Commission and the school board gathered Wednesday for a casual meet-and-greet event with voters at Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Candidate brings persistence to school board race
March 16, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Michael Pomes has been in the hunt for a seat on the Lawrence school board before and he’s hoping his third time is successful. “With this being my third time running for the school board, I don’t give up easily,” Pomes said.
6:00 p.m.
Teresa MacDonald, director of education at the Kansas University Natural History Museum, shows off Anatomy Alex, a lifesize version of the "Operation" board game. Body of fun: KU exhibit offers inside glimpse at human structure
March 17, 2009 in print edition on 1C
A 7-foot-tall nose is just one of the exhibits at “Body Science: Blood, Boogers and Bones” this week at the Kansas University Natural History Museum.

All stories

Baker president urges students to look beyond technology
12:00 a.m., March 17, 2009 Updated 04:45 p.m. in print edition on C1
Pat Long, Baker University president, recently urged Academic All-Stars to “look up.”