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12:00 a.m.
Folks carrying signs at rally in opposition to two 700-megawatt coal-burning plants in southwest Kansas. Several hundred were at the Clean Energy Day event. Several hundred rally outside Kansas Capitol against coal-plant legislation
March 19, 2009 in print edition on 11B
Several hundred people Thursday rallied outside the Capitol to oppose a bill that would allow construction of two 700-megawatt coal-burning power plants
6:00 a.m.
Kansas University guard Tyrone Appleton, right, defends Washburn guard Mario Scott during in this file photo from Nov. 4, 2008. Tragedy amid triumph
March 21, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Some 438 miles and one world away from Gary, Ind., 6-foot-2 Kansas University junior guard Tyrone Appleton, warming a seat on the bench per usual, thought he might have heard his name called inside the Metrodome. He wasn’t really sure until he heard it again.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence city commissioners will meet Tuesday to discuss changing Missouri Street to Don Fambrough Street. Commissioner: Proposal to rename Missouri Street ‘petty and childish’
2:47 p.m., March 20, 2009 Updated 5:16 p.m. in print edition on 1A
There’s just something about Missouri that puts everybody on edge here. City commissioners on Tuesday will take up a proposal to change the name of a portion of Missouri Street to Fambrough Drive, in honor of former Kansas University football coach and eternal Missouri hater Don Fambrough.
2:00 p.m.
Judges are concerned that jurors' use of electronic devices can lead to mistrials. Douglas County judges beefing up jury instructions to avoid improper use of cell phone, Internet technology
March 20, 2009 in print edition on 1A
Douglas County judges plan to beef up their instructions to jurors, after emerging technologies have caused chaos in courtrooms throughout the country.
6:00 p.m.
Details suggest body as missing person
March 21, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Family, friends and loved ones of Shawn Fowler, 44, have had suspicions and assumptions as to what happened on Dec. 10, when Fowler went missing from his Perry home. Many of their questions now have answers. “It’s been tough; I have been thinking about it every day ever since he disappeared,” said Shawn Martin, Fowler’s best friend.

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