Archive for Sunday, March 22, 2009

Also from March 22

Audio clips
Births
Couples
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU vs. Dayton Emergency crews life-flight one after four-wheeler rollover KU vs. Dayton pregame pep rally The day in photos, March 22, 2009 Lawrence Fruit Tree Project at New York Elementary School
Podcasts
Polls
Other than Sherron Collins and Cole Aldrich, who had the best game for KU against Dayton?

Poll results

Response Percent
Mario Little
 
67%
Tyrel Reed
 
22%
Markieff Morris
 
7%
Other
 
2%
Total 468
Who was KU's first-half MVP against Dayton?

Poll results

Response Percent
Cole Aldrich
 
68%
Sherron Collins
 
26%
Mario Little
 
5%
Other
 
0%
Total 97
Will KU hold Dayton's Chris Wright under 20 points?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
54%
Yes
 
41%
Not sure
 
3%
Total 31
Should the state or federal government be responsible for providing health care to uninsured citizens?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
50%
No
 
49%
Total 963
Videos

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Pictured are Douglas County residents, clockwise from top left, Linda Gleasure, Paul Halford, Anna Doktor and Steve Pitnick. Faces of the uninsured
March 22, 2009 in print edition on 1A
They are mothers and fathers, sons and daughters, neighbors and friends. Often, they are workers who are struggling to make ends meet. They are the uninsured. “A lot of our patients have to choose how to spend their limited income, and obviously having groceries and a place to live and basic needs are going to come first, over an insurance policy that they may or may not need,” said Nikki King, executive director of Health Care Access.
10:00 a.m.
From left, Skyler Adamson, Eric Farnsworth, Kait Head and Byron Wiley, members of the Lawrence Fruit Tree Project, tamp topsoil around a fruit tree they planted Saturday on the playground of New York School, 936 N.Y. The group planted six trees to help provide more locally grown produce. Fruit tree project gains ground at school
March 22, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Byron Wiley looked up from his work, wiped his brow and smiled. Wiley was satisfied, and a bit short of breath: He had just extracted a hefty rock from the soil. But unearthing that chunk of stone was the only real challenge Wiley and his Lawrence Fruit Tree Project companions faced Saturday while planting fruit trees at New York School, 936 N.Y.
1:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich pulls up for a jumper during warmups Sunday March 22, 2009 at the Metrodome in Minneapolis. FINAL: Aldrich gets first “official” triple-double in school history, helps KU to 60-43 victory
12:05 p.m., March 22, 2009 Updated 5:33 p.m.
The KU center had 13 points, 20 rebounds and 10 blocks as the Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16, where they will play Michigan State.
6:00 p.m.
Athletes crest a hill in western Douglas County during the Ironman 70.3 Kansas triathlon in this June 15, 2008, file photo at Clinton Lake.  The event will return to Lawrence for its second year on June 14. Organizers expect bigger Ironman triathlon
March 22, 2009 in print edition on 1B
Organizers expect a large field — more than 2,000 triathletes — when Ironman 70.3 Kansas returns to Lawrence for a second year. “After last year, we had a great response,” race director Ryan Robinson said. “People came in, they got to see the city. We got to correct any stereotypes they had of Kansas. It’s not flat. Lawrence is definitely not a sleepy town. Everybody came in, had a great time, and the response is showing that.”

All stories

K.C. pounds Arizona, 13-6
Royals garner 22 hits, 7 against Webb
March 22, 2009 in print edition on C3
Arizona ace Brandon Webb had another shaky outing in a 13-6 loss to the Kansas City Royals on Saturday.
Rallying support
March 22, 2009 in print edition on B6
To the editor:
Designer Isaac Mizrahi brightens fashion’s outlook
March 22, 2009 in print edition on D1
Even fashion’s good-time Isaac is feeling the weight of the economy.