Archive for Thursday, March 26, 2009

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KU women vs. Arkansas Kansas practices in Indianapolis Police investigate after shooting outside The Hawk The day in photos, March 26, 2009 Free State High School Encore 2009
Do you have a superstition that you perform before or during a Kansas University basketball game?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not a KU fan
Total 310

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Pair tortilla chips with a delicious, made-from-scratch guacamole dip, which is cheaper (and often healthier) than the premade dips sold in stores. Healthy madness: Sweet 16 snacking needn’t be expensive
March 25, 2009 in print edition on 1C
Last year about this time, Kansas University fans were dancing in the streets celebrating a men’s basketball national championship. The parties were endless, the games exciting, and the economy had yet to foul out and hurt the home team.
6:00 a.m.
An architectural rendering of a new track-only facility being considered for the area south of the old football practice facility, along 19th Street. There would be seating for 5,000 people. Total costs of the track facility would be about $8 million. KU Athletics releases report that includes plans for $24.6 million Olympic Village
12:24 p.m., March 25, 2009 Updated 5:44 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The Kansas University Athletic Department released a draft of a self study Wednesday detailing information on budgets, master plans and many other aspects of its operation.
10:00 a.m.
Danny Manning signs autographs for 10 year-old Anastasia Graves and her sister Maria, 12, at Allen Fieldhouse as the KU men's basketball team leaves for Indianapolis. Jayhawks depart for Sweet 16
March 25, 2009 in print edition on 3A
Maria Graves nearly tripped as she sprinted to her parents and sister, pink hat clutched in her hands, the black scrawl of Tyrone Appleton’s signature barely legible on the bill.
2:00 p.m.
In this Feb. 7, 2007, file photo, Sunflower Electric Cooperative’s coal-fired power plant churns out electricity in Holcomb, Kan. Kansas Chamber releases poll showing significant support for coal-burning power plants
March 25, 2009 in print edition on 3A
The Kansas Chamber of Commerce on Wednesday turned up the political heat for a bill to allow the construction of two 700-megawatt coal-burning power plants with the release of a poll that indicates significant support for the proposal.

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LHS track meet canceled for Friday
Topeka West Relays canceled; no make-up date has been set
March 26, 2009 in print edition on B4
Lawrence High’s season-opening track meet has been canceled.