Archive for Saturday, February 27, 2010

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KU vs. Oklahoma State Earthquake in Chile, Feb. 27, 2010 People and Places, February 27
Which was more responsible for Oklahoma State's offensive performance against KU on Saturday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Hot shooting
Poor defense
Total 2573
Does it matter to you if Kansas beats North Carolina to 2,000 wins?

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Total 287

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Art House founder Matt Christenot, left, sits with engineer Jim Barnes, center, and co-engineer Isaac Flynn, right, inside of the Art House, 912 Illinois St. Creative space: Musicians, filmmakers, artists and more become roommates at the Art House
February 26, 2010
Record a song. Edit a movie. Paint a picture. Take a guitar lesson. Get a haircut. All these options are readily accessible in a town like Lawrence. Now, all can be found in one house…
6:00 a.m.
Sculptor Elden Tefft, Lawrence, has completed his latest sculpture: a bronze casting of James Naismith, the inventor of basketball. The statue is headed to Springfield College, in Springfield, Mass., where Naismith invented the game before coming to Kansas University. Naismith to live on in bronze
February 27, 2010 in print edition on 1A
James Naismith rests in peace at Memorial Park Cemetery in Lawrence, but a bronze likeness of the inventor of basketball soon will live on near the place the game was born.
10:00 a.m.

Kyle Thompson is past president of the Oread Neighborhood Association and has seen the decline of owner occupants in the area over the 20 years he has lived there. The house next door to his is a multi-occupant rental property. As City Hall considers a plan for the future of the Oread Neighborhood, the neighborhood association finds itself at a crossroads
February 26, 2010 in print edition on 1A
It is an important time for the Oread Neighborhood. City Hall planners are sketching out a new vision for what the neighborhood will be like for the next 20 to 30 years, and they are doing so at a time when pressure is increasing to convert many older Oread homes into boarding houses that can be rented out to large amounts of people.
3:00 p.m.
Kansas center Cole Aldrich warms up before taking on Oklahoma State at Gallagher-Iba Arena in Stillwater, Okla. Saturday, Feb. 27, 2010 FINAL: Oklahoma State knocks off No. 1 Kansas, 85-77
2:00 p.m., February 27, 2010 Updated 6:48 p.m.
The Cowboys made 60 percent of their field goals and 53 percent of their three-pointers to send the Jayhawks to their first Big 12 loss.
7:00 p.m.

The Arensberg’s Building, 825 Mass., is in the process of being remodeled into three condos on the top floor and retail space below. Orthodontist’s ‘labor of love’ refashions a city landmark
February 27, 2010 in print edition on 1B
It’s been a bakery, a Montgomery Ward and most recently a shoe store. Now a Lawrence resident has grand plans for the historic Arensberg’s building on Massachusetts Street.

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Area hoops wrapup
Tonganoxie boys fend off Pirates, 68-62; Tongie girls fall to Piper
February 27, 2010 in print edition on C8
Senior Night wasn’t very sweet for Tonganoxie High’s girls basketball team Friday.
Pump patrol
February 27, 2010 in print edition on B1
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.45 at BP, 19th Street and Haskell Avenue.
Smoke-free state
Passage of a statewide smoking ban is the most important action the Kansas Legislature has taken so far this year.
February 27, 2010 in print edition on B6
A public smoking ban approved by the Kansas House this week will give the entire state the opportunity to share the same smoke-free environment Lawrence residents already enjoy.