Archive for Sunday, March 7, 2010

Also from March 7

On the street
Photo galleries
The day in photos, March 7, 2010 KU women vs. Texas A&M Free State boys vs. SM South

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Jew Ball! KU students put their own spin on Shabbat
March 6, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Jew Ball. The phrase sounds like something you shouldn’t say. Like it’s not right for polite company or un-PC or something that could get you fired if you Googled it at work.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris lays on the floor after colliding into an advertisement panel along the sideline during the second half, Saturday, March, 6, 2010 at Mizzou Arena. Marcus’ hard knock proves revealing
March 7, 2010 in print edition on 1C
The closeness of a team sometimes reveals itself after one of its members emerges on the right side of a scary situation.
10:00 a.m.
Savannah Moss, 6, left, De Soto, and Catherine Grosdidier, 10, Eudora, right, help package meal bags Saturday for Haiti at Eudora Elementary School. A volunteer group called Numana Inc. organized the Kaw Valley Feeding Haiti event to prepare more than 164,000 meals to ship to Haiti. Eudora volunteers pack 164,000 meals for Haiti
March 7, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Wearing hairnets and white aprons, volunteers were part of mini-assembly lines that sprouted on top of lunch tables at Eudora Elementary School on Saturday afternoon.
2:00 p.m.
Competition for personalized license plates may be driving some Kansans crazy. A new rule limits personalized messages to one per state, not the longtime one per county. New vanity tag rule spurs drivers’ creativity
March 7, 2010 in print edition on 1B
A new design and a new law are leading to a scramble for messages on personalized license plates in Kansas.
6:00 p.m.
The Oscars. Oscar night: Academy Awards offer Lawrence movie fans an excuse to stage year’s most anticipated party
March 5, 2010 in print edition on 1C
For some, watching the Super Bowl or the Olympics or even the presidential election pales in comparison. That’s because the Academy Awards are still the ultimate touchstone for drama and glamour, sentiment and lunacy…

All stories

One seriously injured in east Lawrence hit-and-run
LifeStar helicopter dispatched to scene; driver arrested on multiple charges
05:05 p.m., March 7, 2010 Updated 05:35 p.m. in print edition on A3
One person was seriously injured Sunday afternoon in a car-pedestrian hit-and-run accident in the 1200 block of Almira.
Four Jayhawks named All-Big 12; Cole Aldrich chosen as Defensive Player of the Year
Xavier Henry included on conference All-Rookie team, Aldrich included on All-Defensive squad
11:00 a.m., March 7, 2010 Updated 12:31 p.m.
The Big 12 Conference announced Sunday its All-Big 12 award winners for the 2010 season.
City commission agenda for March 9
New Oread Neighborhood plan to be discussed
March 7, 2010 in print edition on B5
The Lawrence city commission agenda for the March 9, 2010 meeting.
Around and about in local business
March 7, 2010 in print edition on E1
New from around and about in local business.
Keeping credit checks in check
Potential employers hold financial history against applicants
March 7, 2010 in print edition on E1
It’s hard enough to find a job in this economy, and now some people are facing another hurdle: Potential employers are holding their credit histories against them.
Poet’s Showcase: ‘Pleasant Moments’
March 7, 2010 in print edition on D3
A happy smile on the face of a child