Archive for Wednesday, March 17, 2010

Also from March 17

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Lehigh practices before facing KU K-State practices in Oklahoma City Jayhawks practice in Oklahoma City Party pics: St. Patrick's Day Parade, 2010! 2010 Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Hundreds attend education rally
Polls
Do you support the Lawrence Public Library's wish to ask voters in November for a property tax increase to fund an $18 million expansion of its downtown facility?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
63%
Yes
 
32%
Not sure
 
3%
Total 1207
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Photo illustration by Patrick Giroux, with AP and Journal-World file photos. Method to the madness: Locals divulge how they choose NCAA brackets
March 16, 2010 in print edition on 1C
This is a magical time of year. The crocuses are blooming, the promise of warmer weather is in the air — and Jayhawks fans everywhere are coming together to see Kansas University through the NCAA Men’s Basketball tournament…
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard C.J. Henry grabs his bag as the team members exit the bus upon arrival to Oklahoma City outside the Sheraton Hotel in downtown Oklahoma City, Tuesday, March 16, 2010. Henry will play basketball at Southern Nazarene University in Bethany, Okla., this season. Jayhawks bring game, young fans bring luck to OKC
March 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
KU’s basketball players will be wearing white uniforms for as long as they play in the NCAA Tournament, and they’ll be looking forward to seeing plenty of blue every stage along the way.
10:00 a.m.
Nadia Sanburn, 7, a student at Woodlawn SCHOOL in Lawrence, rides the shoulders of her dad, Jake Lowen, and holds up a sign during a rally for school funding Tuesday at the Statehouse in Topeka. About 1,000 show up for school budget rally in Topeka
12:41 p.m., March 16, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on 1A
Hundreds of parents, teachers and students rallied at the Statehouse in Topeka to protest potential future cuts in education funding.
6:00 p.m.
An assortment of healthy eats, from left, chickpea "tuna" salad by JoAnn Farb; raspberry salsa, by Nancy O'Connor and apple salad with jalapeno-lime dressing by Nancy O'Connor. Snacking satisfaction: Dishes to indulge both the hungry hoops fans and the those with special diets
March 17, 2010 in print edition on 1C
Sometimes it’s a task more difficult than filling out a winning bracket: figuring out what to feed everybody at a March Madness watch party…

All stories

President Obama’s bracket champ: Kansas
02:44 p.m., March 17, 2010 Updated 12:00 a.m. in print edition on B1
The First Fan appears to be a big fan of basketball programs from Kansas.
Commodities
March 17, 2010 in print edition on B9
Agriculture futures advanced Tuesday on the Chicago Board of Trade.
Positive note
KU’s new music dean is making a return trip to Mount Oread.
March 17, 2010 in print edition on A8
Leading the new School of Music at Kansas University must offer an exciting opportunity for the new dean.
Hard-working Irish
Local St. Patrick’s Day organizers have been working hard to raise money for community groups. Now it’s time to have a little fun.
March 17, 2010 in print edition on A8
Everyone’s a little Irish on St. Patrick’s Day. In Lawrence, it’s a great day to have a little fun and say thank you for the many contributions the local St. Patrick’s Day organizers make to our community.