Archive for Thursday, March 18, 2010

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KU vs. Lehigh Jayhawk fans descend on Bricktown UNLV vs. N. Iowa KSU vs. N. Texas BYU-Florida KU honors doctor The day in photos, March 18, 2010 KU women vs. PVAMU
How many good halves do you think KU will play against Northern Iowa?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 2341
Will Lehigh be within 10 points of KU at halftime?

Poll results

Response Percent
Total 159
How is your NCAA bracket doing?

Poll results

Response Percent
I didn’t do a bracket
I’m out already
Total 753

Lead stories

12:00 a.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…
6:00 a.m.
The Kansas Jayhawks slap hands with fans as they leave the court following practice at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, March 17, 2010. Rivalry between Jayhawk, Wildcat fans heating up in Oklahoma City
March 17, 2010 in print edition on 1A
President Obama may be picking Kansas to beat Kansas State two weeks from now in the Final Four, but the in-state rivalry already is heating up in the stands, on the streets and in the bars of Oklahoma City.
10:00 a.m.
Len Hanson, of Lawrence, browses the shelves Wednesday at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The library reports a dramatic upsurge in patrons in the past year, possibly as a result of the national economic crisis. Lawrence library wants $18 million expansion, asks city to schedule public vote
12:01 p.m., March 17, 2010 Updated 5:37 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Leaders of the Lawrence Public Library want to ask voters in November for a property tax increase to fund an $18 million expansion of its downtown facility.
2:00 p.m.
Mel Klein, a 1955 graduate of Lehigh and current Lawrence resident, will be whooping it up for his team, which plays KU Thursday, March 18, 2010 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament in Oklahoma City. Lehigh graduate in Lawrence has ‘fingers crossed’ for tonight
March 18, 2010 in print edition on 1A
An unfamiliar fight song echoes from Mel and Phyllis Klein’s northwest Lawrence home.
6:00 p.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. Appropriations panel recommends more school cuts
5:31 p.m., March 17, 2010 Updated 9:29 a.m. in print edition on 1A
The reductions were approved on straight party-line vote; Republicans supported; Democrats opposed
10:06 p.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor wrestles for a loose ball with Lehigh guard Marquis Hall during the first half, Thursday, March 18, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. FINAL: Marcus Morris scores career high in Jayhawks’ 90-74 victory over Lehigh
7:30 p.m., March 18, 2010 Updated 12:42 a.m.
The sophomore forward contributed 26 points on 12-for-15 shooting, as the Jayhawks overcame a sluggish start to put away the Mountain Hawks in the second half.

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Political oddity
For a solidly Republican state, Kansas finds itself with a lot of Democrats in its top state offices.
March 18, 2010 in print edition on A7
An unusual chain of events has led Kansas to a state leadership situation that probably is unique in Kansas history and is unlikely to occur again any time soon.
Our town sports
March 18, 2010 in print edition on B5
Local sports events for March 18, 2010.
People in the news
March 18, 2010 in print edition on B7
People in the news for March 18, 2010.