Archive for Sunday, March 21, 2010

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris covers his head after the Jayhawks' 69-67 loss to Northern Iowa Friday, March 20, 2010 at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City. FINAL: Northern Iowa shocks Kansas, 69-67
2:23 p.m., March 20, 2010 Updated 10:41 p.m.
The Jayhawks’ furious rally came up short, as Ali Farokhmanesh hit two free throws with four seconds left to knock the top-seeded Jayhawks out of the tournament.
6:00 a.m.
University of Northern Iowa's Adam Koch (34), left, and Kansas guard Xavier Henry (1) run for a loose Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Oklahoma City. Press might have saved Jayhawks
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 1A
So on top of his trade is Bill Self that he opens himself up to legitimate second-guessing only slightly more often than Halley’s Comet appears, which is about as often as a college basketball coach being asked why he doesn’t apply full-court pressure more often qualifies as a fair question.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas fans watch the final seconds of KU's 67-69 loss in the second round to University of Northern Iowa, Saturday, March 20, 2010, in Oklahoma City. March sadness for Jayhawks: OKC end of the road for KU fans
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 1B
Down one with 42.8 seconds left, his Jayhawks breathing with new life after staggering all game to catch up with Northern Iowa, Tyshawn Taylor went for the steal. And missed.
2:00 p.m.
Mike Garrett, 55, stacks firewood on his property at 1563 U.S. Highway 40. He heats a small home northeast of Lawrence entirely with wood. He says he likes the exercise. “It is kind of cool to feel the ground shake when you bring a big oak tree down,” he says. All-wood home heating stacks up fine for farmer
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 1C
There’s an orange steel cash box bolted to a homemade counter in Mike Garrett’s front yard.
6:09 p.m.
Edward Payson Weston. A walk to remember: Century anniversary recalls American folk hero’s historic march through Lawrence
March 21, 2010 in print edition on 1D
Lawrence was anticipating his arrival for days. The town was electrified. Naturally, the visitor would be coming on foot, easily recognizable by his dapper dress, wooden staff and quick pace…

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Around and about in local business
March 21, 2010 in print edition on E1
Local business news for March 21, 2010.
Northern Iowa relishes victory
This is a pretty awesome story’
March 21, 2010 in print edition on A4
“The Shawshank Redemption” might be in trouble.
Acceptable risk
It’s taken three years, but city officials are ready to move forward on a plan to own and develop key business and industrial space for the community.
March 21, 2010 in print edition on C7
The former Farmland Industries site on the east edge of Lawrence should play an important role in the city’s future, and it’s great to see local officials getting close to finalizing a deal that will get the project moving.
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Advertising provides financial boost to some school districts
March 21, 2010 in print edition on E1
School districts have imposed all sorts of drastic cuts to save money during the down economy, canceling field trips and making parents pay for everything from tissues to sports transportation.