Archive for Tuesday, February 8, 2011

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6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris fights Missouri defenders Laurence Bowers, Ricky Kreklow and Ricardo Ratliffe for a bucket down low between during the second half on Monday, Feb. 7, 2011 at Allen Fieldhouse. Reserves good, but Morris twins key for KU basketball — again
February 8, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Thomas Robinson and Brady Morningstar, the sixth and seventh men when the team is at full strength, were a big part of the story Saturday in Lincoln, Neb., when Kansas University looked so smooth in hammering Nebraska. Most of the talk centered on Mario Little and Travis Releford, the eighth and ninth men on the team in Monday night’s impressive 103-86 victory against Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse, and rightly so.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence Arts Center Executive Director Susan Tate, third from left, shows off some sculpture pieces in the main lobby in the center to Gunda Hiebert, left, Lawrence, and Tim and Dawn Freeman, of Seattle. A selection of pieces will be auctioned on Saturday as part of the benefit for the 35th anniversary celebration for the center. Brownback signs order to eliminate the Kansas Arts Commission
February 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Gov. Brownback said the cost-cutting move would save taxpayers $600,000 in the next fiscal year, but the Arts Commission said its elimination would cost the state millions of dollars in lost matching funds and revenue generated by arts and culture.
2:00 p.m.
The former Carnegie Library building, shown in this file photo, has been vacant since the Lawrence Arts Center moved to a new location in 2002. The Convention and Visitors Bureau set up offices in the vacated building at 9th and Vermont streets in 2007. From Quantrill to Langston Hughes, Carnegie Library will be host to exhibits of Lawrence’s history
February 7, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Pieces of the area’s history will be part of a $200,000 exhibit that Lawrence tourism leaders hope to open in the former Carnegie Library building at Ninth and Vermont streets this spring.
6:00 p.m.
A meal from the heart is all you need for a successful Valentine's Day at home. For your V-Day menu consideration: this cute heart-shaped pizza. Set the mood, set the table: Spend this Valentine’s Day at home
February 8, 2011
Skip the hassle this year and turn your home into a romantic hideaway with these tips form Lawrence experts.

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Green Bay’s Aaron Rodgers joins elite
February 8, 2011 in print edition on B2
Hey, Aaron Rodgers, now that you’ve won a Super Bowl MVP, where are you going?