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Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
A frustrated Tyshawn Taylor reacts after fouling Kansas State guard Jacob Pullen during the second half on Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 at Bramlage Coliseum. Tyshawn Taylor shoulders blame for KU basketball’s loss to K-State
February 18, 2011 in print edition on 1B
Kansas University junior point guard Tyshawn Taylor cringed Wednesday as he watched the film of Monday’s 84-68 blowout loss at Kansas State.
6:00 a.m.
Chief Tarik Khatib gets hugs form his two boys from left, Colton, 9, and Drake, 6, as Khatib was was named Lawrence's new Police Chief Friday February 18, 2011. The announcement was made in front of a packed room. Tarik Khatib introduced as new Lawrence police chief
9:14 a.m., February 18, 2011 Updated 7:07 p.m. in print edition on 1A
At the conclusion of a nationwide search, City Manager David Corliss on Friday announced his choice for police chief: Tarik Khatib, a 19-year veteran of the Lawrence Police Department.
10:00 a.m.
Amy Miller, Eudora, listens to the Kansas Supreme Court argue her case on Friday, Feb. 18, 2011. A doctor removed the wrong ovary from Miller in 2002. Miller believes the Kansas Legislature violated the constitutional right to a jury trial by capping damages in her claim. Statehouse Live: Case of wrong ovary removal heard again before Kansas Supreme Court
12:38 p.m., February 18, 2011 Updated 12:41 p.m. in print edition on 1A
The two sides argued for more than three hours in a rare re-hearing before the Kansas Supreme Court in the case that has pitted businesses, insurance companies and doctors against labor groups and trial lawyers.
4:00 p.m.
City employees John Barnes, Pamona, left, and Andy Breedlove, Baldwin City, patch up a pothole Monday, Feb. 14, 2011 near the intersection of Ridge Court and 27th Street. Fewer freeze-and-thaw cycles mean less potholes this year in Lawrence
February 18, 2011 in print edition on 3A
Sure the cold weather in January and early February was miserable. But there’s a sliver lining in all of those cloud covered skies: fewer potholes.
6:00 p.m.
Lawrence’s Central might include ‘Liberty’ in school’s name
February 18, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Central Junior High School looks to go old school when it becomes a middle school this summer.

All stories

Pump Patrol
February 19, 2011 in print edition on A5
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $2.99 at several stations.
Celtics, Heat headed to Kobe’s house
Boston, Miami players add spice to Sunday’s All-Star Game in L.A.
February 19, 2011 in print edition on B6
Kobe Bryant needed only a quick survey of the All-Star rosters for the names to jump out at him.
Temper tantrums
February 19, 2011 in print edition on A10
I want to know what Bill Self is going to do about the Morris brothers’ temper tantrums!
U.S. not immune
The current situation in Wisconsin shows that financial protests that have rocked several European nations also can happen here.
February 19, 2011 in print edition on A10
A few months ago, Americans watched television pictures of large riots and protests in countries such as Greece and Spain, where governments were facing severe, if not disastrous, fiscal crises.