Archive for Friday, March 11, 2011

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Photo galleries
Texas vs. Texas A&M KU vs. Colorado KU fans at K.C. Power and Light District Studio 804 building Center for Design Research Tsunami hits Japan The day in photos, March 11, 2011
Podcasts
Polls
Have you ever experienced an earthquake?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
53%
No
 
46%
Total 681
Which Big 12 team, other than KU, do you think will advance furthest in the NCAA Tournament?

Poll results

Response Percent
Texas
 
60%
Kansas State
 
21%
Texas A&M
 
9%
Colorado
 
7%
Missouri
 
1%
Total 506
Videos

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
Crowds on Mass Street Thursday, Mar. 3, 2011. Census numbers reveal more detailed picture of Lawrence
March 9, 2011 in print edition on 1A
There are a lot more empty houses and apartments in Lawrence than there used to be — but still a lot fewer than there are in many other Kansas towns.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Marcus Morris battles inside for control of a rebound with Oklahoma State defenders Roger Franklin (32) and Markel Brown (22) during the second half on Thursday, March 10, 2011 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City. Marcus Morris plays like Player of Year
12:00 a.m., March 11, 2011 Updated 5:00 p.m. in print edition on 1A
Shortly before opening tip of Thursday’s Big 12 quarterfinal against Oklahoma State, Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris received his Big 12 Player of the Year hardware and an ovation from the Sprint Center crowd. It didn’t take him long to show the many reasons nobody else came close to deserving it.
10:00 a.m.
House Speaker Mike O'Neal, R-Hutchinson, talks with State Board of Education member Sue Storm about his proposed constitutional amendment to abolish the education board and Kansas Board of Regents March 10, 2011. Seated in the center is Christie Kriegshauser, communications director for O'Neal's office. Speaker O’Neal pushes to abolish State Board of Education, Kansas Board of Regents
10:20 a.m., March 10, 2011 Updated 2:29 p.m. in print edition on 1B
“I do not see a great deal of coordination between the Board of Regents and K through 12 right now,” O’Neal told the House Education Committee.
11:30 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Shannon Kimball live chat
March 11, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Shannon Kimball will chat live with LJWorld.com users Friday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
11:37 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Shannon Kimball live chat
March 11, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Shannon Kimball will chat live with LJWorld.com users Friday, March 11 at 11:30 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Eudora police recently gave Overland Park resident Andrew Koepke a speeding ticket coming into Eudora on old K-10. Koepke later found out he was outside city limits, where city police had no jurisdiction. Eudora speeding ticket dismissed for jurisdiction violation
March 10, 2011 in print edition on 1B
An Overland Park man’s successful fight against a speeding ticket in Eudora Municipal Court has exposed an oddity on the city’s eastern boundary near a new elementary school.
8:00 p.m.
Daniel Lauing is the organizer behind the Reykawvik Summit, the first annual UFO conference planned at Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. St. Lauing has invited UFOlogists, experts in the study of UFOs such as nuclear physicist Stanton Friedman and retired Air Force Captain Robert Salas. Inaugural UFO summit comes to Lawrence
March 11, 2011
Lawrence resident Daniel Lauing brings together UFOlogists from around the country to discuss the existence and repercussions of extraterrestrial life.

All stories

Building its case
A merger announced this week should significantly boost Kansas University’s effort to develop an elite cancer treatment facility.
March 11, 2011 in print edition on B7
Tuesday’s announcement of plans to merge the operations of the Kansas University Cancer Center and the Kansas City Cancer Center appears to be a significant positive step in KU’s pursuit of a comprehensive cancer center designation.