Archive for Monday, March 21, 2011

Lead stories

6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Markieff Morris smiles after a dunk against the Illinois defense during the second half on Sunday, March 20, 2011 at the BOK Center in Tulsa. NCAA Tournament win, Gary Woodland’s PGA Tour victory make it a sweet Sunday for KU athletics
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Three great athletes from Kansas University finished like champions Sunday and showed the world how much they have grown.
10:00 a.m.
Lawrence bicycle shops gear up for more sales with warmer weather
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1B
If you are looking to save money, getting on a bike isn’t always as simple or as inexpensive as you think. You have to find the bike that best suits your needs and then all of the gear that goes with it. To help figure out just how much to spend and how far you have to ride to make the investment pay off, we’ve provided this bicycle-friendly guide.
11:00 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Randy Masten live chat
March 21, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Randy Masten will chat live with LJWorld.com users Monday, March 21 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
11:46 a.m.
Online chat
Lawrence school board candidate Randy Masten live chat
March 21, 2011
Lawrence school board candidate Randy Masten will chat live with LJWorld.com users Monday, March 21 at 11 a.m. Submit your question in advance below.
2:00 p.m.
Erin Wolfram, left, with University Career Center and an etiquette expert, explains how to hold utensils at a recent business dinner. Dinner at KU serves as lesson on etiquette
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1A
Erin Wolfram walked around the room, gently correcting the little slip-ups. Bring the food to you; don’t go to the food. Always wipe your mouth before you take a drink. Pass across your body, and receive across your body.
6:00 p.m.
Shawnee resident Barbara McPherson, a retired school principal, started Boomeroos, which sells custom-made collegiate fleece jackets for dogs. McPherson is a loyal K-State fan, but here, her shih tzu, Boomer, finds a rejected KU Boomeroo (one of McPherson's first attempts at sewing) to be a cozy bed. Shawnee woman’s homegrown business outfits dogs with school spirit
March 21, 2011 in print edition on 1B
A few years retired from her job as an elementary school principal, Barbara McPherson was working part time for Baker University, supervising teachers who were training to become administrators.

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Making the tough calls
KU professor, soccer referee has officiated more than 2,000 games
March 21, 2011 in print edition on B3
Jim LaPoint plays by the rules.
Overreaction
Throwing out the State Board of Education and the Kansas Board of Regents isn’t the best way to improve education coordination in the state.
March 21, 2011 in print edition on B7
If some state legislators are concerned about a lack of coordination between K-12 schools and higher education in Kansas, they should look at that problem but resist throwing the baby out with the bathwater.