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11 arrested in meth lab raid
March 3, 2012
Reno County authorities made several more arrests than expected after raiding a methamphetamine lab because people continued coming to the home even hours after the raid, the sheriff said. Officers eventually parked a patrol car out front to deter others from showing up so they could finish their investigation.
Around and about in local business
March 3, 2012
Local business news for the week ending March 3, 2012.
Lawrence City Commission agenda for March 6, 2012
Commissioners to consider giving $100,000 to shelter
March 3, 2012
City commissioners will consider approving a $100,000 funding request from the Lawrence Community Shelter to help it cover its operating expenses in 2012.
Wheel Genius: Road work planned for this week
March 3, 2012
Road work planned for the week of March 4.
First beer expo spurs thirst to make it an annual event
March 3, 2012
Wearing a gray wizard hat and clutching a modest sipping glass, Jeff Gill wedged his way through the crush of people and shuffled up to LB Brewing Co.’s beer booth to say hello to the vendors. Written in bold letters on the front of Gill’s sipping glass was the name of his own brewery: Tallgrass Brewing Co., of Manhattan.
Students sharpen German language at KU
March 3, 2012
Sisters Sylvanna and Kyrie Hall speak German with each other when they’re at home — they are both taking the language because of their Germanic heritage — but most days they lack the opportunity to speak it with anyone else.
Legislators see upcoming fights over major issues
March 3, 2012
Others on the panel said that much of the Legislature’s energy has been taken up pushing back against proposals from Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican.
Cranberry judging set for Sunday
March 3, 2012
A panel of three area foodies will taste test homemade recipes Sunday as they judge the five finalists in the Lawrence Public Library’s Cranberry Creations contest. The judging will take place at 3 p.m. at the library, 707 Vt.
Local youngsters learning Chinese the natural way: through play
March 3, 2012
Sonia Coady, a Taiwan native, was leading the class in a Mandarin Chinese song. Twice a week during 50 minute sessions, Coady instructs the class in the foreign language. But it’s not in the call and response method many of us had in our high school foreign language classes.
25 years ago: Early-morning turnout appears light in city primary today
March 3, 2012
Voters were not showing themselves to be early risers this morning.
40 years ago: Accident causes injury at KU construction site
March 3, 2012
Mr. Anders had been injured when scaffolding had fallen on him.
100 years ago: Robbers break into train at Lawrence rail yard
March 3, 2012
“What the local officers believe to have been a robbery necessitated by want took place early this morning in the Union Pacific railroad yards in North Lawrence.”
How former Jayhawks fared (March 3)
March 3, 2012 in print edition on B5
Here’s a look at how former Kansas University players fared in NBA games of March 2.
MLB expands postseason format from eight to 10 teams
March 3, 2012 in print edition on B2
With less than a month to go before opening day, baseball at last decided who’s in and who’s out come October. Now, even a third-place team can win the World Series.
Free State girls fall short
March 3, 2012
The rematch was shaping up to mirror the original.
Tongie, De Soto done; Ottawa wins
March 3, 2012
Bennett Federico led all scorers with 16 points, and Topeka Hayden cruised to a 67-32 victory over Tonganoxie in Friday’s high school boys basketball sub-state semifinal at Bonner Springs High School.
Bob Knight charity event ‘successful’
March 3, 2012
College basketball coaching legend Bob Knight, in Lawrence to work tonight’s Kansas University game in Allen Fieldhouse against Texas, spent five hours Friday night at Lawrence Country Club going to bat for charity.
Seabury girls advance
March 3, 2012
Seabury defeated St. Paul in the sub-state semifinal at St. Paul, 58-43, Friday to advance to tonight’s Class 1A sub-state final against No. 1 Waverly.
Kansas baseball falls, 7-4
March 3, 2012
Kansas University’s baseball team rallied with a three-run ninth, but it was too little, too late in a 7-4 loss Friday at Texas-San Antonio.
KU softball streak hits 14
March 3, 2012
Kansas University softball ran its winning streak to 14 with two victories Friday.
KU seniors to be honored tonight
March 3, 2012
There will be a short ceremony honoring Kansas University seniors Jordan Juenemann, Conner Teahan and Tyshawn Taylor and their parents before today’s KU-Texas game in Allen Fieldhouse. The trio will speak to 16,300 fans after the 8 p.m. contest.
Charlie Weis, Tim Grunhard team up for charity event
March 3, 2012
As coincidences go, the connection between Kansas University football coach Charlie Weis and new KU offensive line coach Tim Grunhard runs pretty deep.
I’m still here’: Tyshawn Taylor’s story marked by adversity
March 3, 2012
Life is good for Tyshawn Taylor at Kansas University — better, he says, than ever before.
Pump patrol
March 3, 2012
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.67 at several stations.
New leadership is top priority for KU medical school
March 3, 2012
“Most of us are glad it’s over. Now we can focus our attention on other matters here at the school which need attention.”
Around and About for March 3, 2012
March 3, 2012
Alan Stucky, of Lawrence, has been named to the Fort Lewis College’s Dean’s List in Durango, Colo., for fall 2011. To be eligible, a student must carry a semester GPA of 3.6 or better in no fewer than 15 credit hours of graded college level work.
Science must guide environment policy
March 3, 2012
The Republican race for the presidential nomination is entertaining, if nothing else.
Bible, sensuality
March 3, 2012
I was not amazed at the content of Stu Nowlin’s letter to the Journal-World published on Feb. 27.
Romney still the presumptive nominee
March 3, 2012 in print edition on A6
It’s been a wild ride, but the story line of the Republican race remains remarkably simple and constant: It’s Mitt Romney and the perishable pretenders.
Horoscope for March 3
March 3, 2012
For Saturday, March 3: This year you could become even more emotional. If you are single, you see life as boring when you do not have romance sizzling. Take up a new hobby! If you are attached, the two of you argue often. You can end the bickering by kissing and making up.
Fox takes Latin turn
March 3, 2012
Fox yanks “COPS” from its long-held Saturday perch to air “Q’Viva! The Chosen” (7 p.m.), a talent-search contest produced by Jennifer Lopez and Marc Anthony. Along with choreographer Jamie King, the apparently amicably broken-up tandem will scour more than 20 Latin American countries to find the most exciting, authentic talents to recruit for a Las Vegas production. Because nothing says authentic like Las Vegas.