Archive for Friday, March 9, 2012

Also from March 9

Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
KU v. Baylor (Big 12 Tournament)
Podcasts
Polls
Who do you think will win the Republican caucus Saturday?

Poll results

Response Percent
Rick Santorum
 
46%
Mitt Romney
 
31%
Ron Paul
 
19%
Newt Gingrich
 
2%
Total 209
Did you take part in the Kansas Republican Party Caucus?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
88%
Yes
 
11%
Total 526
Who's your favorite professional wrestler from the '80s and '90s?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m not a professional wresting fan
 
35%
Hulk Hogan
 
15%
Macho Man Randy Savage
 
11%
Stone Cold Steve Austin
 
11%
Other (please specify in comments)
 
7%
Nature Boy Ric Flair
 
6%
The Ultimate Warrior
 
5%
Hacksaw Jim Duggan
 
3%
Brutus the Barber Beefcake
 
1%
The Honky Tonk Man
 
1%
Total 684

Lead stories

12:00 a.m.
The Kansas University Medical Center and Hospital pictured in the background sits just yards from the state line. The center is feeling the effects of budget reductions. KU Medical Center concerned that anti-abortion bill could jeopardize accreditation
March 7, 2012
State Rep. Sean Gatewood, D-Topeka, who opposes the bill, said Wednesday that if the measure were enacted into law, the KU Medical Center would lose accreditation for its Obstetrics/Gynecology program.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas forward Thomas Robinson comes out to defend agianst a shot from Texas A&M forward Khris Middleton during the first half on Thursday, March 8, 2012. Matchup of Perry Jones III, Thomas Robinson should be doozy
March 8, 2012
Perry Jones III, the sleeping giant of the Big 12’s sleeping giants, awakened on his opening day of the postseason, Thursday in the Sprint Center.
10:00 a.m.
A Super Cell developed near Topeka around 6:00 p.m. and touched down briefly, as the story moved north east and near Oskaloosa, it was tornado's were developing but not had touched ground near Oskaloosa. This cell was west of McClouth trying to develop around 7:30 p.m. Schools prepare for tornado season
March 8, 2012
Last week’s devastating series of tornadoes throughout the Midwest raised tough questions on what schools should do when severe weather threaten to hit during the school day.
2:00 p.m.
Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo
About the time KU was kicking off their first game in the Big 12 Conference Basketball Tournament, Tony Edwards, a junior at Free State High school, was shooting hoops at the Holcom Park Recreation Center Thursday, March 8, 2012. Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self has thrown his support behind a proposed public-private partnership that would build a new youth fieldhouse and recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
It’s official: Bill Self, KU want to join city in development of rec center, fieldhouse
2:07 p.m., March 8, 2012 Updated 3:29 p.m.
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self has thrown his support behind a proposed public-private partnership that would build a new youth fieldhouse and recreation center in northwest Lawrence.
10:00 p.m.
Bradley J. Allen gives his thoughts on the future of libraries to those gathered Tuesday, Feb. 21, 2012 at the Lawrence Public Library. Allen, a Kansas University graduate, will become the new director of the Lawrence Public Library. KU grad hired as Lawrence Public Library’s new director
1:39 p.m., March 8, 2012 Updated 5:06 p.m.
A branch manager of a suburban Seattle library, who stresses how the library of the future should become a center of creativity, will become the new director of the Lawrence Public Library.

All stories

Partisan appearance
If Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants Kansans to be confident in their election process, he should step aside from his partisan political activities.
March 9, 2012
As the Kansas secretary of state, Kris Kobach’s most important job is to oversee elections in the state.