Archive for Saturday, March 10, 2012

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12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas center Jeff Withey can't block a three-pointer from Baylor guard Brady Heslip during the second half on Friday, March 9, 2012. If foe looks good, Kansas doesn’t
March 10, 2012
Nothing about the way the teams looked sharing the Sprint Center court made it seem as if the guys who lost were the ones who won the conference and the guys who won were seeded fourth after finishing four games out of first place during an 18-game schedule.
10:00 a.m.
Kansas legislators are considering allowing guns on college campuses. House supports concealed carry in public buildings, but allows universities to opt out
March 9, 2012
Under House Bill 2353, people who have a concealed carry permit would be allowed to bring a gun into a state or city facility unless the building had adequate security measures, such as electronic screening equipment and guards, to ensure that no weapons could be brought in. Because of the additional security costs, many public buildings will have to allow concealed carry if the measure is enacted into law.
2:00 p.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. Anti-abortion group opposes KU Medical Center efforts to change bill
March 9, 2012
House Bill 2598, called the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, would make numerous changes to state law sought by anti-abortion advocates. The House Federal and State Affairs Committee will probably vote on the measure next week.
4:00 p.m.
Republican contenders for the presidential nomination will compete in the Kansas caucus Saturday. From left, former Pennsylvania Sen. Rick Santorum, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, and Texas Rep. Ron Paul. Rick Santorum wins Kansas presidential caucuses
2:25 p.m., March 10, 2012 Updated 12:59 a.m.
Rick Santorum overwhelmingly won the Kansas Republican presidential caucuses on Saturday, bolstering his claim that front-runner Mitt Romney hasn’t locked up the GOP nomination.

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