Archive for Friday, March 23, 2012

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12:36 a.m.
Kansas coach Bill Self greets several young Jayhawk fans following a brief interview with media members as the team arrives on Wednesday, March 21, 2012, at the Hyatt Regency St. Louis at the Arch. KU arrives in St. Louis focused on Wolfpack
March 22, 2012
Kansas University’s basketball charter bus pulled directly in front of the Hyatt Regency at the Arch Hotel at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in the heart of downtown St. Louis.
1:00 a.m.
Kansas head coach Bill Self paces the court as the Jayhawks warm up with passing drills during the beginning of practice the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. ’Pack mentality: N.C. State has KU’s full attention
March 23, 2012
Kansas University center Jeff Withey worked up quite a sweat during a pair of practices Thursday: the first at St. John Vianney High School and the second a 50-minute shootaround at Edward Jones Dome, site of today’s 9:17 p.m. Sweet 16 game against North Carolina State.
6:00 a.m.
In this 2010 file photo, a Lawrence Police Department patrol car responds to a call at Kansas University's McCollum Hall. Second Lawrence police officer in ticket-fixing investigation no longer employed with the city
March 22, 2012
The second Lawrence police officer who was suspended related to an internal traffic ticket-fixing investigation is no longer employed with the city, Police Chief Tarik Khatib said Thursday.
10:00 a.m.
Connie Breidenthal (left) and Jamie Lavin, director of the Buttonwood Art Space and Kansas City Club, unpack a painting by Bonner Springs artist Ernst Ulmer in this 2010 file photo. This ‘needs to be in Lawrence’: Famous painting of Quantrill’s Raid goes on sale for $30,000
March 22, 2012
William Quantrill’s attack on Aug. 21, 1863, will forever be Lawrence’s Bloody Dawn, but now a well-known piece of artwork by the same name is looking for a new home.
2:00 p.m.
Catherine Grosdidier, 12, and her grandmother Helen Grosdidier, 92, both of Eudora, are big fans of the KU women's basketball team. Catherine attended the games in Little Rock, Ark., last week and will travel to Des Moines to watch KU play Tennessee Saturday. After the women's win against Delaware Tuesday, Catherine called her grandmother to share the good news. Fans of KU women’s basketball revel in team’s sweet success
March 23, 2012
After the Kansas University women’s basketball team’s surprising 70-64 win over Delaware, 12-year-old Catherine Grosdidier called her 92-year-old grandmother from the arena in Little Rock, Ark.
6:00 p.m.
Sarah Breuer is a wee bit superstitious when it comes to Kansas University basketball. Trusty shirts have varying levels of luck and so, on occasion, she’ll change out of one shirt and into another if KU is in a slump. Some KU fans go to extraordinary lengths to ensure a Jayhawks win
March 22, 2012
Sarah Breuer is a wee bit superstitious when it comes to Kansas University basketball. Trusty shirts have varying levels of luck and so, on occasion, she’ll change out of one shirt and into another if KU is in a slump.

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March 23, 2012
I am writing to respond to the March 11 editorial, “Meth battle,” in the Journal-World.