Archive for Tuesday, March 27, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Kansas players crowd around head coach as they are presented with the Midwest Regional trophy as they celebrate the Jayhawks' 80-67 win over North Carolina to advance to the Final Four on Sunday,  March 25, 2012 at the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis. KU players know it pays to listen to Bill Self
March 25, 2012
Not a single McDonald’s all-American on the roster, a first for Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self since he left Tulsa. Just one returning starter on a team that lost two lottery picks and another NBA draft choice. The two top recruits declared academically ineligible for the season.
10:00 a.m.
Sam Stepp, KU graduate, carries a "Dancin' in the Big Easy" sign and was one among hundreds who headed downtown Sunday after Jayhawks defeated North Carolina to head to the Final Four. Following the Jayhawks to New Orleans? Check this out
March 26, 2012
Are you so inspired by the Jayhawk’s Sunday win over the Tar Heels that you’re ready to catch them live at the Final Four in New Orleans? Here’s a guide to help you get there, stay there, and get in the Superdome for the March 31 and April 2 games.
2:00 p.m.
The Kansas Statehouse Kansas House panel endorses plan to split Topeka
9:56 a.m., March 26, 2012 Updated 1:23 a.m.
Topeka would be split between two congressional districts, with the Statehouse and heavily minority city neighborhoods moving into a district with far-flung western Kansas farming communities, under a redistricting plan approved Monday by a state House committee.
6:00 p.m.
Margo Gordon, a retired Kansas University professor, is a resident of Sprague Apartments, the three-story red brick building at 1400 Lilac Lane. Little-known residence houses retired faculty
March 27, 2012
Margo Gordon, a retired Kansas University professor of social work, said she’s found a pretty good living situation, even though she’s a mite older than most of her neighbors.
10:00 p.m.
A pair of raccoons peer out from a  cottonwood tree. Concerned residents have reported seeing lethargic raccoons, but city officials say they aren't rabid. Public asked to report ‘docile’ raccoons to city
March 27, 2012
Lawrence officials are asking area residents to be on the lookout for raccoons that display signs of lethargy or seem unusually docile or tame.

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