Archive for Friday, March 30, 2012

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12:00 a.m.
Showing a picture of two officers of the Gestapo, Holocaust survivor Eva Edmands, discusses with St. John Catholic School sixth-graders Wednesday her experience of being a ”hidden child” in France during the Holocaust. Holocaust survivor recounts story to students
March 28, 2012
Few are as qualified to talk about the dangers of bigotry and intolerance as Holocaust survivor Eva Edmands.
6:00 a.m.
This is a view from the front balcony of the Senate chambers at the Topeka Capitol building. Several images were merged in Photoshop to created the panorama. Brownback allies thwart pleas from advocates for those with developmental disabilities to stay out of KanCare
March 29, 2012
State Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita, tried to amend the bill to remove those with developmental disabilities from KanCare and maintain their current network of assistance.
10:00 a.m.
Wearing a shirt she wore when the Jayhawks defeated North Carolina in 2008, Megan Baker, front, her friend Alicia Green and other KU fans watched the game at Johnny’s Tavern in North Lawrence Bar, restaurant owners expect KU fans to arrive early for Saturday’s game against Ohio State
March 29, 2012
Lawrence restaurants and bars are sure to host packed houses Saturday during the Final Four, and especially when the Jayhawks take the court shortly before 8 p.m. The advice from several area sports bars: Get there early.
2:00 p.m.
A group of international students showed their countries' colors by carrying flags during the homecoming parade in this 2009 file photo. Many international students at the school said it didn’t take long to learn about all things Jayhawk basketball. And as the team advances in the NCAA Tournament, they’re getting caught up in the enthusiasm along with the rest of the community. International students quick to catch American fever for college basketball
March 29, 2012
Some only watched the NBA. Others grew up with soccer. But when they came to Kansas University, many international students at the school said it didn’t take long to learn about all things Jayhawk basketball.
10:00 p.m.
Ashley Falkner, left, an incoming Kansas University freshman from Olathe, and her mother, Julie Falkner, a 1990 KU graduate, eat  on the balcony, and near a Jayhawk flag, Thursday at Embers restaurant, overlooking Bourbon Street in the French Quarter of New Orleans. The two were with a friend and Julie’s husband, Michael, also a 1990 graduate. The Falkner family attended the 2008 championship game in San Antonio, and the parents were students when KU won the championship in 1988. Of all the luck: Events unfortunately scheduled at same time as KU game
March 29, 2012
Hilary Morton is as big a Jayhawk fan as they come. But the director of choirs at Free State High School wasn’t too pleased to hear about the approximate 7:49 p.m. start time for Saturday’s game.

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