Archive for Saturday, March 31, 2012

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12:00 a.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.
6:00 a.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor scans around the Superdome as the Jayhawks take the court for practice on Friday, March 30, 2012. Aaron Craft tough, but Tyshawn Taylor won’t bare soul
March 30, 2012
One of the smallest key players in the Final Four also happens to be one of the biggest pests. That’s so often how it works, isn’t it? His name is Aaron Craft and teammates talk tall about him.
2:00 p.m.
In this 2010 file photo, a Lawrence Police Department patrol car responds to a call at Kansas University's McCollum Hall. Officers won’t face criminal charges in ticket-fixing case
2:13 p.m., March 30, 2012 Updated 2:23 p.m.
Douglas County District Attorney Charles Branson said Friday that prosecutors have determined the results of 18 past criminal cases would not be undermined even though two officers who were witnesses recently were dismissed from the Lawrence Police Department after a ticket-fixing scandal.
6:00 p.m.
Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor scans around the Superdome as the Jayhawks take the court for practice on Friday, March 30, 2012. FINALLY: KU, Ohio State healthy, ready for rematch
March 31, 2012
Tyshawn Taylor had trouble concentrating fully on basketball back on Dec. 10 — the afternoon of the Kansas-Ohio State game in Allen Fieldhouse.
10:45 p.m.
Kansas guard Elijah Johnson takes in the roar of the crowd as he leaves the floor following the Jayhawks' 64-62 win over Ohio State on Saturday, March 31, 2012 at the Superdome. FINAL: KU pushes past Ohio State, 64-62, to advance to championship game
March 31, 2012
The Kansas men’s basketball team overcame a 13-point first-half deficit, rallying to beat Ohio State, 64-62, in the national semifinals on Saturday night at the Superdome in New Orleans.

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While parents debate, baby doesn’t hesitate
Girl born in parking lot with no complications
March 31, 2012
Joy came into the world suddenly.