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How former Jayhawks fared in April 6 NBA games
April 6, 2013
A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Saturday’s NBA games.
Animal activist addresses farm cruelty
April 6, 2013
A nice juicy steak may sound delicious to many people, but each bite has implications. National animal rights activist Gene Baur presented this message Saturday afternoon at the Burge Union, 1601 Irving Hill Rd. By Adam Strunk
Vehicle rolls over near 10th and Mississippi streets
April 6, 2013
A vehicle rollover Saturday evening near the intersection of 10th and Mississippi Streets has left a woman with non-critical injuries. Emergency crews responded around 10:15 p.m. to extricate the woman from a gray Toyota suburban.
Trailers catch fire in North Lawrence
April 6, 2013
Fire crews and police responded to a structure fire in North Lawrence around 6 p.m. Saturday in a lot behind the Slow Ride Roadhouse, 350 N. Third St. Crews arrived to find thick, black smoke and 15-foot flames shooting from an empty trailer home.
KU tennis falls to Baylor, 5-2
April 6, 2013
Maria Belen Ludueña won at No. 2 singles and Nastya Trubica at No. 5, but Kansas University’s tennis team fell to 0-4 in Big 12 play with a 5-2 loss to Baylor on Friday at Hurd Tennis Center.
Kansas softball holds off Tech
April 6, 2013
A third inning solo shot from sophomore third baseman Chanin Naudin proved to be the game winner as Kansas University edged Texas Tech, 4-3, in the opening game of a three-game Big 12 softball series on Friday at Rocky Johnson Field.
Seabury soccer wins, 5-0
April 6, 2013
Bishop Seabury Academy won its soccer season-opener on Friday over Olathe Heritage, 5-0.
LHS track 3rd, 8th at Topeka
April 6, 2013
Rebecca Finley and Matia Finley placed 1-2 in the discus, and the 4X400 relay team of Marissa Pope, Kyleigh Severa, Leah Gabler and Jensen Edwards won to help Lawrence High’s girls track and field team place third of 12 teams at the Topeka Relays on Friday at Hummer Park.
Harmon-Thomas sparks FSHS track
April 6, 2013
Free State High’s Alexa Harmon-Thomas leapt 19 feet, 6 inches in the long jump — one of the top-10 best long jumps in state prep history — and won four individual titles at a track-and-field dual Friday at Blue Valley North.
KU basketball notebook: Frankamp on fire; latest on Rio Adams
April 6, 2013
Future Kansas University basketball combo guard Conner Frankamp hit 22 of 25 three-pointers in the final round to win the third-annual American Family Insurance High School 3-Point Championship on Friday at Greater Atlanta Christian School. By Gary Bedore
Royals club Phillies
April 6, 2013
Once the Kansas City Royals started hitting, they piled it on.
FSHS soccer rolls, 4-0
April 6, 2013
After dropping a pair of Sunflower League soccer games on the road Tuesday and Thursday, FSHS busted out of a short-lived slump with a painless, 4-0, non-league victory over Lansing. By Benton Smith
It’s all good: Kansas baseball solid all around vs. OSU
April 6, 2013
Friday night, after a 7-5 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma State at Hoglund Ballpark that was way more all-Jayhawks than the final score indicated, Kansas baseball coach Ritch Price had a difficult time pinpointing where to begin. By Matt Tait
Opinion: Kansas juco DL Chris Martin shoots straight
April 6, 2013
Junior-college transfer Chris Martin, a projected starter on the defensive line for Kansas University, isn’t afraid to let Big 12 quarterbacks know that they will be facing a different pass rush than they are accustomed to seeing from the Jayhawks. By Tom Keegan
Sorry, Shockers: Cards people’s choice, thanks to Ware
April 6, 2013
Louisville already had the bigger names, the better team and some unfinished business after coming up short in last year’s Final Four. All Wichita State had was the cute-and-cuddly underdog angle. Now the Shockers don’t even have that.
Lawmakers OK repeal of AIDS quarantines ban
April 6, 2013
Kansas legislators have approved a bill to protect medical and emergency workers that also repeals a 25-year-old ban on quarantining AIDS and HIV patients.
Lawmakers reject new alcohol regulations
April 6, 2013
The Kansas House on Friday rejected new alcohol rules that would have allowed homebrew contests and permitted alcohol to be served at the state Capitol, saying part of the legislation hadn’t been properly considered.
Best of Lawrence voting ends April 12
April 6, 2013
Finally, an election without the speeches, the handshaking and the baby kissing.
How former Jayhawks fared in April 5 NBA games
April 6, 2013
A look at how former Kansas University players fared in Friday’s NBA games.
Simons’ Saturday Column: Kansas should work to repeat early KBA successes
April 6, 2013
The early success of the KBA should serve as an example of what can be done to improve the economic development of the state — if there is visionary leadership.
Opinion: Economic schemes likely to hurt Kansas
April 6, 2013
Kansas has no mountains, great lakes, forests, deserts, sea coast, tropical climate or large cities to attract people. Kansas agriculture and energy sectors are far too efficient to support a large workforce. Manufacturing continues to decline in the U.S. and Kansas. We get some synergistic growth from Kansas City, Mo., but it is limited by fragmentation of the metro area. Consequently, for over a century, Kansas population has grown slower than the rest of nation.
Sporting K.C. blanks D.C. United, 1-0
April 6, 2013
Claudio Bieler scored in the 89th minute, lifting Sporting Kansas City to a 1-0 victory over D.C. United on Friday.
Opinion: Will border issue block immigration reform?
April 6, 2013 in print edition on A9
Is a bipartisan immigration deal at hand? It’s close. Last week, the AFL-CIO and the Chamber of Commerce worked out a guest-worker compromise that allows in foreign workers on a sliding scale of 20,000 to 200,000, depending on the strength of the economy.
40 years ago: Watkins Museum searches for its missing piece
April 6, 2013
Rumor had it that the small decorative piece was perhaps in existence somewhere in Lawrence, but no one seemed to know where.
Agenda for April 9 Lawrence City Commission meeting
April 6, 2013
6:35 p.m. Tuesday, Lawrence City Hall
100 years ago: Nickelodeon owner to donate proceeds to Humane Society
April 6, 2013
“If you are in sympathy with the humane society in its work then get in line for a ticket for this benefit.”
25 years ago: Local drug bust yields several arrests
April 6, 2013
The undercover drug investigation had begun in 1986.
Horoscopes for April 6
April 6, 2013
For Saturday, April 6: This year you assume an unusually low profile. You often might be found thinking, reading and/or researching. If you are single, you’ll want to be reserved when meeting new people. If you are attached, as a couple you’ll benefit from several weekends away from your hectic lives.