Archive for Friday, March 15, 2013

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12:02 a.m.
Brady Tanner receives a hug from Special Olympics teammate Ryan Banning Thursday night honoring Brady’s induction into the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame. His family and friends gathered for a ceremony at the Coffin Complex on the campus of Haskell Indian Nations University. Powerlifter to take place among elite American Indian athletes in national hall of fame
March 14, 2013
Hundreds of trophies and medals filled six tables Thursday night in the Coffin Sports Complex on the Haskell Indian Nations University campus. The display was part of a ceremony honoring the achievements of Lawrence powerlifter Brady Tanner. On Saturday, Tanner will become the first Special Olympian inducted into the American Indian Athletic Hall of Fame in Kansas City, Mo., joining the likes of Jim Thorpe and Billy Mills. But for all his achievements — including three gold medals from the 2011 World Special Olympic Games in Greece and numerous national titles — Tanner’s attitude was the attribute most mentioned by event speakers. By Adam Strunk
11:43 a.m.
County commissioners and administrators begin a tour of the newly
expanded and renovated Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, 111 E.
11th St. The $4 million expansion increased space for several
departments, including new offices for police detectives, a larger
dispatch center and new judicial quarters.
Federal budget cuts cost Kansas federal courthouses, prosecutors, defenders more than $750,000
March 15, 2013
Budget problems are nothing new for Kansas courthouses, but with the “sequester” that took effect Friday, federal courts and prosecutors in the state are seeing budget cuts in the hundreds of thousands. By Ian Cummings
11:44 p.m.
Kansas forward Perry Ellis comes in for a dunk against Iowa State during the first half of the semifinal round of the Big 12 tournament on Friday, March 15, 2013 at the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri. Feeling free: Perry Ellis has career game as KU downs Iowa State
March 15, 2013
Kansas freshman forward Perry Ellis exploded for a career-high 23 points off 10-of-12 shooting and 3-of-3 free throwing, with six rebounds and two steals in 28 minutes as KU advanced to the Big 12 tournament championship game against Kansas State. By Gary Bedore• Box score• Bill Self postgame audio

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