Archive for Sunday, March 9, 2014

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12:00 a.m.
Lawrence Police are investigating a homicide after a person was shot at a residence in the 2400 block of Cedarwood Avenue around 3 a.m. Saturday. Lawrence police make arrest after early morning homicide; victim identified
9:21 a.m., March 8, 2014 Updated 2:44 p.m.
Lawrence police arrested a 29-year-old Lawrence man on suspicion of first-degree murder in connection with the early morning shooting death of a 39-year-old man at his apartment. By Stephen Montemayor
8:59 a.m.
A tornado touches down southwest of Wichita, Kan. near the town of Viola on Sunday, May 19, 2013. The tornado was part of a line of storms that passed through the central plains. (AP Photo/The Wichita Eagle, Travis Heying) The Tonganoxie Split: Myth lacks scientific backing but remains intriguing mystery
March 8, 2014
If many people ever truly believed in the Tonganoxie Split, it’s a good bet that number dropped on May 11, 2000. That’s when — instead of being waylaid by any natural terrain or old Indian curses — a tornado twisted through the little Leavenworth County town, causing $2.1 million in damage to more than 200 homes. Anymore, the Split is generally accepted as folklore instead of a weather phenomenon. By Sara Shepherd
11:00 a.m.
John Kiefer, who has owned Kief's Audio/Video for 54 years, is retiring. Kiefer holds a popular LP that helped establish his record and electronics store in the early 1960s. A photograph of the first store that was located in The Malls Shopping Center, at 23rd and Louisiana streets, is displayed over a TV screen in one of the home audio rooms at the current Kief's Audio/Video Inc. at 2429 Iowa St. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: The changing tune of a retailer
March 8, 2014
After more than 50 years in the Lawrence music business, John Kiefer’s memories are full of sweet sounds — and one ugly one that spurred a career. By Chad Lawhorn
3:00 p.m.
"Declarations," mixed-media on scratchboard, by Lora Jost Arts Center annual benefit to auction highly valued Burroughs artwork
March 8, 2014
Featuring 150 art works, this is one of its largest visual arts events and the primary funding source for the Arts Center’s exhibitions program. If that isn’t already enough to put one on edge, a piece by this year’s featured artist, William S. Burroughs, is valued higher than anything they have ever tried to auction in the past.
5:00 p.m.
Hannah Myrick Anderson visits some of the patients she treated in Zaatari's reproductive health clinic. KU med student recounts visit to Syrian refugee camp in The Atlantic
March 9, 2014
Outside a trio of portable metal buildings just off the crowded main street of Zaatari, Jordan, dozens of women lined up each day to receive contraceptives, breastfeeding consultations and, often, to give birth.
7:00 p.m.
Kansas fans come to their feet in the north end zone as the Jayhawks leave the court Wednesday following warmups in preparation for tipoff against Alcorn State at Allen Fieldhouse. Kansas Athletics Inc. is discounting seats normally reserved for students at $10 a seat. KU students set to vote on eliminating athletics fee
March 7, 2014
On Wednesday Kansas University’s Student Senate will vote on whether to keep or kill the fee every student pays to the athletics department. If they vote to eliminate the fee, the question will then go to Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, who holds veto power. By Ben Unglesbee

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