Archive for Sunday, March 16, 2014

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Which team from the South bracket should No. 2 seed Kansas be most worried about in its quest to reach the Final Four?

Poll results

Response Percent
No. 1 Florida
No. 7 New Mexico
No. 3 Syracuse
No. 15 Eastern Kentucky
No. 4 UCLA
No. 5 VCU
No. 6 Ohio State
No. 10 Stanford
No. 9 Pittsburgh
No. 12 Stephen F. Austin
No. 13 Tulsa
No. 14 Western Michigan
No. 8 Colorado
No. 11 Dayton
Total 2712

Lead stories

12:15 a.m.
Hundreds of volunteers who serve on city and county advisory boards pose for a group photo March 6 at the Cider Gallery, where they were honored by public officials. Lawhorn’s Lawrence: Thanks for the advice
March 15, 2014
If you like to give advice, Lawrence and Douglas County is your type of place. And apparently, there are lots of you who do like to give advice. The city has 47 advisory boards or task forces and makes appointments to fill about 360 spots on both its own boards and joint boards that the city has representation on. The county has about 30 advisory boards and appoints about 150 members.By Chad Lawhorn
11:00 a.m.
WRAP social worker Carice Riemann, right, works with Central Junior High student Mary Ann Mendenhall. Riemann is in her seventh year as the school's clinical social worker from the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. Bert Nash trying to get mental health program back into all Lawrence schools
March 15, 2014
Officials at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center are still working to get the Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities program, or WRAP, program back into the entire Lawrence school district, years after it became a victim of budget cuts. They say WRAP helps reduce violence, suicides and bullying by identifying — and treating — students with mental illnesses at an early age. By Giles Bruce
2:00 p.m.
"Merging I" and "Merging II," by John McCaughey 2014 Spring Arts Guide
March 16, 2014
Mark your calendars for some hot events of the spring season including touring musicians, community productions and exhibitions.
5:09 p.m.
KU basketball earns No. 2 seed in South region for NCAA Tournament
March 16, 2014
The Kansas University men’s basketball team earned a No. 2 seed in the 2014 NCAA Tournament and will open its run at 3:10 p.m. CDT on Friday in St. Louis against 15th-seeded Eastern Kentucky.

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