Archive for Friday, March 17, 2017

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12:00 a.m.
Onlookers line Massachusetts Street Thursday to catch a view of the St. Patrick's Day Parade, March 17, 2016. Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade, now in its 30th year, returning to downtown
March 16, 2017 in print edition on 1A
Over the years, the Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade has become an unofficial “kickoff” to another sacred event in Lawrence, says parade committee co-chair Charlie Upton. That’d be NCAA March Madness, of course. General “fun and gaiety” aside, Friday’s parade, slated for 1 p.m. in downtown Lawrence, shouldn’t devolve into the kind of madness sometimes associated with rowdier St. Patty’s Day celebrations, Upton promises. (Or even rowdier basketball fans, for that matter.)
10:33 a.m.
Town Talk
JCPenney announces closure of Lawrence store, several others in Kansas
Posted March 17, 2017
South Iowa Street is about to lose one of its major, longtime retailers: JCPenney has confirmed that its Lawrence store is among the 138 stores ...
11:12 a.m.
Town Talk
JCPenney announces closure of Lawrence store, several others in Kansas
Posted March 17, 2017
South Iowa Street is about to lose one of its major, longtime retailers: JCPenney has confirmed that its Lawrence store is among the 138 stores ...
2:12 p.m.
Town Talk
New report suggests Lawrence consumers were spending big during the holiday shopping season
Posted March 17, 2017
Today may be the quintessential Lawrence day: A day where everybody takes a lunch break, and at least half the population never returns to work ...
4:56 p.m.
The Jayhawker Towers on the Kansas University campus are pictured on Thursday, Nov. 9, 2010. Judge dismisses former rowers’ consumer protection lawsuit against KU
March 17, 2017 in print edition on 1A
A judge has dismissed a Kansas Consumer Protection Act lawsuit by two women who said they were sexually assaulted in campus housing after the University of Kansas falsely represented such facilities as safe.
9:38 p.m.
Kansas guard Josh Jackson (11) scoops a shot over UC Davis forward Mikey Henn (24), guard Siler Schneider (5) and teammate Landen Lucas (33) during the first half on Friday, March 17, 2017 at BOK Center in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Showtime in Tulsa: Jayhawks cruise past UC Davis in first round
March 17, 2017 in print edition on 1D
The UC Davis Aggies did all they could to hang around and compete with Kansas on Friday night at BOK Center. But then the Jayhawks unleashed a barrage of plays, some believable, others not, that reminded everyone watching why KU spent most of the season ranked in the Top 5. By Matt Tait

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