Archive for Tuesday, March 27, 2018

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12:00 a.m.
The Alamodome in San Antonio, decked out for the Final Four of the 2008 NCAA Tournament, is shown in this Journal-World file photo from April 7, 2008. Following the Jayhawks to San Antonio? Here’s what you should know
March 26, 2018 in print edition on 1A
If you’re thinking of catching the University of Kansas men’s basketball team at the Final Four in San Antonio this weekend, you’ve got some planning to do — and hundreds of miles to go before you sleep, to paraphrase Robert Frost. Here’s a rundown on how to get there, how much it’ll cost you and more.
9:05 a.m.
The House of Representatives chamber of the Kansas Statehouse is pictured July 23, 2014 in Topeka. Battle over arming teachers set to begin in Kansas House
March 26, 2018 in print edition on 2A
House Bill 2789, which is intended to make it easier for schools to allow some staff to carry concealed firearms on campus, will be the subject of a hearing in the House Insurance Committee at 8 a.m. Tuesday.
10:34 a.m.
In this photo from November 2017, University of Kansas seniors, from left, Will Katz and Quaram Robinson, are pictured at the Franklin R. Shirley Classic Debate Tournament at Wake Forest University. KU debate team wins National Debate Tournament, clinching its sixth national title
9:29 a.m., March 27, 2018 Updated 10:32 a.m. in print edition on 1A
KU Debate teammates Quaram Robinson and Will Katz defeated Georgetown University in the final round of the National Debate Tournament, which began late Monday night at Wichita State University.
3:54 p.m.
Rep. Blake Carpenter, left, R-Derby, questions Rep. Brett Parker, D-Overland Park, during debate on Parker's proposal to repeal a law that allows school districts to let teachers carry concealed firearms in classrooms, Tuesday, March 27, 2018, at the Kansas Statehouse in Topeka. Kansas House backs arming teachers, hears bill to make doing so easier
March 27, 2018 in print edition on 1A
The Kansas House voted down a proposal Tuesday to repeal a 2013 law that gives school districts the option of allowing teachers to carry concealed firearms.
4:50 p.m.
In this photo taken from the top of Weaver's Department Store, looking north, thousands of Jayhawk fans fill Massachusetts Street on Saturday, March 31, 2012, after KU defeated Ohio State, 64-62, to advance to the national championship game against Kentucky. Massachusetts Street to close all day Saturday before KU’s national semifinal game
4:13 p.m., March 27, 2018 Updated 4:52 p.m.
The city of Lawrence will be clearing Massachusetts Street and closing it to traffic in advance of Saturday night’s big basketball game between the University of Kansas and Villanova.

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