Follow the link to see our look at what’s happening this week.

Look ahead

- The NCAA tournament – aka March Madness – kicks off on Tuesday. Games will be played all week long, so check the official site for schedule information: http://www.ncaa.com/march-madness.

- The big new movies this week are both R comedies. First is “21 Jump Street,” starring Jonah Hill and Channing Tatum. Also opening is “Casa de mi Padre,” Will Ferrell’s new comedy.

- The civil case against Dominique Strauss-Kahn begins Thursday.

- Saturday is St. Patrick’s Day, and there will be parades, Guinness and all things Irish taking place this weekend.

Video to note

Did you see this video of people in Brazil saving beached dolphins? Check it out:

 

Gas price update

Prices still went up this past week, but the dramatic increases appear over for the time being.

- This week: $3.758
- 1 week ago: $3.738
- 1 month ago: $3.480
- 1 year ago: $3.524
- Record high: $4.114

GateHouse News Service