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BALDWIN WINS
November 3, 1993
One last gasp remained for Baldwin High and its football season Tuesday night. One last scoring drive was needed or the Bulldogs’ dreams of advancing in the playoffs were over. Baldwin met the challenge and scored a game-winning touchdown with 3:09 left when quarterback Chad Scoby connected with Brett Roberts on a 26-yard pass.
OLATHE EAST NOTES
November 3, 1993
The last time Lawrence High and Olathe East met on a football field, the Hawks looked and felt every bit like a second-year team against a perennial powerhouse. The next time around, O-East coach Jeff Meyers said, the Lions won’t be so lucky.
HASKELL SEEKS TO SHIFT TRAFFICWAY
November 3, 1993
Students, elders and activists pleaded with the county to move the South Lawrence Trafficway away from sacred worship grounds.
CITY BACKS OFF REGULATING CABLE TV RATES
November 3, 1993
City commissioners changed their minds about regulating cable rates, saying it could have passed unnecessary costs onto taxpayers.
CITY STUDIES LIMITING BAR DOWNTOWN
November 3, 1993
Commissioners look to zoning for limiting liquor licenses for downtown bars and restaurants.
FUTURE IS NOW AT KU EXHIBIT
November 3, 1993
A technology fair at Kansas University gives teachers and students a glimpse of future applications of computers in education.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 3, 1993
Dismissals Letha Steen, Lawrence; Frank Fix, St. Joseph, Mo.; Laura Ojeleye and baby boy, Lawrence.
CHANCELLOR JOINS KAUFFMAN FOUNDATION
November 3, 1993
Kansas University Chancellor Gene Budig has been elected to the board of directors of the Ewing and Marion Kauffman Foundation. Robert Rogers, chairman and chief executive officer, said Budig would join the foundation board immediately.
TARNISHED BONANZAS
November 3, 1993
Those inclined to believe that various forms of gambling such as lotteries, casinos and pari-mutuel betting on horses and dogs provide glittering bonanzas are having to rethink things these days. Overexpansion of the horse and dog track format has led to serious financial problems for the nearby Woodlands complex, and has even put long-established meccas such as Ak-Sar-Ben in Omaha, Neb., on the ropes. Various gaming procedures haven’t produced anywhere near the windfalls for “education and charity” that promoters indicated they would, and there have been predictable criminal activities associated with them.
CORRECTION
November 3, 1993
Due to reporter’s error, John Oberzan, a certified financial planner with IDS Financial Services, was misquoted in a story Tuesday on portfolio diversification. Oberzan should have been quoted as saying that the value of bonds increases when interest rates decline.
ALL-SUNFLOWER PICKS
November 3, 1993
Lawrence High landed a representative on every defensive category of the All-Sunflower League football team, and Lions Jason Thoren, Jim Myers and Charles Graham were two-way picks. Thoren made all-league at running back and linebacker; Myers was named all-league on the offensive and defensive lines; and Graham was all-league as punter and defensive end. Graham also earned honorable mention as a tight end.
TREES MAY NEED PROTECTION FROM DEER
November 3, 1993
With the deer mating season in full swing, property owners may find some of their trees, particularly immature saplings, are being damaged or destroyed by rutting activities. Keith Sexson of the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks said although deer graze year-round, bucks in mating season spend a lot of time rubbing their antlers against trees, which often strips away the protective layer of bark.
DR. ALFRED A. RICHTARIK
November 3, 1993
Services for Dr. Alfred A. “Rick” Richtarik, 71, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Trinity Episcopal Church with the Rev. John Macauley officiating. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery in Clinton, with military honors by Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 14 of the American Legion.
LADY LEE BREWER
November 3, 1993
Funeral services for Lady Lee Brewer, 64, Tonganoxie, will be 10 a.m. Thursday at the Quisenberry Chapel, Tonganoxie, with the Rev. Rick Lamb officiating. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Brewer died Tuesday, Nov. 2, 1993, at her home.
SUICIDE ATTEMPT STUNS ROOMMATE
November 3, 1993
A Kansas University student who was seriously injured after jumping off of an overpass had been severely depressed recently, her roommate says.
MAUMALANGA MAY NOT BE FIRST-ROUNDER
November 3, 1993
While he was working as an extra on the made-for-TV movie “Final Justice,” Chris Maumalanga made friends with actor Martin Sheen. At the time, Maumalanga knew he was projected as a high pick in the 1994 NFL draft, but he really hadn’t paid attention to the preseason magazines that touted him as a pro prospect until Sheen bought a copy.
FINNEY DISCUSSES ROAD WITH STUDENTS
November 3, 1993
Gov. Joan Finney has taken an interest in the most recent fight against the South Lawrence Trafficway. Finney met with Haskell Indian Nations University students and administrators Tuesday morning to find out more about their concerns regarding wetlands and spiritual areas bordering the proposed trafficway.
GRANT TO AID FAMILIES WITH DISABLED KIDS
November 3, 1993
A five-year grant from the federal government will finance research at Kansas University designed to empower families who have a child with a disability.
FUNDS TARGET INDEPENDENT LIVING
November 3, 1993
Local officials want to help more elderly citizens continue living independently in their own homes. A recent state grant has provided funding for a coordinator that will help the residents of Babcock Place do just that.
PEDRO JIMENEZ
November 3, 1993
Graveside services for Pedro “Pete” Jimenez, 60, Los Angeles, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Syracuse Cemetery with the Rev. Gilbert Herrman officiating. Mr. Jimenez died Monday, Nov. 1, 1993, in Los Angeles after being in a coma for more than two years.
SUMMER WEATHER CUTS CROP YIELD
November 3, 1993
Neil Smith knew when he became a farmer there would be good and bad harvests. It’s a risk one takes when relying on Mother Nature for a living. However, that knowledge doesn’t make it any easier when there are bills to pay and next year’s crops to think about.
ALL STUDENTS GAIN FROM SPECIAL PROGRAM
November 3, 1993
Staff and resources follow student needs in East Heights School’s Chapter 1 Schoolwide Project.
KU RESEARCH FUNDS SURGE TO $86.7 MILLION LAST YEAR
November 3, 1993
Research funding at Kansas University reached a record $86.7 million in the 1992-93 budget year.
KU DEBATE FOCUSES ON COMMITMENT
November 3, 1993
A Christian philosopher has challenged a popular Kansas University professor to a debate on sex.
UNIVERSITY FUNDING JUST KEEPING PACE WITH U.S. INFLATION
November 3, 1993
A survey of higher education spending shows Kansas University’s budget increase over two years topped the national average.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 3, 1993
Condition reports — Peter Buck, 25, a Haskell Indian Nations University student from Ganado, Ariz., was listed in critical condition today at the Kansas University Medical Center in Kansas City, Kan., with injuries he suffered when he fell from a stage at Haskell Auditorium on Saturday night.
ROBBER AT LARGE
November 3, 1993
A man suspected of robbing an East Lawrence business late Tuesday morning remained at large today, Lawrence police said. Police were called about 11:15 a.m. Tuesday to Allied Glass and Metal Co., 943 E. 23rd, after a man reportedly entered the store, struck a clerk, took some money and ran.
HEARING SET IN KIDNAP CASE
November 3, 1993
A preliminary hearing was scheduled for Monday for a 31-year-old Jackson County man charged with kidnapping his wife and injuring two sheriff’s deputies who tried to arrest him. John R. Maude, 31, Rt. 1, Delia, remained in the Jefferson County Jail this morning on a felony count each of kidnapping and terroristic threat and two counts each of aggravated assault to a law enforcement officer, and aggravated battery to a law enforcement officer. He also was charged with a misdemeanor count each of assault, battery, criminal damage to property, obstruction of legal process, resisting arrest and two counts of criminal trespass.