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February 8, 1994
Jerry Reinsdorf, chairman of the Chicago Bulls and White Sox, talks about the business side of professional sports.
S WEATHER WORD
February 8, 1994
The good news: It only snowed this morning. The bad news: The forecast still calls for a continued mess of sleet, freezing rain and more snow into Wednesday morning.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
February 8, 1994
Burglaries and thefts reported * A 1993 Dodge Ram Wagon van valued on a police report at $15,500 was taken Sunday from the lot of Jim Clark Motors, 2121 W. 29th Ter., Lawrence police reported today.
PLEA TO REVIVE TOWER SPURS COUNTY PLEDGE
February 8, 1994
Wells Overlook will continue to dazzle visitors and residents if commissioners can find a way to rebuild or replace the deteriorating tower.
LOUIS E. KAMPSCHROEDER
February 8, 1994
Services for Louis E. Kampschroeder, 90, Garden City, will be held at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Garden City Presbyterian Church with the Rev. Dave Sweley officiating. Mr. Kampschroeder died Sunday, Feb. 6, 1994, at Garden Valley Retirement Village in Garden City.
SOX OWNER SAYS JORDAN NO SHOE-IN
February 8, 1994
The chairman of the Chicago White Sox and Chicago Bulls says if Michael Jordan can’t play major league baseball he might make a great NFL wide receiver.
S FUTURE SPURS GOP SEARCH
February 8, 1994
Her intentions have raised a “What if?” among local politicos. What if state Sen. Sandy Praeger, R-Lawrence, wins insurance commissioner? Praeger, whose senate term expires in 1996, has expressed interest in running for the post this year.
WSU WHIZ KID HAS CLOSE TIES TO LAWRENCE
February 8, 1994
Eddy Dreger, who at 15 is the youngest student at Wichita State University, was born in Lawrence and continues to spend his summers here. When in this part of the state, he spends time with his grandmother, swims for the Lawrence Aquahawks and bicycles around neighborhoods.
KU UNLIKELY TO GET LOPEZ, COACH SAYS
February 8, 1994
Kansas basketball fans want to see Felipe Lopez in a Jayhawk jersey next season. That still might happen, but it would classify as a recruiting upset, notes New York City Rice High coach Lou DeMello. “Schools close to home have the edge. I think that’s the determining factor right now,” DeMello said.
BREMBY TO STAY IN LAWRENCE
February 8, 1994
Lawrence’s assistant city manager won’t be going to a similar job in Texas. Rod Bremby, the city’s No. 2 administrator since August 1990, said he was not offered the deputy assistant city manager’s job in Arlington, Tex. He was one of seven finalists for the post.
LAWRENCE HIGH TURNS OUT A BUMPER CROP
February 8, 1994
When Jason Thoren signed a national letter of intent to play football for Kansas University last Wednesday, he capped what has been a banner recruiting year for Lawrence High. LHS will have its usual dozen or so student-athletes join the junior college ranks and a few more will head to small-college programs.
AG, STUDENTS SEE EYE-TO-EYE ON CRIME
February 8, 1994
The state’s top law enforcement official joked that he might have sought refuge in Lawrence had a controversial water rights case not swung in his favor.
PANEL WILL PONDER SPRINKLER CONTROLS
February 8, 1994
A local flap over a backflow device on lawn irrigation systems has made its way to a Kansas Senate committee.
PROFESSOR PLAYS ROLE IN EVERS TRIAL
February 8, 1994
A KU professor helped Jackson, Miss., prosecutors select the jury that last week convicted a white supremacist in a 30-year-old murder case.
HOSPITAL REPORT
February 8, 1994
Admissions Mary Garcia, Lawrence.
REPORT SAYS CITY GREW BY 2,216
February 8, 1994
Lawrence is growing, the latest census numbers confirm. And as the city grows, so do the needs for schools, parks and roads, Mayor John Nalbandian says.
LOANED EXECUTIVES OFFER UNITED WAY A HELPING HAND
February 8, 1994
United Way of Douglas County has tapped into the local executive pool to help raise money for 30 nonprofit community agencies.
CROSSING GUARDS SEE FIRSTHAND PERILS CONFRONTING PEDESTRIANS
February 8, 1994
Lawrence drivers need to pay more attention in school zones and stop their cars outside of crosswalks, a crossing guard says.