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INVITATION
November 30, 1994
State labor law now is in the way of KU officials sitting down with graduate teaching assistants over their conditions of employment.
SOUND OFF
November 30, 1994
I’m curious about the word “morphin” as in the Mighty Morphin Power Rangers toys. I looked up the word in the dictionary, and it means morphine. When I told several people the meaning, they didn’t agree. Even my own son didn’t agree. Is the dictionary’s definition right or wrong? Forget any evil connotations unless you’re thinking of the ultra-evil Lord Zedd.
KU HOOPS
November 30, 1994
Kansas didn’t dominate the backboards against a much-smaller San Diego team in last Saturday’s season opener at Allen Fieldhouse. In fact, the Jayhawks, who won, 83-65, were outboarded, 41-36, by the unheralded West Coast Conference basketball team.
HOSPITAL REPORT
November 30, 1994
Dismissals Lynda Denise Canaday, Lawrence.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 30, 1994
Police reports * A shotgun, compact discs, musical and recording equipment and other items, valued together on a police report at $5,005, were taken sometime between 2:15 a.m. and 2:45 a.m. Saturday from a residence in the 3800 block of Brush Creek Drive, Lawrence police reported today. Police said the stolen items were recovered after two 16-year-old juvenile males were questioned. The juveniles have not been detained, police said.
FESTIVAL OF TREES AUCTION NETS $31,200
November 30, 1994
The auctioning Tuesday of 53 decorated trees at the Festival of Trees raised $31,200 for The Shelter Inc., a nonprofit organization that provides emergency services for local youths. That amount is the second-highest raised by the annual event, in which local individuals, organizations and businesses decorate trees for the sale. Last year’s auction brought in $32,380, the most ever, according to Judy Culley, director of The Shelter.
STEPHAN RECALLS 16 YEARS AS AG
November 30, 1994
The outgoing attorney general spoke in Lawrence about issues that dominated his career as the state’s top law enforcement official.
NETWORK PROVIDES LINK FOR GOVERNMENTS
November 30, 1994
Local officials can now check their e-mail to track legislation.
VIOLA COOK DICKSON
November 30, 1994
Services for Viola Cook Dickson, 77, Wynnewood, Pa., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, at the Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa, with the Rev. Howard Elliott officiating. Burial will be in Hull Grove Cemetery, northeast of Winchester. Mrs. Dickson died Saturday, Nov. 19, 1994, at her home.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
November 30, 1994
District court Criminal case proceedings
JURY DELIVERS GUILTY VERDICT
November 30, 1994
Rodney Barnes may face 68 to 77 months in prison for a February stabbing death.
PROGRAM WILL PROVIDE HELP FOR LOW-INCOME HIV PATIENTS
November 30, 1994
Free blood screeningsand local checkups will soon be available needy HIV-positive residents of three area counties.
CALIPARI TIES TO KU
November 30, 1994
John Calipari’s climb to the coaching pinnacle — his Massachusetts basketball team is currently ranked No. 1 in the country — started at Kansas. KU coach Ted Owens had an opening for a part-time assistant coach in 1982, and aide Bob Hill recommended Calipari for the post.
SOUND OFF
November 30, 1994
What’s the comparison in home property taxes for a $100,000 home and property taxes for a $15,000 car in Shawnee, Jefferson, Douglas and Johnson counties. Much of the answer depends on where you live, because taxes vary from city to city or township to township. County governments set their own mill levies, which are added to levies set by the state, cities, school districts, townships and other entities to form the total levy.
LHS GIRLS HOOPS
November 30, 1994
Lawrence High’s girls basketball season doesn’t start until Thursday at Olathe East, but the Lions suffered their first setback on Sunday when senior point guard Marjy Givens, a starter last year, sustained a knee injury. “Early on we’ll have to wait and see how things develop and how quickly Marjy gets back,” LHS coach Gary Hammer said. “She had a lot of experience at point guard.”
INJURED OSKIE WRESTLER OK
November 30, 1994
Mike Boyd, an Oskaloosa wrestler who suffered a neck injury during a high school match with Tonganoxie on Tuesday night, wasn’t seriously injured. “It wasn’t as bad as expected,” Gary Boyd, the freshman wrestler’s father, said this morning. “He’s stiff, but he’s up and about.”
HASKELL WINS
November 30, 1994
Haskell’s killer B’s stung another opponent Tuesday night. The Indians’ freshman trio of Bill Tyner, Bruce Wilson and Brent Farmer combined for 54 points in an 80-71 victory over Bethany at Coffin Complex.
KU SWIMMING
November 30, 1994
Some people are born to diving greatness, and some have it thrust upon them. And some divers, like Kansas University junior Michelle Rojohn, simply get bored, take up the sport and, before they know it, they have a Big Eight title to their credit.
HOUSING COURSE GIVES STUDENTS START-TO-FINISH PERSPECTIVE
November 30, 1994
Fifty-three KU students use more than their heads for a course that centers on construction of a new house.
MASON ENDS WHIPPING, OTHER NOTES
November 30, 1994
Notes, quotes and random thoughts while cleaning out the notebooks to close the door on the 1994 Kansas football season. … Glen Mason’s self-flagellation period is over. He has kicked himself enough over the Jayhawks’ disappointing 6-5 season.
HIGH SCHOOL TOPS DISTRICT PRIORITY LIST
November 30, 1994
Priorities and timelines are beginning to gel for 1994 school bond issue projects.
LHS SWIMMING
November 30, 1994
Lawrence High boys swimming coach Pat Grzenda will get several opportunities in December to sift through her team’s strengths and weaknesses. The Lions have five December meets, starting with Thursday’s home dual with Shawnee Mission South.
DA CANDIDATES FACE QUESTIONS
November 30, 1994
The candidates in the race for Douglas County district attorney are lobbying behind the scenes for votes.
CORRECTION
November 30, 1994
Because of an editor’s error, Aletha Huston, Kansas University distinguished professor of human development and family life, was misquoted in Sunday’s Journal-World. The story should have read that Huston said a study showed that children who watch television up to 10 hours a week perform better academically than those who don’t watch any television.
RALPH OWENS
November 30, 1994
Services for Ralph Owens, 76, Lawrence, are pending at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Owens died today, Nov. 30, 1994, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
RESIDENTS RATE CRIME CONCERNS
November 30, 1994
The first of four community meetings launched formal efforts toward developing a communitywide crime-prevention plan.