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HASKELL FOOTBALL TEAM BEGINS THREE-A-DAYS
August 21, 1995
Haskell University tested the speed and quickness of its football players Sunday night. Now comes the real test — a week of three-a-day practices beginning today in what will likely be hot and humid weather. “We’ve got a lot of things to get done before the first game,” said Gary Tanner, who is entering his ninth season as Haskell’s head coach.
GRAND OPENING SET FOR NEW EUDORA HIGH
August 21, 1995
Eudora school officials have scheduled a grand opening ceremony for the district’s new high school. The ceremony is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. Saturday with a welcoming address and introductions of guests. Tours will follow.
SOUND OFF
August 21, 1995
Where does the state get the money it uses for state aid to schools? Thirty-five mills (or about half) of the school mill levy is assessed by the state for funding education, according to Bonnie Dunham, communications coordinator for Lawrence public schools. The state also receives funds from sales tax and income tax that help fund education, she said.
SOUND OFF
August 21, 1995
What can be done about slowing down speeders, especially college students, in a residential area? “We’re working hard at this time of year, as always, to enforce the traffic ordinances,” said Sgt. Rick Nickell of the Lawrence police department.
REMEMBERING QUANTRILL
August 21, 1995
Two programs are planned in connection with today’s 132nd anniversary of Quantrill’s raid on Lawrence.
J-W COMICS SURVEY RESULTS
August 21, 1995
Journal-World readers are serious about their comics. In July, we asked our readers to vote for their five favorite comics and comic section features carried by the Journal-World. We also asked you to name your two least favorites. Your votes were cast either on the ballots we printed in the Journal-World or were called in on the J-W Access Line. Not everyone filled out their entire ballot, and fewer completed their least favorite choices.
LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT
August 21, 1995
Police reports * Kansas University police are investigating an alleged acquaintance rape that occurred between 2:30 a.m. and 2:45 a.m. Saturday at Amini Hall. A police spokesman said a 19-year-old female KU student reported about 11:45 p.m. Saturday that she had been raped while a party was being held in the suspect’s room. The suspect, a 21-year-old male KU student, was interviewed but no arrests were made. The case likely will be turned over to the district attorney’s office, the spokesman said. Alcohol was involved in the incident, he said.
MCLEAN
August 21, 1995
McLEAN SERVICES Graveside services for John “Jack” L. McLean, 75, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at Memorial Park Cemetery with the Rev. Charles Gilmore officiating.
KU FINAL EXAMS
August 21, 1995
Final doctoral examinations at Kansas University include: “Law, Custom and Language: Ideas in Practice in the Legal Writings of Cino da Pistoia,” Timothy Sistrunk, history, noon Tuesday, Alcove G, Kansas Union.
1,000 TO CONVOCATION
August 21, 1995
It was Kansas University’s Chancellor Robert Hemenway’s first university convocation, and many who attended the traditional opening ceremony were eager to hear him speak. In the past, thousands of KU students would file into Hoch Auditorium on the first day of classes to celebrate the beginning of school. Now that convocation is scheduled before classes begin and held at the Lied Center, attendance has dropped.
FRESHMAN CHANCELLOR KICKS OFF FALL SEMESTER WITH ADVICE
August 21, 1995
Chancellor Robert Hemenway told students to be good citizens and have fun while at KU.
SOUND OFF
August 21, 1995
When will a stoplight be installed at Wakarusa Drive and U.S. Highway 40? Lawrence city commissioners have approved spending $250,000 next year to install traffic signals at the intersection of Wakarusa Drive and West Sixth Street.
POSES SEPTIC
August 21, 1995
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NFL TO SLICE ROSTERS
August 21, 1995
NFL teams must slice their rosters from 80 to 60 by Tuesday. That fact has some fringe players tossing and turning all night, worrying about their futures. Tony Richardson, Kansas City’s second-year pro from Auburn, insists he’s not one of them.
HOSPITAL REPORT
August 21, 1995
Dismissals Penny Duckworth and baby girl, Oskaloosa.
CORRECTION
August 21, 1995
Because of a reporter’s error, votes by two Lawrence city commissioners June 13 were reported incorrectly in Sunday’s Journal-World. Commissioner Bonnie Augustine voted to move ahead with a $2.46 million reconstruction of North Second Street. Commissioner John Nalbandian voted against moving ahead with the project.
SOUND OFF
August 21, 1995
Does Kansas have a state song? Yes, it’s “Home on the Range.”
KIDS LEARN TO TALK — NATURALLY
August 21, 1995
longtime writer on research topics at Kansas University. He produces a biweekly column for Kansas print and broadcast media.
TOURS TO PROVIDE INPUT FOR CENTENNIAL PARK REC CENTER
August 21, 1995
SPLIT DECISION The fate of Lawrence’s planned Centennial Park Recreation Center rests in the hands of five city commissioners, who will travel to St. Louis and Liberty, Mo., next month to tour centers in those communities.
WANDERLUST UNITES HOBOS
August 21, 1995
A love for freedom bonds the men and women who travel the nation by railway.
LL LIKE NEW PAGES
August 21, 1995
That old bromide about the more things change the more they stay the same is bunk. the Journal-World has changed, and, brother, this newspaper definitely isn’t the same. As the J-W goes to an all-morning format today in its continuing mission to remain viable in contemporary society, consider how just one small part of this newspaper — the sports department — has evolved.
REVEALS CHANGING TIMES
August 21, 1995
The debut of the movie “Mortal Kombat” brings large crowds of youngsters, including those from the Lawrence area, to theaters this weekend.
KIDS LEARN TO TALK — NATURALLY
August 21, 1995
Longtime writer on research topics at Kansas University. He produces a biweekly column for Kansas print and broadcast media.
S MORE FOR YOUR MORNING
August 21, 1995
Good morning, and thanks for joining us in the newest chapter of the Journal-World’s history. After more than 100 years of afternoon publication, the Journal-World becomes a morning newspaper today. But as you’ll see, the J-W isn’t just changing its publication and delivery times; it’s undergone a number of changes we hope will better serve our reading audience.
MOORER BASKS IN SUCCESS
August 21, 1995
Reggie Moorer started playing football on a lark. Last spring, the lark turned into a full-ride scholarship to Kansas University. OK, it’s not Notre Dame, but Division One is Division One, and Moorer is basking in his new-found success.