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Archive for Saturday, March 22, 1997

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IS THERE A WAY TO GET A TOUR SCHEDULE AND ANY OTHER INFORMATION THAT WOULD BE HELPFUL.
March 22, 1997
“Riverdance” is currently on a standing-room-only tour of the United States, and will be in the Washington, D.C., area June 26 through July 6. Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, “Riverdance” is the development of an original idea by Ms. Doherty that was initially performed at the Eurovision Song Contest in Dublin in April 1994. The show focuses on the evolution of Irish dance, as well as its similarities with - and influences on - other cultures. The phenomenon of “Riverdance” draws on Irish traditions and combines the richness of the music with the magic and sensuality of the dance. Led by principal dancers from Ireland, the United States, Spain and
HAASE BUMMING
March 22, 1997
Jerod Haase answered the opening call, but could play just 14 minutes Friday night because of his broken right wrist. “It is painful. The last couple days I just tried to get it to the point I could play,” said Haase, Kansas’ injured senior shooting guard who scored two points in KU’s 85-82 season-ending loss to Arizona at Jefferson Civic Center.
LAWRENCE POLICE NOT AFFILIATED WITH CAMPAIGN
March 22, 1997
Lawrence police are warning contributors to a recent mail solicitation campaign to “beware.” At least one Lawrence resident has received a request for funds from an organization called American Federation of Police. In the letter, an officer named Sgt. Martin Feldman, who is not employed by Lawrence police, urges the recipient to give to the organization on behalf of Lawrence police.
S 85-82 LOSS TO ARIZONA IN THE NCAA SOUTHEAST REGIONAL SEMIFINALS.
March 22, 1997
So will they stay or will they go? Will Kansas University junior Raef LaFrentz and sophomore Paul Pierce remain at KU or head to the NBA Draft? They were asked those questions and had no definitive answers after Friday’s 85-82 season-ending loss to Arizona at Jefferson Civic Center.
S A FIRE AT OUR HOUSE, DO WE RELY ON THE WAKARUSA TOWNSHIP FIRE DEPARTMENT OR WOULD THE FIRE STATION ON SIXTH STREET, WHICH IS CLOSER TO OUR HOUSE, ANSWER THE CALL?
March 22, 1997
“If they are in Wakarusa Township, they rely on the Wakarusa Township Fire Department,” said township firefighter John Mathis. “We may end up asking for help from the city of Lawrence, but we respond to the call,” he said.
KU-ARIZONA GAMER
March 22, 1997
Curses, foiled again. Kansas University’s wildly successful senior class — Jacque Vaughn, Scot Pollard, Jerod Haase and B.J. Williams, Jayhawks who accounted for 115 victories against 21 losses in four fun-filled years — failed to reach a Final Four.
LAWRENCE STUDENTS TO COMPETE IN BEE
March 22, 1997
Lawrence students to compete in state finals of geography bee
FORMER COMMISSION CANDIDATE CHARGED
March 22, 1997
A former candidate for Lawrence City Commission has been charged with a felony involving weapons, the Douglas County district attorney’s office said Friday. Sam B. Shepley, 51, has been charged with making a criminal threat, a felony. Shepley is out of Douglas County Jail on bond, awaiting a preliminary hearing.
CONTROLLED FIRES FALL UNDER CITY ORDINANCE
March 22, 1997
Burning permits needed within city limits
FOR THE RECORD
March 22, 1997
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
T TELL POLICE
March 22, 1997
Local authorities are investigating alleged NCAA Tournament gambling at the Lawrence Public Schools’ maintenance building.
PAROLE HEARING SET FOR MAN CONVICTED IN LAWRENCE KILLING
March 22, 1997
A man convicted in a 1985 Lawrence murder is one of 15 state prison inmates whose requests for parole will be heard this month.
JASON LAMB, 24, LAWRENCE, AND AMY BROWN, 24, LAWRENCE
March 22, 1997
Joshua William Caldwell, 19, Laramie, Wyo., and Chantal Sabin Trittin, 19, Lawrence Leslie W. Blevins Jr., 57, Lawrence, and Jolelyn P. Camillon, 24, Lawrence
COUNTY AGENDA
March 22, 1997
With reports that septic system failures are on the rise, county commissioners will consider a list of recommended changes to minimum acreage requirements. The recommendations are designed to prevent the contamination of water supplies by sewage and to provide adequate space for septic systems to operate properly.
BIBBY WAS PRETTY DARNED GOOD
March 22, 1997
Every time Arizona seemed destined to fade like a cheap shirt in the desert sun, up stepped Mike Bibby. “Mike Bibby does not play like a freshman,” Arizona coach Lute Olson said following the Wildcats’ stunning 85-82 victory over No. 1-ranked Kansas in the NCAA Southeast Regional.
SATURDAY COLUMN
March 22, 1997
What a difference a few years and different political party affiliations seem to make in Washington. Not too many years ago, it was perfectly all right, in fact the duty and obligation, of Democratic senators to be as tough-minded and as thorough as possible in their confirmation hearings for Judge Robert Bork and, later, Judge Clarence Thomas for seats on the U.S. Supreme Court.
CITY TO CLOSE BOOK ON BORDERS PARKING LOT
March 22, 1997
A split Lawrence City Commission endorsed the plan March 4, but Tuesday’s decision would seal the deal for public parking spaces in a new private lot downtown.