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Sherrill’s past to meet present
Mississippi State coach will face former Texas A&M team in today’s Independence Bowl
December 31, 2000
For the first time since his return to coaching 10 years ago, Jackie Sherrill’s present will converge with his past.
New year ushers in a new set of laws
December 31, 2000
The hangover this New Year’s Day might be a bit less painful for parents whose teens itch for the car keys, for seniors who struggle with prescription drug bills, and for many people and businesses trying to pay taxes.
Insanity defense a possibility
December 31, 2000
From depression to treatment for an undisclosed psychiatric condition, the details that have emerged about the man accused of killing seven co-workers have some speculating his lawyers may use an insanity defense.
Firms often sued over worker violence
December 31, 2000
Hours after seven employees were gunned down, Edgewater Technology issued a statement saying the co-worker suspected in the rampage had problems apparently linked to his “personal life.”
Chinese Muslims battle police
December 31, 2000
Police and minority Muslims faced off in eastern China this month in a clash that left six people dead, state media confirmed Saturda
Longtime bomb victim mourned
N. Ireland coma patient was injured in 1987 IRA blast
December 31, 2000
A man who died 13 years after an Irish Republican Army bomb sent him into a coma was buried Saturday, closing a story of dogged, uncomplaining devotion by the wife who was constantly at his bedside.
The name game
December 31, 2000
Appointees to President-elect George W. Bush’s Cabinet and White House staff, with dates they were nominated, and other candidates.
Bush goes back to the future
Many nominees have ties to Ford administration
December 31, 2000
President-elect George W. Bush’s transition has set off a debate over whether his presidency would mean a restoration of his father’s administration or a rebirth for conservative Reaganites. Instead, a third alternative has emerged that virtually nobody anticipated: the return of the Ford administration.
National briefs
December 31, 2000
Childhood leukemia found Boeing repair time extended Koch seeks clarification Mail-order bride slain
Miracle baby’ goes home
Child born in car crash doing fine
December 31, 2000
The “miracle baby” of Russell County, who was born as his mother died in a tractor-trailer wreck last week, on Friday left the hospital in Louisville with his father.
Survey finds majority of adults misinformed about blood alcohol levels
December 31, 2000
Seventy-three percent of adults do not know the blood alcohol concentration limit in their own state, according to a new national survey. And 78 percent of respondents do not know how many standard drinks they would have to consume in one hour to be legally drunk.
Snow stymies Eastern seaboard
December 31, 2000
A record snowstorm, the Northeast’s first major nor’easter in five years, swept up the East Coast on Saturday, dumping more than two feet of snow on New Jersey, closing every major airport in the New York City area for much of the day and forcing Philadelphia to declare a snow emergency.
Mississippi State upends No. 12 Arizona
December 31, 2000
Antonio Jackson arched a shot over Richard Jefferson with 9.4 seconds left, and Mississippi State shocked No. 12 Arizona 75-74 Saturday night the Wildcats’ first loss in the 16-year history of the Bank One Fiesta Bowl Classic.
Memorization becomes career
90-year-old says he has good system, not good memory
December 31, 2000
William Hersey can remember the names of 300 people he just met. He can memorize the order of a deck of cards in a half hour. He can remember every image on every page of a magazine.
Motley Fool
December 31, 2000
Last week’s question and answer Off course
Briefcase
December 31, 2000
You’re soaking in it: human washing machine Expert: Improving etiquette is a worthwhile move Name that company
Trends
December 31, 2000
A hop, skip and jump away Comforting the prisoners Really French fried What a Shox It’s no secret
In black and white
Lawrence photographer documents country’s landmarks, scenery and architecture
December 31, 2000
By Jan Biles Lawrence photographer Leo Lutz says shooting pictures is like creating music. “Making the negative is the score,” he says. “Working in the darkroom is like the production of music.” Forty of Lutz’s “compositions” will be displayed this month at The Michael Cross Gallery in Kansas City, Mo. All of the images are black and white.
People
December 31, 2000
Whom do you admire? Ventura lines up another book Baby on board Eubanks becomes a star Pin-up peeved at Playboy pics
National briefs
December 31, 2000
Court overturns ban on fetal tissue research Prison riot instigator given settlement Truck leasing pioneer, Ralph Ryder, dies at 90
KU dean to wield influence on American health care policy scene
Deborah Powell to serve on National Academy of Sciences Institute of Medicine
December 31, 2000
By Erwin Seba Deborah Powell apologizes for “the mess” in her office at the Kansas University School of Medicine. Bound reports are piled on a table in her office. There are stacks of papers and reports on her desk. It’s a neat mess.
Rocker Ted Nugent refuses to quiet down
December 31, 2000
Give this much to Ted Nugent: For all the freewheeling vitriol that effortlessly spills from his mouth, he certainly seems like a happy guy.
Overabundance of bowls damages credibility
Mediocrity celebrated with so many football teams receiving postseason bids
December 31, 2000
The hack pulled his cab into downtown and eased up behind a short line of cars at an intersection. “I’ve never seen that light before,” the fellow remarked, staring at the brightened red globe overhead. “I wonder if it’s going to turn green?”
Films offer funny, sometimes serious view of postwar America
December 31, 2000
As the 16mm projector begins to whir and light flickers on the screen, Skip Elsheimer and his buddies open the beer and chips and settle in for another Sunday night at the movies.
Museum display tells story of unlikely heroes
December 31, 2000
Of all the tortuous routes by which Jews fled the Nazis, few can match the 6,000-mile trek of thousands of Polish refugees from Lithuania across Russia and Siberia to Japan and eventual safety.
Selective memories of 2000 events
December 31, 2000
By Dave Barry Miami Herald The year 2000 is about to end, unless and I would not rule this out somebody files a lawsuit claiming that the number of days in December has been undercounted.
Developer asks commission to reconsider rural subdivision
Questions about Mason Farms rezoning application answered
December 31, 2000
By Joy Ludwig A controversial plan for a rural housing development south of Lawrence is about to get another look from the Douglas County Commission. This summer, developer Doug Compton sought rezoning approval to build the 163-acre Mason Farms subdivision just east of U.S. Highway 59 near North 900 Road. Compton wanted to build 21 homes on 5-acre lots in the subdivision, which would include a community equestrian stable and an orchard.
Two-sport standout had Reich stuff
Legendary football, basketball player almost wasn’t allowed to attend KU
December 31, 2000
By Bill Meyer For my money, Gil Reich is the best one-year athletic bargain Kansas University has ever had. If you know of one as good, let me know, but you’ll need a mountain of evidence.
A bear mauling; Kansas 77, Southwest Missouri State 43
Chenowith begins game on bench but snares 11 rebounds in KU romp
December 31, 2000
By Gary Bedore Eric Chenowith had a gut feeling he wouldn’t be starting Saturday night’s Sprint Shootout game against Southwest Missouri State. “I played pretty bad against Ohio State, and when we came back (from Christmas break) I wasn’t in the first five at practice,” said Chenowith. He missed his first eight shots as a reserve before rallying for nine points on 4-of-11 shooting with 11 rebounds in KU’s 77-43 victory over the Bears at Kemper Arena.
Educational films ran the gamut, from venereal disease to work safety
December 31, 2000
Some of collector Skip Elsheimer’s favorite educational films, with his comments.
Arts notes
December 31, 2000
KCUR to air symphony concerts Art being sought for convention center Exhibit of miniatures on display in KC Pratt event seeking fine arts, crafts
Support intact, confidence lacking
Polls find backing for Bush while trust withheld for now
December 31, 2000
Americans tend to rally behind a new president once the race is decided, and national surveys indicate that has happened with President-elect Bush, accepted as the legitimate winner by just over two-thirds of Americans.
Hire hybrid experts to avoid legal shark tank
December 31, 2000
Saints subdue Rams, 31-28
December 31, 2000
The New Orleans Saints got a celebration and a scare, a history-making victory over the defending Super Bowl champs that felt like Mardi Gras, New Year’s Eve and Halloween all wrapped up in one.
Judge doubles sentence for child’s death
December 31, 2000
Despite his repeated claims of innocence, a Hutchinson man was sentenced to almost seven years in the 1998 shaking death of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son.
Alleged aides to bin Laden face bombing trial
December 31, 2000
The government’s long-awaited prosecution of what it considers a global extremist network run by Islamic militant Osama bin Laden starts Wednesday in New York.
Drinking & driving
Before you get behind the wheel tonight after having a few, you might want to consider some potential costs
December 31, 2000
By Katie Hollar James was driving down 15th Street when he heard the sirens behind him. “I knew I was in trouble right then,” he said of that night two years ago. “There was no way to hide how drunk I was.” James had spent a few hours at a bar, relaxing after an organic chemistry test.
K-State seeks Tennessee’s tradition
Volunteers second nationally with 41 all-time bowl appearances
December 31, 2000
Tennessee traditionally spends New Year’s Day playing in bowl games and ranks second in the nation with 41 all-time bowl appearances. Kansas State started its tradition more recently, now appearing in its ninth bowl and eighth straight.
Ailing Iverson lifts 76ers
Philadelphia guard scores 46 in 107-104 victory
December 31, 2000
Allen Iverson was tired from playing 52 minutes and hurting from at least three injuries. He was also the driving force behind the Philadelphia 76ers, who moved to the top of the NBA with an impressive victory in Sacramento.
Postal service pays tribute to illustrators
December 31, 2000
Magazine and book illustrations are long remembered for the impressions created by the artist. The U.S. Postal Service offers a tribute to these creative illustrators in a 20-stamp set featuring the work of the top artists in their field as recognized by a panel convened by the Society of Illustrators.
Y2K a sum of suspense, relief, joy, grief
December 31, 2000
Dolphins rally past Colts
Miami comeback culminates in 23-17 victory in overtime
December 31, 2000
Lamar Smith carried the ball an NFL-record 40 times. He carried cornerback Jeff Burris into the end zone for the winning score in overtime. And when jubilant Miami coach Dave Wannstedt jumped on his back as they headed for the locker room, Smith carried him, too.
Nebraska nails Northwestern
Huskers break record for most points in a bowl game with 66-17 triumph over Wildcats
December 31, 2000
Dan Alexander ran for 240 yards as No. 9 Nebraska set a bowl scoring record with a 66-17 victory over No. 18 Northwestern on Saturday night in the Alamo Bowl. Eric Crouch ran for two touchdowns and threw for two more scores to help the Cornhuskers (10-2) break the bowl record set by Texas A&M in a 65-21 victory over Virginia in the 1990 Holiday Bowl.
Baby sitters should receive pay worthy of work they perform
December 31, 2000
World briefs
December 31, 2000
Constitution changed to delay new election Opposition candidate wins presidency Chechen rebels ambush convoy
World briefs
December 31, 2000
Zapatista rebels released 30 ‘martyrs’ cited Road dispute ends
Briefs
December 31, 2000
Tipsy Taxi on call for revelers tonight Police urge drinkers to designate a driver
Tribe revives casino plan
Shawnees eye site in Johnson County
December 31, 2000
A dormant plan for a tribal casino in Johnson County may proceed, but not without possible resistance from the state of Kansas.
Suspect in deaths disputes jurisdiction
Attorney: No crime occurred in Kansas
December 31, 2000
An attorney for the man who is accused of leaving two disabled men in a hot car where they died contends the charges should be dropped because Johnson County does not have jurisdiction.
Jaden Kelly
December 31, 2000
Roy D. Sinclair
December 31, 2000
William Nichols
December 31, 2000
Charles Moffitt
December 31, 2000
On the record
December 31, 2000
Lawrence briefs
December 31, 2000
Highway Patrol to step up enforcement in January KBI names director for laboratory division Workshops prepare siblings for new baby
Lawrence remembers 2000
December 31, 2000
After 365 days, the Y2K bug is a distant memory for most Lawrence-area residents. But as the calendar turns to 2001, other noteworthy events from the past year stand out.
Kwanzaa: Keeping heritage alive
Families play central role during black American holiday celebration
December 31, 2000
By Joel Mathis Before they started celebrating Kwanzaa in 1996, the children in Kim Sanders’ family knew little about the history of black Americans. “They didn’t know who Malcolm X is,” she said. “They had limited information on Martin Luther King Jr.”
Russian anthem gets Kremlin-approved lyrics
December 31, 2000
President Vladimir Putin approved new lyrics for the Russian national anthem Saturday, replacing an old paean to Lenin and communism with a hymn that celebrates a “holy country … protected by God.”
Mount Vernon marks emancipation
George Washington’s estate celebrates slaves’ freedom
December 31, 2000
Two hundred years after George Washington’s will took effect, Mount Vernon is commemorating the first president’s decision to free slaves who worked on his Virginia plantation overlooking the Potomac River.
Cassini 2000: A Jupiter odyssey
Spacecrafts measuring magnetic fields, solar winds around largest planet
December 31, 2000
NASA’s $3.4 billion Cassini spacecraft passed Jupiter at the closest point of its trip Saturday, using gravity from the solar system’s largest planet to swing it toward Saturn.
Calls intensify for Mideast uprising
December 31, 2000
With Israel and the Palestinians appearing deadlocked over terms of a U.S. peace plan, Yasser Arafat’s Fatah faction called Saturday for an intensification of a three-month-long outbreak of violence.
Waylon’s fans pick through treasures of a life well lived
December 31, 2000
Sharon and John Ashby dreamed of meeting Waylon Jennings but settled for a vase and portrait. The Ashbys drove nine hours from Dixon, Ill., to stand elbow-to-elbow Thursday with hundreds of fans, professional dealers and curious locals for the beginning of a three-day estate sale at the country star’s home.
China bids to join global art world
Shanghai show tame, many avant-garde works censored
December 31, 2000
The painting of Mao Tse-tung as a Renaissance saint was too risky for the Shanghai 2000 Biennale. The photo of a man eating a dead baby was too disturbing. The works, rejected by the Shanghai Art Museum’s official contemporary art show, went on display at private galleries.
2000: Year filled with ups, downs
Statistics in Lawrence swing both ways as tallies are counted
December 31, 2000
By Mike Belt What was up in 2000? Births at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Fire and medical calls. What was down? Crime and acres of land annexed by the city of Lawrence. For the first time in 10 years, more than 1,000 babies were born at LMH. The total was 1,004 as of Saturday afternoon.
Kansas’ drunken-driving penalties
December 31, 2000
Drunken-driving penalties in Kansas vary according to such factors as number of previous offenses and blood-alcohol level.
Air Force air, ground attacks concern Fresno State
December 31, 2000
Fresno State’s is worried about more than Air Force’s running game in the Silicon Valley Classic. The Falcons have proven they’re effective with the pass as well.
Jagr, Lemieux propel Penguins
December 31, 2000
Mario Lemieux’s comeback has been just as good as he expected and even better for Jaromir Jagr. Lemieux had a goal and three assists to become the 10th NHL player with 1,500 points and helped Jagr reach 1,000 points by setting up his two goals, leading the Pittsburgh Penguins past Ottawa, 5-3, Saturday night.
Shockers lose fourth straight
December 31, 2000
Marcus Bailey scored 24 points and Wyoming overcame 36 percent shooting to beat Wichita State 72-65 Saturday night. Paris Corner added a career-high 14 points and Josh Davis had 12 for Wyoming (9-2).
Tigers trip Stetson
Memphis clubs Kansas State
December 31, 2000
Now that is what Quin Snyder had in mind when he drew up Missouri’s offensive blueprint. “For the first time they experienced how we want to play offensively,” said Snyder, MU’s second-year coach. “In terms of shot selection and patience, we still got a lot of shots and scored some points, but without quick shooting as much.”
Boschee hopes he’s back
December 31, 2000
Levi Chronister While a 2-for-6 night from three-point range might not sound like a triumphant showing, it could be just what Jeff Boschee needed. The 6-foot-1 junior guard hit only 33 percent of his long-range shots in Kansas University’s 77-43 victory over Southwest Missouri State, but considering his troubles in the past five games, his performance was a confidence builder.
Size matters to Bears
SMS starters hit just three of 28 shots in 77-43 loss
December 31, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Barry Hinson likes to say he stands 5-foot-9, but the Southwest Missouri State men’s basketball coach admits he’s really an inch shorter. So you know Hinson wasn’t resorting to hyperbole when, asked about Kansas, he quipped: “I couldn’t see the game, they’re so big.
Kansas defense stymies SMS
Jayhawks hold Bears to mere 13 points in second half of 77-43 rout
December 31, 2000
By Gary Bedore Kansas didn’t pitch a shutout in the second half on Saturday night. But the Jayhawks came close, holding Southwest Missouri State to 13 points on 6-of-30 shooting (20 percent) in the final half of a 77-43 rout at Kemper Arena. “You hold a team to 13 points, you usually will win the game,” KU point guard Kirk Hinrich said after the Jayhawks completed the nonconference season 11-1.
Foot injuries continue to plague Ilgauskas
December 31, 2000
The Cavaliers don’t wait for Godot. They wait for Z. For much of the last half decade, the Cavs have passed the time wondering when center Zydrunas Ilgauskas will be healthy.
Jayhawks hope to bounce back against UCSB
December 31, 2000
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team is hoping to make some noise in the Thunderdome today. The 6,000-seat Thunderdome is the home of Cal Santa Barbara’s basketball teams, and the Jayhawks will face a surging UCSB team at 4 p.m., CST.
Josephine E. Rankin
December 31, 2000
SMS rips Creighton
Stiles closing in on scoring records
December 31, 2000
Creighton coach Connie Yorri sounded a warning Saturday for the Missouri Valley Conference: Southwest Missouri State is more than the Jackie Stiles show.
Huskies vanquish Vols
UConn wins showdown of nation’s top-ranked teams
December 31, 2000
With leading scorer Svetlana Abrosimova ailing from a bad back, top-ranked Connecticut leaned on an old reliable and a rookie to hold off No. 2 Tennessee 81-76 Saturday in a rematch of last season’s NCAA title game.
Williams’ staying top story
Summer saga of KU coach ranks No. 1 for state in 2000
December 31, 2000
It was a week Kansas fans will never forget. The minute Bill Guthridge resigned unexpectedly at North Carolina, the spotlight shifted to Roy Williams, the Kansas coach who was a North Carolina grad and former assistant coach.
Sense for seniors
December 31, 2000
Briefs
December 31, 2000
Fairmount, Ind., features ‘Deanabilia’
Actor’s high school and resting place among hometown highlights
December 31, 2000
The roads of Fairmount, Ind., are long and straight and endless, cutting a patchwork across the landscape of cornfields. As a teen-ager, James Dean must have found the flat expanses of earth perfect for his motorcycle rides. A place to dream about getting out, moving on, and making it.
1800s furniture decoratd with tree motifs
December 31, 2000
The look of nature is in today with decorators, dress designers and collectors. The new pieces, made to resemble animal fur or growing plants and trees, are merely reflections of styles that were popular in the past.
Piano prodigy hails from China
Li wins Chopin competition, judged in part by Kansas University professor
December 31, 2000
It is perhaps against all odds that Li Yundi has become such a promising young pianist. The 18-year-old student, who recently won a gold medal in Warsaw at the International Frederic Chopin Competition, came from humble beginnings.
Kubrick’s ‘2001’ still ahead of reality
Scientists and filmmakers say space film influenced their lives
December 31, 2000
Way back in 1968, when Stanley Kubrick’s “2001: A Space Odyssey” first was released, critics blasted it as “somewhere between hypnotic and immensely boring” (Renata Adler, The New York Times) and “in some ways … the biggest amateur movie of them all” (Pauline Kael, Harper’s).
Robinson’s dances go beyond movement
Colorado choreographer’s spirited works tell multicultural stories
December 31, 2000
Cleo Parker Robinson’s parents ignited her passion for the arts when she was just a young girl in the 1950s. Her parents, an actor and a French horn player, introduced her to the world of theater and music, where she became enthralled with dance.
Resolution: To be more Brianlike
December 31, 2000
By Roger Martin Resolution: I will be more like Brian Doyle in the year 2001. Brian is editor of Portland, the alumni magazine of the University of Portland, and is very Catholic, married, with kids.
2000: From Santana to ‘Seussical’
Painting caused ‘Sensation’ in New York; King nixed e-book
December 31, 2000
From bubble-gum pop to Dr. Seuss adaptations to a certain boy wizard, many of this year’s sensations in the arts and entertainment were aimed at kids or at adults’ nostalgia for the pop culture of their childhood. (The top boy band at year’s end? The Beatles, of course.)
Military leaders write about the horrors of battle
December 31, 2000
Here are some excerpts from letters that appear in William B. Styple’s book, “Writing & Fighting The Civil War: A Collection of Soldier Correspondence to the New York Sunday Mercury,” Belle Grove Publishing, Kearny, N.J., 2000.
Soldiers’ stories
Historian edits book of letters from the Civil War
December 31, 2000
The descriptions of war that Stephen Beekman wrote 138 years ago in a letter to a newspaper are as vivid and stunning as any to drip from the pen of a Hollywood screenwriter: “The deep booming of the battery on our left made the very ground shake. …
Dividend cuts are less worrisome than dropping stock prices
December 31, 2000
What a stunner! AT&T Corp., one of the most venerated American companies, recently cut its annual dividend by 83 percent, from 88 cents a year to 15 cents the first dividend cut in Ma Bell’s 125-year history. The same day, banking behemoth First Union Corp. said it would slash its dividend to 96 cents a share from $1.92.
Farmers struggle with drought
Rise in prices lifts Kansas oil industry; aviation industry booming
December 31, 2000
Bolstered by a federal farm bailout, the state’s rural economy still faces an uncertain future as farmers continue to struggle with unrelenting low market prices in the aftermath of a drought.
Challenges define year
Big contracts, expansions counter losses, missed deals
December 31, 2000
By Mark Fagan The on-again, off-again teetering of a $45 million deal sent the Lawrence business community a loud message this year. Even in a fast-growing area that boasts a stable work force, thriving universities and growing businesses, the failure to land a new distribution center for American Eagle Outfitters Inc. offered a solid check to the competitive balance, said Bill Sepic, president and chief executive officer of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce.
Fatal blasts cause Philippines panic
December 31, 2000
The Philippine government warned of more terror attacks after five powerful bombs tore through the capital Saturday, killing at least 14 people, injuring as many as 100 others and unleashing a nationwide climate of fear, blame and suspicion.
Kemper Museum acquires Wyeth painting
December 31, 2000
“Man and the Moon,” a painting completed by Andrew Wyeth in 1990, has joined the permanent collection of the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 4420 Warwick Blvd.
Near New Year’s tragedy brings neighbors together
December 31, 2000
By George Gurley Last New Year’s Eve, we drove to our home site in Vinland with a cargo of fireworks and champagne. The next day would bring the beginning of a new millennium or the end of the world. No use in going around like Chicken Little with a long face. Why not live it up?
Old home town - 25, 40, 100 years ago today
December 31, 2000
Weather outlook
December 31, 2000
Senate faces confirmation dilemma
December 31, 2000
An early test for Democrats in the newly aligned 50-50 Senate will be the confirmation of Missouri Sen. John Ashcroft as the nation’s top law enforcement official. An unyielding supporter of the death penalty and opponent of abortion rights, Ashcroft chills the blood of liberals and has moderates wondering why President-elect Bush picked a man so polarizing when he had other more qualified conservatives to choose from.
Daschle ready to make a mark
December 31, 2000
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group The most underestimated politician in Washington is about to become a lot more visible and influential. Thanks to the 50-50 party split in the new Senate, its Democratic leader, Tom Daschle of South Dakota, is about to emerge as the man who is second only to the president in the bargaining power he possesses.
Odd approach
December 31, 2000
J-W Editorials Why is Gov. Graves shying away from putting an education funding plan on the table? Gov. Bill Graves is employing a new strategy for considering the state’s public education budget.
Colombian leader blames leftist rebels for fatal attack
December 31, 2000
President Andres Pastrana said there was “serious evidence” linking leftist guerrillas to the assassination of a congressman who led a peace committee. He warned Saturday that the peace process was at risk.
Presidential election wins by a landslide
AP members pick top stories of 2000
December 31, 2000
America’s protracted election, the tug-of-war over Elian Gonzalez and the terrorist bombing of the USS Cole ranked as the top news stories of 2000, according to The Associated Press annual survey of its members.
Texas prison escapees elude manhunt
Additional charges filed against convicts
December 31, 2000
New charges of robbery have been filed against two of the seven convicts who escaped together earlier this month from a Texas prison. Police reported Saturday that five of the convicts had been seen eating at a fast-food restaurant near Dallas.
It’s time to list your garden goals for 2001
December 31, 2000
By Bruce Chladny 3… 2 …1… Happy New Year! With the new year comes a new beginning. A chance to start over a chance to do things differently. As you make plans for the next 12 months, try setting New Year goals in addition to making New Year resolutions.
Plant planner
House plants’ growth depends on light, humidity
December 31, 2000
Here’s some good news for those of you who have trouble growing house plants: The problem could lie in where you put the plants rather than in your being short a couple of gardening genes.
Horoscopes
December 31, 2000
The year 2000 had its share of news
December 31, 2000
By Calder Pickett When you look back on 2000 you know one thing for sure: George W. Bush is going to be president.