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Bottles, charges fly on Vieques
July 1, 2000
Protesters threw rocks and bottles at U.S. Navy security officers at the disputed training ground on Vieques Island before being chased away by pepper gas, the Navy said Friday. Five people were injured.
McCain key to campaign action
July 1, 2000
By Mark Shields Creators Syndicate Columnist In the first victory for supporters of campaign finance reform since Jimmy Carter was president and Tip O’Neill was speaker, the House and Senate this week voted overwhelmingly to force “stealth” political action committees, which had raised unlimited funds from undisclosed contributors, to disclose just who is giving and how much to finance their campaign TV ads and radio spots.
Deadlines
July 1, 2000
Club News
July 1, 2000
Scouting News
July 1, 2000
Beebe-Cole
July 1, 2000
Ida and Frederick Sutton
July 1, 2000
Hicks-Lucas
July 1, 2000
Sanford-Beadleston
July 1, 2000
Rogers-Davis
July 1, 2000
Mullins-Eveland
July 1, 2000
Nossaman-Anderson
July 1, 2000
Hingis turns up intensity
July 1, 2000
Martina Hingis knows she can win Wimbledon because she did it when she was 16. Still, the world’s No. 1-ranked player feels she has something to prove at the All England Club, and she’s playing that way. Hingis advanced Friday with her third consecutive easy win in as many matches, beating Silvija Talaja, 6-2, 6-2.
Texas Tech, Arizona, UCLA must return revenue
July 1, 2000
Three schools were penalized for using ineligible players during the 1996 NCAA basketball tournament.
Local Sports Briefs
July 1, 2000
Blazers hope Grant returns
July 1, 2000
The Portland Trail Blazers said they will “work very hard” to re-sign Brian Grant, but his agent said Friday that the team’s crowded roster might force the forward to look elsewhere.
Boston hurting without Pedro
July 1, 2000
The depleted Boston Red Sox arrived at Comiskey Park to start a three-game series Friday with their ace Pedro Martinez a reluctant addition to a lengthy disabled list.
AL Roundup
July 1, 2000
Quotebook
July 1, 2000
Here are some comments about Roy Williams from people in the Kansas University athletics department, the Big 12 and the Kansas Statehouse:
Williams was granted parking space
July 1, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Sports Writer Roy Williams has never asked for a raise in his 12 years at Kansas. He’s made just one, simple request in his tenure as Jayhawk men’s basketball coach. Let athletics director Bob Frederick explain:
Baseball missing something
July 1, 2000
Two years ago it was Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa running down ghosts and the Yankees’ majestic sweep to 125 victories. Last year, we asked if the epic home run sluggers and Bronx Bombers could end the century by topping themselves.
Thorpe comes alive with 65
Fleisher remains leader at U.S. Senior Open
July 1, 2000
Jim Thorpe came from nowhere Friday to get in position for his first tour win in 14 years.
Police recover weapons taken from deputy’s home
July 1, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer Guns stolen from the home of a Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy were recovered Thursday along with items stolen from across northeast Kansas at a Jackson County residence near Holton.
Baldwin puts hopes in city business park
July 1, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer City officials look to attract businesses to their community. If Baldwin builds a business park, city officials think business will come.
Capital improvement plan continues
July 1, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer Douglas County commissioners have agreed to keep setting aside about $1.3 million a year for their capital improvement plan.
Offices announce holiday hours, closings
July 1, 2000
Government offices and public services in Lawrence and Douglas County will be closed Tuesday in observance of the Fourth of July.
Menninger to keep services in Topeka
July 1, 2000
Menninger Clinic intends to continue operating its hospital and outpatient services in Topeka, but it remains to be seen whether the services will be on its main campus or elsewhere in the city.
Laverne Laura Reves
July 1, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
July 1, 2000
KU officials would like to see coach stay
July 1, 2000
By Erwin Seba Journal-World Writer KU administrators and Athletics Corp. board members’ emotions went from mourning to hope as Friday progressed.
Perot won’t run or seek Reform nomination
July 1, 2000
Two-time presidential candidate Ross Perot rejected supporters’ efforts to put his name on the Reform Party’s primary ballot Friday, clearing away a big potential hurdle for Pat Buchanan’s bid.
Ollie May Joy-Derington
July 1, 2000
Votes closely match donation patterns
July 1, 2000
The fight over the doctors’ legislation is part of a broader election-year push to give patients more rights in dealing with cost-conscious HMOs.
News Briefs
July 1, 2000
Wildfire near nuclear waste site contained
July 1, 2000
Hanford was the chief producer of plutonium for the U.S. nuclear arsenal for 40 years and is now the storage site for some of the most lethal wastes on the planet.
HIV infection rate in San Francisco triples in two years
July 1, 2000
Alarming health officials, the rate of new HIV infections among gay and bisexual men in San Francisco nearly tripled over the past two years. Health experts said that powerful AIDS drugs are making people complacent and that the safe-sex message is no longer getting through.
Spiders leaving a mark in town
Brown recluses none too reclusive this summer
July 1, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer An outbreak of brown recluse spider bites has been reported in Lawrence in the past three weeks. Brown recluse spiders whose venom can be deadly are having a lethal impact on the Lawrence area.
Guthridge retires, speculation begins
July 1, 2000
Bill Guthridge hopes his successor as coach will have “Carolina connections,” and Kansas coach Roy Williams has already agreed to discuss rejoining one of the nation’s most storied college basketball programs.
Corpse in Texas grave not Jesse James
July 1, 2000
The bones of Jesse James are still eluding capture. A misplaced grave marker led searchers delving for the notorious outlaw to exhume the wrong body from a north Texas cemetery.
Ruling leaves Scouts with doubts
Critics foresee erosion of support after Supreme Court decision
July 1, 2000
The Boy Scouts never wavered during the dispute to keep gays from serving as Scout leaders, insisting on the right to set their own standards in pursuit of character-building.
Philly schools to test year-round calendar
July 1, 2000
The Philadelphia school district will join a small but growing movement next month when it opens its first school with a “year-round” calendar.
Agents describe Waco firefight
July 1, 2000
A retired federal agent testified Friday that the Branch Davidians put up much stronger resistance than expected when he and other agents tried to serve warrants for cult leader David Koresh in 1993.
Lois Anthony-Samsel
July 1, 2000
Few celebrate as Congo notes 40 years of freedom
July 1, 2000
Few celebrated as Congo marked 40 years of independence from Belgium on Friday with military bands and a parade in a country ravaged by years of corruption and civil war.
Korean family reunions planned
July 1, 2000
In the most significant step to implement a summit agreement, North and South Korea signed a deal Friday to reunite aging relatives and repatriate dozens of North Korean spies held in the South.
Divorce prevention flawed, experts say
July 1, 2000
Saying they have taken the wrong approach to marriage counseling for three decades, more than 100 scholars, religious and civic leaders pledged to turn the tide on divorce.
California tries low-cost, inner-city car insurance
July 1, 2000
A plan to reduce the number of uninsured motorists by lowering premiums in Los Angeles and San Francisco begins today with civic leaders across the nation watching to see if it could work elsewhere.
Old Home Town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
July 1, 2000
Admired officer
July 1, 2000
To the Max’ Size matters
July 1, 2000
By Chris Vognar The Dallas Morning News He’s been in more commercials than most athletes ever dream of. And now Michael Jordan gets to sell himself in his very own 45-minute spot, a fluffy little IMAX production called “Michael Jordan to the Max.”
Business Briefcase
July 1, 2000
Consumer spending cools off
July 1, 2000
Americans, whose buying binges have powered economic growth, spent cautiously in May for the second month in a row, another tentative sign that the robust economy may be slowing.
Popular bakery and cafe reopens after April 5 fire
July 1, 2000
By Jim Baker Journal-World Writer Wheatfields Bakery is back and, it seems, not a moment too soon. Nearly three months after a fire scorched the walls, melted equipment and filled the downtown business with smoke and water, the popular bakery and cafe reopened its doors Friday to an enthusiastic crowd.
State tourism ads to debut
July 1, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor The tourism television commercials will be the state’s first since an “Ahh, Kansas” spot a decade ago.
Harvest is sweet, at least for corn
July 1, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor The demand for sweet corn is growing, and so too is the acreage in Douglas County devoted to the crop.
Saturday Column
July 1, 2000
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Will he or won’t he? That’s the big question today in Kansas, as well as in North Carolina.
KHP casts doubt on robbery arrest
July 1, 2000
By Brady McCombs and Joel Mathis Journal-World Writers No one was injured in a Friday morning bank robbery. A Lawrence man was in custody early today for a Friday morning bank robbery, but a Kansas Highway Patrol report late Friday raised the possibility that someone else was involved.
Local abortion clinic welcomes ruling
Supreme Court decision keeps protesters at bay
July 1, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer A Lawrence abortion doctor hopes a U.S. Supreme Court ruling will help clear the way for patients to enter her clinic without being intimidated.
Roy asks for patience to survey the territory
July 1, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Sports Commentary Roy Williams is not a man to waffle. Roy Williams is not a man who doesn’t know who he is. Roy Williams is not a man who drags his feet.
Williams ponders Tar Heel position
All eyes on Roy
July 1, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Roy Williams said he’ll go with his gut feeling in deciding whether to stay at KU or head to North Carolina. He said he’ll have a decision “on or before July 7.”
Johnson, McWilliams help Orlando work miracle
July 1, 2000
Agassi ‘lucky’ against Martin
July 1, 2000
Memories of one of the worst chokes in Wimbledon history swept through Centre Court, filling Andre Agassi with hope, Todd Martin with doubt and cringing fans with a painful sense of deja vu.
Justice hopes to help Yankees
July 1, 2000
Changing into a Yankees uniform felt good. David Justice just wanted people to understand that wearing it won’t make him a cure-all for a struggling team.
Battery ‘promotion’ falls flat at Shea
Mets fans losing interest in Rocker
July 1, 2000
New York fans forgot their batteries, and John Rocker did not play in the Mets’ 11-8 victory over Atlanta.
NL Roundup
July 1, 2000
City’s budget figures falling into place
July 1, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer The Lawrence city budget will have a few minor revisions before a public hearing in August.
Law Enforcement Report
July 1, 2000
Former KU dean to have final say on UNC coach
July 1, 2000
By Bill Mayer Journal-World Contributing Editor A former Jayhawk will soon move into position to put the final stamp of approval on whomever is chosen as head coach at North Carolina.
Fans show support with impromptu rally
Jayhawks flocking for Roy
July 1, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer About 100 KU basketball fans held a rally outside the Parrot Center hoping to encourage coach Roy Williams to remain in Lawrence.
Unlikely source sparks Detroit past Kansas City
July 1, 2000
Detroit backup catcher Rob Fick hit a three-run home run to help the Tigers knock of the Royals, 3-1.
Egypt desert drawings called fakes
July 1, 2000
Antiquities officials had speculated some of the drawings could date to 7000 B.C., during the Mesolithic period of semi-nomadic fishermen and hunters.
World Briefs
July 1, 2000
Bush’s Death House campaign
July 1, 2000
By Sandy Grady Philadelphia Daily News Columnist Presidents have run for the job in strange ways. Warren Harding campaigned from his front porch, Harry Truman from the back of a train, Bill Clinton from a bus.
Read, read, read!
July 1, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Why in the world would anyone be against Harry Potter when he’s getting more kids into reading?
Daily Ticker
July 1, 2000
Society Calendar
July 1, 2000
Around and About
July 1, 2000
4-H News
July 1, 2000
People, Faces & Things
July 1, 2000
Handicapping Gore’s V.P. picks
July 1, 2000
By Carl P. Leubsdorf Dallas Morning News - Washington Bureau Chief Though the Democrats will hold the summer’s second political convention, Al Gore has reportedly narrowed his vice-presidential selection list already and is collecting financial and medical data on a small number of prospects.
Today In History
July 1, 2000
AMC films rock into weekend
July 1, 2000
By Kevin McDonough Decades before MTV, most fans of rock music had to head to the local movie theater for a look at their favorite singing stars. “Hollywood Rocks the Movies: The Early Years” (9 p.m., Sunday, AMC, TV-G) presents a rich compilation of clips celebrating the jukebox movie phenomenon during its heyday from 1955 to 1970.
Nation Briefs
July 1, 2000
Recreational Calendar
July 1, 2000
Three charged in river slaying case
July 1, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Charges have been filed in Wyandotte County against three people in connection with the death of a woman whose nude body was found June 20 in the Kansas River.
Committee sues to disbar Clinton
Lawyer leading the way is a KU graduate
July 1, 2000
The lawsuit accuses the president of serious misconduct in the Monica Lewinsky affair and calls for his legal license. In an unprecedented rebuke of a sitting president, an Arkansas Supreme Court committee on Friday sued President Clinton to strip him of his law license and declared he lacked “overall fitness” to be a lawyer.
Nader doesn’t pose serious threat to Gore campaign
July 1, 2000
By Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn United Feature Syndicate Columnists Short of an economic meltdown or a foreign-policy crisis, the greatest threat to Al Gore’s election is Ralph Nader. That’s the verdict of Alan Lichtman, a political science professor at American University, whose 13 keys to winning the presidency successfully predicted the last four presidential elections.
Jayhawks stunned, supportive of Williams’ dilemma
July 1, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Journal-World Sports Writer KU center Eric Chenowith is 90-percent confident Roy Williams will coach the Jayhawks a 13th year.
Senate spending bill loaded with ‘pork’
Emergency’ bill covers Kosovo peacekeeping, Colombia drug war
July 1, 2000
The Senate gave final approval Friday to an $11.2 billion emergency spending package for Colombia, Kosovo and disaster relief but not until lawmakers had extracted hundreds of millions of dollars in special concessions for their states and pet interests.
Vermont readies for same-sex ceremonies
July 1, 2000
Mindful of a law banning booze on municipal property, Annette Cappy will stop short of serving champagne. But to the town clerk in this southern Vermont village, opening her office just after midnight this morning the minute that civil unions between same-sex couples become legal here seems like the right thing to do.
Campaign finance vote pits Moore, Moran vs. Tiahrt, Ryun
Stealth PACs’ targeted in legislation, but rules unchanged for unions, trade groups
July 1, 2000
Kansans in Congress were split on a piece of campaign finance legislation that’s on its way to President Clinton’s desk.
NBA players charged with crimes of fashion
July 1, 2000
Heaven help the fashion world! Some of those mod-nutty folks who’ve been designing the current floppy-moppy basketball uniforms must also be in charge of NBA draft day attire.
Blood overloaded with iron can pose medical threat
July 1, 2000
Horoscopes
July 1, 2000