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Roy Williams press conference planned
July 6, 2000
A press conference has been scheduled for 9 p.m. Thursday in the Kansas University locker room at the Jayhawks’ football venue — Memorial Stadium. KU athletics director Bob Frederick or men’s basketball coach Roy Williams will be on hand to entertain questions. Fans who are interested in watching the press conference live are encouraged to go to Memorial Stadium to watch the press conference on the stadium’s video board.
Roy Williams’ press conference multimedia
July 6, 2000
By Dave Toplikar Journal-World writer It was “Stay Night with Roy Williams.” A neon pink sign announced that hopeful message as thousands of fans poured Thursday night into KU memorial stadium.
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July 6, 2000
Pedro Martinez is dominating the All-Star game, and he won’t even be pitching it.
Horoscopes
July 6, 2000
Woman decries time lost to talk about sports
July 6, 2000
And the answer is . . .
July 6, 2000
How often do crocodiles and alligators lay eggs? How many eggs do they lay?
Counselor Kuebler likes working with campers
July 6, 2000
By Paul Ryu and B.J. Ruckman Special to the Journal-World Tim Kuebler, a counselor at the National Youth Sports Program camp, leads a very active life. His day starts at 6:15 a.m. After his daily routines, he goes to NYSP, where he watches over a group of 13- to 16-year-old kids. He makes sure nothing bad happens, and handles the situation when something bad does happen.
Roundabout relief
July 6, 2000
No room for charity
July 6, 2000
Journal-World Editorial The best John Hinckley should get is more supervised outings. There are regular efforts to allow presidential assailant John Hinckley Jr. to freely roam parts of our society for specified times, such as to be with members of his family. Supporters want him to have weekly unsupervised get-togethers with his parents, for example.
Law Enforcement Report
July 6, 2000
Area Briefs
July 6, 2000
News Briefs
July 6, 2000
People, Faces, & Things
July 6, 2000
Chicago clubs KC in 13th
July 6, 2000
They may not have as many All-Stars as Cleveland or as many pennants as the New York Yankees. But the White Sox have the best record in baseball heading into the final weekend before the All-Star break. That has to count for something.
William Pine
July 6, 2000
Earnings warnings cause stocks to drop
July 6, 2000
Technology stocks fell steeply Wednesday after Computer Associates became the latest company to warn that profits wouldn’t meet expectations. An analyst’s cautious outlook on the semiconductor industry added to high-tech’s woes.
Posada earns All-Star berth
July 6, 2000
Yankees manager Joe Torre knew he’d be taking Jorge Posada to Atlanta with him for the All-Star game. He just made Posada wait to hear the news.
Crime and Safety
July 6, 2000
Imagine, FBI investigated Lennon
July 6, 2000
By David Hinckley New York Daily News Prying John Lennon’s surveillance files out of the protective clutches of the FBI lent renewed meaning to the Beatles’ song “Do You Want to Know a Secret?”
Audio book capsules
July 6, 2000
Here are reviews of audio books by Stephen King, Jonathan Kozol, and Steve Fiffer.
Williams to hold press conference at KU football stadium
July 6, 2000
By DOUG TUCKER AP Sports Writer After keeping two storied basketball programs waiting all week, Kansas scheduled a late-night news conference Thursday and invited fans to watch leading to speculation that Roy Williams would remain with the Jayhawks and spurn a chance to return home to North Carolina.
Too much inherited wealth?
July 6, 2000
By Ellen Goodman Boston Globe Columnist For those who like their reality programming a bit more real, this controversy has all the popular elements of “Survivor” meets “Who Wants to Be a Millionaire?”
Jefferson embodied contradictions about slavery
July 6, 2000
By David Shribman Boston Globe Columnist Stand here at Monticello, where Thomas Jefferson built a temple in red brick and white wood to American ingenuity and freedom, or walk the streets of Colonial Williamsburg, where the Jefferson generation spoke bravely of liberty and invented the American political idiom, and the conclusion is irresistible:
Teachers union considers merit pay plan
July 6, 2000
The opponents argued bonuses based on student performance or a boss’ judgment are divisive and unfair to teachers with the most-troubled students.
Daily Ticker
July 6, 2000
Rushed EPA rules bypass Congress’ ban on regulation
July 6, 2000
For years environmentalists have pressed the federal government to crack down on so-called “nonpoint source” contamination of the nation’s still-polluted rivers, lakes and estuaries.
Horoscopes
July 6, 2000
The Mag: Movies
July 6, 2000
These movies are showing at local theaters this weekend.
Friedson’s enamels reflect love of nature
Fin and wing forms often occur in artwork
July 6, 2000
By Jan Biles Journal-World Features-Arts Editor Step into Herb Friedson’s home and be prepared to feast your eyes on some stunning visual art. His enamel pieces pop from the walls of nearly every room.
Pop stars strive for diva flash—and fizzle
July 6, 2000
By Teresa Gubbins The Dallas Morning News They call themselves “Queen Bees” — modern-day diva candidates. But too many of the new divas, suggests designer Anthony Mark Hankins, are wanna-bees.
AL Roundup
July 6, 2000
Planning Commission Brief
July 6, 2000
Combined lifestyle changes rated best for women’s hearts
July 6, 2000
The study is important, experts said, because it focused on behaviors that women can modify themselves.
Audit finds IRS delinquent in taxpayer refund payments
July 6, 2000
The IRS says it has returned or credited the money owed and is fixing the problem. Thousands of taxpayers overpaid $25 million in income taxes that should have been credited to their accounts or refunded by the Internal Revenue Service, according to an independent audit that cites computer problems as the main culprit.
Young Parrott to make debut as crew chief in Sunday race
July 6, 2000
Brad Parrott has a chance to be something more than Buddy’s son and Todd’s younger brother. A member of one of the most successful families of mechanics in NASCAR history, Parrott will call the shots for the first time on Sunday, as crew chief for old go-karting buddy Scott Pruett.
Qualifier reaches men’s semifinals
July 6, 2000
Ladies and gentlemen, the Wimbledon men’s semifinalists: Pete Sampras, Andre Agassi, Patrick Rafter and — Vladimir Voltchkov?
Sweeney named to AL All-Star squad
July 6, 2000
It’s finally safe to say that the move to first base was a good one for Mike Sweeney, who was selected by American League manager Joe Torre as a reserve for the All-Star Game.
Wake boys are from KU
July 6, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Dean Buchan, Bill Newton and Mike Vest, former Jayhawks who work in the sports information office at Wake Forest, have been asked questions about coach Roy Williams.
Clergy members should stand up for wedding rights
July 6, 2000
Balancing act
July 6, 2000
The Mag: calendar
July 6, 2000
The Mag: Weird News
July 6, 2000
“Ashes to ashes,” “Alien alert,” “Implants gone bad,” and “Uh-oh!” are among the weird headlines this week.
Electricity blackouts threaten in summer
July 6, 2000
Signs of problems have already shown up in some areas this summer. As this summer moves into its hottest months, federal officials and the power industry are keeping a watchful eye on the nation’s electric grids and cautioning that a severe hot spell combined with possible supply problems could cause power outages in some parts of the country.
KU coach says announcement likely on Friday
Williams: No decision yet
July 6, 2000
By Chuck Woodling and Mindie Miller Journal-World Writers Roy Williams, who meets with KU officials today, insists he has yet to make up his mind about where he will coach next year.
AG may seek to oust member of Kansas BOE
July 6, 2000
Board member Scott Hill says he still considers himself a Kansas resident even though he owns land and is registered to vote in Montana.
Moreno no longer striking his tents
July 6, 2000
The only one who always believed in Roberto Moreno was the driver himself. The 41-year-old racing nomad has spent two decades moving from series to series, team to team.
Blighted hometown of stars takes pride in their success
July 6, 2000
With Serena and Venus Williams headed for a semifinal showdown at Wimbledon, many in their former hometown hope the match lifts spirits in the struggling community, known best for its high crime and gang violence.
Scott Williams says ‘pops’ torn
July 6, 2000
Lawrence runners looking for gold at Junior Olympics
They’ve never missed a practice”
July 6, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer Two 9-year-old Lawrence boys will compete in the 2000 Junior Olympic games.
NL Roundup
July 6, 2000
The Mag: CD reviews
July 6, 2000
Here are reviews of CDs by Troika, XTC, David Raitt and Jimmy Thackery, Joe Ely and Chucho Valdes
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July 6, 2000
Wil Cordero might not want to leave the Windy City.
Bleeth moves to Beverly Hills
July 6, 2000
Fans who have grown used to Caitlin, Yasmine Bleeth’s character on “Nash Bridges” (9 p.m., CBS, TV-PG, D, L, V) have one of the last chances to catch the curvaceous cop in action tonight in a repeat in which she infiltrates a San Francisco sex slave ring. Next fall, Bleeth will star in “Titans,” a new serial drama (read: prime-time soap opera) from prolific producer Aaron Spelling. NBC is gambling that millions will get hooked on “Titans” (airing Wednesday nights) in the same way that viewers took to campy prime-time potboilers like “Falcon Crest” and “Dynasty” way back in the 1980s.
Gladys Scott
July 6, 2000
Company awaits long-distance call
Southwestern Bell ready to expand Kansas services
July 6, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor Southwestern Bell wants to sell long-distance service in Kansas, but at least one competitor says the playing field isn’t level yet.
Shoplifting death protested
July 6, 2000
Thousands of protesters led by the Rev. Al Sharpton rallied Wednesday outside a department store where a black man suffocated while security guards held him in a choke hold.
Nation Briefs
July 6, 2000
World Briefs
July 6, 2000
Losing Mexican party searches for answers
July 6, 2000
After 71 years in power, it wasn’t clear what kind of party would emerge. The world’s longest-ruling party grappled with its most acute crisis ever Wednesday as it tried to avoid exploding into warring factions following its defeat in Mexico’s presidential race.
The Mag: top movies
July 6, 2000
Here are the nation’s top-grossing movies based on box-office totals from last weekend.
Lawrence Art Guild show reflects diversity of its members
July 6, 2000
By Jan Biles Journal-World Features-Arts Editor Nearly 40 Lawrence Art Guild members are displaying their works in its all-member show running through July 31 at Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. More people than usual are expected to view the works during its artists’ reception from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday.
Roy is staying
July 6, 2000
Roy Williams made the biggest decision of his life Thursday - and Kansas University came up the winner.
WNBA Roundup
July 6, 2000
Sting finally wins one on home floor
Attorney tries to resuscitate SLT
July 6, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer A KDOT lawyer is working the back channels to revive the South Lawrence Trafficway. But opponents continue to say “no way” to building in the Baker Wetlands.
The story’s the thing tonight
July 6, 2000
Comedy. Drama. Characters. Plot. Script. Remember the good old days when TV networks used to develop stories and characters interesting enough to hook audiences? Before they grew addicted to cheap, boring European imports and surveillance-camera voyeurism?
UNC announces news conference
July 6, 2000
Here is the text of the University of North Carolina’s announcement:
America to Elian: We meant well
July 6, 2000
By Leonard Pitts Miami Herald Columnist Dear Elian Gonzalez: I’ve been sitting here trying to remember things I did when I was your age, but it’s hard to do. Images that were once hard and true have since become like one of those snapshots where time has burned most of the picture away. So all I have left is a collection of feelings, rather than anything that might properly be called memory.
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July 6, 2000
Suspects in chase charged
July 6, 2000
By Tom Meagher Journal-World Writer The four Kansas City, Mo., residents who led police on a chase Monday back and forth between Basehor and Tonganoxie were charged Wednesday with a string of offenses and remained in the Leavenworth County Jail.
Making a difference
NYSP activity director feels closeness to the program
July 6, 2000
By Casey Kitos and Janelly Baltacar Special to the Journal-World In its 32 years of existence and third at Kansas University the National Youth Sports Program offers many activities for youths to participate in during the summer. Kate Heelan, activity director, has been involved in the program for eight years, seven of those years at the University of Nebraska at Kearney and one year at KU. In an interview with Heelan, she discussed why she feels a bond with the program.
Jukebox
July 6, 2000
Here are the weekly charts for the nation’s best-selling recorded music as they appear in this week’s issue of Billboard magazine.
Rene Russo doesn’t live with her head in the clouds
July 6, 2000
Rene Russo, 46, reads the Bible but swears like a Teamster. She’s a former top model who detests the business of beauty. She’s a hard-working actress who’d rather be hard at work in her garden. “I was never the kind of person who cared much what people thought about me,” she says. “I was a high-school dropout, I was a loner. I know I’m here for a purpose. So I figure when push comes to shove, I’d rather tell my truth and let it go where it goes.”
Report: Williams to stay
Coach turns down alma mater
July 6, 2000
By the Charlotte (N.C.) Observer Charlotte, N.C. Roy Williams decided he couldn’t leave Kansas. After a difficult week that was part agony, part ecstasy, Williams will announce tonight that he will remain as the Jayhawks’ head basketball coach, declining an opportunity to replace Bill Guthridge as head coach at North Carolina. A source close to the North Carolina program said Williams called former UNC coach Dean Smith, athletic director Dick Baddour and Guthridge approximately 7 p.m. and told them he couldn’t leave Kansas. Williams told Smith there was nothing that UNC could have done differently to have changed his decision.
Williams to stay at KU
Coach turns down alma mater
July 6, 2000
Kids’ News
July 6, 2000
Here are the scores from the first Midnight Poetry League competition, held June 30 at the South Park Recreation Center. Also, learn how to tell how far away a lightning strike is.
My special brother, Michael
July 6, 2000
By Patrick Johnson Special to the Journal-World My brother Matthew is very special to my family. He is 4 years old and two-quarters. He was born with water on his brain. He had to have surgery when he was three days old. The doctor put in a shunt that helps get the water off.
Eighth-grader says swimming is best
July 6, 2000
By Julia Lee Special to the Journal-World The school buses pull up to the Robinson Center at Kansas University and tons of kids participating in the National Youth Sports Program pool into the building. As I walk in, Katie Steele is already standing in her spot by a huge fan next to our group’s purple sign. Two counselors, Tim and Jennifer, are taking attendance.
The Mag: Arts Notes
July 6, 2000
Nature beyond human control
July 6, 2000
By Philip Terzian Providence Journal Associate Editor Americans like a good race, and the contest to identify the sequence of the human genome has been a spectator sport. In one corner was the National Institutes of Health, the government enterprise that was charged with mapping the human genetic code by 2005.
Today In History
July 6, 2000
Old Home Town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
July 6, 2000
Brey Services
July 6, 2000
Lillian Deay
July 6, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
July 6, 2000
Planners approve northwest projects
July 6, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer Lawrence developers still are looking northwest. Lawrence-Douglas County planning commissioners Wednesday approved parts of three projects in that quadrant of the city.
Search for past proves elusive in cornerstone
July 6, 2000
By Tom Meagher Journal-World Writer The opening reminded parishioners of the church’s early days as a small collective.
Women’s heart attack survival rate equals men’s
July 6, 2000
Many studies in recent years have documented that men are more likely than women to get state-of-the-art treatment for their heart attacks.
Governor says KU coach facing win-win situation
July 6, 2000
Gov. Bill Graves said Wednesday he will miss Roy Williams if he leaves Kansas University but added that the Jayhawks’ basketball coach can’t make a bad decision about his future.
Report puts upbeat tone on state’s fiscal outlook
July 6, 2000
The state collected $41.2 million more in tax revenues than it expected during its most recent fiscal year, and Gov. Bill Graves described those figures as good budget news.
Summit planned to break impasse
July 6, 2000
Facing a deadlock and a deadline, the leaders of Israel and the Palestinian Authority agreed to meet next week at Camp David, Md., with President Clinton, who announced the summit Wednesday “to start drawing the contours of the long-awaited peace.”
Willis should be seen, not heard in ‘The Kid’
July 6, 2000
Bruce Willis may grow tired of being upstaged by children.
Oskaloosa ready for Old Settlers
July 6, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer Airborne cow chips and settler folklore will decorate Oskaloosa’s three-day Old Settlers Reunion.
Making a difference
NYSP activity director feels closeness to the program
July 6, 2000
By Casey Kitos and Janelly Baltacar Special to the Journal-World Editor’s note: Throughout June, eight teen-agers attending the National Youth Sports Program at Kansas University worked with Jan Biles, features-arts editor at the Journal-World, to learn about newspaper work and to write, edit and design this 18 and Under page. Thanks to NYSP for coordinating this effort and to the students for their cooperation and enthusiasm.
Business Briefcase
July 6, 2000
Tax credits to benefit businesses, arts center
July 6, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Businesses making donations to the Lawrence Arts Center’s building fund will be eligible for state tax credits.
Red Sox ace won’t pitch for AL in All-Star contest
Five Braves named to NL roster
July 6, 2000
On a day baseball announced five Atlanta Braves would be at the game one-sixth of the National League roster Martinez was left off the American League team Wednesday, apparently at the request of the Boston Red Sox.
Thomas hurt by All-Star snub
July 6, 2000
While three White Sox were picked for the All-Star game, Frank Thomas and Keith Foulke were left off the American League roster.
Kansas’ AD had no news on situation for son Brian
July 6, 2000
Brian Frederick didn’t want his father to send money.
Crude prices skid on Saudi plan
July 6, 2000
Crude oil prices plummeted 6 percent Wednesday after Saudi Arabia signaled it may soon begin producing an additional half-million barrels a day to cut short a relentless rise in oil prices that could threaten world economic growth.
Multiple-injury crash under investigation
July 6, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer Police gather evidence in a crash that injured 10 people.
Father gets life in prison
July 6, 2000
A Lindsborg father who claimed he was in “a mystical state” when he slit the throats of his three young children was sentenced Wednesday to life in prison for their deaths.
New administrative staff approved
July 6, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Journal-World Writer An administrative transition plan proposed by Interim Supt. Randy Weseman receives school board approval.
School district personnel shifts
July 6, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Journal-World Writer The new Lawrence school board president Wednesday said the most significant task of his year at the helm will be hiring a new superintendent.
Tables turned on regulatory agency
July 6, 2000
Lawsuits against the Pennsylvania Bureau of Professional and Occupational Affairs confirm what many critics already believed the agency picked on small businesses that couldn’t fight back.
N.H. chief justice faces impeachment
July 6, 2000
A judge’s divorce led to the downfall of several Supreme Court justices.
Ivory Coast mutiny quelled
July 6, 2000
Presidential guardsmen and paramilitary police began disarming mutinous soldiers Wednesday.
Fiji military blocks access to hostage situation
July 6, 2000
Until now, supporters of the rebels had been allowed in and out of the parliament complex with little impediment.
Newspaper apologizes for running slave ads
July 6, 2000
In a front-page admission of “complicity” in the slave trade, The Hartford Courant acknowledged that it profited in the 1700s and 1800s by publishing scores of ads for the sale of slaves and the recapture of runaways.
Waco raid preparations described
July 6, 2000
Federal agents learned how to treat chest wounds and other first aid techniques during training for the 1993 raid on the Branch Davidian complex, a federal agent acknowledged Wednesday.
Weather doesn’t help Western firefighters
July 6, 2000
Hot, dry, windy weather on Wednesday created difficult conditions for crews battling out-of-control fires on rugged terrain in western Colorado.
Minorities called vulnerable to global warming treaty
July 6, 2000
The treaty, if ratified, would mandate reductions in carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels, principally oil and coal.
MLB Briefs
July 6, 2000
Bush proposes reforms for immigration service
July 6, 2000
Expanding on a proposal to improve the Immigration and Naturalization Service, George W. Bush on Wednesday pledged $500 million in new spending to cut the average time needed to process an immigration application to six months.
Gore attacks critics of his health care plan
July 6, 2000
Vice President Al Gore criticized “phony” critics of his health proposals Wednesday, saying big drug companies are plowing millions of dollars into a group that runs ads against him rather than into research.
Colorado mulls allowing God slogan in schools
July 6, 2000
In another dispute over the role of religion in public schools, the Colorado Board of Education plans to consider today whether the motto “In God we trust” should be displayed in schools.
Episcopalians to debate gay rights issues
July 6, 2000
The national convention for America’s 2.4 million Episcopalians opened Wednesday with a divisive issue potentially on the table: whether individual dioceses can decide to ordain gays and bless homosexual relationships.
Elian returns to his Cuban hometown
July 6, 2000
A shy, but joyful Elian Gonzalez was seen riding his bicycle in his hometown and splashing in a pool at a nearby resort as state television Wednesday night aired some of the first images of the boy since his return to Cuba a week ago.
Tensions explode in N. Ireland
July 6, 2000
Gunfire and wailing police sirens completed the chaotic soundtrack. Protestants formed human blockades that jammed Belfast’s streets Wednesday, then rioted, throwing gasoline bombs and setting off fireworks, in a bid to exhaust British security forces that are preventing a march through a Catholic neighborhood.
Sisters ready for showdown
July 6, 2000
Venus and Serena Williams will play for a spot in Saturday’s Wimbledon final. Playing doubles together Wednesday, both sisters accidentally hit Navratilova with volleys from point-blank range. Serena whacked the nine-time Wimbledon singles champion in the back, and two sets later Venus drilled her on the arm.
Allen sympathizes with Williams’ predicament
July 6, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Journal-World Sports Writer Terry Allen thinks he knows how Roy Williams feels. KU’s football coach considered a job in his Iowa hometown in 1998. The magnitude was less, the atmosphere significantly different back in November, 1998, when Kansas University football coach Terry Allen seriously considered returning to his hometown to coach the University of Iowa.
Son: Decision torture for KU coach
July 6, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Scott Williams said his father, Roy Williams, is losing sleep while trying to choose between his job at Kansas University and his job offer at North Carolina.
Charlie Brown and Texas Towns
Director knows that funny characters require serious acting
July 6, 2000
By Mitchell J. Near Journal-World Writer The Kansas Summer Theatre program continues to challenge its actors with a series of nontraditional roles. Case in point: Next up for the Kansas University thespians is a musical featuring singing cartoon characters and a series of one-acts about some funny, rural Texans. But in order to pull off their funny characters, the actors are playing it very straight, said director Don Schawang, who is helming the stage version of “You’re a Good Man Charlie Brown.” “What we don’t want is a lot of the comic book on stage, something two-dimensional,” he said. “What we want is a production that is substantial. It’s light and whimsical, but there is a lot going on.”
Calligraphy: popular agin in China
July 6, 2000
An exhibition of contemporary Chinese calligraphy that showed in New York City and was headed back to Beijing is now coming to Lawrence. “Brushed Voices: Calligraphy in Contemporary China” will be shown Saturday through Sept. 3 at the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art on the Kansas University campus.
Ten Signals
These are the signals used by Douglas County law enforcement, fire and medical emergency officers
July 6, 2000
Take a look at the scanner codes used by Douglas County emergency dispatchers.
Fashion trends
July 6, 2000
Now that leather halter tops and skirts in such colors as yellow and pale pink have proved that leather isn’t just for winter and fall, it’s time to see what lies ahead in the world of leather for autumn.
The Mag: What are you reading?
July 6, 2000
The hard cell, or brushes with grate-ness
Who’s that guy talking to?
July 6, 2000
By Kevin Cowherd Baltimore Sun Someday, we may look back on this period in our country’s history as the Age of Madness, a time when millions of people walked around with cell phones attached to their ears, and yet no one considered this particularly bizarre behavior.
Fund-raiser helps connect kids with the arts
July 6, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer Snow won’t grace the Lawrence Arts Center’s next Christmas party. But the holiday spirit will pervade as guests gather July 15 on a hilltop near downtown Lawrence to raise money for the center at its seventh annual Christmas in July event.
Turn the dial: Radio scene is confusing
The selection of music is slim
July 6, 2000
By Geoff Harkness The Mag music writer Can anyone please tell me what’s going on with radio in Lawrence these days? First, the Lazer goes Top-40, now it’s trying to go back. Sort of. Meanwhile, KJHK has stumbled all over itself in its recent attempt to jump feet first onto the hip-hop bandwagon. Next thing you know you’ll hear that the former host of KJHK’s punk show is a DJ for the Lazer! It’s been that kind of year for Lawrence radio.
No Doubt bands together after bumpy start
July 6, 2000
By J.D. Considine The Baltimore Sun Going from nowhere to the top of the charts is a trip many musicians dream of someday taking. Everyone imagines how great it will be — fans and fame and fortune. Your video on MTV, your face on the cover of Rolling Stone, your name in the gossip columns.
Gameboy cars will keep kids quiet on road trips
July 6, 2000
By William Schiffmann Associated Press Writer It’s summer, school’s out, and that can mean just one thing. Road trip! If the thought of loading your brood into the van and heading across country — or across town — turns your heart icy with fear, remember you have a friend who can make everything OK.
Director braves the elements for ‘Perfect Storm’
July 6, 2000
By Barry Koltnow The Orange County Register In the fall of 1998, long before filming was to begin on the movie “The Perfect Storm,” director Wolfgang Petersen and a small production team traveled to Gloucester, Mass., to scout locations.
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July 6, 2000
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July 6, 2000
Rosters for the 2000 All-Star game, to be played July 11 at Turner Field in Atlanta: