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Colonial theater makes archaeological debut
July 9, 2000
Archaeologists have found the site of a Colonial American theater that counted among its patrons George Washington and Thomas Jefferson.
State Briefs
July 9, 2000
Storm clouds must follow airline crews
July 9, 2000
By Dave Barry Miami Herald If you’re one of the millions of people planning to travel by air this summer, here’s some important information from the Association of Commercial Airlines: (Silence.) UH-oh! Apparently the airlines are unable to give us any information at this time! Probably they are experiencing thunderstorms. No institution experiences as many thunderstorms as an airline.
Lawrence Briefs
July 9, 2000
Caslaru, Rosolino add third golds
July 9, 2000
Romania’s Beatrice Caslaru and Italy’s Massimiliano Rosolino became the first triple gold medalists in the European Swimming Championships on Saturday.
Greene-Johnson tilt in spotlight at trials
July 9, 2000
A highly-anticipated showdown in the 200 is one of many highlights in the upcoming Olympics-qualifying event.
Baseball Briefs
July 9, 2000
McGwire to miss All-Star contest
July 9, 2000
Mark McGwire will rest his sore right knee for a week in hopes of returning Thursday against the White Sox.
Giants’ streak reaches eight
July 9, 2000
Ellis Burks had three hits for the second straight game and Alan Embree recorded another big out in relief as San Francisco won its eighth straight game Saturday, 7-6 over St. Louis. Burks led off the fourth with his 10th homer, doubled and scored in the fifth and had an RBI infield hit in the sixth. He’s 6-for-8 the last two games with three doubles.
New York paves way for unusual ‘road’ trip
July 9, 2000
The Yankees and Mets received police escorts from Shea Stadium to Yankee Stadium for Saturday’s day-night doubleheader.
Royals survive Astros
July 9, 2000
Mac Suzuki allowed one unearned run in seven innings, leading Kansas City to a 5-2 victory over Houston.
City Police Blotter
July 9, 2000
Former officials see charges dropped
July 9, 2000
Charges that two Shawnee County Sheriff officials stole evidence lockers have been dismissed.
Typhoons pound Philippines, Japan
July 9, 2000
A typhoon that left a trail of death in the Philippines pummeled eastern Japan on Saturday, killing at least three people, flooding cities, snapping power lines and burying homes in landslides.
Crowds overrun streets in Pamplona festival
July 9, 2000
Four people were treated at a hospital, including 23-year-old Canadian Jordan Bayne, who was kicked in the head by a bull, and 40-year-old American Montgomery Doiel, who was jabbed in his buttocks. The Denver resident’s wound required stitches.
Techno fans invade Berlin
July 9, 2000
Driven by thundering beats, about 1 million techno music fans on Saturday packed the streets of central Berlin for the annual Love Parade — the world’s biggest dance party of its kind.
Gathering of governors has vice-presidential tone
July 9, 2000
Several candidates for both Al Gore’s and George W. Bush’s tickets can be found at the National Governors Assn. meeting.
U.S., China resume arms-control dialogue
July 9, 2000
China and the United States failed to put to rest a dispute over Chinese aid to Pakistan’s missile program during talks that restarted dialogue on arms control after a 19-month interruption.
NAACP convention flexes political muscle
July 9, 2000
Republican George W. Bush could make inroads among black and traditionally Democratic voters with his appearance at the NAACP’s national convention, which GOP hopeful Bob Dole snubbed in 1996, the group’s president said Saturday.
Moderates hope to grab reins of GOP
July 9, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer Moderates, keen on recapturing control of the county party apparatus, have issued a list of endorsed precinct candidates. But the current GOP county chairman, a conservative, said the moderates’ slate perpetuates a false notion that the party is divided.
Boeing Wichita eases its job cuts
July 9, 2000
A rebound in orders for the 737 jetliner has given Boeing a boost. In March, Boeing said it planned to cut 2,000 jobs this year, most by the end of June. The aim was to reduce the Boeing Wichita payroll from 17,000 to 15,000.
Winter forecast: Utility bills rising
July 9, 2000
The Kansas Corporation Commission hatched the idea for a task force within the last month as natural gas prices reached levels nearly double those from a year ago. At current prices, consumers can expect to pay an additional $200 to $300 to heat their homes this winter.
All-female City Council act brings help to Ellis
July 9, 2000
The all-woman Ellis city council of 1896 came together once again to bring good fortune to the city. Business people, educators, city officials and citizens joined efforts through the last year in the process of applying to Kansas Main Street, an economic development program that centers on historic preservation.
Fuel-efficient car gains a following
You’re not going to win any drag races with it’
July 9, 2000
By Dave Ranney Journal-World Writer Five days a week, Tracy Vojnak drives 90 miles to and from work. So when gasoline prices soared, her pocketbook suffered. Not anymore. “You know, I haven’t paid much attention to gas prices lately,” she said. “I’m still on my first tank of gas. I probably won’t have to fill up for another week.”
Narrowing of online sex case sought
July 9, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer The man accused of soliciting sex online from a Lawrence girl wants prosecutors to narrow their case against him. The 22-year-old former Kansas University student has been charged in Douglas County District Court with aggravated indecent solicitation of a child. His defense attorney, Charles Branson, filed a motion June 16 asking for a bill of particulars in the case.
Prosecutors disagree about Robinson case
Bodies found in both Kansas, Missouri create dilemma
July 9, 2000
For one month, prosecutors handling the case of serial killing suspect John E. Robinson Sr. sounded almost like they were rehearsing a “Sesame Street” skit on cooperation and sharing.
Breastfeeding workshop offered at hospital
July 9, 2000
A workshop, “Breastfeeding Your Baby,” will be from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Monday, July 17 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Oklahoma nursing-home quality becomes issue of vital importance
July 9, 2000
Of all people, lawyer Mark Hart knew about the potential dangers of poor nursing home care. Hart, who handles nursing home negligence cases, knew improper treatment of problems such as bed sores could mean death for a patient. He also heard workers joke about “surprise” state inspections of their facilities.
Past comes to haunt offenders
July 9, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer Jeremy Boileau’s past may soon — as some lawyers like to say — “come back to haunt him.” Boileau, 19, is scheduled to be sentenced later this month for aggravated arson for a March fire at Free State High School. If his record were clean, Kansas sentencing guidelines would call for probation.
Oskaloosa celebrates old settlers
Festival brings revelers out for reunion
July 9, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Tom Moeller put away his microphone and prepared to take a break after spending Saturday morning acting as master of ceremonies during the final day of Oskaloosa’s Old Settlers Reunion celebration. “It’s been a great morning,” he said, pointing out the crushed egg shells and the remains of egg yolk littering the street in front of his stage.
Fallout rains on Pentagon after failure of missile test
July 9, 2000
The latest setback for the Pentagon’s missile defense project — its second failed intercept in three tries — raised new doubt Saturday whether President Clinton will approve a quick push for a national anti-missile system.
Wine event toasts nonprofit agency
July 9, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer Wine novices and connoisseurs swirled, sniffed and sipped more than 200 wine samples Saturday night from some of the world’s leading vintners at Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth. It was more than just a party. The event — Salute! A Festival of Wine & Food — raised money for Cottonwood Inc., a nonprofit services provider for adults with developmental disabilities.
KDHE launches campaign promoting Hepatitis B immunization
July 9, 2000
Local health departments will begin administering doses of hepatitis B vaccine this month as part of a campaign by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment.
Colonial theater makes archaeological debut
July 9, 2000
Archaeologists have found the site of a Colonial American theater that counted among its patrons George Washington and Thomas Jefferson. Hallam Theater was one of the largest buildings in Williamsburg during Colonial times and was a defining part of its social life. The outline of the theater was discovered three weeks ago by staff of the Colonial Williamsburg historic site.
Local Sports Briefs
July 9, 2000
Collins captures Sweet 16 title
July 9, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Journal-World Sports Writer Caitlin Collins dominated a recent Missouri Valley tennis tournament.
Book’s strained pairing makes ‘Grievance’ more than a whodunit
July 9, 2000
By Mary Campbell AP Newsfeatures Writer K.C. Constantine’s new book is not only a murder mystery. “Grievance” (Mysterious, $23.95) is a fascinating novel with some surprises and plenty of meditation on family responsibility, the nature of addiction, compassion and how big business and city politics often harm individuals.
Marchers protest ruling on death
July 9, 2000
Many people discredit the official ruling of suicide in the death of a black Mississippi teen-ager.
Embrace Internet, trade group advises
July 9, 2000
Several years ago, Sherman Miller was hesitant about launching a Web site. Miller, a parts distributor, knew little about the information superhighway. He worried about the cost of establishing an Internet presence. But he took the plunge, hoping the electronic billboard would attract foreign customers. He felt electronic commerce, in one form or another, was a part of his future.
Young Erving services will be on Wednesday
July 9, 2000
Cory Erving will likely be buried in Philadelphia, where he spent his childhood while his father Julius Erving was playing pro basketball.
Lane’s father says shot fired in house earlier
July 9, 2000
Police talked for several hours to the wife of slain Indianapolis Colts running back Fred Lane, but charges have not been filed.
Busch edges Wallace by less than a second
July 9, 2000
Rookie Kurt Busch raced to his second straight NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victory Saturday, beating Mike Wallace in a two-lap scramble in the thatlook.com 200.
Events mark Armstrong centennial
July 9, 2000
Here are some events marking the 100th anniversary of Louis Armstrong’s birth. Updated listings can be found at the Web site of the Louis Armstrong House and Archives at Queens College, www.satchmo.net, and a centennial site, www.satchmo.com.
Victorian charm enters the garden
Project of the week
July 9, 2000
Here’s a great way for do-it-yourselfers to add a little Victorian charm to the yard this spring. Based on 19th-century garden structures, this arbor settee project will create a comfortable place to enjoy the outdoors.
Leaves of three’ can be controlled
Garden Calendar
July 9, 2000
By Bruce Chladny Special to the Journal-World There is an old saying I learned camping some years ago. I find myself using it more and more — even when I’m gardening. The saying: “leaves of three — let it be” helps me identify poison ivy whenever I’m outside enjoying Mother Nature.
Garden of dreamin’
Deerfield’s flowers attract butterflies
July 9, 2000
By Carol Boncella In our dreams, most of us picture gardens that are beautiful, colorful, perhaps even spiritual or magical. Nothing limits the garden’s loveliness except our own imagination. The bigger we dream, the bigger the garden. The better we dream, the more lovely the garden.
Roundabout route
July 9, 2000
Republican-backed inheritance tax bill deserves veto
July 9, 2000
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group Columnist “Shame on you, Mr. Broder,” the self-described political independent from Estes Park, Colo., writes. “You are living in a Marxian Utopia.” What aggravated this gentleman and a great many other readers was a column criticizing the House’s recent vote to phase out the inheritance tax, a staple of the revenue system originally sponsored by Theodore Roosevelt, another well-known Marxist in their eyes, I suppose.
Genome map puts race in place
July 9, 2000
By Leonard Pitts Miami Herald Columnist In the same week that scientists announced they had unlocked the secrets of the human genetic code, I tried and failed to hail a cab in New York City. All in all, it seemed an ironic confluence of events.
The Fleece flies again
July 9, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Citations for misuse of public funds are being revived. Each month for 13 years prior to 1988, U.S. Sen. William Proxmire, a Democrat from Wisconsin, presented his Golden Fleece Awards, designed to spotlight what he called the “wasteful, ridiculous or ironic use of the taxpayers’ money.”
Husband either moron or saint
July 9, 2000
State’s private colleges avoid ‘diploma mill’ ability
July 9, 2000
By Erwin Seba Journal-World Writer Nineteen private colleges in Kansas have blanket authority to grant college degrees, among them Baker University in Baldwin and Ottawa University. If one of these schools wanted to offer law or medical degrees, they could do it tomorrow — without approval from the Kansas Board of Regents. And in the changed world of online education, they could become conduits for national or international online colleges to enter Kansas. Already, Ottawa University is doing so with community colleges in Wisconsin, Arizona and Pacific Rim countries.
Radio disc jockey finds freedom with the Internet
July 9, 2000
It’s 8 p.m. on a sticky summer Sunday in the city. One of America’s last great freeform disc jockeys grabs a microphone and starts his weekly six-hour shift. Vin Scelsa opens with a blast of Captain Beefheart and the Magic Band. He’s soon moves to Miles Davis blowing “Summer Night,” followed by Dick Van Dyke’s “Put on a Happy Face” — a nugget from the “Bye Bye Birdie” movie soundtrack.
Movie is nightmare on spoof street
July 9, 2000
According to director Keenen Ivory Wayans, whose brothers Shawn and Marlon (along with Four Other Guys You Never Heard Of) wrote the script about a group of sex-crazed teen-agers being picked off by a masked serial killer, ” ‘Scary Movie’ is more than a parody of one type of entertainment; it’s all sorts of comedies rolled into one.”
Plant stands were source of pride in 19th century
July 9, 2000
By Ralph and Terry Kovel Gardens and houseplants have always been an important part of the 18th- and 19th-century home. In the 18th century, a homeowner would plant a garden with medicinal and cooking herbs. Many gardens had some of the same flowers we plant today for enjoyment.
Marchers protest ruling on death
July 9, 2000
The Rev. Jesse Jackson led about 1,000 demonstrators Saturday in a march to the tree where a black teen-ager died last month in a hanging that medical examiners ruled a suicide.
Arts notes
July 9, 2000
Looney offering: Catch it if you can
July 9, 2000
Wile E. Coyote and the Road Runner are featured on a new 33-cent stamp issued by the U.S. Postal Service. The stamp shows the letter-delivering Road Runner perched atop a mailbox while Wile E. Coyote tries to grab him.
Man of science enriched neighborhood
Pickett Line
July 9, 2000
By Calder Pickett Dick Moore was our neighbor when he and Wilma lived those many years across the street on Lawrence Avenue. I knew him as my neighbor long before I would know that he was one of the most eminent scholars on our campus. Make that the world.
Japanese economy to rise again
Japanese economy to rise again
July 9, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor Japan and the United States have borrowed each other’s management, production and efficiency models during the past century. Now it’s Japan’s turn to adapt once again, a Kansas University professor says.
Ruth LaDuke
July 9, 2000
Sampras facing Rafter, history in final
July 9, 2000
Pete Sampras seeks his record-tying seventh Wimbledon men’s singles title today against Patrick Rafter.
Staying power: Coach’s week in review
July 9, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Journal-World Sports Writer In the end, it was all about nothing. Roy Williams was KU’s men’s basketball coach last week and he’s KU’s men’s basketball coach this week, and next week and he will be for years to come.
Doherty, Brown remain candidates at UNC
July 9, 2000
Notre Dame’s Matt Doherty interviewed for the North Carolina job on Saturday and former KU head coach Larry Brown was to meet today with UNC officials.
Venus rises at Wimbledon
Williams captures first Grand Slam
July 9, 2000
So sure she would win Wimbledon, Venus Williams dashed out to a mall and bought her champions dinner ball gown before she left home.
City to mull new roundabout
Lawrence City Commission agenda highlights
July 9, 2000
Lawrence City Commission agenda: Lawrence city commissioners will be presented with a presentation from a consultant on ways to improve traffic flow along Barker Avenue north of 23rd Street. TranSystems is proposing temporary medians, a roundabout at 19th Street and left-turn lanes at 23rd Street.
Trends heighten U.S. AIDS worries
July 9, 2000
Roughly 5 million Americans have sex and drug habits that put them at a high risk of catching AIDS, according to new U.S. figures, and experts fear an upsurge of the disease after a decade of stability.
Mane power source satisfies farmer
Outfit combines 21st-century know-how with old-fashioned methods
July 9, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Rob Phillips has always been interested in gardening and horses. Now he hopes he’s found a way to capitalize on those interests to operate a profitable business. On his 57-acre farm in the Kansas River valley north of Lawrence, Phillips practices what he refers to as alternative farming. Instead of planting wheat, soybeans and corn, he cultivates pumpkins, tomatoes, cucumbers, bell peppers and other produce.
Republican candidates vie for precinct posts
July 9, 2000
Here is the list of candidates for the Republican Precinct Committee posts seeking election Aug. 1. One committeeman and one committeewoman is selected from each election precinct to serve on the Douglas County GOP Central Committee. They are elected by registered party voters in their precincts.
Raiders sweep twinbill from Junction
July 9, 2000
By Jason Franchuk Journal-World Sports Writer During the dog days of summer baseball, with doubleheaders played in suffocating heat, sometimes change is good.
Korean War novel is modern masterpiece
July 9, 2000
By Norman N. Brown For AP Special Features James Brady’s novel, “The Marines of Autumn” (St. Martin’s, $24.95), is a masterpiece set during the Korean War. Brady pegs his tale on the military operations in northeastern Korea in the fall of 1950. His main character is the fictional Capt. Thomas Verity, a reserve officer and World War II veteran recalled to active duty because he speaks several Chinese dialects.
Take in the trash
One man’s trash is another man’s well, you know
July 9, 2000
By Tim Madigan Fort Worth Star-Telegram First let us ponder the meaning of the term “trashy novel.” I have recently come to discover that my definition of trash and that of most of the rest of the English-speaking world are hopelessly at odds.
Prefontaine goes into track shrine
July 9, 2000
Steve Prefontaine, the former Oregon track star who died in an auto accident in 1975, was inducted into the National Distance Running Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
Appraisers to give free estimates of antiques’ worth
July 9, 2000
Ever wonder how much that plate your grandmother gave you was worth? Or maybe the gold watch passed down through your family? You’ll have a chance to ask an appraiser those questions at the next “Discover Your Treasures” fund-raiser July 16 at Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass.
Masked predators create an ‘alarming’ racket
Frolicking calves delight couple
July 9, 2000
Marsha Henry Goff Jest for Grins My husband, Ray, did it again! He set off the burglar alarm when he opened a door to the deck to confront the raccoon making a meal of the birds’ sunflower seeds. Armed with a dust mop, clothed solely in the rosy flush of interrupted sleep and limping on his left leg because of a cramp in his thigh, he threw open the door and sent the raccoon scrambling when the siren began its mournful wail.
Individual tickets are on sale for Lied Center events
July 9, 2000
Single tickets are on sale for the Lied Center’s 2000-2001 season. The season is marked by the final phase of the Cultural Countdown to the Millennium Project, which will highlight Asian influences in the performing arts, and the debut of the World Series.
Aborigines get organized to protect art and culture
July 9, 2000
A bright-eyed child’s smiling face displaying the “spirit of Australia.” Tumbling boomerangs symbolizing the limbs of an Olympic athlete. Thousands of colored dots on canvas mapping the nation’s vast, dry interior — spiritually as well as geographically.
Brown ditches high finance for recording career
July 9, 2000
When Alison Brown says her music label, Compass Records, represents the triumph of art over commerce, she is uniquely qualified to talk about both. She’s a record company executive, MBA, former investment banker, guitarist, banjo player, band leader (the Alison Brown Quartet) and band member (New Grange).
Armstong’s influence still highly visible today
New boxed set to be released in August
July 9, 2000
The passage of time has not been kind to Louis Armstrong. Ask people today who he was and you’ll hear descriptions of a grinning, bug-eyed singer who belted out “What A Wonderful World” and “Hello, Dolly” in an enchanting growl. And technically, that’s correct.
Garden briefs
July 9, 2000
Old sweethearts meet after 75 years apart
July 9, 2000
After his wife died, loneliness and curiosity took 95-year-old Paul Johnston to the doorstep of his college sweetheart’s home. Seventy-five years after they last saw each other, the spark was still there, and it led to marriage.
Old Home Town - 40 and 100 years ago today
July 9, 2000
Disney designs
The man who made the mouse influences modern-day architecture
July 9, 2000
By Jan Biles Journal-World Features-Arts Editor Since its opening in 1955, Disneyland has been an international symbol of America. To some, it’s a fantasy land where all is good and anything is possible. To others, it’s a giant Mickey Mouse emporium that reflects our consumer society. What’s undeniable about Disneyland is that the theme park’s design blurs the line between actuality and illusion, and has had a significant influence on architecture in the real world.
Rote: Original NFL movement quarterback
July 9, 2000
His death last month was mentioned in passing by most major metropolitan newspapers. But Tobin Rote deserved better.
Angry ex-wife’s harassment raises support, custody issues
Flying Solo
July 9, 2000
By Jan Warner and Jan Collins, Knight Ridder Newspapers
Bookstore
July 9, 2000
Here are the nation’s best-selling books as listed with Publishers Weekly.
Leaders have chance to change the world
July 9, 2000
Jim Hoagland Washington Post Three avenues are open to Israelis and Palestinians at Camp David this week. Only one will take them away from the dangerous brink on which they have balanced for the past six weeks.
Clinton condemns drug industry
July 9, 2000
President Clinton accused the pharmaceutical industry Saturday of unleashing “a shameless, scorched-earth campaign” aimed at killing his prescription drug plan for older Americans.
Peace hopes rest at Camp David
July 9, 2000
Where Jimmy Carter succeeded 22 years ago, shuttling tirelessly between the cabins of the leaders of Israel and Egypt in the woodsy seclusion of Camp David, Md., Bill Clinton will now try with today’s Israeli and Palestinian leaders “to start drawing the contours of the long-awaited peace” between the two sides.
Civil War cemetery question won’t let town rest in peace
July 9, 2000
Dennis Lambert crouches in the mud and looks over an unkempt football field, hallowed ground for fellow residents. It’s the home of the Bridgeport Middle School Fighting Tigers, and serves as a town square of sorts for the 3,000 factory workers and retirees who live in this remote town near the Tennessee state line.
Putin takes harsh tone in national address
July 9, 2000
Russia’s government must tighten control over wayward regional leaders and do a better job of collecting taxes in order to reverse a decade of decline, President Vladimir Putin said Saturday in his first state of the union address.
Environmental chapter praises Moore, pans Ryun
July 9, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Report cards applauding one area congressional representative and criticizing another were handed out Saturday by members of the Kansas Sierra Club’s Wakarusa Group. About 20 members of the group walked door to door delivering the cards to about 5,000 homes, group leaders said. The good grades went to U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, Democrat for the 3rd District, which includes Lawrence.
Potter fans gobble up ‘Goblet of Fire’
July 9, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer The first copies of author J.K. Rowling’s fourth children’s book about a bespectacled, young wizard, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” went on sale at 12:01 a.m. Saturday at several Lawrence bookstores. At 9 a.m., they also became available at the Lawrence Public Library.
Santa Fe: land of enchantment
Art museums, cuisine and sunsets draw vacationers to Southwest
July 9, 2000
The light is different here. It makes the colors on the mountain cliffs pop, so bright they don’t look real. The light makes even a plain, tan adobe wall eye-catching, as shadows form angles and shapes in the high afternoon.
Horoscopes
July 9, 2000
Internet full of possibilities
July 9, 2000
If you’re looking to scope out your rivals and gather other information your business needs to compete, you should spend a lot more time schmoozing than surfing. But smart, focused Web surfing can help you find the people who know what you want to know. That’s the advice of one of North America’s leading experts on competitive intelligence, Jonathan Calof, who spoke recently to some 70 corporate sleuths — and sleuth wannabes — at a recent meeting of the Twin Cities chapter of the Society of Competitive Intelligence Professionals.
Unrest erupts on Iranian anniversary
July 9, 2000
Hooligans turned a student demonstration into a riot on the first anniversary of a deadly police raid on a university dormitory. Police fired bullets and tear gas Saturday at rioters who smashed bus windows and shouted slogans against Iran’s Islamic government in the latest outburst of political unrest here.
Gay pride defeats prejudice in Rome
July 9, 2000
The mood was jubilant as gays and their supporters from around the world joined their Italian counterparts, tooting whistles and bearing banners and signs proclaiming gay pride. “Keep the church out of the bedroom,” one sign read.
Week that was Roy’: a study in captivation
July 9, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Journal-World Sports Writer Really, it was all about nothing. But for seven excruciating, agonizing and occasionally exhilarating days, Roy Williams captivated the college basketball world. One Kansas University athletics official likened it to the Iranian hostage crisis, and, ignoring the fact that this wasn’t life or death but merely basketball, the simile was somewhat apt.
Woody Allen’s funniest films released in DVD collection
July 9, 2000
Get ready again to share the pathos and humor of America’s favorite neurotic, Woody Allen. MGM Home Entertainment has prepared an impressive DVD collection of eight films by the director/actor/writer.
Oklahoma nursing-home quality becomes issue of vital importance
July 9, 2000
A health-care scandal has put a state agency under scrutiny. Of all people, lawyer Mark Hart knew about the potential dangers of poor nursing home care.
People, Faces and Things
July 9, 2000
Artist who sketched Japanese atrocities holds U.S. exhibit
July 9, 2000
Many of Liu Kang’s sketches show acts of torture, but also the everyday indignities of life under occupation.
Roy’s decision spurs reaction across nation
Public Forum
July 9, 2000
Metro Stars blank KC
July 9, 2000
Clint Mathis scored in the 87th minute and backup goalkeeper Tim Howard recorded his third shutout in four appearances as the New York-New Jersey MetroStars beat the Kansas City Wizards 1-0 on Saturday.
Potential pitfalls abound in midlife
July 9, 2000
Sure, the teen years are filled with angst, the 30s with juggling work and starting a family and the 60s with issues about where to retire. But the 50s have the other decades beat for the number of so-called life events that can strike. In this 10-year stretch people find themselves dealing with an empty nest, widowhood, remarriage, grandparenthood, retirement and caring for elderly parents.
Refunds due to inn guests in Hutchinson
July 9, 2000
People who stayed in Hutchinson motels from mid-May to the end of June paid an unauthorized tax, and attorneys for the Kansas Department of Revenue say they’re entitled to a refund.
Krzyzewski says Duke-UNC rivalry will remain intact
July 9, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski wants one thing made perfectly clear: He does not dislike Kansas’ Roy Williams.
Motley Fool
July 9, 2000
Wage reparations shunned in defiance
July 9, 2000
Stalin stole her parents, who died in Siberian work camps. The Nazis took away her homeland and her adolescence was spent in forced labor. Finally, someone wants to give something back to Mary Phillips. Austria has agreed to pay settlements to an estimated 150,000 people forced to work there during the Nazi occupation.
Drivers await New England 300 in somber mood
July 9, 2000
No official word has been received on what caused the death of Kenny Irwin during Friday’s practice session at the New Hampshire Speedway.
Business Briefs
July 9, 2000
News Briefs
July 9, 2000
WNBA Roundup
July 9, 2000
Interleague Roundup
July 9, 2000