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Raiders fall to KC Seminoles
July 12, 2000
On All-Star Game night, Lawrence’s Raiders felt almost the same atmosphere on Free State High’s field.
Doherty learned trade at KU
New Carolina coach made just $16,000 per annum in ‘92
July 12, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Journal-World Sports Editor Let’s see now, if your salary is $16,000 a year, your monthly paycheck is $1,333.33. Weekly that breaks down to $307.69. By the hour it’s $7.70 about twice the minimum wage if you work a 40-hour week, which Matt Doherty won’t.
John Lindsay
July 12, 2000
Crime Briefs
July 12, 2000
- Details sketchy about drug arrest - Alleged victim not paid to testify, lawyers say - Traffic stop in Basehor nets cache of tools - Rape reported
Pro Golf Notebook
July 12, 2000
Restoration planned at Disney’s KC studio
July 12, 2000
Mickey Mouse’s creator got his start in animation at the Laugh-O-Gram Studio in Kansas City.
Fear of doctors had fatal results for reader’s sister
July 12, 2000
Lies catch up with drug informant
July 12, 2000
Andrew Chambers said he never lied about the drug deals he busted up, only about his personal information.
Rehab center director quits in policy struggle to allow alcohol use
July 12, 2000
The director of the Smithers clinic, the celebrity rehab center that treated Truman Capote and Joan Kennedy, has quit in a dispute over his decision to adopt a program that allows patients to drink in moderation.
Gore seeks to curb Bush bounce
July 12, 2000
By David Shribman Boston Globe Columnist Under discussion in the Gore camp: an effort to defy the physics of politics.
Resuscitation effort
July 12, 2000
Journal-World Editorial If a KDOT attorney can breath new life into plans for a southern traffic bypass, Lawrence will be in his debt.
WB unveils new preppy fantasy
July 12, 2000
Boys dressed only in boxer shorts. Girls in wet T-shirts. Dappled sun on golden ponds. What is this, an ad for Ralph Lauren/Calvin Klein/Ambercrombie & Fitch? No, it’s “Young Americans” (8 p.m.), a new “Dawson’s Creek” clone from the WB network.
Business Briefs
July 12, 2000
Daily Ticker
July 12, 2000
Floodplain maps have officials treading water
July 12, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer The major effects of new floodplain maps are still unclear, city and county officials say.
As U.S. population ages, people staying put
But when they do move, they are heading South and West
July 12, 2000
While the economy is good, analysts attribute the current trend in large part to the aging of the U.S. population, including a generation of baby boomers hitting middle age, and an increase in home ownership.
Brian Frederick’s version of UNC hiring
July 12, 2000
Fortunately, I’ve never had to choose between Carolina and Kansas. Well, in 1997, I had to decide on my NCAA tourney bracket that Carolina would in fact beat Kansas in the championship game.
All-Star break Roundup
July 12, 2000
Federal Reserve chair calling for education improvements
July 12, 2000
Alan Greenspan’s upbeat remarks about computers boosting productivity added to speculation that the Fed wouldn’t raise interest rates next month.
People, Faces, & Things
July 12, 2000
WORLD BRIEFS
July 12, 2000
Kansas backers eye Nader ballot spot
July 12, 2000
J-W Staff and Wire Reports Democrats hope a Ralph Nader candidacy would bring new voters to the polls voters that would help Democratic candidates in other races. Working against a traditionally strong Republican majority, supporters of Green Party candidate Ralph Nader are trying to get his name on the Kansas presidential ballot.
Old Home Town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
July 12, 2000
Jeter sparks AL All-Stars, 6-3
July 12, 2000
Derek Jeter went 3-for-3 and became the first Yankees player to win the All-Star MVP award. The Yankees shortstop and the Atlanta third baseman provided the pop in an All-Star game missing most of baseball’s marquee names, with the American League beating the Nationals, 6-3, Tuesday night.
Nothing’s small about these shrimp
July 12, 2000
By Craig LaBan Knight Ridder Newspapers Another “tiger” captures the public’s fascination: tiger shrimp. With my annual fervor for adventure grilling now aflame again, I’ve been barbecuing quarter-pounders all week. But I’m not talking burgers here. I’m cooking shrimp.
Plums make tart summer dessert
Kitchen & Garden
July 12, 2000
By Gwyn Mellinger Baker University Journalism The most congested area in a grocery story in July is the vicinity of the fruit bins in the produce section. I’ve found myself having to wait my turn, bag in hand, to squeeze the peaches and apricots or sort through the cherries.
Horoscopes
July 12, 2000
Fox, IFC scream for Halloween
July 12, 2000
In the ever-fragmenting media marketplace, branding is the name of the game. And with unbranded opportunities as rare as unclaimed domain names, cable networks are scrambling to come up with something new. The latest breakthrough in branding: holidays.
Williams, Frederick pleased
July 12, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Kansas coach Roy Williams, athletics director Bob Frederick and some of Matt Doherty’s former KU players give glowing recommendations to the new UNC coach.
Food bites
July 12, 2000
Here are the nation’s top-selling cookbooks according to a Los Angeles Times poll of national cookbook and independent booksellers.
Dean Smith not miffed at KU coach
July 12, 2000
Where was Matt Doherty when athletics director Dick Baddour called to ask him to interview for the North Carolina coaching job?
City to improve 23rd Street
Left-turn lanes onto Barker designed to ease traffic flow
July 12, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer The intersection of 23rd and Barker will get improvements while the city considers another roundabout. The Lawrence City Commission voted Tuesday to proceed with left turn lanes on 23rd Street as part of a project that will be partially funded by the state. But they decided against a consultant’s recommendation to add left turn lanes on Barker at 23rd.
Wichita-based Cessna enters time-share style market for jets
July 12, 2000
The company will be headed by the first man on the moon, Neil Armstrong, and will be based in White Plains, N.Y.
Irvin makes it official
Spine injury halts Cowboys’ standout
July 12, 2000
Michael Irvin’s desire burns as fiercely as when he stood on the sideline with tears streaming down his cheeks because he believed his team had quit.
Notre Dame looks for coach
July 12, 2000
Notre Dame AD Kevin White wasn’t taken by surprise Tuesday when Matt Doherty said “yes” to his alma mater.
NATION BRIEFS
July 12, 2000
Anti-AIDS therapies work well in Africa
July 12, 2000
Results of three small experiments in Africa, made public Tuesday, raised hopes that state-of-the-art AIDS treatments now available only in the world’s richest countries might prove usable for larger, poorer AIDS-infected populations in many cities of the Third World.
NEWS BRIEFS
July 12, 2000
Biotech crops urged to aid world hunger
July 12, 2000
The issue of genetically altered crops has become politically charged elsewhere, particularly in Europe.
Russian rocket carries segment of space station
July 12, 2000
The Russian Proton-K rocket that is carrying the long-delayed International Space Station’s service module into orbit lifted off today from the Baikonur cosmodrome.
Doctors announce Alzheimer’s breakthrough
July 12, 2000
Researchers may be one step closer to finding a cure for Alzheimer’s disease, medical scientists announced Tuesday.
EPA defies Congress on clean water rules
July 12, 2000
The Clinton administration defied Congress and imposed new pollution controls Tuesday to protect thousands of lakes and streams from agricultural and industrial pollution.
Race puts growth in focus
July 12, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer Two Republican candidates are vying for voters’ support for the 3rd District Douglas County Commission seat. They both have devoted 20-plus years to Lawrence businesses. A former Lawrence mayor and a former planning commissioner are squaring off in a county commission primary race shaping up as a referendum on Douglas County growth.
Laboring for peace
Clinton challenges Palestinian, Israeli leaders
July 12, 2000
Calling on Yasser Arafat and Ehud Barak “to bring about a just and enduring end to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict,” President Clinton convened a high-stakes summit meeting on Tuesday at Camp David to try to make significant progress in Middle East peace process before a crucial Sept. 13 deadline.
Kim wins defamation suit
July 12, 2000
The son of a powerful South Korean Olympic official won a defamation lawsuit Tuesday against a U.S. businessman in connection with the Salt Lake City corruption scandal.
Jilted Rush hits NBA tryout trail
July 12, 2000
It’s a tough road trying to catch hold of a dream. Just ask former UCLA basketball standout JaRon Rush who as a participant in the Heat’s week-long Summer League tryouts that concluded Tuesday was hoping they had impressed the coaches enough to get a training camp invite.
Farmland plant reopens after fire
July 12, 2000
By Tom Meagher Journal-World Writer Farmland Industries Inc. reopened its sprawling East Lawrence nitrogen fertilizer plant Tuesday night after a fire last week halted production.
State to buy desegregation documents
July 12, 2000
The documents, on microfilm, include legal papers and research into how segregation affected black students.
Dean prepared for e-business
July 12, 2000
By Erwin Seba Journal-World Writer In his first week on the job in Summerfield Hall, the former Texas A&M administrator also is considering fund-raising goals.
Lawrence Briefs
July 12, 2000
STATE BRIEFS
July 12, 2000
Advance voting begins today in Douglas County
July 12, 2000
Advance voting for the Aug. 1 primary election begins today, County Clerk Patty Jaimes said. It will continue through noon July 31.
Koch to upgrade Texas refinery
July 12, 2000
Drivers might breathe a little easier sooner than expected.
Judge leaves intact jury’s Koch verdict
July 12, 2000
A federal judge has upheld a jury verdict against Koch Industries over the company’s oil purchasing practices on federal and Indian lands.
Former Blue Devil Maggette admits accepting money
July 12, 2000
Former Duke player Corey Maggette admitted he took cash payments from a summer league coach while he was still a high school student.
White says Notre Dame began preparing for coach search last week
July 12, 2000
Notre Dame began looking for a new basketball coach before Matt Doherty even went to North Carolina to interview for the job there.
Tar Heels bungled search
July 12, 2000
Charlotte, N.C. — Matt Doherty is smart and aggressive and charismatic, and he might grow up to be a great coach.
USDA eases grazing limitations for drought
July 12, 2000
Despite recent rains that have lessened the danger of drought, the federal government on Tuesday released more reserved acres in Kansas for emergency haying or grazing.
FBI device snoops on personal e-mail
July 12, 2000
The “Carnivore” system scans all incoming and outgoing e-mails for messages associated with the target of a criminal probe.
Episcopalians deny same-sex rites
July 12, 2000
Episcopalians rejected a plan Tuesday to develop rites for same-sex couples, but approved an amended resolution to support and minister to gays and lesbians in committed, monogamous relationships.
Woman elected AME bishop
July 12, 2000
The nation’s oldest black church on Tuesday night elected the first female bishop in the denomination’s history.
Putrid prose wins contest of revolting writing
July 12, 2000
The man who started the Pet Rock craze of the 1970s topped himself Tuesday or maybe sank to a new low by winning the annual Bulwer-Lytton Fiction Contest for really bad writing.
Tobacco lawyer decries punitive damage figure
July 12, 2000
A verdict of $154 billion in punitive damages would bankrupt the nation’s five biggest cigarette makers 10 times over, a tobacco attorney said during closing arguments Tuesday in a case involving up to 700,000 sick Florida smokers.
Fatal hockey fight victim mourned
July 12, 2000
A man who was fatally beaten in a fight with another father over their youngsters’ hockey game was given a funeral Tuesday during which mourners said parents need to “take a good look at themselves” and their competitive instincts.
China takes aim at U.S. missile plan
July 12, 2000
Chinese officials have expressed exasperation at the justification for the missile defense system put forward in previous discussions with U.S. officials.
Lesson to learn
July 12, 2000
Pro football writers honor Niners’ Young
July 12, 2000
San Francisco 49ers defensive tackle Bryant Young, who made an inspiring comeback from a broken leg suffered during the 1998 season, won the Halas Award from the Professional Football Writers of America on Tuesday.
Israeli leader should refuse to accept ‘phony’ peace
July 12, 2000
By Cal Thomas Los Angeles Times Syndicate Columnist The collapse of Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak’s governing coalition and the intransigence of the Palestinian Authority, which has failed to live up to previous agreements with Israel, make this the worst possible moment to hold a Middle East “peace” summit.
Cooking Q & A
Avoid raw eggs in ice cream
July 12, 2000
By Susan Krumm Extension agent in family and consumer sciences Q. I’ve been told that I should not make homemade ice cream using raw eggs. To prevent food poisoning, can I use Eggbeaters in place of the raw shell eggs without having to cook it?
Boeing battles back from strike
July 12, 2000
Boeing Co. announced Tuesday that it had all but recovered from a 40-day strike earlier this year by its engineering and technical workers, with its commercial jet deliveries nearly back on schedule.
Reports: Deutsche eyeing VoiceStream
July 12, 2000
Deutsche Telekom AG has been said to be interested in buying Westwood-based Sprint Corp.
Yahoo! beats earnings expectations
July 12, 2000
Shares of Yahoo! Inc. surged in after-hours trading Tuesday after second-quarter earnings handily beat analysts’ expectations.
Jayhawk basketball schedule revealed
July 12, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Kansas will open the regular season Nov. 9 in the Coaches v. Cancer Tournament in New York against either UCLA, Kentucky or St. John’s.
Senate veteran faces primary race
Opponent wins backing of Kansans for Life
July 12, 2000
Sen. Dave Kerr will do something he has not done in 16 years in the Legislature: campaign for a primary election.