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Rustic garden
Shaws’ back yard is a mix of waterfalls, birdhouses on posts and old tools
July 16, 2000
By Carol Boncella The main pleasure is a wide garden spot that encompasses two water features. In an area brimming with newer homes, yards sport newly planted grass and short young trees. The creative beginnings of gardens are evident. In a relatively new subdivision north of the hospital, Lisa Shaw has a garden that keeps getting better and has become a beautiful garden spot in a few years.
Dr. Dolittle lead to lifetime of reading
Pickett Line
July 16, 2000
By Calder Pickett They’re all there on the shelves, in the room where I do all my taping and copying off television. The books I have loved, the books of my childhood, school days, college days and the years since then.
U.N. marks 55th year with stamp offerings
July 16, 2000
United Nations’ headquarters, located on the banks of New York City’s East River, has become recognized as a visual for world peace.
Collaborative divorce’ gains favor with splitting couples
Flying Solo
July 16, 2000
By Jan Warner and Jan Collins Knight Ridder Newspapers
Canine coup has made dogs the masters
July 16, 2000
By George Gurley Journal-World Columnist Ever since a pair of monstrous bunions decreed an end to my jogging, I’ve been riding my bicycle on a prominent hill in town in a vain attempt to thwart the hooded figure who wields a scythe.
Old Home Town
July 16, 2000
Waiting lists
July 16, 2000
Today in History
July 16, 2000
Davie G. Downs
July 16, 2000
George Bogard
July 16, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
July 16, 2000
WNBA Roundup
July 16, 2000
Miller miffed at Johnson
July 16, 2000
If you thought Maurice Greene was upset with Michael Johnson, listen to what sprinter Inger Miller has to say.
Setzer holds off Ruttman
July 16, 2000
Dennis Setzer, racing with a broken right shoulder blade, held off Joe Ruttman by 2.057 seconds in the NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series’ Chevy Silverado 200.
Penske to enter Indy next year?
July 16, 2000
In another step toward improving relations between the rival open-wheel factions, CART owner Roger Penske will rent a car from an Indy Racing League team to run a test this month at Indianapolis Motor Speedway.
Cincinnati keeps Rockies reeling, 7-4
July 16, 2000
Colorado lost its 10th straight game Saturday as Dante Bichette and Pokey Reese homered to lead Cincinnati to a fight-marred, 7-4 victory over the frustrated Rockies.
World Briefs
July 16, 2000
Local Briefs
July 16, 2000
Raiders split
July 16, 2000
Lawrence’s Raiders split a doubleheader with the Blue Valley Tigers on Saturday, winning the first game, 10-3, then losing the second, 5-4.
Teen country music singer looks forward to building her career
July 16, 2000
With high school now behind her and college postponed for a few years 18-year-old Lila McCann is busy working on her third album. She has picked five songs so far. Meanwhile, McCann has been reading Better Homes and Gardens magazine to get ready for a move into her own place in Santa Monica this summer.
Swimmers beat heat at Hill meet
July 16, 2000
The slogan “Beat the Heat” proved appropriate on Saturday as 604 youths competed in sweltering temperatures at the Roger Hill Invitational swim meet at Lawrence Aquatic Center.
Football crowds need hike at KU
July 16, 2000
By Bill Mayer Journal-World Contributing Editor OK, the Roy Williams-North Carolina basketball epoch may run longer than the Elian Gonzalez debacle which perhaps it should, because it’s a lot more important around here.
Notre Dame players gracious
Avani Pavel Chicago Tribune
July 16, 2000
Of course they applauded in the right spots, smiled when they were supposed to, stood on cue. They are well-rehearsed. For the second time in two seasons, Notre Dame basketball players were asked to turn out at a press conference introducing a new coach.
Kite thrives on windy day
Quigley two shots back entering final round of TPC
July 16, 2000
The wind finally kicked up at the TPC of Michigan, drawing a smile from Tom Kite.
Lewis wastes no time against Botha
July 16, 2000
Lennox Lewis retained his WBC and IBF heavyweight crowns by stopping Francois Botha in the second round. Francois Botha was the lumbering target in front of Lennox Lewis. Mike Tyson, though, was on his mind.
Psychological testing ordered in Internet case
July 16, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer A former Kansas University student who asked a 12-year-old Lawrence girl he met on the Internet for sex pleaded no contest to a misdemeanor charge Wednesday. Marconi Lopez, 22, pleaded no contest to one count of endangering a child. He had been charged with a felony count of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child.
Jude Law shines in ‘Wisdom’
July 16, 2000
Steven Grlscz is in a rut. He meets girls, dates them and kills them. Then he meets a nice young woman and falls completely in love with her, and she with him. Suddenly, he doesn’t feel like killing her, and that’s a problem for Steven, because he needs to kill her to survive.
School district requiring uniformsSchool uniforms to debut in KC
July 16, 2000
Kindergarten pupils in Kansas City’s public schools won’t have much trouble dressing themselves for class this fall.
City forces birds to fly the coop
July 16, 2000
Imagine hundreds of pigeons flying and squawking above your building. Now try to picture liking it.
Saudi Arabia hikes output
July 16, 2000
Saudi Arabia has started pumping the extra oil it had promised earlier this month in an effort to ease fuel prices, an official from an OPEC country said Saturday.
Bahrain wants princess back
July 16, 2000
Relatives of a Bahraini princess who eloped to the United States with an American Marine want the teen-ager to return, saying they are prepared to forgive her transgression, a government official said Saturday.
Iraq increases oil smuggling
July 16, 2000
Iraq is using an obscure Iranian island in the Persian Gulf as a transfer point in an operation that has substantially increased revenues from oil smuggling in recent months, U.S. officials say.
$70 million in repairs start on KC’s Liberty Memorial
July 16, 2000
The project is intended to keep the monument to World War I veterans around for at least another 100 years.
Castroneves starts from No. 1 position at Molson Indy race
July 16, 2000
Helio Castroneves, 25, thanked members of Marlboro Team Penske after bagging first in qualifying.
Ray first at Midas 500
Defending IRL champion cruises to initial win of year
July 16, 2000
Greg Ray needed just one lap to post a speed of 215.104 mph. Greg Ray always had the fastest car in the Indy Racing League. He finally drove a winner Saturday night.
Jurors wanted to send unmistakable message
July 16, 2000
After listening to two years of trial, a jury of six men and women didn’t hesitate to tell Big Tobacco to pay $145 billion in punitive damages to ailing Florida smokers. “We all thought we needed to send a strong message based on the evidence,” said jury foreman Leighton Finegan. “The message was sent.”
Iran tests ballistic missile
July 16, 2000
Iran test-fired the Shahab-3 missile Saturday, Tehran television reported, the second trial in two years for the medium-range weapon capable of reaching Israel or U.S. troops in Saudi Arabia.
Chechen rebels suspected in fatal railroad blast
July 16, 2000
A woman was killed and six servicemen were wounded Saturday when an explosion ripped through a Russian military train in the restive republic of Chechnya, a news report said.
Film canvasses the art of war
July 16, 2000
For those who didn’t fight in World War II, the blood flowed and the bombs burst in the gritty but not quite realistic black and white of news reels and newspaper photographs. Little color made its way home save for the red-, white- and blue-draped coffins of those whose lives the war claimed and the sallow faces of those who managed to survive.
Mall’s male stingray becoming too much a ladies man
July 16, 2000
Big Boy is getting the stingray’s equivalent of a cold shower. After fathering 13 baby stingrays with four females in less than a year, Big Boy’s keepers at the Mall of America’s Underwater Adventures aquarium have separated their only adult male stingray from his harem.
Trail of dead bodies catches up with doctor
July 16, 2000
At first glance, Dr. Michael Swango was everything a patient could want in a physician: confident and competent, with a good bedside manner. Prosecutors took a longer look and saw something else: someone they believe fatally poisoned three patients at a Long Island veterans hospital and left a trail of dead bodies stretching from Ohio to Zimbabwe.
Hanged teen’s family won’t let police view computer
July 16, 2000
A computer owned by a black teen-ager who was found hanged in his front yard is the source of a fight between the victim’s family, who believe the teen was lynched, and authorities, who want to find out if the computer contains a suicide note.
Pilots agree to new runway procedures
July 16, 2000
Commercial airline pilots have dropped their opposition to certain government-required runway procedures, ending a dispute with the Federal Aviation Administration that had threatened to disrupt travel in the busy summer season.
Corporate giants boost political conventions
Firms, coincidentally, out to protect federal subsidies
July 16, 2000
From AT&T to General Motors, several companies hoping to save their federal subsidies from budget cuts are helping to pay for cocktail receptions, posh dinners and other glitz at this summer’s Democratic and Republican national conventions.
Farmland continues assessment of blast
July 16, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer The cause of Friday’s explosion at the Farmland Industries Inc. plant remains a mystery this weekend, according to the plant’s manager. No one had been able to go into the plant’s compressor building where the explosion occurred because of the risk of exposure to asbestos, plant manager Dick Lind said Saturday.
City Police Blotter
July 16, 2000
You owe $1,560
City’s debt load continues climb
July 16, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer For every man, woman and child living within its borders, the city of Lawrence owes about $1,560. That is up from $573 per person in 1995. The biggest single leap in that number came just this year when the city agreed to borrow about $42 million from a state revolving loan fund for an expansion of its wastewater treatment plant. The loan represented a significant addition to the $87.3 million the city owes in temporary notes, revenue bonds and general obligation bonds.
In this together
July 16, 2000
Journal-World Editorial “We just want to get everybody to vote,” said Don Cashatt. “We don’t care who they vote for, as long as they vote.” Cashatt’s comments came in connection with a candidates’ forum sponsored by the Douglas County Property Owners Assn. Thursday night. Cashatt is president of that group, which is well-known for its anti-tax sentiments. Many members of the organization will, no doubt, be voting for candidates they perceive as being conservative stewards of public money. But Cashatt’s statement expresses an admirable broader goal about getting people to vote.
Nantucket
Island has maintained its old charm but at higher prices
July 16, 2000
It’s overcast and chilly on a late May morning, and most everyone in the ‘Sconset grocery has tucked their hands inside their sweatshirt sleeves. A college-age woman behind the counter frowns as she pushes cash-register buttons experimentally. She shrugs when asked if the small store has baby food.
Travel notes
July 16, 2000
Guardsmen save lives in anonymity … until ‘Perfect Storm’
We train and train and train’
July 16, 2000
Lt. Col. Graham Buschor narrates a story with the same attention to detail he relies on when mapping out treacherous helicopter rescue missions, the missions he and his fellow Air National Guardsmen risk their lives on but like to call “sporty.”
St. Thomas: birthplace of Impressionism?
July 16, 2000
Camille Pissarro is considered the father of Impressionism, a painting style that won huge popularity and influence with its celebration of life, beauty and color, and a style generally associated with France.
California industries pay for making of IMAX film
Some documentarians balk at business sponsorship
July 16, 2000
And now, from the state that brought you Hollywood and “product placement”: an IMAX film about California, conceived by state tourism officials. “Adventures in Wild California,” which opened in some U.S. and Canadian theaters in May and June, offers a dazzling portrait of the state’s history, characters and natural beauty.
Book guides tourists to murder, mayhem sites in U.S.
July 16, 2000
Calling all cars — and RVs and motorcycles — that are toting tourists tired of well-trod attractions. Just in time for the summer travel months comes “Crime Scene USA,” a guide to murder and mayhem in all 50 states.
Giuliani shakes his family tree
Did the mayor’s family have Mafia ties?
July 16, 2000
It seems Hizzoner Rudolph Giuliani, bane of the mob and scourge of street hoods, is himself the son of a stickup man and the nephew of a mobster. The revelations, contained in “Rudy!,” a new “investigative biography” of New York’s once-fearsome mayor, are another curious turn in a curious year for him.
Girls of Summer’ follows journey of women’s soccer champions
July 16, 2000
On July 10, 1999, more than 90,000 soccer fans and 40 million American television viewers watched the biggest event in women’s sports history. The impact of that Women’s World Cup final has not faded.
X-men’ marks the spot for comic book fans
July 16, 2000
There are mutants among you. They may look the same as everyone else, dress the same, walk and talk the same. But they share one notable difference. They are “X-men” fans, and their day has finally come. “I sometimes have to pinch myself to make sure I’m not dreaming that the X-men movie is actually coming out next week!” read a recent Internet posting, one of tens of thousands of fan messages floating around the Web about “X-men,” which opened Friday.
The man from Mali
West African adjusts to American life
July 16, 2000
By Jim Baker Journal-World Writer Sekouba Sissoko had a surprise in store for him when he came to Lawrence from the West African country of Mali two years ago. He discovered that life in the United States is quite different up-close than it appears to Africans living thousands of miles away. “First of all, the United States is a really big deal in Mali. Among young people my age, the U.S. is in the news a lot. We like rap music and movies. We dress like that and try to act American,” Sissoko says.
Alphabet of creation gives writer new insight
On the Hill
July 16, 2000
Roger Martin Kansas University Center for Research When the scientist from Northwestern University said that our week in the laboratory might lead us to a religious experience, I snapped to attention. In a question session that followed, I asked the scientist, Rex Chisholm, for details. He smiled and said, “Over a beer, maybe.”
Imaginative toys predict future technology
July 16, 2000
By Ralph and Terry Kovel New technology is changing our world, and toys reflect these changes. The toy telephone no longer has a rotary dial and a bell. It is pushbutton and looks cellular so children can imitate real life. Space toys must keep up and predict the coming technology in order to intrigue future collectors.
Swing helps you glide into summer
Project of the Week
July 16, 2000
With summer finally here, wouldn’t it be nice to relax — rain or shine, day or night, alone or in a group — on a big, comfortable glider swing? This do-it-yourself project makes it easy.
The ‘X-men’ files
A who’s who
July 16, 2000
The X-Universe is way larger than any two-hour movie can contain. For those interested in investigating further, back issues are as near as your local comics specialty shop. Be sure to take lots of money. You might also want to take along this handy guide to the key X-people, both good and bad.
KC-area murder case touches Alabama mother
July 16, 2000
It’s been more than 15 years since Pat Sylvester has heard from her daughter and granddaughter. Now it appears the daughter is dead, possibly at the hands of John Robinson Sr. of Olathe.
Tobacco companies vow to appeal
July 16, 2000
Hundreds of thousands of sick smokers slated to receive a share of the colossal $145 billion punitive damage award levied against the tobacco industry may die before ever getting a penny from the tobacco companies.
Canine coup puts dogs in control
July 16, 2000
By George Gurley Ever since a pair of monstrous bunions decreed an end to my jogging, I’ve been riding my bicycle on a prominent hill in town in a vain attempt to thwart the hooded figure who wields a scythe.
Candidates try to capture TV audience
July 16, 2000
By Dave Barry The Miami Herald It’s almost time for the political conventions, which means that millions of concerned American voters will be glued to their TV sets, watching the last few episodes of “Survivor.”
Colombia’s Botero captures 14th stage
July 16, 2000
American Lance Armstrong remains in first overall at the Tour de France, 4 minutes and 55 seconds ahead of the rest of the pack.
Alomar assists ump
July 16, 2000
Roberto Alomar is helping raise money for research of the brain disease that killed John Hirschbeck’s son.
Baseball Briefs
July 16, 2000
Interleague Roundup
July 16, 2000
Suppan super in KC’s 7-4 win over Brewers
July 16, 2000
Joe Randa and Todd Dunwoody drove in two runs apiece, and Jeff Suppan earned his first victory since May 24. An angry Jeff Suppan took the mound against Milwaukee. Winless since May 24, the right-hander was mad at Kansas City manager Tony Muser, peeved at being banished to the bullpen, and furious with himself.
Drugstore raises big stink in Big Easy
Preservationists don’t want Walgreens in French Quarter
July 16, 2000
Businesses and residents have long coexisted in the historic French Quarter, where century-old buildings house everything from graceful homes and art galleries to strip joints, antique shops and T-shirt shacks.
Accident on mountain still haunts survivors
July 16, 2000
It’s every motorist’s nightmare while driving the 19.5-mile stretch of hairpin curves winding down Pikes Peak.
Colombia rejects tests with coca fungus
July 16, 2000
The Colombian government says it has no intention of testing or even further studying a fungus promoted by the United Nations and the United States as a potential “silver bullet” for killing coca plants.
Cuban exiles take their protests to the high seas
July 16, 2000
Dozens of Cuban-Americans held a memorial service in international waters off Havana on Saturday, throwing flowers from their boats to remember 41 Cubans who drowned trying to leave the island six years ago.
People, Faces & Things
July 16, 2000
U.N. rescues Sierra Leone peacekeepers
July 16, 2000
In a rare display of force, U.N. troops on Saturday launched a rescue mission that freed all 222 peacekeepers and 11 military observers trapped by rebels inside a U.N. base in eastern Sierra Leone, U.N. officials said.
9 people killed as twister hits Canadian campground
It’s as though a steamroller had gone through’
July 16, 2000
A tornado that tossed trailers into a lake while devastating a crowded campsite killed nine people, sent more than 130 to the hospital and forced 400 to spend the night in temporary shelters, police said Saturday.
Motley Fool
July 16, 2000
Business briefs
July 16, 2000
Mutual fund managers unlocking portfolio secrets
July 16, 2000
If you’ve ever tried to figure out what you own in a mutual fund, you know it’s not easy. So imagine your fund manager giving you a complete, up-to-date list of what’s in there and sending you e-mail whenever he or she makes a big change. It’s happening.
Online economy prompts patents
July 16, 2000
Priceline.com has dibs on a name-your-price online shopping method. Amazon.com claims exclusive rights to a one-click checkout system. CyberGold has a patent on using incentives to reward consumers for paying attention to Internet ads.
Seniors drive active market
Therapists preserve patients’ independence
July 16, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor Ethelyn Falwell’s hands still shake, her back still hunches and her ears still struggle to hear softly spoken words. But she’s still at home, and that’s all that matters. “You can’t imagine how happy I am,” said Falwell, who’s been living in a Lawrence apartment for the past four of her 88 years.
Senior pushing for pool
Eskridge resident has raised $72,000
July 16, 2000
Eskridge, Kan., needs a swimming pool. That’s what 81-year-old Maisie DeVore has been saying for 30 years. “There isn’t a thing in this town except a ball program for kids to do, and every kid doesn’t like to play ball,” DeVore said. “They really need something to do to keep them out of mischief.”
Flood of ‘Survivor’ imitators is on the way
July 16, 2000
When television networks began jumping gleefully into the reality pool, NBC was content to lie back, playing it cool. Maybe its programmers preferred a nice game of golf. Now that it’s perceived there’s a treasure lying at the bottom of the pool, that decision has come back to haunt NBC’s entertainment team, Scott Sassa and Garth Ancier.
Nutgrass although common can drive you nutty
July 16, 2000
By Bruce A. Chladny Yellow nutsedge, or nutgrass, is a relatively common weed in lawns, landscapes and vegetable gardens. Although it looks like grass, it is actually a sedge. Unlike grasses, sedges have triangular stems and the leaves are three-ranked instead of two-ranked. This means the blades come off the stems in three different directions not two.
Voters lacking in motivation
July 16, 2000
David Broder Washington Post Writers Group Two weeks before the Republican National Convention is to open here, the news is all about the threatened demonstrations not what will take place inside the hall. Interviewing voters the other afternoon in a middle-class suburb, I found exactly one who expressed an interest in watching the four-day Republican extravaganza a high school history teacher.
Alice M. LaFrenz
July 16, 2000
Six teams left at state
July 16, 2000
Six softball teams remain in the 14-under girls fastpitch state ASA tournament at Clinton Lake Softball Complex.
Jones, Greene grand
Emotional wins good for Olympic berths
July 16, 2000
Maurice Greene and Marion Jones won the men’s and women’s 100-meter dashes, respectively, while running into headwinds. Shades of Florence Griffith Joyner and Carl Lewis. That’s how well Marion Jones and Maurice Greene performed Saturday night in winning the women’s and men’s 100-meter dashes in the U.S. Olympic track and field trials.
Internet gender gap narrowing
July 16, 2000
For years, Marti McGee shunned the Internet. Seeing only men talk about it on television, the Internet “didn’t seem to be a mainstream thing for a woman,” she said. It took her college-bound children demanding it for e-mail to get the Missouri teacher to sign on and become a regular.
Best Sellers
July 16, 2000
Here are the nation’s best-selling books as listed by Publishers Weekly.
Flight attendant didn’t do job
July 16, 2000
Sea-based missile system more workable
July 16, 2000
By Kim Holmes and Baker Spring Knight Ridder/Tribune Information Services Critics of a U.S. national missile defense are trying to use the recent test failure as “proof” the technology is unworkable. They’re wrong, but the debate threatens to eclipse a more fundamental question: If the United States needs to protect itself from the growing arsenal of missiles around the world, what’s the best way to do it?
Conventions tailor message to TV
July 16, 2000
By Walter R. Mears AP Special Correspondent In the battle of convention buildups, Republicans are promising something different, Democrats talk of an entertaining liftoff for the fall campaign and both parties are producing shows with no shred of suspense.
Regional Briefs
July 16, 2000
Marlins-Yankees, Old Timers Day events washed out
July 16, 2000
There’s a better chance Don Mattingly will play at Yankee Stadium later this year than the Florida Marlins.
Jayhawks breathing big sigh of relief
July 16, 2000
As college basketball coaching dominoes continue to fall, Kansas University athletics director Bob Frederick and chancellor Robert Hemenway must still be knocking on wood. If Roy Williams had opted to go to North Carolina, Frederick and Hemenway would have faced the dreadful prospect of hiring a replacement.
Israeli settlers, Palestinians clash
July 16, 2000
The Jewish enclave in Hebron was engulfed for three hours Saturday by rioting and fist fights between Jews and Arabs, an eruption that could reverberate on the peace summit in Camp David. Five Palestinians were hospitalized.
It’s anchors aweigh for Viking sailing ship
July 16, 2000
Denmark’s royal couple watched Saturday as Inuit kayaks escorted a Viking ship scheduled to retrace Leif Eriksson’s discovery voyage to North America to its starting point in southern Greenland.
Small communities using ‘recall as a weapon’
You don’t actually have to prove what you allege, you just allege it’
July 16, 2000
Halstead, Towanda, Cedar Vale and Eureka all have had recall elections recently. Pawnee Rock and Cherryvale are next.
Bill would aid wild Kansas
July 16, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer Imagine visiting an education center to learn about a sandy-colored snowy plover or a northern redbelly snake, which has a distinctive crimson underside. And imagine having it paid for with money from offshore drilling. A bill on Capitol Hill could make that possible — and bring millions of dollars into Kansas each year.
State Senate primary candidates are contrast in styles
July 16, 2000
As a youngster in this prairie farm community, Larry Salmans just about lived at his grandparents’ corner cafe, where folks came to talk, gossip, share a laugh and maybe even a sorrow or two.
Park jobs give teens guidance, paycheck
July 16, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Cleaning parks isn’t the easiest job. Nor is it much fun. “It’s OK, but it’s a little boring,” one 14-year-old girl said. “It’s disgusting cleaning a bathroom.” Two other teen-age girls agreed. All three are in the Youth Employment and Supportive Services program operated by the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center.
Sophies’ Choice’ feared in Kansas
July 16, 2000
By Dave Ranney Journal-World Writer Each year, the state asks hundreds of Kansas foster families to adopt the children in their care. With little hesitation, most have done so despite the problems, psychological and physical, common among children with histories of abuse or neglect by their natural parents.
Partygoers hope to get out the vote
July 16, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Lawrence City Commission elections are nearly eight months away, but Jeni Chaffee started making her plans to capture an at-large seat last winter. “I thought I’d better start early because I didn’t really know anybody,” she said as she prepared for a political information and voter registration party she threw Saturday night at a friend’s house in North Lawrence.
Outlaw’s digs are tourist havens
July 16, 2000
Each year, about 18,000 people visit the farm where Jesse James was born and reared. Towns where a notorious criminal once lived usually don’t want to be remembered for the connection. Residents generally don’t like thousands of people making pilgrimages to visit the birthplace of a brutal killer.
Book delves into life, work of criminal-profiler
July 16, 2000
Criminal-profiler Jeanne Boylan has sketched another perfect portrait. However, this one isn’t her usual drawing of some fugitive from justice — it’s her revealing book about her life and work.
Sense for Seniors
July 16, 2000
Austrian GP pole won by Hakkinen
July 16, 2000
Mike Hakkinen snared his first pole position in more than three months.
Nation Briefs
July 16, 2000
Sports Briefs
July 16, 2000
KU sets final exams
July 16, 2000
YESS program proud of first-year success
July 16, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Kent Hayes was skeptical about relying on teen-agers to get up early and be ready for work at 6:30 a.m. Especially on Saturday or summer mornings. And especially when the work involved cleaning parks for the city.
Bomb explodes on passenger train killing eight people
July 16, 2000
A bomb ripped through a crowded passenger train heading for southern Karachi early Sunday, killing eight people and injuring 25 others, railway officials and doctors said.
Horoscopes
July 16, 2000
Arts notes
July 16, 2000