Archive for Sunday, July 30, 2000

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Arts notes
July 30, 2000
Map highlights Truman sites; Artist to address mural conference; Pelathe center receives KAC grants.
Transsexual wife wants $2.5 million estate
July 30, 2000
After Marshall Gardiner died last year, one of his friends hinted to his only son that Marshall’s widow had a secret. Gardiner’s son, Joe, hired a private investigator. Joe discovered that his stepmother, J’Noel Gardiner, had been a man before marrying Marshall.
World Briefs
July 30, 2000
Germany: U.S. soldier pleads guilty in Kosovo killing. India: Kashmiri separatists agree to talks. Paris: Meningitis detected in Disney visitor.
Raiders advance to zone title tilt
July 30, 2000
By Jason Franchuk Journal-World Sports Writer Eric Peterson collected a save and a win as the Raiders beat Topeka One, 9-8, and pounded Leavenworth, 13-3.
Businessman creates passion for inventions
July 30, 2000
Inventors have tried for years, without success, to come up with a perpetual motion machine. Maybe they should use Ralph Lagergren as a model. Even while sitting in an otherwise-empty motel restaurant, Lagergren is rarely at rest — now booting up a laptop computer, now opening a sample case, now pulling out a pamphlet.
Kansas Senate 2nd Dist
July 30, 2000
Sandy Praeger and Richard “Rode” Rodewald.
State Briefs
July 30, 2000
Topeka: Shooter maintains death was accident. Topeka: Revenue Department fills new bingo opening.
FDA panel recommends anthrax treatment drug
July 30, 2000
An advisory committee recommended approval of an antibiotic for treatment of people exposed to inhaled anthrax, an action designed to help prepare the nation for a possible biological terrorist attack.
Civil War blockade runner excavated
July 30, 2000
On a hot night in May 1865, a ship slipped into Galveston Bay from the Gulf of Mexico. It was loaded with smuggled goods from Cuba — boots, uniforms, lead, the latest in Paris fashions.
Coach’s plight stirs Amish emotion
July 30, 2000
When this community learned its beloved high school basketball coach had a cancerous brain tumor, the news hit hard.
Douglas County Commission 2nd District
July 30, 2000
Bob Johnson and Scott Mock.
Douglas County Comm 3rd District
July 30, 2000
Jere McElhaney and Bob Schumm.
Archers let fly at state games
July 30, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer The sight of children kicking soccer balls and the sounds of cheering parents Saturday overtook the Youth Sports Inc. fields. But beyond this loud mass of more than 1,000 people, a quieter group of athletes was busy competing in the Sunflower State Games archery competition.
Lenexa and DeSoto to discuss growth
July 30, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer Lenexa city and DeSoto school district officials will get together this week to discuss rapid growth and its effects. DeSoto school board clerk Barbara Gregg said the DeSoto Board of Education will attend a special meeting called by the Lenexa City Council at 6:30 p.m. Monday. The meeting will follow a dinner at the Falcon Ridge Club House in Lenexa.
Peru’s president tries to reassure country after unrest
July 30, 2000
President Alberto Fujimori accused his opponents Saturday of plotting to set fire to Congress during clashes that marred his inauguration, delivering his most blistering attack in years on Peru’s opposition.
Township counts firefighter blessings
July 30, 2000
By Mindie Miller Journal-World Writer Residents of Clinton Township sleep better at night knowing that their volunteer firefighters are just a phone call away. They should be resting even easier now that a second fire station has been completed.
Arafat goes abroad to seek peace support
July 30, 2000
Yasser Arafat set off on a multi-country tour Saturday to drum up support for the Palestinians in the Middle East peace process, shrugging off a warning by President Clinton not to declare an independent state and charging Israel with spreading lies.
Grants assist center’s youth programs
July 30, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Youth work and arts programs offered by the Pelathe Community Resource Center got a boost recently after receiving thousands of dollars in new funds. The Kansas Department of Human Resources contributed $18,000 to the center’s Neighborhood Improvement Youth Employment Act program (NIYEA).
Disposable hearing aid aimed at baby boomers
July 30, 2000
Thanks to too much cranked up Led Zeppelin and Lynyrd Skynyrd, thousands of aging baby boomers are suffering hearing loss.
Judge blocks ABC interview with Kevorkian
July 30, 2000
A state appellate court has blocked ABC’s planned prison interview with assisted-suicide advocate Jack Kevorkian.
Wakarusa Township Treasurer
July 30, 2000
Two men, both Republicans, seek the post of Wakarusa Township treasurer. The township is Douglas County’s largest. Key issues facing township voters are efforts to continue paving township roads and completion of a new fire station.
WU, jucos team for degree program
July 30, 2000
A new program will allow students at 13 of the state’s community colleges to earn degrees from Washburn University without ever cracking a book in Topeka.
Kansas House 47th district
July 30, 2000
The GOP primary is a two-way race between Lee Tafanelli and Ken McNeill. Bruce Hanson of Oskaloosa, Lana Leach of rural Lawrence, and Lisa Whitehair-Carver of Ozawkie are the Democratic candidates for the 47th House District seat.
State BOE candidates agree on some issues
July 30, 2000
Evolution has highlighted differences between Linda Holloway and Sue Gamble in their Republican primary race for a seat on the Kansas State Board of Education. Holloway was chairwoman of the board last year when it approved science testing standards that de-emphasize the importance of evolution, and she is a vocal defender of that decision.
Flaherty powers Devil Rays past KC
July 30, 2000
Solo homers by John Flaherty and Greg Vaughn lifted Tampa Bay to a 2-1 victory over the Royals.
Lawrence siblings bowl over competition
July 30, 2000
By Levi Chronister Journal-World Sports Writer Chris and Keri Moore teamed for the first time at the Sunflower State Games and led the mixed doubles after the first day.
Diallo, East win MLS All-Star title
July 30, 2000
Maybe Mamadou Diallo will get enough votes next year to start the MLS All-Star game. He needed all of six minutes as a substitute to change Saturday’s outcome.
Kansas Senate 12th Dist
July 30, 2000
Robert Tyson and Vern Chesbro,
Cunningham gives Chiefs break
July 30, 2000
After a spirited practice Saturday, Kansas City took the rest of the day and all of today off.
WNBA Roundup
July 30, 2000
Bryant to sit out at MU
Tigers’ basketball recruit fails to make qualifying test score
July 30, 2000
Prep All-American Travon Bryant won’t be able to play basketball for Missouri this season.
Bordick blow boosts Mets
July 30, 2000
With his first swing, Mike Bordick put himself into the Mets’ record book. With his last, he put his new team in position to win.
AL Roundup
July 30, 2000
Tribe helped by new faces
July 30, 2000
Both of the Cleveland Indians’ new starting pitchers were quite impressive in their debut Saturday against the Baltimore Orioles.
New TV deal would make Yanks richer by $838 mil
July 30, 2000
Madison Square Garden has sued to block the Yankees from forming the new network, claiming it violates MSG’s rights to match any offer.
McDonald arrested, released by Tampa
July 30, 2000
Darnell McDonald was waived by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers a day before he was charged with battery and burglary. Tampa has a zero-tolerance policy toward off-field violence.
Reserves make most of Super Bowl rematch
July 30, 2000
Super Bowl 341/2 didn’t quite live up to the billing, though the training camp scrimmage between St. Louis and Tennessee Saturday drew a sellout crowd of 15,000.
Bishop in spotlight at Pats’ camp
July 30, 2000
Second-year backup quarterback Michael Bishop has cult-hero status with some New England Patriots’ faithful. On Monday, he’ll get the chance to make new head coach Bill Belichick a fan.
Former Pro-Bowl quarterback Krieg retires
July 30, 2000
Dave Krieg wanted to play his 20th NFL season, but the phone never rang.
Golf Briefs
July 30, 2000
Triplett atop John Deere
Golfer ties course record, vaults to lead
July 30, 2000
After playing well for the first two rounds of the John Deere Classic, Kirk Triplett had an encore in his golf bag.
Young riders bring in the fair
Equestrians put on a prize-winning show
July 30, 2000
By Mike Belt Journal-World Writer Children and their horses put on a show to mark the opening of the Douglas County Free Fair.
Age of rage’ hits America’s roads
July 30, 2000
An SUV growls inches from the rear bumper, and brake lights and headlights surround you. The air conditioner pumps cool air. Still, the temperature rises.
Primary election brings primer on candidates
July 30, 2000
Tuesday is Primary Election Day. It is the time for Republicans and Democrats to pick favorites to represent their respective parties in the November general election Kansas primaries, particularly in Douglas County, tend to draw relatively few of total eligible voters to the polls.
Matters of justice
Questions continue into probes of Indian deaths
July 30, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer There’s a gulf in Lawrence. On one side are the city’s American Indians, some of whom think violent or mysterious deaths of American Indians get short shrift from authorities. “There’s never been a sense of taking these things to the point of resolution,” said Dave Cade, executive director of the Pelathe Community Resource Center, which serves 3,500 Indians in and around Lawrence. “This kind of undermines the faith of the Native American community in local justice.”
Travel Briefs
July 30, 2000
After a two-year restoration, the Washington Monument reopens to the public Monday. People are paying good money to get sweaty, grimy and thirsty while they dig for 85 million-year-old fossils as part of a state-sponsored archaeology project.
Business Briefcase
July 30, 2000
Life-cycle funds can take drudgery out of investing
July 30, 2000
Life-cycle funds are good choices for investors who don’t have the time or expertise to handle their investments or who can’t hire an adviser, financial advisers say.
Koch is cleaning its image, pollution
July 30, 2000
Koch Industries says it has spent $980 million for environmental protection since 1990, part of an ongoing drive to clean up the company’s image along with the environment.
Casino’s a roll of the dice
Tribe hopes to overcome odds
July 30, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor An Oklahoma tribe is considering ground-breaking plans by studying the feasibility of a casino, hotel, convention center and museum north of town.
Parent enters insanity plea at restaurant
July 30, 2000
By Dave Barry Miami Herald Humor Columnist If you’re a new parent, there will come a time when either you or your spouse will say these words:
Old Home Town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
July 30, 2000
Brotherly spat pulls at Koch
July 30, 2000
Environmental problems aren’t the only legal problems dogging Wichita-based Koch Industries. A family member also is keeping the heat on.
Topeka wins SSG softball
July 30, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Journal-World Sports Editor The team-formerly-known-as-the-Renegades couldn’t topple the defending Sunflower State Games champion.
Be ruthless in tackling biting bugs
Garden Calendar
July 30, 2000
By Bruce Chladny Special to the Journal-World Itch, itch ” slap ” Ouch! I just got bit by another one! This gardening season has been less than enjoyable because of pesky mosquitoes. And if you have spent any time outdoors — you will agree that these undesirable insects can turn an enjoyable evening picnic into a slap-yourself-silly battlefield.
Farm club
Former KU baseball coach succeeds with seeds
July 30, 2000
By Carol Boncella Journal-World Garden Writer For years, Floyd Temple was a successful baseball coach at Kansas University. Starting in 1953 he managed many winning teams. Since his retirement from KU eight years ago, he has created a champion garden in the place he and his wife have called home for decades.
Ceramics in China
KU student fulfills long-held dream to study ceramics in China
July 30, 2000
By Jim Baker Journal-World Writer During childhood visits to the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo., Judy Arnold was always drawn to the collection of Chinese ceramics. While a Kansas University student, Arnold earned a bachelor’s degree in East Asian studies and philosophy.
Murano glass revolutionized designs
Undiscovered treasures are still out there
July 30, 2000
By Ralph and Terry Kovel Glass has been made in Italy for hundreds of years. About 1910, there was new interest in the glassmaking industry. Totally new, modern designs appeared. The Murano, Italy, glass industry began anew with Carlo Venini in the 1920s. He did away with delicate glass with curlicues and filigree, and turned to plain pieces with clean lines and color.
Arts & Living Briefs
July 30, 2000
Talk about a sweeping change. Romanian prostitutes, their business hit by economic recession, are trying to lure clients by offering to do household chores after having sex. Brides are having employment problems, too. The Dallas Morning News reports that bridal shops are having trouble finding and keeping workers.
Sweet memories
Handmade aprons, homemade desserts are hallmark of different era
July 30, 2000
Remember when Mother put on a starched apron, most likely handmade, before she began to cook? Which was often. Remember when Mom clipped recipes from newspapers and magazines, copied them from pamphlets and packages or from friends? And how she filed them in a loose-leaf binder or recipe box?
Garden ornament is Dutch treat
Project of the Week
July 30, 2000
Now that the warm weather’s here, it’s time for do-it-yourselfers to slip on their wooden shoes and dress up the yard with this decorative windmill project. With its Old-World look and blades whirling in the breeze, it’s perfect for the flower garden — surrounded by tulips, of course. Wherever it’s placed, the project adds a distinctive accent and an eye-catching motion that brightens any landscape.
Time for payback
July 30, 2000
New words tap creativity
Jest for Grins
July 30, 2000
By Marsha Henry Goff Jest for Grins My family role models have always had a way of saying things that made me remember their words. On those occasions when they couldn’t find the right word, they simply made up one of their own to fit the situation. And they didn’t hesitate to quote the words of another if they seemed appropriate.
Fake teeth fad takes root
July 30, 2000
The gums are gnarled and have holes the size of cigarette burns. The enamel is chipped, bloodstained and soy sauce-colored. The teeth — the few that are there— look like crushed ice kept frozen in a used spittoon.
Adversary becomes advocate
Iraq gains support from unlikely source
July 30, 2000
When Scott Ritter showed up at Iraqi weapons depots in the years after the Gulf War, international crises would brew. Now the former U.N. weapons inspector is back — with a documentary film crew and the government’s blessing.
Political conventions still matter
July 30, 2000
By Carl P. Leubsdorf Dallas Morning News - Washington Bureau Chief Like many Americans, I became hooked on political conventions in the 1950s by listening and watching as first radio and then television captured the color and the drama of the quadrennial political spectaculars.
Mildred Butell
July 30, 2000
People, Faces & Things
July 30, 2000
Corcoran lifts East to victory
July 30, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Journal-World Sports Writer Perry-Lecompton’s Joe Corcoran had 77 rushing yards and two TDs, and Free State’s Jake Lawrence rushed for 78 yards in the East’s 21-13 Shrine Bowl victory.
NL Roundup
July 30, 2000
Who is greatest QB ever?
July 30, 2000
Something like this was attempted in 1994 by a committee composed of media members and league personnel. Their goal was to elect the NFL’s all-time team to coincide with the 75th anniversary of the league.
Montana joins ‘new team’
July 30, 2000
Three of the five inductees Joe Montana, Ronnie Lott and Dave Wilcox played for San Francisco.
Teachers: There’s just no substitute for good wages
July 30, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Journal-World Writer Substitute teachers Clarice Broz and John Swift are from opposite ends of the education universe. She’s a retired teacher and he’s a college student trying to break into teaching. But both were substitute teachers last year in the Lawrence public school district and agree on this: Salaries of subs are too low.
Hells Canyon
Barreling through America’s deepest river gorge
July 30, 2000
A white wall of water smashes against the 40-foot jetboat as it zigzags across the mighty Snake River, sending it careening toward a rock the size of a bus. Go left! The pilot cuts the boat against the rushing current — this time in the other direction. Look right! A giant curl of icy water hits the deck.
KU student lands his ‘Alien Craft’
July 30, 2000
By Jan Biles Journal-World Features-Arts Editor Jiri Lonsky started out wanting to be a molecular biologist. That’s why he packed his bags in 1992 and made the trip from the Czech Republic to study at Kansas State University.
Memory-making moments with Britney
July 30, 2000
By Tina Yates Special to the Journal-World My 8-year-old daughter is a diehard Britney Spears fan, and she has the CDs, Barbie doll, biographical books and T-shirt to prove it. Many times I have walked into her bedroom to find her belting out the words to one of Britney’s songs. That is why, being the good mother that I am, I broke down and purchased tickets to the recent Britney Spears concert at Sandstone Amphitheatre near Bonner Springs.
Union Station experiences rebirth with Science City
It’s an innovation in children’s museums’
July 30, 2000
A cacophony of voices reverberates off the walls of the grand North Waiting Room. Children and adults share enthusiasm for the three-hour adventure that awaits them. But these are not the voices of passengers who boarded hundreds of trains from Kansas City’s palatial Union Station in its prime. The trains that passed by are idle. Many say that when their engines died, so did the station.
Missouri man spearheads drive for slavery museum
July 30, 2000
Iron shackles that once bound his great-grandfather now are conversation pieces on Father Moses Berry’s coffee table. Yellowed old photographs and charcoal portraits of former slaves invite questions about his family history.
Spinning Into Butter’ — ambitious drama about race
July 30, 2000
Sarah Daniels, the dean of students at a picture-perfect New England college, is white, well-meaning and liberal. She also is a closet bigot.
Apes to dominate videos in August
July 30, 2000
The shark ruled last month on DVD; now it’s time for the apes to put the bite on “Jaws.” Twentieth Century Fox certainly isn’t monkeying around with its much-anticipated six-disc set of the “Planet of the Apes” series. It’s including all five films in the series as well as the 1998 documentary “Behind the Planet of the Apes,” hosted by the late Roddy McDowall. It arrives Aug. 15 on DVD and VHS.
Net advances hard to keep up with
July 30, 2000
By Joanne Jacobs San Jose Mercury News Editorial Board Member Traffic’s backed up on the freeway, so you grab your cell phone and call home. First you talk to the air conditioning, telling it to turn on so the place will be cool by the time you arrive.
NFL Training Camps
July 30, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
July 30, 2000
Therapeutic exercise classes offered; DAV auxiliary celebrates golden anniversary; Forest Service honors Haskell Initiative; LMH offers support group for new parents.
Mormon book a surprise hit
July 30, 2000
Krystal Pease thought she had tried everything to fix her 10-year marriage. She and her husband spent six months in counseling. They talked about their problems. And Pease, an active Mormon who lives in Beaverton, Ore., brought home armloads of books from the religious bookstore. Nothing helped.
Nation Briefs
July 30, 2000
Washington, D.C.: Federal subsidies raise farm incomes. Miami: Elian’s defense fund goes to charity. California: Sea Launch puts satellite into orbit.
Presidential library on shaky financial ground
July 30, 2000
Even before the first shovelful of earth is turned, the planned Bill Clinton Presidential Library has become entangled in a dispute that threatens to embarrass city leaders.
Bush tallies Electoral College votes
July 30, 2000
On the eve of the national political party convention, Republican George W. Bush has a fairly large, but not necessarily solid, lead over Democrat Al Gore when it comes to the votes that really matter — the Electoral College.
Graham too ill to address conference
July 30, 2000
Rev. Billy Graham, recovering from brain surgery, was too sick Saturday to deliver opening remarks by satellite TV to a huge, $40 million evangelical conference, the culmination of years of work by his ministry.
Concorde down, but not necessarily out
July 30, 2000
“The Mourning of the Concorde” blared the headline of the French weekly news magazine Le Point’s cover story Friday. “The Concorde, without a doubt, died yesterday,” the widely read Le Figaro daily lamented in its pages Wednesday, a day after the crash that killed 114 people.
Group tends neglected cemeteries
Vermont association works to restore crumbling burial grounds
July 30, 2000
Charlie Marchant can’t bear the sight of a cracked headstone. He’s bothered by monuments that have shifted to one side from the ebb and flow of decades of Vermont winters. And he gets frustrated by towns that pay little attention to their cemeteries.
Goblet of Fire’ burns true
July 30, 2000
For all you Harry fans who have just begun to crack the spine of the massive fourth volume, “Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire,” there is good news. Although 734 pages, the latest of J.K. Rowling’s books about a young wizard at Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardy is as riotous a romp and as quick a read as the first three in the series.
Publishers Weekly Best Sellers 7/30
July 30, 2000
Here are the nation’s best sellers as compiled by Publishers Weekly.
Bird’s plumage has enthusiasts all aflutter
July 30, 2000
By Dave Ranney Journal-World Writer Sightings of the tropical-looking beauty are causing a stir among area bird watchers.
Lost & Found
Travels produce unexpected lessons
July 30, 2000
Many fantasize about leaving behind their daily routines and responsibilities and starting a new life. But Alice Steinbach actually did it, in 1993 when she went to Europe on a yearlong quest to find her former self.
Jeremy Powell
July 30, 2000
City Police Blotter
July 30, 2000
3rd Dist U.S. House of Representatives (R)
July 30, 2000
Phil Kline, Gary Morsch and Greg Musil.
Site lets pilots barnstorm ‘Net
July 30, 2000
Alan Goodnight knows a few things about pilots and airplanes. He knows they like to talk about their airplanes. And he knows they like to use the Internet. Thus his idea for an online aircraft database. Goodnight says surveys indicate 90 percent of pilots use the Internet at least once a week. He wants them to visit PilotsReport.com and share their likes and dislikes about aircraft.
Western wildfires test residents’ resolve
July 30, 2000
Some residents in the rustic mountain village of Kennedy Meadows moved their livestock and left their homes Saturday as smoke and flames from a 37,500-acre blaze filled the sky.
Who’s next for shrine?
Many on Cooperstown bubble
July 30, 2000
Basketball vetrans must bring it on
Chenowith, Gregory, Axtell, Boschee could be difference between good and great
July 30, 2000
Four older guys will determine whether Kansas University has a good, pretty good or great basketball team in 2000-01. Unfortunately, three of KU’s youngest players currently constitute the aorta of the organism when three seniors and a junior should be performing that function.
NFL Preseason Roundup
Atlanta capitalizes on Colts’ mistakes, 20-13
July 30, 2000
Danny Kanell threw for two touchdowns following big mistakes by Indianapolis as the Atlanta Falcons beat the Colts 20-13 Saturday night in both teams’ preseason opener at Indianapolis.
Wireless communication ensnares America
July 30, 2000
By George Gurley Lawrence Resident - Regular Journal-World Columnist Watching someone talking and gesturing in a telephone booth exemplified what John-Paul Sartre meant by “the absurd.”
Roadtrip selections ‘Potter,’ ‘Me Talk Pretty’ make miles fly
July 30, 2000
Audio booksellers usually pine for a new John Grisham, but they certainly haven’t needed a lawyer yarn this year. July 2000 will instead be memorialized in their account as the summer of “Harry” and David.
Swastika not just a fascist symbol
July 30, 2000
Topekan takes win in 50 free
Sunflower Games in full swing
July 30, 2000
By Jason Franchuk Journal-World Sports Writer Kevin Graham endured two false-start delays in the previous heat to win the 15-18 boys’ 50-yard freestyle.
Odds for major legislative achievements dwindling
July 30, 2000
Rather than claiming victories for themselves, the two parties are working hard to deny success to their opponents.
Kansans want to overhaul system of GOP primaries
July 30, 2000
Declaring victory in the Kansas primary seemed a natural thing for George W. Bush’s presidential campaign to do. Bush was the presumed Republican nominee and had endorsements of the state’s GOP establishment.
Sports Briefs
July 30, 2000
Sense for Seniors
July 30, 2000
Motley Fool
July 30, 2000
Horoscopes
July 30, 2000
Wireless communication ensnares Americans
July 30, 2000
By George Gurley Watching someone talking and gesturing in a telephone booth exemplified what John-Paul Sartre meant by “the absurd.”
Fire forces residents of rustic village out of homes
July 30, 2000
Some residents in the rustic mountain village of Kennedy Meadows moved their livestock and left their homes Saturday as smoke and flames from a 49,707-acre blaze filled the sky.
Koreas unite for high-level talks
July 30, 2000
Delegations from North and South Korea hope to keep the momentum of last month’s historic summit growing.
Teen killed in motorcycle crash
July 30, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer A 19-year-old Overbrook man was killed in a two-vehicle accident Friday night east of Ottawa. Jeremy Powell, a passenger on a motorcycle, died instantly after the motorcycle collided head-on with a 1978 Chevy Caprice, Kansas State Trooper Frank Reitmeyer said. The accident occurred at 10:37 p.m. Friday on Kansas Highway 68, 2 miles east of Ottawa.
Alfredsson slips down stretch
Golfer loses lead after three-putting last two holes at Giant Eagle LPGA Classic
July 30, 2000
Se Ri Pak and Michele Redman lead heading into today’s final round.
Kansas waits to catch its wind
July 30, 2000
By Brady McCombs Journal-World Writer Strong winds and open fields provide great potential, but Kansas faces a long road before wind energy becomes part of the energy mix
Garden Briefs
July 30, 2000
Although your arms may look like frogs’ legs while wearing these, Frog Pants are gloves, not pants. Water gardeners will appreciate the long sleeve that reaches past the elbow to keep their arms, hands and clothing dry while they work in wet environments.
Computer file-sharing grows up
July 30, 2000
Napster’s huge success will have lasting effects well beyond the recording industry, cyber experts contend.
Summertime changes priorities, thought patterns
July 30, 2000
By Geneva Overholser Washington Post Writers Group Columnist One of summertime’s charms is the way it tinkers with our ordering mechanisms. What’s important and what’s not, what’s enduring and what’s fleeting, what’s normal and what’s out of the ordinary: Summertime shifts the terms.
GOP delegates get the party rolling in Philadelphia
July 30, 2000
Republicans nailed the final planks into place in George W. Bush’s campaign platform Saturday as delegates flocked to their convention city, determined to launch the Texas governor on his way to the White House.
Numbers issue?
July 30, 2000
Journal-World Editorial There are better ways to address problems in single-family neighborhoods around the Kansas University campus.