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Professor to try to identify bodies
June 21, 2000
The Kansas State University professor said at the least he should be able to find out the women’s age and race.
NL Roundup
June 21, 2000
Traveler cuts across the U.S.
June 21, 2000
An Illinois man is hoping to set a world record by riding his lawn mower clean across the Lower 48 states.
S. Korea scales down war commemoration
June 21, 2000
Sunday marks the 50th anniversary of the outbreak of the Korean War.
Fargo calls emergency in flooding
June 21, 2000
People struggled through flooded streets and homes Tuesday to rescue their belongings after a night of heavy rain left the city looking like a watery maze.
Lakers looking to change
June 21, 2000
Magic Johnson believes the Los Angeles Lakers may be one star short of a dynasty.
Assisted living scrutiny mounts
June 21, 2000
By Dave Ranney Journal-World Writer Increasingly, Kansas is being forced to deal with the sometimes fatal consequences of frail residents in assisted-living centers.
Tiger’s success transcends golf
June 21, 2000
By Acel Moore The Philadelphia Enquirer The family and friends of the Germantown, Pa., home I visited had just finished dinner late Sunday afternoon.
Today in history
June 21, 2000
Sisters leading junior tourney
June 21, 2000
By Robert Sinclair Journal-World Sports Writer Aree and Naree Song Wongluekiet shot 4-under-par 68s to share the first-round lead int he AJGA Girls Junior Championship at Eagle Bend.
Morning recipes are rustic yet flavorful
June 21, 2000
Veggie burgers: That’s using your bean
June 21, 2000
Plan ahead for healthier road trips
June 21, 2000
Hitting the road can put a dent in healthy eating habits, here are some non-fast-food options.
Prices soar ahead of OPEC meeting
June 21, 2000
Prices for domestic oil topped $33 a barrel Tuesday, their highest level since early March.
Williams hits links in Scotland
Jayhawk coach shoots 75 at Turnberry
June 21, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Roy Williams’ 50th birthday present to himself — a golf excursion to Scotland — proved enjoyable, the coach said Tuesday.
AL Roundup
June 21, 2000
Kennedy nephew reportedly admitted role in girl’s death
June 21, 2000
A few years after the 1975 slaying of a neighbor, Michael Skakel claimed he could “get away with murder,” former classmates say.
Senate expands hate-crime laws
June 21, 2000
The bill, which expands coverage to crimes based on sexual orientation and gender, faces an uncertain future in the House.
Pentagon lowers bar for next missile defense test
June 21, 2000
The program could continue even if a test next month fails.
Rainfall eases area’s worries about drought
But storms put wheat harvest on hold
June 21, 2000
By Tom Meagher Journal-World Writer Farmers will need about 10 days of warm, dry weather to finish harvesting a below-average wheat yield.
A different kind of meeting
June 21, 2000
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Moscow Invited in the spring, Fiji was off the list by summer. Pakistan’s coup-makers were anxious about being snubbed and asked not to be considered. Neither Taiwan nor China had a chance. Iran has been uncertain all the way; Saudi Arabia was an early no way. And Russia will be the skunk at the garden party if President Vladimir Putin continues to lock up his media critics.
Biker keeps lifelong promise to adopted girl
June 21, 2000
The father who adopted a girl with cerebral palsy in the 1980s said good bye to her this week.
Anti-abortion group sues U.S. Supreme Court
June 21, 2000
The sidewalk patrols claim their constitutional rights are violated by a prohibition on large signs.
List helps draw line between drinking and alcoholism
June 21, 2000
Horoscopes
June 21, 2000
Scenes set in Branch Davidian trial
June 21, 2000
Grim tales of the deaths of children and federal agents opened the case against the government by former cult members and their families.
House reverses itself on funding for tobacco lawsuit
June 21, 2000
Tuesday’s vote will allow funds from other departments to be shifted to Justice to help pay for prosecution, but the issue isn’t settled yet.
Pool priorities
June 21, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Lawrence has a wonderful new aquatic center that children love. Will increased fees cause many families to use it less?
El Breakfast Grande
Mexican mornings begin light on spice, big on flavor
June 21, 2000
Shake up your morning routine with a south-of-the-border break from the usual.
District looks to cut spending on legal affairs
June 21, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Journal-World Writer Interim Supt. Randy Weseman wants to cut the Lawrence district’s $55,000 annual legal-affairs budget.
Former umpires may come back to major leagues
June 21, 2000
Baseball offers to take back some of the 22 umps who were let go
Children’s hope alive in camp
18 year-old program founded by American Cancer Society
June 21, 2000
Camp Hope, which caters to children who have cancer, is funded mostly through the American Cancer Society and memorial funds.
KU general counsel learning ropes
June 21, 2000
By Erwin Seba Journal-World Writer KU’s newest lawyer said he’s ready to tackle a “wide variety of legal issues.”
Businessman donates $150,000 to Lawrence Arts Center fund
June 21, 2000
By Tom Meagher Journal-World Writer The donation brings the arts center within $800,000 of its goal.
County to mull DCDI pact
June 21, 2000
County won’t restore funds for community corrections
June 21, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Journal-World Writer Commissioners agree to eliminate one employee in community corrections, effective Jan. 1, 2001, because of cuts made in the state budget.
Judge decision on hold
June 21, 2000
Vandals damage friendship garden
June 21, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer The park’s developers say tree damage won’t hamper their efforts.
MLB Briefs
June 21, 2000
Panel likes Spain’s Ronda
June 21, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer After a two-year search, the Lawrence Sister Cities Advisory Board has chosen a third locale to share a sister city relationship with Lawrence.
Dorothy Huntsman
June 21, 2000
Marvin Pearson
June 21, 2000
Arnold Torneden
June 21, 2000
Owen Steele
June 21, 2000
City airport upgrade on line
June 21, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer Commissioners will look into getting a federal grant to help pay for improvements to the airport.
City Briefs
June 21, 2000
Senate bill seeks aquifer protections
June 21, 2000
Sen. Jeff Bingaman, D-N.M., introduced a bill Tuesday to authorize $70 million over the next 20 years for improved farming techniques that he hopes will help preserve the dwindling Ogallala Aquifer.
PETA ‘Unhappy Meals’ scare up controversy
June 21, 2000
The promotion features bloody animals with an anti-slaughterhouse theme.
N. Ireland Protestants threaten violence
June 21, 2000
The Ulster Freedom Fighters, an outlawed group, threatened to respond with deadly force to any attack on Protestant homes.
Religious party, Barak reach political standoff
June 21, 2000
In a game of political poker, Prime Minister Ehud Barak and the Shas party both say they have nothing more to offer.
Indonesian religious violence kills 160
June 21, 2000
Muslim fighters attacked a Christian village, leaving at least 160 people dead, in what Christians said Tuesday was a massacre on a remote island in eastern Indonesia.
U.N. chief meets Hezbollah leader
June 21, 2000
Secretary-General Kofi Annan met with the guerrilla leader to discuss security prospects following the withdrawal of Israeli troops.
Paris Opera House restored
June 21, 2000
The building, constructed during the reign of Napoleon III, has been cleaned of more than a century’s worth of grime.
Experts urge U.N. to assure universal Internet access
June 21, 2000
Technology consultants want the World Wide Web to reach even the remotest corners of the globe.
Execution stayed at last minute
June 21, 2000
With both arms hooked up to intravenous lines, convicted killer Thomas Provenzano won another reprieve Tuesday night when a federal appeals court granted a stay of execution.
Clinton OKs $15 billion in farm aid
June 21, 2000
The bailout points up the failure of the Freedom to Farm Act, USDA Secretary Dan Glickman says.
Time element questioned on missing nuclear disks
June 21, 2000
Investigators are now uncertain how long computer disks containing nuclear secrets were missing from a Los Alamos laboratory vault. The last written record was made right after New Year’s Day as part of the Y2K rollover tests, government sources said Tuesday.
Study tracks vehicle deaths of young drivers, passengers
June 21, 2000
Among 14- and 15-year-olds, 80 percent of fatalities occurred with young, less experienced drivers.
Royals outlast Angels
June 21, 2000
Mike Sweeney had four hits, including a game-tying RBI single in the ninth, and Joe Randa followed with his second RBI single as the Kansas City Royals rallied from three runs down for an 8-6 victory over Anaheim on Tuesday night.
Suspects arrested in deaths of aliens
June 21, 2000
Police arrested a second suspect Tuesday in the deaths of 58 Chinese illegal immigrants. The immigrants were found dead late Sunday at the English port of Dover, apparently suffocated in the back of an unventilated truck on the disastrous final leg of their trip.
Census charts rise in school spending
June 21, 2000
Money allocated to schools nationwide has increased 30 percent from 1991-92 to 1996-97, according to the latest school-finance figures from the Census Bureau, released Tuesday.
WHO puts France 1st in health care
June 21, 2000
The United States spends more per person on health care than any other country, yet in overall quality its care ranks 37th in the world, a World Health Organization analysis says. It concluded that France provides the globe’s best health care.
Lied Center director to head to New York
June 21, 2000
By Jan Biles Journal-World Features-Arts Editor A prominent figure in Lawrence’s arts community has taken a job with a major arts research library in New York City.
South Park joins historic register
The commission also agreed to add two other buildings to the register.
June 21, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Journal-World Writer Site of community gatherings and family strolls, rallying point for Quantrill’s raiders and recess space for schoolchildren, Lawrence’s South Park has long played an important role in the city.
Chouinard returing to baseball
June 21, 2000
Bobby Chouinard has returned to baseball after a six-month absence following an indictment in which he was charged with pointing a gun at his wife’s head.
Finding a coach Pacers’ priority
Indiana might look a lot different next season
June 21, 2000
Isiah Thomas has been mentioned as a candidate to replace Larry Bird as Indiana’s head coach. The Indiana Pacers’ first trip to the NBA Finals might have been their last with the same cast of players. For certain, it was the last with Larry Bird as coach.
KU showcases technology
Topeka fair allows university to mingle with business
June 21, 2000
By Erwin Seba Journal-World Writer KU used technology to show what it can do and will be able to do in the future.
Guild upset at Lakers’ O’Neal
Shaq’s ‘acting’ a no-no, organization says
June 21, 2000
Striking actors’ union cries foul over Shaq’s ‘Going to Disneyland’ ad O’Neal, who led Los Angeles to the NBA championship Monday night, took a moment during the post-game frenzy to shout “I’m going to Disneyland!” for an instant TV commercial that was on the air Tuesday.
Yanks acquire Vizcaino
June 21, 2000
Yankees trade Leyritz to Los Angeles for Vizcaino
WNBA Roundup
June 21, 2000
Prosecutors look to try teen as adult
June 21, 2000
By Joel Mathis Journal-World Writer The case was transferred from juvenile court for a hearing to certify John McGautha as an adult.
NFL hands Evans 1-year suspension
June 21, 2000
The NFL officially suspended Josh Evans of the Tennessee Titans for the 2000 season following a third violation of the league’s substance-abuse policy.
Old Home Town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today.
June 21, 2000
Pollard popular with Kings’ fans
June 21, 2000
By Gary Bedore Journal-World Assistant Sports Editor Ex-Jayhawk Scot Pollard served as guest speaker at Roy Williams’ basketball camp Tuesday. Scot Pollard realizes the NBA is not all about basketball. It’s about business big business.
Rockne memory
June 21, 2000
Daily Ticker
June 21, 2000
Business Briefcase
June 21, 2000
Nasdaq makes return to 4,000 mark
June 21, 2000
The Nasdaq composite index closed above the 4,000 mark Tuesday for first time in more than two months, as investors bought shares of companies expected to post the strongest earnings growth as the economy slows down.
State jobless rate remains steady
June 21, 2000
Employment in Kansas remained stuck in a seasonal holding pattern in May. The jobless rate for the month was 3.2 percent, unchanged from the rate in April, the Department of Human Resources reported Tuesday. Only slight changes surfaced in the number of Kansans holding jobs and the number who could not find work.
Microsoft case sent to high court
June 21, 2000
U.S. District Judge Thomas Penfield Jackson was urged to turn the case over to the Supreme Court because of the high-profile nature of the case and the crucial role technology plays in the economy.
Roadblock doesn’t stop shoppers at new Hy-Vee
June 21, 2000
By Mark Fagan Journal-World Business Editor More than 3,000 shoppers poured into Hy-Vee’s new store during the early hours of its grand opening Tuesday, and all were forced to take the back way.
Wine-tasting event to benefit Cottonwood
June 21, 2000
Salute! A Festival of Wine and Food is back by popular demand in Lawrence.
Bush taking lessons from Clinton
June 21, 2000
By Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn United Features Syndicate If George W. Bush gets elected, he will owe his victory in no small measure to Bill Clinton. No, not Clinton fatigue, but Bush’s splendid imitation of Clinton, circa ‘92. Bush is doing things Clinton did in his winning bid for the White House. Bush is no great intellect, but he has enough street smarts to shamelessly copy what works.
Jayhawks’ LeClair leaving for NDSU
June 21, 2000
By Chuck Woodling Journal-World Sports Editor Andrew LeClair led KU’s football team in tackles last season. LeClair, a 6-foot-6, 245-pound linebacker who led Kansas University’s football team in tackles last season, will transfer to North Dakota State.
Court further splits religious hairs
June 21, 2000
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group And you thought the Supreme Court could not further split repeatedly-split hairs concerning what activities with a religious flavor, however optional or faint, in or around public schools violate the Constitution’s ban on “establishment” of religion. Think again.
Unruly revelers start L.A. melee
June 21, 2000
Two police cars were set on fire and two news vans were damaged or destroyed in Los Angeles following the Lakers’ victory over Indiana for the NBA championship.
Government demands repayment of disaster funds
June 21, 2000
The federal government can recall disaster aid from states and communities if auditors find the funds were not deserved.