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Bowdens to battle for ACC crown
It will be father against son in today’s Clemson-Florida State showdown
November 4, 2000
If the idea of a father coaching against his son seems awkward, consider the scene in a handful of living rooms scattered across the South last winter.
Tenuous Mideast cease-fire holds
November 4, 2000
Israeli and Palestinian leaders tried to set aside their differences Friday and called for restraint in the most determined attempt yet to end five weeks of bloodshed.
Strawberry: ‘Life not worth living’
Former All-Star gives up on chemotherapy, faces jail time after violating house arrest
November 4, 2000
New York Yankees slugger Darryl Strawberry, under double assault from drug addiction and colon cancer, stood in shackles before a judge Friday and matter-of-factly said he wanted to die.
Oester stunned by Reds’ decision
Cincinnati native spent 17 years with hometown team as player, coach
November 4, 2000
In 24 hours, Ron Oester went from elation to shock. One day after the Cincinnati Reds congratulated him on being their next manager, the third base coach found out in a telephone call from a team spokesman that someone else got the job.
Bush, Gore spar
Arrest creates stir; Gore denies ‘trick’
November 4, 2000
George W. Bush and Al Gore swapped accusations Friday about military readiness and Social Security, but their closely fought presidential race was thrown into commotion by the Texas governor’s 1976 drunken-driving arrest and his belated response.
Everything at stake for Miami, Hokies
November 4, 2000
Having coached in two national championship games and two Super Bowls, Butch Davis has plenty of experience in big games.
Green keeps streak alive in Miami
November 4, 2000
A.C. Green was all set to see his consecutive games streak end at 1,110. All of a sudden, though, the phone rang and Pat Riley was on the other line. By Wednesday night, he was wearing the uniform of the Miami Heat and playing in consecutive game No. 1,111.
KU-BU volleyball
November 4, 2000
Kansas University’s volleyball team, fresh from a win over Iowa State, will meet Baylor at 2 p.m. today at the Horejsi Center.
Bishops urge Kansas Catholics to ‘stand for life’
Pastoral statement raises abortion as issue in 3rd Congressional District race
November 4, 2000
The state’s four Roman Catholic bishops said Friday that church members have a moral obligation to support candidates who oppose abortion.
Saturday Column
Election campaigns strike negative chord with many voters
November 4, 2000
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Perhaps it happens every four years, just before the general election, but it seems more people are turned off or fed up with politics this year than in any recent presidential election year.
Political forum one-sided
Kline makes area rounds; Moore in Washington
November 4, 2000
By Mike Belt Republican congressional candidate Phill Kline continued to rail against big government and push for local decision-making and tax cuts Friday during a Lawrence appearance. He had the stage to himself as he spoke to Lawrence Chamber of Commerce members during a breakfast at the Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.
Hollywood delves into the presidency
Fascination with White House reflected in flicks’ depiction of first families
November 4, 2000
Harrison Ford and Bill Pullman played him as an action hero. Jack Nicholson depicted him as a sniveling Martian appeaser. Michael Douglas portrayed him as the world’s most powerful boyfriend.
Society Calendar
November 4, 2000
Gates-Anderson
November 4, 2000
NFL Briefs
November 4, 2000
George’s family OK; now it’s time to play Schlereth questionable for game with Jets Seattle’s Watters seems healthy enough to start NFL fines Brackens for hit on Aikman Brodie’s wife ‘optimistic’ Chargers toe fake turf at JC
Nader needs a reality check
November 4, 2000
By Robert Reno Newsday In 1948, the Socialist Party leader Norman Mattoon Thomas derisively dismissed third-party presidential candidate Henry A. Wallace as someone who imagined himself “one of the most high-minded men who ever lived.”
Jayhawks lament loss
KU saddened, emboldened by narrow defeat to NU in ‘99
November 4, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University quarterback Dylen Smith has watched tape of last year’s Kansas-Nebraska football game countless times. But he can only watch so much.
Asteroid may be headed for Earth
Experts say object has 1-in-500 chance of striking in 2030
November 4, 2000
Astronomers announced Friday they have spotted an object speeding through space that has a 1-in-500 chance of colliding with Earth on Sept. 21, 2030. Experts stressed that current calculations indicate the object will miss Earth by 3.8 million miles, but there’s still enough uncertainty about the estimates to make an impact possible.
News Briefs
November 4, 2000
California: Lesbian named ‘head of household’ Colorado: Rogue prison guards indicted Philadelphia: Defendant, 13, faces adult trial Washington, D.C.: Reagan’s HUD chief dies Minneapolis: Fake HIV reports mailed
Military News
November 4, 2000
Army Spec. Vernon D. Bell, son of Loyce and Doris A. Bell, Lawrence, played an integral part in the Army’s joint contingency force advanced warfighting experiment conducted in September.
Unlikely birdie gives boost to Duval
Woods, Perry trail by one stroke after two rounds of Tour Championship
November 4, 2000
David Duval was right where he wanted to be healthy, leading the Tour Championship and primed for another matchup with Tiger Woods.
Horoscopes
November 4, 2000
Ailstock services
November 4, 2000
KU, KSU to row today
November 4, 2000
Rowers from Kansas and Kansas State will battle for the Sunflower Showdown Trophy this morning on the Kansas River. The first race will begin at 10 a.m. at Burcham Park. The Varsity Eights will conclude the event at 11:45 a.m.
Business Briefcase
November 4, 2000
Filings offer information in co-op bankruptcy Television: Viacom to buy BET Holdings Acquisition: Quaker rejects offer from PepsiCo Ruling: Judge opens competition on casket sales
People, Faces & Things
November 4, 2000
Recreation Calendar
November 4, 2000
Jurgens-Salsbury
November 4, 2000
Baker faces tough test at MANU
November 4, 2000
It will be out of the frying pan and into the fire today for Baker University’s football team. Last Saturday, the Wildcats had to face unbeaten Benedictine. Today it’s once-beaten MidAmerica Nazarene.
Bush owes thank-you to DeLay
November 4, 2000
By Mark Shields Creators Syndicate Among those with whom he worked or simply met, President George Bush has been renowned throughout his life for his habit of regularly sending thoughtful, if scribbled, thank-you notes.
Alexander soaring for KC
Chiefs’ new offense suits standout wide receiver
November 4, 2000
Among NFL scouts, “RATC” is a very common term, applied mostly to wide receivers and tight ends.
Well being
November 4, 2000
Getting in touch with your inner child? A recent Yankelovich Monitor survey found that 37 percent of respondents long “to go places that are so different from my daily experience that they feel like make-believe.”
Ward services
November 4, 2000
LHS squad, Firebird to compete at state
Gymnastics meet today at SM North
November 4, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Lawrence High, coming off one of its top performances of the season, will compete at the state gymnastics meet today at Shawnee Mission North.
Russian oil company buys Getty
November 4, 2000
Russia’s largest oil company, formed from three communist-era enterprises, agreed Friday to buy a remnant of J. Paul Getty’s oil empire, the Getty chain of gasoline stations, for $71 million.
NHL Roundup
Lightning strikes Islanders in OT
November 4, 2000
The New York Islanders’ longest unbeaten streak in five years came to a stunning halt.
Mother/caregiver offers tips to friends who want to help
November 4, 2000
Nation Briefs
November 4, 2000
WASHINGTON, D.C.: License plate slogan demands voting rights PHILADELPHIA: Gene therapy death lawsuit settled Maryland: Police brutality victim compensated
Nation Briefs
November 4, 2000
Denver: Teen convicted of teacher’s murder New Jersey: Charges possible in racial profiling Mississippi: Poultry plant fined for fouling the water
Win some, lose some
November 4, 2000
Today was a busy day for Kansas University Sports. The men’s basketball team whipped Emporia State, 120-51. The football team got a similar treatment at the hands of Nebraska, 56-17. The Jayhawks beat Kansas State in rowing, and the volleyball team beat Baylor. Finally, the men’s and women’s swimming teams were in action against Missouri, and women’s tennis was wrapping up Regional Championship play. Whew!
Americans eating more meatless meals
November 4, 2000
By Kim Hall Meat: It’s not what’s for dinner in many American households. More than 12 million Americans are vegetarians, and the trend toward eating a meat-free diet is on the rise.
Hornets eager to face Jayhawks
ESU coach praises Williams for scheduling two small in-state opponents
November 4, 2000
By Gary Bedore Tonight’s college basketball exhibition game between Kansas and Emporia State is not all about competition. It’s about money, too. NCAA Div. II E-State will take home a $25,000 guarantee check for playing the Div. I Jayhawks, and you better believe the in-state school will put the dollars to good use.
Indians eliminate LHS
SM North capitalizes on Lions’ mistakes in state quarterfinals
November 4, 2000
By Steve Rottinghaus Pass-happy Shawnee Mission North left Lawrence High frowning with its surprisingly successful ground game on Friday night at SM North District Stadium. SM North quarterback John Martin, who threw for more than 2,000 yards in the regular season, struggled against the Lions in the state football quarterfinals. Brad Fayard, though, picked up the slack, rushing for 220 yards and two touchdowns to lead the fourth-ranked Indians to a 14-6 victory over Lawrence in the Class 6A state quarterfinals.
Forget about college football playoff
Pressure isn’t being applied for change of format to determine top team in country
November 4, 2000
For years, many of us have preached loudly from a print pulpit, delivering a constant message of honor, justice and having a whole lotta fun. The common folk are hearing the sermon, and agreeing with it in large numbers, so sayeth every sea-to-sea poll ever taken on the subject.
Rutgers boots Shea
Coach has 11-41 record at Jersey school
November 4, 2000
Terry Shea of Rutgers will resign at the end of the season after failing to put together a winning program in five years at the school.
On The Record
November 4, 2000
Area Briefs
November 4, 2000
Hospitalized Ottawa couple improving after beating Flu vaccinations available Campus bus system free on Tuesday Nursery school to have arts and crafts fair Arizona senator to appear for Kline Council Grove to have annual Candlelight Charm
Accidents hospitalize half dozen
November 4, 2000
By Tom Meagher Two injury accidents sent six Lawrence residents to area hospitals Friday. At 7:47 a.m. Friday, a collision between a car and a backhoe on Kansas Highway 10 resulted in a Lawrence man being flown to an Overland Park hospital for treatment. At 2:35 p.m., a two-car accident at the intersection of 25th and Iowa streets injured five.
Mock election puts Bush in White House
Texas governor, Dennis Moore win hearts of voters in Free State High School’s pretend election
November 4, 2000
By Tim Carpenter George W. Bush will be president and Dennis Moore will stay in Congress, if voters mimic Free State High School students. Republican Bush won a mock election at Free State because Ralph Nader drained support from Al Gore.
Modest voter turnout expected in state
Tight key races make outlook for Douglas County more optimistic
November 4, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Despite a presidential race that appears headed toward a photo-finish, the state’s top election official is predicting only a modest increase in Kansas voter turnout Tuesday. In Douglas County, where there are lively races and a neck-and-neck congressional contest, the forecast is slightly rosier.
Beurman services
November 4, 2000
Jimmie Spainhower
November 4, 2000
Richard Wright
November 4, 2000
Elizabeth Hoffhines
November 4, 2000
Roberts supports renovations at Perry Lake
Senator pledges to pursue funding to modernize facilities at Rock Creek Park
November 4, 2000
By Erwin Seba U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts promised support for $1.55 million in renovations to modernize Rock Creek Park on the Perry Lake’s southwest side.
USS Cole crew comes home
November 4, 2000
John Washak heard his wife scream when he stepped off the plane carrying most of the survivors of the suspected terrorist attack on the USS Cole in Yemen.
Buffs hope to stay out of Big 12 basement
November 4, 2000
Ten years ago, Colorado needed five downs to beat Missouri on its way to a national title in a game that became lore in two states.
Tech QB eager for another shot at UT
November 4, 2000
For Texas Tech quarterback Kliff Kingsbury, his first game against Texas was a baptism by fire. The Longhorns knocked senior Rob Peters out with a concussion just three minutes into last year’s game, pressing the freshman quarterback into action. And Texas didn’t back off against the young backup.
Stability predicted for state budget
November 4, 2000
The people who tell the state how much money it should have to spend don’t see much significant change coming in the Kansas economy.
Emporia editor takes KPA post
Newspaperman is LHS, KU graduate
November 4, 2000
The executive editor of The Emporia Gazette, who served a year as president of the Kansas Press Assn., will be the organization’s next executive director.
Briefly
November 4, 2000
Brush with history Kansas University Fired professor pursues suit
Appeal brings defining moment
Conviction overturned based on improper interpretation of word
November 4, 2000
By Joel Mathis A man accused of using his baby as a human shield from police will get a new trial because of a judge’s “clearly erroneous” jury instructions, the Kansas Court of Appeals ruled Friday.
Contract will finish computer quest
November 4, 2000
By Tim Carpenter The Lawrence school board is expected to approve a $223,000 contract Monday to meet a goal of putting a computer on every teacher’s desk. Board members will be asked to authorize purchase of 200 Microtech computers at $1,115 each for installation in Broken Arrow, Cordley, Deerfield, Grant, New York, Riverside, Wakarusa and Woodlawn schools.
Crashed jet used wrong runway
November 4, 2000
The pilot of Singapore Airlines flight SQ 006 uttered an expletive and the words, “something there!” less than a minute after the jumbo jet started accelerating Tuesday night down a runway at Chiang Kai-shek International Airport that had been closed for repairs.
Student loan rules tightened on death, disability paybacks
November 4, 2000
In a crackdown on borrowers who falsely claim death or disability to get out of repaying college loans, the Education Department will require stronger proof of these misfortunes from families, schools or lenders.
Report tracks police misconduct
November 4, 2000
Police misconduct remains an “incessant” problem in the United States, and the failure to wipe out abuse and brutality requires wholesale changes, such as giving citizens the right to sue renegade departments, the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights concluded Friday.
Celtic music’s Kornog revisits past with CD, tour
November 4, 2000
As reunion CDs and tours go, the members of Kornog coming back together after 13 years is not exactly world-shaking news.
Around and about
November 4, 2000
Club Notes
November 4, 2000
Arbitrator rules for Rogers
Clippers ordered to pay player $716,464 for improper fines
November 4, 2000
The Los Angeles Clippers owe Rodney Rogers $716,464 they improperly fined their former forward for being overweight.
McLouth Honor Roll
November 4, 2000
McLouth Middle School has released its first quarter honor roll.
Scouting News
November 4, 2000
Boy Scout Troop 62, chartered to the Linwood Lions Club, had its “Wilderness Survival Merit Badge Camp Out” Oct. 27-29. The Scouts slept in shelters that they made and were only allowed to bring a small amount of food with them. They were allowed to have fishing line, sinker and hooks, and there was a pond available for fishing.
Toni and John S. Adams
November 4, 2000
Thalmann-Lewis
November 4, 2000
Hogan-Conard
November 4, 2000
Schmierer-Knust
November 4, 2000
NBA Roundup
Pierce pockets 30
November 4, 2000
Even after erasing a 21-point deficit, the Boston Celtics knew their night wasn’t over. They still had to stop Vince Carter, who had a chance to tie the game in the final seconds.
Daily Ticker
November 4, 2000
Warner being helpful while hurt
NFL’s reigning MVP aiding replacement Green while recovering from broken finger
November 4, 2000
The NFL’s MVP is doing his best to stay involved with the St. Louis Rams while recovering from a broken finger.
Fightin’ Indians play host to top-ranked Rangers
Northwestern Oklahoma State aiming for 27th straight victory
November 4, 2000
By Chuck Woodling All David needed was a rock and a slingshot to slay Goliath. David did not, however, have to play football against Northwestern Oklahoma State, the defending NAIA champion and owner of the nation’s longest college football unbeaten streak at 26.
Golf Briefs
November 4, 2000
Lowery holds lead at SFB Classic Hetherington, Gustafson tied for Mizuno lead Fulke holds off big names in Volvo
Canizares vaults into STC lead
November 4, 2000
Allen Doyle said his five-stroke lead in the Senior Tour Championship wouldn’t last. Jose Maria Canizares took only six holes Friday to prove Doyle right.
Old Home Town - 25 and 100 years ago today
November 4, 2000
Program needed
November 4, 2000
Gore’s vacuum created Nader
November 4, 2000
By Sandy Grady Philadelphia Daily News. Listening to bleats of terrified Democrats, you’d think Ralph Nader were some terrible force of nature maybe like the meteorite that crashed into earth a zillion years ago and wiped out the dinosaurs.
Cleanup effort
November 4, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Pleasant streets and sidewalks are an important asset for Lawrence’s downtown. There may be no single factor more important to the vitality of Lawrence’s downtown than to make sure streets and sidewalks in the area are clean and well-maintained.
Scary costumes
November 4, 2000
Sprint says it won’t follow rivals into separation
Westwood-based Telecommunications provider warns of lower earnings
November 4, 2000
Sprint Corp., trying to distinguish itself from ailing rivals AT&T Corp. and WorldCom Inc., said Friday it would not follow their lead and jettison its consumer long-distance business into a separate company with a separate stock.
Farmland stuck with unsold seed
Wheat growers leave company with 200,000 bushels of new variety
November 4, 2000
Farmland Industries has been stuck with the majority of its 200,000 bushels of hard white winter wheat seed, as Kansas farmers spurned its incentive program to switch from traditional red varieties during this unseasonably dry fall planting.
Labor pains continue
National, Lawrence retailers scrambling for holiday help
November 4, 2000
By Mark Fagan A Lawrence fast-food restaurant couldn’t keep up with a tightening labor market, another indication that workers could be scarce for retailers looking for help this holiday season.
Driving habits
November 4, 2000
Old and bold
Lawrence resident takes aim at aging myths
November 4, 2000
By Jim Baker Aging is not a dirty word to Monteen Lucas. She’s spent a lifetime studying how people grow old, and it’s her passion to transform that inevitable process into one of risk-taking and discovery, not stagnation.
Cincinnati picks Boone
Former Royals skipper gets second chance
November 4, 2000
A muddled search for a manager gave Bob Boone another chance to do what he loves best: run a major-league team. Cincinnati introduced Boone as its new manager Friday after two other candidates Yankees third base coach Willie Randolph and their own Ron Oester balked at below-market offers.
Congress recesses until after elections
November 4, 2000
The House left for the campaign trail Friday after laying aside partisan animosity for a moment and passing an Everglades restoration bill that both sides hailed as a testimony to what can be achieved when they work together.
Generals acquitted of murder
November 4, 2000
Two generals from El Salvador, retired more than a decade in Florida, were not responsible for the murders of four American churchwomen in that country 20 years ago, a civil jury found Friday in federal court.
Baseball Briefs
November 4, 2000
Ramirez asking Indians for record contract Blue Jays hire coaches Rodriguez not planning on signing with Yankees Former big league ump charged for bad checks Mets sign Harris Yankees fire Chambliss Delgado is players’ choice for top player
Youth serving OU well
Underclassmen playing big role in Sooners’ resurgence
November 4, 2000
It was early in the fourth quarter and Nebraska, trailing 31-14 and badly in need of a touchdown, had driven to Oklahoma’s 23-yard line.
Cyclones aiming to upend Wildcats
ISU, KSU headed in opposite directions entering today’s game in Manhattan
November 4, 2000
A few intriguing answers to some interesting questions may be provided today at Kansas State. Does Iowa State deserve an attractive bowl? Or are these resurgent Cyclones merely a mirage? Is Kansas State in a three-game slump? Or did its creampuff non-conference schedule simply cause the Wildcats to be wildly overrated?
Nebraska vows to avoid ‘landslide’ against KU
November 4, 2000
Last season, Nebraska lost for the first time and came out sulking the following week against Kansas. It nearly cost the Cornhuskers their 30-game winning streak against the Jayhawks, having to rally from a 9-0 halftime deficit to eventually win 24-17.