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Briefs
November 8, 2000
Roy’s wife speaks out against prosecuting Reports: Gretzky, Quinn to head Canada in 2002 L.A. earns All-Star game
Briefs
November 8, 2000
Chicago sellout streak halted at 610 games Rookie Class of 1998 had contracts extended
McCarney stumps for indoor facility
Likely bowl-bound Iowa State now must use ‘scary’ Lied rec center
November 8, 2000
The cold, cruel wind blowing across campus under leaden skies was a stark reminder of what the Iowa State football program lacks.
Bush draws strong among men, whites; Gore leads among women, minorities
November 8, 2000
George W. Bush got strong backing Tuesday from voters who sought honesty and strong leadership in a candidate, exit polls say, while Al Gore drew solid support from those who wanted experience and understanding of complex issues.
Appeals panel denies Sprewell
Federal appeals court rejects $30 million suit against NBA
November 8, 2000
Calling it a “baseless complaint,” a federal appeals court declined Tuesday to reinstate Latrell Sprewell’s $30 million suit against the NBA and his former team, the Golden State Warriors.
First lady returning to D.C.
November 8, 2000
The Illinois woman who became the Arkansas governor’s wife and then spent the last eight years as an embattled first lady in Washington, D.C., was elected to the U.S. Senate Tuesday from New York, her home of less than a year. In the most closely watched Senate race in the nation, Hillary Rodham Clinton was gaining a victory over her Republican opponent, Rep. Rick Lazio of Long Island.
Strawberry medical records to be kept confidential
November 8, 2000
Rather than expose Darryl Strawberry’s medical and mental health secrets, his lawyer is dropping a legal strategy that argued his client should be treated leniently because of problems not related to drugs.
GOP battles for majority
Results showed Republicans with apparent narrow lead in House
November 8, 2000
Republicans battled for renewed control of the House early today, winning six seats in scattered states but giving two back in New York and Oklahoma. Democrats looked to California for a late surprise. “We’re looking pretty good,” Speaker Dennis Hastert said. On a night extremely kind to incumbents, three Republican lawmakers easily turned aside well-financed Democratic challengers in Kentucky.
Indians have no response for Ramirez
November 8, 2000
The Cleveland Indians appear willing to let Manny Ramirez check out the free agent market for himself.
Devil Rays hire Boggs, McRae as coaches
November 8, 2000
Wade Boggs never set boundaries for himself as a player, and he has no intentions of doing it for others as hitting coach for the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Maddux wins 11th Gold Glove; Griffey streak snapped
November 8, 2000
Greg Maddux not only can throw the ball, he can pick it up, too.
NHL suspends McSorley
Free-agent player can’t compete until after Feb. 20
November 8, 2000
Marty McSorley was suspended through Feb. 20 for hitting Donald Brashear across the head with his stick, the toughest punishment for on-ice violence in NHL history.
Franklin County voters opt for experience
November 8, 2000
By Jim Baker Voters in Franklin County chose candidates with the most experience in races for county clerk and sheriff.
Two of three incumbents win in Jefferson County
November 8, 2000
By Tom Meagher Two of three challenged Jefferson County incumbents retained their seats despite surprising returns for absentee and write-in candidates.
Final Leavenworth count slow in coming
November 8, 2000
Voters in Leavenworth County appeared to be re-electing an incumbent county commissioner as well as favoring a newcomer in Tuesday’s race.
GOP dominates Legislature
November 8, 2000
Democratic Sen. Harry Stephens, appointed two years ago, trailed Tuesday night in his bid for a four-year term in a district dominated by Republicans.
Challenger victorious in Wakarusa
November 8, 2000
Ernest Butell upset incumbent Dwane Schaake for Wakarusa Township trustee Tuesday. By a 20 percent margin Butell rode issues of better roads and road maintenance, insurance coverage for township employees and completion of a new fire station to a 779-504 win.
Baldwin defeats at-large school board elections
November 8, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Voters on Tuesday approved and defeated several major ballot issues in Douglas County and neighboring counties.
Wells gets four more years
November 8, 2000
By Joy Ludwig Incumbent Pat Wells said Tuesday that she was a little surprised about winning a second term as Douglas County treasurer, but knew what likely made the difference. “I kind of suspect it had something to do with the opening of two new satellite offices,” she said.
Sideline
November 8, 2000
Woods rips PGA Tour Chiefs’ coach couldn’t vote Williams in good condition
Voters OK investments of pension fund
November 8, 2000
A constitutional amendment designed to help the state pension fund won approval Tuesday night, but the vote remained close on a proposed amendment that could lead to lower taxes for owners of boats and airplanes.
Voter turnout increases in Douglas County
November 8, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood Area voters started early and kept poll workers busy throughout the day as higher-than-usual numbers of ballots were cast. “From seven to 11 we did not have one minute to breathe,” said Betty Lane, supervising judge at Lawrence’s Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship, 700 Wakarusa Drive.
Findley holds on in 46th
Incumbent turns back spirited challenge from KU law student
November 8, 2000
By Erwin Seba Democratic incumbent Troy Findley overcame a spirited challenge by a second-year Kansas University law student to win a fourth term representing the 46th District in the Kansas House.
Sloan coasts to win
November 8, 2000
By Erwin Seba Republican Tom Sloan scored an easy victory over a Lyndon LaRouche Democrat for a fourth term to the Kansas House of Representatives from the 45th District.
47th District stays Republican with Tafanelli win
Software development manager from Ozawkie wins seat vacated by Joann Flower
November 8, 2000
By Erwin Seba Jefferson and Douglas County voters selected conservative Republican Lee Tafanelli to replace retiring Rep. Joann Flower in the 47th District of the Kansas House of Representatives.
Ballard claims fifth term with win
November 8, 2000
By Erwin Seba Douglas County voters returned Democratic Rep. Barbara Ballard to a fifth term in the 44th District of the Kansas House of Representatives. Ballard, 55, has been the representative for West Lawrence since 1992. She is associate vice chancellor for student affairs at Kansas University.
Senate incumbents survive challenges
November 8, 2000
By Tim Carpenter In area state senate races incumbent Sens. Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, and Robert Tyson, R-Parker, survived challenges Tuesday. Meanwhile, Republican Bob Lyon of Winchester apparently won an open seat in the 3rd Kansas Senate District.
Praeger easily wins re-election to Senate
November 8, 2000
By Tim Carpenter Moderate Republican Sen. Sandy Praeger of Lawrence cruised to victory Tuesday over Democrat Steve Robinson, a Lawrence attorney running for political office for the first time.
Legislature races determine shape of Congress
November 8, 2000
Missouri’s state Senate headed for split control Tuesday with tight races for legislature in Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Vermont and a half-dozen other states. Both parties sought an edge for next year’s redistricting.
Wagnon runs close for BOE
Gamble easily wins in Johnson County
November 8, 2000
Republican Sue Gamble won her Kansas State Board of Education race in the 2nd District on Tuesday, while Democrat incumbent Bill Wagnon was battling to keep his job in the 4th District.
On the record
November 8, 2000
Lawrence Briefs
November 8, 2000
Grammy-winning trumpeter to perform at KU Audubon Society meeting to discuss prairie dogs KU symposium to focus on missionary women Center receives grant from bank
Defendant takes witness stand
Driver accused of manslaughter says other witnesses are wrong
November 8, 2000
By Joel Mathis All the witnesses to a fatal 1998 car crash are mistaken or lying about what they saw, Michael Ingenthron said Tuesday. Ingenthron, 41, is charged in Douglas County District Court with a single count of involuntary manslaughter in the July 17, 1998, death of Huo Quan Ma, a 39-year-old Lawrence man.
National Briefs
November 8, 2000
Landlord forcing abortion doctor out Goodyear denies ‘silent recall’ Boardinghouse fire draws prison term Teen smoking, anxiety disorder linked Mom allegedly locked son in car trunk
Twins divided in 20-hour operation
November 8, 2000
A 3-month-old girl known as Jodie was in critical but stable condition Tuesday, separated from her twin sister Mary, who died as expected from a marathon 20-hour operation that was the subject of a landmark legal case.
Many CBS affiliates move ‘Dr. Laura’ to wee hours
November 8, 2000
CBS stations in some of the nation’s biggest television markets have consigned “Dr. Laura” to the pre-dawn hours, a likely death knell for the troubled talk show. Dr. Laura Schlessinger’s show has struggled for viewers and advertisers since its debut nine weeks ago. It has been the subject of a boycott by gay rights activists.
Pull the plug on telemarketers
November 8, 2000
By Mike Hoeflich KU Law School I have a proposal for the new Legislature when it begins its session next January. Indeed, it is not a proposal, it is a plea, a cry for help. I am under attack. I suspect that many of you are also under attack. The enemy is many and never ceases to press forward.
Old Home Town 25 years ago today
November 8, 2000
TWA shares take off on $298 million offer
November 8, 2000
Shares of Trans World Airlines Inc., one of the 10 largest U.S. airlines, surged more than 50 percent Tuesday after the carrier received a $298 million acquisition offer by Los Angeles-based Global Airlines Corp.
Home work slows
Residential construction trails ‘99 pace
November 8, 2000
By Mark Fagan The pace of home construction in Lawrence continued to slide during October, according to a new report from city hall. City inspectors granted 24 permits last month for construction of new homes fewer than half of the 53 permits granted a year earlier.
Baseball seeks return of high strike
Enforcing strike zone among topics discussed at general managers meetings
November 8, 2000
Baseball vowed Tuesday to bring back the high strike next season.
Tidbits
November 8, 2000
Southern fried Caviar cutbacks Germ of a good idea
White Chili offers spicy, low-fat meal
November 8, 2000
Nutritional values are increasingly prominent in our choices about the food we eat, according to the evidence. That trend is taken into account by the editors of “Betty Crocker’s Cookbook” (IDG Books, $27.50), the ninth edition of this popular treasury of recipes, advice and information.
State heightens war on meth labs
KBI says 600 to be closed this year
November 8, 2000
Kansas stands to receive $2 million to combat the use and production of methamphetamines. Unfortunately, officials said, the need for such drug warfare continues to mount.
Predator case heads for appeal
Prosecutors to ask for confinement
November 8, 2000
Prosecutors are going to court a second time to keep a man committed as a sexual predator even while they prepare to appeal the order for the retrial to the U.S. Supreme Court.
Tiahrt, Moran, Ryun retain House seats
November 8, 2000
Kansas’ congressional Republican incumbents won re-election Tuesday to the U.S. House. In the 4th District, incumbent Todd Tiahrt initially trailed his Democratic opponent, Carlos Nolla, a Wichita attorney and former member of the Kansas Governmental Ethics Commission.
Pearl Tingle
November 8, 2000
Mingos services
November 8, 2000
Randel services
November 8, 2000
Harold Gabriel
November 8, 2000
Sheriff gets arrest warrants in Ottawa beatings
November 8, 2000
By Tom Meagher The Franklin County Attorney’s Office received arrest warrants Monday for two Johnson County men wanted in connection with the home invasion and battery of an elderly Ottawa couple last week.
Voters decide host of state ballot measures
November 8, 2000
Voters in Colorado and Oregon, still shaken by high school shooting rampages, cracked down on gun show patrons Tuesday, approving background checks on all buyers. The Colorado measure was a reaction to the massacre last year at Columbine High School in Littleton, Colo., where students Eric Harris and Dylan Klebold killed 13 people and themselves. A gun show furnished part of their arsenal.
City Commission Briefs
November 8, 2000
City votes to rent space in former mall Bonds to be issued MV Transportation to certify residents
City shuffles downtown parking
November 8, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood From band roadies humping equipment for gigs to people with disabilities needing haircuts, Lawrence city commissioners were asked Tuesday to balance a variety of interests in shuffling the temporary parking spaces downtown.
Missing girl found after 15 years on the run
November 8, 2000
An 18-year-old woman walked into a Nevada sheriff’s department and told officers that she believed she once was called “Fallon,” that she thought she was born in October, and that she may have had a twin brother named Dustin.
U.S.’ Mideast peace negotiator replaced
November 8, 2000
Without waiting for the result of the presidential election, Dennis Ross, the one-time Vietnam war protester who worked as the chief Mideast mediator for both Presidents Bush and Clinton, said he will quit in January.
Israel: Peace means Palestinian state
November 8, 2000
Israel’s prime minister said Tuesday, in the clearest terms yet, that a Mideast peace treaty would produce a “viable Palestinian state” but he would not make concessions to the Palestinians under the threat of violence.
Spurrier, Holtz go head to head
Masters of mind games trying to get into players’ heads
November 8, 2000
They’re masters of motivation, scientists of psychology, and this week Steve Spurrier and Lou Holtz are wrapped up in a delicate mind game as riveting as anything that will happen on the football field.
Four preps to sign KU letters today
Generally speaking, Williams declares class ‘better than average’ for Kansas
November 8, 2000
Four future Kansas University men’s basketball players will sign their national letters of intent today and ship the packets to KU’s hoops office. The players Keith Langford, Michael Lee, Aaron Miles and Wayne Simien make up a pretty decent recruiting class.
Battier, Murphy All-America headliners
Woods, Tinsley, Forte round out Associated Press’ preseason team
November 8, 2000
Shane Battier, a defensive star with an impressive all-around game, and Troy Murphy, the first player to lead the Big East in scoring and rebounding, were the leading vote-getters Tuesday for the Associated Press’ preseason All-America team.
Republicans retain control of Senate
Gap narrows after gains by Democrats
November 8, 2000
Republicans retained their hold on the Senate for two more years Tuesday, though by a narrower margin, as Democrats boasted history-making triumphs by First Lady Hillary Rodham Clinton in New York and a dead governor in Missouri.
Kansas votes solidly GOP again
Republicans hand Bush easy electoral victory in state
November 8, 2000
Kansas stayed true to its reputation as a Republican stronghold Tuesday, with voters of all ages and income groups giving Texas Gov. George W. Bush a solid victory, exit polls showed.
Rangers rally past Oilers
New York overcomes early two-goal deficit to take 4-3 win
November 8, 2000
The New York Rangers probably would have lost this game last season.
Gore’s Election Day push apparently falls shy
November 8, 2000
Vice President Al Gore, exhausted but confident that the presidency was within his grasp, hustled votes to the very last hour Tuesday in a tense struggle for the presidency.
Furcal tapped top rookie
Braves’ shortstop earns National League honors
November 8, 2000
Last April, Rafael Furcal was a surprise pick for the Atlanta Braves’ roster.
Forget parity, mediocrity reigns
Remember the good old days of dominant teams in the NFL?
November 8, 2000
Remember the 1992 Dallas Cowboys? They ranked fourth in total offense and first in total defense. They lost only three times on the way to winning Super Bowl XXVII.
McElhaney, Johnson prevail
GOP candidates win county positions in 2nd, 3rd districts
November 8, 2000
By Kendrick Blackwood and Joy Ludwig In an endorsement of the status quo, voters Tuesday elected Republicans Jere McElhaney and Bob Johnson to the Douglas County Commission. They replace Republicans Dean Nieder and Tom Taul, both of whom declined to seek re-election. “I think the people get excellent commissioners,” Taul said. “I feel real good with Jere and Bob.
Armstrong team probed
U.S. Postal Service cyclists investigated by Paris police
November 8, 2000
Lance Armstrong’s U.S. Postal Service cycling team is under investigation by a prosecutor for possible use of banned drugs during last summer’s Tour de France, judicial sources said. The investigation opened Oct. 18 and was being carried out by the Paris police’s anti-drug squad, said the sources, speaking on condition of anonymity and confirming a story in the Le Monde newspaper on Tuesday.
Kids get into act of voting
Douglas County youth voters give nod to Bush, Moore
November 8, 2000
By Joel Mathis Democracy makes first grade more chaotic. That was one of the lessons learned Tuesday as first-graders at Pinckney School paraded down the hallway, carrying registration cards and raising a ruckus on their way to the Kids Voting ballot box.
Old-fashioned storytelling accented
Braugher enjoys playing character of great depth in ‘Gideon’s Crossing’
November 8, 2000
By the time he retired police detective Frank Pembleton on “Homicide: Life on the Street,” Andre Braugher felt the stories his character could tell were pretty much exhausted.
I am what I am yam, unless I’m a sweet potato
November 8, 2000
Several decades ago when orange flesh sweet potatoes were introduced in the southern United States producers and shippers desired to distinguish them from the more traditional white flesh types.
Region Briefs
November 8, 2000
Burlington - Power plant resumes electric production Kansas City, Mo. - Former Star editor dead at 73 Hutchinson - Kansas United Way agencies feeling pinch Topeka - Kansas forecast is cold, with possible snow Topeka - Red ribbons note patrol’s zero tolerance
World Briefs
November 8, 2000
London - WWII prisoners of war to be compensated Moscow - Sunken submarine recovery mission ends Yugoslavia - Serbian inmates rampage through jails
Jayhawks to play exhibition tonight
Hungarian opponent 0-4 on U.S. trip, including three losses to Big 12 teams
November 8, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University women’s basketball coach Marian Washington doesn’t know much about the Jayhawks’ first outside opponent. What she does know she doesn’t much like.
Parties split governors’ vote
Balance of power changes little in statehouses
November 8, 2000
Republicans and Democrats battled to a standstill in 11 gubernatorial elections across the country Tuesday, with little change anticipated in the balance of power among the nation’s statehouses.
Presidential race hangs in balance because of Florida
November 8, 2000
The presidential race hung dramatically in the balance Tuesday night in large part because of a razor-thin difference between Democrat Al Gore and Republican George W. Bush in the Florida vote.
Al or Dubya: We deserved better
November 8, 2000
By Sandy Grady Philadelphia Daily News It started with The Kiss and ended with an exasperated groan. In between was a dreary, forgettable vacuum. I’m talking about the late, unlamented presidential campaign. Like a lingering case of the flu, the best you can say of the 2000 race is that we’re almost cured.
Housing issue
November 8, 2000
Journal-World Editorial Whatever number of unrelated people the city decides can live in a home in a single-family neighborhood, that limit and other standards for maintenance and noise should be vigorously enforced.
Daughter-in-law should facilitate visits to grandmother
November 8, 2000
Salad mixes roasted vegetables, pecans
Pecans are source of vitamins, minerals and fiber that help the heart
November 8, 2000
Pecans contain the right kind of fat, says Beverly Clayshulte, a New Mexico nutritionist, co-author of a recent study on pecans. She calls their fat “the heart-healthy kind,” and says pecans are also a source of the antioxidant vitamin E and other vitamins, minerals and fiber.
Gourmet Guru
Lawrence chef cooks meals in your home
November 8, 2000
By Jan Biles Cooking is an art and passion for Lawrence chef Ken Levine. “We all have an ego, and cooking is a way for me to have my ego stroked,” Levine says matter-of-factly. “I envy artists. I can’t take a piece of canvas and make a painting, but I can walk into a kitchen and intuitively know what flavors to use.
Raptors rip Celtics
Raptors rip Celtics
November 8, 2000
The Toronto Raptors didn’t have to rely solely on Vince Carter to avenge an embarrassing loss to the Boston Celtics.
Clemson QB scheduled for surgery
November 8, 2000
Clemson quarterback Woody Dantzler will have left ankle surgery after the season.
Briefly
November 8, 2000
Flu vaccinations available today at senior center Kansas University festival to begin with concert tonight Cottonwood to have ribbon-cutting ceremony Cat shot with pellet gun
Republican Rick Trapp wins Douglas County sheriff race
November 8, 2000
By Joel Mathis Rick Trapp is on his way back to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, where he started his career in law enforcement. But now it’ll be as the county’s top cop. Douglas County voters on Tuesday elected Trapp the county’s next sheriff, to succeed the retiring Loren Anderson.
Kansas getting big lift from freshman Duncan
November 8, 2000
By Andrew Hartsock Saturday is the Kansas University football team’s Senior Sendoff day. Last Saturday was KU’s freshman arrival day. Freshmen red-shirt and true accounted for 185 of the Jayhawks’ 266 total yards in a 56-17 loss to Nebraska.
Massive jewel heist thwarted
November 8, 2000
They smashed into the Millennium Dome’s “Money Zone” in an earthmover Tuesday and apparently planned to escape by speedboat along the River Thames with $500 million worth of diamonds and a claim to the world’s biggest jewelry heist.
Time for business to wake up to reality
November 8, 2000
By Robert Reno Los Angeles Times-Washington Post News Service The U.S. business community has, by and large, just finished paying for the most expensive election in history, whether measured in the total cost, in inflation-adjusted terms or in cost-per-vote.
Briefcase
November 8, 2000
Transmeta stock climbs in IPO Americans’ credit use slows in September BP Amoco profits up Presidential election quells trading activity
Catfish and cheese hash takes little time to prepare
November 8, 2000
Farm-raised catfish in the United States is being served in ways varying widely from its traditional role as a Southern fried delicacy. Chefs are using the mild white fish as the basis for recipes with unexpected combinations of flavors and accompaniments which often still take only half an hour or less to prepare.
Short & Sweet
November 8, 2000
California growers are ‘nutty’ about bumper crop Be at home with your range Tailgating: a verb meaning to celebrate, to party
Don’t be afraid to experiment with sweet potatoes
November 8, 2000
One of the highlights of fall menu planning is having a fresh crop of sweet potatoes to work with. Sweet potatoes are a marvelously versatile root, and can be scalloped, made in to a soufflbaked into a pie or simply slathered with butter.
Memorable moments from the trail
November 8, 2000
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group Thanks for the memories … For me, the 2000 presidential campaign begins in the spring of 1999, riding around New Hampshire in a minivan with John McCain, then an unheralded Arizona maverick with exactly one New Hampshire supporter, former Sen. Warren Rudman.
Daily Ticker
November 8, 2000
News Briefs
November 8, 2000
Father passes lie detector Dead hikers found on lava flow Judge shuts down voyeur dorm Computer hacker sentenced E. coli found at petting zoo
Narrow victory means no clear mandate for Bush
November 8, 2000
At the end of a long night, Texas Gov. George W. Bush snatched victory from Vice President Gore by tapping Americans’ desire to make presidential scandals and partisan bickering a thing of the past.
People, faces & things
November 8, 2000
Another Seinfeld Kennedy’s ex pleads to DWI Oprah sued by ‘victims’ Fergie and the orphans Spike’s take on race
Dead man elected in Missouri senate race
November 8, 2000
Missourians elected a dead man to the Senate on Tuesday, choosing Gov. Mel Carnahan who died three weeks ago in a plane crash over Republican incumbent John Ashcroft. Carnahan’s widow had agreed to take her husband’s place.
On election night, the networks, newspapers called election too soon
November 8, 2000
TV networks declared George W. Bush the president-elect, then took it back during a bizarre night of election coverage that left everyone, including newscasters, flabbergasted.
Bush claims cautious victory as nation awaits a winner
November 8, 2000
(Updated 1:45 p.m. CST) Texas Gov. George W. Bush claimed cautious victory Wednesday in the unresolved presidential race. The outcome of his race with Democrat Al Gore hung on Florida and the uncertain fate of its 25 electoral votes.
Even before win, Bush self-confident
November 8, 2000
After a 17-month odyssey, hundreds of hotel rooms and thousands of miles, George W. Bush was still waiting late Tuesday to learn whether he would be moving to the White House or staying in Texas.
Voters choose Moore
3rd District incumbent fends off GOP challenge
November 8, 2000
By Dave Ranney and Mike Belt U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore is headed back to Washington. The Democrat, a former Johnson County district attorney, won re-election to the 3rd District Tuesday, defeating GOP challenger Phill Kline.
Outcome in limbo
Florida keeps nation waiting
November 8, 2000
Vice President Al Gore and Texas Gov. George W. Bush carried on an extraordinary struggle for the presidency through a long night of vote counting Tuesday, with the outcome waiting for Florida’s 25 electoral votes to go firmly into one column or the other.
Bush cautiously claims victory, Florida recount proceeds
November 8, 2000
(Updated 6:10 p.m. Wednesday) In an election for the history books, George W. Bush cautiously declared victory in the presidential race Wednesday even as Al Gore portrayed the outcome as uncertain and said Florida’s crucial recount should be conducted “without any rush to judgment.”
Injury will force Axtell to miss tournament
November 8, 2000
By Gary Bedore Kansas University senior guard-forward Luke Axtell will miss the entire Coaches Vs. Cancer Classic because of a left ankle sprain. Axtell, a 6-foot-10, 220-pounder from Austin, Texas, sprained the ankle at practice on Tuesday and didn’t make the trip to New York Tuesday night.
Clean air standards debated
High court hears industry case against EPA regulations
November 8, 2000
In one of the most important environmental cases in years, the U.S. Supreme Court weighed arguments Tuesday over the legality of the nation’s smog and soot standards.
Wrong memorial
November 8, 2000
Pets.com poised for shutdown
Online retailer’s shares fall 66 percent
November 8, 2000
Online pet products store Pets.com Inc. said Tuesday it would close down, selling off its assets including the Sock Puppet icon featured in its TV commercials and laying off 255 of its 320 employees.
Horoscopes
November 8, 2000