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Indiana man with gun shot outside White House
February 7, 2001
(Updated Wednesday at 1:15 p.m.) A man brandishing a gun outside the White House fence was shot by a Secret Service officer Wednesday after a 10-minute standoff, officials said. The episode triggered a tight security clampdown.
Nation briefs
February 7, 2001
250 people request to see McVeigh die More deaths attributed to Firestone tires
CITY COMMISSION BRIEFS
February 7, 2001
Nature area to honor developer’s wife
City commission briefs
February 7, 2001
Nature area to honor developer’s wife Tax proposal put on back burner Changes afoot near business park
Celebrating poetry
Woodlawn students’ poems reflect their worlds
February 7, 2001
Snoring mars many marriages, but help is available
February 7, 2001
Daily ticker
February 7, 2001
FCC chief touts deregulation
Powell says Telecommunications Act needed for competition
February 7, 2001
Untangling companies from government regulation is key to boosting competition, the nation’s top communications official said Tuesday. Michael Powell, incoming chairman of the Federal Communications Commission, distinguished himself from previous Democratic leaders who had warned against the perils of setting companies loose from regulation before competition had evolved fully in their markets.
Quick Chinese dish mixes tomatoes, beefv
February 7, 2001
Chinese cooks have often had to use tougher cuts of beef and have developed clever techniques and quick cooking methods to make them more palatable, Martin Yan explains in “Chinese Cooking for Dummies,” (Hungry Minds, $19.99 paperback).
Short and sweet
February 7, 2001
Kansan’s SPAM cupcakes take the cake ‘Bowling’ along
A dessert that would please even Elvis
Whimsical cookbook author concocts heart-shaped banana delight
February 7, 2001
You can send candy, you can go out to dinner with your Valentine’s date, or you can stay in and make a romantic, homemade dessert. Here’s a quickly prepared recipe with a playful name, Hunka Hunka Love, that reflects the whimsical attitude of its creator, Bob Blumer, author of “Off the Eaten Path” (Ballantine Books, $20 paperback).v
Chocolate tart sure to win Valentine’s heart
February 7, 2001
By Gwyn Mellinger Hey, Valentines and Valentine wannabes. You’ve got one week to figure out how to make an impression, and I’m here to help. I’m somewhat obligated to endorse the adage that the way to that certain someone’s heart is through his or her stomach, and my own personal experience shows that chocolate is a pretty fool-safe means to that end
Sweets for the sweet
Chocolate cheesecake is an easy treat to make
February 7, 2001
Chocolate is the star of many a Valentine’s treat, and it lends its always popular flavor to this sweetheart of a dessert. The chocolate cheesecake can be topped with plain or chocolate-covered strawberries, whipped cream or other fancy inspiration of your choice. Remember, excess is never out of place on this holiday.
Senate panels study water standards
February 7, 2001
Two Senate committees are working on responses to proposed federal water quality standards that some legislators say make little sense.
Funding formula status quo predicted
February 7, 2001
Legislators aren’t likely to rewrite the formula for distributing state funds to public schools this session, a key House member said Tuesday.
Lemieux, Jagr to play in Olympics
February 7, 2001
Mario Lemieux is set for the 2002 Olympics. So is Jaromir Jagr. Still undecided is Pittsburgh Penguins coach Ivan Hlinka, who coached the Czech Republic to a surprise gold medal in the first Olympics with NHL players.
Free State girls pound Highland Park, 53-11
February 7, 2001
Free State High senior center Joyia Chadwick scored 18 points, snatched 16 rebounds, blocked two shots and had three steals to boost the Firebirds to a 53-11 girls basketball victory over Topeka Highland Park on Tuesday night.
City delays appointments to development board
February 7, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners delayed approving appointments to an economic development board Tuesday because of concerns about the range of representation on the body.
NBA Briefs
February 7, 2001
Bulls’ coach fined, suspended Rockets’ Olajuwon says he wants to stay O’Neal won’t play in All-Star game
Charles Marsh
February 7, 2001
Wallace Piper
February 7, 2001
Julia Bork
February 7, 2001
Pricey homes hit middle class hard
February 7, 2001
By Joy Ludwig The nation’s middle class is increasingly unable to find decent, affordable homes in the communities where they work. According to the Census Bureau’s 1999 American Housing Survey, the number of middle-income families facing a critical housing need rose by 38 percent between 1997 and 1999. Middle-income families are those earning between 50 and 120 percent of the median income.
On the record
February 7, 2001
Bucks sting Kings
Milwaukee repels rally for 112-109 victory
February 7, 2001
Ray Allen’s heart sank as Sacramento’s sharpshooter pulled up for a wide-open three-pointer at the buzzer that would erase the final scraps of Milwaukee’s 16-point fourth-quarter lead.
Researchers show off inventions at Statehouse
February 7, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Dozens of college scientists, including some from Kansas University, showed off their “toys” Tuesday at the Statehouse as part of a display of how federal research dollars are being used. The EPSCoR program is a National Science Foundation initiative established to help states get federal research and development funding. EPSCoR stands for Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research.
Titans hire Cunningham
Former Chiefs’ head coach to work with linebackers
February 7, 2001
The Tennessee Titans hired former Kansas City coach Gunther Cunningham as assistant head coach and linebackers coach Tuesday.
Congress warned of deficits
February 7, 2001
Congress should balance demands for a broad tax cut with skyrocketing Social Security and Medicare costs that could throw the federal budget into deficit by 2019, the federal government’s top accountant said Tuesday.
Johnny Wagner
February 7, 2001
AIDS education campaign aims to trim HIV infections
February 7, 2001
A government campaign intended to “break the back” of the AIDS epidemic will try to cut the number of new infections in half by 2005, largely by identifying Americans who carry HIV but do not know it.
Former aide describes link to terrorist
February 7, 2001
In an unprecedented move, a former close aide to Osama bin Laden on Tuesday diagrammed the inner workings of the Saudi millionaire’s global terrorism network and deciphered the motives behind the extremist’s relentless and deadly campaign to decapitate the “snake” he called America.
McCarten services
February 7, 2001
Sharon wins landslide in Israeli election
February 7, 2001
Ariel Sharon, the tough-talking former general dubbed “The Bulldozer,” lived up to his nickname Tuesday with a landslide victory over Ehud Barak, the prime minister whose peace hopes were dashed by some of the worst Israeli-Palestinian bloodletting in decades.
Postal Service may deliver another rate hike
Increase that went into effect in January not enough to stem massive losses, board of governors told
February 7, 2001
Just a month after higher stamp prices took effect the U.S. Postal Service, facing massive losses, is considering another rate boost that could result in higher prices early next year.
Waco prosecutor admits withholding evidence
February 7, 2001
A former federal prosecutor pleaded guilty Tuesday to interfering with the post-Waco investigation by withholding information about the FBI’s use of pyrotechnic gas canisters on the day of the deadly 1993 inferno.
Three’s company renters can keep
February 7, 2001
By Joel Mathis Two to three. No, that’s not another split vote on the Lawrence City Commission. Instead, that’s the compromise commissioners decided to make Tuesday night, increasing the maximum number of unrelated people they’ll allow to live in single-family zoned homes under a new ordinance.
Faith-based plan may land in court
February 7, 2001
By Jack Anderson and Douglas Cohn United Feature Syndicate Religious faith helped George W. Bush turn his life around. During a debate last year, he cited Jesus Christ as his favorite philosopher.
Gephardt faces big decision
February 7, 2001
By Carl P. Leubsdorf Dallas Morning News George W. Bush barely is two weeks into his presidency, and some Democrats already are starting to think of challenging him in 2004.
Electoral College
February 7, 2001
U.S. economy has an image problem
February 7, 2001
By Robert Reno Newsday Consumer confidence has sagged miserably, according to the Conference Board’s widely watched and widely respected monthly survey released last week.
Barak left important legacy
February 7, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group As Israel’s crushing rejection of Ehud Barak became evident in exit polls Tuesday, a judgment made by the Arab-American scholar Fuad Ajami years ago floated to mind: People in the Middle East “love the troubles they know. It is easier that way.”
Cowboys fly to NU
OSU makes first road trip since fatal crash returning from CU
February 7, 2001
One day after an emotional win in Oklahoma State’s first game since a plane crash killed 10 people, the Cowboys had to board a plane again Tuesday. Oklahoma State made its first road trip since the Jan. 27 crash that killed two players and eight other members of the traveling party.
Texas A&M downs Baylor to snap 9-game Big 12 skid
February 7, 2001
Nick Anderson scored 14 points to lead Texas A&M to a 73-69 victory over Baylor on Tuesday night. Texas A&M (7-15, 1-9 Big 12) shot 47 percent for the second straight game to win its first Big 12 game, ending a nine-game skid.
Affordable housing hard to find
Lawrence bucks national trend showing low-income families paying less for housing
February 7, 2001
By Joy Ludwig A new federal study indicates that low-income Americans are paying less for housing than they did previously. But city officials say that isn’t necessarily the case in Lawrence, where housing costs continue to soar.
No. 7 Illinois stuns No. 4 Spartans
Tar Heels defend top spot, but No. 8 Florida, No. 13 Terps tumble
February 7, 2001
Cory Bradford grew tired of being kicked around by Michigan State. On Tuesday night, he kicked back. After struggling all season to find his shot while playing with a gimpy knee, the preseason conference player of the year scored 22 points in helping No. 7 Illinois beat the fourth-ranked Spartans 77-66 Tuesday night to take over first place in the Big Ten.
Monday matchups no fun for Jayhawks
February 7, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Roy Williams has never complained about playing on a Saturday afternoon, then playing again the following Monday night. Williams knows his Kansas University men’s basketball team will face the Saturday-Monday gantlet four times during the Big 12 Conference season because four is the league maximum for Monday night appearances.
KU expects big recruiting class
February 7, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University football coach Terry Allen will announce his fifth recruiting class today, and, despite the fact the KU staff went through the whole recruiting period short-handed, it should be a big, well-rounded class.
For KU, rematch can’t come too soon
February 7, 2001
By Gary Bedore Kansas University’s men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long for a rematch with Iowa State. The Jayhawks, who dropped their fourth straight game to the Cyclones, 79-77, on Monday night at Allen Fieldhouse, venture to Ames, Iowa a week from Saturday. Are four straight losses to Iowa State enough?
Banner seasons
Display honors Lawrence High’s state success
February 7, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Banners honoring league titles, regional crowns, state placers and state championships often adorn high school gyms across Kansas. When it comes to Lawrence High, the Lions are all state. With various sports titles gathered throughout the years, LHS reserves its main gym to showcase state championships and that’s it.
Retailers push for sales tax holiday
Legislators say proposed weekend would really hurt state’s bottom line
February 7, 2001
By Dave Ranney If the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Industry gets its way, there’s going to be one heck of a back-to-school sale this fall. The chamber and its subsidiary, the Kansas Retail Council, are backing a bill that would drop the state’s 4.9 percent sales tax on clothing, shoes and computer goods on the first weekend in August.
Cell phone link to cancer refuted
February 7, 2001
Scientists who tracked the health of 420,000 Danish cell phone users found no sign the devices increase cancer risk the biggest study yet to provide reassurance about the phones’ safety, but one that won’t end the controversy.
Nation’s plumbing is giving out
February 7, 2001
Replacing old water and sewer pipes and upgrading aging treatment plants around the country could cost $1 trillion during the next two decades, federal officials say. Lawmakers are trying to get attention for the problem and a lot more money for upgrades.
KU hopes to continue momentum against Colorado
February 7, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock During Tuesday’s regular Big 12 women’s basketball coaches’ teleconference, Kansas University’s Marian Washington was put in a bad situation. She was asked to talk about the league’s participation in the NCAA Tournament, an event that almost certainly will exclude the Jayhawks for the first time in 10 years.
China boat trip makes diplomatic history
February 7, 2001
Chen Yi Yie was 19 when she left her home on the inlet island of Quemoy to visit relatives just across the channel in this port city.
Putting problems plague Woods
Nothing’s wrong with Tiger except mere fact golf isn’t an easy game to play
February 7, 2001
Davis Love III went 62 events on the PGA Tour without winning and started hearing whispers that he only cared about the money. Tiger Woods has gone a whopping six tournaments without winning, and some people wonder what’s wrong.
Wild bottle Lightning
Minnesota gets another milestone victory, 4-2
February 7, 2001
The Minnesota Wild recorded another milestone win against the Tampa Bay Lightning. Scott Pellerin scored the go-ahead goal with 8:12 left in regulation as the Wild won for the first time when trailing after two periods, 4-2 over the Tampa Bay Lightning on Tuesday night.
WED TV DINOSAURUS REVIEW
February 7, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com “Dinosaurus,” a 50-minute play by Edward Mast and Lenore Bensinger, is touted as being children’s theater. But the questions posed by the production are ones people of all ages need to consider: How do our actions affect our surroundings? How do our choices affect our lives and the lives of other creatures?
WED TV BEST BETS
February 7, 2001
THE DAYBIRDS perform tonight at The Granada, 1020 Mass. TODAY
LHS STATE CHAMPIONS BY SPORTS
February 7, 2001
Football (27) 1945, 1946, 1947, 1949, 1952, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1962, 1963, 1964, 1966, 1967, 1968, 1979, 1984, 1986, 1987, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1995.
LHS STATE CHAMPIONS
February 7, 2001
1914 — Boys basketball 1945 — Football
MIDDLE CLASS HIT HARD BY EXPENSIVE HOUSING
February 7, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com The nation’s middle class is increasingly unable to find decent, affordable homes in the communities where they work.
KANSAS WOMEN CAGE STATS (2-6)
February 7, 2001
G-GS Min FG-A Pct. FT-A Pct. Reb. TP Avg. Jaclyn Johnson 20-18 27,6 113-228 .496 88-133 .662 7.5 318 15.9
RAPE SUSPECT ARRESTED
February 7, 2001
32-year-old arrested on charge of rape
FREE STATE GIRLS POUND HI PARK
February 7, 2001
Topeka — Free State High senior center Joyia Chadwick scored 18 points, snatched 16 rebounds, blocked two shots and had three steals to boost the Firebirds to a 53-11 girls basketball victory over Topeka Highland Park on Tuesday night. The victory assured Free State (11-4) the first winning season in the school’s four-year history. The Firebirds have won four straight — also for the first time ever — and seven of their last eight.
CITY BLOTTER
February 7, 2001
Law enforcement report Condition reports
LOCAL BRIEFS
February 7, 2001
Baldwin chasing wrestling crown
HELEN KEARNEY OBITUARY
February 7, 2001
Helen Kearney Services for Helen C. Kearney, 77, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary.
RETAILERS PUSH TAX HOLIDAY ––— LEGISLATORS SAY A NO-SALES-TAX WEEKEND WOULD REALLY HURT THE BOTTOM LINE
February 7, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com If the Kansas Chamber of Commerce and Industry gets its way, there’s going to be one heck of a back-to-school sale this fall.
LAWRENCE SCHOOL BOARD FORUM SET FOR FEB. 19 AT CENTRAL
February 7, 2001
School board forum set for candidates
HELEN KEARNEY OBITUARY
February 7, 2001
Helen Kearney Services for Helen Crawford Kearney, 77, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Southern Baptist Church, Lawrence. There also will be a service at 4 p.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Humansville, Mo. Burial will be in Humansville (Mo.) Cemetery.
COUNTY COMMISSION PRECEDE
February 7, 2001
County to discuss home-business rules
PIPER SERVICES
February 7, 2001
Memorial services for Wallace LeRoy Piper, 59, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home, Baldwin. Cremation has taken place and private family inurnment will follow services in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mr. Piper died Thursday, Feb. 1, 2001, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka.
MABEL GUILFOYLE OBITUARY
February 7, 2001
Mabel Guilfoyle Abilene — Services for Mabel E. Guilfoyle, 76, Abilene, will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at St. Andrew’s Catholic Church, Abilene. Cremation is planned and inurnment will be in St. Joseph Cemetery, Abilene.
WILLIAMS WANTS BETTER DEFENSE/NOTES
February 7, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Kansas University’s men’s basketball team won’t have to wait long for a rematch with Iowa State.
FEDERAL FUNDING RESEARCHERS SHOW OFF INVENTIONS AT STATEHOUSE
February 7, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Topeka — Dozens of college scientists, including some from Kansas University, showed off their “toys” Tuesday at the Statehouse as part of a display of how federal research dollars are being used.
JUNIOR HIGH BASKETBALL
February 7, 2001
Junior High Results NINTH GRADE BOYS
BESS KROGH OBITUARY
February 7, 2001
Bess Krogh Services for Bess A. Krogh, 83, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Trinity Lutheran Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
2-7 SHOULD THE U.S. SPEND MORE MONEY ON HUMANITARIAN OR …
February 7, 2001
Should the U.S. spend more money on humanitarian or military aid?
PELTIER SUPPORTERS PLAN NEW CAMPAIGN
February 7, 2001
Peltier supporters plan campaign of information
Nation briefs
February 7, 2001
Tobacco firm acquitted in smoker’s death Fraternity members jailed in alcohol death
KU FOOTBALL SIGNING DAY ARRIVES
February 7, 2001
ahartsock@ljworld.com Kansas University football coach Terry Allen will announce his fifth recruiting class today, and, despite the fact the KU staff went through the whole recruiting period short-handed, it should be a big, well-rounded class.
LHS SHOWCASES STATE BANNERS
February 7, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Banners honoring league titles, regional crowns, state placers and state championships often adorn high school gyms across Kansas.
CHAMBER: FEW SITES LEFT FOR DEVELOPMENT
February 7, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com The building season is just around the corner, but Lawrence Chamber of Commerce officials are fretting that Douglas County has few commercial sites available for potential developers.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, HALLOWEEN CLASS
February 7, 2001
SHERRI (DOBBINS) MILLSAP and her seventh-grade English as a Second Language class in Prilep, Macedonia, celebrate Halloween. Millsap taught the class about Halloween in the United States and they then celebrated the holiday. The photo was submitted by Betty Dobbins, Lawrence. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044. For More Friends and Neighbors go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends.
KU WOMEN TO ENTERTAIN CU
February 7, 2001
ahartsock@ljworld.com During Tuesday’s regular Big 12 women’s basketball coaches’ teleconference, Kansas University’s Marian Washington was put in a bad situation.
CITY APPROVES THREE UNRELATED TENANTS
February 7, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Two to three.
Voter.com political site loses race, shuts down
February 7, 2001
A victim of the end of the presidential political season, widespread cutbacks in news Web sites and those omnipresent “market conditions,” Voter.com is shutting down. Despite the backing of both major political parties, more than a thousand special-interest groups and Watergate reporter Carl Bernstein, the site failed to gather enough funding to continue operations.
Cisco profits miss target
Earnings rise 50 percent for Internet powerhouse
February 7, 2001
Cisco Systems Inc. missed Wall Street’s earnings expectations for the first time in 3 1/2 years despite a nearly 50 percent gain in quarterly profits, blaming the slip on the softening U.S. economy.
NHL briefs
February 7, 2001
Sharks’ Nolan suspended indefinitely Bruins’ Thornton suspended 2 games Sabres reach New York Tkachuk to return Svartvadet activated Stars recall Jackman
Chamber seeks development sites
February 7, 2001
By Joy Ludwig The building season is just around the corner, but Lawrence Chamber of Commerce officials are fretting that Douglas County has few commercial sites available for potential developers.
Police to trace guns used in Illinois factory shooting
February 7, 2001
A day after a factory rampage left five people dead, police spent Tuesday trying to learn how the gunman, a convicted felon, was able to get the weapons he used.
Briefly
February 7, 2001
Peltier supporters plan campaign of information Ticket books now available for rides on Lawrence buses Salvation Army seeks block grant funds for shelter
World briefs
February 7, 2001
Massive floods wreak havoc Ethiopia, Eritrea OK U.N.-backed buffer zone
Here comes the judge
Greg Mathis courts success on TV and on the stage
February 7, 2001
Judge Greg Mathis isn’t kidding around when he says: been there, done that.
WED TV CUTLINE
February 7, 2001
FARRAH FAWCETT PLAYS the mother of a child with Down’s syndrome on “Jewel” at 8 p.m. on CBS. Jewel has an all-consuming devotion to the child, Brenda Kay, putting an emotional burden on her four other children and supportive husband.
RESIDENTIAL MARKET AREA NEEDS AFFORDABLE HOUSING
February 7, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com MORE www.huduser.org/publications/affhsg/wc99.html
LOCAL BRIEFS FOR THURSDAY
February 7, 2001
Baldwin chasing wrestling crown
GWYN COLUMN
February 7, 2001
Hey, Valentines and Valentine wannabes. You’ve got one week to figure out how to make an impression, and I’m here to help. I’m somewhat obligated to endorse the adage that the way to that certain someone’s heart is through his or her stomach, and my own personal experience shows that chocolate is a pretty fool-safe means to that end. So let me suggest an edible token of affection that even the most culinarily challenged Romeo or Juliet can whip up in a reasonably short period of time.
WEDNESDAY WOODLING COLUMN
February 7, 2001
Roy Williams has never complained about playing on a Saturday afternoon, then playing again the following Monday night. Williams knows his Kansas University men’s basketball team will face the Saturday-Monday gantlet four times during the Big 12 Conference season because four is the league maximum for Monday night appearances and the Jayhawks will always max out based on their TV popularity.
2-7 GUIDED BY FLAVOR
February 7, 2001
‘Bowling’ along This week “Guided By Flavor” host Tony Nave explores the fixin’s for a Super-Duper Bowl Party .
COMMISSION DELAYS DEVELOPMENT APPOINTMENTS
February 7, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com City commissioners delayed approving appointments to an economic development board Tuesday because of concerns about the range of representation on the body.
Horoscopes
February 7, 2001
Net shadows recruits
Prep players constantly worrying about privacy
February 7, 2001
Chris Spencer is a wanted man. The 305-pound 17-year-old supposedly was spotted in Tuscaloosa, Ala. Later, he was said to be headed to Baton Rouge, La., because he had family there. Both reports proved to be wrong.
Patients’ Bill of Rights begins perilous journey in Congress
February 7, 2001
Senior Bush administration officials said Tuesday that they plan this week to send Congress a broad blueprint of the protections they believe the federal government should guarantee to patients in HMOs, but they warned they will oppose key aspects of new patients’ rights legislation unveiled Tuesday on Capitol Hill.
MTV will cast its net in city
The Real World’ expects 1,000 people at auditions Saturday
February 7, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Want to live with six complete strangers for four months in front of a TV audience of millions? Producers at MTV expect about 1,000 people from the Lawrence area want to do just that. They’re bringing auditions for “The Real World” to town Saturday, looking to fill spots on the reality-based show
EXPECTS 1,000 PEOPLE AT AUDITIONS SATURDAY
February 7, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com Want to live with six complete strangers for four months in front of a TV audience of millions?
Briefcase
February 7, 2001
Walt Disney profits fall Sunbeam files reorganization plan Bush touts tax plan to business owners JDS Uniphase to sell subsidiary to Nortel
House OKs lottery bill
Measure, even with flaws, commands strong bipartisan support
February 7, 2001
A mistake in the text of a bill extending the Kansas Lottery’s life didn’t prevent it from winning House approval Tuesday.
County to discuss home-business rules
February 7, 2001
Douglas County commissioners hope to hear input from rural home business owners at tonight’s meeting.
After early-season troubles, Timberwolves making noise
Minnesota owns 10-game winning streak
February 7, 2001
The Minnesota Timberwolves said a public goodbye to their late teammate, Malik Sealy, at their home opener. Later in November, Joe Smith left town to join the Detroit Pistons.
Helen Kearney
February 7, 2001
Lawrence briefs
February 7, 2001
32-year-old arrested on charge of rape LMH to offer seminar on heart failure Life Span Studies director plans more collaboration Water quality to be topic of Audubon Society meeting
Insurance panel leader upsets Democrats
February 7, 2001
Is Bob Tomlinson running for state insurance commissioner? He replies to that question by laughing. Democrats don’t see anything funny. They suggest that Tomlinson, the Republican chairman of the House Insurance Committee, is cozying up to the insurance industry to attract campaign contributions for a run in 2002.
Seabury relieves leader of duties
Academy’s trustees want new headmaster by start of fall term
February 7, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Bishop Seabury Academy’s board of trustees Tuesday ended a divisive chapter in the Episcopal school’s history by formally removing the headmaster. The board emerged from a closed-door meeting with a severance agreement for Kris Pueschel, headmaster since the school opened in 1997. Under the deal, Pueschel and his wife, Barbara, the school’s business manager, were placed on paid leave through June.
People
February 7, 2001
Jagger child support settled Roseanne has learned her lesson ‘Survivor’ castoff sues Arnold mulls political run
S TRUSTEES WANT NEW HEADMASTER BY START OF FALL TERM
February 7, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Bishop Seabury Academy’s board of trustees Tuesday ended a divisive chapter in the Episcopal school’s history by formally removing the headmaster.
SOUNDOFF ON DIRTY STREETS
February 7, 2001
Does the city of Lawrence clean the sand off the streets and if so when might they do that? “Yes, the city cleans sand and dirt from its streets,” City Manager Mike Wildgen said. “Street sweepers are used to do this. This process usually starts once the warmer spring weather begins and continues until the winter weather begins the next fall.”
WEDNESDAY DATEBOOK
February 7, 2001
TODAY 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m.: Walk-in flu shots, Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, 843-3060.
AREA BOYS ROUNDUP
February 7, 2001
Tonganoxie — Senior Matt Needham erupted for a career-high 27 points as Tonganoxie (8-7) climbed over the .500 mark with an 81-51 Kaw Valley League victory over Lansing on Tuesday night. Scott Breuer, playing despite a hand injury, added 20 points while Bryan Gurss had 12 and point guard Kyle Rodell 11.
Nation briefs
February 7, 2001
Suspect sheep ordered seize Judge orders power to flow Teen jailed for Bush threat Mexican trucks given access
KU to hold clinic for Special Olympics
February 7, 2001
Kansas University’s men’s basketball team will hold its annual clinic for Special Olympics on Feb. 18 in Allen Fieldhouse.
TV shows becoming more risque
February 7, 2001
Sexual content on television has risen sharply since 1997, showing up in two of every three programs last season, according to a study released Tuesday.
How much is enough?
February 7, 2001
J-W Editorials The Clintons have created layer upon layer of shame and yet they seem totally unmindful of their impact.
BIRTHS
February 7, 2001
* Susan and Michael Williams, Lawrence, a girl, Tuesday. * Terrance Beos and Joyce Worley, Lawrence, a boy, Monday.
CORRECTION
February 7, 2001
In a story in Monday’s Journal-World, Timothy James’ occupation was incorrectly stated. James worked for A-1 Bonding, Lawrence, as a part-time, contract recovery agent.
Overeating can be prevented
February 7, 2001
By Susan Krumm I started the new year off right by trying not to overeat, but I’m not doing too well. Any suggestions?