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KU defeats the Cowboys: 77-61
February 10, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 5:20 p.m.) Oklahoma State brougt their hustle today. Despite what the final score says, this was a tightly fought game from wire to wire. The Cowboys jumped out to a 13-8 lead in the first four minutes, but scored only four in the following four minutes. The biggest first half lead belonged to Kansas—seven points—but at halftime that lead was only three.
BRF/FRANKLIN COUNTY JURY REACHES VERDICT
February 10, 2001
Pomona stabbing death brings guilty verdict
JUNIOR HIGH RESULTS
February 10, 2001
EIGHTH GRADE BOYS TOURNAMENT Saturday at Southwest
S REIKI STORY
February 10, 2001
Tapping into the universe … Reiki practitioners use ‘life force’ to heal
MUST - BOATER SAFETY COURSE STARTS TODAY
February 10, 2001
Boater safety course begins today
Lady Lions travel to SM East
February 10, 2001
The Lions have lost seven in a row, including Thursday’s 51-37 setback to Olathe South. Junior Mandy Amyx, who scored 11 points in the loss to O-South, continues to lead the Lions with a 10.9 scoring average.
Zeller
February 10, 2001
On the record
February 10, 2001
High gas prices felt in fertilizer market
February 10, 2001
Plagued by high natural gas prices, the nation’s fertilizer plants cut their production in half during December and January, an industry expert says. With spring planting just weeks away, fears are growing among farmers worried whether they will be able to find enough nitrogen fertilizer to top-dress fields of winter wheat and still have enough available for their spring-planted crops.
Bush orders missile shield study while eyeing nuclear cuts
February 10, 2001
President Bush ordered the Pentagon on Friday to study options for a national missile defense system and, at the same time, requested a review of the nation’s strategic forces that could lead to unilateral cuts in nuclear arms.
Plan trims $434,000 in school salaries
February 10, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Supt. Randy Weseman will present an administrative restructuring plan Monday to the Lawrence school board that eliminates or redefines 25 jobs and cuts $434,000 in management salaries.
National League Capsules
February 10, 2001
Horoscopes
February 10, 2001
League wrestling back in town
Eleven-team meet today at Lawrence High for first time since 1988
February 10, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Weather permitting, the Sunflower League wrestling tournament will be permitted today at Lawrence High for the first time since 1988. A day after school was canceled because of inclement weather, the 11-team league meet will start at 9 a.m. in the LHS East Gym. Finals are set for 3 p.m.
Snyder hopes Gilbert will ‘collect himself’
February 10, 2001
Missouri guard Clarence Gilbert didn’t break the law and drugs weren’t involved in his suspension, but Coach Quin Snyder revealed little else on Friday. Snyder said he hoped that Gilbert, the fourth-leading scorer in the Big 12 with a 17-point average, would “collect himself and think about where he is.”
Cowboys ready to focus on Big 12 race
February 10, 2001
By Gary Bedore Oklahoma State’s basketball players and coaches will never forget the 10 individuals who died in a plane crash Jan. 27 outside of Denver. Still, life and the 2000-2001 season must go on for the Cowboys, who are 1-1 in games played since the tragedy that has shaken the sports world.
Morbid memorabilia proves not to be a collection to die for
February 10, 2001
By Terry Rombeck The good news is nobody in Lawrence is buying. The 10 letters and cards from convicted serial killers that Randy Walker has for sale at the Lawrence Antique Mall, 830 Mass., have sat untouched in a glass case for months.
Law students urged to raise the bar
February 10, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Noted journalist Juan Williams on Friday urged Kansas University law students to use their knowledge to try and change society. Speaking at Green Hall, Williams, who hosts the National Public Radio show “Talk of the Nation,” used the life of Thurgood Marshall as an example of someone who believed that the law should be used to help people.
Senator accepts constitutional compromise
February 10, 2001
By Scott Rothschild In 1992, newly elected State Rep. Kay O’Connor raised her right hand and swore to uphold the Kansas Constitution. Then she had a flash. “I realized I had never read the Kansas Constitution,” she said this week. O’Connor, a conservative Republican from Olathe who was elected last year to the state Senate, got a copy and started reading.
Journalists press their causes
W.A. White honoree recounts election ills
February 10, 2001
By Scott Rothschild In the interest of bipartisanship, Molly Ivins offers a deal: She’ll stop saying President George W. Bush lost the election, if Bush’s supporters will stop saying he won it. Ivins, a nationally syndicated columnist and longtime Bush critic, on Friday was at Kansas University to accept the William Allen White Foundation’s national citation.
Critics decry military law used to power California
February 10, 2001
Senators are debating whether to change or possibly kill a Korean War-era law used recently to keep natural gas flowing into power-starved California. Sen. Phil Gramm, R-Tex., chairman of the Banking Committee, criticized use of the 1950 Defense Production Act to order natural-gas producers to continue supplying California despite concerns about utilities being unable to pay their bills.
All-beret Army draws flak from vets
February 10, 2001
Around this home of the glory-covered Army Rangers, the black beret is a badge of honor recognized even by children. The distinctive headgear, tilted in a way that gives those who wear it a fearsome swagger, is worn only by the Rangers, a small, elite force that is tapped for some of the most hazardous and demanding missions.
Colombia, rebels to resume peace talks
February 10, 2001
President Andres Pastrana emerged from the heart of guerrilla territory Friday with an agreement from the leader of Colombia’s largest rebel army to resume formal peace talks.
WEST JUNIOR HIGH HONORS
February 10, 2001
West Junior High School announces students who have received honors during the fall 2000 semester. Students 3.00-3.49 honor roll
KU-OKLA STATE LINEUPS/ROSTERS
February 10, 2001
Probable Starters OKLAHOMA STATE (14-5, 5-3)
MOMENT OF SILENCE TODAY/KU NOTES
February 10, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com A moment of silence for Oklahoma State will take place before today’s Kansas-OSU men’s basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse.
PELATHE EXPANDS ITS PANTRY HOURS
February 10, 2001
Community resources Pelathe Center expands
SCOUTING NEWS
February 10, 2001
Boy Scout Troop 59 had a chili feed Jan. 20 at its charter organization, First Presbyterian Church in Lawrence. Bob and Nancy Kocour were the chili feed coordinators, and the troop earned 50 percent more than last year’s fund-raiser.
Tiemann-Strawderman
February 10, 2001
Richard Faust
February 10, 2001
Russell wins weight throw
February 10, 2001
Kansas University’s Scott Russell recorded his fifth victory of the season in the weight throw at the Iowa State Track and Field Classic here Friday. Russell had a toss of 71-63/4.
BLOSS SHINES FOR EMPORIA STATE
February 10, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Emporia — Four years ago, Emily Bloss led Wellsville High to the Class 3A state girls basketball title before earning all-state honors.
2-10 REIKI BREAKOUT
February 10, 2001
More numbers to call Other Reiki practitioners in Lawrence include:
SAT TV CUTLINE
February 10, 2001
NATASHA RICHARDSON STARS as Ruth Gruber in “Haven: The Dramatic Story of 1,000 World War II Refugees and How They Came to America” at 8 p.m. Sunday on CBS.
Society Calendar
February 10, 2001
Scouting News
February 10, 2001
Recreation Calendar
February 10, 2001
Clara Hodges
February 10, 2001
Joshua Shuckahosee
February 10, 2001
Shuttle links to space station
February 10, 2001
Space shuttle Atlantis’ astronauts made the most important delivery of their lives Friday, bringing a $1.4 billion science laboratory to the international space station. “Here we come,” commander Kenneth Cockrell called out as he steered Atlantis to a flawless docking 220 miles above the South Pacific.
Lineups, Rosters, Notes
February 10, 2001
Kansas leads the series, 94-49. The last meeting saw Okie State beat KU, 77-58, in the 2000 Big 12 Tournament. The Cowboys have won two straight against KU. KU leads the all-time series in Lawrence, 51-10, including a 36-8 record in Allen Fieldhouse.
Stiles leads Bears over SIU
February 10, 2001
Jackie Stiles, the nation’s leading scorer, scored 43 points to lead No. 15 Southwest Missouri State to an 89-70 win over Southern Illinois on Friday night.
2-10 SHOULD THERE BE A MINIMUM FINE FOR HITTING A SPORTS …
February 10, 2001
Should there be a minimum fine for hitting a sports official?
KU TRACK BRIEF
February 10, 2001
Russell wins weight throw at Iowa State track meet
Briefs
February 10, 2001
Pomona stabbing death brings guilty verdict Off-duty KU officer catches fleeing suspect Wife seeks to expunge murder record
People
February 10, 2001
SOUTH JUNIOR HIGH HONORS
February 10, 2001
South Junior High School announces students who made honors during the fall 2000 semester. Students who earned honorable mention made a 3.0 to 3.49 grade point average. Those listed on the honor roll made a 3.5 - 3.99 GPA. Students who made the principal’s honor roll earned a 4.0 GPA. Seventh grade
New York bus-riders keep birthday from being a bust
February 10, 2001
CITY BLOTTER
February 10, 2001
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
AROUND AND ABOUT
February 10, 2001
First three are holdovers Area students named to the Emporia State University fall 2000 honor roll were: Mary Denning, Natalie Moreau, Baldwin; Julie Marshall, Basehor; Shanaye Duncan, Evelyn Klempnauer, Edgerton; Cynthia Harness, Jessica Meade, Jack Hobbs, Jodie Leiss, Angie DeJarnette, Amber Stults, Rachel Goetz, Ottawa; Alicia Von Stein, Overbrook; Melissa Moreno, Eudora; Mindi Bott, Darrick Doleman, Lindsey Edmonds, Maria Gunselman, Marcy McCabe, Emily Mersmann, Francene Beall, Lawrence; Krystal Lofing, Deanna Barden, Deann Barden, Osawatomie; Diane Vogel, Tecumseh; Emily Bloss and Brian Hughes, Wellsville.
Shortfall affects legislative responses
State budget reductions could become primary focus of session
February 10, 2001
By Kevin Bates Lawrence residents peppered their legislators with questions Friday afternoon, most of which were answered with the qualification, “if we can find the money.” A range of issues facing Lawrence and the state were discussed, but the predicted state revenue shortfall colored most of the talk.
Franchise adds to menu
Lenexa-based Mr. Goodcents grows into new corporate campus near DeSoto
February 10, 2001
By Mark Fagan Pizza Hut has a Restaurant Support Center in Texas. McDonald’s has its Hamburger University outside Chicago. Joe Bisogno, owner of Mr. Goodcents Subs & Pastas, doesn’t have a name yet for his 37 acres of undeveloped land in DeSoto, but he’s already cooking up ideas.
Amtrak is looking better
February 10, 2001
By Robert Reno Newsday Amtrak has spent its first 30 years as a quaint anomaly living on the generosity of a Congress that could never decide whether to starve it or kill it.
The richest are winners in tax bill
February 10, 2001
By Mark Shields Creators Syndicate Now that President George W. Bush’s tax bill has been sent to Congress, at least two conclusions can be fairly drawn: 1) Bush is desperately seeking to close the widening and socially dangerous gap between the rich and the super-rich; 2) class warfare is now officially over the richest have won.
Well being
February 10, 2001
TV medical information Health Foundation grant deadline is nearing The computer disease ADHD: not only for children
WEATHER STORY FOR SATURDAY
February 10, 2001
kbates@ljworld.com By the time the flurries stopped Friday afternoon, Lawrence was covered with 3 inches of snow. But it could have been worse.
MCLOUTH BOOSTER CLUB FUNDS BASEBALL/SOFTBALL
February 10, 2001
ahartsock@ljworld.com Keith Miller has seen what happens when booster clubs go bad.
FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS, DISNEY WORLD MARSHALS
February 10, 2001
THESE FOUR WOMEN were selected to be Grand Marshals for the Disney’s Magical Moments Parade during a trip to Walt Disney World last fall. From left: Rheva Victor, Lawrence; Ali Lawrence, Lawrence; Mariel Kolle, Clay Center; and Ashley Victor, Lawrence. The photo was submitted by Rheva Victor. 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.
SOUNDOFF ON LAWRENCE SPECIAL-EDUCATION ADVOCACY GROUP
February 10, 2001
In reading recent Journal-World stories about special education programs for Lawrence school children, the idea of creating a parent-advocacy group surfaced. Could you tell me about an existing group known as S.P.Un.K.? Denise Snodgrass of Lawrence helped start S.P.Un.K., or Special Parents Unique Kids, two years ago as a support group for parents who have children with disabilities.
Briefly
February 10, 2001
Snow makes travel tricky Community resources: Pelathe Center expands hours for food pantry Science: Darwin’s birthday celebrated Election: Voter registration deadline approaches Obituary: Burn victim, 36, dies
SOCIETY CALENDAR
February 10, 2001
Sunday Nuts and Bolts Newcomer Alcoholics Anonymous, 6 p.m., West Side Presbyterian Church library, 1024 Kasold Drive.
RECREATION CALENDAR
February 10, 2001
Lawrence Bicycle Club Today — The Muffin Ride departs at 8 a.m. from the southeast corner of the park near Colorport, 26th and Iowa, and heads to Lone Star Lake.
BIRTHS
February 10, 2001
Kelly McArthur, Lawrence, a boy, Thursday. Kimberly Wealthall and Justin Moten, Lawrence, a boy, Thursday.
BASEBALL ROUNDUP
Milton, Minnesota agree
February 10, 2001
Eric Milton became the second Minnesota Twins pitcher to get a long-term contract, agreeing Friday to a $21 million, four-year deal.
Jeter hits jackpot
Ten-year deal second richest in sports history
February 10, 2001
Derek Jeter would rather count World Series rings than money. Still, after 13 months of negotiations, he sounded overwhelmed Friday when the New York Yankees rewarded him with the second-highest contract in sports history, a $189 million, 10-year deal.
Debate on Keno game slows lottery measure
Wichita airfare amendment also delays bill
February 10, 2001
Republican leaders would like the Senate to pass a “clean” bill extending the Kansas Lottery’s life, but they are working to find compromises on amendments added by the House.
COLLECTION
February 10, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com The good news is nobody in Lawrence is buying.
West Junior High School Honors
February 10, 2001
KU to honor crash victims
February 10, 2001
By Gary Bedore A moment of silence for Oklahoma State will take place before today’s Kansas-OSU men’s basketball game at Allen Fieldhouse. The period of reflection will occur when both teams are off the floor, in accordance with the Cowboys’ wishes.
A safety measure
February 10, 2001
Journal-World Editorial Both from a fairness and a safety standpoint, allowing counties to levy a 911 tax on cellular telephones is a good idea. When a person punches in 911 on a telephone he or she assumes help soon will be on the way.
World Briefs
February 10, 2001
India: Kashmir rebels attack police station Vietnam: Protestant churches allowed to meet Sudan: ‘No-fly zone’ sought to protect Christians
Around and about
February 10, 2001
Military news
February 10, 2001
Morriss-Alvarez
February 10, 2001
Hohman-Schwarz
February 10, 2001
Ryan-Newton
February 10, 2001
Friberg-Demarest
February 10, 2001
Club Notes
February 10, 2001
KU supporters gather for ball
Friends, alumni celebrate Rock Chalk tradition while raising funds
February 10, 2001
The theme of this year’s Rock Chalk Ball was “Building Tradition - Hawk by Hawk.” The ball was held Feb. 2 at Kansas City Marriott Downtown. More than 1,000 people attended the black-tie event, sponsored by the Greater Kansas City Chapter of the Kansas University Alumni Association.
The healing arts
Reiki practitioners use ‘life force’ to ease ailments
February 10, 2001
By Jim Baker and Kim Hall “Reiki” (pronounced “ray-key”) is a Japanese word that means “universal life force energy.” It’s a gentle healing method that, Reiki practitioners say, taps into the unlimited energy of the universe. It flows into their hands healing, relaxing and reducing stress in their clients.
Lawrence Briefs
February 10, 2001
Boater safety course begins today Seem-To-Be Playersstaging ‘Amazing Grace’ Organization plans forum on loving relationships
Oversized truck damages bridge over Kansas Turnpike
February 10, 2001
By Mike Belt A Douglas County bridge was closed Thursday after it was damaged when a transport truck that exceeded height limits passed under it on Interstate 70, the Kansas Turnpike Authority said.
Knight may never coach again
Well-traveled Pitino sure of landing a job, but not former Indiana mentor
February 10, 2001
A month still remains in the college basketball regular season, yet that doesn’t preclude interest in an ever-evolving coaching landscape.
Love, Mickelson tied
Buick Invitational leader board crowded
February 10, 2001
Phil Mickelson is weaker and 10 pounds lighter from a bout with food poisoning, but still is tied for the lead going into the third round of the Buick Invitational. Mickelson had an 8-under 64 at Torrey Pines to pull into a share of the 36-hole lead with Davis Love III.
Kim Groenhagen
February 10, 2001
Internet ad led victim to date Robinson
February 10, 2001
A Texas woman testified Friday that she met John E. Robinson Sr. through an Internet advertisement seeking people for a sado-masochistic relationship. Robinson, 57, is accused of killing five women and a teen-age girl, whose bodies were found in barrels in Linn County, Kan., and Raymore, Mo. He’s also charged with aggravated sexual battery and felony theft involving the Texas woman who met Robinson at a hotel for sex.
Danny Miller
February 10, 2001
McMillin services
February 10, 2001
Leon services
February 10, 2001
Israeli leader offers foe government post
February 10, 2001
Prime Minister-elect Ariel Sharon on Friday offered to name the incumbent premier, Ehud Barak, to head the defense ministry in the incoming government in an attempt to forge an alliance government with the vanquished Labor Party.
U.S. sub collides with Japanese fishing boat
February 10, 2001
A Navy submarine collided with a Japanese fishing boat carrying high school students learning to fish 9 miles off Honolulu Harbor on Friday, and nine people were missing after the boat sank.
Bird frozen to truck survives icy journey
February 10, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Like most motorists who ventured onto the snow and ice Friday, Terry Hatfield was watching the road like a hawk. That’s why he didn’t notice the peacock frozen to the back of his truck.
Midwinter blast puts Lawrence on ice
Deep freeze causes closings, outages
February 10, 2001
By Kevin Bates By the time the flurries stopped Friday afternoon, Lawrence was covered with 3 inches of snow. But it could have been worse. Those to the north and west sludged through heavier amounts. Topeka’s snowfall measured 5 inches, Manhattan had 8 inches, and Republic County, north of Concordia, saw 15 inches of snow.
Jayhawks subdue TCU, 7-3
Smart effective in season-opening victory
February 10, 2001
Senior left-hander Pete Smart did not allow a run in 62/3 innings, and Kansas University’s baseball team opened the 2001 season with a 7-3 victory over Texas Christian on Friday night at the Express College Classic.
Jackson could hit 1,000-point mark
February 10, 2001
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team could get its third 1,000-point career scorer as early as today.
KU road trips were rail trips
Deserving Jayhawk squad fell in ‘46 showdown against Oklahoma A&M
February 10, 2001
By Bill Mayer The trains don’t run much, Kansas City’s Union Station features eateries and science exhibits instead of steady passenger traffic and nobody would even try to organize such a gig anymore. Too many motor vehicles. Man, it used to be fun going by rail.
American League Capsules
February 10, 2001
Daily Ticker
February 10, 2001
Business Briefs
February 10, 2001
HIT Entertainment to buy Barney’s owner, Lyrick Corp. Accounting: SEC investigating Lucent Downtown Lawrence: Flower stand owner to open indoor shop Computers: Dell cutting costs
Motorola to eliminate more jobs
February 10, 2001
Motorola said Friday it will cut as many as 4,000 jobs, or about 3 percent of its work force, from its semiconductor operations by the end of the year its third round of cuts in 10 weeks.
January building heats up
Permit values rise 48 percent from 2000
February 10, 2001
By Mark Fagan Cold weather couldn’t cool building activity in Lawrence last month. City inspectors issued building permits in January for $13.96 million worth of construction, remodeling and related work. That was up $4.55 million, or 48 percent, from $9.41 million a year earlier.
Honeywell to move jobs
Lawrence plant to lose 115 workers to Olathe plant
February 10, 2001
By Mark Fagan Honeywell’s avionics plant in Lawrence will shed 115 jobs this summer, as the manufacturing powerhouse transfers its business and general-aviation product line to Olathe.
Police probe fatality
February 10, 2001
By Mike Belt Lawrence Police Friday continued to investigate a one-vehicle accident that killed an 18-year-old man Thursday night. Joshua Shuckahosee, Lawrence, was identified by police as the victim. He was the driver of a 1999 Ford Ranger pickup that struck a utility pole at the intersection of Clinton Parkway and Lawrence Avenue, police Sgt. Mike Pattrick said.
Lighthipe-Sebree
February 10, 2001
Russia disputes CIA warnings
February 10, 2001
Russian officials expressed astonishment Friday over CIA director George Tenet’s description of Russia as a security threat and his concern that President Vladimir Putin is trying to return the country to its Soviet past.
Indictment due against Milosevic
February 10, 2001
Yugoslav investigators have begun preparing an indictment of former President Slobodan Milosevic on charges of abuse of power and theft of national property, according to Vladan Batic, justice minister of Serbia, Yugoslavia’s main republic, and other senior government officials.
Democrats want to use lottery money for scholarships for future teachers
February 10, 2001
Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley plans to resurrect a proposal to divert money from the Kansas Lottery’s advertising budget to a program for teacher scholarships.
Junk food theory and practice
February 10, 2001
By Geneva Overholser Washington Post Writers Group It’s a funny thing to feel guilty about, but there it is: I wish I had been less uptight about junk food when my kids were little. Oh, sure, there are powerful reasons to avoid having junk around the house. For one thing, it’s everywhere else.
Old home town - 100 years ago today
February 10, 2001
Coach defended
February 10, 2001
Phonics support
February 10, 2001
U2’s concert safety plan said to be hazardous
February 10, 2001
U2 is readying its return to U.S. arenas for one of the marquee concert tours of 2001, but much of the buzz preceding the March 24 opening night in Miami has been about seating and safety, not music.
Drug found to battle blood infection sepsis
February 10, 2001
An international research team says it has discovered the first drug that successfully combats sepsis, a blood infection that kills about 225,000 Americans each year. Researchers have spent about 15 years looking for a drug to fight the disease.
Bill would sink utilities’ ‘golden parachutes’
February 10, 2001
A bill to keep consumers from paying for “golden parachutes” for utility executives is being considered by the House Utilities Committee. Golden parachutes are generous compensation packages awarded to senior executives as they retire or leave.
Two top reasons why Letterman’s in hot water
February 10, 2001
David Letterman is doing what all good talk show hosts do from time to time ruffling a few feathers. The New York Post reported on Friday that a Letterman Top 10 list that poked fun at his network was scrapped this week. The list referred to a lawsuit filed by a former “Survivor” participant who claimed the reality show was rigged.
Ex-representative battles for books
Schroeder takes on librarians, Internet to protect publishers’ rights
February 10, 2001
At a reception for publishers of scientific and academic journals, Patricia Schroeder waved her hand toward several dozen egghead types who were partying at the Corcoran Gallery of Art dining on shrimp kebabs, wining on not-too-shabby Chablis.
National Guard’s mission gradually changing
February 10, 2001
They are the oldest component of the United States’ armed forces the nation’s first citizen-militia known for their rapid-response role in battling floods, hurricanes, earthquakes and other domestic disasters.
Charles Rose
February 10, 2001
Dolpho French
February 10, 2001
KU WOMEN TRAVEL TO MU
February 10, 2001
J-W Staff Report Columbia, Mo. — Kansas University’s women’s basketball team could get its third 1,000-point career scorer as early as today.
STORM FORCES BASKETBALL POSTPONEMENTS
February 10, 2001
J-W Staff Report An ice and snow storm forced closure of every school in Lawrence and the Journal-World area and caused postponement of Friday’s regularly scheduled high school basketball games.
LHS TO PLAY HOST TO SUNFLOWER LEAGUE WRESTLING
February 10, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Weather permitting, the Sunflower League wrestling tournament will be permitted today at Lawrence High for the first time since 1988.
KU TO MEET OKLAHOMA STATE TODAY
February 10, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Oklahoma State’s basketball players and coaches will never forget the 10 individuals who died in a plane crash Jan. 27 outside of Denver.
EVENTS LINED UP FOR AFRICAN-AMERICAN HISTORY MONTH
February 10, 2001
Living history Black History Month events scheduled next week at Kansas University are:
LEGISLATOR TEST
February 10, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Topeka — In 1992, newly elected State Rep. Kay O’Connor raised her right hand and swore to uphold the Kansas Constitution. Then she had a flash.
MILITARY
February 10, 2001
Air Force Airman Neil Hockenbarger has graduated from basic military training at Lackland Air Force Base in San Antonio. During six weeks of training, Hockenbarger studied the Air Force mission, organization and customs, and received special training in human relations.
ENGAGEMENT
February 10, 2001
Tiemann-Strawderman Robert and Jeanine Tiemann, Salina, announce the engagement of their daughter, Gail Clarissa Tiemann, to Oather Blair Strawderman, both of Lawrence.
ROCK CHALK BALL
February 10, 2001
J-W Staff Reports “Building Tradition - Hawk by Hawk” was the theme of this year’s Rock Chalk Ball on Feb. 2 at Kansas City Marriott Downtown.
ANNIVERSARY
February 10, 2001
Zeller Kathryn and Leonard Zeller will celebrate their 50th wedding anniversary with a vacation.
POLICE PROBE FATAL ACCIDENT –- 18-YEAR-OLD DIED IN ONE-VEHICLE CRASH
February 10, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com Lawrence Police Friday continued to investigate a one-vehicle accident that killed an 18-year-old man Thursday night.
KU-TCU BASEBALL BOX
February 10, 2001
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KU BASEBALL BEATS TCU
February 10, 2001
J-W Staff Report Round Rock, Texas — Senior left-hander Pete Smart did not allow a run in 6 2/3 innings and Kansas University’s baseball team opened the 2001 season with a 7-3 victory over Texas Christian on Friday night at the Express College Classic.
PEACOCK FROZE IN TRUCK BED
February 10, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com Like most motorists who ventured onto the snow and ice Friday, Terry Hatfield was watching the road like a hawk. That’s why he didn’t notice the peacock frozen to the back of his truck.
CLUB NEWS
February 10, 2001
The Lawrence Duplicate Bridge Club played a qualifying round of the grand national competition. This is a team game with four players per team. It was played as a stratified Swiss Team game, and Brian Baresch served as the director. The first-place team was Lou Ann Lee, Rick Charpie, Dave Piro and Robert Solick. The team of Julie Dalton, Lester Dalton, Gladys Kampbell and Russell LaForce placed second. The third-place team was Lois Clark, Martine Paludan, Cathy Blumenfeld and Michael Blumenfeld. Terry Tolar, Vince Russo, James Gunn and Harry Shaffer placed fourth.
S PHARMACY ANTIBIOTICS
February 10, 2001
King Features Syndicate I recall reading that grapefruit affects certain medications. Is that true? Are there any other juices or foods I should watch out for? I take Zocor, Synthroid, calcium and a multiple vitamin daily, and I love grapefruit.
EGGS AND ISSUES SHORTFALL INFLUENCES LEGISLATIVE RESPONSES ––— STATE BUDGET REDUCTIONS COULD BECOME PRIMARY ISSUE OF SESSION
February 10, 2001
kbates@ljworld.com Lawrence residents peppered their legislators with questions Friday afternoon, most of which were answered with the qualification, “if we can find the money.”
LHS GIRLS BASKETBALL CAPSULE
February 10, 2001
Girls Lawrence (3-11, 1-3) at SM East (10-5, 4-1)
SAT TV BEST BETS
February 10, 2001
BILLY EBELING plays a CD release party tonight at Stu’s Midtown Tavern, 925 Iowa. TODAY
RICHARD FAUST OBITUARY
February 10, 2001
Richard Faust No services for the Rev. Richard C. Faust, 69, Lawrence, are planned. Cremation has taken place.
S JUAN WILLIAMS SPEAKS TO KU LAW STUDENTS
February 10, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Noted journalist Juan Williams on Friday urged Kansas University law students to use their knowledge to try and change society.
OVERHEIGHT TRUCK DAMAGES BRIDGE
February 10, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com A Douglas County bridge was closed Thursday after it was damaged when a transport truck that exceeded height limits passed under it on Interstate 70, the Kansas Turnpike Authority said.
BILL MAYER COLUMN FOR SATURDAY
February 10, 2001
The trains don’t run much, Kansas City’s Union Station features eateries and science exhibits instead of steady passenger traffic and nobody would even try to organize such a gig anymore. Too many motor vehicles. Man, it used to be fun going by rail.
RANNEY CORRECTION RE SALES TAX HOLIDAY
February 10, 2001
A story in Wednesday’s Journal-World indicated the Kansas Chamber of Commerce is backing a bill to exempt purchases of clothing, shoes and computer goods from the state sales tax during the first weekend in August. Scott Shmalberg, a member of KCCI board of directors, said that during its Dec. 15 meeting the board voted to neither support nor oppose the bill.
SATURDAY DATEBOOK
February 10, 2001
TODAY 9 a.m.: Pinckney Neighborhood Assn. general meeting and elections, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine, Conference Room G.
TEXAS COLUMNIST IVINS RECEIVES WHITE AWARD
February 10, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com In the interest of bipartisanship, Molly Ivins offers a deal: She’ll stop saying President George W. Bush lost the election, if Bush’s supporters will stop saying he won it.
WESEMAN PROPOSES MANAGEMENT SHAKEUP IN LAWRENCE DISTRICT
February 10, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Supt. Randy Weseman will present an administrative restructuring plan Monday to the Lawrence school board that eliminates or redefines 25 jobs and cuts $434,000 in management salaries.
WEDDING 2-10
February 10, 2001
Morriss-Alvarez Elizabeth Morriss, Eudora, and Daniel Alvarez, Norfork, Ark., were married Dec. 30, 2000, at Calvary Chapel in Lawrence, with Merle Rothwell officiating.
World Briefs
February 10, 2001
Thailand: Prime minister pledges economic turnaround India: Census-takers begin counting 1 billion people Iran: Police crack down on freedom protests
Nation Briefs
February 10, 2001
SAN FRANCISCO: Jury deadlocks overspray-string incident Florida: Homeless man arrested for posing as doctor
Nation Briefs
February 10, 2001
Michigan: Mom, 3 kids survive crash that killed crew CLEVELAND: Bystander returns cash from armored car Pennsylvania: Teens tossed for taping sex movie at school
Nation Briefs
February 10, 2001
Arkansas: Fetus murder draws life sentence Ohio: Nursing home deaths bring indictments WASHINGTON, D.C.: Railroad suedfor requiring gene tests
Nation Briefs
February 10, 2001
OKLAHOMA CITY: Governor returns cash gifts WASHINGTON, D.C.: Phillips agrees to pay fine NEW YORK CITY: Snacks off-limits until lunch WASHINGTON, D.C.:White House shooter charged