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Arts notes
February 18, 2001
Professor’s composition to play at Carnegie Hall Two artists to speak at KU KU professor juries Hays exhibition
City Commission issues - Brett Logan
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues Scott Bailey
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues - Mark Lehmann
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues - Marty Kennedy
February 18, 2001
Arts notes
February 18, 2001
KU profs to play at JCCC concert Brown Bag concerts slated in Kansas Union Community theater offers new programs
Bombings inflame anti-U.S. stance
February 18, 2001
The U.S.-led air strikes near Baghdad provoked outrage Saturday that could make it harder for the Bush administration to build international support for a get-tougher policy toward Iraqi President Saddam Hussein.
Dorothy Chesney
February 18, 2001
Iraq vows to fight
Iraqi people reportedly rallying around Saddam after U.S. bombing
February 18, 2001
Iraq threatened to retaliate for a major U.S.-British airstrike on its air defense system, while people in the street insisted on Saturday that the raids only stiffened their support for Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein.
Henhouses making comeback
February 18, 2001
By Joy Ludwig About four years ago, Margaret Clark decided to try something new on her family’s 92-acre farm south of Lawrence. That spring, she purchased 100 chicks. “We read about it in a magazine, and I thought our children and I could do it together,” she said.
Tight times?
February 18, 2001
J-W Editorial The state has created its own financial crisis, and state universities are among those who are paying the price. It’s too bad that the state can’t afford to give them more, the governor’s budget director seemed to say, but Kansas’ state universities have been treated like all other state agencies during tight fiscal times.
The Motley Fool
February 18, 2001
Last week’s question and answer Making it matter at Merck
Faces and places
February 18, 2001
Reasons abound for starting income-tax preparations now
February 18, 2001
I always start February feeling smug and end the month kicking myself. In a burst of New Year’s resolve, I label a manila folder “Tax Documents.” By early February, all the papers are properly filed; at the end of the month I usually haven’t done anything with them.
Igloo Inn receives hot reception
February 18, 2001
The hottest new hotel in Canada is made of ice. Even the beds. There’s no room service, no mints on the pillow. Heck, there aren’t even flush toilets.
County takes tough stance on dilapidated lake property
Years of neglect prompt legal action at Perry, official says
February 18, 2001
By Mike Belt Jim Vanderbilt gingerly stepped over the gaps in the rotted boards that once made up a front porch and entered what remained of a long-abandoned mobile home. The doors were gone, as were most of the windows. Inside Vanderbilt found mountains of debris consisting of food and beer cans, clothing and shattered furniture.
87-year-old shows she’s still the cat’s meow
February 18, 2001
Miss Kitty’s evening doesn’t start until after midnight, when the clubs on South Beach are pulsating with music and filled with the gyrating young people she refers to as her children.
Preparing for spring
February 18, 2001
Here are some tips in preparing your lawn and garden for the spring.
World Briefs
February 18, 2001
France: Grounded boat carrying smuggled immigrants El Salvador: Another quake rattles residents’ nerves Colombia: Protesters oppose land grant to rebels India: Scores of protesters injured in Kashmir
Storm-damaged trees may be able to be saved, repaired
February 18, 2001
It seems lately that the only sure thing about the weather is that you can never be to sure about the weather. One day the sun is warm and bright, the next we are in the middle of an icy snow storm.
Grammys gamble on Eminem
Controversial lyrics will be in the spotlight on Wednesday’s show
February 18, 2001
It’s a complicated dance the Grammys will be doing Wednesday with controversial, trash-talking rapper Eminem. Call it the “I-mean-this-but-maybe-I-don’t” two-step and like all good dance partners, Eminem will be doing the same steps backward.
Peter Pan’ flies into Lied
February 18, 2001
The story of a boy who doesn’t want to grow up will be flyin’ into the Lied Center Friday night. “Peter Pan” will start at 7 p.m.
Royalty inspires tables’ names
Disney ceramics in demand today
February 18, 2001
Furniture styles in America are named for monarchs or makers who influenced the shapes. William and Mary (1690-1720), Queen Anne (1720-1750) and Victorian (1830-1900) are all styles named for monarchs.
Plain English’ of tax-cut rhetoric can be deceptive
February 18, 2001
The legislative battle over the Bush tax plan will be waged on many fronts. Each side has think tanks or federal agencies that have cranked up their computers to spit out reams of data to demonstrate the essential fairness or unfairness of the $1.6 trillion proposal.
Making a psychic connection
Local psychic helps prepare student actors for ‘Blithe Spirit’
February 18, 2001
By Jan Biles Sometimes actors have to do some unusual things to be able to portray their characters realistically. Academy Award-winning actress Hilary Swank dressed as a male for a while in preparation for her role in “Boys Don’t Cry.”
Famed singer first in series of new fine arts faculty hires
February 18, 2001
International opera star Joyce Castle has accepted a position as professor of voice in the department of music and dance, becoming the first of 11 new faculty members to be hired by Kansas University’s School of Fine Arts this spring.
White-Out and guns: going postal in Great Britain
February 18, 2001
By Joel J. Gold A main post office in Britain handles television licenses, government benefit checks, bill payments and more, so you always try to avoid lining up behind patrons clutching stacks of bills or receipt books.
Men’s fashion takes traditional turn; turtlenecks resurface
February 18, 2001
Where did he go? You know who I’m talking about that casual, techno-cool dot-com guy who’s been hanging around Fashion Week the past few seasons.
Small book, big impression
Body Artist’ paints a powerful portrait of a grieving mind
February 18, 2001
By Mark Luce There exists a DeLillo-esque disjunction between Don DeLillo’s last two works of fiction. In “Underworld,” his 827-page, 1997 symphony, DeLillo composes a breathtaking account of post-Cold War America nuclear threats, avant-garde movies, waste and loneliness all wrapped around a single baseball laden with historical, national and personal importance.
Forging an identity
Winslow Homer’s art defined 19th-century America
February 18, 2001
By Jan Biles In the 1960s, John F. Kennedy was looked to as the hope for the nation. His “New Frontier” campaign boosted national pride and helped to define what being an American meant. He encouraged Americans to “ask not what your country can do for you, but what you can do for your country.”
Ann wrong when she told parents to MYOB about their gay child
February 18, 2001
KU women surprise Cyclones - KANSAS 69, IOWA STATE 61
February 18, 2001
By Christina Woods Allen Fieldhouse rocked Saturday afternoon as 4,500 fans watched Kansas University’s women’s basketball team upend No. 6 Iowa State, 69-61. The Jayhawks survived a late Iowa State rally and snapped a three-game losing streak. “We played a great ball club,” KU coach Marian Washington said. “But I’m so proud of our team. We had a game plan and we stuck to it.”
Blown away again - IOWA STATE 79, KANSAS 71
Cyclones claim fifth win in a row against KU, close in on Big 12 crown
February 18, 2001
By Gary Bedore It’s not over ‘til it’s over. Or until Iowa State sweeps Kansas during the Big 12 regular season basketball race and disposes of the Jayhawks with four games yet to play in the conference campaign. “Everybody in this locker room wanted to win the conference so bad. I think it’s impossible now,” KU guard Kirk Hinrich said after the Jayhawks’ 79-71 loss to the Cyclones on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum.
Events to explore Winslow Homer’s influence
February 18, 2001
Several events are planned in conjunction with the “Winslow Homer and the Critics: Forging a National Art in the 1870s” exhibition at the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo.
Nation Briefs
February 18, 2001
Kentucky: Hand transplant successful Florida: Fires close highway New Jersey: Obese man allowed to sue for job discrimination New Hampshire: Suspects sought in murders
City Commission issues - Adam Mansfield
February 18, 2001
City schools qualify 14 for state
Free State sends eight to Wichita, LHS advances six
February 18, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Juniors Justin Stevens and Ian Bput an exclamation point Saturday on the highest regional placing in four years of Free State High wrestling. Stevens and B two of the top wrestlers in the state in their respective weight classes, dominated their championship matches, leading the Firebirds to second place in the eight-team Class 6A regional tournament at Shawnee Mission East.
Clinton only one in a series
February 18, 2001
By Robert Reno Newsday As President Eisenhower prepared to depart office, a bunch of wealthy businessmen undertook to stock his farm in the manner benefiting a Gettysburg country squire. It was as unseemly as it was legal and, viewed historically, is all part of a trend line in which outgoing presidents with increasing boldness do things we wish they hadn’t.
Not ready for rocking chair, Olajuwon flashes old form
February 18, 2001
This was supposed to be a seasonlong, farewell tour for one of the all-time greats, a rocking-chair, gold-watch, wave-to-the-crowd final appearance at every stop in the league.
Clinton denies fugitive financier’s pardon was ‘bought’
February 18, 2001
Former President Clinton said it was “utterly false” to suggest he pardoned fugitive financier Marc Rich in return for donations to the Clinton presidential library.
Navy court to hear sub case
February 18, 2001
The commander of the Pacific Fleet said Saturday that the Navy would convene a court of inquiry, the Navy’s highest form of administrative investigation, to learn why a U.S. submarine surfaced directly underneath a Japanese fishing vessel.
Vagina Monologues’ explores women’s lives with wit, poignancy
February 18, 2001
By Jan Biles The title of Eve Ensler’s “The Vagina Monologues” puts off a lot of people. And in a roundabout way, that’s the point. Why should speaking the word “vagina” cause any more embarrassment or mystery than saying “arm” or “leg”? Why should it be more shameful than saying the word “penis”?
Trends
February 18, 2001
And where’s Imelda? Baby pictures via Internet Canine scents Snooze and be sharp
Sooners save best for Baylor, 82-60
Nebraska clips Colorado in overtime; Missouri, Texas post victories
February 18, 2001
Everything that went wrong for No. 13 Oklahoma a few nights earlier went just right against Baylor on Saturday. The Sooners, coming off a 28-point loss at Oklahoma State on Wednesday, sank a season-high 14 three-pointers and controlled Baylor from the start in an 82-60 victory.
Ex-wife chose poor time to leave job for school
Litigation may not be good idea, considering expense
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues - Erv Hodges
February 18, 2001
BU men fall
February 18, 2001
Central Methodist outscored Baker by nine points in the second half to rally for a 72-67 victory in men’s college basketball Saturday.
Gatti takes third to lead city entries
February 18, 2001
John Gatti placed third in diving, the 400 freestyle relay team of Jonathan Legler, Dan Sheely, Elliot Lauxman and Isaac Bari took 10th, and Bari was 14th in the 500 freestyle Saturday to lead Lawrence High to 15th place in the boys state swimming and diving meet.
Hutchinson team offers recovery aid
February 18, 2001
A recovery team made up of Hutchinson and Reno County officials has announced an operating plan to help victims of the natural gas explosions in this south central Kansas town.
ROUNDUP
Miracle shot sparks Hornets
February 18, 2001
Baron Davis claims he called it. “I called for the ball because I knew I was going to make that shot,” said Davis, whose 89-footer at the third-quarter buzzer highlighted Charlotte’s 103-93 victory over Milwaukee on Saturday night.
First month offers positive signs
February 18, 2001
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group One month of the 48 in a presidential term is hardly the basis for judging performance, but there are clues in the Bush administration’s first four weeks that are worth noting whether or not they are borne out by future developments.
School board candidates compile district report card
Grades above average but leave room for improvement
February 18, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Candidates for Lawrence school board awarded the public school system a composite grade of “B” but there is a consensus that progress is on the horizon. “Obviously, there’s some excellent things going on in this district,” candidate Dale Vestal said. “I don’t want to go with an ‘A’ because I think there’s room for improvement.”
Legal thriller strong on plot, characters
February 18, 2001
If courtroom drama laced with brilliant dialogue appeals to you, so will Richard North Patterson’s latest novel, “Protect and Defend” (Knopf, 549 pages, $26.95).
Indians urged to confront domestic abuse
February 18, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Cecilia Fire Thunder has battled domestic violence at the Pine Ridge Indian Reservation by repeatedly denouncing abuse over the reservation’s radio airwaves. The silence, she said, had to end.
Arts notes
February 18, 2001
Artist paints the Flint Hills UT, EAT place at theater festival Children’s author to appear at Raven Singer-songwriters to give folk concert
Briefcase
February 18, 2001
Boy band ‘N Sync tops fiscally savvy playlist B2B e-commerce expected to increase Name that company
City Commission - David Dunfield
February 18, 2001
Bush promises tax cuts, spending
February 18, 2001
President Bush, in his weekly radio address 10 days before he delivers his budget proposal to Congress, outlined his sales pitch Saturday for debt reduction, domestic spending and tax cuts. His argument: You can have it all.
Guys Foods halts production
Competition from Frito Lay chips away at profit potential
February 18, 2001
Production at Guy’s Foods has stopped after the snack food company apparently ran out of raw materials and money to pay employees, who didn’t know when or if they would return to work.
Briefly
February 18, 2001
Former lawmaker recognized for 21 years of service Basketball: Jayhawks to share skills at Special Olympics clinic Attorney general: Stovall named president of national association Military: KU graduate coordinates Air Force One systems
Foster care feud shorts children
Underpayments may leave clients without enough counseling
February 18, 2001
By Dave Ranney Many children in Kansas’ privatized foster care system aren’t getting the counseling and therapies they need, say directors of the state’s community mental health centers. The problem, they say, is money. Rates paid by the state’s foster care contractors don’t come close to covering the centers’ cost of services. In fact, many of the rates are below those paid by Medicaid, the basement-level fees paid by the government for serving the nation’s neediest.
Patiently waiting
As spring approaches, it’s hard not to start planting seeds
February 18, 2001
By Carol Boncella With spring inching closer by the day, gardeners turn their thoughts to starting seeds. Many seeds can be started indoors as early as February. They need up to 12 weeks to establish themselves under tender-loving care in a controlled environment before being subjected to nature.
Walk-on Ballard won’t back down
Kansas junior guard has words with ISU All-American Tinsley during setback
February 18, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Brett Ballard had had enough. After listening to Iowa State standout guard Jamaal Tinsley yapping throughout the Cyclones’ 79-71 victory over Kansas University on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum, Ballard yapped back.
Eustachy tirade sparks ISU
Cyclones’ coach vents during halftime despite having a one-point lead
February 18, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Iowa State coach Larry Eustachy feared the Cyclones were beginning to believe they were as good as everybody said they were. So Eustachy tore into the Cyclones at halftime of their 79-71 victory over the Jayhawks on Saturday at Hilton Coliseum.
City Commission issues - Craig Campbell
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues Jimmy Lee Bricker
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues - Kevin Polian
February 18, 2001
City Commission issues - Jennifer Chaffee
February 18, 2001
Arts notes
February 18, 2001
Arts Commission taking grant applications Silent Film Festival set at Washburn Fund-raiser results in new theater seats
Area briefs
February 18, 2001
Dinner to honor award winner LMH offers seminar on stress management Baker wants Baldwin to close street section KU names director of multicultural affairs
City Commission issues - Sue Hack
February 18, 2001
People
February 18, 2001
Horoscopes
February 18, 2001
Nation Briefs
February 18, 2001
Oklahoma: Gay group heads back to Oral Roberts Illinois: Firefighters killed battling house blaze
Area briefs
February 18, 2001
Kansas City to mark Washington’s birthday Presidents Day event to honor Eisenhower Church to play host to investment workshop
NHL Roundup
Roy, Joseph struggle in tie
February 18, 2001
Two of the NHL’s best goalies went head-to-head, but a shootout ensued. Colorado’s Patrick Roy, the NHL’s career winningest goalie, allowed five goals on just 22 shots, but Curtis Joseph gave up five on 33 shots as the Avalanche tied the Toronto Maple Leafs 5-5 Saturday night.
Minnesota tops Jayhawk men
February 18, 2001
Kansas University’s Quentin Blakeney won in singles and teamed with Pete Stroer to win a doubles match Friday in the Jayhawks’ 5-2 men’s tennis loss to Minnesota.
Texas trips KU women
February 18, 2001
Texas won four singles matches and a doubles match to outlast Kansas, 4-3, in a college women’s tennis dual Saturday at Alvamar.
UT women roll
February 18, 2001
Colleen Lanne set her third record in three days to lead Texas to its third consecutive Big 12 swimming and diving championships on Saturday. Kansas placed sixth.
Bush’s tax-cut plan faces major hurdles in Congress
February 18, 2001
Hardening partisans lines, balking Republican moderates and an evenly divided Senate are creating major hurdles for President Bush as he tries to muscle his proposed $1.6 trillion, 10-year tax cut through Congress.
On the record
February 18, 2001
Francis Gilgin
February 18, 2001
Robert D. McClanahan
February 18, 2001
Composer, theater founder dies
February 18, 2001
By Kevin Bates Although he worked in the airline industry for a living, Frank Gilgin lived to compose music. “That really was what he wanted to do,” said his widow, Patricia.v
Students zone in on election
Housing issue may propel ‘apathetic’ crowd to polls
February 18, 2001
By Joel Mathis Kansas University students aren’t known for getting very involved in Lawrence city politics. Then again, they aren’t usually as riled as they have been lately. KU students have been mobilizing for months, both to vote in the fall presidential election and to oppose an attempt in Lawrence to bar more than two unrelated people from living together in homes in single-family neighborhoods.
Gas Service hedging plan backfired
February 18, 2001
A hedging program meant to save Kansas Gas Service customers at least $15 million this winter wound up causing heating bills to be slightly higher.
Allegiance a privilege, not a mandate
February 18, 2001
By Leonard Pitts Miami Herald I love my country. It’s not something you’ll catch me saying often, because, let’s face it, there are few pronouncements less cool.
Shockers beat SMS, stop 11-game skid
February 18, 2001
O.J. Robinson scored 12 points as Wichita State beat Southwest Missouri State, 59-48, Saturday night to snap an 11-game losing streak. Wichita State (8-16, 3-12 Missouri Valley) hit 9-of-10 free throws, five by Michael Phillips, in the final 1:10 to hold off the Bears.
Parenthood lowers bar for behavior
February 18, 2001
By Dave Barry Miami Herald Sometimes people ask me: “Dave, what is the essence of parenthood?” I always answer: “Lowering your standards.” For example, recently I was in a restaurant, having a bite to eat with my brother-in-law, Steve.
College Briefs
February 18, 2001
Two TCU starters dropped from team Volunteers’ Woods cited for disorderly conduct
Tax cuts almost always justified
February 18, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group Even when Alan Greenspan is mildly happy as happy as a central banker gets his demeanor resembles that of Woodrow Wilson when learning about the sinking of the Lusitania.
Top 25 men
Terps trounce Demon Deacons, 73-57
February 18, 2001
Happy or relieved? Juan Dixon wasn’t sure how to answer as No. 17 Maryland ended its recent slide with a 73-57 victory over No. 23 Wake Forest on Saturday.
Structure supported
February 18, 2001
Teachable moment
February 18, 2001
University president calls for end to use of SAT
February 18, 2001
Adding a powerful voice to the growing chorus of opposition to the SAT, University of California President Richard Atkinson was to propose this weekend that the school system drop the main part of the widely used yet controversial admissions test.
Briefs
February 18, 2001
Several offices closed for Presidents Day Livestock association to have annual meeting
Report on property values due
February 18, 2001
Douglas County Appraiser Marion Johnson will reveal on Monday how much residential property values have increased during the last year as he gives his annual report to the county commission.
Is leasing right for you? Take this quiz
February 18, 2001
Answer the questions in this Consumer Reports quiz, then tally the points to learn whether leasing is a good, neutral or poor option for your next auto transaction.
Mileage, warranty among items to consider
February 18, 2001
Making the lease-or-buy decision need not be a struggle. Ask yourself if you will drive only 12,000 miles a year. Check out how much you’d pay per mile if you exceed the mileage allowed.
Mexican cities plan trade visit
KU to play host of business meetings
February 18, 2001
By Scott Rothschild From the Heartland to the Yucatan, businesses are searching for ways to make money through trade between the United States and Mexico. That effort will be the focus of a weeklong series of meetings between delegates from both countries. The program starts Tuesday on the Kansas University campus.
To buy or lease?
Decision focuses on driving habits, personal preferences
February 18, 2001
By Mark Fagan They almost had him. A Kansas City-area Ford dealer was waving loan offers of zero-percent financing for five years on selected models of new cars, hoping to pump life into the dealer’s sagging sales activity.v
Travel briefs
February 18, 2001
Spirituality center to open in D.C. Florence palace among tours available
Music fans discover Kentucky
Mountainous region lures tourists with museum, bus tours
February 18, 2001
Naomi and Wynonna Judd, Ricky Skaggs, Loretta Lynn and Patty Loveless have always talked or sung about growing up in eastern Kentucky.
Voices of newsmen resonate through recordings today
February 18, 2001
Robert Trout died late last year. I remember how, in the ‘60s, CBS, trying to beat Huntley and Brinkley (Chet Huntley and David Brinkley) on NBC, temporarily ousted Walter Cronkite and tried the news team of Robert Trout and Roger Mudd. “Trout and Mudd” just didn’t work out.
Undercount in cities likely
February 18, 2001
The question is sometimes met with looks of suspicion in the Pilsen neighborhood, home to many Mexican immigrants. The mostly Spanish-speaking group at Temoc’s Gym is no exception.
Fiery leader of black militants, Muslims dies
February 18, 2001
Khalid Abdul Muhammad, a black militant known for harsh rhetoric about Jews and whites but revered as a heroic revolutionary by his followers in the New Black Panther Party, died Saturday after a brief illness.
Hannibal’ devours its first $100 million
February 18, 2001
“Hannibal” is poised to become the first film of the year 2001 to break the magic $100 million mark at the box office. And it’s chewing through moviegoers’ dollars at a blistering pace.
Photographer’s lab equipment on display
February 18, 2001
“Seeing the Unseen: Dr. Harold E. Edgerton and the Wonders of Strobe Alley,” a new interactive exhibit at the Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, 3218 Gladstone Blvd., will let you see images imperceptible to the human eye and explain how the images were captured.
Bank robbed by Daltons to close
February 18, 2001
The last bank robbed by the infamous Dalton gang will soon become history. The historic bank building that was the site of the gang’s last successful heist will close in June, a bank official said last week.
Door provides entry to new culture
February 18, 2001
Virtually every day for the last four months, Corey Bishop, a foundryman who molds metal into art, has walked out the door of his home to work on the door of his dreams.
Blackbear Bosin exhibit: a tale of two friends
Artifacts, paintings of American Indian artist on loan for show
February 18, 2001
By Jan Biles Wichita resident Britt Brown met artist Blackbear Bosin in the late 1940s. Brown was working for The Wichita Eagle and trying to sell advertising to the theaters. Bosin was painting movie posters at the Fox Theater.
Book briefs
February 18, 2001
A Painted House The Babel Effect
Ella’ blooms among some weeds
February 18, 2001
A sibling’s untimely death forces Ella, a 40-ish single mom, to be honest about her life, in Shelby Hearon’s 15th novel “Ella in Bloom” (Knopf, 259 pages, $23).
First elected female U.S. senator to appear on postage
February 18, 2001
The U.S. Postal Service is honoring Hattie W. Caraway, the first woman elected to the U.S. Senate, with a 76-cent stamp. It is the third in its “Distinguished Americans” series.
ISU’s freshmen fry Jayhawks
Sullivan, Power combine for 40 points on 10-of-12 three-point shooting
February 18, 2001
By Gary Bedore Iowa State freshmen Jake Sullivan and Shane Power won’t win any bodybuilding contests. Not at this stage of their college careers, anyway. “To be honest with you, they really don’t have any business playing Div. I basketball and they are doing unbelievable things, hitting key shots, creating stuff for teammates,” Kansas center Eric Chenowith said. “They are big pieces of that.”
Baseball Roundup
Hampton’s first day with Colorado rocky
February 18, 2001
Mike Hampton strained his left calf muscle during his first workout with the Colorado Rockies, an injury that could push back his first spring training start. Hampton, 28, injured his leg two weeks ago during a workout near his Houston home, and he tweaked the muscle again Friday during the Rockies’ first workout of spring training.
Dragila breaks record twice
Olympic champ tops own world mark in pole vault
February 18, 2001
Olympic champion Stacy Dragila raised the world record in the women’s pole vault to 15 feet, 5 inches on Saturday, twice breaking her own indoor world marks.
Excitement expected to return to Daytona 500
February 18, 2001
Dale Earnhardt apologized after the Daytona 500 nearly lulled fans to sleep with a three-hour, mostly single-file parade last year. “Bill France Sr. is probably spinning in his grave,” the seven-time Winston Cup champion said, referring to NASCAR’s founder.
Pantera’s metal mayhem endures
Pantera with Soulfly, Morbid Angel and Nothingface at Hale Arena, Kansas City, MO - 02/16/2001
February 18, 2001
By Michael Newman When one speaks of seeing an ‘80s metal bands perform, visions arise of well-past-it MTV has-beens playing the club circuit. But when the source of interest is Pantera, which headlined a four-band metal anschluss Friday night at Kansas City’s Hale Arena, those stereotypes just don’t apply.
Lions’ Stoneback claims five golds
February 18, 2001
Lawrence High junior Andrea Stoneback earned five gold medals during the third-annual Osage City powerlift meet Saturday.
Top 25 women
Rutgers nips Notre Dame
February 18, 2001
Scratch off the last unbeaten team in women’s Division I basketball, and put Rutgers back in the mix of teams that have a chance to go all the way.
Xtreme, Demons win
February 18, 2001
Jose Cortez kicked a 48-yard field goal as time expired to give the Los Angeles Xtreme a 12-9 victory over the Las Vegas Outlaws in the XFL on Saturday night.