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Sen. Clinton’s campaign treasurer, brother helped win pardons
February 22, 2001
(Updated Friday at 7:15 a.m.) Awash in controversy, Sen. Hillary Rodham Clinton said Thursday “I did not have any involvement in the pardons that were granted or not granted” by her husband just before he left office.
TOP MUSIC
February 22, 2001
TOP MOVIES
February 22, 2001
Exclusive Online Profile: Nancy Christy-Moore
Local painter’s work to be featured as part of Kentucky Derby festivities
February 22, 2001
By Michael Newman Nancy Christy-Moore’s “Horse Series” is the latest expression of her exploration of drawing her art from within. Trained as a commercial artist and illustrator, she first studied in Columbia, Missouri, then Chicago and later California. Christy-Moore never really pursued a career in commercial art, and it wasn’t until much later that she began to find her inspiration as a water-media artist.
Briefcase
February 22, 2001
Marisco’s adds to menu in northwest Lawrence Mortgage rates rise Lucent CEO admits missed opportunities DaimlerChrysler to sell $84,000 Unimog SUV
Lawrence girls host SM North
February 22, 2001
It’s the regular-season finale for the Lions. Lawrence’s three seniors Tayler Guntert, Cat Ross and Emily Schwartz will be recognized during pregame ceremonies. LHS has lost 12 in a row, including five by 30 points or more, since beating the Vikings.
Free State girls travel to SM East
February 22, 2001
Free State has won three in a row and seven of eight heading into its regular-season finale. The Firebirds also are 8-3 on the road this season. Shawnee Mission East clinched the league title on Wednesday, when Olathe East beat Shawnee Mission South.
Don’t get fenced in
Fences should reflect owner’s personality
February 22, 2001
The Victorian-style steel gate to Lucilla Jimenez’s house in Coral Gables, Fla., floats between a tall concrete wall like an elaborately decorated cake top, brimming with three layers of green flowers and a delicate heart.
One size doesn’t fit all with seedlings
Vegetables vary in speed, production and should be attended to accordingly
February 22, 2001
When it comes to seed-starting, one size doesn’t fit all. Within the DNA of each vegetable variety lies not only its potential for quality, but also its idiosyncrasies.
Get primed for whipping your lawn back in shape
February 22, 2001
Last summer our power over the lawn was usurped. If the heat and lack of rain weren’t our undoing, the armyworms staged overnight coups, the grubworms worked the same kind of destruction but more slowly under the soil, and brown patch spread like pestilence.
Annuals are back in style
February 22, 2001
Annuals are back in vogue but in hot, eye-catching colors and in containers. Salmon pink impatiens and blushing petunias are so 20th century.
Whatever you do, don’t let camellias sink
February 22, 2001
Too much water probably kills more mature camellias than too little, especially when it accumulates around the base of the plant.
Privacy bill passes in House
February 22, 2001
A bill to extend privacy protection to Kansans’ health and financial information won easy House approval, and a key senator predicted no problems from her colleagues.
Teen dies when standoff ends in shooting suicide
February 22, 2001
A 17-year-old boy died Wednesday following a seven-hour stand-off with police that ended with the boy shooting himself, authorities said.
Former councilman gets probation in fondling case
February 22, 2001
Former Ness City councilman John Seib and his stepson have been placed on probation for attempted aggravated indecent liberties with a child.
Defense wants barrel charges dismissed
February 22, 2001
Attorneys for accused serial killer John E. Robinson Sr. contend Johnson County prosecutors do not have jurisdiction or enough evidence to go to trial.
New camellia opens some eyes
California nursery introduces brilliant red variety that boasts lots of buds
February 22, 2001
Winter is the camellia’s season. There is an exciting bright red variety being introduced this year that apparently blooms early every year and sets lots of buds, even when the plant is very young.
TherapyWorks to offer healthy cooking seminar
February 22, 2001
TherapyWorks will offer a seminar on cooking with low-fat, high-fiber, nutrient-rich foods.
Former Kansas City reporter dies at 78
Ray Morgan’s career spanned 34 years
February 22, 2001
Ray Morgan, a former reporter and columnist for The Kansas City Times and The Kansas City Star, died Tuesday at age 78. Morgan, of Shawnee, died of complications from asthma at the Kansas University Medical Center, said his son, Scott Morgan of Lawrence.
State commission offering art grants
February 22, 2001
The Kansas Arts Commission is offering several grants to support programming, projects, activities and events during fiscal year 2002, from July 1 of this year through June 30, 2002.
Lansing cross-burning recalled at ceremony
February 22, 2001
About 30 people gathered this week for a vigil outside a mobile home where a makeshift cross was set on fire just over a year ago. “We cannot make them think that they got away with it,” Tino Camacho of the League of United Latin American Citizens of Kansas said at Tuesday’s ceremony.
City candidates face students
KU forum has high turnout as primary election nears
February 22, 2001
By Joel Mathis Kansas University student power was a hot topic Wednesday at a campus forum for Lawrence City Commission candidates.
Show goes ‘Under the Big Top’
Event moves to bigger digs
February 22, 2001
By Amy Trollinger The 16th annual Garden & Home Show is going under the big top this year literally. Planners are moving the annual show from Building 21 at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds to the arena.
Ellen Lefferd
February 22, 2001
Thelma Spillman
February 22, 2001
Wilbur Johnson
February 22, 2001
Joan Clark
February 22, 2001
On the record
February 22, 2001
County commission briefs
February 22, 2001
County to assist Topeka in rate fight Fees, penalties waived for home-based businesses Firehouse wins approval
Senate OKs KAN-ED plan
February 22, 2001
The Senate has approved a bill to create the KAN-ED communications network linking schools, libraries and hospitals.
Rural rezoning request tabled
Neighbors opposed to excavation firm find ally in county commissioner
February 22, 2001
By Joy Ludwig A Douglas County resident hoping to operate his rural excavation business from his home must wait until Monday for a decision from county commissioners.
Carter derides Clinton pardons
February 22, 2001
Former President Jimmy Carter said Tuesday that Bill Clinton abused his power and brought disgrace to the White House with his last-minute pardon of fugitive Marc Rich.
Clinton’s brother charged with drunken driving
February 22, 2001
Former President Clinton’s half-brother was charged Wednesday with drunken driving following his arrest over the weekend in nearby Hermosa Beach.
World briefs
February 22, 2001
Suspected terrorists arrested in Europe Chechen rebels kill Russian soldiers War crimes suspect in police custody
Gynecologists’ journal article retracted
February 22, 2001
A medical journal on Wednesday retracted articles by two Stanford University gynecologists accused of reporting inaccurate information from a series of surgeries a decade ago.
Strict parenting said to curb teen drug use
February 22, 2001
Teen-agers whose parents monitor the television they watch and the CDs they listen to are less likely to smoke, drink or use drugs. Still, seven in 10 youths live in households where parents set few rules or none at all, an anti-drug research center said Wednesday.
Breast cancer gene tracked
February 22, 2001
Powerful new technology that reveals patterns of gene activity inside cells can quickly determine which type of breast cancer a woman has, raising the possibility of more effective treatments.
Court rejects state workers’ federal disability lawsuits
February 22, 2001
The Supreme Court on Wednesday marched ahead on a course giving state governments more rights, ruling that state workers cannot use an important federal disability-rights law to win money damages for on-the-job discrimination.
New film production company lays off employees
February 22, 2001
Destination Films, a two-year-old production company that had a string of flops including “Bats” and “Drowning Mona,” has laid off all its employees and may file for bankruptcy.
Steely Dan tops Grammys
Veteran rockers, U2 trump controversial rapper in major categories
February 22, 2001
Veteran rockers U2 and Steely Dan and country singer Faith Hill stole some of the Grammy spotlight Wednesday from Eminem, whose angry lyrics entangled the ceremonies in controversy.
Clinton’s brother-in-law returns ‘pardon money’
February 22, 2001
Bill Clinton’s brother-in-law received about $300,000 for successfully lobbying for a pardon and a prison commutation that the former president granted on his last day in office, legal sources told The Associated Press.
31st Street plan ditched
KDOT looks to south, Wetlands group cries foul
February 22, 2001
By Dave Ranney State highway officials say they’ve given up on building the proposed South Lawrence Trafficway along 31st Street. In a letter faxed to Haskell Indian Nations University on Wednesday, Kansas Department of Transportation Chief Counsel Michael Rees said the department intends to begin buying land needed to put the trafficway along an undefined route between 31st Street and the Wakarusa River.
Wichita State falls in overtime
February 22, 2001
Kent Williams scored 26 points and Southern Illinois outscored Wichita State 15-9 in overtime for a 68-62 win Wednesday night
OU belts Baylor, 86-75
February 22, 2001
Caton Hill scored eight points during a game-ending 11-0 run that carried No. 8 Oklahoma to an 86-76 victory over No. 24 Baylor on Wednesday night.
ISU’s win streak hits 10
Cyclones turn back pesky Kansas State, 62-51
February 22, 2001
Iowa State’s 10th straight victory didn’t come in the usual high-scoring fashion. The No. 6 Cyclones scored 20 fewer points than their season average, but used tough defense to sweep Kansas State for the second straight season with a 62-51 win Wednesday night.
Duke decks Tech
Blue Devils retire Battier’s jersey
February 22, 2001
It was Shane Battier night at Duke and the senior forward didn’t disappoint. Battier had 16 points and keyed two first-half runs Wednesday night as No. 4 Duke handed Georgia Tech its most lopsided loss in 29 years, 98-54.
Stars sting Minnesota, 6-2
Nieuwendyk becomes 73rd NHL player to record 900 career points
February 22, 2001
With Mike Modano out of the game with a concussion, Joe Nieuwendyk reached a milestone and delivered a victory for the Dallas Stars.
Lakers turn back Spurs
Bryant misses L.A.’s 101-99 victory
February 22, 2001
The Los Angeles Lakers won without Kobe Bryant, and with Shaquille O’Neal scoring less than usual.
BU’s Schwerman named all-HAAC
February 22, 2001
Baker University’s Aaron Schwerman, a 6-foot-7 junior from Beloit, has been named to the All-Heart of America Athletics Conference men’s basketball first team.
Survey: KU program No. 37
February 22, 2001
Kansas University’s athletics program is ranked No. 37 overall and fourth in the Big 12 Conference by the Sporting News in its second annual survey of schools with NCAA upper division football and basketball programs.
Bonner drops Tonganoxie, 67-53
February 22, 2001
Tonganoxie High cut a 22-point fourth-quarter deficit to eight with 21/2 minutes to play, but Bonner Springs pulled away for a 67-53 boys basketball victory on Wednesday.
Russell favored at Big 12 championships
Jayhawk senior from Windsor, Ontario, holds school record in weight throw
February 22, 2001
By Gary Bedore Canadian Scott Russell is in no hurry to return to his native country. Russell, who’s favored to win the weight throw at this weekend’s Big 12 championships in Lincoln, Neb., is “pretty sure” he will red-shirt this upcoming outdoor track season.
Rams cut Super Bowl hero
Jones among three defenders released by St. Louis
February 22, 2001
Super Bowl hero Mike Jones was one of the first casualties as NFL teams began preparing Wednesday for the free-agent period with a series of moves.
Earnhardt laid to rest
Harvick to drive Intimidator’s car
February 22, 2001
Dale Earnhardt was buried in his hometown Wednesday in a private service as his team prepared to return his car to the track.
Allen completes staff
February 22, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University’s football coaching staff could be close to full strength for the first time since last November. Travis Jones, who coached linebackers and was recruiting coordinator the last three seasons at NCAA Div. I-AA Appalachian State, appears to be headed to KU as defensive line coach.
Haunted Castle’ has flimsy plot, OK effects
February 22, 2001
“Haunted Castle” is not so much a movie as an extended amusement-park ride. Ghostly stone sculptures and other demonic beasties rendered in three-dimensional computer animation seem to float from the screen while the audience appears to take a rolling tour of a dilapidated, seaside mansi
Van Gogh exhibition opens in St. Louis
February 22, 2001
Vincent van Gogh called them the artists of the “petit boulevard.” They were defiantly removed from the more mainstream “grand boulevard” of Impressionism walked by Claude Monet, Pierre Auguste Renoir and others.
Short stuff
February 22, 2001
Backpacks are on a roll Fashion for a good cause
Briefcase
February 22, 2001
U.S. trade deficit rises to $369 billion Home Depot co-chair announces retirement European firms sell stake in Sprint Corp. Sony touts more games, link with cell phones South Korean activists protest Daewoo layoffs
Cornhuskers complete sweep of Kansas women
February 22, 2001
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team followed its biggest victory of the season with its 15th loss. The Jayhawks (10-15 overall, 4-10 Big 12) knocked off then-No. 6 Iowa State on Saturday at Allen Fieldhouse, but Nebraska continued its recent domination of KU with a 49-46 victory on Wednesday at Devaney Center.
Carey called on for more minutes with Gooden out
February 22, 2001
By Levi Chronister With 6-foot-10 forward Drew Gooden sitting on the bench in a suit resting an injured wrist, Jeff Carey was called upon Wednesday to step in and play more than usual. Carey, a 6-11 fourth-year junior, played a career-high 23 minutes in Kansas University’s 91-79 victory over Colorado on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse, with season-highs of seven points and nine rebounds.
Wandering eyes
Cheating on the rise, according to students, teachers
February 22, 2001
By Tasha Riggins Special to the Journal-World Who was the president in 1854? If only you knew the answer. Your grade depends on this one test, and you did not study for one reason or another. You glance up at your teacher who seems to be engaged in a book. “He won’t notice if I take a peek at someone else’s test,” you think.
Gas bills heat up consumer prices
February 22, 2001
Consumer prices shot up a worrisome 0.6 percent in December, the biggest increase in 10 months, as homeowners saw their natural gas bills jump by a record amount, the Labor Department said Wednesday.
Coke, P&G combine snacks, drinks
February 22, 2001
Care for a Minute Maid fruit juice to wash down those Pringles potato chips? Procter & Gamble and Coca-Cola sure hope so.
NASCAR shares slow down
Earnhardt’s death leaves ‘void’ in sport
February 22, 2001
With the death of Dale Earnhardt, analysts worried about the effect of sinking fan support kept close tabs Wednesday on shares of International Speedway Corp. and Speedway Motorsports Inc.
Pope elevates 44 new cardinals
February 22, 2001
Pope John Paul II elevated 44 Roman Catholic prelates from five continents to cardinal rank Wednesday, to the delight of a multinational crowd that turned a solemn, ancient ritual into a joyous celebration of the church’s global reach.
Farmers Co-op offered $11.7 million buyout
AGP Grain seeks purchase by spring
February 22, 2001
By Mark Fagan A regional cooperative wants to buy most of the assets of the bankrupt Farmers Cooperative Assn. A subsidiary of Omaha, Neb.-based Ag Processing Inc., or AGP, has offered to buy much of the Lawrence-based co-op’s inventory and all but three of its locations for $11.73 million.
Daily ticker
February 22, 2001
Florida braces for season of wildfires
February 22, 2001
The long fire season ahead weighed heavily on the minds of firefighters Wednesday as they tried to control a 10,000-acre swamp blaze that has shut down part of a central Florida interstate.
FBI looks to tighten agency security
February 22, 2001
FBI officials failed for years to heed a series of blunt warnings to tighten security measures, which might have allowed them to detect the kind of espionage that Robert P. Hanssen allegedly conducted with Russian agents for much of the past 15 years, government officials said Wednesday.
Jayhawks blast Buffs
Healthy Collison leads Kansas over Colorado
February 22, 2001
By Gary Bedore A healthy Nick Collison makes all the difference for Kansas University’s men’s basketball team. “It helps to not be dying out there,” said Collison, who scored a career-high 26 points and contributed a career-best seven assists in KU’s 91-79 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Childhood over too soon
February 22, 2001
The two girls couldn’t have been more than 10 years old, but they had very grown-up plans for the muffin they bought at the bookstore cafe.
Tougher penalty
February 22, 2001
Humane lesson
February 22, 2001
Russia still warrants cautious approach
February 22, 2001
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services It sounds like the stuff of cold war novels. An American and not just an American but an FBI agent is arrested and charged with spying for Russia. Robert Philip Hanssen, 56, a 25-year veteran of America’s premier law enforcement agency, was allegedly paid $1.4 million in cash and diamonds for selling out his country.
Arts Notes
February 22, 2001
Auditions for ‘Cat’ set on Sunday, Monday Clown theater coming to arts center Marble makers construct appearance Romanian gymnasts to perform at JCCC
Inflation surge triggers stock selloff
Markets fall as investors worry about slowing economy, Federal Reserve’s actions
February 22, 2001
The Nasdaq composite index fell to its lowest level in nearly two years Wednesday after an unexpected surge in inflation intensified investors’ fears about the future. The Dow Jones industrial average also plunged more than 200 points in heavy trading after the government reported the biggest increase in consumer prices in 10 months.
Movie listings
February 22, 2001
Going to the chapel…
… or the gazebo
February 22, 2001
By Jim Baker If you’re planning a wedding in Lawrence, there’s really no need to make sure you get yourself to the church on time.
National briefs
February 22, 2001
Education gains linked to blacks’ income rise Los Angeles wants to block Census action Veterans win lawsuit for free health care
National briefs
February 22, 2001
University’s race-based admissions appealed Updated voting technology sought Transit system guarantees service
Bamboo a unique garden addition
February 22, 2001
Bamboo is a wonderful architectural plant. The upright stalks can create a living fence or a verdant backdrop for other plants. With each season, the appearance of a grove changes.
Garden books can help weed good from bad
February 22, 2001
Garden-book publishers have spent years churning out endless variations of the “essential” general horticultural reference. They’ve been pocket-size and they’ve been giant tomes weighing almost 10 pounds.
Natural gas storage levels at record low
February 22, 2001
Supplies of stored natural gas are at record lows nationwide almost guaranteeing consumers more high prices next winter, particularly if another hot summer drives up electric demand, Kansas Geological Survey officials said.
Area briefs
February 22, 2001
Scholarship fund honors KU worker’s father One of Ireland’s top shows coming to KC ‘Old Guard’ creating new association OU presidents to live close to campus again
Proms are just around the corner
February 22, 2001
The calendar says it’s still winter but Seventeen magazine is reminding teen-agers that prom time is just around the corner.
Keg registration bill recycled
Five-year law-enforcement effort finally may be on way to becoming law
February 22, 2001
A proposal to make liquor stores keep track of beer keg buyers may have aged enough to advance out of committee this year. For at least five years, law enforcement officials and others have advocated a keg registration proposal, arguing it would reduce underage beer parties by tracking buyers.
Trial ordered in senior’s slaying
Officer says defendant spoke of rap song about ‘killing sickness’
February 22, 2001
By Mike Belt Eighty-six-year-old Vivian Johnson pleaded for her life and tried to crawl under her bed as she was being hit with a shovel in the early-morning hours of Nov. 1. Based on that statement and others made by a co-defendant shortly after his arrest, Joseph A. Hayden, 17, Olathe, was ordered Wednesday to stand trial for Johnson’s murder.
Nobel laureate offered slot in Israeli government
February 22, 2001
Prime Minister-elect Ariel Sharon said Wednesday that he remains determined to form a national unity government despite the sudden exit of Ehud Barak, whose late-night resignation as Cabinet candidate, member of Parliament and leader of the Labor Party continued to roil Israeli politics.
Product recalls
February 22, 2001
Repair kit available for highchairs Barbie sunglasses may damage skin Baby cribs need mattress repair
Sub was aware of ship, investigators find
Crewman says he was distracted from duties by civilians; rare court proceeding slated for Monday
February 22, 2001
For the first time, federal investigators are saying the crew of the USS Greeneville detected a surface ship in the area where the submarine later collided with a Japanese fishing boat.
Graves drawing fire on education budget
February 22, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Even Gov. Bill Graves’ allies are starting to criticize him about his higher education budget. “This budget reflects a great deal of frustration for me,” State Sen. David Adkins, R-Leawood, said Wednesday.
Our town
February 22, 2001
Rodriguez arrives at Rangers’ camp
February 22, 2001
Alex Rodriguez knows he’ll pay the price for making $252 million. Rodriguez reported to spring training Wednesday and went right to work for the Texas Rangers, taking batting practice and fielding grounders.
Inspector Morse gets proper sendoff
February 22, 2001
Murder may return to the British university town of Oxford, but none will ever be investigated again by Inspector Morse, the most durable British detective on the “Mystery!” series.
Clinton shakes up speaking circuit
Former president draws cheers, jeers
February 22, 2001
Bill Clinton is a hot prospect on the lecture circuit, sometimes too hot to handle. Even with some organizers shunning him, Clinton is being wooed to podiums in the United States, Canada, Asia, Europe and Latin America.
44-year-old wonders when to disclose virginity to boyfriend
February 22, 2001
What Are You Reading?
February 22, 2001
Spinning the Web: Ruling to have little effect on MP3 traders
February 22, 2001
By Michael Newman When speaking about Usenet news groups in 1993, co-founder of the Electronic Frontier Foundation John Gilmore commented to Time Magazine that “the Internet treats censorship as a defect and routes around it.”
Film Review - ‘One Day in September’
Documentary recalls chilling events of 1972 Munich crisis
February 22, 2001
By Dan Lybarger For a documentary about an incident that occurred nearly 30 years ago, “One Day in September” feels remarkably tense and urgent.
Music for people
VAST frontman goes from teen spotlight to modern limelight
February 22, 2001
By Geoff Harkness Jon Crosby is one of the few musicians who readily admits that he’d rather be in the recording booth than onstage.
The fabricated four
1964’… The Tribute adopts mop-tops for a living
February 22, 2001
By Jon Niccum “In no way is Akron, Ohio, like Liverpool, England,” says singer/guitarist Mark Benson. “It’s not a seaport town. Nobody here has an English accent. I’m trying like crazy to think of ways that it’s similar, and it just isn’t.”
Film Review - ‘Monkeybone’
Monkeybone’ never revives from comedy coma
February 22, 2001
By Loey Lockerby There’s nothing worse than a comedy that isn’t funny. At least if a drama is bad, it’s possible to derive some enjoyment by making fun of it. But a bad comedy is just grating, like someone screaming in your ear for two hours.
Improving improv
Local theater encourages adults to interact
February 22, 2001
By Mitchell J. Near Annette Cook believes that everyone is an actor at heart, and she’s out to prove it.
Word Of Mouth: ‘Jefferson’s’
Jefferson’s puts fried food, burgers at the top of the bill
February 22, 2001
By Diane Frook For some reason, Jefferson’s Restaurant didn’t see the wisdom in designing their menu cover to be an oversized version of a two-dollar bill, rather than a one-dollar bill.
Flying under the radar
Songwriter Karla Bonoff remains singable but not signable
February 22, 2001
By Geoff Harkness Karla Bonoff is as unlikely a Goo Goo Dolls fan as you’ll ever find. The folky singer/songwriter, best known for her dramatic and emotional late-‘70s recordings, isn’t someone you typically think of when you envision a modern rock lover, but Bonoff’s all ears.
The cowboy way
Lassoes, pistols and ‘dillos prove sporty in Texas
February 22, 2001
By Seth Jones Like Kid Rock says, “I wanna be a cowboy, baby.”
At-large elections draw fire
Former candidate suggests ward system for city government
February 22, 2001
By Joel Mathis Start talking politics with Scott Henderson, and he might show you his map of the city of Lawrence. The map is marked with highlighter ink, each mark showing where city commissioners live.
Napster draws scorn from music industry
February 22, 2001
Music executives on Wednesday shook off Napster’s offer to settle a copyright infringement lawsuit, saying it didn’t offer a viable business plan and failed to address security concerns.
College costs burden poor students
February 22, 2001
Low-income students who are otherwise qualified academically to get into college may soon be shut out of the hallowed halls anyway because of a financial aid system that favors middle-class students, according to a panel authorized by Congress to oversee financial aid.
Jayhawks punish Buffs inside
Lack of height dooms Colorado to 24th straight loss to Kansas
February 22, 2001
By Chuck Woodling No Drew Gooden. No Luke Axtell. Kansas may have been missing two of its rotation players on Wednesday night, but Colorado coach Ricardo Patton hardly thought the Jayhawks were vulnerable.
Lady Bird still graces Texas
February 22, 2001
By David Shribman The Boston Globe It is no chore here, in the gentle hills above Austin, to find the house where Lady Bird Johnson lives. It’s the one with the wildflowers on the mailbox.
RADIO LISTS
February 22, 2001
People
February 22, 2001
God, Bono and his music Liotta dines with ‘Hannibal’ ‘Seinfeld’ alum resurfacing Lopez tossed body guard
KUAC to study five-year budget
February 22, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Rarely does the Kansas University Athletics Corp. board conduct a special meeting. And never has the KUAC board met on a Sunday morning. Things change.
KU victory takes off pressure
Jayhawks relieved
February 22, 2001
By Gary Bedore Roy Williams took a poll in the locker room after Kansas’ 91-79 victory over Colorado on Wednesday night at Allen Fieldhouse. “Coach asked everybody, ‘How many (of you) felt pressure to win tonight?’ A lot of the guys raised their hands.
Gulf coalition revival not likely
February 22, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group The imagery is commanding: A soldier-statesman struggles to hold together a coalition of 30 and more nations that banded together to fight a war and now must protect the imperfect peace that followed.
Exclusive Online Profile: Ken Baker
Chef’s travels bring him back to Lawrence
February 22, 2001
By Michael Newman St. Louis native Ken Baker came to Lawrence in 1990, but left a double major in political science and history at KU to heed the call of the kitchen. He ran the kitchen at Tellers between ‘93 and ‘96 before he headed west to study at the California Culinary Academy.
Judge dismisses electricity lawsuit by Ottawa, Baldwin
February 22, 2001
By Joy Ludwig A judge Tuesday threw out a lawsuit brought by Ottawa, Baldwin and five other cities claiming they had been overbilled $750,000 for electricity by a Kansas City, Kan., utility in 1999.
Horoscopes
February 22, 2001
CD REVIEWS - Dayton Family, Tri State Clicc
February 22, 2001
Calendar
February 22, 2001
Winter-blooming voodoo lily as eerie as its name
February 22, 2001
Voodoo lily is a most unusual plant, beginning with the fact that it flowers reliably in midwinter without even being planted in soil. Set the tuber, which is about the size of a softball, in a saucer just to keep it from tipping over.
Consider head-turners for your garden
Japanese anemone one of several varieties that can add beauty, color
February 22, 2001
In any community, some members star, others support and a few more turn heads because they are delightfully different.
Robert Irwin
February 22, 2001
Fighting game offers dramatic graphics, great moves
February 22, 2001
It’s hard to find anything new under the sun when it comes to fighting games. However, if you own a PlayStation 2, Tecmo has a game that every fighting fan has to play “DOA2 Hardcore.”
Briefly
February 22, 2001
Girl Scout cookies ready for delivery to hungry fans Two children missing Blood drive to trade ice cream for donation Lecompton student to perform in concert State law requires youths to take boat-safety class
Parting Shot
February 22, 2001
Somebody likes it
February 22, 2001
J-W Editorial What’s art and when is it good or bad? It always goes both ways. Hardly a day goes by that a controversy doesn’t surface regarding some new “artistic” effort, whether it involves painting, sculpture, music or dance.
National briefs
February 22, 2001
Restaurant shooter given five life terms Contempt hearing urged on Indian trust accounts Disability allowed as refugee status Federal budget surplus increases Seductress sentenced for double murder
National briefs
February 22, 2001
Air crash safety urged 27 assisted suicides reported Nike factory abuse exposed Navy jet crash kills 2
Recipes tout Midwest flavor
Cook uncovers culinary secrets
February 22, 2001
By Mitchell J. Near Jayni Carey’s place is in the kitchen.
Livestock disease hits British farms
February 22, 2001
An outbreak of highly infectious foot-and-mouth disease in British pigs prompted a government ban Wednesday on exports of meat, milk and livestock and threatened serious damage to the country’s beleaguered farming industry.