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Bluegrass review
January 7, 2001
When you think of bluegrass music, you just naturally think of … Idaho? Well, not really. But The Grasshoppers prove that bluegrass is alive and well in the mountains of the West.
Dickey bemoans D
Tech coach disappointed with defense
January 7, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Not a single Texas Tech basketball fan was holding a placard displaying a big D and a picket fence on Saturday night. Dee-fense, dee-fense, dee-fense. What defense?
New building, old story for KU-Tech
Undermanned Red Raiders needed Young, tossed cheerleader again
January 7, 2001
By Chuck Woodling What a difference two years makes. Last time Kansas came to Texas Tech to play basketball, the Jayhawks met the Red Raiders in a place called the Lubbock Municipal Coliseum.
Local Sports Briefs
January 7, 2001
Baker men win BU women fall Lions’ Legler tops among city swimmers
Free State finishes third in Burlington Tournament
January 7, 2001
Apparently Free State High’s wrestling team just needed a change of scenery. Coming off two lopsided losses in a home double dual, the Firebirds finished third in the 14-team Burlington Tournament on Saturday with 141 points.
Lawrence High’s Patton improves to 18-0 at SMS
January 7, 2001
Lawrence High senior Sean Patton is still perfect. The LHS wrestler captured the 135-pound weight class at the Shawnee Mission South Invitational to improve his record to 18-0.
Balanced attack propels Lions
Lawrence High has nine players score in a 51-44 victory over SM East
January 7, 2001
By Levi Chronister Basketball is a team sport and Lawrence High proved it Saturday. Nine Lions scored and a variety of Lawrence players stepped up when necessary in a 51-44 boys victory over Shawnee Mission East in the Lions’ gym.
On the record
January 7, 2001
Ryan services
January 7, 2001
Pearl Wedeman
January 7, 2001
Rutledge services
January 7, 2001
Delbert Mathia
January 7, 2001
Retired clerk of county dies
January 7, 2001
By Katie Hollar Patty Jaimes says she had quite a legacy to follow when she succeeded Delbert Mathia as Douglas County Clerk. “It was a little frightening,” she said. “But he was my mentor. I think he trained me very well.”
Inauguration committee backed by big-dollar donors
January 7, 2001
George W. Bush’s inaugural committee reported Friday it had raised $5 million, virtually all of it in six-figure chunks from supporters of his presidential campaign.
Some chads missed candidates altogether
January 7, 2001
As many as 1,700 Miami-Dade County voters invalidated their presidential ballots because they mistakenly punched the chad immediately below the one corresponding to their preferred candidate, a California re-searcher has found.
Energy OPEC to cut crude oil production
January 7, 2001
Members of the Organization of Petroleum Exporting Countries have agreed to cut production by 1.5 to 2 million barrels a day to boost prices, Kuwait’s oil minister said Saturday.
Congress certifies Bush
Gore presides over constitutional formality
January 7, 2001
With the vanquished Vice President Al Gore presiding, Congress formally anointed George W. Bush on Saturday as the victor in last year’s achingly close and bitterly contested presidential election.
Allegations dog lottery
Employee says complaints about pornography, racism backfired
January 7, 2001
By Dave Ranney A Kansas Lottery employee says that he was unjustly reprimanded for refusing to keep quiet about pornography that he found on some of the office’s computers. Todd Kinney, a computer technician, filed a complaint last week with the Kansas Human Rights Commission, accusing lottery officials of subjecting him to harassment and discrimination after he contacted Gov. Bill Graves’ office.
Father’s donation saves son
2-year-old was running out of time until receiving part of dad’s liver
January 7, 2001
By Joel Mathis The whites of Miles Blomgren’s eyes are actually white. That’s no small accomplishment for the 2-year-old. Just a few months ago his eyes were yellow and his skin had a jaundiced cast to it both caused by a failing liver that wouldn’t discard bile.
Raiders roll over Dolphins
James’ 90-yard interception return sparks Oakland in 27-0 victory
January 7, 2001
Tory James didn’t wait until he reached the end zone to start celebrating. The Oakland cornerback high-stepped for the final 25 yards of his 90-yard interception return that started the Raiders on a 27-0 rout of Miami on Saturday.
Dangerous Vikings rout Saints
Minnesota’s Moss, Carter make big plays, defense dominates in 34-16 victory
January 7, 2001
Daunte Culpepper has a simple job thanks to the weapons that surround him. And who can argue with Culpepper when Randy Moss and Cris Carter are making huge plays, the offensive line is impenetrable and the defense isn’t budging?
Jayhawks trip Tech
Gooden comes off bench to score 23 as Kansas opens Big 12 with victory
January 7, 2001
By Gary Bedore Drew Gooden tossed and turned all night Friday night. “I was so anxious to play a Big 12 game I couldn’t sleep,” said Gooden, who exploded for a career-high 23 points in Kansas’ 94-82 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night in the conference opener for both teams.
Arbor foundation wants national tree
January 7, 2001
Redwoods hold the distinction in California. The buckeye does in Ohio. In Nebraska and Kansas, it’s the cottonwood. All 50 states have designated an official tree over the years, and the best trivia buffs can rattle off their names.
Library collection adds rare texts
January 7, 2001
A rare book collector has left Wichita State University his collection of more than 2,000 first-edition Nazi propaganda books and pamphlets. Henry Amsden donated the books before he died at age 83 of leukemia on Dec. 27.
Piano tuner has ear for music
January 7, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Working methodically, Loren Buntemeyer mutes one string and with a tuning hammer adjusts another on a piano in one of the faculty studios in Murphy Hall. “A piano has more moving parts than a Volkswagen,” Buntemeyer says.
Lawrence school board
January 7, 2001
Agenda highlights 7 p.m. Monday 110 McDonald Drive
Gas prices higher even at the source
January 7, 2001
Residents in this southwest Kansas town expected to pay bargain prices for natural gas this winter because the city owns two gas wells and is located near one of the oldest gas fields in the Midwest.
Natural gas prices take top priority
January 7, 2001
High natural gas bills are supplanting school finance as the most pressing issue as the 2001 Legislature convenes. Constituents faced with doubling and tripling heating bills are calling the 165 legislators and asking for help paying bills or action to cap spiraling prices.
Briefly
January 7, 2001
Legislators return to Topeka Information: Hot line allows access to legislative activity Community: Mental health center to play host to summit Utility bills: Red Cross of Kansas receives winter grant
World Briefs
January 7, 2001
Turkey: Troops enter Iraq to battle Kurds Bangladesh: Muslim preachers gather for conference India: Protesters demand an end to violence
Somalia gunmen attack lawmakers
January 7, 2001
Militia gunmen attacked government forces escorting the parliament’s speaker and other officials on Saturday, killing at least nine people and wounding dozens of others, witnesses said. The fate of the officials was unknown.
Thailand vote tosses prime minister
January 7, 2001
This nation’s voters banished their conservative, reform-minded prime minister Saturday and elected a new government headed by a U.S.-educated telecommunications billionaire who has promised to spend lavishly to revive the sluggish economy.
Wolrd Briefs
January 7, 2001
Spain: New mom gives birth during Epiphany parade Iran: Bus crash kills 12 after driver falls asleep Japan: Choking man saved by vacuum cleaner
Holy Land quiet on Christmas
January 7, 2001
Bethlehem ushered in Orthodox Christmas on Saturday with none of the usual crowds of visitors and with little cheer both kept away by months of Israeli-Palestinian bloodshed and Israeli blockades.
Bush’s recession talk may be effort to avoid his father’s mistakes
January 7, 2001
An irked Clinton White House accuses George W. Bush of running the risk of talking the country into a recession by poor-mouthing the state of the economy at every opportunity.
GOP touts Bush’s legislative agenda
January 7, 2001
Echoing the campaign themes of President-elect George W. Bush, Senate Republican leader Trent Lott on Saturday outlined education, national defense and tax relief as priorities for Republicans in the new Congress.
Clinton pays call on D.C. zoo pandas
January 7, 2001
President Clinton paid a private courtesy call Saturday on Washington’s newly arrived Chinese pandas, marveling over their boundless appetites and watching them scramble up the snow-covered rocks of their chilly outdoor enclosure.
Oil company’s Asia shipments drove up costs on West Coast
January 7, 2001
BP Amoco bumped up West Coast oil prices by exporting Alaskan crude to Asia for less than it could have sold it to U.S. refiners, according to experts’ reports and court records obtained by The Oregonian.
X-Files’ spins off ‘Lone Gunmen’ for computer geeks
January 7, 2001
There are still some people in this world who, when they speak, are guaranteed an audience. Fans of “Star Trek” come to mind.
Canada features animal postage
January 7, 2001
A gray wolf, a white-tailed deer and a red fox step out of the wild to appear on the new 2001 definitive stamps of Canada. New designs for the Queen Elizabeth II, maple leaf and flag stamps also have been issued.
Russian president denies nuclear weapons stockpile
January 7, 2001
President Vladimir Putin on Saturday dismissed reports that Russia may have deployed nuclear weapons in a Russian enclave sandwiched between Poland and Lithuania, news media said.
Retired professor still likes to teach his former students
January 7, 2001
By Calder Pickett Well, I’m off on another of those efforts to tell a few things to you former students, some of whom actually graduated from Kansas University. I don’t really know much about that university any more.
Upholstered furniture reflects past lifestyles
January 7, 2001
From Queen Anne chairs to Joe Six-Pack’s recliner, upholstered furniture plays a central role in American homes. “The Art of Upholstery,” an exhibit at the Daughters of American Revolution Museum through April 30, looks at the origins of the decorative art in Europe and extends to methods used in a present-day shop.
BRAINS donate time to Alzheimer’s research
Healthy volunteers offer control group to scientists
January 7, 2001
Needed: a few good brains. Or BRAINS, to be exact Biologically Resilient Adults in Neurological Studies. Volunteers in the University of Kentucky’s BRAIN program could help researchers gain much-needed insight into the cause and treatment of Alzheimer’s disease.
Breast cancer group seeks nominations for Wellspring Award
January 7, 2001
By Jan Biles Sometimes the best work in a community is done without a lot of fanfare. That’s why Breast Cancer Action Inc. last year established its Wellspring Award. The honor recognizes a professional and a volunteer in the field of women’s health who have been sources of inspiration and compassion for Douglas County women.
Storyline, colorful illustrations buoy ‘My Duck’
January 7, 2001
By Jim Hummels If it walks like a duck and it quacks like a duck, then it must be a duck. Right? Well, what if it IS a duck, but doesn’t walk or talk like one? “My Duck,” written and illustrated by Tanya Linch, captures the essence of that question with delicious style.
Business Briefcase
January 7, 2001
New products: Ostrich, emu among foods expected to emerge in 2001 Prediction: Online real estate dealings to increase despite glitches Motley Fool: Name that company
New Year’s resolution should be to make your dollars count
January 7, 2001
New Year’s Eve. Let’s see, what should it be this time? Cut out caffeine? Eat less salt? Read more classics? Do more sit-ups? Resolve to turn the other cheek? Learn to “know my rights as a taxpayer?”
Network Solutions seeks to expand
Name-registration business plans to become Internet powerhouse
January 7, 2001
No longer content with being the Internet’s leading real-estate agent, the company in charge of registering .com, .net and .org addresses now has empire-building on its mind.
What do men really want? A Humvee
January 7, 2001
By Dave Barry Miami Herald It is time for our popular feature “Stuff That Guys Need.” Today’s topic is: The Humvee.
Old home town - 25, 40, and 100 years ago today
January 7, 2001
Images from life
Jackson’s works are both intimate and distant
January 7, 2001
By Jan Biles Hobart Jackson says viewers will have to consider whether the life drawings and photographs in his exhibition at the Lawrence Arts Center can be called art. To him they are “a body of work accumulated over years” that represent his “Practice.” “That’s ‘Practice’ with a capital P,” Jackson says, explaining that his process of creating art has a meditative component and his works are the result of emotion, gesture, technique and discipline.
Glamour tests writer’s fashion ideas
January 7, 2001
Glamour magazine put Greg Polkosnik’s “Cosmically Chic” fashion predictions to the test. According to Polkosnik, Aquariuses are supposed to look good in electric blue and gravitate toward sexy skirts and high-heeled boots. That jibes with the taste of Suzanne Yalof Schwartz, the magazine’s executive fashion director.
Pet sitter’s view
January 7, 2001
Jazz’ chronicles America’s music
January 7, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group OK, this is what you do Monday night. Begin watching the first episode the first of 10 episodes of the public television series “Jazz.” At the 40-minute mark, trumpeter Wynton Marsalis explains “the Big Four” the technique of accenting the second fourth beat of a march.
Economic luck may have run out
January 7, 2001
By Cecil Johnson Fort Worth Star-Telegram Maybe those who say that it is better to be lucky than smart know what they’re talking about. Who would have figured that eight years of prosperity would be showing signs of petering out less than three weeks before George W. Bush moves into the White House? Perhaps Bush was smart enough to foresee it.
Legislative wishes
January 7, 2001
Journal-World Editorial Local legislators have a list of local priorities to help guide their work in the upcoming session. When local legislators march off to Topeka next week, they will carry with them several wish lists from local residents and governmental bodies. As lawmakers gathered those lists in the last week, some interesting issues and priorities emerged.
Cosmically chic
It’s hip to wear your zodiac sign on your sleeve
January 7, 2001
Want fashion advice? Look to the stars. Not the Hollywood stars who do the red-carpet runway show, but the stars above as in the zodiac. “People use astrology to examine their soul, but there is a very physical aspect to it,” says Greg Polkosnik, author of the new book “Cosmically Chic” (Andrews McMeel Publishing).
A time of coming together and learning
Annual celebration revives MLK’s message
January 7, 2001
By Jim Baker Maybe this will be the year. The Rev. William Dulin certainly hopes so. Dulin would love to see 2001 the first year of the 21st century be the year that turnout for the annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day celebration in Lawrence meets his expectations.
Nation Briefs
January 7, 2001
Florida: ‘Small, thin, white man’ spared prison time BOSTON: Boy’s violent drawing constitutes ‘threat’ LOS ANGELES: Alleged mobster sent back to prison
Nation Briefs
January 7, 2001
Florida: Crack house shootings leave 3 women dead Washington: Teen confesses to family murders
Nation Briefs
January 7, 2001
Top 25 Women
Cyclones survive Sooners’ rally
January 7, 2001
Megan Taylor’s resiliency salvaged a victory for Iowa State. Taylor, who sprained her ankle earlier in the week, delivered a game-winning jumper as time expired to lead No. 7 Iowa State to an 81-79 victory over No. 19 Oklahoma on Saturday.
Big 12 men
Cyclones rip OU in opener
January 7, 2001
Oklahoma backed off Jamaal Tinsley and Tinsley made the Sooners pay. Tinsley hit three quick three-pointers to spark a torrid second half, and Kantrail Horton scored a career-high 27 points as No. 23 Iowa State beat No. 15 Oklahoma, 100-80, Saturday in a Big 12 opener.
Haslett named top coach
Saints captured NFC West title under first-year boss
January 7, 2001
In the Year of the Coach, the job Jim Haslett did in New Orleans was the most outstanding. Haslett, in his first season coaching the Saints, beat a strong field to win The Associated Press NFL Coach of the Year award, announced Saturday.
Lawrence Briefs
January 7, 2001
KU to play host to student job fair Workshops to teach meditation to lower stress MS Society names walk chair Mrs. Kansas candidates still needed for pageant
Bridge-jumper fled psych ward
Suicide that also killed truck driver considered second-degree murder
January 7, 2001
A man who jumped from an overpass and crashed through the windshield of a truck, killing both himself and the driver, had a history of psychiatric problems, officials said.
Lawrence diver explores Pacific
62-year-old dives for artifacts from sunken World War II ships
January 7, 2001
By Mike Belt Last month Galen White gave himself a retirement party that included a background setting of colorful tropical fish, sharks, and the foreboding hulks of sunken Japanese warships.
Palestinian, Israeli talks on hold while blockades up
January 7, 2001
Palestinian security officials insisted Saturday they can do nothing to quell unrest until Israel lifts its blockade of the West Bank and Gaza Strip, complicating a U.S. push to stem three months of bloodshed.
Safety net can’t save Philly youths
January 7, 2001
The two young men were chosen more than a year ago as among those most likely to be killed or to kill someone else. An experimental city probation program was supposed to save them. It didn’t.
Crews douse California fire
January 7, 2001
Cooler temperatures and rising humidity on Saturday helped firefighters surrounding lingering hot spots of a blaze that destroyed six homes earlier this week.
Tobacco critic urges dismantling industry
January 7, 2001
The U.S. tobacco industry should be dismantled and cigarettes should be sold in brown paper wrappers by a corporation created and tightly regulated by Congress, former Food and Drug Administration commissioner David Kessler concludes in a book to be released this week.
Series puts Clinton under microscope
Candid documentary on administration to run on ABCPBS
January 7, 2001
Journalists like to look upon their work as the first draft of history. The upcoming ABC and PBS collaboration, “The Clinton Years,” is best considered a reliable second draft.
From Spago to ABC, Puck loves to talk and cook
January 7, 2001
Wolfgang Puck’s celebrity is fed by his famous restaurants, including the original Spago in Hollywood, his pizzas, pastas and soups on sale in supermarkets, and his regular appearances on ABC’s “Good Morning America.”
Horoscopes
January 7, 2001
Center seeking art proposals for its new building
January 7, 2001
By Jan Biles The Lawrence Arts Center staff members wants their new building in the 900 block of New Hampshire to reflect the artists living in Lawrence and the surrounding around. But they realized allowing a metalsmith to make a sculpture for the lobby or a painter to create a mural in the entryway just wasn’t enough.
One bad apple
Ethylene gas can cause premature decaying of fruits and cut short the life of cut flowers
January 7, 2001
By Carol Boncella “An apple in the pot makes the plant bloom a lot.” Or so the saying goes. More than an old wives’ tale, a few apple slices placed in the container of a houseplant, especially in one from the bromeliad family, may entice the plant to bloom, even if it has been reluctant to do so in the past.
Furniture designers getting their due
January 7, 2001
Furniture from the 1950s and 1960s is selling for good prices at the Modernism auctions. Famous makers like Charles Eames and George Nelson are known to many collectors, but makers who did a limited number of pieces of custom furniture have been ignored until recently.
Business Briefs
January 7, 2001
Stitch in time
Nation’s only college quilting program studies hobby-turned-art
January 7, 2001
Hints of her academic passion are scattered among the usual clutter of papers and files in Carolyn Ducey’s tiny office an array of fabric swatches, antique quilting needles, a small Japanese quilt hanging on the far wall.
Nation Briefs
January 7, 2001
NEW YORK: Physician’s suicide also kills his family WASHINGTON, D.C.: U.S., Jordan trade pact awaits congressional approval NEW YORK city: River search under way for possible plane crash New Jersey: Ferry that ran aground due back in service
Top 25 men
Tar Heels upend Wake Forest
January 7, 2001
Battling No. 4 Wake Forest wasn’t too difficult for Brendan Haywood following his trip to the barber.
Giants have hope again with Fassel
Coach needs playoff victory over Philadelphia to gain trust of organization
January 7, 2001
Outside, the snow started to fall Friday and Jim Fassel walked the cold corridors of Giants Stadium on his way back to his office. He wore his gray sweat suit, the one with “New York Giants” and his initials stitched on the front, and walked with his hands stuffed in pants pockets.
May K. Chamberlin
January 7, 2001
Senator calls for lottery scrutiny
Lawmakers say renewal decision must be made this year
January 7, 2001
Many legislative leaders want to move quickly this year on deciding whether to keep the Kansas Lottery alive. Not so fast, says Senate President-elect Dave Kerr. “The lottery has suffered a lot of bad press and some of that is justified,” said Kerr, R-Hutchinson. “There are a lot of questions to be asked before any renewal decision is made.”
Travel Briefs
January 7, 2001
Las Vegas to improve public-transit system Cruise packages of Great Lakes offered Farms offer look inside chicken industry
Camp offers African adventure
Visitors can take in a breath-taking view of the Nile, wildlife
January 7, 2001
When Samuel Baker came upon the explosion of water where the Nile bursts through a 130-foot ravine on its long journey to the Mediterranean, he named it Murchison Falls in honor of the president of Britain’s Royal Geographical Society.
People
January 7, 2001
KU notebook
Ballard hits huge three-pointer
January 7, 2001
By Gary Bedore Brett Ballard sank one of the biggest baskets in Kansas University’s hard-earned 94-82 victory over Texas Tech on Saturday night at United Spirit Arena. Yep, Brett Ballard KU’s walk-on guard out of Hutchinson Community College who drained a three-pointer with 13:23 left, giving the Jayhawks a 63-51 lead.
Trojans topple LHS girls, 57-44
Kemp scores 31 as Topeka High hands Lions their fourth consecutive loss
January 7, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Topeka High’s game plan on Saturday night was Crystal clear. The Trojans worked the ball inside to Crystal Kemp, their 6-foot-2 center, and she delivered big time. Kemp scored a season-high 31 points and hauled in 14 rebounds to lead Topeka to a 57-44 girls basketball victory over Lawrence High in the LHS gym.
INS workers allege document destruction in Elian case
January 7, 2001
An attorney for Immigration and Naturalization Service employees said in a deposition that his clients were told to destroy or conceal documents that contained “anything derogatory” about the Elian Gonzalez case.
Bush huddles with GOP governors
January 7, 2001
George W. Bush gave a tour of his ranch Saturday to some of his most powerful supporters and lobbyists: Republican governors. The president-elect said the governors can help him win congressional approval for plans to cut taxes and improve education. In return, Bush said, he will try to free the states from as much federal regulation as possible.
Growth to remain issue for new county commission
January 7, 2001
By Joy Ludwig In the past four years, Douglas County commissioners have struggled with the South Lawrence Trafficway, realignment of U.S. Highway 59 and rural development. Those are among the issues Dean Nieder and Tom Taul, both stepping down from the commission Monday, are reflecting on as their commission careers come to a close.
Shelters struggle to pay bills
High utility costs hit rescue missions hard
January 7, 2001
Money is there to help the elderly, disabled and poor pay winter’s heating bills. But money to rescue those who rescue others is becoming short across the state. Topeka Rescue Mission Executive Director Barry Feaker shakes his head as he compares the shelter’s December gas and electric bill of more than $9,000 to a $3,600 bill from a year ago.
Sense for seniors
January 7, 2001
We are going to have to put my dad in a nursing home in the next few months. He’s suffering from dementia and has just become too much for Mom to care for, even though a couple of us kids live close enough to help out some.
E-filing season opens
State, IRS shifting into ‘paperless’ returns for taxpayers
January 7, 2001
By Mark Fagan As federal forms, state forms, W-2 forms and all the other forms make their way into mailboxes this month, tax preparers in Lawrence and across the country are bracing for a less-taxing rush this season. The reason: Filing taxes electronically is more popular than ever.
Bush cabinet looks but may not sound like America
January 7, 2001
By Geneva Overholser Washington Post Writers Group President-elect Bush has named his Cabinet, and it certainly looks like America. That doesn’t mean it sounds like America, though. Bush has ridden a new wave in these appointments, called multicultural conservatism. Exactly what it means for America remains to be seen.
Arts Notes
January 7, 2001
Swing dance slated in Benedictine College Club seeking entries for writing contest Deadline for film festival nears Applications for Met auditions due Jan. 15
NHL ROUNDUP
Yashin wins back Ottawa fans, game
January 7, 2001
It took Alexei Yashin three goals to earn a measure of forgiveness. Yashin registered his sixth career hat trick as the Ottawa Senators beat the Montreal Canadiens 4-3 Saturday night to complete a perfect three-game homestand.
Baylor newcomer Lambert lambastes Jayhawks - Baylor women 85, Kansas 80
Junior guard scores 37 as unbeaten Bears hand struggling Kansas its third straight loss and fifth in last six games
January 7, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Kansas University’s women’s basketball team did everything it could to contain Baylor’s Sheila Lambert. The Jayhawks pressed her and harassed her, zoned her, doubled her, tripled her and quadrupled her, fronted her and face-guarded her, did everything but fold, spindle and mutilate her.
Sacrifices may entitle wife to ‘reimbursement’ alimony
January 7, 2001
Readers should remember veterans on Valentine’s Day
January 7, 2001
The Motley Fool
January 7, 2001
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Cabinet choices indicate Bush is off to strong start
January 7, 2001
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group The differences between the Cabinet choices of former President George H.W. Bush and President-elect George W. Bush speak volumes about the changes that have occurred in the past 12 years in both the nation and the Republican Party.
Trends
January 7, 2001
A stylish new year The name game Attention, shoppers Just like the movies Fresh ideas on fruit Hail to your chief
NBA ROUNDUP
Report: Pitino quits
January 7, 2001
Rick Pitino needed a day off after the latest loss by the Boston Celtics. His hiatus might not end after 24 hours.
Gardening sites sprout on the Web
January 7, 2001
In this age of computers and high-tech gadgetry, a vast array of information on most subjects is just a mouse click away. Admittedly, I am one of the millions of surfers who cruise the Information Superhighway from time to time. But when it comes to gardening, there are a few sites I use regularly for accurate, reliable information.