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Authorities investigating downtown fires as possible arson
Fire forced evacuation of new riverfront hotel
July 10, 2001
(Updated Tuesday at 5:47 p.m.) From Journal-World and 6News reports Two fires that occurred within about 30 minutes of each other early Tuesday morning in downtown Lawrence are under investigation.
Baseball results
July 10, 2001
Youth Results Tuesday at Holcom Park
Morgans third in father-son
July 10, 2001
Morgans finish third in Father-Son tourney
City basketball standings
July 10, 2001
City Standings Men’s Sunday: Captains 5-1, Westside 5-1, HPBC 3-3, Big Breakfast 3-4, Elite Eight Ballers 0-7.
Highway 59 coalition voices concern for native prairies
July 10, 2001
mmiller@ljworld.com The proposed eastern alignment for U.S. Highway 59 would plow through at least six native prairies and uproot several endangered plant species south of Lawrence.
s close
July 10, 2001
Dow Industrials +46.72, 10,299.40
Firm unveils SLT plans –- Consultants offer 11 routes
July 10, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com www.southlawrencetrafficway.org
Births
July 10, 2001
* Todd and Lisa Hiatt, McLouth, a boy, Monday. * Brad and Dixie Miller, Lawrence, a girl, Sunday.
Trust fund helps youths beat heat
July 10, 2001
mmhess@ljworld.com Marion Mengel is generous even in death.
KJGA golf
July 10, 2001
Kids weren’t the only ones driving during the opening round of Monday’s Kansas Junior Golf Association Team Sectionals at Eagle Bend Golf Course. More than a few parents took to their cars and drove to nearby convenience stores to buy water and sports drinks so their kids could fend off the heat.
Birth mother should leave town, ignore insulting invitation
July 10, 2001
Lawrence duo share third in Father-Son
July 10, 2001
Lawrence’s Jeffrey Morgan and his son Ryan Morgan were tied for third place after the first round of the Kansas Golf Association Father-Son tournament on Monday at Leavenworth CC.
Was the fix in during Pepsi 400?
It was as if the field was under orders to let Earnhardt Jr. have all the air time on NBC
July 10, 2001
The reviews are in, and NASCAR should be thrilled. Not only did the Pepsi 400 get good ratings, people are questioning if what they saw was real.
Jeffrey Wrightsman
July 10, 2001
Doctors fear shark victim suffers brain, organ damage
July 10, 2001
An 8-year-old boy attacked by a shark over the weekend suffered harm to virtually every organ because of massive blood loss and may have brain damage, a doctor said Monday.
Business briefcase for Tuesday
July 10, 2001
Online grocer delivers final order, files for bankruptcy Webvan, which sought to revolutionize grocery shopping by taking orders online and delivering to customers’ homes, shut down Monday after burning through $830 million without making a profit.
Suspect arrested after car stop
July 10, 2001
Driver arrested after stop Douglas County Sheriff’s officers say a Eudora man tried to resist arrest after he was stopped Sunday night for driving under the influence of alcohol.
s judge pro tem retained
July 10, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com After a full day of cutting a couple thousand dollars here and there, Douglas County commissioners managed to reduce the proposed budget for 2002 by nearly a half a mill.
Blotter
July 10, 2001
Law enforcement report Police reports
Soundoff on Ted Leland
July 10, 2001
Ted Leland, athletics director at Stanford University, was hired by Kansas University chancellor Robert Hemenway to assess the KU athletics department. Will his evaluation be made public, and what was his compensation? Hemenway told the media that both Leland’s assessment and his compensation would remain confidential.
TUEs baseball cut
July 10, 2001
AP Photo SAN FRANCISCO Giants’ Barry Bonds is among the baseball stars who will play in the 72nd Major League Baseball All-Star Game at 7 p.m. today on Fox.
fate up in air ––— Grounded by rising debts, Lawrence firm lays off staff
July 10, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com MORE: www.dreamwings.com
Cool at the pool breakout
July 10, 2001
Spread the cool Anyone wanting to contribute to the pool pass fund may send donations to:
Golfers endure Eagle Bend heat
July 10, 2001
By Doug Pacey Kids weren’t the only ones driving during the opening round of Monday’s Kansas Junior Golf Assn. Team Sectionals at Eagle Bend Golf Course. More than a few parents took to their cars and drove to nearby convenience stores to buy water and sports drinks so their kids could fend off the heat.
All-Star eyes on Seattle’s Suzuki
July 10, 2001
His cap backward, Ichiro Suzuki got a quick hug from Ivan Rodriguez, bounced into the cage for batting practice and sent the first pitch over the right-field wall. The huge roar from the hometown crowd at Safeco Field on Monday only confirmed what every other All-Star already knew: It’s the Year of Ichiro!
Ill lend perspective to stem-cell debate
July 10, 2001
Diabetes robbed Adam Singer of the ability to open a jar of juice for his young sons.
Court rules Pinochet unfit to stand trial
July 10, 2001
Gen. Augusto Pinochet cannot be tried on human rights charges because of his deteriorating health and mental condition, a divided court ruled Monday, effectively bringing the 85-year-old former dictator’s legal troubles to an end. The trial could theoretically resume if Pinochet’s health improves, but that possibility is remote and even his staunchest opponents admitted that the general will never be held legally accountable for a military operation that killed scores of political prisoners shortly after he seized power in 1973.
TV puts new spin on politics
West Wing’ helps push more positive portrayals of government
July 10, 2001
Notice anything different lately about how television portrays the government and the people who work for it? For instance, those time-honored TV staples, the bureaucratic doofus or the malevolent conspirator?
6Sports report: KJGA golf action
July 10, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on Junior Golf action at the KJGA tournament.
Serves killed Rafter
Too many were unreturnable
July 10, 2001
Pat Rafter lunged at serves that seemed capable of carving craters into Centre Court. He returned some, barely ticked others and got his racket on too few.
New coach opens LHS girls camp
July 10, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Kristin Mallory knows how to keep 30-plus girls happy after three hours in a steamy gymnasium. Mallory, entering her first season as Lawrence High head girls basketball coach, gave all the girls fudgesicles at the conclusion of the first day of her LHS basketball camp on Monday in the non-air conditioned Lawrence High gym.
Skeptics question outcome in Pepsi
July 10, 2001
Conspiracy theorists, start your engines. Actually, they’ve been ready since the celebration ended Saturday night at Daytona and Dale Earnhardt Jr. left with his victory in the Pepsi 400.
CUT DreamWings file photo
July 10, 2001
Journal-World File Photo JOHN HUNTER, managing member of Lawrence-based DreamWings LLC, meets with Pablo Amor, an official with the European Union, during Amor’s 1998 visit to the company’s hangar at Lawrence Municipal Airport. The ultralight aircraft wings on display never made it to production, and last week Hunter filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy case for his company, citing at least $1.3 million in liabilities.
City volleyball standings
July 10, 2001
City Standings Coed Power One Indoor: Spike Mine 8-1, Out of Control 4-2, Crouching Tiger 3-3, Anti-Gravity 3-3, Spiked Koolaid 0-9.
Horoscopes
July 10, 2001
Brothers attempt roadtrip to every Nebraska county
July 10, 2001
Lightning, fatigue and a long, winding road put the brakes on two brothers’ plans to drive through all 93 Nebraska counties in 48 hours.
Winner dedicates crown to Petrovic
July 10, 2001
Goran Ivanisevic dedicated his Wimbledon title to a good friend, an NBA star killed in a car crash eight years ago.
Baseball briefs
July 10, 2001
Angels’ outfielder sent to Triple-A Mets waive Hamilton Torre isn’t worried about Rivera’s ankle Braves’ Furcal to miss remainder of season
All-Star game dinosaur
Midsummer Classic now Midsummer Jurassic
July 10, 2001
Who won last year’s baseball All-Star Game?
Judge dismisses lawsuit challenging SAT scores
Athletes claim discrimination
July 10, 2001
A federal judge rejected an attempt by black student-athletes to revive a challenge to the NCAA’s use of SAT scores to determine freshman eligibility.
Gift allows youth to stay cool in the pool
July 10, 2001
By Matt Merkel-Hess Marion Mengel is generous even in death. Thousands of Lawrence youngsters will stay cool in the pool this summer thanks to a trust fund she set up before her death July 7, 1994.
Firm offers 11 SLT routes
Consultants seek public input
July 10, 2001
By Joel Mathis Consultants unveiled 11 “hot off the press” maps Monday, revealing more than ever about various routes being considered by the state for the eastern leg of the South Lawrence Trafficway. “These are preliminary, they may move and shift, and there may be many more,” said Terry Flanagan, vice president of HNTB, a consulting firm hired by Kansas road officials to develop the plans. “As we can show this kind of detail, we may get a little more and a little better input from folks.”
Jamaica deploys army to quell gang violence
July 10, 2001
Jamaica’s prime minister on Monday ordered the army deployed across the island, trying to restore calm after three days of politically charged violence that has killed at least 20 people.
Randy Russell
July 10, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com Randy Russell dropped off his son, Jason, Sunday afternoon at Jayhawk Boy Scout Camp near Perry Lake, then headed home to Lawrence.
Forum attendees: City needs unified vision
July 10, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Lawrence’s comprehensive plan should be stable enough to provide a predictable plan for growth — but also be dynamic enough to change for a changing world.
Phillips sparks Liberty to 72-65 win over Fever
July 10, 2001
Tari Phillips was at her best when the New York Liberty needed her the most.
Nation briefs
July 10, 2001
Roger Clinton’s trial date set Bus rider killed in drive-by Suspect in attack on mayor creates disturbance in court Nazi camp guard says he was forced to serve
People
July 10, 2001
Young ‘Sopranos’ star makes first court appearance Spacek accepts award for acting accomplishments Ventura seeks strong ties with trade-partner Canada
Karrick wins first, snaps Bowyer streak at four
July 10, 2001
Tim Karrick (Basehor) won his first NASCAR Modified feature of the season Saturday night at Heartland Park Topeka’s O’Reilly Auto Parts Motor Speedway, ending a four-race win streak of points leader Clint Bowyer of Emporia.
6Sports report: Kansas Speedway a hit
July 10, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on the success of this past weekend’s IRL and NASCAR truck events at the Kansas Speedway.
6Sports report: Gogel qualifies for British Open
July 10, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on former KU golfer Matt Gogel. His performance at the Western Open over the weekend helped him qualify for the British Open. This will be Gogel’s second major this year.
6Sports report: Legion baseball action
July 10, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on the latest from the Lawrence Raiders. Despite a series of double-header splits, they still have a winning record.
W.Va. reeling from floods
July 10, 2001
Red mud filled thousands of homes and kept drivers stuck on mountain roads Monday after flash floods washed through the narrow valleys of southern West Virginia’s depressed coal country, carrying off mobile homes and forcing residents to their rooftops.
Daily ticker
July 10, 2001
Briefcase
July 10, 2001
Online grocer delivers final order, files for bankruptcy Using GPS to fine speeders remains in company’s plans Slot machine makers merge Fire displaces 500 workers at Farmland packaging plant
Consumers borrowing at slowest rate in 19 months
July 10, 2001
Consumers, worried about their jobs in the face of layoffs, were a bit tight-fisted in May, borrowing money at the slowest pace in 19 months. Consumer credit rose by a seasonally adjusted $6.5 billion in May, or a 4.9 percent annual rate, the Federal Reserve reported Monday.
Nation briefs
July 10, 2001
Poundstone’s attorney cites drinking problem Drug sentence ruled too harsh, overturned Prehistoric village found on grounds of Biltmore Eunice Kennedy Shriver released from hospital
Comcast makes bid for AT&T Broadband
Country’s No. 3 cable company wants to jump to No. 1 with unsolicited $44.5 billion offer
July 10, 2001
With its $44.5 billion offer for top cable TV provider AT&T Broadband, Comcast Corp. wants to create a cable TV and high-speed Internet access behemoth that would dwarf all others. The merger would give Comcast the nation’s No. 3 cable operator 22 million cable television subscribers and leading positions in eight of the top 10 U.S. markets.
DreamWings’ fate up in air
Grounded by rising debts, Lawrence firm lays off staff
July 10, 2001
By Mark Fagan A Lawrence-based manufacturer of ultralight aircraft is diving for cover in bankruptcy court, hoping to pull out of a financial tailspin and resume production at Lawrence Municipal Airport. DreamWings LLC, based inside a leased hangar at the city-owned airport, filed a Chapter 11 bankruptcy petition last week in U.S. Bankruptcy Court in Topeka, less than two weeks after it had laid off the last of its 15 employees.
Tennis briefs
July 10, 2001
Schnyder hopes still alive Vinciguerra advances Slovakian rallies Top seed knocked off
Judge questions federal prosecution in bribery scandal
July 10, 2001
A judge Monday bluntly questioned why federal prosecutors are making a federal case out of the Olympic bribery scandal.
Korean receives support in IOC bid
July 10, 2001
A week before the vote, South Korea’s Kim Un-yong received a boost for his IOC presidential hopes from an unlikely source the head of the U.S. Olympic Committee.
NFL reaches lucrative Internet deal
Media heavyweights agree to five-year contract worth nearly $250 million
July 10, 2001
The National Football League will announce this week that it has reached an agreement on the most lucrative Internet deal in sports history a $110 million agreement with media heavyweights AOL Time Warner Inc., Viacom Inc. and SportsLine.com Inc.
Gonzalez homer champ
D-Back standout topples Sosa in Derby, 6-2
July 10, 2001
Hey Barry, Luis Gonzalez is baseball’s home run king, at least for this week.
Valentine proposes big fines for criticism
July 10, 2001
Bobby Valentine has an idea on how to stop the criticism over All-Star selections.
Ex-Jayhawk Mahoney earns scholar award
July 10, 2001
Sarah Mahoney, a senior co-captain on last spring’s Kansas University women’s golf team, has received the National Golf Coaches Association All-American Scholar-Athlete award.
Providence AD on way out
School offers Marinatto job in fund-raising
July 10, 2001
Top officials at Providence College have asked athletic director John Marinatto to step down and take a newly-created athletic fundraising position. If he turns that job down, he will be dismissed, sources said Monday.
Louisiana comes to Saints’ aid
State agrees to provide $12.5 million in operating cash
July 10, 2001
The New Orleans Saints aren’t going anywhere for a while.
USGA denies request from disabled caddie
July 10, 2001
The Supreme Court ruling that lets Casey Martin ride a golf cart apparently doesn’t extend to disabled caddies.
Report: Chiefs sign Mayes
July 10, 2001
The Kansas City Chiefs, practically devoid of any experienced wide receivers, reportedly signed free agent Derrick Mayes on Monday.
Ivanisevic survives marathon match
Rafter falters in five-set thriller
July 10, 2001
Goran Ivanisevic began to cry, his fragile psyche frayed by three hours of harrowing tennis and a decade of frustration at Wimbledon. He kissed the ball and shook his arm trying to relax. But twice he double-faulted one point from victory, too nervous to put his serve in play.
Mary Jane Courter
July 10, 2001
Randy Russell
July 10, 2001
Mylinda Wensel
July 10, 2001
Delays hinder sale of school building
July 10, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Delays in negotiating the sale of the Lawrence school district’s old headquarters are raising questions about Unity Church’s ability to complete the deal.
Kan-Ed User Advisory Council members named
July 10, 2001
Kansas Board of Regents Executive Director Kim Wilcox has named members to the Kan-Ed User Advisory Council, which will make recommendations to the Regents on issues of development, implementation and administration of the Kan-Ed network. Gov. Bill Graves signed the Kan-Ed act into law on April 20 and it became effective July 1. It makes the Board of Regents responsible for the creation, operation and maintenance of a network between schools, libraries and hospitals.
On the record
July 10, 2001
Area briefs
July 10, 2001
Watercraft accident kills one City band to play requests Moore names new spokesman
Farmers co-op addresses bankruptcy concerns
July 10, 2001
By Mindie Miller Douglas County farmer Larry Schaake lost an entire year’s worth of income when the Lawrence Farmers Cooperative Assn. filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September.
Local briefs
July 10, 2001
Utilities: CURB attorney to speak to Chamber Walker Hendrix, who leads a state consumer agency fighting Western Resources’ rate-hike request, will be the guest speaker Wednesday at the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce government communications committee meeting. The meeting will start at noon at the Douglas County Bank, 300 W. Ninth St. It is open and free to the public. Hendrix is public counsel for the Citizens Utility Ratepayer Board, which represents residential and business consumers. Western Resources is seeking a $151 million rate increase that would raise KPL rates by 19.6 percent and KGE rates 10 percent. Hendrix’s office has recommended a decrease in rates. The Kansas Corporation Commission is expected to make a decision in the case this month. ______________ Hospitals: Kemper grant to fund renovations at LMH The William T. Kemper Foundation, Commerce Bank trustee, will present a $120,000 grant today to the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Endowment Assn. The grant, payable over a three-year period, will got toward renovation of the Cardiovascular Rehabilitation Unit at LMH. The grant check will be presented at 10 a.m. at the hospital to Chief Executive Gene Meyer. Making the check presentation on behalf of the Kemper Foundation will be Community Bank President Mark Gonzales. The Cardiac Rehabilitation Center is a program designed to safely and swiftly return patients to an optimal level of health and activity following heart attacks, heart surgeries and angioplasties. It is also used for patients who have been diagnosed with unstable angina or coronary artery disease. “We have been unable to accommodate all qualified candidates in the past,” said Kathy Clausing, chief development officer at LMH. “This generous grant will help us to expand our current space and allow us to serve many more patients in need.” ______________ Gasoline prices: Pump patrol tracks down lowest prices in Lawrence The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.119 a gallon at Site Service Station, 946 E 23rd St. The price is $1.109 a gallon at Casey’s General Store, Eudora. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name of the business, the address and the price. Or go to www.ljworld .com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board.
American history challenge doesn’t faze Lawrence teen-agers
July 10, 2001
By Matt Merkel-Hess History might repeat itself, but at least Lawrence teens will know what’s coming.
Highway 59 coalition voices concern for native prairies
July 10, 2001
By Mindie Miller The proposed eastern alignment for U.S. Highway 59 would plow through at least six native prairies and uproot several endangered plant species south of Lawrence. That’s what a small band of volunteers from the Franklin-Douglas County Coalition of Concerned Citizens discovered in June 2000 when it combed properties along the proposed route, looking for endangered native plant species and prairie ecosystems, as part of an environmental impact study.
Airport scales back planned renovations
July 10, 2001
By Joel Mathis The city will cut a portion of planned improvements to the Lawrence Municipal Airport to stay within budget. Expansion of the airport’s apron and renovations to its main runway and taxiway had been planned for this summer. But the single bid on the project, opened last month, came in $400,000 higher than expected. City officials had hoped the Federal Aviation Administration, which is providing 90 percent of the money for the project, would cover the extra expenses.
Crash victim remembered at KU
July 10, 2001
By Mike Belt Randy Russell dropped off his son, Jason, Sunday afternoon at Jayhawk Boy Scout Camp near Perry Lake, then headed home to Lawrence. He never made it.
Former church youth leader pleads guilty to molestation
July 10, 2001
A former church youth leader and YMCA swim coach who used his jobs to befriend young boys pleaded guilty Monday in what prosecutors called the biggest child sex-abuse case in Massachusetts history.
Local runner cracks record in Region VIII AAU 800
July 10, 2001
Marcus Lucas of the Larrytown Striders established a new record in the boys sub-midget 800-meter run at the Region VIII AAU track and field championships last weekend in Columbia, Mo.
Family presses Condit to take lie detector test
July 10, 2001
The mother of missing federal intern Chandra Levy said Monday that Rep. Gary Condit should take a lie detector test.
Social Security warns of hoax targeting elderly
July 10, 2001
More than 29,000 elderly Americans last year were duped into providing their Social Security number after responding to pitches of higher Social Security payments or federal slave reparations.
Israeli forces destroy homes in Palestinian area
July 10, 2001
Israeli tanks and bulldozers destroyed 10 buildings early today in Gaza, entering the Palestinian territory for the first time since a cease-fire went into effect last month, Palestinian security officials said. The incursion came hours after Israeli bulldozers leveled 14 Palestinian homes on the edge of Jerusalem, one of the largest such operations in years.
U.S. won’t join U.N. arms plan that breaks Constitution
July 10, 2001
Staking out a tough position at a U.N. conference on small arms, the United States said Monday it would oppose any plan that interferes with the legal weapons trade or the right of citizens to own guns. The Bush administration believes the best way to curb trade in small arms is to get every nation to adopt tough U.S.-style regulations on exports, weapons transfers and brokers, Undersecretary of State John Bolton said.
City planning calls for ‘unified vision’
July 10, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence’s comprehensive plan should be stable enough to provide a predictable plan for growth but also be dynamic enough to change for a changing world. If there was consensus to be found Monday night during a community forum on the often-volatile topic of planning in Lawrence, that paradoxical view of the planning guide was central to it.
Cop briefs
July 10, 2001
Stranded boat recovered Driver arrested after DUI stop Fight ends in injury
Polymer research facility expanding
July 10, 2001
Scientists who started out crammed into old dorm rooms at Pittsburg State University have expanded their efforts to build a world-class research center at the university but they could still use some more space.
At least Thomas is consistent
July 10, 2001
By Robert Reno Newsday Among the last three dozen appointees to the U.S. Supreme Court, few stand out more brilliantly than Clarence Thomas as a justice who did not mislead the president who appointed him.
Condit’s self-immolation
July 10, 2001
By Philip Terzian Providence Journal While the Senate drones on about a patients’ bill of rights, and the pundits ponder the president’s latest polls, the city is transfixed by a tragic mystery. Sometime around April 30/May 1, a 24-year-old woman named Chandra Ann Levy prepared to leave Washington to return to her parents in Modesto, Calif. Her internship at the Federal Bureau of Prisons was over, and she was expected at a hometown commencement to pick up her master’s degree from the University of Southern California.
Living wage response
July 10, 2001
Retail leakage
July 10, 2001
Pro-life reasoning
July 10, 2001
U.S. has its own population issues
July 10, 2001
By Betsy Hartmann Population and Development Program at Hampshire College July 11 is World Population Day. We ought to use this day to address our nation’s policies that threaten reproductive rights, the environment and our world health, instead of blaming the planet’s problems on population growth.
Aging issue
July 10, 2001
J-W Editorials Kansas loves its elderly residents, but the declining population of young adults doesn’t bode well for the state’s future. The story of Smith County carries a warning for the rest of Kansas. An Associated Press article in Saturday’s Journal-World told of the aging of the Smith County population. Smith County, in north-central Kansas, has the state’s highest percentage of residents over age 85. The county’s 85-plus population has increased by 5.5 percent since the 1990 census.
World briefs
July 10, 2001
Four rescued after hours at sea Former spy chief ends hunger strike Clashes, arrests mark anniversary of raid Legionnaires’ outbreak suspected in death
Study: Foreigners on U.S. death row rarely offered consulate help
July 10, 2001
Only four of 123 foreigners who have been on America’s death row in the past quarter-century were promptly told they could seek help from their consulates, death penalty watchdog groups say. Such failures violate a treaty that also helps U.S. citizens abroad.
Milosevic defends wartime actions
July 10, 2001
Slobodan Milosevic says he’s not suicidal, is in good health and high spirits, and is convinced he did the right thing for Yugoslavia, said a Canadian lawyer who saw the former president in jail Monday.
Classical music’s crime-fighting effects studied
July 10, 2001
A free concert of Mozart, Bach and Beethoven is being played 24 hours a day on a blighted street corner, not to enlighten the masses but to reduce crime.
Ex-Beatle ‘feeling fine’ after radiotherapy
July 10, 2001
George Harrison, the 58-year-old former Beatle who has been battling cancer, said Monday he’s “feeling fine” after radiation treatment and that his fans shouldn’t worry over reports that he has a brain tumor.
County commissioners chisel away at budget
Funding for district’s judge pro tem retained
July 10, 2001
By Joy Ludwig After a full day of cutting a couple thousand dollars here and there, Douglas County commissioners managed to reduce the proposed budget for 2002 by nearly a half a mill.
Wild West supper show draws fans
July 10, 2001
One of the fastest-growing tourist attractions in the state has a parking attendant riding a horse, a doorman wearing cowboy boots and entertainment ranging from groaningly corny jokes to beautiful harmonies.
Decision delayed on B-1 cutbacks
July 10, 2001
A decision to reduce the nation’s B-1 bomber fleet has been delayed at least 16 months, with assurances Monday that the Kansas Air National Guard would get another airplane if the bomber is cut at McConnell Air Force Base, U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts said.
Lawrence teens pass American history challenge
July 10, 2001
mmhess@ljworld.com More: www.history.org/Experience/index.asp?src=newhdr.htm
s close
July 10, 2001
Local markets As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $2.62; corn, $1.76; milo, $1.66; soybeans, $4.77. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $2.65; corn, $1.76; milo, $1.66; soybeans, $4.79. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $2.65; corn, $1.76; milo, $1.66; soybeans, $4.77. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.76; milo, $1.66; soybeans, $4.77. North Lawrence Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.76; milo, $1.66; soybeans, $4.77.
s OK for teachers to have students swap pa
July 10, 2001
Do you think it’s OK for teachers to have students exchange papers for grading? Deborah Harris,
Tuesday Best Bets
July 10, 2001
‘N SYNC plays at 7:30 p.m. today at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Mo. TODAY
Local briefs for Tuesday
July 10, 2001
Ex-Jayhawk Mahoney earns scholar award
Lawrence youth sets regional record
July 10, 2001
TRACK AND FIELD Local runner sets
Mallory opens her first LHS girls hoops camp
July 10, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Kristin Mallory knows how to keep 30-plus girls happy after three hours in a steamy gymnasium.
Courter obit
July 10, 2001
Mary Jane Courter Paola — Services for Mary Jane Courter, 85, Merriam, will be 11 a.m. Tuesday at Wilson and Son Funeral Home, Paola. Burial will be at Paola Cemetery.
Unity Church and district struggle to reach sale agreement
July 10, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Delays in negotiating the sale of the Lawrence school district’s old headquarters are raising questions about Unity Church’s ability to complete the deal.
Breakout with SLT
July 10, 2001
Map requests Residents can request copies of the maps or brochures by:
Airport scales back renovation projects
July 10, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com The city will cut a portion of planned improvements to the Lawrence Municipal Airport to stay within budget.
Tuesday datebook
July 10, 2001
TODAY 8 a.m.-7 p.m.: Jefferson County Health Department immunization, blood pressure and family planning clinic, 1212 Walnut, U.S. Highway 59, Oskaloosa, (785) 863-2447, www.jfcountyks.com/health_dept.
Farmers Co-op clears up bankruptcy puzzle
July 10, 2001
mmiller@ljworld.com Douglas County farmer Larry Schaake lost an entire year’s worth of income when the Lawrence Farmers Cooperative Assn. filed Chapter 11 bankruptcy in September.
Judy Knapp obituary
July 10, 2001
Judy Knapp Private memorial services for Judy M. Knapp, 50, Tonganoxie, are planned.
7-12 Kansas University hosts Special Olympics sports camp
July 10, 2001
Kansas University to have Special Olympics sports camp Summer is here and over 150 Special Olympics athletes from across the state are heading off to camp.
Cycling results
July 10, 2001
Area Results USCF KANSAS CRITERIUM