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Airliner diverted after onboard disturbance
October 10, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 2:59 a.m.) A Delta airliner bound for California was diverted to Shreveport and landed under escort from two fighter planes Wednesday after the pilot reported a disturbance in the cabin.
Companies agree to state gasoline settlement
October 10, 2001
(Updated Wednesday at 5:30 p.m.) Thirty-nine of 40 companies named in a gasoline price gouging investigation after the terrorist attacks, including two in Lawrence and one in Eudora, have agreed to a settlement with the attorney general’s office.
Nine killed in commuter plane crash
October 10, 2001
(Web Posted Wednesday at 3:06 p.m.) A commuter plane with 10 people aboard crashed shortly after takeoff Wednesday, killing nine people and injuring one, state police said.
Bush offers truce over flap about congressional leaks
October 10, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 2:40 a.m.) President Bush, in a breakfast meeting with chastened lawmakers on Wednesday, backed off his decision severely restricting congressional briefings on the war against terrorists.
Bush unveils new ‘most wanted’ list
October 10, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 2:40 a.m.) President Bush issued a new “Most Wanted” list on Wednesday, stepping up the worldwide pressure on 22 suspected terrorists, some of whom have been at large for years. “Terrorism has a face and today we expose it for the world to see,” Bush said.
Special forces teams ready for next phase of attack
October 10, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 2:41 a.m.) As U.S. war planes shift from fixed targets in Afghanistan to bombing more mobile targets such as troop convoys, military special forces teams are poised for what is likely to be a prominent role in the next phase of attacks.
Bush calls terrorism fight ‘our calling’
October 10, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 2:41 a.m.) With American pilots poised to unleash “bunker-busting” bombs against the Taliban in Afghanistan, President Bush declared Wednesday that “our calling” is the eradication of terrorism around the globe. “Now is the time to draw the line in the sand against the evil ones,” he said.
6Sports video report: Basketball fans can’t camp out for Late Night
October 10, 2001
James Sido reports on tighter security for the upcoming Late Night with Roy.
6Sports video report: Women’s soccer improved
October 10, 2001
James Sido reports on the improvements the KU women’s soccer team has made this year.
Lawrence man eight-ball qualifier
October 10, 2001
cwoodling@ljworld.com Don’t try to sell Jesse Vogel one of those 76 trombones. Who needs a river city boys band when you’re having so much fun playing pool?
Bookout to visit/notes
October 10, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com He’s a top athlete in track — a national record holder in the discus throw as a matter of fact.
Usher House correction
October 10, 2001
The Usher House, owned by Beta Theta Pi fraternity, is at 1425 Tenn. The address was incorrect in a story in Monday’s Journal-World.
Employee theft investigated
October 10, 2001
Possible employee theft being investigated Lawrence Police are investigating the possible employee theft of more than $7,000 from Versa-Tel Inc., 811 E. 23rd Street.
10-10 Dorothy Green Folsom
October 10, 2001
Dorothy Green Folsom Funeral services for Dorothy Green Folsom, 83, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Ninth Street Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Births
October 10, 2001
George and Stacy Surls, Lawrence, a boy, Tuesday. James and Carrie Henderson, Lawrence, a boy, Monday.
s close
October 10, 2001
Dow Industrials —15.50, 9,052.44
s arch ––— Monument a tribute to HINU war veterans
October 10, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com Seventy-five years ago, thousands gathered on the Haskell Institute campus for the official unveiling of the Haskell Stadium Arch, a monument honoring the 415 students who had served in World War I.
Dallas remains perfect in new arena
Stars sting Kings, 2-1, in American Airlines Center
October 10, 2001
The Dallas Stars are trying to pick up at the American Airlines Center where they left off at Reunion Arena. Dallas remained perfect in their new arena Tuesday night as Jere Lehtinen scored two second-period goals and Ed Belfour made 25 saves in a 2-1 victory over the Los Angeles Kings.
People
October 10, 2001
Stone out of hospital Leno plans auction of autographed Harley All-star concerts grow Maternal instincts Dylan on tour
Halloween shaping up to be less gory
October 10, 2001
There’s something missing from the white Ninja fighter costume Philip Levine chose for Halloween this year the toy sword with fake drops of blood on it. “Mom said, ‘No,”’ the 6-year-old from suburban Chicago says, still a little dejected. “She said it would scare people who were younger.”
Pakistan cracks down on dissent
October 10, 2001
Maneuvering to contain violent protests and protect his position as an American ally in the fight against terrorism, President Pervez Musharraf Tuesday cracked down on dissenters as Pakistani soldiers were reported to have clashed twice in two days with Taliban troops along the Afghan border.
President takes lesson from father’s mistakes
October 10, 2001
George W. Bush may have studied history at Yale, but he learned it firsthand in his father’s Oval Office classroom. Blessed with unprecedented approval from 89 percent of the American people during the Persian Gulf War in 1991, the elder Bush saw his political support collapse along with the U.S. economy and lost his 1992 bid for re-election.
Bush moves to plug leaks
October 10, 2001
President Bush accused members of Congress on Tuesday of leaking secrets to the news media and said, “It is unacceptable behavior to leak classified information when we have troops at risk.” Bush decided Friday to restrict the number of lawmakers who get top-security briefings on the war against terrorism.
Anti-terror team expands
New advisers on terrorism, cyber-security named
October 10, 2001
Former Gen. Wayne A. Downing was retired in Colorado, spending his time trout fishing after a 34-year career in the Army. He told the government, “I’ll never come back unless it’s a national emergency.” The Bush administration reminded him of his offer after the Sept. 11 attacks.
Elementary reaches new height in testing
October 10, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Good luck stumping students in math at Langston Hughes School. The Kansas Department of Education reported Tuesday that an astonishing two-thirds of Langston Hughes’ fourth-graders achieved at the highest level advanced on the 2001 state math assessment. No other Lawrence elementary came close to reaching that level of expertise.
Taliban military, terrorist camps, leaders targeted
October 10, 2001
The U.S.-led assault on Afghanistan has rained bombs and missiles on the meager military forces of the Taliban, disabling all but one of their air bases, blinding their air defenses and pounding a pocket of ground troops and several suspected terrorist training camps, officials said Tuesday.
Allies control Afghan skies
U.S. urges dissidents
October 10, 2001
The United States hit Afghanistan with a third day of airstrikes, crushing Taliban air defenses, radars and airports to the extent that American warplanes can fly virtually unchallenged night and day, the Pentagon said Tuesday. “The skies are now free,” President Bush said.
Baseball Playoffs: Mariners: 116 wins, but 0-1
Cleveland claims opener as Colon silences Seattle
October 10, 2001
Suddenly, the Seattle Mariners don’t seem quite so invincible, do they? The Cleveland Indians sure don’t think so. After winning 116 games during the regular season, the Mariners lost their first of the postseason Tuesday as the Indians shut down Seattle, 5-0, in Game 1 of their AL playoff series.
Time for sibling to make peace with dying sister
October 10, 2001
Horoscopes
October 10, 2001
10-7 Kovels cutline
October 10, 2001
THIS CLOWN WAS MADE IN JAPAN. He has a plastic head, and when the key is turned, he walks and plays a drum. The 6-1/2-inch toy is worth $85.
10-10 Gwyn
October 10, 2001
Following the column that ran two weeks ago, several people have asked me questions about growing garlic. It’s not too late to plant your 2002 crop, but be sure that any garlic you put in the ground has not been treated with a growth retardant. If you use cloves from a supermarket, buy garlic that is certified organic.
Career highs highlights of victory
October 10, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com Kansas University’s football team seemed to have figured out the formula for success in last weekend’s 34-31 double-overtime victory over Texas Tech at Jones SBC Stadium.
Second water line leak demands further Baldwin water conservation
October 10, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com A second water system sprung a leak Tuesday under the Baker Wetlands — probably caused by the first. Officials said it could take several days to repair both.
Pet Page correction
October 10, 2001
The “Lethal White” compact disc single, included on Saturday’s Pet Page, is not available at the Lawrence Humane Society and no longer available through www.dogality.com.
Business briefcase for Wednesday
October 10, 2001
TELECOMMUNICATIONS Sprint inks retail
6News video report: Deer related auto accidents increasing
October 10, 2001
Tina Terry reports on the rising number of deer-related auto accidents due to mating season.
District standings for Wednesday
October 10, 2001
Class 6A District 4
e Mag: jeremy auman cutline
October 10, 2001
Melissa Lacey/Journal-World Photo DIRECTOR-WRITER-ACTOR JEREMY AUMAN aspires to help make Lawrence a town known for its community theatre. Auman is co-founder of Lawrence’s independent troupe, Cardtable Theatre.
Soundoff on Cable 6 replays
October 10, 2001
Am I just missing it, or for the last two weeks has Channel 6 not shown the KU football games? Cable 6 does not show replays of Kansas University road football games, and the Jayhawks haven’t had a home game since Sept. 8.
Wednesday datebook
October 10, 2001
TODAY 9 a.m.-noon: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department health screening for people 60 and older, Babcock Place, 1700 Mass.
Haskell Regents Meeting Brief
October 10, 2001
Haskell regents to meet Haskell Indian Nations University’s Board of Regents will conduct its fall meeting Thursday and Friday in Lawrence.
Lawrence scores on four standardized tests in 2001
October 10, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Good luck stumping students in math at Langston Hughes School.
Torre high on postseason experience
October 10, 2001
Come playoff time, Joe Torre puts experience over stats. Chuck Knoblauch will be the left fielder, David Justice the right fielder and Paul O’Neill the designated hitter when the New York Yankees’ manager gives umpires the lineup card for tonight’s playoff opener against Oakland.
Law enforcement briefs
October 10, 2001
Police plan open house at newly opened center Teen-agers scare away would-be burglars AG’s office continues price-gouging probe Possible employee theft being investigated
Kansas men fifth in Purina Classic
October 10, 2001
Chris Marshall and Tyler Hall both shot 215s to help Kansas finish fifth in the two-day, 15-team Purina Classic golf tournament that concluded on Tuesday at Missouri Bluff Golf Club.
For families of victims, strikes add to disquiet
October 10, 2001
There was no rush of joy, not even a quiet sense of revenge. With U.S. forces finally targeting terrorists who killed her husband, Christie Coombs was more anxious than ever for herself and her children.
Thursday marks month since terrorist attacks
October 10, 2001
With prayers and flickering candles, to the sound of bagpipes and police sirens and patriotic hymns, Americans by the millions will break from their routines Thursday to mark the passage of one month since the Sept. 11 terror attacks.
Oz demise
October 10, 2001
J-W Editorials Many Kansans wouldn’t be sorry to see the Oz theme park skip on down the road. It looks as if it would take a wizard to bring the Wonderful World of Oz project back to life.
6News video report: News from around the world
October 10, 2001
Kim Hall reports on news from around the world.
s online
October 10, 2001
What’s online Here is some additional information that you can find at www.ljworld.com
Injuries deplete KC receiving corps
October 10, 2001
Key starters Derrick Alexander, Tony Richardson and Dante Hall will probably be out Sunday when Kansas City plays host to Pittsburgh. The loss of Alexander, last year’s team MVP and the Chiefs’ only experienced wide receiver, will send the Chiefs (1-3) into the weekend dangerously short at the position.
Northwestern admits secondary violation
Reports of drills conducted during summer were conveyed to Wildcats’ coaching staff
October 10, 2001
Northwestern University President Henry Bienen said Tuesday he supports his athletic department’s actions in the summer workout death of football player Rashidi Wheeler. But Bienen said the school’s review of the death shows that the results of the drills conducted during the team’s summer workouts were reported to the coaching staff, which he called a secondary violation of NCAA guidelines.
Jones’ late homer lifts Braves - Braves 7, Astros 4
Wagner serves up three-run shot in eighth inning
October 10, 2001
The Atlanta Braves and Houston Astros were almost mirror images Tuesday. Both had great starting pitching, costly errors by shortstops and closers that served up home runs. The difference? Come playoff time, the Braves know how to win these type of games and the Astros don’t.
Briefcase
October 10, 2001
Telecommunications: Sprint inks retail deal with Costco Money: Treasury officials add signatures to currency Manufacturing: Cardinal Brands expands distribution Aviation: Union federation aims ads at Congress
World briefs
October 10, 2001
Russia: Missile-like fragments found in plane wreckage Netherlands: Milosevic faces Croatia indictment Macedonia:Peace plan suffers another setback Georgia: Abkhazians claim villagers killed
EPA releases new report on vehicle fuel economy
October 10, 2001
Less than 6 percent of the 2002 model cars and trucks arriving in showrooms get better than 30 miles per gallon, and new cars on average get slightly less gas mileage than the 2001 models.
Nobel Prize honors new type of matter
October 10, 2001
Three U.S.-based researchers won the Nobel Prize in physics Tuesday for creating a new state of matter a kind of super-cold gas that could help scientists build tinier electronics, faster computers and ultra-precise clocks and measuring instruments.
Murder-suicide puzzles police
October 10, 2001
By Mindie Paget and Joel Mathis Locals are still stunned by a Saturday murder-suicide that has rumors running rampant in this small town. It’s not the sort of thing that usually happens in Tonganoxie. “It’s kind of shocking,” said Paul Bray, who owns a downtown barber shop.Word that two bodies had been discovered at a home in rural Leavenworth County began spreading Sunday evening when many Tonganoxie residents who keep an ear to their police scanners heard the call come in to the Leavenworth County Sheriff’s Department.
Anthrax cases still a mystery
October 10, 2001
Investigators have found no further sign of anthrax in the office of a man killed by the disease since traces were found on his computer keyboard and in the nose of a co-worker, health officials said Tuesday. There have been no additional cases of contamination, Florida health department spokesman Tim O’Connor said.
Arafat closes universities to quell Palestinian unrest
October 10, 2001
Embarrassed by anti-U.S. protests, Yasser Arafat’s government took two unprecedented steps Tuesday: it closed Gaza City’s universities to silence Islamic militants and barred foreign reporters from the Gaza Strip to prevent coverage of the events.
Career highs highlight Jayhawks’ victory against Tech
October 10, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Kansas University’s football team seemed to have figured out the formula for success in last weekend’s 34-31 double-overtime victory over Texas Tech at Jones SBC Stadium. It’s simple, really. All the Jayhawks need to do is have a defensive player set a career high for tackles, a wide receiver set a career high for catches and a running back set a career high for yards and carries.
SUN arts center breakout
October 10, 2001
Squared away Those wanting to paint a ceramic tile for the new Lawrence Arts Center can do so from 3 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursdays and 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturdays at the current building, 200 W. Ninth St. If you can’t attend during those times, an appointment can be made by calling 843-2787.
Bank robber hearing
October 10, 2001
Bank robbery suspect has hearing delayed
10-10 New Chefs
October 10, 2001
jbaker@ljworld.com It takes more than a love of food to be a great chef.
10-10 Alberta Jean Riddle
October 10, 2001
Alberta Jean Riddle Tonganoxie — Private services for Alberta Jean Riddle, 62, Tonganoxie, will be Thursday. She was cremated.
The Mag: 10/4 MFA box
October 10, 2001
What: MFA When: 9 p.m. Wednesday
World briefs
October 10, 2001
Maryland: Toxic scare shuts subway New York City: Residents fear more attacks Iran: Food aid enters Afghanistan Ireland: Four terror suspects arrested
Hayden tapped as wildlife secretary
October 10, 2001
Former Gov. Mike Hayden is returning to public service in Kansas as the secretary-designee for the Department of Wildlife and Parks. The announcement was made Tuesday by Gov. Bill Graves during a news conference. Hayden, 57, served as governor from 1987 to 1991. His appointment as secretary is contingent upon the confirmation of current secretary Steve Williams to a federal post with the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service.
Vogel makes mark in eight-ball tourney
Lawrence man takes championship in five-state national qualifier
October 10, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Don’t try to sell Jesse Vogel one of those 76 trombones. Who needs a river city boys band when you’re having so much fun playing pool? Vogel, manager of The Pool Room in the Hillcrest Shopping Center, returned from the St. Louis area last weekend with a prestigious prize.
Airline flights purely routine
October 10, 2001
By Larry Eichel The Philadelphia Inquirer I’ve read and heard any number of first-person tales about the anxiety and horrors of commercial air travel in the post-Sept. 11 era. I thought I’d offer another perspective.
s gift helps architecture program
October 10, 2001
Donation to benefit architecture program
10/11 Engineering prof to testify
October 10, 2001
KU engineering professor to tesify for wind research
Wilson in serious condition
October 10, 2001
Sheriff’s deputy in serious condition after being thrown from horse
Inside news 1010
October 10, 2001
More inside l Anti-terror team expands. Page 2A.
Dorothy Green Folsom
October 10, 2001
Natasha Helm’s sentencing finally finished
October 10, 2001
Natasha Helm will serve probation under Douglas County Community Corrections for taking two children from their mother last winter, a judge ruled Tuesday.
Oakland kicker Janikowski hurt in fall at nightclub
October 10, 2001
Oakland kicker Sebastian Janikowski fell at a nightclub due to “an apparent drug overdose,” cutting his face and requiring five stitches a few hours after the Raiders’ game against Dallas, police said Tuesday.
Texas Tech QB questionable for game against K-State
October 10, 2001
This isn’t a good time for Texas Tech to face to the possibility of being without two of its standouts. The Red Raiders, already 0-2 in the Big 12 after last weekend’s 34-31 double-overtime loss to Kansas, could be without quarterback Kliff Kingsbury and middle linebacker Lawrence Flugence for Saturday’s game against No. 24 Kansas State.
Hybl to start vs. KU
Exact nature of injury undisclosed by QB
October 10, 2001
Banged-up Oklahoma quarterback Nate Hybl will start this week against Kansas and will remain in the lineup unless he gets hurt again, coach Bob Stoops said Tuesday. Hybl had to leave Saturday’s game against Texas in the first half after apparently injuring his non-throwing shoulder. Neither Stoops nor Hybl have disclosed the nature of the injury.
Bonds’ ball creates stir
October 10, 2001
Barry Bonds hit it and Alex Popov may have caught it, but Patrick Hayashi emerged from a scrum of Giants fans to become the happy owner of the ball the San Francisco slugger launched Sunday for his 73rd homer.
Oakland infielder remembers fireman
October 10, 2001
Playing the three-time defending World Series champion New York Yankees is difficult enough without dealing with tragedy. Oakland Athletics second baseman Frank Menechino doesn’t have that luxury. Menechino, a native of Staten Island, N.Y., lost a childhood friend in the Sept. 11 attack on the World Trade Center.
League mulls scaling back Super Bowl festivities
October 10, 2001
The NFL is considering scaling back festivities during Super Bowl week. The league might drop the Friday night commissioner’s party and revise the NFL Experience, a hands-on amusement park with a pro football theme.
Despite fallen records, Ruth’s legacy remains
October 10, 2001
This baseball season, the Babe took a beating. Long ago stripped of his single-season and career home run records by Roger Maris and Hank Aaron, Babe Ruth lost three more marks this season to the power and patience of Barry Bonds and Rickey Henderson.
O’Neill to start at designated hitter
Ailing Yankee overcoming fractured left foot
October 10, 2001
Perfection and failure are it for Paul O’Neill, nothing in-between. Anything less than a 1.000 batting average sparks frustration. Just ask the dozens of batboys and attendants who have picked up the bats, helmets and water coolers that have been flung on fields and pummeled since he arrived in the major leagues in 1985, displays that sometimes provoke giggles among even his teammates.
Schilling too tough for St. Louis - Diamondbacks 1, Cardinals 0
Cardinals muster three hits as Arizona beats hard-luck Morris
October 10, 2001
In the best season of his career, Curt Schilling has never been better. Schilling pitched a three-hitter in a masterful duel in the desert Tuesday night as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Matt Morris and the St. Louis Cardinals 1-0 in the opener of their first-round NL playoff series.
KU women 16th
October 10, 2001
Kansas University’s women’s golf team finished with 939 strokes to place 16th out of 19 teams at the Women’s Collegiate Shootout on Tuesday at Legends Golf Club.
Lions falter in overtime, 3-2
October 10, 2001
Leavenworth rallied for a 3-2 overtime victory over Lawrence High in Sunflower League boys soccer on Tuesday. The Lions (5-8) led 2-1 at halftime and were shut out in the second half and extra period. “We just dominated the game and that’s what makes it so frustrating,” LHS coach Keith Nelson said.
Olathe South nips Firebirds
Free State falls in OT
October 10, 2001
By Doug Pacey Olathe South sophomore midfielder Josh Weir scored from the left side of the goal box with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Falcons a 2-1 victory over Free State on Tuesday in Sunflower League soccer at the Firebirds’ field. The loss dropped the Firebirds’ record to 8-4-1, while South improved to 8-4.
Free State Brewery Co. takes ‘unique’ approach
October 10, 2001
Cap Fed to buy its stock
October 10, 2001
By Mark Fagan Shares of Capitol Federal Financial rose nearly 2 percent Tuesday after the Topeka-based holding company reported that its shareholders had tendered nearly 5.9 million Cap Fed shares for $117 million.
Dow dips after gains
October 10, 2001
Wall Street maintained a low profile Tuesday with cautious investors selling stocks moderately lower on an unsurprising Supreme Court ruling on Microsoft and taking profits from the market’s recent rally.
Governor reassessing revenue proposals
October 10, 2001
Gov. Bill Graves is considering proposals to increase taxes and allow more gambling as he and his staff deal with budget problems that have become more severe since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Attempted murder trial put on hold
October 10, 2001
By Mike Belt A Lawrence man to be tried today in Douglas County District Court for attempted first-degree murder changed attorneys Tuesday, thus delaying the trial more than a month. John McGautha, 19, of told Judge Jack Murphy he wanted Michael B. Dunalewicz, Overland Park, to represent him.
Teacher gets probation for affair with student
October 10, 2001
By Mike Belt A former Southwest Junior High School teacher will serve three years on probation for having an affair with a student. Scott Ellsworth, 33, “will never be able to teach again,” his attorney, Tom Murray, said Tuesday after sentencing in Douglas County District Court.
Daily ticker
October 10, 2001
KU to renew bioterrorism Web site push
Prototype from three years ago didn’t win federal funding
October 10, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Officials at the Kansas University Medical Center would like to design a Web site to train the medical community for a nuclear, chemical or bioterrorism attack. They designed a prototype site at www2.kumc.edu/safety/grant three years ago while trying to secure a grant from the U.S. Department of Justice.
Letter-writing campaign aims for history
October 10, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Imagine being able to read a child’s impressions about Lawrence 50 to 100 years from now. Organizers of a statewide letter-writing campaign hope to preserve people’s memories on paper. They are asking Kansans to write a letter Thursday for “A Day in My Community,” a statewide project initiated by the Kansas Association for Family and Community Education.
Donation to benefit architecture program
October 10, 2001
UtiliCorp has donated $15,000 to a Kansas University architecture program. The Recording and Representing Historic Structures Program allows students to produce three-dimensional drawings that show intricate detail of historic buildings.
City commission briefs
October 10, 2001
Pavement replacement plan to be studied New parking garage to open by weekend
After-school programs offer open house
October 10, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Eat, drink and be amazed Thursday by achievements of 120 children in after-school programs at Woodlawn and Centennial schools. In conjunction with the national celebration of Lights on Afterschool, an event which highlights the need for quality and accessible after-school programs, two of the Lawrence public school district’s after-school programs will be host to open houses.r
Local briefs
October 10, 2001
Teacher receives haircut for PTO fund-raiser Fourth-grader Sydney Keizer took advantage Tuesday of the rare opportunity to hack away at her teacher’s hair. Keizer faced no punishment for her unusual re-styling of Hillcrest School music teacher John Bowman’s locks, pictured above. The haircut was her reward for helping raise money for the PTO at Hillcrest, 1045 Hilltop Drive. Bowman volunteered his hair for the cause. “I had it going around in my head for a while,” he said. Hillcrest parents and students bought tickets to raise money and enter a raffle to select the guest barber. Keizer won. Statements Hair 2500 W. Sixth St., volunteered to repair Bowman’s hair. __________________________ Underage drinking: Businesses improving record on selling alcohol to minors More businesses are abiding by the law that prevents the sale of alcoholic beverages to minors, the director of Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Control said during a visit Tuesday to Lawrence. Robert Longino, ABC director, met with about 40 people at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds to discuss state alcohol laws. During 600 checks of businesses throughout the state last year, 77 percent were found to be obeying the law that prevents sale of alcohol to minors under 21, Longino said. The checks were made by underage adults working with ABC. A few years ago compliance was as low as 63 percent, Longino said. __________________________ Police: Deputy in serious condition after horse-riding accident A Douglas County Sheriff’s deputy, injured when he was thrown from a horse last weekend, is now in serious condition at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan. Ron Wilson, 43, was moved from the intensive care unit Tuesday, a hospital spokesman said. Wilson was riding with a friend Sunday afternoon on his farm near Vinland when he was thrown from the horse, sheriff’s officials said. Wilson ran for sheriff last year but was defeated by Rick Trapp. __________________________ Gasoline costs: Pump Patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.209 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets. If you find a lower price, please call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price. Or go to www.ljworld.com/section/gasoline to join our Pump Patrol message board.
Tips issued for avoiding deer collision
October 10, 2001
By Mindie Paget It’s deer-rutting season, and a new countywide traffic safety commission wants to alert motorists to the heightened danger of accidents. Statistics compiled by the recently formed Traffic Safety Advisory Committee show that more than half of all deer-related crashes in the county occur from September through December.
Pontiac Aztek gets best-ever rollover rating for SUVs
October 10, 2001
A 2001 Pontiac Aztek got four of five stars in the government’s rating of rollover risk, the best score given yet to a sport utility vehicle. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration released the last of its ratings for the 2001 model year and the first for 2002 on Tuesday.
Americans die in hurricane
October 10, 2001
Flattening buildings and flinging boats ashore, Hurricane Iris tore through Belize and capsized a yacht carrying U.S. divers, killing 15 people and leaving five others missing and feared dead.
Austerity plan imposed on NYC
October 10, 2001
Mayor Rudolph Giuliani ordered a 15 percent cut in spending by most city departments Tuesday, predicting the World Trade Center attack will cost $1 billion in revenue this fiscal year and 100,000 jobs.
Bush to announce list of terrorist fugitives
October 10, 2001
President Bush is expected this week to identify 19 terrorists wanted as fugitives by the FBI. The announcement could come as early as Wednesday, according to several senior U.S. officials who requested anonymity.
Al-Qaida renews call for holy war
October 10, 2001
Osama bin Laden’s spokesman issued a strident, televised appeal Tuesday, for Muslims around the world to rise in a global holy war against the United States and its interests everywhere.
Second system leak springs
Douglas County district asks 3,000 residents to conserve water
October 10, 2001
By Joel Mathis A second water system sprung a leak Tuesday under the Baker Wetlands probably caused by a first break Monday. Officials said it could take several days to repair both. Officials with Rural Water District No. 4 on Tuesday asked the nearly 3,000 people it serves to conserve water after pressure in the system dropped, signifying a leak.
Clinton-Lewinsky investigation closed
October 10, 2001
Writing the last chapter in the $60 million criminal investigation of the Clintons, prosecutors filed a final report on the president’s conduct in the Monica Lewinsky scandal.
Late Night to get later start
October 10, 2001
Extra security measures will be taken for Friday’s Late Night With Roy Williams at Allen Fieldhouse.
Choose your chop with ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
October 10, 2001
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Chop talk: Three recipes for pork.”
Lynette Rasmussen
October 10, 2001
A quick-meal favorite: Stick with the sandwich
Fillings from aioli to zucchini, peppers to pastrami give this classic a wrap on taste
October 10, 2001
Sandwiches have been part of virtually all cuisines since well before any written records were kept, but they have not always been called sandwiches. The honor of naming this favorite lunch and all-purpose snack item goes to John Montague (1718-92), the fourth Earl of Sandwich and an infamous gambler.
Readers raise garlic, beetle questions
October 10, 2001
By Gwyn Mellinger Following the column that ran two weeks ago, several people have asked me questions about growing garlic. It’s not too late to plant your 2002 crop, but be sure that any garlic you put in the ground has not been treated with a growth retardant. If you use cloves from a supermarket, buy garlic that is certified organic.
Made to order
Chefs bring dedication to Lawrence restaurant kitchens
October 10, 2001
By Jim Baker It takes more than a love of food to be a great chef. “Discipline. Discipline and heart,” said Jean-Michel Chelain, 30, executive chef at The BleuJacket, 811 N.H., a classical French restaurant that opened last December.
Kansas involved in key cases
October 10, 2001
By Mike Hoeflich Kansas University School of Law While world attention is focused on the campaign against terrorism being waged by America and her allies, life goes on in more mundane ways, although many of these have been and will be touched by the tragic events of Sept. 11 and their aftermath. Of these many activities one of great importance is the opening of the new term of the Supreme Court of the United States.
Sanitation safety
October 10, 2001
Science has limitations
October 10, 2001
Smoking toll
October 10, 2001
James Samuel Waggoner
October 10, 2001
Alberta Jean Riddle
October 10, 2001
Bush forwarding new doctrine
October 10, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group If economics is a science of single instances, which means not a science, so, too, is war, particularly in an era characterized by both swiftly changing military technologies and the remarkable primitivism of some participants in war. We are at the predictable, almost traditional, beginning of a novel kind of war, one pitting the world’s mightiest industrial nation against a cave dweller and, we are told, regimes that help supply his rudimentary needs and those of others like him.
Jarrett wants head, neck restraints
Driver says NASCAR must force athletes to use safety devices
October 10, 2001
Dale Jarrett called on NASCAR to require the use of head-and-neck restraints, saying Tuesday there is enough known about the benefits of the devices to warrant the order. “At this stage, everybody needs to be wearing something,” Jarrett said. “NASCAR should not be letting anyone get in a car without it.”
Karl to coach U.S. squad
NBA players will compete at Worlds next August in Indy
October 10, 2001
George Karl of the Milwaukee Bucks will coach the U.S. team of NBA players at next year’s World Basketball Championship. Sixteen countries will compete in Indianapolis on Aug. 29-Sept. 8, the first time the basketball worlds have been held in the United States.
10-7 Kovels prices
October 10, 2001
Current prices Current prices are recorded from antique shows, flea markets, sales and auctions throughout the United States. Prices vary in locations because of local economic conditions.
You can pick your phobia, but leave me out of it
October 10, 2001
Have you ever been terrorized by phobias? Me, too ” only not necessarily by my own. Take the time my parents, sisters and I were visiting relatives in my mother’s small Oklahoma hometown. Then newly licensed — and pretty proud of it — I offered to drive Aunt Vera to the grocery store.
10-10 jayni
October 10, 2001
‘Jayni’ talks chop MORE: www.sunflower.com/jayni.shtml
Police open house Friday
October 10, 2001
Police plan open house at newly opened center
s history
October 10, 2001
jludwig@ljworld.com Imagine being able to read a child’s impressions about Lawrence 50 to 100 years from now.
Bioterror web site seeks grant
October 10, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com more: www2.kumc.edu/safety
Man kills wife then turns gun on self
October 10, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com; jmathis@ljworld.com Tonganoxie — Locals are still stunned by a Saturday murder-suicide that has rumors running rampant in this small town.
Free State soccer
October 10, 2001
Olathe South sophomore midfielder Josh Weir scored from the left side of the goal box with 20 seconds left in overtime to give the Falcons a 2-1 victory over Free State on Tuesday in Sunflower League soccer at the Firebirds’ field. The loss dropped the Firebirds’ record to 8-4-1, while South improved to 8-4.
s hair
October 10, 2001
Teacher gets haircut for PTO fund-raiser
Deer collision safety advice offered
October 10, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com It’s deer-rutting season, and a new countywide traffic safety commission wants to alert motorists to the heightened danger of accidents.
Teacher gets probation for affair with student
October 10, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com A former Southwest Junior High School teacher will serve three years on probation for having an affair with a student.
approach
October 10, 2001
J-W Staff Reports MORE: www.freestatebrewing.com
The Mag: 10/4 Best Bets
October 10, 2001
Tin angel Susan Werner,
Wed Best Bets
October 10, 2001
HARLOW performs at 9 p.m. today at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. TODAY
Gas gougers probe continues
October 10, 2001
Price-gouging probe continues at AG’s office
Burglary attempt reported
October 10, 2001
Teen-agers scare would-be burglars away
Garrett obit
October 10, 2001
John E. Garrett Overbrook — A memorial service for John E. Garrett, 71, Middletown, R.I., will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at the United Methodist Church, Overbrook.
s close
October 10, 2001
Local markets As of Tuesday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $2.51; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.15. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $2.54; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.15. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $2.54; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.15. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.76; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.15. Lawrence Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.79; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.18. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.79; milo, $1.82; soybeans, $4.20.
10-10 Lynette Rasmussen
October 10, 2001
Lynette Rasmussen Services for Lynette Rasmussen, 44, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Grace Evangelical Presbyterian Church. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin.
Lhs soccer
October 10, 2001
J-W Staff Report Leavenworth — Leavenworth rallied for a 3-2 overtime victory over Lawrence High in Sunflower League boys soccer on Tuesday.
McGautha trial delayed
October 10, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com A Lawrence man to be tried today in Douglas County District Court for attempted first-degree murder changed attorneys Tuesday, thus delaying the trial more than a month.
10-10 James Samuel Waggoner
October 10, 2001
James Samuel Waggoner Funeral services for James Samuel Waggoner, 84, Lawrence, will be at 1:30 p.m. Thursday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
10-10 Do you feel well-informed by the government?
October 10, 2001
Is the government telling us enough? Jo Anne Abbate,
Free state volley
October 10, 2001
Free State improves record to 16-7
Cap Fed to buy its stock
October 10, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com Shares of Capitol Federal Financial rose nearly 2 percent Tuesday after the Topeka-based holding company reported that its shareholders had tendered nearly 5.9 million Cap Fed shares for $117 million.
Houston Ballet review
October 10, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com The Houston Ballet brought James Kudelka’s “The Firebird” to the Lied Center Tuesday night, and it soared.
Afterschool programs offer open house
October 10, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Eat, drink and be amazed Thursday by achievements of 120 children in after-school programs at Woodlawn and Centennial schools.
WED Justices to tour Lecompton
October 10, 2001
Justices to tour Lecompton Kansas Supreme Court justices Thursday will tour the historic sites in Lecompton.
City briefs
October 10, 2001
New parking garage to open by weekend
Blotter
October 10, 2001
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported