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Arizona man charged with giving false statements to FBI
October 12, 2001
(Updated Friday at 4:42 p.m.) An Arizona man has been indicted by a federal grand jury on charges of giving false statements to the FBI in the terror attacks investigation, Attorney General John Ashcroft announced Friday.
Bush: U.S.‘still in danger’ of future terrorist attacks
October 12, 2001
(Updated Friday at 4:44 p.m.) President Bush said Friday the nation “is still in danger” from future attacks by terrorists, but vowed that “they will not take this country down.” The administration stepped up efforts to choke off funds that nurture Osama bin Laden and his al-Qaida network.
Rumsfeld: Air defense threat remains in Afghanistan
U.S. getting info from opposition forces on ground
October 12, 2001
(Updated Friday at 2:33 p.m.) In the sixth day of air strikes in Afghanistan, the bombing by U.S.-led forces tapered off Friday because it was the Muslim day of prayer. A senior defense official said Osama bin Laden’s al-Qaida organization probably possesses crude chemical weapons and possibly biological ones, yet lacks any easy way to use them.
Bush sets up children’s fund for Afghans
President asks each American child to donate a dollar
October 12, 2001
(Web Posted Friday at 11:50 a.m.) The Postal Service has established a special ZIP code for youngsters to use in sending in contributions to assist the children of Afghanistan.
NBC employee tests positive for anthrax
Source says anchorman Tom Brokaw being tested
October 12, 2001
(Updated Friday at 3:35 p.m.) An NBC News employee was infected with the skin form of anthrax after the network received mail containing a suspicious powder, authorities said Friday. A network source said the envelope was addressed to anchorman Tom Brokaw.
Bin Laden top aid raised funds in U.S. for terrorists in 1990s
October 12, 2001
(Web Posted Friday at 7:54 a.m.) A top aide to terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden was in the United States on at least two occasions in the 1990s to raise money for his terrorism organization, court records show.
Russian investigator says missile downed plane
Ukrainian says his country could be at fault
October 12, 2001
(Web Posted Friday at 7:25 a.m.) The chief investigator in the crash of a Russian airliner said Friday the plane was hit by an anti-aircraft missile, and a Ukrainian official said his nation’s forces could have been responsible.
Pakistani protesters clash with police
Strike called to protest U.S.-led military action in neighboring Afghanistan
October 12, 2001
(Updated Friday at 12:52 p.m.) Thousands of Islamic militants clashed Friday with police, hurling stones, burning cars and setting a fast-food restaurant on fire. Security forces fought them back with batons, gunfire in the air and volleys of tear gas.
Perfect symbol
October 12, 2001
Enemy within?
October 12, 2001
Media’s focus under scrutiny
Senator says focus should be on substance not sensationalism
October 12, 2001
Newspaper and broadcast editors need to put substance above sensationalism when covering events, former Illinois Sen. Paul Simon said during a lecture at Kansas State University.
Tiahrt drops out of governor’s race
October 12, 2001
Conservative Republican Rep. Todd Tiahrt bowed out of contention for the Kansas governor’s race, saying he wants to run statewide but this campaign “is not the right time.” Tiahrt revealed his decision Thursday in an interview with The Associated Press.
Jewish center sends prayer books to Ugandan community
October 12, 2001
By Jim Baker Thanks to Lawrence’s Jewish congregation, a small community of Africans now has prayer books to use for its worship. The Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive, has donated 100 prayer books that were no longer needed to the Abayudaya, a group of about 500 Ugandans who practice Jewish rituals and traditions.
Attacks fuel end-times theories
October 12, 2001
Predictions that the end of the world is at hand have come and gone for centuries, and they’ve always had one thing in common. They’ve always been wrong. Yet with the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, experts who monitor doomsday predictions say fresh apocalyptic scenarios are popping up with a new intensity.
Don’t let fussy baby become a tiny dictator
October 12, 2001
I have a very fussy 8-month-old baby who cries whenever I put her down. My pediatrician says she is healthy and that she cries just because she wants me to hold her all the time. I do give her a lot of attention, but I simply can’t keep her on my lap all day long. How can I make her less fussy?
Lehman’s 62 his best
Vegas leader holds three-shot edge
October 12, 2001
Tom Lehman has won a British Open, contended in a handful of other major championships and played on three Ryder Cup teams. Until this week, though, he’s never had two days of golf like this.
Wizards become targets in NBA
Jordan’s comeback leads to circus atmosphere in Washington camp
October 12, 2001
He emerged from the Wizards’ morning shoot-around at the Palace as if he had never left us. Four camera crews and about 20 reporters waited to quiz Michael Jordan about his return to the NBA not as a Bull, but as a Washington Wizard.
Officials warn of intelligence gap
October 12, 2001
The CIA has assigned so many staff members and other resources to chasing Osama bin Laden’s global network that the nation’s intelligence services may be missing other threats to America around the world, according to senior intelligence officials. The issue was the focus of a high-level meeting Thursday at CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., the officials said. CIA Director George Tenet has yet to brief President Bush in their daily morning meetings or to advise members of Congress of the problem.
Pittsburgh foundation doles funds for church repairs
October 12, 2001
Trying to make sure that its houses of worship age gracefully, the Pittsburgh History & Landmarks Foundation has distributed $53,000 for repairs and improvements. Nineteen city churches split the money for architectural restoration projects, from replacing window wells to repairing ceilings.
Full speed ahead
KU blessed with wealth of guards, athletic big men
October 12, 2001
By Gary Bedore Those who like up-tempo, get-it-and-go basketball should love Kansas University’s men’s team this season. Though 14th-year KU coach Roy Williams wouldn’t guarantee a breakneck-speed offense and in-your-face defense, he sure hinted at it during Thursday’s media day. Remember, his 2001-02 Jayhawks are blessed with a bevy of guards and athletic big men no 7-footers to plod the pace.
This could be year for KU … maybe
Expectations high again for Jayhawks
October 12, 2001
By Chuck Woodling If you drive the Kansas Turnpike often, you may have noticed they’ve amended the sign near the west exit designating Lawrence as the home of the 1988 NCAA basketball champions. Just last week the sign was changed to denote Lawrence as the home of both the 1988 AND the 1952 NCAA champs.
Kicker Beck longs for more field time
October 12, 2001
By Chuck Woodling From Perry to Lawrence as the crow flies is only about 15 miles. That geographic fact is noteworthy because about a year ago Johnny Beck was wearing a Kansas City Piper football uniform and playing at Perry-Lecompton’s Brunton Field. In a 30-12 victory over the Kaws, Beck kicked a 40-yard field goal and executed a 24-yard touchdown run.
Lions ‘favorites’ in district
Leavenworth hasn’t beaten Lawrence since 1973
October 12, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Few Kansas high school football teams have as smooth an apparent road to the state playoffs as Lawrence High. At least on paper. The three other teams in the Lions’ district have a combined record of 1-17. Leavenworth, tonight’s first-round district foe, is 0-6 as is intracity rival Free State while Topeka High is 1-5 and hasn’t won since the first week of the season.
One month after attacks, Americans grapple with ‘great sorrow’
October 12, 2001
At a still-smoking ruin, before a still-ravaged military headquarters, in far-flung places still reeling from unthinkable acts, they stopped to mark a milestone Thursday: A month had passed since terrorists made their indelible mark.
Firebirds aim to end skid
Struggling Topeka could be answer for Free State
October 12, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Normally, Free State High football coach Bob Lisher would have to worry about his Firebirds looking ahead to the annual city showdown with Lawrence High. Not this year. The Firebirds are still searching for their first victory of the season. If FSHS (0-6) loses its Class 6A district opener tonight against Topeka (1-5), the LHS game won’t mean much.
Taliban claims large civilian casualties
October 12, 2001
Seeking solidarity in the Islamic world and beyond, Afghanistan’s beleaguered Taliban rulers said Thursday that large numbers of civilians were killed overnight in the heaviest U.S. air raids to date against cities and towns across their battered country.
Wang likely state tournament’s top seed
Free State junior will bring 28-1 record into weekend event
October 12, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Emily Wang has established herself as one of the premier tennis players in Class 6A. The Free State junior cruised through regional on Monday at Lawrence Tennis Center, winning three matches while losing just two games. “I’m 99 percent certain she’ll be the No. 1 seed for state,” said FSHS coach Jon Renberger, who will bring Wang (28-1) and two doubles teams to the Class 6A state tournament this weekend at Wichita’s Riverside Tennis Center.
Baldwin boys, girls cruise in Frontier cross country
Noonan, Ogle take individual titles
October 12, 2001
Baldwin High won both the boys and girls portions of the Frontier League cross country meet here Thursday. The Bulldogs placed 1-2-5 in the boys race. Matt Noonan won with a time of 16:37, and teammate Eric Black was second in 17:14. Glen Stansberry placed fifth in 18:13. Brayton Gladhart checked in with eighth place in a time of 18:19.
City athlete of the week
October 12, 2001
Area athletes of the week
October 12, 2001
SFT-Ottawa could decide district
Cyclones enter showdown on two-game winning streak
October 12, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Class 4A District 10 could be decided tonight when Santa Fe Trail plays host to Ottawa in the Journal-World’s area football game of the week. SFT and Ottawa are both 3-3. The other two teams in the district Burlington (1-5) and Council Grove (0-6) are a combined 1-11.
U.S. food drops criticized
October 12, 2001
The U.S. policy of dropping food rations at the same time that it drops bombs on Afghanistan is drawing sharp criticism from humanitarian aid officials, who warn that the program could wind up killing people it is intended to help.
Maryland stuns Georgia Tech
October 12, 2001
Nick Novak kicked a 26-yard field goal in overtime and No. 22 Maryland remained unbeaten when Joe Burns fumbled for 15th-ranked Georgia Tech, giving coach Ralph Friedgen a 20-17 victory over his former school Thursday night.
Kansas stuns Oklahoma in video challenge
October 12, 2001
By Seth Jones While some may have only been in attendance for the $1 domestic draws, customers at Henry T’s Bar and Grill Thursday night witnessed a shocking 14-6 Kansas victory over Oklahoma in the PlayStation 2 College Football Challenge.
Jordan back in action
October 12, 2001
Michael Jordan began his comeback by blocking the first shot of the game. Jordan appeared in a Washington Wizards uniform for the first time Thursday night, playing 17 minutes in the first half of a 95-85 preseason loss to the Detroit Pistons.
KU flags patriotic theme for homecoming (6News video)
University to unfurl giant version of Old Glory for all-American halftime show at Saturday’s football game
October 12, 2001
By Mindie Paget As the first note of “God Bless the USA” rings out Saturday at halftime of Kansas University’s homecoming game, an American flag the size of the football field will unfurl. “It’s going to be a very emotional scene,” said Marc Gibson, assistant marketing director for the Kansas University athletics department. “This is our first home game since the tragedy. We’re really trying to show our respect for the people involved.”
Senate votes to broaden police, airport authority
October 12, 2001
The Senate voted Thursday to give police broad new wiretapping authority and other tools to pursue suspected terrorists and to increase and federalize security on airliners and at airports.
Flight attendants: Airports, planes not safer
October 12, 2001
The nation’s aircraft and airports are no safer today than they were before the terrorist attacks a month ago, the president of the Association of Flight Attendants and several members of the union said Thursday.
On the record
October 12, 2001
Area briefs
October 12, 2001
High school marching bands win honors at invitational ECM will sponsor tour of Baker Wetlands Saturday Three indicted by Grand Jury for robbing Topeka gun shop
Carl B. Bliesner
October 12, 2001
National League: Braves happy to be back home
October 12, 2001
Now that they have a commanding lead in the playoffs, the Atlanta Braves aren’t the least bit concerned about their mediocre record at Turner Field during the regular season. The Braves became the first team to make the postseason with a sub-.500 mark at home, which should provide a glimmer of hope to the Houston Astros after two straight losses at Enron Field.
Clara Christine Gregory
October 12, 2001
Bessie Mae Schwanke
October 12, 2001
Thomas L. Oatney
October 12, 2001
Jacob York Waters
October 12, 2001
Nobel laureate backs U.S. attacks
October 12, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Jose Ramos-Horta won the Nobel Prize for Peace, but he says military attacks are the only way to retaliate against the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. “Not taking action would be tantamount to surrendering, and that would only encourage more violence from terrorists around the world,” he said.
A’s push Yanks to brink of elimination - Oakland 2, New York 0
October 12, 2001
Another night of stellar pitching, this time by Tim Hudson, moved Oakland within a win of ending the New York Yankees’ latest dynasty. Hudson finessed the Yankees for eight innings, Ron Gant homered and the brash, young Athletics held off New York, 2-0, Thursday night to head home with a 2-0 lead in their first-round AL playoff series.
We’ve got them on the run’
October 12, 2001
President Bush said Thursday night “it may take a year or two” to track down Osama bin Laden and his terrorist network in Afghanistan, but asserted that after a five-day aerial bombardment, “we’ve got them on the run.” At a prime-time news conference at the White House, Bush said he did not know whether bin Laden was dead or alive. “I want him brought to justice,” Bush said of the shadowy figure believed behind the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington that killed 5,000 people one month ago.
FBI puts nation on alert
Terrorist attacks possible in next several days, agency warns
October 12, 2001
In a stark warning, the FBI said Thursday that it has received information there may be additional terrorist attacks inside the United States or abroad in the next several days. The bureau said its information does not identify specific targets, but it has asked local police to be on the highest alert and for all Americans to be wary of suspicious activity.
Seattle evens series - Mariners 5, Indians 1
October 12, 2001
Pressure? What pressure? Jamie Moyer and the Seattle Mariners handled their biggest game this season and the Cleveland Indians just like they’ve done 116 times since April. With an easy win.
No need for panic, health expert says
Bioterrorism worries ‘not something we should lose sleep over,’ KDHE epidemiologist tells county board
October 12, 2001
By Mike Belt Anthrax. Bioterror. Both have many Kansans wondering and fretting.
City’s new parking garage opens to vehicles today
October 12, 2001
By Mark Fagan The wait for downtown parking spaces is about to get a lot shorter. A new city parking garage with more than 500 spaces available for public use will open by the end of today in the 900 block of New Hampshire Street, City Manager Mike Wildgen said.
6News Video: President Bush reflects on the month since the Sept. 11 attacks
October 12, 2001
President Bush discusses the general alert issued by the FBI as well as the progress of the United States’ war on terrorism.
6News Video: T-shirts honoring fallen firefighters and police selling quickly
October 12, 2001
Nearly 5,000 of the t-shirts have been sold, with proceeds being used to help the New York City Fire Department’s Union and New York police.
6News Video: Bioterrorism threat discussed with local emergency personnel
October 12, 2001
A bioterrorism expert from the Kansas Department of Health and Environment spoke with Douglas County emergency personnel about dealing with a terrorist attack.
Collage comes together
October 12, 2001
By Jan Biles The Collage Concert, the brainchild of Kansas University’s School of Fine Arts Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery, came to fruition Thursday night at the Lied Center.
Critics galore
October 12, 2001
Journal-World Editorial The food drops may have their flaws but should be continued as long there is evidence of benefits. The United States is dropping some 37,000 relief packages per day to people in Afghanistan. Some critics can’t wait to find a microphone or camera to decry that there should be more, or less, or elsewhere.
Support from France
October 12, 2001
Military boasts varied arsenal
October 12, 2001
Pick a target, and the military has something to blow it up.
Religion briefs
October 12, 2001
Lone Star church serves pancake supper First Presbyterian slates rummage sale Lawrence Aglow marks Octoberfest Calvary Temple holds Kids Krusade Ninth Street marks College Sunday
s close
October 12, 2001
Dow Industrials +169.59, 9,410.45
s football game
October 12, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com As the first note of “God Bless the USA” rings out Saturday at halftime of Kansas University’s homecoming game, an American flag the size of the football field will unfurl.
People
October 12, 2001
Drugs used first to save Limbaugh’s hearing Kidman dating again Bert appears on posters of terrorist suspect
Terrorism of a different sort
October 12, 2001
From time to time, you see one cross the screen. A spectral heap of humanity covered head to toe. You’ve been told that there is a woman under the burka, but there is no way to know. There is, after all, no public face on the women of Afghanistan. Nor is there any public voice. Laughing out loud is illegal. Singing is a crime.
Friday Woodling column
October 12, 2001
If you drive the Kansas Turnpike often, you may have noticed they’ve amended the sign near the west exit designating Lawrence as the home of the 1988 NCAA basketball champions. Just last week the sign was changed to denote Lawrence as the home of both the 1988 AND the 1952 NCAA champs. Probably the ‘52 champs should have been included earlier, but it’s more than appropriate now because the upcoming season is the 50th anniversary of Clyde Lovellette, Bill Hougland, Bill Lienhard and others — including a little-used guard named Dean Smith — reaching the NCAA mountaintop.
Floodplain breakout
October 12, 2001
Get involved A subcommittee of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission will take public comment on the proposed floodplain regulations from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Monday at City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets.
Stovall considers bid
Poll shows support for attorney general in governor’s race
October 12, 2001
Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall, considering a bid for the Republican nomination for governor, said she was encouraged by a poll gauging her support. The poll of likely GOP voters was done in late September by Neil Newhouse, the pollers used by two other Kansas Republicans, Gov. Bill Graves and Sen. Pat Roberts.
Former Wildcat fined for fight
Cooper loses $5,000 for role in brawl
October 12, 2001
Carolina Panthers rookie safety Jarrod Cooper was fined $5,000 by the NFL on Thursday for fighting with San Francisco’s Derrick Deese. Both players were ejected from Sunday night’s game. The fight occurred in the second quarter when Cooper went after guard Ray Brown after a play and Deese rushed in to help.
State constitutional roots studied
Supreme Court justices tour Lecompton museums, territorial capital on day off
October 12, 2001
By Mike Belt Kansas Supreme Court justices Thursday took a trip back through time to revisit the state’s complex constitutional roots. The seven justices spent most of the morning touring exhibits at the Territorial Capital, which became Lane University, named after abolitionist James Lane. In the afternoon they visited Constitution Hall.
Nation briefs
October 12, 2001
Race to replace Giuliani down to two contenders Government agencies remove information from Web sites New York governor pitches $54 billion recovery proposal City authorities reject Saudi prince’s $10 million
Ransley McNulty
October 12, 2001
Canucks stuff Stars for first victory
October 12, 2001
The Vancouver Canucks were determined to avoid the first 0-4 start in their history. Dan Cloutier had 38 saves and Trent Klatt scored two goals as the Canucks beat the Dallas Stars 4-1 on Thursday night to end their season-opening three-game losing streak. Everyone brought their working boots,” said Cloutier, who allowed nine goals in his first two starts.
6News Video: Local mental health workers talk about depression
October 12, 2001
National Depression Screening day has more significance this year, in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Skin form of anthrax is easy to treat and rarely kills
October 12, 2001
Despite the germ’s terrifying reputation, anthrax infections on the skin are rarely fatal, and most people get better even without treatment.
$1.5 million gift to help in art museum expansion
October 12, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Kansas University officials on Thursday announced the first large donation toward the expansion of the Helen Foresman Spencer Museum of Art. KU alumni Lester “Dusty” Loo and Katherine Haughey Loo, Colorado Springs, Colo., will contribute $1.5 million toward the project, which will nearly double the museum’s size, KU announced.
Local briefs
October 12, 2001
Event to draw attention to ‘free trade’ coffee The Lawrence Fair Trade Coffee Commission is sponsoring a “coffee shop crawl” Saturday to encourage owners to serve Free Trade Coffee. The commission, a division of the KU Green Party, advocates the sale of coffee that is purchased directly from democratically organized cooperatives that guarantee farmers a price of $1.26 a pound or 5 cents above market value, if that figure exceeds the floor price. Some coffee growers sell their coffee beans to middlemen who don’t provide such prices. The crawl begins at 10 a.m. Saturday at La Prima Tazza, 638 Mass. Other locations are 10:30 a.m. at Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St.; 11 a.m. at Cafe Nova, 745 N.H.; 11:30 a.m. at Java Dive, 10 E. Ninth St.; noon at Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth St.; 12:30 p.m. at Milton’s Coffee and Wine, 920 Mass.; and 1 p.m. at Aimee’s, 1027 Mass. ________ Public service: Audio-Reader to mark network’s 30th anniversary A picnic and proclamation will mark the 30th anniversary of the Kansas University Audio-Reader Network. Volunteers, staff and their families from the program’s 30 years can attend a picnic from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday at the Audio-Reader grounds, 1120 W. 11th St. Eleanor Symons, the program’s first volunteer, will be honored for 30 years of volunteer service. Audio-Reader provides live and recorded broadcasts of books, magazines, newspapers and other printed material for the blind and others who can’t read. It also offers a telephone reader dial-up newspaper information system, audio descriptions of area theater performances, special request cassette recording and a sensory garden. ________ Community: Haskell, Bert Nash seek to promote cultural bridge Haskell Indian Nations University and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center signed a proclamation Thursday, agreeing to promote better understanding between Lawrence and the American Indian community. The proclamation is keeping with goals of “Building a Better Community,” a recent Bert Nash-sponsored summit. Representatives of both organizations signed the proclamation at the start of the Haskell Board of Regents meeting. The regents meet again today. ________ Philanthropy: Firefighters to ‘Shoot Down Muscular Dystrophy’ Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical will sponsor the “Shoot Down Muscular Dystrophy” clay pigeon shoot Saturday and Sunday at Cedar Hills Gun Club. The event will benefit Muscular Dystrophy Assn. The funds raised through the event will assist more than 800 local children and adults with neuromuscular disease by providing an MDA Clinic at the Kansas University Medical Center, assistance with the purchase and repair of wheelchairs and leg braces, and an annual summer camp program for youths ages 6 to 21. Registration for the event begins at 9:30 a.m. both days. For more information, contact Fire Chief Joe Mehl at 842-8227 or MDA Program Coordinator Marietta Marshall at (913) 859-0632. ________ Gasoline: Pump Patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.199 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.
Free State looking for first victory
October 12, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Normally, Free State High football coach Bob Lisher would have to worry about his Firebirds looking ahead to the annual city showdown with Lawrence High.
Three indicted by grand jury
October 12, 2001
High school marching bands win honors at invitational Free State High School’s marching band was named grand champion of the Blue Springs, Mo., invitational.
100 Years
October 12, 2001
On Oct. 12, 1901, the Lawrence Journal editorialized that “an effort will be made to find out what may be the wishes of the citizens in reference to the erection of a YMCA building, and what encouragement will be given to the enterprise.” The Journal noted that a recent fire had been a setback “and the question is now presented as to whether or not the work is to begin anew and be made wider and better. … That an association properly conducted results in a great good among the young men cannot be disputed. Almost every city of the size of Lawrence supports an association, and a great many of them provide good homes for them.”
Floodplain building proposals continue to draw complaints
October 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis Opponents of proposed restrictions on floodplain development packed into a conference room Thursday at City Hall, and asked planning officials to slow the approval process.
Interim Afghan leadership sought
October 12, 2001
Bush administration officials said Thursday they are concerned that the Taliban movement that rules most of Afghanistan could collapse before an interim government can be established, creating a power vacuum that would raise the specter of chaotic strife among the country’s rival ethnic groups.
Coast Guard warns it can’t sustain heightened security
October 12, 2001
The extraordinary security around U.S. ports since Sept. 11 including armed escort boats for fuel tankers and boardings of suspect vessels on the high seas “is not sustainable” on the Coast Guard’s already-thin budget, the commandant of the maritime service said Thursday.
Wetland replacement stirs concern
October 12, 2001
By Mindie Paget Is a replica as good as the original when it comes to restoring wetlands? That’s one of the questions Sharon Ashworth, an expert in wetland mitigation, says community members must ask themselves as the end of negotiations for completion of the South Lawrence Trafficway approaches.
Horoscopes
October 12, 2001
Refer for wetlands story
October 12, 2001
6News at 10 p.m.: The history of the South Lawrence Trafficway. Beginning Sunday in the Journal-World: A three-part look at the history of the SLT.
10-12 Ransley McNulty
October 12, 2001
Ransley McNulty Tonganoxie — Services for Ransley McNulty, 75, Tonganoxie, are pending and will be announced by Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie.
10-12 Bessie Mae Schwanke
October 12, 2001
Bessie Mae Schwanke Big Springs — Services for Bessie Mae Schwanke, 92, Topeka, formerly of Big Springs, are pending and will be announced by Davidson Funeral Home, Topeka. Burial will be in Eastview Cemetery, Big Springs.
World briefs
October 12, 2001
14 dead in outbreak of bubonic plague Navy delays moving wreck of submarine European Central Bank keeps interest steady Punishment demanded in fire that killed 309
Mom should stop supporting daughter, deadbeat boyfriend
October 12, 2001
Spirituality
October 12, 2001
Poll: Dramatic religious upswing since attacks Vatican reiterates Catholic ban on female deacons Methodist pension bullish on stocks despite losses Navy chaplain to head AJC interreligious affairs
Recall effort launched against Olathe senator
October 12, 2001
By Theresa Freed
Bishops ask state to re-examine welfare cuts
October 12, 2001
By Dave Ranney The state’s top welfare official met Thursday with Kansas’ Catholic bishops to hear their concerns about pending cuts in social services. During the three-hour private meeting, Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services Secretary Janet Schalansky explained that rising health-care costs and increasing numbers of people children, mostly being eligible for services have shredded the budget, forcing her to propose drastic spending cuts.
Business briefcase for Friday
October 12, 2001
FEDERAL RESERVE Greenspan praises
Bio-terrorism discussed
October 12, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com MORE americaresponds.ljworld.com
Recruiting going OK, Williams says/notes
October 12, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Roy Williams does not agree with critics who say Kansas is struggling in men’s basketball recruiting.
SUN WEB death resources on cultures issues
October 12, 2001
Web sites l Tuskegee University National Center for Bioethics in Research & Health Care, 1209 Chambliss St., Tuskegee, Ala. 36088; (334) 724-4612: The nation’s first bioethics center devoted to engaging the sciences, humanities, law and religious faiths in exploring moral issues involving research and medical treatment of African Americans and other underserved people; www.tubioethics.org.
Downtown street, garage open today
October 12, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com The wait for downtown parking spaces is about to get a lot shorter.
Floodplain building proposals continue to draw complaints
October 12, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com More: growth.lawrence.com;
10-13 Danny W. Clark
October 12, 2001
Danny Clark Services for Danny W. Clark, 39, Auburn, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
Support from France
October 12, 2001
Calvission, France
s Beck would love to play, too
October 12, 2001
cwoodling@ljworld.com From Perry to Lawrence as the crow flies is only about 15 miles.
Playstation
October 12, 2001
While some may have only been in attendance for the $1 domestic draws, customers at Henry T’s Bar and Grill Thursday night witnessed a shocking 14-6 Kansas victory over Oklahoma in the PlayStation 2 College Football Challenge. Matt Armbrister, account manager for Golf Course Superintendents Assn. of America, represented the Jayhawks and faced off against John Morris, assistant golf professional at Eagle Bend.
10-12 Jacob York Waters
October 12, 2001
Jacob York Waters Services for Jacob York Waters, 29, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Cremation is planned.
Jayhawks boast get up and go in hoops
October 12, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Those who like up-tempo, get-it-and-go basketball should love Kansas University’s men’s team this season.
Vice president maintaining low profile
October 12, 2001
George Bush chose Dick Cheney to be his vice president because he was a solid, experienced guy with his feet on the ground.
Financial institutions check for terrorist transactions
Lawrence banks, credit unions heed directives
October 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence banks and credit unions are among those checking their records for connections to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America.
Taliban, al-Qaida leaders targeted
Osama bin Laden ‘probably’ still in Afghanistan
October 12, 2001
U.S. airstrikes are targeting leaders of the al-Qaida terrorist network and the Taliban government that is harboring them in Afghanistan, Defense Secretary Donald H. Rumsfeld said Thursday. “They represent a significant part” of the military command and control facilities that U.S. bombs and missiles are striking, he told reporters.
Economy also will demand attention
October 12, 2001
By Carl P. Leubsdorf Dallas Morning News Following the Sept. 11 attacks, President Bush proclaimed the war on terrorism the new focus of his administration. Scholars and analysts said his handling of the crisis would define his role in history. His public approval soared to record heights.
Trafficway folly
October 12, 2001
Naipaul wins Nobel Prize
October 12, 2001
V.S. Naipaul, a writer of aching humor and grim reality, won the Nobel Prize in literature on Thursday for his “incorruptible scrutiny” of postcolonial society and his critical assessments of Muslim fundamentalism.
City girls athlete of week
October 12, 2001
Kate Myrick, Free State Class: Senior.
Births
October 12, 2001
Births: Tom and Ali Yother, Lawrence, a girl, Wednesday.
Friday night area capsules
October 12, 2001
Class 4A DeSoto (1-5) at Eudora (5-1)
Oct12-25
October 12, 2001
The revamped batterboards atop the Bowersock Dam on the Kansas River here were in for their first test. Recent rains had boosted the level of the river right to the top of the wooden barriers. The boards had not been used of late because of the drought and officials were eager to test them against the rising waters.
trash with Williams
October 12, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com The college basketball season hasn’t even started yet and already Kansas University junior Drew Gooden is in his coach’s doghouse.
Lions to meet cousin Leavenworth
October 12, 2001
cwoodling@ljworld.com Few Kansas high school football teams have as smooth an apparent road to the state playoffs as Lawrence High. At least on paper.
10-12 Carl B. Bliesner
October 12, 2001
Carl B. Bliesner Lakewood, Colo. — Services for Carl B. Bliesner, 89, Lakewood, Colo., formerly of Lawrence, were Sept. 22 at Horan McConaty Family Chapel. Inurnment was in Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver.
10-13 Wetlands immersion field trip focuses on ecojustice
October 12, 2001
Wetlands trip to focus on history, issues
Local briefs
October 12, 2001
Baldwin’s boys, girls win league cross country
City golf results
October 12, 2001
City Results KANSAS CUP
10-13 Geneva Alma Lewis
October 12, 2001
Geneva Lewis Graveside services for Geneva Alma Lewis, 102, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Maple Grove Cemetery.
10-13 Schwanke services
October 12, 2001
Schwanke services Big Springs — Graveside services for Bessie Mae Schwanke, 92, Topeka, formerly of Big Springs, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Eastview Cemetery, Big Springs.
Ottawa to meet SFT in key district contest
October 12, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Class 4A District 10 could be decided tonight when Santa Fe Trail plays host to Ottawa in the Journal-World’s area football game of the week.
Playstation note inset
October 12, 2001
Leading up to every Kansas University football game, the Journal-World will hold
Critics galore
October 12, 2001
The food drops may have their flaws but should be continued as long there is evidence of benefits. The United States is dropping some 37,000 relief packages per day to people in Afghanistan. Some critics can’t wait to find a microphone or camera to decry that there should be more, or less, or elsewhere. Others quickly tell us there is no value whatever to such an operation, although somebody who really needs such help and gets it might disagree.
s Tire Service builds on experience
October 12, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Company: K’s Tire Service Inc., 2720 Ore.
Area football player of week
October 12, 2001
Area football Andrew Pyle, Eudora
s close
October 12, 2001
Local markets As of Thursday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator — Wheat, $2.56; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.11. Edgerton Elevator — Wheat, $2.59; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.11. Overbrook Elevator — Wheat, $2.59; corn, $1.74; milo, $1.78; soybeans, $4.11. Midland Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.76; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.13. Lawrence Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.79; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.16. Pauline Elevator — Wheat, NA; corn, $1.79; milo, $1.82; soybeans, $4.16.
Wang, FSHS doubles teams ready for state
October 12, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com Emily Wang has established herself as one of the premier tennis players in Class 6A.
Couple donates toward museum expansion
October 12, 2001
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Blotter
October 12, 2001
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
Nobel laureate backs U.S. attacks
October 12, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com Jose Ramos-Horta won the Nobel Prize for Peace, but he says military attacks are the only way to retaliate against the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Bishops ask state to re-examine welfare cuts
October 12, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com Topeka — The state’s top welfare official met Thursday with Kansas’ Catholic bishops to hear their concerns about pending cuts in social services.
Wetland replacement stirs concern
October 12, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com Is a replica as good as the original when it comes to restoring wetlands?
State constitutional roots studied ––— Supreme Court justices tour Lecompton museums, territorial capital on day off
October 12, 2001
mbelt@ljworld.com Lecompton — Kansas Supreme Court justices Thursday took a trip back through time to revisit the state’s complex constitutional roots.
Recall effort launched against Olathe senator
October 12, 2001
Rhonda Hassig said she was angry when she heard state Sen. Kay O’Connor’s comments disparaging the right of women to vote. So now Hassig says she wants to vote O’Connor out — she’s leading the “Recall Kay” effort. “Like everyone else I know, I was disgusted,” said Hassig, a Lenexa schoolteacher and Lawrence native. She introduced the recall process to more than 40 constituents of the 9th District Thursday night at Amos Activity Center in Lenexa.
Collage comes together
October 12, 2001
jbiles@ljworld.com The Collage Concert, the brainchild of Kansas University’s School of Fine Arts Dean Toni-Marie Montgomery, came to fruition Thursday night at the Lied Center.
Friday datebook
October 12, 2001
TODAY 9:30 a.m.-10:30 a.m.: Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department immunization clinic, Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. Hepatitis B vaccines available for 12- to 17-year-olds.
10-12 Thomas L. Oatney
October 12, 2001
Thomas L. Oatney Graveside services for Thomas L. Oatney, 81, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery with military honors by Dorsey-Liberty Post No. 852 of the American Legion.
10-12 Clara Christine Gregory
October 12, 2001
Clara Christine Gregory Salem, Mo. — Services for Clara Christine Gregory, 91, Salem, Mo., formerly of Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. today at James & Gahr Mortuary, Salem, Mo. Burial will be in Ceder Grove Cemetery, Salem.
Edmonds fall short in bid for third straight DVL title
October 12, 2001
srottinghaus@ljworld.com The only thing between Jefferson North senior Jamie Noll and the finish line Thursday afternoon at Rim Rock Farm was Bob Timmons and his Kawasaki pace car.
10-12 What are the odds that KU will win its homecoming game?
October 12, 2001
What are the odds that KU will win its homecoming game? Bruce Hull,
Saturday
October 12, 2001
Event to draw attention to ‘free trade’ coffee
Area athlete of week
October 12, 2001
Area Kalie Harris, Baldwin
Anthrax hard to use as weapon, Army expert tells Congress
October 12, 2001
Anthrax generally is fatal if inhaled and not treated promptly, but it isn’t particularly easy to use effectively as a weapon, the commander of the Army’s lead biological defense lab told Congress on Thursday.
Financial institutions check for terrorist transactions ––— Lawrence banks, credit unions heed directives
October 12, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Lawrence banks and credit unions are among those checking their records for connections to the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on America.
Terrorism of a different sort
October 12, 2001
By Ellen Goodman The Boston Globe From time to time, you see one cross the screen. A spectral heap of humanity covered head to toe. You’ve been told that there is a woman under the burka, but there is no way to know. There is, after all, no public face on the women of Afghanistan. Nor is there any public voice.
Why can’t Denzel be bad?
October 12, 2001
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald You probably shouldn’t read this column. At least, not if you haven’t yet seen the new Denzel Washington movie, “Training Day.” I’ll be giving away a major plot point, so if you want to preserve the element of surprise, turn back now.
Edmonds falls short in bid for third straight crown
October 12, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus The only thing between Jefferson North senior Jamie Noll and the finish line Thursday afternoon at Rim Rock Farm was Bob Timmons and his Kawasaki pace car. Noll cruised to the Delaware Valley League title, covering the two-mile course in 13 minutes, 16 seconds, spoiling Courtney Edmonds’ bid for a third consecutive DVL crown.
Powell to ‘probe’ India, Pakistan
October 12, 2001
Secretary of State Colin Powell leaves this weekend for India and Pakistan, where he will try to keep tensions between the two nuclear-armed rivals in check as they warily eye one another and the U.S.-led military campaign against terrorism in nearby Afghanistan.
Anthrax rules tighter in U.S. than abroad
October 12, 2001
Deadly microbes, including the bacterium that causes anthrax, aren’t especially difficult to obtain in today’s global microbiological marketplace. Some can be ordered by phone, fax or e-mail and arrive in the mail a few days later.
Tabloid employee back to work after exposure
October 12, 2001
One of the three supermarket tabloid employees who were exposed to anthrax returned to work Thursday as investigators waited for test results that might help them find the source of the bacteria that killed one of her co-workers.
Trust the voters
October 12, 2001