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U.S. commandos open ground phase of Afghanistan campaign with operation in Taliban stronghold
October 19, 2001
(Web Posted Friday at 10:33 p.m.) About 100 U.S. commandos carried out a secretive ground assault in the Taliban stronghold of southern Afghanistan, opening a new phase of the war on terrorism after nearly two weeks of punishing airstrikes, U.S. officials said Friday night.
KU Economics graduate donates $10 million to KU fund-raising campaign
October 19, 2001
(Updated Friday at 3:42 p.m.) A Kansas University economics alumnus has given $10 million to the Kansas University Endowment Association for economics and business, Chancellor Robert Hemenway announced today.
Another case of anthrax confirmed in New York
Congressional workers await tests
October 19, 2001
(Web Posted Friday at 12:14 p.m.) A New York Post employee has contracted skin anthrax, city officials said Friday, the seventh case reported nationwide in little more than two weeks. Police declared two Senate office buildings off-limits to check the spread of spores on Capitol Hill.
Afghan Taliban defiant at deployment of U.S. ground forces
October 19, 2001
(Updated Friday at 3:24 p.m.) Shrugging off the deployment of U.S. special forces in their territory, Afghanistan’s Taliban regime challenged Washington on Friday to send a full force of troops. “Then it can be a fight between our soldiers and theirs,” a Taliban official declared.
KU student taken to KUMC after fall
October 19, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 1:32 a.m.) A Kansas University student was injured early today when he fell off a fourth-floor window ledge at McCollum Hall, the Kansas University Public Safety Office said.
U.S. ground troops move into Afghanistan in stepped-up effort to root out terrorists
Airstrikes ease on Muslim holy day
October 19, 2001
(Updated Friday at 3:43 p.m.) U.S. special forces have begun operations on the ground in Afghanistan, officials said Friday, opening a significant and dangerous new phase of the assault against the Taliban and terrorists.
6News video report: Anthrax hoaxes won’t be tolerated
October 19, 2001
Kim Hall reports on the Kansas State laws and sentencing regarding anthrax hoaxes.
Minnesota pastor to lead evangelical group
October 19, 2001
The National Association of Evangelicals has named the Rev. Leith Anderson of Minnesota as interim president. Anderson succeeds the Rev. Kevin Mannoia who left the group abruptly in July after donations dropped and questions were raised over his work to strengthen relations with a more liberal Christian association, the National Council of Churches.
Courts OK opening homicide records
October 19, 2001
The handgun used in a quadruple homicide in Wichita last year is the same weapon used in another killing four days earlier, according to court records released this week.
Bills jolt Jaguars, 13-10
October 19, 2001
The Buffalo Bills finally made it into the win column, and sent the Jacksonville Jaguars even deeper into despair.
Venerable Stockton fan of historic Allen Fieldhouse
October 19, 2001
By Gary Bedore Older even than Michael Jordan, Utah’s John Stockton remains a force at the age of 39.
Layoffs target solid Sprint future
October 19, 2001
Laying off thousands of workers and dropping a costly high-speed Internet access experiment will strengthen Sprint Corp.’s future in the increasingly tough telecommunications industry, top Sprint leaders said Thursday. “Our focus will now be on the high-growth, high-potential areas that exist throughout the industry,” Chief Executive William Esrey said Thursday in an interview, a day after the company said it would eliminate 6,000 jobs and 1,500 contract positions.
Band’s name suddenly scarier than intended
October 19, 2001
Selecting a tasteless name is one of the main joys of being a hard rock band, it seems. But when your band’s name is Anthrax, and when exposure to the deadly anthrax bacteria has been confirmed in an atmosphere of post-attack fear, there is unusual cause for concern.
Yankees take 2-0 series edge
October 19, 2001
Quickly, the New York Yankees are showing Seattle there’s life in those old bones. Slumping Scott Brosius sparked a three-run second inning, Mike Mussina slid by without his best stuff and New York beat the heralded Mariners, 3-2, Thursday night to take a 2-0 lead in an AL championship series that could be quite brief.
Winner of city showdown will have edge in district
October 19, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus The winner of tonight’s Lawrence High-Free State High football contest will be in the driver’s seat and have the other three district foes in Class 6A District 4 in its rear-view mirror. LHS is 4-3 overall and 1-0 in district while FSHS enters at 1-6 and 1-0. Kickoff is 7 p.m. at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.
Four sentenced to life for roles in Kenya embassy bombings
October 19, 2001
A federal judge in Manhattan on Thursday sentenced four Muslim radicals to life sentences without parole for their involvement in the 1998 truck bombings of the U.S. embassies in Kenya and Tanzania that killed more than 200 people, including 12 Americans.
Williams owes much to Brown
October 19, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Observations from a night watching the pros play an exhibition basketball game in Allen Fieldhouse. Prior to the Sixers-Jazz meaningless preseason contest, Roy Williams presented a Kansas University basketball letter jacket to Philly coach Larry Brown, who seemed amused to receive the highest token of esteem KU can bestow on someone who didn’t wear a retireable number.
On the record
October 19, 2001
Walter F. Beers
October 19, 2001
Wyatt Moses Page
October 19, 2001
VFW sponsors scholarship program
October 19, 2001
Through its endowment association, the Kansas Veterans of Foreign Wars and its Ladies Auxiliary offer college and vocation school scholarships to the children and grandchildren of its membership.
Governor says Sprint moves were ‘prudent’
State stands ready to create new job opportunities, Graves says in statement to media
October 19, 2001
Gov. Bill Graves is accepting explanations from Sprint Corp. executives about the company’s reasons for laying off thousands of workers. “I know these are decisions Sprint didn’t want to make, but they are prudent at this time,” Graves said Thursday in a statement issued by his office.
Vouchers now available for symposium
October 19, 2001
Lawrence residents now can pick up vouchers giving them free access to “Langston Hughes: Let America be America Again,” the symposium scheduled for Feb. 7-10.
U.S. says lack of restraint in Israel derails fight against terrorism
October 19, 2001
The State Department urged Israel to exercise restraint in response to the shooting death of Tourism Minister Rehavam Zeevi in Jerusalem. Otherwise, deputy spokesman Philip Reeker said Thursday, Israel would be letting terrorists derail recent steps toward peace with the Palestinians.
Frustrated Firebirds fall, 2-0
October 19, 2001
By Andy Samuelson Frustration turned into aggression Thursday night for Free State High’s boys soccer team, and as the game clock wound down, the Firebirds’ increased emotions boiled over into anger.
Poland’s last communist leader denies ordering troops to shoot protesters
October 19, 2001
Poland’s last communist leader, Gen. Wojciech Jaruzelski, defiantly denied in court Thursday that he ordered troops to shoot at workers during anti-communist protests in 1970. “The indictment is groundless.
Royal Shakespeare Company plans new theater in Stratford
October 19, 2001
The Royal Shakespeare Company outlined plans Thursday for a $150 million new waterfront theater complex on the site of its 69-year-old theater by the river in Stratford-upon-Avon.
Eudora, Mill Valley in key district game
October 19, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Eudora is averaging 37.6 points a game.
Ulster Union leaves unity government
October 19, 2001
Northern Ireland’s largest Protestant party announced Thursday it was resigning from the province’s unity government, a move designed to force Britain to indefinitely suspend the troubled experiment in Catholic-Protestant cooperation.
Anthrax briefs
October 19, 2001
Los Angeles: Worker charged in hoax Sports: Athletes warned Paris: Four convicted in scares Kenya: Anthrax found in letter
Health experts decry obsession with Cipro
October 19, 2001
Doctors and public health experts are increasingly worried about the public’s obsession with Cipro, saying widespread, unnecessary use of the antibiotic would threaten the health of far more people than the anthrax attacks that have sparked alarm.
CDC warns doctors to look for bioterrorism
October 19, 2001
The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has formally warned doctors to be on the alert for a wide range of diseases that could be associated with bioterrorism, not just anthrax.
Cable bumps up fright quotient
October 19, 2001
Halloween may be 12 nights away, but cable networks are already handing out tricks and treats. The Fox Family Network kicks off its “Thirteen Days of Halloween” series tonight with a repeat of the 1998 comedy sequel “Addams Family Reunion” (6 p.m., Family), starring Tim Curry and Daryl Hannah.
Anthrax focus on mail route
Letter carrier, CBS worker latest to contract disease
October 19, 2001
FBI agents Thursday swarmed over the west Trenton, N.J., route of a mail carrier who has developed cutaneous anthrax, tracking an important new lead in their search for the source of anthrax-laced letters that were mailed to NBC News and the U.S. Senate.
Money OK’d for Indian monument
October 19, 2001
A decade after authorizing construction, Congress has agreed to provide the money to build a memorial to American Indian warriors who fought at the Battle of Little Bighorn. “This is good, good, good, great news,” said Neil Mangum, superintendent at Little Bighorn Battlefield National Monument in southeastern Montana.
Surgeons implant 4th artificial heart
Device working ‘flawlessly’ in other three
October 19, 2001
University of California, Los Angeles surgeons successfully implanted a self-contained artificial heart in a patient Wednesday, marking only the fourth time it has been done and the first time in the West.
DNA evidence clears prisoner after 13 years
October 19, 2001
A man who served 13 years in prison for a rape conviction was acquitted Thursday based on DNA evidence from a dirty washcloth found at the scene. Prosecutors and Judge Anthony O. Calabrese Jr. apologized to Anthony Michael Green, who turned 36 Thursday. “How do you restore those years that you spent in prison?” Calabrese asked from the bench.
Astros’ Dierker resigns
Houston skipper won four division titles
October 19, 2001
Larry Dierker resigned as manager of the Houston Astros on Thursday, after leading them to four division titles in five years but losing in the first round of the playoffs each time.
Braves bank on beefed-up bullpen
October 19, 2001
For once, the Atlanta Braves actually look forward to calling on their bullpen during the postseason.
Brokaw taking ‘nightmare’ anthrax scare personally
October 19, 2001
He has become the most visible target of anthrax, the television star who dropped his reserved anchor mask and told the world how angry he is about the attack. “It’s the ultimate nightmare,” Tom Brokaw says. From “NBC Nightly News” to “Dateline” to “Today,” the 61-year-old journalist has been venting about the tainted letter addressed to him, giving a face and voice to a danger that has afflicted mostly anonymous staffers.
Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road tour bridges East, West traditions
October 19, 2001
Cellist Yo-Yo Ma is talking about Central Asia while, thousands of miles away, the United States is bombing it. For years, Ma has been planning a project that’s now come to fruition: an East-meets-West musical overview of the cultures and countries linked by the network of trading routes known as the Silk Road.
Nominees ‘invaluable’ volunteers
October 19, 2001
Here is a look at the 18 volunteers also nominated for the 2001 Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer of the Year Award. The biographical information was provided by the Roger Hill Volunteer Center.
Sturgeon priority
October 19, 2001
U.S. begins ground phase in Afghanistan
Special forces start mission
October 19, 2001
U.S. special forces have begun the ground phase of America’s war against terrorism in Afghanistan, operating in small numbers in southern Afghanistan in support of the CIA’s existing effort in the Taliban heartland, defense officials said Thursday.
President satisfied with China’s help
October 19, 2001
President Bush said today that he is confident that Beijing stands “side by side with the American people” during U.S. military strikes on Afghanistan. But Chinese President Jiang Zemin cautioned the United States to “avoid innocent casualties.” Bush told reporters he is satisfied with Chinese cooperation on intelligence gathering and pursuing financial assets of the al-Qaida organization and its founder, Osama bin Laden.
Atheist view
October 19, 2001
Distinguished dean
October 19, 2001
J-W Editorials Dean Carl Locke’s plan to step down as dean and return to teaching is a loss for Kansas University but a gain for KU engineering students. Kansas University is losing a top-flight dean. Carl Locke, dean of the engineering school, announced last week he intends to step down at the end of the school year. He will pass administrative duties to his successor and return to the classroom.
Children key top volunteer’s efforts
October 19, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Marty Smith’s compassion for children extends beyond her own family.
Man paranoid, not a terrorist, family says
October 19, 2001
A Wichita man arrested after an apparent hijacking attempt of a Greyhound bus near Salt Lake City was no terrorist, but was just paranoid, his family said. Passengers on a Greyhound bus overpowered a hijacker who grabbed the steering wheel and threatened to flip the vehicle Wednesday, authorities said.
Wichita couple thought to have hijacked bus
October 19, 2001
Passengers on a Greyhound bus overpowered a hijacker who grabbed the steering wheel and threatened to flip the vehicle, authorities said.
District finds silver lining in slowing economy
October 19, 2001
By Tim Carpenter The nation’s wilting economy may be a blessing in disguise for Lawrence school district personnel trying to hire people for hard-to-fill jobs. Health benefits and full-time employment in the school district are a draw for people laid off in the private sector, said Tom Bracciano, the district’s director of facilities and operations.
Fast’s goal is to refocus on events of the day
October 19, 2001
By Terry Rombeck About 20 students at Kansas University will see if empty stomachs will help them understand the tense world situation.
Awards to honor artistic achievements
October 19, 2001
By Jan Biles Textile artist Chris Wolf Edmonds has been busy the past couple of months creating seven original quilt blocks that will be presented to this year’s Phoenix Awards winners.
Layoffs can turn into opportunities
October 19, 2001
Sprint Corp.’s elimination of 3,000 jobs in the Kansas City area is sure to have a negative effect on other sectors of the economy, experts said Thursday but also could provide opportunities for incipient entrepreneurs.
Regulators extend Western’s deadline on reorganization
October 19, 2001
Kansas regulators are giving the state’s largest electric company more time to revise a corporate reorganization plan. Western Resources Inc. was supposed to submit a new plan by Thursday to the Kansas Corporation Commission, but the KCC extended its deadline until Nov. 6.
Grant to help spread word of Hughes Symposium
October 19, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Lawrence is rolling out the welcome mat for the rest of the nation at its 100th birthday party for poet Langston Hughes. Organizers of the Lawrence symposium on Hughes, who spent much of his childhood in Lawrence, have received a $40,500 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to help them organize poetry circles across the country.
Robbery charges reinstated
Speedy trial guarantee voided by extenuating circumstances, judge says
October 19, 2001
By Mike Belt An aggravated robbery charge was reinstated Thursday against a man suspected of holding up a Lawrence convenience store last summer. A retired Shawnee County judge assigned to handle the Douglas County case reversed a ruling he made Wednesday that defendant Scott Elston’s right to a speedy trial had been violated.
Bureau decides to retire ‘City of the Arts’ slogan
Decision raises eyebrows within creative community
October 19, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence won’t be called the “City of the Arts” anymore. At least not by the Lawrence Convention & Visitors Bureau. The 2-year-old slogan emblazoned on banners downtown and elsewhere seemed to have caught on. But the head of the bureau said Lawrence’s official promoters won’t use the moniker anymore. And that’s left some arts supporters befuddled.
National briefs
October 19, 2001
Phoenix: Defendant found guilty in immigrant deaths Chicago: Two patients die after using dialysis machines San Francisco: Hispanic Democrat joins California high court
6Sports video report: Utah takes the Sixers in the Phog
October 19, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on the NBA exhibition that took place Thursday night at Allen Fieldhouse which also saw the return of former KU players.
Religion briefs
October 19, 2001
Forum examines religion, Halloween Seminar designed for Christian writers Missionaries to speak at Mustard Seed Christian museum plans after-school program Perry Methodist slates annual bazaar
Home schooling can create proper kind of socialization
October 19, 2001
Don’t you think home schooling might negatively affect the socialization process? I don’t want my children growing up to be misfits. This is the question home-schooling parents hear most often from curious (or critical) friends, relatives and neighbors. “Socialization” is a vague, dark cloud hanging over their heads.
Horoscopes
October 19, 2001
Father-in-law’s visits are burdensome on son’s wife
October 19, 2001
Lawrence briefs
October 19, 2001
Police recover six weapons, one pistol stolen in 1998 Arbor Day Foundation to give new members 10 trees Mental health center offers screenings for depression Corps seeking comment on Missouri River plan
Scary reminder of reality hits golf
Heightened security at sporting events becomes unpleasant necessity
October 19, 2001
The battalion of uniformed officers at Security Checkpoint A rummaged through the satchel, pulled out a microcassette recorder and eyed it suspiciously. “What’s this?” he said.
Firefighters come through again
October 19, 2001
By Lenore Skenazy New York Daily News Monday morning, blue skies, 9:30. I’m on the Staten Island ferry going to New York Fire Capt. Joseph Farrelly’s memorial at noon. I figured I’d get there early, watch the chapel slowly fill and then, per our mayor’s request, pay my respects to a hero I’d never met. Quiet. Simple.
Anthem being abandoned
October 19, 2001
By Ellen Goodman The Boston Globe Have you noticed anything missing from the chorus of patriotism that has risen from the ashes of Sept. 11? A star perhaps? A spangle? A banner? In all the spontaneous singing that has turned a citizenry into a civic choir, the one song ordinary folks aren’t singing much is the national anthem. That’s because they can’t sing it.
Casino alternatives
October 19, 2001
Nation is looking for leadership
October 19, 2001
By David Shribman The Boston Globe With bombs and missiles flying over Afghanistan and with wild, horrifying rumors flying around the United States, hardly anyone has a good feeling about anything right now. And yet this seems like the remarkable emergence of at least a brief era of good feelings.
Boeing slashes revenue projections
October 19, 2001
Acknowledging harsh times ahead for the commercial airplane industry, Boeing Co. slashed estimates Thursday for 2002 revenues and jet deliveries, and said it expects to feel the financial squeeze from last month’s attacks for at least several quarters.
Baldwin to celebrate fall’s colors
44th annual Maple Leaf Festival to welcome visitors to area city
October 19, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Crisp autumn nights and the crunching sound of fallen leaves underfoot can only mean one thing here. It’s time for the 44th annual Maple Leaf Festival.
Powell won’t run for Stovall’s seat; Kline says maybe
October 19, 2001
A legislator who has been one of Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall’s toughest critics in recent years has dropped out of the race to succeed her.
Kansans find dinosaur skin
Fossil hunters rank Tyrannosaurus rex remains among their top specimens
October 19, 2001
The fossilized skin of a Tyrannosaurus rex ranks at the top of finds by Kansas fossil hunters Alan and Robert Detrich.
Baptist church celebrates 133 years in Lawrence
October 19, 2001
By Jim Baker One of Lawrence’s oldest churches a congregation founded by former slaves is poised to add another year to its lengthy presence in the community. First Regular Missionary Baptist Church, 1646 Vt., will celebrate its 133rd anniversary Sunday with preaching, a historical display and a dinner with special guests.
Daily ticker
October 19, 2001
Fair, tour highlight green efforts
Events aim to teach homeowners, others to conserve energy, reduce costs
October 19, 2001
By Mindie Paget A detail as simple as the direction a house faces can translate into dollars saved on monthly utility bills.
Unlucky Lions lose to Olathe North, 2-0
October 19, 2001
By Doug Pacey There are some high school soccer players who double as kickers for football teams. No one on Lawrence High’s boys soccer team ever should think about doing such a thing.
Six Palestinians killed in assassination aftermath
October 19, 2001
A West Bank explosion the Palestinians blamed on Israel killed a Palestinian militia commander and two fellow militia men Thursday, hours after Prime Minister Ariel Sharon threatened retaliation for the assassination of an Israeli Cabinet minister.
1 in 5 samples of meat tainted, study reveals
October 19, 2001
One in five samples of supermarket ground meat and poultry bought for a study was contaminated with salmonella, and most of the strains were resistant to antibiotics. The findings which are generally in line with what the Food and Drug Administration has seen in previous surveys of the food-poisoning bacteria spurred calls for stronger restrictions on the use of antibiotics in livestock.
Firefighters given 40 Chiefs tickets
October 19, 2001
An anonymous donor has given eight tickets for each of the remaining home games of the Kansas City Chiefs to the Leawood Fire Department.
Regents fix reform ‘mistake’
Board eschews performance grants, opts to focus on higher faculty pay
October 19, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Forced by dire budget forecasts to choose, members of the Kansas Board of Regents Thursday decided they’d rather have faculty pay raises than university performance grants and funds to lower community college taxes. Regents said throwing overboard the funding requests for grants and tax-easing is necessary because of the slumping economy and inaccurate spending projections made in 1999 when the Legislature adopted a higher education reform bill. The grants and the aid to community college taxpayers were planks in the reform.
National briefs
October 19, 2001
Defectors say Taliban morale cracking, soldiers fleeing Ridge defines his task simply U.S. may be ready to offer more aid to anti-Taliban forces
Five civilians reported dead
October 19, 2001
American jets on Thursday bombarded the center of the Afghan capital, and residents said a strike that hit homes killed at least five civilians including a 16-year-old girl and four in one family who lived near a Taliban tank unit.
Agents raid alleged Ecstasy lab
October 19, 2001
A large and sophisticated laboratory for the club-drug Ecstasy was shuttered after a raid Thursday, authorities said. The lab was hidden behind a bookcase in an office in an industrial park in Escondido, 30 miles north of San Diego, authorities said.
Jazz rock 76ers, 95-70
Brown blue over loss to Utah
October 19, 2001
By Gary Bedore Larry Brown didn’t like the result: Philadelphia’s 95-70 NBA exhibition loss to Utah on Thursday night. But the 76ers’ coach gave an emphatic thumbs up to everything else about his return engagement at Allen Fieldhouse.
Father-in-law’s visits are burdensome on son’s wife
October 19, 2001
Local briefs
October 19, 2001
Politics: Democratic fund-raiser to include historic figures Kansas Democrats from the 21st century on Sunday will have an opportunity to meet with and hear from their 19th-century counterparts through living history re-enactors at a fund-raiser. The Lecompton Historical Society is playing host to the event for House Democratic Leader Jim Garner and the House Democrats at the restored historic Democratic Headquarters Building overlooking the Kansas River. The building is at the end of East Second Street in Lecompton. Congressman Dennis Moore, D-Lenexa, Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius, Senate Democratic Leader Anthony Hensley and Kansas Democratic Party Chair Tom Sawyer have been invited. Lecompton re-enactor J. Howard Duncan will portray Ely Moore Jr., a register of the land office in Lecompton from 1857 to 1860 and a member of the Democratic State Central Committee for 14 years. Other re-enactors will debate slavery, and period music will be performed. The public event is from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. __________ Juvenile justice: Training session scheduled for Youth Court judges Douglas County Youth Court will conduct a training session Saturday for students interested in serving as judges. The training session will be held from 9 a.m. to noon. Students in the ninth through 12th grades can participate. There will be a total of four training sessions, concluding sometime in November. Student volunteers in Youth Court pass sentence on juvenile offenders appearing before them. __________ University relations: Helicopters over Lawrence carrying KU photographers The Kansas University Office of University Relations wants you to know the helicopters flying today and Sunday over campus aren’t being flown by terrorists. They’re carrying university photographers, who will be capturing the campus for promotional materials. Helicopters are scheduled to fly over campus at 3 p.m. today and 4 p.m. Sunday. Both shoots will take about 1 1/2 hours. __________ Crime: Tax indictments handed up against DeSoto resident A federal grand jury Thursday indicted a DeSoto woman for filing false federal income tax returns. Marlene Saathoff, 52, allegedly filed false returns for the years 1995 through 1998, failing to report more than $690,000 in income, the indictments say. The four-count indictments were handed up in U.S. District Court, Kansas City, Kan. If convicted, Saathoff faces a maximum of three years in federal prison without parole on each count. __________ Gasoline: Pump Patrol tracks down lowest prices in town The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.129 at several Lawrence-area stations. 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.
Spirituality
October 19, 2001
Diocese: ‘Danny Boy’ is moving, but inappropriate Web site offers answers, insights following attacks New bishop installed to lead Kansas, Missouri Lutherans
A faithful journey
Son of a Lawrence preacher goes from homeless to helper
October 19, 2001
By Jim Baker Everywhere Leo Stephen Barbee goes in Lawrence, people bring up his father. The minute he introduces himself, people say, “Oh, aren’t you Pastor Barbee’s son?” He goes to the barber shop, and the barber tells him, “You sound just like your dad.” When he picks up the phone at his parents’ house and says hello, callers say, “Rev. Barbee?”
Devils deck Sharks, 6-1, halt slide
October 19, 2001
It was only a matter of time before the New Jersey Devils’ offense broke out, and the San Jose Sharks were in the wrong place at the wrong time.
Briefcase
October 19, 2001
Economy: Federal Reserve expert to speak at Budig Hall Leadership: Bagel business founder to deliver lecture Acquisition: UtiliCorp offers to buy U.K. utility Telecommunications: BellSouth plans layoffs
U.S. strikes in Kabul hit homes
Five civilians reported dead
October 19, 2001
American jets on Thursday bombarded the center of the Afghan capital, and residents said a strike that hit homes killed at least five civilians including a 16-year-old girl and four in one family who lived near a Taliban tank unit.
Briefly
October 19, 2001
Vatican City: Mexican president, wife have papal audiences Philippines: Execution ban lifted; kidnappers to be first Yugoslavia: Former general plans to surrender to U.N. Thailand: Elephant hurt by mine yet to receive new limb
Simpson lawyer calls other driver ‘madman’
October 19, 2001
O.J. Simpson’s road-rage trial opened Thursday with prosecutors saying the former football star angrily snatched the glasses off a driver during a confrontation in their neighborhood last year.
Antiterrorism legislation a turning point for Japan
October 19, 2001
Japan’s House of Representatives approved an anti-terrorism bill Thursday that was painstakingly crafted to define a narrow role for its military in supporting the U.S. attacks on suspected terrorist camps in Afghanistan.
6News video report: Around the world
October 19, 2001
Kim Hall reports on news from around the world.
6Sports video report: LHS, FSHS both lose by 2
October 19, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on both the LHS and FSHS final regular season soccer games.
Pharmacist dilutes 2 more drugs
October 19, 2001
Two more cancer drugs were found to be weakened at a pharmacy where the owner already faces 20 counts related to the dilution of two chemotherapy drugs, the FBI said Wednesday.
Lawrence financial consultant works to build wealth
October 19, 2001
Name: Kent Fisher. Residence: Lawrence. Age: 36. Job title: Financial consultant. Company: A.G. Edwards & Sons Inc., 1811 Wakarusa Drive. Job responsibilities: Fisher is an accredited asset management specialist designee whose services include retirement planning, estate planning, insurance and annuity reviews, and college education plans.
Horoscopes
October 19, 2001
People
October 19, 2001
Emily Couric dies at 54 Britney bounces back from flu Drug-sniffing dogs land Snoop Dogg in hot water ‘Baywatch’ reunion a bust?