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Jayhawks lose to Missouri, fall behind in all-time series
October 20, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 8:23 p.m.) Even the presence of Coach Fambrough could not inspire Kansas to hold the line at the end. After a back-and-forth battle that saw several lead changes, the Jayhawks ran out time and time outs as Missouri ran out the clock clinging to a four-point victory.
New York Post employees not fazed as worker diagnosed with city’s fourth anthrax case
October 20, 2001
(Updated Saturday at 8:19 p.m.) Johanna Huden, a New York Post employee who opens letters to the editor, was diagnosed with skin anthrax, officials announced Friday. An employee at NBC and one at CBS also have skin anthrax infections, as does the young son of an ABC producer.
4-H news
October 20, 2001
Promise program to benefit youth
Boys & Girls Club gather to hear issues such as caring adults, safe places
October 20, 2001
By Joy Ludwig More than 100 schoolchildren gathered Friday at the Boys & Girls Club to learn about a new initiative that will benefit them and other youth. Local leaders kicked off the Lawrence-Douglas County Promise campaign in collaboration with America’s Promise, a national movement started in 1997 by Gen. Colin Powell.
6Sports video report: LHS, Free State go head to head
October 20, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on Friday evenings football game between Lawrence High and Free State.
Old home town - 25 and 40 years ago today
October 20, 2001
No reason is good enough
October 20, 2001
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald It’s not that I mind the fact that the nation is being asked to reconsider its foreign policy. What bothers me is that we are being asked to reconsider at the point of a gun. Or, if you like, at the foot of a grave.
Sands on hand today
Jayhawks to pay tribute to ‘Tuxedo Tony’
October 20, 2001
By Robert Sinclair These days, Tony Sands doesn’t think much about his then-NCAA-record-setting performance 10 years ago, and he talks about it even less. But the monumental game is something he’ll never forget.
World Briefs
October 20, 2001
Germany: Schindler’s widow buried with honors Vietnam: Priest sentenced to 15 years in prison London: British firm producing smallpox vaccine for U.S. Spain: Five Spanish climbers killed in Himalayas
New McCartney song debuts tonight in honor of terror victims
October 20, 2001
Paul McCartney intends to perform a song he wrote in honor of American heroism at tonight’s benefit concert for the victims of the terrorist attacks. The former Beatle is one of dozens of musicians, actors and athletes scheduled to appear at the five-hour “Concert for New York City,” being broadcast live on VH1 from Madison Square Garden.
Briefly
October 20, 2001
Berlin: Germany issues warrant for third fugitive suspect Belgium: EU leaders pledge support Minnesota: Airline removes sweeteners after white powder scares Washington: Children’s dollars earmarked
Maple Leaf Festival, ‘Black Jack’ on tap this weekend
October 20, 2001
The leaves are bursting with color, and the weekend’s activities also are reflecting the fall season. Outdoor festivals and foliage tours, barn dances and folk singers are among the events from which you can choose.
Lawrence briefs
October 20, 2001
Businesses without water part of Friday morning KU game’s T-shirt sale to benefit terrorist victims Choir’s D.C. itinerary altered
Cardinals clobber Jaguars - Eudora 21, Mill Valley 7
October 20, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Just another day at the office for Eudora High tailback Andrew Pyle. Pyle carried 45 times for 311 yards and scored all three Eudora touchdowns as the Cardinals pinned Mill Valley, 21-7, on Friday night at DeSoto High’s field to go 2-0 in Class 4A district play.
Freedy Johnston draws small town friends with big city tune craft
Freedy Johnston at the Bottleneck, Lawrence Kansas 10/19/2001
October 20, 2001
By Michael Newman If being a just folks is at all relevant to being a folksinger, the Freedy Johnston’s earning his cred. Driving himself alone from town to town, hauling and setting up his own equipment, then hanging out among the Bottleneck’s scattered, early arrivers while fretting the late arrival of the hired soundman, Johnston is no pampered rock star.
Snapper Nicks on ball
Walk-on snapping specialist perfect so far
October 20, 2001
By Chuck Woodling Add to the classification of anti-social behavior errant snaps to the punter or place-kick holder in football. “You know if you mess up 50,000 people aren’t going to like you,” said Greg Nicks, Kansas University’s snapping specialist.
Hurricanes’ tight end strives for perfection
October 20, 2001
There’s only one way for Miami tight end Jeremy Shockey to fold his clothes, park his car, clean his apartment or catch a football. Perfectly. “I take pride in everything I do,” Shockey says. “I don’t even have to think about doing stuff like that. If you don’t do the little things right, the big things will never come.”
Texas A&M blanks Jayhawks, 4-0
Corner kicks costly to Kansas in Big 12 loss to 17th-ranked Aggies
October 20, 2001
By Levi Chronister After a playing No. 17 Texas A&M tough the first 69 minutes, Kansas University’s soccer team succumbed to a four-goal barrage in eight minutes in a 4-0 loss Friday at SuperTarget Field.
Briefcase
October 20, 2001
Boeing leader expects ruling on 717 by year’s end Leadership: Greenspan praises moves without him on Sept. 11 Economy: Trade deficit narrows Inflation: Gasoline prices boost Consumer Price Index
Firebirds foil Lions - Free State 16, Lawrence High 0
Free State takes giant step toward berth in Class 6A playoffs
October 20, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus While Lawrence High adopted “Pulling Together,” as its football theme for the week, Free High “Put It All Together” on the field Friday night before an estimated 9,500 fans at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium.
Anniversary
October 20, 2001
Jersey embraces new guard
October 20, 2001
As a general manager, Rod Thorn knows his place in NBA history. He’s the man who drafted Michael Jordan with the third pick overall in 1984, and in the process turned the Chicago Bulls into a dynasty.
Pro Sports Briefs
October 20, 2001
Warriors match offer to center Jackson Celtics’ forward Walker fined for verbal abuse Granato joins Sharks’ broadcast department Orlando guard Miller to miss four-six weeks
KU Roster
October 20, 2001
Graves seeks economic boost
Governor touts value of economic development during visit to KU conference
October 20, 2001
By Mark Fagan As layoffs mount, spending slows and recession builds, Kansas legislators need to find more money to invest in an economic development program even if there isn’t likely to be much money available next year, Gov. Bill Graves said Friday.
NHL Roundup: Blues beat Wild in OT, 3-2
Tkachuk’s goal hands Minnesota first loss of season
October 20, 2001
Keith Tkachuk scored 46 seconds into overtime as the St. Louis Blues handed the Minnesota Wild their first loss of the season, 3-2 on Friday night. Doug Weight, who scored St. Louis’ first two goals of the game, set up Tkachuk’s game-winner.
Frankenstein’ radio play aims to scare and entertain
October 20, 2001
By Jan Biles The Karen Hastings Players is hoping to scare the socks off its audience this month. The theater company is staging a radio adaptation of Mary Shelley’s 19th-century novel “Frankenstein” on Saturday nights at the Dale Easton Apple Valley Theatre at Lake Perry.
Mother Earth Collective working toward change
October 20, 2001
By Joel Mathis A group of young Lawrence residents has formed a collective it hopes will serve as a base for local social activism. “We want to create a long-lasting space in the community where single-issue groups can come together and connect, work together,” said Lawrence resident Kurt Lane, 22, a member of the group that calls itself the Mother Earth Collective.
Kansas State-A&M has lost its luster
October 20, 2001
This would have been a Big 12 matchup of Top 25 teams, but both Texas A&M and Kansas State are coming off losses. After they lost last weekend, the Aggies and Wildcats dropped out of the national rankings.
White to make first start for OU today
Former backup Sooners quarterback ‘excited to get the chance to lead the team from the beginning
October 20, 2001
Oklahoma quarterback Jason White has shown he can finish games. Now he gets a chance to start one. White came off the bench the past two weeks and helped lead the second-ranked Sooners to victory.
Whatever it takes
October 20, 2001
Journal-World Editorial Call it vigilantism if you wish, but American travelers are ready and willing to combat air terrorists. Americans have a good reputation for rising to meet severe challenges. The growing “one for all and all for one” attitude of many airline travelers reminds us of that.
Sept. 11 focused U.S. foreign policy
October 20, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group The routine and largely empty talks on Asia-Pacific trade scheduled for this coming long weekend in Shanghai once loomed as a distraction on President Bush’s busy agenda. But the APEC summit has suddenly become opportunity and crucible for U.S. foreign policy.
Huskers resist looking ahead to Oklahoma
Though Nebraska faces Texas Tech today, showdown with Sooners still occupies players’ thoughts
October 20, 2001
After weeks of denial, the Nebraska Cornhuskers finally admit it: They’ve thought about Oklahoma. Even with tonight’s game against Texas Tech pending, a showdown with the No. 2 Sooners has been creeping into the No. 3 Huskers’ thoughts.
Cool-headed Kustok key to Wildcats’ wins
No. 22 Northwestern QB has squad 4-1
October 20, 2001
Flag football can be more controlled chaos than sport, with little boys barely big enough to fit into their helmets running around the field in semiorganized fashion. Not Northwestern quarterback Zak Kustok’s team. That group of grade-schoolers had the game down.
Yankees cautious despite 2-0 edge
October 20, 2001
There’s no brash talk or bravado coming from the New York Yankees after taking a 2-0 lead in the AL championship series against the Seattle Mariners. The three-time defending World Series champions know as well as anybody how tenuous a hold that can be.
KU swimmers third
October 20, 2001
Kansas University’s swimming team placed third Friday at the Big 12 relays. The Jayhawks finished with 65 points, 12 points behind second-place Missouri. Texas won with 124 points.
Boise State ends Fresno’s run
Late score gives Broncos 35-30 victory over previously undefeated Bulldogs
October 20, 2001
Even at the moment David Carr was thrown into the turf, Fresno State’s quarterback couldn’t believe the Bulldogs’ run at college football’s biggest honors was ending.
Immediate volunteer needs
October 20, 2001
KU Med aims to boost biomedical research
Two grants help fund statewide network
October 20, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Officials at the Kansas University Medical Center are hoping to lure more biomedical research funding to the state. They’ve received two new grants from the National Institutes of Health that they say will create a new statewide network of researchers.
State Supreme Court gives Justice Award to former chief justice for years of service
October 20, 2001
The Kansas Supreme Court is honoring former Chief Justice David Prager by giving its Justice Award for five decades of service to the court system and legal profession. The court announced the award Friday.
Bush reassures anti-terror coalition
October 20, 2001
President Bush sought Friday to calm the jitters in the worldwide anti-terrorism coalition he has rallied behind him. “I fully understand that some, over time, may grow weary and may tire,” Bush said, before a meeting with South Korean President Kim Dae-jung at the annual Asia-Pacific economic conference. “But they’ll realize the United States of America, under my leadership, will not.”
Pet Post
October 20, 2001
6News video report: Around the world
October 20, 2001
Josh Garber reports on news from around the world.
6News video report: Smaller ‘big box’ plans in the works
October 20, 2001
Tina Terry reports on a second developer wanting to build at the intersection of Sixth and Wakarusa.
Panorama: The view from atop city hall
October 20, 2001
Kansas’ Teddleton wants to make MU ‘pay’
Former Tigers signee still miffed that new Mizzou coaching staff stopped recruiting him
October 20, 2001
By Gary Bedore Brock Teddleton signed a national letter-of-intent with the University of Missouri as a senior football lineman for Herculaneium High in Pevely, Mo. Just as the 6-foot-6, 325-pounder was getting used to the idea of being a Kansas-hater, Teddleton had some difficulty qualifying and wound up enrolling at Coffeyville Community College.
Chancellors Club honors KU’s top freshmen, faculty
October 20, 2001
Ten students and three professors were honored Friday night by the Kansas University Chancellors Club. The Chancellors Club, the major-donor organization of the Kansas University Endowment Association, had its annual meeting at the Lawrence Holidome.
KUEA draws 46 trustees
October 20, 2001
Trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association met Friday for their annual business meeting at the association’s West Campus headquarters. Trustees attending the 110th annual meeting were:
Business unfriendly?
October 20, 2001
Will Chiefs turn to running game?
KC’s Holmes impressive last week in loss to Steelers
October 20, 2001
Their passing game has been ineffective. When they went to their running game in the second half of a 20-17 loss to Pittsburgh last week, it produced a 150-yard rusher in Priest Holmes and the team’s first two touchdowns in two weeks.
Referee duty
October 20, 2001
Constitution review
October 20, 2001
Compton claims EA Sports pole
October 20, 2001
Stacy Compton grabbed his second Talladega Superspeedway pole of the season Friday and gave Dodge a sweep of the top qualifying spots at NASCAR’s two restrictor-plate tracks this season.
Defending champ forgotten man
Few remember how consistent Bobby Labonte was in Winston Cup last season
October 20, 2001
Peeking out the back of his hauler, Bobby Labonte watched as a lone fan wearing a sweat shirt celebrating the driver’s Winston Cup championship stopped to collect some souvenirs. “See that guy?” Labonte said. “He remembers I won the championship last year.”
Lone holdout Stewart grudgingly accepts new NASCAR requirement
October 20, 2001
A showdown between Tony Stewart and NASCAR over mandatory use of head-and-neck restraints ended Friday with the driver reluctantly wearing a Hutchens device. Stewart missed the first 45 minutes of the morning practice at Talladega Superspeedway while he argued with NASCAR over the new requirement, adopted Wednesday as a response to a string of fatal accidents.
Racing: Weekend Events
October 20, 2001
Japanese golfer on top
Rookie Yokoo leads National Car Rental Classic
October 20, 2001
Kaname Yokoo is in position to be the next Japanese player to make a name for himself in America. Yokoo, a PGA Tour rookie after making it through qualifying school last year, had a 7-under 65 on Friday and wound up with a one-stroke lead over Jerry Smith at the halfway point of the National Car Rental Classic.
Vermeil taking lumps with Chiefs
So far, Kansas City stint has nothing in common with coach’s experience in St. Louis
October 20, 2001
Once, the tears flowed from Dick Vermeil when the noted emotional coach won a Super Bowl with the St. Louis Rams. Now, he might not be blamed for wanting to cry again wondering why he ever walked away from the powerful Rams, especially when he ended up taking over a Kansas City team headed toward the AFC West basement.
Missouri Roster
October 20, 2001
CU ‘backer returning to roots in UT game
San Antonio native eager to meet ‘Horns
October 20, 2001
Joey Johnson will be one of the few Texans wearing Colorado colors today when the No. 14 ranked Buffaloes play No. 9 Texas. With the homecoming comes a wide range of emotions for the San Antonio native.
Asia-Pacific Leader summit China embraces freer trade
October 20, 2001
Punctuating its support for efforts to launch a new round of global trade talks, China announced Friday it had abolished dozens of rules and regulations affecting a broad swath of its economy.
NFL Briefs
October 20, 2001
Police investigate Bills rookie Henry Griese upgraded; Neil still in limbo
Anthrax letters traced to mailbox
Pakistan citizen among suspects
October 20, 2001
Investigators have found the mailbox used by the person who sent two anthrax-tainted letters, federal officials said Friday. A source said the FBI is hunting several suspects, including a Pakistani who overstayed his visa.
Measures to combat terrorism announced
October 20, 2001
Federal agencies announced these counterterrorism initiatives Friday:
Terror deals heavy blow to struggling Postal Service
October 20, 2001
The U.S. Postal Service is reeling from the effects of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and the ongoing anthrax scare, and analysts say eroding confidence in the mail service threatens the financial viability of one of the nation’s most venerable institutions.
Terrorism protection costly
Government, companies struggle to bear brunt of expenses
October 20, 2001
First came extra security guards at airports and office buildings. Now, it’s stockpiles of vaccines, antibiotics and latex gloves for mailroom workers. The cost of guarding against terrorism and calming public and employee fears is climbing slowly but surely for both government and individual companies. Though manageable to date, such costs pose a potential threat to corporate profits, overall economic growth and the government’s ability to finance other needs, including Social Security.
Water line repair estimated at $15,000
October 20, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn Baldwin City Administrator Larry Paine estimates repairs to a broken 12-inch city water line in the Baker Wetlands will total about $15,000 plus the cost of the lost water, which was leaking at a rate of nearly 75,000 gallons per hour.
Donne L. Rygmyr
October 20, 2001
Helen J. Cady
October 20, 2001
Daily ticker
October 20, 2001
Baseball Briefs
October 20, 2001
La Russa tells Cards he’ll be back in 2002 Vaughn may face fine for talking about trade
Sound system awful at Allen
Immediate improvements unlikely
October 20, 2001
By Bill Mayer Kansas University wants nothing on the order of the ghastly Kansas City Hyatt Regency Skywalk collapse in Allen Fieldhouse. Thus KU’s not likely to get a badly needed new sound system for some time because the current roof structure isn’t strong enough to handle needed equipment.
Developer proposes hotel, water park
October 20, 2001
A resort developer from Wisconsin intends to build a 271-suite lodge and indoor water park near the Kansas Speedway, boosting the area’s tourism district’s investment total to $340 million.
Pets need protection in winter
Keep animals warm during cooler weather
October 20, 2001
By Midge Grinstead Soon the leaves will begin to fall and the temperatures will be crisp and cool. Now is the time to prepare your outdoor animals for winter and the harsh temperatures that come with it. All outdoor animals will need some extra attention when the snow begins to fall.
Investors look beyond earnings reports
October 20, 2001
Investors shrugged off early concerns about earnings reports Friday and pushed Wall Street to a modest late-session advance. “There seems to be some stabilization going … despite this week of fair to middling earnings reports,” said Alan Ackerman, executive vice president of Fahnestock & Co.
Firebirds aiming for state
Free State top seed in volleyball sub-state
October 20, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus As the No. 1 seed and the lone squad with a winning record in their four-team Class 6A volleyball sub-state today at Free State, the host Firebirds are favored to advance to state next weekend at the Kansas Expocentre in Topeka.
Moving fitness indoors
Cold weather needn’t put the freeze on exercise
October 20, 2001
By Joy Ludwig When temperatures start to dip and winter sets in, many people head indoors to hibernate and scrap their healthy routines. But there are simple ways to hold off winter weight gain and still make fitness fun when the weather outside is frightful. And it’s never too late to start a routine.
HINU, Baker gridders to play on road today
October 20, 2001
Both Haskell and Baker university football teams will be on the road today. Haskell, 0-7, will travel to Blair, Neb., to meet Dana College. Baker, 4-3, has a shorter trip to Olathe to tangle with MidAmerica Nazarene. Both games will start at 1:30 p.m.
Education helps reduce SIDS deaths
October 20, 2001
By Kim Hall It’s a parent’s worst nightmare. But for nearly 3,000 sets of parents every year, Sudden Infant Death Syndrome is more than a bad dream it’s a reality. “Anytime a healthy baby dies unexpectedly, it’s devastating for the family,” said Nancy Journ, director of maternal child health field services at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department.
$10 million gift to KU is record-breaker
Economist’s donation boosts KU First campaign
October 20, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Charley Oswald originally pledged $1 million to Kansas University. But university officials including Chancellor Robert Hemenway and Sally Frost Mason, former dean of the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences convinced him to give more. “I said I might as well round it off to an even $10 million,” Oswald said.
Rangers attack Taliban airfield
Raid signals new stage in U.S. war on terror
October 20, 2001
A company of Army Rangers staged a nighttime attack on the Kandahar airfield in southern Afghanistan early today, signaling a new and much more dangerous phase of the U.S.-led war against Afghanistan’s Taliban military and Osama bin Laden’s terrorist network.
Active parents may raise active children, but it’s no sure thing
October 20, 2001
Parents who exercise tend to have children who exercise, but researchers caution that it’s not something a parent can count on. Even though it seems common sense that role-model parents should raise model children, youngsters still rank fun first. Parental demonstrations of exercise seem to be somewhere down the list of motivators.
Board to study late-start schedule
Collaboration period proposed in high schools
October 20, 2001
By Tim Carpenter High school students in Lawrence could sleep late one school day each month under a proposal that sets aside time for teacher collaboration. Principals of Lawrence and Free State high schools will present to the school board Monday their vision of a “late-start” program that forges 90-minute blocks Wednesday mornings so all teachers could be involved in staff development and professional dialogue.
U.S. media’s role is to inform the public not alarm it
October 20, 2001
By Dolph Simons Jr. What is the role and responsibility of the U.S. media following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on New York City’s World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.? America has been attacked on its own soil with massive loss of life. Wars of the recent past in which Uncle Sam has been engaged always have been fought on someone else’s land with the U.S. citizenry protected and insulated from the horrors of death and destruction.
Pet briefs
October 20, 2001
Lawrence dog competes at world championship ‘Witness’ examines efforts for animals First-aid for pooches
Cholesterol drug problems are real
October 20, 2001
This might be perverse, but I was relieved to read that others have had trouble with cholesterol-lowering drugs, too. I am a 52-year-old woman who was prescribed Zocor back in 1999. My muscles stopped working, and I started passing out without notice.
Second anthrax-mail case confirmed outside U.S.
October 20, 2001
A letter mailed from Florida to Argentina tested positive for anthrax, Argentina’s health minister said Friday, in what appeared to be the second confirmed case of anthrax-tainted mail outside the United States.
Lions devastated by loss to FSHS
Defeat cripples Lawrence’s playoff hopes
October 20, 2001
By Doug Pacey More than an hour after their loss to Free State High, the tears were still coming. As the Lions walked off the field at Memorial Stadium on Friday night, holding hands in pairs, some cried. Tears were still streaming when coach Dirk Wedd spoke to them on the basketball court at Lawrence High.
Israeli tanks roll into Bethlehem; unrest escalates
October 20, 2001
In one of Israel’s biggest incursions into Palestinian territory, the army on Friday sent tanks into biblical Bethlehem, commandeering two hotels for its troops as it stepped up pressure on the Palestinians after the assassination of an Israeli Cabinet minister.
Football fan’s lament: Beware of private parking
October 20, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Toni Dudley has some advice for football fans attending games at Kansas University: Watch where you park, or it could cost you a bundle. Dudley ended up paying $116 for a parking spot for last Saturday’s game against Oklahoma: $11 for the parking space, $105 to the towing company.
Rival schools’ bands unite
October 20, 2001
By Mindie Paget Sending congratulatory flowers and giving the competition standing ovations is hardly the way to maintain a rivalry. But that’s how the award-winning Lawrence and Free State high school marching bands show their respect for each other’s talent and hard work. “Both of the Lawrence bands support each other tremendously when we go to various marching festivals,” said Avian Bear, Free State band director.
Endowment fund raising soars
October 20, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Despite the slowing economy, Kansas University Endowment Association officials remain optimistic about their fund-raising drive. At its 110th annual meeting Friday, KUEA’s 75-member Board of Trustees was told $293 million had been raised so far in “KU First: Invest in Excellence,” the largest fund-raising campaign in university history.
Local briefs
October 20, 2001
Postal workers cautious of anthax threat in mail Mail carriers have the option of wearing gloves while handling mail because of recent anthrax scares nationwide, fueled in part by the confirmation that a New Jersey postal worker had contracted the disease. Lawrence mail carrier Verdia Gray, pictured above, sorted mail Thursday without gloves when the post office ran out of stock. Lawrence Postmaster Bill Reynolds says wearing gloves voluntary. __________________________ Accident: KU student hospitalized after falling four floors A Kansas University student was injured early Friday when he fell off a fourth-floor window ledge at McCollum Hall, the Kansas University Public Safety Office said. Saad Saifeddine, 19, was in good condition Friday at Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas City, Kan., a hospital spokesman said. About 2:45 a.m. Friday Saifeddine went out onto the ledge of a dorm room window to smoke a cigarette and then slipped, KU Police Lt. Schuyler Bailey said. Saifeddine landed on a first floor roof. Saifeddine was visiting a friend who lived in the residence hall room, KU officials said. Smoking is not allowed on McCollum’s fourth floor. __________________________ School: Superintendent finds house redecorated as prank Lawrence School Supt. Randy Weseman got an early taste of Halloween when he returned home Friday from a business trip. Pulling into the driveway, he found his house on Normandy Park decorated with rolls of toilet paper, string, and forks. There’s no proof, but the superintendent suspects the culprits were teachers at South Junior High School. He’s a former South principal. “We’ll see how they feel when they don’t get their paycheck,” he joked. __________________________ Gasoline: Pump Patrol tracks down lowest prices in town The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.119 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. __________________________ St. James A.M.E. to mark Founders Day anniversary St. James A.M.E. Church will celebrate its Founders Day with a Gospel Getdown at 5 p.m. today at the church, Seventh and Maple streets. A special worship service will be at 11 a.m. Sunday, followed by a dinner for friends and family. A special program will be at 3:30 p.m. Sunday.
On the record
October 20, 2001
Brown, 1988 NCAA champs take time to visit
October 20, 2001
By Gary Bedore Kansas basketball held a reunion of sorts at Thursday night’s Philadelphia 76ers-Utah Jazz NBA exhibition at Allen Fieldhouse. Several members of the Jayhawks’ 1988 NCAA title team were on hand to greet former KU coach Larry Brown of the Sixers at a pre-game reception. KU athletics department officials presented Brown with a KU golf shirt and some golf balls to go with the official KU letter jacket presented by current KU hoop coach Roy Williams in ceremonies at center court right before the game.
Diamondbacks deck Braves
Schilling does it all in 5-1 victory; Arizona takes 2-1 series lead
October 20, 2001
Curt Schilling blew away the Atlanta Braves with his pitching, then bowled them over with his baserunning for good measure. Schilling put another glittering start on his growing postseason resume, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Braves, 5-1, Friday night for a 2-1 lead in the NL championship series.
Weddings
October 20, 2001
Engagements
October 20, 2001
Scouting news
October 20, 2001
Area Boy Scouts will join a global Scout Jamboree on the Air this weekend with the help of the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club. They will operate a remote ham station from Camp Bromelsick, overlooking Clinton Lake. The station will feature several modes of communication and offer demonstrations.
Bobcats blank Chieftains - Basehor-Linwood 15, Tonganoxie 0
Late scoring drive seals victory, district for Basehor-Linwood
October 20, 2001
By Andy Samuelson The number 13 hadn’t been a lucky number in the lives of Basehor-Linwood running backs Matt Dukes and Joey Barlow. That is, until Friday when the two rushers’ made the numeral meaningful.
Military news
October 20, 2001
Area Roundup: Santa Fe Trail clinches Class 4A state playoff berth
October 20, 2001
Santa Fe Trail clinched a Class 4A state playoff berth with 43-8 victory over Council Grove on Friday night. Four of the Chargers’ six touchdowns went for more than 25 yards.
ECKAN needs holiday helpers
October 20, 2001
Mind matters at Tech
Leach stresses mental outlook
October 20, 2001
When Texas Tech players take to the playing field, they bring with them more than just honed physical skills. The Red Raiders work to get faster and stronger, improve their technique and practice game plays. But they also put in time focusing on the intangible, more subtle part of the game the mental aspect where coach Mike Leach says games are won or lost.
Jordan rules instituted
For one practice, phenom forbidden to shoot
October 20, 2001
There was a new rule Friday during a Washington Wizards scrimmage: Michael Jordan wasn’t allowed to shoot. A day after Jordan’s teammates stood around and waited for him to perform during a 114-88 exhibition loss to Detroit, Jordan and coach Doug Collins wanted to put a stop to that in a hurry.
Club news
October 20, 2001
Critic questions city’s plan for Home Depot development
October 20, 2001
By Joel Mathis David Geyer believes there are cracks in the dam. Now he’s looking for sandbags. Geyer, chairman of the Lawrence Association of Neighborhoods, said he believed the Lawrence City Commission violated its own comprehensive plan Tuesday when it approved rezoning for Home Depot at 31st and Iowa streets.
Justices uphold laws to back grandparents in divorce cases
October 20, 2001
A law on grandparents’ rights in divorce cases is constitutional, but it does not help great-grandparents, the Kansas Supreme Court ruled Friday. The justices’ unanimous decision came in the case of Mona Wicker, of Hutchinson. She divorced her first husband in 1991 and later remarried.
Region Briefs
October 20, 2001
Baldwin: Chapel marks milestone with English visitors Kansas City, MO.: After damaging locks, worker is found dead Emporia: Two men to stand trial for murder in explosion Kansas City, Kan.: Former Sprint worker charged in tapping call FORT RILEY: Command change set at Army base
Rights of women ‘at root of most conflict’
Many Afghan refugees said to be females fleeing ‘subhuman’ treatment of Taliban
October 20, 2001
The Taliban insists its religious dogma honors women by restricting them to a veiled life in public and a strictly domestic life in private. Officials denounce as lies allegations that Afghan girls grow up in ignorance, and eventually marry men who consider them more servants than partners.
Defense chief pays Missouri a proud visit
October 20, 2001
Days after its B-2 bombers completed the longest missions in the history of U.S. military aviation, the 509th Bomb Wing on Friday received an impressive thank-you note. Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld, sporting an olive-green bomber jacket, personally delivered praise and thanks to a cheering crowd of 2,000 Air Force personnel and their families at the base.
6Sports video report: Border war intense
October 20, 2001
Kevin Romary reports on Saturday’s matchup between the Jayhawks (2-3) and MU (2-3).
People
October 20, 2001
Daughter defends dad Elaine becomes Eleanor Kennedy waxes poetic
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October 20, 2001