Archive for Friday, October 26, 2001

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October 26, 2001
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October 26, 2001
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October 26, 2001
Schools: Graffiti at junior high school spurs call to authorities Graffiti found on a wall at Central Junior High School contained threatening language and today’s date. Thursday, Lawrence Police were called to the school at 1400 Mass. to investigate writing discovered by a Central staff member in a boys’ restroom. “There will be consequences for any student found to be involved with making threats,” said Julie Boyle, the district’s communications director. She said classes and activities would continue as planned today. Anyone with concern about school safety may contact Central administrators. ___________ Terrorist attacks: National crisis is topic of community discussion The Lawrence Coalition for Peace and Justice will sponsor an event to solicit community expression and discussion about the current terrorism crisis. The event, “Lawrence Responds to Terrorism” will be from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in front of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. The event is planned as a vigil with opportunity for expression. People are encouraged to bring signs expressing their views of the situation and how the United States should frame its response. ___________ Regional conference: Fraternal Order of Eagles in Lawrence this weekend Hundreds of Kansas and Missouri members of the Fraternal Order of Eagles are expected this weekend in Lawrence for the organization’s South Central Regional Conference. Claud Aubry, a past president of Mt. Oread Aerie No. 309, said about 500 FOE and FOE auxiliary members will attend events Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Lawrence lodge, 1803 W. Sixth Street. Various Eagle dignitaries will attend, including Tom McGrath, an FOE national grand trustee from Ferrisburg, Vt. ___________ Independence Inc.: Agency plans open house Three individuals and a Lawrence restaurant will be recognized for their work with people with disabilities during an open house at 3 p.m. Tuesday at Independence, Inc., 2001 Haskell Ave. Scheduled to receive awards at the 4:30 p.m. ceremonies are: Brad Linnenkamp, a self-advocacy trainer with the Self-Advocacy Coalition of Kansas Ann Carlin Ozegovic, program specialist with the Lawrence Workforce Center Constance Wolfe, a Lawrence Realtor who helped start Independence, Inc.’s Home Of Your Own program Prairie Fire Restaurant: An American Bistro, 724 Mass. Independence Inc. is an independent living resource center, providing services to people with disabilities in Douglas, Franklin and Jefferson counties. ___________ Gasoline: Pump Patrol tracks down lowest prices in town The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.079 per gallon at several locations throughout Lawrence and the surrounding area. 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.
Pilots present list for airline security
Training, cockpit reinforcement, background checks top priorities
October 26, 2001
Airline pilots have a list of things they say would make planes and airports safer.
Demise of Twins sounds plausible
With Pohlad as owner, Minnesota logical candidate for baseball contraction
October 26, 2001
Forget a new stadium. Forget a new manager. If there’s anything to the latest rumor, all the Minnesota Twins will need is a tombstone.
On the record
October 26, 2001
Scary view
October 26, 2001
Humanitarian aid
October 26, 2001
Accepting differences
October 26, 2001
Firebird band rocks
October 26, 2001
Series may be two different worlds
Yankee Stadium, Bank One Ballpark complete opposites
October 26, 2001
Matt Williams made a beeline to Monument Park the first time he stepped into Yankee Stadium.