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Giuliani says New York City asks for 6,000 body bags
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 5:13 p.m.) With too many people missing for an accurate death count to begin, officials did their best Wednesday to calculate the toll from the World Trade Center attacks.
Partial list of victims
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 5:13 p.m.) Partial list of those killed in Tuesday’s terrorist attacks, according to family members, friends,co-workers and law enforcement.
Train victim identified
September 12, 2001
(Web Posted Wednesday at 4:48 p.m.) The body of a man who died after he was run over by a train early Sunday morning has been identified, the Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said Wednesday.
Protestors stage peace rally
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 4:59 p.m.) Several area people who oppose the concept of retaliation for the terrorist attacks in New York and Washington staged a peaceful protest Wednesday afternoon along a busy street in Lawrence.
FAA allows flights diverted Tuesday to resume
All other planes remain grounded
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 4:59 p.m.) Airline flights diverted after Tuesday’s attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon were authorized to finish their journeys Wednesday but all other planes remain grounded.
FBI teams storm Boston hotel
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 5:01 p.m.) Investigators tried to retrace the steps of the hijackers of two planes used in attacks on New York and Washington as heavily armed FBI agents stormed a hotel looking for suspects and Boston’s airport defended its security.
Kansas officials remain on alert
Smoke scare clears Landon Office Building briefly
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 5:13 p.m.) State and federal officials are struggling to maintain the appearance that government business in Kansas is continuing as usual.
Kansas officials move to allay gasoline shortage fears
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 5:13 p.m.) State officials are moving quickly to deal with fears about fuel prices and supplies, which led to long lines at filling stations, fistfights and at least one arrest.
White House, Air Force One were also targeted
Investigators learning more about attacks
September 12, 2001
(Updated Wednesday at 10:15 p.m.)Amid the grim accounting of the dead and injured from the airborne onslaught that toppled the World Trade Center and blasted the Pentagon, authorities said Wednesday they believed the terrorists had had other targets the White House and Air Force One.
Remembering the fallen
Lawrence area vigils and prayer events in honor of the victims of tragedy
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 4:59 p.m.) By Michael Newman At the time of this writing, Lawrence area churches and secular organizations were still making plans for how they will remember the victims and offer comfort to the community following Tuesday morning’s tragic events in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Bush: Attacks were ‘act of war’
President says nation will fight back and recover
September 12, 2001
(Updated Thursday at 4:57 p.m.) President Bush condemned terrorist attacks in New York and Washington as “acts of war” on Wednesday and won pledges of funding from Congress to aid in recovery and protect the nation’s security. European allies gave their backing to an anticipated military response.
Security alert lifted recently, guards say
September 12, 2001
The World Trade Center was destroyed just days after a heightened security alert was lifted at the 110-story towers, security personnel said Tuesday. Daria Coard, 37, a guard at Tower One, said the security detail had been working 12-hour shifts for the past two weeks because of numerous phone threats.
Defend freedom
September 12, 2001
To the editor: Tuesday, thousands died. We lost friends and loved ones. What else will we lose? We should hope the “collateral damage” will not be too great. I suspect a bystander very likely to be hurt by these terrorist attacks is the very thing we hold most sacred. Behind us is a fragile concept embodied by the words “liberty” and “freedom.” How much will today’s events endanger freedom? To what extent will we react by restricting our own liberties?
6News report: Attacks shake Americans
September 12, 2001
A CNN correspondent gives an overview of Tuesday’s horrific events.
6News report: Bert Nash employee says talking will help
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on a Bert Nash Center employee’s adivce on how to deal with Tuesday’s tragedy.
6News report: Lawrence residents line up to give blood
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on Lawrence residents donating blood to be shipped to the New York City area.
6News report: Pilots, passengers grounded
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on the local and statewide effects of the FAA’s grounding of all flights.
6News report: KU students watch and react to Tuesday’s events
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on the reaction from KU students who gathered around televisions in the student unions on campus.
6News report: LHS students have somewhere to turn for questions and help
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on the crisis center available to staff and students at Lawrence High School.
6News report: Representatives comment
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber presents comments from local Representatives Senator Pat Roberts and Congressman Dennis Moore.
6News report: Local buildings under heightened security
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on the heightened security at the Lawrence Law Enforcement Center and City Hall.
6News report: SELF postpones trip
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on the SELF Fellowship members’ postponement of their trip to Washington, D.C.
6News report: Afghanistan leaders say bin Lauden not responsible
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on the Afghanistan leader’s statement that Osama bin Lauden is not behind Tuesday’s events.
6News report: International flights to U.S. rerouted
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on the grounding of all U.S. flights.
6News report: Bin Lauden denies reports he is involved
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on Osama bin Lauden’s possible involvement in Tuesday’s events.
Classes expected to meet today
September 12, 2001
By Jan Biles Lawrence public schools remained in session Tuesday, but all afterschool and nighttime activities were canceled in response to the terrorist attacks in New York City and Washington, D.C.
Planes make emergency landings in Kansas
September 12, 2001
Dozens of airplanes were diverted to Kansas airports following attacks on the World Trade Center and Pentagon including three commercial jetliners that landed in Garden City and prompted a state of emergency in Finney County.
Olathe victim calls to reassure parents
September 12, 2001
An Olathe man who was inside the World Trade Center when one of its twin towers was struck by an airliner called home to tell his family he was safe - twice. Mark McGavran called his parents in Ada from about the 40th floor of the World Trade Center after one of its twin towers was struck by an airliner.
Clayton Arment
September 12, 2001
Rachelle D. Conrad
September 12, 2001
Charles Rossel Higley
September 12, 2001
City, KU agree on preservation
Process would bring together both sides when differences arise
September 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement with Kansas University to resolve joint historic preservation issues. Under the proposed agreement, the Campus Historic Preservation Board will get first crack at issues of joint concern, then the city’s Historic Resources Board. If they come to different decisions, they’ll meet together.
Security alert lifted recently, guards say
September 12, 2001
The World Trade Center was destroyed just days after a heightened security alert was lifted at the 110-story towers, security personnel said Tuesday. Daria Coard, 37, a guard at Tower One, said the security detail had been working 12-hour shifts for the past two weeks because of numerous phone threats. But on Thursday, bomb-sniffing dogs were abruptly removed.
Lawrence briefs
September 12, 2001
Piano students featured at ‘Concerto Reading’ Rock Chalk Revue donates $50,000 to United Way
Area organizations, groups cancel, plan events
September 12, 2001
There was varied Lawrence and area response to Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
Lawrence mother reports teen-age daughter missing
September 12, 2001
By Dave Ranney A Lawrence woman has reported her daughter missing. “We haven’t seen her since 3 p.m. Sunday,” said Vicki Musser, 38. “She was last seen in North Lawrence at the intersection just across the bridge between 6 and 6:30 p.m. But after that nothing.”
Victims paint picture of terror
Stunned New Yorkers confront scene where air ‘filled with paper, blood, arms and legs’
September 12, 2001
There is smoke where there once was steel, shocked silence where a self-assured populace once ran America’s most noisily dynamic city. Life changed fast and forever Tuesday morning, when an unseen terrorist hand-guided two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, collapsing the symbols of New York City’s commercial and cultural greatness.
Local briefs
September 12, 2001
Crime: House fire extinguished A woman and child were taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a fire early Tuesday morning at 1637 Kenwood Drive. The fire started in the kitchen and may have been caused by something burning on a stove, Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical officials said. Firefighters were called about 12:40 a.m. The woman was Paula Coble, 32, Fire & Medical said. A man and a 3-year-old girl were also in the house. Coble and the other girl were taken to the hospital, treated and released, Battalion Chief Bill Stark said. The name of the girl and the man were not released. The fire was out by 1:10 a.m., firefighters said. A 1999 Ford sedan near the house was damaged by the fire. Total damage to the house and car was listed at $65,000. The property is owned by Kaw Valley Management, Fire & Medical said. __________________________ Accident: Baker University dorm fire possibly started by candle Candles burning inside a Baker University residence hall sparked a fire Tuesday evening that forced the evacuation of nearly 200 residents, a university official said. The fire, which broke out between 5 p.m. and 6 p.m., was contained to a single room at Gessner Hall, spokesman John Fuller said. A hall resident fell asleep in his room with candles burning, Fuller said. The candles burned down and caught a mattress on fire. The resident and another Baker student managed to put out the flames, which caused less than $500 damage, Fuller said. One student suffered minor burns and was treated at an area hospital and released; the other student was treated at the scene for smoke inhalation. “We don’t allow students to burn candles in their residence hall rooms,” Fuller said. “This is a good reason why.” __________________________ Gasoline costs: Pump Patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.619 at Presto Phillips 66, 602 W. Ninth and Kwik Shop, 845 Miss. 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.
Psychologist: Youths need explanation, reassurance
September 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis and Terry Rombeck Wes Crenshaw was taking his 4-year-old daughter to breakfast Tuesday morning when news broke of the hijacked airliner attacks on New York and Washington, D.C. The little girl, who had wanted to visit New York, turned to her father. “Daddy isn’t that where we were going to go?” she asked Crenshaw.
Church offers consolation
Tragedy sends hundreds looking for comfort
September 12, 2001
By Jim Baker Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Lawrence residents went to church Tuesday seeking reassurance and spiritual comfort after Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
New York braces for aftershock
Crews head to ground zero to search for survivors, recover bodies
September 12, 2001
As night fell, the city moved past the nightmarish scenes of people on fire jumping from buildings and braced itself for more pain: picking through the rubble for the dead and the injured. Crews began heading into ground zero of the terrorist attack to search for survivors and recover bodies.
City soccer to be rescheduled
September 12, 2001
Two city high school boys soccer games postponed by Tuesday’s national tragedy will be rescheduled. Lawrence High was slated to entertain Shawnee Mission North at 7 p.m. at Youth Sports Inc. fields, and Free State was scheduled to travel to SM South for a night game. Practices also were called off.
Charges filed against Jayhawks’ Kinsey, Duncan
September 12, 2001
After two weeks of speculation, Kansas University football players Mario Kinsey and Reggie Duncan have been charged for an alleged June purse theft, Douglas County District Attorney Christine Kenney announced Tuesday.
Games come to standstill
Tragedy prompts baseball to cancel Tuesday schedule
September 12, 2001
Sports was placed on hold Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, with major league baseball postponing a full schedule of regular-season games for the first time since D-Day in 1944.
U.S. pitted against stateless enemy in ‘Gray War’
Attacks target powerful symbols of American authority
September 12, 2001
Sudden, stealthy and brutal, the terrorist strikes in New York and Washington, D.C. - possibly the bloodiest assaults on American soil since the Civil War - inevitably brought up the memory of Pearl Harbor. But the comparison, while potent, is imperfect.
Ross services
September 12, 2001
6News report: Terrorists looking to accomplish three things
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on Police Chief Ron Olin’s comments on Tuesday’s terrorist attacks.
Concerned residents flock to community blood center
September 12, 2001
By Terry Rombeck Blood from Lawrence’s Community Blood Center is on its way to help victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. About 300 pints of blood from Lawrence and centers in Topeka and Kansas City will be delivered by the Air National Guard today.
Medary L. Christie
September 12, 2001
World Briefs
September 12, 2001
Australia: Court overrules decision to turn away asylum seekers Iraq: Baghdad claims to down second U.S. spy plane
Postal Service wants to raise first-class postage 3 cents
September 12, 2001
The cost of mailing a letter will go up again next year, jumping 3 cents to 37 cents. Citing a looming $1.65 billion deficit, the U.S. Postal Service announced Tuesday it will seek rate increases averaging about 9 percent, including the boost for personal letters.
Terror strikes, then strikes again
Unknown attackers ravage pillars of U.S. economic, military might
September 12, 2001
In the most devastating terrorist onslaught ever waged against the United States, knife-wielding hijackers Tuesday crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center, toppling its twin 110-story towers. The deadly calamity was witnessed on televisions around the world as another plane slammed into the Pentagon, and a fourth crashed outside Pittsburgh.
City mulls penalties for failed tax breaks
September 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis The city may penalize companies that don’t live up to the promises they make when receiving tax abatements. Members of the city’s Tax Abatement Task Force on Tuesday discussed “performance agreements” contracts that spell out targets companies must meet in terms of investment and employment goals.
Developer: Clinton Lake resort ‘dead’
September 12, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn The lead developer for a proposed resort at Clinton Lake State Park said the project was dead and likely wouldn’t be revived unless local government leaders show support for it.
Investors remain optimistic, recall solidarity in past
September 12, 2001
By Mark Fagan After the shock started to wane and the suffering became apparent, Sean Williams struggled to find optimism amid a cloud of horror from Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
Recession looms in wake of attacks
Fed pledges to pump cash into economy
September 12, 2001
The terror attacks in the nation’s business and government capitals may well push the teetering economy into recession, analysts suggested. The Federal Reserve said it stood ready to pump extra money into the economy if needed to try to avert such a development.
Briefs
September 12, 2001
Bill Ploeger advances at U.S Senior Amateur Defending champ wins
Tryon prompts PGA to adopt age restrictions
September 12, 2001
The PGA Tour has an age limit for players like 17-year-old Ty Tryon, and fewer limits for young players trying to earn their card through sponsors’ exemptions. Those were among the changes ratified by the PGA Tour policy board in meetings last week in Montreal.
White Sox coach witnesses World Trade Center collapse
September 12, 2001
Art Kusnyer looked down Fifth Avenue and stared at the cloud of smoke. Then, he saw a sight that might haunt him the rest of his life. “All of a sudden, the whole tower just collapsed,” the Chicago White Sox bullpen coach said Tuesday. “All those poor people. It was hard to watch.”
NFL Briefs
September 12, 2001
NFL shuts down because of attack Vikings sign tight end Jets secure Barndt
Denver’s McCaffrey sidelined
September 12, 2001
It was a scene the Denver Broncos and their fans had witnessed many times before. Without heed for personal safety or the inevitable consequences, Ed McCaffrey makes a spectacular catch, then gets flattened by a cornerback, linebacker or free safety.
College games postponed
Commissioners consider calling off weekend contests
September 12, 2001
Four major-college games, including Saturday’s game at Ohio State, were postponed and suspension of this week’s entire schedule of Div. I games was being considered following terrorist attacks in New York and Washington.
Canada accepts flights bound for United States
September 12, 2001
The Canadian government tightened security in major cities and along the American border after Tuesday’s terrorist attacks, and dozens of intercontinental flights bound for the United States headed to Canada instead.
U.S. Muslims express outrage, fear
September 12, 2001
Almost immediately after Islamic militant Osama bin Laden’s name scrolled across television screens as a “suspect” in Tuesday’s attacks, threats began coming in over the phone at the Darul Uloom Institute, one of the largest mosques in South Florida.
Graves: ‘Be alert, yet remain calm’
September 12, 2001
By Scott Rothschild In response to the attack Tuesday on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, military installations across Kansas were on warlike alert, commercial jets were diverted to rural airports, and officials clamped access to state office buildings.
Law enforcement says operations go on as usual
September 12, 2001
By Mike Belt Douglas County Sheriff’s officers on Tuesday kept a closer watch on the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, but despite the bombings in New York and Washington, operations here were near normal.
Lawrence police chief addresses attacks
September 12, 2001
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin put a room full of educators and police searching for answers to school violence into an anguish-filled daze.
Muslim students condemn attacks
September 12, 2001
By Mindie Paget Muslim students Tuesday at Kansas University mourned the tremendous loss of life in terrorist attacks on the East Coast and condemned the actions of whoever was responsible. Many of them also struggled with anxiety over how the public might receive them in light of initial speculation that a Muslim extremist group might be responsible for the terrorist acts.
Tragedy commemorated in Journal-World extra
September 12, 2001
The Journal-World produced an extra edition Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. It was the newspaper’s first since President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
County sees no need to step up security
Officials are more concerned about air-related travel, operations
September 12, 2001
By Joel Mathis Douglas County officials watched Tuesday morning’s events in Washington and New York but took no steps to increase security at public buildings. Officials in the county’s Emergency Management Office said no special precautions were needed.
No place is immune, Rep. Moore says
September 12, 2001
By Scott Rothschild Could Kansas ever be a terrorist target? Terrorism experts have a two-word answer: Oklahoma City. The 1996 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building killed 168 people and was the work of homegrown terrorist Timothy McVeigh, who said he bombed the building in retaliation for the government’s attack of the Branch Davidians in Waco, Tex.
Investigation focuses on bin Laden
September 12, 2001
U.S. officials began piecing together a case linking Osama bin Laden to the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history, aided by an intercept of communications between his supporters and harrowing cell phone calls from victims aboard the jetliners before they crashed on Tuesday.
World shocked as terror unfolds
Palestinians, Iraqis celebrate the carnage in New York, Washington
September 12, 2001
Governments around the world offered condolences to an America that looked more vulnerable than ever after Tuesday’s terror attacks, but thousands of Palestinians celebrated in the West Bank and in Lebanese refugee camps.
Czar treasures to return to Topeka
September 12, 2001
Kansans who missed their best chance to see the treasures of the Russian czars short of going to Russia themselves will have another when a second exhibit comes to Topeka next year.
Promoter blames hepatitis A for fair’s slow concert ticket sales
September 12, 2001
An entertainment promoter says news reports about an outbreak of hepatitis A is partly to blame for lagging ticket sales for concerts at the Kansas State Fair. Gil Cunningham of TBA Entertainment told the State Fair Board Monday that he thought booking a well-known country music act would have produced more sales.
Former Graves official survives Pentagon blast
Stanley escapes uninjured after taking new Washington post
September 12, 2001
When he took his new job at the Pentagon, Dan Stanley was supposed to move into an office in a newly renovated part of the building. But the work was behind schedule, and instead, Stanley took an office down the hall of the Pentagon’s outermost ring of offices.
NCAA to delay vote on loans
Board wants to collect more information from universities
September 12, 2001
The NCAA has delayed voting on a proposal that could change the face of college athletics. At its meeting next month, the NCAA’s Management Council was expected to vote on a deregulation package that would allow qualified student-athletes to take out a one-time loan of up to $20,000 based on potential income and give athletes the opportunity to earn money for private lessons in sports such as golf and tennis.
Defend freedom
September 12, 2001
America must show its strength
September 12, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group The acrid and unexpungable odor of terrorism, which has hung over Israel for many years, is now a fact of American life. Tuesday morning Americans were drawn into the world that Israelis live in every day.
Food briefs
September 12, 2001
Book tackles challenges of teen-age vegetarians Commission answers pistachio curiosities
Vegetarian recipes can go solo
September 12, 2001
Nancy Mair doesn’t believe single people should have to figure out what a fourth of 1/4 teaspoon of cinnamon is just to enjoy a batch of homemade cookies. But more often than not, people who aren’t feeding an army every night find themselves doing just that, halving or even quartering recipes written to feed four, six and sometimes eight people.
Flavorful chicken thighs make quick meal
September 12, 2001
Boneless, skinless chicken thighs have been available at most grocery stores for a couple of years now and are just as tasty and convenient as the ubiquitous boneless, skinless breasts.
Feeling of grief’ pervades Kansas University campus
September 12, 2001
By Terry Rombeck The Kansas Union - normally a weekday gathering place for studying and chatting Kansas University students - turned into a vigil hall Tuesday as students kept watch on terrorist attacks on the East Coast.
New Yorkers with Kansas ties stunned
September 12, 2001
By Dave Toplikar Two New Yorkers whose parents live in Lawrence talked about being stunned Tuesday morning by the disaster that hit the World Trade Center, a few miles from their home. “There’s a mall right underneath. I was just shopping there yesterday,” Sarah Keating said in a phone conversation this morning from her home in Staten Island. “It was terrifying.”
Red Cross accepts calls offering help, donations
September 12, 2001
By Jim Baker Callers inundated telephone lines Tuesday at the Douglas County chapter of the American Red Cross, eager to help in the aftermath of the national terrorist attacks. “We’ve probably had over 300 calls, mainly from people wanting to donate blood. Honestly, that’s been the largest percentage,” said Jane Blocher, the chapter’s executive director.
Filled tortillas are on a roll
September 12, 2001
Tortillas were traditionally considered Mexican fare, but now they are part of the mainstream diet. Wholesome, versatile and neatly portable, tortillas combine with a range of other foods on menus, as roll-ups or wraps, holding together a variety of fillings.
Explosions rock Afghan capital; U.S., rebels deny involvement
September 12, 2001
Explosions resounded north of the Afghan capital near its airport early Wednesday, hours after devastating terror attacks in the United States. The United States quickly denied any involvement in the violence in Afghanistan, which has been shielding Osama bin Laden, a suspected terrorism mastermind linked by some U.S. officials to Tuesday’s attacks in New York and Washington.
Jayni’ tries slice of variety
September 12, 2001
Guest Pete Wiklund visits “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for a repeat of the “Pizza Party” episode. The show, featuring Jayni Carey, airs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday each week on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 and repeats at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
At their core, apple farmers are optimistic
September 12, 2001
By Gwyn Mellinger People who depend on orchards for a living are an optimistic and determined lot. Always at the mercy of weather, insects, animals and diseases, Kansas fruit farmers have a precarious existence at best. Becoming a fruit farmer is not something you can do just on a whim.
Another red meat
Kansas breeder cites elk’s mild flavor, health benefits
September 12, 2001
By Jim Baker Elk: It’s what’s for dinner. Or at least that’s what Charles Edmonds hopes will be the case one day soon. He’s betting that more Americans will develop a taste for the low-fat red meat from farm-raised, grain-fed elk, which represent a growing ranch industry across the country.
Towers built to withstand jet impact
September 12, 2001
The World Trade Center, a symbol of American economic might, survived one terrorist attack in 1993. It was designed to withstand the impact of a jet, but both its towers collapsed Tuesday morning after planes rammed into them.
Terrorism’s roots as old as humanity
September 12, 2001
It is a notion as old as human history, a cold-eyed calculation made by zealots down the ages: that the taking of innocent lives, or the threat to do so, can serve as a brutally effective means of advancing a cause.
Clinton, Gore urge Americans to rally behind the president
September 12, 2001
Former President Clinton, who led the nation through the 1995 Oklahoma City bombing, urged Americans to rally behind President Bush in the aftermath of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks.
Panic sends Lawrence residents to the pumps
September 12, 2001
By Mindie Paget Hundreds of panicked motorists rushed Lawrence service stations Tuesday after hearing reports of gasoline prices as high as $4 and $5 elsewhere in the state. Lines of vehicles waiting to pull to the pumps snaked out of filling station parking lots, clogging city streets and backing up afternoon traffic for blocks.
Baseball takes time to mourn
September 12, 2001
Baseball commissioner Bud Selig and his wife were in New York last Thursday night, and decided to take a drive through the city after dinner.
Indians arrive in Kansas City
Royals, first-place Cleveland wait for word on baseball’s next move
September 12, 2001
Like much of the rest of the country, Major League Baseball ceased operations in the wake of the terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in Washington.
Journal-World prints rare extra edition
September 12, 2001
J-W Staff Reports The Journal-World produced an extra edition Tuesday in the wake of terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. It was the newspaper’s first since President Kennedy was assassinated in 1963.
Noplace is immune, Rep. Moore says
September 12, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Topeka — Could Kansas ever be a terrorist target?
leftover Krumm
September 12, 2001
A friend told me that canola oil is unsafe to eat. Is that true? It depends on the variety.
9-12 elk recipes
September 12, 2001
J-W Staff Reports Lean elk meat does not require as much cooking time or as high a cooking temperature as other meats, according to the North American Elk Breeders Assn.
9-12 Medary L. Christie
September 12, 2001
Medary L. Christie Graveside services for Medary L. Christie, 76, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday in Clinton Cemetery.
September 12, 2001
clawhorn@ljworld.com The lead developer for a proposed resort at Clinton Lake State Park said the project is dead and likely won’t be revived unless local government leaders show support for it.
Investors seek optimism in horror
September 12, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com After the shock started to wane and the suffering became apparent, Sean Williams struggled to find optimism amidst a cloud of horror from Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
Local sports postponements
September 12, 2001
POSTPONEMENTES City soccer to be rescheduled
Ks Congressman react
September 12, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com U.S. intelligence agencies should have seen Tuesday’s terrorist attacks coming, according to one Kansas senator.
9-12 Charles Rossel Higley obit
September 12, 2001
Charles Rossel Higley Lenexa — Services for Charles Rossel Higley, 82, Lenexa, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Porter Funeral Home, Lenexa. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.
St. John Prayer Service
September 12, 2001
jbaker@ljworld.com Hundreds, perhaps thousands, of Lawrence residents went to church Tuesday seeking reassurance and spiritual comfort after Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
Charges filed against Kinsey, Duncan
September 12, 2001
J-W Staff Report After two weeks of speculation, Kansas University football players Mario Kinsey and Reggie Duncan have been charged for an alleged June purse theft, Douglas County District Attorney Christine Kenney announced Tuesday.
City, KU agree on preservation ––— Process would bring together both sides when differences arise
September 12, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday approved an agreement with Kansas University to resolve joint historic preservation issues.
9-12 Where were you when you first heard of the terrorist..?
September 12, 2001
Where were you when you first heard of the terrorist attack?
Blotter
September 12, 2001
Law enforcement report Emergency calls
Area organizations, groups cancel, plan events
September 12, 2001
There was varied Lawrence and area response to Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. Both DeSoto and Eudora canceled all school activities Tuesday night.
9-13 Warren W. Brun
September 12, 2001
Warren Brun Graveside services for Warren W. Brun, 75, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence.
C. Morley
September 12, 2001
John “Jack” Morley A memorial Mass for John “Jack” C. Morley, 87, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. Ann’s Catholic Church, Prairie Village. He has been cremated.
9-13 Sister Karen Marie Klaffenbach
September 12, 2001
Sister Karen Marie Klaffenbach Paola — Mass of Christian Burial for Sister Karen Marie Klaffenbach, 42, Paola, will be at 9:30 a.m. Monday in Ursuline Chapel, Paola. Burial will be in Ursuline Cemetery.
Mother reports daughter missing
September 12, 2001
dranney@ljworld.com A Lawrence woman has reported her daughter missing.
(breakout box) Stovall launches gas price gouging investigation
September 12, 2001
Gouging investigated Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall on Tuesday launched an investigation into alleged price gouging after consumer complaints that gasoline prices at the pump were skyrocketing.
9-14 Arthur C. Grosdidier
September 12, 2001
Arthur C. Grosdidier Kansas City, Kan. — Mass of Christian Burial for Arthur C. Grosdidier, 73, Kansas City, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. today at Christ the King Catholic Church, Kansas City, Kan. Burial will be in Resurrection Cemetery, Lenexa.
Fairbanks
September 12, 2001
Wilma Fairbanks Services for Wilma “Billie” Fairbanks, 81, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, Lawrence. Private burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery.
SAT Concerto readings to be at Lied Center
September 12, 2001
Piano students featured at ‘Concerto Reading’
United in terror
September 12, 2001
A shocked nation now must focus its efforts on fighting future terrorism. Horror doesn’t begin to describe it.
(breakout box) What investors can expect
September 12, 2001
What investors should do What investors should consider doing during the days ahead, according Steve Edmonds, of Robert W. Baird in Lawrence:
City briefs
September 12, 2001
Commission takes moment of silence
City tennis results
September 12, 2001
City results Tuesday, Sept. 11
6News report: Local residents join in prayer
September 12, 2001
Tina Terry reports on the gathering of Lawrence residents to pray for the families of those lost and injured on Tuesday.
6News report: Lawrence residents rush to the pumps
September 12, 2001
Alison Mann reports on local residents’ rush to fill gas tanks.
New York braces for aftershock
Crews head to ground zero to search for survivors, recover bodies
September 12, 2001
As night fell, the city moved past the nightmarish scenes of people on fire jumping from buildings and braced itself for more pain: picking through the rubble for the dead and the injured.
9-12 Gwyn
September 12, 2001
People who depend on orchards for a living are an optimistic and determined lot. Always at the mercy of weather, insects, animals and diseases, Kansas fruit farmers have a precarious existence at best. Becoming a fruit farmer is not something you can do just on a whim. I once thought that a mature fruit tree was pretty much a finished product, that all you had to do was kick back and wait for the bounty to ripen. I was wrong.
Lawrence blood headed to NYDC
September 12, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com Blood from Lawrence’s Community Blood Center is on its way to help victims of Tuesday’s terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C.
GCSAA cancels events
September 12, 2001
J-W Staff Report The Lawrence-based Golf Course Superintendents Association of America has canceled all scheduled activities this weekend in the Lawrence-Kansas City metropolitan areas in the wake of Tuesday’s tragic events. This includes the 75th Anniversary Celebration, the Chapter Delegates Meeting and the Chapter Leadership Program.
Panic sends Lawrence residents to pump
September 12, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com Hundreds of panicked motorists rushed Lawrence service stations Tuesday after hearing reports of gasoline prices as high as $4 and $5 elsewhere in the state.
Big Trouble cutline
September 12, 2001
SOFIA VERGARA, from left, Ben Foster, Patrick Warburton, Tim Allen and Rene Russo star in the comedy “Big Trouble.”
Wednesday Best Bets
September 12, 2001
ROLLINS BAND plays at 9 p.m. today at The Granada, 1020 Mass. TODAY
Wednesday datebook
September 12, 2001
TODAY Canceled: Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission study session.
Soph football
September 12, 2001
FREE STATE 20, SHAWNEE MISSION SOUTH 0 Wednesday at SM South
9-13 Lorna Roberts Obit
September 12, 2001
Lorna Roberts Services for Lorna Roberts, 59, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.
6News report: Truck driver felt effect of FAA grounding
September 12, 2001
Kim Hall reports on an accident south of Lawrence in which the driver was injured.
6News report: The world reacts
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on the world’s reaction to Tuesday’s events.
Lawmakers call for ‘decisive response’
September 12, 2001
By Dave Ranney U.S. intelligence agencies should have seen Tuesday’s terrorist attacks coming, according to one Kansas senator. “It seems to me that with a concerted attack of this kind, there certainly had to be intercepts that would give us a heads-up,” said U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts, R-Kan.
Terrorist strikes stun Kansans
September 12, 2001
At Lloyd Martin’s barbershop, the talk, not surprisingly, was about the terrorist attacks. “I’d rather be talking about football. This is terrible,” Martin said Tuesday, watching the unfolding horror on the television in his shop. “Unfortunately, this will be the talk for a long, long time.”
Texas Tech football postponed
September 12, 2001
Thursday’s Texas Tech at Texas-El Paso football game on ESPN2 was postponed and tentatively rescheduled for Saturday night, pending a decision by conference commissioners.
Andrew R. Coulter
September 12, 2001
Attacks force entertainment shutdown
September 12, 2001
The Emmys and Latin Grammys canceled their awards ceremonies, amusement parks closed and Hollywood studios locked their gates as Tuesday’s terrorist attacks darkened a stunned entertainment industry.
Media rise to disaster’s challenge
TV, newspapers, Internet provide continuous coverage on several fronts
September 12, 2001
Television became a national gathering place on a terror-filled Tuesday, replaying unimaginable scenes of a plane crashing into the World Trade Center and its skyscrapers collapsing. Newspapers rushed out special editions. Many headlines said simply: “TERROR.”
Tournaments delayed until Friday
Players stunned by terrorism, stranded by grounded airlines
September 12, 2001
Tiger Woods teed off at dawn, when the world was at peace. First reports of terrorist attacks on the World Trade Center in New York and then the Pentagon were relayed to him by Joe Corless, a retired FBI agent who heads security for the PGA Tour and walked the practice round with him at Bellerive Country Club.
U.S. engaged in shadow war
September 12, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group They came to finish a job others started in 1993 and to destroy the aura of America’s power in the world in one sickening and shocking morning of terror. And they did not even say why as they crashed hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
United in horror
September 12, 2001
Journal-World Editorial A shocked nation now must focus its efforts on fighting future terrorism. Horror doesn’t begin to describe it. People went to their jobs at New York City’s World Trade Center on Tuesday and before their day had hardly begun, they had been killed or were fighting for their lives.
Help children get a head start in morning
September 12, 2001
You wouldn’t think of trying to drive your car to work in the morning on an empty tank of gas. Yet thousands of parents expect their children to do the equivalent when they send them off to school without any breakfast.
Muslim students worry about repercussions of terrorist acts
September 12, 2001
mpaget@ljworld.com Muslim students Tuesday at Kansas University mourned the tremendous loss of life in terrorist attacks on the East Coast and condemned the actions of whoever was responsible.
9-12 Elk Breakout
September 12, 2001
To market, to market Charles Edmonds of Rocky Hills Elk Ranch in Winchester offers these cuts of elk meat:
9-12 Elk Meat Story
September 12, 2001
jbaker@ljworld.com Elk — it’s what’s for dinner.
Soundoff - use by Sept. 8
September 12, 2001
What happened to the guy who ran onto the field during the halftime band performance at the Kansas University vs. Southwest Missouri State football game? He was escorted off the premises by security personnel.
Terror main
September 12, 2001
New York (ap) — In the most devastating terrorist onslaught ever waged against the United States, knife-wielding hijackers Tuesday crashed two airliners into the World Trade Center, toppling its twin 110-story towers. The deadly calamity was witnessed on televisions around the world as another plane slammed into the Pentagon, and a fourth crashed outside Pittsburgh. “Today, our nation saw evil,” President Bush said in an address to the nation Tuesday night. He said thousands of lives were “suddenly ended by evil, despicable acts of terror.”
U.S. engaged in shadow war
September 12, 2001
They came to finish a job others started in 1993 and to destroy the aura of America’s power in the world in one sickening and shocking morning of terror. And they did not even say why as they crashed hijacked airliners into the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. The initial anonymity of the attackers added a special horror to the carnage they created. In a blinding flash of fireballs in Manhattan’s skies, all that could be seen of America’s assailants was their suicidal, immortal hatred for America’s government, financial system and people.
September 12, 2001
srothschild@ljworld.com Topeka — In response to the attack Tuesday on the World Trade Center and Pentagon, military installations across Kansas were on warlike alert, commercial jets were diverted to rural airports, and officials clamped access to state office buildings.
Psychologist: children need explaination
September 12, 2001
jmathis@ljworld.com trombeck@ljworld.com
New Yorkers find disaster terrifying
September 12, 2001
dtoplikar@ljworld.com Two New Yorkers whose parents live in Lawrence talked about being stunned Tuesday morning by the disaster that hit the World Trade Center, a few miles from their home.
Disaster halts travel ––— Airways grounded in wake of terrorist attack
September 12, 2001
mfagan@ljworld.com; jmathis@ljworld.com Tuesday’s hijacking attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., brought business skidding to a halt at Kansas City International Airport.
6News report: City commissioners start meeting on somber note
September 12, 2001
Josh Garber reports on Tuesday evening’s City Commission meeting.
National Guard, military bases on highest alert
Key Kansas office buildings, industries also put on heightened security status
September 12, 2001
Kansas military bases and National Guard facilities are on highest alert, even as top state officials called for calm after Tuesday’s attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
America ‘in for long fight’ after delusion of invincibility
September 12, 2001
Any notion of America being invincible died in the monstrous rubble. With the twin towers crumbled in New York, the Pentagon burning, a jetliner down in Pennsylvania, a morning’s cruel work ended the nation’s normalcy.
City airport lands out-of-towners
Speedway visitors stuck in Lawrence
September 12, 2001
By Joy Ludwig No airplanes will be leaving the Lawrence Municipal Airport until at least 11 a.m. today. That was the word from the Federal Aviation Administration late Tuesday, said Lloyd Hetrick, manager of the city airport’s fixed-based operations.
Business Briefs
September 12, 2001
Finance: Financial markets to remain closed today Transportation: Freight firms slow service International: Attacks cut prices, breed panic in European markets Communications: Information seekers crowd into Web sites, trade e-mails Employment: Quintiles cuts work force
Sports must get out of the way
It would not be excessive gesture for baseball to cancel all games the rest of the week
September 12, 2001
By Dale Hofmann Milwaukee Journal Sentinel The cliche at all of our fingertips here in the toy department is that Tuesday’s spreading catastrophe reminds us of what really matters, and there’s no debating that.
We will never be the same
September 12, 2001
By Larry Eichel Knight Ridder Newspapers There’ve been other times when life in this country has come to a sudden and total halt. The Kennedy assassination, the Challenger explosion and the Oklahoma City bombing come to mind.
KU football staffers affected
September 12, 2001
ahartsock@ljworld.com Once the initial shock of Tuesday’s apparent terrorist attacks wore off, Kansas University assistant football coach Tim Burke realized the tragedy had the potential to devastate his family.
KU reacts to attacks
September 12, 2001
trombeck@ljworld.com The Kansas Union — normally a weekday gathering place for studying and chatting Kansas University students — turned into a vigil hall Tuesday as students kept watch on terrorist attacks on the East Coast.
Local briefs for Wednesday
September 12, 2001
KU’s Rantala earns Big 12 recognition
Police chief addresses attack at SWAT program
September 12, 2001
tcarpenter@ljworld.com Topeka — Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olin put a room full of educators and police searching for answers to school violence into an anguish-filled daze.
6News report: Green Beret says to not be so quick to point the finger
September 12, 2001
Mark Johnson, a retired Green Beret, comments on who’s to blame for Tuesday’s terrorist attacks.
Victims paint picture of terror
Stunned New Yorkers confront scene where air ‘filled with paper, blood, arms and legs’
September 12, 2001
There is smoke where there once was steel, shocked silence where a self-assured populace once ran America’s most noisily dynamic city. Life changed fast and forever Tuesday morning, when an unseen terrorist hand-guided two planes into the twin towers of the World Trade Center, collapsing the symbols of New York City’s commercial and cultural greatness.
On the record
September 12, 2001
Kansas football aide Burke relieved to hear of son’s safety
September 12, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Once the initial shock of Tuesday’s apparent terrorist attacks wore off, Kansas University assistant football coach Tim Burke realized the tragedy had the potential to devastate his family.
Chenowith safe but ‘scared’ in New York
Former KU basketball player was 10 blocks from World Trade Center when attack took place
September 12, 2001
By Gary Bedore Former Kansas basketball player Eric Chenowith was sitting in a New York City office building 10 blocks from the World Trade Center when disaster struck U.S. soil on Tuesday morning.
Disaster halts travel
Airways grounded in wake of terrorist attack
September 12, 2001
By Mark Fagan and Joel Mathis Tuesday’s hijacking attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., brought business skidding to a halt at Kansas City International Airport. And left travelers from Lawrence wondering what to do.
New York launches massive rescue effort
September 12, 2001
As night fell, the city moved past the nightmarish scenes of people on fire jumping from buildings and braced itself for more pain: picking through the rubble for the dead and the injured.
Sports pretty trivial’ after attacks
KU-Wyoming contest could be in jeopardy on Saturday
September 12, 2001
By Robert Sinclair Kansas University’s football team practiced like it always does on Tuesday afternoon, but it hardly was business as usual.
Healthy breakfast ideas can be simple
September 12, 2001
Numerous studies have shown how student performance is affected by breakfast. To help your children do their best at school, plan ahead for a morning meal.
Commercial canola variety safe to eat
September 12, 2001
By Susan Krumm A friend told me that canola oil is unsafe to eat. Is that true? It depends on the variety. The name canola was derived from the words Canada and oil. Canola is a specific crop that was developed from rapeseed through traditional plant breeding methods.
KU football moves on
September 12, 2001
rsinclair@ljworld.com Kansas University’s football team practiced like it always does on Tuesday afternoon, but it hardly was business as usual.
Fire occurs in Baker dorm
September 12, 2001
Baker dorm fire possibly started by candle A candle may have caused a fire Tuesday afternoon in a Baker University dormitory, university President Dan Lambert said.
s Kitchen brief
September 12, 2001
‘Jayni’ tries slice variety MORE: www.sunflower.com/jayni.shtml
City devastated, shocked by nation’s horrific disaster
September 12, 2001
By Dave Ranney Guts churned. Hundreds were left momentarily breathless by the shock and horror of it all. That’s how Lawrence residents responded to Tuesday’s terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center in New York City and at the Pentagon in Washington, D.C.
People
September 12, 2001
Loren an enduring beauty Liz Taylor’s true love Hefner to be roasted Blast from Joplin’s past
Attackers underestimate U.S. resolve
September 12, 2001
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald They pay me to tease shades of meaning from social and cultural issues, to provide words that help make sense of that which troubles the American soul. But in this moment of airless shock when hot tears sting disbelieving eyes, the only thing I can find to say, the only words that seem to fit, must be addressed to the unknown author of this suffering.
America must show its strength
September 12, 2001
The acrid and unexpungable odor of terrorism, which has hung over Israel for many years, is now a fact of American life. Tuesday morning Americans were drawn into the world that Israelis live in every day. Just at the moment when American political debate had reached a nadir of frivolousness, with wrangling about nonexistent “lock boxes” and the like, the nation’s decade-long holiday from history came to a shattering end. After about half a century of war and Cold War, Americans came to feel, understandably, that the world was too much with them, and they turned away from it. What happened Tuesday morning, and can happen again, underscored the abnormality of the decade.
Business briefcase for Wednesday
September 12, 2001
FINANCE Financial, commodities markets
Chenowith safe in New York
September 12, 2001
gbedore@ljworld.com Former Kansas basketball player Eric Chenowith was sitting in a New York City office building 10 blocks from the World Trade Center when disaster struck U.S. soil on Tuesday morning.