Archive for Sunday, September 30, 2001

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Ashcroft says `serious threat’ of more strikes against US
White House to Taliban: turn over bin Laden
September 30, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 4:19 p.m.) Attorney General John Ashcroft warned of a “very serious threat” of new terrorism against Americans that may increase if the United States retaliates for the Sept. 11 attacks.
Report: extended family of Osama bin Laden fled United States following attacks
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 2:09 p.m.) Two dozen members of Osama bin Laden’s family were urgently evacuated from the United States in the first days following the terrorist attacks on New York and Washington, according to the Saudi ambassador to Washington.
`Saturday Night Live’ loses its sense of humor in season premiere after attacks
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 1:07 p.m.) Facing a nation rocked by recent tragedy, “Saturday Night Live” blinked. Typically irreverent, often defiantly rude in its comedy, the long-running NBC sketch series opened with a tribute to the victims and heroes of the Sept. 11 attacks.
U.S. military may have to deal with fleeing, starving Afghan refugees in wake of military action
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 1:05 p.m.) If the United States attacks terrorist targets in Afghanistan, soldiers will have to deal with not only armed resistance but also with cascades of starving, desperate and fearful refugees.
States step up approach to anti-terrorism, look at tighter security for roads, water
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 1:01 p.m.) From the marine highway in Alaska to Virginia’s motor vehicles office to the Florida coast, states are reviewing and tightening security to guard against potential terrorist attacks.
Taliban say they know where bin Laden hiding; accused aid workers back on trial in Afghanistan
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 12:06 p.m.) Under threat of a U.S. military strikes, Afghanistan’s hard-line rulers said explicitly for the first time on Sunday that Osama bin Laden is still in the country and they know where his hideout is.
Prime Minister Tony Blair says he has seen proof of bin Laden’s role in terror attacks
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 8:56 a.m.) Prime Minister Tony Blair said Sunday that he has seen “incontrovertible” evidence linking suspected terrorist mastermind Osama bin Laden to the terror attacks on the United States.
Iran’s foreign minister accuses the West of “double-standards” in fight against terrorism
September 30, 2001
(Web Posted Sunday at 8:52 a.m.) The West uses “double-standards” when dealing with terrorism by ignoring Israel’s “acts of terror” against the Palestinians, but blaming the Palestinians for resisting Israeli occupation, Iran’s foreign minister said on Sunday.
Taliban say they have bin Laden, U.S. rejects conditional offer of negotiation
September 30, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 10:56 a.m.) The Taliban said Sunday they have Osama bin Laden under their control, but a conditional offer to negotiate his fate with the United States was quickly rejected by the White House.
Bush, advisers work on military response while White House drafts plans to stimulate the economy
September 30, 2001
(Updated Sunday at 8:49 a.m.) President Bush and his top security and intelligence advisers met in a strategy session at Camp David while White House aides worked on a plan to boost the nation’s economy and provide more help to people left jobless by the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks.
Dealing with stress
September 30, 2001
Conventional wisdom tells us “to be alive is to have stress.” This is false! What causes stress is different for each of us. We all have experienced situations in which we were very upset and stressed and those around us seemed almost totally unaffected.
Empire State Building reopens observation deck
September 30, 2001
Beth Koester’s husband was only half kidding when he told her not to leave the ground while vacationing here with her mother and two sisters. She nervously wondered if she should have heeded his advice when the women were the first tourists Saturday to peer out at the city from the Empire State Building observatory, which reopened on Saturday.
Archie Morris
September 30, 2001
Victims urged to undergo tests
Late convict had hepatitis B; women he raped may be infected
September 30, 2001
During a one-month span 18 years ago, James E. Maynard climbed through the windows of women living in the city’s popular Westport district and attacked them as they slept. He was charged in four rapes, convicted in two and suspected by police in eight. Sentenced to four consecutive life terms, Maynard died last March of complications of hepatitis B, the deadliest strain of the virus.
Put bulbs to bed for the winter
September 30, 2001
By Bruce Chladny One of the few redeeming facts about the oncoming winter is the dazzling spring display of flowers that will follow. With this in mind, now is the time to start preparing for the spectacular show.
Send food
September 30, 2001
Couple bet on horse farm
Stallion could produce $2 million payoff
September 30, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn All that stands between Jack and Janet Bailey and a possible $2 million payoff is a little luck. Welcome to the horse business. While the Baileys aren’t betting on horses at the race track, they are taking a sizable gamble by breeding them at their rural Lawrence farm where they say the stakes are plenty high.
Briefcase
September 30, 2001
Employment: Torn between two offers? Auto leasing: BMW drives program to boost clients’ comfort Motley Fool: Name that company
Chechen rebels spurn Putin; fighting reignites in republic
September 30, 2001
Widespread fighting erupted Saturday in Chechnya as rebels in the breakaway republic defied Russian President Vladimir Putin’s peace-initiative demand that they lay down their weapons.
Historic homes
Old West Lawrence neighborhood opens its doors
September 30, 2001
By Jan Biles Some of Lawrence’s most beautiful and oldest homes are opening their doors next weekend to raise money for historic preservation. The Old West Lawrence Fall Homes Tour on Saturday and Oct. 7 will show off seven homes and the Ninth Street Baptist Church. Old West Lawrence is the state’s first neighborhood to be placed on the National Register of Historic Places.
Bookstore
September 30, 2001
Play threads through familiar land battles
September 30, 2001
By Jan Biles A play commissioned by Haskell Indian Nations University and performed by Thunderbird Theatre this week at the Lied Center will connect to issues familiar to Lawrence residents: highways, land and power.
Nation Briefs
September 30, 2001
Minnesota: Airline issues apology to banned passengers Arizona: Senator: Nuclear weapons OK if germ warfare is launched Hawaii: Pentagon may fly flag from USS Arizona
Schottenheimer struggling with Skins
So far former Kansas City coach’s system not working in Washington, D.C.
September 30, 2001
Marty Schottenheimer introduced the Washington Redskins to a new way of doing business when he took over in January. The hallmarks were tough, physical practices; an offense based on a short, controlled passing game; and a conviction that his approach would work, as it had in 14 previous seasons as an NFL coach.
Local briefs
September 30, 2001
Community: Public invited to open house at converged News Center The World Company is starting a new venture in a newly renovated building and wants the public to share in the milestone. The public is invited to an open house from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. today in the News Center, 645 N.H. The center is home to the news operations of the Journal-World, 6News and World Online. The News Center allows the news gathering operations of 6News, World Online and the Journal-World to be united under one roof. This type of multimedia “convergence” is being tried out in several parts of the country, and the World Company is excited about the opportunities it presents, said Dolph C. Simons Jr., editor and publisher of the Journal-World and president of The World Company board. “We think this combined news operation can produce a superior news product for the Lawrence area,” Simons said. “Our goal is to use a variety of media to give our readers and viewers the best possible news coverage every day.” News Center staff will be on hand at the open house to give tours. The public is asked to enter the building from the Seventh Street entrance. A handicapped-accessible entrance is available at the back of the building on New Hampshire Street. __________________________ Business: Yellow Corp. downsizes, dismisses 151 employees Overland Park Yellow Corp. has dismissed 151 management and staff employees, citing the nation’s slumping economy, a company official said Friday. The trucking giant’s cuts, which include 30 persons at its Overland Park headquarters, come just days after it announced that third quarter profits will be significantly lower than projected. Yellow, the parent company of Yellow Freight System, said a decrease in shipping by manufacturers has hurt profits and led to a cut of 2,900 jobs last April. __________________________ America responds: Peace demonstrators march for second time in Lawrence More than 100 peace demonstrators took to the streets Saturday. Chanting slogans such as “Peace not war,” and carrying signs, flags and banners, the marchers clogged the sidewalk on the east side of Massachussetts Street as they went from Buford M. Watson Jr. Park to South Park. It was the second consecutive Saturday that marchers have taken to Lawrence streets to express their concerns about possible violent U.S. response to Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in New York and Washington, D.C. __________________________ Gasoline costs: Pump Patrol finds low prices The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.279 at Conoco, East 23rd Street and Haskell Avenue. 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 board.
Area briefs
September 30, 2001
KU professor to speak on American Indian history Committee to discuss state water plan United Way prize had 19 contenders Baker has new trustees
Arts notes
September 30, 2001
KC quilt show lasts nine days Ellis Paul, Susan Werner pair for folk concert University Theatre plans activities Male chamber ensemble booked at Baker
Count on mums for dependable fall color
September 30, 2001
By Joy Ludwig It’s hard to put your arms around them. Some of Marcia Henry’s chrysanthemums are so big, they look like small, lush bushes in their pots. “I fertilize them three to four times a week every week and water them in between,” she said. “That’s what it takes.”
Horoscopes
September 30, 2001
Trip to specialist worth try to revitalize sex drive
September 30, 2001
Husband hides abuse by wife
September 30, 2001
Lawrence angler hasn’t lost passion
September 30, 2001
By Ned Kehde Back in the ‘90s, when Steve Ortiz was a student at Lawrence High and later Haskell Indian Nations University, his angling skills were periodically chronicled in this space. Now Ortiz is 27 years old, owns three college degrees and works as an accountant for a major firm. At the same time, his piscatorial passion and prowess haven’t waned.
One man’s life as a fugitive
Anti-Vietnam War radical tells story of turbulent times
September 30, 2001
He had a story to tell about the days when he preached revolution, when his face was on a “Wanted” poster, when he believed the way to stop a war was with violence and bombs. Bill Ayers had set out to talk about those times, detailed in his new memoir, “Fugitive Days.” But then the unspeakable happened: Terrorists attacked the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
Power generators’ demands prompt legislative session
Bankruptcy may loom for troubled Southern California Edison
September 30, 2001
Pushing Southern California Edison one step closer to bankruptcy, five power generators are demanding the company repay hundreds of millions of dollars or face possible litigation.
Irish 0-3 for first time after loss to Texas A&M
September 30, 2001
Texas A&M added a chapter to the storied history of Notre Dame football the Irish will not cherish. The Aggies scored on their first three possessions Saturday, including quarterback Mark Farris’ touchdown catch, to down Notre Dame 24-3. For the first time since they began playing football in 1887, the Irish are 0-3.
Feds must focus on enablers
September 30, 2001
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Money sets Osama bin Laden apart from other Middle Eastern fanatics and murderers. A fortune derived from Saudi Arabia’s vast oil revenues buys his organization survival and “success.”
Six Degrees’ explores reasons for separation
September 30, 2001
By Jan Biles Lawrence resident Doug Weaver had no way of knowing when he signed up to direct University Theatre’s production of “Six Degrees of Separation” that its theme would take on new meaning because of a terrorist attack on the United States.
Innovative Steinway artist donating work to Collage Concert auction
September 30, 2001
By Jan Biles A special Steinway piano and the Kansas University alumnus who created its art case are coming to the KU campus to help raise money for the School of Fine Arts Educational Enhancement Fund. Artist Wendell Castle was commissioned in 1988 by Steinway and Sons to create the art case for the 500,000th Steinway piano, which is touring the United States.
Harness color’s power for a personal touch
September 30, 2001
Matt’s biggest dream is that one of these days, I’ll be perfectly satisfied with the first color I choose, and after one simple sample board, his work is complete. Well, he is dreaming if he thinks that will ever happen.
On the record
September 30, 2001
Arts notes
September 30, 2001
Gregory Hines to make stop at Johnson County college Dance company to perform ‘Stories of Addiction’ Comedy troupe turns off political humor for show Mushroom photographer to show works at library
Finding your way through palliative care
September 30, 2001
If you find yourself diagnosed with a life-threatening illness, you can ask for palliative or comfort care at any point in your treatment to get the most quality of life. And, experts recommend, the sooner the better.
Finding your way through pain
Discussing treatment with doctors can help ensure your desires are carried out
September 30, 2001
Over the past 25 years, significant advances have been made in treating the pain that accompanies critical illness. And new standards from the Joint Commission on Accreditation of Healthcare Organizations require health-care facilities to assess and manage pain.
Monarch shelf clocks are timeless classics
September 30, 2001
The Ansonia Clock Co. of Ansonia, Conn., worked from 1851 to about 1930. The company made many types of wall and shelf clocks. Some clocks had chimes, some were eight-day clocks and some had alarms. Other features were also available.
Beekeepers feel sting from invading mites
Half of bee population lost to pests, producer says
September 30, 2001
Tiny invaders are threatening the honey industry in Kansas and the nation, spoiling another September party. But some economic revelry exists this National Honey Month despite efforts to control two pesky mites.
National League Roundup: Bonds blasts No. 69
Giants’ slugger one away from record
September 30, 2001
The tears had turned to smiles, but the story was the same yet another home run by Barry Bonds, moving him within one of the record Mark McGwire set just three seasons ago.
American League Roundup: Cleveland clinches tie for title
Indians win one for skipper Manuel, who has been hospitalized
September 30, 2001
Knocking two more digits off their magic number wasn’t nearly as important to the Cleveland Indians as getting Charlie Manuel back.
KU women finish fifth
September 30, 2001
Kansas University’s women’s cross country team placed fifth of 14 teams and the men sixth out of 15 teams on Saturday at the Oklahoma State jamboree.
Providing comfort at the end of life
Health-care, hospice officials say there’s no need for loved ones to die in pain
September 30, 2001
By Chad Lawhorn A small 2-inch sticker on Nadereh Nasseri’s computer tells the story of her life’s work. It’s the word “pain” surrounded by a red circle with a slash through it. Nasseri, patient care coordinator for Hospice Care in Douglas County, is all about relieving the pain of death, both for those who are dying and their families.
Governor’s Arts Awards winners announced
September 30, 2001
The recipients of the 2001 Governor’s Arts Awards have been announced.
Defamation lawsuit requires new prosecutor
September 30, 2001
Wyandotte County Dist. Atty. Nick Tomasic said he will step aside and appoint a special prosecutor to handle a defamation case against a political tabloid. The defendants in the case Observer Publications and the newspaper’s editor and publisher have asked a judge to disqualify Tomasic because they may call him as a witness.
Hanukkah, Kwanzaa stamps reissued
September 30, 2001
The United States Postal Service will reissue two holiday stamps honoring Hanukkah and Kwanzaa with the new 34-cent rate. The Hanukkah stamp, first issued in 1996, features a menorah and multicolored candles. The Jewish Festival of Lights is an eight-day observance recalling how Judah and the Maccabees rebelled against Syrian rule.
After U.S. terrorist attacks: Is globalization’s honeymoon over?
September 30, 2001
This past weekend, as earlier momentous events swept across a troubled planet, a few unexceptional things unfolded at the margins. David Phillips of Albany, N.Y., checked his e-mail at the Surf & Sushi Internet Cafe in Berlin. Simone Williams of Australia, backpacking across Europe with her boyfriend, flew from Malta to Rome.
Secretive credit-scoring firm loosens information grip
September 30, 2001
When it comes to getting a mortgage, credit card or insurance policy, most consumers have no clue about the most important number affecting their application: their FICO scores, those behind-the-scenes calculations drawn from credit reports.
Reaching out
September 30, 2001
Journal-World Editorial Even though many of us have been touched by our national crisis, we shouldn’t forget the charitable needs closer to home.
Reality of term limits strikes N.Y.
September 30, 2001
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group When New York City residents voted last Tuesday in the mayoral primary, they had a choice of five Democrats and two Republicans. But the man the polls said most of them wanted to vote for incumbent Mayor Rudolph Giuliani was nowhere on the ballot.
Dempsey painting picked for show
September 30, 2001
“Boating Club,” a painting by Lawrence artist Kristin Dempsey, has been selected for the National Oil and Acrylic Painter’s Society’s “Exhibit 2001,” the group’s 11th annual exhibit and competition.
Flutists bring eclectic sounds to stage
September 30, 2001
Flutists Paul Horn and R. Carlos Nakai will present a concert at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center. Horn is known as the “godfather” of new-age flute music and master of the European flute.
Diversity denial
September 30, 2001
Defending champ keeps lead
Leonard takes two-shot edge into final round at Texas Open
September 30, 2001
After two days of tearing up the front nine at the Texas Open, Justin Leonard found himself running in place while Matt Kuchar was streaking.
Blame to go around
September 30, 2001
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
September 30, 2001
Mideast confrontations jeopardize truce talks
September 30, 2001
Tens of thousands of Palestinians marched Saturday in the West Bank and Gaza Strip in support of their uprising against Israel. Three Palestinians were killed and dozens wounded in confrontations with Israeli troops.
World Briefs
September 30, 2001
GENEVA: Attack on parliament won’t change lawmakers Macedonia: Government pledges to honor peace plan
Clinton, Dole praise Bush’s moves
Duo announces campaign to raise scholarship funds for terror victims’ families
September 30, 2001
Former President Clinton, who has kept to a low-key public role after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, Saturday praised the Bush administration’s “measured” response to the crisis.
Jackson decides to stay put
Civil rights leader won’t travel to Afghanistan
September 30, 2001
Jesse Jackson said Saturday that he will not travel to Afghanistan to mediate its dispute with America, but he will appeal for the handover of suspected terrorists and the release of aid workers being held there.
Volunteers find remains at Pa. site
September 30, 2001
About 250 volunteers found more debris and human remains Saturday in the area where United Flight 93 crashed, but no additional victims were identified, a coroner said.
Acquitted Cincinnati officer calls shooting a ‘nightmare’
September 30, 2001
A white police officer acquitted in the fatal shooting of an unarmed black man said the outcome of his trial was just, but that the shooting was a “nightmare for everybody.” The shooting touched off the worst rioting in the city since the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s assassination in 1968.
Colorado: Twin brothers sought in officer’s slaying
September 30, 2001
Authorities scoured an area of south-central Colorado on Saturday for twin brothers suspected in the killing of a sheriff’s deputy and critical wounding of another officer.
Attacks suggest agenda for America
September 30, 2001
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group A military communique during the Spanish Civil War proclaimed, “The advance was continued all day without any ground being lost.” For a while, such may seem to be the most that can be said for the visible progress of the current war.
Anti-war protesters descend on D.C.
Terrorist attacks prompt anti-globalization groups to shift gears, message
September 30, 2001
Anarchists in black bandannas, peace activists with banners and signs, and police in riot gear Saturday took over the streets of downtown Washington during the first major national anti-war protest since the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks at the World Trade Center and the Pentagon.
U.S. anticipates more from bin Laden after strike
He expects us to respond and he has the next move planned after that,’ administration official says
September 30, 2001
U.S. intelligence officials say they believe that Osama bin Laden long ago began orchestrating a significant terrorist counterpunch to what he expects would be certain U.S. retaliation for the attacks on New York and Washington, a Bush administration official said Saturday.
Kansas quail, pheasant populations at lowest level in years
September 30, 2001
Effects of drought and extreme heat in much of Kansas in 2000, coupled with the severe winter that followed, reduced this spring’s pheasant and quail breeding populations to their lowest overall levels in many years, according to Wildlife and Parks biologists.
Outdoors Briefs
September 30, 2001
Herptologists set annual field trip Shumway whopper Sutton, Russell win Two lakes closed
King-Straub collaboration engaging, but forgettable
September 30, 2001
Recent events in America have made one thing clear: There are far worse horrors than those Stephen King and Peter Straub can concoct. We look to horror fiction when we need catharsis, when we need to experience imaginary terrors that transcend real life.
Arkansas strips law license from former governor
Whitewater convictions cited in court’s action
September 30, 2001
Former Gov. Jim Guy Tucker, who was caught up in the Whitewater investigation, has been stripped of his license to practice law in Arkansas. Pulaski County Circuit Judge Chris Piazza took the action Friday in a lawsuit filed by the Arkansas Supreme Court Committee on Professional Conduct.
Sooners survive Wildcats, 38-37
Oklahoma’s Savage ravages Kansas State with two long TD grabs, TD toss
September 30, 2001
Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops wanted more big plays from his receivers. He got them from Antwone Savage, and the third-ranked Sooners are still unbeaten. Savage caught two long scoring passes and threw a touchdown pass of his own on a razzle-dazzle fake punt, helping Oklahoma build a three-touchdown lead before holding on to beat No. 11 Kansas State 38-37 on Saturday.
Americans try to overcome language barrier
September 30, 2001
By Dave Barry Miami Herald Welcome to another episode of “Ask Mister Language Person,” the column written by the language expert who recently won the World Wrestling Federation Grammar Smackdown when he kneed William Safire right in the gerunds.
Lighthearted show a welcome relief
September 30, 2001
By Jan Biles With all of the stressful business going on in this world right now, “The Taffetas” provides welcome relief with its happy songs and wholesome comedy. Playing at Lawrence Community Theatre, the show is a two-hour revue that will dust off the cobwebs in your musical memory and surprise you with lyrics from the ‘50s and ‘60s that you thought you had long forgotten.
Anxiety triggered across America
September 30, 2001
Bridal shops say the weddings are on, but real estate agents say their phones aren’t ringing. Thousands of workers nationwide are being laid off, but Mercedes Benz dealers in Southern California report strong sales.
Jayhawks bounce back, beat Buffaloes
September 30, 2001
By Kelly Rathbun Kansas University volleyball coach Ray Bechard was impressed with what he saw Saturday night at the Horejsi Center as his Jayhawks snapped a two-match losing streak. KU overcame a strong Colorado defense to post a 30-24, 30-27, 21-30, 30-26 Big 12 Conference victory.
Chiefs fan burned in terror attacks to receive red and gold get-well banner
September 30, 2001
When Monte Short, best known as “Arrowman,” learned that a fellow die-hard Kansas City Chiefs fan was in trouble, he knew something had to be done.
Report: Taliban arrests British journalist
September 30, 2001
A British journalist arrested after sneaking into Afghanistan is under investigation for possible espionage charges, Taliban-run Kabul radio reported Saturday. Yvonne Ridley, 43, a reporter for the Sunday Express of London, was arrested Friday along with two Afghan companions in Dour Daba district of eastern Afghanistan, the station reported.
U.N. sends food aid to Afghans
Foreign aid workers’ trial to resume today
September 30, 2001
The United Nations on Saturday sent the first food shipments to Afghanistan since terrorist attacks in the United States, a U.N. spokesman said. Hours after the United Nations ordered member states to crack down on terror groups, Pakistani authorities shut down a militant Islamic group.
Travel in turmoil: The return trip begins
Uncertainty reigns in tourism industry after recent attacks on United States
September 30, 2001
Where to go? When to go? Should I go at all? How can I be safe? Car or boat or train instead of planes? Should I book a tour or cruise for next year or wait? A tidal wave of questions is sweeping across the travel world in the wake of the Sept. 11 tragedies.
Answers to travel queries
September 30, 2001
The Sept. 11 terrorist attacks have upended travel plans of millions of Americans. Here are some tentative answers to questions I’ve heard since the incidents. Remember that situations are changing rapidly, so consult with your travel provider or a travel agent for up-to-date details.
Race fans live it up at track
NASCAR event about ‘speedway culture’ as much as fast cars
September 30, 2001
By Mindie Paget You know you’re a die-hard NASCAR fan when you spend more money fixing your motor home so you can park it in the infield at Kansas Speedway than you spent on tickets to the races. Dave Peters of Louisburg sunk a week and a half of labor and more than $2,000 into rebuilding the motor in his RV to get it ready for this weekend’s inaugural event at the speedway.
Douglas County Closed Tennis Tournament: Event draws 62 players
September 30, 2001
By Levi Chronister Morning temperatures hovered in the 50s this week, but Kalissa Kaufman wasn’t worried about the Douglas County Closed Tennis Tournament.
Sue Torneden-Nye
September 30, 2001
Helen A. Schilling
September 30, 2001
Dianne Hamersky
September 30, 2001
Keith Laverne Drummet
September 30, 2001
Bush condemns Taliban
September 30, 2001
President Bush condemned Afghanistan’s Taliban rulers for harboring Osama bin Laden and his followers on Saturday, and the United States pressed its military and diplomatic campaign against terror.
SNU runs over Haskell - Southern Nazarene 33, HINU 7
September 30, 2001
By Andy Samuelson There were two main concerns that Haskell Indian Nations University football coach Graham Snelding worried about going into Saturday’s game against Southern Nazarene: stopping a strong running game and avoiding costly penalties.
Justices to focus on church and state
Affirmative action, death penalty cases also to be reviewed
September 30, 2001
Despite widespread predictions of at least one Supreme Court retirement, the same familiar nine justices will take the bench Monday for the start of a new term dominated by a dramatic test of the separation of church and state.
Police investigate Douglas County bank robbery
Suspects caught on film while taking cash; no weapons on display, no injuries reported
September 30, 2001
By Joy Ludwig Two men are suspected of robbing a South Lawrence bank early afternoon Saturday. About 12:20 p.m., the Lawrence Police Department responded to Douglas County Bank, 3101 Iowa, to investigate a robbery report.
Forum explores smart growth
September 30, 2001
By Joy Ludwig City and county residents met Saturday to discuss how the Lawrence area should grow in the future. About 40 people gathered for the day-long 2001 Smart Growth Conference at the SpringHill Suites by Marriott, 1 Riverfront Plaza. Friends of Douglas County sponsored the event.
Boy may be Kansas’ youngest murder suspect
September 30, 2001
Authorities have charged a 10-year-old Johnson County boy with murder in death of an infant girl, making him perhaps the youngest in state history to face that charge. The boy is in custody at the Johnson County Juvenile Detention Center on charges of first-degree felony murder and aggravated sodomy, Johnson County Dist. Atty. Paul Morrison said Friday.
No sequestering granted for child-murder jury
September 30, 2001
The jury chosen for the trial of Keith D. Nelson apparently will not be sequestered, a federal judge has ruled. Nelson faces federal charges that he killed 10-year-old Pamela Butler of Kansas City, Kan., during a sexual assault in October 1999.
Potwin left out of SWB listings
September 30, 2001
Southwestern Bell didn’t get a wrong number for Potwin. It got no numbers at all. The phone company left nearly all of Potwin’s 500 residents out of its new phone book for Butler and Greenwood counties and folks in Potwin aren’t pleased.
Gender gap still wide in Kansas workplaces
September 30, 2001
It doesn’t come as any surprise to Dana Britton that most women working in Kansas are in traditional female jobs and bringing home less money than men. Britton, a Kansas State University associate professor of sociology, said a common misconception is women have been moving wholesale into traditional male jobs and men into female jobs.
Wang wins singles title at Manhattan tourney
September 30, 2001
Free State High junior Emily Wang (22-1) went 5-0 to capture the No. 1 singles tennis title at the Manhattan Invitational on Saturday. Ann Liu placed second in No. 2 singles and Free State’s No. 1 doubles team of Emily Loewen and Lacey Luina placed third.
Top 25 Roundup: Gators embarrass MSU
Florida earns revenge with 52-0 win
September 30, 2001
Everyone from the head coach to the equipment manager at Florida got blindsided and embarrassed by Mississippi State last season. That’s why the No. 2 Gators savored every single point especially the last seven in a 52-0 payback victory Saturday over the 21st-ranked Bulldogs.
Building fellowship from the ground up
September 30, 2001
By Bill Snead The plain, white meeting house sits on a quiet little piece of Anderson County about 12 miles west of Garnett. Two gravel roads cross several yards away from the church’s front door. They were rutted dirt when the 60-member Cedar Creek Old German Baptist Brethren built the structure in 1889.
Athletics records reveal dubious claims
September 30, 2001
By Terry Rombeck A Journal-World review of athletics department vouchers and expense forms shows some questionable claims by a former official of the Kansas University Athletic Corp. The attorney for Scott McMichael, former director of the Williams Educational Fund, said the questionable documents were a sign of sloppy paperwork not criminal activity.
Eudoran may throw hat in race for governor
David Miller eyes Republican nomination
September 30, 2001
By Scott Rothschild David Miller, the conservative Republican leader and Eudora insurance man who challenged his party’s incumbent governor in 1998, said he was considering another run for governor in the 2002 election.
Teachers offer tips to boost children’s learning skills
September 30, 2001
By Tim Carpenter If Charlotte Prosser could wave a magic wand over Lawrence, she’d instill in all parents a desire to stay on top of their child’s school work. “You need to ask a lot of questions,” said Prosser, a journalism and learning strategy teacher at Central Junior High School. “Be persistent and don’t back off.”
Memorial tours through DeSoto
September 30, 2001
By Joy Ludwig In the aftermath of the nation’s tragedies in New York and Washington, D.C., people may find solace in a piece of history visiting Kansas.
Mr. Goodcents 300: Green’s gamble golden
Late-race decoy proves decisive in Busch event
September 30, 2001
By Andrew Hartsock Jeff Green may never know whether his late-race attempt at subterfuge had the intended effect. But he knows for a fact his late-race gamble did pay.
Washington, KC coaches share bond
Schottenheimer, Vermeil both winless this season
September 30, 2001
If anyone knows what Marty Schottenheimer is feeling, it’s Dick Vermeil. The two longtime coaches, who personify the word “driven” in their own way, each stepped away from the NFL, seemingly never to return, only to be lured back by the game’s siren call.
BU puts ‘O’ in homecoming
Wildcats earn season-high 267 yards in 24-21 victory over Graceland
September 30, 2001
By Doug Pacey Sometimes bulletin board material comes from a place players least expect it. Last week, Baker University’s school newspaper, The Baker Orange, ran a story that said the team’s offense was inept. That didn’t sit well with any of the Wildcats, especially those who play offense.
Sion Storm roll to claim title in LHS tourney
September 30, 2001
By Steve Rottinghaus Notre Dame de Sion didn’t waste anytime disposing Wichita Carroll in the championship match of the Wells Invitational volleyball tournament on Saturday night at Lawrence High. The Sion Storm certainly didn’t waste anytime celebrating. Following its 15-9, 15-4 victory over the Golden Eagles, Sion grabbed the championship trophy and bolted.
Friends and neighbors
September 30, 2001
Business briefs
September 30, 2001
Finding your way through pain
Discussing treatment with doctors can help ensure your desires are carried out
September 30, 2001
Here’s something that should come as no surprise: The thought of dying in pain scares Americans. Over the past 25 years, significant advances have been made in treating the pain that accompanies critical illness.
Unsure about unclear market? Ask some questions
September 30, 2001
No one knows what the stock market is going to do, so let’s take some solace in arithmetic. If a stock or fund fell from $100 a share to $50, it would be a 50 percent loss. But if it returned to $100, that would be a 100 percent gain. What would this principle mean if you assume that the big stock indicators will return to previous highs, as they always have after other downturns?
The Motley Fool
September 30, 2001
Last week’s question and answer Earnings reports Credit check
Mideast instability said to be goal of bin Laden’s al-Qaida
September 30, 2001
A key reason that the U.S. drive for a coalition against terrorism has attracted so many Middle East governments can be glimpsed in three days of court testimony that emerged earlier this year in New York.
Some places are worth a second visit
September 30, 2001
By Calder Pickett I have a friend who thinks my wife and I should be planning a big trip somewhere, and I tell him that right now we’re burned out and especially don’t want to sit in airports and wait to have our carry-ons analyzed and get into those cramping little seats and eat that delicious food.
October tasks help garden unwind, rejuvenate for next spring
September 30, 2001
By Carol Boncella The garden is well past its prime. Leaves are falling and flowers are starting their downward spiral. Yet plenty of planting and plucking and cutting and covering needs to be done before frosts slam the door on our gardening activities.
Lawrence workers find niche in male-dominated fields
September 30, 2001
By Mike Belt Lexie Engleman caused quite a stir 20 years ago when she began her job as a Lawrence firefighter. “Fire trucks still had open cabs, and people could see you when you drove by,” Engleman said. “When we’d go up on (Kansas University’s) campus, the women would see me and clap and cheer.”
Birhts
September 30, 2001
Arts notes
September 30, 2001
KU art professors showing their works Harpist to perform recital at KU Lawrence artist’s works address farming issues Wind ensemble, bassoon band join for concert Acoustic guitarist to give workshops
Disco business prospers as demand dances on
September 30, 2001
Disco never died for Yolanda Baker. For 33 years, she has cut and wrapped mirrored glass around hollow balls to create the silvery spheres that dangle and spin over dance floors. When disco ruled, her employer had enough disco-ball makers to fill a dance floor.