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Welcome Back Video: Drew Gooden speaks
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:38 p.m.) Drew Gooden thanks the gathered fans at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium, offering cryptic hints about his future at KU.
Jayhawk fans flock to welcome team back to Lawrence
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:39 p.m.) Thousands of Jayhawk basketball fans flocked to Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium Tuesday afternoon to welcome the KU men’s Final Four basketball team home. See the video clip of Roy Williams.
Pakistan arrests more suspects with ties to al-Qaida
April 2, 2002
(Web Posted Tuesday at 3:12 p.m.) Police raided more suspected al-Qaida hide-outs, arresting 16 people in an ongoing crackdown against Osama bin Laden’s terror network in Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.
Israeli tanks shell Palestinian security headquarters
April 2, 2002
(Web Posted Tuesday at 7:58 a.m.) Israeli tanks and helicopters on Tuesday shelled a heavily fortified Palestinian security headquarters in an all-night assault to flush out top fugitives. Fighting raged outside Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity and Israel’s prime minister proposed exile for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
U.S. prepares to trim diplomatic presence in Jerusalem
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.) The State Department is set to trim the U.S. diplomatic presence in Jerusalem in response to terror attacks against Israel, two U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Dracula park has sufficient money staked
April 2, 2002
A Dracula theme park in the heart of Transylvania has attracted enough investment for the project to go ahead, the Romanian government said Monday. Tourism Minister Dan Matei Agathon said that by Monday investors had bought $2.9 million worth of stock, more than 60 percent needed for the project to proceed.
Mildred M. ‘Blackie’ Penry
April 2, 2002
RFK Jr. to address Friends of the Kaw
April 2, 2002
Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be in Kansas City, Kan., this month for a fund-raiser for the Friends of the Kaw. Kennedy will attend an 11 a.m. press conference April 17 at Kaw Point, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in Kansas City, Kan.
Superintendent: Schools face cuts with any budget
April 2, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Even if state funding stays the same, the Lawrence school district will have to make cuts to accommodate the increased cost of health care, property insurance and salary increases.
Thomas the Tank Engine on track for Baldwin
April 2, 2002
Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine will be able to see the train this June in Baldwin. During Day Out With Thomas, young engineers can join Sir Topham Hatt on classic coaches for a 25-minute ride that includes storytellers, clowns, food and hands-on activities.
Filmmakers capture revolution
April 2, 2002
Woody Harrelson narrates “Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film” (9 p.m., AMC), a perceptive look at a generation of young directors who challenged Hollywood’s escapist fare with gritty, realistic movies that reflected a turbulent decade.
Tough guy?
April 2, 2002
Senate redistricting up for debate second time
April 2, 2002
A bipartisan coalition is pushing forward with a Senate redistricting plan despite a veto threat from Gov. Bill Graves. Today’s scheduled debate would be the second time the Senate has taken up a bill redrawing the boundaries of its 40 districts to reflect shifts in population.
Death to DeVito film would be a good thing
April 2, 2002
“Death to Smoochy”? Yes, please. The cinematic equivalent of being poked in the ribs with a fork for two hours, this relentlessly irritating comedy directed by Danny DeVito redefines the term “over the top” and we don’t mean that as a compliment.
Teen charged in professor deaths to change plea
April 2, 2002
A teen-ager who pleaded innocent by reason of insanity in the stabbing deaths of two Dartmouth College professors plans to change his plea this week apparently to guilty or no contest.
WSU may increase tuition 9 percent
April 2, 2002
The state budget woes have forced Wichita State University President Don Beggs to consider seeking a 9 percent increase in tuition for the next school year.
Stovall defends actions in Microsoft settlement
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall on Monday defended her decision not to join a settlement with software giant Microsoft Corp. “The settlement is not good for business or competition,” she said. “It’s good for Microsoft.”
Graves doesn’t support city split
But political process demands compromise, governor says
April 2, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Gov. Bill Graves would like Lawrence kept together in any congressional redistricting plan, but he is not going to demand that it happen. “I continue to believe there ought to be a way to get a map done where Douglas County is whole,” Graves said of attempts by his fellow Republicans to divide Lawrence between two congressional districts.
Justices to review constitutionality of ‘three-strikes’ laws
April 2, 2002
The Supreme Court said Monday it will review whether some three-strikes-and-out sentencing laws result in unconstitutionally harsh prison terms, such as up to life behind bars for shoplifting videotapes from Kmart.
Shooting suspect testifies at trial
April 2, 2002
By Mike Belt They wouldn’t stop. That’s why Stephen Meeker said he began shooting at two men he said were running toward him and cussing at him the night of Oct. 14, 2001, outside his Baldwin residence. “Why wouldn’t they stop?” Meeker, 34, asked repeatedly as he rubbed his face and sobbed hours later during an interview with Douglas County Sheriff’s Det. Doug Woods.
Noonan commits to run at Missouri
Baldwin standout picks Tigers over KUKSU
April 2, 2002
By Steve Rottinghaus Baldwin High senior Matt Noonan, one of six three-time state champions in Kansas prep boys cross country history, has orally committed to run at Missouri.
Briefcase
April 2, 2002
Board vote: Company turns on Hewlett Manufacturing: Firm to create 80 jobs at new Atchison facility Investigation: Xerox to settle with SEC Rankings: Area firms make Fortune list Beverage industry: Coke may try vanilla version
SM East slips past Lawrence High girls
April 2, 2002
Shawnee Mission East, a state finalist the past three years and ranked No. 3 in Class 6A, scored in the first half and hung on for a 1-0 girls soccer victory over Lawrence High on Monday at Shawnee Mission District Soccer Complex.
Muslim conference delegates can’t agree whether suicide bombers are terrorists
April 2, 2002
Islamic countries were divided Monday on whether the definition of terrorism extends to Palestinian suicide bombers.
American League Roundup: Orioles rock Clemens
Yankees’ ace allows eight runs in 10-3 loss
April 2, 2002
The fans at Camden Yards cheered Cal Ripken, the Maryland Terrapins and Johnny Oates. As an unexpected bonus, they got to watch their Baltimore Orioles chase Roger Clemens to start the post-Ripken era.
National League Roundup: Padres can’t touch Johnson
Big Unit tosses six-hitter in Diamondbacks’ 2-0 triumph
April 2, 2002
Somewhere in the desert, Randy Johnson must have discovered the Fountain of Youth. The Big Unit, winner of three Cy Young Awards in three seasons with Arizona, threw a six-hitter as the Diamondbacks opened defense of their World Series championship by beating the San Diego Padres, 2-0, on Monday.
KC fans enter season with same hopes
April 2, 2002
A crowd of 40,605 optimists, pessimists and realists all showed up at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium for the 2002 season opener and saw the Royals drop an 8-6 decision to the Minnesota Twins.
KU Basketball Notebook: Gooden edges MU’s Rush
April 2, 2002
By Gary Bedore Notes compiled from the Final Four. Kansas University’s Drew Gooden dipped under the 20 points-per-game mark, but did finish as the leading scorer in the Big 12 this season.
Baxter perseveres
Maryland post records double-double
April 2, 2002
By David Mitchell Lonny Baxter missed a layup, probably because he was falling down at the time. Maryland’s senior post player then misfired on an awkward jump shot that didn’t draw iron, grabbed his own rebound and missed again. Again he caught the carom, but the Terp had his shot blocked.
U.S. keeps conspiracy case broad
April 2, 2002
Prosecutors acknowledged Monday they do not have evidence that John Walker Lindh killed Americans in Afghanistan. But a federal judge said that would not be necessary to prove Lindh joined a conspiracy to murder Americans as a Taliban fighter.
States using tobacco funds to balance budgets
April 2, 2002
Less than four years ago, Washington state’s attorney general helped win billions of dollars from the tobacco industry for 46 states money she saw as a bonanza for smoking-prevention programs and other health measures.
Daily ticker
April 2, 2002
Dow Industrials Â41.24, 10,362.70
Daily ticker
April 2, 2002
Eleanor Faye Grammer
April 2, 2002
Services for Eleanor Faye Grammer, 61, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Cremation is planned. Mrs. Grammer died Monday, April 1, 2002, at her home.
Midwest economy improving
April 2, 2002
While the Midwest economy appears to have pulled out of a recession, businesses in the region were not rushing to hire more employees in March, according to a survey of company officials released Monday.
Morreale services
April 2, 2002
Old home town - 40 years ago today
April 2, 2002
On the record
April 2, 2002
Law enforcement report Burglaries and thefts reported
On the record
April 2, 2002
People
April 2, 2002
 ‘Soprano’ hearing postponed  Rugby coach cries foul  Boy-band maker cleared  Spotlight turned inward
Proud of team
April 2, 2002
Tough guy?
April 2, 2002
To the editor: From the beginning, I have doubted the leadership abilities of President George W. Bush. Now, after watching his first year in office, I am dismayed and embarrassed and have no more patience for his administration’s ill-considered mishandling of foreign affairs.
Mangino tickled with first day on field
April 2, 2002
By Robert Sinclair There was at least one die-hard Kansas City Royals baseball fan who missed Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium on Monday. “You know, I thought about it,” Mark Mangino said with a smile, “but I had some work to do.”
Maryland students light fires, toss bottles after win
April 2, 2002
Students lit bonfires, threw bottles, climbed onto business roofs and shot off fireworks after Maryland beat Indiana in the NCAA championship game Monday night. One student was cut badly when he was hit in the head with a bottle, and another was tackled by an ice cream shop employee after trying to ram a police barricade through the shop’s window.
Welcome planned for Jayhawks today
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It won’t be the party Jayhawk fans were hoping for. Instead of a welcome-home party for a national championship men’s basketball team, fans will gather today to celebrate a bittersweet season ended too soon. “It doesn’t need to be somber,” said KU spokesman Todd Cohen. “They had a fantastic season. Any time you have a Final Four team, you’re a success.”
KU to hold soccer clinic
April 2, 2002
Kansas University’s soccer staff will hold a spring clinic from 2-4 p.m. on April 14 at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
New dean of KU libraries set goals for tenure
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Stella Bentley says Kansas University has “one of the finest libraries in the country.” But Bentley, who started Monday as KU’s new dean of libraries, is formulating plans to make it better. One of the most immediate needs, she said, is space. The eight libraries are bursting at the seams with 3.6 million volumes and 27,000 periodicals.
Work begins on KU rec center
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck After six years of planning, Kansas University’s new Student Recreation Fitness Center finally is in the starting blocks. Construction crews Monday began work on the $17 million, 98,000-square-foot facility. The official groundbreaking is set for 4 p.m. April 12.
Gary - not Roy - Williams fulfills dream
April 2, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Not only was my sister-in-law, a Kansas University graduate, excited about KU reaching the NCAA Final Four near her suburban Atlanta home, she was positively giddy about the storybook Kansas-Maryland semifinal.
Horoscopes
April 2, 2002
Welcome Back Video: Drew Gooden speaks
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:38 p.m.) Drew Gooden thanks the gathered fans at Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium, offering cryptic hints about his future at KU.
Empty gesture
April 2, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Voting against an extension of the legislative session would be a childish way for lawmakers to register their displeasure.
Retaliatory strikes reach new intensity
April 2, 2002
Israeli forces moved into Bethlehem early today after attacking Palestinian security headquarters near Ramallah with tanks and machine guns, Palestinians said, signaling further intensification of an offensive the Israelis say is aimed at stamping out terrorism.
Briefly
April 2, 2002
New York City: Flag flown at ground zero raised above City Hall Washington, D.C.: Fuel economy standard for trucks doesn’t change Pakistan: Suspects demand open trial in slaying of U.S. reporter France: Fire destroys synagogue in latest anti-Semitic attack
Death to DeVito film would be a good thing
April 2, 2002
“Death to Smoochy”? Yes, please. The cinematic equivalent of being poked in the ribs with a fork for two hours, this relentlessly irritating comedy directed by Danny DeVito redefines the term “over the top” Â and we don’t mean that as a compliment.
SM East slips past Lawrence High girls
April 2, 2002
Shawnee Mission East, a state finalist the past three years and ranked No. 3 in Class 6A, scored in the first half and hung on for a 1-0 girls soccer victory over Lawrence High on Monday at Shawnee Mission District Soccer Complex.
But political process demands compromise, governor says
April 2, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Gov. Bill Graves would like Lawrence kept together in any congressional redistricting plan, but he is not going to demand that it happen. “I continue to believe there ought to be a way to get a map done where Douglas County is whole,” Graves said of attempts by his fellow Republicans to divide Lawrence between two congressional districts.
Equal opportunity health care
April 2, 2002
By Robert Whitcomb The Providence Journal There was a chilling column in the March 26 Boston Globe by health-care economist Uwe Reinhardt  chilling if you aren’t rich and/or fear for the long-term prosperity and stability of the United States.
Stripper-turned-mayor faces recall today
April 2, 2002
Mayor Koleen Brooks no longer has keys to the town hall. She’s been investigated for ordering a hit on a police officer, accused of flashing her breasts in a bar and faces criminal charges for allegedly making up a story about being assaulted.
Arrest of al-Qaida operative U.S.’ biggest coup
April 2, 2002
The capture of Abu Zubaydah, al-Qaida’s top surviving operational commander, is one of the most significant accomplishments in the U.S. war on terrorism, officials and experts said Monday.
Nation Briefs
April 2, 2002
Michigan: Anti-swearing law ruled unconstitutional New Hampshir: Guitar was weapon in assault on judge New Mexico: American Indian law included on bar exams Denver: Pedometers deployed in child obesity fight
Girls, Boys Town event to feature KU coach
April 2, 2002
Kansas University basketball coach Roy Williams will be the featured speaker at the Girls and Boys Town Booster Banquet May 2 in Omaha, Neb. More than 1,000 children and adults are expected to attend.
Filmmakers capture revolution
April 2, 2002
Woody Harrelson narrates “Reel Radicals: The Sixties Revolution in Film” (9 p.m., AMC), a perceptive look at a generation of young directors who challenged Hollywood’s escapist fare with gritty, realistic movies that reflected a turbulent decade.
Local briefs
April 2, 2002
 Drive: Today’s blood donors receive KU basketball T-shirt, bag Community Blood Center will honor the success of the Kansas University men’s basketball team by giving fans who donate blood today a KU T-shirt and grab bag. The special blood drive will be from noon until 7 p.m. today at the Lawrence Donations Center, 535 Gateway Drive. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 843-5383. The blood center is the only blood provider for Lawrence Memorial Hospital. __________________________________  Honors: KU book award announced for FSA photographic study An associate professor of theater and film has won the Vice Chancellor’s Book Subvention Award from Kansas University. Catherine L. Preston will use the $1,500 award to obtain photographs for her upcoming book, “In Retrospect: The FSA Photographs and American Visual Memory.” The book, a history of the Farm Security Administration Office of War Information photograph collection, will be published by Smithsonian Institution Press. The award was created in 1999 by Robert Barnhill, president of the KU Center for Research and vice chancellor for research and public service, and James Roberts, associate vice chancellor for research. It goes to a KU faculty member writing a book on humanistic research. __________________________________  Education: Final dean candidate visits KU School of Engineering The last of four finalists for dean of Kansas University’s School of Engineering is interviewing on campus this week. Mark J. Kushner, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, met with university officials Sunday and Monday and will continue interviews today. The other finalists are:  James A. Roberts, associate vice chancellor for research and public service and vice president of KU Center for Research Inc.  Stuart Bell, professor and head of the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama and director for Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies.  Jeffrey S. Vitter, professor of computer science at Duke University. The new dean, who will start July 1, will replace Carl Locke, who is retiring after 16 years as dean. Locke plans to remain a professor at KU. __________________________________  Arkansas City: One dead, another injured after shooting outside bar One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting outside the Latino Club, an Arkansas City bar. An unidentified man died at a local hospital Sunday night after he was shot once in the face and once in the side of his upper chest with what appears to have been a small-caliber handgun, police Chief Oren Skiles said. The man is believed to be from Oaxaca, Mexico. The other victim, identified as Hugo Torres, 33, of Arkansas City, was taken by helicopter in critical condition to a Wichita hospital after he was shot once in the face. The shooting apparently stemmed from a fight that started inside the club. Two suspects are being sought, Skiles said. __________________________________  Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.32 at the Citgos at Ninth and Iowa streets and 920 N. Second St., and Conoco at Sixth Street and Crestline Drive. 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.
Jayhawk fans flock to welcome team back to Lawrence
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:39 p.m.) Thousands of Jayhawk basketball fans flocked to Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium Tuesday afternoon to welcome the KU men’s Final Four basketball team home. See the video clip of Roy Williams.
Births
April 2, 2002
Lawrence Memorial Hospital reported no births Monday.
6Sports video report: Final Atlanta report
April 2, 2002
Kevin Romary reports for the last time from Atlanta on the Jayhawks’ Final Four loss to the Maryland Terrapins.
ace allows eight runs in 10-3 loss
April 2, 2002
The fans at Camden Yards cheered Cal Ripken, the Maryland Terrapins and Johnny Oates. As an unexpected bonus, they got to watch their Baltimore Orioles chase Roger Clemens to start the post-Ripken era.
Milton Berle remembered by friends, family
April 2, 2002
Family and friends said farewell to Milton Berle in a memorial service Monday that at times took on the tone of an impromptu celebrity roast. Berle, who died Wednesday at 93, was known for abrasive comedy, but friends and family said he always treated them with warmth and grace.
Teen on the street
April 2, 2002
This week’s question Asked at Centennial Park
Lawmakers kill measure giving school boards added authority
April 2, 2002
The House has killed an effort to revive a bill that would expand local school boards’ authority and provide more money to districts with declining enrollments. A motion to reconsider last week’s defeat of the school control was rejected Monday on a vote of 66-56.
6News video report: KU’s loss in Final Four doesn’t cause problems like in ‘91
April 2, 2002
Alison Mann reports on the KU loss and its effect on Lawrence.
Friends and neighbors
April 2, 2002
The “Three Turnberry Musketeers” are back together again! From left, Greg Ziemak, 15, Westport, Conn.; Landon Moseley, 9, and Scott Moseley, 15, both of Lawrence, enjoy a reunion. Greg moved from Lawrence to Westport, Conn., last August and returned to visit in December. All the boys had lived on Turnberry Drive. Landon Moseley submitted the photograph. Got a shot for Friends & Neighbors? Send it, along with your name, phone number and caption information, to Friends & Neighbors, P.O. Box 888, Lawrence 66044. For more Friends and Neighbors, go to www.lawrence.com/publish/postem/friends.
People
April 2, 2002
‘Soprano’ hearing postponed Rugby coach cries foul Boy-band maker cleared Spotlight turned inward
Empty gesture
April 2, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Voting against an extension of the legislative session would be a childish way for lawmakers to register their displeasure.
KU to hold soccer clinic
April 2, 2002
Kansas University’s soccer staff will hold a spring clinic from 2-4 p.m. on April 14 at Anschutz Sports Pavilion.
6Sports video report: Spring drills kick off
April 2, 2002
James Sido reports on the first day of spring drills for the KU football team.
2-0 triumph
April 2, 2002
Somewhere in the desert, Randy Johnson must have discovered the Fountain of Youth. The Big Unit, winner of three Cy Young Awards in three seasons with Arizona, threw a six-hitter as the Diamondbacks opened defense of their World Series championship by beating the San Diego Padres, 2-0, on Monday.
Nation Briefs
April 2, 2002
 Michigan: Anti-swearing law ruled unconstitutional  New Hampshir: Guitar was weapon in assault on judge  New Mexico: American Indian law included on bar exams  Denver: Pedometers deployed in child obesity fight
Put brakes on players’ salary growth
April 2, 2002
We’d like to do readers the same favor as a year ago, but we can’t this time, not in good conscience anyway.
Burly Bear embraced by colleges
Television network popular in dorms expanding to cable
April 2, 2002
David Mandel and Steve Lookner are building an audience one college dorm room at a time. They’re co-hosts of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion,” the most popular program on Burly Bear, a television network most people over age 25 have never heard of.
Milton Berle remembered by friends, family
April 2, 2002
Family and friends said farewell to Milton Berle in a memorial service Monday that at times took on the tone of an impromptu celebrity roast. Berle, who died Wednesday at 93, was known for abrasive comedy, but friends and family said he always treated them with warmth and grace.
Lawmakers kill measure giving school boards added authority
April 2, 2002
The House has killed an effort to revive a bill that would expand local school boards’ authority and provide more money to districts with declining enrollments. A motion to reconsider last week’s defeat of the school control was rejected Monday on a vote of 66-56.
Dear digital diary
Lawrence teens find outlet to express themselves online
April 2, 2002
By Jim Baker Most people think of a diary as a little book into which you can pour your innermost thoughts a safe place to write things that you’d never say aloud to anybody. Get real. That’s so Victorian. Diaries kept by today’s hip teen-agers are composed online where, for the most part, they’re available for just about anybody to read.
Hoosiers: Terps just ‘much better’
Indiana stayed close with defense, 3s
April 2, 2002
By Gary Bedore Indiana’s Hoosiers did not feel like losers on Monday night. Coach Mike Davis’ gritty IU team (25-12) hit 10 three-pointers to Maryland’s two and held superstar guard Juan Dixon without a point for a 20-minute stretch, yet still fell, 64-52, in the NCAA title game at the Georgia Dome.
Local briefs
April 2, 2002
Drive: Today’s blood donors receive KU basketball T-shirt, bag Community Blood Center will honor the success of the Kansas University men’s basketball team by giving fans who donate blood today a KU T-shirt and grab bag. The special blood drive will be from noon until 7 p.m. today at the Lawrence Donations Center, 535 Gateway Drive. For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 843-5383. The blood center is the only blood provider for Lawrence Memorial Hospital. __________________________________ Honors: KU book award announced for FSA photographic study An associate professor of theater and film has won the Vice Chancellor’s Book Subvention Award from Kansas University. Catherine L. Preston will use the $1,500 award to obtain photographs for her upcoming book, “In Retrospect: The FSA Photographs and American Visual Memory.” The book, a history of the Farm Security Administration Office of War Information photograph collection, will be published by Smithsonian Institution Press. The award was created in 1999 by Robert Barnhill, president of the KU Center for Research and vice chancellor for research and public service, and James Roberts, associate vice chancellor for research. It goes to a KU faculty member writing a book on humanistic research. __________________________________ Education: Final dean candidate visits KU School of Engineering The last of four finalists for dean of Kansas University’s School of Engineering is interviewing on campus this week. Mark J. Kushner, professor of electrical and computer engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, met with university officials Sunday and Monday and will continue interviews today. The other finalists are: James A. Roberts, associate vice chancellor for research and public service and vice president of KU Center for Research Inc. Stuart Bell, professor and head of the department of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama and director for Center for Advanced Vehicle Technologies. Jeffrey S. Vitter, professor of computer science at Duke University. The new dean, who will start July 1, will replace Carl Locke, who is retiring after 16 years as dean. Locke plans to remain a professor at KU. __________________________________ Arkansas City: One dead, another injured after shooting outside bar One man was killed and another critically injured in a shooting outside the Latino Club, an Arkansas City bar. An unidentified man died at a local hospital Sunday night after he was shot once in the face and once in the side of his upper chest with what appears to have been a small-caliber handgun, police Chief Oren Skiles said. The man is believed to be from Oaxaca, Mexico. The other victim, identified as Hugo Torres, 33, of Arkansas City, was taken by helicopter in critical condition to a Wichita hospital after he was shot once in the face. The shooting apparently stemmed from a fight that started inside the club. Two suspects are being sought, Skiles said. __________________________________ Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a Lawrence-area gasoline price as low as $1.32 at the Citgos at Ninth and Iowa streets and 920 N. Second St., and Conoco at Sixth Street and Crestline Drive. 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.
s NCAA National Championship game
April 2, 2002
Alison Mann gathers comments made by Lawrence bar patrons and employees during and after Monday night’s National Championship game.
Stripper-turned-mayor faces recall today
April 2, 2002
Mayor Koleen Brooks no longer has keys to the town hall. She’s been investigated for ordering a hit on a police officer, accused of flashing her breasts in a bar and faces criminal charges for allegedly making up a story about being assaulted.
t affect sales of Final Four merchandise
April 2, 2002
Josh Garber reports on the effect the Jayhawks’ loss in the Final Four will have on Lawrence retailers.
Indiana stayed close with defense, 3s
April 2, 2002
By Gary Bedore Indiana’s Hoosiers did not feel like losers on Monday night. Coach Mike Davis’ gritty IU team (25-12) hit 10 three-pointers to Maryland’s two and held superstar guard Juan Dixon without a point for a 20-minute stretch, yet still fell, 64-52, in the NCAA title game at the Georgia Dome.
Eudora selects football coach
April 2, 2002
Gregg Webb, coach of Class 2-1A power Claflin High, has been selected head football coach at Eudora. Claflin has reached the 2-1A state finals the past five years. The Wildcats won state titles in 1997, ‘98 and ‘99. They finished second the past two years.
States using tobacco funds to balance budgets
April 2, 2002
Less than four years ago, Washington state’s attorney general helped win billions of dollars from the tobacco industry for 46 states  money she saw as a bonanza for smoking-prevention programs and other health measures.
Briefcase
April 2, 2002
 Board vote: Company turns on Hewlett  Manufacturing: Firm to create 80 jobs at new Atchison facility  Investigation: Xerox to settle with SEC  Rankings: Area firms make Fortune list  Beverage industry: Coke may try vanilla version
Drought taking toll on wheat
April 2, 2002
Two weeks before he plans to plant corn, Hugoton farmer Bob Parsons runs his irrigation pumps each day to water barren fields in hopes of boosting soil moisture enough that his seeds will sprout when he gets them into the ground.
Shooting suspect testifies at trial
April 2, 2002
By Mike Belt They wouldn’t stop. That’s why Stephen Meeker said he began shooting at two men he said were running toward him and cussing at him the night of Oct. 14, 2001, outside his Baldwin residence. “Why wouldn’t they stop?” Meeker, 34, asked repeatedly as he rubbed his face and sobbed hours later during an interview with Douglas County Sheriff’s Det. Doug Woods.
t be replaced
April 2, 2002
By Mark Fagan Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies no longer can sniff out drug dealers on their own, thanks to the bite of a mounting budget crunch. The department’s lone drug-sniffing dog, Baloo, is set to retire Wednesday night, after several months on the inactive list.
t solely to blame
April 2, 2002
By Dave Ranney A national environmental group says the Kansas River is one of the nation’s most endangered rivers. “What’s happening to the Kansas River is terrible,” said Rebecca Wodders, president of American Rivers, a Washington, D.C.-based group dedicated to protecting the nation’s rivers and enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act.
laws
April 2, 2002
The Supreme Court said Monday it will review whether some three-strikes-and-out sentencing laws result in unconstitutionally harsh prison terms, such as up to life behind bars for shoplifting videotapes from Kmart.
Proud of team
April 2, 2002
To the editor: Congratulations to Coach Roy Williams, the players, assistant coaches and others associated with the University of Kansas men’s basketball program for another fantastic year of Kansas basketball.
On the street
April 2, 2002
Asked at Kansas Union Are you going to welcome home the Jayhawks at Memorial Stadium?
Pakistan arrests more suspects with ties to al-Qaida
April 2, 2002
(Web Posted Tuesday at 3:12 p.m.) Police raided more suspected al-Qaida hide-outs, arresting 16 people in an ongoing crackdown against Osama bin Laden’s terror network in Pakistan, officials said Tuesday.
U.S. prepares to trim diplomatic presence in Jerusalem
April 2, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 5:30 p.m.) The State Department is set to trim the U.S. diplomatic presence in Jerusalem in response to terror attacks against Israel, two U.S. officials said Tuesday.
Eudora selects football coach
April 2, 2002
Gregg Webb, coach of Class 2-1A power Claflin High, has been selected head football coach at Eudora. Claflin has reached the 2-1A state finals the past five years. The Wildcats won state titles in 1997, ‘98 and ‘99. They finished second the past two years.
Eleanor Faye Grammer
April 2, 2002
Israel right to fight terrorism
April 2, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is right to declare his country “at war” with terrorists and to strike relentlessly at Palestinian militants. It’s about time.
Tax evasion is popular new game
April 2, 2002
By Robert Reno Newsday Don’t you just hate it when somebody publishes a report showing that millions of wealthy Americans are evading their income taxes and getting away with it?
Reform won’t cut off money
April 2, 2002
By Mark Bowden The Philadelphia Inquirer With evident reluctance and without ceremony, President Bush signed the McCain-Feingold bill into law last week, thereby banning “soft money” from national politics.
Equal opportunity health care
April 2, 2002
By Robert Whitcomb The Providence Journal There was a chilling column in the March 26 Boston Globe by health-care economist Uwe Reinhardt chilling if you aren’t rich and/or fear for the long-term prosperity and stability of the United States.
House rejects raising minimum wage
April 2, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For at least the third year in a row, a proposal to increase the Kansas state minimum wage of $2.65 an hour which is now the lowest in the nation was rejected by lawmakers.
Retaliatory strikes reach new intensity
April 2, 2002
Israeli forces moved into Bethlehem early today after attacking Palestinian security headquarters near Ramallah with tanks and machine guns, Palestinians said, signaling further intensification of an offensive the Israelis say is aimed at stamping out terrorism.
Kaw again makes list of endangered rivers
Farmers say they aren’t solely to blame
April 2, 2002
By Dave Ranney A national environmental group says the Kansas River is one of the nation’s most endangered rivers. “What’s happening to the Kansas River is terrible,” said Rebecca Wodders, president of American Rivers, a Washington, D.C.-based group dedicated to protecting the nation’s rivers and enforcement of the federal Clean Water Act.
Budget crunch bites sheriff’s K-9 unit
Douglas County department’s lone drug-sniffing dog is retiring, likely won’t be replaced
April 2, 2002
By Mark Fagan Douglas County Sheriff’s deputies no longer can sniff out drug dealers on their own, thanks to the bite of a mounting budget crunch. The department’s lone drug-sniffing dog, Baloo, is set to retire Wednesday night, after several months on the inactive list.
Recycling isn’t a get-rich program
Residents can help curb costs of building another landfill, experts say
April 2, 2002
By Karen Palermo Bledsoe Recycling isn’t a big money-saver in the short-term, experts say, but gradually can add up to savings in the long-term. “Recycling does not save money,” said Mollie Mangerich, operations supervisor for the Lawrence’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Division. “In general, recycling costs money.”
Drought taking toll on wheat
April 2, 2002
Two weeks before he plans to plant corn, Hugoton farmer Bob Parsons runs his irrigation pumps each day to water barren fields in hopes of boosting soil moisture enough that his seeds will sprout when he gets them into the ground.
Falcons blank FSHS
Olathe South stuffs Free State, 2-0
April 2, 2002
By Levi Chronister Windy conditions hindered Free State High’s girls soccer team Monday, and facing Olathe South didn’t help much either. O-South, ranked No. 8 in Class 6A, scored twice in the second half with the wind at their back for a 2-0 victory over the Firebirds on the FSHS field.
Lawrence’s Spencer wins golf tourney
April 2, 2002
Lawrence High sophomore Nathaniel Spencer shot a 2-over-par 74 to win the season-opening Shawnee Mission South Invitational boys golf tournament on Monday at Meadowbrook.
Your Money: Recycling not money maker, but helps save money
April 2, 2002
Karen Bledsoe reports on the pros of recycling.
April 2, 2002
Josh Garber reports on the planned Welcome Back celebration for the Jayhawks.
Israel right to fight terrorism
April 2, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon is right to declare his country “at war” with terrorists and to strike relentlessly at Palestinian militants. It’s about time.
Margaret Brown
April 2, 2002
salary growth
April 2, 2002
We’d like to do readers the same favor as a year ago, but we can’t this time, not in good conscience anyway.
Maryland post records double-double
April 2, 2002
By David Mitchell Lonny Baxter missed a layup, probably because he was falling down at the time. Maryland’s senior post player then misfired on an awkward jump shot that didn’t draw iron, grabbed his own rebound and missed again. Again he caught the carom, but the Terp had his shot blocked.
s Spencer wins golf tourney
April 2, 2002
Lawrence High sophomore Nathaniel Spencer shot a 2-over-par 74 to win the season-opening Shawnee Mission South Invitational boys golf tournament on Monday at Meadowbrook.
Residents can help curb costs of building another landfill, experts say
April 2, 2002
By Karen Palermo Bledsoe Recycling isn’t a big money-saver in the short-term, experts say, but gradually can add up to savings in the long-term. “Recycling does not save money,” said Mollie Mangerich, operations supervisor for the Lawrence’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Division. “In general, recycling costs money.”
New dean of KU libraries set goals for tenure
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Stella Bentley says Kansas University has “one of the finest libraries in the country.” But Bentley, who started Monday as KU’s new dean of libraries, is formulating plans to make it better. One of the most immediate needs, she said, is space. The eight libraries are bursting at the seams with 3.6 million volumes and 27,000 periodicals.
t cut off money
April 2, 2002
By Mark Bowden The Philadelphia Inquirer With evident reluctance and without ceremony, President Bush signed the McCain-Feingold bill into law last week, thereby banning “soft money” from national politics.
Tax evasion is popular new game
April 2, 2002
By Robert Reno Newsday Don’t you just hate it when somebody publishes a report showing that millions of wealthy Americans are evading their income taxes and getting away with it?
Briefly
April 2, 2002
 New York City: Flag flown at ground zero raised above City Hall  Washington, D.C.: Fuel economy standard for trucks doesn’t change  Pakistan: Suspects demand open trial in slaying of U.S. reporter  France: Fire destroys synagogue in latest anti-Semitic attack
Area briefs
April 2, 2002
 Wakarusa Township to close road today for bridge repair  Two vandalism incidents reported after KU loss  Trial date set in G. Willikers rest room videotaping case  Library offers all-day poetry  Deadline approaching for FEMA assistance
Area briefs
April 2, 2002
Wakarusa Township to close road today for bridge repair Two vandalism incidents reported after KU loss Trial date set in G. Willikers rest room videotaping case Library offers all-day poetry Deadline approaching for FEMA assistance
City showdown in baseball arrives early
April 2, 2002
By Steve Rottinghaus Just a week into the regular season, Lawrence High and Free State High are ready for their first baseball showdown. The Lions (2-1) will play host to the Firebirds (2-0) in a Sunflower League contest at 4:30 p.m. today at Ice Field.
Your Money: Recycling not money maker, but helps save money
April 2, 2002
Karen Bledsoe reports on the pros of recycling.
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April 2, 2002
Alison Mann reports on the KU loss and its effect on Lawrence.
6Sports video report: Final Atlanta report
April 2, 2002
Kevin Romary reports for the last time from Atlanta on the Jayhawks’ Final Four loss to the Maryland Terrapins.
Sound off
April 2, 2002
What happened to the Robert Bruss column that used to be in the Home Weekend section on Friday about real estate? The column, which is syndicated by Tribune Media Services, has not been available the past few weeks because of technical problems at Tribune. It should return to the newspaper this week.
Williams fulfills dream
April 2, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Not only was my sister-in-law, a Kansas University graduate, excited about KU reaching the NCAA Final Four near her suburban Atlanta home, she was positively giddy about the storybook Kansas-Maryland semifinal.
6Sports video report: Spring drills kick off
April 2, 2002
James Sido reports on the first day of spring drills for the KU football team.
Horoscopes
April 2, 2002
For Tuesday, April 2, 2002, those with birthdays today: You often hear more information than you want. You would prefer that others pick and choose their words, disclosing less but more significant items. You change the way you process information. If you are single, in the second half of the year, you will meet someone who peaks your interest. This person could become more than just a passing interest. Many of you will commit this year. If you are attached, spend more downtime together. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult
Old home town - 40 years ago today
April 2, 2002
IN 1962 A full-length “spook movie” titled “Carnival of Souls,” filmed by Centron of Lawrence and produced and directed by Herk Harvey of Lawrence, was due for its local premiere. Interest had been running high in what eventually became a highly popular “cult horror film.”
Maryland claims first national title
April 2, 2002
A star who stepped up and a tightly wound coach  a match made in Maryland, and good enough to turn the Terrapins into national champions. With All-American guard Juan Dixon snapping out of a scoring drought just in time, Maryland ended Indiana’s magical tournament run with a 64-52 victory Monday night.
Welcome planned for Jayhawks today
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck It won’t be the party Jayhawk fans were hoping for. Instead of a welcome-home party for a national championship men’s basketball team, fans will gather today to celebrate a bittersweet season ended too soon. “It doesn’t need to be somber,” said KU spokesman Todd Cohen. “They had a fantastic season. Any time you have a Final Four team, you’re a success.”
Mangino tickled with first day on field
April 2, 2002
By Robert Sinclair There was at least one die-hard Kansas City Royals baseball fan who missed Opening Day at Kauffman Stadium on Monday. “You know, I thought about it,” Mark Mangino said with a smile, “but I had some work to do.”
Girls, Boys Town event to feature KU coach
April 2, 2002
Kansas University basketball coach Roy Williams will be the featured speaker at the Girls and Boys Town Booster Banquet May 2 in Omaha, Neb. More than 1,000 children and adults are expected to attend.
s Rush
April 2, 2002
By Gary Bedore Notes compiled from the Final Four. Â Kansas University’s Drew Gooden dipped under the 20 points-per-game mark, but did finish as the leading scorer in the Big 12 this season.
Maryland students light fires, toss bottles after win
April 2, 2002
Students lit bonfires, threw bottles, climbed onto business roofs and shot off fireworks after Maryland beat Indiana in the NCAA championship game Monday night. One student was cut badly when he was hit in the head with a bottle, and another was tackled by an ice cream shop employee after trying to ram a police barricade through the shop’s window.
Margaret Brown
April 2, 2002
San Carlos, Calif. Â Memorial services for Margaret Brown, 91, San Carlos, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday, June 15, at White Oaks Chapel, San Carlos. She was cremated. Mrs. Brown died Thursday, March 28, 2002, at Canyon Care Home, Redwood City.
Penry
April 2, 2002
Topeka  Services for Mildred M. “Blackie” Penry, 70, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Davidson Funeral Home, Topeka. Mrs. Penry died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at her home.
Morreale services
April 2, 2002
Baldwin  Services for Thelma D. Morreale, 96, Baldwin, will be at 10:30 a.m. today at First United Methodist Church, Baldwin. Burial will be in Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Ms. Morreale died Saturday, March 30, 2002, at Baldwin Care Center.
Dracula park has sufficient money staked
April 2, 2002
A Dracula theme park in the heart of Transylvania has attracted enough investment for the project to go ahead, the Romanian government said Monday. Tourism Minister Dan Matei Agathon said that by Monday investors had bought $2.9 million worth of stock, more than 60 percent needed for the project to proceed.
s team greeted by nearly 7,000 fans
April 2, 2002
The national champion Connecticut Huskies took a final lap around Gampel Pavilion on Monday night, high-fiving fans who waited for hours to welcome them home. The Huskies beat Oklahoma, 82-70, on Sunday night in San Antonio for their third national title. They finished 39-0, the second perfect season in school history.
KC fans enter season with same hopes
April 2, 2002
A crowd of 40,605 optimists, pessimists and realists all showed up at Kansas City’s Kauffman Stadium for the 2002 season opener and saw the Royals drop an 8-6 decision to the Minnesota Twins.
Television network popular in dorms expanding to cable
April 2, 2002
David Mandel and Steve Lookner are building an audience one college dorm room at a time. They’re co-hosts of “Dave and Steve’s Video Game Explosion,” the most popular program on Burly Bear, a television network most people over age 25 have never heard of.
Jones, Twins ruin opener for Royals - Minnesota 8, Kansas City 6
April 2, 2002
The team that refused to go away needed only one swing to go deep. And the Minnesota Twins didn’t stop there. Jacque Jones homered on the second pitch of the game, then hit a go-ahead, three-run shot in the seventh inning Monday as the Twins opened the season with an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
Baldwin standout picks Tigers over KUKSU
April 2, 2002
By Steve Rottinghaus Baldwin High senior Matt Noonan, one of six three-time state champions in Kansas prep boys cross country history, has orally committed to run at Missouri.
Olathe South stuffs Free State, 2-0
April 2, 2002
By Levi Chronister Windy conditions hindered Free State High’s girls soccer team Monday, and facing Olathe South didn’t help much either. O-South, ranked No. 8 in Class 6A, scored twice in the second half with the wind at their back for a 2-0 victory over the Firebirds on the FSHS field.
Lawrence teens find outlet to express themselves online
April 2, 2002
By Jim Baker Most people think of a diary as a little book into which you can pour your innermost thoughts  a safe place to write things that you’d never say aloud to anybody. Get real. That’s so Victorian. Diaries kept by today’s hip teen-agers are composed online where, for the most part, they’re available for just about anybody to read.
U.S. keeps conspiracy case broad
April 2, 2002
Prosecutors acknowledged Monday they do not have evidence that John Walker Lindh killed Americans in Afghanistan. But a federal judge said that would not be necessary to prove Lindh joined a conspiracy to murder Americans as a Taliban fighter.
biggest coup
April 2, 2002
The capture of Abu Zubaydah, al-Qaida’s top surviving operational commander, is one of the most significant accomplishments in the U.S. war on terrorism, officials and experts said Monday.
t agree whether suicide bombers are terrorists
April 2, 2002
Islamic countries were divided Monday on whether the definition of terrorism extends to Palestinian suicide bombers.
Commodities
April 2, 2002
Local markets As of Monday’s close, courtesy of Ottawa Cooperative Assn. Ottawa Elevator  Wheat, $2.76; corn, $1.79; milo, $1.74; soybeans, $4.42. Edgerton Elevator  Wheat, $2.79; corn, $1.81; milo, $1.74; soybeans, $4.42. Overbrook Elevator  Wheat, $2.79; corn, $1.79; milo, $1.74; soybeans, $4.42. Midland Elevator  Wheat, NA; corn, $1.81; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.42. Lawrence North Elevator  Wheat, NA; corn, $1.84; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.45. Lawrence South Elevator  Wheat, $2.79; corn, $1.81; milo, NA; soybeans, $4.42. Pauline Elevator  Wheat, NA; corn, $1.84; milo, $1.79; soybeans, $4.47.
Midwest economy improving
April 2, 2002
While the Midwest economy appears to have pulled out of a recession, businesses in the region were not rushing to hire more employees in March, according to a survey of company officials released Monday.
Work begins on KU rec center
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck After six years of planning, Kansas University’s new Student Recreation Fitness Center finally is in the starting blocks. Construction crews Monday began work on the $17 million, 98,000-square-foot facility. The official groundbreaking is set for 4 p.m. April 12.
Thomas the Tank Engine on track for Baldwin
April 2, 2002
Fans of Thomas the Tank Engine will be able to see the train this June in Baldwin. During Day Out With Thomas, young engineers can join Sir Topham Hatt on classic coaches for a 25-minute ride that includes storytellers, clowns, food and hands-on activities.
Stovall defends actions in Microsoft settlement
April 2, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Kansas Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall on Monday defended her decision not to join a settlement with software giant Microsoft Corp. “The settlement is not good for business or competition,” she said. “It’s good for Microsoft.”
WSU may increase tuition 9 percent
April 2, 2002
The state budget woes have forced Wichita State University President Don Beggs to consider seeking a 9 percent increase in tuition for the next school year.
Teen charged in professor deaths to change plea
April 2, 2002
A teen-ager who pleaded innocent by reason of insanity in the stabbing deaths of two Dartmouth College professors plans to change his plea this week  apparently to guilty or no contest.
Senate redistricting up for debate second time
April 2, 2002
A bipartisan coalition is pushing forward with a Senate redistricting plan despite a veto threat from Gov. Bill Graves. Today’s scheduled debate would be the second time the Senate has taken up a bill redrawing the boundaries of its 40 districts to reflect shifts in population.
House rejects raising minimum wage
April 2, 2002
By Scott Rothschild For at least the third year in a row, a proposal to increase the Kansas state minimum wage of $2.65 an hour  which is now the lowest in the nation  was rejected by lawmakers.
Superintendent: Schools face cuts with any budget
April 2, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Even if state funding stays the same, the Lawrence school district will have to make cuts to accommodate the increased cost of health care, property insurance and salary increases.
RFK Jr. to address Friends of the Kaw
April 2, 2002
Environmental activist Robert F. Kennedy Jr. will be in Kansas City, Kan., this month for a fund-raiser for the Friends of the Kaw. Kennedy will attend an 11 a.m. press conference April 17 at Kaw Point, at the confluence of the Kansas and Missouri Rivers in Kansas City, Kan.
Israeli tanks shell Palestinian security headquarters
April 2, 2002
(Web Posted Tuesday at 7:58 a.m.) Israeli tanks and helicopters on Tuesday shelled a heavily fortified Palestinian security headquarters in an all-night assault to flush out top fugitives. Fighting raged outside Bethlehem’s Church of the Nativity and Israel’s prime minister proposed exile for Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat.
6News video report: KU loss doesn’t affect sales of Final Four merchandise
April 2, 2002
Josh Garber reports on the effect the Jayhawks’ loss in the Final Four will have on Lawrence retailers.
6News video report: Local bar patrons comment on Monday night’s NCAA National Championship game
April 2, 2002
Alison Mann gathers comments made by Lawrence bar patrons and employees during and after Monday night’s National Championship game.
Friends and neighbors
April 2, 2002
6News video report: KU to get a ‘Welcome Back’
April 2, 2002
Josh Garber reports on the planned Welcome Back celebration for the Jayhawks.
Terps reach top - Maryland 64, Indiana 52
Maryland claims first national title
April 2, 2002
A star who stepped up and a tightly wound coach a match made in Maryland, and good enough to turn the Terrapins into national champions. With All-American guard Juan Dixon snapping out of a scoring drought just in time, Maryland ended Indiana’s magical tournament run with a 64-52 victory Monday night.
Jones, Twins ruin opener for Royals - Minnesota 8, Kansas City 6
April 2, 2002
The team that refused to go away needed only one swing to go deep. And the Minnesota Twins didn’t stop there. Jacque Jones homered on the second pitch of the game, then hit a go-ahead, three-run shot in the seventh inning Monday as the Twins opened the season with an 8-6 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
City showdown in baseball arrives early
April 2, 2002
By Steve Rottinghaus Just a week into the regular season, Lawrence High and Free State High are ready for their first baseball showdown. The Lions (2-1) will play host to the Firebirds (2-0) in a Sunflower League contest at 4:30 p.m. today at Ice Field.
Champion Huskies return home
UConn women’s team greeted by nearly 7,000 fans
April 2, 2002
The national champion Connecticut Huskies took a final lap around Gampel Pavilion on Monday night, high-fiving fans who waited for hours to welcome them home. The Huskies beat Oklahoma, 82-70, on Sunday night in San Antonio for their third national title. They finished 39-0, the second perfect season in school history.