Archive for Thursday, April 4, 2002

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Local briefs
April 4, 2002
Celebrations: Parade plans under way for Art Tougeau 2002 It’s time to start dreaming up ideas for art that moves around on wheels. Deadline is April 25 for entries in Art Tougeau 2002, the seventh-annual wheeled art parade, which begins at noon May 4. Past entries have used roller blades, skateboards, bicycles, lawn mowers, shopping carts, wheelchairs anything a participant can imagine, as long as it can maintain the parade’s 5-mph pace. The parade will begin at South Park and head north down Massachusetts Street toward the Kansas River Bridge. Participants will meet at 10:30 a.m. behind the Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot near 12th and Massachusetts streets. A $15 entry donation is requested, but children’s entries are free. Fully paid entrants will be eligible for prizes and trophies. Awards presentations will immediately follow the parade. For more information and an official entry form, contact Charles Jones at 841-4598. _________ Seminar: Fair housing to be topic of meeting scheduled at KU Fair housing will be the topic of a seminar Friday at Kansas University . The seminar runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Alderson Auditorium of the Kansas Union. Topics will include good credit, financial issues for low-income families, the Kansas landlord-tenant act and creating a budget. The event is sponsored by the Lawrence Alliance, KU Black Student Union, Off-Campus Living Resource Center and the KU African Students Assn. _________ Movie premiere: Animal activist film to make Kansas debut in Lawrence A film about a construction-worker-turned-animal-activist will make its Kansas debut today at Liberty Hall. The award-winning film “The Witness,” which documents how a construction contractor from a tough Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood becomes an impassioned animal activist, will show at 7 p.m. today, 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 642 Mass. Admission is $3. The premiere is sponsored by Animal Outreach of Kansas, a nonprofit animal advocacy group based in Lawrence. _________ Schools: Central fund-raiser sets $12,000 collection goal Central Junior High School launched its annual fund-raiser Wednesday and set a collection goal of $12,000. Students gathered for an afternoon assembly to kick off the project. Collections start today and run through April 12. Money gathered by students will help fund student programs, computer equipment purchases and other special needs. Prizes will be awarded to individuals and teams for their fund-raising efforts. The school’s FunRun will conclude the drive at 2 p.m. April 12 at Central, 1400 Mass. _________ 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. 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.
Ruth Berger
April 4, 2002
Horoscopes
April 4, 2002
Bonds collects 2 more
Giants slugger hits fourth homer in two games
April 4, 2002
Barry Bonds did it again.
A dream realized
Crewman Brady Turner driven to succeed in Winston Cup
April 4, 2002
Amy Turner’s e-mail said she had an interesting story to tell, and it turned out to be completely true.
Wells propels Yankees
New York lefty allows four hits in 1-0 victory over Orioles
April 4, 2002
The schedule said it was the second game of a long, 162-game season. To David Wells, however, it was much more.
Roderick E. Davis
April 4, 2002
Local briefs
April 4, 2002
 Celebrations: Parade plans under way for Art Tougeau 2002 It’s time to start dreaming up ideas for art that moves around on wheels. Deadline is April 25 for entries in Art Tougeau 2002, the seventh-annual wheeled art parade, which begins at noon May 4. Past entries have used roller blades, skateboards, bicycles, lawn mowers, shopping carts, wheelchairs  anything a participant can imagine, as long as it can maintain the parade’s 5-mph pace. The parade will begin at South Park and head north down Massachusetts Street toward the Kansas River Bridge. Participants will meet at 10:30 a.m. behind the Trinity Lutheran Church parking lot near 12th and Massachusetts streets. A $15 entry donation is requested, but children’s entries are free. Fully paid entrants will be eligible for prizes and trophies. Awards presentations will immediately follow the parade. For more information and an official entry form, contact Charles Jones at 841-4598. _________  Seminar: Fair housing to be topic of meeting scheduled at KU Fair housing will be the topic of a seminar Friday at Kansas University . The seminar runs from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. in Alderson Auditorium of the Kansas Union. Topics will include good credit, financial issues for low-income families, the Kansas landlord-tenant act and creating a budget. The event is sponsored by the Lawrence Alliance, KU Black Student Union, Off-Campus Living Resource Center and the KU African Students Assn. _________  Movie premiere: Animal activist film to make Kansas debut in Lawrence A film about a construction-worker-turned-animal-activist will make its Kansas debut today at Liberty Hall. The award-winning film “The Witness,” which documents how a construction contractor from a tough Brooklyn, N.Y., neighborhood becomes an impassioned animal activist, will show at 7 p.m. today, 1 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. Sunday at the theater, 642 Mass. Admission is $3. The premiere is sponsored by Animal Outreach of Kansas, a nonprofit animal advocacy group based in Lawrence. _________  Schools: Central fund-raiser sets $12,000 collection goal Central Junior High School launched its annual fund-raiser Wednesday and set a collection goal of $12,000. Students gathered for an afternoon assembly to kick off the project. Collections start today and run through April 12. Money gathered by students will help fund student programs, computer equipment purchases and other special needs. Prizes will be awarded to individuals and teams for their fund-raising efforts. The school’s FunRun will conclude the drive at 2 p.m. April 12 at Central, 1400 Mass. _________  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. 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.
Texans to pick Fresno quarterback
Houston’s expansion team plans to make Carr No. 1 selection in upcoming draft
April 4, 2002
The Houston Texans know the ultimate success for most NFL teams lies at quarterback.
KU success story
April 4, 2002
Daily ticker
April 4, 2002
Bush support
April 4, 2002
Mary Ellen Terry
April 4, 2002
Milton John Niebrugge
April 4, 2002
On the record
April 4, 2002
Teen activities
April 4, 2002
Waldorf schooling
April 4, 2002