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Man injured in Leavenworth accident
August 18, 2002
(Updated Sunday at 10:39 p.m.) A man was injured when a train struck his vehicle earlier this evening. The accident occurred on the Union Pacific tracks on Highway 1, north of Eudora. The victim was transported to the hospital. His condition is unknown.
Clifford E. Gottstein
August 18, 2002
Gardner  Services for Clifford E. Gottstein, 92, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Church of Christ, Gardner. Burial will be in Gardner Cemetery. Mr. Gottstein died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Baldwin Care Center.
Storm provides much-needed rain
August 18, 2002
Another late-summer storm whipped through the area overnight Friday, dropping more than a half-inch of rain in parts of Douglas County. The precipitation came on the heels of another round of showers Friday morning and before that on Tuesday.Another late-summer storm whipped through the area overnight Friday, dropping more than a half-inch of rain in parts of Douglas County.
Most policies provide basic services
August 18, 2002
There are no local HMOs for Fido. Pet policies are a form of indemnity insurance: You choose the veterinarian and pay for treatment. The insurer reimburses a portion of the bill.
Health insurance for pets becoming more popular
August 18, 2002
Trial and error taught Sandy Simpson the importance of a contingency plan. Her first dog suffered from lifelong allergies. Heidi racked up $10,000 in medical bills by the time she succumbed to stomach bloat at age 6.
New practical gadgets help furnish dorm rooms
August 18, 2002
Outfitting a dorm room presents its challenges. You’ve got to squeeze everything into very limited space, and furnishings must not just accommodate study, sleep and socializing, but also reflect the student’s style and personality. And they have to be “affordable.”
Guide directs parents to books for entire family
August 18, 2002
Parents who take the time to read to their children every night are being rewarded with a guidebook that will steer them toward books that can be enjoyed by the whole family.
Baby sitters should know CPR
August 18, 2002
Considering the busy lives that most parents lead, leaving children in the care of others is a given. To make sure the children are getting the best care, parents should seek sitters who are trained in basic first aid and CPR, specifically infant and child CPR, according to the American Safety & Health Institute.
Buckwheat is good to the soil and your taste buds
August 18, 2002
Nature clothes bare soil to protect it and improve it so why don’t you? If you let nature choose the wardrobe in unused areas of the garden, you get weeds. Plant buckwheat instead two or three handfuls every 100 square feet.
Travel briefs
August 18, 2002
Top 10 hot hotels Museum eats up history Caribbean group seeks tourist admission fee
Pest control can be baffling
August 18, 2002
Many gardeners have been battling a variety of pests this season and even the best gardener can run into tough times once in a while.
Rooms and roots
August 18, 2002
This week, “Home & Away” host Cathy Hamilton, right, travels to Topeka for a tour of The Woodward, a “spirited” bed and breakfast.
Surfing guru featured in painting on stamp
August 18, 2002
Duke Kahanamoku, the legendary Hawaiian swimmer and Olympic medalist, is best known as the “father of international surfing.”
Pet briefs
August 18, 2002
Web site lists information on parrots Famous painters’ works are parodied
Christian vocalists to perform at benefit
August 18, 2002
Acappella, a Christian vocal group, will perform at 7 p.m. Monday in White Concert Hall at Washburn University, 17th and Jewell streets.
Manuscripts sought for play workshop
August 18, 2002
Rockhurst University’s Plays-in-Progress is seeking manuscripts that have never been performed or given a public reading for its Oct. 17 workshop.
State fair lists entry dates for art show
August 18, 2002
The dates for entry into the Professional Art Exhibit at the Kansas State Fair have been announced.
Bali offers tips for finding a bra that fits
August 18, 2002
Fall and spring offer an array of new looks in bras from lacy to boyish to seamless. But unless the bra fits right, then all the shopping has been done in vain.
Dance instructors teach in Singapore, Malaysia
August 18, 2002
Kansas University dance instructors Muriel Cohan and Patrick Suzeau spent part of their summer in Singapore and Malaysia, where they taught students and learned about Asian dance techniques.
CART: Junqueira grabs pole from da Matta
August 18, 2002
After Bruno Junqueira hit the wall on his final qualifying lap Saturday, a smile seemed to leave his face for the first time since his arrival at Road America. But it didn’t take long for the smile to return.
KUJH-TV prepares students for careers in broadcast news
August 18, 2002
A visitor to the studio of KUJH-TV, on the second floor of the Robert Dole Human Development Center at Kansas University, will see what looks like a real television studio.
Busch: Waltrip claims first win of season
Chevrolet driver slams into Bodine to protect lead in Cabela’s 250
August 18, 2002
Michael Waltrip held off a strong challenge from Todd Bodine before pulling away to win the NASCAR Busch series race Saturday at Michigan International Speedway.
Winston Cup: Rule change leaves some racers fuming
Dodge, Ford teams upset after altered Chevys sweep top five qualifying spots
August 18, 2002
When NASCAR decided to give aerodynamic aid to Chevrolets and Pontiacs, the sanctioning body promised to re-evaluate the decision after today’s Pepsi 400.
Negotiations off until Monday
August 18, 2002
A day after baseball players set an Aug. 30 strike date, negotiators met twice on Saturday to discuss issues not related to the central economic differences.
Labor solution: Ignore hardliners
August 18, 2002
Cutting through the smoke screens and spins, there’s a good chance baseball can end its labor losing streak and avoid a strike. That doesn’t mean peace is at hand.
Appeals court orders limits on flights over Grand Canyon
August 18, 2002
An appeals court Friday directed the Federal Aviation Administration to, in effect, limit the number of helicopters and small airplanes that can fly sightseers over the Grand Canyon.
9-11 fallout means fewer visitors to national parks
August 18, 2002
The doldrum in foreign visitors to the United States this summer has significantly slowed the tourism industry’s recovery, and some regions have been feeling the effect more than others, especially at national parks in the West.
Magazine that targets ‘Homes of Color’ makes debut
August 18, 2002
Eleven months after Corriece Perkins Gwynn first considered starting a shelter magazine for affluent African-Americans, “Homes of Color” is set to launch.
Events planned for week
August 18, 2002
Southeast’s pine trees falling victim to beetle
August 18, 2002
Dean Wilson has two decades of experience as a forest manager, but it’s not enough to protect his trees from the worst Southern pine beetle epidemic in memory.
Women seek breakthrough in gubernatorial elections
Female candidates for governor favored in eight states
August 18, 2002
Women are poised to take over a record number of governors’ offices this year. With strong candidates from Hawaii to Rhode Island, women are good bets to emerge from November elections holding as many as 10 of the 50 governorships, twice the five they now control.
President pledges to balance budget
August 18, 2002
President Bush, weighing new tax cuts he said would stimulate the economy, pledged Saturday to bring the federal budget back into balance.
Group aims to give residents bigger voice in city politics
August 18, 2002
Regular people in Lawrence don’t seem to have much influence at City Hall, according to officials of a new political action committee especially when compared with the “growth machine” of builders, real estate agents and developers.
Friends remember teacher’s energy, positive outlook
August 18, 2002
Former Free State and Lawrence high school teacher Kelly Petry knew what she wanted, and she almost always got it.
Raymond LeRoy Van Meter
August 18, 2002
Kelly Rae Petry
August 18, 2002
Envoy: Moscow, Baghdad to sign $40 billion package for economic cooperation
If true, alliance would be blow to U.S. anti-terror efforts
August 18, 2002
Iraq and Russia are close to signing a $40 billion economic cooperation plan, Iraq’s ambassador said Saturday, a deal that could put Moscow at odds with the United States as it considers a military attack against Baghdad.
Pope continues Memory Lane stroll
August 18, 2002
Spending a day steeped in nostalgia, Pope John Paul II visited one of the homes of his youth Saturday, stopped at his old university and consecrated a new basilica at a religious sanctuary where he often sought comfort during World War II.
Lineups set for news shows
August 18, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Lovesey’s latest mystery is a gem
August 18, 2002
Peter Lovesey’s new mystery, “Diamond Dust,” is a keeper. It has tension, emotion and a smorgasbord of red herrings. It is Lovesey’s seventh novel about Inspector Peter Diamond, head of the Bath, England, murder squad.
Mosquito deadliest animal on Earth
West Nile just one of many diseases spread by insect
August 18, 2002
Jonathan Day suspends a live chicken below a tree as bait to try to catch the creature that has killed more humans than any other animal. He gloats: “They don’t stand a chance.” They are mosquitoes.
Candidate’s win called ‘scary’
Last-minute BOE contender unseats incumbent without campaigning
August 18, 2002
Iris M. Van Meter, a grandmother from southeast Kansas, had no experience running for public office. And with almost no campaigning or public comment, she defeated the incumbent State Board of Education member she challenged in the Aug. 6 primary.
State wants to show photos of victims
August 18, 2002
Prosecutors in John E. Robinson Sr.’s capital murder trial argued they should be allowed to show photographs of the women he is accused of killing.
K.C. federal court dismisses suit blaming officer for death
August 18, 2002
A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit charging a police officers’ indifference led to the murder of a teenage girl.
Daffy definitions
August 18, 2002
We all know words that sound like they could have an alternate meaning. For example, there’s “coffee” noun, a person who has been coughed upon. There’s “abdicate” verb, to give up all hope of ever having a flat stomach.
What are you reading?
August 18, 2002
Shoppers buy megamall concept
Mall of America leaving doubters behind as it celebrates 10th anniversary
August 18, 2002
Toy store owner Al Batzel thought the 4.2 million-square-foot Mall of America would never work. It was too big and complicated to attract shoppers and too expensive for retailers, he thought.
More intelligence needed on Saddam
August 18, 2002
A sobering article by a longtime CIA analyst, highlighting the failures of strategic intelligence in the Gulf War, provides the context for viewing the burgeoning debate on U.S. policy toward Iraq.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
August 18, 2002
Limited choices
August 18, 2002
Democrat retorts
August 18, 2002
Helping attitude
August 18, 2002
More congestion
August 18, 2002
Graves to hear arguments on Ohio Street houses
August 18, 2002
Clashing forces in the battle over houses in the 1300 block of Ohio Street are gearing up for their last chance to sway the governor to their side.
Down came rain at Hazeltine
Overnight thunderstorm dumps three inches on golf course
August 18, 2002
A hard overnight rain at Hazeltine National Golf Club had officials scrambling Saturday to clear water off the course in time for the PGA Championship to resume.
Just happy to be there
Beem: ‘Guys like me aren’t supposed to contend in a major’
August 18, 2002
There was no reason to expect Rich Beem to be leading the PGA Championship with five holes to play in the third round Saturday. Apparently, Beem didn’t expect it, either.
Crosstown Unity Run proves to be a success
August 18, 2002
Justin Riley and Dick Wilson are two of the more publicized names associated with running in Lawrence. In Saturday’s Crosstown Unity Run, they were right where you’d expect among the leaders.
HINU’s Hahn pumped about future
August 18, 2002
Ask Peter Hahn how he spent his summer vacation and he’ll tick off number after number after number. Hahn is the incumbent quarterback on the Haskell Indian Nations University football team and he is fit as a fiddle and ready for action.
Jayhawks’ Canadian big fan of American football
August 18, 2002
Jon Cornish will have plenty of adjustments to make as he tries to make a name for himself as a freshman on Kansas University’s football team, but learning a whole new set of rules won’t be necessary.
Baseball owners, players all shook up
August 18, 2002
Sanity has left the building. On the 25th anniversary of Elvis Presley’s death, a day that should have been dominated by tributes to the King, baseball players decided it’s now or never.
Matthew’s 70 good for lead
Scottish golfer tops Canadian Women’s Open
August 18, 2002
Catriona Matthew of Scotland, a model of consistency, shot her third straight 2-under 70 to take the third-round lead Saturday in the Canadian Women’s Open.
Carving out a niche
Lawrence business creates name through wood bats
August 18, 2002
Sparky Wilhelm wanted to stay close to the game he loves. Calvin Ledbetter wanted to save a little money. What came of it was Diamond Cabinetry and Wood Products, 641 E. 22nd Street in Lawrence.
Melvern, Fall River set for youth dove hunts
Youngsters to have sole rights on Sept. 1
August 18, 2002
Kansas sportsmen always look forward to the opening of dove season on Sept. 1. At the same time, it is also the date for special youth hunts on Fall River and Melvern wildlife areas.
Hunters flock to buy licenses in Colorado
Elk glut factor in leftover stampede
August 18, 2002
Eager hunters bought a record 11,653 leftover licenses from the Colorado Division of Wildlife last Tuesday the first day they went on sale for the 2002-2003 seasons. Last year, 8,662 leftover licenses were sold.
Butterflies more scarce this year
August 18, 2002
Chalk it up to drought, fire ants and warm winters. Whatever the reason, there just aren’t as many butterflies in Lawrence or around Kansas this year.
Thousands in D.C. demand reparations for slavery
Rally sparks debate about how to repay blacks for ‘crimes’ against ancestors
August 18, 2002
Several thousand supporters of reparations for slavery gathered Saturday in front of the Capitol and demanded a national dialogue on how to repay the descendants of slaves for their centuries of free labor.
Early teal season will run seven days shorter than ‘01
August 18, 2002
Early teal season in Kansas will be seven days shorter than last year. The season will run Sept. 21-29 in the Low Plains Duck Zone and from Sept. 21-28 in the High Plains Zone. The dividing line is U.S. Highway 283.
WNBA Playoffs: Sparks advance to Western finals
August 18, 2002
The Los Angeles Sparks disposed of the pesky Seattle Storm and advanced to the Western Conference finals for the fourth consecutive year. Lisa Leslie scored 23 points as the Sparks won 69-59 Saturday to sweep the first-round playoff series in two games.
Is it the right time to refinance your mortgage? Probably
August 18, 2002
To refi or not to refi … For millions of homeowners, that’s the question as mortgage rates spiral downward this summer.
Greenlaw chronicles lobsters
Author reflects on islanders defending their turf
August 18, 2002
Linda Greenlaw was one of the North Atlantic’s best swordfish boat captains when she quit in 1996, moving to a small Maine island to hunt lobsters. It was an abrupt lifestyle change for the woman who became famous as the skipper of the Hannah Boden in the high-seas thriller, “The Perfect Storm.”
Republican bucks Hawaiian tradition
August 18, 2002
In 1959, the Dow reached 679, Fidel Castro captured Havana, Marshall Matt Dillon was in Dodge City on television’s “Gunsmoke,” and Hawaii, then in just its first year of statehood, did something it has not done since: it elected a Republican governor.
Pair suspected of murdering missing British 10-year-olds
August 18, 2002
A drama that has gripped Britain took a chilling turn Saturday, as police arrested two people, reportedly school employees, on suspicion of murdering a pair of 10-year-old girls who vanished from a rural village.
Fiddle dee dee
Canadian musician pumps life into Celtic tunes
August 18, 2002
Celtic fiddler Natalie MacMaster was in Toronto on Aug. 8 but only for a few hours. After a brief stopover, she and her musical entourage were heading back to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where the Grammy Award-nominee lives.
National League Roundup: Durazo’s slam lifts Diamondbacks
Cubs’ fans chant ‘Go on strike’ in ninth inning of 6-2 setback
August 18, 2002
Seeing Erubiel Durazo break a tie with a grand slam in the ninth inning was bad enough for the fans at Wrigley Field. But watching the Cubs run themselves out of a rally in the bottom of the inning was too much.
American League Roundup: Soriano joins elite club
Williams’ hit streak ends at 11 straight at-bats
August 18, 2002
Alfonso Soriano got his mark, Bernie Williams just missed. Soriano homered to become the only second baseman to post a 30-30 season and Williams’ streak ended at 11 straight hits one short of the record as the New York Yankees beat Seattle, 8-3, Saturday.
NCAA on trail of Tarkanian
Fresno State under investigation
August 18, 2002
Jerry Tarkanian always was a second-chance guy. Sometimes, a third- and fourth-chance guy. Now, the NCAA has one more chance to resume a decades-long sparring session with a favorite old adversary.
Miami ready to begin title defense
Oklahoma, Texas among top challengers
August 18, 2002
Larry Coker calls No. 1 Miami’s schedule daunting, yet he absolutely believes his defending national champions are poised for another perfect season.
Corrections
August 18, 2002
The Journal-World’s policy is to correct all significant errors that are brought to the editors’ attention. If you believe we have made such an error, call (785) 832-7154, or e-mail news@ljworld.com.
s energy, positive outlook
August 18, 2002
Former Free State and Lawrence high school teacher Kelly Petry knew what she wanted, and she almost always got it.
Group aims to give residents bigger voice in city politics
August 18, 2002
Regular people in Lawrence don’t seem to have much influence at City Hall, according to officials of a new political action committee  especially when compared with the “growth machine” of builders, real estate agents and developers.
Residents tune in to joys of amateur radio hobby
August 18, 2002
Shortly after setting up his ham radio Saturday morning at the Lawrence Public Library, Matt May and a few of his cohorts in the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club listened in on a conversation between a young man staying at his father’s cabin in Arizona and a man in Zimbabwe.
Kansas University Honor Roll
August 18, 2002
Kansas University has announced the names of area students who made the honor roll during the 2002 spring semester. They are:
Local support
August 18, 2002
The idea of using local property taxes to supplement state university funding raises many questions.
s Hahn pumped about future
August 18, 2002
Ask Peter Hahn how he spent his summer vacation and he’ll tick off number after number after number. Hahn is the incumbent quarterback on the Haskell Indian Nations University football team and he is fit as a fiddle and ready for action.
Briefly
August 18, 2002
Missouri: Stick-on protest targets state quarter design Oklahoma: Seminoles to ignore casino-shutdown order Washington, D.C.: Democrat highlights Medicare inequities Florida: Carrier returns to U.S. from war on terror Los Angeles: California hit with suit for ignoring regulator New York: Buyers back out on bid for mob house Washington: Some fire evacuees return to their homes
Briefly
August 18, 2002
Virginia: UNC awaits ruling on Quran discussions New York: Human bone found near twin towers site Washington: Evacuation plan targets federal workers
Arts notes
August 18, 2002
Caribbean cruise books Lawrence musician Peter Max to appear at gallery receptions
s heritage
August 18, 2002
“Gun one, ready … fire!” Children’s hands jump to cover their ears as a cannon blasts out a gigantic “boom.” An infant bursts into tears. Adults wince.
Students soon may have fewer class options
August 18, 2002
Students won’t be the only people studying English teacher Sam Rabiola’s course in comparative mythology this year. School district officials will be taking a hard look, too.
without campaigning
August 18, 2002
Iris M. Van Meter, a grandmother from southeast Kansas, had no experience running for public office. And with almost no campaigning or public comment, she defeated the incumbent State Board of Education member she challenged in the Aug. 6 primary.
Penn House to close for building renovations
August 18, 2002
A local charity will temporarily close later this week for building improvements. Penn House, 1035 Pa., will close its doors from Friday to Sept. 9 while work is completed inside the building.
Local briefs
August 18, 2002
County commission to reconvene Monday Weather: County’s burn ban lifted Crime: Authorities identify body as Gardner resident
Pump Patrol seeks deals
August 18, 2002
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.36 at Sam’s Food Mart, 1910 Haskell Ave.
Briefcase
August 18, 2002
Savings: U.S. citizens unsure about retirement plans Employment: Economy hasn’t changed companies’ hiring plans Motley Fool: Name that company
Ranchers hope to ward off virus
August 18, 2002
As Denny Hassett sees it, it just makes sense to spend a few dollars to vaccinate horses against the West Nile virus. It sure beats the alternative possible sickness or death of a valuable animal.
Elbe River crests at Dresden; worries float downstream
August 18, 2002
The muddy waters of the Elbe River reached their peak then eased back Saturday, raising hope that the city’s restored historic buildings might be spared more damage from the disastrous flooding that has swept much of Europe.
Income growth less than stellar
August 18, 2002
When it comes to growth rankings, Douglas County has become accustomed to being above average. During the ‘90s, according to census data, Douglas County’s 22.2 percent growth rate ranked third in the state.
Dead couple’s heirs settle with ONEOK
August 18, 2002
ONEOK will pay an undisclosed sum to settle a lawsuit arising from last year’s deadly natural gas explosions in Hutchinson.
Stealth advertising an insidious weapon
August 18, 2002
So I was sitting at my desk, which I bought from my local furniture store, utilizing their 90-days-same-as-cash financing. I was reading The New York Times, which, for a limited time, you can have delivered to your doorstep every morning for 50 percent off.
A sandwich that’s worth fighting for
August 18, 2002
A sandwich that’s worth fighting forThe U.S. Army is developing a new Combat Sandwich. Really. Army food technicians say this sandwich can remain edible, without refrigeration, for three years.
Weather scares PGA into shortening 16th
August 18, 2002
The signature hole at Hazeltine National lost some of its identity for the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday.
Mum’s word for most grouse hunters
August 18, 2002
I know the greatest spot in Colorado for finding blue grouse. It’s not too far from timberline, but still among the trees. Deep, but not too deep, in a fragrant stand of tall timber.
NFL Exhibition Roundup: Giant blunders ignite Falcons
August 18, 2002
It’s only the preseason, but New York Giants coach Jim Fassel is vowing to make changes. Fassel was downright disgusted after the Giants turned the ball over six times, had a punt blocked, missed a chip-shot field goal and jumped offsides four times in a 36-24 loss to Atlanta on Saturday.
Ex-husband off base for trying to welsh on cost-of-living raise
August 18, 2002
My husband and I signed a property settlement and support agreement six years ago that was then made into a court order.
Don’t talk politics if you can’t avoid an argument
August 18, 2002
C-SPAN official to open Dole Lecture Series
August 18, 2002
Brian Lamb, C-SPAN chair and chief executive officer, will be the inaugural speaker of the Dole Forum Lecture Series this fall at Kansas University.
Women surfers make waves in Hollywood
August 18, 2002
A new breed of gritty women surfers in the film “Blue Crush” could make the clean-cut sun bunnies of 1960s surf movies hide under their beach blankets.
My Big Fat Greek Wedding’ parties all summer at box office
August 18, 2002
In a summer of huge movies that last just a few weeks in theaters and are lucky to break even, one little film won’t quit.
Lost ancient play makes modern debut in Greece
August 18, 2002
As plays go, it took a long time for “Hypsipyle” to make the modern stage some 2,000 years.
Regular exam can protect our pets
August 18, 2002
Routine health maintenance examinations are a very important part of preserving our pets’ health. Dogs and cats live only one-fourth to one-sixth as long as humans, so changes in their health occur at a faster pace.
The legacy of the Mohawk builders
Exhibit at New York museum celebrates high-rise feats of tribal people
August 18, 2002
Collectibles don’t have to be costly
August 18, 2002
Collecting is for everyone. It doesn’t take a lot of money. In fact, many things that are collected are free but will someday have a monetary value.
Blast from past rouses city
Events commemorate Lawrence’s heritage
August 18, 2002
“Gun one, ready … fire!” Children’s hands jump to cover their ears as a cannon blasts out a gigantic “boom.” An infant bursts into tears. Adults wince.
Flowers, lush plants can add colorful curbside appeal
August 18, 2002
Like the postman’s creed, the well-planned mailbox garden endures rain, snow, sleet, hail and dark of night. Season after season, it delivers its cheerful message through flowering perennials, flowing vines and colorful annuals.
Canadian musician pumps life into Celtic tunes
August 18, 2002
Celtic fiddler Natalie MacMaster was in Toronto on Aug. 8 Â but only for a few hours. After a brief stopover, she and her musical entourage were heading back to Halifax, Nova Scotia, where the Grammy Award-nominee lives.
features talking animals and other quirky characters that teach a lesson
August 18, 2002
Steve Stone is thrilled to have found a job that allows him to be a kid again. He spends his workdays putting farkleberries and farm animals into motion. Stone, Lawrence, works as an animator for Good Friends Entertainment, a Kansas City, Kan., company that recently produced a computer-animated children’s series titled “Farkleberry Farm.”
Competition to be starting running back close between co-No. 1s Duncan, Clark
August 18, 2002
It has been six years since June Henley rushed for 1,349 yards and 17 touchdowns as a Kansas University senior. Though Henley  who was drafted in the fifth round by Kansas City in 1997  did not go on to NFL greatness, KU’s all-time leading rusher holds at least one distinction.
Raymond LeRoy Van Meter
August 18, 2002
Services for Raymond LeRoy Van Meter, 45, Eudora, will be at 1 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery, rural Lawrence. Mr. Van Meter died Friday, Aug. 16, 2002, at Lakeview Manor.
KUJH-TV prepares students for careers in broadcast news
August 18, 2002
A visitor to the studio of KUJH-TV, on the second floor of the Robert Dole Human Development Center at Kansas University, will see what looks like a real television studio.
Briefly
August 18, 2002
Washington: Guantanamo questioning yet to yield senior al-Qaida Virginia: Search ends in hunt for missing 9-year-old Washington: Spread of cruise missiles worries defense secretary Los Angeles: Twin in stable condition after followup surgery
Pest control can be baffling
August 18, 2002
Many gardeners have been battling a variety of pests this season  and even the best gardener can run into tough times once in a while.
Child movie stars hurry sequels because they know puberty looms
August 18, 2002
The makers of the “Spy Kids” and “Harry Potter” movies have found themselves in a race against puberty to put sequels into theaters while their young stars are still baby-faced.
Sex and the City’ producers respond to New York’s changed mood
August 18, 2002
It had already been a lousy day for “Sex and the City” columnist Carrie Bradshaw when she tried to get on the subway. The entrance was roped off another terrorist alert in an already skittish city had shut it down.
KU professor: Performance art has few restraints
August 18, 2002
Performance art goes beyond the paintbrush and easel to an art form that has no concrete definition. “It’s wide open and that’s the nature of performance art,” said Roger Shimomura, Kansas University distinguished professor of art.
Chiefs trounce Texans - Kansas City 19, Houston 9
Newest expansion team lives up to reputation
August 18, 2002
This is the way expansion teams are supposed to play. The Houston Texans, in their third game, were called for more than 100 yards in penalties Saturday night and had numerous dropped passes and missed assignments as the Kansas City Chiefs handed them a 19-9 exhibition loss.
Landscape of Kansas inspires many writers
August 18, 2002
The Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris, with spires, rosette stained glass and gargoyles, is one of the most colorful sites in the world. In addition to its Gothic beauty, every part of the building evokes a story.
Graves to hear arguments on Ohio Street houses
August 18, 2002
Clashing forces in the battle over houses in the 1300 block of Ohio Street are gearing up for their last chance to sway the governor to their side.
Income growth less than stellar
August 18, 2002
When it comes to growth rankings, Douglas County has become accustomed to being above average. During the ‘90s, according to census data, Douglas County’s 22.2 percent growth rate ranked third in the state.
Fussbuster’ tips can help get preschoolers fed and out the door
August 18, 2002
At the dawn of every new day, families start with a clean slate. Yesterday’s fights about wearing a coat to school and wanting ice cream for breakfast are forgotten and there is an opportunity to have a peaceful and smooth-running morning.
The Motley Fool
August 18, 2002
Name that company Empty seats Emerging or retreating? Cutting your losses Terminology 101
Grand hotels stage grand comeback
August 18, 2002
The hotel isn’t as formal as it once was there are no long gowns and tuxedos in sight. But the reopening of the Mountain View House this summer represented a 50 percent jump from two to three in an all-but-extinct species in New Hampshire, the grand hotel. Next year, a rebuilt Wentworth by the Sea in New Castle will make it four.
Be wary of believing Internet advice
August 18, 2002
My son is really into the Internet. He surfs all the time and shares more than anyone wants him to.
Eating must change as we age
August 18, 2002
Helen Rasmussen has been with the federal government’s Human Nutrition Research Center on Aging since it began in 1982.
Quiet Pentagon board behind push to oust Saddam
August 18, 2002
A once-obscure Pentagon board is playing an influential, little-noticed role in pushing the Bush administration toward an invasion of Iraq, generating support for military action as members seek to transform a controversial idea into a central pillar of U.S. foreign policy.
Clifford E. Gottstein
August 18, 2002
Shaping a musical tradition
Singers to appear at state fiddling championships
August 18, 2002
A culmination of sounds produced by stringed instruments and voices will exude from downtown Lawrence during the 22nd Annual Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships.
Peanuts’ lovers cluster at Schulz museum
August 18, 2002
It’s missing the shag carpet and classical columns, but to “Peanuts” fans, the new Charles M. Schulz museum has all the lure of Elvis’ Graceland.
This Child is loving life at 90
Age hasn’t withered ‘America’s French Chef’ Julia Child
August 18, 2002
The secret to a robust life? “Eat well and drink well,” says Julia Child, “everything in moderation and never snack.”
Homers push Kansas City past Tampa - Royals 7, Devil Rays 3
Mayne gains tie in ninth, Sweeney wins it in 12th
August 18, 2002
The Kansas City Royals got late heroics again. Brent Mayne hit a tying home run with two outs in the ninth inning, and Mike Sweeney hit a three-run shot in the 12th to help the Royals topple Tampa Bay, 7-3, Saturday night.
Leonard blows past field
Texan leads by three following wind-whipped third round
August 18, 2002
Justin Leonard has built a reputation of gritty comebacks in major tournaments under the toughest conditions. A five-stroke rally on the final day won him the ‘97 British Open at Royal Troon.
Backfield battle rages on
Competition to be starting running back close between co-No. 1s Duncan, Clark
August 18, 2002
It has been six years since June Henley rushed for 1,349 yards and 17 touchdowns as a Kansas University senior. Though Henley who was drafted in the fifth round by Kansas City in 1997 did not go on to NFL greatness, KU’s all-time leading rusher holds at least one distinction.
Kelly Rae Petry
August 18, 2002
Services for Kelly Rae Petry, 31, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Petry died Saturday, Aug. 17, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital after a long battle with cancer. She was a former teacher at both Free State and Lawrence high schools.
Arts notes
August 18, 2002
Civil War garments to be shown at Watkins Deadline for City Scene entries is nearing State fair offers mix of music, tractors, races New executive director named at TPAC
People
August 18, 2002
Anna Nicole ‘urns’ criticism ‘Danke Schoen’ to Ohio town ‘Stars, Stripes and Skates’ Connery a witness to disaster
On the record
August 18, 2002
C-SPAN official to open Dole Lecture Series
August 18, 2002
Brian Lamb, C-SPAN chair and chief executive officer, will be the inaugural speaker of the Dole Forum Lecture Series this fall at Kansas University.
Briefly
August 18, 2002
Jerusalem: Plan to expel Arafat infuriates Palestinians Cuba: Pakistan wants U.S. to release countrymen Paris: Doubts about Napoleon spur call for DNA test United Nations: U.N. inspector unsure about Iraq’s weapons Indonesia: Independence Day blasts injure 15 people
Bookstore
August 18, 2002
LaFrentz to suit up for World tourney
Former Jayhawk to play in championships despite Cuban’s insurance issues
August 18, 2002
Comfortable with his insurance coverage, Mavericks center Raef LaFrentz arrived in San Francisco on Friday to begin practice with the United States team for the upcoming World Championships.
Mailbox gardening
Flowers, lush plants can add colorful curbside appeal
August 18, 2002
Like the postman’s creed, the well-planned mailbox garden endures rain, snow, sleet, hail and dark of night. Season after season, it delivers its cheerful message through flowering perennials, flowing vines and colorful annuals.
Business briefs
August 18, 2002
Professor challenges minorities through speech classes
August 18, 2002
For more than 50 years, Thomas Freeman has taught the power of the spoken word, and at 82, the Texas Southern University professor is still shaping the oratorical skills of his students.
Fashion briefs
August 18, 2002
Wake up, and apply the caffeine on your face Sunglasses take on new look in the fall Scarfs, purple makeup make fall fashion list Eye makeup touchups require a little time Toddler fashions take on trendy slant Suspenders get a nod
Lingerie gets girly for fall, spring
August 18, 2002
Since vintage clothes and even 1980s styles are finding their way back onto the cultural radar, it should come as no surprise that new lingerie also has been inspired by things past.
Residents tune in to joys of amateur radio hobby
August 18, 2002
Shortly after setting up his ham radio Saturday morning at the Lawrence Public Library, Matt May and a few of his cohorts in the Douglas County Amateur Radio Club listened in on a conversation between a young man staying at his father’s cabin in Arizona and a man in Zimbabwe.
Lawrence resident puts imagination in motion
Farkleberry Farm’ features talking animals and other quirky characters that teach a lesson
August 18, 2002
Steve Stone is thrilled to have found a job that allows him to be a kid again. He spends his workdays putting farkleberries and farm animals into motion. Stone, Lawrence, works as an animator for Good Friends Entertainment, a Kansas City, Kan., company that recently produced a computer-animated children’s series titled “Farkleberry Farm.”
District may cut course offerings
Students soon may have fewer class options
August 18, 2002
Students won’t be the only people studying English teacher Sam Rabiola’s course in comparative mythology this year. School district officials will be taking a hard look, too.
Horoscopes
August 18, 2002
Singers to appear at state fiddling championships
August 18, 2002
A culmination of sounds produced by stringed instruments and voices will exude from downtown Lawrence during the 22nd Annual Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships.
Local support
August 18, 2002
The idea of using local property taxes to supplement state university funding raises many questions.
Add interest by combining painting techniques
August 18, 2002
You know the old saying, “If one is good, two must be great!” Well, that’s certainly not true with everything in life, but it can be true if you’re talking about painting techniques.
Families find balance in the quest for perfectionism
August 18, 2002
Karen Kasdin says she was obsessed. When her oldest son, Dan, was on the verge of finishing high school, she wanted to make sure that he had the best chance of getting into a good school.
Kansas University Honor Roll
August 18, 2002
Kansas University has announced the names of area students who made the honor roll during the 2002 spring semester. They are: