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December 14, 2002
Supt. Randy Weseman said Friday the Lawrence school district would begin work on the 2003-2004 budget under the assumption expenses will have to be cut another $1.5 million.
95 bombing
December 14, 2002
Gary Davis remembers walking through the smoke toward the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, smelling burning rubber from flaming vehicles and seeing blood-drenched victims running from the scene.
Scott J. Parrett Sr.
December 14, 2002
Services for Scott J. Parrett Sr., 85, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Penwell-Gabel Highland Chapel in Topeka. Burial will be in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Parrett died Friday, Dec. 13, 2002, at his home.
balancing act: money and ministry
December 14, 2002
When the Rev. Reginald Bachus brings up the topic of money in a sermon - and the important role it plays in sustaining a community of faith - you can hear a pin drop. “There’s a lot of response to the messages (from the pulpit) and the songs. But this is one of the quietest times in our service,” said Bachus, pastor of First Regular Missionary Baptist Church, 1646 Vt.
Jayhawks set to square off against Creighton today
December 14, 2002
Allen Fieldhouse should look good to Kansas UniversityâÂÂs âÂÂnew-lookâ womenâÂÂs basketball team today. The freshman- and sophomore-laden Jayhawks, coming off their most embarrassing loss of the season, will try to bounce back against Creighton.
Seabury boys win thriller, 47-46
December 14, 2002
Kickapoo NationâÂÂs desperation three-point attempt seemed to hang in the air forever. âÂÂI saw the whole game flash in front of me while that ball was in the air,â SeaburyâÂÂs Aaron Landis said. Ã¢ÂÂWow.âÂÂ
Kelley Hunt, Fabulous Flippers to provide music
December 14, 2002
Gov.-elect Kathleen Sebelius’ office said Friday it had no idea how much would be spent on inaugural events, but the centerpiece gala will have a distinctly Lawrence sound featuring rhythm-and-blues singer Kelley Hunt and a blast from the past - The Fabulous Flippers.
Priest from independent, Catholic movement reaches out
December 14, 2002
Father Joseph Tung Dang knew he wanted to become a priest from the time he was a child growing up as a Roman Catholic in Saigon, Vietnam.
Baseball briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Indians sign Garcia ¢ Rockies sign pair ¢ Reds sign No. 2 pick ¢ Sheets sent to Japan ¢ Wolf stays with Phillies ¢ Wolf stays with Phillies ¢ Mets sign McEwing ¢ Seattle hires Johnson ¢ Rijo wins award
On the record
December 14, 2002
People
December 14, 2002
¢ Roth takes ex-buddies to court ¢ Smith I.D. thief gets 37 months ¢ Few takers for Eminem’s old home ¢ Assignment awaits wall artist
Scouting News
December 14, 2002
NBA scouts raving about James
December 14, 2002
There were at least a dozen NBA scouts watching St. Vincent-St. Mary’s stunning 65-45 victory against Oak Hill on Thursday night at Cleveland State. They loved what they saw, and not just LeBron James.
Retailers hoping for late spending spree
December 14, 2002
With 11 days until Christmas, the holiday season is again turning out to be a nail biter. After a better-than-expected buying spree over the Thanksgiving weekend, sales dropped off more than expected the next week. Then, this past week, they showed only a little improvement, according to analysts.
Poor shooting dooms Lions
Lee’s Summit North shuts down LHS in win
December 14, 2002
As one missed shot turned into several, Lawrence High’s boys basketball coach Chris Davis kept waiting for his team to catch a break.
Banks has ‘no clue’ who’ll win
Iowa QB among many unsure about close race
December 14, 2002
Iowa quarterback Brad Banks used to strike the Heisman pose with friends while growing up in Florida.
Religion briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Calvary Temple Assembly of God ¢ Centenary United Methodist ¢ Centenary United Methodist ¢ Community Bible Church ¢ Corpus Christi Catholic Church ¢ First United Methodist ¢ Good Shepherd Lutheran ¢ Lawrence Heights Christian ¢ Lawrence 1st Ward ¢ Plymouth Congregational ¢ St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church ¢ St. Margaret’s Episcopal ¢ Trinity Episcopal ¢ Unity Church of Lawrence ¢ Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence ¢ Vinland United Methodist ¢ West Side Presbyterian
Priest from independent, Catholic movement reaches out
December 14, 2002
Father Joseph Tung Dang knew he wanted to become a priest from the time he was a child growing up as a Roman Catholic in Saigon, Vietnam.
For the good of Republican Party, Lott should step down
December 14, 2002
About everyone has said or written something that, upon reflection, they wish they could take back or alter. Perhaps they said something at a very emotional or stressful time or wrote something, maybe a letter, that would have been far better off buried in a desk drawer than being put in a mailbox.
Vaccine company to employ 180 by mid-2003
December 14, 2002
What started as a small livestock farm near DeSoto has turned into a 300-acre, $35 million research and production facility for the worldâÂÂs largest animal vaccine producer. Intervet Inc. has plans to employ 180 people at its new DeSoto facility by mid-2003, Steven Ellsworth, the companyâÂÂs vice president of technical affairs, said Friday.
Capt. Kirk key for Jayhawks
December 14, 2002
Wayne SimienâÂÂs tendinitis problem wonâÂÂt go away but barring complications, the powerful Kansas sophomore basketeerâÂÂs contributions will continue to be impressive.
Junction City capitalizes on inexperience of youthful Free State in 63-49 victory
December 14, 2002
Free State High girls basketball coach Bryan Duncan knew it was only a matter of time before his teamâÂÂs inexperience showed.
FSHS earns spot in finale with 50-29 victory
December 14, 2002
For the Free State High boys basketball team, the second time around was twice as nice. Facing Topeka Washburn Rural for the second time this season, the Firebirds overcame an off night offensively and cruised to a 50-29 semifinal victory over the Junior Blues on Friday at White Auditorium.
Suspect in double slaying ordered to stand trial
December 14, 2002
Douglas County District Judge Michael Malone on Friday ordered Damien C. Lewis to stand trial in the July 10 shooting deaths of an elderly Lawrence couple.
Briefly
December 14, 2002
¢ Argentina: Same-sex unions gain new rights ¢ Nicaragua: Former president says charges are political ¢ Denmark: Carter mediation unlikely in Mideast ¢ Ivory Coast: More troops to assist in cease-fire process
Briefly
December 14, 2002
¢ Yugoslavia: Dozen of people injured in explosion in Kosovo ¢ Atlanta: Bill would require trial before abortion - and death warrant ¢ California: 3 plead innocent in death of cross-dressing teen
Anniversary
December 14, 2002
DeSoto lands $35 million manufacturer
Vaccine company to employ 180 by mid-2003
December 14, 2002
What started as a small livestock farm near DeSoto has turned into a 300-acre, $35 million research and production facility for the world’s largest animal vaccine producer. Intervet Inc. has plans to employ 180 people at its new DeSoto facility by mid-2003, Steven Ellsworth, the company’s vice president of technical affairs, said Friday.
Graham’s son making name for himself
December 14, 2002
He’s no Billy Graham - and Franklin Graham, son of the world’s most famous evangelist, says that doesn’t bother him a bit.
Bush urges anti-abortion view in international pact
December 14, 2002
The Bush administration is pressing its opposition to abortion rights overseas by trying to strip references to reproductive health care from a 1994 international population-control agreement, according to activists on both sides of the issue.
Court bars N.Y. transit strike
December 14, 2002
A judge on Friday barred city transit workers from carrying out a threatened strike that would paralyze the city’s mass-transit system and strand 7 million daily riders.
Churches’ balancing act: money and ministry
December 14, 2002
When the Rev. Reginald Bachus brings up the topic of money in a sermon - and the important role it plays in sustaining a community of faith - you can hear a pin drop. “There’s a lot of response to the messages (from the pulpit) and the songs. But this is one of the quietest times in our service,” said Bachus, pastor of First Regular Missionary Baptist Church, 1646 Vt.
3 ‘Axis of Evil’ nations may pose nuclear threat
December 14, 2002
The countries dubbed an Axis of Evil by President Bush may be going nuclear, U.S. officials fear.
s Summit North shuts down LHS in win
December 14, 2002
As one missed shot turned into several, Lawrence HighâÂÂs boys basketball coach Chris Davis kept waiting for his team to catch a break.
Ottawa thwarts Nebraska power in 2OT
December 14, 2002
Lee Baldwin and Ross Thompson each scored 20 points, helping Ottawa High (3-1) collect a 75-73 double-overtime victory against McCook, Neb., on Friday at the Goodland Tournament.
Briefly
December 14, 2002
¢ Alabama: Two pilots killed in helicopter crash ¢ Missouri: State seeks to remove prosecutor in sex case ¢ Illinois: Health officials unsure what sickened students ¢ Florida: Coma victim’s tube cannot be removed
Military news
December 14, 2002
K-State must focus on Holiday Bowl
December 14, 2002
The Holiday Bowl wasn’t exactly the first choice on Kansas State’s holiday wish list. But the Wildcats admit they can’t think about those and other distractions if they want to accomplish the rest of their goals.
City of Lights seeks gay tourists
December 14, 2002
Paris tourism officials want to give new meaning to the term “Gay Paree.” The French capital has always wooed visitors with its reputation for fine dining and high fashion and Paris continually cashes in on its mystique as the city of romance.
ESPN ‘dictator’ flick trend continues
Berenger easier to believe as Bryant in ‘The Junction Boys’ than Dennehy was as Knight in ‘Season’
December 14, 2002
A trend has been detected in ESPN’s folly into cinema. The network apparently likes to make movies about legendary college coaches/dictators who use highly abusive and controversial methods of motivation.
Lockout causes delay for weapons inspectors
U.S. says Iraq’s report fails to explain essentials
December 14, 2002
U.N. teams were held up for two hours on Friday at a newly declared site - an infectious diseases center - forcing inspectors to use their hot line to higher Iraqi authorities for the first time since returning to the country last month.
Briefly
December 14, 2002
¢ Seattle: Sniper suspect’s mother deported to Jamaica ¢ New Jersey: Deportation deadline near for 5 countries ¢ Phoenix: Arizona firefighter claims incompetence
s Moe
December 14, 2002
Doug Moe happens to be one of the most colorful, most quotable figures in NBA history. He also happens to be a pal of Kansas University menâÂÂs basketball coach Roy Williams and the father of Emporia State coach David Moe, who brings his second ESU team to Allen Fieldhouse tonight.
Dozens at vigil decry beating
December 14, 2002
Richard Garcia sat outside the Replay Lounge with a candle, trying to find something - anything - positive in the beating of a gay man there one week earlier. “It saddened my heart that it would happen in Lawrence, Kansas,” he said. “I think it’s outstanding the outpouring of support something like this can bring about.”
Deadly charity
December 14, 2002
Just how seriously does Saudi Arabia monitor where its âÂÂcharitableâ contributions wind up?
Area briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Town house fire causes $90,000 in damage ¢ Two caught during burglary at junior high ¢ Officials suspend three junior high students ¢ Two face charges after chase in county
Weddings
December 14, 2002
Horoscopes
December 14, 2002
Society Calendar
December 14, 2002
Suspect in double slaying ordered to stand trial
December 14, 2002
Douglas County District Judge Michael Malone on Friday ordered Damien C. Lewis to stand trial in the July 10 shooting deaths of an elderly Lawrence couple.
Cookie exchange can sweeten holidays
December 14, 2002
The party invitation was not like any she’d received before. It was all there in red and green: the time, date, place - and price of admission.
t lost faith in any of his reserves
December 14, 2002
Michael Lee and Jeff Graves have been logging the most minutes of any of Kansas UniversityâÂÂs bench players of late.
Marjorie Bellinger
December 14, 2002
Services for Marjorie Bellinger, 83, Wamego, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Mount Calvary Lutheran Church in Wamego. Burial will be in Wamego City Cemetery. Mrs. Bellinger died Thursday, Dec. 12, 2002, at Valley Vista Good Samaritan Center in Wamego.
NBA briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Nowitzki, Griffin game-time decisions ¢ Pacers hire Buckner as team consultant ¢ Clippers add Olowokandi, shelve injured Parks
Inaugural schedule
December 14, 2002
Here’s a look at events planned to mark the inauguration of Gov.-elect Kathleen Sebelius.
Cheney counselor leaving White House
December 14, 2002
Mary Matalin, who was brought into the White House to provide inside-Washington savvy, announced Friday that she would leave as counselor to Vice President Dick Cheney but would continue as a consultant.
State briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Kansas City, Mo.: Highway signs misspell former mayor’s name ¢ Kansas City, Kan.: Separate trials ordered in capital murder case ¢ Emporia: Police suspect deaths were murder-suicide
Suggestions for a successful swap of homemade treats
December 14, 2002
Cookie exchanges take almost as many forms as there are sugar cookie recipes. Nevertheless, if you’re considering holding a swap, here are some tips to get you started:
4-H news
December 14, 2002
Engagements
December 14, 2002
Club news
December 14, 2002
Investor consortium buys Burger King
December 14, 2002
Diageo PLC, the largest liquor company, has finalized the $1.5 billion sale of Burger King to an equity sponsor group, it announced Friday.
Briefcase
December 14, 2002
¢ Chemical Industry: Dow replaces CEO ¢ New York: H&R Block settles suit ¢ Economy: Wholesale prices fall ¢ Wall Street: Coke to end forecasts
Westar: Reorganization might violate debt agreements
December 14, 2002
Westar Energy Inc. warned state regulators Friday an order requiring the company to reorganize could force it to violate agreements concerning its more than $3 billion in debt.
Daily ticker
December 14, 2002
Riley turns ‘Bama down
AD denied prospective coach more time to decide
December 14, 2002
Alabama’s search for a football coach took another frustrating turn Friday when New Orleans Saints assistant coach Mike Riley rejected the job after.
Cyclones survive Hawkeyes
December 14, 2002
Jackson Vroman, playing the final 13:51 with four fouls, converted a three-point play with 19.8 seconds left to break the final tie as Iowa State beat Iowa, 73-69, Friday night.
Randle El feeling NFL rookie grind
December 14, 2002
It sneaks up on many NFL rookies about this time every season. The sport that always was a joy suddenly turns into a 9-to-5 job.
Ferguson flourishing
Green Bay receiver finally has Favre’s approval
December 14, 2002
Robert Ferguson laughs at all the talk about him being a changed man in his second NFL season after a disappointing rookie year.
Millions in China watching Yao
Even morning telecasts of Rockets’ games have huge drawing power
December 14, 2002
On an average weeknight last month, a National Basketball Association game between two strong teams drew a television audience of about 1.1 million households in the United States.
Shaq won’t elaborate
O’Neal falls silent after criticizing Laker teammates
December 14, 2002
Whatever is swirling in Shaquille O’Neal’s head lately about his teammates letting him down, no one really seems to understand or agree with him.
Local briefs
December 14, 2002
¢ Former priest pleads to child molestation ¢ Homeless: Salvation Army needs volunteers for shelter ¢ Telemarketing: Deadline approaching for second no-call list
NBA Roundup: Sixers drop fourth straight
Marbury propels Phoenix past Philly, 99-91
December 14, 2002
Stephon Marbury got it done on both ends of the court. Marbury had 28 points and 10 assists and guarded Philadelphia’s Allen Iverson for most of the game, holding him to 7-of-24 shooting as the Phoenix Suns handed the 76ers their fourth straight loss, 99-91 Friday night.
Lots of talk, little action on first day of meetings
December 14, 2002
The only swapping taking place on the opening day of baseball’s winter meetings was of stories about inactivity.
For the good of Republican Party, Lott should step down
December 14, 2002
About everyone has said or written something that, upon reflection, they wish they could take back or alter. Perhaps they said something at a very emotional or stressful time or wrote something, maybe a letter, that would have been far better off buried in a desk drawer than being put in a mailbox.
Exhibit pays homage to Clemente
December 14, 2002
Thirty years after his death, Roberto Clemente is remembered by nearly everyone on this Caribbean island. Now fans have another chance to examine his life and Hall of Fame career.
Veterans of terror share advice
Emergency workers from K.C. area learn lessons from ‘95 bombing
December 14, 2002
Gary Davis remembers walking through the smoke toward the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, smelling burning rubber from flaming vehicles and seeing blood-drenched victims running from the scene.
Ottawa thwarts Nebraska power in 2OT
December 14, 2002
Lee Baldwin and Ross Thompson each scored 20 points, helping Ottawa High (3-1) collect a 75-73 double-overtime victory against McCook, Neb., on Friday at the Goodland Tournament.
School district layoffs likely
Lawrence superintendent expects predicted cuts of $1.5 million to ‘cause a lot of angst’
December 14, 2002
Supt. Randy Weseman said Friday the Lawrence school district would begin work on the 2003-2004 budget under the assumption expenses will have to be cut another $1.5 million.
Firebird mistakes cause meltdown
Junction City capitalizes on inexperience of youthful Free State in 63-49 victory
December 14, 2002
Free State High girls basketball coach Bryan Duncan knew it was only a matter of time before his team’s inexperience showed.
Graves unconcerned with legacy
December 14, 2002
Bill Graves doesn’t think his eight years as governor will be remembered much in the future. Perhaps some Kansans will recall the $13.5 billion, 10-year transportation plan enacted in 1999, he says.
Williams believes in bench
KU coach hasn’t lost faith in any of his reserves
December 14, 2002
Michael Lee and Jeff Graves have been logging the most minutes of any of Kansas University’s bench players of late.
Law’s resignation won’t stop Catholic Church scandal
December 14, 2002
Cardinal Bernard Law’s resignation as archbishop Friday may help ease the sex abuse crisis he mismanaged in Boston, but it will have less of an impact nationwide as dioceses face scandals of their own making, analysts say.
Sebelius inaugural gala features Lawrence beat
Kelley Hunt, Fabulous Flippers to provide music
December 14, 2002
Gov.-elect Kathleen Sebelius’ office said Friday it had no idea how much would be spent on inaugural events, but the centerpiece gala will have a distinctly Lawrence sound featuring rhythm-and-blues singer Kelley Hunt and a blast from the past - The Fabulous Flippers.
Capt. Kirk key for Jayhawks
December 14, 2002
Wayne Simien’s tendinitis problem won’t go away but barring complications, the powerful Kansas sophomore basketeer’s contributions will continue to be impressive.
Seabury boys win thriller, 47-46; girls cruise
December 14, 2002
Kickapoo Nation’s desperation three-point attempt seemed to hang in the air forever. “I saw the whole game flash in front of me while that ball was in the air,” Seabury’s Aaron Landis said. “Wow.”
Kissinger resigns Sept. 11 position
Departure made to avoid business client conflicts
December 14, 2002
Former Secretary of State Henry Kissinger abruptly resigned Friday as head of a new commission investigating the Sept. 11 terror attacks, complaining in a bitter letter to President Bush that concerns about conflicts of interest could “significantly” delay the panel’s work.
Firebirds roll into title game
FSHS earns spot in finale with 50-29 victory
December 14, 2002
For the Free State High boys basketball team, the second time around was twice as nice. Facing Topeka Washburn Rural for the second time this season, the Firebirds overcame an off night offensively and cruised to a 50-29 semifinal victory over the Junior Blues on Friday at White Auditorium.
Dozens at vigil decry beating
December 14, 2002
Richard Garcia sat outside the Replay Lounge with a candle, trying to find something - anything - positive in the beating of a gay man there one week earlier. “It saddened my heart that it would happen in Lawrence, Kansas,” he said. “I think it’s outstanding the outpouring of support something like this can bring about.”
KU trying to rebound
Jayhawks set to square off against Creighton today
December 14, 2002
Allen Fieldhouse should look good to Kansas University’s “new-look” women’s basketball team today. The freshman- and sophomore-laden Jayhawks, coming off their most embarrassing loss of the season, will try to bounce back against Creighton.
Williams has history with Emporia State’s Moe
December 14, 2002
Doug Moe happens to be one of the most colorful, most quotable figures in NBA history. He also happens to be a pal of Kansas University men’s basketball coach Roy Williams and the father of Emporia State coach David Moe, who brings his second ESU team to Allen Fieldhouse tonight.
Venezuelan crisis intensifies
December 14, 2002
A high court in Venezuela ordered the government of Hugo Chavez on Friday to turn police stations, guns, radios and motorcycles over to Caracas’ opposition mayor, a major victory for anti-Chavez forces on the 12th day of a devastating strike.
Finnish TV finished with porn
December 14, 2002
Cable television stations in Finland are dropping late-night pornography from their programming in response to political pressure and a lack of interest by advertisers.
Rare Truman notebook fails to meet auction bid
December 14, 2002
Officials at the Harry S. Truman Presidential Museum and Library say they would love to offer a home for a notebook the late president used during his law school days.
Wolf Creek gives peek at beefed-up security
December 14, 2002
Increased security at the Wolf Creek nuclear power plant since last year’s Sept. 11 terrorist attacks on the United States has cost about $2 million.
Advocating condom usage can be dangerous
December 14, 2002
If you were a parent and knew that your son or daughter was thinking about engaging in sexual intercourse, wouldn’t you talk to them about condom usage? If our kids are going to have sex anyway, shouldn’t we make sure they are properly protected?
Garden City mayor gets apology from election winner
December 14, 2002
An incoming member of the Kansas State Board of Education has apologized for calling the mayor of a city in her district “an admitted past illegal immigrant.”
Spirituality
December 14, 2002
¢ Nativity scene goes on wheels to skirt ban ¢ Baptist church stages Texas-sized pageant
Democrats need to quit whining
December 14, 2002
Maybe victory in the Louisiana Senate race Saturday will help Democrats pull themselves together. I hope so, because the whining of party leaders since last month, when Democrats lost control of the Senate, bodes ill for the country.
Cell-phone monthly bills to rise next spring
December 14, 2002
Cell-phone subscribers will see their monthly bills go up next spring because of changes in how the government charges phone companies to underwrite services for rural areas and the poor.
Lott’s remarks further reflect insensitivity of Republican Party
December 14, 2002
I’d be happy to give Trent Lott the benefit of the doubt. Unfortunately, there isn’t any. As you’ve doubtless heard by now, the presumptive Senate majority leader stuck his foot in it last week at a party for Sen. Strom Thurmond’s 100th birthday. Referring to Thurmond’s 1948 bid for the presidency, the Mississippi senator declared:
Weapons whitewash seals Saddam’s fate
December 14, 2002
O mighty munificent Saladin of our age: Gonna miss you, Saddam. You’ve been horrible to everybody else but good to me - in your own evil fashion. (Sorry if the formal greeting is dated. I recall you demanded something like that from Iraqis back in the days when we met.)
Deadly charity
December 14, 2002
Just how seriously does Saudi Arabia monitor where its “charitable” contributions wind up?
Kindergartners increasingly suspended for behavior
December 14, 2002
One hit a pregnant teacher, another exposed himself and another stabbed a classmate with a pencil. They’ve all been suspended from school this year. And they’re all kindergartners.
Nutcracker’ among holiday entertainment offerings
December 14, 2002
From holiday art sales to holiday-themed theater and musical productions, this weekend is packed with events for people who can’t get enough of the holiday spirit.
K.C. plan would boost jazz district’s finances
December 14, 2002
The struggling 18th and Vine district, home to the American Jazz Museum, would get a boost from the city’s hotel-motel tax under a proposal by two city council members.
Marjorie Bellinger
December 14, 2002
Military begins smallpox vaccinations
Bush to be inoculated, but not general public
December 14, 2002
President Bush said Friday he would take the smallpox vaccine along with U.S. military forces, but he was not recommending the risky inoculation for most Americans.
Moby attacked after holiday concert
December 14, 2002
Techno artist Moby was attacked by two men while signing autographs outside a nightclub following a radio station-sponsored holiday concert, police said.
Alliance announces award nominees
December 14, 2002
“Far From Heaven” and “Frida” are among the nominees for the Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation’s 14th annual GLAAD Media Awards, which will be presented in April.
Fiji’s Singh, ex-caddie leading
Americans Toms, Mickelson seven back at World Cup
December 14, 2002
Dinesh Chand used to caddie for Vijay Singh, and now they’re trying to win a world championship together.
Lott apologizes for racial controversy, fights to retain leadership
December 14, 2002
Senate Republican Leader Trent Lott apologized Friday for reopening old racial wounds with remarks on segregation, and asked “forbearance and forgiveness” as he struggled to quell a controversy that threatened his hold on power.
EU welcomes 10 nations
Expansion would reunite continent
December 14, 2002
The European Union invited 10 new members to join it Friday in a historic opening to the former communist East designed to reunite the continent after decades of Cold War division.
Fox fan
December 14, 2002
Scott J. Parrett Sr.
December 14, 2002