Archive for Saturday, February 9, 2002

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Olympic glance
February 9, 2002
Thanks to crew
February 9, 2002
Leon Friedson
February 9, 2002
Needless detail
February 9, 2002
Parking solution
February 9, 2002
Lavina R. Hanna
February 9, 2002
Cllub news
February 9, 2002
FCE and 4-H news
February 9, 2002
Old home town - 40 years ago today
February 9, 2002
Wedding
February 9, 2002
Friends and neighbors
February 9, 2002
Anniversaries
February 9, 2002
Cecil B. Green
February 9, 2002
Theodore W. Beach
February 9, 2002
Earl Dean Hunsaker
February 9, 2002
Daily ticker
February 9, 2002
Lee H. Boyles
February 9, 2002
Local briefs
February 9, 2002
 Hughes mural on display A mural inspired by the Langston Hughes poem, “Let America Be America Again” is on display in the Kansas Union. The mural, created by Lawrence High School art students and coordinated by Lawrence artists Dave Loewenstein and Lora Jost, is on display at KU through Sunday, when it will be returned to the Lawrence Public Library. Above, KU junior Keith Knickerbocker, Lenexa, studies the artwork. _______________________  Brain Teaser: Hughes quiz, Day 10 This is one in a series of questions to test your knowledge on Langston Hughes, as part of the celebration of his 100th birthday. A new question will appear each day through Feb. 14. Each day’s answer will be posted at langstonhughes.ljworld.com. 10) During Langston Hughes’ childhood in Lawrence, which of these were open to blacks: hotels, restaurants, the Presbyterian Church? Answer to Friday’s question: In the Kansas River or in farm ponds. _______________________  Courts: Bank robber pleads guilty Topeka  A Lawrence man pleaded guilty Friday to the Sept. 29, 2001, robbery of Douglas County Bank, 3101 Iowa. Stephan A. Young, 48, could face a maximum of 20 years in federal prison without parole. His sentencing on one count of bank robbery was set for 11 a.m. May 10 in U.S. District Court in Topeka by federal Judge Richard D. Rogers. Young admitted he robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of cash after demanding money from a teller, U.S. Atty. Jim Flory said. The FBI said no weapon was displayed. _______________________  Kansas University: Students print newspaper on proposed tuition hikes Kansas University students will be taunting both the administration and Texas Tech coach Bobby Knight at today’s Kansas vs. Texas Tech basketball game. Student Senate, which is organizing a campaign to inform students about proposed tuition increases, will distribute 1,000 copies of a newspaper saying, “Unfair tuition increases make me want to throw a chair.” The slogan is a reference to Knight, who once threw a chair onto the court to express displeasure with officiating. The newspaper also features graphs, news stories and editorials about the tuition increases.
Local briefs
February 9, 2002
Hughes mural on display A mural inspired by the Langston Hughes poem, “Let America Be America Again” is on display in the Kansas Union. The mural, created by Lawrence High School art students and coordinated by Lawrence artists Dave Loewenstein and Lora Jost, is on display at KU through Sunday, when it will be returned to the Lawrence Public Library. Above, KU junior Keith Knickerbocker, Lenexa, studies the artwork. _______________________ Brain Teaser: Hughes quiz, Day 10 This is one in a series of questions to test your knowledge on Langston Hughes, as part of the celebration of his 100th birthday. A new question will appear each day through Feb. 14. Each day’s answer will be posted at langstonhughes.ljworld.com. 10) During Langston Hughes’ childhood in Lawrence, which of these were open to blacks: hotels, restaurants, the Presbyterian Church? Answer to Friday’s question: In the Kansas River or in farm ponds. _______________________ Courts: Bank robber pleads guilty Topeka A Lawrence man pleaded guilty Friday to the Sept. 29, 2001, robbery of Douglas County Bank, 3101 Iowa. Stephan A. Young, 48, could face a maximum of 20 years in federal prison without parole. His sentencing on one count of bank robbery was set for 11 a.m. May 10 in U.S. District Court in Topeka by federal Judge Richard D. Rogers. Young admitted he robbed the bank of an undisclosed amount of cash after demanding money from a teller, U.S. Atty. Jim Flory said. The FBI said no weapon was displayed. _______________________ Kansas University: Students print newspaper on proposed tuition hikes Kansas University students will be taunting both the administration and Texas Tech coach Bobby Knight at today’s Kansas vs. Texas Tech basketball game. Student Senate, which is organizing a campaign to inform students about proposed tuition increases, will distribute 1,000 copies of a newspaper saying, “Unfair tuition increases make me want to throw a chair.” The slogan is a reference to Knight, who once threw a chair onto the court to express displeasure with officiating. The newspaper also features graphs, news stories and editorials about the tuition increases.
On the record
February 9, 2002
Engagements
February 9, 2002