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U.S. military plans see future need for high-tech force ready to strike pre-emptively
July 13, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 5:04 p.m.) The Pentagon’s plans for what the military will be in seven years emphasizes a much more high-tech force ready to strike without warning in reaction to a perceived threat
Woman found guilty in anthrax hoax
July 13, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 12:21 p.m.) A Pennsylvania woman has been convicted of trying to mail anthrax hoax letters to government officials, including President Bush, at the height of last fall’s anthrax scare.
Meeting postponed between Israeli and Palestinian officials
with protest outside Al Quds University grafs with Palestinian comment on letter
July 13, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 8:27 a.m.) High-level talks between Israeli and Palestinian officials were postponed Saturday after the Israeli delegation said it needed more time, Palestinian officials said.
Paris trip bittersweet for families of fallen New York firefighters
July 13, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 8:07 a.m.) As a guest of the Paris fire department this week, Janice Testa has had elegant receptions and spectacular sights to keep her mind off her firefighter brother’s death in the Sept. 11 terrorist attack.
Scouting news
July 13, 2002
4-H news
July 13, 2002
Afghan leaders seek voice in U.S. missions
July 13, 2002
Six Afghan governors are demanding the United States obtain their permission before conducting military operations in their provinces, one of them said Friday another sign of fallout after a U.S. airstrike reportedly killed 48 civilians.
Slayings, police silence cause anxiety
July 13, 2002
By Mindie Paget Residents in the East Lawrence neighborhood where an elderly couple was found slain Thursday afternoon are on edge, wondering whether they should be taking extra precautions and why police aren’t saying more about what they’re calling a double homicide.
Williams personified America’s pastime
July 13, 2002
By Bill Mayer Ever want to kick yourself for having been present for the emergence of a legend and realizing later you were too young and dumb to appreciate it?
Friends’ fears prove justified for couple
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt Pete Wallace and Wyona Chandlee’s friends were right: Something was terribly wrong inside the elderly couple’s East Lawrence home. The two were dead, their bodies on the floor in the dining area of their house at 1530 Learnard Ave., left to be discovered late Thursday afternoon by a friend and Chandlee’s stepson.
Plea for money closes AIDS conference
U.S. Senate passes bill allowing $5 billion to fight disease
July 13, 2002
Former President Bill Clinton embraced former South African President Nelson Mandela to wild cheers at the world AIDS conference Friday and declared that the battle against AIDS must be won.
Grace Elizabeth Riedemann
July 13, 2002
cLenexa  Services for Grace Elizabeth Riedemann, infant daughter of Daniel and Sherri Riedemann, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Church of the Resurrection, Lenexa. Grace died Wednesday, July 10, 2002, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
Horoscopes
July 13, 2002
Briefly
July 13, 2002
New York: USA Today Web site hacked; news replaced Tennessee: Restaurant patron dies of salmonella poisoning New Orleans: Three hospitalized with West Nile virus San Diego: Witness in trial fired after drug testimony
Mountain mission
Lawrence youth experience Appalachian life on work trip
July 13, 2002
By Jim Baker Pipestem, W. Va., seems like a long way to go from Lawrence to paint a couple’s house and fix their teetering porch. But it’s worth the trip if through the sweaty, manual labor, rustic accommodations and the occasional spider in your shower you learn some important things about life: Like how it feels to help people who have less than you; what it’s like to work hard for free because you want to, not because someone is making you do it; and how it feels to put your faith into action.
Daily ticker
July 13, 2002
Garage bands rejuvenate rock
Hives, White Stripes and others abandon darker side of music
July 13, 2002
Pelle Almqvist never could understand the connection between loud guitars and being miserable. You’re up on a stage jumping around, making a loud noise with women adoringly gazing at you.
Briefcase
July 13, 2002
Dow suffers week’s fourth triple-digit loss Banking: First National of Nebraska seeks to de-register stock Energy: Williams considers selling central gas pipeline system Earnings: GE reports profit increase
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
July 13, 2002
People
July 13, 2002
Simpson’s ex charged with cruelty Shaq attacks new career as cop Travolta flies Australia skies Blake asks appeals court to order hearing on bail
Briefly
July 13, 2002
London: Militant Muslims meet Italy: Terror links sought in seized documents Virginia: Court rules prisoner can’t meet with lawyers Virginia: Judge rules reporter must testify at hearing
Remapping appeal mulled
July 13, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A split Lawrence may not be a done deal yet. Tim Graham, the Lawrence resident who sued the state to undo the congressional district plan that divided Lawrence between two districts, may appeal a recent judicial decision upholding that plan.
Appier stymies KC, 11-3
Former Royals ace leads Angels to fifth straight win
July 13, 2002
Beating Kansas City has lost its novelty for Kevin Appier. Victories like Anaheim’s 11-3 win Friday night now seem almost routine for the one-time ace of the Royals’ staff. Besides, in four career starts against his old team, Appier is 4-0.
Briefly
July 13, 2002
Mexico: Farmers threaten to kill hostages Paris: NY firefighters honored for courage on Sept. 11 Germany: Remains believed to be from U.S. WWII airman Peru: President names new prime minister, Cabinet Moscow: Nuclear sub launches inflatable space vehicle
Saturday Column: Time to decide is running out for Kansas Republicans
July 13, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Kansas primary elections are only 24 days away, and Kansas Republicans don’t have much time to decide whom they want to lead their party in the state gubernatorial campaign.
Remapping appeal mulled
July 13, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A split Lawrence may not be a done deal yet. Tim Graham, the Lawrence resident who sued the state to undo the congressional district plan that divided Lawrence between two districts, may appeal a recent judicial decision upholding that plan.
George Monroe Miller
July 13, 2002
Huntsville, Ala. Â Memorial services for George Monroe Miller, 70, Huntsville, were Monday at Laughlin Service Funeral Home, Huntsville. Mr. Miller died Wednesday, July 3, 2002, at Huntsville Hospital.
First day promising for Lawrence squad
July 13, 2002
By Levi Chronister Although the Lawrence Aquahawks had just one individual winner at the first day of the Roger Hill Invitational Swim Meet on Friday, head coach Brian Barnes was pretty pleased with the team’s performance.
Visitors bureau seeks funds
July 13, 2002
By Joel Mathis Citing financial problems and an accounting error, the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau is asking the city for nearly $44,000 to keep open the Lawrence Visitor Center in the old Union Pacific Depot.
Lawrence youth experience Appalachian life on work trip
July 13, 2002
By Jim Baker Pipestem, W. Va., seems like a long way to go from Lawrence to paint a couple’s house and fix their teetering porch. But it’s worth the trip if  through the sweaty, manual labor, rustic accommodations and the occasional spider in your shower  you learn some important things about life: Like how it feels to help people who have less than you; what it’s like to work hard for free because you want to, not because someone is making you do it; and how it feels to put your faith into action.
White House revises deficit figure to $165 billion
July 13, 2002
The White House conceded Friday that the federal budget deficit will grow much faster this year than previously expected, and administration officials predicted that the government would remain in the red until at least 2005.
Aquahawks ‘improving’
First day promising for Lawrence squad
July 13, 2002
By Levi Chronister Although the Lawrence Aquahawks had just one individual winner at the first day of the Roger Hill Invitational Swim Meet on Friday, head coach Brian Barnes was pretty pleased with the team’s performance.
Area briefs
July 13, 2002
Police investigate robbery Insurance commissioner candidate plans visit Kansas Air National Guard in Topeka changes leadership Regents approve building at KU’s Edwards Campus
Study injects skepticism into HRT debate
July 13, 2002
By Ellen Goodman Washington Post Writers Group When they write the history of hormone therapy, you can bet that they’ll begin with Robert Wilson. In the 1960s, Dr. Wilson promoted estrogen as the older woman’s salvation and I mean that literally.
Decision opens more records on parolees
July 13, 2002
The Department of Corrections must make more records about parolees available to the public, the state’s highest court ruled Friday. In a unanimous decision, the Supreme Court sided with the Wichita Eagle in a three-year legal battle with the department.
Around and about
July 13, 2002
Sprint to eliminate more jobs
July 13, 2002
Sprint Corp. said Friday it will cut 1,100 workers and eliminate another 100 unfilled jobs, bringing the total number of jobs cut since October to at least 13,000. The cuts will come from the Overland Park, Kan.-based company’s global markets division, which includes most of Sprint’s struggling long-distance business.
Jerry Dean Harper
July 13, 2002
Grace Elizabeth Riedemann
July 13, 2002
Details of Bush stock sale remain a mystery
July 13, 2002
When George W. Bush’s sale of oil stock attracted the attention of regulators a decade ago, the Securities and Exchange considered interviewing him about possible insider trading but never did.
Judge restricts executive privilege
July 13, 2002
A federal judge says the Bush administration has a disturbingly broad legal view of confidential advice to the president that would keep a huge amount of government information secret.
Local briefs
July 13, 2002
Construction now in session Recent destruction at the Statehouse is making way the construction of a visitors’ center. Richard Kern, site supervisor for Lardner Monument in Topeka, chisels loose stone from the north steps of the Statehouse Friday. The steps are being removed to ready the site for the forthcoming visitors’ center. Chris Tschirhart, an associate with J. Dunn Construction, said the removal was about half complete and should be completed within the next two or three weeks. The steps will be replaced after crews finish the new center, Tschirhart said. _____________________________________________ Auto accident : Baldwin driver injured in early-morning crash One man was taken by air ambulance to a Kansas City, Kan., hospital after a one-vehicle accident early Friday in the 1100 block of Lawrence Avenue. Aaron Schwerman, 22, Beloit, was in fair condition Friday afternoon at KU Med, a spokesman said. The accident occurred shortly before 2 a.m., Lawrence Police said. According to Lawrence Police, Schwerman was the driver of a 1995 Camaro Z-28 that went out of control while southbound at a high rate of speed on Lawrence Avenue. The car struck a tree, a guard rail and a concrete wall, police said. A passenger, Joshua T. Goodpasture, 22, Baldwin, declined medical treatment, police said. Officers are still investigating the accident, Sgt. Mike Pattrick said. He said alcohol had not been ruled out as a possible factor. _____________________________________________ Religion: Senator changes religion Washington Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., has become a member of the Roman Catholic Church. Brownback had belonged to the United Methodist Church. His spokesman, Erik Hotmire, confirmed Friday that Brownback had converted. “It’s a personal decision,” Hotmire said, declining to further discuss the matter. The Catholic World News service issued news of Brownback’s conversion recently, saying the ceremony took place June 28 at the Catholic Information Center in Washington. The service said Brownback’s sponsor was Sen. Rick Santorum, R-Pa. _____________________________________________ Crime: Unidentified suspect shot by Finney County deputy Garden City A Finney County Sheriff’s deputy shot and killed a man Friday morning, authorities said. Neither the victim’s nor the deputy’s names were released. Sheriff Kevin Bascue said his office and Garden City Police were investigating the shooting, which happened about 1:15 a.m. Friday after authorities were called to investigate a car accident. Deputies found a vehicle lodged in a mobile home, but the driver had fled the scene, Bascue said. Bascue said deputies began to question a man about the accident, but he fled. Deputies tried to apprehend him, but a confrontation ensued. During that confrontation, another man emerged on the scene. That man was shot and killed by a sheriff’s deputy. Bascue did not provide additional details about the confrontation, including whether the man was armed. _____________________________________________ Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.30 at Quick Stop, 1000 W. 23rd St. If you find a lower price, call us at 832-7154. Be prepared to leave the name and address of the business and the price.
Zabel’s ze winner
Armstrong third after sixth stage
July 13, 2002
Lance Armstrong let others do the sprinting in the Tour de France on Friday. Armstrong, seeking a fourth straight Tour title, finished the sixth stage in 72nd place, in the same time as winner Erik Zabel of Germany.
Family practice expands into center in west Lawrence
July 13, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Nicholas DiSette said he believed patients at Lawrence Family Practice Center’s new 21,000-square-foot medical clinic would be impressed by what the west Lawrence building had to offer. But he thinks patients might be even more impressed by what it soon won’t have  paper.
6Sports video report: Local golfers to face each other in the City Golf Championship
July 13, 2002
6Sports reports on this weekend’s City Golf Championship.
6Sports video report: Alumni take on current players
July 13, 2002
6Sports reports on Friday night’s Lawrence Raiders game against former Raiders players.
Briefly
July 13, 2002
New York City: Rotting produce hides 525 pounds of cocaine Wisconsin: Huge building collapses
Slayings, police silence cause anxiety
July 13, 2002
By Mindie Paget Residents in the East Lawrence neighborhood where an elderly couple was found slain Thursday afternoon are on edge, wondering whether they should be taking extra precautions and why police aren’t saying more about what they’re calling a double homicide.
Pearl Melissa Campbell
July 13, 2002
Wellsville  No services are planned for Pearl Melissa Campbell, 99, Wellsville. She was cremated. Mrs. Campbell died Friday, July 12, 2002, at Wellsville Manor Nursing Home.
Smoke-free dining
July 13, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Smoking bans might be better handled as a business decision rather than a legal action. Many trends that start on the east and west coasts of the United States eventually work their way into the heartland, and the controversy over smoking in public appears to be one of those trends.
Southwind Capital files plan for northwest Lawrence
July 13, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn A new plan has emerged to bring retail development to the northwest corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Southwind Capital on Friday afternoon filed two rezoning requests and a preliminary development plan to build a 190,265-square-foot retail building on the site.
City of Topeka files suit against Lawrence resident seeking $18,000 in unpaid tickets during two-year period
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt The city of Topeka wants a Lawrence woman to know her free parking has run out. It’s suing her for more than $18,000 in unpaid parking tickets. “If it isn’t a record, it’s got to be pretty close,” said John Knoll, Topeka’s chief prosecutor.
fears prove justified for couple
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt Pete Wallace and Wyona Chandlee’s friends were right: Something was terribly wrong inside the elderly couple’s East Lawrence home. The two were dead, their bodies on the floor in the dining area of their house at 1530 Learnard Ave., left to be discovered late Thursday afternoon by a friend and Chandlee’s stepson.
Courthouse climber draws crowd, arrest
22-year-old charged with criminal trespassing after rooftop adventure
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt Spider-man he wasn’t. But a Kansas University student certainly inspired the awe of late-night downtowners who were surprised to see him frolicking across the roof of the Douglas County Courthouse.
22-year-old charged with criminal trespassing after rooftop adventure
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt Spider-man he wasn’t. But a Kansas University student certainly inspired the awe of late-night downtowners who were surprised to see him frolicking across the roof of the Douglas County Courthouse.
Williams’ relationship with son was complex
John Henry said to be motivated by money
July 13, 2002
In the last years of his life, Ted Williams grew to depend on his only son as strokes and heart disease took their toll on one of the greatest sluggers baseball has ever known. John Henry Williams took control. He made business decisions for his father and kept him on a steady schedule of signing baseball memorabilia, a practice those who knew the ailing standout said was motivated by money.
World Online: Panorama - Centennial Park
July 13, 2002
Lay workers at Catholic churches in Texas unionize
July 13, 2002
Lay workers at four Roman Catholic parishes who were worried about pensions and other benefits have joined unions a rare move for church employees of any denomination, labor groups say.
National League Roundup: Cubs top Marlins in 16th
July 13, 2002
If Wrigley Field’s famous brick walls were covered in padding and not ivy, the game that tied for the longest in the majors this season might have kept on going.
Bush aide on fraud tainted by past
Corporate-crime task force chairman was Providian director
July 13, 2002
President Bush’s top official on corporate crime and responsibility was a director of a credit-card company that paid more than $400 million to settle allegations of consumer and securities fraud.
American League Roundup: Yanks lose game, Clemens
July 13, 2002
After losing Roger Clemens and the game, New York Yankees manager Joe Torre saw at least one thing that made him feel better Raul Mondesi was moving around. Mondesi hurt himself crashing into the right-field wall trying to catch Omar Vizquel’s RBI triple in the 10th inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat New York, 2-1, Friday night.
Religion briefs
July 13, 2002
Men’s quartet to sing at Methodist church Musicians to give outdoor concert Bishop Seabury headmaster to give talk Harpist to be featured at West Side service Central Methodist plans Bible school Tonganoxie High alum to give message Christ Community offers Bible school McLouth church to dedicate building
6News video report: Police taking time on homicide investigation
July 13, 2002
6News reports on the investigation into a double homicide in East Lawrence.
On the record
July 13, 2002
Visitors bureau seeks funds
July 13, 2002
By Joel Mathis Citing financial problems and an accounting error, the Lawrence Convention and Visitors Bureau is asking the city for nearly $44,000 to keep open the Lawrence Visitor Center in the old Union Pacific Depot.
Green’s 63 ties course record
Irwin falls to second place in Senior Players Championship
July 13, 2002
Hubert Green refused to worry about the round that could have been. He knows that if two putts didn’t go in-and-out, he would have had his best round since he turned pro in 1970.
Appeals court rules in favor of Earnhardts
July 13, 2002
A state appeals court ruled Friday that Florida’s law restricting public access to autopsy photos is constitutional, but certified the matter to state Supreme Court for potential further review.
Contraction decision delayed until beginning of August
July 13, 2002
Baseball’s labor talks resumed Friday with players and owners giving the arbitrator in the contraction grievance an extension until next month. In the first bargaining session since June 27, the union also agreed to management’s concept of a worldwide draft.
Norwegian team to pay spectators to watch game
July 13, 2002
Norwegian soccer team Harstad Sports Club is taking the term “paying customers” literally. The club team from Harstad, a town of 23,000 people located 155 miles north of the Arctic Circle, will pay spectators $1.39 each to show up for today’s match against second division rival Staalkameratene.
Dallas couple dreams of reaching Christians through urban arts centers
July 13, 2002
Chad and Rosanne Brinkman may be dreamers, but their vision may be the future for some religious institutions. The married couple, who celebrated their first anniversary last month, want to create a network of urban art centers worldwide where artists can live, learn and showcase the gifts that they believe God bestowed on them.
Woods sets course record
July 13, 2002
Tiger Woods prepared for next week’s British Open by shooting a course-record 5-under-par 67 at the European Club on the east coast of Ireland. Woods played the 7,300-yard links course Friday amid tight security with David Duval, Mark O’Meara and Scott McCarron.
NFL Roundup: Seahawks release All-Pro linebacker Kirkland
July 13, 2002
The Seattle Seahawks released former Pro Bowl linebacker Levon Kirkland on Friday. Kirkland, a 10-year veteran who played one season for the Seahawks, finished with 101 tackles, one sack and forced two fumbles in 2001.
Spirituality
July 13, 2002
Minister blinded in attack says he forgives teen Families sue school district over study of Islam Apaches, Greek Orthodox clash over monastery plan
Missionary who lost family in plane tragedy rebuilds his life
July 13, 2002
When he got off the plane that brought him to North Carolina, Jim Bowers wondered aloud to his mother if he could ever get the images out of his mind. The smoke from the guns of a Peruvian Air Force A-37 that shot through the small aircraft carrying his missionary family.
Legal problems cloud Iverson’s future
But Reebok, Philadelphia fans standing behind controversial Sixers guard
July 13, 2002
Trouble always seems to follow Allen Iverson, the NBA All-Star who faces charges that he forced his way into an apartment with a gun and threatened two men. He spent time in prison as a teenager and has been charged with gun offenses before.
Sesame Street to introduce HIV-positive character
July 13, 2002
Episodes of “Sesame Street” may soon be brought to you by the letters H, I and V. Sesame Workshop, the organization that produces the long-running children’s show, says it will introduce an HIV-positive Muppet character to the cast of its South African program this fall and is discussing a similar move in the United States.
Family practice expands into center in west Lawrence
July 13, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Nicholas DiSette said he believed patients at Lawrence Family Practice Center’s new 21,000-square-foot medical clinic would be impressed by what the west Lawrence building had to offer. But he thinks patients might be even more impressed by what it soon won’t have paper.
WNBA Roundup: Sparks cool off Fire
July 13, 2002
Mwadi Mabika scored 32 points and DeLisha Milton converted a three-point play with 26 seconds remaining in overtime as Los Angeles ended Portland’s franchise-record seven-game winning streak with an 82-76 victory Friday night.
Pentagon says Chinese military targets Taiwan
July 13, 2002
In a sobering new assessment, the Pentagon says China’s military modernization threatens Taiwan and contradicts Beijing’s stated desire for a peaceful resolution of the dispute over reunification.
Beijing spruces up for 2008 Olympics
July 13, 2002
The 2008 Olympics host city outlined its plans for improvement Friday, saying it would present both a modern and historically rich city to the world when it welcomes visitors to the Summer Games.
Weddings
July 13, 2002
It’s our land
July 13, 2002
Lawsuit makes it clear: No more free parking
City of Topeka files suit against Lawrence resident seeking $18,000 in unpaid tickets during two-year period
July 13, 2002
By Mike Belt The city of Topeka wants a Lawrence woman to know her free parking has run out. It’s suing her for more than $18,000 in unpaid parking tickets. “If it isn’t a record, it’s got to be pretty close,” said John Knoll, Topeka’s chief prosecutor.
Club news
July 13, 2002
Change already norm at KU Med
July 13, 2002
By Terry Rombeck After firing tank cannons during the Gulf War, Ty Baylor finds the physical challenges of being a resident at KU Med relatively simple. But even he admits the long hours which sometimes require residents to be on call more than 24 consecutive hours can be grueling for the doctors-in-training.
KU reshuffles provost positions
July 13, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Kathleen McCluskey-Fawcett will have a new job title Monday when she returns to Kansas University’s provost office. In an administrative reorganization announced Friday, McCluskey-Fawcett will become senior vice provost for academic affairs.
Saturday Column: Time to decide is running out for Kansas Republicans
July 13, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Kansas primary elections are only 24 days away, and Kansas Republicans don’t have much time to decide whom they want to lead their party in the state gubernatorial campaign.
U.S. exempt from war-crimes charges
In interest of peacekeeping missions, U.N. excludes troops for at least a year
July 13, 2002
The Security Council voted unanimously Friday to exempt American peacekeepers from prosecution by the new global criminal court for at least a year, ending U.S. threats to veto peacekeeping missions.
Southwind Capital files plan for northwest Lawrence
July 13, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn A new plan has emerged to bring retail development to the northwest corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Southwind Capital on Friday afternoon filed two rezoning requests and a preliminary development plan to build a 190,265-square-foot retail building on the site.
Shoppers splurge, push up retail sales in June
July 13, 2002
Energized by warm weather and favorable incentives, shoppers splurged on cars, clothes and appliances last month, boosting retail sales by 1.1 percent. With consumers playing a key role in economic recovery, the Commerce Department’s stronger-than-expected sales figures for June offered a dose of good news Friday.
County to rethink driveway policy
July 13, 2002
By Mark Fagan An increasing number of homes in rural Douglas County may mean fewer driveways off county roads. Monday morning, county commissioners will consider amending the county’s regulations to allow adjoining properties
Museum decision
July 13, 2002
Edit the pledge
July 13, 2002
Tolerance gone
July 13, 2002
Senate votes to ban loans to officers
July 13, 2002
The Senate Friday voted to restrict companies from lending money to their officers and directors, taking aim at the kind of insider borrowing President Bush now condemns but once practiced.
Security isn’t convenient
July 13, 2002
By J.R. Labbe Fort Worth Star-Telegram Shouldn’t the most trusted airline traveler in the world be the person sitting in the cockpit of the plane? Apparently not. As if the American flying public didn’t have enough to worry about, here comes news of two commercial pilots who were pulled from duty on allegations that they got behind the controls after drinking alcohol.
Attorney: FBI investigating group in Seattle for connections to al-Qaida
July 13, 2002
A federal grand jury is investigating a group affiliated with two defunct Seattle mosques for possible ties to the al-Qaida terror network, an attorney for a former mosque member said Friday.
Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland: No surprise: Da Matta still fastest
July 13, 2002
Cristiano da Matta isn’t showing any signs of slowing down. Da Matta, who has dominated the CART racing circuit this season, posted the fastest lap during Friday’s provisional qualifying for the Marconi Grand Prix of Cleveland.
Broadway show, Michael Feldman enliven Lied Center this weekend
July 13, 2002
Plays, musicals and concerts are heating up stages across the area. Here are some events you might want to check out:
Hundreds of 9-11 victims may never be identified
July 13, 2002
The man who has led the monumental effort to put names to the remains of the World Trade Center dead has come to the sad realization that the task could end with just 2,000 victims identified.
Court reinstates teacher of deaf
July 13, 2002
A teacher fired from the state School for the Deaf after a student died on a field trip two years ago will get his job back after a Kansas Supreme Court ruling Friday. The court ordered the State Board of Education to reinstate Charles E. Marsh Jr. The board oversees the operation of the school in Olathe.
Police chief steps down amid disputes
July 13, 2002
Accused by some residents led by a former member of the city council of exercising more power than necessary, Mayor Tom Shirley has stepped aside from his role as the town’s police chief.
NASCAR Tropicana 400: Youngsters lead way again
Rookie Newman wins pole, Busch finishes second
July 13, 2002
A couple of NASCAR’s precocious kids took the spotlight again Friday, with rookie Ryan Newman winning the pole for the Tropicana 400 and second-year driver Kurt Busch right behind.
George Monroe Miller
July 13, 2002
Jerry Dean Harper
July 13, 2002
Meriden  Services for Jerry Dean Harper, 69, rural Topeka, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Barnett’s Meriden Funeral Chapel. Cremation will follow the services. Mr. Harper died Thursday, July 11, 2002, at his home.
Pearl Melissa Campbell
July 13, 2002
Anniversaries
July 13, 2002
Smoke-free dining
July 13, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Smoking bans might be better handled as a business decision rather than a legal action. Many trends that start on the east and west coasts of the United States eventually work their way into the heartland, and the controversy over smoking in public appears to be one of those trends.
Briefly
July 13, 2002
Israel: Arafat won’t step aside Germany: Swiss admit some blame for deadly airplane collision Toronto: Court orders government to recognize gay marriages Honolulu: U.S. Pacific Command says missing secret files located
Teach your sons through your example
July 13, 2002
I’m having the hardest time trying to teach my boys about honesty and truthfulness. I talk and talk to them, and it just doesn’t seem to do much good. What would you advise?
Engagements
July 13, 2002