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Advance voting begins for Aug. 6 primary
July 24, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 5:15 p.m.) Advance voting began Wednesday morning throughout Kansas for the Aug. 6 primary election. But the state’s top election official doesn’t expect any record voter turnouts.
Dow industrials soar more than 480 points
July 24, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:55 p.m.) NEW YORK The Dow Jones industrials stormed up more than 480 points and back over 8,000 Wednesday as Wall Street cheered legal and legislative reassurance about the corporate ethics scandals that fueled nine weeks of sharp losses.
6Sports video report: Raiders take on Olathe North in Zone Tournament
July 24, 2002
6Sports reports on the first round of the American Legion Zone tournament, where the Raiders are off to a strong start.
Lancers top Lawrence in first round of Zone
July 24, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lawrence Outlaws coach Ryan Goodwin isn’t hardheaded. He just believes in his boys. It doesn’t matter that Tuesday night the Outlaws suffered an 8-7 loss to the Shawnee Mission Lancers in their first game of the American Legion AAA Zone 1 Tourney.
Basting with butter can prevent a soggy pie crust
July 24, 2002
By Susan Krumm
Daily Ticker
July 24, 2002
Senate denies Medicare drug benefit
July 24, 2002
The Senate on Tuesday scuttled rival bills to provide prescription drug coverage for 34 million Medicare recipients, leaving the politically charged issue in limbo little more than 100 days before midterm elections.
Statue becomes lightning rod on stump
State’s commitment of funds to erect piece atop Capitol questioned
July 24, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Ad Astra has been per aspera on the campaign trail. The Kansa American Indian statue called Ad Astra is slated to be placed on top of the Statehouse dome soon at a cost of $750,000. The statue’s name comes from the state motto ad astra per aspera which means “to the stars through difficulties.”
Bush teams with Bruce Willis to promote adoptions of foster children
July 24, 2002
President Bush and Bruce Willis launched a new effort to persuade would-be parents to adopt foster children. But it was Willis who flubbed his lines, not Bush. The actor and the president teamed up Tuesday to convince more people to reach into the growing ranks of often difficult-to-adopt foster children when building their families.
California wildfire threatens giant sequoias
July 24, 2002
A raging wildfire threatened some of America’s giant sequoias Tuesday and the Forest Service called in more than 1,000 firefighters in an all-out effort to save the towering symbols of the West.
Embracing senior citizenship
July 24, 2002
By Llewellyn King Sunday, July 21, was a seminal day. Not in the way of Sept. 11, 2001, or any other marker day in history. But it was an enormous day for me.
Local briefs
July 24, 2002
Kansas University: Researcher gets grant to study HIV vaccine KU First: Doctor gives $1 million in memory of professor Land development: Commissioner suggests wait for ECO2 initiative Gasoline Prices: Patrol eyes best deals
Detroit cools off Kansas City with 19 hits - Tigers 10, Royals 1
Tigers end six-game skid; Royals lose for only second time in last dozen games
July 24, 2002
Any pitching performance could be Mark Redman’s last for the Tigers, so he made Tuesday night’s effort an impressive one. Redman gave up four hits in eight innings as Detroit snapped a six-game losing streak by defeating the Kansas City Royals 10-1.
Indian Hills neighborhood faces traffic and drainage issues
July 24, 2002
By Dave Toplikar For the better part of two decades, Joyce Wolf was a voice in the Kansas Statehouse for environmental concerns. So now that Wolf is retired as a lobbyist, it makes sense her neighbors would ask her to look after their residential interests at the city and county government levels.
World Online video - Neighbors not ‘isolated’ in Indian Hills
July 24, 2002
The friendly atmosphere of Indian Hills neighborhood makes the southern Lawrence residential area a good place to live, says Joyce Wolf, president of the Indian Hills Neighborhood Assn.
United Nations report warns democracy losing ground
July 24, 2002
The wave of democracy-building that swept the world in the previous two decades has stalled, with some countries slipping into authoritarian rule and political conflict, according to a U.N. report released today.
s path in race
July 24, 2002
By Scott Rothschild It’s the car. While the three other Republican gubernatorial candidates are chauffeured around the state in bulky vans, sedans and SUVs, Dan Bloom drives himself around Kansas in a “millennium” yellow 2000 Corvette Stingray convertible.
City softball results: 7/23
July 24, 2002
Here are the results of city softball league action from Tuesday, July 23.
Acclaimed Jewish author Chaim Potok dies at 73
July 24, 2002
Chaim Potok, the rabbi-turned-author whose Orthodox upbringing inspired “The Chosen” and other best-selling novels that explored the clash between religious and secular life, died Tuesday of brain cancer. He was 73.
Israeli attack on Hamas leader also leaves 14 civilians dead
July 24, 2002
Holding up the flag-wrapped body of a 2-month-old girl, tens of thousands of Palestinians marched Tuesday to bury their dead after an Israeli airstrike killed a top Hamas leader and 14 civilians, including nine children. The Islamic militant group vowed revenge.
State to release parolee list
July 24, 2002
By Dave Ranney The Kansas Department of Corrections agreed Tuesday to provide the Journal-World with the names of the nearly 500 former inmates who are wanted for violating parole. The newspaper requested the list Monday after it became apparent neighbors of Damien C. Lewis, a 22-year-old parolee charged last week with killing an elderly Lawrence couple, had no idea he was a wanted man.
Drop Zone targets Lawrence for center
Paintball distributor, retailer eyes expansion
July 24, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence is in the running as the site for a distribution center that would serve the nation’s largest manufacturer of paintball equipment. Lawrence resident Ken Farris, president of Extreme Sports Inc., said Tuesday that his company was seeking a site for a 5,000- to-10,000-square-foot warehouse to handle distribution for his company’s growing wholesale and Internet sales of paintball equipment.
The Governor’s Race: Bloom follows outsider’s path in race
July 24, 2002
By Scott Rothschild It’s the car. While the three other Republican gubernatorial candidates are chauffeured around the state in bulky vans, sedans and SUVs, Dan Bloom drives himself around Kansas in a “millennium” yellow 2000 Corvette Stingray convertible.
Summer’s main squeeze
Lemonade is the ‘comfort drink’ when the mercury rises
July 24, 2002
As summer heats up, there are lots of great ways to cool down, but there’s nothing cooler than lemonade. Get just the right blend of sweet and tart; then sit back and chill.
Terror legislation one step away from Bush’s desk
July 24, 2002
The House signed off Tuesday on a compromise $28.9 billion anti-terrorism package, capping a four-month fight that saw lawmakers heed President Bush’s demands to limit the bill’s cost.
Washington must get control of budget
July 24, 2002
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group The latest New York Times-CBS News poll, released last week, confirms that public cynicism about politics has returned to its pre-Sept. 11 levels. Asked the standard question about how often they can trust the government in Washington to do what is right, fewer than four out of 10 said they could rely on it always or most of the time.
Doris F. Blevins
July 24, 2002
NFL Briefs: Ravens’ Modell has mild stroke
Baltimore owner plans to attend opening of training camp on Friday
July 24, 2002
Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell remained hospitalized Tuesday for a mild stroke, but plans to attend the opening Friday of his 42nd training camp as an owner. Modell was resting at Johns Hopkins Hospital on Tuesday and was expected to be released today, team spokesman Chad Steele said.
Judge revokes convict’s bail
Attorney: Deteriorating Baldwin Police situation lands client back in jail
July 24, 2002
By Mike Belt Perplexed Baldwin officials are scratching their heads about a judge’s decision to revoke the bond of a former resident awaiting sentencing for his role in a shooting there.
Briefly
July 24, 2002
Afghanistan: U.S.-trained soldiers, officers graduate Moscow: Former CIA agent who defected dies Jerusalem: Ultra-Orthodox Jews exempted from military Kuwait: Delegation to visit prisoners in Cuba
Briefly
July 24, 2002
West Virginia: ‘Turner Diaries’ author dies at 68 Florida: Salvadorans ordered to pay torture victims North Carolina: University sued for reading requirement Illinois: Chemical release kills 80,000 fish
Basting with butter can prevent a soggy pie crust
July 24, 2002
By Susan Krumm
Kinder, gentler corporations
July 24, 2002
Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services Opinion polls show President Bush’s favorable rating remains high, about 72 percent. But the same polls indicate the public is growing uneasy about his handling of the economy.
Williams’ heirs head to court
July 24, 2002
Two of Ted Williams’ children withdrew their request to settle privately the dispute with their half sister over the Hall of Famer’s remains.
Late error dooms Outlaws
Lancers top Lawrence in first round of Zone
July 24, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lawrence Outlaws coach Ryan Goodwin isn’t hardheaded. He just believes in his boys. It doesn’t matter that Tuesday night the Outlaws suffered an 8-7 loss to the Shawnee Mission Lancers in their first game of the American Legion AAA Zone 1 Tourney.
Attorney: Deteriorating Baldwin Police situation lands client back in jail
July 24, 2002
By Mike Belt Perplexed Baldwin officials are scratching their heads about a judge’s decision to revoke the bond of a former resident awaiting sentencing for his role in a shooting there.
Briefly
July 24, 2002
London: New archbishop of Canterbury named Australia: Expert says giant squid is not a new species Bosnia-Herzegovina: Mass grave thought to hold Muslim victims Denmark: World’s Santas gather for annual convention
Deadly trade-off
July 24, 2002
Baseball Briefs
July 24, 2002
Rogers rejects trade, stays with Rangers Reds exercise option on Boone’s contract New York’s Rivera to test ailing shoulder Brewers trade infielder Arbitrator upholds Lloyd’s trade to Marlins Indians’ closer on DL Tigers’ president apologizes for remarks Person goes on DL Bonds to miss series
Planning commission
July 24, 2002
Agenda highlights 6:30 p.m. today City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets
Area briefs
July 24, 2002
Lawrence water use hits year’s high in June Dole Institute director’s prose to be published in 9-11 book LMH offers program to help smokers quit KU museum studies changes program name Police arrest speeding driver in possession of stolen item
Doris M. Davis
July 24, 2002
KU study: Black smokers can benefit from antidepressant
July 24, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn A Kansas University School of Medicine study says that an anti-smoking drug works for blacks whose smoking cessation success rate is 34 percent lower than whites. The research conclusions of Dr. Jasjit Ahluwalia and his team of five researchers were released today in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.
As new victory looms, Armstrong frets about past defeat
July 24, 2002
Lance Armstrong extended his overall lead to more than five minutes Wednesday, finishing third behind Dutch rider Michael Boogerd in the grueling 16th stage - the most difficult of the three-week Tour.
Thunderhill Speedway results, July 20
July 24, 2002
Thunderhill Speedway results, July 20.
Heartland Park results, July 19
July 24, 2002
Heartland Park results, July 19.
I-70 Speedway results, July 20
July 24, 2002
I-70 Speedway results, July 20.
Rumpole of the Bailey’ star Leo McKern dies
July 24, 2002
Leo McKern, the Australian actor who gained fame as a curmudgeonly barrister in “Rumpole of the Bailey,” died Tuesday at the age of 82, his agent said. McKern, who had been ill for some time, died at a nursing home near his home in Bath in western England, said his agent, Richard Hatton.
Business Briefcase
July 24, 2002
Aviation: Boeing to cooperate with rival on project Agriculture: Firm sells state feedlots Wall street: Earnings of local interest Manufacturing: Berry completes sale
Goldmember’ viewers asked to zip it on cameos
July 24, 2002
New Line publicists are asking that film critics and journalists who’ve laughed at the cameos in “Austin Powers in Goldmember” to “zip it” when it comes to their reviews and stories.
Lucent posts $7.9 billion loss, slashes jobs
July 24, 2002
With battered telecommunications companies spending little on new hardware, equipment maker Lucent Technologies posted a quarterly loss of $7.9 billion Tuesday and said it would cut 7,000 more jobs.
Lawrence jobless rate jumps in June
July 24, 2002
A seasonal influx of college and high school students looking for summer jobs fueled an increase in the state’s jobless rate in June. Unemployment stood at 4.6 percent for the month, up from 4.1 percent in May. That compares to a national rate of 5.9 percent in June.
Investigator: Banks aided Enron scandal
July 24, 2002
Major investment banks gave Enron Corp. multimillion-dollar loans that helped the now-bankrupt company disguise its true financial condition and, in some cases, they knew that Enron was using deceptive accounting for the loans, a Senate investigator testified Tuesday.
Jayni’s Kitchen’ heads south
July 24, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Southern Cooking.” Host Jayni Carey and her guest Chris Valanne Klipp will prepare a variety of dishes.
Former roommate aids investigation of Moussaoui
July 24, 2002
A former roommate who befriended Zacarias Moussaoui during flight training is helping the government, saying the accused terrorist talked openly of wanting to be a Muslim holy warrior.
Tuna, pickle, veggies fill healthful pita sandwiches
July 24, 2002
A tuna sandwich is a quick and easy lunch but the trick is to find a new twist on this traditional dish. In this recipe from the August issue of Bon Appetit magazine, Granny Smith apples and cider vinegar are added to give the sandwich a sweet kick.
Surgeon general confirmed
July 24, 2002
The Senate confirmed Dr. Richard Carmona as surgeon general Tuesday without opposition or debate, clearing the way for the Arizona trauma surgeon to take the post. Carmona succeeds Dr. David Satcher, whose term expired in February.
Some summer food sickening
July 24, 2002
While summer brings fresh produce and outdoor dining, some common summer foods can be upsetting, according to the National Headache Foundation and the National Heartburn Alliance.
Can, do!
Readers continue to voice love of canning
July 24, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Every so often I have one of those humbling experiences that feels sort of like hitting my head on a low ceiling. I once lived in an old house whose dimly lit basement was five feet deep at the bottom of the stairs.
Tart lemons add zest to sweet desserts
July 24, 2002
Lemons have more uses than decorating iced tea glasses or adding zest to your summertime drinks. Lemons also can be sweet in the dessert department.
Lemonade recipes
July 24, 2002
Funding crunch threatens airport security measures
July 24, 2002
Transportation Secretary Norman Mineta conceded Tuesday that there won’t be enough passenger screeners or explosives-detection equipment at airports to meet upcoming security deadlines without causing major inconveniences and flight delays, and he blamed Congress for not providing the necessary funding.
Pope summons strength to greet world’s youths
July 24, 2002
With the world watching, a frail but determined Pope John Paul II walked down the steps of his plane Tuesday instead of using a lift after arriving in Canada to join thousands of young Catholic pilgrims for World Youth Day.
State briefs
July 24, 2002
Topeka: E. coli strikes in Kansas Overland Park: Acid leak at pool injures two employees Kansas City, Kan.: Officers cleared in fatal shooting
Rings returned after 35 years
July 24, 2002
More than 35 years after it went down the drain, Jo Howard’s wedding ring has been returned to her. Howard no longer lives in the suburban Seattle house where her daughter, Valeria Mullen, accidentally washed a birthstone ring and Howard’s wedding ring down the sink.
Backyard wildlife zoo’s latest exhibit
July 24, 2002
Homeowners who want to invite nature into their own back yards can get some tips at Sunset Zoo. A new backyard wildlife habitat exhibit at the zoo features a walkway surrounded with plants, birdhouses, feeders, birdbaths and a bat house.
WNBA: Liberty cries uncle to Sam
July 24, 2002
Sheri Sam scored 24 points, grabbed six rebounds and had three steals as the Miami Sol snapped the New York Liberty’s four-game winning streak with a 54-46 victory Tuesday night.
Smoothies slip fruit into diet
July 24, 2002
Finding ways to work fruit into a daily diet can be a challenge. This recipe from the Oregon Raspberry and Blackberry Commission offers a new way to get up to four servings of fruit in one sitting by blending raspberries and blackberries into a smooth meal.
Armstrong remains in command
Spaniard captures longest stage, but U.S. cyclist retains Tour de France advantage
July 24, 2002
For Lance Armstrong, every second counts in the three-week Tour de France. Spanish rival Joseba Beloki surprised him briefly in Tuesday’s 15th stage the longest of the race at 140.43 miles by surging ahead in the final stretch.
Value of life
July 24, 2002
Child-care reality
July 24, 2002
Arbitrary action
July 24, 2002
J-W Editorials Preventing future flooding in Lawrence is a worthy goal, but simply adding on to federal standards isn’t the answer. The problem of providing flood protection in Lawrence doesn’t lend itself to the kind of one-size-fits-all solution some local officials are trying to apply to it.
Gracia Burnham to write book
July 24, 2002
A missionary held hostage in the Philippines for more than a year before the rescue operation in which her husband was killed plans to write a book about her experiences as a captive.
National League Roundup: Reds finish day of dealing with win
Cincinnati acquires starting pitcher Moehler from Tigers
July 24, 2002
Fans booed every time Pittsburgh catcher Jason Kendall popped from his crouch and held out his mitt, signaling another walk for Ken Griffey Jr. Instead of snapping photos of Junior swinging away, the fans had to save their film and wait one more batter for some real action.
Facilities study details big changes
July 24, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The Lawrence school board on Tuesday studied a facilities plan that could alter the district landscape. Board members met at district headquarters with representatives of the DLR Group, an Overland Park consulting firm, to review the firm’s analysis of 25 school buildings. Online extra: DLR presentation to school board
American League Roundup: Happy birthday, Nomar
Garciaparra, 29, tags three homers versus Rays
July 24, 2002
Nomar Garciaparra found a unique way to celebrate his 29th birthday: with three home runs. Garciaparra connected three times giving him a record-tying five home runs in two games and had eight RBIs to lead the Boston Red Sox over the Tampa Bay Devil Rays 22-4 Tuesday in a doubleheader opener. The Rays won Game Two, 5-4.
David R. Carter
July 24, 2002
Pauline F. Plitsch
July 24, 2002
Gooden scores 18
July 24, 2002
Former Kansas University forward Drew Gooden scored 18 points on 7-of-18 shooting in the Memphis Grizzlies’ 75-72 victory over Cleveland in summer league play on Tuesday. Gooden had 11 rebounds and four turnovers. He hit four of nine free throws.
Glenn L. Madsen
July 24, 2002
Renegades perfect in pool play
Lawrence advances to World Series elimination round
July 24, 2002
John Parker scattered eight singles and Nick Walters struck a key pinch-hit double to lift the Lawrence Renegades to a 6-3 win over the Kentucky Blue Grass Tribe on Tuesday in the USSSA World Series.
Lori Jo Maudlin
July 24, 2002
Frances K. Hemme
July 24, 2002
Fitch services
July 24, 2002
Japanese exchange students arrive for taste of Lawrence life
July 24, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Japanese exchange student Sawako Ishihara arrived Tuesday in Lawrence to begin soaking up culture. “I hope to have a great time in Lawrence,” the 16-year-old said during a welcoming reception Tuesday at Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
On the record
July 24, 2002
Former Tour champ suspended
Ullrich faces six-month penalty for drug use
July 24, 2002
The 1997 Tour de France champion, Jan Ullrich, was banned from cycling for six months Tuesday after testing positive for amphetamines. Ullrich was given half the maximum suspension and was fined $1,400, the German cycling federation said.
Little League: Players accuse coaches of trying to fix game
July 24, 2002
Little League Baseball Inc. is looking into players’ claims that their coaches asked them to throw a game against a rival. Members of the Kearny National All-Stars team said their coaches wanted to make it easier for the Kearny American All-Stars to win the district tournament.
ISU forward suspended
July 24, 2002
Iowa State senior Omar Bynum has been suspended from the team indefinitely following his arrest for possession of marijuana and driving while intoxicated. Bynum was booked at the Ames police station shortly after 1 a.m. Sunday and released about four hours later, Commander Jim Robinson said.
Andretti buys team
July 24, 2002
Michael Andretti has watched as many of CART’s high-profile owners have left for the rival Indy Racing League. Andretti isn’t ready to leave for the IRL and provide another blow to CART, but he is facing that possibility.
America’s Cup : Conner’s yacht sinks
July 24, 2002
Dennis Conner’s newest America’s Cup yacht sank Tuesday in the Pacific Ocean about a mile off Long Beach, just before it was to pick up a group of sponsors for an afternoon sail.
City commissioner’s lobbying for floodplain rules criticized
July 24, 2002
By Joel Mathis A member of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission says he doesn’t like being lobbied by City Commissioner David Dunfield on proposed floodplain regulations. “I am concerned that a member of a governing body is advocating before the (planning) commission on an action that’s going back before the governing body of which he is a member,” Planning Commissioner Ron Durflinger said.
American Legion: Raiders roll in opener
Madill overcomes shaky start in 10-2 victory
July 24, 2002
By Mike Miller There aren’t many ways to rattle Raiders ace Aaron Madill. Just ask Olathe North. North put up two runs in the second inning on Madill on Tuesday night during the second game of the American Legion Zone I Tournament at Free State Field. Maybe the Lawrence pitcher, who’s approaching the team record for innings pitched, was due for a loss.
6News video report: School board gets first look at money needed to improve schools
July 24, 2002
6News reports on Tuesday’s school board meeting where ideas were raised on how to improve Lawrence schools.
NFL Roundup: Signings heat up on eve of training camps
July 24, 2002
Quarterback Joey Harrington joined the Detroit Lions on Tuesday as the opening of training camps helped speed up contract talks for the top picks in April’s NFL draft.
AG: Kline should release FBI report
Stovall claims concern about candidate’s qualifications
July 24, 2002
Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall said Tuesday that Phill Kline should release details of his FBI background report conducted while he was a nominee for U.S. attorney. But Kline, campaigning to succeed Stovall, said he had no intention of asking the FBI for a copy of its report.
s commitment of funds to erect piece atop Capitol questioned
July 24, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Ad Astra has been per aspera on the campaign trail. The Kansa American Indian statue called Ad Astra is slated to be placed on top of the Statehouse dome soon at a cost of $750,000. The statue’s name comes from the state motto  ad astra per aspera  which means “to the stars through difficulties.”
Paintball distributor, retailer eyes expansion
July 24, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence is in the running as the site for a distribution center that would serve the nation’s largest manufacturer of paintball equipment. Lawrence resident Ken Farris, president of Extreme Sports Inc., said Tuesday that his company was seeking a site for a 5,000- to-10,000-square-foot warehouse to handle distribution for his company’s growing wholesale and Internet sales of paintball equipment.
State to release parolee list
July 24, 2002
By Dave Ranney The Kansas Department of Corrections agreed Tuesday to provide the Journal-World with the names of the nearly 500 former inmates who are wanted for violating parole. The newspaper requested the list Monday after it became apparent neighbors of Damien C. Lewis, a 22-year-old parolee charged last week with killing an elderly Lawrence couple, had no idea he was a wanted man.
Readers continue to voice love of canning
July 24, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Every so often I have one of those humbling experiences that feels sort of like hitting my head on a low ceiling. I once lived in an old house whose dimly lit basement was five feet deep at the bottom of the stairs.
KU study: Black smokers can benefit from antidepressant
July 24, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn A Kansas University School of Medicine study says that an anti-smoking drug works for blacks  whose smoking cessation success rate is 34 percent lower than whites. The research conclusions of Dr. Jasjit Ahluwalia and his team of five researchers were released today in the Journal of the American Medical Assn.
s lobbying for floodplain rules criticized
July 24, 2002
By Joel Mathis A member of the Lawrence-Douglas County Planning Commission says he doesn’t like being lobbied by City Commissioner David Dunfield on proposed floodplain regulations. “I am concerned that a member of a governing body is advocating before the (planning) commission on an action that’s going back before the governing body of which he is a member,” Planning Commissioner Ron Durflinger said.
Japanese exchange students arrive for taste of Lawrence life
July 24, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Japanese exchange student Sawako Ishihara arrived Tuesday in Lawrence to begin soaking up culture. “I hope to have a great time in Lawrence,” the 16-year-old said during a welcoming reception Tuesday at Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Lawrence advances to World Series elimination round
July 24, 2002
John Parker scattered eight singles and Nick Walters struck a key pinch-hit double to lift the Lawrence Renegades to a 6-3 win over the Kentucky Blue Grass Tribe on Tuesday in the USSSA World Series.
Facilities study details big changes
July 24, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The Lawrence school board on Tuesday studied a facilities plan that could alter the district landscape. Board members met at district headquarters with representatives of the DLR Group, an Overland Park consulting firm, to review the firm’s analysis of 25 school buildings. Â Online extra: DLR presentation to school board
Madill overcomes shaky start in 10-2 victory
July 24, 2002
By Mike Miller There aren’t many ways to rattle Raiders ace Aaron Madill. Just ask Olathe North. North put up two runs in the second inning on Madill on Tuesday night during the second game of the American Legion Zone I Tournament at Free State Field. Maybe the Lawrence pitcher, who’s approaching the team record for innings pitched, was due for a loss.
Briefly
July 24, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Yucca Mountain bill signed Washington, D.C.: House votes to allow Americans to travel to Cuba Washington, D.C.: Bush job approval dips
Briefly
July 24, 2002
Philadelphia: Abducted girl found unharmed Maryland: Ban proposed on snakehead fish