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Five U.S. soldiers injured, two Afghan allies killed in ambush
July 27, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 6:10 p.m.) Five American soldiers were injured and two Afghan militiamen were killed Saturday in a 4-hour gun battle in eastern Afghanistan during a search for Taliban and al-Qaida fighters believed holed up in the lawless region.
Pennsylvania rescue workers drill shafts closer to trapped miners
July 27, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 6:11 p.m.) With heavy equipment and heartfelt prayers, rescue workers drew tantalizingly close Saturday to a dark and cramped chamber where they hoped to find nine trapped coal miners alive, and return them to their loved ones.
Fort Bragg stunned by recent slayings of soldiers’ wives
July 27, 2002
The wives of four Army soldiers at Fort Bragg, N.C., have been slain in the past six weeks, allegedly by their husbands, in a rash of violence that has shocked the Special Operations Command and left Army commanders deeply concerned, officers at the base said Friday.
Delay request denied in serial murder case
July 27, 2002
The Kansas murder trial of a man accused of killing three women there as well as two other women and a girl in Missouri will proceed as scheduled in September. Johnson County District Judge John Anderson denied the defense request for another delay after four hours of arguments Thursday.
Stay-at-home moms are essential part of U.S. workforce
July 27, 2002
What answer do you have for those who say being a mother and a housewife is boring and monotonous? Some women see the responsibility that way, but we should recognize that most other occupations are boring, too.
Armstrong tired of drug talk
American cyclist says French doping probe ‘a joke’
July 27, 2002
Lance Armstrong called the ongoing French doping probe into his U.S. Postal Service team “a joke,” but added that he doesn’t care about the investigation anymore. Instead, Armstrong is focused on winning his fourth straight Tour de France and trying for a fifth next year.
Texan two stages from 4th straight title
Leader five minutes ahead of nearest rival
July 27, 2002
Lance Armstrong doesn’t have a rider threatening to cut into his lead in the final two stages of the Tour de France. He likes it that way. Armstrong finished 24th in Friday’s 18th stage, 11 minutes, 42 seconds behind winner Thor Hushovd.
Nascar Winston Cup: Elliott snares record-tying pole
Driver has chance to become first with 5 wins at Pocono
July 27, 2002
Bill Elliott was the fastest qualifier for the second week in a row, and tied the record Friday for the most career poles at Pocono Raceway. On Sunday, in the Pennsylvania 500, Elliott will try to become the first driver to win five times on the mountaintop. Despite that, he hasn’t done well on the track in recent years, last winning in 1989.
IRL: Hornish ‘not comfortable’ during Michigan debut
July 27, 2002
It’s hard to imagine Sam Hornish Jr. being uncomfortable before any Indy Racing League event. The defending IRL champion is the only driver with three victories this year and he has finished third and second since winning at Richmond International Raceway a month ago.
Spirituality
July 27, 2002
Growing church attendance fuels building Court: Washington wrong to bar scholarship School may turn mosque into weight room
Around and about
July 27, 2002
Appealing to churchgoers is integral part of Texas campaigning
July 27, 2002
As the fall campaign season nears, politicians are already setting their sights on the faithful, particularly in the home state of proudly Christian President Bush. Few places have a more potent mix of faith and politics than Texas, where churches sprout up along lonely stretches of highway as frequently as mesquite bushes and Dairy Queens.
Results in: ‘Van Hagar’ wins
Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth - Verizon Wireless Amphitheater, Bonner Springs, Kan. - 07/26/2002
July 27, 2002
By Michael Newman Sammy Hagar and David Lee Roth, touring together yet separately, demonstrate the difference between playing and performing. Hagar is all about having a blast and being delighted that his audience is there to be part of it. Roth just wants you to look at him as though he’s still the king of MTV. Hagar’s out there rocking people’s socks off. Roth’s just trying to pull this off.
Debate would come at a price
Officials will have to raise $500,000 to bring candidates to Lawrence
July 27, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Bringing a presidential debate to Lawrence in 2004 wouldn’t be inexpensive. Organizers say they’d need to raise more than $500,000 if they want the candidates to square off here as part of the city’s 150th birthday celebration.
TV legend tackles timely new project
July 27, 2002
Norman Lear, among the most influential television producers of all time, says his best production is yet to come. It won’t be a TV show, though. It’s a gift from the heart. “I am building a show,” Lear said. “It’s a revival, a red, white and blue revival … that will get people to their feet, witnessing to the fact that they realize they matter as Americans.”
Religion briefs
July 27, 2002
Garden donations being accepted First Christian pianist playing at workshop Series to focus on Hindu beliefs Women’s group to meet at Mustard Seed Seminar to explore ‘gifts of Holy Spirit’ Church to offer discipline studies Trinity bids farewell to interim rector Music camp focuses on David, Goliath Drama presentation based on C.S. Lewis Rummage sale to raise money for ministry Speeches to focus on old hymns
Area briefs
July 27, 2002
One injured in K-10 collision Driver in fair condition after roll-over accident Douglas County Free Fair kicks off with horse show Federal appeals court rejects age-discrimination suit Police investigating apparent murder-suicide Session will help employ people with disabilities Jayhawk Jog to course through Shawnee park
Bankruptcy bill to make dissolving debts harder
Congress expected to pass legislation after 5 years of debate
July 27, 2002
Breaking a yearlong deadlock, key lawmakers reached agreement Thursday night on legislation making it harder to dissolve debts through bankruptcy court. The legislation has been hung up over a Democratic demand for a provision ensuring that abortion protesters who are sued successfully may not use bankruptcy laws to avoid payment.
CART: Tracy takes provisional lead with warmup
July 27, 2002
Paul Tracy was starting to get really frustrated before he realized he had won the provisional pole for the Vancouver Molson-Indy. The Canadian driver wound up at the top of the field Friday with a lap of 1 minute, 1.888 seconds, or 103.600 mph but it wasn’t the lap he was hoping for.
Rita Richardson Beachler
July 27, 2002
Briefly
July 27, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Clintons ask taxpayers to reimburse Whitewater bills Arkansas: Military plane crashes; pilot parachutes into tree Canada: Son of prime minister charged with sexual assault
Briefly
July 27, 2002
Florida: FedEx plane crash delays election filing California: Suspect charged with starting wildfire California: Student convicted of holding class hostage Washington, D.C.: Bush celebrates 1990 disabilities act New Jersey: Court: Teacher should go to jail in sex case New York: Sept. 11 victims, kin get college scholarships
Inmate shortage may close juvenile detention center
July 27, 2002
With hardly any juveniles to lock up, a western Kansas juvenile detention center may soon be forced to close. The daily average of inmates at the Greater Western Kansas Regional Juvenile Detention Center has fluctuated between zero and two recently.
BOE Democrats square off in primary
July 27, 2002
By Scott Rothschild In one of few Democratic Party primary election races, a retired teacher, Hershel Martin, is taking on incumbent Janet Waugh to represent the State Board of Education district that covers eastern Douglas County and all of Wyandotte, Leavenworth and Jefferson counties.
WNBA Roundup: Fever defense dooms Lynx
Catchings ties steals record in 73-63 Indiana victory
July 27, 2002
Tamika Catchings tied the WNBA record with nine steals and scored 23 points in the Indiana Fever’s 73-63 victory against the Minnesota Lynx on Friday night. Catchings, the league scoring leader, tied the record set by Phoenix’s Michelle Brogan in 1998.
Leaf puts end to diappointing career
July 27, 2002
When Ryan Leaf didn’t show up for the Seattle Seahawks’ quarterbacks meeting, Trent Dilfer figured something must be wrong. As the starter and leader, Dilfer immediately called Leaf in the scenic town of Coeur d’Alene, Idaho, on Thursday night and learned of his plans to retire from the NFL.
Scouting news
July 27, 2002
Good question
July 27, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Informing the public and local law enforcement about state parole violators is long overdue. Why has the Kansas Department of Corrections never made public a list of former inmates who were wanted for parole violations?
USSSA World Series: Renegades knocked off in championship
July 27, 2002
Try as they might, the Lawrence Renegades couldn’t steal two games from the Team Connecticut Bombers. The Bombers, from Hartford, Conn., lived up to their name Friday, beating Lawrence, 16-5, in the championship game of the USSSA World Series.
Gannon starts camp with new contract
July 27, 2002
Rich Gannon took heat during the summer for missing various workouts while he negotiated a new contract. So the Oakland quarterback, always a proponent of the team’s offseason program, was uncharacteristically on the defensive as the team opened training camp Friday.
Racing briefs
July 27, 2002
Keller wins Busch pole for first time since 1999 Rain washes qualifying; Musgrave on truck pole Hakkinen retiring Schumacher fastest in German GP practice
Warriors continue youth movement
Musselman now league’s youngest coach
July 27, 2002
Eric Musselman has youth, boundless energy and a willingness to be patient. He’ll need all three qualities to turn around the Golden State Warriors, who made him the NBA’s youngest head coach on Friday.
Camps Roundup: Ricky Williams might get new contract
Dolphins, agents in ‘fruitful’ discussions
July 27, 2002
The Miami Dolphins have begun talking with agents for running back Ricky Williams about a new contract. Team officials met for about an hour Thursday with agents Leigh Steinberg, Jeff Moorad and Warren Moon, the former NFL quarterback. When the Dolphins traded for Williams in March, Steinberg said he wanted a new deal.
4 Jewish settlers killed in ambush
July 27, 2002
Palestinian gunmen killed four Jewish settlers Friday in an ambush of two cars in the southern West Bank, Israeli authorities said. The dead included a couple and one of their children.
Suspect leads officials to 6-year-old girl’s body
July 27, 2002
A 6-year-old girl vanished from a suburban St. Louis home Friday and was killed by a man who had stayed there overnight, police said.
Prisons served meat to inmates
July 27, 2002
Hundreds of inmates were served meatloaf that prison officials knew was made with beef recalled because of E. coli contamination, state officials acknowledge. About 2,500 pounds of recalled ConAgra ground beef was given to inmates at Buena Vista Correctional Complex and two other state prisons since June 5.
Indoor shows, exhibits offer respite from summer heat
July 27, 2002
Area theaters offer a chance to get inside and take a break from the summer heat. Among the offerings are “Little Women,” “Annie Warbucks” and “Alice in Wonderland.” Here are some other offerings this weekend:
6News video report: City asking residents to watch water use
July 27, 2002
6News reports on the effects the high temperatures are having on city water levels.
War doesn’t erase human values
July 27, 2002
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald Last week, my colleague, Miami Herald political cartoonist Jim Morin, published a picture of the World Trade Center towers with Star of David flags on top. Numberless planes are shown taking aim at the skyscrapers, one of them trailing a banner that says “Suicide Bombers.” Jim’s caption reads, “Understanding Israel.”
New knocks on legal system
July 27, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services It is now possible in America to win a discrimination lawsuit against a private business without ever having applied for a job. One may also seek damages against an establishment if he wants a lap dance in a certain room but can’t get there because the room is not wheelchair accessible. Read on.
NFL preseason: Chiefs kick off camp
Kansas City opens with few key newcomers, without Sims, Gonzalez
July 27, 2002
Coming off a 6-10 season in this era of free agency, the 2002 Kansas City Chiefs seem remarkably similar to last year. In fact, Dick Vermeil opened his second training camp as Chiefs head coach Friday with only a handful of key newcomers left tackle Willie Roaf, kicker Morten Andersen, wide receiver Johnnie Morton and, if he ever does arrive, rookie defensive tackle Ryan Sims.
The trek to Toronto
Lawrence Catholics to renew their faith at World Youth Day
July 27, 2002
By Jan Biles About 25 members of St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center are among the World Youth Day pilgrims who will be participating tonight in an all-night vigil in Toronto, Canada. The vigil, at a former airfield north of Toronto, will lead up to a Sunday morning Mass conducted by Pope John Paul II. The Mass is expected to draw half a million people, most aged 16 to 35.
National League Roundup: Cardinals club Cubs, 8-4
Eye surgery helps Perez; Renteria gets hit No. 1,000
July 27, 2002
A routine eye exam has made all the difference for Eduardo Perez. Perez, Jim Edmonds and Tino Martinez all homered, powering the St. Louis Cardinals to an 8-4 victory Friday night over the Chicago Cubs.
Evolution still issue for BOE elections
July 27, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Scratch beneath the surface of the State Board of Education races and a controversial word reappears: Evolution. In 1999, a conservative majority on the board made international news by de-emphasizing evolution in public school science standards.
Residents sweat out heat wave
July 27, 2002
By Mike Belt Temperatures soared across Kansas again on Friday as searing heat settled in for a weekend stay. So, how hot did it get in Lawrence?
Big 12 football notebook: Colorado suffers during offseason
July 27, 2002
By David Mitchell The euphoria following Colorado’s first Big 12 championship didn’t last long. The Buffs stunned Nebraska, 62-36, in the 2001 regular-season finale at Boulder, Colo., then topped Texas, 39-37, in the conference championship game Dec. 1 at Irving, Texas.
6Sports video report: Raiders go on top early, win tourney
July 27, 2002
6Sports reports on the Lawrence Raiders baseball game against Olathe North in the Zone Tournament finals. The Raiders defeated the Eagles 10-5.
6Sports video report: Free State Volleyballers hoping have better season
July 27, 2002
6Sports reports on the Free State Volleyball camp that was held this week.
t have Applewhite
July 27, 2002
By David Mitchell For the first time in his college career, Chris Simms won’t have to worry about a quarterback controversy. On the other hand, the senior quarterback from Texas won’t have an experienced player to push him or back him up this fall because longtime rival and teammate Major Applewhite was a senior last season.
Rita Richardson Beachler
July 27, 2002
Modesto, Calif. Â Services for Rita Richardson Beachler, 69, Modesto, Calif., will be 10 a.m. today at Modesto Covenant Church. Burial will be in Lakewood Memorial Park, Hughson. Mrs. Beachler died Tuesday, July 23, 2002, at Memorial Care Center, Modesto.
Farmers counting on rain for soybeans to provide a decent fall harvest
July 27, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Dry weather has damaged much of the county’s corn crop beyond repair, area agriculture experts said this week. And now area farmers are becoming increasingly worried that their fields of soybeans will be the next to fall victim to the near-drought conditions.
BOE Democrats square off in primary
July 27, 2002
By Scott Rothschild In one of few Democratic Party primary election races, a retired teacher, Hershel Martin, is taking on incumbent Janet Waugh to represent the State Board of Education district that covers eastern Douglas County and all of Wyandotte, Leavenworth and Jefferson counties.
Good question
July 27, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Informing the public and local law enforcement about state parole violators is long overdue. Why has the Kansas Department of Corrections never made public a list of former inmates who were wanted for parole violations?
Officials will have to raise $500,000 to bring candidates to Lawrence
July 27, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Bringing a presidential debate to Lawrence in 2004 wouldn’t be inexpensive. Organizers say they’d need to raise more than $500,000 if they want the candidates to square off here as part of the city’s 150th birthday celebration.
Despite the heat, the show must go on
July 27, 2002
By Joel Mathis Music may have charms to soothe the savage beast, but it couldn’t tame the beastly heat Thursday afternoon at South Park. Still, more than a dozen of Julie Holmberg’s young violin students and their parents braved the temperatures for a picnic and an informal recital in the relatively cool shade of the park’s bandstand.
Take extra precautions in extreme hot weather
July 27, 2002
The best way to stay out of trouble in the kind of heat forecast for today is to stay indoors and avoid extreme temperature changes. If you don’t have air conditioning, stay low and out of the sun.
Homeland security bill wins House OK
July 27, 2002
The Republican-led House voted Friday to create an enormous Homeland Security Department, the biggest government reorganization in decades. It grants President Bush broad personnel powers he insists are key to confronting an agile, cunning terrorist threat.
District hires wife of former mayor
July 27, 2002
Dianne Cleaver, wife of former Mayor Emanuel Cleaver, has been hired by the Kansas City school district as a temporary executive. Cleaver had been brought on board in late May by Supt. Bernard Taylor Jr. for a number of duties including improving community and government relations and coordinating new and existing programs.
Take extra precautions in extreme hot weather
July 27, 2002
The best way to stay out of trouble in the kind of heat forecast for today is to stay indoors and avoid extreme temperature changes. If you don’t have air conditioning, stay low and out of the sun.
On the record
July 27, 2002
World Online: Panorama - Broken Arrow Park
July 27, 2002
Summer sizzle to continue
Residents sweat out heat wave
July 27, 2002
By Mike Belt Temperatures soared across Kansas again on Friday as searing heat settled in for a weekend stay. So, how hot did it get in Lawrence?
Miner rescue workers suffer setback
July 27, 2002
Rescuers desperately trying to reach nine coal miners trapped 240 feet underground struggled to cut an escape hole Friday after a drill bit broke in a heartbreaking setback that cost them nine precious hours.
Evolution still issue for BOE elections
July 27, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Scratch beneath the surface of the State Board of Education races and a controversial word reappears: Evolution. In 1999, a conservative majority on the board made international news by de-emphasizing evolution in public school science standards.
Violinists brave hottest day yet
Despite the heat, the show must go on
July 27, 2002
By Joel Mathis Music may have charms to soothe the savage beast, but it couldn’t tame the beastly heat Thursday afternoon at South Park. Still, more than a dozen of Julie Holmberg’s young violin students and their parents braved the temperatures for a picnic and an informal recital in the relatively cool shade of the park’s bandstand.
Gas company fined for leak
July 27, 2002
A Tulsa-based natural gas company must pay the largest fine allowed by state law after gas explosions shook Hutchinson last year, killing a couple in their mobile home, destroying two downtown businesses and forcing the evacuation of hundreds of people.
Kansas City art museum drops daily admission fee
July 27, 2002
After a 15-month test run, the Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art has decided to permanently drop its daily admission fee, with the possible exception of charging for some special exhibits.
K.C. officials consider arts tax
July 27, 2002
Cultural leaders in the Kansas City area are discussing the possibility of asking voters to support a bistate tax to benefit only the arts. Joan Israelite, president of the Arts Council of Metropolitan Kansas City, said arts leaders were assessing an arts-only campaign, but it was too early to provide details.
Minnelli and husband plan TV show
July 27, 2002
What good is sitting alone in your room … if no one is there to watch? Liza Minnelli and new husband, David Gest, will be staging a “Cabaret” at their house and you’re invited.
Ozzy and wife face lawsuit
July 27, 2002
A producer has sued Ozzy Osbourne and the rock musician’s wife, claiming the couple stole the idea for their hit MTV reality series “The Osbournes” from him.
Gas leak blamed for blast
July 27, 2002
An explosion blamed on a natural gas leak lifted a house off its foundation, but the two people inside escaped safely. The blast occurred about 7 a.m. Thursday, tearing the front off the house and propelling furniture and other contents into the yard.
Lawmakers want to know why beef recall was delayed
July 27, 2002
Some congressional Democrats are asking the Agriculture Department to explain why it took months to order a recall of 19 million pounds of hamburger meat suspected of harboring E. coli bacteria.
District considering policy to trim student brochures
July 27, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence public school children routinely tote home backpacks stuffed with colorful brochures about soccer leagues, art classes and dozens of other youth activities. Many notices are transferred directly to trash cans at home.
What’s Online: Legion baseball coverage available online
July 27, 2002
World Online reports on this seasons legion baseball coverage available online.
CD review: Ten Years and Running - MXPX
July 27, 2002
Punk-rock super band MXPX takes a stroll down memory lane with its 11th release. The CD features 16 of the band’s classic tracks along with three new songs.
Rising fees
July 27, 2002
Cost of growth
July 27, 2002
Museum support
July 27, 2002
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
July 27, 2002
Police: Wife ran over husband three times
July 27, 2002
A woman who apparently suspected her husband of having an affair was charged with murder for allegedly running him over three times and leaving her silver Mercedes-Benz parked on top of him.
Testing drug compounds too costly, experts say
July 27, 2002
Testing compound drugs to prevent another pharmacist from diluting medicine would be expensive, complicated and time-consuming, a group of medical professionals told U.S. Sen. Kit Bond on Friday.
Wichita businessman, philanthropist dead at 81
July 27, 2002
Willard Garvey, who amassed one of the largest grain empires in the world and is remembered by the city’s mayor as a “a giant in the history of Wichita,” died Thursday. He was 81.
Dry weather cooks corn crop
Farmers counting on rain for soybeans to provide a decent fall harvest
July 27, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Dry weather has damaged much of the county’s corn crop beyond repair, area agriculture experts said this week. And now area farmers are becoming increasingly worried that their fields of soybeans will be the next to fall victim to the near-drought conditions.
Graves asks Bush for help with drought conditions
July 27, 2002
Gov. Bill Graves is pushing the federal government to provide emergency aid to farmers struggling because of drought conditions in much of the state. Graves wrote letters Friday to President Bush and Agriculture Secretary Ann Veneman. Among other things, he asked them to declare 43 Kansas counties disaster areas, making farmers eligible for low-interest loans.
Sprint stock tumbles on rumors
Overland Park-based company denies cash crunch as share price hits 14-year low
July 27, 2002
Sprint Corp. said on Friday it has strong liquidity and a fully funded business plan for the rest of the year and beyond, countering market rumors of a cash crunch that sent its stock down more than 25 percent on Friday.
Wall Street posts best gains in 10 weeks
July 27, 2002
Wall Street finished a tumultuous week on an upbeat note Friday, with stocks posting a solid advance and raising hopes that the worst of the market’s decline might be over. The gain helped the Dow Jones industrials achieve their biggest weekly advance in 10 weeks.
Kansas City suffers fifth straight loss - White Sox 10, Royals 2
July 27, 2002
It didn’t take long for Willie Harris to fill the void that Ray Durham left. The highly touted Harris, now getting a full-time chance in the majors after Durham was traded, hit his first big league home run as the Chicago White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals, 10-2, Friday night.
On the web
July 27, 2002
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Hayes tied atop John Deere
Course-record 10-under-par 61 helps pro catch Funk
July 27, 2002
J.P. Hayes shot a course-record 10-under-par 61 on Friday for a share of the second-round lead with Fred Funk in the John Deere Classic. “It was a lot of fun,” Hayes said after the lowest round of his PGA Tour career. “I felt like I was going to play well, but you never expect something like that. The putter was the difference.”
Leach laughing through pain
July 27, 2002
Mack Brown looked oh so cool in a silky burnt-orange polo shirt emblazoned with the Longhorns’ symbol. Kevin Steele appeared as if he was headed to a corporate board meeting in his dark pinstriped suit. Mike Leach?
Local briefs
July 27, 2002
Headquarters Inc. seeks volunteers for move Elections: Turnout increasing for advanced voting Recognition: KU Med lands doctors on “Best in America” list Gasoline Prices: Patrol eyes best deals
USSSA World Series: Renegades knocked off in championship
July 27, 2002
Try as they might, the Lawrence Renegades couldn’t steal two games from the Team Connecticut Bombers. The Bombers, from Hartford, Conn., lived up to their name Friday, beating Lawrence, 16-5, in the championship game of the USSSA World Series.
American League Roundup: Rookie Lopez lifts O’s
Anaheim spanks Seattle, moves into first place in West
July 27, 2002
Rodrigo Lopez is even surprising himself with how well things are going. Lopez pitched eight strong innings for his 11th win, the most by a Baltimore rookie since 1989, leading the Orioles to a 9-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night.
Buckner returns to Shea Stadium
July 27, 2002
Bill Buckner sounded perfectly content to be back at Shea Stadium. Sitting in a field box behind home plate as a guest of New York manager Bobby Valentine, Buckner said he was getting a nice greeting from Mets fans Friday night.
Theater holding auditions today
July 27, 2002
The Gem Theatre, 18th and Vine, is looking for singers, dancers and actors between the ages of 13 and 19 to audition for a variety show.
American Legion Baseball: Raiders roll to state
Lawrence wins zone championship, 10-5
July 27, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Matt Berner picked up where he left off Thursday night, blasting a two-run home run in the first inning Friday night, and the Lawrence Raiders followed his lead by piecing together a 10-5 victory over the Olathe North Eagles to claim their third straight American Legion Zone II championship.
SDSU replaces logo
July 27, 2002
San Diego State University is replacing its logo of a red-faced profile of an Aztec warrior with a red and black monogram reading SD State.
College to help children with sales at ‘Skins camp
July 27, 2002
Five children who were kicked out of the Washington Redskins practice area for selling drinks and cookies to fans are now getting some help with their enterprise. Dickinson College will help the youths sell cookies at a site next to the college’s concession stand. The cookies will be made in the college’s state-licensed kitchen.
Holmes, Esch weigh in
July 27, 2002
Eric “Butterbean” Esch will have less of a weight advantage in tonight’s 10-round fight against former heavyweight champion Larry Holmes.
Engagements
July 27, 2002
Weddings
July 27, 2002
Club news
July 27, 2002
Baseball briefs
July 27, 2002
Labor talks break until next week DeJean apologizes Jays’ Fletcher retires<
J-W seeks photos of gatherings
July 27, 2002
The Journal-World is looking for photos but not just any old posed pictures. We want to see you at club picnics, fraternity and social parties, gatherings, benefit fund-raisers any event where you, your friends and colleagues might gather.
Big 12 football: Simms alone at QB
Texas signal-caller won’t have Applewhite
July 27, 2002
By David Mitchell For the first time in his college career, Chris Simms won’t have to worry about a quarterback controversy. On the other hand, the senior quarterback from Texas won’t have an experienced player to push him or back him up this fall because longtime rival and teammate Major Applewhite was a senior last season.
NBA briefs
July 27, 2002
Heat, T’wolves to play in Dominican Republic Bulls’ Williams signs pact with adidas Spurs re-sign Rose for $42 million Cavs’ Stith has surgery Lakers ink three players
Lawrence wins zone championship, 10-5
July 27, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Matt Berner picked up where he left off Thursday night, blasting a two-run home run in the first inning Friday night, and the Lawrence Raiders followed his lead by piecing together a 10-5 victory over the Olathe North Eagles to claim their third straight American Legion Zone II championship.