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New anti-terrorism visa regulations proposed
June 5, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 3:29 p.m.) WASHINGTON The Justice Department proposed new anti-terrorism visa regulations Wednesday to subject tens of thousands of visitors to heavier scrutiny.
Hemenway warns of ‘real, ongoing cuts’ at KU
June 5, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 12:15 p.m.) Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway today announced that a shortfall in state funding will result in budget cuts that could produce job losses and the discontinuance of some programs.
Israeli army warns of more Palestinian suicide attacks
June 5, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 2:09 p.m.) MEGIDDO, Israel A Palestinian suicide bomber pulled a car packed with explosives alongside a moving bus and blew it up Wednesday in a huge fireball that killed 17 passengers 13 of them Israeli soldiers. The military warned Palestinians were shifting tactics to kill more Israelis each time they strike.
Panel overwhelmed with terrorist information
June 5, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:28 p.m.) WASHINGTON Faced with tens of thousands of documents and more coming in every day, leaders of a congressional inquiry into the Sept. 11 attacks say they are dealing with much more information than they anticipated.
KU Football: Olathe North standout to walk on at Kansas
June 5, 2002
By David Mitchell Jonathan Lamb had lots of choices. In the end, he had to pick Kansas. Lamb, a multi-sport athlete from Olathe North High, has decided to join the Jayhawk football program as a preferred walk-on.
Minnie L. Frasier
June 5, 2002
Marie E. Shirer
June 5, 2002
Heartland Park results: 5/31
June 5, 2002
Here are the results from HPT on Friday, May 31.
The Iceman freezes the field at Thunderhill
June 5, 2002
The Topless Outlaw Racing Association presented by Trio Machine Inc. made their first of six trips to the lightning fast Thunderhill Speedway. The Iceman Delbert Smith made the most of it with his first A Feature win of the year.
French Open: Capriati to meet Williams in semis
Serena overpowers Pierce, awaits showdown against No. 1 seed
June 5, 2002
To defend her French Open title, Jennifer Capriati will need to beat at least one Williams sister. And perhaps both. With “Friends” star Matthew Perry pulling for her from the guest seats, Capriati beat Jelena Dokic 6-4, 4-6, 6-1 Tuesday to set up a semifinal showdown against Serena Williams.
D-Day drama on Discovery
June 5, 2002
What matters more in history, the great events that happened, or the crucial things that never occurred? “D-Day Beneath the Waves” (8 p.m., Discovery) examines a secret weapon that did not work as planned, and a momentary fiasco that may have cost thousands of lives.
Region Briefs
June 5, 2002
Kansas City, Mo.: Funding cuts target 52 teaching jobs Albuquerque: Kansan faces charges for in-flight disturbance Kansas City, Mo.: Log dropped onto I-70; three people are injured
KU law student has close view of standoff
Summer clerk’s room right below gunman’s at Wichita hotel
June 5, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Theresa Freed thought her husband Chris Loethen was joking early Tuesday when he said he was calling her from the Wichita Police Department.
A.G. asked to file redistricting lawsuit
June 5, 2002
Junction City residents upset over a congressional redistricting map passed by the Legislature have taken their case to the attorney general. Atty. Gen. Carla Stovall has been asked by a group from Junction City to file a lawsuit over the plan, which puts the military town in the 1st District and nearby Fort Riley in the 2nd.
Israelis conduct drill simulating terror attack
June 5, 2002
Realistic-looking smoke gushed Tuesday from the fifth floor of a 30-story office building in a Tel Aviv suburb, in a drill simulating the Sept. 11 attack in New York.
Arafat presents plan for reform to CIA chief
June 5, 2002
Responding to growing U.S. pressure to fight terror, Yasser Arafat presented CIA Director George Tenet with a plan Tuesday for restructuring the unwieldy Palestinian security apparatus.
Jayni’ prepares meal of lamb and spring vegetables
June 5, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Late Spring Dinner.” Host Jayni Carey, right, will prepare a variety of dishes, including this recipe for “Cafe Lamb Chops.”
States sue maker of cancer drug
June 5, 2002
Kansas and 28 other states sued Bristol-Myers Squibb Co. on Tuesday, accusing the maker of the cancer drug Taxol of fraudulently keeping less-expensive generic versions off the market.
Wasteful tactic
June 5, 2002
Zoning protest
June 5, 2002
Park the mowers
June 5, 2002
Misplaced opinion
June 5, 2002
Royals pick pitcher sixth
June 5, 2002
Zack Greinke, a tall right-hander with unusual poise for a high school player, was Kansas City’s first-round choice in the June baseball draft Tuesday. “I’m starting to calm down now a little bit,” said the 18-year-old.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
June 5, 2002
Kansas City clips Chicago - Royals 3, White Sox 2
June 5, 2002
Miguel Asencio earned his first major league win as the Kansas City Royals defeated the Chicago White Sox, 3-2, Tuesday night. Asencio, making his third career start, pitched 61/3 innings. He allowed one run and four hits with two walks and two strikeouts.
Ndegeocello reclaims revolutionary soul on latest release
June 5, 2002
“Just cuz civil rights is law doesn’t mean that we all abide/Tell me are you free?” Ndegeocello asks in the opening track of her fourth album, “Cookie: The Anthropological Mixtape” (in stores Tuesday) a striking return to her early role of revolutionary soul singer after focusing chiefly on the ups and downs of romantic relationships in her last album, 1999’s “Bitter.”
Colorado residents inspect wildfire’s damage to homes
June 5, 2002
Dozens of families headed back into the charred foothills Tuesday to search for remnants of their lives after a 4,400-acre wildfire destroyed more than 80 homes. Fire officials began allowing the residents into the area after cooler weather and scattered rain helped slow the fire.
Don’t take me out to ballgame
Fun lacking at Hoglund
June 5, 2002
By Chuck Woodling You can’t beat fun at the old ballpark unless, of course, your team is losing and so Hoglund Ballpark, home of the Kansas University baseball team, has rarely been more than half full on game days or nights.
Drought conditions intensify debate on Missouri River
June 5, 2002
High water destroyed Charlotte Cadwell’s marina on Lake Francis Case in 1997, so she rebuilt. Now the 72-year-old woman faces a different foe: low water.
Robertson successful overseas
Former Jayhawk standout in Dutch league
June 5, 2002
By Gary Bedore Former Kansas University guard Ryan Robertson looks more like a marathon runner than a basketball player these days. “I played so many minutes in Holland 40 minutes a game that I lost a lot of weight,” said the 6-foot-5, 180-pound Robertson, who has just returned to the United States from the Netherlands, where he led his Eiffel Towers Nijmegen team to a runner-up finish in the Dutch Pro League championship series.
School master plan ideas take shape
Board, consulting group continue to work toward bond election
June 5, 2002
By Tim Carpenter A centralized athletic complex for Lawrence public school district’s sports programs. Office suites for high school faculty. Modification of junior high school consumer science classrooms to get away from traditional cooking and sewing curriculum.
Hydrogen-powered car crosses country
June 5, 2002
A hydrogen-powered car completed a cross-country trip Tuesday, a first-of-its kind journey that promoters say proves the cleaner-burning fuel can be a viable alternative to gasoline.
Hiratsuka intern completes City Hall stint
June 5, 2002
A resident of Lawrence’s sister city of Hiratsuka, Japan, said farewell Tuesday to Lawrence after studying at Kansas University and working for the city during the past year.
KCK Democrat seeks statewide office
June 5, 2002
If elected Secretary of State, Sen. David Haley promised to trim 10 percent from the office’s budget and work to guarantee accurate and accessible elections. Haley, D-Kansas City, said Tuesday he would challenge Republican incumbent Ron Thornburgh for the post.
Briefly
June 5, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Senate mulls stronger rules to protect sacred Indian sites Denver: Twin hijacking exercise tests response to terrorism Afghanistan: Rockets miss coalition target Washington: More extensive identification of foreign visitors sought
James M. O’Grady
June 5, 2002
Online series profiles leader of Oread neighborhood group
June 5, 2002
To some, it’s Lawrence’s student ghetto. To others, it’s a quaint housing area steeped in Lawrence history. Still others view it as a battle zone between university and neighborhood interests.
Local briefs
June 5, 2002
Appointment: Lawrence VFW post announces slate of officers Alford-Clarke Post 852 of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, 138 Ala., recently announced its new officers for 2002-‘03. They are: Vern Russell, commander; Robert Montgomery, senior vice commander; David Drummond, junior vice commander; Jim Clovis, judge advocate; Ben Saathoff, chaplain; and John Hughes, quartermaster. The new officers will take their positions at week’s end. _________________________________________ Culture: Hospice course to examine Indian attitudes on death Midland Hospice Care of Topeka is having a workshop on American Indian perspectives on death and dying at 9 a.m. Tuesday. Intended for nurses, social workers, pastors and chaplains, the three-hour workshop at the hospice’s education center, 200 S.W. Frazier Circle, Topeka, will feature the Rev. Kara Hawkins, a Nez Perce medicine singer and spiritual healer. For more information, call Harmony Hines, (785) 232-2044. _________________________________________ Environment: City awaiting evaluation of pesticide-free parks idea The city will take its time before expanding the number of parks it puts off-limits to pesticides, officials said during a hearing Friday. Last month, the city of Lawrence dedicated three areas encompassing more than 12 acres as “pesticide-free parks.” During a follow-up hearing Tuesday with city employees and several members of the Kaw Valley Greens, Parks and Recreation Director said the city must now watch and wait for the results. “We want time to evaluate what we’re doing,” Fred DeVictor told the Journal-World. “We fully expect we can do more of those (parks) in the future.” _________________________________________ Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.25 at Site at 23rd Street and Haskell Avenue. 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.
Joint monitoring of Kashmir proposed
June 5, 2002
Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee said today that India would consider jointly monitoring the disputed Kashmir border with its longtime rival Pakistan.
Hearings begin on intelligence lapses
June 5, 2002
A joint congressional panel agreed Tuesday to conduct a surprisingly broad probe of intelligence failures surrounding Sept. 11, even as President Bush acknowledged past lapses and sought to curb Congress’s appetite for an ever-widening investigation.
Storms ground KJHK, Life Star
June 5, 2002
By Mike Belt Downpours that hammered Lawrence at midday Tuesday were accompanied by lightning that knocked a radio station off the air and grounded an emergency helicopter. The storms moved out of the Lawrence area by late afternoon. Skies should clear by this afternoon and temperatures will be in the upper 70s, forecasters said.
Injured pit bulls renew concerns about dogfights
June 5, 2002
By Janet Reid Dogfighting is an illegal blood sport, but Lawrence Humane Society officials say they are convinced it is all too common in Douglas County. Animal cruelty investigators for the society found two pitbulls dumped in southern Douglas County.
Egyptian exhibit larger than 1970s King Tut tour
June 5, 2002
A replica of the 50-foot burial chamber that once housed the mummy of Pharaoh Thutmose III will be the main piece of an exhibit bigger than the blockbuster King Tut touring show of the 1970s.
ECO2 struggling to stay alive
November tax vote seen as futile; group seeks infusion of new blood
June 5, 2002
By Mark Fagan A two-year effort to inject financial life into Douglas County development and preservation efforts is teetering on life support, and its supporters are clamoring for a personnel transfusion.
Summer school enrollment endures despite fee increase
June 5, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Fifteen-year-old Aaron Kraemer couldn’t wait Tuesday to exit the driving class lecture at Lawrence High School. He wanted to slide behind the wheel of a white, four-door Pontiac Grand Am, or any other drivers’ education vehicle, and put pedal to metal.
Baseball Briefs
June 5, 2002
Twins activate Rivas from disabled list Phillies sign Woodard to minor-league deal Brown in hospital with back pain Seattle’s Suzuki leads AL All-Star voting
Activists in Hong Kong mark Tiananmen Square anniversary
June 5, 2002
Exercising freedoms denied to mainland Chinese, thousands of Hong Kong residents gathered Tuesday for a candlelight vigil to mark the 13th anniversary of the military crackdown on protests in Tiananmen Square.
Pirates take pitcher No. 1
Ball State ace whiffed 139
June 5, 2002
The Pittsburgh Pirates know No. 1 draft pick Bryan Bullington still needs some work. “We still look at him as a couple of years away,” general manager Dave Littlefield said after taking the Ball State right-hander with the first pick in Tuesday’s draft.
American League Roundup: Twins annihilate Cleveland, 23-2
Finally healthy, Minnesota sets franchise record for winning margin
June 5, 2002
With their entire lineup finally healthy, the Minnesota Twins showed the Cleveland Indians what they’re capable of. Luis Rivas came off the disabled list and went 4-for-6 with five runs scored and five RBIs as the Twins posted their most lopsided win, 23-2 over the Indians on Tuesday night.
National League Roundup: Hot Cards close on Reds
St. Louis wins, 8-5, pulls within game of Cincy
June 5, 2002
The hard-charging Cardinals are starting to get under the Cincinnati Reds’ skin. Fernando Vina had three hits and Albert Pujols hit a two-run homer Tuesday night, extending St. Louis’ dominance of the Reds with an 8-5 victory.
UPS workers urge higher pay, more jobs
June 5, 2002
The Teamsters rallied at United Parcel Service facilities across the country Tuesday, demanding higher pay and more full-time jobs in the shadow of a July 31 deadline. “The pace has picked up, so they know we’re serious,” Teamsters President James P. Hoffa told protesters, wearing brown shorts and shirts, gathered in the parking lot of the UPS distribution facility in suburban Washington, D.C.
Bullet leads Mystics past Starzz
June 5, 2002
Vicky Bullet scored 23 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead the Washington Mystics to a 97-89 victory Tuesday night over the Utah Starzz, despite the absence of All-Star Chamique Holdsclaw.
Women closing wage gap but disparity remains
June 5, 2002
Women in the United States earned only 73 cents for every dollar men were paid in 1999, though the gap narrowed during the 1990s, according to census figures released Tuesday. Women gained roughly 7 cents on the dollar during the 10-year period, according to the Census Bureau’s long form.
Source: 76ers’ Brown to join Hall of Fame
June 5, 2002
After coaching more than 1,200 games in 30 seasons of basketball, winning an NCAA title at Kansas University and leading the 76ers to the NBA Finals last season, Larry Brown has achieved his greatest honor.
Bishops’ panel urges crackdown on priests who molest children
June 5, 2002
A panel of Roman Catholic bishops called Tuesday for a zero-tolerance policy against priests who molest children in the future and a two-strikes-you’re-out policy for those guilty of past abuse, acknowledging “enormous pain” over scandal in the church.
World Online video: KU expansion key issue for Oread
June 5, 2002
Three challenges face the Oread Neighborhood: dealing with university expansion, preserving existing housing stock and encouraging families with children to move into the neighborhood, says Greg Hickam, president of the Oread Neighborhood Assn.
Union leaders, company officials to meet
June 5, 2002
Leaders of the union representing former workers at Lawrence’s Farmland nitrogen fertilizer plant will be meeting with company officials on Monday to begin negotiations over a possible severance package for the former employees.
World Cup Roundup: South Korea wins, Japan ties, China loses
June 5, 2002
South Korea was the biggest star on Asia’s biggest day at the World Cup. Playing in its sixth Cup finals, the co-host won for the first time Tuesday when it beat Poland 2-0 in Busan, South Korea.
Lawrence plant manager for Farmland retires
Fertilizer facility’s future uncertain
June 5, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence’s Farmland nitrogen fertilizer plant still may be on standby, but its plant manager no longer is. Dick Lind, plant manager at the Lawrence facility for the past 12 years, retired from the company Friday, and there are no current plans to replace him, company officials said.
Daily ticker
June 5, 2002
Stanley Cup Playoffs: Carolina ‘mongrels’ stun Red Wings, 3-2
June 5, 2002
Carolina Hurricanes coach Paul Maurice playfully calls them the “mongrels,” and they needed just one game of the Stanley Cup finals to stun Motown.
Accuracy, cost issues cloud scholarly research journals
More and more universities dropping subscriptions as study shines light on new problems
June 5, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A study released Tuesday questioning the accuracy of scientific journals reports blames overzealous publicists and conflicts of interest for the problems. But Kansas University officials say the bottom-line problem is the bottom line skyrocketing costs of scholarly journals are causing schools to drop subscriptions, which deprives many scientists quick access to publications containing state-of-the-art research.
Kuwaiti fingered as 9-11 architect
Bin Laden lieutenant also accused of having hand in ‘93 trade center bombing
June 5, 2002
Investigators believe they have identified a Kuwaiti lieutenant of Osama bin Laden as the likely mastermind of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks, a senior U.S. counterterrorism official said Tuesday.
s at Wichita hotel
June 5, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn Theresa Freed thought her husband Chris Loethen was joking early Tuesday when he said he was calling her from the Wichita Police Department.
prepares meal of lamb and spring vegetables
June 5, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Late Spring Dinner.” Host Jayni Carey, right, will prepare a variety of dishes, including this recipe for “Cafe Lamb Chops.”
More and more universities dropping subscriptions as study shines light on new problems
June 5, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A study released Tuesday questioning the accuracy of scientific journals reports blames overzealous publicists and conflicts of interest for the problems. But Kansas University officials say the bottom-line problem is the bottom line  skyrocketing costs of scholarly journals are causing schools to drop subscriptions, which deprives many scientists quick access to publications containing state-of-the-art research.
Kansas University courses in full swing
June 5, 2002
The students have returned to Kansas University  at least some of them. Tuesday marked the first day of summer classes at KU. Though state policy forbids universities from releasing enrollment totals until last day of the summer session, about 10,500 students typically attend summer courses at KU.
November tax vote seen as futile
June 5, 2002
By Mark Fagan A two-year effort to inject financial life into Douglas County development and preservation efforts is teetering on life support, and its supporters are clamoring for a personnel transfusion.
Storms ground KJHK, Life Star
June 5, 2002
By Mike Belt Downpours that hammered Lawrence at midday Tuesday were accompanied by lightning that knocked a radio station off the air and grounded an emergency helicopter. The storms moved out of the Lawrence area by late afternoon. Skies should clear by this afternoon and temperatures will be in the upper 70s, forecasters said.
Grady
June 5, 2002
Mass of Christian Burial for the Rev. James M. O’Grady, 82, Lawrence, will be at noon Thursday at Corpus Christi Catholic Church. Burial, with military graveside services, will be in St. Joseph of the Valley Cemetery, near Leavenworth. Rev. O’Grady died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He had lived in Lawrence since January 1985.
Minnie L. Frasier
June 5, 2002
Raymond, Wash. Â Graveside services for Minnie L. Frasier, 97, Raymond, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Fern Hill Cemetery, near Raymond. Mrs. Frasier died Monday, June 3, 2002, at Willapa Harbor Hospital, South Bend, Wash.
Marie E. Shirer
June 5, 2002
Washington  Services for the Rev. Marie E. Shirer, 49, Washington, D.C., will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at St. Columba’s Episcopal Church, Washington, D.C. She was cremated. The Rev. Shirer died Tuesday, June 4, 2002, at Washington Home and Hospice.
Hall Center announces lecture series lineup
June 5, 2002
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will kick off the 2002-‘03 Humanities Lecture Series at Kansas University. The series, sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities, is in its 55th year. Lecturers are nominated by KU faculty members.
KU Football: Olathe North standout to walk on at Kansas
June 5, 2002
By David Mitchell Jonathan Lamb had lots of choices. In the end, he had to pick Kansas. Lamb, a multi-sport athlete from Olathe North High, has decided to join the Jayhawk football program as a preferred walk-on.
Lawrence services
June 5, 2002
Memorial services for Ruth Elizabeth Lawrence, 56, Lawrence, will be at a later date. She was cremated. She died Saturday, June 1, 2002, at LakeView Manor, Lawrence.
Free or fee?
June 5, 2002
Journal-World Editorial County commissioners are right to try to draw the line on providing sheriff’s officers free of charge for area events.
6Sports video report: Four ball tournament delayed by lightening
June 5, 2002
6Sports reports on Tuesday’s action at the KGA Four ball tournament.
6Sports video report: Raiders game cancelled
June 5, 2002
6Sports reports on the cancellation of the Lawrence Raiders’ game against Kansas City Post 199.
Hiratsuka intern completes City Hall stint
June 5, 2002
A resident of Lawrence’s sister city of Hiratsuka, Japan, said farewell Tuesday to Lawrence after studying at Kansas University and working for the city during the past year.
Summer school enrollment endures despite fee increase
June 5, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Fifteen-year-old Aaron Kraemer couldn’t wait Tuesday to exit the driving class lecture at Lawrence High School. He wanted to slide behind the wheel of a white, four-door Pontiac Grand Am, or any other drivers’ education vehicle, and put pedal to metal.
Injured pit bulls renew concerns about dogfights
June 5, 2002
By Janet Reid Dogfighting is an illegal blood sport, but Lawrence Humane Society officials say they are convinced it is all too common in Douglas County. Animal cruelty investigators for the society found two pitbulls dumped in southern Douglas County.
Budget comment session draws handful
June 5, 2002
By Joel Mathis If there’s widespread public interest in the city’s 2003 budget preparations, it was difficult to tell Tuesday night.
Free or fee?
June 5, 2002
Journal-World Editorial County commissioners are right to try to draw the line on providing sheriff’s officers free of charge for area events.
6News video report: Dog fighting continues to rise in Douglas County
June 5, 2002
6News reports on a dog fight that occured over the weekend.
Fox Sports Net returning to local cable
Sunflower Broadband adding network to expanded-basic lineup July 1
June 5, 2002
By David Mitchell Fox Sports Midwest is scheduled to televise 15 Kansas City Royals games from July until the end of the season. Unlike some of the team’s earlier games, Lawrence residents will actually be able to see those 15 games because Fox Sports Net is returning to Sunflower Broadband’s lineup July 1.
World Briefs
June 5, 2002
Japan: Kyoto Protocol ratified Argentina: Uruguay’s president apologizes for remark Russia: Building collapses in St. Petersburg Spain: Step taken to ban Basque political party
Pepper spray can ward off pests
Beetles poke small holes in leaves, while grasshoppers more destructive
June 5, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Some people peg the beginning of summer to the end of the school year, others to the Memorial Day holiday. In my mind, summer begins when we string together consecutive days with high temperatures in the 90s and I have to plan for weeding and watering my vegetable garden.
Rich got richer during the 1990s
June 5, 2002
The economic prosperity of the 1990s gave a financial boost to Americans who were already doing well, producing fatter paychecks and more college degrees, Census figures show.
Kerry seeks to escape Kennedy shadow
June 5, 2002
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group Last Friday night, as he has so often before in his almost 40-year Senate career, Ted Kennedy stood before hundreds of the faithful at the Massachusetts Democratic convention, giving them the message.
Nation Briefs
June 5, 2002
Chicago: McDonald’s apologizes for mislabeling fries New York City: 17 alleged members of crime family indicted Connecticut: Skakel jury breaks after six hours San Diego: Trial starts in case of kidnap, murder Iowa: Heavy rains cause flooding in 3 states
On the record
June 5, 2002
Lecompton-area road plans scrutinized
June 5, 2002
By Mark Fagan Another road upgrade, another 10 acres. That’s the price A.K. Winter will pay for next year’s reconstruction of County Road 1029, between the Farmers Turnpike and Lecompton.
Car bomb kills at least seven on Israeli bus
June 5, 2002
A powerful car bomb exploded next to a bus and caused it to burst into flames during the morning rush hour today, killing at least seven people and wounding more than 20, police and rescue workers said.
Breaking report: United States 3, Portugal 2
June 5, 2002
What a way to start a World Cup. Branded last-place losers for four years, the United States gave soccer - and the folks back home - a wakeup call Wednesday with a shocking 3-2 upset of Portugal, the world’s fifth-ranked team.
Briefcase
June 5, 2002
Automaker: GM leader to retire in 2003 Agriculture: Cattle producers, agency challenge county regulations Forecast: Greenspan says economy will grow at slower pace Wall Street: Trading company subject of new SEC investigation
Sunflower Broadband adding network to expanded-basic lineup July 1
June 5, 2002
By David Mitchell Fox Sports Midwest is scheduled to televise 15 Kansas City Royals games from July until the end of the season. Unlike some of the team’s earlier games, Lawrence residents will actually be able to see those 15 games because Fox Sports Net is returning to Sunflower Broadband’s lineup July 1.
Roasted pork leaves out the fat
June 5, 2002
Richly satisfying food doesn’t need to involve loads of fat or hours of work. This tasty recipe for roasted pork coaxes out the flavor of the meat with just a touch of oil, garlic and fennel seed, and half an hour in the oven lets it cook perfectly. Each serving has only about 5 grams of fat.
Lawrence services
June 5, 2002
Area briefs
June 5, 2002
Power outage hits southern area of Lawrence early today Attempted purchase leads to drug arrest Perry resident pleads guilty to federal drug charge Suspect in hotel robbery tells judge police erred Reception scheduled for artist’s exhibit
Budget comment session draws handful
June 5, 2002
By Joel Mathis If there’s widespread public interest in the city’s 2003 budget preparations, it was difficult to tell Tuesday night.
People
June 5, 2002
The Spanish love Woody, too Aniston lawsuit proceeds In the line of duty Acting on students’ behalf
Tyco titan charged with tax violations
Former chief executive pleads innocent in alleged art scheme
June 5, 2002
Dennis Kozlowski, the dealmaking titan who built Tyco International into a huge conglomerate, was charged Tuesday with illegally avoiding more than $1 million in sales taxes on paintings, including works by Renoir and Monet.
Actor to drive at Speedway
Priestly enters Kansas 100 race set for July 7
June 5, 2002
Actor Jason Priestley will soon be in a new zip code Kansas City, 66111. Priestley, who appeared on the TV show “Beverly Hills 90210,” will drive the No.7 HomeMed Pharmacy entry fielded by Indy Racing League front-runner Kelley Racing in the 2002 Indy Racing Infiniti Pro Series Kansas 100 at Kansas Speedway.
TV creates news celebrities
June 5, 2002
By Mike Hoeflich Kansas University School of Law I have been reading a fascinating recent book written by Judge Richard Posner, “Public Intellectuals: A Study of Decline.” Judge Posner, a former law professor at the University of Chicago Law School and now a federal judge on the Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals, has played an important role in the development of legal theory in the past few decades.
A thrilla on the grilla
Start planning for leftovers before you put the turkey over the charcoal
June 5, 2002
For all Bobby Flay’s wide-ranging, year-round relish in food and cooking, grilling has a special flavor for him. “I’ve always loved grilling. It brings me back to my childhood and spending time with my family,” the New York-based chef said.
Nets passed on Kobe, Jackson
June 5, 2002
Imagine if Kobe Bryant and Phil Jackson were with New Jersey instead of the Los Angeles Lakers. Sounds implausible, but both things nearly happened. If Jackson had made a different decision in 1999, and if Bryant hadn’t changed his mind the day of the 1996 draft, both could be with the Nets today.
Oread home to diverse interests, says neighborhood leader
June 5, 2002
Some have called it Lawrence’s student ghetto. Others see it as a vibrant, but quaint housing area steeped in Lawrence history. Still others view it as a turf battle zone, where neighbors must be vigilant to keep housing stock from being swallowed up by Kansas University’s campus. But to Greg Hickam, it’s home sweet home.
52 teams still waiting to finish lightning-plagued first round at Alvamar
June 5, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lawrence golfers Brent Mertz and Randy Conroy might be considered among the lucky ones Tuesday during the first day of the Kansas Golf Assn. Fourball Championship at Alvamar. They were one of only 32 teams that played an entire first round before a third lightning delay stopped the first round of qualifying with 52 teams left either on the course or still waiting to tee off.
s future uncertain
June 5, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence’s Farmland nitrogen fertilizer plant still may be on standby, but its plant manager no longer is. Dick Lind, plant manager at the Lawrence facility for the past 12 years, retired from the company Friday, and there are no current plans to replace him, company officials said.
Briefly
June 5, 2002
Syria: Villages flooded when dam collapses Bosnia: Police raid offices of Islamic charity El Salvador: Political asylum granted to Venezuelan officer India: Train hits bus, throws it into canal Ireland: Airline, pilots reach deal
Camp teaches youngsters about food sources, preparation
June 5, 2002
Wet weather slows golfers
52 teams still waiting to finish lightning-plagued first round at Alvamar
June 5, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lawrence golfers Brent Mertz and Randy Conroy might be considered among the lucky ones Tuesday during the first day of the Kansas Golf Assn. Fourball Championship at Alvamar. They were one of only 32 teams that played an entire first round before a third lightning delay stopped the first round of qualifying with 52 teams left either on the course or still waiting to tee off.
Jubilee leaves golden glow
A million cheering fans congratulate queen as celebration ends
June 5, 2002
Huge flag-waving crowds cheered Queen Elizabeth II on Tuesday in a display of loyalty and affection as Britain celebrated the 50th anniversary of her reign with regal processions and an exuberant international carnival.
No-call list put on hold
June 5, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Kansans wanting relief from telemarketers will have to wait a little longer. The Kansas Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday stopped accepting registration forms from residents who want to be added to a new no-call list that will prohibit most telemarketers from calling them at home.
No-call list put on hold
June 5, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Kansans wanting relief from telemarketers will have to wait a little longer. The Kansas Attorney General’s Office on Tuesday stopped accepting registration forms from residents who want to be added to a new no-call list that will prohibit most telemarketers from calling them at home.
Camp teaches youngsters about food sources, preparation
June 5, 2002
My daughter picked up a flyer on the Local Food to Local Kids camp. Can you tell me more about it? This is going to be an awesome experience for youth ages 12-14. The camp will give youth the opportunity to know other kids from across the county and gain a good understanding of how our local food is produced, marketed and prepared for consumption. It brings together the whole concept of “from our land to your hands.”
Tips to ensure your gobbler is juicy and safe
June 5, 2002
Here are some tips from Butterball Turkey that will make your grilling simpler and safer.
9-11 forged a new nation
June 5, 2002
By E.R. Shipp New York Daily News We knew the day would come that day when what once was the World Trade Center, because of the dedication of the volunteers who sought to find the remains of the dead, would become The Pit.
Horoscopes
June 5, 2002
Hall Center announces lecture series lineup
June 5, 2002
A Pulitzer Prize-winning author will kick off the 2002-‘03 Humanities Lecture Series at Kansas University. The series, sponsored by the Hall Center for the Humanities, is in its 55th year. Lecturers are nominated by KU faculty members.
Kansas University courses in full swing
June 5, 2002
The students have returned to Kansas University at least some of them. Tuesday marked the first day of summer classes at KU. Though state policy forbids universities from releasing enrollment totals until last day of the summer session, about 10,500 students typically attend summer courses at KU.