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Three Israelis, six Palestinian militants killed as Sharon heads to U.S.
June 8, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 6:48 p.m.) In a series of deadly episodes Saturday in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian gunmen killed a pregnant woman, her husband and an Israeli soldier at a mobile home settlement, while at least six armed Palestinians died.
Recovery workers find remains in buildings near ground zero
June 8, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 6:50 p.m.) Workers searching through debris in buildings adjacent to the World Trade Center site have found the remains of about a dozen people in the past week, city officials said Saturday. Recent visits with search dogs suggested more remains could be found, The Times said.
Bush says he is not ready to offer timetable for creation of Palestinian state
June 8, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 2:47 p.m.) President Bush on Saturday sidestepped Arab pleas to impose a deadline for Palestinian statehood while Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak defended Yasser Arafat and urged, “Give this man a chance.”
Palestinian gunmen attack Jewish settlement as Sharon prepares for U.S. trip
June 8, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 6:36 a.m.) Palestinian gunmen sprayed bullets through a cluster of mobile homes as the Jewish settlers inside were sleeping Saturday, killing three people including a pregnant woman and her husband.
Update: Year of death and terror for Kansas couple began with wedding anniversary splurge
June 8, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 6:34 a.m.) Martin and Gracia Burnhams, a missionary couple with modest tastes, decided to splurge for their 18th wedding anniversary and travel to an exclusive island resort in the southern Philippines.
Judge: Sebelius erred in Anthem decision
June 8, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A judge Friday rejected Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius’ order blocking Anthem Insurance Cos.’ purchase of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. Sebelius said she was considering an appeal, possibly to the Kansas Supreme Court.
Briefly
June 8, 2002
Washington: Group suing administration to determine anthrax facts Virginia: Classified access issue in Moussaoui terror case California: Firefighters near Los Angeles face 23,500-acre blaze
Cardinal promises an end to abuse
June 8, 2002
Cardinal Bernard Law assured a special church panel Friday the Roman Catholic Church would end the problem of sexual abuse while the panel offered new suggestions to better protect children.
National League Roundup: Giles shines against Brewers
Cleanup hitter continues sizz in 6-1 win over Milwaukee
June 8, 2002
The Milwaukee Brewers avoided Brian Giles as much as they could, so he did his damage when they had no chance to pitch around him. Giles hit a three-run double in the fifth inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Brewers, 6-1, Friday night.
Tyson, trainer talk
Former champ breaks media silence
June 8, 2002
After weighing in on an a faulty scale Thursday, Mike Tyson broke silence with the media as he spoke about Saturday night’s heavyweight title bout against Lennox Lewis. It seemed like the happiest Tyson had been all week.
World Cup Roundup: England tops Argentina; Spain makes 2nd round
June 8, 2002
David Beckham is back and carrying England’s World Cup hopes forward. After nearly two months recovering from a broken left foot and four years remembering the sorry end to his last world championship tournament Beckham’s penalty kick gave England a 1-0 victory over archrival Argentina on Friday.
Mary Ellen Ball
June 8, 2002
Former hostage eager to see her three children
June 8, 2002
The wife of slain missionary Martin Burnham telephoned family members in Kansas from her hospital bed in the Philippines to say she is well and looking forward to seeing her children.
Raiders win one, lose one in Hays
June 8, 2002
Lawrence’s Raiders 18-under American Legion baseball team split two games during pool play of the Hays Tournament on Friday. The Raiders pounded the Augusta Cubs, 8-1, in their opener before committing six errors while losing the nightcap, 5-3, to the Kansas City Grays.
Ex-Vandy coach vindicated
June 8, 2002
A women’s basketball coach forced to resign a day after Vanderbilt hired him did indeed earn two graduate college degrees as he stated on a resume, Miami of Ohio said Friday.
Horoscopes
June 8, 2002
Reuter celebrates anniversary
Lawrence organ company to show off bigger, more efficient facility
June 8, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The hum that can be heard throughout Reuter Organ Company’s year-old Lawrence manufacturing plant is music to the ears of company president Albert Neutel.
Business Briefcase
June 8, 2002
Aviation: Boeing’s Mulally denies candidacy for United Airlines Specialty Projects: Area companies get grants E-commerce: LaGarde plans to expand
Daily Ticker
June 8, 2002
s research says
June 8, 2002
By Mark Fagan The state’s efforts to build a freeway connecting Lawrence and Ottawa have little to do with improving safety on U.S. Highway 59, but instead are a larger plan to complete a damaging highway network in northeast Kansas, a group that opposes the project said Friday.
Hot air abundant on global warming
June 8, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services During the 2000 presidential campaign, candidate George W. Bush said he was skeptical about Vice President Al Gore’s fundamentalist doctrine on the threat of global warming.
Gregory heating up for Legend
Ex-Jayhawk on fire since becoming starter
June 8, 2002
By Gene Schinzel Kenny Gregory certainly wasn’t struggling for the Dodge City Legend during the first month of the USBL season. In the first 13 games, the former Kansas University guard/forward was one of the team’s top scorers, averaging nearly 15 points per game.
Songwriters say Spears stole their tune
June 8, 2002
Songwriters Michael Cottrill and Larry Wnukowski say they had high hopes for a pop tune they wrote and copyrighted in 1999. Its title was “What You See Is What You Get.”
Freeway won’t be safer, coalition says
U.S. 59 should be rebuilt on current route, group’s research says
June 8, 2002
By Mark Fagan The state’s efforts to build a freeway connecting Lawrence and Ottawa have little to do with improving safety on U.S. Highway 59, but instead are a larger plan to complete a damaging highway network in northeast Kansas, a group that opposes the project said Friday.
No symbiosis?
June 8, 2002
Journal-World Editorial A state official dipped into scientific terminology this week to come up with perhaps the most ridiculous redistricting analogy yet.
Martinez powers St. Louis to lopsided win over KC - Cardinals 12, Royals 6
June 8, 2002
Maybe Tino Martinez just needed to see some American League pitching again. Martinez raised his average 15 points to .246 and went 4-for-5 with a home run as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Kansas City Royals 12-6 Friday night.
People
June 8, 2002
Lopez splits with husband No. 2 Falwell satire site allowed to stay Bergman stocks foundation
Sentence delayed in dog mauling
June 8, 2002
Marjorie Knoller and Robert Noel’s sentencing was set back more than a week Friday after the judge in the dog mauling case said he needed more time to decide whether the couple should get a second chance at trial.
Pakistan shoots down spy plane
June 8, 2002
Pakistani jets shot down an unmanned Indian spy plane late Friday, Pakistan’s military said, shortly after a U.S. envoy declared tensions between the two nations had eased but not enough to eliminate the threat of war.
Big 12 football: KU-Iowa State to be on TV
June 8, 2002
The first Kansas football game of the 2002 season which doubles as the first game of the Mark Mangino era will be shown on television.
Priest may face local charge
June 8, 2002
By Mike Belt and Jim Baker Douglas County charges are expected against a priest who formerly worked at St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, which serves Catholics at Kansas University. On Thursday, the Rev. Dennis Schmitz was charged in Nemaha County with taking indecent liberties with a child.
Minnesota’s fund raising for minor sports is contrast to KU
June 8, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Last week, the University of Minnesota men’s golf team won the NCAA Division I championship. This is the same golf team and golf program that had been told by university officials several months ago that it would be eliminated, along with men’s gymnastics and women’s golf, as a cost-cutting move.
Walk gives survivors chance to celebrate for a good cause
June 8, 2002
By Mindie Paget The youngest survivor was 4, an innocent little girl with short brown hair. The oldest was 90, a gray-haired man still brisk on his feet. In between were hundreds of people who have kicked or are still fighting cancer.
On the record
June 8, 2002
Area Briefs
June 8, 2002
Lawrence planning office wants input on development Neighborhood groups gather to clean up brush, trash Moore files for re-election Charity shooting competition concludes today in Ottawa
Investors service slashes Sprint’s debt rating Investors service slashes Sprint’s debt rating
June 8, 2002
Sprint Corp.’s debt ratings were reduced to near-junk status by Moody’s Investors Service Friday. Moody’s cut its rating on Sprint’s senior unsecured long-term debt from Baa3 to Baa2, one notch above junk status. It cut Sprint’s short-term debt to Prime-3 from Prime-2.
NBA Finals: Lakers rout Nets
Shaq powers Los Angeles to 2-0 series lead
June 8, 2002
The task of stopping Shaquille O’Neal appears to be an impossible one for the New Jersey Nets. Preventing the Los Angeles Lakers from winning a third straight NBA title looks pretty improbable, too.
Final leg of Triple Crown could be most difficult for War Emblem
June 8, 2002
The Kentucky Derby and Preakness were relatively easy for War Emblem. The Belmont Stakes, however, is called “The Test of the Champion” for a reason.
NBA Draft: Tech’s Ellis getting attention
June 8, 2002
He was not yet halfway through a grueling stretch of cross-country plane rides, intense private workouts and draining one-on-one interviews, and yet Andy Ellis still didn’t need to be reminded of how easy he had it.
Interleague Roundup: NL’s best batter Bosox
League-leading Arizona tops AL counterpart, 7-5
June 8, 2002
Making their first-ever appearance in Fenway Park, the Arizona Diamondbacks beat Boston, 7-5, on Friday night as Miguel Batista lasted seven innings to snap a personal six-game winless streak.
Stanley Cup Finals: Hurricanes bringing hockey in June to North Carolina
June 8, 2002
The Stanley Cup has visited the top of a 14,000-foot peak and the bottom of Mario Lemieux’s swimming pool during its eventful 109-year existence. The most recognizable sports trophy in North America, it has been touched by tens of thousands, coveted by millions and won by a mere handful.
Ferrero, Costa to clash for men’s title
June 8, 2002
Juan Carlos Ferrero blocked out Marat Safin’s antics, uncorking shot after shot until he’d carved out a spot in the French Open final.
Sisters set for all-Williams women’s final
Venus, Serena Williams playing for a Grand Slam title for the second time in nine months
June 8, 2002
More than a decade ago in Compton, Calif., two sisters swatted strokes from opposite sides of a net, pretending the asphalt was the grass of Wimbledon, the hardcourts of the U.S. Open or the clay of the French Open.
U.S.-South Korea relationship tense
June 8, 2002
At the North Korean border, the United States and South Korea are allies. When it comes to sports these days, the relationship is tense, adding even more intrigue to their upcoming World Cup game.
Lawrence Catholic church drafts letter to bishops
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker The Pastoral Council of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky., has addressed a letter to Archbishop James P. Keleher of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas outlining the thoughts of parishioners on ways the church hierarchy could best handle the crisis of sexual abuse within the priesthood.
Calvary Church of God spreads its wings
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker After more than a year of work, a major building project at Calvary Church of God in Christ, 646 Ala., is nearly complete. Carrying an estimated price tag of more than $150,000, the project leaves Calvary with a new sanctuary; a new basement beneath the addition; and handicapped-accessible rest rooms for the first time.
A fair system of justice will help establish peace among siblings
June 8, 2002
I’ve been very careful to be fair with my children and give them no reason to resent one another. Nevertheless, they continue to fight. What can I do?
Chamber names development leader
June 8, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn An economic development leader who in four years helped attract more than 2,600 jobs to St. Joseph, Mo., will become Lawrence’s top economic development official.
Unemployment rate decreases in May
June 8, 2002
The nation’s unemployment rate unexpectedly fell in May for the first time in three months, to 5.8 percent. Economists cautioned the improvement probably would be temporary and new jobs would be hard to find.
Lawmakers seek continued involvement
U.S. troops should stay in Philippines, Tiahrt says, as long as they are ‘productive’
June 8, 2002
The United States should stay actively engaged with the Philippines following the conclusion of a hostage crisis involving American missionaries, U.S. lawmakers said Friday.
FCE & 4-H News
June 8, 2002
Mary Ellen Ball
June 8, 2002
Memorial services for Mary Ellen Ball, 86, Lawrence, will be at 3 p.m. Monday at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor Chapel. She died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. She had lived in Lawrence since 1991.
Walk gives survivors chance to celebrate for a good cause
June 8, 2002
By Mindie Paget The youngest survivor was 4, an innocent little girl with short brown hair. The oldest was 90, a gray-haired man still brisk on his feet. In between were hundreds of people who have kicked or are still fighting cancer.
Calvary Church of God spreads its wings
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker After more than a year of work, a major building project at Calvary Church of God in Christ, 646 Ala., is nearly complete. Carrying an estimated price tag of more than $150,000, the project leaves Calvary with a new sanctuary; a new basement beneath the addition; and handicapped-accessible rest rooms for the first time.
Lawrence Catholic church drafts letter to bishops
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker The Pastoral Council of St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church, 1234 Ky., has addressed a letter to Archbishop James P. Keleher of the Archdiocese of Kansas City in Kansas outlining the thoughts of parishioners on ways the church hierarchy could best handle the crisis of sexual abuse within the priesthood.
Priest may face local charge
June 8, 2002
By Mike Belt and Jim Baker Douglas County charges are expected against a priest who formerly worked at St. Lawrence Catholic Campus Center, which serves Catholics at Kansas University. On Thursday, the Rev. Dennis Schmitz was charged in Nemaha County with taking indecent liberties with a child.
6Sports video report: 4-Ball tournament down to two teams
June 8, 2002
6Sports reports on Friday’s action at the KCA 4-Ball tournament.
6Sports video report: Free State soccer camp prepares students for upcoming season
June 8, 2002
6Sports reports on the Free State High soccer camp for the Free State boys soccer team.
Briefly
June 8, 2002
Paris: Storms in Europe leave eight dead Germany: Columbine survivors share pain of shootings
Briefly
June 8, 2002
New York: Pioneer journalist dies New york: Millions OK’d to draw residents to WTC area
Lawrence organ company to show off bigger, more efficient facility
June 8, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The hum that can be heard throughout Reuter Organ Company’s year-old Lawrence manufacturing plant is music to the ears of company president Albert Neutel.
s fund raising for minor sports is contrast to KU
June 8, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. Last week, the University of Minnesota men’s golf team won the NCAA Division I championship. This is the same golf team and golf program that had been told by university officials several months ago that it would be eliminated, along with men’s gymnastics and women’s golf, as a cost-cutting move.
Hilger services
June 8, 2002
Meriden  Mass of Christian Burial for Paul N. Hilger, 91, Ozawkie, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Aloysius Catholic Church, Meriden. Burial will be in St. Aloysius Cemetery, Meriden. Mr. Hilger died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at St. Francis Hospital, Topeka.
Dale Delbert Love
June 8, 2002
El Dorado  Graveside services for Dale Delbert Love, 86, El Dorado, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Memorial Park Cemetery, Hutchinson. Memorial services will be at 2:30 p.m. Monday at First United Methodist Church, El Dorado. He was cremated. Mr. Love died Wednesday, June 5, 2002, at Susan B. Anthony Memorial Hospital, El Dorado.
s case
June 8, 2002
By Mindie Paget A mental health expert on Friday asked authorities to reduce charges against a Lawrence homeless advocate so that her court-ordered psychiatric evaluation could take place closer to Lawrence.
Food pantry issues emergency appeal
June 8, 2002
By Joel Mathis Douglas County’s ECKAN office needs some help to continue providing food to the poor. “We’re empty,” said Joyce Molina, coordinator of the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. in Lawrence.
stamp
June 8, 2002
By Mike Belt An honor guard of Lawrence-Douglas County firefighters on Friday helped unveil a new U.S. stamp that honors the heroes of Sept. 11 while raising money to support the families of emergency service personnel who were killed in attacks that day.
s most educated
June 8, 2002
By Terry Rombeck If the United States were a university, Lawrence would be on the honor roll. According to U.S. Census data released this week, the Lawrence metropolitan area has the sixth-highest percentage of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree of all cities in the United States.
Jerusalem City has first gay parade
June 8, 2002
Under heavy police guard, about 2,500 people marched Friday in the first gay pride parade in this holy city, despite fierce opposition from Jerusalem’s ultra-Orthodox Jewish leaders.
City softball results: 6/6
June 8, 2002
Here are the results of city softball league action from Thursday, June 6.
Kansan among dead in jungle shootout
Gracia Burnham survives gunbattle between rebels, U.S.-trained soldiers
June 8, 2002
U.S. missionary Martin Burnham was killed Friday in a shootout between Philippine soldiers and Muslim rebels who kidnapped the Kansas man and his wife more than a year ago.
County a top-10, to a degree
Census report places Lawrence area among nation’s most educated
June 8, 2002
By Terry Rombeck If the United States were a university, Lawrence would be on the honor roll. According to U.S. Census data released this week, the Lawrence metropolitan area has the sixth-highest percentage of adults with at least a bachelor’s degree of all cities in the United States.
Judge: Sebelius erred in Anthem decision
June 8, 2002
By Scott Rothschild A judge Friday rejected Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius’ order blocking Anthem Insurance Cos.’ purchase of Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Kansas. Sebelius said she was considering an appeal, possibly to the Kansas Supreme Court.
Kennedy kin found guilty in 27-year-old murder case
June 8, 2002
Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel was convicted Friday of beating Greenwich neighbor Martha Moxley to death in 1975 when they were 15 a crime that went unsolved for nearly a generation and raised suspicions his family connections had protected him.
Kelly booked on porn charges
R&B singer out on bail pending trial
June 8, 2002
Chicago Police booked R. Kelly Friday on child pornography charges stemming from a videotape that authorities say shows him having sex with an underage girl. “I’m just looking forward to my day in court,” a smiling Kelly told reporters after arriving back in Chicago from Florida Friday morning on a private plane.
Plants ordered to assess terror risks
White House requiring chemical, water and waste treatment firms to examine vulnerabilities
June 8, 2002
The Bush administration plans to require the nation’s 15,000 chemical, water and waste-treatment plants to assess how vulnerable they are to terrorists and then fix any problems, The Associated Press has learned.
Bush to reveal Mideast peace plan
June 8, 2002
President Bush praised what he called a new Arab understanding of the need to fight Middle East terrorism and welcomed Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak to Camp David expecting to hear a firm appeal for a timetable on a Palestinian state.
President makes case for Cabinet terror post
June 8, 2002
President Bush mobilized the power of his office Friday to press for approval of his Department of Homeland Security, but his plan faces the twin dangers of jealousy over legislative power and a tight congressional calendar.
Drug returns, despite deaths
June 8, 2002
In an unprecedented move, the government is again allowing sales of a drug that was pulled off the market after causing seven deaths heeding the pleas of patients suffering from irritable bowel syndrome.
Fire & Medical guard unveils ‘Heroes’ stamp
June 8, 2002
By Mike Belt An honor guard of Lawrence-Douglas County firefighters on Friday helped unveil a new U.S. stamp that honors the heroes of Sept. 11 while raising money to support the families of emergency service personnel who were killed in attacks that day.
Local Briefs
June 8, 2002
Fund-raiser: Car show organizers hope to help purse-theft victim Organizers of a car show taking place today and Sunday are hoping to raise money to assist a Lawrence woman whose purse was stolen as she visited a cemetery Memorial Day weekend. The Lawrence Street Rod Assn.’s fourth annual Wizard Run is expected to draw more than 350 classic cars from a four-state area to the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds, association member Tom Wilkerson said. During a 4 p.m. parade of the automobiles through downtown Lawrence today, organizers will pass donation buckets through the crowd. Donations also will be solicited at car show concession stands and during show registration. Money collected will benefit Sarah Miller, 83, who lost more than $200 when someone stole her purse. Miller’s car is sitting in a Baldwin repair shop waiting for a transmission replacement she can’t afford. The car show is open to the public from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday. ________________________________________ Schools: Wellsville principal resigns amid misconduct allegations Wellsville The Wellsville Elementary School principal resigned as allegations of misconduct with students surfaced. Jim Daugherty had been principal for 13 years. Two weeks ago the Wellsville school board asked its attorney, Bob Bezek, to investigate alleged policy violations by Daugherty during the past 10 years. Daugherty was suspended with pay at the time the investigation began. No criminal charges have resulted from that investigation. In addition, Ken Helms, parent of a Wellsville Elementary School student, contacted the Franklin County Sheriff’s Office recently about alleged misconduct involving Daugherty with Helms’ son. No charges have been filed in that incident. ________________________________________ Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.25 at several Lawrence locations. 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. Or visit the Pump Patrol message board at www.ljworld.com/section/gasoline.
6News video report: Relay for Life kicked off Friday night
June 8, 2002
6News reports on the participants in this year’s Relay for Life at Haskell Indian Nations University Stadium in Lawrence.
Food pantry issues emergency appeal
June 8, 2002
By Joel Mathis Douglas County’s ECKAN office needs some help to continue providing food to the poor. “We’re empty,” said Joyce Molina, coordinator of the East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. in Lawrence.
Acoustic music packs Holton Pickin’ Party
June 8, 2002
The ninth annual free Prairie Lake Pickin’ Party, sponsored by the Kansas Prairie Pickers Assn., continues today through Sunday at Prairie Lake, north of Holton.
Reduction of charges sought in homeless advocate’s case
June 8, 2002
By Mindie Paget A mental health expert on Friday asked authorities to reduce charges against a Lawrence homeless advocate so that her court-ordered psychiatric evaluation could take place closer to Lawrence.
Geary County attorney running for attorney general
June 8, 2002
Geary County’s chief prosecutor is running for attorney general. County Atty. Chris Biggs, a Democrat, launched his campaign Friday with a news conference on the steps of the county courthouse. He later had a similar event at the Statehouse.
Briefs
June 8, 2002
Walnut: Two dead in apparent murder-suicide Columbus, Kan.: Defendant pleads guilty to killing elderly woman
Services continue
June 8, 2002
Zoning issue
June 8, 2002
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
June 8, 2002
Water quenches thirst for activity
June 8, 2002
By Lenore Skenazy New York Daily News In the car. At the park. On the street. At work. Across the land, like frat boys after an anchovy pizza party, Americans are guzzling $2 bottles of the last free thing on Earth: water.
Redistricting battle moves to federal court
June 8, 2002
A federal judge plans to meet with attorneys Monday to set a schedule for resolving a lawsuit over the state’s new congressional redistricting plan. U.S. District Judge Julie Robinson is scheduled to meet with lawyers from the Secretary of State’s Office and the Attorney General’s Office at 1 p.m.
Oil tank explosion rocks southeast Kansas town
June 8, 2002
An oil tank explosion early Friday woke up the small southeast Kansas town of Dexter and sent one man to the hospital with minor injuries, authorities said. The injured man, whose name has not been released, was treated and released from the William Newton Hospital in Winfield, hospital officials said.
KGA Fourball: Final all-Wichita affair
June 8, 2002
By Andy Samuelson It was pretty difficult to tell Pete Krsnich and Jason Novascone apart on Friday. When one made a bad shot, the other responded with a perfectly placed ball. Like on hole No. 1 during the semifinals of the Kansas Golf Assn.
Women’s Pro Football: League taps Junction City
June 8, 2002
A women’s professional football league has awarded Junction City an expansion franchise the league’s first west of the Mississippi River with four more teams planned for cities in Missouri, Iowa and Nebraska.
Ex-NBA player pleads innocent
Jayson Williams says he’s not responsible for driver’s death
June 8, 2002
Former NBA player Jayson Williams pleaded innocent Friday to charges he fatally shot a limousine driver and then tried to make it look as if the victim fired the gun himself. Williams entered the plea to first-degree manslaughter and other charges during an arraignment before judge Edward M. Coleman. He remained free on $270,000 bail.
Bonds tours Yankee Stadium
San Francisco slugger pays visit to hallowed Monument Park
June 8, 2002
Barry Bonds pulled up to Yankee Stadium in a white stretch limousine, walked into America’s most famous ballpark for the first time and acted like it was no big deal. And then, after insisting he didn’t plan to check out Monument Park before Friday night’s game, the San Francisco slugger behaved like any other fan.
Indians trade disappointing Branyan to Reds for minor leaguer
June 8, 2002
Russell Branyan struck out with the Cleveland Indians, too. Branyan, a major disappointment in his first season as an everyday player, was traded Friday by the Indians to the Cincinnati Reds for minor league first baseman Ben Broussard.
WNBA: Mystics dismiss Fever
June 8, 2002
Chamique Holdsclaw took control, then let her Washington teammates worry about shutting down ex-Mystics star Nikki McCray. Holdsclaw came back to the lineup with 27 points and the Mystics spoiled McCray’s return to the MCI Center with an 89-68 victory over the Indiana Fever on Friday night.
Arena: Changes coming to lineup
June 8, 2002
Look for the United States to make some lineup switches against South Korea on Monday. Earnie Stewart appears doubtful, Claudio Reyna seems hopeful and Kasey Keller could take over for Brad Friedel in goal a rotation U.S. coach Bruce Arena might have determined before the start of the tournament.
Spiritual relief
Carving honors wife’s 75-year membership at Trinity
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker Gene Burnett wanted to do a little something special to commemorate his wife Barbara’s 75 years of membership at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. What he chose to do measures 6 feet long, 3 feet wide and weighs in at around 180 pounds.
Spirituality
June 8, 2002
Unitarian church sold, to become comedy club Wisconsin pastor fined for taunting woman
Religion Briefs
June 8, 2002
Parishioners to offer prayers for healing Bible school built around bug theme Small Groups Program still accepting members Guest celebrant slated at Trinity Episcopal CARE director to talk at Assembly of God Calvary Temple women to meet at deli Reception to honor new seminarian Nazarene church planning Bible school Potluck dinner marks church’s past, future Ministry to help those who’ve lost loved ones Bible school adopts rain forest theme Topeka minister to talk at Ninth Street Baptist
This ‘Atomic’ flick kind of a bomb
June 8, 2002
Maybe it’s a guy thing, but I just can’t resist movies with the word “Atomic” in the title. They’re guaranteed to have huge explosions, mutant creatures or both. “Atomic Twister,” (7 p.m., Sunday, TBS) ups the radioactive ante by throwing a tornado into the mix.
Crime & Punishment’ unusual summer TV
June 8, 2002
There’s a reason TV particularly during the summer doesn’t provide much challenging fare, says “Law & Order” creator Dick Wolf. “Television is a vast wasteland because most programmers underestimate the audience,” Wolf says, borrowing a phrase from former FCC chairman Newton Minow.
SBC to pay $3.6 million for alleged inaccuracy
Fine results from probe into long distance
June 8, 2002
SBC Communications Inc. will pay $3.6 million to federal regulators for filing inaccurate information in its applications to provide long-distance service in Kansas and three other states.
Engagements
June 8, 2002
Anniversaries
June 8, 2002
Wedding
June 8, 2002
Military News
June 8, 2002
Club News
June 8, 2002
Around and About
June 8, 2002
City softball results: 6/7
June 8, 2002
Here are the results of city softball league action from Friday, June 7.
Baseball Briefs
June 8, 2002
Griffey leaves game with injured hamstring Devil Rays pitcher wounded in shooting
Baseball Briefs
June 8, 2002
Owners, players address secondary labor issues Rangers activate Pudge Astros recall Everett
Briefly
June 8, 2002
Washington: Discoveries embarrass police in Levy case Space: Endeavour delivers new station crew Houston: Andersen jury asks to rehear testimony
Dale Delbert Love
June 8, 2002
Scouting News
June 8, 2002
Hilger services
June 8, 2002
No symbiosis?
June 8, 2002
Journal-World Editorial A state official dipped into scientific terminology this week to come up with perhaps the most ridiculous redistricting analogy yet.
INS in shambles
June 8, 2002
s 75-year membership at Trinity
June 8, 2002
By Jim Baker Gene Burnett wanted to do a little something special to commemorate his wife Barbara’s 75 years of membership at Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. What he chose to do measures 6 feet long, 3 feet wide and weighs in at around 180 pounds.
Chamber names development leader
June 8, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn An economic development leader who in four years helped attract more than 2,600 jobs to St. Joseph, Mo., will become Lawrence’s top economic development official.