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At least two dead after Greyhound bus crashes into tractor-trailer in central Texas
June 9, 2002
(Updated Sunday at 5:06 p.m.) A Greyhound bus crashed into a tractor-trailer on a central Texas interstate Sunday, killing at least two passengers and injuring more than a dozen others, authorities said. The bus was headed east on Interstate 20 from Dallas to Los Angeles when it rear-ended the tractor-trailer, Mitchell County Sheriff’s Department deputy Darrell Campbell said.
President’s chief of staff says Bush trying to avoid Soviet-style domestic intelligence agency
June 9, 2002
(Web Posted Sunday at 12:02 p.m.) President Bush left the FBI out of his proposed domestic security department in part because he did not want the new Cabinet-level agency to resemble an “old Soviet-era” creation, his chief of staff said Sunday.
Nerve gas contamination found at U.S. base in Pakistan
June 9, 2002
Investigators have found traces of nerve agents and mustard gas at a U.S. base in Uzbekistan and are trying to determine if any of the thousands of troops who have passed through were exposed, U.S. military officials said Sunday.
Philippine troops hunt rebels who kidnapped Americans in a three-pronged attack
June 9, 2002
The Philippine military stepped up its attack Sunday on Muslim rebels considered more vulnerable now that they no longer held hostages as human shields.
T-Ball tougher than it sounds
June 9, 2002
By Chuck Woodling A fun thing happened to me the other night. I saw my first T-Ball game. Yeah, I know. I should have seen one before now. But I hadn’t. Now after witnessing just one T-Ball game I consider myself an expert, of course.
Witness: Hostages killed in cross fire
June 9, 2002
Neither of the hostages killed during a blood-soaked rescue attempt Friday in the Philippines appeared to have been executed by their captors, according to the sole surviving captive, but rather died in a hail of gunfire between government troops and the Muslim extremists.
FBI translator program comes under scrutiny
June 9, 2002
The FBI and the Justice Department are investigating a whistle-blower’s allegations of security lapses in the translator program that has played an important role in interpreting interviews and intercepts of Osama bin Laden’s network since Sept. 11, officials said.
Slain hostage shares premonitions of death in letters to his children
June 9, 2002
American missionary Martin Burnham wrote of love for his children and narrated his yearlong captivity in a series of letters that hint he expected to die, officials said Saturday.
Century-old artifacts return to Wintu
Tribe hopes museum exhibit will help bid for federal recognition
June 9, 2002
A nearly forgotten American Indian tribe from northern California hopes a new museum exhibit will help raise awareness of its history and boost its bid for federal recognition.
Youths learn of Nazi horrors from Auschwitz survivors
June 9, 2002
Aging survivors of the Auschwitz death camp shared their stories with young Poles and Germans on Saturday in the first Holocaust education program financed by a German fund for Nazi-era slave laborers.
Judge sides with Allen on film contract lawsuit
June 9, 2002
A judge decided Friday that Woody Allen’s film producers wrongly interpreted contracts with the comic director, prompting settlement talks in his $12 million lawsuit over the films’ profits.
Networks announce guest lineups for Sunday news shows
June 9, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Bush resists setting deadline for Palestinian statehood
June 9, 2002
President Bush met Saturday with Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak as part of an intensified U.S. effort to rescue tattered Middle East peace prospects, but Bush resisted Mubarak’s call for a specific timetable to establish a Palestinian state.
Ice breaks’ in India, Pakistan dispute
June 9, 2002
The threat of war between nuclear-armed India and Pakistan appeared to lessen further Saturday, with India saying Pakistan was making moves “in the right direction” and Pakistan affirming that “ice has broken.” A top U.S. envoy said tensions over the Kashmir region were down “measurably.”
Deadly violence continues in Mideast
June 9, 2002
In a series of deadly episodes Saturday in the West Bank and Gaza Strip, Palestinian gunmen killed a pregnant woman and two others at an Israeli settlement, and at least six armed Palestinians died two in an attack on another settlement.
What are you reading?
June 9, 2002
Nation’s largest white oak succumbs after 460 years
June 9, 2002
Thousands of solemn pilgrims visited the fallen Wye Oak Friday, taking pictures, gathering mementos and paying their final respects to Maryland’s beloved state tree.
Newspaper worker kills two colleagues, then is found dead
June 9, 2002
An employee shot a co-worker to death and wounded another at a newspaper production plant Saturday, then killed another employee in a nearby suburb, police said. The gunman was later found dead in a burned-out car.
Parade a joyride for participants
Wizard Run takes show on the road
June 9, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn About 90 cars, ranging from antique to custom-made, jammed Massachusetts Street Saturday for the Wizard Run car parade. The parade, in its first year, was an addition to the Fourth Annual Wizard Run, which continues today at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
Harmonious family
Lawrence clan to perform concert for new arts center
June 9, 2002
By Jim Baker Seven members of one of Lawrence’s most musical families will come together to perform a program of chamber music June 16 as a benefit for the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. But when three generations of Shumways, plus two daughters-in-law, take the stage to play Josquin, Mozart and Schumann, they’ll also be paying tribute to a family member who can no longer perform with them.
Musicians coming from across the U.S.
June 9, 2002
“An Afternoon of Chamber Music with the Shumway Family” will be at 3:30 p.m. June 16 in the auditorium of the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Aviation thriller ‘Turbulence’ indulges in wild speculation
June 9, 2002
John Nance takes air rage to new heights in “Turbulence.” The latest aviation thriller from the pilot and safety analyst offers a post-Sept. 11 scenario of something else that could go wrong at 30,000 feet.
Walking tour showcases downtown sculpture exhibit
June 9, 2002
By Mindie Paget Elizabeth “Moe” Goetz giggled Saturday evening as she approached a recent addition to the landscape east of the Lawrence Public Library a cast iron sink atop a steel tower.
Metals mesh in fashionable purses
June 9, 2002
Mesh purses are back in style. They were first used in the 1820s. The expensive early bags were made of real woven gold or silver. Chain-mesh bags were in style by the 1870s. The first bags were made by hand from interlocking metal rings.
Vernon ‘Frankie’ New
June 9, 2002
Lawyers: Drug maker knew of diluted drugs in ‘98
Eli Lilly denies knowledge of pharmacist Robert Courtney’s scheme before 2001
June 9, 2002
Lawyers for victims of Robert R. Courtney’s drug-dilution scheme say that drug maker Eli Lilly and Co. learned about problems as far back as 1998, nearly three years before Courtney, a pharmacist, was charged with adulterating cancer drugs.
Fountains make impressive centerpieces
June 9, 2002
Want to create a simple yet impressive centerpiece for your summer parties? Check out the decorative fountains that can be used indoors or outside. Warm-weather’s signature sound softly splashing water is the trendy way to decorate for parties any time of day, any occasion.
Police disciplined for racist conduct
June 9, 2002
A dozen Topeka Police officers will be disciplined after an investigation into racist attitudes within the department. Mayor Butch Felker said Friday that the discipline for “racially insensitive conduct” would range from informal admonishment to suspension without pay.
Look for quality materials when shopping for furniture, beds, pillows
June 9, 2002
When it comes to purchasing essentials for your first home, buying furniture and setting up your bedroom are good starting points. Whether you buy new, vintage or antique furniture, focus on quality construction and materials. Start with comfort and style.
School puts students in teacher’s seat
June 9, 2002
Montezuma high school student Mason Bennett knows he wants to be a teacher. He had considered a more lucrative career in computer programming, but teaching appeals to him.
Home briefs
June 9, 2002
Jenn-Air lets customers create their own design Used computers don’t have to go in the trash
Reunion’ offers varied picture of post-Civil War life
June 9, 2002
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre is closing out its season with a production that is different from its usual fare of Broadway musicals, dramas and farces. “Reunion” is a 2 1/2-hour multimedia musical revue that uses period songs and costumes, storytelling and projections of historic photos to tell the epic saga of the Civil War.
Not everyone hates America
June 9, 2002
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald The photograph was taken in the first breathless hours after the Sept. 11 attack. Someone in some far-flung outpost of Islamic radicalism had scrawled a sign and held it up for a photographer’s camera.
Creative class
June 9, 2002
Separation only option in Mideast
June 9, 2002
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group The war process between Israelis and Palestinians has achieved what the peace process failed to deliver. Unspeakable violence for 21 months has established the basis for separation and a coexistence that will be bitter and unfair, but less bloody than any other available alternative.
Couple’s book outlines how to throw a good dinner party
June 9, 2002
Throwing a dinner party can be an amazing experience you reminisce about for years to come. Or it can be a stressful hassle that never really lives up to expectations. You can probably guess which scenario Ron and Julie Malloy, authors of “It’s Just a Dinner Party” (Capital Books, $20), chose to highlight when they set about writing their book.
Hollywood banks on espionage lineup
June 9, 2002
There’s nothing covert about Hollywood’s intrigue with secret agents this year. The industry has spies piled sky high in every imaginable genre, from straight espionage adventures to action comedies to outright spoofs.
Wildflower Walk slated at Akin Prairie
June 9, 2002
Kansas Land Trust will conduct its annual Wildflower Walk at 1 p.m. Saturday at Akin Prairie, east of Lawrence. Kelly Kindscher will lead the walk.
Serena wins all-sister final
Younger Williams vexes Venus, 7-5, 6-3 at French Open
June 9, 2002
Tying their Sister Slam series at one title apiece, Serena Williams stopped older sibling Venus 7-5, 6-3 Saturday at Roland Garros in a French Open final that was far more competitive as their championship match at the U.S. Open nine months ago.
Aging boomers may face shortage of geriatric doctors
Health-care providers blame stingy Medicare payments
June 9, 2002
When Marie Brown’s 97-year-old mother fell and broke her hip two years ago, it started the family on an often frustrating quest for appropriate medical care. Doctors unfamiliar with the health issues of the elderly initially put Mary Holmes, then 94, on bedrest.
U. S. Open to be on public course
Owned by taxpayers, Bethpage State Park to play host to Tiger Woods this week
June 9, 2002
If not for a public golf course on Long Island, the game might be missing Tiger Woods. Earl Woods was in the twilight of his military career at Fort Hamilton when a staff officer suggested he try golf.
Bionic powers: New implants offer aid in hearing, sight
June 9, 2002
When 68-year-old Robert Rosene became a bionic-eyed man, he didn’t get the Six Million Dollar Man’s telescoping vision. Rosene, of St. Charles, Ill., was all but pitch-black blind before getting a microchip slipped into his retina last year.
Passion for perennials
Long-living plants bring color to summer landscape
June 9, 2002
By Carol Boncella Let’s hear it for perennials! The mainstay of many flower gardens, perennials return year after year to bloom gloriously for a few weeks. They are chosen for their wonderful flowers, such as peonies and roses; their lovely foliage, such as hostas and ivies; and their ease in care, such as daylilies and irises.
Mixing varieties adds to beauty
June 9, 2002
By Carol Boncella For spectacular flowering performance during the sultry summer season, the Perennial Plant Assn. recommends these outstanding selections.
Hospice center provides a home-like atmosphere
June 9, 2002
On this week’s “Home and Away,” host Cathy Hamilton, right, will take you to the Midland Hospice House in Topeka, which provides medical and personal care to terminally ill patients in a homelike environment.
Raiders split in Hays meet
June 9, 2002
Lawrence’s Raiders will play in the third-place game of the Hays Tournament today. The Raiders blanked Hays, 4-0, behind the three-hit pitching of Ben Bieker, then fell in the semifinals to Wichita’s Sluggers, 8-0.
Interleague Roundup: Schilling outlasts Pedro
Diamondbacks win again at Boston, 3-2
June 9, 2002
Baseball’s winningest pitcher had his way with baseball’s winningest team. Curt Schilling and the Arizona Diamondbacks handed Pedro Martinez his first loss, beating the Boston Red Sox, 3-2, Saturday to remain perfect at Fenway Park.
Travel briefs
June 9, 2002
Top 10 family trips Georgia Aquarium coming to Atlanta Gerald Ford museum to get makeover
National League Roundup: Bank on Pirates against Brewers
Pittsburgh improves to 11-1 at PNC Park against Milwaukee with 9-8 win
June 9, 2002
The circumstances change yet the results stay the same the Milwaukee Brewers don’t win in Pittsburgh. Craig Wilson lined a bases-loaded single with one out in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the Pittsburgh Pirates a 9-8 win over the Brewers on Saturday night.
Before divorcing, couple should sell everything to pay their debts
June 9, 2002
Prior outdueled Pineiro
Chicago phenom, Seattle hurler seem destined for greatness
June 9, 2002
Joel Pineiro and Mark Prior are two of the brightest young pitchers in baseball, and Friday night’s duel between two young guns at Safeco Field proved it.
Baseball Briefs
June 9, 2002
Pettitte set to return to Yankees rotation Ramirez will return to Red Sox on Monday Griffey remains out with bad hamstring
U.N. stamps honor East Timor traditions
June 9, 2002
From the mountains on high to the animals below, the United Nations has depicted a wide variety of subjects for its latest stamp issues.
NBA Finals: Nets desperate for home cooking
June 9, 2002
The New Jersey Nets couldn’t get out of Los Angeles fast enough. The trip to California for the first two games of the NBA Finals was a bust. Shaquille O’Neal and the Lakers had their way with the Nets in almost embarrassing fashion in moving within two win of a third straight title.
McPeek savors wild week
Days after being fired, trainer’s new horse prevails
June 9, 2002
Ken McPeek’s week didn’t start well, but it ended with the biggest victory of his fledgling career. Four days after being fired as trainer of Kentucky Derby favorite Harlan’s Holiday, McPeek saddled 70-1 shot Sarava to a stunning upset in the Belmont Stakes on Saturday.
A full plate?
Owners serve up differing views on Lawrence restaurant growth
June 9, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Chuck Magerl, owner of Free State Brewery, 636 Mass., has a summer reading suggestion for Lawrence restaurant owners the phone book. Magerl, who also owns Wheatfields Bakery & Cafe, 904 Vt., spent time last year at the Lawrence Public Library reading about 12 years worth of past phone books looking at Lawrence restaurant trends.
Ward wins by whisker
Unser Jr. edged by fraction in Boomtown 500
June 9, 2002
Jeff Ward overtook Al Unser Jr. just inches from the line Saturday night to win the Boomtown 500 in another incredible finish at Texas Motor Speedway.
Marlin speeds to fastest lap on dried Pocono Speedway
June 9, 2002
Sterling Marlin should have no reason to worry about his car not being fast at Pocono Raceway, where the track dried enough Saturday to permit the first NASCAR practice of the weekend.
Da Matta snares pole at Monterey
Excuse my oil slick, Brazilian says
June 9, 2002
Cristiano da Matta finally won a spot on the pole, but left a trail of oily smoke and perturbed drivers in his wake.
Long Schumacher string snapped by Montoya
June 9, 2002
Juan Pablo Montoya ended Michael Schumacher’s string of poles at the Canadian Grand Prix on Saturday, leading a record-breaking assault on Circuit Gilles Villeuve.
Sprague secures Inside Traxx 300
June 9, 2002
Jack Sprague finally got a Busch victory to go with his lead in the series points standings.
Buick Classic: Buy.com veteran in front
June 9, 2002
Chris Smith needed 30 holes Saturday to take the third-round lead in the Buick Classic. Up at 4:30 a.m. for the completion of the second round, the long-hitting who played at Ohio State had a two-putt birdie on the par-5 18th to break a tie with Loren Roberts and David Gossett.
Senior PGA: Wadkins leads crowded field
Golfer shoots one of just five subpar rounds Saturday at Senior PGA
June 9, 2002
Bobby Wadkins had the lead after three rounds of the Senior PGA Championship yet he was still worried about what could happen if Firestone Country Club were to get harder, drier and faster.
Lingering pain shelves Nicklaus
Back woes plague Golden Bear in Ohio
June 9, 2002
Citing lingering back pain on the practice range, Jack Nicklaus withdrew before Saturday’s third round of the Senior PGA Championship at Firestone Country Club. “I was hitting balls and couldn’t get past the wedge,” Nicklaus said.
Tips to avoid business embarrassment
June 9, 2002
Here’s some advice for the etiquette-impaired hoping to avoid embarrassment in a business setting.
The Motley Fool
June 9, 2002
Name that company I Bonds
Developers seek stronger voice
Coalition of builders, real estate agents hopes to lower obstacles to Lawrence growth
June 9, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence’s builders and real estate agents have joined forces in a new advocacy group, saying they want to have a greater voice in city policy making.
Sins of the Father’s Day movie
June 9, 2002
They just don’t make teen-age pregnancy dramas like they used to. Case in point: the Lifetime network acknowledges Father’s Day with the bland message melodrama “Too Young to Be a Dad,” (8 p.m.).
Bowie uses nostalgia deftly on ‘Heathen’
June 9, 2002
For some of us, David Bowie’s duet with Bing Crosby on a long-ago holiday TV special was a defining generation-gap moment. So it’s hard to accept that the former Ziggy Stardust is promoting his new album with an appearance on “Live by Request,” a show launched by crooner Tony Bennett on cable’s A&E.
People
June 9, 2002
Sheen boosts Reno campaign Town marks ‘Dean Martin Day’ Ventura heading down Ole Miss Palmer’s course EPA-friendly
Business briefs
June 9, 2002
Problems looming for 2003 budget
June 9, 2002
As they dealt with this year’s budget problems, many legislators said the state faced its worse financial crisis since perhaps the Great Depression.
Arts notes
June 9, 2002
Musicologist releases Spanish translation Works by Rodin on display at K-State Penn Valley offers jazz camp for teens Exhibit shows different bindings of same book KC garden tour features eight sites
Alpha F. Clark
June 9, 2002
Services for Alpha F. Clark, 103, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. She died Friday, June 7, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Bats drive writer batty
June 9, 2002
By Marsha Henry Goff On a recent lazy Sunday afternoon, I was idly leafing through one of husband Ray’s stack of garden supply catalogs when I noticed a bat house for sale. Why, I ask you, would anyone want to ATTRACT bats by providing them shelter?
s abstract paintings
June 9, 2002
By Jan Biles Topeka artist Edward Navone doesn’t use his paint and canvasses to tell stories. That’s just not his style. Instead, the longtime Washburn University art professor uses his drawings and paintings as metaphors for what’s happening in the world.
Cash-strapped schools to make do with fewer health-care professionals
June 9, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Registered nurse Angie Koenig will be responsible for the health of 750 Lawrence elementary school children next year. Here’s the catch: They’ll be divided between two schools located 5 miles apart.
Money drives flood debate
Many more people will bear the cost of floodplain regulations than expected
June 9, 2002
By Joel Mathis At its heart, the debate over restricting floodplain development in Lawrence isn’t just about flooding. It’s about money. Perhaps your money.
U.S.-British team finds Incan city
June 9, 2002
Deep in an inaccessible canyon in the most remote area of Peru, a British-American team has discovered what appears to be one of the last refuges of the Incas before their civilization was destroyed by the Spanish in 1572.
The best gift for your Dad? Nothing!
June 9, 2002
By Dave Barry Miami Herald Father’s Day is coming, and millions of children and/or wives are thinking: “This year, I think I’ll get Dad a nice casual shirt.”
Ramble Las Ramblas
Barcelona’s magic reflected in old quarter’s pedestrian boulevard
June 9, 2002
Strolling down Las Ramblas is like looking through the wrong end of a telescope. The city is reduced to one slightly out-of-whack focal point, and all that makes up Barcelona is squashed into a thin line that runs from the city center to the sea.
Lewis batters Tyson, wins by KO
Iron Mike’ goes down in Round Eight in mismatch in Memphis
June 9, 2002
Lennox Lewis showed the bully who was boss. Using a masterful left jab and landing his right hand at will, Lewis battered a befuddled Mike Tyson before stopping him with a crashing right hand in the eighth round to keep his heavyweight titles Saturday night.
Stanley Cup Finals: Red Wings win in triple OT
Detroit wins third-longest game in finals history, 3-2, on Larionov’s second goal
June 9, 2002
The oldest player to score a goal make that two goals in the Stanley Cup finals ended the third-longest game in finals history.
People
June 9, 2002
Not a little girl anymore Her majesty’s command Wedding plans confirmed Low mileage, famous owner
June means walleye season
June 9, 2002
Every June, a flotilla of anglers gathers almost daily on the submerged humps and mud flats of Clinton, Coffey County, Hillsdale and Melvern lakes. They come to prey upon walleye.
Wives of coaches have always been taken for granted
June 9, 2002
By Bill Mayer I think it was Henny Youngman who declared that behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Horoscopes
June 9, 2002
Long-living plants bring color to summer landscape
June 9, 2002
By Carol Boncella Let’s hear it for perennials! The mainstay of many flower gardens, perennials return year after year to bloom gloriously for a few weeks. They are chosen for their wonderful flowers, such as peonies and roses; their lovely foliage, such as hostas and ivies; and their ease in care, such as daylilies and irises.
Walking tour showcases downtown sculpture exhibit
June 9, 2002
By Mindie Paget Elizabeth “Moe” Goetz giggled Saturday evening as she approached a recent addition to the landscape east of the Lawrence Public Library  a cast iron sink atop a steel tower.
Briefly
June 9, 2002
Virginia: 9-11 defendant gets backing in bid to defend himself New York: Buildings near trade center yield more human remains Pennsylvania: War College graduates get pep talk from chief Chicago: Civil rights leader’s trip to Middle East postponed
Bookstore
June 9, 2002
Lawrence Commuter Report
June 9, 2002
Historian takes on architecture
Author influenced by Cahokia Mounds in Illinois
June 9, 2002
While she was teaching, architectural historian Sally A. Kitt Chappell specialized in modern buildings and city planning, but in retirement she has turned her eyes to some of Illinois’ oldest architecture the Cahokia Mounds.
Halberstam only scratches surface in ‘Firehouse’
June 9, 2002
Not long after the Sept. 11 attacks, Pulitzer Prize-winning author David Halberstam set out to write a book about a New York City firehouse. He spent two and a half months with the men of Engine 40, Ladder 35 on Manhattan’s Upper West Side, which lost 12 men at the World Trade Center.
Affordable housing a nationwide issue
June 9, 2002
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group You could call it the forgotten issue except for the fact that in almost every city I’ve visited this year, from Sacramento to Tallahassee to Boston, the shortage of affordable housing is close to the top of people’s concerns.
Timing counts in controlling bagworms
June 9, 2002
By Bruce Chladny In the gardening world, timing means everything. For example, you have to apply crabgrass preventer in the spring before weeds emerge, and spray for peach leaf curl before it damages your peach trees.
U.S. fans staying up late to watch World Cup
June 9, 2002
At some point between the time the beer stops flowing and the coffee starts percolating, soccer fan John Wiesendanger will take a seat on his barstool, a stars-and-stripes sticker affixed to his chest.
Shareholders should demand a decrease in executive pay
June 9, 2002
If you think of the economy as a business run for the benefit of the public, it’s easy to see why the extraordinary compensation paid to many executives matters: A healthy business minimizes costs, and we should pay just what it takes to get executives with the right skills, and no more.
LPGA Championship: Daniel nears historic victory
Veteran up by four in bid to become oldest woman to win major
June 9, 2002
The LPGA Championship has produced career Grand Slams twice in the last three years, so DuPont Country Club is no stranger to history. With Beth Daniel in control, this could be one for the ages.
William A. Jennings
June 9, 2002
Slain hostage shares premonitions of death in letters to his children
June 9, 2002
American missionary Martin Burnham wrote of love for his children and narrated his yearlong captivity in a series of letters that hint he expected to die, officials said Saturday.
Many more people will bear the cost of floodplain regulations than expected
June 9, 2002
By Joel Mathis At its heart, the debate over restricting floodplain development in Lawrence isn’t just about flooding. It’s about money. Perhaps your money.
Possibility of averting 9-11 to dominate in Washington
June 9, 2002
The Bush administration’s long-held assertion that it lacked the evidence to avert the terror attacks is giving way to a crucial question: What did the government know before Sept. 11?
Bats drive writer batty
June 9, 2002
By Marsha Henry Goff On a recent lazy Sunday afternoon, I was idly leafing through one of husband Ray’s stack of garden supply catalogs when I noticed a bat house for sale. Why, I ask you, would anyone want to ATTRACT bats by providing them shelter?
Employers, educators emphasize etiquette
Instructor says many in need of training
June 9, 2002
The olive was already rolling around on Dan Hoffman’s tongue before he realized he’d been lured into a boobytrap set amid the mixed greens. So Hoffman quickly devised an emergency plan to escape embarrassment: He swallowed the pit.
Briefly
June 9, 2002
Pennsylvania: Hershey Foods, union settle; strike to end Washington, D.C.: FDA: Arthritis drug can’t make ‘safer’ claim Washington, D.C.: White House announces steel tariff exemptions Colorado: Fire forces evacuation of 4,000 residents
Briefly
June 9, 2002
Washington: Lid put on results of missile tests New York: Nuclear plant neighbors line up for medicine Houston: Andersen jury breaks without reaching verdict Salt Lake City: Questioning doesn’t solve kidnapping case Dallas: Retiring senator mocks ‘divisive Democrats’
Krsnich, Novascone claim crown, 4 and 3
June 9, 2002
By Levi Chronister Alvamar’s 12th hole might be Pete Krsnich’s new favorite hole. The Kansas University sophomore sunk a 12-foot putt Friday on No. 12 to put himself and teammate Jason Novascone into the Kansas Golf Assn. Fourball finals, and he nailed a birdie putt Saturday on the same hole to move him and Novascone 2-up.
District stretches nurses thin
Cash-strapped schools to make do with fewer health-care professionals
June 9, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Registered nurse Angie Koenig will be responsible for the health of 750 Lawrence elementary school children next year. Here’s the catch: They’ll be divided between two schools located 5 miles apart.
Survey: 218 priests removed in 2002
34 known child sex abusers remain on job, newspaper reports
June 9, 2002
The Roman Catholic Church has removed 218 priests from their positions this year because of allegations of child sexual abuse, but at least 34 known offenders remain in church jobs, according to a survey of Catholic dioceses across the United States by The Washington Post.
Civil suits filed against priests in abuse cases said to number more than 300 nationwide
June 9, 2002
At least 300 civil lawsuits alleging clerical sex abuse have been filed in 16 states since January, when the case of a pedophile priest in Boston spurred claims against Roman Catholic dioceses across America, a nationwide review by The Associated Press found.
Reagan OK’d FBI work at Cal
1970s harassment detailed in 200,000 pages of documents
June 9, 2002
The FBI, working covertly with the CIA and then-Gov. Ronald Reagan, spent years unlawfully trying to quash the voices and careers of students and faculty deemed subversive at the University of California, the San Francisco Chronicle reported.
Jurors say Skakel’s own words ultimately led to conviction
June 9, 2002
Jurors who convicted Kennedy cousin Michael Skakel of murder said Saturday their decision was based not on a single piece of evidence, but an overwhelming set of circumstances.
Tuition bill adds to budget strain
County to take ‘$360,000 hit’ with community college payments
June 9, 2002
By Mark Fagan Craig Weinaug could’ve used another $120,000 this year to hire three more sheriff’s deputies, bolster maintenance of the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds or even pump life back into a counseling program slated for elimination from area public schools.
Nontraditional students increasing nationwide
KU follows trend in most categories, except age
June 9, 2002
By Terry Rombeck April Floyd didn’t enter college when she was 19. She gave birth to a daughter. Now, 10 years later, Floyd, Basehor, is on her way to completing a Kansas University architectural engineering degree she’s wanted for as long as she can remember.
Mustang rally
Nearly extinct horses find a home south of Baldwin
June 9, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Sleek and graceful, two brown Kiger mustangs romp freely across an open pasture, their glossy black-and-blond manes flowing behind them. It’s a scene so serene, a scene right out of Dreamworks’ new animated film, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.” But these horses live just 5 miles south of Baldwin.
Local Briefs
June 9, 2002
Neighbors celebrate shared area with cleanups Residents of three Lawrence neighborhoods pulled on their gloves and grabbed their trash bags Saturday to help beautify their surroundings. Old West Lawrence neighborhood residents cleaned up their alleys and helped other neighbors clear brush. About 20 neighbors helped out Saturday morning, said Ann Goans, secretary of the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood Assn. To celebrate the cleanup, the neighborhood will have a block party from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. today in the 700 block of Mississippi Street. University Place and Oread neighborhood associations sponsored a joint neighborhood cleanup. About a dozen residents gathered Saturday morning at 1601 Ky. before setting out to clean up the area. Above, neighborhood cleanup volunteers, from left, Matthias Reiber, 10, Beth Reiber, and Johannes Reiber 7, pick up trash bags from Charles Goff, coordinator of the University Place and Oread Joint Neighborhood Cleanup. _____________________________________ Public Input: Health Department seeking feedback on children’s issues The Kansas Department of Health and Environment is soliciting feedback on the state’s special education and early intervention services for children. KDHE officials on Monday will be at the Hillcrest Community Center, 1800 S.E. 21st St., Topeka, and on Tuesday at the West Wyandotte Library, 1737 N. 82nd St., in Kansas City, Kan. Both meetings begin at 3:30 p.m. The first two hours of each meeting will be for providers of services for infants and toddlers. After a 30-minute break, the discussion will shift to concerns of parents of developmentally disabled children. Other meetings are planned for June 17, Pittsburg; June 18, Wichita; and July 1, Garden City. Participants are encouraged first to call 800-332-6262. _____________________________________ Transportation: Construction at intersection to modify city bus routes The city bus system will reroute buses around construction at the intersection of 15th Street and Wakarusa Drive starting Monday. Both the clockwise and counter-clockwise versions of Route 6 normally travel through that intersection. Riders who board the bus at the 15th and Wakarusa intersection should instead board at Inverness Drive and Wakarusa, or at Inverness and 15th Street. The intersection repair will begin today and is expected to last until July 19. The alternative routes will be used until the intersection reopens. For more information on routes and schedules, call 312-7054. _____________________________________ Kansas University: Professor wins award for book of poetry A Kansas University English professor has received a national award for his book of poetry. Michael L. Johnson received the Ben Franklin Award from the Publishers Marketing Assn. for his book “From Hell to Jackson Hole: A Poetic History of the American West.” About 150 book experts judged the contest, which is open to any author. Johnson will read from his book at 7:30 p.m. June 17 at The Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St. _____________________________________ 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.
Sept. 11 attacks fuel artist’s abstract paintings
June 9, 2002
By Jan Biles Topeka artist Edward Navone doesn’t use his paint and canvasses to tell stories. That’s just not his style. Instead, the longtime Washburn University art professor uses his drawings and paintings as metaphors for what’s happening in the world.
State Briefs
June 9, 2002
Four die in fiery crash on U.S. 50 west of Newton Miss Chisholm Trail crowned Miss Kansas Barn Dance Assn. plans family dance today Ottawa quilt show scheduled as part of Skunk Run Days
On the record
June 9, 2002
Alpha F. Clark
June 9, 2002
Patent research profits pending at Kansas State
June 9, 2002
Here in the “Little Apple,” as this prairie town calls itself, there is a new twist to an old idea.
Salary priorities
June 9, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Even though money is extremely tight at Kansas University, a salary freeze seems like the wrong priority. This week’s announcement by Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway that no one at KU will receive a pay increase for the coming fiscal year probably is raising some questions.
Bring photos and a checklist on your buying trip
June 9, 2002
Buying a wedding gown is not as simple as buying a winter coat or a spring suit, Mara Urshel and Ronald Rothstein write in “How to Buy Your Perfect Wedding Dress” (Simon & Schuster).
AIDS progress fuels complacency
June 9, 2002
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group With AIDS, progress has perils, as Mitchell Katz knows. No city is more preoccupied with AIDS than this one, and Katz, the director of health, has the challenge of matching his AIDS message to the moment.
Belmont Stakes: Sarava steals Stakes
War Emblem stumbles to 8th in attempt at Triple Crown
June 9, 2002
The start was the end of War Emblem’s run for a Triple Crown, a stumble out of the gate that nearly dropped the black colt to his knees. And just like that, the front-runner was behind in the Belmont Stakes.
Brushing may prevent doggie breath
June 9, 2002
One year ago, we adopted a 4-year-old spayed female schnauzer. She has been fed a popular commercial adult dog food and had her teeth cleaned several months ago. Soon after, she developed tartar on her teeth again with resulting bad breath. Can diet or any special care help her?
Jayhawk-Shocker team wins KGA Fourball title
Krsnich, Novascone claim crown, 4 and 3
June 9, 2002
By Levi Chronister Alvamar’s 12th hole might be Pete Krsnich’s new favorite hole. The Kansas University sophomore sunk a 12-foot putt Friday on No. 12 to put himself and teammate Jason Novascone into the Kansas Golf Assn. Fourball finals, and he nailed a birdie putt Saturday on the same hole to move him and Novascone 2-up.
Fans flock for radio shock jock
Rome packs house for ‘unbelievable’ tour stop
June 9, 2002
By Andy Samuelson The clips of Danny Manning and the Miracles winning the 1988 NCAA championship which were flashing on two big screen TVs inside Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon had a raucous crowd of 10,000 crazed sports fans pumped.
Briefcase
June 9, 2002
Book: Building trust important in corporate world, pair says Survey says: Tourism expected to be hot this summer in U.S. Motley Fool: Name that company
Even cowgirls get their dues
National Cowgirl Museum opens in new building in Fort Worth
June 9, 2002
They broke in broncos on their ranches and dangled from galloping horses in Wild West shows and Hollywood movies. Often overlooked in history books, women who helped tame the West — and others sharing their pioneering spirit — are riding high in the National Cowgirl Museum and Hall of Fame.
Wives of coaches have always been taken for granted
June 9, 2002
By Bill Mayer I think it was Henny Youngman who declared that behind every successful man stands a surprised mother-in-law.
Owners serve up differing views on Lawrence restaurant growth
June 9, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Chuck Magerl, owner of Free State Brewery, 636 Mass., has a summer reading suggestion for Lawrence restaurant owners  the phone book. Magerl, who also owns Wheatfields Bakery & Cafe, 904 Vt., spent time last year at the Lawrence Public Library reading about 12 years worth of past phone books looking at Lawrence restaurant trends.
with community college payments
June 9, 2002
By Mark Fagan Craig Weinaug could’ve used another $120,000 this year to hire three more sheriff’s deputies, bolster maintenance of the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds or even pump life back into a counseling program slated for elimination from area public schools.
William A. Jennings
June 9, 2002
Services for William A. Jennings, 84, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mr. Jennings died Saturday, June 8, 2002, at his home.
Arts notes
June 9, 2002
Raven Bookstore plans three readings, signings Poet, novelist to read from works Country Stampede lines up entertainers Arts and Crafts show at Topeka mall Exhibit explores how the Hubble works
Arts notes
June 9, 2002
Antique Festival coming to Crown Center ‘Stuart Little’ to play at arts center
Arts notes
June 9, 2002
Paintings reflect America’s jazz music, various cultures KU Summer Band to begin meeting Tuesday night Patriotic show to feature talents of area youths
Salary priorities
June 9, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Even though money is extremely tight at Kansas University, a salary freeze seems like the wrong priority. This week’s announcement by Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway that no one at KU will receive a pay increase for the coming fiscal year probably is raising some questions.
Style briefs
June 9, 2002
Four Queens cooks up whimsical accessories Long panties get rid of unsightly lines
Coalition of builders, real estate agents hopes to lower obstacles to Lawrence growth
June 9, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence’s builders and real estate agents have joined forces in a new advocacy group, saying they want to have a greater voice in city policy making.
Timing counts in controlling bagworms
June 9, 2002
By Bruce Chladny In the gardening world, timing means everything. For example, you have to apply crabgrass preventer in the spring before weeds emerge, and spray for peach leaf curl before it damages your peach trees.
Nearly extinct horses find a home south of Baldwin
June 9, 2002
By Kristin Callaway Sleek and graceful, two brown Kiger mustangs romp freely across an open pasture, their glossy black-and-blond manes flowing behind them. It’s a scene so serene, a scene right out of Dreamworks’ new animated film, “Spirit: Stallion of the Cimarron.” But these horses live just 5 miles south of Baldwin.
Mixing varieties adds to beauty
June 9, 2002
By Carol Boncella For spectacular flowering performance during the sultry summer season, the Perennial Plant Assn. recommends these outstanding selections.
New
June 9, 2002
Russell  Memorial services for Vernon “Frankie” New, 81, Russell, will be at 11 a.m. Monday at Trinity United Methodist Church, Russell. Cremation is planned. Mr. New died Thursday, June 6, 2002, at Russell Regional Hospital.
Musicians coming from across the U.S.
June 9, 2002
“An Afternoon of Chamber Music with the Shumway Family” will be at 3:30 p.m. June 16 in the auditorium of the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Lawrence clan to perform concert for new arts center
June 9, 2002
By Jim Baker Seven members of one of Lawrence’s most musical families will come together to perform a program of chamber music June 16 as a benefit for the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. But when three generations of Shumways, plus two daughters-in-law, take the stage to play Josquin, Mozart and Schumann, they’ll also be paying tribute to a family member who can no longer perform with them.
offers varied picture of post-Civil War life
June 9, 2002
By Jan Biles Lawrence Community Theatre is closing out its season with a production that is different from its usual fare of Broadway musicals, dramas and farces. “Reunion” is a 2 1/2-hour multimedia musical revue that uses period songs and costumes, storytelling and projections of historic photos to tell the epic saga of the Civil War.
Raiders split in Hays meet
June 9, 2002
Lawrence’s Raiders will play in the third-place game of the Hays Tournament today. The Raiders blanked Hays, 4-0, behind the three-hit pitching of Ben Bieker, then fell in the semifinals to Wichita’s Sluggers, 8-0.
Wizard Run takes show on the road
June 9, 2002
By Michelle Burhenn About 90 cars, ranging from antique to custom-made, jammed Massachusetts Street Saturday for the Wizard Run car parade. The parade, in its first year, was an addition to the Fourth Annual Wizard Run, which continues today at the Douglas County 4-H Fairgrounds.
KU follows trend in most categories, except age
June 9, 2002
By Terry Rombeck April Floyd didn’t enter college when she was 19. She gave birth to a daughter. Now, 10 years later, Floyd, Basehor, is on her way to completing a Kansas University architectural engineering degree she’s wanted for as long as she can remember.
tour stop
June 9, 2002
By Andy Samuelson The clips of Danny Manning and the Miracles winning the 1988 NCAA championship which were flashing on two big screen TVs inside Municipal Auditorium Saturday afternoon had a raucous crowd of 10,000 crazed sports fans pumped.
10 tips for fishing with kids
June 9, 2002
1. Fishing isn’t just fishing. Kids will need diversions. Fishing parents recommend that you plan other activities for breaks from fishing. Swimming. Playing with G.I. Joe action figures. Having a picnic on an island. Watching a great blue heron.
From dressing room to dream dress
Experts give brides-to-be advice on shopping for wedding gowns
June 9, 2002
Buying a wedding gown is usually No. 3 on a bride’s to-do list, right after putting the engagement ring on her finger and setting a date. Many women, however, think about the dress long before No. 1 and No. 2 are in place. A bride’s dream dress might be a blend of her favorite fairy tale, happy memories of ballet class, celebrity styles and current fashion trends.
Pack the right gear and the right attitude when fishing with kids
June 9, 2002
Austin Berge was just 3, and he was going fishing with his two older brothers and his mom and dad.
Trio of three-run homers sink KC - Cardinals 11, Royals 3
St. Louis utilizes long ball to pound Kansas City as Morris improves to 8-4
June 9, 2002
St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa doesn’t want to rely on three-run homers. Still, he’s happy to have them in bunches. Albert Pujols, Miguel Cairo and Eli Marrero each hit three-run shots as St. Louis beat Kansas City, 11-3, Saturday night.
Godzilla crosses from kitsch to high art at upscale Japanese museum
June 9, 2002
Don’t be fooled by the zippered-up lizard suit, plastic-model skylines and stock footage of crowds fleeing in terror when Godzilla smashes into town. Japan’s favorite nuclear-powered monster has finally crossed the threshold from campy kitsch to high art at least according to a Japanese museum drawing thousands with its Godzilla-as-art exhibit.