Archive for Wednesday, June 12, 2002

All stories

Seven survive U.S. military plane crash in Afghanistan
June 12, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 4:54 p.m.) WASHINGTON At least seven soldiers survived the crash of a military transport plane in Afghanistan Wednesday, military officials said.
Israeli forces pull away from Arafat’s office
June 12, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 1:58 p.m.) RAMALLAH, West Bank Israeli forces pulled away from Yasser Arafat’s headquarters compound in the West Bank town of Ramallah on Wednesday, witnesses said, ending a siege that lasted more than two days.
Federal judge denies Microsoft motion to dismiss antitrust case
June 12, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 1:54 p.m.) WASHINGTON A federal judge refused Wednesday to throw out a suit by nine states , including Kansas, accusing Microsoft Corp. of antitrust violations.
Powell seeks allies’ support in future anti-terrorist effort
June 12, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 1:40 p.m.) WASHINGTON Striving to maintain support for the war on terror, Secretary of State Colin Powell has an opportunity Wednesday to court world opinions on U.S. desires to deal with Iraq and its leader, Saddam Hussein.
Dirty bombs’ biggest danger is fear, experts say
June 12, 2002
In a “dirty bomb,” terrorists attach radioactive material to run-of-the-mill explosives. The bomb spreads fear and contamination, but doesn’t add much real health risk, experts say.
Developers want Sunflower site
State committee will review new proposal for ammunition plant
June 12, 2002
By Mike Belt Kansas City real estate developers have a plan for the defunct Sunflower Army Ammunition Plant near DeSoto that doesn’t involve a yellow brick road. The proposal from Kessinger/Hunter & Co. and its financier, Cherokee Investment Partners, asks the state to transfer the heavily polluted land to them.
May blanks Marlins - Kansas City 6, Florida 0
Randa drives in four runs in rain-shortened game
June 12, 2002
Darrell May was the only pitcher the Kansas City Royals needed. A night after a 14-inning marathon in which the Royals used eight pitchers, May allowed four hits and walked two as Kansas City defeated the Florida Marlins, 6-0, Tuesday night in a game called after a 70-minute rain delay.
Tiger expecting ‘a test for all of us’
Woods calls Bethpage State Park course toughest par 70 he’s ever played
June 12, 2002
Tiger Woods emerged through a corridor of fans about 100 yards down the 10th fairway and turned toward the tee box, unaware that Mark Calcavecchia already was standing over his ball, ready to launch his tee shot.
Horoscopes
June 12, 2002
History, architecture appeals to Old West Lawrence leader
June 12, 2002
A job for his wife brought Dale Slusser to Lawrence. But it was his love of history and architecture that drew him to Old West Lawrence.
Briefly
June 12, 2002
Miami: Jury awards smoker $37.5 million judgment Minnesota: Torrential rain pushes river to record crest Texas: Supreme Court grants reprieve on execution North Carolina: Extension cord blamed for fire that kills six
Tyson fight sets record
June 12, 2002
The Lennox Lewis-Mike Tyson heavyweight title fight was the highest-grossing pay-per-view event in history. HBO said Tuesday that its joint venture with Showtime had grossed $103 million on 1.8 million buys, $3 million more than the previous high, the second bout between Tyson and Evander Holyfield.
Rockets close to deal with Yao
June 12, 2002
The Houston Rockets are moving closer to using the first pick in the NBA draft on Chinese center Yao Ming. The Rockets said they haven’t yet reached an agreement but have had positive discussions with the Shanghai Sharks about making their star player, the 7-foot-5 Yao, the No. 1 pick.
U.S. coach wants team to control its destiny
June 12, 2002
Forget all the scenarios, Bruce Arena keeps telling his players. Just clinch a second-round berth on your own. “We’d be insane to watch the scoreboards,” the U.S. coach said Tuesday, a day after a 1-1 tie against co-host South Korea.
Philippine troops urged to finish off Muslim rebels
June 12, 2002
President Gloria Macapagal Arroyo saluted troops who rescued a U.S. missionary and mourned the deaths of two other hostages during a tour Tuesday through southern islands terrorized by Muslim guerrillas.
Meth lab conspiracy ends with life sentence
June 12, 2002
A North Kansas City man was sentenced to life in prison without the possibility of parole Monday for his role in a 1996 methamphetamine conspiracy that resulted in a fatal meth lab explosion.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
June 12, 2002
Cost of living soars
Lawrence index rises 6.24 percent
June 12, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The cost of living in Lawrence increased more than double the nation’s rate of inflation in 2001, according to data gathered by Kansas University researchers. Luke Middleton, a researcher with KU’s Policy Research Institute, said recently compiled data from the American Chamber of Commerce and Researcher’s Assn. show Lawrence’s cost-of-living index in 2001 increased by 6.24 percent; the nation’s inflation rate for the same year was 3 percent.
WNBA Roundup: Sam, Sol scorch Rockers
June 12, 2002
Sheri Sam scored 12 of her 18 points in the second half as the Miami Sol beat the Cleveland Rockers 74-65 on Tuesday night.
Briefcase
June 12, 2002
Tourism officials worry Colo. fires will hurt tourism Honors: Area companies receive Kansas merit awards Utility: Williams to cut jobs Government: Unemployment fraud reaches $2.4 billion in 2001 Outlook: Economic policy conference scheduled for October at KU
Briefly
June 12, 2002
Canada: Plane crash injures Kansans Boston: Federal judge throws out charge in shoe bomb case Israel: Suicide bomber kills teen Afghanistan: Interim leader Hamid Karzai sole candidate for presidency
Bush pushes plan to KC audience
June 12, 2002
By Scott Rothschild President Bush on Tuesday received enthusiastic support in the “Heartland” for his proposed Department of Homeland Security  a new Cabinet-level agency that would combine the forces of numerous governmental functions to fight terrorism.
Careless decision
June 12, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Once again, Missouri legislators prove how easy it is to spend someone else’s money. The Missouri Senate has given us another example of the carelessness that lawmakers can display and how they tend to dodge ways to rectify errors while costing taxpayers needless dollars. Is this boondoggle too far out of the box to be put back?
More bureaucracy isn’t the answer
June 12, 2002
By Ivan Eland Special to Newsday Responding to the embarrassing revelations that the CIA and FBI possessed information that foreshadowed the terrorist attacks on Sept. 11, President Bush, in a flip-flop, has endorsed a Department of Homeland Security.
6News video report: Lawrence resident resigned to sharing home with bats
June 12, 2002
6News reports on an Old West Lawrence resident whose home is occupied by bats.
Area briefs
June 12, 2002
Music consultant offers courses on rock ‘n’ roll City Band concert offers international fare 6News staffers win awards Student’s program to inform community about spiders
Interleague Roundup: Sandberg’s feat ‘amazing’
Devil Ray homers twice in same inning of 11-2 win
June 12, 2002
Jared Sandberg did something his famous uncle never did. Sandberg homered twice in a nine-run fifth inning as the Tampa Bay Devil Rays beat the Los Angeles Dodgers, 11-2, on Tuesday night.
World Cup Roundup: France ousted
Reigning champs failed to score in event
June 12, 2002
France no longer rules the soccer universe. Put it down near the bottom with Saudi Arabia, Slovenia and China, all eliminated in the first round of the World Cup. France has another ignominious statistic: like the Saudis and Chinese, it didn’t score in the tournament.
Investigation tallies damage from Clinton departure
June 12, 2002
A yearlong investigation into whether Clinton administration aides left the White House in fraternity-party disarray as they vacated the presidential premises has turned up $15,000 in damage, according to a government report released Tuesday.
U.S. Open finally living up to its name on public course
June 12, 2002
The U.S. Open has always been filled with stories straight out of Tin Cup. Derek Tolan, a 16-year-old high school student, knocks in an improbable shot and gets to play with Tiger Woods.
Commission meets behind closed doors
June 12, 2002
The Lawrence City Commission met in executive session for 20 minutes Tuesday night. The private session was to discuss an undisclosed matter with the city’s legal counsel, Gerald Cooley. No action was taken following the session.
Three indicted in $16 million ‘Miracle Cars Scheme’
June 12, 2002
The deal seemed too good to be true. A wealthy New York man’s estate was offering vehicles at discounted rates to reward people for their religious faith. People from across the county jumped at the deal, paying about $16 million for the vehicles that didn’t exist.
Weather often plays havoc with gardens
June 12, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Storm clouds and a brief downpour chased me out of my vegetable garden Sunday afternoon and set me to thinking about the challenges of gardening in a climate that is given to fits of rage.
Termini Bros. bakery puts the icing on the wedding cake
June 12, 2002
A three-tier wedding cake is an ambitious project for anyone, but Italian cream, sponge cake and buttercream frosting recipes can be put to use for your next homemade birthday, graduation or communion cake.
Organic’ subject to interpretation
June 12, 2002
By John Balzar Los Angeles Times Don’t smirk. Empathize. Walk in the other fellow’s shoes awhile. Look at things from someone else’s perspective.
s 10-0 victory
June 12, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lightning striking twice in the same spot is said to be quite a rare thing. Tuesday night at Free State High it happened not twice, but three times. OK, so there was only one bolt from the skies. But the other two jolts from Lawrence’s Troy Wingert played a big part in the Raiders’ 10-0, run-rule blowout of Ozawkie Post 224 in an American Legion baseball game.
College World Series: Huskers excited about CWS
June 12, 2002
Nebraska baseball fans wouldn’t mind getting used to this. The Cornhuskers are back in the College World Series for the second straight year, and fans and retailers are loving it.
6Sports video report: Lawrence Raiders meet up with Ozawkie
June 12, 2002
6Sports reports on the match between the Lawrence Raiders and Ozawkie Post 225.
6Sports video report: LHS volleyball camp goers hoping to have better season
June 12, 2002
6Sports reports on the Lawrence High School volleyball camp, and team members’ attitudes toward last year’s season.
Seminar keys on response, prevention
June 12, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence officials aren’t just worried about “dirty bombs.” They’re also concerned about explosives in trash Dumpsters and about terrorist attacks on other targets in the city.
Sweet dreams
Learning the steps of creating a wedding masterpiece
June 12, 2002
Bells are ringing, brides are panicking … it’s June, and weddings are in the air. It’s high season for wedding cakes, the dream confections that defy gravity, make magic with sugar and leave the all-important final gastronomic impression on wedding guests.
Investigators seek reasons behind abbey shooting
Detectives say they have no evidence to link deadly attack to Catholic Church’s sex scandal
June 12, 2002
Investigators talked to relatives and neighbors of Lloyd Robert Jeffress and began digging into his religious background in hopes of solving the mystery of why he killed two monks and committed suicide in a shooting rampage at an abbey.
World Online: Panorama - South Park
June 12, 2002
Stocks post worst finishes of the year
June 12, 2002
A spate of disappointments in the pharmaceutical and biotech sectors triggered a broad selloff on Wall Street Tuesday, sending the Dow Jones industrials, Nasdaq composite and Standard & Poor’s 500 indexes to their lowest closes of the year and near the lows that followed the terrorist attacks.
Heartland embraces homeland defense
Bush pushes plan to KC audience
June 12, 2002
By Scott Rothschild President Bush on Tuesday received enthusiastic support in the “Heartland” for his proposed Department of Homeland Security a new Cabinet-level agency that would combine the forces of numerous governmental functions to fight terrorism.
Lawmakers from both parties raise questions about role of FBI and CIA in president’s plan
June 12, 2002
Whether the FBI and CIA should be included in the proposed Department of Homeland Security emerged Tuesday as a potentially key issue in the congressional debate over President Bush’s plan for the massive new agency.
Daily ticker
June 12, 2002
Payroll worries plague district
State revenue shortfall may force school board to dip into reserves
June 12, 2002
By Tim Carpenter State revenue shortfalls threaten to shortchange Kansas public school districts in June, a crucial month because districts have unusually large payroll obligations as they cover teacher paychecks for the summer months.
World Online video - Proximity to downtown a plus for Old West Lawrence
June 12, 2002
Being close to downtown Lawrence is one of the advantages of living in Old West Lawrence, says Dale Slusser, president of the Old West Lawrence Neighborhood Assn.
KU sets GPA record
June 12, 2002
Kansas University’s 18-sport program produced a cumulative grade point average of 2.89 during the spring semester. It was the highest GPA ever recorded for a semester.
Glass in 26th place
June 12, 2002
Lawrence’s Bob Glass was in 26th place Tuesday and did not make the cut after the second round of the PBA Senior Northern California at Harvest Park Bowl. Glass, had an 18-game pinfall of 3,775 and won $930.
Local briefs
June 12, 2002
Lawrence driver injured in three-vehicle accident A Lawrence man suffered minor injuries Tuesday in a three-vehicle accident that ended when his 1989 Pontiac Grand Prix spun into a West Lawrence yard. Kyle Juracek, 41, was southbound on Inverness Drive just after 3:30 p.m. when he stopped at the street’s easternmost intersection with 15th Street to make a left turn, Lawrence Police Lt. Steve Zarnowiec said. As Juracek proceeded into the intersection, he was struck by a westbound 1988 Volkswagen Fox driven by Caleb Gaston, 21, Lawrence. Neither Gaston nor his two passengers Joe Clausing, 21, Wichita, and Aubrey Maruin, 22, Wichita were injured. Juracek then continued through the intersection and was struck by an eastbound vehicle driven by Carrie Murray, 28, Lawrence. The impact sent Juracek’s car spinning, landing in a yard. Murray was not injured. Juracek was taken by Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical ambulance to Lawrence Memorial Hospital, where he was treated and released. Police cited Juracek for failure to yield at a stop sign after stopping, Zarnowiec said. ____________________________________________ Donation: Stained-glass window planned for Dole Institute Former U.S. Sen. Bob Dole has donated $100,000 for a stained-glass window to be installed at the Dole Institute of Politics now under construction on Kansas University’s West Campus. The 20-foot-by-12-foot window represents Dole’s hometown of Russell and will be on the east wall of the institute’s lobby, overlooking a stone map of Kansas on the floor. Dole donated the window in memory of his parents, Doran and Bina Dole. He now has donated about $300,000 to the project. The Dole Institute’s 28,000-square-foot building is scheduled to be dedicated July 22, 2003, on Dole’s 80th birthday. It will house his political papers, which include information from his four terms in the U.S. House and five terms in the U.S. Senate. He also was the Republican nominee for vice president in 1976 and for president in 1996. ____________________________________________ 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.
Raiders rout Ozawkie
Wingert drives in four runs in Lawrence’s 10-0 victory
June 12, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Lightning striking twice in the same spot is said to be quite a rare thing. Tuesday night at Free State High it happened not twice, but three times. OK, so there was only one bolt from the skies. But the other two jolts from Lawrence’s Troy Wingert played a big part in the Raiders’ 10-0, run-rule blowout of Ozawkie Post 224 in an American Legion baseball game.
Families weigh child safety, costs in district’s new pay-to-ride plan
June 12, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Jan Loux never worried about her boys getting to school safely. Between the Louxs’ home on North Michigan Street and Riverside School is almost a half mile of two-lane blacktop with no sidewalks and a narrow bridge over Interstate 70 with no pedestrian walkway.
NBA Finals: Nets’ backs against wall in Game 4
June 12, 2002
Being written off isn’t new for the New Jersey Nets. They had a deciding Game 5 in their first-round series against Indiana, and they were given little chance against Boston after blowing a 21-point fourth-quarter lead to lose Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Finals.
Indian mascot removal urged
Committee advises elimination of ethnic school nicknames
June 12, 2002
An advisory committee recommended Tuesday that the Kansas State Board of Education support elimination of American Indian mascots in elementary, middle and high schools. However, the board does not have the authority to tell local school districts to change the names that some find offensive, its attorney said.
Sebelius appeals Anthem ruling; high court may hear case
June 12, 2002
The disputed sale of Kansas’ largest insurance provider may be headed to the state’s highest court. On Tuesday, Insurance Commissioner Kathleen Sebelius appealed a judge’s ruling that overturned a decision she made to block the sale of Blue Cross-Blue Shield of Kansas to Anthem Insurance Companies, of Indianapolis.
U.S. Open: Whining won’t put ball in hole
June 12, 2002
No one ever said golf was supposed to be fair. Especially the U.S. Open. Lee Janzen won at The Olympic Club in 1998 when his tee shot on the fifth hole in the final round disappeared into a thick tree then dropped down only after he was walking back to the tee box to hit his third shot.
Gooden cancels workouts
June 12, 2002
Former Kansas University forward Drew Gooden is through with individual workouts for NBA teams. Gooden, a 6-foot-11 power forward from Richmond, Calif., has worked out for Houston, Chicago, Golden State and Memphis the teams with the top four picks in the June 26 NBA Draft. He has canceled today’s workout with the Denver Nuggets.
McCartney wedding kept under wraps
June 12, 2002
Paul McCartney and Heather Mills were married Tuesday in a remote Irish castle, while fans and journalists thronged the gates for a glimpse of the ex-Beatle and his bride. The couple were determined to have a private wedding despite the growing crowd outside and the noisy helicopters hovering overhead.
NBA Briefs
June 12, 2002
Grizzlies, Wolves ask to change conferences Coleman out 4 months
Prosecutors claim evidence of prior thefts by Ryder
June 12, 2002
Prosecutors say they may introduce evidence of prior shoplifting incidents in the Winona Ryder shoplifting case, a district attorney representative said.
Chiefs agree with fullback
June 12, 2002
The Kansas City Chiefs on Tuesday agreed to a three-year contract with fullback Omar Easy, their fourth-round selection in the 2002 draft. Easy, from Penn State, was the second Chiefs draft choice to agree to terms with the club, joining second-round pick defensive tackle Eddie Freeman.
Oprah’s prime-time show may breathe new life into Oxygen
June 12, 2002
Oprah Winfrey will star in a prime-time coda to her talk show on the Oxygen cable channel as part of a deal that also strengthens her control over her legacy. The program, “Oprah After the Show,” will air weeknights at 6:30 p.m. CDT, and be rerun at 9 p.m., 10:30 p.m. and 7:30 a.m. the next day. It will debut Sept. 16.
Skater bemused by Koreans
June 12, 2002
Speedskater Apolo Anton Ohno wasn’t surprised that South Koreans still carry a grudge over his gold medal at the Winter Olympics. He just wishes they’d improve their form a bit.
Worker dies in accident
June 12, 2002
A construction worker at the 2004 Olympic village died after being run over by a van at the site Monday. The death of the 53-year-old Albanian man was the third death at the village within the last year, prompting builders to call a strike at the site Tuesday, the state-run Athens News Agency said.
Tennis Briefs: Sampras not ducking opponents
Netter wins Gerry Webber match, rips meet director of Queen’s Club tourney for remarks
June 12, 2002
Pete Sampras found his winning touch in Germany, then issued an angry response to the Queen’s Club tournament director who said the slumping star was “fighting demons” and looking for easier matches.
National League: Cubs’ Hundley ‘feels good’ at plate
Chicago catcher improves .159 average with 3-for-4 outing in 9-5 win
June 12, 2002
The Chicago Cubs had an unexpected leader for their second biggest offensive production of the season. Todd Hundley, who started the game hitting .159, went 3-for-4 with three RBIs to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 9-5 victory Tuesday night over the Houston Astros.
On the record
June 12, 2002
Ironman veteran drowns
Californian pulled from Utah Lake during Salt Lake triathlon
June 12, 2002
Swimmers were “bobbing around like corks” and struggling in 3-foot waves last weekend when a competitor died at the inaugural Utah Ironman Triathlon. “It was a fiasco,” competitor Shawn Talbott said Tuesday.
Heavy rains hit central Kansas
June 12, 2002
Severe storms unleashed heavy rains and damaging winds across sections of central Kansas Tuesday night. The town of McPherson reported as much as 2 feet of standing water in spots, authorities said.
Wind, lightning, rain pound Lawrence, area
June 12, 2002
By Mindie Paget A severe thunderstorm struck Lawrence on Tuesday night, bringing winds as high as 66 mph. As of 10:30 p.m., the National Weather Service in Topeka reported that .22 inches of rain had fallen at Lawrence Municipal Airport. “But you probably got much more than that in some parts of Lawrence,” said Curt Holderbach, weather service meteorologist.
Movement made at labor talks
Owners offer to lower the percentage on luxury-tax proposal
June 12, 2002
Baseball owners made the first movement on their key luxury-tax proposal since they gave it to players on Jan. 9, offering during Tuesday’s bargaining session to lower the percentage for a transitional period.
Baseball Briefs
June 12, 2002
Prinz sent to minors after giving up slam Surgeon ‘guarded’ about Brown’s return Bierbrodt upgraded Alomar sidelined with sprained left knee
Wheat harvest moving northward
Farmers near Wichita reporting meager crop
June 12, 2002
Working alone, Frank Anderson put another load of winter wheat into his 1952 grain truck Tuesday for the trip down to the local grain elevator. “It is not near as good as last year we just didn’t have rain at the right time,” he said.
Western Resources votes to change name
June 12, 2002
Topeka-based Western Resources won shareholder approval Tuesday to officially change its name to Westar Energy Inc. The name change was one of the issues shareholders were asked to vote on at the firm’s annual meeting in New York.
WNBA Briefs
June 12, 2002
WNBA players threaten strike Lynx trade Lennox to Miami for Moore
Americans tuning in to tourney
June 12, 2002
Soccer fans around the United States stayed up late to watch America’s 1-1 tie against South Korea in the World Cup, setting another ratings record for the sport on ESPN2. The game, which started at 2:30 a.m. EDT Monday, got a 1.62 cable rating and was seen in an average of 1.36 million households, Nielsen Media Research said Tuesday.
House Democrats sue Bush for ABM treaty
June 12, 2002
Thirty-one House members filed suit against President Bush on Tuesday in an effort to block the president from withdrawing from the 1972 Anti-Ballistic Missile Treaty. The United States officially leaves the treaty on Thursday, six months after Bush announced his intentions to do so.
Pele leaves hospital after allergic reaction
June 12, 2002
Pele was released from a hospital Tuesday, one day after having an allergic reaction to medical dyes during an examination.
NASCAR to test soft walls
Padding increased for heavier stock cars
June 12, 2002
The new “soft-wall” technology used successfully in the Indianapolis 500 will get its first NASCAR race test on the same track, although wide use of the system is not expected for at least a year.
Stanley Cup Finals: Detroit feeling sense of urgency
June 12, 2002
Age is only a number to the Detroit Red Wings. Right now, that number is one. Hockey’s oldest team is one victory away from winning the Stanley Cup, and the Red Wings talked Tuesday of not wanting to go beyond that one game to get it.
Wildfire continues march to Denver
June 12, 2002
In a faint haze of gray smoke Tuesday, residents on the outskirts of Denver packed clothing, family photos and even a wedding dress in case they had to flee the largest wildfire in Colorado’s 126-year history.
Relda M. Shook
June 12, 2002
NHL suspends Red Wings’ Fischer
June 12, 2002
Jiri Fischer became the first player in NHL history to be suspended for a game in the Stanley Cup Finals on Tuesday. The Detroit defenseman received a one-game suspension for a cross-check into the mouth of Carolina’s Tommy Westlund in the third period of Game Three.
Mickelson still seeking first win at major, answers
Soon-to-be-32-year-old golfer playing in 40th major this week
June 12, 2002
Phil Mickelson knows the drill by now. It’s the week of yet another major and the questions are as predictable as the shin-high rough and baked greens of a U.S. Open.
Betty Lou Conard
June 12, 2002
Timby services
June 12, 2002
Jack G. Strawderman
June 12, 2002
Awards show looks for spark
June 12, 2002
When you’re the newest awards show on television, you have to come up with a memorable name. “The Flameworthy Video Music Awards,” (8 p.m., CMT) honors country music videos chosen by fans on CMT’s Web site.
Ivy Irene Johnston
June 12, 2002
City workers learn to fight terror
Seminar keys on response, prevention
June 12, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence officials aren’t just worried about “dirty bombs.” They’re also concerned about explosives in trash Dumpsters and about terrorist attacks on other targets in the city.
Parolee sought in KCK shootings
Five people found dead in three different locations of city
June 12, 2002
A man paroled in August after serving 12 years for the murders of two people was being sought by police in the investigation of a rash of shooting deaths that may be linked to drugs.
2002 budget woes likely topic at forum
June 12, 2002
Registration has begun for the 2002 Kansas Economic Policy Conference held by Kansas University Continuing Education and KU’s Policy Research Institute. This year’s conference, titled “At the Crossroads: Can Kansas Afford its Future?” is scheduled for Oct. 17 at the Kansas Union.
Designing bakers update their styles
June 12, 2002
The wedding cake has always shared center stage with the bride and groom. It’s one of the last memories guests have of a wedding meal, and one of the focal points of the reception.
Parents plan child care as last of sextuplets go home
June 12, 2002
It was a noisy reunion. The last two sextuplets born April 6 at Via Christi Regional Medical Center have gone home. Their parents, Sondra and Eldon Headrick, arrived Monday to pick up Jaycie and Danielle from the neonatal intensive care unit.
U.S. prisons seen as breeding ground for terrorist groups
June 12, 2002
Prisons are attracting increasing attention from law enforcement as breeding grounds for terror groups seeking malcontents who can use their American citizenship to blend into society and carry out attacks.
Keep It Coming’ an indie delight
June 12, 2002
20 Miles is the side project of The Jon Spencer Blues Explosion guitarist Judah Bauer. While the Blues Explosion has always maintained the blues in attitude more than sound, 20 Miles stays closer to the music’s roots.
Jayni’ brings Morocco into kitchen
June 12, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Grilling With the Flavors of Morocco.” Host Jayni Carey, right, will prepare a number of Moroccan dishes, including the recipe below.
Three-year-old drowns after SUV falls in lake
Six other children saved in accident
June 12, 2002
A 3-year-old boy drowned Tuesday when a sports utility vehicle filled with children went off a boat ramp and into the Cedar Bluff Reservoir in WaKeeney in western Kansas. Two adults in the vehicle managed to free all but one of the children before the SUV was fully submerged.
Airbus’ first U.S. wing-design firm opens in Wichita
June 12, 2002
It’s no mystery why Airbus put a wing-design facility in Wichita, a top executive with the company said. With the city’s broad aviation and aerospace heritage and presence, “there’s a wealth of talent in this community,” said Allan McArtor, Airbus North America Holdings chairman.
Wife seeks to challenge incumbent husband for judgeship
June 12, 2002
Mud-slinging isn’t expected in this fall’s race for a judgeship in Reno County. That’s because the challenge that District Judge Steve Becker could face if he wins his primary comes from his wife, Sarah Sweet-McKinnon, a public defender in Sedgwick County.
Drinking plenty of water helps prevent health risks
June 12, 2002
Kansas missionaries have been role models
June 12, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services Islamic guerrillas in the Philippines appear to have profiled Martin Burnham and his wife, Gracia. The missionaries were kidnapped more than a year ago because they were Christians and Americans.
What a relief
June 12, 2002
Raises not needed
June 12, 2002
Recreation idea
June 12, 2002
Careless decision
June 12, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Once again, Missouri legislators prove how easy it is to spend someone else’s money. The Missouri Senate has given us another example of the carelessness that lawmakers can display and how they tend to dodge ways to rectify errors while costing taxpayers needless dollars. Is this boondoggle too far out of the box to be put back?
Cuts hurt vets
June 12, 2002
Thunderhill Speedway - Results from June 8th
June 12, 2002
Thunderhill Speedway - Results from June 8th
Lakeside Speedway - Race Date: 6/7/02
June 12, 2002
Lakeside Speedway - Race Date: 6/7/02
I-70 Speedway - June 8th Results
June 12, 2002
I-70 Speedway - June 8th Results
World of Outlaws Gumout Series all wet at Lakeside Kansas City, KS -
June 12, 2002
Just as it looked as if the World of Outlaws Gumout Series would outrace Mother Nature’s fury, the evening took a turn for the worse. With all of the heats completed and the first dash staged, the skies opened up with a torrential downpour that immediately soaked an already soggy facility.
Heartland Park results: June 7, 2002
June 12, 2002
Heartland Park results: June 7, 2002
World Online: Neighbor’s love of history brings community leadership
June 12, 2002
A job for his wife brought Dale Slusser to Lawrence. But it was his love of history and architecture that drew him to Old West Lawrence.
Fruity dish mixes bread, strawberries
June 12, 2002
Bruschetta is toast with Italian flair, but simple enough to be dressed up with a couple of other ingredients and turned into a delectable brunch dish. Instead of traditional tomato, garlic and basil toppings, this sweet version of bruschetta is layered with creamy Brie cheese, brown sugar and sliced strawberries.
People
June 12, 2002
Plug pulled on Dead reunion F. Lee flees Florida Arkansas resting place Stretch of history
Briefly
June 12, 2002
India: Warships moved from Pakistan waters Washington, D.C.: 9-11 stone completes new Pentagon facade Kentucky: Clergymen accused in sex cases resign Florida: Astronauts set endurance record
Government wants to question, not punish, ‘dirty bomb’ suspect
June 12, 2002
The man accused of plotting with al-Qaida to detonate a “dirty bomb” inside the United States was a protege of a top lieutenant of Osama bin Laden, traveling at his mentor’s request to meet with other terrorists and using the Internet to research how to build a radioactive weapon, U.S. officials said Tuesday.