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Stocks plunge on tech warnings
June 19, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 5:25 p.m.) Warnings from Apple, Advanced Micro Devices and Ciena sparked a technology selloff Wednesday, sending the Nasdaq composite index to a new low for the year as Wall Street grew more pessimistic about the timing of a business turnaround. The Dow Jones industrials tumbled more than 140 points.
At least seven killed in explosion near bus stop in Jerusalem
June 19, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 5:21 p.m.) JERUSALEM A suicide bomber jumped out of a car, dashed past two policemen and ran to a bus stop before blowing himself up and killing at least seven other people Wednesday evening, according to police and rescue workers. More than 35 people were wounded.
Bush continues peacemaking effort
June 19, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 9:32 a.m.) President Bush stood by Israel Wednesday in its dramatic decision to seize Palestinian areas in response to the latest terrorist bombing in Jerusalem.
Israel decides to reoccupy Palestinian areas
June 19, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 11:42 a.m.) Israel will gradually reoccupy Palestinian areas until terrorism stops, the government announced Wednesday in a major policy change prompted by a deadly bus bombing. Israeli troops raided three West Bank towns from which dozens of terror attacks have been launched.
Sutcliffe services
June 19, 2002
Memorial services for Sally Sue Sutcliffe, 58, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Plymouth Congregational Church, Lawrence. Private inurnment will be at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Sutcliffe died Monday, June 17, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Shirley M. Black
June 19, 2002
Olive Alice Randel
June 19, 2002
Baldwin  Graveside services for Olive Alice Randel, 93, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Oakwood Cemetery, Baldwin. Mrs. Randel died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Baldwin Care Center.
Okie Mae Wells
June 19, 2002
Andrews services
June 19, 2002
Baldwin  Services for Jim Richard Andrews, 86, Baldwin, will be at 1 p.m. Thursday at Baldwin Church of Christ. Burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Andrews died Monday, June 17, 2002, at Baldwin Care Center. He had lived in Baldwin since 1953.
World Online: Economy, aesthetics suit rep for Pinckney neighborhood
June 19, 2002
If you like historic homes but you’re on a tight budget, you might take a look at the Pinckney neighborhood. “You get all the quality and the charm of Old West Lawrence, but not the price,” said John Pepperdine, president of the Pinckney Neighborhood Assn. “Some people call us the Kmart of Old West Lawrence, but I like to say we’re the economic sensible alternative.”
WNBA Roundup: Holdsclaw sparks Mystics to sixth-straight win
June 19, 2002
Chamique Holdsclaw scored 24 points and combined with Stacey Dales-Schuman to spark a late run that helped the Washington Mystics keep the Detroit Shock winless this season with a 75-67 victory Tuesday night.
Baseball Briefs
June 19, 2002
Abbott to have surgery, miss rest of season Estes likely to be fined for throwing at Clemens Jenkins out for season after injuring ankle
National League: Brewers roll
June 19, 2002
Ben Sheets pitched a seven-hitter for his second career complete game and knocked in two runs in Milwaukee’s 7-1 victory over Houston on Tuesday night. Sheets (4-7) walked three and struck out seven in his first complete game since May 29, 2001, at St. Louis. Sheets hadn’t won since May 9 at Wrigley Field.
City defers controversial vote
Developer given time to refine plans for project at Sixth and Folks
June 19, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners agreed Tuesday to defer a vote for rezoning at Sixth Street and Folks Road, despite fierce opposition from neighbors who wanted immediate action. “I think this needs some time,” Mayor Sue Hack said. “We’ve been able to accomplish some good things by talking.”
On the record
June 19, 2002
Saudis arrest 13 linked to al-Qaida
June 19, 2002
Saudi Arabia announced its first al-Qaida-related arrests since Sept. 11 and said Tuesday it was holding 11 Saudis, an Iraqi and a Sudanese man behind a plot to shoot down a U.S. military plane taking off from a Saudi air base.
Officials doubt aspects of suspect’s story
June 19, 2002
A Forest Service employee who confessed to starting Colorado’s largest fire may not be telling the full truth, investigators said Tuesday, as hot dry winds fanned the giant blaze, threatening the more than 2,300 firefighters battling to contain it.
Air tanker plane that crashed had undergone wing repairs
June 19, 2002
An air tanker that nose-dived in Northern California, killing all three crew members, was repaired four years ago for cracks in one wing, a representative of the plane’s owner said Tuesday night.
Study finds busing is safest route to school
June 19, 2002
The driver may be ornery and the seats may squeak, but riding that big yellow bus is by far the safest way to get to school even safer than walking, a study says. The most dangerous way: riding in a car with a teenager behind the wheel.
Blast on bus causes Israel to seize land
June 19, 2002
In a major policy change, Israel will seize and reoccupy Palestinian lands until “acts of terror” against its civilians end, the government said early today, responding to a suicide bombing that killed 19 bus passengers and wounded 55 others.
Chicken salad takes on Mexican flair
June 19, 2002
This quick and easy recipe for Chicken Salad Chapala has a name that keys you to its style Chapala is both a lake and a town in Mexico.
Previous bomber’s mother wished him well
June 19, 2002
In a farewell video taped before Mahmoud el Abed embarked on a suicide attack last weekend, he sat holding hands with his mother, who prayed for him to become a “martyr” as she conferred her blessing.
Investigation doesn’t reveal whose shots killed Burnham
June 19, 2002
The military operation to rescue an American couple and a Filipina nurse from Muslim extremists took six months to plan, according to a government report that left open questions about who fired the shots that killed two hostages.
Mayor: City should ‘grow’ economy
June 19, 2002
By Mike Belt Economic development is the key to solving many of Lawrence’s financial concerns, Mayor Sue Hack told members of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce Tuesday. “It is possible for us to grow our economy,” Hack said during the chamber’s Talk of the Town luncheon at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive. About 60 people attended.
Terry Farrell faces ‘Becker’-free future
June 19, 2002
If you’re a co-star of a sitcom, kissing the title character can prove fatal to your series health. That’s the lesson learned by Terry Farrell, fired from her “Becker” role just after the Monday-night CBS comedy’s season finale aired last month.
Lawrence teachers ratify new contract
June 19, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Lawrence school teachers accepted a new contract adding 5 percent to their salary and benefits, district officials said Tuesday. The school board last month approved the deal for 2002-2003, which raised the district’s contribution to employee health insurance coverage and added money to the salary pool.
State briefs
June 19, 2002
Russell: Health center to close Thayer: 50-year-old killed in car-train accident Nebraska: Judge to visit proposed site of nuclear dump
Barrel case suspect’s request granted
Attorneys to speed up trial in Missouri
June 19, 2002
A judge has granted accused serial killer John E. Robinson’s request to speed up the murder case against him in Missouri. Cass County Associate Circuit Judge William Collins on Monday allowed Robinson’s attorneys to begin working with court officials there and in Johnson County, Kan.
Hutchinson: Women’s Open draws fans who’ll pay to work
June 19, 2002
There’ll be no shortage of volunteers next month for the U.S. Women’s Open golf championship at Prairie Dunes Country Club. By the middle of last week, 2,139 people had signed up for the right to greet the competitors at the airport, empty trash barrels, clean golf balls and serve beverages at the largest annual event in women’s golf.
William Henry Clark
June 19, 2002
Andrews services
June 19, 2002
Deward E. Robinson
June 19, 2002
Sutcliffe services
June 19, 2002
City OKs open homeless shelter
Intoxicated among those who can stay at school; neighbors concerned
June 19, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved an open homeless shelter to operate this summer at St. John School. Commissioners did so despite concerns of residents in the neighborhood around the Catholic school at 1208 Ky. who were worried about the presence of homeless people in their area.
Business Briefcase
June 19, 2002
Stewart continues to deny insider trading as stock falls Regulation: Upstart telephone firms win victory in court case Antitrust case: Microsoft to shut out Sun Outlook: Technology sales slumping
Daily Ticker
June 19, 2002
Kansas City investors buy Lawrence shopping center
June 19, 2002
By Mark Fagan A real estate professional confirmed that a group of Kansas City-area investors is the buyer of Lawrence’s Pine Ridge Plaza, and the new owners already are making plans should the shopping center’s biggest tenant go out of business.
Lack of coffee adds urgency to land shuttle
June 19, 2002
For the second day in a row Tuesday, stormy weather prevented the returning crewmen of the international space station from being reunited with their families after a separation of 6 1/2 months.
Andersen workers view verdict as latest blow
Employees say firm was doomed long ago
June 19, 2002
Paul Giancarlo is just one of the 10,000 remaining employees at Arthur Andersen LLP who began counting the days long before the firm was convicted of obstruction of justice. “The game was over when the company was indicted in March,” said the 46-year-old, who has spent more than half his life at the Chicago-based accounting firm.
Canine officers
June 19, 2002
Flag expression
June 19, 2002
Other abuse
June 19, 2002
Interleague Roundup: Mariners jolt Junior
Griffey collects 2,000th career hit in loss to former team
June 19, 2002
Junior collected the hits and made the incredible catch, yet his old team got along just fine without him. It’s been that way since they’ve been apart.
Local briefs
June 19, 2002
Politics: Reform Party candidate announces run for governor A small-businessman has announced he is running for governor on the Reform Party of Kansas ticket. Ted Pettibone, St. Marys, said his priorities, if elected, would be fiscal reform, simplifying business regulations in an effort to make the state more business friendly, education and supporting right-to-life legislation. Pettibone, 44, was born in Michigan and attended Hillsdale College, where he earned a degree in accounting with a minor in German. He later earned a master’s degree in business administration from the University of Texas. He owns a small business. He and his wife, Sabrina, have eight children, ages 2 through 15. Pettibone’s running mate is Mike Wilson, an associate professor of electronic engineering technology at Kansas State University’s Salina campus. Wilson is the outgoing Reform Party chairman, a position he had for two consecutive terms. ____________________________________________ Boys & Girls Club: Barbecue fund-raiser to precede golf tourney The Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence is hoping charitable Lawrence residents will pay to pig out at its first Big Pig barbecue fund-raiser in July. The all-you-can-eat barbecue buffet will be July 25, the evening before the organization’s 12th annual Boys & Girls Club Golf Classic at Alvamar Golf Course. Tickets to Big Pig, to be on the grounds of Meadowbrook Apartments, 15th Street and Crestline Drive, are available for $20 per person at the Boys & Girls Club main site, 1520 Haskell Ave.; the five American Family Insurance offices in Lawrence; KLWN/KLZR Radio, 3125 W. Sixth St.; all Hy-Vee Food Stores; People’s Bank locations; and Sunflower Broadband customer service center, 1 Riverfront Plaza. A live auction and musical entertainment will accompany the barbecue, which begins at 6 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. The charity golf tournament begins at 1:30 p.m. July 26. The Boys & Girls Club, founded in 1974, serves more than 500 children daily at eight Lawrence locations. ____________________________________________ Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.24 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets. 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.
6News video report: Board defers rezoning request
June 19, 2002
6News reports on the city commission’s vote on rezoning a northwest area of Lawrence.
Record numbers watch Woods’ victory
June 19, 2002
A record 55 million viewers watched NBC’s weekend coverage of Tiger Woods’ victory at the U.S. Open, and Sunday’s final round was the most watched golf telecast this year.
Andro regulation suggested
Baseball officials urge Congress to act
June 19, 2002
A major league baseball official urged Congress on Tuesday to regulate substances such as androstenedione, the over-the-counter supplement Mark McGwire used the year he broke the single-season home run mark.
Hawks guarantee playoffs
June 19, 2002
The Atlanta Hawks are offering season-ticket holders somewhat of a money-back guarantee. If the Hawks don’t make the playoffs next season, those fans who have full-season ticket plans will receive a $125 refund. The Hawks have missed the last three postseasons.
Economy posts positive news
June 19, 2002
Falling costs for gasoline, clothes and cars gave shoppers a break and helped to keep overall consumer prices flat in May. That, along with another government report Tuesday showing housing construction last month jumped by 11.6 percent, the largest increase in nearly seven years, offered a dose of good news for the unfolding economic recovery.
Royals fire pitching coach
June 19, 2002
The Kansas City Royals owners of a major league-worst 5.29 ERA fired pitching coach Al Nipper on Tuesday. Triple-A Omaha pitching coach John Cumberland will replace Nipper on manager Tony Pena’s staff.
Track and Field: KU’s Russell honored again
June 19, 2002
Kansas University senior Scott Russell’s list of accomplishments grew longer Tuesday when he was named a Verizon Academic All-American.
Auto Racing: IRL visits Speedway
June 19, 2002
By Andy Samuelson Gil de Ferran might be an auto racing standout, but his love for sports doesn’t stop on the track. The 34-year-old Brazilian has quite a fondness for soccer, the game he played as a child. So when his favorite team Brazil, who else? plays England on Friday in the World Cup, de Ferran will be watching.
Germans won’t underestimate U.S.
June 19, 2002
The Germans are well aware of the best the U.S. team has to offer, and they aren’t about to underestimate one of the biggest surprises of the 2002 World Cup. German coach Rudi Voeller used to wear the same uniform as American captain Claudio Reyna when the two played for Bayer Leverkusen in the mid-1990s.
South Korean stunner
Co-host’s win sends team to quarterfinals
June 19, 2002
For a team that had never even won a World Cup game, South Korea sure is looking like a championship contender. The tournament’s co-host pulled off a stunning 2-1 victory of Italy on Tuesday, getting the tying goal with two minutes left in regulation and the game-winner in overtime.
World Online video - Pinckney offers historic neighborhood on a budget
June 19, 2002
If you’d like a historic home without a high price tag, you might try the Pinckney Neighborhood, says a neighborhood leader.
Ex-Jayhawk hired
June 19, 2002
Kim Newbern, a former Kansas University player and assistant coach, has been named head softball coach at New Mexico University.
Pinckney neighborhood offers history and diversity
June 19, 2002
If you like historic homes, but you’re on a tight budget, you might take a look at the Pinckney Neighborhood. “You get all the quality and the charm of Old West Lawrence, but not the price,” John Pepperdine, president of the Pinckney Neighbhorhood Assn. said, laughing.
L.A. lets Dodger Dogs out
June 19, 2002
For the first time, baseball fans will be able to buy Dodger Dogs outside of Dodger Stadium. The Dodger Dog stand is scheduled to open Thursday on the food court at Universal CityWalk, next to Universal Studios theme park.
Outlaws 16, Paola 7
June 19, 2002
Box score: late-inning rally lifts Outlaws over Paola.
Raiders clipped, 13-12
June 19, 2002
Lawrence’s Raiders overcame a 9-0 deficit, but fell to Kansas City Post 83, 13-12, Tuesday night in American Legion baseball.
Water in other countries may not be safe to drink
June 19, 2002
We are taking a summer vacation outside the United States. What infectious diseases associated with food and water should I be concerned about? What precautions should I take to avoid illness from food or water? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the most common infections originate from escherichia coli, shigella, giardia, cryptosporidia and hepatitis A.
Kansas City investors buy Lawrence shopping center
June 19, 2002
By Mark Fagan A real estate professional confirmed that a group of Kansas City-area investors is the buyer of Lawrence’s Pine Ridge Plaza, and the new owners already are making plans should the shopping center’s biggest tenant go out of business.
Intoxicated among those who can stay at school
June 19, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners on Tuesday unanimously approved an open homeless shelter to operate this summer at St. John School. Commissioners did so despite concerns of residents in the neighborhood around the Catholic school at 1208 Ky. who were worried about the presence of homeless people in their area.
William Henry Clark
June 19, 2002
Memorial services for William Henry Clark, 53, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. June 29 at a private location. Burial will be in Rochester Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Clark died Wednesday, June 12, 2002, at a Topeka hospital.
Deward E. Robinson
June 19, 2002
Topeka  Services for Deward E. “Spike” Robinson will be at 11 a.m. Friday at Bowser Johnson Funeral Chapel, Topeka. Burial is pending. Mr. Robinson died Monday, June 17, 2002, at a Topeka hospital after an illness.
6Sports video report: Former KU athlete named Academic All-American
June 19, 2002
6Sports reports on the naming of Scott Russell to the Academic All-American first team.
6Sports video report: Gooden back in town to talk about importance of listening
June 19, 2002
6Sports reports on Drew Gooden’s visit to KU’s summer basketball camp, and his anticipation for next Wednesday’s NBA draft.
Andersen verdict sets tone
June 19, 2002
By Mike Hoeflich Kansas University School of Law After 10 days of discussion, the jury in the Arthur Andersen case found the once-giant accounting firm guilty of obstruction of justice last week. The verdict came as something of a surprise to both sides.
KU asks governor to approve razings
June 19, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Gov. Bill Graves will get the final say on whether three houses in the Oread neighborhood are demolished. Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway on Tuesday asked Graves to allow KU to raze the homes to make way for a scholarship hall.
Bus options
June 19, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Catching a ride to and from school on the T may be a viable option for some local children. The tight funding situation that has forced the Lawrence school district to start charging many families for school bus service may provide a worthwhile new mission and an unexpected windfall for the city’s public transportation system.
Hall of Fame broadcaster dead at 77
June 19, 2002
Jack Buck, who in nearly five decades behind a microphone became a St. Louis institution on par with the Gateway Arch and the Cardinals, died late Tuesday night.
High classified worker turnover leads district to review salaries
June 19, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Computer technician Lisa Manlove is excited the Lawrence school board has decided to search for a better way to set salaries for her and about 800 other classified workers. “It’s something we’ve needed to do for a long time,” said Manlove, who manages the district’s student and administrative software and is a six-year district veteran.
Marguerite L. Branham
June 19, 2002
Neosho, Mo. Â Services for Marguerite L. Branham, 86, Neosho, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at First Baptist Church, Neosho. Burial will be in Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery in Joplin. Mrs. Branham died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at Nevada Regional Medical Center.
Drills begin for Native American game
June 19, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Native Americans are about as common on college football rosters as women. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but not far from the truth. “Less than two percent  it’s 1.88  are playing football at the NCAA, NAIA and junior college level,” Jeff Bigger said Tuesday.
NBA taking close look at Gooden
June 19, 2002
By Gary Bedore Just when Drew Gooden thought he was finished with final exams, NBA teams came calling with a new batch of tests.
Lawmakers pledge support on Homeland Security bill
June 19, 2002
Gaining fresh pledges of support, President Bush on Tuesday sent to Congress his detailed proposal for creation of a new Homeland Security Department a 35-page bill that outlines the biggest government reshuffling since 1947.
Bull’s eye
A master baker’s cheesecake recipe is right on target
June 19, 2002
They say genius is part inspiration, part perspiration, and therein lies the story of Maida Heatter’s Bull’s Eye Cheesecake. “I was driving along one day and I had a sensation that something tapped me on the shoulder and said, ‘Cheesecake, oatmeal, two colors.’
Judges to hear complaints in remap case
June 19, 2002
Objections are piling up to Kansas lawmakers’ plan for redrawing the state’s four U.S. House districts. Before a Monday deadline for voicing opposition, Democrats and the state’s four American Indian tribes made official in federal court their arguments against the plan, which would split Lawrence between two districts and put Fort Riley in one district and the Army base’s hometown of Junction City in another.
Olive Alice Randel
June 19, 2002
Recruiter’ in court on porn charges
Reports of phone calls to high school athletes spur computer search
June 19, 2002
By Mindie Paget A Leawood man accused of making kinky phone calls to high school athletes in Lawrence and elsewhere in the Midwest under the guise of a college sports recruiter has been charged in federal court with possessing child pornography.
Troubled firm makes good on jobs for KU graduates
June 19, 2002
Kansas University graduates who were offered jobs by Arthur Andersen are faring well, KU accounting professor Paul Mason said. Mason said “six or seven students” in KU’s School of Business were offered jobs by the accounting firm before its Enron-related problems came to the surface.
Quake hits Midwest
June 19, 2002
A moderate earthquake rattled church bells and nerves Tuesday in portions of the Midwest and South, but authorities had no immediate reports of serious damage. The quake, which struck at 12:37 p.m. CDT, registered a magnitude of 5.0, said John Bellini with the U.S. Geological Survey in Golden, Colo.
Inappropriate plan
June 19, 2002
Bus options
June 19, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Catching a ride to and from school on the T may be a viable option for some local children. The tight funding situation that has forced the Lawrence school district to start charging many families for school bus service may provide a worthwhile new mission and an unexpected windfall for the city’s public transportation system.
Stephanopoulos takes helm of ABC’s ‘This Week’
June 19, 2002
ABC on Tuesday appointed George Stephanopoulos to anchor “This Week,” and the former Clinton aide urged those who question his objectivity to watch him with an open mind on Sunday mornings.
Mayors’ meeting has different feel
June 19, 2002
By David Broder Washington Post Writers Group When the nation’s mayors gathered here last weekend, many of them felt out of place. The U.S. Conference of Mayors has been dominated by its big-city members and usually has chosen a metropolis for its annual summer meeting.
Ventura throws in the towel
Minnesota governor says he will not seek re-election
June 19, 2002
Gov. Jesse Ventura, the scowling former pro wrestler who turned the political establishment on its head with his victory in 1998, announced with a characteristic blast at the media Tuesday that he will not seek a second term this fall.
Senior golfers blast Woods’ counterparts
June 19, 2002
It’s the familiar refrain of Grumpy Old Men: Kids these days. No discipline. Got things way too easy. This wasn’t a group of retirees lounging around a coffee shop, though. These were five of golf’s all-time greats Arnold Palmer, Jack Nicklaus, Lee Trevino, Gary Player and Tom Watson, who have 212 PGA Tour victories and 51 majors among them.
College World Series: South Carolina clips Georgia Tech
Stanford snares 5-3 victory, eliminates Notre Dame from tournament
June 19, 2002
A team from South Carolina is closer to playing in the College World Series championship game. South Carolina beat Georgia Tech, 9-5, in an elimination game Tuesday, setting up a semifinal showdown with state rival Clemson.
Kansas Football: Much ado about OU
KU ticket brochure features Mangino in Sooners attire
June 19, 2002
By David Mitchell Kansas University’s 2002 football ticket brochure has been released, and the catalog has plenty of crimson and blue. Maybe more crimson than fans might expect.
KU ticket brochure features Mangino in Sooners attire
June 19, 2002
By David Mitchell Kansas University’s 2002 football ticket brochure has been released, and the catalog has plenty of crimson and blue. Maybe more crimson than fans might expect.
Troubled firm makes good on jobs for KU graduates
June 19, 2002
Kansas University graduates who were offered jobs by Arthur Andersen are faring well, KU accounting professor Paul Mason said. Mason said “six or seven students” in KU’s School of Business were offered jobs by the accounting firm before its Enron-related problems came to the surface.
Reports of phone calls to high school athletes spur computer search
June 19, 2002
By Mindie Paget A Leawood man accused of making kinky phone calls to high school athletes in Lawrence and elsewhere in the Midwest under the guise of a college sports recruiter has been charged in federal court with possessing child pornography.
Retiring officer recalls years on force
June 19, 2002
By Mike Belt James White still remembers the night a man walked up to him in Lawrence Police headquarters and handed him a pistol. “He said he was turning himself in because he had just shot someone,” White recalled.
Developer given time to refine plans for project at Sixth and Folks
June 19, 2002
By Joel Mathis Lawrence city commissioners agreed Tuesday to defer a vote for rezoning at Sixth Street and Folks Road, despite fierce opposition from neighbors who wanted immediate action. “I think this needs some time,” Mayor Sue Hack said. “We’ve been able to accomplish some good things by talking.”
Okie Mae Wells
June 19, 2002
Services for Okie Mae Wells, 87, Basehor, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Kan. Mrs. Wells died Tuesday, June 18, 2002, at her home.
Briefly
June 19, 2002
Denver: U.S. Mint reopens for limited tours Milwaukee: ‘Dear Abby’ case brings guilty plea on child porn Atlanta: Toddler survives alone after mother dies Chicago: AMA approves research on paid organ donations
Briefly
June 19, 2002
Salt Lake City: Police revise story on teen’s abduction San Diego: Administrator demoted for school thong check South Carolina: Governor accepts order not to block plutonium
State still negotiating with agency that will compile, maintain list
June 19, 2002
By Mindie Paget Maybe in time for Christmas. Thousands of Kansas still await the relief expected from a new law prohibiting most telemarketers from calling them at home.
Horoscopes
June 19, 2002
Oh, deer
Sound of electric fence is music to gardener’s ears
June 19, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Over the past several summers I have used this space to complain about the challenges of growing vegetables, fruit trees or even certain kinds of flowers in a rural area inhabited by deer.
Campaign 2002: Gubernatorial race isn’t only statewide election of interest
June 19, 2002
The candidates run statewide, but races for insurance commissioner, state treasurer and secretary of state often receive little attention. Occasionally, someone asks why one or all three offices are elected at all. That’s not likely to happen this year.
Spinach helps you turn over a new leaf
June 19, 2002
Cold weather crops, those that can be planted in late winter or early spring, are coming to the markets now, and none is more lush this time of year than spinach. For the moment, please, pass by the bags of spinach in the produce aisles and head to the overflowing bins of loose spinach leaves and try not to elbow the guy next to you.
This ‘v’ not for victory
June 19, 2002
The summer of the never-ending documentary continues. Cynthia McFadden narrates ABC’s newest real-life drama, “State v.,” (9 p.m.), a five-part look at the criminal-justice system. Each installment examines a different case, from pre-trial hearings to the jury’s verdict.
Briefly
June 19, 2002
Australia: Tycoon sets off on balloon quest Afghanistan: Two rockets fired toward capital’s center Mexico City: President releases once-secret files
Andersen verdict sets tone
June 19, 2002
By Mike Hoeflich Kansas University School of Law After 10 days of discussion, the jury in the Arthur Andersen case found the once-giant accounting firm guilty of obstruction of justice last week. The verdict came as something of a surprise to both sides.
Turkish delight: Turkey scores 1-0 win
June 19, 2002
Turkey ended Japan’s remarkable run at the World Cup, and kept its own one alive. Umit Davala, rising high and unmarked in the penalty area with his Mohawk hairdo, scored on a header off a corner kick in the 12th minute for a 1-0 win Tuesday against the tournament’s co-host.
Drills begin for Native American game
June 19, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Native Americans are about as common on college football rosters as women. That’s an exaggeration, of course, but not far from the truth. “Less than two percent it’s 1.88 are playing football at the NCAA, NAIA and junior college level,” Jeff Bigger said Tuesday.
Marguerite L. Branham
June 19, 2002
Retiring officer recalls years on force
June 19, 2002
By Mike Belt James White still remembers the night a man walked up to him in Lawrence Police headquarters and handed him a pistol. “He said he was turning himself in because he had just shot someone,” White recalled.
High classified worker turnover leads district to review salaries
June 19, 2002
By Tim Carpenter Computer technician Lisa Manlove is excited the Lawrence school board has decided to search for a better way to set salaries for her and about 800 other classified workers. “It’s something we’ve needed to do for a long time,” said Manlove, who manages the district’s student and administrative software and is a six-year district veteran.
Global tourism shrinks; U.S. among worst hit
June 19, 2002
Revenues from international tourism shrank 2.6 percent last year because the Sept. 11 attacks “severely aggravated” the effect of a global economic slowdown, the World Tourism Organization said Tuesday.
Briefly
June 19, 2002
Virginia: Ranting requests denied New Jersey: Terrorists face death penalty Washington, D.C.: Senate OKs plan to help insurers pay terror claims Boston: Medical worker says suspect in shoe bombing was sluggish
Water in other countries may not be safe to drink
June 19, 2002
Shirley M. Black
June 19, 2002
Savannah, Mo. Â Graveside services for Shirley M. Black, 66, Barnard, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at Bennett Lane Cemetery, Savannah. Mrs. Black died Monday, June 17, 2002, at her home.
Area briefs
June 19, 2002
City band concert to feature Broadway tunes, dancers KU Med transplant program receives full accreditation Nine-year-old hospitalized after falling off bicycle Amateur radio competition planned for this weekend
No-call relief months away
State still negotiating with agency that will compile, maintain list
June 19, 2002
By Mindie Paget Maybe in time for Christmas. Thousands of Kansas still await the relief expected from a new law prohibiting most telemarketers from calling them at home.
Appliances let you prepare meals in no time flat
June 19, 2002
Join Jayni Carey, right, host of “Jayni’s Kitchen,” this week for “Real Fast Food,” a look at fast-cooking ovens.
Abuse not confined to Catholics
June 19, 2002
By Cal Thomas Tribune Media Services “The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it.” That was Albert Einstein, and while he was not known as a religious man, his mini-homily could apply to the sexual abuse scandal in the Roman Catholic Church.
Old home town - 25 and 40 years ago today
June 19, 2002
Expos’ Robinson savors All-Star invite, win over KC
June 19, 2002
Frank Robinson got a nice surprise before he got what he really wanted another win. Wil Cordero’s pinch-hit RBI single with two outs in the seventh capped a three-run rally as the Montreal Expos won their fifth straight game, 5-4, against the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night.
s ears
June 19, 2002
By Gwyn Mellinger Over the past several summers I have used this space to complain about the challenges of growing vegetables, fruit trees or even certain kinds of flowers in a rural area inhabited by deer.
People
June 19, 2002
A pen for her thoughts A shot of goodwill The stork is out there Gone Hawaiian
NBA taking close look at Gooden
June 19, 2002
By Gary Bedore Just when Drew Gooden thought he was finished with final exams, NBA teams came calling with a new batch of tests.
KU asks governor to approve razings
June 19, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Gov. Bill Graves will get the final say on whether three houses in the Oread neighborhood are demolished. Kansas University Chancellor Robert Hemenway on Tuesday asked Graves to allow KU to raze the homes to make way for a scholarship hall.