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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile found dead in Chicago hotel room
June 22, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 4:53 p.m.) St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Darryl Kile was found dead in the team hotel Saturday, police said.
Philippine military offers reward for body of Abu Sayyaf leader believed killed by soldiers
June 22, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 4:51 p.m.) The Philippine military on Saturday offered a 50,000-peso (dlrs 1,000) reward for the recovery of the body of Muslim extremist leader Abu Sabaya, who was presumed dead after a clash at sea with U.S.-trained soldiers a day earlier.
Aid groups push for expanded peacekeeping force in Afghanistan to deal with increasing violence
June 22, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 5:00 p.m.) The presence of Afghan warlords at the loya jirga was criticized by delegates, and their integration into the new government was assailed by international agencies, including the U.S.-based Human Rights Watch.
Authorities question hospitalized drifter in disappearance of Utah girl
June 22, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 12:07 p.m.) Salt Lake City law enforcement officials spoke Saturday morning with a hospitalized drifter who had been wanted for questioning in the disappearance of 14-year-old Elizabeth Smart.
Israel pledges to step up offensive against Palestinians
49 die on both sides in past week
June 22, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 10:13 a.m.) JERUSALEM Israel’s Security Cabinet endorsed a plan to gradually reoccupy Palestinian land until attacks on Israelis stop, a major shift in its strategy after an especially bloody week in the 21-month-old conflict.
Van carrying firefighters from Oregon crashes in Colorado, killing four
June 22, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 11:59 a.m.) A van ferrying firefighters from Oregon to Colorado’s worst wildfire in history swerved off a highway and spun out of control, killing four and injuring seven others.
Willing workers
June 22, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Hutchinson’s efforts in hosting the U.S. Women’s Open is an example other communities could follow. The willingness of area residents to support an event in Hutchinson sets an example that surely is the envy of many other communities.
Momentum lost?
June 22, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Target’s decision to build a new distribution center in Topeka raises some questions Lawrence residents should consider.
Religion Briefs
June 22, 2002
Mexican Fiesta kicks off today at St. John Mustard Seed schedules meetings, school Lay minister to speak at Calvary Temple Quintet to play at Methodist church Wesleyan church plans picnic after service Mentors to speak at Trinity Episcopal Salvation Army captain to give farewell sermon Bell choir to embark on Colorado tour West Side says goodbye to choir director Baldwin graduate ready to leave for mission Church plans dinner during Territorial Days Church sets date for annual pig roast Community Bible offers weeklong school Portrayer to share history of Unity Church Lone Star church serves up Porkfest
Mates of State return to their roots
June 22, 2002
By Jon Niccum It was like a homecoming dance for sweethearts Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel except they also served as the entertainment. On Thursday, the duo known as Mates of State revisited The Bottleneck, where they had played their first gig five years ago.
Fathers play a critical role in their sons’ lives
June 22, 2002
Focus on the Family, By James Dobson Why don’t behavioral scientists see the important need for a father to be an active component in a son’s life and report their findings to us?
Networks clone cable offerings
June 22, 2002
And the award for laziest programming goes to … ABC. The alphabet network’s entire Saturday night prime-time schedule consists of the three-hour 1977 James Bond thriller “The Spy Who Loved Me,” (7 p.m., ABC) starring Roger Moore.
4-H news
June 22, 2002
Military news
June 22, 2002
Club news
June 22, 2002
Engagements
June 22, 2002
Spirituality
June 22, 2002
Bishops still face years of work to end abuse Scholar tells Presbyterians to heal internal divisions Methodist church to close after financial struggle Jews for Jesus spreading message in Portland area
Weddings
June 22, 2002
Plaintiff awarded $15 million in tobacco case
June 22, 2002
A federal judge awarded $15 million in punitive damages Friday to an ex-smoker who claimed tobacco giant R.J. Reynolds hid the dangers of cigarettes from the public. Friday’s order follows a jury verdict in February in which David Burton was awarded compensatory damages of $196,416.
State briefs
June 22, 2002
Wichita: College fund established for sextuplets, sister El Dorado: Suspect pleads innocent to slaying in Augusta Holton: Reservoir, park opening in Jackson County
Police conduct questioned in drug case
June 22, 2002
A judge has agreed to let a drug defendant’s lawyer examine allegations of misconduct against four Wichita police officers in open court. District Judge Rebecca Pilshaw granted attorney Kurt Kerns’ request on Thursday.
William Moore Jr.
June 22, 2002
Sprint, Virgin to provide new wireless service
June 22, 2002
Sprint Corp. and Virgin Group on Sunday will bring to the United States a wireless phone service that courts customers under the age of 30. Virgin Mobile USA a partnership of the two companies initially will offer the service in Columbus, Ohio, and Sacramento, Calif.
Investors buy former Oread building for $900,000
June 22, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The last available building on Lawrence’s once-thriving Oread Inc. campus was sold Friday in bankruptcy court to a group of Lawrence and Topeka investors who hope it will boost their plans for a new life sciences business park.
Lack of confidence’ reigns
Investors focus on terrorism fears, earnings warnings
June 22, 2002
Stocks tumbled on yet another spate of bad corporate news and fears of terrorism Friday, giving Wall Street its fifth straight losing week and pulling the major indexes closer to their post-Sept. 11 lows.
Area briefs
June 22, 2002
Eudora, DeSoto elevators take first loads of wheat New Lambda Legal office in Dallas to serve Kansas Land-use forum coming to Lawrence library KU professors awarded humanities fellowships Blood drive Tuesday at First Christian Church
Mock attack to test readiness
Douglas County contingent to participate in state, national exercise
June 22, 2002
By Mike Belt Douglas County representatives will participate next week in a state and national exercise designed to simulate a bioterrorist attack. The exercise, called Prairie Plague 2002, is designed to help local, state and federal authorities respond to a widespread public health emergency.
A different world
Pastor brings worldly experience to new post
June 22, 2002
By Jim Baker The Rev. Gary Teske’s ministry has taken him to lots of interesting places over the years. There was Indianapolis, Great Bend and now Lawrence and one can’t forget the nine years spent living in the jungles and highlands of Papua New Guinea.
Daily Ticker
June 22, 2002
On the record
June 22, 2002
Public silenced
June 22, 2002
Past is past
June 22, 2002
Local briefs
June 22, 2002
Politics: Tanner files for re-election Baldwin Republican Ralph Tanner has filed for re-election to the 10th District Kansas House of Representatives seat. Tanner, a former president of Baker University, seeks a fifth term in the House. The 75-year-old Alabama native spent the past four years as chairman of the House Education Committee. Democrat Tom Holland also has filed for the 10th District seat. The district includes southeast Douglas County and north-central Franklin County. Other area candidates: Democratic Rep. Barbara Ballard has filed to retain her 44th District seat in central and west Lawrence. Republican Melissa Boisen has filed for the 45th District seat now held by fellow Republican Tom Sloan, who has filed for re-election. The post represents the western part of Douglas County, including much of west Lawrence. Democratic incumbent Troy Findley is the only candidate to file for the 46th District seat, which covers part of central and all of eastern Lawrence. _____________________________________________ Area: Former commissioner violates nudity resolution Leavenworth A public nudity resolution signed into law by a former Leavenworth County commissioner has come back to haunt him. Former commissioner Wayne Eldridge Sr. pleaded no contest Thursday to violating the public nudity resolution he and two other commissioners signed into law two years ago. Eldridge pleaded guilty to aiding and abetting public nudity at Whispers Cabaret, a topless club he operated near Basehor. A judge fined Eldridge $616 for the misdemeanor but gave him no jail time. _____________________________________________ Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.29 at Conoco, 1414 W. Sixth St. 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.
Bohl questions
June 22, 2002
WNBA: Laimbeer not shocked by loss
Former Piston’s coaching debut marred by Detroit defeat
June 22, 2002
Bill Laimbeer knew he had a lot of work ahead of him when he accepted his first head coaching assignment. On Friday night, he found out just how much. Nykesha Sales matched her season-high with 24 points and Orlando spoiled Laimbeer’s debut with an 80-59 victory over the winless Detroit Shock.
Buck funeral classy affair just like beloved broadcaster
June 22, 2002
Joe Buck, who has somehow shown a knack for avoiding somber tones this week, found another way to lighten the mood at the funeral for his father, Jack Buck. Listening to his sister, Christine, pay tribute to their famous broadcasting father with stories of his generosity and humanitarian efforts, Joe figured his speech was just not worthy.
Baseball Briefs
June 22, 2002
White hospitalized with infected hand Gooden instructing again in minors
Judge halts collections program for beef
June 22, 2002
A federal judge ruled Friday that the national beef checkoff program violated the constitutional rights of cattle producers by infringing on the First Amendment. U.S. District Court Judge Charles Kornmann ordered a halt to collections for the checkoff program, which requires cattle ranchers to pay a $1 per-head fee on cattle sold in the United States for beef promotion and research.
Commission to investigate detained Haitian refugees
June 22, 2002
Members of the U.S. Commission on Civil Rights, meeting in Miami on Friday, agreed to open an informal inquiry into why federal immigration authorities are keeping about 200 Haitian refugees in long-term detention in Miami-Dade County.
Former chief of D-Day Memorial charged with fraud
June 22, 2002
The former president of the struggling National D-Day Memorial Foundation was charged with lying about the amount of donations his organization collected in an effort to secure money to build the $25 million monument.
Native American All-Star Game: Organizers hope for local support
June 22, 2002
Jeff Bigger thinks tonight’s Native American All-Star football game at Haskell Stadium will be a “slobber-knocker.” But how many people will show up for the 7:30 p.m. kickoff?
Retirement tax breaks get boost
House votes to make law permanent allowing greater contributions to funds
June 22, 2002
Legislation to make permanent a law that allows increased contributions to tax-favored 401(k) and IRA plans won easy House passage Friday, the latest in a string of election-year votes by Republicans that underscored their stance as tax cutters.
Driver’s license stations to close
June 22, 2002
The state plans to close 12 driver’s license exam stations to save money. The Department of Revenue said Thursday it would close a quarter of the total number of stations operates. Expected savings are $120,000 a year.
Defendant who had sex with judge loses case
June 22, 2002
A jury on Friday ruled against a Southern California woman who claimed she was coerced into having repeated sexual encounters with a former Los Angeles judge presiding over the criminal trial of herself and her husband.
Bush applauds Muslim rebel’s presumed death
June 22, 2002
The Bush administration congratulated the president of the Philippines and applauded Friday’s presumed death of a major Muslim rebel leader linked to the yearlong kidnapping of two Kansas missionaries, Martin and Gracia Burnham.
What do you know?
June 22, 2002
Sample questions from the 2001 National Assessment of Educational Progress.
Still not impressive, geography scores rise
Most test takers from public schools
June 22, 2002
Give a group of fourth-graders a map of the world and only half can label the North Pole, South Pole and equator. Ask them why rock ‘n’ roll has spread all over the world and 70 percent can tell you. The questions come from a national geography test given last year, the results of which were released Friday by the Education Department.
Leffler snags truck pole
June 22, 2002
Jason Leffler, atop the qualifying order for the fourth time this season, has yet to figure out how to translate a single lap of speed into his first NASCAR Craftsman Truck Series victory.
Andersen juror says colleagues slept
June 22, 2002
Two members of the jury that convicted Arthur Andersen LLP of obstruction of justice dozed off during the first two weeks of the trial, prompting complaints from other members of the panel, a juror said Friday.
Robert Leroy Miller
June 22, 2002
Juvenile executions should now be barred, some argue
June 22, 2002
Death-penalty opponents said Friday that the U.S. Supreme Court should ban the execution of inmates who committed murder when they were under age 18 for the same reasons it outlawed the execution of mentally retarded inmates.
Prosecutors fear flood of appeals on heels of death penalty ruling
June 22, 2002
The Supreme Court’s ban on executing mentally retarded killers has prosecutors across the country bracing for appeals from inmates hoping to avoid the death chamber. “All of a sudden everybody on death row is going to become retarded,” said Mississippi Assistant Atty. Gen. Marvin “Sonny” White, who prosecutes death row appeals for the state.
Henman hopes 2002 will be his year finally
Home crowd has waited 66 years to see British player raise winner’s trophy at All England Club
June 22, 2002
For the past five years, Tim Henman has been Britain’s best hope to win Wimbledon. This year, he’s gone one step better he’s actually the favorite. British bookmaker William Hill has Henman as the clear 7-2 favorite to win his first Grand Slam title and become the first British man to lift the Wimbledon trophy since Fred Perry in 1936.
Close calls frustrate Americans in loss
United States unhappy with non-call after disputed handball in 49th minute
June 22, 2002
Less than an inch. That’s how close the United States was from tying Friday’s World Cup quarterfinal against Germany.
Ming won’t attend NBA Draft
June 22, 2002
Yao Ming won’t attend next week’s NBA draft because of training obligations for China’s national team, but the Houston Rockets believe their likely No. 1 pick will be allowed to play in the league.
Dry, windy weather whips up inferno in Arizona
June 22, 2002
Fanned by blowtorch winds, two explosive wildfires took double-barreled aim at Arizona mountain towns Friday as firefighters desperately cleared brush and doused homes with flame-retardant foam.
Ephedra let players lose weight, gain energy
But controversial supplement has been linked to 100 deaths in last decade
June 22, 2002
Ephedra has been called “legal speed.” That’s how one company advertised its ephedra products on its Web site before the Food and Drug Administration earlier this month ordered it to stop. The company offered “energizing herbs” that “felt like an acid trip” claims that FDA rules prohibit.
FBI warns of attacks on Jewish targets
Alert says terrorists may use fuel trucks to trigger explosions
June 22, 2002
Jewish schools or synagogues, as well as fuel depots, may be targets of terrorist attacks using fuel tanker trucks, the FBI warned local law enforcement agencies Friday afternoon in a notice based on “uncorroborated information.”
Veterans picture Vietnam memorial with added twist coming to Ottawa
June 22, 2002
By Mike Belt A name is one thing. Putting a picture with the name makes it that much more personal. That’s the thinking of Franklin County military veterans hoping to raise $5,400 to bring the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial to Ottawa sometime next year. They also are collecting photographs of soldiers from Franklin, Douglas and three other area counties who were killed in Vietnam to display on a separate memorial wall.
Razorbacks name Van Horn head coach
June 22, 2002
Arkansas hired Dave Van Horn, who led Nebraska to its first two College World Series appearances, to replace the retiring Norm DeBriyn as baseball coach on Friday. Van Horn, who played for the Razorbacks under DeBriyn and was team MVP in 1982 and an assistant from 1985-88, went 214-92 in five seasons at Nebraska.
State turns to borrowing
Short-term fix’ transfers $450 million from idle funds to state general fund
June 22, 2002
By Dave Ranney There are only crumbs in the cupboard of the state treasury. The general fund is nearly bone dry. On Friday, the State Finance Council agreed to the biggest issuance of certificates of indebtedness in state history $450 million. “Basically, this allows the state general fund to borrow money from other state funds,” said Budget Director Duane Goossen.
What’s Online: Website provides outlet for camera fans
June 22, 2002
World Online offers a website for the community to share their photos.
Love sizzles, shoots 64
Kaye, Baird involved in three-way tie at Hartford Open
June 22, 2002
Davis Love III shot a bogey-free 6-under-par 64 in breezy afternoon conditions for a share of the second-round Greater Hartford Open lead with Briny Baird and Jonathan Kaye at 8-under 132.
6News video report: KU takes measures against unsolicited email
June 22, 2002
6News reports on the actions being taken by KU to combat unsolicited email.
World Online: Panorama - Clinton Park
June 22, 2002
Verna Lucinda Groff
June 22, 2002
WNBA Briefs
June 22, 2002
Utah rookies switch spots on injured reserve Shock waive Russian center Zakaluzhnaya
Women claim high stakes in election
National NOW rally backs state and federal politicians with feminist interests
June 22, 2002
This is a primary election year with much at stake for American feminists, leaders of the National Organization of Women said Friday as it opened its three-day national conference in St. Paul.
Kansas Baseball: Arkansas selection may affect KU search
June 22, 2002
Nebraska baseball coach Dave Van Horn’s decision to fill the Arkansas vacancy could have an effect on Kansas University’s search for a new baseball coach. Rob Childress, Van Horn’s assistant at Nebraska, was reportedly one of the leading candidates to replace Bobby Randall who resigned in May after seven years as KU’s coach.
Willing workers
June 22, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Hutchinson’s efforts in hosting the U.S. Women’s Open is an example other communities could follow. The willingness of area residents to support an event in Hutchinson sets an example that surely is the envy of many other communities.
Traffic tickets to jump in price
June 22, 2002
By Joel Mathis Increases in state and Lawrence Municipal Court fees mean your next speeding ticket will cost a little more. People who get tickets for speeding, driving under the influence and other misdemeanor infractions processed through the city court already are charged a $27.50 “court costs” fee on top of whatever punitive fines are assessed.
Douglas County contingent to participate in state, national exercise
June 22, 2002
By Mike Belt Douglas County representatives will participate next week in a state and national exercise designed to simulate a bioterrorist attack. The exercise, called Prairie Plague 2002, is designed to help local, state and federal authorities respond to a widespread public health emergency.
Investors buy former Oread building for $900,000
June 22, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn The last available building on Lawrence’s once-thriving Oread Inc. campus was sold Friday in bankruptcy court to a group of Lawrence and Topeka investors who hope it will boost their plans for a new life sciences business park.
Kansas Basketball: KU to play host to Mules
June 22, 2002
Kansas University will play not one, but two NCAA Div. II schools in men’s basketball next season. The Jayhawks have agreed to meet coach Kim Anderson’s Central Missouri State Mules at 7 p.m., Dec. 4 at Allen Fieldhouse.
Veterans picture Vietnam memorial with added twist coming to Ottawa
June 22, 2002
By Mike Belt A name is one thing. Putting a picture with the name makes it that much more personal. That’s the thinking of Franklin County military veterans hoping to raise $5,400 to bring the Vietnam Moving Wall Memorial to Ottawa sometime next year. They also are collecting photographs of soldiers from Franklin, Douglas and three other area counties who were killed in Vietnam to display on a separate memorial wall.
Momentum lost?
June 22, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Target’s decision to build a new distribution center in Topeka raises some questions Lawrence residents should consider.
Native American All-Star Game: Organizers hope for local support
June 22, 2002
Jeff Bigger thinks tonight’s Native American All-Star football game at Haskell Stadium will be a “slobber-knocker.” But how many people will show up for the 7:30 p.m. kickoff?
6Sports video report: Famous coaches in Lawrence for the Native American All-Star game
June 22, 2002
6Sports reports on the coaches participating in the Native American All-Star game.
6Sports video report: Raiders try to rebound after first night loss
June 22, 2002
6Sports reports on the Raiders performance on the second night of the Al Ice Woodbat Classic.
Mates of State return to their roots
June 22, 2002
By Jon Niccum It was like a homecoming dance for sweethearts Kori Gardner and Jason Hammel  except they also served as the entertainment. On Thursday, the duo known as Mates of State revisited The Bottleneck, where they had played their first gig five years ago.
transfers $450 million from idle funds to state general fund
June 22, 2002
By Dave Ranney There are only crumbs in the cupboard of the state treasury. The general fund is nearly bone dry. On Friday, the State Finance Council agreed to the biggest issuance of certificates of indebtedness in state history  $450 million. “Basically, this allows the state general fund to borrow money from other state funds,” said Budget Director Duane Goossen.
County crops faring well, farmers say
June 22, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Even as Douglas County farmers begin to harvest their wheat crops, most of their focus still is elsewhere: their corn and soybean crops. Several producers said they thought their wheat crop would be only average. But their corn and soybean crops, the two dominant crops in Lawrence-area fields, had the potential to be well above average.
Ben Folds One
Ben Folds at City Market, Kansas City Mo. 06/21/2002
June 22, 2002
By Michael Newman Ben Folds, formerly of Ben Folds Five and now accompanied only by his Baldwin grand piano, performed before a sea of adoring fans Friday night at City Market in Kansas City, Mo. The near sell-out crowd put up with 90-degree temperatures, portable lavatories and inadequate parking in order to press to the stage and sing along with every word Folds sang.
Former KKK leader becomes minister with a mission to fight racism
June 22, 2002
Ku Klux Klan leader Johnny Lee Clary patted his white sheet as he waited in the radio station for his debate opponent, a civil rights activist. Clary expected the Rev. Wade Watts to hate whites as much as Clary hated blacks. But then Watts stunned Clary.
Around and about
June 22, 2002
County crops faring well, farmers say
June 22, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Even as Douglas County farmers begin to harvest their wheat crops, most of their focus still is elsewhere: their corn and soybean crops. Several producers said they thought their wheat crop would be only average. But their corn and soybean crops, the two dominant crops in Lawrence-area fields, had the potential to be well above average.
KU athletic department suffers some embarrassments
June 22, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. These have not been the best of times for the Kansas University athletic department. First is the embarrassing situation involving KU’s athletic director, Al Bohl. The Fresno (Calif.) Bee newspaper carried a story several weeks ago on the continued investigation of whether Bohl had misrepresented the true financial condition of Fresno State University’s athletic department while he was serving as its director.
Traffic tickets to jump in price
June 22, 2002
By Joel Mathis Increases in state and Lawrence Municipal Court fees mean your next speeding ticket will cost a little more. People who get tickets for speeding, driving under the influence and other misdemeanor infractions processed through the city court already are charged a $27.50 “court costs” fee on top of whatever punitive fines are assessed.
Ex-senator among new regents
June 22, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A former state Senate president is among three new appointees to the Kansas Board of Regents. Gov. Bill Graves announced Friday he would appoint Dick Bond, who served as Senate president from 1996 to 2000, to the nine-member board that oversees the state’s universities, community colleges and technical colleges.
National League: Cubs waste no time
Chicago clips Cardinals, 2-1, in fastest game of season
June 22, 2002
Jon Lieber didn’t have to worry about much offense, but got what he needed from Fred McGriff. McGriff homered twice, and Lieber pitched a three-hitter as the Chicago Cubs defeated the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 Friday in the major leagues’ fastest game of the season.
Chamberlain didn’t pack house
June 22, 2002
By Bill Mayer With records like 26-7 in 2000-01 and 33-4 in 2001-02, there probably would have been a Congressional investigation if the popular Kansas basketball team had registered eight non-sellouts in Allen Fieldhouse.
Spaniard wraps up four-month Atlantic crossing on jet ski today
June 22, 2002
Weatherbeaten and windblown, a Spanish aristocrat will putter into the Miami Beach Marina today ending a four-month jet ski journey on the high seas. Alvaro de Marichalar y Saenz de Tejada, who turned 41 while crossing the Atlantic, is expected to arrive at the marina about 10 a.m. CDT 117 days after leaving Rome aboard a jet ski.
College Basketball: West Virginia submits report
Four players to be declared ineligible, school officials say
June 22, 2002
West Virginia University has submitted to the NCAA a report of alleged rules violations involving the men’s basketball program and will declare four players ineligible, school officials announced Friday.
End of road for U.S.
Germans send Americans home with 1-0 win
June 22, 2002
When it was finally over, they collapsed on the ground in exhaustion, Americans and Germans alike. Then the chants of “U-S-A! U-S-A!” began and captain Claudio Reyna unfurled the Stars and Stripes for all of soccer to see.
t pack house
June 22, 2002
By Bill Mayer With records like 26-7 in 2000-01 and 33-4 in 2001-02, there probably would have been a Congressional investigation if the popular Kansas basketball team had registered eight non-sellouts in Allen Fieldhouse.
Ex-senator among new regents
June 22, 2002
By Terry Rombeck A former state Senate president is among three new appointees to the Kansas Board of Regents. Gov. Bill Graves announced Friday he would appoint Dick Bond, who served as Senate president from 1996 to 2000, to the nine-member board that oversees the state’s universities, community colleges and technical colleges.
Baker welcomes new administrators
June 22, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Some new faces will begin appearing on the Baker University campus, and they’ll likely be looking to increase the College of Arts and Sciences’ enrollment. The university’s new dean of students arrived last week. Its new vice president for financial services starts July 1.
Traditional dancers draw crowd
June 22, 2002
By Mindie Paget A makeshift dressing room in the basement of St. John’s School Friday night bustled with colorful movement. Glitter sparkled from atop velvety sombreros worn by young boys. Tiny girls with blush-tinged cheeks and ruffly red and green skirts rushed out the door on their way to an outside stage.
Israel admits mistake in killings
June 22, 2002
An Israeli tank opened fire Friday on a crowded market in the West Bank town of Jenin, killing four Palestinians from among hundreds who had gathered to shop in the mistaken belief that an around-the-clock curfew had been suspended, according to witnesses and the Israeli military.
USC recovers for finals - South Carolina 10, Clemson 2
Gamecocks overcome 11-0 loss in CWS opener
June 22, 2002
Now South Carolina gets to play in the ultimate elimination game. The Gamecocks clinched a spot in the College World Series championship by beating state rival Clemson, 10-2, Friday, one week after opening the tournament with an 11-0 loss to Georgia Tech.
Tulsa receiver eager to show skills
June 22, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Standing 6-feet tall and weighing about 180 pounds, Winthrop Boulware’s nickname doesn’t seem to fit. They call him Tank. “It’s a nickname my dad gave me,” Boulware said. “When I was a kid I just ran and jumped and bowled everybody over.”
Briefly
June 22, 2002
Colorado: 4 die as van carrying crews crashes en route to wildfire Boston: Judge: Shoe bomb suspect was not coerced to confess Miami: North Carolina businessman convicted of aiding terrorists
Shows bring cats, figure skaters and antiques to the Lawrence-Kansas City area
June 22, 2002
You might want to celebrate the official arrival of summer by attending Hot Dog and Ice Cream Days in Bonner Springs or “Champions on Ice” at Kemper Arena in Kansas City, Mo.
Dennis C. Leeson
June 22, 2002
Baker welcomes new administrators
June 22, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Some new faces will begin appearing on the Baker University campus, and they’ll likely be looking to increase the College of Arts and Sciences’ enrollment. The university’s new dean of students arrived last week. Its new vice president for financial services starts July 1.
Business Briefcase
June 22, 2002
Movies on video to be items of the past at Circuit City Cable television: Sources: Adelphia to file for bankruptcy protection Merrill Lynch: Martha Stewart probe prompts broker suspension Greeting Cards: Hallmark considering sale of Crown Media operations
Newcomer likes Tonganoxie
June 22, 2002
By Jeanne DeWitt Special to the Journal-World We were discouraged, having looked for three days at 30 houses in other areas. Raymond said, “Lots of folks at the store are going to Tonganoxie. Let’s just drive out and look around.”
Two killed, three injured in rally car accident
June 22, 2002
Two men were killed and three others injured Friday when a rally car drove into a crowd of spectators in northwest Ireland. The car had just crossed a bridge when it hit bystanders during the first day of the Donegal Rally. Spectators said the road was slick from several afternoon rain showers.
Al Ice Memorial Woodbat Classic: Raiders drop to 0-2 in pool
June 22, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For a team low on pitching, Lawrence Raiders coach Carl Brooks had to be ecstatic about Troy Wingert’s relief effort Friday night eight strikeouts in 31/3 innings. “He was great,” Brooks said about the pitcher that shut down the Arkansas City Diamondbacks in the late innings of the Raiders’ second game of the Al Ice Memorial Woodbat Classic at Free State High.
Inaugural contest tonight
Tulsa receiver eager to show skills
June 22, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Standing 6-feet tall and weighing about 180 pounds, Winthrop Boulware’s nickname doesn’t seem to fit. They call him Tank. “It’s a nickname my dad gave me,” Boulware said. “When I was a kid I just ran and jumped and bowled everybody over.”
Traditional dancers draw crowd
June 22, 2002
By Mindie Paget A makeshift dressing room in the basement of St. John’s School Friday night bustled with colorful movement. Glitter sparkled from atop velvety sombreros worn by young boys. Tiny girls with blush-tinged cheeks and ruffly red and green skirts rushed out the door on their way to an outside stage.
Anniversaries
June 22, 2002
Horoscopes
June 22, 2002
Scouting news
June 22, 2002
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
June 22, 2002
American takes charge of police
Ethnic Pashtun has daunting task of reforming Afghan law enforcement
June 22, 2002
Charged with reforming a bankrupt police force rife with corruption, Afghanistan’s new interior minister promised Friday to resign after seven months if he fails in his task.
Interleague Roundup: Castillo ties Cobb
Marlin’s 35-game streak equals 10th-best in history
June 22, 2002
The Florida Marlins’ fax machine rang just minutes after the game ended. It was a congratulatory note from Benito Santiago, commending Luis Castillo on his latest accomplishment.
Amtrak says train shutdown could harm commuter travel
June 22, 2002
Amtrak warned Friday that a shutdown of its passenger trains also could hit commuter railroads serving hundreds of thousands of people. Some lawmakers and transportation officials in the Northeast, which would be hit hardest by a shutdown, began preparing even as they urged the federal government to step in.
Federal grand jury indicts drug-store chain executives
Some say scandal worse than Enron allegations
June 22, 2002
A federal grand jury indicted four former and current executives of the Rite Aid Corp. drug-store chain Friday on charges of running a massive accounting fraud that experts described as brazen even when measured against other recent corporate scandals.
Technology getting better at detecting lies
June 22, 2002
The world is becoming a trickier place for people who tell lies even little white ones. From thermal-imaging cameras, designed to read guilty eyes, to brain-wave scanners, which essentially watch a lie in motion, the technology of truth-seeking is leaping forward.
NASCAR Dodge/Save Mart 250: ‘Struggling’ Stewart claims pole
Defending champion clocked at 93.476 mph on Sears Point road course
June 22, 2002
Tony Stewart took the first step toward defending his title in the Dodge/Save Mart 350 by winning the pole Friday on the road course at Sears Point Raceway. Stewart had not won a pole in 58 races, dating back to Martinsville Speedway nearly two years ago. At Sears Point last year, he qualified with third.
Wimbledon Preview: Sampras trying to end drought
Seven-time champion hasn’t won title in two years, 29 tournaments
June 22, 2002
No one has won more Wimbledon championships than Pete Sampras. No one has won more Grand Slam singles titles. And Pistol Pete never has been saddled with a drought as distressing as the one he drags to the All England Club when play starts Monday.
U.S. fans caught up in team’s run
June 22, 2002
Dave Walling bared his sizable hairy belly and wobbled the letters “U-S-A” he’d shaved there. He then bellowed patriotic shrieks to the amusement of fellow fans at the World Cup quarterfinal between the United States and Germany.
Movie comic Stern tries hand at writing plays
June 22, 2002
Named for a superstar diva and written by a movie comic, “Barbra’s Wedding” is a true study in celebrity. It is the playwrighting debut of Daniel Stern, who has appeared in such movies as “Home Alone” and “City Slickers.”
Music inspires painter’s work
Kansas City show captures jazz spirit
June 22, 2002
Frederick J. Brown is a jazz and blues artist whose instrument is a paintbrush. The rhythm and emotions of the music have run through his life since he was a child on Chicago’s South Side, when musicians such as Muddy Waters and Jimmy Reed befriended his family.
Gonzalez to attend Heat camp
Kansas City tight end says football still comes first despite summer diversion
June 22, 2002
Chiefs tight end Tony Gonzalez plans to work out with the NBA’s Miami Heat next month, but he isn’t giving up football, despite an inability to work out a new contract. About 15 players are expected at the tryout camp, from which 12 will be chosen by Miami coach Pat Riley to attend a training camp in Orlando set to start July 9.
Fielding gaffes extend Royals’ skid to eight - New York Mets, 4 Kansas City 3
June 22, 2002
One Kansas City error helped New York tie the game in the eighth inning. Another gave the Mets a 4-3 victory in the ninth. It was a throwing error by Royals third baseman Joe Randa that allowed Tony Tarasco to score the winning run Friday night at Shea Stadium.
UT’s Garrido knows what it takes
Coach trying to become first person to win titles at two schools
June 22, 2002
As Augie Garrido approaches his fifth College World Series championship game, he’s noticed the expectations as the coach of Texas are much greater than those put on him at Cal State-Fullerton.
KU athletic department suffers some embarrassments
June 22, 2002
By Dolph C. Simons Jr. These have not been the best of times for the Kansas University athletic department. First is the embarrassing situation involving KU’s athletic director, Al Bohl. The Fresno (Calif.) Bee newspaper carried a story several weeks ago on the continued investigation of whether Bohl had misrepresented the true financial condition of Fresno State University’s athletic department while he was serving as its director.
Al Ice Memorial Woodbat Classic: Raiders drop to 0-2 in pool
June 22, 2002
By Andy Samuelson For a team low on pitching, Lawrence Raiders coach Carl Brooks had to be ecstatic about Troy Wingert’s relief effort Friday night  eight strikeouts in 31/3 innings. “He was great,” Brooks said about the pitcher that shut down the Arkansas City Diamondbacks in the late innings of the Raiders’ second game of the Al Ice Memorial Woodbat Classic at Free State High.
Briefly
June 22, 2002
Egypt: Web site statements threaten more attacks Sweden: Deadly seal virus returns to Europe Denmark: Organization declares Europe zone free of polio Spain: EU leaders pledge to manage immigration Spain: Car bombs strike two sea resorts Bangladesh: Figurehead resigns
Briefly
June 22, 2002
Las Vegas: Threat probe called off Pennsylvania: Horse-and-buggy crash kills two Amish children Nebraska: Hospital helicopter crash kills three people Salt Lake City: Wanted drifter found
Sports level international playing field
June 22, 2002
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Money is the root of evil in French eyes. This is Asia’s century. England reinvents itself every few decades to bound back to a dominant world position. Brazil is history, and future, and always will be.
Donlavey’s 52-year run could be coming to end
June 22, 2002
Lack of sponsorship money has forced longtime car owner Junie Donlavey to skip Sunday’s race at Sears Point, the first sign his 52-year run in NASCAR could be coming to a close.
People
June 22, 2002
JFK Jr. rates second TV movie An anniversary fit for a King A wedding fit for a Carpenter Lost in space for a week
World Series Notebook: Destiny or hard work, Texas in championship game
June 22, 2002
When Texas coach Augie Garrido tried to get philosophical about his team reaching the championship game of the College World Series, his players saw things differently. Garrido described his Longhorns as a team of destiny.
Kansas Baseball: Arkansas selection may affect KU search
June 22, 2002
Nebraska baseball coach Dave Van Horn’s decision to fill the Arkansas vacancy could have an effect on Kansas University’s search for a new baseball coach. Rob Childress, Van Horn’s assistant at Nebraska, was reportedly one of the leading candidates to replace Bobby Randall who resigned in May after seven years as KU’s coach.
Kansas Basketball: KU to play host to Mules
June 22, 2002
Kansas University will play not one, but two NCAA Div. II schools in men’s basketball next season. The Jayhawks have agreed to meet coach Kim Anderson’s Central Missouri State Mules at 7 p.m., Dec. 4 at Allen Fieldhouse.