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Lawrence area in tornado watch
May 6, 2002
(Web Posted Monday at 6:06 p.m.) Lawrence is part of an area in central and eastern Kansas that has been placed under a tornado watch until 11 p.m. today by the National Weather Service. Hail up to 3 inches in diameter, thunderstorms with wind gusts up to 70 mph and dangerous lightning are possible in the area.
House GOP leaders turn to Democrats to strike tax deal
May 6, 2002
(Updated Monday at 5:35 p.m.) TOPEKA - House Republican leaders said Monday they were ready to strike a deal with Democrats to get enough votes for tax increases necessary to fill a budget hole.
Bush touts education reform
May 6, 2002
(Updated Monday at 12:08 p.m.) SOUTHFIELD, Mich. President Bush advocated education reform Monday, using an exchange with reporters about Middle East diplomacy as a real-life lesson on the fundamentals of a free government.
Chirac’s re-election draws sigh of relief outside France
May 6, 2002
(Updated Monday at 11:35 a.m.) BERLIN President Jacques Chirac’s crushing re-election victory over far-right candidate Jean-Marie Le Pen was greeted with relief outside France, but the congratulations were mixed with concern that the French elections sent a “warning signal” of the danger still posed by extremists.
Agreement taking shape on Bethlehem church standoff
May 6, 2002
(Web Posted Monday at 6:57 a.m.) BETHLEHEM, West Bank The outlines of an agreement to resolve the 35-day standoff at the Church of the Nativity were taking shape Monday, but the sides remained at odds on several issues, including how many of the wanted Palestinians holed up in the Christian shrine would be deported.
Australian terror suspect moved to U.S. prison camp in Cuba
May 6, 2002
(Web Posted Monday at 6:21 a.m.) An Australian man suspected of having links to the al-Qaida terrorist network has been transferred from Afghanistan to the U.S. military’s Camp X-Ray prison on the island of Cuba, the Australian government said Monday.
Trial in Pearl slaying adjourned despite Supreme Court ruling clearing way for more testimony
May 6, 2002
(Updated Monday at 6:21 a.m.) Pakistan’s Supreme Court said Monday that the trial of Muslim militants charged in the kidnap-slaying of Daniel Pearl can proceed until it rules on a defense request to move it back to its original venue in Karachi, where the Wall Street Journal reporter was abducted.
Dorothy J. Reynolds
May 6, 2002
Bob Mould’s mold broken
Bob Mould’s Carnival of Light and Sound - Granada Theatre, Lawrence KS - 05/05/2002
May 6, 2002
By Michael Newman You might think that Bob Mould, founder and front man for legendary, 1980s, band Husker Dand that Spin Magazine recently included in its list of the 50 greatest bands from the ‘60s forward, could draw more than a few dozen of the faithful out to Lawrence’s Granada Theatre, even on a Sunday night.
I-70 Speedway: O’Neal sacks competition
May 6, 2002
On Price Chopper Night at I-70 Speedway, defending Champion John O’Neal Jr., and his Price Chopper Monte Carlo led the last 19 laps to claim his first win of the season in the NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Presented by Dodge.
Lakeside Speedway: Charles in charge
May 6, 2002
Tom Charles, Bonner Springs, and his home-built Modified ended a 2-year Lakeside Speedway dry spell with a victory Friday night in the JR Motorsports AERO Wheels NASCAR Weekly Racing Series Presented by Dodge. The excitement in the Charles camp was every bit as enthusiastic as it was on May 5th, 2000, when he picked up his last win at Lakeside - his 300th career trophy.
Friends and neighbors
May 6, 2002
Baseball Briefs
May 6, 2002
Diamondbacks send Klassen to Tucson Pirates activate Reese, scratch Williams New injury hits Anderson in back
Burks needs homer at Safeco
May 6, 2002
Cleveland’s Ellis Burks is the first player to homer in 40 parks, and he isn’t finished. Burks got to 40 April 27 when he homered at The Ballpark In Arlington. There are three parks where Burks has yet to homer, two in the NL Milwaukee’s Miller Park and Pittsburgh’s PNC Park. The AL yard Burks needs to collect is Seattle’s Safeco Field.
Florida likely to dump Floyd
Marlins can’t afford outfielder
May 6, 2002
Everything about Cliff Floyd says Yankees. Except maybe those two diamond-stud earrings that are bigger than baseballs. They’ll have to go.
Briefly
May 6, 2002
Myanmar: Nobel peace laureate freed Iraq: Oil exports to resume Washington, D.C.: Pentagon aims to boost military satellite signals Los Angeles: Smuggling by guards at airports suspected
U.S. resolved to remove Iraqi leader
Weapons-inspection compliance not enough to return to good graces
May 6, 2002
The Bush administration wants new leadership in Iraq even if Saddam Hussein allows U.N. inspectors to resume their search for weapons of mass destruction, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday.
Rural delivery to continue only to open mailboxes
May 6, 2002
Rural carriers planned to deliver mail as scheduled today despite the discovery of 14 mailbox pipe bombs across the Midwest in recent days, authorities said Sunday. But postal officials warned customers that the doors of roadside mailboxes must be kept open. Affected are customers in Nebraska, Iowa and northwest Illinois.
Indy’s ‘soft’ walls pass first test
McGehee limps away from crash in turn three during practice session
May 6, 2002
Indianapolis Motor Speedways’ new “soft” walls passed their first real test Sunday. Robby McGehee became the first driver to crash into the walls and limped away with only a cut on his left leg after crashing in turn three during the Indy 500’s first practice session.
Ink stink: Printer companies fight back against cartridge refills
May 6, 2002
Brian Evans thought he’d gotten a good deal on a Canon inkjet printer until it ran out of ink. “I paid 80 bucks for the printer, and the ink was 52 bucks,” Evans said, pausing on his way out of a Manhattan office supply store.
NHL Playoffs: Montreal skates past Carolina
May 6, 2002
Montreal captain Saku Koivu had a goal and an assist and Jose Theodore stopped 45 shots as the Canadiens held off the Carolina Hurricanes 4-1 Sunday night to even the NHL best-of-seven, second-round series 1-1.
Prying eyes
New software helps monitor children’s Internet use
May 6, 2002
Dean Johnston likes an old arms-control motto when it comes to youngsters using the Internet: “Trust, but verify.” Johnston is a fan of the Internet. And he always liked letting young family members with their parents’ permission use his computer for homework and to e-mail friends.
Ex-priest an unregistered sex offender
May 6, 2002
The Rev. James A. Forsythe was a Roman Catholic priest in the Kansas City suburb of Overland Park when he molested a 15-year-old boy. Forsythe, who served three months in prison, is now a Protestant minister in South Dakota, where a newspaper found he has not registered as a sex offender as required by law.
Memo: Florida agency knew of disappearance
Authorities suspect missing child may be ‘Precious Doe’
May 6, 2002
Florida’s Department of Children and Families waited six days to tell police that it lost track of a 5-year-old girl under the state’s care, according to internal memos obtained by The Miami Herald.
Severe weather strikes Lawrence, northeast Kansas
May 6, 2002
A first round of storms Sunday night moved north of Interstate 70, hitting Lawrence about 11:15 p.m.
Kids cause dad to lose ‘cool’
May 6, 2002
By Mark Patinkin The Providence Journal A twenty-something friend of ours just got a small, sleek convertible, leading my eldest children, 14 and 10, to ask me why, in comparison, I drive such a dorky car. I explained that my Dodge Durango is not at all dorky, and in fact impresses women, at least women such as their mother who share my automotive priorities.
Quarrels benefit Saddam
May 6, 2002
By Jim Hoagland Washington Post Writers Group Unable to dissuade Congress and the White House from backing the only Iraqi opposition group with a record of fighting against Saddam Hussein and for democracy in Iraq, the State Department is now trying to strangle the Iraqi National Congress with red tape provided by State’s inspector general’s office.
Threat to freedom
May 6, 2002
O’Connor reply
May 6, 2002
SLT opposition
May 6, 2002
The right to die
May 6, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Oregon’s right-to-die legislation is upheld despite John Ashcroft’s intervention. The older a person becomes, the more inclined he or she is to believe there ought to be personal choices about when one exits this life.
Stock investor Warren Buffett predicts nuclear attack on U.S.
May 6, 2002
Investment guru Warren Buffett offered a bleak prediction for the nation’s national security, saying a terrorist attack on American soil is “virtually a certainty.” Envy and dislike of the United States have fueled rage against the country even as the ability to build a nuclear device has spread, Buffett said Sunday at the final day of Berkshire Hathaway Inc.’s annual meeting.
Widow couldn’t post bail before fire
May 6, 2002
Denise Davis, overcome with grief, collapsed on the sidewalk Sunday outside the Mitchell County Jail, where she had tried two days earlier to get her husband released on bond. Later Friday evening, Jesse Davis was among eight inmates who died when they couldn’t escape their locked cells after a fire raced through the lockup.
State Briefs
May 6, 2002
Minor tornado damage reported in central area Elderly recipients honored for service
On the record
May 6, 2002
Hospital seeks volunteers
May 6, 2002
Green feels like new man
QB has healthy knees, new wide receiver
May 6, 2002
Trent Green is eager for a second chance in Kansas City. A year ago at the Chiefs’ minicamp, their gimpy-kneed new quarterback could only watch. Now he has two strong knees, an exciting new wide receiver and a fresh boost of confidence. It’s like those NFL-high 24 interceptions last season never even happened. “It’s night and day,” he said.
Local briefs
May 6, 2002
High winds challenge dogs at flying-disc competition Despite blustery conditions Sunday at the 2002 Skyhoundz Hyperflite Championships, luck and training paid off for winning canine Cheyenne, a 3-year-old collie mix and therapy dog who won the flying-disc competition. __________________________________ Recreation: Cooks to vie for barbecue title at 4th annual championship The Lawrence Sertoma Club will have its Fourth Annual State Championship BBQ Cook-Off May 10-11 in Broken Arrow Park, 31st and Louisiana streets. Forty-eight teams will compete for $4,800. The categories are brisket, pork, ribs and chicken. Prizes will be awarded to grand champion, reserve champion and first through 10th places in each category. The champion will advance to the American Royal cookoff. Breakfast, served by Chris Cakes, will be from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. Saturday. From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m., the public can taste samples and choose the People’s Choice winner. Beginning at 11 a.m., Paul Kirk will give backyard barbecue demonstrations and show the audience how to make ribs and sauce. Proceeds go to helping children and adults with speech, language and hearing disorders in Lawrence and Douglas County and to help with parks, city buildings and a variety of children’s projects. __________________________________ Recognition: Law enforcement agencies honor training center director The director of the Kansas Law Enforcement Training Center, operated by Kansas University Continuing Education, has been honored by a regional law enforcement group. Ed Pavey, who has operated the center near Hutchinson since 1994, was given the Clarence M. Kelley Meritorious Service Award from the Kansas-Western Missouri FBI National Academy Associates. Pavey started at the law enforcement center in 1989. Before that, he was with the Sedgwick County Sheriff’s Department, retiring as captain and division commander in 1989. __________________________________ Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.27 at several stations in Lawrence. 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.
President Bush loosens up at White House press dinner
May 6, 2002
President Bush gave Washington reporters a look at “what life is really like inside the Bush White House” on Saturday, showing off his collection of “actual, never-seen-before photos.”
Spider-Man’ debut amazing
Comic book adaptation hits record books with $114-million weekend
May 6, 2002
“Spider-Man” has leaped from comic book to record book, becoming the first movie to hit $100 million in its first weekend. The live-action adaptation starring Tobey Maguire as the Marvel Comics web-slinger shattered box-office records with a $114 million debut, surpassing the previous best of $90.3 million taken in by “Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone” during its first three days last fall.
American League Roundup: Vizquel powers Indians to rout
Sabathia claims first win in four starts as Cleveland rips Rangers, 9-2
May 6, 2002
Omar Vizquel came to Jacobs Field smiling, and left the ballpark in an even better mood. Vizquel went 5-for-5 with two RBIs, C.C. Sabathia won for the first time in four starts and the Cleveland Indians’ offense finally awakened in an 9-2 victory Sunday over the Rangers.
National League Roundup: Berkman belts 2 homers
Slugger ties Sosa for major league lead; Astros roll
May 6, 2002
Lance Berkman still doesn’t feel comfortable at the plate, not that anyone else can tell. “Sometimes the swing is there. Sometimes it’s not,” he said Sunday after homering twice to tie Sammy Sosa for the major league lead and lead the Houston Astros over the New York Mets 12-1.
Lawrence’s Glass sits in third place
May 6, 2002
Lawrence’s Bob Glass, the two-time defending champion in the PBA Senior Pennsylvania Open, is in third place after the first round of the event on Sunday at Berks Lanes. George Pappas, of Charlotte, N.C., leads with a nine-game pinfall total of 2,222. Steve Neff, of Homosassa Springs, Fla., is second with 2,149, and Glass is third at 2,101.
Texas wins crown
May 6, 2002
Cat Osterman struck out 13 batters and Texas made an unearned run stand up as the Longhorns beat Nebraska 1-0 Sunday to win the Big 12 softball tournament title. The Longhorns (48-11), who also won the regular-season title, had beaten Oklahoma 2-0 earlier in the day as Osterman threw a three-hitter.
Church standoff near end
May 6, 2002
Israelis and Palestinians agreed Sunday on the broad outlines of a deal to end the monthlong siege of the Church of the Nativity by exiling a number of Palestinians accused of terrorism.
Lawrence native in grim spotlight
Georgia medical examiner leads forensic investigation of notorious crematory
May 6, 2002
By Mike Belt At age 15, Kris Sperry already knew he wanted to be a forensic pathologist and medical examiner. But never in his darkest nightmares did the Lawrence native think his career choice would one day lead him to the grounds of a rural Georgia crematory where hundreds of bodies had been dumped or buried.
Rachels claims playoff win
Senior golfer Quigley second at Bruno’s Memorial Classic
May 6, 2002
Sammy Rachels was busy worrying about his playing partners Sunday in the Bruno’s Memorial Classic. Dana Quigley just sneaked up on him. Rachels made a 10-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Quigley, earning $210,000 for his first victory of the season and third on the Senior PGA Tour.
Cat’s Meow’ a droll look at Hearst quirks
May 6, 2002
“We work for God,” says one of the chichi guests at the boating party that serves as background for most of the action of “The Cat’s Meow,” an engaging drama of historical speculation from director Peter Bogdanovich. He isn’t talking about religion.
Nostalgia dominates May sweeps
May 6, 2002
During last November’s ratings period, known as sweeps, a “Carol Burnett Show” retrospective earned surprisingly strong ratings. So it makes perfect sense that during the May sweeps period all the networks have picked up on the nostalgia trend.
On the money
May 6, 2002
Summer is near. For anyone looking for seasonal work, the World Wide Web contains a rich selection of sites that offer temporary job listings.
Marital success can benefit financial status
May 6, 2002
Thomas and Anita Fulford’s marriage got off to a rough start. At one time they both were drug addicts. Thomas Fulford robbed banks to support his habit and as a result was sent to prison for three and a half years.
Consumers should consider cost, cut, capacity of shredders
May 6, 2002
Thanks to the Andersen accounting firm, shredders have gotten a bad rap lately. But for your own protection, shredding old financial records is the only way to go. Shredders have been around since the late 19th century, when an Austrian artillery officer developed a foot-powered shredder to protect his ballistics drawings.
World Online Exclusive: Spinning the Web - Jury’s in: E-mail good
May 6, 2002
By Michael Newman Singer Barry White, in a recent Arby’s commercial, asks: “So why are you eating that clown food?” And a frustrating exercise in futility reveals that e-mailing Mr. White in order to answer his rhetorical question would be likely prove far easier than firing off an electronic missive to explain your preference directly to Ronald McDonald or anyone associated with him. You see, McDonald’s doesn’t do e-mail.
Georgia medical examiner leads forensic investigation of notorious crematory
May 6, 2002
By Mike Belt At age 15, Kris Sperry already knew he wanted to be a forensic pathologist and medical examiner. But never in his darkest nightmares did the Lawrence native think his career choice would one day lead him to the grounds of a rural Georgia crematory where hundreds of bodies had been dumped or buried.
Consolidation may improve efficiency, cut costs
May 6, 2002
By Mark Fagan Don’t expect the five blocks of Massachusetts Street between City Hall and the Douglas County Courthouse to be bridged anytime soon, but a few organizational walls separating the governments may come tumbling down in the near future.
College seniors find tough job market
May 6, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Ryan Vick is one of the lucky ones. He has a job already lined up after he graduates from Kansas University later this month. But his job at Exxon Mobile in Houston didn’t come easy. “I feel like I had to work a little harder than previous classes to get a job,” he said.
Canine event, art festival draw crowd
May 6, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Cheyenne keeps a busy schedule. The 3-year-old border-collie mix is a therapy dog, attends agility classes and on Sunday, snagged the most points in a flying disc-catching competition at South Park.
The right to die
May 6, 2002
Journal-World Editorial Oregon’s right-to-die legislation is upheld despite John Ashcroft’s intervention. The older a person becomes, the more inclined he or she is to believe there ought to be personal choices about when one exits this life.
Stanley Morris Bowen
May 6, 2002
Oskaloosa  Services for Stanley Morris Bowen, 65, Valley Falls, will be 2 p.m. Wednesday at the Barnett Funeral Home in Oskaloosa. Burial will be at Valley Falls-Rosehill Cemetery. Mr. Bowen died Friday, May 3, 2002, at an Atchison care facility.
Dorothy J. Reynolds
May 6, 2002
Oskaloosa  Services for Dorothy J. Reynolds, 90, Oskaloosa, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at the First Southern Baptist Church in Oskaloosa. Burial will follow at Pleasant View Cemetery. Mrs. Reynolds died Friday, May 3, 2002, at her home.
Stanley Morris Bowen
May 6, 2002
Basset hound brigade waddles through festival
May 6, 2002
Here they come, walking - er, waddling down the street. Getting the funniest looks from everyone they meet.
KC’s plunge deepens - Orioles 3, Royals 2
Kansas City has lost 17 of last 21
May 6, 2002
A month ago, the Baltimore Orioles might have abandoned hope of winning a game when trailing by two runs in the sixth inning. Then they played the Kansas City Royals. Former Royal Jeff Conine homered and Mike Bordick added an RBI single in a three-run sixth as the Orioles completed a four-game sweep of Kansas City with a 3-2 victory Sunday.
Nation Briefs
May 6, 2002
Texas: 4 dead, several missing after tornado in Happy West Virginia: Eight remain missing after Appalachian floods Colorado: More than 2,400 homes evacuated as fire nears Virginia: Jefferson group rejects Hemings descendants Tennessee: Jet returns to airport after one engine fails Houston: Jury selection to begin in Andersen trial today
U.S. rejects international court treaty
May 6, 2002
The United States will tell the United Nations this week it is renouncing formal involvement in a treaty creating the first permanent war crimes tribunal, Secretary of State Colin Powell said Sunday.
Pump Patrol seeks best deal
May 6, 2002
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.27 at several stations in Lawrence.
Politically Incorrect’ becomes ABC’s new late night target
May 6, 2002
ABC is in discussions with comedian Jimmy Kimmel, co-host of Comedy Central’s “The Man Show,” to serve as host of a program that would replace its troubled late-night show “Politically Incorrect With Bill Maher,” according to several sources.
Cohousing project built from scratch
Delaware Commons neighborhood residents seek community feeling for new homes
May 6, 2002
By Mindie Paget The process might strike some as a bit unorthodox. First buying a house you’ve never seen, then designing the neighborhood where it will be built and only then, during the final planning stage, drawing up floor plans for the place you and your family may live for years to come.
Basset hound brigade waddles through festival
May 6, 2002
Here they come, walking - er, waddling down the street. Getting the funniest looks from everyone they meet.
Old home town - 40 and 100 years ago today
May 6, 2002
Jayhawks complete sweep of Gents - Kansas 5, Centenary 2
May 6, 2002
By Levi Chronister Kansas University pitcher Tom Gorzelanny has sure made the most of his opportunities as a starter. Gorzelanny earned a victory with five innings of one-hit ball against Illinois-Chicago on Tuesday and picked up his second win with a complete-game effort in KU’s 5-2 decision over Centenary College on Sunday at Hoglund Ballpark.
Mavs’ LaFrentz must play better
Former Kansas forward has suffered two straight no-shows
May 6, 2002
To go with those nagging frettings every game about Raef LaFrentz fouling out, LaFrentz’s coaches have a new lament. They suddenly have to worry about LaFrentz just showing up.
People
May 6, 2002
Murray steps up for team Relating on relationships Stones to roll again Can’t eat his words
Taliban official details regrouping effort
May 6, 2002
Biding their time on the instructions of elusive leader Mullah Mohammed Omar, the Taliban are regrouping in mountain hideouts, waiting for the Afghan government to falter, a Taliban intelligence official in hiding said Sunday.
Texan sets back GOP hopes in Senate
May 6, 2002
By George Will Washington Post Writers Group The merriment leaked from Republicans’ lives last May when Vermont’s Sen. James Jeffords defected from their ranks, giving Democrats control of the Senate and the ability to block President Bush’s agenda.
Flying disc competition goes to the dogs
Canine event, art festival draw crowd
May 6, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess Cheyenne keeps a busy schedule. The 3-year-old border-collie mix is a therapy dog, attends agility classes and on Sunday, snagged the most points in a flying disc-catching competition at South Park.
Preakness next test for Baffert
War Emblem headed to Pimlico track
May 6, 2002
Now that he’s won the Kentucky Derby with War Emblem, trainer Bob Baffert is looking ahead. Sort of. “I got the Derby,” he said Sunday morning outside Barn 33, barely 12 hours after his 20-1 long shot went wire-to-wire to win Derby.
French president re-elected by landslide
May 6, 2002
President Jacques Chirac was re-elected Sunday in a landslide victory over extreme-right leader Jean-Marie Le Pen, after a dramatic presidential race that shook France to its foundations.
Sometimes one head is better than two, area governments say
Consolidation may improve efficiency, cut costs
May 6, 2002
By Mark Fagan Don’t expect the five blocks of Massachusetts Street between City Hall and the Douglas County Courthouse to be bridged anytime soon, but a few organizational walls separating the governments may come tumbling down in the near future.
Rural mail delivery to go on in Nebraska despite pipe bombs
One arrest made for a hoax
May 6, 2002
Rural carriers planned to deliver mail as scheduled on Monday despite the discovery of 14 mailbox pipe bombs across the Midwest in recent days, authorities said Sunday.
KU dedicates Hall Nature Reserve
May 6, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess In 1947, E. Raymond Hall established the foundation of Kansas University’s ecological research areas with the dedication of the 590-acre KU Natural History Reservation northeast of Lawrence.
Delaware Commons neighborhood residents seek community feeling for new homes
May 6, 2002
By Mindie Paget The process might strike some as a bit unorthodox. First buying a house you’ve never seen, then designing the neighborhood where it will be built and only then, during the final planning stage, drawing up floor plans for the place you and your family may live for years to come.
s Glass sits in third place
May 6, 2002
Lawrence’s Bob Glass, the two-time defending champion in the PBA Senior Pennsylvania Open, is in third place after the first round of the event on Sunday at Berks Lanes. George Pappas, of Charlotte, N.C., leads with a nine-game pinfall total of 2,222. Steve Neff, of Homosassa Springs, Fla., is second with 2,149, and Glass is third at 2,101.
Motherhood kills more Afghan women than war
May 6, 2002
The child sits in a dim and crowded hospital room, staring far into the distance. At first glance it is hard to tell whether the child is a boy or a girl, but the clue lies in the tiny newborn cradled in her arms.
Patience pays off for Stewart in Pontiac 400
May 6, 2002
Patience proved to be a virtue for Tony Stewart in the wreck-filled Pontiac Excitement 400. Steering clear of a record-tying number of accidents, Stewart pulled away from rookie Ryan Newman on a restart with 17 laps to go Sunday in the rain-delayed race.
Horoscopes
May 6, 2002
NBA Roundup: Pistons sink 12 treys in Game 1
Pierce held to 17 points in defeat
May 6, 2002
The Detroit Pistons tried their best to deflect the attention away from the obvious reasons they took a 1-0 lead in their series against Boston. Sure, they were pleased to make a team playoff-record 12 three-pointers and were glad to remain undefeated when Cliff Robinson and Jerry Stackhouse both score at least 20 points.
World Briefs
May 6, 2002
Bolivia: Former president dies Egypt: New pyramid found Italy: Pope makes day trip Colombia: Battle toll tops 100 Nigeria: More crash victims and survivors found
To shred or not to shred
Here’s some advice on what to keep and what to toss
May 6, 2002
Whew the taxes are done. Once you’ve filed, though, the tedium isn’t over. You’re left with a desk full of papers and receipts, wondering which you should save and which you can trash.
What’s new
May 6, 2002
Smarthome suggests gadgets for Mother’s Day Treadmill keeps things cool Spinning the Web: eyes reliance on e-mail
Racing Briefs
May 6, 2002
Cook snaps skid, wins truck race Clanton sets ASA mark Dixon races to fifth Top Fuel victory of year
Lawrence city commission
May 6, 2002
Agenda highlights 6:45 p.m. Tuesday City Hall Sunflower Cablevision Channel 25
College seniors find tough job market
May 6, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Ryan Vick is one of the lucky ones. He has a job already lined up after he graduates from Kansas University later this month. But his job at Exxon Mobile in Houston didn’t come easy. “I feel like I had to work a little harder than previous classes to get a job,” he said.
KU dedicates Hall Nature Reserve
May 6, 2002
By Matt Merkel-Hess In 1947, E. Raymond Hall established the foundation of Kansas University’s ecological research areas with the dedication of the 590-acre KU Natural History Reservation northeast of Lawrence.