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Report: al-Qaida leader says group will strike U.S. shortly
May 18, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 5:27 p.m.) The al-Qaida group carried out last month’s attack on a Tunisian synagogue that killed 19 people and will soon strike at the United States, a pan-Arab newspaper Saturday quoted a man identified as an al-Qaida leader as saying.
Video: Fire engulfs apartment building
May 18, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 5:48 p.m.) Bulletin: An apartment building under construction west of Kansas University was destroyed and two others were damaged by a fire that broke out early Saturday afternoon. No one was injured.
Airlines warned of terrorist threats but given no specifics, memos show
May 18, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 5:24 p.m.) Five months before Sept. 11, the government warned airlines that Middle Eastern terrorists could try to hijack or blow up a U.S. plane and that carriers should “demonstrate a high degree of alertness.”
New Delhi expels Pakistan ambassador as firing at Kashmir border increases
May 18, 2002
(Web Posted Saturday at 8:40 a.m.) India expelled Pakistan’s ambassador Saturday as firing between the two nuclear-armed neighbors escalated in the disputed Kashmir region, forcing thousands of villagers to flee.
Hamas says it is ready to stop attacking Israel civilians
May 18, 2002
(Updated Saturday at 11:20 a.m.) The militant Palestinian group Hamas is ready to stop attacks on Israeli civilians if Israel ceases its attacks on Palestinians civilians, the spiritual leader of Hamas said in remarks published Saturday.
6Sports video report: State baseball pairings announced
May 18, 2002
6Sports reports on the Lawrence High pairing in the State Baseball Championships.
6Sports video report: Jayhawks tied for 6th after 36 holes
May 18, 2002
6Sports reports on the KU men’s golf team at the NCAA Division 1 men’s golf central regional tournament.
John Leslie Bashor
May 18, 2002
Grandview, Mo. Â Services for John Leslie Bashor, 90, Kansas City, Mo., will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Grandview United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Longview Memorial Gardens, Kansas City, Mo. Mr. Bashor died Thursday, May 16, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community, Lawrence, Kan.
s Browns sweep javelin
May 18, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Baldwin’s Browns staged a boffo brother-sister act in Friday’s Class 4A high school regional track meet. Senior Eric Brown, the defending state champ in the javelin, won his specialty with a throw of 190-7, about 17 feet off his best.
Graduations today at four area schools
May 18, 2002
More members of the Class of 2002 will graduate today from four Lawrence-area high schools. Baldwin High School commencement is set for 11 a.m. at Baldwin Junior High School. Perry-Lecompton High School commencement is set for 2 p.m. at the high school gymnasium.
Fishing this spring has been fabulous
May 18, 2002
By Ned Kehde Spring’s hot-cold bounty can be grand for fishermen. The heat can lead to massive hatches of mayflies and other aquatic insects at the reservoirs. This spring, the fish that gamboled along the reservoirs’ rocky and shallow shorelines feasted upon the larvae as they ascended to the surface to hatch.
Grad cultivating deaf awareness
May 18, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Kester Marsh will be able to hear the crowd sing Kansas University’s alma mater at commencement Sunday. Most of his family will not. Marsh’s wife, parents and son are deaf. He’s graduating with a master’s degree in deaf education.
s over
May 18, 2002
Journal-World Editorial The 2002 session of the Kansas Legislature won’t produce a lot of fond memories. Well, about the best that can be said about the 2002 session of the Kansas Legislature is that it’s over.
6News video report: Douglas County home rocked by explosion
May 18, 2002
6News reports on an explosion north of Lawrence that sent one of the residents to the hospital.
Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal
May 18, 2002
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.26 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets, and 920 N. Second St.
Want to get away from the graduation crowd? Check out the B-25 show, bluegrass festival
May 18, 2002
Families and friends who don’t have a graduation ceremony to attend might want to check out the World War II B-25 bomber show this weekend at Kansas City’s Downtown Airport or the Americana Weekend celebration in Bonner Springs.
LHS students learn entrepreneur skills
May 18, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence High School sophomore Amy Mowery has a plan to make $200,000 a year after she graduates from college. If you don’t believe her, she’ll show you. Mowery is one of 21 Lawrence High students taking part in the school’s first-year Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas program.
Daily tickers
May 18, 2002
Club news
May 18, 2002
Scouting news
May 18, 2002
John Leslie Bashor
May 18, 2002
Around and about
May 18, 2002
Barbara A. Cawley
May 18, 2002
Blake’s lawyer says state denying client a fair trial
May 18, 2002
The district attorney is trying to deny Robert Blake a fair murder trial by jailing him without bail and interfering with his employment of an investigator, the defense says a claim the District Attorney’s Office called “preposterous.”
Cardinal apologizes to shooting suspect
May 18, 2002
Cardinal William H. Keeler Friday issued a public apology during a noontime Mass to Dontee D. Stokes, the 26-year-old man who was charged this week with shooting a priest who, Stokes says, sexually abused him a decade ago.
Safety first
May 18, 2002
A world of faith
Baker students create database of area’s faith communities
May 18, 2002
By Jim Baker When you think of world religions, you don’t naturally think about northeast Kansas. But, in fact, they’re well represented here. That’s what 80 students in a world religion course taught by Baker University professor George Wiley have learned in the past few months.
Police charge suspect in burglary
May 18, 2002
By Mike Belt Extra patrols and surveillance in a southwest neighborhood plagued by burglaries the past two weeks paid off early Thursday for Lawrence Police. About 3 a.m., officers watching a townhouse complex from an unmarked car arrested a man they found roaming in the 3500 block of West 22nd Street.
Joseph William Caleb
May 18, 2002
Ottawa  Memorial services for Joseph William Caleb, 79, Apache Junction, Ariz., will be at 2 p.m. today at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Inurnment, with military honors by Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial Post No. 6397, will be at Muncie Indian Cemetery, Franklin County. Mr. Caleb died Saturday, May 4, 2002, in Mesa, Ariz.
Some cuts may still be necessary, Graves says
May 18, 2002
By Scott Rothschild and Dave Ranney Despite approval of nearly $300 million in new taxes, Gov. Bill Graves said Friday he still may have to cut state spending. And Graves voiced displeasure with the congressional redistricting map the Legislature sent him in the last hours of the 2002 Legislature because it places Junction City in the 1st Congressional District, separate from nearby Fort Riley, which would stay in the 2nd District.
Whan
May 18, 2002
Baldwin  Graveside services for Charles “Everett” Whan, 90, Baldwin, are pending and will be announced by Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home. He died Friday, May 17, 2002, at Baldwin Care Center.
LHS students learn entrepreneur skills
May 18, 2002
By Chad Lawhorn Lawrence High School sophomore Amy Mowery has a plan to make $200,000 a year after she graduates from college. If you don’t believe her, she’ll show you. Mowery is one of 21 Lawrence High students taking part in the school’s first-year Youth Entrepreneurs of Kansas program.
Field gunning for War Emblem
Kentucky Derby winner will be center of attention
May 18, 2002
Six weeks ago, War Emblem’s owner and trainer didn’t think he was good enough to run in the Kentucky Derby. Bob Baffert disagreed. So he acquired War Emblem on April 11, won the Derby with him 23 days later, and now has the speedy black colt in position to win the Preakness Stakes on Saturday.
Calls to athletes result in arrest
Leawood resident charged in Missouri; Lawrence Police say case similar to reports filed here
May 18, 2002
By Joel Mathis Police say a Leawood man accused in Missouri of posing as a college recruiter and making kinky phone calls to high school athletes is suspected of making similar calls to students in Lawrence.
One-woman team savors ‘chance of a lifetime’
May 18, 2002
When 13 thoroughbreds break from the gate in the Preakness late this afternoon, they’ll all be running after greatness, after the promise of immortality. But for one horse, and for that horse’s breeder, owner and trainer, who happen to be one and the same very determined woman, the real reward may simply be in being here Saturday.
Fishing this spring has been fabulous
May 18, 2002
By Ned Kehde Spring’s hot-cold bounty can be grand for fishermen. The heat can lead to massive hatches of mayflies and other aquatic insects at the reservoirs. This spring, the fish that gamboled along the reservoirs’ rocky and shallow shorelines feasted upon the larvae as they ascended to the surface to hatch.
Palestinians make election conditional
Troop pullback, free travel among demands
May 18, 2002
Palestinian officials said Friday that Israel must pull back its troops and lift sweeping travel restrictions before they would conduct an election that would require Yasser Arafat to face voters for the first time in six years.
Briefcase
May 18, 2002
Economic Development: Target looking at Kansas for new distribution center Bankruptcy: Kmart sets date for closings Money: Dollar coin still seeking acceptance with public Economy: Trade deficit shrinks
Pitino wasn’t answer in Boston
O’Brien perfect mentor for young, overachieving Celtics
May 18, 2002
As it turns out, Jim O’Brien is the guy who really was Born To Coach. It was Ricky Pitino, you’ll remember although you might prefer to forget who was supposed to turn around the reeling, struggling, ailing, moribund, once-proud-but-too-long-down-and-out franchise that was the Celtics.
Principal shifting continues
May 18, 2002
By Tim Carpenter A veteran Lawrence principal will leave her job at Wakarusa Valley School to take over management of Riverside School. Linda Rogers, who has been at Wakarusa Valley for 10 years, said Friday that she was making the shift because it was simply time to make a change.
On the record
May 18, 2002
Increased flow on Neosho River leads to extension of paddlefish season
May 18, 2002
Paddlefish snagging season has been extended at Chetopa to allow anglers to take advantage of an influx of the fish. Recent rains have increased the flow of the Neosho River and the result has been a later-than-normal arrival of the fish.
Kansas City energy trader tries to avoid Enron pitfall
Aquila president points to integrity, trading practices as issues leading to the Houston company’s downfall
May 18, 2002
Aquila Inc., a Kansas City, Mo., based energy trader, is in some of the same businesses as the now bankrupt Enron Corp., but is working to avoid the traps that caught the Houston company.
Terrorism never makes sense
May 18, 2002
By Leonard Pitts Jr. Miami Herald He was trying to draw a smiley face. His name was Luke John Helder, and his medium of choice was mailbox bombs. Wanted to arrange them so they’d form the emblem of the “Have a nice day” era across the map of the continental United States.
Married priests optimistic over celibacy discussions
May 18, 2002
Just about now, Joseph Ruane, a married Catholic priest, could be shaking a finger at the church and saying, “I told you so.” But that is not the Christian way.
LBJ biography misses its mark
May 18, 2002
Was LBJ the stuff of Shakespeare? With his latest television movie “Path to War,” (7 p.m., today, HBO), director John Frankenheimer explores Lyndon Johnson’s (Michael Gambon) doomed character.
Horoscopes
May 18, 2002
Elementary school teachers participating in model progam victims of cuts
May 18, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The mentoring program for new teachers in the Lawrence public school district was designed to keep the district’s best and brightest on the job. The initiative, in which the district invested $100,000, worked well enough to draw national acclaim. “We’ve had people from all over the country asking about it,” Janice Nicklaus, the district’s executive director of educational programming, said Friday.
Briefly
May 18, 2002
Washington: Military wants to limit anthrax vaccinations New Jersey: Drug maker to pay record fine of $500 million for violations Colorado: Airman gets life sentence for series of sexual assaults New York: Five companies, seven people charged in fake Viagra case
Senior pitchers swap starts
Davis trades so Wright can walk down the hill
May 18, 2002
By Chuck Woodling As Kansas University’s No. 1 starter, senior right-hander Jeff Davis usually pitches in a series opener. Not this weekend, though. Davis has relinquished his role to No. 3 starter Jake Wright, also a senior, so Wright can walk down Campanile Hill on Sunday during KU’s commencement exercises.
Nets must stop Pierce; he boasts they can’t
May 18, 2002
Paul Pierce proclaimed the Nets can’t stop him, a boast even New Jersey admits might be true. His Celtics co-star, Antoine Walker, has feuded with New Jersey coach Byron Scott, whose distaste for Boston dates to his playing days.
Dust settles on tax plan
Some cuts may still be necessary, Graves says
May 18, 2002
By Scott Rothschild and Dave Ranney Despite approval of nearly $300 million in new taxes, Gov. Bill Graves said Friday he still may have to cut state spending. And Graves voiced displeasure with the congressional redistricting map the Legislature sent him in the last hours of the 2002 Legislature because it places Junction City in the 1st Congressional District, separate from nearby Fort Riley, which would stay in the 2nd District.
Baker U. signs Lion
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High’s Jamie Peterson signed a letter of intent Friday to play soccer at Baker University. Peterson was a second-team all-state and All-Sunflower League selection.
Rosie nabs 6th Daytime Emmy
May 18, 2002
Rosie O’Donnell, ending the program that bears her name next week, leaves with a six-year Daytime Emmy winning streak as best talk show host. The farewell edition of “The Rosie O’Donnell Show” is next Wednesday, as the host leaves to raise a family and do other things.
Son misinformed about marijuana’s effects
May 18, 2002
My son has recently begun running around with some tough kids who have introduced him to marijuana. He doesn’t deny what he is doing because he says it is harmless. Can you give me the facts?
Grad cultivating deaf awareness
May 18, 2002
By Terry Rombeck Kester Marsh will be able to hear the crowd sing Kansas University’s alma mater at commencement Sunday. Most of his family will not. Marsh’s wife, parents and son are deaf. He’s graduating with a master’s degree in deaf education.
All-University Supper reflects on year at KU
May 18, 2002
By Mindie Paget For freshmen at Kansas University, the road to graduation can seem like an insurmountable collection of obstacles. Yet every year at this time, thousands of KU seniors walk down the hill and into the real world.
Viola M. Rush
May 18, 2002
Services for Viola M. Rush, 83, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary, Lawrence. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Rush died Thursday, May 16, 2002, at her home.
Viola M. Rush
May 18, 2002
Principal shifting continues
May 18, 2002
By Tim Carpenter A veteran Lawrence principal will leave her job at Wakarusa Valley School to take over management of Riverside School. Linda Rogers, who has been at Wakarusa Valley for 10 years, said Friday that she was making the shift because it was simply time to make a change.
Nation Briefs
May 18, 2002
Alabama: Suspect arrested in Blockbuster slayings Alabama: Ex-Klansman’s relative says suspect boasted Iowa: Journalism school reinstates employees Washington: Official downplays reports pilot is alive Iowa: Ticket hits the jackpot
Nation Briefs
May 18, 2002
Boston: Panel recommends ‘zero tolerance’ policy Rome: Official cautions against telling congregations Boston: Scandal’s costs depend on court’s interpretation
Joseph William Caleb
May 18, 2002
Barbara A. Cawley
May 18, 2002
Eudora  Mass of Christian Burial for Barbara A. Cawley, 64, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Holy Family Catholic Church, Eudora. Burial will be in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Cawley died Friday, May 17, 2002, at St. Luke’s Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
Honoring the fallen
May 18, 2002
Lawrence Police officers salute as a bugler plays “Taps” at Oak Hill Cemetery. Police officers and city officials gathered Friday at the grave of Officer Wilson Pringle, who died in the line of duty on Oct. 16, 1909, to pay tribute to fallen officers. Wreaths also were placed on the graves of the city’s two other fallen officers, Allen Moore, who died May 22, 1901, and Melvin Howe, the last to die while on duty on April 24, 1931.
Pena earns first win in Cleveland - Royals 6, Indians 2
May 18, 2002
Jacobs Field, where Tony Pena had one of his greatest moments as a player, is now the place where he got his first win as a manager. Paul Byrd became the AL’s second seven-game winner, pitching the Kansas City Royals past the Cleveland Indians, 6-2, Friday night.
Call of NBA tempted Iowa duo
KU juniors Collison, Hinrich ‘seriously’ considered bolting
May 18, 2002
By Gary Bedore How close did Kansas come to losing not one, but three juniors to the NBA this spring? Closer than you might think. “People I don’t think realized how seriously me and Kirk both were looking at it,” KU junior power forward Nick Collison said of he and junior shooting guard Kirk Hinrich pondering joining fellow junior Drew Gooden in the 2002 NBA Draft.
FSHS boys win regional
Firebirds earn school’s first championship; Lawrence boys, girls take second
May 18, 2002
By Andy Samuelson A warning to any Lawrence residents who plan on walking by either Lawrence High or Free State High this week: look out if you don’t want to get impaled by a javelin. At least that’s the message that four city girls sent during Friday’s Class 6A track and field regional at Olathe District Activity Center.
Local briefs
May 18, 2002
Lawrence: Police seek suspect who tried to lure youngster Lawrence Police are seeking the public’s help in finding a man who reportedly tried to entice a little girl into a van Thursday by offering her candy. The 5-year-old girl ran to her nearby home and was not harmed, Sgt. Mike Pattrick said. The incident occurred between 5:30 p.m. and 6:15 p.m. in the 1200 block of West Fifth Street. Witnesses told police they had seen the van and its driver but did not see the incident the girl had reported, Pattrick said. The van has been described as a 1980s model, full-size, tan and brown Chevrolet. If you have information about the van or the driver, call 843-TIPS. Callers remain anonymous. _______________________________________ State government: Governor signs legislation approving research facilities Topeka Gov. Bill Graves has signed into law a bill that would authorize the sale of $120 million in bonds to build a biomedical center at Kansas University Medical Center, a food-safety lab at Kansas State and aviation lab at Wichita State. Supporters said the expenditure hailed as one of this year’s most significant pieces of legislation was needed to help Kansas secure more federal and private research grants. In addition to the research bonds, the bill includes $13 million to improve a lab in Wichita that is used by the aviation industry. _______________________________________ Gasoline prices: Pump Patrol seeks best deal The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.26 at Citgo, Ninth and Iowa streets, and 920 N. Second 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.
NHL Playoffs: Opponents Yzerman, Forsberg similar
May 18, 2002
Age, teams and nationalities are about the only things that separate Steve Yzerman and Peter Forsberg. Yzerman is 37, plays for the Detroit Red Wings and is Canadian. Forsberg is 28, plays for the Colorado Avalanche and is Swedish.
Downtown street closing for upgrade
900 block of New Hampshire to be repaired, repaved in wake of construction project
May 18, 2002
By Joel Mathis The 900 block of New Hampshire Street took a beating from heavy construction equipment during the year it was closed to build the city’s new parking garage and Lawrence Arts Center.
Webber, Bryant keys today
May 18, 2002
While the Los Angeles Lakers were sweeping the Sacramento Kings out of last season’s playoffs, Chris Webber limped on two sprained ankles. Webber silently promised to learn from the experience, and the chance to use those lessons will come when the Kings meet the Lakers today in Game One of the Western Conference finals.
Bush defends response to warning
May 18, 2002
President Bush insisted Friday he hadn’t ignored warning signs about the Sept. 11 attacks and said “second guessing has become second nature” to Washington Democrats. New details emerged about terrorist threats last year, putting him on the defensive.
Kings’ Pollard proof hard work pays
May 18, 2002
By Bill Mayer Scot Pollard was chosen No. 1 by the Detroit Pistons in the 1997 National Basketball Assn. draft after his senior season at Kansas. Some were skeptical he could cut it as a big-time pro. No doubts about the imaginative guy with the alternating hair hues and styles anymore.
KU men’s golf tied for 6th at regional
May 18, 2002
Kansas University’s men’s golf team is tied for sixth after two rain delays at the 27-team NCAA Midwest Regional golf tournament at Pleasant Valley Golf Course. The Jayhawks shot a second-round score of 290, good for 579 strokes after two rounds.
KU’s Russell wins hammer
May 18, 2002
Kansas University’s Scott Russell won the hammer throw by 18 feet, and KU’s Andrew Morris led the decathlon after the first day of the rain-plagued Big 12 Outdoor Track and Field Championships.
Mentors can’t stop pink slips
Elementary school teachers participating in model progam victims of cuts
May 18, 2002
By Tim Carpenter The mentoring program for new teachers in the Lawrence public school district was designed to keep the district’s best and brightest on the job. The initiative, in which the district invested $100,000, worked well enough to draw national acclaim. “We’ve had people from all over the country asking about it,” Janice Nicklaus, the district’s executive director of educational programming, said Friday.
Lions’ Elwell loses in quarters
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High’s Scott Elwell, a fourth-place finisher at last year’s Class 6A state tennis tournament, won’t improve on his performance this season. After defeating Maize’s Jess Pringle, 6-4, 6-3, Elwell fell to Shawnee Mission East’s Nolan Lem, 6-4, 6-4, in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday at Kossover Tennis Center.
Hemphill shines at state
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High senior Andrea Hemphill qualified first in the 50 and 100 freestyle at Friday’s Class 6A state swimming and diving meet at KSU Natatorium. She had times of 24.88 in the 50 and 54.14 in the 100, attaining the best times in the state in the preliminary events.
Baldwin’s Browns sweep javelin
May 18, 2002
By Chuck Woodling Baldwin’s Browns staged a boffo brother-sister act in Friday’s Class 4A high school regional track meet. Senior Eric Brown, the defending state champ in the javelin, won his specialty with a throw of 190-7, about 17 feet off his best.
Area briefs
May 18, 2002
Main Event ending season ‘Herp count’ event today in Osage County Suspect charged Friday after chase on dirt bike Rural resident injured in propane explosion
Preakness Notebook
May 18, 2002
Police charge suspect in burglary
May 18, 2002
By Mike Belt Extra patrols and surveillance in a southwest neighborhood plagued by burglaries the past two weeks paid off early Thursday for Lawrence Police. About 3 a.m., officers watching a townhouse complex from an unmarked car arrested a man they found roaming in the 3500 block of West 22nd Street.
Security tight for Preakness
Increased measures ‘a sign of the times,’ according to Maryland Jockey Club’s president
May 18, 2002
Pimlico Race Course increased security for the Preakness by adding police at the track and banning coolers, backpacks and thermos bottles from the grandstand and clubhouse Saturday.
Boats receive OK for Coffey fishing
All anglers required to produce photo ID
May 18, 2002
On April 19, Coffey County Lake near Burlington reopened for shoreline fishing after being closed for security concerns following the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks. At that time, the lake level was too low to allow boat fishing because the ramps couldn’t be used. However, by the weekend of May 11-12, the water level at the lake had risen enough to enable the lake to be opened for boats, too.
Baseball Briefs
May 18, 2002
Fan injured in Colorado when bat sails in stands Cardinals to look outside downtown
Teamsters to vote on strike against UPS
May 18, 2002
The Teamsters are voting this weekend about whether to strike if contract negotiations fail with United Parcel Service Inc. A two-week strike by 185,000 Teamsters in 1997 cost the company millions of dollars, crippling the Atlanta-based package delivery giant.
Nasdaq posts solid gains
May 18, 2002
Wall Street ended a big week on a quiet but encouraging note Friday, as modest stock gains lifted the Nasdaq composite index to its first five-session winning streak in seven months and biggest weekly gain in more than a year.
Fugitive says bin Laden alive, U.S. in trouble
May 18, 2002
Osama bin Laden is alive and the future of the United States in Afghanistan is “fire, hell and total defeat,” fugitive Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar was quoted as saying by a pan-Arab newspaper Friday.
Coalition broadens anti-terror operations
May 18, 2002
Backed by U.S. air power, some 1,000 coalition troops spread out Friday into mountainous eastern Afghanistan to find and fight suspected al-Qaida or Taliban soldiers who had fired on an Australian patrol.
ECO2 backs off November election
May 18, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Legislation clearing the way for a vote in Douglas County on whether to increase the countywide sales tax by one-quarter cent was included in the $252 million statewide tax increase approved Friday by the Legislature.
Loan to help city build line to move ‘residuals’ to waste plant
May 18, 2002
By Joel Mathis The city is about to take a $5.6 million loan from the state so it can send waste created during its water treatment process to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Like most water systems, the city of Lawrence uses lime to treat water used by its residents
KU taps engineering dean
University of Alabama mechanical engineering leader to head school
May 18, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The head of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama will lead Kansas University’s School of Engineering, officials announced Friday. Stuart R. Bell will begin his duties Aug. 1 at KU, replacing Carl Locke, who has served 16 years in the position.
Graduations today at four area schools
May 18, 2002
More members of the Class of 2002 will graduate today from four Lawrence-area high schools. Baldwin High School commencement is set for 11 a.m. at Baldwin Junior High School. Perry-Lecompton High School commencement is set for 2 p.m. at the high school gymnasium.
People
May 18, 2002
Eminem to play at MTV awards Jackson: Yoda master of saber Brits must wait for Ozzy show
Wedding
May 18, 2002
Charles ‘Everett’ Whan
May 18, 2002
Engagements
May 18, 2002
Illinois family claims share of second-biggest U.S. jackpot
May 18, 2002
A former medical technician with the third and final winning ticket to last month’s $331 million Big Game lottery jackpot choked back sobs of joy Friday as he stepped forward to claim his family’s share of the prize.
National League Roundup: Cardinals win fifth in row
Kile allows two hits in seven innings versus Cincinnati
May 18, 2002
Darryl Kile feels like he’s a contributor. A 16-game winner last year, Kile won his second game of the season by allowing two hits in seven innings as the St. Louis Cardinals extended their winning streak to five, beating the Cincinnati Reds 3-1 Friday night.
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
May 18, 2002
Selfish motives
May 18, 2002
ICC policy
May 18, 2002
Unbalanced view
May 18, 2002
Public funds
May 18, 2002
It’s over
May 18, 2002
Journal-World Editorial The 2002 session of the Kansas Legislature won’t produce a lot of fond memories. Well, about the best that can be said about the 2002 session of the Kansas Legislature is that it’s over.
Carter seeks unity as Cuba trip ends
Bush not likely to heed suggestions
May 18, 2002
Calling for closer ties between the United States and Cuba in everything from policing bioterrorism to curing AIDS, former President Carter ended a five-day visit here Friday saying he would brief the White House before President Bush delivered a major Cuban policy address on Monday.
World Briefs
May 18, 2002
Pakistan: Samples from body sent for DNA analysis Mexico City: Salinas investigation ends without resolution Berlin: Media not allowed to say president dyes his hair China: Block lifted on some Western Web sites
Religion briefs
May 18, 2002
St. John to recognize vice principal Corpus Christi opens doors for Day of Prayer Church members to lead sessions during summer Calvary Temple to mark Pentecost Sunday Junior high students to be confirmed
Price putts way to top
Toledo tied; Tway, Flesch one shot back at Colonial
May 18, 2002
Nick Price, long one of the PGA Tour’s best ball-strikers, putted his way to a share of the lead in the Colonial. The 45-year-old Price shot a 5-under-par 65 Friday in the rain-delayed second round to share the lead at 6-under 134 with Esteban Toledo, who overcame eight bunker shots for his second 67.
Spirituality
May 18, 2002
Judge: ‘Lord’s Prayer’ can’t be sung at graduation Eugene holds ‘Om’ festival to mark Dalai Lama visit Evangelical advocacy group consolidates offices
Boy’ teaches us lessons
May 18, 2002
Look, the novel “About a Boy” is so satisfying, you should read it now. Afterward, you’ll have a really good movie waiting for you.
State’s tight finances may prompt positive belt-tightening
May 18, 2002
Is there anything to be gained from the financial mess in Kansas? Many badly needed, state-aided programs are going to be cut, and these cuts will bring hardships, as well as loss of jobs, for many.
American League Roundup: Mariners belt Bosox
Cirillo’s two-run single propels Seattle, 6-3
May 18, 2002
Having the best record in the majors doesn’t mean the Boston Red Sox are better than the Seattle Mariners. Jeff Cirillo’s two-run single broke a sixth-inning tie and reliever Ryan Franklin held the Red Sox scoreless for four innings as the Mariners won 6-3 Friday night in the opener of a three-game series between the teams with the top records.
VNA say sgoodbye to retiring director
Lauppe stepping down after 34 years
May 18, 2002
By Mindie Paget People who have known Marceil Lauppe since she started working at Douglas County Visiting Nurses Assn. back in 1968 just can’t imagine the place without her. “It’ll be different. Of course, Marceil tells us that it will be good,” said Janice Johnson, VNA human resources director.
Driver from Lenexa injured in K-10 wreck
May 18, 2002
A Lenexa woman was injured when the car she was driving slid out of control on wet pavement Friday morning on Kansas Highway 10, the Kansas Highway Patrol said. Stephanie A. Benedict, 19, was taken by Lawrence-Douglas County Fire & Medical ambulance to Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Lions seeded fourth for 6A state baseball
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High has been seeded fourth and will meet No. 5 seed Wichita Northwest in the first-round of the Class 6A baseball tournament at 11 a.m. next Friday in Maize. The Lions will be in the same side of the bracket with No. 1 seed Hutchinson, which will meet No. 8 Shawnee Mission South at 1:30 p.m. Friday.
World Online: Panorama - Farmer’s market
May 18, 2002
KU graduation events fill weekend
May 18, 2002
Here is a listing of events associated with Kansas University’s commencement this weekend.
Court grants bail
May 18, 2002
A man charged with shooting a priest he had accused of molesting him was released from jail Friday on $150,000 bail. Dontee Stokes, 26, was met by his mother and other family members after his release. He declined comment as he was driven away.
Carter trip proves folly of U.S.-Cuba policy
May 18, 2002
By Trudy Rubin Knight Ridder Newspapers For four decades the United States has been trying to force Fidel Castro from power with an economic embargo. We all know how well that’s worked.
Elwell loses in quarters
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High’s Scott Elwell, a fourth-place finisher at last year’s Class 6A state tennis tournament, won’t improve on his performance this season. After defeating Maize’s Jess Pringle, 6-4, 6-3, Elwell fell to Shawnee Mission East’s Nolan Lem, 6-4, 6-4, in the quarterfinals of the tournament on Friday at Kossover Tennis Center.
Hemphill shines at state
May 18, 2002
Lawrence High senior Andrea Hemphill qualified first in the 50 and 100 freestyle at Friday’s Class 6A state swimming and diving meet at KSU Natatorium. She had times of 24.88 in the 50 and 54.14 in the 100, attaining the best times in the state in the preliminary events.
s faith communities
May 18, 2002
By Jim Baker When you think of world religions, you don’t naturally think about northeast Kansas. But, in fact, they’re well represented here. That’s what 80 students in a world religion course taught by Baker University professor George Wiley have learned in the past few months.
All-University Supper reflects on year at KU
May 18, 2002
By Mindie Paget For freshmen at Kansas University, the road to graduation can seem like an insurmountable collection of obstacles. Yet every year at this time, thousands of KU seniors walk down the hill and into the real world.
University of Alabama mechanical engineering leader to head school
May 18, 2002
By Terry Rombeck The head of mechanical engineering at the University of Alabama will lead Kansas University’s School of Engineering, officials announced Friday. Stuart R. Bell will begin his duties Aug. 1 at KU, replacing Carl Locke, who has served 16 years in the position.
to waste plant
May 18, 2002
By Joel Mathis The city is about to take a $5.6 million loan from the state so it can send waste created during its water treatment process to the Wastewater Treatment Plant. Like most water systems, the city of Lawrence uses lime to treat water used by its residents
ECO2 backs off November election
May 18, 2002
By Scott Rothschild Legislation clearing the way for a vote in Douglas County on whether to increase the countywide sales tax by one-quarter cent was included in the $252 million statewide tax increase approved Friday by the Legislature.