Archive for Saturday, November 2, 2002

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George Lee Hughes
November 2, 2002
Topeka  Mass of Christian Burial for George Lee Hughes, 66, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at St. Joseph Catholic Church in Topeka. Burial will be in St. Augustine Cemetery in Fidelity. Mr. Hughes died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at Rossville Nursing Home.
On the record
November 2, 2002
Congressional Republicans put money behind Taff
November 2, 2002
Adam Taff’s congressional campaign just got a bunch of money. “We expect to put about $700,000 into this race,” said U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., who heads the National Republican Congressional Committee.
NASA releases spacecraft’s first Saturn images
November 2, 2002
NASA on Friday released the first picture of Saturn created from images taken by the Cassini spacecraft en route to the ringed planet.
Disgruntled voter
November 2, 2002
Field condition
November 2, 2002
Teacher pay
November 2, 2002
Safety issues
November 2, 2002
September shooting linked to sniper case
November 2, 2002
Authorities linked yet another shooting to the sniper suspects Friday, the wounding of a Maryland store clerk more than two weeks before the string of Washington-area sniper shootings began terrorizing the region.
Picture a personalized holiday gift idea
November 2, 2002
The end of the year approaches, which means another holiday season and another search for unique, personal gifts. The Art & Framing Council offers some suggestions for creating one-of-a-kind, meaningful offerings, with just a little help from your local custom picture framer.
Senator shares news of research grants
Roberts announces $3.5 million in funding for projects, says more is forthcoming
November 2, 2002
Kansas University will get $3.5 million from the U.S. Defense Department for two research projects tied to bioterrorism threats.
Military news
November 2, 2002
City workers rate performance
Employees praise own work, but want better interaction with administrators
November 2, 2002
City employees think they’re doing a good job serving the public. Now it’s the public’s turn to weigh in.
George Lee Hughes
November 2, 2002
U.S. presses France for Iraq compromise; Russia interested
November 2, 2002
Secretary of State Colin Powell pressed France on Friday to support a revised United Nations resolution on Iraq as Russia expressed a willingness to compromise.
Only Florida prepared for bioterror
November 2, 2002
The federal government has truckloads of medicine and vaccines ready to deploy should bioterrorism strike, but only one state is fully prepared to receive and distribute those treatments.
Anniversaries
November 2, 2002
Queen intervenes for Diana’s butler
Theft trial ends after disclosure from Elizabeth II
November 2, 2002
Prosecutors unexpectedly dropped theft charges against Princess Diana’s butler Friday after Queen Elizabeth II revealed she knew he’d taken some of Diana’s possessions for safekeeping prompting speculation the monarch had acted to shield her family.
Lawsuit worries send H&R Block stock down
November 2, 2002
H&R Block shares dropped 8 percent on Friday, with shareholders nervous about several lawsuits the tax preparer faces over its refund anticipation loans.
Economy backtracks in October
Unemployment climbs, spending sluggish, government reports
November 2, 2002
The nation’s unemployment rate climbed to 5.7 percent in October as businesses slashed payrolls for a second straight month, raising new concerns about the durability of the nation’s economic recovery.
Westar adjusts losses upward
Utility says accounting review necessitates restating of 1st, 2nd quarter reports
November 2, 2002
Westar Energy Inc. will record larger losses for the first six months of this year than previously announced because of accounting issues.
Kids Voting takes students to polls
Youngsters prepare political selections
November 2, 2002
Ninth-grader Callee Souders says neither major-party candidate for Kansas governor deserves to be elected.
Microsoft settlement gains judge’s approval
November 2, 2002
A federal judge on Friday accepted nearly all the provisions of an antitrust settlement between Microsoft Corp. and the Justice Department, but warned top company executives that she would hold them individually responsible for complying with her instructions.
Candidates face divisive abortion issue
Phone messages, letters raise criticism in campaign’s last days
November 2, 2002
Abortion — an issue that has been mostly absent during the Kansas governor’s race — made an appearance Friday.
Kuwait closes NW region
Order made to protect U.S. troops, officials say
November 2, 2002
Kuwait’s government is sealing off nearly a quarter of the country including the area near the Iraqi border to the public as U.S. and Kuwaiti soldiers train ahead of a possible showdown with President Saddam Hussein.
SAM’S CLUB 200: Green brothers best in qualifying for Busch race
November 2, 2002
It will be an all-Green front row at North Carolina Speedway, where Jeff Green won the pole Friday for the Sam’s Club 200 and older brother, David, qualified second. Jeff, a Winston Cup regular and the 2000 Busch series champion, ran a lap at 153.335 mph to edge David, the 1994 series champion.
Disgruntled ex-Saks worker testifies in Ryder trial
November 2, 2002
A disgruntled former employee of Saks Fifth Avenue testified Friday in Winona Ryder’s defense, accusing the security chief of Saks’ Beverly Hills store of saying he would invent evidence to prove the actress shoplifted.
Wolves’ Szczerbiak signs contract extension
November 2, 2002
Wally Szczerbiak agreed to a six-year, $63 million contract extension with the Timberwolves that could keep him in Minnesota through the 2008-09 season.
Last unsigned first-round pick ends holdout
November 2, 2002
First-round draft pick Bryant McKinnie ended his 98-day holdout Friday, agreeing to a five-year, $13.3 million contract with the Minnesota Vikings that includes a $9.35 million signing bonus.
Average voter turnout expected
November 2, 2002
The state’s top election official is predicting an average voter turnout Tuesday, with slightly more than half of the Kansans registered casting ballots.
Jurors debate death penalty in barrel murders
November 2, 2002
Jurors considering a punishment for John E. Robinson Sr., who faces the death penalty for murdering two women and prison for the slaying of a third whose body was never found, finished their first day of deliberations late Friday without reaching a verdict.
Baldwin falls at state
November 2, 2002
Baldwin High’s volleyball season ended with three losses in the Class 4A state tournament on Friday at the Bicentennial Center. The Bulldogs, making their first state appearance in 31 years, won their opening game against Clearwater but couldn’t maintain momentum, losing 6-15, 15-11, 15-13.
Ekpere wins ‘Rudy’ title
November 2, 2002
Efe Lee Ekpere went to Robinson Gymnasium on Friday afternoon looking to play some pick-up basketball. He wound up earning a spot on the roster of EA Sports East All-Stars, a team that will play Kansas University in an exhibition at 7 p.m. Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
LHS boys among favorites at Class 6A state meet
November 2, 2002
It’s all in your head. That’s the key to the state high school cross country meet: It’s all in your head. When the class 6A and 5A state meets start at 10 a.m. today at Rim Rock Farm, each coach will be telling his or her runners to maintain a positive state of mind.
Free State rallies past Rural, 20-12
November 2, 2002
Washburn Rural ran all over the Free State High football team in the first half of Friday’s Class 6A district finale. But the Firebirds reversed the trend in the second half and shut down the Junior Blues for a 20-12 win, earning a trip to the playoffs for the second straight year.
Haskell wins match, 3-2
November 2, 2002
Haskell stopped College of the Ozarks, 3-2, in college volleyball on Friday at Coffin Complex. Haskell prevailed by scores of 30-26, 26-30, 16-30, 31-29 and 15-13.
Enlightened response will lessen child’s fear
November 2, 2002
My child is afraid of the dark. How can I lessen this fear?
Annual Blintz Brunch to celebrate Jewish food, culture
November 2, 2002
Blintzes are a Jewish comfort food, but you don’t need to be Jewish to love them. Proof of this can be seen in the turnout at the Blintz Brunch held every year at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive.
Rice ready to face former team
Oakland receiver to play 49ers for first time in regular season
November 2, 2002
It’s hours before kickoff. Jerry Rice is alone on the Coliseum grass, running through his structured warm-up routine. A sprint here, a zigzag there, a stretch in between.
NBA Roundup: Iverson rallies 76ers
Philly overcomes 17-point deficit for 98-86 victory
November 2, 2002
Once he stopped shooting jumpers, Allen Iverson couldn’t miss. Iverson scored 35 points despite another poor shooting performance and Philadelphia overcame a 17-point, third-quarter deficit to beat New York, 98-86, on Friday night.
Circuitous route
November 2, 2002
MVU next for Baker
November 2, 2002
Baker University will try to pull out of a three-game tailspin when it meets Missouri Valley at 2 p.m. today in Heart of America Conference football. Baker’s home finale is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. next Saturday against Central Methodist, then play at Benedictine on Nov. 16.
Howell holds Tour lead
Four golfers trail by one stroke
November 2, 2002
Charles Howell III realized par would be an acceptable score at windy East Lake and he did one better, posting a 69 on Friday for a one-stroke lead in the Tour Championship.
Ottawa soccer squad falls in regional final
November 2, 2002
The Ottawa High boys soccer team ended its season Friday with a 4-0 loss in the 4A regional finals to KC Christian.
4-H news
November 2, 2002
Bush on campaign trail
President on final push for Tuesday’s election
November 2, 2002
President Bush campaigned in three states Friday for Republican candidates linked to him by political ads, a nickname and even an old family feud, underscoring the importance of Tuesday’s elections to his presidency.
Jordan goes from washed-up to ageless wonder overnight
November 2, 2002
He drove around defenders with ease and did a little high-step when he made his jump shots. Michael Jordan might be 39, but who could tell on this night? His game had all the compelling elements of years past flow, rhythm, aggression, confidence.
Eudora gets rematch with Baldwin nemesis
November 2, 2002
A rematch between Baldwin and Eudora highlights Tuesday’s state football playoff clashes involving Journal-World area teams. In Class 4A, Baldwin will be making its second trip of the season to Eudora. On Oct. 11, the Bulldogs handed the Cardinals their lone loss, 33-32.
Frasier’ plans ratings bypass during sweeps
November 2, 2002
NBC’s “Frasier” will have a heart-stopping story for the November sweeps. The New York Daily News has learned that Frasier’s persnickety brother Niles, played by David Hyde Pierce, will undergo bypass surgery in a multi-episode arc that begins Nov. 12.
Wakarusa Drive projects to add office space on city’s west side
Developers move ahead on buildings despite warnings that market is soft
November 2, 2002
Commercial real estate activity on Wakarusa Drive has some thinking Lawrence’s commercial real estate slump may be coming to an end.
DeSoto banking on bond issue
Similar situation may unfold as Lawrence district plans bond vote
November 2, 2002
Sharon Zoellner is rolling the dice a second time, and there’s a lot on the line. Hanging in the balance is a $76.7 million bond issue for DeSoto public schools to pay for construction of three elementary schools, a middle school, classroom technology upgrades and sports field improvements.
Bizarre campaign twists may influence outcome of election
November 2, 2002
If a Hollywood film writer were to submit a script about a campaign and election as bizarre as what has unfolded across the country in recent weeks, it is doubtful any producer would agree to fund the project.
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November 2, 2002
Efe Lee Ekpere went to Robinson Gymnasium on Friday afternoon looking to play some pick-up basketball. He wound up earning a spot on the roster of EA Sports East All-Stars, a team that will play Kansas University in an exhibition at 7 p.m. Monday at Allen Fieldhouse.
Baldwin falls at state
November 2, 2002
Baldwin High’s volleyball season ended with three losses in the Class 4A state tournament on Friday at the Bicentennial Center. The Bulldogs, making their first state appearance in 31 years, won their opening game against Clearwater but couldn’t maintain momentum, losing 6-15, 15-11, 15-13.
KU soccer tumbles at Missouri, 2-0
November 2, 2002
Kansas University’s soccer team was shut out for just the second time this season in a 2-0 loss Friday to Missouri in the Jayhawks’ regular-season finale. The loss was the third in a row for the slumping Jayhawks, who fell to 11-6-2 overall, 4-5-1 in the Big 12.
KU swimming falls at Mizzou dual
November 2, 2002
Kansas University finished 1-2 in the 1,000 freestyle, but Missouri cruised to a 170-126 swimming and diving victory in a dual with the Jayhawks on Friday.
balloon aims to lift Jayhawk spirits
November 2, 2002
Steve Libel has fearlessly flown his giant Jayhawk-adorned hot-air balloon in Missouri. “It draws some comments when you go out of state,” he said. “But nobody shoots at you or anything.”
Employees praise own work, but want better interaction with administrators
November 2, 2002
City employees think they’re doing a good job serving the public. Now it’s the public’s turn to weigh in.
Congressional Republicans put money behind Taff
November 2, 2002
Adam Taff’s congressional campaign just got a bunch of money. “We expect to put about $700,000 into this race,” said U.S. Rep. Tom Davis, R-Va., who heads the National Republican Congressional Committee.
Ottawa soccer squad falls in regional final
November 2, 2002
The Ottawa High boys soccer team ended its season Friday with a 4-0 loss in the 4A regional finals to KC Christian.
6Sports video report: Firebirds’ second-half heroics prevail
November 2, 2002
Kevin Romary reports on Free State High’s come from behind win over Washburn Rural. Up next: number one Olathe North.
6Sports video report: LHS trounces Topeka
November 2, 2002
Kevin Romary reports on the Lions’ 55-0 demolition of the Trojans. Up next: sub-state playoffs.
Haskell wins match, 3-2
November 2, 2002
Haskell stopped College of the Ozarks, 3-2, in college volleyball on Friday at Coffin Complex. Haskell prevailed by scores of 30-26, 26-30, 16-30, 31-29 and 15-13.
Briefly
November 2, 2002
Morocco: Prison fire kills 49 Netherlands: Illness keeps Milosevic from war crimes trial
People
November 2, 2002
Parker, Broderick name new son after grandpa Kelly wins right to leave state Blondie faces hairy legal battle Spielberg bound for Cuba
s Pottorff hopes to excel
November 2, 2002
The Pottorff family reunion this weekend won’t lack things to talk about. About 40 people will gather at Jim and Judy Pottorff’s house to eat, chat and watch the Kansas University-Kansas State football game.
s last days
November 2, 2002
Abortion  an issue that has been mostly absent during the Kansas governor’s race  made an appearance Friday.
Transfer QB has history of breakdowns during season
November 2, 2002
Wherever he goes, the injury bug finds Bill Whittemore. The quarterback’s freshman season at Tennessee-Martin was interrupted by an injured right knee.
Racing briefs
November 2, 2002
Formula One’s Irvine dismissed by Jaguar Starr snares pole for NASCAR truck race
Religion briefs
November 2, 2002
Central United Methodist Corpus Christi First Christian First Presbyterian First Southern Baptist First United Methodist Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship Lecompton United Methodist Perry United Methodist St. James AME Church St. John the Evangelist St. Margaret’s Episcopal Trinity Episcopal Trinity Lutheran Unity Church of Lawrence West Side Presbyterian
Briefcase
November 2, 2002
Shippers, longshoremen overcome major hurdle CyDex: Pharmaceutical firm announces CEO change Agriculture: Federal judge allows beef checkoff program FDIC: Accounting giant sued by federal government
Scouting news
November 2, 2002
Around and about
November 2, 2002
Society Calendar
November 2, 2002
Club news
November 2, 2002
Engagements
November 2, 2002
Letha A. Fenstemaker
November 2, 2002
In NFL, the hits just keep on coming
League needs to strike back against players who aim too high
November 2, 2002
Pedro Alcazar was taking a shower in his Las Vegas hotel room preparing for a flight home to Panama City. Until that moment last June, he’d felt just fine, despite having lost his title 36 hours earlier in what was his boxing debut in the United States.
Local briefs
November 2, 2002
Boothe’s hearing delayed Accident: Cause of silo collapse remains unknown Politics: Blues pianist to headline fund-raiser for Sebelius
Buffs, Sooners to collide in battle of division leaders
November 2, 2002
Of all the things Bob Stoops has accomplished at Oklahoma, there’s still one thing left to be done: Beat Colorado. The No. 2 Sooners (7-0, 3-0 Big 12) try again today at home against the No. 13 Buffaloes (6-2, 4-0) in a matchup of division leaders.
Sproles sprinting past opponents
Kansas State running back next test for struggling KU defense
November 2, 2002
When a Division I college football program defeats its only in-state rival nine years in a row, you can probably guess which team wins the recruiting war inside the state lines. Kansas State listed 58 players from Kansas high schools on its preseason roster 22 more than Kansas.
Bush withdraws U.S. support for reproductive health pact
This hit like a bombshell … People were stunned’
November 2, 2002
The Bush administration has intensified its battle against abortion rights worldwide by stating that it no longer can support a landmark international agreement that established reproductive health care as a means to curb population growth.
A disconnect with democracy
November 2, 2002
Er, how should we put it just days before the midterm elections?
Spirituality
November 2, 2002
Diocese reaffirms bishop on blessings of couples Protests follow ouster of Muslim, Wiccan Nigeria’s first lady denies funding tie to pageant
Lawrence briefs
November 2, 2002
Group to collect cans today for Habitat benefit Police investigate report of ‘road rage’ assault Employees suspected in theft at Kansas University Suspect arrested on charge of providing alcohol to minor
Annual Blintz Brunch to celebrate Jewish food, culture
November 2, 2002
Blintzes are a Jewish comfort food, but you don’t need to be Jewish to love them. Proof of this can be seen in the turnout at the Blintz Brunch held every year at the Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive.
s fear
November 2, 2002
My child is afraid of the dark. How can I lessen this fear?
Priest wants sentence revised
November 2, 2002
A Catholic priest convicted of taking indecent liberties with a teenager wants his prison sentence reconsidered by a Douglas County district judge.
Lawrence steamrolls Topeka High, 55-0
November 2, 2002
Brandon McAnderson didn’t shed any tears about Lawrence High’s 11th-hour decision to move Friday night’s district football game against Topeka High to Memorial Stadium. “I love this turf,” said McAnderson, a senior running back who ranks as one of the all-time leading rushers in LHS history.
Free State rallies past Rural, 20-12
November 2, 2002
Washburn Rural ran all over the Free State High football team in the first half of Friday’s Class 6A district finale. But the Firebirds reversed the trend in the second half and shut down the Junior Blues for a 20-12 win, earning a trip to the playoffs for the second straight year.
s matriarch continues to inspire church
November 2, 2002
Her name was Ineke Willems, but the children of Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship called her “Oma,” the Dutch word for grandma.
Seabury’s Pottorff hopes to excel
November 2, 2002
The Pottorff family reunion this weekend won’t lack things to talk about. About 40 people will gather at Jim and Judy Pottorff’s house to eat, chat and watch the Kansas University-Kansas State football game.
Lawrence steamrolls Topeka High, 55-0
November 2, 2002
Brandon McAnderson didn’t shed any tears about Lawrence High’s 11th-hour decision to move Friday night’s district football game against Topeka High to Memorial Stadium. “I love this turf,” said McAnderson, a senior running back who ranks as one of the all-time leading rushers in LHS history.
Kansas State running back next test for struggling KU defense
November 2, 2002
When a Division I college football program defeats its only in-state rival nine years in a row, you can probably guess which team wins the recruiting war inside the state lines. Kansas State listed 58 players from Kansas high schools on its preseason roster  22 more than Kansas.
Graves could add bulk for KU up front
November 2, 2002
It remains to be seen if juco transfer Jeff Graves can measure up to expectations for this year’s Kansas basketball team. Will he force-condition himself to become the 6-foot-9, 275-pound package he’s listed at in the Jayhawk media guide?
MVU next for Baker
November 2, 2002
Baker University will try to pull out of a three-game tailspin when it meets Missouri Valley at 2 p.m. today in Heart of America Conference football. Baker’s home finale is scheduled for 1:30 p.m. next Saturday against Central Methodist, then play at Benedictine on Nov. 16.
Whittemore injury woes
Transfer QB has history of breakdowns during season
November 2, 2002
Wherever he goes, the injury bug finds Bill Whittemore. The quarterback’s freshman season at Tennessee-Martin was interrupted by an injured right knee.
Yeah, you gotta have Bart
November 2, 2002
In my humble opinion, the television year really doesn’t get under way until the season premiere of “The Simpsons” (7 p.m. Sunday, Fox). America’s favorite yellow family kicks off its 14th season with its Halloween “Treehouse of Horror XIII” trilogy.
Realistic goals
November 2, 2002
Shallenburger support
November 2, 2002
State Treasurer Tim Shallenburger has the best opportunity to lead Kansas out of its current financial problems. When Kansas voters wake up Wednesday morning they will know who their governor will be for the next four years.
FBI director has praise for police, but says tips on phones mishandled
November 2, 2002
Despite the arrest of two suspects in the sniper case, FBI Director Robert Mueller said Friday that it was clear improvement was needed in how police handle a deluge of telephone tips in major cases.
Daily ticker
November 2, 2002
POP SECRET 400: Newman nabs fifth pole of season
Rookie in command of qualifying session at Rockingham
November 2, 2002
Ryan Newman continued his mastery of qualifying, winning his fifth pole of the season when he took the top spot Friday at North Carolina Speedway.
Kansas coach must compete with former boss to succeed at new job
November 2, 2002
Mark Mangino gave eight years of his life to Kansas State football. To succeed in his new job, Kansas University’s first-year head coach must recruit against, compete with and eventually defeat his mentor, K-State coach Bill Snyder.
LHS boys among favorites at Class 6A state meet
November 2, 2002
It’s all in your head. That’s the key to the state high school cross country meet: It’s all in your head. When the class 6A and 5A state meets start at 10 a.m. today at Rim Rock Farm, each coach will be telling his or her runners to maintain a positive state of mind.
Developers move ahead on buildings despite warnings that market is soft
November 2, 2002
Commercial real estate activity on Wakarusa Drive has some thinking Lawrence’s commercial real estate slump may be coming to an end.
Briefly
November 2, 2002
Jerusalem: Sharon offers Netanyahu job New York: WTC death toll drops by two after pair discovered alive Beijing: Ambassador says N. Korea has right to nuclear weapons Miami: U.S. holding wounded teen at Guantanamo camp
Horoscopes
November 2, 2002
Youngsters prepare political selections
November 2, 2002
Ninth-grader Callee Souders says neither major-party candidate for Kansas governor deserves to be elected.
Briefly
November 2, 2002
Detroit: 83-year-old priest pleads no contest California: Stuntman’s body found Pennsylvania: Infant formula recalled Atlanta: Hotel guests billed hundred times more
True-blue KU fan says sky’s the limit
Air Hawk’ balloon aims to lift Jayhawk spirits
November 2, 2002
Steve Libel has fearlessly flown his giant Jayhawk-adorned hot-air balloon in Missouri. “It draws some comments when you go out of state,” he said. “But nobody shoots at you or anything.”
Letha A. Fenstemaker
November 2, 2002
Graveside services for Letha A. Fenstemaker, 92, Laurie, Mo., will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Clinton Cemetery near Lawrence. Mrs. Fenstemaker died Friday, Nov. 1, 2002, at the Laurie Care Center.
Quake death toll hits 29
Italy mourns first-grade class lost in disaster
November 2, 2002
The earthquake that toppled a school in this tiny Italian mountain village killed nearly the entire first-grade class. Authorities said the death toll had climbed to 29 and no more bodies were in the rubble.
Russian feminists feel less shunned
November 2, 2002
There was a time in Russia when feminists were seen as dangerous dissidents. Their clandestine magazines were part of the underground literary movement and once found out, they were in trouble.
No verdict yet in brothers’ trial
Jurors done deliberating for weekend
November 2, 2002
Behind the closed doors of a courtroom stacked with evidence, jurors deliberated all day Friday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of two brothers accused of a nine-day crime rampage that left five people dead. Deliberations were to resume Monday.
Sniper suspects: We can only kill them once
November 2, 2002
The government lawyers filed into the conference room. They helped themselves to the coffee and doughnuts on the table in the back, then took their seats. They did not speak.
Weddings
November 2, 2002
Priest wants sentence revised
November 2, 2002
A Catholic priest convicted of taking indecent liberties with a teenager wants his prison sentence reconsidered by a Douglas County district judge.
Mustard Seed’s matriarch continues to inspire church
November 2, 2002
Her name was Ineke Willems, but the children of Mustard Seed Christian Fellowship called her “Oma,” the Dutch word for grandma.
CU’s Harrison: Kansas fans ‘really don’t like me’
November 2, 2002
Sporting a shaved head and buff body, once-flabby Colorado center David Harrison looks a lot different than he did a year ago. He sounds the same, though.
November 2, 2002
Sporting a shaved head and buff body, once-flabby Colorado center David Harrison looks a lot different than he did a year ago. He sounds the same, though.
Shallenburger support
November 2, 2002
State Treasurer Tim Shallenburger has the best opportunity to lead Kansas out of its current financial problems. When Kansas voters wake up Wednesday morning they will know who their governor will be for the next four years.
Bizarre campaign twists may influence outcome of election
November 2, 2002
If a Hollywood film writer were to submit a script about a campaign and election as bizarre as what has unfolded across the country in recent weeks, it is doubtful any producer would agree to fund the project.
Briefly
November 2, 2002
Virginia: Sex offenders kept off streets for holiday Kansas: Monument for unborn must be removed Washington, D.C.: Judge blocks sonar, cites danger to whales
White House steers clear of controversial SEC chief
November 2, 2002
White House officials carefully distanced themselves Friday from the beleaguered Securities and Exchange Commission chairman, Harvey Pitt, saying the administration was awaiting the outcome of inquiries into whether he withheld potentially damaging information about his choice for a top oversight job.
Blues Revue benefit tops area offerings
November 2, 2002
The Ninth Annual Blues Revue features musical acts such as Blues 88 and Music Row. Tonight’s event benefits Toys for Tots. Here are some other area activities this weekend:
Briefly
November 2, 2002
Moscow: Government considers limiting news coverage Rwanda: Rare gorillas killed Tokyo: Japan eyes changes to its no-war policy
Snyder stands in Mangino’s path
Kansas coach must compete with former boss to succeed at new job
November 2, 2002
Mark Mangino gave eight years of his life to Kansas State football. To succeed in his new job, Kansas University’s first-year head coach must recruit against, compete with and eventually defeat his mentor, K-State coach Bill Snyder.
Graves could add bulk for KU up front
November 2, 2002
It remains to be seen if juco transfer Jeff Graves can measure up to expectations for this year’s Kansas basketball team. Will he force-condition himself to become the 6-foot-9, 275-pound package he’s listed at in the Jayhawk media guide?
KU soccer tumbles at Missouri, 2-0
November 2, 2002
Kansas University’s soccer team was shut out for just the second time this season in a 2-0 loss Friday to Missouri in the Jayhawks’ regular-season finale.
KU swimming falls at Mizzou dual
November 2, 2002
Kansas University finished 1-2 in the 1,000 freestyle, but Missouri cruised to a 170-126 swimming and diving victory in a dual with the Jayhawks on Friday.