Archive for Sunday, November 3, 2002

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Child mauled by dog near Schwegler School
November 3, 2002
(Updated Sunday at 7:10 p.m.) A Lawrence child was taken by air ambulance to a Kansas City hospital after being mauled Sunday evening by dog, possibly a Rottweiler, in the neighborhood near Schwegler School.
Roger Christopher Lynch
November 3, 2002
Raymond K. Bryant
November 3, 2002
KU Football Notebook
November 3, 2002
 Kansas officials estimated Saturday’s attendance at 43,000, making it by far the Jayhawks’ biggest payday of the season. Tickets went for $45, or $15 more than for the other KU home games.  KU quarterback Bill Whittemore suited but did not play. Fifth-year senior Jonas Weatherbie made his first career start replacing Whittemore, who suffered a knee injury in last week’s Missouri game.
Creative picks show up on ballots
November 3, 2002
Briefly
November 3, 2002
Tokyo: Strong quake shakes northern Japan Mexico City: Generals found guilty on drug charges Jerusalem: Suicide attackers condemned for actions
Local briefs
November 3, 2002
Kids Voting poll supplies to be distributed today Capitol sculpture: Statehouse dome statue to be dedicated Monday Community: Bert Nash benefit raises $25,000 for trust fund
Study: Youngest voters skip the polls
November 3, 2002
Even though young voters make up the largest voting bloc in the country, experts say they are less likely to vote Tuesday than any other major voting bloc in America.
Show examines artwork from Mongol invasion
November 3, 2002
Gorgeous textiles, ornate tiles and elaborate books are all traced back to a gang of invading warriors.
Emerging writers’ honored in New York
November 3, 2002
Five fiction authors, three poets and two playwrights are winners of the 18th annual Whiting Writers’ Awards, given to “emerging writers of exceptional talent and promise.”
Designer offers tips for all ages
November 3, 2002
Dallas-based designer Stephanie Anne offer these decorating tips for the ages.
La Noche de Los Mayas’ captivates audience
November 3, 2002
There was a point near the end of “La Noche de Los Mayas” when one wondered if the program could get any more intense.
Handmade Cuban books on display at Spencer Museum
November 3, 2002
The art of a book is in its prose, right? Sure, a few works that top best-seller lists might have cleverly designed covers, but they’re two-dimensional, flat, computer-generated.
Cowabunga!
Bovines on parade, in pasture inspire photos
November 3, 2002
Moo. The cattle call isn’t what got Lawrence photographer Shakura Jackson’s attention. It was the motley herd she encountered last summer during a trip to the Kansas City Zoo with her husband.
Perry poet writes first collection, starts press to publish work
November 3, 2002
Writers strive for precision without sparsity. Perry poet Jason Wesco is no exception. What he has come to realize, though, is that collections of words, however well-targeted, cannot completely capture a moment in time.
Winter weeds need to be controlled
November 3, 2002
The recent rains and cool nights have done wonders for our cool season lawns. Unfortunately, they are exactly what winter annual weeds need as well.
Out from the gutter
Autumn leaves wreak havoc on home’s drainage system
November 3, 2002
The thing that makes fall so beautiful is the very thing that can create a nuisance for homeowners. Leaves the lovely red, orange and yellow foliage that entices us to take a leisurely drive to the country just to marvel in their beauty can wreak havoc with our home’s guttering system.
Douglas County Senior Services
November 3, 2002
Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers several classes. All Douglas County residents age 55 and older may participate. Future seniors also are welcome if space allows.
City briefs
November 3, 2002
Morning fire injures one at Lawrence apartment Two teens hurt in accident on rain-slickened turnpike
Travel briefs
November 3, 2002
Detroit suburb plans Arab-American museum Interstate air service returns to Key West Michelin produces North American atlas
Lawrence commuter report
November 3, 2002
Book, exhibit captures diverse African images
November 3, 2002
A snakelike train carrying iron ore through the Sahara, the snows of Mount Kilimanjaro, a mother grieving by the open casket of her AIDS-stricken child, a family having breakfast in their Western-style kitchen in Johannesburg.
Paintings, murals fill halls of high schools
November 3, 2002
Showing students a Michelangelo statue is as easy as a stroll down the hall at Edward Lee McClain High School in southwest Ohio.
Children need to be in condition before playing competitively
November 3, 2002
Enthusiasm and energy are among children’s best attributes. Given the chance, they’ll run, jump and play at the drop of a hat.
College gives new ‘XF’ grade for cheating
November 3, 2002
Barton County Community College has given a student its first “XF” grade, a new designation showing the student cheated on an assignment.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
November 3, 2002
Thousands rally for Ivory Coast deal
November 3, 2002
Tens of thousands of pro-government demonstrators marched through Ivory Coast’s commercial capital Saturday as delegates took a break from talks aimed at settling a six-week rebellion that has divided the West African country.
Creative picks show up on ballots
November 3, 2002
During Tuesday’s general election, voters will be offered a chance to write in candidates for all races on the ballot other than for the retention of judges.
World war II Veterans gather to relive memory
November 3, 2002
Azel Penuel stood beside Woodrow Harrison’s chair and leaned over the dining room table, holding his worn, leather-covered diary in one hand and, with the other hand, tracing the words Harrison had written in his own makeshift diary.
Lawrence school board
Board trying to collect delinquent fees
November 3, 2002
Agenda highlights 7 p.m. Monday 110 McDonald Drive
Board adds study session to calendar
November 3, 2002
The Lawrence school board added a study session to the November calendar to tie up loose ends of its school facilities study.
Phoenix gives visitors a warm welcome
Great golf, taste of the Old West, Frank Lloyd Wright among attractions
November 3, 2002
Not long ago a friend of mine was eagerly packing for a trip to Phoenix. I asked him, “What’s the attraction of a city that brings to mind stately cactus, canyons and desert critters?”
Americans evacuated from Central African Republic capital in uprising
November 3, 2002
Americans were evacuated early today with coup forces reportedly in control of roads out of the Central African Republic capital. Fears of new fighting ran high in the tense city as it ran short of food.
Shows announce Sunday guests
November 3, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Alleged plot to kidnap Posh Spice foiled
November 3, 2002
Police arrested five people Saturday for allegedly plotting to kidnap Spice Girl Victoria Beckham by ambushing her outside her house with a chemical knockout spray, Scotland Yard and a British newspaper said.
Jayhawks mediocre at Big 12
November 3, 2002
The Kansas University men’s and women’s cross country squads finished eighth and sixth at the Big 12 Conference Championships on Saturday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
Novelist cancels U.S. tour over racial profiling
November 3, 2002
One of Canada’s most celebrated writers canceled a book tour after complaining of racial profiling at U.S. airports.
KU upends Texas
Jayhawks top No. 24 Longhorns, 3-0
November 3, 2002
It was easily the most fun the Kansas University volleyball team has had in some time. The Jayhawks, in one of their most complete matches this season, swept No. 24 Texas 3-0 (33-31, 30-26, 30-19) in front of a deafening crowd of 1,164 on Saturday at Horejsi Center.
ABA won’t play 2002-03 season
League taking year-long break to reorganize
November 3, 2002
The Kansas City Knights and the entire ABA professional basketball league are taking a year-long “time out” to reorganize the league.
Singh surges into Tour lead
Second-round leader Howell falls three shots back
November 3, 2002
Vijay Singh has had chances to win the Tour Championship all three times it’s come to East Lake, but never one as good as this.
South Park’ gang starts 5th season
Creators depend on procrastination to keep Comedy Central show fresh
November 3, 2002
Animators Trey Parker and Matt Stone play it so close to the wire on “South Park” that even they begin to sweat. “We treat this series like it’s live,” said Stone of the hit cartoon.
Imagine 401(k) plans with employer missing from mix
November 3, 2002
Are 401(k)s a good thing? I’m beginning to wonder. That sounds like heresy. For years, financial advisers have universally agreed that workers should put as much money as possible into these tax-deferred retirement plans. I’ve made this point myself over and over.
Buhler teen turns into restaurant magnate
Just 19 years old, Anna Pinto owns two of three eateries in south-central Kansas community
November 3, 2002
Joey’s Diner in Buhler seems the very quintessence of small town eateries, but behind the coffee pots and blueberry muffins bustles something remarkable. The owner, Anna Pinto, is just 19 years old.
As dueling nears end, real challenge begins
November 3, 2002
The 2002 Kansas race for governor between Democrat Kathleen Sebelius and Republican Tim Shallenburger has played out like a computer game.
Loss has Fighting Irish feeling green
Fourth-ranked Notre Dame wears green jerseys in shocking 14-7 loss to Boston College
November 3, 2002
Notre Dame pushed its luck too far. After seeing a stadium full of green “Return to Glory” T-shirts this season, the Fighting Irish decided earlier this week to join the party. It wasn’t a good idea.
Funerals with flair
Themed services ‘wave of the future’
November 3, 2002
Vallonia Smith got a down-home send-off after she died of heart disease at 59. In a Wade Funeral Home room dubbed “Big Mama’s Kitchen,” loved ones played cards barely an arm’s length from Smith’s body in an open casket.
Serial killer deserves execution, jury says
November 3, 2002
John E. Robinson Sr. should be put to death for killing two women and stuffing their bodies into barrels on his rural property, a jury recommended Saturday.
Jayhawks dying for chance to avenge 64-0 loss on court
The best revenge is playing basketball well
November 3, 2002
For many Jayhawk fans, the best thing about Saturday’s football game against Kansas State University is that it means basketball season is just around the corner.
Raymond K. Bryant
November 3, 2002
Louisville, Ky. Â Services for Raymond K. Bryant, 76, Louisville, were Oct. 26 at St. John United Church of Christ in Louisville. Burial was in Cave Hill Cemetery, Louisville. The Rev. Bryant died Tuesday, Oct. 22, 2002.
Roger Christopher Lynch
November 3, 2002
Port St. Lucie, Fla. Â Services for Roger Christopher Lynch, 52, Port St. Lucie, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Treasure Coast Christian Church in Port St. Lucie. Mr. Lynch died Wednesday, Oct. 30, 2002, at St. Lucie Medical Center in Port St. Lucie.
League taking year-long break to reorganize
November 3, 2002
The Kansas City Knights and the entire ABA professional basketball league are taking a year-long “time out” to reorganize the league.
Jayhawks mediocre at Big 12
November 3, 2002
The Kansas University men’s and women’s cross country squads finished eighth and sixth at the Big 12 Conference Championships on Saturday at A.L. Gustin Golf Course.
Baldwin cast stages Broadway revue
November 3, 2002
For the third year in a row, Baldwin City Theatre regulars will break from their child-oriented summer programming to stage a flashier show.
Baker Roundup: Football falls, basketball sweeps
November 3, 2002
Ralph Volcin rushed for 166 yards and three touchdowns, helping Missouri Valley beat Baker, 35-32, on Saturday in Heart of America Conference football.
Creative picks show up on ballots
November 3, 2002
During Tuesday’s general election, voters will be offered a chance to write in candidates for all races on the ballot other than for the retention of judges.
Board adds study session to calendar
November 3, 2002
The Lawrence school board added a study session to the November calendar to tie up loose ends of its school facilities study.
Arts notes
November 3, 2002
Bluegrass, honkey tonk part of old-time concert Brass quintet to perform diverse concert
Arts notes
November 3, 2002
Lawrence actors featured in Topeka’s ‘Vanities’ Music academy opens in new downtown location Festival to showcase Nordic heritage
Handmade Cuban books on display at Spencer Museum
November 3, 2002
The art of a book is in its prose, right? Sure, a few works that top best-seller lists might have cleverly designed covers, but they’re two-dimensional, flat, computer-generated.
Jayhawks top No. 24 Longhorns, 3-0
November 3, 2002
It was easily the most fun the Kansas University volleyball team has had in some time. The Jayhawks, in one of their most complete matches this season, swept No. 24 Texas 3-0 (33-31, 30-26, 30-19) in front of a deafening crowd of 1,164 on Saturday at Horejsi Center.
Perry poet writes first collection, starts press to publish work
November 3, 2002
Writers strive for precision without sparsity. Perry poet Jason Wesco is no exception. What he has come to realize, though, is that collections of words, however well-targeted, cannot completely capture a moment in time.
Williams holds court with coaches
November 3, 2002
Magic marker in hand, Roy Williams used an overhead projector to explain the intricacies of Kansas University basketball to several hundred high school, junior college and small-college coaches on Saturday morning at Allen Fieldhouse.
Winter weeds need to be controlled
November 3, 2002
The recent rains and cool nights have done wonders for our cool season lawns. Unfortunately, they are exactly what winter annual weeds need as well.
K-State hammers Jayhawks again
November 3, 2002
It wasn’t the worst loss in 112 years of Kansas University football, but it was close. No. 14 Kansas State hammered the Jayhawks, 64-0, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. “I think our football team played well,” Kansas State’s Bill Snyder said. “I think we played well on offense, played well on defense and played well on special teams.” Kansas did not.
s drainage system
November 3, 2002
The thing that makes fall so beautiful is the very thing that can create a nuisance for homeowners. Leaves  the lovely red, orange and yellow foliage that entices us to take a leisurely drive to the country just to marvel in their beauty  can wreak havoc with our home’s guttering system.
Bovines on parade, in pasture inspire photos
November 3, 2002
Moo. The cattle call isn’t what got Lawrence photographer Shakura Jackson’s attention. It was the motley herd she encountered last summer during a trip to the Kansas City Zoo with her husband.
The best revenge is playing basketball well
November 3, 2002
For many Jayhawk fans, the best thing about Saturday’s football game against Kansas State University is that it means basketball season is just around the corner.
Mangino turns political after lopsided loss
November 3, 2002
You sure can’t beat a Kansas-Kansas State football game three days before an election to bring the politicians onto the stump, and Memorial Stadium was crawling with hand-shakers on Saturday.
freedom of expression
November 3, 2002
Having been elected National Basketball Coach of the Year and with his teams named 185 times to The Associated Press Top 10, Roy Williams knows a thing or two about the power of the ballot.
KU Theatre for Young People play critiques capitalism
November 3, 2002
The production that Kansas University’s Theatre for Young People will stage this week is European in origin but every bit as relevant in 21st century America as it was in 1973 France.
Baldwin sweeps 4A cross country championships
November 3, 2002
Baldwin High pulled a first, sweeping the boys’ and girls’ Class 4A titles on Saturday at the state cross country meet. It was the fifth straight title for the boys, but the first title for the girls.
filming
November 3, 2002
Global events have Americans worrying about terrorist attacks. But 20 years ago this week, Lawrence voters were worried about nuclear holocaust and  in a singular event in the city’s history  went to the polls and voted against the nuclear arms race.
Jayhawk rowing: Kansas State blanks KU
November 3, 2002
The Kansas State women’s rowing team throttled in-state rival Kansas University on Saturday, winning five of five 2,000-meter races.
second at state
November 3, 2002
The Class 6A boys state cross country result was an all-too-familiar  and sickening  sight for Lawrence High.
Increasing costs strain budget
November 3, 2002
The Lawrence school district is being hit with steep increases in fixed costs even as the state is cutting financial support of public schools.
NBA briefs
November 3, 2002
Mavericks’ LaFrentz injures right ankle Kidd fined $5,000 for elbowing Tinsley
The Motley Fool
November 3, 2002
Name That Company The price of college Gee, GE
Business briefs
November 3, 2002
Briefcase
November 3, 2002
Sloppy spelling proves troubling on rm Hiring: Bosses rank teamwork most important quality Motley Fool: Name that company
Sniper exhibit draws eerie parallels to terror
November 3, 2002
In this shooting gallery within an art gallery, a pellet gun and a bull’s-eye over a human target evoke images of the recent sniper shootings.
Baby room can sustain for lifetime
Furniture biggest investment
November 3, 2002
Decorating a newborn’s room can be fun, exciting and expensive. And then just as the pastel paint dries, your baby becomes a toddler who favors cartoon characters and bright colors.
World-class ukulele collection assembled in Rhode Island home
November 3, 2002
It’s a long way from this blue-collar town to the warm sands of Waikiki. Yet in a modest home on a quiet street, Sue Abbotson and her husband, Dave Wasser, have assembled a shrine to that most Hawaiian of instruments: the ukulele.
Makeup guru believes age brings wisdom
November 3, 2002
Makeup guru Bobbi Brown wears hardly any makeup. And despite the fact that her company makes and sells cosmetics she has the same advice for most women: Use as little makeup as possible to enhance a beauty that’s already there.
KU Theatre for Young People play critiques capitalism
November 3, 2002
The production that Kansas University’s Theatre for Young People will stage this week is European in origin but every bit as relevant in 21st century America as it was in 1973 France.
Baldwin cast stages Broadway revue
November 3, 2002
For the third year in a row, Baldwin City Theatre regulars will break from their child-oriented summer programming to stage a flashier show.
Rent’ brings high-energy tour to town
Rock opera chronicles artists’ stuggles with AIDS, rejection, love
November 3, 2002
“Rent” is coming to town. And by all accounts, it will feel more like a rock concert than your typical song-and-dance musical when the Tony award-winning production hits the Lied Center stage Monday and Tuesday.
Victims the focus of story about chemical disaster
November 3, 2002
Dominique Lapierre, author of “City of Joy,” revisits India to tell the story of the chemical gas leak 18 years ago at Bhopal that still affects its residents.
Writing comic mystery tricky
November 3, 2002
Before readers get to Page 1 of “Tricky Business,” Dave Barry has some words of warning about his second novel: “This book contains some bad words.”
Celebrity parents tackle children’s books
Publishers embrace star-studded publicity
November 3, 2002
Jerry Seinfeld, John Lithgow, Jamie Lee Curtis, Julie Andrews, Marlee Matlin and Spike Lee are bringing boldface names to a world long dominated by unknowns: the children’s book industry.
Duck season zones, splits made to satisfy all groups of hunters
Breaks confusing, but necessary
November 3, 2002
Kansas duck seasons are split into several different segments and divided into three different zones the High Plains, Early and Late zones.
Especially now, deer danger to drivers
Rut’ keeps animals on move, oblivious to roads
November 3, 2002
A commuter on her way to work sees a white-tailed deer doe bound across the highway several hundred yards in front of her. Captivated by the animal’s beauty, she watches it disappear into the forest.
Oklahoma tribe denied claim to land
November 3, 2002
The Interior Department has ruled that an Oklahoma tribe has no claim to farmland in northeast Kansas where it planned to build a casino.
Dean predicts nursing shortage larger than before
November 3, 2002
Kansas health-care providers have had trouble recruiting nurses in the past. But Karen Miller, dean of nursing and allied health at Kansas University, said the current nursing shortage was different.
Infamous Neb. sheriff running for job in new county
November 3, 2002
The former sheriff widely criticized for mishandling the infamous Teena Brandon rape and murder case faces two challengers in his race to become sheriff in Johnson County.
NBA Roundup: Pierce explodes for 46
November 3, 2002
When it came time to turn up the offense in the fourth quarter, Paul Pierce did and Allan Houston didn’t.
LHS boys ‘frustrating’ second at state
November 3, 2002
The Class 6A boys state cross country result was an all-too-familiar and sickening sight for Lawrence High.
A blowout for the ages - Kansas State 64, Kansas 0
K-State hammers Jayhawks again
November 3, 2002
It wasn’t the worst loss in 112 years of Kansas University football, but it was close. No. 14 Kansas State hammered the Jayhawks, 64-0, on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. “I think our football team played well,” Kansas State’s Bill Snyder said. “I think we played well on offense, played well on defense and played well on special teams.” Kansas did not.
November 3, 2002
Bill Snyder and Mark Mangino met near midfield late Saturday afternoon after the most lopsided game in the history of the Kansas University-Kansas State football series.
Heaggans sets KU return record
November 3, 2002
Greg Heaggans, often a bright spot in Kansas University’s 2-8 football season, set a record he probably would rather not have Saturday during the Jayhawks’ 64-0 loss to No. 14 Kansas State at Memorial Stadium.
Briefly
November 3, 2002
Mississippi: Tobacco trial lawyers subject of FBI probe San Diego: Battle group departs for Persian Gulf Los Angeles: Actor-director dies Arizona: Family, friends mourn slain nursing professors
Briefly
November 3, 2002
Maryland: Friends remember worker killed in Jordan Miami: Sharpton seeks release of Haitian migrants North Carolina: Funeral homes offer rides to polls Nov. 5 Los Angeles: FBI files on rappers sought in alleged plot
Rule could help flyers on pet-handling blunders
November 3, 2002
More than three years later, Gordon Anzalone still gets choked up when he talks about Enzo’s last flight.
Veteran prompts youths to vote
November 3, 2002
The young faces stared intently at the wrinkled visage at the front of the room. Bernard Nider, a hearing aid in his right ear, held them in his grasp. They were just children, almost the age he was when he stormed the beach at Normandy and instantly became a man.
Out-of-control technology demands action
November 3, 2002
TODAY’S TOPIC IS: Technology A Bad Thing? Or What? The other day I walked into an airport men’s room, which was empty except for one man, who appeared to be having a loud, animated conversation with a urinal.
Voter apathy will likely leave government divided
November 3, 2002
Three out of five Americans eligible to vote won’t cast ballots in the congressional elections on Tuesday. By choosing to stay away from the polls, these nonvoters will contribute more to divided, 50-50, deadlocked government than citizens who participate in the democratic system.
Clinton, Bush hit road to boost candidates
November 3, 2002
Declaring that “it’s close to votin’ time,” President Bush raced through the Deep South on Saturday, pumping up the Republican rank-and-file, promoting the party’s candidates and making one last effort to secure the re-election of his brother, Florida Gov. Jeb Bush.
Study seeks to simplify tax system
November 3, 2002
The Treasury Department is studying ways to revamp the tax system, perhaps by taxing spending instead of earnings. Republicans say the exercise is aimed at enhancing fairness and simplicity; Democrats say it’s driven largely by politics.
Write-ins allow for voters’ freedom of expression
November 3, 2002
Having been elected National Basketball Coach of the Year and with his teams named 185 times to The Associated Press Top 10, Roy Williams knows a thing or two about the power of the ballot.
Lawrence vote had global implications
Referendum followed ‘Day After’ filming
November 3, 2002
Global events have Americans worrying about terrorist attacks. But 20 years ago this week, Lawrence voters were worried about nuclear holocaust and in a singular event in the city’s history went to the polls and voted against the nuclear arms race.
Variety of questions to be settled at area ballot boxes
November 3, 2002
A mayor could be thrown out of office. A rural town might get its first liquor store. And a school district could get another $32.5 million for construction.
s fifth place fantastic
November 3, 2002
It may take a few years, but someday Alysha Valencia will understand the impressiveness of her race at Saturday’s Class 6A state cross country meet at Rim Rock Farm.
Collectibles related to work, industry gaining attention
November 3, 2002
Paintings, sculptures, coins, books and furniture were all collected in ancient times. It was not until the late 19th century that oddities and mementos of everyday life were seriously collected.
Gimme a D! ‘Debbie’ does Off-Broadway
November 3, 2002
In the past few years, New York theater has found inspiration in the unlikeliest of sources: the comic films of Mel Brooks and John Waters, the animated films of Walt Disney, the music of ABBA and Billy Joel.
Burnett takes heartfelt journey with ‘Hollywood Arms’ play
November 3, 2002
It takes place in Room 102 in a shabby three-story building on the corner of Yucca and Wilcox, a block north of Hollywood Boulevard, where once, according to its most famous resident, “there were about a hundred thousand movie houses.”
Prairie Wind to perform at Arts Center
November 3, 2002
The Prairie Wind Dancers will present “InsideOutsideUpsideDown: Dances for Kids of All Ages” on Nov. 10 at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Sense for seniors: Long-distance caretaking services available
November 3, 2002
I live in the southeastern part of Kansas. My 80-plus-year-old parents live in Atlanta. They’re both in relatively good health, but I think taking care of themselves and their home is becoming harder.
Life goes on amid fear in Washington, D.C.
November 3, 2002
All trips, however disheveled, acquire themes. The purpose of this one was a family rendezvous at a distinguished hospital in Washington, D.C. to have a 7-year-old grandson’s rare ailment diagnosed. It played out against the background of sniper terror.
Baker Roundup: Football falls, basketball sweeps
November 3, 2002
Ralph Volcin rushed for 166 yards and three touchdowns, helping Missouri Valley beat Baker, 35-32, on Saturday in Heart of America Conference football.
Variety of questions to be settled at area ballot boxes
November 3, 2002
A mayor could be thrown out of office. A rural town might get its first liquor store. And a school district could get another $32.5 million for construction.
Briefly
November 3, 2002
Moscow: Russia orders Denmark to release Chechen rebel Baltimore: Hearing’s access denied in juvenile sniper suspect case Florida: President signs measure expanding probe of FBI
Arts notes
November 3, 2002
Conference to honor famed organist Veteran’s Day celebration to include brass concert Teddy bear sculptures to deck KC streets Lyric Opera to stage ‘Salome’ tragedy Nobel peace laureate to visit Kansas City
A rough business
November 3, 2002
The rough atmosphere of modern political campaigns discourages many would-be candidates from entering the fray.
Americans still in love affair with classic cars
November 3, 2002
Life was slow and the cars were fast. The ‘50s and ‘60s why couldn’t they last?
Increasing costs strain budget
November 3, 2002
The Lawrence school district is being hit with steep increases in fixed costs even as the state is cutting financial support of public schools.
On the record
November 3, 2002
Dean predicts nursing shortage larger than before
November 3, 2002
Kansas health-care providers have had trouble recruiting nurses in the past. But Karen Miller, dean of nursing and allied health at Kansas University, said the current nursing shortage was different.
Sooners smack Buffaloes, 27-11
No. 7 Texas survives scare from Nebraska, 27-24; ISU stops MU, 42-35
November 3, 2002
Another strong showing by Oklahoma’s defense has the No. 2 Sooners another step closer to their goal of a Big 12 title.
Baldwin sweeps 4A cross country championships
November 3, 2002
Baldwin High pulled a first, sweeping the boys’ and girls’ Class 4A titles on Saturday at the state cross country meet. It was the fifth straight title for the boys, but the first title for the girls.
Valencia’s race momentous
Firebird freshman’s fifth place fantastic
November 3, 2002
It may take a few years, but someday Alysha Valencia will understand the impressiveness of her race at Saturday’s Class 6A state cross country meet at Rim Rock Farm.
Holmes, Bledsoe make GMs look bad
Chiefs running back, Bills quarterback apparently fooled NFL brass
November 3, 2002
Halfway through a season filled with surprises, disappointments and, most of all, high-powered offenses except for the home teams at Giants Stadium we bring you the best and worst of 2002:
Top 25 Roundup: Panthers pop No. 3 Hokies
Pittsburgh prevails, 28-21; Gators stun No. 5 Georgia
November 3, 2002
Pittsburgh did it again to Virginia Tech, taking the team they want to emulate out of championship contention.
Voters guide
November 3, 2002
Kansas voters go to the polls Tuesday to select winners in area, statewide and national races. Here’s a look at the candidates.
Where is the next generation of leaders?
November 3, 2002
No one can deny that it’s much easier to watch “My Three Sons” on retro-cable than to figure out what to do a week from now.
Child mauled by dog near Schwegler School
November 3, 2002
(Updated Sunday at 7:10 p.m.) A Lawrence child was taken by air ambulance to a Kansas City hospital after being mauled Sunday evening by dog, possibly a Rottweiler, in the neighborhood near Schwegler School.
A rough business
November 3, 2002
The rough atmosphere of modern political campaigns discourages many would-be candidates from entering the fray.
As dueling nears end, real challenge begins
November 3, 2002
The 2002 Kansas race for governor between Democrat Kathleen Sebelius and Republican Tim Shallenburger has played out like a computer game.
stuggles with AIDS, rejection, love
November 3, 2002
“Rent” is coming to town. And by all accounts, it will feel more like a rock concert than your typical song-and-dance musical when the Tony award-winning production hits the Lied Center stage Monday and Tuesday.
Horoscopes
November 3, 2002
Topeka brewery wins gold medal
November 3, 2002
It isn’t hard to find a good beer around here. That is what Topekan John Dean will tell you. Earlier this month, the brewmaster at Blind Tiger Brewery & Restaurant took home two medals for his work at the nation’s largest beer festival.
People
November 3, 2002
Roberts filming new flick Mandela honors Princess Di Robbins gives to charity ‘Urban Cowboy’ revived
Bookstore
November 3, 2002
KU Football Notebook
November 3, 2002
Candidates flout campaign regulations
November 3, 2002
Minnesota Democrats solemnly said it would be so very wrong vulgar, don’t you know, and insensitive to so much as think a political thought until after the memorial service for the late Sen. Paul Wellstone.
Snyder: ‘Hang in there’
November 3, 2002
Bill Snyder and Mark Mangino met near midfield late Saturday afternoon after the most lopsided game in the history of the Kansas University-Kansas State football series.
Jayhawk Rowing: Kansas State blanks KU
November 3, 2002
The Kansas State women’s rowing team throttled in-state rival Kansas University on Saturday, winning five of five 2,000-meter races.
Heaggans sets KU return record
November 3, 2002
Greg Heaggans, often a bright spot in Kansas University’s 2-8 football season, set a record he probably would rather not have Saturday during the Jayhawks’ 64-0 loss to No. 14 Kansas State at Memorial Stadium.
Williams holds court with coaches
November 3, 2002
Magic marker in hand, Roy Williams used an overhead projector to explain the intricacies of Kansas University basketball to several hundred high school, junior college and small-college coaches on Saturday morning at Allen Fieldhouse.
Mangino turns political after lopsided loss
November 3, 2002
You sure can’t beat a Kansas-Kansas State football game three days before an election to bring the politicians onto the stump, and Memorial Stadium was crawling with hand-shakers on Saturday.