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World Online video: Topeka woman injured in downtown Lawrence accident
November 6, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 6:02 p.m.) A Topeka woman, who was struck Wednesday morning by a pickup truck in downtown Lawrence, was listed in serious condition Wednesday afternoon at KU Med in Kansas City, Kan.
November 6, 2002
Noelle Fox came to South Junior High School to speak on behalf of a “silent majority” in Lawrence who support closing elementary schools.
Marshall wins
November 6, 2002
Kansas University senior Chris Marshall shot three sub-par rounds to win The Prestige, which ended Tuesday on the 6,841-yard, par-72 La Quinta Resort-Mountain Course.
Nellie J. Spears
November 6, 2002
Hartshorne, Okla. Â Services for Nellie J. Spears, 93, Hartshorne, were Nov. 2 at Mills Funeral Home Chapel in Hartshorne. Burial was in Elmwood Cemetery, Hartshorne. Mrs. Spears died Thursday, Oct. 31, 2002, at McAlester Regional Health Center.
Irene A. Salisbury
November 6, 2002
Services for Irene A. Salisbury, 97, Lawrence, will be at 10:30 a.m. Thursday at Piper-Verschelden Funeral Home in St. Marys. Burial will be in Mount Olive Cemetery, northeast of Emmett. Mrs. Salisbury died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Center.
Wellsville earns fourth straight victory
November 6, 2002
Wellsville High football coach Bill Oshel had heard all about the huge offensive line of Arma Northeast.
Panthers pound Braves on ground - Paola 21, Ottawa 0
November 6, 2002
Ottawa High football coach Pat Boeh already had watched his Cyclones pay the price against Paola’s powerful ground game earlier in the year. He didn’t need an encore.
s late rally overcomes Baldwin, 21-14
November 6, 2002
Joe Born must have been born under a good sign. For that matter, the entire Eudora High football team might count itself lucky after a 21-14 first-round Class 4A playoff win against Baldwin on Tuesday.
Praeger claims insurance office
November 6, 2002
Lawrence’s hometown candidate won. Republican Sandy Praeger, a state senator from Lawrence, defeated Democrat Jim Garner Tuesday in the election for state insurance commissioner.
Attorney general candidates locked in dead heat early today
November 6, 2002
Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday became the first Kansas Democrat to win an open seat for governor in more than 65 years. The current insurance commissioner defeated Republican Tim Shallenburger 53 percent to 45 percent with 87 percent of the precincts counted.
World Online video: Topeka woman injured in downtown Lawrence accident
November 6, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 6:02 p.m.) A Topeka woman, who was struck Wednesday morning by a pickup truck in downtown Lawrence, was listed in serious condition Wednesday afternoon at KU Med in Kansas City, Kan.
Lykins makes strong showing in Douglas County
November 6, 2002
Republican Jim Ryun was easily re-elected to the 2nd District Congressional seat Tuesday night, but in Douglas County his Democratic challenger Dan Lykins gave a good account of himself.
DeSoto OKs school bonds
November 6, 2002
The DeSoto school district Tuesday passed a $76.7 million bond issue for school construction, technology upgrades and athletic field improvements.
s Bar-B-Q founder dies
November 6, 2002
Quick’s Bar-B-Q & Catering Co. celebrates its seventh year in Lawrence today, as well as the life of its founder, who died Tuesday at his home in Linwood.
School-age children join parents in voting
November 6, 2002
It was Kathleen Sebelius for governor in a landslide Tuesday, with U.S. House members Jim Ryun and Dennis Moore winning re-election in the mock election held by Kids Voting of Douglas County.
Jayni to fix meal based on Heartland
November 6, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Recipes from the Heartland.” Host Jayni Carey will prepare a complete meal, including the apple pie recipe below, which was provided by Mrs. Harold Johnson of Dwight. The Bayleaf’s Cool Tool segment also will be shown.
Revenue recount?
November 6, 2002
The next governor of Kansas may be demanding a recount after viewing the state’s latest revenue estimates.
Ruby Jean Thomas
November 6, 2002
Graveside services for Ruby Jean Thomas, 56, Lawrence, will be at noon Friday at Floral Hills Cemetery in Kansas City, Mo. Ms. Thomas died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Nellie J. Spears
November 6, 2002
KU has early edge over Tigers
November 6, 2002
Mid-week musings while wondering if Terry Allen received any write-in votes in Tuesday’s election Â
Victim, shot in head and chest, was possible witness
November 6, 2002
A Lawrence man facing a federal drug charge was arrested Tuesday after allegedly shooting a woman who was to testify against him, Lawrence Police said.
Two to vie for Senate vacancy
November 6, 2002
Two Douglas County Republicans are ready to campaign for the right to finish the two years remaining in Sandy Praeger’s state Senate term. Praeger was elected state insurance commissioner Tuesday.
academic standards
November 6, 2002
New academic standards approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. are designed to make it easier for student athletes to enter college but more difficult to keep playing sports.
Lawrence chef takes treats to national retail market
November 6, 2002
Let’s start with the scones themselves. They’re insanely delicious affairs, toasty and crumbly on the outside, moist and delectable on the inside.
Schlagle product scout standout, return specialist
November 6, 2002
Greg Heaggans returned five kickoffs for 119 yards Saturday during Kansas University’s 64-0 loss to Kansas State. In the process, he set a KU single-season record with 610 return yards.
Duncan no longer with KU
November 6, 2002
Reggie Duncan’s tumultuous football career at Kansas University has come to an end. “Reggie Duncan is no longer with the ballclub,” KU coach Mark Mangino said Tuesday during his weekly news conference.
during KU debut
November 6, 2002
He had played in two Late Night With Roy Williams basketball scrimmages and had practiced countless times on James Naismith Court.
s seat in House race
November 6, 2002
Democratic challenger Tom Holland used support from state education groups to upset incumbent Ralph Tanner in the fight for the 10th District Kansas House seat Tuesday.
City approves tax abatement for Prosoco
November 6, 2002
Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday used their new tax abatement policy for the first time, approving a 10-year, 55 percent tax abatement for Lawrence-based Prosoco to expand its East Hills Business Park warehouse.
Local briefs
November 6, 2002
Historic house’s updates continue at Hobbs Park Wellsville: Suspect eludes arrest when officer wrecks car Veterans Day: KU to honor holiday with speech, vigil 6News Productions: Haskell museum, flutist highlight ‘River City’ Higher education: KU gets $3.6 million communication grant
County commission seats filled
Voters in Richmond turn out mayor; Wellsville liquor store wins approval
November 6, 2002
Area voters elected commissioners in Franklin, Jefferson and Leavenworth counties. They also threw out a mayor in Richmond and approved the opening of a liquor store in Wellsville.
Write-in campaigns unlikely to save BOE incumbents
November 6, 2002
Two incumbent State Board of Education members appeared to be falling short Tuesday night in their write-in campaigns to stay in office another four years.
Knicks hope to pound injury-riddled Kings
Sacramento visits Big Apple tonight
November 6, 2002
The pride and passion Allan Houston says the Knicks must rekindle shouldn’t be a problem tonight. Then again, it shouldn’t be an issue at all when you are 0-4.
NBA Roundup: Cavaliers humble Lakers
Los Angeles scores franchise-low 70 points
November 6, 2002
Darius Miles couldn’t help himself. Caught up in the euphoria of a home-opening win over the Lakers, one of the newest Cavaliers spoke his mind.
EHS ekes out win
Eudora’s late rally overcomes Baldwin, 21-14
November 6, 2002
Joe Born must have been born under a good sign. For that matter, the entire Eudora High football team might count itself lucky after a 21-14 first-round Class 4A playoff win against Baldwin on Tuesday.
Hellion took a long road to Hogwarts
November 6, 2002
Richard Harris, who died Oct. 25, had a dizzying career that began on a note of high promise in the ‘60s, went into tailspin in the ‘70s and was renewed in the last decade.
France arrests 8 in synagogue attack
November 6, 2002
French anti-terrorism judges ordered the arrest Tuesday of eight suspects in a deadly Tunisia synagogue bombing that authorities have linked to the al-Qaida terrorist network. Among those detained were the parents and brother of the suspected bomber.
Association says tax break ‘had zero impact’ on decision
Lawrence golf organization: Abatement expiration didn’t factor into reason for soliciting host city bids
November 6, 2002
Tax breaks granted to the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America are set to expire this year, but the organization’s chief executive said Tuesday that played no role in its decision to look for a new home.
Kids agree, elect Sebelius
School-age children join parents in voting
November 6, 2002
It was Kathleen Sebelius for governor in a landslide Tuesday, with U.S. House members Jim Ryun and Dennis Moore winning re-election in the mock election held by Kids Voting of Douglas County.
Carr trial’s penalty phase begins
Defense team points to dysfunctional childhood in effort to spare brothers’ lives
November 6, 2002
The mother of two brothers convicted of killing five people pleaded with jurors Tuesday to spare the men’s lives, saying her children are pretty good and what happened two years ago was a horrible mistake.
Earl E. ‘Big E’ Quick
November 6, 2002
Roberta K. Overall
November 6, 2002
Tolbert Services
November 6, 2002
Area briefs
November 6, 2002
Kansas City, Kan.: Teen sentenced in house shooting Independence, Mo.: Former Costa Rican president to speak Kansas City, Mo.: Veterans Day ceremony scheduled
KU committee seeks new admissions director
November 6, 2002
Kansas University has named a new committee to conduct a nationwide search and select a new director of admissions and scholarships by next spring.
Cheesecake creations can make party a hit
November 6, 2002
Mention cheesecake, and most people think of the rich, creamy dessert served with coffee at the end of a meal. However, cheesecake also can be made with herbs, vegetables and salsas and served as an appetizer.
Vegetarian Cooking: Add edamame to various dishes
November 6, 2002
There’s a whole new way to enjoy soy. Actually, it’s new only to Western diets. Asian cultures for ages have enjoyed edamame soybeans eaten direct from the pod rather than turned into tofu or other soy-based products.
Cooking Q&A: How to prepare foods safely in slow cooker
November 6, 2002
Hip-hop pioneer laid to rest
Thousands of fans pay tribute to legendary DJ Jam Master Jay
November 6, 2002
Pallbearers wearing white unlaced Adidas carried the body of slain Run-DMC star Jam Master Jay from a funeral service Tuesday at which he was remembered as “the embodiment of hip-hop.”
Dorothy L. Fetty
November 6, 2002
Services for Dorothy L. Fetty, 91, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Fetty died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Quick
November 6, 2002
Memorial services for Earl E. “Big E” Quick, 68, Linwood, will be at 3 p.m. Thursday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Quick died Tuesday, Nov. 5, 2002, at his home. He was cremated.
Moore fends off challenger in 3rd District
November 6, 2002
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., dodged another bullet. Moore, a two-term incumbent, won re-election to the 3rd District seat Tuesday, narrowly defeating GOP challenger Adam Taff.
Briefly
November 6, 2002
Miami: Coast Guard increases patrols for migrants Philadelphia: Airport workers indicted, suspected of lying Chicago:Study: Some crosswalks unsafe for elderly Philadelphia: Officers suspended in videotaped beating
A: How to prepare foods safely in slow cooker
November 6, 2002
Q: Is a crock pot safe to use? A: Just to clarify, a crock pot is the brand name of a particular manufacturer of slow cookers. So, to answer your question, any brand of slower cooker can be safe if used correctly. The slow cooker cooks foods slowly at a low temperature  generally between 170 and 280 degrees. It’s great to use with less expensive, leaner cuts of meat because the low heat helps tenderize the meat and causes it to shrink less.
Garden: Institutional dining tests social skills
November 6, 2002
For quite some time I’ve been intrigued by the cultural phenomenon of institutional food service and what it says about us socially. What I’m talking about here are meals for the masses that are usually served in a food line.
Horoscopes
November 6, 2002
Nationwide results
November 6, 2002
Republicans sought to strengthen their House majority and took away the Democrats’ hold on the Senate early today, flirting with historic gains in elections midway through President Bush’s term.
Eagles extend postseason surge - Wellsville 21, Arma Northeast 0
Wellsville earns fourth straight victory
November 6, 2002
Wellsville High football coach Bill Oshel had heard all about the huge offensive line of Arma Northeast.
Bush should set loyalty aside on SECINS
November 6, 2002
The Bush family consistently demonstrates a character trait that is rare in Washington: loyalty. President Bush, like his father, is loyal to those who have been loyal to him.
Lawrence Packerware facility adding jobs
November 6, 2002
New ownership is bringing new business and jobs to Lawrence’s Packerware Corp. The Lawrence manufacturer of plastic cups and other houseware items is adding 22 employees to its work force to accommodate an expected increase in business in 2003.
Kline-Biggs race too close to call
November 6, 2002
Republican Phill Kline and Democrat Chris Biggs remained deadlocked early today in their battle to become Kansas attorney general.
Briefly
November 6, 2002
Media: Company set to launch new weekly newspaper Government: Embattled SEC chief turns in resignation Wall Street: Stocks rise as investors hope for GOP sweep Aviation: United reaches deal to restructure debt
Briefly
November 6, 2002
China: Japanese activist for refugees detained Germany: Sept. 11 defendant called Nazi admirer Vatican City: Guidelines to address admission of gay priests France: New arrivals banned at refugee center
City approves tax abatement for Prosoco
November 6, 2002
Lawrence city commissioners Tuesday used their new tax abatement policy for the first time, approving a 10-year, 55 percent tax abatement for Lawrence-based Prosoco to expand its East Hills Business Park warehouse.
SEC football full of thieves, cheaters
Since 1953, league schools have been found guilty 42 times of major NCAA violations
November 6, 2002
SEC football is a joke, only nobody’s laughing. It’s a den of thieves and cheaters, with its many upstanding coaches and players Georgia coach Mark Richt and Alabama defensive coordinator Carl Torbush among them forced to compete with the dregs of college football.
CMA performers kick up heels
November 6, 2002
Vince Gill is host of the 36th Annual CMA Awards (7 p.m., CBS) for the 11th consecutive year.
Chad Lowe finds comfort off-Broadway
November 6, 2002
Chad Lowe grew up surfing and acting along side his brother, Rob, who co-stars on TV’s “West Wing.”
Kline-Biggs race too close to call
November 6, 2002
Republican Phill Kline and Democrat Chris Biggs remained deadlocked early today in their battle to become Kansas attorney general.
Duke’s Beard unanimous among elite
November 6, 2002
Her team is No. 1, and so is Alana Beard. The Duke junior was the only player on all 44 ballots Tuesday for The Associated Press preseason All-America team in women’s basketball.
Holmes’ knee has ‘nothing wrong’
Chiefs running back should return to practice field today
November 6, 2002
For the Kansas City Chiefs, it was a very good bye. While getting everyone healthy and refreshed during their week off, the Chiefs had the added pleasure of moving up in the AFC West standings when Oakland and San Diego lost.
Shooting believed linked to federal drug trial
Victim, shot in head and chest, was possible witness
November 6, 2002
A Lawrence man facing a federal drug charge was arrested Tuesday after allegedly shooting a woman who was to testify against him, Lawrence Police said.
Holland wins Tanner’s seat in House race
November 6, 2002
Democratic challenger Tom Holland used support from state education groups to upset incumbent Ralph Tanner in the fight for the 10th District Kansas House seat Tuesday.
Voter turnout swells in county
November 6, 2002
Amy Potter wasn’t going to let anyone  not even her father  tell her how to vote in her second election. “I got an e-mail from my dad and he said, ‘Vote Republican,’” said Potter, a Kansas University junior from Lenexa. “I need to make my own decision.”
Lawrence Packerware facility adding jobs
November 6, 2002
New ownership is bringing new business and jobs to Lawrence’s Packerware Corp. The Lawrence manufacturer of plastic cups and other houseware items is adding 22 employees to its work force to accommodate an expected increase in business in 2003.
Dorothy L. Fetty
November 6, 2002
People
November 6, 2002
‘Untouchables’ star has cancer Forget William, Harry’s hot Arias evoke days gone by Kimmel to have company
Sebelius wins
Attorney general candidates locked in dead heat early today
November 6, 2002
Kathleen Sebelius on Tuesday became the first Kansas Democrat to win an open seat for governor in more than 65 years. The current insurance commissioner defeated Republican Tim Shallenburger 53 percent to 45 percent with 87 percent of the precincts counted.
Roberta K. Overall
November 6, 2002
Services for Roberta K. Overall, 57, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Ms. Overall died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Bush holds onto Florida; Kennedy loses Maryland
November 6, 2002
Republicans won two marquee governors’ races Tuesday as Florida Gov. Jeb Bush turned back a massive Democratic effort to unseat him and the GOP ended Kathleen Kennedy Townsend’s bid for Maryland governor.
GOP regains Senate control, picks up seats in House
November 6, 2002
Republicans narrowly seized control of the Senate on Wednesday, ousting Democrats in Georgia and Missouri and giving President Bush’s legislative agenda a major boost in the next Congress.
Finchem: It’s been a long year
PGA commissioner dealing with recession, sponsorship turnover, scheduling
November 6, 2002
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem sat in a quiet, dimly lit room at East Lake Golf Club and went over his schedule, typed single-space on an index card. The only thing missing from the itinerary was a minute to catch his breath.
Revenue recount?
November 6, 2002
The next governor of Kansas may be demanding a recount after viewing the state’s latest revenue estimates.
City briefs
November 6, 2002
KU architecture students’ work on display at KU Community leaders plan to present workshop at KU Graves to dedicate new I-70 McDonald’s McLouth High School to honor Veteran’s Day
NCAA reforms to raise athletes’ academic standards
November 6, 2002
New academic standards approved by the National Collegiate Athletic Assn. are designed to make it easier for student athletes to enter college but more difficult to keep playing sports.
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
November 6, 2002
6Sports video: Hawks prepare for Huskers without Duncan
November 6, 2002
6Sports reports on the outlook the Jayhawks are taking before meeting up with the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
KU has early edge over Tigers
November 6, 2002
Mid-week musings while wondering if Terry Allen received any write-in votes in Tuesday’s election
Duncan no longer with KU
November 6, 2002
Reggie Duncan’s tumultuous football career at Kansas University has come to an end. “Reggie Duncan is no longer with the ballclub,” KU coach Mark Mangino said Tuesday during his weekly news conference.
Tolbert Services
November 6, 2002
Services for Claud Reuben Tolbert, 55, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Tolbert died Monday, Nov. 4, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Irene A. Salisbury
November 6, 2002
Briefly
November 6, 2002
Washington, D.C.: U.N. proposal revised Washington, D.C.: Bush sends Ramadan wishes Alabama: Storms kill at least two
6News video: Kids vote Sebelius
November 6, 2002
6News reports on the outcome of the Kids vote.
6Sports video: McAnderson hoping KU career includes brother
November 6, 2002
6Sports reports on Lawrence High running back Brandon McAnderson and his brother Devin.
6News video: Turnout at facilities meeting not affected by election day
November 6, 2002
6News reports on Tuesday night’s public facilities meeting held at South Junior High.
6News video: Lawrence woman in critical condition after being shot
November 6, 2002
6News reports on a shooting that occured early Tuesday morning.
6News video: Praeger happy to be close to home
November 6, 2002
6News speaks with Sandy Praeger on her campaign for State Insurance Commissioner.
SWJH students select Sebelius, Kline at polls
November 6, 2002
Southwest Junior High School students put their stamp on the race for governor, voting to elect Kathleen Sebelius to the state’s top political job.
7 KU students nominated for prestigious scholarships
November 6, 2002
Seven Kansas University students and recent graduates have been nominated for two prestigious scholarships, officials announced Tuesday.
On the record
November 6, 2002
Short & sweet
November 6, 2002
Swordfish make rebound Author offers pasta tip
DeSoto OKs school bonds
November 6, 2002
The DeSoto school district Tuesday passed a $76.7 million bond issue for school construction, technology upgrades and athletic field improvements.
Ryun re-elected in 2nd
Lykins makes strong showing in Douglas County
November 6, 2002
Republican Jim Ryun was easily re-elected to the 2nd District Congressional seat Tuesday night, but in Douglas County his Democratic challenger Dan Lykins gave a good account of himself.
Salina voters uphold ban on smoking in restaurants
November 6, 2002
A ban on smoking in one city’s restaurants survived a challenge Tuesday. Salina’s ban on smoking in restaurants between 5 a.m. and 9 p.m. daily came under attack as soon as the Salina City Commission passed the ordinance on a 3-2 vote in May.
Election canvass set for Friday
November 6, 2002
Election results won’t become final until Douglas County commissioners serving as the Board of Canvassers review provisional and otherwise-contested ballots Friday morning.
House majority leader loses try for write-in win
November 6, 2002
For the second time this year, voters rejected House Majority Leader Shari Weber’s bid to remain in the Legislature, replacing her with Bill Kassebaum.
6Sports video: Jayhawk sophomore making impact all over again
November 6, 2002
6Sports reports on KU sophomore Wayne Simien.
Moore fends off challenger in 3rd District
November 6, 2002
U.S. Rep. Dennis Moore, D-Kan., dodged another bullet. Moore, a two-term incumbent, won re-election to the 3rd District seat Tuesday, narrowly defeating GOP challenger Adam Taff.
Thornburgh re-elected; Jenkins to be treasurer
November 6, 2002
Secretary of State Ron Thornburgh easily won a third term Tuesday, defeating Democratic Sen. David Haley of Kansas City. With 91 percent of the precincts reporting, the Republican incumbent led 65 percent to 32 percent. Reform Party candidate Charles St.-George had 3 percent.
Two to vie for Senate vacancy
November 6, 2002
Two Douglas County Republicans are ready to campaign for the right to finish the two years remaining in Sandy Praeger’s state Senate term. Praeger was elected state insurance commissioner Tuesday.
Praeger claims insurance office
November 6, 2002
Lawrence’s hometown candidate won. Republican Sandy Praeger, a state senator from Lawrence, defeated Democrat Jim Garner Tuesday in the election for state insurance commissioner.
Missile strike in Yemen doesn’t change U.S. opposition to tactic in Israel
November 6, 2002
The Bush administration renewed its opposition Tuesday to Israel’s assassination of terror suspects, even after a U.S. missile killed a top al-Qaida operative and five other people in his car in Yemen.
California’s ‘3-strikes’ law challenged
November 6, 2002
A conflicted Supreme Court debated Tuesday whether it’s unconstitutional for states to lock up shoplifters, burglars or other petty criminals for life in the name of public safety.
Postal Service windfall holds off rate hikes
Discovery of $25 billion should prevent increases for up to four years
November 6, 2002
Pen pals, rejoice! Postal rates are likely to remain the same for another four years, thanks to money freed up from a retirement fund that the Postal Service had been overpaying.
Tour scrambles to find site for awards ceremony
November 6, 2002
The PGA Tour thought it finally found a permanent home for its annual awards presentation. It was held the last two years during the Pebble Beach National Pro-Am, a perfect place with so many corporate executives on site.
Marshall wins; KU golf places 6th at Prestige
November 6, 2002
Kansas University senior Chris Marshall shot three sub-par rounds to win The Prestige, which ended Tuesday on the 6,841-yard, par-72 La Quinta Resort-Mountain Course.
Spencer fired by Ganassi
November 6, 2002
Jimmy Spencer’s disappointing run at Chip Ganassi Racing ended Tuesday when the car owner fired him after just one season. Spencer will run the final two races in the No. 41 Dodge, then be released from the three-year contract he signed before this season.
Fittipaldi’s Cup debut accelerated
CART standout to fill in for injured Nadeau ahead of schedule
November 6, 2002
A go-karting accident put Christian Fittipaldi’s stock-car racing career on the fast track. The Brazilian star of the CART series will make his Winston Cup debut this week at Phoenix International Speedway because Jerry Nadeau was hurt in a wreck.
Roush Racing might appeal 25-point penalty
November 6, 2002
Roush Racing is considering an appeal of NASCAR’s 25-point penalty against Mark Martin and team owner Jack Roush.
Redmen end Chieftains’ season, 28-14
November 6, 2002
The namesake of Atchison High’s football stadium didn’t really fit the mood of Tuesday night’s Class 4A first-round state playoff game. At least in the first half.
Panthers pound Braves on ground - Paola 21, Ottawa 0
November 6, 2002
Ottawa High football coach Pat Boeh already had watched his Cyclones pay the price against Paola’s powerful ground game earlier in the year. He didn’t need an encore.
Big Unit’ honored again
Johnson wins fourth straight Cy Young award
November 6, 2002
Randy Johnson won yet another Cy Young Award and then he teed off. No, not on baseball. The Big Unit was getting ready to play Pebble Beach Golf Links when his latest honor was announced Tuesday, and rather than delay his round, Johnson grabbed a cell phone and talked about his honor while deciding among woods and wedges.
Heaggans fills many roles
Schlagle product scout standout, return specialist
November 6, 2002
Greg Heaggans returned five kickoffs for 119 yards Saturday during Kansas University’s 64-0 loss to Kansas State. In the process, he set a KU single-season record with 610 return yards.
Hawkins ‘overwhelmed’ during KU debut
November 6, 2002
He had played in two Late Night With Roy Williams basketball scrimmages and had practiced countless times on James Naismith Court.
War requires clear definition
November 6, 2002
The United States is not at war, and continuing to say that we are makes the statement look politically motivated. We have previously written that war is a legal term, conferring certain rights and duties upon the combatants.
Information age kills curiosity
November 6, 2002
It’s curious what happened to curiosity. I started wondering after I returned from a posting in Africa some years back. Bubbling with stories of beauty and tragedy, I’d wait for my turn in conversations.
Heavy burden
November 6, 2002
Abatement bribes
November 6, 2002
No science
November 6, 2002
Petition seeks referendum in Venezuela
November 6, 2002
Elections officials Tuesday began verifying more than 2 million signatures attached to an opposition petition for a nonbinding referendum on President Hugo Chavez’s presidency.
Israel calls January elections
Netanyahu takes minister post
November 6, 2002
A reluctant Ariel Sharon on Tuesday called early elections for Jan. 28 after the breakup of his fractious coalition, sending Israel into a tempestuous campaign that threatens further instability in the Mideast at a time of a possible confrontation with Iraq.
Tabloid publishes butler’s secrets
November 6, 2002
Princess Diana’s former butler described by supporters as a man who would rather go to jail than disclose royal secrets told police the princess smuggled men into Kensington Palace, greeted a lover clad only in a fur coat and gave money to help prostitutes, a published report said Tuesday.
Daily Ticker
November 6, 2002
Boeing expects China to spend $165 billion
November 6, 2002
Boeing Co. says it expects China to buy 1,912 new aircraft during the next 20 years as the country grows to become the world’s second-largest aviation market after the United States.
SEC expands WorldCom charges
Company raises estimate of inflated earnings to more than $9 billion
November 6, 2002
The government on Tuesday expanded its civil fraud charges against WorldCom and the company raised its estimate of inflated earnings to more than $9 billion in one of the most stunning accounting scandals of the year.
Lawyer criticizes sniper charges
November 6, 2002
John Allen Muhammad’s lawyer derided the government’s extortion charges against the sniper suspect Tuesday, accusing prosecutors of overreaching in order to make a federal case out of the murder spree.
Leawood surgeon has wings clipped on helicopter
Ordinance bans commuter craft
November 6, 2002
Some of Greg Barnhill’s neighbors think the vehicle he uses to commute to work is way too noisy especially on takeoffs and landings.
Drug operation tied to auto businesses
November 6, 2002
The words spoken in telephone conversations were automotive references such as “cars,” “motors” and “turbo,” but to law enforcement officials they meant cocaine, methamphetamine and marijuana.
Stabbings claim lives of couple
Police mull possibility of murder-suicide
November 6, 2002
Police on Tuesday were investigating the death of an Olathe man who stabbed himself and may have also killed his 19-year-old wife, authorities said.
Voter turnout swells in county
November 6, 2002
Amy Potter wasn’t going to let anyone not even her father tell her how to vote in her second election. “I got an e-mail from my dad and he said, ‘Vote Republican,’” said Potter, a Kansas University junior from Lenexa. “I need to make my own decision.”
School closure advocate speaks
Forum draws first of ‘silent majority’
November 6, 2002
Noelle Fox came to South Junior High School to speak on behalf of a “silent majority” in Lawrence who support closing elementary schools.
Quick’s Bar-B-Q founder dies
November 6, 2002
Quick’s Bar-B-Q & Catering Co. celebrates its seventh year in Lawrence today, as well as the life of its founder, who died Tuesday at his home in Linwood.
Ruby Jean Thomas
November 6, 2002
Here’s some guidelines to indulge in
November 6, 2002
Here are some tips on making cheesecake:
Stuffed trout can provide quick meal
November 6, 2002
This cheese-stuffed trout can be prepared in about half an hour, and makes a tasty and nutritious dish.
Spielberg meets with Castro
November 6, 2002
Steven Spielberg discussed U.S.-Cuba cultural exchanges, history, politics, the environment and many other subjects during an eight-hour meeting in Havana with President Fidel Castro that ended early Tuesday.
Jury in Ryder case retires without verdict
November 6, 2002
The jury in Winona Ryder’s shoplifting trial deliberated for five hours Tuesday and retired without reaching a verdict.
Jayni to fix meal based on Heartland
November 6, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Recipes from the Heartland.” Host Jayni Carey will prepare a complete meal, including the apple pie recipe below, which was provided by Mrs. Harold Johnson of Dwight. The Bayleaf’s Cool Tool segment also will be shown.
Kitchen & Garden: Institutional dining tests social skills
November 6, 2002
For quite some time I’ve been intrigued by the cultural phenomenon of institutional food service and what it says about us socially. What I’m talking about here are meals for the masses that are usually served in a food line.
Rolling scones
Lawrence chef takes treats to national retail market
November 6, 2002
Let’s start with the scones themselves. They’re insanely delicious affairs, toasty and crumbly on the outside, moist and delectable on the inside.
Stunts make ‘Femme Fatale’ guilty pleasure
November 6, 2002
With “Femme Fatale,” Brian De Palma has oddly delivered his personal best in years while still making one of the worst movies of 2002.
Collusion charges dropped
November 6, 2002
The NFL Players Assn. has dismissed all claims regarding collusion charges against Kansas City Chiefs and Minnesota.
Rally Monkey movie nixed
November 6, 2002
The World Series champion Anaheim Angels aren’t about to let anyone monkey around with their mascot, especially when it comes to a movie.