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Kline claims victory in close AG race
November 12, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 3:29 p.m.) TOPEKA — Republican Phill Kline today declared himself the winner of the attorney general’s race with all votes counted showing him with a lead of 412,686 to 408,390 for Democrat Chris Biggs.
Jayhawks nearing end of difficult season
November 12, 2002
Mark Mangino has been to bowl games the last nine seasons in a row. If Kansas University’s first-year football coach wants to see a postseason game this winter, he’ll have to buy a ticket.
Jayhawks walk over the Ichabods, 101-66
November 12, 2002
Kansas shifted into cruise control with a little over three minutes to play in the scrimmage against Washburn. Safely up by 33 points, the starters came out and the reserves went in. One player who did not contribute in the last 13 mintues was Jeff Hawkins, who left with the trainer for the lockers complaining of chest pains. He did not return but Coach Roy Williams said he was fine after the game.
Ruth M. Johanning
November 12, 2002
Local Briefs
November 12, 2002
⢠Bulldozer catches fire ⢠Activism: Anti-war vigils will continue, planner says ⢠Kansas University: Student hospitalized after two-story fall ⢠Community Aid: Applications accepted for holiday assistance ⢠Higher Education: KU student president to speak at KSU rally
In the halls
November 12, 2002
In the halls
November 12, 2002
This weekâÂÂs question: Asked at Lawrence High School, 1901 La., and Dillons, 1740 Mass.
Gerald Edward Broz
November 12, 2002
County options
November 12, 2002
Wyandotte County officials are asserting their independence and butting heads with some Kansas laws.
Area Briefs
November 12, 2002
¢ Missing car wrecked ¢ Crowbar threat leads to suspect’s arrest ¢ Construction worker injured in fall
6News video: Study session aimed at preparing for possible bond vote
November 12, 2002
6News reports on Monday night’s school board study session.
NBA Roundup: Pierce paces Celtics
November 12, 2002
Paul Pierce is helping his Celtics teammates do what he does best - score points. Pierce led Boston with 35 points and had nine assists as the Celtics used defense and the three-point shot to beat the Utah Jazz, 112-95, Monday night.
LHS Player of the week: Josh Lawrence
November 12, 2002
6News video: Commissioners discussing plans for Grant school
November 12, 2002
6News reports on some of the options being considered by county commissioners for Grant school.
Ottawa women edge Haskell, 72-71
November 12, 2002
Kateri Schaaf scored a game-high 21 points, but it wasn’t enough as Haskell Indian Nations University lost to Ottawa, 72-71, Monday night.
6News video: Veterans honored in Lawrence
November 12, 2002
6News reports on Monday’s Veterans Day events in Lawrence.
6Sports video: Huskers hammer Jayhawks
November 12, 2002
6Sports recaps the action from last Saturday’s football loss to the Nebraska Cornhuskers.
6Sports video: Jayhawks prepared for Washburn
November 12, 2002
6Sports reports on the Jayhawks’ second exhibition game against the Washburn Ichabods.
Bonds named MVP for fifth time
San Francisco outfielder unanimous choice in National League
November 12, 2002
Even in the offseason, Barry Bonds keeps breaking records. Bonds became baseball’s first five-time Most Valuable Player on Monday, winning the NL award unanimously.
Alouettes tighten security
November 12, 2002
The CFL’s Montreal Alouettes plan to tighten security for their next playoff game, but insist the move does not stem from last weekend, when a fan attacked a player on the field in Winnipeg.
Briefly
November 12, 2002
¢ Israel: Tanks enter refugee camp ¢ Chile: U.S. open to ivory sale ¢ India: Bill Gates gives $100 million to help women fight AIDS ¢ Iran: University students protest professor’s death sentence
Democrats to keep control of lame-duck Senate
November 12, 2002
Dean Barkley said Monday that he would not align with either party when he becomes Minnesota’s interim senator, leaving Democrats in temporary Senate control during a post-election session that President Bush wants used to complete homeland security legislation.
Local Briefs
November 12, 2002
¢ Bulldozer catches fire ¢ Activism: Anti-war vigils will continue, planner says ¢ Kansas University: Student hospitalized after two-story fall ¢ Community Aid: Applications accepted for holiday assistance ¢ Higher Education: KU student president to speak at KSU rally
More sparks about fireworks expected
November 12, 2002
More fireworks are in store on the city’s proposed fireworks ban. A procedural discussion tonight on the ordinance banning fireworks around Independence Day seems sure to inspire a fresh round of debate on the issue from members of the Douglas County Fireworks Assn. and others.
Iraqi parliament condemns U.N. resolution on weapons inspections
November 12, 2002
Iraqi lawmakers denounced a tough new U.N. resolution on weapons inspections Monday as dishonest, provocative and worthy of rejection - despite the risk of war. But parliament said it ultimately would trust whatever President Saddam Hussein decides.
GOP declares victory in attorney general race
Kline plans transition team; Biggs may seek recount
November 12, 2002
Republican Phill Kline wasn’t quite ready Monday to declare himself the next Kansas attorney general, but it appears he will be the next occupant of that office.
Rename this page with your vote
November 12, 2002
It’s finally time to vote on a new name for the 18 & Under page. The Journal-World Teen Advisory Board narrowed down all of your suggestions by ballot to the top five choices (keeping the name 18 & Under as a sixth option).
Meet members of the Journal-World Teen Advisory Board
November 12, 2002
The following students are members of the Journal-World Teen Advisory Board. If you are interested in joining, contact Steve Rottinghaus at 832-7254 or Christy Little at 832-6361, or mail teens@ljworld.com.
Westar reports third-quarter earnings increase
November 12, 2002
Westar Energy Inc., ordered by state regulators to reorganize, on Monday reported a 21 percent increase in its third-quarter earnings, due in part to hot September weather.
One KCK liquor store takes advantage of Sunday exemption
November 12, 2002
Most local liquor stores didn’t take advantage of a Wyandotte County resolution exempting them from the state’s ban on Sunday liquor sales, alcohol control officials said.
Two officers injured in chase
Suspect sought for peeping in apartment window
November 12, 2002
A 42-year-old Leavenworth man was in custody for allegedly peeping into an apartment window early Monday and leading law enforcement officials on a chase that left two officers injured.
Schools build tornado ‘safe rooms’
November 12, 2002
Classrooms in the new wing at Kensler Elementary School are unusually large and quiet, but what really makes them different is hidden from view: built-in protection against tornadoes.
Listen to parents
November 12, 2002
Letter: Vote on fireworks
November 12, 2002
A U.S. tradition?
November 12, 2002
Cargo congestion eases at West Coast ports
November 12, 2002
The turnaround time for container ships at the West Coast’s largest ports has returned to normal after a month of congestion and delays following the shutdown of 29 major Pacific ports, officials said.
Business Briefcase
November 12, 2002
¢ H-P executive quits amid WorldCom reports ¢ Lawsuit: Block to appeal ruling ¢ Telecommunications: Sprint reveals Esrey is battling cancer ¢ Survey: Salaries up for CEOs
Daily ticker
November 12, 2002
FSHS Player of the week: Will Malcolm
November 12, 2002
What if your work risk comes from the people around you?
November 12, 2002
How would you handle it if you felt threatened at your job by a customer, colleague or supervisor? Leslie Rhoton, sophomore, Lawrence High School
Baker meets with Cubs
November 12, 2002
Dusty Baker met with Chicago Cubs president Andy MacPhail and general manager Jim Hendry for 3 1/2 hours Monday to discuss the club’s managerial opening.
Moore services
November 12, 2002
Ottawa women edge Haskell, 72-71
November 12, 2002
Kateri Schaaf scored a game-high 21 points, but it wasnâÂÂt enough as Haskell Indian Nations University lost to Ottawa, 72-71, Monday night.
FSHS Player of the week: Will Malcolm
November 12, 2002
Class: Junior. HT: 5-11. WT: 170.
LHS Player of the week: Josh Lawrence
November 12, 2002
Class: Junior. HT: 6-2. WT: 195.
Commission eyes Grant School for storage space
November 12, 2002
Douglas County officials are looking to give Grant School new life, both as a township meeting hall and storage depot for old documents.
Kline claims victory in close AG race
November 12, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 3:29 p.m.) TOPEKA — Republican Phill Kline today declared himself the winner of the attorney general’s race with all votes counted showing him with a lead of 412,686 to 408,390 for Democrat Chris Biggs.
What if your work risk comes from the people around you?
November 12, 2002
How would you handle it if you felt threatened at your job by a customer, colleague or supervisor? Leslie Rhoton, sophomore, Lawrence High School
How late, how much are you working?
November 12, 2002
Federal law mandates the following regulations, according to the Child Labor Coalition:
On the street
November 12, 2002
Asked at Java Break How has your view of Veterans Day changed since 9-11 and the possible war in Iraq?
Gerald Edward Broz
November 12, 2002
Services for Gerald Edward Broz, 67, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Broz died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at his home.
Area Briefs
November 12, 2002
⢠Missing car wrecked ⢠Crowbar threat leads to suspectâÂÂs arrest ⢠Construction worker injured in fall
Decker services
November 12, 2002
Clinton âÂÂ:quot; Graveside services for Alma Marie Decker, 88, Overbrook, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at Clinton Cemetery. Mrs. Decker died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
People
November 12, 2002
¢ ‘Dawson’s Creek’ star arrested ¢ The incredible shrinking Al ¢ Glover lauded as humanitarian ¢ Bikers ride for cause
Rename this page with your vote
November 12, 2002
ItâÂÂs finally time to vote on a new name for the 18 & Under page. The Journal-World Teen Advisory Board narrowed down all of your suggestions by ballot to the top five choices (keeping the name 18 & Under as a sixth option).
West Lawrence park lands engineering firm
November 12, 2002
An engineering firm moving from Topeka will be the first tenant for west LawrenceâÂÂs massive Wakarusa Corporate Centre.
Sausages just part of draw of Eudora football games
November 12, 2002
Moments after slipping out of the car, I could smell the intermingled odors of the hamburgers and sausages cooking on the open grills inside Laws Field.
Holiday changes under shadow of 9-11, Iraq
November 12, 2002
The stateâÂÂs adjutant general challenged Kansans on Veterans Day to live lives worthy of the sacrifices made by those who died protecting American freedoms.
More sparks about fireworks expected
November 12, 2002
More fireworks are in store on the cityâÂÂs proposed fireworks ban. A procedural discussion tonight on the ordinance banning fireworks around Independence Day seems sure to inspire a fresh round of debate on the issue from members of the Douglas County Fireworks Assn. and others.
Board members ponder re-election
November 12, 2002
The next Lawrence school board election will be the publicâÂÂs first chance at the ballot box to give thumbs up or down to the current boardâÂÂs endorsement of closing some neighborhood schools while floating a $60 million bond issue.
Free State’s season ended ‘too soon’ for Lisher
November 12, 2002
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher just wanted one thing Monday afternoon. Another week of football. Or two, or three weeks. Anything to keep playing. “I wish we were still practicing,” Lisher said. “It’s always over too soon.”
Upon further review, Lions not too shabby after all
November 12, 2002
All he needed was a little time - and some tape. Three days after Lawrence High trounced Blue Valley North, 40-21, in a first-round Class 6A football playoff game, LHS coach Dirk Wedd altered his view of how the Lions played.
UA No. 1; KU leads Big 12 trio at Nos. 2-4
Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas near top of preseason poll
November 12, 2002
With five returning starters, Arizona was No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason poll Monday for the third time in six years.
Bishops ready to move on
Victim advocates fear reforms skipped over
November 12, 2002
The head of the nation’s Roman Catholic bishops pleaded for unity within the church Monday as he and his fellow prelates prepared to adopt a sex abuse policy that they promised will get offending clergy out of public ministry.
Administration sets new rules on snowmobiles in parks
November 12, 2002
Ladies and gentlemen, start your engines. The Bush administration plans to allow more snowmobiles in Yellowstone and Grand Teton national parks on average, while cutting numbers on the busiest days.
Put children’s needs before parents’ squabbles
November 12, 2002
Study: Cooking methods alter food risk
November 12, 2002
A recipe for diabetics: Cook food at low temperatures for short periods of time to lower your risk of heart disease.
Decker services
November 12, 2002
Briefs
November 12, 2002
¢ County seeks flexibility in Baldwin office lease ¢ Eudora school work prompts new speed limit
On the record
November 12, 2002
Board members ponder re-election
November 12, 2002
The next Lawrence school board election will be the public’s first chance at the ballot box to give thumbs up or down to the current board’s endorsement of closing some neighborhood schools while floating a $60 million bond issue.
Storms carve deadly path
At least 35 killed as outbreak of tornadoes causes destruction in five states
November 12, 2002
Searchers and dazed survivors went from one shattered home to another Monday, picking through splintered lumber and torn sheet metal for any sign of the missing, after twisters and thunderstorms killed at least 35 people in five states.
How late, how much are you working?
November 12, 2002
Federal law mandates the following regulations, according to the Child Labor Coalition:
West Lawrence park lands engineering firm
November 12, 2002
An engineering firm moving from Topeka will be the first tenant for west Lawrence’s massive Wakarusa Corporate Centre.
Old home town - 25 years ago today
November 12, 2002
HBO negotiates for Emmy Awards
November 12, 2002
HBO, which has wrested an increasing share of Emmy Awards away from broadcast networks, is negotiating for the ceremony itself, industry sources said Monday.
Hemingway preservation effort brings collaboration between Cuba, U.S. group
November 12, 2002
Ernest Hemingway’s rejected epilogue of “For Whom the Bell Tolls,” a 1941 letter from Ingrid Bergman and more than 20 letters from the 19-year-old Italian contessa he was in love with are among thousands of the author’s documents Cuba is making available to outside scholars.
Sausages just part of draw of Eudora football games
November 12, 2002
Moments after slipping out of the car, I could smell the intermingled odors of the hamburgers and sausages cooking on the open grills inside Laws Field.
Moore services
November 12, 2002
Graveside services for Albert A. Moore, 85, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. today at Memorial Park Cemetery. Mr. Moore died Sunday, Nov. 10, 2002, at Select Hospital, Topeka.
Upon further review, Lions not too shabby after all
November 12, 2002
All he needed was a little time - and some tape. Three days after Lawrence High trounced Blue Valley North, 40-21, in a first-round Class 6A football playoff game, LHS coach Dirk Wedd altered his view of how the Lions played.
for Lisher
November 12, 2002
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher just wanted one thing Monday afternoon. Another week of football. Or two, or three weeks. Anything to keep playing. âÂÂI wish we were still practicing,â Lisher said. âÂÂItâÂÂs always over too soon.âÂÂ
Meet members of the Journal-World Teen Advisory Board
November 12, 2002
The following students are members of the Journal-World Teen Advisory Board. If you are interested in joining, contact Steve Rottinghaus at 832-7254 or Christy Little at 832-6361, or mail teens@ljworld.com.
County options
November 12, 2002
Wyandotte County officials are asserting their independence and butting heads with some Kansas laws.
Suspect sought for peeping in apartment window
November 12, 2002
A 42-year-old Leavenworth man was in custody for allegedly peeping into an apartment window early Monday and leading law enforcement officials on a chase that left two officers injured.
Jayhawks nearing end of difficult season
November 12, 2002
Mark Mangino has been to bowl games the last nine seasons in a row. If Kansas UniversityâÂÂs first-year football coach wants to see a postseason game this winter, heâÂÂll have to buy a ticket.
NFL Roundup: Warner not ready to return for Rams
November 12, 2002
Kurt Warner is not ready to start for the St. Louis Rams. The quarterback, who has missed five games with a broken right pinkie, resumed throwing last Thursday and tossed several 40-yarders before the Rams’ game against San Diego on Sunday.
Ohio State tops BCS
November 12, 2002
Miami might be No. 1 in two polls, but Ohio State is atop the latest Bowl Championship Series standings.
Holiday changes under shadow of 9-11, Iraq
November 12, 2002
The state’s adjutant general challenged Kansans on Veterans Day to live lives worthy of the sacrifices made by those who died protecting American freedoms.
April election will decide bond, board
November 12, 2002
The Lawrence school board Monday pressed ahead with plans to seek voter approval in April for a bond issue of about $60 million for school construction and closure of three elementary schools.
United stock rises on tentative labor pact
November 12, 2002
Investors reacted optimistically Monday to United Airlines’ tentative cost-cutting agreement with flight attendants, pushing the carrier’s stock higher despite analysts’ renewed predictions of a bankruptcy filing.
Ike’s tenure still stirs heated debate
November 12, 2002
It was the first real television campaign. It was the first modern personality campaign. It was the first campaign to target women and black voters. It was the first time modern Republicans saw big opportunity in the South.
Mexico gripped by ‘Fridamania’
November 12, 2002
The vivid blue house on a quiet street in the cobblestone neighborhood of Coyoacan has never been busier. Nearly 2,000 people a day are filing in on weekends - double the usual number - and, like Debra DeGraw, many are pilgrims from the United States.
KU sophomore forward Simien battling tendinitis
November 12, 2002
Kansas University sophomore power forward Wayne Simien rode the stationary bike but did not practice Monday because of tendinitis in his right ankle.
UA No. 1
November 12, 2002
With five returning starters, Arizona was No. 1 in the Associated Press preseason poll Monday for the third time in six years.
KU-Washburn at a glance
November 12, 2002
Big 12 coaches teleconference: Sooners, Stoops looking to rebound
November 12, 2002
For the first time all season, Oklahoma is not OK. Coach Bob Stoops is confident the Sooners, knocked from No. 1 to No. 4 by an upset loss to Texas A&M on Saturday, will bounce back. But he recognizes that taking that first loss this late in the season carries extra sting.
Winona, just say you’re sorry
November 12, 2002
I’m sure you’re just as relieved as I am at the news that Winona Ryder probably won’t be going to jail. I’ll bet you’ve lost sleep and appetite at the thought of her being traded around the prison yard for smokes.
Ruth M. Johanning
November 12, 2002
Worden âÂÂ:quot; Services for Ruth M. Johanning, 90, Baldwin, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at St. JohnâÂÂs United Church of Christ, north of Worden. Burial will follow at St. JohnâÂÂs Cemetery. Ms. Johanning died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Ottawa Retirement Village.
Raiders win one for ages
November 12, 2002
The Oakland Raiders turned Monday Night Football’s anniversary celebration into a record-setting show for their old folks.
Democrats lack presidential contender
November 12, 2002
The Democratic Party is in shambles, worse than 1994 when the Republicans took control of the House and Senate. At least then the Democrats had the White House. Now Democrats are without a voice, marginalized for at least the next two years in a government controlled by President Bush and the GOP.
Risky teen business
November 12, 2002
There’s a certain invincibility you feel when you’re a teenager. It allows you to take risks. To try new things. To push the limits. That same attitude can also get a teenager hurt or killed on the job.
s ex-Jayhawk eager for Allen r
November 12, 2002
John Crider knows firsthand what itâÂÂs like to play basketball in a jam-packed Allen Fieldhouse. âÂÂIt gives you chills,â said Crider, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard/small forward who toiled for Kansas for two seasons and one semester before transferring to Washburn University in January of 2001.
KU-Washburn at a glance
November 12, 2002
WASHBURN F - Manny Clifton (6-5)
Horoscopes
November 12, 2002
Commission eyes Grant School for storage space
November 12, 2002
Douglas County officials are looking to give Grant School new life, both as a township meeting hall and storage depot for old documents.
April election will decide bond, board
November 12, 2002
The Lawrence school board Monday pressed ahead with plans to seek voter approval in April for a bond issue of about $60 million for school construction and closure of three elementary schools.
Welcome back, Crider
Washburn’s ex-Jayhawk eager for Allen return
November 12, 2002
John Crider knows firsthand what it’s like to play basketball in a jam-packed Allen Fieldhouse. “It gives you chills,” said Crider, a 6-foot-4, 190-pound shooting guard/small forward who toiled for Kansas for two seasons and one semester before transferring to Washburn University in January of 2001.
KU sophomore forward Simien battling tendinitis
November 12, 2002
Kansas University sophomore power forward Wayne Simien rode the stationary bike but did not practice Monday because of tendinitis in his right ankle.