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KU researchers receive gift to study spread of viruses
November 13, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 10:28 a.m.) Kansas University researchers have received a $250,000 gift to help predict the spread of viruses such as West Nile, officials announced Wednesday.
Signing day: Four preps to sign today with Kansas
November 13, 2002
Kansas University today will corral one of the country’s top men’s basketball recruiting classes when four high schoolers sign their collegiate national letters-of-intent.
Robert D. Ubelaker
November 13, 2002
Recipes
November 13, 2002
These recipes come from Dave Eckert, host of “Culinary Travels with Dave Eckert.” He will be preparing them this week on “Jayni’s Kitchen.”
Recipes
November 13, 2002
These recipes come from Dave Eckert, host of “Culinary Travels with Dave Eckert.” He will be preparing them this week on “Jayni’s Kitchen.”
Lorene E. Roberts
November 13, 2002
Denton âÂÂ:quot; Services for Lorene E. Roberts, 79, Denton, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Denton United Methodist Church. Burial will be in Denton Cemetery. Mrs. Roberts died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at a St. Joseph, Mo., hospital.
Whose plan?
November 13, 2002
McNabb struggling since $115 million deal
November 13, 2002
Donovan McNabb hasn’t been the same quarterback since he signed the richest contract in NFL history.
M’s nearing managerial decision
November 13, 2002
The Seattle Mariners ended meetings with finalists for their vacant managerial opening Tuesday, and a decision on Lou Piniella’s successor could come this week.
Yankees’ hierarchy headed to Japan
November 13, 2002
It sure looks like the New York Yankees are pushing for a deal with Hideki Matsui.
MLB All-Stars drop third straight to Japan
November 13, 2002
Another home run by Barry Bonds couldn’t prevent major league All-Stars from losing to their Japanese counterparts for the third straight day.
NBA Briefs
November 13, 2002
¢ NBA must choose Charlotte owner ¢ Fizer pleads innocent ¢ Celtics activate Brown ¢ Billups suspended
Grizzlies’ coach Lowe resigns
Memphis hires 69-year-old Hubie Brown to coach young, winless squad
November 13, 2002
Sidney Lowe resigned as coach of the Memphis Grizzlies on Tuesday and was replaced by former NBA coach of the year Hubie Brown.
NBA Notes: L.A.’s Samake earns steroid suspension
November 13, 2002
Los Angeles Lakers reserve center Soumaila Samake was suspended for five games by the NBA on Tuesday for violating the league’s steroids policy.
Seven city volleyballers honored
November 13, 2002
Lawrence had seven players named to All-Sunflower League volleyball teams, with Free State High placing four and Lawrence High three.
Hinrich snags another honor
Kansas senior selected for preseason All-America squad
November 13, 2002
Arizona teammates Luke Walton and Jason Gardner were among the five seniors selected to The Associated Press’ preseason All-America team.
FDA approves first defibrillator especially for at-home use
November 13, 2002
People can soon plunk down $2,295 for an at-home defibrillator in hopes their loved ones will pull it out and save them if their hearts suddenly stop beating.
Netanyahu pledges to expel Arafat
November 13, 2002
Foreign Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday night that if he’s elected prime minister, his top priority would be to force Yasser Arafat into exile. But the country’s current leader said Israel should not “act in haste.”
Lorene E. Roberts
November 13, 2002
KU announces faculty award finalists
November 13, 2002
The Kansas University senior class has selected seven faculty members as finalists for the annual HOPE award.
6News video: Tribute to Dole to contain World Trade Center beams
November 13, 2002
The tribute to Bob Dole to be placed in the Bob Dole Institute will contain two beams from the World Trade Center.
6News video: Concerns increase as possible bond vote nears
November 13, 2002
6News reports on Tuesday night’s school board meeting.
On the fringe: Recognition overdue for classy Langer
November 13, 2002
Bernhard Langer will end this year without a victory he can call his own, yet it might be one of the most satisfying seasons of his career.
6News video: Family dog killed by pit bulls
November 13, 2002
6News reports on the killing of a family dog by two pit bulls that have a history of violent behavior.
Oil prices slide on slack demand, growth in supplies
November 13, 2002
Sluggish demand from refiners and a surge in oil output from Iraq and Norway sent crude prices sliding by more than $3 a barrel last month, the International Energy Agency reported Tuesday.
6Sports video: Mangino blames himself for punting problems
November 13, 2002
6Sports reports on the recent problems experienced by the KU punt team.
6Sports video: Jayhawks improve to 2-0 without Wayne Simien
November 13, 2002
6Sports reports on the final exhibition game for the KU men’s basketball team.
Juvenile held in slaying of ‘Steve Harvey’ actor
November 13, 2002
A young woman was in custody Monday in connection with the slaying of actor Merlin Santana, who was gunned down two days earlier as he sat in a parked car in South Los Angeles.
Crider ‘off a little bit’
Former Jayhawk limited to four points in return
November 13, 2002
As Washburn guard and former Jayhawk John Crider’s name was announced prior to Tuesday’s game between Kansas University and Washburn, the near-sellout crowd at Allen Fieldhouse responded with a thunderous ovation.
Comic book creator suing over ‘Spider-Man’ profits
November 13, 2002
The creative force behind Spider-Man, the Incredible Hulk and Daredevil filed a $10 million lawsuit Tuesday, charging his old comic book company is cheating him out of millions of dollars in movie profits.
Mourners mark 1st anniversary of crash in NYC neighborhood
November 13, 2002
Muffled sobs and raindrops on mourners’ umbrellas were the only sounds during a moment of silence marking the first anniversary Tuesday of the crash of an American Airlines jetliner that went down in a New York City neighborhood, killing 265 people.
Sculpture garden proposed for central Lawrence
November 13, 2002
Lawrence arts and park officials want to create an outdoor sculpture garden to showcase the works of nationally recognized artists.
Facial tattoos give away KC fugitive
Suspect arrested in Louisiana after ‘America’s Most Wanted’ show
November 13, 2002
A fugitive who jumped off a freight train in suburban New Orleans was caught because of a distinctive feature: tattoos spread across the apples of both cheeks.
6News video: Commissioners approve fireworks ban
November 13, 2002
6News reports on the vote held by city commissioners to approve the first reading of the ordinance prohibiting fireworks in Lawrence.
Suspect arrested in alcohol death
November 13, 2002
An Ogden man has been arrested in connection with the death of a teenager who authorities say died after being forced to drink large amounts of alcohol at a party.
Historians question why we remember the Alamo
November 13, 2002
Some 200 Texan patriots, surrounded by a huge enemy army outside their fortress, elected to fight to the death rather than surrender.
Still no plan?
November 13, 2002
Letter to the editor: Chicken lint fiasco
November 13, 2002
Mother of serial rape suspect apologizes
November 13, 2002
The mother of a man accused of sexually assaulting 31 women apologized Tuesday for her son, a drifter who often stayed with friends and bicycled through the beachside neighborhood where many of the attacks occurred.
Fund education
November 13, 2002
Business Briefcase
November 13, 2002
¢ Teamwork: Williams to speak at chamber event ¢ Retail: Gibson’s to close remaining stores ¢ Settlement: Lawsuit settled by Rent-A-Center ¢ Wall Street: Earnings of interest
Crop forecast grim for drought-stricken areas
November 13, 2002
The outlook for corn, soybean and cotton production remains grim as farmers in drought-stricken states near the end of this year’s harvest, according to the Agriculture Department’s forecast Tuesday.
Lawrence chamber touts business park to Kansas City brokers
November 13, 2002
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce officials Tuesday welcomed 80 commercial real estate brokers from the Kansas City metro area as part of an effort to create more awareness of economic development opportunities in Lawrence.
Old home town - 25 and 40 years ago toady
November 13, 2002
Executives leading Westar in Wittig’s absence
November 13, 2002
Senior officials at Westar Energy Inc. are operating the state’s largest electric company in the absence of top executive David Wittig, who faces federal fraud charges.
Webster quits SEC board
Former FBI director steps down amid controversy over his selection
November 13, 2002
Former FBI Director William Webster resigned Tuesday as head of a special accounting oversight board, saying he wanted to avert ‘new distractions’ as the congressionally created agency seeks to rebuild public confidence after a series of business scandals.
Government releases data on nation’s nursing homes
November 13, 2002
People can now get quality indicators on all 17,000 nursing homes in the United States, a new government effort to give families tools to make better decisions for loved ones.
Web site lists priests accused
November 13, 2002
Roman Catholic activists said Tuesday they have compiled an Internet database listing the names of 573 U.S. priests who have faced public accusations of child sex abuse since 1996.
Lawrence students attend news conference
November 13, 2002
Alexandra Ewy, a first-grader at Sunflower School, held up a sign that simply stated: ‘Read to Me.’
State’s child grade up to ‘B’
Advocacy group rates Kansas on children’s issues
November 13, 2002
An advocacy group gave Kansas a better grade this year for how its children are faring but worries that budget problems will lead the state to make harmful cuts in education and social services.
Spaghetti recipe calls for guanciale
November 13, 2002
This venerable recipe, from “Cooking the Roman Way” by David Downie, calls for guanciale (cured pork jowl), but pancetta or bacon will do nicely.
Short & Sweet
November 13, 2002
¢ Company introduces line of kitchen tools ¢ Grape commission offers relish idea for holidays
Study: Postmenopausal women able to deliver healthy babies
November 13, 2002
There’s no medical reason to prevent healthy women in their 50s from turning back their biological clocks and having babies with donated eggs, researchers say in the biggest study of motherhood after menopause.
CMC handles Haskell
November 13, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University menâÂÂs basketball coach Melvin Imotichey knew his team couldnâÂÂt match up with Central Methodist CollegeâÂÂs big men on Tuesday.
Kansas Football Notebook
November 13, 2002
Dyer decision: Zach Dyer started the season at quarterback for Kansas UniversityâÂÂs football team. He might end it there, too. KU coach Mark Mangino told reporters on Sunday that Dyer would move from defense back to offense if junior quarterback Bill Whittemore was unable to recover from a knee injury in time for SaturdayâÂÂs season finale against Oklahoma State. At the time, Mangino said Dyer would likely back up red-shirt freshman Brian Luke.
Lawrence students attend news conference
November 13, 2002
Alexandra Ewy, a first-grader at Sunflower School, held up a sign that simply stated: ‘Read to Me.’
Lucille A. Scott
November 13, 2002
Services for Lucille A. Scott, 84, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at First Regular Missionary Baptist Church. Burial will be at 2:30 p.m. Thursday at Leavenworth National Cemetery. Mrs. Scott died Friday, Nov. 8, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Robert D. Ubelaker
November 13, 2002
Ottawa âÂÂ:quot; Services for Robert D. Ubelaker, 58, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Sacred Heart Catholic Church in Ottawa. Burial will follow in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Ottawa. Mr. Ubelaker died Monday, Nov. 11, 2002, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Sweet
November 13, 2002
⢠Company introduces line of kitchen tools ⢠Grape commission offers relish idea for holidays
City to give away compost
November 13, 2002
If youâÂÂre a gardener, Mollie Mangerich and her crew at the city of LawrenceâÂÂs recycling division want to help your green thumb along.
KU announces faculty award finalists
November 13, 2002
The Kansas University senior class has selected seven faculty members as finalists for the annual HOPE award.
Watkins leaders seek museum director
November 13, 2002
The next director of the Watkins Community Museum of History will possess a graduate degree in museum studies, at least three years of museum-management experience and a proven ability to generate donations and build membership
377 homes rate well
November 13, 2002
Federal health-care officials on Tuesday unveiled a $2.3 million program they hope will help Kansas families decide which nursing homes are best for their loved ones.
Lawrence chamber touts business park to Kansas City brokers
November 13, 2002
Lawrence Chamber of Commerce officials Tuesday welcomed 80 commercial real estate brokers from the Kansas City metro area as part of an effort to create more awareness of economic development opportunities in Lawrence.
Sculpture garden proposed for central Lawrence
November 13, 2002
Lawrence arts and park officials want to create an outdoor sculpture garden to showcase the works of nationally recognized artists.
Where to watch
November 13, 2002
Food-and-wine journalist Dave Eckert, of Liberty, Mo., can be seen on the latest installment of “Jayni’s Kitchen” on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 with host Jayni Carey.
Kansas Football Notebook
November 13, 2002
Gwenneth Praeger Harwood
November 13, 2002
Services for Gwenneth Praeger Harwood, 80, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Harwood died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Seven city volleyballers honored
November 13, 2002
Lawrence had seven players named to All-Sunflower League volleyball teams, with Free State High placing four and Lawrence High three.
Commission advances fireworks ban despite protest
November 13, 2002
Lawrence city commissioners gave initial approval Tuesday to an ordinance banning fireworks during the July Fourth holiday, despite continuing protests from fireworks vendors.
Pit bulls attack, kill restrained Labrador
November 13, 2002
Lancelot was a big part of Rebecca Goodin’s family - the 12-year-old dog was the familyâÂÂs protector while her son and three daughters were growing up.
Dorothy Mae Weeks
November 13, 2002
Services for Dorothy Mae Weeks, 85, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Weeks died Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
s 9-11 memorial
November 13, 2002
Bob Dole was out of office by the time hijackers rammed jetliners into the World Trade Center towers.
t seek recount
November 13, 2002
After a week of vote counting, Republican Phill Kline on Tuesday won the attorney general’s race and repeated his campaign vow to enforce state restrictions on late-term abortions, which he says do not include a mental health exception.
Lucille A. Scott
November 13, 2002
Iraqi parliament rejects U.N. proposal
November 13, 2002
Iraq’s parliament recommended Tuesday that President Saddam Hussein reject the new U.N. weapons inspection resolution, but the Iraqi leader’s son offered a way out -make Arabs part of the U.N. team.
Tejada tops in AL
Oakland shortstop claims fulfilling MVP award
November 13, 2002
Miguel Tejada beat all those more famous American League shortstops to the Most Valuable Player award.
Mavericks newly polished
High-scoring squad 7-0 after improving shoddy ‘D’
November 13, 2002
The way the Dallas Mavericks have won their last two games suggests they might have a special season. The Mavericks, the NBA’s only unbeaten team, ran away with their first five games.
Wizards’ rally fails
Jordan’s flurry not enough against resilient Sonics
November 13, 2002
Rashard Lewis’ career night turned into victory thanks to two anomalies - a Michael Jordan-led comeback fell short, and Jerry Stackhouse missed two critical free throws.
Gwenneth Praeger Harwood
November 13, 2002
On the record
November 13, 2002
Local Briefs
November 13, 2002
¢ Schools: Sixth-grader suspended for carrying pellet gun ¢ Politics: CNN pundit to speak at KU lecture series ¢ Contest: Coca-Cola invites fans to show football spirit ¢ ‘River city weekly’: Fishing expert shares best angling secrets
Commission advances fireworks ban despite protest
November 13, 2002
Lawrence city commissioners gave initial approval Tuesday to an ordinance banning fireworks during the July Fourth holiday, despite continuing protests from fireworks vendors.
Newhart receives humor award
November 13, 2002
Bob Newhart’s friends and colleagues honor the man with the “Buttoned-Down Mind” as Newhart receives the 2002 Mark Twain Prize for American Humor on the special “On Stage at the Kennedy Center” (8 p.m., PBS).
Condemned Nigerian urges end to beauty pageant boycott
November 13, 2002
The Nigerian woman condemned to stoning by an Islamic court for having sex outside marriage thanked beauty queens Tuesday for boycotting Nigeria’s Miss World pageant on her behalf - but asked them to call off the boycott, saying nothing will happen to her ‘without God’s permission.’
Appeals court reinstates suit against Hillary Clinton
November 13, 2002
A federal appeals panel on Tuesday revived Gennifer Flowers’ defamation suit accusing Hillary Rodham Clinton of masterminding a campaign to discredit her claim of an affair with Bill Clinton.
Watkins leaders seek museum director
November 13, 2002
The next director of the Watkins Community Museum of History will possess a graduate degree in museum studies, at least three years of museum-management experience and a proven ability to generate donations and build membership
Cooking Q&A: How to reduce fat when eating Chinese
November 13, 2002
Kitchen Tips
November 13, 2002
¢ How to devein shrimp ¢ How to bake squash
Kitchen & Garden: How to add more appeal to traditional side dish
November 13, 2002
All over America people who will be hosting Thanksgiving dinner are watching the grocery ads for frozen turkeys and all those other grocery items we lump together in a category unceremoniously labeled “all the fixin’s.”
Culinary adventurer
Former news anchor travels world tasting various foods
November 13, 2002
When it comes to learning about food, wine and spirits, TV culinary journalist Dave Eckert has done just about everything.
Suspected bin Laden tape praises recent terror bombings
November 13, 2002
An Arab TV station broadcast an audiotape Tuesday of a voice that a U.S. official said sounded like Osama bin Laden’s. If confirmed, it would provide hard evidence that the al-Qaida leader was alive as recently as last month.
Kline wins close AG race
Biggs won’t seek recount
November 13, 2002
After a week of vote counting, Republican Phill Kline on Tuesday won the attorney general’s race and repeated his campaign vow to enforce state restrictions on late-term abortions, which he says do not include a mental health exception.
Trade Center beams will form KU’s 9-11 memorial
November 13, 2002
Bob Dole was out of office by the time hijackers rammed jetliners into the World Trade Center towers.
City to give away compost
November 13, 2002
If you’re a gardener, Mollie Mangerich and her crew at the city of Lawrence’s recycling division want to help your green thumb along.
Teacher condemns portables
Detached classrooms put students at risk, board hears
November 13, 2002
Teacher Diane McGee said Tuesday that reliance on portable classrooms at Southwest Junior High School placed students in jeopardy.
People
November 13, 2002
¢ Heartthrobs stay drug-free ¢ Dixie Chick-let arrives ¢ ‘ER’ doc becomes pop ¢ Theater world cheers Channing
European ports on high alert
November 13, 2002
New terror warnings have led to tighter security, including random searches and interrogations, at ports across Europe.
first foe
November 13, 2002
When Leila Menguc chose to play basketball at Kansas University, about 4,500 miles away from home, she never imagined she would see familiar faces in Allen Fieldhouse.
A: How to reduce fat when eating Chinese
November 13, 2002
Q: I understand that Chinese food contains a great deal of fat. Can we eat Chinese food and still maintain a low fat, heart-healthy diet?
KU researchers receive gift to study spread of viruses
November 13, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 10:28 a.m.) Kansas University researchers have received a $250,000 gift to help predict the spread of viruses such as West Nile, officials announced Wednesday.
Garden: How to add more appeal to traditional side dish
November 13, 2002
All over America people who will be hosting Thanksgiving dinner are watching the grocery ads for frozen turkeys and all those other grocery items we lump together in a category unceremoniously labeled “all the fixin’s.”
Detached classrooms put students at risk, board hears
November 13, 2002
Teacher Diane McGee said Tuesday that reliance on portable classrooms at Southwest Junior High School placed students in jeopardy.
Accurate polls increasingly hard to conduct
November 13, 2002
Accurately predicting what voters will do on Election Day is becoming more difficult, a pollster says, but media polls conducted before the 2002 Kansas general election were on the mark calling this year’s winners and losers.
Former news anchor travels world tasting various foods
November 13, 2002
When it comes to learning about food, wine and spirits, TV culinary journalist Dave Eckert has done just about everything.
Kansas Basketball Notebook: Hawkins says he’s all right
KU’s red-shirt freshman guard suffers shortness of breath, chest pains in win
November 13, 2002
Wearing a stocking cap and Kansas University basketball sweat shirt, Jeff Hawkins held a sub sandwich, preparing to devour a post-game snack late Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Area Briefs
November 13, 2002
¢ Hearing continued in hit-and-run case ¢ Driver hits bull ¢ Pumpkin patch permit up for approval tonight ¢ Dillons offers flu shots
Potter movies bog imaginations
Readers say books aren’t as enjoyable after seeing films
November 13, 2002
Fifth-grader Guido Girgenti couldn’t wait to see the first ‘Harry Potter’ movie and will probably see the second, which opens this week.
Pit bulls attack, kill restrained Labrador
November 13, 2002
Lancelot was a big part of Rebecca Goodin’s family - the 12-year-old dog was the family’s protector while her son and three daughters were growing up.
Election predictions surprisingly close
Accurate polls increasingly hard to conduct
November 13, 2002
Accurately predicting what voters will do on Election Day is becoming more difficult, a pollster says, but media polls conducted before the 2002 Kansas general election were on the mark calling this year’s winners and losers.
Former coach sues Dodge City district, officials
Lawsuit claims discrimination after whistle blown on alleged assault
November 13, 2002
A teacher and former assistant football coach at Dodge City High School is suing the head coach and the school district, claiming he suffered retaliation for reporting an assault on a player during practice.
Prince Charles announces inquiry into butler case
November 13, 2002
After more than a week of silence, Prince Charles waded into the controversy that followed the abrupt end of former royal butler Paul Burrell’s theft trial, ordering an investigation of his household’s role in the affair.
Putin: Chechen rebels out to kill all non-Muslims
Russian president fires off angry tirade when questioned at European Union summit
November 13, 2002
A French reporter who questioned the Kremlin’s war in Chechnya provoked an angry outburst from Russian President Vladimir Putin, who challenged him to convert to Islam and come to Moscow for circumcision.
Daily Ticker
November 13, 2002
CMC handles Haskell
November 13, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University men’s basketball coach Melvin Imotichey knew his team couldn’t match up with Central Methodist College’s big men on Tuesday.
Mangino looking to make a move
Coach seeks offices at Memorial Stadium
November 13, 2002
If Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino has his way, the Jayhawks will be spending a lot more time at Memorial Stadium in the future.
KU’s Menguc familiar with Jayhawks’ first foe
November 13, 2002
When Leila Menguc chose to play basketball at Kansas University, about 4,500 miles away from home, she never imagined she would see familiar faces in Allen Fieldhouse.
Where to watch
November 13, 2002
Food-and-wine journalist Dave Eckert, of Liberty, Mo., can be seen on the latest installment of âÂÂJayniâÂÂs Kitchenâ on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 with host Jayni Carey.
College hoops caught in transition
Michigan’s Fab Five - or should it be the Fab Fraud - started men’s basketball into a lesser product
November 13, 2002
Men’s college basketball tips off this week, and it’s still my favorite sport. There’s no tournament like March Madness, no time better spent than two hours in a Big Ten arena.
Augusta debate rages on
Neither side willing to budge in membership issue
November 13, 2002
Break out the paint brushes and poster boards. With neither side willing to budge on the debate over Augusta National’s all-male membership, the leader of a women’s group said Tuesday it was “more likely than ever” there will be protesters at the Masters next April.
Budget buck must stop here
November 13, 2002
Last Friday, the board of directors of the Kansas Historical Society had its fall meeting in Topeka. They heard a report on finances from the executive director in which she outlined the fairly drastic cuts the Society had suffered in the past few months because of the state’s fiscal crisis.
Pan Am 103
November 13, 2002
Libya will try to buy its way clear of the stigma of the 1988 airliner bombing. Libya has promised to pay families of victims at least $5 million each and admit to some responsibility for a terrorist bombing in 1988 that downed Pan Am Flight 103.
Supreme Court considers Internet restriction at libraries
November 13, 2002
The Supreme Court said Tuesday it would decide whether the government could restrict Internet surfing at public libraries, the third case pitting free-speech concerns against efforts to shield children from online pornography to reach the justices.
Combine Veterans, Election days
November 13, 2002
Monday’s commemoration of Veterans Day was its usual unremarkable mixture of rain-soaked ceremony and unabashed commercialism.
Signing Day: Four preps to sign today with Kansas
November 13, 2002
Kansas University today will corral one of the country’s top men’s basketball recruiting classes when four high schoolers sign their collegiate national letters-of-intent.
s red-shirt freshman guard suffers shortness of breath, chest pains in win
November 13, 2002
Wearing a stocking cap and Kansas University basketball sweat shirt, Jeff Hawkins held a sub sandwich, preparing to devour a post-game snack late Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
Kansas begins getting used to experimental rule changes
November 13, 2002
If James Naismith were still alive, he almost certainly would have been baffled by all the white lines painted on the basketball floor named in his honor.
Budget buck must stop here
November 13, 2002
Last Friday, the board of directors of the Kansas Historical Society had its fall meeting in Topeka. They heard a report on finances from the executive director in which she outlined the fairly drastic cuts the Society had suffered in the past few months because of the stateâÂÂs fiscal crisis.
Philly makes offers to Thome, Glavine
November 13, 2002
While baseball’s big spenders are looking to save money for a change, the usually low-budget Philadelphia Phillies are ready to spend.
KU puts on exhibition - Kansas 101, Washburn 66
Jayhawks rip Ichabods in tuneup
November 13, 2002
Kirk Hinrich was getting his ankles taped in the trainer’s room Tuesday night when broadcaster Max Falkenstien delivered the news.
Dorothy Mae Weeks
November 13, 2002
Briefly
November 13, 2002
¢ Michigan: Random checkpoints set up for terrorists, immigrants ¢ Florida: More holiday travel expected ¢ Chile: Nations approve ivory sale
Congress moves on homeland security
November 13, 2002
The White House and congressional leaders agreed Tuesday to begin pushing a bill to create a Homeland Security Department through Congress this week, moving toward a major legislative victory for President Bush.
Notebook: Palmer puts perfect record as captain on line
November 13, 2002
Arnold Palmer puts an amazing record on the line this week when golf’s silly season gets under way at the UBS Warburg Cup.
Democrats lacking presidential contenders
November 13, 2002
If, as expected, House Democrats elect Rep. Nancy Pelosi of San Francisco as their new minority leader on Thursday, they will have given Republicans two major victories in less than 10 days.
Kansas’ 377 homes rate well
November 13, 2002
Federal health-care officials on Tuesday unveiled a $2.3 million program they hope will help Kansas families decide which nursing homes are best for their loved ones.
Former Jayhawk limited to four points in return
November 13, 2002
As Washburn guard and former Jayhawk John Crider’s name was announced prior to TuesdayâÂÂs game between Kansas University and Washburn, the near-sellout crowd at Allen Fieldhouse responded with a thunderous ovation.
KU puts on exhibition - Kansas 101, Washburn 66
November 13, 2002
Kirk Hinrich was getting his ankles taped in the trainerâÂÂs room Tuesday night when broadcaster Max Falkenstien delivered the news.
Briefly
November 13, 2002
¢ South Africa: Victims group seeks apartheid reparations ¢ Venezuela: Police fire tear gas to end office siege ¢ Yugoslavia: U.N. police officer sentenced for killing ¢ Afghanistan: Student protests end with four dead ¢ Germany: Four feared dead in weapons dump blast
Briefly
November 13, 2002
¢ Chicago: Restaurant fire forces skyscraper evacuations ¢ Texas: Electric chair gets new museum home ¢ Washington: Winners claim jackpot; impostor goes to jail ¢ Arizona: Rifle that killed golfer not used in sniper spree
Horoscopes
November 13, 2002
Pan Am 103
November 13, 2002
Libya will try to buy its way clear of the stigma of the 1988 airliner bombing. Libya has promised to pay families of victims at least $5 million each and admit to some responsibility for a terrorist bombing in 1988 that downed Pan Am Flight 103.
Coach seeks offices at Memorial Stadium
November 13, 2002
If Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino has his way, the Jayhawks will be spending a lot more time at Memorial Stadium in the future.
Kansas begins getting used to experimental rule changes
November 13, 2002
If James Naismith were still alive, he almost certainly would have been baffled by all the white lines painted on the basketball floor named in his honor.