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Pit bulls to be euthanized, charges filed against owners
November 20, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 7:43 p.m.) Two pit bulls who got loose on Nov. 11 and killed Lancelot, a 12-year-old Labrador in east Lawrence, will be destroyed this week, a Lawrence city official said Wednesday.
Edgewood Homes fire sparked by smoldering wall, say investigators
November 20, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:40 p.m.) A fire that caused $50,000 in damage to a four-unit building at Edgwood Homes Tuesday night — and even more damage when it rekindled Wednesday morning — was caused by flooring workers who started a closet wall to smolder, Lawrence’s fire chief said Wednesday afternoon.
Corrections
November 20, 2002
The name of auto mechanic Pat Slimmer was misspelled in an Associated Press story that appeared on page 10B of SundayâÂÂs Journal-World. Slimmer is from Lawrence.
Study: Health-care clinic for uninsured saving LMH millions
November 20, 2002
Health Care Access is saving Lawrence Memorial Hospital at least $1 million a year, according to a study released Tuesday.
Six Jayhawks earn all-academic honors
November 20, 2002
Kansas University landed four volleyball players on the Academic All-Big 12 first team, and two more Jayhawks made the second team.
Hannibal-LaGrange upends Baker women
November 20, 2002
The Baker University womenâÂÂs basketball squad fell behind 25-16 at halftime and never recovered, losing 54-44 to Hannibal-LaGrange on Tuesday at Porter Gymnasium.
Nash slams impressive dunk
November 20, 2002
That was not Kenny Gregory flying through the air putting back a vicious one-hand slam dunk off a missed shot on Tuesday night. It was not Paul Pierce. Nor was it Danny Manning.
Crusaders bothered by venue
November 20, 2002
Holy Cross forward Tim Szatko didnâÂÂt take long to realize he wasnâÂÂt playing Kansas in St. Louis anymore. This was Allen Fieldhouse. That was the Edward Jones Dome. âÂÂThere definitely is a difference,â Szatko said. âÂÂTheir crowd was going crazy. It wasnâÂÂt like St. Louis at all. It was the loudest atmosphere IâÂÂve ever played in.âÂÂ
Horoscopes
November 20, 2002
Daily ticker
November 20, 2002
Government review boards to begin work
Public safety committee’s leader wants meetings to be open
November 20, 2002
A team appointed by Gov.-elect Kathleen Sebelius to review public safety agencies planned its first meeting, and its chairman said he wanted the discussions to be open.
Blunders cost Democrats
November 20, 2002
Looking for an object lesson on how to bungle an issue and let your opponents beat you over the head with it?
Iranians still suffer effects of Iraq’s chemical weapons
November 20, 2002
His frail body perched on a pillow, Ali Shakiebeinejad whispered a few words at a time through a green plastic mask connected to an oxygen canister.
Eldon L. Manning
November 20, 2002
Services for Eldon L. Manning, 91, DeSoto, will be at 11 a.m. Friday at DeSoto United Methodist Church. Burial will follow in DeSoto Cemetery.
Fanning services
November 20, 2002
Senator to resign her seat Jan. 12
Praeger’s move to insurance office sparks GOP battle
November 20, 2002
Now the formal battle to succeed state Sen. Sandy Praeger can begin. The Lawrence Republican, elected Nov. 5 to become the next Kansas Insurance Commissioner, said Tuesday she would resign her Senate seat Jan. 12, the day before being sworn in to succeed governor-elect Kathleen Sebelius as the state’s top insurance regulator.
Chris Columbus to explore options after ‘Harry Potter’
November 20, 2002
Chris Columbus’ children are the ones who got him into the “Harry Potter” movies - and now they’re getting him out.
How to pick, thaw, cook turkey
November 20, 2002
KU seeks evacuation plans that account for disabled
November 20, 2002
If Kansas University’s Dole Human Development Center caught fire, Dot Nary isn’t sure she could make it out quickly and safely. Nary, who uses a wheelchair, wants to change that.
Baker football players earn HAAC honors
November 20, 2002
Six Baker University football players have been selected for the 2002 All-Heart of America Athletic Conference squads.
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November 20, 2002
Kansas UniversityâÂÂs Jeff Graves craves grilled cheese sandwiches. But after feeling the heat from the Jayhawk community because he was overweight, the junior from LeeâÂÂs Summit, Mo., has had to cut back on his cheesy favorites.
Cranberries create memories of childhood during holidays
November 20, 2002
Cranberries are one of those foods that make an appearance on our tables this time of year and hang around for about six weeks before retreating into the shadows.
Baker football players earn HAAC honors
November 20, 2002
Six Baker University football players have been selected for the 2002 All-Heart of America Athletic Conference squads.
Briefly
November 20, 2002
¢ New York City: Ruling on mask ban a victory for KKK ¢ California: New charges filed in ‘Bumfights’ case ¢ Texas: Crews find body of pilot who jumped out of plane ¢ Washington, D.C.: Metabolife turns over more health complaints
Briefly
November 20, 2002
¢ New York City: Developer to release plans for tower at trade center site ¢ Washington, D.C.: Moussaoui tied to 9-11 plot ¢ Washington, D.C.: Audit: Military hospitals losing millions to fraud ¢ Tennessee: Nine children, teacher’s aide struck by car outside school
High standards
November 20, 2002
KU’s basketball coach recruits for the best people as well as the best players. With the collegiate basketball season now under way, and with high school seniors announcing their commitments to certain schools, much time is spent trying to assess which teams are likely to be playing for the national championship next March and which schools appear to have won the recruiting battle for high school stars.
Ashanti leads American Music Awards nominees with five
November 20, 2002
R&B newcomer Ashanti, whose singles “Foolish” and “Happy” transformed the 22-year-old singer into a soul sensation this year, received a leading five American Music Award nominations Tuesday.
Vegan recipes
November 20, 2002
Here are some vegan recipes from Nancy O’Connor’s book “Rolling Prairie Cookbook: Over 130 Recipes Celebrating Fresh Produce.”
Black holes’ merger gives glimpse of galaxy’s fate
November 20, 2002
In a looming collision of giants, two supermassive black holes are drifting toward a violent merger and an eruption of energy that will warp the fabric of space. It is all happening in a bright galaxy 400 million light years away.
City boasts bumper crop of teen tennis standouts
November 20, 2002
For those who love big, bold statements at the start of columns, chew on this. With three Division I tennis players coming out of Lawrence this year, there’s never been a more skilled group of student tennis players in town.
City boasts bumper crop of teen tennis standouts
November 20, 2002
For those who love big, bold statements at the start of columns, chew on this. With three Division I tennis players coming out of Lawrence this year, thereâÂÂs never been a more skilled group of student tennis players in town.
Planning commission
November 20, 2002
Agenda highlights ¢ 6:30 p.m. today ¢ City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets
Home-building hits year high
Permits for new Lawrence single-family homes surge in October
November 20, 2002
October was the busiest month yet this year for new home construction in Lawrence, according to a recently released report from city officials.
N. Korea suspected of more abductions
November 20, 2002
At first, Misa Morimoto thought her 20-year-old twin sister, Miho, had just decided to suddenly go off on a trip. Four days later police called to say they had found Miho’s bag and driver’s license on a secluded beach.
After attack in Hebron, Jews expand settlement
November 20, 2002
Leora Rodrig held her daughter in her arms and welcomed a group of American visitors Tuesday into her new home: a steel shipping container, set up at the site where 12 members of Israeli security forces were killed in a gunbattle with Palestinian militants.
House Republicans overstep mandate
November 20, 2002
The Republicans in the House of Representatives have just given a demonstration of how their party can squander the opportunity created by the midterm election to become the long-term majority in this country.
Nation’s airports now under federal security
November 20, 2002
The government completed its security takeover at the nation’s airports Tuesday, winning praise from travelers who said they felt more confident and were happy with the short lines at the X-ray machines.
Area briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Electric woes suspected cause of house fire ¢ Hall center in focus on ‘River City Weekly’ ¢ Accident leaves driver in critical condition ¢ Fire under investigation at Edgewood Homes ¢ Commissioners meet tonight in Eudora
6th and SLT development put on hold
November 20, 2002
The city’s march toward the northwest slowed Tuesday night. City commissioners on Tuesday tabled a proposal for a 92-acre residential and commercial development on the southeast corner of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Sponsors use exhibition teams for publicity
EA Sports, Nike view traveling squads that play colleges during preseason as ‘a great opportunity to get PR
November 20, 2002
On a Sunday afternoon last November, North Carolina played host to an exhibition game against the EA Sports All-Stars, a team of former college basketball players assembled by a video game company.
Top 25 Men: Florida flogs Louisiana Tech
Freshman Walsh scores 26 points to pace No. 8 Gators in 76-55 victory
November 20, 2002
The ugly orange shoes. The sweaty white headband. The scraggly little goatee. Clearly, it was hoops, not fashion, on the mind of Florida freshman Matt Walsh on Tuesday night.
Osborne supports Solich
Husker legend tells current coach to ignore criticism
November 20, 2002
Tom Osborne never had days like these when he was Nebraska’s head football coach. However, he’s come to understand what Frank Solich is going through during this season of discontent in the Cornhusker state. Solich, whose Huskers are mired in the program’s worst season in 41 years, has turned to the coach-turned-congressman for support and counsel.
How to pick, thaw, cook turkey
November 20, 2002
Q: How large of a turkey should I buy for Thanksgiving? A: To choose the right size turkey for Thanksgiving, or any holiday or family meal, use this guide:
Briefly
November 20, 2002
¢ Alabama: Chief justice to fight for Ten Commandments ¢ Washington: Interior secretary fights contempt ruling ¢ Florida: Stubborn virus cancels cruise ship’s voyage ¢ Washington, D.C.: Appeals court denies health care for vets
Hay supplies tight for Kansas cattlemen
November 20, 2002
After a summer of drought, Kansas cattlemen are heading into this winter with hay supplies not only tight but at near record prices, analysts say.
Florida’s court tactics a disgrace
November 20, 2002
Alex was 12 and Derek, 13, when their father died. Prosecutors said the King boys did it. They killed their father, bludgeoned him with a baseball bat as he slept in a recliner.
Keep tailgating safe
November 20, 2002
Score points for food safety with these tips from the American Dietetic Assn. and ConAgra foods.
Cranberries create memories of childhood during holidays
November 20, 2002
Cranberries are one of those foods that make an appearance on our tables this time of year and hang around for about six weeks before retreating into the shadows.
Oil tanker sinks, raises ecological disaster fears
20-million gallon spill threatens Iberian coast
November 20, 2002
An oil tanker carrying 20 million gallons of fuel oil broke in two and sank Tuesday in the Atlantic Ocean, threatening a spill nearly twice as big as the Exxon Valdez’s and an environmental catastrophe along a scenic Spanish coastline.
Quarterbacks shuffled
Personnel woes prompt myriad of signal-caller shifts
November 20, 2002
Earl Morrall, Jeff Hostetler and Tom Brady are the patron saints of backup quarterbacks. Perhaps soon to join them is a group that has turned the 2002 NFL season into the year of the substitute. Chad Pennington, Marc Bulger and Tommy Maddox already have stepped in to help their teams win, and next up might be Koy Detmer and Steve Beuerlein.
Mason fails as Gophers’ salesman
Ex-Jayhawk coach hardly media friendly and he can’t win the Big Ten games that matter
November 20, 2002
The Chicago White Sox had fired Harry Caray and replaced him with Joe McConnell as the lead play-by-play announcer. The crosstown Cubs soon announced they would be hiring Caray to join their broadcast team.
Vermeil worried about letdown by KC
Lowly Seahawks hope to end Kansas City’s streak
November 20, 2002
This week’s trip to Seattle represents a first for the Kansas City Chiefs. The Seahawks (3-7) will be the only team the Chiefs have played all season with a losing record. Everyone else has been .500 or better.
Hannibal-LaGrange upends Baker women
November 20, 2002
The Baker University women’s basketball squad fell behind 25-16 at halftime and never recovered, losing 54-44 to Hannibal-LaGrange on Tuesday at Porter Gymnasium.
Stargazers enjoy meteor shower
November 20, 2002
The crystal-clear sky sparkled with constellations as small groups of stargazers huddled together on the dark, cold hillside at Clinton Lake.
Briefly
November 20, 2002
¢ Puerto Rico: Polar bears moved from circus to zoos ¢ Moscow: Liberal party critical of raid on theater ¢ Estonia: Former agents on trial for Stalin-era crimes ¢ England: Global warming will change gardens
Stargazers enjoy meteor shower
November 20, 2002
The crystal-clear sky sparkled with constellations as small groups of stargazers huddled together on the dark, cold hillside at Clinton Lake.
KU Notebook: ‘Prowler’ strikes
Nash slams impressive dunk
November 20, 2002
That was not Kenny Gregory flying through the air putting back a vicious one-hand slam dunk off a missed shot on Tuesday night. It was not Paul Pierce. Nor was it Danny Manning.
Crusaders bothered by venue
November 20, 2002
Holy Cross forward Tim Szatko didn’t take long to realize he wasn’t playing Kansas in St. Louis anymore. This was Allen Fieldhouse. That was the Edward Jones Dome. “There definitely is a difference,” Szatko said. “Their crowd was going crazy. It wasn’t like St. Louis at all. It was the loudest atmosphere I’ve ever played in.”
Six Jayhawks earn all-academic honors
November 20, 2002
Kansas University landed four volleyball players on the Academic All-Big 12 first team, and two more Jayhawks made the second team.
Thomas, Chenowith on NBDL rosters
November 20, 2002
Two former Kansas University basketball players will be playing in the National Basketball Developmental League this season.
Briefcase
November 20, 2002
¢ Greenspan says Fed: may still boost economy ¢ Economy: Prices, trade deficit up ¢ Chamber: Kansas business group selects new president ¢ Standard & Poor’s: Aquila rated junk status
H&R Block agrees to settle lawsuit in Texas
November 20, 2002
H&R Block said Tuesday that it will settle a class action lawsuit filed in Texas that accused it of taking kickbacks from banks over loans made to clients awaiting tax refunds.
State jobless rate inches up; Lawrence keeps steady
November 20, 2002
Unemployment in Kansas increased in October to 4.6 percent, officials said. And while the jump was predictable, when the economy will rebound was not as clear.
Cemetery monument to stand for fetus
November 20, 2002
A couple whose cemetery monument to unborn babies was ruled illegal because no remains lay beneath it now have a tiny fetus to inter, gift of an Ohio anti-abortion group.
Judge rejects school board recall effort
November 20, 2002
State law on recalling public officials must be clarified before patrons start ousting entire school boards because of unpopular actions taken in response to lean budgets, a judge said in dismissing a recall petition.
Bounty put on rodents’ tails
November 20, 2002
Nutria - furry, swamp-dwelling rodents that look like 10-pound rats with webbed feet - are largely regarded as a nuisance in Louisiana’s Cajun country. But they are wanted creatures nonetheless.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago
November 20, 2002
Ban applauded
November 20, 2002
School fact
November 20, 2002
Pain relief
November 20, 2002
Reservists may get early notice
November 20, 2002
National Guard and Reserve members whose special skills would be needed in a war with Iraq might get advance notice of possible mobilization, even though President Bush has not yet decided whether to use military force, a senior Pentagon official said Tuesday.
Iraq promises to meet deadline
November 20, 2002
Iraq will meet a Dec. 8 deadline for declaring whether it still has any weapons of mass destruction, a senior adviser to President Saddam Hussein said Tuesday.
Indictment details allegations against Wittig, Topeka banker
November 20, 2002
Here’s a look at the allegations contained in the federal grand jury indictment against David Wittig and Clinton Odell Weidner II.
City briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Fireworks ban final ¢ Six applicants approved for housing grants
Stella L. Luse
November 20, 2002
Campaign targets drugged drivers
November 20, 2002
Federal officials embarked Tuesday on their most comprehensive effort to reduce the thousands of deaths blamed on drivers under the influence of illegal drugs.
Terror concerns high on NATO summit agenda
November 20, 2002
President Bush urged NATO allies to “come with us” and help disarm Saddam Hussein, even as summit diplomats said Tuesday the alliance will not take up arms collectively against Iraq.
Potatoes play supporting role in feast
November 20, 2002
The centerpiece of the family Thanksgiving feast is most often the legendary turkey. Almost as important on most tables, however, are the beloved side dishes we look forward to as much as the main event.
Jayni adds a twist to Thanksgiving dinner
November 20, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “A Contemporary Twist to the Traditional Dinner.”” Host Jayni Carey will prepare dishes for Thanksgiving dinner, including the following recipes.
Landlord sentenced for spying on tenants
November 20, 2002
A Lawrence landlord convicted of spying on tenants was sentenced Tuesday to 60 days in jail, to be followed by 18 months probation.
On the record
November 20, 2002
Michael Jackson shows off youngest
Child dangled from hotel balcony
November 20, 2002
Michael Jackson rewarded fans outside his Berlin hotel with a brief appearance and a glimpse of his youngest child - dangling the toddler over a fourth-floor balcony.
Short and sweet
November 20, 2002
¢ Deep fry lovers sought to share turkey stories ¢ Food hotline offered during holiday season
Max Edward Haring
November 20, 2002
Cookbooks, Web sites provide information about veganism
November 20, 2002
There is a wealth of information about veganism available on the Internet and in bookstores.
Setting a new course
Health, ethical reasons attract some residents to animal-free diet
November 20, 2002
Imagine a diet completely devoid of animal products and byproducts. No meat of any kind, no dairy and no eggs. Not even honey - sorry, it’s made by bees. Let’s see, what’s left over? Fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds and nuts. The good news is you can have as much of these as you like.
Local briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Dole Institute director speaks today in D.C. ¢ Schools: Gas pipe rupture empties East Heights ¢ Schools: Gas pipe rupture empties East Heights ¢ Education: DeSoto schools’ chief to retire at year’s end
Study: Health-care clinic for uninsured saving LMH millions
November 20, 2002
Health Care Access is saving Lawrence Memorial Hospital at least $1 million a year, according to a study released Tuesday.
Ten-year anniversary nears for case of KU student’s disappearance
November 20, 2002
They all vanished virtually without a trace. Earlier this month it was four college-age people in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ten years ago next month, it was a Kansas University student in Lawrence.
Drug deal gone awry behind slaying
Trial ordered for suspect charged with murder
November 20, 2002
A drug dealing operation goes awry. A ringleader orders the kidnapping of one of the partners in crime, whose body is found seven months later buried in a field.
Westar chief pleads innocent
David Wittig makes first appearance in hearing on fraud charges
November 20, 2002
Westar Energy chief executive David Wittig and a former bank officer pleaded innocent Tuesday to illegally steering a $1.5 million loan for Wittig into a real estate investment for the banker.
Operation WildLife faces budget crunch
November 20, 2002
Operation WildLife is on the financial ropes, jeopardizing the life-saving care the organization provides raptors, migratory birds and other orphaned animals. Donations to the wildlife rehabilitation facility near Eudora have been dwindling, its founder said Tuesday.
6News video: West Lawrence rezoning tabled by commissioners
November 20, 2002
6News reports on Tuesday’s city commission decision to put on hold a request for rezoning an area in West Lawrence.
Tiger’s Augusta stance solid
Editorial won’t sway golfer’s view of club’s all-male policy
November 20, 2002
Tiger Woods hasn’t changed his mind about playing at the all-male Augusta National Golf Club despite a New York Times editorial calling on him to skip the Masters.
6Sports video: Jayhawks crush Holy Cross
November 20, 2002
6Sports reports on the Jayhawks’ win over the Holy Cross Crusaders in the first round of the preseason NIT.
6Sports video: Senior linebacker bright spot for Jayhawks
November 20, 2002
6Sports reports on senior linebacker Greg Cole.
Tech gets early commit
November 20, 2002
A 16-year-old sophomore forward at Greenville High School has orally committed to play at Texas Tech even though he won’t be able to play for Bob Knight until the fall of 2005.
Not bad, for openers - Kansas 81, Holy Cross 57
Langford, Jayhawks avenged
November 20, 2002
Revenge, or so they say, is sweet. “Revenge on Holy Cross, and I feel I gained some personal revenge tonight,” Kansas University sophomore guard Keith Langford said after scoring 15 points off 7-of-8 shooting in the Jayhawks’ 81-57 Preseason NIT victory over Holy Cross on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
6News video: School board sets April 1st date for bond vote
November 20, 2002
6News reports on Monday night’s Lawrence School Board meeting.
Clyde A. Little
November 20, 2002
Senate passes homeland security bill
November 20, 2002
The Senate voted decisively Tuesday to create a Homeland Security Department, delivering a triumph to President Bush and setting the stage for the biggest government reshuffling in a half-century as a way to thwart and respond to terrorist attacks.
6News video: KU researchers to develop plans for emergency evacuations
November 20, 2002
6News reports on the research to be conducted by a group at KU to improve emergency evacuation plans for disabled people.
NBA Briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Jordan’s ex-girlfriend denies extortion attempt ¢ Jackson moves up career assists list ¢ Mavericks center has knee surgery ¢ Wolves activate Smith; Szczerbiak shelved
NBA Roundup: Mavs stomp L.A.
Dallas ups record to 11-0 by routing Lakers, 98-72
November 20, 2002
The Mavericks and Lakers have played many ugly, lopsided games over the last decade. But never before has Dallas looked so good and Los Angeles so awful.
Graves speaks out
Juco transfer slims down, ‘trying to make up’
November 20, 2002
Kansas University’s Jeff Graves craves grilled cheese sandwiches. But after feeling the heat from the Jayhawk community because he was overweight, the junior from Lee’s Summit, Mo., has had to cut back on his cheesy favorites.
College Football Briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Vols’ Washington stable ¢ Gator lineman hurt ¢ Charleston adds football
George David Blair
November 20, 2002
Willingham: Irish must focus
November 20, 2002
Tyrone Willingham wants the focus on Rutgers, not Notre Dame’s next opponent. The No. 8 Irish should be focused on Rutgers (1-9), not thinking about next week’s game at No. 7 Southern California (8-2), Willingham said.
Carol Ray ‘Casey’ Knisley III
November 20, 2002
NFL Briefs
November 20, 2002
¢ Maddox out of hospital ¢ Rams’ QB Bulger ailing ¢ Cowboys lose pair ¢ Peppers to play Sunday
Wildcats qualify for NAIA tourney
November 20, 2002
Baker University’s men’s soccer squad has earned a trip to the NAIA Tournament for the first time in program history.
Correspondent to give Hall lecture series talk
November 20, 2002
A correspondent for Atlantic Monthly and author of “Warrior Politics” will present a talk titled “The Roots of Future Conflict” at Kansas University.
Trial ordered for suspect charged with murder
November 20, 2002
A drug dealing operation goes awry. A ringleader orders the kidnapping of one of the partners in crime, whose body is found seven months later buried in a field.
Permits for new Lawrence single-family homes surge in October
November 20, 2002
October was the busiest month yet this year for new home construction in Lawrence, according to a recently released report from city officials.
Wildcats qualify for NAIA tourney
November 20, 2002
Baker UniversityâÂÂs menâÂÂs soccer squad has earned a trip to the NAIA Tournament for the first time in program history.
Langford, Jayhawks avenged
November 20, 2002
Revenge, or so they say, is sweet. âÂÂRevenge on Holy Cross, and I feel I gained some personal revenge tonight,â Kansas University sophomore guard Keith Langford said after scoring 15 points off 7-of-8 shooting in the Jayhawksâ 81-57 Preseason NIT victory over Holy Cross on Tuesday night at Allen Fieldhouse.
KU seeks evacuation plans that account for disabled
November 20, 2002
If Kansas University’s Dole Human Development Center caught fire, Dot Nary isn’t sure she could make it out quickly and safely. Nary, who uses a wheelchair, wants to change that.
6th and SLT development put on hold
November 20, 2002
The cityâÂÂs march toward the northwest slowed Tuesday night. City commissioners on Tuesday tabled a proposal for a 92-acre residential and commercial development on the southeast corner of Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway.
Operation WildLife faces budget crunch
November 20, 2002
Operation WildLife is on the financial ropes, jeopardizing the life-saving care the organization provides raptors, migratory birds and other orphaned animals. Donations to the wildlife rehabilitation facility near Eudora have been dwindling, its founder said Tuesday.
s disappearance
November 20, 2002
They all vanished virtually without a trace. Earlier this month it was four college-age people in Minnesota and Wisconsin. Ten years ago next month, it was a Kansas University student in Lawrence.
Health, ethical reasons attract some residents to animal-free diet
November 20, 2002
Imagine a diet completely devoid of animal products and byproducts. No meat of any kind, no dairy and no eggs. Not even honey - sorry, it’s made by bees. Let’s see, what’s left over? Fruits, vegetables, grains, seeds and nuts. The good news is you can have as much of these as you like.
Edgewood Homes fire sparked by smoldering wall, say investigators
November 20, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:40 p.m.) A fire that caused $50,000 in damage to a four-unit building at Edgwood Homes Tuesday night — and even more damage when it rekindled Wednesday morning — was caused by flooring workers who started a closet wall to smolder, Lawrence’s fire chief said Wednesday afternoon.
Pit bulls to be euthanized, charges filed against owners
November 20, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 12:54 p.m.) Two pit bulls who got loose on Nov. 11 and killed Lancelot, a 12-year-old Labrador in east Lawrence, will be destroyed this week, a Lawrence city official said Wednesday.
Thomas, Chenowith on NBDL rosters
November 20, 2002
Two former Kansas University basketball players will be playing in the National Basketball Developmental League this season.
s move to insurance office sparks GOP battle
November 20, 2002
Now the formal battle to succeed state Sen. Sandy Praeger can begin. The Lawrence Republican, elected Nov. 5 to become the next Kansas Insurance Commissioner, said Tuesday she would resign her Senate seat Jan. 12, the day before being sworn in to succeed governor-elect Kathleen Sebelius as the state’s top insurance regulator.
People
November 20, 2002
¢ $1 million bid for Eminem’s house ¢ Singer resists arrest ¢ A surreal wedding ¢ Just call me Tom
Briefly
November 20, 2002
¢ California: Tree-sitter rejects plan to move oak ¢ Ohio: Search on for remaining escapee from Kentucky