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s program to open against Texas-El Paso today
November 24, 2002
After two close exhibition victories, Kansas University womenâÂÂs basketball coach Marian Washington has her team where she wants it.
Prepare to keep your home snug for cold winter season
November 24, 2002
We have been blessed with a beautiful autumn. However, the signs of winter are impossible to ignore.
Russian string quartet to play at Lied today
November 24, 2002
The St. Petersburg String Quartet will bring a distinctly Russian sound - one that stirs echoes of StalinâÂÂs Communist reign - to the Lied Center today.
Organic materials help enrich soil
November 24, 2002
Most gardeners know building a deep rich soil is the key to success when it comes to growing flowers and vegetables.
KU researchers tackle worldwide land mines
November 24, 2002
Bory Pen loves being in the United States, where you can walk wherever you want. ItâÂÂs not like that in Cambodia, the Kansas University graduate studentâÂÂs home country. There, land mines in rural areas restrict everything from agriculture to childrenâÂÂs play.
Dozens of artisans to hawk kooky wares at Bizarre Bazaar
November 24, 2002
The Bizarre Bazaar started with a collection of artists who weren’t really “holiday arts center folks.” “We were a little more off-beat or a little bit weird,” said Nancy Hubbel, one of the original artists who still shows in the bazaar every year.
Russian string quartet to play at Lied today
November 24, 2002
The St. Petersburg String Quartet will bring a distinctly Russian sound - one that stirs echoes of Stalin’s Communist reign - to the Lied Center today.
Beyond the basic building blocks
KU student exhibit showcases architectural innovations of tomorrow
November 24, 2002
The I-70 Business Center - formerly the Tanger Outlet Mall - is not exactly an architectural gem.
Author examines career woman
Men don’t fare well in ‘I Don’t Know How She Does It’
November 24, 2002
Like most working mothers, Kate Reddy wouldn’t read this book. It’s not that she doesn’t want to read about herself or couldn’t use the laughs. She isn’t afraid of harsh words - her inner critic never punches out - or of name calling (“Mother Inferior” and “double agent,” to name just two).
Elva Browning
November 24, 2002
Volleyball: MU trips KU
Tigers prevail in five games
November 24, 2002
Just like last week’s match with Texas A&M, Saturday’s volleyball match between Kansas University and No. 22 Missouri was epic - five games, a deafening crowd and a thrilling ending.
UNC matchup difficult for Williams
KU coach not looking forward to facing alma mater
November 24, 2002
Like all true, sky blue University of North Carolina graduates, Roy Williams has memorized the refrain of the school’s alma mater, “Hark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices.”
Guard units prepare for possible deployment
Families learn to cope with absence
November 24, 2002
Soldiers in Kansas Army and Air National Guard units are finding the anticipation for an attack on Iraq different from preparations more than a decade ago.
Oncologists say drug dilutions hastened cancer patient’s death
November 24, 2002
For the first time, federal prosecutors say they have proof that pharmacist Robert R. Courtney’s dilution of chemotherapy drugs hastened a cancer patient’s death.
Plan first
November 24, 2002
The time it takes to develop a plan for the future of a major northwest Lawrence intersection will pay long-term dividends both for residents and developers. The Lawrence City Commission’s decision to table a plan for a major commercial development in northwest Lawrence is raising objections from some corners, but it may well prevent a far larger controversy down the road.
University provides bulk of Lawrence volunteers
November 24, 2002
On a mild fall afternoon last week, Andrew Hare and a dozen or so other members of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity at Kansas University could be found at Quail Run Park in West Lawrence, picking up trash.
KU researchers tackle worldwide land mines
November 24, 2002
Bory Pen loves being in the United States, where you can walk wherever you want. It’s not like that in Cambodia, the Kansas University graduate student’s home country. There, land mines in rural areas restrict everything from agriculture to children’s play.
Westar replaces Wittig
Former executive Jim Haines eager to return to company
November 24, 2002
Novelists hold critical mirror to Cuban society
November 24, 2002
Neither political dissidents nor government mouthpieces, Cuba’s two most widely acclaimed writers hold a critical mirror up to their country’s society, reflecting the differences between the frustrations and failings of real life on the island and the illusory world of government propaganda.
Lawrence briefs
November 24, 2002
¢ Data storage network awaits county approval ¢ Selections planned for Rock Chalk Revue ¢ Santa Claus is coming to downtown Lawrence ¢ Spirit Squad raises money for charity
Business briefs
November 24, 2002
Retail expectations a mixed bag for holidays
Consumers may be wary of credit-card debt
November 24, 2002
Retailers and economists are predicting holiday shoppers in the Lawrence area will spend about as much as they did last year, but the wild card in their predictions may be the credit card.
Governors say security vulnerable to budget woes
November 24, 2002
States are in a bind when it comes to homeland defense: Nearly every step needed to increase safety requires more cash, and nearly every state is facing a fiscal crisis.
Event to raise funds for mine removal
November 24, 2002
Lawrence residents can do their part in removing land mines by attending a dinner next month sponsored by Kansas UniversityâÂÂs Office of International Programs.
Thomas Hough
November 24, 2002
Services for Williamson âÂÂBillâ Thomas Hough, 80, Keswick, will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at Christ Church Episcopal, Charlottesville. Burial will be at a later date in Arlington National Cemetery. Mr. Hough died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at his home.
Experts expect increase in travelers this year
November 24, 2002
Terrorism fears have eased and more people are traveling and flying this Thanksgiving holiday, travel industry experts say. âÂÂItâÂÂs been a year since Sept. 11, and I think people are just more willing to travel now,â said Amanda Millard, spokesman for AAA Kansas in Topeka.
University provides bulk of Lawrence volunteers
November 24, 2002
On a mild fall afternoon last week, Andrew Hare and a dozen or so other members of the Phi Kappa Theta fraternity at Kansas University could be found at Quail Run Park in West Lawrence, picking up trash.
Consumers may be wary of credit-card debt
November 24, 2002
Retailers and economists are predicting holiday shoppers in the Lawrence area will spend about as much as they did last year, but the wild card in their predictions may be the credit card.
Former executive Jim Haines eager to return to company
November 24, 2002
Jim Haines, former chief executive of El Paso Electric, was named Saturday as the new president and chief executive of Westar Energy Inc. Haines, 56, replaces David Wittig who resigned Friday under federal indictment for fraud and money laundering charges.
Critics say sound barriers would only add more concrete to unwanted project
November 24, 2002
State transportation officials still want to spend $105 million to drive a new highway through the Baker Wetlands. And theyâÂÂre willing to spend another $2 million to keep it quiet.
Impressionist exhibit shows emergence of modern Paris
November 24, 2002
Paris emerged from bloody turmoil in the early 1870s to become the cultural center of Europe, and an exhibition offers a sampling of the art that accompanied the transformation.
Choir exchange proves kids will be kids
November 24, 2002
They might as well have been singing “It’s a Small World after All.” Young vocalists from the Lawrence Children’s Choir and the Moscow Boys Choir discovered Saturday afternoon that despite differences in geography, children in Russia do a lot of the same things as children in America.
Red Ribbon Art Auction celebrates 10th anniversary
November 24, 2002
It’s been 10 years since Lawrence painter Dennis Helm succumbed to AIDS :quot; 10 years since his friends and fellow artists dreamt up the Red Ribbon Art Auction to honor his life.
Scrap-metal artistry gives rabbi source of inspiration
November 24, 2002
Sparks scatter on the floor like fireworks as the welder touches the powerful blue flame to the right hand of the 9-foot steel statue.
Hullabaloo hub for vintage items
Hollywood seeks gems at St. Louis wholesaler
November 24, 2002
Donna Knott is spreading bad taste around the world, one pair of Go-Go boots at a time. Her vintage wholesaling business in St. Louis has become a portal to Hollywood for the old, and often unworn, treasures hiding in the nation’s closets.
Endeavour blasts off
First American Indian launched into space
November 24, 2002
Space shuttle Endeavour streaked into orbit Saturday night after weeks of delay, carrying up a new set of residents and another massive building block for the international space station.
Israeli forces kill U.N. official
Palestinians award ‘martyr’ Noble Jerusalem medal
November 24, 2002
Israel on Saturday said its troops fatally shot a U.N. official during a West Bank firefight with Palestinian gunmen because he had what appeared to be a gun and because Palestinians were firing at troops from inside the U.N. compound.
Department lags in video equipment
November 24, 2002
Record it. Because of their concerns about the way Lawrence Police Department does some interrogations, members of the Douglas County Bar Assn. are urging the department to install video and audio recording devices in police vehicles to record interrogations.
Horoscopes
November 24, 2002
Winter house rules
Prepare to keep your home snug for cold winter season
November 24, 2002
We have been blessed with a beautiful autumn. However, the signs of winter are impossible to ignore.
Adjustable-rate mortgages may still be a good deal
November 24, 2002
Been thinking about replacing your adjustable-rate mortgage with a fixed-rate loan to lock in today’s terrific low rates? Think again. Some ARM holders - not all - might do better staying the course, especially now that the Federal Reserve has reduced short-term interest rates to their lowest levels since the 1950s.
Stones’ know how to move geriatric fans
November 24, 2002
Recently I attended a Rolling Stones concert. This is something I do every two decades. I saw the Stones in the 1960s, and again in the 1980s. I plan to see them next in the 2020s, then the 2040s, then the 2060s, at their 100th anniversary concert.
What would Jesus drive? Oh, please
November 24, 2002
All this week in Detroit, we’ve seen sober, serious newspaper articles and TV reports about the “What Would Jesus Drive?” campaign by some religious leaders. Their stated aim is to persuade auto companies to make cleaner, more efficient vehicles.
Holiday travel season begins
Experts expect increase in travelers this year
November 24, 2002
Terrorism fears have eased and more people are traveling and flying this Thanksgiving holiday, travel industry experts say. “It’s been a year since Sept. 11, and I think people are just more willing to travel now,” said Amanda Millard, spokesman for AAA Kansas in Topeka.
Organic materials help enrich soil
November 24, 2002
Most gardeners know building a deep rich soil is the key to success when it comes to growing flowers and vegetables.
Top 25 Men: No. 1 Arizona routs WKU
November 24, 2002
No. 1 Arizona delivered an ominous message to future opponents in its season opener: Look out.
Briefly
November 24, 2002
¢ New York: Hamptons real estate broker charged in fatal hit-and-run ¢ Beijing: N. Korea to ban U.S. dollars ¢ Philippines: Bus ride turns fatal ¢ Minneapolis: Girl killed by stray bullet
Betta fish can live solitary lives in bowls
November 24, 2002
When it comes to the single, solitary aquatic life, most people think of the goldfish in his little bowl. But there is another type of fish that lives in even closer digs, and is arguably better suited to them: the Betta, also known as the Siamese fighting fish.
Cat rejects diet for kidney disease
November 24, 2002
My cat only eats grocery store cat food, even though my vet recommends a special diet for her kidney disease. Is this OK?
Try these gift ideas for friends and family
November 24, 2002
We’re approaching holiday time again, and the seniors on my gift-giving list seem the hardest to shop for. Some are in nursing homes; others have houses filled with the accumulated gifts of years. Clothing is such a personal thing. Any new ideas?
Everything just falls into place’ for Wildcats - No. 10 Kansas State 38, Missouri 0
Sproles rushes for 116 yards, scores as K-State blanks Tigers in Columbia, Mo., for first time since 1955
November 24, 2002
Kansas State finished the regular season looking like it belonged among the Big 12’s best, even if the Wildcats won’t make it to the championship game.
Guest lineup for today’s news shows
November 24, 2002
Guest lineup for today’s TV news shows:
Seahawks could be Holmes’ next victim
November 24, 2002
Priest Holmes is finding his stride again, just in time to face the NFL’s worst rushing defense.
KU student exhibit showcases architectural innovations of tomorrow
November 24, 2002
The I-70 Business Center - formerly the Tanger Outlet Mall - is not exactly an architectural gem.
Bulldogs record 31-10 mark, end season with trip to state tournament
November 24, 2002
It took 31 years for Baldwin HighâÂÂs volleyball team to make a return trip to the state tournament, but donâÂÂt expect the next drought to last that long. It wouldnâÂÂt surprise Bulldogs coach Jill Brown if the Bulldogs went to Salina again next year.
Bookstore
November 24, 2002
Harold C. Rubendall
November 24, 2002
Ernest W. Bremer
November 24, 2002
Wellsville âÂÂ:quot; Services for Ernest W. Bremer, 81, Wellsville, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Wellsville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wellsville Cemetery. Mr. Bremer died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at his home.
Elva Browning
November 24, 2002
Services for Elva Browning, 97, Ottawa, will be at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at First Christian Church, Ottawa. Interment will follow at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Mrs. Browning died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at Richmond Care Center.
Rooms and roots
November 24, 2002
This week on “Home and Away,” host Cathy Hamilton will take a sneak preview of the 2002 Festival of Trees, the popular annual event benefiting The Shelter.
Center helps via hotline
November 24, 2002
It happened again last night - a client asked me how much trouble his dog was in from eating Oreo cookies. The pet owner had heard about the possible toxic effects of chocolate on dogs but didn’t know how much or what kind was critical. In this case, the incident was not a problem. But so many times, pet owners wonder when it truly is a problem.
Finding vintage clothing online remains virtual treasure hunt
November 24, 2002
Patricia Handschiegel had watched her technologically inclined boyfriend get great deals buying computer equipment on eBay but she wasn’t really interested in the whole online auction thing when motherboards and memory chips were on the block.
Collectors fond of clocks
November 24, 2002
Clocks are popular with collectors for many reasons. They tell time. They are attractive. Many are made with fancy wood or metal trim, porcelain cases, enameled dials and figural parts.
Donations help save ‘Harlem Song’
November 24, 2002
“Harlem Song” has been saved. More than $300,000 from a variety of public and private sources has come through for the musical revue, allowing the production to complete its engagement this year at the historic Apollo Theater and return next fall for a three-month season.
Director prepares to bring Italian opera to Broadway
November 24, 2002
Baz Luhrmann is upfront about the challenge: “Bringing Italian opera to Broadway is not the easiest way to have a hit,” he says with a laugh.
Christmas Schooner’ a heartwarming, family show
November 24, 2002
Though it’s a bit early in the holiday season for a Christmas play, the messages in “The Christmas Schooner” transcend its yuletide setting.
Youth talent audition deadline is Dec. 11
November 24, 2002
The deadline for the Topeka Symphony’s 50th Annual Youth Talent Auditions is Dec. 11.
What are you reading?
November 24, 2002
Travel briefs
November 24, 2002
¢ Top 10 roller coasters ¢ Wilderness group offers volunteer opportunities ¢ Let professionals ship your luggage
Sundance shines as vacation destination
November 24, 2002
Sundance Village, Robert Redford’s own resort at the base of the Wasatch Range’s highest peak in Utah, is known worldwide for its annual film festival. But it also offers a low-key, no-hassle escape just about any time of year in what the actor calls rustic elegance.
Douglas County Senior Services
November 24, 2002
Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers several classes. All Douglas County residents age 55 and older may participate. Future seniors also are welcome if space allows.
Wichita parents like private company’s school curriculum
November 24, 2002
School officials want to cancel a private company’s contract to run two schools, but parents are hoping to keep its curriculum in place.
On the record
November 24, 2002
The Motley Fool
November 24, 2002
¢ Name That Company ¢ Know your terms ¢ Starbucks’ hot plans ¢ Banking on it
Counseling service offers advice
November 24, 2002
Officials with the Consumer Credit Counseling Service say there are several ways holiday shoppers can help control the amount of debt they accumulate during the gift-buying season. They are:
Briefcase
November 24, 2002
¢ College students create ‘comfortable’ Foof chairs ¢ Motley Fool: Name that company
Bush urges nations to defend freedoms
November 24, 2002
In two nations once darkened by Nazi and Communist rule, President Bush vowed Saturday to defend hard-won freedoms behind the former Iron Curtain. He said fledgling NATO states must in turn help defeat “new and terrible dangers.”
Area Briefs
November 24, 2002
¢ ACLU grants award to Kansas science group ¢ KU group receives grant to celebrate MLK Day
NBA Roundup: Grizzlies halt 13-game slide
Memphis whips Wizards; Mavs silence Sonics, improve to 13-0
November 24, 2002
Memphis’ first sellout crowd of the season saw Michael Jordan play and the Grizzlies win. Earl Watson came off the bench to score a career-high 17 points as the Grizzlies beat Jordan and the Washington Wizards 85-74 Saturday night to snap a 13-game losing streak.
Big 12 Women: Sooners stop Oral Roberts
November 24, 2002
Caton Hill had 17 points and 13 rebounds to lead No. 23 Oklahoma to a 70-42 victory against Oral Roberts on Saturday night in the Bertha Teague Classic.
Shockers barely survive
November 24, 2002
Randy Burns hit a 3-pointer with 18.4 seconds left and Jamar Howard finished with a team-best 18 points, helping Wichita State hold off Texas-Arlington to win its season opener 76-74 Saturday.
Big 12 Men: OU easily pummels Princeton
November 24, 2002
Ebi Ere started quickly for No. 7 Oklahoma and didn’t slow down much. Ere scored the Sooners’ first nine points and finished with 27 Saturday as Oklahoma beat Princeton 82-63 in the championship game of the Sooner Invitational.
Journal World All-Area Volleyball: Baldwin nets best season in 31 years
Bulldogs record 31-10 mark, end season with trip to state tournament
November 24, 2002
It took 31 years for Baldwin High’s volleyball team to make a return trip to the state tournament, but don’t expect the next drought to last that long. It wouldn’t surprise Bulldogs coach Jill Brown if the Bulldogs went to Salina again next year.
KU bench prospects encouraging
Jayhawks’ reserves must ‘do no harm,’ then concentrate on improvement
November 24, 2002
While Kansas basketball is going through its shakedown cruise, the five players who must provide “the bench” should adopt the No. 1 priority of physicians’ Hippocratic Oath: First, do no harm.
Roundup: OU wins South
Sooners smack Texas Tech, 60-15
November 24, 2002
Oklahoma left no doubt about who’s best in the Big 12 South. The fourth-ranked Sooners controlled the ball with Quentin Griffin and harassed Kliff Kingsbury from start to finish in Saturday night’s 60-15 victory over No. 24 Texas Tech.
Top 25 Roundup: Buckeyes eye national championship
No. 2 Ohio State qualifies for title game with 14-9 win over No. 9 Michigan
November 24, 2002
Somehow, the goal posts in Ohio Stadium are still upright. And at long last, Ohio State’s perfect season didn’t come crashing down against Michigan, either.
It’s the little things
Age, vision loss fail to cripple artist’s creative spirit
November 24, 2002
Hundreds of tiny eyes stare up from a table in Betty Milliken’s North Lawrence front room. They’re windows to the world for diminutive faces molded in bubble gum, window caulk and grapefruit skin. The entire room is lined with shelves bearing stacks of trays, each holding another layer of strange miniature likenesses - the children of Milliken’s obsessively artistic imagination.
Kansas soccer loses
November 24, 2002
Weber State ended Kansas University’s soccer season with a 2-1 victory in the NIRSA men’s college club championship tournament on Friday.
Baker women tumble
November 24, 2002
Gayla Brown scored 11 points and Erin Robinson 10 in Baker’s 70-48 loss to Washburn on Saturday night. Baker fell to 3-5 overall, while Washburn is 1-0.
Jayhawks finish fourth
November 24, 2002
Kansas University’s swim team placed fourth in a 10-team field Saturday at the Nike Cup Invitational. KU had a three-day total of 435.5 points, finishing behind North Carolina (959), Virginia Tech (573.5) and Michigan (534).
Haskell downs Graceland
Forwards lead Fightin’ Indians to 75-63 victory
November 24, 2002
It took Phil Homeratha more than three minutes to find the right keys to let his Haskell Indians Nations University women’s basketball team inside its locker room at halftime.
Is Slocum out? If so, is Franchione in?
Even victory against Oklahoma may not be enough to save Texas A&M coach’s job
November 24, 2002
From the looks of it, an unranked team defeating the No. 1 team in the country late in the season no longer carries the cachet it once did.
Teske takes top spot at ADT
Webb, Sorenstam one stroke back entering final round
November 24, 2002
Rachel Teske doesn’t have Hall of Fame credentials like her two challengers in the ADT Championship. At least she has the lead.
Jayhawks ready to open basketball season
Rebuilding Kansas women’s program to open against Texas-El Paso today
November 24, 2002
After two close exhibition victories, Kansas University women’s basketball coach Marian Washington has her team where she wants it.
Many resident deer permits available without drawing
November 24, 2002
Wildlife and Parks is offering a number of resident deer permits that may be purchased without going through a drawing.
Stamps record pictorial
November 24, 2002
The vivid history of the United States passes gloriously in review each year through its postage stamps.
More CWD discovered in Colorado
November 24, 2002
Nine more mule deer and an elk taken by hunters outside the chronic wasting disease established area in northeastern Colorado have tested positive for the disease.
Cheney latest state park with cabins
November 24, 2002
Cheney State Park visitors have a new alternative for overnight accommodations. Seven cabins have been erected in the West Shore area of the park and are now available to visitors year round.
States need break from federal mandates
November 24, 2002
It was an ordinary couple days on Stateline.org, the invaluable Web site that covers developments in the state capitols. Which means, of course, that the news was filled with doom and gloom. California Gov. Gray Davis, a Democrat, began his second term by learning that the budget deficit next year will likely be double the $10 billion he had anticipated.
Judge advances lead paint lawsuit
November 24, 2002
A judge’s ruling Friday pushed forward the city’s effort to collect millions of dollars in damages from lead paint contamination.
Safety first
November 24, 2002
Pet issues
November 24, 2002
5 die during firefighter strike
November 24, 2002
Five people died and the home of a striking firefighter was hit by a suspected arson attack as firefighters continued their national walkout Saturday.
Kind act
November 24, 2002
Bush praises Congress
November 24, 2002
President Bush took time out Saturday from a European trip to praise Congress for passing bills that he said would help protect Americans from terrorism and produce jobs.
Mother, state agency sued by surviving son
November 24, 2002
Jerry Bass was 8 years old when his mother fatally abused his triplet brothers in what authorities called one of the worst cases they had ever seen.
Event to raise funds for mine removal
November 24, 2002
Lawrence residents can do their part in removing land mines by attending a dinner next month sponsored by Kansas University’s Office of International Programs.
Old home town - 100 years ago today
November 24, 2002
Groups for abuse victims to seek legislative help
November 24, 2002
Advocates for victims of clergy sexual abuse, frustrated with Catholic bishops’ recent revisions to an abuse prevention policy, said Saturday they would lobby legislators to enact protections because they cannot rely on the church to do the job.
Wind farms eye Western Kansas
November 24, 2002
Two companies are considering projects to generate power from the prairie winds in western Kansas. Wichita County contacted 16 wind-farm developers last year in hopes of boosting the economy, said Sharla Kenzel, the county’s economic development director.
White House defends FBI probe
Agent’s task of investigating Saudi links to 9-11 ‘difficult’
November 24, 2002
The White House on Saturday defended the FBI’s handling of a diplomatically sensitive investigation into reports that Saudi Arabia provided money that helped support two of the 9-11 hijackers.
Lawrence Commuter Report
November 24, 2002
Williamson ‘Bill’ Thomas Hough
November 24, 2002
Dorothy Lillian Cox Corcoran
November 24, 2002
Ernest W. Bremer
November 24, 2002
Nation celebrates adoptions
November 24, 2002
Courthouses opened their doors Saturday to let children celebrate ceremonies that made their adoptions - and their new families - a legal reality.
Marvel Comics adds twist to superhero
Prequel pays tribute to black heroes
November 24, 2002
Marvel Comics is shaking up one of its iconic superheroes - and some fans - with a series that imagines the original “Captain America” as a black Army recruit.
Local Briefs
November 24, 2002
¢ Headquarters volunteers tout suicide awareness ¢ Energy: Sierra Club tours mill ¢ Holidays: Volunteer caroling group seeks singers and gigs
Nature preserve celebrates repairs
November 24, 2002
John McGrew believes in personal sanctuaries. And his land donations to the city of Lawrence have helped provide area residents with undisturbed natural retreats for more than 15 years.
Teacher says students learn about rights
November 24, 2002
An individual’s constitutional rights during police searches and interrogation are taught to high school students - and not just by teachers, said Paul Stuewe, Lawrence High School political science and history teacher.
GOP predicts power surge in Senate
November 24, 2002
In victory, magnanimity. So said Winston Churchill, and after this month’s elections, Mitch Bainwol, executive director of the National Republican Senatorial Committee, is so Churchillian that his overflowing magnanimity extends even to Sen. James Jeffords of Vermont.
Trafficway includes plan for noise control
Critics say sound barriers would only add more concrete to unwanted project
November 24, 2002
State transportation officials still want to spend $105 million to drive a new highway through the Baker Wetlands. And they’re willing to spend another $2 million to keep it quiet.
Department lags in video equipment
November 24, 2002
Record it. Because of their concerns about the way Lawrence Police Department does some interrogations, members of the Douglas County Bar Assn. are urging the department to install video and audio recording devices in police vehicles to record interrogations.
New York’s legendary Algonquin Hotel celebrates its centennial
November 24, 2002
The Algonquin Hotel threw itself a 100th birthday party Friday, recalling the glory days when literary legends gathered in its oak-paneled lobby to trade witticisms and tip back drinks.
Incidents shine light on questionable police conduct
November 24, 2002
The Lawrence Police Department is under fire from defense attorneys, civil liberties advocates and even judges who say the agency needs lessons in conducting interrogations and searches so constitutional rights aren’t mangled or criminal cases bungled.
Regret can be used to develop healthy perspective
November 24, 2002
Regret is as old as conscience itself, a staple of Bible stories and barroom confessions through the ages. Yet only recently have researchers begun to clarify its emotional impact and learn how it affects our health and behavior.
First-time bonefish angler finds catching one ‘kick in the head’
November 24, 2002
McClean’s Town, Bahamas - Doug Ibbetson, retired California banker, former Alaska fishing lodge operator and co-host of a West Coast radio fishing show, is about to become a goodwill ambassador for Bahamas bonefishing.
Need more deer hunt info? Buy video
November 24, 2002
With every November whitetail rut comes stories of big bucks taken by bowhunters. Rod Biggs has a trophy buck tale to tell. But it begins just two or three weeks earlier … when the Douglass hunter bought a bowhunting video.
Harold C. Rubendall
November 24, 2002
Services for Harold C. Rubendall, 79, Baldwin, will be at 1:30 p.m. Monday at the United Methodist Church, Sublette. Burial will be at Valley View Cemetery, Garden City, with military honors by Garden City-area veterans. Mr. Rubendall died Thursday, Nov. 21, 2002, at the Baldwin City Care Center.
Dorothy Lillian Cox Corcoran
November 24, 2002
Memorial Mass for Dorothy Lillian Cox Corcoran, 90, Raytown, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Harrisonville. Burial will follow at Mt. Olivet Cemetery, Kansas City, Mo. Mrs. Corcoran died Friday, Nov. 22, 2002, at St. LukeâÂÂs Hospital, Kansas City, Mo.
Nature preserve celebrates repairs
November 24, 2002
John McGrew believes in personal sanctuaries. And his land donations to the city of Lawrence have helped provide area residents with undisturbed natural retreats for more than 15 years.
KU coach not looking forward to facing alma mater
November 24, 2002
Like all true, sky blue University of North Carolina graduates, Roy Williams has memorized the refrain of the schoolâÂÂs alma mater, âÂÂHark the Sound of Tar Heel Voices.âÂÂ
Tigers prevail in five games
November 24, 2002
Just like last weekâÂÂs match with Texas A&M, SaturdayâÂÂs volleyball match between Kansas University and No. 22 Missouri was epic - five games, a deafening crowd and a thrilling ending.
Indians to 75-63 victory
November 24, 2002
It took Phil Homeratha more than three minutes to find the right keys to let his Haskell Indians Nations University womenâÂÂs basketball team inside its locker room at halftime.
Washburn belts Baker
November 24, 2002
Former Kansas player John Crider scored 12 points off 5-of-10 shooting in WashburnâÂÂs 71-53 menâÂÂs basketball victory over Baker on Saturday. Pedro Dos Santos scored 14 points and Brett Woolery 12 for BU, 7-2.
then concentrate on improvement
November 24, 2002
While Kansas basketball is going through its shakedown cruise, the five players who must provide âÂÂthe benchâ should adopt the No. 1 priority of physiciansâ Hippocratic Oath: First, do no harm.
Red Ribbon Art Auction celebrates 10th anniversary
November 24, 2002
It’s been 10 years since Lawrence painter Dennis Helm succumbed to AIDS âÂÂ:quot; 10 years since his friends and fellow artists dreamt up the Red Ribbon Art Auction to honor his life.
Choir exchange proves kids will be kids
November 24, 2002
They might as well have been singing “It’s a Small World after All.” Young vocalists from the Lawrence Children’s Choir and the Moscow Boys Choir discovered Saturday afternoon that despite differences in geography, children in Russia do a lot of the same things as children in America.
Incidents shine light on questionable police conduct
November 24, 2002
The Lawrence Police Department is under fire from defense attorneys, civil liberties advocates and even judges who say the agency needs lessons in conducting interrogations and searches so constitutional rights arenâÂÂt mangled or criminal cases bungled.
Teacher says students learn about rights
November 24, 2002
An individualâÂÂs constitutional rights during police searches and interrogation are taught to high school students - and not just by teachers, said Paul Stuewe, Lawrence High School political science and history teacher.
Washburn belts Baker
November 24, 2002
Former Kansas player John Crider scored 12 points off 5-of-10 shooting in Washburn’s 71-53 men’s basketball victory over Baker on Saturday. Pedro Dos Santos scored 14 points and Brett Woolery 12 for BU, 7-2.
Driver damages historic farm arch
November 24, 2002
An 89-year-old arch slated for historic preservation was damaged beyond repair when a construction driver misjudged the arch’s height and drove into it.
Briefly
November 24, 2002
¢ Florida: Cruise ship disinfected after illness breaks out ¢ Washington, D.C.: Company recalls meat after E. coli suspected ¢ Washington, D.C.: Peace Corps pulling volunteers from Jordan ¢ North Carolina: Inspectors of jail failed to detect violations
Briefly
November 24, 2002
¢ Pakistan: Country officially ends military dictatorship ¢ India: Land mine blast kills 12 ¢ Zimbabwe: Food woes worsen ¢ Bangui: River-taxi accident kills 58 passengers
Arts notes
November 24, 2002
¢ Teen artists to sell work at Adornment ¢ Community Theatre issues audition call ¢ KU, KSU faculty players collaborate for concert ¢ Discussion groups focus on Paule Marshall books ¢ KU student curates show of KC artist’s work ¢ Topeka Symphony performs at Washburn
Arts notes
November 24, 2002
¢ Copt painting installed in Topeka boardroom ¢ ‘Right Between the Ears’ to serve Yuletide yucks