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November 26, 2002
ansas coach Roy Williams and Matt Doherty wonâÂÂt be playing a celebrity one-on-one basketball game on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
KU hoopsters should enjoy their New York experience
November 26, 2002
Wayne Simien wants to see a Broadway show. Jeff Graves seeks a subway ride to Ground Zero. Keith Langford, meanwhile, merely wants to âÂÂpeople watchâ when heâÂÂs not busy practicing or playing Preseason NIT basketball games in the Big Apple this week.
Graves cuts state budget $78 million
November 26, 2002
(Updated Tuesday at 3:14 p.m.) In an effort to try to wipe out most of Kansas’ $310 million budget shortfall, Gov. Bill Graves announced Tuesday he has made $78 million in immediate cuts and identified other savings. None of the cuts affected education.
Sheriff says task challenging, time-consuming
November 26, 2002
Any given day, Douglas County Sheriff Rick TrappâÂÂs office has as many as 3,000 felony and misdemeanor warrants waiting to be served.
confidence
November 26, 2002
It is more common to find a teen who has braces or has had braces than finding one who never has had them. âÂÂBraces arenâÂÂt as ridicule-worthy as they were 20 years ago,â said Sarah Garlow, Free State High School junior. âÂÂIf you look at your classmates, more than half of them have or have had braces. They are so widely accepted now.âÂÂ
Lawrence High students reveal what they believe
November 26, 2002
Thinkers and philosophers all over the world have ideas and principles they embrace. Even companies have mission statements. So it is with Lawrence High School students.
s Dieterich
November 26, 2002
Fort Hays State University womenâÂÂs basketball coach Annette Wiles has developed productive pipeline to northeast Kansas.
Fast-food restaurants, offices scheduled for West Lawrence
November 26, 2002
A pair of fast-food restaurants and a new office building are in the works for the southwest corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive - but the closing of the Hereford House is not.
s future
November 26, 2002
Any future use of LawrenceâÂÂs former public library should honor the buildingâÂÂs tradition of public involvement and learning.
Briefly
November 26, 2002
¢ Iraq: U.N. inspector gives warning ¢ Washington, D.C.: U.S. approaches Iran about toppling Iraq ¢ Boston: Archdiocese told to release 11,000 church documents
County considers investment policy
November 26, 2002
Douglas County officials are working to ensure that the corporate scandals, accounting missteps and financial freefalls that have befallen Wall Street aren’t repeated at the corner of 11th and Massachusetts streets.
Woodrow R. Strobel
November 26, 2002
6Sports video: Despite playoff loss, Cards end season with school record
November 26, 2002
6Sports reports on the thoughts of Eudora High football coach Gregg Webb of next years football season.
In new ranking, state earns B- for response to drunken driving
November 26, 2002
Kansas ranks higher than most states for its response to drunken driving, a new report says, but the state is slipping.
Services seek holiday help
November 26, 2002
For Gerry CollieâÂÂs family, helping those less fortunate has become as much a tradition as pumpkin pie.
Woodrow R. Strobel
November 26, 2002
Private graveside services for Woodrow R. Strobel, 89, Eudora, will be today at Eudora Cemetery. Mr. Strobel died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at Eudora Nursing Center.
Daily ticker
November 26, 2002
Campaign funds OK for salaries
Candidates may pay selves with donations
November 26, 2002
Former Wisconsin congressional hopeful Bill Arndt told his wife they’d have to “live on love” when he took time off from his insurance job to campaign. Election officials decided Monday that candidates need a bit more than that.
Gruden: Sapp not dirty player
November 26, 2002
Tampa Bay coach Jon Gruden said Warren Sapp is not a dirty player and criticized Green Bay coach Mike Sherman for initiating an obscenity-laced argument with the Buccaneers All-Pro defensive tackle.
Hawks in the city
KU hoopsters should enjoy their New York experience
November 26, 2002
Wayne Simien wants to see a Broadway show. Jeff Graves seeks a subway ride to Ground Zero. Keith Langford, meanwhile, merely wants to “people watch” when he’s not busy practicing or playing Preseason NIT basketball games in the Big Apple this week.
Carnegie building not fit for shelter use, report says
November 26, 2002
The homeless may sleep under a bridge, out in the cold and in the elements of winter weather, but a city report released Monday suggests the vacated Carnegie Library building is not fit to serve as a temporary shelter.
Two birds
November 26, 2002
Home sales surge
Market on track to reach record
November 26, 2002
Sales of previously owned homes registered their third best month on record in October and are on track for a record this year, as the beacon of low mortgage rates turns house hunters into home buyers.
Bremer services
November 26, 2002
Carnegie building not fit for shelter use, report says
November 26, 2002
The homeless may sleep under a bridge, out in the cold and in the elements of winter weather, but a city report released Monday suggests the vacated Carnegie Library building is not fit to serve as a temporary shelter.
Services seek holiday help
November 26, 2002
For Gerry Collie’s family, helping those less fortunate has become as much a tradition as pumpkin pie.
Broncos continue uncharacteristic struggles at home
November 26, 2002
Denver has been the league’s best home team under coach Mike Shanahan, winning at a clip of 78 percent since 1995. Even when the Broncos were struggling, they still won in Denver.
Grizzlies show patience en route to first victory
November 26, 2002
Hubie Brown’s first victory in 16 years and the Memphis Grizzlies’ first of the season was no small feat.
NBA Roundup: Iverson’s 29 lead 76ers
November 26, 2002
Larry Brown has coached Allen Iverson in all but one of the superstar’s six NBA seasons, and says he’s never seen Iverson play better.
PGA Tour announces 2003 slate
Finchem announces 48-tournament schedule that includes $225 million in prize money
November 26, 2002
PGA Tour commissioner Tim Finchem lived up to his word Monday by delivering a 48-tournament schedule next year that includes eight new title sponsors and $225 million in prize money, with $5 million purses at 20 events.
Chiefs’ hapless defense ruins Holmes’ exquisite performance
November 26, 2002
A day after Priest Holmes played one of the greatest games in team history, people were still trying to console him.
County considers investment policy
November 26, 2002
Douglas County officials are working to ensure that the corporate scandals, accounting missteps and financial freefalls that have befallen Wall Street arenâÂÂt repeated at the corner of 11th and Massachusetts streets.
s librarians expected to retire within next dozen years
November 26, 2002
Susan Peterson will be part of a wave of school librarians calling it quits over the next dozen years. âÂÂIâÂÂd like to retire in the next five to 10 years,â said Peterson, Hillcrest SchoolâÂÂs library media specialist and a 30-year veteran of elementary libraries in the Lawrence district.
Fast-food restaurants, offices scheduled for West Lawrence
November 26, 2002
A pair of fast-food restaurants and a new office building are in the works for the southwest corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive - but the closing of the Hereford House is not.
People
November 26, 2002
¢ Pro-wrestler pleads no contest ¢ Churchill voted greatest Briton ¢ Bobby Brown’s trial date set ¢ Jolie pledges funds to hospital
United Way campaign comes up short again
Officials optimistic goal will eventually be met
November 26, 2002
For the second straight year, United Way of Douglas County has fallen short of its annual fund-raising goal.
Basketball Roundup: Davidson puts scare into Blue Devils
Duhon’s double-double helps No. 6 Duke hold on for 95-80 victory
November 26, 2002
Duke has a young team this season, and the Blue Devils played that way. Chris Duhon matched his career high with 20 points and added 10 assists as the sixth-ranked Blue Devils needed a strong finish to beat Davidson for the 16th straight time, 95-80 Monday night.
Area players find way to Fort Hays
Tigers coach Annette Wiles lured FSHS’s Rhodes, Ottawa’s Dieterich
November 26, 2002
Fort Hays State University women’s basketball coach Annette Wiles has developed productive pipeline to northeast Kansas.
Men’s top six unchanged
November 26, 2002
The top six teams in The Associated Press college basketball poll held their spots from last week, and the only change came at the bottom with Wisconsin moving in at No. 25.
Carnegie’s future
November 26, 2002
Any future use of Lawrence’s former public library should honor the building’s tradition of public involvement and learning.
Anna Catherine Flory
November 26, 2002
Services for Anna Catherine Flory, 73, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Old German Baptist Brethren Church, rural Lawrence. Burial will be in Pleasant Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Flory died Sunday, Nov. 24, 2002, at her home.
Briefcase
November 26, 2002
¢ Wall Street: Westar shares increase ¢ Debt: Bankruptcy filings soar ¢ Analysts: Raytheon settles stock case with SEC ¢ Tourism: Colorado ski resort posts record opening
Officials optimistic goal will eventually be met
November 26, 2002
For the second straight year, United Way of Douglas County has fallen short of its annual fund-raising goal.
Horoscopes
November 26, 2002
In the halls
November 26, 2002
In the halls
November 26, 2002
This weekâÂÂs question asked at Target, 3201 Iowa Are kids with braces treated differently in school?
Bremer services
November 26, 2002
Services for Ernest W. Bremer, 81, Wellsville, will be at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Wellsville Baptist Church. Burial will be in Wellsville Cemetery. Mr. Bremer died Saturday, Nov. 23, 2002, at his home.
College football briefs
November 26, 2002
¢ Miami of Ohio coach disciplined for damage ¢ SW Texas fires coaches ¢ Utah fires McBride ¢ Manning to play Thursday ¢ BSU lands Bowl game
Harvard Law School dean to step down
November 26, 2002
Harvard Law School Dean Robert C. Clark, who presided over a major reorganization of the student body, said Monday he would step down at the end of the academic year.
Area briefs
November 26, 2002
¢ Child welfare study includes Kansas ¢ Blood drive planned at Lawrence hospital ¢ Grant to help improve KBI laboratories ¢ Tonganoxie restaurant cited for code violations ¢ Horse club elects board ¢ Veterans Affairs creates list server ¢ School collects coats ¢ Ottawa holiday parade seeks participants ¢ Telemedicine conference planned in Topeka
On the record
November 26, 2002
Local briefs
November 26, 2002
¢ State government: Sebelius begins plans for inaugural celebration ¢ Community: Holiday Market planned ¢ Art: Jayhawks on Parade deadline approaches
Official seeks ‘senior college’ for Dodge City
November 26, 2002
In a bid to staunch the brain drain from southwest Kansas, Dodge City Community College president Richard Burke has proposed establishing a two-year, upper-level or “senior college” on the campus of the former St. Mary of the Plains College.
KC teens shot; police lack details
November 26, 2002
Police on Monday were hoping witnesses would come forward with information on who opened fire in a crowded banquet hall, killing one teenager and injuring three others.
Augusta must admit women
November 26, 2002
The question about admitting women to the Augusta National Golf Club is not a matter of law, but of decency. The Constitution ensures the right of freedom of assembly, which means the right to free association. We have the right, in other words, to socialize with whom we choose.
60s mindset hurts Democrats
November 26, 2002
Democrats are having an awful time making peace with Republican victories in the recent election. A few rich and famous revolutionaries, like Bill Moyers and Garrison Keillor, are throwing embarrassing tantrums, proclaiming the fanatic’s eternal faith that everyone who disagrees with him is evil.
Old home town - 40 and 100 years ago today
November 26, 2002
Jesus guide
November 26, 2002
School foresight
November 26, 2002
Snooping decried
November 26, 2002
Model family
November 26, 2002
Americans shrug off color-coded alerts
November 26, 2002
When the FBI recently issued a warning about a potential spectacular terrorist attack against U.S. interests, many Americans shrugged.
Time, America Online weigh magazine deal
November 26, 2002
Time Inc. publications now available for free on the Internet may soon be available only to subscribers of its sister company America Online, a source familiar with the matter said Monday.
Home improvement tops consumer complaint list
November 26, 2002
Roofs that leak, poor driveway paving jobs and other home improvement headaches were the No. 1 and fastest-growing type of consumer complaint last year, surpassing gripes about car sales and household goods.
FBI: Hate crimes against Muslims pick up since 9-11
November 26, 2002
Muslims and people who are or appear to be of Middle Eastern descent were reported as victims of hate crimes more often last year than ever before, a consequence of the fear and suspicion that followed the Sept. 11 terror attacks, the FBI said Monday.
Bush advised to demand Saudi help
November 26, 2002
A National Security Council task force is recommending an action plan to President Bush that is designed to force Saudi Arabia to crack down on terrorist financiers within 90 days or face unilateral U.S. action to bring the suspects to justice, senior U.S. officials said Monday.
Homeland security bill signed
November 26, 2002
President Bush on Monday named close friend Tom Ridge to head the new Department of Homeland Security, but he said even the biggest government shake-up in more than a half-century can “neither predict nor prevent every conceivable attack.”
Landers’ mementos up for auction fetch nearly $250,000
November 26, 2002
Ann Landers’ desk, antique furniture and letters from presidents went on the auction block Sunday, along with her combat boots.
Jethro aims to strike gold
Max Baer Jr. plans to market product tie-ins to ‘Beverly Hillbillies’
November 26, 2002
Jethro Bodine intends to prove he’s no fool. Max Baer Jr., who once played the burly, doltish character on “The Beverly Hillbillies,” recently signed a deal with International Game Technology of Reno to produce hundreds of penny slot machines featuring the show that once drew millions of loyal viewers.
Schools face librarian shortage
Half of the nation’s librarians expected to retire within next dozen years
November 26, 2002
Susan Peterson will be part of a wave of school librarians calling it quits over the next dozen years. “I’d like to retire in the next five to 10 years,” said Peterson, Hillcrest School’s library media specialist and a 30-year veteran of elementary libraries in the Lawrence district.
MADD lowers Kansas’ grade
In new ranking, state earns B- for response to drunken driving
November 26, 2002
Kansas ranks higher than most states for its response to drunken driving, a new report says, but the state is slipping.
Experts offer tips for avoiding identity theft
November 26, 2002
How can you tell if you are a victim of identity theft? U.S. Attorney James Comey, who announced charges Monday in New York in what could be the largest case of identity theft in the nation’s history, cited warning signs.
Lawrence High students reveal what they believe
November 26, 2002
Thinkers and philosophers all over the world have ideas and principles they embrace. Even companies have mission statements. So it is with Lawrence High School students.
Better brace yourself
Straightened teeth help boost teenagers’ confidence
November 26, 2002
It is more common to find a teen who has braces or has had braces than finding one who never has had them. “Braces aren’t as ridicule-worthy as they were 20 years ago,” said Sarah Garlow, Free State High School junior. “If you look at your classmates, more than half of them have or have had braces. They are so widely accepted now.”
6Sports video: New faces bring new hope to KU women
November 26, 2002
6Sports recaps Sundays KU women’s basketball win over the University of Texas - El Paso.
6News video: Homeless advocates ask to use Carnegie Library as shelter
November 26, 2002
6News reports on the request made to the city by some homeless advocates to open Carnegie Library as a homeless shelter.
Eagles rout 49ers
Detmer excels as Philadelphia’s starter
November 26, 2002
When the game of Koy Detmer’s life abruptly ended because of a scary elbow injury, A.J. Feeley capably backed up the backup - and the Philadelphia Eagles rolled on to an impressive win.
Miami strengthens hold on top BCS spot
November 26, 2002
Ohio State may be headed for the BCS national title game in the Fiesta Bowl, but Miami still sits atop the Bowl Championship Series standings.
Miami, NCAA discuss possible rules violation
November 26, 2002
No. 1 Miami and the NCAA are trying to determine if center Brett Romberg’s “friendly wager” with a radio talk show host earlier this season violated NCAA rules, athletic director Paul Dee said Monday.
Noles quarterback dismissed
McPherson questioned in theft, forgery of blank check
November 26, 2002
Florida State quarterback Adrian McPherson was dismissed from the team Monday amid reports police planned to question him in the theft and forgery of a blank check.
Women’s Basketball Roundup: Tigers romp in home opener
No. 3 LSU hammers Florida Atlantic behind Augustus’ 24 points
November 26, 2002
Seimone Augustus scored 24 points on 10-of-12 shooting, helping No. 3 LSU beat Florida Atlantic in the Lady Tigers’ home opener Monday night.
Brown to coach U.S. team
Olympic honor latest for ex-Jayhawk mentor
November 26, 2002
Larry Brown of the Philadelphia 76ers will be the head coach of the 2004 U.S. Olympic men’s basketball team, The Associated Press learned Monday.
6Sports video: Jayhawks preparing for Tarheels
November 26, 2002
6Sports reports on the upcoming semifinal game in the preseason NIT for the Jayhawks against the North Carolina Tarheels.
Duke still leads women’s poll
November 26, 2002
A convincing victory against Tennessee moved No. 1 Duke even further ahead of the pack Monday in the AP women’s basketball poll.
18-year-old A&M defensive lineman dies
November 26, 2002
A Texas A&M freshman football player died Monday morning after complaining to his roommate he was having trouble breathing.
KU’s Menefee ends career at NCAAs
November 26, 2002
Kansas University senior Mark Menefee finished 111th out of 250 runners Monday in the NCAA cross country championships at Indiana State University.
Doherty: Kansas a ‘talented team’
November 26, 2002
ansas coach Roy Williams and Matt Doherty won’t be playing a celebrity one-on-one basketball game on Wednesday night at Madison Square Garden.
Anna Catherine Flory
November 26, 2002
Federal authorities charge three in ‘nightmare’ identity-theft ring
November 26, 2002
Federal authorities broke up what they called the biggest identity theft case in U.S. history and charged three men Monday with stealing credit information, draining victims’ bank accounts and ruining their credit.
County’s unserved warrant burden typical
Sheriff says task challenging, time-consuming
November 26, 2002
Any given day, Douglas County Sheriff Rick Trapp’s office has as many as 3,000 felony and misdemeanor warrants waiting to be served.
In face of cuts, more states seek federal assistance
Governors’ report outlines new budget shortfalls
November 26, 2002
Demands from governors and state lawmakers for a federal financial bailout are growing, as states from California to Florida face potentially sweeping cuts in popular programs amid deepening budget woes.
Police review Ohio State violence
Officials attempt to identify more people involved with Saturday’s football-related riots
November 26, 2002
Police reviewed video footage Monday to try to identify more people who overturned and burned cars and pelted officers with bottles and rocks after Ohio State’s football victory against Michigan.