Archive for Sunday, October 6, 2002

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Defense to blame for KU’s latest loss
October 6, 2002
What’s this? A Kansas University opponent’s fans razing a goal? Yes, indeed. And it wasn’t a geographical foe like Kansas State or Missouri.
Traffic plans
October 6, 2002
Debates over a couple of Lawrence intersections might have been avoided if better traffic planning had taken place.
Jayhawk cross country shines at Jamboree
October 6, 2002
Kansas University’s women’s cross country team placed third of 18 teams and the men placed fifth of 21 squads at Oklahoma State’s Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday.
Flora Bradford Bush
October 6, 2002
McLouth  Services for Flora Bradford Bush, 66, Orangefield, Texas, were Saturday at Claybar Funeral Home, Bridge City, Texas Graveside services will be at 2 p.m. Monday at McLouth Cemetery. Mrs. Bush died Wednesday, Oct. 2, 2002, at Memorial Hermann Baptist Hospital in Orange, Texas, after a long illness.
Barbara M. Downer
October 6, 2002
Services for Barbara M. Downer, 83, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Downer died Saturday, Oct. 5, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Baker blanks Graceland
October 6, 2002
For the second week in a row, Baker University’s defense posted a shutout. And for the first time since 1994, the Wildcats were able to pull out a win at Graceland’s Bruce Jenner Stadium.
Kansas hunting seasons
October 6, 2002
Geological survey sponsors field trip
October 6, 2002
Rocks and fossils of northwest Kansas will be the focus of a public field trip Saturday by the Kansas Geological Survey.
Forbert pays tribute to Rodgers
October 6, 2002
The Father of Country Music was actually a rock ‘n’ roller ahead of his time, argues a folk-rocker who’s recorded a tribute album to “Singing Brakeman” Jimmie Rodgers.
Urban brands gain spotlight in department stores
October 6, 2002
Classic clothing labels like Tommy Hilfiger and Nautica are getting some edgy urban competition in department stores from names like Sean John, Phat Pharm, Ecko and Enyce that were once seen as too gritty for the place where your family shops.
Milan promises short, sexy summer
October 6, 2002
Down with the economy. Up with the hemlines. Short and sexy is the antidote Italian designers have chosen to combat the sharp drop in sales they suffered in the wake of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks in the United States.
Jury uphelds writer’s claim of co-authoring ‘Spawn’ characters
October 6, 2002
A federal jury has upheld writer Neil Gaiman’s claim that he co-authored two characters in the “Spawn” comic books.
San Francisco Opera projects deficit
October 6, 2002
The San Francisco Opera has projected a $7.7 million deficit for the 2002 fiscal year. The downturn in the Bay Area’s economy and the impact of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks resulted in poor ticket sales, said Elizabeth Connell Nielsen, a spokeswoman for the opera.
Designer adds flair to accessories
October 6, 2002
Handbag designer Kate Spade rarely sees a movie more than once. But she did go twice to “The Royal Tenenbaums,” the 2001 cult hit about an estranged family of child prodigies.
Ragamala to perform at Lied Center
October 6, 2002
Ragamala will perform “From Temple to Theater,” a selection of works from the group’s repertoire, at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lied Center. The pieces represent the range of the ensemble’s work from classical to innovative.
Nice meeting you
Lawrence singles warm up to idea of 7-minute dates
October 6, 2002
Meeting other single people is tough. Ready-Set-Date wants to make it a little bit easier and more fun, too. It’s the brainchild of sisters Vicky Leitnaker of Olathe and Rebecca Price of Lawrence, who recently brought the increasingly popular trend of “speed dating” to Lawrence-area singles.
Stamps display whimsical snowmen
October 6, 2002
In many parts of the country, the year-end holiday season has snow, and that means snowmen in various shapes and forms on lawns and landscapes delighting children of all ages.
Deer permits limited to season
October 6, 2002
Wildlife and Parks conservation officers have reported some confusion regarding the agency’s resident white-tailed either-sex permits, which are sold over the counter.
Missouri turkey season looks solid
October 6, 2002
Wildlife Research Biologist Mike Hubbard enjoys delivering good news when people ask him about prospects for Missouri’s fall turkey hunting season.
Blessings’ lovely tale of sacrifice
October 6, 2002
“Blessings,” Anna Quindlen’s fourth novel, starts with a familiar literary situation: A young couple abandons a newborn baby on a stranger’s doorstep. But Quindlen adds unexpected twists and turns to this simple setup that bloom into a tender, honest story about what makes a person not only a parent, but a good parent.
Colorado to use new license system
Beginning next April, computers will make purchases faster, easier, more convenient
October 6, 2002
Paper hunting licenses, conservation certificates, long forms and waiting in lines will soon be a part of hunting history in Colorado.
Software enhances pictures
October 6, 2002
As an avid digital-image maker, I try to keep up to speed on the latest digital imaging programs. That’s not easy to do. Seems like a new, or updated, version of an existing imaging program is introduced every month.
Tomei battles expectations
Actress experiences high, lows following ‘My Cousin Vinny’
October 6, 2002
Marisa Tomei has been busy since winning the Academy Award as best supporting actress for 1992’s “My Cousin Vinny” busy, but not always acclaimed. “I’ve had a career that has had ups and downs, like most actors’ careers,” she says, curled up on a hotel sofa. “I guess I thought I’d be the exception. I’m not. It’s up and down.”
What are you reading?
October 6, 2002
Filmmakers attracted to historian’s expertise
October 6, 2002
Peter Huchthausen had planned to write a comprehensive history of the Soviet navy during the Cold War, but Hollywood kept interrupting with requests to tap his wealth of knowledge about Soviet submarines.
Taxis delivered drugs in Leavenworth, police say
October 6, 2002
Never mind pizza. Police say a local taxi company has been delivering something far more potent drugs and alcohol.
Family survives six months with sextuplets
October 6, 2002
Since last year, Sondra and Eldon Headrick have endured fear of death, of a lifetime of taking care of children with birth defects, of poverty. They stared it all down through the glare of television cameras.
Missouri offenders want names withheld
October 6, 2002
A federal judge has been asked to bar Missouri and its 114 counties from releasing their lists of convicted sexual offenders.
Crafty plan
October 6, 2002
Clinton still looking for a legacy
October 6, 2002
Leaving office diminishes most leaders, as Bill Clinton proves anew with regularity from the limbo of ex-power. Vaclav Havel is the rare exception: His departure from the Czech Republic’s presidency early next year will diminish that office beyond repair.
Traffic plans
October 6, 2002
Debates over a couple of Lawrence intersections might have been avoided if better traffic planning had taken place.
U.S. envoy, N. Korea discuss weapons program
October 6, 2002
The first high-level U.S. envoy to visit North Korea in two years said Saturday that he expressed to the North’s officials “serious concerns” about the communist country’s weapons, human rights record and humanitarian crisis.
Students set plans for Homecoming
October 6, 2002
Students planned Kansas University’s homecoming events this year for the first time, and organizers hope to make next week’s festivities more visible than in the past.
Grand Rapids students help KU researchers track butterflies
October 6, 2002
Every fall thousands of Monarch butterflies emerge from chrysalises in America to begin a long journey to the mountains near Mexico City.
Motor homes stuck in mud after rain
October 6, 2002
Recent rain has left some of the thousands of motor home enthusiasts who visited Hutchinson for a conference stuck in the mud.
Lawrence school board
Board considers course offerings
October 6, 2002
Agenda highlights 7 p.m. Monday 110 McDonald Drive
KU book contest to reward black high school students
October 6, 2002
Kansas University has announced the rules for its annual book-review contest, in conjunction with the 17th Black Leadership Symposium Oct. 31.
State Farm ends new policy freeze
October 6, 2002
State Farm, the largest home insurer in Missouri, Kansas and the nation, has ended its four-month moratorium on writing homeowner coverage for new customers in the two states.
Officials seek public comment on County Road 1029 overhaul
October 6, 2002
Plans for overhauling Douglas County Road 1029 south of Lecompton will be open to public review Thursday.
St. John’s feasts at fest
October 6, 2002
The Chicken Dance broke the ice. Even people who didn’t have the faintest idea how to polka left their seats and joined the merriment when the band at St. John’s Oktoberfest began playing the familiar tune.
What’s the rush?
October 6, 2002
Lawrence Commuter Report
October 6, 2002
Flora Bradford Bush
October 6, 2002
Lucille E. ‘Dolly’ Jones
October 6, 2002
Barbara M. Downer
October 6, 2002
Farm produce rots as West Coast port shutdown continues
October 6, 2002
A weeklong shutdown of the West Coast’s major ports has left stacks of market-bound farm produce to rot on the docks and in the holds of ships that can’t reach shore.
U.S. could prosecute Saddam
October 6, 2002
The United States has not yet decided to go to war against Iraq, but the Bush administration is laying the groundwork for prosecuting Saddam Hussein and what it calls a “dirty dozen” of other officials for genocide, “ethnic cleansing,” mass executions, rape and other crimes against humanity.
Demonstrators rally support for museum
October 6, 2002
Kansas University’s Museum of Anthropology was the magnet that drew Janet Ciciarelli all the way from Los Angeles to do graduate work in museum studies at KU.
KU shows off at Open House
October 6, 2002
Nancy Haldeman’s daughter studies pharmacy at Kansas University, but the lesson Haldeman learned Saturday at KU’s second annual Open House had more to do with campus geography.
Ads put spin on education records
October 6, 2002
Democrat Kathleen Sebelius and Republican Tim Shallenburger are running new campaign commercials on television about public school education. Though the candidates’ positions differ, the ads are nearly identical.
Terror suspects lived mostly ‘normal’ lives
October 6, 2002
One terrorism suspect worked for two Portland mayors. Two others were nursing assistants at a retirement home.
Kansas governors to consider budget crisis
October 6, 2002
Gov. Bill Graves and three former Kansas governors will discuss the state’s budget crisis during a conference Oct. 17 at Kansas University. Graves will be joined by Mike Hayden, John Anderson Jr. and William Avery during a roundtable at the Kansas Economic Policy Conference.
Project seeks stories history left behind
Interviews capture private politics
October 6, 2002
Richard Norton Smith wants to give Kansans a behind-the-scenes look at their state’s politics during the past 100 years.
Maddux, Braves clobber Giants
October 6, 2002
Greg Maddux looked like a fine postseason pitcher this time around doing more than enough to get Atlanta closer to another NL championship series.
Cards dominate D’backs
St. Louis completes sweep of defending champs
October 6, 2002
After getting past Randy Johnson and Curt Schilling, the St. Louis Cardinals quickly finished off the defending World Series champions.
Baker blanks Graceland
October 6, 2002
For the second week in a row, Baker University’s defense posted a shutout. And for the first time since 1994, the Wildcats were able to pull out a win at Graceland’s Bruce Jenner Stadium.
Cross country: LHS sweeps Invitational
October 6, 2002
Lawrence High’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams swept the team titles for the second straight week, winning the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Saturday at Lake Shawnee.
Jobe snares one-shot lead
Mayfair one back at PGA Michelob Championship
October 6, 2002
Brandt Jobe shot a 6-under 65 Saturday to take a one-stroke lead over Billy Mayfair in the Michelob Championship, while David Duval tumbled off the leaderboard.
Firefighters majority of Brawny man finalists
October 6, 2002
He’s still tough and sexy, but the new Brawny man doesn’t mind helping with the housework.
Class teaches mystery behind magic
October 6, 2002
As a dozen students waited for philosophy professor Lawrence Hass to start class, some did card tricks, shuffling and rearranging decks, fanning them out into circles, reclosing them with one hand.
Many homeowners overextending with cash-out refinancings
October 6, 2002
It’s awfully tempting all that money tied up in your house. Why let it just sit there? Why not get it out and spend it on a vacation? Hordes of American homeowners have pondered these questions and decided that they do indeed have better ways to use that money.
Official envisions gem of a park at Clinton Lake
October 6, 2002
Fred DeVictor looks at 1,515 acres of land the city leases at Clinton Lake and sees a potential jewel in Lawrence’s park system.
Channing writes memoirs with luck
October 6, 2002
When Carol Channing decided to write her memoirs, she did it with the same thoroughness she employed when preparing for her classic stage roles in “Gentlemen Prefer Blondes” and “Hello, Dolly!”
Leftist politician may lead Brazil after today’s election
October 6, 2002
A Carnaval-like atmosphere gripped Brazil on Saturday, a day before national elections that could put leftist Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva in charge of Latin America’s largest democracy and biggest economy.
News shows’ lineup planned
October 6, 2002
The following guests are among those on today’s news shows:
Pricey plastic surgery gives seniors a zing
October 6, 2002
After Hazel York’s husband died, she moved into a retirement home, convinced the better part of her life was over. Then she met Damon.
Time to tidy up
Chores remain before first frost hits Lawrence
October 6, 2002
Whew! This past gardening season might well be one for the record books. Nonetheless, we have endured and so did our gardens, more or less. But, by now our gardens are well on their way to dormancy, save for the fall bloomers.
Silver cups popular gifts
October 6, 2002
Silver cups and silver mugs were popular gifts in Victorian times. The metal had a known value, so it was considered a valuable gift. Silver was decorated in many ways, with engraving, fanciful handles, raised decorations or added trim.
Fleming’s busy season includes ‘Il Pirata”
October 6, 2002
The last time Renee Fleming was to sing in “Il Pirata” in the United States, she was so nervous she was desperately hoping she wouldn’t have to go on.
BU giddy after ending skid
October 6, 2002
Forget The Streak. So what if every media outlet in Texas had been reporting that Baylor had an opportunity Saturday to end its 29-game tailspin against Big 12 Conference foes.
Chores remain before first frost hits Lawrence
October 6, 2002
Whew! This past gardening season might well be one for the record books. Nonetheless, we have endured and so did our gardens, more or less. But, by now our gardens are well on their way to dormancy, save for the fall bloomers.
s missed kicks costly for Kansas
October 6, 2002
Baylor made all its extra-point and field-goal attempts Saturday. Kansas did not, and BU’s fans celebrated a 35-32 Big 12 Conference victory over the Jayhawks by tearing down the south goal post at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Official envisions gem of a park at Clinton Lake
October 6, 2002
Fred DeVictor looks at 1,515 acres of land the city leases at Clinton Lake and sees a potential jewel in Lawrence’s park system.
Kansas governors to consider budget crisis
October 6, 2002
Gov. Bill Graves and three former Kansas governors will discuss the state’s budget crisis during a conference Oct. 17 at Kansas University. Graves will be joined by Mike Hayden, John Anderson Jr. and William Avery during a roundtable at the Kansas Economic Policy Conference.
Demonstrators rally support for museum
October 6, 2002
Kansas University’s Museum of Anthropology was the magnet that drew Janet Ciciarelli all the way from Los Angeles to do graduate work in museum studies at KU.
Cross country: LHS sweeps Invitational
October 6, 2002
Lawrence High’s boys’ and girls’ cross country teams swept the team titles for the second straight week, winning the Shawnee Heights Invitational on Saturday at Lake Shawnee.
Officials seek public comment on County Road 1029 overhaul
October 6, 2002
Plans for overhauling Douglas County Road 1029 south of Lecompton will be open to public review Thursday.
KU book contest to reward black high school students
October 6, 2002
Kansas University has announced the rules for its annual book-review contest, in conjunction with the 17th Black Leadership Symposium Oct. 31.
Defense to blame for KU’s latest loss
October 6, 2002
What’s this? A Kansas University opponent’s fans razing a goal? Yes, indeed. And it wasn’t a geographical foe like Kansas State or Missouri.
Baylor barely better - Bears 35, Jayhawks 32
Beck’s missed kicks costly for Kansas
October 6, 2002
Baylor made all its extra-point and field-goal attempts Saturday. Kansas did not, and BU’s fans celebrated a 35-32 Big 12 Conference victory over the Jayhawks by tearing down the south goal post at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Arts notes
October 6, 2002
Atchison to feature ‘Haunted Homes Tour’ Kurtis to open gallery in Sedan
Kansas softball wins two at exhibition
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University softball team won both of its games at the Kansas Fall Classic Softball Tournament on Saturday at Jayhawk Field.
s office to streamline staff
October 6, 2002
Chancellor Robert Hemenway has cut more than 100 jobs at Kansas University this year. Now the cuts are affecting his office, too.
Duncan returns
October 6, 2002
Reggie Duncan returned to Kansas University’s backfield Saturday, but the junior tailback’s presence wasn’t enough to spark the Jayhawks’ running game.
Baldwin volleyball handles Eudora
October 6, 2002
Baldwin High’s volleyball team topped Eudora, 15-6, 8-15, 15-6, in the finals of the Wellsville Invitational on Saturday.
Boston heralds industrial role
Museum showcases city’s part in revolution
October 6, 2002
The opening of Francis Cabot Lowell’s textile mill on the banks of the Charles River in 1814 ushered in the Industrial Revolution in the United States.
Bookstore
October 6, 2002
Simon follows right track in ‘The Trolley’
October 6, 2002
In his new novel, “The Trolley,” French author and Nobel Prize-winner Claude Simon offers a beautiful depiction of how memory links the past to the present.
City briefs
October 6, 2002
Two killed in police chase Hearing dog, owner to demonstrate skills State bar association honors Lawrence resident State gives grant for child visitation
Horoscopes
October 6, 2002
Mahi-mahi prove vexing to aquarium
October 6, 2002
Sport fishermen routinely head offshore to catch the popular, green-and-blue mahi-mahi, and it has long been a tasty favorite on restaurant menus. But bringing this fish back alive and settling it into an aquarium is not so easily done.
Trivialized campaigns insulting to voters
October 6, 2002
In the past two weeks, I have been mingling with voters from Jacksonville, Fla., to this suburb of San Francisco, with stops in between in Massachusetts, Connecticut and Minnesota.
Tiger should step up for women
October 6, 2002
In slightly more than four years, Eldrick “Tiger” Woods has unquestionably become one of the greatest professional golfers in the history of the sport.
Bush touts threat from Iraq
October 6, 2002
President Bush warned Saturday that Saddam Hussein could strike without notice and inflict “massive and sudden horror” on America, offering a new rationale for pre-emptive military action against Iraq.
Upstart Angels shock Yankees
October 6, 2002
The Anaheim Angels ended 42 years of frustration in stunning fashion blowing out the big, bad New York Yankees.
Chiefs, Jets easily linked
KC’s Vermeil coached NY’s Edwards; Morton brothers meet again
October 6, 2002
Even if they weren’t playing a football game at the Meadowlands on Sunday, the Kansas City Chiefs and New York Jets could probably throw a great party.
Big 12 Roundup: No. 2 Horns survive scare
Texas edges OSU, 17-15
October 6, 2002
Texas players said they weren’t looking past Oklahoma State to their matchup with rival Oklahoma. Right.
Firebirds clobber KC-Wyandotte
Free State junior forward Angelone scores four goals in 11-1 rout of Bulldogs
October 6, 2002
If Free State High played every boys soccer match on Saturdays, the team might be 11-0-0 instead of 7-2-2. One week after topping Junction City, 8-0, the Firebirds defeated Kansas City Wyandotte, 11-1, on Saturday at the FSHS field.
Hodge propels Buffs past Wildcats - Colorado 35, No. 13 Kansas State 31
October 6, 2002
He didn’t throw well enough, they said, and he was too small to be an effective major-college quarterback.
Pit crews may decide EA Sports 500
In effort to spread out field, rule change requires cars use gas tank half the usual size
October 6, 2002
The pressure of the closest championship chase in Winston Cup history could shift from the drivers to the pit crews today at Talladega Superspeedway.
Jets hope lineup changes will make difference against KC
October 6, 2002
Herman Edwards has made his moves. He’ll see today whether his lineup changes spark the underachieving New York Jets to a victory.
Langston takes advantage in 14-0 win
October 6, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University football coach Eric Brock saw significant improvement out of his Fightin’ Indians on Saturday. Still, it wasn’t quite enough.
Jones
October 6, 2002
Services for Lucille E. “Dolly” Jones, 81, Lawrence, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at Trinity Episcopal Church. Burial will be in Memorial Park Cemetery. Mrs. Jones died Friday, Oct. 4, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community. She had lived in Lawrence since 1962.
Students set plans for Homecoming
October 6, 2002
Students planned Kansas University’s homecoming events this year for the first time, and organizers hope to make next week’s festivities more visible than in the past.
s feasts at fest
October 6, 2002
The Chicken Dance broke the ice. Even people who didn’t have the faintest idea how to polka left their seats and joined the merriment when the band at St. John’s Oktoberfest began playing the familiar tune.
Briefly
October 6, 2002
Tokyo: Japan says vessel was N. Korean spy ship Afghanistan: Zoo under fire for care of newly arrived animals Italy: Demonstrators march against war on Iraq
Ads put spin on education records
October 6, 2002
Democrat Kathleen Sebelius and Republican Tim Shallenburger are running new campaign commercials on television about public school education. Though the candidates’ positions differ, the ads are nearly identical.
KU shows off at Open House
October 6, 2002
Nancy Haldeman’s daughter studies pharmacy at Kansas University, but the lesson Haldeman learned Saturday at KU’s second annual Open House had more to do with campus geography.
s first cycling trek
October 6, 2002
Sixty-five gallons of minestrone soup and 1,200 eggs. That’s what it takes to feed the hundreds of riders who plan to participate today in the Lawrence Bicycle Club’s Octoginta, an 80-mile, end-of-summer bike ride.
NASCAR brings revenue to Lawrence but…
October 6, 2002
Attendance figures indicate that NASCAR racing is more popular than Kansas University football.
Longhorn volleyball sweeps Jayhawks
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University volleyball team lost 34-32, 33-31, 30-28 to the University of Texas on Saturday at Gregory Gym.
Duncan returns
Junior tailback struggles in defeat
October 6, 2002
Reggie Duncan returned to Kansas University’s backfield Saturday, but the junior tailback’s presence wasn’t enough to spark the Jayhawks’ running game.
Yoga clothes take position in market
October 6, 2002
For the past two years Eliza Smith has been strutting past the steamy windows of a local yoga studio in New York City dressed in her yoga pants and matching camisoles.
Manigault defies easy description
October 6, 2002
Visitors to an exhibition of the works of early 20th-century modernist Middleton Manigault might be forgiven if they leave scratching their heads and wondering what it was all about.
High court to look at free speech
October 6, 2002
The freedom to burn a cross, the postprison privacy rights of sex predators and copyright protection for lingerie will occupy the Supreme Court as the justices step from behind red velvet drapes and into their courtroom next week.
Sheriff’s Office requests new patrol cars
County to consider 3 sedans, including one for canine unit
October 6, 2002
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office wants to buy three additional patrol cars to meet growing needs, including those of a highly trained dog.
Lions swept at home
LHS volleyball loses five against some of state’s best
October 6, 2002
When the host team doesn’t win a game at its own volleyball tournament, does that mean some weaker teams will be invited next year? Not if you’re Lawrence High.
s latest loss
October 6, 2002
What’s this? A Kansas University opponent’s fans razing a goal? Yes, indeed. And it wasn’t a geographical foe like Kansas State or Missouri.
Interviews capture private politics
October 6, 2002
Richard Norton Smith wants to give Kansans a behind-the-scenes look at their state’s politics during the past 100 years.
Football wins economic race
NASCAR brings revenue to Lawrence but…
October 6, 2002
Attendance figures indicate that NASCAR racing is more popular than Kansas University football.
Briefly
October 6, 2002
California: Condor hatched in wild found dead New York: Museum of Sex opens Denver: Juvenile records show teen gunman’s threats Pennsylvania: Searchers find wreckage of missing plane
Lawrence singles warm up to idea of 7-minute dates
October 6, 2002
Meeting other single people is tough. Ready-Set-Date wants to make it a little bit easier  and more fun, too. It’s the brainchild of sisters Vicky Leitnaker of Olathe and Rebecca Price of Lawrence, who recently brought the increasingly popular trend of “speed dating” to Lawrence-area singles.
Baylor barely better - Bears 35, Jayhawks 32
October 6, 2002
Baylor made all its extra-point and field-goal attempts Saturday. Kansas did not, and BU’s fans celebrated a 35-32 Big 12 Conference victory over the Jayhawks by tearing down the south goal post at Floyd Casey Stadium.
Here are planting tips for spring show
October 6, 2002
One of the most welcome sights after a long, drab winter is a mass planting of spring-flowering bulbs. However, these show-stopping displays begin long before the warm days of April and May.
On the record
October 6, 2002
Indigenousness’ and nature pose a tricky balance
October 6, 2002
In the dog days of August, I watched my pond dry up under the beating sun. It looked like the miserable puddle defended by riflemen in Frederick Remington’s famous painting, “Fight for the Waterhole.”
Artistic vision comes from various places
October 6, 2002
Today we have an important art news update from England, or Great Britain, or the United Kingdom, or whatever they’re calling it these days.
Bosnian elections mark historic change for nation
October 6, 2002
For the first time since the war, Bosnia conducted elections without international supervision Saturday a test of whether the ethnically divided nation can run its own affairs.
Ivory Coast tense as peace agreement delayed
October 6, 2002
The signing of a cease-fire to stop Ivory Coast’s deadliest uprising was delayed Saturday, forcing an uneasy wait for an end to fighting that has split this once-stable nation in two.
Protesters nationwide oppose war with Iraq
October 6, 2002
Chanting “no more war,” an estimated 5,000 people rallied in the city’s downtown Saturday against possible U.S. military attacks on Iraq, one of a number of such protests planned across the nation this weekend.
To the Statehouse through difficulties
City gets to see what all the fuss was about
October 6, 2002
Soon, Ad Astra will be on the Statehouse at an untouchable 300 feet, his bow pulled taut and proudly pointed, as if to shoot down the North Star.
Late TDs, penalty hurt Haskell hopes
Langston takes advantage in 14-0 win
October 6, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University football coach Eric Brock saw significant improvement out of his Fightin’ Indians on Saturday. Still, it wasn’t quite enough.
s best
October 6, 2002
When the host team doesn’t win a game at its own volleyball tournament, does that mean some weaker teams will be invited next year? Not if you’re Lawrence High.
City gets to see what all the fuss was about
October 6, 2002
Soon, Ad Astra will be on the Statehouse at an untouchable 300 feet, his bow pulled taut and proudly pointed, as if to shoot down the North Star.
Motley Fool
October 6, 2002
KU tennis sweeps doubles matches
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University tennis team swept its doubles matches but struggled in singles during Saturday’s second day of the Hoosier Classic.
The motley fool
October 6, 2002
Name That Company Credit Cautions
Business briefs
October 6, 2002
Briefcase
October 6, 2002
Honor: Pipe organ builder wins manufacturing award Labor: Retirement prospects not good, survey finds Motley Fool: Name that company
Grandparents are all the rage in child care
October 6, 2002
Yolanda Litz remembers her first flash of “grandmotherhood.” Her daughter was expecting, all was going well, “when I got this little seed in my brain. What if our first grandchild needs us?”
Water levels slipping at Tuttle Creek lake
October 6, 2002
The water level at Tuttle Creek Reservoir was forecast to go below 1,069 feet by this weekend. Mid-week rain helped, but the lake may decline as water is released to meet minimum-flow targets.
Israel prepares for repeat of Iraqi wrath
October 6, 2002
As Americans ponder the consequences of a U.S. attack on Iraq, people in this hamlet northeast of Tel Aviv seem quite certain where Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein will strike back. At Israel.
Police find evidence linking Virginia, Maryland shootings
October 6, 2002
The bullet used to shoot a Virginia woman matches ammunition used to kill at least four of six victims of a sniper spree in Washington, D.C., and suburban Maryland, investigators said Saturday.
Chief of staff position at KU won’t be filled
Budget forces chancellor’s office to streamline staff
October 6, 2002
Chancellor Robert Hemenway has cut more than 100 jobs at Kansas University this year. Now the cuts are affecting his office, too.
Penny-pinching tough with airlines
October 6, 2002
Finished with a weeklong business trip earlier than expected, Brent Baer approached the US Airways ticket agent with a smile, eager to catch the 2 p.m. flight to Washington and get home before dark.
Top 25 Roundup: Florida falls to Ole’ Miss
Rebels shut down No. 6 Gators, 17-14; Cal stuns No. 12 Washington, 34-27
October 6, 2002
Just when it looked like Florida coach Ron Zook had quieted the skeptics in Gator Nation, Mississippi gave them something new to complain about.
Food, friendship mark fall’s first cycling trek
October 6, 2002
Sixty-five gallons of minestrone soup and 1,200 eggs. That’s what it takes to feed the hundreds of riders who plan to participate today in the Lawrence Bicycle Club’s Octoginta, an 80-mile, end-of-summer bike ride.
Free State junior forward Angelone scores four goals in 11-1 rout of Bulldogs
October 6, 2002
If Free State High played every boys soccer match on Saturdays, the team might be 11-0-0 instead of 7-2-2. One week after topping Junction City, 8-0, the Firebirds defeated Kansas City Wyandotte, 11-1, on Saturday at the FSHS field.
County to consider 3 sedans, including one for canine unit
October 6, 2002
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office wants to buy three additional patrol cars to meet growing needs, including those of a highly trained dog.
Briefly
October 6, 2002
Afghanistan: Enemy fire injures American serviceman Paris: Mayor stabbed in city hall Washington: Iraq may drop restrictions on palace inspections West Bank: Israeli army fire kills Palestinian teenager
Arts notes
October 6, 2002
Former Lawrence resident to display oil paintings Spooky house search to begin for Halloween Holiday Art Fair deadline approaching ‘Haunted Castle’ movie running through February Coin, Stamp, Card Show set for Oct. 19-20
People
October 6, 2002
Chan gets star on Walk of Fame Suspect sought Jordan poser New Kennedy is born Gere appalled with India waste
Local briefs
October 6, 2002
City seeks input on plans for Folks Road projects Resources: State geologist to lead governor’s energy panel Events: Celebration highlights after-school programs Community: Scholarship funds raised in honor of crash victim
Briefly
October 6, 2002
Florida: Lawyers for Noelle Bush seek closed hearings Washington: Court agrees marijuana vote could be blocked Haiti: Four deaths reported; Lili toll now at 12 Connecticut: Court denies bail for Kennedy cousin
Longhorn volleyball sweeps Jayhawks
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University volleyball team lost 34-32, 33-31, 30-28 to the University of Texas on Saturday at Gregory Gym.
BU giddy after ending skid
October 6, 2002
Forget The Streak. So what if every media outlet in Texas had been reporting that Baylor had an opportunity Saturday to end its 29-game tailspin against Big 12 Conference foes.
Jayhawk cross country shines at Jamboree
October 6, 2002
Kansas University’s women’s cross country team placed third of 18 teams and the men placed fifth of 21 squads at Oklahoma State’s Cowboy Jamboree on Saturday.
Kansas softball wins two at exhibition
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University softball team won both of its games at the Kansas Fall Classic Softball Tournament on Saturday at Jayhawk Field.
KU tennis sweeps doubles matches
October 6, 2002
The Kansas University tennis team swept its doubles matches but struggled in singles during Saturday’s second day of the Hoosier Classic.