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Voting contest
October 12, 2002
KU and KSU students are using their rivalry to whip up interest in the November elections. Students at Kansas University and Kansas State University are turning the mostly good-natured rivalry between the schools into a civics project.
Maybelle S. Hall
October 12, 2002
Osage City  Graveside services for Maybelle S. Hall, 93, Waunakee, Wis., were Oct. 5 at Osage City Cemetery. Mrs. Hall died Monday, Sept. 30, 2002, at her home.
KU swimmers fourth at Big 12 Relays
October 12, 2002
Kansas University’s swimming and diving team placed fourth at the Big 12 Relays on Friday. Texas won the all-day, 16-relay event with 120 points. Texas A&M was second with 71 and was followed by Missouri (68) and Kansas (60).
Jarett L. Worley
October 12, 2002
Guns and schools
October 12, 2002
A store where guns are sold may not be the best neighbor for a Lawrence high school. A public meeting this week about a proposed Wal-Mart store at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive raised an issue that many residents may not have considered.
Dolores Lucille Beard
October 12, 2002
6News video report: KU students get reserved seating sections
October 12, 2002
6News reports on the first year for KU students to have reserved seating in Allen Field House.
6News video report: Head on collision resembles ‘97 accident
October 12, 2002
6News reports on a Lawrence resident who was seriously injured in a head on collision on K-10 in 1997.
KU-CU notes
October 12, 2002
Holiday observance to close some offices
October 12, 2002
Most government offices and public services in Lawrence will be open Monday when the nation observes Columbus Day.
Spirituality
October 12, 2002
Report: Muslims total 3.5 million in U.S. Council denounces Falwell’s comment World Evangelical Alliance reaffirms commitment
Area briefs
October 12, 2002
KC team picks name Correction Clarification
Religious victory in Pakistan may force anti-Washington position
October 12, 2002
Pakistanis voting in the first election since a 1999 coup dealt a sharp blow to President Pervez Musharraf’s supporters and handed unprecedented power to hard-line Islamic parties that revile Western ways.
Jordan’s royal family not interested in ruling Iraq
October 12, 2002
Jordan’s King Abdullah II dismissed speculation that his family’s Hashemite dynasty might rule Iraq if Saddam Hussein is ousted.
Blount claims ARCA victory
October 12, 2002
Chad Blount drove flag-to-flag without a pit stop Friday, closing out the ARCA stock car season with a victory in the rain-delayed EasyCare 150 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Waltrip nips Burton for Busch Series pole
October 12, 2002
Michael Waltrip won the pole for the Little Trees 300, barely beating Jeff Burton on Friday for the top spot in the Busch Series race at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Convictions tossed after prosecution misconduct
October 12, 2002
The state Supreme Court on Friday overturned a man’s murder convictions and death sentences in a Tucson triple slaying after finding that a prosecutor misled jurors.
Guilty plea entered in park robbery
October 12, 2002
A Lawrence man pleaded guilty Friday in Douglas County District Court to reduced charges for a park robbery last summer.
Radio officials deny censorship implication
Not covering Iraq discussion panel wasn’t related to sponsor’s complaint, station says
October 12, 2002
A donor’s complaint about slanted coverage didn’t affect Kansas Public Radio’s news judgment, station officials said Friday.
Baker, Haskell on road today
October 12, 2002
Offense-starved Haskell Indian Nations University’s football team will be on the road today in hopes of ending its long losing streak. Meanwhile, Baker University also will be on the road for its only nonconference test of the season.
Seabury rolls past Heritage Christian on Senior Night
Stella comes off bench to lead Seahawks to 15-11, 15-5 victory in rare home date
October 12, 2002
Just because it’s Senior Night doesn’t mean there are special privileges. Ask Seabury Academy’s Anne Stella. “Rules are rules,” said a smiling Stella, who found herself on the bench at the start of Seabury’s lone home volleyball match this season Friday at East Lawrence Center.
Area Roundup: Ottawa rallies past Atchison
October 12, 2002
Ottawa High shrugged off an early deficit and rallied to a 13-7 football victory against Atchison on Friday.
Koch maintains lead
Swede cards second-round 67 in LPGA event
October 12, 2002
Carin Koch was a little apprehensive about starting the second round the Mobile LPGA Tournament of Champions on Friday, unsure of how she would react after opening the tournament with a career-low 62.
Nebraska QB gaining confidence
October 12, 2002
A week after feeling as low as he probably has in his football career, Nebraska quarterback Jammal Lord is happier these days. The quiet, reserved Lord still isn’t talking publicly, but coaches and teammates say he’s been showing a bit of a lighter side this week.
Kansas State addresses shoddy secondary play
October 12, 2002
Kansas State coach Bill Snyder needed only one sentence to make his point. When asked about the team’s poor secondary play against Colorado, Snyder jokingly said he’d rather talk about his birthday on Monday.
Up Next: A&M coming to town next Saturday
October 12, 2002
If misery does love company, Texas A&M’s John Pierson and Kansas University kicker Johnny Beck should spend some quality time together when the Aggies take on the Jayhawks in a 1 p.m. game next Saturday at Memorial Stadium.
Giants looking good
Cards, down 2-0 headed into Pac Bell, must rally fast
October 12, 2002
All of a sudden, J.T. Snow cut short his practice swings and Kirk Rueter stopped shagging fly balls. For a moment Friday, the San Francisco Giants had let their focus slip. And for good reason a fighter jet from the Blue Angels zoomed over Pacific Bell Park.
Cairo won’t fret if he’s benched
Cardinals infielder relishes backup role
October 12, 2002
Any day now, Miguel Cairo hopes to go back to being a backup. The St. Louis Cardinals’ surprise postseason star won’t mind losing his starting role, because that will mean teammate Scott Rolen is ready to play in the NL championship series.
Young television season kind to WB network
October 12, 2002
Thanks to dramas about a teenage Superman, a transplanted widower and a romantically challenged mother-and-daughter team, the WB television network is on a hot streak.
U.N. health agency raises tobacco death estimates
October 12, 2002
The World Health Organization raised its estimate of smoking-related deaths Friday, saying 4.9 million people die each year and warning that its projection of 10 million deaths annually by 2030 was too low.
Firefighter to face trial on drug charges
October 12, 2002
A fire captain was ordered to stand trial on charges of distributing methamphetamine from the fire station where he worked. Evidence against David J. Bortka is sufficient for the case to go to trial, Wyandotte County District Judge R. Wayne Lampson said after a preliminary hearing Thursday.
Filmmaker puts Ike in different perspective
October 12, 2002
As President Dwight D. Eisenhower’s hometown celebrates the 50th anniversary of his election, visitors this week to the Eisenhower Library got a different perspective of the nation’s 34th president.
Researchers unearth armor from Jamestown settlement
October 12, 2002
Archaeologists found a large cache of early-17th-century armor deep in a well in historic Jamestown, a hint as to the military readiness of the New World’s first permanent English settlement.
Discoveries suggest Mexico’s past wasn’t as peaceful as some believe
October 12, 2002
A new discovery at the pyramids of Teotihuacan in Mexico are revealing a pre-Hispanic past that was probably less egalitarian and less peace-loving than some scholars believed.
AARP card triggers reflection
October 12, 2002
This had to be a prank. Perhaps a college friend was pulling one on me. Or one of my brothers. Unfortunately not. It’s legitimate. I just got my AARP card.
War outcome
October 12, 2002
Sniper strikes too close to home
October 12, 2002
The trees were a big part of the attraction. There were other reasons, of course, but when I moved my family to Prince George’s County in Maryland a few years back, one of the things I looked forward to was living among the trees.
10 killed in crash on foggy highway
Milwaukee-area wreck leaves dozens injured
October 12, 2002
More than two dozen vehicles crashed on a foggy highway Friday morning, killing 10 people in a pile of charred and twisted metal in the deadliest auto accident in state history. At least 34 others were injured, several critically.
Club news
October 12, 2002
Around and about
October 12, 2002
Weddings
October 12, 2002
4-H news
October 12, 2002
Engagements
October 12, 2002
Military news
October 12, 2002
Hanks, HBO duo among entertainment’s most powerful
October 12, 2002
Relax, moguls. Ozzy Osbourne is not about to take over your jobs. Osbourne, dapper in a pinstriped suit, stares from the cover of Entertainment Weekly’s annual list of the 100 most powerful people in entertainment, which he and his wife, Sharon, made for the first time.
Shock-jock firings prompt caution
Tasteless pranks may have run their course
October 12, 2002
It’s become a cliched formula for radio success: Bad taste equals good ratings. No outrage seemed too outrageous if the Arbitron numbers were up until lately.
Daily Ticker
October 12, 2002
McDonald’s tries 3’n1 restaurant in Lincoln
October 12, 2002
Oven-baked Reuben sandwiches and fresh pastries soon will be on the menu at a McDonald’s restaurant. That’s the plan for the so-called 3’n1 restaurant that will be test-marketed in Lincoln, Neb., starting Tuesday.
Reports show consumer spending, confidence decline
October 12, 2002
Cautious consumers, shaken by the turbulent stock market and a possible war with Iraq, tightened their belts in September and pushed down sales at the nation’s retailers by the largest amount in 10 months.
Dow climbs 316 points
October 12, 2002
Stocks rose sharply Friday for a second straight session, lifted by positive earnings news from General Electric and a brokerage upgrade of IBM. The Dow Jones industrial average jumped 316 points to post its first winning week since August.
Lawrence resident wins national honor
Environmental Management Resources CEO named minority business person of 2002
October 12, 2002
Lawrence is home to the Small Business Administration’s national Minority Small Business Person of the Year. Connie Cook, CEO of Lawrence-based Environmental Management Resources Inc., recently was honored as the top minority business owner at a White House ceremony.
Thai police to live as monks
October 12, 2002
To fight police corruption, Thai authorities want to teach police officers the value of austerity by having them experience the luxury-free lives of Buddhist monks.
Animal Outreach co-founder to lead forum
October 12, 2002
Judy Carman, a co-founder of the Lawrence-based Animal Outreach of Kansas, will lead a community forum from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Nov. 7 at Ecumenical Christian Ministries, 1204 Oread.
Circle of compassion
Activist urges Lawrence faithful to embrace all of creation
October 12, 2002
World peace begins on your dinner plate. That’s the philosophy of Judy Carman, a co-founder of Lawrence-based Animal Outreach of Kansas, an animal-welfare group with about 15 active members and an e-mailing list of approximately 60 people.
Maybelle S. Hall
October 12, 2002
Bush eyes postwar plans for Iraq
U.S. troops could occupy nation; U.N. cool to resolution of force
October 12, 2002
Handed authority by Congress to oust Saddam Hussein, President Bush is reviewing postwar plans for Iraq that could include deploying U.S. troops to stabilize the nation until a new government is formed.
Glaus’ smash flattens Twins
Anaheim infielder’s opposite-field shot difference in 2-1 win
October 12, 2002
Troy Glaus keeps hitting the ball to the opposite field and pushing the Anaheim Angels toward their first World Series.
Lions penalized plenty in victory over Lancers - Lawrence 21, SM East 7
October 12, 2002
Three touchdowns counted. Three touchdowns didn’t. Fortunately for Lawrence High, three TDs were enough to post a 21-7 Sunflower League football victory against Shawnee Mission East on Friday night at SM North District Stadium.
Glaus’ eighth-inning homer lifts Anaheim to 2-1 series lead - ALCS Game Three Angels 2, Twins 1
October 12, 2002
The Anaheim Angels monkeyed around with Minnesota for seven innings, then watched Troy Glaus put them in control of the AL championship series.
Jayhawks get to work
Fans treated to skits, scrimmage
October 12, 2002
Late Night With Roy Williams 2002 was a major event, a happening. It was … “like a volcanic eruption, basically,” future Kansas basketball player J.R. Giddens gushed.
Focus on basics spurs interest in learning Latin
October 12, 2002
A funny thing happened on the way to higher standards: Schools remembered Latin. As educators work to improve student performance in basic subjects such as reading, math, history and science, a few are finding that Latin, long thought stuffy and irrelevant, can help.
Resolution reveals differences between AG candidates
Kansas legislators may seek court challenge to Roe v. Wade
October 12, 2002
The Republican and Democratic candidates for Kansas attorney general have different ideas about a House-passed resolution that seeks to launch a legal battle to declare life starts at conception.
D.C. gallery carries handbag show
October 12, 2002
Rhinestone handbags in the form of a Buddha, a sea urchin and the New York skyline are part of an unusual exhibit featuring purses as art. They’re the work of Judith Leiber, who is an accidental artist.
6News video report: Students get reserved seating
October 12, 2002
6News reports on the reserved seating that will be available to KU students in Allen Field House.
Bulldogs stun Cardinals - Baldwin 33, Eudora 32
October 12, 2002
It was simply classic. Baldwin High shocked Eudora, 33-32, Friday night in front of a packed house at Laws Sports Complex. The Bulldogs’ football victory ruined the Cardinals’ homecoming, and more importantly, their undefeated run.
KU, KSU hope bet registers at polls
October 12, 2002
The last thing Jonathan Ng, Kansas University’s student body president, wants to do is wear purple to the KU-Kansas State football game Nov. 2. That’s why he’s pleading with Jayhawk football fans: Register to vote for the November election at today’s game against Colorado.
Bouknight runs over FSHS in showdown of unbeatens - Olathe North 35, Free State 7
October 12, 2002
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher didn’t want to look for a silver lining. One could hardly blame him. Asked if there was anything positive to take from the Firebirds’ 35-7 loss to Olathe North on Friday at the Olathe District Activity Center, Lisher simply said no.
Bulldogs stun Cardinals - Baldwin 33, Eudora 32
October 12, 2002
It was simply classic. Baldwin High shocked Eudora, 33-32, Friday night in front of a packed house at Laws Sports Complex. The Bulldogs’ football victory ruined the Cardinals’ homecoming, and more importantly, their undefeated run.
Stella comes off bench to lead Seahawks to 15-11, 15-5 victory in rare home date
October 12, 2002
Just because it’s Senior Night doesn’t mean there are special privileges. Ask Seabury Academy’s Anne Stella. “Rules are rules,” said a smiling Stella, who found herself on the bench at the start of Seabury’s lone home volleyball match this season Friday at East Lawrence Center.
Baker, Haskell on road today
October 12, 2002
Offense-starved Haskell Indian Nations University’s football team will be on the road today in hopes of ending its long losing streak. Meanwhile, Baker University also will be on the road for its only nonconference test of the season.
s complaint, station says
October 12, 2002
A donor’s complaint about slanted coverage didn’t affect Kansas Public Radio’s news judgment, station officials said Friday.
Guilty plea entered in park robbery
October 12, 2002
A Lawrence man pleaded guilty Friday in Douglas County District Court to reduced charges for a park robbery last summer.
Voting contest
October 12, 2002
KU and KSU students are using their rivalry to whip up interest in the November elections. Students at Kansas University and Kansas State University are turning the mostly good-natured rivalry between the schools into a civics project.
Jarett L. Worley
October 12, 2002
Hays  Services for Jarett L. Worley, 15, Hays, will be at 11 a.m. today at Trinity Lutheran Church in Hays. Burial will be in Mount Allen Cemetery, Hays. He died Wednesday, Oct. 9, 2002, from injuries suffered in a car accident in southeast Ellis County.
6Sports video report: Eagles send Firebirds packing
October 12, 2002
6Sports reports on the Free State High football game against the Olathe North Eagles.
6Sports video report: After slow start, Buffs finding rhythm
October 12, 2002
6Sports reports on today’s homecoming football game against the Colorado Buffaloes.
Briefly
October 12, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Temporary spending measure gets president’s signature Lebanon: 22 suspects charged with planning terrorist acts Oregon: U.S.: Alleged terror cell considered attacking schools
Environmental Management Resources CEO named minority business person of 2002
October 12, 2002
Lawrence is home to the Small Business Administration’s national Minority Small Business Person of the Year. Connie Cook, CEO of Lawrence-based Environmental Management Resources Inc., recently was honored as the top minority business owner at a White House ceremony.
KU sets records in win over OSU - Kansas 6, Oklahoma State 0
October 12, 2002
Kansas soccer coach Mark Francis is used to getting goals from a freshman forward with the last name Smith, so it came as no surprise that he got two such goals in Friday’s 6-0 victory against Oklahoma State.
Activist urges Lawrence faithful to embrace all of creation
October 12, 2002
World peace begins on your dinner plate. That’s the philosophy of Judy Carman, a co-founder of Lawrence-based Animal Outreach of Kansas, an animal-welfare group with about 15 active members and an e-mailing list of approximately 60 people.
City briefs
October 12, 2002
Register, beer taken during liquor store burglary Construction worker charged with stealing pills KU alumnus wins $68,094 with five ‘Jeopardy’ victories Citizens for Students seeks bank customers’ change Haskell student receives Ford Motor Co. scholarship
Briefcase
October 12, 2002
Telecommunications: Lucent to cut work force Accounting Scandal: WorldCom case brings additional guilty plea Arkansas City: Bankrupt beef plant begins search for buyers Energy: Aquila sells stake in New Zealand firm
Local briefs
October 12, 2002
Midland Railway ready for Maple Leaf train rides Memorial: Veterans photo display to stop in Lawrence Health: Sixth human West Nile case reported in Kansas Event: Prairie art gallery opens
Religion briefs
October 12, 2002
Calvary Temple Assembly of God Community Church of God East Lawrence Church of Christ First United Methodist Church Lawrence Evangelical Friends Church Lone Star Church of the Brethren Plymouth Congregational Church St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church Trinity Episcopal Church Trinity Lutheran Church Unity Church of Lawrence Unitarian Fellowship West Side Presbyterian Church
Bouknight runs over FSHS in showdown of unbeatens - Olathe North 35, Free State 7
October 12, 2002
Free State High football coach Bob Lisher didn’t want to look for a silver lining. One could hardly blame him. Asked if there was anything positive to take from the Firebirds’ 35-7 loss to Olathe North on Friday at the Olathe District Activity Center, Lisher simply said no.
6Sports video report:Lions open district play on the road
October 12, 2002
6Sports reports on the Lawrence High football game against the Shawnee Mission East Lancers.
Rain puts Stewart on UAW-GM 500 pole
October 12, 2002
Rain bumped Jerry Nadeau off the pole for the UAW-GM 500, putting series leader Tony Stewart and his closest pursuers in the tight Winston Cup points chase at the front for Sunday’s race.
Fans rally behind Couch
October 12, 2002
Tim Couch is being targeted by Browns fans again. This time, though, he’s not being booed. Cleveland’s embattled quarterback has been overwhelmed with e-mails, letters and messages of support from fans worldwide.
Papers: Annihilation narrowly averted
October 12, 2002
At the height of the Cuban Missile Crisis, a Soviet submarine commander readied a nuclear attack on a United States destroyer, and another officer began assembling the weapon, according to papers released Friday.
Classic novels fetch millions
It’s certainly the talk of the book world’
October 12, 2002
More than 350 signed first-edition classic novels including one with an inscription from Ian Fleming to Sir Winston Churchill brought in nearly $7 million at Christie’s auction house Friday.
Brand says NCAA can balance academics, athletics
October 12, 2002
Myles Brand, a Brooklyn-born philosopher who didn’t play organized sports after his freshman year, will become the most powerful man in intercollegiate athletics.
KC team picks name
October 12, 2002
Kansas City’s new independent league baseball team will be known as the T-Bones. Officials of the Northern League club said they chose the name from more than 2,200 suggestions.
Showalter returns to bench as Texas skipper
Chicago man who attacked Kansas City first-base coach indicted on four counts
October 12, 2002
Former Yankees and Diamondbacks manager Buck Showalter was hired Friday by the Texas Rangers. Showalter takes over a team that finished last in the AL West the past three seasons. Before that, the Rangers won three division titles from 1996-99.
Injury bug takes bite out of Buffs
Three linebackers expected to miss today’s game at Kansas
October 12, 2002
Colorado’s defense, which allows an average of 24.2 points a game, won’t be at full strength when the Buffaloes visit Kansas University today at Memorial Stadium.
Garrett explodes in Gleason biopic
October 12, 2002
Don’t go looking for laughs in the screen biography “Gleason” (8 p.m. Sunday, CBS), starring Brad Garrett as the Great One.
Guns and schools
October 12, 2002
A store where guns are sold may not be the best neighbor for a Lawrence high school. A public meeting this week about a proposed Wal-Mart store at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive raised an issue that many residents may not have considered.
Frankenstein’ sets Halloween mood
October 12, 2002
To get in the Halloween spirit, consider a trip to see “Frankenstein” at the Coterie Theatre in Crown Center or attend HalloWeekend at Worlds of Fun. Here some of the area’s other offerings:
KU senior seeks hair donations
Student project is a cut above
October 12, 2002
Brenda Pollom has been stalking Kansas University students, scoping out their hair. If the hair is longer than 10 inches and isn’t bleached or permed, she asks the students if she can cut it off.
Parents must answer honestly
Adoptive situations result in tough questions from curious children
October 12, 2002
What should you tell an adopted child about his or her biological parents in “closed” adoption situations? How do you answer his tough questions about why he wasn’t wanted, etc.?
Clarification
October 12, 2002
Although Seabury Academy considered Thursday’s cross country meet in Eudora a home meet, it was actually the Eudora Invitational. Seabury is located halfway between Lawrence and Eudora.
Correction
October 12, 2002
Benedictine College football player Adrian Garcia, a Lawrence High product, was misidentified in a story in Thursday’s Journal-World.
Carjacking victim testifies in murder trial
October 12, 2002
A man who prosecutors say was the first victim in two brothers’ nine-day rampage of robbery and murder tearfully testified Friday about the night he was carjacked outside a convenience store.
KU, KSU hope bet registers at polls
October 12, 2002
The last thing Jonathan Ng, Kansas University’s student body president, wants to do is wear purple to the KU-Kansas State football game Nov. 2. That’s why he’s pleading with Jayhawk football fans: Register to vote for the November election at today’s game against Colorado.
Fit as a Favre
At 33, Packers QB still an ironman
October 12, 2002
It’ll take more than age to slow Brett Favre, who shakes off injuries as if they were colds and hasn’t missed a day of work in more than a decade.
Kansas legislators may seek court challenge to Roe v. Wade
October 12, 2002
The Republican and Democratic candidates for Kansas attorney general have different ideas about a House-passed resolution that seeks to launch a legal battle to declare life starts at conception.
NCAA wrongly punishing Colorado
October 12, 2002
Colorado has had some real sweethearts on its athletic staff, like football coach Dallas Ward, basketball coaches Bebe Lee and Sox Walseth and sports info directors such as Fred Casotti and Wayne Duke.
Dolores Lucille Beard
October 12, 2002
Services for Dolores Lucille Beard, 86, Lawrence, Kan., will be at noon Tuesday at Featheringill Mortuary in San Diego. Burial will be in Cypress View Mausoleum in San Diego. Mrs. Beard died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community.
Briefly
October 12, 2002
Utah: Backpack explosive prompts evacuation Alabama: Ban on sex toys unconstitutional Los Angeles: Shipping lines say dock work rate down Washington, D.C.: Company to repay millions to consumers
Briefly
October 12, 2002
Israel: Would-be bomber arrested near embassy Ivory Coast: U.N. agency warns of humanitarian crisis Moscow: Census reaches space station Senegal: 1,000 ferry victims mourned at funeral
Briefly
October 12, 2002
Los Angeles: Police chief takes office San Fransisco: Protester cleared of terrorism charges Mississippi: Three die in separate floodwater accidents Tennessee: Bank heist accomplices sentenced to 33 years New Jersey: Fire destroys Sugar Hill recording studio
Area Roundup: Ottawa rallies past Atchison
October 12, 2002
Ottawa High shrugged off an early deficit and rallied to a 13-7 football victory against Atchison on Friday.
Fans treated to skits, scrimmage
October 12, 2002
Late Night With Roy Williams 2002 was a major event, a happening. It was … “like a volcanic eruption, basically,” future Kansas basketball player J.R. Giddens gushed.
Student project is a cut above
October 12, 2002
Brenda Pollom has been stalking Kansas University students, scoping out their hair. If the hair is longer than 10 inches and isn’t bleached or permed, she asks the students if she can cut it off.
Christian Coalition hopes to get out the vote and regain former ‘glory’
October 12, 2002
Christian Coalition leaders fired up the faithful Friday with a pro-Israel rally and a pitch to renew the group’s power by rousting out the vote in November for conservative candidates.
Judges try shaming convicts
Courts hope to embarrass criminals into good behavior
October 12, 2002
Faced with an unending stream of unrepentant crooks, vagrants and addicts who shrug off short jail terms and scoff at probation, a small number of judges are returning to an old weapon in the war on crime: shame.
Sex slave pact links suspect, slaying victim
Barrel bodies trial continues
October 12, 2002
A six-page sex slave contract between John E. Robinson Sr. and Izabela Lewicka was among dozens of documents police seized from Robinson’s home and storage locker, detectives testified Friday.
Can fear be used to justify war?
October 12, 2002
The news crawled across the bottom of the screen as a surreal footnote to the president’s speech on Iraq. President offers federal help for victims of sniper shooting … Oliver North is 59 … Audiences hunger for Hannibal as “Red Dragon” tops box office …
Lions penalized plenty in victory over Lancers - Lawrence 21, SM East 7
October 12, 2002
Three touchdowns counted. Three touchdowns didn’t. Fortunately for Lawrence High, three TDs were enough to post a 21-7 Sunflower League football victory against Shawnee Mission East on Friday night at SM North District Stadium.
KU fans planning tailgate blowout
October 12, 2002
Chris Coulson and his buddies had to outdo themselves this year. Last year for Kansas University’s Homecoming, they loaded five kiddie swimming pools with 1,500 cans of beer to quench the tailgating thirsts of their friends, their friends’ friends and probably a few freeloading strangers who attended the KU-Oklahoma football game.
Colorado native making impact for Jayhawks as linebacker, end
October 12, 2002
Colorado football fans were angry this week when the Buffaloes were put on two years probation for 55 alleged NCAA rules violations, mostly committed under the watch of former coach Rick Neu-heisel.
On the record
October 12, 2002
Horoscopes
October 12, 2002
Doctors hope to split conjoined twins
October 12, 2002
Despite initial setbacks, doctors in the western state of Jalisco are hopeful they can separate conjoined twins who share a liver and heart tissue.
Officials say Gulf War pilot may not be dead after all
October 12, 2002
The U.S. Navy on Friday declared Gulf War pilot Michael Scott Speicher was captured by Iraq, saying there’s no evidence the officer is dead. Two senators suggested there was new, classified evidence indicating Speicher was alive inside Iraq.
In midst of world tension, Carter wins Nobel for peace
October 12, 2002
Former President Jimmy Carter won the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for his commitment to diplomacy over war an honor that was delivered with a rebuke of the Bush administration for its hard line on Iraq.
Sniper claims eighth victim
Authorities stop suspicious vehicles as fear spreads through D.C. area
October 12, 2002
A Philadelphia man was fatally shot at a Spotsylvania County, Va., gas station as a state police trooper investigated a traffic accident across the street Friday, launching a massive and frustrating search for the sniper who claimed his eighth victim in the Washington area over the past 10 days.
Red River rivalry enjoying renaissance
No. 2 Oklahoma to take on No. 3 Texas today in battle of unbeatens at Cotton Bowl
October 12, 2002
To many folks on both sides of the Red River, the second weekend of October is reserved for the Texas-Oklahoma game, and the renewal of a rivalry filled with color, pageantry and history.
Robinson doing double duty
Colorado native making impact for Jayhawks as linebacker, end
October 12, 2002
Colorado football fans were angry this week when the Buffaloes were put on two years probation for 55 alleged NCAA rules violations, mostly committed under the watch of former coach Rick Neu-heisel.
Dispute and its by-products destroying treasured lake
October 12, 2002
War and its attendant blights are slowly killing off an enchanted corner of the world. Dal Lake in the Kashmir Valley, long treasured by travelers for its beauty, majestic surrounding hills and languid houseboat culture, is being overwhelmed by untreated sewage and acres of aquatic weeds.
Investigators find dynamite in tanker
October 12, 2002
A terrorist cell sympathetic to the al-Qaida network may have carried out the attack on a French oil tanker in the Arabian Sea, investigators said Friday.
t listen to alternatives to closing
October 12, 2002
Members of the site council at Riverside School, an elementary school earmarked for closure by the Lawrence school board, are feeling slighted.
First lady takes the spotlight to promote reading, vitality of books
October 12, 2002
Surrounded by a roomful of distinguished authors and devoted readers, first lady Laura Bush took a rare turn in the spotlight Friday to kick off a celebration of the power of books to transform, transport, enrich, entertain and even console.
Safety signs
October 12, 2002
Minister tends to changing flock at truck stop
October 12, 2002
Truckers and other weary travelers who pull into the Carlisle Travel Plaza in search of food, fuel or a rest room can find much more than creature comforts if the Rev. Donald Mason is around.
s game at Kansas
October 12, 2002
Colorado’s defense, which allows an average of 24.2 points a game, won’t be at full strength when the Buffaloes visit Kansas University today at Memorial Stadium.
NASCAR eyes practice spotters
October 12, 2002
NASCAR is looking into ways to prevent the type of accident in which ARCA driver Eric Martin was killed on Wednesday at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Investigators find dynamite in tanker
October 12, 2002
A terrorist cell sympathetic to the al-Qaida network may have carried out the attack on a French oil tanker in the Arabian Sea, investigators said Friday.
Society Calendar
October 12, 2002
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October 12, 2002
People
October 12, 2002
Actor’s wife must keep distance Sgt. Pepper’s designer knighted Pioneer black performer honored Dad’s company sues Houston
Riverside council feels ignored
School’s advocates say district board won’t listen to alternatives to closing
October 12, 2002
Members of the site council at Riverside School, an elementary school earmarked for closure by the Lawrence school board, are feeling slighted.
NCAA wrongly punishing Colorado
October 12, 2002
Colorado has had some real sweethearts on its athletic staff, like football coach Dallas Ward, basketball coaches Bebe Lee and Sox Walseth and sports info directors such as Fred Casotti and Wayne Duke.
KU fans planning tailgate blowout
October 12, 2002
Chris Coulson and his buddies had to outdo themselves this year. Last year for Kansas University’s Homecoming, they loaded five kiddie swimming pools with 1,500 cans of beer to quench the tailgating thirsts of their friends, their friends’ friends and probably a few freeloading strangers who attended the KU-Oklahoma football game.
KU sets records in win over OSU - Kansas 6, Oklahoma State 0
October 12, 2002
Kansas soccer coach Mark Francis is used to getting goals from a freshman forward with the last name Smith, so it came as no surprise that he got two such goals in Friday’s 6-0 victory against Oklahoma State.
KU swimmers fourth at Big 12 Relays
October 12, 2002
Kansas University’s swimming and diving team placed fourth at the Big 12 Relays on Friday.