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Whittemore impressive again in loss
October 13, 2002
Bill Whittemore limped from the Kansas football locker room into the media area, sat down and began to put on his wristwatch. The watch had to have been a Timex. You know, the brand that became famous for the slogan that it takes a licking but keeps on ticking.
Vera L. McClung
October 13, 2002
Perry  Private graveside services for Vera L. McClung, 86, Topeka, will be at Buster Cemetery, northeast of Perry. Mrs. McClung died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at a Topeka care facility.
Michael James Henry
October 13, 2002
George M. Donner
October 13, 2002
Dog needs test for infection
October 13, 2002
I have a Shitzu who doesn’t seem to be urinating properly. She urinates small amounts frequently. Sometimes it has been slight brownish-pink in color, which could be blood, and I’m worried. She is fine otherwise. Any help you can offer would be appreciated.
Study links cigarette smoke, feline lymphoma
October 13, 2002
In a study published by the American Journal of Epidemiology in August, the first link between cigarette smoke and feline lymphoma was established.
Racing briefs
October 13, 2002
Starr takes truck pole Cowin top qualifier Schumacher first at GP
Health Department to administer flu shots
October 13, 2002
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department will begin administering flu shots the week of Oct. 14.
Field-dress video hot
CWD fear new factor
October 13, 2002
The idea came to Bill Hesselgrave one day when he was sitting on his deer stand. Hesselgrave, a meat cutter by trade, also processed venison. “We saw a lot of meat go to waste unnecessarily because of the way people field-dressed it,” said Hesselgrave.
Burton blazes to win at Little Trees 300
October 13, 2002
Jeff Burton routed the field Saturday, lapping all but three cars while winning the Little Trees 300 at Lowe’s Motor Speedway.
Big 12 Roundup: Cornhuskers stuff Missouri, 24-13
Texas A&M, Kansas State win big; Iowa State pulls away from Texas Tech
October 13, 2002
After getting embarrassed in losses at Penn State and Iowa State, Nebraska’s defense finally has something about which to be proud. The Cornhuskers held Missouri to less than half its offensive average Saturday in a 24-13 victory, Nebraska’s 24th straight over the Tigers.
Packers promote two DBs
October 13, 2002
The Green Bay Packers shored up their injury-riddled secondary Saturday by promoting two defensive backs from their practice squad and placing cornerback Bhawoh Jue on injured reserve.
Purple spray easy way to control hunt access
October 13, 2002
Although permission is required to enter and hunt on any private land in Kansas, landowners who want to control hunting access post their land in a number of ways. In the past, this has meant purchasing appropriate signs and posting them.
Thome’s agent seeks offer from Indians
October 13, 2002
Jim Thome’s agent wants the Cleveland Indians to make the first pitch. Indians general manager Mark Shapiro said Saturday that Thome’s agent, Pat Rooney, has recommended to the club that it make a contract offer to the club’s career home run leader before he’s eligible for free agency.
Piniella requests release from Mariners
October 13, 2002
Lou Piniella has officially asked out of his contract with the Seattle Mariners. In a meeting Friday in Tampa with three Seattle team officials, which included CEO Howard Lincoln, Piniella formally asked to be allowed to resign from the last year of his three-year, $6.8 million deal.
NLCS: Kile’s son introduced
October 13, 2002
Game 3 of the NL championship series got off to an emotional start when Kannon Kile, the 5-year-old son of Darryl Kile, was introduced along with the rest of the St. Louis Cardinals.
Eagle Bend’s Kane 7th at tournament
October 13, 2002
Eagle Bend head pro Jim Kane shot a four-round 3-under-par 285 to place seventh at the Western PGA Club Professional Championship.
Baxter, Hoss 2-3 at gymnastics meet
October 13, 2002
Free State’s Lacey Baxter was second and Lawrence High’s Molly Hoss third in the all-around, and LHS placed second and Free State third in the team race at a gymnastics meet Saturday at Manhattan High.
Storm rallies past BU
October 13, 2002
Jason Kilmer rushed for 177 yards and scored twice and Robby Brosius threw a 26-yard pass for another score to lead Southern Nazarene to a 31-17 win over Baker on Saturday.
Duval seeks Vegas jackpot
Slumping golfer leads Invensys by one shot
October 13, 2002
David Duval, showing signs he might ready to reclaim his spot among golf’s best, shot a 9-under 63 Saturday in the Invensys Classic at Las Vegas to get in position for his first win since last year’s British Open.
NBC to air special on Presley’s legacy
October 13, 2002
Britney Spears, No Doubt, Sheryl Crow and Bono will celebrate Elvis Presley’s legacy on an hour-long NBC special to air later this year.
Arafat poised to name new Cabinet within days, aide says
October 13, 2002
Seeking to build support ahead of an election, Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat will name a new Cabinet within 10 days to replace one that resigned in a showdown with the Palestinian legislature, his aide said Saturday.
U.S. troop movements signal move toward war
Pentagon sends Army, Marine staffs to Kuwait
October 13, 2002
In moves suggesting new Pentagon preparations for war against Iraq, key Army and Marine Corps battle staffs are being sent to Kuwait.
McClain, Struble pace Lawrence
October 13, 2002
Lawrence High seniors Dylan McClain and Andy Struble placed 2-3 at Saturday’s SM West Invitational cross country meet. The meet was divided into classifications with seniors running against seniors, juniors versus juniors and so on.
Bomb kills more than 150 in Indonesian tourist spot
Killings called ‘worst act of terror’ in country’s history
October 13, 2002
A powerful bomb exploded Saturday night outside two popular nightclubs on the island of Bali, killing more than 150 people, most of them foreigners, authorities said.
Investigators hope images will lead to sniper’s arrest
Washington-area task force releases vehicle pictures
October 13, 2002
Investigators hunting a sniper responsible for 10 attacks released their first wanted poster composite images of a white box truck after authorities confirmed Saturday that an eighth death was linked to the killer.
Meeting face to face remains important to college students
E-mails rank below phone conversations
October 13, 2002
In one version of the future, the Internet is us. No more desktop computers. The chips and screens are inside our skulls. Eye movements flick that little pointer thing around the screen. E-mail is neurotransmitted in and out at the speed of thought.
Iraq offers cooperation on own terms
October 13, 2002
Iraq reserves the right to end cooperation with U.N. weapons inspections if it deems Washington is manipulating them, the Iraqi inspections chief said, clouding prospects of the high-stakes U.N. missions before they even resume.
Gorshin transforms into Burns for one-man Broadway show
Veteran actor tackles ‘toughest thing’ he’s had to do
October 13, 2002
Deep in the bowels of the Helen Hayes Theatre, down a winding metal staircase and past a cramped corridor, George Burns is coming back to life. First, a red turtleneck and wool suit are slipped on. Then a steel-gray wig is attached. A dab of makeup follows and then a pair of black, round glasses.
Fashion briefs
October 13, 2002
Business casual choice for ‘Bachelor’ Men known to collect 5 to 10 pairs of jeans
Prince Charles says older viewers ignored
October 13, 2002
Prince Charles urged television executives to stop aiming so many of their programs at teenagers and ignoring their older, more discerning viewers.
Dynamic room needs inspiration
October 13, 2002
When I mentioned to my partner Matt Fox that I wanted to add drama to one of our projects, he immediately began looking through some of the old plays he’d been involved in while studying theater in college. Much to his chagrin, that wasn’t the type of drama I was talking about.
Authors offer tips on capturing memories
October 13, 2002
The most important thing about creating a letter box for a loved one is to get started, says Mark Button, who with his wife Diane wrote “The Letter Box: A Story of Enduring Love” (Beyond Words Publishing).
Family’s letters result in collection for book
October 13, 2002
Carly Button is almost 6 years old and learning to read. She has a lot of material waiting for her. Her parents, Diane and Mark Button, have been writing her letters since the day she was born.
Literacy program challenging families to read together
October 13, 2002
The National Center for Family Literacy is challenging families to spend 15 minutes a day together reading aloud.
FamilyFun previews top toys
Children help select winners
October 13, 2002
In anticipation of the holiday season, parents and retailers are beginning to make their bets on what will be the new hot toys. Why not just ask the kids?
What are you reading?
October 13, 2002
Lawrence Commuter Report
October 13, 2002
Othel ‘Cy’ Sipe
October 13, 2002
American League: Angels push Twins to brink
Glaus hits go-ahead single; Anaheim takes 7-1 victory, 3-1 lead in series
October 13, 2002
Sixteen years later, the Angels are once again just one win away from their first World Series. Rookie John Lackey outpitched Brad Radke with seven shutout innings, Troy Glaus broke up a scoreless tie with a go-ahead single in the seventh and Anaheim beat the Minnesota Twins, 7-1, Saturday night for a 3-1 lead in the AL championship series.
Vera L. McClung
October 13, 2002
Rooms & roots
October 13, 2002
This week, “Home and Away” host Cathy Hamilton travels to Baldwin to follow a crew from HGTV which was filming a house built by Lawrence architect Dan Rockhill.
CIA report counters invasion pitch
October 13, 2002
The CIA’s newly declassified judgments on the likelihood of Iraq’s use of weapons of mass destruction severely undercut the Bush administration’s case for attacking Iraq.
Travel briefs
October 13, 2002
Toy Hall of Fame moves across country Magazine ranks Caribbean islands
Falwell’s remarks on prophet enrage Shiite Muslim clerics
October 13, 2002
Shiite Muslim clerics in Lebanon and Iran have reacted with rage at the Rev. Jerry Falwell for calling Islam’s prophet a terrorist, and an envoy of Iran’s supreme leader reportedly called for his death.
El Nio may bring wetter winter
October 13, 2002
Some forecasters are predicting at least slightly wetter weather this winter than Kansas had last year.
Scotland guards history’s mysteries
October 13, 2002
My traveling buddy, Priscilla, and I had gone to Scotland intent on summiting the highest peak in the United Kingdom: Ben Nevis. At a mere 4,406 feet, some hikers and climbers might sneer at the cautions that natives impart. But the meaning of its name widely believed to be “shrouded in fog” and the quickly changing weather than can swoop in with little notice should be heeded seriously.
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
October 13, 2002
Fatigue factor
October 13, 2002
Nobel selection is a beacon of hope
October 13, 2002
Imre Kertesz is a Holocaust survivor, an East European who was persecuted under communism, a free man since 1989 and this year’s winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. Who says book critics never get it right?
War distraction
October 13, 2002
Inmate guilty in 15-year-old rape case
October 13, 2002
A prison inmate has been convicted in the 15-year-old rape and attack that left an Independence woman with permanent brain damage. Ronald Dennis, 60, was found guilty Friday of first-degree assault and first-degree rape.
No firm link to al-Qaida found in Kuwait attack
Government announces confessions by 15 Kuwaitis in Tuesday ambush of U.S. Marines
October 13, 2002
Kuwait’s interior minister said Saturday that 15 Kuwaitis in police custody had confessed to a deadly attack on U.S. Marines, but that no firm link has been established between them and al-Qaida.
Seniors calendar
October 13, 2002
Douglas County Senior Services, 745 Vt., offers several classes. Call Senior Services, 842-0543, for information or to register.
From pool to pond
Back yard undergoes makeover by Florida couple
October 13, 2002
“I think anybody could do it for about $1,000,” says Donna Kent. Well, maybe. If you were willing (with your own hands) to position and cement about 6 tons of rock, to design and build a five-tier fountain, to haul and dump truckloads of dirt and to plant several hundred tropical bushes and trees.
Young readers tell Dave to get with it
October 13, 2002
Awhile back I wrote a column complaining that many young people do not read newspapers, and seem to be more interested in Britney Spears than the Middle East.
Hormone replacement therapy can pose cancer risk
October 13, 2002
I keep reading and hearing different things about hormone replacement therapy. I’ve been taking a combination of progesterone and estrogen for a number of years just thought that was natural part of treating “old age.” Now I’m scared of cancer. What are you hearing?
Failure to protect infant yields life prison term
October 13, 2002
A judge told a Cameron woman she had failed as a mother when he sentenced her to life in prison for not protecting her toddler from a fatal beating.
Burnham will return to Philippines to testify against Muslim rebels
October 13, 2002
A Kansas missionary who survived 377 days of captivity in the jungles of the southern Philippines is willing to return to the country to testify against her al-Qaida-linked abductors, an official said Saturday.
No more taxes
October 13, 2002
Creating collectibles makes time fly
October 13, 2002
Reaves Armstrong’s basement is full of historic horse-drawn wagons, including a doctor’s buggy, medicine wagon, Texas buckboard, surrey with a fringe on top and a long black hearse. Luckily, they all fit on his bookshelves.
U.N. stamps focus on Italian architecture
October 13, 2002
The architectural splendors of Italy are vividly displayed on a new set of six commemorative stamps issued by the United Nations Postal Administration. The stamps are dedicated to the theme of “World Heritage Italy.”
The Motley Fool
October 13, 2002
Our Mission: To Inform, to Amuse, and to Help You Make Money
Italian carmaker hopes heir can save it from tailspinning
October 13, 2002
A lanky young man with swept-back brown locks sits before a packed audience of 250 journalists and, when their attention seems to turn elsewhere, unwraps a candy and pops it in his mouth. He fights back a shy smile.
Internet banks worth investigating
October 13, 2002
My financial life and my newspaper career were intertwined from the very beginning. Shortly after I turned 14, I got a paper route and was thrilled that my ship had come in, as I was certain to earn at least $10 a week. So I went down to the local bank and opened a savings account.
Lawrence firm displays growth
E&E Display Group survives slowdown
October 13, 2002
Ed White has heard the rumors, too. Whispers that his E&E Display Group was being sold to an out-of-state firm have been circulating for months among Lawrence-area business leaders and the 325 employees at the company’s plant at 910 E. 29th St.
Artist seeks to capture essence of Kansas landscape
October 13, 2002
There’s a fleeting moment between late afternoon and dusk, when the sun-soaked hues of the land brim with intensity before the views blur to gray. Lawrence landscape painter Robert Sudlow lately has been trying to freeze that transition on canvas.
School merger divides district
Combining Kaw Valley high schools will save $500,000 a year
October 13, 2002
Brandon Floersch and the other juniors in his afternoon high school English class think a lot about their senior year.
A special place
October 13, 2002
Floodplain debate nearly settled
ty commission to resolve regulations issue at Tuesday meeting
October 13, 2002
Floodplain development regulations have been the subject of debate in Lawrence for more than a year. But it’s still anybody’s guess what will happen when the Lawrence City Commission sits down Tuesday night to resolve the issue.
Wisconsin highway officials begin crash reconstruction
October 13, 2002
Authorities Saturday began the daunting task of reconstructing the state’s deadliest car accident, a nightmare of scorched metal that killed 10 people on a foggy interstate.
October 13, 2002
Former President George H.W. Bush praised the leadership of the nation’s 34th president as Dwight D. Eisenhower’s hometown celebrated his legacy Saturday.
CU gains 546 yards in shootout
October 13, 2002
Kansas University racked up 450 total yards and scored 29 points against Colorado on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It wasn’t nearly enough.
Artist seeks to capture essence of Kansas landscape
October 13, 2002
There’s a fleeting moment between late afternoon and dusk, when the sun-soaked hues of the land brim with intensity before the views blur to gray. Lawrence landscape painter Robert Sudlow lately has been trying to freeze that transition on canvas.
Michael James Henry
October 13, 2002
Paola  Memorial services for Michael James Henry, 40, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at First Lutheran Church, Paola. Burial will be in Paola Cemetery. Mr. Henry died recently at his home.
George M. Donner
October 13, 2002
Liberty, Mo. Â Services for George M. Donner Sr., 60, Missouri City, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Liberty Manor Baptist Church in Liberty. Burial will be in Missouri City Cemetery. Mr. Donner died Thursday, Oct. 10, 2002, in Missouri City.
Sipe
October 13, 2002
Spooner, Wis. Â Mass of Christian Burial for Othel “Cy” Sipe, 80, Chicog, will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church in Spooner. Burial with military honors will follow in Northern Wisconsin Veteran’s Memorial Cemetery, Spooner. Mr. Sipe died Friday, Oct. 11, 2002, at Lakeview Medical Center in Rice Lake, Wis.
Ensley recalls heyday of his popular fishing show
October 13, 2002
When Harold Ensley was a youngster back in the 1920s he fished in a pond on his family’s ranch near Healy, north of Dodge City. Metal pins from feed sacks were his hooks and grasshoppers, when he could catch them, were his bait.
Storm rallies past BU
October 13, 2002
Jason Kilmer rushed for 177 yards and scored twice and Robby Brosius threw a 26-yard pass for another score to lead Southern Nazarene to a 31-17 win over Baker on Saturday.
McClain, Struble pace Lawrence
October 13, 2002
Lawrence High seniors Dylan McClain and Andy Struble placed 2-3 at Saturday’s SM West Invitational cross country meet. The meet was divided into classifications with seniors running against seniors, juniors versus juniors and so on.
Bookstore
October 13, 2002
Briefly
October 13, 2002
North Korea: U.S. special envoy called ‘arrogant,’ ‘threatening’ Afghanistan: Munitions-filled warehouses discovered by U.S. troops Germany: April arrests help lead to charges in terror case Florida: 28 nuclear plant workers exposed to radiation
Late Night a great night for KU players, recruits
October 13, 2002
Four devoted Kansas University basketball fans marched around James Naismith court Friday night carrying oversized, homemade replica jerseys for the recruits in attendance at Late Night With Roy Williams.
Fall festivities offset football loss
October 13, 2002
It was a morning of rain ponchos and an afternoon of sweaters at Kansas University’s Homecoming events Saturday, and although coffee might have been a more temperature-appropriate beverage, it was beer that flowed freely as fans waited for the football game to start.
LHS readies for principal search
October 13, 2002
Dick Patterson is ready to give up the reins at Lawrence High School. The outgoing LHS principal already completed his final horseback ride at the front of the high school’s Homecoming parade.
E Display Group survives slowdown
October 13, 2002
Ed White has heard the rumors, too. Whispers that his E&E Display Group was being sold to an out-of-state firm have been circulating for months among Lawrence-area business leaders and the 325 employees at the company’s plant at 910 E. 29th St.
Vision of the future
October 13, 2002
A visioning process being undertaken by local planning officials may be just what the community needs. It comes up in almost any discussion about Lawrence’s growth: It’s hard to know how to get somewhere if you don’t know where you’re going.
ty commission to resolve regulations issue at Tuesday meeting
October 13, 2002
Floodplain development regulations have been the subject of debate in Lawrence for more than a year. But it’s still anybody’s guess what will happen when the Lawrence City Commission sits down Tuesday night to resolve the issue.
Fallen leaves turn clay dirt into rich soil
October 13, 2002
The recent rains and cool evenings are a welcomed relief from the heat and drought of summer. Also a welcomed sight are the falling leaves. Not because they signal the end of summer, but because they can be converted into precious organic matter.
On the record
October 13, 2002
Area briefs
October 13, 2002
Search continues for body Pulitzer winner first speaker in 2002-2003 Hall lectures Haskell Homecoming activities begin Tuesday
Briefcase
October 13, 2002
Seminar: US Bank, KU center offer firms cash flow course Survey: Benefit cuts preferred over wage reductions Motley Fool: Name that company
KU football notebook
October 13, 2002
Buffaloes’ Brown has ‘heck of a day’
Colorado running back gains 309 yards, scores two TDs
October 13, 2002
Chris Brown didn’t have much of a clue. Colorado’s featured running back enjoyed the greatest game of his collegiate playing days on Saturday, rushing for 309 yards and two touchdowns.
Top 25 Roundup: No. 1 Miami survives FSU
No. 9 Seminoles fall short again
October 13, 2002
Wide left. Can you believe it? Top-ranked Miami was helped by yet another last-second missed field goal by No. 9 Florida State, hanging on for a 28-27 victory Saturday over the Seminoles to extend the nation’s longest winning streak to 28 games.
Young star of ‘White Oleander’ likes playing someone else
October 13, 2002
Alison Lohman has never been in a foster home, never been around serious violence, never been involved with a man twice her age and never lived on the streets. She has led, by just about any standards, a privileged life, and she is even more thankful for this after vicariously living the life of someone who has not.
Savannah named most haunted city
American Institute of Parapsychology to bestow title on Georgia port town
October 13, 2002
The stately charm of Savannah’s historic squares and antebellum homes becomes cloaked in gloom when viewed after dark from the back of a Cadillac hearse only recently retired from carrying caskets.
Quilter’s work on exhibit in Memphis
October 13, 2002
For Marla Jackson, it wasn’t a great beginning. “I was kicked out of my sewing class in ninth grade. It was a tailoring class, and I was terrible. The teacher finally looked at me and said, ‘You’re out of here!’” she recalled, laughing.
National League: Cardinals cut Giants’ series lead
St. Louis prevails, 5-4, but San Francisco holds 2-1 edge in NLCS
October 13, 2002
The St. Louis Cardinals held the San Francisco Giants at bay barely. Three St. Louis homers that just cleared the wall behind Barry Bonds in left field overcame his own prodigious shot into McCovey Cove and gave the Cardinals a 5-4 victory Saturday that cut San Francisco’s lead to 2-1 in the NL championship series.
Students to examine history of Careyville
October 13, 2002
A research team of Wichita State University students hopes to unearth the link between the Careyville mining settlement and the vast Carey Salt mine. The student group, under the direction of history professor Jay Price, is charged with documenting the history and dynamics of Careyville.
LHS readies for principal search
October 13, 2002
Dick Patterson is ready to give up the reins at Lawrence High School. The outgoing LHS principal already completed his final horseback ride at the front of the high school’s Homecoming parade.
Colorado running back gains 309 yards, scores two TDs
October 13, 2002
Chris Brown didn’t have much of a clue. Colorado’s featured running back enjoyed the greatest game of his collegiate playing days on Saturday, rushing for 309 yards and two touchdowns.
Former quarterback has eight tackles in debut on defense
October 13, 2002
Zach Dyer hadn’t made a tackle since his senior year at Olathe South. Saturday against Colorado, he made eight. “It’s so much different,” said Dyer, who was KU’s backup quarterback before moving to safety last week. “It’s a different mind-set than quarterback.”
Whittemore impressive again in loss
October 13, 2002
Bill Whittemore limped from the Kansas football locker room into the media area, sat down and began to put on his wristwatch. The watch had to have been a Timex. You know, the brand that became famous for the slogan that it takes a licking but keeps on ticking.
Make compost bin easy on yourself
October 13, 2002
Cleaning the garden at this time of year reaps untold treasures since the fading garden provides abundant material for composting. Leaves, grass clippings and perennials past their prime are plentiful. Shortly, the annuals, bitten by frost, will be as unsightly in these dying days of autumn as they were lovely during the summer.
Briefly
October 13, 2002
Guatemala: Ambassador recalled after U.S. comments Turkey: Constitution talk by Kurds angers Turks Malaysia: Royal family member’s wife kidnapped, killed Philippines: Marines, rebels clash; at least 11 soldiers die
Basements belie throw-away society
October 13, 2002
Anyone who thinks we live in a throw-away society hasn’t looked in my basement. Not only is it the place where broken appliances go to recuperate, it houses items that if we discard, we know we’ll desperately need a few days later.
Candidates respond on key Kansas issues
October 13, 2002
With a little more than three weeks until the Nov. 5 election, Democrat Kathleen Sebelius and Republican Tim Shallenburger continue to stick tightly to a gubernatorial campaign script that essentially says education is good and taxes are bad.
Briefly
October 13, 2002
New York: Pentagon to begin smallpox vaccinations California: British official’s son to be tried for stalking California: Grinch cleared in Suess set theft
Dog Days’ ready to take bite on Animal Planet’s reality show
October 13, 2002
Reality television has finally gone to the dogs. Certainly it was already headed down this path; some of the most memorable moments from the current spate of celebrity shows have come from the stars’ canine companions.
Pottery with logos worth more money
October 13, 2002
There are many collectors of old advertising, including signs, figures, cans, bottles, small trade cards and giveaways.
Weird year’ continues
Stewart leads close Winston Cup title chase
October 13, 2002
Tony Stewart is the man to beat over the last six races in the Winston Cup season. Maybe. Stewart took the lead in the close title chase last week, moving 72 points ahead of Mark Martin going into today’s UAW-GM 500. But no one has emerged as a dominant force.
Dyer getting defensive
Former quarterback has eight tackles in debut on defense
October 13, 2002
Zach Dyer hadn’t made a tackle since his senior year at Olathe South. Saturday against Colorado, he made eight. “It’s so much different,” said Dyer, who was KU’s backup quarterback before moving to safety last week. “It’s a different mind-set than quarterback.”
Buffaloes outrun KU - Colorado 53, Kansas 29
CU gains 546 yards in shootout
October 13, 2002
Kansas University racked up 450 total yards and scored 29 points against Colorado on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. It wasn’t nearly enough.
Comedian look-alike relishes his often-mistaken identity
October 13, 2002
People arrested by Topeka Police officer Roger Smith often laugh as he takes them to jail. “They say, ‘I got busted by Drew Carey,’” Smith said with a smile.
First lady opens second National Book Festival
Former Lawrence poet on hand for gathering in White House East Room
October 13, 2002
First lady Laura Bush invoked “the pure joy of the bookworm” on Saturday as she opened a weekend festival devoted to books, their writers and fellow book lovers everywhere.
Mall bombing stuns Finland
October 13, 2002
Police searched for a motive Saturday behind a blast in a quiet suburban Helsinki shopping mall that killed seven people, including the suspected bomber, injured 80 others and shocked this normally peaceful nation.
Griffin leads Sooners in Red River shootout - No. 2 Oklahoma 35, No. 3 Texas 24
October 13, 2002
Just as the Red River shootout started to slip away from the Oklahoma Sooners, Quentin Griffin ran to the rescue and all over the Texas Longhorns.
Haskell falls to Peru State
October 13, 2002
Toby Henry threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth to lead Peru State to a 31-14 Central States Football League victory over Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday.
Candidates respond on key Kansas issues
October 13, 2002
In an attempt to provide voters with more information on where the candidates stand on numerous important issues, the Journal-World submitted 27 questions to each of the candidates’ campaigns.
Edwards facing former team
San Diego coach Schottenheimer used to coach Kansas City
October 13, 2002
Linebacker Donnie Edwards thought he’d be with the Kansas City Chiefs for his entire career. So what’s he doing with lightning bolts on his helmet?
Showalter’s role not autonomous
October 13, 2002
Buck Showalter was everybody’s favorite managerial candidate this month the Mets, the Cubs, the media, and of course, Rangers’ owner Tom Hicks and general manager John Hart.
Wins don’t translate to playoff victories
October 13, 2002
More and more, regular-season domination means less and less in the postseason. When all three 100-victory teams were eliminated in the first round of the playoffs this year, it meant the 1998 Yankees are the only team since the 1989 A’s to lead the majors in victories during the regular-season and win the World Series.
KU volleyball wins again
Ray’s Boys’ honor coach during sweep of Baylor
October 13, 2002
Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard moved his way through a crowd of Jayhawk well-wishers Saturday evening at Horejsi Center.
TV news shows list Sunday lineups
October 13, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Friend’s brush with death inspires student to concoct ‘18 seconds’
October 13, 2002
A friend of Kansas University graduate student David Huffman died last year. For 18 seconds, his heart stopped beating. He has the flatline printout to prove it. Fortunately, doctors were able to revive the 26-year-old.
Family Arrested’ provides insight to justice system
October 13, 2002
Ann Edenfield helps families of prison inmates with a simple, understandable, every woman’s guide to the criminal justice system. And she is uniquely qualified to help. Society can be cruel to the children of prison inmates. Edenfield founded the Wings Ministry in New Mexico in 1995 to help these families.
Established author gaining more attention
Mistry’s ‘Family Matters’ finalist for prize
October 13, 2002
Some celebrated names have stood under the arched ceilings of Hart House, an ivy-covered building on the campus of the University of Toronto. John F. Kennedy, then a senator, once spoke here. Pianist Oscar Peterson headlined a black-tie concert. Atom Egoyan, now an acclaimed director, worked on a student film.
Drug czar blasts Nevada push
October 13, 2002
The nation’s drug czar said Nevada’s ballot issue to legalize possession of marijuana is ludicrous, and that the measure’s supporters are relying on distortions and voter naivete.
Humanitarian crisis feared in Ivory Coast
Thousands of refugees fleeing rebellion
October 13, 2002
Men, women and children stumbling along on foot or squeezed into rickety cars and trucks are fleeing by the thousand from a bloody Ivory Coast rebellion and the ethnic hatreds unleashed by the fighting.
Families meet newest members via online video
October 13, 2002
Terri and Michael Bahr assumed that their first child’s birth would be uneventful a normal delivery, a quick return home and a crowd of family and friends to help them celebrate.
Vatican’s word on abuse policy awaited
U.S. bishops expect to receive Holy See’s response sometime this week
October 13, 2002
The leader of America’s Roman Catholic bishops arrived Saturday in Rome to receive the Vatican’s response to the bishops’ new sex abuse policy.
Vision of the future
October 13, 2002
A visioning process being undertaken by local planning officials may be just what the community needs. It comes up in almost any discussion about Lawrence’s growth: It’s hard to know how to get somewhere if you don’t know where you’re going.
Organized labor puts millions into races
October 13, 2002
Organized labor’s election priorities include defeating a governor named Bush, ousting a Colorado senator with an anti-union voting record and electing a Democrat from a new district in Nevada.
Bush, Democrats follow different paths to elections
October 13, 2002
Moving on after congressional authorization of military force against Iraq, President Bush and Democratic leaders are pursuing separate paths heading toward the Nov. 5 elections.
Horoscopes
October 13, 2002
Fall festivities offset football loss
October 13, 2002
It was a morning of rain ponchos and an afternoon of sweaters at Kansas University’s Homecoming events Saturday, and although coffee might have been a more temperature-appropriate beverage, it was beer that flowed freely as fans waited for the football game to start.
Business briefs
October 13, 2002
Still The Sportsman’s Friend
Ensley recalls heyday of his popular fishing show
October 13, 2002
When Harold Ensley was a youngster back in the 1920s he fished in a pond on his family’s ranch near Healy, north of Dodge City. Metal pins from feed sacks were his hooks and grasshoppers, when he could catch them, were his bait.
Fallen leaves turn clay dirt into rich soil
October 13, 2002
The recent rains and cool evenings are a welcomed relief from the heat and drought of summer. Also a welcomed sight are the falling leaves. Not because they signal the end of summer, but because they can be converted into precious organic matter.
Army looks to foreigners to fill void
Special Forces, feeling pinch from lack of Arab speakers, may recruit in Mideast
October 13, 2002
Faced with a critical shortage of native Arab speakers, the Army is considering recruiting Middle Easterners into the ranks of its elite Special Forces, defense officials say.
Local briefs
October 13, 2002
Baxter, Hoss 2-3 at gymnastics meet Eagle Bend’s Kane 7th at tournament
Haskell falls to Peru State
October 13, 2002
Toby Henry threw three touchdown passes and ran for a fourth to lead Peru State to a 31-14 Central States Football League victory over Haskell Indian Nations University on Saturday.
Cincinnati coach back in action
Huggins watches Bearcats’ scrimmage just two weeks after suffering heart attack
October 13, 2002
A hand-painted sign draped over the bleachers had an urgent message for Bob Huggins: “Take it easy Coach. We love ya, man!” Bob Huggins, take it easy? Not a chance.
Arts notes
October 13, 2002
Tony-winning play ‘Proof’ to close in January London Philharmonic receives lottery grant
Former president salutes Eisenhower
I didn’t just like Ike, I respected him’
October 13, 2002
Former President George H.W. Bush praised the leadership of the nation’s 34th president as Dwight D. Eisenhower’s hometown celebrated his legacy Saturday.
Comic strip character crossed borders
October 13, 2002
Years before waves of Mexican immigrants tipped the nation’s demographic scale, a bean farmer-turned-tour guide took Americans south of the border each morning through the funny pages.
Designer preaches fashion
Making clothes for real people key to survival
October 13, 2002
You know you’ve made it when you are granted one-name status by your fans: Think of music maniacs and their Britney, movie buffs and their Gwyneth.
Basements belie throw-away society
October 13, 2002
Anyone who thinks we live in a throw-away society hasn’t looked in my basement. Not only is it the place where broken appliances go to recuperate, it houses items that if we discard, we know we’ll desperately need a few days later.
Arts notes
October 13, 2002
Journal-World names Paget arts editor Spooky house search to begin for Halloween Hike series to continue in Kansas City area Midwest Poets Series announces lineup
Make compost bin easy on yourself
October 13, 2002
Cleaning the garden at this time of year reaps untold treasures since the fading garden provides abundant material for composting. Leaves, grass clippings and perennials past their prime are plentiful. Shortly, the annuals, bitten by frost, will be as unsightly in these dying days of autumn as they were lovely during the summer.
Democrats attack Bush on economy
October 13, 2002
Suppose, for a moment, that Iraq and the war on terrorism were not occupying the headlines and competing for voters’ attention with the everyday economic issues. What would the campaign debate look like?
October 13, 2002
A friend of Kansas University graduate student David Huffman died last year. For 18 seconds, his heart stopped beating. He has the flatline printout to prove it. Fortunately, doctors were able to revive the 26-year-old.
honor coach during sweep of Baylor
October 13, 2002
Kansas volleyball coach Ray Bechard moved his way through a crowd of Jayhawk well-wishers Saturday evening at Horejsi Center.
People
October 13, 2002
Ann Landers’ estate items to go on auction block Baseball hall of famer reaches divorce settlement Actor parts with rare comics CD to benefit Indian orphanage
Local briefs
October 13, 2002
Friends of Library closes out book sale Kansas University: TV political pundit to speak in Lawrence Politics: Candidates to speak at Lawrence luncheons Memorial: Veterans photo display makes stop in Lawrence
Late Night a great night for KU players, recruits
October 13, 2002
Four devoted Kansas University basketball fans marched around James Naismith court Friday night carrying oversized, homemade replica jerseys for the recruits in attendance at Late Night With Roy Williams.