Archive for Saturday, October 19, 2002

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Sebelius sticks by schools promise
Candidate hints she would support tax increase rather than cut education
October 19, 2002
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Sebelius on Friday hinted she would support a tax increase if the alternative was cutting public school funding.
Mark Edward Trekell
October 19, 2002
Dale Eugene Hess
October 19, 2002
Williamstown  Graveside services for Dale Eugene Hess, 50, Williamstown, will be at 2 p.m. Sunday at Underwood Cemetery, east of Williamstown. Mr. Hess died Thursday, Oct. 17, 2002, at his home after a long fight with cancer.
Briefly
October 19, 2002
Washington, D.C.: U.S. considers Israeli plan to neutralize Iraqi missiles California: Four missing in F-18 crashes Boston: USS Constitution closing as Navy, Park Service battle Iowa: Investigators try to identify immigrants found in boxcar
Agness Aileen Cook
October 19, 2002
Tonganoxie  Services for Agness Aileen Cook, 86, Tonganoxie, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Quisenberry Funeral Home, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mrs. Cook died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Tonganoxie Nursing Center.
Airspace over stadiums not restricted
October 19, 2002
Despite objections from major league baseball, federal security officials decided Friday to allow banner-towing aircraft to fly over the stadiums playing host to the World Series.
Baker must battle Jewell
October 19, 2002
Baker University ranks No. 18 in NAIA football rushing defensive stats this week. William Jewell has the No. 3-ranked rusher in the country in Jeff Bredemeier.
Wang flawless thus far
Firebird standout doesn’t lose a game
October 19, 2002
Free State High’s Emily Wang won all 24 games in a pair of singles victories on Friday at the Class 6A state tennis championships at Emporia High.
Wife charged in biting death
October 19, 2002
A woman was charged with elder abuse after her husband died from bites police say she inflicted during an argument. Further tests are pending to determine what caused Arthur Pratt’s death six days after the Oct. 7 fight. His skin had more than 20 deep tooth marks, police Sgt. Al Carter said.
16 KU freshmen named Chancellors Club scholars
October 19, 2002
Sixteen freshmen at Kansas University have earned top honors as Chancellors Club scholars for 2002-2003. The club, a major-donor organization at the KU Endowment Association, recognizes National Merit finalists who had an outstanding high school academic record.
Trustees attending meeting listed
October 19, 2002
The Kansas University Endowment Association conducted its 111th annual meeting Friday in Lawrence.
KU Endowment registers record support
October 19, 2002
It was a record year for the Kansas University Endowment Association. At $68.9 million, endowment support for the university in fiscal year 2002 increased 6 percent from the previous record, $65.1 million in 2000.
Bush tries to blunt voter anger over pension losses
October 19, 2002
President Bush will take the political offensive on the issue of pension protection today as part of an effort to insulate Republicans from voter anger over stock-fund losses.
Bomb blast again rocks Philippines
October 19, 2002
A bomb tore through a passenger bus Friday night in a Manila suburb, killing at least three people and injuring 23 the latest in a series of bombings this month in a jittery country where U.S.-trained troops are battling a Muslim rebel group linked to al-Qaida.
Student hostages released unharmed in Germany
October 19, 2002
A teenager brandishing a pistol seized four youngsters Friday at a school in southwestern Germany and demanded $1 million ransom. Hours later, he surrendered after freeing the hostages unharmed, police said.
Hybl moving on after tough outing
October 19, 2002
Other than the outcome, this wasn’t the way Nate Hybl had hoped to play against Texas. Hybl, Oklahoma’s senior quarterback, got knocked out of last year’s Texas game with a shoulder injury and watched as Jason White who came off the bench to lead the Sooners to a victory.
Texas patching defense
UT struggled against Sooners
October 19, 2002
Again and again, the Oklahoma Sooners ran a draw play. Time after time, Texas couldn’t stop it. Unbeatable two weeks ago, the Longhorns defense suddenly looks suspect heading into today’s pivotal game at No. 17 Kansas State.
KSU to pressure Simms
Wildcats’ ends hope to keep UT quarterback on run
October 19, 2002
All four of Kansas State’s defensive ends are in agreement: To stop Texas quarterback Chris Simms, they will have to put pressure on him. And lots of it. It may take all of them to do it.
ISU faces rough road
Sooners, Longhorns next for Cyclones
October 19, 2002
Welcome to the Top 10 Iowa State Cyclones. Your reward for breaking into the nation’s elite for the first time ever is a trip today to second-ranked Oklahoma. Then after their trip to OU, the ninth-ranked Cyclones (6-1, 3-0 Big 12) travel next week to the other side of the Red River to play at No. 8 Texas.
Bonds, Bonds, Bonds ad nauseum
If we haven’t memorized every facial pore of Giants’ enigmatic slugger, then shame on us
October 19, 2002
The lips rarely move, so we’re left to interpret what the rest of the face is saying, what the knitted brow might mean, what the occasional launched sunflower shell connotes, what the steadfast gaze reveals.
Huskers aim to end road woes in Stillwater
October 19, 2002
Nebraska I-back Dahrran Diedrick isn’t shying away from questions about why the Cornhuskers haven’t played well on the road. Nebraska’s last road victory was nearly a year ago, when the Huskers traveled to Kansas on Nov. 3 and beat the Jayhawks 51-7.
Up Next: Missouri
Tigers’ quarterback piling up impressive stats
October 19, 2002
Two of the Big 12 Conference’s most potent weapons will square off today in Lubbock, Texas, when Texas Tech plays host to Missouri.
Networks practicing a little gun control after sniper attacks
October 19, 2002
Trying to make sure fiction doesn’t mirror reality, television executives are screening all programming to eliminate anything that resembles the Beltway sniper.
Race riot deliberations to continue
October 19, 2002
Jurors closed the first full day of deliberations Friday without reaching a verdict in the murder trial of a former police officer and two other white men accused in the shooting death of a young black woman, Lillie Belle Allen, during race riots in 1969.
Scientists to map genome
October 19, 2002
Scientists in California and Virginia will try to decode the genetic makeup of two plant-destroying microbes, including one blamed for killing tens of thousands of oak trees along the West Coast.
Puckett faces charges
False imprisonment alleged against ex-Twin
October 19, 2002
Baseball Hall of Famer Kirby Puckett was charged Friday with dragging a woman into a restaurant bathroom last month and grabbing her breast.
State touts online license tag renewal
October 19, 2002
The Department of Revenue is promoting a new, $500,000 “e-tags” system that allows some Kansans to renew their vehicle registrations by phone or the Internet.
Handgun introduced as weapon in slayings
October 19, 2002
Three months after five people were shot in a remote soccer field, a prison work crew picking up trash alongside K-96 found the alleged murder weapon near a guardrail by the highway, a prison guard testified Friday.
Main question unanswered after long wait
Baseball world wonders whether Anaheim will pitch to Bonds
October 19, 2002
Barry Bonds tugged on his new black-and-orange Giants cap, the one with a World Series logo stitched on the side. After all those at-bats, all those games, all those near-misses, at last it was a perfect fit.
Meet clarified
October 19, 2002
Historical view
October 19, 2002
Program assesses services to seniors
Aging Department pilot initiative begins in eight Kansas cities
October 19, 2002
If Kansans believe that elderly residents should be able to live in their own homes as long as possible, then their hometowns ought to provide elder-friendly settings.
Positive side
October 19, 2002
4-H news
October 19, 2002
Engagements
October 19, 2002
Disco-era coats back in fashion
October 19, 2002
Even Austin Powers saw the trend coming. In his latest summer blockbuster, “Austin Powers in Goldmember,” the British spy pimps a long blue coat striped with white fur when he travels back to the ‘70s in search of disco owner Goldmember.
Club news
October 19, 2002
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
October 19, 2002
Weddings
October 19, 2002
Agness Aileen Cook
October 19, 2002
Lillian F. Gantz
October 19, 2002
DiCaprio films won’t have to compete against each other
October 19, 2002
Miramax Films has avoided having Leonardo DiCaprio compete with himself by moving the release date of “Gangs of New York” to Dec. 20.
Florida back in Hollywood spotlight
Big-time TV shows, films help state rebound from three-year slump
October 19, 2002
Look up at the silver screen next summer and there’s a fair chance the high-octane car chase or slow pan over bikini-clad girls was filmed in the Sunshine State.
Daily Ticker
October 19, 2002
Rules for labeling organic foods take effect Monday
October 19, 2002
Nora Pouillon was called a hippy in the 1970s for buying only organic fruits, vegetables and meats for her family. People scoffed when she went so far as to serve organic-only meals at her Washington restaurant and advertised it on the menu.
Gubernatorial candidates’ plans of action hard to discern
October 19, 2002
With less than three weeks remaining before the Nov. 5 general election, Kansas voters have every right to be puzzled about the goals, ambitions and true thoughts of many candidates.
Endowment Association taps new chairman
October 19, 2002
Dolph C. Simons Jr. on Friday announced his resignation after eight years as chairman of the board of trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association.
Board faces school closing dilemma
October 19, 2002
Shut down Centennial or Cordley school? Build a new South Junior High School on its current site or at a new location? These and other questions about the future of Lawrence public school facilities will be the focus of Monday’s school board meeting with consultants from DLR Group of Overland Park.
Retirees’ benefits to increase 1.4 percent
October 19, 2002
The 46 million Social Security recipients will get the smallest increase in their benefit checks in four years come January, a 1.4 percent rise that translates to just $13 a month more for the typical retiree.
Charges filed against false sniper witness
Police examining shell casing found in rental truck
October 19, 2002
Virginia authorities on Friday arrested a man accused of misleading investigators in the Washington-area sniper shootings by falsely describing an olive-skinned man and a cream-colored Chevrolet Astro van with a burned-out taillight at the scene of one killing.
Voters adapt to district split
Some residents’ support transcends borders
October 19, 2002
Rural Baldwin resident Barbara James will let the ballot be her guide. Though she knows congressional district boundaries changed this summer, she hasn’t quite figured out whether she lives on the Moore or Ryun side of the new line.
Harry Potter used to spread message
October 19, 2002
He’s been attacked by evangelical Christians as glamorizing the occult, but young wizard Harry Potter could be a powerful means of spreading the gospel, an ecumenical church group said.
Spirtuality
October 19, 2002
Prayers lines helping people connect with God Catholic church lawyers form task force on abuse Pastor campaigns against gay festival
Local Briefs
October 19, 2002
Arctic oil opponents make stop in Lawrence Transportation: Santa Fe Depot won’t be bus transfer station
Progress made on U.N. Iraq proposal
October 19, 2002
France cautiously welcomed elements of a new U.S. compromise offer on Iraq Friday, but diplomats said sticking points remain over language that could trigger U.S. military action if Baghdad obstructs weapons inspectors.
U.S. suspects N.Korea received nuclear aid
October 19, 2002
Intelligence officials suspect that Russia, Pakistan and China are suppliers of equipment North Korea has used to develop its nuclear weapons program, an allegation Moscow and Islamabad quickly denied Friday.
Wind no obstacle for punter from southwest Kansas
October 19, 2002
Oklahoma isn’t the only territory where the wind comes whipping down the plains. Just ask anyone from southwest Kansas. “There is a lot of wind,” said Curtis Ansel, a native of that part of the country. “I can’t say I’m an expert, but I have experienced punting in it.”
LHS gains 444 yards rushing on 45 carries
October 19, 2002
By the time Brett Urban ripped off a 70-yard touchdown, it wasn’t even Lawrence High’s longest run from scrimmage. It was that kind of the night for the Lions.
Endowment Association taps new chairman
October 19, 2002
Dolph C. Simons Jr. on Friday announced his resignation after eight years as chairman of the board of trustees of the Kansas University Endowment Association.
Baker must battle Jewell
October 19, 2002
Baker University ranks No. 18 in NAIA football rushing defensive stats this week. William Jewell has the No. 3-ranked rusher in the country in Jeff Bredemeier.
Mark Edward Trekell
October 19, 2002
Dodge City  Services for Mark Edward Trekell, 42, Knoxville, Tenn., will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday at First Christian Church, Dodge City. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Dodge City. Mr. Trekell died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at St. Marys Residential Hospice Care, Knoxville, Tenn.
Lawrence couple retiring from running rummage house
October 19, 2002
After 25 years of devoting themselves to volunteering at the St. John rummage house, Bob and Jeanne Greenlee have decided to retire from their duties. “I really didn’t want to work every Saturday anymore. It was just time for us to leave  we want to do other things,” said Jeanne Greenlee, 74.
KU Endowment registers record support
October 19, 2002
It was a record year for the Kansas University Endowment Association. At $68.9 million, endowment support for the university in fiscal year 2002 increased 6 percent from the previous record, $65.1 million in 2000.
support transcends borders
October 19, 2002
Rural Baldwin resident Barbara James will let the ballot be her guide. Though she knows congressional district boundaries changed this summer, she hasn’t quite figured out whether she lives on the Moore or Ryun side of the new line.
t lose a game
October 19, 2002
Free State High’s Emily Wang won all 24 games in a pair of singles victories on Friday at the Class 6A state tennis championships at Emporia High.
6Sports video report: Jayhawks looking for upset
October 19, 2002
6Sports reports on the first meeting between the Jayhawks and Texas A&M Aggies since 1999.
6Sports video report: Firebirds start district play
October 19, 2002
6Sports reports on the first game for the Firebirds in district play against the Topeka Trojans.
Candidate hints she would support tax increase rather than cut education
October 19, 2002
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Sebelius on Friday hinted she would support a tax increase if the alternative was cutting public school funding.
Court orders 32 months for abuse
October 19, 2002
An apology to the young man he sexually molested four years ago wasn’t enough to keep a former Lawrence priest out of prison.
Key supporters
October 19, 2002
Private donors already are playing a huge role in supporting higher education in Kansas. People want a lot of things they can’t afford.
Music, maple leaves fill weekend
October 19, 2002
In the mood for music? Area offerings range from bluesman Ronnie Baker Brooks to alternative rock band Stone Temple Pilots. Here are some of the other activities scheduled this weekend:
6News video report: Sebelius restates commitment to education
October 19, 2002
6News reports on comments made by gubernatorial candidate Kathleen Sebelius during a stop in Lawrence.
6News video report: Catholic priest sentenced to three years
October 19, 2002
6News reports on the sentencing of former Lawrence priest Dennis Schmitz.
6News video report: School board to decide on school closing
October 19, 2002
6News reports on the decision to be made by the Lawrence School Board to close either Cordley or Centennial Elementary schools.
KU graduate returns to lead Jewish Community Center
October 19, 2002
For Rabbi Scott White, the journey toward becoming a Jewish spiritual leader began during his junior year of college, while he was studying abroad at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Board faces school closing dilemma
October 19, 2002
Shut down Centennial or Cordley school? Build a new South Junior High School on its current site or at a new location? These and other questions about the future of Lawrence public school facilities will be the focus of Monday’s school board meeting with consultants from DLR Group of Overland Park.
Haskell may raise student fees
October 19, 2002
Caught in a budget squeeze, Haskell Indian Nations University’s Board of Regents on Friday agreed to consider raising student fees. Board members are expected to return in January earlier, if schedules allow to gauge student support and opposition to the proposal.
On the record
October 19, 2002
Kansas Speedway to add 1,500 seats
October 19, 2002
Kansas Speedway announced Friday that it will add 1,500 seats for next season’s racing. The new seats will be located on the front stretch toward the turn-one end of the track. The addition will raise the number of grandstand seats at Kansas Speedway to 80,187.
Gov’t Mule’s soul shines
Gov’t Mule - Liberty Hall, Lawrence, Kan. - 10/18/2002
October 19, 2002
By Michael Newman Gov’t Mule might be a ‘60s-styled, jacked-up, blues-rock band or a hippie jam band. Or perhaps the Mule is a vehicle for Warren Haynes, the ultimate anachronism; a guitar hero. Friday night, in front of a packed Liberty Hall crowd, Gov’t Mule played two sets and an encore that spanned more than three hours yet left fans, some traveling from as far as Denver or Chicago, hollering for more.
Biffle bags fourth Busch pole of season
October 19, 2002
Points leader Greg Biffle grabbed his fourth pole this season Friday with a lap of 116.817 mph in qualifying for the Busch Series Sam’s Town 250 at Memphis Motorsports Park.
Newman knocks Gordon off pole
October 19, 2002
Rookie Ryan Newman succeeded where 34 drivers before him failed, posting a lap of 92.837 mph to knock Jeff Gordon off the pole for the Old Dominion 500.
College Football Briefs
October 19, 2002
Tide looking forward to Ole Miss rematch Tigers-Gators matchup not what it used to be Oregon end suspended
KU cruises past Jennies sans 3 starters
Short-handed Jayhawks clobber CMSU, 5-0
October 19, 2002
With leading scorer Caroline Smith out because of an injury, Kansas University soccer forwards Monica Brothers and Jessica Smith took up the slack Friday against Central Missouri State University.
Area Roundup: Bulldogs knocks off another unbeaten
Mason’s 237 yards lead surging Baldwin past previously perfect Santa Fe Trail
October 19, 2002
Micah Mason ran for 237 yards and four touchdowns on 29 carries in Baldwin’s 34-20 victory against previously unbeaten Santa Fe Trail at Liston Stadium. It was the second straight week that the Bulldogs had given a team its first loss. Baldwin defeated Eudora, 33-32, last week.
Fear of sniper curtails activities
October 19, 2002
From restaurant rows and city parks to pumpkin patches and outdoor arts festivals, the sniper’s shadow has cast a chill on weekend activities in the Washington area, with dozens of events canceled or postponed.
Bishops downplay differences with Vatican on sex abuse policy
October 19, 2002
American bishops insisted their get-tough policy on sexual abusers in the priesthood was still fully workable Friday, despite the Vatican’s demand that the plan be revamped and angry claims from victims that the church had failed them again.
Aggies winning with defense
But Texas A&M offense improving with Long under center
October 19, 2002
Texas A&M’s defense is just plain scary. “The Wrecking Crew is a bunch of mean, big guys who wanted to kill me,” Louisiana Tech quarterback Luke McCown said after A&M limited Tech to 251 total yards and one touchdown in a 31-7 loss Sept. 28 at College Station, Texas.
KU gets kick out of Ansel
Wind no obstacle for punter from southwest Kansas
October 19, 2002
Oklahoma isn’t the only territory where the wind comes whipping down the plains. Just ask anyone from southwest Kansas. “There is a lot of wind,” said Curtis Ansel, a native of that part of the country. “I can’t say I’m an expert, but I have experienced punting in it.”
Romanian language law alarms some, amuses others
October 19, 2002
Pity the humble hot dog. Under an unusual new law, Romania’s fast-food vendors won’t be able to hawk the English-only version any more.
EU enlargement in Ireland’s hands
October 19, 2002
Ireland’s political establishment is waging a high-powered campaign to persuade voters to approve hundreds of pages of international legalese, otherwise known as the Treaty of Nice, that would open the European Union to a vast expansion into Eastern Europe and the Mediterranean.
Space shuttle returns home
October 19, 2002
Space shuttle Atlantis and its crew of six returned from the international space station Friday, ending a 4.5 million-mile voyage that accomplished major construction work.
Witness links Robinson to victim, baby
October 19, 2002
Kathy Klinginsmith recalled the snowy afternoon of Jan. 9, 1985, when a man named John Osborne came to her home to take Lisa Stasi and her infant daughter, Tiffany, away.
Indonesia issues anti-terror decree
October 19, 2002
Indonesia issued a tough anti-terror decree Saturday that would punish the Bali bombers with the death penalty, while the spiritual leader of an Islamic group suspected in the attack was hospitalized, postponing his police interrogation.
Society Calendar
October 19, 2002
Anniversaries
October 19, 2002
Dale Eugene Hess
October 19, 2002
Business Briefcase
October 19, 2002
United parent reports $889 million loss Agriculture: Farmland leader loses job in cost-cutting measure Technology: Lucent seeks approval for reverse stock split Wireless telephone: Sprint aims to cut down on subscriber losses
Sprint, shareholders in settlement talks
October 19, 2002
Sprint Corp. and shareholders who sued the firm over its failed merger with WorldCom Inc. have entered into settlement talks after a judge dismissed many of the plaintiff’s claims.
Lions sting Blues
LHS gains 444 yards rushing on 45 carries
October 19, 2002
By the time Brett Urban ripped off a 70-yard touchdown, it wasn’t even Lawrence High’s longest run from scrimmage. It was that kind of the night for the Lions.
s 237 yards lead surging Baldwin past previously perfect Santa Fe Trail
October 19, 2002
Micah Mason ran for 237 yards and four touchdowns on 29 carries in Baldwin’s 34-20 victory against previously unbeaten Santa Fe Trail at Liston Stadium. It was the second straight week that the Bulldogs had given a team its first loss. Baldwin defeated Eudora, 33-32, last week.
Short-handed Jayhawks clobber CMSU, 5-0
October 19, 2002
With leading scorer Caroline Smith out because of an injury, Kansas University soccer forwards Monica Brothers and Jessica Smith took up the slack Friday against Central Missouri State University.
Professors honored by major donors
October 19, 2002
A distinguished art professor and a leading reproductive biology researcher Friday earned the Kansas University Chancellors Club’s top academic achievement awards.
Trustees attending meeting listed
October 19, 2002
The Kansas University Endowment Association conducted its 111th annual meeting Friday in Lawrence.
New book details path from North Dakota to Kansas
October 19, 2002
Shy and reserved  at least around the media  Jeff Boschee has decided to open up. Boschee, the 6-foot-1 former Kansas University basketball marksman and Big 12 career three-point leader, has authored a 180-page book titled, “Long Shot: Beating the Odds to Live a Jayhawk Dream.”
M offense improving with Long under center
October 19, 2002
Texas A&M’s defense is just plain scary. “The Wrecking Crew is a bunch of mean, big guys who wanted to kill me,” Louisiana Tech quarterback Luke McCown said after A&M limited Tech to 251 total yards and one touchdown in a 31-7 loss Sept. 28 at College Station, Texas.
Group hopes to create four business parks
October 19, 2002
ECO2 isn’t dead, but it is hoping to get a new shot of life from the Douglas County Commission by year’s end.
Indians seeking breakout
October 19, 2002
Two weeks ago, Haskell Indian Nations University’s win-starved football team played another winless team. And lost. Last week, the Fightin’ Indians played still another winless team. And lost.
Briefly
October 19, 2002
Israel: Troops leave Jenin, add security measure Colombia: Police hunt down suspected rebels Ivory Coast: Hopes for peace rise as truce accepted Russia: Doctor: Six of 10 pregnancies aborted Zimbabwe: World Food Program suspends relief effort
Air Force QB thriving
Harridge runs nifty option for undefeated Falcons
October 19, 2002
He’s the little guy in the backfield, the one who keeps faking out defenders and leading Air Force to victories.
Appier, Ortiz, Lackey will follow Washburn
October 19, 2002
Jarrod Washburn will be followed in the Anaheim Angels’ World Series rotation by Kevin Appier, Ramon Ortiz and John Lackey.
Firebirds soar in district opener
Senior defensive back Gray sparks Free State’s 42-7 win against Topeka High
October 19, 2002
In the halls of Free State High, they can call Ben Gray, if they desire, Mr. Pass Break-Up. “But not Mr. Interception,” quipped Gray, a senior defensive back, after the Firebirds flogged Topeka High, 42-7, in their Class 6A district opener Friday night at Haskell Stadium.
Animal-rights issues on ballots in three states
Oklahomans will vote whether to ban cockfighting
October 19, 2002
Animal-rights activism is colliding head-on with rural tradition in Oklahoma, where voters will decide Nov. 5 whether to ban cockfighting in one of the last three states to allow the bloody spectacle.
Too simple
October 19, 2002
Even children learn truth about monsters
October 19, 2002
It is that time of year when a little boy’s thoughts turn to monsters. Also, aliens, ghosts and superheroes. Halloween is less than two weeks away and a child naturally spends a lot of time contemplating how to dress for the annual ritual of begging candy from the neighbors.
Scouting news
October 19, 2002
Around and about
October 19, 2002
Inflation no threat to economy, report says
October 19, 2002
Despite a big jump in energy costs, consumer inflation rose modestly in September. America’s trade deficit mushroomed to a record level in August as companies, worried about a West Coast dockworkers strike, speeded up imports.
ECO2 to seek county support
Group hopes to create four business parks
October 19, 2002
ECO2 isn’t dead, but it is hoping to get a new shot of life from the Douglas County Commission by year’s end.
Child-rearing frustrations are common
October 19, 2002
I worry so much about my children and wonder if I’m raising them wisely. Every few days my husband and I encounter a problem we don’t know how to handle. Is it common for other parents to feel this way?
Lillian F. Gantz
October 19, 2002
Services for Lillian F. Gantz, 93, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mrs. Gantz died Friday, Oct. 18, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Badgers, Buckeyes harbor hard feelings
October 19, 2002
Ohio State players know they must play better on the road to continue their unbeaten season. The fourth-ranked Buckeyes face another test away from home today against Wisconsin in a game filled with growing animosity on both sides.
Three charged in teen’s death
Cross-dresser killed after gender revealed at party
October 19, 2002
Three men were charged with murder Friday in the death of a cross-dressing 17-year-old boy whose body was found in a shallow grave two weeks after he disappeared from a party.
Professors honored by major donors
October 19, 2002
A distinguished art professor and a leading reproductive biology researcher Friday earned the Kansas University Chancellors Club’s top academic achievement awards.
Public gets first glimpse of Miami Circle artifacts
October 19, 2002
Indian ruins recovered from a downtown Miami construction site went on public display for the first time Friday, nearly four years after they were first discovered.
Exhibit features photos taken with trash cam
October 19, 2002
Take a 10-gallon trash can, punch a pinhole in its side, tape a sheet of photographic paper inside, seal the can, set it down in front of a scene.
Japan’s first space shuttle has successful test flight
October 19, 2002
Japan’s space shuttle successfully lifted off Christmas Island in the South Pacific on its first test flight, soaring for about five miles before landing with only a slight jolt, Japan’s space agency announced Friday.
Religion Briefs
October 19, 2002
Central United Methodist Corpus Christi Catholic First Christian Church First Presbyterian Church First United Methodist Ninth Street Baptist Church St. Margaret’s Episcopal Trinity Episcopal Church Trinity Lutheran Church Unitarian Fellowship of Lawrence Vinland United Methodist
Covenant House president to leave
October 19, 2002
When Sister Mary Rose McGeady took over Covenant House 12 years ago, the shelter network for homeless teens was operating in the shadows of sexual misconduct claims against its founder.
Seeking the answers
KU graduate returns to lead Jewish Community Center
October 19, 2002
For Rabbi Scott White, the journey toward becoming a Jewish spiritual leader began during his junior year of college, while he was studying abroad at Hebrew University in Jerusalem.
Court rejects FDA’s effort to require child drug testing
October 19, 2002
A federal court threw out rules requiring drug companies to test adult medicines commonly given to children, saying Congress never intended to give the Food and Drug Administration power to require these tests.
s 42-7 win against Topeka High
October 19, 2002
In the halls of Free State High, they can call Ben Gray, if they desire, Mr. Pass Break-Up. “But not Mr. Interception,” quipped Gray, a senior defensive back, after the Firebirds flogged Topeka High, 42-7, in their Class 6A district opener Friday night at Haskell Stadium.
People
October 19, 2002
Will he be the running man? Roseanne returns with sitcom The great communicator Spade to headline charity event
Lawrence briefs
October 19, 2002
Battery charge filed in Thursday night stabbing National search launched for American Indian talent Hispanic engineers visiting this weekend at KU, KSU
Russian governor assassinated
October 19, 2002
The governor of a gold-rich Russian region was assassinated Friday morning on the busy central Moscow street that President Vladimir Putin takes to work at the Kremlin.
Briefly
October 19, 2002
Milwaukee: Final suspect arrested in fatal mob beating Cleveland: Transfusions checked in three West Nile cases California: Second condor born in wild dies Pennsylvania: Phony heiress guilty of bilking developer Michigan: Drug tests OK’d for welfare recipients
Sniper forces D.C. teams to hit road
Squads travel long way to play local schools
October 19, 2002
High school football coach Tommy Meier spent Friday trying to organize a “home” game that will take place 100 miles away.
Boschee beats odds
New book details path from North Dakota to Kansas
October 19, 2002
Shy and reserved at least around the media Jeff Boschee has decided to open up. Boschee, the 6-foot-1 former Kansas University basketball marksman and Big 12 career three-point leader, has authored a 180-page book titled, “Long Shot: Beating the Odds to Live a Jayhawk Dream.”
Cowboys riding into sunset
October 19, 2002
The cowboy is riding reluctantly into the sunset. The culture wars and simple economics are catching up with the fabled myths of open range, ranch and cowpoke. Once again, and maybe for the last time, the American West is coming up for grabs.
Lawrence couple retiring from running rummage house
October 19, 2002
After 25 years of devoting themselves to volunteering at the St. John rummage house, Bob and Jeanne Greenlee have decided to retire from their duties. “I really didn’t want to work every Saturday anymore. It was just time for us to leave we want to do other things,” said Jeanne Greenlee, 74.
Indians seeking breakout
October 19, 2002
Two weeks ago, Haskell Indian Nations University’s win-starved football team played another winless team. And lost. Last week, the Fightin’ Indians played still another winless team. And lost.
Priest sent to prison
Court orders 32 months for abuse
October 19, 2002
An apology to the young man he sexually molested four years ago wasn’t enough to keep a former Lawrence priest out of prison.
Mariah Carey gets second chance
October 19, 2002
Maybe Mariah Carey can act after all. You may recall the critical pummeling the popular diva took for her 2001 vanity vehicle “Glitter.”
Eudora pummels peaked DeSoto
October 19, 2002
Eudora’s plans for an undefeated season ended in less than five minutes last week at Baldwin.
Eudora pummels peaked DeSoto
October 19, 2002
Eudora’s plans for an undefeated season ended in less than five minutes last week at Baldwin.