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Jayhawks deflated in setback
October 27, 2002
Not too many weeks ago, when the Jayhawks were in the early stages of their losing malady, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino vowed his players would never give up.
Volleyball squad beats OU in five
October 27, 2002
Kansas University’s volleyball team (15-5, 6-5 Big 12) captured an important conference road victory Saturday, defeating Oklahoma (4-15, 2-9 Big 12) in five games, 30-26, 30-19, 21-30, 21-30, 15-11 at OU Fieldhouse.
Helen Cecilia Garst
October 27, 2002
Donald Eugene Randgaard
October 27, 2002
Ava Mae McKoon
October 27, 2002
Briefly
October 27, 2002
Wasington, D.C.: FDA asks blood donors to be wary of West Nile Denver: Smoking ban sought at work, public places Washington, D.C.: Enron’s wind farm holdings being probed Los Angeles: Candidate reverses course on attack ads
Golf fifth at Stanford
October 27, 2002
The Kansas University men’s golf squad stands in fifth place after the second round of the Nelson-Stanford Invitational at Stanford University Golf Club.
Activity can help fight loneliness
October 27, 2002
There is nothing seriously wrong with my life. I’ve been a widow for more than 10 years and have pretty much gotten used to living with that loss.
Couple write book on surviving marriage
October 27, 2002
Diane and John Rehm have been married for almost 43 years. Not “happily married.” Not “miserably married.” Perhaps “stubbornly married” is the most accurate description of their union.
Boxelder bugs wreak havoc in winter
October 27, 2002
Many of us gardeners are preparing to spend the next five months indoors, out of the elements where it is warm and dry. Unfortunately, there are several outdoor pests preparing to do the same.
Pop culture, patriotism inspire creative costumes
October 27, 2002
Get ready for retro. That’s the word when you’re planning special costumes for Halloween 2002.
Halloween items gain popularity
October 27, 2002
Halloween collectibles are becoming more and more popular. They now rank second only to Christmas memorabilia. Most masks, costumes, trick-or-treat bags, flat wall decorations and crepe-paper table centerpieces are still inexpensive.
Allergies in dogs, cats quite common
October 27, 2002
My dog is approximately 2 years old and suffers from some type of severe allergy. This causes her to scratch herself until she bleeds, and it usually results in an infection.
More to story
October 27, 2002
Pet priorities
October 27, 2002
Principals urge support for changes
October 27, 2002
All 18 Lawrence elementary school principals even three at schools earmarked for closure signed a letter asking parents to support changes in district facilities.
Yeager, 79, breaks sound barrier again
October 27, 2002
Legendary test pilot Chuck Yeager broke the sound barrier Saturday for what he said was the last time, more than a half-century after he became the first person to accomplish the feat.
Stewart weaves inspiring, sad story of love, devotion
October 27, 2002
No one plans to die in a terrorist attack. But anyone who reads “Heart of a Soldier” will find the death of Rick Rescorla at the World Trade Center on Sept. 11 somehow fitting.
Free State marches to win
Lawrence High band takes second place
October 27, 2002
Free State High School’s marching band Saturday played its way through a series of movie scores, then strutted off as grand champions at this year’s Heart of America Marching Festival.
Lawrence Commuter Report
October 27, 2002
Roger K. Jameson
October 27, 2002
Muslim cleric ready to answer for Bali bombings
October 27, 2002
The ailing spiritual leader of an extremist Islamic organization accused of involvement in the Bali nightclub bombings said today that he would submit to questioning but resist efforts to detain him.
Bush seeks assistance with Iraq, North Korea
President enlists aid during Pacific Rim conference
October 27, 2002
Facing a crisis in Asia, President Bush joined with Japan and South Korea on Saturday to demand that North Korea abandon its nuclear weapons program “in a prompt and verifiable manner.” They pledged to resolve the standoff peacefully.
Sunday news shows set lineups
October 27, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Court tells imprisoned vampire to forget about special requests
October 27, 2002
An imprisoned vampire isn’t going to have a happy Halloween. The Utah State Court of Appeals on Thursday dismissed Robert Paul Rice’s claims that the Utah State Prison is violating his right to practice his religion by failing to provide him with a “vampire” diet.
Real-life dramas whack ‘Sopranos’ cast
Divorce, custody fights, controversy, crime touch stars of popular HBO mob drama
October 27, 2002
Are “The Sopranos” cursed? The actors who play the goombah gangsters seem to have been hit lately with malocchio, Italian for “evil eye.”
Hooked on Phoenix
Awards recognize key contributors to arts community
October 27, 2002
It takes a remarkable person to stand out in the Lawrence arts community, so rich with creative individuals. But each year, the Lawrence Arts Commission chooses a handful of people whose achievements and contributions in the arts surpass the rest of the flock.
Organic rules to benefit Pines
Lawrence firm expects USDA to help boost overseas sales
October 27, 2002
Officials with Lawrence’s Pines International believe they know how to spell greater sales success for their company U-S-D-A.
Stamps offer mix of U.S. cultures
October 27, 2002
It’s a potpourri of Americana from filmmaking to the first flight, and from lighthouses to the Louisiana Purchase anniversary. It’s the 2003 U.S. Postal Service commemorative stamp program.
Animal shelters look for homes for pets
October 27, 2002
October is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog” month. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals created “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog” month to celebrate the many dogs and puppies in animal shelters across the country.
Friends remember life of slain social worker
October 27, 2002
Friends and family attended a memorial service Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church for a social worker described as thoughtful and noted for her work with foster children.
CDC urges hospitals to use alcohol gels for cleaner hands
October 27, 2002
The government issued guidelines Friday urging doctors and nurses to abandon the ritual of washing their hands with soap and water between patients and instead rub on fast-drying alcohol gels to kill more germs.
On the record
October 27, 2002
Release of terror suspects raises question
Some wonder how many in Guantanamo Bay may be wrongly detained
October 27, 2002
They’ve been called killers, terrorists, liars, the enemy. Now, the planned release of several suspects from the U.S. military’s high-security prison in Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, raises the questions: How many more should be let go? Might some have been imprisoned wrongly to start with?
Lawrence briefs
October 27, 2002
Special education official meets with families Police search for evidence of possible drive-by shooting
Free Martha’ shirts available
October 27, 2002
Show your support of beleaguered home decor diva and accused insider trader Martha Stewart with an array of fabulous T-shirts from Y-Que.
Sniper saga began nearly unnoticed
Events took on life of their own during 22-day siege of Washington, D.C. region
October 27, 2002
The first bullet smashed through the store’s front window, over by the pay phone, and skimmed a light fixture inside. No one was hurt inside the Michaels arts and crafts store in Aspen Hill, Md. The police were called. Customers continued shopping. There was no panic.
Thousands rally against war
Protesters hit streets in D.C., San Francisco, elsewhere
October 27, 2002
Tens of thousands of anti-war protesters circled the White House on Saturday after Jesse Jackson and other speakers denounced the Bush administration’s Iraq policies and demanded a revolt at the ballot box to promote peace.
Boy Scout council mulls sale of camp near Augusta
October 27, 2002
The local council of the Boy Scouts of America has proposed selling its oldest camp as part of a series of changes meant to save money and improve scouting programs.
Father, son seek to build diversity among lawyers
October 27, 2002
Malcolm Robinson is working to increase diversity among lawyers as president of the National Bar Assn., the organization that represents black attorneys. He started by recruiting his son, Brian.
Rifle elk season solid in Colorado
Larger, more mature animals prevalent
October 27, 2002
Hunters across most of Colorado seemed to have had above-average success during the first rifle elk season.
Richmond-Rhode Island suspended by flooding
October 27, 2002
The Richmond-Rhode Island football game was suspended at halftime Saturday because the field at Meade Stadium was flooded.
Ohio State freshman re-injures shoulder
October 27, 2002
Ohio State freshman tailback Maurice Clarett re-injured his left shoulder early in the first quarter of the Buckeyes’ 13-7 victory against Penn State on Saturday and did not return.
Bowden apologizes for serial killer analogy
October 27, 2002
Florida State coach Bobby Bowden issued a written apology Saturday for a postgame analogy comparing Notre Dame to “serial killers” for the way they keep beating opponents.
Glaus delivers double when it counts
October 27, 2002
Troy Glaus finally got the big hit that mattered. With the Anaheim Angels just six outs from elimination in the World Series, Glaus smacked a two-run double in the eighth inning to cap a comeback from a five-run deficit against the San Francisco Giants.
Spiezio sparks comeback
Three-run homer starts Anaheim’s feisty rally
October 27, 2002
It took 6 1/3 innings for the Anaheim Angels to begin hitting in Game 6 of the World Series. Once Scott Spiezio got the Angels started, San Francisco couldn’t stop them.
Baldwin dominates 4A cross country regional
October 27, 2002
Baldwin picked up an individual title and two team titles, and Mill Valley’s Jay Matlack raced to the boys individual title at a Class 4A cross country regional on Saturday at Tonganoxie.
FSHS girls flourish at state warm-up
October 27, 2002
Mallory Richardson has one more race to perfect her kick and she just might do it. The Free State High senior passed one runner and nearly caught another as she finished third at Saturday’s 6A cross country regional at Warner Park.
Offer misleads some landowners
October 27, 2002
Residents in the Hugoton gas field in southwest Kansas are being warned about depositing what may look like a check from a Fort Worth, Tex., company.
Israel continues crackdown on Palestinians in Jenin
October 27, 2002
Israeli troops arrested dozens of Palestinians Saturday during a search of the West Bank town of Jenin for militants involved in a suicide bombing, and a U.S. envoy left the region with neither side optimistic about the latest peace proposal.
Leftist poised to win presidency in Brazil
Ruling party’s candidate down nearly 2-1 in polls
October 27, 2002
Latin America’s largest nation is set to elect its first leftist government in four decades, with Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva commanding a wide lead over the ruling party’s candidate in opinion polls.
Kenna pummels Puerto Vallarta
October 27, 2002
Hurricane Kenna roared ashore north of this resort city of half-priced beers and breathtaking sunsets, unleashing a wall of water that ravaged a seafront famous to millions of tourists and sent waves washing through hotel lobbies.
Sad reminder
October 27, 2002
What are you reading?
October 27, 2002
Wal-Mart option
October 27, 2002
Another ban?
October 27, 2002
Jayhawks in last place on recruit Butch’s radar
October 27, 2002
Appleton, Wis., high school senior big man Brian Butch has a final list of Kansas, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Marquette. Of course, speculation is rampant on which school is “leading” for the 6-foot-11 pivot, who says he will make a decision either this week or next.
Watson, Morgan share lead
Two tied at 9-under at Senior Tour Championship
October 27, 2002
Tom Watson used an eagle and solid putting to shoot a 6-under-par 66 Saturday and take a share of the lead after three rounds of the Senior Tour Championship. Watson and Gil Morgan were each at 9-under 207 going into today’s final round of the season-ending event.
KC, Raiders may break scoreboard
October 27, 2002
Break out the calculator and make sure that the record book is within easy reach. The Oakland Raiders are bringing their wounded defense and high-octane offense to face the offensively explosive, defensively inept Kansas City Chiefs today.
Mizzou puts hurt on KU - Tigers 36, Jayhawks 12
Kansas QB Whittemore injures knee
October 27, 2002
On a day that Kansas University couldn’t overcome the loss of injured quarterback Bill Whittemore, Missouri had no problem replacing its starting tailback.
Old home town - 25 and 40 years ago today
October 27, 2002
Gage Michale Coulter
October 27, 2002
Ottawa  Services for Gage Michale Coulter, infant son of Scott Coulter and Nicole Allen, Centropolis, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Highland Cemetery, Ottawa. Gage was born and died Saturday, Oct. 19, 2002, at Overland Park Regional Medical Center.
Arts notes
October 27, 2002
‘Cats and Bats III’ play continues at arts center Creative writing deadline set for Nov. 15 Poet, translator to speak at KU English classes Program to show growth of Lawrence
Mildred Imogene Dalquest
October 27, 2002
Donald Eugene Randgaard
October 27, 2002
McLouth  Memorial services for Donald Eugene Randgaard, 81, McLouth, will be at 10:30 a.m. Wednesday at the McLouth United Methodist Church. Inurnment services will be at 11 a.m. Tuesday at the Leavenworth Veterans Affairs National Cemetery. Dr. Randgaard died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, in his home after a long illness.
Animal shelters look for homes for pets
October 27, 2002
October is “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog” month. The American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals created “Adopt-a-Shelter-Dog” month to celebrate the many dogs and puppies in animal shelters across the country.
s radar
October 27, 2002
Appleton, Wis., high school senior big man Brian Butch has a final list of Kansas, North Carolina, Wisconsin and Marquette. Of course, speculation is rampant on which school is “leading” for the 6-foot-11 pivot, who says he will make a decision either this week or next.
FSHS girls flourish at state warm-up
October 27, 2002
Mallory Richardson has one more race to perfect her kick  and she just might do it. The Free State High senior passed one runner and nearly caught another as she finished third at Saturday’s 6A cross country regional at Warner Park.
Baldwin dominates 4A cross country regional
October 27, 2002
Baldwin picked up an individual title and two team titles, and Mill Valley’s Jay Matlack raced to the boys individual title at a Class 4A cross country regional on Saturday at Tonganoxie.
Helen Cecilia Garst
October 27, 2002
Overbrook  Services for Helen Cecilia Garst, 94, Overbrook, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Overbrook United Methodist Church. Burial will be at 1 p.m. Tuesday in Quinter Cemetery. Mrs. Garst died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Midland Hospice House, Topeka.
Donald Eugene Tribble
October 27, 2002
Topeka  Services for Donald Eugene Tribble, 78, Topeka, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at Central Presbyterian Church in Topeka. Burial with military honors will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Tribble died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Midland Hospice House in Topeka.
Ava Mae McKoon
October 27, 2002
Ottawa  Services for Ava Mae McKoon, 94, Eudora, will be at 2 p.m. Monday at Lamb-Roberts-Heise Funeral Home in Ottawa. Burial will follow in Lane Cemetery. Mrs. McKoon died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at Eudora Nursing Center.
Principals urge support for changes
October 27, 2002
All 18 Lawrence elementary school principals  even three at schools earmarked for closure  signed a letter asking parents to support changes in district facilities.
Father, son seek to build diversity among lawyers
October 27, 2002
Malcolm Robinson is working to increase diversity among lawyers as president of the National Bar Assn., the organization that represents black attorneys. He started by recruiting his son, Brian.
State, county authorities plan for coordinating federal, local aid
October 27, 2002
Should terrorists ever unleash a biological attack in Kansas  if, say, residents contract smallpox or anthrax infects a herd of livestock  local officials would probably turn to Sandy Johnson.
Friends remember life of slain social worker
October 27, 2002
Friends and family attended a memorial service Saturday at Trinity Episcopal Church for a social worker described as thoughtful and noted for her work with foster children.
Activists also express disappointment in Moore for Iraq resolution vote
October 27, 2002
For the eighth time this fall, area residents gathered Saturday in front of the Douglas County courthouse to rally against the use of force in Iraq.
Moulden
October 27, 2002
Atchison  Services for Arnold L. “Skip” Moulden, 68, Atchison, will be at 10:30 a.m. Monday at First Christian Church in Atchison. Burial will be in Sunset Memory Gardens, Atchison. Mr. Moulden died Thursday, Oct. 24, 2002, at his home.
Hurley services
October 27, 2002
Services for Walter H. Hurley, 92, Lawrence, will be at a later date in Deerfield Beach, Fla. Mr. Hurley died Wednesday, Oct. 23, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Briefly
October 27, 2002
Los Angeles: Judge frees convict under new state law New York: Microsoft apologizes for decal blanketing California: Authorities warn ravers of deadly Thai drug Atlanta: Criticism of research leads prof to resign Florida: Principal admits to thefts at school Kentucky: High-profile care home flunks inspection Utah: F-16 fighter pilot’s body is recovered Los Angeles: Surgically separated twins about to go home California: 21st moon discovered orbiting around Uranus
Arts notes
October 27, 2002
Lawrence photographer to showcase works Variety show to hold auditions Jazz museum to hold storytelling session
Hurley services
October 27, 2002
Jayhawk tennis troubled in Tulsa
October 27, 2002
The Kansas University tennis squad had three players eliminated at the Women’s Tennis Central Region Championships on Saturday.
MidAmerica fells Baker
Sloppy field hardly deters undefeated Pioneers
October 27, 2002
Baker University coach John Frangoulis thought the soupy field on Saturday at Liston Stadium might slow MidAmerica Nazarene University, ranked No. 9 in the NAIA.
Jayhawks deflated in setback
October 27, 2002
Not too many weeks ago, when the Jayhawks were in the early stages of their losing malady, Kansas University football coach Mark Mangino vowed his players would never give up.
Struble, LHS take boys titles
October 27, 2002
Call him Mr. Consistent. Better yet, call Lawrence High senior Andy Struble regional champion. Struble led the Lions to a 6A cross country regional title on Saturday and claimed the individual title, running a personal best of 16:00 for the 5K course at Warner Park.
LHS, Free State each win first match, but eventually lose to top seeds in bracket finals
October 27, 2002
The Free State High and Lawrence High volleyball squads certainly tried to jumble Saturday’s sub-state brackets. But in the end, the region’s top two teams earned the state tournament berths they were expected to grab from the start.
Boxelder bugs wreak havoc in winter
October 27, 2002
Many of us gardeners are preparing to spend the next five months indoors, out of the elements where it is warm and dry. Unfortunately, there are several outdoor pests preparing to do the same.
Sloppy field hardly deters undefeated Pioneers
October 27, 2002
Baker University coach John Frangoulis thought the soupy field on Saturday at Liston Stadium might slow MidAmerica Nazarene University, ranked No. 9 in the NAIA.
Serenata Farms offers horse-ownership lessons
October 27, 2002
Serenata Farms will teach the basics of owning and caring for horses at “Hello Horse,” beginning Monday.
Politics briefs
October 27, 2002
E-mail criticizing Kline followed legal guidelines Taff wins endorsement from Sen. McCain Candidate touts plug from victim’s family Debaters count counties
The Motley Fool
October 27, 2002
Last weeks answer Sears’ softer side of earnings Laughing last Top jobs Splitting shares
Briefcase
October 27, 2002
Work place: Secretary of State chosen as boss of choice Lawrence: Microtech Computers topic of technology lunch Motley Fool: Name that company
Local briefs
October 27, 2002
Area veteran cornhusker still racking up titles Government: City commission not meeting Tuesday Charity: Organizations accepting holiday help applications Obituary: Wife of “Gunsmoke’s” Doc Adams dies at 89 Crime: Shooter sentenced to 48 years for slaying
Letters, notes in anniversary exhibit bring Cuban Missile Crisis to life
October 27, 2002
The pencil scribbles on a yellow legal pad suggest an impending crisis. Over and over, John F. Kennedy wrote the words “decisions” and “leaders” on his pad as his advisers debated the next step in the Cuban Missile Crisis.
Nashville a noteworthy destination
October 27, 2002
Go anyplace else on Earth, and it’s a lead-pipe cinch that one thing people you meet will know about America is country music. Jazz might be more high-brow, rock ‘n’ roll more widespread, Hollywood more glamorous.
Doggie duds: When Halloween gets frightening
October 27, 2002
This year’s Halloween costume can be as fanciful as a bride, as sophisticated as a black sweater with a simple spider web design or as cute as a dinosaur. Or, you could just go with the practical, a safety-orange pumpkin poncho for nighttime trick-or-treating.
Oscar de la Renta guiding brides down aisle
October 27, 2002
Choosing a wedding dress is quite possibly the most important fashion decision in a woman’s life.
A special place
October 27, 2002
OKC conspiracy theory raised
Reporter says Saddam, Islamic extremists could have been involved
October 27, 2002
Earlier this month, as the U.S. Senate debated whether to allow the president to wage war on Iraq, an unusual spectacle unfolded in the office of Sen. Arlen Specter, R-Pa.
Luthier has passion for creating
Love of craft instrumental to Lawrence violin maker’s masterpieces
October 27, 2002
All Amos Hargrave needs to make magic is a little bit of varnish, the right piece of wood and a few lengths of instrument string. Hargrave, 51, is a luthier the term used for professional crafters of bowed instruments such as violins, violas and cellos.
Virginia to seek death penalty in sniper cases
October 27, 2002
A man sought as a material witness in the Washington-area sniper shootings was arrested Saturday, and prosecutors announced plans to charge the two suspects in Virginia, the second state where 17-year-old John Lee Malvo could face the death penalty.
Gage Michale Coulter
October 27, 2002
Sometimes it pays to complain especially in our contest
October 27, 2002
“It’s a bait-and-switch!” I said. I wasn’t yelling, exactly. But I wasn’t whispering, either. I was standing at the counter at a Princeton, N.J., computer store, repeating this term in ever more forceful tones as other customers gathered around.
Rally promotes peace in Mideast
Activists also express disappointment in Moore for Iraq resolution vote
October 27, 2002
For the eighth time this fall, area residents gathered Saturday in front of the Douglas County courthouse to rally against the use of force in Iraq.
Arnold L. ‘Skip’ Moulden
October 27, 2002
Democrats look to Mondale after tragedy
Former vice president has not ruled out replacing Wellstone, officials say
October 27, 2002
Leading Democrats reached out to former Vice President Walter Mondale on Saturday, seeking a potent replacement candidate for the late Paul Wellstone in a race that could determine control of the Senate in the new Congress.
Roundup: Longhorns run past ISU, 21-10
Benson has 199 yards, two TDs as No. 7 Texas pounds No. 17 Cyclones
October 27, 2002
Texas heard all week about its 84th-ranked offense and struggling running game. The Longhorns responded by saying the ground game would come. Did it ever.
Struble, LHS take boys titles
October 27, 2002
Call him Mr. Consistent. Better yet, call Lawrence High senior Andy Struble regional champion. Struble led the Lions to a 6A cross country regional title on Saturday and claimed the individual title, running a personal best of 16:00 for the 5K course at Warner Park.
Greater sense of history needed
October 27, 2002
There are four times more sports magazines now than there used to be. There are more biographies and exposes on the all-time greats than ever, more sports-talk radio stations than we need to facilitate historic debate.
Wellstone a real American political hero
October 27, 2002
When I found myself standing among the thousands of candle-carrying mourners, gathered in a cold drizzle on the steps of the state capitol Friday evening to memorialize Sen. Paul Wellstone, my mind turned back 10 years to an incident on the Senate subway.
Awards recognize key contributors to arts community
October 27, 2002
It takes a remarkable person to stand out in the Lawrence arts community, so rich with creative individuals. But each year, the Lawrence Arts Commission chooses a handful of people whose achievements and contributions in the arts surpass the rest of the flock.
Lawrence firm expects USDA to help boost overseas sales
October 27, 2002
Officials with Lawrence’s Pines International believe they know how to spell greater sales success for their company  U-S-D-A.
KU theoretical physicist studies shape of proton
October 27, 2002
The proton  one of those spherical things buzzing around inside the atom  is having an identity crisis.
Wild about wildlife
October 27, 2002
While winter dormancy for many gardens is a hiatus from beauty and function, Thelma Chapman’s garden loses nothing but a few blooms. In fact, it remains a habitat to wildlife, offering a safe and secure home to many creatures during the cold months.
Kansas QB Whittemore injures knee
October 27, 2002
On a day that Kansas University couldn’t overcome the loss of injured quarterback Bill Whittemore, Missouri had no problem replacing its starting tailback.
Christine R. Sommer
October 27, 2002
Services for Christine R. Sommer, 91, Eudora, are pending and will be announced by Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Mrs. Sommer died Saturday, Oct. 26, 2002 at Eudora Nursing Center.
advertising is offensive but effective
October 27, 2002
With a little more than one week before the Nov. 5 election, expect an onslaught of negative campaign ads. On television, political candidates will launch ads that feature grainy photos of their opponents while serious-sounding narrators talk about the unspeakable acts of horror these people have committed.
Wild about wildlife
October 27, 2002
While winter dormancy for many gardens is a hiatus from beauty and function, Thelma Chapman’s garden loses nothing but a few blooms. In fact, it remains a habitat to wildlife, offering a safe and secure home to many creatures during the cold months.
Christine R. Sommer
October 27, 2002
Itty-bitty pets big responsibility
October 27, 2002
Crystal Collins and Taylor Jackson find their dwarf hamster, Sabra E. Ham Ham, very easy to handle even though she is blind.
Caution curbs old-fashioned Halloween fun
October 27, 2002
Gather ‘round, boys and girls, because today Uncle Dave is going to tell you how to have some real “old-fashioned” Halloween fun!
KU theoretical physicist studies shape of proton
October 27, 2002
The proton one of those spherical things buzzing around inside the atom is having an identity crisis.
Countdown to Iraq action has begun
October 27, 2002
The Pentagon is now within eight weeks of being ready to launch a sustained military campaign to overthrow Iraq’s Saddam Hussein and destroy his weapons of horror.
Public begins to focus on midterm elections
Control of Congress, 36 governorships up for grabs across nation in just 10 days
October 27, 2002
Republicans hold a clear advantage in the battle for control of the House in next week’s elections, according to an Associated Press survey. The Senate hinges on close races from New Hampshire to Colorado, and the somber contest to replace the late Paul Wellstone.
Decade-old murder case against husband dismissed
October 27, 2002
A Finney District Court Judge has tossed out the murder case against a man whose wife disappeared from Garden City a decade ago.
Officials consider bioterror response
State, county authorities plan for coordinating federal, local aid
October 27, 2002
Should terrorists ever unleash a biological attack in Kansas if, say, residents contract smallpox or anthrax infects a herd of livestock local officials would probably turn to Sandy Johnson.
Lions, Firebirds fight but fall
LHS, Free State each win first match, but eventually lose to top seeds in bracket finals
October 27, 2002
The Free State High and Lawrence High volleyball squads certainly tried to jumble Saturday’s sub-state brackets. But in the end, the region’s top two teams earned the state tournament berths they were expected to grab from the start.
GOP primary loser makes write-in bid
October 27, 2002
The way Bill Kassebaum figured it, his hardest political fight was behind him after defeating House Majority Leader Shari Weber in the Republican primary.
Sad state
October 27, 2002
Hopefully the Watkins Museum will be able to rise from the ashes of its current controversy. The Watkins Community Museum of History, which should be a gem of Lawrence, currently is in a sad state.
Anaheim forces Game 7 - Angels 6, Giants 5
October 27, 2002
Maybe there is some magic in that monkey. Troy Glaus lined a two-run double after a key misplay by Barry Bonds in the eighth inning, capping an amazing rally that lifted the Anaheim Angels over the San Francisco Giants, 6-5, Saturday night and sending the World Series to Game 7.
Donald Eugene Tribble
October 27, 2002
Arts notes
October 27, 2002
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer swings to profit Alabama Hall of Fame to induct Harris NBC to cancel family drama
Governor’s daughter out of jail
October 27, 2002
Gov. Jeb Bush’s daughter was released from jail early Saturday, 10 days after a judge ordered her locked up for violating terms of her court-ordered drug treatment program.
New book gives insight to Columbine tragedy
Author argues killers victims of bullying
October 27, 2002
No one who survived the Columbine High School attack had a closer look at events leading up to the tragedy than Brooks Brown.
Handheld items, DVD players among top holiday gadgets
October 27, 2002
Cheaper-than-ever handheld computers and a bounty of DVD players lead this year’s parade of gadgets as major retailers stock up for the holiday season.
Victims urge bishops to enact policy on abuse despite Vatican objections
October 27, 2002
Victim advocates urged U.S. bishops Friday to enact tough local policies for disciplining sexually abusive priests even if the Vatican guts the strictest parts of the prelates’ national plan during meetings in Rome.
Top 25 Roundup: Iowa does ‘big things’ in Big House
No. 13 Hawkeyes hand No. 8 Michigan worst home loss in 35 years, 34-9
October 27, 2002
The Iowa Hawkeyes beat Michigan so badly that they were able to celebrate and sing with their fans in a mostly empty Michigan Stadium.
Backup backs step up for Tigers
Leon, Roberson, QB Smith combine for 266 yards in Missouri victory
October 27, 2002
Missouri running back Zack Abron, who leads the team with 10 rushing touchdowns, missed Saturday’s game against Kansas because of a partial tear of his left posterior cruciate ligament.
Mildred Imogene Dalquest
October 27, 2002
Services for Mildred Imogene Dalquest, 84, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Monday at Johnson Funeral Chapel, Junction City. Burial will be in Highland Cemetery, Junction City. Mrs. Dalquest died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Bookstore
October 27, 2002
Briefly
October 27, 2002
Pittsburgh: Carrier to lay off 471 pilots Oklahoma City: 2 dead, 6 hurt in rampage Mexico: Health-related bills signed Saudi Arabia: Iraq told to comply with U.N.
People
October 27, 2002
Singer tells adoring fans to bag the bagged panties Songwriting added to resume Star of ‘Harry Potter’ movies contemplates three and out ‘The Candidate’ mulls re-election
District creates vision for LAHS
October 27, 2002
Mike Holladay says his two years at Lawrence Alternative High School have kept him from being a troubling statistic. “I was so far behind at Free State High School that I was going to drop out,” he said.
especially in our contest
October 27, 2002
“It’s a bait-and-switch!” I said. I wasn’t yelling, exactly. But I wasn’t whispering, either. I was standing at the counter at a Princeton, N.J., computer store, repeating this term in ever more forceful tones as other customers gathered around.
Moscow mourns dead, braces for new violence
October 27, 2002
A shocked, wary Russia counted its rising toll of dead and steeled itself for new terrorist blows Saturday in its never-ending Chechen war, after commandos striking behind clouds of disabling gas brought a sudden bloody end to a hostage nightmare.
Business briefs
October 27, 2002
Roger K. Jameson
October 27, 2002
A memorial graveside service for Roger K. Jameson, 50, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Vinland Cemetery. He was cremated. Mr. Jameson died Friday, Oct. 25, 2002.
KU Football Notebook
October 27, 2002
Missouri’s second straight victory in the series evened the ancient border rivalry at 51-51-9. The defeat assured Kansas, 2-7, of its seventh straight losing season.
KU Football Notebook
October 27, 2002
 Missouri’s second straight victory in the series evened the ancient border rivalry at 51-51-9. The defeat assured Kansas, 2-7, of its seventh straight losing season.
Scaasi puts flash in fashion
Designer embraces bright colors, bubble skirts, feathers
October 27, 2002
Arnold Scaasi, who changed the world’s perception of Barbra Streisand with her almost see-through Oscar outfit in 1969, not only likes flamboyance he loves it.
Choreographer turns to rock ‘n’ roll for latest musical
October 27, 2002
Twyla Tharp has always had an iconoclast’s relationship with music. She has paired ballet with the Beach Boys and modern dance with Thelonious Monk, and has even staged her dances to silence.
Saga illustrates Putin’s Chechnya problem
October 27, 2002
Cool and composed throughout the 58-hour hostage crisis, President Vladimir Putin came away with a mixed victory Saturday: Most of the hostages were saved but his presidency remains snarled by the war in Chechnya.
Snoopy’s Guide’ delightful
October 27, 2002
Charles M. Schulz may be gone, but Snoopy is alive and well and still striving to write the great American novel. But this time, the beloved beagle of the late cartoonist’s “Peanuts” comic strip has help. A lot of help.
Negative ads win few votes, experts say
KU professor disagrees that ‘attack’ advertising is offensive but effective
October 27, 2002
With a little more than one week before the Nov. 5 election, expect an onslaught of negative campaign ads. On television, political candidates will launch ads that feature grainy photos of their opponents while serious-sounding narrators talk about the unspeakable acts of horror these people have committed.
s top cop
October 27, 2002
After the fourth attorney general debate in a 24-hour period recently, Republican candidate Phill Kline joked that he and the Democratic candidate Chris Biggs should car pool. That would be an interesting ride  probably ending in a rollover as the two fought over who got to steer.
s masterpieces
October 27, 2002
All Amos Hargrave needs to make magic is a little bit of varnish, the right piece of wood and a few lengths of instrument string. Hargrave, 51, is a luthier  the term used for professional crafters of bowed instruments such as violins, violas and cellos.
District creates vision for LAHS
October 27, 2002
Mike Holladay says his two years at Lawrence Alternative High School have kept him from being a troubling statistic. “I was so far behind at Free State High School that I was going to drop out,” he said.
Billy Joel guy’ strives to make name for himself
October 27, 2002
His singing voice sounds eerily like Billy Joel’s a weary tenor, ragged in the higher registers. His piano playing is almost as splashy as the Piano Man’s.
Big rack county bow best
Lecompton man slays deer with high P & Y rating
October 27, 2002
Kevin Riner had been sitting in his tree stand north of Clinton Lake for less than an hour when he was startled by the abrupt arrival of a male deer. “He came charging right at me,” Riner said. “I didn’t have time to get jittery.”
Kline, Biggs battling to be state’s top cop
October 27, 2002
After the fourth attorney general debate in a 24-hour period recently, Republican candidate Phill Kline joked that he and the Democratic candidate Chris Biggs should car pool. That would be an interesting ride probably ending in a rollover as the two fought over who got to steer.
Ghost hunters develop camera to detect paranormal activity
October 27, 2002
Michael Lynch doesn’t live in the Twilight Zone, although he’s spent enough time there to pay taxes.
Kansas was frontier for women in politics
Town was first in nation to fill all government posts with women
October 27, 2002
Not much is left to this community the bank, post office, a few empty storefronts and gapping holes where stores once stood along the wide main street.
Jayhawk tennis troubled in Tulsa
October 27, 2002
The Kansas University tennis squad had three players eliminated at the Women’s Tennis Central Region Championships on Saturday.
Golf fifth at Stanford
October 27, 2002
The Kansas University men’s golf squad stands in fifth place after the second round of the Nelson-Stanford Invitational at Stanford University Golf Club.
Volleyball squad beats OU in five
October 27, 2002
Kansas University’s volleyball team (15-5, 6-5 Big 12) captured an important conference road victory Saturday, defeating Oklahoma (4-15, 2-9 Big 12) in five games, 30-26, 30-19, 21-30, 21-30, 15-11 at OU Fieldhouse.