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Suspicious white powder found in Ottawa post office
September 11, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:51 p.m.) Ottawa Police and U.S. Postal inspectors are awaiting test results on a suspicious white powder found early Wednesday the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in an envelope at the Ottawa Post Office.
Innocence lost
September 11, 2002
Best and worst
September 11, 2002
lives returning to normal
September 11, 2002
Osama Abdel-Ghafer shares a first name with one of the most notorious men in the world.
Lawrence pacifists face challenges in wake of attacks
September 11, 2002
Allan Hanson’s experience of Sept. 11 wasn’t so different from anybody else’s in Lawrence.
Area orchards offer consumers pick of crop
September 11, 2002
For folks who grow apples for a living in the Lawrence area, life is no bowl of cherries. It takes an awful lot of hard work to produce a big, juicy Jonathan or Red Delicious apple, and often it seems like Mother Nature herself is conspiring against you.
Firefighters attend one last funeral before anniversary
September 11, 2002
In 1970, Peter Bielfeld and his family took a trip downtown to the World Trade Center construction site. Thirty-one years later, his father recalled Tuesday at Bielfeld’s funeral, the veteran New York City firefighter died on the same spot.
Cats
September 11, 2002
It’s a safe bet that the Free State High boys soccer team knows it’s not going to get any easier. The Firebirds kicked off their 2002 season Tuesday by rolling over Kansas City Washington 11-0 at Free State. The game was called at halftime because of the 10-goal mercy rule.
Kansas football aide Conatser calls it quits
September 11, 2002
Kansas University offensive line coach Ken Conatser has resigned two games into the football season. Head coach Mark Mangino, speaking at his Tuesday media session, said Conatser left KU “for personal reasons.” He declined to elaborate or take questions about the surprise departure.
Lawrence schools provide forum for 9-11 discussions
September 11, 2002
Since Sept. 11, 2001, the daily “Pledge of Allegiance” at school has meant more to fourth-grader Mia Phillips.
Former Kansas official reflects on Pentagon attack, ensuing war
September 11, 2002
When the second hijacked plane flew into the World Trade Center, Dan Stanley recalled, “The first words out of my mouth were ‘bin Laden.’” Stanley, a former Cabinet secretary under Gov. Bill Graves, had been at his new job in the Pentagon for a week when the terrorists launched their attack.
U.S. Muslims’ lives returning to normal
September 11, 2002
Osama Abdel-Ghafer shares a first name with one of the most notorious men in the world.
Growing apples no easy task
Area orchards offer consumers pick of crop
September 11, 2002
For folks who grow apples for a living in the Lawrence area, life is no bowl of cherries. It takes an awful lot of hard work to produce a big, juicy Jonathan or Red Delicious apple, and often it seems like Mother Nature herself is conspiring against you.
Herb growers should be mindful of weather
September 11, 2002
It’s hard for gardeners to think too seriously about winter when the temperatures have been in the 90s, but the average date of the first killing frost is a mere five weeks away.
Never forget
September 11, 2002
Sports world reflects
Games comfort for some
September 11, 2002
Florida State football coach Bobby Bowden liked “Let’s Roll” so much, he made it his team’s slogan for 2002. The gesture, Bowden figured, was the perfect tribute to Todd Beamer, who uttered those words from a phone aboard hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 on Sept. 11.
Jayhawks recall events of ‘crazy’ day
September 11, 2002
Most citizens of the United States never will forget where they were and what they were doing at 7:46 a.m. Central time last Sept. 11. Kansas University athletes and athletic department staffers are no exception.
Government heightens alert against terrorism
No specific threat, but ‘we’re taking everything seriously’
September 11, 2002
The Bush administration placed Americans at home and abroad on heightened terrorism alert Tuesday, warning that credible intelligence reports suggest a “high risk” of attacks timed to coincide with the Sept. 11 commemorations.
Seabury has some success against bigger schools
September 11, 2002
Anne Stella doesn’t have to dream anymore. Stella and her Seabury Academy volleyball teammates proved they belong in Kansas High School Activities Association competition Tuesday night at DeSoto High School, skunking Class 5A Bonner Springs 15-0 in their first-ever sanctioned game against a non-Christian school.
National League Roundup: Cardinals starting to get healthy
Morris solid in 8-3 victory after spending three weeks on disabled list
September 11, 2002
Matt Morris started the game with a lot of questions. He ended up with all the right answers. Morris, activated from the disabled list before the game, allowed one run in five innings Tuesday night as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3.
Recipes using apples
September 11, 2002
People
September 11, 2002
New buzz about moon landings Whitney wastes water Hope award goes to Oprah Reiner’s political options open
Horoscopes
September 11, 2002
Seabury has some success against bigger schools
September 11, 2002
Anne Stella doesn’t have to dream anymore. Stella and her Seabury Academy volleyball teammates proved they belong in Kansas High School Activities Association competition Tuesday night at DeSoto High School, skunking Class 5A Bonner Springs 15-0 in their first-ever sanctioned game against a non-Christian school.
on attitudes toward America
September 11, 2002
Norm Yetman, a sociology professor at Kansas University, was pleasantly surprised Tuesday when more than 300 students showed for a lecture that, in years past, might have drawn a handful of colleagues.
Where were you Sept. 11?
September 11, 2002
Area residents talk about where they were on Sept. 11, 2001, and how their lives have been affected since.
t just alter the New York skyline
September 11, 2002
Few people would blame Marcia Beckman for harboring at least a tinge of resentment against the travel industry. Though it paid her bills for 38 years and sent her to every continent except Antarctica, after last Sept. 11 it abruptly dumped her into the unemployment line.
Briefly
September 11, 2002
North Carolina: Tropical Storm Gustav doesn’t impress locals North Carolina: Fighter jets escort undocumented jet San Diego: Juror illness delays penalty phase for killer Florida: Repaired hauler moves repaired shuttle to pad
32nd Street route would be disruptive, Prairie Park officials say
September 11, 2002
Prairie Park Nature Center might have a little less nature if the South Lawrence Trafficway is completed along 32nd Street. Marty Birrell, a nature interpretive supervisor at the center, told a meeting of the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Advisory Board that a highway would cut off a natural pathway for animals between the Baker Wetlands and Prairie Park.
achieved by four Lawrence schools on tests
September 11, 2002
Students at four Lawrence elementary schools Tuesday had good reason to walk with a swagger. Quail Run, Hillcrest, Langston Hughes and Wakarusa Valley schoolchildren achieved the “standard of excellence” on two of three standardized assessments given students statewide in 2001-2002.
Memorials spring up across U.S.
September 11, 2002
History teacher Ken Senter has a plan to capture the horror of the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks for his students in Tennessee. He’ll take them outside. Two beams salvaged from the ruins of the World Trade Center battered hunks of steel he received after lobbying New York officials for nearly a year will be shaped into a memorial in front of Oak Ridge High School. Every year, his students will file by for a hands-on history lesson.
Neil LaBute, KU alumnus, explores 9-11 as basis for art
September 11, 2002
Filmmaker and playwright Neil LaBute is ready to use the Sept. 11 attacks as the background for his works.
Kansas Policy Research Institute report calls Graves’ budget deceptive
September 11, 2002
A conservative group Tuesday said state officials used Enron-like accounting practices to conceal the true size of the state budget and justify the need for a tax increase. Gov. Bill Graves’ administration denied the accusation.
Christopher Reeve makes super progress
September 11, 2002
Christopher Reeve has regained some movement and sensation in his hands and feet, seven years after a horse-riding accident that left him paralyzed from the neck down, one of his doctors said Tuesday.
Is 9-11 more than a diversion?
September 11, 2002
Anyone who doubted the resiliency and creativity of the American people had only to look at the variety of ways our nation found to commemorate the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11.
How safe?
September 11, 2002
Analysts say Iraq biggest, but not only, cause for concern
September 11, 2002
China has them. The United States, Britain, France and Russia have them. So do India and Pakistan. Israel likely does, and North Korea may be trying to get them.
FSHS rolls over ‘Cats
September 11, 2002
It’s a safe bet that the Free State High boys soccer team knows it’s not going to get any easier. The Firebirds kicked off their 2002 season Tuesday by rolling over Kansas City Washington 11-0 at Free State. The game was called at halftime because of the 10-goal mercy rule.
American League Roundup: Yankees wipe out O’s
Weaver stymies Baltimore in rare start for New York
September 11, 2002
Jeff Weaver made the most out of his rare opportunity to start. Weaver allowed one run in eight innings and Raul Mondesi homered as the New York Yankees completed a sweep of a split doubleheader with a 3-1 victory against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night.
Dole campaign advances; Reno trailing
Election problems again bedevil Florida
September 11, 2002
Two-term New Hampshire Sen. Bob Smith lost a bitter GOP battle to Rep. John Sununu on Tuesday, while Janet Reno struggled against a surprisingly strong political newcomer in her bid for the Florida Democratic gubernatorial nomination.
Mary L. Bynum
September 11, 2002
Bogata, Tex. Â Services for Mary L. Bynum, 70, Las Vegas, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday in Cuthand Methodist Church, Bogata, Tex. Burial will follow in Cuthand Cemetery, Bogata. Mrs. Bynum died Saturday, Sept. 7, 2002, at her home.
City, county, KU officials look back at year since attacks
September 11, 2002
Mike Rundle, Lawrence mayor on Sept. 11, 2001 I had worked late the night before and was getting around late. I don’t have television and was getting the news over the radio. Without the visual graphic of television, I kept minimizing the impact.
Sept. 11 images chosen for D.C. exhibit
September 11, 2002
When the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked a year ago, the nation’s artists mourned alongside every other American.
A ‘proposition’ worth defending
September 11, 2002
In our mind’s eye we see them, the police and firefighters, the passengers of United Flight 93 and all the others who disappeared behaving nobly.
Somber celebration
September 11, 2002
Sept. 11 always will be a day for somber remembrances, but there also is reason today to celebrate the spirit and resilience of America.
Senate ignores Bush, passes drought aid
September 11, 2002
The Senate voted overwhelmingly on Tuesday to provide almost $6 billion for ranchers and farmers battered by the drought, ignoring President Bush’s objections and highlighting the pressures lawmakers face as elections for congressional control draw near.
Pats’ receivers looking good
Rookie could be most impressive of New England additions
September 11, 2002
The New England Patriots won the Super Bowl without an outstanding passing attack. So they added talented receivers and a rookie, Deion Branch, might be the most dangerous.
Organization still seeks incubator facility for start-up, high-tech businesses
September 11, 2002
The Lawrence Regional Technology Center is assisting three new companies hoping to capitalize on research conducted at Kansas University.
day
September 11, 2002
Most citizens of the United States never will forget where they were  and what they were doing  at 7:46 a.m. Central time last Sept. 11. Kansas University athletes and athletic department staffers are no exception.
Somber celebration
September 11, 2002
Sept. 11 always will be a day for somber remembrances, but there also is reason today to celebrate the spirit and resilience of America.
Herb growers should be mindful of weather
September 11, 2002
It’s hard for gardeners to think too seriously about winter when the temperatures have been in the 90s, but the average date of the first killing frost is a mere five weeks away.
William Rogers
September 11, 2002
Services for William Rogers, 77, San Francisco are pending. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Mr. Rogers died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at the Veterans Affairs Hospital in San Francisco.
Area briefs
September 11, 2002
Naked man eludes police Special patrol nets drunken-driving arrest Prairie Village priest accused of misconduct Jayhawk Audubon Society will meet, discuss wetlands Pharmaceutical executive to deliver lectures at KU
Standards of excellence’ achieved by four Lawrence schools on tests
September 11, 2002
Students at four Lawrence elementary schools Tuesday had good reason to walk with a swagger. Quail Run, Hillcrest, Langston Hughes and Wakarusa Valley schoolchildren achieved the “standard of excellence” on two of three standardized assessments given students statewide in 2001-2002.
A world changed
The terrorist attacks didn’t just alter the New York skyline; they affected the way we live
September 11, 2002
Few people would blame Marcia Beckman for harboring at least a tinge of resentment against the travel industry. Though it paid her bills for 38 years and sent her to every continent except Antarctica, after last Sept. 11 it abruptly dumped her into the unemployment line.
Event sparks response in nation’s young artists
September 11, 2002
City, county, KU officials look back at year since attacks
September 11, 2002
Remembrance ceremonies scheduled across nation
September 11, 2002
The nation will remember last Sept. 11 mostly in silence, with few sounds other than bells tolling, military jets roaring in tribute and the reading of victims’ names.
Despite alert, baseball slate unchanged
September 11, 2002
Major league baseball’s schedule was unaffected by Tuesday’s decision by the government to raise the United States’ security alert warning to “high risk.” Sixteen games were scheduled for today, and baseball spokesman Rich Levin said no changes were planned.
Lawrence resident caught in disaster
Jane Tedder now devotes her life to helping others
September 11, 2002
A walk in the park was all Jane Tedder of Lawrence had on her mind last Sept. 11 in New York City. “It was such a beautiful day,” Tedder said.
Short & Sweet
September 11, 2002
Cider recipe draws from autumn flavors Foods might be used to fight common diseases
Put your knowledge of food safety to test
September 11, 2002
September is Food Safety Education Month. Even though food safety errors that occur during processing and marketing make front page news, food safety is really a responsibility that we all share.
Business Briefcase
September 11, 2002
Dessert shop opens Leadership: WorldCom CEO Sidgmore to step down amid woes Finance: Sales of renamed bonds up after Sept. 11 attacks Wall Street: Heinz earnings drop
Daily Ticker
September 11, 2002
Police seek charges in 1987 stabbing
September 11, 2002
Garden City Police have filed an affidavit asking that charges be filed against a woman who was 12 years old when she allegedly plotted the stabbing death of her mother’s boyfriend. On Sept. 27, 1987, officers were called to a home in Garden City, where they were met by the 12-year-old girl.
Write-in effort backs incumbent for state BOE
September 11, 2002
Fueled by concern regarding the stands of the woman who defeated him in the primary, a write-in campaign has begun to return I.B. “Sonny” Rundell to the Kansas Board of Education.
LHS, FSHS openers loom
September 11, 2002
In some sports, the first event always seems to come too soon. Gymnastics is the exception. Lawrence High and Free State High have been practicing since Aug. 19, but ask a gymnast if they’re ready for Thursday’s season-opening quadrangular at Shawnee Mission Northwest, and they might hesitate.
Royals’ Perez: Refusal to play only a joke
September 11, 2002
Shortstop Neifi Perez says he was only joking when he refused to go into Monday night’s game as a late-inning replacement. Manager Tony Pena says he’s not saying anything about the Monday night incident.
Kansas’ Beck just a kicker after all
September 11, 2002
Upon further review, that wasn’t Kansas University placekicker Johnny Beck on the Jayhawks’ kickoff return team last Saturday at Nevada-Las Vegas. Reporters, it seemed, misidentified Beck (No. 46) for true freshman Kevin Kane (45), who made his collegiate debut on the KU return squad.
Kansas sports largely unaffected
September 11, 2002
Josh Buhl knows the difference between playing football and going to war two terms that, before Sept. 11, used to be interchangeable. He does the former, as a linebacker at Kansas State. His brothers, Jason and Joseph, and an aunt do the latter.
Parnevik’s life changed on 9-11
Swedish golfer was in New York for photo shoot when events transpired
September 11, 2002
Jesper Parnevik’s golf game is in sad shape with the Ryder Cup quickly approaching, although he’s making progress in other areas. At least he can sleep through the night without fear.
Mary L. Bynum
September 11, 2002
Andy Robbins
September 11, 2002
A year later, ‘new normal’ takes hold
September 11, 2002
It is morning on an ordinary day in an ordinary place the locals call “Everybody’s Hometown.” In the downtown square, an elderly couple walk arm-in-arm, quiet and serene.
Area commemorations
September 11, 2002
Here’s a look at Lawrence-area events to commemorate 9-11.
Webber says he’s innocent
Sacramento forward ‘did not lie to grand jury’
September 11, 2002
Chris Webber, making his first public statement since being indicted on federal charges, said Tuesday he did not lie to a grand jury and that he tried to help prosecutors in their case against a University of Michigan booster.
Diligence didn’t prevent death
Minnesota coach Mason warned players to steer clear of trouble
September 11, 2002
Minutes after Minnesota’s 42-0 victory against Southwest Texas State two Saturdays ago, coach Glen Mason stood before his team and warned his players to steer clear of trouble.
budget deceptive
September 11, 2002
A conservative group Tuesday said state officials used Enron-like accounting practices to conceal the true size of the state budget and justify the need for a tax increase. Gov. Bill Graves’ administration denied the accusation.
Lawrence abortion clinic closes because of funding woes
September 11, 2002
A Lawrence abortion clinic  one of a handful in Kansas  has gone out of business. “We just don’t have the funds to keep functioning. We’ve run up as much debt as we could manage. Essentially, we don’t have operating capital at all,” said Dr. Kristin Neuhaus, who had operated a clinic in Lawrence since 1997.
Hall services
September 11, 2002
Homer Jack Edwards
September 11, 2002
No services are planned for Homer Jack Edwards, 70, Lawrence. Mr. Edwards died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was cremated.
Briefly
September 11, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Car seat belt use rises; motorcycle helmet use falls Washington, D.C.: U.S. to fingerprint, photograph foreigners Florida: FBI finishes anthrax search Jerusalem: ‘Bin Laden’ lighters, weapons intended for Palestinians
Senior Hurst moving from tight end to offensive line
September 11, 2002
Senior David Hurst wasn’t playing much at tight end, so he went looking for another position. “David Hurst came to me and asked if he could be moved to the offensive line,” Kansas football coach Mark Mangino said Tuesday during his weekly news conference. “He thinks we can use some help up there.”
Beck just a kicker after all
September 11, 2002
Upon further review, that wasn’t Kansas University placekicker Johnny Beck on the Jayhawks’ kickoff return team last Saturday at Nevada-Las Vegas. Reporters, it seemed, misidentified Beck (No. 46) for true freshman Kevin Kane (45), who made his collegiate debut on the KU return squad.
LHS, FSHS openers loom
September 11, 2002
In some sports, the first event always seems to come too soon. Gymnastics is the exception. Lawrence High and Free State High have been practicing since Aug. 19, but ask a gymnast if they’re ready for Thursday’s season-opening quadrangular at Shawnee Mission Northwest, and they might hesitate.
6Sports video report: Free State rolls in season opener
September 11, 2002
6Sports reports on the season opener of the Free State soccer team.
6Sports video report: Coaching changes take place after Conaster’s resignation
September 11, 2002
6Sports reports on the coaching change being made after the resignation of Offensive Line coach, Ken Conaster.
Robertson services
September 11, 2002
Briefly
September 11, 2002
Turkey: After nearly a year, threat suspect arrested Puerto Rico: Two priests detained during Navy exercises Colombia: Documents suggest plot on U.S. Embassy Australia: Afghans lose bid for refugee status
Jane Tedder now devotes her life to helping others
September 11, 2002
A walk in the park was all Jane Tedder of Lawrence had on her mind last Sept. 11 in New York City. “It was such a beautiful day,” Tedder said.
Corrections
September 11, 2002
In a story published in Monday’s Journal-World about an AbioCor artificial heart recipient, The Associated Press erroneously reported who was the first to receive a man-made heart. Barney Clark was the first to receive a permanent artificial heart in 1982. A temporary artificial heart was first implanted into Haskell Karp of Skokie, Ill., in 1969; he received a heart transplant three days later.
Hall services
September 11, 2002
Graveside services for Alvia L. Hall, 70, Topeka, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Hall died Sunday, Sept. 8, 2002, at Kansas City Veterans Medical Hospital in Kansas City, Mo.
Second rape of weekend reported in city
September 11, 2002
Lawrence Police are seeking two men believed to have raped an 18-year-old woman at a weekend party. The woman told police Sunday evening that the men raped her about 3:30 a.m. during a small party at a private residence in western Lawrence, Sgt. Mike Pattrick said.
9-11 changed the face of daily news coverage
September 11, 2002
Headlines from some of the top news stories on The Associated Press wire and in the Journal-World the week before the Sept. 11 attacks.
Panel recommends seeking help in attaining heritage designation
September 11, 2002
Lawrence and Douglas County have a long way to go before earning a National Heritage Area designation, Judge Deanell Tacha said Tuesday. But, she said, it’s an effort that should be made. “We have a great story to tell,” she said.
cooks up trout
September 11, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Grilling Fresh Trout.” Host Jayni Carey, right, will prepare smoked trout, including the recipe below.
Robertson services
September 11, 2002
Ottawa  Private graveside services for Dorothea A. “Dot” Robertson, 73, Ottawa, will be at a later date. Mrs. Robertson died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.
Andy Robbins
September 11, 2002
Tonganoxie  Services for Andy Robbins, 24, Bonner Springs, will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at West Haven Baptist Church, Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Maple Grove Cemetery, Tonganoxie. Mr. Robbins died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at Menorah Medical Center in Overland Park.
6News video report: Lawrence police chief stresses need for continued concern
September 11, 2002
6News reports on Lawrence Police Chief Ron Olins’ thoughts after the September 11 attacks.
6News video report: Airport security constantly changing after 9/11
September 11, 2002
6News reports on the ongoing changes in airport security since the September 11 attacks.
6News video report: American Muslims affected by more than the attacks
September 11, 2002
6News reports on the thoughts of American Muslims in the aftermath of the September 11 attacks.
6News video report: Community wide ceremonies to commemorate 9/11 attacks
September 11, 2002
6News reports on two community wide events being held to commemorate the attacks of September 11.
Free State tennis sweeps Blue Valley
September 11, 2002
Free State High’s girls tennis team swept Blue Valley 7-0 on Tuesday, dropping only two games in all seven matches.
Kansas volleyball wins
September 11, 2002
Kansas University’s volleyball team improved to a perfect 5-0 on the season by downing Wichita State 20-30, 30-28, 30-27, 30-19, on Tuesday night.
Former Kansas official reflects on Pentagon attack, ensuing war
September 11, 2002
When the second hijacked plane flew into the World Trade Center, Dan Stanley recalled, “The first words out of my mouth were ‘bin Laden.’” Stanley, a former Cabinet secretary under Gov. Bill Graves, had been at his new job in the Pentagon for a week when the terrorists launched their attack.
Students find lessons in tragedy
Lawrence schools provide forum for 9-11 discussions
September 11, 2002
Since Sept. 11, 2001, the daily “Pledge of Allegiance” at school has meant more to fourth-grader Mia Phillips.
LHS football ranked
September 11, 2002
Lawrence High’s football team is third in this week’s AP rankings, behind defending state champ Olathe North and runner-up Manhattan.
First lady advises families to turn off television for day
September 11, 2002
First lady Laura Bush is asking parents to turn off the television today and instead read to their children and perhaps light a memorial candle.
102 widows gave birth after terrorist attacks
September 11, 2002
Dozens of women who gave birth after their husbands died in the Sept. 11 attacks were given a baby shower Friday, a bittersweet gathering in which memories of tragedy mingled with the laughter of newborns.
Airport security a mixed blessing
Longer lines, stepped-up searches accompany increased safety
September 11, 2002
Tina Lorraine shakes her head as she assumes what passengers now call the airplane pose. Her eyes grow big as gloved strangers dig through her carry-on, wand her with a hand-held metal detector, then ask for her shoes. Take them off, she’s told.
9-11 changed the face of daily news coverage
September 11, 2002
Headlines from some of the top news stories on The Associated Press wire and in the Journal-World the week before the Sept. 11 attacks.
Progress of war difficult to gauge
September 11, 2002
Nearly a year after the World Trade Center and Pentagon attacks, the largest criminal probe in FBI history and a military campaign in Afghanistan costing billions, measuring success in the war against terrorism remains difficult.
Attacks thwarted since Sept. 11
September 11, 2002
A look at some of the foiled attacks against American targets or U.S. citizens since Sept. 11.
Lawrence pacifists face challenges in wake of attacks
September 11, 2002
Allan Hanson’s experience of Sept. 11 wasn’t so different from anybody else’s in Lawrence.
FBI agent concedes racial profiling
Arab-Americans’ complaints are valid, official says
September 11, 2002
Criticisms of law enforcement officials unfairly targeting Muslims and Arab-Americans after the Sept. 11 attacks are valid, the head of the FBI’s Philadelphia office said Thursday.
Terrorist attacks, war prompt changes in Americans’ legal rights
September 11, 2002
The government has imposed many new limits on Americans’ legal rights as it fights a war on terror, fundamentally altering the nation’s delicate balance between liberty and security.
Firefighters ponder newfound popularity
September 11, 2002
John Hemsley spent his vacation in Myrtle Beach, S.C., trying to hide. He dodged questions about what he did for a living and wore nothing affiliated with his work.
Giuliani rose to lead city in mourning
September 11, 2002
On the morning of Sept. 12, after 45 fitful minutes of sleep as his city smoldered and its people shuddered in shock, Rudolph Giuliani arose in the dark to await the sun.
Bush found calling on 9-11
September 11, 2002
A church sermon in Texas prodded George W. Bush toward the presidency, but he finally found his mission in the rubble of the World Trade Center.
Where were you Sept. 11?
September 11, 2002
Area residents talk about where they were on Sept. 11, 2001, and how their lives have been affected since.
Date looms large in artwork
Lawrence residents’ Sept. 11 images chosen for D.C. exhibit
September 11, 2002
When the World Trade Center and the Pentagon were attacked a year ago, the nation’s artists mourned alongside every other American.
Dozens missing as floods sweep France
September 11, 2002
Flooding and heavy rain in southeastern France have claimed the lives of 26 people, authorities said Tuesday. Rescuers were searching for dozens of others reported missing.
Nature center fears SLT effects
32nd Street route would be disruptive, Prairie Park officials say
September 11, 2002
Prairie Park Nature Center might have a little less nature if the South Lawrence Trafficway is completed along 32nd Street. Marty Birrell, a nature interpretive supervisor at the center, told a meeting of the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Advisory Board that a highway would cut off a natural pathway for animals between the Baker Wetlands and Prairie Park.
Lawrence abortion clinic closes because of funding woes
September 11, 2002
A Lawrence abortion clinic one of a handful in Kansas has gone out of business. “We just don’t have the funds to keep functioning. We’ve run up as much debt as we could manage. Essentially, we don’t have operating capital at all,” said Dr. Kristin Neuhaus, who had operated a clinic in Lawrence since 1997.
Local Briefs
September 11, 2002
Water boil order lifted Fellowship: Professor receives final Kemper award of year Clinton Lake: Firms interviewed for planning park National Heritage area: Report: Area not yet ready for designation
Gasoline Prices: Pump Patrol seeks deals
September 11, 2002
The Journal-World has found a gasoline price as low as $1.35 at Sam’s Food Mart, 1910 Haskell Ave. If you find a lower price, call us at 832-7154.
West Wing’ to lighten up
September 11, 2002
Aaron Sorkin, creator of “The West Wing,” is excited about the upcoming fourth season, mainly because “it’s no longer last season.” The third-season “West Wing” was thrown for a loop by Sept. 11 and never quite recovered.
Police find Noelle Bush with cocaine
September 11, 2002
Gov. Jeb Bush’s 25-year-old daughter was found with cocaine at an Orlando drug-rehabilitation center, police reported on Tuesday.
State horseshoes results
September 11, 2002
Jayni’s Kitchen’ cooks up trout
September 11, 2002
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Grilling Fresh Trout.” Host Jayni Carey, right, will prepare smoked trout, including the recipe below.
Old home town - 25 and 100 years ago today
September 11, 2002
Moments precious
September 11, 2002
Traumatic day
September 11, 2002
Change for better
September 11, 2002
Knights to have tryouts
September 11, 2002
The Kansas City Knights will hold a free agent tryout camp both Oct. 19 and 20 at the Johnson County Girls Athletic Assn, 20200 Johnson Drive in Shawnee.
Addicted America
September 11, 2002
Patriotic pride
September 11, 2002
Be safe
September 11, 2002
Trivial worries
September 11, 2002
Housing impact
September 11, 2002
Firefighters, friends
September 11, 2002
Bush to ask United Nations to ‘deal with problem’ of Iraq
September 11, 2002
President Bush said Tuesday he will ask the United Nations “to deal with the problem” of Iraq and dispatched top members of his national security team to Capitol Hill to talk to skeptical lawmakers.
Iraqi calls for Arab attacks if U.S. strikes
September 11, 2002
An Iraqi vice president threatened Tuesday to engulf the United States in a wider conflict if his country is attacked, urging Arabs outside Iraq to respond by striking at U.S. interests all over the world.
Lawrence technology center adds clients
Organization still seeks incubator facility for start-up, high-tech businesses
September 11, 2002
The Lawrence Regional Technology Center is assisting three new companies hoping to capitalize on research conducted at Kansas University.
Lawmakers seek Stewart probe
Committee asks Justice Department to begin criminal investigation
September 11, 2002
Lawmakers asked the Justice Department on Tuesday to begin a criminal investigation into whether Martha Stewart lied to a House committee trying to determine if she received inside information before selling her ImClone stock.
Aquila to sell its stake in UnitedNetworks
September 11, 2002
Aquila Inc. has agreed to sell its stake in UnitedNetworks Ltd. to a New Zealand electric company, marking the Kansas City, Mo.-based energy company’s biggest sale to date.
Study links brain tumors to analog cell phones
September 11, 2002
In what could bolster an $800 million lawsuit against Motorola and major cell phone carriers, a new study found a possible link between older cell phones and brain tumors.
9-11 coverage saturates networks
September 11, 2002
Television will be forever linked to the events of Sept. 11, 2001. Millions of Americans and billions around the globe first learned of the hateful attacks via television.
Glassjaw still forerunner of hardcore music
September 11, 2002
The ultimate legacy of New York City hardcore may not be the music that sprang from it while the scene was thriving but the tributaries that emerged once it imploded.
Donations sought for memorial to former resident and 9-11 victim
September 11, 2002
Lawrence Schools Foundation is accepting donations to “Books for Centennial,” a memorial established in memory of Leslie Whittington, a former Lawrence resident who died Sept. 11, 2001.
Test pilot’s widow critical of NTSB
Agency yet to issue report on 2000 crash
September 11, 2002
The widow of a test pilot who died in a plane crash almost two years ago is upset that investigators still have not determined what caused the accident. Carol Fiore has written the National Transportation Safety Board asking why it is taking so long to get information about the crash.
Eighth straight defeat at home ties KC record - White sox 12, Royals 4
September 11, 2002
Jeff Liefer hit his first career grand slam, and Paul Konerko drove in three runs to reach 100 RBIs as the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals, 12-4, Tuesday night. The Royals tied a club record with their eighth straight loss at home.
PGA Tour board mulls reduction in size of fields
September 11, 2002
Some players have suggested smaller fields might improve the pace of play, although that’s not the reason the PGA Tour policy board is considering reducing the number of players in as many as 10 tournaments next year.
On the record
September 11, 2002
U.N. opens 57th session by admitting Switzerland
September 11, 2002
Under heavy security, the U.N. General Assembly convened its 57th annual session on Tuesday, preparing for two weeks of debate over the prospect of war or peace for Iraq.
Colorado city bans all outdoor watering
September 11, 2002
Dozens of city employees went door-to-door Tuesday, ordering residents to turn off their sprinkler systems and stop all outdoor watering or face strict penalties.
Panel recommends seeking help in attaining heritage designation
September 11, 2002
Lawrence and Douglas County have a long way to go before earning a National Heritage Area designation, Judge Deanell Tacha said Tuesday. But, she said, it’s an effort that should be made. “We have a great story to tell,” she said.
Schurer services
September 11, 2002
Homer Jack Edwards
September 11, 2002
Ruth M. Sawyer
September 11, 2002
Chiefs plan special place for remnant
KC helmet extracted from WTC rubble
September 11, 2002
A small replica of a football found among the debris of the World Trade Center will take an honored place today in the locker room of the Kansas City Chiefs.
OU moves on after scare
Sooners must tweak offense to fit return of Hybl
September 11, 2002
Having survived a scare from Alabama, No. 2 Oklahoma now begins a three-week stretch that should allow the Sooners a chance to work on problem areas.
City gymnastics
September 11, 2002
Angel under investigation for alleged sexual assualt
September 11, 2002
Angels ace Jarrod Washburn is under investigation by Anaheim police in an alleged sexual assault, the team said Tuesday. The 28-year-old Washburn has not been charged and the case has yet to be turned over to the Orange County district attorney’s office, said Scott Boras, Washburn’s agent.
Baseball Briefs
September 11, 2002
Yankees won’t discipline Wells Ishii has surgery, will remain in hospital Cubs fine Huntley
Florida’s failings not all Zook’s fault
September 11, 2002
Questioning new Florida coach Ron Zook is as popular in Gainesville this week as doing the Gator Chomp. The less popular, but more accurate thing to do is to take an unflinching look at Steve Spurrier the kind of players he recruited, and the team he left behind.
Roberts, Brownback back drought relief, deride farm bill
September 11, 2002
With plains across Kansas looking more like the desert, Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts defied the White House Tuesday by voting in favor of nearly $6 billion in aid to drought-ravaged producers.
Palestinian militant group pledges end to attacks
September 11, 2002
Yasser Arafat’s Fatah movement pledged for the first time Tuesday to try to stop attacks on Israeli civilians by its militiamen, creating a small opening for a truce. Other militant groups said attacks would continue.
Anniversary observed around the world
September 11, 2002
New Zealand and Australia commemorated the Sept. 11 attacks today and similar ceremonies were planned worldwide, even as terrorism concerns spurred the United States to keep several embassies closed and increase security at others.
Second rape of weekend reported in city
September 11, 2002
Lawrence Police are seeking two men believed to have raped an 18-year-old woman at a weekend party. The woman told police Sunday evening that the men raped her about 3:30 a.m. during a small party at a private residence in western Lawrence, Sgt. Mike Pattrick said.
Sociologist makes ‘cheeseburger connection’ on attitudes toward America
September 11, 2002
Norm Yetman, a sociology professor at Kansas University, was pleasantly surprised Tuesday when more than 300 students showed for a lecture that, in years past, might have drawn a handful of colleagues.
Red Cross offering counseling, support and tissues
September 11, 2002
Red Cross chapters are operating a mental-health hot line, setting up “comfort stations” with food and tissues and making grief counselors available to help people deal with the emotions unleashed by today’s anniversary of the terrorist attacks.
Ruth M. Sawyer
September 11, 2002
No services are planned for Ruth M. Sawyer, 96, Lawrence. Mrs. Sawyer died Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2002, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Schurer services
September 11, 2002
Mass of Christian Burial for Patricia Ann Schurer, 60, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery. Mrs. Schurer died Monday, Sept. 9, 2002, at her home.
William Rogers
September 11, 2002
Kansas football aide Conatser calls it quits
September 11, 2002
Kansas University offensive line coach Ken Conatser has resigned two games into the football season. Head coach Mark Mangino, speaking at his Tuesday media session, said Conatser left KU “for personal reasons.” He declined to elaborate or take questions about the surprise departure.
Senior Hurst moving from tight end to offensive line
September 11, 2002
Senior David Hurst wasn’t playing much at tight end, so he went looking for another position. “David Hurst came to me and asked if he could be moved to the offensive line,” Kansas football coach Mark Mangino said Tuesday during his weekly news conference. “He thinks we can use some help up there.”