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KU blows by Bears - Kansas 44, Southwest Missouri State 24
Special teams spark Kansas to first victory
September 15, 2002
Kansas University had been sorely lacking in big plays from its defense and special teams. Both units delivered Saturday night at Memorial Stadium as the Jayhawks (1-2) claimed their first victory of the Mark Mangino era a 44-24 rout of Southwest Missouri State (2-1).
Mary Thomas
September 15, 2002
Mass of Christian Burial for Mary Thomas, 92, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at St. John the Evangelist Catholic Church. Burial will be in Oak Hill Cemetery. Mrs. Thomas died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
Marjorie Louise McCrum
September 15, 2002
Keith Gordon Lucas
September 15, 2002
Baker bashes Avila
September 15, 2002
If Baker University football fans were watching Ramon Barber on Saturday night at Liston Stadium, they probably didn’t get a good look at the Wildcats’ new uniforms. The sophomore running back was an orange-and-navy streak scampering down the sidelines.
Scholarship winners
September 15, 2002
The following 25 Kansas University students each won a scholarship worth $1,000 at Saturday’s KU game.
National League Roundup: Arizona tops Milwaukee
September 15, 2002
Randy Johnson praised his bullpen, even though he didn’t need it to earn his career-high 22nd victory. “Offense, run support, good defense and a good bullpen,” Johnson said about the reasons for his recent dominance.
FAA orders inspections for newest Boeing 737s
September 15, 2002
The government ordered inspections Saturday of the latest generation of Boeing 737s flying worldwide to see if any have potentially defective flight control modules that could make the planes hard to control.
Local Briefs
September 15, 2002
Peace advocates stage second rally this month Atchison: Training manager burned in explosion goes home History: Baldwin event celebrates vintage locomotives Politics: Republican group backs Sebelius for governor
Pride, sadness mark Haskell center opening
September 15, 2002
The black-and-white photographs were proudly displayed Saturday and the scent of sawdust was still in the air as dozens of wet shoes tramped in and out of the new Museum and Cultural Center at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Students profit at home opener
KU First passes out scholarships to 25 selected football fans
September 15, 2002
A split-second decision at Saturday’s Kansas University football game left KU sophomore David Doeren $1,000 richer. The Topeka business major had a game ticket and was planning to walk into Memorial Stadium with his grandfather, a season-ticket holder.
Arrests touted as evidence that anti-terror tactics work
September 15, 2002
The Bush administration Saturday hailed anti-terrorism arrests from suburban Buffalo, N.Y., to Karachi, Pakistan, and promised to tighten the noose on al-Qaida and the terrorism cells it supports.
President challenges U.N. on Iraq
September 15, 2002
President Bush Saturday urged the United Nations to “show some backbone” and move against Iraqi leader Saddam Hussein in a last chance to “prove its relevance.” “Enough is enough,” Bush declared. “The U.N. will either be able to function as a peacekeeping body as we head into the 21st century, or it will be irrelevant.
Lawrence bands take rain check on parade
September 15, 2002
It wasn’t so much the presence of Saturday’s drizzle that dampened the annual Band Day parade for parents of Lawrence high school students. It was the absence of their children. Worried that the rain would damage instruments and uniforms, the directors of the Free State and Lawrence high school bands pulled the student musicians from the parade.
Westar board says company is no Enron
But consumer advocates claim troubling similarities, call for audit
September 15, 2002
Consumer advocates are calling for an audit of Westar Energy’s management practices and the millions of dollars paid to the struggling utility’s top executives. But company board members with Lawrence ties insist the state’s largest energy utility is well-run or they decline to discuss the matter.
Shariah’s death row full of political pawns
Stoning sentences surge in Nigeria’s predominantly Islamic north
September 15, 2002
When her time to die comes, convicted adulteress Amina Lawal will be buried up to her neck in sand. When only her head remains exposed, those watching will be invited to throw stones until the 30-year-old single mother is dead.
Wichita Boeing workers outvoted on strike
September 15, 2002
Machinists at The Boeing Co.’s Wichita plant scraped together enough votes to strike, but they were outvoted by the union’s larger Seattle membership, a union official said Saturday.
Turon residents receive $10 gifts
September 15, 2002
White envelopes containing $10 bills have been arriving mysteriously in the mailboxes of residents of this small, south-central Kansas town. The identify of the gift-giver is unknown. And that has both confused and delighted residents of Turon, population 436.
Intense campus marketing ranges from chocolate to chili peppers
September 15, 2002
The phenomenon of inter-campus marketing may be most intense among graduate and professional programs, whose rise or fall in similar rankings by U.S. News and other periodicals can have a precipitous effect on the number of students who apply or recruiters who visit.
Old home town - 25, 40 and 100 years ago today
September 15, 2002
Past ‘victims’
September 15, 2002
Real globalization
September 15, 2002
Outside’ cat
September 15, 2002
Get real on Iraq
September 15, 2002
Campaign goes on as Florida seeks uncounted votes
September 15, 2002
Workers waded through stacks of voting machines Saturday, pulling them out one by one in a search for uncounted votes from Florida’s disputed Democratic primary. At the same time, leading candidate Bill McBride was back on the campaign trail, saying it was time to get past the primary election fiasco and work on unseating Gov. Jeb Bush.
Lawrence Commuter Report
September 15, 2002
Barry Arthur Tucker II
September 15, 2002
Gabriel Levi Hellyer
September 15, 2002
Networks list guest lineups for Sunday news shows
September 15, 2002
Guest lineup for the Sunday TV news shows:
Williams miffed at Graves
KU newcomer reports out of shape
September 15, 2002
Big Jeff Graves reported to Kansas University this semester more than a little out of shape. He’s so out of shape … “I was really ticked at Jeff,” KU basketball coach Roy Williams said of the former Iowa Community College forward who is listed at 6-foot-9, 275 pounds, but reported to KU at a whopping 293.
Green sparks running game
Freshman ‘sore, real sore’ after rushing for 131 yards
September 15, 2002
After two losses and a change of offensive line coaches, Kansas University finally had its running game going Saturday night. Red-shirt freshman Clark Green rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also led the Jayhawks with four catches for 54 yards against Southwest Missouri State.
Bears QB lauds Mangino
Injured Porter said Jayhawks’ first-year coach ‘a class act’
September 15, 2002
Southwest Missouri State quarterback Ryan Porter someday might forget the sack that knocked him out of Saturday’s KU-SMS football game at Memorial Stadium. The junior quarterback, however, says, “for the rest of my life I will never forget” what happened immediately after the fourth-quarter play in which he injured his right knee.
Roundup: Penn State stuns Nebraska
Nittany Lions pound Huskers, 40-7; USC clobbers Colorado, 40-3
September 15, 2002
After two years of losing records, Joe Paterno and Penn State are back in a big way. Larry Johnson and Michael Robinson had two touchdown runs apiece and Rich Gardner turned his first career interception into a TD as the Nittany Lions routed No. 8 Nebraska, 40-7, Saturday night.
LMH triathlon set for today at Lone Star
September 15, 2002
More than 400 participants are expected for today’s Lawrence Memorial Hospital Triathlon. Competition will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Lone Star Lake southwest of Lawrence. Race director Jim Whittaker reports 425 triathletes have signed up for the long- and short-course races.
Jayhawks flawless
KU sweeps Purdue for Classic title
September 15, 2002
Another tournament, another title for the Kansas University volleyball team. The Jayhawks defeated Purdue 30-19, 30-27, 30-23, and captured the Jayhawk Classic title on Saturday at the Horejsi Center. It marks the seventh straight regular-season tournament title Kansas has won, dating to 1999.
Principia too much for Haskell
September 15, 2002
Principia College wide receiver Luis Howes was left off the Panthers’ roster for Saturday’s game at Haskell Indian Nations University. HINU first-year coach Eric Brock probably wishes Howes had been left in Elsah, Ill.
Baker bashes Avila
September 15, 2002
If Baker University football fans were watching Ramon Barber on Saturday night at Liston Stadium, they probably didn’t get a good look at the Wildcats’ new uniforms. The sophomore running back was an orange-and-navy streak scampering down the sidelines.
Auto Racing Roundup: Newman prepares for late push
NASCAR rookie hopes to begin run at Winston Cup points title today at New Hampshire
September 15, 2002
Rookie Ryan Newman, coming off consecutive second-place finishes, has more on his mind than just winning for the first time in his Winston Cup career. Although he’s 10th in the series standings, the 24-year-old driver is thinking about winning the championship in the last 10 races.
Greene’s world record falls
Montgomery sets standard in 100-meter dash
September 15, 2002
American Tim Montgomery turned the late-season IAAF Grand Prix Final into his showcase. Montgomery set a world record in the 100 meters Saturday, clocking 9.78 seconds and dethroning Maurice Greene as the king of sprint.
To seed or not to seed
September 15, 2002
Many gardeners consider fall the best time of the year. Warm days and cool nights help rejuvenate an otherwise lackluster landscape. However, sparse rains and late season heat have left many homeowners asking, “Is my lawn still alive?” A logical question as once lush green grass looks brown and dead.
Bloom boom
Matchette won’t let adverse conditions harm her garden
September 15, 2002
By the time late summer rolls around, most gardens have paid dearly. Unrelenting heat, way too little rainfall and winds that seem oven dried have stressed our plants to the max. Yet the garden of Julie Matchette is going strong.
Tangier returns to good graces
Legendary Moroccan city attracts attention after years of official neglect
September 15, 2002
Paul Bowles, Tangier’s longtime American resident who wrote “The Sheltering Sky” and put this legendary city of sin and ennui on the map, is gone. So, too, is Hassan II, the king who hated the city and the rest of northern Morocco as much as Bowles loved its intrigue, haunting music and best-known products, hashish and marijuana.
Medicated gum may improve oral health
September 15, 2002
A couple of pieces of medicated gum a day may keep the dentist away, at least for frail senior citizens.
Memory of details fades, but it’s a natural process
September 15, 2002
Whether slapped on a car bumper or scrawled in a high school yearbook, the pledge to “never forget” may be true metaphorically, but it’s a lie.
Caretaker training offered
September 15, 2002
Through a grant from the Sunflower Foundation, Kansas Advocates for Better Care (KABC) is sponsoring training sessions throughout the state in which a registered nurse will give instruction and assistance to caregivers. Watch for announcements in your area.
Seniors find rejuvenation with exercise
Faithful chi kung students claim wellness
September 15, 2002
Twice a week, about 100 people gather under a giant banyan tree at the foot of Diamond Head to closely follow the body motions and breathing of a martial arts master who believes “health is wealth” but it should be free.
Houses of future’ smarter, more convenient
Companies create closet that picks clothes, toilet that analyzes urine and sends to doctor
September 15, 2002
Not sure what to wear for that high school reunion? Just ask your closet. Wondering how to get rid of that pimple on your chin? Consult the mirror for advice on clear skin. Japan’s leading electronics companies are hard at work trying to make this nation’s notoriously cramped houses smarter and more convenient with a high-tech touch.
Firm seeks to be vital on Web
VitalSeek offers search engine on health issues
September 15, 2002
The way VitalSeek chief operating officer Scott McWilliams sees it, the Internet is the world’s greatest medical library. The problem is, it doesn’t have a librarian. That’s the role he hopes his Overland Park-based company will fill.
Pet food labels full of information
September 15, 2002
Ever try to claw your way through the information on a bag of dog or cat food? Ever wonder whether manufacturers are using less-than-healthful filler in your precious puppy’s chow mix?
Conductor eager to direct Mozart, Copland works
September 15, 2002
Timothy Hankewich signed on to conduct the season opener for the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra because of two compositions on the program: Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Jupiter” symphony.
Accessories add punch to outfit
September 15, 2002
The perfect accessory adds the proper punctuation to an outfit. If you’re looking for an exclamation point this fall, try an oversized bag, a touch of the Wild West or an exotic animal print.
Ailey Male Trio to dance at arts center
September 15, 2002
The Ailey Male Trio, three male dancers of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theatre, will perform at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. A Meet the Artist reception will be after the performance.
Collage Concert blends the fine arts
September 15, 2002
The Third Annual Collage Concert, sponsored by the Kansas University School of Fine Arts, will begin at 7:30 p.m. Friday at the Lied Center. The Collage Concert showcases works by KU visual and performing art students and faculty in a fast-paced, non-stop, 90-minute format.
What are you reading?
September 15, 2002
Eggers embracing publishing industry
September 15, 2002
Many who read Dave Eggers’ “A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius” held the memoir close to their hearts, while the contrarian writer worked hard to put the publishing industry at a distance.
Unlocking the Sky’ reveals race over development of airplane
September 15, 2002
As we approach the 100th anniversary of Orville Wright’s solo flight near Kitty Hawk, N.C., we can expect to be overloaded with accounts of the noble brothers. They’re part of American lore, of course, enterprising bicycle repairmen from Dayton, Ohio, who finally broke our earthly bonds with powered flight.
Short story author has success in debut collection
September 15, 2002
Read the stories in “You Are Not a Stranger Here” and you might expect author Adam Haslett to be a dark, brooding man with a few nervous twitches and a taste for prescription drugs.
C-SPAN founder knocks the media
September 15, 2002
Brian Lamb admits it. C-SPAN isn’t always sexy. “We are boring some days, primarily because we are real life,” the network’s founder and CEO said. “And real life isn’t a kidnapped baby every day and hype.”
Arts notes
September 15, 2002
Spencer Museum slates black-tie gala John Brown relative to give program Professor to talk about dinosaurs Events features East Indian music Lawrence quilter in show in Sedan
Extra toes don’t inhibit cats
September 15, 2002
Sometimes we encounter “bigfooted” cats, which upon closer inspection, have extra toes. Usually, cats have five toes on each front foot and four on each back foot. Yet polydactyly (literally “many fingers”) is a genetic anomaly that results from a spontaneous mutation of a single gene.
Sideboard solves storage woes
September 15, 2002
Storage in the kitchen is easy there are cabinets and drawers. But storage in the dining room for silverware, table linens and serving pieces is always hard to find.
Ferne Thomsen
September 15, 2002
Marjorie Louise McCrum
September 15, 2002
Fort Scott  Services for Marjorie Louise McCrum, 90, Presbyterian Village, will be at 2 p.m. Wednesday at First United Methodist Church, Fort Scott. Burial will follow in Centerville Cemetery. Mrs. McCrum died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Mercy Health Center in Fort Scott.
Conductor eager to direct Mozart, Copland works
September 15, 2002
Timothy Hankewich signed on to conduct the season opener for the Lawrence Chamber Orchestra because of two compositions on the program: Aaron Copland’s “Appalachian Spring” and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s “Jupiter” symphony.
KU sweeps Purdue for Classic title
September 15, 2002
Another tournament, another title for the Kansas University volleyball team. The Jayhawks defeated Purdue 30-19, 30-27, 30-23, and captured the Jayhawk Classic title on Saturday at the Horejsi Center. It marks the seventh straight regular-season tournament title Kansas has won, dating to 1999.
after rushing for 131 yards
September 15, 2002
After two losses and a change of offensive line coaches, Kansas University finally had its running game going Saturday night. Red-shirt freshman Clark Green rushed for 131 yards and two touchdowns and also led the Jayhawks with four catches for 54 yards against Southwest Missouri State.
Gabriel Levi Hellyer
September 15, 2002
Memorial services for Gabriel Levi Hellyer, 17, Lawrence, will be at 7 p.m. Friday at Victory Bible Church. Mr. Hellyer died Saturday, Sept. 14, 2002.
KU newcomer reports out of shape
September 15, 2002
Big Jeff Graves reported to Kansas University this semester more than a little out of shape. He’s so out of shape … “I was really ticked at Jeff,” KU basketball coach Roy Williams said of the former Iowa Community College forward who is listed at 6-foot-9, 275 pounds, but reported to KU at a whopping 293.
Barry Arthur Tucker II
September 15, 2002
Memorial services for Barry Arthur Tucker II, 55, Lawrence, will be announced at a later date. He was cremated. Mr. Tucker died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at his home from natural causes.
Gallery courts contemporary creations
September 15, 2002
A trio of young artists see a gap in the visual arts scene in Lawrence and they’re taking steps to change that landscape. Paragraph, a gallery dedicated to showing contemporary art by emerging or established artists, opened earlier this month at 701 Mass.
Lawrence actress takes on Patsy Cline role
September 15, 2002
Annette Cook has been grooming herself for the lead role of “Always  Patsy Cline” for decades. In the 1980s while living in New York City as a struggling actress, she and her friends put together a country-western band called Rock Therapy and played the nightclub circuit.
September 15, 2002
The controversial Ohio street properties need to be removed or razed and replaced as soon as possible. The three properties in the 1300 block of Ohio Street, points of controversy for months, amount to dilapidated, infested, rotting slum-like dwellings which should be torn down.
LHS cross country takes two titles
September 15, 2002
Lawrence High’s cross country teams swept the Topeka West Invitational, claiming the boys’ and girls’ titles Saturday. The boys’ team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, came in as favorites, but it was the LHS girls’ squad that stole the show.
But consumer advocates claim troubling similarities, call for audit
September 15, 2002
Consumer advocates are calling for an audit of Westar Energy’s management practices and the millions of dollars paid to the struggling utility’s top executives. But company board members with Lawrence ties insist the state’s largest energy utility is well-run  or they decline to discuss the matter.
Lawrence bands take rain check on parade
September 15, 2002
It wasn’t so much the presence of Saturday’s drizzle that dampened the annual Band Day parade for parents of Lawrence high school students. It was the absence of their children. Worried that the rain would damage instruments and uniforms, the directors of the Free State and Lawrence high school bands pulled the student musicians from the parade.
Ferne Thomsen
September 15, 2002
Forest Park, Ill. Â Graveside services for Ferne Thomsen, 90, Lawrence, Kan., will be at 10 a.m. Tuesday at Woodlawn Cemetery, Forest Park. Mrs. Thomsen died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Center in Lawrence, Kan.
Briefly
September 15, 2002
Toronto: Canada denied access to teen captured by U.S. United Nations: Arab nations urge Iraq to allow U.N. inspectors Iraq: Former U.S. senator pans talk of unprovoked attack
Arts notes
September 15, 2002
Artists to pair for show at KU Bluegrass musicians gather for annual event Australian guitarist to appear at Baker RV, boat show coming to Kansas City Quilters to hang works in Crown Center KU design professor wins Fulbright grant ‘Parade’ features hundreds of KC-area houses Textile art on display at Watkins Museum Woodwind players plan concert, school programs
Arts notes
September 15, 2002
Paintings of Lawrence scenes on display Texas singer-songwriter to play at ECM building More than 200 artists in Plaza Art Fair
Arkansas City native spills feeling onto paper
September 15, 2002
Kansas-born Frank Marshall Davis was 6 feet, 1 inch the day he graduated high school  but, according to his memoir, he felt 1 foot, 6. It wasn’t family who made him feel small. Davis’ mother and grandmother were positive influences, says John Edgar Tidwell, a Kansas University English professor.
September 15, 2002
Southwest Missouri State quarterback Ryan Porter someday might forget the sack that knocked him out of Saturday’s KU-SMS football game at Memorial Stadium. The junior quarterback, however, says, “for the rest of my life I will never forget” what happened immediately after the fourth-quarter play in which he injured his right knee.
Special teams spark Kansas to first victory
September 15, 2002
Kansas University had been sorely lacking in big plays from its defense and special teams. Both units delivered Saturday night at Memorial Stadium as the Jayhawks (1-2) claimed their first victory of the Mark Mangino era  a 44-24 rout of Southwest Missouri State (2-1).
for a day
September 15, 2002
Records are indeed made to be broken. Even 43-year-old records the record-setter can’t remember. Up in Suite 601 at Memorial Stadium, former Kansas University football All-American John Hadl watched with delight Saturday night as red-shirt freshman Greg Heaggans returned four kickoffs for 195 yards, including a 100-yard TD gallop with the opening kickoff.
To seed or not to seed
September 15, 2002
Many gardeners consider fall the best time of the year. Warm days and cool nights help rejuvenate an otherwise lackluster landscape. However, sparse rains and late season heat have left many homeowners asking, “Is my lawn still alive?” A logical question as once lush green grass looks brown and dead.
Pride, sadness mark Haskell center opening
September 15, 2002
The black-and-white photographs were proudly displayed Saturday and the scent of sawdust was still in the air as dozens of wet shoes tramped in and out of the new Museum and Cultural Center at Haskell Indian Nations University.
Bush talks of need for Palestinian state, minister says
September 15, 2002
In his first-ever discussion with a Palestinian Authority official, President Bush said statehood was a prerequisite for ending Palestinian suffering, the official said Saturday.
On the record
September 15, 2002
Kansas losing about 10 WWII veterans each day
September 15, 2002
They once were the band of brothers, comrades in arms who fought tyranny to preserve a nation’s freedom. Six decades later, those World War II veterans are growing fewer in number each day, and most Kansans now have no firsthand memory of those years.
Tobacco war money goes up in smoke
September 15, 2002
In these troubled times, it’s nice to know that there is one thing that can always bring a smile to our faces, and maybe even cause us to laugh so hard that we cry.
Nonvoters miss out on exciting races
September 15, 2002
If the midterm election were a Broadway-bound show, it would have folded by now. The turnouts in the primaries the equivalent of out-of-town tryouts have been miserable. Voters have stayed away from the polls in droves.
Colleges lobbying to boost rankings
September 15, 2002
In the perpetual race to raise their national profiles, college leaders are starting to advertise themselves to an unlikely audience: each other. At stake are the “academic reputation” ratings that help mold the popular but controversial “America’s Best Colleges” rankings by U.S. News & World Report.
Mary Thomas
September 15, 2002
Willie and Joe’s creator in new battle
WWII veterans making pilgrimage to bedside of ailing cartoonist
September 15, 2002
When the strangers come to visit the old sergeant, they offer keepsakes from more than half a century ago: Faded black-and-white photos of themselves in uniform, yellowed newspaper clippings and dog-eared cartoons of GIs Willie and Joe.
Byrd, Royals topple Tigers
Sweeney’s two RBIs, help ace improve to 16-11
September 15, 2002
After two rough starts in a row, Paul Byrd found the perfect antidote for his slump an outing against the Detroit Tigers. Byrd pitched a four-hitter for his AL-leading seventh complete game and Mike Sweeney had two RBIs, helping the Kansas City Royals beat Detroit, 5-1, Saturday.
Roundup: A’s squeak past M’s in 1-0 pitchers’ duel
September 15, 2002
Tim Hudson pitched a four-hitter to win his seventh straight decision, defeating the Seattle Mariners, 1-0, Saturday. Hudson (14-9) had to be good to beat soft-throwing lefty Jamie Moyer (13-8), who did not allow an earned run in eight innings.
U.S. bishops come under increasing fire for new policy on child-abusing priests
September 15, 2002
The reforms were meant to restore trust and end a crisis. But three months after America’s Roman Catholic bishops promised to aggressively discipline priests who molest children, resistance to their policy is intensifying and the plan could be coming undone.
LHS cross country takes two titles
September 15, 2002
Lawrence High’s cross country teams swept the Topeka West Invitational, claiming the boys’ and girls’ titles Saturday. The boys’ team, ranked No. 1 in Class 6A, came in as favorites, but it was the LHS girls’ squad that stole the show.
Jayhawks juggernaut for a day
September 15, 2002
Records are indeed made to be broken. Even 43-year-old records the record-setter can’t remember. Up in Suite 601 at Memorial Stadium, former Kansas University football All-American John Hadl watched with delight Saturday night as red-shirt freshman Greg Heaggans returned four kickoffs for 195 yards, including a 100-yard TD gallop with the opening kickoff.
Arkansas City native spills feeling onto paper
September 15, 2002
Kansas-born Frank Marshall Davis was 6 feet, 1 inch the day he graduated high school but, according to his memoir, he felt 1 foot, 6. It wasn’t family who made him feel small. Davis’ mother and grandmother were positive influences, says John Edgar Tidwell, a Kansas University English professor.
Lawrence actress takes on Patsy Cline role
September 15, 2002
Annette Cook has been grooming herself for the lead role of “Always Patsy Cline” for decades. In the 1980s while living in New York City as a struggling actress, she and her friends put together a country-western band called Rock Therapy and played the nightclub circuit.
C-SPAN founder knocks the media
September 15, 2002
Brian Lamb admits it. C-SPAN isn’t always sexy. “We are boring some days, primarily because we are real life,” the network’s founder and CEO said. “And real life isn’t a kidnapped baby every day and hype.”
Indians slip, slide way past Lions - SM North 39, Lawrence High 28
September 15, 2002
Thanks to a night of rain and a football game that afternoon, the field at Haskell Stadium wasn’t fit for a rodeo by the time Lawrence High and Shawnee Mission North played Saturday night.
Principia too much for Haskell
September 15, 2002
Principia College wide receiver Luis Howes was left off the Panthers’ roster for Saturday’s game at Haskell Indian Nations University. HINU first-year coach Eric Brock probably wishes Howes had been left in Elsah, Ill.
VitalSeek offers search engine on health issues
September 15, 2002
The way VitalSeek chief operating officer Scott McWilliams sees it, the Internet is the world’s greatest medical library. The problem is, it doesn’t have a librarian. That’s the role he hopes his Overland Park-based company will fill.
Briefly
September 15, 2002
Liberia: President lifts state of emergency Germany: Yeltsin has “routine checkup” in Berlin India: Earthquake hits India’s southeast, two killed
Briefly
September 15, 2002
Guatemala City: Mob kills police officer after deadly shooting Colombia: Alleged drug smuggler captured by authorities South Korea: Plans to reconnect roads, rail proceed Beijing: Deaths reported after food poisonings India: Suicide attacks feared in Kashmir elections Dominican Republic: Blackouts spur violent protests Rome: Thousands rally against prime minister Colombia: Soldiers free teen from guerrilla captors Lithuania: More remains unearthed from Napoleon’s army
Briefly
September 15, 2002
Washington, D.C.: Gore’s son ticketed for drunken driving New York: Sailboat armada honors 9-11 victims Minneapolis: Fugitive surrenders to Nader running mate North Carolina: Campaign workers get NRA escorts
Briefly
September 15, 2002
Minnesota: Governor vows Castro won’t dupe him Alabama: Tropical storm dumps rain on Gulf Coast Miami: Airport worker fired after evacuation Minneapolis: Financial adviser said to have looted millions Oregon: Death-with-dignity advocate dies at 73
t let adverse conditions harm her garden
September 15, 2002
By the time late summer rolls around, most gardens have paid dearly. Unrelenting heat, way too little rainfall and winds that seem oven dried have stressed our plants to the max. Yet the garden of Julie Matchette is going strong.
KU First passes out scholarships to 25 selected football fans
September 15, 2002
A split-second decision at Saturday’s Kansas University football game left KU sophomore David Doeren $1,000 richer. The Topeka business major had a game ticket and was planning to walk into Memorial Stadium with his grandfather, a season-ticket holder.
United Way sees bright future for campaign
September 15, 2002
Volunteers for the United Way of Douglas County got a bit wet Saturday as they tried to plant flowers and mulch yards in the rain, but organization officials say the fund-raising forecast is anything but gloomy.
Stackhouse teaches Simon work to KU students
September 15, 2002
For the past week, choreographer Sarah Stackhouse has been setting excerpts of Jose Limon’s “A Choreographic Offering” with Kansas University dance students. Stackhouse danced with the Jose Limon Company from 1958 to 1969 as a principal dancer and partner to its founder.
Our own fault
September 15, 2002
Lawrence district receives health grant
September 15, 2002
The Lawrence school district has received a $2,800 grant from the Kansas Health Foundation to help students get treatment for head lice.
Indians slip, slide way past Lions - SM North 39, Lawrence High 28
September 15, 2002
Thanks to a night of rain and a football game that afternoon, the field at Haskell Stadium wasn’t fit for a rodeo by the time Lawrence High and Shawnee Mission North played Saturday night.
Briefcase
September 15, 2002
Fund raiser: ‘Max and Friends’ to help Bert Nash health center Survey: Student loans affect consumers’ spending Motley Fool: Name that company
Carrying on a dancer’s legacy
Stackhouse teaches Simon work to KU students
September 15, 2002
For the past week, choreographer Sarah Stackhouse has been setting excerpts of Jose Limon’s “A Choreographic Offering” with Kansas University dance students. Stackhouse danced with the Jose Limon Company from 1958 to 1969 as a principal dancer and partner to its founder.
Americans remain somewhat on edge a year after 9-11
September 15, 2002
There’s been no repeat of last year’s Sept. 11 terror, so where’s the sigh of relief? A march of ever-shifting worries anthrax in the mail, explosives in shoes, fear of “dirty bombs,” a national terrorism alert bumped up to the second-highest level has kept the public on edge and undercut the comfort that passing time is supposed to bring.
Chiefs vow to shore up porous defense today against Jags
September 15, 2002
Eric Warfield feels almost as though he can lift up the top of Mark Brunell’s head and peer into his mind. The Kansas City cornerback believes he can see what the Jacksonville quarterback is thinking.
Glenn Beebe
September 15, 2002
Services for Glenn Beebe, 77, Fullerton, Calif., are pending and will be announced by Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Mr. Beebe died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, in Fullerton, Calif.
People
September 15, 2002
Seeking green for ‘Red Velvets’ Crooner immortalized in bronze San Sebastian honors trio Great forehand, greater being
Cutting-edge art
Gallery courts contemporary creations
September 15, 2002
A trio of young artists see a gap in the visual arts scene in Lawrence and they’re taking steps to change that landscape. Paragraph, a gallery dedicated to showing contemporary art by emerging or established artists, opened earlier this month at 701 Mass.
United Way sees bright future for campaign
September 15, 2002
Volunteers for the United Way of Douglas County got a bit wet Saturday as they tried to plant flowers and mulch yards in the rain, but organization officials say the fund-raising forecast is anything but gloomy.
U.N. would do well to listen to Bush
September 15, 2002
President Bush’s powerful and rigorously honest speech to the United Nations on Thursday was a Nixon-to-China moment.
Pre-emptive action on Iraq hardly ‘hasty’
September 15, 2002
Sen. John Kerry, the Massachusetts Democrat who aspires to be the 44th president, accuses the 43rd of “hasty war talk.” The adjective “hasty” suggests impetuousness.
Faulty ‘history’
September 15, 2002
The controversial Ohio street properties need to be removed or razed and replaced as soon as possible. The three properties in the 1300 block of Ohio Street, points of controversy for months, amount to dilapidated, infested, rotting slum-like dwellings which should be torn down.
Glenn Beebe
September 15, 2002
Top 25 Roundup: No. 20 Notre Dame remains perfect
September 15, 2002
With 21 seconds to go, cornerback Shane Walton slid to the grass on the Michigan 38-yard line after his interception, the football tucked safely away in his arms. At that moment, Notre Dame’s sellout crowd of 80,795 stood and cheered.
BU soccer ties
September 15, 2002
Matt Trumpp scored Baker’s lone goal in a 1-1, two-overtime tie with Park University on Saturday at BU.
Seabury goes 1-3
September 15, 2002
Lawrence Seabury Academy’s volleyball team won one of four matches Saturday at McLouth High.
Horoscopes
September 15, 2002
The Motley Fool
September 15, 2002
Name That Company Teens earning money Stop!
Business briefs
September 15, 2002
Finding pattern in stock market often not worth the time
September 15, 2002
In the movie “A Beautiful Mind,” a math genius becomes obsessed with patterns, believing he detects spy messages hidden in ordinary newspaper and magazine articles.
Keith Gordon Lucas
September 15, 2002
Graveside services for Keith Gordon Lucas, 85, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Monday at Oak Hill Cemetery. Mr. Lucas died Friday, Sept. 13, 2002, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital.
LMH triathlon set for today at Lone Star
September 15, 2002
More than 400 participants are expected for today’s Lawrence Memorial Hospital Triathlon. Competition will begin at 8:30 a.m. at Lone Star Lake southwest of Lawrence. Race director Jim Whittaker reports 425 triathletes have signed up for the long- and short-course races.
Bookstore
September 15, 2002
Lackawanna’s Yemeni community troubled by arrests
September 15, 2002
Members of the Yemeni community in this western New York city struggled Saturday to reconcile their identity as a hardworking and vital part of their town with allegations of a terrorist cell in their midst.
Arrest may yield al-Qaida secrets
Binalshibh said to be key figure in Hamburg terror cell
September 15, 2002
Germany’s investigation into the Hamburg suicide hijackers after the Sept. 11 attacks kept returning to one man: Ramzi Binalshibh. Binalshibh was apprehended this Sept. 11, in Karachi, Pakistan, after a raid by Pakistani and CIA operatives.
Rome grants citizenship to Nigerian woman sentenced to death for adultery
September 15, 2002
Rome conferred honorary citizenship on a Nigerian woman who was sentenced to death by stoning for adultery in her country but was acquitted on appeal following an international outcry.
Lawrence Briefs
September 15, 2002
Runza Restaurant robbed City soaks up more rain ‘Know Your Antiques’ focuses on paperweights