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Thunderstorms on the way
September 18, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 5:59 p.m.) A thunderstorm bringing rain, hail and winds up to 60 mph will blast through the Lawrence area late Wednesday night, says Ross Janssen, 6News meteorologist.
Brownback wants cancer deaths to be rare by 2015
September 18, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 3:15 p.m.) Saying everyone is touched by cancer including himself U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback has introduced a bill he hopes will put an emphasis on surviving cancer.
Details of Brownback’s cancer legislation
September 18, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 12:40 p.m.) The following are the details of the Cancer Act of 2002, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.
Woelfel services
September 18, 2002
Woelfel services
September 18, 2002
Services for Mary Frances Woelfel, 94, Lawrence, will be at 2 p.m. Saturday at Brandon Woods Retirement Community. Burial will be at a later date in Stillwater, Okla. Mrs. Woelfel died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Brandon Woods Retirement Community.
Wheeler services
September 18, 2002
Memorial services for Donald Eugene Wheeler, 85, Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Thursday at Trinity Episcopal Church. A private burial will be in Mount Hope Cemetery, Topeka. Mr. Wheeler died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor.
Mather services
September 18, 2002
Mabel F. Disque
September 18, 2002
Ottawa  Services for Mabel F. Disque, 89, Ottawa, will be at 2 p.m. Thursday at Dengel & Son Mortuary, Ottawa. Burial will be in Washington Creek Cemetery in Douglas County, west of Globe. Mrs. Disque died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at Ransom Memorial Hospital in Ottawa.
Mabel F. Disque
September 18, 2002
Wheeler services
September 18, 2002
Park blanks Baker
September 18, 2002
Janie Benoit scored the only goal Tuesday night, helping Park College defeat the Baker women’s soccer team, 1-0. It was the first loss to the season for Baker (4-1), which had 10 shots on goal. BU goalkeeper Beth Tindall stopped 10 shots.
KU mens golf 10th at Inverness Invitational
September 18, 2002
The Kansas University men’s golf team placed 10th after the final round of the 15-team Inverness Intercollegiate Invitational on Tuesday, registering a three-round total of 909 on the par-71 Inverness Country Club.
LHS soccer clips Indians
September 18, 2002
Josh Lorenzo converted a penalty kick in the final 80 seconds and Lawrence High picked up its first soccer victory of the season, 2-1 over Shawnee Mission North on Tuesday at the SM District fields.
College briefs
September 18, 2002
Sanctions upheld against Alabama UK’s bowl ban stands Clarett has knee surgery
Baseball Briefs
September 18, 2002
Rivera could be off DL by this weekend Finalists announced for Marvin Miller Award Twins’ outfielders Hunter, Jones injured
Bears coming out of hibernation
First-year coach Tedford has transformed Cal from 1-10 doormat to 3-0 Pac-10 contender
September 18, 2002
College football’s early-season shock Cal?! should be no surprise. The players who kept making plays Saturday at Michigan State did not overachieve. They finally achieved. That’s because they finally have a coach who is a crackerjack teacher, game-planner, motivator and quarterback-maker. From 1-10 mutts to 3-0 Jeff.
Ewing retires from NBA
Standout center hired as assistant by Washington Wizards
September 18, 2002
Patrick Ewing retired from the NBA on Tuesday, ending the 17-year career of one of the league’s greatest centers but leaving him short of his repeated promise to win a championship.
Trial begins for men accused of stabbing ex-Jayhawk Pierce
September 18, 2002
The trial of three men accused of stabbing Boston Celtics star Paul Pierce opened Tuesday with lawyers contending the suspects were wrongly identified in the nightclub fight two years ago.
Afghanistan wants U.S.’ full attention
September 18, 2002
Afghanistan’s young government is worried that President Bush will become so distracted by Iraq that he can’t focus on the continuing fight against terrorism in Afghanistan.
Bounty hunter awaits jury’s decision
September 18, 2002
A Douglas County jury late Tuesday began deliberating whether a 41-year-old bounty hunter was guilty of kidnapping, aggravated burglary and impersonating a police officer while serving a warrant at a Lawrence home.
Mass. St. garage gets OK to proceed
September 18, 2002
Three months after the city told her she could start, then made her stop, Kathe Alkoudsi finally can finish building her new garage. “You can’t imagine how frustrating it’s been,” she said Tuesday.
District likely to pick mix of options
September 18, 2002
DLR Group, an Overland Park consulting company hired by the district, will present elementary and junior high school master plan options to the school board. Options aren’t set in stone, and the school board will likely choose a combination of actions contained in the seven concepts for elementary schools and three ideas for junior highs.
Israel rejects Palestinian cease-fire proposal
September 18, 2002
Israeli Foreign Minister Shimon Peres’ office said Tuesday that the government had rejected a Palestinian cease-fire proposal during a meeting at U.N. headquarters.
Business Briefcase
September 18, 2002
Utility: Westar loses lawsuit Architecture Realtors give awards Wall Street: Earnings of interest
Iraq offer eases pressure to raise oil output
September 18, 2002
Iraq’s agreement to the return of weapons inspectors sent the price of oil futures lower Tuesday, easing pressure on OPEC ministers to boost output to ease price increases that had built on fears of war.
Stocks fall on economic news, McDonald’s warning
September 18, 2002
A drop in industrial production and a profit warning from McDonald’s Tuesday took a jab at investors’ already shaky confidence in the economy, prompting them to again sell off stocks. The Dow Jones industrials fell more than 170 points.
Industrial sector turns in worst performance of year
September 18, 2002
The nation’s industrial sector hardest hit by last year’s recession stumbled in August, with production falling for the first time in eight months. While the Federal Reserve’s report Tuesday disappointed economists, most viewed the development more as a rough patch than a sign that the economy might slide back into recession.
Hello, 911?
September 18, 2002
Home Depot boosts building permits
September 18, 2002
Nearly $4 million worth of work on a new Home Depot store at the northeast corner of 31st and Iowa streets was the largest construction project started in Lawrence during August, according to a recently released report by the city’s building inspections department.
Best Buy plans to open by fall 2003
September 18, 2002
Best Buy plans to open a store near 31st and Iowa streets by fall 2003, a company official said Tuesday. Company officials announced more than a year ago that they had plans to build a store next to the Home Depot being built on the northeast corner of 31st and Iowa streets.
Kansas gubernatorial candidates use farm tour to discuss agricultural issues
September 18, 2002
Gov. Bill Graves was joined on his annual farm tour Tuesday by two people hoping to succeed him. Republican gubernatorial nominee Tim Shallenburger and Democratic nominee Kathleen Sebelius took the opportunity to lay out their own positions on agricultural issues.
Board write-in campaign launched
September 18, 2002
Two State Board of Education members who lost Republican primaries to more conservative challengers are running as write-in candidates in the Nov. 5 general election. Val DeFever of Independence announced her bid Tuesday to prevent Iris Van Meter of Thayer from claiming the 9th District seat in southeast and central Kansas.
Judge holds Cabinet member in contempt
Interior Department called ‘an embarrassment’ to the executive branch in Indian trust case
September 18, 2002
Interior Secretary Gale Norton said she might appeal a judge’s decision holding her in contempt of court for failing to fix her department’s mismanagement of hundreds of millions of dollars of royalties from Indian land.
Kansas lawmakers consider tightening parole-violation laws
September 18, 2002
Kansas prison officials aggressively hunt offenders who don’t report to their parole officers, the state’s top prison official told lawmakers Tuesday. But Sen. David Adkins, a Leawood Republican and chairman of a House-Senate committee on corrections issues, said Tuesday that parole violators probably should be treated just like inmates who escape from prison.
Wake-up call
September 18, 2002
New ‘Celticgrass’ album sounds great
September 18, 2002
Pears used in low-fat entree
September 18, 2002
Bartlett pears in a port-reduction sauce are served with herbed pork tenderloin in this stylish but simple, low-fat entree. The blend of flavors has a taste of fall in its origins a sweet touch of the fruit harvest season.
Sculptor’s artistic vision shows lack of foresight
September 18, 2002
The city wants to put up a marble sculpture of the Roman God Janus, but the plan appears to have a bit of a blind spot. The 36-ton sculpture of Janus the god of beginnings usually depicted with two bearded heads facing in opposite directions has noses sticking out more than 2 feet, starting nearly 5 feet above a plaza.
Economic woes plague Japan
September 18, 2002
Frustration stains the voice of Prime Minister Junichiro Koizumi a melancholy hue as he drones on about Japan’s ailing economy and the vested interests that have strafed and bombed his now-tattered reform program.
Terrific tailgating calls or preparation, team spirit
September 18, 2002
You’ve been hosting backyard barbecues all summer, but now it’s time to take the show on the road. Tailgating season when American families and friends pack up the party and follow their favorite teams has begun.
Wildlife help
September 18, 2002
Riot police disband protest in Paraguay
September 18, 2002
Police fired tear gas and water cannons to clear thousands of anti-government demonstrators from the capital’s main square Tuesday, injuring at least 40 protesters.
Daily Ticker
September 18, 2002
An ECO2 voice
September 18, 2002
Pit bull reality
September 18, 2002
Abortion view
September 18, 2002
National League Roundup: Expos top Marlins in marathon
Montreal scores 4 runs in top of 14th inning, trips Florida 8-5
September 18, 2002
By the time the game was finished, the players in the clubhouses nearly matched the total of fans in the stands. Jamey Carroll hit a tiebreaking single and Jose Vidro followed with a three-run homer in the 14th inning, helping the Montreal Expos beat the Florida Marlins 8-5 Tuesday night.
Haskell fights rumors of closing
HINU president says school will stay open
September 18, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University President Karen Swisher met with student leaders Tuesday to quash rumors the university would soon close. “Haskell is not closing,” Swisher said. “Our budget is tight, and we are making some hard reviews, but we are not closing. I want to be very clear about that.”
American League Roundup: Orioles blast past Jays
Baltimore belts five homers in 10-4 rout of Toronto
September 18, 2002
For one glorious night, the Baltimore Orioles turned back the clock on a promising season that abruptly turned sour. Chris Singleton hit two of Baltimore’s season-high five home runs, and rookie John Stephens earned his second major league win as the Orioles defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 10-4 Tuesday night.
Bus shelter proposal sent for further study
September 18, 2002
The Lawrence City Commission didn’t act Tuesday night on a proposed ordinance to keep people who aren’t bus passengers from using shelters and benches at city bus stops. Instead, they’re sending it to the Public Transit Advisory Commission for review.
KU official nets top regents spot
Board’s selection of chancellor’s chief of staff as president sparks criticism
September 18, 2002
The top spot at the Kansas Board of Regents office again will be filled by a Kansas University administrator. The board Tuesday chose Reggie Robinson, chief of staff to KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway, to be its new president and chief executive officer.
C-SPAN founder first in Dole lecture
Make up your own mind’ advice of KU institute’s inaugural speaker
September 18, 2002
Make up your own mind. C-SPAN founder and president Brian Lamb believes American audiences still are capable of doing that, which is why he and other moderators on the network don’t express their own opinions.
Nigeria offers security pledges for beauty pageant
September 18, 2002
Nigeria offered security guarantees to jittery Miss World organizers Tuesday, amid threats of protests against the pageant by Islamic fundamentalists and of boycotts by contestants over the death-by-stoning sentence of a Muslim Nigerian woman.
James Bednasek
September 18, 2002
6News video report: Budget woes to blame for quiet campus
September 18, 2002
6News reports on the reasons why “Toot-toot,” the steam whistle on the KU campus that signals the end of class, hasn’t been heard since a new steam pipe was installed over summer.
6News video report: School board members to review DLR scenarios
September 18, 2002
6News reports on the meeting the Lawrence School Board will hold to discuss plans for Lawrence Schools.
6News video report: CSPAN co-founder leaves impression on KU students
September 18, 2002
6News reports on the lecture given by CSPAN CEO and co-founder Brian Lamb.
LHS soccer clips Indians
September 18, 2002
Josh Lorenzo converted a penalty kick in the final 80 seconds and Lawrence High picked up its first soccer victory of the season, 2-1 over Shawnee Mission North on Tuesday at the SM District fields.
District likely to pick mix of options
September 18, 2002
DLR Group, an Overland Park consulting company hired by the district, will present elementary and junior high school master plan options to the school board. Options aren’t set in stone, and the school board will likely choose a combination of actions contained in the seven concepts for elementary schools and three ideas for junior highs.
Commissioners consider speed limits for road detours
September 18, 2002
Douglas County commissioners are poised to put the brakes on fast-moving vehicles detoured by a long-lasting construction project west of Lawrence. Wednesday night, commissioners will consider posting speed limits on two gravel roads that have become unofficial detours for traffic being steered away from Stull Road.
Thunderstorms on the way
September 18, 2002
(Updated Wednesday at 5:59 p.m.) A thunderstorm bringing rain, hail and winds up to 60 mph will blast through the Lawrence area late Wednesday night, says Ross Janssen, 6News meteorologist.
Changes could save university $34 million in energy costs over 20-year period
September 18, 2002
Kansas University will get $18.4 million in energy-saving improvements. KU is taking advantage of a new state policy that allows universities and other state entities to pay for conservation upgrades with bonds, then pay them off with money saved in energy costs.
Mass. St. garage gets OK to proceed
September 18, 2002
Three months after the city told her she could start, then made her stop, Kathe Alkoudsi finally can finish building her new garage. “You can’t imagine how frustrating it’s been,” she said Tuesday.
Economic development plan aims toward growth
September 18, 2002
The city’s new economic development director unveiled a six-month “action plan” Tuesday to the Lawrence City Commission. “These are really the priorities for us to get our system in place,” said Lynn Parman, vice president of economic development for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce since July.
Area Briefs
September 18, 2002
Lawrence district nets Safe Schools grant Legion post seeking new members
Area briefs
September 18, 2002
Kansas Territory marker rededicated today Police arrest 47-year-old for aggravated sexual battery
Briefly
September 18, 2002
Spain: Columbus’ brother’s remains dug up Vatican City: Archbishop: Wedding was for shock value India: Suspected rebels kill 2 in Kashmir elections
6Sports video report: KU volleyballers undefeated heading into conference play
September 18, 2002
6Sports reports on the thoughts of KU volleyball players as they head into Big 12 conference play against Texas A & M.
6Sports video report: Whittemore continually improving
September 18, 2002
6Sports reports on Jayhawk quarterback Bill Whittemore, and the improvement he has made after the first three games.
Briefly
September 18, 2002
Pennsylvania: Hershey Foods trustees agree not to sell candy maker North Carolina: Toxic spill forces evacuation China: Food poison confession made Los Angeles: Dry cleaning agent targeted
Briefly
September 18, 2002
California: City leaders conduct marijuana giveaway New York City: Broken affair preceded Times Square shootings Philadelphia: Listeria deaths reported in several NE states Salt Lake City: Parents charged in death by water
HINU president says school will stay open
September 18, 2002
Haskell Indian Nations University President Karen Swisher met with student leaders Tuesday to quash rumors the university would soon close. “Haskell is not closing,” Swisher said. “Our budget is tight, and we are making some hard reviews, but we are not closing. I want to be very clear about that.”
s chief of staff as president sparks criticism
September 18, 2002
The top spot at the Kansas Board of Regents office again will be filled by a Kansas University administrator. The board Tuesday chose Reggie Robinson, chief of staff to KU Chancellor Robert Hemenway, to be its new president and chief executive officer.
Look ahead
September 18, 2002
History is about looking back, but the Watkins Community Museum of History needs some people to look forward and create a more productive future for its facility and staff. It’s difficult to watch the struggles that have plagued the Watkins Community Museum of History for a number of years.
Look ahead
September 18, 2002
History is about looking back, but the Watkins Community Museum of History needs some people to look forward and create a more productive future for its facility and staff. It’s difficult to watch the struggles that have plagued the Watkins Community Museum of History for a number of years.
Audits show attendance lower than estimates
September 18, 2002
Anyone who has followed Kansas University football over the years knows Memorial Stadium attendance figures are like manufacturers suggested retail prices on automobiles. They’re much higher than the invoice. For instance, KU officials pegged the crowd for last Saturday’s home opener against Southwest Missouri State at 40,500.
Red-shirt freshman No. 1 at outside linebacker
September 18, 2002
Nick Reid has gone from red-shirt quarterback candidate to backup safety to starting linebacker in a matter of weeks. The freshman from Derby, who changed positions twice during the preseason, was listed No. 1 at outside linebacker on the football depth chart Kansas University released Tuesday.
Commissioners consider speed limits for road detours
September 18, 2002
Douglas County commissioners are poised to put the brakes on fast-moving vehicles detoured by a long-lasting construction project west of Lawrence. Wednesday night, commissioners will consider posting speed limits on two gravel roads that have become unofficial detours for traffic being steered away from Stull Road.
On the record
September 18, 2002
N. Korea admits Japanese abductions
September 18, 2002
In an astonishing concession, North Korean leader Kim Jong Il admitted Tuesday that North Korean spies abducted about a dozen Japanese decades ago and said at least four were still alive.
Reno concedes Florida primary
September 18, 2002
Janet Reno conceded the Democratic nomination for governor to Bill McBride on Tuesday a full week after Florida’s bungled primary after final vote counts showed him narrowly defeating the former attorney general.
Free State, SM South play to draw
September 18, 2002
Bryan Spangler walked from the field like most of the Free State High soccer team did wearily. The Firebirds played Shawnee Mission South to a scoreless overtime tie Tuesday at Free State, giving them 180 minutes of soccer in the past 26 hours.
Vermeil stands by Green
September 18, 2002
Trent Green has begun this season just as he ended the last, with one of the AFC’s lowest quarterback ratings. Something else that hasn’t changed is Dick Vermeil’s unflagging defense of the man he gave up a first-round draft choice for.
Two honored for volunteer efforts
Wallace Galluzzi Award youth winner follows credo to just do it
September 18, 2002
Here’s a look at the winners of the Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer of the Year Awards, which were presented Saturday as part of the kickoff of the United Way of Douglas County’s annual fund drive.
Federal grand jury indicts 110 Denver airport workers
September 18, 2002
A federal grand jury has indicted 110 people who allegedly used false information to obtain jobs that gave them access to restricted areas of Denver International Airport, officials announced Tuesday.
A livable city?
September 18, 2002
Smoking gun’ may come too late
September 18, 2002
A contemporary said of Chief Justice John Marshall the most consequential American never to be president that “he hit the Constitution much as the Lord hit the chaos, at a time when everything needed creating.” George W. Bush is struggling to do something comparably ambitious in international affairs.
Provisional Palestinian state plotted
September 18, 2002
The United States and its key global partners in Middle East peacemaking agreed Tuesday to try to establish a provisional Palestinian state next year.
Hot rod drama a winner
September 18, 2002
Don’t let a ludicrous plot, over-the-top casting and frequently incomprehensible slang stop you from watching “Fastlane” (8 p.m., Fox), a seriously addictive new action series.
Wrap up school lunches
September 18, 2002
The good news is that school is back in session; the bad news is we have to make bag lunches. I’ve got it down to a science and have managed to place a lot of the responsibility on my children.
How to put a game party together quick
September 18, 2002
You’ve discovered the hard way that there actually is something worse than a phone call from a telemarketer. It’s the call from friends announcing how wonderful it would be to get together for the big football game.
6News video report: Robinson heading to Board of Regents
September 18, 2002
6News reports on the move Reggie Robinson, the KU chancellors chief-of-staff, will be making.
Free State, SM South play to draw
September 18, 2002
Bryan Spangler walked from the field like most of the Free State High soccer team did  wearily. The Firebirds played Shawnee Mission South to a scoreless overtime tie Tuesday at Free State, giving them 180 minutes of soccer in the past 26 hours.
Kansas volleyball eager for Big 12 opener
September 18, 2002
Everything could change for the Kansas University volleyball team today  for better or for worse. Junior outside hitter Abbie Jacobson wants the Jayhawks to take a different course in Big 12 Conference play than her previous two seasons.
Portland prep picks MU over Kansas
September 18, 2002
The Portland pipeline now flows through Missouri as well as Kansas. Mizzou basketball coach Quin Snyder on Tuesday received an oral commitment from Thomas Gardner, a 6-foot-5 guard from Portland (Ore.) Jefferson High, who chose MU over UConn and Kansas.
James Bednasek
September 18, 2002
Ellsworth  Services for James Bednasek, 99, Ellsworth, will be at 10 a.m. today at Immanuel Lutheran Church in Ellsworth. Burial will be in Ellsworth Cemetery. Mr. Bednasek died Sunday, Sept. 15, 2002, at Ellsworth County Medical Center.
September 18, 2002
School district consultants today will unveil 10 options for upgrading or reorganizing Lawrence school district buildings. Among the options are plans for at least $50 million in construction spending. Others would close six elementary schools.
Best Buy plans to open by fall 2003
September 18, 2002
Best Buy plans to open a store near 31st and Iowa streets by fall 2003, a company official said Tuesday. Company officials announced more than a year ago that they had plans to build a store next to the Home Depot being built on the northeast corner of 31st and Iowa streets.
Home Depot boosts building permits
September 18, 2002
Nearly $4 million worth of work on a new Home Depot store at the northeast corner of 31st and Iowa streets was the largest construction project started in Lawrence during August, according to a recently released report by the city’s building inspections department.
s inaugural speaker
September 18, 2002
Make up your own mind. C-SPAN founder and president Brian Lamb believes American audiences still are capable of doing that, which is why he and other moderators on the network don’t express their own opinions.
Kansas lawmakers consider tightening parole-violation laws
September 18, 2002
Kansas prison officials aggressively hunt offenders who don’t report to their parole officers, the state’s top prison official told lawmakers Tuesday. But Sen. David Adkins, a Leawood Republican and chairman of a House-Senate committee on corrections issues, said Tuesday that parole violators probably should be treated just like inmates who escape from prison.
s high schools all boast National Merit semifinalists
September 18, 2002
Lia DeRoin is a unique student at Lawrence High School, and that’s something of an embarrassment in the Lions’ domain. DeRoin, a talented musician and athlete, is the only LHS senior named Tuesday as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
s cancer legislation
September 18, 2002
(Web Posted Wednesday at 12:40 p.m.) The following are the details of the Cancer Act of 2002, announced Wednesday by U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.
Crowd figures fluctuate
Audits show attendance lower than estimates
September 18, 2002
Anyone who has followed Kansas University football over the years knows Memorial Stadium attendance figures are like manufacturers suggested retail prices on automobiles. They’re much higher than the invoice. For instance, KU officials pegged the crowd for last Saturday’s home opener against Southwest Missouri State at 40,500.
Two bin Laden lieutenants take lead in plotting new attacks
September 18, 2002
U.S. counterterrorism officials have identified two key lieutenants of Osama bin Laden including an alleged mastermind of the Sept. 11 attacks as the most active plotters of several al-Qaida attacks during the past year.
Local Briefs
September 18, 2002
Suicide prevention focus of Headquarters’ opening Homecoming weekend: Lions alumni group plans Hall of Honor inductions Channel 6 Productions: TV host and local artist on ‘River City Weekly’
Specter of school closings raised in consultant’s report
Report ‘a springboard for discussion’
September 18, 2002
School district consultants today will unveil 10 options for upgrading or reorganizing Lawrence school district buildings. Among the options are plans for at least $50 million in construction spending. Others would close six elementary schools.
Iraq hindsight: We blew it
September 18, 2002
Americans look ahead anxiously toward Baghdad. I can’t help but think back angrily. It’s an old habit, a grudge I carry with me from Vietnam. I think about the spring of 1991: The ground shook all that Wednesday night at forward operations base Viper near the Euphrates River in southern Iraq.
KU first to use new policy for conservation
Changes could save university $34 million in energy costs over 20-year period
September 18, 2002
Kansas University will get $18.4 million in energy-saving improvements. KU is taking advantage of a new state policy that allows universities and other state entities to pay for conservation upgrades with bonds, then pay them off with money saved in energy costs.
Cooking Q&A: Packing a safe, healthy school lunch takes planning
September 18, 2002
American reporter’s killer identified
September 18, 2002
An al-Qaida suspect arrested along with alleged Sept. 11 organizer Ramzi Binalshibh has been identified as one of the killers of Wall Street Journal reporter Daniel Pearl, a senior police official said Tuesday.
Economic development plan aims toward growth
September 18, 2002
The city’s new economic development director unveiled a six-month “action plan” Tuesday to the Lawrence City Commission. “These are really the priorities for us to get our system in place,” said Lynn Parman, vice president of economic development for the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce since July.
Russia, U.S. spar over Iraqi promises
U.N. Security Council may meet today on return of weapons inspectors
September 18, 2002
As U.N. weapons inspectors moved ahead with plans to return to Iraq, the United States and Russia clashed on Tuesday over whether to take Baghdad at its word or impose a new ultimatum. “We have seen this game before,” a skeptical Colin Powell said.
Jayni’s‘ show to feature treats for pets
September 18, 2002
“Jayni’s Kitchen” this week will feature “Pet Tasters.” Dee Barwick will join host Jayni Carey, right, in preparing pet treats, including the recipe below. A new show airs at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday each week on Sunflower Broadband Channel 6 and repeats at 8:30 p.m. and 10:30 p.m.
Woodstock moves up in reel world
Film festival well-positioned to attract movie stars and folk singers
September 18, 2002
Woodstock is ready for its close-up, again. The third annual Woodstock Film Festival kicks off today. Like the town hosting it, the five-day festival figures to be artsy and left-of-center with a distinct New York City accent.
6News video report: Rumors of closing quickly dispelled
September 18, 2002
6News reports that the rumors of Haskell Indian Nations University’s demise are premature.
Mather services
September 18, 2002
Services for Kenneth D. Mather, 56, Baldwin, will be at 10 a.m. Friday at Warren-McElwain Mortuary. Burial will follow in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in Kansas City, Kan. Mr. Mather died Monday, Sept. 16, 2002, at his home.
How to put a game party together quick
September 18, 2002
You’ve discovered the hard way that there actually is something worse than a phone call from a telemarketer. It’s the call from friends announcing how wonderful it would be to get together for the big football game.
Briefly
September 18, 2002
Afghanistan: Explosives-laden tanker was headed to U.S. base New York: Two terror-cell suspects believed to be in Yemen Afghanistan: Rockets fired at U.S., U.N. posts Washington, D.C.: House bill gives VA anti-terrorism role
Park blanks Baker
September 18, 2002
Janie Benoit scored the only goal Tuesday night, helping Park College defeat the Baker women’s soccer team, 1-0. It was the first loss to the season for Baker (4-1), which had 10 shots on goal. BU goalkeeper Beth Tindall stopped 10 shots.
Horoscopes
September 18, 2002
Study: Most weight-loss ads prove too good to be true
September 18, 2002
As an overweight child, Lynn McAfee scanned the ads in her mother’s magazines looking for hope in the before-and-after photos of people made thin by seemingly miraculous products.
Portland prep picks MU over Kansas
September 18, 2002
The Portland pipeline now flows through Missouri as well as Kansas. Mizzou basketball coach Quin Snyder on Tuesday received an oral commitment from Thomas Gardner, a 6-foot-5 guard from Portland (Ore.) Jefferson High, who chose MU over UConn and Kansas.
Unitas memorialized
Quarterback remembered as ‘the greatest’
September 18, 2002
With the wail of bagpipes filling the cathedral and his coffin covered in white lilies and roses, Johnny Unitas was remembered as “the greatest,” a quarterback who made the impossible possible.
Reid listed as starter for KU
Red-shirt freshman No. 1 at outside linebacker
September 18, 2002
Nick Reid has gone from red-shirt quarterback candidate to backup safety to starting linebacker in a matter of weeks. The freshman from Derby, who changed positions twice during the preseason, was listed No. 1 at outside linebacker on the football depth chart Kansas University released Tuesday.
City’s high schools all boast National Merit semifinalists
September 18, 2002
Lia DeRoin is a unique student at Lawrence High School, and that’s something of an embarrassment in the Lions’ domain. DeRoin, a talented musician and athlete, is the only LHS senior named Tuesday as a National Merit Scholarship semifinalist.
KU women’s golf 8th
September 18, 2002
The Kansas University women’s golf team placed eighth after posting a three-round score of 938 on Tuesday at the Chip-N-Club Invitational at Wilderness Ridge Golf Club.
Wallace Galluzzi Award youth winner follows credo to just do it
September 18, 2002
Here’s a look at the winners of the Wallace Galluzzi Volunteer of the Year Awards, which were presented Saturday as part of the kickoff of the United Way of Douglas County’s annual fund drive.
Buehrle handcuffs KC - White sox 6, Royals 1
September 18, 2002
Not bad for a 38th-round draft pick. Mark Buehrle got his 18th win Tuesday night, scattering six hits over seven innings to lead the Chicago White Sox to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals.
NFL Briefs
September 18, 2002
Vikings reach terms with kicker Anderson Bucs sign Dudley, release Hochstein Falcons sign three Police defend action at Redskins game
Kansas volleyball eager for Big 12 opener
September 18, 2002
Everything could change for the Kansas University volleyball team today for better or for worse. Junior outside hitter Abbie Jacobson wants the Jayhawks to take a different course in Big 12 Conference play than her previous two seasons.