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Archive for Sunday, June 27, 2004

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Area briefs
June 27, 2004
¢ Pastors for Peace challenge law on Cuba ¢ Counseling recipients sought for study ¢ Extension intern working in Lawrence
Review: ‘Romance Romance’ a frothy bit of fun
June 27, 2004
It’s summer and romance is in the air — or at least in the air surrounding the University Theatre’s first summer production: “Romance Romance.”
Self-help author calls out ‘uninvited guests’
Lawrence psychologist’s latest book confronts anxiety, fear and shame
June 27, 2004
It sounds odd, Harriet Lerner admits, but fear can be a positive teacher. Even the fear inspired by the catastrophic events of Sept. 11, 2001 — when Lerner was in New York on a book tour and watched fear barrel into the hearts of the American people — forged healthy, human connections.
What are you reading?
June 27, 2004
Kerry calls for closer U.S. ties to Latin America
June 27, 2004
Sen. John Kerry called Saturday for a closer relationship between the United States and Latin America, saying the Bush administration has not paid sufficient attention to some of the country’s closest neighbors.
Kerrys would be richest first couple
June 27, 2004
Teresa Heinz Kerry, through a network of investments in blue-chip corporations, venture capital funds and municipal bonds, controls a family fortune worth an estimated $1 billion, an examination of public records shows.
Sunflower Bank CEO retiring
June 27, 2004
When Jim Berglund started work at First National Bank of Salina in 1969, there was one office at Santa Fe and Iron.
Israeli troops kill eight militants
June 27, 2004
Acting on a tip, Israeli troops ambushed Palestinian militants holed up in an underground tunnel Saturday, killing seven fugitives including the most-wanted man in the West Bank.
Art from behind bars
Show features prisoners’ creative work
June 27, 2004
Ernest Martinez can work magic with a 40-cent handkerchief and some leftover oddities. Martinez, an inmate at the Eastham Unit in Lovelady, Texas, uses coffee grounds, pencil shavings and aloe vera lotion to decorate handkerchiefs made by prison laborers.
White Sox pack punch
Home runs send Cubs to 6-3 setback
June 27, 2004
Power and poise helped the White Sox get even with the Cubs.
Hundreds of thousands march for gay rights
Global parades call for end to discrimination
June 27, 2004
Hundreds of thousands of revelers wearing everything from full Victorian garb and designer gowns to skimpy leather and construction hats celebrated gay pride in cities around the world Saturday.
Linda ‘Jan’ Altenbernd
June 27, 2004
Bush ad contains Hitler footage
June 27, 2004
Adolf Hitler’s image has surfaced again in the White House race. President Bush’s campaign contains online video, removed from a liberal group’s Web site months ago and disavowed, that features the Nazi dictator.
Law to ban tethering dogs to get hearing this week
June 27, 2004
As Monica Huff watched her dachshund, Ozzy, play in the front yard of her East Lawrence home, she said she would have no problem with a proposed city law that would ban keeping dogs chained.
What people won’t do to get on TV
June 27, 2004
I ran smack into the Zeitgeist on Page 60 of next week’s TV Guide.
Briefs
June 27, 2004
Horoscope
June 27, 2004
Dentists’ view gets a lot sharper
The latest trend in digital imaging: wireless
June 27, 2004
The latest gadget going wireless: the dental X-ray machine. Patients hold a digital sensor about the size of a matchbox inside their mouths, just over the teeth to be scanned. They get a quick pop of radiation, which signals the sensor to take a picture.
Cantrell services
June 27, 2004
The shear pleasures of wool
On a Lawrence farm, a deaf student uses his hands to communicate
June 27, 2004
Pinwheel Farm lies quiet but for bird songs, the rustling of a llama in its pen and the not-so-distant wail of a train whistle. Yet Rickie Bridges, standing next to heaps of freshly sheared sheep’s wool, is talking up a storm.
Reporter testifies to irony of name
June 27, 2004
For the past several weeks, I have watched with increasing interest the Journal-World’s series of occasional feature stories about Lawrence residents who have the same names as famous people. First there was Roy Williams, then James Bond and, most recently, Minnie Pearl.
Rain cancels many local games
DCABA and LGFPA games called off
June 27, 2004
All Douglas County Amateur Baseball Assn. games today have been cancelled because of poor field conditions as a result of last night’s rain. Also, all today’s games in the Lawrence Girls Fastpitch Association have been cancelled.
Review: ‘Artificial Woman’ a great summer read
June 27, 2004
“Never having found a real woman with whom he could sustain a more than temporary connection, Ellery Pierce, a technician at a firm that made animatronic creatures for movie studios and theme parks, decided to fabricate one from scratch.”
Wal-Mart battling negative publicity
Company trying to roll back increasing attacks on reputation
June 27, 2004
Wal-Mart, sick of being blamed for global and social woes, is turning on the charm.
Travel briefs
June 27, 2004
¢ 24-hour tour of Sydney keeps visitors moving ¢ Take the weather with you on your next trip
Square dancers in step for socializing, exercising
June 27, 2004
Square dancing, as the dancers themselves say, is like friendship set to music. It’s good, clean fun in a good, clean atmosphere. In some ways, it’s a throwback to the old times when families descended on local venues to socialize, snack on potluck goodies, and catch up with their friends and neighbors.
Sense for seniors: Division of assets changes medicaid eligibility
June 27, 2004
Q. My husband needs to go into the nursing home, and I’m very worried about how we’re going to pay for that and continue to support my living at home. Someone told me there is some kind of law that deals with this situation. How do I get information?
Comment: Vacationing at home can be cheap, but fun
June 27, 2004
In the early 1980s, vacationing meant packing a pup tent on the back of my Harley and riding to Idaho from my home in Minneapolis. There was no itinerary. I camped where I happened to be as it got dark.
Monticello shows modern interests
Thomas Jefferson’s estate displays love of gadgets, home improvement
June 27, 2004
Thomas Jefferson was the quintessential 18th-century man — a revolutionary tempered by reason. Yet a visit to his estate, Monticello, reveals his habits and interests to have been surprisingly similar to those of many 21st-century Americans.
Titans shut down Longhorns
Clutch hitting propels red-hot Fullerton past Texas
June 27, 2004
A Cal State Fullerton team that had a losing record at midseason is now one win away from a national championship.
Scott ties 54-hole record
Australian leads Booz Allen Classic by six strokes
June 27, 2004
A curious fan watched Adam Scott hit a perfect wedge to within two feet to set up a birdie at the eighth hole.
Jeff Gordon driven to win today
Poor showing at Michigan motivates 4-time champ
June 27, 2004
Jeff Gordon’s strategy this week at Infineon Raceway is simple: “Attack, attack, attack.”
No-call law blamed for Wichita closing
MCI call center in Air Capital had employed 630 workers
June 27, 2004
The closing of telecommunications giant MCI’s Wichita call center is being attributed to federal no-call legislation, which forbids unsolicited calls to the 60 million Americans who have asked to be placed on the registry.
Study: Hemophilia drug sharply lowers risk of stroke death, disability
June 27, 2004
A hemophilia drug sharply cuts the chances that victims of the most devastating type of stroke will die or be severely disabled, providing the first possible treatment for brain hemorrhages, researchers reported Saturday.
Briefly
June 27, 2004
¢ Envoys agree to reconvene North Korea nuclear talks ¢ Two bodies, helicopter found ¢ Baby held hostage, stabbed
The Motley Fool
June 27, 2004
¢ Last week’s question and answer ¢ Fortune hunting ¢ How much is too much? ¢ Beware of the ‘hot tip’
Poet’s showcase
June 27, 2004
Briefly
June 27, 2004
¢ Police chief to review flashlights as weapons ¢ Computer pioneer dies ¢ Missing professor baffles community ¢ International humpback whale study begins
Bookstore
June 27, 2004
Seniors calendar
June 27, 2004
Developments cater to simpler life
Lawrence neighborhoods tap into trend with maintenance-free options, open spaces
June 27, 2004
There’s no street named Easy Street in the myriad of roads and boulevards at Westwood Hills or Hutton Farms, a pair of new subdivisions that recently hit the Lawrence housing market.
Briefcase
June 27, 2004
Ice cream store offering free dips for donations Motley Fool: Name that company
Drug companies fetching money from pet lovers
June 27, 2004
As a marketing executive, Marian Salzman knows she shouldn’t let the slick advertisements get to her. But as the owner of two golden retrievers, she feels a twinge when she sees a dog limp across her TV screen and hears, “Because the pain is every day — ask your veterinarian about …”
CD with copy restrictions doesn’t turn off music fans
June 27, 2004
A music CD wrapped in copy-protection technology has become a best seller, fueling speculation that U.S. music fans might be ready to accept such restrictions.
Omnipresent orchids
Once considered exotic, plants are everywhere
June 27, 2004
Orchids, once an exotic breed not available to the masses, are everywhere now. They’re superstars in home decor, and people are snapping them up faster than almost any other potted flower.
Grasshoppers must be controlled early
June 27, 2004
The summer heat in Kansas can be oppressive. The sun bakes the soil while the water we apply evaporates. By August, many of our plants are barely hanging on while one insect pest will thrive: grasshoppers.
Flower seeds can keep your garden chugging along
June 27, 2004
With the feverish pitch of spring planting past, there is a lull in the garden. Flower, vegetable, and fruit plants are growing, building like a wave that sweeps over the garden to transform it into a cornucopia of colors, aromas, and flavors.
Home & Away: Bed and Breakfast to be featured
June 27, 2004
This week, “Home & Away” is an encore presentation of a trip to Back in Thyme Bed and Breakfast in Bonner Springs, where the focus is on hospitality and home-cooking with fresh herbs.
Fashion designer creates a model doll
June 27, 2004
Some fashion designers try to break the mold of conventional fashion. Robert Tonner uses conventional fashion to dress the mold.
Removing pet odors is dirty job
June 27, 2004
Years ago I read a bumper sticker that said “(Poop) Happens” and I figured that, instead of expressing some austere Zen life philosophy, they were simply pet owners. Into every pet lover’s life a little “organic debris” will fall, plop or even squirt.
Company plans to clone pets
June 27, 2004
It sounds like science fiction, but it’s not. Any cat owner with $50,000 to spare can pay Genetic Savings & Clone, to clone Fluffy or Frisky this year.
Variations of bride’s baskets can be found
June 27, 2004
Collectors sometimes give a new name to an old type of dish or kitchen utensil. Sometimes the name, like “Depression glass,” identifies an era. And sometimes the name, like “bride’s basket,” is a glamorous way to describe a form that’s no longer made.
Vitamins or candy?
More vitamins resembling candy are being marketed to kids. But expersts say the products may confuse children and pose potential health risks.
June 27, 2004
The profusion of children’s vitamins on store shelves might make a parent wonder if Mary Poppins has gone corporate: A spoonful of sugar apparently does help the medicine go down.
Bringing a book will help deal with long waits in ER
June 27, 2004
Unexpected illnesses and injuries are a part of life, and most of us know what it feels like to have to rush off to the emergency room when bad things happen. To make your next ER visit as quick, efficient and problem-free as you can, it’s important to know how to arrive, what to bring with you and what to expect from the intake process.
Funding fairness
Legislation to coordinate the state’s higher education efforts has created a serious funding inequity between universities and community colleges.
June 27, 2004
It’s good that at least one member of the Kansas Board of Regents is focusing on the funding inequities created by the legislation that brought vocational schools, community colleges and state universities under the same governance umbrella in 1999.
Bush, Moore both oversimplify the facts
June 27, 2004
With the opening of controversial filmmaker Michael Moore’s documentary “Fahrenheit 9/11,” conservatives everywhere are feeling their blood pressure rise a few notches. The unabashed liberal activist has President Bush between his crosshairs this time, and his stated goal is to help W on his way out of the White House in November.
Tangential ties
June 27, 2004
Costly ‘gift’
June 27, 2004
Oklahoma ties plentiful on Jayhawk squad
June 27, 2004
J.R. Giddens wasn’t backing down from Kirk Hinrich during last week’s pickup game at coach Bill Self’s basketball camp, and Kansas University freshman forward Darnell Jackson knew it.
Double disappointment
Blankenship almost hero in Raiders’ loss
June 27, 2004
Lawrence Raiders third baseman Tyler Blankenship said it felt really, really good. The crowd at Hoglund Ballpark nearly saw a towering home run in the sixth inning of Saturday’s game between Lawrence and the Tulsa (Okla.) Memorial Chargers.
Mayer: Brown perfect choice to coach U.S. basketball squad
June 27, 2004
In all the hassle about what superstar will or won’t play basketball for the United States at the Athens Olympic Games, too many of us overlook that Larry Brown might be the main reason America will bring home the gold medal. The fact North Carolina’s Roy Williams will be a key assistant won’t hurt the cause.
Pair of eagles highlights Stanley’s sizzling round
June 27, 2004
The names atop the leaderboard at the Lawrence Amateur Golf Assn. City Championships usually have been the same during the last three years.
St. Louis catches breaks
K.C. rally foiled in ninth; pitching fails in 10th
June 27, 2004
Edgar Renteria and the St. Louis Cardinals were both lucky and good.
Russians 1-2 in NHL draft
Capitals take forward with first pick
June 27, 2004
History replaced mystery as top-rated forwards Alexander Ovechkin and Evgeni Malkin became the first Russian duo to be chosen with the first two picks in the NHL draft.
Outlaws take pair in Pittsburg
June 27, 2004
Lawrence’s Outlaws won a pair of games in American Legion baseball Saturday at the Pittsburg Woodbat Tournament. The Outlaws (14-6) beat Independence, Kan., 3-0, then roughed up Carl Junction, Mo., 7-2.
Future Jayhawks shine at hoops festival
June 27, 2004
Future Kansas University point guard Mario Chalmers scored 24 points off 7-of-23 shooting in the West’s 126-116 win over the North on Saturday at the U.S. Olympic basketball festival. Chalmers had 11 assists against two turnovers. Future KU shooting guard Micah Downs had 14 points off 6-of-9 shooting.
Simon’s shot boosts Bucs past Reds
June 27, 2004
Randall Simon needed almost a month to regain his stroke after missing more than a month because of a strained left hamstring.
Commentary: Yankees hope effect of family on Contreras will be positive one
June 27, 2004
Having the family around might have no effect at all. Jose Contreras could remain the same pitcher he was last season, a guy who won in June and got clobbered in October.
Indians sign third baseman Boone
June 27, 2004
Aaron Boone promises he’s finished with basketball, and eager to help the Cleveland Indians rebuild. The free-agent infielder signed a two-year contract with an option for 2006 on Saturday, and said the Indians’ prospects for a resurgence with a talented core of young players was a key factor in his decision.
Saiki clings to LPGA lead
June 27, 2004
For the first time in 13 years, Kim Saiki has the lead going into the final round of a golf tournament. And she isn’t nervous.
Wie reaches final
June 27, 2004
Michelle Wie’s ambitious schedule has had her playing against LPGA Tour standouts, in an international competition and against men in a bid to earn a spot in the Masters.
Rain postpones play … again
Second all-day rainout forces shift in scheduling
June 27, 2004
With time to fill during two all-day rainouts that forced Wimbledon’s third People’s Sunday in 127 years, the BBC showed old matches from such rivalries as John McEnroe vs. Jimmy Connors, and Chris Evert vs. Martina Navratilova.
Williams sisters, Roddick on U.S. Olympic team
June 27, 2004
Martina Navratilova, Serena and Venus Williams, Jennifer Capriati and Andy Roddick head the U.S. Olympic tennis teams announced Saturday at Wimbledon.
Penske might try to reunify open-wheel circuit
June 27, 2004
Roger Penske would prefer one American open-wheel racing circuit and might try to broker a deal between Champ Car and the Indy Racing League.
Hornaday claims Busch win
June 27, 2004
Ron Hornaday Jr. won the Alan Kulwicki 250 Saturday night at the Milwaukee Mile, taking the lead with seven laps to go after rallying from a lap down.
Applications available for any-deer permits
June 27, 2004
The Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks has announced that applications for resident 2004 any-deer permits are now available online and will be available over the counter this week.
Outdoors briefs
June 27, 2004
¢ Spring turkey permit sales popular online ¢ Web site contest offers lifetime licenses
Area fishing report
June 27, 2004
Westar’s Lake wants separate trial from Wittig
June 27, 2004
Former Westar Energy executive Douglas Lake should be tried separately from the company’s former president, chairman and chief executive officer, Lake’s attorneys said in a federal court motion.
Women election workers bombed in Afghanistan
June 27, 2004
A bomb ripped through a minibus carrying Afghan women election workers and children Saturday morning outside the eastern city of Jalalabad, killing two women and injuring 13.
Governor seeks federal aid for farmers
June 27, 2004
Gov. Kathleen Sebelius has asked the federal government to provide assistance to farmers in 41 counties where severe weather has damaged crops.
Gary E. Farrell
June 27, 2004
Martin services
June 27, 2004
Lay: Others destroyed Enron
June 27, 2004
Former Enron Corp. chairman Kenneth Lay took responsibility for the company’s demise but blamed any criminal acts on underlings in a wide-ranging interview with The New York Times.
Beverage, soda contracts at stake
Lawrence school board agenda highlights ¢ 7 p.m. Monday ¢ 110 McDonald Drive
June 27, 2004
School board members are slated to discuss the district’s beverage contract. Details about the contract weren’t available with the board’s agenda packet. District officials involved with the matter were out of the office Friday.
Former terror czar calls Iraq invasion ‘enormous mistake’
June 27, 2004
The invasion of Iraq was an “enormous mistake” that is costing untold lives, strengthening al-Qaida and breeding a new generation of terrorists, former White House counterterrorism czar Richard Clarke said Saturday.
Nona Aileen Tollefson
June 27, 2004
Delligatti services
June 27, 2004
John Warren Beeks
June 27, 2004
Militants threaten to behead three Turks
19 killed in explosion
June 27, 2004
Militants loyal to Abu Musab al-Zarqawi said Saturday they had kidnapped three Turkish workers and threatened to behead them in 72 hours, heightening tensions as President Bush visited Turkey.
Officials urge caution after preliminary test suggests animal has mad cow
June 27, 2004
Government and beef industry officials urged consumers Saturday not to worry about the safety of meat as they await conclusive results of tests to determine whether the United States has a new case of mad cow disease.
Clinton, Bush have much in common
June 27, 2004
One trusts international organizations, one is skeptical of them. One sees grays everywhere, the other sees vivid blacks and bright whites. One believes in an activist government, the other in a more laissez-faire approach. One is late for everything, the other is scrupulously on time. One burns the midnight oil, the other is tucked in by 10.
Re-enactors serious about history
Chautauqua lessons ring true today, historians say
June 27, 2004
The lessons taught by characters reincarnated in the Bloody Kansas Chautauqua this weekend in Lawrence are as relevant today as they were in the days surrounding the Civil War, a Chautauqua re-enactor says.
Band uniforms near end of long journey
From 4,000 yards of fabric to 300 feathered Jayhawks
June 27, 2004
Shirley Menk has seen hundreds of thousands of band uniforms pass through the Fruhauf Uniforms plant during her 33 years working there. But she’s liked few more than the Kansas University uniform that will make its debut this fall on the Memorial Stadium football field.
As handover nears, chaos overshadows improvements
June 27, 2004
Families in the Ziwia neighborhood of Baghdad are now allowed to have funerals for their dead. Saddam Hussein’s henchmen aren’t banging on doors and hauling people off to interrogation rooms. Men no longer return home with scars and broken bones after weeks of torture for their religious beliefs.
Survivors battle suicide’s stigma
Group offers place for those who share common pain
June 27, 2004
Carol Latham’s 15-year-old son, Christopher, killed himself last year. “It happened September 12th,” Latham said. “He’d just gotten his learner’s permit, and he knew I wouldn’t be home until later, so he took the car we had for him.”
Territorial festival draws 5,000 to Lecompton
Parade, historical re-enactments, other events help Douglas County town mark sesquicentennial
June 27, 2004
The donkeys almost stole the show as Lecompton celebrated its 150th birthday with a parade through town Saturday morning.
Controversial film on 9-11 ready for city screenings
June 27, 2004
Lawrence residents will have to wait — though not for long — for Michael Moore’s controversial “Fahrenheit 9/11” to be shown in the city.
City briefs
June 27, 2004
¢ Old West Lawrence throws block party ¢ County seeks new planning commissioner ¢ Resurfacing to close Kasold Drive extension
Jefferson County accident kills 40-year-old Kansan
Wreck occurred Friday night on U.S. 24
June 27, 2004
A southeast Kansas woman was killed and a young girl riding with her was injured Friday in a head-on collision on U.S. Highway 24 in Jefferson County.
Family briefs
June 27, 2004
¢ What to do when you get the cold shoulder ¢ Hot line offers tips on potty-training ¢ Bedtime snacks should be comforting, healthful
Correction
June 27, 2004
The name of Ruth Wortman was misspelled Friday in a listing of Lawrence and Free State high school students taking part in the Great Race.
On the record
June 27, 2004
Michael Moore’s 9-11 film hits No. 1
Movie tops $8 million on first day
June 27, 2004
“Fahrenheit 9/11,” Michael Moore’s assault on President Bush, took in $8.2 million to $8.4 million in its first day, positioning it as the weekend’s No. 1 film, its distributors said Saturday.
London’s Olympic torch relay gets rave reviews
June 27, 2004
Tens of thousands of people Saturday packed The Mall near Buckingham Palace as London’s leg of the Olympic torch relay drew to a close at a star-studded concert.
People
June 27, 2004
¢ Little Steven puts together Underground Garage Festival ¢ Danes pick former president as Fourth of July chairman ¢ Marcos objects to documentary
Farm where Andrew Wyeth painted opens to the public
June 27, 2004
The view from inside the barn illustrated in Andrew Wyeth’s “Spring Fed” remains the same: A metal bucket hangs over a stone trough brimming with cold water, the barnyard and Kuerner Hill visible through a lone window.
Seaside gallery displays works by Picasso, Rembrandt
June 27, 2004
Seaside islands usually serve as artistic inspiration for famous artists more often than they host an exhibition of rare works.
The hunt is on for lost New Deal murals
June 27, 2004
A Cajun town about 150 miles west of here is playing historical detective. It is offering a reward of $2,000 for the recovery of a New Deal mural its post office once had on its wall and lost.
New Norman Rockwell exhibit examines social statements of painter’s later works
June 27, 2004
It was an image that captured the country’s attention: a 6-year-old black girl walking into an all-white school in New Orleans, protected by federal marshals.
San Francisco Opera’s general director won’t renew contract
June 27, 2004
The first woman to become the general director of the San Francisco Opera announced Thursday that she won’t renew her contract when it expires in two years.
Trick yields slithery photo sans bite
June 27, 2004
The great photojournalist Robert Capa once said, “If your pictures aren’t good enough, you’re not close enough.”
Average people can look more like models in photos
June 27, 2004
Models look good in photographs because they are relaxed and happy to be there.
Stepford’ clothes, women are a little unrealistic
June 27, 2004
The very feminine — and very fitted — floral dresses featured in the new movie “Stepford Wives” look like they were designed by men who feel threatened by career-oriented, suit-wearing women — especially when those women are their wives.
Troopers turn up heat on seat belt use
Warnings giving way to tickets
June 27, 2004
The days of receiving a warning for unfastened seat belts are coming to an end for drivers in Kansas.
Rim-to-rim Canyon trip treacherous
June 27, 2004
After 10 hours and 22 miles, the finish of our Grand Canyon rim-to-rim hike was in sight.
Wheldon wins sprint for SunTrust Indy title
June 27, 2004
After 249 laps of bumping and jockeying Saturday night, it was a one-lap sprint to the finish.
Bush says U.S., EU reunited over Iraq
President pushes for increased NATO involvement in region
June 27, 2004
President Bush asserted Saturday that the bitterness over Iraq among European allies was “over” and that NATO had a responsibility to do more to help the fledgling government that will assume limited authority in Baghdad on Wednesday.
DaVinci Code’ is inspiration for new novel
June 27, 2004
I have written a blockbuster novel. My inspiration was “The DaVinci Code” by Dan Brown, which has sold 253 trillion copies in hardcover because it’s such a compelling page-turner. NOBODY can put this book down.
War in Iraq feeding global terrorism
June 27, 2004
Sometimes, no matter how much money and spin a candidate has to manipulate a political impression, there is a simple, common-sense underlying truth that cannot be changed.
Arts notes
June 27, 2004
¢ Lawrence City Band to celebrate America ¢ Lawrence has history of radical abolition ¢ Osage author to talk at arts center ¢ LOYO deadline fast approaching ¢ Art guild opens all-member show ¢ Guild announces arts contributions
Parents hope, pray for missing daughter
38-year-old Lawrence resident ‘vanished’ five months ago
June 27, 2004
It’s been five months. It’s been more than 150 days of waiting and wondering for Gary and Marilyn Anderson.
Lawrence commuter report
June 27, 2004
The following construction projects and events may affect commuter traffic in the region this week
Briefly
June 27, 2004
¢ Prime minister resigns, dissolves Cabinet ¢ Leader says he’ll resign ¢ Liberal Party in danger of losing majority
Briefly
June 27, 2004
¢ Green Party decides not to back Nader ¢ Ryan’s exit leaves GOP searching for candidate
Briefly
June 27, 2004
¢ Suspect arrested in fatal shooting ¢ Homes to be sold in first-time lottery ¢ Three killed in wreck