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Bank robbed in south Lawrence
September 8, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 6:14 p.m.) Lawrence Police are searching for a man who robbed a south Lawrence bank this afternoon — without brandishing a weapon.
Board rejects Brownback challenger’s bid to get on ballot
September 8, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 3:56 p.m.) Topeka — A three-member panel Wednesday rejected an appeal by Horace Edwards, who mounted a petition drive to get on the November ballot to oppose U.S. Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan.
Franklin County woman killed in one-car accident
September 8, 2004
(Web Posted Wednesday at 11:05 a.m.) A 35-year-old woman was killed in a one-car accident Tuesday afternoon in southeast Franklin County, authorities said today.
Dry, pleasant weather continues
September 8, 2004
(Updated Wednesday at 7:53 a.m.) If you’ve got some dry-weather chores you’ve had to put off, now’s the time to do them — no rain is in the forecast for the next several days, says Jennifer Schack, 6News meteorologist. “It’s Day No. 3 of pleasant weather,” Schack said. And the extended forecast calls for continued dry weather until the middle of next week, she said.
Baked to perfection
Baldwin resident recreates piece of her past with new shop
September 8, 2004
Karen Bayer remembers when a simple, family trip to a little doughnut shop in her hometown of Paola was a big occasion.
Vineyard flourishing in Jefferson County
September 8, 2004
On Sunday, Don and Maxine Bryant and 18 of their friends picked grapes, drank wine and ate well. A throwback to the days when neighbors pitched in to bring in the crops, the volunteer harvest crew at the Bryants’ vineyard near McLouth had filled 50 five-gallon buckets and 10 bushel baskets with grapes by lunchtime.
Marinades don’t have to be expensive, time-consuming
September 8, 2004
Marinades, which lend a wonderful tenderness and flavor to meat, don’t have to be expensive or time-consuming to make, an article in the September issue of Family Circle magazine points out. Even a favorite bottled salad dressing makes a good marinade, and yogurt works as a natural tenderizer.
Benefit recipes
September 8, 2004
Bite size
September 8, 2004
Volunteers pitch in to rebuild restaurant
September 8, 2004
The owners of a restaurant destroyed by fire in May hope it will reopen in time for pheasant hunting in November thanks in part to the help of local residents.
Kansans to prepare Air Force One exhibit
September 8, 2004
The Augusta Air Museum will prepare an Air Force One flight simulator for an exhibit at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Air Force One Pavilion.
State’s August revenue higher than expected
Collections have exceeded estimates for four months
September 8, 2004
The state collected $12.8 million more in revenues than expected in August, providing another dose of good news Tuesday for officials seeking signs of economic recovery.
Who’s calling?
A new software system offers yet another way to invade Americans’ privacy
September 8, 2004
A recent article in the New York Times brings us news about another way technology isn’t making our lives better.
Miller’s rant
September 8, 2004
Good deed
September 8, 2004
Right to dissent
September 8, 2004
School bullies
September 8, 2004
Grannies look to the future
September 8, 2004
Maybe it’s because I spent the summer on alternating currents, switching back and forth from party politics to grandchildren. The Democratic convention was followed by a visit from my grandson. The Republicans were followed by my granddaughter.
ABC News Now’ may be wave of the future
Network launches experiment of 24-hour digital platform
September 8, 2004
As Peter Jennings opened gavel-to-gavel coverage of the Republican National Convention one evening, he posed an unconventional question to a Texas delegate: Is it true Republicans dress better than Democrats?
Early reports on corn optimistic
September 8, 2004
Harvest reports from the first cornfields now being cut in eastern Kansas are on track with early projections for record production, but an industry leader doesn’t expect such bountiful yields elsewhere in the state.
Briefcase
September 8, 2004
¢ Serologicals to sign $205M merger deal ¢ Oil prices begin to creep downward ¢ Yellow Roadway sees stronger profits ¢ Ford to cut workers at St. Louis area plant
Commodities
September 8, 2004
A Grim Milestone
U.S. deaths in Iraq surpass 1,000
September 8, 2004
Their faces, smiling or solemn, are all too familiar in our newspapers and on television. Their names sound a somber roll call — Smith, Falaniko, Ramos, Lee — a roster that seems to grow daily.
Georgia teen reports rape during limo ride
Attack occurred Sunday near campus, police say
September 8, 2004
Police are looking for leads in the case of an 18-year-old woman who said she was raped early Sunday after accepting a ride in a stretch limousine outside a bar near the Kansas University campus.
Federal deficit projected to be record $422 billion
September 8, 2004
The Congressional Budget Office projected Tuesday that this election-year’s federal deficit will hit a record $422 billion, a shortfall that would be smaller than analysts predicted earlier this year.
NBC plans Roy Horn special
Illusionist recovering from tiger bite
September 8, 2004
Roy Horn has never spoken publicly about the incident in which a 380-pound white tiger named Montecore nearly mauled him to death.
Playboy introduces cyberfolds
Video game models take over October issue
September 8, 2004
Playboy is taking a chance on silicon instead of silicone. The October issue of the men’s magazine features several video game characters posing in the nude — images created by the game companies through detailed computer illustration.
6News video: Librarian’s love of books lasts lifetime
September 8, 2004
The Spencer Research Library houses one of the world’s great rare books collections, including susch works as a first edition of economist Adam Smith’s “The Weath of Nations.” Greg Hurd talks with Bill Crowe, who knows all about the library and its holdings.
Kansans killed in Iraq
September 8, 2004
Soldier had survived 9-11
September 8, 2004
When Frank T. Carvill told his sister he had been called up to go to Iraq, she was stunned.
City’s compost still shows traces of herbicide
September 8, 2004
Better not count on getting free compost from the city this year. It still contains traces of Clopyralid, an herbicide.
KU announces resumption of pancreas transplants
Program had been stopped with director’s departure in 2003
September 8, 2004
After a year’s hiatus, the pancreas transplant program at University of Kansas Hospital has been cleared to resume, officials announced Tuesday.
Lawrence briefs
September 8, 2004
¢ East Lawrence Center’s gym closed this week ¢ Celebrity paintings on tap on ‘River City’ ¢ Lawn mower driver struck, sent to hospital ¢ City to ante up for celebratory dance
Inmates’ smoking claims rejected
September 8, 2004
Three former inmates argued that a prison smoking ban harmed their health, but legislators Tuesday rejected their requests for $100,000 each to compensate.
Lawrence Datebook
September 8, 2004
Peter Anthony Helyar
September 8, 2004
Doris J. Bateson
September 8, 2004
Mildred Elizabeth Papenhausen
September 8, 2004
Paul Rehak
September 8, 2004
Edward Henry Wickham
September 8, 2004
Found Magazine composed exclusively of lost articles
Creator to visit Lawrence in November
September 8, 2004
Davy Rothbart used to collect notes dropped on the school bus. He would pick up and keep pictures or letters left on the street.
Boyda, Ryun say they welcome all volunteers
September 8, 2004
Nancy Boyda, a Democratic candidate for the U.S. House district that includes west Lawrence, is inviting high school and college students to volunteer in her campaign and questioned why the incumbent, Republican Jim Ryun, extended a volunteer invitation only to young Republicans.
Kansas to scrap paper ballots
September 8, 2004
Paper ballots, still used in about one-fifth of Kansas counties, are on their way out.
Bush compares Kerry’s Iraq talk with Dean’s
President pays visit to Kansas City area
September 8, 2004
President Bush on Tuesday accused rival John Kerry of changing positions on the Iraq war by adopting the language of one-time presidential candidate Howard Dean when Kerry called the conflict “the wrong war in the wrong place at the wrong time.”
Kerry attacks Bush on outsourcing jobs
September 8, 2004
John Kerry visited running mate John Edwards’ home state Tuesday, wielding two favorite politico-economic weapons: outsourcing and the federal budget deficit.
Lawsuit prompts release of Bush Guard records
September 8, 2004
President Bush ranked in the middle of his Air National Guard flight class and flew 336 hours in a fighter jet before letting his pilot status lapse and missing a key readiness drill in 1972, according to his flight records belatedly uncovered Tuesday under the Freedom of Information Act.
Congress introduces 9-11 commission legislation
Roberts’ CIA plan called ‘bold’
September 8, 2004
A powerful senator’s plan to break up the CIA and rearrange the Pentagon’s spy agencies under a single national intelligence director is “very bold” and wasn’t considered by the 9-11 commission because members saw it as too difficult, the commission’s vice chairman said Tuesday.
Iran pledges to suspend nuclear activities before U.N. meets
September 8, 2004
Iran has offered to stop some activities linked to uranium enrichment, diplomats said Tuesday. The United States said the move would not stop it from trying to have Tehran hauled before the U.N. Security Council for allegedly trying to make nuclear arms.
Improved defense pleases coaches
September 8, 2004
Kansas University’s defense allowed averages of 412.6 yards and 30.5 points a game last year.
Ankle injury ailing Jackson
September 8, 2004
An arthroscopic probe of Darnell Jackson’s right ankle Tuesday afternoon showed loose cartilage.
Seahawk rally ruined in 2OT
September 8, 2004
One team needed a break from its schedule Tuesday afternoon. The other played its first game of the season. In a result that might not be surprising, the latter team, St. Marys, had more gas left in its tank than Seabury Academy and earned a 2-1, double overtime victory at the Youth Sports Inc. fields.
Seabury volleyball splits
September 8, 2004
Lawrence’s Seabury Academy went 1-1 at a high school volleyball triangular Tuesday. The Seahawks fell to De Soto, 25-19, 22-25, 25-9, but beat Shawnee Maranatha, 25-14, 25-20.
Yanks miffed over decision to postpone
September 8, 2004
The New York Yankees are annoyed at the commissioner’s office over the way their game against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays was postponed.
Brown powers Royals
Two homers help K.C. sink Detroit
September 8, 2004
Dee Brown has no idea why he’s been so successful against the Detroit Tigers throughout his career. Whatever the reason, he’s sure to be in the starting lineup whenever the Kansas City Royals play them.
Beard carries Mystics to OT victory
September 8, 2004
Rookie Alana Beard has looked like a seasoned veteran ever since the Washington Mystics put teammate Chamique Holdsclaw on the injured list.
City’s first hotel saw quick name change
September 8, 2004
With the city set to celebrate its 150th birthday Sept. 18, the Journal-World is taking a look at early-day life in Lawrence:
Gary’s Diary: Canada
Journal-World men’s basketball writer Gary Bedore chronicled his Labor Day weekend trip to Canada for the Jayhawks’ four exhibition games. This is his story.
September 8, 2004
During the Roy Williams era, I dutifully followed Kansas University’s men’s basketball team to Alaska and Hawaii, not to mention San Diego, New Orleans, Atlanta, Los Angeles, Portland, Ore., and even Grand Forks, N.D.
Frustrated Frances victims head home, impede relief efforts
September 8, 2004
Thousands of residents desperate to return home after fleeing Hurricane Frances ignored Florida’s plea to stay put Tuesday, jamming highways, delaying emergency workers and causing tempers to flare in the sticky heat.
Corrections
September 8, 2004
Putin refuses to negotiate with Chechens
Russians rally against terrorism
September 8, 2004
Alcohol suspected in student’s death
September 8, 2004
Police suspect drinking contributed to the death of a Colorado State University student whose body was discovered over the weekend in a fraternity house.
Attorneys for Bryant’s accuser on offensive
September 8, 2004
Attorneys for the woman accusing Kobe Bryant of rape went on a public-relations offensive Tuesday, appearing on network television to bolster her public image and dispel speculation that a settlement is in the works in her civil lawsuit against the NBA All-Star.
Oroke Services
September 8, 2004
Area briefs
September 8, 2004
¢ Spurned candidate challenges decision ¢ City Hall announces 2005 election dates ¢ Dole Institute plans naturalization event ¢ Vandalism reported at construction site ¢ City’s first hotel saw quick name change
Company contests IRS ruling
Pines International disputes nearly $1 million in back taxes, penalties
September 8, 2004
A Lawrence-based manufacturer of nutritional supplements is in a battle with the IRS over nearly $1 million in back income taxes and penalties.
Show to feature French flavor
September 8, 2004
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Jayni’s Tour de France: Traditional Basque Recipes With Snapshots of St. Jean de Luz.”
Falkenstien looking forward to Basketball Hall induction
September 8, 2004
Max Falkenstien and his wife, Isobel, were scheduled to leave today for Springfield, Mass., where the longtime Kansas University sports broadcaster will be inducted into the Basketball Hall of Fame.
People
September 8, 2004
¢ Former motion picture chief awarded Legion of Honor ¢ To Russia, with love ¢ Presidential coach
Peek into John Lennon’s antique ‘iPod’
September 8, 2004
Half of one of the great songwriting teams of the 20th century, John Lennon had a unique musical sensibility. His tastes, influences and favorite songs are the subject of “John Lennon’s Jukebox” on “Great Performances” (7 p.m., PBS).
Horoscopes
September 8, 2004
Straight talk on Iraq would be welcome
September 8, 2004
Now that the political conventions are over, the voters have some basis on which to judge how the candidates would handle the Iraq issue. From what we’ve heard so far, however, there’s little reason to hope a flawed U.S. policy will improve.
Double-speak
September 8, 2004
Terrorism war can’t be won
September 8, 2004
The acrimonious quibbling over which presidential candidate could “win” the war against terrorism strikes me as the most absurd discussion of the 2004 campaign. No matter what President George W. Bush and Democratic contender John Kerry say, neither can deliver a conclusive “win.”
Schools earn A’s; legislators given F’s
Statewide poll finds Kansans satisfied with public education
September 8, 2004
A growing majority of Kansans believe their schools are doing well enough to deserve a grade of A or B, according to a survey released Tuesday.
U.S. troops fighting Shiite militants again
September 8, 2004
A spike in fighting with Sunni and Shiite insurgents killed eight Americans Tuesday and early today in the Baghdad area, pushing the U.S military count to 1,003.
KU-city pact not accepted by all
Neighbors argue against agreement regulating university expansion
September 8, 2004
City Hall isn’t getting enough power over campus expansion under a new agreement with Kansas University, neighboring residents said Tuesday.
Walter John Leisure
September 8, 2004
Nava R. Sivron
September 8, 2004
County seeks federal flood aid
September 8, 2004
A federal inspector will be in Douglas County today to survey damage wreaked by last month’s flash flooding, part of a push to qualify local governments for federal disaster assistance.
Briefly
September 8, 2004
¢ Dam seized by peasants ¢ Compensation claims lag for Ground Zero volunteers ¢ Pakistani who videotaped buildings appears in court ¢ Cheney: ‘Wrong choice’ threat to nation ¢ Clinton recovering but off campaign trail ¢ White House accused of hiding 9-11 evidence ¢ Study: Gunmakers market assault weapons ¢ Gunman opens fire near elementary school ¢ Governor answers public about resigning ¢ More help bolsters fight against wildfire ¢ Missing student found ¢ Floods’ death toll surpasses 100 ¢ Powerful typhoon kills at least three ¢ Nation denies production of uranium ¢ Milosevic refuses help from lawyers
Randle proving valuable in KU backfield
September 8, 2004
Kansas University running back John Randle is a good cheerleader. In the first half of Saturday’s 21-3 season-opening victory over Tulsa, the former Wichita Southeast standout was on the sidelines, riling up Jayhawk defenders.
Aging Rogers lifts Texas
39-year-old pitcher sparks Rangers to 10-3 rout of Chisox
September 8, 2004
Nearly 40, Kenny Rogers is having one of the best seasons of his career.
US Airways pilots reject contract
September 8, 2004
US Airways’ efforts to extract $800 million in cost cuts from its unions and avoid a return to bankruptcy suffered a major setback when a divided pilots union refused to submit a contract proposal to its membership for a vote.
Death toll an issue in heated campaign
GOP tries to put positive spin on losses
September 8, 2004
The number of American military deaths in Iraq reached 1,000 Tuesday as Defense Secretary Donald Rumsfeld cast the death toll as evidence that the United States was aggressively engaging terrorists around the world.
On the record
September 8, 2004
KU’s Cauzillo honored
September 8, 2004
Woodling: Trip’s value hard to measure
Canada junket was, at very least, solid showcase for KU basketball newcomers
September 8, 2004
While the rest of us were bidding adieu to summer by grilling burgers and hot dogs, sloshing down potato salad and baked beans and last-gasping in the pool, Bill Self and the boys were in Canada shooting hoops.
Oswalt picks up 17th win
Oswalt picks up 17th win
September 8, 2004
Roy Oswalt appreciates the run support Houston’s offense has been giving him and the rest of the Astros’ starting pitchers.
Carb counting helps control blood sugar
September 8, 2004
Dinner, auction help seniors stay in care facility
September 8, 2004
The scent in Mary Czupor’s second-floor apartment at the Lawrence Presbyterian Manor hints at a sweet treat. And on her table, two pies — one pineapple cream, the other classic cherry — cool as traditional Hungarian music softly fills the air.
Halliburton’s Iraq contract to go back up for bids
September 8, 2004
Halliburton Co.’s multibillion dollar contract for work to support U.S. troops in Iraq will be put back up for bids, according to a published report.
Palestinian leader warns Israel about retaliation
Qureia condemns airstrike, threatens to resign from Cabinet
September 8, 2004
Palestinian Prime Minister Ahmed Qureia condemned an Israeli airstrike that killed 14 Hamas militants in unusually harsh terms Tuesday, warning the attack would invite a tough response from the militant group and saying retaliation would be “justified.”
Capriati slips past Serena
Controversial call costs Williams spot in semifinals
September 8, 2004
Serena Williams was robbed of a point by an umpire’s mistake at the U.S. Open, just like her sister was at Wimbledon.
Gatti’s goal enough to burn Lions
Williams stellar in Firebird win
September 8, 2004
It has been two years since a Lawrence High-Free State boys soccer showdown had any scoring, but Tuesday’s clash had the bare minimum needed to decide a winner.
Dog paddling encouraged during ‘Pooch Plunge’ at aquatic center
September 8, 2004
Antryg couldn’t wait to jump into the water Tuesday at the Lawrence Aquatic Center. But the 6-month-old poodle was equally eager to climb back out.