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I don’t care for computer games
 
30%
Playstation 3
 
29%
Nintendo Wii
 
26%
Xbox 360
 
14%
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Free State 14, Shawnee Mission West 31
Free State finishes its season 11-1
November 17, 2006
Tonight’s game versus Shawnee Mission West will decide the Firebirds’ fate.
Young fans take sides in the Sunflower Showdown
November 17, 2006
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, KU and K-State get their fans young, Free State battles for a chance to go to state finals, and potential development at the former Farmland plant.
Environmental cleanup starts at battlefield site
November 17, 2006
Archaeologist are also seeking links to Black Jack battle.
Decker found guilty of murder
01:17 p.m., November 17, 2006 Updated 03:23 p.m.
Closing arguments are over.
Live updates tonight from Free State playoff game
November 17, 2006
Firebirds face Shawnee Mission West for right to play in state championship game next Saturday.
Arcane rulings slowing wheels of justice
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
There should be two Supreme Courts, one to reverse the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the other to hear all other cases. Last term, more of the Supreme Court’s caseload - 18 of 82 cases (22 percent) - came from the liberal 9th Circuit, based in San Francisco, than from any other circuit, and the 9th was reversed in 15 of the 18.
Speaker: Science above the fray
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Science isn’t a fighter. Science just is what it is.
Baylor belts BYU in Preseason WNIT semis
Bears improve to 3-0, advance to championship game against Purdue
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C4
Bernice Mosby scored 28 points and grabbed eight rebounds to lead No. 16 Baylor past No. 22 BYU, 84-58, in the semifinals of the Preseason WNIT on Thursday night.
Bucks forward Villanueva to miss 4 to 6 weeks
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C4
Milwaukee Bucks forward Charlie Villanueva will be sidelined four to six weeks because of a torn ligament in his left elbow, the team said Thursday.
Flawed rule perfect fit for NBA
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C4
The NBA’s new “respect for the game” rule is truly one of the most inspired pieces of sports legislation in recent years.
KU football notebook
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C3
Kansas officials announced Thursday that Saturday’s KU-Kansas State game is a sellout.
Wildcats’ air attack improves drastically
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C1
One month ago, this may have been a battle of the pipsqueaks - Kansas State’s pass offense or Kansas University’s pass defense?
Ballard’s resurgence vital to Firebirds
Iowa-bound tight end overcomes injury, prepares for No. 1-ranked SM West defense
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C1
Early season whispers about Christian Ballard’s bad hands went unheard because of Free State High’s high-decibel football start.
Mayer: Rivalry hit low in ‘66
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C1
Saturday’s Kansas-Kansas State football game has the ingredients to be one of the most entrancing battles in the series. It could be an overwhelming contrast to what probably was the ugliest-ever KU-KSU face-off, in 1966. Unique spinoffs from that 3-3 tie in Manhattan bounced off the walls for years.
People in the news
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A2
¢ Cruise, Holmes likely to wed in Italian castle, mayor says ¢ Without Borat, Cohen says he wouldn’t be so brave
Christmas comes early for ‘Monk’
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A2
“Monk” (9 p.m., USA) returns for a special and altogether premature “holiday” episode. Thanksgiving may be six days away, but in Adrian Monk’s San Francisco, they’re already breaking out the mistletoe and holly.
State launches Foley e-mail investigation
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
Florida authorities have opened a criminal investigation into the sexually explicit computer messages that former Rep. Mark Foley sent to former male congressional pages.
Police arrest suspect after deadly shootings
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
A man was arrested Thursday after a series of shootings that left two people dead and three others wounded within a span of 10 minutes.
Senate approves U.S.-India nuclear deal
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
The Senate on Thursday overwhelmingly endorsed a plan allowing the United States to ship civilian nuclear fuel and technology to India, handing President Bush an important victory on one of his top foreign policy initiatives.
Clear Channel agrees to $18.7B acquisition
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
Three weeks. That’s how long it took radio giant Clear Channel Communications Inc. to accept the third-largest buyout offer ever in the U.S., after announcing in late October that it was considering “strategic alternatives.”
Pentagon alters homosexuality guideline
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
Pentagon guidelines that classified homosexuality as a mental disorder now put it among a list of conditions or “circumstances” that range from bed-wetting to fear of flying.
Study: Money alters behaviors
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
“Show me the money,” demanded Cuba Gooding Jr., in the movie “Jerry McGuire.”
Airports ready for holiday travelers
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
Airlines say they’re prepared for an onslaught of Thanksgiving travelers who may not know that big bottles of shampoo, mouthwash and hairspray are banned from carry-on luggage.
Consumer costs fall with gas prices
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A3
A big drop in gas prices pushed consumer costs down for a second straight month, and factories staged a modest rebound - signs the Federal Reserve is managing to stem inflation without pushing the country into recession.
Teen to be tried as adult in slaying
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B2
A teenager accused in July’s fatal stabbing of a federal prosecutor’s wife will be tried as an adult.
On the record
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B2
Searching for a silver lining
Players ‘a step behind,’ Self says; Towson looms
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C1
Bill Self cringed when asked if it actually might be a good thing his Kansas University basketball team failed to squeak out a victory over Oral Roberts on Wednesday in Allen Fieldhouse.
Lawrence Datebook
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B2
Fundraiser helps adopt families for holidays
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B3
Two Lawrence area groups will attempt to raise money tonight to help adopt families for Christmas through the Pelathe Community Center.
Closing arguments today in murder trial
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B3
Testimony ended Thursday in the second trial for Jay D. Decker, 27, who is accused in the abuse death of his 5-month-old daughter, Risha Lafferty, on Oct. 14, 2005.
Ethics commission accuses legislator of misusing funds
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B3
A Johnson County legislator faces her second ethics complaint in five months, this one accusing her of misusing campaign funds.
Advocates seek minimum wage increase
Big Tent Coalition also touts community services for elderly, disabled
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B3
Increasing the state’s minimum wage, which is the lowest in the nation, and championing home- and community-based services for the elderly and disabled were among the top priorities announced Thursday by social service advocates.
Emporia State boss resigns after six years
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C7
The head football coach at Emporia State University announced his resignation Thursday.
Reddick reinstated after brawl suspension
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C7
Miami safety Anthony Reddick has been reinstated after serving a four-game suspension for his role in the Hurricanes’ sideline-clearing brawl with Florida International last month.
Paterno will attend regular-season finale
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C7
Penn State coach Joe Paterno said Thursday he will be at Beaver Stadium for his team’s regular-season finale against Michigan State.
Trouble times two
West Virginia backfield runs wild in second half
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C7
Two stars, two exceptional games. Pittsburgh has already seen enough of West Virginia’s Pat White and Steve Slaton to last a lifetime, and the Panthers still might oppose them two more times.
Pump patrol
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
White substance ID’d as baby powder
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
A mysterious white powder that fell out of an envelope Wednesday at the county’s probation office turned out to be baby powder, county officials say.
Air Force F-16 jets to fly over stadium
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Two U.S. Air Force F-16 jets will fly over Kansas University’s Memorial Stadium about 2:30 p.m. Saturday, before kickoff of the football game against Kansas State University.
Police search for suspect in burglary
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Lawrence Police are searching for a suspect in an early morning robbery at Kwik Shop, 1846 Mass.
Dozens testify on controversial coal-fired power plants
Another public session scheduled tonight at KU
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
About 80 people from across the state testified during a public hearing that lasted until late Thursday night in the Kansas Union on a Kansas-based cooperative’s plan to build three coal-fired power plants near Holcomb.
New KU drop policy has rocky start
Students must quit class before last third of semester
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Kansas University student Dan Melsheimer had to skip class on Monday to wait in one very long line at Strong Hall.
Hart needs to come up big for Wolverines
Michigan tailback has struggled in two previous appearances against Ohio State
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C7
The only time little big-man Michael Hart has come up small during his three years at Michigan has been against Ohio State.
Health care leaders back Sebelius’ plan
Governor proposes expanding insurance coverage for children
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
State health leaders Thursday backed Gov. Kathleen Sebelius’ plan to expand health care coverage for young children.
Throw some names at the wall - you might get lucky
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
If you’re eyeballing an obscure receiver such as Patrick Crayton or Terrance Copper as a possible free agent this week, do yourself a favor and don’t think about it.
NFL fines Shell for criticizing officials
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
Oakland Raiders coach Art Shell was fined $12,500 for criticizing the officials following last weekend’s 17-13 loss to the Denver Broncos.
Ravens LB Lewis has blood drained
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
Ray Lewis underwent surgery to have blood drained from his back Wednesday, which presumably will keep him out of Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons.
Law enforcement patrols to increase
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
Local law enforcement agencies say they’ll be hitting the highways in coming days for extra traffic patrols surrounding the Thanksgiving holiday.
Matthews heads Hall semifinalist list
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
Former Pro Bowl offensive lineman Bruce Matthews was one of three newly eligible players to make the list of 25 semifinalists for the Pro Football Hall of Fame’s Class of 2007.
Bring on the hit parade
Green not worried about taking his first lick
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
There will be no fear of that first hit, Trent Green says. Ten weeks after he was knocked unconscious with a severe concussion, the two-time Pro Bowler is just happy to finally be back as the starting quarterback for the Kansas City Chiefs.
Little bro shows up NFL quarterback
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C8
When David Carr was a high school sophomore, he was a backup for his junior varsity team.
Katrina refugee finds acceptance with teammates
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C8
Troy Williams wasn’t just another new kid when he showed up at Auburn High last fall.
Keegan: Proud grandpa cheers Ruder
Former Jayhawk Hougland supports Firebird grandson
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C8
He could have put his grandson on his knee and told him plenty about the good old days.
Police, army impose curfew after riots
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
Firefighters today found six charred bodies in the scorched rubble of a building set ablaze a day earlier by a rampaging mob, as authorities restricted movement in the aftermath of violence in the South Pacific kingdom.
Rat population booms after bamboo blooms
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
A rare flowering of wild bamboo plants has caused the rat population to explode in northeastern India, raising fears of famine as the rodents rampage through rice paddies, officials said Thursday.
Agreement reached on Darfur peacekeepers
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
African, Arab, European and U.N. leaders agreed in principle Thursday to a joint African Union-United Nations peacekeeping force for Sudan’s Darfur region.
Socialist Party selects presidential nominee
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
Segolene Royal got a running start Thursday to her campaign to become France’s first female president, decisively beating two rivals to wrap up the nomination for the main opposition Socialist Party in a single round of voting.
Israel: No plans for Gaza offensive
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert signaled Thursday that Israel has no plans for a massive military operation in Gaza to try to stop deadly Palestinian rocket fire, easing fears of a new spasm of violence that could derail tentative progress toward getting Israelis and Palestinians talking again.
Vatican reaffirms value of celibacy for priests
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
A Vatican summit led by Pope Benedict XVI reaffirmed mandatory celibacy for priests Thursday, rebuffing a high-profile crusade by a married African archbishop who has been excommunicated from the Roman Catholic Church.
German court convicts 9/11 suspect
Decision overturns acquittal on accessory to murder charges
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B1
A Moroccan man was convicted of being an accessory to murder in the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks, as a German appeals court ruled Thursday that evidence showed he knew the plotters planned to hijack and crash planes.
Giuliani fundraising effort includes top Bush donors
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A4
Republican Rudy Giuliani has assembled a group of high-powered business executives, including billionaire Texas oil mogul T. Boone Pickens, to raise money as the former New York City mayor weighs a full-blown presidential bid.
Bush arrives in Vietnam, warns North Korea on nukes
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
President Bush opened a visit today to the wartime capital of this once-divided country, a trip that is stirring inevitable comparisons between the unpopular war in Iraq and the divisive conflict fought and lost in Vietnam more than three decades ago.
McCain aims to set tone for GOP future
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A4
Sen. John McCain, casting himself as the embodiment of the Republican Party’s future in the vein of Ronald Reagan, said Thursday the GOP has lost its way and must return to “common-sense conservatism.”
Nobel Prize-winning economist Friedman dies
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A4
Milton Friedman, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who championed individual freedom, influenced the economic policies of three presidents and befriended world leaders, died Thursday. He was 94.
Michigan State stings Texas, 63-61
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C5
Drew Neitzel scored on a drive with 2.4 seconds left to give Michigan State a 63-61 victory over No. 19 Texas on Thursday night in the semifinals of the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic.
Santana unanimous choice
Twins’ ace elected AL Cy Young winner
November 17, 2006
Johan Santana won the AL Cy Young Award on Thursday for the second time in three years, and the Minnesota Twins’ ace was a unanimous choice once again.
Hewlett-Packard faces formal SEC investigation
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A8
The Securities and Exchange Commission has upgraded its informal inquiry of Hewlett-Packard Co.’s boardroom spying probe into a formal investigation, according to a regulatory filing Thursday.
Rep. Davis running for policy chairman
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B8
State Rep. Paul Davis, of Lawrence, is running to be the policy chairman of the House Democratic caucus.
Hospital charged with alleged patient dumping
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A9
In an unprecedented crackdown on a practice experts say is shamefully common across the country, prosecutors accused a major hospital chain Thursday of ridding itself of a homeless patient by dumping her on crime-plagued Skid Row.
2nd Marine gets prison for role in slaying
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A7
A Marine lance corporal was sentenced Thursday to 21 months in prison for his role in the abduction and slaying of an Iraqi civilian last spring.
Soldier gets 90-year sentence in rape case
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A7
A soldier was sentenced Thursday to 90 years in prison with the possibility of parole for conspiring to rape a 14-year-old Iraqi girl and kill her and her family.
More Marines heading to Anbar province
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A7
About 2,200 Marines are headed from their ships in the Persian Gulf to an undisclosed location in Iraq’s western Anbar province to help shore up U.S. combat power in an area riddled with insurgent violence.
Ministry issues warrant for Sunni leader
Move could prompt government exodus, inflame civil war
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A7
The Shiite-led Interior Ministry issued an arrest warrant Thursday for the top leader of the country’s Sunni minority - a move certain to inflame already raging sectarian violence in Iraq.
Pelosi 1st woman House speaker
Democrats select moderate as No. 2
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A1
Democrats embraced Rep. Nancy Pelosi as the first woman House speaker in history on Thursday, then quickly snubbed her, selecting Steny Hoyer, of Maryland, as majority leader against her wishes.
Motorists beware: Season for deer mating near peak
High number of wrecks reported
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A1
When deer and vehicles meet, bad things happen. The evidence is along the sides of roadways and in the garages at auto body shops.
Fatal falls increase among elderly people
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A5
The death rate from falling has risen dramatically for elderly people since the 1990s, said federal health officials, speculating that it’s because people are living longer with chronic conditions like cancer and heart disease.
Forest fires may cool regional climate
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A5
Climatologists have worried for years that forest fires would worsen global warming by adding carbon dioxide to the atmosphere. Now, there is an indication that the fires could have a regional cooling effect.
Former garbage man convicted of murder
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A5
A garbage man was convicted Thursday of rape and murder in the slaying of a fashion writer who was found beaten and stabbed in her Cape Cod home, her 2-year-old daughter clinging to her body.
Emory University receives $261M gift
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A5
Emory University is receiving $261.5 million from the Robert W. Woodruff Foundation, one of the largest financial gifts in the history of higher education, school officials announced Thursday.
State of the Arctic’ report finds warming with widespread melting
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A5
Signs of warming continue in the Arctic with a decline in sea ice, an increase in shrubs growing on the tundra and greater concern about the Greenland ice sheet.
Tastier ‘light’ foods may have dark side
Nutritionists worry food substitutes contribute to overeating
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A10
A late-night bowl of chocolate ice cream without the morning-after guilt? That’s what the rich-tasting “light” version of ice cream means for Lori Blatt.
Budget Blinds encourages safety
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
Rich and Vickie Ewoldsen, owners of Budget Blinds of Lawrence, Shawnee & Leavenworth, are offering their expertise for homeowners looking to reduce choking hazards posed by window blinds.
Spy times
James Bond’s once-futuristic gadgets and technology are now a reality
November 17, 2006
The scene plays out nearly the same way in dozens of James Bond movies. A stodgy character named Q unveils the latest spy gadgets for agent 007 to try out. Then Bond cracks wise about the practicality of things such as magnetic watches and exploding toothpaste.
Beauty Brands donates to shelter
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
Beauty Brands Salon Spa Superstore, Lawrence, donated nearly $2,300 to Women’s Transitional Care Services as part of an “It Takes Guts” sales campaign conducted in October at the store.
Commodities
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
Country open house begins tonight
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
More than a dozen agricultural procurers will gather to show off their wares during a Country Christmas Holiday Open House, which runs from 6 to 9 tonight and from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday at Pendleton’s Country Market, 1446 E. 1950 Road.
Sellers more willing to make repairs
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
Q: I signed a contract to buy a home and made my offer contingent on first getting a satisfactory report from a professional home inspector.
A call for more jobs
With contract, Pearson center will add workers
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C10
Lawrence’s largest private-sector employer is about to get even more employees. Pearson Government Solutions announced Thursday that it had secured a $440 million contract to handle all calls to 1-800-MEDICARE, a help line for elderly consumers of the federal health coverage program.
Defeat offers time to take stock
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B7
If God is on the side of conservative Christians and conservative Christians are on the side of the Republican Party, shouldn’t Republicans have done better in the recent election? It’s difficult to keep a coalition together - Christian or not - if 12 percent of your base votes for Democrats.
Florida routs Jacksonville
Top-ranked Gators cruise to 90-61 victory
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C5
Florida coach Billy Donovan witnessed a nearly perfect opening half from his team Thursday night. It was enough to overwhelm another overmatched opponent.
Penance
Forcing business executives to return more of the millions they have stolen is a welcome trend.
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
Many times we read about captains of industry who have spirited away millions of dollars through criminal behavior, and we wonder why their punishment does not include more restitution, such as surrendering money and property that they doubtless accrued through illegal means.
Democrats need sound Iraq policy
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
Now that the Democrats have a chance to influence Iraq policy, they ought to reflect on Benjamin Franklin’s warning to the signers of the Declaration of Independence.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for Nov. 17, 1906: “It was a great day for Kansans in Lincoln as the Kansas Jayhawkers cleaned up Nebraska in football by a score of 8 to 6.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
The Lawrence League of Women Voters said it planned to study how much parity there was in the teaching process in local schools.
Thanks, coach
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Lawrence is losing a good citizen. Ted Martinez came to Lawrence seven years ago, and his love of baseball and an abiding interest in youth development led him to engage many Lawrence youths in positive ways, particularly through coaching.
A toast to health: Study shows red wine fights obesity, diabetes in mice
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A10
A component of red wine recently shown to help lab mice live longer also protects animals from obesity and diabetes, researchers reported Thursday.
Bush seeks to reassure Asian allies after election setbacks
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A6
President Bush honored local traditions today as he opened a journey to reassure nervous Asian allies the United States will remain a reliable partner in liberalizing trade, confronting North Korea’s nuclear threat and fighting terrorism after an election upheaval back home.
Sluggish sales spell the pits for Olive Gallery
Gallery’s plans to fold in late February cap string of art venue closings
November 17, 2006 in print edition on D1
When Olive Gallery and Art Supply opened in April 2003, the young owners envisioned a home for emerging artists and cutting-edge work.
Iverson helps family in need
Sixers standout to pay for victim’s funeral
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C4
As a younger man, Allen Iverson saw gun violence claim the life of one of his best friends. Even today, as a millionaire NBA player, he is aware of the chilling effect of guns on the city of Philadelphia.
At arm’s length
Kohn’s run pushes Kangaroos away
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C1
Sometimes they look like world beaters. Other times they look like rug beaters. That’s Kansas University’s women’s basketball team.
Hollywood undergoes a ‘toon up
Appeal wears off as number of animated films grows
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A2
Prancing penguins. Rascally rodents. Sociable squirrels. Saber-toothed tigers. The Hollywood hills were alive with talking critters in 2006, possibly the biggest year ever for movie animation.
Broncos want to continue LT mastery
Chargers back has had his troubles in Mile High city
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C6
If anybody has LaDainian Tomlinson’s number, it’s the Denver Broncos.
Secret Santa’ reveals identity, has cancer
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B8
The answer to one of the happiest mysteries in the Kansas City area is being revealed this year.
Holiday bell ringers learn the ins and outs of seasonal job
Among the rules is no drinking or smoking while working
November 17, 2006 in print edition on A1
A few key rules: Don’t ring the bell obnoxiously; a light jingling every few moments will do; dress appropriately; engage people; have fun; and, by all means, no drinking on the job.
Loss of an artist, and an art
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B7
One day, maybe 20 years ago, I ran into Eddie Levert. Eddie, a charter member of the legendary O’Jays, is one of the greats, a singer of thunderous power.
Knight’s way is a funny way to teach
November 17, 2006 in print edition on C2
Cut through the clutter and the debate about Bob Knight comes down to this: Either you believe a coach with a few priors - but a stellar resume otherwise - is allowed to pop a kid in the chin to get his attention, or he isn’t.
Horoscopes
November 17, 2006 in print edition on B5
For Friday, Nov. 17
Blond Bond energizes new ‘Casino Royale’
November 17, 2006 in print edition on D1
You who carped that the 007 films had devolved into a catalog of fresh gadgets and stale puns, eat crow. You who said that the Austin Powers superspy spoofs made James Bond irrelevant, behave.