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6News Now for September 25
September 25, 2006
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, a woman dies in a shooting, a hit and run accident, and city official will vote on an Iraq War statement.
KU-Texas A&M kickoff set
September 25, 2006
Kansas University’s football game on Oct. 7 against Texas A&M has been slated for an 11 a.m. kickoff from Memorial Stadium, and will be televised on Fox Sports Net, Sunflower Broadband Channel 36.
Toddler back at home after three-story fall
Police also said officers did not suspect foul play
September 25, 2006
Police also said officers did not suspect foul play
Dead KU student identified
Ryan Matthew Kanost was hit on Kentucky Street early Saturday
September 25, 2006
Ryan Matthew Kanost was hit on Kentucky Street early Saturday.
One injured in U.S. 59 wreck
Accident happened at 8 a.m. today
September 25, 2006
Accident happened at 8 a.m. today.
Chief: Woman “desired” death in encounter with police
Marsha Lynn Mace was shot after shooting at police
10:12 a.m., September 25, 2006 Updated 12:55 p.m.
Marsha Lynn Mace was shot after shooting at police
Surging Phillies win again
Philadelphia tops wild-card race
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C4
Chase Utley homered twice and drove in four runs, and the surging Philadelphia Phillies overcame a four-run deficit to beat the Florida Marlins, 10-7, Sunday for their fifth straight victory.
Twins closer to playoff berth
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C4
Joe Mauer and Phil Nevin hit two-run homers, and the Minnesota Twins beat Baltimore, 6-3, and moved closer to sealing a playoff berth.
Soccer squad tops OU
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C3
Sophomore Jessica Bush’s goal in the 68th minute lifted Kansas University to its first Big 12 Conference soccer victory of the season, 1-0 over Oklahoma on Sunday at John Crain Field.
Haskell falls again on road
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C3
Three home games in a row may be just what the doctor ordered for Haskell Indian Nations University’s winless football team.
Mizzou enters AP poll
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C3
Ohio State is still No. 1 with 59 of a possible 65 first-place votes in The Associated Press Top 25. No. 2 Auburn, No. 3 Southern California and No. 4 West Virginia each received two first-place votes.
Self responds to article’s citations
KU coach sees ‘nothing remotely wrong’ with hiring high school and AAU coaches for camps
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C3
The Dallas Morning News on Sunday cited Kansas University, the University of Texas and Texas A&M as three schools that pay high school and AAU coaches of prospective players for speaking at their summer camps.
Tigers clinch vs. K.C.
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C3
The Detroit Tigers had a 220-bottle champagne celebration Sunday, and they hope to have even a bigger one later this week.
No more tuneups for Kansas
Jayhawks open as 191â2-point underdogs to ‘Huskers; Meier practices
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C1
Phase two is here. Four tuneups with ascending challenges left Kansas University’s football team with a 3-1 record after nonconference play. Now, the Big 12 Conference season begins, and KU will face perhaps its toughest test of the season Saturday at Nebraska.
Two proposals focus on environment
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B2
Humane Society to put on benefit
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Humane Society will put on its 12th annual Pawsible Dream Benefit Auction at 6 p.m. Friday at the Lawrence Holidome, 200 McDonald Drive.
On the record
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B2
Lawrence Datebook
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B2
New center puts KU at heart of care
$77M facility brings university’s cardiac specialists together at single location
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A1
It’s no secret that Kansas City hospitals are in a competition for our hearts.
Woman shot in police standoff
Chief says gunfire followed four hours of negotiations
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A1
Lawrence Police shot a woman Sunday afternoon after a four-hour standoff at a mobile home park in northern Lawrence.
Russia ousts U.S. from Davis Cup
Tursunov outlasts Roddick in marathon; Americans fall in semifinals, 3-2
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C8
After nearly five hours of punishing, draining tennis, the United States was left with an unmistakable fact: It is out of the Davis Cup again, and the days of relying on Pete Sampras and Andre Agassi are long gone.
A bad beat for Layne Flack
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C8
A few months back, in Las Vegas, at the Red Rock Casino’s $20,000 buy-in tournament, Layne “Back-to-back” Flack faced a tough six-handed starting table, including: Phil Ivey, Allen Cunningham, Richard Brodie, Jeff Shulman and Robert Mizrachi.
Government plans to give hazard warning radios to all public schools
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A5
When the squeal from an automated warning radio brought news a severe storm was approaching, school principal William Tomic acted quickly. He alerted teachers to bring children indoors and to a secure interior hallway for shelter.
Bucs QB Simms’ spleen ruptured
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C5
Tampa Bay quarterback Chris Simms had his spleen removed after taking several hard hits in Sunday’s 26-24 loss to the Carolina Panthers and was resting comfortably in a hospital.
Key game greets Saints in dome
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C5
When the New Orleans Saints march into the Louisiana Superdome tonight, much of the world will be watching as the Crescent City takes a huge step in its recovery from Hurricane Katrina.
Navy sinks ships, kills separatists
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
The Sri Lankan navy said today it had sunk 8 Tamil Tiger rebel ships loaded with troops and weapons during a five-hour sea battle, killing around 70 separatists.
Power outage leads to rumors of coup
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
Panicky rumors of a coup swept through Pakistan on Sunday after a power outage interrupted national television broadcasts and later plunged much of the country into darkness.
New travel limits put on all visiting U.S. officials
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
Sudan’s president announced Sunday that visiting American officials would be barred from traveling more than 15 miles from the presidential palace in the capital Khartoum without a special permit.
47 people killed when bus overturns
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
A bus believed to be speeding turned over on a curving mountain road near the capital Quito Sunday, killing 47 people and injuring five children, authorities said.
Saddam’s defense team to boycott genocide trial
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
Saddam Hussein’s defense team will boycott his genocide trial indefinitely, his chief lawyer said Sunday, accusing the judges of violating Iraqi law.
Iraq makes progress on federalism
Leader appeals for peace during holy month
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
Iraq’s feuding ethnic and sectarian groups agreed Sunday to consider amending the constitution and begin debating legislation to create a federated nation, while the Shiite prime minister appealed for an end to violence during Ramadan.
Blair dodges questions on successor as Labour meets
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A6
Prime Minister Tony Blair dodged questions Sunday about whom he favors to succeed him, saying the public was angry with his Labour Party for getting bogged down in political intrigue rather than running the country.
City manager finalists all have Lawrence ties
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B3
City commissioners Sunday concluded a second day of closed-door interviews with the three finalists to become the community’s next city manager.
People in the news
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A2
¢ No distractions for Jack ¢ Dream come true for U2 fans
Jackass’ boys deliver winner with $28.1 million debut
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A2
Johnny Knoxville and his pals pulled another prank on Hollywood as their sequel of crazy stunts, “Jackass Number Two,” beat a rush of serious movies to take the top spot at the weekend box office.
Grace, under pressure, won’t relent
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A2
Anybody who believes Nancy Grace was chastened by the suicide of a young mother following their tough television encounter doesn’t know Nancy Grace.
Indiana latest to upgrade facilities
Hoosier basketball to net new practice building; footbal lands offices, meeting rooms, weight room
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C2
Saying they are not in an athletic arms race but simply proposing overdue projects, Indiana University officials have rolled out a $55 million plan for improvement and construction of athletic department facilities.
Burton blazes to Dover 400 victory
Driver halts 175-race winless streak, leads ‘Chase’
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C2
Jeff Burton’s winless streak is over and a week of controversy is behind him.
Riding ‘round the clock
Racers challenged at 24-hour event
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C6
Sometimes, it’s challenging enough trying to pilot a bicycle through a twisty, turny, rock-strewn, technically challenging trail through the woods.
Unattached women’ may be key to election
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A3
First came the soccer moms, with their SUVs and school-age children, and then the security moms, concerned about terrorism. Now there is a new group of women that campaigners say politicians should reach out to: the single, divorced and widowed.
Calmer winds help in wildfire battle
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A3
Helicopters lifted off as winds calmed Sunday, ferrying water and transporting firefighters to battle a 3-week-old wildfire that has scorched more than 200 square miles of the Los Padres National Forest.
Heavy storms subside, leaving 12 dead
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A3
Stormy weather blamed for 12 deaths in the Midwest and South subsided Sunday, though residents in some states remained shut out of their homes due to high waters.
Bill Clinton defends handling of bin Laden
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A3
In a combative interview on “Fox News Sunday,” former President Clinton defended his handling of the threat posed by Osama bin Laden, saying he tried to have bin Laden killed and was attacked for his efforts by the same people who now criticize him for not doing enough.
Students, consider yourselves warned: Studies link poor health with poor sleeping habits
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B1
Kansas University freshman Harrison Green of Lansing finds it more difficult to roll out of his Oliver Hall bed for an 8 a.m. class two times a week.
Family day’ every day
Event encourages families to eat together
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B1
In the Wethington household, the activity of sitting down to dinner faces stiff competition.
Prescription drug abuse up among students, survey says
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B1
Pot, alcohol, steroids, cigarettes, meth, ecstasy and LSD are being used less and less by American teenagers since the 1990s when such abuse problems peaked.
Truth in question at latest AG debate
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B1
Atty. Gen. Phill Kline and challenger Paul Morrison, Johnson County district attorney, mixed it up Sunday over prison sentencing and hiring practices.
Events calendar
September 25, 2006 in print edition on D2
Runaway’ promising new CW drama with mystery premise
September 25, 2006 in print edition on D1
The new CW drama “Runaway” (8 p.m., CW) is a lot like the old “Lost in Space.” While that 1960s show set the “Swiss Family Robinson” in the space program, “Runaway,” takes the family on the lam. At its best, it works on the level of a waking nightmare, and “Runaway” is at its best most of the time.
Too many table scraps?
Pampered pets face trials of obesity just like other Americans
September 25, 2006 in print edition on D1
It seems nothing - not even the family pet - is immune from the nation’s obesity epidemic.
On the money
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A8
Millions of Americans are counting on their 401(k) plans to see them through the golden years.
Prosoco employees join company’s board
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A8
Two Prosoco employees have joined the Lawrence-based company’s board of directors.
To change careers, become an insider
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A8
Q: I worked as an engineer in the auto industry for more than 10 years before being laid off. I never enjoyed engineering work. To that end, I enrolled in an MBA program, specializing in finance.
No apologies
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B7
To the editor: I’m confused about why the leaders of the Western world are constantly apologizing to violent Muslim mobs. It seems to me that Muslim leaders should be doing the apologizing.
Unsettling image
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B7
To the editor: I count five incomplete letters to the editor staring at me from the desktop. Seems I no sooner start one in response to an outrageous piece of news than another story wrecks my concentration.
Festival issues
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B7
To the editor: There were complaints about a growing police force surrounding the Wakarusa music festival. I even heard the police presence referenced as “a police state.”
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for Sept. 25, 1906: “Next week is the second edition of Old Home Week in Lawrence and the committee in charge says it will be a program to entertain all residents and visitors in ‘the grandest style.’
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B6
An anti-Khomeini Iranian student group at Kansas University was ordered to pay for damages to the Kansas Union that occurred during a fight with Khomeini supporters on Sept. 12.
Venezuela seeking Security Council seat
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B6
Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez, whose megalomania seems to rise in direct proportion to his country’s oil income, will be fighting for his most coveted prize over the next few weeks: winning a seat on the U.N. Security Council, from which he could grab the biggest headlines around the world.
Corrections program meets objectives
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B8
The Douglas County Community Corrections program met most of its key objectives during the past year, according to a summary report presented last week to county commissioners.
Baker campuses see enrollment increase
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B8
Baker University’s overall enrollment climbed to 3,932, according to 20th day enrollment figures released last week.
Ballot question raises civil rights issues
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B6
A feisty 29-year-old white woman and a pugnacious 67-year-old black man are performing two services this autumn for Michigan and the nation. Their Michigan Civil Rights Initiative is promoting colorblind government.
Construction affects Seventh, N.H. streets
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B8
Beginning this morning, new portions of the intersection of Seventh and New Hampshire streets will be closed for construction.
Hog farm company loses suit
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B8
The nation’s second-largest pork producer must pay $4.5 million to three families bothered by the smell from a northwest Missouri hog farm, a jury ruled.
Hardcourts saw a city showdown
September 25, 2006
At number one doubles, the Firebird tandem of Leigh Luina and Julia Guard took down the LHS duo of Lily Boyce and Lucy Liu by a score of 8-4.
6Sports video: QB not a problem position
September 25, 2006
2006 has been QB controversy-free for head coach Mark Mangino.
Wood: Great finishes galore
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C1
Just 48 hours before watching South Florida march downfield in an attempt at a last-second victory Saturday, a great book arrived in the mail documenting the 116 greatest college football finishes since 1970.
Buzzer beaters
Boot Camp can be a rude awakening
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C1
Brandon Rush set his alarm clock for 5 a.m. on a crisp September morning a year ago, giving himself plenty of time to devour an energy bar and report to Allen Fieldhouse for a 6 a.m. Boot Camp conditioning session.
Meals on Wheels seeks route drivers
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B2
The Lawrence Meals on Wheels program is in need of volunteer drivers to assist with meal delivery for several recently established delivery routes.
Fire victims ‘remain in our memories’
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A1
Clutching tissues and one another, family and friends of Charles Glover Sr. and four of his grandchildren Sunday said their reluctant goodbyes.
Favre 2nd to reach 400 TDs
Packers QB trails only Dan Marino for all-time mark
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C5
Brett Favre sprinted toward the end zone, signaled touchdown and then pumped his right fist. The 36-year-old quarterback had just become the second player in NFL history to throw 400 career touchdown passes.
Rec calendar
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C6
Dead children of slain mother found in washer and dryer
Autopsies suggest 3 were drowned
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A3
By all accounts, Tiffany Hall and Jimella Tunstall were like sisters, survivors in this place defined by crime, poverty, crumbling buildings and potholed roads.
Signs of recovery
Lawrence firm gets taste of Superdome renovation
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A8
When the Louisiana Superdome gets back in business tonight - on Monday Night Football, no less - a full $184 million worth of repairs, restorations and upgrades will be seen by millions of people, nearly 13 months after the venue had been ravaged by Hurricane Katrina.
America has four deficits
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B7
David Walker wants you to be afraid - very afraid. But it’s not for the reasons you might think.
Horoscopes
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B5
For Monday, Sept. 25
Wrong referendums
Trying to reduce complicated hot-button issues to a yes-or-no public referendum vote serves little purpose.
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B6
Although some local residents will be disappointed, Douglas County commissioners were right to turn down a proposed referendum for the November ballot.
Board to hear about wellness efforts
September 25, 2006 in print edition on B8
Europe relishes Ryder rout
U.S. captain speechless after lopsided setback
September 25, 2006 in print edition on C8
Losing the Ryder Cup for a record third straight time is bad enough. Getting stomped is another.
Short film wins audience award
September 25, 2006 in print edition on A8
“Woman’s Intuition,” a short film produced by See No Reality Pictures in conjunction with Free State Studios, Lawrence, won the audience award in the short horror film contest at the Independent Film Coalition/Kansas International Film Festival, conducted this month at the Glenwood Arts Theatre in Overland Park.