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Game 04-04-07 City elections KU softball vs. Arkansas LHS softball vs. SM South
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Polls
What will the election results mean for the future of Wal-Mart in west Lawrence?

Poll results

Response Percent
The lawsuit will end and the store will be built
 
83%
The lawsuit will continue
 
15%
Undecided
 
0%
Total 109
What do you think of the election outcome?

Poll results

Response Percent
I’m glad
 
58%
I’m mad
 
30%
Undecided
 
10%
Total 256
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Commission approves extra day for firework sales
April 4, 2007
There will be more opportunity to make a bang this summer.
New LHS track coach familiar with school, squad
April 4, 2007
The pressure of competing for a track and field state championship at Lawrence High School no longer belongs to Scott Stidham. After winning the state title last season, the Lions head coach departed the school and state to spend more time with his family. Now, the leadership role belongs to a former assistant throws coach who is more than familiar with LHS.
Former FEMA director discusses Katrina disaster
April 4, 2007
Former FEMA director Michael Brown takes the stage in his own defense tonight.
West Lawrence neighborhood hit by auto burglars
April 4, 2007
One Lawrence family is still without a car tonight after thieves strike their west Lawrence home.
Local brewery eying K.C. expansion
April 4, 2007
So, you say you can’t get enough Ad Astra Ale? Relief could be on the way and out of town.
Rise in corn prices could help area farmers
April 4, 2007
A jump in corn prices signals good news for area farmers and could lead to an upswing in the production of the crop.
Jayhawk softball falls to Nebraska 3-0
April 4, 2007
Right next door at Arrocha Ballpark the Kansas softball team taking on Big 12 foe Nebraska.
Crumbling spire causes dramatic rescue
April 4, 2007
Lawrence fire fighters put forth a dramatic rescue in downtown Lawrence tonight.
KU baseball downs Wesleyan 10-6
April 4, 2007
The Kansas baseball team lost a 10-6 contest to K-State in Manhattan last night. Ritch Price’s squad back on the diamond this afternoon, hosting Kansas Wesleyan at Hoglund Ballpark.
6News forecast from meteorologist Jennifer Schack
April 4, 2007
6News meteorologist Jennifer Schack gives the upcoming forecast.
New city commission could hinder Wal-Mart’s lawsuits
April 4, 2007
A hearing in the case that’s two days away and the trial is set for April 16, but a new city commission could potentially keep Wal-Mart’s lawsuits against the city out of court.
McElhaney won’t seek third term
April 4, 2007
Douglas County Commissioner Jere McElhaney tonight announced he will not seek a third term.
Wal-Mart issue could be revisited
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Tuesday’s election results ensured there will be a changing of the guard at City Hall next week. What’s uncertain is whether there will be a change of heart regarding City Commission opposition to a proposed Wal-Mart at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive.
Man rescued from Plymouth Church spire
Firefighters bring him down
April 4, 2007
Two Lawrence firefighters performed a dramatic rescue of a man who was draped over one of the brick spires on the front of Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt.
Area farmers may have a corn boom
April 4, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, rising corn prices will mean good news for area farmers, and a look at possible expansion for Free State Brewery.
Huggins drama has Manhattan in suspense
April 4, 2007
The most nervous sports fans on the face of the earth are located in Manhattan, Kan. The source of their anxiety? West Virginia University, alma mater of Kansas State’s popular first-year basketball coach Bob Huggins, has a vacancy and has Huggins at the top of its wish list.
All for 1, 1 for all
Lions, Firebirds play to 1-all tie
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C1
After her Lawrence High soccer team played a double-overtime, penalty-kick shootout during the McPherson Invitational championship game, goalie Emma Lumpe arrived back at her house at 1:30 a.m. and slept for only 21â2 hours Tuesday morning.
Mouth-watering meat meals served up on ‘Jayni’s Kitchen’
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D6
Join “Jayni’s Kitchen” this week for “Beef Sirloin: Manly Meals Any Woman Can Love.” Host Jayni Carey and her guest will prepare the following recipes: Roasted Sirloin Cap with Cumin-Pepper Rub, Creamy Shredded Potatoes, Roasted Tomatoes on the Vine, and Sirloin Steak with Fettuccine and Mushroom-Port Sauce.
Try an on-the-fly pasta stir-fry
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D3
Think how much faster pasta would be to prepare if you didn’t have to boil it. If it’s fresh pasta, you don’t. With a bit of creative stir-frying, this pasta and a hearty ragu-like sauce can be prepared at the same time and in the same pan.
Arts notes
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D2
¢ Lawrence artists’ work featured in exhibit ¢ Mini-Quilt Show reception announced ¢ University Dance Co. plans spring concerts ¢ Exhibit features late artist’s works
Asparagus a tasty rite of spring
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D1
Spring food columns about asparagus are as routine as the appearance of asparagus itself. Each year in late March or early April, stalks begin popping up from asparagus patches all over northeast Kansas. There it is, right on schedule, begging to be eaten. As a fan, I can’t help but hold forth.
Twins’ offense versatile
Minnesota rallies past Baltimore, 3-2
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C5
The Minnesota Twins have shown the Baltimore Orioles a well-rounded offense. First it was power, then the “piranhas.”
City baseball games pushed back by rain
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
Wet grounds forced the postponement of two high school baseball series Tuesday.
Free State swimmers win SMNW triangular
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
Sarah Clark and Morgan Flannigan each won two individual titles, and Free State High slipped past Lawrence High, 242 points to 211, to win the Shawnee Mission Northwest triangular Tuesday.
Mustang track focused on individual efforts
April 4, 2007
Central Junior High’s track and field coaches, Kim Henrichs and Scott Forkenbrock, are not sure how good their team can be this year, but they know they have some strong athletes to build around.
Legislature adjourns major part of session
Lawmakers fight over KU Medical Center, adopt budget, tax cuts, and go home
April 4, 2007
Lawmakers on Wednesday fought over the Kansas University Medical Center, but approved a budget and tax cuts as they completed the main part of the 2007 legislative session, which will always be known as the session when expanded gambling was adopted.
Convicted murderer appeals verdict
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Kansas State University professor convicted of murdering his ex-wife in 2003 is seeking a new trial, claiming that the jury made an irrational decision and that his first trial was unfair.
Two new faces in City Hall
Dever, Chestnut, incumbent Highberger win commission race
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A1
Voters on Tuesday ensured there will be a four-letter word ringing throughout City Hall in the coming weeks and months: Jobs.
KU softball splits twinbill
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
No Kansas University softball player will be happier to see Nebraska come to town today than Val Chapple.
Baghdad curfew cut as security improves
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A5
Citing improved security in the capital, the Iraqi government said Tuesday it was shortening the Baghdad curfew by two hours and would allow citizens to be on the streets until 10 p.m.
French set rail speed record
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
The speedometer climbed higher and higher - and so did my heart rate. Inside the last of three double-decker cars sandwiched between two engines, those of us aboard the French bullet train trying to set the speed record on conventional rails watched the digital numbers flash on a screen in kilometers per hour: 400, 450, 500, 550.
A return to championship form
Tennessee tops Rutgers for first title since 1997-98
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C3
Everyone is gazing up at good ol’ Rocky Top again. After a nine-year title drought, Tennessee and coach Pat Summitt are NCAA champions. The Lady Vols captured an elusive seventh national title Tuesday night, beating Rutgers to the ball for second and third shots in a 59-46 win to reclaim their customary place above all other programs.
Self says Gators good, if not great
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C1
Winning back-to-back NCAA championships has assured Florida’s basketball team a place in history.
Lawrence Datebook
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B2
April 4, 2007
Horoscopes
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Wednesday, April 4
Prehistoric whale skeleton found in Italy
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A8
Italian researchers have excavated the skeleton of a 4 million-year-old whale in the Tuscan countryside, a discovery that could help reconstruct the prehistoric environment of the sea that once covered the region, officials said Tuesday.
Padres’ Peavy posts opening victory over Giants
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C6
Jake Peavy upstaged both superstar Barrys - and his former manager. Peavy sparkled in six shutout innings and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants, 7-0, on Tuesday in the season opener for both clubs, giving rookie skipper Bud Black a win in his debut against predecessor Bruce Bochy.
Billionairse has success down to a science in book
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B4
Charles G. Koch is a capitalist who believes the role of business is to create value in our society. If it doesn’t, he said, the business should be shut down or sold.
Doubling of global cancer cases predicted
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
The number of diagnosed cancer cases will more than double between 2000 and 2030, primarily in poorer countries, the director of the International Agency for Research on Cancer said Tuesday.
Commodities
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B8
People in the news
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Keith Richards snorted cremated dad’s ashes ¢ The mystery continues ¢ Another paternity dispute
KUMC in middle of state budget battle
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A1
As the major part of the 2007 legislative session neared completion Tuesday, key state lawmakers challenged Gov. Kathleen Sebelius and Kansas University leaders over the issue of KU Medical Center’s proposed partnership with a Missouri hospital system.
Florida’s future still up in air
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C1
Coach Billy Donovan spent several hours after the national championship game mingling with family and friends, and socializing with school officials. Sorry Florida fans, he didn’t agree to a new contract.
Death penalty can be sought for woman’s slaying
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B5
Prosecutors will be able to seek the death penalty against a Kansas woman accused of killing an expectant mother and cutting the baby from her womb, a federal judge ruled Monday.
Covalence merges into Berry Plastics
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B8
Berry Plastics Corp., which owns and operates a plastics plant in northern Lawrence, now has a new name: Berry Plastics Group Inc.
Powwow to host Midwest tribes
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kansas University’s largest annual cultural event, the KU Powwow, is set for this weekend inside Robinson Gymnasium, 1301 Sunnyside Ave.
MartinLogan leader leaves company
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B8
Rafael Nevares, president and chief executive officer of MartinLogan Ltd. since 2002, has left the Lawrence-based designer and manufacturer of high-end audio speakers.
Homicide happens at CNN complex
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
A domestic dispute erupted in gunfire at CNN’s headquarters complex Tuesday, killing a woman and critically wounding the ex-boyfriend who pulled a gun on her, authorities said.
Pump patrol
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Patrol seeks fuel deals
Tennis players soldier through wet weather
April 4, 2007
Wet weather may have dampened the atmosphere of the crowd - many of whom headed for covered shelter - but it didn’t stop the nearly 40 participants from competing in their first tennis meet of the year last Tuesday at Lawrence High.
Image matters
A new Marine Corps policy restricting body tattoos might set a useful example for college athletic programs.
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B10
A week or so ago, a top U.S. Marine Corps general announced a new policy for Marines concerning body tattoos. The general said no tattoos should be placed below the elbow or below the knees and that, if tattoos were placed in such locations, the Marines involved likely would be asked to resign from the Corps.
FSHS tennis wins, loses, ties at quadrangular
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
Free State High tennis player Charlie Moffet didn’t want to blame the wind for his struggles.
NCAA title game boring, as usual
Florida-Ohio State, like most recent championship contests, fails to live up to billing
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C2
Overrated! Overrated! No, not Florida. The Gators are phenomenal. They have now duplicated Duke’s rock-star teams of 1991 and ‘92 with two consecutive national championships.
Britain, U.S. must take strong stand on Iran
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B10
Twenty-five years ago, British Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher forcefully and decisively ordered British troops to the Falkland Islands to liberate them from an invading Argentine force. It was a military and political triumph widely supported by the public, leading to conservative victories at the polls for another 15 years.
KU baseball adds two makeup contests
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
The Kansas University baseball team has added two contests to the schedule. The Jayhawks will play host to Kansas Wesleyan at 4 p.m. today at Hoglund Ballpark. KU will also face the University of St. Mary on May 1.
PBS explores novel ideas
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A2
“American Masters” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) takes a literary detour off its well-worn path of biographical profiles to present “Novel Reflections … The American Dream.” The two-hour survey of American literature explores the themes and discusses the authors of classic American novels.
Loaiza debut delayed by bulging disk in neck
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C5
Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Esteban Loaiza has a bulged disk in his neck that will delay his season debut by at least a week.
Keegan: C’mon, coach, let ‘em duel
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C1
The most compelling news story of this century, without question, was the lesson in forgiveness taught by the Amish in the wake of the shooting deaths of five girls in a one-room schoolhouse in Bart Township, Pa. Family members of the departed Amish girls offered condolences and prayers to the family of the killer. Unforgettable acts of kindness.
Governor to veto bill requiring cancer vaccine
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
The governor said Tuesday he will veto a bill that would have required girls entering sixth grade to be vaccinated against a sexually transmitted virus that can cause cervical cancer.
Morgan, Loveland return to school board
Minder, Merrill also win
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A1
Some familiar faces are returning to the Lawrence school board. Scott Morgan and Mary Loveland, both defeated in re-election bids four years ago, are back on the board after the voters spoke at the ballot box in Tuesday’s general election.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
Gov. John Carlin conceded he didn’t have the votes lined up yet to assure passage of the oil and gas severance tax he favored but said that situation might change over the weekend, before the Monday vote in the Senate, which had been the major hurdle.
School board election results
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A6
Who won the election? Scott Morgan, Rich Minder, Mary Loveland and Marlene Merrill all won seats on the Lawrence school board for four-year terms.
Pet etiquette
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
To the editor: Tonight my partner and I enjoyed dinner downtown on Massachusetts Street and then left for a stroll in the lovely evening air. Unfortunately, as is often the case these days, some dog owner had allowed their pet to defecate on the sidewalk and then left it for all to see, smell and potentially walk through.
German history argues for spying caution
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B10
On a glorious, sunny day in Germany’s reunited capital, I found myself in the dimness of the Stasi museum - a two-story concrete building that exhibits the tools that East Germany’s secret police used to spy on most of its citizens’ lives.
Teacher presented with excellence award
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
A longtime Lawrence High School teacher was the recipient of a Mayor’s Excellence in Education Award on Tuesday morning.
Road maintenance plans to be looked at
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B7
Douglas County commissioners will review alternatives for maintaining secondary county roads during their meeting tonight.
Med school lags
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
To the editor: Describing the negotiations among Kansas University Medical Center, Kansas University Hospital and St. Luke’s Hospital as a “hospital mess” (Journal-World, March 31) diverts attention from the real scandal.
Kansas baseball tumbles
K-State claims 10-6 nonconference victory
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C1
Kansas State scored seven runs in the first two innings and held on for a 10-6, non-conference baseball victory Tuesday over Kansas University at Tointon Stadium.
SM South sweeps Lawrence softball
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
Lawrence High softball had issues recording final outs at Holcom Park on Tuesday. As a result, the Lions were swept by Shawnee Mission South, 2-1 and 11-1. All 13 runs scored by the Raiders came while there were two outs in an inning.
Britain seeks talks with Iran
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A5
Britain called for direct talks with Iran to resolve a dispute over 15 captive Britons on Tuesday after its first contact with the chief Iranian negotiator. The announcement followed the sudden release of an Iranian diplomat in Iraq that raised new hope for resolving the standoff.
Suspect pleads guilty in blackmail plot
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B5
A Johnson County man has pleaded guilty to threatening to release a videotape of another man with a prostitute at a motel unless the victim paid $50,000.
Flu strain shows resistance to drugs
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A8
A less common strain of flu has shown hints of resistance to two flu drugs among patients in a small study in Japan, a country known for prescribing the drugs more frequently than anywhere else in the world.
Machine sells healthy advice at YouZeum
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B3
Imagine a trip to the vending machine for an afternoon caffeine jolt. You survey the offerings, pick a soda, and suddenly out booms the deep voice of a man, chiding you for wanting to “smother your blood in a sack of sugar and a barrel of caffeine.” Shaken, but thirsty, you decide on skim milk instead.
Arts center director prepares for auction
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B2
Rick Mitchell, Lawrence Arts Center gallery director, and Stan Herd, Lawrence artist, discuss the upcoming 27th annual Lawrence Arts Center Auction on tonight’s “River City Weekly.”
Shawnee County bans smoking on its property
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B12
Shawnee County Commissioners have approved a smoking ban for county property, although the Kansas Expocentre and the county’s park and recreation department will be able to set rules for those properties.
City Commission election results
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A6
Who won the election? Mike Dever, Rob Chestnut and Boog Highberger won seats on the Lawrence City Commission. As top vote-getters, Dever and Chestnut will serve four-year terms, while Highberger will serve a two-year term.
Keep safety in mind during Easter egg fun
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D3
Q: How do you blow an egg so we can decorate it?
Kaw Valley soccer kicks off spring season
April 4, 2007
After a long winter hiatus, the wait was finally over for hundreds of kids who were anxious to get back to their favorite hobby - outdoor soccer. The Kaw Valley Soccer Association opened its spring session this weekend at Youth Sports Inc. with about 70 teams from Oklahoma, Nebraska, Missouri and Kansas (14 teams from Lawrence) competing in the Kaw Valley Cup all-boys soccer tournament.
Developing nations talks begin today
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Today marks the first day of a three-day conference at Kansas University that delves into the role business plays in helping the development of failed nations.
Tsunami victims begin receiving aid
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
The first boatloads of international aid reached survivors of a devastating tsunami in the Solomon Islands on Tuesday, but officials warned of a dire food shortage if supplies don’t quickly get to hundreds of people camped on remote hillsides.
Farmers welcome recent rains
Higher corn prices expected to boost plantings in county
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B8
Douglas County farmers could use a couple weeks or so of nice, dry weather. It’s time to get the corn in the ground.
On the record
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B2
FCC won’t allow cell phones on planes
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
Striking a blow for cell phone haters everywhere, a government agency on Tuesday said it will keep a rule in place that requires the divisive devices to be turned off during airline flights.
Active hurricane season predicted
Odds against U.S. going second year without direct hit
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
A top researcher predicted a “very active” 2007 Atlantic hurricane season Tuesday, with at least nine hurricanes and a good chance one will hit the U.S. coast.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
Local construction was not due to be delayed despite a work dispute between the Bricklayers’ Union Local No. 3 and the Associated General Contractors. Officials said work would progress while negotiations were under way.
KU football practice open to public today
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C4
Kansas University’s football team will open its spring practice to fans today. The workout will begin at 3:45 p.m. and will take place at the practice fields adjacent to Hoglund Ballpark.
K.C. man charged with harboring fugitive
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B12
A Kansas City man was charged Tuesday with harboring a fugitive on the FBI’s 10 Most Wanted list, including once when she gave police a fake name and was released, U.S. Attorney Bradley Schlozman said.
University creates institute to study aging
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B9
Wichita State University plans to open an institute that will coordinate research on several aspects of aging, from Alzheimer’s disease to helping the elderly with driving and reading problems.
Many choices among reliable vehicles
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B8
Each year, Consumer Reports asks its subscribers to report on the serious problems they experienced with their vehicles during the preceding 12 months. And each year, CR uses their responses to predict the reliability of new cars, and assess the reliability of older models.
U.S. seeking news on disappearance in Iran
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A3
An American who disappeared in Iran while on a business trip is a former FBI agent in New York and Florida known as a meticulous investigator and an expert in busting Italian and Russian mobsters.
Homeless population increases in OKC
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B7
Fueled by an increase in the number of homeless families with children, Oklahoma City’s homeless population grew by nearly 25 percent over the last year, according to a study on the city’s homeless population released Tuesday.
FDA proposes easing the rules on irradiated foods
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A4
The government proposed Tuesday relaxing its rules on labeling of irradiated foods and suggested it may allow some products zapped with radiation to be called “pasteurized.”
Treasurer files to run for seat in 2nd District
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B9
State Treasurer Lynn Jenkins is a candidate to challenge Democratic Rep. Nancy Boyda in Kansas’ 2nd District next year, having filed the necessary paperwork with federal election officials.
Bush calls Democrats ‘irresponsible’ on war
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A1
President Bush warned Tuesday that some American soldiers might have to stay longer in Iraq if Congress does not quickly deliver a war spending bill that he can sign, and he lashed out at Democratic leaders as “irresponsible” and accused them of making the war “a political dance.”
Keely and Du’ explores emotions surrounding abortion issues
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D2
This week a group of Kansas University students will show how the rigid lines surrounding the topic of abortion can be blurred a bit.
Legislature honors KU Hospital CEO
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Lawmakers on Tuesday honored Irene Cumming for her achievements as president and chief executive officer of Kansas University Hospital.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
From the Lawrence Daily World for April 4, 1907: “Rumors are circulating that last Friday night there were three keg parties in Lawrence, all participated in by students of the university.
County clerk likes idea of visual reminders to vote
April 4, 2007 in print edition on A7
Douglas County Clerk Jamie Shew saw an idea Tuesday that he wants to investigate as a way to boost voter turnout: special yard signs that say “Vote Today.”
Thanks, candidates
Regardless of who wins and who loses, all of the candidates in Tuesday’s election deserve a vote of thanks.
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B10
As this is being written the results of Tuesday’s election for Lawrence City Commission and school board members are not known.
Owners become personal pet chefs
April 4, 2007
Some dog and cat owners frightened by a contamination scare are forsaking the pet-food aisle and grinding up meat in their own kitchens instead.
Friday’s tornado that destroyed home went undetected by weather service
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
A tornado that struck southwestern Douglas County on Friday night went undetected by the National Weather Service and by Douglas County Emergency Management.
Aldrich scores two in all-star competition
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas University signee Cole Aldrich scored two points off 1-of-7 shooting with nine rebounds in the East’s 144-123 loss to the West in Tuesday’s Roundball Classic at the United Center.
Guidelines address how to choose must-have pots and pans
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D6
Like so many brides-to-be, Sarah Lamb has faced some tough decisions. Style of invitation. Reception menu. Seating arrangements. And of course, which brand of pricey cookware belongs on her gift registry.
State has energy opportunity
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B11
The results of the 2006 election demonstrated that voters were frustrated with the state of American politics and were ready to move beyond divisive rhetoric that did little to benefit our state or country.
Two appetites, one meal
How to cook for two when you have totally different tastes
April 4, 2007 in print edition on D1
You hate meat. He won’t touch a vegetable. How will you ever share the same meal? There are some things you can change about your spouse - like when he wears those horrible pleated pants - but eating habits are tougher to tackle. You didn’t get married to always eat apart (or cook two meals), and you can’t order takeout forever.
Mayor’s address stresses prioritizing
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B1
Mayor Mike Amyx used his State of the City address Tuesday evening to hammer home a yearlong point he’s made about the need to prioritize city projects.
Altman sticking at Creighton
Coach changes mind about taking Arkansas job
April 4, 2007 in print edition on C2
Dana Altman was introduced as Arkansas coach with pomp and circumstance - cheerleaders, a cheering crowd, even one of those famous “Pig Sooie” calls.
University wants money for locating suspected music pirates
April 4, 2007 in print edition on B6
The University of Nebraska-Lincoln has billed a recording industry group $150 as partial compensation for time spent identifying suspected music pirates, a school spokeswoman said.