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Archive for Friday, April 6, 2007

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Lawrence or Maple Hill? KU baseball vs. Texas
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What would Lawrence be like without KU?

Poll results

Response Percent
Like Eudora
 
40%
Like Olathe
 
28%
Just the same
 
15%
Like Maple Hill
 
8%
Undecided
 
7%
Total 84
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Army National Guard Unit prepares for second term in Iraq
April 6, 2007
An Army National Guard Unit is about to go back to Iraq for the second time. That’s a first for the guard - and a possible sign of the growing strain the war is putting on the US Military.
Domestic Partnership Registry proposal clears a legal hurdle on Friday
April 6, 2007
Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison today released a legal opinion saying a proposed Domestic Partnership Registry program is not in conflict with the Kansas Constitution.
Cold weather couldn’t stop ‘Pride Week’ at KU from getting a bit louder today
April 6, 2007
Though the event was forced indoors due to the cold weather, members of KU’s ‘Queer and Allies’ put on the ‘14th Annual Brown Bag Drag Show.’
Concealed weapons could soon be allowed at your child’s sporting events
April 6, 2007
A bill passed by Kansas Legislature arrived at the Governor’s office today that would allow you to carry a concealed weapon - with a permit - in city parks and playing fields.
A&M coach Billy Gillispie heads to Kentucky; KSU vacancy filled
April 6, 2007
Big 12 coaches are heading elsewhere! Billy Gillispie has decided to leave Texas A&M to coach at Kentucky a day after Bob Huggins announced he was leaving the conference. K-State wasted little time announcing Frank Martin as their new head coach today.
KU Baseball team rolls over Texas
April 6, 2007
The Kansas Jayhawks easily took care of the Texas Longhorns on the diamond today, winning 14-6.
Lawsuit between Wal-Mart and the city of Lawrence is still a go
April 6, 2007
Attorney’s for the two sides met in court Friday to discuss the upcoming trial over Wal-Mart’s plans to build a store at 6th and Wakarusa.
Ballots from Tuesday’s elections are now official
April 6, 2007
All of the ballots from Tuesday’s City Commission and School Board elections are now official - and the results remain unchanged.
Local artist making a ‘buzz’ with preservation efforts
April 6, 2007
Crop artist Stan Herd is teaming with KU’s Ecology and Evolutionary Biology Department to create a two-acre portrait of a butterfly that will be planted in the ground this summer at Pendleton’s Country Market East of Lawrence.
Power outage hits west Lawrence
April 6, 2007
Gina Penzig, a spokeswoman for Westar Energy, said the outage was caused by a failed breaker. As of 5 p.m., crews on the scene expected the power to be back on soon.
Settlement in Wal-Mart lawsuit not coming
April 6, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, the lawsuit between Wal-Mart and the city of Lawrence will continue, and the attorney general weighs in on the domestic partnership registry.
Sources say Martin will take over K-State post
April 6, 2007
Tim Fitzgerald of GoPowercat.com is reporting that sources say Frank Martin, who sat by Bob Huggins’ side as his top assistant this past season at Kansas State, is set to take over the Wildcat program.
A.G. approves Lawrence domestic partnership registry
But non-Lawrencians wouldn’t have access
April 6, 2007
Kansas Attorney General Paul Morrison said in the legal opinion that the proposed registry does not conflict with the Kansas Constitution, which bans same-sex marriage. The opinion, though, does say that the registry would need to be open only to Lawrence residents, or else the city could be found to be overstepping its constitutional authority.
Attorneys preparing for Wal-Mart trial
Judge will begin to hear arguments on April 16
April 6, 2007
There was no talk of a settlement as attorneys for Wal-Mart and the city met in court today to discuss the upcoming trial over Wal-Mart’s plans to build a store at Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive.
More Big 12 shake-up: Gillispie heading to UK
April 6, 2007
Kentucky’s restless two weeks are over. The Wildcats have a new coach in Billy Gillispie, who will try to restore some of the luster to college basketball’s winningest school. Athletic department spokesman Scott Stricklin said the hiring of the former Texas A&M coach will be announced at an afternoon pep rally, followed by a news conference.
Antigone’ haunting in its timeliness
April 6, 2007
The genius of the production lies in its subtlety. Lim takes great care to set up the parallels to modern U.S. foreign policy in the costuming and the program notes, but then he lets the play speak for itself.
Western part of Lawrence produces higher voter turnout
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
The west was best. At least in terms of voter turnout, that’s the clear conclusion from Tuesday’s election results.
Parents criticize school testing
Lawmakers hear complaints about No Child Left Behind law
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
Rebecca Moody, of Eudora, has a beef with the federal No Child Left Behind law. “I think it needs to be rethought, re-evaluated and redone,” she said.
Nothing worth yelling about
Few birdies means few roars on opening day of Masters
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
Augusta National is called the “cathedral of golf,” and it sure sounded like one Thursday.
Dice-K delivers in big-league debut
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
After striking out three times, Ryan Shealy sounded amazed. “I didn’t know he threw that hard,” he said. Dice-K was more than OK in his major league debut.
UW’s Hawes to enter draft without agent
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Washington freshman center Spencer Hawes said Thursday he would declare for the NBA Draft but wouldn’t hire an agent, leaving open the possibility of returning to the Huskies.
Huggy’s departure doesn’t stun Self
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Bill Self, who was in Allen Fieldhouse preparing for his first recruiting trip of the spring AAU season Thursday, wasn’t stunned to learn of Bob Huggins’ decision to leave rival Kansas State after just one season.
Tonganoxie mayor suspends worker
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B5
Tonganoxie Mayor Dave Taylor suspended a city employee Thursday morning, but he didn’t give indication as to why he handed down the suspension.
Seahawks fourth at golf tournament
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Seabury Academy boys golf team shot 406 as a team to finish fourth Thursday in a nine-team tournament at Gardner Golf Club.
Lawrence Datebook
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
Braves complete sweep of Phils
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
The team to beat in the NL East was simply beat up.
Ceremonial starter Palmer recalls his first Masters
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C7
There were so many memories, so much going through his mind.
Commentary: Wrigley’s status as shrine undeserved
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Wrigley Field still is a dump. Several years ago I used that very word, dump, to describe the ballpark. At that point, chunks of concrete were falling onto seats at Wrigley. The place was showing its advanced age, had a hygiene problem and lacked many of the amenities that could be found in more modern parks.
OU hires former standout
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Hall of Famer Joe Washington, who ranks No. 2 on the Oklahoma’s list of career rushers, is returning to Norman as a special assistant to athletic director Joe Castiglione, the university announced Thursday.
Keegan: K-State should call off pity party
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Kansas State president Jon Wefald and athletic director Tim Weiser must have spilled their milk when they met with Bob Huggins and unsuccessfully attempted to make him stay because by the time they held a news conference to announce the vacancy, the two men still were crying.
KU student taps into faith for peace
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
Jon Dennis has received a lot of attention lately, and not all of it is what you’d describe as pleasant. The Kansas University senior from Hutchinson has been profiled, jailed, praised and mocked - all for trying to end the Iraq war. He’s not just a peace advocate. Dennis is part of a growing movement of Christians who are trying to bring about peace.
Arizona sophomore headed to NBA
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
As expected, Arizona sophomore Marcus Williams announced Thursday he will leave college to become eligible for the NBA Draft.
Big dog or little dog, scientists find it in the genes
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A10
From the towering Great Dane to the feisty little Chihuahua, all dogs are brothers under the skin. Now, researchers have uncovered a reason why the animals wearing that skin vary so much in size.
Unopposed candidate doesn’t get single vote
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
Joe Selle didn’t exactly get voted out office this week, but he wasn’t re-elected, either.
The ‘green’ building experiment
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
Imagine teaching in an elementary school with classrooms cold enough during the winter that your students struggle to write because their little fingers “don’t work well” in the cold. And just down the hall students in another classroom doze off because the room is too hot and stuffy.
Fort Riley outpost faces stiff challenges
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A9
Call it a Baghdad housewarming. In the week since the soldiers of the 1st Squadron, 4th Cavalry Regiment from Fort Riley, Kan., moved into an abandoned seminary in southern Baghdad’s volatile Mekanik neighborhood, they’ve been peppered with small-arms fire, three mortar attacks and a rocket-propelled grenade.
Rotary Club to celebrate its 90th birthday
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence Rotary Club is set to celebrate its 90th birthday April 23 at the Marriott Spring Hill Suites, Sixth and New Hampshire streets.
Pierzynski plunk propels Chisox
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
With A.J. Pierzynski at the plate, anything can happen and often does.
Group strives for high ideals
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
When friends of Kansas University student Scott Klopfenstein returned from Zimbabwe two years ago and asked him to edit video footage they took on a trip there, he couldn’t have guessed what he would see.
British sailors, marines return home
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Fifteen Royal Navy crew members freed from Iran enjoyed their first night on English soil Thursday. Amid the relief, champagne and tearful embraces, however, some Britons raised questions about the sailors’ conduct and their apparent confessions in captivity.
Mayer: Hoop titles rarely a quick deal
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C1
How dare Bill Self go four years without bringing another NCAA basketball championship to Kansas! So he has Big 12 titles of varying kinds running out his ears, glossy win-loss records, tremendous public support and respect - he hasn’t won The Big One. OK, it took wonder boy Larry Brown five years here to do that.
KU women announce postseason banquet
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas University’s women’s basketball team will hold its postseason awards reception and senior celebration Thursday, April 19 in the on-campus Kansas Union Ballroom.
Agafonov wins hammer at Texas Relays
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas University’s Egor Agafonov won the men’s hammer throw with a toss of 223 feet, 4 inches Thursday during the opening day of the Texas Relays.
Judge issues warrant for AWOL molester
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Parkville, Mo., man who was convicted last month of molesting a girl in 2000 in Lawrence did not show up for his sentencing Thursday in Douglas County District Court.
Shelter fills with smoke
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B3
A small fire Thursday night outside the Lawrence Community Shelter resulted in plenty of smoke inside the building at 214 W. 10th St.
From ‘The Hill’ to Maple Hill
House speaker’s tax suggestion for regents repairs finds cool reception
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
Welcome to Lawrence, population 492. Maple Hill, a rural town an hour’s drive west on Interstate 70 from Lawrence, has two four-way stop signs but not a single traffic signal. Union Pacific trains can be heard rumbling along railroad tracks that form the town’s southern border.
Mickelson bemoans missed putts
Lefty opens with 76, but it could have been worse
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C7
On a day when the winds swirled and the greens hardened, Phil Mickelson carried two drivers in his bag to try and better navigate his way around Augusta National.
LHS boys tennis competes in quad
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Lawrence High’s Anthony Frei and David Nieton doubled up to face Topeka Washburn Rural’s No. 1 doubles team - the defending Kansas Class 6A state doubles champions - and lost 8-1. But that one game win is what sticks out.
Ex-receiver Stingley dies at 55
Patriots player was left paralyzed after 1978 collision
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C2
Darryl Stingley, paralyzed after a vicious hit during an NFL exhibition game nearly 30 years ago, died Thursday. He was 55.
LHS swings big lumber
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Daniel Parker’s three-run homer highlighted a huge offensive day, and the Lawrence High pitching staff settled in after a rough first two innings as the Lions picked up a 12-6 victory Thursday against Shawnee Mission West in a Sunflower League baseball game.
Longhorns finally feast on KU fastballs
Texas scores five times in eighth inning to secure series opener
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C5
The only pitches finding any part of the plate were the straight ones. And that was bad news for Kansas University’s baseball team.
Pet food recall expands to include dog biscuits
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A5
The recall of pet foods and treats contaminated with an industrial chemical expanded Thursday to include dog biscuits made by an Alabama company and sold by Wal-Mart under the Ol’Roy brand.
8 U.S. soldiers killed in Baghdad
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A9
The U.S. military reported Thursday that eight U.S. soldiers were killed in the Baghdad area over the past three days as militants fought back against a security plan in its eighth week. An Army helicopter went down south of the capital, wounding four, after an Iraqi official said insurgents fired on it.
People in the news
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ More than 1,000 Jackson family items to be auctioned ¢ Johansson mum on reported fling with Justin Timberlake ¢ Clooney takes break from set for lemonade, pays $20
Gress baffles Cougars
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Caleb Gress tossed six innings of one-hit ball, and the Free State baseball team scratched out enough offense to secure a 7-3 victory Thursday at Shawnee Mission Northwest in a Sunflower League contest.
Beauty can be anywhere
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
Proof that reality television can erupt anywhere and anytime can be found on “Instant Beauty Pageant” (9 p.m., Style). Hosts Cameron Mathison (“All My Children”) and Debbie Matenopoulos (“The Daily Top 10”) scour the malls of America to find unsuspecting women to participate in an impromptu beauty pageant, complete with tiara and fairly major prizes.
China denies exporting tainted wheat gluten blamed in pet deaths
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A5
China has denied responsibility for several pet deaths in the United States that U.S. authorities blame on a batch of chemically contaminated wheat gluten from China, state media reported.
Kentucky eyes Gillispie
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Kentucky scratched one Billy off its list, and moved on to another.
Lions struggle with Olathe East
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Lawrence High girls soccer team struggled finishing off its own scoring opportunities and keeping host Olathe East from doing the same, falling 4-0 Thursday in a Sunflower League contest.
Don’t whine
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: OK, folks, are we done singing the blues yet over the relocation of the KU-Mizzou football game to Arrowhead Stadium? I too will miss the ambiance of the “border war” being held in Lawrence, but there are thousands of Kansas University and Mizzou fans scattered across both states, especially in the metro area, for whom a game at this larger stadium is a major convenience.
Easy pickings
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: The number of car burglaries has been a lot, and people are freaking out because they think their car is next. Everyone in the article said their doors were unlocked and they had valuable stuff in the car.
Boston’s Lester sharp in minor-league outing
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
Jon Lester passed a major test Thursday. The Red Sox pitcher has a much bigger one ahead later this month.
Man arrested after pot found in Easter bunny
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A10
Officers who pulled a man over for running a red light found a plush Easter bunny stuffed with marijuana in the car, police say.
Damon sidelined by strained calf
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C4
Johnny Damon has a mild strain in his right calf and was not in the New York Yankees’ lineup Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Devil Rays.
Rare disease may have fueled McCoy outbursts in Hatfield feud
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A7
The most infamous feud in American folklore, the long-running battle between the Hatfields and McCoys, may be partly explained by a rare, inherited disease that can lead to hair-trigger rage and violent outbursts.
In Iowa, Brownback supports war effort
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B5
Sen. Sam Brownback, R-Kan., said Thursday that pulling troops out of Iraq would be a defeat for the U.S. and that no deadline should be set for their withdrawal.
Never tranquil
The Kansas University Medical Center was born in an atmosphere of turmoil, and today’s struggles are only the latest in its troublesome history.
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
A note from the Lawrence Daily World editorial page of exactly 100 years ago this month read: “Kansas University is trying to keep Missouri University from establishing a medical school in Kansas City. If worst comes to worst, the Jayhawker medics might go after the Tigers with needles and scalpels.”
Americans among 1,600 evacuated from cruise ship that hit reef
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Scores of passengers climbed down rope ladders to rescue vessels after a Greek cruise ship struck a reef Thursday and started listing in the Mediterranean, forcing the evacuation of 1,600 people including North Carolina high school students.
No doubt about it
Olathe Northwest too fast for FSHS
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C3
Free State High girls soccer coach Jason Pendleton was quite candid in his assessment following a 3-0 loss to Olathe Northwest at home.
Ford CEO Mulally earned $28M in ‘06
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
Ford Motor Co.’s sales may be suffering, but Ford’s executive compensations certainly are not.
Moisture to blame for bad peanut butter
ConAgra cites leaky roof, faulty sprinkler system
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
Moisture from a leaky roof and faulty sprinkler helped salmonella bacteria grow and contaminate peanut butter at its Georgia plant last year, sickening more than 400 people nationwide, ConAgra Foods said Thursday.
Maple Leaf Festival to kick off with fireworks
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B1
In celebration of the 50th anniversary of Baldwin City’s Maple Leaf Festival in October, organizers are planning a few fireworks.
Screenings available for learning skills
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B3
If you are concerned your preschooler may have problems with his or her speech, motor or learning skills, Lawrence Early Childhood Special Services is providing free developmental screenings.
NBA briefs
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C6
¢ Arenas out 2-3 months with left knee injury ¢ Las Vegas pitch to NBA holds line on gambling ¢ Artest hearing postponed
FBI agent possibly killed by colleague at stakeout
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
An FBI agent who was killed Thursday when a stakeout team opened fire on three armed bank robbery suspects might have been shot accidentally by another agent, the FBI said.
Justice Department may face new fight
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
The Justice Department is refusing to release hundreds of pages of additional documents related to the firings of eight U.S. attorneys, setting up a fresh clash with Capitol Hill in a controversy that continues to threaten Attorney General Alberto Gonzales’ hold on his position.
Pope washes feet on Holy Thursday
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Pope Benedict XVI bathed the feet of 12 laymen in a Rome basilica in a Holy Thursday tradition symbolizing humility, as he kept up an intense schedule of public ceremonies that will culminate on Easter.
FCC chief wants better accuracy for cell 911 calls
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
People make more 911 calls from cellular telephones than landlines these days, and police and firefighters increasingly worry about finding those callers in distress.
Man in wig, string bikini charged in drunken romp
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A10
A man wearing a woman’s wig and a string bikini was charged with taking a drunken afternoon romp through a park, officials said.
Education officials connected to targeted student loan company
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
The federal Education Department official who oversees lenders owned about $100,000 worth of stock in a student loan company now under investigation in an expanding nationwide probe of the $85 billion student loan industry.
AIDS Walk slated for Saturday
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Douglas County AIDS Project will host its annual AIDS Walk on Saturday.
Guard unit heading back to Kosovo
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B8
A Kansas National Guard unit is making its second deployment to Kosovo in the past four years, taking another turn at keeping the peace in the Balkans region.
Dispatchers: Inexact location better than nothing
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A4
Jim Denney could dial 911 on his cell phone from his second-floor office at the Douglas County Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, and an emergency dispatcher’s computer might show the call originated in an apartment parking lot across the street.
New power plant possible
Project could double production of hydroelectric energy
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C10
More than a century after J.D. Bowersock rebuilt his hydroelectric power plant at the edge of downtown, Bowersock’s great-grandson is looking into building another one.
On the record
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B2
Most felons to regain rights more easily
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
Most Florida felons will regain voting and other civil rights more quickly after completing their sentences under changes approved Thursday by the governor and the state clemency board.
Intrust Bank appoints president for Lawrence
Doug Gaumer returns from Topeka to oversee market; Don Johnston moves into regional role
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C10
Doug Gaumer is back at Intrust Bank in Lawrence as its community bank president.
Rep. Pelosi visits Saudi Arabia
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday visited Saudi Arabia’s unelected advisory council, the closest thing in the kingdom to a legislature, where she tried out her counterpart’s chair - a privilege no Saudi woman can have because women cannot become legislators.
Bus crashes, igniting blaze that kills 27
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
A bus carrying passengers on the start of the Easter holiday crashed Thursday in northern Colombia, igniting a blaze that killed 27 people, including six children, police said.
Villagers bury dead; dysentery reported
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Villagers buried their dead where they found them - including two young boys discovered in one shattered community - and the first cases of dysentery were reported today among survivors of the Solomon Islands’ earthquake and tsunami.
Donovan staying put; 4 Gators going pro
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C8
Florida coach Billy Donovan wanted to stay. His star players knew it was time to go.
Three charged with conspiring in bombings
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
Prosecutors filed charges Thursday against three people who allegedly conspired with suicide bombers in the attacks that killed 52 subway and bus passengers July 7, 2005, in London.
It’s a start
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is trying to get some diplomacy going again. I doubt her visit will make any difference, or create sweeping changes in the Middle East, yet it’s a start.
Campaign frenzy diminishes candidates
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
When John Edwards held a town hall meeting at the University of New Hampshire here Monday night, the line started forming more than two hours before he was due to arrive.
Government keeps block on YouTube site
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A8
The Thai government retained a ban on YouTube on Thursday despite the removal from the video-sharing site of a short clip deemed insulting to the country’s beloved monarch.
Commodities
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C10
Professor to be honored
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B8
Derek Davis, dean of the College of Humanities at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor in Belton, Texas, will give the final speech in honor of a late Kansas University professor.
Substitute admits using clothespins to quiet kids
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
A substitute teacher’s tool for silencing chatty kindergartners - clothespins - doesn’t wash with school officials.
Behind the wheels
Lawrence members of the KC Roller Warriors gear up for a new (and dangerous) season of female roller derby
April 6, 2007 in print edition on D1
Hannah Hurst is busy pushing a stroller occupied by her 2-year-old daughter. But come Saturday, the stay-at-home mom will be maneuvering a different set of wheels.
Betty Ford recovering in hospital from surgery
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A3
Former first lady Betty Ford was recovering Thursday from unspecified surgery, the office of the late President Gerald Ford said.
Keely’ fuels debate
April 6, 2007 in print edition on D2
Jane Martin’s “Keely and Du” premiered in 1993 at the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival of New American Plays. That its central conflict still resonates is a testament both to the power of the conflict and the power of the play to articulate it.
Smith’s diaries reveal troubled woman
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A2
Two diaries penned by Anna Nicole Smith in the early 1990s reveal a troubled young woman professing to be deeply in love with octogenarian oil tycoon J. Howard Marshall II, and often depressed and concerned about her weight and eating habits.
Huggy heads home
Coach leaves KSU for alma mater
April 6, 2007 in print edition on A1
Kansas State gave Bob Huggins a second chance. So did West Virginia, the school Huggins spurned five years ago. Huggins took them both, a year apart. On Thursday, he resigned to become the Mountaineers’ men’s basketball coach after one season with Kansas State.
Law can help heirs keep mortgage, too
April 6, 2007 in print edition on C10
Millions of Americans inherit property from their relatives every year, but many don’t realize that a federal law can let them keep a home’s low-rate mortgage, too.
Grindhouse’ resurrects spirit of ‘70s Z-grade movies
April 6, 2007 in print edition on D1
Gimmicks get moviegoers in the door. Good filmmaking brings them back. “Grindhouse” does both.
Horoscopes
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B4
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
Americans yawn at ‘soaring’ gasoline prices
April 6, 2007 in print edition on B6
They come with metronomic regularity, these media stories about “soaring” gasoline prices and the causes thereof, news stories which always identify the same two culprits, supply and demand.