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LHS teacher makes appearance in court
April 10, 2007
A Lawrence High School teacher accused of having sex with a teenage student is back before a district court judge this morning.
KU’s sophomore class dwindling from early departures
April 10, 2007
The fab four freshmen are now down to the terrific two juniors. But, it might be a solo act by the end of the month.
Kansans enjoying cherry blossom festival in D.C.
April 10, 2007
You wouldn’t know it by the weather out there today, but spring is here. One place where mother nature’s gentler side is on display - our nation’s capital.
Former Jayhawk takes reigns at Texas A&M
April 10, 2007
The new men’s basketball coach at Texas A&M is a former Jayhawk. This afternoon, Mark Turgeon officially left Wichita State for College Station.
Jayhawks need wins for chance at postseason
April 10, 2007
Heading into the second half of the Big 12 schedule, the Kansas baseball team battles Baylor in a matchup of conference cellar dwellers and if the Jayhawks want to defend their league tournament title, they need to start winning some weekend series.
Self, team hold annual banquet
April 10, 2007
While Julian Wright’s days of dunking in Lawrence may be done, the noodle still joined his teammates at the annual KU men’s basketball banquet.
Lawrence business working to climb out of debt
April 10, 2007
A Lawrence signs company is working to climb out of debt.
New city commissioners take oath
April 10, 2007
Mayor changes tonight at city hall as two commissioners say goodbye and two others take their seats.
Local vineyards feel effects of cold weather
April 10, 2007
Local vineyards are feeling the effects of this recent cold snap as temperatures have dropped 60 degrees in the past week.
Composer ties music, history for Lawrence students
April 10, 2007
Music and local history come together in perfect harmony this week for one group of Lawrence public school students.
Birth control prices raise for college women
April 10, 2007
You may be surprised to hear that college women are the ones digging the country out of debt.
KU football coach victim of stolen, forged checks
April 10, 2007
He may be one of the most recognizable figures in town, yet somehow, someone was able to forge several checks in his name.
Chalmers, Arthur and Collins confirm returns
April 10, 2007
At Tuesday night’s Kansas University men’s basketball postseason awards banquet, sophomore Mario Chalmers, freshman Darrell Arthur and freshman Sherron Collins all confirmed that they will be returning to play at KU next season. Sophomore Brandon Rush said that he is still going to take a couple of weeks to evaluate his situation and then make a final decision. Junior Russell Robinson was given the Mr. Jayhawk award, handed each year to KU’s most valuable player.
Commissioners set to elect new mayor
04:11 p.m., April 10, 2007 Updated 07:41 p.m.
Journal-World reporter Chad Lawhorn will report live on the changing of the guard at Lawrence City Hall tonight.
Birth control costs increase on campus
April 10, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, cost of birth control at college health centers has increased significantly, and more about the shift of power in city hall.
Teacher appears in court today
School district sets suspension hearing
April 10, 2007
After a short appearance in court this morning, a Lawrence High School teacher accused of having sex with a teenage student now faces a preliminary hearing on June 7.
Lawmakers consider nuclear plants
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A4
The renewed push for legislation to cut greenhouse gas emissions could falter over an old debate: whether nuclear power should play a role in any federal attack on climate change.
Senior Johnston signs with pro team
Forward to join Vancouver Whitecaps
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C5
Local connections through his coach, Alan Koch, have landed Baker University senior Marty Johnston in Vancouver, British Columbia.
Spending oversight
Hard-to-find funds for repairs to state university buildings should be spent in the most efficient and thrifty manner possible.
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
No matter who ends up paying for long-overdue and badly needed repairs to buildings at the state’s six universities, it is going to be a very costly bill.
FSHS, LHS gird for showdown
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C7
The Free State High baseball team’s pitching staff looked like an area of concern for the Firebirds before the season.
Robot submarine to probe sunken cruise ship
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
Greek rescuers will deploy a robot submarine to search for the bodies of two French tourists believed to have drowned when a cruise ship sank last week off a resort island in the Aegean Sea, authorities said Monday.
Lawrence Datebook
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B2
Soyuz capsule docks at space station
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A2
Two Russian cosmonauts and a U.S. billionaire bringing a gourmet meal arrived at the international space station early today - to a warm welcome from current crewmen and the earthbound applause of Martha Stewart.
Fort Riley soldier from New York killed in Iraq
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A7
A Fort Riley infantry soldier from New York was killed Friday in Iraq when his vehicle struck a roadside bomb, the Army said late Sunday.
Wanted: Servants to care for the rich and richer
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A8
The rich might be getting richer, but their lives are hardly trouble-free. In Southern California, there aren’t enough servants to go around.
Louisiana last state standing on legal cockfighting circuit
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A8
Spectators shake their fists, scream out wagers and cheer on their roosters, the air swirling with cigarette smoke and chicken feathers.
Keegan: Potential potent in NBA
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C1
Lump Julian Wright in with the wild, hard-throwing pitcher who in the same inning blows away three hitters with overpowering stuff and walks in a run or two because he can’t hit the target with any consistency. In baseball, those prospects are selected higher than the reliable winners who don’t quite measure up on the radar gun.
County health department weighs area restaurant inspection plan
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
The Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department is considering a plan that would allow it to begin inspecting area restaurants for cleanliness and health-related issues.
Horoscopes
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B5
For Tuesday, April 10
Rockies put hurt on Dodgers
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C4
The Colorado Rockies mostly have been known over the years for hitting the long ball, scoring a lot of runs and losing.
Firebirds still perfect against LHS
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C1
Free State High never has lost to Lawrence High in boys tennis. Monday, the Firebirds kept the streak intact with a no-doubter: an 8-1 rout at Lawrence Tennis Center.
Q & A with Marianne Klovning
Exchange student enjoys swim of things
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C6
Lawrence High’s 35-girl swim team has both talent and cultural diversity. Senior Marianne Klovning fits both categories.
Britain’s government backtracks on letting freed sailors sell capture stories
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
Name. Rank. Serial number. Price. It was the British Ministry of Defense’s new policy for allowing marines and sailors freed by Iran last week to sell their stories about their captivity to the media. But the change in long-standing rules against paid interviews lasted barely a day.
Bush calls for reform at border
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
President Bush’s motorcade barreled down a dusty road Monday between two new walls of fencing along the U.S.-Mexico border.
Shooting suspect caught
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
Workers at the accounting firm Gordon Advisors had buckled down for tax week, their busiest time of year, when the crisp “pop” sounds started.
Europe’s problems color U.S. plans to curb carbon gases
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A4
Wout Kusters, director of a manufacturing plant in the Dutch lowlands, knows something the U.S. Congress needs to know. So does Gervais Pruvost, a laborer in a small cement plant in northern France. So does just about every German homeowner.
SE Kansas counties join forces on tourism
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B2
The state’s tourism center is firmly in Wyandotte County, which boasts most of Kansas’ biggest draws.
Like mother, like son
Exhibit showcases link between art, parenting
April 10, 2007 in print edition on D1
Pablo Picasso said, “Every child is an artist. The problem is how to remain an artist once he grows up.” Lora Jost has found a way to sidestep that problem - at least when it comes to the link between child and adult artists.
Martin introduced at Kansas State
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
Frank Martin was introduced as the successor to Bob Huggins on Monday, a move that Kansas State hopes will bring a quick end to an embarrassing situation.
Universal system needed for Americans
April 10, 2007 in print edition on D2
The issue of health care affects us all and reveals a great deal about the American governmental system. Since the 1994 attempt by the Clinton administration to solve some of the American health care system’s problems, the issue has not been seriously addressed.
People in the news
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A2
¢ Sonny Bono’s sidewalk star relocated and dedicated ¢ ‘Spider-Man 3’ star says he may not play superhero again ¢ Police: ‘Laguna Beach’ actor spewed slurs during arrest ¢ ‘Scrubs’ star ties the knot
Julian Wright notebook
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C3
Julian Wright not only declared for the NBA Draft on Monday, but also indicated he’d sign with an agent. What that means is he’s not going to change his mind, withdraw from the draft by June 18 and return to Kansas University for a third season.
With Wright gone, fans wonder who’s next
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A1
At a minute to 4 p.m., bowling in the Jaybowl stopped. Conversations ended. The volume on the big-screen TVs was turned up - high.
Europe ignores rising threat
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B7
Everywhere one looks in Europe there are signs that free people are prepared to surrender without a fight to those who would place them in bondage.
What others are saying
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C3
Word of Julian Wright’s decision to put his name in the NBA Draft spread quickly Monday.
Moving forward
Wright leaving Jayhawks early for NBA
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C1
Julian Wright, who figures to become an instant millionaire June 28, says pursuit of the almighty dollar is not why he has decided to leave Kansas University for the NBA. “Money has never been my motivation,” the 6-foot-8, 225-pound sophomore forward said Monday at a news conference announcing his decision to skip his final two years of school.
Bill may include gambling loophole
Opponents see threat of additional slots, casinos after votes
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A1
As Gov. Kathleen Sebelius prepares to sign into law the casino and slots bill, opponents of the legislation said Monday that it may contain hidden provisions to expand gambling even further.
Schools approved as ESL centers
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
Some teachers were upset. Some parents were concerned. And some board members feared they hadn’t been told the whole story. But after an emotional discussion, Lawrence’s school board gave its final approval to a new policy that would set up Sunflower and Schwegler schools as English as a Second Language neighborhood schools.
Heat’s Posey arrested for drunken driving
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C5
Miami Heat forward James Posey was arrested early Monday on a drunken-driving charge after an officer pulled him over for stopping in the middle of a road.
LHS track teams second at Topeka
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C3
The Lawrence High boys and girls track teams took second at the Topeka Relays on Monday at Hummer Sports Park.
Aquila pushes for rate increase
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B3
Natural gas provider Aquila Inc. wants to raise its rates enough to cover cost increases and give a 12 percent return to investors. But some critics say the company’s proposed $7.24 million increase is too high.
High-scoring Jays rout K.C., 9-1
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C1
A high-scoring offense has the Toronto Blue Jays off to the best start in the AL East.
Senator: Funding for war is secure
Political settlement by Iraqis remains key
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A1
The chairman of the Senate Armed Services Committee, Sen. Carl Levin, D-Mich., said Sunday that the Senate would not cut off funding for the Iraq war but would continue to press President Bush to push Iraqi leaders to reach a settlement to end the violence.
Kansan picks up the tabs for charity
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B3
After they get their can of beer or pop open, most people don’t give a second thought to that little tab they had to pull.
Tim Montgomery pleads guilty
Former Olympic sprinter could get four years in prison
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
Olympic sprinter Tim Montgomery, once considered the fastest man on Earth until his world record was erased in the BALCO steroid scandal, pleaded guilty Monday to conspiracy in a multimillion-dollar bank fraud and money-laundering scheme.
Sprint Nextel CEO receives $14.8M in pay
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B4
Gary Forsee, chairman and chief executive officer of Sprint Nextel Corp., received compensation valued by the company at $14.8 million in a year when the wireless operator lost significant ground on its competitors and saw a big loss in valuable post-paid subscribers, according to a regulatory filing Monday.
Nation lost
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: This week, as I sat in the pew of my local Roman Catholic Church, I noticed my son praying fervently at my side. When queried, he allowed that he was praying for the captured British marines and sailors. Subsequently, in the general intercessions came an entreaty to end capital punishment.
Arkansas introduces coach
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
South Alabama’s John Pelphrey was hired as the basketball coach at Arkansas, a week after Creighton’s Dana Altman took the job only to back out the following day.
Deforestation may add to climate warming or cooling
Effect depends on location, report says
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A4
The effect of deforestation on climate depends on three things - location, location and location.
KU women’s golf 4th
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas University’s women’s golf team finished fourth Monday at the Susie Maxwell Berning Classic.
Judge sentences 3 to prison for church fires
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
Two former college students were sentenced Monday to eight years each in federal prison for a rash of rural church fires that began as a prank during a night of drinking.
Deaths from cancer decline in U.S. for second year
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
U.S. cancer deaths declined for the second year in a row in 2004, but there are worrisome signs that progress could falter, according to a new report from the American Cancer Society.
Petty crime brings tough prosecution
Elderly Wichita resident jailed, tried for hot dog theft
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B4
An elderly man who spent 71 days in jail for taking two hot dogs he said he forgot to pay for at a convenience store has been found not guilty of felony theft.
Jankovich loses assistant
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
New University of Michigan basketball coach John Beilein has announced the rehiring of Mike Jackson as an assistant coach with the Wolverine program.
Banker, former lawmaker to speak
John Kasich to deliver Vickers Memorial Lecture tonight at KU
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C8
After working the halls of power in Washington and now investing money on Wall Street, John Kasich figures he knows a thing or two about what’s gotten America into a series of political and business scandals in recent years.
Socialized health care not the answer
April 10, 2007 in print edition on D2
The U.S. private health care system remains the world’s No. 1 exporter of medical technology. Medical companies constantly compete to provide the public with improved medical technology.
Iran asserts expansion of nuclear operation
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad said Monday that his country had begun producing nuclear fuel on an industrial scale, an accomplishment that, if verified, would significantly advance Iran’s nuclear program.
Bride’s house burns down, groom saves tux
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
As his bride-to-be’s house went up in flames hours before their wedding, Rocky Nelson got his priorities in order.
On the record
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B2
Tribe moving series to Milwaukee’s park
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C4
With the grounds crew still shoveling snow off the field, the Cleveland Indians decided it was time to head north to Milwaukee.
City athletes of the week
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C6
Daniel Parker and Morgan Flannigan.
4 years after Saddam’s fall, regret reigns in Iraq
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A7
In a garage filled with classic motorcycles, Khadim al-Jubouri stared at the 4-year-old magazines he usually keeps tucked inside a wooden desk. All of them contained photographs of a lone, burly man wearing a black tank top and swinging a sledgehammer into the base of a tall, bronze statue of Saddam Hussein. The man was al-Jubouri.
Amid record fundraising, presidential race still open
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A8
After months of intensive campaigning, record fundraising and unusually high voter interest, the 2008 presidential campaign has lost its early front-runners on both sides, throwing the races wide open.
City swim squads renew rivalry today
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C7
The Free State and Lawrence High swimming and diving teams already have competed at the same meet twice this spring. The Firebirds finished better than the Lions on both occasions.
Track and field honor roll
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C6
Free State soccer falls
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C3
Free State High’s soccer team held Washburn Rural scoreless in the first half, but allowed two second-half goals in a 2-0 setback Monday.
Protection One adds board member
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C8
Protection One Inc., a Lawrence-based provider of monitored-security services, announces the appointment of a new member to its board of directors: Thomas J. Russo, a partner in RAVE, a privately held company that specializes in quality assurance evaluations and satisfaction surveys for the hospitality, restaurant and retail industries.
Thousands protest continued U.S. presence
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A7
Flying banners that said “No, no to the occupation,” tens of thousands of followers of the anti-American Shiite Muslim cleric Muqtada al-Sadr staged a peaceful rally Monday in one of Iraq’s holiest cities, where they burned American and Israeli flags and called for U.S. troops to leave Iraq.
Dateline’: It’s not just predators
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A2
“Dateline” (7 p.m., NBC) goes undercover to reveal an illegal fencing operation in Houston where thieves trade in stolen cars and electronic consumer goods.
The piggy bank and beyond
Products can boost children’s financial literacy
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C8
Every opportunity I get, I try to teach my children some money lessons. In my household, most requests for toys, video games or trips to a fast-food restaurant are met with two words: college fund.
Commodities
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C8
Soccer boss hopes tie sign of good future
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C6
Tuesday’s city soccer showdown between Lawrence High and Free State resulted in a 1-1 double-overtime tie, representing the first 1-1 tie in the city series since 2003.
Mental health center honors volunteer for years of service
Nieces accept Pioneer Award on psychiatrist’s behalf
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
Retired psychiatrist and volunteer Max Graves received the 21st annual Pioneer Award from Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center on Monday.
Pentagon could extend Iraq stay for 15,000
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A7
The Pentagon is considering a plan to extend the tours of duty for up to 15,000 U.S. troops serving in Iraq, a defense official said Monday.
Wooden sent to hospital
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
Former UCLA basketball coach John Wooden has been hospitalized for treatment of a possible recurrence of diverticulitis.
Kansas Guard leader says conflict to last ‘long time’
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A1
The Kansas National Guard will have about 800 soldiers in Iraq for the foreseeable future and equipment worn out in the war still isn’t being replaced quickly enough, the Guard’s commanding general says.
Local productions win Telly Awards
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C8
Three shows produced by Free State Studios, which has operations in Lawrence and Topeka, received honors as part of the 2007 Telly Awards:
Double Take contest to determine next student writer
April 10, 2007 in print edition on D1
Dr. Wes: It’s time again for the annual Double Take essay contest to determine my student co-author for next year. This time around, there’s a special bonus for the winner: The Family Therapy Institute Midwest and Central National Bank have put together a scholarship fund of at least $1,100 for the co-author’s freshman year in college.
Damaging dissent
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: Nancy Pelosi’s recent trip to the Middle East had no agenda other than to discredit the current administration. She had no objective and nothing to accomplish other than to discredit Bush which, for the moment, seems to be going grossly wrong.
Wheat suffers freeze damage
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B8
Nearly half of the Kansas winter wheat crop has suffered some freeze damage, but it is too early to determine the full effect of the weekend’s arctic blast, Kansas Agricultural Statistics Service said Monday.
Congress, Bush must compromise on Iraq
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
In the continuing battle between the Democratic Congress and the Bush administration over policy in Iraq, logic is on the Democrats’ side, but the crucial political leverage belongs to the president. It behooves the realists in both camps to recognize what the troops and the country have at stake - and negotiate a compromise agreement.
Runoff vote likely in presidential election
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
East Timor’s presidential elections appeared headed toward a runoff Monday, raising fears of prolonged instability in a young nation that nearly descended into civil war a year ago.
Coast Guard stops 78 Haitians in boat
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A3
U.S. Coast Guard patrol officers stopped 78 Haitians fleeing their country in a “dangerously overloaded” homemade boat, an agency spokesman said Monday, while two smaller groups of Cuban immigrants landed on South Florida shores.
Nothing new
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
To the editor: As one who happens to spend a great deal of his time researching 19th century Kansas, I am repeatedly amazed at how much our politicians have failed to learn from the past!
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
Gov. John Carlin, speaking in Lawrence, blasted the 1982 Kansas Legislature for what he said had been “legislative inaction.” He said, “It’s not a very realistic approach that legislators have been taking.” The remarks came during an address at the 10th annual Kansas University Broadcast Journalism Seminar.
Iranians offer video to counter Britons’ charges
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
State-controlled Iranian television on Monday broadcast footage of recently detained British sailors and marines playing pingpong and watching soccer, an attempt to counter charges that they were mistreated during 13 days in captivity.
University of Missouri interim president starts
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B8
Gordon Lamb officially began duties Monday as interim president of the University of Missouri four-campus system.
Hawks suspend Smith two games for outburst
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C5
Atlanta Hawks forward Josh Smith was suspended by the team for two games Monday, one day after an expletive-filled tirade at coach Mike Woodson late in a loss to the Philadelphia 76ers.
Police make arrest in auto theft cases
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
A call of an auto burglary in progress led Lawrence police on Monday to arrest a Topeka man suspected of committing at least two western Lawrence auto thefts and eight auto burglaries in recent days.
Runaway horse carriage stopped by teen in cab
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A5
A runaway horse pulled a carriage with two out-of-town tourists on a wild ride through downtown streets until a teenager rode to the rescue in a pursuing taxi, leaped out and grabbed the horse’s reins.
Chinese leader travels to mend ties with Japan
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
Chinese Premier Wen Jiabao will fly to Japan this week to mend relations between neighbors tightly linked by trade but torn by years of warfare and squabbling.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
More needed showers favored the Lawrence region, and farm experts were saying that 1967 might prove to be a banner year because of the way the moisture had been timed recently. It was helping to close the gap on a severe 1966 drought and subsoil moisture was rapidly being replenished, officials said. Runoff had been minimized by the timing and nature of the rains.
Lecture to poke fun at legal profession
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
Q: Why won’t sharks attack lawyers? A: Personal courtesy.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B6
From the Lawrence Daily World for April 10, 1907: “The World has received appeals from the Russian Famine Relief Committee to call for people of Lawrence to help alleviate the suffering of millions of people in the land of the Czar.
KU researcher to lead $7.5M project
Grant money to be used to study male contraceptives
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B3
A researcher at Kansas University Medical Center has received a five-year, $7.5 million grant to oversee an effort to develop male contraceptives, KU announced Monday.
KU rises in rankings for funded research
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
Kansas University rose four places in a recent nationwide ranking of where public universities stand in federal research funding, KU announced Monday.
U.N. inspections allowed once funds released
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
A U.S. delegation pressed North Korea on Monday to shut down its main nuclear reactor and allow in U.N. inspectors even as the top American negotiator said it would be difficult for a weekend deadline on the closure to be met.
Walking reawakens senses
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B7
A person doesn’t learn much driving around in a car, compared to what you can pick up on foot, and that’s a sad fact about the way most of us live. Your car, comfort though it be, this little den and dining room on wheels, is a prison that deadens your senses; to feel wholly alive you must go for a walk.
Grants to help pay for fire sprinklers
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B1
City staff members are recommending that grants be provided to the owners of eight downtown buildings to help them install fire sprinkler systems.
A&M to tap Turgeon
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C1
Wichita State basketball coach Mark Turgeon today will be introduced as Bill Gillispie’s successor at Texas A&M, according to published reports.
Haskell event will feature contest winners
April 10, 2007 in print edition on D2
Haskell Indian Nations University students have won awards in the Tribal College Journal Creative Writing Contest and will read works at the school’s first Art Gala on Friday.
1,000 troops to be sent to Afghanistan
April 10, 2007 in print edition on A6
Australia plans to nearly double its forces in Afghanistan, Prime Minister John Howard said today, describing the dispatch of 450 soldiers as an attempt to check the swelling Taliban insurgency.
Dental hygienist on record clean streak
April 10, 2007 in print edition on B4
An added perk to Salinan John Rose’s periodic teeth-cleaning from hygienist Geneva Will is catching up on Herington happenings while he’s in the dentist chair.
Imus radio show suspended
April 10, 2007 in print edition on C2
MSNBC and CBS Radio said it will suspend broadcasting Don Imus’ radio program for two weeks following his reference last week to members of the Rutgers women’s basketball team as “nappy-headed hos.”