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Archive for Saturday, July 7, 2007

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Offering hope
Longtime Lawrence resident shares adventures during cancer to inspire others
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A1
She begins strumming her guitar and her angelic voice fills the room. As Susan Mozykowski sings, faces light up and smiles form among a small Bible study group at Brandon Woods Retirement Community. She sings “I’m Bound For That Kingdom,” a piece she wrote while in her 30s that she continues to learn from today.
Jobless rate holds at 4.5 percent
Companies’ hiring stays solid as 132,000 jobs are added
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B4
Employers added 132,000 jobs, paychecks grew solidly and the unemployment rate stayed at a low 4.5 percent in June, fresh evidence that the once listless economy is regaining energy.
Summer camps offer comfort to children of Guard troops
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A7
It’s show-and-tell day at Camp Noah, and 8-year-old Emmily Woodward has something she wants the other kids to see.
New women’s golf clothes work on, off course
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D8
As a new generation of women take up golf, both on the LPGA tour and on local greens, they’ve changed the look of the links. In place of clothes that in some ways were just smaller versions of the men’s, they’ve created a new breed of lifestyle clothing incorporating feminine styles that come in neutral-colored basics with pops of preppy colors, and are constructed from comfortable fabrics that can be worn from day to night.
Faith Forum: Should faith affect how I discipline my kids?
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D1
Our faith affects all of life, not just disciplining children. It is not “Christian” and then “life.” It is all of life lived in submission to God’s word, the Bible, under the lordship of Jesus. Our faith influences our family relationships, business practices - everything.
Vick’s property searched again
Dog fights allegedly staged at house since 2001
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C2
A property owned by Atlanta Falcons quarterback Michael Vick was used as the “main staging area for housing and training the pit bulls involved” in an alleged dogfighting operation, according to court documents.
Twins trounce Chisox twice
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C4
American League roundup
Franchitti poised for success
IRL series leader riding wave, with 8 straight top-five finishes
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
Dario Franchitti sits atop the IRL series, and after the first day of practice on the high-speed road course at Watkins Glen International, he was still beaming.
Woods back on track with 66 in second round
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C6
Standing in the rough at the bottom of a steep slope behind the sixth green, Tiger Woods was getting perilously close to missing the cut in his own tournament. He needed a terrific shot just to have a chance for a bogey that would put him nine shots behind the leader.
Like it or not, Bonds has been chosen
Giants slugger elected All-Star starter despite suspicions of steroid use
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C5
I guess I am just a dinosaur - a living fossil holding on to a forgotten era when integrity, sportsmanship and honor still mattered in the games we play and watch.
Man accused of extorting Belliard sentenced
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C5
An Illinois man accused of trying to extort $150,000 from a former St. Louis Cardinal after claiming the player impregnated the man’s daughter was sentenced Friday to less time than recommended under federal sentencing guidelines.
Griffey’s 586th homer ties for sixth
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C4
National League roundup
Teen Reaney shows versatility at Wheat Meet
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C1
Watching an interview with Emma Reaney at Friday’s Wave The Wheat Meet at the Indoor Aquatic Center, Lawrence Aquahawks coach Mike Soderling chimed in with a bit of sarcasm.
Watson ‘off,’ but on top
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C1
He had just finished his nearly five-hour Friday walk, and Tom Watson said his legs felt as if he had stepped in concrete. He said he felt “unsure” of his swing and that it was “just a little bit off.”
Scouting news
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D3
¢ Cub Scout Pack 3057, chartered to the St. John Catholic School PTO, participated in several events in recent weeks.¢ Boy Scout Troop 55, chartered to Westside Presbyterian Church, conducted its Scout Sunday on April 22.
L.A. mayor’s affair with reporter makes headlines
Telemundo TV newscaster placed on leave
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A6
Mayor Antonio Villaraigosa likes to say “dream with me,” but it’s hard to hear those words these days without a collective snicker.
West sizzles as forecasters say little relief from heat wave in sight
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
If a record-breaking heat wave doesn’t lift soon, cattle rancher Sharon McDonald may see her hay crop turn to dust.
Washington, D.C., joins Live Earth concerts
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A2
The Live Earth global concert series kicked off today with an aboriginal group dancing and singing a traditional welcome at the first venue in Sydney.
Zoo: Panda had pseudopregnancy
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A6
The National Zoo will not be welcoming a new giant panda cub this summer, officials said Friday morning.
Iowa religious conservatives give support to Brownback
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B3
More than 50 religious conservatives in Iowa will lead an effort to persuade Republicans to support presidential candidate Sam Brownback.
Lucky sevens
Many couples set big date for today as recipe for extended marital bliss
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D1
Molly Fruetel doesn’t know whether getting married on 7/7/07 will bring her and her fiance, Patrick Fritzel, good luck. She hopes it does. But she does know there’s at least one advantage to getting married today. “Everybody keeps joking Patrick won’t forget our anniversary date,” Fruetel says.
State to review vehicular homicide law
February fatality involving Tonganoxie teen spurs evaluation of statutes
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
Legislative leaders on Friday ordered a review of the state’s vehicular homicide law in response to a February traffic accident that killed a 19-year-old Tonganoxie woman.
Sizzling heat settling in for weekend
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A1
Summer sunshine means it’s the perfect time to splash in the pool for some Lawrencians - and it’s unbearable work weather for others.
Report: Prince William back together with girlfriend
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A2
Prince William has persuaded his former girlfriend, Kate Middleton, to rekindle their relationship 12 weeks after they split up, a British newspaper reported Friday.
100 insurgents killed in fierce fighting
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
Fierce fighting broke out around Afghanistan on Friday, with battles in three separate regions killing more than 100 militants, part of a cycle of rapidly rising violence five years into the U.S.-led effort to defeat the Taliban.
Horoscopes
July 7, 2007
For Saturday, July 7: Those with birthdays today: You make a difference this year, even when facing difficulties. Not everyone sees the toll that responsibility takes on you or how you respond to having to toe the line. Often people believe they know you when they really don’t. If you are single, you could meet someone through your work or day-to-day travels. This person will want to relate on a deep level. The type of relationship you choose is your call. If you are attached, you need to make special time to be with just your sweetie if you value your bond. ARIES can be challenging.
Roddick wastes two-set advantage
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C6
Two points. That’s how close Andy Roddick was to getting another crack at Roger Federer at Wimbledon.
Venus reaches final
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C6
Ignore the rankings. Ignore recent form. Remember this: You never can count a Williams out.
Tigers’ Perez suspended 25 games
Infielder first to be penalized for testing positive for stimulants
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C5
Tigers infielder Neifi Perez became the first player penalized for testing positive for a stimulant under Major League Baseball’s drug program Friday.
Hostage takers threaten to kill 3-year-old girl
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
The sobbing mother of a British girl kidnapped in Nigeria said Friday her 3-year-old is under threat of death and living on bread and water. Police promised to free the child without resorting to force.
Activist plans return to Mexico as immigration enforcement climbs
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B8
His hopes for immigration reform shattered, one of Kansas’ highest profile Hispanic activists plans to return to Mexico to join his wife and their daughter.
At least Americans excel at eating
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C2
You knew it was going to be a special day when Joey Chestnut first opened his mouth.
Health experts: HIV not as prevalent in India as believed
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
India has about half as many people infected with the AIDS virus as previously believed, India’s government confirmed Friday.
Report: Israelis taking land beyond boundaries
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
Nine in 10 Israeli settlements sprawl beyond their official boundaries in an attempt to grab more land in the West Bank, which the Palestinians claim for a future state, a group that tracks Israeli construction in the territory said Friday.
11-year-old girl charged with DUI after chase
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
Police who chased a car for miles along a highway at speeds up to 100 mph said the driver was drunk, hardly a rarity in this resort town.
Immigration court to help relieve backlog
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B8
Even before the collapse of the immigration compromise in the U.S. Senate, immigration courts handling administrative cases in America’s Heartland were swamped.
Spears apologizes for attack on photographer’s car
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A2
Britney Spears apologized for attacking a photographer’s car with an umbrella in February, saying at the time she was preparing to try out for a movie part and got carried away.
Restroom with more than 1,000 stalls opens
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
They’re flush with pride in Chongqing, where a recently opened porcelain palace features an Egyptian facade, soothing music and more than 1,000 toilets spread out over 30,000 square feet.
Court rules against challenges to domestic spying program
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
A divided federal appeals court rejected a lawsuit Friday challenging President Bush’s domestic spying program without ruling on the issue of whether warrantless wiretapping is legal.
Man who took hostages after failed car theft shot
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
An armed man who dashed into a house Friday was fatally shot by an officer while holding a hostage around the neck, police said.
Stewart seeks end to slump
Two-time champion hasn’t won this season
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
It took Tony Stewart 25 starts to earn his first NASCAR victory and end the longest drought of his professional career.
Hamilton, Raikkonen fastest in F1
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
Lewis Hamilton and Kimi Raikkonen had the best times in Friday’s practice session for the British Grand Prix.
Local ‘wonder’
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Constitution Hall in Lecompton has been nominated as a finalist for the “Eight Wonders of Kansas.”
Hearing delayed for suspect in attempted school shooting
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Supporters of a teen accused of firing an assault rifle inside his middle school have been flooding the court with letters as the boy’s attorneys seek to move the case out of adult court.
Villagers ate bones from dinosaurs, not dragons
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
Villagers in central China spent decades digging up bones they believed belonged to flying dragons and using them in traditional medicines. Turns out the bones belonged to dinosaurs, and now scientists are doing the digging.
On the record
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Law enforcement report
Attorney: Ex-Marine in Fallujah probe a hero
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A8
An ex-Marine at the center of a probe into whether Camp Pendleton troops killed between five and 10 unarmed captives during a battle in Iraq is a hero who faced vicious enemies, his attorney said Friday.
All 189 riders sign charter against doping
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C8
All 189 Tour de France riders signed the UCI’s anti-doping charter in time for today’s opening prologue stage.
Thomas court’s most reliable conservative
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
Let me wish the Supreme Court justices a fond farewell as they set out on their summer vacation. We can all rest assured now that they won’t do any more damage until the first week in October.
Two suspects in failed car bomb plot looked into U.S. jobs
Iraqi physician charged in Britain
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A5
The FBI said Friday that two suspects in the failed car bombings in Britain had made inquiries about working in the United States, and an Iraqi doctor arrested at the attack on Glasgow airport became the first person charged in the terror plot.
Rain gives Gordon pole
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
Qualifying for the Pepsi 400 was washed out Friday, leaving several teams out of the season’s second race at NASCAR’s most storied track.
Burger King to use trans-fat-free oil
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B4
Burger King said Friday it would use trans-fat-free cooking oil at all its U.S. restaurants by the end of next year, following in the footsteps of other leading fast-food restaurants.
Lawrence resident wins $25K in lottery
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
Richard Bastemeyer of Lawrence won $25,000 on Friday from a scratch-off Kansas Lottery ticket.
Report: Many still jailed after fleeing Somali war
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
At least 76 people who were captured while fleeing the war in Somalia in January are still being held in Ethiopia under a program of secret prisoner renditions backed by the United States, Kenya and Somalia, human rights activists said Friday.
Van de Velde to miss British due to illness
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C6
Jean Van de Velde will miss the British Open’s return to Carnoustie, where he squandered a three-shot lead on the last hole.
Correction
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Tae Kwon Do champions Bill and Ginger Vermooten, 69 and 61, respectively, said their television rarely is on. “We do read, constantly,” Ginger Vermooten said. Information was unclear in an article Wednesday.
Bourdais out front at Toronto
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
After Sebastien Bourdais won the provisional pole for the Steelback Grand Prix of Toronto on Friday, the Frenchman was asked if he realizes he always seems to rise to the challenge when he is in conflict with other drivers.
Fireworks death under investigation
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Investigators are trying to find out how a man killed in a fireworks accident acquired a device meant only for professional displays.
Club news
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D5
The Thursday Morning Bridge Club played a Howell movement directed by Chris Lane on June 28. Eldon Herd and Marilyn Martin won first place, followed by Lester Dalton and Elle Patton.
Lawrence attorney to be on TV in Boeing case
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
A Lawrence attorney involved in what could be a landmark case in aircraft safety will be featured on national television Tuesday.
5 injured in casino after man opens fire
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
A “distressed” gunman on a balcony at the New York-New York casino opened fire on gamblers below early Friday, wounding four people before he was tackled by off-duty military reservists. A fifth person was hurt in a crush of people fleeing the casino.
Shots fired at Pakistani president’s aircraft
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
President Gen. Pervez Musharraf survived an apparent assassination attempt Friday when shots were fired at his aircraft as it took off from a military base, authorities and witnesses said.
Busch race today sets up twinbill
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C7
Rain washed out Friday night’s Busch Series race at Daytona International Speedway, and NASCAR rescheduled the event for this morning.
FCE news
July 7, 2007
The India Family and Community Education unit will meet at 1:15 p.m. Thursday at the home of Regina Shaver. Frances Mercer will give the lesson on the history of Haskell.
Lawrence Datebook
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Events around Lawrence.
UCLA student gets Hilton’s old cell number, many calls
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A2
For months, Shira Barlow’s cell phone was flooded with wrong-number calls and text messages, mostly between 2 a.m. and 4 a.m. on weekends. Told they had reached a college student, callers refused to believe it.
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
Douglas County District Attorney Mike Malone said he would seek to have the 17-year-old girl suspected in the murder of a Lawrence carpenter tried as an adult. The girl, Lisa Dawn Bigenwalt, was one of two juveniles implicated in the recent slaying of Bigenwalt’s great-uncle, Donald L. Hatchell, 49.
Clarification
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
A brief that appeared in Friday’s Journal-World requires clarification.
Library dedicated to woman who helped disabled
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B3
Longtime Lawrence resident Jean Hetherington was committed to helping people.
Employment report gives boost to stocks
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B4
Wall Street ended the first week of the third quarter with a respectable gain Friday, shaking off early losses as investors found signs of strength in the government’s June employment report.
Also this week …
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B2
Immunization clinic by the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department, flu shots available, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-8 p.m. Mondays, 9:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Tuesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Wednesdays, 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-7 p.m. Thursdays, and 8:30 a.m.-11:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Fridays, 200 Maine, 843-0721.
Firm pays out bets after ‘wrong’ Gore arrested
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
Ireland’s top bookmaker, Paddy Power PLC, paid out more than $13,500 on Friday to people who bet that Al Gore would be arrested. Trouble was, the company neglected to specify which one.
Kasold Drive reopens ahead of schedule
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
The Kasold Drive construction project is complete and all four lanes are open today, said Chuck Soules, the city’s public works director.
Attempt fails to keep Wichita from selling liquor on Sundays
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B3
Liquor and convenience stores in the state’s largest city can start selling alcohol on Sundays after an attempt to force a citywide vote on the measure failed this week.
Baghdad violence down, but no celebration
Residents, U.S. worry that bombings, kidnappings may increase again
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A8
Shop owners long afraid of Baghdad’s bombings and shootings are keeping their stores open later these days on the main street of Jadidah district, saying they feel safer after weeks of a beefed-up U.S. security crackdown.
Moran to address Chamber of Commerce
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
U.S. Rep. Jerry Moran, a Republican from Hays, will speak at 9 a.m. Tuesday to the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Suicide car bomb kills 26
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A8
A suicide car bomber struck outside a cafe in a tiny Kurdish village near the Iranian border Friday, killing 26 people in a remote part of a province where U.S. forces are waging an offensive against Sunni insurgents, police said.
Woman arrested in clash over dry lawn
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A6
A 70-year-old woman who said she couldn’t afford to water her brown, sickly lawn was briefly jailed Friday after refusing to accept a ticket for violating a city ordinance.
Kids knee-deep in learning at museum’s aquatic science camp
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
Youngsters got down and dirty to learn about water habitats around Lawrence.
Museum series to look at history makers
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
The Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass., will be hosting a new lecture series called Local History Makers.
Wrong tactic
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: When I first saw the photo in the lower right corner of July 4 Journal-World titled “Prison support,” I was hopeful that it was a story about increasing educational programs or medical care in prisons.
Edberg shoots 65 leads European Open
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C6
Pelle Edberg made two 60-foot birdie putts, shooting a 5-under 65 Friday for a one-stroke lead after the second round of the European Open.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
The Board of Education has awarded the contract for building the new Manual Training High School to E.H. Schneider of Lawrence.
Drug official given death sentence
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A9
A former department head at China’s drug regulation agency was sentenced to death Friday on bribery charges, as U.S. regulators ordered a recall of three more Chinese-made products deemed dangerous to children.
City police seek ‘Bonbon Bandit’
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A6
A serial thief with a penchant for knocking off gourmet chocolate shops and ice cream parlors is anything but sweet, police say.
Filmmaker to re-create Quantrill’s raid in docu-drama
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
Ken Spurgeon doesn’t want people to just know about William Quantrill’s 1863 raid in Lawrence; he wants them to deeply feel it.
Germs grow out of sight
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D1
Think your house is clean? Think again. Germs can hide in unexpected places. Here are a few common sites, along with tips for cleaning them from Nancy Bock of the Soap and Detergent Association:
Stress fracture sidelines Kansas’ Arthur
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C1
Kansas University men’s basketball coach Bill Self announced Friday afternoon that sophomore forward Darrell Arthur, who in late June secured a spot on the USA U19 national squad, will be out four to six weeks after MRI results revealed a stress fracture in his left leg.
Bubbles’
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
The late Beverly Sills made opera something that everyone could enjoy, and her effervescence and kindness were infectious.
Hurricane chief says he won’t resign
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A3
The embattled director of the National Hurricane Center, Bill Proenza, refused to resign Friday, leaving at an impasse what has become a bitter rift in the forescasting group the nation relies upon for accurate warnings of storm strikes.
Bush should launch anti-partisan effort
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
If you believe the Bush presidency is a failure, what then? Do you delight in whacking him like a pinata for the next 18 months with your only objective a Democratic blowout victory in the 2008 election? If that is your strategy, do you ask yourself what kind of country a Democratic president will inherit and whether he (or she) will have the ability to quickly turn things around after months of pummeling a weakened president?
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B6
A lease for the Dine-A-Mite Inn property at 23rd and Louisiana streets was signed and the once-popular dining and night spot, once just outside the city limits, was about to be razed so the land could be used for other purposes. A service station now occupies the site.
Patrol seeks fuel deals
July 7, 2007
The Journal-World found gas prices as low as $3.05 at several locations. If you find a lower price, call Pump Patrol at 832-7154.
Supreme Court chief to visit KU in 2008
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B1
John G. Roberts Jr., chief justice of the United States, is scheduled to deliver the 2008 Vickers Memorial Lecture at Kansas University next spring.
Wide-open race impossible to handicap
As soon as we start the race, we will know more about who is good’
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C8
Trying to pick the winner of this summer’s Tour de France is anyone’s guess, especially since many of cycling’s biggest stars are sidelined because of doping scandals.
Keegan: Towner fights to end
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C1
He was coming off a snowman, that’s right an 8. And the next hole was not going any better for Randy Towner, head pro at Alvamar Country Club. Whistling Straits was having him for dinner Friday evening.
Royals cure for Rays’ ills
July 7, 2007 in print edition on C3
Kansas City seems to be where Tampa Bay losing streaks come to die.
Coffeyville residents ordered out after workers get sick
July 7, 2007 in print edition on B5
National Guardsmen manned barricades closing streets into flooded neighborhoods, where lawns were streaked with blackish oily stains left behind when the water receded and where one man found dead in a motel was believed to be the flood’s first fatality.
Find food at fun parks
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A2
The Food network offers a high-calorie tour of America’s thrill rides, theme parks and tourist attractions on “Amusement Park Eats” (8 p.m. today, Food). George Duran hosts a cross-country tour of the cuisine associated with Ferris wheels and roller coasters. If you think the story begins and ends with hot dogs and cotton candy, think again.
Ex-firefighter arrested in bikini accepts plea deal
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A4
A man who was arrested in a park wearing a woman’s wig and a bikini accepted a plea deal Thursday that dropped a charge of public indecency.
Late-term abortion law to be reviewed
Topic among several being studied this summer by lawmakers
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A1
Amid a legal controversy surrounding high-profile abortion provider Dr. George Tiller, legislative leaders decided Friday to have a special committee examine the law on late-term abortions with an eye toward recommending legislation next year.
Tax increase recommended
Budget suggestions also include raising pool fees; Swimmers would be charged flat rate of $4
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A1
Save the T. Spare the streets. Give city employees a raise. Write a bigger property tax check. And, oh yeah, pay more for swimming.
Foreign doctors wary after physicians implicated
July 7, 2007 in print edition on A5
Evidence that doctors are at the heart of a British terrorist plot has foreign-born physicians in the U.S. on edge and wondering whether already stringent immigration security will get even tougher.
Society calendar
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D5
Delaware Street Commons, 5 p.m. dinner and social gathering, Commons House, 1222 Del. 550-0163 or info@delaware-street.com.
Kansas University Honor Roll
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D5
Area undergraduates were named to the honor roll at Kansas University for grades achieved during the spring 2007 semester.
Around and about
July 7, 2007 in print edition on D3
Erin E. Bennett and Jenna L. Wilcox, both of Lawrence, graduated summa cum laude from Creighton University in Omaha, Neb., on May 12. Bennett received a Bachelor of Science, and Wilcox earned a Bachelor of Social Work.