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Archive for Monday, July 30, 2007

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Births
Blog entries
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Douglas County Fair 2007 Royals youth clinic The Price is Right
Podcasts
Polls
Is the cost of milk more or less aggravating than the price of gas?

Poll results

Response Percent
Less
 
75%
More
 
18%
Undecided
 
6%
Total 321
Should farmland near the intersection of Highway 24/40 and North Seventh Street be developed into a business park?

Poll results

Response Percent
No
 
67%
Yes
 
28%
Undecided
 
4%
Total 251
Videos

Lead stories

3:00 a.m.
Caleb Dickinson-Cove, 7, and his sister Anya, 9, look over crayons while shopping Thursday at Target, 3201 Iowa. Parents this year are expected to spend 7 percent more on back-to-school merchandise than they did last year. Supplies add to cost of going back to school
July 29, 2007 in print edition on 1A
Caleb Dickinson-Cove, 7, and his sister Anya, 9, pored over piles of crayon boxes and other school supplies this week at Target, 3201 Iowa. Amid their energetic rush, Caleb and Anya were preparing for their return Aug. 15 to Schwegler School. They stopped with their mom, Sahja Cove, to test out some backpacks.
6:00 a.m.
Corbet Collins takes a breather on his land just south of Lawrence Municipal Airport. A proposed commercial development near Collins' property has many neighbors worried that it will interrupt their rural lifestyle. Collins was out working in his field on Friday. Development plans may turn farmland into battleground
July 30, 2007 in print edition on 1A
It all comes back to the land. Here in Grant Township - nestled in the Kansas River valley north of Lawrence - there’s plenty to see if you like rural scenes. The corn grows as high as an elephant’s eye, as they say in farm country. The air hums with the sound of prop engine planes taking off and landing from the Lawrence Municipal Airport. And even the intruders are a welcome sight.
11:00 a.m.
Maj. Agha Khalili, foreground, from Afghanistan, and Maj. Karuranga Gatete, from Rwanda, are foreign military officers studying at Fort Leavenworth. Both veterans of wars in their homelands, the pair are pictured Wednesday outside the Lewis and Clark Center on the army base. Foreign officers learn basics of U.S. military training
July 30, 2007 in print edition on 1A
They successfully fought to overthrow repressive governments in their homelands. Now Maj. Agha Khalili of Afghanistan and Maj. Karuranga Gatete of Rwanda are sitting in classrooms with other foreign military officers and their U.S. Army colleagues at Fort Leavenworth. “It is necessary to the Afghan officers to understand United States (military) doctrine and the U.S. military because they work together,” Khalili said.
1:30 p.m.
KU freshman-to-be Aaron Miles, right, tries to strip the ball from
former Jayhawk Rex Walters. In the background are former Jayhawk
Lester Earl, left, and current KU player Drew Gooden. The action
took place at the Roy Williams Basketball Camp in June, 2001, at
Horejsi Center.
Walters fulfills dream
July 30, 2007 in print edition on 1B
Wearing a light-blue shirt with “Florida Atlantic” prominently displayed over his chest, Rex Walters stood alone in a corner of Okun Fieldhouse. The 37-year-old second-year FAU coach punched out text messages into his cell phone during breaks in the action at the Price Chopper AAU basketball tournament, appearing as intense as his days as a ballhawking combo guard at Kansas University.
5:00 p.m.
Host Bob Barker shares a moment with a contestant at the taping of the 34th season premiere of "The Price is Right" in this 2005 file photo. Come on down!
July 30, 2007 in print edition on 1C
Dennis Rosen has stood in Bob Barker’s shoes - sort of. Last March, some of Rosen’s students at Kansas University convinced him to play the role of host of “The Price is Right” in a late-night re-creation of the game show. It drew 500 screaming students to the Kansas Union Ballroom.

All stories

6News video: Rollover sends man to hospital
July 30, 2007
One person was injured n a rollover accident early this morning east of Lawrence. According to the Douglas County Sheriff’s Department, just before 1 a.m., a 40=year-old Texas man was driving west on east 15th Street east of the city limits when he lost control of the vehicle.
6News video: Baking skills tested at fair
July 30, 2007
This event was meant for those with a sweet tooth. Members put their baking skills to the test today in the 101st 4H foods event at the county fair.
6News video: Local churches vandalized
July 30, 2007
Vandals targeted local churches over the weekend, leaving behind mysterious marks on the buildings.
6News video: Statue stolen from yard
July 30, 2007
A senseless prank caused pain for one Lawrence family. Thieves made off with a priceless piece of yard art; a six-hundred pound concrete dragon is missing from Jeannie Russell’s yard. But to her had her three sons, it’s much more than just a statue.
6Sports video: Summer to remember for Metcalf
July 30, 2007
The Royals’ sweep of Texas over the weekend made for an awful homecoming for former KU thirdbaseman Travis Metcalf. The Wamego native was 0-9 in three starts for the Rangers at Kauffman Stadium.
6News video: Kidcast for July 30
July 30, 2007
Isabel Hardy gives the highs and lows.
6News video: Bauer Farm develpment talks heating up
July 30, 2007
With plans for a new Wal-Mart moving forward again, activity is picking up on another major development proposal at the northwest Lawrence intersection. The Bauer Farm development, a mix of about 220 homes and apartments along with a retail area, located on the northeast corner of 6th and Wakarusa, has been billed as the city’s first significant foray into the concept o new urbanism.
6News video: Assistant City Manager headed to KU
July 30, 2007
A long-time leader at Lawrence City Hall is leaving for a job with the KU Athletics Department. Assistant City Manager Debbie van Saun will make the move to Associate Athletics Director and Senior Women’s Administrator. Van Saun has worked for the city for nearly 30 years, starting in the Utilities Department in 1979, and moving to her current post seven years ago.
6News video: Republicans threaten penalties for helping Dems
July 30, 2007
Elected republicans in Kansas who help politicians across the aisle risk losing rights within the state party. Moderate republican mark Buhler says it’s about red states holding onto social conservatives and weeding out moderates.
Fair results: Open Horse Show
July 30, 2007
Results from the 2007 Open Horse Show
Fair results: 4-H Pet Show
July 30, 2007
Results from the 2007 4-H Pet Show
Fair results: 4-H Clothing
July 30, 2007
Results from the 2007 4-H Clothing show
Fair results: 4-H Horse Show
July 30, 2007
Results from the 2007 4-H Horse Show
6News Now: Bauer Farms development talks get underway
July 30, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, with plans a new Wal-Mart moving forward, developers focus on the nearby Bauer Farms area, and a longtime leader at city hall is moving to KU.
Van Saun leaves City Hall, goes to KU
July 30, 2007
Debbie Van Saun, the assistant city manager, is leaving City Hall to take a job with the Kansas University athletics department.
Man life-flighted after rollover
July 30, 2007
Just before 1 a.m., a vehicle rolled over in the 1600 block of north 1500 Street. According to Lt. Kari Wempe, Steve Sandy was ejected from the vehicle.
No one like Holmes
Enigmatic back arrives at Chiefs training camp
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B1
Priest Holmes says he fell asleep a week or so ago and awoke with a new purpose in life. He dreamed he was playing football. Now, despite being out of the game since a brutal tackle in October of 2005 aggravated a potentially dangerous spinal condition, Kansas City’s career rushing leader is vowing to resume his once-outstanding career.
Development plans may turn farmland into battleground
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A1
It all comes back to the land. Here in Grant Township - nestled in the Kansas River valley north of Lawrence - there’s plenty to see if you like rural scenes. The corn grows as high as an elephant’s eye, as they say in farm country. The air hums with the sound of prop engine planes taking off and landing from the Lawrence Municipal Airport. And even the intruders are a welcome sight.
Rebuilding ‘green’ presents challenges
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A5
The task of rebuilding Greensburg is presenting the supporters of so-called “green” design with an opportunity to display the environmental-friendly philosophy on a communitywide scale. But determining what a green Greensburg will look like will require careful maneuvering around issues of politics, financing and even reality television in the town devastated by a May 4 tornado.
Exit polls show big loss for Japan’s ruling party
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ruling party suffered humiliating losses in parliamentary elections Sunday after a string of political scandals, exit polls showed, but Abe said he did not plan to resign.
Rec calendar
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B4
On the record
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A4
¢ Law enforcement report¢ Fire calls¢ Marriage licenses issued¢ Divorces granted
Coffee concept finds Lawrence home
July 30, 2007 in print edition on C1
Three years ago, while on Christmas vacation in Minnesota, Eric Schmidt walked into a coffee shop; it changed the course of his life. The coffee was the best and freshest he’d ever tasted. “There were lots of customers but no lines. We were served quickly, and the place was inviting and comfortable,” he recalls. A coffee-roaster took pride of place, and Eric was fascinated as he watched the beans being roasted.
People in the news
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B8
¢ Heart problems sideline Kiss’ Paul Stanley¢ ‘Simpsons Movie’ takes box office top spot¢ Steve Martin wedding a surprise for guests¢ Winnie of ‘Wonder Years’ says smart is beautiful
More think Supreme Court ‘too conservative’
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
About half of the public thinks the Supreme Court is generally balanced in its decisions, but a growing number of Americans say the court has become “too conservative” in the two years since President Bush began nominating justices, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll.
Lawrence datebook
July 30, 2007
Lawrence Art Guild Members exhibition, 9 a.m.-9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.
Unusual race could open up conventions
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A9
Gingrich versus Gore in 2008. Gore? Gingrich? They are not even running! But the possibility is not nearly as flaky as it sounds. This election cycle creates a significant chance - the first in modern memory - that both parties could string out their presidential nominations until their conventions next summer.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A9
From the Lawrence Daily World for July 30, 1907: “Local county evaluation has been released as $5,108,080, only a slight increase over the past year. : A mule valued at $400 was killed by a lightning strike on the B.C. Jewett property south of town. And M.G. Reed lost a horse to the storm.
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A9
Police were called on to perform as cowboys when a white-faced steer broke loose from the Lawrence Livestock Barn. It took more than a half-hour to get the animal back to its proper quarters.
U.N. crime-fighting plan may be in jeopardy
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
The fate of a U.N.-backed initiative to fight organized crime hangs in the balance in Guatemala, where legislators will decide this week whether to scrap a plan to create an international team of investigators to aid the country’s beleaguered criminal justice system.
Harassment allegations could haunt Bloomberg
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
Mayor Michael Bloomberg speaks his mind, and that is a big part of his cachet in anything-goes New York. But a sexual harassment lawsuit he settled in 2000 and other racy comments over the years show how his blunt style could prove a liability if he runs for president as an independent.
Military support
It’s good to see the continuing support of state officials for Kansans serving in the military.
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A9
A couple of actions taken last week in Topeka are a positive indication of the support members of the military have in Kansas. The first action was a very practical matter taken on by the Kansas Insurance Department. New rules approved last week bar annuity and life insurance salesmen from soliciting soldiers who are on duty or attending required meetings on their bases.
Karzai calls abductions of S. Koreans un-Islamic
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
President Hamid Karzai declared Sunday that the abduction of 22 South Korean church workers by Taliban militants was an un-Islamic act that brought disgrace on Afghanistan.
Horoscopes
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B8
Those with birthdays today: You have a dynamic and creative year ahead. Never back off from what is workable, though you might need to fine-tune the possibilities. If you are single, many people will enter your life, including someone quite significant. If you are attached, your bond warms up considerably, especially in 2008. Enjoy. Focus on basics. AQUARIUS understands basic concerns. Listen to their advice.
Apple Users’ Group meets Wednesday
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
The Lawrence Apple Users’ Group 2.0’s next meeting, “Kicking the Microsoft Habit,” is set for 7 p.m. Wednesday in the community room at Signs of Life Bookstore, 722 Mass.
Bridge completion will bring celebration
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A3
Lecompton and Perry residents will be ready to celebrate when the nearby Kansas River bridge reopens in a couple of weeks. The bridge that links the two communities was closed in March for reconstruction of the surface deck. The closing turned a five-minute commute between the two towns into an approximately 30-minute detour through Lawrence or Topeka. It affected school bus routes and business in both towns.
Attorney appointed to Bench-Bar Committee
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
Attorney Terrence J. Campbell, a partner in the law firm Barber Emerson LC, Lawrence, has been appointed to serve a three-year term on the Bench-Bar Committee for the United States District Court for the District of Kansas.
64 migrant Cubans sent back to homeland
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
A total of 64 Cuban migrants intercepted during four separate attempts at reaching the U.S. over three days were returned to their home country Sunday, a U.S. Coast Guard official said.
Protect against lightning damage
July 30, 2007 in print edition on C1
The more electronic devices we have in our homes, the more we stand to lose from a lightning strike. From 2004 to 2006, the cost of homeowners’ insurance claims due to lightning increased 20 percent to $882 million, and it’s expected to approach $1 billion this year, the Insurance Information Institute reports.
Move forward after bad job
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
Dear J.T. & Dale: Recently I took a new job that has ended up not being anything like what was described during the interview process. I have been there only five months, but I really want to leave. I was at my previous job for a little less than three years. I don’t want to look like a job-jumper.
Fundraiser pulls people, tractors together to benefit Atchison boy
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A3
Orville Calhoon can’t stand to see life stomp on people. So the 71-year-old Lawrence resident has figured out a way to help pull people out of major troubles. On Sunday, Calhoon organized his second stock garden tractor pull and benefit auction to raise funds for someone in need. Brice Sowers, 14, an Atchison High School ninth-grader, has suffered from the effects of a brain tumor for four years. The event was at the VFW in Atchison and raised about $3,500.
New Urbanism development moving ahead
With Wal-Mart proposal going forward, Lawrence architect can solidify plans
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A3
Now that a plan for a new Wal-Mart store in northwest Lawrence is moving forward again, activity is starting to pick back up on the intersection’s other major development proposal. Lawrence architect Michael Treanor said city commissioners soon will see new plans for the Bauer Farm development, which seeks to put a mix of retail, offices and residential units on the northeast corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. That places it across the street from a proposed Wal-Mart store that received Planning Commission approval last week.
Watson triumphant in Scotland
Kansas Citian wins Senior British Open despite sand scare
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
Tom Watson’s three-shot lead in the Senior British Open was in peril, and memories of his back-nine collapse at the U.S. Senior Open three weeks ago came flooding back. But that was in 90-degree heat at Whistling Straits. Sunday he was at cold and blustry Muirfield, where the five-time British Open winner and master of Scottish links courses is at home.
Contador claims tainted Tour
Spaniard wins in atmosphere where ‘suspicion is everywhere’
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B4
All the right elements were there: The smiling winner in his bright yellow jersey. The fans several rows deep under the majestic trees of the Champs-Elysees. But something seemed broken about the Tour de France on Sunday - perhaps forever.
Barfield’s blunders doom Indians
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B6
Josh Barfield made two errors on one play to help Minnesota score the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and the Twins rallied to beat C.C. Sabathia and the Indians on Sunday.
Annual neighborhood block party draws 175 for food, conversation
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A3
Based on the clouds that brought no rain, the hot dogs and hamburgers, the music and the crowd of about 175 people, all parties involved were calling Sunday’s block party a success. “It’s familial and it’s neighborly,” said Carol Pilant, who coordinated the event. “It’s a time when everybody seems to be on equal footing.”
Program offers black boys a role model
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A9
“I sure hope Timothy doesn’t come to school today.” It was when that thought came to mind, says Frederica Wilson, surveying the faces at the conference table in the Miami-Dade County Public Schools headquarters, that she knew she had a problem. After all, she was a school principal, a black woman.
Stewart storms to Brickyard victory
Driver never panics, chases down Harvick, who falls all the way to seventh at Indy race
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
After years of torment, Tony Stewart has mastered his beloved hometown track. Stewart scored his second career victory at Indianapolis Motor Speedway, dominating Sunday at the place that caused him a decade of heartache and once even threatened his career.
Walters fulfills dream
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B1
Wearing a light-blue shirt with “Florida Atlantic” prominently displayed over his chest, Rex Walters stood alone in a corner of Okun Fieldhouse. The 37-year-old second-year FAU coach punched out text messages into his cell phone during breaks in the action at the Price Chopper AAU basketball tournament, appearing as intense as his days as a ballhawking combo guard at Kansas University.
Zambrano claims 14th ‘W’
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B6
Carlos Zambrano became the majors’ first 14-game winner and finished with three hits to help Chicago beat Cincinnati on Sunday.
Hearing aid market booms
Rock ‘n’ roll generation boosts need for devices
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
Growing up in the 1960s, loud music was a social staple for Ruthann Cage. Highlights of her youth included coveted tickets to the Beatles and the Rolling Stones in 1964 in Chicago. At college parties, Cage occasionally joined a band on stage, “banging a tambourine with the other sorority girls.” Decades later, Cage found herself straining to hear conversations. She could no longer distinguish consonants. Names such as “Harry” became “fairy.”
Nunez not going anywhere after this gem
Recalled from Triple-A before game, pitcher shuts out Rangers, helps Royals complete sweep
July 30, 2007
The Kansas City Royals certainly are glad they have Leo Nunez now. Nunez pitched six scoreless innings in his second major-league start, and the Royals routed the Texas Rangers, 10-0, Sunday to complete a three-game sweep.
Foreign officers learn basics of U.S. military training
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A1
They successfully fought to overthrow repressive governments in their homelands. Now Maj. Agha Khalili of Afghanistan and Maj. Karuranga Gatete of Rwanda are sitting in classrooms with other foreign military officers and their U.S. Army colleagues at Fort Leavenworth. “It is necessary to the Afghan officers to understand United States (military) doctrine and the U.S. military because they work together,” Khalili said.
Bush, Brown seek to build relationship
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
President Bush, starting a new relationship late in his presidency, welcomed British Prime Minister Gordon Brown on Sunday with casual diplomacy. In the tranquility of the Catoctin Mountains, Bush and Brown began their brief meeting - Sunday night and today - at Camp David, with an emphasis on private time between the two.
Raiders washed again
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B3
The Lawrence Raiders will have to wait another day before competing in the championship game against the Topeka Senators in the American Legion zone tournament at Free State High.
Cities try lawsuit tactic against gangs
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
Fed up with deadly drive-by shootings, incessant drug dealing and graffiti, cities nationwide are trying a different tactic to combat gangs: They’re suing them. Fort Worth and San Francisco are among the latest to file lawsuits against gang members, asking courts for injunctions barring them from hanging out together on street corners, in cars or anywhere else in certain areas.
Greenroom Salon adds hair stylist
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
Teri Williams has joined Greenroom Salon, Lawrence, as a stylist. Williams graduated from Z’s Cosmetology in Lawrence, and recently completed six months of training at Greenroom, 924 1/2 Mass., where her responsibilities include providing hair cuts and coloring.
Legislators consider fund for shooting victims
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A6
Virginia legislators are considering creating a taxpayer-financed fund that would compensate the victims of the Virginia Tech massacre to try to stave off potential lawsuits.
Gorbachev supports Putin’s show of power
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
Former Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev, whose reforms played a major role in freeing the Soviet Union from totalitarianism, defended authoritarian moves by Russian President Vladimir Putin as necessary “to prevent the disintegration of the country.”
Soccer camp wraps up
July 30, 2007
Forty-four young soccer enthusiasts participated in the Kaw Valley Soccer Association’s Advanced Skills Camp last week. The camp, which ran from July 23-27, took a more focused approach to one element of the game.
Highway reopens but wildfire threatens lodge
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
A highway near Glacier National Park was reopened Sunday, just a half-mile from a wind-whipped wildfire, but a nearby lodge threatened by the flames remained evacuated.
Spruce up shoes with printed insoles
July 30, 2007 in print edition on C2
Don’t be spotted wearing plain insoles in your summer slingbacks - not when you could be wearing leopard spots or tiger stripes. The latest way to “cute up” your slides, mules or flip-flops is with funky, fun or even furry animal-pattern insoles.
Gonzales warned to get his story straight
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A1
Attorney General Alberto Gonzales must quickly clarify apparent contradictions in his testimony about warrantless spying or risk a possible perjury investigation, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee said Sunday. “This is going to have a devastating effect on law enforcement throughout the country if it’s not cleared up,” said Sen. Patrick Leahy, D-Vt.
Safety experts call for interior locks on classrooms
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A6
After a student gunman killed four of his classmates and his German teacher and then left, Derek O’Dell had to wedge one of his sneakers under the classroom door to keep the attacker from returning to kill even more.
Studies pinpoint MS genes
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
After three decades of work, scientists said Sunday they have identified two human genes that can cause multiple sclerosis, illuminating a new road toward a treatment for the debilitating nerve disease.
Youngsters learn ropes from former Royals
July 30, 2007
Nearly 100 area youth ages 5-12 took part in the Royals Youth Clinic on Saturday at Arrocha Ballpark. Campers received instructional tips on hitting, fielding, pitching, catching and playing the outfield from former Royals players Dennis Leonard, Brian McRae, Les Norman, Ed Hearn and former Kansas University baseball coach Marty Pattin.
Rebels finish strong at World Series
July 30, 2007
The 14U Kansas Rebels finished out their season with a strong showing at the 14U AAA United States Sports Specialties Association baseball World Series July 16-22 at Fountain Lake Sports Complex. The tournament featured the top teams from 12 states.
Come on down!
July 30, 2007 in print edition on C1
Dennis Rosen has stood in Bob Barker’s shoes - sort of. Last March, some of Rosen’s students at Kansas University convinced him to play the role of host of “The Price is Right” in a late-night re-creation of the game show. It drew 500 screaming students to the Kansas Union Ballroom.
Help needed for Take Back the Night event
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A4
Women’s Transitional Care Services needs volunteers to help with Take Back the Night on Oct. 4. The event takes a stand against violence and abuse in the community. Planning meetings will be every second and fourth Thursday through September at the United Way of Douglas County office, 2518 Ridge Court. Meetings start at 6 p.m. and usually last about two hours.
Iraqis unite to celebrate soccer triumph
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A8
It was a day Iraqis will remember for years to come. Millions watched Sunday as the underdog Iraqi national soccer team won its first Asian Cup, beating three-time champions Saudi Arabia, 1-0, in overtime. Fans took to the streets to celebrate across Iraq - in Kurdish areas to the north, Shiite holy cities to the south and several neighborhoods in the capital.
State says open valve led to oil spill at Coffeyville refinery
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B10
An oil spill that damaged hundreds of Coffeyville homes during flooding four weeks ago was caused when the valve on a refinery storage tank was left open, the Kansas Department of Health and Environment said. The refinery’s owner, Coffeyville Resources, has long acknowledged that a storage tank overflowed as the refinery was swamped by floodwaters from the nearby Verdigris River. An estimated 71,000 gallons of crude oil escaped.
Research sees jump in Atlantic tropical storms
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
The number of tropical storms developing annually in the Atlantic Ocean more than doubled over the past century, with the increase taking place in two jumps, researchers say.
Political appointee blocked surgeon general’s health report
July 30, 2007 in print edition on A2
A surgeon general’s report in 2006 that called on Americans to help tackle global health problems has been kept from the public by a Bush political appointee without any background or expertise in medicine or public health, chiefly because the report did not promote the administration’s policy accomplishments, according to current and former public health officials.
My Boys’ enters the comfort zone
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B8
Some shows excite viewers and others repel them. In the end, some are created for comfort - something to slip into like a favorite shoe. The comedy “My Boys” (9 p.m., TBS) is just entering its sophomore season, and it already has that old-sneaker feeling. And that is precisely its charm and its limitation.
Banker completes lending courses
July 30, 2007 in print edition on B9
Zak Bolick, credit analyst at Douglas County Bank, has completed the School of Lending Principles, plus credit analysis coursework through the American Bankers’ Association.