Archive for Friday, March 23, 2007

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Audio clips
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Chats
Obituaries
On the street
Photo galleries
Pet Post: Spring 2007 UCLA vs. Pittsburgh
Podcasts
Polls
Who do you plan to vote for in the City Commission election?

Poll results

Response Percent
Rob Chestnut
 
21%
Mike Dever
 
21%
David Schauner
 
16%
Dennis ‘Boog’ Highberger
 
15%
James Bush
 
13%
Carey Maynard-Moody
 
11%
Total 60
Will you vote in the April city and school elections?

Poll results

Response Percent
Yes
 
72%
No
 
22%
Undecided
 
5%
Total 36
Videos

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Jayhawk baseball squad falls to OSU
March 23, 2007
The Oklahoma State Cowboys trounced KU to the tune of a 14-4 victory on the diamond.
Trip to Final Four would be first for Coach Self
March 23, 2007
After 16 appearances, KU is no stranger to the Final Four. However, for current KU coach Bill Self, it would be a first for his coaching career.
Rat poison blamed for tainted pet food
March 23, 2007
It appears rat poison is to blame for the tainted pet food that led to the death of more than a dozen dogs and cats in the US.
Both Lawrence and KU police will have extra officers on duty
March 23, 2007
If the Jayhawks manage to pull out a victory over UCLA, city officials expect downtown Lawrence to errupt in celebration.
KU set to ‘Bear’ down against the Bruins of UCLA
March 23, 2007
6News took a trip to KU’s Museum of Natural History to see what we could learn about the UCLA mascot, the Bruin.
KU and UCLA prepare for big day
March 23, 2007
Friday afternoon, both the Jayhawks and the Bruins held closed practices to prepare for a match-up of the region’s top two seeds.
KU students away on Spring Break, but thieves are not
March 23, 2007
The KU Public Safety Office is investigating the theft of four computers stolen from four classrooms in Summerfield Hall.
One Lawrence neighborhood concerned with housing safety
March 23, 2007
Concerns over housing safety in the Oread neighborhood have residents calling for higher rental standards. People living in the area say they want the same treatment in their high-density, multi-family zoned neighborhood as in other parts of Lawrence.
Yoga used as alternative medicine
March 23, 2007
The ‘Downward Dog’ and ‘Lotus’ poses may be the next big method in treating the side effects of chemotherapy, radiation, and other treatments for cancer survivors.
The ‘Madness’ continues to escalate
March 23, 2007
KU’s road to the Final Four in Atlanta goes through UCLA. Tip-off for the showdown is 24 hours away and 6News reporter Mark Fagan caught up with some KU fans in San Jose on the brink of the big dance’s biggest stage.
Free State baseball team improves to 2-0
March 23, 2007
After defeating the BVNW Huskies 6-3, the Free State Firebird baseball team improved to 2-0 on the season.
Cyclists from six states pedal into Lawrence for Cycling Classic
March 23, 2007
About 150 cyclists from six states pedal into Lawrence this weekend for the 2007 Jayhawk Cycling Classic. The three-day event starts tomorrow with a road race and 10-mile team trial.
90 solid seconds with…UCLA junior Arron Afflalo
March 23, 2007
During the NCAA Tournament, KUSports.com editor Ryan Greene will spend 90 quality seconds with a member of the team getting set to face KU. In today’s episode, Ryan chats with UCLA junior Arron Afflalo, a 6-foot-5 wing who was this season’s Pac-10 Player of the Year. He’s averaging a team-best 16.7 points per game this season and scored a game-high 17 in Thursday’s 64-55 Sweet Sixteen win over Pittsburgh.
KU fans ready for Elite Eight
March 23, 2007
In tonight’s 6News and tomorrow’s Lawrence Journal-World, Jayhawk fans feel relief after matchup against SIU and look forward to the game against UCLA, and more about rental registration.
15 seconds of … what do we do now?
March 23, 2007
Moments after outlasting Southern Illinois to reach the Elite Eight in this year’s NCAA Tournament, Kansas basketball players settled into their folding chairs in the locker room to answer questions about the Salukis’ defense, Brandon Rush’s efficient sharpshooting and Rodrick Stewart’s inspired play. Then they told us what they’d be doing on the off day, the one before taking on UCLA in the regional finals Saturday.
Pet food maker plans brief shutdown of Emporia plant
March 23, 2007
Menu Foods, dealing with the after-effects of a massive recall of pet food, said Wednesday that it would shut down its Emporia plant for a few days but that no layoffs would be involved.
Missing kayaker found in Kansas River
March 23, 2007
A body recovered this week on the Kansas River was that of a missing kayaker who capsized earlier this month, the Wyandotte County coroner’s office said.
15 seconds of … gloating
Hawks fans love California
March 23, 2007
Temperatures in the 70s, no humidity to speak of and, well, several hundred Jayhawks willing to rub it in a bit for the folks back home.
Extra Minutes: Kansas 61, Southern Illinois 58
March 23, 2007
Tying up loose ends from Thursday’s anything-but-pretty KU Sweet Sixteen win over Southern Illinois. The 61 points the Jayhawks scored was their second-lowest total of the year, but KU was able to compensate with efficient shooting and matching SIU’s defensive intensity late in the game.
ACLU: City blamed illegal immigrants for crime increase to justify crackdown
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A4
The city of Hazleton tried to “scapegoat and demonize illegal immigrants,” blaming them for crime, overburdened schools and other problems, an ACLU lawyer said Thursday at the close of a federal trial over the town’s illegal-immigration crackdown.
Japanese billionaire hands over mansions to homeless Hawaiians
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A4
Dorie-Ann Kahale and her five daughters moved from a homeless shelter to a mansion Thursday, courtesy of a Japanese real estate mogul who is handing over eight of his multimillion-dollar homes to low-income Native Hawaiian families.
Lawmakers demand better care for soldiers
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A4
Wounded soldiers at the Madigan Army Medical Center in Washington state say the Army is trying to push them into the Veterans Affairs medical system; they’re being denied medical treatments; and they face retaliation if they complain, Washington state lawmakers said in a letter to the Army secretary.
Papelbon picked to close Red Sox games
Dodgers’ Furcal, Twins’ Mauer, Angels’ Figgins receive good news
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C8
Jonathan Papelbon should be able to sleep again now that he’s going back to closing games for the Red Sox. Rafael Furcal, Joe Mauer and Chone Figgins were also relieved Thursday because their injuries did not appear serious.
Museum leaders tout project to honor black Kansas artists
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
When it comes to celebrating Harlem, downtown Lawrence might be a great place to do it, according to a group of local art leaders.
Morgan taps parental experience
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
Lawrence school board candidate Scott Morgan said the board needs to encourage parents to become more involved in their child’s school. “Being a parent, I know that we can be a royal pain - and to some it’s an art form,” Morgan said.
Buyers can benefit from write-off
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
Some estimates suggest that more than 1 million Americans who purchased a home last year are eligible to deduct their upfront mortgage points, even if the seller paid them.
TV, Internet combine on ‘Acceptable TV
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A2
The blending of Internet media with television seems both logical and inevitable. And it will probably be expensive. Just last week, Viacom sued Google for a cool $1 billion.
Bush must admit errors, pursue diplomacy
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
When President Bush addressed the nation Monday on the fourth anniversary of the Iraq war, he said “our most important mission” is helping the Iraqis secure Baghdad.
Bush must step up and lead
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B7
President Bush appealed for patience as the Iraq war entered its fifth year. In a televised address from the White House, the president warned of the consequences if America were to “pack up and go home.”
Smith leaving UK for Minnesota
Embattled coach ends 10-year tenure at Kentucky
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C2
With Kentucky fans dogging him after another disappointing finish, Tubby Smith is bolting the bluegrass for Minnesota.
Lawrence Datebook
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B2
A real dog fight
KU survives battle with Salukis, advances to Elite Eight
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A1
Barbara Lauter knows her Jayhawks are still a game away from the Final Four, and three games from an elusive national title.
Still standing
KU outscraps SIU, joins Elite Eight
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C1
Brandon Rush didn’t feel jubilation after winning the biggest game of his college basketball career. “I feel relief,” Rush, Kansas University’s sophomore forward, gasped after the No. 1-seeded Jayhawks somehow survived a 6-for-13 free-throw effort down the stretch to clip ball-hawking, defensive-minded No. 4 seed Southern Illinois, 61-58, in an NCAA West Regional Sweet 16 game Thursday night in HP Pavilion.
Anderson’s heroics vex A&M
Memphis returns to Elite Eight
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C4
Antonio Anderson isn’t the player Memphis would have picked to go the line with a chance to advance to another NCAA regional final.
Two J-W reporters earn APSE honors
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C3
Journal-World sports editor Tom Keegan submitted one of the top five breaking news stories in 2006, according to the Associated Press Sports Editors. Keegan took second in the under-40,000 circulation classification.
KU struggled from three-point land
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C5
To hit the three first requires being able to launch the three.
Krugers’ latest relocation pans out
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C3
His entire childhood, Kevin Kruger was at the mercy of his father’s career decisions, which took the family from Edinburg, Texas, to Manhattan, Kan., Gainesville, Fla., Champaign, Ill., and Atlanta.
Regents report says repairs would help state economy
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A1
Fixing infrastructure problems at state universities would be good for the economy, higher education officials said Thursday.
Salukis falter down stretch
We ran out of time’
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C7
In a close, low-scoring basketball game, little, late hiccups can end a season. Just ask Southern Illinois.
Commentary: Kentucky opening sure to cause stir
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C2
The news that Tubby Smith said goodbye and good riddance to unrealistic expectations at Kentucky sent shock waves through the college basketball world. They’ll reverberate around the country until a successor surfaces.
Democrats hunt votes for war legislation
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A5
As the House opened debate Thursday on a proposal that would force the withdrawal of U.S. combat troops from Iraq by September 2008, Democratic leaders scrambled to round up the votes they need in their biggest showdown to date with the White House over the war.
Catfish Cookies’ born in the Kaw
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D1
Barbara Higgins-Dover remembers her grandmother making cookies one morning when she was a child. But her grandmother used a key ingredient not likely found in most cookie recipes: catfish lard.
Edwards’ campaign to go on despite wife’s repeat cancer
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
Democrat John Edwards said Thursday that his presidential campaign “goes on strongly” in the face of a repeat cancer diagnosis for his wife, Elizabeth, a somber development that thrust his White House bid into uncharted territory.
Horoscopes
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B4
Fans: Patience, perseverance important for scoring tickets
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A10
Take it from Chris Kaufman, Rich Littrell and Chris Green.
Candidate survey explores potential projects
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
A new open-air downtown market. Expanded affordable housing options. A Twin Rivers recreation trail. All those ideas and several more have been presented by Lawrence City Commission candidates as new projects the community should consider.
People in the news
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C2
¢ ‘Bud’ made Late Night appearance at KU ¢ Spears wins court injunction to stop leaks about rehab stint ¢ Lindsay Lohan’s mother says she’s not a ‘party mom’ ¢ McEntire to host Academy of Country Music Awards
College, Second City offer comedy lessons
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A2
Thirteen students lie in a circle and stretch. They make monkey sounds to warm up their voices. Then they practice being funny.
Rocket hits near U.N. chief during news conference
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A9
A rocket exploded 50 yards from the U.N. secretary-general during a news conference Thursday in Baghdad’s Green Zone, causing him to cringe and duck just minutes after Iraq’s prime minister said the visit showed the city was “on the road to stability.”
Old Home Town - 40 years ago
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
Better course
City officials have a better idea for $700,000 in state highway funding.
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
A center left-turn lane on Iowa Street certainly is a far better way to spend $700,000 than the three options previously suggested by the Kansas Department of Transportation.
British police arrest three suspects in ‘05 London transit bombings
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Counter-terrorist police arrested three men Thursday in the 2005 suicide attacks on the London transit system, the first major development in the investigation in months. Two of the suspects were detained as they prepared to board a flight to Pakistan.
Tonight’s capsules
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C5
A look at tonight’s four Sweet 16 games:
Committee stands against partnership registry
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
A House committee voted Thursday to prohibit domestic partnership registries in response to a move in Lawrence to establish one.
Tabla player to perform at Baker
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D2
Sandip Burman, a world-renowned tabla player, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday at Rice Auditorium on Baker University’s campus, Baldwin City.
Theater announces upcoming auditions
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D2
The Lawrence Community Theatre will conduct auditions for its June production of “Thoroughly Modern Millie” next month.
News of the Weird
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D2
Tinku, in Bolivia’s high plains, pits two tribes in Sacaca each February in daylong drinking and all-out fist-fighting.
KU-St. Luke’s plan might unify life sciences effort
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
Kansas City’s history is full of innovation and collaboration, earning recognition for the ways we work together as “One KC.”
Houdini’s relative wants body exhumed
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A6
For all his death-defying stunts, Harry Houdini couldn’t escape the Grim Reaper: He died on Halloween 1926, apparently from a punch to the stomach that ruptured his appendix.
Old Home Town - 100 years ago
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
Old Home Town - 25 years ago
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B6
Fort Riley soldier killed in iraq
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A9
A 24-year-old Fort Riley soldier was killed in Iraq when his vehicle was hit by an improvised explosive device, the post said Thursday.
D.A. arrested on new corruption charges
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
A South Texas prosecutor who says he’s the target of political vendettas was arrested Thursday on numerous corruption charges, despite an appeals court ruling halting an investigation into his office.
Good addition
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: Thank you to everyone who made the Lawrence St. Patty’s Day Parade a fun and successful occasion.
Harvard group fights ‘hooking up’ on campus
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A7
Sometime between the founding of a student-run porn magazine and the day the campus health center advertised “Free Lube,” Harvard University seniors Sarah Kinsella and Justin Murray decided to fight back against what they see as too much mindless sex at the Ivy League school.
Vote on Iran resolution likely within days
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Major powers circulated a new draft of a resolution to pressure Iran to suspend uranium enrichment with only minor amendments Thursday, and said they intend to submit it to a U.N. Security Council vote within two days.
Library thoughts
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: It has been a while now that the city officials were talking about building another library somewhere here in Lawrence.
State bans gay marriage; N.H. moves toward it
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
South Carolina officially banned gay marriage Thursday as legislative leaders ratified a constitutional amendment approved by voters in November.
Officials: Toll from fighting rises to 135
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Foreign militants and local tribesmen in northern Pakistan resumed fighting near the Afghan border Thursday after a brief break to bury the latest of their 135 dead, security officials said.
Committee approves subpoena for Rove; Senate Republican offers compromise
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
A Senate Republican offered President Bush a compromise Thursday in the standoff over the dismissals of federal prosecutors, suggesting that select lawmakers question Karl Rove and other administration officials in public, but not under oath.
Catholic archbishop urges protest
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
An outspoken Catholic archbishop urged Zimbabweans to fill the streets to protest a surge in state-orchestrated violence, saying Thursday he was willing to lead a campaign of peaceful resistance to force President Robert Mugabe out of office.
Al-Qaida militant urges Sunnis to unite in video
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
In a new video posted Thursday on the Internet, an al-Qaida militant who escaped from a U.S. prison in Afghanistan urged Sunni militants in Iraq to join the terror group and claimed the U.S. military’s security plan for Baghdad has failed.
UCLA tops Pitt to set up showdown
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C1
Who’s ready for another NCAA Tournament game laced with history?
Police: Cricket coach was strangled
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Authorities said Thursday that Pakistan’s cricket coach was strangled in his hotel room and they were opening a murder investigation, adding to the intrigue surrounding an incident that has caused a sensation in the proper world of cricket.
Commentary: SIU effective, not ugly
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C6
A funny thing happened at San Jose’s HP Pavilion Thursday night - a Missouri Valley Conference game broke out.
Report: Pandemic could cost state $5.9 billion
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B2
A severe influenza pandemic would kill an estimated 22,000 Kansans and cost the state’s economy more than $5.9 billion, according to a newly released report.
On the record
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B2
Judge faces ethics complaint
Abortion opponents claim misconduct in Tiller case
March 23, 2007
Abortion opponents filed an ethics complaint Thursday against the Sedgwick County judge who dismissed 30 misdemeanor criminal charges against the state’s best-known abortion provider.
Supporting cast lifts Ohio State
Lewis, Conley lead Buckeyes’ late charge
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C4
Maybe now folks will realize there’s more to Ohio State than Greg Oden.
Children given pot allegedly had other drugs in bodies
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A6
Two young children who were forced to smoke marijuana while being videotaped had other illegal drugs in their system at least two weeks after the video was recorded Feb. 7, sources close to the investigation told the Fort Worth Star-Telegram.
Officers arrest suspected illegal immigrants
Three flee patrol during traffic stop on Kansas Turnpike near Lawrence; 11 others held
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B2
Authorities took 11 suspected illegal immigrants into custody Wednesday night during a routine traffic stop on the Kansas Turnpike near Lawrence, but three remain unaccounted for after fleeing from a trooper.
Accreditation of St. Louis schools stripped by state
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A4
The state school board voted Thursday to strip accreditation from the St. Louis school district and take control of its struggling schools.
Kansas basketball notebook
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C7
No. 1 seed Kansas University has advanced to an Elite Eight meeting against No. 2-seeded UCLA, a 64-55 winner over Pitt on Thursday night.
KDOT, contractors start training effort
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
The Kansas Department of Transportation and the Kansas Contractors Association have started a new training program designed to enhance the opportunities of Kansas construction workers and to serve the state’s transportation needs.
Gym rat Byars leads Vandy to Sweet 16
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C3
After three somewhat disappointing seasons, Vanderbilt’s Derrick Byars set his alarm clock for 5:30 a.m. in the offseason and went to work.
Court clears paper that printed caricatures
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
A French court cleared a satirical weekly newspaper Thursday in a case brought by Muslims who were angered by its publication of caricatures of the Prophet Muhammad.
Alpha & Omega advisers honored
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
Raymond Poteet, Jodi Schlesener and Heather Poteet, of Alpha & Omega Financial Services Inc. in Lawrence, have been named members of the Million Dollar Round Table, an international association of life insurance and financial services professionals.
Social Suppers opens Lawrence location
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
Taking the hassle out of daily food preparation for busy families and others is the aim of Social Suppers, a meal-assembly business that opened this week in Lawrence.
Kansas senators blast bill that includes BRAC funding
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A5
Kansas Sens. Sam Brownback and Pat Roberts blasted congressional Democrats on Thursday for including military base construction projects in a bill that ties war spending to a pullout of combat troops from Iraq.
Taliban militants killed in country’s south
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Fighting between Afghan forces and Taliban militants in a volatile southern province Thursday killed at least 28 militants, officials said.
Report: Dolphins eye Green
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C2
A new contract for Trent Green is holding up a possible deal that would send the former Pro Bowl quarterback from Kansas City to the Miami Dolphins, sources told the Palm Beach Post.
Commodities
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
Study: Seniors like solo exercise or with peers
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
Older people would rather exercise alone than be surrounded by a bunch of youthful hard bodies in Spandex, suggests a study that examined how group fitness appeals to people of different ages.
Painful loss helps motivate Trojans
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C3
Harvey Adger will be at home in Baton Rouge, La., watching on television, wondering what might have been.
Pittsburg State hires ex-commissioner
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
A Kansas University education professor known for his long service as the state’s education commissioner is leaving his KU post to become a dean at Pittsburg State University.
Immigrant ID measure faces criticism
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B3
Republicans on Thursday sent to the full House a measure that supporters said would prohibit illegal immigrants from getting state benefits, including in-state tuition.
Pet food recall: Del Monte plant not affected
Lawrence facility doesn’t make products on list
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C10
A nationwide pet food recall has not affected production at a pet products facility in Lawrence.
KU issues crime alert after purse-snatching
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B3
Kansas University’s Public Safety Office issued a crime alert Thursday after a female KU student’s purse was stolen.
Matter of trust
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B7
To the editor: The Bush administration warns of dire, tragic, catastrophic consequences if America withdraws its military presence from Iraq. Really? How could they possibly know?
Spencer librarian announces retirement
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B1
The head of Kansas University’s Spencer Research Library is stepping down from his post and entering partial retirement in the fall.
Fire, explosions rock weapons depot, killing 9
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A8
A fire broke out and explosions rocked Mozambique’s national weapons depot in the capital on Thursday, killing at least nine people and sending thousands streaming from their homes in panic, officials said.
Florida, Butler meet again
In 2000, Gators needed OT buzzer-beater to win
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C3
On 2000’s “One Shining Moment” video, the annual recap of each NCAA Tournament, Florida’s Mike Miller blows past Oklahoma State’s Doug Gottlieb to sink a layup. And there’s Miller again, at the bottom of a Gator pile, celebrating the most pivotal shot in Florida basketball history.
Naming Gordon to start at third easy decision for Royals
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C8
Alex Gordon has been named the Kansas City starting third baseman in one of the easiest spring training decisions the Royals had to make.
Minister sues police over marijuana raid at church
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A10
A minister who was arrested on charges of marijuana possession has sued police for $30 million, contending his civil and religious rights were violated because he leads a church that uses pot during worship.
Delay expected in trial of reputed Klansman
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
The judge in the case of a reputed Ku Klux Klansman charged with kidnapping in the 1964 slayings of two black men rejected a defense motion to remove himself from the case Thursday.
Keegan: Jackson, Stewart spark KU
March 23, 2007 in print edition on C1
Sure, it was the main man, Brandon Rush, who snapped awake just in time Thursday inside HP Pavilion to take over offensively late in Kansas University’s 61-58 survival job against college basketball’s ultimate fighters, the Southern Illinois University Salukis.
County’s population growth in line with overall state rate
March 23, 2007 in print edition on B8
Douglas County is among the handful of Kansas counties growing in population, according to new numbers released Thursday by the Census Bureau.
Barking dogs irk town, state’s Supreme Court
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A10
Attention all dogs in Belfield, N.D.: Keep it down.
Wahlberg on target in fast-paced ‘Shooter’
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D1
In “Shooter,” a high-caliber action movie that gives ‘70s revenge fantasies a contemporary spin, Mark Wahlberg plays Bob Lee Swagger, a military marksman in embittered retirement after an off-the-books African mission backfires.
U.S. judge blocks Internet porn law
March 23, 2007 in print edition on A3
Software filters work much better than a 1998 federal law designed to keep pornography away from children on the Internet, a federal judge ruled Thursday in striking down the measure on free-speech grounds.
Girls with guitars
Industry amped up over more female strummers
March 23, 2007 in print edition on D1
When Amy Trompeter started listening to Pink Floyd, she knew she had to play like guitarist David Gilmour. She decided to take lessons. Two years and three guitars later, she still gets strange looks when people learn she plays.