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   Post-Standard, The (Newspaper) - February 27, 2005, Syracuse, New York                               SUNDAY The Post-Standard Affiliated with SyracuM.com SUNDAY, FEBRUARY 27, 2005 FINAL EDITION 2005 The Posl-Standard SYRACUSE, N.Y. GOOD MORNING SUN AND COLD Today will be cold with some sunshine. It should be a day without precipitation as a high pressure storm system gathers steam for snow and _i j_. j iemperatures will tall somewhat later in the week as snowy, windy conditions continue through Thursday. Complete _____________________ foJSrtf HIGH; 28 LOW; 9 SAVE WITH COUPONS IN TODAY'S NEWSPAPER OSCAR NIGHT 'Million Dollar "Sideways" or "The We've got predictions to gel you ready for a night with the stars. STARS MILLION-DOLLAR BABIES One Social Security plan would give accounts to newborns. STORY, PAGE A-10 HUNTER S. THOMPSON A look back at the final hours before he took his own In Opinion: A friend reflects on the life of a different kind of HOMELESS HOLLYWOOD Thousands of starstruck teens are living on the streets. There's no glamour, just desperation and fear. STORY, PAGE A-14 111 A in i n i itiwit Kalaupapa, on the island of Molckai in Hawaii, was home to Mother Marianne Cope when she worked with leprosy patients. We look in on their lives. OPINION, PAGE C-1 GOT A LAZY HUSBAND? Male author tells women how to get more help at home. CNY, PAGE H-1 POWER OF ART CNY artists draw attention to the needs of the community. CNY, PAGE H-1 WEDDING RUNNER Special section on getting ready for the big day. INSIDE Index Auto _____ Business Did G-l Real Estate... 1-1 ______ M Sports D-l ....B-l State _________ A-16 Washington ....A-l CNY H-1 Weather _______ D-16 C-2 Weddings H-5 Local _____ Notion Obituaries World ..A-4, 5, 7, 8, 9 ....A-12-15 TVWeek PARADE Corrections Social Security Call Deputy Executive Editor Tim Bunn at 470-2240 to discuss a correction on a news story. THE POST-STANDARD For home delivery, Boeheim Joins 70Q Club Staff reports Jim Boeheim became the 18th Division I men's basketball coach to win 700 games on Saturday with Syracuse's 91-66 victory over Prov- idence. A crowd of fans cheered Boeheim as he held up a team jersey with "Boeheirn 700" on the back. Boeheim, in his 29th year at Syracuse, joins five other active coaches to reach the mark: Duke's Mike Krzyzewski (715 Temple's John Chaney Arizona's Lute Olson Oklahoma State's Eddie Sutton (775) and Bob Knight of Texas Tech "When you have to win a couple of games, I think there's more of a pressure situation than anything, just to get 700 out of the way, not having to keep that going for another Boeheim said. "That was a huge relief for me." SYRACUSE UNIVERSITY bas- points to the student section at the Carrier Dome Saturday, thanking students for their support this year. A KEEPER ____ iiliS plClUiC 'U or wins. Actually, Jim Boe- heim' s 700 wins make up this picture. SPORTS, PAGE D-1 AN ELITE GROUP Other coaches with 700-plus wins talk about the newest mem- ber of the club. Pius a full report in words about and photographs of the game and celebrations. SPORTS, PAGE D-3, 8, S, 10 Body parts, tissue collection big business in CNY Red Cross dropped it. Three Rsnprcfits move in. One bcdy worth up to By James T. Mulder Staff writer Competition for human body parts in Central New York is inten- sifying as three separate nonprofits vie for human tissue skin, bones, heart valves and veins donated after hospital patients die. The American Red Cross, best known for its disaster relief ser- vices and biood program, handled tissue donations in the area until last month, when it dropped the service as part of a national reorga- nization. Three nonprofits are scrambling to fill the void. Musculoskeletal Transplant Foundation, the world's largest tissue bank, has cornered the biggest share of the regional market so far by landing contracts for tissue recovery services with 13 of 11 hospitals in Central and Northern New York, including St. Joseph's, Crousc, University and Community General in Syracuse. MTF, based in Edison. N.J.. generated revenue of mil- lion in 2002. It bought the assets of the Red Cross tissue sen-ices business for an undisclosed amount. The Central New York Eye Bank, which expanded into tissue tl10 bowed out. signed two hospitals, Cortland Memorial and Oswego. The Finger Lakes Eye and Tis- sue Bank, based in Rochester, also signed two area hospitals. Oneida Healthcare Center and Rome Me- morial. "Tissue is a big said SELLING, PAGE Where does it 30? A new rule would require telling donors' families how tissue might be A tribute to dead soldiers, on hundreds of canvasses SU joins project to point portraits of afl the troops who hove died in Iraq. By Frank Herron Staff writer When Jennifer Schiffman had just the right amount of Titani- um White paint on her brush, she reached forward and dabbed a bit in the left eye of the portrait on her right. She does the same thing in the right eye of the portrait next to it, sharing paint from the same brush equally between Lance Cpl. Jared P. Hubbard, 22, and Abolitionists' museum proposed for CNY Michelle Gabe! Staff photographer KRISTIN SORRENT1NO, a Syracuse University advertising design senior, paints a portrait of Army Staff Sgt. Joseph E. Rodriguez, of Fort Hood, Texas, Thursday. Students at SU, CNY residents and students at the College of Marin in California are painting portraits of service members killed in Iraq. er on Nov. 4. They were buried together on Veterans Day. A "I'm trying to paint these to- she said Thursday as she turned from the almost-fin- ished black-and-white faces. They sat side by side on her easel in Room 416 of the Shaffer Art Building at Syracuse Uni- versity. Hubbard and Bato were friends while growing up in Cal- will be, together in Syra- cuse, as portraits No. 1 123 and No. 1124, when the (and growing) exhibit titled "To Never Forget: Faces of the Fall- en" opens Thursday. The exhibit includes 5-inch by 7-inch portraits of virtually all the soldiers who have died in the fighting in Iraq. About of If you 90. i What: Exhibit shows portraits of the U.S. trooos who have died while on duty in Iraq. Where: First floor, Shaffer Art Building, Syracuse University. When: Opening reception 5 p.m. Thursday; the display runs through April 1. Hours: 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Monday to Friday; 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday and Sunday. Information: 443-4613 or Mali of Fame would be built in Peterboro, home of abolitionist Gerrit Smith. By Alaina Potrikus Staff writer A tiny Madison ham- let will open its doors to the world this week as planners launch an initiative they hope will make Peterboro a living history destination and boost the region's lagging economy. This Saturday, organizers will announce the first class of inductees to the Abolition Hall of Fame, an. attraction they hope will draw tourists from hundreds of miles to the home- I town of famed abolitionist Ger- rit Smith. Great names in history, such as Harriet Tubman, Jonn brown and Frederick Douglass, stopped in Peterboro on their reform tours in the mid-19th century. "We have to take advantage of the opportunities we do said Jill Tiefenthaler, MKOUPMEMI Other museums National Underground Railroad Freedom Center, Cincinnati. The million center, which opened in August, uses the Under- ground Railroad to explore a range of freedom issues, past, present and future. U.S. National Slavery Museum, Fredericksburg, Vs. The million museum, which is under construction, will offer feet of exhibit space. Onondaga Historical Association. It features a permanent exhibit dedicated to the history of the Underground Railroad and the anti-slavery movement. iiiey cmiaitu in uiv i.ia- rines together. They died togeth- Tips on doing your own historical T   

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