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Lawrence Journal World (Newspaper) - December 12, 1999, Lawrence, Kansas Jay Hawks go ape on gorillas the 5ranked Mcaa division i a 266 second half burst to bust open a close game against division ii Pittsburg state saturday night at Allen the final score was Brush with Fame Young Lawrence filmmaker Alyssa Buecker talked to a group of her Peers saturday about her in which her 16 Guinea pigs play the starring Lawrence journal world Kansas 578 paces Revenue sends errant tax checks p there May be few or there May be but some Lucky kansans Are getting free Money from the Kansas department of Jbv Dave Ranney journal world writer Back in the Kansas department of Revenue sent Cindy Stanphill a letter a Check for the letter said shed paid too much state income v knew that want in from but id been living in Missouri and in i moved Stanphill so i Only had two months income november and december for my Kansas there was no Way i had that much Money coming Back for that Short a who works in the financial Aid office at Kansas said she called the department of Revenue but get through to a real she sent an a worker emailed her saying she was there had been a Stanphill sent Back the she said the same thing happened to a College Friend of hers who recently moved from Topeka to Only her friends Check was for about she called Stanphill and they said some errors had been made and that she should Send her Check which she Stanphill some connection Stanphill said Shes not upset with the department of after every body makes but she cant help wondering whether theres a connection Between the erroneous checks and recent shortfalls in state Revenue in curious How Many people got figured they made a mistake calculating the amount they owed the state and cashed their checks they haunt made a mistake and have gotten a Stan Phill i thought it was strange this happened to me and a week or two i read in the newspaper where the states projected Revenue int As much As they thought it would department of Revenue spokes woman Angela Goering said Stanphill and her friends refund checks were Iso lated instances and did not contribute to the Revenue Goering said the Agency Doest know How Many people were sent Money they didst have but that she was see Page 3a in the news Index 7sqx quotable in w sistine Chapel restored perfectly Pope John Paul ii led a ceremony saturday to celebrate the completion of 20 years work on the chapels Vatican City a recalling his own elec Tion As Pope in the sistine Chapel and seated in front of Michelangelo last Pope John Paul ii led patrons of the arts sat urday in a ceremony celebrating the comple Tion of the chapels beginning with Michelangelo on the ceiling nearly 20 years ago and wrapping up with Botticelli on the Side restorers have now brightened All the masterpieces in the uniting in our Joy Are faithful from every part of the to whom this place is dear not Only for the masterpieces that it but also for the role that it plays in the life of the John Paul he was speaking to the cardinals Many of them Wehbi paid for the million final phase of Restora cleaning of the Side Walls frescoes uniting in our Joy Are faithful from every part of the to whom this place is dear not Only for the masterpieces that it but also for the role that it plays in the life of the John Paul ii in the 15th Century by Ghirlandaio and Cosimo in takes place i remember it with emotion the election of the successor of said the who was Bishop of when elected As pontiff 21 years ago in the before taking his place in a leather backed chair placed in front of the last Michelangelo towering Fresco behind the chapels the Pope looked wide eyed and at the fresh colors that emerged after the last of the scaffolding came Down in recent he later proclaimed the restoration perfectly the first two phases of restoration involved the monumental task of cleaning centuries of dust and Candle smoke from Michelangelo creation Fresco series on the upper reaches and ceiling of the japanese television sponsored the spectacular ceiling restoration in Exchange for exclusive reproduction rights for Many then restorers moved on to the Renaissance artists last judgment on the Wall behind the altar before tackling the final the lower Wall frescoes depicting scenes ranging a photo from the first As he received the Pope John Paul ii walks with Detroit Cardinal Edmund Casimir and Bishop Piero symbolic to the miraculous parting of at the end of a ceremony saturday celebrating the restoration of the sistine Chapel at the red the in the background is Michelangelo last schools see Rise in drug orders an apparent increase in consumption of medication by Lawrence school District students is prompting the first Survey of the j Type of substances by Tim Carpenter journal world writer schools a Quarte Century physicians didst even think children could be i these Lawrence school District nurses and other staff Dis Pense proof that not every child is healthy and Happy All the they Are handing out prozac and other pre scribed anti depressants to an increasing number of i and that just the tip of the pharmaceutical school Medicine cabinets Are stocked with a Battery of psychotropic drugs consumed by dozens of j hundreds of on prescription in a Sample Survey of seven Lawrence nearly 100 Stu dents were found to be on stimulants such As ritalin to treat Atten dior the actual number is Proba Bly higher because some parents dont Volunteer medical inform consumption is said Katy the districts Nurs ing its definitely something that needs to be see Page 3a Gay reservist seeks to stay in uniform Arizona state legislator Steve May is a lieutenant in the reserves unblemished but a r military investigator has recommended he be Phoenix a a military investigator is recommending the army discharge a Reserve lieutenant who revealed his sex Ual orientation while on the Job As a state army officials began investigating Steve May after he Dis a cussed his homosexuality during a legislative hearing in february May was a civilian at the time but was recalled to Active duty a few weeks it appears the immediate commander has not an option but to recommend initiation of a separation action to higher head the Eileen wrote in her the report is part of Mays confidential personnel which he released to the associated Norton recommended Mays commanders consider his performance he was rated an exceptional officer with an unblemished career when deciding whether to recommend retaining or dismissing in a sworn statement for the see Page 3a file photo Gay legislator and army reservist Steve May listens to an adviser at his state Capitol office in a file photo taken in september in May became the flashpoint for a firestorm this summer when army officials started investigating his acknowledgement that he is Clinton says dont dont Tell Doest work a presi Dent Clinton said saturday his 1993 dont dont Tell policy on Gays in the military does it and pledged to work with the Pentagon to find a Way to fix in a radio interview with lbs Clinton said he meant to create a policy that would help Gay service members remain on duty without being persecuted for their sexual but Clinton said the policy flaws were revealed in the Case of a Young Soldier convicted of beat ing to death a fellow Soldier whom he suspected was i can Only Hope that this last brutal beating death of a Gay sol Dier will give some sobering impetus to a reexamination of How this policy is and whether we can do a better Job 6f fulfilling its original Clinton its Origi Nal intent was that people would not be rooted Clinton proposed dont dont Tell during his first year in it took effect in february the Pentagon reported that people were Dis charged from the armed forces last year for up from 997 in Clinton said officials at the Pentagon and the White House were working on smoothing out the problems with the i think theres a greater awareness now its not being implemented As it was announced and As it was

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