|Wednesday, June 21, 2000||
Volume 65, Issue 153
Graham's execution deadline approaches
In search of the next Steve Young
Participants in the Gulf Coast Quarterback Training Camp practice their tosses en masse behind the Alumni Center. The camp will be held through Thursday.
One hundred thirty-four people have been executed in Texas since January
1995. On Thursday, the number will increase to 135 if Gov. George W. Bush
does not issue a reprieve for convicted killer Gary Graham.
It seems the pendulum has finally swung the other way. It used to be
the conservatives who insisted on ideological purity. It was always the
religious right threatening to sabotage its own party unless it got its
Willie Nelson is a living legend of real Country/Western music. He's
done it all and seen it all. Yet with all the fame he has achieved from
being a singer/songwriter/guitarist/actor, he's as true to his roots as
a Texan drinking a Shiner Bock on a hot summer day.
With the Los Angeles Lakers' edge-of-your-seat, thrill ride of a victory over the Indiana Pacers Monday night, 116-111, the Shaq and Kobe-led Lakers look to be sports' next great reign.