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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA makes a televised announcement of the death of Osama bin Laden from the East Room of the White House Sunday in Washington, D.C.

“It was nearly 10 years ago that a bright September day was darkened by the worst attack on the American people in our history. The images of 9/11 are seared into our national memory. ... The American people did not choose this fight. It came to our shores, and started with the senseless slaughter of our citizens.”

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IN THIS SEPT. 11, 2001, file photo, a jet airliner heads toward the World Trade Center towers in New York.

AL-QAIDA LEADER OSAMA BIN LADEN is shown in this undated photo in Afghanistan. President Barack Obama announced Sunday that bin Laden is dead.

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President Obama: ‘Justice has been done’ Terrorist leader slain in firefight in Pakistan By Julie Pace and Matt Apuzzo Associated Press

W A S H I N G T O N — Osama bin Laden, the glowering mastermind behind the Sept. 11, 2001, terror attacks that murdered thousands of Americans, was killed in an operation led by the United States, President Barack Obama said Sunday. “Justice has been done,” said the president in a dramatic latenight announcement at the White House. A small team of Americans killed bin Laden in a firefight Sunday at a compound in Pakistan, the president said, and took custody of his remains. American officials said they were being handled in accordance with Islamic tradition. A jubilant crowd gathered outside the White House as word spread of bin Laden’s death after a global manhunt that lasted nearly a decade. Former President George W. Bush, who was in office on the day of the attacks, issued a written statement hailing bin Laden’s death as a momentous achievement. “The fight against terror A HUGE CROWD CHEERS “U-S-A U-S-A” outside the White House Sunday upon hearing the news that terrorist leader Osama bin Laden is dead. goes on, but tonight America has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done,” he said. Obama said he ordered the

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Inside: ● Obituary: Osama bin Laden turned to fanaticism, terror. Page 2A ● Reaction from members

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● Chronology of events in

al-Qaida’s reign of terror. Page 7A

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PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA walks back down the Cross Hall after making a televised statement on the death of Osama bin Laden Sunday at the White House. RIGHT: A 1999 FBI poster seeking bin Laden.

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Bin Laden took path of fanaticism, terror By Paul Haven Associated Press Writer

Osama Bin Laden was born in Saudi Arabia in 1954. He became known as the most pious of the sons among his wealthy father’s 54 children. Bin Laden’s path to militant Islam began as a teenager in the 1970s when he got caught up in the fundamentalist movement then sweeping Saudi Arabia. He was a voracious reader of Islamic literature and listened to weekly sermons in the holy city of Mecca. Thin, bearded and over 6 feet tall, bin Laden joined the Afghans’ war against invading Soviet troops in the 1980s and gained a reputation as a courageous and resourceful commander. Access to his family’s considerable construction fortune helped raise his profile among the mujahedeen fighters. At the time, bin Laden’s interests converged with those of the United States, which backed the “holy war” against Soviet occupation with money and arms. When bin Laden returned home to Saudi Arabia, he was showered with praise and donations and was in demand as a speaker in mosques and homes. It did not take long for his aims to diverge from those of his former Western supporters. “When we buy American goods, we are accomplices in the murder of Palestinians,” he said in one of the cassettes made of his speeches from those days. A seminal moment in bin Laden’s life came in 1990, when U.S. troops landed on

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IN THIS OCT. 7, 2001, file photo, Osama bin Laden, left, with his top lieutenant, Egyptian Ayman alZawahiri, are seen at an undisclosed location in this television image broadcast from Al-Jazeera. Saudi soil to drive Iraq out of Kuwait. Bin Laden tried to dissuade the government from allowing non-Muslim armies into the land where the P rophet Muhammad gave birth to Islam, but the Saudi leadership turned to the United States to protect its vast oil reserves. When bin Laden continued criticizing Riyadh’s close alliance with Washington, he was stripped of Saudi citizenship. “I saw radical changes in his personality as he changed

from a calm, peaceful and gentle man interested in helping Muslims into a person who believed that he would be able to amass and command an army to liberate Kuwait. It revealed his arrogance and his haughtiness,” Prince Turki, the former Saudi intelligence chief, said in an interview with Arab News and MBC television in late 2001. After being kicked out of Saudi Arabia, bin Laden sought refuge in Sudan. The African country acceded to a U.S. request and offered to

REACTION TO BIN LADEN’S DEATH Flags, firecrackers herald news in city A small crowd of men gathered in the Chi Omega fountain on the Kansas University campus shortly after word broke that Osama bin Laden had been killed. Gripping American flags and a small sign, they chanted “US-A! U-S-A!” to passing motorists, before walking back down West Campus Road with the American flag held high. Another group had gathered in front of the Sigma Alpha Epsilon house, milling about and listening as the sound of gunshots and firecrackers echoed across Lawrence.

Bush reacts to news of bin Laden’s death DALLAS (AP) — Former President George W. Bush said he has congratulated President Barack Obama after hearing about the death of Osama bin Laden. In a statement Sunday night, Bush said Obama had called to tell him that U.S. forces had killed bin Laden. Bush said he also congratulated the men and women of the military and intelligence communities who devoted their lives to the mission. Bush said, “This momentous achievement marks a victory for America, for people who seek peace around the world, and for all those who lost loved ones on September 11, 2001.” He also said the U.S. “has sent an unmistakable message: No matter how long it takes, justice will be done. ”

N.Y. mayor says U.S. kept promise NEW YORK (AP) — New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg says Americans have kept their promise after Sept. 11 to capture or kill Osama bin Laden. President Barack Obama announced Sunday night that bin Laden was killed in an operation led by the United States. Bloomberg said the killing of the terrorist leader doesn’t lessen the suffering Americans experienced at his hands the day the World Trade Center was destroyed but is a “critically important victory” for the nation. He said it was a tribute to the men and women in the armed forces who have fought so hard.

turn bin Laden over to Saudi Arabia in 1996, but his native country declined, afraid a trial would destabilize the country. Back on familiar terrain in Afghanistan — allowed in by the government of Burhanuddin Rabbani — bin Laden and his al-Qaida network prepared for the holy war that turned him into Washington’s No. 1 enemy. When the Taliban — who would eventually give him refuge — first took control of Kabul in September 1996, bin Laden and his Arab followers

Kansans in Congress issue statements J-W Staff Reports

Kansas lawmakers joined government leaders around the world to comment on the death of terrorist leader Osama bin Laden:

U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins (R-Kan) “The death of Osama bin Laden is a significant victory in the war on terror, and the men and women in our armed forces and our intelligence community deserve to be congratulated on a job Jenkins well-done. Osama bin Laden was the founder of al-Qaida and instrumental in the attacks against America on September 11, 2001, and his death marks the end of an important chapter in this war.”

U.S. Sen. Pat Roberts Nice work military! This mis- (R-Kan) “As a former chairman of sion IS accomplished. — Olympics the Senate Intelligence Committee, I want to echo PresiThe war against the Taliban dent Obama’s comments tonight. Our in Afghanistan? You bet! intelligence Way to go U.S.A.! — beatrice community and our military perSo now the troops will be sonnel coming home and the war will deserve our be over, right? — Liberty_One gratitude for their tireless Mission Accomplished! Roberts — kantubek efforts to never stop looking for Osama bin Laden, the murJustice has, partially, been derous mastermind of Sepserved. — Eride tember 11. They put their lives on the line for our country every day, and today, all

U.S. Rep. Kevin Yoder (R-Kan) “I applaud the strength and diligence of our intelligence and military communities. Tonight they have brought justice to the innocent victims and families of 9/ 11 and to Yoder our grateful country. As we stand together proud that justice has been served, we remember our brave American service men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice fighting the war on terror. God bless America.”

TRIVIA CONTESTANTS at The Bottleneck, 737 N.H., stop their game to gather around the television Sunday night to watch the news conference at which President Barack Obama announced that the United States had captured and killed Osama bin Laden 10 years after the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center in New York.

Crowds gather in NYC, DC after hearing news NEW YORK (AP) — Hundreds of people were gathering in New York City at ground zero, where the twin towers fell on Sept. 11 nearly 10 years ago, hours after President Barack Obama announced that Osama bin Laden was killed. Many were waving American flags or taking pictures early today. The group broke into spontaneous, jubilant cheers and song, including a rendition of “I’m Proud to be an American.” Farther uptown in Times Square, dozens stood together on the clear spring night, making calls and snapping photos. An FDNY SUV drove by and flashed its lights and sounded its siren, and the crowd broke into applause. And in Washington, D.C., a large group gathered in front of the White House, chanting “USA! USA!” and waving American flags.

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of America can be proud of their commitment and dedication. We will probably never be able to personally thank all who were responsible for ending the reign of terror of bin Laden, but we can celebrate their success and offer our appreciation for the work they do every day to keep America safe.”

U.S. Sen. Jerry Moran (R-Kan.) “Nearly 10 years ago, thousands of innocent Americans lost their lives on September 11. The momentous news of Osama bin Laden’s death — al-Qaida’s leader and the mastermind of those attacks — is a historic success in the war on terror. It Moran speaks to the resolve of our American troops and intelligence officers who have worked relentlessly for this moment. As we move forward, we will continue our unyielding efforts to dismantle terror networks around the world and protect American lives.”

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The 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks is just months away. Bloomberg said in a statement he hopes news of bin Laden’s demise will “bring some closure and comfort to all those who lost loved ones” that day.

kept a low profile, uncertain of their welcome under the new regime. The Taliban leader Mullah Mohammed Omar called bin Laden to southern Kandahar from his headquarters in Tora Bora and eventually through large and continual financial contributions to the isolated Taliban, bin Laden became dependent on the religious militia for his survival. In Afghanistan, he would wake before dawn for prayers, then eat a simple breakfast of cheese and bread. He closely monitored world affairs. Almost daily, he and his men — Egyptians, Yemenis, Saudis, among others — practiced attacks, hurling explosives at targets and shooting at imaginary enemies. He also went horseback riding, his favorite hobby, and enjoyed playing traditional healer, often prescribing honey, his favorite food, and herbs to treat colds and other illnesses. In Afghanistan, bin Laden was often accompanied by his four wives — the maximum Islam allows. Estimates on the number of his children range up to 23. At several points in the years since the Sept. 11 attacks, bin Laden’s capture or death had appeared imminent. Through it all, bin Laden vowed repeatedly that he was willing to die in his fight to drive the Israelis from Jerusalem and Americans from Saudi Arabia and Iraq. “America can’t get me alive,” bin Laden was quoted as saying in an interview with a Pakistani journalist conducted shortly after the U.S. invasion of Afghanistan. “I can be eliminated, but not my mission.”

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NASA: No shuttle launch before Sunday NASA’s space shuttles are dragging their tails toward retirement. The high-profile voyage of Endeavour — the nextto-last space shuttle flight led by the husband of wounded Rep. Gabrielle Giffords — is off until at least next Sunday because of a technical problem. The latest culprit, believed to be a bad fuse box, illustrates just how complex these space machines are and why NASA’s goodbye to the 30-year shuttle program may be a long one. Commander Mark Kelly and his five crewmates quickly headed back to Houston on Sunday morning, two days after their first launch attempt was foiled. The tip-off that Endeavour had a problem was the failure of heaters that are crucial for keeping a fuel line from freezing in space. The launch was called off Friday as the astronauts headed to the pad to board the shuttle. NASA has now traced the problem to the switch box.

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Students crouch inside Van Go Mobile Arts, painting selfportraits onto a new van. Faces illustrated in bright greens and striking blues will be nestled among patterns of rainbow zebra print and flags of the kids in the program. But not everything at the bright, airy studio is vibrant colors and artistry. In 2011, executive director

Lynne Green was forced to cut Van Go’s budget by 30 percent, eliminating four adult staffers. And the funding outlook definitely is not improving. Van Go, 715 N.J., was one of five groups that won’t receive any funding from the Juvenile Justice Authority grant in the 2012 fiscal year because of state budget cuts. Douglas County received almost $55,000 less from the state than the previous Please see AT-RISK, page 5A

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GARNEL WILLIAMS, 17, LEFT, and Kamil Williams, 16, work on a Van Go van on April 4. Van Go Mobile Arts is one of five Douglas County organizations that had its state funding from the Juvenile Justice Authority cut for the 2012 fiscal year.

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Black box from Air France crash found Investigators have located and recovered the missing memory unit of the flight data recorder of a 2009 Air France flight — a remarkable deep-sea discovery they hope will explain why the aircraft went down in a remote area of the mid-Atlantic, killing all 228 people on board. France’s air accident investigation agency BEA said a search by a submarine probing 12,800 feet below the ocean’s surface located and recovered the unit Sunday morning. The unit is now aboard the Ile de Sein, a ship that’s helping conduct the probe, the statement said. The statement also included photos of the recorder — a red cylinder partially buried in sand on the sea floor. Judging from the photos, the unit appeared to be in good condition. Still, BEA officials have warned that the recordings may yet prove unusable, considering the pressure they were subjected to for nearly two years.

Barber shop tests energy efficiency By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

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Sarajane Scott Koch used a blower door test, infrared camera and her experience to determine just where the energy was leaking out of Amyx’s Barber Shop. The downtown building that dates back to the late 1800s provided plenty of energy-losing culprits. “We are looking at the structure. But we are also looking at the use,” said Koch, who is part of the family business Scott Temperature. The audit she was performing is part of Efficiency Kansas, a program funded through stimulus dollars and overseen by the Kansas Energy Office. For $100, homeowners and small businesses that use residential-sized heating and cooling systems can receive an

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Court won’t block levee blast The U.S. Supreme Court on Sunday refused to halt a plan by the Army Corps of Engineers to blast open a levee to relieve the rain-swollen Mississippi River even as the Illinois town at risk of flooding was cleared out. As Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito issued his ruling, struggling Cairo near the confluence of Ohio and Mississippi rivers resembled a ghost town. Illinois National Guard troops went door to door with law enforcers to enforce the mayor’s “mandatory” evacuation order the previous night. About 20 to 30 families were allowed to stay — a courtesy extended only to adults — in the 2,800-resident town after signing waivers acknowledging that they understood the potential peril, National Guard Sgt. 1st Class Heath Clark said. Alito did not comment in denying Missouri’s request to block the corps’ plan. Alito handles emergency requests from Missouri and other states in the 8th Circuit in the Midwest. 4 | MALDIVES

Protesters demand ouster of president Anti-government demonstrators defied a heavy police presence Sunday to protest for a second straight night, demanding the ouster of Maldives President Mohamad Nasheed. More than 3,000 people gathered at a main intersection in the capital, Male, to protest government inaction in controlling rising prices, alleged mismanagement and wasteful spending. The protests resumed hours after police used tear gas and batons to break up a demonstration in Male that began Saturday night and continued into early Sunday. Organizers say about 5,000 people took part in the earlier protest. Police had set up barricades and were ready with anti-riot gear.

BOO, A 2-YEAR-OLD MIX, GETS AIRBORNE FOR A FRISBEE during the SkyHoundz Frisbee Disc Championship while Terry Burnett of Kansas City, Mo., background, removes something leftover by Boo in the lawn at South Park on Sunday. Dog owners and spectators watched as local dogs and area dogs showed off their leaping abilities.

Frisbee contest features dogs’ aerial abilities By Shaun Hittle

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and-white border collie, looked like he was born for Sunday’s Skyhoundz Frisbee Disc Championship at South Park. As Wyatt’s owner, Wichita resident Chad Widener, flung the Frisbee over the marked course, the dog gracefully chased, then chomped, on the airborne disc. The crowd oohed and aahed, while spectator dogs whined and whimpered, perhaps jealously. Then there was Oscar, a beagle-setter-cattle-dog mix of unknown age. Owner Bryce Ostrom, of Lawrence, rescued Oscar from a

— Bryce Ostrom, on his dog, Oscar shelter, and the dog clearly lacked some of the talent and speed of the more youthful dogs. “It’s like a track meet out here,” said Ostrom as he surveyed the other competitors, some from the Kansas City Disc Dogs group. But what Oscar lacked in ability, he made up for in enthusiasm. After his f irst round, in which dogs and owners were given a minute to complete as many throws and catches as possible — with more points

given for longer throws — Oscar continued to jump and bite at the disc in Ostrom’s hand. “He’s still having a good time,” Ostrom said. The competition, sponsored by the Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department, was paired up with Sunday’s Art in the Park across the street. The event has become a tradition in Lawrence and drew a healthy crowd of more than a hundred spectators. For Oscar, the competition offered a little variety to his exercise regimen. “We get out of the house and do something different than walk around the block,” Ostrom said.

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Red Shoe Walk to raise awareness on domestic violence By Sarah Aylward Special to the Journal-World

In order to understand the trials and tribulations of others, we are often told to walk a mile in their shoes. The Willow Domestic Violence Center is asking community members to do just that during its first annual Red Shoe Walk and 5K on May 6 at Haskell Indian Nations University. Men, women and children participants will be donning pairs of red high heels for the mile walk or the 5K run in an effort to bring support and attention to the work of the organization. Formerly called Women’s Transitional Care Services, the organization became the Willow Domestic Violence Center in 2010. Incorporated in 1976, the intent of the organiza-

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RED SHOE WALK AND 5K What: A benefit for the Willow Domestic Violence Center When: 6 p.m. Friday Where: Haskell Indian Nations University stadium, 155 Indian Ave. Registration: $25, or $30 the day of the event, due by noon. See willowdvcenter.org or call 331-2034. tion is to eliminate domestic and family violence within the community through advocacy, education and its emergency shelter. The Willow Center serves about 1,500 survivors a year. In recent years, the agency has experienced a 13 percent increase in those it services, said Sarah Terwelp, executive director of the organization.

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“Funding raised during the event will help keep the organization’s shelter operating,” Terwelp said. “Specifically, contributions from this event will go toward sheltering survivors, which costs $1,332 for one day. This expense includes security, staff services, food and the safe emergency shelter.” Though the subject matter may be serious, the event is coordinated with fun in mind. “This is the first year for this event in Lawrence,” Terwelp said. “We began with the national awareness effort, ‘Walk a Mile in Her Shoes.’” That effort includes a fundraiser calendar, published in December, with photographs of more than two dozen men in the community sporting red heels. Images include former Kansas University and NBA player Scot Pollard, KU basketball coach

Bill Self and Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical Chief Mark Bradford. “This is our first major fundraiser in 34 years,” said event organizer and Willow board member Cathie Rodkey. “We plan to start choosing next year’s Red Shoe Calendar participants in July. It will be a very exciting time for us.” The event also will include a cake in the shape of a red high heel, created by Maria Cuevas of Maria Makes Cakes. Organizers hope the cake will be a contender for a Guinness World Record. “This is my first year of involvement; however, I am very impressed with the amount of effort and desire they have in bringing attention to the domestic violence problem in our

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Julie Boyle, communications director for the Lawrence school district, said: “The Lawrence school district hired superintendent Rick Doll in 2009-10 at a salary of $156,000. His current salary, $153,011, reflects a decrease, due to the school board’s approval in March of 2010 of districtwide administrative staff furloughs as part of $4.6 million in budget cuts. “Former Superintendent Randy Weseman’s salary during each of his last three years with the school district was $146,758 in 2006-07, $1 5 1 , 164 in 2007-08, and $155,654 in 2008-09.”

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ABOVE, LAWRENCE RESIDENT CINDY WALLACE examines a wind chime made from a silver-plated tea set during the Art in the Park event on Sunday in South Park. The piece was crafted by artist Kathleen Hayward.

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Celebrated showcase marks 50th anniversary

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Olathe artist Michael Williams hammered nails to the beats of Queen and the Creedence Clearwater Revival on Saturday at the 50th annual Art in the Park. Williams sat on a stool and peppered a wooden board with nails that snaked along in a pattern. He calls it, simply, nail art. “It’s a good stress reliever,” said Williams, who joined more than 100 other artists at the eclectic event at South Park on Sunday. “It’s a conversation piece.” Williams has been hammering away at his nail art for the past year, after he decided to combine his construction background and artistic creativity. Williams pounds, paints and layers the nails into finished products including Jayhawks, koi fish and a nail art K-State Wildcat that Williams wisely chose to keep hidden at the back of his display. Art lovers could also find more conventional art forms at the event, such as watercolor paintings and jewelry. But it seemed, as usual, that unique works like Williams’ kept the sidewalks packed despite the cool, dreary weather. Visitors could find everything from teapot and utensil wind chimes to gruesomelooking stuffed dolls. Some of the artwork on dis-

AT RIGHT, MICAH MACCONNELL, 3, is hoisted to the top of a 1976 Cadillac “Chalkboard” Coupe de Ville by his father Ben MacConnell as he adds his own personal touch to the vehicle owned by Pat Slimmer during Art in the Park. Also pictured are Micah’s mother, Sarah MacConnell, Makenna Anderson, 10, front, and Natalie Adams-Menendez, 11. The car was one of the many attractions that drew attention in South Park on Sunday. Watch an audio slideshow from Art in the Park at LJWorld.com. play was so unique that the artists themselves had trouble categorizing it. “It’s definitely a 3-D type of thing,” said De Soto artist Kathy Horniman of her bonsai-like “copper trees.” Horniman finally settled and called them trees sculptures, as she talked about the process of molding copp e r w i re s to ge t h e r i n to wispy branches and sturdy trunks. “This is my form of knitting,” she said. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173.

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DEATHS HOFFMAN SERVICES

Funeral services for Mae Amanda Jennifer Reasoner, Anna Bell Hoffman, 99, 32, Lawrence, and Chadric Scott Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Brooks Reasoner, 38, Lawrence. Wednesday at Rumsey-Yost Kimberly Kay Callahan, 49, Baldwin City, and Dennis William Funeral Home. Burial will Callahan, 47, Baldwin City. follow at Worden Cemetery Kimberly K. Bruner, 47, in Worden. Eudora, and Stephen Wayne Mrs. Hoffman died Bruner, 38, Coldspring, Texas. Alicia Kay Wilks, 28, Lawrence, Saturday, April 30, 2011, at and James M. Wilks Jr., 34, Pioneer Ridge Retirement Lawrence. Community. April Lanette Seck, 26, She was born July 11, 1911, Clearview City, and Forest in Worden, the daughter of Chandler Jones, 22, Lawrence. John Henry and Dollie Ida Lizet Acosta, 32, Eudora, and Ivan Acosta, 32, De Soto. Kauffman Pippert. She was Angeles Gonzalez, 40, raised in the Worden comLawrence, and Sergio Esparza, munity. 51, no city listed. Mrs. Hoffman was a Daniel Dean Sellers, 45, Baldwin City, and Laura Lee homemaker and had worked Sellers, 47, Baldwin City. at Rusty’s IGA on 23rd Street for many years as the BANKRUPTCIES deli manager. She was a Douglas County residents or businesses filing for bankruptcy member of Worden United protection recently in U.S. Methodist Church and the Bankruptcy Court in the District India Home Demonstration of Kansas: Unit. She was a 4-H leader • Glen Wayne Wools, 1365 N. and enjoyed gardening, 300 Road, Baldwin City. quilting, flowers and spend• Kaara Leigh Coffman, 1012 Emery Road, No. E8, Lawrence. ing time with her grandchil• Paul Edward Perry, 1116 W. dren. 13th Lane, Eudora. She married Charles • Ronald Lee Ellis III, and William Hoffman on March Samantha Elizabeth Ellis, 3051 O’Connell Road, Lawrence. 8, 1933. He preceded her in • Denise Elaine Proctor, 400 Wisc., Apt I, Lawrence. • Kylie Kay Jackson, P.O. Box 3906, Lawrence. • Russell Miles Carlson, also known as Russ Carlson, and Lucretia Gaye Carlson, 1514 N. 600 Road, Baldwin City. • Gary Richard Hackathorn and Sherry Sue Hackathorn, 12916 70th St., Oskaloosa. • Kenneth Robert Cadue and Melvalene Cadue, 1529 W. 22nd Terrace, Lawrence. • Laurey Beth Lummus, 4002 Parkway Court, Lawrence.

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death on Oct. 7, 2006. She was also preceded in death by her parents; two brothers, Ralph Pippert and Albert Pippert; and two sisters, Elsie Pippert Hoffman and Helen Pippert Strong. Survivors include two daughters, Betty Wright and Charlotte Sparkes, both of Lawrence; five grandchildren, James Sparkes Jr., David Sparkes, Bradley Wright, Lisa Sparkes Hughes, and Sheri Wright Geer; eight great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until service time Wednesday at the funeral home. The family suggests memorials to the Worden Cemetery Association or Grace Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.

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Immediate needs ● Northeast Kansas Youth Inc. is looking for volunteer staff to work with 5- to 12year-olds in its program PowerCamp for Kids, which meets at the United Way Center, 2518 Ridge Court, in the Doud Room. The program happens on the first and third Saturday of each month between September and May, from 6 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. NKY Inc. is always on the lookout for those inspired to work in the area of creative arts, computer

technology and sports, as well as volunteers who are interested in helping plan and assist with special events. Volunteers must be 18 years or older; an application process, background check and training are required. Contact Muriel Cowgill at 550-8951 or mcowgill@ douglas-county.com for more information. ● The Lawrence Art Guild is looking for volunteers to staff the 1109 Gallery in downtown Lawrence. The 1109 Gallery is an all-inclusive gallery, operated 100 percent by volunteers, supporting the artwork of local artists. Shows have a variety of themes and change every five to six weeks to keep the gallery new and vibrant. Volunteers are at the gallery when it is open to the public, and help by providing information about the Art Guild and making sales. All volunteers will be trained and will work in pairs at the gallery. Volunteering for the Lawrence Art Guild is a great opportunity to become a part

of an organization that has been part of Lawrence for more than 50 years. Contact Linda Baranski at 856-2784 or gallery@lawrenceartguild.o rg for more information. ● The Jayhawk Area Agency on Aging is looking for volunteers to help a few elderly clients in need. Currently, one client is in need of a volunteer to help mow her lawn for the season because medical and financial issues are keeping her from maintaining it. Additionally, a volunteer driver is needed to take another client from Lawrence to an Oskaloosa nursing home to visit a spouse. If you are available to help either of these clients or to provide ongoing volunteer assistance to various JAAA clients, contact April Maddox at 785-235-1367 or amaddox@jhawkaaa.org.

where air was leaking, Koch performed what is known as a blower door test, which uses a fan to pull air out of the home and increase air pressure. From there, Koch can gauge where unwanted air is flowing through doors, walls, ductwork, foundations and windows. She also uses an infrared thermometer, which makes it easier to see where hot air and cold air are coming in. On a sunny afternoon at the barber shop, the heat radiating through the windows was apparent. After spending several hours at the shop, Koch found good and bad qualities about the building. Among the good was a new white roof that was well insulated and reflected heat. And one of the most significant problems was a huge space between the barber shop’s high ceiling and the roof. Air was leaking into the space through utility lines, gaps in the ceiling and ceiling fans. Koch recommended seal-

ing off the space. “It’s nice to have the high ceilings, but the area between the ceiling and the roof we don’t need to condition. So we just seal it off,” she said. Another energy-saving measure, she said, would be to replace the long fluorescent T12 light bulbs in the shop with more efficient T8 ones. The bulbs use less electricity and last longer. Koch also suggested installing smart power strips. With hair dryers, electric razors and even an old lather machine, the barber shop had lots of equipment plugged into the wall. Even when the devices are off, the equipment still draws energy. Smart power strips allows for the flow of electricity to be completely shut off when the equipment isn’t in use. “They have a large load during the day when they are open, but during the evening you can minimize that load and save money by making sure everything is turned off automatically,” Koch said.

A similar savings could be found with programmable thermostats. Once the audit is done, home or business owners can take out a zero percent interest loan through Westar Energy to cover the cost of the upgrades. The loan is paid back monthly through the electric bill. But not all the recommendations will require a loan, Koch said. “A lot of these are do-ityourself jobs,” she said.

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Agency: United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center Contact: 865-5030 or youth@rhvc.org The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center is hosting a “Summer of Service” for Douglas County youths, ages 11-18, as part of the center’s Youth Volunteer Corps program. Projects will run from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Mondays through Thursdays. Youths may sign up for one or two projects, or join up for the whole summer. The program gives youths a chance to serve at the organizations that do so much for our community. The feedback from participants, parents and agencies last year was overwhelmingly positive. Opportunities include serving local seniors, learning about and helping clean up area ecosystems like the Kansas River, creating media outreach for GaDuGi SafeCenter, aiding in rehabilitating injured animals at Oper-

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energy audit that is typically valued at $500 or $600. “We see problems in new commercial buildings and old commercial buildings,” Koch said. “Many times as the tenant changes, its use change. So it may have worked great for one tenant but it doesn’t really work for another.” For barber shop owner and Lawrence City Commissioner Mike Amyx, it made “all the sense in the world” to have an energy audit. He pointed to potential problems: an ill-fitted patch on the ceiling that allowed air to leak in from the attic, a missing window and a glass wall at the front of the shop. “We realize we probably have some deficiencies, and this is an opportunity for us to find those out,” he said. To help determine just

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year, causing five programs to lose their funding and two to receive significant cuts. Juvenile Justice Authority, or JJA, grants go toward prevention and intervention programs for juveniles at risk, and the county decides how the state funds are distributed. They pay for mandatory core services, such as juvenile intake and assessment, and auxiliary programs. Five programs will go unfunded because of the loss of the grant: ● After-school programs of Boys and Girls Club of Lawrence. ● Jobs in the Arts Make Sense at Van Go Mobile Arts. ● Can We Talk. ● Big Brothers Big Sisters. ● Family and Youth Intervention program at Community Living Opportunities. Two programs, Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities through Bert Nash Mental Health Center and the KU Truancy Prevention and Diversion Program, remained funded, but saw significant cuts. They were cuts that director of Douglas County Youth Services Pam Weigand had heard were coming. “I think everybody was anticipating cuts, but I don’t think anybody was anticipating quite this much,” Weigand said. “It weakens our ability to have programs that serve kids.” Now, many of these programs are operating on bare bones, cutting as much as they can before they have to cut services to Douglas County youths. Big Brothers Big Sisters received almost $22,000 in 2011 and will see nothing the next year. Cathy Brashler, executive director, said that’s a significant chunk of a salary. The organization has had to tighten up spending and will

ation WildLife and more. There is no cost to participate in Summer of Service, and all volunteer hours will be tracked for each youth participant. Applications are available by contacting The United Way Roger Hill Volunteer Center at 865-5030 or youth@rhvc.org.

Funding breakdown Here’s how the JJA funding changed from the 2011 fiscal year to the 2012 fiscal year. ● Bert Nash Mental Health Center, Working to Recognize Alternative Possibilities 2011: $21,000 2012: $13,224 ● Boys and Girls Club, after school programming 2011: $33,710 2012: $0 ● KU Truancy Prevention and Diversion Program 2011: $14,406 2012: $9,189

● Van Go Mobile Arts, Jobs in the Arts Make Sense 2011: $5,791 2012: $0 ● Can We Talk mentoring initiative 2011: $5,062 2012: $0 ● Big Brothers Big Sisters, Partnership with Youth 2011: $21,998 2012: $0 ● Community Living Opportunities, Family and Youth Intervention 2011: $28,250 2012: $0

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area,” Cuevas said. Lawrence resident Ellen Young, who is assisting with the race and 5K, became involved with the Willow Center through a business relationship with Terwelp that developed into a friendship. “We would frequently discuss the issue of domestic violence,” Young said. “In my other life, prior to being happily married to my late husband for 23 years, I was a victim of domestic abuse. At the

time, it was not as public an issue as it has become. “It is important for victims of domestic abuse to have a safe place to go, where they can also receive financial help, assistance dealing with the courts and people who can help them make financial decisions,” she said. “The Willow Center is a place that can help them reenter mainstream society.”

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$9,200, which hampers the ability to pay a graduate teaching assistant to monitor the KU students. If Sheldon sees any more cuts, she isn’t certain of the program’s future. “It really comes into question if we can continue to offer the program,” she said. “With all these cuts, if we don’t offer this program, what you’ll see in this country is truancy will increase.” Most of the organizations that saw cuts are trying everything to keep the programs operating, but soon some will have to start eliminating services. “You will see me knocking on people’s doors before you see me lay off any kid here,” Green said. “The community values this program and really gets what we do here. No one else is doing what we’re doing here.” But Green is nervous about what will happen to Van Go. The program gives at-risk kids jobs and something to do after school, exactly the sort of thing JJA is supposed to fund. “I’ve never wanted to cry wolf. I always try to stay positive. The glass is half full,” she said. “I don’t know where we’re going to go fill up our glasses any more.” — Reporter Brenna Hawley can be reached at 832-7217.

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not fill the positions of five staff members who have left or retired in the last two years. Funding lost from the state and grants has to be made up by private fundraising. “The economy is hard on everyone, so even though our donors have been really good and supported us through all of this, it’s hard,” she said. “There’s only so many people you can tap in Lawrence.” Jan Sheldon, who runs the KU Truancy Prevention and Diversion Program, says if her program goes away, it will show years from now. “Truancy has more than just the day-to-day effect,” Sheldon said. “It has longterm effects.” Research shows truancy problems — skipping school — can lead to academic failure, dropping out, juvenile delinquency, drug and alcohol use, and, much later on, marital problems and incarceration. Sheldon’s program, which started in 1979, pairs truant students from Lawrence schools with students in the applied behavioral science program at Kansas University, who attempt to help them improve attendance. This program’s JJA funding was cut from about $14,400 to

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POPE BENEDICT XVI, CENTER, kneels in prayer in front of the casket of late Pope John Paul II, laid out in state at the Altar of the Confession inside St. Peter’s Basilica in St. Peter’s Square where he was beatified Sunday in the fastest beatification in modern times. More than a million faithful are estimated to have attended the celebration.

Western, U.N. offices attacked after NATO strike SUPPORTERS INSPECT DAMAGE at the Gadhafi family compound in a residential area of Tripoli, Libya, on Sunday, in this photo made on a government organized tour. Libyan leader Moammar Gadhafi escaped a NATO missile strike in Tripoli that killed one of his sons and three young grandchildren, a government spokesman said early Sunday.

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T R I P O L I , L I B Y A — Angry mobs attacked Western embassies and a U.N. office in Tripoli on Sunday after NATO bombed Moammar Gadhafi’s family compound in an attack officials said killed the leader’s second youngest son and three grandchildren, ages 6 months to 2 years. Russia said the Western alliance exceeded its U.N. mandate of protecting Libyan civilians with the strike. The vandalized embassies were empty and nobody was reported injured, but the attacks heightened tensions between the Libyan regime and Western powers, prompting the United Nations to pull its international staff out of the capital. The bombing did not slow the attacks by Gadhaf i’s forces on rebel strongholds in the western part of Libya that has remained largely under the control of the regime. The rebel port of Misrata, which has been besieged by Gadhafi’s troops for two months, came under heavy shelling Sunday, and at least 12 people were killed, a medic said. Gadhafi has repeatedly called for a cease-fire, most recently on Saturday, but has not halted his assault on Misrata, a city of 300,000 where hundreds have been killed since the rebellion against Libya’s ruler erupted in midFebruary. The rebels, who control

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operation after receiving undisclosed intelligence information. Senior administration officials said the terrorist mastermind was found inside a custom-built compound with two security gates. They said it appeared to have been constructed to harbor one highvalue target and that for undisclosed reasons, officials became clear the hideout was bin Laden’s. Officials also said they believe the death puts alQaida on a path of decline that will be diff icult to reverse, but there was no word on the whereabouts of bin Laden’s second-in-command, Ayman al-Zawahri.

Decade since 9/11 The stunning end to the world’s most widely-watched manhunt came just months before the 10th anniversary of the Sept. 11 attacks on the World Trade Centers and Pentagon, orchestrated by bin Laden’s al-Qaida organization, that killed more than 3,000 people. The attacks a decade ago seemed to come out of nowhere, even though alQaida had previously damaged American targets overseas. The terrorists hijacked planes, flew one of them into one of Manhattan’s Twin Towers — and, moments

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most of eastern Libya, have been unable to gain an advantage on the battlefield despite weeks of NATO airstrikes. Alliance officials and allied leaders emphatically denied they were hunting Gadhafi to break the stalemate between the better trained government forces and the lightly armed rebels. Canadian Lt. Gen. Charles Bouchard, who commands NATO’s operation in Libya, said that “we do not target individuals.” However, the leaders of the U.S., Britain and France have said Gadhafi must go, prompting warnings by U.N. Security Council

members Russia, China and Brazil against NATO attempts to change the regime. In some of its strongest language, the Russian Foreign Ministry on Sunday accused NATO of a “disproportionate use of force” and cast doubt on NATO’s assertion that it is not targeting Gadhafi or members of his family. Russia called for an immediate cease-fire. NATO warplanes have shifted their focus in the past two weeks from support for rebels on the front lines to attacking the regime’s communications centers. Satur-

day’s strike reduced most of the Gadhaf i family compound, which takes up an entire block in the residential Garghour neighborhood, to rubble. Officials said it killed 29year-old Seif al-Arab Gadhafi, who had survived a 1986 U.S. airstrike on his father’s Bab alAziziya residential compound. Also killed were 2-year-old Carthage, the daughter of Gadhafi’s son Hannibal; sixmonth-old Mastura, daughter of Gadhafi’s daughter Aisha; and 15-month-old Seif Mohammed, son of Gadhafi’s son Mohammed.

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gence officials have known for years that bin Laden trusted one al-Qaida courier in particular and they believed he might be living with him in hiding. In November, intelligence officials found out where he was living, a huge fortified compound in an affluent suburb of Islamabad. It was surrounded by walls as high as 18 feet high, topped with barbed wire. There were two security gates and no phone or Internet running into the house. Intelligence off icials believed the $1 million home was custom-built to harbor a major terrorist. CIA experts analyzed whether it could be anyone else, but time and again, they decided it was almost certainly bin Laden. Three adult males were also killed in Sunday’s raid, including one of bin Laden’s sons, whom officials did not name. One of bin Laden’s sons, Hamza, is a senior member of al-Qaida. Obama spoke with Bush and former President Bill Clinton Sunday night to inform them of the developments. Obama struck a less than boastful tone in his brief announcement, although he said the death of bin Laden was “the most significant achievement to date in our nation’s effort to defeat alQaida. “His death does not mark the end of our effort. There’s no doubt that al-Qaida will continue to pursue attacks

against us. We must and we will remain vigilant,” he added. Off icials said the U.S. would ensure that bin Laden’s body was handled in accordance with Islamic tradition.

Are you flying your American flag today? If so, take a photo of you and your flag and send it to editor@ljworld.com. later, into the other one. Both buildings collapsed, trapping thousands inside and claiming the lives of firefighters and others who had rushed to help them. A third plane slammed into the Pentagon, defacing the symbol of America’s military night. A fourth crashed in rural Pennsylvania after passengers overpowered the hijackers and forced the craft from the air — before it could hit its intended target in Washington. The attacks set off a chain of events that led the United States into wars in Afghanistan, and then Iraq, and America’s entire intelligence apparatus was overhauled to counter the threat of more terror attacks at home. A senior administration official says Obama gave the final order for U.S. officials to go after bin Laden on Friday. The official added that a small team found their quarry hiding in a large home in an affluent suburb of Islamabad. The raid occurred in the early morning hours Sunday. Administration officials offered some details of the operation. Based on statements given by U.S. detainees, intelli-

Reprisals possible The State Department early today put U.S. embassies on alert and warned of the heightened possibility for anti-American violence after the killing of bin Laden by American forces in Pakistan. In a worldwide travel alert released shortly after President Obama late Sunday announced bin Laden’s death in a U.S. military operation, the department said there was an “enhanced potential for anti-American violence given recent counterterrorism activity in Pakistan.” “Given the uncertainty and volatility of the current situation, U.S. citizens in areas where recent events could cause anti-American violence are strongly urged to limit their travel outside of their homes and hotels and avoid mass gatherings and demonstrations,” it said. The alert said U.S. embassy operations would continue “to the extent possible under the constraints of any evolving security situation.” It noted that embassies and consulates may temporarily close or suspend public services, depending on conditions.

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1.5 million gather to watch pope beatify John Paul II By Nicole Winfield and Vanessa Gera Associated Press Writers

V A T I C A N C I T Y — Some 1.5 million pilgrims flooded Rome on Sunday to watch Pope John Paul II move a step closer to sainthood in one of the largest Vatican Masses in history, an outpouring of adoration for a beloved and historic f igure after years marred by church scandal. The turnout for the beatification far exceeded even the most optimistic expectation of 1 million people, the number Rome city officials predicted. For Catholics filling St. Peter’s Square and its surrounding streets, and for those watching around the world the beatification was a welcome hearkening back to the days when the pope was almost universally beloved. “He was like a king to us, like a father,” Marynka Ulaszewska, a 28-year-old from Ciechocinek, Poland, said, weeping. “I hope these emotions will remain with us for a long time.” Pope Benedict XVI praised John Paul for turning back the seemingly “irreversible” tide of communism with faith, courage and “the strength of a titan, a strength which came to him from God.” John Paul is universally credited with helping bring down communism in his native Poland with support for the Solidarity labor movement, accelerating the fall of the Iron Curtain. “He rightly reclaimed for Christianity that impulse of hope which had in some sense faltered before Marxism and the ideology of progress,” Benedict said. “He restored to Christianity its true face as a religion of hope.” John Paul’s beatification,

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WASHINGTON — A member of a wealthy Saudi family who had gone astray, Osama bin Laden began his global jihad, or holy war, more than 20 years ago. ● Around 1988, bin Laden led a loose network of Arabs in secretly forming al-Qaida or “the base,” the group through which he would declare global jihad, or holy war, on the United States and other governments. Bin Laden proclaimed those targets to be “infidels” because of their failure to abide by an extremist interpretation of Islam and for their support of Israel. He set a goal of driving U.S. armed forces out of Saudi Arabia. ● In 1992, the group coordinated bombings of two hotels in Aden, Yemen. ● In 1993, terrorists set off a van full of explosives in a parking garage beneath the

World Trade Center, killing six people and injuring more than 1,000. The FBI later found evidence that bin Laden had provided financial support to a blind sheik, Omar Abdel Rahman, who led the plot. ● An apartment fire set inadvertently by a plotter in 1994 in Manila, the Philippines, prevented the execut i o n o f a n o t h e r h u ge ly ambitious al-Qaida plan, an effort to blow up 10 passenge r j e t s i n m i d - Pa c i f i c flights. As bin Laden’s forces grew, al-Qaida set up large training camps in Afghanistan, grooming young recruits and planning sophisticated attacks that would penetrate layers of security around key targets. ● In 1998, al-Qaida operatives carried out the bombings of U.S. embassies in Nairobi, Kenya, and Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, killing

more than 200 people and injuring more than 5,000 others. ● Two years later, authorities in Jordan thwarted an alQaida plot to blow up hotels during celebrations of the millennium. ● Statements introduced at the trial of the 20th hijacker, Zacarias Moussaoui, revealed that bin Laden personally approved the group’s biggest and deadliest operation, the Sept. 11 hijackings of four U.S. jetliners that were slammed into the Trade Center, the Pentagon and the Pennsylvania countryside. Weeks later, President George W. Bush dispatched U.S. forces to drive al-Qaida out of its Afghan havens, but the troops failed to catch bin Laden and most other top commanders as they fled through the country’s mountainous Tora Bora region. Bin Laden was long believed to

have found sanctuary in friendly parts of neighboring Pakistan. Even as he fled relentless U.S. efforts to find him and kill him, bin Laden’s forces continued to strike. ● Al-Qaida has been blamed for the March 11, 2004, bombings of commuter trains in Madrid, 911 days after the Sept. 11 attacks, though al-Qaida never claimed responsibility. ● On July 7, 2005, four members of al-Qaida joined other terrorists in bombings trains in the London Underground and a double-decker bus, killing 52 people and injuring about 700 others. ● Al-Qaida devotees also have attempted to blow up U.S. jetliners by hiding bombs in their shoes and underwear. Last year, the group took credit for a plot to set off plastic explosives on U.S.-bound cargo planes in the Middle East.

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Benefit balance City officials must balance public and private interests as they consider incentives to restore an iconic downtown building.

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irst, let it be said that it would be great to see the former Masonic Temple at the southwest corner of 10th and Massachusetts streets brought back to life. Local Masonic groups had to give up the iconic downtown building with its historic Reuter organ in 2003 when it became too expensive to maintain. Now local businesspeople are exploring ways to adapt the structure to other uses. At the top of the list currently is an idea being floated by Lawrence caterer Steve Maceli to convert the building into a reception and wedding hall. Presumably the remodeled structure also could serve as rental space for other community events. But, as Masonic officials recognized a number of years ago, refurbishing the building will take some money, and the group that owns the building, led by local businessman Doug Compton, is seeking some financial assistance in the form of tax rebates under the Neighborhood Revitalization Act. There are several ways to look at this request. Some local residents probably think that Compton and his group have deep enough pockets to take on the necessary improvements to the Masonic Temple. That may be true, but they also are businesspeople and must weigh the potential return on any investment they make. As public financial assistance goes, the tax rebates being requested are fairly attractive for both city taxpayers and the building’s owners. The owners would continue to pay property taxes on the current value of the building, but would receive a break on the additional taxes that would be based on the increased valuation that would result from improvements to the building. Their request is for a 15year rebate that would decline by 5 percent a year. Under the rebate terms, the property taxes on the building would steadily increase. If the building continues to sit vacant, the taxes will remain the same or perhaps decline. A tax rebate may be appropriate as an incentive to revitalize a notable building like the Masonic Temple. Representatives of the ownership group say they have tried to find a tenant for the building, but most potential tenants would want to significantly change the building’s interior and perhaps alter its Egyptian Revival facade. It’s probably worth something to the community as a whole to maintain the facade and the basic layout of the building, as Maceli proposes. The owners also are asking the city to consider ways it could help with the installation of a fire sprinkler system in the building. After a devastating fire in downtown Fort Scott a number of years ago, the city helped some downtown businesses add sprinkler systems. So there is some precedent for that type of assistance, but there’s also a limit to how much the city can afford to commit. It’s nice to have local businesspeople thinking creatively about how to use this building — and how needed improvements could be financed. Refurbishing the Masonic Temple would be a benefit for the public, but it also would benefit the building’s owners. The challenge for city officials is to find the proper balance between those two interests.

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New taxes sometimes reduce revenues WASHINGTON — Tim Storm, an Illinois businessman until a few weeks ago, is now a Wisconsin businessman. Herewith a story about how states can reduce revenues by trying to increase them, and about the economic benefits of federalism. Storm, 42, is founder and CEO of FatWallet.com. The company, until recently one of about 9,000 Illinois “aff iliates” of Amazon.com, directs online shoppers to online retailers, which often pay affiliates commissions for referrals that result in sales. Storm’s company, which has 54 employees, used to be located in Rockton, Ill., but now is five miles up the road in Beloit, Wis. One reason online sales are brisk is that the retailers are not required to collect state sales taxes. In 1992, the U.S. Supreme Court held that such taxes must be collected only by companies that have a “substantial nexus” — basically, a brick-and-mortar presence — in the state. Under this rule, Amazon collects sales taxes in only five states. Illinois, comprehensively misgoverned and ravenous for revenues, has enacted what has come to be called an “Amazon tax.” It requires Amazon and other online retailers to collect the state’s sales tax. Amazon and many other retailers responded by severing their connections with their Illinois affiliates. Storm responded by relocating in Beloit. No one knows how many other Illinois affiliates of the thousands of online retailers — transactions with Ama-

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the advantages of convenience — shoppers do not need to drive to the store — and the price advantages of not having to pay the cost of brick-and-mortar stores. But the stores have the competitive advantage of local loyalties, and customers being able to handle merchandise.”

zon are less than 1 percent of FatWallet’s business — will lose revenue, pay less in taxes, cut jobs or leave the state. When Texas sent Amazon a bill for $269 million because of the “nexus” of its Dallas warehouse, Amazon decided to close the warehouse. Hoping to turn the states’ budget crises to their advantage, Wal-Mart, Target and other large retailers are funding a coalition called Alliance for Main Street Fairness to lobby for measures —

perhaps federal legislation — to require Amazon and other online retailers to collect sales taxes. This supposedly would serve fairness by leveling the playing field. Most online retailers would, however, retain the advantages of convenience — shoppers do not need to drive to the store — and the price advantages of not having to pay the cost of brick-andmortar stores. But the stores have the competitive advantage of local loyalties, and customers being able to handle merchandise. Besides, Main Street stores pay sales taxes to support local police, fire and rescue, sewage, schools and other services. If Amazon’s Seattle headquarters catches fire, will Champaign, Ill., firefighters extinguish it? And as Boston Globe columnist Jeff Jacoby notes, “A Pennsylvania tobacco shop doesn’t collect Ohio sales taxes whenever it sells a humidor to a visitor from Ohio.” Federalism — which serves the ability of businesses to move to greener pastures — puts state and local politicians under pressure, but that is where they should be, lest they treat businesses as hostages that can be abused. According to the Tax Foundation, Illinois has not only the fourth-highest combined national-local corporate income tax in the nation, but also in the industrialized world. In Peoria, Doug Oberhelman, CEO of Caterpillar, has told Illinois Gov. Pat Quinn that he is being “wined and dined” by other governors and their representatives

encouraging Caterpillar to invest in their states. It recently picked Muncie, Ind., for a major manufacturing plant. Says Indiana’s Gov. Mitch Daniels of his neighboring state, “It’s like living next door to ‘The Simpsons’ — you know, the dysfunctional family down the block.” A study by the Illinois Policy Institute, a market-oriented think tank, concludes that between 1991 and 2009, Illinois lost more than 1.2 million residents — more than one every 10 minutes — to other states. Between 1995 and 2007, the total net income leaving Illinois was $23.5 billion. The five states receiving most refugees from Illinois were Florida, Indiana, Wisconsin, Arizona and Texas. Two are Illinois’ neighbors, three have warm weather, two — Florida and Texas — have no income tax. In January, a lameduck session of Illinois’ legislature — including 18 Democrats who were defeated in November — raised the personal income tax 67 percent and the corporate tax almost 50 percent. This and the increase — from 3 percent to 5 percent — in the tax on small businesses make Illinois, as The Wall Street Journal says, “one of the most expensive places in the world to conduct business.” Tim Storm’s presence in Beloit demonstrates how American federalism gives force to a familiar axiom: Businesses go where they are welcome and stay where they are well-treated. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

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A three-bedroom house at 1741 W. 25th St. was causing a bit of conYEARS troversy in the AGO area. Nearby neighIN 1986 bor Dick Wilson had complained to county commissioners about parking problems caused by members of the House of Prayer, a charismatic church operating out of the house. The minister of the church said that the prayer house had a constitutional right to operate, while city officials said that it could not continue to operate in a residential neighborhood without getting a special variance.

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In Washington, D.C., the Nixon administration was planning to wage YEARS war on wild mariAGO juana. The AgriculIN 1971 ture Department would receive an $85,000 allocation from the Justice Department, which would then be turned over to farmers to help pay costs of eradicating marijuana "growing wild in farm fields and hedge rows across 10 states, mostly in the Midwest." There had been no official announcement of the plan, which was acknowledged by Agriculture Department officials only after repeated questioning from a reporter. The campaign was tentatively named WHEP, or Wild Hemp Elimination Program.

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ECM influence To the editor: Shortly after coming to Kansas University in 1969, I learned of and became associated with Ecumenical Christian Ministries (ECM) near the campus. First and foremost, ECM was a space where students and others could search their faiths, question their faiths and live their faiths in an open and inviting atmosphere. In the ’70s, ECM became a safe space for those seeking and advocating for racial equality, for those who had deep convictions regarding the war in Vietnam and for those who were seeking a voice for the LGBT community. Violence was right outside of the door, but never invaded the ECM building. Over the years, it has continued to be a place where all voices can be heard, where questioning is valued and encouraged, where knowledge is valued and where difference and diversity will find a safe place. ECM is about to complete its capital campaign to provide improvements to its facility and insure the presence of ECM in the lives of students and the Lawrence community for the future. It is an anchor in the lives of many students and a continuing presence for many people in Lawrence. I would encourage anyone who values ECM and cares for its role in the communi-

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: More flooding problems are inevitable from the Ohio Valley to northeastern Texas today as rain pours down. A few showers will extend into the Northeast, while most of the South stays warm and dry. Temperatures will also warm across the Southwest. Today Tue. Today Tue. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 59 37 pc 69 46 s Memphis 62 47 r 65 48 c Anchorage 53 36 s 53 37 pc Miami 86 75 pc 86 74 s Atlanta 80 64 s 74 44 t Milwaukee 55 36 pc 51 36 pc Austin 61 46 r 71 43 c Minneapolis 53 36 pc 64 43 s Baltimore 73 58 c 80 56 t Nashville 68 50 t 58 39 r Birmingham 84 62 pc 65 42 r New Orleans 85 68 pc 75 52 t Boise 69 39 pc 58 36 s New York 63 53 c 69 54 sh Boston 60 47 pc 58 50 c Omaha 62 34 s 67 46 s Buffalo 55 40 r 53 38 r Orlando 89 65 s 89 66 s Cheyenne 53 29 s 64 32 pc Philadelphia 68 54 c 76 58 t Chicago 59 38 pc 58 35 pc Phoenix 86 60 s 93 66 s Cincinnati 58 44 r 54 39 r Pittsburgh 66 48 r 56 42 r Cleveland 52 40 r 51 37 r Portland, ME 54 43 pc 54 45 c Dallas 54 44 r 69 51 pc Portland, OR 59 45 sh 58 44 pc Denver 59 30 pc 74 36 pc Reno 74 41 s 75 41 s Des Moines 62 36 s 65 43 s Richmond 80 61 c 85 59 pc Detroit 57 41 r 56 37 c Sacramento 77 45 s 81 48 s El Paso 69 49 s 78 52 s St. Louis 62 44 pc 63 43 pc Fairbanks 50 30 pc 53 32 pc Salt Lake City 63 42 s 62 40 pc Honolulu 87 73 pc 85 74 c San Diego 83 57 s 80 58 s Houston 75 55 t 72 54 c San Francisco 63 48 s 68 50 s Indianapolis 57 43 r 57 38 sh Seattle 53 43 sh 55 42 pc Kansas City 62 37 pc 66 46 pc Spokane 59 33 sh 56 34 c Las Vegas 79 59 s 86 61 s Tucson 84 54 s 88 60 s Little Rock 59 46 r 68 45 c Tulsa 62 39 r 73 47 s Los Angeles 89 58 s 89 58 s Wash., DC 72 62 c 82 56 t National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Laredo, TX 108° Low: Bodie State Park, CA 9°

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3 TUESDAY Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. KU School of Phar macy medicinal garden public planting, 3-5 p.m., KU School of Pharmacy, 2010 Becker Drive. Open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. KJHK Presents Greg Enemy, Farout, Atilla, Bennykress, all ages, 7 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Jam 4 Japan, 7 p.m., Granada, 1020 Mass. English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. “Hansel and Gretel,” an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck, featuring the KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Murphy Drive. Uncle Dirtytoes, Tuesday Concert Series, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. It’s Karaoke Time, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Title Tracks, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.

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Taproot Ann Arbor, Mich., band Taproot makes the next stop on its national tour tonight at the Bottleneck, 737 N.H., in support of its new album, “Plead the Fifth.” Taproot’s music contains all the aggression, noise and bombast that comes with the metal genre that should fill the Bottleneck quite nicely. Taproot isn’t a doom-andgloom metal band, choosing instead to write songs about subjects more typical of rock music or even pop. Break-ups, bad decisions and regret all get the heavy guitar treatment with Taproot, and the result is a small but dedicated following for a band that tours regularly and releases albums, on average, on a two-year schedule.

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University-Community Forum, “Battling SuperBugs: The Challenge of Antibiotic Resistance,” Edie Toubles Klinger, medical director of infection control program, LMH; noon, ECM, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. (First and third Wednesdays) Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Lawrence Preservation Alliance Achievement Awards, 7 p.m., Castle Tea Room, 1307 Mass. KU Jazz Ensembles, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m.,

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. The Lawrence 5, 7 p.m., iBar at Ingredient, 947 Mass. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Free Food, Fashion and Compassion!, 7 p.m., ECM, 1204 Oread Ave. “Hansel and Gretel,” an opera by Engelbert Humperdinck, featuring the KU Symphony Orchestra, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Murphy Drive. Those People improv comedy, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Oh No Oh My, Generationals, Doctor Octor, 8 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Cinco de Mayo with Stiff Middle Fingers, Los Habaneros, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Hip Hop at the Jazz- featuring Ye’sir, Benny Kress, Ryan Forest, DJ Doobious & The Willnots, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

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What change in weather will alter the length of your hair? The humidity.

May 10

KU University Band, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Ave. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Super Nerd Night! 7 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Lecompton City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Lecompton City Hall, 327 Elmore St. Baldwin City Council meeting, 7:30 p.m., City Hall, 803 S. Eighth St. Karaoke Idol!, Cinco de Mayo theme, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Joe Pug with Strand of Oaks, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Joan of Arc, Airwaves, Muscle Worship, The Generals, 9 p.m. Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Fresh Ink Open Mic Poetry & Spoken Word with host Miss Conception, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Tyler Gregory, Chris Luxem tour kickoff, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

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Buyers find bargains at Treece auction ONLINE: See ‘Mining’s Legacy: A Scar on Kansas’ at LJWorld.com

TREECE (AP) — An auction of dozens of properties in the former Kansas mining town of Treece on Saturday brought in a little less than $27,000 that will go into a community buyout fund. The sale, conducted by the Treece Relocation Assistance Trust, included about 30 houses, mobile homes and other structures that the trust had purchased from owners in a voluntary federal buyout. The Joplin Globe reports many of the structures, including Jesus Name Pentecostal Church, sold for $50 or less. The Environmental Protection Agency has allotted $3.5 million to relocate Treece residents who want to leave. The town, like Picher just across the state line in Oklahoma, is contaminated with mine waste that accumulated over several decades of lead and zinc mining. Sam Freeman, who lived in Picher, Okla., for 50 years and was a former city councilman, mayor and volunteer firefighter, bought the church for $50. He said he plans to give the pews to another church and sell what he can from inside the building.

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Camping trip Brownie Troop 1915 from Schwegler School participated in its first troop campout and zip line training April 1617 at Camp Timberlake in Stilwell. Stacey Lane submitted the photo.

New Location! Watson Park (7th & Kentucky) - Lawrence, KS Registration 9 a.m. • Walk begins at 10 a.m. Join us, with or without a dog, to raise funds for the shelter animals at this fun-filled morning of dog walks, games, contests, demonstrations, and exhibitor booths – something for everyone! Maybe you’ll find that special Mother’s Day gift? More at www.lawrencehumane.org


KU: Softball, baseball teams suffer weekend sweeps. 3B POOR PIERCE Frustrated Paul Pierce and the Celtics lost the opener of their anticipated NBA playoff series with Miami. Pierce was ejected late in the 99-90 loss. Story on page 2B.

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Football schedule brutal The best way to appreciate just how brutal a schedule Kansas University faces in the fall is to consider that nine of its 12 opponents played in bowl games last season, and Texas is one of the three that didn’t. The Jayhawks looked more organized and faster in Saturday’s annual spring football game in Memorial Stadium, but the competition they faced can’t measure up to what awaits. An argument could be made KU has the nation’s toughest schedule. The reduction of the Big 12 to 10 teams means that Kansas plays nine conference games and now faces the four Texas and two Oklahoma teams every year. Sure, every Big 12 team plays the same schedule. Sort of. But KU’s slate is more challenging than Oklahoma’s because Kansas has to play Oklahoma and the Sooners don’t, and Oklahoma gets to play Kansas and the Jayhawks don’t. A look at the 12 foes in the order KU plays them: McNeese State: No chance Kansas loses this one with the memory of North Dakota State so fresh. Northern Illinois: Dave Doren, once an assistant to Mark Mangino before he left for Wisconsin and gained a reputation as an excellent defensive coordinator and recruiter, landed his first head-coaching job. The ambitious Doren inherits a team that went 11-3 with an explosive offense. NIU averaged 65 points in a three-game November stretch against MidAmerican foes Toledo, Ball State and Eastern Michigan, and quarterback Chandler Harnish returns. At Georgia Tech: Home-field advantage and the revenge factor make this a huge mountain to climb. Texas Tech: As is Gill, Tommy Tuberville is in his second season after a controversial firing of his predecessor. Tuberville has more talent, but Gill has the home-field advantage. At Oklahoma State: Quarterback Brandon Weeden and wide receiver Justin Blackmon are back for a Cowboys offense that amassed 597 yards in Lawrence last season. Oklahoma: All but two starters return from the nation’s 10th-ranked offense, and the Sooners should have an offensive line that manhandles all but the best defensive lines. OU will be a popular national-title pick. Kansas State: Daniel Thomas is gone, but Bryce Brown, the transfer from Tennessee out of Wichita who was ranked the No. 1 running back in the nation in high school, has a chance to be just as good. At Texas: Freshman Malcolm Brown, fast and 220 pounds, has a legitimate shot to be the Longhorns’ best running back since Jamaal Charles. At Iowa State: If the Jayhawks aren’t too beaten up from the previous week’s game at Texas, the Jayhawks could win this one, but it’s an unfortunate scheduling quirk that they have to play it on the road for a second consecutive season. Baylor: Robert Griffin III is back directing the offense that torched KU for 680 yards a year ago. At Texas A&M: Good guy Mike Sherman was an unconventional choice when hired, but it sure has worked out. The Aggies won six in a row before losing to LSU in the Cotton Bowl. Vs. Missouri at Arrowhead: The underdog is always a threat to win this one.

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ROYALS MASCOT SLUGGER SWEEPS the top of the Minnesota dugout after the Royals completed a threegame sweep with a 10-3 victory Sunday in Kansas City, Mo.

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DREAM VISION’S SHABAZZ MUHAMMAD, LEFT, DRIVES past Colorado Hawks’ Chris Thomas (23) in the championship game of the Jayhawk Invitational. Dream Vision won, 94-85, Sunday at Haskell’s Coffin Complex.

Ballyhooed recruits live up to hype By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Shabazz Muhammad, the No. 3ranked basketball player in the recruiting Class of 2012, and Chris Thomas, the No. 4 prospect in the Class of 2013, lived up to the hype in Sunday’s finals of the Jayhawk Invitational at Haskell’s Coffin Complex. Muhammad, a 6-foot-5, 210pound junior from Las Vegas’ Bishop Gorman High, exploded for 36 points in Dream Vision’s 94-85 title victory over the Colorado Hawks and super 6-4, 180pound Phoenix Westwind Prep

Academy sophomore Thomas, who netted 35. “Chris is outstanding. It was my first time playing against him. I was really impressed,” said Muhammad, who was named MVP of the Invitational. “If he keeps it up, he’ll be playing at the highest level.” Both players have Kansas University on their list of prospective colleges. “Shabazz is amazing. I’ll give him that. He is good,” said Thomas, who made the all-tournament team. “He came out not missing a shot in the first half. The second half, he finally missed some shots.”

Muhammad scored 21 points the first half in helping Dream Vision to a 50-36 advantage. Thomas erupted for 25 points the final half in leading a furious rally that knotted the score at 79 with about six minutes left. Muhammad broke the tie with a vicious slam dunk, and Dream Vision managed to stay in front the rest of the way. “I think I showed it a lot,” Muhammad said, asked if he demonstrated the ability to dominate in crunch time. Earlier he had 32 points in a 76-69 quarterfinal Please see RECRUITS, page 3B

KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Mike Aviles played his way to the Kansas City bench early in the season by going hitless in 18 consecutive at-bats. That was then. It would be difficult to pry Aviles out of the Royals lineup now. Aviles had three hits, including a homer, and drove in four runs to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins, 103, on Sunday. “I was never worried,” Aviles said of his early skid. “Maybe other people were worried. I wasn’t. I know myself. I know I have confidence in myself. I know what I’m capable of doing at this level. I know I can help the team win.” “I don’t think I ever was asleep. I just started off slow. Basically if you think about it, you’re going to have slumps during the course of the year. Mine was just at the start of the year and that’s why everybody noticed. I went through the same thing last year, but nobody noticed because it was later in the year.” Minnesota fell to nine games below .500 for the first time since finishing the 2000 season 69-93. The Twins fell 10 games behind the division-leading Cleveland Indians, which is the farthest they have been out of first since finishing 17 games out in 2007. Aviles, who matched his career high with four RBIs, hit a three-run homer in the eighth off Twins reliever Dusty Hughes, a former Royal. Aviles’ single in the two-run sixth scored Mitch Maier, who had tripled. “I love Dusty to death.” Aviles said. “We’re really good friends. We got drafted together (in 2002). We played all the way through the minor leagues. It’s like bittersweet. I feel bad, but it’s just part of the game.” Luke Hochevar (3-3), who gave 1 up 12 runs in 12 ⁄3 innings in losing his previous two starts, held the Twins to five hits and three 1 runs in 6 ⁄3 innings. ● Box score on page 3B

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NFL on DE Opurum’s radar By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

ONLINE: For a look back at some of the players and plays that stood out at the spring game, log on to KUSports.com and check out the latest edition of Matt Tait’s “Tale of the Tait” blog.

A football fan in every way, Kansas University junior-to-be Toben Opurum paid close attention to last weekend’s NFL Draft.

On Thursday, Opurum saw Texas A&M’s Von Miller get drafted with the second overall pick by the Denver Broncos. Two days later, the defensive end hit the field at Memorial Stadium determined to take the first step in following in Miller’s footsteps. Both are undersized, passrushing athletes, and Opurum said after Saturday’s spring game he was well aware of the similarities between him and Miller.

“(Defensive line) Coach (Buddy) Wyatt brings him up here and there because we’re similar in size and how we play,” said Opurum, who stands 6-foot-1, 240 pounds, compared to Miller’s frame of 6-3, 243. “Obviously, someone who goes No. 2 in the Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo draft is someone I can try to mold myself after and watch and see KANSAS DEFENSIVE END TOBEN OPURUM (35) how he plays and do that myself.” leaves the field after greeting former teammate Kerry Meier following the Kansas Spring Game Please see OPURUM, page 3B Saturday at Memorial Stadium.


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• Kansas University holds its annual scholar-athlete banquet • The NBA playoffs continue

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY TUESDAY • Baseball vs. Wichita State, 6 p.m.

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NBA PLAYOFFS

Heat-Celtics drama has just begun

Heat win; Pierce ejected

By Greg Cote McClatchy Newspapers

MIAMI — Just when aching exhaustion was ready to swallow him, Dwyane Wade raced the length of the court late in the game Sunday to chase a pass he had no hope of reaching, only to find his brakes didn’t work. He dove head first into the white-clad home crowd, landing five rows in, momentarily engulfed by shocked fans who weren’t sure whether to lurch out of the way or try to make a franchise-saving catch. Wade emerged limping. It wasn’t an injury. “Just tired,” the Heat star would say afterward. “At that moment I was spent.” It was a snapshot to remind you why this young man is Miami’s most special and most beloved sports star ever except Dan Marino, and that gap narrows with every spectacle like this one. Mario Chalmers had launched the long pass late in the game. “I was mad at ’Rio for throwing it, I’m not going to lie,” Wade said — except he was smiling. He’d earned that smile. Earned the exhaustion, too. Wade’s 38 points and whirling-dervish defense made sure the Heat won Game 1 of this NBA second-round playoff series vs. Boston, 99-90, with that late launch into the crowd well representing the maniacal intensity we can expect in this series. Well, that and Sunday’s boiling emotions and flying elbows, flagrant fouls and double-technicals, scowls and angry words, the (very nearly a) head-butt and the ejection of Celtics star Paul Pierce. Otherwise, a pretty uneventful game. Best of all? This drama, this brutal ballet, has just begun. Ain’t it great!? This had to be one of the most anticipated home games in the club’s 23-year history. Surely this franchise hasn’t had a playoff series torqued up this high, full of this much animus, since Heat-Knicks in the 1997 series punctuated by an on-court brawl, suspensions and then-coach Jeff Van Gundy latched poodle-like onto the pistoning leg of Alonzo Mourning. Sunday’s version of that lunacy included James Jones with a hard foul against Pierce, and Pierce getting in his grill and bumping his head into Jones’ face. That was just before Wade plowed hard into a screen set by Pierce, who barked profanities at Wade and found himself ejected with seven minutes left for his second technical foul. Somebody asked Wade later what Pierce had said to him. “Ah, a bunch of gibberish,” said Wade with a wink in his voice. Whatever NBA “playoff intensity” means, it began to redefine itself here Sunday. Heat-Celtics owns the marquee and the market on vitriol because this is Boston’s proud, aging past champions trying to maintain control of the Eastern Conference against Miami’s Big 3 — a team that came together to beat this very opponent. The 10 months since LeBron James’ “Decision” have all led to this day, to this series, after an 82-game regular season and then a five-game first-round dispatch of Philadelphia cleared away all the obstacles. The six months since Miami opened this season in Boston, losing, have been a precursor to this series. That’s a lot of inevitability, a lot of anticipation. Sunday, it was worth the wait. “This is personal,” said James of this opponent. Maybe he had that in mind when, after a hard foul by Ray Allen in the third quarter left James sprawled face down past the end-line, he theatrically did a few pushups before hopping to his feet. The Celtics won three of four this season and had won 18 of the past 21 against Miami entering Sunday. They were the champions this Heat team was built to be. “Our big brothers,” Wade had called them. Could be time for a power shift. Could be time for the little brothers to start running the family. There are six future Hall of Famers in this series, maybe more. Sunday’s crowd included rap stars Diddy, Drake and Rick Ross. Wade was the biggest star in the house — HIS house, still, even with LeBron here now. Remember back when so many people seemed to worry whether the superstars Wade and James could coexist? Sunday was another example proving they could, and do. “I know I don’t have to average 30 points,” said James. “We have other options.” Wade, at his elbow during the postgame news conference, smiled again. “That’s the reason why we’re playing together,” he said. For this. For the Celtics, and beyond.

The Associated Press

Heat 99, Celtics 90 MIAMI — Dwyane Wade knew his regular-season numbers against Boston were lacking. He also knew that wouldn’t matter in the playoffs. And Game 1 — which seemed more like Round 1 — of what’s already an emotionally charged series went to Wade and the Miami Heat. Wade scored 38 points on 14of-21 shooting, James Jones set a Miami postseason record with 25 points off the bench, and the Heat beat the Celtics on Sunday to open their Eastern Conference semifinal series. “We’re going to have to fight for every inch, every game we get,” Wade said. “Right now, we won Game 1. We’re supposed to. We’ll go back and focus on winning Game 2. We’re at home, we have home-court advantage. They’re just trying to come in and steal one like they’ve done in the past. So it’s our job to come out with the same mentality in the next one.” LeBron James finished with 22 points, six rebounds and five assists for Miami, which led by as many as 19 before a fiery finish that saw plenty of players jawing at each other — more than that in some cases. Paul Pierce was ejected with seven minutes left, after picking up two technicals in skirmishes with Wade and Jones within a span of 59 seconds. Ray Allen scored 25 points for Boston, which lost for the first time in five games this postseason. Pierce scored 19, and Delonte West finished with 10 for the Celtics, while Rajon Rondo and Kevin Garnett were held to a combined 14 points on 6-for-19 shooting. “There’s so many things we need to do to get better,” Allen said. “I think everybody in that locker room knows that, just from a small conversation we just had.” Game 2 is Tuesday in Miami. Given how Boston ousted

PLAYOFFS GLANCE CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Sunday Memphis 114, Oklahoma City 101, Memphis leads series 1-0 Miami 99, Boston 90, Miami leads series 1-0 Today Atlanta at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m. Tuesday Boston at Miami, 6 p.m. Memphis at Oklahoma City, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday Atlanta at Chicago, 7 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Lakers, 9:30 p.m.

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TODAY • Soccer at SM East, 7 p.m. TUESDAY • Baseball vs. Olathe Northwest, 5:30 p.m.

Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 6. FGs: 2-7. FTs: 2-2. Xavier Henry, Memphis Did not play (knee injury)

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Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 19. FGs: 6-14. FTs: 4-6.

Miami last season and ended James’ playoff runs with Cleveland in 2008 and 2010, these teams have history — and more than a bit of dislike, and that was apparent. It was physical throughout, with West earning a technical and Jermaine O’Neal picking up a flagrant foul along the way, before things really got hot in the fourth. Pierce took offense with a hard foul by Jones, each getting double-technicals there, and Pierce and Wade — who have a bit of history themselves — renewed acquaintances not long after that. Referee Ed Malloy called both for double-technicals, and Pierce was screaming as he departed. Boston coach Doc Rivers said he thought Jones and Wade went at Pierce too aggressively on the two plays that ended his forward’s night. BOSTON (90) Pierce 6-14 4-6 19, Garnett 3-9 0-0 6, J.O’Neal 3-6 3-3 9, Rondo 3-10 2-2 8, Allen 9-13 2-2 25, Davis 25 0-0 4, West 3-9 2-2 10, Krstic 0-1 0-0 0, Green 3-8 1-3 9. Totals 32-75 14-18 90. MIAMI (99) James 8-19 5-9 22, Bosh 3-10 1-2 7, Ilgauskas 0-2 0-0 0, Bibby 1-4 0-0 3, Wade 14-21 8-9 38, Anthony 0-1 2-2 2, Jones 5-7 10-10 25, Chalmers 1-4 0-0 2, Miller 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-68 26-32 99. Boston 14 22 26 28 — 90 Miami 20 31 25 23 — 99 3-Point Goals—Boston 12-24 (Allen 5-8, Pierce 37, Green 2-4, West 2-5), Miami 9-19 (Jones 5-7, Wade 2-5, James 1-3, Bibby 1-3, Chalmers 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Boston 42 (Garnett 8), Miami 47 (Bosh 12). Assists—Boston 18 (Rondo 7), Miami 17 (Wade, James 5). Total Fouls—Boston 24, Miami 21. Technicals—Pierce 2, West, Boston defensive three second 2, Jones, Wade. Flagrant Fouls—J.O’Neal. Ejected—Pierce. A—20,021 (19,600).

MEMPHIS (114) Young 3-7 0-0 6, Randolph 12-22 9-9 34, Gasol 911 2-4 20, Conley 5-13 5-6 15, Allen 5-10 2-4 12, Battier 4-9 2-2 11, Mayo 2-7 1-1 6, Arthur 2-7 2-2 6, Vasquez 2-3 0-0 4. Totals 44-89 23-28 114. OKLAHOMA CITY (101) Durant 11-21 8-11 33, Ibaka 7-14 2-2 16, Perkins 1-3 0-0 2, Westbrook 9-23 10-12 29, Sefolosha 2-2 1-1 5, Collison 2-3 1-2 5, Mohammed 0-1 0-0 0, Harden 2-5 0-0 5, Maynor 0-3 3-4 3, Cook 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 35-78 25-32 101. Memphis 28 29 27 30 — 114 Oklahoma City 24 23 24 30 — 101 3-Point Goals—Memphis 3-8 (Battier 1-1, Randolph 1-1, Mayo 1-3, Young 0-1, Conley 0-2), Oklahoma City 6-14 (Durant 3-5, Cook 1-2, Westbrook 1-2, Harden 1-3, Maynor 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Memphis 53 (Gasol 13), Oklahoma City 47 (Ibaka, Durant 11). Assists— Memphis 21 (Conley 7), Oklahoma City 16 (Westbrook 6). Total Fouls—Memphis 23, Oklahoma City 25. A—18,203 (18,203).

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Bulls’ Thibodeau wins NBA Coach of Year BOXING Boxer who knocked down Ali dies LONDON — Former heavyweight boxer Henry Cooper, one of Britain’s most popular sportsmen who was best known for knocking down Muhammad Ali while he was still known as Cassius Clay, died Sunday. He was 76. The first boxer to be knighted and receive the title “Sir” from a British monarch, Cooper died just two days before his 77th birthday, the British Boxing Board of Control said. He died at his son’s house in Oxted, Surrey, in southern England, after an extended illness. “I am at a loss for words over the death of my friend, Henry Cooper,” Ali said in a statement. Cooper floored Ali, then an up-and-coming contender named Clay, in a 1963 non-title fight at Wembley Stadium.

MLB Braves coach fined, suspended

GOLF Bubba Watson wins in playoff

ATLANTA — Braves pitching coach Roger McDowell was suspended for two weeks without pay Sunday by Major League Baseball for inappropriate comments and gestures he made toward fans before a game in San Francisco. The suspension is retroactive to Friday, when McDowell was placed on administrative leave by the Braves. He also was fined an undisclosed amount for the April 23 incident. McDowell will be required to complete sensitivity training and will have to apologize directly to the fans involved, Justin Quinn and his family.

AVONDALE, LA. — Bubba Watson won the Zurich Classic on Sunday for his second PGA Tour victory of the year and third overall, holing a three-foot birdie putt on the second hole of a playoff with Webb Simpson.

MOBILE, ALA. — Maria Hjorth took advantage of Alexis Thompson’s collapse in a failed bid to become the youngest LPGA Tour winner, rallying to win the Avnet LPGA Classic for her fifth tour title.

Cardinals 3B Freese breaks hand

2nd straight victory for Westwood

ATLANTA — The Cardinals are looking for a fill-in starter at third base after David Freese broke a bone in his left hand when he was hit by a pitch.

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA — Top-ranked Lee Westwood rallied to win the Ballantine’s Championship for his second straight victory, shooting a 5-under 67 for a one-stroke victory over Miguel Angel Jimenez.

Hjorth rallies for LPGA win

Martinez headed to retirement SANTO DOMINGO, DOMINICAN REPUBLIC — Pedro Martinez has virtually ruled out a return to the major leagues and says he is on his way to retirement. The three-time Cy Young Award winner gave an interview that was broadcast Sunday in the Dominican Republic.

TUESDAY • Baseball at Olathe South, 5:30 p.m. at ODAC • Softball at Olathe Northwest, 4:15 p.m. at CBAC • Girls soccer at Olathe East, 7 p.m.

How former Jayhawks fared

Grizzlies 114, Thunder 101 OKLAHOMA CITY — Zach Randolph had 34 points and 10 rebounds, Marc Gasol added 20 points and 13 boards, and Memphis overpowered Oklahoma City inside in the opening game of the Western Conference semifinals. Just as they did in a firstround upset of top-seeded San Antonio, Randolph and Gasol provided enough punch to give eighth-seeded Memphis a road victory in Game 1. Randolph and Gasol each scored 20 points in the same regular-season game only once this season, but did it in Game 1 against the Spurs and again to negate the Thunder’s homecourt advantage right from the start. Game 2 is Tuesday night in Oklahoma City. Kevin Durant led the Thunder with 33 points and 11 rebounds. Russell Westbrook scored 29, but the All-Star tandem couldn’t overcome a big advantage in the paint for Memphis.

DEERFIELD ILL. — Tom Thibodeau waited about two decades to become an NBA head coach. It didn’t take him long to be recognized as one of the best once he got the chance. Thibodeau is the NBA’s Coach of the Year after leading the Chicago Bulls to 62 wins in his first season to tie a league record set by Paul Westphal. The Chicago Tribune first reported Thibodeau’s selection, which was no surprise the way the Bulls dominated during the regular season. Now, after a tough five-game series against Indiana in the opening round, they’ll open the Eastern Conference semifinals against Atlanta today. “After being here for a year, I realize how fortunate I am to be here,” Thibodeau said. “It’s a great city, great fans, great organization, great players, and if it meant waiting 20 years to get this job, it was well worth the wait.”

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TUESDAY • Soccer vs. KC East, 4:30 p.m. • Tennis, TBA

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TUESDAY • Track at Burlington Invite, 3:30 p.m. • Golf, TBA

ROYALS TUESDAY • Baltimore, 7:10 p.m. in Kansas City, Mo.

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AUTO RACING Sao Paulo 300 postponed SAO PAULO — IndyCar’s Sao Paulo 300 has been postponed until today because of heavy rain.

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1939 — Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees does not play against the Detroit Tigers at Briggs Stadium, ending his streak of 2,130 consecutive games played.

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All-tourney talk: Joining Muhammad, Thomas and Upshaw on the all tourney team were: Marcus Smart, 6-4 junior, Texas Assault; Mitch McGary, 6-10 junior, SYF Players; and Marcus Holt, 6-9 junior, Colorado Hawks. ●

Lacey says he’ll reschedule: Trevor Lacey, a 6-3 senior guard from Butler High in Huntsville, Ala., who did not make his official visit to KU over the weekend as originally planned, will visit before the May 18 end of the spring signing period, Lacey’s dad told Rivals.com on Sunday. The country’s No. 24 rated player is considering KU, Kentucky, Alabama and Auburn. ●

Koenig nets KU offer: One of the top players in the 16and-under portion of the invitational was Bronson Koenig, 6-2 soph point guard from Aquinas High in LaCrosse, Wis. Koenig, who starred for Wisconsin Playground Warriors, has been offered a scholarship at KU, his AAU coach told Rivals.com. ●

Other title games: 16 and under: Dream Vision 58, Wisconsin Playground Warriors 38. 15 and under: KC Pump N Run 69, Iowa Barnstormers 68 14 and under: KC Tarheels 57, Gateway Basketball Club 36 13 and under: Oklahoma Magic 61, Gateway Basketball Club 41 12 and under: Powergroup 55, Arkansas Blazers, 55-28

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Recruits win over SYF Players. “Just playing, getting my teammates involved. Getting this championship is just sweet.” Thomas had a crowd of about 200 fans buzzing while connecting on four straight threes during the Hawks’ second-half comeback. “Man, I thought I was going to knock one down to end the game like that,” Thomas said. “It happens. We lost. It’s OK.” Joe Rahon, a sweet-shooting 6-foot junior from San Diego’s Torrey Pines, who according to Rivals.com has received an offer from Boston College, scored 21 points, including a three off a feed from Muhammad that gave Dream Vision an 84-80 lead. As far as the three other Dream Vision players who are considering KU ... ■ Robert Upshaw, a 6-10 junior from Edison High in Fresno, Calif., scored 11 points. ■ Winston Shepard, 6-8 junior from Findlay Prep High in Henderson, Nev., had nine points. ■ Ishmail Wainright, 6-5 sophomore from Raytown (Mo.) South, had four points. Upshaw, who is ranked No. 111 in the Class of 2012, made the all-tournament team. He had 14 blocks in Saturday’s victory over the Kansas Mustangs. “If I become a more mobile player, I become one of the best players in the country,” the 250-pound Upshaw said. “I can’t get up and down the floor as well as other players can, so that’s what I’m trying to focus on. When I get up and down the floor, I rebound well, block shots well and score well.” He said he’s committed to “running on the track with my strength and conditioning coach at my high school and just playing ball.” Upshaw — he said he has heard from coaches from KU, Maryland, Oregon and Tennessee lately — said his goal is to resemble NBA standout Dwight Howard. “I want to be the type player where I get the ball in the post and storm through a guy,” Upshaw said. I don’t necessarily say I can be athletic as him. I just want to be that type of player.” Regarding the recruitment of Sunday’s star performers, Muhammad, who is being pursued by KU, Duke, North Carolina, Kentucky, Texas, UCLA, UNLV, Arizona, USC and many others, said he’d definitely like to make a visit to KU. Thomas said though it’s early in the process, KU will be high on his list. He’s been offered a scholarship by the KU staff. “All my family is from Kansas. Kansas is good for me. I like Kansas,” said Thomas, who also has mentioned Arizona, Kentucky, Memphis, Indiana, Tennessee, Washington, Oregon State, Washington State, Missouri and Colorado.

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Royals Box Score ROYALS 10, TWINS 3

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TEXAS A&M FRESHMAN AMBER GARZA circles the bases after hitting a grand slam. The Aggies slammed Kansas, 13-0, Sunday at Arrocha Ballpark.

A&M completes sweep of Kansas By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Saturday, Kansas University’s softball team expended a lot of energy mounting a seventh-inning rally against No. 21 Texas A&M. So Sunday, when the Jayhawks fell behind again, they just couldn’t generate the drive to start a comeback. In their final regular-season Big 12 game, the Jayhawks lost to the Aggies, 13-0, in a run-rule-shortened f ive innings at Arrocha Ballpark. “We didn’t come out as aggressive as we did yesterday,” KU third baseman Marissa Ingle said. “We kind of lacked the want-to and the extra oomph before the game.” Kansas finishes its Big 12 schedule with a 2-16 record, picking up single victories against Texas Tech and Iowa State. The Aggies seized their run opportunities, tallying three runs in the second inning on a three-run homer by pitcher Mel Dumezich. An inning later, the Aggies put up a sixspot, capped by a grand slam by third baseman Amber Garza. Texas A&M didn’t relent, either, scoring three runs in the fourth inning and another in the fifth. KU starting pitcher Allie Clark (13-9) said it was difficult to keep spirits up when the talented Aggies capitalized on nearly every chance.

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Last weekend, Opurum proved that to be possible. Finally settled into a position he can call home, Opurum, now a full-fledged defensive end, finished with two tackles and a sack in the scrimmage. Those numbers don’t provide a proper read on Opurum’s day. He delivered constant pressure on the edge and demonstrated to the 6,000 fans in attendance that he had figured out how to play on the defensive line. Last year at this time, Opurum still was a running back. The former ball carrier who was recruited to Notre Dame as a fullback and led the Jayhawks in rushing as a true freshman finished last year’s spring game with 16 yards on seven carries. At that time, it was believed that a healthy Opurum was poised for a big season. It never came. Midway through preseason camp he was moved to linebacker. A few months later, he was moved again to defensive end. Originally frustrated by the shifts, Opurum reached the point where he used that frustration on the field. Today, the anger’s gone and in its place is the kind of determination that has other Jayhawks talking big about the junior from Plano, Texas. “I think Toben’s definitely a guy that’s going to be reckoned with in the Big 12,” KU coach Turner Gill said. “I think he’s a guy that people are going to be talking about as time goes along, throughout the season and the rest of his career.” Added KU quarterback Jordan Webb: “He’s definitely come a long way, and he’s gonna be one of our best play-

BOX SCORE TEXAS A&M Natalie Villarreal 2b Cassie Tysarczyk rf Rhiannon Kliesing 1b Andrea Tovar pr Megan May dp Kelsey Spittler lf Emily Albus lf Nicole Morgan c Amber Garza 3b Mel Dumezich p Brittany Walker ss Kelsea Orsak cf/pr Totals

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“It only takes one pitch,” Clark said. “That’s what sucks as a pitcher. You make one mistake, but that happens.” Coach Megan Smith sent Clark to the circle for the second day in a row, hoping that Clark would build on the success she had Saturday. The Jayhawks (31-22) will take on Drake in a home doubleheader at 5 p.m. Thursday, starting a unusual threeseries stretch of nonconference games to end the season.

ers. He’s one of those guys with unlimited potential. He’s got a good motor, and he’s got all the tools.” Asked how it felt to hear coaches and teammates heave such high praise his way, Opurum was honest. “I don’t even get to hear stuff like that,” he said with a laugh. “My conf idence is always going to be high, but the fact that other people are taking notice and my teammates realize it as well, it definitely feels good to know that.” There are more than a couple of reasons why Opurum has transformed from project to producer, gamble to gamer in less than a year. Drive and determination are at the top of the list. But not far behind are attention to detail and sound technique. “I think being able to turn the corner and using his hands,” Gill said when asked to name two of Opurum’s biggest strengths. “There’s a little knack of being able to come off the edge, being able to lean and still have a burst and a quickness to come around the edge on an offensive tackle. And that’s one area he really has improved. He’s going to continue to get better and better.” He’s also going to continue to become more comfortable. Whether he’s standing up, ready to rip off a speed rush or down in a three-point stance eager to pop with power, Opurum again feels like he’s playing where he belongs. “My coaches have made it easy for me,” he said. “They’ve simplified the game and let me basically just use all my effort to make plays. This is my spot. I’m settled in. But we’ve got competition going every day so I can’t get complacent. Every day I’m out here working hard with my teammates.”

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Sunday At Kinderlou Forest Golf Club Valdosta, Ga. Purse: $625,000 Yardage: 7,781; Par 72 Final Round Ted Potter, Jr., $112,500 Mathew Goggin, $67,500 Brent Long, $36,250 Charles Warren, $36,250 Mark Anderson, $22,813 Major Manning, $22,813 Rob Oppenheim, $22,813

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L U B B O C K , T E X A S — Texas Tech scored three runs in the Mutua Madrilena Masters/Open bottom of the ninth inning to Sunday beat Kansas University, 8-7, At Caja Magica Madrid, Spain Sunday and sweep the threePurse: Men, $4.5 million, (WT1000); Women, $4.5 game Big 12 Conference basemillion (Premier) Surface: Clay-Outdoor ball series. Singles KU freshman Tucker Men First Round Tharp hit a three-run homer Guillermo Garcia-Lopez, Spain, def. Stanislas in the top of the ninth to give Wawrinka (14), Switzerland, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. Jo-Wilfred Tsonga, France, def. Nicolas Kansas its first lead of the Almagro (10), Spain, 6-1, 6-3. night before Tech rallied. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, 6-1, 7-5. The Jayhawks led two of Juan Monaco, Argentina, def. Andrey Golubev, three games in the series headKazakhstan, 2-6, 6-2, 6-2. Women ing into the bottom of the ninth. First Round KU fell to 20-24 overall, 9Maria Sharapova (8), Russia, def. Arantxa Rus, Netherlands, 2-6, 6-3, 6-2. 12 in the Big 12. Tech improved Francesca Schiavone (3), Italy, def. Peng Shuai, China, 7-5, 7-6 (2). to 28-19, 9-12. Zurich Classic of New Orleans Arantxa Parra Santonja, Spain, def. Flavia The Jayhawks are tied for Sunday Pennetta, Italy, 6-3, 7-5. At TPC of Louisiana Daniela Hantuchova, Slovakia, def. Kimiko fifth in the Big 12 with Baylor Avondale, La. Date-Krumm, Japan, 6-3, 6-3. Purse: $5.5 million and Tech. Caroline Wozniacki (1), Denmark, def. Ayumi Par 72 Morita, Japan, 6-2, 6-3. Kansas trailed throughout FYianradlaRgoeu: n7,399; d Julia Goerges, Germany, def. Kaia Kanepi, the day, but Tharp’s home run (x-won on second playoff hole) Estonia (14), 6-7 (3), 6-1, 6-4. Watson (500), $1,152,000 66-68-70-69—273 Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. Aravane Rezai, with two on and two outs in x-B. Webb Simpson (300), $691,200 68-69-67-69—273 6-3, 3-6, 6-4. the ninth inning gave the Jay- Jason Dufner (145), $332,800 68-69-72-66—275 France, Marion Bartoli (11), France, def. Simona Halep, hawks an 7-5 lead. It was just Tommy Gainey (145), $332,800 67-71-68-69—275 Romania, 6-4, 6-1. K.J. Choi (145), $332,800 68-71-67-69—275 Elena Vesnina, Russia, def. Sania Mirza, India, Tharp’s third hit of the season. Matt Jones (95), $222,400 66-71-69-70—276 6-4, 6-3. KU reliever Colton Murray George McNeill (95), $222,400 71-70-65-70—276 Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, def. Mayfair (75), $172,800 69-70-72-67—278 Ana Ivanovic (15), Serbia, 0-6, 6-4, 6-4. recorded two outs in the bot- Billy David Mathis (75), $172,800 70-68-72-68—278 Sara Errani, Italy, def. Klara Zakopalova (6), tom of the ninth, but Tech Andres Romero (75), $172,800 72-71-67-68—278 Czech Republic, 7-6 (4), 6-4. Luke Donald (75), $172,800 68-71-70-69—278 Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, def. Yanina scored three times on a single, Greg Chalmers (75), $172,800 72-69-67-70—278 Wickmayer, Belgium, 6-4, 6-4. two wild pitches, a hit batsman John Senden (58), $123,733 70-67-71-71—279 Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Greta Arn, Stricker (58), $123,733 70-68-68-73—279 Hungary, 6-4, 2-6, 6-3. and three walks. Murray had Steve C. Howell III (58), $123,733 68-72-66-73—279 Vania King, United States, def. Nadia Petrova, entered the game in the sev- Charlie Wi (55), $105,600 70-70-71-69—280 Russia, 6-1, 7-6 (5). Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, def. Monica enth inning and retired six of Josh Teater (55), $105,600 69-66-74-71—280 Tringale (53), $92,800 72-67-72-70—281 Niculescu, Romania, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (3). the first seven hitters he faced. C. David Toms (53), $92,800 70-71-67-73—281 Jelena Jankovic (7), Serbia, def. Laura Pous69-73-71-69—282 Tio, Spain, 6-2, 6-0. The Texas Tech rally Ben Crane (49), $69,333 Jobe (49), $69,333 71-71-69-71—282 ruined a good offensive day Brandt Hunter Haas (49), $69,333 69-71-70-72—282 Open for the Jayhawks, who scored Nick Watney (49), $69,333 71-68-71-72—282 Serbia Sunday Nick O’Hern (49), $69,333 67-72-70-73—282 At SRPC Milan Gale Muskatirovic seven runs on 14 hits. Sopho- Joe Durant (49), $69,333 67-72-68-75—282 e, Serbia more Jordan Dreiling went 4- Chris DiMarco (39), $39,269 72-68-75-68—283 PBuelrgsrea: d$543,270 (WT250) Keegan Bradley (39), $39,269 73-70-72-68—283 for-4 with three RBIs. Alex Surface: Clay-Outdoor Peter Tomasulo (39), $39,269 71-70-73-69—283 Singles DeLeon and James Stanfield Vaughn Taylor (39), $39,269 70-73-71-69—283 Championship Tag Ridings (39), $39,269 72-71-71-69—283 each recorded two hits. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Feliciano Adams (39), $39,269 73-68-72-70—283 Lopez, Spain, 7-6 (4), 6-2. KU will host Wichita State Blake Aron Price (39), $39,269 72-69-72-70—283 at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Billy Horschel (39), $39,269 72-70-71-70—283 Estoril Open

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John Merrick (39), $39,269 73-69-70-71—283 Chris Stroud (39), $39,269 73-70-69-71—283 B. de Jonge (39), $39,269 72-69-70-72—283 Rickie Fowler (39), $39,269 70-72-68-73—283 Dean Wilson (39), $39,269 73-64-71-75—283 John Rollins (39), $39,269 67-69-69-78—283 Shane Bertsch (29), $24,320 74-69-71-70—284 Carl Pettersson (29), $24,320 67-75-72-70—284 Troy Matteson (29), $24,320 71-72-71-70—284 Marc Turnesa (29), $24,320 70-73-70-71—284 Charley Hoffman (29), $24,320 69-74-69-72—284 Robert Allenby (29), $24,320 72-70-70-72—284

BMW Open

Avnet Classic

Sunday At Magnolia Grove-Crossings Course Mobile, Ala. Purse: $1.3 milliion Yardage: 6,502; Par 72 Final Round Maria Hjorth, $195,000 70-74-67-67—278 Song-Hee Kim, $118,921 67-72-70-71—280 Na Yeon Choi, $76,502 69-72-71-69—281 Suzann Pettersen, $76,502 72-68-71-70—281 Stacy Lewis, $53,715 68-71-74-69—282 Katherine Hull, $37,655 72-71-71-69—283 Hee Kyung Seo, $37,655 73-74-65-71—283 Amy Yang, $37,655 70-68-72-73—283 Shanshan Feng, $25,636 72-71-73-68—284 Sandra Gal, $25,636 70-67-75-72—284 Paige Mackenzie, $25,636 70-71-71-72—284 Karen Stupples, $25,636 68-71-72-73—284 Mindy Kim, $20,096 73-68-76-68—285 Christina Kim, $20,096 70-71-72-72—285 Angela Stanford, $20,096 74-70-68-73—285 Morgan Pressel, $16,972 72-70-74-70—286 Stephanie Sherlock, $16,972 71-74-71-70—286 Jennifer Song, $16,972 74-73-69-70—286 Jessica Korda, $14,715 75-69-73-70—287 Juli Inkster, $14,715 71-72-70-74—287 Anna Nordqvist, $14,715 73-72-68-74—287 Lexi Thompson, $14,715 71-71-67-78—287

Ballantine’s

Sunday At Blackstone Resort Seoul, South Korea Purse: $2.8 million Yardage: 7,190; Par: 72 Final Lee Westwood, England Miguel Angel Jimenez, Spain Park Sang-hyun, South Korea Dustin Johnson, United States Alexander Noren, Sweden Hong Soon-sang, South Korea

Sunday At Estadio Nacional Oeiras, Portugal Purse: Men, $655,060 (WT250); Women, $220,000 (Intl.) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Men Singles Championship Juan Martin del Potro (8), Argentina, def. Fernando Verdasco (2), Spain, 6-2, 6-2.

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Sunday At MTTC Iphitos Munich Purse: $655,060 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles Championship Nikolay Davydenko (7), Russia, def. Florian Mayer (5), Germany, 6-3, 3-6, 6-1.

NHL Playoffs

CONFERENCE SEMIFINALS (Best-of-7) Sunday San Jose 2, Detroit 1, San Jose leads series 2-0 Tampa Bay 3, Washington 2, OT, Tampa Bay leads series 2-0 Today Boston at Philadelphia, 6:30 p.m.

College

Payton Jordan Invitational Sunday in Palo Alto, Calif. Kansas Results WOMEN 800 — 1. Cori Christensen, 2:09.81 3,000 Steeplechase — 5. Rebeka Stowe, 9:53.12 (school record) 5,000 — 16. Kara Windisch, 17:14.15. 17. Amanda Miller, 17:15.24. 18. Tessa Turcotte, 17:25.07. 20. Kyra Kilwein, 17:28.28. MEN 1,500 — 3. Josh Munsch, 3:48.21 3,000 Steeplechase — 21. Austin Bussing, 9:05.28 5,000 — 7. Don Wasinger, 14:24.86. 16. Nick Caprario, 14:35.61

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LEAGUE STANDINGS

AMERICAN LEAGUE ROUNDUP

AMERICAN LEAGUE East Division New York Tampa Bay Baltimore Toronto Boston

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Central Division Cleveland Kansas City Detroit Chicago Minnesota

West Division Los Angeles Texas Oakland Seattle

NATIONAL LEAGUE East Division Philadelphia Florida Atlanta Washington New York

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Colorado Los Angeles San Francisco Arizona San Diego

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Cleveland still hot at home The Associated Press

Indians 5, Tigers 4 CLEVELAND — Michael Brantley singled home the go-ahead run in the eighth inning, and Cleveland rall i e d fo r a v i c t o r y ove r Detroit on Sunday to extend its home winning streak to 13 games. Cleveland’s sixth straight win overall increased the Tigers’ losing streak to six. The three-game sweep gave the Indians four series sweeps this season, matching their total for 2010 when they went 69-93. Detroit Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Rhyms 2b 5 1 2 0 Sizemr cf 5 0 0 0 Santiag ss 2 0 0 0 ACarer ss 4 0 1 0 Kelly rf 5 2 2 1 Choo rf 4 1 1 0 MiCarr 1b 3 0 1 1 CSantn c 3 0 0 0 Boesch dh 5 0 1 0 Duncan dh 3 1 0 0 Raburn lf 4 0 1 0 OCarer 2b 3 2 2 1 Avila c 3 0 0 1 Brantly lf 3 1 2 1 Inge 3b 4 0 1 0 LaPort 1b 3 0 2 3 AJcksn cf 3 1 2 0 Everett 3b 2 0 0 0 Totals 34 4 10 3 Totals 30 5 8 5 Detroit 200 000 011 — 4 Cleveland 020 000 03x — 5 E—Coke (2). DP—Cleveland 1. LOB—Detroit 10, Cleveland 8. 2B—Kelly (4), A.Cabrera (5), LaPorta 2 (6). SB—Boesch (3), A.Jackson (3), Brantley (4). S—Santiago, Everett. SF—Avila, LaPorta. R ER BB SO IP H Detroit Coke 6 4 2 2 2 4 Perry 1 1 0 0 0 1 Benoit L,0-2 BS,2-2 2-3 3 3 3 1 0 Villarreal 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 Cleveland Masterson 7 7 3 2 2 7 R.Perez 2-3 1 0 0 0 1 Durbin W,1-1 1-3 0 0 0 0 1 C.Perez S,7-8 1 2 1 1 1 0 Masterson pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. HBP—by Benoit (Duncan), by Coke (Brantley), by Masterson (Santiago, Mi.Cabrera). PB—C.Santana. T—3:04. A—14,164 (43,441).

Yankees 5, Blue Jays 2 N E W Y O R K — Curtis Granderson hit a three-run homer, Mark Teixeira also went deep, and the Yankees powered their way to a victory over the Blue Jays. Jorge Posada broke out of an 0-for-19 slump.

SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Cleveland 5, Detroit 4 N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 2 Boston 3, Seattle 2 L.A. Angels 6, Tampa Bay 5 Baltimore 6, Chicago White Sox 4 Kansas City 10, Minnesota 3 Oakland 7, Texas 2

NATIONAL LEAGUE Washington 5, San Francisco 2 Atlanta 6, St. Louis 5 Houston 5, Milwaukee 0 Pittsburgh 8, Colorado 4 Arizona 4, Chicago Cubs 3 Florida 9, Cincinnati 5 San Diego 7, L.A. Dodgers 0 N.Y. Mets 2, Philadelphia 1, 14 innings

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Texas (Holland 3-1) at Oakland (McCarthy 1-2), 2:35 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (Colon 2-1) at Detroit (Verlander 2-3), 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels (Weaver 6-0) at Boston (C.Buchholz 1-3), 6:10 p.m. Baltimore (Guthrie 1-3) at Chicago White Sox (Buehrle 1-3), 7:10 p.m. TUESDAY’S GAMES Toronto at Tampa Bay, 5:40 p.m. N.Y. Yankees at Detroit, 6:05 p.m. L.A. Angels at Boston, 6:10 p.m. Baltimore at Kansas City, 7:10 p.m. Minnesota at Chicago White Sox, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at Oakland, 9:05 p.m. Texas at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES San Francisco (Bumgarner 0-4) at Washington (Gorzelanny 0-2), 6:05 p.m. Houston (Happ 1-4) at Cincinnati (Leake 3-0), 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 2-1) at Atlanta (Jurrjens 2-0), 6:10 p.m. Florida (Volstad 2-1) at St. Louis (Lohse 4-1), 7:15 p.m. Pittsburgh (Ja.McDonald 1-2) at San Diego (Harang 4-1), 9:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs (J.Russell 1-3) at L.A. Dodgers (Kershaw 2-3), 9:10 p.m. TUESDAY’S GAMES Washington at Philadelphia, 6:05 p.m. Houston at Cincinnati, 6:10 p.m. Milwaukee at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. San Francisco at N.Y. Mets, 6:10 p.m. Florida at St. Louis, 7:15 p.m. Colorado at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Pittsburgh at San Diego, 9:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs at L.A. Dodgers, 9:10 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. Bautista Tor 25 84 25 30 .357 Kubel Min 27 96 11 34 .354 Joyce TB 26 81 12 28 .346 MiYoung Tex 28 114 15 39 .342 Hafner Cle 21 76 13 26 .342 Gordon KC 27 112 20 38 .339 MiCabrera Det 28 99 24 33 .333 Betemit KC 21 75 12 25 .333 Cano NYY 25 100 18 32 .320 Butler KC 28 100 16 32 .320 RUNS—Bautista, Toronto, 25; MiCabrera, Detroit, 24; Gordon, Kansas City, 20; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 20; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 20; Andrus, Texas, 19; Beltre, Texas, 18; Cano, New York, 18; Fuld, Tampa Bay, 18. RBI—Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 25; Beltre, Texas, 22; Lind, Toronto, 22; Aviles, Kansas City, 21; Cano, New York, 21; Francoeur, Kansas City, 21; 5 tied at 20. HITS—ISuzuki, Seattle, 39; MiYoung, Texas, 39; Gordon, Kansas City, 38; MeCabrera, Kansas City, 34; AdGonzalez, Boston, 34; Kubel, Minnesota, 34; MiCabrera, Detroit, 33; Francoeur, Kansas City, 33; HKendrick, Los Angeles, 33. DOUBLES—Gordon, Kansas City, 13; Quentin, Chicago, 13; MiYoung, Texas, 12; AdGonzalez, Boston, 10; Barton, Oakland, 9; Boesch, Detroit, 9; Francoeur, Kansas City, 9; Kubel, Minnesota, 9; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 9. HOME RUNS—Bautista, Toronto, 9; Cano, New York, 8; Granderson, New York, 8; Beltre, Texas, 7; MiCabrera, Detroit, 7; NCruz, Texas, 7; Teixeira, New York, 7; Zobrist, Tampa Bay, 7. STOLEN BASES—Fuld, Tampa Bay, 10; ISuzuki, Seattle, 10; Andrus, Texas, 8; Crisp, Oakland, 8; Dyson, Kansas City, 7; BUpton, Tampa Bay, 7; Aviles, Kansas City, 6; Choo, Cleveland, 6; RDavis, Toronto, 6; AHill, Toronto, 6. STRIKEOUTS—Weaver, Los Angeles, 49; FHernandez, Seattle, 45; Verlander, Detroit, 43; RRomero, Toronto, 41; Shields, Tampa Bay, 39; Haren, Los Angeles, 38; Floyd, Chicago, 38. SAVES—MRivera, New York, 10; League, Seattle, 7; Fuentes, Oakland, 7; CPerez, Cleveland, 7; Soria, Kansas City, 6; 7 tied at 5.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

Monday, May 2, 2011

G AB R H Pct. Holliday StL 21 79 21 33 .418 Berkman StL 25 93 23 37 .398 Polanco Phi 27 109 18 42 .385 Wallace Hou 27 89 15 34 .382 Ethier LAD 29 111 15 42 .378 Kemp LAD 29 110 20 41 .373 Votto Cin 28 98 24 35 .357 Braun Mil 27 101 24 36 .356 Freese StL 25 87 12 31 .356 Phillips Cin 24 97 22 34 .351 RUNS — Braun, Milwaukee, 24; Votto, Cincinnati, 24; Berkman, St. Louis, 23; Phillips, Cincinnati, 22. RBI — Howard, Philadelphia, 28; Fielder, Milwaukee, 26; Berkman, St. Louis, 23; Braun, Milwaukee, 23. HITS — Ethier, Los Angeles, 42; Polanco, Philadelphia, 42; Kemp, Los Angeles, 41; SCastro, Chicago, 40; JosReyes, New York, 38; Berkman, St. Louis, 37; Braun, Milwaukee, 36. DOUBLES — Ethier, Los Angeles, 10; Fowler, Colorado, 10; Beltran, New York, 9; Berkman, St. Louis, 9; Fielder, Milwaukee, 9; Holliday, St. Louis, 9; Prado, Atlanta, 9; JosReyes, New York, 9; Wallace, Houston, 9. TRIPLES — 12 tied at 2. HOME RUNS — Braun, Milwaukee, 10; ASoriano, Chicago, 10; Berkman, St. Louis, 8; Heyward, Atlanta, 7; Pujols, St. Louis, 7; Tulowitzki, Colorado, 7; CYoung, Arizona, 7. STOLEN BASES — Bourn, Houston, 11; Desmond, Washington, 10; JosReyes, New York, 10; Stubbs, Cincinnati, 10; OHudson, San Diego, 9; Tabata, Pittsburgh, 9; Bourgeois, Houston, 8; CGomez, Milwaukee, 8; Kemp, Los Angeles, 8; Venable, San Diego, 8. PITCHING — McClellan, St. Louis, 4-0; De La Rosa, Colorado, 4-0; Halladay, Philadelphia, 4-1; Lohse, St. Louis, 4-1; Harang, San Diego, 4-1; Correia, Pittsburgh, 4-2; 23 tied at 3. STRIKEOUTS — Garza, Chicago, 51; Halladay, Philadelphia, 47; Lincecum, San Francisco, 45; ClLee, Philadelphia, 44; Norris, Houston, 43; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 41; JSanchez, San Francisco, 40. SAVES — Street, Colorado, 10; LNunez, Florida, 9; Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 8; BrWilson, San Francisco, 8.

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New York ab r h bi Jeter ss 3 1 0 0 Grndrs cf 4 1 2 3 Teixeir 1b 4 1 1 1 AlRdrg 3b 4 0 0 0 Cano 2b 3 0 1 0 Chavez ph 1 0 0 0 ENunez 2b 0 0 0 0 Swisher rf 3 0 0 0 Posada dh 3 1 1 0 Gardnr lf 1 1 1 0 Cervelli c 2 0 0 1 Totals 32 2 6 2 Totals 28 5 6 5 Toronto 011 000 000 — 2 New York 100 040 00x — 5 DP—Toronto 2. LOB—Toronto 9, New York 3. 2B—Arencibia (3), Posada (1). HR—Lind (5), Granderson (8), Teixeira (7). SB—R.Davis 3 (6). CS—R.Davis (2), Gardner (4). S—Cervelli. IP H R ER BB SO Toronto Litsch L,2-2 6 6 5 5 2 5 Janssen 1 0 0 0 0 2 Villanueva 1 0 0 0 0 0 New York Nova W,2-2 6 1-3 6 2 2 4 5 Robertson H,6 1-3 0 0 0 1 1 Logan H,2 1-3 0 0 0 0 0 R.Soriano H,8 1 0 0 0 1 1 M.Rivera S,10-12 1 0 0 0 0 0 Litsch pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP—by Litsch (Jeter). WP—Janssen. T—2:55. A—43,363 (50,291). r 1 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0

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Angels 6, Rays 5 ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — Hank Conger homered, and nifty base-running by Vernon Wells helped the Angels rally from a five-run deficit. Los Angeles ab Aybar ss 4 Abreu dh 3 HKndrc 2b 2 TrHntr rf 2 Callasp 3b 4 V.Wells lf 3 Conger c 4 Trumo 1b 4 Bourjos cf 3

Tampa Bay ab r h bi Fuld lf 5 1 1 0 Damon dh 5 0 0 0 BUpton cf 4 1 2 1 Joyce rf 3 1 3 1 Zobrist 2b 4 1 1 0 Ktchm 1b 4 1 1 1 FLopez 3b 3 0 1 1 SRdrgz pr-3b0 0 0 0 Jaso c 4 0 2 1 Brignc ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 29 6 7 4 Totals 35 5 11 5 Los Angeles 010 040 010 — 6 000 — 5 Tampa Bay 500 000 E—Jaso (1). DP—Los Angeles 1, Tampa Bay 2. LOB—Los Angeles 4, Tampa Bay 7. 2B—Abreu (7), Tor.Hunter (3), Trumbo (6), Fuld (8), B.Upton (5), Zobrist (9). HR—Conger (3). SB—Abreu (3), H.Kendrick (2), B.Upton (7), Joyce (3). CS— Trumbo (1), Jaso (1). S—Brignac. SF—Tor.Hunter. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Chatwood 4 9 5 5 2 3 S.Downs 2 1 0 0 0 0 Thompson W,1-1 1 1 0 0 0 3 Rodney H,4 1 0 0 0 1 1 Walden S,5-5 1 0 0 0 0 0 Tampa Bay Cobb 4 1-3 4 4 4 4 3 Sonnanstine 1 2-3 2 1 1 1 0 J.Cruz 1 0 0 0 1 1 Jo.Peralta L,1-1 1 1 1 1 1 0 Farnsworth 1 0 0 0 0 0 Chatwood pitched to 2 batters in the 5th. WP—Jo.Peralta. T—3:04. A—16,248 (34,078). r 1 1 1 1 0 0 1 0 1

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Red Sox 3, Mariners 2 B O S T O N — Jed Lowrie tripled when right-fielder Ichiro Suzuki lost his fly ball in the sun, and Carl Crawford singled him home with two outs in the ninth inning to lift the Red Sox. Seattle

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Orioles 6, White Sox 4 CHICAGO — Nick Markakis hit a three-run double, and Zach Britton pitched six strong innings to lead the Orioles to a victory over the struggling White Sox. Luke Scott and Mark Reynolds added solo home runs for Baltimore, who has won five of its last six. The Orioles will try to complete a fourgame sweep tonight. Baltimore

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Chicago

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Baltimore 000 150 000 — 6 Chicago 000 010 120 — 4 DP—Baltimore 1. LOB—Baltimore 4, Chicago 11. 2B—Markakis (3), Beckham (5). 3B—Pie (1). HR—Scott (5), Mar.Reynolds (3), Lillibridge (3), A.Dunn (3). SB—B.Roberts (3). S—Andino. R ER BB SO IP H Baltimore Britton W,5-1 6 5 1 1 3 1 Berken 1-3 1 1 1 2 0 Ji.Johnson H,5 1 2-3 1 2 2 2 0 Gregg S,5-6 1 1 0 0 1 2 Chicago Floyd L,3-2 6 7 6 6 2 5 Crain 1 0 0 0 0 3 Ohman 1 1 0 0 0 1 S.Santos 1 0 0 0 0 1 Balk—Floyd. T—3:03. A—22,029 (40,615).

Athletics 7, Rangers 2 O A K L A N D , C A L I F . — Conor Jackson had two hits and two RBIs, Gio Gonzalez pitched into the seventh inning to snap a three-start skid, and the Athletics snapped out of their scoring slump in a victory over the Rangers. Leadoff hitter Coco Crisp added two hits in his return to the lineup, and Kurt Suzuki had two RBIs to help the A’s score more than six runs for only the fourth time this season. Texas Oakland ab r h bi ab r h bi Kinsler 2b 5 0 1 1 Crisp cf 5 1 2 1 Andrus ss 5 1 2 0 Barton 1b 4 1 1 0 MiYong dh 3 0 1 1 CJcksn rf 3 1 2 2 ABeltre 3b 4 0 0 0 Wlngh lf 4 1 0 0 N.Cruz lf 4 0 0 0 KSuzuk c 4 1 2 2 Napoli 1b 4 0 0 0 Matsui dh 3 1 1 1 DvMrp cf 3 0 2 0 M.Ellis 2b 4 0 0 0 Torreal c 3 1 1 0 AnLRc 3b 3 1 2 0 Morlnd rf 3 0 1 0 Pnngtn ss 4 0 1 1 Totals 34 2 8 2 Totals 34 7 11 7 Texas 000 001 100 — 2 Oakland 312 000 10x — 7 E—Kinsler (4), Andrus (6), Moreland (1). DP— Texas 2, Oakland 1. LOB—Texas 9, Oakland 7. 2B—Kinsler (8), Andrus (4), Crisp (6), Barton (9), C.Jackson (5), Matsui (7), An.LaRoche (5). SB—Willingham (2). CS—K.Suzuki (1), Pennington (3). IP H R ER BB SO Texas Harrison L,3-3 1 2-3 6 4 4 2 1 Bush 4 1-3 3 2 1 0 4 Tucker 1 1 1 0 1 0 Strop 1 1 0 0 0 0 Oakland G.Gonzalez W,3-2 6 2-3 5 2 2 2 7 Ziegler 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Balfour 1 0 0 0 1 1 Breslow 0 2 0 0 0 0 Fuentes 1 0 0 0 0 1 Breslow pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. HBP—by Bush (An.LaRoche), by G.Gonzalez (Moreland). WP—Tucker, G.Gonzalez. T—3:01. A—15,178 (35,067).

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Padres shut out Dodgers, 7-0 Marlins 9, Reds 5 C I N C I N N A T I — Hanley Padres 7, Dodgers 0 Ramirez hit his first home run L O S A N G E L E S — Dustin of the season, and Florida Moseley pitched seven went deep a season-high five shutout innings for his first times to beat Cincinnati. victory of 2011, Brad Hawpe Florida Cincinnati doubled his RBI total for the Coghln cf ab5 0r h1 b0i Stubbs cf ab4 1r h2 b0i season with a two-run single, Infante 2b 4 1 0 0 Bruce rf 4 1 1 2 ss 5 1 1 2 Votto 1b 4 0 0 0 and San Dieg beat Los Ange- HRmrz GSnchz 1b 5 0 1 0 Phillips 2b 4 1 1 1 Stanton rf 4 1 1 1 Gomes lf 4 0 0 0 les on Sunday. 3b 3 3 3 1 Hanign c 4 1 1 0 Andre Ethier extended his Dobbs J.Buck c 4 2 3 2 Janish ss 4 1 2 0 Bonifac lf 3 1 1 3 Valaika 3b hitting streak to 27 games when Nolasco p 2 0 0 0 Arroyo p 23 00 10 00 he led off the Dodgers’ seventh Cousins ph 1 0 0 0 Hermid ph 1 0 0 0 p 0 0 0 0 Heisey ph 1 0 1 2 with a single. It is the second- Sanchs Totals 36 9 11 9 Totals 35 5 9 5 F l o r i d a 210 000 240 — 9 longest streak by a Dodger Cincinnati 200 001 002 — 5 since the club relocated to Los DP—Florida 1, Cincinnati 1. LOB—Florida 4, Cincinnati 7. 2B—Janish (5), Arroyo (2), Heisey Angeles in 1958 and is five shy (2). HR—H.Ramirez (1), Stanton (3), Dobbs (2), of Willie Davis’ franchise- J.Buck (3), Bonifacio (1), Bruce (5), Phillips (4). SB—Stubbs (10). S—Nolasco. record 31-game run in 1969. IP H R ER BB SO The Associated Press

San Diego

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Venale rf 4 1 0 0 GwynJ lf 3 0 0 0 Bartlett ss 4 0 0 1 Miles 2b 4 0 1 0 Headly 3b 4 0 1 2 Ethier rf 3 0 1 0 Hundly c 4 1 1 0 Kemp cf 4 0 2 0 OHudsn 2b 3 1 1 0 Uribe 3b 4 0 0 0 AlGnzlz ph-2b1 0 0 0 Loney 1b 3 0 0 0 Maybin cf 2 2 1 1 Navarr c 3 0 0 0 Hawpe 1b 4 1 2 2 Carroll ss 3 0 1 0 EPtrsn lf 3 0 0 0 Garlnd p 1 0 0 0 Denorfi ph-lf 1 0 0 0 DeJess ph 1 0 0 0 Adams p 0 0 0 0 Thams ph 1 0 0 0 Cantu ph 1 1 1 1 Kuo p 0 0 0 0 Totals 33 7 7 7 Totals 30 0 5 0 San Diego 030 000 004 — 7 — 0 Los Angeles 000 000 000 E—Navarro (2). DP—San Diego 2. LOB—San Diego 7, Los Angeles 5. 2B—Headley (8), Carroll (5). SB—Headley (2). S—Moseley. SF—Bartlett. IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Moseley W,1-3 7 3 0 0 2 6 Adams H,6 1 0 0 0 0 1 Qualls 1 2 0 0 0 0 Los Angeles Garland L,1-2 6 3 3 3 4 8 Hawksworth 2 0 0 0 0 2 Kuo 1-3 2 4 4 1 1 MacDougal 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 Cormier 1-3 1 0 0 0 0 HBP—by Kuo (Venable). WP—Hawksworth. T—3:04. A—39,869 (56,000).

Astros 5, Brewers 0 HOUSTON — Carlos Lee hit a three-run homer before being taken to the hospital to have X-rays on his injured ribcage, and Bud Norris combined with three relievers on a three-hitter. Milwaukee

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Florida Nolasco W,3-0 7 6 Choate 2-3 0 Hensley 1-3 0 Sanches 1-3 3 L.Nunez S,9-9 2-3 0 Cincinnati Arroyo L,3-3 7 7 Masset 1 3 Fisher 1 1 HBP—by Nolasco (Stubbs). T—2:53. A—26,941 (42,319).

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Pirates 8, Rockies 4 DENVER — Charlie Morton pitched into the sixth inning for his third win, Garrett Jones had three RBIs, and Pittsburgh beat Colorado. Pittsburgh

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Job Duties include: Establish, monitor, implement, & enforce production schedules -priorities-procedures. Conduct employee orientation, training, development, evaluations, disciProgressive Lawrence plinary actions, & termicompany is expanding nations. Work with dept. 7 locations in Lawrence and we’re looking for a mgrs., operations mgrs. & 785-841-5444 few motivated individuals other DC managers to ensure all needs are met in to share our vision. priority order. Supervise 1BR, downtown S. Park loWe offer: staff activities. Monitor cation, 1021 Rhode Island, • Guaranteed Monthly productivity, housekeep- W/D, DW, low utils., off-st. Income ing, quality standards, ac- parking, quiet. For August. • Paid training curacy, safety, merchan- $525/mo. 785-331-6064 • Health/ Dental Plan dise damage minimization. • 401K retirement Plan 3 GREAT Locations Required: Must be able to • 5 Day work week physically access all • Transportation Allowance Village Square areas of working environ• Most Aggressive compenment responsible for and Stonecrest sation plan in the Industry must have flexibility to Hanover work variable shifts. Must The only limit to your have High school diploma career potential is You! Check out our or equivalent. NEW kitchens at the Village! Please Apply in person or e-mail to: Preferred: Bachelor’s de- • Pet Friendly Bill Egan gree in Business Adminis- • Lg. closets - lg. kitchens began1969@yahoo.com tration or Logistics • Huge private balconies or • Swimming pool Addt’l. Dept. Manager Zac Swearingen • W/D or hookups in some Requirements: zac@crownautomotive.com • Studios - 1BR - 2BR - 3BR Minimum of 5 yrs. distrior call 785-843-7700 bution center mgmt., opChoose Your 2BR SPECIAL to set-up an interview. erations experience or 785-842-3040 equivalent; good knowlDrug-Free Workplace village@sunflower.com edge of distribution cenEqual Opportunity Employer ter practices and proceTire Sales Person, Shaw- dures; Strong leadership, nee area, Salary plus com- administrative, organizamission and Benefits, Call tional, managerial & com785.843.4040 913-682-3201. munication skills; and SPRING SPECIALS good analytical ability to gather and interpret in- 1BR - $660, 2BR - $725, 3BRTrade Skills formation and develop, $900. Water, Trash, Sewer, recommend and imple& Basic Cable Included. ment solutions. 6 Month leases available. fox_runapartments@ Excellent Salary PLUS hotmail.com Comprehensive & ComDIESEL MECHANICS petitive Benefit Program Apply via: Heavy equipment mehttp://www.searsholdings. chanic positions availacom/careers/ ble from basic to expert level. Pay based on skill. EEO Employer Must provide own basic set of tools.

Lawrence’s Largest Automotive Dealer is looking for sales consultants

Benefits include company paid health care, vacation - holiday pay, and 401K. Apply at: Hamm Companies 609 Perry Place, Perry KS. Equal Opportunity Employer

BRAND NEW NOW LEASING

Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence

Apartments

Luthier needed. School training or experience nec- Furnished essary. Call Steve Mason Luthiers at 785-841-0277 Lawrence Suitel - Special Rate: $200 per week. Tax, utilities, & cable included. No pets. 785-856-4645

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Apartments Unfurnished 1 & 2 BRs — Now Leasing Early Move-In & Aug. 2011 www.ApartmentsatLawrence.com

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1, 2 & 3BRs, 1241 Tennessee, near KU, W/D, No pets. Yr. lease. Some utilities paid. Avail. Aug. 1. 913-208-1840

Remington Square

785-856-7788

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Clubhouse lounge, gym, garages avail., W/D, walk in closets, and 1 pet okay. 3601 Clinton Pkwy., Lawrence

785-842-3280

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OFFICE ASSISTANT

SINGLE COPY DRIVER

Enthusiastic Physical Therapist wanted for full or part time position with progressive and fun early intervention program. tiny-k Early Intervention serves infants and toddlers, birth to three with specials needs, and their families, in Lawrence and Douglas County, KS.

Crown Toyota and Volkswagen

Apartments Unfurnished

Long established top rated law firm is seeking full time Office Assistant.

EEOE

Physical Therapist

Dining Services

Lawrence, KS

Quality Inn 801 Iowa, Lawrence

Lansing Correctional Facility: RNs & LPNs FT, PT, & PRN - All Shifts CMA FT - Days/Evenings

WarehouseProduction K-Mart Distribution Center

Please apply at front desk

HEALTHCARE OPPORTUNITIES

Sales-Marketing

Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for part-time Single Copy Driver. Responsible for distributing newspapers to machines and stores in Lawrence and surrounding communities. Candidates must be flexible and available to work between the hours of 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. daily. Ideal candidate must have a stable work history; able to work with minimal supervision; reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs. We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: hrapplications@ ljworld.com EOE

SOFTWARE DEVELOPER Mediaphormedia is seeking a Software Developer with significant experience in developing cutting-edge web sites and applications, preferably on an open-source (LAMP-style) platform. We are looking for candidates with a minimum of four years experience developing on the web with dynamic languages; excellent teamwork abilities; strong conceptual and problem solving skills; understanding of different platforms, browsers and other relevant internet technologies; working knowledge of information architecture concepts; and relentless attention to detail. Ideal candidates will have a strong dedication to web standards and web development best practices, including extensive experience with database-backed development. We support and participate in the development of the Django web framework, which began as an in house project and now is an opensource platform with a vibrant user community. Strong preference will be given to candidates with Django framework experience. However, we will train the right person who demonstrates passion for their work and a willingness to learn. This position will develop, support, and maintain our “Ellington” content management platform, our “Marketplace” online business directory product and other new projects and diversification efforts as specified. Mediaphormedia is the award-winning commercial software division of The World Company, a communications and media company based in Lawrence, Kansas. Mediaphormedia is widely considered to be one of the most innovative news and media organizations in the country employing some of the best and brightest online media developers. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts on your JournalWorld subscription and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and links to your work that show you at your best to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE


6B MONDAY, MAY 2, 2011 Apartments Apartments Unfurnished Unfurnished 2&3BRs Near hospital. Lg., have CA, off-st. parking, on bus route. 2BR-$550, 3BR$750. Aug. 1st 785-550-7325 2-3BRs - 951 Arkansas, for Fall. 2 bath, DW, W/D, CA, has W/D. $695 - $860/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - $550/mo. Near hospital. Large, has CA, off-st. parking & is on bus route. Avail. Aug. 1. 785-550-7325

PARKWAY 4000

CALL FOR SPECIALS!

• 2 Bedrooms, 2 baths • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • New kitchen appliances • New ceramic tile • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722

PARKWAY PROPERTIES

2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. Close to KU. $595 - $800/mo. Avail. August. Call 785-842-7644

4 Convenient Lawrence Locations

2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $570/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

1136 Louisiana 1 & 2 Bedrooms

2BR — 215 Wisconsin. 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. $660 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2406 Alabama, in 4plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $550 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2917 University Dr. 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage. $610 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR - 3060 W. 7th, 2 bath, 2 car garage, CA, W/D hookups, extra rm for study/BR. $710. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR avail. onN Michigan, very nice, W/D, No pets. $565/mo. 785-423-1565 2BR for Aug. leases. Next to KU, Jayhawk Apts. 1130 W. 11th St. No pets. $575 $600/mo. Call 785-556-0713 2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, 2 story, 1.5 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, garage, $730. No pets. 785-841-5797

Louisiana Place Avalon Apartments

Mobile Homes

GPM

Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $1,100 - $1,150/mo. Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $995/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $775 - $875/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit www.garberprop.com

785-841-4785

901 Avalon 1 & 2 BRs, gas/water pd. 2340 Murphy Drive Studios and 1 & 2 BRs

Red Oak Apts.

2408 Alabama Studios and 1 & 2 BRs

$300 Deposit

on all apartments Taking Reservations for Summer or Fall

Call Today 785-841-1155

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Itch to Move? Stop By& See What We Have to Offer. LAUREL GLEN APTS 2 & 3BR units

w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included

Call 785-838-9559

Income restrictions apply Sm. Dog Welcome EOH

1 & 2 Bedrooms plus 2 & 3BR townhomes

& 3BR Avail. Now.

Move-in Specials!

LUXURIOUS TOWNHOMES * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. * Kitchen Appls., W/D * 2-Car Garage * Small Pets Accepted Showings By Appointment

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Call 785-842-1524

LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $750/mo.

$300 Free /Half Off Deposit Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

Ad Astra Apartments

1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Applecroft Apts.

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5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage.

19th & Iowa, Lawrence

1/2 Off August Rent

1 and 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid

785-843-8220

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Bob Billings & Crestline

785-842-4200 Studio, 1, 2 & 3BRs 2 & 3BR townhomes Available Summer & Fall Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

Regents Court 19th & Mass

Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts Leasing for August 2011 W/D included

785-842-4455

See Current Availability, Photos & Floor plans on Our Website

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Walk-in closets, W/D, DW, fitness center, pool, more 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805

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Cedarwood Apts 2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

* Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

1BRs starting at $400/mo. 2BRs, 1 bath, $495/mo. CALL TODAY 785-843-1116 (Mon. - Fri.)

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

Campus Location, W/D, Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK 1/2 Off August Rent & Security Deposit Special! 785-843-8220 chasecourt@sunflower.com

2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, W/D hookups, 2 car with opener. Easy access to I-70. Includes paid cable. Pets under 20 lbs. allowed Call 785-842-2575 www.princeton-place.com

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes 2859 Four Wheel Drive

FALL Leasing Now & 1 Unit is Avail. Now! 2BR, 2 bath, all elect., W/D, lots of cabinet space, & cathedral ceiling with skylight . Water & trash paid.

Move In Special: $750/mo.

Leasing for Summer & Fall

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 www.tuckawaymgmt.com

Jacksonville

Newer 1 & 2 BRs West Side location Starting at $475 (785) 841-4935 www.midwestpm.com

Available Now

2, 3 & 4BRs, up to 1,500 sq.ft. from $540 - $920/month

½ OFF Deposit

For SPECIAL OFFERS Call 785-841-8400

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Houses

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

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3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, fenced yard, lots of trees, 3805 Shadybrook, quiet SW area. $880/mo. 785-842-8428

5BR, 3 bath, 3 levels with FP, finished bsmt., 2 car in west Lawrence. $1,600/mo. Avail. now. 785-312-0631 6BR (3 non-conforming), 2 bath ranch, 1741 W. 25th St. Open plan, laundry rm, bsmt. w/FR, 1 car garage. $1,300/mo. 785-375-5200 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

GPM

Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st 3 & 4 Bedroom single family homes at Lake Pointe Villas

GPM

Now Leasing for June 1st & Aug. 1st 3 & 4 Bedroom single family homes on W. 22nd Ct., Lawrence

2,200 - 2,600 sq. ft. Some are brand new houses. 2.5 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., baths, 2 & 3 car garages. FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505 Close to Clinton Lake, K-10, & turnpike. Pets ok 3BR, 2.5 bath, FP, all appls.+ with pet deposit. DevelW/D, 2 car garage. Pet ok. opment has pool. $950. 1514B Legends Trail www.garberprop.com Dr., Lawrence. 785-218-1784 785-841-4785

AVAIL. June, July & Aug.

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes for Aug. $840 or $945/mo. W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet ok, FP, walk-in closets. 785-842-3280

Mobile Homes NOW LEASING!

* Luxurious Apt. Villas * 1BR, 1 bath, 870 sq. ft. * Fully Equipped * Granite countertops * 1 car covered parking

430 Eisenhower Drive Showing by Appt. Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

BRAND NEW TOWNHOMES AT IRONWOOD * 3BR & 4BR, 2 LR * 2-Car Garage * Kitchen Appls., W/D * Daylight/Walkout Bsmt. * Granite Countertops Showing By Appt.

Call 785-842-1524 www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

• Move in specials on Vacant Lots • New or Used Homes • Convenient Location • Affordable Living • Park-like atmosphere • On-site storm shelter • Sparkling swimming pool • Beautiful clubhouse • Responsible on-site management

Call for Details

913-682-3103

108 Woodmoor Court Leavenworth, KS

Roommates

1 MONTH FREE RENT!

2 - 3 Bedrooms starting at $595/mo! 2 Lawrence Locations 785-749-2200

Mobile Homes OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA. Clean Move in ready - Lawrence Call 816-830-2152

Farms-Acreage

Commercial Real Estate Abe & Jakes

For Sale or Lease, Owner Financing

Call 785-766-8211

Vacation Property

BRANSON, MO Thousand Hills Resort. The longer you stay the more you 3BR nice duplex, 1 bath, 1 save! Inquire about 10% to car, lg. yard (not fenced), 35% discounts on nightly new appls. $650/mo. Avail. rentals! 888-658-2051 April 15th. 785-594-4864 www.thousandhills.com

W/D in Units, Pet Friendly!

Tonganoxie W/D hookups, Pets OK

GREAT SPECIALS Cedar Hill Apts.

913-417-7200, 785-841-4935

Office Space

Speakers: VINTAGE Infinity RS4001 Speakers. Tweeter & mid-range control. Cabinet in excellent condition. New foam and they will still rock the room! Reduced to $100 for the pair OR MAKE AN OFFER! Call 785-841-7635. Please leave message.

Antiques Final Closeout Sale on Retail Store. 1113 Mass. Lawrence. MOST BOOKS $5-$7 (many $3 books, some even less). Sale now thru May 15th. Several old bikes as well. Vagabond Bookman Our warehouse (by appt only) will remain open. Call anytime 800-318-2665, 785-842-2665 or 785-393-2665 Still buying and selling.

Baby & Children's Items

Lakeshore. 112 piece Lakeshore “Nuts and Bolts” manipulatives. Perfect for Luxury office suites avail. Pre-School or Day Care in SW Lawrence, starting education. New condition. at $500. Conference rm. & $15. 785 842 4641 reception area furn. Internet & phone. 785-633-5465 Lakeshore. Lakeshore 90 piece colored trains, planes, cars, trucks maOffice Space Available nipulatives. Use to sort, at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. pattern, color and type 785-841-4785 classification. $15. 785-842-4641

w.a.c.

OWNER FINANCED

3BR, 1989, 14 x 80, 1 bath. $7,500. Gaslight Village. Call 785-727-9764

Cars-Domestic

2001 Chevy Prizm LSi, auto, 100k, 41mpg, a great buy at $5200. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 2009 Cadillac CTS AWD, Premium Paint, Onstar, Dual Climate Control, Heated Leather, $26,981

2006 Cadillac STS, V6, Heated Leather, Local Trade In, BOSE, Chrome Wheels, $14,981

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

Chrysler 2007 300 C, One owner, sunroof, leather heated seats, 20” alloy wheels, V8 HEMI, ONLY $19,744. STK#14994. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.comD ale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

File cabinet: 4 drawer with lock, good cond. $10. 785-843-2092

Studios - 3 BRs Only $300 Deposit & FREE Rent

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer ranch in Shadow Ridge area. All appls., lg. kitchen, nice lot. Avail. June 1. No pets. $995/mo. 785-766-9823

Cars-Domestic

Office Equipment

Eudora

1516 Greenway, Eudora 785-542-2237

Cars-Domestic

Organ: C3 with full pedals, /full keyboard. has a speaker cabinet, with bench. This organ is in good cond. and good for in your home or for a church Call 785-842-0319

Douglas Co. / Lecompton Pianos: (3) 1 Wurlitzer, 1 - 6 acres up to 50 acres, Lowery, 1 Gulbransen conwooded, ponds. A real sole, w/benches each MUST SEE! Owner finance $425. Price includes delivavailable with little down. ery & tuning. 785-832-9906 Call Joe @ 785-633-5465 www.kslandsales.blogspot.com

Baldwin City

Greenway Apartments

Music-Stereo

Sports-Fitness Equipment

2006 Cadillac CTS, Sedan, Automatic, Heated Coleman Camp Stove: $20. Leather, Tinted Windows, for more info. please call Chrome Grill, $13,995 785-856-1028 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd TV-Video Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 Old TVs for sale. CHEAP! www.dougrichert.com $5-10 or best offer. Divorce not so much Call 785-842-7692 ask for Leroy.

Chevrolet 2007 Cobalt LS FWD 5SP 4cyl. 34MPG, WOW, Talk about Saving money. Very sporty looking, this car will catch your eye and for only $9995. YOU CAN AFFORD IT TOO! STK#170561 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chrysler 2009 Sebring FWD, 4cyl., 30MPG, cruise control, power equipment. GREAT for Commuting. STK#17180, ONLY $12,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Want To Buy Wanted: Used 50cc Gas Scooter. Call 785-979-6874 or email me at mushhawk@yahoo.com

Chevrolet 1999 Corvette convertible, 40K Miles, Like New, You’ve gotta see this one, leather premium wheels, Bose Sound. ONLY $23,995.00 STK#328092 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2010 Cadillac CTS Sport Wagon, Ultraview Sunroof, Remaining Factory Chihuahua - Pomeranian Warranty, Company Vehimix puppies, adorable. As- cle, $32,981 stock # 11287 sorted colors, long & short hair, $350. 785-856-6526 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 Little Tykes. TOTSPORT (785) 783-0030 Bowling Set. New condiwww.dougrichert.com tion. $7. 785-842-4641

DON’T SEE WHAT YOU WANT? Give us a call we can help you find it! DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE, JUST ASK FOR DOUG 785-843-5200

• Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., Building Materials Chevrolet 2008 Equinox private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. LS, AWD, very clean with Toilets: Crane toilet (2) lots of equipment, On • Climate controlled garage white, round, 15” with Campers Star, alloy wheels, dual — 503 sq. ft., shared bath tanks and seats, 1.6 per gal air bags, cruise control. 785-842-5227 for more info flush, excellent condition V6, STK#506411 ONLY $40 each Basehor area 2003 Montana 5th Wheel: $13995. 36ft., 3 slides, new tires, 913-724-2147, 913-748-7299 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 polar pkg, queen bed, New Rental Property www.dalewilleyauto.com TV. Very good cond. Hitch Wanted included. $25,000. Clothing 913-441-1212, 913-422-7506 Chevrolet 2008 Impala FWD LT Leather heated seats, The Department of Veter- Purse: New Large Gucci ABS, Rear spoiler, alloy ans Affairs (VA) desires Purse and woman’s Gucci RV's wheels, On Star, GM Certito lease approx 9,993 usa- Shoes 8 1/2. 100 for both or fied, XM Radio, and affordble sq ft of space for use can sell separate. Call me able only $16,995. by the Health Resource at 785-393-2310 can text Center, in the Topeka to pictures if interested. Must 2005 Cadillac Deville, STK#18910. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 See!! Lawrence, Kansas area. Carriage Top, Chrome 1993 Catalina www.dalewilleyauto.com Wheels, Nice Car, $10,995 Coachman RV The space must be conCollectibles On Ford Chassis 48k Nice tiguous with an open Doug Richert Cadillac Coach Sleeps 6, Dual AC, floor plan and preferably 1900 SW Topeka Blvd 7500 Watt Generator. on an upper floor level of Book Collection -Extensive Topeka, KS 66612 Don’t Miss This For a bldg (above the first Civil War/Lincoln - Over (785) 783-0030 $13,988 floor) and can be pro- 250 Books Many major auwww.dougrichert.com Call 888-239-5723 Today. vided by modification of thors (McPherson, Davis, existing space. On-site Foote, Catton etc.) Books parking for approx 100 cover all aspects of the spaces is required. The Civil War & include a large Fifth Wheel RV: 2002 Jayco space must meet Ameri- collection of Lincoln books. Eagle. Take your home can with Disability Act Two bookshelves, which with you - winter or sum(ADA) and other govern- hold the entire collection, mer. 29.5 feet with 2 Slide ment standards for per- are included. PHONE: 785- outs $16,000 Will sell as 766-1488 or E-Mail: package with 2001 Chevy sons with disabilities. mwunderful@att.net Silverado 8.1 liter gasoline engine, extended cab, long A lease term of up to 10 bed, 4 wheel drive. Many yrs will be considered Computer-Camera 2007 Chevy Cobalt LT, 2 extras, including hitch. with a five (5) yr firm and Door Coupe, Spoiler, Pera renewal option of up to Canon Pixma MP210 series Call 785 594-2781 Owner is formance Exhaust, motivated and summer an additional five (5) yrs. Printer. Scanner, copier awaits. 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited and printer. Nice machine! Powertrain Warranty, Location: To be consid- $15 cash. 785-393-9764 CADILLAC 2006 DTS Lux- $8,995 ered, space must be ury II, Leather within the following deDoug Richert Cadillac heated/cooled seats, Relineated areas: Starting Furniture 1900 SW Topeka Blvd mote start, On Star, All at Hwy 70 and Urish Rd, Topeka, KS 66612 power equip, and much Topeka, KS; South on Hide-a-bed: Nice, no tears, (785) 783-0030 more. Only $16,744.00 Urish Rd; East to SW 37th $45. Call after 4PM: 785www.dougrichert.com STK#614861. St.; South to Wanamaker 856-0175 or 785-832-1049. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Rd; East to SW 53rd St.; www.dalewilleyauto.com South to Burlingame Rd; Mattress Sets: Factory re- Antiques-Classic East to SW 57th St.; South jects, new in plastic. Save up to 70%. All sizes. on Highway 75; East to SE Chevrolet 1960 Belair, 2DR. 93rd St. continuing East 785-766-6431 no run. $2,000. to SE 89th St.; North to Sofa: Good condition 785-856-1912 E-100 Rd; East to Stull brown sofa with two decoRd/Co Rd 442 continuing rative pillows. $75. Call Cars-Domestic East to W 6th St.; South 785-393-7772. on SR-10/S Lawrence Trafficway, Lawrence, KS; TV Cabinet/stand: Teak40”Hx45”Wx20D. North to SR10/Highway wood. 59; East to W 31st St.; Can be stand or cabinet. 1-888-239-5723 $80. 785-749-5003 South to Haskell Ave.; All American Auto Mart East to 35th St.; North to 1200 E Sante Fe E-1750 Rd/Noria Rd.; Household Misc. CHEVY 2008 IMPALA FWD Olathe, KS North on a line from Noria LT Leather heated seats, www.aaamkc.com Rd to Hwy 70; West on ABS, rear spoiler, alloy China. 4 place settings of Highway 70 to Urish Rd, wheels, On Star, GM cerLenexa-based Celebrity Topeka, KS. tified, XM radio and afchina, white rose pattern. fordable only $16,995.00 Pattern still made. Beauti1999 Cadillac Eldorado, 2 A market survey of propSTK#18910 ful and timeless. Still in Door, One-Owner, Local erties offered for lease Dale Willey 785-843-5200 box, never used, $80. Call New Car Trade, NICE will be conducted by VA. www.dalewilleyauto.com 785-393-5600. $14,981. Interested offerors Doug Richert Cadillac (owners, brokers, or their 1900 SW Topeka Blvd legal representatives) Lawn, Garden & Topeka, KS 66612 should submit one (1) Nursery (785) 783-0030 copy of specific informawww.dougrichert.com tion concerning their Asparagus Fern: Larger properties to Lerlita Garcia by mail, fax, or fern in 10” clay pot. $7. e-mail no later than 785-842-8776. 4:00pm EST on May 12, BarBQue Grill: Nice, $35. 2011 at the following ad- Please call for more infor1997 Cadillac dress: mation, 785-691-7554 Seville STS 2005 Buick Lacrosse, SeCoreopsis. Perennial plant. Lerlita Garcia, CPAC 201 4 Door Teal Metalic Yellow flowers. 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Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Lawn & Garden Tools: For www.dalewilleyauto.com sale: Pitch forks, shovels, 2008 Cadillac CTS, All Drive, Sunroof, sledge hammer, post hole Wheel digger, $10 each. ball pein Ride in Luxury, Remaining hammer, Tree saw, corn Warranty, $23,981 knife, $8 each. Doug Richert Cadillac 2007 Chevy Impala LT, 816-377-8928 1900 SW Topeka Blvd 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Lawnmower: 22” push type Topeka, KS 66612 Powertrain Warranty, 4 mower. $30. Please call (785) 783-0030 Door, Automatic, Good 785-691-7554 Lawrence www.dougrichert.com Miles, $11,995 Poulan pushmower: 22” Doug Richert Cadillac 2BR, 2 bath, 2 story duplex, New condition, $50. cash. 1900 SW Topeka Blvd 1,200 sq. ft., big back yard. firm. 785-843-2092 Topeka, KS 66612 4230 Timberline Ct. FSBO. Surprise Lilies. Healthy in (785) 783-0030 $124,500. Call 785-842-9961 pots, $.50-$3 each. www.dougrichert.com 785-841-5577

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Pets

2859 Four Wheel Drive

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Mon.- Fri., 11AM - 5PM

Pets ok. 785-842-5227 1,900 sq. ft., 3.5 - 4 bath, 1 car garage. Close to Clin2BRs from $550 - $800/mo. ton Lake, K-10 & turnpike. 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. Pets ok with pet deposit. 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 Development has pool. www.lawrencepm.com www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785 3-4BR, 2903 University. 2 bath, New carpet, countertops, W/D included, $900, Avail. Aug. 1st. 785-841-9646 3BR townhome for $855/mo. Avail. Aug. FP, walk in closets, private patios. 1 pet ok. 785-842-3280 (Lawrence, KS)

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Apartments & Townhomes

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units 3BR, 1 bath, DW, hardwood floors, full bsmt. lg. trees, starting at $412 - $485/mo. fenced, W/D avail. $850/ Water, trash, sewer paid. mo. + low utils. 785-749-3193 FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood 3BR, 1.5 bath, 2 living areas, floors, full bsmt., stove, CA, DW, 1 car garage. No refrig., W/D hookup, gar- pets. 2407 Yale. $950/mo. bage disposal, Reserved Avail. August. 785-423-4427 parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. 3BR, 2.5 bath, perfect for emergency maintenance. professional or family. Membership & Equity Fee 1,700 sq. ft., DW, W/D, reRequired. 785-842-2545 frig., new carpet, fenced (Equal Housing Opportunity) yard, storage shed, 2 car. Yard care provided, maid service monthly, No smok1, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. ing. $1,400/mo. 785-550-7501 More info at 785-423-5828 3&4BRs newer homes. Each: 2 or 3 bath, appls., laundry 2BR - Great for KC Commut- room, bsmt., fenced, 2 car, ers! Like new w/appealing $1,550/mo. 785-423-4228 open plan, shady private patio, W/D hookups, $585. 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, Inside cat? 785-841-4201 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, W/D hookups. No pets. 2BR, 1 bath, 2100 Haskell. $775/mo. Call 785-841-5797 Some with study. $550 $650/mo. Available June & 3BR, 1 bath, 2641 Maverick August. Call 785-842-7644 Lane. Very nice. Has 1 car garage. Available Now. $825/mo. Call 785-842-7644

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Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

2BR, 2121 Tennessee, full 3BR, wood floors, W/D, DW. basement, 1 bath, fenced. Pet Friendly. Water paid. Pets OK. Available August. $930/mo. 1624 Tennessee $800/mo. 785-748-0690 St., Lawrence. 785-393-6443 3BR near KU, 1 3/4 bath, CA, W/D, 1009 W 20th Terr. Apartments, Houses & Avail. Aug. 1st, $1,050/mo. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 No pets. Call 913-238-4199 www.GageMgmt.com

Townhomes

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2BR - 940 Tennessee, 2nd Quiet, great location on KU floor, CA, laundry, DW. No bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 pets. $710/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 3BR - 1010 Alma, 2 story, 2 Duplexes bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, 2 car garage, 1 pet ok. 1311 Wakarusa - office $825/mo. 785-841-5797 space available. 200 sq. ft. 3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 - 6,000 sq. ft. For details bath, DW, microwave, W/D call 785-842-7644 hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797 1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. 3BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ Newly remodeled. CA, DW, mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 Microwave, W/D, & deck. $1,260/mo. 785-842-7644 2BR remodeled duplex. 2119 3BR, study, appls. in lovely Pikes Peek, Lawrence. AC, 2 bath, DW, W/D hookup. No home. 1028 Ohio, near KU/ pets. $765/mo. 785-842-7644 downtown. $1,350/mo. Low utils., parking. 785-979-6830 3BR bi-level, lg. BRs, 1 car, 2 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st 1/2 bath, W/D hookup, DW, floor, 1 bath. Avail. Aug. No FP, No pets. 2406 Alabama $850. August. 785-841-5454 pets. $680/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 3BR, 2 1/2 bath, 2 car, W/D 3BR - 2121 Inverness, 2 hookup, DW, FP, close to story, 2.5 bath, CA, DW, Free State. No pets. $900/ W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 pet mo. Aug. 1st. 785-841-5454 ok. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 3BR — 2325 Yale, 2 story, 2 3BR, 2.5 bath, W/D hookup, bath, CA, W/D hookup, DW, 1,400 sq. ft., 2 car, near bus FP, 2 car garage, no pets. route, lawn care. $900/mo. avail. May 1st. 785-979-4386 $850/mo. Call 785-841-5797

WOODMOOR

3BRs avail. now for females in 4BR townhome. No pets/ smoking. $350/BR per mo. Share utils. 785-727-0025

Parkway Terrace

2BR — 1030 Ohio. up or down, CA. Available now. Studios & 1BRs - Half Block $550/month. No pets. Call to KU. Some utilities paid. 785-841-5797 Laundry, off-street park2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4- ing. Call 785-842-7644 plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 VILLA 26 APTS. www.rentinlawrence.com Fall Leasing for 2BR - 415 W. 17th, laundry on site, wood floors, off-st. parking, CA. No pets. $500/ mo. Water pd. 785-841-5797

Townhomes

Manufactured Homes

Miscellaneous

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2005 Ford Mustang GT Convertible

Black on Black 5 Speed, V8, Mechanics Special only $4,888. Needs Engine Work. But Runs & Drives now. Call 888-239-5723 Today.

GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper.. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service cotnracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN

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2003 Mercury Grand Marquis, 4 Door, Automatic, A/C, Leather, Spacious and Clean, $5,995 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2005 Mercury Grand Marquis LS, Leather, Locally Owned Trade In, Super Clean, $9,981 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com

2008 Pontiac G5, Coupe, Spoiler, Automatic, Locally Owned, One-Owner, Remaining Warranty, $13,495 Doug Richert Cadillac 1900 SW Topeka Blvd Topeka, KS 66612 (785) 783-0030 www.dougrichert.com


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Adult Care Provided Caregiver For Your Loved One. 24/7 or live in. 20yrs. exp. Prof. ref. Call Yvonne 785-393-3066

Air Conditioning

Automotive Services Need a battery, tires, brakes, or alignment?

Lawrence Automotive Diagnostics

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

Automotive Sales Automotive Sales

Matt Hecker - the man to see at Briggs Auto! FREE AUTO APPRAISAL Retail & Commercial Subaru Nissan Ram Jeep Chrysler Dodge New Nissan NV Commercial Van Over 600 Quality Pre-owned Vehicles 100% Customer Service is our focus! (785) 856-8889 Briggsauto.com

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Business Consulting

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free Decorative & Regular concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

Dave Blair

at Jack Ellena Honda Experience Honda Reliability & Fuel Efficiency with professional customer Service Our Pre-Owned inventory is mostly local trades that have passed Stringent Mechanical Inspections. Cell (785) 979-2827 Dealership (785) 843-0550 www.ellenahonda.com davecardogblair@hotmail.com Ask me about the College Grad program.....

Automotive Services

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Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete

Custom Decorative Patterns

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TOKIC CONSTRUCTION

Family Owned & Operated for 37 Years Domestic & Foreign Expert Service 630 Connecticut St

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Hite Collision Repair

“If you want it done right, take it to Hite.” Auto Body Repair Windshield & Auto Glass Repair 3401 W 6th St (785) 843-8991 http://lawrencemarket place.com/hite

K’s Tire

Sales and Service Tires for anything Batteries Brakes Oil Changes Fair and Friendly Customer Service is our trademark 2720 Oregon St. 785-843-3222 Find great offers at

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Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

Serving JO, WY & LV 913-488-9976

785-843-2174

No Job Too Big or Small

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

Gardens Tilled, Basements Garages, attics, Auction & Estate Cleanup. Light Hauling. 913-526-3587, 913-938-2636

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Financial

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

NEW EARTH

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• Mowing • Spring/Fall Clean-up • Irrigation • Chemical Applications FREE ESTIMATES 785-865-2724 www.NewEarthTurf.com

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785-842-3311

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Decks & Fences

Flooring Installation

Carpets & Rugs

DECK BUILDER

Christensen Floor Care LLC. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Concrete, 30 yrs. exp. 785-842-8315 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/christensenfloorcare

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured

Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, and all types of repairs.

Looking for Something Creative? Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791 www.billyconstruction.com

Wood Laminate!

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838 Buy with confidence! BBB Accredited A+

Catering Oakley Creek Catering

- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque - Corporate Events, Private Parties, WeddingsOn-Site Cooking Available Family Owned & Operated

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Child Care Provided

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12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available Call 785-393-1647

Dave’s Construction Topsoil Clean, Fill Dirt 913-724-1515

Linoleum, Carpet, Ceramic, Hardwood, Laminate, Porcelain Tile. Estimates Available 1 mile North of I-70. http://lawrencemarketplace. com/martin_floor_covering

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

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For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor www.quality-electric.net

CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair

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Piano-Voice-Keyboard Lessons in your home. 16 yrs. exper. Day/eve hrs. avail. Call Gwen at 785-393-4845

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Heating & Cooling

Foundation Repair Mudjacking, waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & pressure Grouting, Level & Straighten Walls, & Bracing on Walls. B.B.B. FREE ESTIMATES Since 1962 WAGNER’S 785-749-1696

Flower Beds, Mulching, Mowing, Weedeating, Pruning & Retaining walls. Noe Singleterry 913-585-1450

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

Landscape Cleanup Spring cleanup and mulch Weekly weeding available CheapScapes 785-979-4727

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

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Tree/Stump Removal

913-488-7320

A+ Lawn Mowing

Affordable + Reliable Quality mowing & trimming 785-979-4727

Baldwin Trees & Lawns Since 1996 785-691-8835

Earthtones Landscape & Lawn

Mowing, Bed Cleanup, Monthly Maintenance, Mulch,Retaining walls, & Sod. 10% off 1st Mo. For details 785-856-5566

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BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. Lic. & Ins.

913-268-3120

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Water, Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration • Odor Removal • Carpet Cleaning • Air Duct Cleaning •

One Company Is All You Need and One Phone Call Is All You Need To Make (785) 842-0351

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Roofing

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Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship http://lawrencemarketplace. com/lawrenceroofing

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

785-865-0600

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Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846

Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration

Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE

785-766-7700 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/allcore

Complete Roofing

Supplying all your Painting needs. Serving Lawrence and surrounding areas for over 25 years.

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Shamrock Tree Service

We Specialize in Fine Pruning If you value your tree for its natural shape and would like to retain its health and beauty in the long term, call on us!

785-393-2260

Window Installation/Service Energy World, Inc.

Interior/Exterior Painting

midwestcustompools.com

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

785-766-2785

Kate, 785-423-4464

Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119

12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee - Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals We take glass! 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730

inside-out-paint@yahoo.com Free Estimates Fully Insured Lawrencemarketplace.com/ inside-out-paint

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks

Call Signal Ridge Mowing For details 785-248-9572 signalridgemow@yahoo.com

Insured 20 yrs. experience • Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203 or visit us at Lawrencemarketplace.com /freestategaragedoors

Taking Care of Lawrence’s Plumbing Needs for over 35 Years (785) 841-2112 lawrencemarketplace.com /kastl

Painting Service

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

785-550-5610

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

Recycle Your Furniture

Garage Doors

Office* Clerical* Accounting Light Industrial* Technical Finance* Legal

Siding Installation New Construction, Repair, Replace, Painting Windows, Doors, Remodeling

Chris Tree Service 20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. A. B. Painting & Repair Buyers of aluminum cans, 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659 Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, all type metals & junk vehiSiding, Wood rot, & Decks cles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, Fredy’s Tree Service 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est. 501 Maple, Lawrence. cutdown• trimmed• topped Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com 785-841-4855 Licensed & Insured. lawrencemarketplace.com/ 14 yrs experience. lonnies 913-441-8641 913-244-7718 Inside - Out

Painting

$5 Off Mowing Bill

Employment Services

Siding Services

Recycling Services

Furniture

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Sewing Service & Repair

2449 B Iowa St. 785-842-1595

Music Lessons

Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

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KW Service 785-691-5949

Bob’s BERNINA

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Foundation Repair

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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Martin Floor Covering

Quality work at a fair price!

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

ROOF REPAIRS

Leaks, Flashing, Masonry. Residential, Commercial References, Insured.

Sewing and Vacuum Center

15yr. locally owned and operated company. Professionally trained staff. We move everything from fossils to office and household goods. Call for a free estimate. 785-749-5073 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/starvingartist

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Serving KC over 40 years 913-962-0798 Fast Service

Electrical

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Motorcycle-ATV 2008 Saturn Vue XR, All Wheel Drive, Power Seat, Onstar, Remaining Warranty, $15,481

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Sport Utility-4x4

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Truck-Pickups

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1999 Ford F350 Supercab Dually

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Crossovers

2007 Cadillac Escalade EXT, 4x4, Navigation, Sunroof, 3yr/100,000 Mile Limited Powertrain Warranty $29,995 2009 Hummer H3, 4x4, Automatic, Heated Leather, Remaining Factory Warranty, Monsoon Sound, $24,477

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1995 Ford F150 XL

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make huge Sunday dinners for kids, grandkids, spouses, significant others, the more the merrier. She is welcome to bring her in-laws to my house, and if there are any leftovers, she Dear Annie: Love your col- can have them. — Italian umn. The letter from “Love Mama My In-Laws, But” gave me a big laugh. Obviously that “gracious hostess” is not Italian. In my family, a snack is anniesmailbox@comcast.net usually a seven-course meal, and we always urge our guests — Please e-mail your questions says I’m “just the stepmom” to eat, eat, eat! We prepare to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or and should keep my mouth enough for an army. My chilwrite to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box shut. dren are all adults, but I still 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. Are my opinions irrelevant? She has violated every court order as if she is above the law. She also has no problem involving the kids in this mess and seems to have won them over by playing the victim. How should I deal with this problem that ACROSS won’t go away? — Irrelevant 1 Night birds Mommy children have not had counseling, please consider it. And give them extra doses of affection, attention and stability. They need you to be their rock.

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Dear Mommy: Those children desperately want their mother’s love and will eventually realize that it comes with strings attached. Until then, let your husband handle all problems so you don’t become the target of her manipulations. Keep a record of any damaging behavior, missed visits, drug use, etc., which your husband should report to his attorney. If the

‘Taboo’ goes in search of the bizarre As cable networks proliferate, we’ve seen both a glut of imitation and a search for the ever-more peculiar, a focus on the odd that is itself a form of imitation. National Geographic gives TLC a run for the money with “Taboo” (7 p.m., National Geographic). Technically, the behaviors on display here are not so much taboo as downright eccentric. The search for the bizarre, the weird and the gross predates the cable era. Way back in the early 1960s, moviegoers flocked to “Mondo cane” and other “Mondo” documentaries featuring shocking human behavior and strange rites and rituals from around the globe. The show’s first hour focuses on body and beauty obsessions, some taken to fatal extremes. In Paris, a model starves herself to a weight of merely 55 pounds before expiring from the effort. A Texas woman pays for breast enlargements that have taken her to something measured as a Triple-K cup. And down under in Australia, a woman no longer needs to wear a corset because she’s had one sewn into her flesh. A second “Taboo” (9 p.m.) explores fantasy lives that transcend the ordinary. A Japanese kickboxer enjoys dressing as characters out of animation; a Florida father divides his time between his real flesh-and-blood family and his world of amorous avatars. And the next time you call someone a “big baby,” you have to check out a California man who has commissioned adult-sized high chairs and other nursery furniture and lives his days in a diaper, sucking on a pacifier. ● “American Experience” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) repeats “Roads to Memphis” a powerful recounting of the separate-but-linked paths of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., and his convicted killer James Earl Ray. For reasons as cruel as history, slain leaders are always linked with their murderers. Booth and Lincoln; Oswald and Kennedy; King and Ray. King’s story is as well known as it has been well-documented. The loner Ray is more difficult to evoke on screen. But this visual deficiency inspires a stark, minimalist and almost poetic use of still photographs and various props. We’re shown the transistor radio Ray carried with him, hoping to hear of his criminal exploits and resulting notoriety and celebrity.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Cuddy’s mother (Candice Bergen) meddles on “House” (7 p.m., Fox). ● “Dancing with the Stars” (7 p.m., ABC) continues. ● Sophia pulls the strings on “The Event” (8 p.m., NBC). ● The case against Gibbons gathers strength on “The Chicago Code” (8 p.m., Fox). On three repeats of “Anthony Bourdain: No Reservations” (Travel), Japan (7 p.m.) Haiti (8 p.m.) and Prague (9 p.m.). ● A swimsuit issue photo shoot becomes a crime scene on “Hawaii Five0” (9 p.m., CBS). ● A bank robber employs a personal touch on “Law & Order: Los Angeles” (9 p.m., NBC). ● A hunt gets personal for Beckett on “Castle” (9 p.m., ABC).

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Monday, May 2: This year, you enter a new life cycle. The first year is generally most fortunate. You will be comfortable with what occurs. If you are single, your charisma is unusually high. You could meet that special someone. If you are attached, your innate magnetism colors many decisions and actions. Taurus can be as stubborn as you! The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ Many people expect a lot from you. Once more, you will give the necessary effort to make the difference. Tonight: Working late, maybe from home. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ You are energized mentally and emotionally. Detach from constantly thinking about a situation, although you might not be able to. Tonight: The world is your oyster. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★ Know when to back down and relax. You might want to approach a difficult associate differently. Tonight: Take some muchneeded personal time. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ You are full of

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energy and get down to basics. In a meeting, you find out just how much support an idea has. You now know which way to go. Tonight: Where the gang is. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ You might want to change directions or approach a professional situation differently. You have a strong idea about what is necessary, but you might be the only one who can carry it to completion. Tonight: Till the wee hours. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ Keep reaching out for more information. Your creativity could be close to unstoppable. Tonight: Put on a favorite piece of music. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★ Deal with a key associate on a one-on-one level; you might need his or her input and feedback. Tonight: Be open to feedback. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★★ Others might overwhelm you. You could be on overload and exhausted. You might want to attempt a different approach in order to get through to some people. Tonight: Not alone. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21) ★★★ You have a lot to

give, but use care with exactly what you choose. On some level, you might not be comfortable with the cost of a project, whether it impacts your budget or not. Tonight: Squeeze in some exercise. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) ★★★ Your ability to see the big picture marks your decisions. You will need to use this gift. Empathize and walk in others' shoes, and you'll come up with a solution. Tonight: Choose some mind candy to relax. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ You might need to rethink a personal matter carefully. Your family and home might need another look. Have you been taking certain aspects for granted? Tonight: Consider a new beginning with a roommate or another domestic matter. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ Realize how important your opinions are. Someone listens to you with attentively. Be willing to give that back to others. Tonight: Hang out with a friend. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

Actor Theodore Bikel is 87. Singer Engelbert Humperdinck is 75. Actress and political activist Bianca Jagger is 66. Actor David Suchet is 65. Rock singer Lou Gramm (Foreigner) is 61. Actress Christine

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PREPARED BY: R. Patrick Riordan, #15518 Luke P. Sinclair, #23709 In the Matter of the GAY, RIORDAN, FINCHER, Estate of MUNSON & SINCLAIR, PA James E. Seaver, 3500 SW Fairlawn Road, Deceased. Suite 210 Topeka, KS 66614 No. 11 PR 68 (785) 783-8323; (785) 783-8327 (fax) Proceeding Under K.S.A. Attorneys for Executor Chapter 59 David Holroyd ________ NOTICE TO CREDITORS (First published in the LawThe State of Kansas to all rence Daily Journal-World April 25, 2011) persons concerned: You are hereby notified IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF that on the 14th day of DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT April, 2011, a petition for probate of will was filed in this court by Virginia S. BAC Home Loans Servicing, Seaver, as an heir, devisee, LP fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, LP legatee and the executor Plaintiff, named in the will of James vs. E. Seaver, deceased. All John N. Unrein, et al. creditors are notified to exDefendants. hibit their demands against the said estate within four Case No. 10CV638 (4) months from the date of Court Number: 4 the first publication of this notice as provided by law, Pursuant to K.S.A. and if their demands are Chapter 60 not thus exhibited they shall be forever barred. NOTICE OF SALE Virginia S. Seaver, Under and by virtue of an Petitioner Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Calvin J. Karlin - 09555 Court of Douglas County, Barber Emerson, L.C. Kansas, the undersigned 1211 Massachusetts Street Sheriff of Douglas County, P. O. Box 667 Kansas, will offer for sale at Lawrence, Kansas public auction and sell to 66044-0667 the highest bidder for cash (785) 843-6600 in hand, at the Lower Level ckarlin@barberemerson. of the Judicial and Law Encom forcement Center of the Attorneys for Petitioner Courthouse at Lawrence, _______ Douglas County, Kansas, on (First published in the Law- May 19, 2011, at 10:00 AM, rence Daily Journal-World the following real estate: April 25, 2011) Parcel 3B, Block 2, as IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF shown by Parcel Split of Lot DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS 3, Block 2, in NORTHWOOD ADDITION, an addition to CIVIL DEPARTMENT the City of Lawrence, DougBAC Home Loans Servicing, las County, Kansas, filed in LP fka Countrywide Home Book 993, Page 3690, in the office of the Register of Loans Servicing, LP Deeds, Douglas County, Plaintiff, Kansas, more particularly vs. described as follows: Charles R. Marshall and Wanda E. Marshall, et al. Lot 3, Block 2, less the West Defendants. 30.93 feet, in the Northwood Addition, as shown on the Case No. 10CV596 recorded plat thereof, in Court Number: 1 the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, comPursuant to K.S.A. monly known as 1509 West Chapter 60 3rd Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 (the “Property”) NOTICE OF SALE

(First published in the Law- Under and by virtue of an rence Daily Journal-World Order of Sale issued to me April 25, 2011) by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Kansas, the undersigned DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Sheriff of Douglas County, CIVIL DEPARTMENT Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to Federal National the highest bidder for cash Mortgage Association in hand, at the Lower Level Plaintiff, of the Judicial and Law Envs. forcement Center of the David J. Matter, et al. Courthouse at Lawrence, Defendants. Douglas County, Kansas, on May 19, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Case No. 11CV24 the following real estate: Court Number: 4 Lot 20-F Previously Recorded As: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Unit 20F, a shown by plat of survey of WOODCREEK, NOTICE OF SALE Townhouses, filed in Condominium Book 1, Page 60, Under and by virtue of an

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University of Kansas Center for Research, Inc., to satisfy the judgment in Plaintiff, the above-entitled case. vs. The sale is to be made Chattanooga Area Regional without appraisement and Transportation Authority, subject to the redemption et al., period as provided by law, Defendants. and further subject to the approval of the Court. For Case No. 2001 CV 216 more information, visit Division No. 1 www.Southlaw.com Proceeding Under Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff K.S.A. Chapter 60 Douglas County, Kansas NOTICE OF SUIT Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. To the unknown heirs, exBrian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) ecutors, administrators, 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 devisees, trustees, crediOverland Park, KS 66211 tors and assigns of any de(913)663-7600 ceased defendants; the un(913)663-7899 (Fax) known spouses of any deAttorneys For Plaintiff fendants; the unknown of(117845) ficers, successors, trustees, ________ creditors and assigns of any defendants that are (First published in the Law- existing, dissolved or dorrence Daily Journal-World mant corporations; the unMay 2, 2011) known executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF creditors, successors and DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or IN THE MATTER OF THE in partnership; the unESTATE OF known guardians, conserROBERT WALTER EGGERT, vators and trustees of any Deceased. defendants that are minors or are under any legal disaCase No. 10-PR-178 bility, and all other conDivision 1 cerned persons:

(First published in the Law- THE STATE OF KANSAS TO rence Daily Journal-World ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: April 25, 2011) You are notified that David IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Holroyd, Executor of the DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS above-entitled Estate, will CIVIL DEPARTMENT offer for sale at public auction the following deFederal National scribed personal property: Mortgage Association Plaintiff, (a) Furniture and collectivs. bles: 1900’s oak curved Joshua Pacheco and china cabinet; Oak square Rachel Pacheco, et al. dining table; Oak dry sink; Defendants. Walnut dining table with matching chairs; Case No. 11CV37 Gentleman’s dresser; 2Court Number: 1 Brass beds; Oak spindle parlor table; Silver wooden Pursuant to K.S.A. chest box; Walnut shoe Chapter 60 shine box; Brass top table; Maple dresser with mirror; NOTICE OF SALE Ladies secretary’s desk; Walnut dresser; Oak Under and by virtue of an rocker; Telephone table; Order of Sale issued to me Several styles of end taby the Clerk of the District bles; Corner shelf case; Court of Douglas County, Treadle sewing machine; Kansas, the undersigned Numerous 1800/1900’s picSheriff of Douglas County, tures; Brass bladed fan; Kansas, will offer for sale at Several sizes of colored public auction and sell to jars; Whiskey crocks; the highest bidder for cash 6-inch head vase; 100’s of in hand, at the Lower Level pieces of glassware, includof the Judicial and Law En- ing Havilland, Rosenthal, forcement Center of the Nippon, Limoge, Germany, Courthouse at Lawrence, pressed/clear, stemware; Douglas County, Kansas, on Cups/saucers; Pitchers; May 19, 2011, at 10:00 AM, Plates; Silver plate items; the following real estate: Brass items; Tinker toys; Lot 3, Block 1, in GRAND AD- Toys; Large amount of cosDITION, in the City of Eu- tume jewelry, including dora, in Douglas County, beaded purses, broaches, Kansas, commonly known pins, bracelets; Post cards; as 1522 Maple Street, Eu- Hundreds of dolls; Several dora, KS 66025 (the boxes of kitchen primitives; “Property”) Ladies’ hats; Hat pins; Avon collection; Linens & doilies; to satisfy the judgment in and numerous other colthe above-entitled case. lectibles located in a hisThe sale is to be made toric three story house; without appraisement and subject to the redemption (b) Miscellaneous other period as provided by law, personal property: Bricks and further subject to the and blocks; Household and approval of the Court. For kitchen décor; Hand and more information, visit garden tools; and www.Southlaw.com (c) Automobiles: 1966 Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Oldsmobile Toronado Douglas County, Kansas 2-Door; 1963 Oldsmobile Ninety Eight 4-Door (both to Prepared By: be sold as is), South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Such public auction to be 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 held on May 14, 2011 at Overland Park, KS 66211 10:00 a.m., at 1340 Haskell, (913)663-7600 Lawrence, Kansas 66044, to (913)663-7899 (Fax) the highest bidder for cash. Attorneys For Plaintiff All parties interested (123597) should take notice and gov_______ ern themselves accord(First published in the Law- ingly. rence Daily Journal-World April 18, 2011)

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ON THE COVER: Jack Anderson, left, and Joseph Schmidtberger practice whittling sticks at a Cub Scout camp event. Is your child ready for overnight camp? See our story on page 8. Julie Dunlap/Special to the Journal-World

ew things look more vulnerable than a fledgling bird or other wild spring baby. Their flyaway feathers don’t look finished. Their exposed nests don’t seem practical. Many people can’t resist the urge to step in and offer the “help” they’re sure the animal needs. If you’re tenderhearted, you have to brace yourself through the entire month of May when the whole world turns into a nursery. The cardinal rule is that a wild animal stands the best chance of survival with its parents. You just can’t pass on the skills, wild foods and natural defenses it receives from them. Even if you don’t kill the animal in the process of trying to save it, you could cause it to lose its natural fear or, worse, cause it to imprint on humans, or associate them as kin. In this case, the animal isn’t releasable, and, in Kansas and most other states, it’s illegal to keep wild animals. As a volunteer wildlife rehabilitator, I’ve learned to fight some of my own misguided instincts and step in only when absolutely necessary. I hope this column will help you do the same. Myth: No baby bird belongs on the ground. Fact: Baby birds must eventually leave the nest. Though they may seem like fluffy Oliver Twists, fledglings are moving on to the next phase of their lives. Technically, they aren’t great flyers, but most can flutter to cover. Except in the rare event that something has happened to both parents, these little guys are being fed and cared for. Often, all it takes is for a human to step in to “help” to flush parents into the open.

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GO green Your job, should you choose to accept it, is to make sure your own or neighbors’ cats and dogs don’t bother it. If you can give them a day or two, fledglings will be fine. Myth: Parents will reject a baby bird touched by humans. Fact: Few birds have a sense of smell. If you’re sure one has fallen from the nest after a storm, for example, you can put them back. If the nest is destroyed, you can even create a new one out of a shallow butter tub with holes punched in the bottom for drainage and secure it in the tree. Trust me, the parents will find them. Myth: Any baby rabbit without a parent

nearby has been abandoned. Fact: Mother rabbits generally visit at dawn and dusk. The rest of the time, they’re out eating, and the babies are doing what they do best: sleeping. Again, your job is to keep domestic animals and lawn mowers away from the nest. All that’s needed is a little time and quiet for babies to mature. If you’re still not convinced, lay two pieces of string in an X over the nest and check back in about 12 hours to see if mom has pushed them out of the way. Myth: A baby squirrel on the ground is doomed. Fact: Again, unless you see visible signs of injury, the baby may have crawled out of the nest or, in the case of a storm, the nest may have been destroyed. Most likely mom is nearby and doing what she can to address its ear-splitting whistles of protest. Again, your task is to watch and wait. If mom hasn’t retrieved the baby within several hours, you may want to step in. If all else has failed and you need to intervene, here are some steps to follow: ● First contact a licensed wildlife rehabilitator like me or call Northeast Kansas Wildlife Rescue at (785) 575-1981 or Operation Wildlife at (785) 542-3625 for advice. ● Secure the animal in a small box that will let in air and place the box half on/half off of a heating pad set on low in the quietest room of your house. ● Don’t give the animal food or water and avoid handling it. — Kelly Barth can be reached at go@ljworld.com.

New LOLA show will feature Mother’s Day gift ideas The Ladies of Lawrence Artwork cooperative will stage another boutique-style shopping event just in time to pick out one-of-a-kind gifts for Mother’s Day and graduation. The new LOLA show will be from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at Pachamama’s, Seventh and New Hampshire streets, and will feature nine

area artists with products ranging from jewelry, clothing, accessories, home items, stationery and fair-trade items. Vendors are Early Jewelry, Little Bluestem Baby, Glitter & Rust, KitMit, Leslie Kay Handmade and Awava, and new artists are Kitty Reese, Feather Spring Arts and Mixed Media.

“I remember shopping at my first LOLA event. I was really impressed with the quality of each lady’s work and felt so inspired,” says Stephanie Garrison of Mixed Media Clothing. “I am very grateful to be given this opportunity to participate and to be included in such an incredible group of women. I love the idea of connecting to the community at

these small events and creating new pieces for each season.” To find out more about LOLA, check out the Facebook profile at www.facebook.com/ lola.lawrence, www. ladiesoflawrence.com and ladiesoflawrence.blogspot. com. — J-W Staff Reports

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allen apples fueled Marty Pattin’s dreams. The great All-Star baseball pitcher who won 114 games with five different American League clubs in three different decades and coached Kansas University’s baseball team in the ’80s, birthed his talent as a 7-year-old in a Charleston, Ill., orchard. “I lived with my grandparents who were pretty poor. One of my chores was gathering ripened apples,” he says. “I put a target on the shed and peppered it with apples. I pretended I was Whitey Ford striking out Mickey Mantle. That became my guiding dream.” Life was tough for young Pattin. He walked 3 miles to school daily, washed dishes in exchange for lunch, then started a paper route at 8. He played street baseball, but his cousins wouldn’t let him pitch. “That made me more determined than ever,” he says. “I kept pitching those apples.” Pattin’s Charleston High School coach, Mervin Baker, encouraged him to conduct himself well, be a good person as well as a good player, and introduced him to local businessman Walt Warmoth. “Walt became my surrogate father,” Pattin says. “I worked in his restaurant for eight years. He financed my college education and encouraged me throughout my life. I owe so much to him and Mervin.” He played for Eastern Illinois Universi-

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WEARING his blue Royals alumni jacket, former Royals pitcher Marty Pattin entertains bar patrons at the Shenago Lounge with tales of his playing days. Pattin coached Kansas University’s baseball team from 1981 to 1987. ty’s baseball team and led them to an NAIA World Series appearance (once striking out 22 batters in a game.) One scout told Pattin he wasn’t big enough for a pitcher. “I said: ‘Well, sir, I guess I’ll just have to make you eat your words one day.’ I became more determined than ever to

achieve my dream,” Pattin says. “I wasn’t tall and didn’t pitch at 100 mph, but I was accurate and steady. I had great control, used my head and could pitch to different spots.” He married his first wife, Vera, in 1964, graduated from EIU with a bachelor’s

degree in physical education and a master’s in industrial technology. In May 1968, shortly after signing for the California Angels, he faced the Yankees’ Mickey Mantle. “I saw Mantle in front of me and couldn’t stop shaking,” Pattin says. “I worked him 3-2 then asked myself what got me here. I thought it’s me or him. I struck him out. What a thrill. My childhood dream came true.” He went on to play for the Seattle Pilots (later the Milwaukee Brewers), Boston Red Sox and Kansas City Royals from 1974-80. He’s No. 53 on the Royals’ 100 greatest alltime list. Pattin coached KU’s baseball team from 1981-87, followed by two-year stints with the Toronto Blue Jays and Lucky Gold Star Twins in Seoul, South Korea. He returned to Lawrence in 1993. Despite losing two wives to cancer (Vera died in 1995, Joy in 2009) and having knee and hip replacement surgeries, Pattin considers himself blessed, remains upbeat and continues to give back to the community. He participates in baseball fantasy camps, encourages young players, and cherishes time spent with his children and grandchildren. “It’s important to support kids,” he says. “I made something out of my life because people had faith in me.”

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SWEET PARTNERS Chocolate wine trend finds Lawrence fan base BY CHANSI LONG

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andy is dandy, but chocolate wine really seems to get taste buds in an uproar. Never heard of chocolate wine? Chances are you will. Due to the products’ peaking popularity, more area store owners are stocking shelves with the chocolate-infused beverage. “In the last year it’s really taken off,” says Scott Schmidtberger, manager of Alvin’s Wine and Spirits, 4000 W. Sixth St. “I wouldn’t drink a lot of it. This is a dessert wine, and I would treat it like a dessert. A little bit goes a long way as it definitely has more calories in it than a regular wine.” Some varieties of chocolate wine look like Yoo-Hoo or malty chocolate milk. Many brands barely even resemble wine, the chocolate-infused version having a thicker consistency than regular wine- — and a much sweeter taste. The overly sweet flavor occurs because chocolatewine vintners typically don’t allow the yeast consume all of

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STEVE WILSON of City Wine Market, 4821 W. Sixth St., has a small selection of chocolate-infused wines in stock, including Trentadue Chocolate Amore, a chocolate-infused port wine. More beverages with chocolate infusion or notes are shown at right.

the sugar in the wine in order to counteract the bitterness, which is characteristic of both chocolate and wine. Combining chocolate with wine is tricky because both ingredients contain tannin, a plant and astringent. Tannin is the bitter component that creates a dry, puckery feeling in the mouth, dissolving saliva instantly. “They are two chemically complex things that have the great ability to clash,” says Steve Wilson, co-manager of the City Wine Market, 4821 W. Sixth St. So to get past the tannin issue, some wine makers leave lots of sugar in the wine before mixing in the chocolate, he says. And this approach creates a caloriepacked liquid that has more viscosity than normal wine. “These really aren’t wines,” Wilson says. “It has wine in it, but I definitely wouldn’t call it wine. It’s more like a liqueur.” City Wine currently sells Trentadue Chocolate Amore, a chocolate-infused port wine. In


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order to mix the chocolate with the wine, Trentadue vintners used Merlot because it’s less tannic. Other vintners use white wine for the same reason. Chocolate wines generally fall into two camps. Some are port-style wines, which are dark red and have, if done right, a rich, dark chocolate taste. An example would be Rosenblum Cellars’ Desiree dessert wine. The other style mixes cream into the wine, creating a sort of adult milk shake. Cocoa di Vine falls into the latter category, though it’s a little different in that it is based on a blend of white wines, including torrontes, moscato and Pedro Ximenez, a sherry grape. Cocoa di Vine can be found at Cork & Barrel, 901 Miss., though a year ago chocolate wine wasn’t selling at all locally, says Brendan Dowdle, store manager. Recently, though, people have begun to show more interest in the beverage. The store added two new chocolate flavors to its wine inventory at the launch of the year: Cocoa di Vine and Chocovine. Because of successful sales for February and March, Cork and Barrel is ordering new shipments of chocolate wine now. And holidays are not responsible for the pickup in sales, Dowdle says.

“It’s almost random,” he says. “We didn’t sell a single bottle on Valentine’s Day.” Alvin’s Wine has several varieties of chocolate wine for sale: Coco DiVine, Chocolate Shop, Chocovine and Sweet Sunset Red Chocolate. City Wine has limited its chocolateinfused products because Wilson says he likes to keep products as organic as possible, avoiding wines loaded with chemicals and flavoring agents. “There is a lot of bad stuff out there,” Wilson says. “Some (of the chocolate wines) are sickly sweet and fairly artificial in flavor.” Some chocolate wines can taste more like Hershey’s chocolate milk than wine, Wilson says. And anyway, many good wines have notes of chocolate flavor in them naturally. An example is Washington Merlot, which has undertones of chocolate and almond flavors. “The chocolate (in wine naturally) is not as dominant as the (artificially flavored versions) are,” Wilson says. “Some of the natural versions are bit more subtle.” Artificially flavored chocolate wines tend to be so sweet and rich that most

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PAIRINGS TO TRY Steve Wilson with City Wine Market recommends these wine and chocolate pairings: ● Merlot with milk and dark chocolates ● Riesling, Viognier and sauvignon blanc with white or milk chocolate ● Orange-flavored chocolate with late-bottled vintage port ● Chocolate including butterscotch or caramel with Oloroso sherry or tawny port ● Mint chocolate with lighter cabernets (especially from Chile) ● Banyuls (Southern France) with medium-dark chocolate ● Rich chardonnay and Viognier with white chocolate (even white

people only drink a small amount. “Most people would probably not slug down a 5 ounce glass of this stuff. More like a 2 ounce pour,” Wilson says. “It’s like eating a full pint of ice cream: it’s definite-

chocolate covered popcorn). White chocolate also pairs well with the sweet sparkler, Moscato d’Asti, sweet style sherries and Orange Muscat. ● Pinot noir with raspberry-flavored milk chocolate ● Framboise (raspberry liqueur) with medium to dark chocolate ● The sweet Italian sparkling wine, Brachetto d’Acqui, with chocolate covered cherries ● Vin Santo, tawny-style ports, and Madeira with nut-flavored chocolates ● Ripe zinfandel and Petite Sirah with dark chocolate, especially dark chocolate flavored with blueberries or blackberries.

ly done, but it’s certainly not for everyone.” — The Associated Press contributed to this story.


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Teenage son has no interest in driving Dear Ben and Wes: My son seems very unusual among his peers. He doesn’t want to drive. All the other kids got their licenses after driver’s ed, but my son isn’t interested. I tried to talk to him about why this isn’t important to him, but he just says he doesn’t see the point. He’ll be in college next year, and I don’t know how he’s going to get to a job. Do you have any suggestions? Ben: My car is currently broken down, and I have very little difficulty getting where I need to go. In high school, you generally having an arsenal of friends with cars and licenses who are willing to give you a ride to where you’re going, not to mention driving members of your family. Your son may not realize that this luxury won’t be so readily available in college, especially if he plans on going away from home. Granted, if he has an alternate mode of transportation, perhaps this isn’t such an immediate issue. Many college students rely on buses and bikes to get around and save a good wad of cash in the midst of high gas prices; however, this is something that needs to be planned out, not assumed. Yes, senior year is fun, but it’s also a year to start thinking purposefully about the future. Details like transportation are things that need to be seriously considered. Help your son to work through these details, since you’ve probably had to deal with many of them yourself. Wes: I agree with Ben. Owning a car will, for most teens and young adults, create more headaches than it cures. With the price of gas headed up, perhaps forever this time, your son may be smarter than those of us who’ve built our lives around the worship of shiny metal boxes. There are many colleges where cars have

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“Likewise, when one chooses any path at age 16, to the exclusion of any other, he creates conditions for regret. Sure, your son could learn to drive at 21 (or 61, for that matter) but he’ll lack the crucial period of supervised experiential learning that creates good drivers, even as he’s being thrust into that role.” — DR. WES CRENSHAW little use. I just got back from University of Wisconsin, and that’s definitely one. The whole city is built around the U, bikes and scooters being the norm. However, it gets pretty cold up in Madison in December, which brings me to the next point.

Unless your son commits himself to life in a city with great public transportation (Chicago, New York, San Francisco, Washington, D.C.), and he’s very smart about how he manages his time, he’s going to have a hard time not needing to drive. Likewise, when one chooses any path at age 16, to the exclusion of any other, he creates conditions for regret. Sure, your son could learn to drive at 21 (or 61, for that matter) but he’ll lack the crucial period of supervised e x p e r i e n t i a l l e a r n i n g t h a t c re a t e s good drivers, even as he’s being thrust into that role. I suggest you build incentives for your son to drive through any means at your disposal, even if he only drives with you in the car for a few years. He doesn’t need to go out cruising every evening (at a rate of $100 per tankful). He just needs to know how to do it well before he heads out to college. I have been running into this problem a lot lately. Some kids have an almost phobic reaction to driving. If your son is at that point, I’d drop in on the therapist for some “systematic desensitization” to reduce whatever fears he might have. Next week: A follow up question on sexting. — Dr. Wes Crenshaw is a board-certified family psychologist and director of the Family Therapy Institute Midwest. Ben Markley is a senior at Free State High School. Opinions and advice given here are not meant as a substitute for psychological evaluation or therapy services. Send your questions about adolescent issues (limited to 200 words) to doubletake@ljworld.com. All correspondence is strictly confidential.


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ive mom the royal treatment this Mother’s Day with these Britinspired trifles. Because face it, as nice as breakfast in bed is, dessert is better. Traditionally made with liquor-soaked ladyfingers or sponge cake and layers of whipped cream, custard and fruit, we’ve taken liberties to create a more familyfriendly version.

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Raspberry-Lemon Trifles Half (about 7 ounces) of a store-bought angel food cake 1 1/2 cups heavy cream 1/4 cup powdered sugar 10-ounce jar lemon curd (3/4 cup) 2 tablespoons orange juice 1 pint fresh raspberries (2 cups) 1 tablespoon granulated sugar Fresh mint sprigs, to garnish

Using a wet serrated knife, cut the angel food cake into 3/4-inch cubes. Set aside. In a large bowl, use an electric mixer to beat the cream and powdered sugar until soft peaks form. In a small bowl, stir together the lemon curd and orange juice. In another small bowl, toss the raspberries with the granulated sugar. Slightly crush the raspberries to release a bit of the juice. To assemble the trifles, divide the

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RASPBERRY-LEMON TRIFLES cake cubes, whipped cream, lemon curd and raspberries evenly, layering them (starting with the cake cubes on the bottom) in 6 large glass goblets or tall sundae glasses. They can be refrigerated for up to 6 hours. Garnish with mint just before serving. Serves 6. Note: This recipe calls for half of a purchased angel food cake. The remaining half can be wrapped tightly in plastic wrap and frozen. Or serve it with scoops of ice cream and fresh berries.

BOOK REVIEW

‘Saltwater Taffy’ an adventure with momentum As I first started reading “Saltwater Taffy” by Eric DelaBarre, I wondered how I was going to motivate myself to finish it. The first two chapters are a flashback, and it was a little hard to figure out what was going on. But starting in chapter five, the plot starts to pick up and by the end, I was very much enthralled with the story. “Saltwater Taffy” starts with a flashback of Jean Pierre Lafitte burying his treasure. Then the story jumps to present day in the town of Port Townsend, Wash. Everyone wants to find the lost treasure, but most people don’t know how to start. However, a group of five friends take on the challenge: Scott, Gary, Jacqueline (aka Jaq), Zippy and Jimmy. Zippy is the smartest kid in the group and deciphers the first clue. Once they have decoded the clue, their enemy, Tommy, gets it instead. Fortunately, the friends get the clue back and follow

the trail everywhere it leads. Scott even decides to go alone to Old Man Sheesley’s house, the scariest man in town. Rumor has it Sheesley feeds runaway children to his dog, and going into his house is one of the kids’ greatest fears, but he turns out to be very valuable in helping them find the treasure. “Saltwater Taffy” is appropriate for kids ages 10 and older, no matter which genre you normally enjoy reading, because this book includes so many — mystery, historical fiction, adventure and a little romance. — Naomi Grant is an eighth-grader at Southwest Junior High School.

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Is your child ready for

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hey are the stuff of summer legend — something your kid will remember forever: summer camp. And not just any summer camp, but, rather, the kind where late-night ghost stories, sleeping bags and cookout breakfasts are bound to be part of the fold — sleepaway camp. There are nearly 10,000 camps in the United States, and 60 percent of them are sleepaway camps. Jennifer Kelman, children’s book author with a master’s in social work, suggests five signs to know your child is ready to hit the campground, sleeping bag in hand. We asked Lawrence parents whose kids have done sleepover camp to relate Kelman’s signs to their own experiences. ● Your child begins to express an interest in going to camp. Kelman says that this is one of the earliest signs for camp-going kids. Lawrence’s Justin Anderson, the father of two Cub Scouts, ages 10 and 7, says that this is huge in his family because it shows how important personality is over age. “I think that definitely, your child’s desire or interest to do a sleepaway camp or a sleepover is probably the biggest determining factor of the success of said sleepover camp,” he says. “We haven’t been involved or around a camp that offers a kid an opportunity to go away for three or four days without his mom and dad, but I

JACK ANDERSON, left, and Joseph Schmidtberger, both of Lawrence, practice whittling sticks at a summer 2010 Cub Scout camp event. The event is an overnight camp.

“Someone’s probably not reminding them to brush their teeth as adamantly as their mom and dad might.” — JUSTIN ANDERSON, LAWRENCE FATHER OF TWO CUB SCOUTS wouldn’t have a problem with that for the 10-year-old. (The younger one) may not do a sleepaway camp until college.” ● Your child is able to spend longer periods away from you without getting

upset. Can your child have a sleepover at a friend’s house and not call you in the middle of the night to go home? If so, that might be a sign he or she is ready for a sleepaway camp, Kelman says.

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Scout dad Matthew Hoy says that when he’s been on overnights with the youngest of scouters, some of the kids weren’t ready, and that was fine — parents go to the camp with the kids in Cub Scouts. “I think there were some kids who struggled and needed to have some reassurance that they could do it and didn’t need to go home,” the Lawrence dad says, adding comfort can be a factor, too. “Keep in mind, it’s hot, it’s July, these boys are going all day long doing different activities and stuff, and they get worn out.” ● Your child gets along well with their peers. Kelman says that if your children display behavioral problems at school, they won’t improve at camp. Make sure your child already gets along with those at camp and don’t force anything, especially if parents aren’t invited to the camp. But, if you think your child is ready, scout mom Ruth DeWitt says it’s easy to see that children can make special connections with each other when they’re in a sleepaway environment. “Kids really bond when they’re together and doing those kind of things,” the Lawrence mom says. “They’re just put in somewhat of a different position. They step up, I think, responsibility wise. I think just have a lot of fun, just sleeping in a different place and just doing something kind of out of the ordinary.” ● Your child is able to follow directions from leaders. Being able to follow directions is pretty much mandatory

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â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was probably 8. It was a church camp-type thing.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Brent Porter, graphic designer, Lawrence

â&#x20AC;&#x153;I was 11 or maybe 13. I donâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t remember what it was for.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Regan McAlister, nursing student, Lawrence

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Lawrence nonprofit working to get children outside BY KARREY BRITT On a recent sunny Saturday afternoon, 8-year-old Yoav Gillath was outside flying kites with his dad, Omri. Yoav had a little “Lion King” kite, while his dad had a bigger kite in the shape of a dragon. They were running around, smiling and enjoying each other’s company. Yoav says they fly kites a couple times a year. When asked what else he likes to do, he says, “Play video games, play on the computer, watch TV — all of the screen things.” Those seem to be pretty typical activities for children these days. That’s exactly why Outside for a Better Inside, a Lawrence nonprofit group, is hosting activities like the recent kite-flying event. It wants to reconnect children to the

Richard Gwin/Journal-World File Photo

YOAV GILLATH, 8, Lawrence, tries to get his kite in the air during an April 16 Outside for a Better Inside event at Holcom Park. The next group event will be a fishing expedition Saturday at St. Mary’s Lake in Prairie Park. great outdoors and nature because it believes being outside leads to a better inside. About a dozen children attended the April 16 event at Holcom

Park, and it was such a success that Outside for a Better Inside is planning another kite-flying event. Next time, they hope to get some folks who can come out and

show off their skills at flying much bigger kites. The activities — organized by Outside for a Better Inside — are open to anyone and are free. During the past year, they’ve visited the Baker Wetlands and Prairie Park Nature Center, participated in a butterfly tagging program and went on a scavenger hunt. The next event is a fishing expedition from 8:30 a.m. to noon Saturday at Mary’s Lake, which is in Prairie Park. The event is being held in conjunction with the Crown Casting Club and Lawrence Parks & Recreation. Bait and tackle will be provided along with refreshments.

Mary Jones, of Outside for a Better Inside, says the nonprofit builds butterfly gardens for schools. It also wants to get a new n a t u re c l u b s t a r t e d i n Lawrence, one that will organize its own outings and meet on a regular basis. She says they haven’t had anyone interested yet in starting a club, but they are hopeful. “That’s the part that’s missing,” Jones says. “We really want to get one going.” If you are interested in helping to organize such a club, contact Jones at 766-3023 or maryjones@askmcgrew.com.

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Editor’s note: Staff writer Sarah Henning will be posting the series Bye-Bye Bounty about how she uses her Community-Supported Agriculture weekly foods in meals and snacks at home. This entry is her first effort to use up all of her fresh foods. See more at Lawrence.com.

The recently revised car seat recommendation to keep toddlers in rear-facing car seats until age 2 (or until they reach the maximum height and weight for their seat) has been making headlines. But there are many common mistakes parents make when using car seats, say safety professionals for Parenting.com:

BY SARAH HENNING What am I doing? Oh nothing, just trying to cook away my massive CSA haul before it goes bad. We’re through week one, and I’ll admit that after a year off (and a trip to the Farmers’ Market in which I forgot that my CSA started in two days) I kind of had produce coming out of my ears. Whoops. But, I got rid of it and I did not throw any of it away, so score one for Bye-Bye Bounty. OK, so what’d we have and how’d we use it? My first “early-bird” pick up from the Rolling Prairie Farmers’ Alliance was April 18. We picked up mushroom paté, eggs, red kale, pea shoots, asparagus, spinach and green garlic. That’s a lot of stuff. Especially when one’s fridge is already full. So, we made sure to use it the first

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SPINACH CSA SMOOTHIE night. My husband decided he’d create a usual dish: hard-boiled eggs with asparagus. He swears it was delicious (I had a not-so-photogenic salad — I was trying to clear out the crisper). The next morning, I went to town on our full fridge and put some of my CSA spinach into a smoothie with blueberries and a banana. I put in some water, whirled it around and had it for breakfast with the little guy. Now, I know what you’re

thinking. It is not disgusting. It’s actually really tasty. Plus, my son, Nate, likes the purple color. And if you think I tricked him with the color into eating some greens, think again, because the kid is a green smoothie fiend. We had smoothies for the rest of the week, the hubby ate the paté with some pita chips and as for the red kale, pea shots and green garlic? Well, I didn’t eat them, but I didn’t throw them away either. I gifted them to my friend, Coleen, who loves green smoothies as much as I do. Kale can be subbed in place of the spinach if you like, for this smoothie, though the “green” taste will be stronger. Don’t be scared. It’s good. If my 2year-old can drink a spinach or kale smoothie, you can, too.

Spinach CSA Smoothie 2 handfuls spinach, washed and torn 1 1/2 to 2 cups blueberries 1 banana (add another if you want it sweeter) 1-2 cups water (depending on how thick you like it)

Blend! Enjoy. Drink it soon after making it — blueberries can get a little weird (gloppy?) if they’re not eaten soon after blending.

Selecting the wrong seat: Using the wrong size car seat is a no-no. Buying used car seats is also discouraged; parts could be missing and there is generally a six-year expiration date. The American Academy of Pediatrics offers additional guidelines: aap.org. Incorrect installation: Mistakes include routing seatbelts incorrectly and not putting seatbelts in lock mode. Follow both your car seat and car manual, and have a professional doublecheck your work. The Safe Kids of Douglas County Coalition offers free inspections; appointments can be made at designated times each month. Call Lawrence Memorial Hospital’s Connect Care at 749-5800 or enroll at www.lmh.org. Not using the tether: The tether, which is almost always used in a forward-facing car seat, should be attached to anchors that usually sit behind headrests. The tether keeps the child’s head safely within the parameters of the seat.


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Practicing reflection reduces stress, enhances creativity “Only when the clamor of the outside world is silenced will you be able to hear the deeper vibration. Listen carefully.” — Sarah Ban Breathnach

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eelings of depression and anxiety can be quite uncomfortable, and most of us develop a sense of urgency to rid ourselves of the discomfort. However, the ability to view uncomfortable feelings as essential lear ning opportunities can turn discomfort into an experience of growth. The feelings are signs of imbalances in our lives that may exist in emotional, physical, relational and/or spiritual dimensions. Reflection is a way of observing uncomfortable feelings and thoughts with an approach that blends curiosity with a nonjudgmental stance that can move you from a stuck place to a creative place.

In our culture, it takes great awareness and deliberateness to take time for reflection. Because of our conditioning, being in continuous task mode seems normal. We are always checking our lists, whether written on a notepad or swirling in our head. Frequently, when occupied by tasks, we become unconscious. While unconscious we are unable to stay on top of our experience. Our actions become robotic, meaningless and frequently unhealthy. Reflection may aid us in three key ways. First, honest reflection acts like a spell checker in a word processing program, helping us identify potential errors in previous thoughts and actions, giving us the opportunity to self-correct before an unhealthy pattern develops. Secondly, by taking time to consider the day

ahead we are able to connect intention to future action. Thirdly, reflection provides the opportunity to get out of doing mode and into being mode. Taking time to just be enables us to reinvigorate our spirit. In spite of our higher intellect, or perhaps because of it, we are the only animals who seem to have lost the capacity, and therefore the benefits, of just being. Our clients report that when they take time to reflect at bedtime, upon rising and at times during the day, their capacity to influence their moment-to moment-experience improves. Reflection can be done in a few minutes, may involve journaling or can be part of a short or lengthy meditation. Your reflection time can be organized or free-flowing. You may set different intentions for different reflec-

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tion times. We recommend using reflection whenever you feel uncomfortable as a way to observe and gain insight into your discomfort. It is useful to reflect on the four aspects of your humanity: the emotional, the physical, the relational and the spiritual. Typically you will find imbalances in one or more areas that are leading to your discomfort or get awareness of a potential problem, such as recognizing that you have not paid attention lately to your relational or spiritual needs. JENA AND ED BLOCH Practicing reflection daily enables you pull weeds when they are small in your emotion- “Reflection can be done in al garden. few minutes, may involve

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‘SEWING SCHOOL’ Sewing is one of those life skills that will serve a child through adulthood. There’s the practical wisdom of knowing how to sew on a button as well as the more entertaining aspects of making toys and, later on, projects like curtains.

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“The fashion show will also feature cruelty-free items, clothing designed and styled by Katya Martin, Jessica McGlothlin, Bill Wachspress, Kelly Ghahramani, Heather Jones, Mary Scahill and Ashley Morgan-Garcia.”

The goal of “Sewing School: 21 Sewing Projects Kids Will Love to Make” (Storey, $16.95) by Amie Petronis Plumley and Andria Lisle is to light the spark — and cut parents a break (no

more buttons to reattach if your kid knows how, right?). Most of the projects focus on handsewing, though a few incorporate sewing machines. Tutorials cover different fabrics, the tools for a sewing kit and, of course, safety rules. Notes for parents are scattered throughout. Good advice for any age.

KU group organizes dinner, fashion show with a cruelty-free catwalk

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his Cinco de Mayo, one KU student-run organization will be celebrating Mexico’s independence in style. Compassion for All Animals will host KU’s first Cruelty-Free Fashion Show. And after my recent discussion with the event’s organizers, it is clear that the show will provide far greater entertainment than toy- and candy-laden contents of your typical Cinco de Mayo piñata. “We were initially just planning a cruelty-free dinner to gain awareness and show people that cruelty-free and vegan foods can be tasty, accessible and fun alternatives,” says Cassandra Smyers, one of four co-chairs for the event. “And then the fashion show sprung up. Suddenly it’s become this massive event — we have about 80 volunteers involved.” In order to successfully host this big event, CAA also teamed up with several local organizations, including Amnesty International, Lawrence Fair Trade,

CAA CRUELTY FREE FASHION SHOW Who: Compassion for All Animals, Amnesty International, Lawrence Humane Society, KU Oxfam, Lawrence Fair Trade When: 7 p.m. Thursday Where: Ecumenical Christian Ministries building, 1204 Oread Ave. KU Oxfam and the Lawrence Humane Society. Attendees to the event can expect a fresh vegan dinner menu developed by Chef Stefanie Petrozz, jams by DJ Dan Persechini and Mary Scahill, a hip, cruelty-free catwalk show, and access to information regarding animal advocacy associations. I was lucky enough to score a menu preview, and the entirely vegan dishes sound surprisingly meaty, hearty and intriguing.

Entrees such as Indian “Chicken” biryani, grilled beefless tips and veggie sloppy joes top the list. The fashion show will also feature cruelty-free items, clothing designed and styled by Katya Martin, Jessica McGlothlin, Bill Wachspress, Kelly Ghahramani, Heather Jones, Mary Scahill and Ashley Morgan-Garcia. Regardless of your familiarity with the cruelty-free movement, don’t shy away from this event — members of CAA clearly assert that although they take their animal rights work seriously, they work to maintain a lighthearted atmosphere. And indeed, the upcoming event’s program notes seem to sum up the group’s overall mindset best: “No need to be a vegetarian, we invite all! We have a beautiful community and we’re growing — join us!” — Caitlin Donnelly can be reached at go@ljworld.com.

Caitlin Donnelly/Journal-World Photo

FROM LEFT, Max Clarkson, Parendi Birdie and Cassandra Smyers are co-organizers of the Compassion for All Animals Cruelty-Free Fashion Show, along with Kelly Ghahramani, not pictured. The show is Thursday.

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Mom is here for you (with scissors)

River City Jules

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Mother’s Day approaches, I would like to renew the promises I have made to my children. Feel free to borrow, add and delete as you see fit and, above all, enjoy a Mother’s Day that fulfills your every fantasy. My dear children, as the lights of my life I promise I will always love you. Even when carrying you all in utero eventually renders my bladder marginally useless and I spend the rest of my life in fear of sudden laughter, coughing and any song that might lead to jumping up and down on a dance floor. I love you when I find you via a trail of powdered sugar from the pantry to you, covered in white dust from your head to your rain boots. I love you when the plumber reveals that the sewer flooded our basement because you saw fit to fill the cleanout pipe with tiny pebbles that would require two attempts by specialists to remove. And I love you when I discover your affinity for nail polish is not just limited to toenails, but to walls, tables and to your dad when he is sleeping. I love you when you roll your eyes, borrow my clothes without asking, thump your brother on the head, leave your backpack on the kitchen floor for the fiftygazillionth time in a row and come into my bedroom in the middle of the night, stand 3 inches away from my face and tell me you heard a noise. And I even love you when you wear that flat-billed cap that makes your ears stick out or pick all the carrots out of the salad I lovingly chopped or demand I find Wiz Khalifa on the radio. Because of this love so deep, I promise to always be there for you, including every time you are injured, sad or ill (except for the stomach flu, which I will usually turf to

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your dad because it is gross). It also includes your every sport, concert and recital, even though I have to watch other people’s kids there, too. And every time your friends are over and you all have so much fun you forget I can hear what you are saying. Yes, as Sting says, I’ll be watching you. I also promise to never cut your bangs myself (ever again), to never dress you in those hideous polyester bellbottoms my mom used to make me wear and to never make you smell or eat sauerkraut. And, as three of you are girls, I promise every family vacation will include some sort of plumbing and real toilet paper. And I promise that in spite of all of this expert care I will give you, you will all have awkward stages in your life that will ultimately make you more enjoyable to be around as adults. And all those years spent with braces, glasses and bad hair and any resulting weekend nights at home with us, wishing we would stop quoting Bon Jovi songs and just be cool like everyone else’s parents, will eventually allow you to stop worrying so much about everyone else and love yourself for what is on the inside. Almost as much as I do. I promise. — Julie Dunlap can be reached at go@ljworld.com.

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properly serviced air conditioner is less likely to break down and more likely to cool your home efficiently. Whether you have a large central air unit or a small window unit, there are several things you can do to help ensure your air conditioner is operating at its optimal capacity. Step 1: Change the filter. Filters remove small particles of dust that can cause an air conditioner to operate less efficiently. Changing the filter every 30 to 90 days will ensure the air conditioner motor does not work overtime. Central air units usually direct air through the furnace duct work. Changing the air conditioner filter is the same as changing the furnace filter in most cases. Step 2: Clear away debris and cut back any vegetation within 2 feet of the air conditioner. Proper air flow around the unit is important, and the less dirt and debris the motor and fan have to deal with the better. Step 3: Clean the air conditioner grille or housing. Use a brush or vacuum to remove as much dust and lint from the fins as possible. Do not use water, as it may force mud into the unit. Step 4: Clean the condenser coils. Dust

and particles accumulate on the coils, making it more difficult for the air conditioner to cool. Turn off the power to the air conditioner. Spray coil cleaner or degreaser on the condenser coils. Let the cleaner work for 5 minutes, then rinse completely with cold water. Step 5: Clean the drain line. Leaking condensation lines can cause serious damage to a home. Access to the line is usually available through a clean out or from inside the evaporator coil drain pan. Clear the line by flushing it with water or compressed air from the access point or by capping the access and using a heavy duty vacuum to suck out debris from the open end of the line. If the drain line ends are not accessible, disconnect or cut the line near the access point to clean it. Reassemble the line properly to assure it does not leak once the air conditioner is up and running. Step 6: Arrange to have a professional service technician oil the fan motor, check the belts, test the operating pressure and temperature, check the amperage draw and check the coolant level on a regular basis. — Linda Cottin can be reached at go@ljworld.com. A PROPERLY SERVICED air conditioner is less likely to break down and more likely to cool your home efficiently. MCT File Illustration


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This week’s puzzle

PET POST

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See answer next Monday!

Last week’s solution

BELLA, a Yorkie-Schnauzer mix, was adopted from the Lawrence Humane Society in 2007. She belongs to Beau and Tammy Moody, Baldwin City. Got a picture for Pet Post? Bring in or mail a Pet Post photo and some information about your pet to the Journal-World, 645 N.H., Lawrence, KS 66044 or e-mail it to go@ljworld.com. Photos will be returned after publication.

The walk includes a memorial lap for past pets. There also will be information and vendor booths, food, activities and contests, such as smallest dog with biggest bark and dogowner lookalike. Visit LawrenceHumane. org for more information.

Get your dog ready for summer months M C C L AT C H Y N E W S PA P E R S It’s time to get outside and take advantage of all the warmer weather has to offer and do things that the cold temperatures may have prevented you from doing. To help you and your dog get ready for summer, American Kennel Club Canine Partners offers the following suggestions: ● Get a clean bill of health. It’s good to take your dog for a checkup after being cooped up in the house for the winter.

● Drop the winter weight. Many of us pack on a few pounds during the cold winter months, and chances are our dogs have, too. If your dog is looking a little fuller these days, it’s time to talk to your veterinarian about a safe weight-loss regimen. Try cutting back on treats that add calories to your dog’s diet. Instead, try giving him baby carrots. ● Play outside. Now that the weather is warming up, take the opportunity to get outside with your dog. Start slowly if your dog hasn’t exercised much over the winter. Try

taking a walk to the local dog park, or playing fetch in your yard. ● Beware of the grass. Your dog will finally be able to run and play on the grass, but be careful where you let the dog go. The chemicals used on lawns don’t belong on your dog’s paws. Make sure you clean his pads after playing on grass. ● Groom the coat. Shedding increases in the springtime as dogs lose their winter coats. Make sure to brush your dog regularly. This will help keep the shedding under control.

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The week ahead

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Mild daytime temperatures and sunshine are on tap this week, but scattered frost is possible Monday night. Dry conditions should prevail, with a slight chance of rain on Thursday. Friday should be the warmest day of the week.

Sun and some clouds

Partly sunny

Mostly sunny and breezy

A couple of showers possible

Mostly sunny; breezy, pleasant

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May Healthy Active Living

I Can Cope® Thurs, May 5-26, 5:30-7:30 pm

The American Cancer Society and LMH Oncology Center are co-sponsoring this free program for those with cancer and their family and friends. Participants will have an opportunity to share concerns and to design ways to cope with a cancer diagnosis. Speakers include professionals in the field of cancer management. Attend one or all four sessions. Advance enrollment requested. Topics: May 5: Exercise During and After Treatment May 12: Money Matters May 19: Nutrition During and After Treatment May 26: Caring for the Caregiver

LMH Eudora Medical Park Open House Mon, May 16, 4:30-6:30 pm 600 E. 20th St., Eudora

Plan to join LMH as we celebrate the grand opening of Eudora Family Care and LMH Eudora Therapy Services. There will be a ribbon cutting ceremony, refreshments, tours

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Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 64/41 Support Groups 61/36 This class is for expectant or adoptive Hays Fit forRussell You – A Postpartum Salina 64/33parents who want information about 64/35 CLIMB®-(Children’s Lives Exercise Program 64/38 65/39 caring Topeka for a newborn. Topics include This six-week fitness program is for Kansas CityMoments of Include 64/37 Lawrence bathing, cord care, diapering, sleeping, mothers who have recently delivered a National Senior Health & 62/37 Bravery) Sedalia crying, nutrition and safety. Partners 63/33 baby. Held Monday and Wednesday Emporia Fitness Day® Great Bend The LMH Oncology Center sponsors this are invited to attend for free. $20. 59/37 evenings from 5:30-6:30 pm at LMH Wed, May 25, 9-11 am 63/37 free six-week program for children or 63/37 Health Screenings South. A physician’s clearance form is 325 Maine St, Lawrence teens who have parents or other loved Dodge City required prior to participation. $35. Call Bone Density Screening Nevada Join us for a free National Senior ones with cancer. For more information Chanute (785) 505-3780 to enroll. 59/36 Hutchinson Health and Fitness Day event that will 63/37 contact Dona at (785) 505-2768. Are you at risk for61/35 osteoporosis? This Garden City about the health Traditional Childbirth include a presentation quick, easy screening can indicate if 64/35 Stroke Support Group Preparation Classes 63/35 benefits of fitness for older adults, further testing for this disease is needed. Tues, May 17, 4-5:30 pm Wichita Springfield This is a five-session inspirational stories from fit seniors, Education provided. $15/person. Call for Pratt childbirth Liberal For more information preparation classes for expectant Coffeyville 64/36 56/38call LMH Kreider refreshments, blood pressure screenan appointment. Joplin 63/38 Rehab Center at (785) 505-2712. 60/32 parents. Both weekday evening and ing and an optional health challenge 60/35 60/36 Cholesterol Screening some weekend day class options. walk. The health walk departs at 9 Diabetes Education Group Wed, May 4, 8:30-10 am

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Shown is today’s Temperatures Please callweather. early in pregnancy to enroll. are today’s highs and tonight’s lows. Wed, May 11, 6-7 pm am from the Arkansas Street side of This fingerstick test offers a total $45/person or $65/couple. No baby Topic: Diabetes and Feet the hospital. Screenings and refreshcholesterol check (does not include care information is included so Speaker: P. Ragley, D.P.M. ments, 9:30-10 am. Presentations HDL or LDL). No appointment or expectant parents are encouraged to For more information call will begin at 10 am. The walk portion fasting necessary. Drop into the enroll in the Babycare Workshop. (785) 505-3062. of the event will be cancelled in case LMH Healthsource Room, of inclement weather. A waiver will Refresher Childbirth Bereavement 325 Maine St. $6/test. need to be signed at the beginning Preparation Support Group Safety Classes and Programs of the walk. Registration requested. This is an individualized class for Mon, May 2 & 16, 4-5 pm expectant parents who have AHA CPR for Prenatal and Parenting For more information call Preparation Classes experienced a previous childbirth and Family & Friends (785) 505-3140. wish to discuss questions related to Fit for 2- A Fitness Sat, May 21, 10 am-noon childbirth preparation and/or sibling Breastfeeding & New Program for Expectant This American Heart Association adjustment. $25/person or $35/couple. Parent Support Group program covers basic life support skills Mothers Call (785) 505-3081 to arrange. Mon, May 2, 9, 16, 23 including CPR, handling a choking This eight-week fitness program is (No meeting May 30) Breastfeeding Your Baby emergency and injury prevention designed to positively influence and 10-11:30 am Sun, May 8, 2-5 pm information. $25/person. promote health and wellness during the Drop in to this free discussion group. This class is designed to facilitate a childbearing years. Class is held Car Seat Inspections Weight checks available. good beginning and a lasting breastMonday and Wednesday evenings Free inspections are sponsored by the feeding experience. $20. Partners are from 5:30-6:30 pm at LMH South. Build Your Village-A SAFE KIDS of Douglas County Coalition. encouraged to attend at no charge. A physician’s clearance form is Perinatal Adjustment Call for an appointment. required prior to participation. $50. Support Group Babycare Workshop Call (785) 505-3780 to enroll. Tues, May 17, 6-9 pm Call (785) 505-3081 for specific dates.

For more information or to enroll, call ConnectCare at (785) 749-5800 or visit lmh.org. Please note that advance enrollment is requested, unless otherwise noted.

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