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Romney’s Ryan pick sets clear November choice Size of government becomes central issue By Donna Cassata Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Mitt Romney’s pick of Rep. Paul Ryan for the Republican presidential ticket brings clarity to the stark election-year choice for voters — the competing

Democratic and GOP visions about the size and role of the federal government in Americans’ lives. Ryan is synonymous with his revolutionary budget that slashes spending for safety-net programs for the poor, remakes Medicare and cuts

personal and corporate taxes while pushing the deficit down to a manageable level. It turns the tea party dream of a scaledback, less involved government into hard-core reality. “America is more than just a place ... it’s an idea.

as Romney introduced his vice presidential choice. “Our rights come from nature and God, not government. We promise equal opportunity, not equal outcomes.” With Romney’s embrace of Ryan, it is now Romney Ryan the Romney-Ryan budget It’s the only country and blueprint for the fufounded on an idea,” Ryan ture. said Saturday in Virginia President Barack

Obama, who repeatedly talks up the November election as a profound choice for the country, has rejected the Ryan approach as “thinly veiled social Darwinism.” The Democrat and former Please see RYAN, page 2A ! Ryan has ties to

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CHAMPAIGN, ILL. — The United States is in the midst of the worst drought in decades, and the dry weather and soaring temperatures are taking a toll on people living and working in Ohio west to California and Texas north to the Dakotas. Farmers have watched their corn wither and their cattle go hungry. Homeowners have seen their lawns turn brown and gardens wilt. Communities in the Midwest that rarely experience water shortages have enacted restrictions, and businesses are looking for ways to stay afloat as sales fall off. Here are a few of their stories:

Water for quarters The creeks and ponds that Cimeron Frost’s 300 cows and calves drink from in central Illinois are almost dry. So each day, he takes rolls of quarters to what amounts to water vending machines in nearby towns. He drops in the coins, collects the water in metal and plastic tanks and tows it on trailers to his pastures around the

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RICHARD RENNER, RIGHT, STRIKES A POSE for members of the Happy Time Squares square-dance organization before the first Downtown Lawrence Elvis Spectacular kicks off with a parade Saturday. The parade was followed with an Elvis Sing-Off competition and the annual Rev It Up car show in South Park. TOP: Bob and Maryann Tucker, Merriam, listen to Elvis impersonators during a Sing-Off competition Saturday in South Park. See a video of the Elvi at LJWorld.com.

town of Tallula. He hauls 4,000 gallons a day in four separate trips, dumping or piping the water into big, galvanized-steel troughs for his herd to drink. Even at 40 to 50 gallons per quarter, it adds up. “It takes a little over two rolls of quarters a day, plus probably $40 in gasoline a day, to water all our cows in all our locations,” Frost, 65, said. At $10 a roll, that’s about 60 bucks a day, or $420 a week, and he’s been hauling every day since mid-June. He estimates he has spent about $2,700 so far. But he worries more about what could lie ahead. “If we don’t have a wet fall and a wet spring, we could be in trouble for another year,” Frost said.

Buy now, plant later Jeff Gatewood has never seen a summer this bad in 36 years at Allisonville Nursery in the Indianapolis suburb of Fishers. Indianapolis had its hottest July on record, with temperatures topping 90 degrees on 28 days, and less than an inch of rain fell in June and July. “We’ve now gone where nobody’s gone

Event teams with car show in South Park By Chansi Long clong@ljworld.com

An army of Elvi streamed down Massachusetts Street on Saturday for the Downtown Lawrence Elvis Spectacular. Afterward, the Elvi congregated at South Park for a sing-off. Elvi young and old gyrated hips and curled lips doing their best Elvis impersonations. Michael Chase won first place in the Elvis impersonation contest, which was just one part of the all-day event that started with a parade and included profession-

of the stage were a couple of bobby soxers with red poodle skirts and long pony tails. About a hundred people sat in lawn chairs or stood under shade trees to watch. Among them was 11-year-old Gibson Huston. Wearing a white jumpsuit flecked with gold and a red scarf tied around his neck, with his BOB LOCKWOOD, OF LAWRENCE, A JUDGE in the first blonde locks shining in Downtown Lawrence Elvis Spectacular, tosses a teddy the sun, Gibson danced. bear into a crowd of children during his Elvis tribute before Gibson is a big Elvis the Elvis Sing-Off in South Park. fan: He dressed as Elvis on Halloween and at al Elvis tribute artist Jeff ter,” “Don’t Be Cruel” his 10th birthday party, Bergen, who crooned and “Hurt.” Please see ELVIS, page 6A such songs as “Little SisClustered to the side

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TONY FROST, OF FROST FARMS, SURVEYS a pond Aug. 3 in the cattle pasture that serves as the water source for his cattle that has nearly dried up in Tallula, Ill. After months of drought, the central Illinois creeks and ponds that the 300 cows and calves drink from on the farm are dry or close to it. Frost has to buy and haul water, about 4,000 gallons a day, split up in four trips to different pastures.

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DEATHS LESTER KEITH FURLONG Funeral services for Lester K. Furlong, 87, Lawrence, KS, will be 10:30 A.M., Wednesday, August 15, 2012, at WarrenMcElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery. He died Friday, August 10, 2012 at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. He was born March 4, 1925, son of Ralph and Helen Campbell Furlong. Les worked as an Engineering Superintendant for 20 years at FMC Corporation in Lawrence. He attended the Lawrence Free Methodist Church, where he volunteered many hours. His many hobbies included flying, bee keeping, fruit trees, gardening, and reading (where he spent many hours at the library). He married Sarah Lee Potter on Aug.17, 1952 in Amarillo, TX. She preceded him in death on June 8, 1992.

He is survived by a daughter, Ann Furlong, Lawrence; three sisters, Betty Piersol of Kansas City, KS, Dorothy Evans of Peoria, AZ, and Jeanette Goodall, of Kansas City, KS. The family will greet friends from 9:30 A.M. until service time. Dad, you were my best friend and I already miss you. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrrenmcelwain.com Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

was united in marriage on Feb 26, 1988 in Ft. Snelling Chapel, St. Paul, MN to Wendell Espeland, he survives of the home. Other survivors include; her mother, Pat Coupanger, Elmore, MN; one son, Jason of the home, one daughter, Dena of the home; two brothers, Douglas Coupanger, Oxford, MI, and Gregory Coupanger, Lakeville, MN; three sisters, Sharla Lyon, Austin, MN, Brenda Huber, Elmore, MN, and Sheila Meyer, St. Louis Park, MN. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to the Dawn Espeland Memorial Scholarship Fund C/O First State Bank and Trust, P.O. Box 219, Tonganoxie, KS 66086. The family asks that testimony about Dawn’s life or condolences for the family be left at www. quisenberryfh.com . Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

was a member of the First Congregational Church, the Plymouth Guild and the Tonganoxie Garden Club, all of Tonganoxie. Survivors include her daughter, Sharon Wang and husband, Alan, Tonganoxie; two granddaughters, Dena Sampel, Riverside, CA and Susie Metze, Overland Park; and one great grandson. Condolences may be left for the family at www. quisenberryfh.com . Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

RONDA R. ANDREWS Ronda R. Andrews, 53, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Friday August 10, 2012 in Basehor, KS. Funeral service will be 10 am Wednesday August 15, 2012 at the Tonganoxie Christian Church. Burial will follow in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie. The family will receive friends from 6-8pm Tuesday at the church. Ronda was born February 24, 1959 the daughter of William and Sharon (Steele) Pettey. She worked as a second grade teacher for Genesis Christian Academy, Tonganoxie. She was a member of the Tonganoxie Christian Church. She was united in marriage March 24, 1980 in Miami, OK to LeRoy Andrews, he survives of the home. Other survivors

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MARY ROSE ROBB Mary Rose Robb, 93, Tonganoxie, KS, died Friday August 10, 2012 at the Tonganoxie Nursing Center. Private inurnment will be in Hubbel Hill Cemetery, Tonganoxie, KS. Mary was born August 4, 1919 in Tonganoxie, KS, the daughter of Clyde and Roselie Hollingsworth Davidson. She was united in marriage to Thomas J. Robb on June 8, 1947 in Eudora, KS. He preceded her in death on March 15, 2005. She worked as a telephone operator. Mary

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DAWN MARIE ESPELAND Dawn Marie Espeland, 52, Tonganoxie, KS, passed away Thursday August 9, 2012 at her home. The family will receive friends from 5-7pm Saturday August 18, 2012 at the Tonganoxie Performing Arts Center where a celebration of life will be held at 7pm. A graveside service will be 9 a.m. Monday August 20, 2012 in the VA National Cemetery, Leavenworth, KS. Dawn was born May 12, 1960 in Blue Earth, MN, the Daughter of William Jr. and Pat (Jorgenson) Coupanger. She graduated from Elmore High School and continued her education at Rochester Vocational Technical School majoring in Medical Terminology. She worked as the head of the Medical Secretary Department for the Staton Island University Hospital, and later for the Tonganoxie School District USD #464 as the Assistant Director of Transportation, and as a School Bus Driver. She was Baptized and Confirmed in Shiloh Lutheran Church, Elmore, MN. She was a long time member the Tonganoxie Christian Church and was a current member of the Cornerstone Family Worship, Tonganoxie. She

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include; three sons, Michael, Lancaster, OH, Travis, Kansas City, MO, Cody, Tonganoxie; three daughters, Valerie Whitmire, Tahlequah, OK, Staci McDonnell, Gretna, NE, Madelyn Andrews, Tonganoxie; her mother, Sharon Pettey, Kansas City, MO; two brothers, Danny Pettey, Mission, KS, J.D. Pettey, Liberty, MO; one sister, Sandra Lee, Kansas City, KS; and 8 grandchildren. In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Genesis Christian Academy Scholarship Fund, C/O Tonganoxie Christian Church. For online condolence please go to www.quisenberryfh. com Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries. LJWorld.com.

When Sam Brownback was a freshman in the U.S. House, his legislative director was a 25-year-old from Wisconsin who already had several years under his belt as a congressional staffer and speech writer for Republicans in Washington, D.C. On Saturday, that former Brownback staffer, U.S. Rep. Paul Ryan, was picked by presumed Republican presidential nominee Mitt Romney to run as vice president, challenging President Barack Obama and Vice President Joe Biden. Brownback released a quick statement, praising the selection of Ryan. “For three years, Paul worked tirelessly on behalf of the people of Kansas; apart from his native Wisconsin, no state has benefited more from his talents,” Brownback Brownback said. “Paul has the vision, experience and character to help bring America back.” Ryan, 42, served as legislative director on Brownback’s staff in Congress from 1995-1997 when Brownback was a House member and then successfully ran for the U.S. Senate. In 1998, Ryan ran for Congress and won. Ryan, in his seventh term in Congress and chairman of the House Budget Committee, has proposed trillions of dollars in cuts to federal spending in pro-

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community organizer sees government as a place with enough resources to help the less fortunate. The Ryan budget, Obama said in April, “is antithetical to our entire history as a land of opportunity and upward mobility for everybody who’s willing to work for it; a place where prosperity doesn’t trickle down from the top but grows outward from the heart of the middle class.” Roughly three months before the election, Romney’s choice clearly defines the fault lines and establishes the narrative for the election, one that Republicans and Democrats, liberals and tea partyers will echo in congressional and gubernatorial races. The outcome in November will have far-reaching implications for looming fiscal crises in the year’s final days. On the grass-roots level, the selection of the 42-year-old Ryan, one of the House’s intellectual conservatives and Budget Committee chairman, energizes a GOP base wary of the Massachusetts governor and architect of the state’s health insurance program dubbed Romneycare. Conservatives, from The Wall Street Journal editorial page to the rank and file, had been clamoring in recent days for Ryan. The timing of the announcement came as polls showed Obama with a narrow advantage and the number of undecided voters diminishing, underscoring the need for Romney to act fast. “It’s absolutely fantastic,” Sal Russo, a longtime Republican operative and founder of the Tea Party Express, a well-funded wing of the populist movement, said in an interview. “He’s willing to go out there and tackle tough issues. The American people want somebody to make the tough choices.” Russo said his organization had polled its 17,000

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REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE Mitt Romney, right, introduces his vice presidential running mate, Wisconsin Rep. Paul Ryan, Saturday in Norfolk, Va. grams such as Medicaid, food stamps and student loans. He has proposed overhauling Medicare in a way that future seniors would receive government checks to purchase health insurance instead of the current system where the government directly pays health care providers. While Brownback praised Ryan, the governor has in the past crossed swords with Romney. In 2007, Brownback ran for the GOP nomination for president and said Romney had supported proabortion policies. U.S. Sen. John McCain of Arizona won the GOP nomination and then lost to President Barack Obama. During the Republican Party presidential campaign this year, Brownback endorsed Texas Gov. Rick Perry, whose candidacy failed. A spokeswoman for Brownback said the governor has endorsed Romney for president. Kansas Democratic Party Chairwoman Joan Wagnon criticized the choice of Ryan, saying his

members, and Ryan and freshman Sen. Marco Rubio of Florida were the favorites for the No. 2 spot on the GOP ticket.

Democrats pounce The conservative reward of Ryan also carries a significant political risk — and Democrats wasted no time in making it a top talking point. The Ryan budget would scrap the current Medicare system that the nation’s seniors have enjoyed for decades in favor of a voucher program for those under 55 today. Starting in 10 years, the plan also calls for gradually raising the Medicare retirement age from 65 to 67. Democrats immediately sounded the alarm about the implications of changing the popular entitlement program, a warning certain to resonate in battleground states such as Florida, Iowa and Pennsylvania — states with the heaviest concentration of those 65 and over. “In selecting Paul Ryan, Mitt Romney has crystalized the contrast of this election,” said Rod Smith, chairman of the Florida Democratic Party. “Ryan is the architect of Romney’s extreme budget plan, which would end Medicare as we know it, increasing the healthcare costs for Florida’s seniors by thousands every year.” The state’s Democratic Sen. Bill Nelson, who faces a stiff challenge in his bid for another term, quickly posted on Facebook. “Romney VP pick bad for seniors. Signals an end to Medicare as we know it. My commitment to Medicare never stronger,” Nelson said. Democrats are certain to replay past Republican criticism of the Ryan budget. Newt Gingrich, the former House speaker and one-time Republican presidential candidate, referred to Ryan’s plan to overhaul Medicare as “right-wing social engineering.” He later apologized. Florida Rep. Connie

and Brownback’s vision of cutting taxes for wealthy corporations will hurt the middle class. Brownback recently signed into law tax cuts that will reduce state income tax rates and eliminate income taxes on nonwage income for about 191,000 business owners. Brownback has said the cuts will stimulate the economy, but Democrats and some Republicans have said the cuts will eliminate revenue for schools, social services and public safety. “Everyone in Kansas needs to pay their fair share, including, and especially, wealthy corporations,” Wagnon said. “We need to set better priorities and be financially responsible. Sam Brownback and Paul Ryan’s attempts to eliminate/lower their taxes is the wrong priority, and it makes it harder on our working families,” she said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Mack, who hopes to win the Republican Senate nomination Tuesday, said in April of the Ryan budget: “You know that budget was a joke, doesn’t balance the budget for years.” An aide later clarified that Mack was referring to the voting process in which Republican-passed legislation in the House goes nowhere in the Democratic-controlled Senate. Mack’s deficit-cutting plan calls for cutting one penny from every federal dollar spent. Republicans see Ryan, a Catholic from Wisconsin who could appeal to blue-collar voters, as an appealing complement to Romney, a Mormon and multimillionaire. But Ryan has tangled with the U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops and others in the church over his budget, which would cut Medicaid, food stamps, Pell Grants and a host of other programs that directly help the nation’s poor. Ryan had said the budget is based on Catholic social teaching. But in a letter, the Rev. Thomas J. Reese called that nonsense. “I am afraid that Chairman Ryan’s budget reflects the values of his favorite philosopher Ayn Rand rather than the gospel of Jesus Christ,” said Reese, a Jesuit priest and senior fellow at the Woodstock Theological Center at Georgetown University. “Survival of the fittest may be OK for social Darwinists but not for followers of the gospel of compassion and love.” Romney insisted on Saturday that Ryan is intent on creating opportunities for all Americans.

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Group sees families through home stretch Tenants to Homeowners provides affordable way to build assets By Margie Carr

In 2000, when Paul Wood moved back to Lawrence with his son, Jason, they were strapped for cash. The elder Wood had left his job with California public schools to care for his son, who had been critically injured in a cycling accident. “He was in a coma for a long time,” Paul said. “It was a head injury, and he lost a lot of cognitive ability and physical mobility. ... Jason wanted to come back to Lawrence because this is the place he knew.” When it came to housing, Paul said, they took what they could get: a one-bedroom basement apartment on Mississippi Street costing more than $400 a month. “It was tiny,” Paul said. “I slept in the living room, and Jason didn’t have room for his art. “His art is his way to recover.” Father and son remained in the cramped basement apartment for five years. “We had a plan to move into a home, but it was hard to get money for a loan,” said Paul, who found a job as a paraprofessional in the Lawrence school district. That was when Paul contacted Tenants to Homeowners, a community not-for-profit that helps low-income families find affordable housing.

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PAUL WOOD, LEFT, AND HIS SON, JASON, pictured at their home at 1108 Conn., moved from California to Lawrence in 2000 after Jason was critically injured in a cycling accident. In 2005, they moved into their current residence with the help of Tenants to Homeowners, an organization that helps low-income families find affordable housing. “We didn’t get a home overnight,” he said. “We had to get our credit in order.” This year, Tenants to Homeowners is celebrating its 20th anniversary, during which time it has helped more than 365 families locate affordable residences. “The group started as a grass-roots organization,” said early volunteer, Teresa Pippert. “We met in east Lawrence every Monday night for a year in the early ’90s to get the organization up and running. We were all volunteers and had representatives from neighborhoods, professionals and builders.” Please see HOME, page 4A

Proposed rental development in dispute By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

Some residents of a Lawrence neighborhood are petitioning to keep a vacant lot in the area unfilled. They lost a battle in their fight Wednesday, but they — as well as the supporters of a development project there — are determined to win the war. The disputed lot is adjacent to the United Way building, 2518 Ridge Court, and the proposed development would likely face Cedarwood Avenue. Douglas County owns the lot and, in its Wednesday evening County Commission meeting, agreed to give it to Tenants to Homeowners on the condition that it build housing for middle-income seniors there. Jean Affalter led the home- and

land-owner opposition to the plan at the meeting, where she gave commissioners a petition with 57 signatures — many from multiple members of the same household — asking them to kill the plan. Affalter and several others who spoke at the meeting said they didn’t want to see more rental property in the area. The traffic flow and especially the water and sewer systems just couldn’t handle any more residents, Affalter said. She’s also upset with what she said has been a lack of notification on the land transfer from the county to Tenants to Homeowners. Her petition also cites projected lower property values as a reason against development. “The neighbors are not happy,” Please see RENTAL, page 4A

Shootings and other firearm and weapons-related crimes in Lawrence have dropped significantly since 2006, according to data provided by the Lawrence Police Department. A Journal-World openrecords request revealed the following about firearm and weapons-related crimes in Lawrence: !" Confirmed shootings reached a fiveyear high in 2009, at 40, but dropped to 14 in 2010 and 11 in 2011. !" Crimes involving a firearm averaged 51 per year between 2006 and 2011, but dropped to 37 in 2011. !" Reports of disturbances with weapons dropped from 170 in 2006 to 106 in 2011. !"The number of guns seized by police dropped from 200 in 2006 to 71 in 2011. !"There have been no shooting deaths in Lawrence since 2008. Lawrence Police Chief Tarik Khatib said reducing gun violence remains a high priority within the department. Please see CRIMES, page 5A


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she said in an interview. “We want a park there — more building will further push families with kids away.” Rebecca Buford, executive director of Tenants to Homeowners, is herself a resident of the neighborhood. She disagrees with Affalter’s opposition, saying that she understands it’s disappointing to see vacant land go but that the project is a much-needed one that will ultimately benefit the surrounding residents. “We’re a much better developer and neighbor than someone just out for a profit,” she said of Tenants to Homeowners. The organization does plan to develop rental properties — to the neighbors’ chagrin — but that’s because rental is what seniors want, Buford said, and they do plan on offering long-term accommodations, such as fiveyear lease agreements. The homes will also be one-story “cottages” with some communal space. This kind of housing for

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A PRELIMINARY RENDERING OF HOUSING for seniors near 25th Street and Cedarwood Avenue. senior residents is desperately needed in Lawrence, said Hilda Enoch, a member of the Kaw Valley Older Women’s League, who was part of the committee that originally came up with the idea of involving Tenants to Homeowners but never thought that it could afford land. Then another member thought of asking the county for its lot. “This kind of housing makes seniors’ lives easier,” she said. But Tenants to Homeowners has a long way to go before it can even consider breaking ground. Thanks to the commissioners’ support, it now has site control of the lot but it will need to be rezoned for multidwelling

and probably re-platted, too. It’s during this process that representatives will need to inform the neighbors of the development plans, said Scott McCullough, director of the planning department for the city. Affalter said she’ll continue to try to block any development in the area and to try to get the city to upgrade the water main infrastructure outside her home of more than 35 years. She says her group is against rental properties, not seniors. “I’ve already got my name in the pot,” she said about the civic process. — Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-6314. Follow her at Twitter.com/alex_garrison.

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The group came to be known as HOOT, or Homeowners Out of Tenants, and its goals were to not only help low-income people achieve home ownership but also to revitalize neighborhoods. They targeted “low to moderate and blighted neighborhoods in Lawrence, North, East, Oread, Brook Creek and University Place to name a few,” Pippert said. “Our biggest project was the HOME development near 25th and Haskell. If I remember correctly, there were approximately 25 homes that were built and sold to low- and moderate-income families.”

A lot of families are treading water, paying $800 to $900 in rent, and they have no way to save for a home. Our rentals can provide a stable place for them while they do that.”

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Catfish among dead fish in mall aquarium SALINA — A 65-pound catfish named Willie the Rivercat and several other fish in a 15,000-gallon aquarium at a Salina mall have died because of a high chloride level in the water. Central Mall spokeswoman Maggie Phelps declined to tell the Salina Journal how many fish died, and she didn’t know how the chloride level got so high.

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is that the owner agrees to sell it at a lower price so the homes remain affordable in perpetuity.” It works because, while the individual or family owns the home, there is a 99-year lease on the lot on which it sits. Since transitioning to the model, TTH has amassed a stock of 54 homes, including one at 1108 Conn. where Paul and Jason Wood now live. “This was the first land trust house,” said Paul, who moved into the home in 2005. “It isn’t huge, but it’s big enough for us. And Affordable housing Jason has his own studio.” The 1990s and early Homeowners will tell 2000s were good times for you that affordable houshomeowners in Lawrence ing is not just about a low as home prices rose annu- sale price. Utilities and ally. While good news for maintenance are critical property owners, the city in determining whether a and the housing agency home is truly affordable. were not feeling the love. “What good is it to have “We noticed that when a low house payment if families sold their proper- you spend $400 or $500 ties, they were often walk- on utilities?” said Robert ing away with a sizable Baker, resource developprofit,” said Rement director becca Buford, for TTH. TTH executive SILENT AUCTION Building director. “And energy-effiTenants to Homeownwhile we were cient homes ers will have a silent fulfilling our is something auction, “Every Home Can mission, the at which TTH Be A Castle,” Sept. 30 at subsidies the excels. Of the the Castle Tea Room. city and our or54 homes curganization prorently in trust, vided were lost to those 33 were built to exceed families.” Energy Star standards for “We were seeing prop- efficiency. One home, aferties purchased through fectionately called “The the grant program that Dome Home” at 1245 N.J., were initially affordable, was named the greenest become no longer afford- home in Kansas. Baker reable due to the rising cost ports that utilities for the of housing in Lawrence,” home average $1.08 a day. said Margene Swarts, the “One of the things that city’s assistant director makes us different is that of planning and devel- we are in it for the long opment services. “Many haul,” Baker said. “So of the properties were when we build a home, selling only a short time we put our money into later for much increased durability and energy efvalues. ... The amount of ficiency.” the required subsidy for Tenants to Homeowna new entry-level home- ers is in it for the long run owner in the same proper- in other ways by providty exceeded our program ing pre-purchase counsellimits. The city and TTH ing and classes on home recognized this was an is- maintenance. sue and began looking for “We combined our a solution.” maintenance class with a The solution came with chili feed as a way to bring a program used by other the community together,” cities since the 1970s, but Baker said. it had never been tried in Kansas: a land trust mod- Providing stability Another way TTH conel. “Basically it’s the same tinues to support homeas owning a home as the owners is with an emerowner gets to realize gains gency fund. Homeowners made from home im- pay $25 a month, which provements and increased becomes a maintenance property values,” Buford fund, to the agency. “It’s human nature to said. “The only difference

not plan for those rainy days,” Baker said. “This way, there is money available if something should happen.” The effect of the support is significant and noteworthy. “We have never had a foreclosure, even with the downturn in the economy,” Baker said. “Homeowners aren’t abandoned as soon as they sign the paperwork,” said Wood, who has used his funds to repair his roof and purchase a dishwasher. The TTH staff sees themselves as having a “partnership” with the house. “We provide a safety net,” Baker said. “If someone is falling, we are there.” TTH’s newest development is Prairie Wind at 26th and Haskell. It is an 18-home development of two-, three-, and four-bedroom Energy Star homes available to qualified buyers for $30,000 to $50,000 below market value. For those who may not be ready for homeownership, TTH has also built up a supply of affordable rentals, recently renovating seven units at 1409 and 1411 Haskell Ave. They have come to be known as “Eastside Estates.” “A lot of families are treading water, paying $800 to $900 in rent, and they have no way to save for a home,” Buford said. “Our rentals can provide a stable place for them while they do that. We can help them transition into homeownership.” “No matter where you are on the political spectrum, the community gains from having affordable housing,” Buford said. “We allow people to build assets. Study after study shows that stability is good for families and communities. Kids who don’t move year to year have higher civic participation and voter registration. Graduation rates go up, and pregnancy rates go down.”

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Bekah Sizelove, Liberty Hall employee, Lawrence “Superwoman because she is a sexy powerhouse.”

Dave Olson, teacher, Lawrence “Abraham Lincoln because he lived in such a unique, historical time.”

Kraig Johnson, Humane Society employee, Lawrence “I would want to be Randy Travis because I wouldn’t have to wear anything.”

2-year-old killed when hit by truck PLAINS — A 2-year-old southwest Kansas boy was killed after he ran into a street and was hit by a truck Saturday. The Topeka CapitalJournal reports Konnor Wilkerson, of Plains, ran into the middle of the street in Plains, a town of about 1,200 residents in Meade County, just after 7 p.m. Saturday. Konnor was struck by a 2001 Ford pickup truck driven by 59-year-old John Lawrence of Florence, Colo. The Kansas Highway Patrol said Konnor was pronounced dead at the scene. No additional details of the crash were available.

“As much as possible, we concentrate on gun and gun violence crimes from an investigative standpoint,” he said. The local decrease in such crimes and reports follows a national trend of declining violent crime, said Michael Birzer, a Parole granted 31 criminal justice profesyears after conviction sor at Wichita State UniWICHITA — A Kansas versity. But why they’ve dropped is a complicated prison inmate who was convicted of killing a question. “There are a constel- Wichita man more than lation of factors,” Birzer said. “I don’t think you can lock down one single factor.” Some of the decrease could be attributable to the natural fluctuation of crime statistics and how police categorize certain crimes. But Birzer said efforts by law enforcement to make streets and communities safer, through proactive community policing, shouldn’t be discounted as one of the factors. “A big part of it is policing strategies,” Birzer said. K h a t i b Khatib echoed some of Birzer’s comments about natural ebbs and flows in crime statistics. But Khatib also said his department has worked closely with the U.S. Attorney’s Office on the prosecution of gun crimes that are federal offenses. Even with decreases in shooting crimes, it’s common for public perception to lag behind the statistics and for the public to believe violent crime and shootings are on the rise, Birzer said. That can be especially true with highprofile violent incidents, such as the July shooting at an Aurora, Colo., movie theater and the recent shooting at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin. “It brings the attention back to gun crimes,” he said.

Confirmed shootings in 2011 Lawrence police were able to provide statistics about shootings as far back as 2006 and detailed information about the 11 confirmed shootings in 2011. Those 11 cases run the gamut of seriousness and include everything from police finding shell casings after a report of gunshots to a suspect firing a gun into a crowd of people. No one was injured in any of the cases, according to police. Two of the more highprofile cases occurred at area bars. In June, an unidentified man fired a gun into a crowd of people gathered outside The Cave, 1200 Oread Ave., following a fight. In October, a 21-year-old Leavenworth man shot at employees of Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Two months later, a 28-year-old Lawrence man fired a weapon at a person near the same club, which has since had its license revoked by the Kansas Alcoholic Beverage Commission after a third shooting this year. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.

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water. He connected the two, and they still aren’t producing enough to keep his corn and soybeans irrigated. He left about twofifths of his 1,700 acres unplanted this year, and he’s been pumping water onto the rest, spending $22,000 a month for fuel. “If I run out of water, they’ll be dead in two weeks,” he said.

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before. Hot, dry, hot, dry, record-setting all the time,” Gatewood said. With business down 20 percent to 30 percent because of the weather, he quit ordering new plants in June and cut hours and staff. Then he decided to get creative. The nursery held a “heat stroke” sale in late July, offering customers a chance to buy plants and pick them up later, once cooler temperatures arrive and local watering bans are lifted. That brought people in and helped business some, he said. “We’re seeing a pent-up demand like a dam wanting to break. I think once we see cooler temperatures in the lower 80s, get a little rain shower — that’s going to help,” he said. The nursery has clustered plants in shaded areas to protect them. Gatewood said hydrangeas are especially vulnerable. “Even in the shade, when it’s 95 or 100, they hate it,” he said.

— Charles Bartels in Little Rock, Ark.

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FARMER RANDY PETTINGHILL EXAMINES AN EAR OF UNDERSIZED CORN Aug. 1 in a field near Plumerville, Ark. Pettinghill buys water from the city of Morrilton for his farm in the Arkansas River Valley, but this year, the city put a cap on what he could have. It turns on the spigot every third night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m.

Creative forecasting Facing three minutes to fill on the nightly newscast, a TV station blog to update and a forecast reading something like “sunny and 102” for the umpteenth day in a row, meteorologist Todd Yakoubian doesn’t sweat. He pulls out a meat thermometer. “I try to keep it as interesting as possible,” said Yakoubian, a meteorologist with KATV in Little Rock, Ark. “You can’t do the same thing day in and day out.” To illustrate just how hot it has been in Arkansas, and for how long, Yakoubian recently filled a sink in his home with water from the “cold” tap and measured it at a not-very-refreshing 84 degrees. He also has fried eggs on a sidewalk and baked cookies in a car but admits everybody does that. He’s on a quest to find other ways to show just how doggone hot the dog days are. “I put a wireless thermometer in the attic and hooked up a webcam and streamed it for “How Hot Is It In Todd’s Attic?” The answer: 138.6 degrees. He also took temperature readings in his wife’s car to show viewers how dangerous it was to leave children or animals in vehicles that can reach 130 degrees. “I used a meat thermometer because it was the only one I had that would go that high,” Yakoubian said.

The dead zone is an area of low oxygen in the waters that is a longstanding environmental problem, which experts say is caused by farm pollution running into the Mississippi River and then the Gulf of Mexico. But with less rain, there is less runoff. Nancy Rabalais, a dead zone expert with the Louisiana Universities Marine Consortium, found the dead zone was the fourth smallest in 80 years of records. It measured only 2,889 square miles in July, compared to a five-year average of 5,695 square miles. Tornado Alley also has been quiet this summer. In mid-April, the U.S. looked like it was on pace to set a record with the number of tornadoes this year. Then the storms stopped coming. In June, there were about 100 tornadoes, the second fewest in more than 60 years of recordkeeping. Then in July it got even slower, with a preliminary count of 24. Before this year, the fewest tornadoes the U.S. had in July was 73. The heat wave and drought are the primary reason for fewer twisters, said Harold Brooks, a research meteorologist at the National Severe Storm Laboratory in Norman, Okla. In a drought, there are fewer thunderstorms from which tornadoes can form. But there’s also less wind shear, which storms need to get rotation for tornadoes, said Jeff Masters, meteorology director at Weather Underground. But exchanging tornadoes for drought and extreme heat is not a good trade. Tornadoes typically kill one or two people each July, but the heat waves are killing dozens. “I think heat waves are the most dangerous weather phenomena out there,” Masters said.

— Kelly Kissel in Little Rock, Ark.

— Seth Borenstein in Washington, D.C.

A silver lining There may be a silver lining to the drought: The so-called “dead zone” in the Gulf of Mexico is shrinking, and the summer has seen fewer tornadoes.

Weeping willows The limbs of the weeping willows gracing banks of a lake at the Chicago Botanic Gardens drooped more than usual, and the leaves — normally plush

— Jeni O’Malley in Indianapolis

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JEFF GATEWOOD, OWNER OF ALLISONVILLE NURSERY, poses in his nursery Aug. 3 in Fishers, Ind. The nursery held a heat stroke sale in late July, offering customers a chance to buy plants and pick them up later, once cooler temperatures arrive and local watering bans are lifted. and green — wilted and began to fall after several weeks of unusual heat. Weeping willows are water-loving trees, said Tim Johnson, horticulture director for the botanic gardens: “When things dried down, they responded. The leaves yellowed up and some dropped.” Many of the gardens’ 2.5 million plants have required extra watering during the summer’s triple-digit heat, but the willows were a special case. Groundskeepers have been excessively watering the willows about once a week for about a month, drawing water from several lakes on the property to deluge the roots for about 30 minutes. One tree that was in particularly bad shape required 850 gallons of water, an amount that usually hydrates several miles on the 385-acre reserve, during one watering alone. Still, the foliage wilts. “The damage has been done,” Johnson said.

have. It turns on the spigot every third night from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m., and Pettinghill collects as much as he can in lagoons on his property in Arkansas’ Conway County. He tries to ration the water, but with the temperature regularly over 100 degrees, he’s losing a lot to evaporation. He has wells on his property too. He spent $25,000 to have the second one drilled in July because the first was producing half its normal amount of

Cashing in For some, the drought will likely be a moneymaker — especially those who fall outside the dryweather zone. One of those farmers is Harlan Anderson. The rainfall on his 800acre farm near Cokato in southern Minnesota has been normal, maybe a bit more. That means he’ll have alfalfa, corn and soybeans to sell when others don’t, and he’ll benefit from rising prices. But demonstrating what he described as his Scandinavian sense of reserve, Anderson said he feels a little guilty when talking about how he expects to profit from the misfortune of other farmers in the Upper Midwest. “My projection is that our gross profits for the year will double,” Anderson said. “The drought has certainly been good to me. Don’t say that too loud.” He’s started getting frequent calls in recent weeks from livestock farmers around the country. Some usually grow their own feed, while others buy it from farmers like Anderson. All are starting to worry about their supply. “Looking ahead, they’re trying to decide if there’s a sufficient supply of feed, can they afford it and are they going to keep feeding their dairy cow or their horse — or are they going to shoot them?” Anderson said. — Patrick Condon in Minneapolis

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LURLENE THE TRAILOR COURT QUEEN entertains the crowd during the Elvis Spectacular Saturday in South Park. Elvis impersonators competed in a Sing-Off, and the event tied in with the annual Rev It Up hot rod show, also in South Park. “I’m supposed to keep 50 feet away from him,” said Lurlene about Elvis, her favorite singer.

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where he performed for his friends. The Elvis Spectacular teamed up with the Rev It Up Hot Rod Hullabaloo, also going on in South Park on Saturday. Many vintage hot rods were on display as Elvi took over the park. Danny Newman, of Eudora, came for the cars. He spent the morning peering at the display, hoping to get ideas on how to improve his own — he brought a 1927 Ford, called a Tall T, for the show. Roger Lee, of Lawrence, stumbled on the event by accident. He lives in the neighborhood and often checks out events at South Park. “I was just going to do a walk-through, but now I’m hooked,” Lee said. Gibson’s mother, Saasha, was also hooked. And it was clear why she and Gibson were there. “We’re here for Elvis,” she said.

— Michelle Nealy in Chicago

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Library move Moving the Lawrence Public Library to a temporary location during construction is the best option for the city.

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ost estimates prepared for the Lawrence City Commission confirm that temporarily moving the Lawrence Public Library to the former Borders building at Seventh and New Hampshire makes sense both practically and financially. At their Tuesday meeting, city commissioners will be asked to approve a 20-month lease on the Borders property with an option to extend the lease for six months if unexpected complications arise. The cost of leasing the Borders building and moving the library operations there are almost entirely offset by the reduced construction costs. The library’s materials and operations would have to be moved probably eight times from one part of the current building to another to facilitate construction, and keeping the building open to the public would require temporary partitions and sidewalks. After evaluating all the cost estimates from architects and the construction manager for the library project, city staff has determined it will cost about $69,000 more to move the library to another site during construction, an amount that can be covered by money in the project’s contingency fund. In exchange, the city may cut as much as four months off the library construction period (from 18 to 14 months, according to the construction manager) while also providing better public parking and pedestrian access to the library’s collection and services. The construction period still is bound to cause considerable inconvenience for both library patrons and staff, but the move to an off-site location is the best option for the city.

Summer’s over The end of August in Kansas is a great time to hop in a swimming pool — except in Lawrence.

Obama seeking a second chance George W. Bush was not an enigma. He had no hidden parts. His father was not mysterious. George H.W. Bush’s life was dedicated to achievement and service. Even Bill Clinton wasn’t unfathomable. Nothing in his presidency — the brilliant highs, the shocking lows — was a substantial, unpredictable departure from his past. Barack Obama, though, is the most enigmatic president since Jimmy Carter, the most mysterious since Lyndon Johnson, the most unfathomable since Franklin Roosevelt. Political professionals sometimes say of public figures that what you see is what you get, more or less. But with Obama, what you see is both more and less than what you get. All this is on display as Obama runs for president in the same economic crisis that helped catapult him to the White House in the first place. His first term was disappointing; even he implicitly acknowledges that. He is looking to renew his vows with the American people — the 18thcentury English pundit Samuel Johnson would call that the triumph of hope over experience, his classic definition of the second marriage — and he’s returned to his most comfortable role: candidate.

David Shribman dshribman@post-gazette.com

Obama was a silver-tongued orator in the campaign, but he lacked a silver bullet in the presidency.”

to repel his allies on the left even as it consolidated, even fortified, his opposition on the right. Obama was a silvertongued orator in the campaign, but he lacked a silver bullet in the presidency. He was a darling on the stump, a dud in office. This is not a remarkable view. It is held in the White House itself. Part of the reason was the hand he was dealt. No one underestimates the rot in the U.S. economy, made worse by the crisis in Europe that Obama cannot be expected to control and the competitive challenges from Asia that former Gov. Mitt Romney’s proposals also would only glancingly affect. But no one assumes the presidency Abrupt change without anticipating difficulA third of a century ago ty and unpredictability. American pollsters and consultants began speaking of a Part of the job Bush the younger under“permanent campaign” — the notion originated with Carter stood this, and when a White pollster Patrick Caddell — that House visitor expressed transformed the act of govern- sympathy for the hardship ing in the White House into an he faced after the 2001 terextension of campaigning for rorism attacks, the president said that handling such chalthe White House. But there was an abrupt lenges was precisely why he change between Obama’s sought the office. So it was, campaign, which seemed presumably, with Obama. so beguiling, and Obama’s He ran for president to deal presidency, which managed with the economy, not to be

burdened by it, and to change the way Washington worked, not to bemoan it. Outside the Washington Beltway, and perhaps inside it as well, the president seems to be two men, one a brilliant practitioner of the political arts, the other a conscientious objector to politics. But politics comes in two dimensions. A skilled president must know how to get the office and then know how to use it. Failed presidents triumph in the former and stumble in the latter. Presidents come in multiple dimensions. The political scientist and biographer James MacGregor Burns opened his classic 1970 work on FDR’s wartime presidency by observing that Roosevelt was “divided between the man of principle, of ideals, of faith, crusading for a distant vision on the one hand; and, on the other, the man of Realpolitik, of prudence, of narrow, manageable, short-run goals, intent always on protecting his power and authority in a world of shifting moods and capricious fortune.” Operating from this kind of divided personality — and here we are obliged to acknowledge that Obama is no more complex than Roosevelt, nor does he have a rougher burden than Roosevelt, who faced a Depression that threatened capitalism and a world war that threatened democracy — FDR nonetheless came to personify a kind of political unity. He flourished in electoral politics, and he flourished as president. The gravest warning sign in Obama’s background wasn’t his spare record in the U.S. Senate (Johnson often ridiculed John F. Kennedy for having accomplished almost nothing in the Capitol), nor his limited experience in electoral office (Lincoln had

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t’s not a new policy in Lawrence, but it’s still disappointing that officials haven’t figured out a way to keep the city’s only outdoor swimming pool open at least through the Labor Day weekend. Even though there is bound to be plenty of good pool weather left this year, hours for the Outdoor Aquatic Center will be cut drastically this week, when classes begin in the Lawrence public schools. On Thursday and Friday, the pool will be open after school from 4 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.; next Saturday and Sunday, the pool will return to its normal hours of 1 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. But after next Sunday, the pool will be open only from 10 a.m. to 12:45 p.m., Monday through Friday, for lap swimmers. That means the pool won’t be open after school or next weekend and will close for the season after the annual Pooch Plunge, which is scheduled from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31. We assume officials have all the same reasons they’ve offered before for this early closure: the number of swimmers drops off when school starts, and it’s hard to find enough lifeguards and other staff to keep the pool open. But it’s hard to believe there wouldn’t be sufficient demand to keep the pool open for the last two weekends of August, and staffing doesn’t seem like an insurmountable problem if the pool managers plan ahead. City taxpayers made a sizable investment in the Outdoor Aquatic Center, and it’s too bad to see that facility being less than fully utilized at the end of the summer. LAWRENCE

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but one term in the House). Instead, the most troubling aspect of Obama’s past was the 129 abstentions in his Illinois Senate career. They suggested that Obama was more interested in getting elected than in doing the work he had been elected to perform.

Tying rhetoric to action Few accuse President Obama of being a shirker and, in any case, no one measures long-term impact by the length of a president’s day or his attention to detail — not since Ronald Reagan (substantial success despite snoozy afternoons and evenings at TV tables watching old movies) and Jimmy Carter (little success despite grinding workdays and such a freakish attention to detail that he programmed the music in the White House and reviewed requests to use the tennis court). But the mystery about this president is why he has not been able to match his poetic style of campaigning across the country with the prosaic business of governing the country. In 2008, when Obama was a phenomenon as much as a candidate, he sowed excitement not seen since Kennedy and promised a change in governing approach not seen since Reagan. Now he is campaigning again, this time lacing his effort with blistering critiques of Romney, many of which seem to have damaged his rival. But the election in November is far less about Romney than it is about Obama. It is also about this stark fact: This is the first election since 1992 when an incumbent president is in the position of asking not only for a second term but also for a second chance. — David M. Shribman is executive editor of the Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Aug. 12, 1912: YEARS “‘Just look up AGO that way a moIN 1912 ment and see if you don’t see specks like snow,’ said an old timer to a Journal-World man this morning. ‘That’s the way they traveled years ago,’ continued the old timer. ‘I believe they’re going north.’ The heavens seemed to be full of tiny specks and the large number of full grown hoppers on the street made it appear that the old timer was right and that a migration of grasshoppers was on. — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Care act praised To the editor: When was the last time your health insurance company sent you a letter that was anything other than a denial of coverage or a notice of premium increase? Thought so. Over the past six years, my health insurance cost increased from $350 per month to $850 per month. The last time I had a major medical expense, it was denied as not covered. It was, but it took me over eight months to get my reimbursement. Last week I had a surreal moment. I got a letter from the insurance company. I started grumbling as I opened it, expecting yet another rate increase. I was astounded to find it contained a rebate for a portion of my premiums paid the previous year! How did this amazing turn of events occur? The Affordable Health Care for America Act, derided by the right as “Obamacare,” includes a provision, called the 80-20 rule, which requires that health insurers spend at least 80 percent of their customers’ premiums on health services, leaving no more than 20 percent for administrative costs and advertising. What a concept! The AHCAA also requires insurers to end the practices of canceling policies

when the insured becomes ill or denying coverage for pre-existing conditions. In exchange, everyone must have insurance. That protects the rest of us from those that would just rely on us to pay their bills through our taxes. Why on earth would anyone think these are bad ideas? Repeal this law? Are you nuts? Doug Burger, Lawrence

Suffrage celebration To the editor: In any baseball game, three strikes and you’re out. But in the Kansas Legislature, it was different. Kansas women made three attempts to gain suffrage — the first in 1867, the second in 1894, and the third in 1912. The first two times the Kansas suffrage amendment was defeated, but not the third. In 1867, suffragists Elizabeth Cady Stanton and Susan B. Anthony, along with others, took a trip through Kansas to win support for women’s suffrage. (In fact, Anthony gave a rousing speech at Fraser Hall in Lawrence.) There were two proposed amendments running concurrently — one for negro suffrage and one for women’s suffrage, and both were defeated. In 1894, women such as Carrie Chapman Catt, who would later head the National American Women Suffrage Association, ran ads and gave speeches

throughout the state. After the amendment’s defeat, more women joined the ranks of the Kansas Equal Suffrage Association, continuing to hold its annual conventions. In 1910, KESA’s president, Catharine Hoffman, along with her officers, set up headquarters in the Kansas State Historical Society. Working tirelessly through a legislative committee and with the encouragement of Gov. Stubbs, the resolution for suffrage was introduced in 1912, passed by both the House and Senate, and became law that same year. These heroic struggles made me wonder why the media is not celebrating this important centennial. That’s why I persuaded the Kansas Legislature to pass a resolution, which they did earlier this year, naming it the Kansas Angels at Sunset Centennial Resolution, in recognition of my book celebrating these wonderful women. Tom Mach, Lawrence

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THURSDAY

WEDNESDAY

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Some sun, a couple of Mostly sunny and not t-storms as hot

Mostly sunny

Humid with sunny intervals

Some sun with a t-storm possible

High 92° Low 63° POP: 60%

High 83° Low 56° POP: 15%

High 88° Low 62° POP: 5%

High 82° Low 69° POP: 25%

High 86° Low 65° POP: 30%

Wind SSW 10-20 mph

Wind NNW 8-16 mph

Wind W 3-6 mph

Wind S 7-14 mph

Wind N 7-14 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 84/53

McCook 88/52 Oberlin 88/54

Clarinda 82/63

Lincoln 82/59

Grand Island 82/54

Beatrice 84/59

Concordia 90/57

Centerville 78/61

St. Joseph 90/63 Chillicothe 86/64

Sabetha 91/59

Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 91/66 88/65 Goodland Salina 92/62 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 90/52 92/61 90/56 95/63 Lawrence 90/63 Sedalia 92/63 Emporia Great Bend 88/66 96/62 96/58 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 92/64 98/59 Hutchinson 94/65 Garden City 98/61 92/57 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 88/66 98/65 96/61 96/62 94/67 95/67 Hays Russell 92/56 93/58

Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.

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Through 7 p.m. Saturday.

Temperature High/low 88°/52° Normal high/low today 89°/67° Record high today 109° in 1936 Record low today 47° in 2004

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 7 p.m. yest. 0.00 Month to date 0.98 Normal month to date 1.40 Year to date 15.10 Normal year to date 25.94

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 97 65 pc 88 58 s Atchison 92 63 t 83 57 s Fort Riley 92 60 pc 86 57 s Belton 91 65 t 83 60 s Olathe 92 64 t 83 60 s Burlington 93 62 pc 84 56 s Coffeyville 95 67 pc 89 58 pc Osage Beach 85 66 pc 83 58 pc Osage City 92 62 pc 82 58 s Concordia 90 57 pc 84 57 s Ottawa 94 63 pc 82 57 s Dodge City 98 59 pc 92 63 s Wichita 98 65 pc 88 62 s Holton 92 61 pc 82 58 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.

NATIONAL FORECAST

SUN & MOON

New

Today 6:32 a.m. 8:19 p.m. 1:46 a.m. 4:43 p.m.

First

Mon. 6:33 a.m. 8:18 p.m. 2:38 a.m. 5:29 p.m.

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Aug 17 Aug 24 Aug 31

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As of 7 a.m. Saturday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

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873.98 888.84 972.90

Discharge (cfs)

25 25 25

Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.

Fronts Cold

INTERNATIONAL CITIES

Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 88 77 t Amsterdam 75 57 pc Athens 90 70 s Baghdad 116 87 s Bangkok 90 79 t Beijing 84 72 pc Berlin 70 50 pc Brussels 76 58 pc Buenos Aires 63 41 pc Cairo 98 80 s Calgary 75 51 pc Dublin 65 57 sh Geneva 76 54 t Hong Kong 86 81 t Jerusalem 88 68 s Kabul 91 65 s London 75 59 pc Madrid 94 61 s Mexico City 72 54 t Montreal 77 63 sh Moscow 72 56 c New Delhi 91 79 t Oslo 73 54 pc Paris 79 59 pc Rio de Janeiro 81 68 s Rome 86 66 s Seoul 84 75 r Singapore 90 77 t Stockholm 66 50 sh Sydney 61 48 sh Tokyo 88 79 pc Toronto 78 60 pc Vancouver 76 57 pc Vienna 71 51 pc Warsaw 69 52 pc Winnipeg 78 51 t

Mon. Hi Lo W 83 76 t 76 62 pc 90 72 t 113 72 s 90 78 t 84 72 pc 72 54 pc 77 60 t 61 41 s 99 78 s 83 51 pc 70 57 sh 78 54 pc 88 81 t 88 64 s 93 59 s 73 59 sh 95 61 s 69 56 t 79 63 pc 76 56 c 90 77 t 73 51 pc 79 62 pc 81 69 s 90 64 s 86 73 t 88 79 t 70 50 pc 64 43 s 88 77 c 78 60 pc 74 57 s 75 52 pc 70 55 c 74 53 s

Chef takes lion off menu after protests WICHITA — A Wichita restaurant has pulled lion from a special menu it is offering at a one-nightonly dinner next week after protests from animal rights groups that believe the animal should be listed as an endangered species. Jason Febres, a chef at Taste & See restaurant, acknowledged on his Facebook page that some people were upset that lion was to be served at the exotic dinner Tuesday that also includes kangaroo, alpaca, crocodile and water buffalo, the Wichita Eagle reported Saturday. “We did took a second look ... and realized that yes, it can be a little shocking and disturbing for some people,” Febres posted. “I ... didn’t mean to offend anybody so I decided to make it right and substitute the Lion course.” The sold-out, $160 dinner caused a stir among groups such as wild animal advocate Born Free USA and prompted a petition on the social action site Change.org urging people to pressure Febres to cancel the dinner. The chef said he had not planned to serve wild African lion, but instead lion meat that was farm-raised.

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Another round of showers and thunderstorms will dot the East and Gulf coasts (not western areas) today with the greatest risk for downpours across eastern New England. The West will continue to sizzle. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 89 73 s 94 68 t Albuquerque 96 67 pc 89 66 t Miami 91 80 pc 91 81 pc Anchorage 68 56 s 69 56 s Milwaukee 76 64 pc 76 63 t Atlanta 89 67 pc 92 74 s 69 58 sh 78 60 pc Austin 100 74 s 98 73 pc Minneapolis Nashville 86 61 s 90 67 t Baltimore 88 62 pc 88 66 s Birmingham 86 69 s 92 74 pc New Orleans 91 76 pc 91 77 t New York 85 68 pc 86 71 s Boise 98 66 s 100 65 s Omaha 80 60 pc 81 57 s Boston 80 68 t 85 69 s Orlando 92 76 t 93 75 t Buffalo 76 63 pc 79 64 s Philadelphia 86 68 pc 88 71 s Cheyenne 82 52 pc 82 57 s Phoenix 111 90 s 114 91 pc Chicago 80 65 pc 78 62 t Pittsburgh 78 58 pc 83 64 s Cincinnati 82 62 s 86 65 t Cleveland 82 62 pc 82 66 pc Portland, ME 80 63 sh 82 65 s Dallas 103 78 pc 103 75 pc Portland, OR 88 59 s 85 53 pc Reno 100 68 pc 100 68 s Denver 92 56 pc 92 63 s 88 66 pc 90 70 s Des Moines 76 60 t 80 61 pc Richmond Sacramento 101 61 s 98 60 s Detroit 82 63 s 81 64 t St. Louis 86 70 pc 84 65 t El Paso 94 77 s 97 74 s Salt Lake City 96 69 pc 96 66 t Fairbanks 74 47 pc 76 51 s San Diego 79 68 pc 78 66 pc Honolulu 88 72 s 88 75 s San Francisco 73 55 pc 70 55 pc Houston 95 77 pc 95 76 t Seattle 86 57 s 83 55 pc Indianapolis 82 65 pc 83 63 t Spokane 90 61 s 91 60 s Kansas City 90 63 t 83 59 s Tucson 103 80 t 106 80 t Las Vegas 108 88 pc 109 91 s 103 68 pc 95 61 pc Little Rock 90 73 s 98 65 pc Tulsa 88 70 pc 89 73 s Los Angeles 88 65 s 88 65 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Death Valley, CA 122° Low: Stanley, ID 35°

WEATHER HISTORY The temperature reached 90 degrees for the 19th consecutive day in Washington, D.C., on Aug. 12, 1980.

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Summer Sunday Ragtime Concert Series, 2 p.m., Watkins Community Museum, 1047 Mass. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, sign-up at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

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Civil War on the Western Frontier Kids, Let’s Build a Mud Fort; 9-11 a.m., Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 115 W. 11th St. pre-registration required Dollar Bowling, open to close, Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Lawrence Bicycle Club Beginners Ride, meet at 6:15 p.m. at Cycle Works, 2121 Kasold Drive, ride begins at 6:45 p.m. Salvation Army community meet and greet with new leaders Lts. Matt and Marisa McCluer, 6:308 p.m., 946 N.H. Lawrence Board of Education meeting, 7 p.m., school district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. Eudora City Council meeting, 7 p.m., Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St.

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FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS

Andrews Drive, Lawrence, KS The Leavenworth Series: A Military History of the Cold War, 3 p.m., Civil War on the Dole Institute of Politics, Western Frontier 2350 Petefish Drive. Historic Lecompton Thursday Farmers’ Tour, 1 p.m., Territorial Market, 4-6 p.m., 1121 Capital Museum, 640 E. Wakarusa Drive. Woodson. Cottin’s Hardware Film: “Bloody Dawn, Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 The Lawrence Massap.m., behind store at 1832 cre,” 3-4 p.m., LawMass. rence Visitor Center, Mojo National at Cot402 N. Second St. tin’s Hardware Farmers’ Market, 4-6:30 p.m., beEudora Baptist hind store at 1832 Mass. Church 60th anniverThe Open Tap, discussary celebration, 10:15 sion of a selected religion a.m. church service, topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., luncheon following, 525 Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. W. 20th St., Eudora. Red Dog’s Dog Days EMU Theatre Audiworkout, 6 p.m., field near Robinson Gym at KU. tions For Horrorshow Sons of the Union VetVI, 1-5 p.m., 1109 Galerans, 6:30 p.m., Watkins lery, 1109 Mass. Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Food Not Bombs free tional Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community dinner, 6:30 p.m., South Park. Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Junkyard Jazz Band, Plymouth Congregational 7 p.m., American Legion, Church, 925 Vt. 3408 W. Sixth St. Free swing dancing Free English as a Seclessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Ecumenical Campus ond Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth CongregaMinistries, 1204 Oread tional Church, 925 Vt. Ave. Affordable community Poker Night, 8 p.m., Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Geeks Who Drink pub Plymouth Congregational quiz, 8 p.m., Phoggy Dog, Church, 925 Vt. Poker Night, 8 p.m., 2228 Iowa. Teller’s Family Night, 9 Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Floyd the Barber, 8:30 p.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. p.m., Pachamama’s, 800 Tuesday Night KaN.H. raoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Team trivia, 9 p.m., Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, Johnny’s West, 721 Waka933 Iowa. rusa Drive. Ladies Night Free Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, open to close, Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa. Big Brothers Big SisCivil War on the Westters of Douglas County, ern Frontier noon, 536 Fireside Court, Flashlight Cemetery Suite B. Information meetTour; 8-9:30 p.m., Lawing for prospective volunrence Parks and Recreteers. For more informaation, 115 W. 11th St., tion, call 843-7359. pre-registration required. Country Jam hosted by Good Ole Boys, Blood Drive, 2-5:30 6-8:30 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. St., Eudora. Perry Lecompton Billy Spears and the Farmers Market, 4-6:30 Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., p.m., U.S. Highway 24 Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. and Ferguson Road. Second St. Free Ayurveda Yoga Douglas County ComWorkshop, 6:30-8 p.m., mission meeting, 6:35 Westside Yoga, 4935 p.m., Douglas County Research Parkway Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Willie Treaster Trio, NAMI-Douglas County 7:30-10:30 p.m., The Nest meeting, 7 p.m., Lawon Ninth, The Oread, 1200 rence Public Library, 707 Oread Ave. Vt. Roving Imp Comedy Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 Show, 8 p.m., Ecumenical p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 Christian Ministries, 1204 W. Sixth St. Oread Ave. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa.

TODAY’S BEST BETS

Civil War on the Western Frontier Kids, Let’s Build a Mud Fort; 9-11 a.m., Lawrence Parks and Recreation, 115 W. 11th St. pre-registration required Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 a.m., field near Robinson Gym at KU. Groundbreaking for new Lawrence Community Shelter, 10 a.m., 3701 Franklin Park Circle. Kansas Senior Farmers’ Market Nutrition program, 2 p.m., Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Tuesday Farmers’ Market, 4-6 p.m., 1020 Vt. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 p.m., field near Robinson Gym at KU. Lonnie Ray’s 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. Herbs study group, 7 p.m., Unitarian Fellowship, 1263 N. 1100 Road. Yarn, Paper, Scissors, 7-8:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congrega-

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Civil War on the Western Frontier Author discussion: “Civil War in Kansas: 10 Years of Turmoil” by Debra Goodrich Bisel, 7 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Red Dog’s Dog Days workout, 6 a.m., field near Robinson Gym at KU. Scams and the Elderly, 10:30 a.m., Drury Place at Alvamar, 1510 St.

More information on these listings can be found at LJWorld. com and Lawrence.com. To submit items for JournalWorld, LJWorld.com and Lawrence.com calendars, send email to datebook@ljworld. com, or post events directly at LJWorld.com/events/submit/.

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PERFORMING A QUINTET OF “FIVE WILL GET YOU FOUR” at the Lawrence Accredited Music Teachers’ recital on July 15 are, from left, Michaela Schenkel, Caroline Baloga, teacher Evelyn Falen, Matthew Eagle and Amanda Coatney. Chris Eagle, of Lawrence submitted the photo.

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Early last week, the bank clocks screamed triple digits. Offensive line coach Tim Grunhard screamed to “go all out on every play. EVERY PLAY!” And No. 77 kept putting one step in front of another, his breath running away from him. Can Aslam Sterling catch it in time to make a positive impact on this year’s Kansas University football season? Too early to answer, but, man, what an important question. The sun on the Kansas University football practice field beats hotter on Sterling than anybody. For one thing, he’s the biggest guy on the team. For another, he didn’t undergo strength and conditioning coach Scott Holsopple’s rigorous summer camp because he had to finish academic requirements elsewhere. It’s in this exhausted state that he must try to absorb all the responsibilities that come with learning a new offense in a program that runs at a faster pace and demands more than any with which he ever has been associated. Sterling, a 6-foot-5, 360-pound junior out of Springfield Gardens, N.Y., is playing catch up in his bid to land the job at right tackle, on paper the most Remy de la Mauviniere/AP Photo vulnerable position on the KANSAS UNIVERSITY’S JAMARI TRAYLOR (31) HITS A LAYUP as Zach Peters looks on in the team. The junior-college Jayhawks’ 74-73 loss to AMW Team France on Saturday in Paris. transfer has telephone poles for calves and from a distance bears a resemblance to the actor who portrayed Michael Ohrer, the Baltimore Raves tackle whose life story inspired the film By Jesse Newell Withey, Travis Releford and though the Jayhawks still had “Blind Side.” jnewell@ljworld.com Kevin Young. “All of them got their chances to win at the The KU quarterback’s their butts handed to them by end. blind side is in safe hands PARIS — Kansas Univer- pro players in France. After trailing by as many this season with quick afoot sity basketball coach Bill Self “So if you think you’re an as 10 in the second half, KU left tackle Tanner Hawkinwasn’t in the mood to discuss NBA guy, and you can’t han- turned to its playmaker, son and strong man Duane moral victories following the dle a guy in France, then prob- Young, who came through Zlatnik, the left guard, on Jayhawks’ 74-73 exhibition ably you’re not an NBA guy. with the Jayhawks’ biggest the radar for All-Big 12 loss to AMW Team France on So they’ve all been humbled. play for the third straight honors during their final Saturday at Stade Pierre do They know now they’ve got game. seasons. It’s the other side Coubertin. to get to work, because that Off a quick feed from Johnof the line that needs a huge “You’ve got four returning was a good water in the face son, Young put in a baseline lift. guys that have been told for for all of us to know that, ‘Hey, slam with 22 seconds left to Had Sterling been in three months how great they nobody cares what happened give the Jayhawks a 73-72 lead. spring football and summer are and all this and all that. last year.’” After a timeout, Team conditioning, he would be so Hey, they were humbled,” KU ended a 41-game exhibi- France’s Diot Antoine was far ahead of where he now Self said of returning rotation tion win streak that stretched stands, but nothing can be Please see KU HOOPS, page 8B players Elijah Johnson, Jeff back to 1995 with the loss, done about that now. Building strength and improving conditioning can’t be shoved into a microwave. It’s a long, slow process. “You have to build a relationship with him, and that’s what I’m in the process of doing now,” Holsopple said. “Show him how much you care before you show him By Matt Tait how much you know. It’s mtait@ljworld.com not just telling him, ‘OK, One by one, Kansas Uniyou’ve got to run and get versity football fans filed low.’ You’ve got to go out through the longest of the there and do it with him. autograph lines that lined the And understand that he’s a Memorial Stadium track afyoung kid. He’s got a lot of ter Saturday’s open practice, things going on right now, but you hold him accountall with the idea of meeting able just like you would one player — quarterback everybody else and just Dayne Crist. teach him and show him, be Crist, who moments earpatient and good things will lier had led the KU offense happen.” through what he called a Sterling is the most inpractice full of “consistentriguing prospect in camp cy,” sat upright in his red because he’s so big, has so No. 10 jersey and said hello much potential and is so far to all of them. From young behind. It’s difficult learning fans with footballs to grown an entire new offense with men who just wanted to a head that’s spinning faster meet him, Crist was showJohn Young/Journal-World Photo ered with love throughout than Linda Blair’s. More than just Sterling’s GREYSON HEINAN, 6, LAWRENCE, WATCHES as Kansas quarterback Dayne the 30-minute meet-andCrist, left, signs a poster during the autograph portion of Fan Appreciation greet. Please see KEEGAN, page 3B Day on Saturday at Memorial Stadium. “I just want to shake your

KU ‘humbled’ by French

THE UNITED STATES’ CANDACE PARKER bites her gold medal after beating France during the women’s gold medal basketball game Saturday at the London Olympics. Story on page 6B.

Kansas’ Dixon gets her gold J-W Staff and Wire Reports

LONDON — Kansas University junior sprinter Diamond Dixon is bringing home a gold medal from the 2012 London Olympic Games as a member of the victorious United States 4x400 relay team. Dixon, who becomes the first female athlete in KU track and field history to win a gold medal and KU’s fifth overall gold medalist of all time, did not run in Saturday’s finals, a race in which the U.S. team of Allyson Felix, Sanya Richards-Ross, D e e D e e Trotter and Dixon Francena McCorory won in 3 minutes, 16.87 seconds. She ran in Friday’s semifinals, however, qualifying her for any medal the U.S. won in the event. “Omg. My first olympics n a GOLD medal & the fastest preliminary 4x4 relay time in history ah wata great feeling hard work and faith pays off,” Dixon wrote on Twitter. She is KU’s first track and field gold medalist since Al Oerter won the discus in the 1968 Mexico City Games. Felix won her third gold medal of the London Olympics, giving the United States a 20-meter lead after Please see DIXON, page 6B

Open practice lovefest for QB Crist hand,” said one man who had nothing to sign. “Thanks for being a Jayhawk,” another lady sheepishly uttered. “We’re glad to have ya.” “Dayne got a lot of love, but I expected that,” senior co-captain Toben Opurum said. “He deserves it. He’s a great player, and he just does things the right way. A lot of people wanted to welcome him to Lawrence, a lot of Notre Dame fans in Lawrence.” Crist came to Kansas to play football, of course. He came to play one final season under the coach he committed to as a senior in high school and for one final shot to prove that he has what it took to lead a Div. I offense. Please see CRIST, page 3B


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Edwards nets Nationwide victory WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. (AP) — When push came to shove, Carl Edwards got the best of Brad Keselowski. Edwards, making his first Nationwide start of the season, beat Keselowski on a two-lap dash to the checkered flag on Saturday and won the Zippo 200 at Watkins Glen International. Austin Dillon’s blown right front tire brought out the final stoppage of the 82-lap race around the 11-turn, 2.45-mile layout, and Edwards beat his long-time nemesis on a restart for the second straight time in the race. It was the 38th career victory for Edwards, breaking a tie with

Kevin Harvick for third on the career series list. “This is huge for us,� Edwards said after making his celebratory back flip. “This win means a lot.� Pole-sitter Sam Hornish Jr. finished third, followed by Ricky Stenhouse Jr. and Ron Fellows. Despite a spirited drive from the back of the field, Kyle Busch faded late and finished sixth in his No. 54 Toyota. Elliott Sadler finished 12th and holds a 13-point lead over Stenhouse in the standings. Edwards pulled away on the final restart speeding up through the esses before Keselowski began to close. Edwards missed a shift and Keselowski’s

Dodge pulled alongside Edwards’ No. 60 Ford as the two banged in the turn at the top of the front straightaway heading to take the white flag. Edwards then pulled ahead and sped away to a 1.1-second triumph. “He came up the track and hit me, put me in the wall there,� Keselowski said. “That kind of took away all of my momentum. I didn’t have a chance after that.� The two had passed each other for the final lead change in a race six times, with Keselowski getting the better of Edwards four times before Saturday. Keselowski, who watched last year’s race from the tele-

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COMMENTARY

Lakers a cut above the rest By Rick Gosselin Dallas Morning News

There are championship teams in the NBA. Then there are the championship franchises. The Mavericks were a championship team. The Lakers are a championship franchise. The Lakers underscored their place in the NBA’s pantheon by acquiring verydisgruntled-but-very-talented center Dwight Howard from the Orlando Magic. This on the heels of the free-agent signing of two-time MVP Steve Nash. They join another former MVP, Kobe Bryant. The Lakers were an old team built around one star that wasn’t good enough last season. Does that sound familiar, Mavs fans? The Mavericks hoped to sign hometown hero Deron Williams in free agency this off-season and make a run at Howard the next. But they whiffed on Williams and now loom as a long shot to sign Howard when he becomes free next spring. The Mavericks lost out on Williams because the NBA collective bargaining agreement allows a player’s current team to offer considerably more money than any freeagent suitor. There was almost a $25 million difference in the offers tendered by the Brooklyn Nets and Mavericks, so Williams, logically, took the higher offer. The Lakers have that same luxury next off-season when Howard goes on the market. They can offer Howard more money than the Mavericks, Nets, Heat and anyone else who cares to enter the bidding. If Howard is wearing a championship ring at this time next off-season, it will be even more difficult for him to leave L.A. And that’s what the Lakers do best — win championships. Eleven of them since 1970. They do it with stars, and no one collects stars like the Lakers. They traded for Wilt Chamberlain and Kareem Abdul-Jabbar and signed Shaquille O’Neal in free agency. Shrewd trading of draft picks allowed the Lakers to land both Earvin “Magic� Johnson and Bryant. All wear championship rings from the Lakers, as will Howard if he sticks around long enough. The Lakers are three years removed from their last title and were heading in the wrong direction. The Lakers won the Pacific Division last season, but they don’t hang banners in the Staples Center for division titles. Mediocrity in the form of 25 losses and a third seed in the West did not sit well with the Lakers. There’s a difference between being a playoff contender and a championship contender. The Lakers know that difference. The Mavericks are still trying to figure it out.

vision booth while suffering from a broken left ankle and bruised back, started fourth and showed right away he’d be a factor. He took the lead in the chicane on lap 12 from teammate Hornish, outbraking him entering the quick four-turn section. A crash entering the chicane involving Cole Whitt and Victor Gonzalez Jr. had forced the previous stoppage on lap 70. The race restarted with 10 laps to go with Keselowski and Edwards on the front row. “He’ll be coming and it’s just a matter of whether we can hold him off,� Jeremy Bullins, crew chief for Keselowski, said of Edwards.

Montoya claims Sprint pole at Watkins Glen WATKINS GLEN, N.Y. — Juan Pablo Montoya prefers running up front, and it grates on him when he doesn’t. For the second straight week, he has no reason to beat himself up going into the race. Montoya shattered the Sprint Cup qualifying record at Watkins Glen International on Saturday. Montoya won the pole for today’s Finger Lakes 355 with a lap around the 11-turn, 2.45mile layout in 69.438 seconds at 127.020 mph. Kyle Busch set the track record of 69.767 seconds at 126.421 mph a year ago. “All my life I’ve raced to win,� Montoya said after notching his second straight pole in the series and ninth of his career. “The last couple of years have been really frustrating.� Busch qualified second, also eclipsing the track record. Five-time Cup champion Jimmie Johnson was third, followed by Brad Keselowski and Marcos Ambrose. Ryan Newman, five-time Watkins Glen winner Tony Stewart, Clint Bowyer, Ryan Truex Jr. and Jamie McMurray rounded out the top 10. Points leader Dale Earnhardt Jr. qualified 16th. Denny Hamlin and Jeff Burton were in backup cars after wrecking their primary rides in practice on Friday, victims of a track made slippery by Patrick Long’s blown engine. Hamlin was 23rd and Burton 31st. Montoya won the pole last week at Pocono and finished 20th. He has only two top-10 finishes this season and three DNFs, one of the main reasons he’s 21st in the points.

SOCCER

Sporting K.C. edges D.C. KANSAS CITY, KAN. — Graham Zusi notched the winning goal and his 10th assist to lift Sporting Kansas City to a 2-1 win over D.C. United and into sole possession of first place in the Eastern Conference on Saturday night. Teal Bunbury also scored for Sporting (137-4), which broke a four-match league winless streak at Livestrong Sporting Park. Kansas City had gone 0-2-2 at home since beating Toronto FC 2-0 on June 16. United (11-8-3) looked positioned to pick up a road point until Zusi collected Kei Kamara’s long cross in the 63rd minute and shot past goalkeeper Bill Hamid. Bunbury headed in Zusi’s corner kick in the 13th minute, putting Sporting up 1-0, but Nick DeLeon equalized in the 23rd minute for D.C.

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Villanova aide resigns VILLANOVA, PA. — Villanova has announced that assistant basketball coach Doug Martin has resigned because of inaccuracies on his rÊsumÊ. Martin was hired as associate coach by Villanova head coach Jay Wright on Monday. When he was hired by Villanova, the school issued a news release that said Martin had played for Wisconsin-Green Bay from 1991-95. ESPN. com first reported that there was no record of Martin playing for Wisconsin-Green Bay.

GOLF

Four share Jamie Farr lead SYLVANIA, OHIO — South Koreans Jiyai Shin, I.K. Kim, So Yeon Ryu and Hee Kyung Seo dominated the leaderboard, sharing the top spot at 11-under 202 through the third round of the

Texans 26, Panthers 13 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Matt Schaub led one scoring drive and threw an interception in his first action since breaking right foot last season, and Houston beat Carolina on Saturday night in the preseason

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JUAN PABLO MONTOYA TALKS WITH a crew member after winning the pole during qualifying for today’s Sprint Cup race Saturday at Watkins Glen, N.Y. Jamie Farr Toledo Classic. Two more South Koreans, Inbee Park and Chella Choi, were a shot back along with Japan’s Mika Miyazato.

Women’s Amateur finalists set CLEVELAND — Lydia Ko and Jaye Marie Green advanced to the 36-hole final in the U.S. Women’s Amateur, winning semifinal matches in wet and windy conditions at The Country Club. The 15-year-old Ko, the South Korean-born New Zealander who tops the world amateur rankings, beat Thailand’s Ariya Jutanugarn 3 and 1. The 18-year-old Green, from Boca Raton, Fla., edged Canada’s Nicole Zhang 2-up.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Mathieu mulls McNeese St. LAKE CHARLES, LA. — Tyrann Mathieu visited McNeese State hours after he was kicked off the team at LSU and is considering transferring to the Southland Conference school located about 200 miles from his hometown of New Orleans. McNeese State coach Matt Viator said in a statement released by the school Saturday that he met with Mathieu on Friday.

PRO FOOTBALL

Dolphins’ Johnson arested DAVIE, FLA. — Police say Dolphins receiver Chad Johnson has been arrested on a domestic-violence charge, accused of head-butting his newlywed wife during an argument in front of their home in Davie, Fla. Davie police Capt. Dale Engle says Johnson and his wife were at dinner Saturday night and she confronted him about a receipt she had found for a box of condoms. His wife, Evelyn Lozada, is on the reality show, “Basketball Wives,� and the couple married last month. Engle says when they arrived at their driveway, Lozada says Johnson head-butted her. She was treated at a hospital for a forehead cut.

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Schaub’s pass was intercepted by linebacker Jason Phillips on a bad throw over the middle. Playing without his top weapon Andre Johnson, Schaub finished 3-of- 6 for 52 yards for Houston. Cam Newton’s night also was short and not all that productive for Carolina.

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But he came for all of this, too. “It’s exciting, and it’s flattering,” Crist said. “And I feel bad that I wasn’t able to get to everyone that came out because I’m really appreciative for them coming out today. The people here are so warm and receptive to myself and the team. It’s great, it’s encouraging, and we play for them.” For two hours Saturday morning, that was exactly who the Jayhawks played for, as their normal practice routine took place under the eyes and ears of 300 or so KU football fans. For the most part, practice went the way it would have gone if the stands had been empty. Players worked, coaches yelled, performance was critiqued. But Crist, Opurum and fellow co-captain Tanner Hawkinson all said adding the live audience added a different element to the day’s work. “It’s so much more fun when you’ve got stands that are full,” Crist said. “It simulates more of a game atmosphere, and that’s what you do all of the hard work for.” Added Opurum: “I think the guys did a really good job today of keeping their focus and not wanting to do too much for the crowd out there. We kind of stayed focused on what the practice was gonna be like, and I think guys did really well today.” Crist was one of those. During the seven-on-seven drill, in which KU’s offense ran live plays against linebackers and defensive backs, Crist completed 11 of 12 passes, including a deep touchdown hook-up with senior wideout D.J. Beshears. The one incompletion probably should have been caught, and KU coach Charlie Weis let the receiver hear about it. But Crist did not use that as an excuse. “I think there was a great deal of consistency, and that’s huge,” he said. “Any time you’re trying to run an efficient offense, consistency’s key. You gotta be able to string drives together, string plays together, and I think we did a good job of that today. I think we went 11-of-12, which was nice. We just gotta keep that up. It can’t be something

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weight will be monitored for signs of how well he’s progressing. “I think it’s in your eyes,” Holsopple said. “Kind of like the old saying on ESPN films, ‘You see (John) Riggins running down the field, you can tell by the look in the man’s eyes he’s going to score.’ Same thing here. When he doesn’t have that confused look in his eyes anymore, you know he’s starting to get it.” Senior defensive end Toben Opurum can empathize with Sterling to an extent because he was restricted from summer conditioning before his freshman season as a precaution, he said, after

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KANSAS WIDE RECEIVER JOSH FORD MAKES A CATCH in front of cornerback Tyree Williams, right, during seven-on-seven drills Saturday at Memorial Stadium. where that’s the end-all. It’s something to build on. You know, we weren’t 12for-12.”

old,” he said. “But it probably makes (senior tight end Mike) Ragone feel even older.”

Tre bien Freshman wide receiver Tre Parmalee was one of the top performers Saturday, and he shined the brightest during live action. On the final play of seven-on-seven drills, Parmalee caught a widereceiver screen from quarterback Turner Baty, made one quick move and then raced to the end zone untouched. A few minutes later, he added to his highlight reel with a punt return and a kickoff return for touchdowns. “Tre’s turned into a great football player,” said Crist, who remembers Parmalee running around the field at Notre Dame when his dad, Bernie, was the tight-ends coach there. “He’s incredibly motivated. He’s a freshman that’s not scared to compete, and (he’s) trying to make his case that he should be playing.” Asked if seeing the young guy in his huddle made him feel a little long in the tooth, Crist was honest and then took a jab at a former Notre Dame teammate and fellow current Jayhawk. “It makes me feel real

Praise for Pick While Crist said he had faith in all of KU’s wide receivers, he made a point of singling out senior wideout Kale Pick. “Kale’s been having a great camp,” Crist said. “I think all the receivers have done a good job of making plays, and I’m very confident in all the receivers, but some of the things Kale has done athletically have kind of exceeded the expectations that I had for him. (He’s made) some plays when you watch on film you really wow at ’em a little bit.” One such catch came on the third play of sevenon-seven drills, when Pick climbed the ladder in traffic to come down with a rocket thrown by Crist.

results of a heart test raised questions. “It’s not just a physical thing,” Opurum said. “It’s such a mental-toughness thing that we go through all summer. Things are going slow for him right now, but once we get him up to speed, get him in better shape, I think he’ll be a huge asset to our team, no pun intended.” Senior left tackle Tanner Hawkinson often can be seen encouraging Sterling to finish every drill and push himself on every play. “He’s got a really high ceiling,” Hawkinson said. “He needs to get in a little better football shape. He’s a big guy, around 360, 365. He moves really well. He has really good feet. If he can lose maybe 20, 25 pounds, work on getting in a little bit better football shape … I’m sure the style, work ethic is

a little bit different here than it was at juco, but as long as he keeps pushing himself, I think he’s got a very high ceiling.” Captains Opurum and Hawkinson said they think Sterling won’t have to wait until 2013 to make an impact. “It’s going to be all up to him,” Hawkinson said. “It’s pretty tough for him right now, learning a whole new offense, transitioning to Div. I football. We’re all definitely there for him. We’re pushing him. I know it’s tough for him, but I think he’s got a good shot to contribute this year.” So far, the two-deep depth chart lists Riley Spencer or Sterling on the first team and Bryan Peters on the second team. Gavin Howard, listed as first-team right guard, also has played some at right tackle.

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Sizemore injured Junior fullback Nick Sizemore came away from Saturday’s practice with a boot on his left foot and crutches under his arms. Asked by teammates what happened, Sizemore simply said, “I broke my foot.” The Jayhawks should know more about the severity of Sizemore’s injury next week.

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FORMER ROYALS PITCHER/KANSAS BASEBALL COACH MARTY PATTIN, LEFT, shares a laugh with Walt Houk following the Travellers alumni game on Saturday at Hoglund Ballpark.

SALT LAKE CITY — Lawrence professional cyclist Joseph Schmalz placed 73rd in the fifth stage of the Tour of Utah and moved up to 79th in the overall standings on Saturday. Schmalz also moved up to 15th in the competition for the best young rider after the fifth stage, a 101.1mile ride.

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A’s turn back White Sox The Associated Press

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West Division San Francisco Los Angeles Arizona San Diego Colorado

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SCOREBOARD AMERICAN LEAGUE Kansas City at Baltimore, (n) N.Y. Yankees 5, Toronto 2 Cleveland 5, Boston 2 Oakland 9, Chicago White Sox 7 Tampa Bay 4, Minnesota 2 Texas 2, Detroit 1 Seattle 7, L.A. Angels 4

NATIONAL LEAGUE Cincinnati 4, Chicago Cubs 2 San Francisco 9, Colorado 3 Houston 6, Milwaukee 5, 10 innings San Diego 5, Pittsburgh 0 St. Louis 4, Philadelphia 1 Atlanta 9, N.Y. Mets 3 Miami 7, L.A. Dodgers 3 Washington 6, Arizona 5

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES Boston (Lester 5-10) at Cleveland (Kluber 0-0), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (P.Hughes 11-9) at Toronto (Happ 0-1), 12:07 p.m. Kansas City (B.Chen 8-9) at Baltimore (Tom.Hunter 4-7), 12:35 p.m. Oakland (B.Colon 9-8) at Chicago White Sox (Sale 13-3), 1:10 p.m. Tampa Bay (Shields 10-7) at Minnesota (Diamond 10-5), 1:10 p.m. Detroit (Porcello 9-6) at Texas (Darvish 11-8), 2:05 p.m. Seattle (Vargas 12-8) at L.A. Angels (Weaver 15-1), 2:35 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Texas at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Toronto, 6:07 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m. Cleveland at L.A. Angels, 9:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Seattle, 9:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES L.A. Dodgers (Capuano 10-8) at Miami (LeBlanc 1-1), 12:10 p.m. San Diego (Ohlendorf 4-2) at Pittsburgh (Bedard 6-12), 12:35 p.m. St. Louis (Lynn 13-5) at Philadelphia (Worley 6-7), 12:35 p.m. Milwaukee (Gallardo 10-8) at Houston (Lyles 2-8), 1:05 p.m. Cincinnati (Cueto 14-6) at Chicago Cubs (Raley 0-1), 1:20 p.m. Colorado (White 2-6) at San Francisco (Zito 9-8), 3:05 p.m. Washington (Detwiler 6-4) at Arizona (Corbin 3-4), 3:10 p.m. Atlanta (Sheets 4-1) at N.Y. Mets (Niese 8-6), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES L.A. Dodgers at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Philadelphia at Miami, 6:10 p.m. San Diego at Atlanta, 6:10 p.m. Houston at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Washington at San Francisco, 9:15 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Trout LAA 90 365 88 126 .345 MiCabrera Det 113 449 75 145 .323 AJackson Det 91 357 72 114 .319 Mauer Min 104 385 64 122 .317 Konerko CWS 101 377 49 119 .316 Ortiz Bos 89 320 65 101 .316 Jeter NYY 111 476 64 150 .315 Cano NYY 113 445 72 140 .315 Rios CWS 109 421 68 132 .314 Fielder Det 113 415 63 130 .313 RUNS-Trout, Los Angeles, 88; Kinsler, Texas, 81; Granderson, New York, 78. RBI-MiCabrera, Detroit, 96; Hamilton, Texas, 96; Fielder, Detroit, 84; Willingham, Minnesota, 84. HITS-Jeter, New York, 150; MiCabrera, Detroit, 145; Cano, New York, 140. DOUBLES-AGordon, Kansas City, 38; AdGonzalez, Boston, 35; Brantley, Cleveland, 34; Choo, Cleveland, 34. TRIPLES-AJackson, Detroit, 8; JWeeks, Oakland, 8. HOME RUNS-ADunn, Chicago, 31; Hamilton, Texas, 31; Granderson, New York, 30. STOLEN BASES-Trout, Los Angeles, 36; RDavis, Toronto, 32. PITCHING-Weaver, Los Angeles, 15-1; Price, Tampa Bay, 15-4; Sale, Chicago, 13-3; MHarrison, Texas, 13-6. STRIKEOUTS-Scherzer, Detroit, 168; Verlander, Detroit, 166; FHernandez, Seattle, 162; Darvish, Texas, 154. SAVES-Rodney, Tampa Bay, 35; JiJohnson, Baltimore, 33.

NATIONAL LEAGUE

G AB R H Pct. McCutchen Pit 109 408 78 148 .363 MeCabrera SF 110 446 81 155 .348 Votto Cin 86 298 52 102 .342 Ruiz Phi 95 313 47 105 .335 Posey SF 103 370 49 122 .330 DWright NYM 110 408 68 132 .324 Holliday StL 111 423 73 135 .319 CGonzalez Col 102 405 73 129 .319 YMolina StL 100 372 45 117 .315 Braun Mil 105 404 73 123 .304 RUNS-MeCabrera, San Francisco, 81; Bourn, Atlanta, 78; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 78. RBI-Beltran, St. Louis, 82; Holliday, St. Louis, 79; Kubel, Arizona, 77; Braun, Milwaukee, 76. HITS-MeCabrera, San Francisco, 155; McCutchen, Pittsburgh, 148. DOUBLES-ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 37; Votto, Cincinnati, 36. TRIPLES-Fowler, Colorado, 11; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 10. HOME RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 29; Beltran, St. Louis, 28; Kubel, Arizona, 25. STOLEN BASES-Bonifacio, Miami, 30; DGordon, Los Angeles, 30. PITCHING-Dickey, New York, 15-3; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 14-4; GGonzalez, Washington, 14-6; Cueto, Cincinnati, 14-6. STRIKEOUTS-Dickey, New York, 166; Strasburg, Washington, 166; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 157. SAVES-Hanrahan, Pittsburgh, 33; Kimbrel, Atlanta, 31.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Oakland

Chicago ab r h bi ab r h bi Crisp cf 6 3 3 0 De Aza cf 4 1 00 JGoms dh 5 1 2 2 Youkils 3b 4 2 22 Reddck rf 6 1 1 1 A.Dunn 1b 4 0 00 Cespds lf 4 2 1 0 Rios rf 5 0 10 Carter 1b 5 1 3 2 Przyns dh 5 1 21 Inge 3b 3 1 1 1 AlRmrz ss 4 1 10 DNorrs c 3 0 1 2 Viciedo lf 4 1 11 Rosales ss 3 0 1 1 Flowrs c 3 1 33 Pnngtn ph-ss 2 0 1 0 Bckhm 2b 3 0 00 JWeeks 2b 40 0 0 Totals 41 914 9 Totals 36 7 10 7 Oakland 005 100 021—9 Chicago 020 121 100—7 E-Flowers (1). DP-Oakland 1. LOB-Oakland 12, Chicago 7. 2B-Crisp 2 (13), Carter (5), D.Norris (5), Pennington (14), Al.Ramirez (16), Viciedo (11), Flowers (5). HR-J.Gomes (13), Youkilis (14), Flowers (3). SB-D.Norris (4), J.Weeks (15). IP H R ER BB SO Oakland Blackley 5 6 5 5 1 6 2 2 1 3 Norberto BS,2-3 11⁄3 2 0 0 0 1 R.Cook W,5-2 11⁄3 2 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Blevins H,8 Balfour S,8-10 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago 6 6 3 5 Liriano 31⁄3 7 Humber 3 0 0 0 3 5 2⁄3 1 0 0 0 2 Crain 3 2 2 0 0 Thornton L,4-8 BS,4-6 2⁄3 1 1 0 0 Myers 11⁄3 3 HBP-by Balfour (Youkilis), by Blackley (De Aza), by R.Cook (Flowers), by Liriano (Cespedes). WP-Blackley, Liriano, Humber. T-3:38. A-26,686 (40,615).

Yankees 5, Blue Jays 2 TORONTO — Ivan Nova snapped a five-start winless streak, Casey McGehee hit a three-run home run, and New York won its fourth straight game.

New York

Toronto ab r h bi ab r h bi Jeter dh 5 0 2 1 RDavis lf 4 2 20 Swisher rf 4 0 0 0 Gose cf 4 0 00 Teixeir 1b 3 1 1 0 Encrnc dh 3 0 22 Cano 2b 4 0 0 0 YEscor ss 1 0 00 AnJons lf 3 1 0 0 Vizquel ph-3b 1 0 0 0 ISuzuki lf 0 0 0 0 Cooper 1b 4 0 00 Grndrs cf 3 0 0 0 Sierra rf 4 0 00 J.Nix ss 4 1 1 1 KJhnsn 2b 4 0 10 McGeh 3b 4 2 2 3 YGoms c 3 0 00 CStwrt c 4 0 1 0 Hchvrr 3b-ss 3 0 0 0 Totals 34 5 7 5 Totals 31 2 5 2 New York 000 401 000—5 Toronto 000 100 010—2 DP-New York 1. LOB-New York 8, Toronto 5. 2B-Jeter (22), McGehee (2), C.Stewart (7), R.Davis (16). HR-McGehee (1). SB-R.Davis (32). IP H R ER BB SO New York Nova W,11-6 71⁄3 5 2 2 1 10 2⁄3 D.Robertson H,15 0 0 0 0 0 R.Soriano S,28-30 1 0 0 0 0 1 Toronto 2 Laffey L,3-3 5 ⁄3 7 5 5 4 2 Loup 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Jenkins 1 0 0 0 0 0 Lyon 1 0 0 0 1 2 HBP-by Nova (Y.Escobar, Y.Escobar), by Laffey (Granderson). Balk-Nova. T-2:47. A-45,582 (49,260).

Indians 5, Red Sox 2 CLEVELAND — Brent Lillibridge homered, drove in two runs and scored on a squeeze bunt to back Zack McAllister’s strong pitching as Cleveland beat Boston. Boston

Cleveland ab r h bi ab r h bi Ellsury cf 4 1 2 0 Donald 2b 4 0 10 Crwfrd lf 3 1 0 0 Hannhn 3b 0 0 00 Pedroia 2b 4 0 1 0 AsCarr ss 3 1 00 AdGnzl 1b 4 0 1 2 Choo rf 2 0 00 C.Ross rf 3 0 0 0 CSantn dh 3 1 10 Sltlmch c 3 0 0 0 Brantly cf 2 1 01 Lvrnwy dh 3 0 0 0 Duncan lf 3 0 00 Aviles ss 3 0 0 0 Carrer lf 1 0 11 Ciriaco 3b 2 0 0 0 Lillirdg 3b-2b 4 2 3 2 Pdsdnk ph 1 0 0 0 Ktchm 1b 3 0 00 Valenci 3b 0 0 0 0 Marson c 2 0 01 Totals 30 2 4 2 Totals 27 5 6 5 Boston 000 200 000—2 Cleveland 001 011 11x—5 DP-Boston 1. LOB-Boston 2, Cleveland 5. 2B-Ellsbury 2 (12), Ad.Gonzalez (35), C.Santana (21), Lillibridge (3). HR-Lillibridge (1). SB-As.Cabrera (6), Choo (13), Carrera (2). S-C.Crawford, Marson. SF-Brantley. IP H R ER BB SO Boston F.Morales L,3-3 51⁄3 2 3 3 4 6 1⁄3 A.Miller 0 0 0 0 0 1 Melancon 1 ⁄3 2 1 1 0 0 2⁄3 2 1 1 0 1 Breslow 1⁄3 Mortensen 0 0 0 0 0 Cleveland McAllister W,5-4 8 3 2 2 0 4 C.Perez S,31-35 1 1 0 0 0 0 HBP-by F.Morales (Choo). Balk-F.Morales. T-2:40. A-27,894 (43,429).

Rays 4, Twins 2 MINNEAPOLIS — B.J. Upton hit two home runs, Matt Joyce also homered, and David Price earned his 15th victory as Tampa Bay stretched its winning streak to five. Ben Zobrist went 3-for-4 for the Rays. Tampa Bay

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Minnesota

ab r h bi DJnngs lf Revere cf 4 0 00 BUpton cf JCarrll 3b 4 0 00 Joyce rf Mauer dh 4 0 00 Longori dh Wlngh lf 4 1 10 Zobrist ss-2b Mornea 1b 4 0 20 C.Pena 1b Mstrnn rf 3 0 21 Kppngr 3b Dozier ss 3 1 11 EJhnsn ss Butera c 2 0 10 RRorts 2b-3b Doumit ph-c 1 0 00 JMolin c ACasill 2b 3 0 00 Totals Totals 32 2 7 2 Tampa Bay 300 010 000—4 Minnesota 010 010 000—2 DP-Tampa Bay 2, Minnesota 2. LOB-Tampa Bay 5, Minnesota 3. 2B-Zobrist (26). HR-B.Upton 2 (12), Joyce (14), Dozier (6). SB-De.Jennings (20), Zobrist (13). IP H R ER BB SO Tampa Bay Price W,15-4 7 7 2 2 0 5 Jo.Peralta H,27 1 0 0 0 0 1 Rodney S,35-36 1 0 0 0 0 0 Minnesota Blackburn L,4-8 6 11 4 4 1 2 2⁄3 Al.Burnett 0 0 0 0 0 1⁄3 T.Robertson 0 0 0 0 1 Fien 1 0 0 0 0 2 Burton 1 0 0 0 0 1 Blackburn pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. T-2:40. A-39,512 (39,500).

Mariners 7, Angels 4 ANAHEIM, CALIF. — Hisashi Iwakuma took a four-hitter into the eighth inning, John Jason homered, and Seattle ended a five-game losing streak. Angels rookie phenom Mike Trout robbed Miguel Olivo of a two-run homer in the eighth inning, timing his leap perfectly at the fence in straightaway center field and throwing to first base to double off Eric Thames. But all it did was prevent the Mariners from adding on to their 7-1 lead.

Seattle

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi Ackley 2b 5 1 2 2 Trout cf 4 0 10 MSndrs cf 5 0 0 0 TrHntr rf 4 0 20 Seager 3b 5 0 1 0 Pujols 1b 4 0 00 Jaso dh 4 1 2 2 KMorls dh 4 1 11 Carp 1b 3 1 0 0 Callasp 3b 3 0 00 Thams rf 4 0 1 0 HKndrc 2b 4 0 00 Olivo c 4 2 2 0 Aybar ss 4 2 10 TRonsn lf 3 2 2 1 V.Wells lf 3 1 33 Ryan ss 2 0 0 1 Iannett c 3 0 00 Totals 35 710 6 Totals 33 4 8 4 Seattle 031 300 000—7 Los Angeles 000 010 021—4 E-Pujols (7), Aybar (11), Trout (4). DP-Seattle 2, Los Angeles 2. LOB-Seattle 5, Los Angeles 3. HR-Jaso (7), K.Morales (15), V.Wells (7). SB-T.Robinson (2). SF-Ryan. IP H R ER BB SO Seattle Iwakuma W,3-3 7 6 3 3 1 4 Pryor 1 1 0 0 0 2 Wilhelmsen 1 1 1 1 0 1 Los Angeles Haren L,8-9 31⁄3 5 7 5 3 0 Williams 52⁄3 5 0 0 0 2 Iwakuma pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. WP-Pryor, Haren. T-2:35. A-38,722 (45,957).

Rangers 2, Tigers 1 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Rookie Mike Olt’s pinchhit RBI single with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning scored Nelson Cruz with the winning run in Texas’ victory over Detroit. Detroit

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Texas

ab r h bi Kinsler dh 4 0 00 Andrus ss 4 0 00 Hamltn cf 3 1 10 Beltre 3b 4 0 20 N.Cruz rf 3 1 11 MiYong 2b 3 0 00 DvMrp lf 3 0 20 Gentry ph 1 0 00 Soto c 4 0 00 Morlnd 1b 3 0 10 Olt ph 1 0 11 Totals 31 1 5 1 Totals 33 2 8 2 Detroit 100 000 000—1 Texas 001 000 001—2 Two outs when winning run scored. E-Mi.Cabrera (10). DP-Detroit 2, Texas 1. LOBDetroit 6, Texas 8. HR-A.Jackson (13). IP H R ER BB SO Detroit Verlander 7 7 1 1 0 8 Villarreal L,3-3 1 0 1 1 3 0 2⁄3 Coke 1 0 0 0 1 Texas D.Holland 72⁄3 3 1 1 1 9 2⁄3 Ogando 1 0 0 1 0 R.Ross 0 0 0 0 1 0 2⁄3 Mi.Adams W,2-3 1 0 0 0 0 R.Ross pitched to 1 batter in the 9th. Villarreal pitched to 2 batters in the 9th. WP-D.Holland. T-3:08. A-48,303 (48,194). AJcksn cf Infante 2b MiCarr 3b Fielder 1b DYong dh JeBakr rf Boesch ph-rf JhPerlt ss Dirks lf Laird c

NATIONAL LEAGUE ROUNDUP

Ludwick lifts Reds past Cubs The Associated Press

Reds 4, Cubs 2 CHICAGO — Ryan Ludwick hit a two-run double in the eighth, and Cincinnati slipped past Chicago on Saturday. After Drew Stubbs doubled and Brandon Phillips singled off Cubs reliever James Russell (5-1), Ludwick looped a pitch down the left-field line and into the corner. Cincinnati

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Chicago

ab r h bi DeJess cf 4 0 12 Barney 2b 4 0 00 Rizzo 1b 4 0 10 ASorin lf 4 0 00 SCastro ss 4 0 10 Valuen 3b 3 1 10 Vitters ph 1 0 00 LaHair rf 2 1 00 Russell p 0 0 00 AlCarr p 0 0 00 Clevngr c 3 0 10 T.Wood p 3 0 00 Mather rf 0 0 00 Totals 37 412 4 Totals 32 2 5 2 Cincinnati 000 100 030—4 Chicago 020 000 000—2 DP-Chicago 1. LOB-Cincinnati 9, Chicago 4. 2B-Stubbs (13), B.Phillips (22), Ludwick (22), Heisey (14), Valbuena (11). SB-Heisey (5). S-Arroyo. IP H R ER BB SO Cincinnati Arroyo W,8-7 8 5 2 2 1 4 Chapman S,27-31 1 0 0 0 0 2 Chicago T.Wood 7 5 1 1 1 8 Russell L,5-1 BS,2-4 1 5 3 3 0 0 Al.Cabrera 1 2 0 0 0 0 HBP-by T.Wood (Ludwick). T-2:44. A-40,602 (41,009). Cozart ss Stubbs cf BPhllps 2b Ludwck lf Chpmn p Frazier 1b Heisey rf Valdez 3b Hanign c Arroyo p Paul ph-lf

Giants 9, Rockies 3 SAN FRANCISCO — Buster Posey hit a home run and drove in two runs to back Matt Cain’s seven solid innings, and San Francisco beat Colorado. Cain (11-5) gave up two runs on seven hits in 71⁄3 innings. Colorado

San Francisco

ab r h bi ab r h bi EYong cf 5 0 2 0 Pagan cf 5 1 12 Rutledg ss 4 0 1 1 Scutaro 3b 3 1 11 CGnzlz lf 4 0 0 0 MeCarr lf 5 1 10 RHrndz c 4 0 1 0 Posey c 4 1 22 Pachec 3b-1b 3 0 1 0 Pence rf 4 1 11 Colvin 1b-rf 4 1 1 0 Pill 1b 4 1 20 McBrid rf 2 0 0 0 Romo p 0 0 00 Roenck p 0 0 0 0 Penny p 0 0 00 JHerrr ph 1 0 0 0 Theriot 2b 4 1 20 Ekstrm p 0 0 0 0 Arias ss 3 2 21 Brothrs p 0 0 0 0 M.Cain p 2 0 11 WRosr ph 1 0 0 0 Mijares p 0 0 00 LeMahi 2b 4 2 2 1 Belt 1b 0 0 00 DPmrn p 10 0 0 Nelson 3b 20 1 1 Totals 35 3 9 3 Totals 34 9 13 8 Colorado 000 001 011—3 San Francisco 022 013 01x—9 E-Arias (7). DP-Colorado 1. LOB-Colorado 7, San Francisco 7. 2B-Pence (19). 3B-Pagan (7), Arias (4). HR-LeMahieu (1), Posey (19). CS-Pacheco (1). S-M. Cain. SF-Arias. IP H R ER BB SO Colorado D.Pomeranz L,1-7 4 6 4 4 0 3 Roenicke 2 5 4 4 2 0 Ekstrom 1 1 0 0 0 0 Brothers 1 1 1 1 2 2 San Francisco 1 M.Cain W,11-5 7 ⁄3 7 2 2 1 6 1⁄3 Mijares 0 0 0 0 0 1⁄3 Romo 0 0 0 0 0 Penny 1 2 1 0 0 0 HBP-by M.Cain (Pacheco). WP-Roenicke, Brothers, M.Cain. T-2:46. A-42,483 (41,915).

Padres 5, Pirates 0 PITTSBURGH — Jason Marquis took a no-hitter into the seventh inning before settling for a twohitter. Travis Snider broke up the bid with an infield single off the pitcher’s mound leading off the seventh inning. Second baseman Alexi Amarista dived to his right, but the ball glanced off his glove. San Diego

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Pittsburgh

ab r h bi Amarst 2b SMarte lf 4 0 00 EvCarr ss Snider rf 3 0 10 Headly 3b GSnchz 1b 1 0 00 Quentin rf AMcCt cf 3 0 00 Denorfi rf GJones 1b-rf 3 0 00 Alonso 1b Walker 2b 3 0 00 Venale lf PAlvrz 3b 2 0 10 Maybin cf JHrrsn ss 2 0 00 JoBakr c JHughs p 0 0 00 Marqus p McKnr ph-c 1 0 00 Barajs c 3 0 00 Grilli p 0 0 00 AJBrnt p 1 0 00 Mercer ss 2 0 00 Totals 38 510 5 Totals 28 0 2 0 San Diego 101 102 000—5 Pittsburgh 000 000 000—0 E-G.Jones (6), Walker (5). DP-San Diego 1. LOB-San Diego 9, Pittsburgh 2. 3B-Ev.Cabrera (2). HR-Headley (18), Venable (7). SB-Venable (15). IP H R ER BB SO San Diego Marquis W,6-6 9 2 0 0 1 4 Pittsburgh 5 4 2 10 A.J.Burnett L,14-4 52⁄3 9 0 0 0 2 J.Hughes 21⁄3 1 Grilli 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBP-by A.J.Burnett (Alonso). WP-Marquis, A.J.Burnett. T-2:32. A-39,485 (38,362).

Cardinals 4, Phillies 1 PHILADELPHIA — Matt Holliday hit a three-run homer, and Jake Westbrook won his fifth straight start to lead St. Louis over Philadelphia. Cliff Lee (2-7) retired 12 straight batters before the Cardinals tagged him for consecutive hits to open the sixth inning. St. Louis

Philadelphia ab r h bi ab r h bi Jay cf 4 1 1 0 Rollins ss 3 0 00 Craig 1b 5 2 3 0 DBrwn rf 3 1 10 Hollidy lf 5 1 3 3 Utley 2b 4 0 10 Motte p 0 0 0 0 Howard 1b 4 0 11 Beltran rf 4 0 1 1 L.Nix lf 4 0 00 Freese 3b 4 0 0 0 Schrhlt cf 4 0 00 YMolin c 3 0 2 0 Frndsn 3b 3 0 10 Furcal ss 3 0 0 0 Kratz c 3 0 00 RJcksn 2b 3 0 0 0 Cl.Lee p 2 0 00 Descals ph-2b 1 0 0 0 Rosnrg p 0 0 00 Westrk p 3 0 0 0 Valdes p 0 0 00 Rzpczy p 0 0 0 0 Pierre ph 1 0 00 MCrpnt ph 1 0 0 0 Schwm p 0 0 00 Totals 36 410 4 Totals 31 1 4 1 St. Louis 000 003 010—4 Philadelphia 100 000 000—1 E-R.Jackson (1). DP-St. Louis 1, Philadelphia 1. LOB-St. Louis 8, Philadelphia 5. 2B-Craig 2 (24), Y.Molina (22), Frandsen (1). HR-Holliday (22). IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis 2 1 1 2 3 Westbrook W,12-8 7 ⁄3 4 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Rzepczynski H,14 Motte S,26-30 1 0 0 0 0 2 Philadelphia Cl.Lee L,2-7 7 10 4 4 0 6 2⁄3 0 0 0 1 0 Rosenberg 1⁄3 Valdes 0 0 0 0 0 Schwimer 1 0 0 0 0 3 Cl.Lee pitched to 3 batters in the 8th. HBP-by Rosenberg (Y.Molina), by Schwimer (Jay). WP-Schwimer. T-2:44. A-44,233 (43,651).

Braves 9, Mets 3 NEW YORK — Freddie Freeman had five RBIs in the first two innings, and Atlanta battered Johan Santana in his return from the disabled list. Michael Bourn had three hits, and Chipper Jones chased Santana with an RBI single in a seven-run second inning. Atlanta

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New York

ab r h bi Tejada ss 4 1 21 DnMrp 2b 4 0 00 DWrght 3b 4 0 11 I.Davis 1b 3 1 10 Hairstn lf-rf 4 0 10 Baxter rf 2 0 10 Bay ph-lf 2 0 00 AnTrrs cf 4 0 21 Thole c 4 0 00 JSantn p 0 0 00 Hefner p 1 0 00 JuTrnr ph 1 0 00 RCeden ph 0 1 00 Frncsc p 0 0 00 Totals 39 913 9 Totals 33 3 8 3 Atlanta 270 000 000—9 New York 010 000 020—3 DP-Atlanta 2. LOB-Atlanta 6, New York 5. 2B-Re. Johnson (10), F.Freeman (27), Tejada (17). 3B-An. Torres (5). HR-F.Freeman (14). S-Medlen. IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta 1 1 1 7 Medlen W,3-1 61⁄3 5 2 2 1 2 Avilan 11⁄3 1 Gearrin 11⁄3 2 0 0 0 2 New York 1 8 8 1 2 J.Santana L,6-8 1 ⁄3 8 1 1 0 0 Hefner 32⁄3 4 Acosta 2 0 0 0 0 2 Rauch 1 0 0 0 0 1 F.Francisco 1 1 0 0 1 3 T-2:44. A-30,388 (41,922). Bourn cf RJhnsn lf Heywrd rf C.Jones 3b FFrmn 1b McCnn c Uggla 2b Janish ss Medlen p Avilan p Gearrin p

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Marlins 7, Dodgers 3 MIAMI — Carlos Lee hit one of the Marlins’ season-high five doubles and drove in two runs, leading Miami over Los Angeles. Ricky Nolasco (9-11) allowed two runs and nine hits in five innings. Los Angeles

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Miami

ab r h bi Victorn lf GHrndz cf 3 1 11 M.Ellis 2b Ruggin lf 4 0 11 Kemp cf Reyes ss 3 1 10 Ethier rf Ca.Lee 1b 4 1 12 HRmrz ss Stanton rf 4 0 10 Loney 1b DSolan 2b 4 1 21 HrstnJr 3b NGreen 3b 4 1 11 L.Cruz 3b J.Buck c 3 1 21 A.Ellis c Nolasco p 1 0 00 Blanton p Kearns ph 1 1 10 Uribe ph Zamrn p 0 0 00 Guerra p MDunn p 0 0 00 JRiver ph Petersn ph 1 0 00 League p H.Bell p 0 0 00 ShTllsn p Cishek p 0 0 00 Totals Totals 32 7 11 7 Los Angeles 000 110 001—3 Miami 000 040 03x—7 E-A.Ellis (6), N.Green 2 (2). DP-Los Angeles 1, Miami 2. LOB-Los Angeles 10, Miami 3. 2B-Victorino (20), A.Ellis (12), Ca.Lee (20), Stanton (22), D.Solano (6), N.Green (3), J.Buck (14). SB-Kemp 2 (6). CS-Ruggiano (6). S-Blanton, G.Hernandez. IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles Blanton L,8-10 5 6 4 4 0 3 Guerra 2 2 0 0 0 2 2⁄3 League 3 3 3 1 1 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Sh.Tolleson Miami Nolasco W,9-11 5 9 2 2 1 1 0 0 0 1 Zambrano H,2 11⁄3 1 2 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 M.Dunn H,13 H.Bell H,7 1 0 0 0 0 0 Cishek 1 1 1 1 0 1 HBP-by Nolasco (M.Ellis). WP-League. T-3:04. A-27,681 (37,442).

Astros 6, Brewers 5, 10 innings HOUSTON — Scott Moore hit an RBI single with none out in the bottom of the 10th inning, lifting Houston over Milwaukee. Milwaukee

Houston ab r h bi ab r h bi Aoki rf 5 0 2 2 Greene ss 5 2 21 CGomz cf 4 0 0 0 Altuve 2b 5 3 30 Morgan cf 1 0 0 0 Wallac 3b 3 1 10 Braun lf 5 0 1 0 MGnzlz pr-3b 0 0 0 0 ArRmr 3b 5 1 2 0 Pearce rf 4 0 33 Hart 1b 5 1 0 0 SMoore 1b 5 0 11 RWeks 2b 4 1 1 0 Bogsvc cf 4 0 00 Lucroy c 3 1 2 1 FMrtnz lf 3 0 10 Segura ss 4 1 2 1 Storey p 0 0 00 Estrad p 1 0 0 0 Maxwll ph 1 0 00 Ransm ph 1 0 0 0 WLopez p 0 0 00 LHrndz p 0 0 0 0 Corprn c 4 0 00 MParr p 0 0 0 0 Keuchl p 2 0 00 Ishikaw ph 1 0 1 0 Fick p 0 0 00 Loe p 0 0 0 0 Wrght p 0 0 00 Veras p 0 0 0 0 BFrncs lf 2 0 10 Mldnd ph 10 0 0 Hndrsn p 00 0 0 Totals 40 511 4 Totals 38 6 12 5 Milwaukee 020 020 001 0—5 Houston 202 010 000 1—6 No outs when winning run scored. E-Aoki (2), Wallace (2). DP-Houston 1. LOBMilwaukee 6, Houston 8. 2B-Aoki (20), R.Weeks (25), Lucroy (12), Greene (10). 3B-Pearce (1). HR-Greene (5). SB-Ar.Ramirez (6), Altuve (24). CS-F.Martinez (1). SF-Lucroy. IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Estrada 4 7 4 4 0 3 L.Hernandez 1 2 1 1 0 0 M.Parra 1 0 0 0 0 1 Loe 1 1 0 0 1 1 Veras 1 0 0 0 0 1 Henderson L,0-1 1 2 1 1 2 3 Houston Keuchel 6 5 4 2 0 6 2⁄3 1 0 0 0 2 Fick H,1 W.Wright 0 2 0 0 0 0 Storey H,1 11⁄3 0 0 0 0 3 W.Lopez W,5-1 BS,2-3 2 3 1 1 0 3 W.Wright pitched to 2 batters in the 7th. Henderson pitched to 4 batters in the 10th. WP-Estrada. T-3:34. A-17,942 (40,981).

Nationals 6, D’backs 5 PHOENIX — Ryan Zimmerman singled in two of Washington’s five runs in the fifth inning. Washington

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Center fielders taking center stage again DETROIT (AP) — Austin Jackson glided back across the outfield grass toward the deepest part of Comerica Park, then caught a long flyball a split-second before slamming into the fence. The next day, his counterpart in center field answered with a highlight of his own. Angels rookie Mike Trout hit a home run that landed in the seats in right-center — some 430 feet from home plate — before the ball bounced up onto a concourse. All around the majors, center fielders are taking center stage this season. Whether it’s Andrew McCutchen leading Pittsburgh in a surprising bid for a playoff spot, or Trout and Bryce Harper providing an exciting glimpse of the future, this toughest of

outfield positions suddenly seems loaded with terrific athletes and talented, young hitters. “It’s pretty cool — especially when you get a chance to play against them and you see what they’re doing,” said Jackson, a 25-year-old defensive stalwart who is having a breakout season with the bat for the Detroit Tigers. “It’s a position where you have to be pretty athletic to play out there, obviously, because you’ve got a bigger area to cover. Putting up good numbers is just a plus.” Ken Griffey Jr. in 1997 was the last player to win an MVP award with center field as his primary position. That drought nearly ended last year when Jacoby Ellsbury of the Red Sox and Matt

You’re finding guys who aren’t necessarily playing that one position but are playing all of them, which is a good thing.” — Texas’ Josh Hamilton Kemp of the Dodgers both finished second. This year McCutchen is a candidate in the National League, and Trout could win the award as a rookie in the American League. Josh Hamilton of Texas may also be in the running despite a summer slump. He’s split time almost evenly this year between center and left — after playing more in left when he won the MVP in 2010. “You’re finding guys who aren’t necessarily playing that one position but are playing all of them, which is a good thing,”

Indians’ flawed roster destined to fall apart By Sheldon Ocker Akron Beacon Journal

CLEVELAND — The Indians’ hideous 11-game losing streak is over, but the fallout should last the rest of the season and beyond. For the most part, the reversals were attributable to a flawed roster that was destined to fail from the outset of the season. Then why didn’t the Indians lose eight in a row or 10 in a row earlier in the season, maybe more than once? Because the rock-solid part of the team, setup man Vinnie Pestano and closer Chris Perez, and to a lesser extent Joe Smith, who pitches the seventh inning, almost never let a lead get away. It’s a big advantage for a team whose lineup is almost bereft of run producers in the sixthrough-nine spots to keep the game to six innings. Couple the excellence of the back end of the bullpen with sporadic proficient starts by Justin Masterson, Zach McAllister, and less often by Ubaldo Jimenez, and the Indians were able to win low-scoring, close games. During the first two months of the season, Derek Lowe carried the rotation with an amazing display of pinpoint accuracy with a sinker that forced frustrated batters to beat the ball into the dirt.

became apparent he could longer play. COMMENTARY noMoreover, as soon as the club announced the But Lowe began to fade signing of Damon, Shelley in June, not coincidenDuncan stopped hitting. tally, the same month he A coincidence? Probably turned 39. Josh Tomlin’s not. He worked hard in command problems spring training to earn a became more acute and job, which should have (during the streak), McAl- come with an implied lister showed his inexpepromise that he would rerience with an inability ceive a chance to keep it. to handle adversity when Now Damon and Lowe someone made an error are gone, as is pitching behind him. coach Scott Radinsky. The stability of the He was chosen to be the lineup has depended on scapegoat for the failures mostly young players in of the pitchers and was the top five positions. fired Thursday. The rest of the batting Lowe looked like the order has been combargain of the century for posed of a patchwork of two months, but age and mediocre veterans and the wear and tear on his career bench players body brought him down. plus Travis Hafner, who At the end, his pitches needed to produce if the had little movement, and offense had any chance he had trouble keeping of working. his sinker down in the We know now that strike zone. Hafner was unable to With two months left hold up his end of the in the season, the Indians bargain. Nagging injuries still had no answer in left kept him sidelined too field, a first baseman who often and probably afis the antithesis of what fected his swing when he they need and a third did play. I wrote in spring baseman who has begun training that if Hafner to play like the backup could generate runs, the he was before he came to offense would be effecCleveland before the 2011 tive enough to allow the season. team to be competitive. Last year at this time, I thought Hafner would I wondered how other come through. He hasn’t, teams could have passed and the attack has sufup Jack Hannahan. He fered accordingly. was making spectacular The Johnny Damon plays at third and contribexperiment was doomed uting timely RBI hits to to fail from the get-go, the offense. But for whatbut that didn’t keep the ever reason, he has taken Indians’ deep thinkers a step backward to where from running him out he was when the Indians to left field long after it rescued his career.

Sabathia shelved by sore elbow TORONTO (AP) — CC Sabathia was placed on the 15-day disabled list Saturday because of inflammation and pain in his left elbow, the New York Yankees ace’s second trip to the DL this season. Manager Joe Girardi announced the decision after New York beat the Blue Jays, 5-2, for their fourth straight win. Neither a corresponding roster move, nor a starter for Monday’s game against Texas, has been announced. The move is retroactive to Aug. 9. The Yankees have agreed to a contract with free agent Derek Lowe and are planning to finalize the deal and activate him Monday. The righthander, recently cut by the Cleveland Indians, likely will pitch out of the bullpen. David Phelps is a candidate to take Sabathia’s spot in the rotation. Girardi said Sabathia, the 2007 AL Cy Young award winner, felt stiff two days after his Aug. 3 start against Seattle, but

an MRI showed nothing. Sabathia felt stiff again after pitching at Detroit on Aug. 8. He threw on flat ground Friday rather than throwing his regular bullpen session and continued to experience mild discomfort. “It’s not any worse than it was after the first start, but our concern is it didn’t go away,” Girardi said. “As far as the concern, it’s pretty low level, because it’s not like it got any worse,” Girardi added. “He wants to pitch on Monday, which I’m not surprised (at) because he said he dealt with it before. We just decided, let’s try to get it cleaned up now.” Girardi said Sabathia is scheduled to see a doctor when the Yankees return home Monday, and could receive a cortisone injection. Sabathia has been undergoing treatment since the pain first arose. The Yankees debated skipping Sabathia for one start, but decided an extended break was the wiser plan. Either way, Girardi

stressed that Sabathia’s condition was not considered especially serious. “If it’s October, I’m not sure what we do,” Girardi said. “I think he makes his start.” Girardi said the plan is to activate Sabathia when his DL stint expires and have him return to the rotation Aug. 24 at Cleveland, the city where his major league career began. Sabathia was pulled after 94 pitches in his win at Detroit on Wednesday, and Girardi acknowledged he was being “a little bit cautious” with his tender ace. Sabathia, 12-3 with a 3.56 ERA, missed 18 games earlier this season with a strained left groin. “We’re going to have to deal with it, that’s the bottom line,” Girardi said. “We don’t want to, but we need to have him healthy. If we’re going to continue to move on, we need to have him healthy.” Sabathia was spotted in the clubhouse with an ice pack on his elbow before Saturday’s game.

Hamilton said. “I think it depends on the lineups. In the American League, we’re finding now we can move guys around different nights and get a little deeper on the bench and be able to match guys up to pitching.” The 6-foot-4, 240-pound Hamilton doesn’t necessarily fit the prototype of a speedy, smooth-fielding center fielder, but his athletic ability is obvious, and with 28 home runs, he’s just one example of a legitimate slugger who can play the defensively demanding position. The

6-foot-3 Kemp hit 39 homers last year. McCutchen, meanwhile, has been spectacular in 2012, hitting .369 with 22 homers going into Thursday’s games. “I’m looking at Andrew, this might be the best I’ve ever seen,” Pirates manager Clint Hurdle said. “Wow, this is special. It’s a very special time and place for him in the game. He’s having fun with it. He’s enjoyed this ride, however long it’s going to be. Am I optimistic about his future? Absolutely.” In 2010, major league center fielders produced an OPS (on-base plus slugging percentage) of .731. That number is up to .754 this year, according to STATS, LLC. By contrast, the OPS for third baseman in 2012 is only .742 — and

that’s considered a position for power hitters. Center field has long been one of baseball’s glamour positions, with some of the biggest stars in the game taking pride in being the captain of the outfield. For Adam Jones, it’s a bit of a consolation prize. Jones played shortstop for much of his baseball life, including early in the Seattle farm system before the Mariners converted him to a center fielder. He was traded to Baltimore in 2008 and, despite his reluctance, has blossomed into one of the better outfielders in the game. “I’m a shortstop,” Jones insists. Not in Baltimore, where J.J. Hardy is entrenched at shortstop and Jones is cemented in the patch of grass right behind him.


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McIlroy, Singh tied for lead at PGA KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. (AP) — Tiger Woods watched the flight of his tee shot until he could see it drifting too far right, and he hung his head slightly as the ball tumbled off the green. Already with three bogeys in seven holes, it looked as though nothing was going right for him in the PGA Championship. Dark clouds seem to have followed Woods on the weekend at majors this year. On Saturday at Kiawah Island, they might have saved him. Facing a 7-foot putt to avoid another bogey, the darkening sky crackled with thunder and play was suspended with 26 players having to return for a marathon finish Sunday. That might be good news for Woods, not so much for Rory McIlroy. McIlroy raced to the top of the leaderboard,

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KIAWAH ISLAND, S.C. — The back nine again proved Gary Woodland’s undoing Saturday at the PGA Championship. Woodland, a former Kansas University golfer, had three bogeys and a double-bogey during a five-hole stretch and not even a tee shot that lodged into a tree on the third hole could slow him. Once he finally found it stuck in a rotted section of a thick limb, he took a penalty drop and drilled his wedge to 6 feet to save par. He went out in 32 after a bogey on the ninth hole

from Nos. 13-17 during a round of 3-over 75 on Saturday. Woodland was tied for second after a firstday 67, but he fell back to 24th with a 79 in round two and to a tied for 47th with a 75 in Round Three. He played the front nine in 2-under Saturday. and was at 6-under par, tied with Vijay Singh, who was on the par-3 eighth hole. “It’s nice going into the final day — hopefully, if we get it finished — in a great position,” McIlroy said. “And it being 27 holes, I definitely don’t mind. I don’t mind if it takes a while to get done.”

Singh started and finished his short day with birdies — an 18-foot putt on the first, and a 25-foot putt on the par-5 seventh. Right behind was Adam Scott, showing more magic than hangover from his British Open collapse last month. Scott was three shots out of the lead when the third round began and cruising along with pars until four birdies on the last five holes of the front nine. That stretch began with a shot he holed from a sandy area on the par-3 fifth, and it ended with a 45-foot birdie putt across the green on the ninth. “Right now I am in good position,” Scott said. “Unfortunate not to continue because I was on a little bit of a run. But hopefully, I’ll come back out and play 27 good ones tomorrow.” About the only players disappointed to see the

windswept third round end were the players who had already finished — Bo Van Pelt (67) at 3-under 213, Steve Stricker (67) at 2-under 214, Padraig Harrington (69) another shot behind. And Woods. “I got off to a rough start today and couldn’t get anything going,” Woods said through a spokesman. “I’ll come back tomorrow morning and see what happens. There are a lot of holes left to play.” He failed to birdie the par-5 second hole when he tugged his approach into the back bunker and only blasted out to 20 feet. The real damage came on the third hole, the one that saved McIlroy. Woods hit a wedge into 4 feet, and his birdie putt raced by the edge of the cup. It unraveled after that. He hit a spectator with his

tee shot at No. 4, signing a glove for the fan, went over the green and muffed a difficult chip. Woods had to make a 4-foot bogey putt, and then hit another low hook that led to bogey on the fifth. He started the third round tied for the lead with Singh and Carl Pettersson at 4-under 140. Seven holes into the third round, Woods already was five shots behind. It was starting to look familiar to Woods, who has yet to break par on the weekend at a major this year. This was the second time this year Woods had a share of the 36-hole lead going into weekend at the majors. He is 13-over par in his six weekend rounds at majors, including a 75-73 finish at Olympic Club to go from a tie for the lead to a tie for 21st in the U.S. Open.

COMMENTARY • DAVE BARRY

It’s time for purest, most traditional sport of them all the apparatus into the air, and while it’s up there, they do a series of gymnasLONDON — We’ve tic moves, and then — this almost reached the end never fails to amaze and of these Olympic Games, delight the audience—they catch it. Then the ongoing and that means it’s time relationship resumes. for the purest and most Each routine is judged traditional sport of all, the according to the official sport that has been part rhythmic gymnastics of the Games since the Code of Points, which is very first Olympics were roughly the length of the held in Greece nearly 3,000 years ago: rhythmic operating manual for a nuclear submarine, but gymnastics. more detailed. Section This is a sport that demands everything from 5.4, for example, devotes more than 300 words an athlete: agility, balance, grace and the ability to the topic of “Broken Apparatus Or Apparato twirl a ribbon while Charles Krupa/AP Photo wearing vast quantities tus Caught In The Small THE UNITED STATES’ WOMEN’S BASKETBALL TEAM POSES with its gold medals at center court after beating France on Beams Of The Ceiling.” of makeup. Yet at the After all the routines have Saturday in London. same time it is a sport been judged, the points that literally anyone can are tallied up, and the participate in, except of medals go to the gymcourse men, or women nasts with the highest who weigh more than 80 scores. Then everybody pounds. cries until the floor runs Unfortunately, the black with eyeliner. United States is not very There are those critics good at rhythmic gymnastics. The dominant world who say that rhythmic gymnastics should not be power is Russia. There an Olympic sport. Well I were many Russians on LONDON (AP) — Usain an Olympic long-distance have a message for those “It’s not easy to just be ball team will play Spain the media bus I took to Bolt and Ryan Bailey got double for Britain. put together and be ex- for the Olympic title to- watch the competition at critics: I agree with you. the baton at almost exactI am not saying rhythFarah surged ahead pected to win a gold med- day, and Mike Krzyzewski Wembley Arena, which ly the same time Saturday late and held on to win in al,” guard Diana Taurasi told the Associated Press meant I got to listen mic gymnastics does not night, then sped down the 13:41.66. He still had the said. “It’s a special feel- it will be his final game as for nearly an hour to a require great skill. And stretch for the final leg of energy to do a few playful ing.” I’m not saying it’s not Russian photographer the national coach. the 4x100-meter relay. impressive. I’m just saysit-ups on the track before Team USA clinched When asked if he was shouting into his phone When Bolt reached his he grabbed a British flag the top spot in the med- sure, Krzyzewski didn’t in Russian. For some ing that it’s not as imprestop gear, it was over. sive — to me, anyway for the real celebration. als table for the fifth con- hesitate before again say- reason, foreign photogThe World’s Fastest — as people in the circus Allyson Felix won her secutive Summer Games, ing, “yes,” this will be his raphers who sit near me Man powered Jamaica to a third gold medal as the helped by David Boudia’s last game. who juggle five clubs that on Olympic media buses world-record time of 36.84 Americans rolled to an victory in the men’s are on fire while riding a The rest of the Olympic are always very angry seconds, making him 3 for easy victory in the wom- 10-meter platform for the action Saturday: unicycle and balancing a about some issue that 3 for the second straight en’s 4x400 relay, and Rus- country’s first gold in divball on the end of a stick can be resolved only via Volleyball Olympics. He also won sia capped a big day with ing since 2000. perched on their nose. an interminable phone Jaqueline Carvalho had conversation with some the 100 meters and 200 in wins by Mariya Savinova Maybe THAT should be Boudia scored 568.65 London and Beijing. in the women’s 800 me- points in the six-dive final, 18 points and Brazil beat other foreign person who an Olympic sport. Bolt picked up anoth- ters and Anna Chicherova edging Qiu Bo of China the United States in four apparently is both hard of No, I take it back; the er victory long after the in the women’s high jump by 1.8 points. Tom Daley sets to stop the Americans hearing and stupid. Russians would dominate record-breaking relay — giving the traditional of Britain settled for the from winning their first Anyway, after many heat- that, too. Olympic gold medal in ed Russian words we finally was over. After grudg- Olympic power six golds bronze. Anyway, if they’re ingly handing the baton on the penultimate day of going to keep rhythmic got to the arena, where an Mexico earned its first women’s volleyball. to an official right after he the games. gymnastics in the Olymenthusiastic crowd was Olympic gold medal in crossed the finish line, he pics, I think they should cheering for the rhythmic Caster Semenya of men’s soccer and left Bra- Boxing Bantamweight Luke gymnasts — perky young got it back about 40 min- South Africa was right zil wondering if it will ever spice it up by introducing utes later. He responded behind Savinova to earn be able to add the title to Campbell won Britain’s women who wear skimpy, a new element, which I first Olympic boxing gold extremely sparkly costumes would call “The Mystery with a bow of thanks and a silver medal in her first its long list of triumphs. kissed his new memento. Olympic final three years Apparatus.” The way Oribe Peralta scored medal in his division since and who appear to have Bailey and the United after being forced to un- 29 seconds into the final 1908, dramatically knock- fallen, moments before it would work is, the States got the silver in dergo gender tests. at Wembley Stadium and ing down rival John Joe entering the arena, face-first gymnast would be led out blindfolded for her final 37.04, matching the old reThe U.S. women’s bas- added another goal in the Nevin of Ireland midway into a vat of rouge. routine. Just as her music cord that Bolt helped set ketball team entered the second half, leading Mex- through the third round of The gymnasts perstarted, the blindfold a 14-11 victory. at last year’s world cham- London Games with con- ico to the 2-1 upset. form routines with an would be removed, and China’s Zou Shiming, “apparatus”—a ball, a pionships. Trinidad and siderable expectations, “Mexico will be cela judge would hand her Tobago took the bronze in and it lived up to the ebrating on the streets,” light welterweight Ron- hoop, a ribbon, or clubs. 38.12 after Canada, which hype by winning its fifth coach Luis Fernando Tena iel Iglesias, middleweight The official rules state that some object never before was third across the line, straight Olympic gold said. “It is a great honor Ryota Murata and Ukrai- “there must be an ongoing seen in Olympic competition — a spatula perhaps, was disqualified for run- medal. for a coach to see his play- nian heavyweight Olek- relationship between the or a trombone, or a sleepning outside its lane. Candace Parker scored ers singing the national sandr Usyk also won their gymnast and the apparaing bag, or a live chicken. Before Bolt and Co. took 21 points as the Americans anthem with gold medals divisions. tus.” This sounds kinkier “Here!” the judge would Shiming defended his than it is. Basically, the over the track, Mo Farah beat France 86-50 in the fi- around their necks. It’s a say. “Let’s see you have sent a charge through the nal. She had eight straight very important moment light flyweight gold medal gymnasts prance around an ongoing relationship capacity crowd at Olympic during the game-changing for Mexican football. It’s a from Beijing with a 13-10 while doing clever things with THIS!” victory over Thailand’s with the apparatus. From Stadium when he won the run in the second quarter great moment for us.” I’m just trying to help. 5,000 meters to complete that put the U.S. in control. time to time they throw The U.S. men’s basket- Kaeo Pongprayoon. By Dave Barry

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Bolt cruises to 4X100 win; U.S. women mine gold

Dixon

Russia finished second in 3:20.23, and Jamaica was third in 3:20.95. Trotter ran the opening CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B leg for the United States and built a lead before the second leg of the handing to Felix, who more 4x400 and then watched than doubled the advanteammate Richards-Ross tage by the time she passed bring home the victory. to Francena McCorory.

Richards-Ross had a stressfree anchor leg to add this gold medal to her 400-meter gold. Felix earlier won the 200 and 4x100 relay. On Friday, Houston native Dixon, 20, ran the third leg of the semifinal, with Keshia Baker, McCorory and Trotter.

Unofficial split times had Dixon running the second-fastest of her four teammates at 50.15, with only Trotter clocking in faster at 50.12. Dixon earned a spot on the relay after finishing fifth in the 400 meters at the U.S. Team Trials in

Eugene, Ore., in late June with a personal best and school record time of 50.88. Here’s a list of KU’s track and field Olympic champions. KU has five overall gold medalists who totaled eight gold medals.

1932: Jim Bausch, Decathlon 1956: Al Oerter, Discus 1960: Bill Neider, Shot Put; Al Oerter, Discus 1964: Billy Mills, 10,000 Meters; Al Oerter, Discus 1968: Al Oerter, Discus 2012: Diamond Dixon, 4x400m Relay


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Medals Table

At London 287 of 302 total medal events Nation G S United States 44 29 China 38 27 Russia 21 25 Britain 28 15 Germany 11 19 Japan 6 14 Australia 7 16 France 10 11 South Korea 13 7 Italy 8 7 Netherlands 6 6 Ukraine 5 4 Canada 1 5 Hungary 8 4 Spain 3 9 Brazil 3 4 New Zealand 5 3 Iran 4 5 Jamaica 4 4 Cuba 4 3 Belarus 3 4 Kazakhstan 6 0 Poland 2 2 Czech Republic 3 3 Romania 2 5 Denmark 2 4 Kenya 2 3 Azerbaijan 2 2 Colombia 1 3 Ethiopia 3 1 Mexico 1 3 Sweden 1 3 North Korea 4 0 South Africa 3 2 Georgia 1 3 Turkey 2 2 Ireland 1 1 India 0 1 Croatia 2 1 Norway 2 1 Argentina 1 1 Lithuania 1 1 Slovenia 1 1 Trinidad & Tobago 1 0 Uzbekistan 1 0 Mongolia 0 1 Slovakia 0 1 Switzerland 2 1 Serbia 1 1 Tunisia 1 1 Thailand 0 2 Armenia 0 1 Belgium 0 1 Finland 0 1 Dominican Republic 1 1 Latvia 1 0 Egypt 0 2 Bulgaria 0 1 Estonia 0 1 Indonesia 0 1 Malaysia 0 1 Puerto Rico 0 1 Taiwan 0 1 Greece 0 0 Moldova 0 0 Qatar 0 0 Singapore 0 0 Algeria 1 0 Bahamas 1 0 Grenada 1 0 Venezuela 1 0 Botswana 0 1 Cyprus 0 1 Gabon 0 1 Guatemala 0 1 Montenegro 0 1 Portugal 0 1 Afghanistan 0 0 Bahrain 0 0 Hong Kong 0 0 Kuwait 0 0 Morocco 0 0 Saudi Arabia 0 0 Tajikistan 0 0

B 29 22 32 19 14 17 12 12 7 8 8 9 12 5 4 8 5 3 4 5 5 4 6 3 2 3 4 5 4 3 3 3 2 1 2 1 3 4 1 1 2 2 2 3 3 3 3 0 1 1 1 2 2 2 0 1 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 2 2 2 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Tot 102 87 78 62 44 37 35 33 27 23 20 18 18 17 16 15 13 12 12 12 12 10 10 9 9 9 9 9 8 7 7 7 6 6 6 5 5 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 4 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1 1

Saturday’s Scores

BASKETBALL Women Gold Medal United States 86, France 50 Bronze Medal Australia 83, Russia 74 SOCCER Men Gold Medal Mexico 2, Brazil 1 HANDBALL Women Gold Medal Norway 26, Montenegro 23 Bronze Medal Spain 31, South Korea 29, OT HOCKEY Men Gold Medal Germany 2, Netherlands 1 Bronze Medal Australia 3, Britain 1 5th Place Belgium 5, Spain 2 11th Place South Africa 3, India 2 VOLLEYBALL Women Gold Medal Brazil 3, United States 1 (11-25, 25-17, 25-20, 25-17) Bronze Medal Japan 3, South Korea 0 (25-22, 26-24, 25-21)

Saturday’s Results

ATHLETICS Men 5000 Final 1. Mohamed Farah, Britain, 13:41.66. 2. Dejen Gebremeskel, Ethiopia, 13:41.98. 3. Thomas Pkemei Longosiwa, Kenya, 13:42.36. 4. Bernard Lagat, Tucson, Ariz., 13:42.99. 5. Isiah Kiplangat Koech, Kenya, 13:43.83. 6. Abdalaati Iguider, Morocco, 13:44.19. 7. Galen Rupp, Portland, Ore., 13:45.04. 8. Juan Luis Barrios, Mexico, 13:45.30. Other U.S. Finisher 10. Lopez Lomong, Marietta, N.Y., 13:48.19. 4X100 Relay Final 1. Jamaica (Nesta Carter; Michael Frater; Yohan Blake; Usain Bolt), 36.84. 2. United States (Trell Kimmons, Coldwater, Miss.; Justin Gatlin, Pensacola, Fla.; Tyson Gay, Lexington, Ky.; Ryan Bailey, Portland, Ore.), 37.04. 3. Trinidad & Tobago (Keston Bledman; Marc Burns; Emmanuel Callender; Richard Thompson), 38.12. 4. France (Jimmy Vicaut; Christophe Lemaitre; Pierre-Alexis Pessonneaux; Ronald Pognon), 38.16. 5. Japan (Ryota Yamagata; Masashi Eriguchi; Shinji Takahira; Shota Iizuka), 38.35. 6. Netherlands (Brian Mariano; Churandy Martina; Giovanni Codrington; Patrick van Luijk), 38.39. 7. Australia (Anthony Alozie; Isaac Ntiamoah; Andrew McCabe; Joshua Ross), 38.43. NR. Canada (Gavin Smellie; Oluseyi Smith; Jared Connaughton; Justyn Warner), DQ. Javelin Final 1. Keshorn Walcott, Trinidad & Tobago, (84.58), 277-6. 2. Oleksandr Pyatnytsya, Ukraine, (84.51), 277-3. 3. Antti Ruuskanen, Finland, (84.12), 276-0. 4. Vitezslav Vesely, Czech Republic, (83.34), 273-5. 5. Tero Pitkamaki, Finland, (82.80), 271-8. 6. Andreas Thorkildsen, Norway, (82.63), 271-1. 7. Spiridon Lebesis, Greece, (81.91), 268-8. 8. Tino Haber, Germany, (81.21), 2665. 50Km Road Walk Final 1. Sergey Kirdyapkin, Russia, 3:35:59. 2. Jared Tallent, Australia, 3:36:53. 3. Si Tianfeng, China, 3:37:16. 4. Robert Heffernan, Ireland, 3:37:54. 5. Igor Erokhin, Russia, 3:37:54. 6. Sergey Bakulin, Russia, 3:38:55. 7. Li Jianbo, China, 3:39:01. 8. Matej Toth, Slovakia, 3:41:24.

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TIGER WOODS REACTS TO HIS DRIVE ON THE THIRD HOLE during the third round of the PGA Championship on Saturday in Kiawah Island, S.C. Woods was 1-under-par for the tournament after seven holes, five strokes off the lead, when play was suspended because of wet grounds. U.S. Finisher 43. John Nunn, San Diego, 4:03:28. Women 800 Final 1. Mariya Savinova, Russia, 1:56.19. 2. Caster Semenya, South Africa, 1:57.23. 3. Ekaterina Poistogova, Russia, 1:57.53. 4. Pamela Jelimo, Kenya, 1:57.59. 5. Alysia Johnson Montano, Canyon Country, Calif., 1:57.93. 6. Elena Arzhakova, Russia, 1:59.21. 7. Francine Niyonsaba, Burundi, 1:59.63. 8. Janeth Jepkosgei Busienei, Kenya, 2:00.19. 4X400 Relay Final 1. United States (DeeDee Trotter, Decatur, Ga.; Allyson Felix, Los Angeles; Francena McCorory, Hampton, Va.; Sanya Richards-Ross, Fort Lauderdale, Fla.), 3:16.87. 2. Russia (Yulia Gushchina; Antonina Krivoshapka; Tatyana Firova; Natalya Antyukh), 3:20.23. 3. Jamaica (Christine Day; Rosemarie Whyte; Shericka Williams; Novlene Williams-Mills), 3:20.95. 4. Ukraine (Alina Lohvynenko; Olha Zemlyak; Hanna Yaroshchuk; Nataliya Pyhyda), 3:23.57. 5. Britain (Shana Cox; Lee McConnell; Perri Shakes-Drayton; Christine Ohuruogu), 3:24.76. 6. France (Phara Anacharsis; Muriel Hurtis; Marie Gayot; Floria Guei), 3:25.92. 7. Czech Republic (Denisa Rosolova; Zuzana Bergrova; Jitka Bartonickova; Zuzana Hejnova), 3:27.77. NR. Nigeria (Omolara Omotosho; Muizat Ajoke Odumosu; Regina George; Bukola Abogunloko), DQ. High Jump Final 1. Anna Chicherova, Russia, (2.05), 6-8 3-4. 2. Brigetta Barrett, Wappingers Falls, N.Y., (2.03), 6-8. 3. Svetlana Shkolina, Russia, (2.03), 6-8. 4. Ruth Beitia, Spain, (2.00), 6-6 3-4. 5. Tia Hellebaut, Belgium, (1.97), 6-5 1-2. 6. Chaunte Lowe, Riverside, Calif., (1.97), 6-5 1-2. 7. Svetlana Radzivil, Uzbekistan, (1.97), 6-5 1-2. 8. Emma Green Tregaro, Sweden, (1.93), 6-4. 20Km Road Walk Final 1. Elena Lashmanova, Russia, 1:25:02. 2. Olga Kaniskina, Russia, 1:25:09. 3. Qieyang Shenjie, China, 1:25:16. 4. Liu Hong, China, 1:26:00. 5. Anisya Kirdyapkina, Russia, 1:26:26. 6. Lu Xiuzhi, China, 1:27:10. 7. Elisa Rigaudo, Italy, 1:27:36. 8. Beatriz Pascual, Spain, 1:27:56. U.S. Finisher 29. Maria Michta, Nesconset, N.Y., 1:32:27. BOXING Men 49Kg Finals Zou Shiming, China, def. Kaeo Pongprayoon, Thailand, 13-10. 56Kg Finals Luke Campbell, Britain, def. John Joe Nevin, Ireland, 14-11. 64Kg Finals Roniel Iglesias Sotolongo, Cuba, def. Denys Berinchyk, Ukraine, 22-15. 75Kg Finals Ryota Murata, Japan, def. Esquiva Falcao Florentino, Brazil, 14-13. 91Kg Finals Oleksandr Usyk, Ukraine, def. Clemente Russo, Italy, 14-11. CANOE (SPRINT) Men Kayak Singles 200 Final A 1. Ed McKeever, Britain, 36.246. 2. Saul Craviotto Rivero, Spain, 36.540. 3. Mark de Jonge, Canada, 36.657. 4. Maxime Beaumont, France, 36.688. 5. Evgeny Salakhov, Russia, 36.825. 6. Miklos Dudas, Hungary, 36.830. 7. Marko Novakovic, Serbia, 37.094. 8. Ronald Rauhe, Germany, 37.553. Canoe Singles 200 Final A 1. Yuri Cheban, Ukraine, 42.291. 2. Jevgenij Shuklin, Lithuania, 42.792. 3. Ivan Shtyl’, Russia, 42.853. 4. Alfonso Benavidez Lopes de Ayala, Spain, 43.038. 5. Dzianis Harazha, Belarus, 43.545. 6. Lubomir Hagara, Slovakia, 43.977. 7. Mathieu Goubel, France, 44.045. 8. Naoya Sakamoto, Japan, 44.699. Kayak Doubles 200 Final A 1. Russia (Yury Postrigay; Alexander Dyachenko), 33.507. 2. Belarus (Raman Piatrushenka; Vadzim Makhneu), 34.266. 3. Britain (Liam Heath; Jon Schofield), 34.421. 4. France (Arnaud Hybois; Sebastien Jouve), 35.012. 5. Argentina (Miguel Antonio Correa; Ruben Oscar Voisard Rezola), 35.271. 6. Australia (Jesse Phillips; Stephen Bird), 35.315. 7. Canada (Ryan Cochrane; Hugues Fournel), 35.396. 8. Germany (Ronald Rauhe; Jonas Ems), 35.405.

Women Kayak Singles 200 Final A 1. Lisa Carrington, New Zealand, 44.638. 2. Inna Osypenko-Radomska, Ukraine, 45.053. 3. Natasa Douchev-Janics, Hungary, 45.128. 4. Teresa Portela Rivas, Spain, 45.326. 5. Marta Walczykiewicz, Poland, 45.500. 6. Natalia Lobova, Russia, 45.961. 7. Jess Walker, Britain, 46.161. 8. Teresa Portela, Portugal, 46.549. CYCLING Women’s Cross Country 1. Julie Bresset, France, 1:30:52. 2. Sabine Spitz, Germany, 1:31:54. 3. Georgia Gould, Fort Collins, Colo., 1:32:00. 4. Irina Kalentieva, Russia, 1:32:33. 5. Esther Suss, Switzerland, 1:32:46. 6. Alexandra Engen, Sweden, 1:33:08. 7. Aleksandra Dawidowicz, Poland, 1:33:20. 8. Annie Last, Britain, 1:33:47. Other U.S. Finisher 11. Lea Davison, Jericho, Vt., 1:35:14. DIVING Men’s 10m Platform Final 1. David Boudia, Noblesville, Ind., 568.65. 2. Qiu Bo, China, 566.85. 3. Thomas Daley, Britain, 556.95. 4. Victor Minibaev, Russia, 527.80. 5. Jose Antonio Guerra, Cuba, 527.70. 6. Lin Yue, China, 527.30. 7. Ivan Garcia Navarro, Mexico, 521.65. 8. Martin Wolfram, Germany, 506.65. 9. Nicholas McCrory, Chapel Hill, N.C., 505.40. MODERN PENTATHLON Men Final 1. David Svoboda, Czech Republic (1024, 1304, 1132, 2468), 5928. 2. Cao Zhongrong, China (1000, 1376, 1080, 2448), 5904. 3. Adam Marosi, Hungary (880, 1336, 1200, 2420), 5836. 4. Aleksander Lesun, Russia (1000, 1312, 1112, 2340), 5764. 5. Steffen Gebhardt, Germany (868, 1276, 1160, 2452), 5756. 6. Thomas Daniel, Austria (808, 1252, 1180, 2504), 5744. 7. Andrei Moiseev, Russia (928, 1328, 1140, 2340), 5736. 8. Justinas Kinderis, Lithuania (760, 1308, 1140, 2524), 5732. U.S. Finisher 32. Dennis Bowsher, Dallas (688, 1300, 1076, 2260), 5324. RHYTHMIC GYMNASTICS Individual Final 1. Evgeniya Kanaeva, Russia, 116.900. 2. Daria Dmitrieva, Russia, 114.500. 3. Liubou Charkashyna, Belarus, 111.700. 4. Aliya Garayeva, Azerbaijan, 111.575. 5. Son Yeon Jae, South Korea, 111.475. 6. Alina Maksymenko, Ukraine, 109.625. 7. Neta Rivkin, Israel, 109.000. 8. Silviya Miteva, Bulgaria, 108.950. 9. Joanna Mitrosz, Poland, 108.900. 10. Ganna Rizatdinova, Ukraine, 107.400. SAILING Elliot 6m (Best-of-5) Gold Medal Spain (Tamara Echegoyen Dominguez; Sofia Toro Prieto Puga; Angela Pumariega Menendez) def. Australia (Olivia Price; Nina Curtis; Lucinda Whitty), 3-2. Bronze Medal Finland (Silja Lehtinen; Silja Kanerva; Mikaela Wulff) def. Russia (Ekaterina Skudina; Elena Siuzeva; Elena Oblova), 3-1. TAEKWONDO Men +80Kg Semifinals Anthony Obame, Gabon, def. Bahri Tanrikulu, Turkey, 3-2. Carlo Molfetta, Italy, def. Daba Modibo Keita, Mali, 6-4. Repechage Semifinals Robelis Despaigne, Cuba, def. Kaino Thomsen-Fuataga, Samoa, 14-2. Liu Xiaobo, China, def. Alisher Gulov, Tajikistan, 6-1. Bronze Medals Robelis Despaigne, Cuba, def. Daba Modibo Keita, Mali, Withdrawn. Liu Xiaobo, China, def. Bahri Tanrikulu, Turkey, 3-2. Gold Medal Carlo Molfetta, Italy, def. Anthony Obame, Gabon, 9-9 (judges decision). Women +67Kg Semifinals Anne-Caroline Graffe, France, def. Glenhis Hernandez, Cuba, 6-4. Milica Mandic, Serbia, def. Anastasia Baryshnikova, Russia, 11-3. Repechage Semifinals Lee In Jong, South Korea, def. Natalya Mamatova, Uzbekistan, 8-1. Maria del Rosario Espinoza, Mexico, def. Talitiga Crawley, Samoa, 13-0. Bronze Medals Anastasia Baryshnikova, Russia, def. Lee In Jong, South Korea, 7-6. Maria del Rosario Espinoza, Mexico, def. Glenhis Hernandez, Cuba, 4-2. Gold Medal Milica Mandic, Serbia, def. AnneCaroline Graffe, France, 9-7.

WRESTLING Men’s Freestyle 60Kg Semifinals Toghrul Asgarov, Azerbaijan, def. Coleman Scott, Waynesburg, Pa., 1-0, 4-0, Points. Besik Kudukhov, Russia, def. Jong Myong Ri, North Korea, 2-0, 3-0, Points. Repechage Kenichi Yumoto, Japan, def. Tim Schleicher, Germany, 6-0, 3-2, Points. Yogeshwar Dutt, India, def. Masoud Esmaeilpoorjouybari, Iran, 0-3, 3-2, 4-0, Points. Bronze Medals Coleman Scott, Waynesburg, Pa., def. Kenichi Yumoto, Japan, 0-1, 3-0, 3-1, Points. Yogeshwar Dutt, India, def. Jong Myong Ri, North Korea, 0-1, 1-0, 6-0, Points. Gold Medal Toghrul Asgarov, Azerbaijan, def. Besik Kudukhov, Russia, 1-0, 5-0, Points. 84Kg Semifinals Jaime Yusept Espinal, Puerto Rico, def. Soslan Gattsiev, Belarus, 7-2, 8-0, Points. Sharif Sharifov, Azerbaijan, def. Ehsan Naser Lashgari, Iran, 1-0, 0-2, 2-1, Points. Repechage Dato Marsagishvili, Georgia, def. Andrew Adibo Dick, Nigeria, Injury. Ibrahim Bolukbasi, Turkey, def. Jake Herbert, Wexford, Pa., 1-0, 1-4, 5-4, Points. Bronze Medals Dato Marsagishvili, Georgia, def. Soslan Gattsiev, Belarus, 3-0, 3-1, Points. Ehsan Naser Lashgari, Iran, def. Ibrahim Bolukbasi, Turkey, 3-2, 3-0, Points. Gold Medal Sharif Sharifov, Azerbaijan, def. Jaime Yusept Espinal, Puerto Rico, 6-1, 2-0, Points. 120Kg Semifinals Artur Taymazov, Uzbekistan, def. Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio, 3-0, Pins. Davit Modzmanashvili, Georgia, def. Bilyal Makhov, Russia, 1-0, 1-1, Points. Repechage Komeil Ghasemi, Iran, def. Nick Matuhin, Germany, 1-0, 1-0, Points. Daulet Shabanbay, Kazakhstan, def. Jesse Ruiz Flores, Mexico, 5-0, 3-0, Pins. Bronze Medals Komeil Ghasemi, Iran, def. Tervel Ivaylov Dlagnev, Columbus, Ohio, 4-0, 0-1, 1-0, Points. Bilyal Makhov, Russia, def. Daulet Shabanbay, Kazakhstan, 5-0, 0-3, 3-0, Points. Gold Medal Artur Taymazov, Uzbekistan, def. Davit Modzmanashvili, Georgia, 1-0, 1-0, Points.

Today’s Schedule

(Subject to change) All Times CDT Athletics At The Mall Men’s Marathon, 5 a.m. Basketball At North Greenwich Arena Men Bronze Medal Russia vs. Argentina, 5 a.m. Gold Medal Spain vs. United States, 9 a.m. Boxing At ExCel Men’s Flyweight (52kg); Men’s Lightweight (60kg); Men’s Welterweight (69kg); Men’s Light Heavyweight (81kg) and Men’s Super Heavyweight (+91kg) final, 7:30 a.m. Cycling (Mountain Bike) At Hadleigh Farm, Essex Men’s Cross-Country race, 7:30 a.m. Gymnastics At Rhythmic Wembley Arena Women’s Group All-Around final, 7:30 a.m. Modern Pentathlon Women Fencing (At Olympic Park-Handball Arena), 2 a.m. Swimming (At Olympic ParkAquatics Centre), 6:35 a.m. Riding (At Greenwich Park), 8:35 a.m. Combined Event (At Greenwich Park), noon Team Handball Men At Copper Box Bronze Medal Hungary vs. Croatia, 5 a.m. Gold Medal Sweden vs. France, 9 a.m. Volleyball Men At Earls Court Bronze Medal Italy vs. Bulgaria, 3:30 a.m. Gold Medal Brazil vs. Russia, 7 a.m. Water Polo Men At Olympic Park-Water Polo Arena Seventh Place United States vs. Australia, 4:20 a.m. Fifth Place Spain vs. vs. Hungary, 5:40 a.m. Bronze Medal Montenegro vs. Serbia, 8:30 a.m. Gold Medal Croatia vs. Italy, 9:50 a.m. Wrestling (Freestyle) At ExCel Men’s 66kg and 96kg qualifications, 1/8 finals, quarterfinals, semifinals, 2:30 a.m. Men’s 66kg and 96kg repechage rounds, bronze and gold medal contests, 6:45 a.m.

X Sunday, August 12, 2012

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Nationwide Zippo 200 PGA Championship

Saturday At Kiawah Island Golf Resort (Ocean Course) Kiawah Island, S.C. Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,676; Par: 72 Partial Third Round Play suspended by wet grounds Bo Van Pelt 73-73-67—213 Steve Stricker 74-73-67—214 Jimmy Walker 73-75-67—215 David Lynn 73-74-68—215 Padraig Harrington 70-76-69—215 Geoff Ogilvy 68-78-70—216 Bill Haas 75-73-69—217 Marc Leishman 74-72-71—217 Jason Dufner 74-76-68—218 Justin Rose 69-79-70—218 Bubba Watson 73-75-70—218 Greg Chalmers 70-76-72—218 Louis Oosthuizen 70-79-70—219 Jim Furyk 72-77-70—219 J.J. Henry 72-77-70—219 Paul Lawrie 73-75-71—219 John Senden 73-74-72—219 Ben Curtis 69-76-73—219 Thorbjorn Olesen 75-74-71—220 Rich Beem 72-76-72—220 Ernie Els 72-75-73—220 Alex Noren 67-80-73—220 Sang Moon Bae 72-78-71—221 Darren Clarke 73-76-72—221 Brendon de Jonge 71-78-72—221 Robert Garrigus 74-73-74—221 Y.E. Yang 73-74-74—221 Charl Schwartzel 70-77-74—221 Gary Woodland 67-79-75—221 K.J. Choi 69-77-75—221 Dustin Johnson 71-79-72—222 David Toms 72-78-72—222 Matt Every 72-76-74—222 Chez Reavie 74-76-73—223 Seung-yul Noh 74-75-74—223 Thomas Bjorn 70-79-74—223 Ken Duke 71-78-74—223 Retief Goosen 73-74-75—223 Luke Donald 74-76-74—224 Cameron Tringale 69-78-77—224 Scott Piercy 68-78-78—224 Ryo Ishikawa 69-77-79—225 Toru Taniguchi 72-76-78—226 Marcus Fraser 74-75-78—227 George McNeill 71-76-80—227 John Huh 72-78-79—229 Leaderboard Rory McIlroy -6 thru 9 Vijay Singh -6 thru 7 Adam Scott -5 thru 9 Carl Pettersson -4 thru 8 Bo Van Pelt -3 thru 18 Trevor Immelman -3 thru 10 Steve Stricker -2 thru 18 Peter Hanson -2 thru 12 Graeme McDowell -2 thru 11 Joost Luiten -2 thru 12 Ian Poulter -2 thru 8 Also Tiger Woods -1 thru 7 Phil Mickelson +1 thru 11

Jamie Farr Toledo Classic

Saturday At Highland Meadows Golf Club Sylvania, Ohio Purse: $1.3 million Yardage: 6,428; Par: 71 Third Round I.K. Kim 69-67-66—202 Jiyai Shin 69-67-66—202 So Yeon Ryu 67-68-67—202 Hee Kyung Seo 68-66-68—202 Mika Miyazato 66-68-69—203 Inbee Park 69-65-69—203 Chella Choi 66-67-70—203 Jacqui Concolino 68-68-69—205 Angela Stanford 66-70-69—205 Hee-Won Han 68-67-70—205 Pernilla Lindberg 64-71-70—205 Jennie Lee 69-70-67—206 Beatriz Recari 70-66-70—206 Karine Icher 66-69-71—206 Jeong Jang 68-70-69—207 Mo Martin 69-72-67—208 Sandra Gal 69-71-68—208 Samantha Richdale 69-69-70—208 Haeji Kang 72-70-67—209 Karin Sjodin 73-68-68—209 Natalie Gulbis 69-71-69—209 Tiffany Joh 71-69-69—209 Jee Young Lee 68-72-69—209 Amy Yang 67-73-69—209 Sydnee Michaels 69-68-72—209 Julieta Granada 70-72-68—210 Brooke Pancake 68-73-69—210 Jenny Shin 67-73-70—210 Paula Creamer 68-71-71—210 Numa Gulyanamitta 66-72-72—210 Stacy Lewis 68-69-73—210 Lindsey Wright 69-68-73—210 Laura Davies 68-74-69—211

U.S. Women’s Amateur

Saturday At The Country Club Cleveland Yardage: 6,512; Par: 72 Semifinals Jaye Marie Green, Boca Raton, Fla. (146), def. Nicole Zhang, Canada (144), 2 up. Lydia Ko, New Zealand (137), def. Ariya Jutanugarn, Thailand (139), 3 and 1.

Saturday At Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Lap length: 2.45 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (2) Carl Edwards, Ford, 82 laps, 130.4 rating, 0 points, $52,050. 2. (4) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 82, 142.9, 0, $26,925. 3. (1) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 82, 121.5, 42, $29,093. 4. (10) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 82, 106, 40, $27,143. 5. (15) Ron Fellows, Chevrolet, 82, 103, 39, $16,925. 6. (5) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 82, 112.6, 0, $13,475. 7. (11) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 82, 105.3, 0, $12,725. 8. (3) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 82, 98.8, 0, $12,350. 9. (8) Justin Allgaier, Chevrolet, 82, 92.5, 36, $20,618. 10. (9) Brian Scott, Toyota, 82, 91.2, 34, $19,418. 11. (19) Michael Annett, Ford, 82, 83.5, 33, $18,468. 12. (7) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 82, 93.9, 32, $17,993. 13. (14) Miguel Paludo, Chevrolet, 82, 86.7, 0, $17,893. 14. (20) Mike Bliss, Toyota, 82, 78.2, 30, $17,768. 15. (13) Ryan Truex, Toyota, 82, 78.9, 30, $18,168. 16. (16) Victor Gonzalez Jr., Toyota, 82, 79.1, 28, $18,343. 17. (27) Jason Bowles, Toyota, 82, 71.4, 27, $21,193. 18. (28) Mike Wallace, Chevrolet, 82, 64.6, 26, $17,518. 19. (21) Jeremy Clements, Chevrolet, 82, 68.8, 26, $17,443. 20. (34) Kenny Habul, Toyota, 82, 56.2, 24, $11,125. 21. (24) Kyle Kelley, Chevrolet, 82, 59.5, 23, $11,350. 22. (6) Joey Logano, Toyota, 82, 98.2, 0, $10,825. 23. (30) Austin Dillon, Chevrolet, 82, 68, 21, $17,218. 24. (12) Cole Whitt, Chevrolet, 81, 77.5, 20, $17,118. 25. (39) Tim Connolly, Chevrolet, 81, 49.4, 19, $17,518. 26. (40) Eric McClure, Toyota, 77, 47.2, 18, $16,998. 27. (26) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, engine, 55, 65.9, 17, $10,475. 28. (41) Tony Raines, Dodge, vibration, 45, 42.4, 0, $16,873. 29. (25) Alex Kennedy, Toyota, accident, 37, 74.6, 16, $16,838. 30. (38) Daryl Harr, Chevrolet, 33, 41.5, 14, $17,103. 31. (31) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, electrical, 27, 41.6, 0, $16,743. 32. (42) Dexter Stacey, Chevrolet, handling, 25, 41.7, 12, $16,683. 33. (43) Morgan Shepherd, Chevrolet, brakes, 23, 42.8, 11, $10,185. 34. (35) Eric Curran, Dodge, electrical, 18, 39.1, 10, $10,125. 35. (29) Timmy Hill, Ford, alternator, 14, 48.6, 9, $10,085. 36. (37) Matthew Bell, Ford, accident, 11, 46, 8, $16,518. 37. (32) Chris Cook, Chevrolet, overheating, 8, 37.6, 0, $10,000. 38. (17) Alex Popow, Toyota, accident, 5, 44.3, 6, $16,424. 39. (18) Josh Wise, Chevrolet, vibration, 3, 34.5, 0, $9,820. 40. (33) Jeff Green, Toyota, vibration, 3, 37.4, 4, $9,695. 41. (36) Matt DiBenedetto, Chevrolet, brakes, 2, 35, 3, $9,655. 42. (22) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, brakes, 2, 33.4, 0, $9,615. 43. (23) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, accident, 2, 31.8, 1, $16,002. Race Statistics Average Speed of Race Winner: 91.100 mph. Time of Race: 2 hours, 12 minutes, 19 seconds. Margin of Victory: 1.130 seconds. Caution Flags: 5 for 15 laps. Lead Changes: 13 among 9 drivers. Lap Leaders: S.Hornish Jr. 1-11; B.Keselowski 12-19; S.Hornish Jr. 20-23; A.Kennedy 24-28; B.Keselowski 29-50; K.Busch 51; R.Truex 52-53; M.Paludo 54-57; J.Allgaier 58; J.Clements 59; B.Keselowski 60-72; C.Edwards 73-75; B.Keselowski 76; C.Edwards 77-82. Leaders Summary (Driver, Times Led, Laps Led): B.Keselowski, 4 times for 44 laps; S.Hornish Jr., 2 times for 15 laps; C.Edwards, 2 times for 9 laps; A.Kennedy, 1 time for 5 laps; M.Paludo, 1 time for 4 laps; R.Truex, 1 time for 2 laps; K.Busch, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Allgaier, 1 time for 1 lap; J.Clements, 1 time for 1 lap. Top 10 in Points: 1. E.Sadler, 783; 2. R.Stenhouse Jr., 770; 3. S.Hornish Jr., 759; 4. A.Dillon, 754; 5. J.Allgaier, 709; 6. M.Annett, 674; 7. C.Whitt, 622; 8. M.Bliss, 578; 9. B.Scott, 520; 10. J.Nemechek, 492. NASCAR Driver Rating Formula A maximum of 150 points can be attained in a race. The formula combines the following categories: Wins, Finishes, Top15 Finishes, Average Running Position While on Lead Lap, Average Speed Under Green, Fastest Lap, Led Most Laps, Lead-Lap Finish.

Sprint Cup Finger Lakes 355 Lineup

After Saturday qualifying; race today At Watkins Glen International Watkins Glen, N.Y. Lap length: 2.45 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 127.02 mph. 2. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 126.928. 3. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 126.925. 4. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 126.626. 5. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 126.524. 6. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 126.312. 7. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 126.15. 8. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 126.061. 9. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 126.049. 10. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 125.959. 11. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 125.713. 12. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 125.643. 13. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 125.612. 14. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 125.518. 15. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 125.516. 16. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 125.5. 17. (22) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 125.419. 18. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 125.409. 19. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 125.389. 20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 125.339. 21. (95) Scott Speed, Ford, 125.334. 22. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 125.199. 23. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 125.08. 24. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 124.917. 25. (32) Boris Said, Ford, 124.791. 26. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 124.715. 27. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 124.455. 28. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 124.208. 29. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 124.187. 30. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 124.131. 31. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 124.108. 32. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 123.868. 33. (55) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 123.71. 34. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 123.576. 35. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 123.471. 36. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 123.436. 37. (10) J.J. Yeley, Chevrolet, 123.27. 38. (26) Josh Wise, Ford, 122.531. 39. (33) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, 122.335. 40. (19) Chris Cook, Toyota, 118.879. 41. (49) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 118.742. 42. (93) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, owner points. 43. (30) Patrick Long, Toyota, 117.551.

MLS

EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Kansas City 13 7 4 43 30 22 New York 12 7 5 41 40 34 Houston 11 6 7 40 35 27 D.C. 11 8 3 36 36 29 Chicago 10 7 5 35 25 24 Montreal 9 13 3 30 35 43 Columbus 8 8 4 28 20 21 Philadelphia 7 11 2 23 22 24 New England 6 11 5 23 26 28 Toronto FC 5 13 4 19 25 40 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 13 5 5 44 45 28 Real Salt Lake 13 9 3 42 36 30 Seattle 10 5 7 37 31 22 Vancouver 10 7 7 37 28 29 Los Angeles 10 11 3 33 39 39 FC Dallas 6 11 8 26 29 34 Chivas USA 7 8 5 26 14 21 Colorado 8 15 1 25 31 35 Portland 5 12 5 20 20 37 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Saturday’s Games Vancouver 2, Real Salt Lake 1 Toronto FC at Columbus, postponed Sporting Kansas City 2, D.C. United 1 FC Dallas 3, Colorado 2 Seattle FC at San Jose, (n) Today’s Games Chicago at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Montreal at New England, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Chivas USA, 10 p.m.

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A U.S. Open Series event Saturday At Uniprix Stadium Montreal Purse: $2.17 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Third Round Agnieszka Radwanska (2), Poland, def. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 6-2, 6-4. Li Na (10), China, def. Sara Errani (8), Italy, 6-4, 6-2. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, def. Christina McHale, United States, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Tamira Paszek, Austria, def. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-3, 6-0. Roberta Vinci, Italy, def. Angelique Kerber (6), Germany, 6-2, 7-6 (7). Caroline Wozniacki (7), Denmark, def. Varvara Lepchenko, United States, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Quarterfinals Li Na (10), China, def. Agnieszka Radwanska (2), Poland, 6-2, 6-1. Lucie Safarova (16), Czech Republic, def. Roberta Vinci, Italy, 6-2, 6-2.


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PARIS — Kansas University’s men’s basketball team will have a different look for today’s final exhibition game against AMW Team France. KU coach Bill Self said after Saturday’s 74-73 loss that seniors Elijah Johnson, Travis Releford and Jeff Withey would not play in the team’s European finale. Kevin Young might not play, but if he does, it’ll only be to get some work on the perimeter. Self said his plan all along was to rest his three starting seniors today to get a better look at his newcomers. “Those guys deserve it. They haven’t had a chance to play as much,” Self said of his new guys. “I know what those returning guys can do. It’s going to be good for these other guys to get their feet wet.”

Injury updates Self said that he never considered playing guard Ben McLemore on Saturday because of the freshman’s injured groin. “It’s bothering him. He can barely walk,” Self said. “He’s still walking with some pain, so he’s definitely not going to play (today) either.” KU guard Milt Doyle also left Saturday’s game because of a dislocated finger. Self said the freshman was fine and would be available for today’s game. Players bumming Though it was only an exhibition loss, most of KU’s players looked dejected when walking to their locker room after the game. “If you’re a basketball player and you play for the University of Kansas, you want to be a winner,” KU guard Naadir Tharpe said. “You should be disappointed by this game. We lost.” KU guard Elijah Johnson had mixed thoughts after the defeat.

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KANSAS’ ELIJAH JOHNSON, LEFT, PASSES around AMW Team France’s Xavier Gaillou during KU’s 74-73 exhibition loss Saturday in Paris. “I like that our team fights back. I like that I see that in our team, and I like that our young fellas aren’t scared of an opportunity,” Johnson said. “Mixed emotions because I love to win. I don’t really like to lose, but I think that it was best to lose now so we could learn from it.”

Short on skill … for now Self was quick to point out in the postgame that while KU didn’t play well, it wasn’t because of a lack of effort. “What I would probably say more than anything else is that we’ve got a long ways to go to become a good team. Of course, we knew that,” Self said. “We’ve used 10 practices to try to get better, and we should be further along, but we’re just not a very skilled basketball team right now. “We’ve got good athletes, but we don’t pass it, catch it and dribble it very good. We’ve got to get where our guys can make plays.” The Jayhawks’ post players had an especially difficult time handling the ball on Saturday, fumbling

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Johnson challenged Following Self’s critical words about his returning players Saturday, KU senior point guard Johnson said he knew exactly what the coach wanted from him. “To run the team. To be a point guard. And that’s what I’m going to do,” Johnson said. “I don’t run from a challenge. If you ask me to be a point guard, I’ll be a point guard. “I think I’m personally a point guard. I think it’s in my blood. I think that I have fun leading and controlling and telling everybody what they should be doing, so maybe this is testing me to step up and do it the whole time on the court and not just do it when it’s crunch time.”

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fouled on a drive by Zach Peters with 6.1 seconds left and made both free throws. On KU’s final possession, Johnson drove the length of the floor before kicking out to Naadir Tharpe for an open threepointer on the left wing. The shot hit front iron before bouncing away. “I thought it was going to go in. As many shots as I didn’t shoot well tonight … I felt like that last shot that I shot was going to be able to go in,” said Tharpe, who scored eight points on 4-for11 shooting from the floor and 0-for-5 from three. “But it didn’t fall. I’m going to get another chance to shoot that shot, and I’m going to be ready to knock it down.” KU played once again without freshman guard Ben McLemore, who continues to be hampered by a sore groin. Self still wasn’t taking it easy on his guys. “We’re not very good at all. We can improve on everything,” Self said. “I would just like to be able to pass and dribble and catch. That would be a good starting point. Forget about shooting or guarding or anything.” KU had 27 turnovers, compared to 23 for AMW. Self was so frustrated with his returning players that he started the second half — KU led, 36-34, at the break — with a lineup of that included walk-ons Evan Manning and Niko Roberts. “To be honest with you, I just thought that our main guys were so bad they

a few of passes out of bounds for turnovers. “One of the most simple things ever; we couldn’t catch the ball tonight,” KU freshman forward Zach Peters said. “Honestly, we’ve got to work on doing the easy things right and then the hard things after that, because we can’t even do the easy things right now.”

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KU’S NAADIR THARPE HEADS TO THE GOAL in KU’s exhibition loss to AMW Team France on Saturday in Paris. didn’t deserve to play,” Self said. “I really thought that if we hadn’t have played some of those guys, we would have had a chance to have had a bigger lead at halftime. Obviously, we had to play them to have a chance to win the game, but I wasn’t happy with any of them. I didn’t think any of them played worth a flip.” Johnson, who finished with five points on 2-for-10 shooting to go with four assists and two turnovers, said his coach’s assessment of the veterans was accurate. “A lot of people go against the grain, or a lot of people just say what they think they should say in the interview. But I personally agree with him,” Johnson said. “He’s setting standards right now. Last year, he set standards, and it got us second place, which disappointed our whole state. “So I understand everything he’s doing and setting standards and want-

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ing more out of us, because he knows he can get more out of us. So why not test us? Why just say, ‘Hey, it’s OK, Travis. It’s OK, Elijah. It’s OK, Jeff. We lost. It’s OK.’ It’s not OK.” The Jayhawks, which fell to 2-1 on their exhibition trip, will face AMW Team France again at 1 p.m. today (Central time) in the final game of their European tour.

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HIGHER GROUND CLOTHING DETAILS: Grant: shoes, Converse;

shorts, Gap; shirt, The Gap. Judah: shoes, hand-medowns; shorts, Gap; shirt, Gap.

Grant and Judah Plummer Ages: Both 9 Relationship status: Both are single Hometown: Omaha, Neb. Time in Lawrence: Just today Occupation: Students Dream job: Grant: Working at a restaurant; Judah: Orthodontist What were you doing when scouted? Walking, going to the Yarn Barn Describe your style: Grant: Khaki shorts, LA Rushers T-shirt; Judah: Long shorts and short-sleeved shirts Fashion trends you love: Grant: Dark and bright colors; Judah: Bright colors Fashion trends you hate: Grant: Sweaters and turtlenecks; Judah: Longsleeved shirts What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? Grant: Army toys; Judah: Metal swords Less of? Grant: Nothing; Judah: Shopping stores. I hate shopping. Who do people say you look like? Judah: People tell me I look like Grant. Tell us a secret… Grant: I wanted to kidnap my cousin once; Judah: My secrets are too private. Know someone stylin’? Send us a tip! style@lawrence.com

Bree Henderson Age: 21 Relationship status: With my boyfriend Hometown: Lenexa Time in Lawrence: 10 minutes, today Occupation: Student Dream job: Organizational psychologist or peace ambassador What were you doing when scouted? Looking for socks Describe your style: Total gal Fashion trends you love: Retro. I’m into the cycle of fashion right now. Fashion trends you hate: Trying too hard Fashion influences: Japanese fashion, Gyaru What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? CLOTHING DETAILS: Cardigan, American Charlotte Russe, 40 minutes ago, Apparel $15; romper, ModCloth, one week Less of? ago, $70; socks, my boyfriend got The Buckle them from Cypress Ridge Golf Course, FootJoy, $20; shoes, $20, Who do people say summer 2011. you look like? Megan Fox or Angelina Jolie, on a good day Tell us a secret… I like Pokémon, and I’m really good at Nintendo 64.

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THE REV. MATT COX SPEAKS DURING A JULY 29 EASTLAKE CHURCH SERVICE at South Middle School. The school auditorium was transformed into a sanctuary of sorts for the service. The church has been splitting time primarily between the school and the Lawrence Holiday Inn Convention Center, but members hope to find a permanent location.

EastLake among several religious groups in city that don’t have permanent home By Terry Rombeck

Bob Szrot grew up in the Catholic Church, believing Mass was held on consecrated ground. Now he sometimes worships with the smell of hotel swimming pool chlorine wafting from the hallways; sometimes in a space typically populated by 13-yearolds; and sometimes in a 100-year-old concert venue. He’s a member of EastLake Community Church, a young-but-booming nondenominational congregation (a “church for the rest of us,” as lead pastor Matt Cox calls

it) that has spent this year as a nomadic church, with no permanent home. “Sometimes I have to remind myself where we’re going to be,” Szrot says. “I get the question every so often, ‘Are we going to get a real building?’ But the people are the church, not the building itself.” EastLake began weekly services at South Junior High School in January 2010. Services were in the auditorium, gathering space was in the entryway and children’s activities were in class- A TEMPORARY SIGN OUTSIDE South Middle School marks the location of EastLake Church services. Volunteers rooms. arrive three hours before the first service to set up for the Please see CHURCH, page 2C morning.

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lvis has left the building. Then he walks toward me, and I photograph him using a bright flash in the August sunshine. Sound like I’m having a heat stroke? Using flash outside where there’s plenty of light seems crazy, but it can improve many photographs. Oh, and the part about Elvis? He was an impersonator, but it was still the King and he deserved a spotlight. Direct sunlight is a harsh and very directional light. Midday sun puts shadows beneath eyes, and hats can completely hide a person’s face. It’s all pretty unflattering. Early-morning and evening light can be beautiful for

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in more than 70 categories. We want you to tell us where we need to eat and drink, where we need to shop, who should clean our teeth, who we need to read, who we need to see, so on and so forth. Voting is simplified this year. Instead of different rounds of nominations, we’re giving readers and residents one round — one long round — of

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But by the end of 2011, the church had outgrown its allotted space, and the school district informed leaders that the fire marshal could no longer allow the current configuration, says Cox, the church’s founder. So EastLake started holding services at the Lawrence Holiday Inn Convention Center. But the center’s busy schedule often bumps the church back to what is now South Middle School, only without access to all the classTerry Rombeck/Journal-World Photos room space. And mix into that occasional “worship A TEMPORARY SIGN OUTSIDE THE AUDITORIUM at South Middle School helps with nights” at Liberty Hall EastLake Church’s branding. The church also sets up temporary signs along major or Abe & Jake’s Landing, streets near its services on Sunday mornings. BELOW: Kelli Szrot sings with the praise and you have the true es- band July 29 at EastLake Church services at South Middle School. sence of a church without a home. for the start of the Kan“The benefit is I’m a sas City Chiefs training huge believer that the camp. church is not the building, Mallory Laing says the it’s the people,” Cox says. environment suits her But, admittedly, there spiritual needs. When she are drawbacks: and her then-boyfriend ! EastLake must be started attending Eastproactive on its website Lake, she worried about and social media about getting judged about livits plans for the following together without being weekend, ensuring ing married. She quickly members and prospeclearned that EastLake tive guests know where to members didn’t care. show up. “I felt OK to write down ! Each week, volunour address,” she says. teers meet three hours “People weren’t going to before the start of the first tage Church meets weekly “We see that as a bottle- judge us.” service at 9:30 a.m. to un- at Liberty Memorial Cen- neck to our growth,” he Though she admits havload a 45-foot trailer and tral Middle School. And says. “We’ve seen our mo- ing conversations with set up the stage, audio/ Greenhouse Culture has mentum slow the last six friends about where next visual equipment, coffee been gathering at Mace- months, though our sum- Sunday’s meeting will be, table, information table li’s, but it recently signed mer is pretty good.” Laing says the location and other necessities for a lease to use the former Cox hopes EastLake can dilemma has been a chalservice. They stay for an- Masonic Temple in down- be “a church for people lenge the church has, so other half-hour after the 11 town Lawrence. who don’t like church.” far, overcome. a.m. service to tear down But EastLake is unique He says the church Still, she’s ready for a and pack up the trailer. in that it has been moving includes people from a permanent home. ! Any gatherings dur- week to week, depend- range of theological per“We’re ready,” she says, ing the week must be held ing on availability. Cox spectives — a few volun- “for God to show us where in members’ says he has teers are even agnostics we’re going to be.” homes. Cox explored al- and atheists — and that The benefit is I’m most every service is a key aspect of supports having many a huge believer that building in its mission, with volunteer of those the church is not L a w r e n c e , projects slated throughout small-group i n c l u d i n g the community. Cox says m e e t i n g s the building, it’s the vacant retail the church also holds a in homes people.” space, ban- variety of non-church-rewhether quet spaces, lated meetings, including there is a full- — Matt Cox, lead pastor r e c r e a t i o n trivia nights and a kickball time church of EastLake Church centers and team, for a different type building more. He’s of “on-ramp,” as he calls or not, but yet to find it, into Christianity. there are some admin- one that would fit serDuring a recent sermon istrative meetings that vices, which he says draw about what the Bible says might be better held in a 500 people weekly. about watching what you church space. “Ideally, some would say, Cox wore a Kansas hand us a $5 million University T-shirt and Nomadic churches check,” he says, laughing. khaki shorts. He showed The church-with-no- But short of the possibil- a clip from the TV show building philosophy isn’t ity of new construction, “Up All Night.” He made unique, especially for Cox and his leadership a poop joke. nondenominational con- team are looking for any Before the sermon, the gregations in Lawrence. space that would give church’s band played four Velocity Church meets at them a consistent home Christian rock songs, and the Lawrence Arts Center — even if it is temporary. a volunteer said a short weekly. Relevate Church He’s seen the church’s opening prayer thanking meets weekly at Holcomb growth plateau with the God both for those gathRecreation Center. Vin- location uncertainty. ered for the service and

ARTS NOTES Lithgow performance EMU Halloween show jam session at 6 p.m. Aug. 25 at the American Music rescheduled auditions today Academy, 1419 Mass. The

Actor John Lithgow has rescheduled his Lied Center performance. Lithgow will perform his one-man theatrical memoir “Stories by Heart” at 7:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 17. The show was initially Lithgow scheduled for Oct. 20. Lithgow recently accepted an invitation to perform at the National Theatre of Great Britain in London, forcing him to reschedule fall performances in the United States. Current ticket holders are not affected. Refunds or exchanges for other Lied Center Presents performances are also available, according to a news release from the Lied Center. For refunds, tickets must be returned to the Lied Center Ticket Office. For more information, call the ticket office at 785-864-2787.

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Fiddling and picking events start Aug. 24 The 32nd annual Kansas State Fiddling and Picking Championships will begin with a kickoff potluck and

contests then begin at noon Aug. 26 in South Park. In addition, four concerts will be held throughout the day Aug. 26, and the event will feature food and drink vendors and artist booths. Competition categories are: finger style and flat pick guitar, open fiddle, youth fiddle, banjo, mandolin, miscellaneous acoustic instruments and ensemble folk singing. Participants of all ages are welcome to enter. Participants will give a sneak preview in their showcase at Busker Fest on Aug. 24 in downtown Lawrence. All events are free, but goodwill donations are welcome. More information can be found at kansasfiddling andpicking.org.

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Luis Santamaria, writer, Cumana, Venezuela “‘Cien Años de Soledad (One Hundred Years of Solitude)’ (by Gabriel García Márquez).”

Roger Blair, radiologist Pendleton, Ore. “‘Doc Maynard: The man who invented Seattle’ (by William C. Speidel).”

Darius Vaan, 11th-grader Lawrence “‘Love the One You’re With’ (by Emily Giffin).”

In March 2003, as U.S. forces were pouring into Iraq, I interviewed Gore Vidal at his elegant home in the Hollywood Hills. The conflict’s opening days hadn’t gone quite as smoothly as some Pentagon planners had anticipated, and Vidal, a self-described “master of the I-told-youso school,” was in his usual calmly excoriating mode as he surveyed the unfolding military campaign. “We’ve been in the empire business before, but never so nakedly and never so stupidly,” Vidal said, launching into a fierce and professorial discourse that touched on the Monroe Doctrine, the Mexican War of the 1840s and the Spanish-American War. Vidal, the prolific man of letters who died recently at age 86, was a lifelong connoisseur of empires, with a particular interest in their Romanesque antecedents. He was fascinated not simply by the rise and fall of empires but by their intersection with cults of personality, byzantine sexual intrigues and the backroom power grabs of the mendacious and ambitious. Like Edward Gibbon, another historical writer who never let too many facts get in the way of a ripping yarn, Vidal as an artist reveled in the Technicolor spectacle of greatpower decline, even as he grieved and fumed at the self-destructive waste of empirical over-reaching. The ironist in Vidal couldn’t help viewing the apocalyptic orgy with bemused detachment. This was a man, after all, who helped write the screenplay for “Caligula,” Penthouse publisher Bob Guccione’s monumentally awful sword, sandals and

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AUTHOR GORE VIDAL, pictured on Dec. 9, 1974, in Los Angeles, died July 31 at age 86. Vidal used classical Rome as a template for analyzing modern America. skin “epic” about the last days of the cruel and corrupt Roman emperor. Vidal used classical Rome as a template for analyzing modern America. He was fascinated by antiquity, as he demonstrated in historical fictions such as “Julian” (1964), an epistolary novel about the emperor who tried to roll back Christianity in favor of the old pagan gods, and his 1981 novel “Creation,” set in the 5th century B.C., when Socrates, Zoroaster, the Buddha and Confucius all walked the earth. The writer spent much of his adult life in exile, ensconced in a villa poetically on Italy’s Amalfi Coast, like some latter-day Roman philosopher, half Stoic, half Epicurean. He invested a number of his many essays with acidic observations about what he saw as the American march of folly, spurred by the country’s adoption of a foreign policy he archly described as “perpetual war for perpetual peace.” By becoming an empire, he insisted, the country was betraying its founders’ republican principles. But Citizen Vidal never entirely turned his back on the United States or disengaged from its painful midlife crises. Politics was in Vidal’s intellectual DNA, as the grandson of

a Democratic U.S. senator from Oklahoma and a step-relative of the future Jacqueline Kennedy. Vidal in 1982 launched an unsuccessful campaign for one of California’s U.S. Senate seats. Like writer-pugilist Norman Mailer, a Vidal nemesis who once ran for mayor of New York, and novelist Mario Vargas Llosa, who made a bid for the Peruvian presidency, Vidal embraced the role of an artist/activist who relished getting up from the typewriter now and then to take part in a round of verbal fisticuffs. He was both consummate insider and consummate outsider, a gay man at a time when being a homosexual could land you in prison, but an extraordinarily privileged gay man who worked and mingled in Hollywood, whose plays were performed on Broadway and whose opinions reverberated in Washington. What Vidal implicitly and explicitly challenged in his voluminous output was the idea of American exceptionalism, the notion (much in vogue today in certain circles) that the country is uniquely favored among nations and therefore its actions in the long run can’t be anything but noble and beneficial for the human race.

Vidal likewise rejected the idea that any one religion had a monopoly on morality. He was a particularly fierce critic of the three great monotheistic faiths. His 1992 novel “Live From Golgotha: The Gospel According to Gore Vidal,” is an irreverent send-up of the New Testament that infuriated the Vatican. In a Harvard University lecture, Vidal called for America to be one nation united not under God, but under “our common humanity.” Vidal distrusted all forms of political and religious hagiography. He cast the Great Emancipator as something of a neurotic mess in his novel “Lincoln.” He depicted Aaron Burr, a villain of sixth-grade textbooks, as an honorable Renaissance man, and George Washington, Thomas Jefferson and Alexander Hamilton as incompetent schemers. His revisionist outlook struck some critics as brilliant and others as almost gleefully perverse, especially in his twilight years. History and morality, he insisted, are treacherous, both for those who make them and those who try to interpret them. Nations and individuals who think they’re immune from these traps, Vidal believed, do so at their peril.

1. “Gone Girl.” Gillian Flynn. Crown ($25). 2. “Odd Apocalypse.” Dean R. Koontz. Bantam ($28). 3. “Friends Forever.” Danielle Steel. Delacorte ($28). 4. “Where We Belong.” Emily Giffin. St. Martin’s ($27.99). 5. “Black List: A Thriller.” Brad Thor. Atria ($27.99). 6. “I, Michael.” Bennett Patterson/Ledwidge. Little, Brown ($27.99). 7. “The Fallen Angel.” Daniel Silva. Harper ($27.99). 8. “Shadow of Night.” Deborah Harkness. Viking ($28.95). 9. “Haven.” Kay Hooper. Berkley ($26.95). 10. “Backfire.” Catherine Coulter. Putnam ($26.95).

Nonfiction 1. “Wild.” Cheryl Strayed. Knopf ($25.95). 2. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill O’Reilly. Henry Holt ($28). 3. “Vintage Cakes.” Julie Richardson. Ten Speed Press ($24). 4. “The Amateur.” Edward Klein. Regnery Publishing ($27.95). 5. “Double Cross.” Ben Macintyre. Crown ($26). 6. “Wheat Belly.” William Davis. Rodale Press ($25.99). 7. “Steve Jobs.” Walter Isaacson. Simon & Schuster ($35). 8. “The Blood Sugar Solution.” Mark Hyman. Little, Brown ($27.99). 9. “I Hate Everyone ... Starting With Me.” Joan Rivers. Berkley ($25.95). 10. “The Skinny Rules.” Bob Harper. Ballantine Books ($26).

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The New Yorker last week printed and posted on its website a previously unpublished piece of fiction by F. Scott Fitzgerald called “Thank You for the Light.” It’s the story of “a pretty, somewhat faded woman of forty” named Mrs. Hanson, “who sold corsets and girdles, travelling out of Chicago” and for whom life’s greatest pleasure comes in the form of a cigarette. “Smoking meant a lot to her sometimes,” Fitzgerald tells us. “She worked very hard and it had some

ability to rest and relax her psychologically. She was a widow and she had no close rela- Fitzgerald tives to write to in the evenings, and more than one moving picture a week hurt her eyes, so smoking had come to be an important punctuation mark in the long sentence of a day on the road.” It’s not hard to see why “Thank You for the Light,” which Fitzgerald

wrote in 1936, was never published until now. At less than 1,200 words, this is a glancing tale, more of a sketch than a story, dating from around the same time as the essay “The Crack-Up,” in which the author details his state of breakdown and despair. “Of course all life is a process of breaking down,” Fitzgerald wrote there, “but the blows that do the dramatic side of the work — the big sudden blows that come, or seem to come, from outside — the ones you remember and blame things on and, in moments of weakness,

tell your friends about, don’t show their effect all at once. There is another sort of blow that comes from within — that you don’t feel until it’s too late to do anything about it, until you realize with finality that in some regard you will never be as good a man again.” “Thank You for the Light” doesn’t get into any of that, although it does come with a clever twist. Prevented from smoking by a variety of “hatched-faced” clients “who did not like other people’s self-indulgence,” Mrs. Hanson finds herself in a church

where “(i)n her imagination, the Virgin came down, like in the play ‘The Miracle,’ and took her place and sold corsets and girdles for her and was tired, just as she was. Then for a few minutes Mrs. Hanson must have slept.” I don’t want to give away the ending, but let’s just say there’s an unexpected benediction of a kind. And in that moment, we’re reminded that, even at his slightest, Fitzgerald was a deft creator, able to evoke the most mundane transformations with a graceful sense of style.

Wickedly funny ‘Dead Stars’ digs into reality-driven celebrity By Carolyn Kellogg Los Angeles Times

It starts with Telma, a plucky adolescent who’s not only the youngest breast-cancer survivor ever but quite possibly the most ambitious. She is unceasingly cheerful, a supportive force on the ward, a favorite of her doctors and nurses, and writes “kancer” with a “k” as a way of taking away its power. She has taken her cancer fame as far as it can go, performing at celebrity fundraisers with the likes

of Michael Douglas and Beyonce, but she wants more: She’s set her sights on a role on “Glee.” Her drive seesaws between adorable and appalling — but this is Bruce Wagner, so things tip toward the untoward. Wagner has said he does not like to be called a satirist, but the scabrous point of view fits. “Dead Stars” is a manic, hypersexualized take-down of Hollywood wannabes and strivers, a relentless, wickedly funny, pornographic flash on the eddies of fame in the pres-

ent moment. Before we even get to Telma, there are pages with just a few bits of text typically found online, such as “841,294 people like this.” Like reading on the Internet, the text of the novel is often jumpy, disconnected, following a character’s thoughts in interruption-prone streamof-consciousness run-on sentences. The book is built on a series of internal narrations, character snapshots that fall into a swift narrative line. There is Jerilynn’s

brother Jerzy, a paparazzo in his 20s; his sort-of girlfriend Tom-Tom, a disgraced “American Idol” contestant with prodigious drug capacity and the bisexual wherewithal to work her way back into show business; Gwen, guilt-ridden mother of Telma; Jacquie, mother of Jerzy and Jerilynn, a formerly successful photographer who has taken a job at Sears Portrait Studio; Michael Douglas (yes, that Michael Douglas) postcancer, considerate and

sage; Biggie, a 12-year-old savant whose movie ideas are fueling a new upstart studio, except something has gone wrong with his brain; and schmucky writer Bud Wiggins, back after first appearing in Wagner’s 1991 debut “Force Majeure,” his career in doldrums for 30 years, living on his 92-year-old mother’s couch and off the good graces of Michael Tolkin (“The Player”). The text is splattered with font changes, profanity, emoticons and sex

acts so vividly described that many chapters are marked with the warning “EXPLICIT.” There are places where this book bogs down — the drugged-out voices start to blur, one character’s mad rantings are uninterestingly bonkers, and sometimes jumping from one storyline to another disrupts the book’s considerable momentum. Yet overall the book is a total leap, a stylistic satiric attack, an XXX accomplishment.


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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD Single-Minded By Patrick Merrell Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Cover-up 5 ___ machine (restaurant fixture) 10 Crossroads of the West 14 Green eyes, e.g. 19 “Alice in Wonderland” character 20 Like a land baron 21 O.K. 22 Yields 23 Disappointing “Who’s with me?” response? 25 Work to maintain a C average? 27 Certain Ivy Leaguer 28 Bit of a TV reviewer’s review 30 Film credits list 31 Mention that you know a secret? 36 It’s cast and landed 37 Digs 38 Downed subs, e.g. 39 Mauna ___ 41 Rarely photographed half of the moon 46 Thought better of 48 Grunt no more 51 One who’s read an encyclopedia’s first volume? 53 Give ___ (let off) 55 Again 57 Old gold coin 58 Podunk’s directory? 61 Think about it 63 It might be surrounded by a sash 64 Grandfathers of III’s: Abbr. 65 Pay one’s dues again, say 66 James of “Las Vegas” 69 Some French wines 71 Having finished just

one month of a job? 75 Trendy 78 Star of the mostwatched TV episode ever 79 Formic acid sources 80 Overalls part 83 Wasted no time 84 Abbr. before a year 87 What one with a small nest egg enjoys? 90 Islander, e.g. 92 Least refined 95 South American invention 96 Despot’s concession? 98 Milked 101 Sulu’s superior 102 It no longer sells maize or mulberry 103 Throughout, in poetry 104 Gun, as an engine 106 It came between Kennedy and Bouvier 107 Composition of only four different notes 109 Occasional klutz? 114 Rail supports 119 Actor Jay 120 What’s that, in Tijuana? 121 Beginning magician’s arsenal? 123 Go on a brief youthful binge? 128 Low-cost prefix 129 “The Grapes of Wrath” figure 130 Test cheats 131 Pisa’s river 132 Truck rental name 133 Prying 134 “Little” comics girl 135 Flaw in logic Down 1 They’re shiny even after being burned 2 “Could be a problem” 3 Hustle or bustle 4 Beach item

5 Privateer Jean 6 Hamburg grr? 7 Draw over 8 Dumbbell weight abbr. 9 Money or Murphy 10 Seat, informally 11 Labor 12 Nancy ___, first female member of the British Parliament 13 Sign on a sidewalk food cart 14 Went back and forth on a decision 15 1944 Nobel physicist Isidor 16 Suffix with buck 17 Informed of 18 Sounds that may accompany head-shaking 24 Stewpot 26 Jew : kosher :: Muslim : ___ 29 ___ d’Or (Cannes award) 31 Decorative flower arrangements 32 Have-not 33 High standards 34 Curse 35 Linguist Chomsky 40 Prepare for sacrifice, in a way 42 Daze 43 “Happens sometimes” 44 Silas of the Continental Congress 45 Some collectible Deco drawings 47 Internet hookup letters 49 Blow a fuse 50 Participle suffix 52 California’s historic Fort ___ 54 Tender spots 56 Seasick sea serpent of cartoons 59 “___ people …” 60 Locale for tapping,

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Across 1 Threaten to fall 7 Tortilla treats 12 B-vitamin acid 17 Small bay 21 Keen judgment 22 Prized violin 23 Spenser portrayer 24 Europe-Asia range 25 Stashed the bags 26 Iraq, formerly 28 Brook 29 Kind of poodle 30 Amuses 32 — — pretty sight 33 Under Cupid’s spell (2 wds.) 35 “En garde” weapon 37 Lox outlets 38 Cellar item 39 Pew adjunct 40 Edge past 42 Dolphin habitat 43 Many August people 44 Furthermore 45 Food that’s holesome? 47 Director Joel — 48 Trustworthy 49 Marciano stat 52 Anka’s “— Beso” 53 Long-running tiff 54 Avoid expiration 55 Marley and Mould 59 Let know 61 Loses hair 62 Paw, in humans 63 Eliot’s “— Marner” 64 Hearty laughs 65 Lift anchor 66 Roman historian 67 Chemical salt 68 Rick’s old flame 69 Part of MIT 70 Actor Kevin — 72 Dismantle a tent 73 Jungfrau or Eiger 74 Bearded flower

75 Kind of role 76 Reproving clucks 77 Triumphant cry 80 Brief review 82 Chic’s opposite 83 Little Joe’s bro 84 Court summons 85 Stabs 87 Start of Caesar’s boast 88 FitzGerald’s poet 89 Sticky-footed lizard 90 Polite blokes 91 LaMotta of the ring 92 Kind of gates 94 Ball game opener 95 Panhandles 96 Feasted 97 Cosmetic target 98 Tijuana “Mrs.” 99 NFL gains 100 Monica of tennis 101 Dock denizens 102 Cook in embers 104 Meadow flowers 107 Hot-burning fuel 108 Business VIP 109 Comfortable 113 Agrees 114 Elisabeth of “Leaving Las Vegas” 115 Pre-recorded 117 Icicle site 118 Won’t go away 119 Stop up 120 Decked out 122 PBS funder 123 Light bulb, in comics 124 Dojo blows (2 wds.) 127 Mensa members 129 Daybreak, in verse 130 Kristen of “One Life to Live” 131 Cay 132 Yellow pad 133 Poker winnings 134 Robin domiciles 135 Battery units 136 Constant

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Is having faith in horoscopes contradictory to faith in God? ‘Ultimate’ faith can still be in God

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JAMAICA’S USAIN BOLT POSES AFTER HIS VICTORY in the men’s 200 meters Thursday at the Summer Olympics in London.

Olympic champions bust a move The cauldron remained intact. His evening went downhill from there. The next morning Harting tweeted: “‘Puuh i just got robbed while I did some work to please athletic fans! I lost all my accredition (sic) for Olympic Village! - no entrance.” Maybe he could just bring a photo. The man is hard to miss.

By Jill Lawless Associated Press

LONDON — From the track to the ring to the sandpit, this crop of Olympians just can’t stop the beat. The London Games have brought an outpouring of crazy, creative victory celebrations.

Funky jigs Kenyan steeplechase winner Ezekiel Kemboi celebrated his gold medal with a hip-swiveling, armshaking peacock dance for 80,000 people in the Olympic Stadium. At the ExCel center, U.S. boxing champ Claressa Shields broke into a combination jig-and-fistbump when she took gold in one of the first-ever Olympic women’s boxing contests. Over at the beach volleyball venue, American Misty May-Treanor — a former “Dancing With the Stars” contestant — broke into a funky jig in the sand as she celebrated winning gold with partner Kerri Walsh Jennings. “I just had to get out there and let it out,” MayTreanor said. And the antics aren’t confined to land. Australia’s Malcolm Page and Matthew Belcher celebrated winning sailing gold Friday by back-flipping off their 470 sailboat, which then capsized.

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AUSTRALIA’S CREW MATHEW BELCHER and Malcolm Page, foreground, celebrate after winning the gold medal of the 470 men’s class sailing competition at the London 2012 Summer Olympics, Friday in Weymouth and Portland, England. liams celebrated Olympic gold with a “Crip Walk” — a fancy-footwork dance that originated with the Los Angeles street gang and later spread around the world. Her sister Venus, sitting in the stands, looked delighted. Wimbledon, the very proper home of the All-England Lawn Tennis Association, had never seen anything like it, and a few commentators were not amused. “It was just me,” the U.S. medalist said later. “I love to dance.”

Cartwheels Williams wasn’t the only champ to raise a few eyebrows. The gold-winning U.S. women’s soccer team capped its victories with cartwheels, front flips and Walk this way a team rendition of the Tennis star Serena Wil- “worm” — sometimes even

in the middle of a game. “I wouldn’t like it if our team did that,” said New Zealand coach Tony Readings. “We try to work on scoring goals. We haven’t got time to work on celebrations.” His team lost to the Americans 2-0.

The Incredible Hulk German discus thrower Robert Harting’s response to winning gold was not a dance so much as a force of nature. The 280-pound behemoth roared, ripped his shirt to shreds like the Incredible Hulk, grabbed a German flag, ran a lap of the track over the hurdles — not too shabby, either, for such a big guy — and then tried to wrench one of the burning torches from the Olympic cauldron.

The legend But in his celebrations as on the track, Usain Bolt is in a class by himself. The Jamaican sprinter’s trademark lightning bolt — arm stretched to the sky as if he’s about to shoot an arrow — has taken over Olympic Park. Exuberant visitors were seen replicating the pose thousands of times as they poured out of Olympic Stadium after Bolt won the 200 meters Thursday night for his second gold of these games. Police officers in Bobby helmets, firefighters — even London Mayor Boris Johnson, who certainly lacks the sprinter’s svelte physique — have all joined in. Bolt himself shook up his celebration routine after the 200 meters. The self-proclaimed living legend glided across the finish line, placed an index finger to his lips in a silent reproach to those who had doubted him, then dropped to the track and did some push-ups. The crowd went wild.

Study tracks rise of feminine pronouns By Hillel Italie Associated Press

NEW YORK — In the opening pages of “The Feminine Mystique,” Betty Friedan consciously captured the despair of so many housewives — and unknowingly anticipated a shift in language that would mirror the revolution to come in women’s lives. “As she made the beds, shopped for groceries, matched slipcover material, ate peanut butter sandwiches with her children, chauffeured Cub Scouts and Brownies, lay beside her husband at night,” Friedan wrote in her 1963 book, “she was afraid to ask even of herself the silent question — ‘Is this all?’” The average reader might catch such “Mad Men” details as “matched slipcover material.” But a linguist or psychologist will be keeping score: “She” and “her” each are used twice; “herself” once. Not a single “he,” his” or “himself” appears. The golden age of the male pronoun was ending. According to a study released Thursday, the “heshe” gap in books — one that has always favored the masculine — has dramatically narrowed since the release of Friedan’s feminist classic. Drawing upon nearly 1.2 million texts in the Google Books archive, three university researchers tracked gender pronouns from 1900 to 2008. The ratio of male to female pro-

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THIS BOOK COVER IMAGE released by Bloomsbury Press shows “The Secret Life of Pronouns: What Our Words Say About Us,” by James W. Pennebaker. nouns was roughly 3.5:1 until 1950, when the gap began to widen as more women stayed home after World War II, and peaked at around 4.5:1 in the mid-1960s. The ratio had shrunk to 3:1 by 1975, and less than 2:1 by 2005. “These trends in language quantify one of the largest, and most rapid, cultural changes ever observed: The incredible increase in women’s status since the late 1960s in the U.S.,” Jean M. Twenge, a psychology professor at San Diego State University and author of “Generation Me,” said in a statement. “Those numbers are quite staggering,” says James W. Pennebaker, author of “The Secret Life of Pronouns” and chair of the psychology department

at the University of Texas in Austin. “Pronouns are a sign of people paying attention and as women become more present in the workforce, in the media and life in general, people are referring to them more.” During a recent interview, Twenge said that she and her fellow scholars — W. Keith Campbell, who heads the psychology department at the University of Georgia; and one of his students, Brittany Gentile — had been talking about the Google database as a resource for studying gender. They liked the idea of starting at 1900, because pronouns have not changed since “thee” and “thou” fell out of style in the 1800s. Google offers much more information than what was immediately available just a few years ago, Twenge notes, although the material is far from complete; the search engine’s archive contains just 4 percent of all books published in the U.S. since 1800. But Twenge and her colleagues concluded that gender was not a factor in which books Google included. “You have this huge sample, with no biases,” Twenge says. “And you have an agreed upon set of words.” “It seems very comprehensive and well done,” Pennebaker says. “There are two types of data, imperfect data and no data. If you’re going to wait around for perfect data, you are going to wait around forever.”

From scholarly releases to popular fiction, books by and about women have proliferated in the past half century. Nine of the top 10 books on USA Today’s current best-seller list were written by women and publishers have long believed that more women than men buy books. According to the market researchers Simba Information, around 60 percent of those purchasing books are women. The new study confirms women’s great advances in education and in their success in getting published, says Erin Belieu, an award-winning poet and co-director of VIDA: Women in Literary Arts, a nonprofit organization founded in 2009. “Women have certainly increased their ‘literary output’ in the last two decades particularly,” she wrote in an email to The Associated Press. “And women fiction writers specifically have been able to achieve a large economic impact within the publishing industry.”

The Rev. Mary Newberg Gale, associate pastor, First Presbyterian Church, 2415 Clinton Parkway: Faith is, in its purest form, belief in something. Theologian Paul Tillich defined faith as that which you place your ultimate trust in and loyalty to. Everyone has faith in something. Even noted atheists like Richard Dawkins have faith — it is just in science and rationality rather than in the divine. The question people of faith face is one Tillich poses: Where does your ultimate loyalty and trust lie? The use of “ultimate” is a deliberate one to differentiate among the many things to which we give our loyalty and/or trust. Faithful believers of many religions can be loyal to their alma maters, a particular political party or a sports team. Faithful believers can trust in their partners, their children or even their horoscopes. These things can be right and good in the proper framework. Disorder and discord come when we put our faith in those things above faith in the divine.

W h e n m o n e y , status, success, or power begin to rule our actions rather than Newberg Gale the love, respect, selflessness and care for one another nearly universally taught across religious lines, we lose a piece of our humanity. As humans we have a tendency to focus solely on ourselves and our needs, so it is important to place our highest, or ultimate, trust and loyalty in things that turn us outside ourselves into proper relationship with the world. Faith in horoscopes, astrology, or even the Jayhawks is not necessarily incompatible with faith in the divine. We must, however, remember where our ultimate loyalty lies, and re-evaluate that framework throughout our lives in order to turn again and again to the divine as our most trusted authority. — Send email to Mary Newberg Gale at fpcfamilies@ sunflower.com.

Send your questions about faith and spiritual issues for our religion columnists to religion@ljworld.com.

Don’t put faith in the wrong hands Rod Hinkle, pastor, North Lawrence Christian Church, 647 Elm St.: Yes, dear friend, having faith in horoscopes is contradictory to having faith in God. Do the people who write horoscopes have personal access to the will of God for your life? Why consult mediums and sorcery when you can receive guidance from God? Why do you need to “know” the future when you already trust God for each step of your life? Surely as a Christian you must have a relationship with your Abba, Father God, the Creator of the stars. Saul, the first king of Israel (circa 1000 B.C.) fell so far away from God that he could not or would not consult God. Facing a strong military power, he went to the witch of Endor (see 1 Samuel 28) to consult demons as to his future. To his surprise, God sent Samuel from the dead to warn him of impending doom. God’s command to Israel, and for you, too, my friend, if you are a Christian, protects you from falling into the hands of demons. Having faith in God, you may not place your faith in horoscopes. Surely modern people know that their fate is not “in their stars.” Perhaps for you, hopefully, it is nothing more than a fanciful game. However, the stars do speak a message loud and clear that all can hear. “The heav-

ens declare the glory of God (their Creator); the skies proclaim the work of His hands. Day after Hinkle day they pour forth speech; night after night they display knowledge. There is no speech or language where their voice is not heard. Their voice goes out into all the earth, their words to the ends of the world.” (Psalm 19:1-4) And, “O Lord, our Lord, how majestic is your name in all the earth! You have set your glory above the heavens ... When I consider your heavens, the work of your fingers, the moon and the stars, which You have set in place, what is man that you are mindful of him?” (Psalm 8:1, 3, 4) The stars proclaim that “somebody bigger than you or I” created them. The orderly universe in all its beauty and glory, the galaxies innumerable, the precise and perfect location of this home of ours proclaim that the wisdom of God, Creator, Father and Savior is our source of fullness of life. For the Lord said, “This is life eternal: that they might know You, the only True God, and Jesus Christ whom He has sent.” (John 17:3) — Send email to Rod Hinkle at Preachrod45@aol.com.


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oneflowers and blackeyed Susans are tough Kansas natives that withstand many of the challenges of the Kansas landscape, but this year a disease called aster yellows is taking its toll on these perennial flowers. One of the most recognizable symptoms of aster yellows is an abnormality in flower growth. On coneflowers especially, flowers of infected plants are often smaller than normal, misshapen, green or greenish-yellow, and have petals coming out of the center of the flower rather than just the outside edges.

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In other plants — more than 300 species are susceptible to aster yellows — symptoms include yellowing, stunting and witches’ brooming of growth. Plants infected with aster yellows should be removed from the landscape and destroyed to prevent the spread. There is no treatment for the disease, and there are no resistant or immune plant varieties. Luckily, aster yellows is not aggressive and typically only affects a small number of plants in a given area. In large plantings or commercial production, an integrated pest management approach includes control of the aster leafhopper, which transmits the disease. Nearby weeds, which can host and harbor the disease, should also be controlled. If you have a plant that you suspect is infected with aster yellows, you can submit a portion of the plant, the whole plant, or pictures of the plant to the Douglas County Extension Master Gardener Hotline at the K-State Research and Extension—Douglas County

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ABOVE, THE CONEFLOWER BLOOM ON THE LOWER RIGHT is stunted and lacking petals — probably due to infection with aster yellows disease. The other two blooms appear normal for comparison. AT LEFT, the green petals of the lower blossom are a symptom of infection with aster yellows disease, which is caused by a microscopic organism called a phytoplasma.

office, 2110 Harper St. Trained garden center staff will also be able to recognize the disease. Perhaps the most interesting thing about the prevalence of aster yellows this season is that the disease is typically more of a problem in cool, wet summers. Researchers

are unsure about what is causing its prevalence this season, although infection may have occurred during the prolonged spring temperatures experienced in this area this year. Aster yellows also has an interesting life cycle. The disease is caused by an or-

ganism called a phytoplasma, which scientists used to call a mycoplasmalike organism. A phytoplasma is somewhere between a virus and a bacterium, although it is sometimes called virus-like. It spreads when aster leafhoppers feed on infected plants and ingest the phytoplasma. The phytoplasma multiplies within the leafhopper. The leafhopper then transmits the phytoplasma to new plants as it feeds throughout the insect’s approximate 100-day life cycle. Because aster leafhoppers lay their eggs in leaf tissue, the insects may acquire the phytoplasma as soon as they begin feeding. Plants commonly affected by aster yellows include:

! Ornamentals: asters, black-eyed Susans, butterfly weed, canna, chrysanthemum, coreopsis, cosmos, coneflower, daisy, gaillardia, gladiolus, marigolds, nasturtium, petunias, phlox, salvia, sunflower, veronica, zinnias ! Vegetables: broccoli, cabbage, carrot, cauliflower, cucumber, parsley, pumpkin, spinach, squash, tomato ! Crops and weeds: barley, buckwheat, daisy, dandelion, fleabane, milkweed, plantains, purslane, thistle, wild lettuce — Jennifer Smith is the Horticulture Extension Agent for K-State Research and Extension in Douglas County. Contact her or an Extension Master Gardener at 843-7058 or dgemg@sunflower.com.

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Background on Steelcraft toys takes digging to unearth By Terry Kovel

Knowing the name of the maker of any collectible or antique adds value, but sometimes a name creates a mystery. There are many vintage children’s toys marked “Steelcraft,” but books or online searches don’t quickly turn up the history of the mark. These toys were made by Murray Ohio Manufacturing Co., a Cleveland firm that opened in 1919 to make parts for that recent invention, the automobile. By 1923, Murray also was making toy cars using the steel and production methods it used to manufacture full-size car parts. The toys were marketed as Steelcraft Wheel Goods. This diversity helped Murray survive the Depression. The company’s pedal cars, airplanes, coaster wagons, bicycles and smaller wheeled toys were marked “Steelcraft,” the identification seen by today’s collector. Murray has made many other products, including lawn mowers and tractors. It even made special-order toy trucks that looked like a customer’s full-size delivery trucks. Murray is still in business.

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longed to my grandfather. He was born in 1862 and left the chair to my father in 1936. The chair is oak with an adjustable back and loose cushions. I had the chair refinished once and the leather on the cushions replaced. Can you give me information on the current price? The first Morris chairs were made in England by the firm of Morris, Marshall, Faulkner & Co. around 1866. The Morris chair is one of the first reclining chairs. Many furniture makers copied the design, and it was an especially popular style among Arts and Crafts furniture makers. The most famous examples of antique Morris chairs were made by the Craftsman Workshops of Gustav Stickley in Syracuse, N.Y. A Stickley Morris chair from about 1912 recently sold for $4,500 at auction. Other antique Morris chairs can sell anywhere from hundreds to thousands of dollars.

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Q: My hammered aluminum tray is at least 70 years old. It’s marked “Hand Wrought Creation by Rodney Kent 423.” Does it have any value? A: Rodney Kent is the name of a line of handwrought aluminum giftMy antique Morris ware that was developed chair originally be- for Krischer Metal Prod-

THIS LARGE PRESSED-STEEL TOY AIRPLANE has a 26 1/2-inch wingspan. It was made in about 1919. The tri-motor with a “U.S. Mail” logo is marked “Steelcraft.” It sold for $881 at Bertoia Auctions in Vineland, N.J. ucts Co. of Brooklyn, N.Y. Hammered aluminum giftware was popular from the 1930s through the 1950s. The Rodney Kent line was developed under the supervision of Stanley Gelford, who named the line after two streets near his office: Rodney and Kent. The line includes various serving pieces made of an alloy of aluminum and manganese. Most pieces are decorated with tulips. Some have ribbon and flower handles. Shapes were numbered from 400 to 499. The number on your tray indicates it is the 14-by-20-inch tray. Some pieces are marked “Rodney Kent Silver Co.,” although the pieces are made of aluminum, not silver. Some had paper labels or tags instead of a

mark; others have no tag or mark at all. Prices today are much lower than they were in the 1950s. Your tray might sell for $25. Q: I have an unusual beaded evening bag that belonged to my grandmother. I guess it’s from about 1910 or 1920. The beads are sewn in a flower design in colors resembling peacock feathers. I think the top is silver plate. Both sides have a design of a man in a boat; on one side he’s being greeted, and on the other he’s being bid farewell. The clasp is two opposing acorns. I would like to know if it has any value. A: Beaded bags were in fashion during the 19th century and the early de-

cades of the 20th. Companies in the United States, Czechoslovakia, France, Germany and Italy made beaded bags. The foundations of the bags were knit or made on a loom. Early bags were decorated with tiny blown glass beads sewn in floral or scenic designs. Some had as many as 1,000 beads per square inch. Only the well-to-do could afford them since they cost about $5, a considerable sum in the 19th century. Bags with simpler designs or those made with a single color date from the early 1900s. Art Deco designs became popular in the 1920s. Cutsteel beads in silver and gold were used by some makers in the 1900s. Intricate designs sell for more than plain colors. An ornate frame in gold or silver adds to the value. Prices have dropped during the past few years, however, and most beaded bags sell for less than $100. Older bags in excellent shape and with intricate and colorful patterns of tiny beads attract higher prices.

bottom, it’s marked “827” and “Frie Onnaing, Made in France.” A: Onnaing Pottery was founded in Onnaing, France, in 1821 by Charles de Bousies. During the second half of the 19th century, the Mouzin brothers bought the factory and ran it until the factory closed in 1938. It was nearly destroyed by the Germans during World War I, but production restarted in 1921. The factory made mostly majolica pitchers and planters. Onnaing designs included flowers, geometric patterns and famous historical figures, among others. Each design had a number and a corresponding model name. The number 827 on your bowl refers to a planter named “Mogador.” The marks “Frie Onnaing” and “Made in France” indicate that it was made after World War I. Because it is large, it would sell in a retail shop for about $200.

Tip: Ivory, opals and pearls need to “breathe.” Do not store them wrapped Q: I inherited one of my in plastic. Instead keep grandmother’s ceramic them in a cloth bag. bowls. It’s decorated with — Sign up for weekly email white and purple flowers “Kovels Komments” at Kovels. and yellow and green vines. com. It includes the latest news, It has yellow vine-shaped tips and answers to readers’ handles. It is about 8 inches questions, and is free if you high and 15 inches wide, inregister on the website. cluding the handles. On the


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DENTAL ASSISTANT EXPERIENCED Asst. needed for busy general practice. Benefits include 4 day week, health ins., 401K, health club mem. Call Dr Keith Jones off. at 785-841-0233 Experienced caregivers/ companions needed for our clients in their homes. Apply only if you regularly have weekend & evening availability. At least one shift weekly overnight. 785-813-1160. Family Medicine Associates is searching for a great nurse to join our staff. This position has “family friendly” hours of 9 am to 3pm Monday - Friday with some Saturday mornings. Candidates must be proficient with EMR, possess a positive attitude and enjoy working as a team. Send resume and salary requirements to ksfamilymed@sunflower.com

MDS Coordinator R.N. or L.P.N. JOIN OUR AMAZING TEAM! Brookside Retirement Community is accepting applications for MDS Coordinator. Previous experience preferred. We are a culture change facility committed to a GREAT quality of life for our residents. Family owned and operated. Apply at www.brooksideks.com or stop by 700 W. 7th St., Overbrook, KS.

We’re looking for energetic, creative individuals who share our vision in promoting excellence in an environment committed to a resident directed approach to service. Superb customer service skills, Positive attitude & great personality a must!

Hotel Maintenance position Please apply in person at Best Western, 2309 Iowa.

PAINTER Tues - Sat Various Shifts 20 Hours Per Week $8.57/hr. Job Description & Application available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE

RN/ LPN Full, Part Time openings available days, evenings CNA: Full Time and Part Time, all shifts Restorative Aide, CNA, Full Time Nurse Scheduler Full Time, strong clerical skills, attention to detail and excellent customer service skills required Maintenance Tech Full Time, General Maintenance Skills Licensed Beautician: Part Time Driver: Part Time nings & Weekends

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Benefits include direct deposit, health, dental & vision insurance, 401(k) with company contribution, PTO, Tuition Reimbursement & more! Brandon Woods at Alvamar Human Resources 1501 Inverness Drive Lawrence, KS 66047 TProchaska@5sqc.com EOE Drug Free Workplace

Hotel-Restaurant COOK Small, family owned diner needs experienced cook for breakfast and lunch. Must be fast, efficient, clean and organized. Immediate opening. Apply in person at River Ridge Mart & Diner, 454 N Iowa Street, Lawrence, or send resume to gottasmile97@gmail.com or fax 619-469-6125.

• Chill Foods Cook Wed. - Sat. 9:30 AM - 8 PM $9.70 - $10.86hr. Full time employees also receive 1 FREE Meal ($7.50) per day PART TIME • Storekeeper Mon.-Fri. 6:30 AM - 10:30 AM $9.04hr • Dishwasher Production Mon.-Fri. Some Weekends 20+ Hrs Per Week $9.04hr • Cashiers The Market Mon.-Fri. 11AM-2PM $7.80/hr • Food Service Workers The Market Mon.-Fri. Various Shifts $7.80-$9.04/hr Full job description available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS

Part-Time Position in The Arts Train Program

Van Go’s transitional employment program provides job training and career planning in the applied vocational arts. Must be 18-21 years old, not enrolled in school, live in DG Co. and meet eligibility criteria to apply. Please call (785)842-3797 for qualifying guidelines and application process. www.van-go.org Social Service Coordinator, at Senior/disabled apt community. 30 hr./wk, submit resume to keymgmtqa@sbcglobal.net or fax 316-681-2245

Weaver’s Dept. Store is seeking full & part time sales associates. Exceptional customer service skills required. Must be available weekdays & weekends. Apply in person. 901 Mass. Street Lawrence, KS EOE

DIGITAL IMAGING SPECIALIST The World Company, a forward-thinking media company in Lawrence, Kansas is hiring for a Digital Imaging Specialist. Specialist will be responsible for the daily production of electronic newspaper pages of The World Company’s products and commercial projects, to be imaged for printing. Shift hours will vary slightly based on workload, but must be available to work some evening and overnight hours. Periodic overtime is required. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals with at least two years’ experience with prepress software programs including In-Design, Adobe Acrobat, and Photoshop. The ability to troubleshoot and correct electronic files, handle multiple projects under demanding deadlines, strong organizational skills, and attention to detail, is also required. An Associate’s Degree in technical graphics, computer graphics, or design is preferred. Previous newspaper prepress experience is also preferred. Must be able to lift up to 50 lbs, stand for long periods of time and frequently bend and twist. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to:

We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE

RN, Nurse Manager 40 bed neighborhood, specializing in dementia and related disorders. Montessori experience preferred

Oliver Dining

Job Description & Application available online at: www.union.ku.edu/hr KU Memorial Unions 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard Lawrence, KS 66045 EOE

API FOILS, INC.

2 positions available now! Full time 1st shift in Finishing Department. Only applicants with previous machine operating experience should apply! Full time shift work in Formulations Department. Only applicants with previous experience working with manufacturing chemicals and formulations need apply! Starting rates depend on experience. Good benefit package. Required qualifications: • High School diploma or GED • Ability to lift 50 lbs. or more • Strong basic math skills • Ability to multi task and prioritize assignments • Good visual observation skills • Strong attention to detail Applicants apply Monday and Tuesday only! August 13 & 14 from 8:00AM to 4:00PM!! 3841 Greenway Circle Lawrence, Kansas Must successfully pass entrance test. Drug screen required. EOE

Office-Clerical Chiropractic Receptionist Strong computer & customer service skills. Part time. Email resume to info@backdoctorsue.com Front Office Reception, Lively office looking for full or part time, bilingual a plus, fax resume to Lisa 785-842-7433

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FOOD SERVICE CUSTODIAL WORKER Mon - Fri 11 PM - 7:30 AM $10.00 - $11.16

Manufacturing & Assembly

EVENING REPORTER The Lawrence JournalWorld (LJWorld.com) is seeking a reporter to cover news during the evening. The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs, shoot video and post the news to the website. This is a part-time position working approximately 30 hours per week between 5 p.m. and 2 a.m. with occasional day and weekend shifts. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or related degree; demonstrated writing and reporting experience; the ability to complete online editing and populate online forms for publication on the Web; one year of shooting and editing video experience preferred; ability to work independently; proficient in MS Office; experience with Ellington and HTML preferred; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and a link to your portfolio to :

We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE

PUBLIC SAFETY REPORTER The Lawrence JournalWorld is hiring a reporter to cover the public safety beat, which includes crime, police activity and court topics. This role requires the foresight to recognize important stories and the energy to react immediately, capturing and posting the event. We are seeking a well-rounded reporter with a history of success in print and digital media and the ability to cover the spectrum of public safety topics. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related degree; demonstrated writing and reporting experience; ability to use a broad set of tools to tell stories and engage the audience; an understanding of police protocol and court procedures; the ability to build strong connections throughout the law enforcement and court system; one year of shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply, submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to:

EOE

Numerous part time Food Service openings available with the KU Memorial Unions. Excellent employment for Students, flexible work schedules and hours from August to May. $7.80 per hour. Applications available online at www.union.ku.edu/hr or in the Human Resources Office, 3rd Floor Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045. EOE.

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Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000. UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! Days in print vary with package chosen.

Department of Ecology and Evolutionary Biology University of Kansas

Seeks a program assistant to serve as a graduate coordinator. Requires High School diploma or completion of GED equivalency. Three years experience in skilled clerical, accounting, auditing and/or administrative support work, including one year of experience office computer systems. Excellent written communication skills as demonstrated in application materials. Review of applications begins 27 Aug, 2012. Apply at https://jobs.ku.edu (position #00065881). EOE M/F/D/V Special Needs Supervisor Cottonwood is seeking a full-time Special Needs Supervisor to assist adults with developmental disabilities with developing work skills and behaviors to attain and maintain independent employment. Must have a valid driver’s license & driving record acceptable to Cottonwood’s insurance carrier. A flexible attitude is essential. This position requires male gender. HS diploma/GED required. Apply at 2801 W 31st St. Lawrence KS or www.cwood.org EOE

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Program Assistant

Management Perkins Restaurant & Bakery. Seeking a proven leader with 2+ years General Manager experience in a full-service restaurant. Responsible for hiring and coaching, achieving sales and profit goals, & all administration & operations. Excellent supervision, communication, training, guest service skills, Excel & cost management. Excellent salary, bonus & benefits. For full position description or to submit resume:cesmond22@att.net

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Currently recruiting for 3 Residential Service Managers: If you would enjoy being part of a dynamic management team providing supports for adults with developmental disabilities in community-based homes, this opportunity is perfect for you! We are currently recruiting to fill 2 positions with energetic, outgoing individuals for our Residential Services Manager in Douglas County. These positions are responsible for teaching skills and behaviors to maximize independence in daily living, and for providing supervisory, administrative and operational support to the program location. Qualified Candidates will have a Bachelors degree in a related field, excellent organizational skills, written & verbal communication skills; previous supervisory experience; valid driver’s license with acceptable driving record. We offer great benefits including health, dental, life, generous paid time off, and a retirement plan, Competitive salary. Individuals interested in this position or other opportunities at CLO, Inc, please apply online at www.clokan.org. EOE.

Sales-Marketing

Accounts Representative, Special Events Job Description: The marketing department at Ogden Publications in Topeka is looking for new talent to work on its thriving consumer events business. The Mother Earth News Fair is a consumer show that attracts thousands of attendees, hundreds of exhibitors and dozens of the nation’s leading authorities on sustainable living. Two events are currently in production - one near Seattle, Wash., and one near Pittsburgh, Pa. - with plans to launch at least one more in 2013. For more information visit www.MotherEarthNews Fair.com. Ogden is looking for aggressive & motivated individuals with an interest in sales to identify and sign up new exhibitors to these events as well as facilitate returning businesses. Please send cover letter and resume to: Andrew Perkins Director of Merchandising & Events Ogden Publications Inc. Aperkins@ogdenpubs.com 1503 SW 42nd St. Topeka, KS 66609 Office: (785) 274-4378 | Fax: (785) 274-4305

Security Lawrence Public Library has opening for part-time security officer. Please See http://www.lawrence.lib ks.us/about/library-jobs/ for further information. Mil-Spec Security Group is accepting applications for part time officers. (785) 832-1351

Social Services

Come Join Our Team! Correct Care Solutions (CCS) provides healthcare services to correctional facilities nationwide and is is experiencing rapid growth. We currently have career opportunities at our Lansing Correctional Facility. Medical Director FT (Days) Mental Health Activity Therapist FT (Days) LPNs FT (Days & Evenings) & PRN (All Shifts) Mental Health Professional PRN - All Shifts RN Charge Nurse FT (Days) Generous Compensation & Great Benefits! For immediate consideration, please apply online at www.correctcare solutions.com/jobs or email resume to camc@correctcare solutions.com EEOE

Recreation and Sports Aquatics

City of Lawrence The Lawrence Parks & Recreation dept is seeking both LIFEGUARDS (16+ yrs. old) who are Red Cross Lifeguard Trained and INSTRUCTORS (17+yrs. old) w/Water Safety Instructor certification for our indoor-outdoor pools. These positions require the applicant to be CPR-PR/First Aid trained. $7.25+/hr. w/varied schedules. Must pass background check. To Apply Go To: www.LawrenceKS.org/Jobs EOE M/F/D

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Industrial Maintenance Mechanic

Schlumberger, a manufacturer of specialty power cable for the oilfield industry, currently has an opportunity for a 3rd shift Industrial Maintenance Mechanic. Responsibilities include installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial equipment as well as repairing and maintaining facility building and grounds. Applicant must have: • High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification preferred • 3-5 years mechanical expe rience - hydraulic, pneu matic, mechanical drive systems and welding. • Industrial electrical experi ence a plus. • Machine shop experience a plus. • Computer skills including Microsoft Office • Ability to work 1st & 2nd shift when necessary • Ability to work overtime and weekends when required • Self-directed; self- moti vated; excellent communication and problem solving skills We offer a competitive compensation package as well as generous benefits that begin on hire date. An application and current resume are required. Qualified applicants may apply in person, or submit their application and resume via e-mail, mail, or fax. Our application link is: http://www.slb.com/resources/other _resources/ employment_application.aspx Schlumberger 2400 Packer Rd. Lawrence, KS 66049 Fax: 785-830-3290 E-mail: LPC-HR@slb.com An Equal Opportunity Employer

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Auctions ***************** COIN AUCTION Concessions Available Saturday, August 18th 10:00 am American Legion Post 14 3408 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 Note: Two outstanding collections, numerous key date coins in all denominations, many coins have been independently graded. Plan to attend!! 465 Lots of Coins: Excellent Selection- Highlights incl. 8 Gold Coins, 2-$20 Liberty, $10 Indian Head; $5Indian Heads and Rare 1847-D $2 ½ Gold Piece; 120+ Silver Dollars, Most all are BU/MS, Key Dates incl. 1899-CC and 1894; Silver Eagles; 17 Bust, 23 Seated, 18 Barber and 50+ Walking Liberty Half Dollars, Several Key Dates; Franklin Half Dollar Rolls, BU; Seated and Barber Quarters; 1923 Standing Liberty Quarter MS-65; 30+ Bust, Seated, Barber and Mercury Dimes; 23 Half Dimes; 1879 Shield, Liberty and Buffalo Nickels; Half and Large Cents; Indian Head and Lincoln Cents, Plus Rolls of LC; Silver Three-Cent Pieces; Currency; Several Coin Books; 100+ Mint and Proof Sets; Commemoratives and Coin Supplies. See Complete Coin List at www.dandlauctions.com Plan to attend!!

D & L Auctions

COIN AUCTION Sat., Aug. 18, 10:00 am American Legion Post 14 3408 W. 6th Street Lawrence, KS 66049 465 Lots of Coins! www.dandlauctions.com D & L Auctions 785-749-1513 785-766-5630 Auctioneers: Doug Riat & Chris Paxton LIQUIDATION AUCTION Sun., Aug. 19th, 9AM 700 & 721 North Kansas Ave., Topeka FORMER ASSETS OF SCHMIDT BUILDERS Auctioneers: Mark Elston 785-218-7851 Wayne Wischropp 785-594-0505 ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY www.KansasAuctions.net

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2 & 3BR- W/D, pool, gym KU Bus route, pet friendly Short term leases avail

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LIQUIDATION AUCTION Sun., Aug. 19th, 9AM 700 & 721 North Kansas Ave., Topeka, KS (Just across Kansas River Watch For Signs!!) FORMER ASSETS OF SCHMIDT BUILDERS 2005 Norfield 4000 Door System; 2005 Norfield 1020K Trim Saw; Norfield Magnum 95 Door Machine; Milwaukee Magnum Slide Compound Mitre-Saw; Delta Deluxe Radial Arm Saw; Delta Contractors Saw; Bostitch nailers; 6 x 6 aluminum dock board; 5 x 8 metal dock board; M5000 piggyback mounting kit;wooden shop tables on rollers; metal truck/dollies; VINTAGE Mercury lumber truck cart; 100’s of doors & supplies/hardware; ceiling hanger material; ceiling tile;large amount of trim/molding; guttering; joist; joist hangers;dimensional lumber; plywood & sheathing; shelving lumber; nails; screws; Gondola shelving;50 + vertical file cabinets; office desks & chairs; counter top desks; Topeka picture; office supplies; misc. metal & salvage items!! Auction Note Many unlisted items and bulk items too!! Concessions: Happy Trails Chuckwagon. Loader Available To Load!! Auctioneers: Mark Elston 785-218-7851 Wayne Wischropp 785-594-0505 ELSTON AUCTION COMPANY “Serving your auction needs since 1994” Please visit us online at: www.KansasAuctions.net for pictures!

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W/D, Pool, Small Pet OK! Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! 3601 Clinton Parkway 785-842-3280 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 946 Indiana, for fall, in 6-plex, CA, laundry, off street parking. $440/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $625 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Friday, Aug. 17th 6:00 PM 15767 S. Topeka Ave. Scranton, Kansas 66537

2BR, 2412 Alabama, 2nd fl, roomy, CA, washer/dryer. plenty of parking, No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Our August Coin & Currency Auction will include some outstanding & beautiful coins & currency. Of special interest items include (1) 100-ounce silver bar; 1865 Seated Liberty Dime graded PR62 by NGC; 1937-D 3-legged Buffalo Nickel; high grade & key date Morgan & Peace Dollars including 1892-CC graded EF40, 1888-S graded MS62 1899-O, 1922 & 1923; Star Notes & silver certificates; rolls of Lincoln Cents; Half & Large Cents, Proof & Mint Sets; 1936 WL Half graded MS64, and more lots including gold coins are expected by auction time.

2BR, 3052 W. 7th, for fall, 2 full baths, 1 story, 2 car, CA, W/D hookup, DW, w/study. $640/mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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2BR in 4-plex, excellent Location at 1104 Tennessee. Near downtown & KU. CA, no pets, $490. 785-842-4242

Call 785-793-2500 or visit www.rjsauctionservice.com for detailed list.

2BR, in 4-plex, 858 Highland. $485/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 1 block east of 9th & Iowa. 785-813-1344

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2BR starting at $580 W/D included. Pool

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935 2BR, 1 bath, 2524 Winterbrook, CA, gar, W/D hookup, garage. No pets. $525/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR — 1309 E. 25th Terrace, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $480/mo. 785-841-5797

2BR - 17th & Ohio, CA, wood floors, laundry, off street parking. No pets. $550/mo. Water paid. 785-841-5797 2BR - 741 Michigan, for fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, DW, W/D hookup, full unfin. bsmt. 1 pet ok. $730/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2 or 3BR, 1400 Ohio. ALL UTILITIES PAID. $800 & $1,260/mo. ½ blk to KU. 785-842-7644

Child Care Provided Licensed Childcare openings, walking distance to Prairie Park Elem school. Call Becky 786-766-0913 limited openings.

2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 3BR, 1101 Pennsylvania. ALL UTITLITES PAID. Wood Floors. $900/mo. 785-842-7644 4BR, 1137 Indiana. Wood floors. Great location. $1200/mo. 785-842-7644

Auction Calendar

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A tiered Buyer’s Premium between 2.5% and 5% will be charged.

AUCTION Sun., Aug. 19, 1 pm VFW Hall, 2806 N 155th St Basehor, KS

Cedarwood Apts

Lawrence, KS 785-749-1513 785-766-5630

(located 11 mi. south of Topeka, KS, at the junction of Hwy 75 & 56.

FOUND Ball Python, near 13th& Vermont on Aug. 5. Call 785-841-7081 to claim. FOUND Calico cat found in Breezedale neighborhood. Call 785-841-3315. Found: black and white cat, by 6th St. Hy-Vee. Very friendly. Please call to claim. 785-690-7036

Auctions

Apartments Unfurnished 1-2 BRs, nice apts. 1 block to KU, off street pkg. $450 $500/mo. Great location. 913-963-5555, 913-681-6762. Great location 1/2 block to KU at 1034 Mississippi. Energy efficient 1BR (Big BR) with private parking. Avail. now. $475/mo. No pets. Call Neil 785-423-2660 1BR centrally located apt. Storage & parking. Water paid. 785-843-7815

4BR, 934 Indiana. Wood floors, decks, CA, DW, basement. $1,600/mo. 785-842-7644 5-6 BR, 1109 Tennessee. Wood & tile floors. Great location. $1,950/mo. 785-842-7644

Village Square

Stonecrest • Hanover 1, 2 and 3 Bedrooms Near KU, Pool, Pet Friendly

and Lease Special First Month Free

Reserve YOUR Apt. Now Call 785-842-3040 or email village@sunflower.com

1BR — 740-1/2 Massachu- 2BRs - 27th & Ridge Court, setts, above Wa Restau- all elect., 2 story, 1 bath, rant, 1 bath, CA. $650/mo. CA, W/D hookup, DW. $595/ No pets. 785-841-5797 mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 2BR — 2406 Alabama, for 2BRs - for fall, tri-level, 1 fall, 1.5 bath, 2 story, CA, bath, CA, all elect., W/D DW, W/D hookup. $570/mo. hookup, DW, study. $650/ No pets. Call 785-841-5797 mo. No pets. 785-841-5797


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• Decks • Gazebos • Framing • Siding • Fences • Additions • Remodel • Weatherproofing & Staining Insured, 20 yrs. experience. 785-550-5592

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Eudora Montessori K Prep-1st, 2 Openings Half day $75, Full day $100/wk Aug. Special 1 FREE week Near Eudora Elementary 785-542-1364

Full service preschool & licensed childcare center for children ages 1-12. Open year-round, Monday- Friday, from 7 am to 6 pm

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Eagles Lodge

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NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Lawn and Landscape For unique Landscapes and impeccable Lawn Maintenance. Please call 785-883-2086 Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only

Landscape Maintenance Big/Small Jobs Dependable Service Mowing Clean Up Tree Trimming Plant Bed Maint. Whatever U Need Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379 Golden Rule Lawncare Complete Lawncare Service Family owned & operated Eugene Yoder Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436

Moving-Hauling Haul Free: Salvageable items. Minimum charge: other moving/hauling jobs. Also Maintenance/Cleaning for home/business, inside/out plumbing / electrical & more. www.a2zenterprises.info 785-841-6254

Serving individuals, farmers & business owners 785-331-3607

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Music Lessons

Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year with Simply Music! Keys of Joy 785-331-8369 Karla’s Konservatory 785-865-4151

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Painting JAYHAWK GUTTERING

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Seamless aluminum guttering. Many colors to choose from. Install, repair, screen, clean-out. Locally owned. Insured. Free estimates.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation

jayhawkguttering.com

www.lawrencemarketplace.c om/lml

785-550-5610

Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119 Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

785-843-2244

STARTING or BUILDING a Business? 785-832-2222 classifieds@ljworld.com

A. B. Painting & Repair

Int/ext. Drywall, Tile, Siding, Wood rot, & Decks 30 plus yrs. Refs. Free Est.

Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com

Inside - Out Painting Service Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Heating & Cooling

Retirement Community Drury Place

Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price

1510 St. Andrews

Pet Services

785-841-6845

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ druryplace

Roofing

Dependable & Reliable pet sitting, feeding, walks, overnights, and more! References! Insured! 785-550-9289

Professional Service with a Tender Touch

Stress Free for you and your pet.

www.cnnmobilepetsalons.com

Complete Roofing

Plumbing Precision Plumbing

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

Tearoffs, Reroofs, Redecks * Storm Damage * Leaks * Roof Inspections

We’re There for You!

785-749-4391

New Construction Service & Repair Commercial & Residential FREE ESTIMATES Licensed & Insured

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lawrencemarketplace.com/p recisionplumbing

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

785-856-6315

RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

785-764-9582

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Travel Services

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

Lawrence First Class Transportation

Real Estate Services

Lawrencemarkeptlace.com /firstclass

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

785-841-5466

Tree/Stump Removal Realty Executives - Hedges Joy Neely 785-371-3225 www.happyhomehunters.com

Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 lawrencemarketplace.com/ recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

Repairs and Services

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com

Chris Tree Service

20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659

Kansas Tree Care.com

Trimming, removal, & stump grinding by Lawrence locals Certified by Kansas Arborists Assoc. since 1997 “We specialize in preservation and restoration” Ins. & Lic. visit online 785-843-TREE (8733)

Utility Trailers

785-766-2785

EAGLE TRAILER CO.

Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof?

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com

Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake? Mobile Enviro-Wash 785-842-3030

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

PineLandscapeCenter.com Find us on Facebook Pine Landscape Center 785-843-6949

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

Call Calli 785-766-8420

Mold/Mildew on your house?

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Re-Roofs: All Types Roofing Repairs Siding & Windows FREE Estimates (785) 749-0462 www.meslerroofing.com

785-865-0600

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

midwestcustompools.com

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Your Local Lawrence Bank

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 lawrencemarketplace.com/ starvingartist

Landscaping

www.scott-temperature.com lawrencemarketplace.com/ scotttemperature

All Your Banking Needs

TWO GOOD PAINTERS 785-424-5860 Husband & wife team excellent refs. 20yrs. exp. Mark & Carolyn Collins

PIANO LESSONS

785-842-0094

Events/Entertainment

Painting

I COME TO YOU!

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

Concrete CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete Repair Specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways, Waterproofing, Basement, Crack repair 888-326-2799 Toll Free

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Home Improvements

No Job Too Big or Small • Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203 or visit us at Lawrencemarketplace.com /freestategaragedoors

Guttering Services Janitorial Services Business-Commercial-Industrial Housecleaning Carpet Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning The “Greener Cleaner” Locallly Owned Since 1983 Free Estimates

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Employment Services

Housecleaner

Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. www.doctor-clean.com 785-840-4266

Mudjacking, Waterproofing. We specialize in Basement Repair & Pressure Grouting. Level & Straighten Walls & Bracing on wall. BBB. Free Estimates Since 1962

Cleaning

785-842-6264

Precision Carpet Cleaning Kansas 785-250-4369 http://www.precisioncarpet cleaningkansas.com/ BACK TO SCHOOL SPECIAL Newest & most innovative rotary cleaning system.

FOUNDATION REPAIR

Tiny Tots

Licensed In-home daycare Now enrolling Children of all ages in Tonganoxie Call Kristal 913-593-8651

Westside 66 & Car Wash

Full Service Gas Station 100% Ethanol-Free Gasoline Auto Repair Shop - Automatic Car Washes Starting At Just $3 2815 W 6th St | 785-843-1878 lawrencemarketplace.com/ westside66

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

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665

913-488-7320

785-838-4488

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Artisan Floor Company

Hardwood Floor Installation, Refinishing and Repair Locally Owned, Insured, Free Estimates 785-691-6117 www.artisanfloorcompany.com

Stacked Deck

Heating & Cooling

Best Deal

Child Care Provided

785-842-2108

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Flooring Installation

Driveways, Parking Lots, Paving Repair, Sidewalks, Garage Floors, Foundation Repair 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Jennings’ Floor Trader 3000 Iowa - 841-3838

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For All Your Battery Needs

Concrete

Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.

Manufacturing Quality Flatbed Trailers 20 years SALES SERVICE PARTS WE SELL STEEL WELDING SERVICES (785) 841-3200

Window Installation/Service Martin Windows & Doors

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

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

Milgard replacement windows Free est. 15 yrs. exp. Locally owned & operated Great prices! 785-760-3445

Reach thousands of readers across Northeast Kansas in print and online! Schedule your ad with

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!D SUNDAY, AU*US+ 12, 2012 Apartments Townhomes Unfurnished 3BR, 1-1/2 bath, 2

car garage, DW, W/D hookup. New sideby side, deck & great yd. $900/mo. 785-749-1151

LAUREL GLEN APTS 2 & 3BR All Electric units. Water/Trash PAID. Small Dog and Students WELCOME! Income restrictions apply

AVAILABLE NOW!

3BR, 2 or 2.5 bath- 2 car w/openers W/D hookups, FP, major appls. Lawn care & snow removal 785-865-2505

Now Accepting

Applications for August Call NOW for Specials! 785-838-9559 EOH

HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 3 Bedroom Townhomes

1/2 OFF AUGUST RENT

Office Space

Retail & Commercial Space

3BR — 2323 Yale, 2 story, 2 bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car garage, no pets. $750/mo. Call 785-841-5797

Fall KU Bus Route Avail.! Pet under 60lbs OK! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280

CAMPUS LOCATIONS!

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

785-594-7466

1008 Emery *785-749-7744 3BR, 1.5 bath, 1131-35 Ohio, W/D, no pets. $925/mo. & $199/deposit. Close to KU campus. Call 785-749-6084 www.eresrental.com Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Aspen West

2BRs Near KU, $530. On bus route, laundry on-site, water/trash paid. No pets. AC Management 785-842-4461

Brighton Circle 3BR, 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,650 sq. ft., $850/mo. Bainbridge Circle 3BR, 1.5 - 2.5 bath, 1 car garage, 1,200 - 1,540 sq. ft. $750 - $800/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit

Houses

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

785-842-4200

NEW SPECIALS!

1,2,3 BR W/D, Pool, Gym Canyon Court Apts 700 Comet Lane, Lawrence (785) 832-8805 firstmanagementinc.com

2-3BR, 1 bath, Nice, yard, new appliances, $735/mo. +deposit. 785-841-1284 2BR, cozy, near KU & park. Fenced yard with nice deck. 2528 Moundview, $730/mo. Avail. Aug 1. 913-579-8122 2BR, 1 bath, country home, 2 porches, 1 deck. SE of Lawrence. Quiet. 1 Small pet ok. Call 785-838-9009 3BR Gem - S. of KU at 2213 Naismith Dr. 1.5 Bath, CA, wood floors, garage, DW, W/D hook-up, bsmt. No Smoking. $850/mo. Avail. now. Call 816-835-0190

Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, 3BR, 2 story, 2 baths, 2 car laundry. $390, water/cable garage, 3624 W. 7th, has paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 study, FP, unfinished bsmt, C/A, dw, W/D hooks, 1 pet ok, $1250, 785-841-5797 Duplexes

Real Estate Auctions K.D.O.T.

LAND AUCTION The Kansas Department of Transportation will offer at public auction the following tract:

+/- 8.81 ACRES

Off US-59, approx 6 mi. south of Lawrence, KS Residential site

To be sold

Tues., August 14 4:00 p.m. For info see

www.ksdot.org/burrow/RID

or call

1-877-461-6817

Townhomes 1 & 2 BEDROOM UNITS AVAILABLE NOW!

Cooperative townhomes start at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) www.pinetreetownhouses.com

PARKWAY 4000

• 2BR, 2 bath avail. Aug. • W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New appls. & carpets • Maintenance free 785-749-2555/785-766-2722

Income Property

White G.E. 4BR, 2.5 bath available Au- Microwave, 1 gust at 1423 Monterey Hill Microwave - medium size. Works fine. $35. Dr. (Quail Run School area) 785-842-6456 $1,500/mo. 785-218-7264 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

PARKWAY 6000

• 2 & 3 BR, 2 baths • some w/walkout bsmt. • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722 LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $850/mo. 2BR, 1 bath, $780/mo. Half Off Deposit $300 FREE Rent Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

Arts-Crafts

Sewing machine. Bernina Aurora 430 sewing maLoft BR, 1226 Prairie, 1.5 chine. Brand new, never bath, 2 story, CA, W/D used. Retail: $2749. Asking hookup, 1 pet ok. $630/mo. $2000. Wendy 785-691-7192 Call 785-841-5797

Near Stadium/Downtown Premium Rental

Updated 3BR, 2 bath with eat-in kitchen, stainless appls., W/D, deck, & lawn care. Immediate possession, 816-686-8868

Roommates

MOVE-IN SPECIALS

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

TV: 36” Mitsubishi TV Great picture, $75/offer. Call 785-843-8407.

Buick 2008 Lacrosse CXL, one owner, remote start, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, CD changer, sunroof, leather heated seats, remote start, stk#319701 only $15,514 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2006 Impala SS, local trade, low miles, leather heated seats, Bose sound, alloy wheels, power equipment. You won’t find a nicer car than this one! Stk#308471 only $18,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Lawrence 03

HUGE MULTI-FAMILY YARD SALE

Friday & Saturday, August 10 & 11 8AM-1PM 1200 Inverness, Lawrence (next to Quail Run School) Like new furniture, sporting goods, major & small appliances including dishwasher, microwave, garbage disposal, vacuums, office chairs & equipment, kids clothes & toys, collectibles, dishes, stereo, yard art, clothing & shoes, and much, much more!

Bicycles-Mopeds Girls Bicycle - Like new! 20” Huffy SeaStar, dark pink-purple, $30. Amy 785-331-2613

Collectibles Whiskey Bottle Train Set, McCormick Pacific Railroad 4 pieces, 1969-1970 edition, $50 set. Please call for more info. 816377-8928

Halcyon Bed & Breakfast Closing Sale Sat. & Sun. Aug. 11 12 Sat 7:30-2:30 Sun. 10-2:30 1000 Ohio (Directions: in the alley off 10th - Follow signs... parking on 10th St. Ohio St. & Tennessee St.

Dell 17” flat screen computer monitor with built-in speakers. Works Great! $50 785-856-1827 or 785-633-0756

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2004 Pontiac Grand Prix 122K, AT, Cruise, Moon, CD Changer, Lots of Records, 1-owner, Nice $8,500. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Cars-Imports

2006 Hyundai Azera Ltd. Comfort and luxury describe this all leather sedan with 45,961 miles, Black w/beige interior. Only $13,888! Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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EXECUTIVE OFFICE

AVAILABLE at WEST LAWRENCE LOCATION $525/mo., Utilities included Conference Room, Fax Machine, Copier Available Call Donna at (or e-mail) 785-841-6565 Advanco@sunflower.com

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE STARTING AT

$495.00 PER MONTH Water & Trash Paid

One Bedroom/Loft Style Pool • Fitness Center • On-site Laundry • Pet Friendly

7 8 5 . 8 5 6 . 7 7 8 8 www.ironwoodmanagement.net

ALSO, CHECK OUT OUR LUXURY APARTMENTS & TOWN HOMES!

2, 3, 5 Bedrooms • Garages • Pool • Fitness Center

• Park West Gardens Apts. • Park West Town Homes

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Macy’s Sofa and Arm Chair Set in Pine Overside arm chair, sofa seats 3. Includes 3 decorative pillows. Gently used. Dimensions Couch: 8’2” x 3’2” Chair: 4’ x 3’2” Sold only as a set! $250. You Haul Away (785) 693-0169 online.seller.law@gmail.com Nice oak table w/leaf 4 chairs $150. 50” proj TV $50. Pioneer 5.1 home theater $50. Cherry AV tower $25. Student desk $25. Analog TVs. 785-841-2263

THUR, FRI, SAT, & SUN Aug. 9, 10, 11, 12. 8:00-5:00 1311 NEW YORK ST., LAWRENCE. Items for sale include, clothes, coverall, shoes, furniture, tools, books/paperbacks, outdoor and picnic items, household items and much, much more. There will be something that everyone can use, so come and find your treasure. You won’t be able to beat the price

Pets

2008 class B Pleasure-Way Excel TS2 model. Completely self-contained. One owner purchased new in 2008 for $80,048. Fiber glass wide body on Ford E350 super duty van chasis. Fully loaded and beautifully appointed. Must see to appreciate. Length 20 ft. Less than 14,000 miles on the odometer. Averages 13MPG. Current NADA retail value is $52,980. Asking $48,000 but willing to negotiate. This RV is like new and perfect for two people. Lein free title furnished at the completion of sale. I will be happy to share the original window sticker with you that shows all of the features. If you are interested call 785-865-9005.

HUMMER Trucks

Toyota 1995 Camry, 118,000 miles, auto, 4DR, reliable car in good condition. Cash $3,000 785-841-2844 Call after 11am.

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

We Buy all Domestic cars, trucks, and suvs. Call Jeremy 785-843-3500

Dodge 2010 Challenger SE V6, alloy wheels, ABS, power equipment, very nice! Stk#18493 only $22,815. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2rd & Iowa St. www.LairdNollerLawrence.com

Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

WE BUY CARS Top dollar for top late model vehicles. Drive in, see Danny or Jeff and get your big bucks today! 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Hummer 2008 H3, 4wd, GM certified, running boards, tow package, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, On Star, power equipment, stk#538992 only $21,884 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Hyundai 2011 Elantra GLS save thousands over new! Great rates and payments are available! Stk#11530 only $17,450 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cars-Imports

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2011 Ford Fiesta Hatchback with extra cargo room and great gas mileage. CARFAX 1-owner. $16,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Acura 2004 MDX AWD, heated leather seats, Bose sound, navigation, alloy wheels, sunroof, all the luxury without the price, only $12,845. stk#153911 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Infiniti 2000 I30. Local trade, well cared for by senior citizen. Similar to a Maxima, 4 door sedan with leather and moonroof! Beautiful light bronze color. Great price and low miles! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

1999 Acura 3.2TL-99K Original Miles, AT, Leather, Moon, CD, Bose, 2-owner, Clean $6,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2008 Audi A6 3.2L Quattro-65K, AT, CD Changer, Bose, Moonroof, Nav, Heated Seats, 1-owner, Wow $23,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2011 Chevrolet Cruze Low miles with gas saving 4-cylinder engine. Excellent mid-size sedan and a great color. $16,500 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2000 Infiniti I30t-124K, AT, Heated Leather, Moonroof, Bose, CD Changer, Every Record, 2-owner, Save $7,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Ford 2008 Mustang, alloy wheels, spoiler, power equip, V6, stk#142722 only $15,316. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 2007 Audi A4 2.0T Quattro-65K, AT, Moon, Leather, CD Changer, 2-owner, Only $17,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2010 Chevrolet Equinox 2LT package with AWD, leather seats, and back-up camera. Priced very low. $23,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Kia 2011 Forte EX FWD, 4cyl, automatic, great commuter car! Power equipment, cruise control, XM radio, steering wheel controls, stk#10246, only $15,315 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2007 Ford 500 SEL package with low miles. V-6 engine with plenty of power in this comfortable cruiser. $11,987 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2006 Chevrolet Impala Great back to school car for high school or college students. Good gas mileage and plenty of room. $10,191 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Chevrolet 2007 Impala LT, alloy wheels, power equipment, cruise control, remote start, alloy wheels, steering wheels controls. Stk#139161 only $8,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pontiac 2003 Bonneville, one owner, bought new here, you won’t find a nice car. 3800 V6, leather heated seats, power equipment, spoiler, alloy wheels, sunroof and more! Stk#661721 only $9875. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2005 Pontiac G6 3.5L, V6 Remote keyless entry, Clean Carfax, 98,386 miles $9,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000.

Miscellaneous

2010 Hyundai Elantra GLS Certified! Warranty until 2020 or 100k miles, 20k miles, Local trade, Automatic $13,988 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2009 Hyundai Sonata Certified! Warranty until 2019 or 100k miles, Currently has 42k miles, V6, $13,900 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2006 Ford 500 Limited package with leather and AWD and V-6 engine. Easy to maneuver in bad weather and comfortable ride in all weather. $12,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Pulling tractor: 14 HP Craftsman pulling tractor, $100. 856-1911

Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Chevrolet 2012 Traverse LT, AWD, room for 8, remote start, heated seat, power equipment, stk#10560A only $28,515. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2008 Cobalt LT sedan, 4cyl, great gas mileage, spoiler, power equipment, GM certified, stk#337913 only $11,222. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Bengal Kitten, (1) male, 7 wks. old, all shots & wormed, $100. 785-242-1776

LAWN MOWER, Poulan Pro Walk-behind, 21” 6.5 hp, rear & side bagger, good condit., $60, 785-830-8058

Camper Shell - small, fits F10 and Ford Ranger. Fiber glass. $60 obo. 785-856-0304.

Chevrolet 2009 Aveo LT, sunroof, power equipment, On Star, GM certified with 2 yrs of scheduled maintenance, stk#19353 only $12,744. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Early birds are always welcome. Call 785-865-5607, if you need directions or for questions.

Rocking Chair, Fabric. Good condition, very comfortable. You haul. $100 Call 785-843-0333.

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Cadillac 2007 STS, CTS grill, 34,000 miles, excellent condition,. $22,000. Please call 785-979-3808

Pontiac 2003 Sunfire coupe, sporty, 4cyl, great gas mileage, spoiler, dual airbags, stk#14298 only $5,989. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Multi-Family Yard Sale

Six #02-HP Cartridges, 1-YellowXL 2-Black 1-Pink 1-Blue 1-Drk Blue. Retail $68. Yours for $40 + partly Care-ServicesEudora used one in old printer. Supplies Please call Joan at cell 2BR 2bath, Nice mobile 214-724-7249 For Sale: 2 reptile lights. 1 home, W/D hookup, CH/CA, with heat bulb. 1 with dayw/new carpet, $555/mo., light bulb. 1 is a clip-on. Furniture refs. +dep. 913-845-3273 Almost brand new. $35. Call 785-423-5486. Bunk bed w ladder. Twin (6 Tonganoxie ft) Call Carly at 785-550-4893 to inspect / 3BR, 2 bath house, 210 N. buy / pick-up. $99 /offer Village St, Terrace. With CA, attached garage, cov- Easy Chair - Gold Swivel ered patio, shed. $900/mo. Rocker, $25. Call Carly at Avail 9/1. 785- 865-6316. 785 550-4893 for Pickup Arrangement. 3BR/2Bath, Ranch House $850/mo. Headboard, Kingsize 182St Tonganoxie fenced Excellent condition. RV acreage, 2 garage, Wood. $45. 785-843-2140. and barn. MOTORHOME FOR SALE 913-461-6558 BY OWNER

Office Space

2012 Buick Regal Sharp sedan from long time luxury car maker. Low miles and great on gas. Must See. $21,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Bedding, lamps, furniture, electronics, king metal headboard, and lots of household items.

Computer-Camera Room available at Kansas Zen Center. Quiet East Lawrence neighborhood close to downtown, campus, South Park. $450/month includes utilities. 785-842-7010

Buick 2011 Lucerne CXL 4to choose from, starting at $23,815.00 GM certified and includes two years of maintenance, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, and one fantastic ride with surprising gas mileage! Stk#16660. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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2BR, 1 bath. Great for KC 3BR - 1028 Lake Crest commuters. Nice, Open Newer. 2½ bath, 2 car, DR, $1,050 /mo. Call floor plan, private patio, FP. W/D hookup. Inside cat ok. 785-550-3427 4 Duplexes, for sale. south & $595/mo. Call 785-841-4201 3BR, 2 Bath. 3417 W. 25th west Lawrence. Priced to be Ter. lg rec rm, new paint & good investments. Financing 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carcarper, CA, laundry rm , fd avail. Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 pet, vinyl, cabinets, counbkyd, NO PETS! $825/mo. tertop. W/D is included. Avail. Aug. 20. 785-832-9906 $575/mo. 785-865-2505 3BR, SW dist., , gas FP, 2 car garage, 1-3/4 bath. Near LARGE 4BR DUPLEX schools, fitness trail, K-10. 913 Christie Ct., Lawrence $1,000/mo. 785-841-4201 - New exterior. 3 full bath, 2 kitchens, 2LRs, walk-out 3BR in Quiet Area, 1 bath, basement, 2 car. $1,200/ W/D hookup, large fenced mo. Rent-to-own option yard, 1 car, Pets welcome. Appliances available. 913-687-2582 $900/mo. 785-760-0595 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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Pianos, (4) beautiful Mason & Hamlin console $725, at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. Baldwin Acrosonic Spinet, 785-841-4785 $475. Howard $525, Gulbranson Spinet $425. Office space available in Price includes tuning & deFree State Business Center - Bldg. E. Starting at $350/ livery. 785-832-9906 mo. Call 785-841-8744

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Pontiac 2008 Grand Prix GXP, remote start, heads up display, On Star, sunroof, leather heated seats, V8, traction control, stk#349631 only $14,815 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2003 BMW 325i & 2004 BMW 325xi-Well Maintained, Below Average Miles, AT, Leather, Moon, Starting at $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Ford 2000 Mustang. ONE owner. NO accident beautiful Mustang. Bright white with clean tan interior! Great condition, looks and runs super. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. /7 785-856-6100 24/

2002 Lexus ES 300 Fully loaded, Leather seats, Power front seats, Moon roof, Heated seats, Very clean 152,205 miles $8,200 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Honda 2008 Accord EXL, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, navigation, XM radio, one owner, stk#365121 only $18,733. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Honda 2006 Element Ex-P. Local Trade, Nighthawk Black, appearance package and all wheel Drive! One owner since 10k miles. Dealer serviced. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

1992 Lexus LS400 Affordable Luxury, One owner, Very clean, Loaded, ONLY 82K MILES, V8, Auto trans $8,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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2002 Mazda ProtegeWell below average miles at only 63k, Well maintained Local trade, Automatic, 4cyl, Good MPG $9,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2006 Toyota Avalon XLS Silver Pine Metallic with 62,864 miles, Nice, dependable sedan. Just $17,500. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2006 Mercedes Benz C280-78K, AT, Leather, Moonroof, CD Changer, Local Trade, Nice $13,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Hyundai 2011 Santa Fe GLS FWD, V6, power equipment, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, keyless remote, stk#19890 only $19,415 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Toyota 2006 Camry LE. Beautiful ONE OWNER car, leather, super clean and a great neutral color. Low miles. Take a look, Toyotas never last long. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2004 Mazda 6 Sport Wagon V6-94K, AT, Cruise, CD, Bose, 3-owner, Rare! $9,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Crossovers

Toyota 2005 Camry LE. Two owner, NO accident car. Silver, Clean, 4 cyl automatic. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24 4/7

Sport Utility-4x4

2005 Ford Expedition Eddie Bauer with heated and cooled leather seats. Fully loaded and family priced SUV. JAZZ HANDS. S13,995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com Ford 2004 Explorer Ltd. AWD, 3rd row seating, leather, sunroof, fully equiped, 48K miles, mint condition. $14,500. 785-542-1642/785-393-2612

Lincoln 2008 MKX AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, ultra sunroof, premium wheels, fantastic luxury! Stk#682081 only $24,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2002 Ford Explorer Sport Trac 4x4 with V6 power. Excellent small pickup with SUV comfort. $9,980 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Toyota Camry XLE Nice, clean sedan with leather and 102,600 miles. Just getting broken in! Only $15,000. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2011 Subaru Outback 2.5i Limited -71K, AT, Heated Leather, CD Changer, Premium Sound, 1-owner, Steal at $18,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2011 Ford Explorer XLT with leather and dual headrest DVD players for those long drives. Very nice inside and out. $31,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Sport Utility-4x4

2006 Hyundai Tucson Good MPG small SUV, 4cyl, Clean, Blue, 97k miles, $10,900 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Truck-Pickups

2010 Dodge Ram Lot of engine for a small truck. HEMI power and great looking. Needs an owner. $15,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Jeep 2009 Patriot 4WD, automatic, 4cyl, ABS, power equipment, keyless remote, stk#117681 only $15,214 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2011 Jeep Wrangler Unlimited Rubicon 4x4-17K, AT, CD, Cruise, Nav, 1-owner, Clean $32,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2001 Kia Sportage 4X4, 99,802 miles. Manual transmission, Evergreen exterior with grey leather interior, Local trade $7,288 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Ford F-150 King Ranch 1-owner and low miles. Fully loaded with leather and navigation. Priced to sell. $36,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Mini Cooper Convertible Great little gas saver! 6 speed M/T with Overdrive in Blue with soft top. Low miles at 63,473. Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2005 Toyota Corolla Local trade, Very clean, 62k miles, Manual trans, White, $10,000 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Toyota 2008 4Runner Limited 4WD, running boards, alloy wheels, navigation, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, very nice!! Stk#126111 only $26,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Toyota 2008 4Runner Limited 4WD, running boards, alloy wheels, navigation, sunroof, leather heated memory seats, very nice!! Stk#126111 only $26,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2012 Ford Explorer XLT 4x4, Like new with a lot of factory warranty left. $34,395 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2008 Mitsubishi Lancer Red, Very clean, Alloy wheels, 97k miles, Auto trans, $10,500 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Nissan 2003 Maxima SE. Super condition, last year of great body style. Moonroof, platinum color, leather, and CLEAN. 6 speed. Higher miles, runs super. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

2008 Kawasaki Concours 1400cc, excellent condition with extras asking $8,000. contact 785-566-3896 2007 Volkswagen GTI 37K, 6-Speed, Moonroof, Tinted Windows, Keyless Entry, Nice $17,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Volkswagen 2010 Jetta Limited FWD, V6, automatic, leather sunroof, ABS, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#18500 only $18,715 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Motorcylce 1996 BMW, 1100R, $3,000, located in Lawrence, KS. 785-550-2897

2008 Ford Explorer 4x4 with only 44,000 miles. 1-owner with SYNC hands-free system. $20,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2002 Cadillac Escalade Base Leather, Automatic with 112,683 miles, AWD in Black, Nice quality SUV and only $12,500! Call 785-550-6464 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2012 Ford Flex Limited with very low miles and is a CARFAX 1-owner. Leather seats and SYNC system with Bluetooth connectivity. $28,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2004 Porsche Cayenne S-86K, AT, CD, Leather, Nav, Bose, Tiptronic, Local Trade, Nice $16,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Volkswagen Passat -43K, AT, Leather, Moonroof, CD, 2-owner, Wow $15,900.. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Crossovers

Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Saab 2003 9-3 convertible. Nice clean car, clean history, FUN to drive, top down or top up! Only 78K miles. Silver with gray leather, automatic. Seats four! “Sale $7995” See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Toyota 2005 Avalon XLS, one owner, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#529423 only $10,814. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2008 Toyota Sienna XLE-81K, AT, Heated Leather, Moon, Power Doors, CD Changer, 1-owner, Steal at $19,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevrolet 2009 Cobalt LT, automatic, FWD, alloy wheels, power equipment, GM certified with 2 years of maintenance included! Stk#171411 only $11,815.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

GMC 2010 Terrain AWD SLE, local trade, bought here, serviced here. You won’t find a nicer one! GM certified, alloy wheels, remote, On Star, stk#596551 only $20,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other dealer backed warranty. Don’t let the other dealers tell you any different. Dale Willey Automotive is the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars and trucks. Come see the difference! Call for details. 785-843-5200 ask for Allen

2007 Chevrolet Tahoe LTZ package with captain’s chairs and rear entertainment system. Sunroof, leather, price slashed. $23,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

We are now your Chevrolet dealer, call us for your service or sales needs! Dale Willey Automotive 785-843-5200

2011 Ford Flex SEL All-Wheel-Drive makes for a comfortable and very safe ride for 7 passengers. Fun crossover alternative. $25,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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Vans-Buses

2011 Hyundai Santa Fe Certified! Warranty until 2021 or 100k miles, Currently has 30k miles, VERY clean, Silver, $18,000 Call 785-727-0244 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Ford F-150 One owner with factory 20” wheels. 5.4L Triton power and 4x4. Sharp truck. $31,775 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

1999 Toyota 4-Runner Loaded, 4X4, Leather, Wood trim, Automatic trans, Manual transfer case, Sunroof, V6, Local trade, 186k miles $8,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2010 Ford F-150 Platinum Fully Loaded with leather seats, Navigation, MyFordTouch with SYNC voice activation and low miles. $36,500 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000. UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! Days in print vary with package chosen.

vs. Melissa S. Copp and Danny Copp, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11CV590 Court Number: 5 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SAL LE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on August 30, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Lots 13 and 15, Block 5, BELMONT ADDITION to the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof, commonly known as 1419 Elmwood Street, Lawrence, KS 66044 (the “Property”) to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas

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2012 Dodge Grand Caravan Great family van from the original minivan maker. MyGig system with navigation. Low miles. This one is for you. $23,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2006 Chevrolet Silverado 1500 LT Extended Cab, Tow package, 4x4, Leather, 155,849 miles $10,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

2012 Chevrolet Silverado Only 3800 miles and 4x4 with V8 power. Great looking truck. Must see. $28,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2012 Chevrolet Silverado Work truck with the V6 that saves on gas. Long bed and really low miles. $19,380 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

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2009 Ford F-150 Platinum Loaded with navigation and leather. All the toys from Ford and a local trade. $31,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2007 Ford E-350 Super Duty van with V8 power. 15 passenger with dual DVD players and navigation. Hard to find. $15,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com 2005 Ford F-150 SuperCrew-XLT package and 4x4. Clean truck and very well taken care of. Good truck at a good price. $17,995 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on August 30, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: All of Lot 17 and the North One-Half of Lot 16, Block 148, in the City of Eudora, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 1015 Elm Street, Eudora, KS 66025 (the “Property”) to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com. Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas

2001 Honda Odyssey EX-153K, AT, AC, CD, Leather, Power Doors, 2-owner, Save $7,500 . View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (143125) ________

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2007 Ford Ranger Super Cab 4x4, Manual transmission, Air conditioning, Rear step bumper, 65,704 miles $16,500 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

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Ford 2002 Ranger XLT, SuperCab 4X4. Off Road, running boards, and much more. Nice truck, no accident history. Stepside bed! Under $8000 for a truck with a KBB value of $10,800. Priced below loan value! See website for photos Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

GMC 2008 Acadia SLT, leather heated seats, sunroof, alloy wheels, power liftgate, On Star, remote start, quad seats, stk#17221 only $26,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

2004 Honda Odyssey EX-L-91K, AT, DVD, Leather, CD Changer, Power Doors, 3-owners(1 Dealer owner), Only $9,900.. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

GMC 2004 Envoy XUV SLT, 4wd, V6, part truck part SUV, bed liner, running boards, alloy wheels, CD changer, leather heated seats. Stk#560912 only $10,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Interested vendors are encouraged to visit the University of Kansas Purchasing Services website for a listing of Current Bid Opportunities. Electronic Bid postings are located at: www.purchasing.ku.edu /Bids/KU_Bids.aspx Interested vendors may also contact KU Purchasing Services, 785-864-5800. 1246 West Campus Road Rm. 30, Lawrence, KS 66045 Fax 785-864-3454 or email: purchasing@ku.edu

Place your Garage Sale Ad Today! For $39.95, your ad will run Wednesday- Saturdayin the Lawrence Journal -World as well as the Tonganoxie Mirror and Baldwin Signal weekly newspapers, and all of our online websites. You have up to 45 lines in print! 2008 Toyota Sienna XLE 81K, AT, Heated Leather, Moon, CD Changer, DVD, 1-owner, Steal at $19,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Need to Sell a Car? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Dodge 2003 Ram 3500 SLT Diesel, crew cab, running boards, chrome alloy wheels. This is a very nice looking truck and only $18,844. Dale Willey stk#330942 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Bank of America, N.A., Successor by Merger to BAC Home Loans Servicing, LP FKA Countrywide Home Loans Servicing LP Plaintiff, vs. Denice L. Brewer, et al. Defendants.

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Dodge 2008 Grand Caravan SXT, stow n’ go with swivel n’ go, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, sunroof, DVD, navigation, stk#308381 only $18,715 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Truck-Pickups

2007 Chevrolet Colorado Z71 4x4 with the 3.7L I5 engine. Automatic with low mileage. A really great truck you must see. $16,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Case No. 12CV182 Court Number: 1

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (134912)

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2009 Ford Flex SEL with leather and captain’s chairs. Easy access to the 3rd row seat for extra passengers makes this a rare and convenient vehicle. $22,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World August 5, 2012)

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World August 5, 2012)

2008 Ford Edge SEL with leather and power seats. Local trade in and very clean. $19,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

2012 Ford Escape V6 power and automatic transmission. Power equipment and CD player. Last year of this Escape before the new generation. It’s a good deal, you should take it. $22,000 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

1993 Toyota T-100 Clean truck, 4X4, Single cab, Long bed, Manual transmission, Manual transfer case $8,000 Call 785-838-2327 LAIRD NOLLER HYUNDAI 2829 Iowa St. Lawrence

Chrysler 2008 Town & Country, one owner, power sliding doors, leather heated seats, quad seating, DVD, alloy wheels, stk#358361 only $19,814 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Nissan 2009 Quest S, power lift gate, cruise control, power windows, DVD for the family and more! Stk#14495 only $17,748. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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U.S. Bank, National Association, as Successor Trustee to Bank of America, N.A., as Successor by Merger to LaSalle Bank, N.A. as Trustee for The Certificateholders of MLMI Trust, Mortgage Loan Asset-Backed Certificates, Series 2006-HE6 Plaintiff,

2008 Ford F-350 Loads for power from this 6.4L Powerstroke. Lariat package with leather and navigation. CARFAX 1-owner bought from us and traded back in. $33,395 23rd & Alabama 843-3500 www.lairdnollerlawrence.com

We are now your Chevrolet dealer, call us for your service or sales needs! Dale Willey Automotive 785-843-5200

Motorcycle-ATV

2000 Toyota Tacoma Base -136K, 5-speed, CD, AC, Cruise, 3-owner, Clean $8,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chrysler 2002 Town and Country Limited van. AWD, Silver, tan leather interior, air, tilt, cruise, heated power front seats, 5CD player, cassette, video player, dual rear cup holders, excellent condition. 148,000 miles. $8,250/offer. Call 785-764-9355 or 785-424-7315, please leave message.

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Mercury 2007 Mariner Premier. Super nice black on black, 4X4, leather, moonroof, new tires, Viper remote start, new tow hitch, and very clean! Beautiful small SUV. Sale price $12,700. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856--6100 24/7

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If molestation suspected, speak up Dear Annie: Last month, I took my grandkids to a water park. While I was watching the crowds, I noticed a man with a boy who looked to be around 12 years old crouched behind a picnic table. They looked as if they were waiting for someone to come by so they could jump up and startle the person. What I found odd was that the man kept pulling the boy into his lap, putting his arms all the way around the boy’s waist. The boy tried to pull away, but the man kept pulling him back. Then, the man leaned forward and gently kissed the boy on the back. The boy bolted. A little later, I saw the man, the boy and a woman in a pool where the boy was floating on an inner tube, and the man had his hand on the boy’s behind. At one point, I saw the woman by herself and asked whether she and

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the man were married. She told me they had been married for eight years, so I don’t know whether the man was the boy’s father or not. I told her I had misinterpreted something I saw, but since she was married to the man, I was probably mistaken. I felt like a fool. If she had been dating this guy, I would have told her the whole story. Should I have approached her or just minded my own business? — Plainview, Texas

Olympics Games take final bow Not unlike the Super Bowl, the closing ceremonies of the XXX Summer Olympics (7 p.m., NBC) should offer an enormous audience boost to whatever show follows. You’d think NBC would have something special in mind. Unfortunately, the network is airing a sneak peek of “Animal Practice” (9:30 p.m.), a frantically unfunny new sitcom that reminds us why NBC needs sports spectaculars to attract viewers. ‘‘Animal” sets out to answer the unasked question, “What if Dr. Gregory House practiced veterinary medicine?” Justin Kirk (“Weeds”) stars as Dr. George Coleman, a whiz when it comes to curing critters, but also a cynical, misanthropic womanizer. After twoplus weeks of Olympic uplift, “Animal” kicks off with a cat attempting suicide. A series of sad-single-womanwith-cat sight gags follow, culminating in Coleman’s seduction of the cat’s lonely owner. For a show about a crabby, superior snob, “Animal” tries desperately to be liked. The hospital is really a zoo, where the doctors drink, party and gamble behind closed doors, and Coleman’s capuchin monkey, Dr. Rizzo, is dressed in a lab coat and treated as a hard-partying colleague and equal. Yes, it’s a show with a dressed-up monkey.

“Hell on Wheels” (8 p.m., AMC) returns for a second season. Happily, the post-Civil War railroad drama appears to have picked up the pace. But don’t expect it to abandon its dependence on familiar themes from classic Westerns. The new season begins with a train heist by embittered ex-Confederates and the beating death of a prostitute. Former rebel Cullen Bohannon (Anson Mount) and freed slave Elam Ferguson (Common) enact bookend dramas of personal reinvention and redemption in a world dominated by money, personified by railroad tycoon Doc Durant (Colm Meaney) — often seen trailing clouds of sulfuric smoke, just in case you missed the “Hell” in the show’s title.

Sunday’s other highlights

Increased attacks make for bad politics on “True Blood” (8 p.m., HBO).

Scarcity inspires creative scrounging on “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC).

Rape suspects become a killer’s targets on the first season finale of “Longmire” (9 p.m., A&E).

Crises rage on a personal and global level on “Political Animals” (9 p.m., USA).

Matt’s weight becomes a concern on “Episodes” (9:30 p.m., Showtime).

BIRTHDAYS

Actor George Hamilton is 73. Actress Jennifer Warren is 71. Rock singer-musician Mark Knopfler (Dire Straits) is 63. Jazz musician Pat Metheny is 58. Actor Peter Krause is 47. International Tennis Hall of Famer Pete Sampras is 41. Actor-comedian Michael Ian Black is 41. Actress Rebecca Gayheart is 41. Actor Casey Affleck is 37.

Dear Texas: Married or not doesn’t matter. But it is not a simple thing to interpret such actions. The man may have molested the boy previously, which would explain the child’s reaction. But it is also possible that the man was simply trying to show affection to his stepson, and the boy was resisting, as many 12-yearolds would. You were not wrong to speak up, and we would have suggested telling the mother more specifically of your concerns so she could be aware of the situation. If she is upset with you, it is a small price to pay for potentially protecting this boy. Dear Annie: My mother lets the dog lick from our plates and pans. She has no problem with this, but it disgusts me. I realize everything gets washed in hot water af-

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For Sunday, Aug. 12: This year you zero in on what you feel is important. As a result, you generally will succeed. If you are single, you will gain just by extending your horizons and meeting new people. If you are attached, the two of you need to spend more time with each other. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You need to state what you want and give others the time to respond. You might think they are overthinking things, but that’s just their style. Tonight: Meet friends for dinner. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Be aware of how much you have to offer. Let others assume a more dominant role. Tonight: Make it easy. Order in. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  You are all smiles, as you are surrounded by many different people. You have many sides to you, and each one attracts a different type of personality. Tonight: Whatever knocks your socks off. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  See what is going on among your friends. Once you do, you’ll understand why you need to pull back and take more of a break from others. Tonight: Start thinking “Monday.” Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  You have that special touch. No matter what you do, you enjoy yourself as long as you have your friends around you. Tonight: With the people you want, where you want. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Deal with a responsibility

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terward, but still, I don’t want to eat off a plate that the dog ate off of. Thoughts? — Chicago Dear Chicago: Believe it or not, if the plates are washed in soap and hot water after the dog licks them, they are clean enough to be used. And we doubt you could convince your mother otherwise. Even though it is sufficiently sanitary, you obviously object to the idea of it, so we suggest you scrub each plate to your satisfaction before eating off of it.

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involving an older friend or relative or perhaps even work. Take charge. Tonight: Take a stand. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Keep reaching out for someone at a distance. You have a lot to communicate, and so does your friend. Make plans in the near future to get together. Tonight: Take in a movie. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Relate on a one-on-one level with those you come across, and make plans with a child or significant other. Listen to your instincts when reviewing a recent expenditure. Tonight: Togetherness is the theme. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Defer to others, and go along for the ride. You might want to do something new or meet new people. Tonight: Surround yourself with people. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  You have a project on the back burner, but right now you need to focus on an older friend or family member. Make sure to put in a call to this person and plan on joining him or her for a late lunch. Tonight: Relax. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Your sense of mischief comes out, and others cannot help but want to join. Someone from a distance might be thrilled to hear from you. Tonight: Chat away. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  You are anchored and happily nested at home. Others might want to have you join them, but you probably will opt for a quiet day with family or a special loved one. Tonight: Share more of your own feelings. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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The Who, Spice Girls to rock Olympic closer By Jill Lawless Associated Press

LONDON — Get ready for a star-studded spectacular: Olympic Stadium is being transformed into a giant jukebox of British pop and pizzazz for today’s closing ceremonies of the London Games. The Spice Girls and The Who are among the acts prepping performances to celebrate the end of the Olympics. Although organizers have tried to keep the ceremony under wraps, many details have leaked out in the British media — and some of the performers have let the cat out of the bag themselves. Director David Arnold is calling the production “the greatest after-party in the world.” “If the opening ceremony was the wedding, then we’re the wedding reception,” Arnold told the Daily Telegraph. The Who, George Michael, Muse and Ed Sheeran have all said they will take part in a show that will include performances of 30 British hit singles from the past five decades. The Pet Shop Boys, Annie Lennox and Fatboy Slim will also be on hand to get people dancing. Tips and photos have emerged from the rehearsal venue, an old car plant in east London. The Spice Girls were photographed dancing atop black London taxis, so a rendition of their biggest hit, “Wannabe,” seems possible. So does an appearance by surviving members of Queen, whose “We Will Rock You” and “We Are the Champions” have been ever-present at the games. And Ray Davies of The Kinks is tipped to perform his majestic London ballad “Waterloo Sunset.” Paul McCartney has already performed at the opening ceremony, but it’s inconceivable that there won’t be a bit of Beatles music in a tribute to the best of British pop. And organizers will want to include younger acts such as Tinie Tempah, Jessie J, Emeli Sande and the Kaiser Chiefs.

DR. STEPHEN W. HARGARTEN is pictured Aug. 8 at Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee. Hargarten helped many of the victims of Sunday’s shooting at the Sikh Temple of Wisconsin.

NBC to stream ceremony live NEW YORK (AP) — NBC acknowledged some critics Saturday in announcing it changed plans and will stream today’s Olympic closing ceremony live online. Today’s ceremony from London will still air on a tape-delayed basis on NBC in prime time. For the opening ceremony, NBC took some heat for not making the event available to anyone in the United States for hours after the fact. The opening ceremony was watched by 40.7 million people, a bigger audience than for the Grammys and Oscars this year. NBC has since found that streaming live all of the Olympic sports events online has not cut into its prime-time audience, which has been unexpectedly bigger than the 2008 Beijing Games. Organizers have said they want the ceremony to be a “cheeky” reflection of modern Britain, so expect touches of Monty Pythonesque humor — perhaps even Python Eric Idle leading a mass rendition of “Always Look on the Bright Side of Life.” The Daily Mail newspaper published photographs of what it said was the set, involving reconstructions of London landmarks such as St. Paul’s Cathedral and Tower Bridge. The show won’t be short on spectacle. Director Kim Gavin has overseen tours for the band Take That and directed London’s 2007 Princess Diana memorial concert. Designer Es Devlin has created sets for everyone from Lady Gaga to the Royal Opera. As with director Danny Boyle’s opening ceremony, London is aiming for a plucky, irreverent tone far removed from Beijing’s 2008 Olympic closer, which was heavy on precision displays of fireworks, acrobatics and dancing.

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Doctors target gun violence as social disease By Marilynn Marchione

What I’m struggling with is, is this the new social norm? This is what we’re going to have MILWAUKEE — Is a gun to live with if we have more personal access like a virus, a car, tobacco or alcohol? Yes say pub- to firearms.” Associated Press

lic health experts, who in the wake of recent mass shootings are calling for a fresh look at gun violence as a social disease. What we need, they say, is a public health approach to the problem, like the highway safety measures, product changes and driving laws that slashed deaths from car crashes decades ago, even as the number of vehicles on the road rose. One example: Guardrails are now curved to the ground instead of having sharp metal ends that stick out and pose a hazard in a crash. “People used to spear themselves, and we blamed the drivers for that,” said Dr. Garen Wintemute, an emergency medicine professor who directs the Violence Prevention Research Program at the University of California, Davis. It wasn’t enough back then to curb deaths just by trying to make people better drivers, and it isn’t enough now to tackle gun violence by focusing solely on the people doing the shooting, he and other doctors say. They want a sciencebased, pragmatic approach based on the reality of a society saturated with guns and seek better ways of preventing harm from them. The need for a new approach crystallized

— Dr. Stephen Hargarten, one of the nation’s leading gun violence experts last Sunday for one of the nation’s leading gun violence experts, Dr. Stephen Hargarten. He found himself treating victims of the Sikh temple shootings at the emergency department he heads in Milwaukee. Seven people were killed, including the gunman, and three were seriously injured. It happened two weeks after the shooting that killed 12 people and injured 58 at a movie theater in Colorado, and two days before a man pleaded guilty to killing six people and wounding 13, including then-Rep. Gabrielle Giffords, in Tucson, Ariz., last year. “What I’m struggling with is, is this the new social norm? This is what we’re going to have to live with if we have more personal access to firearms,” said Hargarten, emergency medicine chief at Froedtert Hospital and director of the Injury Research Center at the Medical College of Wisconsin. “We have a public health issue to discuss. Do we wait for the next outbreak or is there something we can do to prevent it?” About 260 million to 300 million firearms are owned by civilians in the

United States; about onethird of American homes have one. Guns are used in two-thirds of homicides, according to the FBI. About 9 percent of all violent crimes involve a gun — roughly 338,000 cases each year. Mass shootings don’t seem to be on the rise, but not all police agencies report details like the number of victims per shooting and reporting lags by more than a year, so recent trends are not known. “The greater toll is not from these clusters but from endemic violence, the stuff that occurs every day and doesn’t make the headlines,” said Wintemute, the California researcher. More than 73,000 emergency room visits in 2010 were for firearm-related injuries, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates. At the same time, violent crime has been falling, and the murder rate is less than half what it was two decades ago. And Gallup polls have shown support for stricter gun laws has been falling since 1990. Last year 55 percent of Americans said gun laws should remain the same or become more lenient.

Iran earthquakes kill at least 180, injure over 1,300 TEHRAN, IRAN (AP) — Two strong earthquakes leveled villages and damaged homes in northwestern Iran on Saturday, killing at least 180 people and injuring more than 1,350 others, state TV reported. Thousands of people spent the night outdoors as aftershocks rattled the area. The U.S. Geological Survey reported that Satur-

Refinery probe focuses on corrosion SAN FRANCISCO — Federal investigators probing the cause of a massive Chevron oil refinery fire are focusing on possible corrosion in a decades-old pipe the company inspected late last year but did not replace. Investigators with the U.S. Chemical Safety Board told The Associated Press on Saturday that the November inspection led Chevron to replace an old pipe connected to the one that failed Monday. The fire exploded when a vapor cloud ignited, endangering more than a dozen workers in the immediate vicinity. The resulting blaze sent up thick, black smoke and caused thousands to seek medical attention for related health issues in one of the most serious U.S. refinery fires in recent years. The Richmond refinery, located about 10 miles northeast of San Francisco, produces about 16 percent of California’s daily gasoline supply.

day’s first quake at 4:53 p.m. had a magnitude of 6.4 and struck 37 miles northeast of the city of Tabriz at a depth of 6.2 miles. Its epicenter was a region between the towns of Ahar and Haris, about 200 miles northwest of the capital Tehran, according to Khalil Saei, local Crisis Committee chief, the TV report said. The second quake with

a magnitude of 6.3 struck 11 minutes later, the USGS reported. Its epicenter was 29 miles northeast of Tabriz at a depth of 6.1 miles. The quakes hit the towns of Ahar, Haris and Varzaqan in East Azerbaijan province, the TV report said. At least six villages were totally leveled, and 60 others sustained damage ranging from 50 to 80 percent, it said.

At least 10 aftershocks jolted the same area and were felt in a wide region near the Caspian Sea, causing panic among the population. Saei urged people in the quake region to stay outdoors and spend the night at parks and open spaces in anticipation of more aftershocks. Authorities feared the death toll could

rise as rescuers were still trying to reach people trapped under rubble and had not yet reacher some more remote villages. Iran is located on seismic fault lines and is prone to earthquakes. It experiences at least one earthquake every day on average, although the vast majority are so small they go unnoticed.

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Road work planned in area this week Lawrence City construction projects are now mapped at http://lawks.us/construction-map. !" Traffic heading in both directions on the 23rd Street bridge near Haskell Avenue will be redirected as crews work to demolish the bridge. Completion: November 2012. ! Construction continues on Sixth Street. Mill and overlay operations will take place from Iowa Street to Monterey Way and from Lawrence Avenue to Iowa. Crews are beginning to replace the curb and gutter from Iowa to Missouri Street. Crews will also be working on installing an eastbound right-turn lane at Sixth and Kasold. Completion: by Friday. ! The outside east-

and westbound lanes of Sixth Street from Iowa to Monterey Way will be closed with work happening between 7 a.m. and 5 p.m. weekdays. Crews will be replacing the curb and gutters on Sixth and installing a right-turn lane at Sixth and Kasold. This week, crews will begin work on replacing the curb and gutter on Sixth from Iowa to Missouri and a bus lane at Schwarz Road. Completion: by Friday. ! The Kansas River levee is closed for construction of Bowersock Mills and Power Co.’s new plant on the north bank. Users will be detoured to city streets crossing at the controlled intersection of North Second and Locust streets. Completion: late 2012.

! As crews work on water pipe replacement, northbound traffic on Mississippi Street will be detoured, and there will be no parking on its east side.

mation can be found at ksdot.org/topekametro/ laneclose.asp.

Baldwin City ! County Road 1055 (also known as Sixth Street) between U.S. Kansas Highway 10 Highway 56 (Ames ! Crews will close Street) and Firetree Avelanes on Kansas High- nue will be closed. There way 10 next week dur- will be a marked detour. ing a resurfacing project. Just one lane will East 1900 Road be open for each di! County Road 1057/ rection between 7 a.m. East 1900 Road is closed and 7 p.m. Wednesday between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange through Friday. After Friday, resurfac- and County Road 458/ ing and lane closure will North 1000 Road. A subside until Sept. 10. But marked detour is providlane closures won’t oc- ed. Completion: Novemcur on Kansas University ber 2012. football game days, said Kim Qualls, a Kansas De- U.S. Highway 59 !" North 200 Road is partment of Transportation spokeswoman. Dur- closed at U.S. Highway ing the work, the speed 59 for frontage road conlimit on the highway will struction work. Complebe 55 mph. More infor- tion: late 2012.

AROUND & ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS ! KANSAS! Magazine, published by the Kansas Department of Wildlife, Parks and Tourism, has received two awards from the International Association of Printing House Craftsmen, which sponsors an annual competition showcasing the best printed materials from around the world. KANSAS! received a gold award for its 2010 summer issue and a silver award for its 2011 summer issue. The quarterly magazine is designed and produced by the World Company’s Sunflower Publishing, which is a division of the World Company. !"Ten Restaurant at the Eldridge Hotel and FIVE 21 Restaurant at The Oread have been honored with the 2012 award of excellence from Wine Spectator magazine. The two are the only restaurants in Lawrence to receive the award, which is given to restaurants for “having one of the most outstanding restaurant wine lists in the world.” The award of excellence requires a selection of at least 100 wines, and the lists are judged on the wine selection, presentation and information. The award will be listed in the annual guide in the Aug. 31 issue of Wine Spectator. !"Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical announces advancements for two of its division chiefs. Shaun Coffey has completed the process to obtain the professional designation of “chief fire officer.” The designation is awarded by the Commission of Professional Credentialing to those who complete a process that includes an evaluation of the applicant’s education, experience, professional development and other qualifications. Coffey is one of only 880 CFO’s worldwide, a group that also includes Chief Mark Bradford and Division Chief Bill Stark. Coffey has been a member of the local force for 27 years. Lyle Schwartz has successfully completed the Chief Officer Leadership Symposium, which is a two-year curriculum that develops skills in mentoring, human resources, fire law, fire prevention, community relation and health and safety. He has been a member of the local department for 22 years. !"Carolyn Bloom, a physical therapist at Bloom & Associates Therapy became certified using Graston Technique treatment to enhance the manual therapy skills provided at clinics at 924 Locust St. in Eudora and in Topeka. This treatment is especially beneficial for soft-tissue injuries of all joints, foot and ankle weight-bearing pain, and scar-tissue problems. !"Marcia Epstein and Steve Lopes of Headquarters Counseling Center have completed the fiveday Training for Trainers of Applied Suicide Intervention Skills in New York City. Participants in the training learn to use a suicide intervention model to identify people with thoughts of suicide, seek a shared understanding of reasons for dying and living, develop a safe plan based on a review of risk, be prepared to do follow-up, and become involved in suicide-safer community networks. In September, Headquarters will begin offering twoday workshops on suicide intervention to community members.


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