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He represented the country, and, in fact, humanity in taking the first steps on anFormer astronaut and other world.” Kansas University

fessor Steve Hawley described Neil Armstrong, who died Saturday at age 82, as a man of exceptional ability and humility and a “model for all astronauts.” “He was an incredibly gracious individual, particularly consider-

— Former astronaut and KU professor Steve Hawley ing everything he had done,” Hawley said. “The accomplishment he made was something that hopefully we will all remember forever. He represented the country,

from 1984 to 1999, became an astronaut. But Hawley and Armstrong worked together investigating the Space Shuttle Challenger accident in 1986. On another occasion, after a ceremony dedicating the

and, in fact, humanity in taking the first steps on Please see ARMSTRONG, page 6A another world.” Armstrong, the first per- ! More about Neil son on the moon, had re- Armstrong and tired before Hawley, who reaction to his death. made five space flights Page 6A Neil Armstrong in 1966

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Ex-KBI director chronicles crimes Larry Welch, former director of the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, has written a book about Kansas’ most interesting and influential crimes, covering famous ones, such as the Clutter murders, to ones not often talked about. Page 1C

Feds try to seize property tied to drug case ——

2 men accused of using proceeds from trafficking to build house By George Diepenbrock


We’re trying to introduce students to the excitement of intellectual discovery and the culture of scholarly inquiry.” — Sarah Crawford-Parker, an assistant vice provost who is leading Kansas University’s new Office of First-Year Experience. The program is designed to help KU freshmen connect with the university as early as possible. Page 3A


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DR. MALATI HARRIS WORKS OUT AT UNDERGROUND LAB FITNESS as part of her routine that has helped her lose about 150 pounds. Harris was hospitalized in 2007 when she weighed 330 pounds, and after that incident, she found the motivation to diet and exercise to lose the weight. See the video at

Doctor finds drive to lose about 150 pounds after health scare By Karrey Britt

During a recent lunch hour, Dr. Malati Harris worked out at a Lawrence fitness center with her trainer. In 30 minutes, she worked up a sweat by climbing a ladder machine, lifting weights, doing pushups, pulling on heavy ropes and pushing weights across the room. “She’s in incredible shape,” said Fernando Rodriguez, her trainer at UnderGround Lab Fitness. “She’s self-motivated, and she’s a real competitor with herself.” Harris, 38, of Lawrence Family Medicine & Obstetrics, said that motivation comes from knowing where she was nearly five years ago when she weighed 330 pounds. !"!"!

Harris, who grew up in the suburbs of Chicago, said she wasn’t overweight as a child or teenager. Her weight gain began a year before she attended medical

school when she worked at a restaurant and did some substitute teaching. She said she didn’t exercise and ate fast food for breakfast, lunch and dinner. “I gained 80 pounds in a year, and it was ridiculous, and then I just never lost the weight at all,” she said. Harris, who’s 5 feet 11 inches tall, weighed about 250 pounds through medical school at the University of Illinois-Chicago. She remembers visiting shelters and talking to the homeless about proper nutrition when she was a student. “One of the guys was like, ‘You should practice what you preach,’ and I’m like, ‘Oh, are you talking about me?’” she said. When she became engaged, she joined Weight Watchers and lost about 60 pounds for her wedding day, but soon started regaining the weight. The gain accelerated when she became pregnant with her first child.

She gained 66 pounds, she said, and while some of it was fluid, most of it was from eating double cheeseburgers. She didn’t lose any of the weight after the birth of her son, Mateo, eight years ago. Four years later, when she became pregnant with her second child, she weighed 285 pounds. She feared gaining a lot of weight during the pregnancy, and her fears became a reality. When she gave birth to her daughter, Liliana, she tipped the scales at 330 pounds. One week later, she was admitted to the hospital because she was having trouble breathing and her blood pressure was off the charts. At first, doctors thought she had heart failure, but they soon found out she had fluid on her lungs. She had severe pre-eclampsia after giving birth, which is rare. The unexpected hospitalization in November 2007 became her turning point. “That was when I was like, Please see WEIGHT, page 5A

Federal prosecutors are asking for a court order to seize and sell three parcels of Douglas County property with ties to two Lawrence residents indicted in a major drug-trafficking case. According to court records, U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office alleges the properties — including a large house under construction west of Lawrence — owned by Chad Bauman, 33, and Carey Willming, 36, were derived from proceeds from drug sales or intended to be used to facilitate commission of the crimes. Prosecutors also allege the properties were part of alleged money laundering defendants used to hide drug proceeds. Thirty-five defendants, including Bauman, Willming and nine other Lawrence residents, are accused of working to distribute a mixture containing cocaine and more than 1,000 kilograms of marijuana from 2005 to June of this year. Many of the defendants in the case are from Douglas and Johnson counties. Prosecutors are seeking a $16.9 million judgment in the case. They allege Bauman and fellow Lawrence resident Los Rovell Dahda, 30, made millions of dollars as leaders of the drug ring. Federal prosecutors have focused mainly on seizing a home under construction at 1605 E. 550 Road, described in court records as a “large estate residence that defendants Bauman and Willming are building.” Please see DRUG, page 2A



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ALAN RANDOLPH HAWKINS A Celebration of Life for Alan Randolph Hawkins will be at 2:30 p.m., Sunday, September 9, 2012 in Swarthout Recital Hall, located in Murphy Hall on the campus of the University of Kansas, Lawrence. He was cremated and his request was to have his ashes spread across the Flint Hills of central Kansas. Dr. Hawkins, 74, passed away July 21, 2012 at his Lawrence home with hospice care provided by the Douglas County Visiting Nurses Association. He died from the combined effects of vascular dementia and Alzheimer’s disease. Alan was born on March 10, 1938 in Great Bend, KS the son of O. Floyd and Ruth (Wilbanks) Hawkins. Alan’s father was an accountant for various oil companies and his mother was a registered nurse. They preceded him in death. He married Nancy Rutherford on July 26, 1979 in Danforth Chapel on the KU campus in Lawrence. She survives of the home with their beloved dog, Gus. Dr. Hawkins was professor emeritus of bassoon and music theory at KU, where he taught from 1975 until his retirement in 2004. Alan was succeeded at KU by his former student, Dr. Eric Stomberg. Alan also taught bassoon and music theory at West Texas State University from 1968 to 1975. Alan played under the baton of Robert Shaw in the Atlanta Symphony between 1964 and 1968. During that turbulent time in U.S. history, he taught in the rural schools around Atlanta and witnessed several burning crosses in various locations on his way home during the nights. Alan grew up in Wichita, KS and attended Wichita East High School where he sang in their stateranked choir. He played saxophone in a locally famous mariachi band and was an enthusiastic rider of British motorcycles, much to his RN mother’s chagrin. After high school, he spent one year working at Boeing Aircraft as a draftsman assistant. But the call of music was too strong and Alan enrolled at Kansas State Teachers College to earn a Bachelor of Music Education degree. He started playing clarinet in the orchestra and noticed the girl playing the bassoon was struggling with her part, so he thought, “how hard can it be?” He asked his clarinet professor, Leopold Liegl, if he could switch to bassoon and the rest is history. Alan then followed his love of music theory and composition to the University of Texas at Austin where he studied with Kent Kennan, with whom he was having lunch when they heard the tragic news about the Kennedy assassination in Dallas. He received his

Master of Music Theory degree in 1964. During his tenure at WTSU, Alan started his Doctorate in Musical Arts in Bassoon Performance with L. Hugh Cooper at the University of Michigan. He spent his summers in Michigan as a part-time employee of the Interlochen Summer Arts Camp where it was his duty to drive around a 50mile radius of Interlochen in his 1960 Karmann Ghia convertible and post their performance schedules. Alan also was an usher for Interlochen’s concerts and remembered ushering German-born rocket scientist, Wernher von Braun, to his seat. Eventually, Alan was awarded his DMA degree in 1975. Alan will be best remembered for his double reed publishing company, Bocal Music, that he established in 1988, thanks to the development of music notation software for his favorite Macintosh computer. His family remembers him from the age of seven pushing a pencil around on music staff paper, then an ink pen, followed by the clacking of a musical typewriter as technology advanced. Alan not only published his own compositions, but also hundreds of arrangements for solo instruments and ensembles. Today, Bocal Music is known throughout the world and will help continue Alan’s legacy to music. Alan was preceded in death by a sister, Bettie Hawkins Powell, San Antonio, Texas; a brother, Rev. Hal W. Hawkins, Wichita; and brother-inlaw, Jess Powell, Jr., San Antonio. Survivors include sister-in-law, Wilda Hawkins, Wichita, and brother-in-law, M. Allen Rutherford, Lawrence; nieces, Kim Rutherford Augusto (John), Lawrence; R. Suzanne Powell, San Antonio; Mark Powell, San Antonio; Jess Powell, III, Port Aransas, Texas; Darlene Hawkins (Juan), Wichita; Debbie Jane Hawkins Neal, Honolulu; and numerous cousins, grandnieces and grandnephews. The family will greet friends and colleagues at a reception outside Swarthout Recital Hall following the celebration. Alan’s family requests that in lieu of flowers, donations be sent to the KU Endowment Association to benefit the Alan R. Hawkins Bassoon Scholarship Fund, c/o KU Endowment Association, P.O. Box 928, Lawrence, KS 66044. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.

AROUND AND ABOUT IN LOCAL BUSINESS #"KANU FM of Lawrence has been named the medium market Station of the Year by the Kansas Association of Broadcasters. The awards will be presented during the KAB’s awards banquet Oct. 22 in Wichita. The “station of the year” designation is based on points earned in various categories, including commercial production, public service and station promotion announcements, public affairs programming, news and sportscasts, news features, in-depth reporting,

play-by-play, DJ personality, editorial/commentary and website. # A ribbon cutting on Thursday marked the official reopening of Gameday Super Store at 1008 W. 23rd St. The retail store, formerly known as GTM Sportswear, is locally owned and offers KU collegiate fan apparel, merchandise and novelty items. Justin Villarreal is the store manager, and Ryan Collette is assistant manager. Jana Thomas is the store’s multimedia advertising manager.

Martha F. Garcia, 85, of Topeka, died August 23, 2012 at Midland Hospice House. She was born in Kansas City, Kansas on March 27, 1927 the daughter of Vincent and Hilaria (Salazar) Flores. Martha enjoyed sewing and was an accomplished seamstress and tailor. She liked to watch TV especially the news channel, was a great cook and liked doing all types of crafts. She was a member of Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Martha was a homemaker until her children were grown. She worked in production and as a supervisor for Burnett Medical Instruments, later known as C.R. Bard Biomedical prior to her retirement. Martha married Galdino A. “Glen” Garcia in Kansas City, Kansas on January 4, 1943. He preceded her in death on September 14, 1994. She is survived by three sons, Daniel Garcia of Lawrence, David Garcia of Topeka, Michael (Kathy) Garcia of Lawrence, one daughter Teresa (Thomas) Gutierrez of Topeka, one sister, Esther Garcia of Kansas City, Kansas and 13 grandchildren, 23 great grandchildren and two

great-great grandchildren. She was also preceded in death by a daughter, Cecelia Garcia on July 31, 2009, a brother, Frank Flores and a sister, Genevieve Flores. Martha will lie in state at the Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home on Monday after 2:00 p.m. where a Parish Rosary will be prayed at 7:00 p.m. Mass of Christian Burial will be celebrated on Tuesday at 10:00 a.m. at Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church. Interment will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery. Memorial contributions may be made to Our Lady of Guadalupe Catholic Church and sent in care of Brennan-Mathena Funeral Home, 800 SW 6th Ave., Topeka, Kansas 66603. Online condolences and fond memories may be left at www. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.

ELIZABETH JANE HURD Elizabeth “Betty” Hurd, 94, Berthoud, CO, died on Aug. 2, 2012. She was born on May 20, 1918 in Topeka, to Harry E. and Jessie R. Smith. She was married to Robert R. Hurd on May 11, 1935. Betty retired after 35 years of service at Hercules in August 1980. She is preceded in death by her parents; husband Robert; sisters Hazel and Dorothy; brothers Bob, Harry, and Paul. Betty is survived by her daughter Roberta Ewing, Berthoud, CO; sons Harry and wife Linda, Richardson, TX, Bruce and wife Donna, Ottawa, and Timothy, Lawrence; 7 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. Betty loved her rose garden, football, and the Rocky Mountains, but her greatest passion was for her family and friends. She will be greatly missed by all that knew

her. Memorial services are scheduled for Saturday, Sept. 1, at 10 a.m. at the Trinity Episcopal Church of Lawrence, 1011 Vt. In lieu of flowers, memorials may be sent to the Trinity Episcopal Church. Friends will be received in the parish hall following the service. Condolences may be offered at www. Please sign this guestbook at Obituaries.

LLOYD HARRY JAMESON Inurnment for Lloyd Jameson, 88, Lawrence, will be 10 a.m. Tuesday at the Vinland Cemetery. Lloyd died Thursday in Baldwin. Condolences,


Hallmark lawsuit ruling reversed By George Diepenbrock

A Kansas Court of Appeals panel on Friday reversed a ruling by a Douglas County judge and found that a former employee’s claims in a lawsuit against Hallmark Cards Inc. were subject to arbitration. The appellate court made the ruling and ordered the case back to District Judge Michael Malone with instructions to stay further proceedings in the lawsuit and to compel further arbitration in the dispute. According to the opinion, Jana Hague sued her employer, Hallmark, which operates a production plant in Lawrence, for breach of contract and for unpaid wages. She began suffering health problems in 2008 and took a leave of absence. Hallmark initially approved her application for short-term disability benefits but, after further review, denied the benefits. When she did not return to work, she was fired. Court of Appeals Judge Steve Leben wrote the legal issues of the lawsuit relate to whether it would be proper for an arbitrator or a judge to determine the merits of her claims. Hague’s attorneys argued she should have received further short-term disability benefits and that a court should award her back benefits, plus interest, penalties and attorneys fees. Hallmark had asked Malone to put the lawsuit on hold while the parties arbitrated the dispute because the company said her claims were subject to mandatory arbitration under Hallmark’s dispute-resolution program. Malone agreed with Hague’s attorneys that the company’s dispute-resolution program did not require her to arbitrate her claims. “But what Hague has filed in court is a lawsuit, not an objection to Hallmark policies, and her agreement with Hallmark requires that legal claims be arbitrated,” Leben wrote in Friday’s opinion. 609 N.H. (offices) • 645 N.H. (News Center) Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843-1000 • (800) 578-8748

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According to a complaint in the case, a federal drug task force joined with the Internal Revenue Service in 2011 to investigate the finances of Bauman, who owned a carpet cleaning business in rural Lawrence, Dahda and others associated with them. The investigation included federal wire taps. Both Bauman, who remains in custody in the case, and Willming have pleaded not guilty, as have all co-defendants. Thomas G. Lemon, an attorney for Willming, has objected to the government’s request, saying Willming has not been convicted of any crime that would lead to a seizure and sale of the property. He said in his motion it was “believed that the residence and property may be worth in excess of $1 million.” Willming’s defense attorney also said the property could be secured from the elements and argued the expense of keeping the property is “not excessive” while the matter is being resolved. A judge has not yet ruled on the issue. A trial in the drug case will not occur before next

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THIS PROPERTY LOCATED AT 1605 E. 550 ROAD has been seized in connection with a recent bust of a drug ring. The home was under construction by owners Chad Bauman and Carey Willming, who federal agents believe financed the build with drug money. June, and federal prosecutors have said more defendants could face indictment. Prosecutors accused one of the defendants, Samuel Villeareal III, 31, with supplying marijuana to unnamed Kansas University men’s basketball players during the 20102011 season. Prosecutors only briefly addressed

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that at a detention hearing for Villeareal, who has Lawrence ties. Allegations involving players were not mentioned in an indictment in the case. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at

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BRIEFLY De Soto Days set for next weekend De Soto will hold its 47th annual De Soto Days over Labor Day weekend at Miller Memorial Park, 32400 W. 83rd St. De Soto Days will feature a city carnival, live entertainment, food vendors, a car show and the De Soto Days Parade. This year the parade’s theme will be “Back to the Future.” Organizers are still taking applications for parade entries or car show entries. Here are the times and schedule for De Soto Days: ! 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday and Friday !""9:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday: 9:30 a.m. Kiddie Parade; 10 a.m. De Soto Days Parade; car show (after parades) For more information contact desotodaysks@gmail. com or visit the website at

KU initiatives aim to boost retention rate By Andy Hyland

Nick Zych, of Lenexa, and Peter Beatty, of Bonner Springs, are freshman roommates this year at Kansas University, and already they’ve gone through some different experiences than students

Office of First-Year Experience established to help freshmen

who came before them. “We had a great first week,” Zych said. The roommates said they’ve enjoyed meeting a new, diverse group of people and appreciated some of the new initiatives the

university installed this year. KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little told the Kansas Board of Regents earlier this month that she hopes to get the university’s freshman reten-

tion rate from 80 percent to 90 percent in 10 years. “We want to work very early on with students on what are our academic expectations and what does success look like in a university

Please see INITIATIVES, page 4A

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Group raises questions on candidate’s home WICHITA (AP) — An advocacy group has raised questions about the tax-exempt house in Wichita where a Republican candidate for the state Senate lives. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Madison, Wis.,-based group that promotes the separation of church and state, has asked the Sedgwick County appraiser’s office to investigate the tax-exempt status of the house where Michael O’Donnell lives. O’Donnell, who is also a member of the Wichita City Council, faces Democrat Timothy Snow and Libertarian Dave Thomas in the November election. O’Donnell lives in the former parsonage for Grace Baptist Church, where his father is pastor. He said he was first offered the house in exchange for his work as the church’s janitor, which ended in late 2008 or 2009. Since then, he has been paying rent. The house was appraised at $76,100 this year, and county records show no general property taxes have been billed since at least 2002, The Wichita Eagle reported.

environment,” said Sarah Crawford-Parker, an assistant vice provost who is leading the university’s new Office of First-Year Experience charged with

By Meagan Thomas

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TAYLOR JORDAN, 13, OF KANSAS CITY, KAN., shows off her painted face at Tiblow Days, an annual festival in Bonner Springs, which was originally named Tiblow after Henry Tiblow. AT LEFT: Scott Komarek and son Hudson, 2, ride the carousel. AT TOP: From left, sisters Laureen Shumate, 12, Lacey Shumate, 7, and Logan Shumate, 9, of Bonner Springs, ride The Cobra.

Kansas University’s Center for Community Outreach encouraged students to be a part of the Lawrence community and volunteer by hosting Super Service Saturday. “I feel like students sometimes forget Lawrence is around them, and (Super Ser- KANSAS vice Saturday) UNIVERSITY helps them get into Lawrence, into the Community Outreach and make a difference,” CCO Executive Director Jill Wenderott said. Students were able to choose from 13 community organizations to volunteer with, ranging from the Lawrence Public Library to playing bingo with seniors at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community. Junior Sam Tinsdeall chose to volunteer with Family Promise because it helps underprivileged people, Please see VOLUNTEER, page 4A

Boy ready for next summer after heat cuts mowing season short By Shaun Hittle

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QUINTON WESTPHAL, 11, PUTS AWAY HIS NEW LAWN MOWER at his east Lawrence home. Quinton had saved up to buy a mower, but it was stolen a day after he purchased it. Lawrence cardiologist Roger Dreiling bought Quinton a replacement mower after learning of the theft.

The dry, warm weather hampered 11-year-old Quinton Westphal’s lawn mowing business this summer. “It was so hot,” said Quinton, with a shrug of the shoulders and a “what can you do?” expression. But it wasn’t enough to dampen the young entrepreneur’s spirit, as Quinton said he made the best of it, pointing to several yards he mowed in his east Lawrence neighborhood. The $120 or so that he earned this summer was

a little less than he’d expected, however. That Mother Nature can cut into a bottom line was the second business lesson Quinton had to learn the hard way this year. Quinton spent a year saving $250 for a new lawn mower to start his lawn mowing business by collecting cans, selling homemade duct-tape wallets and socking away his birthday money. Last May, just a couple of days after Quinton and his dad, Schuyler, bought a new mower, it was stolen from the family’s backyard. Quinton

thought his dream of his own mowing business had rolled away with the mower. But minutes after a Journal-World story went online detailing the theft, calls and emails started coming in, with a slew of good Samaritans offering to buy Quinton a new mower. Lawrence cardiologist Roger Dreiling, who operated a lawn mowing business in his youth, was the first to contact the family and bought Quinton a new mower. Quinton showed off the new mower, which he said

works great and is actually a more expensive model than the one that was stolen. And like many small businesses that have been negatively affected by this summer’s weather, Quinton is already looking forward and planning for next year. He’s been working on early designs for a flier he’ll pass out this fall, hoping to get the jump on the competition come next year. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at



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Road work planned this week Lawrence City construction projects are now mapped at !" 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. ! 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. !" Street concrete will be reworked on West 11th Street, North Third Street from Elm to Lincoln streets and Lincoln and Perry streets from North Second street to North Third Street. Through traffic will be maintained. Completion: Friday. !" Crews should begin patching asphalt in neighborhoods around the Wakarusa Drive, Harvard Road Monterey Way and Inverness Drive area. Through traffic should be maintained. Completion: spring 2013 !" Westland Construction Inc. will replace a water main on Wimbledon Drive from Inverness to Crossgate drives. Access to Wimbledon Drive may be reduced to one lane during construction. !" A contractor for the city of Lawrence will be working on curb and gutter repairs as well as road milling and patching in an area between West Second and West Sixth streets and Indiana and Maine streets. Through traffic will be maintained but there is a possibility of road closure during asphalt overly. The city will notify businesses and residents if driveway access is restricted. Completion: Friday. Baldwin City ! Sixth Street/County Road 1055 north of U.S. Highway 56/Ames Street will be closed in sections of a three-phase project. There will be a marked detour. Eudora !" Eastbound left lane of Kansas Highway 10 west of the Church Street interchange will be closed up to approximately a half-mile east of County Route 442/ North 1400 Road interchange for concrete work between 7 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. Wednesday. Completion: Wednesday. East 1900 Road ! County Road 1057/ East 1900 Road is closed between the Kansas Highway 10 interchange and County Road 458/North 1000 Road. A marked detour is provided. Completion: November 2012. U.S. Highway 59 !" North 200 Road is closed at U.S. Highway 59 for frontage road construction work. Completion: late 2012.


which is an area she is interested in. “I’m looking to do volunteering within my degree program, and I thought this could help me get into it,” Tinsdeall said. Although there was a variety of volunteer opportunities to choose from, the rain caused some outdoor activities to get canceled or changed.




helping freshmen connect with KU. Several initiatives, many of which are still in the pilot stage this fall, help illuminate how KU officials hope to make that happen.

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A look at first-year seminar courses Freshmen at Kansas University had the option of enrolling in one of 11 first-year seminar courses for the first time this year. The courses were designed to feature faculty members teaching on interesting topics that align with their research fields. Undecided majors were particularly advised to consider taking one of the courses. They will focus on critical thinking and writing skills, and are designed to introduce students to the basics of intellectual inquiry. The three-credit hour courses also fill a general education requirement for the students. The course offerings this semester include: ! Biology 177. “Why do the birds and bees do it?” Taught by Jennifer Gleason, associate professor of ecology and evolutionary biology. ! Business 177. “Commerce Today: Is this what Adam Smith envisioned?” Taught by Dennis Karney, distinguished professor of business. ! Engineering 177. “Innovations in Bioengineering.” Taught by Lisa Friis, associate professor of mechanical engineering. ! Geology 177. “Our Future Energy: Myths, Solutions and Sustain-

A new kind of freshman course KU is offering 11 firstyear seminar courses as a pilot program this fall, though the university already has plans to double that number by next fall. The classes are small — limited to just 19 students — and taught by faculty members who have done research in the field. Andrea Greenhoot, an associate professor of psychology, served on a committee that helped form the new classes. The courses are supposed to focus on engaging topics. “Why do the birds and the bees do it?” is one, focusing on sexual selection in biology. The classes are offered for three credit hours and fill general education requirements. “We’re trying to introduce students to the excitement of intellectual discovery and the culture of scholarly inquiry,” Crawford-Parker said, something that often officials warnings when doesn’t come until far lat- a student exhibits trouer in a student’s education bling behavior, such as getting below 65 percent at KU. Beatty was one of the on a test. Professors also can flag students who opted to enroll in a seminar this year. troubling behavior (or He chose a geology course mark “kudos” for students focusing on the future of doing well). That system is also energy production. “I like it a lot,” he said. in the pilot phase this “Our professor seems semester, and is being like a really intelligent tested in nine classes. guy, and you can kind Academic advisers moniof get engaged a little tor the flags and can inmore, especially since it’s tervene if necessary to a smaller class, and you recommend tutoring or can relate to people a lot referral to other univermore because they’re all sity services. Not every flag will refreshmen.” It’s a lot different quire action, Tuttle said. “We’re trying to deterthan his introductory math, English and his- mine the right balance,” tory courses, and nothing she said. If all goes well, the syslike his huge psychology class, he said. Crawford- tem could eventually be Parker said the university in place in the majority of hopes to eventually have classes designed for firstand secondmore than half year stuof its incomWe’re trying to dents, she ing freshmen introduce students said. enroll in one of the seminar to the excitement of courses. intellectual discov- Paying the Zych wasn’t ery and the culture bills The proin a seminar but did read of scholarly inquiry.” grams come with an addthe “Notes ed cost: The From No — Sarah Crawford-Parker, an university Man’s Land,” assistant vice provost who is eliminated the common leading the university’s new book KU dis- Office of First-Year Experience its learning communitributed to all ties office freshmen this in fall 2008, year. “They gave it to us for citing budget cutbacks free, so I’m like, ‘Shoot, as one of the reasons for why not?’” read the book, the cut. The office served 435 students at the time. he said. He enjoyed the book Those communities — and appreciated its per- which involve students spective. The university taking multiple classes at has several common-book once along with a small discussion groups, and seminar discussion sesauthor Eula Biss is sched- sion — are set to return in uled for a campus visit in the future. The pilot program for October. the first-year seminar Looking for early courses cost $120,000 warning signs taken from tuition funds Other programs also in start-up costs, faculty are being tested this fall. development and instrucKathryn Nemeth Tuttle, tional funds that were a special adviser to the paid back to departments provost, has been over- to free up faculty to teach seeing a new early-warn- the seminars, Crawfording system that operates Parker said. through KU’s Blackboard Top KU officials have online course manage- said that funds saved from ment system. It automati- the Changing for Excelcally sends university lence efficiency review

“A lot of sites can have more volunteers than expected, and most volunteer opportunities are inside or are adjusted to be inside instead,” CCO Managing Director Nikki Boggess said. Wenderott estimated more than 300 students volunteered through the program as individuals as well as for a group, such as a fraternity or scholarship hall. Volunteers received a free T-shirt and pizza, and had the opportunity to learn more about CCO and different volunteer programs.


“It’s basically our big day to get students excited about volunteering and let them know about CCO,” Wenderott said. — Staff intern Meagan Thomas can be reached at 832-6342.

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The Lawrence doctor went to Walmart and purchased a paperback book on the South Beach Diet, and she followed it. “It’s easy and it makes sense,” she said. The diet consists of eating lean Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo protein, fruits and vegetaDR. MALATI HARRIS, of Lawrence Family Medicine bles and complex carbo& Obstetrics, checks the reflexes of Azreal hydrates like brown rice McElwain, 4, held by his brother Caleb Baum, 9, and sweet potatoes. during a checkup Friday. Harris has lost about 150 When she first went pounds through diet and exercise — something she SOUND OFF on the diet, she didn’t go has preached to patients for years. to restaurants, she avoidIf you have a question, ed her workplace break call 832-7297 or send room, and she didn’t buy Lawrence Family Medi- most of the time and then “junk” at the store that cine & Obstetrics for eight you eat something bad, oh email to soundoff@ would tempt her at home. years, and her patients man, it’s terrible. You just “I’m not a good cook. I have seen her transfor- don’t feel good,” she said. She’s also continues to have a vegetable steamer mation. She’s commonly and a George Foreman, asked: “What’s your secret push herself physically by and that’s what I live off to weight loss?” “Did you working out with Rodriof. It’s simple,” she said. use diet pills?” “Did you guez, whom she connected with in January 2010 “I just throw a piece of have surgery?” “It’s one of my favor- when she received a gift chicken on the grill, and ite things to talk about certificate for a trainer for it’s done in 10 minutes.” Harris lost about 95 now because I have been Christmas. “I was like, ‘I can’t stop.’ pounds within a year and through it, and I know a half by simply chang- how difficult it is and it I have to keep going being her diet. She did use a doesn’t really get easier,” cause he does a lot of craBy Adam Strunk treadmill for a few months, she said. “There’s no mag- zy exercises. It’s fun, and Read more responses and add ic to it.” you don’t get bored,” she but that was short-lived. your thoughts at Harris said patients will said. She bought the treadAlthough her schedule mill as a Valentine’s Day often say that they’ve tried How important do you gift to herself and used it Weight Watchers or the is “crazy busy” because five times a week until she South Beach Diet and that she’s a mother of two chilthink future space they don’t dren and a full-time docexploration is to the got a tattoo on her foot If that person is not work, but tor, she still finds time to nation’s future? she calls exercise. that needAsked on Massachusetts them on it. “Everybody has 20 mined about ready, it’s not going Street “I am like, utes in their day. They just a week to to work. It’s just like heal. She smoking. You can tell bull, they all really do, and how they They choose to spend it is up to ended up them all of the health work. all work. them, but everybody’s got taking nine The hard- it.” months off. benefits, but if they est part is She said she has more “ T h a t are not there, they figuring out energy to chase after her was stupid. are not there.” what you kids, and she doesn’t hesiIt was incan person- tate to get something that sane,” she ally do for she needs upstairs. She said about — Dr. Malati Harris the rest of now plays basketball with her conyour life,” her son. stant battle. “They are going to Without exercise, she she said. “If they changed hit a plateau for sev- their eating habits to lose know that you exercise Bryan Welch, eral months and was 50 weight and then went every day, like this is what publisher, pounds from her target back to their old habits, you do,” she said. Lawrence Harris said she entered goal of 180 pounds. It was why are they so surprised “The notion of a limitfamily practice mainly another turning point. She they gained the weight?” less human potential “You have to do it for- because it allowed her to could accept the weight or is really important to deliver babies and work she could push herself to ever,” she said. inspire human creation As a doctor, she never with children. She’s pasdo more. and innovation, and space She decided to join a pressures her patients sionate about fighting the exploration gave us that fitness center and started into losing weight because obesity epidemic among the younger generations sense of inspiration and lifting weights to help get she knows it won’t work. “If that person is not — something she sees rid of the flabby skin that motivation.” resulted from her weight ready, it’s not going to firsthand in her office. She talked about a loss. She also joined the work. It’s just like smokMetabolic Research Cen- ing,” she said. “You can 4-year-old who weighed ter, a weight-loss clinic tell them all of the health 90 pounds, and her mothin Lawrence, and it gave benefits, but if they are er thought she might have her the accountability she not there, they are not a thyroid problem. When they went over her diet, needed. She had to weigh there.” she was simply eating in twice a week with !"!"! way too much … 6 cups of someone other than herToday, Harris, who juice, two peanut butter self. By adding exercise weighs 190 pounds after sandwiches, a couple of and accountability, she gaining muscle, describes bowls of cereal, bananas, reached her target weight herself as “a little ob- Harris recalled. Carolyn Welch, “She looked stuffed and in July 2009, and has main- sessed” with diet and exmusic teacher, uncomfortable,” Harris tained it since. The key is ercise. Lawrence, She continues to learn said. She told the mother she didn’t change her rou“I think space exploratine. She still exercises, more about food, and this that if she didn’t do sometion was one of the most watches what she eats and summer she took part in a thing now, it would only creative things we have she’s held accountable to a 30-day nutrition challenge get worse. done, and I think the “You have to do this for trainer and a close friend at UnderGround Lab Fitfuture of humanity and whom she text messages ness. The challenge was her,” she advised. “She’s to eat foods that weren’t not going to wake up some of our planet depends on her weight every day. “It’s an everyday, every processed, which meant morning and think she our creativity.” meal struggle. Definitely, lots of lean meats, veg- needs to eat salads.” my habits are a lot better etables, fruits and nuts. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be She couldn’t eat dairy now,” she said. reached at 832-7190. Britt also is the She went from a size or grains. 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CINCINNATI — Neil Armstrong was a soft-spoken engineer who became a global hero when as a steely-nerved pilot he made “one giant leap for mankind” with a small step onto the moon. The modest man, who had people on Earth entranced and awed from almost a quarter-million miles away, but credited others for the feat, died Saturday. He was 82. Armstrong died following complications resulting from cardiovascular procedures, his family said in a statement. Armstrong had a bypass operation this month, according to NASA. His family didn’t say where he died; he had lived in suburban Cincinnati. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969, capping the most daring of the 20th century’s scientific expeditions. His first words after becoming the first person to set foot on the surface are etched in history books and the memories of those who heard them in a live broadcast. “That’s one small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” Armstrong said. (Armstrong insisted later that he had said “a’’ before man, but said he, too, couldn’t hear it in the version that went to the world.) In those first few moments on the moon, during the climax of a heated space race with the Soviet Union, Armstrong stopped in what he called “a tender moment” and left a patch to commemorate NASA astronauts and Soviet cosmonauts who had died in action. “It was special and memorable, but it was only instantaneous because there was work to do,” Armstrong told an Australian television interviewer this year. Armstrong and Buzz Aldrin spent nearly three hours walking on the lunar surface, collecting samples, conducting experiments and taking photographs. “The sights were simply magnificent, beyond any visual experience that I had ever been exposed to,” Armstrong once said. The moon walk marked America’s victory in the Cold War space race that began Oct. 4, 1957, with the launch of the Soviet Union’s Sputnik 1, a 184-pound satellite that sent shock waves around the world.


Astronaut Memorial at Kennedy Space Center, Hawley attempted to say hello to Armstrong. Armstrong was surrounded by a crowd of people, and Hawley wasn’t even sure Armstrong would remember his name. “As I got close, I said,

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NEIL ARMSTRONG, pictured in this July 20, 1969, file photo provided by NASA, died at age 82 on Saturday. Armstrong commanded the Apollo 11 spacecraft that landed on the moon July 20, 1969. He radioed back to Earth the historic news of “one giant leap for mankind.” BELOW, Apollo 11 astronauts Armstrong and Edwin E. “Buzz” Aldrin, the first men to land on the moon, plant the U.S. flag on the lunar surface on July 20, 1969.

Armstrong, pictured on June 1, 2012, in Dayton, Ohio

Although he had been a Navy fighter pilot, a test pilot for NASA’s forerunner and an astronaut, Armstrong never allowed himself to be caught up in the celebrity and glamour of the space program. “I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer,” he said in 2000 in one of his rare public appearances. “And I take a substantial amount of pride in the accomplishments of my profession.” Rice University historian Douglas Brinkley, who interviewed Armstrong for oral histories for NASA, said Armstrong fit every requirement the space agency needed for the first man to walk on moon, especially because of his engineering skills

and the way he handled celebrity by shunning it. “I think his genius was in his reclusiveness,” Brinkley said. “He was the ultimate hero in an era of corruptible men.” Fellow Ohioan and astronaut John Glenn, one of Armstrong’s closest friends, recalled Saturday how Armstrong was down to the last 15 seconds to 35 seconds of fuel when he finally brought the lunar module Eagle down on the Sea of Tranquility. “That showed a dedication to what he was doing that was admirable,” Glenn said. A man who kept away from cameras, Armstrong went public in 2010 with his concerns about President Barack Obama’s space policy that shifted attention away from a return to the moon and emphasized private companies developing spaceships. He testified before Congress, and in an email to The Associated Press, Armstrong said he had “substantial reservations,” and along with more than two dozen Apollo-era veterans, he signed a letter calling the plan a “misguided proposal that forces NASA out of human space operations for the foreseeable future.”

‘Well, I won’t bother him.’ But he looked up and he saw me, and he said, ‘Hi, Steve,’ and waved to me. I looked back and said, ‘Hi, Neil.’ He didn’t have to do that, but that’s the kind of guy he was.” Hawley said Armstrong was the kind of person who realized the moon landing wasn’t his achievement, but the achievement of the tens of thousands of other people who labored on the project — that he was a mem-

ber of the team, not an individual. “That was always something I looked for when we hired new astronauts,” Hawley said. Hawley said Armstrong had, in part, inspired him to work at NASA but might have inspired him more on what he did after retirement. “He left and went back to his alma mater and taught,” Hawley said. “I said, ‘When I retire, I want to do that.’”

I am, and ever will be, a white socks, pocket protector, nerdy engineer. And I take a substantial amount of pride in the accomplishments of my profession.” — Neil Armstrong, at a public appearance in 2000

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shot seven times, and Officer Robert Sinishtaj fired nine times, police said. Neither had ever fired their weapons before on a patrol. The volley of gunfire felled Johnson in just a few seconds and left nine other people bleeding on the sidewalk. In the initial chaos Friday, it wasn’t clear whether Johnson or the officers were responsible for the trail of the wounded, but based on ballistic and other evidence, “it appears that all nine of the victims were struck either by fragments or by bullets fired by po-

lice,” Police Commissioner Raymond Kelly told reporters Saturday at a community event in Harlem. Police officials have said the officers appeared to have no choice but to shoot Johnson, whose body had 10 bullet wounds in the chest, arms and legs. The officers confronted Johnson as he walked, casually, down the street after gunning down a former co-worker on the sidewalk outside the office they once shared. The shooting happened at 9 a.m., as the neighborhood bustled with people arriving for work.

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Preservation games It’s hard to see how the Varsity House can be reassembled in a manner that even resembles its original site and condition.


ho’s kidding whom? A large apartment building is under construction at the northwest corner of 11th and Indiana streets. No doubt it will be a fine addition to the housing market, and, because of its location, it will be particularly attractive to Kansas University students. There usually are numerous hurdles in Lawrence for any major development to overcome before getting the necessary approvals and for construction to begin. One obstacle or hurdle in this project was an early 1900s house located on the site. The house is known as “Varsity House” because it once served as a boarding house, with a large kitchen and dining area, for members of the KU football team. Its true “historic” value can be debated but, in Lawrence, if someone or some group is committed to making “historic” an issue concerning a building or neighborhood, it becomes a high hurdle. Those proposing the apartments initially gave differing views on the size and location of the project and how the Varsity House could be protected and preserved. It was decided that the structure would be moved to accommodate the apartment complex, but local preservationists were surprised when the developer decided to disassemble the structure and place its pieces in storage, saying it would be reassembled at the site, supposedly looking the same and maintaining its original appearance. The only trouble, based on a pass-by look at the site, is that the only possible location for Varsity House will be on top of a concrete pad, probably surrounded by some fake green grass and probably not looking anything like the treasured and special original structure. It will have to be jammed into a small space next to the modern apartment complex. The outside shell of the building may retain its original appearance but the lowerlevel kitchen and dining area obviously will have to be eliminated or relocated, and there is no way the builder or architect will be able to duplicate the special ambiance, feeling, smell and atmosphere of the original structure where football players lived, relaxed and shared meals. It will be interesting to remember the developer’s pledge and see how the rebuilt Varsity House will fit in with its large modern housing cousin.



From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Aug. 26, 1912: “There was a runaway on Massachusetts street last night, but YEARS who was in it and where it started AGO are a mystery. The runaway ocIN 1912 curred about 8:30 when there were few people on the street and none of the onlookers seem to know just how it happened. It seems that there were a man and two children in the buggy when the runaway occurred. The horse ran south through almost the entire business section of Massachusetts street, and narrowly escaped colliding with other vehicles or overturning the buggy several times. The man kept his head and guided the horse until it was finally stopped near the court house.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Recognizing roadblocks to progress By Ellen Goodman

BOSTON — So, dear friends, we gather again to celebrate Aug. 26, the anniversary of the passage of women’s suffrage. We honor our foremothers in our special way by handing out the Equal Rites Awards for those who have done the most to slow down progress. This year, the holiday falls all too appropriately between the end of the Olympics and the beginning of the political conventions. Need we remind you that women have achieved greater success in the sports meritocracy than in the political democracy? Forty years after Title IX, women outnumbered men on the U.S. Olympic team and in the gold medals. Ninety-two years after the 19th Amendment, women occupy only 17 percent of the seats in Congress and have never made it to the White House. But now for our own gold medals, may we have: The envelopes please! We begin by awarding the Double Standard Bearer Prize to — ta-da! — Rush Limbaugh. Our lifetime achievement awardee attacked Georgetown law student Sandra Fluke as a “slut” and a “prostitute” because she testified before Congress in favor of having contraception covered by health insurance. For saying that Fluke should repay the taxpayers with personal sex videos, we give Rush a special Groupon to be used at the Testosterone Poison Control Center. In the same toxic vein, the Male-Practice Award does not go to a doctor this year but to Republican bankroller Foster Goodman Friess. This super PACman had his own reason to avoid covering birth control: “Back in my days, they used Bayer aspirin for contraceptives; the gals put it between their knees and it wasn’t that costly.” We send Friess a case of aspirin, a Hypocritic Oath, and a one-way ticket back to “his days.” Now for his pal Rick Santorum. Our boy Rick lost the presidential battle but won the Battle of the Sexes Badge for a pink panic attack. At a bowling campaign event in Wisconsin, Rick stopped a boy from picking up a pink ball, saying “You’re not going to use that pink ball. ... Not on camera. ... Friends don’t let friends use pink balls.” In the pink and blue world of boys and grrrls, he is already behind our 8-ball. Ah yes, but what about virtual gamesman-ship? The annual Booby Prize for Online Sports goes to video game coach Aris Bakhtanians, who trash-talked player Miranda Pakozdi in the “Cross Assault” video game tournament, quizzing her on camera about her bra size and telling her to take off her shirt. For video harassment, we promise to crash his private hard drive. Now on to the Backward Trailblazer Award. We censure the Census Bureau for its retro view of kiddie care. When mom does it, according to the bureau, it’s parenting. When dad does it, it’s child care. For sticking to the old script, we give the number crunchers an apron

emblazoned: Dad is not a baby sitter! Let us swing overseas for our (Half-) Blind Justice Award. It is won this year, as so often before, by Afghanistan. There, the good news is that the government finally pardoned a woman named Gulnaz imprisoned for adultery after being raped. The bad news is that Afghan Justice Minister Habibullah Ghaleb claimed that shelters for victims of domestic violence were encouraging immorality and prostitution. A one-eyed burqa for these boys. The Dubious Equality Award goes annually to the most unwelcome evidence of a sexual parity. This year it is being delivered to Saudi Arabia. Women in the kingdom still cannot drive, can only run in the Olympics covered from head to toe, BUT ... men like Muree bin Ali bin Issa al-Asiri can be equally executed for witchcraft and adultery! Home again, where the war on women thrives. Here, the Taliban Poster Boy Prize goes to Jay Townsend, a now-former campaign adviser to Republican Rep. Nan Hayworth of New York who suggested on Facebook how to deal with women lawmakers who promoted the Lilly Ledbetter Fair Pay bill — “Let’s hurl some acid at those female Democratic senators.” He has already received our award for him: a pink slip. Alas, this war also has its intra-gender battalions. The Mommy Wars Re-Ignition Prize goes with regret to Hilary Rosen for the sound bite that came back to bite her. She said mom-of-five Ann Romney “never worked a day in her life.” A hair shirt emblazoned with “Every mom is a working mom” has already been FedExed her way. As for the Romneys, our gal Ann worked not only as a mom but, we now know, also as an anthropologist studying the life of a remote tribe for her hubby. Employer Mitt gets the Patriarch of the Year Award for whining that he does-so understand women because Ann “reports to me” on what they think. To Mitt, a pill for tone-deafness. Can we top that? Yesss!! The Media Ms-take Citation goes to Time maga-

zine’s cover photo featuring a 3-yearold boy being breast-fed by his buff mom next to the line: “Are You Mom Enough?” For promoting competitive mom-ery via mammary, we write the editors a prescription to Mom Up. Just don’t try to fill this Rx in Texas. The Over the Counter Sexism Award for retailing stereotypes goes to the CVS pharmacists in Mesquite, Texas, who illegally refused to sell emergency contraception, aka Plan B, to a man. After all, they hinted to this husband, he might be a rapist. We offer these pharmacists Plan D for discrimination. From pharmacy to cosmetology, we are pleased to give the Ms-Adventures in Advertising Award to yet another makeup artist. This year, giants Cover Girl and L’Oreal took a photoshop-op to alter the eyelashes of Taylor Swift and the skin of Julia Roberts. For their attempt to sell makeup through selfhate, we send them a pre-made PSA announcement: Even Taylor Swift doesn’t have eyelashes like Taylor Swift. Let us not forgot the Raging Hormonal Imbalance Prize. This was won, hands down, by Missouri Republican Senate candidate Todd Akin. While serving an overdose of tea party politics, he justified his opposition to abortion for rape victims by explaining, “If it’s a legitimate rape, the female body has ways to try to shut that whole thing down.” To offset his Boy-ology 101 lesson, Todd gets a two-week vacation from campaigning in a local rape crisis center. Finally, we are in debt (literally) to China for the Masters of the Universe Citation. This goes to the Mandarins who are updating the concubine for the modern era. It turns out that the Chinese Masters’ latest perk is a mistress. “Keeping a mistress is just like playing golf,” said one such Master. “Both are expensive hobbies.” As we close this awards season, at least we can get teed off. Our motto for next year: FORE! — Ellen Goodman is a former columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.

Ryan adds ideology to GOP team WASHINGTON — Conventions are the seventh-inning stretches of presidential politics, a pause to consider the interminable prelude and the coming climax. Republicans gathering in Tampa face an unusual election in which they do not have a substantial advantage concerning the most presidential subject: foreign policy. This is not because their nominee has weak foreignpolicy credentials, which are not weaker than Barack Obama’s were four years ago. And it is not because some of Mitt Romney’s policy expostulations during the nominating process — e.g., “We should not negotiate with the Taliban. We should defeat the Taliban” — promise a limitless elongation of an 11-year exercise in mission creep that the public is sensibly eager to liquidate. And it is not because there are no ominous potentialities: Both Romney and Obama seem committed to a third regional war if, as is highly probable, Iran continues to pursue nuclear weapons. (Israel could make foreign policy central in the U.S. campaign by striking Iran.) And it is not because the world has become tranquil — although the world, which Romney calls “dangerous, destructive, chaotic,” is less so than at any time since the 1920s, measured by the likelihood of people dying from organized violence. Rather, the eclipse of foreign policy is a result of this

George Will

One peculiarity of this political season’s first seven innings was the selection of a fundamentally non-ideological presidential nominee by a Republican Party…” perverse Obama accomplishment: He has proved that the locution “growth recession” is not oxymoronic. During this recovery, now in its fourth year, the economy often has grown so slowly that job creation rarely, and then barely, matched the growth of the workforce. Perhaps Romney should rejoice that economic anxieties have marginalized foreign policy: The last time a businessman was nominated in a period of national security tensions — Republican Wendell Willkie in 1940 — he lost. There have been 11 elections since two Democratic presidents committed the United States to a protracted war of attrition in Indochina — John Kennedy by complicity in

regime-change by coup; Lyndon Johnson by incontinent escalation. In those 11 elections, the Democratic Party, wounded by its riotous 1968 convention and its 1972 nomination of George McGovern, has elected just three presidents. Jimmy Carter won after Vietnam was lost. Bill Clinton won after the Cold War was won. Barack Obama won after the nation had recoiled against foreign overreaching: Iraq. The eclipse of foreign policy underscores the rationality of Romney’s selection of Paul Ryan. The youngest vice presidential nominee since Dan Quayle in 1988, Ryan guarantees that the Republican message — certainly subliminally, perhaps explicitly — will be Obama’s immaturity, which is writ large in the childishness of his characteristic rhetorical evasion: Every difficult choice is, he says, “a false choice.” One peculiarity of this political season’s first seven innings was the selection of a fundamentally non-ideological presidential nominee by a Republican Party that, under the beneficent influence of the tea party, has never been more ideological or more ideologically homogenous. The Ryan selection ameliorates this incongruity. The incongruity, however, explains why Romney may be able to win with a Big Ten strategy. Until last year, when Nebraska joined this athletic conference, it extended from

State College, Pa., to Iowa City, Iowa. Romney enters the final innings competitive in those two states, as well as Ohio, Michigan and Wisconsin, which means he is poised to correct a Republican problem: The party has been too dependent on the South, understood as the 11 states of the Confederacy, plus Oklahoma and Kentucky. In the last five presidential elections, Republican candidates have received an average of 64 percent of their electoral votes from the South. In 2000, George W. Bush became the first Republican to win the presidency while losing the electoral and popular votes outside the South. The party’s Southern cast was one reason John McCain in 2008 did not carry any suburb contiguous to Boston, New York, Philadelphia, Detroit or Chicago. Such places are habitats of persons who by now may be lightly attached Obama voters — people who like the idea of him but not the results of him. As Holman W. Jenkins of The Wall Street Journal astutely writes, “Obama’s great political talent has been his knack for granting his admirers permission to think highly of themselves for thinking highly of him.” Romney’s great political challenge is to wean them away by making them faintly embarrassed about their former infatuation. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.






Sunday, August 26, 2012








Partly sunny, a t-storm; humid

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High 85° Low 64° POP: 55%

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POP: Probability of Precipitation

Kearney 86/64

McCook 88/63 Oberlin 88/63

Clarinda 85/61

Lincoln 88/61

Grand Island 86/65

Beatrice 86/62

Concordia 84/64

Centerville 83/60

St. Joseph 84/62 Chillicothe 83/64

Sabetha 84/62

Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 85/68 82/66 Goodland Salina 86/63 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 90/61 87/66 90/64 86/65 Lawrence 84/67 Sedalia 85/64 Emporia Great Bend 83/68 86/65 88/64 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 84/68 88/64 Hutchinson 84/69 Garden City 88/65 90/64 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 84/70 86/68 86/65 90/63 85/70 85/70 Hays Russell 86/63 86/64

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


Through 7 p.m. Saturday.

Temperature High/low 80°/68° Normal high/low today 86°/64° Record high today 108° in 1936 Record low today 49° in 1910

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 7 p.m. yest. 0.45 Month to date 1.58 Normal month to date 3.24 Year to date 15.70 Normal year to date 27.78


Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 84 64 t 88 59 pc Independence 87 71 t 90 65 pc 86 63 pc 89 61 pc Belton 84 68 t 87 63 pc Fort Riley 84 68 t 87 63 pc Burlington 86 68 t 89 61 pc Olathe Coffeyville 85 70 t 90 65 pc Osage Beach 84 71 t 88 61 pc Osage City 84 65 t 88 59 pc Concordia 84 64 pc 88 64 s 84 66 t 88 60 pc Dodge City 88 64 pc 90 61 pc Ottawa 86 68 t 89 66 pc Holton 86 65 t 88 60 pc Wichita Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.



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Clinton Perry Pomona

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

Fronts Cold

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Today Cities Hi Lo W Acapulco 91 77 t Amsterdam 67 54 r Athens 100 76 s Baghdad 113 85 s Bangkok 95 79 t Beijing 84 69 pc Berlin 72 55 sh Brussels 65 50 r Buenos Aires 50 41 s Cairo 98 74 s Calgary 74 46 s Dublin 63 56 pc Geneva 70 48 pc Hong Kong 95 83 pc Jerusalem 88 67 s Kabul 93 65 s London 70 54 c Madrid 90 61 s Mexico City 75 52 t Montreal 88 66 pc Moscow 69 60 r New Delhi 85 78 t Oslo 68 42 r Paris 72 52 pc Rio de Janeiro 79 66 s Rome 86 63 t Seoul 94 77 pc Singapore 89 78 sh Stockholm 68 55 r Sydney 68 39 s Tokyo 88 76 pc Toronto 84 69 pc Vancouver 69 57 c Vienna 69 58 sh Warsaw 68 56 sh Winnipeg 76 53 pc

Hi 90 71 99 115 93 84 68 73 55 97 81 64 75 95 85 89 70 95 76 82 67 88 65 77 77 90 93 87 61 68 89 85 69 73 65 78

Mon. Lo W 76 t 59 pc 79 s 87 s 79 t 72 t 52 pc 57 pc 47 pc 74 s 50 s 52 r 53 s 83 pc 65 s 63 t 59 c 64 s 52 t 66 t 56 r 78 t 40 s 60 s 67 sh 66 s 78 pc 78 sh 45 r 40 s 75 sh 66 t 55 pc 55 pc 50 pc 50 pc


Warm Stationary Showers T-storms





-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Rain and wind will increase across South Florida today as Isaac approaches. Meanwhile, showers and thunderstorms will dampen the mid-Atlantic and will rattle the nation’s midsection. Today Mon. Today Mon. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 92 73 pc 93 76 pc Albuquerque 88 66 t 88 67 t Miami 83 81 r 86 80 r Anchorage 60 52 r 64 49 c 78 66 t 83 64 pc Atlanta 88 69 s 90 72 pc Milwaukee Minneapolis 82 59 s 84 65 pc Austin 95 72 s 97 77 t 92 68 pc 95 72 s Baltimore 80 68 sh 88 71 pc Nashville New Orleans 90 75 pc 92 76 pc Birmingham 90 68 pc 92 72 s New York 81 68 c 82 71 sh Boise 97 64 s 94 61 s Omaha 88 63 pc 89 65 s Boston 81 65 pc 83 70 s Orlando 87 76 t 83 78 t Buffalo 84 66 pc 79 62 t Philadelphia 82 68 sh 85 72 sh Cheyenne 90 58 t 90 61 s 104 86 s 105 89 t Chicago 82 68 t 87 64 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 82 64 pc 83 66 t Cincinnati 90 69 pc 87 66 t Portland, ME 79 60 pc 80 65 s Cleveland 86 67 pc 82 64 t Portland, OR 80 57 pc 78 56 pc Dallas 95 76 t 95 77 t Reno 91 57 s 88 58 s Denver 90 61 s 95 63 s Richmond 84 69 t 89 71 pc Des Moines 82 63 t 88 64 s 81 52 s 85 55 s Detroit 86 68 pc 84 63 sh Sacramento St. Louis 87 72 t 87 72 t El Paso 93 74 t 92 74 t Fairbanks 55 49 r 57 42 sh Salt Lake City 94 70 s 94 69 s 75 66 pc 77 69 pc Honolulu 87 74 pc 87 74 pc San Diego San Francisco 64 53 pc 70 55 pc Houston 93 77 pc 95 77 t Seattle 76 54 pc 74 53 pc Indianapolis 88 68 pc 87 65 t 88 56 s 84 52 s Kansas City 84 67 t 86 62 pc Spokane Tucson 97 75 t 100 79 t Las Vegas 100 81 s 102 81 s Tulsa 88 73 t 92 70 t Little Rock 90 72 t 93 73 t 85 69 sh 90 73 pc Los Angeles 76 61 pc 82 62 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Death Valley, CA 116° Low: Stanley, ID 22°

WEATHER HISTORY On Aug. 26, 1864, a railroad train ran into a tornado 15 miles from Lawrenceburg, Ind.



What is the common name for a seasonal wind?

A monsoon


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THE LAWRENCE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES AERIE #309 held its third annual Fire in the Hole Barbecue Competition from June 1 to June 2. The recipients of this year’s fundraising were the Douglas County Toys for Tots and the Lawrence Police Department’s Blue Santa program, a charity that helps needy families at Christmas with food and presents. The competition raised $7,000 this year and was split between the two charities. Pictured from left are barbecue committee members Laura Montgomery, Ellen Kimmel, Angie McKinney, Paige Hill, barbecue director Kelly Driscoll, trustee Mark Pierce, trustee John Laudick, Dana Laudick, and current Aerie #309 worthy president Russell Waltz. The competition, held in the Aerie parking lot, featured a dozen teams from around the state and drew hundreds of community members.

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VOLLEYBALL: KU falls in championship match. 3B.


Lance Armstrong was back on a bike and seemed at ease despite having been stripped of his seven Tour de France titles. Page 2B



LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD !" !"Sunday, August 26, 2012


Tom Keegan

Angel trends upward In the wake of a rain-free Bonnie Henrickson golf tournament Saturday at Alvamar, each member of the women’s basketball team took a turn at the microphone and shared her favorite thing about the NCAA Tournament in which the Jayhawks advanced to the Sweet 16. “Trending on Twitter,” senior Angel Goodrich said. Last March 20, for much of the second half of Kansas University’s upset victory against Delaware, #Angel Goodrich was one of the top 10 topics in the world being discussed on Twitter. The pregame TV hype centered on the nation’s leading scorer, Delaware’s Elena Delle Donne. Say that 10 times and your tongue will become as tripped up as the feet of the Blue Hens’ defenders who tried to keep up with Goodrich. On that night, the nation’s leader in assists (7.4 per game) stole the show from the leading scorer, despite at 5-foot-4 standing 13 inches shorter. Goodrich had 27 points and six assists. Without leading scorer Carolyn Davis (ACL surgery), Goodrich led the Jayhawks, a bubble team on Selection Monday, into the Sweet 16. Not bad for a guard who has played most of her home games in front of small crowds. Maybe the global fame the magician of a point guard received will make people realize the live entertainment she provides in Allen Fieldhouse beats anything anybody could see on television. Last season, the team endured a number of setbacks, from Keena Mays quitting to Monica Engelman slumping to team unity wobbling to Davis suffering a seasonending knee injury. The NCAA Tournament made all that seem like a distant memory. “Once we came back from the Sweet 16, we went on Mass. Street, and everybody was celebrating the guys’ stuff, but people would stop us and say, ‘We saw you play. We were watching you guys.’ And it was students,” Goodrich said. “It was amazing because we never really saw students at our games. But they told us they saw us (on TV in the tournament) and said they were going to start coming to our games.” Targeting the marketing of the women’s basketball team to freshmen would be a smart play. Visits to dorms, sororities and fraternities from members of the coaching staff emphasizing that only the students can really change the culture of the program might help. In Goodrich, KU has an unusual player to market. Her eyes-on-fire intensity, phenomenal court vision and remarkable passing, mixed with stop-and-pop jumpers and clutch threes make her as entertaining as any player in women’s college basketball. “For us to not pick up where we left off would be very disappointing for me,” Goodrich said. “I really have high expectations for this team. The chemistry’s great, and I feel like we can start off strong.”

End all, be all Michael Dwyer/AP Photo

KANSAS CITY’S SALVADOR PEREZ, LEFT, SCORES the tying run behind Boston’s Jarrod Saltalamacchia in the seventh inning. K.C. went on to beat the Red Sox, 10-9 in 12 innings, on Saturday in Boston.

Royals outlast depleted Bosox

Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo

SENIOR TOBEN OPURUM (35) RUNS THROUGH A DRILL during a preseason practice at the KU practice fields.

Versatile Opurum settling in By Matt Tait

From promising running back to adaptable defensive end and several stops in between, Kansas University senior Toben Opurum has done plenty during his first three years in a KU uniform. But as the co-captain prepares for his final season with the Jayhawks, the one thing many fans are dying to know is exactly what position Opurum will play. “That’s a good question,” Opurum said. Fortunately, there’s an answer, and KU coach Charlie Weis and defensive coordinator Dave Campo believe Opurum’s versatility will make

SNAP DECISION # Snapper Justin Carnes was suspended three games by coach Charlie Weis on Saturday. Story on page 6B.

the Jayhawks a better football team this fall. “You have a strong-side end and a weak-side end, and Toben is a rush end (weakside),” Weis said. “But if you teams try to mismatch you and get bigger on you, then Toben would slide out to (Sam) linebacker, and we’d put another defensive end on the field so you didn’t have a position where a 245-pound guy was your defensive end and 300-pound tackles were

blocking him, and they’re running at you on every play. ... If you’re small, that’s what teams could do. They’d just line up and bring up the big boys and just pound away. So you need to have a plan in place in case they decide to do that.” That plan, though not necessarily centered around Opurum, would not be easy to execute if not for Opurum’s intelligence, Campo said. While some teams are forced to shuffle new personnel on and off the field to adjust to changing offenses, the Jayhawks at times will simply be able to ask Opurum to step up or drop back on the fly. “More than my mind, I have Please see OPURUM, page 6B

BOSTON (AP) — Tony Abreu singled home the goahead run in the 12th inning, and the Kansas City Royals completed their comeback from a six-run deficit by beating the Boston Red Sox, 10-9, on Saturday night. Just a few hours after Boston traded scheduled starter Josh Beckett to the Dodgers along with Adrian Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Nick Punto, the Royals scored three runs before substitute starter Aaron Cook got a single out. The Red Sox took a 9-3 lead after four innings lead thanks to four hits from Gonzalez’s replacement, Mauro Gomez, including his first major-league homer. The Royals made it 9-all with six runs in the seventh — all of them with two outs, including a game-tying, tworun triple by Mike Moustakas that was his first hit in 19 at-bats. Francisley Bueno (1-0) earned his first major-league win after coming in with runners on first and third and one out in the 10th and pitching out of trouble. Greg Holland pitched the 12th for his seventh save. Junichi Tazawa (0-1) took the loss. Alex Gordon drove in four runs and Billy Butler had three hits for the Royals, who had lost three of their previous four games. Mike Aviles hit a three-run homer for Boston, which had a season-high 20 hits on the Please see ROYALS, page 3B

KU forward Davis’ recovery on course By Gary Bedore

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KANSAS WOMEN’S BASKETBALL COACH BONNIE HENRICKSON, LEFT, HANGS OUT with members of her team around a Jayhawk-themed golf cart before the start of the eighth-annual Bonnie Henrickson Golf Tournament on Saturday at Alvamar.

Kansas University senior basketball forward Carolyn Davis has entered the final stages of rehab from ACL surgery on her left knee. “It’s great. I’m about a month away from being fully released,” the 6-foot-3 Houston native reported Saturday from the eighth-annual Bonnie Henrickson Golf Tournament at Alvamar. “I hope I can get in the gym soon and get some individuals (workouts) in, get in the flow of things and be ready for the season.” Davis had surgery in February after suffering a dislocated left knee and torn ACL during the opening minutes of a loss at Kansas State. A

first-team All-Big 12 performer both her sophomore season and again last season, Davis had averaged 17.5 points a game at the time of the injury. “We have weights with the team. I lift and do all that and some conditioning. I get in the gym with our trainer, and I do sprints and work on that, work on basic basketball things I haven’t done in a while,” Davis said. “I’ve followed my rehab procedures perfectly. I’ve done everything I can to get back to where I’m supposed to be,” added Davis, who hopes to be cleared to compete in her final Late Night in the Phog, set for Oct. 12 in Allen Fieldhouse. Please see DAVIS, page 3B

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Armstrong offering no regrets ASPEN, COLO. (AP) — Lance Armstrong was feeling just fine even after being beaten by a lanky teenager in a grueling 36mile mountain bike race. Better than fine, even. He’s more at ease now than he has been in a decade. In his first interview since the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency disciplined Armstrong with a lifetime ban from professional cycling and vacated his seven Tour de France titles, he said, “Nobody needs to cry for me. I’m going to be great.�

Armstrong couldn’t catch Keegan Swirbul at the Power of Four bike race Saturday, finishing nearly five minutes behind the hard-charging kid. “It’s cool to get your butt kicked by a 16-year-old when you know he has a bright future,� Armstrong said, smiling. For a few hours, Armstrong was back in his element — on a bike and in a race. No controversies weighing him down, either. The escape into the mountains around Aspen was almost refreshing. He took the time

to enjoy a bright, blue day and soak in the scenery. As for what lies ahead, Armstrong wasn’t thinking that far — only toward lunch. Armstrong chatted for a few minutes before saying, “OK, I’m going to go eat a cheeseburger.� Before leaving, though, he posed for pictures with the throng of fans that gathered at the base of a ski lift to watch the racers finish. Asked if there was anything he would to say to his fans, the ones who’ve supported him

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Lance Armstrong was more than a guy on a bike. Indeed, he titled his as-told-to autobiography, “It’s Not About the Bike.â€? And he wasn’t just a guy who had cancer and lived to tell the tale. He was an inspiration, a role model, an object lesson regarding the power of the human will. He beat testicular cancer and didn’t just go on with his life. He became bigger than life. He won the Tour de France seven years running. He was named Sports Illustrated’s 2002 sportsman of the year and took multiple ESPYs as the male athlete of the year. Above and beyond all that, he was the guy who gave us the yellow bracelets, the ones bearing the name of his foundation — Livestrong. And now he stands revealed as ‌ what? A craven cheat? The hypocrite of all hypocrites? The guy who swore his innocence right up until the point where he decided to stop swearing? “I am ‌ finished with this nonsense,â€? was Armstrong’s rationale for dropping his fight against the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency, which took his words as an admission of guilt and moved to strip him of those seven Tour de France titles. (Though the International Cycling Union is waiting for further information to take action.) The USADA has vacated, to invoke the college sports word, everything Armstrong achieved in his sport from 1998 on. And we’re left to do ‌ what? To recall all the good will and admiration we directed toward Lance Armstrong all these years? To feel cheated ourselves? To feel — diving deeper here — that this beacon of hope actually was a manifestation of everything we have hoped against hope isn’t true? That the games aren’t rigged, that sports are indeed a measure of character, that the bad guys don’t always (or ever) win? If we’d been honest with ourselves, we might have wondered if the Livestrong story was the stirring saga it appeared to be. Armstrong was under suspicion even as he was winning those Tours. (This being cycling, everybody is under suspicion.) This is a terrible time to be a sports fan. (Last week Melky Cabrera, this week Bartolo Colon and now Armstrong.) For all the joy that’s supposed to come from following these athletes and their trivial pursuits, we keep slamming into chilling truths, or half-truths, or truth laced so heavily with fiction that it’s not true at all. All any of us can know for sure about Lance Armstrong is that the first part of his stirring saga stands: He did beat cancer. Everything afterward is open to interpretation. Everything afterward could well have been a lie. And all among us who have, through the years, sported those yellow bracelets? We could have shared his lie. Some feel-good story this is turning out to be, huh?

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through the controversy, he said: “I think people understand that we’ve got a lot of stuff to do going forward. That’s what I’m focused on and I think people 30/24).'+# are supportive of that. It’s great to be out here.â€? TODAY His busy weekend was sup• vs. New York, 8 p.m. posed to include a trail marathon today. But he told The Associated Press two hours later 30/243/.46 he was going to skip the race. TODAY This competition simply took that much out of him. With good Pro Football Time Net Cable reason, given all the climbing San Francisco v. Denver 3 p.m. Fox 4, 204 the cyclists had to do.




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SERGIO GARCIA HITS OUT OF A SAND TRAP during the third round of The Barclays on Saturday in Farmingdale, N.Y. Garcia fired a 2-under 69 and leads by two strokes.

Garcia up by two at Barclays; Woods six back FARMINGDALE, N.Y. — The greens were so fast that Sergio Garcia didn’t know when the ball was going to stop. He was happy to see the day end with a 2-under 69, giving him a twoshot lead over Nick Watney going into the final round of The Barclays. Garcia fell out of the lead with a three-putt bogey on the third hole, but he didn’t have another one the rest of the round on a Bethpage Black course that lived up to its tough reputation Saturday because of greens that reminded players of another course on Long Island. Shinnecock Hills came up more than once. That’s when the USGA lost control of the greens in the final round of the U.S. Open, and even had to water one green in the middle of the round. Bethpage wasn’t that bad, but it was close. Watney, who made five putts over 15 feet, three-putted the final hole when his putt went racing 10 feet by the cup. He had to settle for a 71, giving him another round in the final group with Garcia. Tiger Woods, who started the third round three shots out of the lead, three-putted for bogey three times on the front nine alone. He had another three-putt on the 14th hole, this one from 15 feet, and had a 72 that put him six shots behind. Phil Mickelson might still be in the game. Twice a runner-up at Bethpage Black — both times in the U.S. Open — Mickelson played early Saturday and had a 67. That eventually put him in the large group at 4-under 209 that included Woods, Louis Oosthuizen, Lee Westwood and Charl Schwartzel.


Fifteen-year-old leads tourney COQUITLAM, BRITISH COLUMBIA — Lydia Ko took a one-stroke lead Saturday in the Canadian Women’s Open in her bid to become the youngest winner in LPGA Tour history, shooting an even-par 72. The 15-year-old South Korean-born New Zealander had an 8-under 208 total at The Vancouver Golf Club.

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Hamlin claims Bristol victory BRISTOL, TENN. — Denny Hamlin won for the first time at Bristol Motor Speedway with a calculated late pass. Hamlin flirted with Carl Edwards for the lead late in the race, and set up his move with 39 laps remaining Saturday night. Hamlin used a slide move to get past Edwards, then held on as Edwards tried to use a cross-over move to get back in front. It didn’t work for Edwards, and Hamlin drove away for his third victory of the season. Jimmie Johnson finished second and clinched a berth in the Chase for the Sprint Cup championship. Greg Biffle and Dale Earnhardt Jr. also locked down spots in the 12-driver field. Jeff Gordon was third, followed by Brian Vickers and Marcos Ambrose.

Power wins Sonoma pole SONOMA, CALIF. — Will Power won the pole in Sonoma for the third straight year, putting the IndyCar points leader in prime position to go for his third consecutive victory at the track. Power was timed in 1 minute, 17.2709 seconds around the 2.31-mile, 12-turn layout on the south end of Northern California’s wine country Saturday.


Clemens effective in return SUGAR LAND, TEXAS — Roger Clemens was back on the mound at age 50, striking out hitters again. Pitching for the first time in five years, Clemens tossed 31⠄3 scoreless innings Saturday night for the Sugar Land Skeeters of the independent Atlantic League. Scouts from the Houston Astros and Kansas City Royals were on hand to watch Clemens’ comeback.



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BOULDER, COLO. — Defending champion Levi Leipheimer opened a 9-second lead Saturday in the USA Pro Challenge overall standings, while Australia’s Rory Sutherland won the uphill sixth stage.


Auburn center suspended AUBURN, ALA. — Auburn coach Gene Chizik has suspended center Reese Dismukes following the sophomore’s arrest on a public-intoxication charge.


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SNOQUALMIE, WASH. — Tom Jenkins holed out for eagle on the par-4 third hole and finished with a bogey-free 7-under 65 on Saturday to take a three-shot lead in the Boeing Classic. The 64-year-old Jenkins is trying to become Kvitova wins in New Haven the oldest winner in Champions Tour history. NEW HAVEN, CONN. — Petra Kvitova beat Mike Fetchick was 63 when he won the 1985 Maria Kirilenko, 7-6 (9), 7-5, on Saturday to Hilton Head Seniors Invitational. win the New Haven Open, the Czech standout’s Jenkins had a 9-under 135 total at TPC Snosecond WTA tournament title in three weeks. qualmie Ridge. He won the last of his seven titles on the 50-and-over tour in 2006.

EDMOND, OKLA. — Former Kansas University golfer Chris Thompson fired a 7-under-par 63 on Saturday to surge into a three-way tie for the lead after two rounds of the Oklahoma Open at Oak Tree Country Club East Course. Overcoming recent back troubles that have sidelined him for several weeks this summer, Thompson birdied the first four holes and finished with the day’s best round by two strokes. Thompson shot an even-par 70 on Friday and is tied with Zack Fischer (Wake Village, Texas) and Charlie Holland (Dallas) with a two-round 133 total heading into today’s final round.



4/$!9).30/243 1933 — Helen Hull Jacobs captures the U.S. Lawn Tennis Association singles title when Helen Wills Moody defaults in the third set because of back and hip pain. 1939 — The first Major League Baseball game is televised. NBC-TV broadcasts a doubleheader at Brooklyn’s Ebbets Field between the Cincinnati Reds and the Dodgers. 1947 — Brooklyn’s Dan Bankhead becomes the first black pitcher in the majors. He homered in his first majorleague plate appearance, but didn’t fare well on the mound. In 31⠄3 innings of relief, he gave up 10 hits and six earned runs to the Pirates. Pittsburgh won, 16-3. 2002 — New York shortstop Derek Jeter scored his 100th run of the season joining Ted Williams (1939-49) and Earle Combs (1925-32) as the only players in modern history to score at least 100 runs in their first seven seasons. Jeter scored again in the bottom of the eighth as the Yankees routed visiting Texas, 10-3.





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FAYETTEVILLE, ARK. — Kansas University’s volleyball team suffered a four-set loss to Arkansas in the championship match of the Arkansas Invitational on Saturday at Barnhill Arena. Earlier Saturday, the Jayhawks claimed a sweep of UT-Martin. Against UA, Kansas (2-1) dominated the first set and forced set-point in sets two and three, but Arkansas — bolstered by a crowd of over 1,200 fans — rallied. “Anytime you can get a team down, 2-0, or even 2-1, when you’re on the road, obviously that’s going to be helpful,” KU coach Ray Bechard said. “But once they were able to come back in two and

three, it became a little with a .368 average (8too much to overcome. for-19) in addition to her There was some really team-high eight blocks. high-level volleyball, but Despite the loss, Kansas the disappointment is that hit for a better average, we did have opportunities connected on more aces in games and outtwo and blocked the There was some three. If we Razorbacks don’t learn really high-level volby a sizable from that, leyball, but the disap- margin, 16-5. we’re going pointment is that we For their to be in that c ons i st ent s i t u a t i o n did have opportuniblocking a bunch in ties in games two and and scorthe league three.” ing perthat we fo r ma nc es play in.” over the Sara Mc- — KU coach Ray Bechard weekend, Clinton had both Tole16 kills and free and Catherine Carmichael 14 fourth-year junior Carofor KU. line Jarmoc were named to Senior Tayler Tolefree the all-tournament team. again came with a strong Junior libero Brianne Rihitting percentage in the ley ended the match with final match of the tour- a season-high 26 digs, givnament, leading the floor ing her 66 for the week-


end. Her 6.60 digs per set mark earned her Libero of the Tournament honors. The Jayhawks also outdid the Razorbacks in service errors, committing 11 to UA’s eight. “We also had four aces to offset those errors, but really it was the timing of those errors more than anything,” Bechard said. “Overall our left sides did a nice job as did our middles, but it’s the first weekend out. We will be tough to defend. The disappointment lies in that we felt like we outplayed a team that came away with the win.” Against UT-Martin, Jarmoc led KU with 13 kills, and four Jayhawks had nine apiece. Kansas will start a seven-match home stand on Friday.

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“It’ll be a process. I won’t be 100 percent at the beginning of the season. Hopefully at the end I’ll be there.” Davis said she has conferred with teammates Angel Goodrich and Tania Jackson, who have successfully battled back from ACL surgery, as well as WNBA player and former Jayhawk Danielle McCray. “Of course there are doubts when you have an injury like I won’t this,” Davis said. be 100 “ N o w percent at that I see where I the beginam and ning of the how much season. p r o g r e s s HopeI’ve made and also fully at the see how end I’ll be D a n i e l l e there.” has come along ... the fact — KU’s I have a Carolyn Davis whole year to get it right gives me a lot of confidence.” KU coach Henrickson, who welcomed more than 200 golfers to her tourney, which supports the Lawrence Memorial Hospital Breast Center, said she’s confident Davis will have a great pro career. “Absolutely, her and Angel both. There’s no doubt in my mind ... and the conversations I’ve had with coaches in the league (WNBA), those two are high prospects,” Henrickson said. She said there’s absolutely no rush to get Davis back on the court. “I think it’s probably unfair to her to give her a date,” Henrickson said. “Speaking with Doc (Jeff) Randall and talking with him initially is communicating (she’ll be ready) somewhere around Late Night. If she’s ready before that, that will be his call and the trainer’s call. If she’s not ready, the same thing, it’ll be the trainer’s call and the doc’s call. When she is released, it is when the docs say it’s fine for her to go.” Davis said she’s confident the team will build on last season’s run to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament. “I think the sky is the limit for us,” Davis said.

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BOSTON’S JARROD SALTALAMACCHIA, BOTTOM, IS FORCED OUT AT SECOND BASE as Kansas City’s Alcides Escobar turns a double play on a ball hit by Jose Iglesias in the 11th inning. Kansas City beat the Red Sox, 10-9 in 12 innings, Saturday in Boston.


day it essentially conceded the season by sending three of its highly paid but underperforming stars to Los Angeles in a salary purge that will save more than $250 million through 2018. Hours after the deal was confirmed, Cook spotted the Royals a 3-0 lead before the Red Sox rallied back. Gomez started things with a solo homer in the four-run second, added a two-RBI single in the three-run third and singled in another run as Boston took a 9-3 lead in the fourth. Notes: The Red Sox activated LHP Felix Doubront from the 15-day disabled list, placed OF Daniel Nava on the 15-day DL with a left wrist sprain and recalled SS Jose Iglesias, OF Che-Hsuan Lin and Tazawa from TripleA Pawtucket. Doubront is scheduled to start today. ... The Red Sox played several moon-related songs between innings on the day Neil Armstrong,

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the first man to walk on the moon, died at 82. ... Boston-area Olympians were honored before the game, including judo gold medalist Kayla Harrison and gymnast Aly Raisman.

No. 18 Baker football upends No. 11 Ottawa J-W Staff Reports

OTTAWA — Junior transfer Dillon Baxter rushed for 84 yards on 23 carries, and backup quarterback Sam Vossen threw for 129 yards and a touchdown as 18th-ranked Baker University opened its football season with a 27-20 victory over No. 11 Ottawa on Saturday. The road victory was Baker’s first against against a nonconference foe since 2000, when it beat Southwestern, 21-3. “What a gritty and tough victory for our guys,” Baker coach Mike Grossner said. “I’m so proud of the

way we stuck with the game plan and fought all the way until the end.” Vossen came in to replace injured starter Jake Morse in the first quarter. Vossen’s TD toss went to Dylan Perry, a score that gave BU a 13-10 lead in the third quarter. Kyle Bolton had 129 yards of offense — 60 rushing and 69 receiving — for the Wildcats. Emmerson Clarke had two interceptions for Baker, including one he returned 48 yards for a TD that gave BU a 27-13 lead. Baker will travel to Peru State on Saturday.

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Rangers 9, Twins 3 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — Ian Kinsler hit a leadoff home run, and Mitch Moreland launched a 463-foot shot,

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

UPCOMING American League

TODAY’S GAMES L.A. Angels (E.Santana 7-10) at Detroit (Scherzer 13-6), 12:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees (F.Garcia 7-5) at Cleveland (Jimenez 9-12), 12:05 p.m. Kansas City (W.Smith 4-5) at Boston (Doubront 10-6), 12:35 p.m. Toronto (H.Alvarez 7-11) at Baltimore (Tillman 6-2), 12:35 p.m. Seattle (Millwood 4-10) at Chicago White Sox (Floyd 9-9), 1:10 p.m. Minnesota (De Vries 2-5) at Texas (Feldman 6-9), 2:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES Kansas City at Boston, 12:35 p.m. Chicago White Sox at Baltimore, 6:05 p.m. Oakland at Cleveland, 6:05 p.m. Toronto at N.Y. Yankees, 6:05 p.m. Tampa Bay at Texas, 7:05 p.m. Seattle at Minnesota, 7:10 p.m.

National League

TODAY’S GAMES Houston (Harrell 10-9) at N.Y. Mets (Hefner 2-5), 12:10 p.m. St. Louis (Wainwright 12-10) at Cincinnati (H.Bailey 10-8), 12:10 p.m. Milwaukee (M.Rogers 1-1) at Pittsburgh (Bedard 7-13), 12:35 p.m. Washington (Zimmermann 9-7) at Philadelphia (Cl.Lee 2-7), 12:35 p.m. Colorado (Chacin 1-3) at Chicago Cubs (Volstad 0-9), 1:20 p.m. Miami (Buehrle 11-11) at L.A. Dodgers (Harang 9-7), 3:10 p.m. San Diego (Volquez 8-9) at Arizona (J.Saunders 6-10), 3:10 p.m. Atlanta (T.Hudson 12-4) at San Francisco (Lincecum 7-13), 7:05 p.m. MONDAY’S GAMES St. Louis at Pittsburgh, 6:05 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago Cubs, 7:05 p.m. L.A. Dodgers at Colorado, 7:40 p.m. Cincinnati at Arizona, 8:40 p.m. Atlanta at San Diego, 9:05 p.m.

LEAGUE LEADERS AMERICAN LEAGUE G AB R H Pct. Trout LAA 104 423 99 143 .338 Jeter NYY 124 531 81 173 .326 MiCabrera Det 126 490 83 159 .324 Konerko CWS 109 408 53 130 .319 Mauer Min 117 434 67 136 .313 Beltre Tex 122 476 73 149 .313 Fielder Det 126 456 67 141 .309 Revere Min 89 374 50 115 .307 Cano NYY 125 483 76 148 .306 AJackson Det 104 413 79 126 .305 RUNS-Trout, Los Angeles, 99; Kinsler, Texas, 88; MiCabrera, Detroit, 83. RBI-Hamilton, Texas, 107; MiCabrera, Detroit, 106; Willingham, Minnesota, 91; Fielder, Detroit, 89. HITS-Jeter, New York, 173; MiCabrera, Detroit, 159; Beltre, Texas, 149; Cano, New York, 148; AGordon, Kansas City, 147; Andrus, Texas, 146. DOUBLES-AGordon, Kansas City, 41; AdGonzalez, Boston, 37. HOME RUNS-ADunn, Chicago, 38; Encarnacion, Toronto, 34; Hamilton, Texas, 34; MiCabrera, Detroit, 32; Granderson, New York, 32. STOLEN BASES-Trout, Los Angeles, 41; RDavis, Toronto, 39; Revere, Minnesota, 30; Crisp, Oakland, 28; AEscobar, Kansas City, 25; JDyson, Kansas City, 24. PITCHING-Weaver, Los Angeles, 16-3; Price, Tampa Bay, 16-4; Sale, Chicago, 15-4; MHarrison, Texas, 15-7; Sabathia, New York, 13-3; Scherzer, Detroit, 13-6; Vargas, Seattle, 13-8. STRIKEOUTS-Verlander, Detroit, 192; Scherzer, Detroit, 186.



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Central Division Cincinnati St. Louis Pittsburgh Milwaukee Chicago Houston

Sunday, August 26, 2012


G AB R H Pct. MeCabrera SF 113 459 84 159 .346 AMcCutchen Pit 122 462 88 160 .346 YMolina StL 107 400 50 131 .328 Posey SF 114 405 57 132 .326 DWright NYM 123 454 75 144 .317 CGonzalez Col 112 441 79 138 .313 Fowler Col 115 376 67 115 .306 Holliday StL 123 477 80 145 .304 Braun Mil 117 451 82 137 .304 Altuve Hou 118 471 68 141 .299 RUNS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 88; Bourn, Atlanta, 84; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 84; Braun, Milwaukee, 82. RBI-Beltran, St. Louis, 85; Braun, Milwaukee, 85; Holliday, St. Louis, 85; Bruce, Cincinnati, 81; FFreeman, Atlanta, 81; CGonzalez, Colorado, 81. HITS-AMcCutchen, Pittsburgh, 160; MeCabrera, San Francisco, 159. DOUBLES-ArRamirez, Milwaukee, 42; Goldschmidt, Arizona, 36; Prado, Atlanta, 36; Votto, Cincinnati, 36; DWright, New York, 36. HOME RUNS-Braun, Milwaukee, 34; Beltran, St. Louis, 28; Bruce, Cincinnati, 27; Stanton, Miami, 27; Kubel, Arizona, 26; Ludwick, Cincinnati, 25. STOLEN BASES-Bourn, Atlanta, 35; Pierre, Philadelphia, 31; Bonifacio, Miami, 30; DGordon, Los Angeles, 30. PITCHING-Dickey, New York, 16-4; Cueto, Cincinnati, 16-6; GGonzalez, Washington, 16-7; AJBurnett, Pittsburgh, 15-4; Strasburg, Washington, 15-5. STRIKEOUTS-Dickey, New York, 183; Strasburg, Washington, 183; Kershaw, Los Angeles, 175.


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HBP-by Kuroda (Kipnis, Hannahan). T-2:34. A-34,374 (43,429).

Orioles 8, Blue Jays 2 BALTIMORE — J.J. Hardy homered and scored three runs, rookie Steve Johnson allowed four hits over six innings, and Baltimore beat Toronto. Hardy, Adam Jones and Matt Wieters each had two RBIs for the Orioles, who have won 14 of 20 since Aug. 3. Baltimore (69-57) is in the thick of the AL wild-card chase and only four games out of first place in the AL East after going 69-93 in 2011.

Los Angeles

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ab r h bi Trout cf AJcksn cf 5 0 00 TrHntr rf Infante 2b 4 1 10 HKndrc 2b MiCarr dh 4 0 00 Trumo 1b Fielder 1b 4 1 30 Callasp 3b DYong lf 4 1 31 KMorls dh Berry lf 0 0 00 Aybar ss Dirks rf 4 1 21 V.Wells lf JhPerlt ss 4 1 22 BoWlsn c Avila c 4 0 11 MIzturs ph JeBakr 3b 4 0 20 Totals Totals 37 5 14 5 Los Angeles 002 100 000—3 Detroit 000 002 03x—5 E-Haren (2), Infante (6), Je.Baker (1), A.Jackson (1). DP-Los Angeles 1, Detroit 2. LOB-Los Angeles 6, Detroit 8. 2B-Aybar (22), Infante (3), Fielder (25), D.Young 2 (21), Jh.Peralta (29). HR-V.Wells (9). CS-Aybar (3). IP H R ER BB SO Los Angeles 2 2 0 7 Haren 52⁄3 8 2⁄3 Walden H,7 1 0 0 0 1 Richards L,3-3 BS,1-2 11⁄3 3 3 3 0 0 1 Hawkins ⁄3 2 0 0 0 0 Detroit Smyly 6 4 3 1 2 6 Dotel W,4-2 2 2 0 0 0 1 Valverde S,26-30 1 0 0 0 0 0 WP-Smyly. T-2:58. A-41,970 (41,255).


Gonzalez goes deep for L.A. The Associated Press

Dodgers 8, Marlins 2 LOS ANGELES — Adrian Gonzalez hit a three-run homer on the second pitch he saw in a Los Angeles uniform, and Andre Ethier tied a franchise record with his 10th straight hit in a victory over Miami. Clayton Kershaw pitched three-hit ball over eight innings for the new-look Dodgers, hours after they acquired Gonzalez, Carl Crawford and Josh Beckett in a trade with Boston. Miami

Los Angeles ab r h bi ab r h bi GHrndz cf 3 1 1 0 M.Ellis 2b 4 2 31 DSolan 2b 4 0 1 0 Belisari p 0 0 00 Reyes ss 4 0 0 1 L.Cruz 3b 5 1 22 Ca.Lee 1b 4 0 0 0 Kemp cf 5 1 30 Stanton rf 4 1 1 1 AdGnzl 1b 5 1 13 Ruggin lf 3 0 0 0 HRmrz ss 4 0 00 J.Buck c 1 0 0 0 Ethier rf 4 2 41 DMrph 3b 3 0 0 0 JRiver lf 4 0 10 JJhnsn p 1 0 0 0 A.Ellis c 4 0 21 LeBlnc p 1 0 0 0 Kershw p 2 0 00 Hatchr p 0 0 0 0 Punto ph-2b 0 1 00 Petersn ph 10 0 0 Totals 29 2 3 2 Totals 37 8 16 8 Miami 110 000 000—2 Los Angeles 411 010 01x—8 DP-Miami 1. LOB-Miami 3, Los Angeles 9. 2B-G. Hernandez (1), M.Ellis (14), L.Cruz (15), Ethier (31), J.Rivera (12). HR-Stanton (28), M.Ellis (5), Ad.Gonzalez (1), Ethier (14). CS-G.Hernandez (1). S-Kershaw. IP H R ER BB SO Miami Jo.Johnson L,7-11 3 10 6 6 1 3 LeBlanc 2 3 1 1 0 2 Hatcher 2 1 0 0 1 1 H.Bell 1 2 1 1 1 2 Los Angeles Kershaw W,12-7 8 3 2 2 2 8 Belisario 1 0 0 0 0 0 HBP-by Kershaw (J.Buck). T-2:48. A-40,284 (56,000).

Mets 3, Astros 1 NEW YORK — R.A. Dickey helped his own cause in winning his 16th game, driving in a run with an infield single and pitching seven solid innings as New York ended a sixgame losing streak.

Braves 7, Giants 3 SAN FRANCISCO — Jason Heyward hit a three-run homer, and Mike Minor won for the first time in six starts as Atlanta beat the Giants, ending San Francisco’s five-game winning streak.



New York

ab r h bi ab r h bi Altuve 2b 4 0 0 0 AnTrrs cf 4 0 20 FMrtnz lf 4 0 1 0 Tejada ss 3 0 00 Wallac 1b 4 0 0 0 DWrght 3b 3 0 00 SMoore 3b 3 1 0 0 Hairstn rf 3 1 10 Greene ss 4 0 1 0 JuTrnr 1b-2b 3 1 11 JCastro c 3 0 1 0 RCeden 2b 3 1 10 BBarns cf 2 0 1 0 I.Davis ph-1b 1 0 1 0 Bogsvc rf 3 0 1 0 Bay lf 3 0 11 Ambriz p 0 0 0 0 Thole c 4 0 00 FRdrgz p 0 0 0 0 Dickey p 2 0 11 XCeden p 0 0 0 0 Vldspn ph 0 0 00 Abad p 1 0 0 0 Rauch p 0 0 00 Pearce ph 1 0 0 0 Edgin p 0 0 00 Storey p 0 0 0 0 DnMrp ph 1 0 00 BFrncs rf 1 0 0 0 Frncsc p 0 0 00 Totals 30 1 5 0 Totals 30 3 8 3 Houston 000 000 100—1 New York 000 101 01x—3 DP-Houston 1, New York 2. LOB-Houston 4, New York 9. HR-Ju.Turner (1). IP H R ER BB SO Houston Abad L,0-1 4 4 1 1 4 2 Storey 2 1 1 1 0 1 Ambriz 1 0 0 0 1 2 1⁄3 1 1 1 0 1 Fe.Rodriguez 2⁄3 X.Cedeno 2 0 0 0 1 New York Dickey W,16-4 7 5 1 1 1 2 2⁄3 Rauch H,14 0 0 0 0 0 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Edgin H,3 F.Francisco S,21-24 1 0 0 0 0 1 HBP-by Abad (Ju.Turner), by Dickey (S.Moore). WP-Dickey. PB-J.Castro. T-2:47. A-29,906 (41,922).

ab r h bi Pagan cf 4 0 00 Scutaro 2b 4 0 10 Sandovl 3b 4 0 00 Posey c 4 1 10 Pence rf 3 1 00 Arias ss 4 0 10 Belt 1b 3 1 11 FPegur lf 2 0 00 GBlanc ph-lf 1 0 12 Bmgrn p 2 0 00 Kontos p 0 0 00 Mijares p 0 0 00 Theriot ph 1 0 00 Hensly p 0 0 00 Affeldt p 0 0 00 Hacker p 0 0 00 Totals 37 711 7 Totals 32 3 5 3 Atlanta 003 000 121—7 San Francisco 000 010 200—3 E-Kontos (1), Posey (9). DP-San Francisco 1. LOBAtlanta 10, San Francisco 3. 2B-D.Ross (5), Re.Johnson (12), Minor (1), Arias (11), Belt (21), G.Blanco (11). HR-Heyward (23). SB-Prado (15), F.Freeman (2). CS-Heyward (7). IP H R ER BB SO Atlanta 3 3 0 5 Minor W,7-10 62⁄3 4 1⁄3 1 0 0 0 0 Durbin H,12 O’Flaherty H,21 1 0 0 0 0 1 Kimbrel 1 0 0 0 0 1 San Francisco 4 4 4 5 Bumgarner L,14-8 61⁄3 7 Kontos 0 0 0 0 0 0 2⁄3 Mijares 0 0 0 0 0 1⁄3 2 2 2 1 1 Hensley 2⁄3 0 0 0 2 0 Affeldt Hacker 1 2 1 1 0 1 Kontos pitched to 1 batter in the 7th. HBP-by Minor (Pence). T-3:16. A-41,679 (41,915). Bourn cf Prado 3b Heywrd rf FFrmn 1b D.Ross c RJhnsn lf Uggla 2b Janish ss Minor p Durbin p Hinske ph Pstrnck ph OFlhrt p Kimrel p

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San Francisco

Rockies 4, Cubs 3 CHICAGO — Carlos Gonzalez used his speed to beat out a potential dou- Phillies 4, Nationals 2 ble-play ball in the sevPHILADELPHIA — Roy enth inning and drive in Halladay outpitched Gio the go-ahead run. Gonzalez with seven solid Reds 8, Cardinals 2 innings, and John MayChicago CINCINNATI — Brandon Colorado berry Jr. homered to lead ab r h bi ab r h bi Phillips hit his first home LeMahi 2b 4 1 0 0 DeJess rf 4 0 00 Philadelphia over Wash1b 4 0 2 0 Vitters 3b 4 0 00 run in August, and Mike Pachec CGnzlz lf 3 0 0 1 Rizzo 1b 4 0 10 ington. Leake pitched effectively WRosr c 4 0 1 0 ASorin lf 4 1 10 ABrwn rf 4 1 1 1 SCastro ss 4 0 10 into the seventh inning. Washington Philadelphia Blckmn rf 0 0 0 0 WCastll c 3 1 00 St. Louis


ab r h bi ab r h bi Jay cf 4 0 2 0 Cozart ss 5 0 00 MCrpnt 3b 3 0 1 1 Stubbs cf 5 0 10 Hollidy lf 4 0 2 0 BPhllps 2b 5 2 32 Craig 1b 4 0 0 0 Ludwck lf 4 1 30 Beltran rf 4 0 0 0 Frazier 1b 3 2 01 Schmkr 2b 4 0 1 0 Bruce rf 3 2 12 T.Cruz c 4 2 2 0 Rolen 3b 2 0 12 Furcal ss 4 0 2 0 DNavrr c 4 0 11 JGarci p 2 0 1 0 Leake p 3 1 20 SRonsn ph 1 0 0 0 Marshll p 0 0 00 Dicksn p 0 0 0 0 Heisey ph 1 0 00 Descals ph 1 0 0 0 Hoover p 0 0 00 Totals 35 211 1 Totals 35 8 12 8 St. Louis 000 010 100—2 Cincinnati 001 003 40x—8 DP-St. Louis 1, Cincinnati 2. LOB-St. Louis 7, Cincinnati 7. 2B-Holliday (31), B.Phillips (26), Leake (2). HR-B.Phillips (14), Bruce (27). SF-M.Carpenter. IP H R ER BB SO St. Louis J.Garcia L,3-5 6 7 4 4 2 5 Dickson 1 4 4 4 2 1 Rzepczynski 1 1 0 0 0 1 Cincinnati Leake W,6-8 62⁄3 10 2 2 0 3 1⁄3 Marshall H,17 0 0 0 0 0 Broxton 1 1 0 0 0 2 Hoover 1 0 0 0 0 3 T-2:58. A-41,680 (42,319).

Nelson 3b 4 0 1 0 BJcksn cf 3 1 22 Colvin cf 3 0 0 0 Barney 2b 3 0 00 JHerrr ss 4 1 1 0 Raley p 2 0 00 White p 1 0 0 0 Corpas p 0 0 00 Rutledg ph 1 1 1 2 Hinshw p 0 0 00 CTorrs p 1 0 1 0 AlCarr p 0 0 00 Brothrs p 0 0 0 0 Mather ph 1 0 10 WHarrs p 0 0 0 0 Camp p 0 0 00 Fowler ph 1 0 0 0 Russell p 0 0 00 Totals 34 4 8 4 Totals 32 3 6 2 Colorado 000 021 100—4 Chicago 000 300 000—3 E-Nelson (9). DP-Chicago 1. LOB-Colorado 6, Chicago 4. 2B-B.Jackson (3). HR-A.Brown (1), Rutledge (7), B.Jackson (3). CS-S.Castro (11), Mather (2). IP H R ER BB SO Colorado White 4 5 3 2 1 4 C.Torres W,3-1 21⁄3 1 0 0 1 2 0 0 0 1 Brothers H,13 11⁄3 0 1⁄3 W.Harris H,3 0 0 0 0 0 R.Betancourt S,26-31 1 0 0 0 0 1 Chicago Raley 5 5 2 2 3 4 2 2 0 2 Corpas L,0-1 BS,2-2 11⁄3 3 1⁄3 Hinshaw 0 0 0 0 0 1⁄3 0 0 0 0 0 Al.Cabrera Camp 1 0 0 0 0 1 Russell 1 0 0 0 0 1 WP-Al.Cabrera. T-3:00. A-35,296 (41,009).

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Lmrdzz 2b Harper cf Zmrmn 3b LaRoch 1b Werth rf Berndn lf Espinos ss KSuzuk c GGnzlz p Tracy ph Matths p SBurntt p

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Pirates 4, Brewers 0 PITTSBURGH — Jeff Karstens pitched sevenplus innings before leaving because of an injury, and Pittsburgh snapped a fourgame losing streak with a win over Milwaukee. Milwaukee

Pittsburgh ab r h bi ab r h bi Aoki rf 4 0 1 0 Tabata lf 3 1 11 RWeks 2b 4 0 0 0 GSnchz 1b 1 0 00 Braun lf 4 0 0 0 Snider rf-lf 4 0 11 ArRmr 3b 4 0 3 0 AMcCt cf 4 0 00 Hart 1b 4 0 0 0 GJones 1b-rf 4 0 10 Mldnd c 4 0 1 0 Walker 2b 4 1 00 CGomz cf 3 0 0 0 PAlvrz 3b 3 0 20 LHrndz p 0 0 0 0 McKnr c 2 1 11 Lucroy ph 0 0 0 0 Barmes ss 3 0 00 Bianchi ss 4 0 2 0 Karstns p 3 1 11 Marcm p 1 0 0 0 Watson p 0 0 00 Ishikaw ph 1 0 1 0 Grilli p 0 0 00 Veras p 0 0 0 0 Hanrhn p 0 0 00 Morgan cf 20 1 0 Totals 35 0 9 0 Totals 31 4 7 4 Milwaukee 000 000 000—0 Pittsburgh 000 040 00x—4 E-C.Gomez (5), Bianchi (1). DP-Pittsburgh 1. LOB-Milwaukee 9, Pittsburgh 4. 2B-Ar.Ramirez (42), Tabata (16), P.Alvarez (19), McKenry (11). CS-A. McCutchen (10). IP H R ER BB SO Milwaukee Marcum L,5-4 5 5 4 0 1 5 Veras 1 2 0 0 0 2 Li.Hernandez 2 0 0 0 0 3 Pittsburgh Karstens W,5-3 7 7 0 0 0 4 1⁄3 Watson H,14 0 0 0 0 0 2 Grilli H,28 ⁄3 0 0 0 0 1 Hanrahan 1 2 0 0 1 1 Karstens pitched to 2 batters in the 8th. T-2:48. A-37,460 (38,362).

Padres 9, D’backs 3 PHOENIX — Yonder Alonso hit the last of San Diego’s three solo homers and added a two-run single to lead the Padres past Arizona. Chase Headley and Carlos Quentin also homered for the Padres, who have won six in a row. San Diego

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FROM LEFT, CARL CRAWFORD, JOSH BECKETT AND ADRIAN GONZALEZ are among the Boston Red Sox who will soon suit up for the Los Angeles Dodgers after a nineplayer trade Saturday. The Dodgers hope Crawford, Beckett and Gonzalez will perform up to their high-priced contracts and help the club make a push in the National League West.

Red Sox swap stars for Dodgers’ dregs BOSTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers are stocking up for the stretch run with some new, expensive players who couldn’t help the Boston Red Sox make it to the postseason this year or last. The Dodgers acquired first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitcher Josh Beckett and injured outfielder Carl Crawford from Boston on Saturday, hoping to boost their playoff hopes by taking on the underperforming and high-priced stars who failed to thrive in a fractious Red Sox clubhouse. Boston also sent infielder Nick Punto and about $11 million in cash to Los Angeles in the nine-player trade that was the biggest in Dodgers history. In return, the Red Sox got first baseman James Loney, pitcher Allen Webster, infielder Ivan DeJesus Jr. and two players to be named while shedding more than $250 million in salaries through 2018. “We understand that you have to spend money to be good in this league,” said Magic Johnson, the former NBA star who is part of the rich new Dodgers ownership group that has dramatically revamped their roster in the last month. “When we came in, we made it clear that we want to build the Dodgers back to what they once were,” Dodgers president Stan Kasten said. Los Angeles, which trailed the San Francisco Giants in the NL West by three games at the time of the trade, has in the past month acquired shortstop Hanley Ramirez, outfielder Shane Victorino, starter Joe Blanton and reliever Brandon League. The latest deal comes less than a week before the Aug. 31 deadline for players to be eligible for the postseason. “It’s just exciting,” Dodgers center fielder Matt Kemp said. “Everybody wants to win, and the guys up there are really making a statement and showing us that they want to win just as bad as we do.” For the Red Sox, who entered the night 131⁄2 games back in the AL East, the trade signaled a concession for 2012 and a

It’s surprising. You’re not used to seeing that many big names go in one trade — a bunch of All-Stars, guys who have been in World Series and played at a very high level.” — New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi chance to rebuild without hefty contracts given during an undisciplined foray into free agency that, Red Sox general manager Ben Cherington conceded, has not worked out. “It gives us an opportunity to build the next great Red Sox team,” Cherington said. “We just felt like to get to be a team we believe in and a team the fans deserve, to sustain winning year after year, it was going to take something more than cosmetic changes. It was going to take something bold.” The Red Sox will save $261 million in salaries through 2018, plus a few million more for the rest of this season. Boston will send $11 million going to the Dodgers as part of the deal, according to a baseball official with knowledge of the deal. “The bottom line is we haven’t won enough games. That goes back to last September,” Cherington said. “We just haven’t performed on the field. As a team we haven’t performed. ... This is not about the four players we gave up — anything particularly they did wrong. We just didn’t perform as a team.” Beckett was a key part of the team that won the 2007 World Series, but he was also the ringleader last year when the ballclub went 7-20 in September and missed a playoff spot on the final day of the season. Reports of players drinking beer and eating fried chicken in the clubhouse during games surfaced afterward, and Beckett’s haughty demeanor — and rising ERA — continued to alienate fans. The 2003 World Series MVP with the Florida Marlins, Beckett now

moves from fried chicken to the land of In-N-Out Burger, bringing with him a pair of other players who were not productive enough to justify their contracts. Beckett was due $31.5 million over the next two years; Gonzalez has $127 million coming through 2018; Crawford is due $102.5 million over the next five seasons. Players traded in August have to first pass through waivers. Any team with a worse record than Los Angeles could have claimed Gonzalez, Beckett and Crawford before the Dodgers, but it would have had to pick up their contracts. Instead, the teams worked out a deal that reshuffled the NL West race and had the rest of baseball talking, too. “It’s surprising,” New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi said. “You’re not used to seeing that many big names go in one trade — a bunch of AllStars, guys who have been in World Series and played at a very high level.” The 32-year-old Beckett is 5-11 with a 5.23 ERA in 21 starts this season. A threetime All-Star, he is 130-92 lifetime with a 3.93 ERA. Gonzalez, 30, is a fourtime All-Star and a threetime Gold Glove winner. He hit .300 with 15 home runs and 86 RBIs this season, his second since being traded by San Diego to Boston. Crawford, at 31, hit .282 with three homers and 19 RBIs in 31 games this season. He had Tommy John surgery on his left elbow this week and is expected to take six to nine months to recover. Crawford was a four-time All-Star with Tampa Bay before signing with Boston. The 34-year-old Punto hit .200 with one homer and 10 RBIs as a backup. Loney hit .254 with four homers and 33 RBIs for the Dodgers this season. At 28, he’d spent his whole career in Los Angeles. The 25-year-old DeJesus was optioned to Triple-A Pawtucket. He hit .273 in 23 games for the Dodgers this year. Webster, a 22-year-old right-hander, was 6-8 with a 3.55 ERA at Double-A Chattanooga.

Reds retire Larkin’s No. 11 CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds retired Barry Larkin’s No. 11 before Saturday’s game against the St. Louis Cardinals, paying tribute to the Hall of Fame shortstop who led them to the 1990 World Series title. Larkin Larkin, joined on the field by members of his family, former teammates and members of the Reds organization, watched as his number was revealed, accompanied by a fireworks display. Wearing a gray sports coat and shirt

and black pants and wiping his eyes frequently with a white towel, he said he was proud of his hometown. “I’m so proud to be the first native Cincinnatian to be inducted into the Hall of Fame,” he told the sellout crowd before throwing a ceremonial first pitch to current Reds second baseman Brandon Phillips. “I’m so proud and humbled to be on the wall next to my idol, Dave Concepcion’s No. 13.” Larkin spent his entire 19-year career with Cincinnati and was inducted into baseball’s Hall of Fame this summer. He hit .295 with 198 home runs and 960 RBIs, winning the NL MVP award when he

helped the Reds win the NL Central in 1995. The 12-time All-Star served as team captain while winning nine Silver Slugger and three Gold Glove awards in his career. Larkin’s is the ninth uniform number to be retired in honor of a Reds player or manager, joining Concepcion, Fred Hutchinson’s No. 1, Johnny Bench’s 5, Joe Morgan’s 8, Sparky Anderson’s 10, Ted Kluszewski’s 18, Frank Robinson’s 20 and Tony Perez’s 24. Each of the honorees except Concepcion, Hutchinson and Kluszewski has been inducted into Cooperstown. No. 42 also has been retired in honor of Jackie Robinson.


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to change my mind-set,” Opurum said. “It has to change a lot because, playing defensive end, my first step is forward. But when you’re playing linebacker, your first step depends on what everybody else does. So it’s a different mindset.” Campo believes Opurum’s mind is as important as his 6-foot-1, 250-pound frame. “He’s a smart guy,” Campo said. “And I think with the confidence level of the team picking him as captain, I think that helps. So you’ve got a lot of things that are positive. I’m more impressed with him now, after seeing what he did in the offseason, than I was even before. And I think he’s just gonna go forward.” Opurum admitted that Kyle Mills/AP File Photo moving forward had not WASHINGTON STATE COACH MIKE LEACH WATCHES HIS TEAM PRACTICE in this photo from March 22 in Pullman, always been easy for him Wash. at KU. “It’s tough,” he said. “You get to the point where you’re finally comfortable doing this, and then they say they want to see how you look doing this. It gets a bit frustrat———— ing at times, but once you finally learn it, you’re glad you did it, and you realize you can help your team the best because they have By Tim Booth long, long time and I for the spring game in fect fit. He’s happy to talk different positions they Associated Press Sports Writer believe this is unprec- Spokane, Wash., in April. about history, or books, or can put you in.” edented energy in our Within hours of his hir- good restaurants as much When he walked into fan base,” Washington ing, pirate themes were as football. Dave Emerick, the ballroom of the posh, State athletic director Bill already being added to the his chief of staff at Washmarbled Fairmont Olym- Moos said. “That’s what I Cougars logo, whether it ington State who worked pic Hotel on that chilly told you I expected but be an eye patch or a pair with Leach previously at December night, the likes this has exceeded what I of swashbuckling swords. Kentucky and Texas Tech, of Drew Bledsoe, Jack expected.” There’s even a limited once got a dissertation on Thompson and Rueben In just eight months liability corporation called the Boer Wars during a Mayes were suddenly just since he was introduced “Pirates of the Palouse” flight with his boss. faces in the crimson and to the Cougar faithful that’s been created. It’s a Leach stole the show gray crowd. last December, Leach’s blog. at Pac-12 media day when J-W Staff Reports For most of the last de- name alone has rejuveHeck, the school is giv- he made strong, compelKansas University jucade, through record sea- nated a football program ing away a Leach bobble- ling arguments as to why sons of losing and embar- that had become mired head before the Cougars his quarterback Jeff Tuel nior snapper Justin Carnes rassment, jokes and punch at the bottom of the Pac- play California in October. is like Stonewall Jackson has been suspended for lines, the past exploits of 12 Conference. He is an “I can’t think of any- and his defensive lineman the first three games of those Washington State outsider, not associated body wanting one,” Leach Travis Long is like Ulyss- the 2012 season for a viogreats were the ones fans with Washington State in said. “Shoot, I’m just hap- es S. Grant. That only lation of team rules, KU and alumni latched onto any way, but instantly has py someone is interested.” came after he described football coach Charlie as the football program morphed into the “Pirate All that excitement on going bear hunting in Weis announced Saturday fell into irrelevance. of the Palouse,” the coach the Palouse is thanks to Canada with former Cali- afternoon. “As I have previously But when Mike Leach everyone wants to talk to, the quirky Leach, who has fornia quarterback Mike stated, every player on stepped into that room be seen with or say they brought his eclectic per- Pawlawski. and donned a crimson know. sonality to a place where Just for fun, he’s cur- our team knows and unhat with the Cougar-head Name another coach unique coaches have al- rently doing research derstands our rules and logo, he became the face who is invited to a celeb- ways reigned. Whether it about Geronimo, while regulations,” Weis said. of Washington State. rity wedding — Matthew was Jim Walden’s sharp reading a Davy Crockett “They also know the consequences for violations No longer did the 40 McConaughey — then tongue, or Mike Price’s biography. losses in the last four sea- gets name-dropped on unique motivation antics, “My on-deck circle of those rules and regulasons or the losing by near- late-night television. Pullman has proved fer- of books is pretty big tions.” According to Dougly 20 points per game durThe amount of buzz tile for coaches who are right now, but if you get ing that time matter. around Washington State known as much for their any suggestions I might las County jail records, With Leach in charge, football is unprecedented. oddities as the success of squeeze it in and if it’s re- a man named Justin Edbeing a Coug was cool The Cougars won four their teams. ally good I might shove it ward Carnes, 21, was aragain. games in 2011 and yet In that regard, Leach to the front of the line,” he rested about 3:30 a.m. Saturday after a vehicle “I’ve been around a nearly 11,000 turned out could not be a more per- said.

Leach makes Cougs cool WSU relishes fans’ ‘unprecedented energy’

When Opurum arrived at KU, he was a running back in mind, body and spirit. Today, after undergoing a couple of physical transformations and multiple position changes, the native Texan said he’s much more concerned with winning than worrying about what position fits him best. “At this point, I don’t even know any more,” he said. “If they ask me to go do something, I go do it, whether it’s running back, linebacker, defensive end, left tackle on punt.” Opurum has played all of those positions during his first three years as a Jayhawk, with injuries and opportunities popping up with regularity. While his performance at each spot has made him one of the bestknown names on the KU roster, Opurum said he hoped his final season would make him remembered. “It’s definitely been a different experience than I was expecting to have,” he said. “At this point, I figured I would still be on the offensive side of the ball, getting ready to enter the draft as a running back. Obviously, after I hurt my leg it just changed everything around. But I’m a firm believer that everything happens for a reason, and this has happened to me because something special is supposed to happen to me my senior year.”

KU snapper Carnes suspended 3 games stop by a Lawrence police officer near Fourth and Missouri streets. He was taken to jail on suspicion of operating a vehicle under the influence, a misdemeanor. He posted $500 bond at 8 a.m. and was released from jail. He was given notice to appear in Lawrence Municipal Court on Sept. 11. In April, Weis suspended running back James Sims three games for operating a vehicle under the influence. Carnes served as the Jayhawks’ snapper for PATs and field goals in 10 of their 12 games last season and was listed as the starter at snapper on KU’s depth chart entering fall camp.

Oklahoma State counting on fresh faces STILLWATER, OKLA. (AP) — Todd Monken never believed Charlie Moore or Isaiah Anderson would become impact players at Oklahoma State. He certainly didn’t expect them to be two major reasons the No. 19 Cowboys are confident they’ll be able to keep their passing game clicking along after losing first-round NFL draft picks Justin Blackmon and Brandon Weeden. In Monken’s eyes as the offensive coordinator, Moore was a converted quarterback whose running style was too stiff to translate to playing receiver at college football’s highest level. And Anderson was “just a fast

little dude that ran scared and didn’t catch the ball,” Monken said. But not anymore. The Cowboys are counting on Moore and Anderson to help fill major voids left in the passing offense that Charlie Moore ranked second in the nation a year ago and attempted more throws than all but three other Bowl Subdivision schools. Gone are Weeden, the school’s all-time passing leader and now the start-

ing quarterback for the Cleveland Browns, and Blackmon, a two-time AllAmerican and Biletnikoff Award winner as the nation’s top college receiver. As if that weren’t enough, Oklahoma State also lost second-leading receiver Josh Cooper, seniors Hubert Anyiam and Colton Chelf plus Michael Harrison. Add in a handful of receptions from bit players and the Cowboys are without the guys responsible for 264 catches and 3,158 yards from last season. That’s more production than about half of the nation’s teams had as a whole last season. “We lost obviously

some huge players but expectations stay the same. We’re a unit, the coaches have rebuilt us and they have a lot of confidence in us,” Moore said. “All these reps we’re taking and all this practice, I think we’re going to continue doing what we do.” Blackmon alone caught 122 passes for 1,522 yards and 18 touchdowns. Cooper chipped in 715 yards on 71 receptions, with three scores. With them gone, it means more chances for the guys who are left. “It’s different in all sorts of ways,” Moore said. “You don’t have those guys in the locker room. I miss those guys in the locker room. But as for on the field,

you realize it’s time for us to step up and they’re not here. It’s a growing process. It’s something you see every day.” Monken, who took over the offense before last season, never saw this coming. Moore had a breakout performance in the spring game, catching nine passes for 243 yards and three long touchdowns from 39, 58 and 59 yards out. Anderson has drawn perhaps more praise than any offensive player during training camp, and Monken knew he’d developed into more than just a speedster when his helmet got ripped off on a catch and he popped right back up.

“That’s why you never, ever, ever stop developing guys in your offense. I would have never guessed ... that they would be playing the way they’re playing now,” Monken said. “And I’m being critical of me. I’m the one going, ‘Pfft, there’s no way.’ And you know what? I’m dead wrong.” Tracy Moore is the most proven of Oklahoma State’s receivers after he caught 45 passes for 672 yards and four touchdowns last season. Anderson, Josh Stewart and junior college transfer Blake Jackson are listed as the other starters at receiver heading into the season opener Sept. 1 against Savannah State.

Youngsters make Horned Frogs hard to predict By Stefan Stevenson Fort Worth Star-Telegram

Will 2012 look more like 2001 or 2005? That’s what TCU fans are wondering as the Horned Frogs enter the Big 12 Conference. TCU finished 6-6 in 2001 after moving from the Western Athletic Conference to Conference USA. In 2005, the Frogs went 11-1 and won the Mountain West Conference in their first year in the league. TCU coach Gary Patter-

son usually has a firm grasp on how a season is going to play out. Whether he confides in the media is something else, but over the past few years he’s hinted during the off-season which direction he thought his team was headed. During the past three seasons, the Horned Frogs are 36-3, with two BCS bowl berths, giving Patterson plenty of chances to look like a soothsayer But 2012 is different. The Frogs are moving into the Big 12 where defeat

is always lurking if your team is not firing on all cylinders each week. So Patterson has played it closer to the vest this August, choosing to stay positive about his team where it’s warranted, but clearly pointing out the deficiencies, and the steep climb the Frogs face. For starters, Patterson points out, this is the youngest team he has coached in his TCU tenure. Freshmen will play valuable roles on both sides of the ball.

“If they don’t grow up then we’ll probably not have the season we need to,” Patterson said. “If you don’t grow some guys up, then you don’t have enough depth and you don’t win as many games as we’re used to here. You win championships with 2s and 3s.” But Patterson is pleased with the young talent he has to work with. In fact, there’s a good reason why he’s touting playing more than 10 true freshmen. They’re great athletes and

potentially one of the best freshman classes in TCU history. True, key losses have opened up depth chart holes, especially at offensive line and linebacker, but several freshmen have taken advantage of the void and are pushing for starting spots. “When I have younger football teams, I have more knuckleheads,” Patterson said when camp began Aug. 5. “I have 12 seniors, 11 juniors and 80 to 85 percent of the rest of my team is sophomores

and freshmen. I probably have more knuckleheads.” But he has been impressed with the newcomers’ work ethic and willingness to jump right into the fray. Still, Patterson is cautious about freshmen, especially in his defense, having the experience to play smart under pressure in the Big 12. “That’s the problem with young players. If you’re not accountable, you don’t win close games,” he said. “This is the youngest team I’ve coached in 15 years. It’s not even close.”





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Chiefs Schedule

Sept. 9 — Atlanta, noon Sept. 16 — at Buffalo, noon Sept. 23 — at New Orleans, noon Sept. 30 — San Diego, noon Oct. 7 — Baltimore, noon Oct. 14 — at Tampa Bay, noon Oct. 21 — BYE Oct. 28 — Oakland, 3:05 p.m. Nov. 1 — at San Diego, 7:20 p.m. Nov. 12 — at Pittsburgh, 7:30 p.m. Nov. 18 — Cincinnati, noon Nov. 25 — Denver, noon Dec. 2 — Carolina, noon Dec. 9 — at Cleveland, noon Dec. 16 — at Oakland, 3:25 p.m. Dec. 23 — Indianapolis, noon Dec. 30 — at Denver, 3:25 p.m.


SOUTH Kentucky Christian 27, Lindsey Wilson, 20, OT Pikeville 42, Bluefield South 28 Edward Waters 66, Point (Ga.) 34 Virginia-Wise 24, Bethel (Tenn.) 21, OT MIDWEST Benedictine (Kan.) 45, Concordia (Neb.) 37 Grand View (Iowa) 26, Graceland (Iowa) 6 Marian (Ind.) 35, Olivet Nazarene (Ill.) 0 Baker 27, Ottawa (Kan.) 20 Peru St. 35, Dakota State (S.D.) 27 Siena Heights (Mich.) 26, Robert Morris (Ill.) 19, 2OT St. Francis (Ill.) 44, Concordia (Mich.) 14 Trinity (Ill.) 59, Trinity Bible 15 SOUTHWEST St. Francis (Ind.) 46, Texas College 10

Big 12 Schedules

BAYLOR Sep. 2 SMU, 5:30 p.m. Sep. 15 Sam Houston St., 6 p.m. Sep. 21 at Louisiana-Monroe, 7 p.m. Sep. 29 at West Virginia, TBA Oct. 13 TCU, TBA Oct. 20 at Texas, TBA Oct. 27 at Iowa St., TBA Nov. 3 Kansas, TBA Nov. 10 at Oklahoma, TBA Nov. 17 Kansas St., TBA Nov. 24 Texas Tech, TBA Dec. 1 Oklahoma St., TBA IOWA ST. Sep. 1 Tulsa, 2:30 p.m. Sep. 8 at Iowa, 2:30 p.m. Sep. 15 W. Illinois, 7 p.m. Sep. 29 Texas Tech, TBA Oct. 6 at TCU, TBA Oct. 13 Kansas St., TBA Oct. 20 at Oklahoma St., TBA Oct. 27 Baylor, TBA Nov. 3 Oklahoma, TBA Nov. 10 at Texas, TBA Nov. 17 at Kansas, TBA Nov. 23 West Virginia, 2:30 p.m. KANSAS Sep. 1 S. Dakota St., 6 p.m. Sep. 8 Rice, 2:30 p.m. Sep. 15 TCU, 11 a.m. Sep. 22 at N. Illinois, TBA Oct. 6 at Kansas St., TBA Oct. 13 Oklahoma St., TBA Oct. 20 at Oklahoma, TBA Oct. 27 Texas, TBA Nov. 3 at Baylor, TBA Nov. 10 at Texas Tech, TBA Nov. 17 Iowa St., TBA Dec. 1 at West Virginia, TBA KANSAS ST. Sep. 1 Missouri St., 6 p.m. Sep. 8 Miami, 11 a.m. Sep. 15 North Texas, 6 p.m. Sep. 22 at Oklahoma, TBA Oct. 6 Kansas, TBA Oct. 13 at Iowa St., TBA Oct. 20 at West Virginia, TBA Oct. 27 Texas Tech, TBA Nov. 3 Oklahoma St., TBA Nov. 10 at TCU, TBA Nov. 17 at Baylor, TBA Dec. 1 Texas, TBA OKLAHOMA Sep. 1 at UTEP, 9:30 p.m. Sep. 8 Florida A&M, 6 p.m. Sep. 22 Kansas St., TBA Oct. 6 at Texas Tech, TBA Oct. 13 Texas, TBA Oct. 20 Kansas, TBA Oct. 27 Notre Dame, TBA Nov. 3 at Iowa St., TBA Nov. 10 Baylor, TBA Nov. 17 at West Virginia, TBA Nov. 24 Oklahoma St., TBA Dec. 1 at TCU, TBA

Johnnie Walker Championship

Saturday At Gleneagles Hotel (PGA Centenary Course) Gleneagles, Scotland Purse: $2.2 million Yardage: 7,060; Par: 72 Third Round Paul Lawrie, Scotland 68-69-67—204 Romain Wattel, France 74-68-69—205 S. Gallacher, Scotland 75-67-65—207 Gary Boyd, England 74-70-64—208 M. Lafeber, Netherlands 68-73-67—208 Brett Rumford, Australia 67-70-71—208 Thomas Bjorn, Denmark 70-71-68—209 T. Olesen, Denmark 68-72-69—209 C. Montgomerie, Scotland 72-68-69—209 Rafa Cabrera-Bello, Spain72-68-69—209 Knut Borsheim, Norway 67-73-69—209 Gregory Bourdy, France 72-66-71—209 Richie Ramsay, Scotland 69-71-70—210 N. Colsaerts, Belgium 69-70-71—210 David Howell, England 70-69-71—210 Paul Waring, England 71-67-72—210 Chris Doak, Scotland 76-66-69—211 S. Pinckney, United States 72-70-69—211 A. Noren, Sweden 72-69-70—211 Jorge Campillo, Spain 73-68-70—211 Francesco Molinari, Italy 68-72-71—211 Mark Foster, England 68-68-75—211

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SUGAR LAND SKEETERS PITCHER ROGER CLEMENS WARMS UP before a baseball game against the Bridgeport Bluefish on Saturday in Sugar Land, Texas. Pitching for the first time in five years, Clemens, a seven-time Cy Young Award winner, tossed 31⁄3 scoreless innings in the Atlantic League game.

OKLAHOMA ST. Sep. 1 Savannah St., 6 p.m. Sep. 8 at Arizona, 9:30 p.m. Sep. 15 Louisiana-Lafayette, 11 a.m. Sep. 29 Texas, TBA Oct. 13 at Kansas, TBA Oct. 20 Iowa St., TBA Oct. 27 TCU, TBA Nov. 3 at Kansas St., TBA Nov. 10 West Virginia, TBA Nov. 17 Texas Tech, TBA Nov. 24 at Oklahoma, TBA Dec. 1 at Baylor, TBA TCU Sep. 8 Grambling St., 6 p.m. Sep. 15 at Kansas, 11 a.m. Sep. 22 Virginia, TBA Sep. 29 at SMU, TBA Oct. 6 Iowa St., TBA Oct. 13 at Baylor, TBA Oct. 20 Texas Tech, TBA Oct. 27 at Oklahoma St., TBA Nov. 3 at West Virginia, TBA Nov. 10 Kansas St., TBA Nov. 24 at Texas, TBA Dec. 1 Oklahoma, TBA TEXAS Sep. 1 Wyoming, 7 p.m. Sep. 8 New Mexico, 7 p.m. Sep. 15 at Mississippi, 8:15 p.m. Sep. 29 at Oklahoma St., TBA Oct. 6 West Virginia, TBA Oct. 13 at Oklahoma, TBA Oct. 20 Baylor, TBA Oct. 27 at Kansas, TBA Nov. 3 at Texas Tech, TBA Nov. 10 Iowa St., TBA Nov. 24 TCU, TBA Dec. 1 at Kansas St., TBA TEXAS TECH Sep. 1 Northwestern St., 6 p.m. Sep. 8 at Texas St., 6 p.m. Sep. 15 New Mexico, 6 p.m. Sep. 29 at Iowa St., TBA Oct. 6 Oklahoma, TBA Oct. 13 West Virginia, TBA Oct. 20 at TCU, TBA Oct. 27 at Kansas St., TBA Nov. 3 Texas, TBA Nov. 10 Kansas, TBA Nov. 17 at Oklahoma St., TBA Nov. 24 at Baylor, TBA WEST VIRGINIA Sep. 1 Marshall, 11 a.m. Sep. 15 James Madison, 3:30 p.m. Sep. 22 Maryland, TBA Sep. 29 Baylor, TBA Oct. 6 at Texas, TBA Oct. 13 at Texas Tech, TBA Oct. 20 Kansas St., TBA Nov. 3 TCU, TBA Nov. 10 at Oklahoma St., TBA Nov. 17 Oklahoma, TBA Nov. 23 at Iowa St., 2:30 p.m. Dec. 1 Kansas, TBA

NCAA Top 25 Schedule

Thursday’s Games No. 9 South Carolina at Vanderbilt, 6 p.m. Friday’s Games No. 13 Michigan State vs. No. 24 Boise State, 7 p.m. No. 21 Stanford vs. San Jose State, 9 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 No. 1 Southern Cal vs. Hawaii, 6:30 p.m. No. 2 Alabama vs. No. 8 Michigan at Arlington, Texas, 7 p.m. No. 3 LSU vs. North Texas, 6 p.m. No. 4 Oklahoma at UTEP, 9:30 p.m. No. 5 Oregon vs. Arkansas State, 9:30 p.m. No. 6 Georgia vs. Buffalo, 11:21 a.m. No. 7 Florida State vs. Murray State, 5 p.m. No. 10 Arkansas vs. Jacksonville State, 6 p.m. No. 11 West Virginia vs. Marshall, 11 a.m. No. 12 Wisconsin vs. Northern Iowa, 2:30 p.m. No. 14 Clemson vs. Auburn at Atlanta, 6 p.m. No. 15 Texas vs. Wyoming, 7 p.m. No. 17 Nebraska vs. Southern Miss., 2:30 p.m. No. 18 Ohio State vs. Miami (Ohio), 11 a.m. No. 19 Oklahoma State vs. Savannah State, 6 p.m. No. 22 Kansas State vs. Missouri State, 6 p.m. No. 23 Florida vs. Bowling Green, 2:30 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 2 No. 25 Louisville vs. Kentucky, 2:30 p.m. Monday, Sept. 3 No. 16 Virginia Tech vs. Georgia Tech, 7 p.m.

The Barclays

Saturday At Bethpage State Park, Black Course Farmingdale, N.Y. Purse: $8 million Yardage: 7,468; Par 71 Third Round Sergio Garcia 66-68-69—203 Nick Watney 65-69-71—205 Kevin Stadler 72-69-65—206 Brandt Snedeker 70-69-68—207 Bob Estes 69-66-72—207 Brian Harman 65-75-68—208 Greg Chalmers 70-70-68—208 Ryan Moore 69-69-70—208 John Senden 68-68-72—208 Phil Mickelson 68-74-67—209 William McGirt 68-74-67—209 Tim Clark 70-72-67—209 Louis Oosthuizen 70-71-68—209 Lee Westwood 69-72-68—209 Tom Gillis 69-72-68—209 Charl Schwartzel 71-69-69—209 Tiger Woods 68-69-72—209 David Hearn 70-73-67—210 Bubba Watson 70-70-70—210 Harris English 70-69-71—210 Dustin Johnson 67-71-72—210 Ryan Palmer 75-68-68—211 Rory McIlroy 69-73-69—211 Luke Donald 68-74-69—211 Geoff Ogilvy 70-72-69—211 Vijay Singh 68-67-76—211 Roberto Castro 76-67-69—212 Josh Teater 72-71-69—212 Ernie Els 68-72-72—212

Carl Pettersson Rickie Fowler Ricky Barnes Scott Stallings Greg Owen Jonas Blixt Matt Kuchar Steve Stricker Tommy Gainey J.B. Holmes Adam Scott Bo Van Pelt Pat Perez Bryce Molder George McNeill Billy Mayfair Bud Cauley Graham DeLaet Troy Kelly Jimmy Walker Padraig Harrington Gary Christian John Huh Brian Gay Zach Johnson John Rollins Ian Poulter Chris Kirk Martin Laird Sean O’Hair Trevor Immelman Michael Thompson Henrik Stenson Rod Pampling Jeff Maggert Kevin Streelman Troy Matteson Jason Day Charles Howell III James Driscoll Robert Garrigus Blake Adams Fredrik Jacobson Justin Rose K.J. Choi Seung-Yul Noh

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LPGA Tour-Canadian Open

Saturday At The Vancouver Golf Club Coquitlam, British Columbia Purse: $2 million Yardage: 6,681; Par 72 Third Round a-amateur a-Lydia Ko 68-68-72—208 Stacy Lewis 72-71-66—209 Jiyai Shin 70-70-69—209 Inbee Park 68-71-70—209 Chella Choi 72-64-73—209 Sydnee Michaels 70-72-69—211 Moira Dunn 69-70-72—211 Anna Nordqvist 74-70-68—212 Mina Harigae 73-70-69—212 Taylor Coutu 71-70-71—212 Vicky Hurst 70-70-72—212 Na Yeon Choi 67-72-73—212 Catriona Matthew 74-72-67—213

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Jenny Shin Suzann Pettersen Angela Stanford Cristie Kerr Julieta Granada Jessica Korda Jane Rah Hee-Won Han Brittany Lincicome Azahara Munoz Karrie Webb Haeji Kang Dewi Claire Schreefel Mika Miyazato Yani Tseng Amy Yang Jane Park Katherine Hull Eun-Hee Ji Gerina Piller Jessica Shepley Sophie Gustafson Paige Mackenzie Sun Young Yoo Cindy LaCrosse So Yeon Park Stacy Prammanasudh Nicole Castrale Hee Young Park Brittany Lang Jodi Ewart Ilhee Lee Meena Lee Hee Kyung Seo Marcy Hart Mo Martin Laura Diaz Alison Walshe Natalie Gulbis Jee Young Lee Belen Mozo Mariajo Uribe Sandra Gal Numa Gulyanamitta Jennie Lee Janice Moodie Jennifer Rosales Amanda Blumenherst Kristy McPherson Lizette Salas Paula Creamer Katie Futcher Becky Morgan Shanshan Feng Cydney Clanton Christine Song Irene Cho Hannah Yun Maria Hernandez Lisa Ferrero Christel Boeljon Beatriz Recari Sarah Jane Smith

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Champions Tour-Boeing Classic Saturday At TPC Snoqualmie Ridge Snoqualmie, Wash. Purse: $2 million Yardage: 7,183; Par 72 Second Round Tom Jenkins Willie Wood David Eger Mike Reid Mark O’Meara Mark Calcavecchia Jay Don Blake John Huston Mark Brooks John Cook Rod Spittle Joel Edwards Scott Simpson Fred Funk Tom Kite Jim Gallagher, Jr. Tom Byrum Michael Allen Joey Sindelar Brad Faxon Jeff Sluman Steve Pate Steve Lowery Hale Irwin Gene Sauers David Frost Corey Pavin Olin Browne Bernhard Langer Jeff Freeman Kenny Perry Morris Hatalsky Kirk Triplett Bill Glasson Dan Forsman Jeff Hart Dick Mast Loren Roberts Mike Goodes Tom Purtzer Duffy Waldorf Eduardo Romero Jim Thorpe Ben Bates R.W. Eaks David Peoples Ted Schulz Gil Morgan Gary Hallberg Joe Daley Jim Rutledge Peter Senior Chien Soon Lu Blaine McCallister Bob Niger Tom Pernice Jr. Mark Wiebe Bobby Clampett Larry Mize Bruce Fleisher Sandy Lyle Chip Beck Bruce Vaughan Craig Stadler Bobby Wadkins Mark McNulty Robert Thompson Tommy Armour III Bob Gilder Yong K. Lee P.H. Horgan III Andrew Magee Bob Tway Steve Jones Robin Freeman Terry Burke Lance Ten Broeck Ben Crenshaw Andy Bean

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WTA New Haven Open at Yale

A U.S. Open Series event Saturday At The Connecticut Tennis Center at Yale New Haven, Conn. Purse: $637,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship Petra Kvitova (2), Czech Republic, def. Maria Kirilenko (7), Russia, 7-6 (9), 7-5. Doubles Championship Liezel Huber and Lisa Raymond (1), United States, def. Andrea Hlavackova and Lucie Hradecka (2), Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-0, 10-4 tiebreak.

World Tour Winston-Salem Open

A U.S. Open Series event Saturday At The Wake Forest Tennis Center Winston-Salem, N.C. Purse: $625,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Championship John Isner (3), United States, def. Tomas Berdych (2), Czech Republic, 3-6, 6-4, 7-6 (9). Doubles Championship Santiago Gonzalez, Mexico, and Scott Lipsky, United States, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, and Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-3, 4-6, 10-2 tiebreak.

U.S. Open Show Court Schedules

Monday At The USTA Billie Jean King National Tennis Center New York Play begins on all courts at 9 a.m. Arthur Ashe Stadium Petra Martic, Croatia, vs. Sam Stosur (7), Australia Not before 1 p.m.: Andy Murray (3), Britain, vs. Alex Bogomolov Jr., Russia Maria Sharapova (3), Russia, vs. Melinda Czink, Hungary Night Session (Play begins at 6 p.m. CDT) Victoria Duval, United States, vs. Kim Clijsters (23), Belgium Roger Federer (1), Switzerland, vs. Donald Young, United States Louis Armstrong Stadium Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, vs. James Blake, United States Melanie Oudin, United States, vs.l Lucie Safarova (15), Czech Republic Mardy Fish (23), United States, vs. Go Soeda, Japan Victoria Azarenka (1), Belarus, vs. Alexandra Panova, Russia Grandstand Marion Bartoli (11), France, vs. Jamie Hampton, United States Jack Sock, United States, vs. Florian Mayer (22), Germany Polona Hercog, Slovenia, vs. Petra Kvitova (5), Czech Republic Michael Russell, United States, vs. Gilles Simon (16), France Court 17 Li Na (9), China, vs. Heather Watson, Britain Varvara Lepchenko, United States, vs. Mathilde Johansson, France Rui Machado, Portugal, vs. Fernando Verdasco (25), Spain Marin Cilic (12), Croatia, vs. Marinko Matosevic, Australia


EASTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct Connecticut 17 5 .773 Indiana 13 8 .619 Atlanta 12 12 .500 New York 9 13 .409 Chicago 8 14 .364 Washington 5 18 .217 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L Pct x-Minnesota 19 4 .826 x-Los Angeles 18 6 .750 San Antonio 17 6 .739 Seattle 10 13 .435 Phoenix 4 18 .182 Tulsa 4 19 .174 x-clinched playoff spot Friday’s Games Atlanta 81, Washington 69 Tulsa 81, Chicago 78, OT Saturday’s Games Minnesota 84, Atlanta 74 San Antonio 91, Tulsa 71 Indiana at Phoenix (n) New York at Los Angeles (n) Today’s Games Chicago at Connecticut, 4 p.m. New York at Seattle, 8 p.m.

GB — 3½ 6 8 9 12½ GB — 1½ 2 9 14½ 15

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX-Traded RHP Josh Beckett, 1B Adrian Gonzalez, OF Carl Crawford, INF Nick Punto and cash to the Los Angeles Dodgers for 1B James Loney, INF Ivan DeJesus, Jr., RHP Allen Webster and two players to be named. Activated LHP Felix Doubront from the 15-day DL. Placed OF Daniel Nava on the 15-day DL. Recalled SS Jose Iglesias, OF Che-Hsuan Lin and RHP Junichi Tazawa from Pawtucket (IL). Suspended RHP Alfredo Aceves for three games for conduct detrimental to the team. TORONTO BLUE JAYS-Placed OF Jose Bautista on the 15-day DL. National League ATLANTA BRAVES-Placed RHP Ben Sheets on the 15-day DL. Recalled RHP Miguel Batista from Gwinnett (IL). MILWAUKEE BREWERS-Recalled INF Jeff Bianchi from Nashville (PCL). Sent RHP Mike McClendon to Nashville. American Association FARGO-MOORHEAD REDHAWKSSigned INF Max Casper and RHP Eric Massingham. LAREDO LEMURS-Signed RHP Chris Chavez and OF Philip Incaviglia. SIOUX CITY EXPLORERS-Signed LHP James Frisbee. SIOUX FALLS PHEASANTS-Signed INF Andy Juday. ST. PAUL SAINTS-Signed C Jay Slick and RHP Bret Severtson. WINNIPEG GOLDEYES-Signed RHP Denver Wynn. Can-Am League QUEBEC CAPITALES-Released C Pete LaForest. ROCKLAND BOULDERS-Signed LHP Robert Savarese.

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FOOTBALL National Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Waived CB Ashton Youboty, WR Chastin West, QB Nathan Enderle, LB Nate Bussey, RB DuJuan Harris, CB Mike Holmes, OT Dan Hoch and LB Donovan Richard. MINNESOTA VIKINGS-Waived G Bridger Buche, RB Derrick Coleman, G Grant Cook, LB Solomon Elimimian, DB Corey Gatewood, OT Levi Horn, DE Anthony Jacobs, WR Kamar Jorden, WR. A.J. Love, LB Tyler Nielsen, DE Ernest Owusu, DT Tydreke Powell, CB Chris Stroud, WR Kerry Taylor and WR Bryan Walters. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS-Released DL Claude Wroten. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERS-Fired coach Paul LaPolice. Named Tim Burke interim coach. COLLEGE KANSAS-Suspended football LS Justin Carnes three games for a violation of team rules.


EASTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA Sporting K.C. 14 7 4 46 31 22 New York 13 7 5 44 43 36 Houston 11 6 9 42 38 30 Chicago 12 8 5 41 32 30 D.C. 12 9 4 40 41 35 Montreal 12 13 3 39 42 44 Columbus 10 8 6 36 29 28 Philadelphia 7 12 4 25 24 28 New England 6 14 5 23 30 35 Toronto FC 5 15 6 21 29 46 WESTERN CONFERENCE W L T Pts GF GA San Jose 14 6 5 47 48 32 Real Salt Lake 13 10 4 43 37 32 Seattle 11 6 7 40 34 24 Los Angeles 11 11 4 37 44 40 Vancouver 10 9 7 37 28 33 FC Dallas 8 11 8 32 33 35 Chivas USA 7 9 6 27 15 26 Colorado 8 15 2 26 32 36 Portland 5 13 6 21 24 42 NOTE: Three points for victory, one point for tie. Wednesday’s Games D.C. United 4, Chicago 2 Columbus 2, Toronto FC 1 Friday’s Game Philadelphia 0, Real Salt Lake 0, tie Saturday’s Games Montreal 3, D.C. United 0 Columbus 4, New England 3 Houston 1, Toronto FC 1, tie Colorado at San Jose (n) Vancouver at Portland (n) Seattle FC at Chivas USA (n) Today’s Games FC Dallas at Los Angeles, 6 p.m. New York at Sporting K.C., 8 p.m. Wednesday, Aug. 29 New York at D.C. United, 7 p.m. Columbus at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Chivas USA at New England, 7 p.m. Friday, Aug. 31 Colorado at Portland, 9:30 p.m. Saturday, Sept. 1 Philadelphia at New England, 6:30 p.m. Montreal at Columbus, 6:30 p.m. Toronto FC at Sporting K.C., 7:30 p.m. D.C. United at Real Salt Lake, 8 p.m. Vancouver at Los Angeles, 9 p.m.

College Men

Friday at Chickasha, Okla. USAO 2, BAKER UNIVERSITY 1, OT Baker goal: Donny George, 70th minute (Ethan Bauer, assist). Saturday at Chickasha, Okla. OCU 0, BAKER UNIVERSITY 0

College Women

Saturday at Oklahoma City OCU 1, BAKER UNIVERSITY 0, OT

College Women

Northwestern Tournament Friday Grace College def. Baker University, 25-18, 25-16, 25-22. Morningside def. Baker University, 25-19, 18-25, 25-23, 24-26, 15-12. Saturday Baker University def. Valley City, 25-16, 27-25, 25-8. Baker University def. Dakota Wesleyan, 25-14, 23-25, 25-12, 25-13. Baker record: 2-2. Next for Baker: Bellevue Tournament on Aug. 31 and Sept. 1 in Bellevue, Neb.

NASCAR Sprint Cup-Irwin Tools Night Race

Saturday At Bristol Motor Speedway Bristol, Tenn. Lap length: .533 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (8) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 500 laps, 136.2 rating, 47 points. 2. (37) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 500, 103.1, 43. 3. (11) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 500, 113.9, 41. 4. (22) Brian Vickers, Toyota, 500, 98.5, 41. 5. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 500, 102.6, 40. 6. (10) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 500, 103.4, 38. 7. (23) Clint Bowyer, Toyota, 500, 101.9, 37. 8. (4) Joey Logano, Toyota, 500, 119.5, 38. 9. (12) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 500, 86.2, 36. 10. (7) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 500, 82.8, 34. 11. (15) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 500, 104.9, 34. 12. (16) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 500, 83.8, 33. 13. (28) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 500, 84.4, 31. 14. (36) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 500, 64.5, 30. 15. (13) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 500, 92, 29. 16. (14) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 500, 70.4, 28. 17. (26) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 500, 67.4, 27. 18. (41) Travis Kvapil, Toyota, 500, 60.2, 26. 19. (3) Greg Biffle, Ford, 500, 83, 26. 20. (18) David Gilliland, Ford, 500, 62.9, 24. 21. (1) Casey Mears, Ford, 499, 64.5, 24. 22. (27) Carl Edwards, Ford, 496, 76.9, 23. 23. (30) Michael McDowell, Ford, 496, 48.9, 21. 24. (33) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 490, 48.3, 20. 25. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 486, 84.1, 20. 26. (25) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 476, 57.2, 18. 27. (21) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 471, 65.7, 18. 28. (20) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 440, 61.3, 16. 29. (43) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, accident, 434, 46.3, 0. 30. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 434, 87.5, 14. 31. (39) Jason Leffler, Toyota, 417, 38.7, 0. 32. (24) David Ragan, Ford, 409, 40.3, 12. 33. (6) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 360, 86.2, 11. 34. (29) Sam Hornish Jr., Dodge, 343, 43.7, 0. 35. (5) Aric Almirola, Ford, accident, 235, 63.6, 9. 36. (19) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, accident, 189, 47, 8. 37. (31) David Stremme, Toyota, rear gear, 159, 34.5, 7. 38. (32) Josh Wise, Ford, brakes, 150, 32, 6. 39. (40) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, electrical, 130, 31, 0. 40. (38) Stephen Leicht, Chevrolet, fuel pressure, 56, 30.6, 4. 41. (35) Scott Riggs, Chevrolet, brakes, 20, 29.8, 3. 42. (42) Ken Schrader, Ford, accident, 9, 28.9, 2. 43. (34) Mike Bliss, Toyota, power steering, 6, 28.4, 0.



Sunday, August 26, 2012






Richard Lipski/AP Photo

WASHINGTON WIDE RECEIVER DEZMON BRISCOE CATCHES a touchdown pass in front of Indianapolis’ Josh Gordy during the second half of an NFL preseason game Saturday in Landover, Md. Briscoe, a former Kansas University standout, finished with two catches for 49 yards against the Colts.

Luck, Griffin face off as Redskins top Colts The Associated Press

Redskins 30, Colts 17 LANDOVER, MD. — Robert Griffin III was the last player announced during pregame ceremonies. He emerged from the tunnel, through the large inflatable Washington Redskins football helmet and onto the field, raising both arms to pump up a crowd eager for his first head-to-head match-up with Andrew Luck. Like everything else about the rookie, Griffin was doing something new — but looking as if he’d done it before. “I’ve never had my own introduction ever, high school or college, so that was extremely fun with the smoke and everything,” Griffin said. “It was like you’re in a movie.” In many ways, Saturday’s game was promoted like a movie opening, the curtain raiser for a budding quarterback rivalry between the Nos. 1 and 2 picks in the draft. The co-stars responded with a display of A-list poise and promise as Griffin’s Redskins defeated Luck’s Indianapolis Colts, 30-17. Top pick Luck completed 14 of 23 passes for 151 yards and a touchdown to fellow rookie T.Y. Hilton. Heisman Trophy winner Griffin went 11 for 17 for 74 yards and a scoring throw to veteran Santana Moss. Both quarterbacks played one series into the third quarter in the teams’ dress rehearsal for the regular season, with the Redskins ahead 14-7 when the subs took over. “I haven’t had any overall bad performances for myself. ... I thought he did a good job out there as well,” Griffin said. “They blew this up as a head-tohead, and we’ll see what happens next.” Barring an incredible pair of Super Bowl runs from two teams rebuilding from bad seasons, the first Luck-RGIII encounter that really counts won’t come until the 2014 regular season. Still, the comparisons will continue. The game was marketed to the hilt, offering a ground-floor glimpse at two players given the burden of reviving proud franchises. The Colts (No. 32 AP Pro32) are coming off a 2-14 season as they embark on the post-Peyton Manning era, while the Redskins (No. 25) went 5-11 last year for a fourth consecutive lastplace finish in the NFC East. Even so, it was merely a preseason game. The atmosphere in the stadium was far from electric and the offenses were still running basic schemes, saving the more creative stuff for their regular-season openers in two weeks.

Steelers 38, Bills 7 ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. — Receiver Antonio Brown scored two touchdowns in leading Pittsburgh to a preseason rout of Buffalo. Ben Roethlisberger shook off a slow start by engineering an 11-play, 98yard touchdown drive for the go-ahead score with a 6-yard pass to Brown at the end of the first half. Brown then opened the second half with a 39-yard touchdown catch from backup Byron Leftwich in helping the Steelers (No. Alex Brandon/AP Photo 7 in the AP Pro32) imINDIANAPOLIS QUARTERBACK prove to 2-1. ANDREW LUCK, LEFT, GREETS Fred Jackson scored Redskins quarterback Robert on a 1-yard plunge, and Griffin III after their game high-priced defensive end Saturday in Landover, Md. Mario Williams had two The Redskins won, 30-17. sacks for the Bills (No.9), who dropped to 0-3. The Bills’ starting offense sputtered in producing Luck’s touchdown was just one score despite five an impressive moment. of seven drives into SteelHe stepped up in the ers territory. pocket to avoid the rush, then put a deep ball down Raiders 31, Lions 20 the left side into the arms OAKLAND, CALIF. — Matof third-round pick Hilton thew Stafford threw for 68 for a 31-yard touchdown, yards until leaving with an wrapping up an 80-yard injury to his non-throwing drive. hand in Detroit’s loss to Griffin responded on Oakland. the next drive, which also Defensive end Dave went 80 yards. He took a Tollefson drove Stafford high-and-wide shotgun to the ground after an insnap and drifted to the complete pass in the secright to find Moss for a ond quarter. Team train4-yard score. ers wrapped Stafford’s left Through three prehand in heavy bandages season games, Luck is 40 and a brace on the sidefor 64 for 514 yards with line. Shaun Hill took over three touchdowns, two inon the next possession for terceptions and a 90.2 ratDetroit (1-2). ing. Griffin is 20 for 31 for The Raiders (1-2) relied 193 yards with two touchon backup Terrelle Pryor downs, no interceptions to provide the spark. He and a 103.2 rating. went 3 for 5 for 137 yards Meanwhile, someone and two touchdowns. He forgot to tell Redskins also ran for 90 yards and a rookie running back Alscore on five carries. fred Morris that the game wasn’t all about him. The Saints 34, Texans 27 sixth-round draft pick, NEW ORLEANS — Matt getting the start because Schaub and Drew Brees of a rash of injuries, ran looked sharp in a highfor 107 yards on 14 carries scoring first half, and Joe and a touchdown. Morgan’s touchdown The game got predictcatch late in the fourth ably messy after Luck quarter lifted the New Orand Griffin departed. Sevleans Saints. enth-round pick Chandler Schaub completed 15Harnish was whistled for of-18 passes for 194 yards delay of game on his first and a touchdown, but Colts series, then was three turnovers by Houstackled for a safety by ton (No. 4 in the AP Pro linebacker Chris Wilson 32) helped the Saints (No. on the next play. 9) stay close despite two Rex Grossman, who fumbles of their own. started 13 games last seaBrees was 17 of 25 for son, was welcomed with 179 yards, including TD a smattering of boos when tosses to Lance Moore he ran onto the field to reand Jimmy Graham. place Griffin. He answered Texans rookie receiver by going 8 for 8 for 127 Keshawn Martin scored yards and two touchdown his first pro touchdown, passes, a 13-yarder to Joshbut then fumbled twice. ua Morgan and a 12-yarder Houston’s Ben Tate to Dezmon Briscoe. and Arian Foster each had One thing that was clear short touchdown runs. early: Luck and Griffin will need better protection to succeed anytime Cowboys 20, Rams 19 ARLINGTON, TEXAS — soon. Griffin never got sacked, but he was under Tony Romo threw for severe pressure twice in 198 yards with two long his first drive. Luck was touchdowns to Dwayne sacked twice on one se- Harris while playing only ries and had another drive the first quarter, and the thwarted by a clipping Dallas Cowboys beat the St. Louis Rams. penalty.




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Chuck ‘Colonel’ Benedict Age: 86 Relationship status: Twice widowed. I had two wonderful wives. Hometown: Bloomington, Ill. Time in Lawrence: Seven years Occupation: HyVee greeter Dream job: The most interesting job I had was being a court clerk. What were you doing when scouted? Greeting customers at HyVee Describe your style: I’ve always liked to dress nice. Fashion trends you love: The ranch-owner look with a Stetson hat. And I love KU. Fashion trends you hate: Guys who wear their pants below their waist Fashion influences: No one in particular except Colonel Sanders. What would CLOTHING DETAILS: you like to Shoes, don’t remember see more of where, 30 years ago; suit, in Lawrence? Kohls, three years ago; tie, a customer gave it to A little more conservative(ness) me for my birthday, two years ago; hat, gift from Less of? Panhandling, although my daughter, four years it’s more in control ago. now. Lawrence does a great job of taking care of the homeless. Tattoos or piercings? When I left home for WWII, my dad told me to never get a tattoo. So none. Who do people say you look like? Colonel Sanders Tell us a secret… I don’t tell secrets. My word is my bond. Know someone stylin’? Send us a tip!

Liz Keever Age: 23 Relationship status: In a relationship Hometown: Dallas Time in Lawrence: Seven years Occupation: Federal election commission compliance Dream job: Boutique owner What were you doing when scouted? I was on my way to get a facial Describe your style: Vintage dresses with modern accessories Fashion trends you love: Any dress with a full skirt Fashion trends you hate: Acidwash jeans Fashion influences: Anyone with bleach-blond hair, floral prints What would you like to see more of in Lawrence? People dressed up. People who CLOTHING DETAILS: Shoes, Gap, two days ago, $6; dress, are more exSalvation Army, six months ploratory with ago, $4.99; scarf, Wild Man their hair. Vintage, one month ago, $6; Less of? bag, Urban Outfitters, years Athletic wear ago. Tattoos or piercings? I have a conch piercing. I used to have 22 piercings from the neck up. Who do people say you look like? I get Kelly Clarkson all the time. Tell us a secret… I’m secretly in love with Andrew Hoffman.

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Ex-KBI director writes book about state’s crimes, famous and unheralded

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FORMER KBI DIRECTOR LARRY WELCH is the author of the new book “Beyond Cold Blood: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK,” which profiles some of Kansas’ most famous and important-but-unheralded crimes. He is pictured Aug. 20 in his Lawrence home.

Larry Welch chronicles cases from Clutter murders to now By Margie Carr ONLINE: See a special section on “In Cold Blood” and the Clutter family murders at

Lawrence resident Larry Welch has wanted to write a book about the KBI for a long time — long before he was appointed director of it in 1994. “It always puzzled me that here was this agency that had done some remarkable things and no one had ever written a history of it,” he says. “In 1989, on their 50th anniversary, the KBI wrote an internal document, but it was never publicly disseminated.” Now, thanks to Welch, the


Members of the public can meet former KBI Director Larry Welch, author of “Beyond Cold Blood,” at 7 p.m. Sept. 11 at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Signed copies of the book will be available for purchase. public can get a glimpse inside the 73-year-old agency with the publication of his new book, “Beyond Cold Blood: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK” (University of Kansas Press, 2012, to be released in September). “It isn’t a mem-

oir, or even meant to be ‘the’ history of the KBI,” Welch says. “It’s a history of it.” Welch tells the story through a series of investigations the KBI has been involved with over the years, including the titular case made famous by Truman Capote’s “In Cold Blood.” “How can you tell the history of the KBI without the Clutter case?” he says about the investigation that receives more media and research inquiries than all other KBI investigations combined. Another incident Welch knew he had to include was the KBI case involving five escaped prisoners who, in 1941, dug their way out of the

state penitentiary in Lansing. Then-Attorney General Jay Parker asked the KBI to capture and return them to prison. While three were apprehended relatively easily, two eluded authorities for months. When KBI special agent Joe Anderson went undercover and infiltrated the fugitives’ hideout, he learned of their plan to rob a bank in Macksville and alerted his colleagues. When the felons pulled up to the bank in their stolen Ford, KBI officials were ready, and a shootout ensued. The escaped prisoners were killed at the scene. Please see WELCH, page 2C


A river runs through Nancy Marshall’s work By Sara Shepherd

Lawrence artist Nancy Marshall’s River Series paintings aren’t exactly landscapes. And they aren’t exactly still lifes. They’re both — depicted in saturated color and detail, with touches of mystery and fantasy that convey both nature’s beauty and people’s indulgence in a single frame. Pieces from the River Series, Marshall’s most recent themed body of work, are the centerpiece of an exhibit in Parkville, Mo., and will be featured on this fall’s Lawrence Art Walk. The series joins other examples of Marshall’s signature work, including bird’s-eye tabletop scenes and portraits. Marshall, who formerly taught art at Topeka High School, grew up in Hannibal, Mo., near the banks of the Mississippi River. For her, rivers represent adventure and freedom, and her own

SEE MORE ART A solo exhibit of Nancy Marshall’s work will be on display through Friday in the McAfee Library at Park University, 8700 N.W. River Park Drive, Parkville, Mo. To see more of her work — including a virtual tour of her exhibit at the University — visit For more information on this year’s Lawrence ArtWalk, scheduled for Oct. 27-28, visit

recreational voyages include canoeing on the upper Missouri, a Wilderness Society Camp in Rocky Mountain National Park and, in May, a rafting trip on the San Juan. Her River Series paintings are more fantastic than photographic. Canvasses depict still lifes — of sumptuous picnics with champagne and fruit or plein-air breakfasts with cof-

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LAWRENCE ARTIST NANCY MARSHALL COMBINES landscapes and still life in her paintings, and was influenced by growing up near the banks of the Mississippi River. She has a solo exhibition on display at Park University in Parkville, Mo., through Friday. fee and pastries — that give partially obscured by mist. way to rivers, both swirling Beyond the power and and placid, on the horizon. beauty of America’s rivers, Wildlife dots the scenes, Marshall is concerned with from butterflies alighting on Please see MARSHALL, page 2C a plate to distant blue herons



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Lights can help separate Marshall photo subject, background I CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1C

’ve talked before about visual style and how each Journal-World photographer gravitates toward creating a particular look in the photos we create. I think more often than not that when I’m unhappy with a photo it’s because there is not sufficient separation between the subject and the background.

Behind the Lens

Nick Krug

Often when I shoot portraits, I will add a rim light behind my subject to help define the edges. A little bit can give the aforementioned separation. Too much can make your subject appear as though they are standing in front of an oncoming vehicle. A good practice to follow with portraiture while using multiple lights is to situate your subject and your key light (main light source) first. After you have adjusted the power of your key light to get a nice exposure, you can then add a rim light. Typically, what I will often do is position the rim light directly behind the subject or slightly

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IN THIS PHOTO OF KANSAS DEFENSIVE END TOBEN OPURUM, photographer Nick Krug used two lights — a key light and backlight — to help separate subject from background. out of frame and directed at the backside of the subject. In the accompanying photo of Kansas defensive end Toben Opurum, I used two lights. The first, my key light, was positioned at camera left at about a 45-degree angle from Opurum and pointed slightly downward. The backlight or rim light is opposite the key light, behind Opurum at camera right and out of the frame. The highlights around his arms and his cheek


This incident was the first major test for the young agency that, Welch says, “sealed its future” as praise poured in from across the state and nation. Welch has a personal connection to the case as his mentor, the then-sheriff of Stafford County Logan Sanford, who would later direct the KBI, stood alongside the KBI agents during the shootout. Also in the crowd was Shirley Barnes, a little girl who would become Welch’s high school sweetheart and his wife of 56 years. Welch’s favorite case in the book involves the 1971 disappearance of 78-yearold Goldie Millar from her Kiowa County ranch. “Pyle is an important case,” Welch says. “More people need to know about it.” The case is significant because, although her body was never found, local prosecutors, with the help of KBI agents, were able to gather sufficient evidence to convince a jury that her grandson,

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“BEYOND COLD BLOOD: The KBI from Ma Barker to BTK,” by former KBI director Larry Welch, will be released in September. Mike Pyle, murdered her and burned down her house. The conviction was later upheld by the Kansas Supreme Court. “Shirley will tell you that whenever we are watching a police crime show and someone says something about not being able to prosecute without a body, I start yelling about the Pyle case,” he says. “This is the case people cite when attempting to prosecute without a body.” Another case Welch writes about involved the 1969 conviction of

U.K. papers steer clear of Harry photos LONDON (AP) — The prince has no clothes — but British newspapers aren’t running the pictures. The country’s scandalloving tabloids devoted many pages Thursday to the story of Prince Harry’s naked romp in a Las Vegas hotel suite. But all heeded a warning from royal officials that printing the images, already seen by millions on the Internet, would infringe on the prince’s privacy. So while Ireland’s Evening Herald ran the starknaked prince on its front page, British newspapers made do with pictures of holiday Harry in bathing trunks and fedora hat. The Sun tabloid came up with the most creative solution, getting a staff member named Harry and a 21-year-old female intern to recreate the naked pose under the headline “Harry grabs the crown jewels.” Bob Satchwell, head of

industry group the Society of Editors, said papers were merely complying with editors’ voluntary Code of Practice, which declares “it is unacceptable to photograph individuals in private places without their consent.” But other media-watchers said a scandal that erupted a year ago over phone-hacking and other tabloid wrongdoing had tamed Britain’s once-rambunctious press. Newspapers were exposed to a trial of public opinion as Judge Brian Leveson’s media ethics inquiry heard from celebrities, politicians and crime victims who said their lives had been turned upside down by press intrusion. The scandal has killed one tabloid, the News of the World — shut down by owner Rupert Murdoch after revelations about its illegal eavesdropping — and tarnished the entire British media.

are created by the rim light and help to define him as the big, muscular guy that he is. One more thing to note is that when I use rim lights, I typically trigger them with a remote device. But as Mike Yoder mentioned in last week’s Behind the Lens column, you can purchase flash units with built-in sensors that can be triggered by the burst of light from another flash unit. — Photographer Nick Krug can be reached at 832-6353.

two women for armed robbery. The judge who oversaw the trial had an “uneasy feeling” about the evidence and asked the KBI to investigate after new information emerged. They did, and the women were released. “The KBI isn’t always about convicting people,” Welch says. “Sometimes we help prove someone is innocent. “Basically, that is how it works. The KBI goes where they are needed.” And as director, Welch sent them where they were needed: to Costa Rica following the 2001 murder of KU student Shannon Martin; to hurricane-ravaged Louisiana in 2005; and to the numerous Kansas towns devastated by methamphetamines. Welch retired from the KBI in 2007, which was when he got serious about his manuscript. He says that he is most proud of the fact that he wrote the book for everyone. “The crimes that I describe in this book are obscenities, especially the homicides,” he says, “but I wrote the book so my grandmother could read it, so high school history classes could read it.”

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their ecological health and hopes her paintings might inspire social consciousness. “I like the idea that people understand where their water comes from and the importance of having clean water,” she says. “It all comes down to political decisions that are made.” In her portraits, Marshall also takes a carefully arranged approach. Besides the likeness of her subjects, she inserts their prized possessions, their home landscapes and sometimes even their loved ones into the composition. “We define ourselves by things we choose to have around us,” she says. “So putting those in a painting adds to who we are as a person.” Topeka sculptor Jim Bass, whose late wife was a high school teaching colleague of Marshall’s, noted Marshall’s attention to detail and ability to balance color and composition. He also commended her portraiture. “Portraits are scary things to take on,” Bass says. “She just jumps in there where angels fear to tread.” Cindi Morrison, director of the Mulvane Art Museum at Topeka’s Washburn University, facilitated the purchase of

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LAWRENCE ARTIST NANCY MARSHALL’S PAINTINGS combine landscapes and still lifes, as seen in her works pictured above and at left. Morrison calls Marshall’s paintings “almost surrealistic.” She notes the detail of a hamburger on a plate carried by the woman in “Ogallala Siren” and the mystery surrounding paintings of riverside picnics sans people — is someone getting ready to eat, mid-picnic or already finished? “They’re like imaginary — kind of dreamlike — moments in time,” Morrison says. “That’s kind of what draws me to her one of Marshall’s bird’s- work. It’s not your run-ofeye tabletop still lifes for the-mill still life — it has the museum — entitled extra layers to it.” “Coffee and Cards by Candlelight” — and also — Features reporter Sara Shepherd can be reached at 832-7187. Follow her at bought two river-inspired prints for herself.

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Not what he bargained for Posnanski’s ‘Paterno’ complicates Penn State story

The Drought It is late August. The sun beats on parched earth, sucking up the modicum of moisture left from spring rains that came too few and too late. Walkers, led by their dogs and shadows on the sidewalks, cast anxious eyes toward the rising sun. The elderly huddle in their air conditioned homes, frowning at electric bills, tapping suspect thermostats.

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Joe Posnanski moved to State College, Pa., to write a much different book. Liz Stephens, Posnanski, a former administrative assistant, Kansas City Star sports Lawrence columnist, imagined his “‘The Girl Who Kicked the biography of Penn State Hornet’s Nest’ (by Stieg University’s heralded head Larsson).” football coach Joe Paterno would be about the man who, as Posnanski noted in a USA Today column last week, “always said … that winning … wasn’t what mattered. And yet, he won more games than anyone.” The book he was writing was based, after all, on full access to the coach and his records. And then everything changed. Last November, Jerry Sandusky, who had Lara Burger, coached defense alongstay-at-home mom, side Paterno for 30 years, Lawrence had received a great deal “‘1000 Gifts’ (by Ann Vos- of credit for making Penn kamp).” State into “Linebacker U” and was at one time considered Paterno’s heir apparent, was indicted by a grand jury on 40-some counts of heinous sexual assault. In short order, Paterno was fired, the school’s president was removed and its students rioted. And so Posnanski found himself in the midst of a very different book, one that exists in a kind of limJan Van Meter, retired school teacher, bo between his original goal of portraying what Topeka “‘The Age of Insight’ (by made Paterno tick and the natural reporter’s goal of Eric Kandel).” staying abreast of a developing story. Posnanski has done his best. In a column last week, he wrote that the “book, I believe, lets the reader make up his or her own mind.” If only the book had let me make up my mind! For this reader, Posnanski’s “Paterno,” which arrived Tuesday, has complicated the issues of the Penn State Stacey Pope, story, re-enraged me and manager at Dusty then left me with at least as Bookshelf, many questions as before. Topeka Yes, Posnanski has “‘When Things Fall Apart’ written a good, if frustrat(by Pema Chodron).” ing, book. “Paterno” is structured, exquisitely, as a five-act tragic opera, and not just because Paterno liked opera. Paterno’s story is one of unimaginable success — a football coach who built a university — and an unimaginably precipitous fall — he lost his job, his health and his life in less than three months. Four of the five “acts” begin with an “aria” of direct speech, taken from Bill Bowerman Paterno’s recorded or artist, written speeches or reLawrence constructed from his “‘The Sun Also Rises’ (by handwritten notes to set Ernest Hemingway).” the tone for the section.

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A dragonfly buzzes the window, mistaking glass for water. A Weaver Finch, panting, perches on the sill in a tiny lish at Brown and built a wedge of shade. As the sun rises, the rural school’s football prowedge narrows, gram into a powerhouse. then disappears. ‘The little things’ The bird flees to a Posnanski deliberately nearby tree. does not dwell on Sandusky and the scandal, Lawns have turned preferring to keep his at- brown, leaves rubbery. tention squarely on PaCracks in the earth terno. have widened. Two illustrative viCorn has withered gnettes bookend Posnansin the field. ki’s tale. Early on, Posnans- Shriveled ears open ki tells the Paterno family’s to reveal stunted “shyster” story: At a res- cobs and dried silk. taurant many years ago, Cattle cluster about one of the coach’s children a shrinking water hole, ordered an all-you-can-eat nosing salad. Another daughter, the hardening mud, toward the end of the meal, bawling. snatched a slice of cucum“It’s cyclicity,” cries the ber off her sister’s plate. The coach accused her of scientist. “It’s sunspots!” being a shyster, of stealing mutters a colleague. “It’s from the restaurant’s owners — it’s not an “all you global warming, man-made,” and your sister can eat” shrieks the environmentalist. place — and stormed out. Everything mattered. “It’s God’s punishment for our sins,” That’s the story Posnanski figured he was going to wails the preacher. The philosopher, tell about Paterno. “Again and again, over and over,” looking up from his Posnanski writes, “Pater- books, shakes his head. “This, no told (his team): Take care of the little things, too, shall pass,” he says, then goes and the big things will take care of themselves.” back to his reading. At the end of the book, — Betty Laird, Lawrence the other little thing: Last November, Paterno and his crisis team are meeting to discuss the statement they’ll release to the The best-sellers for the public. Paterno takes issue week that ended Aug. 18: not with the substance of the statement, but with the phrase that claims he went Fiction “to work every day for the 1. “Gone Girl.” Gillian last sixty-one years …” Flynn. Crown ($25). “Well, I didn’t come to 2. “The Inn at Rose work every day,” Paterno Harbor.” Debbie Macomber. says. “I was sick a couple Ballantine ($26). of days … and there were 3. “Friends Forever.” Daniother things … I don’t elle Steel. Delacorte ($28). know if I’d say that’s com4. “Odd Apocalypse.” Dean pletely honest.” R. Koontz. Bantam ($28). It’s a punch line, but it’s 5. “Where We Belong.” a rueful one. By this time, Emily Giffin. St. Martin’s the little things are very ($27.99). much beside the point. 6. “Black List: A Thriller.” In that recent column, Brad Thor. Atria ($27.99). Posnanski wrote, “I be7. “The Kingmaker’s lieve I have written about Daughter.” Philippa Greghis life with as much honory. Touchstone Books esty as I have.” ($26.99). I believe him, too. 8. “I, Michael.” Bennett I wish I could say I bePatterson/Ledwidge. Little, lieve Paterno. Brown ($27.99). 9. “The Fallen Angel.” Daniel Silva. Harper ($27.99). 10. “The Spymasters.” W. E. B. Griffin. ($27.95).

PENN STATE PRESIDENT GRAHAM SPANIER, left, and head football coach Joe Paterno talk before a college football game against Iowa in State College, Pa., in this Oct. 8, 2011, file photo. Both men were forced from their jobs for improper handling of the Jerry Sandusky sex-crimes scandal. There are also “intermezzos,” in which Posnanski takes an entertaining bit of Paterno apocrypha, polished smooth after years of circulation on the after-dinner circuit — his four losses to Alabama’s Bear Bryant, for example — and gives us the funny version and also the more pedestrian one. Throughout, Posnanski avoids the pitfalls of the worst sports biographies: game results. Instead of a forced march through 50 years of football, Posnanski treads lightly, mentioning only pertinent highlights from particularly big games. Those who followed Posnanski’s work in The Kansas City Star will find familiar ground here, as his storytelling is as fluid as ever. This is an archive and interview book, but every now and then, his sharp reporter’s eye is on display. Posnanski describes a scene the night Paterno was fired. Students and others had silently gathered at the Paterno statue, and Posnanski conveys the ultimate sign of 21stcentury respect for this quintessentially 20th-century coach with a choice detail: “A girl of twenty or so felt her phone vibrate but did not answer it.”

‘Despised each other’ Among the frustrations, a casual follower of this story might be surprised to learn from Posnanski’s book that Paterno and Sandusky were not friends; not only that, but these two men who’d worked alongside each other for 30 years “despised each other.” Their relationship seems to have been a symbiosis of barely suppressed enmity. Posnanski mentions what the family calls Paterno’s “Why I Hate Jerry Sandusky” memo — written in 1993 — but does not quote from it. The gist seems to be that Paterno thought Sandusky had lost his fire for coaching.

If that were the case, a reader wants to know, why did Paterno wait another five years to make it clear to Sandusky that he would not be head coach? According to the independent report headed by former FBI director Louis Freeh, that discussion took place in 1998 just a month or so before the campus police investigated Sandusky for inappropriate behavior with an 11-yearold boy in a locker room shower. This shouldn’t be confused with a similar incident in 2001, which had been reported to Paterno by graduate assistant Mike McQueary. Paterno contended to the Sandusky grand jury that he knew nothing about the 1998 assault. Except, well, it seems he did. The Freeh Report includes — and Posnanski mentions — a one-line email from May 1998. Athletic director Tim Curley is asking for an update on “Jerry,” because “Coach is anxious to know where this stands.” Let’s pause here. In Posnanski’s words, Paterno told the grand jury he “had never heard another rumor about Sandusky, but admitted that things could have been said in his presence that he had forgotten.” Men in their early 80s do forget things. But it strains credulity to believe that Paterno, whose players often praised his remarkable memory for things like the cheesecake their mothers had served him on recruiting visits, forgot allegations of pederasty involving an employee whom he not only hated but who had founded and run a charity for wayward adolescent boys. This is one of many contradictions that begin to trouble the reader. Up until now, even when Paterno has been a jerk — and his players usually thought he was that — the reader has liked Posnanski’s Paterno, a Brooklyn boy who majored in Eng-


Book provides meticulous study of Lindbergh kidnapping By Michael E. Young The Dallas Morning News

A long-held memory shared between a father and a son, just a couple of words from an otherwise indecipherable conversation, yields “Cemetery John,” Robert Zorn’s meticulous study of the Lindbergh kidnapping and the identity of the man Zorn calls the crime’s mastermind. Zorn’s father, Eugene, who would become an esteemed economist with a long stint at Dallas’ Republic National Bank in the 1960s and ‘70s, was 15 years old at the story’s beginning in 1931, living in a neighborhood of mostly German immigrants in the Bronx. One neighbor, John Knoll, a clerk at a local deli who shared an interest in stamp collecting with Eugene Zorn, invited the teen to visit New Jersey’s Palisades Amusement Park, just across the

Hudson from New York. There, Knoll spoke earnestly with two other men, in German, a language young Zorn didn’t understand. Only two words were familiar to Zorn: “Bruno,” the name of one of the men; and “Englewood,” a posh suburb nearby. Englewood was also the hometown of Anne Morrow Lindbergh, the wife of celebrated aviator Charles Lindbergh, and together perhaps the most famous couple in the world in 1931. They spent much of their time in Anne’s family home with their son, Charlie Jr. Eugene Zorn hadn’t thought about Knoll’s meeting with the other men in years, not until in 1963 he flipped through a True magazine. A story on the Lindbergh case brought the memory flooding back, a memory he only shared with his son 17 years later. Had he really witnessed a meeting to plan what truly may have

been the Crime of the Century? “Cemetery John” presents a powerful case. In painstaking detail, using historical documents and old photos, modern forensics and consultations with criminal profilers, Robert Zorn concludes that John Knoll was Cemetery John, who met with an emissary from the Lindberghs to arrange the ransom payment and later collected the $50,000 after the serial number of each bill had been carefully recorded by investigators. Those serial numbers eventually led to the arrest of Bruno Richard Hauptmann, the only person ever charged with snatching Charlie Lindbergh from his crib, even though investigators found two sets of footprints and a two-piece homemade ladder at the crime scene. In his own reconstruction of the abduction, Zorn theorizes

that Hauptmann slipped through the front door of the Lindbergh home, crept up the stairs, tucked the curly haired baby into a burlap sack and handed it to John Knoll, teetering on the flimsy ladder while his younger brother, Walter, tried to steady it from below. Somehow, Knoll dropped the sack, perhaps killing little Charlie in the fall, before he and his brother fled with the child to their waiting car. The Knoll brothers were never linked to the crime, until now. Though Zorn’s conclusions have already generated considerable debate among the many who still follow the case eight decades later, he convincingly lays out the evidence. Photos of John Knoll closely resemble police sketches of Cemetery John. And Knoll has the same lumpy growth on his left thumb described by Dr. John F. Condon, witness in the case.

Nonfiction 1. “The Amateur. Edward Klein.” Regnery Publishing ($27.95). 2. “Obama’s America.” Dinesh D’Souza. Regnery Publishing ($27.95). 3. “Topgrading.” Bradford Smart. Portfolio ($29.95). 4. “Wild.” Cheryl Strayed. Knopf ($25.95). 5. “Wheat Belly.” William Davis. Rodale Press ($25.99). 6. “Killing Lincoln.” Bill O’Reilly. Henry Holt ($28). 7. “Solo: A Memoir of Hope.” Hope Solo. ($24.99). 8. “Dearie: ... Life of Julia Child.” Bob Spitz. Knopf ($29.95). 9. “Double Cross.” Ben Macintyre. Crown ($26). 10. “American Sniper.” Chris Kyle. ($26.99).



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THE NEW YORK TIMES CROSSWORD retary Paul and former Yankee Paul 91 Bad precept for U.S. foreign policy? 93 Spa item 97 L-P center 98 Non compos mentis 99 Not a happy ending on the yellow brick road? 105 Choice word 106 “Are you ___ out?” 107 Do a hula, e.g. 108 Swerve 110 Goes (for) 112 Nastily slander 116 Wrong 120 What a chair may hold 121 TV detective with his unbalanced suspect? 125 Solemn pieces 126 Like the Boston Tea Partiers 127 Whence the phrase “Beware of Greeks bearing gifts” 128 Opposite of dethrone 129 Big name in pasta 130 Curses out?

‘Oh, really?’ By Freddie Cheng Edited by Will Shortz Across 1 Polo need 7 Some ballroom dances 14 Go by again 20 Figures in TV’s “V” 21 Acid, e.g. 22 One-two wager 23 Ultranationalism? 25 Sunday best 26 Keep on hand 27 View from une chalet, maybe 28 Reforms? 29 Scream, so to speak 31 Gray shades 35 Mil. stat 36 Dame ___ Everage 39 “Thriller” Grammy sweep? 44 Appear that way 46 Zero 47 More than dislike 48 Speed at which the apocalypse is coming? 51 Having allegorical meanings 56 43-Down follower 57 Brought in 61 Gold-compound salt 62 Balkan native 64 Obsessive-compulsive soap purger? 66 Source of indigo 70 Kate who married a prince 73 Classic Jags 74 Big gambling loss in the Biggest Little City in the World? 77 Venetian strip 80 Louis Armstrong played one 81 More gung-ho 84 Excitement 89 Former Treasury sec-

Down 1 Some mil. brass 2 Settled down 3 Lead-in to type 4 Bikers’ woes 5 Japanese mushroom 6 J.F.K. search party? 7 Clandestine group 8 Link letters 9 Joint concern 10 Opposite of flat 11 Part of a bray 12 Santa ___ 13 Dump 14 Dump 15 Red-letter word 16 Article of apparel that’s not made where

you might think 17 Like CH3CO2H 18 Run 19 Asserts something 24 Plaster support 28 1980s New York Philharmonic maestro 30 Peter of “The Last Emperor” 32 Part of some e-mail addresses 33 Radar anomaly 34 Class action grp.? 36 Spanish 101 word 37 Many-layered 38 “Little” comics boy 40 Rear 41 J’adore perfumer 42 Perennial succulent 43 Religious figure 45 Sandbox frequenters 49 Manhattan Project physicist 50 Jazz vocalist Shaw 52 Antelope related to the gemsbok 53 Cram 54 “Am ___ only one?” 55 Mitt Romney and others, once 58 Pizzeria order 59 “The Lord of the Rings” tree creature 60 U.K. mil. decorations 63 Con 65 China’s Zhou ___ 66 With the bow, in music 67 Really bright 68 Memo intro 69 Blonde Anderson 71 Appropriate 72 Death Row Records co-founder, familiarly 75 Chap 76 “Finally!” 78 Like election laws, typically 79 Ugly one

82 Watson of the Harry Potter films 83 Musical with the song “Seasons of Love” 85 Sabotage 86 Dump, say 87 A long time 88 Big vein 90 Some Blu-ray players 92 Louis XIV, for one 94 Wreath source 95 Solution reaction 96 Miss’s partner 99 It might result in a meltdown 100 Tchaikovsky’s “Eugene ___” 101 Bag handlers 102 House of ___ 103 Broadway smash starting in ’87 104 Pizzeria need 109 Chart holder 111 Spark, so to speak 113 Consort of Zeus 114 Big oil exporter 115 Mini’s counterpart 117 Summer cooler 118 Record problem 119 Lays the groundwork for? 121 Half a laugh 122 New element in each of this puzzle’s theme answers 123 Geog. abbreviation 124 Tiny application








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Across 1 Fix the clock 6 “Ghosts” writer 11 Thigh bone 16 In-between state 21 Elicit a chuckle 22 -- Lee Jones 23 Love in a gondola 24 Ryan or Tatum 25 Dryden and Donne 26 Form of quartz 27 Steak-lover’s delight (hyph.) 28 Forest clearing 29 -- be an honor! 30 Cheap heat 32 Skiing mecca 34 Fable 36 Intense 38 Saddle strap 40 Winter quaff 42 Very small 43 Vertical 45 Ill-wisher 47 Removes wrinkles 49 Appalachian range 52 Districts 53 Life form 54 Tasty tuber 57 Hawk’s grippers 58 Miner’s stake 59 Tarnish 60 Nefertiti’s river 61 Like legal pads 62 Bore 63 Scold 64 Gas mains 65 Literary miscellany 66 Lavish meal 68 Idle and Clapton 69 Track competitors 70 Yellow jacket 72 Pro votes 73 Side 74 Best policy? 75 Musicians’ org. 77 Hairless comic-strip character

78 “If I Ran the Zoo” author 79 Hung on to 82 Day or Roberts 83 Food preserver 84 RPM meter 88 Epic by Virgil 89 Flax product 90 Domestic-science class (2 wds.) 92 Edible seed 93 Say without thinking 94 Prom rentals 95 Atomic no. 5 96 Rite place 98 Bireme movers 99 “Final answer?” asker 100 China neighbor 101 Familiar threat (2 wds.) 102 Grain crop 103 River transport 104 Speckled horses 105 Focused (2 wds.) 106 Customary practices 107 Pester 108 Invigorating 109 Informal speech 111 High standard 113 Powerful engine 115 Fleece 119 Pupil’s protector 121 Globe substitute 123 Lift 125 Baton Rouge sch. 126 Swiss city 127 Asian capital 129 Regular routine 131 Subatomic particles 133 -- circle or ear 134 Realtor, e.g. 135 Backspace on a PC 136 Slalom runs 137 Flat broke 138 Overbearing 139 Truck stop 140 Abrasive material

Down 1 Very quick 2 Wax theatrical 3 Napped leather 4 PST minus 3 5 Hardy’s dairymaid 6 Slanted type 7 “Key Largo” star 8 Nobody’s fool 9 911 staffer 10 “Da” opposite 11 Comprehends 12 Personify 13 Lowed 14 Coffee brewer 15 Fishing gear 16 Pulp business 17 Fjords 18 Should have said 19 No-goodnik 20 “-- Buttermilk Sky” 31 Curved moldings 33 First-stringers (hyph.) 35 Piano-key wood 37 Tea variety 39 Signal the coming of 41 Investment returns 44 Cheese coatings 46 Diamond or Armstrong 48 Vex 49 Malt-shop freebie 50 Hawaii’s -- Loa 51 Southwestern stewpots 52 Wanted-poster word 53 Skylark maker 54 “Egads!” 55 On the lookout 56 Topsy-turvy 58 Move furtively 59 Bright 60 Most congenial 62 Tree nymph 63 Rugged cliffs 64 Reviews harshly 67 Measured off

68 Hoops great -- Baylor 69 Itinerary 71 Scholarly articles 73 Blazes 74 Trojan War cause 76 Hiss 77 Regions 78 Mead’s island 79 Eva or Zsa Zsa 80 Pass along 81 Toughen up 82 It might be whistled 83 Chafed places 85 As is proper 86 Desist 87 Fast rodents 89 1931 Dracula portrayer 90 Nest-building insect 91 Sagan and Jung 94 Backpacker’s gear 95 Jungle crushers 97 Scallions’ kin 99 Cattle country 100 Sluggish marsupial 101 Melanges 103 007 in “Goldfinger” 104 Fact 105 Judge 106 Put on guard 107 Jackson Hole backdrop 108 Brown and simmer 109 Public spat 110 Ben, of “Bonanza” 112 “Great” dogs 114 Cosmopolitan 116 Similar 117 Emmy-winning Ed 118 Untidy 120 Whaler of fiction 122 Lose leaves 124 “En garde” weapon 126 Storage container 128 Way back when 130 Jackie’s second 132 Tenet

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New website connects bars with barflies By Alex Parker

A trio of local entrepreneurs is betting that Lawrence residents want a new way to connect with their favorite watering holes. A new website,, debuted this month, and it aims to make it easier for bar hoppers to find bar events and drink specials in the city. Kowen Moffer, 27, a former Kansas University student from Overland Park, teamed up with DeAndre Andersen, 24, a Haskell Indian Nations University student from Anchorage, Alaska, and Patrick Denton, 25, a KU student from Shawnee, to create the site.

The site, which is free for users and bars alike, lets people know about drink specials and events, and keeps a running tab of what venues are hopping. Users can rate and review bars. Bars that register on the site can keep updated drink specials, events and a Twitter-like feed of their latest news. So far, BarAllMeans has signed up four Lawrence bars: The Cave, It’s Brothers, the Jackpot Saloon and the Granada. It has also ventured into Lenexa, Olathe, Overland Park and Kansas City, Mo. The site tries to make events easier to manage than, say, Facebook’s offerings because it doesn’t require venues to take an

extra step to invite people. “The whole city gets to see it,” Moffer says. BarAllMeans is the latest entrant in a crop of recently established sites attempting to corner the nightlife market in Lawrence, including, a project headquartered at KU’s journalism school,, which is affiliated with Nightlife KC, and LawrenceNightOut. com. But the site isn’t Facebook or Foursquare, so you can’t see who’s at a certain bar. In fact, it purposefully shuns the socialnetworking aspect. “We’re not trying to be a social network at all. We’re trying to be an information platform,” Moffer says.

Is it OK to explore different religions when you move away to college? Searching for answers invaluable part of the soul The Rev. David Rivers, senior pastor, First Christian Church, 1000 Ky.: Exploration is an indispensable part of the soul as it searches for the answers to some of life’s greatest questions, like “Is there a God?,” “Why am I here?” and “Who am I?,” among many others. The greatest writings conveying the relationship between God and humanity are the result of deep soulsearching. Often, the age in which the deeper questions of the soul emerge happens at the same time that students leave the confines of home and are launched into a world that brings fresh challenges and opportunities. These come from every direction, and

many embark on the voyage of soulsearching for years to come. T h e c o n c e r n Rivers of many Christians, perhaps other faiths as well, is whether exposure to other religions is dangerous for one’s faith. Perhaps. It depends on one’s perspective of the “evils” out there and God’s power. On the one hand, I like how one theologian once said that God is actively “wooing” humanity to himself. If this is true, the exploration is in fact a journey toward the God who is wooing us back to himself. The end result is God.

Yet there are some who worry that exposure to other faiths may lead one away from their own. As a Christian, I must always remember that my tradition blossomed from Judaism. Jesus, a Jewish follower, invited humanity to come and follow him on a new way. This new way was the invitation of love — to love God with all that I am and to love my neighbor as well. Yet even in the time of Jesus, followers were entrenched in a culture with a multitude of religions. Therefore, they learned how to practice this new way that leads to life and, ultimately, God. So explore, question and find life! — Send email to David Rivers at

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Try to find a spiritual life that fits Judy Roitman, guiding teacher, Kansas Zen Center, 1423 N.Y.: This question is about what happens when you start living on your own. College has nothing to do with it. Permission from strangers writing in the paper has nothing to do with it either. So suppose you’ve just started living on your own. Does your spiritual life fit? If it does, why would you want to look elsewhere? If it doesn’t, then you can put up with it anyway, look around for something else, or leave religion entirely. These are your options at any time in your life. I used the word “fit” very carefully. A lot of people want a religion that makes them feel good.

But if you go deeply enough into any religion, you will find yourself challenged, f a c i n g things that Roitman are difficult to face. That’s one of the basic purposes of any religion. It’s not about whether you feel good — it’s whether the religion (or lack of it) helps you look at the hard stuff. If your religion fits, or if it doesn’t and you’ve started looking around at other religions or none, there’s nothing more to say. But suppose you’re just going through the religious motions. A lot of people do. If it doesn’t

bother you, no problem. But maybe you feel like you are drowning. Then you need to do something. It can be very difficult. Your friends may not understand. Your family may not understand. You may fear becoming a pariah. But it’s like gay people coming out. Some have it easy, some have it hard, but people who come out as gay very rarely regret it. Their life can feel whole. That’s what I would wish for everyone reading this: that you feel spiritually whole. And if you don’t right now, that you find something — whatever fits, from monastic life to atheism — that helps you do so. — Send email to Judy Roitman at

‘True Blood’ cookbook full of crimson delicacies NEW ORLEANS — “True Blood” fans can soon concoct their own blood-red beet bisque, crimson sweet tea and other Cajun delicacies inspired by the hit HBO vampire drama and compiled in a new cookbook. “True Blood” is filmed partly in Louisiana and is set in the fictional Louisiana town of Bon Temps. The state’s cuisine is often referenced in the series, where vampires and mortals mingle over bowls of okra gumbo, jambalaya, and red beans and rice. The cookbook, “True Blood: Eats, Drinks, and Bites from Bon Temps,” was compiled by Cajun

chef Marcelle Bienvenu and is being released in bookstores on Wednesday, shortly after tonight’s broadcast of the show’s fifth-season finale. “I’m going to be honest with you, I had never seen the show before they asked me to do this cookbook,” said Bienvenu, a chef from the Cajun town of St. Martinville, La., who lived in New Orleans for several years and now teaches culinary arts at Nicholls State University in Thibodaux, La. “I sat down and watched it with my notebook, and I was amazed how much food was mentioned in the series,” she said. “It was fun

making the recipes come to life. I think people are still mystified by south Louisiana food. There’s still such a mystique about the food and culture here.” In the cookbook, recipes are accompanied with pictures and excerpts from the series. For instance, a recipe for creamy crawfish dip is displayed among pictures from a scene in which Stackhouse drives to Shreveport, La., to see a werewolf but is instead greeted at the door by Debbie Pelt, a character who has twice tried to kill her. In the scene, Debbie offers Sookie a helping of crawfish dip.


ARTS NOTES Meeting on library art project set

Seven entries will be chosen and printed as trading cards, with the artwork Artists who want to on the front and a list of know more about the statistics about the book or Percent for Art commission author on the back. planned for the renovated The library will exhibit Lawrence Public Library can all submissions, and the attend an information sesArts Center will exhibit the sion Thursday at the library, seven winning artworks. 707 Vt. One trading card per day The session is designed will be made available at for artists considering both locations throughout responding to the city’s the week for the public to request for qualifications collect. to learn about the selection For more information on process, view examples banned books and to read of other public art instalthe full call for artists, visit lations, see architects’ renderings of the library renovation and hear about Science writer to the library’s vision for the discuss new book project. The meeting is scheduled science for 7 p.m. Thursday. For editor, New York Times more information, go online Magazine columnist and to Kansas University alumna Through its Percent for Maggie Koerth-Baker will Art ordinance, the city has be in Lawrence this week allocated $75,000 for the to sign copies of her book, search, design, materials, “Before the Lights Go Out.” fabrication, installation, Koerth-Baker’s reading artist fee and other project and signing is scheduled costs to create a public for 7 p.m. Thursday at The artwork for the renovated Raven Bookstore, 6 E. Sevlibrary. enth St. The library’s vision for “Before the Lights Go art says the piece should Out” aims to make the “serve as a showcase to confusing subject of inspire the public imagienergy accessible and to nation. This piece should provide perspective on stretch beyond a traditional a topic that tends to be interpretation of libraries ideology driven, according and speak broadly to our to an announcement from mission to build comthe Raven. It addresses munity, share stories and how our electricity infrainstill a love of learning and structure works and why creative pursuits.” it’s more complicated — and interesting — than Banned books art most people realize. The book features deadline extended storytelling, entertaining The Lawrence Public history about how our curLibrary has extended the rent infrastructure came deadline for its call for artto be and critical analysis ists to help mark Banned about solving the energy Books Week until Friday. problem. The library is teaming Koerth-Baker will talk with the Lawrence Arts about the weird, messy Center to celebrate the history of electricity and 30th anniversary of Banned the ways that writing online Books Week, scheduled to can help build a better be celebrated nationally book. In addition to writing Sept. 30 through Oct. 6. online for National GeoThe library is looking for graphic News and Scientific artists to create smallAmerican, her work has scale works of art on paper appeared in print magainspired by a banned or zines such as Discover and challenged book or author. Popular Science.

‘Threepenny Opera’ auditions this week The Lawrence Arts Center is seeking actors age 18 and older to audition for Brecht and Weill’s cabaretstyle musical “Threepenny Opera.” Director Ric Averill will be casting chorus and smaller supporting roles, and all actors and musicians selected will be paid. Auditions for the show will be at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Actors should bring a head shot and résumé, a 30-second dramatic monologue and 16 bars of a Broadway show tune, popular song or art song along with its music to the audition. Callbacks are scheduled for 7 p.m. Wednesday at the Arts Center.

Local musician to perform at Irish Fest Lawrence native and Celtic musician Ashley Davis will be among the performers at the 10th annual Kansas City Irish Fest this week. The festival is scheduled to take place Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Crown Center. Irish Fest is a celebration of Kansas City’s Irish roots and will inDavis clude seven music stages, a comedy stage, heritage displays and workshops, and shopping. Davis, whose third album “Songs of the Celtic Winter” came out last year, is scheduled to perform Sunday from 12:30 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. at the festival’s Miller Lite Stage and 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on the Park Stage. Fro more information or to buy tickets in advance, visit For an interview with Davis, check out http://bit. ly/Qb8G3A.


HOME&GARDEN Sunday, August 26, 2012 !


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LANDSCAPE DESIGNER LAUREL SEARS ARRANGES A CONTAINER for a client. Sears often changes the plants throughout the year so the color will change with the seasons.

Fall flowers brighten landscape


ow is the perfect time to spruce up a heatand drought-stressed landscape with fall-blooming and cool-weather-loving plants. Containers especially can benefit from having a few plants replaced, and the right selections will brighten the landscape through autumn and possibly early winter. Laurel Sears, landscape designer and colorscape specialist with Lawrence Landscape, says this is also a good time to change the tone of the landscape by mixing in fall color. “Pinks, purples, reds and yellows are great bright summertime colors, but I like to mix in bronzy burnt oranges and chocolately purples to reflect the changing leaves,” she tells me. She is planting a purple flowering kale in a white window box at the Liz and Gary Hamm residence in Lawrence as we speak. A bronze-purple coleus, chartreuse creeping jenny (Lysimachia), petunias and beggarticks (Bidens) will accent the kale, adding color and interest to the planter. “I’m really big on texture,” Sears adds. “Kale, chard, or-

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namental cabbage and red mustard are excellent in containers. They’ve got height and color and go into the cold temperatures well.” In another container, a large, blue, glazed ceramic pot, Sears is removing tired petunias and replacing them with red salvia, white begonias and another coleus. A corkscrew rush will stay in the pot, along with a chartreuse sweet potato vine that hangs over the pot, adding dimension. I quickly realized the main reason my own containers take so long to fill in — Sears is using more plants per container. “Don’t be afraid to pack

PANSIES ALONG WITH PLANTS THAT CREEP can add color and fill a container on a patio or alongside a home. them in,” she says. “That’s one of the great things about containers — these plants have pretty small root systems, and you’re planting for a single season. You’ll get a lot more effect that way.” Sears also recommends watering and fertilizing containers regularly. Drip irrigation is a great option for large pots, especially for travelers or in summers like the one we just experienced. Check with your irrigation provider

to determine whether a system is cost-effective. For fertilizer, a slow-release granular product works well and can be applied about every six weeks. Liquid fertilizers are also good for container plantings but are more difficult to apply. Pot size and color seem less important than what goes in the pots, but if purchasing a new container, make sure that it is large enough for the effect you want and that it has drain-

age holes. If the pot will hold a large plant, it should be substantial enough to anchor the plant even in strong winds. If the pot will drain somewhere that could leave an unsightly stain, use a saucer or cork mat to soak up the overflow. Sears (and Kansas State University specialists) recommends using a soilless potting mix for best results. There are several commercially available potting mixes that are formulated for optimum root growth and good air and water movement. Another tip from Sears for creating great containers is to follow the old advice of thriller, spiller, filler. The thriller is a taller plant with a lot of visual interest; the spiller is a plant that drapes or vines over the edge of the container; and the filler is the plants that are used to fill the space between the thriller and spiller. I am ready to do some planting! — 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


Before chairs were for everyone, footstools reigned By Terry Kovel

A cricket is an insect, but it also may be a footstool. The cricket footstool was usually no more than 12 inches high. It was used as a seat for very young children in school or as a foot rest. Larger stools, 12 inches to 18 inches high, were used for seating teenage children and adults. A few stools were used like steps to help short people get into bed, and some very tall stools were made for stand-up desks. Taverns often used stools as seats. Chairs were made only for kings and very important people until the early 1700s. Chair-makers made stools in popular chair styles. Upholstered stools were billed as chairs were: one charge for the frame, an added one for the upholstery. Fabrics were expen-

into the front of the base. The mark printed on the bottom is “Mark Hampton Co. Inc., 1328 Broadway, New York City, Copyrighted 1915-1910.” What is it worth? Charlie Chaplin was the most famous film star in HEYWOOD-WAKEFIELD CO. the world by the end of made this wicker stool at the World War I. His legacy end of the 1890s. It is 9 3/4 and star power carry on to inches by 14 1/2 inches by the present day. 11 1/2 inches. It matches Early 20th-century figuother wicker furniture the rines like yours are colcompany made. The stool lectible. A Mark Hampsold for $48 at a Gray’s ton Co. Charlie Chaplin Auctioneers sale in Cleveland. figurine in good condition with the original box resive before the end of the cently sold at auction for 1800s, so the frame usually $275. cost less than the fabric. Footstools are still popQ: I have a 27-inch-tall ular as pull-up seating, bronze sculpture stamped low tables and foot rests with the name Bouret. It and for small children. is of a young woman adThey have been made in justing the skirt layers of all styles and all sizes. her dress. My wife and I inherited the figure years I have an old 9-inch ago. Do you know the hisfigurine with “Chas tory of this sculpture? Chaplin” engraved A: Eutrope Bouret



(1833-1906) was a French sculptor. He made many bronze figures, including sculptures of Joan of Arc, classical maidens and Roman gods. Most of his work dates from the late 19th century. His sculptures are collectible, and one of his statues recently sold for $3,256 at auction. But price depends on size, subject and condition.

figurines by different artists. The company later created its own lines. Most pieces were marked with a simple paper sticker, although some have an impressed mark. Jaru changed hands in 1968 and stayed in business until the 1990s by diversifying and importing products. Collectors prefer pieces made before 1980. Your vases and ginger jar could sell for $20 to $75 each; Q: I have some Jaru ce- the figurine is worth about ramic accessories from $100. the 1970s: three vases, a covered ginger jar and Q: I have a Salvador Dali a stylized nude figurine. etching of El Cid. There They are all covered with is a certificate of authena brown glossy glaze. ticity glued to the back What value would you at- that states it is an original tach to these pieces? etching. The certificate is A: Jaru Art Products from the Collectors Guild was started in 1950 by Jack of New York City. I’m cuand Ruth Hirsh in Culver rious about the value. City, Calif. The name is a A: Salvador Dali was combination of the first a famous 20th-century two letters of their first Spanish surrealist painter. names (“Ja” and “ru”). Besides painting, he also Jaru sold artwares and experimented with sculp-

ture, film and photography. In the early 1960s, he was commissioned to make a print series titled “Five Spanish Immortals” and based on historic Spaniards. The five included El Cid. The original etchings were printed in a total edition of 180 on two types of paper, one in black ink and one in sepia ink. Each example of this edition was hand-signed by Dali in pencil on the lower right corner. Many were marketed by the Collectors Guild. In 1968, the Collectors Guild published a new edition of the “Immortals.” For this edition, Dali etched his name into the printing plate instead of hand-signing the prints. Thousands were printed. A rare hand-signed edition sold at auction in 2012 for $250. An etched-signature edition recently sold for $40.

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LIBRARY ASSISTANT University of Kansas Libraries invites applications for two Library Assistant, 3-year limited term, positions in the Annex Records Management unit of the Cataloging Department. Requirements: High School diploma or completion of GED equivalency; 1 year of experience in library work or administrative support work. Complete information regarding responsibilities, qualifications and application procedures can be found at, search for position: # 00007210 Applications accepted through Sept 3rd. EOE M/F/D/V

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FT position with Human Resources, Univ. of Kansas. Enters & audits for accuracy appointment actions for faculty, staff and students. Provides on-boarding services for new hires to ensure timely pay. Requires HS/GED; 3 years of related clerical, accounting or administrative support; and excellent customer service skills. Starts at $15.75. For more information and to apply go to and search for position #00000120. Apply by Sept. 4. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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School of Journalism and Mass Communications University of Kansas Applications are being accepted for a full-time position requiring three years of experience in supporting at executive level and excellent organizational, oral and written skills. Grant writing experience preferred. For a complete position description and to apply go to, search position number 00210118, and follow instructions. Review of applications begins 9/10/2012. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Half-time outreach assistant with KU Latin American Studies. The position works with faculty & K-16 educators to coordinate programs and educational materials in a variety of disciplines. Requires a bachelor’s degree in education or liberal arts field, experience meeting deadlines, and experience with standard office software. For more information and to apply go to and search for position 00061883. Review of applications begins 9/4/12. EOE M/F/D/V

CLASSIFIED ADVERTISING MANAGER The World Company is seeking an innovative and experienced Classified Advertising Manager to lead all aspects of a multimedia classified advertising department, including development and execution of rental, employment and miscellaneous classified advertising initiatives. The qualified candidate will have the ability to increase revenue by identifying segment opportunities, execute sales strategies in the assigned segments, identify growth opportunities, lead online vertical innovation with third party vendors, lead a traditional newspaper classified department to a successful online model and coach inside and outside sales rep activities to meet print and online goals. Ideal candidates will also have at least two years of successful mid-level sales management experience managing a call center and outside sales executives; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; the ability to forecast trends to increase top line revenue; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong sales and organizational skills; strong communication skills, negotiation and influencing skills, both written and oral; ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. Employment history should show a successful record of launching new initiatives that require limited additional resources while adding new revenues. Classified experience is preferred. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Brandon Woods at Alvamar is seeking an experienced Business Office Manager. The qualified candidate will have a minimum of associates degree in business or related field and 3 years experience in third party billing/ collections and 1 year of supervisory experience. Responsibilities include the supervision of accounting assistants for the performance of A/P, A/R, and payroll. Must have knowledge of healthcare regulatory and compliance requirements. Hands-on duties include Medicaid and Medicare billing, preparation of monthly financial statements, cash flow analysis, monthly reconciliations and related reports on a timely basis and according to established schedules. As a member of Brandon Woods at Alvamar’s senior leadership team, the BOM serves as a resource person for other department directors in budget preparation and analysis. Competitive salary and benefits. Minimum of Associates degree in business. Send resume and salary requirements to

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Learning Services Coordinator Kansas Athletics, Inc Coordinate and manage all specialized learning services and maintain communication with learning service providers for student-athletes. Coordinate and manage all tutoring for students identified with learning disabilities and for students who are learning English as a second language. Visit for a full job description, qualifications. Only the on-line application will be accepted. Position will close on September 4, 2012. EOE/AA If you or a loved one or someone you know was injured as a result of an alleged slippery substance inside a “UHaul” vehicle during 2009, please call 1-800-723-5030 immediately.

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We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals who are looking to grow in their career with a fast-paced company. Our ideal employee will be a self-starter with strong organizational skills & leadership qualities. Successful candidate will have a high school diploma or GED; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills helpful; good attention to detail; ability to lift up to 70 lbs. and stand for long periods of time; and frequently twist and bend. 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, pre-employment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE


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University of Kansas Student Health Services PRN Registered Nurse has an opening for a Registered Nurse on an as needed basis (PRN) in a setting which provides a combination of immediate & primary care in a stimulating academic environment. For a complete position description and to apply, go to, and search for position # 00064571. Application deadline 08/31/12. Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/D/V

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Endocrinologists St. Francis Health Center in Topeka, KS seeks two Endocrinologists for clinic based and hospital practice. Requires state of Kansas medical license. Competitive salary and benefits package. Please send resume to: Gwen Heller St. Francis Health Center 1700 SW 7th Street Topeka, KS 66606

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CLASSIFIED SALES REP The World Company is seeking a high energy, self-motivated, and professional sales representative. Classified Sales Rep will handle inbound and make outbound sales calls to sell commercial and private party advertisements and public notices in our Sunflower Classifieds print and online products which cover northeast Kansas. This position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. This is an inside sales position based in Lawrence working with employment, rental, real estate, automotive and other retail businesses in Lawrence, Kansas City, Topeka and surrounding communities, as well as, handling private party advertisements. The ideal candidate must be goal-oriented and comfortable making outbound calls; will have experience in selling print and online sales products, marketing and/or advertising; excellent verbal, written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced team environment. If you have a proven track record of sales success and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you! We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to EOE

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY REPORTER The Lawrence JournalWorld is hiring a reporter to cover Kansas University stories pertaining to higher education. This is a coveted opportunity to work with a first-rate journalism team covering one of the top schools in the nation. Reporter will cover a wide variety of stories centering on faculty, students and events encompassing the

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Maintenance Maintenance Technician: Local property management company seeking someone with good communication skills with the ability to work independently & as well as in a team setting. Exp. in HVAC, painting, general maintenance, plumbing & electrical a plus. Submit resumes via email to eddinghamplace@, by fax at 785.856.5861 or drop by the office or drop box at 1501 Eddingham Dr. NO CALLS PLEASE.

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1-3BR apts., duplexes, & homes near KU campus. Call TODAY to set up YOUR tour: 866-207-7480 2BR, 2412 Alabama, 2nd fl, roomy, CA, washer/dryer. plenty of parking, No pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR, 2406 Alabama, bldg 10, 1.5 baths, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, $570, no pets, 785-841-5797 2BR, 3052 W. 7th, 2 baths, has study, 2 car garage, C/A, W/D hookups, DW, $640, no pets, 785-841-5797 2BR, 951 Arkansas, 1 month free, 2 bath, C/A, laundry, dw, microwave, $750, no pets, 785-841-5797 2BR — 1315 E. 25th Terrace, for fall, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. No pets. $480/mo. 785-841-5797 2BR, in 4-plex, 858 Highland. $485/mo. Has DW. Quiet & clean. No pets. 1 block east of 9th & Iowa. 785-813-1344 2BR — 1030 Ohio, for fall, CA, DW. $500 per month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR - 415 W. 17th, CA, wood floors, laundry, off street parking. No pets. $550/mo. Water paid. 785-841-5797 2BR — 1214 Tennessee, for fall, in 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. No pets. $460/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR in 4-plex, excellent Location at 1104 Tennessee. Near downtown & KU. CA, no pets, $490. 785-842-4242 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 2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644

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1,2,3 BR W/D, Pool, Gym Canyon Court Apts 700 Comet Lane, Lawrence (785) 832-8805 Studios, 2400 Alabama, all elec., A/C, laundry, off st. pkg, $490, water & cable pd, no pets, 785-841-5797 Studios, 1712 W. 5th, all elec, laundry, A/C, off st. pkg, $410, water/cable pd, No pets, 785-841-5797

Duplexes 2BR, near West turnpike, eat-in kitchen, oak cabinets, W/D, Avail. now. No pets. $585/mo. 785-423-1565 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, countertop. W/D is included. $575/mo. 785-865-2505


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Now Leasing Adam Ave. Townhomes 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced in back yards. $995/mo. 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


Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe


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Roy Rogers VCR tapes, glass ware, baskets, books, framed pictures, ladies clothes size 8-12, ladies shoes size 6, dolls, mens and ladies western period clothing, massage table, assorted Christmas and fall decorations, too much more to mention.

Original Soap Box Derby Wheels (2) - in good condition. Red w/rubber wheels. Rubber is in great condition. $30 each/offer. 228-806-3789

Rice/veg cooker/steamer, like new, auto, works great asking $18, Please call 785-550-4142

Baby & Children Items “Little Tikes” Play Kitchen. Refrigerator, sink/stove piece (39”h) and chairdoors, buttons intact. Incl 3 (8x11) baskets of play food and dishes. $40. 785-766-4741.

Bicycles-Mopeds Bicycle: Girl’s 20” bicycle in Eudora. Like new, pink and black with hand brakes. $25, NEXT brand. 785-760-3715.

Cemetery Lots (1) Cemetery Lot, Lakeview B lot 73 space 1 in Memorial Park Cemetery Lawrence, Ks. $100. Call 785-856-0068 hours: 8am to 5pm

Clothing Men’s new Birkenstock Papillio shoes, size 43, teal green. $55 or best offer. 785-843-5396

Hummer 2008 H3, 4wd, GM certified, running boards, tow package, alloy wheels, leather heated seats, On Star, power equipment, stk#538992 only $19,977. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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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

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

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

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

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 Cadillac 2008 CTS AWD, luxury package, leather heated/cooled seats, ultra sunroof, remote start, Bose sound, On Star, stk#616681 only $25,884.00 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Cadillac 2007 STS, CTS grill, 34,000 miles, excellent condition,. $22,000. Please call 785-979-3808

4 House Garage Sale! Saturday 7 - 4 Sunday 10 to 3

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

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

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

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

Ford 2008 Mustang, alloy wheels, spoiler, power equip, V6, stk#142722 only $15,316. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Chevrolet 2011 Aveo LT, power equipment, sunroof, leather, fantastic gas mileage, GM certified, stk#19399 only $14,917 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Place your Garage Sale Ad Today! Go to: place/classifieds/ You have up to 45 lines in print! Click on “place an ad” under the blue garage sale box and follow the step by step process!

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2-122K, AT, Cruise, Moon, CD Changer, Lots of Records, 1-owner, Nice $7,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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


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

Chevrolet 2008 Impala LT, alloy wheels, power equipment, remote start, great gas mileage! Only $11,781.00 stk#159541 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

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

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

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2006 Acura RSX Type-S-103K, 6-speed, CD, AC, Cruise, Leather, Monnroof, Fun $12,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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

Ford 2009 Taurus Limited, leather heated memory seats, alloy wheels, ABS, CD changer, very nice! Stk#15708 only $17,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2349 Ohio St Quilt racks, antique mirror, china, large area rug, bedding, towels, pillows, computer desk, room divider, childrens clothing sizes infant-12 yrs, Ladies clothes 2-XL, Men’s clothing & ties L-XL, seasonal items, books, cook books, childrens books, audio books, DVDs, VHS movies, picture frames, dolls, toys, greeting cards, vases, lots of artificial flowers, jewelry, TV, shelving, candles, Baby Arms Reach Co. sleeper, Bumble ride stroller, vintage school desk and much, much more!

2004 Pontiac Grand Prix GT2-122K, AT, Cruise, Moon, CD Changer, Lots of Records, 1-owner, Nice $7,900.. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049


Four (4) all day general admission tickets to Schlitterbahn Waterpark in KC. $80 or best offer. (Value $148). Must use by 9/3/12. Call Kathleen 785-760-1726.



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Gumball Machine - Round TV-Video glass w/yellow cast iron base tabletop gumball ma- Tivo, new $45. Please Call chine. Measures 15” tall. Brad at 785-838-4772 for $60/offer. No coins neces- more information. sary. 228-806-3789

423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures

Chevrolet 2012 Traverse LT, AWD, room for 8, remote start, heated seat, power equipment, stk#10560A only $27,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200


Yamaha GC1 baby grand piano, new in 2005, 5ft. polished ebony, under warranty, excellent condition, recently inspected and tuned, $9000 firm. call 785-331-0421.

KU Football Season & single game pkg spots avail. 1.5 blocks from Stadium at private residence. Family friendly. For more information Call 785-550-4268


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2BR, 1 bath, CH, spacious bedrooms & LR, privately 3 Acre Lot, partly wooded, owned & managed. rural subdivision, mins. W. of Lawrence, on blacktop, $600/mo. 785-766-9139 $54,000. Call 785-841-0250

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes


2BR, 1 bath, country home, Bed frame: Queen size, 2 porches, 1 deck. SE of Chevrolet 2010 Camaro never used, $40, Lawrence. Quiet. 1 Small 2LT, GM certified, leather 785-830-8058 (Lawrence). pet ok. Call 785-838-9009 heated seats, remote Chair, upholstered in burstart, On Star, Boston 3BR Gem - S. of KU at 2213 gundy fabric, very compremium sound, Naismith Dr. 1.5 Bath, CA, fortable and great condistk#10451B only wood floors, garage, DW, tion. $85 cash. Please call $22888.00 W/D hook-up, bsmt. No 785-841-7723. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 Smoking. $850/mo. Avail. Sofa Loveseat, Forest now. Call 816-835-0190 green with white stripes, Chevrolet 1968 Camaro SS 3BR, 1 bath, farmhouse, 8 including a forest green Price $8,200. Get in touch mi W of Law., garage, slip cover. In great shape. with me at: CA/CH, stove, refrigerator, Delivery available. W/D hookups, new carpet Call/text 509-728-3660 for more information & paint. No indoor pets, Table and chairs - Round $750/ Chevrolet 1970 Chevelle SS oak table 45” plus one leaf. 785-887-6298/785-393-4740 LS5 454/360HP, asking Six dining chairs, two with RV $7000, AC, Automatic, low 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, close to arms, all black padded miles, contact me at campus, fenced yard, CA, seats. Great deal at $140. or 2001 Winnebago Rialta 22 DW, pets ok, $1000/mo. Please call 785-841-7723. QD. $24,900. TV, micro- 913-416-1424. Avail. now. 785-766-7589 wave, fridge, bath, dinette, 3BR - 1028 Lake Crest Household Misc. generator. Beds - one douNewer. 2½ bath, 2 car, DR, ble, one twin, 68,340 miles. FP. $1,050 /mo. Call Full size comforter set: in- Great for tailgating! 785-550-3427 cludes sheets, shams, bed 785-841-8481 skirt and table cover. De3BR, 1 bath, W/D hookup, lg signer quality, excellent MOTORHOME FOR SALE fenced yd, 1 car, Move-in cond. $50, 785-830-8058 BY OWNER incentives, Pets welcome. (Lawrence). $900/mo. 785-760-0595 2008 class B Luggage - 3 piece set, black Pleasure-Way Excel TS2 3BR, 2 story, 2 baths, 2 car w/wheels, good cond., $40, model. Completely Chevrolet 2008 Cobalt LT garage, 3624 W. 7th, has 785-830-8058 (Lawrence). sedan, 4cyl, great gas self-contained. One study, FP, unfinished bsmt, mileage, spoiler, power owner purchased new in C/A, dw, W/D hooks, 1 pet equipment, GM certified, Lawn, Garden & 2008 for $80,048. Fiber ok, $1250, 785-841-5797 stk#337913 only $11,222. glass wide body on Ford Nursery Dale Willey 785-843-5200 4BR, 2.5 bath available AuE350 super duty van gust at 1423 Monterey Hill chasis. Fully loaded and Dr. (Quail Run School area) Toro Rider Mower, 8HP, beautifully appointed. 25” cut, Excellent condi$1,500/mo. 785-218-7264 Must see to appreciate. tion. $450/offer. Eudora Length 20 ft. Less than 785-231-9316. 14,000 miles on the Apartments, Houses & odometer. Averages Weedwacker. Craftsman Duplexes. 785-842-7644 13MPG. Current NADA re17” Weedwacker. Gasoline tail value is $52,980. Askpowered, excellent cond., ing $48,000 but willing to 25cc. $45. 785-393-4440. Loft BR, 1226 Prairie, 1.5 negotiate. This RV is like bath, 2 story, CA, W/D new and perfect for two hookup, 1 pet ok. $630/mo. Medical people. Lein free title Call 785-841-5797 furnished at the compleEquipment tion of sale. I will be Chevrolet 2000 Corvette, targa roof, heads up dishappy to share the origiRoommates 3-Wheel Mobility Scooter play, manual, leather nal window sticker with Golden Champion. Nearly memory seats, alloy you that shows all of the 1BR in 3BR first floor apt. 3 New (used 3 times). 350 lb wheels, V8, low miles, features. If you are interblks E Bus. dist. $300 /split capacity. $950 (was $1500 sweet! Stk#15617A only ested call 785-865-9005. util. 1 mo. dep+rent. Seri- new) 785-832-8097 $21,500. ously students only. Male Dale Willey 785-843-5200 pref. Avail Aug. No pets. Miscellaneous 785-867-2403/913-709-7988


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)

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3 BR, 2 bath, 2 car, Newer, Netgear n600 wireless dual I-70, Deerfield School, cul and router. Easy setup. de sac. 3016 Winston. Works great, used for 6 $1150/mo. 785-843-3993 mos. $50/offer. 785-312-9215. 4 BR, 2 bath ranch, garage. Quiet cul-de-sac. Quick Windows computers. LiqK-10 access. 2018 Barker uidating several very nice Court. Walk to schools/KU Windows computers. No wifi, you will need internet $1400/mo. 913-626-7637 access. $65.00 785-331-3001

2008 Acura TL Nav-83K, AT, Heated Leather, Moonroof, CD Changer, Nav, Reverse Cam, 2-owner, Save $18,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2010 Audi A3 HB S Tronic 2.0T-73K, AT, CD, Bose, Heated Seats, Paddle Shifters, 1-owner, Steal at $19,900. View pictures at 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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

Hyundai 2011 Accent GLS, power equipment, steering wheel controls, great commuter car! Stk#19070 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

2009 Honda Accord EX-L-34K, AT, Leather, Moonroof, Heated Seats, CD Changer, 1-owner, Like New $18,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Need to Sell a Car? Place your ad at or email






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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 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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Chevrolet 2006 Silverado LT3, V8, crew cab, leather heated seats, sunroof, Bose sound, tow package, stk#185221 only $22,995.0 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 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

2005 Lexus ES 330-102K, AT, CD Changer, Moonroof, Heated/ Cooled Leather, 2-owner, Wow $13,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

2005 Toyota Corolla CE-136K, AT, AC, CD, Tinted Windows, Power Doors, 3-owner, Clean $8,500 . View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan 2003 Maxima SE. Super condition, last year of great body style. Moonroof, platinum color, leather, and CLEAN. 6 speed. Higher miles, runs 2003 TOYOTA Corolla LE super. See website for 182K Highway Miles, Silver, photos. Well Maintained, Tinted Rueschhoff Automobiles Windows, Cruise Control, New Tires, Photo is Availa2441 W. 6th St. ble Online, $4600. Price is 785-856-6100 24/7 Negotiable, Very Nice Car! Call 785-727-9389 Rueschhoff Automobiles 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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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


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

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

Premium selected automobiles Specializing in Imports 785-856-0280 “We can locate any vehicle you are looking for.”

2007 Toyota Highlander Limited -83K, AT, CD Changer, Heated Seats, Moonroof, 3rd Row, 1-owner, Save $17,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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

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

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 Need an apartment? Place your ad at or email

Trailers For Sale, 7’ X 16’ Flatbed Trailer w/tailgate and toolbox. $800/Offers. Please call 785-842-2294

Motorcycle-ATV 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

Jeep 2011 Wrangler Sahara Unlimited 4WD, one owner, running boards, premium alloy wheels, heated seats, power equipment, very sharp!! You have got to see this one! Stk#310461 only $32,845 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

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

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

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 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856--6100 24/7

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

Hyundai 2011 Elantra GLS save thousands over new! Great rates and payments are available! Stk#11530 only $15,9974. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2009 Mazda 3 i Sport -79K, 5-Speed, AC, CD, 1-owner, Save $9,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

2008 Mazda 6 i Sport VE-131K, AT, CD Changer, Cruise, Tinted Windows, 2-owner, Nice $8,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Toyota 1999 Avalon XL, White, 4 Door, 236K, $3,000 or best offer. Please call 785-625-6433/785-843-7157.

2011 Toyota Camry LE-28K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Keyless Entry, Remainder of Factory Warranty, 1-owner, Steal at $16,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Hyundai 2011 Sonata GLS fwd, V6, power equipment, steering wheels controls, great commuter car! Stk#16471 only $17,850 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Infiniti 2003 FX45 1-owner, well-maintained, 98,700 miles, AWD, leather, sunroof. Premium sound. $15,700.00. 785-550-0504.

2008 Mazda 6 iSport VE-131K, AT, CD Changer, Cruise, Tinted Windows, 2-owner, Nice $8,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

2007 Toyota Camry LE-96K, AT, CD, Cruise, Tinted Windows, Keyless Entry, 3-owner, Wow $11,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Jaguar 2007 S type AWD 3.0, very nice! Alloy wheels, leather, sunroof, discover luxury without the luxury price! Stk#19206A3 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

2004 Mazda 6s Very clean garage kept Mazda 6. Well maintained 140k miles V6- 3.0L DOHC with 5-speed automatic trans Front Wheel Drive w/Traction Control Sport Package 4-wheel ABS Keyless Entry AM/FM w/CD Alloy Wheels w/new tires $7400/offer Call 785-760-2185

2011 Toyota Camry LE-28K, AT, AC, CD, Cruise, Keyless Entry, Remainder of Factory Warranty, 1-owner, Steal at $16,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Toyota 2005 Camry LE. Two owner, NO accident car. Silver, Clean, 4 cyl automatic. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

Kia 2011 Forte EX FWD, 4cyl, automatic, great commuter car! Power equipment, cruise control, XM radio, steering wheel controls, stk#10246, only $14,878. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

2002 Volvo S80 2.9-133K, AT, Moonroof, CD, Heated Seats, Steal at $7,900. View pictures at 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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

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

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


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

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

Dodge 2009 Ram Diesel Big Horn 4wd, power equipment, crew cab, bed liner, running boards, low miles, ready to get any job done! Stk#503462 only $33,847. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

Dodge 2007 Ram 2500 Diesel, 4wd, one owner, crew cab, running boards, bed liner, power equipment, stk#104711 only $31,851. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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


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

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

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

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

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

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

Lincoln 2008 MKX AWD, leather heated & cooled seats, ultra sunroof, premium wheels, fantastic luxury! Stk#682081 only $23,715 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Days in print vary with package chosen.

Chevrolet 2006 HHR LT FWD, 4cyl, leather heated seats, cruise control, power equipment, remote start, alloy wheels, stk#194041 only $11,9448 Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

Ford 2005 Escape 4wd Limited, V6, sunroof, leather, alloy wheels, CD changer, stk#548411 only $12,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200

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

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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Let go of demand for family apology Dear Annie: My problem is my husband’s much younger 18-yearold sister. Because there’s such an age gap, “Lauren” has always been given whatever she wanted and told that everything she does is wonderful. My husband’s parents are only in their mid-50s, but say they’re “too old” to be raising a teenager and never discipline her. Unsurprisingly, Lauren didn’t get accepted into any of her preferred colleges. I have a teaching position at the local university, and my motherin-law asked whether I could pull some strings and get Lauren into my school. I honestly don’t feel that Lauren reaches the caliber of student my department requires. I told my mother-in-law as gently as I could that Lauren needs to stand on her own two feet and learn how to do things for herself. I offered to help her submit a college ap-

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plication and said I would take her to meet with the registrar, but that’s as far as I would go. My mother-in-law got very upset and asked me to leave. She then called my husband at work and told him what a mistake he made when he married me and how I’m ruining the family. This phone call was followed by one from his brother, who said if I don’t help Lauren, I’m no longer a member of their family. A few weeks later, we were invited to a family cookout, and they acted

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like nothing happened. I know I did the right thing, and I’m not giving in. My husband says to let it go, but I want an apology. Am I wrong in asking for one? — N.Y. Wife Dear N.Y.: You are not wrong, but asking for an apology is not going to improve family relations. Let it go. It does not benefit Lauren to have so little discipline and direction, and her parents are lazy and negligent in their parenting. Suggest to Lauren that she apply to community college. It will give her time to get her act together while providing a decent education and college experience. Dear Annie: My husband and I are both retired. We are comfortable, but by no means wealthy. Our daughter, divorced for several years, is marrying a successful businessman who drives a fancy car and owns two homes and a boat. Money is not


For Sunday, Aug. 26: This year you are grounded, yet you also are in touch with your creative side. As a result, you’ll find solutions easily. If you are single, Stories must have a beginlove often is on your mind. If you ning, a middle and an end. Arisare attached, the two of you act like totle wrote that some years ago, new lovers. and it’s been true ever since. While individual television epiThe Stars Show the Kind of Day sodes follow that philosophy, TV You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; shows — particularly successful 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult ones — tend to rattle on forever, Aries (March 21-April 19) or at least until they go into syn A responsibility requires dication. Whatever comes first. your attention, though it could be American broadcasters are parquite pleasant. Follow your instincts; ticularly guilty of this transgresthey probably are right-on. Tonight: sion. With some exceptions, BritPlan out tomorrow. ish series tend to end sooner, often Taurus (April 20-May 20) before their audiences tire of them.  Keep reaching out Compare Ricky Gervais’ version for someone who can be flaky of the “Office” — done after two at times. A partner also could be seasons and a Christmas special — feisty; let it go for now. Tonight: with NBC’s adaptation, which at Consider taking an “escape” weektimes seemed destined to endure end. until Jim and Pam entered a retireGemini (May 21-June 20) ment home. To our relief, NBC  Make a point to connect has finally with someone important in your life announced on a one-on-one level. Try to have a that the next discussion that you have been putseason, its ting off, yet be willing to hear and ninth, will be internalize the other side. Tonight: its last. With a favorite person. Not to give Cancer (June 21-July 22) too much away, but “Episodes”  You could be question(8:30 p.m. Sunday, Showtime) ing your options. You might want to ends its second season in a manmix together different friends and ner that makes the prospects of a loved ones from various walks of third pretty darn remote. That’s life. Tonight: Host a spontaneous what I call going out with a bang. get-together. For the uninitiated, “Episodes” Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) concerns two married British  Pace yourself, as you might television writers (Tamsin Greig have a lot to do. A roommate or and Stephen Mangan) who come family member clearly wants you to Hollywood to oversee the to help or pitch in. Tonight: Put your American adaptation of their feet up. genteel series, only to see it shoeVirgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) horned into a comeback vehicle for Matt LeBlanc (as himself) of “Friends” fame. LeBlanc is in fine form playing a rather crude version of Joey Tribbiani. ‘‘Episodes” offers a witty meditation on the differences between American and British TV and popular culture while showcasing the best and worst of both. If you haven’t yet seen this on Showtime, you owe it to yourself to catch up on DVD.


Former Washington Post Executive Editor Benjamin C. Bradlee is 91. Former Homeland Security Secretary Tom Ridge is 67. Jazz musician Branford Marsalis is 52. Actress-singer Shirley Manson (Garbage) is 46. Actress Melissa McCarthy is 42. Latin pop singer Thalia is 41. Actor Macaulay Culkin is 32.

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an issue for them. What do we give them as a wedding gift? We want it to be meaningful, but we can’t afford anything lavish. And it doesn’t help that they already have everything they need. Any suggestions? — Baffled Dear Baffled: Don’t think in terms of the price. Perhaps you have a cherished family photograph that you could put in an engraved frame. Meaningful gifts can include a bottle of champagne with two engraved glasses, a gift card to a spa, a romantic basket of chocolates or a “gift certificate” for a week of home-cooked meals. You could even write a letter Universal Crossword expressing how much your daughter means to Edited by Timothy E. Parker August 26, 2012 you and how happy you ingredient 18 “That sort of 52 Peruvian are that she has married ACROSS 45 Elementary thing” wool source 1 Shepherd’s such a wonderful man.

stick 6 Behave — Send questions to badly Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 11 ___ Luis, Brazil 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. 14 It’s in the eye of the beholder 15 Chess castles 16 Haw’s  Tap into your imagipartner nation, and know what you would 17 Stopped the like to happen. Keeping that in bleeding, in mind, try to think of different a way paths to your goals. Tonight: 20 Buyer, in Brainstorm away. legalese 21 Final figure Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) 22 The Santa  Stay close to home; most winds of today’s action takes place where 24 ___ Maryland you live. You also might need some seafood extra R and R. Tonight: Make it as specialties 27 Troubadour’s easy as possible. instrument Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Don’t stand on ceremo- 28 Catches some rays ny; make a call to a forlorn friend. 31 Big creature You will feel much better as a result. in a zoo 33 Animal kept Tonight: Catch up on emails. in the house Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Be aware of others’ bound- 34 Sports complexes aries, as well as your own. Honor 36 Regional them if you want to stay out of plants 38 Stepped up trouble. Tonight: Treat a friend or enforcement loved one to dinner. 42 ___ donna Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) 43 Church  You will do whatever ceremony you need to gain the support of one 45 Fond du ___, person or several people. For some, Wisc. a smile is enough. Tonight: It is your 48 “The Greatest” call. of boxing Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) 49 “Gritty” intro  Be willing to claim your 50 Fitzgerald of space, and try not to respond to a jazz

demanding person. You usually are there for him or her. Tonight: Not to be found. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Follow your friends, and you can’t go wrong. You might think you won’t enjoy what the activity is, but the camaraderie will be worth it. Tonight: Pursue your goals.

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Sunday’s other highlights

The New York Jets host the Carolina Panthers in preseason NFL action (7 p.m., NBC).

Emma throws her hat into the ring on “Once Upon a Time” (7 p.m., ABC).

“America’s Choice 2012: Countdown to the Republican National Convention” (7 p.m., CNN) sets the stage for those who just can’t wait.

Nate sets out to solve a lingering mystery on “Leverage” (8 p.m., TNT).

Cullen tries to keep a lid on chaos on “Hell on Wheels” (8 p.m., AMC).

Eric makes one last stab at rebellion on “True Blood” (8 p.m., HBO).

Walt takes charge on “Breaking Bad” (9 p.m., AMC).

Corcoran’s efforts to protect an exploited minor put him in harm’s way on “Copper” (9 p.m., BBC America).

A meeting with the owner (Jane Fonda) gets heated on “The Newsroom” (9 p.m., HBO).

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56 Stinging insect 57 Part of a pirate ship 59 Office building owner, often 62 Became more aggressively strict 67 “To a Mouse” or “To a Skylark” 68 Turkish rank of honor, once 69 Concerto instrument 70 Some work without one 71 Just right 72 Japan’s capital DOWN 1 Mineral spring site 2 Male sheep, in Britain 3 Concessions source 4 Shoot a movie, say 5 Acrobatic maneuver 6 Intense enthusiasm 7 Coconut oil source 8 Rocky hill 9 Luau music-maker 10 “Hey, you!” 11 “Quit yakkin’!” 12 Fill with fizz 13 Tasty egg dish

19 “Aero” or “para” finish 22 Counselors’ org. 23 Pusher’s chaser 25 Minus locks 26 Wildlife trail 29 Word with “sack” 30 Pelvic bones 32 Stu of old films 35 Mastery 36 Pharmaceutical overseer 37 ___-inflammatory 39 Running great Zatopek 40 Epidemic, e.g. 41 NBA legend Archibald or Thurmond 44 Drain-opener

particle 46 Refer indirectly (to) 47 Popular table wine 51 Raggedy ___ (doll) 53 Omega’s opposite 54 Gold or silver, e.g. 55 Fire proof? 58 De Gaulle’s one-time hat 60 Fall mo. 61 Youngstown’s state 63 Mom’s partner 64 Wear and tear 65 “___ luck?” 66 ___ close for comfort



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Obama: Romney holds ‘extreme’ views By Ben Feller Associated Press

WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama said Mitt Romney has locked himself into “extreme positions” on economic and social issues and would surely impose them if elected, trying to discredit his Republican rival at the biggest political moment of his life. In an interview with The Associated Press, Obama said Romney lacks serious ideas, refuses to “own up” to the responsibilities of what it takes to be president, and deals in factually dishonest arguments that could soon haunt him in face-to-face debates. Obama also offered a glimpse of how he would govern in a second term of divided government, insisting rosily that the forces of the election would help break Washington’s stalemate. He said he would be willing to make a range of compromises with Republicans, confident there are some who would rather make deals than remain part of “one of the least productive Congresses in

American history.” With the remarks, O b a m a set up a contrast between Romney, Obama whom he cast as an extremist pushing staunchly conservative policies, and himself, by saying he would work across party lines. It was a seeming play for the independent voters who decide close elections and tell pollsters they want to see the often-gridlocked politicians in Washington solve the nation’s problems. Mainly, Obama was intent on countering Romney even before his challenger got to the Republican National Convention. In doing so, the president depicted his opponent as having accumulated ideas far outside the mainstream with no room to turn back. “I can’t speak to Governor Romney’s motivations,” Obama said. “What I can say is that he has signed up for positions, extreme positions, that are very consistent with positions that a number of

House Republicans have taken. And whether he actually believes in those or not, I have no doubt that he would carry forward some of the things that he’s talked about.” Obama spoke to the AP on Thursday before heading off to a long weekend with his family at Camp David, the secluded presidential retreat in the Maryland mountains. The president was at ease but doggedly on script, steering even personal-themed questions about Romney and running mate Paul Ryan into answers about starkly different visions for helping the middle class. Romney, a successful former executive of a private equity firm and one-time Massachusetts governor, will introduce himself to a TV audience of millions this week when he takes the convention stage to accept his party’s presidential nomination. He has offered himself as a business-minded alternative to Obama and has seized on voter concerns about joblessness and the direction of the nation. Nearly 10 weeks before

Election Day, the race is remarkably stable and reflective of a sharply divided nation, with registered voters about evenly split on their choice and nearly a quarter of them unsure or still willing to change their mind. Across the interview, Obama’s messages often seemed directed at moderate and independent voters whose sway could make the difference. Obama’s depiction of a Romney presidency grew most pointed when he was asked if his Republican challenger has no core, as one of Obama’s top advisers once put it. The president suggested that whatever Romney really stands for in life is secondary to the promises Romney has made in the campaign. In explaining his accusation of “extreme” positions, the president cited Romney’s call for across-theboard tax cuts that Obama said would mostly help the rich at the expense of everyone else and cost the nation $5 trillion. Obama singled out Romney’s opposition to tax credits for producers of wind energy.

1st day of GOP convention scrapped By David Espo Associated Press

TAMPA, FLA. — Republican officials abruptly announced plans Saturday evening to scrap the first day of their national convention, bowing to a threat posed by Tropical Storm Isaac, churning toward Florida. “Our first priority is ensuring the safety of delegates, alternates, guests, members of the media attending the Republican National Convention, and citizens of the Tampa Bay area,” party chairman Reince Priebus said in an emailed announcement that followed private conversations involving presidential candidate Mitt Romney’s campaign, security officials and others. Priebus added that forecasters have predicted that convention-goers


ICE chief accused of sexual misconduct WASHINGTON — At least three employees at U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement have made serious complaints alleging inappropriate sexual behavior by a senior Obama administration political appointee and longtime aide to Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano, according to court records and a letter describing the claims submitted to a congressional oversight committee. The complaints are related to a sexual discrimination and retaliation lawsuit filed in May by a senior ICE agent. They accuse Suzanne Barr, the agency’s chief of staff, of sexually inappropriate behavior toward employees. Barr is on leave while the allegations are being investigated, a spokesman for the agency said. Repeated attempts for more than one week to reach Barr for comment by phone and email have been unsuccessful.

Refinery blast kills 26 in Venezuela CARACAS, VENEZUELA — A huge explosion rocked Venezuela’s biggest oil refinery and unleashed a ferocious fire on Saturday, killing at least 26 people and injuring more than 80 others in one of the deadliest disasters ever to hit the country’s key oil industry. Balls of fire rose over the Amuay refinery, among the largest in the world, in video posted on the Internet by people who were nearby at the time. Government officials pledged to restart the refinery within two days and said the country has plenty of fuel supplies on hand to meet its domestic needs as well as its export commitments.

“may encounter severe transportation difficulties due to sustained wind and rain” on Monday, the day the convention had been scheduled to open. The announcement said that while the convention would officially be gaveled into session on Monday as scheduled, the day’s events would be cancelled until Tuesday. That meant Romney’s formal nomination would be postponed by a day, from Monday to Tuesday, but the balance of the four days of political pageantry and speechmaking would go on as scheduled. The former Massachusetts governor campaigned in battleground Ohio during the day, pledging to help women entrepreneurs and innovators who are eager to create small businesses and the jobs that go with them. It was an econo-

my-themed countdown to the Republican National Convention taking shape in a city al- Romney ready bristling with security — and bracing for a possible hurricane. “Women in this country are more likely to start businesses than men. Women need our help,” said the Republican presidential challenger, eager to relegate recent controversy over abortion to the sidelines and make the nation’s slow economic recovery the dominant issue of his convention week. The former Massachusetts governor campaigned with running mate Paul Ryan in battleground Ohio as delegates

arrived in Florida by the planeload. Across town, technicians completed the conversion of a hockey arena along Tampa Bay into a red, white and bluethemed convention hall. The announcement made the GOP convention the party’s second in a row to be disrupted by weather. Four years ago, the delegates gathered in St. Paul, Minn., but Hurricane Gustav, slamming the Gulf Coast, led to a one-day postponement. Four years later, there was no immediate sign that Romney’s forces would do anything other than squeeze two nights’ of platform programming into one. Nor did it appear the postponement would cost them much, since the television networks had already announced they would not be carrying any of Monday’s events live.

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SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS’ GALAXY S III, right, and Apple’s iPhone 4S are displayed at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, on Friday.

Apple’s $1B patent verdict could corner market “

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SAN JOSE, CALIF. — It was the $1 billion question Saturday: What does Apple Inc.’s victory in an epic patent dispute over its fiercest rival mean for the U.S. smartphone industry? Analysts from Wall Street to Hong Kong debated whether a jury’s decision that Samsung Electronics Co. ripped off Apple technology would help Apple corner the U.S. smartphone market over Android rivals, or amount to one more step in a protracted legal battle over smartphone technology. Many analysts said the decision could spell danger for competitors who, like Samsung, use Google Inc.’s Android operating system to power their cellphones. “I am sure this is going to put a damper on Android’s growth,” New York-based Isi Group analyst Brian Marshall said, “It hurts the franchise.” The Silicon Valley jury found that some of Samsung’s products illegally copied features and designs exclusive to Apple’s iPhone and iPad. The verdict was narrowly tailored to only Samsung, which sold more than 22 million smartphones and tablets that Apple claimed used its technology, including the “bounce-back” feature when a user scrolls to an end image, and the ability to zoom text with a tap of a finger. But most other Apple competitors have used the Android system to produce similar technology, which

I am sure this is going to put a damper on Android’s growth. It hurts the franchise.” — New York-based Isi Group analyst Brian Marshall

could limit the features offered on all non-Apple phones, analysts said. Seo Won-seok, a Seoulbased analyst at Korea Investment, said that the popular zooming and bounce-back functions the jury said Samsung stole from Apple will be hard to replicate. The companies could opt to pay Apple licensing fees for access to the technology or develop smarter technology to create similar features that don’t violate the patent — at a cost likely to be passed onto consumers. Apple lawyers are planning to ask that the two dozen Samsung devices found to have infringed its patents be barred from the U.S. market. Most of those devices are “legacy” products with almost nonexistent new sales in the United States. Apple lawyers will also ask that the judge triple the damage award to $3 billion since the jury found Samsung “willfully” copied Apple’s patents. A loss to the Androidbased market would represent a big hit for Google as well. Google relies on Android devices to drive mobile traffic to its search engine, which in turn generates increased advertising revenue.

Florida prepares for NRC, Tropical Storm Isaac By Bill Barrow Associated Press

TAMPA, FLA. — The site of the National Republican Convention showed no signs of a coming deluge Saturday, even as the approaching Tropical Storm Isaac sent officials across the state into fullscale preparation mode. Streets were already shut down around the Tampa Bay Times Forum, where former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney will accept his party’s presidential nomination Thursday night. Law enforcement milled about downtown, and some protests already were under way. One group protesting homelessness and the housing crisis “took over” a foreclosed home by cleaning the yard and planned to help a homeless couple move in. Florida Gov. Rick Scott, a Republican, declared a

CONNIE RIVERO AND SON ANTHONY AMADOR fill plastic bags with sand at the Hollywood Public Works Department as they prepare for possible floods from Tropical Storm Isaac on Saturday in Hollywood, Fla. Isaac was expected to pass over the Florida Keys as a hurricane late today or early Monday. state of emergency and canceled his plans to attend convention events today and Monday. A hurricane warning had been issued for the Florida Keys, and officials

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warned tourists to leave. Forecast models show Isaac likely won’t hit Tampa head-on, but it could lash the city with rain and strong winds just as the convention ramps up.

“I told some of my Democratic friends, ‘We are the storm, baby, we are the thunder,’” said Steve Linder, whose business is planning all events for the Michigan delega-

tion. Linder added, smiling, “and it ain’t gonna stop until November.” Scott said during a media briefing that delegates were being told how to stay safe during a storm, and officials were ready for storm surge, bridge closures and other problems that could arise during the convention. He also said he was in close communication with local, state and federal agencies, as well as convention officials. “We are a hospitality state. We know how to take care of people and we want to ensure their safety,” the governor said. Isaac was blamed for at least three deaths after dousing flood-prone Haiti and was expected to scrape eastern Cuba on Saturday. It was forecast to hit the Keys late today or early Monday, and it then could bring stormy conditions to Florida’s west coast before moving to the Panhandle.

Airline crews to passengers: You can’t wear that By David Koenig Associated Press

DALLAS — Airlines give many reasons for refusing to let you board, but none stir as much debate as this: how you’re dressed. A woman flying from Las Vegas on Southwest this spring says she was confronted by an airline employee for showing too much cleavage. In another recent case, an American Airlines pilot lectured a passenger because her Tshirt bore a four-letter expletive. She was allowed to keep flying after draping a

shawl over the shirt. Both women told their stories to sympathetic bloggers, and the debate over what you can wear in the air went viral. It’s not always clear what’s appropriate. Airlines don’t publish dress codes. There are no rules that spell out the highest hemline or the lowest neckline allowed. That can leave passengers guessing how far to push fashion boundaries. Every once in a while the airline says: Not that far. “It’s like any service business. If you run a family restaurant and somebody

is swearing, you kindly ask them to leave,” said Kenneth Quinn, an aviation lawyer and former chief counsel at the U.S. Federal Aviation Administration. The American Airlines passenger, who declined to be interviewed by The Associated Press, works for an abortion provider. Supporters suggested that she was singled out because her T-shirt had a pro-choice slogan. A spokesman for American said the passenger was asked to cover up “because of the F-word on the Tshirt.” He says that the air-

line isn’t taking sides in the abortion debate. Last week, Arijit Guha, a graduate student at Arizona State University, was barred from a Delta flight in Buffalo, N.Y., because of a T-shirt that mocked federal security agents and included the words, “Terrists gonna kill us all.” He says the misspelled shirt was satirical and he wore it to protest what he considers racial profiling. “I thought it was a very American idea to speak up and dissent when you think people’s rights are being violated,” Guha said.

The pilot thought it scared other passengers. American and Delta are within their rights to make the passengers change shirts even if messages are political, said Joe Larsen, a First Amendment lawyer from Houston who has defended many media companies. The First Amendment prohibits government from limiting a person’s freespeech rights, but it doesn’t apply to rules set by private companies, Larsen said. He notes that government security screeners didn’t challenge Guha; private Delta employees did.


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