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INSIDE Reptile expert Joe Collins dies Joe Collins, a renowned expert on reptiles and amphibians, died Saturday in Florida after suffering a heart attack. He was 72. Page 4A

Supporters say arts scene can draw tourists, business

The owner of MagnaGro Corp. has denied a Eudora woman’s claims in a lawsuit over a 2010 industrial accident at the business. Page 3A

GOP candidates gang up on Romney Under heavy debate pressure from his rivals, Republican presidential frontrunner Mitt Romney defended his record as a venture capitalist, insisted he bears no responsibility for attack ads aired by his allies and grudgingly said in campaign debate Monday night he might release his income tax returns this spring. Page 6A

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This has been quite a faith-testing year. We have seen the greatest attack on voting rights since segregation.” — Benjamin Todd Jealous, president of the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People, on state voter ID laws. The NAACP argues that such laws make it harder for many minorities to participate in elections. Page 7A

COMING WEDNESDAY The City Commission will be deciding a weighty topic: Can pot-bellied pigs be kept as pets in Lawrence?

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY FRESHMEN Therese Castrogiovanni, Chicago, left, Angela Gargaro, Chicago, and Emily Phillbin, Omaha, go wild in the student section as the Jayhawks widen their lead against Baylor during the second half on Monday at Allen Fieldhouse. The Jayhawks gave the Baylor Bears their first loss of the season on Monday, and now KU is the only team in the Big 12 that has not lost a conference game. See more in Sports, page 1B.

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TOPEKA (AP) — Some Kansas liquor store owners are hoping the Legislature makes it legal for them to hold tastings in which customers can sample certain products before buying them. A measure introduced in the state Senate by several liquor marketing associations is the result of a controversy that emerged after retailers started arranging tastings near their liquor stores. The Topeka CapitalJournal reported that because state law blocked consumption of alcoholic beverages inside stores, proprietors staged events

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The issue of big boarding houses and the future of the Oread neighborhood will return to Lawrence City Hall tonight. City commissioners at their weekly meeting will consider revising regulations that several homeowners in Oread say would allow too many boarding houses to be built in the neighborhood. A boarding house is a type of structure that is exempt from the requirement that no more than four unrelated people can live in a

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Final Fridays may just be the beginning. Organizers of the year-anda-half-old monthly arts event in downtown Lawrence are now envisioning a new full-time city position that would promote the arts and work to bring “creative industries” to The results the city. “The rehave been sults have more positive been more than even positive than we expected. even we expected,” said Our recomEric Kirkenmendations dall, an orgagoing forward nizer of the Final Fridays really are event, and a focused on co-author of the city con- a study that attempts to sidering the cultural arts quantify the economic and creativimpact of the ity as a major event. “Our recommenpart of their dations goeconomic ing forward development really are focused on the strategy.” city consid— Eric Kirkendall, an ering the cultural arts and organizer of the Final creativity as Fridays event a major part of their economic development strategy.” The study included results from a survey that attempted to quantify the economic impacts from November’s Final Fridays event, which featured various gallery shows and performances. Among the findings were:

A team of volunteers counted about 2,700 visitors who attended various art venues as part of the Final Fridays event.

A random survey of 191 people found that visitors planned to spend about $31 per person as part of the event, with the bulk of the spending on souvenirs/gifts and meals and refreshments.

Using the survey results, the study estimates that the November event generated about $80,000 in spending for the community.

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The prospects are very good, but being a liquor bill, I’m cautiously optimistic.” — Lobbyist R.E. “Tuck” Duncan nearby. That stopped after representatives of the Kansas Department of Revenue issued a policy memorandum in August declaring that the agency’s interpretation of state law prohibited samplings, whether free or not, “in, on, or about the licensed premises.” The Senate measure would allow retailers to

host in-store tastings for people interested in trying unfamiliar beers, wines or distilled spirits. “We’ve talked about it,” said Shawn McKeever, a liquor store clerk at Fleming Place Wine and Spirits in Topeka. “We sell a lot of craft beer.” Regulators concluded no tastings would be authorized for party or smoke shops, parking lots, sidewalks or alleys adjacent to liquor store property. R.E. “Tuck” Duncan, a Statehouse lobbyist working with organizations seeking to get the bill passed, said the intent was to es-

tablish in state law the opportunity for liquor stores to host tastings similar to those well known to wine country enthusiasts. A Senate hearing on the bill is likely in a few weeks, and Duncan said the measure hasn’t sparked an outpouring of criticism. “The prospects are very good, but being a liquor bill, I’m cautiously optimistic,” Duncan said. Individual portions for tastings would be limited to one-half ounce for distilled spirits, one ounce for wine and two ounces for beer or Please see LIQUOR, page 5A

multifamily zoned property. Instead, the number of people who can live in CITY COMMISSION a boarding house is governed, in part, by the amount of off-street parking each house can provide. Previously, the parking standard was .75 parking space per one bedroom. But the new regulations allow boarding houses to use a calculation of .5 parking space per bedroom. But in order to qualify for the

reduced parking rate, the house must be at least 3,500 square feet in size. City planning staff members have said unfinished basements and attics should be counted in figuring the total square footage of a house, with the idea that those spaces could be made livable at some point. But research by the city has now confirmed that 89 homes, or about 20 percent of all homes in the Oread neighborhood, would be eligible for the reduced parking standards. Several Oread residents have said such a large increase in the number of

boarding houses would worsen parking and other congestion problems in the neighborhood. Some landlords, though, have said the city does need to encourage the conversion of large homes into boarding houses as a way of preserving the structures. If the large homes can’t be used as boarding houses, some landlords have argued, the old houses will be more likely to be torn down. Commissioners meet at 6:35 p.m. today at City Hall. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

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A school consolidation advisory group picked what members believe are the five best scenarios for closing two to three elementary schools in Lawrence over the next couple of years. After spending nearly three hours Monday night debating the pros and cons of the proposals, the Central and East Lawrence Elementary School Consolidation Working Group selected the options they wanted to send to consultants RSP & Asso-

ciates Inc. for further study. A group of about 30 members has been working since early September to come up with a plan that would reduce a list of six elementary schools — Cordley, Hillcrest, Kennedy, New York, Pinckney and Sunset Hill — down to either three or four within two years, as directed by the school board. The most comprehensive proposal being sent to RSP & Associates is a multi-layered approach that involves consolidating Kennedy and New York at a site on 15th Street and Haskell Avenue, close

to the former East Heights School site, or at Kennedy. Hillcrest and Sunset Hill would also be consolidated at an expanded Sunset Hill site. And, Pinckney would be expanded and Prairie Park would take more students who speak English as a second language. The group also offered a scaled-down version of that proposal, which would simply combine Kennedy and New York at the 15th Street and Haskell Avenue site and bring Hillcrest students to Sunset Hill. Another option would be

to combine Hillcrest and Pinckney, which would require shutting down one of those schools and keeping the other one open. And, the final two proposals would combine Cordley and New York, either by expanding and upgrading the Cordley site or by expanding the New York site. With those proposals, the group wants the consultants to consider among other things class size, enrollment numbers in five years, how many of the students would be within a mile or half a mile walking distance, the

socio-economic mix of the students, how many students would be displaced, the effect on students who speak English as a second language and the change on traffic patterns. The group also ruled out some proposals. For example, they decided that children shouldn’t have to travel over the Kansas River to attend Woodlawn. They also took several proposals off the table. They were:

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DEATHS BILL MONDI Funeral services for Bill Mondi, 61, Lawrence, KS, will be at 11 a.m. Friday, January 20, 2012, at the Mustard Seed Church in Lawrence, KS. Burial will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. He died early Sunday, January 15, 2012 at the StormontVail Regional Health Center in Topeka, KS. Bill was born on January 18, 1950 in Charleroi, PA, the son of Basil W. & Anna Mae Rendos Mondi. He grew up in Monessen, PA, and moved to Lawrence in 1983. At the time of his death, he was the Lead Fiscal Analyst for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment in Topeka, KS. He was a graduate with a B.S. in Industrial Education from California State College in California, PA. Bill was a fly fishing enthusiast and was a member of the Free State Fly Fishers. He had also coached for many years in the Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association (DCABA) and Youth Sports, Inc. (YSI) Programs in Lawrence. He was married to Becky Houk on May 20, 1972, in

Monessen, PA. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two sons, Michael Mondi (wife, Kelly) Mondi, of Lawrence, KS, Marc Mondi, of Des Moines, IA; two brothers, Tony (wife, Cindy) Mondi, of Greensburg, PA, John (wife, Janelle) Mondi, of Saegertown, PA; and grandchildren: Caleb, Cole, Chase, and Ava Grace. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorials in his name to the City of Lawrence Youth Sports, or Lawrence Youth Football or Heartland Community Health Center-Food Pantry, and may be sent in care of the Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. The family will greet friends from 6-8 p.m. Thursday at the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

BETTY JEAN TAUL Betty Jean Taul, age 85, of Baldwin City, died January 12, 2012, at Baldwin Healthcare and Rehab Center, Baldwin City. She was born September 1, 1926, in Westhope, North Dakota, the daughter of Everett Allan Kinyon and Nellie Agnes (Gilmore) Kinyon. She moved to Eudora with her family at the age of three, Topeka at age five, and Baldwin City at the age of ten, living there all the rest of her life. She attended and graduated grade school and high school in Baldwin City, graduating from Baldwin High School with the class of 1944. Betty worked for Hallmark Cards and at Raney Plaza Drug, both of Lawrence, for several years. She then became the receptionist at Stephen Christy O.D. clinic and worked there until her retirement, to help raise her grandson, Tanner. She was a member of Worden United Methodist Church, Mother’s Club, Hestia Study Club, P.T.A., all of Baldwin City, as well as a member of the U.S.D. 348 School Board, Baldwin City, for over ten years. On August 12, 1945, Betty was united in marriage with C.T. Taul at First United Methodist Church in Baldwin City. They shared over sixty-six years of marriage together, all of those years on the same farm near the Baldwin Junction. She is survived by her husband; C.T. Taul of the home; two sons, Tommy Taul and his companion, Sherrie Taylor, of Manhattan, Bobby

Taul and his wife, Terry, of Topeka; five grandchildren, Kelly Taul, Wylie Taul, Baylee Taul Teagarden, Taul Kaylee Taul, Tanner Taul; two great-grandchildren, Kayden Taul, Wes Teagarden; three sisters, Jo Lynn Ginter of Topeka, Donna Roberts of Topeka, Mary Auldridge of Amarillo, Texas; and a brother, Gary Hunter of Topeka. Betty is preceded in death by her parents; three sisters, Jackie Hunter, Helen Beam and Doty; and two brothers, Sonny Larson, Raymond Larson. Funeral Services will be held 10:00 a.m., Thursday, January 19, 2012, at Worden United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial will follow at Worden Cemetery. Mrs. Taul will lie in state at the Worden United Methodist Church from 4 p.m. Wednesday until the visitation. The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 Wednesday evening at the Worden United Methodist Church. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Worden United Methodist Church, c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 712 Ninth Street, P.O. Box 64, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

KAREN ANN CADUE Karen Ann “Kum-SahQuah” Cadue, 66, of Lawrence, Kansas, passed away Monday, January 16, 2012 at her home in Lawrence, Kansas. She was born on January 3, 1946 in Horton, Kansas the daughter of LeRoy and Julia Mjissepe Masqua. After Karen graduated from high school she went on to continue her education at Haskell Institute, earning a two-year executive secretarial degree and then earning her Bachelor of Science in Education degree in language arts with a minor in journalism from the University of Kansas in 1986. Karen worked from 1991 to 1994 for Kansas Governor Joan Finney as a Constituent Service Representative. She then went to work for Vangent Incorporated as a DA/ DE operator in Lawrence, Kansas. Karen was a member of the Kickapoo Tribe in Kansas, Native American Church and Drum Religion. She also served on the Gaming Revenue Ordinance Committee and was an avid KU basketball fan. In February of 1969 she married Steve Cadue in Topeka, Kansas. Survivors include her husband, Steve Cadue of the home, Law-

rence, Kansas; three daughters, Michelle Cadue, Cheryl Cadue Middleton and Carole (Dennis) Cadue-Blackwood, all of Lawrence, Kansas; son, Michael Cadue of Lawrence, Kansas; brother, Calvin Masqua of Lawrence, Kansas; two sisters, Jeanette Little Sun of Lawrence, Kansas and Bernadette Thomas of Broken Bow, Oklahoma; six grandchildren, Kara (Chris) Deiter, Owen Blackwood, Isabelle Blackwood, Georgia Blackwood, Everett Middleton and Karen Middleton; one great-granddaughter, Gabrielle Deiter; adopted sister, Lucy Wabaunsee of Anadarko, Oklahoma; and an adopted brother Mann John Falcon of Black River, Wisconsin. She was preceded in death by her parents and eight siblings. A Native American Church wake service will be held at 5:00 P.M on Tuesday, January 17, 2012 at Wayne Jessepe’s home on the Kickapoo Reservation. Burial will be on Wednesday morning at the She-Wa-Ka-Ah Jessepe Cemetery. A special message may be sent to the family at www.dishon-maple-chaney. com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

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JAMES D. CARROLL James D. Carroll (J.C.), formerly of Brookfield, Conn., passed away peacefully at his home in Baldwin City, Kan., surrounded by his loving wife, Louanne, sons, Kevin and Barry, and family

on January 14, 2012 after a long illness. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts. com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

ELBERT (EC) LEAK Elbert (EC) Leak died Fri. Jan. 13 in N. Ft Myers, FL. He was born in Eastern OK. on May 1, 1933 and attended schools in Okmulgee, OK State, and KU. He served in the US Army in Korea and he was employed by Farmland Industries for 38 years as a Chemical Engineer and as an Area Supervisor. Following retirement he did consulting in the fertilizer industry worldwide in the countries of Argentina, India, Pakistan and Bulgaria, and for many years was an active member of The International Nitrogen Pollution Study Group. He was also a life member of the Lawrence American Legion, the Ottawa Elks Lodge, the Eagles and TPA. He is survived by Nancy Leak of the home, whom he married Oct. 27, 1974, and children: Michael Leak,

Grand Junction, CO, Lisa Denise Leak, Enfield, CT, Kim Bolt and Linda Ison, Cape Coral, FL, Mark Messany, Muskegon, MI, Karen Messany, Overland Park, KS; 12 grandchildren; 12 greatgrandchildren; and 3 sisters. He was preceded in death by his parents and a brother. Memorial services are pending and will be announced in the spring. Memorials may be made to Disabled American Veterans of the Topeka VA Hospital, the American Legion, LMH Endowment Association, or the First Presbyterian Church Parish Nurses in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, 601 Indiana, Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost. com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

GERALDINE F. HADJUKOVICH Geraldine F. Hadjukovich, 86, Lawrence, KS, passed away Jan. 12, 2012. She was born Jan. 8, 1926 to farmers in Seneca, Missouri, Fred and Gertrude (Nutting) Farrier. She attended high school in Lawrence at Liberty Memorial High School and baby-sat for an income. She also participated in 4-H. She said she married too young at age 18. Her husband, Robert Nightingale, served in the Army in WWI and was wounded, requiring considerable care upon his return. She and her husband lived in Little Rock, AR. She lost her only pregnancy at three months due to being hit by a car which never even stopped. After 17 years they were divorced and Geraldine went to work as a supervisor in the Hercules Plant. It was there she met Leon Gordon who became a close companion. He was killed in WWII and sent her his medal. She was also employed at Ferrell’s Gift Shop, J.C.Penney, and Weaver’s Department Store. She married Emil Hadjukovich in the late 1960s. They resided in Kansas City, Missouri. He preceded her in death. Twenty-two years ago she

met “Bud” and they resided on a farm in Tecumseh, Kansas, which they both loved. Bud preceded her Hadjukovich in death on June 18, 2010. During their 22 years together they traveled to various states fishing and hunting. They loved to dance. She was a good seamstress, crocheted, and made a delicious assortment of candies at Christmas. She was an avid gardener and canned the produce from her garden. She is survived by her twin sister, Nadine Hadl, Pleasant Hill, MO; one brother, Fred Farrier, McPherson, KS; and a host of in-laws, nieces, nephews, and friends. She was preceded by two brothers, Donald and Ruben Farrier, two sisters, Maxine and Dorothy, and a halfsister, Violet. Private burial will be at Topeka Cemetery. Dove Cremation & Funeral Service is handling the arrangements. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

WILLIAM R. ‘BILL’ OSBURN Services for William R. “Bill” Osburn, 77, Lecompton, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will be in Clinton Cemetery. Mr. Osburn died Sunday, January 15, 2012 at Stormont Vail Regional Medical Center in Topeka. He was born December 20, 1934 in Homer, Louisiana, the son of Herbert E. and Emma Ethel Vasser Osburn. He grew up in Parsons, KS, and went to school there. After high school he went into the Army. He retired from Lawrence Paper Company in 1998 after 20 years’ service as a machine operator. Mr. Osburn attended Fellowship Baptist Church, and was a lifetime member of the VFW and past president. He enjoyed spending time with his family, fishing, playing chess, reading, and watching KU, the Kansas City Chiefs, and the Kansas City Royals. He married Judith M. Mathis, January 28, 1961 in Parsons. She survives of the home. Other survivors include four sons, William E. Osburn and wife Nikola, Pleasant Hill, IA, Robert F. Osburn, Lawrence, KS, Charles L. Osburn, Lecompton, KS, and

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Jonathan G. Osburn, Lawrence, KS; a brother, Ralph G. Osburn, Lawrence, KS; six grandOsburn children, Milissa Barnes, Jonathan Osburn, Kirsten Heffner, Amanda Osburn, Renae Schmid, and Ryan Osburn; two greatgrandchildren, Alexis Barnes and Peyton Barnes; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; a son, Aaron D. Osburn; three brothers, Edward Osburn, Richard Osburn, and James Osburn; as well as a sister, Margaret Dickens. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. Thursday. The family suggests memorials to Fellowship Baptist Church, sent in care of the funeral home. Online condolences may be sent at www.rumsey-yost. com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

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ARLAN MYERS THOMPSON Arlan Myers Thompson, 85, of Meriden, died Tuesday, January 10, 2012 at Midland Hospice House, Topeka. Memorial services will be 10:30 Wednesday, January 18, 2012 at the Rock Creek Bible Church, in Meriden, KS. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

MARJORIE DERUSSEAU Marjorie Derusseau, 95, formerly of Concordia, passed away January 14, 2012. She was preceded in death by Ronell Derusseau, her husband of 51 years. She is survived by her son Ron Derusseau, wife Michelle, Lawrence, 4 grandchildren and 5 great-grandchildren. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

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how they believed the event affected their sales. Of the 24 businesses that responded to a Downtown Lawrence Inc. survey, seven reported that Final Fridays resulted in an increase in sales. The majority of businesses, however, said they did not think the event affected their sales. In addition, seven art galleries reported art sales of just more than $6,000 at the November event. Kirkendall said arts supporters likely will lobby the City Commission this summer for funding to create a new city arts position. Kirkendall said he doesn’t yet have an estimate on how much the city would need to invest in the position. But he said the idea has been used in other comparable cities. He said Fort Collins, Colo., Bloomington, Ind., and Chapel Hill, N.C., all have city positions devoted to arts or cultural development. Kirkendall said any position in Lawrence should go beyond just organizing and promoting arts events. He said a new position also would market Lawrence to businesses that rely on creativity. He said such businesses could include firms in the sciences, architecture, advertising, engineering and other similar fields. “I think the key to success in the future is for Lawrence to become part of a creative hub,” Kirkendall said. “We think a fairly modest investment could pay huge dividends in the long run.” City funding for any new position likely will be tight in the 2013 budget, but City Commissioner Hugh Carter said he wants to study the idea further. He said a more detailed plan about how a new position could “leverage the city’s arts culture” is needed before he could commit to a new City Hall post. But Carter said he agrees with the idea that the arts and “creative industries” can be a larger part of the city’s economic development efforts. “We have some real resources here, and I can definitely see how some coordination of efforts could be a big part of being successful,” Carter said. Kirkendall said the Lawrence Cultural Arts Commission likely will request a study session with the City Commission later this year. In the meantime, Final Friday organizers will explore ways to better market the event and create some events on Saturdays in order to give out-of-town art aficionados more of an incentive to stay overnight in the city. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362.

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BRIEFLY Veterans panel to discuss mental health TOPEKA — A House panel has scheduled testimony from military leaders, veterans’ organizations and health care providers to discuss the mental health needs of soldiers and veterans. The House Veterans, Military and Homeland Security Committee will hear the testimony today. The meeting will include a review of an interim report prepared by the Joint Committee on Kansas Security on veterans’ issues. Scheduled to speak to the committee are Sheli Sweeney of the Kansas Association of Community Mental Health Centers, Robbin Cole of Pawnee Mental Health Services, Laura Snow of the Veteran’s Administration Eastern Kansas Health Care System in Topeka and Gregg Burden of the Kansas Commission on Veterans Affairs.

MagnaGro owner denies claims in lawsuit By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

The owner of MagnaGro Corp. has denied a Eudora woman’s claims that he failed to provide safety information to employees in a lawsuit over a 2010 industrial accident at the business. An attorney for Raymond Sawyer has issued a broad denial in an answer to a lawsuit Rowena Hillebert filed last

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year alleging Sawyer’s actions caused her physical and mental injuries. Hillebert claimed she was injured April 1, 2010, when she tried to rescue her brother, Roy Hillebert, 51, from a large tank he had gone in to to try to rescue another man, Brandon Price, 25. Authorities have said both men died after they were overcome by fumes from a material being mixed at MagnaGro’s fertilizer operation, 600 E. 22nd St.

Hillebert’s attorneys also alleged Sawyer grabbed and pushed Rowena Hillebert during an incident in December 2010 when she was cleaning his office. “The acts and conduct of (Sawyer) were taken in self-defense and to protect (him) from the aggressive acts of (Rowena Hillebert) threatening to and attempting to inflict physical harm on (Sawyer),” his attorney Don Peterson wrote.

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TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback is proposing that Kansas create a special fund to help cover the costs of recovering from natural disasters. The measure is part of the budget Brownback has outlined for the fiscal year beginning July 1. He wants the state to set aside $12 million for disaster relief. The money would come from taxes that insurance companies already pay on the value of the premiums they charge in Kansas. Brownback The state expects to collect $139 million in premium taxes during the next fiscal year. Brownback’s budget notes that Kansas incurred nearly $109 million in costs from winter storms, flooding and tornadoes over the past five years. That figure doesn’t include either federal or local governments’ expenses.

Sawyer did receive a Lawrence Municipal Court battery citation for that incident, and a federal judge later revoked his probation in connection to a guilty plea to a misdemeanor in 2009 for discharging waste from his fertilizer operation into the city’s sewer system. Sawyer has been released from federal prison after serving nine months on the probation violation.

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Wichita State: Student has tuberculosis WICHITA — Officials at Wichita State University say a student has tested positive for tuberculosis, an infectious disease that usually attacks the lungs. University officials released little information about the student Monday, but they say the person has been quarantined. KWCH-TV reported the university could not say if the student lives on or off the HEALTH campus. Wichita State has been on winter break since mid-December. Officials believe the exposure of other students to the ailing person has been limited. Classes at the university resume today.

Center to serve homeless Wichita youth WICHITA — A drop-in center where homeless youth can get off the streets of Wichita for a while is several steps closer to opening. Dozens of volunteers spent Martin Luther King Jr. Day helping renovate the Midtown Good Neighbor Center, picking up trash, installing cabinets and assembling furniture. KFDI-FM reported that U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom was among the volunteers. The project was conceived by Jennifer White, creator of an organization to end human trafficking in Wichita. The Wichita Children’s Home will run the center. Reesa Rehmert is the center’s coordinator of services for homeGrissom less youth. Rehmert says the center received calls from more than 250 youths last year who had no place to go. The center will offer basic services, including laundry and shower facilities. The ribbon-cutting is scheduled for February.

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LINDSEY SMITH, LEFT AND AMBER LOOMIS, CENTER, try to hold back their laughter as Theatre Lawrence youth program director Hailey Gillespie makes funny faces. While school was out in Lawrence on Monday, students were taking advantage of Drama Oasis, a program through the theater that offers games and creative activities.

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A new MBA program at Baker University is targeted for recent graduates just starting their careers. The university received approval from the Higher Learning Commission of Colleges and Schools to launch the program, and the university is accepting applications now for the inaugural class that will start its work in June. The intensive full-time 15-month program will be based at the Baldwin City campus and will have 60 credit hours of course work.

It’s designed for recent graduates who have three years or less experience in the business world, said Kevin McCarthy, professor in the department of business and economics who helped design the program. He said the university decided to offer the program after talking with area businesses and surveying the marketplace. “We thought, ‘Let’s take what we think we do well and see if we can come up with something that’s different than what others are doing in the marketplace,’” he said. McCarthy said the program is looking for academically talented students with undergraduate GPA scores of 3.5 or better and

a Graduate Management Admission Test score of at least 600 who are willing to commit to the 15-month program. The program will combine classwork with residencies and real-life case studies in the business world, McCarthy said. The first class will be small — about 15 students, he said — as the school lacks the capability to offer the program to a large number of students. More information on the program is available online at www. bakeru.edu/EcMBA. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.

TOPEKA — Progress on modernizing the Kansas computer system for issuing driver’s licenses is six months ahead of schedule and could mean that some potential voters will be required to show proof of their U.S. citizenship during this year’s presidential election, a key legislator said Monday. House Elections Committee Chairman Scott Schwab, an Olathe Republican, said legislators want to be sure the state Division of Vehicles is ready to scan and store electronic copies of documents such as birth certificates and passports before revising a state Kobach’s law that imposes proposal is HB the proof-of-cit- 2437. izenship requirement. The law applies to people registering to vote for the first time in Kansas. The rule is scheduled to take effect Jan. 1, 2013, but Secretary of State Kris Kobach wants to move the date up to June 15, ahead of the presidential election in November. Schwab’s committee is sponsoring a bill containing Kobach’s proposal and plans to have hearings by the end of the month. The issue is tied to a $40 million upgrade of Division of Vehicles computers because Please see VOTER ID, page 4A

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Lawrence reptile, amphibian expert dies at age 72 By Andy Hyland ahyland@ljworld.com

A Lawrence expert on reptiles and amphibians who inspired many young people to pursue their own careers in herpetology died from a heart attack Saturday in Florida at age 72. Joseph Collins worked at Kansas University’s Natural History Museum from the late 1960s to 1997, and later attained the title of adjunct herpetologist at the Kansas Biological Survey, though his highest level of formal education was an associate’s degree. He still published many books on reptiles and amphibians, and helped found herpetological societies that served Kansas and the nation.

“He was a great mentor of students,” said his wife, Suzanne Collins, who often accompanied him in the field to take photos of animals. “Not only small children but adult graduate students, too. He was very passionate about his field.” Curtis Schmidt, zoological collections manager at the Sternberg Museum in Hays, said he was one of Collins’ “semi-adopted children,” who accompanied him on trips all over the country to find various species of reptiles and amphibians. Schmidt said he first met Collins through the Kansas Herpetological Society “at the ripe old age of 12” and remained close friends with him until his death. Growing up, Schmidt said he had

Fugitive’s lawsuit against Kansas hostages dismissed TOPEKA (AP) — A judge of Michael Curtis in Brighhas dismissed a lawsuit ton, Colo. The Rowleys sued Dimfiled by a Colorado man who held a couple hostage mick in September seeking in their Kansas home then more than $75,000 in damsued them for breach of ages. Dimmick counter-sued contract for turning him for breach of contract, seeking $160,000 to cover hospital over to police. Jesse Dimmick contended bills and $75,000 for pain and that he had a legally bind- suffering. Dimmick said the ing oral contract with Jared Rowleys had reneged on their and Lindsay Rowley that promise to keep him hidden they would hide from authorities in him from police in return for cash. return for an unThe Rowleys deny specified amount of they ever agreed to money. that and their attorDimmick was ney, Bob Keeshan, a fugitive facing says even if they had a murder charge such an agreement COURTS on Sept. 12, 2009, wouldn’t be considwhen he burst into ered legally binding the Rowley’s Topeka-area because it would have been home and confronted them made under duress. at knifepoint. The Rowleys District Judge Franklin R. gained Dimmick’s confi- Theis dismissed Dimmick’s dence and were able to es- lawsuit Jan. 9, according to cape when he fell asleep. The Topeka Capital-Journal. Police stormed the home A copy of Theis’ order wasn’t and detained Dimmick, available Monday because of shooting him in the back the Martin Luther King Day during the arrest. holiday. Dimmick, of Denver, was Dimmick also filed a civil convicted in May 2010 of four lawsuit against the city of felonies including two counts Topeka and Gardner seeking of kidnapping and sentenced damages in excess of $75,000, to almost 11 years in prison. including medical expenses. He still faces murder charges Trial in that case is set for in the September 2009 killing April 1.

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read some of Collins’ books, including “Amphibians and Reptiles of Kansas.” Collins also co-wrote the “Peterson Field Guide to Reptiles and Amphibians of Eastern and Central North America.” William E. Duellman, a retired professor and curator of KU’s Natural History Museum, said he hired Collins in 1968. He said he admired Collins for his hard work. “He was all over the state,” Duellman said. “He talked with lots and lots of people, schools and Scout troops. This was an outreach of sorts at the university.” Richard Gwin/Journal-World File Photo Plans for a memorial service in Lawrence are pend- JOSEPH COLLINS, LAWRENCE, shows off an Italian Wall lizard ing. that someone found on the — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can Kansas University campus. be reached at 832-6388. Follow him Collins died from a heart attack at Twitter.com/LJW_KU. Saturday in Florida at age 72.

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Oskaloosa man, 42, dies in U.S. 59 crash

A 42-year-old Oskaloosa man died in a one-vehicle, rollover crash early Monday on U.S. Highway 59 three miles south of Oskaloosa. According to a Kansas Highway Patrol report, Marty L. Warriner died after his southbound 1999 Dodge pickup truck went off the highway to the west. When he overcorrected, the truck slid sideways into the east ditch. The truck rolled once, coming to rest on its wheels. The accident occurred at 12:15 a.m. Warriner was not wearing a seat belt, according to the accident report.

I think there is eventually going to be litigation over the birth certificate issue. And certainly if the date is CONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A moved up, you’re definitely going to legislators want all Kansas see litigation.”

residents to be able to register to vote when obtaining — House Minority Leader Paul Davis, Lawrence Democrat or renewing a driver’s license and the division’s electronic files, available to election of- the state should wait until crack down on illegal immificials who need to verify a 2013, regardless. gration, and he helped write “Let’s say they’re ready to tough immigration laws in potential voter’s citizenship. start asking people who are Alabama and Arizona. Getting it right renewing licenses to bring in According to the nonpartiIn enacting the proof-of- their birth certificates,” said san Brennan Center for Juscitizenship requirement last state Rep. Ann Mah, of Tope- tice at New York University, year, lawmakers set its ef- ka, the ranking Democrat on three states — Alabama, Kanfective date for 2013 because the House Elections Commit- sas and Tennessee — enactmany legislators argued that tee. “This is going to require ed proof-of-citizenship laws the delay would give the Di- a huge education of the driv- last year, joining Arizona and vision of Vehicles enough ers.” Georgia. time to finish modernizing its Kobach said voter regMoving up the date computers. istration surges during the Kobach said the effective two months before a presi“We’ve got to get this right the first time,” Schwab said date of the rule doesn’t have dential election, making it during an interview. “It’s re- to be tied to the upgrade of “crucial” to have anti-fraud the Division measures in place beforeally a simple position: If they of Vehicles hand. His office reports that can do it, we do it. If they computers. the secretary of state has can’t, then we wait.” Kansas must finish overThough ad- received about 100 reports hauling its computers for ministering of possible irregularities in handling driver’s licenses to the require- the past 15 years, affecting comply with a 2005 law dement will be at least 260 ballots. signed to ensure that states more conCritics note that few cases verify that residents are in venient if involve allegations that illethe U.S. legally before issu- Kobach the division gal immigrants attempted to ing them licenses. Kansas alcan transfer vote. Many involve instances ready requires proof of legal electronic files to election of- in which people are caught status when it issues a new li- ficials, it’s not necessary, he voting twice or questions of cense, but with the computer said. whether nursing home emupgrade, the same proof will “It was used as an excuse ployees improperly handled be required the next time by the legislators who want- ballots for elderly residents. anyone in Kansas renews a ed to delay it until after the Opponents of proof-of-citlicense. 2012 election,” he said. izenship and photo ID laws Revenue Secretary Nick Kobach advocated the believe they will suppress Jordan told Kobach in a letter proof-of-citizenship require- voter registration and turnlast week that “while delays ment as a way to keep illegal out, particularly among miare always possible,” June immigrants from registering norities and the poor. 15 represents “a reasonable to vote and as part of a broad“I think there is eventually date” for when his depart- er effort to prevent election going to be litigation over ment could share electronic fraud. Kobach, a Republican the birth certificate issue,” copies of documents with and a former University of said Kansas House Minority election officials. Missouri-Kansas City law Leader Paul Davis, a LawBut some legislators, par- professor, advises officials rence Democrat. “And certicularly Democrats, believe in other states who want to tainly if the date is moved up,

I think they understand now the seriousness of the violations.” — Terry Medley, livestock waste management section chief for the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, on the Ceres Agrar GmbH dairy site in Cimarron animal waste was stored, allowing it to flow onto the ground and it sufficient storage capacity to handle cattle waste. He said channels have been altered to allow the waste to flow into low spots on the ground, where there was a risk of it leeching into groundwater. “The permittee has had a long and continuing history of permit violations, therefore, KDHE is public noticing its intent to terminate the permit,” according to a document filed in the Kansas Register. The document said the dairy failed to comply with the current permit, state and federal requirements and a consent agreement and final order that the dairy entered in October 2009. Medley said the violations started in 2007 after CAG took over the dairy. CAG also acquired West Plains Dairy in Scott County in 2007 but has since sold its interests in that dairy. CAG still owns a dairy in Deerfield, which Medley said does not have any current violations.

you’re definitely going to see litigation.” Kobach disputes that such measures suppress participation. Kansas will accept 13 documents as proof of citizenship for people wanting to register to vote, including a birth certificate or a passport. A driver’s license, once renewed, will be sufficient if the state issuing it complies with federal law. “If there’s an organization that wants to bring a claim, we’re ready to defend it,” Kobach said of potential litigation. “There’s not a single valid argument that can be made against it court.”

Conference focuses on female farmers

WICHITA (AP) — A conference focusing on the growing number of women who own and manage farms takes place next month in Wichita. The annual Women Managing the Farm Conference will be held Cathedral of the Plains Feb. 10-11 at the Hyatt Regency. Conference coordinator Janet undergoes repairs Barrows says in a news release VICTORIA (AP) — Repairs and that farm women are gaining renovations are under way at increasing recognition for their the historic Cathedral of the contributions to agriculture. Plains in north-central Kansas. The conference includes preRepair work began last week sentations on business planning, on a crack near the center of health and managing employees.

Western Kansas dairy at risk of losing key permit MagnaGro CIMARRON (AP) — A large western Kansas dairy with a history of problems will have to close if it’s unable to successfully appeal the revocation of a crucial permit. The Kansas Department of Health and Environment gave notice to international milk producer Ceres Agrar GmbH last week that the agency intends to terminate the water pollution control permit for its Cimarron dairy in Gray County. Terry Medley, the agency’s livestock waste management section chief, said the company was developing a plan of action to bring the dairy into compliance and has indicated it will appeal by the Feb. 4 deadline. If the appeal is unsuccessful, the state could force the dairy to get rid of its herd, which could number as high as 9,050 cows. “I think they understand now the seriousness of the violations,” Medley said. A woman who answered the phone at the company’s Cimarron office told The Associated Press that no one authorized to comment was available. In April 2009, the KDHE ordered the company to fix several problems, but Medley said the problems weren’t corrected. As recently as last Thursday night, there was a wastewater spill at the dairy, The Hutchinson News reported. Medley said the company has altered the earthen walls where

the ceiling over the sanctuary because of concerns that plaster might fall on visitors and worshippers. The 100-year-old stone St. Fidelis Catholic Church in Victoria is on the National Register of Historic Places and in 2008 was named one of the 8 Wonders of Kansas. Thousands of visitors stop at the church every year.

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Peterson also argued that Hillebert was not able to seek relief under claims filed in the lawsuit because she had filed a workers’ compensation claim. Hillebert’s attorneys, Sally Kelsey and Donald Strole, have said the lawsuit is an attempt to recover potential damages that wouldn’t be covered as part of her workers’ compensation claim because they allege Sawyer did

not have workers’ compensation insurance. According to court records, the Kansas Workers’ Compensation Fund has also joined in the suit seeking to recover its contributions because the fund “stepped into the shoes of the employer and provided and continues to provide workers’ compensation benefits” to Hillebert. Douglas County District Judge Michael Malone has scheduled a Feb. 1 status conference in the case. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.


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Erin Stephan, student, Leawood “Probably a vodka or wine.”

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GLADSTONE, MO. (AP) — A Texas woman accused in the shooting death of a psychiatrist in suburban Kansas City has been taken into custody in Kansas. Shannon L. O’Roark Griffin, 52, of Granbury, Texas, was charged Saturday in Clay County with first-degree murder and armed criminal action in the death of Dr. Irina Puscariu of Gladstone, according to court records. According to a probable cause statement filed by Gladstone police, O’Roark Griffin shot Puscariu three times at the psychiatrist’s home Friday afternoon after her husband said he would not end their affair. O’Roark Griffin then called her husband, Roscoe L. Griffin, and told him what she had done. Roscoe Griffin called the police. The Kansas Highway Patrol arrested O’Roark Griffin Friday evening near Wichita, Kan. She was being held Monday in the Sedgwick County jail without bond and was awaiting extradition to Missouri.

Court records did not indicate if Griffin has a lawyer, and a telephone number listed under her name had apparently been disconnected. The Clay County prosecutor’s office was closed for the holiday Monday. Puscariu’s mother, Aneta Puscariu, told police her daughter answered the door of their Gladstone home to a woman who came inside and shot her to death, according to the probable cause statement. Aneta Puscariu later identified O’Roark Griffin as the shooter from photographs, police said. Roscoe L. Griffin, 62, told detectives he and his wife had been to see a therapist Friday. At that meeting, they discussed divorce and he said “he would not give I. Puscariu up,” according to the probable cause statement. Later his daughter telephoned to say her mother had just called to say she had shot and killed Irena Puscariu. Shannon O’Rourk Griffin then called her husband and told him the same.

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their products in the same manner. Rep. Steve Brunk, a Wichita Republican who is chairman of the House Federal and State Affairs Committee, said he was familiar with Macadoodles establishments in southern Missouri, where in-store tastings and a “Wine 101” course for novices are offered. “We’re not breaking new ground,” he said. “It’s already being done in other states.” Alcoholic Beverage Control director Doug Jorgensen, who is a former special agent with the Kansas Bureau of Investigation, said his agency is neutral on the measure.

malt beverage. Chairmen of the House and Senate committees likely to handle the bill indicated they are not troubled by its concept. Salina Republican Sen. Pete Brungardt, chairman of the Senate Federal and State Affairs Committee, said the principle has been used at farm wineries in Kansas that legally provided samples, and retail liquor stores should reasonably be able to market

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State Republican leaders under pressure from right By John Hanna Associated Press

TOPEKA — The top Republican leaders in the Kansas House and Senate face criticism from their political right because of how they’re handling major issues. Senate President Steve Morris has been targeted by smallgovernment, anti-tax conservatives who’d like to oust him from his seat in the GOP primary in August. The Hugoton Republican faces dissention among GOP senators for creating a special study group on tax issues — a move some interpret as an attempt to stall Republican Gov. Sam Brownback’s efforts to overhaul the individual income tax code. In the House, Speaker Mike O’Neal seems an unlikely target of criticism from the right because he’s established conservative credentials and been an ally of the conservative governor. But shortly after O’Neal removed another conservative from the powerful House Appropriations Committee, that lawmaker excoriated him in an email and accused O’Neal of abusing his power by naming himself chairman of the committee drafting political redistricting legislation. The criticism faced by Morris demonstrates that as much power as conservatives gained from the 2010 elections, a key question for voters in 2012 will be whether they want to push the state further to the right. Rep. Owen Donohoe’s criticism of O’Neal shows conservatives aren’t a monolithic bloc. “We work with a diverse group — some would say an

eclectic group,” said House Majority Leader Arlen Siegfried, of Olathe, whose Statehouse office features a large, framed poster of former President Ronald Reagan and quotes the conservative icon’s so-called 11th Commandment, “Thou shalt not speak ill of any fellow Republican.” Donohoe, who’s from Shawnee, has faulted O’Neal for being too close to Brownback, who some conservatives think hasn’t done enough to cut spending. And after O’Neal removed Donohoe from the Appropriations Committee, Donohoe sent a Jan. 7 email attacking him on a number of issues. Among other things, Donohoe noted that O’Neal’s wife, Cindy, who’s worked for more than two decades as an aide to House committees and the House GOP caucus, is now the committee’s administrative assistant. The state ethics commission dismissed a nepotism complaint against O’Neal in 2009, saying there was no evidence he helped his wife get a job with the GOP. Donohoe’s email brought a quick response from Appropriations Committee Chairman Marc Rhoades, who said he decided “completely on my own” to hire Cindy O’Neal. Donohoe also criticized O’Neal, a 27-year veteran of the Legislature, for appointing himself chairman of the committee that will redraw House members’ districts. House Minority Leader Paul Davis, of Lawrence, is the panel’s ranking Democrat. Meanwhile, Morris faces political turmoil because he leads the last significant

moderate stronghold in state government. He and other senators are labeled as moderates in part because they worked in 2010 to avoid an impasse with then-Democratic Gov. Mark Parkinson over balancing the budget and supported his push to increase the state’s sales tax. They’ve also resisted some conservatives’ push for hard caps on state spending growth and last year quietly blocked a House-passed plan to phase out individual income taxes, fearing it would starve education and other government programs. The Kansas Chamber of Commerce has targeted Morris and seven other moderates in GOP primaries, and the anti-tax, small-government group Americans for Prosperity also plans to weigh in with media campaigns. Morris announced in October that he’d have a special group study tax issues during this year’s legislative session. His announcement came as Brownback’s administration was drafting its tax plan, which cuts individual income tax rates, eliminates deductions and credits and helps 191,000 business operators by exempting their partnerships and proprietorships’ earnings from income taxes. Morris said he created a special study group so that he could appoint nonlegislators and get the public directly involved in tax discussions. “Taxes are so important. They affect the daily lives of every Kansan, and I think it’s important to have public input and evaluate these — in other words, look before you leap,” he said.

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MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. — Under heavy debate pressure from his rivals, Republican presidential front-runner Mitt Romney defended his record as a venture capitalist, insisted he bears no responsibility for attack ads aired by his allies and grudgingly said in Romney campaign debate Monday night he might release his income tax returns this spring. “I have nothing in them that Gingrich suggests there’s any problem, and I’m happy to do so,” he said. “I sort of feel like we’re showing a lot of exposure at this point,” he added. Romney came under criticism from Newt Gingrich, Rick Perry and Rick Santorum across two hours in the first of a pair of debates in the run-up to this weekend’s first-in-theSouth primary in South Carolina. The former Massachusetts governor won the first two events of the campaign, the Iowa caucuses and last week’s New Hampshire primary, leads in the pre-primary polls in South Carolina and won an endorsement from campaign dropout Jon Huntsman earlier in the day. Gingrich has virtually conceded that a victory for Romney in South Carolina would assure his nomination as

Democratic President Barack Obama’s Republican rival in the fall, and none of the other remaining contenders has challenged that conclusion. That only elevated the stakes for Monday night’s debate, feisty from the outset as former House Speaker Gingrich, Texas Gov. Perry and f o r m e r Pennsylvania Sen. Rick SantoPerry rum sought to knock Romney off stride while generally being careful to wrap their criticism in anti-Obama rhetoric. Santorum “We need to satisfy the country that whoever we nominate has a record that can stand up to Barack Obama in a very effective way,” Gingrich said. The five men on stage also sought to outdo one another in calling for lower taxes. Texas Rep. Ron Paul won that competition handily, saying he thought the top personal tax rate should be zero. In South Carolina, a state with a heavy military presence, the tone turned muscular at times. Gingrich drew strong applause when he said: “Andrew Jackson had a pretty clear idea about America’s enemies. Kill them.” Perry also won favor from the crowd when he said the Obama administration had overreacted in criticizing Marines who were videotaped uri-

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WASHINGTON — Republican presidential candidate Ron Paul has been spending large amounts on airfare as a congressman, flying first class on dozens of taxpayer-funded flights to his home state. The practice Paul conflicts with the image that Paul portrays as the only presidential candidate serious about cutting federal spending. Paul flew first class on at least 31 round-trip flights and 12 one-way flights since May 2009 when he was traveling between Washington and his district in Texas, according to a review by The Associated Press of his congressional office expenses. Four other round-trip tickets and two other one-way tickets nating on the corpses of Taliban fighters in Afghanistan. The former House speaker and Perry led the assault against Romney’s record at Bain Capital, a private equity firm that bought companies and sought to remake them into more competitive enterprises, with uneven results. “There was a pattern in some companies ... of leaving them with enormous debt and then within a year or two or three having them go broke,” Gingrich said. Perry referred to a steel mill in Georgetown, S.C. where, he said, “Bain swept in, they picked that company over and a lot of people lost jobs there.”

purchased during the period were eligible for upgrades to first-class after they were bought, but those upgrades would not be documented in the expense records. Paul, whose distrust of big government is the centerpiece of his presidential campaign, trusts the more expensive government rate for Continental Airlines when buying his tickets. Paul chose not to buy the cheaper economy tickets at a fraction of the price because they aren’t refundable or as flexible for scheduling, his congressional staff said. But records show that most of the flights for Paul were purchased well in advance and few schedule changes were necessary. Nearly two-thirds of the 49 tickets were purchased at least two weeks in advance, and 42 percent were bought at least three weeks in advance, the AP’s review found. Romney said that the steel industry was battered by unfair competition from China. As for other firms, he said, “Four of the companies that we invested in ... ended up today having some 120,000 jobs. It was Perry who challenged Romney, a multimillionaire, to release his income tax returns. The Texas governor said he has already done so, adding he believes Gingrich will do likewise later in the week. “Mitt, we need for you to release your income tax so the people of this country can see how you made your money. ... We cannot fire our nominee in September. We need to know now.”

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We simply cannot adjudicate all these cases — In a trial of a that are pending.” Associated Press

DENVER politically divisive program, U.S. prosecutors in Denver and Baltimore are reviewing thousands of deportation cases to determine which illegal immigrants might stay in the country — perhaps indefinitely — so officials can reduce an overwhelming backlog by focusing mainly on detainees with criminal backgrounds or who are deemed threats to national security. Federal deportation hearings for noncriminal defendants released from custody were suspended Dec. 5 for the review and resume this week. Similar reviews are planned across the country to allow U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement to target deportations of illegal immigrants with criminal records or those who have been deported previously. While the immigration courtrooms in Denver have fallen silent, prosecutors had time to examine case files, check residency history, such as whether someone was brought to the country as a child, as well as criminal history. In Denver, 25 ICE prosecutors and three managers spent their work days during most of December and early this month poring over as many files in their case load as possible, ICE spokeswoman Barbara Gonzalez said. “They come in on weekends,” Gonzalez said. “They’re looking at every case.”

— Barbara Gonzalez, spokeswoman for U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement Officials have not released information on how many cases will be placed on low priority based on the review. When they’re finished, cases of those here illegally but deemed not a threat to public safety or national security will be placed on administrative hold and the numbers will be released. Citing tight budgets, Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced this summer that nearly 300,000 deportation cases would be reviewed to determine which could be closed through “prosecutorial discretion.” Republicans have decried the policy as a back-door way of granting amnesty to people who are living in the U.S. illegally. “We simply cannot adjudicate all these cases that are pending,” said spokeswoman Gonzalez. Some cases in Denver date to 1996, she said. “It’s a holiday for anybody in the country illegally,” said Ira Mehlman, spokesman for the Washington-based Federation for American Immigration Reform, which opposes the initiative. “They’re doing this with the intention of dismissing as many of them as they possibly can.”

Lawyer in WikiLeaks case wants to depose Hillary Clinton WASHINGTON — A lawyer for an intelligence analyst charged with leaking classified information to the anti-secrecy website WikiLeaks wants to question Secretary of State Hillary Clinton before his client is tried.

David Coombs, a lawyer for Pfc. Bradley Manning, included a request to question Clinton as part of a redacted document posted Monday on his website and also sent to Army officials. Clinton’s name is obscured

in the document, but it is clear from context that she is the person he wants to question. Coombs failed in his attempt to call Clinton as a witness at Manning’s preliminary hearing last month. The Army

is still deciding whether the 24-year-old Manning, who is accused of causing the biggest leak of classified information in U.S. history, should stand trial. Manning is from Crescent, Okla.

Rating agency Standard & Poor’s said Monday it has downgraded the creditworthiness of the eurozone’s rescue fund by one notch to AA+, putting the fund’s ability to raise cheap bailout money at risk. The downgrade follows ratings cuts for AAA-rated France and Austria, whose financial guarantees were key to the creditworthiness of the European Financial Stability Facility. If replicated by other rating agencies, S&P’s move complicates the eurozone’s efforts to emerge from a debt crisis that has dragged on for more than two years. It also underlines how reliant states and financial firms still are on the opinion of rating agencies, despite policymakers across Europe vowing on Monday to curtail their influence. Although the ratings cut had been expected after S&P downgraded nine euro countries on Friday, the EFSF’s top official quickly moved to reassure investors. “The downgrade to ‘AA+’ by only one credit agency will not reduce (the) EFSF’s lending capacity of 440 billion euros,” Klaus Regling, the fund’s chief executive officer, said in a statement. He added that the EFSF has enough money to fund the bailouts of Ireland and Portugal, as well as a second rescue for Greece that is likely to be decided in the coming weeks.

U.S. markets were closed Monday for Martin Luther King Jr. Day.

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PITTSBURGH — The huge, belching smokestacks of electric power plants have long symbolized air pollution woes. But a shift is under way: More and more electric plants around the nation are being fueled by natural gas, which is far cleaner than coal, the traditional fuel. The most optimistic projections describe an abundant domestic energy source that will create enormous numbers of jobs and lead to cleaner skies. Nationwide, the electricity generated by gas-fired plants has risen by more than 50 percent over the last decade, while coal-fired generation has declined slightly. The gas plants generated about 600 billion kilowatt hours of electricity in 2000 and 981 billion hours in 2010, according to the U.S. Energy Information Agency. During the same period coal generation declined from 1,966 billion hours to 1,850 billion hours, while hydroelectric and nuclear generation stayed about the same. The figures include electricity use by consumers and industry. Nationwide, EIA said natural gas use for power generation rose 7 percent between 2009 and 2010. That’s about 515 billion cubic feet. The biggest jumps were in the Southeast, with use rising 24 percent in North Carolina, 18 percent in Virginia and 15 percent in South Carolina.

“Most of the people I know in the electric power industry are building natural gas” plants, said Jay Apt, a professor of technology at Carnegie Mellon University in Pittsburgh. That’s because of low prices over the last few years and the relatively low cost of building such plants, compared with coal-fired or nuclear. But Apt cautions that the trend could stall because the basics of supply and demand mean that if too many plants embrace cheap gas, it won’t stay cheap. “The surest route to $6 or $8 gas is for everybody to plan on $4 gas,” Apt said, and if prices do rise, coal will again be the most costeffective fuel. Natural gas is priced per million BTU. Apt noted that there was a “huge building boom” in natural gas plants from the late 1990s to 2004, because utilities thought they would get rich from the combination of cheap fuel and plants that were highly efficient and relatively cheap to build. There were predictions that prices would stay low over the long term, too. But natural gas prices spiked, and the new gas-fired plants around the nation stayed idle much of the time. That trend was also driven by another irony: The gasfired plants are easier to start and stop compared with coal or nuclear, so many utilities used them just for peak electric demand periods.

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ISLAMABAD — The political crisis engulfing Pakistan deepened Monday when the nation’s top court clashed with a beleaguered government already under attack from the powerful army — a combined assault that could bring down the U.S.-backed administration. The Supreme Court launched contempt proceedings against Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani for failing to carry out its order to reopen a corruption case against President Asif Ali Zardari and demanded Gilani make a rare appearance before the judges Thursday. If the court convicts Gilani of contempt, he could serve up to six months in prison and be disqualified from holding office. The nuclear-armed country is already grappling with an ailing economy and a violent Islamist insurgency. The latest clash could also complicate U.S. efforts to get Pakistan to cooperate on the war in neighboring Afghanistan, especially peace talks with the Taliban — although Washington had made little headway on that even before this crisis.

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — Thousands commemorating the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday Monday outside South Carolina’s capitol heard a message that wouldn’t have been out of place during the halcyon days of the civil rights movement a half-century ago: the need to protect all citizens’ right to vote. A similar tone was struck at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta, where King preached from 1960 until his death. There and in South Carolina, speakers condemned the voter identification laws they said are meant to suppress black voter turnout. For most of 13 years in South Carolina, the attention at the NAACP’s annual rally been on the Confederate Snowshoer found alive has flag that still waves outside on Mount Rainier the Statehouse. But on Monday, the civil rights group SEATTLE — A 66-year-old shifted the focus to laws resnowshoer who was missing quiring voters to show photo on Mount Rainier since Saturidentification before they day was found alive Monday can cast ballots, which the afternoon by a team of three group and many other critics rescuers, a national park say is especially discriminaspokeswoman said. tory toward African-AmeriYong Chun Kim, of Tacans and the poor. coma, Wash., was alert and South Carolina’s new law conscious, and was cold but was rejected last month by otherwise in stable condition, the U.S. Justice Department, park spokeswoman Lee Taylor but Gov. said. Rescuers were working Nikki Haley to bring in a Sno-Cat snow vevowed to hicle to carry him out because fight the weather conditions prevented federal gova helicopter from landing in the ernment area, she said. in court. “As soon as we heard he At least a was alive, my sister, his wife, half-dozen praised God and said ‘Halleluother states Holder jah’,” Kim’s sister-in-law, Sang passed simSoon Tomyn told The Associilar voter ID laws in 2011. ated Press after learning from “This has been quite a relatives that Kim had been faith-testing year. We have found. “We were so worried. seen the greatest attack on We prayed every day.” voting rights since segregaShe said her brother-in-law tion,” said Benjamin Todd was a strong hiker, had food Jealous, president of the Nain his backpack and knew the tional Association for the area very well, so they prayed Advancement of Colored he would be all right. People. Kim was leading a group on The shift in tactics was a snowshoe hike on the mounalso noted by the keynote tain when he slid down a slope speaker, U.S. Attorney Genand became separated from eral Eric Holder. Last month, his party. He radioed to the Holder said the Justice Degroup twice to say he was OK. partment was committed to But when he failed to meet up fighting any laws that keep with them in the parking lot, a people from the ballot box. search was launched Saturday He told the crowd he was afternoon. keenly aware he couldn’t have become the nation’s U.K.: No public funding first African-American attorney general without the for new royal yacht blood shed by King and other LONDON — What do you get civil rights pioneers. for a monarch who has almost everything? Not, apparently, a new yacht, at least not one paid for with taxpayer funds. That was the message Monday as a brief boomlet of support for the idea of providing Queen Elizabeth II with a new royal yacht to mark her Diamond Jubilee was quickly By Lauran Neergaard deflated by Prime Minister Associated Press David Cameron. It is estimated that a new WASHINGTON — Babies don’t yacht would cost at least 60 learn to talk just from hearing million pounds, or $92 million. sounds. New research sugCameron’s spokesman gests they’re lip-readers too. Steve Field said it would not be It happens during that appropriate for public funds to magical stage when a baby’s be spent on a new yacht during babbling gradually changes times of economic hardship. from gibberish into syllables But he said the government and eventually into that first would be supportive of private “mama” or “dada.” efforts to provide a new ship Florida scientists discovfor the queen. ered that starting around age 6 months, babies begin shifting from the intent eye gaze of earBeyonce gets fly ly infancy to studying mouths named after her when people talk to them. “The baby in order to imiCANBERRA, AUSTRALIA — A tate you has to figure out how newly discovered horse fly in to shape their lips to make Australia was so “bootylicious” that particular sound they’re with its golden-haired bum, hearing,” explains developthere was only one name wormental psychologist David thy of its beauty: Beyonce. Lewkowicz of Florida AtlanPreviously published results tic University, who led the from Bryan Lessard, a 24-yearstudy being published Monold researcher at Australia’s day. “It’s an incredibly comCommonwealth Scientific and plex process.” Industrial Research OrganizaApparently it doesn’t take tion, were recently announced them too long to absorb the on the species that had been movements that match basic sitting in a fly collection since sounds. By their first birthit was captured in 1981 — the days, babies start shifting same year pop diva Beyonce back to look you in the eye was born. again — unless they hear the He says he wanted to pay unfamiliar sounds of a foreign respect to the insect’s beauty language. Then, they stick by naming it Scaptia (Plinthina) with lip-reading a bit longer. beyonceae. “It’s a pretty intriguing “Bootylicious” was the title finding,” says University of of a song by Beyonce’s previIowa psychology professor ous group, Destiny’s Child.

Obamas honor MLK by volunteering WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama evoked Martin Luther King, Jr.’s own words about public service Monday as Obama and his family celebrated the life of the late civil rights leader with a volunteer project. The president, along with wife Michelle Obama and daughter Malia, joined other volunteers at Browne Education Center in Washington. During brief remarks, the president said there was no better way to honor King than to do something on behalf of others. He also acknowledged the controversy surrounding a quote on the new MLK memorial in Washington, which is being changed amid criticism that it did not accurately reflect King’s words. “What he really said was all of us can be a drum major for service, all of us can be a drum major for justice,” Obama said. “There is nobody who can’t serve, nobody who can’t help somebody else.” “The right to vote is not only the cornerstone of our governance, it is the lifeblood of our democracy. And no force has proved more powerful, or more integral to the success of the great American experiment, than efforts to expand the franchise,” Holder said. “Let me be very, very clear — the arc of American history has bent toward the inclusion, not the exclusion, of more of our fellow citizens in the electoral process. We must ensure that this continues.” Texas’ new voter ID law is currently before the Justice Department, which reviews changes in voting laws in nine mostly Southern states because of their history of discriminatory voting practices. Other states that passed such laws in 2011 included Alabama, Kansas, Mississippi, Rhode Island, Tennessee and Wisconsin. Similar laws already were on the books in Georgia and Indiana, and they were approved by President George W. Bush’s Justice Department. Indiana’s law, passed in 2005, was upheld by the U.S. Supreme Court in 2008.

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OIL REMOVAL SHIPS NEAR THE CRUISE SHIP COSTA CONCORDIA leaning on its side Monday after running aground near the tiny Tuscan island of Giglio, Italy, on Friday night. The rescue operation was called off mid-afternoon Monday after the Costa Concordia shifted a few inches in rough seas. The fear is that if the ship shifts significantly, some 500,000 gallons of fuel may begin to leak.

In cruise disaster, number of missing rise, environmental concerns surface By Frances D’Emilio and Nicole Winfield Associated Press

ROME — Italy’s cruise liner tragedy turned into an environmental crisis Monday, as rough seas battering the stricken mega-ship raised fears that fuel might leak into pristine waters off Tuscany that are part of a protected sanctuary for dolphins, porpoises and whales. The ship’s operator accused the jailed captain of causing the wreck that left at least six dead and 29 missing, saying he made an “unapproved, unauthorized maneuver” to divert the vessel from its programmed course. Earlier, authorities had said 16 people were missing. But an Italian Coast Guard official, Marco Brusco, said late Monday that 25 passengers and four crew members were unaccounted for three days after the Costa Concordia struck a reef and capsized off the coast of the tiny island of Giglio. He didn’t explain the jump, but indicated 10 of the miss-

ing are Germans. Two Americans are also among the missing. Brusco said there was still “a glimmer of hope” there could be survivors on parts of the vast cruise liner that have yet to be searched. The last survivor, a crewman who had broken his leg, was rescued Sunday. Waters that had remained calm for the first days of the rescue turned choppy Monday, shifting the wreckage and raising fears that any further movement could cause some of the 500,000 gallons of fuel on board to leak into the waters off Giglio, which are popular with scuba divers and form part of the protected Tuscan archipelago. Rescue operations were suspended for several hours because of the rough seas. Italy’s environmental minister raised the alarm about a potential environmental catastrophe. “At the moment there haven’t been any fuel leaks, but we have to intervene quickly,” the minister, Corrado Clini, told RAI state radio. Even before the accident

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Babies try lip-reading in learning to talk, study says Bob McMurray, who also studies speech development. The babies “know what they need to know about, and they’re able to deploy their attention to what’s important at that point in development.” The new research appears in this week’s issue of the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences. It offers more evidence that quality face-time with your tot is very important for speech development — more than, say, turning on the latest baby DVD. It also begs the question of whether babies who turn out to have developmental disorders, including autism, learn to speak the same way, or if they show differences that just might provide an early warning sign. Unraveling how babies learn to speak isn’t merely a curiosity. Neuroscientists want to know how to encourage that process, especially if it doesn’t seem to be happening on time. Plus, it helps them understand how the brain wires itself early in life for learning all kinds of things. Those coos of early infancy start changing around age 6 months, growing into the syllables of the baby’s native language until the first word emerges, usually just before age 1.

there had been mounting calls from environmentalists to restrict passage of large ships in the area. The ship’s operator, Costa Crociere SpA, has enlisted one of the world’s leading salvagers, Smit of Rotterdam, Netherlands, to handle the removal of the 1,000-foot cruise liner and extract the fuel safely. Smit has a long track record of dealing with wrecks and leaks, including refloating grounded bulk carriers and securing drilling platforms in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Meanwhile, the Italian cruise operator said Capt. Francesco Schettino intentionally strayed from the ship’s authorized course into waters too close to the perilous reef, causing it to crash late Friday and capsize. The navigational version of a “fly by” was apparently made as a favor to the chief waiter who is from Giglio and whose parents live on the island, local media reported. A judge today is to decide whether Schettino should remain jailed.

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Targeted funds Kansas University officials apparently have been successful in selling the governor on the need to direct money at specific university goals.

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udget and tax proposals put forth by Gov. Sam Brownback already have spurred considerable debate and some concerns. The state budget for the next fiscal year is far from set, but we hope when the dust settles at the end of the legislative session some key funding proposals that will benefit Kansas University are still in the mix. Brownback included three major funding proposals in the budget plan he presented last week: $3 million in new funding to allow KU to hire new international-caliber research professors, an additional $1.9 million for the KU Medical Center’s medical scholarship program, and $5 million to help support the KU Cancer Center’s effort to be designated as a National Cancer Center. The three proposals reflect Brownback’s preference for directing state funds at specific goals that will produce specific results. Providing funds to attract top professors to KU addresses “The three proposals reflect the state’s goal of increasing the qualBrownback’s ity and prestige of the preference for school and maintaindirecting state ing its membership funds at specific in the Association of American Universigoals that will Additional funds produce specific ties. for medical scholarresults.” ships is a boon for the KU medical school, but it also addresses the statewide need for more doctors, nurses and other medical professionals. The $5 million for the KU Cancer Center is a continuation of a years-long effort to gain the national designation. KU is awaiting a decision on its application, and whether this application is successful or KU has to do more work and submit a new application, it’s important to maintain the state’s commitment to the cancer center goal. KU officials have endured a number of years of funding cuts that have made it difficult to maintain the quality of its faculty and pursue other important goals. While general funding increases for KU still may be a tough sell, university leaders apparently have been successful in convincing the governor of the benefits of targeted funding to address specific needs. That’s good news both for the university and for the state.

It’s time for the U.S. to look south It’s no big secret that the United States has lost some economic and political clout in Latin America over the past decade, but United Nations economic projections for 2020 should set off alarm bells in Washington. According to the Santiago, Chile-based U.N. Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean (ECLAC), U.S. exports to the region have fallen from 60 percent of overall U.S. exports in 2000 to 39 percent today, and — if current trends continue — will fall further to 28 percent of total U.S. exports in 2020. As far as U.S. imports from Latin America and the Caribbean, they have fallen from 51 percent of total U.S. imports in 2000 to 33 percent today, and under the current trends will fall further to 26 percent of total U.S. imports in 2020. China has replaced the U.S. market as the leading buyer of goods of several South American countries, it says. “It’s very important that the United States look at Latin America with greater interest, because the U.S. presence in trade with the region has been decreasing,” ECLAC chief Alicia Barcena told me in an interview. “There is a perception in Latin America that the United States does not include the region among its priorities,” she said. “More importantly, there is a perception that the United States does not have a strategic vision of the region.”

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Still, the perception that Washington does not pay much attention to its ties with Latin America has grown since Obama declared in November that ‘the United States is a Pacific country’ …”

While Washington in previous decades launched ambitious regional initiatives, such as the Alliance of Progress, the Initiative of the Americas, or the Free Trade Area of the Americas, today no such grand plan exists. Washington has bilateral ties, but no regional plan, she said. President Barack Obama will have a great opportunity to propose new regional economic initiatives at the April 14-15, 34-country Summit of the Americas in Cartagena, Colombia. Among other things, Obama should pro-

pose new ways to ease customs restrictions and create more efficient supply chains within companies throughout the continent, Barcena said. U.S. officials, on the other hand, say the relative decline of U.S. trade with Latin America is due to the extraordinary rise of Asian economies over the past two decades, which has diversified the pie of U.S. trading partners. But they stress that the United States remains by far the biggest trade and investment partner of Latin America. U.S. investments account for 38 percent of all foreign investments in the region, compared to 29 percent from all 27 European Union countries combined, and virtually nothing from China, they say, citing ECLAC’s own figure. On the trade side, the United States buys far more manufactured goods from Latin America than Asian countries, which buy mostly raw materials that produce few jobs, they say. Still, the perception that Washington does not pay much attention to its ties with Latin America has grown since Obama declared in November that “the United States is a Pacific country,” and that its first economic priority will be the Asia-Pacific region. In a tour of Asian countries, Obama announced a plan to drastically expand the Trans Pacific Partnership (TTP), a ninecountry group that currently includes the United States,

Australia, New Zealand, Singapore, Chile and Peru, and that may be joined by Mexico, Canada and Japan. If the expansion takes place, it would become the world’s largest and most comprehensive trade bloc. U.S. officials say the TTP will be open to other Latin American countries. “Our view is that TTP is the best chance to drive a new wave of trade liberalization in the Western Hemisphere, and to re-enforce each of our countries’ global competitiveness,” one U.S. official told me. Translation: the TTP is the only U.S. regional trade plan right now, and there is no similar proposal being contemplated for Latin America. My opinion: It would be unfair to blame Obama for the relative decline in trade with the region, since the trend started at least a decade before he took office. And claims from critics from both the left and the right that Washington has become almost irrelevant in the region are vastly overblown, because the United States remains the biggest player in the region. But there is little question that for the first time in decades, there is no U.S. regional plan to increase trade ties with Latin America. It’s OK for Washington to look East, but it should also look south. Unless it does so, the bleak ECLAC forecasts for 2020 will come true. — Andres Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for the Miami Herald.

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Jan. 17, 1912: “Down goes the merYEARS cury, up goes the AGO price of food stuffs. IN 1912 Why? Because the after effect of the extreme cold weather is now being felt. Following the tying up of the railroad lines from snow blockades and other conditions, the shortage of cars for the same reason, those who provide the public with things to eat find that they have been the sufferers to such an extent that the prices will have to be raised. Recently fourteen car loads of potatoes were frozen between Lawrence and Colorado. Quite a loss that, and this is only an example of just what happened in many other instances.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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To the editor: Once again I read, in Scott Rothschild’s article, that Medicaid provides services for low-income Kansas residents. This is actually less than half true and misleads people into thinking that all poor Kansans have some sort of safety net. Kansas provides Medicaid to only 44 percent of those adults who live in poverty, (families with children and those over 65). For the 152,000 other adults under 65, who are impoverished without children, there is no safety net. If you’re a victim of the latest recession and have medical problems, your choices are few. You can ignore the problem until it disables you, kills you or goes away on its own. You can go to the emergency room, rack up a huge debt and then go bankrupt when they sue you, or you can try to find a doctor who will treat you even though they know they may not get paid. Here in Lawrence, we are fortunate to have some compassionate doctors and Health Care Access. Not all communities are so lucky. Unfortunately there is only one political party that cares enough to stand up for the disadvantaged and try to provide an option other than “no health care at all.” It baffles me how the other party prides itself on their Christian values on one hand but, when it comes to helping the 35,810,200 people living in poverty in the U.S. (“the least among us”), their answer is “Let them suffer.” Compassionate conservatism must no longer exist. Stephen J. Crockett, Lawrence

To the editor: KDOT dropped their SLT toll idea (“Toll Roadblock,” Jan. 12) like a hot potato. Their attorneys understood any change in traffic estimates would trigger a new environmental impact statement. Today that would eliminate every wetlands route. Like the controversial coal power plant in western Kansas, promoters of the wetlands SLT route managed to get their permit just ahead of tightened federal rules on noise levels for such places. The engineer who did the sound study acknowledges defects, but KDOT’s attorneys argue it is sufficient to allow the project to go forward. Judge Vratil expressed strong “misgivings” but accepted defendant’s argument that it was not her place to determine whether these shortcomings were serious enough to invalidate the EIS. NEPA standards were put in place explicitly to protect minorities from the tyranny of the majority. They are the heart of our nation’s protections against environmental injustices. Will the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver overturn this very shaky ruling? Indians have learned not to get their hopes up about a fair hearing in these matters from the federal courts. The litany of bad-faith decisions fills volumes of Indian case law. If this lower court opinion stands, NEPA will have such a large loophole that you’ll be able to drive endless convoys of trucks through it. That would delight fools and bigots. The tea party hates NEPA. Most folks in

Lawrence, however, would soon so we can be a good example to regret paving this sacred place others and remain proud of this supposedly for convenience amazing venue! Audrey Mortensen, only to discover the SLT is priLawrence marily infrastructure for interstate trucking. Michael Caron, Lawrence To the editor: Let the words of Martin Luther King Jr.’s Detroit speech To the editor: on June 23, 1963, ring in your Having recently moved to ears and carry you through your Lawrence, I was excited to be in- years: “I have a dream this aftervited to join with the group from noon that one day, one day, men the Lutheran Student Center for will no longer burn down houstheir Allen Fieldhouse cleanup es and the church of God simply fundraiser after the KU-Iowa because people want to be free.” And from the old spiritual cited State men’s basketball game on Jan. 14. For decades I have in King’s Detroit speech, are these heard about this historic, hal- powerful words: “Free at last! lowed arena being such a special Free at last!” To which King addplace, one which showcased ex- ed and concluded with “Thank cellent basketball, great sports- God almighty, we are free at last!” And my favorite words of all, manship and dedicated fans! However, as we began the delivered in Memphis March 3, cleanup, I was amazed to see that 1968, the day before his assassinathese great fans were also such tion in that troubled city: “I may slobs! Spilled pop, mashed hotdog not get there with you. But I want buns, pizza drippings and half- you to know tonight, that we, as empty popcorn bags spilling on a people, will get to the Promised the floor filled almost every row. Land. And so I’m happy tonight; Is there no respect for this legend- I’m not worried about anything; ary arena? Are fans who crowd I’m not fearing any man. Mine around the concession stands eyes have seen the glory of the before the game unable to carry coming of the Lord.” These haunting lines and out their own trash at the end of the game and place it in the re- scores more are in the book “A cycle bins or trash barrels located Call to Conscience: The Landon each concourse? Can we not mark Speeches of Dr. Martin Lushow how much we honor this ther King Jr.” by Clayborne Carson, Kris Shephard and Andrew beautiful place? Sure, cleanup people need Young. There are 11 speeches, each these jobs, but their work would be so much easier and quicker with an introduction by a difif the fans would take some re- ferent luminary ranging from sponsibility for caring for the Andrew Young to Rosa Parks to building. Let’s encourage each Edward Kennedy. Craig Chappell, other to “clean up our act” at all Lawrence the events at Allen Fieldhouse

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WEDNESDAY

THURSDAY

CALENDAR

SATURDAY

FRIDAY

17 TODAY

Turning sunny; much colder

Sunny, breezy and milder

Mostly sunny and colder

Warmer with partial sunshine

Breezy and mild with some sun

High 31° Low 9° POP: 10%

High 45° Low 15° POP: 0%

High 32° Low 19° POP: 5%

High 51° Low 23° POP: 25%

High 59° Low 31° POP: 10%

Wind NW 12-25 mph

Wind SW 10-20 mph

Wind ENE 7-14 mph

Wind ESE 6-12 mph

Wind SSW 10-20 mph

POP: Probability of Precipitation

McCook 30/10

Kearney 28/12

Oberlin 32/14 Goodland 30/11

Beatrice 22/14

Oakley 30/15

Manhattan Russell Salina 27/7 32/12 Topeka 30/15 33/11 Emporia 32/12

Great Bend 32/12 Dodge City 34/14

Garden City 32/11 Liberal 35/15

Kansas City 30/16 Lawrence Kansas City 30/12 31/9

Chillicothe 27/12 Marshall 32/16 Sedalia 32/15

Nevada 36/18

Chanute 34/14

Hutchinson 34/12 Wichita Pratt 34/14 33/16

Centerville 24/10

St. Joseph 28/10

Sabetha 25/13

Concordia 28/16 Hays 30/12

Clarinda 22/8

Lincoln 24/10

Grand Island 24/14

Coffeyville Joplin 38/19 34/17

Springfield 36/18

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

High/low Normal high/low today Record high today Record low today

61°/38° 38°/18° 66° in 1986 -9° in 1997

Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date

0.00 0.01 0.49 0.01 0.49

Seattle 38/31

SUN & MOON Today

Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset New

7:38 a.m. 5:24 p.m. 1:58 a.m. 12:18 p.m. First

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7:37 a.m. 5:25 p.m. 3:07 a.m. 1:05 p.m. Last

NATIONAL FORECAST Billings 24/11

San Francisco 52/39

Minneapolis 10/-1 Detroit 41/18 Chicago 35/12

Denver 36/18

Jan 30

Feb 7

Feb 14

LAKE LEVELS

As of 7 a.m. Monday Lake

Clinton Perry Pomona

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873.63 891.56 973.15

Discharge (cfs)

8 25 15

INTERNATIONAL CITIES Cities Acapulco Amsterdam Athens Baghdad Bangkok Beijing Berlin Brussels Buenos Aires Cairo Calgary Dublin Geneva Hong Kong Jerusalem Kabul London Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Oslo Paris Rio de Janeiro Rome Seoul Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vancouver Vienna Warsaw Winnipeg

Today Wed. Hi Lo W Hi Lo W 90 73 s 88 73 s 43 36 pc 45 39 r 46 29 s 47 37 s 62 40 s 61 43 pc 92 76 t 92 76 t 39 19 pc 36 21 pc 36 31 sf 37 34 r 44 33 pc 44 40 r 93 72 pc 91 72 s 63 51 pc 62 46 c -6 -18 c -10 -17 pc 46 41 pc 48 39 sh 43 27 s 43 33 r 64 61 pc 68 63 pc 49 40 sh 50 38 c 47 11 s 43 8 s 46 41 pc 54 44 r 48 30 s 52 34 pc 75 45 pc 73 45 pc 30 24 sn 25 0 sf 23 13 c 19 12 c 68 45 pc 66 45 pc 35 14 pc 32 24 sn 43 30 pc 46 42 r 86 74 t 88 74 pc 47 34 s 52 38 s 41 25 pc 43 28 pc 88 75 t 88 75 t 34 28 pc 34 30 c 79 64 pc 81 66 pc 45 37 r 48 41 s 40 20 r 24 21 pc 36 30 sn 33 32 sn 37 30 sf 38 29 pc 28 14 c 26 22 c -2 -17 pc -14 -32 pc

Atlanta 63/37 El Paso 60/37

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

Houston 77/44 Miami 78/64

Fronts Cold

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Washington 58/39

Kansas City 30/12

Los Angeles 59/45

Jan 23

New York 48/36

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Rain will fall from southern New England to the lower Mississippi Valley today. A wintry mix will occur from the Upper Midwest to New England. More snow and rain will fall on the coastal Northwest with snow over the interior. The Southwest will have some sunshine. Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 62 28 r 41 31 s Albuquerque 48 28 s 51 31 s Miami 78 64 pc 79 64 pc Anchorage 10 -4 s 12 -3 s Milwaukee 26 9 sn 18 9 s Atlanta 63 37 sh 50 29 s Minneapolis 10 -1 sf 16 -8 sn Austin 70 29 pc 60 31 s Nashville 64 27 r 35 25 s Baltimore 53 37 r 40 22 s New Orleans 75 45 t 56 39 pc Birmingham 68 30 t 47 29 s New York 48 36 r 38 21 pc Boise 36 28 c 37 35 sf 21 7 sf 38 9 s Boston 44 36 r 38 18 pc Omaha 78 57 pc 78 49 t Buffalo 44 19 r 24 17 sn Orlando 53 38 r 40 24 pc Cheyenne 31 20 pc 42 30 pc Philadelphia Phoenix 66 47 s 68 47 s Chicago 35 12 sn 23 7 s 54 25 r 29 19 sf Cincinnati 54 22 r 31 21 pc Pittsburgh Portland, ME 40 31 sn 34 7 pc Cleveland 52 21 r 25 21 sf Portland, OR 42 35 sn 42 41 sn Dallas 58 28 pc 53 38 s 38 20 pc 51 33 c Denver 36 18 pc 51 29 pc Reno Richmond 66 43 pc 48 24 pc Des Moines 20 8 sf 32 3 s 48 28 pc 51 40 c Detroit 41 18 r 28 18 pc Sacramento St. Louis 40 18 sf 32 23 s El Paso 60 37 s 62 36 s Fairbanks -31 -42 s -25 -43 pc Salt Lake City 33 25 pc 42 30 sn 57 44 pc 60 49 pc Honolulu 80 68 sh 81 67 sh San Diego San Francisco 52 39 pc 53 46 c Houston 77 44 t 60 39 s Seattle 38 31 sn 37 36 sn Indianapolis 48 17 r 29 21 s Spokane 33 17 sn 23 22 sn Kansas City 30 12 pc 41 16 s Tucson 64 40 s 69 40 s Las Vegas 56 40 s 60 43 s Tulsa 41 20 s 45 28 s Little Rock 62 28 r 46 29 s 58 39 r 42 25 s Los Angeles 59 45 c 66 49 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Harlingen, TX 85° Low: Saranac Lake, NY -27°

WEATHER HISTORY

On Jan. 17, 1817, St. Elmo’s Fire flashed during a storm in Vermont and Massachusetts. Static electricity creates the flashes of light called St. Elmo’s Fire during snowstorms.

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does the term “white death” refer to? Q: What

An avalanche.

Temperature

REGIONAL CITIES

Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Independence 40 16 s 48 23 s Atchison 30 13 pc 44 16 s Fort Riley 31 12 s 48 14 s Belton 32 15 pc 40 18 s Olathe 30 15 pc 40 18 s Burlington 35 16 s 45 19 s Osage Beach 38 16 pc 43 24 s Coffeyville 38 19 s 43 25 s Osage City 34 12 s 44 14 s Concordia 28 16 s 44 11 s Ottawa 34 15 pc 44 18 s Dodge City 34 14 s 51 19 s Wichita 34 14 s 46 19 s Holton 30 15 pc 45 16 s 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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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Blood drive, 9 am.-noon, Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Intro to the Internet, 10 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Louie and Clark — Tiny Tots Adventures, 10-10:45 a.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Martin Luther King Chili Supper, 5-7 p.m., New York School, 936 N.Y. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. The Creation of “West Side Story,” a lecture concert featuring Professor Paul Laird, 7:30-8:30, Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Free swing dancing lessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Trivia Night at the Jayhawker, 8-10 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Teller’s Family Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass.

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University-Community Forum: The Economics of Retail Markets: How Should Lawrence Protect Its Downtown?, by Kirk McClure, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 8437359. Welcome to Medicare, noon, Lawrence Senior Center, 745 Vt. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Poetry Social: “Renewal,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. NAMI-Douglas County meeting, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. “South Pacific,” 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Free salsa lessons, 8:309:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.

19 THURSDAY

Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Intro to the Internet, 10 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Dine Out To Donate to United Way, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Orient Vietnames/Oh Boy Chicken, 1006 Mass. Introduction to Fundraising Planning, 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Senior Information Hour, 2-3 p.m., Meadowlark Estates, 4430 Bauer Farm Drive. KU Youth Chorus Rehearsal, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Room 320 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Solid Waste Task Force public input meeting, 6-7 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Headquarters counselor information session, 6-7:15 p.m., First United Methodist Church, 946 Vt. Sons of the Union Veterans, 6:30 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.

20 FRIDAY

“Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. “Winter Works,” An Art Show Benefitting Stepping Stones Inc., 7-10 p.m., Signs of Life Gallery, 722 Mass. Free Community Yoga Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Breathe Holistic Life Center, 1407 Mass. Speakeasy Night with the Watkinses, 8-11 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass.

21 SATURDAY

Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Girl Scout Cookie booth, 9 a.m.-noon, Walmart, 3300 Iowa. Annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. Family Fun Day/ Open House, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Lawrence Montessori School, 505 Legends Drive. Teen Advisory Board Meeting, 1 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Book signing: Fran Riedeman, author of “Joseph ...: The Heart of the Father,” 1-3 p.m., Hastings, 1900 W. 23rd St. Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session, 2-4 p.m., Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Auditions: Youth Ballet Company, “Peter Pan, 2-4:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Teen Super Smash Bros. Brawl Tournament, 3 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Americana Music Acad-

DRURY PLACE AT ALVAMAR ROBERT CASE, LODGE MASTER of Lawrence Masonic Lodge No. 6, presented Free State High School students with essay contest certificates on Dec. 19. The winner of the contest will compete for a $4,000 scholarship from the Grand Lodge of Kansas. Pictured from left are Adelle Loney, first place; Katie Guyot, second place; Emily Van Schmus; Anna Dietz; Olivia Marshall; Jenny Stern; Courtney Huffman; Aaron Schinstock; Lauren Bracciano, third place; Nicholas Shaheed; Robert Case; and Teena Johnson, Free State class leader and teacher. Those pictured who did not place first, second or third received honorable mention. John Halladay submitted the photo.

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emy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. 940 Live: The Danny Pound Revue, 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. “Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Video Jerry/DJ John Retro 70s Disco Nite, 9 p.m. Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St.

22 SUNDAY

“Mrs. Live Alone,” a performance by Joan Stone, 2 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center,917 Highland Drive. Culture of India via Songs, Hindi Language and Stories, for ages 7 and up, 2:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Girl Scout Cookie booth, 2:30-5:30 p.m., Walmart, 550 Congressional Drive. “Bloody Murder,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Community Celebration to celebrate the success of the New Stories capital campaign, 4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, signup at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Karaoke Sunday, 11 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H.

ONGOING

Watkins Community Museum of History exhibit: “It Happened on Mass Street: 150 Years in Lawrence,” featuring historic photographs and objects illustrating the growth of downtown Lawrence, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1047 Mass. Freedom’s Frontier exhibit, Wednesday-Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: “Hay Wire”: Hong Chun Zhang Solo Exhibition, Jan. 20-March 8; Constellation, an aerial installation by Juniper Tangpuz; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: “Un-Juried” Art Exhibit, an eclectic collection of 2-D pieces submitted by artists from the Baldwin City and Lawrence areas, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through Jan. 28, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

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KU routs Baylor, wows Vitale

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By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Dick Vitale removed his headphones, leaned forward in his press row seat and proceeded to lavish praise on Kansas University’s basketball team late Monday night in Allen Fieldhouse. “Today it was the Robinson/ Taylor show. The inside/outside combination now of Taylor and Robinson is really special,” ESPN broadcasting legend Vitale said after Tyshawn Taylor matched his career high of 28 points (for the second-straight game), and Thomas Robinson chipped in 27 points and 14 rebounds in the Jayhawks’ 92-74 rout of previously undefeated Baylor. “Robinson to me is my choice today as the Player of the Year,” Vitale added. “Kansas was great. I said this on the air: ‘This is probably the least talented team one through eight he (Bill Self) has had since he’s been at Kansas, but as a team they really believe in each other and really are playing as a unit.’” Oh, there was a lot to praise on a night No. 7-rated KU improved to 15-3 overall and 5-0 in the league. No. 3 BU fell to 17-1, 4-1. Senior point guard Taylor hit 10 of 14 shots, including four of six threes with six assists and five turnovers in 33 minutes. Junior power forward Robinson cashed 11 of 18 shots and five of six free throws in 35 minutes. “In big games, the best players have got to play. Thomas played, and Tyshawn played,” Self said. “Not too many players in America played like those two did tonight.” KU’s tallest player, 7-foot junior Jeff Withey, also was big with 10 points, 10 rebounds, three steals and three blocks in 30 minutes. “He played like a man tonight,” Taylor gushed. “He’s one of the best shotblockers in the country. And those two fouls he had were not fouls,” Robinson said, cracking a big smile. Withey went straight up and stuffed Perry Jones III, but was whistled for a foul to the crowd’s chagrin five minutes into the second half. Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo Also for KU, Travis Releford and Elijah Johnson chipped in 11 KANSAS FORWARD THOMAS ROBINSON GETS UP FOR AN ALLEY-OOP SLAM over Baylor defenders Perry Jones III and Anthony Jones (41) during the first half. Robinson finished with 27 points in the Jayhawks’ 92-74 victory on Monday in Allen Please see KANSAS, page 4B Fieldhouse.

Taylor transforms magically It’s as if Tyshawn Taylor woke up a few mornings ago and his identity had changed, even if his body had stayed the same. He became Sherron Collins, plus a few inches and minus a few dozen pounds. In the snap of a finger, the kid whose confidence had been shaken by the venomous bite of cyberspace, turned into a relentless scoring machine. He imposed his will on the game to erase a 12-point, second-half deficit to Iowa State on Saturday, then topped himself, emphatically erased a short-lived Baylor lead late in the first half on a very big Monday, sending his team on the way to a 92-74 rout in Allen Fieldhouse, where the Bears remain winless. The first loud sign that Taylor would have the sort of night Collins had in leading Kansas to a 100-90 victory two years ago came in the first half when Thomas Robinson had the ball in his hands, facing Taylor, who was at the free-throw line. Palms up, arms stretched, Taylor pinned his shoulders back to let Robinson know he wanted the ball. Robinson hesitated, and Taylor widened his eyes, made the same gesture and all but stomped the ground, non-verbally telling his teammate he wanted the ball and he wanted it now! This time Robinson gave it to him, and Taylor showed why he so badly wanted the ball. He knew nobody could stop him from getting to the rim. Nobody stopped him all night because Taylor’s quicker than Collins ever was. He’s Cool Papa Bell quick, as in gets out of bed to turn off the light switch on the other side of the room and is back under the covers before it’s dark. Kansas coach Bill Self thought the world of the way Collins attacked, but he never invoked Allen Iverson’s name in making a quickness comparison. He did recently with Taylor. Taylor doesn’t always exhibit Collins’ court savvy. Please see KEEGAN, page 4B

Weis kicks backsides, returns names By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

For the first time since being introduced as the new Kansas University football coach on Dec. 9, Charlie Weis spoke with the media Monday, partly to offer a state-of-the-program address and partly to introduce quarterbacks Dayne Crist and Jake Heaps and wide receiver Justin McCay. Before getting to the meat of the news conference, Weis answered the one question that has captivated KU fans since learning of Turner Gill’s firing. “Let’s get the biggest question answered right off the bat,”

Weis said. “Yes, we’re gonna put the names on the back of the jerseys. Can we put that one to bed now?” Weis’ request to move past the uniform issue became easier with each sentence he uttered. During the 35-minute questionand-answer session, Weis delivered hard news, a few philosophical beliefs and a healthy dose of comic relief. In short, he nearly gave up as much information in a half hour than Gill gave during his entire time in charge of the Jayhawks. Weis announced 10 former players, many of whom played significant snaps during the 2011 season, had been dismissed from

the program. Those players were dismissed for everything from academic and behavioral issues to a desire to continue their careers elsewhere. Weis said he could not go into great detail about the dismissals. Six — JaQwaylin Arps, Dexter McDonald, Darrian Miller, Adonis Saunders, Brock Berglund and Keeston Terry — simply were released by the program. Three others — Jordan Webb, Tyrone Sellers and Tom Mabry — will no longer be a part of the program but will remain enrolled at KU for the spring semester and may consider playing elsewhere in the future.

“They’re in school,” Weis said. “But they’re not part of our football team, mutually decided.” And Travis Bodenstein informed Weis that he would transfer to another school. “In addition to that, there are several guys on walk-on status that have been dismissed from the team,” Weis said. “And all of those guys have been dismissed academically. I think that walkons should be treated the same Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo as scholarship players.” By announcing the moves, KANSAS FOOTBALL COACH CHARLIE WEIS Weis made clear to the media talks with media members Monday at what he already had made clear the Anderson Family Football Complex. Weis introduced some new Jayhawks and Please see FOOTBALL, page 5B announced the departure of 10 others.


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Royals look to lock up young stars KANSAS CITY, MO. (AP) — Kansas City Royals owner David Glass believes small-market franchises must do whatever it takes to lock up young talent long term, even if it’s a sometimes risky proposition. That means the pressure is on Royals general manager Dayton Moore. The Royals are expected to field the youngest team in baseball this season, though that hasn’t diminished expectations. Many expect them to challenge Detroit in the AL Central behind a cadre of youthful stars such as first baseman Eric Hosmer and third baseman Mike Moustakas. Glass said he expects Moore to begin discussions with both of them on long-term deals as early as this season, even though they just arrived from the minor leagues last year. “The Indians, the Rays and other people have had some success in keeping the young ones,� Glass told The Associated Press on Monday. “I think we’ve got a special group, and keeping them together and the best of the crop is really important to us.� Tampa Bay may be the best example of how such a gamble can pay off. Last month, the Rays agreed to a five-year deal with 22-year-old left-hander Matt Moore that includes options that could stretch it to eight years, even though Moore has made only five big league appearances and two starts. But the team was willing to

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KANSAS CITY ROYALS THIRD BASEMAN MIKE MOUSTAKAS (8) AND FIRST BASEMAN ERIC HOSMER CELEBRATE after winning a game against the Boston Red Sox on Aug. 20, 2011, in Kansas City, Mo. risk big money on his big potential, and if he pans out, the team will have gotten a deep discount on what Moore would command on the open market. The Rays have worked out similar contracts with pitchers James Shields and Wade Davis, third baseman Evan Longoria and first baseman Ben Zobrist, allowing them to compete in the loaded AL East with big budget teams like the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox. The Royals spent just over $36 million on their opening day payroll last season, last in the majors and about $165 million less than the Yankees. But that’s somewhat misleading because so many of the guys in the lineup by Septem-

USA basketball taps team for ’12 Games NEW YORK (AP) — This U.S. basketball team might be even better than the last two that won gold medals. “This will be the most talented of the three teams that I’ve had the opportunity to coach,� coach Mike Krzyzewski said Monday during a conference call. The Americans announced the 20 players who will be candidates for the London Games, adding Blake Griffin of the Clippers and LaMarcus Aldridge of Portland to the 18 holdovers from either the 2008 Olympics or 2010 world championship who have said they wish to be considered again. The 12-man roster and alternates for the Olympics will be chosen from the new player pool in June. Returning from the team that won gold in Beijing are: Kobe Bryant, LeBron James, Dwyane Wade, Chris Bosh, Carmelo Anthony, Dwight Howard, Chris Paul and Deron Williams. Back from the reigning world champions are: Kevin Durant, Derrick Rose, Tyson Chandler, Eric Gordon, Rudy Gay, Kevin Love, Lamar Odom, Chauncey Billups, Russell Westbrook and Andre Iguodala. “I like the fact that we have a roster full of guys who’ve been champions, either in the Olympics or world championships, and guys who are excited to play,� Krzyzewski said. USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo had planned to add Griffin to the national team roster in 2009, but he was hurt shortly after being selected with the No. 1 overall pick and those plans were scrapped. Aldridge was on the national team roster but withdrew from consideration for the 2010 worlds for personal reasons. But both have a shot now if the Americans decide to bolster the frontcourt on a roster loaded with point guards and wing players. And it’s an experienced group, with Anthony playing in 59 games for the U.S. and James 55. The final roster of 12 players and six alternates is due June 18, before the NBA finals will be completed in this lockout-delayed season, so there will be no time for a tryout camp. But USA Basketball needed to submit the list of all candidates by the end of this month so they could be entered in the drug-testing program. The Americans will have to decide how many point guards to keep from a list that includes Rose (the NBA MVP) Paul, Williams, Westbrook and Billups — though he started at shooting guard in Istanbul, as he does now playing alongside Paul on the Clippers. Size could be a consideration for a potential matchup against a Spain team that boasts Pau and Marc Gasol, along with Oklahoma City’s Serge Ibaka, which could help the two newcomers. Colangelo said Aldridge is a versatile big man who can shoot from the perimeter, and he sounds just as excited about Griffin as the many fans of his astounding dunks.

ber were called up from the minor leagues. Those are the guys whose contracts Dayton Moore will be eyeing soon. “Probably during this season,� Glass said. “These guys, the majority of them came up during the season last year. ... Some of them will improve significantly. Others will level off. That’s just kind of the history of the game.� Hosmer was a rookie of the year candidate after hitting .285 with 20 homers and 87 RBIs last season, while Moustakas batted .352 with four homers and 12 RBIs in September, solidifying their place as not only the cornerstone of the infield but also the entire organization.

Shortstop Alcides Escobar, second baseman Johnny Giavotella and catcher Salvador Perez also showed flashes of brilliance as they locked down spots in the starting lineup. “We like where we are,� Dayton Moore said. “Six of the nine players in the lineup for us most days will be homegrown talent, and two of the remaining three will be players we acquired through trades of players that were in our system. Now the players need to go out and play.� The Royals expect another rookie in Lorenzo Cain to start in center field, while left fielder Alex Gordon has talked about signing a long-term deal of his own after a breakout 2011 season. Glass has always defended the Royals’ often meager payroll, but there are signs he’s willing to loosen the purse strings — especially if the team is finally in contention. That could be this season, if expectations turn into results. “We’re never going to be able to do what the big markets do,� Glass said. “The Yankees, if they can have $200-million plus, they’re always going to have two or three times as much as the rest of us. “But there’s enough flexibility there,� he said. “What small markets need to do is position themselves so if the year’s going well and they’ve got a shot at winning their division, then you need to be able to step up and add to that mix whatever you need, whatever you think you need to win.�

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Syracuse holds steady at top of AP poll Syracuse is a runaway No. 1 in the Associated Press’ college basketball poll for the sixth straight week. The Orange, one of three unbeatens entering play Monday, received 60 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel. Kentucky was second with four first-place votes, followed by Baylor, which got its first No. 1 vote this season before suffering a 9274 loss at Kansas on Monday night. Duke and Missouri moved up four places to fourth and fifth, while Ohio State, Kansas, North Carolina, Michigan State and Georgetown round out the top 10. Unbeaten Murray State moved from No. 15 to No. 12. Illinois moved in at No. 22. Saint Mary’s, Calif. is No. 24, its first appearance this season. Gonzaga and Seton Hall dropped out of the poll.

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Baylor keeps No. 1 rank Baylor remains the unanimous No. 1 choice in the Associated Press women’s college basketball poll. The Lady Bears received all the first-place votes Monday for the seventh straight week after routing Oklahoma State and Texas. Baylor has a challenging week ahead, visiting No. 17 Texas Tech and hosting No. 23 Kansas State. The Wildcats entered the Top 25 for the first time since the final poll of 2009 after beating then-No. 10 Texas Tech by one point. Notre Dame, Connecticut, Stanford and Duke followed Baylor. Kentucky jumped to sixth after beating Tennessee and South Carolina. Rutgers was seventh and Maryland fell to eighth after losing at Miami for its first loss. The Vols and Ohio State round out the first 10. Penn State rejoined the poll at No. 22 after defeating Nebraska, which fell from 15th to 20th. Gonzaga and South Carolina dropped out a week after entering the Top 25.

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Royals deal with Pena, Getz KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas City Royals agreed to one-year contracts with catcher Brayan Pena and second baseman Chris Getz on Monday, avoiding arbitration with both players. Pena will get $835,000 this season after hitting .248 with three homers and 24 RBIs in 72 games last year. He’s expected to back up Salvador Perez, who batted .331 with three homers and 21 RBIs in 39 games after getting called up from the minors. Getz receives $967,500 and can earn a $17,500 bonus for playing 110 games and a $50,000 bonus if he’s an All-Star. He made $443,000 last year. Getz, the starter last season until Johnny Giavotella was called up, hit .255 with 26 RBIs in 118 games. He will provide depth at second base and shortstop. The Royals have five players still eligible for arbitration: pitchers Luke Hochever, Felipe Paulino and Jonathan Sanchez, and outfielders Alex Gordon and Mitch Maier. Teams and players exchange salary proposals today.

NFL

Rams to introduce Fisher ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Rams have scheduled a news conference to introduce Jeff Fisher as their new coach. The announcement for 1 p.m. today came amid reports Saints defensive coordinator Gregg Williams has agreed to join Fisher’s staff in the same role. The Rams on Friday agreed to a deal with Fisher, who sat out last season after 17 with the Titans. Fisher was the top coaching candidate this offseason and picked St. Louis, 2-14 last year and with only 15 wins the last five years, over Miami.

Tebow will start for Denver ENGLEWOOD, COLO. — Tim Tebow will enter training camp as the Denver Broncos’ starting quarterback for 2012. The team sought to curb the circus that’s sure to surround Tebow this offseason by declaring him the incumbent at a season-ending news conference Monday. John Elway, a Hall of Famer who rejoined the team a year ago as chief of football operations, has pledged to work with Tebow this offseason to polish his passing game. Tebow took over a 1-4 team in October and guided the Broncos to their first playoff berth since 2005. His 80-yard TD toss on the first play of overtime beat Pittsburgh in the wildcard round before the Broncos lost at New England Saturday. Tebow is the Broncos’ only quarterback under contract for 2012.

TENNIS

Djokovic grabs emphatic win MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Anyone who didn’t know Novak Djokovic won three of the four Grand Slam titles last year only had to look at his shoes. That’s if his emphatic first-round win Tuesday at the Australian Open wasn’t evidence enough. Djokovic started his Australian Open defense with a 6-2, 6-0, 6-0 win over Paolo Lorenzi of Italy, wearing a pair of red-white-and-blue shoes with images of his three major trophies on the sides and a Serbian flag on the heels. He gave up an early break but immediately broke back at love as he won the next 17 games, saving a breakpoint in the opening game of the second set.

HOCKEY

Crosby to meet with specialist PITTSBURGH — Pittsburgh Penguins star Sidney Crosby will meet with a specialist this week because of lingering concussionlike symptoms. Crosby hasn’t played since Dec. 5 following a recurrence of the symptoms that sidelined him for more than 10 months last year. The 24-year-old star skated with his teammates for the first time in more than a month last Friday, a first step in what could be another long comeback. He has had dizziness and headaches and problems exerting himself at a high level.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Philadelphia New York Boston Toronto New Jersey

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GB — 4 51⁄2 61⁄2 71⁄2

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Home 6-0 3-3 3-4 2-4 0-4

Away 4-3 3-4 1-4 2-6 3-7

Southeast Division Orlando Atlanta Miami Charlotte Washington

W L 9 3 10 4 8 4 3 11 1 12

Pct .750 .714 .667 .214 .077

GB — — 1 7 81⁄2

L10 8-2 7-3 6-4 2-8 1-9

Str W-4 W-3 L-3 L-1 L-4

Home 4-1 6-1 3-1 2-6 1-6

Away 5-2 4-3 5-3 1-5 0-6

Conf 6-1 5-3 4-5 3-8 2-8

76ers 94, Bucks 82 PHILADELPHIA — Jrue Holiday scored 24 points, and Andre Iguodala had 21 to help Philadelphia beat Milwaukee and remain unbeaten at home. Conf The Sixers have won three 5-2 straight and nine of 10 over9-3 all and already hold a fourgame lead over the second6-1 2-10 place New York Knicks in the Atlantic Division. 1-10

Central Division Chicago Indiana Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit

W L 12 3 9 3 6 6 4 8 3 10

Pct .800 .750 .500 .333 .231

GB — 11⁄2 41⁄2 61⁄2 8

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Str L-1 W-3 W-1 L-2 L-1

Home 5-0 5-0 2-1 4-0 2-5

Away 7-3 4-3 4-5 0-8 1-5

Conf 7-1 9-3 4-3 2-2 3-8

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division San Antonio Dallas Memphis Houston New Orleans

W 9 8 6 6 3

L 4 6 6 7 10

Pct .692 .571 .500 .462 .231

GB — 11⁄2 21⁄2 3 6

L10 7-3 7-3 6-4 5-5 1-9

Str W-3 L-1 W-3 W-3 L-4

Home 9-0 6-2 5-2 4-1 1-6

Away 0-4 2-4 1-4 2-6 2-4

Pct .857 .667 .615 .615 .385

GB — 3 31⁄2 31⁄2 61⁄2

L10 8-2 8-2 5-5 6-4 5-5

Str W-7 W-2 W-1 L-1 W-1

Home 6-1 6-1 6-1 6-2 3-5

Away 6-1 2-3 2-4 2-3 2-3

Pct .700 .667 .333 .333 .286

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Northwest Division Oklahoma City Utah Portland Denver Minnesota

W L 12 2 8 4 8 5 8 5 5 8

Conf 9-3 4-5 4-5 3-6 2-9

W L 7 3 10 5 4 8 4 8 4 10

Monday’s games Memphis 102, Chicago 86 Orlando 102, New York 93 Cleveland 102, Charlotte 94 Houston 114, Washington 106 Philadelphia 94, Milwaukee 82 Portland 84, New Orleans 77 L.A. Clippers 101, New Jersey 91 Atlanta 93, Toronto 84 Minnesota 99, Sacramento 86 Oklahoma City 97, Boston 88 L.A. Lakers 73, Dallas 70

Today’s games Golden State at Cleveland, 7 p.m. Charlotte at Orlando, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Miami, 7:30 p.m.

MILWAUKEE (82) Jackson 3-12 2-2 9, Leuer 5-8 0-0 11, Bogut 10-18 0-1 20, Jennings 3-11 1-2 7, Delfino 3-8 0-0 7, Harris 5-8 2-4 12, Udrih 3-4 4-4 10, Ilyasova 2-3 0-1 4, Livingston 0-0 0-0 0, Gooden 1-3 0-0 2, Brockman 0-0 0-0 0, Hobson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-75 9-14 82. PHILADELPHIA (94) Iguodala 9-14 0-0 21, Brand 2-8 2-2 6, Hawes 4-8 1-4 11, Holiday 11-17 0-0 24, Meeks 2-8 4-4 9, Williams 6-17 2-2 17, Battie 1-3 0-0 2, Young 1-8 0-0 2, Nocioni 1-1 0-1 2. Totals 37-84 9-13 94. Milwaukee 25 18 19 20—82 Philadelphia 31 16 29 18—94 3-Point Goals-Milwaukee 3-14 (Leuer 1-1, Delfino 1-4, Jackson 1-5, Bogut 0-1, Jennings 0-3), Philadelphia 11-23 (Iguodala 3-5, Williams 3-5, Hawes 2-3, Holiday 2-4, Meeks 1-6). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsMilwaukee 50 (Bogut 11), Philadelphia 46 (Hawes 10). Assists-Milwaukee 16 (Jackson, Bogut 4), Philadelphia 22 (Williams 6). Total Fouls-Milwaukee 15, Philadelphia 15. Technicals-Jackson. A-17,281 (20,318).

Magic 102, Knicks 93 NEW YORK — Ryan Anderson scored a career-high 30 points, extending his NBA Conf lead with seven three-point9-2 ers, and Orlando completed 4-4 a perfect four-game road trip. 6-4 5-5 4-2

Pacific Division L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Phoenix Golden State Sacramento

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Conf 4-2 8-4 3-5 0-5 2-6

Phoenix at Chicago, 8 p.m. Detroit at Houston, 8 p.m. Denver at Milwaukee, 8 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Utah, 9 p.m..

Wednesday’s games San Antonio at Orlando, 7 p.m. Oklahoma City at Washington, 7 p.m. Denver at Philadelphia, 7 p.m. Toronto at Boston, 7:30 p.m. Golden State at New Jersey, 7:30 p.m. Phoenix at New York, 7:30 p.m. Memphis at New Orleans, 8 p.m. Detroit at Minnesota, 8 p.m. Portland at Atlanta, 8 p.m. Indiana at Sacramento, 10 p.m. Dallas at L.A. Clippers, 10:30 p.m.

ORLANDO (102) Turkoglu 5-9 1-2 15, Anderson 11-19 1-1 30, Howard 3-6 2-9 8, Nelson 3-10 1-2 8, Redick 8-12 2-2 21, G.Davis 3-8 6-6 12, Q.Richardson 2-4 0-0 5, Duhon 1-1 0-0 3, Wafer 0-2 0-0 0, Clark 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-71 13-22 102. NEW YORK (93) Anthony 9-27 14-16 33, Stoudemire 4-7 2-2 10, Chandler 2-4 0-0 4, Shumpert 3-9 4-4 12, Fields 2-3 2-2 6, Harrellson 3-5 0-1 8, Walker 0-1 0-0 0, Douglas 4-12 4-4 12, Jeffries 2-3 2-4 6, Bibby 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 30-73 28-33 93. Orlando 17 28 28 29—102 New York 23 28 24 18—93 3-Point Goals-Orlando 17-35 (Anderson 7-13, Turkoglu 4-7, Redick 3-6, Duhon 1-1, Q.Richardson 1-3, Nelson 1-5), New York 5-20 (Harrellson 2-3, Shumpert 2-4, Anthony 1-8, Bibby 0-1, Walker 0-1, Douglas 0-3). Fouled Out-Howard. Rebounds-Orlando 50 (Howard 10), New York 42 (Anthony, Chandler 8). AssistsOrlando 21 (Nelson 7), New York 14 (Anthony 5). Total Fouls-Orlando 27, New York 23. Technicals-Howard, Orlando defensive three second. A-19,763 (19,763).

Clippers 101, Nets 91 LOS ANGELES — Blake Griffin had 23 points and 14 rebounds, and the Clippers beat New Jersey without injured point guard Chris Paul after blowing an 18-point lead. NEW JERSEY (91) Stevenson 1-4 0-0 3, Humphries 5-10 4-4 14, Okur 6-11 0-0 15, D.Williams 5-14 2-4 14, Brooks 7-14 3-4 19, She.Williams 2-5 4-7 8, Morrow 0-2 2-3 2, Petro 5-7 0-2 10, Farmar 2-11 2-2 6. Totals 33-78 17-26 91. L.A. CLIPPERS (101) Butler 8-17 1-4 20, Griffin 9-15 5-13 23, Jordan 5-6 2-4 12, Billups 5-16 7-7 20, Foye 6-17 0-0 13, Gomes 1-2 2-2 5, Fortson 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 2-2 2-5 6, Thompkins 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 37-80 19-35 101.

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How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis inactive (out for season). Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 6. FGs: 3-7. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 2. FGs: 1-3. FTs: 0-0. Xavier Henry, New Orleans inactive (ankle injury). Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta inactive (shoulder injury). Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 24. FGs: 8-15. FTs: 6-6. Josh Selby, Memphis Pts: 5. FGs: 2-5. FTs: 0-0. New Jersey 17 23 23 28—91 L.A. Clippers 32 21 21 27—101 3-Point Goals-New Jersey 8-24 (Okur 3-6, D.Williams 2-5, Brooks 2-5, Stevenson 1-3, Morrow 0-1, Farmar 0-4), L.A. Clippers 8-21 (Billups 3-5, Butler 3-8, Gomes 1-1, Foye 1-6, Thompkins 0-1). Fouled Out-Humphries. Rebounds-New Jersey 48 (Brooks, She. Williams 8), L.A. Clippers 65 (Griffin 14). Assists-New Jersey 22 (Farmar 7), L.A. Clippers 26 (Foye 10). Total Fouls-New Jersey 24, L.A. Clippers 21. TechnicalsNew Jersey Coach Johnson, New Jersey defensive three second 2. Flagrant FoulsStevenson. A-19,060 (19,060).

Grizzlies 102, Bulls 86 MEMPHIS, TENN. — Rudy Gay scored 24 points, and Mike Conley added 20 points and eight assists for Memphis. CHICAGO (86) Deng 8-18 4-5 20, Boozer 5-12 3-4 13, Noah 1-4 0-0 2, Lucas 3-9 1-3 8, Brewer 3-9 0-0 6, Gibson 6-8 4-4 16, Korver 0-4 0-0 0, Watson 5-10 7-9 17, Asik 1-2 0-0 2, Scalabrine 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 33-78 19-25 86. MEMPHIS (102) Gay 11-18 1-3 24, Speights 7-16 2-2 16, Gasol 9-13 1-3 19, Conley 9-13 1-1 20, Allen 3-6 0-0 6, Mayo 2-7 0-0 4, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Selby 2-5 0-0 5, Cunningham 2-2 0-0 4, Pondexter 2-5 0-0 4, Young 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 47-87 5-9 102. Chicago 21 17 28 20—86 Memphis 28 30 19 25—102 3-Point Goals-Chicago 1-12 (Lucas 1-3, Brewer 0-1, Scalabrine 0-1, Watson 0-2, Deng 0-2, Korver 0-3), Memphis 3-10 (Conley 1-2, Gay 1-2, Selby 1-3, Davis 0-1, Mayo 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Chicago 42 (Boozer 7), Memphis 53 (Speights 12). Assists-Chicago 12 (Watson, Deng 3), Memphis 23 (Conley 8). Total Fouls-Chicago 14, Memphis 19. A-18,119 (18,119).

Rockets 114, Wizards 106 WASHINGTON — Kevin Martin scored 25 points, and Samuel Dalembert added 20 for Houston. HOUSTON (114) Parsons 4-7 0-0 8, Scola 8-15 2-2 18, Dalembert 9-11 2-2 20, Lowry 4-14 6-6 16, Martin 7-16 10-10 25, Dragic 2-5 4-4 9, Patterson 2-5 0-0 4, Hill 3-8 0-0 6, Budinger 3-6 1-2 8. Totals 42-87 25-26 114. WASHINGTON (106) Singleton 3-6 0-0 6, Booker 1-6 1-2 3, McGee 4-7 0-0 8, Wall 13-22 12-16 38, Young 3-12 5-5 13, Blatche 4-8 3-4 11, Crawford 7-12 2-2 17, Mason 0-2 1-1 1, Vesely 3-4 1-2 7, Mack 1-1 0-0 2, Evans 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-80 25-32 106.

Houston 27 31 33 23—114 Washington 28 26 21 31—106 3-Point Goals-Houston 5-16 (Lowry 2-5, Dragic 1-2, Budinger 1-3, Martin 1-5, Parsons 0-1), Washington 3-11 (Young 2-5, Crawford 1-2, Singleton 0-2, Mason 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Houston 46 (Parsons 8), Washington 48 (Blatche 12). AssistsHouston 24 (Martin 8), Washington 16 (Wall 8). Total Fouls-Houston 21, Washington 22. Technicals-Lowry, Houston defensive three second, Blatche, Wall. A-15,594 (20,278).

Cavaliers 102, Bobcats 94 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Kyrie Irving had 25 points and seven assists to lead Cleveland. The Cavaliers scored the final nine points. CLEVELAND (102) Casspi 4-8 6-7 14, Jamison 9-16 0-1 20, Varejao 7-14 0-0 14, Irving 9-16 6-8 25, Parker 0-1 0-0 0, Sessions 1-4 2-2 4, Gibson 0-5 2-2 2, Erden 2-4 1-2 5, T.Thompson 4-8 0-3 8, Gee 3-4 3-4 10. Totals 39-80 20-29 102. CHARLOTTE (94) Henderson 6-11 5-9 17, Thomas 0-3 1-2 1, Mullens 3-11 2-4 9, Augustin 9-17 4-5 24, Walker 6-21 1-2 14, White 7-9 1-2 15, Diaw 2-4 0-0 4, Higgins 1-6 0-0 2, Brown 4-4 0-2 8. Totals 38-86 14-26 94. Cleveland 30 16 3323—102 Charlotte 23 34 20 17—94 3-Point Goals-Cleveland 4-15 (Jamison 2-6, Irving 1-1, Gee 1-2, Casspi 0-2, Gibson 0-4), Charlotte 4-17 (Augustin 2-7, Mullens 1-3, Walker 1-4, Diaw 0-1, Higgins 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Cleveland 55 (Varejao 12), Charlotte 55 (Mullens 12). Assists-Cleveland 26 (Sessions 9), Charlotte 20 (Augustin 8). Total Fouls-Cleveland 23, Charlotte 23. Technicals-Cleveland defensive three second. A-14,988 (19,077).

Trail Blazers 84, Hornets 77 NEW ORLEANS — LaMarcus Aldridge scored 22 points, and Portland snapped a three-game skid. PORTLAND (84) Wallace 5-11 3-6 14, Aldridge 10-17 2-2 22, Thomas 4-5 0-0 8, Felton 1-8 0-0 2, Matthews 4-10 0-1 10, Batum 6-11 5-6 19, Crawford 2-8 0-0 5, C.Smith 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 34-72 10-15 84. NEW ORLEANS (77) Summers 3-8 2-2 8, J.Smith 1-5 0-0 2, Okafor 4-5 4-8 12, Jack 6-13 9-10 21, Belinelli 1-8 0-0 2, Landry 0-1 1-2 1, Vasquez 0-2 3-4 3, Kaman 6-15 0-0 12, Aminu 3-6 2-2 8, Ayon 4-5 0-0 8, T.Johnson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 28-68 21-28 77. Portland 20 17 27 20—84 New Orleans 15 20 16 26—77 3-Point Goals-Portland 6-20 (Batum 2-5, Matthews 2-5, Wallace 1-2, Crawford 1-4, Aldridge 0-1, Felton 0-3), New Orleans 0-9 (Aminu 0-1, Jack 0-2, Belinelli 0-3, Summers 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Portland 42 (Aldridge 9), New Orleans 48 (Okafor 10). Assists-Portland 25 (Felton 12), New Orleans 16 (Vasquez 6). Total FoulsPortland 20, New Orleans 15. TechnicalsNew Orleans defensive three second. A-14,758 (17,188).

Hawks 93, Raptors 84 ATLANTA — Josh Smith scored 28 points and pulled down a season-high 15 rebounds, and Joe Johnson added 27 points for Atlanta as the Hawks won their third straight. TORONTO (84) Butler 4-9 2-2 10, Davis 3-8 1-3 7, A.Johnson 5-9 3-5 13, Calderon 6-9 0-0 13, DeRozan 5-17 0-0 10, Kleiza 0-1 2-2 2, Barbosa 8-15 4-5 22, Magloire 1-2 0-1 2, Forbes 1-8 3-4 5. Totals 33-78 15-22 84. ATLANTA (93) Williams 0-5 5-6 5, Smith 13-19 2-4 28, Collins 0-1 0-0 0, Teague 5-13 2-4 13, Jo.Johnson 9-20 6-7 27, McGrady 0-0 0-0 0, Pachulia 0-0 6-6 6, I.Johnson 1-3 2-2 4, Pargo 0-1 0-0 0, Green 2-7 0-0 4, Radmanovic 2-2 1-2 6. Totals 32-71 24-31 93. Toronto 18 27 26 13—84 Atlanta 26 24 23 20—93

3-Point Goals-Toronto 3-12 (Barbosa 2-3, Calderon 1-1, Forbes 0-1, Butler 0-3, DeRozan 0-4), Atlanta 5-13 (Jo.Johnson 3-8, Radmanovic 1-1, Teague 1-1, Green 0-1, Williams 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsToronto 52 (Davis 11), Atlanta 46 (Smith 15). Assists-Toronto 19 (Calderon 11), Atlanta 21 (Jo.Johnson, Teague 6). Total Fouls-Toronto 27, Atlanta 19. TechnicalsDeRozan, Teague. A-11,050 (18,729).

Timberwolves 99, Kings 86 MINNEAPOLIS — Kevin Love had 33 points and 11 rebounds, and Luke Ridnour added 25 points and nine assists to lead Minnesota. SACRAMENTO (86) Salmons 4-11 3-4 11, Hickson 4-11 1-2 9, Cousins 5-8 0-0 10, Evans 3-11 3-4 9, Thornton 4-12 2-2 12, Thompson 6-9 0-3 12, Greene 2-4 1-2 5, Garcia 4-6 2-3 12, Fredette 3-7 0-0 6. Totals 35-79 12-20 86. MINNESOTA (99) Johnson 3-11 0-0 6, Love 11-21 9-11 33, Milicic 0-1 0-0 0, Rubio 3-10 2-2 9, Ridnour 10-14 1-2 25, Pekovic 2-5 1-2 5, Ellington 6-10 0-0 15, Williams 0-3 2-2 2, Randolph 2-4 0-0 4, Tolliver 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-80 15-19 99. Sacramento 22 24 16 24—86 Minnesota 28 14 25 32—99 3-Point Goals-Sacramento 4-17 (Garcia 2-4, Thornton 2-5, Evans 0-2, Fredette 0-3, Salmons 0-3), Minnesota 10-26 (Ridnour 4-4, Ellington 3-5, Love 2-7, Rubio 1-3, Tolliver 0-1, Williams 0-2, Johnson 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Sacramento 53 (Evans 8), Minnesota 46 (Love 11). Assists-Sacramento 20 (Evans 10), Minnesota 24 (Ridnour 9). Total FoulsSacramento 18, Minnesota 20. TechnicalsLove. A-16,159 (19,356).

Thunder 97, Celtics 88 BOSTON — Russell Westbrook scored 26 points, hitting a pair of three-pointers in the final 91 seconds for Oklahoma City. OKLAHOMA CITY (97) Durant 9-20 8-8 28, Ibaka 3-6 0-0 6, Perkins 3-5 1-1 7, Westbrook 9-18 5-6 26, Sefolosha 7-9 3-3 19, Collison 3-7 0-0 6, Harden 2-8 1-1 5, Mohammed 0-2 0-0 0, Cook 0-3 0-0 0, Jackson 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 36-80 18-19 97. BOSTON (88) Pierce 8-15 6-6 24, Garnett 5-19 2-2 12, O’Neal 5-11 2-3 12, Rondo 6-14 0-0 12, Allen 2-7 1-1 6, Bass 1-5 2-2 4, Stiemsma 0-0 0-0 0, Pietrus 5-9 1-2 14, Daniels 2-3 0-0 4, Moore 0-4 0-0 0. Totals 34-87 14-16 88. Oklahoma City 25 21 26 25—97 Boston 17 22 23 26—88 3-Point Goals-Oklahoma City 7-19 (Westbrook 3-4, Sefolosha 2-2, Durant 2-7, Cook 0-2, Harden 0-4), Boston 6-14 (Pietrus 3-6, Pierce 2-4, Allen 1-2, Moore 0-1, Rondo 0-1). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsOklahoma City 44 (Durant, Westbrook 7), Boston 56 (Garnett 12). Assists-Oklahoma City 13 (Durant, Westbrook 4), Boston 18 (Rondo 9). Total Fouls-Oklahoma City 19, Boston 17. Technicals-Oklahoma City defensive three second, Boston defensive three second. A-18,624 (18,624).

Lakers 73, Mavericks 70 LOS ANGELES — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 3.1 seconds left. DALLAS (70) Marion 3-10 1-2 7, Nowitzki 8-17 5-6 21, Haywood 0-3 1-2 1, Kidd 1-9 1-2 3, West 3-6 0-0 6, Odom 4-12 0-0 10, Terry 3-10 0-0 7, Mahinmi 4-7 1-2 9, Carter 2-6 1-2 6. Totals 28-80 10-16 70. L.A. LAKERS (73) Barnes 1-5 7-8 9, Gasol 3-11 2-2 8, Bynum 8-13 1-2 17, Fisher 5-9 2-2 13, Bryant 7-22 0-1 14, World Peace 1-7 0-0 2, Morris 0-1 1-2 1, McRoberts 3-5 1-2 7, Kapono 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 29-76 14-19 73. Dallas 18 17 16 19—70 L.A. Lakers 15 24 7 27—73 3-Point Goals-Dallas 4-26 (Odom 2-5, Carter 1-4, Terry 1-5, Nowitzki 0-1, Marion 0-1, West 0-2, Kidd 0-8), L.A. Lakers 1-10 (Fisher 1-2, World Peace 0-1, Barnes 0-2, Kapono 0-2, Bryant 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Dallas 58 (Mahinmi 10), L.A. Lakers 52 (Bynum 15). Assists-Dallas 16 (Terry 7), L.A. Lakers 19 (Bryant 7). Total Fouls-Dallas 15, L.A. Lakers 14. Flagrant Fouls-Barnes. A-18,997 (18,997).

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Dixon sparks No. 5 Mizzou past Texas A&M, 70-51 The Associated Press

No. 5 Missouri 70, Texas A&M 51 COLUMBIA, MO. — Reserve Michael Dixon scored 18 points and helped spark a 17-0 first-half run as Missouri beat Texas A&M on Monday, snapping an eight-game losing streak to the Aggies. The Tigers (17-1, 4-1 Big 12) started the game by making only five of their first 14 shots from the field against the conference’s best scoring defense. But Dixon’s threepointer with 7:22 remaining in the first half started the 17-0 run that gave Missouri a 31-17 lead. Elston Turner hit a free throw to end the Aggies’ 6:32 scoreless drought. Turner and Khris Middleton both had 13 points for Texas A&M (10-7, 1-4), which scored the first seven points in the second half to get within 42-30. The Aggies got within 10 points three times, but could get no closer. Marcus Denmon’s steal and ensuing three-point play with 8:40 left started a 10-1 run for Missouri, which led 64-44 with 3:57 left in the game. Missouri’s last win over Texas A&M had been in the 2004 Big 12 tournament. Missouri is ranked in the top five for the first time since 2003-04, and has won

62 of its last 65 home games, falling only to Kansas twice and Texas A&M. The Tigers’ have won each home game this season by an average of 27.6 points. The Aggies came in allowing 57.5 points per game, holding opponents to 36.9 percent shooting. Missouri couldn’t do much better, shooting 40 percent, but the Tigers held Texas A&M to 35 percent, its second-lowest shooting percentage of the season. Denmon added 16 points and nine rebounds for Missouri, which leads the Big 12 in scoring offense (83.9) and field goal percentage (51.2). Middleton is leading the Aggies in scoring since he returned nine games ago after surgery to repair a partially torn meniscus in his right knee. Ray Turner added 11 points and nine rebounds for Texas A&M, which has lost six of eight. Ricardo Ratliffe wasn’t called for his first foul until the second half for the second consecutive game, helping Missouri avoid having to go deeper than its seven-man rotation. The Tigers outrebounded Texas A&M 3826 and were 27 of 31 from the free throw line. Texas A&M coach Billy Kennedy served as an assistant under Missouri coach

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MISSOURI’S MICHAEL DIXON CELEBRATES after making a three-point shot during the first half against Texas A&M on Monday in Columbia, Mo. Frank Haith while both were at Miami in 2005-06. Haith defeated his mentor and former head coach, Rick Barnes, in a 84-73 victory on Friday over Texas. TEXAS A&M (10-7) Loubeau 2-8 6-6 10, Middleton 5-12 1-3 13, Davis 0-0 0-0 0, Harris 1-8 0-0 2, E. Turner 4-8 2-2 13, Hibbert 1-2 0-1 2, McDonald 0-0 0-0 0, Green 0-1 0-0 0, Alexander 0-1 0-0 0, R. Turner 4-8 3-3 11. Totals 17-48 12-15 51.

MISSOURI (17-1) Ratliffe 5-7 7-8 17, P. Pressey 2-5 6-6 10, M. Pressey 0-3 0-0 0, Denmon 4-11 7-8 16, English 2-9 4-4 8, Dixon 6-10 2-2 18, Sutton 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 0-2 1-3 1, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Rosburg 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-47 27-31 70. Halftime-Missouri 42-23. 3-Point GoalsTexas A&M 5-12 (E. Turner 3-5, Middleton 2-4, Green 0-1, Alexander 0-1, Harris 0-1), Missouri 5-17 (Dixon 4-7, Denmon 1-7, P. Pressey 0-1, English 0-2). Fouled Out-Dixon, E. Turner. Rebounds-Texas A&M 26 (R. Turner 9), Missouri 38 (Denmon 9). AssistsTexas A&M 5 (E. Turner 2), Missouri 12 (P. Pressey 4). Total Fouls-Texas A&M 23, Missouri 15. A-15,061.

No. 1 Syracuse 71, Pittsburgh 63 SYRACUSE, N.Y. — Dion Waiters had 16 points, and Scoop Jardine had 12 points and 10 assists as Syracuse beat Pittsburgh to open the season with 20 straight wins. The Orange (20-0, 7-0 Big East) set a school record for most consecutive victories to start a season and it was win No. 876 for coach Jim Boeheim, tying him with Adolph Rupp of Kentucky for fourth place all-time in Division I. North Carolina’s Dean Smith is third with 879. It was the seventh straight loss for Pittsburgh (11-8, 0-6). The Panthers were coming off a stunning 62-39 home loss to Rutgers last Wednesday, the fewest points they scored in a regulation game since a 53-30 loss to Temple in 1969.

No. 21 Marquette 74, No. 23 Louisville 63 MILWAUKEE — Darius Johnson-Odom scored 19 points, and DaVante Gardner added 17 points and six rebounds to lead Marquette. The Golden Eagles (15-4, 4-2 Big East) won their third straight conference game after losing to No. 10 Georgetown and top-ranked Syracuse. Louisville (14-5, 2-4) has lost three of its last four conference games, including a 90-57 loss to Providence. Jae Crowder added 14 points for Marquette, which trailed 18-2 after seven minutes. Louisville cut the lead to 57-53 with 8:16 left, but Gardner’s three-point play gave Marquette a 60-53 lead with 7:36 remaining. Louisville then went almost five minutes without a field goal.

PITTSBURGH (11-8) Patterson 3-6 4-7 10, Robinson 1-5 2-8 4, Zanna 3-8 3-4 9, Epps 0-1 0-0 0, Gibbs 4-12 0-1 10, Wright 4-6 1-1 10, J. Johnson 3-4 0-0 9, Taylor 2-7 0-0 4, Rivers 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 2-7 2-2 7. Totals 22-56 12-23 63. SYRACUSE (20-0) Christmas 0-0 0-0 0, Joseph 5-11 1-1 12, Melo 4-8 2-2 10, Jardine 4-9 2-2 12, Triche 3-5 6-7 12, Carter-Williams 0-1 0-0 0, Waiters 4-9 6-8 16, Fair 2-4 3-3 7, Keita 0-0 0-0 0, Southerland 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 23-50 20-23 71. Halftime-Syracuse 35-26. 3-Point GoalsPittsburgh 7-23 (J. Johnson 3-4, Gibbs 2-9, Wright 1-2, Moore 1-4, Epps 0-1, Patterson 0-3), Syracuse 5-18 (Waiters 2-3, Jardine 2-5, Joseph 1-6, Triche 0-2, Southerland 0-2). Fouled Out-J. Johnson, Melo, Patterson. Rebounds-Pittsburgh 40 (Taylor 11), Syracuse 28 (Melo 10). Assists-Pittsburgh 13 (Patterson, Robinson, Wright 3), Syracuse 16 (Jardine 10). Total Fouls-Pittsburgh 19, Syracuse 15. Technical-Pittsburgh Bench. A-24,826.

LOUISVILLE (14-5) Behanan 5-11 0-2 10, Dieng 4-5 1-2 9, R. Smith 8-20 1-2 20, Siva 1-4 0-0 2, C. Smith 7-14 1-2 19, Nunez 0-2 0-0 0, Buckles 0-0 0-0 0, Price 0-0 0-0 0, Swopshire 1-5 0-0 2, Ware 0-2 1-2 1. Totals 26-63 4-10 63. MARQUETTE (15-4) Crowder 6-11 0-1 14, Gardner 5-9 7-7 17, Johnson-Odom 7-19 2-2 19, Blue 1-2 0-0 2, Cadougan 1-6 5-6 7, J. Wilson 1-5 2-2 4, Mayo 4-9 0-0 11, D. Wilson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-61 16-18 74. Halftime-Marquette 34-30. 3-Point GoalsLouisville 7-23 (C. Smith 4-7, R. Smith 3-7, Ware 0-1, Nunez 0-1, Siva 0-3, Behanan 0-4), Marquette 8-22 (Mayo 3-4, Johnson-Odom 3-9, Crowder 2-5, Cadougan 0-2, J. Wilson 0-2). Fouled Out-Dieng. Rebounds-Louisville 38 (Behanan 12), Marquette 36 (Crowder 11). Assists-Louisville 17 (Siva 8), Marquette 19 (Cadougan 6). Total Fouls-Louisville 20, Marquette 12. Technical-Crowder. A-16,688.


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Baylor bothered by raucous fieldhouse By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

The deafening noise might not have impacted his ability to showcase his NBA game, but Baylor University big man Perry Jones III admitted after Monday’s 92-74 loss to No. 7 Kansas University that the Allen Fieldhouse crowd played a huge role in the outcome. “It was loud,” said Jones, who finished with 18 points to lead Baylor. “It was the loudest place we’ve played in, and their fans really got into the game. We tried our best to stay together as a

team and not let the noise affect us.” Known for providing the Jayhawks (15-3 overall, 5-0 in Big 12) with one of the best homecourt advantages in college basketball, the fieldhouse fans took things to a new level Monday. With the excitement of ESPN’s Big Monday broadcast injecting energy into the seats and that surge spilling over to the players on the court, the Bears found themselves in a tough spot from the fourminute mark of the first half to the end of the game. Leading 29-26 one minute, Baylor found itself trailing by double

digits the next. Baylor coach Scott Drew said the crowd had a lot to do with that. “Because of the noise, we had trouble communicating what we were doing,” he said. That showed on both ends of the floor, as Baylor (17-1, 4-1) trailed, 39-29, at the half and by as many as 20 — 75-55 — in the second half. In racing to a 17-0 start to the season, the Bears had become known for all of the star power they put on the floor and their incredible athleticism and length. While some of that showed up Monday night, the Jayhawks had an answer — most nota-

bly junior forward Thomas Robinson, who scored eight of KU’s first 10 points and finished with 27. “He’s an All-American,” Jones said. “He played like he’s supposed to play, and he played like an upperclassman. He’s a tough guy who delivered for his team.” Senior point guard Tyshawn Taylor backed Robinson’s big night with one of his own, and, for the second straight game, appeared to be the difference. “He’s gotten better each and every year,” Drew said of Taylor. “I know when he got in the league, he was an

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outstanding defender, and his offensive game has gotten better each year. He always has the toughness and the leadership.” According to Drew, Taylor’s best traits rubbed off on the entire Kansas team during Monday’s drubbing. “Early on, they were good,” Drew said of the Jayhawks. “But now they are even better, and I think the nation saw how tough they are.” Asked what he hoped his team learned from its first loss of the season, Drew pointed to the lessons it learned having a positive impact on the conference race.

“That’s the great thing about the Big 12,” he said. “That’s the great thing about playing everybody twice. It’s one game. If you let it affect you and affect the next game, then you’ve got no chance of being successful. They defended home court. They did what they were supposed to do, win your home games, and give them credit for doing that.” The Bears and Jayhawks will play Round 2 of the series on Feb. 8 in Waco, Texas. “The great thing is, you play everyone twice,” he said. “So you have a chance to play better the next time.”

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By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Kansas University senior point guard Tyshawn Taylor was named co-Big 12 Player of the Week on Monday — with Baylor forward Perry Jones III — by a panel of media covering the conference. Taylor, 6-foot-3 from Hoboken, N.J., captured his first player award after winning Rookie of the Week honors four times during the 2008-09 season. Taylor averaged 21.5 points and 5.5 assists in victories against Texas Tech and Iowa State. He had a career-high 28 points (22 in the second half) off 10-of-21 shooting in the Jayhawks’ 82-73 comefrom-behind home victory over the Cyclones. He had 15 points and five assists in a 8146 rout of the Red Raiders in Lubbock, Texas. KU players have won or shared the award in five of 10 weeks this season. Thomas Robinson has been player of the week three times and Travis Releford once.

No controversy this year: Baylor coach Scott Drew kept his team on the court for KU’s pregame video and player introductions prior to Monday’s game. Two years ago, there was controversy when Drew led the Bears through the southwest tunnel for pregame inNick Krug/Journal-World Photo structions while the video blared and the Jayhawk start- KANSAS GUARD TYSHAWN TAYLOR SWOOPS IN FOR A BUCKET past the Baylor defense. Taylor ers were introduced. had a team-high 28 points, and Thomas Robinson (0) added 27 in the Jayhawks’ 92-74 rout Monday, the Bears players of the Bears on Monday in Allen Fieldhouse. met with their arms around each other in front of their bench as the video played. During KU player introductions, the Bears broke out of the huddle and stood by the bench. “We’d have never done that (before KU’s 81-75 win CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B two seasons ago) if we had known it would draw so Then again, Collins didn’t much attention because the bat a thousand there, either. attention should be on the Both guys win so much more game,” Drew said prior to than they lose. For the second game in a Monday’s game on the Big 12 coaches call. “We were row, Taylor scored a careerdoing that so we could comhigh 28 points. On this municate what we wanted night, Thomas Robinson (27 to do at the beginning of the points, 14 rebounds, a dunk game, but by no means did you’ll see on the big board we want to be disrespectful, for decades) improved his so we won’t be doing that strong candidacy for playeragain.” of-the-year honors and re

ceived another endorsement BU blossoming: KU coach from Dick Vitale, Jeff Withey Bill Self said he’s impressed did a pretty fair Cole Aldrich with Drew’s work (144-117 impersonation, and Travis after Monday’s game) in nine Releford and Elijah Johnson years at Baylor. The Bears were models of efficiency. reached the NCAA Elite But it was Taylor who left Eight in 2009-10. the Bears inhaling exhaust “It’s easier to have a good fumes when he went turbo. team or a great team than it In the final 3:49 of the first is to have a program. Anyhalf, Kansas outscored body can get lucky. What Baylor, 13-0, to take a 39-29 they have been able to do is lead. Taylor scored 11 of the do it over time,” Self said. points and assisted Releford “I think it (BU program) is on the other bucket. here to stay. I think they’ve When he dashed into the developed a program. They lane to put up shots against are recruiting players on long-armed guys a half-foot top of other good players. and more taller, he folded up When you can do that, usulike an accordion, or tossed ally it (program) is sticking it in with his left hand or around to stay. He and his went up and under. Whatstaff have done a great job ever it took, his instincts Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo enabled him to pull the right of recruiting. They are in on elite players on a regular KANSAS’ JEFF WITHEY, RIGHT, GETS ALL BALL on Baylor’s club out of the bag time after basis. It’s a tribute to he and Perry Jones III for a block in the Jayhawks’ 92-74 victory on time. He made 10 of 14 field Monday in Allen Fieldhouse. his staff.” goals and four of six three-

points apiece against BU’s zone and man-to-man defenses. Johnson played 29 minutes, leaving the court for a while in the second half after suffering a dizzy spell. “It happens sometimes. I’m fine,” Johnson said. The Jayhawks actually trailed, 27-22, with 5:57 left in the first half. That’s when Taylor took over, scoring 11 points in a half-ending, 17-2 run that gave KU a 39-29 lead at the break. He finished the half with 14 points to Robinson’s 12. He also took part in perhaps the best play of the season, lobbing a pass to Robinson, who threw down a one-handed slam for KU’s second basket of the game. “He pressed the up button and went up,” Taylor said. Robinson admitted the vicious dunk might have been the best of his career. “It’ll go down with the lob I caught at Arizona,” he said of a lob dunk Taylor tossed him, actually last year in Las Vegas versus Arizona. Back to basics, the Jayhawks who led just 43-37 with 17:34 left, then went on a 16-5 run to build a 59-42 advantage. Releford had four points, Robinson three and Taylor two in that run. Up 63-52 at 10:32, KU used an 8-0 run to put the game away effectively for good. “I think we made a statement (as far as the league race). Going out with 11 minutes (before tipoff), I told the guys we had to make a statement,” Taylor said. “The last few games we showed we can be one of the best teams.” Self noted: “We played terrific. That’s the best game we’ve played all year. The energy level was great.” There were an awful lot of smiles in the interview room after the game, with players joking around after KU took

BOX SCORE MIN FG m-a 31 8-17 27 7-10 30 5-12 26 1-3 24 3-6 33 3-9 13 1-2 8 0-1 4 1-2 4 0-1

FT m-a 1-2 0-0 5-5 0-0 0-0 3-4 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0

REB PF TP o-t Perry Jones III 2-5 2 18 Quincy Acy 2-5 4 14 Quincy Miller 0-2 2 17 Brady Heslip 0-0 1 3 A.J. Walton 0-1 5 6 Pierre Jackson 0-2 3 11 Gary Franklin 0-0 0 3 Deuce Bello 1-3 1 0 Cory Jefferson 0-2 1 2 Anthony Jones 1-1 0 0 team 2-3 Totals 29-63 9-11 8-24 19 74 Three-point goals: 7-23 (Miller 2-5, Jackson 2-5, Franklin 1-2, Heslip 1-3, Jones 1-4, Acy 0-1, Jones 0-1, Walton 0-2). Assists: 20 (Jackson 11, Heslip 2, Walton 2, Franklin 2, Jones, Acy, Miller). Turnovers: 11 (Jones 3, Jackson 3, Miller 2, Acy, Bello, Jefferson). Blocked shots: 5 (Acy 3, Jones 2). Steals: 12 (Jackson 3, Jones 2, Acy 2, Miller 2, Walton 2, Franklin). KANSAS (92)

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Thomas Robinson 35 11-18 5-6 1-14 1 27 Travis Releford 36 5-7 1-2 1-3 2 11 Jeff Withey 30 3-10 4-4 9-10 4 10 Tyshawn Taylor 33 10-14 4-7 0-2 1 28 Elijah Johnson 29 4-7 2-2 2-5 2 11 Conner Teahan 20 1-2 0-0 0-0 0 3 Justin Wesley 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 Kevin Young 4 0-1 0-0 1-1 1 0 Naadir Tharpe 2 1-1 0-0 0-0 0 2 Merv Lindsay 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Jordan Jeunemann 1 0-1 0-0 0-1 0 0 team 1-3 Totals 35-61 16-21 15-39 12 92 Three-point goals: 6-11 (Taylor 4-6, Johbnson 1-1, Teahan 1-2, Releford 0-1, Juenemann 0-1), Assists: 21 (Taylor 6, Releford 4, Johnson 3, Teahan 3, Robinson 2, Withey 2, Young). Turnovers: 15 (Taylor 5, Withey 3, Releford 2, Teahan 2, Robinson, Johnson, Tharpe). Blocked shots: 4 (Withey 3, Robinson). Steals: 8 (Withey 3, Releford 2, Taylor, Johnson, Teahan). Baylor 29 45 — 74 Kansas 39 53 —92 Officials: Mark Whitehead, Paul Janssen, Rick Crawford. Attendance: 16,300.

a one-game lead over the Bears in the standings. “Turnovers don’t come up too much when we are winning,” Taylor said of the coaches and fans getting on him for bobbles. Yet Self tossed a barb Taylor’s way, concerning a clutch three-pointer Taylor hit with five seconds left to conclude the first-half scoring. “It was a called play,” Self said. “I said, ‘Go flat, let’s get Conner (Teahan) a three.’ He did exactly what I asked. He shot it himself,” Self added, smiling. “I should have said, ‘Shoot it.’ He’d have passed to Conner. We went flat, and (Taylor) was feeling it.” The Jayhawks will meet Texas at 3 p.m. Saturday in Austin, Texas.

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TYSHAWN TAYLOR, LEFT, and Kansas coach Bill Self talk strategy in the second half. pointers. His six assists came in a variety of ways, most memorably on a lob to Robinson, who reached his right arm all the way back and threw one down that blew away the crowd. On another instance, he shifted paces, and when he reached the lane calmly tossed up a lob for a Withey dunk. Taylor also set up a cutting Johnson with a beauty of a bounce pass off the dribble. Baylor brought a 17-0 record, a No. 3 national ranking and two McDonald’s AllAmericans into the building. If one of the teams has two

collegiate All-Americans, it won’t be Baylor. “We had the best big man, in my opinion, in the country today,” KU coach Bill Self said. “And we may have had the best point guard in the country today. I thought those guys were just fabulous.” A loud pack of 16,300 lucky people didn’t need words to express those same sentiments over and over for a two-hour demonstration of why the players in KU’s starting five have improved so vastly that it doesn’t pay to spend too much time talking about depth problems.


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KANSAS QUARTERBACK DAYNE CRIST, A TRANSFER FROM NOTRE DAME, LISTENS to a question from a media member between receiver Justin McCay, a transfer from Oklahoma, left, and quarterback Jake Heaps, a transfer from BYU, on Monday at the Anderson Family Football Complex.

QB, coach happily reunite Nobody in the room knew the quarterback as well as the coach. And nobody on hand knew the coach as well as the quarterback. That’s the way it’s supposed to work but generally doesn’t when both men are new to the scene. Charlie Weis, the coach, and Dayne Crist, the quarterback, were going to win a national title together at Notre Dame. A Weis firing and Brian Kelly hiring — replete with a new offense and markedly different personal style — sandwiched between two Crist knee surgeries rewrote that script. Now the happy ending promises to take place with the Campanile, not Touchdown Jesus, overlooking the football stadium. Charlie knows quarterbacks. He has proven that with athletes as ordinary as Matt Cassel of the Kansas City Chiefs and as extraordinary as Tom Brady of the New England Patriots. Weis knows better than to let the numbers of a quarterback playing in a system and for a coach not ideally suited for his talents tell him how to judge his trigger man’s value. Charlie trusts his gut. “I don’t think you can look at (the stats),” Weis said. “Anything that’s happened with Dayne Crist in the

who carries himself the way Dayne does is good for everybody on the team, plus he’s a resource for these guys to know who I am.” So Dayne, who is Charlie Weis, other than a guy who can show you how to get to the NFL? “The players will quickly tkeegan@ljworld.com find out that he’s going to be honest with you every day, last two years, as far as I’m whether it’s something you concerned, is null and void. want to hear or not,” Crist I knew what I had two years said. “That’s something I ago when I left there, and I’m completely respect. It’s the fired up to have him right greatest feature I find in him.” now, that’s all I can tell you. Not that riding Weis’ And so should you be.” knowledge to a professional You’re preaching to the football career is incidental. choir, Charlie, one ticket sale “That was something that at a time. was huge for me,” Crist said. What Weis has in Crist “That was not the end-all for is a strong-armed, 6-foot-4, me, but that’s always been a 235-pound drop-back passer dream of mine since I was 6 reunited with a coach whose years old. I’ve always been offense he knows as well told to follow my dreams as we all knew how badly and follow my heart. That’s Kansas football needed a something I plan on doing new coach, a new quarterstill.” back and a new sense of He’s mature enough to discipline. realize the best path to take Asked about the day in to reach individual goals. which Weis secured three “I know if I play as well years of starting quarterbacks, as I plan on and am capable the day he received commitof and get the team better as ments from Crist and Jake a whole at the quarterback Heaps in a two-hour span, position, then hopefully I’ll Weis talked about more than have a chance,” Crist said. physical attributes. A future NFL quarterback “Let’s start with Dayne,” playing for a former pro Weis said. “To walk in the coach? At Kansas? No need door and have some guy to pinch yourself.

Tom Keegan

EAST Boston U. 70, Albany (NY) 57 Fairfield 61, Rider 52 Longwood 87, Fairleigh Dickinson 83 Stony Brook 61, New Hampshire 52 Syracuse 71, Pittsburgh 63 Vermont 79, Maine 65 SOUTH Austin Peay 69, Tennessee St. 63 Belmont 95, Florida Gulf Coast 53 Bethune-Cookman 68, Savannah St. 62 ETSU 64, North Florida 63 Florida A&M 86, SC State 69 Jackson St. 54, Texas Southern 51 Jacksonville 77, SC-Upstate 74, OT Lipscomb 104, Stetson 103, OT MVSU 77, Southern U. 56 Morgan St. 68, Hampton 56 NC Central 69, Howard 53 Norfolk St. 74, Coppin St. 66 Prairie View 81, Grambling St. 64 MIDWEST Marquette 74, Louisville 63 Missouri 70, Texas A&M 51

AP Top 25

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPts Prv 1. Syracuse (60) 19-0 1,619 1 2. Kentucky (4) 17-1 1,558 2 3. Baylor (1) 17-0 1,503 4 4. Duke 15-2 1,380 8 5. Missouri 16-1 1,335 9 6. Ohio St. 16-3 1,312 5 7. Kansas 14-3 1,218 10 8. North Carolina 15-3 1,172 3 9. Michigan St. 15-3 1,119 6 10. Georgetown 14-3 884 11 11. Indiana 15-3 858 7 12. Murray St. 18-0 825 15 13. UConn 14-3 807 17 14. UNLV 16-3 651 12 15. Virginia 14-2 649 16 16. San Diego St. 15-2 621 22 17. Florida 14-4 596 19 18. Mississippi St. 15-3 590 20 19. Creighton 16-2 471 23 20. Michigan 14-4 461 13 21. Marquette 14-4 278 25 22. Illinois 15-3 257 — 23. Louisville 14-4 208 14 24. Saint Mary’s (Cal) 17-2 167 — 25. Kansas St. 12-4 102 18 Others receiving votes: Vanderbilt 101, Wisconsin 90, Seton Hall 79, Gonzaga 64, New Mexico 61, Harvard 22, Cincinnati 17, Stanford 16, West Virginia 16, Alabama 10, Wichita St. 3, Iona 2, Florida St. 1, Northwestern 1, Wagner 1.

USA Today/ESPN Top 25

The top 25 teams in the USA TodayESPN men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 15, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPts Pvs 1. Syracuse (31) 19-0 775 1 2. Kentucky 17-1 742 2 3. Baylor 17-0 714 4 4. Duke 15-2 654 6 5. Missouri 16-1 629 9 6. Ohio State 16-3 619 5 7. Kansas 14-3 591 10 8. North Carolina 15-3 569 3 9. Michigan State 15-3 509 7 10. Murray State 18-0 449 14 11. Connecticut 14-3 416 16 12. Georgetown 14-3 410 11 13. Indiana 15-3 358 8 14. Florida 14-4 304 19 15. Mississippi State 15-3 288 20 16. San Diego State 15-2 282 22 17. Virginia 14-2 269 17 18. Creighton 16-2 260 21 19. Michigan 14-4 259 13 20. UNLV 16-3 252 12 21. Louisville 14-4 130 15 22. Marquette 14-4 119 24 23. Saint Mary’s 17-2 100 — 24. Harvard 15-2 61 25 25. Illinois 15-3 58 — Others receiving votes: Vanderbilt 47, Kansas State 46, New Mexico 41, Wisconsin 27, Gonzaga 21, Middle Tennessee 21, Seton Hall 16, West Virginia 13, Wichita State 13, Alabama 7, Nevada 3, California 2, BYU 1.

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to his team — this will be a no-nonsense program. “I don’t care who they are,” said Weis when asked for his reaction to the prominence of several of the names. “I don’t care if they were all starters; it doesn’t make a difference. There’s a right and a wrong way of doing things, and we’re gonna do it the right way. That’s all there is to it.” He continued: “You can’t make decisions, especially coming into a program, based on how good (players) are. You have to make decisions based on them doing the right thing. Because if you don’t, as a coach, you’re a hypocrite.” Miller, Terry and Webb all were starters during 2011. Berglund drew more ink than any of them. Berglund, whose highly publicized legal battle in Colorado kept him away from the program for nearly all of the 2011 season, called the Journal-World on Monday evening and said he learned of his dismissal via Twitter. The freshman quarterback, who said he will pursue playing options at other schools, said he planned to return to Kansas as recently as a week ago but had softened on the idea after learning that his request to contact others to discuss his future had been denied. KU officials said Berglund sent an email to several people in the KU athletic department at 3:08 p.m. Sunday informing them that he would not be at a mandatory 5 p.m. Sunday team meeting. The fact he missed it was enough for Weis to make the decision for him. “He was considered dismissed from the team for not attending the mandatory team meeting,” a KU spokesperson said of Berglund.

The departure of these 10 players opens the door for Weis to sign up to the maximum allowance of 25 players in this year’s recruiting class. He may come close. “I know exactly where the number’s sitting right now, and I know where I can go to,” Weis said. “We’ll be in the 20s. Originally when I got here, we were around 14 or so, and I told you the number would be higher. Well, it’s higher.” KU has 12 players in the Class of 2012 committed, plus Crist, Heaps and McCay already on campus. “All three of these guys I recruited when I was previously a head coach at another institution,” said Weis, referring to his five years at Notre Dame. “I tried to get all three of them. I got one of ’em, and now I’m fortunate enough to have all three of them as part of my team.” In addition to the transfers and high school players, Weis emphasized he would continue to look to the junior-college ranks to help bolster KU’s roster. “There’s three different avenues that we’re exhausting to try to get together the strongest recruiting class we possibly can,” he said. “And I think things are moving in the right direction. I have a bunch of guys that know what they’re doing in recruiting. We have a good plan, and I think by Feb. 1 things are going to fall into place fairly nicely for us.”

McCay’s status uncertain Weis said the eligibility of McCay, who came to KU from Oklahoma, was still up in the air. Normally, a player who transfers is forced to sit out a season before playing — that will be the case with Heaps — but McCay could be eligible immediately because of a hardship waiver he and KU are applying for with the NCAA.

“We are going to file a letter to the NCAA because he was released by Oklahoma on a hardship to Kansas, Kansas State and Missouri,” Weis said. “We will try to get that this year, where he’s alive and ready to go. Usually, with the NCAA, if you have a viable case, they’re not afraid to be open-minded on something like this.” Asked how the uncertainty had affected him, McCay did not seem too bothered. “It was hard going into it,” McCay said. “But being close to home makes it a little bit easier. Hopefully I can play right away. It’s not finalized yet, so we don’t know, but hopefully I can.”

Conf. Overall W L W L Kansas 5 0 15 3 Baylor 4 1 17 1 Missouri 4 1 17 1 Iowa State 2 2 12 5 Texas 2 2 12 5 Oklahoma State 2 2 9 8 Kansas State 1 3 12 4 Oklahoma 1 3 11 5 Texas A&M 1 4 10 7 Texas Tech 0 4 7 9 Saturday’s Games Kansas 82, Iowa State 73 Missouri 84, Texas 73 Oklahoma 82, Kansas State 73 Texas A&M 67, Texas Tech 54 Baylor 106, Oklahoma State 65 Monday’s Games Kansas 92, Baylor 74 Missouri 70, Texas A&M 51 Today’s Game Texas Tech at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 Texas at Kansas State, 8 p.m. Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 Kansas at Texas, 3 p.m. Kansas State at Oklahoma State, 12:30 p.m. Missouri at Baylor, 1 p.,m. Oklahoma at Texas A&M, 3 p.m. Iowa State at Texas Tech, 4 p.m. Monday, Jan. 23 Texas A&M at Kansas, 8 p.m.

Hampton 83, Morgan St. 51 Howard 67, NC Central 26 Jackson St. 55, Texas Southern 38 Liberty 79, Charleston Southern 64 MVSU 78, Southern U. 61 Maryland 68, Virginia 61 Murray St. 73, Jacksonville St. 57 NC State 75, Wake Forest 66 Prairie View 68, Grambling St. 55 Presbyterian 62, UNC Asheville 54 Winthrop 86, Gardner-Webb 48 MIDWEST E. Illinois 70, UT-Martin 63 IPFW 73, Longwood 54 IUPUI 56, S. Utah 49 Northwestern 59, Illinois 58 Oral Roberts 78, W. Illinois 66 S. Dakota St. 59, South Dakota 51 SIU-Edwardsville 58, SE Missouri 43 UMKC 76, N. Dakota St. 58

AP Women’s Top 25

The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 15, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: RecordPts Prv 1. Baylor (39) 17-0 975 1 2. Notre Dame 17-1 936 2 3. UConn 14-2 887 3 4. Stanford 15-1 865 4 5. Duke 14-2 797 7 6. Kentucky 16-2 739 9 7. Rutgers 15-2 719 8 8. Maryland 16-1 718 5 9. Tennessee 13-4 667 6 10. Ohio St. 17-1 630 11 11. Miami 15-3 606 13 12. Green Bay 15-0 500 14 13. Purdue 15-3 424 17 14. Texas A&M 11-4 413 12 15. Georgia 15-3 403 19 16. Delaware 14-1 367 20 17. Texas Tech 14-2 355 10 18. Louisville 14-4 342 16 19. Georgetown 14-4 285 18 20. Nebraska 15-2 282 15 21. DePaul 14-3 249 21 22. Penn St. 13-4 180 — 23. Kansas St. 13-3 132 — 24. North Carolina 12-4 60 22 25. Vanderbilt 14-3 50 25 Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 41, LSU 20, Georgia Tech 10, South Carolina 7, Kansas 4, Hofstra 2, Michigan St. 2, Oklahoma 2, St. Bonaventure 2, BYU 1, Princeton 1, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 1, Southern Cal 1.

Big 12 Women

Conf. W L 4 0 4 0 3 1 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 2 1 3 0 4 0 4

Overall W L 17 0 13 3 14 2 14 2 10 3 11 4 10 5 11 5 10 5 9 6

Baylor Kansas State Kansas Texas Tech Oklahoma State Texas A&M Oklahoma Texas Missouri Iowa State Sunday’s Games Kansas 72, Missouri 63 Baylor 77, Texas 59 Today’s Game Oklahoma at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 18 Kansas at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Baylor at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Missouri at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Iowa State at Texas, 8 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 21 Texas A&M at Kansas, 7 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma, 11 a.m. Oklahoma State at Missouri, 4 p.m. Kansas State at Baylor, 7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 22 Texas Tech at Iowa State, 1:30 p.m.

Free State Girls

Topeka Seaman, W 39-30 (1-0) at Shawnee Heights, W 75-38 (2-0) Lansing, W 72-26 (3-0) Lawrence High, W 64-47 (4-0) at Platte County (Mo.), W 65-32 (5-0) Olathe East, L 45-58 (5-1) SM South, L 47-52 (5-2) at Olathe Northwest, L 33-50 (5-3) Today — Emporia, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 — Firebird Winter Classic at home, TBA Jan. 27 — Firebird Winter Classic at home, TBA Jan. 28 — Firebird Winter Classic at home, TBA Jan. 31 — at SM West, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3 — SM North, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 7 — at Leavenworth, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 10 — at Olathe South, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 14 — SM Northwest, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 17 — Olathe North, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 — at SM East, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 — at Lawrence High, 5:30 p.m.

Lawrence High Girls

at K.C. Wyandotte, W 68-22 (1-0) Junction City, W 35-30 (2-0) St. Teresa’s Academy, L 34-35 (2-1) at Free State, L 47-64 (2-2) Olathe Northwest, 20-62 (2-3) SM Northwest, L 21-48 (2-4) Olathe South, L 43-57 (2-5) Today — K.C. Schlagle, 7 p.m. Jan. 20 — at Emporia, 7 p.m. Jan. 26 — at Free State Firebird Tournament, TBA Jan. 27 — at Free State Firebird Tournament, TBA Jan. 28 — at Free State Firebird Tournament, TBA Jan. 31 — at Leavenworth, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 3 — at SM East, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 6 — SM West, 7 p.m. Feb. 10 — Olathe North, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 13 — at SM South, 7 p.m. Feb. 17 — at Olathe East, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 21 — at SM North, 5:30 p.m. Feb. 24 — Free State, 5:30 p.m.

Hip, hip, hooray Though nobody took Baker Men NFL Playoff Glance at Kansas Wesleyan, W 102-60 (1-0) Wild-card Playoffs the time to ask, Weis, who at Haskell, W 80-62 (2-0) Jan. 7 seemed to move around much Friends, W 75-65 (3-0) Houston 31, Cincinnati 10 St. Mary’s, L 76-79 (3-1) New Orleans 45, Detroit 28 better than he did the day he Ottawa, W 70-42 (4-1) Jan. 8 was introduced, gave a quick at Harris-Stowe, W 66-52 (5-1) New York Giants 24, Atlanta 2 at McPherson, L 63-77 (5-2) Denver 29, Pittsburgh 23, OT update on his recovery from Bethany (at McPherson), W 63-62 (6-2) Divisional Playoffs the hip replacement surgery at Ottawa, W 79-77 (7-2) Jan. 14 at Fort Hays State, L 72-90 (7-3) he had in mid-December. San Francisco 36, New Orleans 32 Avila, W 76-70 (8-3) New England 45, Denver 10 “I feel wonderful, thanks at Missouri Valley, W 64-47 (9-3) Jan. 15 for asking,” he joked. “First Evangel, L 53-69 (9-4) Baltimore 20, Houston 13 Point Loma (at San Diego Classic), L N.Y. Giants 37, Green Bay 20 time since I got wiped out 51-80 (9-5) Conference Championships on the sideline in 2008, in San Diego Christian (at San Diego Sunday, Jan. 22 Baltimore at New England, 2 p.m. September, that I feel good. Classic), L 51-77 (9-6) at Peru State (Neb.), W 76-50 (10-6) N.Y. Giants at San Francisco, 5:30 p.m. First time. It’s unbelievable. I Culver-Stockton, W 83-50 (11-6) Pro Bowl at MidAmerica Nazarene, L 68-79 (11-7) Sunday, Jan. 29 highly recommend it to anyat Graceland (Iowa), L 66-72 (11-8) At Honolulu one thinking about that. By Thursday — Benedictine NFC vs. AFC, 6 p.m. the way, hips are a lot easier Jan. 21 — at Central Methodist (Mo.) Super Bowl Jan. 26 — at Avila Sunday, Feb. 5 than knees.” Jan. 28 — Missouri Valley At Indianapolis Feb. 4 — at Evangel (Mo.)

Feb. 9 — Peru State Spring dates announced Feb. 11 — at Culver-Stockton (Mo.) Weis said Monday that Feb. 16 — MidAmerica Nazarene Feb. 18 — Graceland spring practices would beFeb. 23 — at Benedictine gin on March 27 and that the Feb. 25 — Central Methodist spring game would take place on Saturday, April 28. No College Women EAST time was announced. Boston U. 58, Albany (NY) 54

Crist the student Because he already has graduated from Notre Dame, Crist must enroll in nine hours of graduate school classes at KU to be eligible. He said Monday he was looking into sports management. “I’m excited to start my classes and go from there,” he said.

Bryant 71, Wagner 67 CCSU 73, Mount St. Mary’s 63 Fairleigh Dickinson 71, LIU 65 Holy Cross 81, Brown 74 Maine 70, Vermont 60 Monmouth (NJ) 53, St. Francis (NY) 44 New Hampshire 63, Stony Brook 53 Quinnipiac 82, Robert Morris 74 Sacred Heart 85, St. Francis (Pa.) 56 UConn 86, North Carolina 35 UMBC 71, Hartford 59 SOUTH Bethune-Cookman 58, Savannah St. 54, OT Coastal Carolina 58, Radford 56 Coppin St. 67, Norfolk St. 62 E. Kentucky 61, Austin Peay 59 Florida A&M 79, SC State 62

NFC vs. AFC, 5:20 p.m.

NHL

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W N.Y. Rangers 43 28 Philadelphia 43 26 New Jersey 44 25 Pittsburgh 44 23 N.Y. Islanders 43 16 Northeast Division GP W Boston 42 29 Ottawa 47 25 Toronto 44 22 Buffalo 45 19 Montreal 45 17 Southeast Division GP W Florida 44 21 Washington 43 24 Winnipeg 45 21 Carolina 47 16 Tampa Bay 44 17

L OT Pts GF GA 11 4 60 122 90 13 4 56 144 128 17 2 52 121 125 17 4 50 134 116 21 6 38 103 134 L OT Pts GF GA 12 1 59 153 83 16 6 56 146 148 17 5 49 137 137 21 5 43 112 134 20 8 42 116 123 L OT Pts GF GA 14 9 51 112 123 17 2 50 125 124 19 5 47 115 128 24 7 39 123 154 23 4 38 121 156

WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA St. Louis 45 27 12 6 60 116 94 Chicago 46 27 13 6 60 150 133 Detroit 45 29 15 1 59 146 103 Nashville 45 26 15 4 56 125 120 Columbus 44 12 27 5 29 106 147 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 46 28 15 3 59 149 114 Minnesota 45 22 16 7 51 105 113 Colorado 47 24 21 2 50 120 134 Calgary 46 21 20 5 47 111 131 Edmonton 44 17 23 4 38 114 127 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA San Jose 42 25 12 5 55 123 99 Los Angeles 46 22 15 9 53 102 103 Dallas 44 24 19 1 49 120 126 Phoenix 46 21 18 7 49 120 119 Anaheim 44 15 22 7 37 113 138 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Monday’s Games Boston 3, Florida 2, SO Nashville 3, N.Y. Islanders 1 Phoenix 6, Colorado 1 Winnipeg 2, Ottawa 0 Detroit 5, Buffalo 0 St. Louis 1, Dallas 0 Tonight’s Games Ottawa at Toronto, 6 p.m. Winnipeg at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Minnesota at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Carolina at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 6 p.m. Edmonton at Columbus, 6 p.m. Nashville at N.Y. Rangers, 6:30 p.m. Boston at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Detroit at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Vancouver, 9 p.m. Calgary at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

BASEBALL American League BOSTON RED SOX-Agreed to terms with RHP Aaron Cook and RHP Justin Germano on minor league contracts. DETROIT TIGERS-Agreed to terms with LHP Phil Coke and RHP Rick Porcello on one-year contracts. KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Agreed to terms with C Brayan Pena and 2B Chris Getz on one-year contracts. LOS ANGELES ANGELS-Agreed to terms INF Alberto Callaspo on a one-year contract. NEW YORK YANKEES-Agreed to terms with RHP Phil Hughes on a one-year contract. National League CINCINNATI REDS-Agreed to terms with C Dioner Navarro on minor league contract. COLORADO ROCKIES-Acquired RHP Guillermo Moscoso and LHP Josh Outman from Oakland for OF Seth Smith. MILWAUKEE BREWERS-Agreed to terms with OF Nyjer Morgan on a one-year contract. PITTSBURGH PIRATES-Agreed to terms with RHP Joel Hanrahan and RHP Charlie Morton on one-year contracts. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS-Agreed to terms with OF Angel Pagan on a one-year contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Agreed to terms with C Jesus Flores on a one-year contract. FOOTBALL National Football League JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Named Craig Aukerman assistant special teams coach. TENNESSEE TITANS-Named Brett Maxie secondary coach. HOCKEY National Hockey League NHL-Suspended Columbus F Dane Byers for three games for an illegal check to the head of San Jose F Andrew Desjardins during a game on Jan. 14. DALLAS STARS-Placed C Mike Ribeiro on injured reserve, retroactive to Jan. 7. MINNESOTA WILD-Recalled F Carson McMillan from Houston (AHL). Reassigned G Matt Hackett to Houston. Placed C Mikko Koivu on injured reserve. NEW JERSEY DEVILS-Assigned RW Nick Palmieri to Albany (AHL). NEW YORK ISLANDERS-Assigned G Kevin Poulin to Bridgeport (AHL). NEW YORK RANGERS-Assigned F Kris Newbury to Connecticut (AHL). TAMPA BAY LIGHTNING-Recalled F Trevor Smith from Norfolk (AHL). TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS-Recalled D Jake Gardiner from Toronto (AHL). COLLEGE ARKANSAS-Named Taver Johnson linebackers coach. BISHOP-Promoted Kevin Mackey to football coach. CARLETON-Named Steve Sumarah football coach. JUNIATA-Named Jason Cohen men’s and women’s tennis coach. WISCONSIN-Named Zach Azzanni wide receivers coach.

Australian Open

Tuesday At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $26.83 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Philipp Petzschner, Germany, def. Lukas Rosol, Czech Republic, 6-0, 6-0, 6-2. David Ferrer (5), Spain, def. Rui Machado, Portugal, 6-1, 6-4, 6-2. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Matteo Viola, Italy, 6-4, 6-2, 6-1. Kei Nishikori (24), Japan, def. Stephane Robert, France, 6-1, 7-6 (7), 6-0. Alex Bogomolov Jr. (32), Russia, def. Daniel Gimeno-Traver, Spain, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. Richard Gasquet (17), France, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-3, 3-6, 6-3, 6-1. Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Paolo Lorenzi, Italy, 6-2, 6-0, 6-0. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, def. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, 7-6 (6), retired. Milos Raonic (23), Canada, def. Filippo Volandri, Italy, 6-4, 6-0, 6-2. James Duckworth, Australia, def. Jurgen Zopp, Estonia, 6-3, 6-4, 6-4. Michael Llodra, France, def. Ernests Gulbis, Latvia, 2-6, 6-1, 6-2, 6-2. Tatsuma Ito, Japan, def. Potito Starace, Italy, 6-3, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Ryan Sweeting, United States, def. Matthias Bachinger, Germany, 6-4, 6-4, 6-2. Women First Round Petra Kvitova (2), Czech Republic, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 6-2, 6-0. Maria Kirilenko (27), Russia, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 6-4, 6-2. Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Isabella Holland, Australia, 6-2, 6-0. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, def. Zhang Shuai, China, 6-3, 6-3. Lucie Hradecka, Czech Republic, def. Evgeniya Rodina, Russia, 6-3, 6-1. Anastasia Pavlyuchenkova (15), Russia, def. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, 7-6 (5), 6-1. Vania King, United States, def. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, def. IrinaCamelia Begu, Romania, 6-1, 7-5. Sabine Lisicki (14), Germany, def. Stefanie Voegele, Switzerland, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Anna Chakvetadze, Russia, 6-2, 6-1. Dominika Cibulkova (17), Slovakia, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-3, 6-1. Greta Arn, Hungary, def. Rebecca Marino, Canada, 6-4, 6-2. Maria Sharapova (4), Russia, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 6-1, 6-0. Jamie Hampton, United States, def. Mandy Minella, Luxembourg, 6-1, 6-1. Kaia Kanepi (25), Estonia, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 6-2, 6-4. Sorana Cirstea, Romania, def. Sam Stosur (6), Australia, 7-6 (2), 6-3. Sloane Stephens, United States, def. Silvia Soler-Espinosa, Spain, 6-4, 6-2. Roberta Vinci (23), Italy, def. Alexandra Cadantu, Romania, 6-0, 6-1. Sara Errani, Italy, def. Valeria Savinykh, Russia, 6-2, 6-1.


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1BR.........$600 2BR.........$700 3BR.........$800

Small pets allowed. On bus route.

Sports-Fitness

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Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

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Academy Cars

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Pontiac 2008 Grand Prix Certified, Stk#B6652A Sale Price 19,000. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

Acura 2007 TL-Type S loaded (navigation, back up camera), pearl white with beige interior, 74K miles, sole owner, have all Acura dealer service records, heated seats, dual climate control, Bluetooth, 3-month old Michelin Sport tires, never has had a single door ding, mint condition, $19,900. Call 913-484-7564.

Chevrolet 2002 Corvette Convertible, 2Dr. Stk#T96291A Sale Price $27,495

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Chevrolet 2010 Impala LT Stk#D8756 Sale Price $15,780

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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Antiques

KIPP’S TREASURES

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Building Materials

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Office Space

3 BEDROOMS

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Townhomes

Cars-Imports

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Training Classes - Lawrence 2BRs avail. now for females Jayhawk Kennel Club, 6 in 4BR townhome. No pets/ wks. $70. First class Wed. smoking. $350/BR per mo. 2-1. 785-842-5856 or Enroll Share utils. 785-727-0025 online www.ljkc.com

3BR + loft, great south location, 2924 Crestline Dr. Downtown offices, 2 avail. 2½ bath, walk-in closet, $325 or $350/month. New! lots of storage, deluxe Nice amenities. Utils. pd. kitchen, FP, sound proof- Year lease. 785-842-7337 ing, 2 car garage w/opener, big back yard, patio. No Office Space Available pets. $900/mo. Avail. now. at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. Call Neil 785-423-2660 785-841-4785

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Reserved parking space, pool, playground, total electric with reasonable Tonganoxie utility costs, washer, dryer, and dishwasher in 2BR Duplex, new furnace & window AC, thermal pane every unit. windows. $450/mo. + $450 deposit. 603 Church. Avail. Perfect for the serious now. Call 913-205-7183 student and/or great for families. 3BR country home, lg. yard, RV's 2 full bath, storage bldg., 2 Westgate car carport, horse pasture, 4641 W. 6th $850/mo. Month-month lease Born Free 2005 Built For Two motor home, 22 foot, behind Blockbuster 816-807-1832, 913-369-3055 20,575 miles. New tires. 785-842-9199 $39,500. (Topeka) Call for CEDAR HILLS more info 785-267-2150

Duplexes

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Studios — 2400 Alabama, all Roommates elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable 1BR avail. in 2BR farm home paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 in Easton, KS. Rent negotiable. Cooking & Cleaning Special for 2012! a plus. Call 913-773-8221

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GET YOUR CAR COVERED From the tires to the roof from Bumper to Bumper. 0% FINANCING AVAILABLE on all service contracts. NO CREDIT CHECKS! CALL FOR DETAILS. 785-843-5200 ASK FOR ALLEN Lincoln 2000 Towncar, Cartier, Excellent condition. 73,350 miles. Has all extras except moonroof. A silver beauty with a lot of good miles left! $6,200. 785-843-2140

Mercury 1999 Grand Marquis LS with low miles, new tires, leather, traction control, ABS, power everything. Miles: 71,000. Clean inside and out, no accidents and free of dings or dents. This is a two owner car in the same family and we are the second owners. $5,400/offer. Call or Text: 785-764-0902.

Pontiac 2008 G6 sedan, 4cyl, great gas mileage and room for the family, stk#16670 only $10,854. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Saab 2006 9.5, 4Dr wagon 2.3T Sport SUV Black, 76K, $12,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

KIA 2006 AMANTI. Stk#T6622A. Sale Price $13,999

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Cars-Imports

2008 MAZDA Stk#T96620B Special Price $15,000 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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MERCURY 2005 GRAND MARQUIS Stk#B6902A Special Price $12,000. Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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

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TOYOTA 2004 Prius Hatchback HYBRID - no photo. Stk#T7056A Sale Price $12,000

Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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2004 Land Cruiser 2 to choose

Volkswagen 2009 Passat Sedan 4dr Auto Komfort FWD Sedan Stk#T6696A Sale Price $20,995

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Crossovers Academy Cars

Chrysler 2010 300 Touring Inferno Red, 36K Enjoy a “Fear Free” Car Buying Experience at www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Buick 2006 Rendezvous CX AWD, one owner, 3rd row, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star. Hurry this one won’t last long! Stk#569911 only $13,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Furniture

Bed Set: 50’s vintage Twin Bed set. Solid blond oak, 2 beds, night stand, dresser & mirror. Asking $200. Call 785-760-4464

Buick 2008 Enclave CXL AWD CERTIFIED Stk#D8770 $27,000 Robert Brogden Olathe Buick - GMC KC’s #1 Low Price Dealer 1500 E. Santa Fe, Olathe, KS 800-536-5346 913-782-1500 www.brogdenauto.com

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Pontiac 2008 G6 Sedan GT Stk#D8757 Sale Price $14,780

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

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Lincoln 2008 MKX Ultimate Elite Package, power liftgate, 20” wheels, Sync sound, ultra sunroof, leather heated and cooled seats, DVD, navigation, and more! Stk#627841 only $26,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyautos.com

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Pontiac 2006 Grand Prix GT, this is a fantastic luxury sedan, plenty of room for the family and power for the driving enthusiast! Stk#424761 only $9,412. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Heavy TrucksTrailers Mitsubishi 2001 FE 639 truck. Well maintained w/16 foot Brown Cargo box 99,650 actual miles, 4 cylinder automatic, 12000GVW, AC not working. Can be seen at Midwest Trucks at 11525 S. Rogers Rd, Olathe, Ks. Contact person: Adam Barber, 913-764-6000. My email address is twolooksaway@gmail.com


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upset, saying she wants him at all the family gatherings. But it’s uncomfortable to be around Mark, because he won’t speak to us. I feel we are being punished for his immaturity. How do we mend this terrible rift? — Sad Mom Dear Sad: You already know that Mark is difficult and stubborn, and he may never “come around.” Excluding him is one way to make things easier for you. But if you want him to be part of the family, you will have to do the heavy lifting and be very forgiving. Tell Mark that you love him and would like to pretend the bathroom construction never happened, if that’s OK with him. Another suggestion would be to have your other children act as intermediaries to effect a reconciliation or to have family gatherings in their homes instead of yours. Dear Annie: Through 30

‘Remodeled’ has narrow audience If television is to be believed, half of the American economy is devoted to fashion. Into this fairy-tale universe comes “Remodeled” (8 p.m., CW), an odd choice for a network show, as it seems too small and niche-marketed even for Bravo. I can understand why CW’s viewers may find vicarious fascination in “America’s Next Top Model” — or at least why they did for the first 50 seasons or so. But “Remodeled” isn’t as much about young models as it is about the management of modeling agencies. Fashion guru Paul Fisher and his comically high-strung entourage have set up “The Network,” a loose connection of agencies in small American cities. They scour the shopping malls and ice cream parlors of America to discover 15-year-olds with the potential to become the next Giselle, or Kate, or Iman. Or whomever. Most of “Remodeled” consists of Fisher descending on his satellite offices and screaming at the staff for running them so badly. With his shaven head and intense manner, one half expects his brain to explode at any given moment. Many of the words he shouts have to be bleeped by the censors. He’s the Gordon Ramsay of regional fashion agencies. How many people really care about the management style of regional fashion agencies? And how many of them belong to CW’s target audience of young women? While Fisher runs around “Remodeled” yelling about The Network, I kept thinking about the management of the network airing this ridiculous show. The folks at CW appear to have lost their audience, their focus and, perhaps, their minds.

The modern-day Western “Justified” (9 p.m., FX) returns for a third season with a bang. Make that several startling bangs, a couple of jabs with an ice pick and the surprisingly deft use of a cast-iron frying pan. Gunslinging U.S. Marshal Raylan Givens (Timothy Olyphant) is doing his best to recover from gunshot wounds, but we know he’ll be dragged back into action. Tonight’s episode features the most coldblooded killer I’ve seen in some time and a deft performance by Neal McDonough (no relation) as a Detroit mob enforcer whose blood runs as icy as his scary blue eyes. Not for the squeamish, “Justified” is among the most violent shows around. But it’s also one of the best.

In my review, I called “Work It” (7:30 p.m., ABC) the worst new comedy of the year. Other critics have declared it possibly the worst show of all time. Something this atrocious doesn’t come along every season. You owe it to yourself to watch it once before ABC wises up and pulls the plug.

Tonight’s other highlights

Twenty-one million “NCIS” (7 p.m., CBS) fans can’t be all wrong. That was the audience for last week’s show.

Cupid’s arrow descends on “Glee” (7 p.m., Fox).

Schmidt’s birthday calls for celebration on “New Girl” (8 p.m., Fox).

Back to school on “Raising Hope” (8:30 p.m., Fox).

Ali’s reputation takes a hit on “Unforgettable” (9 p.m., CBS).

A medical scare for Zeek on “Parenthood” (9 p.m., NBC).

Marcia Gay Harden and Rita Wilson guest-star on “Body of Proof” (9 p.m., ABC).

years of marriage, my husband has cheated on me with many different women. I found out a couple of years ago. At first, I tried to change to please him — my looks, my clothes, my hair, my personal interests — but nothing worked. Once I came to terms with the fact that his “adventures” will not stop and my feelings don’t matter, I decided to plan my departure. When I make my move, it will be with a definite plan, a calm heart and a clear head. I am working, seeing friends and family, and putting away funds for my future. I still love

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Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You are unusually playful, even if you do have to work. A partner or an associate might be taken aback by your mood at first. Tonight: Make fun plans. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  You ponder whether you would like to start a home-based business. In some fashion, you want to revitalize your day-to-day life. Tonight: Stay close to home. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) A special relationship demands much more flexibility than you ever thought you had. Creativity opens up as you try to sleuth out and find the right answer to a situation. Tonight: Ever playful. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Be aware of what you have to offer. Decide how much energy you can invest in an emotionally difficult situation. Tonight: How about treating yourself? Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Your smiling style attracts many people. You might wonder what would be best to do or say during an important interaction. Talk to a trusted friend or someone who has been in a similar situation. Tonight: Dream it up and make it so.

Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Sometimes everyone needs to take a personal day, when they do just for themselves. It doesn’t matter if you are indulging a whim or just doing your thing — this is your time for a miniretreat. Tonight: Not to be found. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Zero in on your priorities. You know what works for you. If it means separating from the crowd, do just that. Tonight: Where the fun is. Aquarius (Jan. 20Feb. 18)  Taking a stand will separate you from your friends, but it just might need to happen. No matter what is going on, you will assume more responsibility than in the past. Tonight: A must show. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  You might want to explore ideas through brainstorming or finding someone with more expertise. A meeting also could open a door. Tonight: Wherever you are, the fun is.

of Famer Muhammad Ali is 70. Pop singer Chris Montez is 70. Rhythm-andblues singer William Hart (The Delfonics) is 67. Rock musician Mick Taylor is 64. Rhythm-and-blues singer Sheila Hutchinson (The Emotions) is 59. Singer Steve Earle is 57.

ACROSS 1 Half a 1960s foursome 6 Establish as the truth 11 Prohibition, for one 14 Rock concert venue 15 Fit for Muslim consumption 16 Woodpecker’s tool 17 Thrilled to no end 19 Like some martinis 20 Pageant bands 21 Thick and sticky 23 Puts on, as a show 26 Has control over 27 Golden Fleece carrier 31 Palindromic honorific 32 Fifth-century warrior 34 Futile 35 Trueheart of comics 37 Barrel slat 41 Blissful 44 Curriculum ___ (career summary) 45 Group of three singers 46 Firewood purchase 47 Worker among players 49 Quaint motel 50 “___ the

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12 TV staple 13 Immeasurable chasm 18 Country spread 22 Help for a spy 24 Performer’s promoter 25 Gut-related 27 Tel ___, Israel 28 Punjabi queen 29 Heart of the matter 30 Where many wish for peace 33 Employ 36 Rain alternative 38 Speak bluntly 39 Wang of wedding wear 40 Odds’ partners 42 Air show formation

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my husband, but I no longer need him. I have stopped telling others, because the only “support” I get is in the form of others trashing him, telling me what I ought to do, or laughing about his ultimate demise. This doesn’t help. Those who want to be supportive can say, “I’m sorry you’re going through this. How are you doing?” That would be much appreciated. — Biding My Time in the South Dear Biding: Many people believe trashing the ex is supportive, but it often backfires. Thank you for being the Voice of Experience.

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Tuesday, Jan. 17: This year you see life with more vitality than ever. Whether you are an activist or a socialite, you will have the opportunity to bring people together for a specific cause. If you are single, you are likely to meet someone very special during the year. If you are attached, encourage your significant other to join you. SCORPIO is a true friend. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You clearly are developing an interest in a favorite pastime or hobby of a close associate. Adapt your schedule accordingly. Tonight: Up late. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Others come forward with new insights. Not everything is to your pleasing, but you still should listen. Tonight: Let your imagination put a spin on plans. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  You might want to make an additional effort to break through a barrier or come to an understanding. Once you do, a new type of bond evolves. Tonight: Chill out; put your feet up.

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Dear Annie: We have five grown children. One of our sons, “Mark,” obtained a contractor’s license and asked to remodel our kitchen and bathroom so he could show his work to potential customers. He said the only cost to us would be for materials, which he estimated to be about $300. Mark has always been a troubled kid and stubborn to a fault. He especially doesn’t like taking advice or suggestions from others. My husband and I decided to limit his first attempt to the bathroom. We figured the risk would be worth it, because he had asked so little of us in the past. Also, he is a good carpenter and has made some lovely furniture. You probably already guessed what happened. Mark did a terrible job. He ignored our requests and didn’t do what he said he would, and we were left with some major problems. When we asked for an itemized bill, we got one line: “Total amount due, $400.” After we explained our feelings to him, he walked out and hasn’t spoken to us since. That was two years ago. After months of having our cards and gifts returned, my husband and I finally decided to leave him alone and hope he will come around. We didn’t invite him for Thanksgiving, as he ruins the holiday for us. Now our daughter is

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Singer Paul Young is 56. Actor-comedian Steve Harvey is 55. Singer Susanna Hoffs (The Bangles) is 53. Actor-comedian Jim Carrey is 50. First Lady Michelle Obama is 48. Actor Joshua Malina is 46. Singer Shabba Ranks is 46.

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(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 3, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT BMO Harris Bank N.A., as successor to M&I Bank FSB Plaintiff, vs. Angela S. Bradley a/k/a Angela Bradley; Clint E. Bradley a/k/a Clint Bradley; John Doe (Tenant/ Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant), Defendants. Case No. 11CV741 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: Lot 23, in QUAIL RUN NO. 4, an addition to the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 1302 Vantuyl Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 13th day of February, 2012, in the District Court of Douglas County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (138689) ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 3, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS

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Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59. NOTICE OF HEARING THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED:

You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed on December 29, 2011, in this court by Carolyn Rogers, the duly appointed, qualified and acting Executor of the Estate of Janice Colman, deceased, praying that her acts be approved, that her account be settled and allowed, that the Will be construed and the esCase No. 11CV617 tate be assigned to the perCourt No. 1 sons entitled thereto; that Title to Real Estate Involved attorneys’ fees, fees and expenses be allowed; that the administration of the Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 estate be closed; that the Executor be discharged NOTICE OF SALE and that she be released from further liability. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to You are required to file written defenses me by the Clerk of the Dis- your trict Court of Douglas thereto on or before the County, Kansas, the under- 26th day of January, 2012, signed Sheriff of Douglas at 10:00 o’clock A.M. of said County, Kansas, will offer day, in said court, in the for sale at public auction City of Lawrence, Douglas and sell to the highest bid- County, Kansas, at which der for cash in hand at the time and place said cause The Jury Assembly Room will be heard. Should you located in the lower level of fail therein, judgment and the Judicial and Law En- decree will be entered in forcement Center building due course upon the petiof the Douglas County tion. Courthouse, Kansas, on Carolyn Rogers, February 9, 2012 at the time Executor of 10:00 AM, the following real estate: RILING, BURKHEAD & LOT 3, BLOCK 2, FIRETREE NITCHER, Chartered ESTATES PHASE 4, A SUBDI- 808 Massachusetts Street VISION IN THE CITY OF P.O. Box B BALDWIN CITY, DOUGLAS Lawrence, Kansas 66044 COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax I.D. (785) 841-4700 #: 023-178-33-0-10-04 Attorneys for Petitioner ________ -003.00, Commonly known as 709 Flame Way, Baldwin (First published in the LawCity, KS 66006 (“the Prop- rence Daily Journal-World erty”) MS#134265 January 10, 2012)

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Consider this notice that anyone owed a debt of any kind by Olga Fisher Black of Eudora, KS, must contact us immediately or the debt will be invalid. 785-542-3509 _______ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 17, 2012) NOTICE TO BIDDERS Separate sealed bids will be received by the City of Lawrence, Kansas, in the office of the City Clerk, 6 East 6th Street, until 2:00 pm, Tuesday, February 7, 2012, following purchase: 73 COLT CARBINES Copies of the Notice to Bidders and specifications may be obtained at the Finance Department at the above address. The City Commission reserves the right to reject any or all bids and to waive informalities. City of Lawrence, Kansas Jonathan Douglass City Clerk ________

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