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THE MLK COMMUNITY CHOIR performs Monday during a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Kansas Union. Keynote speaker Dr. Mildred Edwards, executive director of the Kansas African American Affairs Commission, said she believed that, were King alive today, he would be proud of the fact that such different people of such varied backgrounds could all sit and gather together. However, she also noted the still sizeable achievement gaps and social disparities that remain between white and black people.

Celebration focuses on next steps By Brianne Pfannenstiel

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FORMER KU basketball greats Bud Stallworth, left, and Wayne Simien, visit, while Simien fans Eva Daniels, second from right, and Shelley Vann, far right, squeeze in for a photograph with Simien Monday at the Martin Luther King Jr. community breakfast at Maceli’s. Simien was the guest speaker at the fourth annual event. See story, page 2A.

On the final day of the city of Lawrence’s weeklong celebration of Martin Luther King Jr.’s life and legacy, residents gathered in the Kansas Union ballroom to pose the question: Now what? The evening, though a celebration of King and his accomplishments, focused largely on the progress still left to be made. Please see CELEBRATION, page 2A ● National celebrations

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Renovate Cordley and Pinckney schools. Turn New York School into an early-childhood center. Replace both Sunset Hill and East Heights buildings with new, larger schools designed to meet the growing needs of district programs and student populations. Such projects surfaced Monday night on lists of potential projects for members of a task force studying the future of elementary schools in the Lawrence school district. But such relatively longterm options — ones forwarded for studied, not yet adoption — certainly wouldn’t come without SCHOOLS a price. That’s because members of the Lawrence Elementary School Facility Vision Task Force also are looking for ways to save money. And that would mean balancing projects that might be financed through a potential bond issue against savings that could be achieved by closing a school or two or three. Among schools mentioned for potential closure by groups at various tables Monday night were Wakarusa Valley, Hillcrest, Kennedy and New York, although some plans would consider sparing some of those schools while looking for savings elsewhere. “There will be another group that has a scenario Please see TASK FORCE, page 4A

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City wins grant to help build more affordable rental units By Chad Lawhorn

The city of Lawrence has won a nearly $500,000 housing grant to help build more affordable rental units in the community. If new foreclosure numbers out of the Douglas County Courthouse are any indication, the timing is good. Foreclosures in 2010 — through November — are up 77 percent compared with the same time period a year ago, according to a new report from the Douglas

County Appraiser’s office. Completed foreclosures through the first 11 months of the year totaled 217, according to the report. As more people lose ownership of their homes, it also has become problematic for some tenants to find affordable rental units. “Finding a unit in Lawrence can be difficult,” said Margene Swarts, assistant director for the city’s development services division. “The rule of thumb is that you don’t pay more than 30 percent of your gross

— Margene Swarts, assistant director for the city’s development services division income on housing and utilities. In Lawrence that isn’t much for some. I believe there are a lot of folks in Lawrence who are rent burdened.” The city will receive

$475,000 through the state’s Neighborhood Stabilization Program. The city plans to partner with Lawrencebased Tenants to Homeowners to build at least four new rental units.


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Rebecca Buford, executive director for Tenants to Homeowners, said her organization is looking for specific locations. The grant money may be used to buy two vacant pieces of ground for new units and to buy two homes that are currently on the foreclosure market. Those homes then could be renovated into rental units. Buford said she’s hoping to build two or three-bedroom units. She hopes rents on the new units will be in the $650 to $750 per month range. “There are a lot of apart-

ments for students in that range,” Buford said. “But I think it is fair to say that what might be a good rental for a student may not be a good rental for a family. If you have a 2-year-old, there are some issues that are a lot bigger deal to you than if you’re a college student.” Tenants for the new units will have to meet state and federal law to moderate income guidelines. At least one of the units will have to reserved for a family that is 50

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Funeral services for Kathryn K. Brown, 60, Lawrence, are pending and will be announced by

Warren-McElwain Mortuary. She died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at her home.

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G LADYS L. HYSTEN B RYANT PERRY — Funeral services for Gladys L. Hysten Bryant, 95, Perry, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Perry United Methodist Church. Burial will be at Ozawkie Cemetery. Mrs. Bryant died Friday, Jan. 14, 2011, at the F.W. Huston Senior Living Center in

Winchester. Friends may call from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday and Friday at Barnett-Chapel Oaks Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. The family will meet friends from 10 a.m. until the service time Saturday at the church.


Funeral services for Robert C. “Bob” Biszantz Jr., 64, Lawrence, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at RumseyYost Funeral Home. Cremation will follow the funeral. Mr. Biszantz died Sunday, Jan. 16, 2011, at his home. He was born April 19, 1946, in Lakewood, Ohio, the son of Robert C. Sr. and Gloria Broadhurst Biszantz. Mr. Biszantz attended military school from the age of 13 in Gainesville, Ga. After he graduated, he joined the U.S. Coast Guard. Mr. Biszantz then enlisted in the U.S. Navy for four years and returned to the U.S. Coast Guard. He retired in 1992 due to health, after 27 years as chief warrant officer 4. He married Patricia L. Roche on Jan. 3, 1981. She survives of the home. Other survivors include two daughters, Heather W. Meehan and husband Tim,

Eagle, Neb., and Sandi B. Howard and husband Brad, Lakeland, Fla.; a brother, John, Medina, Ohio; three Biszantz sisters, Susan Galati, Bowie, Md., Marcia Richling, Medina, and Kati Biszantz, Temecula, Calif.; and three grandchildren, Caleb and Micaela Meehan, and Robert Howard. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, where the family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 7 p.m. The family suggests memorials to the American Lung Association, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at

Lawrence residents of all different races and ages woke up early Monday morning to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King Jr. and to hear Kansas University basketball g reat Wayne Simien speak. King’s mentor, his method and motivation were the topics of Simien’s speech, in which he called for parents to take the time to mentor their children. In a generation that is seeing many broken homes, he said this was a big step toward preparing the next generation for change. “We could very well be overlooking the next instrument of change,” he said. “We could very well be overlooking the next Martin Luther King.”



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Simien also spoke of King’s method, which was service to others, and his motivation in his work, which was his dedication to God. The Rev. Paul Winn Jr., an organizer of Lawrence’s Martin Luther King Jr. Day events with Lawrence Ecumenical Fellowship, saw many of these very qualities in Simien. “I think as a mentor there’s an uprightness that comes forth and the inspiration there to become a dreamer,” he said. Marlon Wesley brought his 10-year-old son, Curtis, to the breakfast. Curtis, a basketball player himself, was excited to see Simien, but Wesley said there was a bigger theme to think about. “It’s a good occasion to come out and celebrate the legacy of Dr. King,” he said.

“Lawrence is an interesting place. Everybody comes out; every ethnic background comes out.” Simien said he was honored to be asked to speak at the community breakfast. “Particularly being someone from a younger generation who didn’t experience those types of injustices, but yet, at the same time, as a beneficiary of what he was able to accomplish, it was important to share from my perspective,” he said. “Just to see the diversity here, not only ethnically but also age-wise, was really encouraging to see, particularly some of the youth here, to take time to get up early in the morning — about a man who changed this nation.” — Reporter Brenna Hawley can be reached at 832-6321.

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Keynote speaker Dr. Mildred Edwards, executive director of the Kansas African American Affairs Commission, recounted the story of her mother and father gathered around the TV to watch King’s now famous “I have a dream” speech. She said she believed that, were King alive today, he would be proud of the fact that such different people of such varied backgrounds could all sit and gather together. However, she also noted the still sizeable achievement gaps and social disparities that remain between white and black people. “We still have miles and miles to go to create a fair and IANA EE ULLAN TEVENSON just society,” Edwards said. Funeral services for Diana her father, Kodiak; three sons, Other speakers included Lee (Mullan) Stevenson, 51, Leith Jon Stevenson, Landon Mayor Mike Amyx, public Oskaloosa will be at 11 a.m. Nickolous Stevenson and schools Superintendent Rick Thursday at Warren-McElLarsen McKinley Stevenson, Doll, executive director of wain Mortuary in Lawrence. all of Lawrence; a grandson, Haskell Indian Nations UniMrs. Stevenson died SunLance Stevenson; a brother, versity Steve Prue and Rep. day, Jan. 16, 2011, at Lawrence Nick Mullan Jr., Kodiak; and Barbara Ballard, who also led Memorial Hospital. two sisters, Debbie Mullan, the group in several songs. She was born March 8, Kodiak, and Phyllis Peger, Ballard, on behalf of Gov. 1959, in Kodiak, Alaska, the Fairbanks, Alaska. Sam Brownback, spoke of the daughter of Nick and Nora She was preceded in death signif icant role Kansas Erickson Mullan. by her mother in 1997. played in the Civil War and Mrs. Stevenson was a The family will greet national civil rights movehomemaker. friends from 7 p.m. to 8:30 ment. She also spoke of She married Larry J. p.m. Wednesday at the mor- King’s commitment to Stevenson on Nov. 17, 1979, in tuary. change and the necessity of Lawrence. He survives of the Online condolences may carrying that legacy forward. home. be sent at “We hear about peace and Other survivors include justice and content of character, the dream and all of that,” Ballard said of King. “But actually, I think he Sylvia Luevada Smith would probably tell you that of Albany, Ore., and Joyce he was a man who did not Services for Sylvia look for a leadership role; it Luevada Smith, Lynnwood, Athey and husband James was thrust upon him. And if Wash., will be at 10:30 a.m. of Eudora; a brother, James Charles Reeves, of he doesn’t do it, who will? Saturday at the Southside Wagoner, Okla.; grandchilAnd I will say to you, if you Church of Christ. Burial dren Natane Hetschel, don’t lead or participate, who will be in Memorial Park Anita Thornton, Lonnie will?” Cemetery. Dann Hetschel, Alexia Ernesto Hodison, of Mrs Smith died Arlene Maben, Shawn Lawrence, brought his son Thursday, Jan. 13, 2011, at Ernesto II, who is a seventhSwedish Edmonds Hospital William Athey, Gwen Erin Mallot, Andy Paul Smith, grader at West Junior High, to in Edmonds, Wash. Chris Beckdolt and Carrie the event. He said it was She was born Oct. 14, Knebusch; and 12 greatimportant to remember the 1920 on the Earls Flats, grandchildren. struggles that have created so Summerfield, Okla., the Sylvia was the oldest of many opportunities for him daughter of Charles Osie six children. She was preand Malinda Catherine ceded in death by her parEarls Reeves. She lived in ents; two brothers, Tilford the Lawrence area since 1958, only recently moving Utah Reeves and George to Oregon and Washington, W. Reeves; a half-brother, John William Reeves; two due to declining health. sisters, Della Ellender Mrs. Smith worked for CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A Hogue and Dessie Pauline Acme Laundry, as a seamMcDonald; one grandpercent or below the median stress for Bud Jennings, income for Douglas County. and then for Jane Bateman. daughter, Kai Hetschel, and one great-granddaughter, The others will have to be 80 She was a member of the Lisa Athey. percent or below the median. Southside Church of Friends may call from 9 The grant is the second Christ. She enjoyed sewing, a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday at major dose of funding for making clothing, quilting, affordable rental projects the and gardening. Sylvia was a Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. The family suggests city has received in the last very independent and selfmemorials to Christian two years. In 2009, the city sufficient woman. received about $560,000 in She married Paul Carrel Family Services, sent in care of the funeral home, grant money. The city partSmith at Pocola, Okla., on 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS nered with Tenants to HomeJuly 28, 1939. 66044. owners and Douglas County Survivors include a son, Online condolences may to build five new rental units Steven Smith and his wife in the 1100 block of Rhode Sherry, of Kingston, Wash.; be sent at www.rumseyIsland Street. daughters Elaine Hetschel,



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REJJIN JACKSON, 9, and her father, Ronnell Jackson, follow a song sheet together while 6-year-old Davonte Mator peers over the seats Monday night during a celebration of Martin Luther King Jr. at the Kansas Union. This year’s theme was “Beyond the Dream: Now What?” personally and to pass on that message to the next generation. “For my son, always getting him to remember history helps him to appreciate where he’s at today, too,” Hodison said. “So he (King) opened up those doors, and for me, passing that on to my son, he now has the confidence to walk through those doors.”

But more than anything, speakers provided a message of hope that, one day, King’s dream would be fully realized. “The struggle’s worth it,” Prue said. “Because what is at stake is the future of our children — the future of our nation.” — Reporter Brianne Pfannenstiel can be reached at 832-6314.

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‘It’s really good to be able to talk to someone’ 1 | JERUSALEM

Defense minister deserts Labor Party In a shocking move that instantly shook up Israel’s political scene, Defense Minister Ehud Barak defected from his Labor Party Monday, leaving in shambles the iconic movement that founded the country and ruled it invincibly for decades. The move appeared to shore up Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s governing coalition by leading to the resignation of the other Labor members, who had been at loggerheads with the government over stalled peacemaking efforts. But it could weaken the Israeli leader in the long run by reducing his majority and undermining his attempts to portray himself as a centrist leader. Barak, the departing party leader and former prime minister, will stay in the ruling coalition with four other followers in a new party. But Labor’s eight remaining lawmakers — including three ministers — will withdraw.

By Brianne Pfannenstiel

It started in January 2004 as an offshoot of Crisis Pregnancy Outreach in Topeka. It was located

Ninety-one agencies and organizations are available to Lawrence residents in crisis situations, and one collaborative project has brought them all together as part of a single, cohesive resource. The project, a pamphlet that maps and catalogs all 91 of those organizations on top of local bus routes, was put together by the Douglas County Housing Authority, the city of Lawrence and Headquarters ONLINE: See an Counseling interactive version Center. of the map at Carrie Lindsey, proj- emergencyect contribu- resources, as well tor and direc- as downloadable tor of resi- PDF versions. dent services at the Douglas County Housing Authority, said the organization received funding in October 2009 to provide relief for those suffering from the economic downturn. She said trying to find a tool for that unique population helped to jumpstart the map project. “I just think there are a lot of resources out there that people don’t know about because they’ve never had to use them,” Lindsey said. “There are families who are new to economic hardship who have never had to utilize the food bank or utilize the health clinic.” The map features locations, phone numbers and e-mail addresses for dozens of local education, housing, health and relief resources.

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New hope for hepatitis C cure There’s new hope for an overlooked epidemic: Two powerful drugs are nearing the market that promise to help cure many more people of liver-attacking hepatitis C — even though most who have the simmering infection don’t know it yet. Surprisingly, two-thirds of hepatitis C sufferers are thought to be baby boomers who’ve harbored since their younger, perhaps wilder, years a virus that can take two or three decades to do its damage. What could be a treatment revolution is spurring the government to consider if it’s time to start screening aging baby boomers for hepatitis C, just like they get various cancer checks. Today’s two-drug treatment for hepatitis C cures only about 40 percent of people with the most common variety of the virus, and causes some grueling side effects. Now major studies show that adding a new drug —either Vertex Pharmaceuticals’ telaprevir or Merck & Co.’s boceprevir — can boost those cure rates as high as 75 percent. 3 | BEIRUT

First indictment filed in Hariri killing A U.N. tribunal filed the first indictment Monday in the assassination of former Lebanese Prime Minister Rafik Hariri, touching off a process many fear could ignite new bloodshed nearly six years after the massive truck bombing along Beirut’s waterfront. The contents of the draft indictment were not revealed and may not become public for weeks as Belgian judge Daniel Fransen decides whether there is enough evidence for a trial. The indictment, confirmed by the international court’s headquarters in the Hague, is the latest turn in a deepening political crisis in Lebanon, where Hezbollah toppled the Western-backed government last week in a dispute over the tribunal. 4 | ARIZONA

Husband: Giffords smiled, gave neck rub The husband of Rep. Gabrielle Giffords says his wife’s condition has improved so much that she has been able to smile and give him a neck rub as he has kept a near-constant vigil at her hospital bedside. The interactions with astronaut Mark Kelly are new signs of Giffords’ impressive progress in recovering from a gunshot wound to the head at a political event nine days ago. Giffords still cannot speak, because of a breathing tube in her throat. Such encounters indicate higher levels of functioning, implying that “she’s recognizing him and interacting, perhaps in an old familiar way with him,” said Dr. Michael Lemole. Dr. Randall Friese said Kelly also told doctors he saw Giffords smile. He said sometimes people see what they want to see, but that “if he says she’s smiling, I buy it.” 5 | FRANCE

Nun says praying to John Paul II helps A French nun says she felt new inner strength and vitality as her Parkinson’s disease suddenly disappeared in a recovery the Vatican attributes to the miraculous intercession of Pope John Paul II. Sister Marie Simon-Pierre, who works at a French maternity hospital, told reporters in a rare appearance Monday that she felt “reborn” after praying to the late pope. Pope Benedict XVI has set May 1 as the date for his predecessor’s beatification, a step toward possible sainthood. Church authorities studied Simon-Pierre’s 2005 cure and determined it was inexplicable and due to the intercession of John Paul, who also suffered from Parkinson’s. Benedict approved the miracle last week, paving the way for the beatification.

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PREGNANCY CARE CENTER ASSISTANT DIRECTOR TAMARA JARRON, FRONT, searches for a proper storage container for a handful of baby clothes as she and volunteer Renate Rea organize donations in a storage room at the Riverfront Mall. When the center relocates to a larger space so it can expand services, donated clothes and other items for babies will be incorporated into a new “Baby Store” where clients will be able to shop with “Baby Bucks” distributed by the center after a client participates in one or several educational programs relative to healthy parenting.

Pregnancy Care Center offers variety of services By Karrey Britt

The Pregnancy Care Center of Lawrence provides services to single mothers or women who are facing unplanned pregnancies. It provides everything from a pregnancy test to counseling to baby formula. Ashley McMurphy, 25, of Lawrence, began using the center Campbell about a month after her 16month-old son, Elijah, was born. The single mother, who works as a certified medical assistant at Brandon Woods Retirement Community and is attending Johnson County

Community College to become a nurse, said the agency has provided items such as diapers, wipes, shampoos, formula and clothes for free. But, more importantly, it has provided counseling. “We just sat and discussed things that were going on in my life, and I talked a little about religion with them,” she said. “It’s really good to be able to talk to someone.” McMurphy considers former director Barbara Watkins and new director Sarah Campbell as friends. She can drop by the center at any time, and often stays for two hours or more. “One time I spent four hours there,” McMurphy said. “We talked, prayed and ate a little dinner together.”

Building such a relationship is not unusual. Campbell said that’s what she likes about her work. “We get to know them and their children, and we get to find out what their needs are, which has helped us find some direction,” she said. Campbell said she has watched one client turn her life around — going from homelessness and an abusive relationship to living in a house and having a stable family. In an interview, Campbell answered questions about the center.

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Soccer fans start up podcast despite distance Lawrencian, Liverpudlian broadcast weekly episodes about English Premier League team By Joe Preiner

There may be an ocean between them, but they’re united by one passion: football. Or soccer, depending on which side of that ocean you’re on. Lawrence resident Eric Howell and friend Ped Mcpartland of Liverpool, England, have been working together since last June to build and brand their own sports podcast following Everton, a team in the English Premier League. The two football fans first contacted each other via Twitter and from there hatched the plan

to start a podcast, called the Followtonians, dedicated to the club. It wasn’t easy in the beginning, because of a lack of equipment and a lack of experience with recording and audio editing. “We’re doing it off two PCs with Skype,” Mcpartland said. “We are literally running this off of two cans and a piece of string. In terms of technology, that’s what we have.” But by spending their own money, they’ve been able to slowly upgrade their equipment and improve the quality of their episodes, of which they’ve now recorded 29. They post each ses-

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sion on the podcast’s website, which was built by a member of their worldwide following: a fan in New Zealand.

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KU entomologist discovers new water beetles in S. America By Jan Biles The Topeka Capital-Journal


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Team effort Short was among 30 scientists who flew to Suriname on Aug. 15 to search for unknown plants and animals. The expedition was part of Conservation International’s Rapid Assessment Program, which provides biological information from various countries to accelerate conservation efforts and improve biodiversity protection. After landing in Suriname’s capital, the group traveled to Kwamalasamutu to ask permission of the indigenous community’s

But I work a lot in this region of northern South America, so I have an idea of what to expect in the field. If I see something and I don’t know what it is, then I have a good indication that it’s something that no one has seen.” — Andrew Short chief to collect specimens on its land. Short said the goals of the expedition included doing an inventory of the area to develop a baseline of plants and animals; determining how the information could be applied, such as promoting eco-tourism; and assessing the impact the indigenous community has on the land and its animals and recommending changes, if needed. Once permission was gained, Short, 11 other scientists, 12 Surinamese students and eight to 10 Amerindians loaded their gear into 10 large motorized canoes and headed to a camp deeper into the rainforest. Short said the students and scientists focused on finding aquatic insects in small streams, marshes and holes in the ground where water collected, while the Amerindians helped guide the researchers, cut trails and build camps. Short said he and the others used tea strainers and nets to gather beetles from the water and an aspirator to suck the insects out of the water and deposit them into a vial filled with ethanol. At night, they would clean the samples, write labels and keep a running list of species

collected. The group collected more than 4,000 specimens during the trip. “I estimated we collected 85 species in the field,” he said, “but I think it will be more than 100.” Short said one of his most interesting finds was an inselberg, a granite outcrop that rises from the forest. “There’s a kind of aquatic beetle and insect community that only lives on these rock outcrops. We were fortunate enough toLAWRENCE find one, and it had a little bit of water — just enough to find a few species that are new to science and may contribute to our understanding of evolution and biogeography,” he said.

Unspoiled rainforest Once he returned to KU on Sept. 12, Short and his team began mounting and labeling specimens for the university’s entomology collection. Some specimens will go into a frozen tissue collection for use as DNA samples. Short said he will study the specimens for about a year and then write a detailed report about what was found at each site, which will be compiled into a small book that provides baseline data. Short, who also is curator of KU’s Biodiversity Institute, said he plans to go back to the rainforest in September to collect more specimens. “Suriname has an almost entirely intact forest — except for a little bit along the coast where most of the people live and a little bit of mining,” he said. “There really exists a huge opportunity for this country to preserve in wholesale its entire biodiversity. There is no loss yet, which is really rare for most developing countries.”


HOSPITAL BIRTHS Nancy and Todd Jadlow, Lawrence, a girl, Monday. Jinny and Christopher Fratiello, Lawrence, a girl, Monday.


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for closing Cordley,” said Brad Finkeldei, member of a group that reached consensus on recommending closure of both Wakarusa Valley and Hillcrest. “You will see that.” Such considerations will come during the next two weeks. That’s when Finkeldei and leaders of three other task force subcommittees will work with consulting architects and district administrators to determine just how effective such scenarios might be.

Battling budget woes The task force has until the end of February — a month later than originally intended — to come up with recommendations for a plan to handle the district’s elementary schools during the next five years and beyond. The goal is to reflect “varied community and educational values” given “the restraints of current and anticipated district resources.” By the end of June, the district expects to be forced into cutting at least $1 million from its budget, because of state cuts. The total could swell to $4 million for 2011-12, administrators say. “The task force is not going to solve the entire problem for us, but it’s a significant piece they have to help us with solving, a significant piece of our problem,” said Rick Doll, district superintendent. Task force members already have spent months studying several aspects of elementary planning: physical conditions and limitations

of the schools themselves; potential operational efficiencies; research and “best practices” for meeting educational needs; and defining “neighborhood schools” and their relationship to city planning. Now they’re taking their research and using it to guide recommendations for potential school consolidations, program relocations and other moves that would be intended to both save money and build a strong foundation for success in the years ahead. “We need to be looking five, 10 years down the road,” said Rich Minder, board president and co-chair of the task force.

Time to meet again Such vision will be focused Jan. 31, when task force members will be scheduled to reconvene for a 7 p.m. meeting at district headquarters, 110 McDonald Drive. That’s when members will learn whether the “scenarios” they’d entertained Monday night might actually serve as efficient and effective solutions for the district overall. Scenarios emerging Monday night included potential school closures, boundary changes, program shifts, school renovations, classroom additions, new construction and other suggestions.

Administrators and consultants will study the options in search of consensus from among the two dozen task force members, whose final document will be used by board members in their deliberations in the weeks, months and years ahead. “I’ve been so impressed that this task force is having these unpleasant conversations that have strained this community for so many years,” said Scott Morgan, a board member and task force co-chair. “Whatever the conclusion is, it will be invaluable — not only to the board, but, most importantly, to the students.” — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188.

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TOPEKA — While their counterparts in the public school system have found plenty to complain about in Kansas Gov. Sam Brownback’s budget proposals, officials in the higher education system are feeling relatively lucky. Leaders of the Kansas Board of Regents say higher education did not take as big a hit as it might have in a year in which the state has to close a $550 million budget shortfall. “After recent and severe budget cuts, and a continued trend of state disinvestment in higher education, we’re very pleased the governor is advocating for no reductions to the system’s base budget,” said Regents Chairman Gary Sherrer. In his budget proposal, the Republican Brownback is not calling for cuts in university operating budgets and wants more state investment in key research missions.

After recent and severe budget cuts, and a continued trend of state disinvestment in higher education, we’re very pleased the governor is advocating for no reductions to the system’s base budget.” — Regents Chairman Gary Sherrer By contrast, public schools would see significant cuts in their general operating budgets. Brownback’s budget would cut the base aid the state’s 293 school districts receive by $232 per student, a reduction caused by the end of federal stimulus funds used to prop up education budgets. The K-12 cut also reflects the higher costs to the state for support of the teacher pension program and aid to a number of districts making bond payments on new facility construction. Sherrer and other university leaders welcomed the news and said they were eager to work with Brown-

back and the new Legislature to build on the proposal and other academic goals. Kansas has 32 public higher education institutions, including seven four-year universities and 19 community colleges. Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little said Brownback’s proposal was “the first step” in the process and that the university would work with the governor and legislators on the proposed investments. “And while it is an encouraging step, we cannot make assumptions about funding until the budget is passed and signed into law,” she said. “Stabilizing funding for higher education would certainly

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aid our efforts to meet the state’s needs for an educated workforce and for research that creates jobs.” Brownback’s proposal calls for $105 million in research investments. The state would contribute half of the amount in general fund revenues, while the universities would be required to reprogram existing dollars or raise an equal amount from private sources. Kansas is trying to secure two major research projects. Working with the Department of Homeland Security, Kansas State University is involved with the design and construction of the new National Bio- and Agro Defense Facility, which would replace an aging federal animal research facility at Plum Island, N.Y. The $451 million lab will be built near the Kansas State campus in Manhattan and conduct research on deadly plant and animal contagions, including foot-and-mouth disease.


One thousand maps have been printed and are being distributed at the Douglas County Housing Authority offices as well as at various other organizations featured on the map. Lindsey said there were plans for a second printing of 5,000 copies once the organizations have had time to review the first edition and make edits. After this second printing, she said, the maps will be made more widely available at the Lawrence Public Library, the Social and Rehabilitation Services office and the United Way. Renée Yocum, a Geographic Information System analyst with the city of Lawrence,

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from around the world isn’t easy for Howell. He spends a good portion of his Saturdays watching games on his laptop. “There are no creature comforts in being an Everton fan in Lawrence, Kansas,” Howell said. Howell and Mcpartland spend their Thursday evenings, or Friday mornings in the UK, putting the weekly show together. The sixhour time difference makes things more difficult, but neither fan minds. “It seems like I’m on American time a lot of the time,” Mcpartland joked. The duo’s affinity for football has given them a chance to talk with former professional players and coaches as well as authors, media per-

sonalities and fans from around the globe. The show has gotten even more publicity recently thanks to an exclusive interview with U.S. soccer star Landon Donovan. Donovan, who played for Everton while on loan from his MLS team, the Los Angeles Galaxy, made the decision not to return to Europe late in 2010. For the new podcasters, the opportunity was a golden one and was taken advantage of using social media. The podcast’s Twitter followers encouraged the interview. “We didn’t want to look like we were begging for ourselves,” Mcpartland said. “So we got other people to beg on our behalf.” That strategy paid off and landed the Followtonians a world-exclusive interview. “He almost seemed like he was more excited to explain

his decision than we were to talk to him,” Howell said. “It was pretty crazy.” That episode has gotten more than 14,000 hits since its release in late December. The high volume far exceeded the average 2,000 views their other episodes had netted. Quotes from the interview also made their way into Liverpool newspaper headlines as well as a story in the New York Post.

Football wives The time Mcpartland and Howell dedicate to the podcast has been an adjustment for their wives, too. Tracie Howell said she’s become an Everton fan through cont i n u e d ex p o s u re to t h e team. She’s worked her way into the podcast as well, lending her vocal stylings to the show’s introduction. Mc pa r t l a n d ’s w i fe i s

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Q: Who are your clients? A: Typically, they are lowincome, and most have preschool-age children or younger. But, there are no requirements as to who can seek services. Clients are typically referred to the center. Q: What ser vices are offered and how much do they cost? A: All services are free and include pregnancy testing, ultrasounds, counseling and referrals. Clients also have access to items in the Friendship Room, which includes maternity clothing, diapers, children’s clothing, formula, baby swings and cribs. Clients can access the room once a month. An attorney is available to work with a mother who wants to put her child up for adoption. There also is a counselor available for post-abortion counseling. Q: How many clients does the center serve per month? A: When the center opened in 2004, it helped one or two women. In January 2010, it served 35 clients, and now it serves 50. Q: What are the future plans? A: The center is looking to relocate to a larger area, so it

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responsible for the closing credits. “I f igured they should include us somehow,” Tracie said, smiling. Looking ahead, the podcasters will continue their craft and look to improve on the work they’ve been doing. “It’s a hobby that we put a lot of commitment into, but until someone starts paying for it, we can’t really see it as more than that,” Mcpartland said. “We just want the show to get out there and be listened to.”


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did the actual mapping and geocoding of the map. The project, which underwent several changes during its formation, took about eight months, she said. When the project took off, Yocum said she was surprised by how many emergency resources Lawrence has. “I did not realize there were so many agencies available to residents of the city, and I think it’s just a great resource for people of all economic statuses with the downturn and everything,” Yocum said. “I think this is a great resource for everybody to be able to use when they need it.”

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A PHOTO COLLAGE OF THE CHILDREN OF CLIENTS decorates a bulletin board in one of the visiting rooms at the Pregnancy Care Center.

MEET THE DUGGARS The Pregnancy Care Center of Lawrence is having a “Meet the Duggars” fundraiser from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn Lawrence, 200 McDonald Drive. The Arkansas family, which has the TLC show “19 Kids & Counting,” will be guests and give the program. There will be a children’s activity room and refreshments. Prices are $15 for a single ticket or $45 for a family. There also will be a VIP event from 1:30 p.m. to 2:45 p.m., when people can visit with the Duggars, ask questions and take photos. Hors d’oeuvres and drinks provided. VIP tickets cost $100 per person. To purchase tickets, visit or call the center at 842-6499. can expand services and serve more people. The center’s Friendship Room, which is located in a large closet area, needs more space. The board has identified a couple of places. It plans to offer a new nationally acclaimed curriculum called “Earn While You Learn.” The concept is that as women learn parenting skills, they earn something for their efforts. So, they will earn “baby bucks” that they can spend in the Friendship

Room. The curriculum — a newer version of what they already offer — has proven to stop the cycles of violence, child abuse and other things that happen when women don’t have the resources they need to parent their children. Q: How can the community help? A: People can donate money and/or baby items. They always need baby clothing up to size 2 toddler. To donate or volunteer, contact the center at 842-6499 or The website is The center also is having the fundraiser “Meet the Duggars” from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Feb. 13 at the Holiday Inn Lawrence. The Arkansas family, which has a TLC show, “19 Kids & Counting,” will be special guests. There will be a children’s activity room and refreshments. Prices range from $15 for single tickets to $100 for VIP tickets. For more information or to buy tickets, visit or call the center. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at, and follow her at

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Nation reaches out, reflects on nonviolence PRESIDENT BARACK OBAMA PAINTS colorful cartoon apples in a student lunchroom at the Stuart Hobson Middle School in Washington as he observes the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday by participating in a community service project on Monday. Martin Luther King Jr. was assassinated in 1968 in Memphis, Tenn.

By Errin Haines Associated Press Writer

A T L A N T A — The nation observed the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr.’s birthday on Monday with thousands volunteering for service projects and more reflecting on his lessons of nonviolence and civility in the week following the shootings in Arizona. Six people were killed in Tucson and Democratic Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords is fighting for her life. The violent outburst was a reminder to many gathered at King’s former church in Atlanta that the Baptist preacher’s message remained relevant four decades after his own untimely death at the hands of an assassin. Attorney General Eric Holder praised him as “our nation’s greatest drum major of peace” and said the Jan. 8 bloodshed was a call to recommit to King’s values of nonviolence, tolerance, compassion and justice. “Last week a senseless rampage in Tucson reminded us that more than 40 years after Dr. King’s own tragic death, our struggle to eradicate violence and to promote peace goes on,” Holder said. President Barack Obama and first lady Michelle volunteered to paint for a service project at a middle school in Washington’s Capitol Hill. He urged Americans to get out into their communities — a step he suggested would

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have special meaning following the shootings. “After a painful week where so many of us were focused on the tragedy, it’s good for us to remind ourselves of what this country is all about,” he said. National and local politicians joined members of the King family at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta to mark what would have been the civil rights icon’s 82nd birthday. Members of the King family also laid a wreath at the tombs of King and his widow, Coretta Scott King, on the 25th anniversary of the federal holiday established to honor the 1964 Nobel Peace Prize winner. The largely African-American audience of about 2,000 gathered at Ebenezer — where King preached from

1960 until his death in 1968 — included parents and children, members of the clergy, politicians and foot soldiers of the civil rights movement. Two of the Kings’ four children, Martin Luther King III and the Rev. Bernice King attended Monday’s ceremony. Their brother, Dexter King, was unable to attend the service because he is recovering from injuries he received in a car crash last year. Yolanda King, the eldest of the King siblings, died in 2007. Bernice King is also president-elect of the Southern Christian Leadership Conference, which her father co-founded in 1957. Rep. John Lewis of Georgia, who worked with King during the civil rights movement, issued a renewed call for Americans to unite in

peace and love as King preached during his lifetime. “If Dr. King could speak to us today, he would tell us that it does not matter how much we disapprove of another person’s point of view, there is never a reason to deny another human being the respect he or she deserves,” Lewis said. The Rev. Raphael Warnock, pastor of Ebenezer, called for members of Congress to show solidarity during the State of the Union Address this month. Quoting the Bible and Abraham Lincoln, Warnock said, “A house divided against itself cannot stand.” “Maybe after Arizona what our children need to see is us sitting together,” Warnock said.

Ryun aims to help congressman seek presidency By Philip Elliott Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — An independent campaign to draw GOP Rep. Mike Pence into the 2012 presidential race is under way, with a veteran of the Reagan White House launching a petition drive on Monday urging him to enter the primary contests. Ralph Benko, a deputy counsel to Ronald Reagan, announced the America’s President Committee to encourage a Pence-forpresident bid. Former Rep.

Jim Ryun, R-Kan., is also helping the campaign to collect signatures from conservatives and tea party activists. “Mike Pence extraordinarily exemplifies the optimistic, pro-growth, projob creation Reagan-Kemp wing of the GOP. Grassroots conservatives, Republicans, the tea party and populists are looking for a man or woman of principle who can champion and unite the newly energized and engaged citizenry,” Benko said. “Mike

Pence is the best choice to lead us into a new era of peace and prosperity.” Jack Kemp, who died in 2009, was a Republican congressman and vice presidential candidate. He was perhaps best known as an economic conservative who advocated low taxes and lowering barriers to supplying goods and services. Pence, of Indiana, stepped down from his post in the House Republican leadership. He has considered a White House run or perhaps a campaign for

Kansas canine program looking for recruits By Michael Pearce The Wichita Eagle

WICHITA — Officer Allie is retiring after a long and productive law enforcement career. Her bosses hope to find a replacement that’s equally skilled at tracking bad guys, finding hidden evidence and greeting hundreds of school kids with a wildly wagging tail. The 9-year-old Labrador retriever is one of several that will soon retire from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks canine program. The agency is asking the public to donate dogs to be paired with two game wardens. Both will soon spend about two weeks in Indiana undergoing special training. “We’re looking for Labs around 1 year old and with good drive,” said Jason Barker, a game warden who helped start the program in 2003. “A lot of times that’s the dog somebody wants to give up because the dog’s always digging or chewing. It’s that drive that makes them trainable and good in the field.” Game warden Brian Hanzlick, Allie’s handler, said she came from a Russell County home. “She chewed up everything in sight and was really highstrung,” he said. “She just needed a job and she’s done it pretty well.” The department made a similar request for dogs in 2003. The result was a starting canine force of five dogs. Financial contributions were also solicited to help fund the program and are still accepted. Wardens say it has been well worth the time, money and dogs donated.

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ALLIE RUNS WITH A ROLLED UP BALL OF SOCKS in this Jan. 1 photo, after a training session or helping track down poachers in Reno County, Kan. The 9-yearold Labrador retriever is one of several that will soon retire from the Kansas Department of Wildlife and Parks canine program. “They’re a great tool in the f ield that have helped us make hundreds of cases,” Hanzlick said. “They can do in a few minutes what might take us hours or days if we can even do it. I joke that if Allie could drive I’d never have to leave the house.” Barker said dogs and wardens will learn to work together on tracking, wildlife detection and evidence recovery during their training in Indiana. The two game wardens chosen for the program were picked from about seven applicants. Three dogs will accompany them to Indiana. The department will find a good home for the one not used, or return it to its owner. Once trained, the dogs will be near-constant companions of the game wardens, riding in special compartments in the cabs of their KDWP trucks.

governor. One of his party’s strongest advocates for conservative policies, Pence is among the GOP’s most outspoken critics of President Barack Obama. Should Pence enter the contest, he would face an uphill climb. Few Americans have heard of him and better known potential Republican candidates — like former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney, or former Alaska governor Sarah Palin — already have organized fundraising operations.

Palin explains ’blood libel’ comment By Larry Margasak Associated Press Writer

W A S H I N G T O N — Former Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin, defending herself against criticism following the Tucson, Ariz., shootings, said Monday that she used the term “blood libel” to describe comments made by those who falsely tried to link conservatives to the assassination attempt against Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. Speaking out for the first time since she used the term in a video, Palin said on Fox’s Sean Hannity show that the term referred to those “falsely accused of having blood on their hands.” Some Jewish groups strongly protested her use of the term, which historically was used to accuse Jews of using blood of Christians in religious rituals. “I think the critics again were using anything that they could gather out of that statement,“ she said. ”You can spin up anything out of anybody’s statements that are released and use them against the person who is making the statement.” Palin, a potential Republican presidential candidate in 2012, said the criticism won’t stop her from speaking out and accusing Democrats of taking the country in the wrong direction. “They can’t make us sit down and shut up,” she said.

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Palin said her political action committee’s use of crosshairs to identify targeted congressional districts for Republican pickups was not original and has been used by Democrats. As she spoke, a Democratic map was shown on the screen with circular targets of districts Democrats wanted to win. The former governor said the crosshairs graphic was taken down by the PAC’s hired graphic artist after the criticism began. “I don’t think that was inappropriate,” she said. The shooting on Jan. 8 killed six and wounded 13, including Giffords. Her district was among those in the Palin site’s crosshairs. Palin insisted that she has “repeated over and over my condemnation of violence.” She said she was frustrated that conservatives who responded to false accusations —blaming them for the shootings — have become part of the story. Asked why she was singled out for criticism, Palin, speaking from her hometown of Wasilla, said, “I know that a lot of those on the left hate my message and they will do all they can to stop me because they don’t like the message.“ Palin added, “I receive a lot of death threats. My children do.”


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After monthlong protests, Tunisia announces new government By Bouazza Ben Bouazza and Elaine Ganley Associated Press Writer

T U N I S , T U N I S I A — Tunisia took a step toward democracy and reconciliation Monday, promising to free political prisoners and opening its government to opposition forces long shut out of power — but the old guard held onto the key posts, angering protesters. Demonstrators carrying signs reading “GET OUT! demanded that the former ruling party be banished altogether — a sign more troubles lie ahead for the new unity government as

Grand jury probes Edwards’ spending By Nedra Pickler and Mike Baker Associated Press Writer

W A S H I N G T O N — A federal criminal investigation targeting John Edwards is examining how much the two-time presidential candidate knew about money used to cover up his extramarital affair and out-of-wedlock child and whether other practices of his violated campaign f inance laws, people involved in the case have told The AssociatThe case largely stems edAPress. fedfrom money eral spent to keep grand jury in Edwards’ Raleigh, mistress, N.C., is Rielle Hunter, sifting in hiding along records and testiwith former mony campaign aide involving several Andrew political Young. organizations and individuals connected to Edwards to determine if the former North Carolina senator and 2004 vice presidential nominee broke any laws. A recently issued subpoena focuses on a web of these Edwardsaffiliated groups, according to subpoena details provided to the AP that offer a glimpse behind the closed doors of the investigation. The case largely stems from money spent to keep Edwards’ mistress, Rielle Hunter, in hiding along with former campaign aide Andrew Young, who initially claimed paternity so Edwards could continue pursuing the White House without the taint of the affair. Investigators are looking chiefly at whether funds paid to Hunter and Young — from outside political groups and Edwards’ political donors — should have been considered campaign donations since they arguably aided his presidential bid, according to several people involved in the case who spoke on condition of anonymity because of the ongoing probe. They’re also looking closely at whether any entities linked to Edwards operated illegally. While it could not be learned if prosecutors have found violations of a specific statute, federal election laws require disclosure of the money spent on campaigns for federal offices, limit the amounts of such donations and prohibit the conversion of campaign funds to personal use. Edwards’ attorney Wade Smith would not discuss specifics but said, “We do not believe there is evidence that John has violated any election laws.” The investigation has been led by George Holding, the U.S. attorney in Raleigh appointed by P resident George W. Bush, with help from FBI and IRS agents and Justice Department attorneys from Washington.

security forces struggle to contain violent reprisals, shootings and looting three days after the country’s longtime president fled under pressure from the streets. “We’re afraid that the president has left, but the powersthat-be remain,” said Hylel Belhassen, a 51-year-old insurance salesman. Even before the new government was announced Monday, security forces fired tear gas to repel demonstrators who see the change of power as Tunisia’s first real chance at democracy. President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali fled Friday to Saudi Arabia after a month of protests over unemployment

and corruption led to his downfall after 23 years in power. The government announced Monday that 78 civilians have died in the month of unrest — an announcement that underlined the depth of the violence in the usually placid Mediterranean tourist destination. Under autocratic Ben Ali, Tunisia was effectively under one-party rule. The new government named Monday includes three ministers from the opposition — a first in Tunisia — but members of Ben Ali’s RCD party held on to most of the jobs, including the most important posts. Security forces have gotten

an image makeover in the public mind. The oncefeared police have been fighting snipers and armed groups widely believed to be Ben Ali loyalists. Nearby nations, meanwhile, faced a wave of selfimmolation attempts Monday, apparently influenced by the desperate Tunisian man who set himself on fire a month ago, sparking the protests that brought his president down. In Tunisia, hundreds of stranded tourists were still being evacuated and foreign airlines gradually resumed flights that were halted when Tunisian airspace closed


Notable ● Goldman Sachs Group Inc. has prohibited U.S. investors from participating in a private offering expected to raise up to $1.5 billion for social networking site Facebook, citing widespread media coverage that could run afoul of securities guidelines. The investment bank said Monday it decided to restrict the fund to prospective shareholders in Asia and Europe because it determined that the news coverage could be inconsistent with the laws that govern private placements. In a statement, Goldman Sachs said it made the decision on its own and “believes this is the most prudent path to take.” Although Goldman Sachs did not specify which laws it was concerned about, the Securities and Exchange Commission has guidelines that regulate the amount of solicitation and publicity that is allowed in connection with a private placement.

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Apple CEO Steve Jobs takes 3rd medical leave By Jessica Mintz Associated Press Writer

SEATTLE — Apple Inc. CEO Steve Jobs is taking his second medical leave of absence in two years, raising serious questions about his health and the leadership of a company at the forefront of a personal computing revolution. ● Good news for Swiss Jobs, 55, has been instrubankers: They may soon be mental in turning Apple into allowed to wear red underwear, the dominant producer of black nail polish — and even portable music players, a eat garlic. leader in the smart phone Swiss banking giant UBS AG business and, with the iPad, said Monday it is revising its the inventor of a new catego44-page dress code telling its ry of modern tablet computSwiss staff how to present ers. He is Apple’s public face, themselves, which generated its master showman and its worldwide ridicule for its savior since he returned in micromanagement of their 1997 after a 12-year hiatus to dressing and dining habits. rescue the company from The code instructs employfinancial ruin. ees on everything from their Investors in recent years breath — no garlic or onions, have pinned much of their please — to their underwear, faith in the company on Jobs which should be skin-colored. himself, sending shares tumbling on every bit of news or ● A South African chain’s rumor of his ailing health. shareholders have overApple did not say how long whelmingly accepted WalJobs would be on leave. The Mart’s offer to buy 51 percent company also did not provide of their company, the chief any further information executive said Monday, paving about Jobs’ current condition, the way for the giant U.S.including whether Jobs is based retailer to enter Africa. acutely ill, whether the leave Massmart said the proposal is related to his 2009 liver was approved by 97 percent of transplant or whether he is at shareholders who voted Monhome or in a hospital. day — 75 percent had been Apple spokesman Steve needed. Wal-Mart offered 148 Dowling referred to the text rand (about $20) per share in a of Jobs’ note to employees, 17 billion rand (about $2 billion) which was made public Mondeal. day. The majority of Apple’s The deal will have to be board members did not approved by South Africa’s immediately return messages anti-monopoly regulators. seeking comment. Millard Drexler, CEO of J. Crew Group, was unavailable for comment according to a spokeswoman. Former U.S. • U.S. markets were Vice President Al Gore closed Monday for the referred a reporter to Apple’s Martin Luther King Jr. press office. holiday. In the note, Jobs said he will continue as CEO and will be

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APPLE CEO STEVE JOBS gestures just after cancer surgery in July 2004. Jobs is taking his second medical leave in two years, raising questions about the company’s leadership.

involved in major decisions. Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook will be responsible for all day-to-day operations. Cook, who is seen as a logical eventual successor to Jobs, is no stranger to the role. He ran the Cupertino, Calif.-based company for two months in 2004 while Jobs battled pancreatic cancer, and again in 2009 during Jobs’ most recent medical leave. Apple ran smoothly then, releasing a new version of the iPhone and updated laptops on schedule. Since Cook began with Apple in 1998, he has been credited with tuning Apple’s manufacturing process to solve chronic product delays and supply problems. But Cook’s presence at the helm may not be enough to cushion the blow to Apple’s shares. The company is likely wrapping up work on a second generation of the iPad and competition among tablet makers is expected to heat up this year and next. In 2010, investors seemingly grew accustomed to Jobs’ extreme thinness, focusing instead on the early success of the iPad with consumers. But they may still fear that without Jobs, Apple could lose its early lead, or in the longer run cede its role as the high-end, high-design trend setter of the PC and consumer electronics industries. “Steve is clearly still the visionary behind Apple,” said Tim Bajarin of Creative Strategies, who has been covering Apple for decades. “I think investors have to take a hard look at where Apple is and where Apple will continue to go given the fact that it has incredibly strong leadership. All the products that Apple’s going to bring out in the next two years are already in the pipeline,” he said.


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amid the upheaval. Besides the 78 civilians killed in the monthlong protests, Interior Minister Ahmed Friaa said 94 civilians were injured — a jump from the previous official death toll of 23. The new figure does not include members of security forces, some of whom also died, Friaa said. The troubles have reverberated to the tourist-based Tunisian economy, which Friaa said has lost $2 billion because of the unrest. Resort towns like Hammamet are boarded up and under police control, said Norredine Gohdbani, who worked in a restaurant there and has returned to

stay with his family in Tunis. Friaa told reporters that 85 police stations have been damaged around the country, along with 13 town halls, 43 banks, 11 factories and 66 stores or shopping centers. Streets of the capital appeared calmer Monday but police were posted on most corners in downtown Tunis, with busloads of forces waiting to deploy. Prime Minister Mohamed Ghannouchi offered a number of concessions to try to appease Ben Ali’s critics, while maintaining the ruling party’s dominance of government and public posts around the country.


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Eco devo efforts Trimming the number of state economic development agencies may be a good way to tighten the state budget.


onsolidating a couple of state economic development agencies under the Department of Commerce could be a valid budget-cutting strategy for Kansas. In fact, Gov. Sam Brownback was not the first to propose folding the duties of the Kansas Technology Enterprise Corp. and Kansas Inc. into Commerce. Gov. Kathleen Sebelius made the same suggestion two years ago as a way to trim the state’s struggling budget. In an effort to promote economic development in the state, a number of state agencies have been created over the last 25 years. Although their creation made sense at the time, there is reason now to think that the state may benefit from a more unified effort to attract businesses in high-tech and bioscience fields. If the state can reduce administrative costs by folding KTEC and Kansas Inc. into the Commerce Department without losing the key benefits those agencies have brought to the state, everyone wins. Brownback has indicated that eliminating the two agencies will save the state about $2 million in the coming fiscal year. In the current fiscal year, KTEC and Kansas Inc. are receiving about $7.7 million from the Economic Development Initiatives Fund, which receives proceeds from the Kansas Lottery. While a $2 million cut certainly is significant for those agencies, it doesn’t totally eliminate funding for programs they operated. When Gov. Sebelius made her consolidation proposal, she and others were particularly frustrated with the lack of accountability at KTEC, as well as the arrogance of KTEC leaders and some board members. The agency was working with state money but wasn’t willing to fully account for how that money was being spent. In fact, at one point, Sebelius became so frustrated that she proposed simply eliminating KTEC funding from the budget. Placing the agency under the Department of Commerce should address any transparency concerns. It also should give the state an opportunity to better coordinate the various economic development efforts being pursued on its behalf. The state has done an admirable job of pursuing high-tech and bioscience ventures, but consolidating agencies may allow it to maintain its record of success while cutting duplication and administrative costs. Faced with the current budget situation, the consolidation of these agencies may be one of the easier choices the governor and the Legislature have to make.

U.S. must match China in classroom Chinese President Hu Jintao is coming to Washington amid much gnashing of teeth over whether Chinese power is growing as U.S. might wanes. The Chinese military clearly feels empowered. Beijing has gotten more aggressive with Japan and Southeast Asian nations over claims to disputed territory. China has also failed to rein in its ally, nuclear-armed North Korea, whose bizarre behavior threatens the region. Moreover, just before Secretary of Defense Robert M. Gates arrived in Beijing last week in hopes of improving ties with Chinese military officials, China test-flew a stealth fighter jet, clearly proclaiming its new muscle. Yet, if we are concerned about competition from China, we should look beyond Beijing’s growing military — and economic — might. Far better to focus on China’s progress, and our lag, in educating our future work force. That’s where the real Chinese challenge lies. After all, despite China’s military growth, its Asian overreach is pushing its neighbors to ally more closely with Washington. And despite the current recession, the U.S. economy is still powerful and innovative. But we are failing to produce the educated manpower we need to compete in a globalized world.

Notable scores Consider this: In 2009, a representative sample of students from Shanghai outscored their counterparts from 65 countries in reading, math, and science in a respected test given by the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development, an organization of the world’s 34 leading industrial powers. The United States scored 17th in reading, 29th in math, and 23rd in science. “We have to see this as a wakeup call,” Secretary of Education Arne Duncan told the New York Times.

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Far better to focus on China’s progress, and our lag, in educating our future workforce. That’s where the real Chinese challenge lies.” True, there are problems in comparing a cross-section of 15year-olds from China’s most highly developed city, population 20 million, with broader samples from other entire countries, including the United States. Yet the results — which OECD administrators say they believe were legitimate — should still jolt us. They reflect a Chinese culture of education that stresses long classroom hours and far less time spent on extracurricular activities. If the Chinese can produce these results in Shanghai, it’s obvious they can reproduce them in many more cities in coming decades.

Motivated students I saw the product of China’s educational drive when I spoke with students in May on the campus of Beijing’s Tsinghua University — the Chinese equivalent of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology. Among them were a future biologist, economist, journalist and engineer. What struck me was their selfconfidence and optimism, and their awareness of the world. They all spoke excellent English; some wanted to do graduate work in the United States, but all said they would return home for their careers.

These students saw education as a path to wealth in China’s materialistic society. But many also said they studied to fulfill the expectations of their parents, who had sacrificed much to put them through school and university. They saw this as a filial duty in a culture that traditionally has put a high value on education. The Chinese model, which produces stressed-out students and still involves much rote learning, may not fit here. But its rigor provides a sharp contrast to a U.S. system that is failing to produce the educated workforce we need to compete globally. “A generation ago,” Duncan writes in Foreign Affairs, “the United States had the highest proportion of college graduates in the world. Now, it ranks fifth among developed nations and is tied for ninth … among those aged 25-34.”

Dismal U.S. statistics The statistics for high school education are even more dismal: About one-fourth of U.S. ninthgraders fail to graduate secondary school within four years, Duncan says. Among the 34 OECD countries, only Mexico, Spain, Turkey, and New Zealand have higher dropout rates than the United States does. And when it comes to fluency in foreign languages — which is vital for a globally competitive workforce — the U.S. system is a loser. In Europe, students start learning foreign languages in kindergarten. As for China, some studies project it will soon have the largest number of English speakers in the world among its population, if India doesn’t get there first. Of course, the United States has many excellent public and private high schools, and still has the world’s best universities. But economic pressures are driving our cities and states to slash budgets for schools and colleges, just as China pours funds into its universities to make them world-

— Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.


From the Lawrence Daily World for Jan. 18, 1911: YEARS “A $30,000 facAGO tory employing at IN 1911 first twenty-five men and increasing its payroll to 250 within a year is the possibility which the Imperial Heater Co. offers Lawrence. The Merchants Association has placed the seal of approval upon the proposition of the Imperial concern and it is expected that a committee from the Commercial club will admit its practicability as soon as the rigid tests being conducted this afternoon are concluded. The heater being exhibited to those interested at Graeber’s is simple in construction and raised cold water to 140 degrees this morning in an incredibly short time. The burner is specially constructed under a new patent and burns 80 per cent air.”



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Sputnik moment? “Fifty years later, our generation’s Sputnik moment is back,” President Obama told a college audience in North Carolina in December, referring to the Soviet Union’s surprise 1957 launching of a satellite that spurred an explosion of U.S. investment in math and science teaching. This is a theme he probably will stress in his State of the Union address. Yet too few Americans remember Sputnik, which occurred when the country was still able to unite around common goals. And fewer still are familiar with those shocking OECD stats about Shanghai. Those figures should jolt us. The nations with the best-educated workers will lead the global economy. China gets it. Obama gets it. But unless Congress and the rest of us get it, China will roll past us no matter how many missiles we build.




class and draw the best talent from abroad. And it gets worse. This year, says Duncan, China will award more doctorates in engineering and the sciences than any other country. Until this year, that distinction was held by the United States. So, when Hu visits Washington, members of Congress should focus at least as much on China’s brainpower as on its military power. If they want to compete with Beijing, they should consider the funding of math, science, and language teaching, and of basic research at universities, to be as important as funding military hardware. And they, along with President Obama, should come up with new ways to inspire students and parents about the value of education. Chinese parents and students revere education in a way that too many of our adults and young people no longer do.

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Societal factors To the editor: In the Jan. 13 Journal-World, Charles Krauthammer (“Tucson shooting not driven by politics”) argues that mental illness alone caused the Tucson tragedy, and that it is “reckless” for Paul Krugman, among other writers, to link the tragedy to anything beyond one man’s isolated psychosis. Krauthammer is correct that the killer is mentally ill. Psychiatric symptoms, however, are shaped by the social and political context of the day. In Freud’s time women were treated for fainting spells, false pregnancies, “hysterical paralysis” and other symptoms that are rarely, if ever, seen today. What we do see are life-threatening eating disorders (mainly in girls and women) and out of control aggression (mainly in boys and men). Individual pathology cannot be understood in isolation from the broader system in which it is embedded. What is “reckless” is to pretend that there is no link between right-

wing extremism and growing violence. Even more reckless is pretending that we can reduce the number of tragic shootings without standing up to the NRA and its allies. Harriet Lerner, Steve Lerner, clinical psychologists, Lawrence

Arts funding To the editor: Why should government support the arts is a good question. The number one reason why the government should cut the arts in Kansas is a simple one, because compared to states like New York, California, Illinois, Washington, Colorado, Texas and others, we have next to no arts. The Kansas Arts Commission’s budget has been cut so many times within the past several years that it is hard for them to fund anything, but yet they still do. Some local residents have actually benefited from these grants. Art has directly been influenced by what is going on in the times, representing world governments, polit-

being blamed for the Tucson, Arizona, shootings. Gov. Palin is even being criticized for the use of the term “blood libel” as if she, the politician most supportive of Israel and Jewish interests, is anti-Semitic. It is a tribute to the absolute mania of her opponents that these charges could have any currency even among her extreme leftist critics. Jared Loughner, the accused murderer of six American citizens, including a 9-year-old child, is, simply put, a lunatic. The mad fantasies and distortions of reality that swept through his mind and finally motivated him into action will forever remain unfathomable to sane human beings. To advance the notion that Palin and her fellow conservatives have so polluted the pool of American politics that Loughner was ignited through an apparently mystical process is to prove that liberals will seize any opportunity to smear their political opponents. The logical To the editor: extension of this argument leads to Sarah Palin and others on the right the creation of a society devoid of critical of our wayward drift are now any opposition to leftist ideology, a ical and religious views. If one would like an example, one would only have to research the names of Pollock, Warhol, Monet, Van Gogh, Michelangelo, Da Vinci, Traza, Hugo, Shakespeare and Bach. During the Depression, the arts were one of the things that the U.S. government chose to pump money into to revitalize the economy. Let us not take a step backwards over $700,000. Before you support Gov. Brownback’s proposal to cut funding for the KAC, think about this for a second: Summer Youth Theatre, The Lawrence Children’s Choir, Art in the Park, Final Fridays, The Spencer, Murphy Hall, The Lied Center, The Lawrence Arts Center, Kansas Public Radio, Free State and Lawrence High fine arts. Now, imagine if it wasn’t here anymore. Chris Ortiz, Baldwin City

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society where only the elites rule while the average citizen is prevented from entering the public square. Two years before the White Chapel murders, Robert Louis Stevenson published his Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde. Stevenson was accused of polluting literature. He is no more responsible for Jack the Ripper than Palin is for Jared Loughner. Matthew M. O'Connell, Lawrence

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Beatrice 20/3

Oakley 46/17

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Great Bend 38/20 Dodge City 49/24

Garden City 51/25 Liberal 56/27

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Chillicothe 22/5 Marshall 24/9

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Sedalia 26/12

Nevada 30/13

Chanute 32/12

Hutchinson 32/14 Wichita Pratt 36/15 40/22

Centerville 20/0

St. Joseph 23/3

Sabetha 22/3

Concordia 28/9 Hays 38/19

Clarinda 18/-1

Lincoln 18/-1

Grand Island 22/6

Coffeyville Joplin 34/16 34/16

Springfield 34/15

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Food Fun! storytime, stories and facts about food, nutrition and health. And snacks!, 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. 23rd annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Chili Feed, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., New York School, 936 N.Y. Lonnie Ray open jam, 6 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Cooking class, Simmering Soups and Warm Breads with a Twist, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Bay Leaf, 717 Mass. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Cooking class: A Vegetarian Moroccan Feast, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa. Civil Air Patrol informational meeting, 7 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Kansas National Guard Armory, 200 Iowa, 841-0752. Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo, 7 p.m., Edgewood Park, Maple Lane and Miller Drive. Teller’s Family Night, 746 Mass., 9 p.m.-midnight Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa. Tuesday Transmissions with DJ Proof, 9 p.m., Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Live jazz at The Casbah, 9 p.m., 803 Mass. Chocolate Brown Thunder, 9 p.m., Granada Theater, 1020 Mass.

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Disruptive snow and ice will affect the Midwest and the interior Northeast today, with areas of drenching rain elsewhere in the East. Rain will soak the coastal Northwest, with snow inland. Cold air will plunge over the Plains, while warmth holds in the Southwest. Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 55 32 s 57 32 pc Memphis 48 27 c 41 32 s Anchorage 8 8s 23 21 sn Miami 78 62 pc 80 64 pc Atlanta 52 35 c 49 30 s Milwaukee 28 9 sn 17 9 pc Austin 66 34 pc 65 54 pc Minneapolis 6 -14 c 4 -6 c Baltimore 39 33 r 45 22 pc Nashville 49 31 r 40 27 pc Birmingham 56 33 c 48 33 s New Orleans 66 43 sh 59 48 pc Boise 46 30 pc 40 21 pc New York 38 34 i 42 27 pc Boston 39 36 sn 43 26 c Omaha 11 -2 pc 10 -2 sn Buffalo 38 26 i 29 11 sn Orlando 74 57 pc 74 49 pc Cheyenne 46 24 c 33 5 sn Philadelphia 39 34 i 44 25 pc Chicago 30 10 sn 19 11 pc Phoenix 75 50 s 71 47 s Cincinnati 42 25 r 33 21 c Pittsburgh 41 30 i 32 18 sf Cleveland 39 23 r 27 12 sf Portland, ME 32 29 sn 41 23 c Dallas 60 33 pc 60 47 s Portland, OR 45 34 r 44 32 pc Denver 48 25 pc 40 8 sn Reno 56 31 pc 46 21 s Des Moines 18 -3 c 9 2 sn Richmond 50 39 c 55 29 pc Detroit 39 18 r 21 10 c Sacramento 56 38 pc 58 34 pc El Paso 68 39 s 70 44 s St. Louis 34 16 c 25 21 pc Fairbanks -25 -34 s -11 -17 pc Salt Lake City 44 32 c 37 16 sn Honolulu 77 61 s 74 66 sh San Diego 69 53 s 65 48 s Houston 62 41 pc 61 55 pc San Francisco 59 47 pc 58 41 s Indianapolis 38 21 r 30 21 c Seattle 47 35 r 45 34 pc Kansas City 22 6 pc 23 9 sn Spokane 40 23 r 31 21 c Las Vegas 66 46 s 62 39 s Tucson 77 48 s 77 46 s Little Rock 48 27 pc 47 31 pc Tulsa 40 21 pc 45 22 pc Los Angeles 80 54 s 72 50 s Wash., DC 42 35 r 48 27 pc National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Chatsworth, CA 90° Low: Saranac Lake, NY -29°

WEATHER HISTORY On Jan. 18, 1978, the weight of snow and ice caved in the roof of the Hartford Civic Center. In winters with excessive snowfall, loads on roofs increase dramatically.


WEATHER TRIVIA™ What is the lowest temperature ever recorded in Florida?

-2F at Tallahassee. Feb. 13, 1899.

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Lawrence Memorial Hospital board meeting, 9 a.m., LMH auditorium, 325 Maine. Billy Spears and the Beer Bellies, 6 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Volunteer counselor informational meeting for Headquarters, ages 20 and up, 6 p.m. to 7:15 p.m., Lawrence Public Library auditorium, 707 Vt. L.A. Fahy family friendly show, 6 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. Screening of “Zeitgeist: Moving Forward,” 6:30 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Cooking class: Le Cuisine de Chez Vous, class limited to 16, 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., the Bay Leaf, 717 Mass. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, 7 p.m., Eldridge Conroy’s TrivHotel, 701 Mass.C ia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Roster McCabe, Dave Bess, 8 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Marshall Brian Band, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Dollar Bowling, Royal Crest Bowling Lanes, 933 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m.,

Wichita State grad designs postage stamp WICHITA — A Wichita State University graduate student has designed a U.S. postage stamp that celebrates neon. Michael Flechtner was asked to do the neon stamp — the first of its kind — after U.S. Postal Service Art Director Phil Jordan saw Flechtner’s work hanging at the Museum of Neon Art in Los Angeles. The stamp, which includes neon fireworks, will be released March 25. Flechtner, 59, says he was told the theme should be “Celebrate” and fireworks seemed like a natural representation of the theme. The Wichita Eagle reported Monday that Flechtner, originally from Tiffin, Ohio, graduated from Wichita State in 1984 with a master’s degree in fine arts.

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Orchestrate your own vocal stylings It’s Karaoke Time With Sam and Dan at The Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Come revel in the cheap beers — $1.50 Hamms, $2 High Life Bottles — but prepare to wear them if you dare attempt “Don’t Stop Believing.” It’s another karaoke night at The Jackpot Music Hall. Songs sung by those who may or may not be equipped to sing them begin at 10 p.m. and continue until close at 2 a.m. The Casbah, 803 Mass. Animal House: The Hits From Every Era!, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass.


Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Blood drive sponsored by the American Red Cross, noon, Lawrence Community Jewish Center, 917 Highland. Historic Resources Commission meeting, 6:30 p.m., City Hall, Sixth and Massachusetts streets. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected Scripture passage, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Scary Larry Kansas Bike Polo, 7 p.m., Edgewood Park, Maple Lane and Miller Drive. Lawrence High School presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods,” by Stephen Sondheim, 7:30 p.m., LHS, 1900 La. Theatre Lawrence’s production of “Skin Deep,” 7:30 p.m., 1501 N.H. Nature Vs., King Dong variety show, Vagus, Digester, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Quiet Corral, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Ashes to Immortality with Menage of Twang, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Cosmopolitics, 10 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Baby Birds Don’t Drink Milk, tour kickoff, with Burger Kingdom and Urban Mystics, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. 3rd Bass with DJ Kurzweld, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.


Food Fun! storytime, stories and facts about food, nutrition and health. And snacks!, 10:30 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The Mad Kings, The New Lost Souls, matinee show, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Robert Randolph and the Family Band, doors open at 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Cooking class: Wonderful Winter Salads, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa. Lawrence High School presents the Tony Award-winning musical “Into the Woods,” by Stephen Sondheim, 7:30 p.m., LHS, 1900 La. Theatre Lawrence’s production of “Skin Deep,” 7:30 p.m., 1501 N.H. Visiting Artist Series: Heartland of America Band Winds of Freedom, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall. KU Opera presents “Ruddigore,” 7:30 p.m., Baustian Theatre, Murphy Hall. Truckstop Honeymoon, Orange Marmalade, Lance Fahey, 8 p.m., the Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Fuzz Nasty, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Living Ghost cassette release with LWA, Alex Body, Owl People, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Old Country Death Band, Carrie Nation & The Speakeasy, Blue Boot Heelers, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Mingle & Morri$, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H.


“Celebrate People’s History!: Posters of Resistance and Revolution,” weekends noon to 6 p.m., Lawrence Percolator, in the alley near Ninth and New Hampshire, through Feb. 6. “Note to Self,” new images by Rick Mitchell; “Metamorphosis,” new paintings by Susan Grace; and “Water, Color, Paper, Paint,” paintings by Heather Smith Jones, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H., through Feb. 5. “SHARING: An Exhibition of Prints and Other Multiples,” noon, Wednesday through Sunday, Wonder Fair, 803 1/2 Mass., through Jan. 25 KU Natural History Museum exhibits: Bug Town, third floor; Explore Evolution, fifth floor; Mosasaur Munchies, self-guided tour; Darwin’s Journey, sixth floor. Museum open until 5 p.m. daily, 1345 Jayhawk Blvd. Spencer Museum of Art exhibits: Dan Perjovschi artistin-residence project, Central Court, through Feb. 6. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes: Library storytime, 7 p.m. Thursdays, Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays. News of public events that you would like to be considered for the calendar can be submitted by e-mail to A full listing of upcoming events also is available online at

TAKE THE COURT WITH KU WOMEN’S BASKETBALL! A century of new years Helping Georgia Hess celebrate her 100th birthday on New Year’s Day is her great-grandson, James Tillotson. The celebration was held at Pioneer Ridge Assisted Living in Lawrence. Janie Irvin submitted the photo.

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TOP 25 BASKETBALL: Pitt knocks No. 3 Syracuse from ranks of unbeatens. 3B TIGERS TOP ’CATS Shane Southwell and his Kansas State teammates were incredulous after a 75-59 loss Monday at Missouri. Story on page 3B.



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KANSAS FORWARD MARCUS MORRIS (22) FADES for a bucket in front of the Baylor defense during the first half. Morris had 25 points in the Jayhawks’ 85-65 victory over the Bears on Monday in Waco, Texas.

Jayhawks put on quite a show

Morrises lead ‘beautiful’ showing By Gary Bedore

WACO , T EXAS — It’s tough to find the right words to describe the ultra-productive, utterly dominant play of Kansas University’s basketball team in the first half of Monday’s 85-65 victory at Baylor. So let the No. 2-ranked Jayhawks (18-0 overall, 3-0 Big 12) paint the picture of a half in which they hit 79.3 percent of their shots in building a 53-32 lead over a Baylor team (12-5, 22) that had won 15 straight games in Ferrell Center. “Beautiful. I don’t think we could have played any better,” freshman guard Josh Selby said of KU’s best shooting half in the Bill Self era — the most accurate overall performance in a half

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since an 85-percent outing versus Missouri on Jan. 19, 1991, in Lawrence. “I wouldn’t say ‘perfection,’ but ‘close to perfection,’’’ noted junior forward Marcus Morris, who hit six of seven first-half shots, for 13 points His brother, Markieff, iced seven of seven shots for 15 points as KU knocked down 23 of 29 KANSAS FORWARD MARKIEFF MORRIS powers in a bucket past Baylor forward Perry Jones (5). Please see KANSAS, page 4B At left is Baylor forward J’mison Morgan.

WACO, TEXAS — A stunning 35 scouts and 10 general managers from 21 of the 30 NBA teams attended Monday night’s Big 12 Conference game in the jacked and packed Ferrell Center. As a general rule, the less awareness college basketball players have of NBA scouts watching them, the better they play. “It doesn’t matter to me,” Markieff Morris said when told of the general managers on hand to watch him play in an 85-65 victory against Baylor. “I didn’t even know. We just played. I gave it my best shot, and we competed.” It showed. In playing the best half of his college basketball career, Markieff and the rest of the team illustrated how beautiful basketball can look when the

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ball keeps moving and you only notice it hitting the floor when it hits it hard to punctuate a dunk. Markieff scored 15 of his 19 points in the first half, when he made seven of seven shots, including a pair of jumpers on either side of the three-point semi-circle from the left corner. Please see TWINS, page 5B

Coaches play down importance of city showdown FSHS GIRLS AT LHS When: 7 tonight Where: Lawrence High Records: Free State is 4-3; LHS is 3-4 TV: delay at 10:30 tonight on cable channel 6

By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

For Lawrence High girls basketball coach Nick Wood and Free State counterpart Bryan Duncan, tonight’s game between the Firebirds and Lions is just another game on the schedule. “We don’t do anything different against them, quite frankly, than we do against any other opponent, as far as preparation

or excitement from coaches,” Duncan said. They both realize, however, that it means a lot more to their players. And they’re happy for that. It means they won’t have to motivate their teams to play hard. The game, which tips off at 7 p.m at LHS, is a matchup of two teams still looking for their identities. Lawrence High (3-4) plays a lot of seniors, but most are get-

ting their first varsity experience this season. The Lions have won three of their last four games after losing their first three. Duncan has scouted the Lions a couple of times and knows what to expect, especially out of LHS senior Tamiya Green, the Lions’ most athletic inside presence. The Firebirds (4-3) use solid guard play to score points. And even though they’re a much younger team, Wood doesn’t see that as an advantage for LHS.

“Being young doesn’t necessarily mean you’re not talented by any means,” Wood said. Wood is also worried about Free State’s ability to spread the floor with quality outside shooters. “We’re going to have to honor everybody they put on the floor,” Wood said. “They present a tough matchup in that way.” Duncan, who hasn’t had a team this young in a couple of years, doesn’t know how his team will

handle the rivalry. In the past, his experienced players knew how to play in rivalry games, and that knowledge spread through the rest of the team. Players on both teams might start the game too excited, but inevitably, only one team will go home happy. “Win or lose, we’ve got to wake up Wednesday either way and play the rest of the season out,” Wood said. “But, yeah, they’re jacked up.”

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Nadal advances quickly in first round M E L B O U R N E , A U S T R A L I A ( AP ) — Rafael Nadal’s quest to complete his “Rafa Slam” at the Australian Open started with a first-round victory that lasted only 47 minutes and helped conserve plenty of energy. Nadal led 6-0, 5-0 when his Brazilian opponent Marcos Daniel retired because of a left knee injury today. The 24-year-old Spaniard sym-

pathized with Daniel. Nadal retired from the last Australian Open due to an injured knee in a quarterfinal loss to Andy Murray. But he recovered quickly and won the next three majors and is now aiming to be the first man since Rod Laver in 1969 to hold all four Grand Slam trophies at the same time. “It’s terrible feeling, for sure. I

wish him all the best for a fast recovery,” Nadal said after the match. “Last year was a really difficult time when I played this tournament. I came back here playing well ... but to go out like that was hard mentally. “Finally, I had a very good season in 2010.” Hoping a third time will be luckier, Vera Zvonareva began her bid

to reach a third consecutive Grand Slam final with a commanding 6-2, 6-1 victory over Sybille Bammer in the opening match today on Rod Laver Arena. Nadal’s easy run to the second round came the day after his chief rivals Roger Federer and Novak Djokovic got their campaigns started with straight-sets wins on Monday.



NFL teams looking for lack of respect By Sam Farmer Los Angeles Times

NEW YORK — Nobody believed in them. Only the people in their locker room thought they could get this far. They are a team of destiny, and Super Bowl XLV is just one win away. They are the New York Jets. And the Pittsburgh Steelers, Green Bay Packers and Chicago Bears. With all due respect, where’s all the respect that’s due? All of the four NFL teams in this weekend’s conference championship games have at some point claimed they have been overlooked, undervalued, ignored by all but those rare true believers. These aren’t title games; they’re justhopped-on-the-bandwagon bowls. People have been waiting for weeks for the Bears to come unglued. The Steelers were doomed from the start, and playing their fourth-string quarterback by Week 3. As for the Packers and Jets, they barely made it into the playoffs as six seeds. “Maybe everybody else didn’t believe in us or whatever, but we believed,” said Jets coach Rex Ryan, whose team followed the example set by Green Bay and knocked out the No. 1-seeded team. “We worked too hard to get back here, and we came for a reason. We thought we were the better team.” The Jets latch on to the disrespect card the way Santonio Holmes hangs on to the football — with gusto. Yes, there have been slights, but, as is the case with all teams, everything that can be magnified will be. “We’re all still little football players at heart — and little football players like to be motivated, like to have an edge going into a game, some sort of anger, some reason to be more focused,” said CBS analyst Boomer Esiason, a former All-Pro quarterback who spent three of his 14 seasons with the Jets. “Even as juvenile as it sounds, football players have been conditioned since we began playing that it’s an emotional game that requires great focused intensity. So every single one of these coaches are going to try to do that with their teams.” Before the Packers played their divisional game at Atlanta, Green Bay defensive coordinator Dom Capers apprised his players of dismissive comments allegedly made by Falcons fullback Ovie Mughelli. While saying he didn’t know where Capers came up with the comments Mughelli supposedly made after a threepoint win over the Packers in November, Green Bay’s B.J. Raji said the remarks “kind of fueled our fire a little bit.” Said Raji, in the wake of Saturday’s win in the Georgia Dome: “(Mughelli) was saying after the first game how we were soft. When somebody challenges your manhood, you have to respond. It had nothing to do with football. It was just strictly being a man.” Whether those comments were as advertised, or spiced up for effect, they seemed to do the trick. It’s not uncommon for coaches and players to go in search of bulletin-board material for snubs, interpreting everything in the most negative way possible. The Bears, for one, will happily use disrespect — actual or perceived — as motivation. “First, we weren’t going to make the playoffs,” Chicago defensive end Julius Peppers said, according to ESPN. “Then, we couldn’t win the division. Now, I think I hear it already. ...” And if he doesn’t hear it, he’ll just listen harder.

Raiders promote offensive coordinator Jackson ALAMEDA, CALIF. — The Oakland Raiders promoted offensive coordinator Hue Jackson to head coach Monday after he helped the team more than double its scoring output in his first year with the franchise. Jackson will be formally introduced at a news conference today — two weeks after the Raiders announced they were not picking up an option to keep coach Tom Cable. “The fire in Hue will set a flame that will burn for a long time in the hearts and minds of the Raider football team and the Raider Nation,” owner Al Davis said in a statement.

NFL Favre again files for retirement MINNEAPOLIS — Don’t believe Brett Favre is finally done? Well, NFL’s all-time leader of almost every major passing mark has at least filled out the forms. Favre has made another move toward leaving the game for good by filing retirement papers with the league, NFL spokesman Greg Aiello confirmed Monday. This is merely a procedural matter, to start the clock on a player’s pension and Hall of Fame eligibility. It’s worth noting, too, that Favre has done this before, only to change his mind. Retired players can request to be reinstated at any time.

MIAMI — The Miami Dolphins are looking to another low-scoring team for an offensive coordinator. The Dolphins are expected to hire Cleveland Browns coordinator Brian Daboll, a person familiar with the negotiations said Monday. The person said the Dolphins have decided on Daboll and are expected to announce the hiring later this week.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL Ohio State is new No. 1 The last time Thad Matta’s Ohio State Buckeyes topped the Associated Press Top 25, they reached the national championship game. Could the same karma take place in 201011? “It did happen that way before, and it would be great for it to happen again,” Matta said Monday, hours after the Buckeyes replaced Duke at No. 1. “I’d trade it right now for better defense. But it’s great for our program.” The Buckeyes (18-0) moved up one spot to replace Duke, which was No. 1 in the preseason Top 25 and the first nine polls of the regular season, including six weeks as the unanimous pick of the 65-member national media panel. The Blue Devils’ loss at Florida State on Wednesday opened the way for the Buckeyes, who are No. 1 for the third time in school history. The Buckeyes received 49 first-place votes Monday. Kansas, which was No. 1 on six ballots, and Syracuse, which got eight first-place votes, each moved up one spot to second and third. Duke, which still received one first-place vote, dropped to fourth. Pittsburgh, which was also No. 1 on one ballot, San Diego State and Villanova remained fifth through seventh. Connecticut, BYU and Texas rounded out the top 10.

Baylor women stay atop poll Baylor remains No. 1 as it keeps running through opponents. The Lady Bears received 25 first-place votes Monday in the women’s college basketball poll by the Associated Press. They beat Texas by 15 and routed Oklahoma State. It’s the third straight week Baylor sits atop the poll. UConn stayed second with 13 first-place ballots, one more than last week. Duke, Stanford and Tennessee complete the first five. ● Polls on page 10B


TODAY • Girls basketball at Lawrence High, 7 p.m. • Bowling at FSHS dual (Royal Crest Lanes), 3:30 p.m. • Swimming at Blue Valley Southwest Invitational, 4 p.m. WEDNESDAY • Wrestling at SM Northwest dual, 6 p.m.


TODAY • Bowling at Seaman Quad (Gage North Bowl), 3:30 p.m. • Girls basketball vs. Free State, 7 p.m. WEDNESDAY • Wrestling at Leavenworth, 6:30 p.m.


TODAY • Boys basketball at McLouth Tourney

MLB Tejeda, Royals agree to deal KANSAS CITY, MO. — Right-hander Robinson Tejeda and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a $1.55 million, one-year contract, avoiding salary arbitration. The sides reached a deal Monday. The 28-year-old was 3-5 with a 3.54 ERA in 54 relief appearances last season.

Source: Gorzelanny to Nationals CHICAGO — The Chicago Cubs have agreed to trade pitcher Tom Gorzelanny to the Washington Nationals for prospects, a person familiar with the deal told the Associated Press. The person spoke on the condition of anonymity Monday because Gorzelanny needed to pass a physical, which is scheduled for today., citing two unidentified baseball sources, reported outfielder Michael Burgess, right-hander A.J. Morris and left-hander Graham Hicks would be sent to the Cubs as part of the trade.

Upton, Rays avoid arbitration ST. PETERSBURG, FLA. — B.J. Upton and the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to a one-year contract worth $4,825,000, avoiding arbitration. The deal was announced Monday.

Votto signs deal with Reds

Source: Miami picks Daboll

WEDNESDAY • Women’s basketball vs. Baylor, 7 p.m.

CINCINNATI — Joey Votto signed a threeyear, $38-million deal Monday that allows the Cincinnati Reds to avoid going to arbitration with the National League MVP.


TODAY • Girls basketball vs. Heritage Christian • Boys basketball vs. Heritage Christian

SPORTS ON TV TODAY College Basketball Time Michigan St. v. Illinois 6 p.m. Colorado v. Nebraska 6 p.m. Tennessee v. Georgia 6 p.m. Texas Tech v. Oklahoma 7 p.m. Kentucky v. Alabama 8 p.m. DePaul v. Marquette 8 p.m.


Cable 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 15, 215 33, 233 35, 235

Women’s Basketball Time Georgetown v. N. Dame 6 p.m.


Cable 143, 243

Girls Basketball Time Net Free State v. Lawrence 10:30 p.m. Ch. 6

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NHL Time Montreal v. Buffalo 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles v. St. Louis 7 p.m.


Cable 38, 238 36, 236

Tennis Australian Open Australian Open Australian Open

Net ESPN2 Tennis ESPN2

Cable 34, 234 157 34, 234

Time 2 a.m. 6 p.m. 8 p.m.

FA Cup Soccer Time Leicester v. Man. City 1:30 p.m.


Cable 149


Rockies, Giambi, Lindstom agree DENVER — The Colorado Rockies are bringing back the big bat of Jason Giambi to go with the strong arm of right-handed reliever Matt Lindstrom. The hard-throwing Lindstrom and the Colorado Rockies agreed to a $6.6 million, twoyear contract Monday, the same day the club agreed to a minor-league contract with the 40-year-old Giambi, who could be a lateinning pinch-hitter.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Auburn WR entering draft AUBURN, ALA. — Auburn receiver Darvin Adams is skipping his senior season to enter the NFL Draft. The school announced the latest departure Monday, following similar decisions by quarterback Cam Newton and defensive tackle Nick Fairley.

NBA Nets coach not aware of meeting OAKLAND, CALIF. — New Jersey Nets coach Avery Johnson said Monday he hasn’t been told of any potential meeting with trade target Carmelo Anthony but wants to be a part of it if one does happen. Reports surfaced Sunday that the Denver Nuggets gave the Nets permission to talk with Anthony to persuade him to accept a threeyear, $65 million extension, which could pave the way for a three-team deal that would send the All-Star forward to New Jersey. Anthony said Sunday night in San Antonio he didn’t want to talk to any potential trade suitors.

GOLF Love to be next Ryder captain HONOLULU — Davis Love III is next up as U.S. captain in the Ryder Cup. Two officials involved with the selection process confirm that Love will be the captain in 2012. They spoke on condition of anonymity because the official announcement was not until Thursday at Medinah, site of the next Ryder Cup.

College Basketball Time Duke v. NC State 6 p.m. Cincinnati v. Notre Dame6 p.m. Wake Forest v. Ga. Tech 6 p.m. Tulsa v. Houston 6 p.m. N. Iowa v. Wichita St. 7 p.m. Texas A&M v. Texas 8 p.m. Iowa St. v. Oklahoma St.8 p.m. Simon Fraser v. NW Naz.8:30 p.m.

Net Cable ESPN 33, 233 ESPN2 34, 234 ESPNU 35, 232 CBSC 143, 235 KCMO, FSN 3, 36, 236 ESPN2 34, 234 ESPNU 35, 232 FCSP 146

Women’s Basketball Time Baylor v. Kansas 7 p.m. BYU v. TCU 8 p.m.

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NBA L.A. Lakers v. Dallas

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Golf Bob Hope Classic

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Tennis Australian Open Australian Open Australian Open

Time 2 a.m. 6 p.m. 10 p.m.

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FA Cup Soccer Arsenal v. Leeds

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Pressey leads MU past K-State The Associated Press

C O L U M B I A , M O . — Pay no attention to the glove Phil Pressey wears on his shooting hand to protect a broken ring finger. The Missouri freshman guard certainly doesn’t. Pressey was 3-for-5 from three-point range and had 13 points in No. 13 Missouri’s 7559 whipping of Kansas State on Monday night. He’s 7-for-9 on three-pointers the last two games and had a big allaround game, too, with four steals and three assists in 24 minutes off the bench. “He was like a little gnat out there, even to the point where one guy pushed over,” coach Mike Anderson said. “For a guy that’s been out for almost three weeks to play the way he’s played the last two games, he’s got a chance to be a special player.” Pressey, son of former NBA player Paul Pressey, had a strong followup after scoring a career-best 16 points in an overtime loss at Texas A&M

on Saturday. He puts up shots with confidence. “I don’t hope it goes in, I expect it to go in,” Pressey said. “So if I miss one, I keep shooting, and if make it, it’s the same thing.” Marcus Denmon scored 10 of his 14 points in the second half, and the Tigers (16-3, 2-2 Big 12) forced Kansas State into a season-worst 24 turnovers. Missouri led by 15 at the half and surged again after the Wildcats cut the gap to three with just over nine minutes to go. Kansas State was outscored 17-4 in the last 7:15. “You can’t dig yourself such a big hole,” Kansas State coach Frank Martin said. “We were pathetic defensively in the first half. We weren’t much better on offense.” Jacob Pullen had 16 points, and Jordan HenriquezRoberts added 14 for Kansas State (13-6, 1-3), which has dropped three of four. The Wildcats were held scoreless for nearly five minutes in the second half.

KANSAS ST. (13-6) Kelly 2-4 0-1 4, Samuels 2-7 5-6 9, Pullen 4-11 78 16, Southwell 1-2 0-0 2, McGruder 2-9 0-2 4, Peterson 1-1 0-0 2, Irving 1-4 0-0 2, HenriquezRoberts 5-5 4-5 14, Spradling 2-4 0-0 6. Totals 20-47 16-22 59. MISSOURI (16-3) Ratliffe 4-8 2-7 10, Safford 1-3 2-2 5, Dixon 3-7 2-4 9, Denmon 4-9 5-7 14, English 3-6 2-3 10, P. Pressey 5-9 0-0 13, Kreklow 0-2 0-0 0, M. Pressey 2-6 0-0 4, Bowers 3-4 4-4 10, Moore 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-55 17-27 75. Halftime—Missouri 43-28. 3-Point Goals— Kansas St. 3-16 (Spradling 2-4, Pullen 1-5, Samuels 0-1, Irving 0-1, Southwell 0-1, McGruder 0-4), Missouri 8-19 (P. Pressey 3-5, English 2-4, Safford 1-2, Denmon 1-2, Dixon 1-3, M. Pressey 01, Kreklow 0-2). Fouled Out—English, Southwell. Rebounds—Kansas St. 34 (Kelly 7), Missouri 30 (Ratliffe 5). Assists—Kansas St. 8 (Southwell 3), Missouri 15 (Dixon, M. Pressey, P. Pressey 3). Total Fouls—Kansas St. 26, Missouri 21. Technicals—Southwell, English. A—15,061.

No. 5 Pittsburgh 74, No. 3 Syracuse P I T T S B U R G H — Pittsburgh scored the first 19 points only to lose the lead, then came back behind Nasir Robinson’s 21 points to hand Syracuse its first loss. SYRACUSE (18-1) Jackson 5-11 0-0 10, Southerland 3-8 0-0 8, Melo 0-1 0-0 0, Jardine 4-13 0-2 12, Triche 4-9 23 11, Waiters 3-9 2-2 9, Fair 6-13 4-8 16, Keita 00 0-0 0. Totals 25-64 8-15 66. PITTSBURGH (18-1) Brown 5-8 1-2 12, Robinson 8-12 5-8 21, McGhee 1-2 2-2 4, Gibbs 4-13 0-0 11, Wanamaker 5-10 4-6 15, Woodall 1-5 2-2 5, Taylor 1-4 0-0 2, Patterson 1-1 0-0 2, Zanna 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 27-56 14-20 74.

Halftime—Pittsburgh 31-27. 3-Point Goals— Syracuse 8-20 (Jardine 4-7, Southerland 2-5, Triche 1-4, Waiters 1-4), Pittsburgh 6-15 (Gibbs 36, Wanamaker 1-1, Brown 1-4, Woodall 1-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Syracuse 30 (Jackson 11), Pittsburgh 44 (McGhee 13). Assists—Syracuse 13 (Jardine, Southerland 4), Pittsburgh 18 (Wanamaker 6). Total Fouls— Syracuse 15, Pittsburgh 14. Technical— Pittsburgh Bench. A—12,925.

No. 8 Connecticut 61, No. 7 Villanova 59 S T O R R S , C O N N . — Kemba Walker hit a drive down the lane with 2.5 seconds to play to give Connecticut a victory over Villanova, snapping the Wildcats’ 11-game winning streak. Walker finished with 24 points VILLANOVA (16-2) Pena 4-8 0-0 8, Yarou 3-8 2-2 8, Wayns 4-10 1-2 9, Fisher 10-22 5-6 28, Stokes 0-6 3-3 3, Sutton 02 1-2 1, Bell 0-0 0-0 0, Armwood 1-4 0-1 2. Totals 22-60 12-16 59. CONNECTICUT (15-2) Lamb 6-12 0-0 14, Olander 0-2 0-0 0, Smith 1-4 0-0 2, Oriakhi 5-9 4-6 14, Walker 6-18 9-12 24, Beverly 0-0 0-0 0, Coombs-McDaniel 1-5 0-0 2, Giffey 0-0 0-0 0, Napier 0-2 2-2 2, Okwandu 1-4 12 3. Totals 20-56 16-22 61. Halftime—Villanova 22-21. 3-Point Goals— Villanova 3-14 (Fisher 3-7, Stokes 0-3, Wayns 04), Connecticut 5-16 (Walker 3-6, Lamb 2-5, Napier 0-1, Smith 0-2, Coombs-McDaniel 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Villanova 37 (Yarou 10), Connecticut 42 (Oriakhi 12). Assists—Villanova 8 (Fisher 6), Connecticut 11 (Walker 5). Total Fouls—Villanova 18, Connecticut 16. A—10,167.

NBA Roundup The Associated Press

Clippers 114, Pacers 017 LOS ANGELES — Blake Griff in had a career-high 47 points and 14 rebounds for his 27th consecutive doubledouble, and the Los Angeles Clippers rallied to beat the Indiana Pacers on Monday. It was Griffin’s 33rd double-double of his rookie season, and his 19 field goals made were a career-best. INDIANA (107) Granger 9-16 10-11 32, Hansbrough 1-3 0-0 2, Hibbert 1-2 2-2 4, Collison 10-17 8-8 30, Rush 38 2-2 10, Dunleavy 1-10 0-0 2, Foster 2-4 0-0 4, George 3-5 0-0 6, Ford 1-2 2-2 4, S.Jones 0-2 3-4 3, Posey 3-5 1-2 10. Totals 34-74 28-31 107. L.A. CLIPPERS (114) Gomes 3-6 0-0 8, Griffin 19-24 9-11 47, Jordan 2-3 3-6 7, Davis 5-14 2-2 14, Gordon 8-15 4-4 23, Bledsoe 1-1 0-0 2, Aminu 0-4 0-0 0, Diogu 4-6 13 9, Foye 2-8 0-0 4. Totals 44-81 19-26 114. Indiana 31 27 22 27 — 107 L.A. Clippers 26 29 26 33 — 114 3-Point Goals—Indiana 11-25 (Granger 4-6, Posey 3-5, Collison 2-4, Rush 2-4, George 0-1, Dunleavy 0-5), L.A. Clippers 7-16 (Gordon 3-6, Gomes 2-3, Davis 2-4, Foye 0-1, Aminu 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Indiana 40 (Foster 8), L.A. Clippers 47 (Griffin 14). Assists— Indiana 24 (Collison 8), L.A. Clippers 29 (Davis 12). Total Fouls—Indiana 24, L.A. Clippers 21. Technicals—L.A. Clippers defensive three second 2. Flagrant Fouls—S.Jones. A—15,863 (19,060).

Celtics 109, Magic 106 BOSTON — Kevin Garnett returned after missing nine games due to an injured leg and came up with a steal in the final seconds to help Boston beat Orlando. ORLANDO (106) Turkoglu 4-11 1-2 11, Bass 4-7 5-5 13, Howard 10-19 13-18 33, Nelson 3-5 1-2 9, J.Richardson 514 2-4 14, Anderson 5-8 2-2 16, Redick 1-4 1-1 3, Arenas 2-6 2-2 7. Totals 34-74 27-36 106. BOSTON (109) Pierce 5-7 4-5 14, Garnett 7-13 5-6 19, S.O’Neal 5-7 2-2 12, Rondo 5-6 0-0 10, R.Allen 811 7-7 26, Davis 6-10 3-4 15, Daniels 3-5 0-0 6, Harangody 1-3 1-2 3, Robinson 2-8 0-0 4. Totals 42-70 22-26 109. Orlando 22 32 27 25 — 106 Boston 27 28 26 28 — 109 3-Point Goals—Orlando 11-27 (Anderson 4-6, Nelson 2-3, Turkoglu 2-5, J.Richardson 2-8, Arenas 1-3, Redick 0-2), Boston 3-10 (R.Allen 34, Pierce 0-2, Robinson 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Orlando 46 (Howard 13), Boston 35 (Garnett 8). Assists—Orlando 19 (Turkoglu 7), Boston 25 (Rondo 13). Total Fouls—Orlando 21, Boston 24. Technicals—Orlando defensive three second, Boston Coach Rivers. A—18,624 (18,624).

Hawks 100, Kings 98 A T L A N T A — Joe Johnson scored a season-high 36 points, including two free throws with 0.6 seconds remaining to help Atlanta recover after trailing most of the game. SACRAMENTO (98) Greene 3-6 0-2 7, Thompson 7-16 2-2 16, Cousins 8-19 4-6 20, Udrih 8-15 1-3 17, T.Evans 6-16 4-4 16, Dalembert 2-7 3-3 7, Landry 4-7 1-2 9, Casspi 1-2 0-0 2, Taylor 1-1 0-0 2, Jeter 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 41-92 15-22 98. ATLANTA (100) Smith 7-13 3-4 19, Horford 10-16 3-4 23, Collins 0-1 1-2 1, Bibby 4-13 1-1 11, Johnson 1627 3-3 36, Ja.Crawford 2-9 4-4 8, M.Evans 0-1 00 0, Pachulia 0-0 0-0 0, Wilkins 0-1 0-0 0, Powell 0-2 2-2 2, Thomas 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-83 17-20 100. Sacramento 32 30 20 16 — 98 Atlanta 27 26 20 27 — 100 3-Point Goals—Sacramento 1-9 (Greene 1-3, Casspi 0-1, Jeter 0-1, Udrih 0-2, T.Evans 0-2), Atlanta 5-20 (Smith 2-3, Bibby 2-7, Johnson 1-7, M.Evans 0-1, Ja.Crawford 0-2). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Sacramento 56 (Greene 11), Atlanta 49 (Smith 10). Assists—Sacramento 18 (Dalembert 4), Atlanta 25 (Ja.Crawford 7). Total Fouls—Sacramento 17, Atlanta 21. Technicals— Thompson, Sacramento defensive three second 2. A—14,820 (18,729).

Suns 129, Knicks 121 NEW YORK — Vince Carter scored 29 points, including the 20,000th of his career, and Phoenix matched a season high with its third straight victory. PHOENIX (129) Hill 6-14 11-12 25, Frye 7-14 2-2 18, Lopez 6-11 0-0 12, Nash 3-7 7-7 15, Carter 11-20 2-2 29, Gortat 3-7 0-0 6, Dudley 3-6 2-2 8, Warrick 3-6 34 9, Dragic 3-6 1-2 7. Totals 45-91 28-31 129.

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 8. FGs: 3-6. FTs: 2-2. Sherron Collins, Charlotte Did not play (coach’s decision) Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 8. FGs: 4-5. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 14. FGs: 6-9. FTs: 2-2. Xavier Henry, Memphis Did not play (knee injury) Kirk Hinrich, Washington Pts: 9. FGs: 2-6. FTs: 4-4. Darnell Jackson, Sacramento Did not play (coach’s decision) Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 14. FGs: 5-7. FTs: 4-5. Brandon Rush, Indiana Pts: 10. FGs: 3-8. FTs: 2-2. Julian Wright, Toronto Pts: 11. FGs: 5-8. FTs: 1-3. NEW YORK (121) Chandler 10-21 1-2 23, Gallinari 4-7 8-9 17, Stoudemire 15-25 11-12 41, Felton 3-13 0-0 7, Fields 4-7 0-0 11, Douglas 3-8 0-2 7, Williams 37 0-0 6, Walker 3-4 0-0 9. Totals 45-92 20-25 121. Phoenix 39 22 36 32 — 129 New York 30 34 27 30 — 121 3-Point Goals—Phoenix 11-21 (Carter 5-8, Nash 2-3, Hill 2-3, Frye 2-4, Dragic 0-1, Dudley 02), New York 11-31 (Fields 3-4, Walker 3-4, Chandler 2-9, Douglas 1-3, Gallinari 1-3, Felton 1-4, Stoudemire 0-1, Williams 0-3). Fouled Out— Williams. Rebounds—Phoenix 57 (Carter 12), New York 44 (Fields 9). Assists—Phoenix 26 (Nash 11), New York 25 (Felton 13). Total Fouls— Phoenix 19, New York 24. Technicals—Frye, Stoudemire, Walker. A—19,763 (19,763).

Pistons 103, Mavericks 89 AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Rodney Stuckey scored 20 points to help Detroit send Dallas to its sixth consecutive loss. DALLAS (89) Marion 2-8 0-0 4, Nowitzki 10-17 8-8 32, Haywood 2-4 2-6 6, Kidd 0-7 0-0 0, Terry 8-14 23 18, Stevenson 2-4 0-0 5, Mahinmi 3-3 0-0 6, Cardinal 2-3 0-0 6, Barea 3-7 0-0 7, Ajinca 1-3 00 2, Pavlovic 1-2 0-0 3, Jones 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 3473 12-17 89. DETROIT (103) Prince 9-12 1-2 19, Wilcox 4-6 0-0 8, Monroe 712 2-2 16, Stuckey 6-8 8-9 20, McGrady 4-6 0-1 8, Villanueva 6-9 0-0 15, Gordon 3-8 4-5 11, Daye 1-5 0-0 2, Bynum 2-6 0-0 4, Summers 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 42-73 15-19 103. Dallas 18 19 25 27 — 89 Detroit 21 20 34 28 — 103 3-Point Goals—Dallas 9-25 (Nowitzki 4-7, Cardinal 2-3, Barea 1-1, Pavlovic 1-1, Stevenson 1-3, Terry 0-3, Kidd 0-7), Detroit 4-12 (Villanueva 3-5, Gordon 1-4, Prince 0-1, Daye 02). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Dallas 41 (Marion, Haywood 7), Detroit 38 (Monroe 9). Assists—Dallas 28 (Kidd 13), Detroit 24 (Stuckey 6). Total Fouls—Dallas 20, Detroit 16. Technicals—Dallas defensive three second. A— 12,660 (22,076).

Hornets 85, Raptors 81 N E W O R L E A N S — David West had 23 points and 10 rebounds to help New Orleans win its f ifth straight. TORONTO (81) Wright 5-8 1-3 11, Johnson 8-12 1-1 17, Bargnani 4-17 2-3 11, Calderon 0-5 0-0 0, DeRozan 8-18 7-9 23, Davis 5-8 1-1 11, Dorsey 00 1-2 1, Gaines 3-6 0-1 7. Totals 33-74 13-20 81. NEW ORLEANS (85) Ariza 2-8 0-0 5, West 10-18 3-4 23, Okafor 8-12 1-3 17, Paul 1-8 4-4 6, Belinelli 1-5 0-0 2, Green 3-10 0-0 6, Smith 0-2 1-2 1, Jack 7-13 2-2 17, Thornton 2-10 4-4 8, Andersen 0-0 0-0 0, Pondexter 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-87 15-19 85. Toronto 16 28 21 16 — 81 New Orleans 20 17 25 23 — 85 3-Point Goals—Toronto 2-13 (Gaines 1-4, Bargnani 1-7, Calderon 0-1, Johnson 0-1), New Orleans 2-12 (Jack 1-2, Ariza 1-3, Pondexter 0-1, Belinelli 0-2, Green 0-2, Paul 0-2). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Toronto 48 (Davis 12), New Orleans 57 (Okafor 16). Assists—Toronto 22 (Calderon 13), New Orleans 20 (Paul 11). Total Fouls—Toronto 24, New Orleans 19. A—15,155 (17,188).

STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Boston New York Philadelphia Toronto New Jersey Southeast Division Miami Atlanta Orlando Charlotte Washington Central Division Chicago Indiana Milwaukee Detroit Cleveland WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division San Antonio Dallas New Orleans Memphis Houston Northwest Division Oklahoma City Utah Denver Portland Minnesota Pacific Division

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Bulls 96, Grizzlies 84 MEMPHIS , T ENN . — Derrick Rose returned to Memphis with his first career tripledouble. CHICAGO (96) Deng 11-17 3-4 28, Gibson 5-11 0-0 10, Thomas 4-7 1-2 9, Rose 7-20 7-9 22, Bogans 1-3 1-2 4, Asik 0-0 1-2 1, Brewer 0-1 0-0 0, Watson 03 0-0 0, Korver 8-12 0-0 22. Totals 36-74 13-19 96. MEMPHIS (84) Gay 1-10 7-10 9, Randolph 7-20 7-12 21, Gasol 5-7 2-3 12, Conley 2-6 1-1 5, Young 1-5 3-3 5, Arthur 3-6 2-2 8, Thabeet 1-1 0-0 2, Mayo 7-14 0-1 15, Haddadi 0-0 0-0 0, Vasquez 2-8 3-3 7. Totals 29-77 25-35 84. Chicago 26 27 26 17 — 96 Memphis 17 25 18 24 — 84 3-Point Goals—Chicago 11-23 (Korver 6-10, Deng 3-7, Bogans 1-2, Rose 1-3, Watson 0-1), Memphis 1-7 (Mayo 1-3, Randolph 0-1, Young 01, Vasquez 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Chicago 46 (Rose 10), Memphis 56 (Randolph 13). Assists—Chicago 24 (Rose 12), Memphis 14 (Conley 6). Total Fouls—Chicago 27, Memphis 20. A—18,119 (18,119).

Rockets 93, Bucks 84 HOUSTON — Kevin Martin scored 36 points, and Houston recovered from its lowest firsthalf point total of the season. MILWAUKEE (84) Maggette 11-18 1-1 25, Ilyasova 2-10 0-0 4, Bogut 5-11 0-4 10, Dooling 5-14 0-0 12, Salmons 4-8 0-0 9, Boykins 2-7 1-2 5, Gooden 6-9 2-2 14, Mbah a Moute 1-3 1-2 3, Douglas-Roberts 1-4 00 2. Totals 37-84 5-11 84. HOUSTON (93) Battier 3-6 0-0 7, Scola 8-25 3-4 19, Hayes 3-6 00 6, Lowry 2-9 0-0 4, Martin 11-23 14-18 36, Hill 410 2-3 10, Lee 0-3 0-0 0, Brooks 1-8 3-3 5, Jeffries 1-1 0-0 2, Budinger 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 35-95 22-28 93. Milwaukee 15 24 27 18 — 84 Houston 18 21 35 19 — 93 3-Point Goals—Milwaukee 5-15 (Maggette 24, Dooling 2-6, Salmons 1-1, Mbah a Moute 0-1, Douglas-Roberts 0-1, Ilyasova 0-2), Houston 111 (Battier 1-3, Budinger 0-1, Lowry 0-1, Lee 01, Martin 0-2, Brooks 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Milwaukee 54 (Gooden 11), Houston 65 (Scola 14). Assists—Milwaukee 20 (Boykins 6), Houston 22 (Lowry 6). Total Fouls— Milwaukee 20, Houston 12. Technicals— Milwaukee defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—Gooden. A—16,186 (18,043).

76ers 96, Bobcats 92 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Andre Iguodala hit the go-ahead jumper with 37.6 seconds left in overtime. CHARLOTTE (92) Wallace 4-7 1-3 11, Diaw 8-14 5-6 25, K.Brown 5-9 5-5 15, Augustin 4-16 1-1 9, Jackson 7-24 00 15, McGuire 0-3 0-0 0, Henderson 1-8 0-0 2, Mohammed 2-5 0-2 4, Livingston 2-7 2-2 6, Najera 0-1 1-2 1, Carroll 1-1 2-2 4. Totals 34-95 17-23 92. PHILADELPHIA (96) Iguodala 6-10 2-2 16, Brand 6-12 1-2 13, Hawes 2-3 0-0 4, Holiday 3-14 2-2 10, Meeks 2-7 0-0 5, Turner 1-7 4-4 6, Speights 4-9 2-2 10, Young 4-16 1-6 9, Williams 8-15 6-7 23, Kapono 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-93 18-25 96. Charlotte 23 16 20 27 6 — 92 Philadelphia 22 18 25 21 10 — 96

3-Point Goals—Charlotte 7-30 (Diaw 4-7, Wallace 2-4, Jackson 1-11, Henderson 0-1, Najera 0-1, Augustin 0-6), Philadelphia 6-14 (Holiday 2-4, Iguodala 2-5, Meeks 1-2, Williams 1-3). Fouled Out—Jackson. Rebounds— Charlotte 66 (K.Brown 16), Philadelphia 65 (Brand 13). Assists—Charlotte 24 (Diaw 11), Philadelphia 22 (Iguodala, Holiday 6). Total Fouls—Charlotte 20, Philadelphia 18. Technicals—Wallace, Philadelphia defensive three second. Flagrant Fouls—Brand. A—13,508 (20,318).

Wizards 108, Wizards 101 WA S H I N G T O N — John Wall had 19 points and a careerhigh 15 assists. UTAH (101) Kirilenko 2-4 1-2 6, Millsap 4-13 3-4 11, Jefferson 11-18 3-6 25, Williams 9-18 4-4 28, Bell 2-8 0-0 5, Miles 3-10 0-0 8, Okur 2-4 3-4 8, Price 2-3 0-0 6, Watson 1-2 0-0 3, Evans 0-0 0-0 0, Elson 0-0 1-2 1. Totals 36-80 15-22 101. WASHINGTON (108) Lewis 4-7 3-4 13, Blatche 8-15 5-7 21, McGee 3-6 1-1 7, Wall 7-12 5-7 19, Young 7-12 8-8 25, Thornton 2-3 0-0 4, Hinrich 2-6 4-4 9, Yi 5-10 00 10, Booker 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-71 26-31 108. Utah 18 21 29 33 — 101 Washington 21 21 36 30 — 108 3-Point Goals—Utah 14-27 (Williams 6-10, Price 2-3, Miles 2-6, Watson 1-1, Kirilenko 1-2, Okur 1-2, Bell 1-3), Washington 6-14 (Young 3-5, Lewis 2-5, Hinrich 1-3, Yi 0-1). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Utah 38 (Jefferson 10), Washington 51 (Blatche, McGee 11). Assists— Utah 26 (Williams 11), Washington 27 (Wall 15). Total Fouls—Utah 26, Washington 19. Technicals—Millsap, Lewis. A—14,925 (20,173).



Warriors 109, Nets 100 OAKLAND , C ALIF . — Monta Ellis had 26 points and nine assists. NEW JERSEY (100) Outlaw 4-4 0-0 8, Favors 0-3 0-0 0, Lopez 9-15 2-3 20, Harris 5-14 9-10 19, Graham 3-4 0-0 6, Farmar 3-9 0-0 8, Humphries 3-8 5-8 11, Petro 48 0-0 8, Vujacic 6-12 3-3 16, Ross 1-2 0-0 2, Uzoh 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 39-80 19-24 100. GOLDEN STATE (109) D.Wright 2-7 5-6 10, Lee 9-13 6-7 24, Biedrins 4-6 1-2 9, Curry 4-10 3-4 13, Ellis 11-25 4-7 26, Williams 5-9 0-0 12, Gadzuric 0-1 0-0 0, Amundson 0-1 0-0 0, Law 3-6 2-2 8, Radmanovic 2-3 0-0 5, Udoh 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 41-83 21-28 109. New Jersey 28 18 27 27 — 100 Golden State 28 26 25 30 — 109 3-Point Goals—New Jersey 3-14 (Farmar 2-6, Vujacic 1-4, Lopez 0-1, Petro 0-1, Harris 0-2), Golden State 6-18 (Williams 2-3, Curry 2-5, Radmanovic 1-1, D.Wright 1-4, Law 0-1, Ellis 04). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New Jersey 50 (Humphries 10), Golden State 45 (Lee 10). Assists—New Jersey 28 (Harris 8), Golden State 25 (Ellis 9). Total Fouls—New Jersey 24, Golden State 21. A—18,563 (19,596).

Blazers 113, T’wolves 102 PORTLAND , O RE . — LaMarcus Aldridge scored a careerhigh 37 points. MINNESOTA (102) Beasley 4-8 2-2 12, Love 8-20 6-7 22, Milicic 11-16 0-2 22, Ridnour 3-11 0-0 7, Brewer 3-7 4-7 10, Webster 1-6 6-8 8, Tolliver 1-3 1-1 3, Flynn 15 0-0 2, Ellington 3-9 1-1 7, Pekovic 3-3 3-6 9. Totals 38-88 23-34 102. PORTLAND (113) Batum 1-11 3-4 5, Aldridge 15-24 7-9 37, Camby 0-1 0-0 0, Miller 5-12 5-5 15, Matthews 6-11 8-9 23, Cunningham 3-6 3-3 9, Fernandez 311 5-6 13, Mills 2-5 0-0 5, Przybilla 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 38-84 31-36 113. Minnesota 29 17 27 29 — 102 Portland 30 20 38 25 — 113 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 3-15 (Beasley 2-3, Ridnour 1-4, Tolliver 0-1, Brewer 0-1, Flynn 0-1, Ellington 0-2, Webster 0-3), Portland 6-18 (Matthews 3-6, Fernandez 2-7, Mills 1-3, Batum 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Minnesota 58 (Love 17), Portland 54 (Aldridge 12). Assists—Minnesota 19 (Ridnour 6), Portland 19 (Miller 10). Total Fouls—Minnesota 27, Portland 23. Technicals—Minnesota defensive three second. A—20,239 (19,980).

Lakers 101, Thunder 94 LOS ANGELES — Pau Gasol scored 21 points, Kobe Bryant added 21 and seven assists, though he missed three lastminute free throws, and the Lakers held off the Thunder. OKLAHOMA CITY (94) Durant 8-24 7-7 24, Green 3-11 0-0 6, Krstic 24 0-0 4, Westbrook 12-23 8-11 32, Sefolosha 0-1 0-0 0, Ibaka 4-7 3-4 11, Harden 4-11 0-0 9, Collison 4-5 0-0 8, Maynor 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-87 18-22 94. L.A. LAKERS (101) Artest 2-6 2-4 7, Gasol 8-19 5-5 21, Bynum 5-8 0-0 10, Fisher 5-10 3-3 15, Bryant 7-12 6-11 21, Odom 6-9 2-3 16, Brown 3-9 0-0 6, Blake 1-1 0-0 3, Walton 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 38-76 18-26 101. Oklahoma City 28 27 20 19 — 94 L.A. Lakers 28 30 23 20 — 101 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma City 2-22 (Harden 16, Durant 1-8, Sefolosha 0-1, Westbrook 0-2, Green 0-5), L.A. Lakers 7-14 (Fisher 2-3, Odom 24, Blake 1-1, Bryant 1-1, Artest 1-3, Brown 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 49 (Ibaka 10), L.A. Lakers 51 (Bynum 10). Assists—Oklahoma City 21 (Westbrook 12), L.A. Lakers 24 (Bryant 7). Total Fouls—Oklahoma City 23, L.A. Lakers 18. A—18,997 (18,997).


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It was close as late as 16-15, Kansas, before the Jayhawks gradually pulled away. … Kansas led, 28-22, in points in the paint, 16-4 in points off turnovers, 8-6 in second-chance points, 2-0 in fast-break points and 6-2 in bench points.


Scoring: Markieff Morris 15, Marcus Morris 13. Rebounding: Markieff Morris 3. Assists: Tyshawn Taylor, Brady Morningstar 3 each. Turnovers: Josh Selby, Thomas Robinson 2 each.


Scoring: Perry Jones 14. Rebounding: Anthony Jones 2. Assists: A.J. Walton 2. Turnovers: Quincy Acy, Walton, LaceDarius Dunn 3 each.


Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Baylor 79.3 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . .FFG% . . . . . . . . . . . . . .52.0 3ptFG% . . . . . . . . . . . .28.6 55.6 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . .3 100 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . .FFT% . . . . . . . . . . . . . .66.7 Reb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 10 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .R Asst. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .6 11 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A TO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .10 6 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T Blk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .0 2 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B Stl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 8 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S

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Baylor cut into Kansas’ big halftime lead but couldn’t come closer than a dozen, at 6149 with 13:17 to play. … KU led, 44-30, in points in the paint, 24-11 in points off turnovers, 18-9 in second-chance points, 6-0 in fast-break points and 12-2 in bench points.


Scoring: Marcus Morris 25, Markieff Morris 19, Josh Selby 12, Tyrel Reed 11, Mario Little 10. Rebounding: Markieff Morris 9. Assists: Markieff Morris, Tyshawn Taylor 4 each. Turnovers: Thomas Robinson 4.


Scoring: Perry Jones III 20, Anthony Jones 17, LaceDarius Dunn 13. Rebounding: A. Jones, Quincy Acy 4 each. Assists: A.J. Walton 6. Turnovers: Walton 7.


Kansas . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Baylor 62.5 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . .FFG% . . . . . . . . . . . . . .48.8 3ptFG% . . . . . . . . . .✓ 50.0 38.9 . . . . . . . . . . . . .3 88.9 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . .FFT% . . . . . . . . . . . . . .76.9 Reb. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .19 27 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .R Asst. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .12 18 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . .A TO . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .18 14 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .T Blk . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .2 3 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .B Stl. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .8 12 ✓ . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .S LINES TO REMEMBER

Kansas: Markieff Morris 9-for-10 FG, 1-for-1 3pt FG, 9 rebounds, 19 points; Marcus Morris 10-for-14 FG, 4-for-5 FT, 25 points. Baylor: Anthony Jones 6-for-8 FG, 3-for-3 3pt FG, 17 points.


Kansas: Brady Morningstar 0-for-1 FG, 0 rebounds, 4 fouls, 0 points in 18 minutes. Baylor: Bench: combined 1-for-3 FG, 0-for-1 FT, 1 rebound, 2 points in 26 minutes.


FT REB PF TP m-a o-t Markieff Morris 33 0-0 2-9 3 19 Marcus Morris 31 4-5 4-5 1 25 Tyshawn Taylor 33 2-2 2-2 1 6 Tyrel Reed 30 0-0 1-4 2 11 Josh Selby 29 0-0 0-1 3 12 Brady Morningstar 18 0-0 0-0 4 0 Elijah Johnson 9 0-0 0-0 4 0 Thomas Robinson 8 0-0 1-2 2 2 Mario Little 7 2-2 0-1 0 10 Jeff Withey 2 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 0-3 Totals 35-56 8-9 10-27 20 85 Three-point goals: 7-18 (Reed 3-5, Selby 2-6, Markieff Morris 1-1, Marcus Morris 1-4, Taylor 0-1, Morningstar 01). Assists: 18 (Markieff Morris 4, Taylor 4, Selby 3, Morningstar 3, Marcus Morris 2, Reed 2). Turnovers: 14 (Robinson 4, Marcus Morris 3, Taylor 3, Selby 3, Markieff Morris). Blocked shots: 3 (Markieff Morris 2, Taylor). Steals: 12 (Marcus Morris 3, Selby 3, Markieff Morris 2, Taylor 2, Reed, Robinson). BAYLOR (65)



FG m-a 9-10 10-14 2-4 4-8 5-11 0-1 0-0 1-2 4-6 0-0

FG m-a 2-6 2-6 6-8 2-4 3-9 1-1 0-2 0-0

FT REB PF TP m-a o-t Quincy Acy 25 0-0 1-4 5 4 Perry Jones III 38 0-0 1-4 5 4 Anthony Jones 37 2-3 2-4 1 17 A.J. Walton 39 4-7 1-3 3 9 LaceDarius Dunn 35 6-7 1-3 1 13 J’Mison Morgan 18 0-1 0-1 1 2 Stargell Love 5 0-0 0-0 0 0 Fred Ellis 3 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 2-2 Totals 20-41 20-26 8-19 13 65 Three-point goals: 5-10 (A. Jones 3-3, Walton 1-2, Dunn 1-3, Love 0-2). Assists: 12 (Walton 6, A. Jones 2, Acy, Dunn, Morgan, Love). Turnovers: 18 (Walton 7, Dunn 5, Acy 3, P. Jones, A. Jones, Love). Blocked shots: 2 (A. Jones, Morgan). Steals: 8 (Walton 3, Morgan 2, Acy, A. Jones, Dunn). Kansas ..............................................53 32 — 85 Baylor ...............................................32 33 — 65 Officials: John Higgins, Rick Hartzell, Terry Oglesby. Attendance: 10,596.

KANSAS GUARD JOSH SELBY FLASHES A SMILE as he backs up on defense during the first half.

Bears praise KU ————

Drew: Jayhawks were ‘efficient’ By Jesse Newell

Following Kansas University’s 79. 3-percent shooting performance in the first half Monday night, Baylor coach Scott Drew could only blame his defense so much. “At the end of the day, you’ve still got to make those shots,” Drew said following KU’s 85-65 victory. “A lot of times, if you go 5on-0 on offense, I don’t know if you go 23-of-29. They were efficient.” The Jayhawks made 18 of 20 two-pointers (90 percent) and f ive of nine three-pointers (55.6 percent) in the first 20 minutes. Drew credited KU for “coming out and really punching us in the face, as they say.” The Jayhawks snapped the Bears’ 15-game home-

court winning streak. Drew is 1-8 all-time against KU. “I know we’re embarrassed about how they played,” Drew said, “but they deserve a lot of credit.” Drew was asked if he felt KU played like a team that had something to prove. “Whatever it was, it was good,” Drew said. “I think that’s why people think they’re second in the nation or first in the nation, because they’re capable of playing like that.” He also hinted that KU has been judged too harshly by fans and analysts this season. “I’ve heard a lot of criticism about them having close games, but there’s a certain toughness that you develop with close games, and good teams win close games,” Drew said. “So they’re a great team.” Drew also had high

praise for Marcus and Markieff Morris, who combined for 44 points and 14 rebounds. “They’re tough to guard because they can do multiple things,” Drew said. “They finished with six assists and four turnovers. Our backcourt had eight assists, 13 turnovers. I mean, there’s not many holes in their games.” Baylor’s Perry Jones — who finished with a teamhigh 20 points on 6-for-11 shooting — also was impressed by the twins. “They just play hard,” Jones said. “They’re a good combination. Those two, they know how to work together.” Baylor dropped to 3-30 all-time against teams ranked in the AP top five. The Bears also fell in front of 10,596 fans — the largest basketball crowd in PLAYERS ON THE KANSAS BENCH REACT TO A BUCKET BY AND FOUL A Ferrell Center history.

Kansas rolls over Baylor, 85-65 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

attempts and five of nine from three-point range in the first half. “Efficient,” chimed in head coach Bill Self, agreeing with a reporter who chose the word, “improbable.” “Very improbable, especially when the other team plays zone,” Self added after KU shredded the Bears’ 2-3 zone. Self said his Jayhawks were “zoned in better than at any time this year.” Why? Well, Marcus Morris said the Jayhawks were playing angry in response to Saturday’s 63-60 victory over Nebraska. The players, he said, felt the reaction amid KU nation was that the Jayhawks were fortunate to be undefeated and might be headed for a loss soon. “I definitely feel we have something to prove every game,” said Marcus, who finished with 25 points off 10-of-14 shooting while his brother had 19 points off 9of-10 shooting. KU as a team finished at 62.5 percent to Baylor’s 48.8 mark. “I feel like nobody gives us credit. I feel those games that were close this year, people really thought we were supposed to lose those games. There was a lot of talk how we’d come down here and lose,” Marcus added. “We keep those things to ourselves. We’re a big family team. I love my guys. We go out and play hard every night.” It was speculated the Jayhawks also might have been upset in a pre-game video which showed highlights from Baylor’s 55-7 football victory over KU last fall. The video also showed the end of KU’s second-round NCAA Tournament loss to Northern Iowa while highlighting the fact Baylor made the Elite Eight. “I didn’t see that,” Marcus Morris said. “Hey, there’s

KANSAS GUARD JOSH SELBY (32) SWIPES A STEAL from Baylor guard A.J. Walton during the first half. At right are Kansas guard Tyrel Reed and Baylor forward Anthony Jones (41). only one Northern Iowa. I’m going to tell you that it’s only going to happen once.” Finally, there was speculation the Jayhawks were upset at some BU student fans who yelled insults before the game and shouted things at the KU bench throughout. Selby, who scored 12 points with three assists and three turnovers in 29 minutes, playfully spoke to one fan leaving the court at halftime. He uttered the words, “It’s over,” to the fan. “I said that at halftime and after the game, too,” Selby said with a smile. “It didn’t upset me. I just wanted to keep my focus. Fans will always give me a hard time. It’s over with. We played well to beat a good team tonight.” The Jayhawks led just 1615 with 12:55 remaining in the first half, then played near-perfect ball the rest of the session. KU off icials said it

marked KU’s best shooting performance in a half in a road game at least since the 1989-90 season when indepth records were starting to be kept. “That was by far as well as we’ve played in a half,” Self said. “In the second half (during which BU cut the gap to 12, getting no closer than that), when they went with that little 3/4 zone press, we were content to get it across instead of attacking. “This might sound bad, but this is the most ready team that we’ve had play this year. Going through the locker room, our energy, all the guys on the same page, our focus. That’s something we’ve struggled with. We even struggled with it in the second half, certainly for 20 minutes we had it.” KU was outscored 33-32 the second half. Kansas will meet Texas in a 3 p.m. tipoff Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse.

KU SCHEDULE Exhibition Washburn, W 92-62 Emporia State, W 90-59 Regular Season Longwood, W 113-75 (1-0) Valparaiso, W 79-44 (2-0) North Texas, W 90-63 (3-0) Texas A&M-Corpus Christi, W 82-41 (4-0) Ohio University in Las Vegas, W, 98-41 (5-0) Arizona in Las Vegas, W 87-79 (6-0) UCLA, W 77-76 (7-0) Memphis, W 81-68 (8-0) Colorado State, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo., W 76-55 (9-0) USC, W 70-68 (10-0) at California, W 78-63 (11-0) Texas-Arlington, W 82-57 (12-0) Miami (Ohio), W 83-56 (13-0) UMKC, W 99-52 (14-0) at Michigan, W 67-60, OT (15-0) at Iowa State, W 84-79 (16-0, 10) Nebraska, W 63-60 (17-0, 2-0) at Baylor, W 85-65 (18-0, 3-0) Jan. 22 (Saturday) — Texas, 3 p.m., CBS.

Jan. 25 (Tuesday) — at Colorado, 7 p.m., Boulder, Colo., Big 12 Network. Jan. 29 (Saturday) — Kansas State, TBD. Feb. 1 (Tuesday) — at Texas Tech, 8 p.m., ESPNU. Feb. 5 (Saturday) — at Nebraska, 3 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 7 (Monday) — Missouri, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 12 (Saturday) — Iowa State, 3 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 14 (Monday) — at Kansas State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 19 (Saturday) — Colorado, 1 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 21 (Monday) — Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 26 (Saturday) — at Oklahoma, 1 p.m. or 3 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2. March 2 (Wednesday) — Texas A&M, 8 p.m., ESPN or ESPN2. March 5 (Saturday) — at Missouri, 11 a.m., CBS. March 9-12 (Wed.-Sat.) — Big 12 Championship, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.



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NOTEBOOK Marcus honored Kansas University junior forward Marcus Morris on Monday was named Big 12 player of the week for the second time this season. Baylor’s Perry Jones was tapped rookie of the week, also for the second time in 2010-11. Morris exploded for 33 points and grabbed 13 rebounds, both career highs, in the Jayhawks’ narrow 84-79 victory over Iowa State. He connected on 11 of 15 floor shots. He scored 13 of his 16 points in the second half of a come-from-behind, 63-60 home victory over Nebraska. For the week, the Philadelphia native, whose brother, Markieff, has been named Big 12 player of the week once this season, averaged 24.5 points and 12.0 rebounds, while shooting 70.8 percent from the field Marcus Morris last week surpassed the 1,000-point scoring mark for his career, entering Monday’s Baylor game with 1,001 points. “Marcus has played very well,” KU coach Bill Self said. “Really going back to the Michigan game, I don’t think there’s been many players around that’s probably played better over a span of three games. They all three (Michigan, ISU, NU) were hard wins. He played a huge role in us pulling out all of them.” Baylor coach Scott Drew said Morris, “is one of the most impressive players in the country. There’s not much he isn’t doing — passing, shooting, dominating inside/outside, (being) emotional on the court, getting his teammates fired up. He’s having a banner year. He’s doing a good job in his allaround game and really become a great player.”

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GAINST KU forward Marcus Morris in the second half. Morris had a game-high 25 points in the Jayhawks’ 85-65 victory Monday in Waco, Texas.

Twins put on show for NBA scouts has a great inside-out game. He can move real well, and The rest came from close he can score in the post.” to the hoop, where Baylor Yet, he wasn’t as good in had three springy, long bodthis college basketball game ies forming the back of its 2- as the more experienced 3 zone. Morris brothers, who comFor the night, Markieff bined for 44 points, 14 also contributed four assists, rebounds, six assists and five two blocked shots and two steals. steals. His twin, Marcus, “The twins were the best totaled 25 points, five boards players in the game, but I felt and three steals. like everybody played well, If any KU players had tried especially in the first half,” to impress the NBA talent KU coach Bill Self said. evaluators, the team wouldTeams tend to take on the n’t have run up a 53-32 halfpersonality of not only their time lead against a Baylor coaches, but their best playteam that features the Big ers. The passing ability of 12’s leading scorer, LaceDar- Marcus and Markieff Morris ius Dunn, and top freshman, ranks as their greatest skill. Perry Jones III. That should come as a surJones didn’t need to play prise to nobody. They are as well Monday to remain the close as any two people can projected first pick in the be and always have been that NBA Draft, but he did, scorway. They walk to every ing 20 points and showing a game together at home. They great deal of quickness for a sit next to each other on the 6-foot-11 player. team bus, room together, get “He’s a freak athlete,” identical haircuts and even Markieff said of Jones. “He have the same stray eyebrow


KANSAS GUARD TYSHAWN TAYLOR (10) ELEVATES FOR A BUCKET between Baylor defenders LaceDarius Dunn (24) and Perry Jones.

pattern. (Look at their right eyebrows closely.) They take great pride in each other’s accomplishments. Each player’s No. 1 goal during each possession, it seems, is to set up his twin for a bucket. That’s how they learned the game, and deriving more pleasure from setting up somebody else naturally extended to the other three players on the floor. “They shoot 13-of-14, don’t turn it over (once, actually) and have four assists on top of that,” Self marveled at their first-half numbers. “They’re good against the zone, if we can figure out a way to get them touches. They’re so unselfish. They score, but they really do a good job of looking for others.” In turn, others do a great job of looking for them. And the ball moves to the right places. The rapid first-half ball movement resulted in an

extraordinary 79-percent accuracy rate. The second half was far less perfect, including one you-had-to-see-it-to-believeit moment early in Baylor’s 17-6 run to open the second half. Tyshawn Taylor turned it over at one end, and at the other end was guarding Dunn, who had the ball in the right corner. Taylor deemed that a good time to start a conversation with the nearby referee about the foul Taylor thought should have been called at the other end. Taylor took his eye off Dunn to look at the ref as he chatted him up. This wasn’t Dunn’s best night. He was sick and he played like it, but he wasn’t about to let an easy opportunity like that get past him. He whipped right around Taylor, who fouled Dunn, giving him two free points so that he could make his point to the unimpressed ref. Taylor then missed a

three pointer, but other than that addled stretch, he had one of his best games in a while at both ends. So did Mario Little, a dangerous scorer when attacking the zone from the middle of it. He scored 10 points in seven minutes. With the Morris twins seemingly particularly agitated by gripes about small margins of victory and by predictions that Baylor could pin an upset on them, the Jayhawks, on the day they moved to No. 2 in the national rankings, played like they eventually could get to No. 1. “We’re going to keep playing hard every game,” Marcus Morris said. “I think we can beat anybody in the country, if you ask me. Don’t ever count us out.” Many will pick Texas to end the 69-game Allen Fieldhouse winning streak. Can the twins play the disrespect angle twice in one week? We’ll find out.

KANSAS GUARD TYREL REED (14) HEAVES a pass to teammate Josh Selby (32) as Reed is defended by Baylor forward Perry Jones.

Nailbiters Self was asked about the Jayhawks’ tendency to play close games on the Big 12 teleconference Monday. “I don’t think we’ve gotten consistent play. Either our bigs have been inconsistent or our guards,” Self said. “The last couple games, it’s been our guards for the most part. Our bigs have been pretty consistent. “I’d like to see us put it all together so we can see what we look like. That doesn’t necessarily mean you’ll win when you do that. In conference, we’ve played two teams that were preseason low (picks). I’m looking at it now, if there are five or six teams better than Iowa State, Nebraska, it’ll be hard for everybody. Not too many teams will go to Ames Sadler, and win. If Doc’s group (S Nebraska) keeps playing like they played us ... that was on our home floor. If we play there, they win the game based on how the game went this past Saturday,” Self added. “I’d like to see us become more consistent because I know in order for us to win in this league, we have to.” Drew says … Drew on KU: “If you want to be a successful team, you have to win close games. That’s what they’ve done, won close games when challenged. They have chemistry, toughness, all those things. In their games that have been close, they’ve not made shots. Definitely why they are so good year in and out ... it starts with their defensive effort.” NBA in the house In all, 35 NBA scouts, including 10 general managers, attended Monday’s game, with 21 of 30 teams represented. Ten general managers were on hand, including former KU assistant coach R.C. Buford of the San Antonio Spurs. Former KU player Milt Newton, vice president/player personnel director of the Washington Wizards, also attended. This, that Self said there’s a good chance Travis Releford (ankle) could play in Saturday’s game against Texas. ... KU is 18-0 for the first time since the 200708 team opened 20-0. ... KU is 3-0 in the Big 12 for the fourth straight year. ... KU is 4-0 in true road games this year and 8-0 in games played away from Allen Fieldhouse. ... KU is 16-2 all-time against Baylor; 7-1 in Ferrell Center. ... Self won his 220th game at KU against 43 losses. ... He is 8-2 versus Baylor. .. KU’s 53 first-half points were most in a half since it scored 55 in the second half versus Ohio earlier Nov. 26. — GARY BEDORE

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Positions available include full time days, nights and part time weekends. We also have live-in positions for married couples. If you enjoy helping others, excellent benefits including generous paid time off, paid training, competitive wages, weekly paychecks and a choice of a three or five day work week, please apply online at: or in person at CLO, 2125 Delaware, Lawrence, KS. EOE. Also see our website for more information on the full range of services provided by CLO; the extensive Children’s Network including Foster Parents and Autism; Residential Adult Services, Case Management, Midnight Farm and more!

Dental Asst./Receptionist

Dental Office seeking fulltime dental assistant - receptionist. Dental experience required. Applicant must have good communication skills and want to be part of a growing dental health team. Salary commensurate with experience. Located in McLouth , KS. Email: or fax to: 913-796-6098 Office: 913-796-6113 Transport Driver/Aide Must have a clean driving record. C.N.A. Preferred. Apply in Person: Tonganoxie Nursing & Rehab 1010 East St. #940 Tonganoxie, KS 66086 Phone: 913-369-8705 Fax: 913-369-2787 Email:

Hotel-Restaurant BAMBINO’S

Hiring Bartenders, Servers & Kitchen Staff Immediate Openings Apply at: 1540 Wakarusa Drive, Lawrence, KS 66044 EOE


18-25 Openings Available Now Positions required No exp. Training provided, if necessary must be 18 or older. Positions available in all Depts. • Customer Service/Sales • Apprentice/Trainee • Set Up/Display • Management $300-$595 wkly start Pay

Assistant and General Manager’s Positions

Come join our growing team! We are seeking positive/high energy individuals. Applicants must be reliable and able to pass a background (including MVR) screening. Apply in person at one of our following locations: 735 Topeka Blvd. 785-856-1243 2835 SE California Ave. 2940 SW Wanamaker Rd. Can You Dig it? #108 Heavy Equipment School. or email your resume to: 3 week Training Program. Backhoes, Bulldozers, Trackhoes. Local job placement assistance. Journalism Start digging dirt Now. 866-362-6497


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Office-Clerical LEGAL ASSISTANT Established top rated law firm seeks the services of a legal assistant. Must be proficient in Microsoft Word & Excel & possess good communication & organizational skills. Paralegal/Complex litigation experience preferred. Excellent pay and benefits, nice working environment. Send resume to: P.O. Box 189 Attn: Office Manager Lawrence, KS 66044-0189 EOE

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Social Services Case Manager

Elizabeth Layton Center seeks full-time Case Manager to provide services to adults with severe and persistent mental illness in Franklin Co. Bachelors degree & experience working with adults preferred. EOE Open until filled. Send resume & letter of interest to: ELC, PO Box 677, Ottawa, KS 66067 or email: The Willow Domestic Violence Center has immediate need for: Shelter Manager -full time Volunteer Coordinator -full time Visit for more info and application instructions

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Apartments Unfurnished KU BOOKSTORE • Cashier Hawk Shop 15-20 hrs per week $7.50 - $8.52 Job description at Applications available in Human Resources Office, 3rd floor, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd., Lawrence, KS 66045. EOE.

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Avail. Aug. - 1, 2, & 3 BRs

2BRs available now.

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

3601 Clinton Pkwy. 785-842-3280

Winter Special, Call for Details! * Luxurious Apt. Villas * 1BR, 1 bath, 870 sq. ft. * Fully Equipped * Granite countertops * 1 car covered parking

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Parkway Terrace

Well kept, clean, spacious! 2340 Murphy Drive 1BR: $450, 2BR: $500 Studio: $390/mo.

Cedarwood Apartments

Director of Corporate Sales and Business Development

2411 Cedarwood Ave. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

1BRs starting at $400/mo. 2BRs, 1 bath, $495/mo.


Mon. - Fri. 785-843-1116

GREAT Location Close to Campus

MUST SEE! BRAND NEW! The ONLY Energy Star Rated, All Electric Apts. in Lawrence! Excellent Location 6th & Frontier Spacious 1 & 2 BRs Featuring: • Private balcony, patio, or sunroom • Walk in closets • All Appls./Washer/Dryer • Ceramic tile floors • Granite countertops • Single car garages • Elevators to all floors • 24 hour emergency maintenance Clubhouse, fitness center, and pool coming soon.

Avail. for Lease Starting Jan. 2011 Contact Tuckaway Mgmt.


Tuckaway Management

Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms LEASING FOR JAN. 785-838-3377, 785-841-3339

1 & 2 BR Apts.

Fitness center, computer lab, free tanning, W/D, walk-in closets, storage. Garages available 5555 W. 6th St., Lawrence Open Daily (785) 749-7777

Aberdeen, Apple Lane ONE MONTH FREE * plus NO Deposit*

Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements by Jan. 31st to: GCSAA Attn: Human Resources Director, CS&BD 1421 Research Park Drive Lawrence, KS 66049-3859 Fax: (785) 832-3657 Email:

GCSAA is proud to be an equal opportunity employer that values the impact of diversity upon its members, services and workplace.

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785-842-4200 2BR Apts. & Townhomes Available for January

Now Leasing for

Spring & Fall 2011 Over 50 floor plans of Apts. & Townhomes Furnished Studios Unfurnished 1, 2 & 3 BRs Close to KU, Bus Stops See current availability on our website



Remington Square 785-856-7788

1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

Pool - Fitness Center - On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.



Also, Check out our Luxury 1-5BR Apts. & Town Homes! Garages - Pool - Fitness Center Ironwood Court Apts. Park West Gardens Apts. Park West Town Homes


711 Rockledge

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Louisiana Place Apts 1136 Louisiana St.

Spacious 2BR Available 900 sq. ft., $610/month

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2BR — 2406 Alabama, bldg. 10, avail. now. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup, on all Studio, 1& 2BR. W/D, $570. No pets. 785-841-5797 Pet friendly, tanning, fitness center, computer lab. 2BR — 2406 Alabama, in 4Open Daily! 785-749-1288 plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $550 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 * See leasing office for full details. Some restrictions apply. 2BR in 4-plex. Quiet, ceiling fans, CA, deck, off-st. parkApplecroft Apts. ing, bus route. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-1413

19th & Iowa Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid


2BR, 1 bath, all appliances including W/D, & carport. $650/mo. 505 Colorado. If interested please call 785843-8566 or 785-840-8147


2BR, 850 Highland. $500/mo. Upper in 4-plex, DW, quiet, clean. 1 block east of 9th & Now Leasing for August! Ceramic tile, walk-in clos- Iowa. No pets. 785-218-3616 ets, W/D, DW, fitness cen- 2BR, in quiet neighborhood ter, pool, hot tub, FREE available now. 1000 sq ft. DVD rental, Small pets OK. water paid, locked stor700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805 age, & off street pkg. $575/mo. 538 Lawrence Ave. Call 785-766-2722

1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts.

Campus Location, W/D, Pool, Gym, Small Pet OK 2 Bedrooms Avail. for Immediate Move-In 785-843-8220

2BR, small apt. in 4-plex. 713 W. 25th. Avail. now. All kitchen appls. W/D on-site. $475 deposit, $575/mo. with utilities paid. 785-979-7812 2BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. Newly remodeled. CA, DW, Microwave, W/D, & deck. $750/mo. Call 785-842-7644 2BR — 934 Illinois, avail. now. In 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. $550-$750. $100/person deposit + ½ Mo. FREE rent 785-842-7644

Eudora 55 and Over Community

3BR, 1½ bath, 2301 Ranch Way. Reduced from $820 to Income guidelines apply $750/mo. Offer ends Feb. 1 & 2 BRs - start at low 15th, 2011. Call 785-842-7644 cost of $564. 785-542-1755


Jan., Spring & Fall Availability!

Bob Billings & Crestline

1 & 2BRs, on KU Bus Route 2BR — 1030 Ohio Street. 1 All Utilities Paid! bath, 1st or 2nd floor, CA. Oaks Apts. 785-830-0888 $550/month. No pets. Call

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1, 2, & 3BRs - Fitness center, pool, hot tub, FREE DVD rentals, more. Sm. pets ok. 2001 W.6th St. 785-841-8468

Eddingham Place Apts. The Oaks, Quail Creek Campus West, College Hill

2350 Ridge Ct., Lawrence CALL TODAY! 785-843-6177

1 & 2 Bedrooms

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1, 2, 3 & 4BRs - 5 Locations Check us out on marketplace

1BR Apts. starting at $428. 2BR Apts. starting at $528.

The Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA) is a leading golf organization and since 1926, has been the top professional association for the men and women who manage golf courses in the United States and worldwide. As we continue to grow and serve our membership, GCSAA is seeking a dynamic and innovative Director of Corporate Sales & Business Development to lead this team in successfully growing revenue and developing relationships within the industry. For more information on this position, please visit


Beautiful & Spacious

Chase Court Apts.

1BR — 1206 Tennessee, 2nd floor, AC, older house, no pets. $410/mo. 785-841-5797

Apartments Unfurnished 1BR, 2BR, & Studio Apts.

Virginia Inn

Rooms by week. All utils. & cable paid. 785-843-6611

Sales-Marketing Domino’s Pizza is currently recruiting for

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Community Living Opportunities’ mission is to help adults with developmental disabilities achieve personally satisfying and fulfilling lifestyles. Are you interested in teaching daily living skills to enhance lives of individuals with developmental disabilities in community based settings?


in Lawrence & surrounding areas. Payment issued within 72 hours. Just be 18 or older, have a valid driver’s license, social security card, insured vehicle.

Make a Meaningful Difference!

Legal - Paralegal

West Side location Newer 1 & 2 BRs Starting at $475 Available January 1st (785) 841-4935


1 & 2BRs - walk to KU


Studios and 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms 785-843-4300

3BR - 1000 Alma, avail. now. 2 Story, 2 bath, DW, microwave, W/D hookup, CA, 2 car garage, 1 pet ok. $815/ mo. Call 785-841-5797


RN ADMINSTRATOR RN ADMINISTRATOR needed. Full time position with benefits and company vehicle. OASIS (medicare software), Electronic Health Records, accredidation and compliance experience and face to face visits required. Please email experience, references and salary expectations to

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1BR, 1 bath, 916 W. 4th St., Wood floors, Studios — 2400 Alabama, Lawrence built in bed & desk, LR. All W/D hookup, AC. $500 per month. Call 785-842-7644 electric. $380. Water/cable pd. No pets. 785-841-5797 3BR, 2 bath, 624 Missouri. Very nice! CA, DW, W/D. New paint/carpet. Reduced Studios — 626 Schwarz. AC, to $750/mo. ½ Month FREE bsmt. level, laundry, off-st. rent. Call 785-842-7644 parking, all utils. pd. $400/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 Townhomes

Duplexes Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 1BR duplex near E. K-10 access. Stove, refrig., off-st. parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes available in Cooperative. Units starting at $375-$515. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal. Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity)

West Lawrence duplex 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage, W/D included, fenced back yard. Small pets allowed. $850/mo. 4237 Timberline Ct. 785-550-8499 1BR, 640 Arkansas. 750 sq. ft. Avail. Feb. Newer complex, 2BR - has wood floors, DW, off-st. parking, laundry on & W/D hookups. 917 Loui- site, close to KU & downsiana. $650/mo. Water pd. town. $575. 785-331-6760 Avail. now. 785-393-6443 2BR in 4-plex, spacious split level, W/D hookups, Small pet? Central location. $565. Available Jan. 785-841-4201 2BR, 1½ bath, garage. In W. Lawrence, owner occupied rental. Has Ideal for 1 person. $625/mo. 785-979-7474 2BR, 2445 Ousdahl. 1 bath, W/D hookup, CA, nice back yard, 1 car. Avail. now. No pets. $500/mo. 913-940-0335 2BR, AC, DW, W/D hookup, sm. yard, 1 car garage w/ opener, quiet st. $625/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-1413

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

3BR, 1½ bath, DW, W/D hookup, FP, avail. at 2832 Iowa. $625/mo. No pets. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874

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2763 Grand Circle - Spacious 3BR, 2½ bath town home near shopping & Holcomb Park. $925/mo. 785-749-6084

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Apartments & Townhomes

Overland Pointe

5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 3 bath, 2 car garage. Starting at $1,050/mo.

2, 3 & 4BRs up to 1,500 sq. ft.

from $540 - $920/month

OPEN HOUSE 11AM - 5PM Mon.- Fri.


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Move-in Specials Available

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

Available now - 3 Bedroom town home close to campus. For more info, please call: 785-841-4785

Automotive Services


PARKWAY 4000 Call for Specials

Computer too slow? Viruses/Malware? Need lessons? Questions? or 785-979-0838

Automotive Services Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryant-collision-repair Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

C & G Auto Sales

Rentals Available! Quality Pre-owned Cars & Trucks Buy Sell Trade Financing Available 308 E. 23rd St. Lawrence

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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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


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Hite Collision Repair

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Decorative & Regular Concrete drives, walks, & patios. 42 yrs. exp. Jayhawk Concrete 785-842-5205/785-979-5260


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1BR, carport, refrigerator & stove. Nice and efficient. In North Lawrence. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-841-1284

2, 3, 4BR Lawrence homes available for August. Pets ok. Section 8 ok. Call 816-729-7513 for details

4BR, 2 bath, all appls., culBo-Ridge Apartments de-sac, backs to Sunflower 1 & 2 BR apts. avail. in well school. $1250/mo. 2604 maintained, quiet, modern Bluestem Dr. 785-749-3649 building. No pets. 1 year lease. $450 or $625/month. 4BR, 2 bath, W/D, lg. fenced 913-233-9520, 913-721-2125 yard. 1311 W. 21st Terr. $1,100/mo. - or for sale by owner option. 479-855-0815 2 & 3BR Townhomes - with

Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes for Aug. Walk-in closets, FP, W/D hookup, 2 car. 1 pet okay. 785-842-3280

4BR, new, NW, executive 2 garage on quiet cul-de-sac. 2 & 3BR Homes available. story home. 2,400 sq. ft., 4 No pets. $700 - $800/month. $800/month and up. Some bath, 2 car, finished bsmt. 785-542-3240, 785-865-8951 are downtown Lawrence. $1,900/mo. 785-423-5828 Call 785-550-7777 (corrected) Office Space 2608 Belle Crest Drive Country Homes Avail. 5BR, 3 bath, large deck, 1311 Wakarusa - office North of Lawrence fenced backyard, finished space available. 200 sq. ft. Sm. 2BR home, appls. furn. basement. $1,200/month. - 6,000 sq. ft. For details $460/mo. + $460 deposit. If interested call Tiffany at call 785-842-7644 785-843-8566, 785-840-8147 Refs. required. Avail. now. Call 785-832-1006 after 6PM Office for Feb 1. 144 sq. ft. Ranch style 3BR, 1½ bath, Common kitchenette, waitfull finished basement, Mobile Homes ing rm., bathrms. Very nice. CA, detached garage, ruAccessible. $350/mo. - inral water. No inside pets. 2 MONTHS cludes utils., common area $800/mo. + $800 deposit, maintenance. 785-842-7337 FREE RENT! refs. required. Avail. Feb. 2 - 3 Bedrooms Both homes on blacktop. starting at $595/mo! (Wellman Rd.) 785-843-6545 Office Space Available 4 Lawrence Locations at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy. Call 618-616-2272 785-841-4785 3+BR, 1 bath, 1323 E. 21st w.a.c. Street. W/D hookups, No pets. $750/mo. + deposit. Office Space, several sizes Call Randy 785-766-7575 Rooms avail. 150-1,800 sq. ft., 4,500 total sq. ft. possible. ReShort Term lease model to suit. 785-842-4650 F u r n i s h e d BR in my home, avail. thru June 3BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage, share kitchen. Quiet, near KU, on bus route. $350/mo. 739 New York. Great locaOffice Suites - from $500 to tion, walk to downtown! Utils. paid. 785-979-4317 $3,000/mo. 10 locations: 6th Washer/dryer included, no St., Iowa St., Kasold Dr. We smoking, no pets. $750/mo. Roommates have one to fit your needs: Avail. now. 785-423-5367, Theno R.E. 785-843-1811 or 512-847-5970 ext. 221 1BR (own entrance) avail. in W. side 3BR townhome. Retail & 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, $375/mo. $100 deposit. Commercial Space 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, Pets ok. Call 913-626-9960 W/D hookup, no pets. 3BRs avail. for females in $775/mo. 785-841-5797 Office/Warehouse 4BR townhome. No pets/ 3BR, 2 bath, 3000 Winston. 2 smoking. $325/BR per mo. 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse with 1,200 sq. ft. office on car, fenced yard. Deerfield Share utils. 785-727-0025 N. Iowa St., Lawrence. Lg. School. $1,100/mo. Feb. 1. storage yard included. Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 Call First Management, Eudora Inc. 785-841-7333 or email 3BR, Newly updated, open plan with great view on 4 Studios - 2 Bedrooms acres 2 miles W. of Kasold. Only $300 Deposit 3 Bath, study, wrap around & FREE Rent deck, 2 car garage, & 2 outOffice/Warehouse W/D hookups, Pet Friendly for lease: 800 Comet Lane door workshops (1 heated) Greenway Apartments $1,250/mo. 785-841-0825 approximately 8,000 sq.ft. 1516 Greenway, Eudora building perfect for serv785-542-2237 3BR, remodeled. 1 bath, ice or contracting busiappls., W/D hookup, wood ness. Has large overhead floors, deck, bsmt. $775/mo. 3BR, nice mobile home, 2 doors and plenty of work bath, CA/CH, W/D hookup, and storage room. Avail. now. 785-841-3849 deck. $545/mo. Reference Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 3BR, 1-1/2 bath W. 22nd & deposit. 913-845-3273 Terrace, $900. No smoking , no pets, new inside & out, new appliances, + W/D, Tonganoxie SE Lawrence Location garage, large deck, fenced Near K-10, energy efficient, yard. Avail. 785-423-1565 newer construction, 3,700

Spacious 1, 2, & 3 BRs

North Lawrence House 3BR, avail. in Prairie Park. 4BR, 505 N. 2nd. 1 car gar- Has 2 bath, 2 car, FP, Launage, on large lot. $850/mo. dry rm., fenced. $1,150. 2008 Avail. now. 785-550-8499 Goodell Court. 785-691-7115

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

General Services

JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket


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• Full Color Printing • Banners & Decals • Vehicle Graphics • Yard Signs • Magnets • Stationary & Much More!! 785-856-7444 1717 W. 6th

Guttering Services

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Garrison Roofing Since 1982

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

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Hostility won’t stop dad from tapping son Annie’s Mailbox

D e a r A n n i e : What are your views on older women dating younger men? I am 56, and he is 36. He first asked me to marry him 10 years ago, but I broke it off, thinking I was doing him a favor. I then married someone else, hoping he would find someone his age. He did, but that marriage didn’t last. Neither did mine. Am I being selfish? Is there any possibility that we could be happy together? My family I avoid my parents as much has given us their blessing, as possible and don’t speak to but his is another story. I love my father unless it is absolute- him enough to let him go if ly necessary. Do other readers have this problem? — Son who is Wondering

Marcy Sugar and Kathy Mitchell

Tonight’s “Pioneers of Television” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings) glances back at the golden age of science-fiction storytelling and looks at the career and sometime rivalry of three figures: Gene Roddenberry, Irwin Allen and Rod Serling. William Shatner and “Star Trek” castmates Leonard Nimoy (Spock) and Nichelle Nichols (Uhura) recall Roddenberry’s efforts to infuse each “Star Trek” script with topicality relevant to audiences in the tumultuous late 1960s. Roddenberry’s “Star Trek” is portrayed here as the thinking-person’s sci-fi, in contrast to Irwin Allen’s “Lost in Space,” a far more popular series clearly aimed at children. Castmembers Billy Mumy, Angela Cartwright and Marta Kristen recall some of the show’s sillier moments, most notably a rebellion by vegetables. Mumy and Shatner also recall their roles on Serling’s timeless “Twilight Zone,” an anthology series drawing on some of the finest sci-fi writers of its time. While “Pioneers” mentions their contribution to “Zone,” it implies that most “Star Trek” episodes were written by Roddenberry, when in fact that series also reflected stories and ideas by notable writers, including Ray Bradbury and Harlan Ellison. “Pioneers” also neglects to mention the “Twilight Zone” rival series “Outer Limits.” While not as revered as “Zone,” it also anthologized some of the better writers of its era and aired stories that remain influential. It has been argued that last year’s “Avatar” bore a striking resemblance to one “Outer Limits” installment. The recycling of such plots may reflect the decline of commercial literary outlets for original sci-fi stories (or popular short stories of any kind). “Alfred Hitchcock Presents,” another early anthology TV series, presented adaptations of shortstory writers like Roald Dahl, folks whose stories probably could not get published today. The absence of creative outlets for original stories has contributed to the glut of remakes. On tonight’s “Pioneers,” we’re informed that Irwin Allen was pressured to make “Lost in Space” more sensational and cartoony because of increased competition from the surprise 1966 hit “Batman.” Adam West appears to remind us how indelibly he played the campy Caped Crusader. The success of “Batman” spawned many imitations. Among them was the TV version of “The Green Hornet” (itself a remake of a radio drama), recently remade and reinterpreted for Seth Rogen and probably playing in a theater near you.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Jim is caught between super duty and maintaining his secret on “No Ordinary Family” (7 p.m., ABC). ● Baze contemplates setting up house with Emma on the season finale of “Life Unexpected” (7 p.m., CW). ● Pentagon secrets revealed on “NCIS: Los Angeles” (8 p.m., CBS). ● Will finds himself on a judge’s bad side on “The Good Wife” (9 p.m., CBS). ● Haddie faces grounding on “Parenthood” (9 p.m., NBC). ● Fitch falls under suspicion on “Detroit 1-8-7” (9 p.m., ABC).


— Please e-mail your questions to, or write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker January 18, 2011

dealings with others. Tonight: If hitting a wall, back off or jump over; stop walking into it. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★ Your best efforts could get thwarted. You have hit a major road block, be it a person, several people or a structure in the system. Tonight: Play it low-key. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★ Assuming a lowkey role with others remains the smart action. Use extra time well, doing research or going off to do what you want. Tonight: Secretive work. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ One person makes a demand that puts you in a position of disappointing others. You might be juggling far more than any one person can handle. Tonight: Know when to call it a night. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★ You handle the lion's share of responsibility at home and at work. You might feel most uncomfortable with what is on your plate. Tonight: Choose a stressbuster. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Just as you seem to be on cruise control, a boomerang lands in your path. You make an adjustment, internalizing and acting on the implications of

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and/or caustic? Yes, you. Tonight: What you want. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★ It might be easier to revamp your thinking than demanding that others change, which is unlikely to happen. Tonight: Go for a walk, or find another stressbuster. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ Your creative drive points to a special path, one which others might balk at and back off from. Tonight: Go where spontaneity dominates.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Movie director John Boorman is 78. Former Sen. Paul Kirk (D-Mass.) is 73. Comedian-singermusician Brett Hudson is 58. Actor-director Kevin Costner is 56. Country singer Mark Collie is 55.

Dear Happy: The only question is whether or not he wants biological children. No marriage is a sure thing. Yours doesn’t come with fewer guarantees than any other. Our best wishes and congratulations.

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Tuesday, Jan. 18: This year you open up to many new concepts. How this process begins will be your call. If you honor your inner voice, your life will flow. If single, meeting people is easy. Developing a relationship is another issue. Look to summer 2011 for an exciting romantic opportunity. If attached, walk away from fighting. Cancer has the same issues as you. Their approach is different. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★ Pressure starts feeling like the norm. A boss makes demands that really cannot be met at this point. Tonight: Home is where the heart is. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ Keep stretching past an original plan or concept. You might need more feedback in order to get past a self-imposed restriction. Tonight: Dodge a problem person. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★ Do you feel pressured? Is it of your own design or a realistic problem? Be careful in your


you think I should. — Happy but Older

Dear Son: It is common for parents to touch their children when speaking to them. In most instances, it is a sign of affection. We can understand, however, how constant tapping could be annoying, although your reaction seems out of proportion. If Dad is tapping your arm to keep your attention from drifting, you can work on getting him to stop, but it requires that you put a lid on your level of hostility. Try talking to him, saying that you love him but it makes you extremely uncomfortable to be touched constantly. Remind him gently when he starts up.

‘Pioneers’ recalls sci-fi’s golden age

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Comedian Dave Attell is 46. Actor Jesse L. Marrtin is 42. Rapper DJ Quik is 41. Rock singer Jonathan Davis (Korn) is 40. Singer Christian Burns (BBMak) is 38. NAACP President and CEO Benjamin Todd

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40 Glimpse from afar 42 Ova developers 43 Sauna wood 48 Game usually played with 32 cards 50 Make laboriously, as a living 52 Great Plains tribe 53 Fix with a needle 54 Pickle juice 56 Sweethearts 58 Two under, on the links 60 Drums for liquids 61 Digestive fluid 62 Decorative mantel pieces 63 “Burp” the Tupperware 67 ___ legs (nautical steadiness)


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Unscramble these four Jumbles, one letter to each square, to form four ordinary words.

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Jealous is 38. Actor Derek Richardson is 35. gel is 31. Actor Jason Seg Actress Samantha Mumba is 28. Country singer Kristy Lee Cook (TV: “American Idol”) is 27.

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Dear Annie: My father has a habit of touching me when he talks. He’ll tap my hand or leg, and he often touches my arm when it’s unnecessary. I’ve told him many times that I don’t like it, but he gets quite unhappy if I ask him to stop. He’s done this since I was a kid, and I’m 33 now. Once, when I was 13, he kept tapping his leg against mine under the table at an outdoor restaurant. I couldn’t tolerate it and moved my leg away. My father flew into a rage, snarling and gritting his teeth and telling me I had a “disgusting habit.” I am going to my parents’ house tomorrow and am not looking forward to it. I have to remember not to sit near Dad and to stand at least two feet away when he speaks to me. The problem is that while he’s talking, he moves closer and then starts tapping me. It infuriates me that he won’t stop no matter how many times I’ve asked him to. Here’s what I suspect: My father considers me his property. He wants to be able to put his hands on me the way one does with a pet. When I ask him to stop, he is insulted as if his property is being taken from him. I also suspect he taps me because he thinks I’m not listening and needs to keep my attention.

7 Dryer batch 8 Extremist’s

Now arrange the circled letters to form the surprise answer, as suggested by the above cartoon.

(Answers tomorrow) COWER VASSAL BISECT Jumbles: AFIRE Answer: What the doctor used when his desk chair squeaked — CASTER OIL




10B Tuesday, January 18, 2011



Wild-card Playoffs Saturday, Jan. 8 Seattle 41, New Orleans 36 N.Y. Jets 17, Indianapolis 16 Sunday, Jan. 9 Baltimore 30, Kansas City 7 Green Bay 21, Philadelphia 16 Divisional Playoffs Saturday Pittsburgh 31, Baltimore 24 Green Bay 48, Atlanta 21 Sunday Chicago 35, Seattle 24 N.Y. Jets 28, New England 21 Conference Championships Sunday, Jan. 23 Green Bay at Chicago, 2 p.m. (FOX) N.Y. Jets at Pittsburgh, 5:30 p.m. (CBS)

Super Bowl Sunday, Feb. 6 At Arlington, Texas AFC champion vs. NFC champion, 5:30 p.m. (FOX)

HOCKEY National Hockey League ATLANTA THRASHERS—Recalled G Peter Mannino from Chicago (AHL). Released F Tim Miller. CHICAGO BLACKHAWKS—Assigned D Nick Leddy to Rockford (AHL). OTTAWA SENATORS—Reassigned F Corey Locke to Binghamton (AHL). MINNESOTA WILD—Recalled C Cody Almond from Houston (AHL). VANCOUVER CANUCKS—Recalled D Chris Tanev and F Sergei Shirokov from Manitoba (AHL). SOCCER Major League Soccer NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION—Waived D Emmanuel Osei. NEW YORK RED BULLS—Named Jan Halvor Halvorsen assistant coach. PORTLAND TIMBERS—Signed F Kenny Cooper. COLLEGE SOUTHLAND CONFERENCE—Named Kenny Bybee communications and media services intern. AUBURN—Announced junior WR Darvin Adams entered the NFL draft. TEXAS—Named Jerry Gray assistant head football coach and defensive backs coach.

NFL Draft Early Entries

Some underclassmen who have announced they are entering the NFL draft: Akeem Ayers, lb, UCLA Jon Baldwin, wr, Pittsburgh Da’Quan Bowers, de, Clemson Brandon Burton, cb, Utah John Clay, rb, Wisconsin Nick Claytor, ot, Georgia Tech Randall Cobb, wr, Kentucky Marcell Dareus, dl, Alabama Tandon Doss, wr, Indiana Darren Evans, rb, Virginia Tech Blaine Gabbert, qb, Missouri A.J. Green, wr, Georgia Tori Gurley, wr, South Carolina Jamie Harper, rb, Clemson Brandon Harris, cb, Miami Justin Houston, lb, Georgia Henry Hynoski, fb, Pittsburgh Mark Ingram, rb, Alabama Julio Jones, wr, Alabama Mikel Leshoure, rb, Illinois Dion Lewis, rb, Pittsburgh Ryan Mallett, qb, Arkansas Cam Newton, qb, Auburn Zane Parr, de, Virginia Stevan Ridley, rb, LSU Jacquizz Rodgers, rb, Oregon State Kyle Rudolph, te, Notre Dame Robert Sands, s, West Virginia Sealver Siligi, dt, Utah Aldon Smith, de, Missouri Torrey Smith, wr, Maryland J.J. Watt, de, Wisconsin Ryan Williams, rb, Virginia Tech Martez Wilson, lb, Illinois

BASEBALL American League CLEVELAND INDIANS—Agreed to terms with INF Asdrubal Cabrera on a one-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALS—Agreed to terms with RHP Robinson Tejeda on a one-year contract. TAMPA BAY RAYS—Agreed to terms with CF B.J. Upton on a one-year contract. TORONTO BLUE JAYS—Agreed to terms with RHP Jon Rauch, RHP Jesse Litsch and RHP Casey Janssen on one-year contracts. National League CINCINNATI REDS—Agreed to terms with 1B Joey Votto on a three-year contract. COLORADO ROCKIES—Agreed to terms with RHP Matt Lindstrom on a two-year contract and 1B Jason Giambi on a minor league contract. FLORIDA MARLINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Leo Nunez and RHP Edward Mujica on one-year contracts. NEW YORK METS—Agreed to terms with OF Willie Harris on a minor league contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Agreed to terms with LHP John Lannan on a one-year contract. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA—Suspended Charlotte F Tyrus Thomas one game for his Flagrant Foul, Penalty Two against New Orleans C Emeka Okafor in a Jan. 15 game. HOUSTON ROCKETS—Assigned G Ishmael Smith to Rio Grande Valley (NBADL). FOOTBALL National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS—Announced defensive coordinator Ron Meeks accepted a demotion to secondary coach AND Sam Mills III will return as assistant defensive line and quality control coach. Named Brian Murphy special teams coordinator. DENVER BRONCOS—Named Dave Magazu offensive line coach and Tyke Tolbert wide receivers coach. OAKLAND RAIDERS—Promoted offensive coordinator Hue Jackson to coach. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS—Signed WR Dominique Edison and WR Patrick Williams to future contracts.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Philadelphia 45 29 11 5 63 155 120 Pittsburgh 46 28 14 4 60 146 109 N.Y. Rangers 47 26 18 3 55 132 115 N.Y. Islanders 44 14 23 7 35 108 148 New Jersey 45 13 29 3 29 90 140 Northeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Boston 45 25 13 7 57 139 101 Montreal 46 26 17 3 55 117 111 Buffalo 44 19 20 5 43 121 131 Toronto 44 18 21 5 41 114 132 Ottawa 46 17 23 6 40 102 142 Southeast Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Tampa Bay 46 26 15 5 57 137 148 Washington 46 25 14 7 57 131 121 Atlanta 48 23 18 7 53 146 153 Carolina 45 22 17 6 50 135 142 Florida 44 21 20 3 45 121 116 WESTERN CONFERENCE Central Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Detroit 45 28 11 6 62 157 131 Nashville 45 24 15 6 54 119 109 Chicago 47 25 18 4 54 150 130 St. Louis 44 21 17 6 48 119 128 Columbus 45 21 20 4 46 118 142 Northwest Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Vancouver 45 29 10 6 64 149 109 Colorado 45 23 16 6 52 148 143 Minnesota 45 22 18 5 49 113 127 Calgary 46 20 20 6 46 126 137 Edmonton 44 14 23 7 35 112 151 Pacific Division GP W L OT Pts GF GA Dallas 46 28 13 5 61 135 120 Phoenix 46 23 14 9 55 134 130 Anaheim 48 25 19 4 54 129 135 San Jose 47 23 19 5 51 131 131 Los Angeles 45 24 20 1 49 133 115 NOTE: Two points for a win, one point for overtime loss. Monday’s Games Atlanta 3, Florida 2, SO Boston 7, Carolina 0 New Jersey 5, N.Y. Islanders 2 San Jose 4, Phoenix 2 Montreal 5, Calgary 4, OT Dallas 2, Los Angeles 1 Today’s Games Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Detroit at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Boston at Carolina, 6 p.m. Montreal at Buffalo, 6:30 p.m. Anaheim at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Columbus at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Colorado, 8 p.m. Nashville at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Minnesota at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Toronto at N.Y. Rangers, 6 p.m. Columbus at Florida, 6:30 p.m. Minnesota at Calgary, 8:30 p.m.

High School

SM NORTHWEST JV TOURNAMENT Saturday at SM Northwest LHS results 103: Xavier Kenny 2-2, third place 112: Ryan Walter 2-2, third place 125: Jacob Von Feldt 2-2, third place 145: Akram Laytimi 5-0, first 145: Josh Song 5-0, first 152: Matt Dominguez 2-2, third 160: Isaias Rojo 2-2, third

Public Notices described real estate: Lot 18, Block 2, in Town and Country Addition, an addition to the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 1510 Harper Street, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the “Property”)

and all those defendants who have not otherwise (First published in the Law- been served are required to rence Daily Journal-World plead to the Petition on or January 4, 2011) before the 14th day of February, 2011, in the District IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Court of Douglas County, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Kansas. If you fail to plead, CIVIL DEPARTMENT judgment and decree will be entered in due course BAC Home Loans Servicing, upon the Petition. L.P. fka Countrywide Home Loans Servicing, L.P. NOTICE Plaintiff, Pursuant to the Fair Debt vs. Collection Practices Act, 15 Janet S. Brown; John Doe U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor(Tenant/Occupant); Mary mation concerning the colDoe (Tenant/Occupant); lection of this debt may be Jack Roe (real name un- given without the prior conknown) unknown spouse, if sent of the consumer given any, of Nathaniel L. Brown, directly to the debt collecDefendants. tor or the express permission of a court of compeCase No. 10CV865 tent jurisdiction. The debt Court Number: 5 collector is attempting to collect a debt and any inPursuant to K.S.A. formation obtained will be Chapter 60 used for that purpose. 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

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 (124314) ________

Public Notices TO: The above-named Defendant and to all persons who are or may be concerned: Under and by virtue of a Tax Warrant filed in the above-entitled action, and pursuant to K.S.A.79-3617, K.S.A.79-32,107, K.S.A.79-3235, K.S.A.79-3212/3413, K.S.A.79-34,100, K.S.A.79-5212 or K.S.A.79-6a11, I have levied upon and will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand at, United Country Mid West eServices, Inc, 1337 West Kansas Ave, Mc Pherson, KS 67460, Mc PhersonCounty, Kansas, on the 22nd day of January, 2011, at 10:00 A.M. o’clock of said day, personal property of Stephen M Keys/dba Keys Landscape Inc located at 1722 E 1500th Road, Lawrence, Ks. 66044, including but not limited to: 2000 Ford Winstar Van; 2003 Eagle Trailor; 1977 Chevy Pickup; 1998 Chevy 3500 Pickup; 1993 Ford Ranger Pickup; 2003 Unit Ct Trailor; 2000 Ford F-250 4 Door Pickup; 1986 Chevy Pickup; ladders; shovels; rakes; weed eaters; mowers; sprinklers parts; grass spreaders; snow blowers; tillers; various handsaws; and other landscaping equipment.

(First published in the The above-described Lawrence Daily Journal- property is taken as World January 11, 2011) property of the Defendant and will be sold, without IN THE DISTRICT COURT appraisement, to satisfy OF Douglas COUNTY, said Tax Warrant. KANSAS Director of Taxation DIRECTOR OF TAXATION, Kansas Department DEPARTMENT OF of Revenue REVENUE, Robert Challquist STATE OF KANSAS, Attorney for Plaintiff Plaintiff, Kansas Department of Revenue vs. Docking State Office Bldg. 915 SW Harrison Keys Landscape Inc Topeka,Kansas Stephen M Keys 66612-2005 1722 E 1500th Road Phone: (785)296-6124 Lawrence, Kansas 66044-9305 JOAN WAGNON, Defendant. SECRETARY MARK PARKINSON, Case No. GOVERNOR 06ST192,06ST193,08ST215,08 DEPARTMENT OF ST216,10ST157,10ST158,10ST REVENUE 291,10ST292 CIVIL TAX ENFORCEMENT DOCKING STATE NOTICE OF TAX SALE OFFICE BUILDING, PO BOX 12005,

AP Men’s Top 25

College Men

EAST Albany, N.Y. 52, Stony Brook 50 Baruch 85, William Paterson 81 Brown 87, Quinnipiac 78 Chestnut Hill 82, Washington Adventist 78 Colgate 67, Dartmouth 64 Connecticut 61, Villanova 59 Connecticut Coll. 79, Coast Guard 73, OT Delaware Valley 77, Hood 69 Eastern 64, Richard Stockton 53 Fairfield 65, Rider 57 Fairleigh Dickinson 75, Houston Baptist 64 Hartford 72, Binghamton 61 Immaculata 54, Marywood 53 Keystone 65, Baptist Bible 61 Loyola, Md. 65, St. Peter’s 63 Manhattan 51, Niagara 49 Mount Union 74, Baldwin-Wallace 70 Pitt.-Johnstown 98, Davis & Elkins 80 Pittsburgh 74, Syracuse 66 Siena 73, Canisius 69 UMBC 71, Boston U. 67 SOUTH Appalachian St. 79, Elon 71 Ark.-Pine Bluff 81, Alcorn St. 74 Augusta St. 90, Valdosta St. 74 Bethel, Tenn. 68, Cumberland, Tenn. 51 Bethune-Cookman 71, Md.-Eastern Shore 64 Chattanooga 91, Coll. of Charleston 88 Coppin St. 84, S. Carolina St. 80 Delaware St. 62, Florida A&M 57 Edward Waters 81, Fisk 69 Freed-Hardeman 83, Trevecca Nazarene 63 Hampton 82, N. Carolina A&T 77 King, Tenn. 106, Union, Ky. 58 Lipscomb 92, Campbell 81 MVSU 65, Southern U. 62 Mount Olive 69, Belmont Abbey 64 Norfolk St. 63, Howard 53 Reinhardt 79, Young Harris 75 St. Augustine’s 63, Chowan 59 The Citadel 61, Samford 50 Tuskegee 78, LeMoyne-Owen 68 UAB 66, East Carolina 59 UNC Greensboro 77, Davidson 69 Xavier, NO 64, Spring Hill 58 MIDWEST Carleton 86, Macalester 55 Drury 86, Wis.-Parkside 78 Gustavus 66, Augsburg 58 Hamline 92, St. Thomas, Minn. 79 Missouri 75, Kansas St. 59 St. John’s, Minn. 84, St. Mary’s, Minn. 68 St. Olaf 71, Bethel, Minn. 53 SOUTHWEST Arkansas St. 78, Lamar 75 Jackson St. 70, Prairie View 63 Kansas 85, Baylor 65 Texas Southern 66, Grambling St. 41 FAR WEST Idaho 67, Fresno St. 57


A look at the three unbeaten and one winless teams remaining in Division I (through Monday): UNBEATENS Kansas (18-0). Last win: The Jayhawks, behind 44 points from the Morris twins, pulled away for an 85-65 victory over Baylor. Next game: Texas (14-3) on Saturday. Ohio State (18-0). Last win: Freshman Jared Sullinger’s three-point play with 13.2 seconds left lifted the Buckeyes to a 69-66 victory over Penn State. Next game: Iowa (7-10) on Wednesday. San Diego State (19-0). Last win: The Aztecs extended the nation’s longest winning streak with an 87-77 victory over New Mexico, their third Mountain West road win this season. Next game: Air Force (10-6) on Wednesday. One team lost for the first time this season on Monday: Syracuse (18-1). First loss: The Orange saw Pittsburgh score the game’s first 19 points, then answered with a 17-0 run but the Panthers prevailed 74-66. WINLESS Centenary (0-19). Last loss: the Gentlemen fell behind 13-2 at the start and went on to lose their 24th straight, 88-75 to Southern Utah. Next game: at Louisiana-Lafayette (3-14) on Wednesday.

Big 12 Men

Conference All Games W L W L 3 0 18 0 3 0 16 1 3 0 14 4 2 0 14 3 2 2 12 5 2 2 16 3 1 2 14 4 1 2 13 4 1 2 13 4 1 3 13 6 0 3 8 9 0 3 8 10

Kansas Texas A&M Colorado Texas Baylor Missouri Iowa State Nebraska Oklahoma State Kansas State Oklahoma Texas Tech Monday’s Games Missouri 75, Kansas State 59 Kansas 85, Baylor 65 Today’s Games Colorado at Nebraska (ESPN2), 6 p.m. Texas Tech at Oklahoma (Big 12 Network), 7 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Iowa State at Oklahoma State (ESPNU), 8 p.m. Texas A&M at Texas (ESPN2), 8 p.m.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 16, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Ohio St. (49) 18-0 1,606 2 2. Kansas (6) 17-0 1,526 3 3. Syracuse (8) 18-0 1,523 4 4. Duke (1) 16-1 1,393 1 5. Pittsburgh (1) 17-1 1,382 5 6. San Diego St. 19-0 1,294 6 7. Villanova 16-1 1,265 7 8. Connecticut 14-2 1,148 10 9. BYU 17-1 1,057 11 10. Texas 14-3 1,015 12 11. Texas A&M 16-1 996 14 12. Kentucky 14-3 975 13 13. Missouri 15-3 758 15 14. Purdue 15-3 672 8 15. Minnesota 14-4 513 — 16. Notre Dame 14-4 495 9 17. Michigan St. 12-5 467 — 18. Wisconsin 13-4 448 20 19. Louisville 14-3 438 18 20. Washington 13-4 409 17 21. West Virginia 12-4 266 — 22. Saint Mary’s, Calif. 16-2 195 — 23. Georgetown 13-5 146 22 23. Illinois 13-5 146 16 25. Cincinnati 16-2 125 25 Others receiving votes: Temple 99, Georgia 89, Kansas St. 86, Gonzaga 84, Colorado 78, UNLV 76, Arizona 70, Florida St. 64, Vanderbilt 46, Florida 42, St. John’s 27, Missouri St. 25, Utah St. 22, Baylor 18, UCF 10, Southern Miss. 8, Marquette 7, Wichita St. 6, James Madison 4, Butler 2, North Carolina 2, Coastal Carolina 1, Penn St. 1.

USA Today/ESPN Men’s Top 25

The top 25 teams in the USA Today-ESPN men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Jan. 16, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Ohio State (28) 18-0 772 2 2. Kansas (2) 17-0 738 3 3. Syracuse (1) 18-0 715 4 4. Pittsburgh 17-1 653 5 5. Duke 16-1 641 1 6. San Diego State 19-0 633 6 7. Villanova 16-1 594 7 8. Connecticut 14-2 531 9 9. Brigham Young 17-1 529 10 10. Texas A&M 16-1 491 13 11. Texas 14-3 454 14 12. Kentucky 14-3 439 15 13. Purdue 15-3 371 8 14. Missouri 15-3 337 12 15. Louisville 14-3 276 17 16. Notre Dame 14-4 266 11 17. Wisconsin 13-4 207 21 18. Michigan State 12-5 187 24 19. Minnesota 14-4 183 25 20. Washington 13-4 182 18 21. Saint Mary’s 16-2 153 NR 22. Illinois 13-5 120 16 23. Georgetown 13-5 119 19 24. Kansas State 13-5 66 20 25. Arizona 15-3 60 NR Others receiving votes: West Virginia 54; Georgia 52; Temple 44; Cincinnati 42; Gonzaga 39; Utah State 24; Colorado 23; Central Florida 18; Baylor 8; Florida 8; Missouri State 8; UNLV 8; Vanderbilt 8; Wichita State 8; Florida State 4; Butler 3; Southern Mississippi 3; James Madison 2; Belmont 1; Memphis 1.

College Women

EAST Binghamton 69, Hartford 57 Boston U. 65, UMBC 39 Cabrini 75, Cedar Crest 41 Cent. Connecticut St. 65, Sacred Heart 62 Edinboro 86, Alderson-Broaddus 35 Franklin & Marshall 71, Ursinus 55 Gettysburg 72, Swarthmore 47 Long Island U. 63, Mount St. Mary’s, Md. 60 Misericordia 75, Penn St.-Wilkes-Barre 43 Monmouth, N.J. 75, St. Francis, Pa. 68 New Hampshire 63, Vermont 59, OT Quinnipiac 85, Bryant 74 Richard Stockton 81, Baruch 80 Robert Morris 67, Fairleigh Dickinson 53 SUNY-Farmingdale 77, St. Joseph’s, N.Y. 48 Wagner 73, St. Francis, NY 59 SOUTH Alcorn St. 77, Ark.-Pine Bluff 67 Bethel, Tenn. 68, Cumberland, Tenn. 51 Campbell 81, Lipscomb 66 Charleston Southern 85, UNC Asheville 74 Chowan 79, St. Augustine’s 75 Connecticut 83, North Carolina 57 Coppin St. 84, S. Carolina St. 51 Edward Waters 70, Fisk 66 Florida A&M 66, Delaware St. 56 Florida Gulf Coast 87, Mercer 52 Freed-Hardeman 66, Trevecca Nazarene 47 Gardner-Webb 45, Coastal Carolina 34 Georgia Tech 54, Wake Forest 46 Greensboro 82, Bennett 31 Hampton 71, N. Carolina A&T 36 Howard 65, Norfolk St. 43 Jacksonville 87, S.C.-Upstate 75 Md.-Eastern Shore 69, Bethune-Cookman 52 Milligan 58, Alice Lloyd 54 Morgan St. 44, N.C. Central 42

Public Notices

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915 SW HARRISON ST., TOPEKA, KS 66612-2005 Voice 785-296-6124 Fax 785-296-1279 _______

KS 66049 (the “Property”)

U.S.D. 491 Eudora Public School Board: (4) Open Positions U.S.D. 491 Eudora Public School Board: (1) To Fill Unexpired Term U.S.D. 348 Baldwin City Public School Board (Pos. #1, Pos. #2, Pos. #3, Pos. #7)

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 14th day of Feb(First published in the Law- ruary, 2011, in the District rence Daily Journal-World Court of Douglas County, Kansas. If you fail to plead, January 4, 2011) judgment and decree will IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF be entered in due course DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS upon the Petition. CIVIL DEPARTMENT NOTICE BAC Home Loans Servicing, Pursuant to the Fair Debt L.P. fka Countrywide Home Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no inforLoans Servicing, L.P. mation concerning the colPlaintiff, lection of this debt may be vs. Phillip E. Melton; Jennifer given without the prior conRack; John Doe (Tenant/ sent of the consumer given Occupant); Mary Doe directly to the debt collector or the express permis(Tenant/Occupant), sion of a court of compeDefendants. tent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to Case No. 10CV851 collect a debt and any inCourt Number: 1 formation obtained will be used for that purpose. Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. NOTICE OF SUIT Kristen G. Stroehmann THE STATE OF KANSAS, to (KS # 10551) the above-named defend- 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 ants and the unknown Overland Park, KS 66211 heirs, executors, adminis- (913)663-7600 trators, devisees, trustees, (913)663-7899 (Fax) creditors and assigns of Attorneys For Plaintiff any deceased defendants; (123761) _______ the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, (Published in the Lawrence trustees, creditors and as- Daily Journal-World Janusigns of any defendants ary 18, 2011) that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; In accordance with K.S.A. the unknown executors, ad- 25-2018(b), notice is hereby ministrators, devisees, given that a General Electrustees, creditors, succes- tion for School Board Memsors and assigns of any de- bers in U.S.D. 497, U.S.D. fendants that are or were 491, and U.S.D. 348 will be partners or in partnership; held at the usual polling the unknown guardians, places in Douglas County, conservators and trustees Kansas. Said General Elecof any defendants that are tion will be held on Tuesminors or are under any le- day, April 5, 2011, between gal disability; and the un- the hours of 7:00 a.m. and known heirs, executors, ad- 7:00 p.m. for the positions ministrators, devisees, as listed for the following trustees, creditors and as- boards of education in signs of any person alleged Douglas County, Kansas. If to be deceased, and all needed a primary election other persons who are or will be held on Tuesday, March 1st, 2011, between may be concerned. the hours of 7:00 a.m. and You are notified that a Peti- 7:00 p.m. The deadline for tion has been filed in the candidates to file for office District Court of Douglas is Tuesday, January 25, 2011 County, Kansas, praying to at Noon. All filings occur at foreclose a real estate the County Clerk’s Office mortgage on the following located in the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 described real estate: Massachusetts Street in Lot 23, Block 2, in Holiday Lawrence, Kansas. Hills No. 12, an addition to the City of Lawrence, in Positions open: Douglas County, Kansas, U.S.D. 497 Lawrence Public commonly known as 3600 School Board: (4) Open PoHarvard Road, Lawrence, sitions

Mount Olive 59, Belmont Abbey 43 North Florida 65, ETSU 62 Presbyterian 55, Winthrop 40 Radford 62, Liberty 53 Southern U. 47, MVSU 45 Stetson 74, Kennesaw St. 60 Tenn. Wesleyan 74, Tenn. Temple 55 Tuskegee 73, LeMoyne-Owen 52 UMKC 98, Centenary 49 Union, Tenn. 98, Mid-Continent 55 MIDWEST Chicago St. 59, Seattle 53 Concordia, Moor. 74, St. Catherine 67, OT Gustavus 91, Augsburg 70 Macalester 61, Carleton 46 N. Dakota St. 63, IUPUI 58 S. Dakota St. 87, W. Illinois 59 SIU-Edwardsville 61, E. Kentucky 50 St. Benedict 73, St. Mary’s, Minn. 61 St. Olaf 51, Bethel, Minn. 47 St. Thomas, Minn. 69, Hamline 62 SOUTHWEST Grambling St. 44, Texas Southern 38 Oral Roberts 115, S. Utah 75 Prairie View 66, Jackson St. 48 FAR WEST Montana St. 66, Weber St. 56 Portland St. 89, Idaho St. 79

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. 16, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and last week’s ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Baylor (25) 16-1 981 1 2. Connecticut (13) 16-1 966 2 3. Duke (1) 17-0 911 3 4. Stanford (1) 14-2 887 4 5. Tennessee 17-2 838 5 6. Texas A&M 15-1 811 7 7. Xavier 14-2 741 8 8. UCLA 15-1 674 10 9. West Virginia 17-1 667 6 10. North Carolina 16-1 664 11 11. Notre Dame 15-4 587 12 12. Michigan St. 16-2 569 9 13. DePaul 17-2 520 14 14. Oklahoma 13-3 445 15 15. Maryland 14-3 359 13 16. Georgetown 14-4 340 18 17. Miami 18-1 316 22 18. Iowa 15-4 311 16 19. Kentucky 13-4 304 19 20. Iowa St. 13-4 183 17 21. Wis.-Green Bay 17-1 163 23 22. Florida St. 14-4 158 21 23. Arkansas 15-2 131 20 24. Georgia 14-3 123 — 25. Ohio St. 11-6 77 24 Others receiving votes: Texas Tech 61, Georgia Tech 54, Duquesne 50, Marquette 33, Boston College 27, St. John’s 13, Southern Cal 12, Marist 9, Syracuse 5, Texas 4, Bowling Green 2, Northwestern 2, Florida Gulf Coast 1, Penn St. 1.

Big 12 Women

Conference All Games W L W L Baylor 3 0 16 1 Texas Tech 3 0 16 1 Texas A&M 3 0 15 1 Oklahoma 3 0 13 3 Kansas 1 2 14 3 Iowa State 1 2 13 4 Kansas State 1 2 11 5 Nebraska 1 2 11 6 Colorado 1 2 10 6 Missouri 1 2 9 8 Oklahoma State 0 3 12 4 Texas 0 3 11 6 Wednesday’s Games Texas at Texas A&M, 6:30 p.m. Missouri at Kansas State (MSN), 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Oklahoma (SSN/TTSN), 7 p.m. Baylor at Kansas (Sunflower), 7 p.m. Saturday’s games Texas A&M at Iowa State (FSN), 11 a.m. Nebraska at Kansas State (FSN), 1 p.m. Oklahoma State at Texas (LSN/FSSW), 5 p.m. Missouri at Colorado, 5 p.m. Texas Tech at Baylor, 7:30 p.m. Sunday, January 23 Oklahoma at Kansas (FSN), noon

High School Boys

Conway Springs 61, Belle Plaine 44 Adolph Rupp Tournament Haven 47, Cheney 45 Inman 53, Andale 51 Basehor Linwood Invitational Ottawa 62, Platte County, Mo. 61 Burrton Invitational Tournament Goessel 62, Hutchinson Central Christian 52 Pretty Prairie 61, Maize South 51 Canton-Galva Tournament Southeast Saline 51, Bennington 39 Wichita Home School 69, Sedgwick 62, OT First Round Ell-Saline 50, Douglass 39 High Plains League Tournament Cimarron 65, Elkhart 60, OT Hillsboro Tournament Goodland 46, Hays-TMP-Marian 40 Hesston 56, Republic County 39 Hoisington Winter Jam Tournament Minneapolis 54, Ellinwood 33 Mid Continent League Tournament Osborne 45, Ellis 43

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Phillipsburg 65, Smith Center 52 Plainville 63, Norton 62 Stockton 71, Hill City 45 South Central Border League Tournament First Round Udall 60, West Elk 50 Sterling Invitational Tournament Pool Play Beloit 60, Bluestem 51 Sterling 77, Wichita Independent 42 Tonganoxie Invitational Holton 59, Blue Valley Southwest 40 Lansing 53, Eudora 43 Twin Lakes League Tournament Chase 55, Tescott 49 Twin Valley League Tournament Baileyville-B&B 74, Frankfort 55 Centralia 61, Onaga 51 Hanover 79, Bern 31 Washington County 67, Blue Valley 39

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Flint Hills Tournament Chase County 50, Herington 34 Osage City 51, Mission Valley 18 First Round Lyndon 45, Council Grove 37 Northern Heights 55, West Franklin 34 Hillsboro Tournament Hays-TMP-Marian 43, Hesston 40 Hoisington Winter Jam Tournament Minneapolis 54, Victoria 39 Quivira Heights 51, Ellinwood 38 Northwest Kansas League Tournament Pool Play Hoxie 60, Quinter 26 Salina Invitational Tournament Abilene 52, Concordia 36 Salina Central 50, Andover 42 Salina South 44, Salina Sacred Heart 23 Smoky Valley 50, Clay Center 41 Twin Valley League Tournament Baileyville-B&B 60, Centralia 42 Hanover 46, Onaga 37 Valley Heights 52, Frankfort 42 Washington County 76, Wetmore 45

Australian Open

Today At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $24.7 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Eduardo Schwank, Argentina, def. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, 6-2, 6-0, 6-4. Bernard Tomic, Australia, def. Jeremy Chardy, France, 6-3, 6-2, 7-6 (5). Rafael Nadal (1), Spain, def. Marcos Daniel, Brazil, 6-0, 5-0, retired. Guillermo Garcia-Lopez (32), Spain, def. Michael Berrer, Germany, 6-4, 6-4, 3-6, 6-3. Mikhail Youzhny (10), Russia, def. Marsel Ilhan, Turkey, 6-2, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Feliciano Lopez (31), Spain, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-3, 7-6 (6), 6-3. Marin Cilic (15), Croatia, def. Donald Young, United States, 6-3, 6-2, 6-1. Michael Russell, United States, def. Matthew Ebden, Australia, 6-3, 6-2, 5-7, 7-6 (9). Jurgen Melzer (11), Austria, def. Vincent Millot, France, 6-2, 6-4, 6-2. Blaz Kavcic, Slovenia, def. Kevin Anderson, South Africa, 2-6, 6-4, 7-6 (4), 7-6 (5). Alexandr Dolgopolov, Ukraine, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-3, 6-2, 6-4. David Ferrer (7), Spain, def. Jarkko Nieminen, Finland, 6-4, 6-3, 1-6, 6-2. Jan Hernych, Czech Republic, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-3, 6-4, 3-6, 6-2. Women First Round Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, def. Johanna Larsson, Sweden, 6-2, 6-1. Vera Zvonareva (2), Russia, def. Sybille Bammer, Austria, 6-2, 6-1. Petra Kvitova (25), Czech Republic, def. Sally Peers, Australia, 6-2, 6-4. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def. Anabel Medina Garrigues, Spain, 6-0, 6-1. Anna Chakvetadze, Russia, def. Olga Govortsova, Belarus, 6-3, 6-4. Bojana Jovanovski, Serbia, def. Chang Kaichen, Taiwan, 7-5, 6-1. Petra Martic, Croatia, def. Sophie Ferguson, Australia, 7-6 (6), 0-6, 6-3. Agnieszka Radwanska (12), Poland, def. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 6-4, 4-6, 7-5. Peng Shuai, China, def. Kateryna Bondarenko, Ukraine, 2-6, 6-3, 8-6. Sam Stosur (5), Australia, def. Lauren Davis, United States, 6-1, 6-1. Jelena Jankovic (7), Serbia, def. Alla Kudryavtseva, Russia, 6-0, 7-6 (5). Flavia Pennetta (22), Italy, def. Anastasia Rodionova, Australia, 6-2, 6-1. Alize Cornet, France, def. CoCo Vandeweghe, United States, 6-2, 6-1. Ayumi Morita, Japan, def. Alexandra Dulgheru (27), Romania, 6-4, 6-4. Lucie Safarova (31), Czech Republic, def. Zhang Shuai, China, 7-5, 4-6, 6-1. Maria Kirilenko (18), Russia, def. Romina Oprandi, Italy, 6-3, 5-7, 8-6. Nadia Petrova (13), Russia, def. Ksenia Pervak, Russia, 6-2, 6-1

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(Published in the Lawrence DENNIS A. WHITE, #12108 Daily Journal-World Janu- White Law Office ary 18, 2011) 120 West 5th Street P.O. Box 445 The abandoned personal Holton, Kansas 66436 belongings of Damian Attorney for Executor Brown, 530 Eldridge, O-02, ________ Lawrence, KS 66049, including personal belongings (Published in the Lawrence and furniture, will be sold Daily Journal-World JanuWitness my hand this 14th or disposed of if not ary 18, 2011) claimed before January 31, day of December, 2011. 2011. Per K.S.A. 58-2565, Park 25 ________ Apartments intends to sell Jameson Shew or dispose of personal (First published in the LawDouglas County Clerk property abandoned by Mirence Daily Journal-World ________ chael Quick, 2440 W. 24th January 4, 2011) Terr., Apt. 21C4, Lawrence, KS 66047, consisting of a IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF box spring, microwave, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS small tables, cleaning supProceeding Filed Pursuant plies, shower curtain, bath to K.S.A. Chapter 59 mat, bath towel, lunch boxes, miscellaneous food In the Matter of the items, dishes, patio chair, Estate of posters, and boxes. Mary Lou Nold, _______ Deceased Case No. 2010-PR-000103 NOTICE OF HEARING THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in this Court by Daniel J. Nold, duly appointed, qualified and acting Executor of the Estate of Mary Lou Nold deceased, praying Petitioner’s acts be approved; account be settled and allowed; the heirs be determined; the Will be construed and the Estate be assigned to the persons entitled thereto; the Court find the allowances requested for attorney’s fees and expenses are reasonable and should be allowed; the costs be determined and ordered paid; the administration of the Estate be closed; upon the filing of receipts the Petitioner be finally discharged as the Executor of the Estate of Mary Lou Nold, deceased, and the Petitioner be released from further liability. You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before January 25, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock a.m. in the District Court, in Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition.

Public Notices which is more accurately described as: Lot 16, Block 4, SUNSET HILL ESTATE SUBDIVISION, an addition to the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof. The above-described real estate is taken as the property of the defendants Joaquin Meza, et al. and is directed by said Order of Sale to be sold, and will be sold without appraisement to satisfy said Order of Sale. Kenneth McGovern Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas

SUBMITTED BY: McNEARNEY & ASSOCIATES, LLC Brandon T. Pittenger (First published in the Law- #20296 rence Daily Journal-World Chelsea Herring Springer #20522 January 18, 2011) Teri L. Westbrook IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF #23578 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Ryan P. McNearney CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT #24510 6800 College Blvd., Suite 400 P.O. Box 7410 PENNYMAC LOAN Overland Park, KS 66207 SERVICES, LLC, (913) 323-4595, Ext. 185 Plaintiff, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF v. JOAQUIN MEZA, et al., NOTICE Defendants. Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 Case No. 10CV571 U.S.C. Section 1692c(b), no Court No. 1 information concerning the K.S.A. Chapter 60 collection of this debt may TITLE TO REAL ESTATE be given without the prior INVOLVED consent of the consumer NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE given directly to the debt collector or the express By virtue of an Order of permission of a court of jurisdiction. Sale issued to me out of the competent said District Court in the The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt above-entitled action, I will on Thursday, the 10th day and any information obof February, 2011 at 10:00 tained will be used for that am of said date in the Jury purpose. ________ Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial Law Enforcement Center, 111 East 11th Street, in the City of Lawrence, Kansas, offer at public sale and sell to the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, the following described real property, to-wit: @

All the following described real estate, situated in the County of Douglas and State of Kansas, to-wit: Lot 16, in Block 4, in Sunset Hill Estate Subdivision, an Addition to the City of Lawrence, as shown by the reDaniel J. Nold, Executor corded plat thereof, in Douglas County, Kansas.

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