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MAINTENANCE WORKER CHET EISENHOWER had his light on while clearing the sidewalks Wednesday at Babcock Place, 1700 Mass. A snowstorm entered Lawrence Wednesday afternoon, dumping about five inches by evening with snow continuing to fall.

Storm leads to closings, but few accidents By Joe Preiner

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The snow started falling in Lawrence early Wednesday afternoon and refused to stop. Area residents reported snowfall in

excess of five inches throughout the evening hours as a fast-moving winter storm swept across northeast Kansas. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for Douglas County and its surrounding counties that was to expire this morning, but not until it had dumped an additional one to three inches of

snow, for a total of up to eight inches in less than 24 hours. Lawrence street crews began working 24-hour shifts Wednesday morning in preparation for the storm and had all roads in the city treated with sand and salt before 4 p.m.


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Dozens have already been fined for failing to clear sidewalks By Chad Lawhorn

A total of 71 Lawrence property owners thus far have learned the hard way that the city is serious about having public sidewalks cleared of snow. Brian Jimenez, the city’s code enforcement manager, confirmed Wednesday that his office had issued 71 tickets to property owners who had failed to have their sidewalk cleared within 48 hours following last week’s snowstorm. The city has received 163 complaints, and staff members are continuing to

inspect properties. “The warmup on Monday took care of a lot of the complaints, but we’re still obligated to take a look,” Jimenez said of his staff of three inspectors. “You never know if a property will thaw and then refreeze. Unfortunately, that is what has been happening quite a bit. That is why it is so important to get the snow off early.” Jimenez said he thinks Lawrence residents are starting to understand the importance of complying with the code. Last year the city issued more than 200 tickets and had more than 700 com-

HOW TO REPORT IT To report an unshoveled sidewalk, call 832-7700 or report it online at code_violation. plaints throughout the winter. “When we got this snowstorm, I was saying anything under 200 complaints would be surprising,” Jimenez said. Jimenez said he believes he’s seen more shoveled sidewalks this year than he has in the past. But he said it would be unrealistic for complaint numbers to ever dwindle to just a few.

“I don’t know that anything is ever going to translate into a lot fewer complaints because there are just miles and miles of sidewalks in town,” Jimenez said. Jimenez is guessing that many people who received tickets last year complied with the ordinance this year. But he said there are a lot of out-of-town property owners who may not be fully aware of the ordinance. It is likely that several of them soon will get a lesson on the ordinance in their mailboxes. The $20 ticket — plus court costs — go to the property owner, not the tenant.

TOPEKA — With a sense of urgency, Gov. Sam Brownback on Wednesday renewed his call for reforming school finance, the public pension system and taxpayer-funded health care. Brownback, a Republican who took office last week, assigned top Republicans in the Legislature to produce reforms and have them on his desk to sign into law this session. “We are staring at a structural budget problem that doesn’t go away,” Brownback said at a news conference. Standing beside Brownback were Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer, Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, and House Speaker Mike Colyer O’Neal, R-Hutchinson. The funding problems have plagued state government for more than two years as revenues decreased during the recession. In the face of a current estimated budget deficit of $550 million, Brownback has proposed cutting base aid to schools, eliminating or merging eight agencies, and wiping 2,000 unfilled positions off Morris the books. But even if those proposals are implemented, Brownback said, the state still faces a “continued huge structural deficit.” The Kansas Public Employees Retirement System has a $7.7 billion long-term gap between projected revenues and promised benefits, and Medicaid costs are O’Neal skyrocketing as more Kansans fall into poverty and need to access services. Brownback said if he and legislators fail to get control of the three core areas of government there will be additional layoffs, furloughs and cuts to Medicaid providers. Brownback put O’Neal in charge of developing legislation that will define what the state is required to fund for schools to comply with the Kansas Constitution. O’Neal said the state’s responsibility probably falls somewhere between all that is offered now in schools and the basic reading, writing and math. Colyer, a physician and former legislator, will tackle Medicaid funding with a number of Cabinet secretaries and budget director Steve Anderson. Medicaid provides health care to the poor and those with disabilities. Colyer said Medicaid funding is “now on a path Please see BROWNBACK, page 2A

University leaders blame budget cuts for departure of star professors By Scott Rothschild

TOPEKA — Leaders of several of Kansas’ public universities said Wednesday that they have lost some star professors because of recent state budget cuts. In Kansas University’s case, budget cuts likely figured into the 2009 departure of associate professor Yang Zhang, one of the most prominent researchers in bioinformatics, according to a “case study” memo by KU. His computational laboratory at KU, started with an initial invest-

ment of $335,000, generated $2.5 million in research funds. But the University of Michigan made a $2 million start-up offer for Zhang to conduct his research Gray-Little there. KU couldn’t counter, the memo said. “In this case, the offer (from Michigan) came when no merit salary increases were available, when cuts were making it impossible to maintain faculty numbers in bioinformatics,

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State and Wichita State, but the universities would have to match the state funding through their own existing resources to access those funds. Kansas State, Pittsburg State and Wichita State provided similar examples of top professors leaving for more lucrative deals at other schools. KU Chancellor Bernadette GrayLittle said KU has strong faculty who are sought by programs across the nation. “Their departure causes loss of other staff and research programs,” Gray-Little said during a meeting of the Kansas Board of Regents’ Coun-


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and when the prognosis was for additional challenging budget years,” according to the memo. Zhang’s spouse was also able to find an ideal job in Ann Arbor, the memo said. “The loss of Professor Zhang has been a major setback” for bioinformatics and molecular biosciences departments at KU, the memo said. Higher education has been cut by approximately $100 million during the past two years. Gov. Sam Brownback’s proposed budget makes no additional cuts. He has proposed $15 million in new research funding, divided equally among KU, Kansas

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cil of Presidents, which is composed of regents university chiefs. In November, the Council of Presidents had discussed trying to gather figures on the number of faculty who have left recently for better offers, and forwarding that information to policymakers. But on Wednesday, Gray-Little said there “was not a clear pattern” of faculty losses across all regents universities. So the council decided to focus on several specific instances of faculty being lured away. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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CATHLEEN ANN ‘CATHY’ FENTON A celebration of life service for Cathleen Ann “Cathy” Curry Fenton, 46, Eudora, will be at 11 a.m. Saturday at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home & Crematory. Cremation will follow the service. Ms. Fenton died Monday, Jan. 17, 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. She was born April 13, 1964, in Fenton Kansas City, Mo., the daughter of Thomas Joseph and Helen Bernice Castle Curry. She attended Queen of the Holy Rosary Elementary School, Milburn and Indian Hills Junior High schools, and Shawnee Mission North High School. Ms. Fenton was a hairdresser. She also worked for Packer Ware in Ankeny, Iowa, and for Packer Plastics, Amarr Garage Door Group, and API Foils in Lawrence. She enjoyed exploring the outdoors, shooting, wildlife, hiking, fishing, shooting pool, family gatherings, pets and being the center of attention. She married Julian “Jay”

Fenton in 1989; they later divorced. She met John Novak, her significant other, in 2001. He survives of the home. Other survivors include a daughter, Olyvia Rose Fenton, of the home; stepchildren Autumn and Aaron; two sisters, Valerie Curry, Overland Park, and Connie Hogard, Lenexa; a brother, Thomas Curry Jr., Kansas City, Kan.; stepmother Mary Anne Curry, Chicago; three aunts, Mildred Tryon, Lawrence, and Sharon Curry and husband John, and Carol Johnson, all of Independence, Mo.; nephews Brian Cletcher and Jason Hogard; niece Rachele Hogard; and many cousins and friends. She was preceded in death by her parents. Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home. The family will receive friends following the service on Saturday. The family suggests memorials to the Cathy Fenton Memorial Fund, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS 66044. Online condolences may be sent at

JOHN W. POPE TONGANOXIE — Funeral services for John W. Pope, 75, Leavenworth, will be at 1 p.m. Friday at Quisenberry Funeral Home in Tonganoxie. Burial will be in Chapel Hill Memorial Gardens in

Kansas City, Kan. He died Tuesday, Jan. 18, 2011, at Kansas University Hospital. The family will receive friends from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. tonight at the funeral home.

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that is going to the stars.” He asked for reform ideas to be submitted by Feb. 28 to Kansas Health Policy Authority Medicaid director Barb Langner. And Morris will take the lead on KPERS. Morris said there are no quick fixes to KPERS’ funding problems, but that he hoped to put together legislation that stabilizes the system. KPERS officials are quick to point out that current benefits are safe but that more funding is needed long term. Brownback said he hoped

Democrats would join the effort. Republicans hold commanding advantages in the Legislature, 92-33 in the House and 32-8 in the Senate. Democrats said the issues cited by Brownback are continually worked on by the Legislature and defy easy answers. “We need to take however much time it takes to make sure that we get it right and not do something quickly for the sake of expediency,” said House Democratic Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.


Task force emphasizes need for heritage resource inventory By Chansi Long Special to the Journal-World

Ken Grotewiel, facilitator of the Natural and Cultural Heritage Task Force, presented the group’s preliminary report to county commissioners on Wednesday. One item Grotewiel stressed was the need for a countywide inventory on heritage resources. The inventory would involve culling information from other databases and record piles to put all of the material into one place. “There is a huge amount of information out there, but not all of it is one place,” says Grotewiel. “It’s on ongoing inventory that needs to be done.” Currently the task force is charged with earmarking

$350,000 that Douglas County Commissioners allocated for heritage conservation last year. The preliminary report, presented at Wednesday’s meeting, outlines ways that money could be spent. Task force members also spoke on how they will fetch adequate and consistent funding in the future. Larry McElwain, task force member, recommended that commissioners explore other funding sources, including a locally approved sales tax. The task force encourages people to respond to its preliminary report. “We would really like input,” says Grotewiel. “We do want people to comment.” The task force will hold a public meeting at 7 p.m. Feb. 3 at the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass.

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A SNOWSTORM WEDNESDAY AFTERNOON meant trouble for many drivers. Roads were backed up, and some minor accidents were reported Wednesday.

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The city, as well as the National Weather Service, urged drivers to use caution or reconsider travel plans until the storm subsided, and it appeared many listened. Douglas County dispatchers received calls from motorists requesting assistance, but no major accidents were reported as of Wednesday evening. City crews will continue to work 24-hour shifts until the storm has passed. The winter storm warning was set to expire at 6 a.m. today. — Reporter Joe Preiner may be reached at 832-6314.


WEATHER CLOSURES TODAY Snowfall during the winter storm Wednesday caused a number of school districts and area businesses to cancel activities and close today. Among them: ● Baker University nursing school in Topeka — all classes canceled ● Baldwin City USD 348 ● Basehor-Linwood USD 458 — all classes canceled ● Bishop Seabury Academy ● Century School ● Corpus Christi Catholic School ● De Soto USD 232 ● Eudora USD 491 ● Genesis Christian Academy in Tonganoxie — all classes canceled ● Haskell Indian Nations University — all classes and activities canceled ● Lawrence USD 497 — all classes canceled ● Lawrence Arts Center Preschool ● Lawrence Montessori School ● McLouth USD 342 — all classes canceled ● Montessori Children's House ● Oskaloosa USD 341 — all

classes canceled ● Ottawa USD 290 ● Perry-Lecompton USD 343 — all classes canceled ● Pinnacle Career Institute — no morning classes ● Prairie Moon Waldorf School ● Pyramid Place Early Education Center ● Raintree Montessori School ● Santa Fe Trail USD 434 — all classes canceled ● Shawnee Heights USD 450 ● St. John the Evangelist Catholic School ● Tonganoxie USD 464 — all classes canceled ● Veritas Christian School ● Wellsville USD 289 ● Health Care Access ● Douglas County Dental Clinic ● Ballard Center and Brookcreek Learning Center ● Kid’s Choice Christian Daycare Gov. Sam Brownback also announced Wednesday state offices in Topeka and Shawnee County will delay work start time for nonessential employees until 10 a.m. today.

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Conservatives file abortion legislation By John Milburn Associated Press Writer

TOPEKA — Filling a request from Gov. Sam Brownback, a coalition of Kansas House conservatives filed legislation on Wednesday to tighten state regulations on abortion. The bill would change Kansas law to require parental consent for teenagers to get abortions and increase reporting requirements by the Kansas Department of Health and Environment. It also would give the attorney general and county prosecutors access to state health reports on abortions performed in the state. Rep. Lance Kinzer, an Olathe Republican, said that the bill also contained lateterm abortion provisions vetoed over the past three years by Democratic Govs. Kathleen Sebelius and Mark Parkinson. Brownback had asked for the measures in his State of the State address. The bill has 63 of the 125 House members signed on as sponsors. It takes 63 votes in the chamber for measures to pass. “This is the beginning of the process of the Legislature taking steps to comply with that request,” Kinzer said. He said the legislation was aimed at preventing another doctor from coming to Kansas to begin providing late-term abortions following the May 2009 killing of Wichita’s Dr. George Tiller. Kinzer also said the law

would bring Kansas in line with the federal ban on a procedure opponents call partial-birth abortion. “Certainly, I think legislative inaction, at this point in time, really opens up that opportunity,” Kinzer said. “We think it’s important to act proactively to make sure that the same loopholes and lack of enforcement that allowed Kansas to become a LEGISLATURE late-term abortion destination spot don’t exist in our laws going forward.” Planned Parenthood spokeswoman Sarah Gillooly said since Tiller’s death no abortions were being provided in Kansas after the 22nd week of pregnancy. “I that think it’s a shame that politicians are spending taxpayer time and money to regulate a procedure that doesn’t even occur in our state,” Gillooly said. She said after Tiller’s murder by an anti-abortion activist and efforts by former Republican Attorney General Phill Kline to prosecute abortion providers that the climate in Kansas is not conducive for abortion providers to relocate to the state. “I think it’s totally unfounded fear. What physician would want to provide that care in the state?” Gillooly said. The legislation would

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increase reporting requirements for the KDHE, requiring providers to disclose a specific medical diagnosis to justify the abortion of a viable pregnancy. State law says such pregnancies can’t be terminated at 22 weeks or later unless the woman faces death or a “substantial and irreversible impairment” of a major bodily function, including her mental health, if the pregnancy continues. The bill would require a “good faith” medical determination of such a condition. Anti-abortion legislators have long complained that the KDHE was lax in interpreting these requirements and allowed providers to give few specifics about why abortions were required. Kinzer said he hoped that with the new measure to give greater guidance and the change of administration the lax practice would cease. “For many years, it was this lack of proper enforcement of that particular standard that created a loophole, and quite frankly, made Kansas a leader unfortunately in the field of late-term abortion,” Kinzer said. Other provisions would require more reporting of evidence of sexual abuse of minors who are seeking abortions, as well as allowing for civil lawsuits for violation of late-term abortion restrictions. The bill is scheduled to have a hearing next week in the House Federal and State Affairs Committee.


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House votes to repeal health care law Swiftly honoring a campaign pledge, newly empowered Republicans pushed legislation to repeal the nation’s year-old health care overhaul through the House Wednesday night, brushing aside implacable opposition in the Senate and a veto threat from President Barack Obama. The 245-189 vote was largely along party lines, and cleared the way for the second phase of the “repeal and replace” promise that victorious Republicans made to the voters last fall. GOP officials said that in the coming months, congressional committees will propose changes to the existing legislation, calling for elimination of a requirement for individuals to purchase coverage, for example, and recommending curbs on medical malpractice lawsuits. Republicans also intend to try to reverse many of the changes Democrats made to Medicare Advantage, the private alternative to the traditional government-run health care program for seniors. Like the repeal bill itself, these other measures will require Senate approval and a presidential signature to take effect, and the prospect is for months of maneuvering on the issue.

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LAWRENCE POLICE OFFICER MIKE VERBANIC, LEFT, was promoted to the rank of detective by Tarik Khatib, Lawrence’s interim police chief, on Wednesday at the police department’s Investigations and Training Center, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway.

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Hu concedes China’s rights need help In a rare concession on a highly sensitive issue, Chinese President Hu Jintao used his White House visit on Wednesday to acknowledge “a lot still needs to be done” to improve human rights in his nation accused of repressing its people. President Barack Obama pushed China to adopt fundamental freedoms but assured Hu the U.S. considers the communist nation a friend and vital economic partner. Hu’s comments met with immediate skepticism from human rights advocates, who dismissed them as words backed by no real history of action. Hu contended his country has “made enormous progress” but provided no specifics. Still, his remarks seemed to hearten and surprise U.S. officials, coming during an elaborate visit that centered on boosting trade and trust between the world’s two largest economies. 2 | PHOENIX

Federal grand jury indicts Loughner A federal grand jury on Wednesday indicted the suspect in the deadly Arizona shooting rampage that wounded U.S. Rep. Gabrielle Giffords. The indictment against Jared Loughner, 22, accuses him of attempting to assassinate Giffords and trying to kill two of her aides. It does not include two murder charges listed in an earlier criminal complaint for the deaths of Giffords aide Gabe Zimmerman, 30, and U.S. District Judge John COURTS Roll, 63. Those are potential death penalty charges. A statement from the U.S. attorney for Arizona, Dennis Burke, said those require a more painstaking process under Justice Department rules. Burke said the initial indictment issued by a grand jury in Tucson was just the beginning of federal legal action against the 22-year-old Tucson resident. 3 | TUNISIA

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As a police officer, Mike Verbanic knows domestic violence can carry a stigma. “Unfortunately, it’s something that sometimes happens behind the scenes. It’s not something that’s talked about a lot,” he said. In his new job, Verbanic will focus on helping those victims who might not feel comfortable coming forward. Tarik Khatib, Lawrence’s interim police chief, on Wednesday promoted Verbanic to detective, a job in which he will primarily investigate domestic violence cases. The department recently received a grant for the position.

“I think the department has a very important opportunity to do a lot of good work and assist this group of victims that we’re talking about,” Verbanic said. “I take that opportunity very seriously, and I look forward to working not only with everyone in this room and this department but with other agencies.” A leader with one of those agencies said she was thrilled with the creation of the position. “The more experienced professionals providing these services the better,” said Audra Fullerton, director of community engagement for the Willow Domestic Violence Center. The department and Douglas County District Attorney’s Office received the grants from the federal STOP Violence

TOPEKA — A former Kansas education commissioner who had a rocky tenure at the state education agency has been hired by Gov. Sam Brownback’s administration as the top attorney in the state welfare agency. Bob Corkins is now general counsel at the Kansas Department of Social and Rehabilitation Services. In 2005, Corkins was hired by the conservative majority on the State Board of Educa-

tion to be education commissioner. He had no experience in education either as a teacher or administrator, and little expeCorkins rience as a manager of employees. Before his appointment, he operated one-person think tanks, lobbying against increases in school funding. As commissioner, he championed

Against Women Act administered through the governor’s office. Funding allowed the department to promote Verbanic from patrol officer to detective. An outside person will be hired to fill his patrol position. District Attorney Charles Branson said his office hopes to announce the hire of a new domestic violence prosecutor in coming weeks. “(Verbanic) is a great officer, and I think he will make a great detective. We’re looking forward to working with him,” Branson said. Please see OFFICER, page 5A ● The Lawrence police

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school voucher programs. When moderates regained control of the board, Corkins resigned in 2006. Now Corkins, an attorney, will lead the legal staff at one of the state’s largest agencies. He was hired by SRS Acting Secretary Robert Seidlecki Jr., a former federal attorney for the Task Force for Faith-Based and Community Initiatives in the Justice Department under President George W. Bush.

Tunisia’s new government said Wednesday it has freed all the country’s political prisoners and also moved to track down assets stashed overseas by its deposed president and his widely disliked family. Tensions on the streets appeared to be calming as the administration tried to show it was distancing itself from the old guard. Hundreds of protesters led a rally in central Tunis demanding that former allies of deposed President Zine El Abidine Ben Ali stop clinging to power. Later, about 30 youths in the capital broke a curfew and set up camp near the heavily guarded Interior Ministry, bringing mats, food and water for an overnight sit-in. Police didn’t bother them. In recent days, police had fired tear gas and clubbed protesters. The U.N. said more than 100 people have died in the unrest that surrounded Ben Ali’s ouster.

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Abortion doctor charged with murder A doctor whose abortion clinic was described as a filthy, foul-smelling “house of horrors” that was overlooked by regulators for years was charged Wednesday with murder, accused of delivering seven babies alive and then using scissors to kill them. Dr. Kermit Gosnell was also charged with murder in the death of a woman who suffered an overdose of painkillers while awaiting an abortion. In a nearly 300-page grand jury report filled with ghastly, stomach-turning detail, prosecutors said Pennsylvania regulators ignored complaints of barbaric conditions at Gosnell’s clinic, which catered to poor, immigrant and minority women in the city’s impoverished West Philadelphia section. Gosnell, 69, was arrested and charged with eight counts of murder in all. Nine of Gosnell’s employees — including his wife, a cosmetologist who authorities say performed abortions — also were charged.

Last week, Westar Energy began installing the first smart meters in Lawrence as part of a pilot program. With these digital meters came a flood of questions from residents. On Wednesday, Hal Jensen, director of the Lawrence’s SmartStar program, and Matt Lehrman, part of the SmartStar project team, participated in an online chat at the JournalWorld. Here’s a condensed version of that chat. For a full transcript, go to


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Smart metering is most basically an upgrade to the technology that’s in place today. There will be much more detailed information available to you on your energy use and it will be more timely, generally up to date to the day prior; it is not real-time information. No one needs to do anything different than they do today with a smart meter, but it does provide that option. It also helps set the foundation from which we can offer more programs and services to customers. Even if you aren’t interested in the new services, we will have better information to operate the electric system. The smart meters will help us know where power is out and back on, and other system operations infor-

mation that will help us improve service quality and reliability. Will smart meters be available to those who live outside the city of Lawrence? The first group of meters will be within the city limits. We will look at that point to expand to some county locations but we don’t have where or when determined. How do you get information from your smart meter if you don’t have Internet access? We’re still sorting through some of that answer. I can tell you our customer service representatives will be able to give you the information that’s on

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Kansas finally got an “A” on its report card from the American Lung Association. It’s for passing the Indoor Clean Air Act on Feb. 25, 2010. The law prohibits smoking in all public places and places of employment, including bars and restaurants. Kansas was the only state in 2010 to pass a comprehensive smoke-free law, and it was highlighted in the association’s ninth annual “State of Tobacco Control” report, which was released early today. It noted: “This victory for public health was a long and winding road with many challenges along the way, but elected officials recognized the need to place public health above business concerns.” Kansas joined 26 other states and the District of Columbia that have passed such laws. The “A” is a big improvement from last year’s “F” in the “smoke-free air” category. However, there are grumblings among legislators and talk of possibly overturning the law or part of it. In three other categories regarding tobacco control policies and regulations, the state’s grades remained the same : Two “F”s and a “D.” Kansas received failing grades for: ● Lack of tobacco prevention and control spending. The state spends only $3.5 million — or 2 percent — of the approximately $175 million it collects every year from tobacco settlement and tax money. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends spending $32 million. ● Limited coverage in cessation treatment programs for Medicaid recipients and state employees. For Medicaid recipients, there are limits on the duration of coverage, an annual limit on quit attempts and co-payments required. It also noted that private insurance companies are not required to offer any coverage. Kansas received a “D” for: ● Cigarette tax of 79 cents per pack. The national average is $1.34 per pack. Only 15 states have a lower cigarette tax rate. The rates range from $4.35 in New York to 17 cents in Missouri. The last time Kansas raised its cigarette tax was in 2003 with a 9 cent increase. Some Kansas facts provided by the association: ● Economic costs due to smoking: $1.7 billion annually. ● Adult smoking rate: 18 percent. ● High school smoking rate: 17 percent. ● Number of tobacco-related deaths: 3,800 annually. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at, and follow her at

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The outgoing superintendent of the McLouth school district is a finalist to become the new superintendent for a district near Garden City. Jean Rush, McLouth’s superintendent since 1999, is scheduled to interview today for the top administrative post in the Holcomb school district. Three other candidates already have interviewed, and members of the Holcomb school board could have the top candidate identified by this evening, said Demitry Evancho, the district’s interim superintendent. Rush had been assistant superintendent in the Nickerson-South Hutchinson school district from 1993 to 1999 before becoming superintendent in McLouth. The McLouth district has 500 students in three schools, all educated within a single building serving rural areas of Jefferson County north of Lawrence and a small portion of adjacent Leavenworth County. “If you can make it more than 10 years and maintain continuity in a program, then you’ve got something going for you,” Evancho said. No matter what happens with the Holcomb job, Rush will be leaving the McLouth


district by the end of the academic year. In October, members of the McLouth school board agreed that they would not extend her contract; by the end of the month, Rush had submitted her resignation, effective at the end of the academic year. Ed Courtney, a member of the McLouth school board, said that there “had been some differences” between Rush and school principals, contributing to the decision to seek a new leader. “She’d been here for a while, and we thought it was time for a new face,” Courtney said. “She’s actually very good with her job — very good financially, with numbers and stuff like that. But we’ve got some new board members on, and they were for a change.” Rush earns about $80,000 a year in McLouth, a salary Courtney expects to increase for the next superintendent. He and fellow board members are meeting at 5:30 p.m. today to narrow the field of 10 applicants to four finalists, who will be scheduled for interviews next week in McLouth. Courtney said board members could have a new superintendent selected by the end of next week. — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188.

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A new coffee shop is opening at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Terri Woodson, an emergency room nurse, and her daughter, Kelly, hope to open The Koffee Korner across from the gift shop on Jan. 28. They will offer specialty coffee drinks, smoothies and pastries. Hours will be 7 a.m. to 8 p.m. weekdays and 1 p.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays. LMH leaders provided an update Wednesday on a number of other projects: ● The Endoscopy Center and Pain Management Clinic. They relocated last week from LMH South into 16,700 square feet on the first floor of the hospital. The move is part of a $6.7 million project to renovate the old surgery department in the heart of the hospital, 325 Maine. ● Laboratory. It is expanding into the old surgery area and being renovated. The expansion will nearly double its size to 14,900 square feet. The first phase was done Nov. 30 and included a new waiting area and more privacy for blood draws. The outpatient lab, which was relocated next to the gift shop, has been consolidated into the new area. The project should be complete in May. ● Mario’s Closet. Last summer, former Kansas University basketball star Mario Chalmers donated $25,000 to establish Mario’s Closet at LMH. It will be a specialty shop for a variety of free or low-cost accessories for cancer patients. The shop is scheduled to open this sum-


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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT year-old Topeka man accused • Lawrence police Wednesday afternoon arrested a 22-year-old Lawrence man on charges of aggravated assault, defacing marks on a firearm and possession of a stimulant after police were called to a domestic disturbance at the Community Building, 115 W. 11th St. The man was booked at 4 p.m. Wednesday into the Douglas County Jail on the charges. The Journal-World generally does not identify suspects unless they are formally charged. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.

of robbing a Lawrence convenience store in 2009 testified Wednesday that he believed a sawed-off shotgun in a surveillance photo belonged to the defendant. But a defense attorney for defendant Sedryck E. Welch said during the trial’s second day that Welch’s former roommate, Nick Marengo, seemed to recall more specific details for jurors than he had at the preliminary hearing several months ago. Authorities accuse Welch of using the shotgun to rob a clerk on Aug. 3, 2009, at Conoco, 2447 W. Sixth St. Police had released store surveillance photos of a man with a gun that night.

After months of investigation, police arrested Welch, and he was charged with aggravated robbery in April 2010. Marengo said Welch was living in Lawrence in August 2009, but according to jail records, Welch had a Topeka address when he was arrested in 2010. District Judge Michael Malone told jurors that due to the winter storm the trial is scheduled to resume at 1 p.m. today.

mer in the former outpatient lab area. The shop will be staffed by LMH Auxiliary members. ● Directory of services. There’s a new 7-foot-by-4foot sign in the main lobby. The $7,000 sign will help guide patients when a volunteer isn’t available. ● Eudora medical building. The $2.5 million building is scheduled to be completed in mid-April. It will have 11 exam rooms, a procedure room and dedicated X-ray equipment. LMH Kreider

Rehabilitation Services will offer outpatient physical therapy, and Byrne’s Pharmacy will lease space. — 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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New website to include map of city’s 2010 crimes By George Diepenbrock

The Lawrence police department today plans to make public its new website that includes a map of all crimes reported in the city in 2010. “Citizens will be able to go in and look at a certain area and see exactly what type of crime has occurred there,” said Matt Sarna, the department’s public affairs sergeant. The online crime map will include burglaries, batteries, thefts, liquor violations, sexual assaults and weapons violations.

The department has entered the data from 2010, and officers will have access to the map when they respond to calls in neighborhoods. That way they can check for trends, Sarna said. Department staff members have worked for months on the new website. The online address for the site will be announced today. The department also plans to seek help from the public by listing people who have two or more outstanding warrants for arrest and posting announcements about stolen vehicles. Members of the public can also leave compliments for

Police have said that officers in 2009 investigated 975 domestic disturbance calls, plus 71 rapes and 598 incidents of domestic battery. Police and prosecutors have said the cases are often complicated to prosecute because victims and suspects have some type of ongoing relationship, unlike with most other crimes.

Verbanic, who grew up in the Kansas City area, came to Lawrence in 1991 and graduated from Kansas University with a biology degree. His twin brother, Steve Verbanic, is also a patrol officer. Mike Verbanic started as a Lawrence officer in 1998 and worked for two years beginning in 2005 as a juvenile crime investigator. “He really developed a reputation as a tenacious investi-

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officers online or download paperwork to send in complaints. The website will still include public access to PDF copies of offense and accident reports. “We want to be more accountable and visible to the public,” Sarna said about the website’s overhaul. As for the crime map, Sarna said staff members plan to work on mapping past years as well and, it is hoped, update it weekly or almost daily for the current year.

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Federal officials say MagnaGro owner violated probation terms By George Diepenbrock

Federal off icials say a Lawrence man who owns MagnaGro International was taken into custody last week amid allegations that he violated his probation from a 2009 case involving illegally discharging fertilizer waste into the city’s sewer system. Richard Heffron, a supervisory deputy for the U.S. Marshal’s Office in Topeka, said Raymond Glen Sawyer, 59, was arrested on a warrant Friday and taken to Douglas County Jail. He later was transferred to Topeka, where he is being

held until a hearing at 1 p.m. Friday. Officials have not provided details about the alleged probation violation, but a sealed order has been filed in U.S. District Court. In the 2009 case, Sawyer pleaded guilty to discharging waste from a fertilizer operation into the city’s sewer system. He was placed on probation for five years. Court documents from 2009 do not detail Sawyer’s probation terms, other than he and the company, 600 E. 22nd St., had to pay a $240,000 fine. Sawyer’s defense attorney Chris Joseph said he plans to contest the government’s

request to detain Sawyer while the case is pending. In October, the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency issued a civil complaint and compliance order against MagnaGro for failing to tell the agency what hazardous wastes were on the site. In April 2010, two men died when they were overcome by fumes from a material being mixed at the site. City officials later declared the site “unfit for human occupancy” and boarded the doors. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at

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Interestingly, there are some very successful smart meter projects in California where good communication has been in place, you can check out companies like San Diego Gas and Electric, Southern California Edison and Sacramento Municipal Utility District to name a few. Q: Can you give us more information about where the next round of smart meters will be installed in Lawrence? A: We’ll be determining that over the next several weeks and will be providing

updates on our website at There’s a page with information on the installation process there, and a map that we’ll update as soon as that information is available. At this time, we are almost complete with the pilot neighborhood meter exchange and plan to start the citywide (exchange) in late May. You can also sign up for RSS feeds from the web page so you can stay updated as information is posted. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

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Key leaders Serving on the Lawrence school board is a tough job, but we hope some able candidates will step up to the challenge.


here is no more important job in Lawrence than serving on the Lawrence school board. Lawrence residents like to think of this as a community that values and supports education. We’re the home of the state’s largest university, for Pete’s sake. We have a highly educated population. Students educated in Lawrence public schools have gone on to prominent positions of leadership in the nation and world. We’re all about education. Until, apparently, it comes to being willing to step up and take on one of the community’s most important volunteer jobs: serving on the school board that makes the key decisions that guide the future of our public schools. Although the filing deadline is less than a week away, only two people have filed for election to one of four school board seats that will be filled this year. One is Marlene Merrill, who is serving her first term on the board; the other is Shannon Kimball, a member of the task force currently studying elementary school facilities. Three incumbent board members have indicated they don’t plan to seek re-election. That’s fair. All three have served multiple terms on the board. It’s time for some other people to take a turn. Three seats on the Lawrence City Commission also will be filled in the April 5 election. Four candidates have filed in that race, which is enough to fill the seats, but there’s plenty of room for additional candidates in both the city and school races. Unfortunately, while serving on the school board is one of the community’s most important jobs, it’s also one of the most thankless. Board members receive no pay, but they are the targets of plenty of abuse when they have to make tough decisions. Given the prospects for additional cuts in state funding for public schools, there are likely to be many tough decisions ahead. That’s why the community should make every effort to have smart, well-motivated people on the board that will make the decisions. Current and former board members noted in a recent Journal-World story that serving on the board is a rewarding experience, a way to make a concrete contribution to the future of Lawrence and its residents. They are absolutely right. We hope some great candidates will surface before the filing deadline at noon Tuesday along with a cast of volunteers that will support them not only during their election campaigns but after some of them are elected to office next April.

WASHINGTON — It takes a worried man to sing a worried song, and in a recent speech that seemed like Larry Summers’ swan song, the president’s departed economic adviser warned that America is “at risk of a profound demoralization with respect to government.” He fears a future in which “an inadequately resourced government performs badly, leading to further demands that it be cut back, exacerbating performance problems, deepening the backlash and creating a vicious cycle.” The idea that America’s problem of governance is one of inadequate resources misses this lesson of the last half-century: No amount of resources can prevent government from performing poorly when it tries to perform too many tasks, or particular tasks for which it is inherently unsuited. Actually, government is not sufficiently demoralized. The hubris that is the occupational hazard and defining trait of the political class continues to cause government to overpromise and underperform. This class blithely considers itself exempt from the tyranny of the bell-shaped curve — the fact that in most occupations a few people are excellent, a few are awful, and most are average. In fact, the bell curve is particularly pertinent to government. Surgeons achieve eminence by what they do “in office” — in operating rooms, performing surgery. Politicians achieve emi-

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The hubris that is the occupational hazard and defining trait of the political class continues to cause government to overpromise and underperform.” nence simply by securing office — by winning elections, a skill often related loosely, if at all, to their performance in office. James Q. Wilson, America’s preeminent social scientist, has noted that until relatively recently, “politics was about only a few things; today, it is about nearly everything.” Until the 1930s, or perhaps the 1960s, there was a “legitimacy barrier” to federal government activism: When new policies were proposed, the first debate was about whether the federal government could properly act at all on the subject. Today, there is no barrier to the promiscuous multiplication of programs, because no program is really new. Rather, it is an extension, modification or enlargement of something gov-

ernment is already doing. The vicious cycle that should worry Summers is the reverse of the one he imagines. It is not government being “cut back” because of disappointments that reinforce themselves. Rather, it is government squandering its limited resources, including the resource of competence, in reckless expansions of its scope. “There has been,” Wilson writes, “a transformation of public expectations about the scope of federal action, one that has put virtually everything on Washington’s agenda and left nothing off.” Try, Wilson suggests, to think “of a human want or difficulty that is not now defined as a ‘public policy problem.’” Summers leaves a federal government funded by a continuing resolution. Congress has been so busy passing gargantuan legislation to expand government’s responsibilities that it has not had enough time, energy or sense of responsibility to pass a budget. And the pathologies of expanding government are becoming worse because of two concepts Summers mentioned in his valedictory — Baumol’s Disease, and Moynihan’s Corollary to it. William J. Baumol, Princeton economics professor emeritus, said that in certain economic sectors — e.g., labor-intensive service industries — productivity will increase, if at all, more slowly than in the rest of the economy. The late Sen. Daniel Patrick Moynihan’s corollary was that such serv-

ices — e.g., teaching, nursing, the performing arts — tend to migrate to the public sector. Moynihan noted that if you want a string quartet, you must hire four musicians with four instruments, just as in Chopin’s day. “Productivity,” said Moynihan, “just hasn’t changed much. And when it does — e.g., playing the Minute Waltz in 50 seconds — it doesn’t seem to work right.” Actually, lopping 10 seconds off the waltz subtracts from musicians’ productivity. Moynihan noted a danger to his party in the tendency for the “stagnant services” to become government services: “The Democratic Party is identified with this very public sector in which relative costs are rising. By contrast, the Republican Party is identified with the private sector where relative costs are declining.” The public sector’s involuntary tendency to become, regarding productivity, a concentration of stagnation is a reason for government to become more circumspect than it has been about the voluntary acquisition of vast new responsibilities, such as micromanagement of health care’s 17 percent of the economy. As Summers returns to Harvard, he is hopeful because “markets climb walls of worry.” That is, American history is replete with self-refuting prophesies of peril — predictions of national decline that prompt renewals. — George Will is a columnist for Washington Post Writers Group.



A newborn baby, apparently only a few hours old, had been found abanYEARS doned in the stairAGO well of an apartIN 1986 ment complex at 2400 Ala. The male infant had been taken to Lawrence Memorial Hospital and was reportedly in good condition. Police and the local office of the Kansas Social and Rehabilitation Services were investigating.


Douglas County Welfare officials were investigating two cases in which YEARS Kansas University AGO students were IN 1971 reportedly receiving welfare assistance. Such assistance was in violation of a County Commission ruling denying welfare to students. The official Douglas County population had surpassed 55,000 according to the most recent census. Nearly all of the 10 elected county officials were scheduled to receive statutory pay increases their rooms in each of the remaining not personally involved, that the vio- lies and politics! this month, as state law set the Pay attention and set aside all his 55,000 population level as a open buildings. Before any further lence was by another sect, or that the protestations during the run for gov- dividing line, in most cases, for action is taken, the governor ought to persons were not really Muslims. I know Hugh Wentz for a devout and ernor. Just where does our newly elected officials’ salaries. do the same. Speak with each resident.


Expensive change To the editor: The school board’s decision to change the names of the junior high schools is not practical. While the district budget is low, renaming the schools would result in spending money that the district does not have. To rename the schools would mean buying new signs, stationery and uniforms, items that tend to be more expensive. If the district is going to spend money, it should be spent to help with the education of children by purchasing newer texts books, new instruments for the music department, art supplies and especially keeping teachers’ jobs. Emily Ortiz, Lawrence

KNI closure To the editor. My wife, Ann Marshall-Levine, was superintendent of Kansas Neurological Institute for about eight years some time in the 1980s when the facility was larger than it is today. In her memory and on behalf of the remaining severely impacted residents, I urge Gov. Brownback to reconsider his budget proposal to close the facility. On KNI’s 50th birthday, Ann and I revisited the remaining residents in

compassionate Christian. But what can he or I say about Tim McVeigh, Eric Rudolph, the man who killed George Tiller in his church? We weren’t involved, they belong to another sect, they are not really Christian? He requires Muslims to close mosques and depose imams who promote violence. Come, Hugh, shall we run off and close the Christian identity compound? Or, if you want to stay closer to home, let’s depose Fred Phelps. Westboro Baptist hasn’t killed anyone, it’s true, but they promote hatred and an atmosphere of violence. (Note: I don’t think Westboro Baptist is Christian, but isn’t that just the same excuse that Wentz accuses moderate Muslims of making?) How can we call on our Muslim brothers and sisters to do what we can’t do for our own faith? Instead, let us all join against hatred wherever found. To the editor: Anne L. Haehl, Like Hugh Wentz (Public Forum, Lawrence Jan. 15), I decry violence against Christians (or anyone), whether done by Muslims or anyone else. (Think of the Christian-on-Christian violence in To the editor: Northern Ireland for years.) To paraphrase Mark Twain, there When acts of violence by Muslims occur, Muslims, he says, say they were are three types of lies: small lies, great

Tell them they will have to leave the protection of their room, the only home they know, tell them you can no longer feed them, protect them and can no longer allow them to work in the job programs that KNI has worked hard to provide for them. Tell them that the caring and loving KNI staff can no longer be with them to offer love and caring. Gov. Parkinson had a different proposal that would leave KNI in place for at least three years. Perhaps that is an intermediate solution. If, after talking with each of the residents, Gov. Brownback decides to close KNI he will at least be aware of what he does. Bruce Levine, Lawrence

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elected and now sworn-in conservative governor mount his attack on the “liberals of Kansas”? His proposed budget answers that question. It is upon the schools and the children of Kansas that the first blow is struck. He insists it is necessary to start there. Well, what did you think you were going to get as governor when you voted for Sam Brownback who, in my opinion, wants very badly to use Kansas as a launching platform to make a run for the office of president? What is more important than an opportunity for the best possible education for our children wherein we find our future? Apparently having tea with Palin and her supporters is more important to their political base. Yes, I believe he is keeping his eyes upon the prize of the Oval Office. Of course, this is only my opinion and observations based on my past experiences of every political campaign from FDR on. I look forward to the insults which will be hurled at my proudly labeled “liberal” opinion. “Ignorant men don’t know what good they hold in their hands until they have flung it away.” — Sophocles. Everett Hickam, Lawrence


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From the Lawrence Daily World for Jan. 20, 1911: YEARS “Supt. F. P. Smith AGO is confined to his IN 1911 home this week with three fractured ribs. The accident occurred Wednesday in his own dooryard. The Superintendent had started to the barn with a bucket of water and on a particularly treacherous spot of ice, lost his balance. In falling he struck the bucket, the impact being sufficient to crack three ribs on the right side.” “Jefferson City, Mo. — Representative John Burgin of Gentry county, [having] announced his purpose of starting a matrimonial bureau to obtain wives for the bachelors in the Legislature, has received a dozen letters already asking for details of his project and for photographs of the men. One girl says she is ready to come to Jefferson City immediately, if Rep. Burgin will only promise to have a ‘good Democratic husband’ waiting for her at the depot. Another girl promises ‘hot biscuits’ every morning for breakfast, and she’s not particular about the politics of her future husband, either. A St. Joseph stenographer sent this application: ‘I want to marry one who lives in the country and has a fine farm with a house and hot and cold water and steam heat. I don’t think I am bad looking at all, but he can judge for himself.’” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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WEATHER HISTORY Extreme cold froze the Midwest and the East in January 1994. In Detroit, the temperature stayed below zero for 57 straight hours, the second longest period on record.



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. 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 “Ruddig-


‘Back to School’ with Quiet Corral You don’t have to be a student to enjoy tonight’s “Back to School Extravaganza” at The Granada, 1020 Mass. The Lawrence-based indie group Quiet Corral headlines and will be joined by Hidden Pictures and The Low End. Tickets are $5 to this all ages show that runs from 9 p.m. to 1 a.m. Quiet Corral recently released its debut EP on iTunes. Hidden Pictures, an indie-pop band founded in Kansas City’s record bar, is looking forward to releasing its debut album this year. Manhattan’s The Low End also has an EP under its belt. Dabbling in rock, americana and folk, The Low End has been recording its next release while touring the Midwest.

ore,” 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 Taproom, 801 N.H.


Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot in front of J&S Coffee on the southeast corner of Sixth Street and Wakarusa Drive. Kaw Valley Eagles Day, see bald eagles, golden eagles and other wild critters, 10 a.m., Free State High School, 4700 Overland Drive. John Philip Sousa Junior Honor Band Concert, sponsored by the KU School of Music, 1 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive.

Paraguay Through Children’s Eyes, A KansasParaguay Partners & Peace Corps Project. The exhibit features 30 photographs taken by rural schoolchildren from Paraguay, through Feb. 14, Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Art from the Heart and Robert Ault Retrospective, featuring work by the art therapy pioneer, Wednesdays through Saturdays through Feb. 13, 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass. “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 streets, 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: Site Specifics, New Media Gallery, through Feb. 27; Media Memes: Images, Technology and Making the News, through Feb. 6; Dan Perjovschi artist-in-residence project, Central Court, through Feb. 6; selected works for Martin Luther King Jr. Day and Black History Month, Jan. 25-Feb. 27. Museum open until 4 p.m. daily, 8 p.m. on Thursdays, 1301 Miss. Lawrence Public Library storytimes: Library storytime, 7 p.m. Thursdays; Storytime in Spanish, 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Sundays.

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Cooking class: Herbs Build Better Bones, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m., Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass.


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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. 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. Cooking class: Wonderful Winter Salads, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Community Mercantile, 901 Iowa. 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. 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. South Sea Island Magic, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

City residents apply for Court of Appeals spot TOPEKA — Nineteen people, including four from Lawrence, have applied for a position on the Kansas Court of Appeals. Those from Lawrence seeking the job are James A.D. Bartle, Deborah L. Hughes, Christine M.T. Ladner and Robert Ramsdell. A nominating commission will convene Feb. 17-18 to conduct interviews in the Court of Appeals courtroom. The interCOURTS views are open to the public. The commission will provide three names to Gov. Sam Brownback, who will make the appointment. The vacancy on the court was created by the appointment of Judge Nancy Moritz Caplinger to the Kansas Supreme Court. The public may comment on the qualification of any of the applicants by writing to Nominating Commission Chair Anne E. Burke, sent in care of Carol G. Green, clerk of the appellate courts, 301 SW 10th Ave., Topeka.

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Griner recalls Alcindor The natural place the mind wanders when watching a superior athlete play in person for the first time is to a question: What other great is called to mind? Watching center Brittney Griner play Wednesday for No. 1-ranked Baylor in Allen Fieldhouse, the answer popped into the head swiftly. The way she plays the game recalls KareemAbdul Jabbar when he wore UCLA across his chest and answered to the name Lew Alcindor. Abdul-Jabbar, when his name was Alcindor, stood above the other nine players on the floor in stature and performance. So does Griner. Abdul-Jabbar played with the smooth, coordinated athleticism more typical of a shorter player. So does Griner. Like Abdul-Jabbar, Griner seems to lead with her brain, leaving her emotions out of the equation, seldom changing her facial expression. Just because the cerebral, stoic types don’t open windows to their emotions, that doesn’t mean they don’t sometimes boil beneath the surface. Kareem’s boiling point came two minutes into the 1978-79 season-opener, playing for the Lakers on his old homecourt, Milwaukee Arena, against his first NBA team, the Bucks. Abdul-Jabbar took an elbow from Bucks center Kent Benson and retaliated by punching him so hard he knocked him out, so hard Abdul-Jabbar’s broken hand kept him sidelined by for two months. Thirty-two-plus years later, Abdul-Jabbar is not remembered for that. At most, it’s an afterthought. He’s remembered for being the best college basketball player in history, leading UCLA to an 88-2 record in his three seasons and for perfecting a shot, the sky hook, that neither before nor since has been matched. He’s remembered for scoring more points than anybody in NBA games. As a freshman, Griner punched Texas Tech’s Jordan Barncastle in the face so hard she broke her nose. It came after Barncastle tried to hurl her to the floor. Who knows what made Abdul-Jabbar and Griner step so far out of character. It could be they snapped because they simply couldn’t relate to resorting to playing with excessive physicality a game they play so gracefully, artists reacting to their canvases getting sullied by graffiti shooting out of a spray-paint can. The way Griner plays and promotes the game, handling interviews with such professionalism, already has helped the incident that drew her a two-game suspension move on the path toward footnote status. Baylor, a talented team enough to handle Kansas even if Griner hadn’t suited up, won this one, 76-37, with the help of Griner’s 22 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots. I shared with Griner that she reminded me of Abdul-Jabbar playing for UCLA, which made the 6-foot-8 sophomore from Houston smile. “I watch clips of him on YouTube, actually,” she said. “I love the way he played. I hope I can play like him.” Griner’s abilities are unmatched in the women’s game. “There are not going to be many girls who come along who are built like Brittney who play above the rim,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said. Griner’s only dunk Wednesday came in warmups, by which time the outcome had been determined.

Baylor hammers Kansas

By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

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BAYLOR STANDOUT BRITTNEY GRINER LOOMS over Kansas University’s Carolyn Davis in the low post. Griner had 22 points, 15 rebounds and five blocked shots in the top-ranked Bears’ 76-37 rout Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Knocking off No. 1 Baylor — even without Brittney Griner — would have been a tough order for the Kansas University women’s basketball team. Factor in Griner, the Bears’ 6foot-8, sophomore phenom, and the Jayhawks had little chance at all on Wednesday night, when they were flattened, 76-37, by the top-ranked Bears at Allen Fieldhouse. “I don’t think they came in here and left any doubt that they’re the best team in America right now,” coach Bonnie Henrickson said. “We didn’t fight them much on that, unfortunately.” Featuring an array of low post moves, Griner scored at will in the paint and was an even bigger force on defense. In 31 minutes, Griner racked up 22 points and 15 rebounds, blocked five shots and used her 88-inch wingspan to alter countless others. “She’s a once-in-a-lifetime kind of player,” Baylor coach Kim Mulkey said. As if Griner and her disruptive length weren’t enough to deal with, the Jayhawks faced a size disadvantage at every other position as well, making for a rough night at both ends of the floor. Going up against the Big 12’s stingiest defensive unit, the Jayhawks found little rhythm on offense. Mere minutes after the opening tip, the Bears (17-1 overall, 40 Big 12) surged to an 11-0 run. KU couldn’t come up with an answer until a layup at the 15:31 mark by Carolyn Davis. “I thought we looked dazed,” Henrickson said. “I was shocked that we didn’t have more fire and more toughness. I was shocked.” The Jayhawks trailed 40-14 at the half after shooting shoot only 20.8 percent and getting outrebounded, 30-10. For the game, KU was outrebounded, 55-25, and relented 21


Bears, not bench, inspired Selby By Gary Bedore

Josh Selby, who stroked a three-pointer for Kansas University’s first basket, looked like a guy who had something to prove Monday night at Baylor. Not necessarily the case, says the even-tempered freshman combo guard, who insists his sitting the final 16 minutes of Saturday’s 63-60 home victory over Nebraska had nothing to do with his strong play in an 85-65 KU rout of the Bears in Waco, Texas. “It didn’t upset me that I didn’t play because, of course, we got the win,” Selby said of the Nebraska game, in which he finished with three points, four turnovers and no assists in just 13 minutes. “I just wanted to come out (against Baylor) and focus on the mistakes I made against Nebraska and make sure I didn’t make them again. I was just motivated that we were playing Baylor.” Selby finished the ESPN Big Monday game with 12 points off 5-of-11 shooting (two of six threes). He had three assists with three steals and three turnovers in 29 minutes.

ONLINE SPECIAL ■ For the past three days, Journal-World sports reporter Matt Tait has been in Normal, Ill., getting a feel for where new Kansas University athletic director Sheahon Zenger is coming from and what the people at Illinois State have to say about him. For a look at the highlights from Tait’s trip, log on to his “Tale of the Tait” blog at s/tale-tait/. Also, be sure to check Sunday’s Journal-World for the full story about the man who will succeed Lew Perkins as KU’s AD.

“We were just humble. We wanted to get the win very bad. We like to compete every game,” Selby said. “I don’t think we could play any better than the first half (in which KU hit 23 of 29 shots for 79.3 percent). We were playing defense. We were scoring. We just looked like a good team out there.” Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo For the year, the 6-foot-2 Baltimore native has averaged 12.1 KANSAS GUARD JOSH SELBY SWOOPS IN FOR A BUCKET in front of Baylor defenders Perry Please see SELBY, page 3B Jones, left, and Anthony Jones.

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Illinois prep RB commits to Kansas J-W Staff Report

Anthony Pierson, a 5-foot-11, 175-pound senior running back from East St. Louis High School in downstate Illinois, has orally committed to Kansas University’s football team, reports. A four-star athlete, Pierson rushed for 1,408 yards off 120 carries and scored 22 touchdowns in just six games at East St. Louis. He chose KU over Missouri, Iowa, Arkansas, Kansas State, Minnesota, Illinois and others. He had been committed to Mizzou but decommitted in November. “On my visit to Kansas all of the people were real nice,” Pierson told “They all seemed real. I saw the depth chart and looked things over before I decided to pick Kansas. I feel very relaxed now that I made my commitment.” Pierson is rated the fourth overall player in Illinois and the 17th-best athlete in the country. He has been recruited as a running back, slot receiver and a safety.

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NATIONAL BRIEFS Texas, ESPN reach deal AUSTIN, TEXAS — The University of Texas, which already has one of the wealthiest athletic programs in the country, is lining up for even more money. Texas and ESPN announced a 20year, $300 million deal Wednesday for a 24-hour television network that will broadcast Longhorns sports, including at least one football game and eight basketball games per season, and other sports and academic content. “We want to define what it means to be ’the’ public university,” Texas President William Powers said. “The challenge is to create new sources of revenue to support our mission.” The deal includes Texas’ licensing and marketing partner IMG College, with more than 80 percent of revenue set to go to the university. It will not replace existing television deals between the Big 12 and both ESPN-ABC and Fox. ESPN will handle distribution of the still-unnamed network via cable or satellite in Texas and other states and already has had preliminary

conversations with Time Warner Cable and Comcast Corp. The network is scheduled to launch in September and will broadcast at least 200 Texas sporting events per year. The contact also raises the question of whether Texas would consider going independent if the network proves successful. The Big 12 will drop to 10 members in July when it loses Colorado (Pac 12) and Nebraska (Big Ten). Texas athletic director DeLoss Dodds said Texas is not going independent. “Absolutely no. There’s no thought of moving, no thought of being an independent,” Dodds said. “We love our conference.”

FORMER JAYHAWKS Sharp to play in IFL WICHITA — Former Kansas University running back Jake Sharp has signed with the Wichita Wild, an Indoor Football League franchise. “I’ve been in talks with the Wild since last spring. We met for dinner

Tuesday night — Wink Hartman (team owner), John Blazek (general manager) and coach (Ken) Matous — and I just feel like it is a great opportunity for me on and off the field, with some business ventures I'm intrested in,” Sharp said. “They are excited about me playing a slot, Wes Welker-style spot, and I'm anticipating it to be a lot of fun."

Woodland 2 shots back LA QUINTA, CALIF. — Derek Lamely shot a 9-under 63 in the first round of the Bob Hope Classic on Wednesday, playing the final 10 holes in 8 under to take a onestroke lead over J.J. Henry and Jhonattan Vegas. Former Kansas University golfer Gary Woodland is two strokes back at 65.

NBA Nets drop Anthony deal NEWARK, N.J. — Cross another superstar off the New Jersey Nets’ wish list, and let the pursuit of Carmelo Anthony begin anew.

The megadeal to bring Anthony to New Jersey ended in stunning fashion on Wednesday night when Nets owner Mikhail Prokhorov told the team to end the long, drawn-out trade talks with the Denver Nuggets. “There comes a time when the price is simply too expensive,” Prokhorov said in a news conference before the Nets faced the Utah Jazz. “I am instructing our team to walk away from the deal.”

TENNIS Nadal breezes in 2nd round MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Rafael Nadal extended his Grand Slam winning streak to 23 matches with a 62, 6-1, 6-1 win over American qualifier Ryan Sweeting to reach the third round of the Australian Open. He’s conceded only four games en route to the third round, sealing his win over Sweeting today with another of his rifling forehands. Kim Clijsters showed why she’s fast becoming a hot favorite for the women’s title by beating Carla Suarez Navarro, 6-1, 6-3.


TODAY • Boys basketball at McPherson Invite FRIDAY • Boys basketball at McPherson Invite


TODAY • Swimming at Lawrence Invite (LHS Pool), 3:30 p.m. • Boys basketball at Topeka Invite Tournament, 3:15 p.m. FRIDAY • Girls basketball vs. Emporia, 7 p.m. • Boys basketball at Topeka Invite Tournament • Wrestling at BVNW Tournament, 4 p.m.


FRIDAY • Boys basketball at McLouth Tournament



NBA Roundup The Associated Press

Nets 103, Jazz 95 N E W A R K , N . J . — Hours after owner Mikhail Prokhorov ended their long, drawn-out pursuit of Carmelo Anthony, the Nets snapped a six-game losing streak on Wednesday night. UTAH (95) Kirilenko 2-9 13-14 17, Millsap 3-9 0-2 6, Jefferson 1018 1-1 21, Williams 5-13 7-7 20, Bell 2-4 0-0 4, Miles 412 3-4 13, Elson 2-2 0-0 4, Okur 3-7 2-2 8, Watson 0-0 00 0, Price 1-3 0-0 2, Fesenko 0-0 0-0 0, Hayward 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-77 26-30 95. NEW JERSEY (103) Outlaw 5-11 0-0 13, Favors 5-6 2-3 12, Lopez 6-17 8-11 20, Harris 4-10 5-6 14, Graham 2-5 1-2 5, Vujacic 4-5 66 15, Petro 0-2 1-2 1, Farmar 3-6 2-2 11, Humphries 5-7 2-2 12. Totals 34-69 27-34 103. Utah 19 29 16 31 — 95 New Jersey 27 21 29 26 — 103 3-Point Goals—Utah 5-14 (Williams 3-7, Miles 2-4, Okur 0-1, Millsap 0-1, Bell 0-1), New Jersey 8-16 (Farmar 3-5, Outlaw 3-6, Vujacic 1-2, Harris 1-3). Fouled Out—Jefferson. Rebounds—Utah 38 (Jefferson, Kirilenko 8), New Jersey 53 (Outlaw 8). Assists—Utah 20 (Williams 10), New Jersey 25 (Harris, Farmar 8). Total Fouls—Utah 28, New Jersey 22. A—13,251 (18,500).

Celtics 86, Pistons 82 BOSTON — Paul Pierce scored 22 points, and Ray Allen hit a jumper with 25 seconds left to give Boston its first lead of the second half against Detroit. DETROIT (82) Prince 6-14 1-2 13, Wilcox 3-6 3-4 9, Monroe 5-5 3-5 13, Stuckey 5-14 4-4 15, McGrady 2-9 1-2 5, Gordon 410 1-1 10, Villanueva 4-10 1-2 11, Bynum 0-2 2-2 2, Daye 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 31-74 16-22 82. BOSTON (86) Pierce 8-15 3-4 22, Garnett 5-14 1-2 11, S.O’Neal 5-9 25 12, Rondo 3-9 0-0 6, Allen 2-8 3-5 7, Davis 4-6 3-6 11, Erden 3-4 0-0 6, Daniels 1-4 0-0 2, Robinson 1-5 0-0 3, Wafer 2-2 2-3 6. Totals 34-76 14-25 86. Detroit 22 23 16 21 — 82 Boston 22 20 16 28 — 86 3-Point Goals—Detroit 4-15 (Villanueva 2-5, Stuckey 1-2, Gordon 1-5, Daye 0-1, McGrady 0-2), Boston 4-14 (Pierce 3-5, Robinson 1-3, Rondo 0-1, Daniels 0-1, Allen 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Detroit 43 (Monroe 9), Boston 59 (S.O’Neal 12). Assists—Detroit 19 (McGrady 7), Boston 23 (Rondo 8). Total Fouls—Detroit 24, Boston 16. Technicals—Rondo, Boston defensive three second 2. A—18,624 (18,624).

Magic 99, 76ers, 98, OT ORLANDO, FLA. — Jason Richardson converted a four-point play with 17 seconds left, and Dwight Howard scored 18 points before fouling out late in regulation. PHILADELPHIA (98) Iguodala 4-11 7-10 15, Brand 4-11 0-2 8, Hawes 2-4 00 4, Holiday 6-14 3-3 16, Meeks 1-4 0-0 3, L.Williams 617 7-8 19, Turner 4-10 1-2 10, Young 8-10 1-2 17, Battie 1-1 2-3 4, Speights 0-2 2-2 2, Kapono 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-84 23-32 98. ORLANDO (99) Turkoglu 5-7 2-5 12, Bass 3-11 5-7 11, Howard 4-5 1022 18, Nelson 7-15 0-0 16, J.Richardson 2-11 3-3 8, Arenas 1-4 0-0 2, Anderson 8-15 0-1 20, Redick 4-7 3-3 12. Totals 34-75 23-41 99. Philadelphia 21 27 22 20 8 — 98 Orlando 17 27 19 27 9 — 99 3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 3-14 (Turner 1-2, Meeks 1-3, Holiday 1-3, Iguodala 0-2, L.Williams 0-4), Orlando 8-24 (Anderson 4-10, Nelson 2-3, Redick 1-4, J.Richardson 1-5, Turkoglu 0-1, Arenas 0-1). Fouled Out—Brand, Howard. Rebounds—Philadelphia 57 (Turner, Holiday 8), Orlando 59 (Bass 10). Assists— Philadelphia 19 (Holiday, Iguodala 6), Orlando 18 (Nelson 7). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 27, Orlando 24. Technicals—Philadelphia defensive three second, Howard, Orlando defensive three second. A—18,846 (18,500).

Rockets 104, Knicks 89 HOUSTON — Kevin Martin scored 21 points, Chuck Hayes grabbed 12 rebounds, and Houston handed New York its fourth straight loss.

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 Houston Memphis Northwest Division Oklahoma City Utah Denver Portland Minnesota Pacific Division

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L.A. Lakers Phoenix Golden State L.A. Clippers Sacramento Today’s Games Philadelphia at Charlotte, 6 p.m. Dallas at Chicago, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at Portland, 9:30 p.m.

NEW YORK (89) Chandler 4-13 1-2 10, Gallinari 4-11 2-2 11, Stoudemire 11-21 3-6 25, Felton 5-14 2-2 14, Fields 3-6 3-3 9, Douglas 5-10 0-0 13, Turiaf 2-3 0-0 4, Walker 0-2 0-0 0, S.Williams 1-3 0-0 3. Totals 35-83 11-15 89. HOUSTON (104) Battier 5-6 0-0 12, Scola 5-8 3-3 13, Hayes 4-5 0-0 8, Lowry 8-14 0-0 18, Martin 6-18 7-8 21, Brooks 5-15 0-0 12, Budinger 5-11 3-3 13, Lee 1-4 0-0 2, Hill 1-5 1-2 3, Patterson 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 41-87 14-16 104. New York 27 23 21 18 — 89 Houston 36 24 22 22 — 104 3-Point Goals—New York 8-24 (Douglas 3-6, Felton 25, S.Williams 1-1, Gallinari 1-4, Chandler 1-6, Walker 01, Fields 0-1), Houston 8-31 (Battier 2-3, Lowry 2-6, Brooks 2-7, Martin 2-10, Lee 0-1, Budinger 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—New York 47 (Chandler 8), Houston 53 (Hayes 12). Assists—New York 14 (Felton 5), Houston 21 (Lowry, Martin, Hayes 4). Total Fouls— New York 16, Houston 14. A—15,903 (18,043).

Suns 106, Cavaliers 98 CLEVELAND — Grant Hill scored 27 points, and Phoenix won its fourth in a row. PHOENIX (106) Hill 10-18 7-7 27, Frye 7-17 0-0 18, Lopez 4-9 1-1 9, Nash 5-9 5-5 15, Carter 1-6 0-0 3, Gortat 6-10 4-4 16, Dudley 1-4 2-2 5, Dragic 4-5 1-2 9, Warrick 2-7 0-0 4. Totals 40-85 20-21 106. CLEVELAND (98) Jamison 9-21 3-4 23, Gee 1-2 1-2 3, Hickson 5-11 6-7 16, Sessions 7-15 5-5 19, Harris 3-6 2-2 10, Gibson 6-13 0-0 16, Moon 2-9 0-0 5, Samuels 3-6 0-0 6. Totals 36-83 17-20 98. Phoenix 36 26 28 16 — 106 Cleveland 28 21 28 21 — 98 3-Point Goals—Phoenix 6-19 (Frye 4-11, Dudley 1-2, Carter 1-4, Nash 0-2), Cleveland 9-21 (Gibson 4-6, Harris 2-3, Jamison 2-4, Moon 1-7, Gee 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Phoenix 51 (Hill, Gortat 12), Cleveland 45 (Hickson 15). Assists—Phoenix 29 (Nash 15), Cleveland 18 (Sessions 8). Total Fouls—Phoenix 18, Cleveland 19. Technicals—Cleveland defensive three second. A—20,562 (20,562).

Bucks 100, Wizards 87 M I L W A U K E E — Keyon Dooling scored a season-high 23 points, and Milwaukee dropped Washington to 0-20 on the road.

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 4. FGs: 2-6. FTs: 0-0. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 6. FGs: 3-4. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 8. FGs: 4-10. FTs: 0-0. Xavier Henry, Memphis Did not play (knee injury) Kirk Hinrich, Washington Pts: 5. FGs: 2-5. FTs: 1-1. Darnell Jackson, Sacramento Did not play (coach’s decision) Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 22. FGs: 8-15. FTs: 3-4. Julian Wright, Toronto Pts: 4. FGs: 1-4. FTs: 2-4. WASHINGTON (87) Lewis 3-11 2-2 8, Blatche 10-17 3-3 23, McGee 3-6 1-3 7, Wall 3-11 4-4 10, Young 9-19 2-3 21, Seraphin 1-1 1-2 3, Hinrich 2-5 1-1 5, Thornton 1-2 0-0 3, Booker 0-0 1-2 1, Armstrong 0-1 0-0 0, Martin 0-2 0-0 0, Yi 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 35-79 15-20 87. MILWAUKEE (100) Maggette 7-18 7-7 21, Ilyasova 2-6 5-5 9, Bogut 3-8 04 6, Dooling 9-11 2-2 23, Douglas-Roberts 3-5 0-0 6, Gooden 4-10 0-0 8, Mbah a Moute 1-2 0-0 2, Boykins 510 7-8 19, Brockman 1-2 2-4 4, Sanders 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 35-73 25-32 100. Washington 27 22 17 21 — 87 Milwaukee 19 28 28 25 — 100 3-Point Goals—Washington 2-11 (Thornton 1-2, Young 1-4, Lewis 0-5), Milwaukee 5-10 (Dooling 3-4, Boykins 22, Douglas-Roberts 0-1, Mbah a Moute 0-1, Maggette 02). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Washington 45 (Blatche 7), Milwaukee 49 (Bogut, Ilyasova 9). Assists— Washington 26 (Wall 13), Milwaukee 16 (Maggette, Boykins 4). Total Fouls—Washington 21, Milwaukee 18. A—14,007 (18,717).

Hornets 103, Grizzlies 102, OT NEW ORLEANS — Marcus Thornton broke up an inbounds pass with 14 seconds left in overtime and then finished a fast break with a reverse layup, extending New Orleans’ winning streak to six. MEMPHIS (102) Gay 8-23 4-6 22, Randolph 8-20 1-1 17, Gasol 5-8 2-2 12, Conley 9-11 3-4 22, Young 3-7 0-0 6, Mayo 4-10 0-0 10, Thabeet 1-1 0-0 2, Arthur 2-6 0-0 4, Vasquez 2-5 2-2 7. Totals 42-91 12-15 102. NEW ORLEANS (103) Ariza 2-12 7-9 11, West 8-15 3-3 19, Okafor 5-9 1-4 11, Paul 6-14 6-6 20, Belinelli 4-7 0-0 8, Green 3-4 0-0 6, Gray 0-0 0-0 0, Jack 2-5 0-2 4, Smith 1-3 2-2 4, Pondexter 1-2 0-0 3, Thornton 7-10 2-2 17. Totals 39-81 21-28 103. Memphis 26 25 16 25 10 — 102 New Orleans 18 24 25 25 11 — 103 3-Point Goals—Memphis 6-12 (Gay 2-4, Mayo 2-4, Vasquez 1-1, Conley 1-2, Young 0-1), New Orleans 4-12 (Paul 2-2, Thornton 1-2, Pondexter 1-2, Jack 0-1, Belinelli 0-2, Ariza 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— Memphis 52 (Gasol, Randolph 10), New Orleans 49 (West, Okafor 11). Assists—Memphis 25 (Conley, Gasol, Gay 5), New Orleans 24 (Paul 12). Total Fouls— Memphis 23, New Orleans 16. Technicals—New Orleans defensive three second. A—15,951 (17,188).

Mavericks 109, Lakers 100 DALLAS — Jason Kidd broke out of an awful shooting slump to score a season-high 21 points, helping the Mavericks end an ugly six-game losing streak.

L.A. LAKERS (100) Artest 2-7 0-0 6, Gasol 11-16 1-1 23, Bynum 4-6 2-2 10, Fisher 4-6 0-0 9, Bryant 10-18 1-2 21, Odom 8-14 2-2 20, Blake 3-4 0-0 7, Brown 1-4 0-0 2, Walton 0-5 0-0 0, Ebanks 0-0 0-0 0, Caracter 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 44-81 6-7 100. DALLAS (109) Pavlovic 5-7 0-0 11, Nowitzki 5-15 4-5 14, Chandler 2-5 2-2 6, Kidd 8-12 0-0 21, Stevenson 0-5 0-0 0, Marion 1013 2-4 22, Terry 9-15 0-0 22, Haywood 1-3 1-2 3, Cardinal 1-1 0-0 3, Barea 3-4 0-0 7. Totals 44-80 9-13 109. L.A. Lakers 31 25 17 27 — 100 Dallas 23 29 30 27 — 109 3-Point Goals—L.A. Lakers 6-16 (Odom 2-3, Artest 26, Blake 1-1, Fisher 1-1, Brown 0-1, Bryant 0-2, Walton 0-2), Dallas 12-26 (Kidd 5-8, Terry 4-6, Cardinal 1-1, Barea 1-1, Pavlovic 1-3, Nowitzki 0-3, Stevenson 0-4). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Lakers 39 (Odom 10), Dallas 39 (Chandler 10). Assists—L.A. Lakers 20 (Bryant 10), Dallas 27 (Kidd 10). Total Fouls—L.A. Lakers 12, Dallas 11. A—20,365 (19,200).

Spurs 104, Raptors 95 S AN A N T O N I O — DeJuan Blair had 22 points and 11 rebounds to help the San Antonio Spurs rally from an 11-point halftime deficit for their seventh straight victory. TORONTO (95) Wright 1-4 2-4 4, Johnson 4-11 1-1 9, Bargnani 6-20 11 14, Calderon 6-12 0-1 14, DeRozan 10-19 8-9 28, Bayless 3-7 4-4 10, Davis 2-2 2-2 6, Dorsey 0-1 0-0 0, Gaines 4-6 2-3 10. Totals 36-82 20-25 95. SAN ANTONIO (104) Jefferson 1-4 0-0 2, Duncan 3-7 4-5 10, Blair 11-16 0-0 22, Parker 8-16 1-2 17, Ginobili 4-13 14-14 23, Hill 4-9 56 14, Neal 3-11 0-2 8, McDyess 4-7 0-0 8, Owens 0-0 0-0 0, Splitter 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-83 24-29 104. Toronto 23 30 16 26 — 95 San Antonio 22 20 33 29 — 104 3-Point Goals—Toronto 3-8 (Calderon 2-2, Bargnani 15, Gaines 0-1), San Antonio 4-16 (Neal 2-4, Hill 1-4, Ginobili 1-5, Parker 0-1, Jefferson 0-2). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Toronto 47 (Davis 11), San Antonio 54 (Duncan 12). Assists—Toronto 20 (Calderon 8), San Antonio 23 (Ginobili 7). Total Fouls—Toronto 19, San Antonio 20. Technicals—San Antonio defensive three second. A—18,581 (18,797).


RUTGERS................................4 ⁄2 .......................South Florida FLA INTERNATIONAL............2 ...........................Arkansas LR Florida .....................................13...................................AUBURN CLEVELAND ST.......................9......................................Detroit Wright St................................71⁄2.................YOUNGSTOWN ST MIDDLE TENN ST ...................7 ...........................................Troy Western Kentucky................2..................SOUTH ALABAMA North Texas ..........................71⁄2 ...........................UL-MONROE Gonzaga..................................10........................SANTA CLARA 1 DENVER ..................................2 ⁄2 ..........................Arkansas St UTAH ST ..................................22.....................Louisiana Tech MARYLAND..............................5..........................Virginia Tech 1 WISCONSIN ...........................13 ⁄2...................................Indiana

CAL RIVERSIDE.......................3...........................Cal Poly SLO WASHINGTON ST...................10 ..............................Arizona St Portland...................................2 ....................SAN FRANCISCO NEVADA....................................2.......................New Mexico St USC..........................................61⁄2.................................Stanford UCLA .........................................6.................................California WASHINGTON..........................9 ....................................Arizona HAWAII......................................4.................................Fresno St NC GREENSBORO...................8 ................Georgia Southern Davidson..................................2..........................................ELON COLL OF CHARLESTON........11..................Western Carolina WOFFORD.................................11...............Tenn Chattanooga 1 Appalachian St....................2 ⁄2 .........................THE CITADEL


Cable 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 145 3, 203 146 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 144 36, 236

NBA Time Dallas v. Chicago 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers v. Portland9:30 p.m.


Cable 45, 245 45, 245

Women’s Basketball Time Utah Valley v. N. Dakota 6 p.m. E. Washington v. N. Ariz.8 p.m.


Cable 144 145

Golf Bob Hope Classic

Time 2 p.m.

Net Golf

Cable 156, 289

Tennis Australian Open Australian Open

Time 2 a.m. 10 p.m.


Cable 34, 234 34, 234

NHL Detroit v. St. Louis

Time 7 p.m.


Cable 36, 236

College Basketball Time Wis.-Green Bay v. Butler6 p.m. Siena v. St. Peter’s 8 p.m.


Cable 35, 232 35, 232

NBA N.Y. v. San Antonio L.A. Lakers v. Denver

Net Cable ESPN 33, 233 ESPN 33, 233


Time 7 p.m. 9:30 p.m.

Women’s Basketball Time S. Illinois v. Bradley 7 p.m.

Net Cable FSN, FCSA 36, 143, 236

Trail Blazers 94, Kings 90, OT SACRAMENTO , C ALIF . — Nicolas Batum scored a season-high 24 points.

Tennis Australian Open Australian Open Australian Open

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

Net ESPN2 Tennis ESPN2

Cable 34, 234 157 34, 234

PORTLAND (94) Batum 9-16 4-4 24, Aldridge 10-24 3-4 23, Cunningham 3-5 0-0 6, Miller 9-20 1-1 20, Matthews 17 2-2 4, Przybilla 0-2 0-0 0, Fernandez 5-10 0-0 13, Mills 1-4 2-2 4, Marks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 38-88 12-13 94. SACRAMENTO (90) Greene 3-8 0-0 7, Thompson 3-9 1-2 7, Cousins 2-11 11 5, Udrih 8-12 2-3 20, Evans 7-13 2-4 16, Casspi 3-13 24 10, Dalembert 6-7 3-4 15, Landry 3-7 4-4 10, Jeter 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 35-82 15-22 90. Portland 21 25 19 20 9 — 94 Sacramento 26 22 17 20 5 — 90 3-Point Goals—Portland 6-16 (Fernandez 3-7, Batum 2-5, Miller 1-1, Matthews 0-3), Sacramento 5-18 (Udrih 2-4, Casspi 2-7, Greene 1-4, Dalembert 0-1, Evans 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Portland 48 (Przybilla 11), Sacramento 57 (Dalembert 12). Assists—Portland 25 (Miller 6), Sacramento 22 (Evans 8). Total Fouls— Portland 21, Sacramento 19. Technicals—Cunningham, Portland defensive three second, Casspi, Sacramento defensive three second. A—12,722 (17,317).

Golf Bob Hope Classic Mitsubishi Champ.

Time 2 p.m. 5:30 p.m.

Net Golf Golf

Cable 156, 289 156, 289

Auto Racing NASCAR Sprint Cup

Time Noon

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Cable 150, 227


Cable 143, 235 146 145

Nuggets 112, Thunder 107 D E N V E R — Carmelo Anthony scored 35 points. OKLAHOMA CITY (107) Durant 6-18 10-10 22, Green 5-12 0-0 11, Krstic 4-6 00 8, Westbrook 8-16 12-14 28, Sefolosha 2-5 0-0 5, Ibaka 7-10 2-2 16, Harden 2-5 0-2 4, Collison 3-4 0-0 6, Maynor 3-7 0-1 7. Totals 40-83 24-29 107. DENVER (112) Anthony 12-25 11-14 35, Martin 3-9 1-2 7, Nene 7-8 25 16, Billups 7-11 1-2 16, Afflalo 2-6 2-2 6, Harrington 37 0-0 9, Ely 1-1 0-0 2, Lawson 5-7 1-2 11, Smith 1-6 6-6 8, Forbes 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 42-82 24-33 112. Oklahoma City 24 31 31 21 — 107 Denver 27 28 30 27 — 112 3-Point Goals—Oklahoma City 3-15 (Green 1-3, Maynor 1-3, Sefolosha 1-3, Durant 0-3, Harden 0-3), Denver 4-16 (Harrington 3-5, Billups 1-3, Smith 0-1, Lawson 0-2, Anthony 0-2, Afflalo 0-3). Fouled Out— None. Rebounds—Oklahoma City 53 (Collison, Ibaka 9), Denver 44 (Martin 11). Assists—Oklahoma City 22 (Westbrook 10), Denver 22 (Billups 6). Total Fouls— Oklahoma City 25, Denver 22. A—16,872 (19,155).

LATEST LINE NFL Playoffs Favorite ..............................Points ...........................Underdog Sunday, Jan 23rd Green Bay.........................31⁄2 (43)............................CHICAGO PITTSBURGH.....................31⁄2 (39) ..............................NY Jets NBA Favorite ..............................Points ...........................Underdog 1 CHARLOTTE......................4 ⁄2 (187)....................Philadelphia CHICAGO ...........................31⁄2 (183).................................Dallas PORTLAND........................31⁄2 (195)......................LA Clippers COLLEGE BASKETBALL Favorite ..............................Points ...........................Underdog CENTRAL MICHIGAN.............5...................Northern Illinois

College Basketball Time Florida v. Auburn 6 p.m. South Fla. v. Rutgers 6 p.m. Tenn. Tech v. Aus.-Peay 6 p.m. S. Heart v. M. St. Mary’s 6 p.m. IUPUI v. UMKC 7 p.m. West. Kent. v. S. Ala. 7 p.m. Indiana v. Wisconsin 8 p.m. Va. Tech v. Maryland 8 p.m. Gonzaga v. Santa Clara 8 p.m. Utah Valley v. N. Dakota 8 p.m. Arizona v. Washington 9:30 p.m.

RIDER........................................18.......................................Marist FURMAN ..................................12 ..................................Samford LOYOLA MARYLAND.............14..............................Manhattan 1 TENNESSEE MARTIN...........4 ⁄2......................SE Missouri St AUSTIN PEAY..........................14....................Tennessee Tech MURRAY ST.............................14 .....................Eastern Illinois TENNESSEE ST ......................10.....................Jacksonville St Montana ..................................9 .................................IDAHO ST Northern Arizona...............71⁄2 .....EASTERN WASHINGTON PORTLAND ST.........................2..................................Weber St Northern Colorado .............10 ..................SACRAMENTO ST Home Team in CAPS (C) 2011 TRIBUNE MEDIA SERVICES, INC.

College Hockey Time Miami (Ohio) v. Mich. St. 6:30 p.m. Alaska-Fair. vs. Michigan6:30 p.m. Neb.-Omaha v. N.Dakota7:30 p.m.

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“It’s easy to play defense when you’re not playing.” —Linebacker Brian Urlacher, to the Daily Herald of suburban Chicago, on his Bears dominating time of possession — 37:10 — in Sunday’s playoff win over the Seahawks


1891 — The International YMCA in Springfield, Mass., is the site of the first official basketball game. Peach baskets were used, but it wasn’t until 1905 that someone removed their bottoms. 1966 — Ted Williams is elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame. The longtime Boston Red Sox star was a two time triple crown winner, a two time MVP and the last player to hit over .400 — despite losing five prime years to service in the Marine Corps. 1980 — President Carter announces the U.S. Olympic team will not participate in the Summer Olympics in Moscow to protest the Soviet invasion of Afghanistan the previous month.




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UT snaps Aggies’ streak The Associated Press

No. 10 Texas 81, No. 11 Texas A&M 60 A U S T I N , T E X A S — Jordan Hamilton scored 27 points, and Texas snapped Texas A&M’s 13-game winning streak on Wednesday night. Freshman Tristan Thompson added 18 points for the Longhorns (15-3, 3-0 Big 12) before limping off due to a leg cramp with four minutes left in the first meeting of the rivals this season. Khris Middleton scored 16 points for Texas A&M (16-2, 31), which hasn’t won in Austin since 2002 and never led in this one. The Aggies had not lost since a 67-65 loss to Boston College on Nov. 25. Texas shot 58 percent from the field and the worst free throw shooting team in the Big 12 was 19-of-22 from the line.

William Buford had 15 points and Jared Sullinger added 13 for the Buckeyes, topping the polls for the first time since the final three weeks of the 2006-07 regular season. That season’s team went to the national championship game, losing to defending champion Florida and f inishing with a 35-4 record.

No. 4 Duke 92, N.C. State 78 R A L E I G H , N . C . — Nolan Smith scored 22 points for Duke, which avenged last season’s surprising road loss to the Wolfpack. ● Kyle Singler added 18 Pi-Day River run on tap: The points for the Blue Devils (17Lawrence Trail Hawks will 1, 4-1 Atlantic Coast Conferhost the “Pi-Day River Rotaence), who dominated early tion Half Marathon” on March to lead by 14 at halftime then 19 on the Kansas River trail turned away a second-half system. The race marks Pi comeback to extend their Day, a March 14 holiday held recent dominance in the in honor of the mathematical series. Duke has won 29 of 34 constant 3.1415. The race will meetings with N.C. State (11-7, be held the first Saturday folOklahoma State 96, 1-3) since 1995 and improved lowing Pi Day. The half Iowa State 87, OT to 5-2 against Sidney Lowe’s marathon trail race will begin STILLWATER , O KLA . — Jean- Wolfpack. and end by the Kansas River Paul Olukemi scored 29 Trails trailhead, just off Eighth points, leading four double- No. 6 San Diego St. 68, and Oak streets in North figure scorers for Oklahoma Air Force 55 Lawrence. There will be an aid S A N D I E G O — D.J. Gay State. station offering water, sports Olukemi hit 12 of 12 from scored 20 points, and Billy drink and fruit located at the the foul line, and his three- White had 10 of his 12 during trailhead. Volunteers will serve point play in the final minute a decisive 13-3 run, and San homemade pie at the finish helped the Cowboys force Diego State extended the line. More information is availovertime. country’s longest active winable online at www.lawrenceKeiton Page, who scored 19 ning streak to a points, hit the game-tying record 20 games. ● three-pointer with 23 seconds Winter baseball/softball left. Marshall Moses had 18 No. 14 Purdue 63, practice facility: A Lawrence points and 10 rebounds, while Penn State 62 indoor baseball/softball pracWEST LAFAYETTE , I ND . — Roger Franklin scored 13 for tice facility is available for the Cowboys (14-4, 2-2 Big 12). JaJuan Johnson’s jumper with team rentals requiring a threethree seconds left gave Purmonth commitment from JanuTop 25 Men due the win. ary to March. For information, No. 1 Ohio State 70, Johnson, who finished with e-mail Iowa 48 25 points, was wide open after ● C O L U M B U S , O H I O — David an inbounds pass and calmly DCABA entries open: Lighty scored 18 points, and drained an 18-footer from the Lawrence Parks & Recreation is Ohio State wasn’t tested in its right wing. taking team entries for the first game as No. 1. upcoming 2011 Douglas CounThe Buckeyes (19-0, 6-0 Big No. 16 Notre Dame 66, ty Amateur Baseball AssociaTen) improved to 60-4 when No. 25 Cincinnati 58 tion season. Register at HolSOUTH BEND, IND. — Tyrone ranked first in the Associated com Park Recreation Center or Nash and Ben Hansbrough Press poll. go online at to receive a registration form. Registration deadline is April 1, or the first eight team entries. For information, call 832-7940.

Softball signing : Danielle “Dani” Brown, a catcher from Santa Fe Trail High, signed a national letter of intent to play softball at Sterling College.

Kampschroeder-True honored: Katy KampschroderTrue, a standout volleyball player at Lawrence High, will be inducted into the UMKC Athletics Hall of Fame on Friday. Kampschroder-True was a three-time All-Mid-Con selection and two-time Mid-Con setter of the year and is the school’s record holder in career assists (4,955) and single-season assists (1,435), career matches (130) and sets played (456). ●

Free State softball fundraiser: Free State High softball will holds its annual biscuit and gravy breakfast from 8-11 a.m. on Jan. 29 at the FSHS commons. The $5 tickets will be available at the door, and all proceeds benefit the FSHS softball teams.

LET US KNOW Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We’d like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 843-4512, e-mail to or call 832-7147.

Delaware 54, Northeastern 52 Duquesne 88, La Salle 71 Edinboro 70, Gannon 62 Haverford 74, Swarthmore 52 Hofstra 66, UNC Wilmington 57 Holy Cross 71, Navy 50 Kings, Pa. 84, Misericordia 72 Lebanon Valley 83, Messiah 65 Marshall 75, West Virginia 71 Millersville 73, Cheyney 70 Montclair St. 82, Rutgers-Newark 72 Otterbein 74, Baldwin-Wallace 71 Rhode Island 64, Saint Joseph’s 59 Saint Louis 68, Fordham 55 Shippensburg 74, Bloomsburg 72 Staten Island 68, CCNY 66 Temple 73, Penn 56 Ursinus 67, Muhlenberg 66 Westminster, Pa. 69, Grove City 62 William & Mary 83, Towson 68 Xavier 79, St. Bonaventure 65 York, N.Y. 69, John Jay 49 SOUTH Anderson, S.C. 55, Tusculum 51 Bryan 71, Tenn. Wesleyan 57 Duke 92, N.C. State 78 East Carolina 74, UCF 62 Embry-Riddle 76, St. Thomas, Fla. 53 Erskine 61, Lees-McRae 54 Florida St. 55, Miami 53 Francis Marion 93, Johnson & Wales, N.C. 41 George Mason 71, Drexel 47 Georgia Tech 74, Wake Forest 39 Guilford 81, Emory & Henry 41 Louisiana-Lafayette 94, Centenary 62 Louisville 88, St. John’s 63 Massachusetts 73, Charlotte 54 Memphis 76, Southern Miss. 75 Milligan 90, Union, Ky. 86 Nicholls St. 70, Cent. Arkansas 51 Old Dominion 64, James Madison 58 Randolph-Macon 83, Lynchburg 44 Richmond 68, George Washington 58 SE Louisiana 80, McNeese St. 77 Shepherd 68, Fairmont St. 66 South Carolina 81, Arkansas 74, OT Transylvania 90, Earlham 54 UAB 67, SMU 53 UTSA 63, Northwestern St. 58 Va. Commonwealth 71, Georgia St. 54 Vanderbilt 84, Mississippi 74 Washington, Md. 71, Johns Hopkins 62 Wheeling Jesuit 98, Salem International 76 Wingate 89, Newberry 78 York, Pa. 90, Stevenson 62 MIDWEST Albion 77, Kalamazoo 68 Ball St. 60, E. Michigan 51 Bowling Green 73, Ohio 61 Calvin 73, Alma 64 Carleton 70, Hamline 67 Concordia, Moor. 88, St. Olaf 70 Cornerstone 84, Davenport 76 Creighton 81, Bradley 68 E. Mennonite 85, Bridgewater, Va. 65 Gustavus 85, Bethel, Minn. 72 Hope 70, Adrian 63 Indiana St. 70, Missouri St. 69 Indiana Tech 69, Concordia, Mich. 64 Madonna 69, Aquinas 67 Miami (Ohio) 84, Akron 76 N. Iowa 77, Wichita St. 74 North Central 66, Carthage 63 Northwestern Ohio 75, Marygrove 62 Notre Dame 66, Cincinnati 58 Ohio St. 70, Iowa 48 Olivet 90, Trine 83 Purdue 63, Penn St. 62 Siena Heights 75, Michigan-Dearborn 70 St. Thomas, Minn. 75, Macalester 73 Toledo 73, W. Michigan 60 Webster 57, Westminster, Mo. 48 Wis.-Oshkosh 73, Wis.-La Crosse 62

Wis.-Stevens Pt. 92, Wis.-Eau Claire 37 Wis.-Superior 88, Wis.-Stout 56 Wis.-Whitewater 65, Wis.-Platteville 62 Wittenberg 55, Wabash 54 SOUTHWEST Houston 64, Tulsa 57 Oklahoma St. 96, Iowa St. 87, OT Texas 81, Texas A&M 60 Texas St. 95, Sam Houston St. 91 Texas-Arlington 70, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 49 W. Texas A&M 71, Abilene Christian 54 FAR WEST San Diego St. 68, Air Force 55 UC Irvine 76, CS Bakersfield 73 Utah 82, New Mexico 72

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All Games W L 18 0 15 3 16 2 14 5 16 3 14 4 14 4 12 5 14 5 13 6 9 9 8 11

Kansas Texas Texas A&M Colorado Missouri Nebraska Oklahoma State Baylor Iowa State Kansas State Oklahoma Texas Tech Wednesday’s Games Oklahoma State 96, Iowa State 87, OT No. 10 Texas 81, No. 11 Texas A&M 60 Saturday’s Games Colorado at Oklahoma (Big 12 Network), 12:30 p.m. Kansas State at Texas A&M (ESPN), 1 p.m. Texas at Kansas (CBS), 3 p.m. Oklahoma State at Baylor (Big 12 Network), 3 p.m. Nebraska at Texas Tech (TTSN), 6:30 p.m. Iowa State at Missouri (ESPNU), 8 p.m. Monday, January 24 Baylor at Kansas State (ESPN), 8 p.m.

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EAST Army 64, American U. 50 Bucknell 57, Lafayette 49 Charlotte 64, Rhode Island 50 Columbia 75, St. Francis, NY 65 Lehigh 75, Colgate 57 Massachusetts 77, Saint Louis 53 Navy 53, Holy Cross 39 Penn 45, La Salle 40 Providence 58, Villanova 53 Richmond 72, Duquesne 58 Temple 53, Saint Joseph’s 43 West Virginia 78, Marshall 21 SOUTH Appalachian St. 83, Davidson 66 Ark.-Little Rock 54, Fla. International 45 Coll. of Charleston 40, Georgia Southern 39 Elon 63, UNC-Greensboro 61 Furman 80, Wofford 44 McNeese St. 74, SE Louisiana 50 Middle Tennessee 103, Troy 52 S.C.-Upstate 61, Longwood 57 SIU-Edwardsville 76, Morehead St. 67 Samford 61, Chattanooga 49 Savannah St. 62, Md.-Eastern Shore 52 Tenn.-Martin 92, SE Missouri 62 MIDWEST Baylor 76, Kansas 37 Cent. Michigan 78, Toledo 74 Dayton 80, George Washington 64 E. Michigan 67, W. Michigan 56 Kansas St. 66, Missouri 63 Kent St. 72, Akron 55 N. Illinois 73, Ball St. 62 Xavier 76, St. Bonaventure 56 SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas 91, Nicholls St. 56 Oklahoma 71, Texas Tech 61 Sam Houston St. 82, Texas St. 67 TCU 54, BYU 51 Texas A&M 80, Texas 65 Texas-Arlington 66, Texas A&M-Corpus Christi 63 UTSA 80, Northwestern St. 68 FAR WEST Air Force 61, San Diego St. 58 Cal Poly 57, UC Riverside 48 Cal St.-Fullerton 77, Long Beach St. 65 Denver 65, Arkansas St. 56 San Diego 66, CS Northridge 50 Utah 54, New Mexico 53 Wyoming 70, Seattle 51

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led five scorers in double figures with 13 points each, and CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B injured senior Carleton Scott made a surprise return for offensive rebounds to Baylor, Notre Dame. six courtesy of Griner. With Griner anchored in No. 19 Louisville 88, the paint, Davis — KU’s leadSt. John’s 63 ing scorer and the Big 12 LOUISVILLE , K Y . — Preston leader in field-goal percentKnowles scored 25 points, and age — was never a factor and Kyle Kuric added 20 for f inished with only two Louisville. points. “There’s a lot of post playMarshall 75, ers that average 21 points a No. 21 West Virginia 71 night,” Henrickson said. “But CHARLESTON, W.VA. — Dami- there isn’t a post in America er Pitts tied a career high with that dictates that much on 25 points, and Marshall near- defense and limits what you ly blew a 24-point lead before can run and where you can go holding off West Virginia. with the ball.” Marshall (13-5) broke a In the face of the Baylor’s four-game losing streak to its perimeter defense, led by the cross-state rival. on-ball pressure of Odyessy West Virginia (12-5) could- Sims, no one for KU could n’t dig out of a hole it created muster much. by getting into early foul trouFreshman Keena Mays’ ble and going more than 11 nine points led the Jayhawks, minutes without a field goal who shot a season-low 28.8 spanning both halves. percent and committed 16 turnovers. No. 22 Saint Mary’s 67, KU will look to end its twoSan Diego 56 game skid Sunday when it MORAGA, CALIF. — Rob Jones plays host to No. 14 Oklahoma had 18 points and 13 rebounds at noon. in his first game against his former team, and Saint Mary’s celebrated its first ranking in nearly two years with a victory over San Diego.

FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Destiny Williams 25 6-12 0-0 3-6 0 12 Brittney Griner 31 10-17 2-3 6-15 0 22 Odyssey Sims 34 8-11 3-3 0-2 1 21 Kimetria Hayden 14 2-4 0-0 0-4 3 5 Melissa Jones 32 2-4 0-0 4-9 2 4 Brooklyn Pope 13 4-7 1-3 3-8 1 9 Jordan Madden 11 1-2 1-2 0-2 0 3 Terran Condrey 10 0-0 0-2 0-0 1 0 Ashley Field 7 0-2 0-0 2-3 0 0 Lindsay Palmer 7 0-3 0-0 0-0 0 0 W. Zachariason 6 0-3 0-0 0-1 0 0 M. Robertson 5 0-3 0-0 1-1 0 0 Mariah Chandler 5 0-1 0-0 1-2 2 0 team 1-2 Totals 33-69 7-13 21-55 10 76 Three-point goals: 3-13 (Sims 2-5, Hayden 11, Zachariason 0-1, Field 0-1, Palmer 0-1, Jones 0-2, Robertson 0-2). Assists: 14 (Jones 5, Madden 3, Sims 2, Hayden 2, Williams, Griner). Turnovers: 12 (Griner 4, Sims 2, Jones 2, Hayden, Palmer, Pope, Chandler). Blocked shots: 8 (Griner 5, Williams, Madden, Pope). Steals: 7 (Sims 2, Jones 2, Pope 2, Williams). KANSAS (37)



FG m-a 1-5 1-6 3-7 0-2 2-6 4-11 1-5 2-4 0-4 1-2 0-0

FT m-a 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 1-2 0-0 0-0 2-2 0-0 0-0

REB PF TP o-t Aishah Sutherland 17 0-2 4 2 Carolyn Davis 29 1-5 2 2 Monica Engelman 18 0-1 1 7 Diara Moore 19 0-0 3 0 Angel Goodrich 29 0-2 1 5 Keena Mays 26 0-1 2 9 Tania Jackson 23 1-3 0 2 Marisha Brown 20 1-1 1 6 Krysten Boogaard 11 0-1 1 2 CeCe Harper 5 0-1 0 2 Brooke Jelniker 3 0-2 0 0 team 2-6 Totals 15-52 4-6 5-25 15 37 Three-point goals: 3-14 (Brown 2-4, Goodrich 1-3, Harper 0-1, Mays 0-2, Jackson 0-4) Assists: 6 (Goodrich 2, Engelman, Mays, Brown, Jackson). Turnovers: 16 (Engelman 4, Davis 3, Goodrich 3, Sutherland 2, Jackson 2, Boogaard, Harper). Blocked shots: 6 (Davis 3, Sutherland, Engelman, Jackson). Steals: 5 (Sutherland, Engelman, Moore, Boogaard, Brown). Baylor.........................................40 36 — 76 Kansas .......................................14 23 — 37 Officials: Jesse Dickerson, Brenda Pantoja, Doug Knight. Attendance: 1,486.

Selby fired up for Bears

Big 12 women No. 6 Texas A&M 80, Texas 65 COLLEGE STATION , T EXAS — Danielle Adams had a careerhigh 34 points and 12 rebounds as Texas A&M rallied for its 10th straight victory. No. 14 Oklahoma 71, Texas Tech 61 N O R M A N , O K L A . — Aaryn Ellenberg scored 24 points and hit four three-pointers to lead a second-half charge by Oklahoma to remain tied for first place in the Big 12. Danielle Robinson added 16 points and Whitney Hand scored 14 for Oklahoma (14-3, 4-0 Big 12).


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twins, it makes it easier for all our guards.” points off 39.8-percent shootThe Jayhawks will meet ing with 27 assists against 29 Texas at 3 p.m. Saturday in turnovers. He has made 19 of Allen Fieldhouse. ● 45 threes for 42.2 percent. Recruiting: Four top high In three Big 12 games, he has averaged 9.7 points a game school juniors will be attending off 40.7-percent shooting, the KU-K-State game on Jan. 29 making four of 13 threes for as part of unofficial recruiting visits, reports. 30.8 percent. They are: No. 13-rated Kaleb Selby said he has benefited from playing on the same Tarczewski, 7-0, 220 from St. team as KU’s two leading Mark’s High in Southborough, scorers, Marcus and Markieff Mass.; No. 19 Perry Ellis, 6-8, Morris, who average 17.2 and 220 from Wichita Heights; No. 38 Nino Jackson, 6-2, 175, from 13.2 ppg. “They can’t just focus on Ardmore (Okla.) High; and No. me. They have to focus on 98 Zach Peters, 6-9, 235 from everybody on the team,” Prestonwood Christian AcadSelby said of opposing defens- emy in Plano, Texas. Peters has es. “When we go through the orally committed to KU. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

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All Games W L 17 1 16 1 14 3 16 2 12 5 13 4 11 6 14 4 9 9 13 4 10 7 11 7

Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Texas Tech Kansas State Iowa State Nebraska Kansas Missouri Oklahoma State Colorado Texas Wednesday’s Games Texas A&M 80, Texas 65 Kansas State 66, Missouri 63 Oklahoma 71, Texas Tech 61 Baylor 76, Kansas 37 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

BASEBALL American League CHICAGO WHITE SOX—Agreed to terms with RHP Brian Bruney, RHP Jeff Gray, RHP Josh Kinney, RHP Shane Lindsay, RHP Miguel Socolovich, C Donny Lucy, C Jared Price and INF Dallas McPherson on minor-league contracts. MINNESOTA TWINS—Agreed to terms with RHP Carl Pavano on a two-year contract. OAKLAND ATHLETICS—Agreed to terms with LHP Brian Fuentes on a two-year contract. National League SAN DIEGO PADRES—Agreed to terms with RHP Chad Qualls on a one-year contract and C Gregg Zaun on a minor league contract. SAN FRANCISCO GIANTS—Agreed to terms with RHP Santiago Casilla on a one-year contract. WASHINGTON NATIONALS—Acquired LHP Tom Gorzelanny from the Chicago Cubs for OF Michael Burgess, RHP A.J. Morris and LHP Graham Hicks. Agreed to terms with INF-OF Jerry Hairston Jr. on a one-year contract. Released RHP J.D. Martin. FOOTBALL National Football League CAROLINA PANTHERS—Named Sean McDermott defensive coordinator. CLEVELAND BROWNS—Signed LB Austin English and WR Rod Windsor. DALLAS COWBOYS—Named Rob Ryan defensive coordinator. MIAMI DOLPHINS—Named Brian Daboll offensive coordinator. MINNESOTA VIKINGS—Named Mike Singletary special assistant to the head coach/linebackers coach, Bill Musgrave offensive coordinator, Mike Priefer special teams coordinator and Fred Pagac defensive coordinator. NEW ENGLAND PATRIOTS—Signed OL Thomas Austin and T Steve Maneri to future contracts. PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Named Jim Washburn defensive line coach. SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS—Named Ed Donatell secondary coach, Geep Chryst quarterbacks coach and Jim Leavitt linebackers coach. ST. LOUIS RAMS—Announced the retirement of quarterbacks coach Dick Curl. COLLEGE ALCORN STATE—Named Melvin Spears football coach. HOWARD—Named Gary Harrell football coach. FURMAN—Named Des Kitchings offensive coordinator. JUNIATA—Named Heather Pavlik women’s volleyball coach. LA SALLE—Rescinded the transfer of sophomore F Christian Standhardinger from Nebraska. MISSISSIPPI—Named Gunter Brewer passing game coordinator and receivers coach. RADFORD—Named Katia Sabate women’s assistant tennis coach. TEXAS A&M—Named Andy Sawyers associate head baseball coach. UNLV—Suspended S Mike Clausen and WR Michael Johnson indefinitely for breaking team rules.

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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

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Golf Course Management magazine, the flagship publication of the Golf Course Superintendents Association of America (GCSAA), is seeking an associate editor. GCM is a monthly, 4-color magazine aimed at those who manage golf courses. The associate editor assists in writing, editing and proofing the magazine, with a heavy emphasis on copy editing as well as soliciting articles. Bachelor’s degree in Journalism (or related field) or equivalent experience and a minimum of two years professional experience is required. Knowledge of magazine production and social media experience is preferred. Familiarity with golf and/ or the golf course industry is a plus. Ideal candidate will have excellent written and verbal communications skills with high attention to detail. Please submit cover letter, resume and salary requirements by Jan. 26th to: GCSAA Attn: Human Resources-AE 1421 Research Park Drive Lawrence, KS 66049-3859 Fax: (785) 832-3657 Email:

Make a Meaningful Difference! 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? 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! Med-Aide-F/T-6A-2P Nurse-Weekends, 2P-10P Apply in Person: Tonganoxie Nursing & Rehab, 1010 East St #940 Tonganoxie, 66086 Email:


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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. 2835 SE California Ave. 2940 SW Wanamaker Rd. #108 or email your resume to: Immediate Opening for assistant kitchen manager. Must have breakfast line experience. Contact David at 785-312-0607 with inquiries.

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

WEB PRODUCER (part-time)

The Lawrence JournalWorld is seeking a parttime Web Producer to work with reporters, editors, photographers and contributors to create and update multimedia content for company websites and social media platforms. Ideal candidates will have a bachelors in journalism or related degree; at least one year of newsroom, print or on-line publication copy editing experience; experience using Adobe Suite, HTML and content management systems; possess sound news judgment; strong design skills, strong attention to detail and organizational skills; and ability to work under pressure in a deadline-driven environment. Must be available to work afternoons between Noon and 6 p.m To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: hrapplications@ Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Part-Time Basehor Community Library is accepting applications for the position of Early Literacy Librarian. This part-time position is responsible for planning, coordinating, and delivering early literacy programs and services for ages birth to five. Scheduled hours of 20-30 hours per week include some evenings and weekends. Complete job description and application can be found at 913-724-2828. EOE

HOME DELIVERY SPECIALIST Lawrence Journal-World is seeking a part-time Home Delivery Specialist to support our circulation team. Specialist is responsible for delivery of newspaper routes, independent contractor orientation and redelivery of newspapers to subscribers. Candidate must be available to work between the hours of 2:00 - 8:00 a.m. Ideal candidate must: have strong communication and organizational skills; be a team player; demonstrate a commitment to the company; have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and the ability to lift 50 lbs. We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: EOE

ONLINE MEDIA SALES ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE The World Company Account Executives are responsible for selling and maintaining online advertising for:,, and other company websites and digital products. Our online sales team will sell clients a platform of digital products including online advertising, web banners, and event marketing sponsorships. The Account Executives are accountable for meeting or exceeding sales goals, prospecting new clients and making initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. They are responsible for developing and building relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list. Successful candidates will have solid experience in online media sales; minimum two years experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; excellent verbal and written communication skills; networking, time management and interpersonal skills; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with current auto insurance, and a clean driving record. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off and more! To apply submit a cover letter and resume to

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Director of Corporate Sales and Business Development

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 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.

Foster Care Program Supervisor Community-based agency seeks candidates for Foster Care Program Supervisor. The Foster Care Program Supervisor is responsible for foster care services, including supervisory authority over the program staff members. Candidates must have a Master’s Degree in social work or a related area of human services from an accredited college or university. Must also be licensed by the BSRB in a field related to child welfare practice and have two years experience in child placement services. Must have a valid driver’s license and be able to pass background checks. Experience in program management and knowledge of KDHE Foster Care and CPA regulations desirable. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits available. If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. Inquiries to (785) 843-2085. Positions will be open until filled. EOE


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VICE PRESIDENT OF SALES Mediaphormedia is seeking a Vice President of Sales to oversee all aspects of sales and business development for the company. Mediaphormedia is a forward-thinking software and online services firm based in Lawrence, Kansas, and is widely considered one of the top vendors serving the news and media industries with clients across North America using their content management and local business search platforms. We are widely regarded as being one of the most innovative organizations in media, employing some of the brightest talent focused on media futures. The focus of this position is to maintain and grow our core business; drive new opportunities; ensure effective customer relations; manage and develop the sales team; and conduct analysis and develop strategy to grow and market Mediaphormedia. Position will work with sales for Ellington CMS and Marketplace ( Ideal candidate will have: • A bachelor’s degree with five years of experience in sales in a comparable industry • Two years management - leadership experience • Experience in training, staff management, strategic planning, working with marketing campaigns and revenue analysis • Experience working with media, advanced online operations, and deep experience working with the Internet • Outstanding consultative selling abilities and excellent interpersonal skills with executive level customers and partners • Experience with sales methodology and sales funnel management • Strong communication skills, including presentation and negotiation skills • Proficient in desktop and online software necessary to accomplish goals We offer an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to


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Residential Program Supervisor Community-based agency seeks applicants for Residential Program Supervisor for Emergency Shelter and Youth Residential Center II Programs. Candidates must have a Bachelor’s Degree in a helping profession, experience working with adolescents, a valid driver’s license, and be able to pass background checks. Experience in program management, knowledge of KDHE regulations, and knowledge of SRS/JJA standards is beneficial. Salary commensurate with experience. Benefits available. If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director, P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. Inquiries to (785) 843-2085. Positions will be open until filled. EOE

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opener, quiet st. $625/mo. 1BR, carport, refrigerator & Avail. now. 785-218-1413 stove. Nice and efficient. In 2BR in W. Lawrence. Has 1 North Lawrence. $525/mo. bath, new flooring, W/D Avail. now. 785-841-1284 hookup, porch, 1 car garNorth Lawrence House age. Avail. now. Small pet 4BR, 505 N. 2nd. 1 car garok. $585/mo. 785-841-0463 age, on large lot. $850/mo. 3BR, 1½ bath, DW, W/D Avail. now. 785-550-8499 hookup, FP, avail. at 2832 Iowa. $625/mo. No pets. 2, 3, 4BR Lawrence homes 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 available for August. Pets ok. Section 8 ok. Call 1BR, 1 bath, 916 W. 4th St., 816-729-7513 for details Lawrence Wood floors, W/D hookup, AC. $500 per Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes month. Call 785-842-7644 for Aug. Walk-in closets, FP, W/D hookup, 2 car. 1 3BR, 2 bath, 624 Missouri. Very nice! CA, DW, W/D. pet okay. 785-842-3280 New paint/carpet. Reduced to $750/mo. ½ Month FREE 2 & 3BR Homes available. rent. Call 785-842-7644 $800/month and up. Some are downtown Lawrence. Townhomes Call 785-550-7777 (corrected)



2BR, 2445 Ousdahl. 1 bath, W/D hookup, CA, nice back 1BR farm house, near LawIncome guidelines apply yard, 1 car. Avail. now. No rence. Stove, refrig., W/D 1 & 2 BRs - start at low pets. $500/mo. 913-940-0335 hookups, NO PETS! $560/ cost of $564. 785-542-1755 2BR, AC, DW, W/D hookup, mo. +deposit. 785-842-3626 sm. yard, 1 car garage w/ Leave name & phone #

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2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. $550-$750. $100/person deposit + ½ Mo. FREE rent 785-842-7644 Available now - 3 Bedroom town home close to 3BR, 1½ bath, 2301 Ranch campus. For more info, Way. Reduced from $820 to please call: 785-841-4785 1 & 2 BR Apts. $750/mo. Offer ends Feb. Fitness center, computer 15th, 2011. Call 785-842-7644 lab, free tanning, W/D, 2763 Grand Circle - Spawalk-in closets, storage. Studios and cious 3BR, 2½ bath town Garages available 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms home near shopping & 5555 W. 6th St., Lawrence 785-843-4300 Holcomb Park. $925/mo. Open Daily (785) 749-7777 785-749-6084 3BR - 1000 Alma, avail. now. 2 Story, 2 bath, DW, micro1 & 2BRs, on KU Bus Route wave, W/D hookup, CA, 2 AVAILABLE NOW All Utilities Paid! car garage, 1 pet ok. $815/ 3BR, 2 bath, major appls., Oaks Apts. 785-830-0888 mo. Call 785-841-5797 FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505


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couching criticism in small, underhanded comments, and she knows how to push everyone’s buttons. The problem is, Mom has asked us to take her on a cruise or road trip, and we all know we will be nuts before the first day is done. Is there a way to tell her that while we love her, we don’t want to travel with her? — Avoiding Travel Brochures

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ents are in the habit of bossing their kids around, and although you are grown and capable of making your own decisions, Mom’s behavior toward you is ingrained. She may not realize how it prevents you from enjoying her company. If you don’t tell her when she does annoying things, she won’t have the opportunity to change. But tell her nicely. With love. And humor, if you can manage it.

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

Dear No Name: Tom may not be an alcoholic, but he certainly has a drinking problem. He has difficulty controlling his liquor intake with these friends, even though he knows it is destroying his health and could wreck his marriage. AlAnon is an organization dedicated to helping friends and family of those who have problems with alcohol. Please give them a try at 1-888-4-ALANON (1-888-425-2666) ( They will have suggestions for you.

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Dear Annie: Our mother is an awesome person, and we enjoy spending time with her, but it has to be limited. She has to direct everything, and it has to be done her way or not at all. She is very good at

3 ’Couples’ trying to find a laugh

The best that can be said about the ensemble comedy “Perfect Couples” (7:30 p.m., NBC) is that it tries a tad too hard not to try too hard. A tale of three pairs with varying styles and no sense of privacy, “Couples” stars Kyle Bornheimer and Christine Woods as Dave and Julia. They’re the “Jim and Pam” of the series, the relatively normal duo with whom the audience can best relate. Julia’s brother Rex (Hayes MacArthur) has given up his frat-boy ways to follow his exacting wife Leigh’s (Olivia Munn) exacting advice. She’s an amateur relationship guru, given to demanding that people (mostly Dave and Julia) share exotic and expensive weekends working out their problems. Vance (Dave Walton) is Dave’s best friend and an incorrigibly needy “dude.” He drives the excitable Amy (Mary Elizabeth Ellis) crazy, and they frequently fight and often make up with volcanic bouts of inappropriate public intimacy. The problem with “Couples” is that Dave and Julia do too good a job of being nice and normal and uncomplicated and none of the others are funny enough to be interesting, or weird enough to make Dave and Julia seem interesting. There are some mildly amusing moments here. But like the characters, hardly memorable. ● What do you call a show about a beautiful mediator? “The Mediator”? That would be too easy. Sarah Shahi stars as Kate Reed in “Fairly Legal” (9 p.m., USA). Kate hates lawyers so much she quit being one and became a mediator, someone who facilitates agreements without all of the legal technicalities. She’s so good at her job, we see her mediate between a yuppie coffee-shop owner and an angry armed robber! And it’s a win-win resolution! She’s a frisky free spirit who lives on a houseboat somewhere in San Francisco and is on easy-breezy terms with her exhusband Justin (Michael Trucco), a district attorney. She’s on more prickly terms with her late father’s widow Lauren (Virginia Williams), the size-zero head of his old law firm. She’s on even stranger terms with her late father, seen here as an urn that Kate turns to for comfort, advice and someone to talk to. Much like “Royal Pains” (8 p.m., USA) returning with original episodes tonight, “Fairly” features pretty people in a pretty locale practicing their prestigious profession (medicine/law) while at the same time rebelling from the constraints of their field. It’s a rather well-worn formula for USA.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Auditions continue on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox). ● Death by electric chair on “CSI” (8 p.m., CBS). ● Michael anticipates Holly’s decision on “The Office” (8 p.m., NBC). ● Handbags and homicide on “Bones” (8 p.m., Fox). ● Leslie appeals to an auditor (Rob Lowe) on “Parks & Recreation” (8:30 p.m., NBC). ● Jane gets competitive on “The Mentalist” (9 p.m., CBS). ● Budget cuts loom on “30 Rock” (9 p.m., NBC). ● Todd wants an office talent show on “Outsourced” (9:30 p.m., NBC).

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Thursday, Jan. 20: This year you evolve in a new direction. Often you let others dominate the social scene. That type of interaction simply is not that important to you, though you could feel otherwise next year. If single, it is likely because of a friendship that a love relationship develops. If you are attached, the two of you gain through focusing on a long-term goal. Leo likes people as much as you do! The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ You are juggling others' very different responses to the same event or act. Friends tend to gather on one side, while a loved one seems quite contrary. Tonight: Kick up your heels. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★ Your perspective seems to conflict with an authority figure's request. Do not mix your personal life with your professional life. Tonight: Your favorite place. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ Seek out more opinions and different perspectives to an issue. Be ready to discover

that you might not have all the facts. Tonight: Hang out with your pals. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Curb a tendency to be possessive. This trait reveals your insecurity. Work on building a stronger sense of wellbeing. Tonight: Your treat. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ You understand others' opposition on a project, yet you are still smiling. Handle their attitude by not taking any statements personally. Tonight: A loved one might act like a bee with honey. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★ Play it low-key. A personal matter or an issue regarding property will be more easily resolved than a snafu at work. Focus where success lies. Your instincts guide you financially. Tonight: Get some extra R and R. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Others prove to be instrumental. You might smile at hearing key information. Ask yourself if you are vested in a certain outcome. Tonight: Just don't isolate yourself. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Be willing to take a stand or assume responsibility. How you manage to bring a project

ACROSS 1 Fashion figure 6 “___ after my own heart” 10 About 1/28 of an ounce 14 On the double, poetically 15 ___ fide (authentic) 16 Far from everyday 17 War whoops 18 Some catcalls from the stands 19 Start of a bedtime story “Freeze!” 20 23 Rocky hill 24 Rabbit’s or event to conclusion is features your call. The end results 25 Appropriate 28 Abnormal prove to be most worthchest sound while. Tonight: Count on a 31 Former late night. Albanian Sagittarius (Nov. 22coin Dec. 21) ★★★★★ Keep 35 Tennessee state bloom reaching out for more 37 Pack down information. You gain a better grasp on a hot issue. 39 Offer lessons Be careful making a finan- 40 “Freeze!” cial decision. Tonight: Let 43 Act as a master of your imagination choose. ceremonies Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 44 Part of a 19) ★★★★ Someone Cartesian makes a request that feels declaration difficult to fulfill. What you 45 Door do with your decision position reflects your self-concept. 46 Interchange Goodyears Tonight: Use care with a 48 Wild man new person. of the

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Others continue to test your boundaries. You do need to get into a flurry, but do notice if anything is unusually difficult. Tonight: Out and about. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★ All work and no play can be a problem, as you discover early on. Why push yourself so hard? Remember, life is for living. Join in a conversation over lunch. Tonight: Get errands done.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Country singer Slim Whitman is 87. Comedian Arte Johnson is 82. Former astronaut Buzz Aldrin is 81. Olympic gold medal figure skater Carol Heiss is 71. Singer Eric Stewart is 66. Movie director David Lynch is 65. Country-rock musiham cian George Granth

(Poco) is 64. Actor Daniel Benzali is 61. Rock musician Paul Stanley (KISS) is 59. Rock musician Ian Hill (Judas Priest) is 59. Comedian Bill Maher is 55. Actor Lorenzo Lamas is 53. Actor James Denton is 48. Rock musician Greg K. (The Offspring) is 46. Country

singer John Michael Montgomery is 46. Sophie, Countess of Wessex, is 46. Actor Rainn Wilson (“The Office) is 45. Actress Stacey Dash is 44. TV personality Melissa Rivers is 43. Singer Xavier is 43. Actor Reno Wilsson is 42. Singer Edwin McCain is 41.

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12 Rainbow curves 13 Become acquainted 21 Poetic Muse 22 Verdi baritone aria 25 Support person 26 Type of ad 27 Touch of color 29 Cleanse with soap and water 30 Nail-file material 32 Some dash gauges 33 Without ___ (totally lost) 34 Bonnie Blue Butler’s daddy 36 Stabilizing 38 Calendar unit 41 It may be fed next to a car

42 Church composition 47 Displaced person 49 Doctor’s directive 52 Impolite inspector 54 Old Scratch 55 Evidence of admission 56 Cantina appetizer 57 Nerve impulse transmitter 58 Estate recipient 59 The two in a twenty 60 “___ ‘em and weep!” 61 Fish-eating raptor 65 ___ Heel State (North Carolina)


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Dear Annie: My husband has several friends he’s known for years. All of them are heavy drinkers. “Tom” is not a big drinker, but when he is with these friends, he gets sloppy drunk. We are in our 60s, and for medical reasons, Tom should not be drinking at all. Worse, he drives home after these binges. It often happens around sporting events. His friends will get him tickets, and although we discuss the drinking ahead of time, it doesn’t help. When I call his cell phone and get no response, I know he’s getting drunk. I pace the floor until he arrives home safely. This behavior is taking a toll on me and our relationship. Tom knows how dangerous the drinking is, but his male ego and his friends are apparently more important than his health or anything else. These guys know Tom has medical problems, but they don’t care. Tom is not an alcoholic. He rarely drinks at home and has no difficulty leaving booze in the refrigerator for months. I have nothing against him having a beer, but drinking and driving or drinking heavily with all the medications he’s on worries me to death. Last night he came home smashed after attending a basketball game, and it was the last straw. I told him I don’t want him attending any more

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EMILEE SHANKS, UNKNOWN FATHER OF MCKENZIE MARIE LACY, AND ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED that a Petition has been filed in the above-named Court praying for an Order and Decree of said Court that the Petitioners be permitted and authorized to adopt McKenzie Marie Lacy as their own child; that an order and Decree of Adoption of the said child by the Petitioners be made and entered by said Court; for an order terminating the parental rights of the natural mother and the natural father of said child; that the name of the child upon adoption by these Petitioners be changed; and that they have all other proper relief. If you claim an interest in this child, you are hereby required to file your written defenses thereto on or before the 18th day of February, 2010, at 9:30 o’clock a.m., of said day, in said Court, at the Douglas County Courthouse in the City of Lawrence, Kansas, at which time and place said cause will be heard. Should you fail thereof, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said Petition.

manner previously pro- the Company relating to vided in Ordinance No. 703 this franchise and the same and amendments thereto. shall supercede and cancel any prior understandings, SECTION 3. All mains, ser- agreements, or represenvices, and pipe which shall tations regarding the subbe laid or installed under ject matter hereof, or inthis grant shall be so lo- volved in negotiations percated and laid as not to ob- taining thereto, whether struct or interfere with any oral or written, shall be water pipes, drains, binding upon the parties, sewers, or other structures including their successors already installed. and assigns, and shall not be amended or further obliSECTION 4. Company shall, gations imposed without in doing the work in con- mutual consent of the parnection with its said gas ties hereto. mains, pipes, and services, avoid, so far as may be SECTION 9. Notwithstandpracticable, interfering ing anything to the conwith the use of any street, trary in this Ordinance, the alley, avenue, or other pub- fees provided for in Section lic thoroughfare. It shall, 2 above shall not become without expense to the effective within any area City, and in a manner satis- annexed by the City until factory to the duly author- the first of the month billized representatives of the ing cycle which begins no City, replace such paving or more than 60 days after the surface in substantially as date that the City provides good condition as before the Company with a certisaid work was commenced. fied map of the annexation ordinance, proof of publicaSECTION 5. It is recognized tion as required by law and that the natural gas to be a map of the City detailing delivered hereunder is to the annexed area. be supplied from a pipeline system transporting natu- SECTION 10. The franchise ral gas from distant is granted pursuant to the sources of supply; and the provisions of K.S.A. 12-2001 Company, by its accept- and amendments thereto. ance of this franchise as hereinafter provided, does SECTION 11. Any and all orobligate itself to furnish dinances or parts of ordinatural gas in such quan- nances in conflict with the tity and for such length of terms hereof are hereby retime, limited by the terms pealed or considered as hereof, as the said sources having no effect as of the and said pipelines are rea- first cycle of the monthly sonably capable of supply- billing cycle which begins ing. in March 2011.

Rebecca Auriemma, #19976 105 West Kansas Ave., Suite A Liberty, MO 64068 816-781-4411 816-781-4463 (fax) Public Notices Attorney for Petitioners (First published in the Law_______ rence Daily Journal-World January 13, 2011) (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF January 6, 2011) DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Wells Fargo Bank, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS National Association Plaintiff, US Bank National Associavs. tion, as trustee on behalf of Steven Meyer AKA New Century Alternative Steven D. Meyer, et al., Mortgage Loan Trust Defendants. 2006-ALT2 Plaintiff, Case No. 10CV0532 vs. Division 2 Marsha L Stevens AKA Marshal L Stevens, et al., K.S.A. 60 Defendants. Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Case No. 10CV352 Involved) Division 2 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 10CV0532, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 02/10/2011, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas, the following described real estate located in the County of Douglas, State of Kansas, to wit:

K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure (Title to Real Estate Involved) NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said Court Numbered 10CV352, wherein the parties above named were respectively plaintiff and defendant, and to me, the undersigned Sheriff of said County, directed, I will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at 10:00 AM, on 2/3/2011, the Jury Assembly Room of the District Court located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas, the following deLOT 1, BLOCK 5, SHADOW scribed real estate located RIDGE AMENDED, A SUBDI- in the County of Douglas, VISION IN THE CITY OF EU- State of Kansas, to wit: DORA, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. LOT 13-A, IN PIN OAK NUMBER 2, AN ADDITION TO THE SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGCOUNTY, KANSAS LAS COUNTY, KANSAS, AS SHOWN BY THE RECORDED Respectfully Submitted, PLAT THEREOF. By: Shawn Scharenborg, SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS # 24542 COUNTY, KANSAS Sara Knittel, # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, # 17851 Respectfully Submitted, Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. By: (St. Louis Office) Shawn Scharenborg, 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 # 24542 St. Louis, MO 63141 Sara Knittel, # 23624 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Kelli N. Breer, # 17851 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. Email: (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 Attorney for Plaintiff St. Louis, MO 63141 ________ Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 (First published in the Law- Email: rence Daily Journal-World Attorney for Plaintiff January 6, 2011) ________ IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World JanuWells Fargo Bank, ary 20, 2011) National Association Plaintiff, ORDINANCE NO. 803 vs. Rebecca J Wisdom AN ORDINANCE, granting to AKA Becky J Wisdom, et al., Kansas Gas Service, a DiviDefendants. sion of ONEOK, Inc., its successors and assigns, a natCase No. 10CV612 ural gas franchise, preDivision 2 scribing the terms thereof K.S.A. 60 and relating thereto, and Mortgage Foreclosure repealing all ordinances or (Title to Real Estate parts of ordinances inconInvolved) sistent with or in conflict with the terms hereof. NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE BE IT ORDAINED BY THE Under and by virtue of an GOVERNING BODY OF THE Order of Sale issued by the CITY OF LECOMPTON, KANClerk of the District Court SAS: in and for the said County of Douglas, State of Kansas, SECTION 1. That in considin a certain cause in said eration of the benefits to be Court Numbered 10CV612, derived by the City of wherein the parties above Lecompton, Kansas, named were respectively (“City”), and its inhabitplaintiff and defendant, and ants, there is hereby to me, the undersigned granted to Kansas Gas Sheriff of said County, di- Service, a Division of rected, I will offer for sale ONEOK, Inc. (“Company”), at public auction and sell to said Company operating a the highest bidder for cash system for the transmisin hand at 10:00 AM, on sion and distribution of 2/3/2011, the Jury Assembly natural gas in the State of Room of the District Court Kansas, the right, privilege, located in the lower level of and authority for a period the Judicial and Law En- of twenty (20) years from forcement Center building, the effective date of this 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Ordinance, to occupy and Kansas, the following de- use the several streets, avscribed real estate located enues, alleys, bridges, in the County of Douglas, parks, parking areas, and State of Kansas, to wit: public places of said City, for the placing and mainLOT FOUR B (4B), BLOCK taining of equipment and ONE (1), AS SHOWN BY property necessary to PLAT OF SURVEY FOR LOT carry on the business of FOUR (4), BLOCK ONE (1), selling and distributing natWAKARUSA VIEW ESTATES ural gas for all purposes to NO. 3, FILED IN BOOK 670, the City, and its inhabitPAGE 1517, IN THE OFFICE ants, and through said City OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS and beyond the limits OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- thereof; to obtain said natSAS ural gas from any source available; and to do all SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS things necessary or proper COUNTY, KANSAS to carry on said business. Respectfully Submitted, By: Shawn Scharenborg, # 24542 Sara Knittel, # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, # 17851 Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 St. Louis, MO 63141 Phone: (314) 991-0255 Fax: (314) 567-8006 Email:

Attorney for Plaintiff ________

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal World January 6, 2011) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Application to adopt McKenzie Marie Lacy A minor child Case No. 2010AD26 (Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59) NOTICE OF ADOPTION HEARING TO TERMINATE PARENTAL RIGHTS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO

SECTION 2. As further consideration for the granting of this franchise, and in lieu of any city occupation, license, or permit fees, or revenue taxes, the Company shall pay to the City during the term of this franchise five percent (5%) of its gross cash receipts from the sale of natural gas to all consumers within the corporate limits of the City, such payments to be made monthly for the preceding monthly period. Gross cash receipts shall not include revenues from certain miscellaneous charges and accounts including, but not limited to, connection fees, disconnection and reconnection fees, temporary service charges, delayed or late payment charges, collection fees, and returned check charges as such terms are used in tariffs or in the natural gas industry. Payments of the compensation above shall commence with the first cycle of the monthly billing cycle which begins in March 2011. Prior to that date, payments shall continue to be calculated and be paid in the

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SECTION 6. Company, its successors and assigns, in the construction, maintenance, and operation of its natural gas system, shall use all reasonable and proper precaution to avoid damage or injury to persons and property, and shall hold and save harmless the City from any and all damage, injury, and expense caused by the negligence of said Company, its successors and assigns, or its or their agents or servants. SECTION 7. This franchise Ordinance shall take effect and be in force from and after its passage, approval by the City, acceptance by the Company, and publication in the official City newspaper. Company shall have sixty (60) days after the final passage and approval of this franchise Ordinance to file with the City Clerk its acceptance in writing of the provisions, terms and conditions of this franchise Ordinance and when so accepted, this Ordinance and acceptance shall constitute a contract between the City and Company and said contract shall be deemed effective on the date Company files acceptance with the City.

Public Notices vs. James M McCrory, et al. Defendants. Case No. 2010CV590 Court No. 6 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand in The Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of the Courthouse, Douglas County, Kansas, on January 27, 2011, at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate: CONDOMINIUM UNIT 6, IN BUILDING D, AS SHOWN BY THE CONDOMINIUM SURVEY FOR COLORADO POINTE VILLAS, RECORDED IN CONDOMINIUM BOOK C-16 AT PAGE 202 IN THE RECORDS OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS; TOGETHER WITH A PERCENTAGE OF THE COMMON ELEMENT APPURTENANT TO SAID CONDOMINIUM UNIT AS SET FORTH IN THE CONDOMINIUM DECLARATION OF COVENANTS, CONDITIONS AND RESTRICTIONS RECORDED IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGISTER OF DEEDS OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS IN BOOK 1001 AT PAGE 1467. Tax ID No. U05983-30, Commonly known as 507 Colorado St 6, Lawrence, KS 66044 (“the Property”) MS#117514

SECTION 12. Should the Kansas Corporation Commission take any action with respect to this franchise Ordinance and any amendment thereto which precludes Company from recovering from its customers any costs or fees provided for hereunder, the parties hereto shall renegotiate this franchise Ordinance in accordance with to satisfy the judgment in the Commission’s ruling. the above entitled case. The sale is to be made PASSED AND APPROVED without appraisement and this 17th day of January, subject to the redemption 2011. period as provided by law, and further subject to the /s/ Roy Paslay approval of the Court. Roy Paslay MAYOR Douglas County Sheriff (SEAL)

MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 Kristin Fisk Worster, #21922 Chad R. Doornink, #23536 (First published in the Law- Aaron M. Schuckman, rence Daily Journal-World #22251 January 6, 2011) 11460 Tomahawk Creek Millsap & Singer, LLC Parkway, Suite 300 11460 Tomahawk Creek Leawood, KS 66211 Parkway, Suite 300 (913) 339-9132 Leawood, KS 66211 (913) 339-9045 (fax) (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF ATTEST: /s/ Sandra K. Nichols Sandra K. Nichols City Clerk _______

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF SECTION 8. This franchise DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Ordinance, when accepted as above provided, shall CitiMortgage, Inc. constitute the entire agreePlaintiff, ment between the City and


Public Notices USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 20, 2011) Proposed Construction of Cell Tower Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas Alcatel-Lucent USA, LLC. (ALU) on behalf of Sprint Nextel Corporation (Sprint) proposes to construct a new 150-foot monopole at 23206 West 55th Street in Shawnee, Johnson County, Kansas (Project #17208). In accordance with the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, as amended and the 2005 Nationwide Programmatic Agreement for Review Under the National Preservation Act; Final Rule, Sprint is hereby notifying the public of the proposed undertaking and soliciting comments on Historic Properties which may be affected by the proposed undertaking. If you would like to provide specific information regarding potential effects that the proposed undertaking might have to properties that are listed on or eligible for listing in the National Register of Historic Places and located within one-half mile of the above address, please submit the project number (provided above), property address, and comments to: Ramaker & Associates, contractor for Sprint, 1120 Dallas Street, Sauk City, Wisconsin 53583 or via e-mail to by February 18, 2011. ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 12, 2011) Lawrence Freenet, Inc. (Andy Brown - President, Matt Kuzinski, Vice- President, Kris Adair - Secretary/ Treasurer) has submitted to the FCC an application for consent to assignment of the construction permit for KAWR 89.9 FM to Americana Music Academy, Inc. (KC Compton President, Dianne Gillenwater - Vice- President, Nancy Trober -Secretary, James Jeans Treasurer, Thom Alexander - Executive Director). The application was filed December 20, 2010, and is on file for public inspection at 1419 Massachusetts Street. _______

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