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Residents fear film will bring undesirable attention to cemetery By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Even for the Stull Cemetery this showdown seems a little surreal. In one corner, there is Slash — the heavy-metal rock icon and former lead guitarist for the band Guns N’ Roses. In the other corner, there is Iona, an 86-yearold rural Douglas County resident intent on keeping riffraff out Slash’s film will of her neighbornot be made in hood’s historic Kansas. cemetery. It sure appears a clash is coming. According to reports in The Hollywood Reporter, a trade publication that covers the movie industry, Slash’s newly formed film company has signed a deal to produce a horror movie with a plot that centers on the Stull Cemetery and the urban legend that the cemetery about 10 miles west of Lawrence is one of the seven gateways to Hell. News of the production has created a fury, not of the demonic type but more of the neighborhood type. “I would like to get a hold of whoever this fellow is,” said Iona Spencer, who has lived near the cemetery for the last 65 years, “so I can tell him to just shut it up.” The movie is scheduled to begin filming next month, but none of the shooting will happen

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TOPEKA — Gun rights advocates on Wednesday pushed for passage of a bill that would allow concealed carry of handguns on college campuses and public buildings, such as libraries, city halls and day care centers in city facilities. Rep. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, said after a hearing on House Bill 2353 that he thought Knox his measure would be approved by the Legislature this year. It has won approval before in the House but hasn’t gained traction yet in the Senate. “Currently any building, public or private, can be posted prohibiting concealed carry regardless of the level of security provided within the building,” Knox told the House Federal and State Affairs Committee. Patricia Stoneking, president of the Kansas State Rifle Association, said, “We need to understand that criminals will not abide by the law of the signs. These signs are disarming only law-abiding permit licensees.”

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K-State president discusses drive to secure NBAF funding By Andy Hyland ahyland@ljworld.com

The leader of Kansas State University said the university is continuing to push for funding from the federal government in support of the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility scheduled to be built in Manhattan. Given the current federal climate, any project requiring new funding could be on the chopping block, said Kansas State President Kirk Schulz during a visit with the Journal-World’s editorial staff. “We’ll have a fight every year in Washington to make sure that it stays a priority,” he said. NBAF was among several topics Schulz touched on Wednesday: NBAF: After years of work, the major federal biosecurity lab in Manhattan still needs federal funding secured. Schulz said $90 million committed to the project and $80 million worth of construction is set to begin next month. But the project will cost

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Homeless shelters across Kansas and the country participated in the annual Pointin-Time Homeless Count this week, trying to come up with an accurate picture of homelessness. Some shelter representatives in Kansas, which conducted the count Wednesday, say one thing will be clear from the federal survey: They’re packed and the numbers keep growing. “This is probably as bad as it’s been,” said Emily Wagner, director of the Manhattan Emergency Shelter, which can house up to 47 people. Wagner said her shelter is now almost always full, and this year was the first time people were turned away on some nights. Locally, overcrowding at the Lawrence Community Shelter has been a constant issue, with the shelter using overflow space on most nights to accommodate

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Douglas County: 112 to 226

Johnson County: 210 to 315

Sedgwick Co.: 384 to 634

Shawnee Co.: 217 to 337

Wyandotte Co.: 141 to 213

Rest of state: 859 to 1,071 — Numbers provided by the Kansas Point-in-Time Partnership

the 100 or so seeking shelter, said Loring Henderson, shelter director. A move to a larger facility in September will allow the shelter to house up to 125 people, but for the time being, he said, “It’s pretty packed.” The annual counts, mandated by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development, or HUD, have given a clearer picture of homelessness in Kansas during the past few years.

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at least $650 million to $700 million, though some reports have the price tag approaching $1 billion. “Whether it’s $700 million or $1 billion, it’s still a lot of money,” Schulz said. Schulz As long as construction continues, he said, he felt the project’s positive momentum would continue. NBAF has allowed Kansas State to recruit world-class faculty it otherwise probably wouldn’t have been able to approach before, he said. A friendly rivalry: Schulz said he was glad that state’s Board of Regents is recognizing that each of the state’s six state universities should be treated a little differently. He said that Kansas University, a member of the Association of American Universities and the state’s flagship school, had different needs and a

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In 2007, the count identified 2,111 homeless people in the state. That number dipped to 1,811 in 2009, but jumped by more than 40 percent to 2,570 in 2011. Douglas County has seen homeless numbers double between 2009 and 2011, from 112 to 226. The state’s four largest counties — Johnson, Sedgwick, Shawnee and Wyandotte — also saw large increases during the past few years, according to Point-in-Time statistics. The results of this year’s count may be deceiving, however, as it will focus only on people in shelters and will not include people who are camping, sleeping in cars, or doubled up with friends and family. In 2013, a more comprehensive survey will be done. In addition to a general increase in the homeless population, shelters also report that in the past year there’s been a shift in who’s showing up at their doors. Instead of more single Please see HOMELESS, page 5A

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DEATHS SHIRLEY A. WENDT Shirley A. Wendt, 77, of Herington, died January 21st, 2012, born December 21, 1934. Funeral Service will be at 11:00am Saturday, January 28th, at the Zion Lutheran Church, Latimer, northeast of Herington. Friends may call Saturday from 9:30am to 11:00am at the church. Services are under the direction of the Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel. She is survived by her husband Cecil; a son Dr.

Richard Wendt; 3 daughters: Sandra Schmidt, Cheryl Mussatto, & Jackie Lopez; and 10 grandchildren. Memorials to the Herington Library; and they may be sent in care of the PenwellGabel Funeral Home & Crematory, 404 S Broadway, Herington, KS 67449-3038. For more information or to leave a special message for the family online, visit www.PenwellGabelHerington.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

WAYNE M. ELDRIDGE Wayne M. Eldridge, 74, Basehor, died Jan. 25, 2012. Visitation 3-7 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29, at Tonganoxie Christian Church. Graveside services 11 a.m. Monday at Hubbel Hill Cemetery. Me-

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Essie Robetta Millner Dresser, 91, died peacefully on January 22, 2012. She was born August 8, 1920, in Norfolk, Virginia, the daughter of Edward Lee and Willie Wingfield Millner. Essie graduated from Farmville Teachers’ College (now Longwood College) and Dresser soon began a long career in education. In 1942, she married Harold Dresser in Newport News, Virginia, when he was stationed at Fort Monroe. After World War II, the family moved to Harold’s home town of Leavenworth, Kansas, where Essie taught elementary school. She later studied library science and served as a librarian in Leavenworth and Fort Leavenworth schools. Essie enjoyed reading, word games, and puzzles, and solved the New York Times crossword puzzle every day until shortly before her death. After moving to the Kansas City area, Essie joined P.E.O and acted in plays with the Senior Barn Players. Essie was a devoted and beloved wife, mother,

grandmother, and greatgrandmother and is survived by two sons, Guy and wife Dede of Lawrence, Kansas, and John and wife Susan, of Statesville, North Carolina; a daughter, Ann and husband Rick of Olathe, Kansas; five grandchildren and ten greatgrandchildren. Her husband Harold preceded her in death in 1976. Essie’s family would like to express our deep gratitude to the people who supported her through her illness with compassion and respect: her doctors, Lakeview Village personnel, including the staff at Eastside Terrace, and the dedicated staff of Kansas City Hospice. A celebration of Essie’s life will be held at D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Avenue, on Sunday, January 29th at 4:30 p.m.; burial will be private. Memorials may be sent to Cross-Lines, 736 Shawnee Avenue, Kansas City, Kansas, 66105. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www.johnsoncountychapel.com (Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210. (913) 451-1860.) Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

But the measure was roundly criticized by the Kansas Board of Regents and representatives of cities and counties. The committee will continue hearing testimony on the bill today. “The safety and security efforts of these universities ICHAEL HARLES OUYE would be substantially undermined, if not crippled, Funeral services for children, Travis J. Bouye of by the passage of House Bill Michael Charles Bouye, 57, Jacksonville, N.C.; and his 2353,” said Andy Tompkins, formerly of Lawrence, will daughter Louise A. Bouye president and chief executive be held at 1 p.m., Saturday, of Houston, TX; his daughofficer of the regents. January 28, 2012, at Topeka ter, Elizabeth A. Bouye of “It is our firm belief that alBible Church, Xenos Chapel, Topeka; two grandchildren, lowing weapons on campus 1135 College Avenue (SE Ephesus and Ajon; and two would significantly increase Corner Bldg), Topeka, Kanbrothers, Jim Bouye and the risk of violence and harm sas. He passed away earlier Steve Bouye. to students, faculty and oththis month at his Topeka Condolences may be sent ers rather home after a long illness. to Louise Bouye, c/o 112 than making Michael was an avid Lawrence Avenue, Lawanyone saffisherman and outdoorsman. rence, KS 66049. er,” TompAnd he loved his Kansas Please sign this guestbook kins said. Jayhawks. at obituaries.ljworld.com. The measure He is survived by his is opposed Kansas LEGISLATURE by University. USAN EERS Under Knox’s bill, people who are licensed to carry a A memorial service for tion Army, ECKAN, and concealed gun would be alSusan A. Beers, 65, LawCommunity Living Opporlowed to bring a weapon into rence will be held 3 p.m. tunities. a state or city facility unless Saturday, January 28, 2012 at She married Lyle Beers, the building had adequate seImmanuel Lutheran Church her soul mate, on May 8, curity measures, such as elecin Lawrence. Following the 1965 in Lawrence. He surtronic screening equipment service a vives, of the home. and guards, to ensure that no celebration Other survivors include weapons could be brought in. of Sue’s life three daughters, Amy and Knox has said he thought will take husband, Dan, Angela and the gunman who killed 32 place at 6 husband, Paul, and Jenniat Virginia Tech University p.m. at El fer; one son, Timothy and in 2007 would have been Mezcal, wife, Lindsay; three brothstopped more quickly if 804 Iowa in ers, Dudley, Bill and David; someone else had been carLawrence. grandchildren, Allison, Sydrying a concealed weapon. Private ney, Claire, Dylan, Jake and Beers Knox said the right to posinurnment Zachary. She will also be sess and carry a firearm is a will take place at Clinton missed by her two beloved fundamental right and was a Cemetery. She died January kitties, Tiger and Lily. high priority of the Founding 25, 2012 at her home with Memorial contributions Fathers. her husband and family by may be made in her name He said, “The benefits of a her side. to CLO and may be sent in well-armed society included She was born on May 14, care of Warren-McElwain not only personal security, but 1946 in Wilmington, DelaMortuary. national security and security ware, the daughter of John Online condolences from a tyrannical government William and Lois (Davis) may be sent to www. as well. This was clearly the Allen. warrenmcelwain.com. intention of the Founders. We Susan committed her life Please sign this guestbook still see that this applies today. to the service of others as a at obituaries.ljworld.com. A well-armed society is a posocial worker for The Salvalite society.” But city, county and regents officials said the reR ILLARD PENCER quirement to have security systems in place at all enDr. Millard C. Spencer survived by his wife, Polly trances would be cost prodied Wednesday, January Quattlebaum Spencer; his hibitive. 18, 2012, in Oklahoma City, five children, Deborah SpenThe bill “bullies us into Oklahoma, after a long cer (Susan Davis), Steve allowing guns in our pubstruggle with pulmonary Spencer, Marsha Sousa, lic buildings whether our hypertension. Steve Crowder (Sarah), and elected officials or our citiDr. Spencer was born Marilyn Morris (Craig); thirzens want that or not,” said to Edna teen grandchildren, Keane Mike Taylor of the Unified Hemenway Crowder, Shelby Spencer, Government of Wyandotte Spencer Connor Spencer, Austin County and Kansas City. and Edward Sousa, Emily Sousa, Katie Under another provision, a D. Spencer (Matt) Delvaux, Riley Morcity would be unable to proon June 26, ris, Kelsie Morris, Cooper hibit concealed carry in the 1928, in Lost Morris, Beth Bacon, Micah workplace if the employee Springs, Bacon, Suzy (Sonney) Sapra, was licensed and if the buildKansas. He Jessica McMahan; and four ing wasn’t adequately seearned his great-grandchildren. He is Spencer cured. City officials said this BS, MS, and also survived by his four was an intrusive reach by the MD degrees at the Univernieces and their families in state into employer-employsity of Kansas. Following his Colorado. ee personnel policies. service with the US Army Memorial services for Dr. in Idar-Oberstein, Germany, Spencer will be held March — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can Dr. Spencer practiced family 17, at 2 p.m., at Grace Episbe reached at 785-423-0668. medicine in Liberal, Kansas, copal Cathedral in Topeka, for seven years. He then Kansas. Contributions in completed a residency in memory of Dr. Spencer can Radiology in Denver, Colobe given to University of rado, and joined the RadiolKansas Medical School (KU ogy and Nuclear Medicine Endowments, 3901 RainWEDNESDAY’S POWERBALL group in Topeka, Kansas, bow Blvd, Kansas City, KS 4 19 28 29 47 (5) where he practiced until 66160), St. Augustine of CanTUESDAY’S MEGA MILLIONS his retirement in 1993. After terbury Episcopal Church 10 22 24 36 49 (33) retirement, Dr. Spencer and (14700 North May Avenue, WEDNESDAY’S HOT LOTTO his wife enjoyed traveling. Oklahoma City, OK 73134), SIZZLER They spent several years in or Grace Cathedral (701 SW 5 15 18 23 38 (14) Savannah, GA, and Lan8th Ave, Topeka, KS, 66603). WEDNESDAY’S SUPER KANSAS drum, SC, before returning For additional information CASH to Kansas and settling in see www.corbettfuneral. 3 6 10 17 27 (12) Lawrence. com/obituaries/MillardWEDNESDAY’S KANSAS 2BY2 Red: 15 17; White: 15 21 Dr. Spencer was preceded Spencer354632. in death by his parents and Please sign this guestbook WEDNESDAY’S KANSAS PICK 3 7 9 2 his brother David. He is at obituaries.ljworld.com.

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University students started showing up at the cemetery on Halloween — she thinks because a professor and a report in the student newspaper billed the cemetery as haunted. “One time we had several hundred kids standing on graves because they were told if they stood on a grave, the devil would come up,” Spencer said. “Well guess what? He didn’t come up.” The no-show, however, did nothing to stop the legend from growing. On the Internet, it is easy to find stories that one of the graves at Stull is of a witch who was a girlfriend of the Devil. Or that the place is so demonic that Pope John Paul II once ordered his plane to not fly over eastern Kansas. All nonsense, neighbors say, but not all harmless. The caretaker for the cem-

etery, who asked that his name not be published, said he still has to repair vandalism at the cemetery about two times per month, with broken tombstones the most serious infractions. As the legend has taken to the Internet, the vandals and onlookers have become much more than just college students, he said. The old church — where Satan’s “unholy son” is entombed, according to one version of the tale — was suddenly torn down in 2002. The caretaker, though, said that hasn’t done anything to slow down the unwelcome visitors. Now, Spencer and others worry how many new onlookers may come to the site if an entire movie is devoted to the legends of Stull. Indeed, that appears to be the focus of Slash’s venture. Attempts to reach rep-

WESTINE A. NOLL Westine A. Noll, 82, of McLouth, KS, passed away Tuesday, January 24, 2012 at her son’s home in McLouth. Funeral services will be 10:00 am, Saturday, January 28, at St. Matthew Lutheran Church, Nortonville, KS with Rev. Kieth Noll, officiating. Burial will follow in the Pleasant View Cemetery, Oskaloosa, KS. Visitation will be held from 6:00 to 8:00 pm, Friday, at the O’Trimble Funeral Home, 325 Main, Nortonville. Memorial contributions are suggested to Jefferson County Hospice and may be sent in care of the funeral home. Condolences for the family may be left online at www.beckerdyer.com. Westine was born March 18, 1929 in Eads, CO, the daughter of Roy and Laura (Hill) Anderson. Westine attended schools in Nortonville and began working at an early age. She worked for five years at the Elms Nursing Home, prior to its closing, in Winchester, KS, before working at the Village Villa Nursing Home in

Nortonville, as a medication aide for over thirteen years. Westine then moved to La Junta, CO and worked at the Copper Kitchen for five years before moving to Pasadena, TX to live with her sister until 2003. In 2003, Westine moved to McLouth. Westine’s focus was her family and she loved spending time with them. She was Protestant by faith. Westine and Lester Noll were married from October 25, 1947 until September 29, 1989. Lester survives. Survivors include four sons, Duane (Kathy) Noll, McLouth, Ron (Cheryl) Noll, Oskaloosa, Kieth (Marjie) Noll, Poplar Bluff, MO, and Randy (Kristy) Noll, Nortonville; a daughter, Lorraine (Frank) Glowczak, Portland, MA; twelve grandchildren; and thirteen (soon to be fourteen) greatgrandchildren. Westine was preceded in death by her parents, two brothers and two sisters. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld.com.

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at Stull. Instead, the movie is slated to be shot in Louisiana, according to The Reporter. But Spencer said that doesn’t do much to ease her mind because the movie undoubtedly will spread the “lies” that the cemetery is haunted, which will lead to more sightseers and vandals. “People don’t understand that what they do to this cemetery is very hurtful to those of us who have loved ones here,” said Spencer, who has 10 family members buried at the cemetery. Neighbors in the area have tried to ward off the cemetery’s association with the occult for decades now. Spencer estimated that it was in the 1970s that Kansas

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area, which Spencer said is perhaps the saddest part of this story. “A cemetery is supposed to be the most peaceful place on earth,” Spencer said. “It is supposed to be the one place you know that you can go and no one will ever hurt you.” — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw.

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Two weeks after his State of the State address, which proposal by Gov. Sam Brownback do you think has the best chance of passing the Legislature and being signed into law during the 2012 session? ¾Privatize Medicaid ¾Overhaul tax code ¾Eliminate defined benefit pension plan with defined contribution ¾Cap state spending growth to 2 percent per year ¾Overhaul school finance formula Wednesday’s poll: As part of the state’s commemoration of the Kansas sesquicentennial, Gov. Sam Brownback Tuesday announced the top 12 Notable Kansas Events. Which would you pick as No. 1? Brown v. Board of Education, 39%; KansasNebraska Act, 11%; Dust Bowl, 8%; Indian Removal, 7%; Cattle Drives, 6%; Women’s Rights, 5%; Wheat Industry, 4%; Railroad Development, 4%; Aviation Industry, 3%; Other, 2%; Overland Trails, 2%; Rural Electrification, 2%; Reform Movements, 1%. Go to LJWorld.com to cast your vote.

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BRIEFLY Anti-abortion proposal decried by advocates TOPEKA — Abortion rights advocates say an anti-abortion proposal pending in the Kansas House would limit women’s access to birth control. But a key supporter of the measure says those worries are exaggerated. Rep. Steve Brunk, a Bel Aire Republican, says it only ensures that medical professionals who oppose abortion can’t be demoted or LEGISLATURE fired for refusing to participate in terminating pregnancies, including with medication. The so-called “conscience protection” bill was introduced Tuesday. It expands a law preventing medical personnel from being forced to participate in abortions. The bill would extend the protection to medical professionals who don’t want to participate in prescribing or administering drugs or devices they believe could end a pregnancy. Planned Parenthood said the bill is broad enough to cover birth control. Brunk said it’s narrowly drafted.

KU Cancer Center ‘in final sprint’ for designation ignation would mean more fedTOPEKA — Officials may eral grants, learn in May or June whethadvances in er the Kansas University cancer reCancer Center has achieved search and national designation from improved the National Cancer Instiaccess for tute, Roy Jensen, director of Jensen Kansans and the KU Cancer Center, told others in the legislators Wednesday. region to top cancer treat“We are in the final sprint ments. of this process,” Jensen told Rep. Marvin Kleeb, Rthe House Appropriations Overland Park, asked Jensen Committee. if he had any concerns about He said an NCI team will the application. visit the cancer center on Jensen said he believes Feb. 22 to “kick the tires and the Cancer Center’s strategy put us through our paces.” and direction have been on Officials have said NCI des- target. The only concern, he

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said, was “are we far enough along in our trajectory to make sure that we are absolutely over the hump?” But Jensen expressed optimism that the cancer center would receive the national designation. “I feel good about it. Our people are ready, and I think we are going to make a strong case a month from today,” he said. He said if the center doesn’t receive NCI designation, then it would probably take at least two years to be reconsidered. Jensen said in his testimony that without funding from the Kansas Bioscience Authority “it would be very

difficult to build our cancer center.” But Rep. Anthony Brown, R-Eudora, noted a recently completed audit of the KBA found instances of document destruction, misuse of funds and questionable management by former KBA chief executive officer Tom Thornton, who resigned in April. The audit cost nearly $1 million and resulted in the return of $4,700 in KBA funds. But Jensen said he understood the audit found no problems with the way the KBA handled its business of funding projects. “My understanding is that there were no, either specif-

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Finney County offers online visits to inmates GARDEN CITY — A new video system allows more visits between Finney County Jail inmates and their loved ones while reducing overcrowding in the jail’s lobby that often left visitors waiting for hours. The system allows people to contact an inmate from anywhere with a suitable computer and Internet connection. Visits are allowed from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. seven days a week. Previously, visitors who went to the jail had to wait hours to get a secure spot on the old video system during visits from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday through Friday, The Garden City Telegram reported. The main catch is that visits now cost money — 50 cents a minute or $10 for a 20-minute visit, the maximum time allotted. The county receives 40 percent of the proceeds from the visits. Finney County Jail Administrator Mark Welch said when the jail expanded from 55 beds to 220 beds, people often had to spend hours waiting for a spot during the three-hour time frame. “If you were here before, the lobby would be full and difficult for staff to deal with,” Welch said. “It’s like nobody is out here now.” Tech Administrator Lt. Robert Hahn said the company that runs the service, HomeWAV, paid the cost of installing the equipment, while the sheriff’s department paid about $20,000 to update wiring from the old system. The system opened for use Jan 12.

ic or general, issues related to the value of projects or awarding or dispensation of funds, and it was pretty much limited to one official in the KBA,” he said. The KBA was created in 2004 and tasked with using $581 million in tax funds over 10 years to expand bioscience research and business in Kansas. The KBA has provided about $50 million to the cancer center to develop stateof-the-art facilities and recruit world-class scientists, according to KU.

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Cupcake contest to benefit the hungry By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

Cupcake Construction Co. is hosting a cupcakeeating contest Feb. 4 to benefit the hungry in Douglas County. “We wanted a fun, unique and different way to do something for the store,” owner Michael Kricsfeld said, adding he got the idea from a Kansas University business class. “Then, we were like, ‘Here we are stuffing our faces with cupcakes. We should

make it a charity event and ment. Cost to enter is $10.

 At 2 p.m., participants help people that aren’t as will be given six cupfortunate.’” cakes, and the first The cupcake to finish them will shop, 727 Mass., receive a dinner has partnered and movie for with four downtwo. Cost to entown businesses ter is $20. to offer prizes in

 At 3 p.m., three rounds of contestants will competition:

At 1 p.m., conhave 5 minutes to testants will be eat as many cupgiven four standardcakes as they can, and sized cupcakes, and whoever eats the most whoever downs them all will win a pair of diamond first will win a floral arrange- earrings valued at $200.

Cost to enter is $30. The prizes and cupcakes are being donated, and all money from entry fees will benefit Just Food, the Douglas County food bank. Jeremy Farmer, executive director of Just Food, thinks it’s a fun way to bring awareness to a serious cause: hunger. Please see CUPCAKE, page 4A

A series of events at Kansas University, including a lecture from activist Angela Davis, will mark the 40th anniversary of the February Sisters occupation, which helped spark a number of reforms for women on campus. In 1972, a group of students and staff members occupied what was the East Asian Studies building, 1322 La., Davis and presented a list of demands for the administration. They were assisted by others, including faculty members, on the outside of the building, too, said Tami Albin, an associate librarian at KU who has researched the incident. Albin and another oral historian, KU professor Sherrie Tucker, will interview six people involved in the effort, including three people who were inside the building, Mary Coral, C.J. Brune and Christine Smith, along with three retired KU professors: Beth Schultz, Marilyn Stokstad and Betty Banks. The discussion is scheduled at 7 p.m. Feb. 4 in the Spencer Museum of Art auditorium. Please see ANNIVERSARY, page 4A

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“I am grateful to people in Douglas County who want to help us get the word out about what we are doing to feed people,” he said. The need for its services is growing. In 2011, Just Food distributed $676,503 worth of food, or about 880,000 meals, for free to 84,699 people, a 21 percent increase from a year earlier. Farmer said the pantry saw a 79 percent increase in the number of elderly residents

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DOUGLAS COUNTY OFFICIALS MEET Wednesdsay outside the Douglas County Courthouse after an evacuation of the courthouse and the Law Enforcement Center because of a suspicious package found on the east side of the courthouse. From left are Kay Pesnell, county register of deeds; Steven Miles, county appraiser; County Administrator Craig Weinaug; and Yvonne Rapp, county deputy treasurer. The suspicious package, which is pictured below, appeared to be an express mail pouch of some type laying in front of a black backpack and was determined to be nothing “of concern.”

Suspicious package found near courthouse causes evacuation Nothing explosive or dangerous discovered By George Diepenbrock and Alex Garrison gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com; acgarrison@ljworld.com

An Overland Park bomb squad did not find anything “of concern” in a package left outside of the Douglas County Courthouse on Wednesday afternoon, according to County Administrator Craig Weinaug. “We’ve been given the allclear,” Weinaug said at 4:50 p.m. Authorities closed the building for more than two hours, and county commissioners even met in nearby South Park as the explosives team responded to the courthouse, 1100 Mass., which houses the county’s administrative offices.

Douglas County Undersheriff Steve Hornberger said officers at 2:25 p.m. received a report of an unknown and unattended suspicious package in the bushes east of the courthouse and notified both LawrenceDouglas County Fire Medical workers and the team from Overland Park. It appeared to be a large, white packaging envelope in front of a black backpack, but Hornberger said Wednesday evening the package contained “nothing dangerous or explosive in nature.” “Just to make sure that there was no danger to property or individuals, we took

what we believe were appropriate precautions to have it investigated,” Hornberger said. John Pendleton was inside the courthouse Wednesday afternoon. “A sheriff’s deputy came door-to-door and requested we leave by an entrance not on the east side of the building,” Pendleton said. Weinaug said that because it was close to 5 p.m., the building did not reopen to the public Wednesday. Authorities also closed 11th Street between Massachusetts and New Hampshire streets. The Overland Park team also responded to a call about a suspicious object east of Lawrence on Wednesday morning that turned out to be an old piece of a natural gas line, Hornberger said. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-7261.

BRIEFLY A.G. targets scams of military families Kansas Attorney General Derek Schmidt is asking other states to cooperate in a new federal database that will track scam artists who target military families and try to elude authorities. “Crooks and scam artists who prey on military families require a particular focus from law enforcement authorities,” Schmidt said. “Kansas law gives our office special authority to go after those who prey on military families, and we are working toward better cooperation with other states and with federal authorities so there is no place to hide.” He and Kentucky Attorney General Jack Conway, who are co-chairmen of a consumer protection committee for the National Association of Attorneys General, have sent a letter to other states urging them to cooperate with federal authorities on providing information about convictions and judgments. Schmidt’s office announced the nationwide database, called the Repeat Offenders Against Military Database, or ROAM Database, is available to law enforcement and will include information on civil and criminal enforcement actions against companies and individuals who have victimized military families. According to the letter, scam artists often move from state to state. “The initial issue this presents is simply identifying who the repeat offenders are,” Schmidt and Conway wrote in their letter, “especially when they may operate under different corporate names.”

Park early Wednesday. A person at Riverfest Park, 33440 W. 79th St., noticed the car in the water 50 yards from the shore, and the sheriff’s office called in an Overland Park dive team.

Group seeks Fluker Award nominees The League of Women Voters of Lawrence/Douglas County is seeking nominations for the 13th annual Helen Fluker Open and Accessible Government Award. The award honors Douglas County residents who show leadership in promoting citizen participation in government. The nominee must be a Douglas County resident and 18 or older. Nomination forms for the Fluker Award can be downloaded at LawrenceLeague. com. Completed forms are due by Feb. 15.

Free tax help to be available for seniors

Free tax assistance is available to low- and moderateincome residents, ages 60 and older, at the Lawrence Senior Center through the AARP Foundation Tax-Aide program. Volunteers will be offering assistance from Feb. 1 through April 17 at the center, 745 Vt. Instead of offering services on a walk-in basis only, they will be taking appointments. To make an appointment, call 856-0365 between noon and 3 p.m. Monday through Thursday. The program will be offering tax assistance from noon to 4 p.m. Monday through Thursand from 9 a.m. to noon Dive team investigates day, Saturdays. vehicle in river Last year, the program provided tax assistance for 1,450 Johnson County Sheriff’s people in Lawrence. officials called in an Overland The program also is availPark dive team to help recover able in: a vehicle in the Kansas River in

Baldwin City — 9:15 De Soto, Deputy Rick Howell a.m.-11:45 a.m. Tuesdays and said Wednesday afternoon. Fridays, starting Feb. 3, at the Howell said at 6 p.m. investilibrary, 800 Seventh St., 785gators discovered that no one 594-3411. was in the gray or silver car

Ottawa — 1 p.m.-4 p.m. and that the vehicle had been Thursdays, starting Feb. 2, at reported stolen in Overland

Ottawa City Hall, 101 S. Hickory St., 785-242-5560.

Oskaloosa — noon-4 p.m. Fridays, starting Feb. 3, at the library, 315 Jefferson St., 785863-2637.

WellCommons open house set for Feb. 3 Please join us for a WellCommons celebration and open house from 8 a.m. to 9:30 a.m. Friday, Feb. 3, at the News Center, 645 N.H. Since its inception in April 2010, WellCommons, which is owned by The World Company, has become a trusted community health resource not only as a news site but as a social media site where anyone can share personal stories, post health-related events and participate in polls. WellCommons has grown to include hundreds of members and more than 100 groups. Among them: Dads of Douglas County, LiveWell EatWell Restaurant Challenge, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Farmers Markets, and Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. In this open house, drop-in format, we’ll be celebrating the community’s contributions to WellCommons, which was recognized with a national EPPY award from Editor & Publisher magazine for best community service website. Members of the WellCommons team — including health reporter Karrey Britt, lead Web designer Ben Spaulding, digital sales manager Alice Brewer, senior account executive Kathleen Johnson, marketing and creative services manager Monica Taylor and digital editor Alex Parker — will be available to answer questions and chat about the website. At 8:30 a.m., there will be a brief video presentation, and we will be recognizing Lawrence residents who have made significant contributions to WellCommons during the past year. Please join us for coffee and refreshments as we celebrate our community’s achievement and look forward to continued success in 2012.

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After the brief occupation, members of the February Sisters group met with administrators and began to address their list of demands. Many of their demands — a child day-care center on campus, more female administrators, better health services for women at the campus health center and the establishment of a women’s studies program — were eventually met. Today, the executive vice chancellor of the KU Medical Center is a woman, seven of KU’s 13 academic deans are women and, of course, the university’s chancellor, Bernadette Gray-Little, is a woman. “Who’d have thought that 40 years ago?” said Ann Schofield, a KU professor of women, gender and sexuality studies who has been helping to coordinate the week of events. The week will feature a public lecture by feminist scholar and activist Angela Davis. “We saw her as someone who is going to be able to pick up the theme of what was ac-

L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD it served and a 51 percent increase in the number of children. “That shows where this economic disaster is seeming to hit the most. It’s the people on fixed incomes and younger families with younger children,” he said. “The statistics are pretty alarming.” For those questioning the irony of people stuffing themselves with chocolateand vanilla-flavored cupcakes with a light coating of butter cream frosting while benefiting the hungry, Farmer doesn’t see a problem. He thinks it’s a creative idea to raise awareness and money.

“There’s always going to be people who don’t think what you do is a good idea,” he said. “The important thing is to focus on what the Construction Cupcake Company and other downtown businesses are doing to benefit Just Food.” For a $1 donation, Just Food is able to provide five meals. For more information about the contest, visit Cupcake ConstructionCompany.com or call 856-9222. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

February Sisters anniversary events Feb. 1

4:30 to 6 p.m., Opening of “Where We Were Then Where We Are Now: Women Artists at the Spencer Museum of Art,” Spencer Museum of Art.

9 a.m. to 2 p.m., Student re-enactment of February Sisters Occupation, Wescoe Hall. Feb. 2

4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., “Women and Peace: the 2011 Nobel Peace Prize Trio of Laureates,” a roundtable discussion, English Room, Kansas Union. Feb. 4

7 p.m., “February Sisters Speak Out! Forty Years After the Occupation.” Two oral historians interview six February Sisters, Spencer tivism then and what is activism today,” Schofield said. The event, scheduled from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m. Feb. 7 in room 120 of Budig Hall, is free to the public, but tickets are required. They can be picked up from Student Union Activities on

Museum of Art Auditorium.

Feb. 6

1:30 p.m. to 3 p.m., Hall Center Gender Seminar meet the author session with Virginia Scharff, women’s historian and author of “The Women Jefferson Loved,” Hall Center conference hall.

7:30 p.m., Virginia Scharff public lecture, “The Women Jefferson Loved,” Lied Center pavilion. Feb. 7

5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Angela Davis lecture, “Feminism and Activism,” Room 120 Budig Hall. Free tickets can be obtained from Student Union Activities in the Kansas Union and from the women, gender and sexuality studies department, in room 213 of Bailey Hall. the fourth floor of the Kansas Union or at the women, gender and sexuality studies office in room 213 Bailey Hall. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.


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It is the new warehouse and printing facility for Berry Plastics, which has been discussed multiple times over the past year by city commissioners, county commissioners and economic development leaders. The approximately 600,000-squarefoot building will house about 200 employees, but most of those will be transferred from Berry’s production plant in Lawrence. There is expected to be about 12 new positions at the facility. But the project will free up large amounts of space in Berry’s production center. Economic development officials have said they are hopeful that the space will allow Berry to expand its plastic drink cup production line in Lawrence.

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Would you watch a movie just because it was shot in the area? Asked at Dillons, 1015 W. Sixth St.

Joanna Ferm, student, Lawrence “Sure. I’ve never seen a locally made movie, but I’d watch it.”

TOPEKA — The state transportation department on Wednesday put the brakes on plans to expand passenger rail service in Kansas until funding is identified. The announcement was made by Dennis Slimmer, chief of planning for the Kansas Department of Transportation, during a meeting of the Senate Transportation Committee. KDOT has been studying extending Amtrak’s Heartland Flyer that runs between Fort Worth and Oklahoma City. One option would be extending the route from Oklahoma City to Newton,

Brownback has asked SRS officials for updates on the new policy but he’s not lookTOPEKA — Some legislators ing to modify it, his spokessaid Wednesday they plan to woman Sherriene Jones-Sonreview a new state policy tag said. Some lawmakers said that has reduced or cut off the Republican-controlled food stamp benefits to hun- Legislature could consider redreds of U.S.-born children vising the policy. of illegal immigrants in Kan“It has the effect of denysas. ing food to children, which is The bipartisan group something I could never supof lawmakers acport,” said Sen. John knowledged that Vratil, a Leawood Rethey’re sympathetic publican and a memto Republican Gov. ber of the budgetSam Brownback’s writing Senate Ways administration tryand Means Commiting to ensure that tee. “We need to get families with illegal further explanation immigrants aren’t LEGISLATURE from SRS.” being treated more Questions about generously than families the SRS policy have arisen whose members are all legal as Brownback faces criticism residents. The administra- over his proposal to overtion said the change simply haul the state’s individual means all Kansas families are income tax system. State Detreated the same. partment of Revenue figures But the lawmakers worry showed last week that filers that the effect will be most with adjusted gross incomes felt by children whose fami- of $25,000 or less — 41 perlies were eligible for food cent of the total — would be stamps under the old stan- the only group to see a collecdard but have since lost the tive increase in income taxes, benefits. The lawmakers said though the administration the state is punishing chil- says it would be offset by addren rather than cracking ditional social services spenddown on illegal immigration. ing. By John Hanna

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Homeless men, Wagner said her shelter is seeing more single women and families, something also seen at the Lawrence Community Shelter, which has been forced to increase the number of family areas during the past year. At the Topeka rescue Mission, director Barry Feaker said they’re seeing a similar dynamic, serving about 90 children in 2011. But even larger increases were probably prevented by federal dollars from the Homeless Prevention and Rapid Re-Housing Program, or HPRP, said Shannon Oury, executive director at the Lawrence-Douglas County Housing Authority. The funding was designed to prevent high-risk families from becoming homeless and

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Michael Banks, student, Lawrence “It depends on the movie.”

Cecilia Nguyen, student, Lawrence “I think it’d be interesting.”

and another option would be between Oklahoma City and Kansas City, Mo., which would include a potential stop in Lawrence. Officials said the Newton route would probably have 200,000 passengers per year and the extension to Kansas City would have 270,000. The proposal has gained many advocates in towns along the proposed routes. According to a passenger rail service development plan released by KDOT, the cost of the infrastructure improvements for the Newton route would be $87.5 million and the Kansas City service to be $245.5 million. The annual operating subsidy to be shared by participating states for the Newton

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Michaela Warren, student, Lawrence “Yes.”

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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • A burglary was reported at an apartment in tower A of Jayhawker Towers, in the 1600 block of West 15th Street, when someone entered the victim’s room between 9:30 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Monday and took a laptop computer valued at $2,600, according to a Kansas University Police report.

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.

to quickly re-house families who had become homeless. Since 2009, the LawrenceDouglas County Housing Authority has received more than $700,000 in funds for the program. Locally, the dollars made a significant impact, preventing 248 local families from becoming homeless and re-housing 48 other families, Oury said. But the funding is running out across the country and the state. Oury said that locally the HPRP funds expire in February. “There’s no more ‘get you over this hurdle’” funding, she said, and that’s causing big a concern in the housing assistance world. “There’s not another pot of money,” Oury said. “The money is getting scarcer and scarcer.” — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.

HOSPITAL BIRTHS Matt and Cherry Jordon, Lawrence, a girl, Wednesday. Yuan Yuan Xiao and Furui Tan, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.

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University’s effort to pursue National Cancer Institute designation and in support of Kansas State’s effort to attract NBAF to Manhattan. He said that just because there were some issues with a former CEO of the authority didn’t mean the whole mechanism was broken. “Do you modify some things? Yes,” Schulz said. “Do we throw the whole thing out? Absolutely not.” Athletics and academics: Asked about the balance between academics and athletics, he said the school recently instituted a plan to stop subsidizing athletics with state money, phasing out a $2.5 million contribution over three years, and move to a system like KU’s, which is almost completely financed through private donations. He said the school took in $107 million in private donations last year, about $20 million to $25 million of which went to athletics. If athletics didn’t exist, he didn’t believe that it’s as simple as saying that entire balance would be given to academics, either. “It’s a Faustian bargain,” he said.

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route is estimated at $4.4 million and the Kansas City route is $10 million, KDOT said. Slimmer said that before KDOT commits to any further review or embarks on engineering work it would want the Legislature to identify funding for the project and service. Sen. Roger Reitz, R-Manhattan, who said he frequently travels on Amtrak, said he understood the concern about the expense but was disappointed. “Rail has its place. The other countries of the world have found it to be worthwhile,” he said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Baker’s oldest alumna dies at age 114 Baker University’s oldest alumna has died in Oregon at the age of 114. Delma Kollar died on Tuesday in the city of Creswell. She was a schoolteacher in Kansas and California before moving to Oregon in 1982 with her second husband, Harry Kollar, according to the Register-Guard. Though her family believed her to be born Oct. 31, 1898, in Lone Elm, based on 1900 and 1910 census records found online by the Gerontology Research Group, the group listed her birthday as 1897, the newspaper said. She was thought to be the fourth-oldest person in the world and the third in the United States, said Steve Rottinghaus, a Baker spokesman. He said she attended Baker from 1920 to 1922.

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different culture than Kansas State, a land-grant institution. The two schools, he said, could aspire to be like the University of Texas and Texas A&M University — two universities with different missions and different constituencies but both great institutions. “Each of us, I think, can be excellent in our own sphere,” he said. “I think that’s a good thing.” In some ways — especially in athletics and undergraduate student recruitment — the two schools compete, but there were ways for them to work together, too, he said. Kansas Bioscience Authority: Schulz said he thought the model for the Kansas Bioscience Authority was still viable after an audit of the authority was released earlier this week. The audit questioned the activity of Tom Thornton, a former head of the KBA, saying he destroyed documents and misused funds. The authority is tasked with using $581 million in tax dollars over 10 years to spark bioscience research and busi- — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him ness in the state. It has disat Twitter.com/LJW_KU. tributed millions to Kansas

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WASHINGTON — The applause rolled through the big chamber, growing ever louder as hundreds of Republicans and Democrats suddenly realized Rep. Gabrielle Giffords was back in the House. But this time she had come to say goodbye. Fellow lawmakers gave her a fitting send-off: cheers, hugs, a cascade of tributes and plenty of tears in a rare moment of political unity. A year since that fateful Saturday morning when Giffords was severely wounded during a shooting rampage in her home district, the Arizona congresswoman resigned on Wednesday with a plea for Giffords civility — and a hint that she’ll be back on the national stage. For now, the 41-year-old said, her movements and speech still halting, she needs to focus on her recovery. For all the kind words showered on her, Giffords reflected in her resignation letter about a level of respect that seems like an aberration these days in a bitterly divided Washington. In her five years in Congress, she said, “Always I fought for what I thought was right. But never did I question the character of those with whom I disagreed. Never did I let pass an opportunity to join hands with someone just because he or she held different ideals.” Said Republican Rep. Ted Poe of Texas in the first of many tributes: “Gabby is the spirit of bipartisanship that we should all learn from.” Giffords’ friend Rep. Debbie Wasserman Schultz, D-Fla., became emotional before reading Giffords’ resignation letter in the well of the House. Rep. Jeff Flake, R-Ariz., held Giffords’ hand. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, cried after Giffords slowly made her way to the podium and handed him the envelope with her resignation letter.

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Obama and GOP candidates offer a campaign preview By David Espo Associated Press

WEST PALM BEACH, FLA. — On a day that combined two campaigns into one, President Barack Obama on Wednesday challenged Republicans to raise taxes on the rich as GOP rivals Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich swiped at him on the economy and criticized each other over immigration. With a week to go before the Jan. 31 Florida Republican presidential primary, the polls suggested a tight race, although Romney and his allies seized a staggering advantage in the television ad wars. They have reported spending $14 million combined on commercials, many of them critical of Gingrich, and a total at least seven times bigger that the investment made by the former House speaker and an organization supporting him. Obama’s political timeline was a different one, Election Day on Nov. 6. In a campaignstyle appearance in Iowa, he demanded Congress approve a tax increase for anyone like Romney whose income exceeds $1 million a year.

“If you make more than a million dollars a year, you should pay a tax rate of at least 30 percent. If, on the other hand, you make less than $250,000, which includes 98 percent of you, your taxes shouldn’t go up,” he said after touring a manufacturing plant in Cedar Rapids and in a state that he won in 2008 that was expected to be a battleground in the fall. “This is not class warfare,” he said. “That’s common sense.” As Obama surely knew, it was an offer Gingrich, Romney and the anti-tax Republicans in Congress are likely to find easy to refuse. Referring to Obama’s call in the speech for Congress to end tax breaks that encourage companies to ship jobs overseas, Romney said he didn’t know of any. Instead, he said the president presides over “the most anti-business, anti-investment, anti-job creator administration I’ve ever seen, and so, what I’ll do — I’ll get America to work again. I spent 25 years in business.” Gingrich was far harsher at an appearance in Miami. “If he actually meant what

he said it would be a disaster of the first order,” Gingrich said of the president’s call for higher taxes on millionaires. The former House speaker said the president’s proposal would double the capital gains tax and “lead to a dramatic decline in the stock market, which would affect every pension fund in the United States.” “It would affect every person who has a 401(k). It would attack the creation of jobs and drive capital outside of the United States. It would force people to invest overseas. It would be the most anti-jobs single step he could take,” he said. Under current law, investment income is taxed as the rate of 15 percent, a fact that has come to the fore of the campaign in recent days with the release of Romney’s income tax return. Wages, by contrast, are taxed at rates that can exceed 30 percent. Electability is the top concern for GOP primary voters, according to polls taken in the early primary and caucus states, so both Republicans were eager to paint a contrast with the president.

gan to study people saying they were affected by this freakish condition called Morgellons. The study cost nearly $600,000. Its long-awaited results, released Wednesday, conclude that Morgellons exists only in the patients’ minds. The study HEALTH appears in PLoS One, one of the Public Library of Science journals.

School lunches to have more veggies, grains ALEXANDRIA, VA. — The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings — including the always popular pizza — will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side. First lady Michelle Obama and Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack announced the new guidelines during a visit Wednesday with elementary students. Mrs. Obama, also joined by celebrity chef Rachael Ray, said youngsters will learn better if they don’t have growling stomachs at school. “As parents, we try to prepare decent meals, limit how much junk food our kids eat and ensure they have a reasonably balanced diet,” Mrs. Obama said. “And when we’re putting in all that effort the last thing we want is for our hard work to be undone each day in the school cafeteria.” After the announcement, the three went through the line with students and ate turkey

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With a flurry of coastto-coast developments this week, same-sex marriage is back in the political spotlight and likely to remain there through Election Day as a half-dozen states face potentially wrenching votes on the issue. In Maryland, New Jersey and Washington, bills to legalize same-sex marriage have high-powered support and good chances of passage in the legislature. Gay-marriage opponents in Maryland and Washington would likely react by seeking referendums in November to overturn those laws, while New Jersey’s Republican governor, Chris Christie, says he’ll veto the bill if it reaches him and prefers that lawmakers OK a referendum so voters can decide. In all three states, polls suggest voters are closely divided on whether gays should have the right to marry, so there’s a chance one could emerge as the first state to support same-sex marriage in a statewide vote. Maine voters also may

have an opportunity to vote for same-sex marriage in November; an announcement by gay-rights activists about a ballot-measure campaign is set for today. Proposed amendments for constitutional bans on gay marriage will be on the ballots in North Carolina on May 8 and in Minnesota on Nov. 6. In New Hampshire, Republicans who now control the legislature are mulling whether to repeal the 2009 law legalizing same-sex marriage. Their state is one of six with such laws, along with Connecticut, Iowa, Massachusetts, New York and Vermont, as well as the District of Columbia. Added together, the statelevel showdowns will likely raise the prominence of the marriage issue in the presidential campaign, even though it’s not a topic that the leading candidates tend to broach proactively. “There’s a lot going on,” said gay-marriage advocate Evan Wolfson, president of Freedom to Marry. “It means that candidates — whether Romney or Obama — who hope to avoid the discussion will not be able to.”

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U.S., Danish hostages on way home after daring raid By Abdi Guled, Katharine Houreld and Robert Burns Associated Press

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA — Held captive since last fall, an ailing American woman and a Danish man are safely on their way home after a bold, dark-of-night rescue by U.S. Navy SEALs. The commandos slipped into a Somali encampment, shot and killed nine captors and whisked the hostages to freedom. The raid’s success was welcome news for the hostages and their families, for the military and for President Barack Obama, who was delivering his State of the Union speech as the mission was wrapping up Tuesday night. He did not mention it in his address but dropped a hint upon arriving in the House chamber by telling Defense Secretary Leon Panetta, “Good job tonight.” It was the second splashy SEAL Team 6 success in less than a year, following last May’s killing of Osama bin Laden in Pakistan. The SEALs apparently encountered some degree of resistance from the kidnappers at the encampment. One U.S. official said Wednesday that there was a firefight but the length and extent of the battle were unclear. Pentagon spokesmen said they could not confirm a gun battle, although one defense official said it was likely that the SEALs killed the kidnappers rather than capture them because they encountered armed resistance or the threat of resistance. The Pentagon was mostly tight-lipped about details on Wednesday, citing a need to preserve the secrecy that can give SEALs and other spe-

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THIS COMBINATION PHOTO made from undated images provided by the Danish Refugee Council shows Dane Poul Hagen Thisted, left, and American Jessica Buchanan. U.S. military forces flew into Somalia in a nighttime raid Wednesday and freed the two hostages while killing nine pirates, officials and a pirate source said.

cial operations forces an edge against the terrorists, criminals and others they are ordered to kill or capture around the world under hazardous and often hostile conditions. Special operations forces, trained for clandestine, smallteam missions, have become a more prominent tool in the military’s kit since the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks. The Obama administration is expected to announce today that it will invest even more heavily in that capability in coming years. After planning and rehearsal, the Somalia rescue was carried out by SEAL Team 6, officially known as the Naval Special Warfare Development Group, according to two U.S. officials who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss a secret mission. The same outfit did the bin Laden mission, the biggest counter-terror success of Obama’s presidency. It was not clear whether any team members participated in both operations. One official said the SEALs parachuted from U.S. Air

Force aircraft before moving on foot, apparently undetected, to the outdoor encampment where they found American Jessica Buchanan, 32, and Poul Hagen Thisted, a 60-year-old Dane, who had been kidnapped in Somalia last fall. The raid happened near the town of Adado. Pentagon press secretary George Little said the captors were heavily armed and had “explosives nearby” when the rescuers arrived on the scene, but he was not more specific. He declined to say whether there was an exchange of gunfire and would not provide any further details about how the rescue was completed beyond saying all of the captors were killed by the Americans. The American raiders caught the kidnappers as they were sleeping after having chewed the narcotic leaf qat for much of the evening, a pirate who gave his name as Bile Hussein told The Associated Press by phone. Hussein said he was not present at the site but had spoken with other pirates who were, and that they told him nine pirates had been killed in the raid and three were “taken away.” A Pentagon spokesman, Navy Capt. John Kirby, said U.S. officials could not confirm that the kidnappers were engaged in piracy. He referred to them simply as “criminals.” Little said the decision to go ahead with the rescue was prompted in part by rising concern about the medical condition of Buchanan. He said he could not be specific without violating her privacy but did say U.S. officials had reason to believe her condition could be lifethreatening.

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Notable The Federal Reserve went further than ever Wednesday to assure consumers and businesses that they’ll be able to borrow cheaply well into the future. The Fed pushed back the date for any likely increase in its benchmark interest rate by at least a year and a half, until late 2014 at the earliest. Its new timetable showed the Fed is concerned that the economy’s recovery remains stubbornly slow. But it also thinks inflation will stay tame enough for rates to remain at record lows without igniting price increases. Chairman Ben Bernanke cautioned that the Fed’s late-2014 horizon for any rate increase is merely its “best guess.” It has the flexibility to shift its timetable if the economic picture changes.

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GOP pipeline bill raises ‘serious’ legal questions By Matthew Daly Associated Press

WASHINGTON — A Republican bill that would strip President Barack Obama of his authority to decide on a Canada-to-Texas oil pipeline raises “serious” legal questions, the State Department said Wednesday in objecting to the bill. Assistant Secretary of State Kerri-Ann Jones told Congress that the bill “imposes narrow time constraints and creates automatic mandates that prevent an informed decision” on the $7 billion Keystone XL pipeline. The bill, sponsored by Rep. Lee Terry, R-Neb., would transfer authority over the 1,700-mile pipeline to the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission. Obama blocked the $7 billion pipeline last week, saying officials did not have enough time to review an alternate route that avoided environmentally sensitive areas of Nebraska. The plan by Calgary-based TransCanada Corp. would carry tar sands oil from western Canada across Montana, South Dakota, Nebraska, Kansas and Oklahoma en route to refineries on the Texas Gulf Coast. Jones said Obama’s Jan. 18 decision to reject the pipeline was not based on the merits of the project but on the fact that officials did not have enough time to review the project before a deadline imposed by Congress. “We fought in World War II in less time than it has taken to decide on this project,” shot back Rep. Joe Barton, R-Texas.

“In all due respect, it is an insult to the American people to say you need more time.” TransCanada first applied to build the pipeline in 2008, under the Bush administration. Obama had delayed a decision on the pipeline in November, saying his administration needed time to review an alternate route that avoided environmentally sensitive areas of Nebraska, a route that still has not been proposed. But in an unrelated tax deal he cut with congressional Republicans, Obama had been boxed into making a decision by Feb. 21. The deal required that the project would go forward unless Obama declared by that date that it was not in the national interest. The president did just that last week. Republicans said after the president’s Jan. 18 announcement that the battle over Keystone was not over. Terry, the bill’s sponsor, said transferring authority for the project to FERC was “simply moving authority to an agency that understands pipelines. This legislation means that Keystone will progress in a timely manner and that our country gets the much-needed jobs and energy security that it will bring.” Jeffrey Wright, director of FERC’s Office of Energy Projects, said the agency has no authority or experience in determining where oil pipelines are located. FERC regulates interstate transmission of electricity, natural gas and oil. It also reviews proposals to build liquefied natural gas terminals and interstate natural gas pipelines.

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EGYPTIANS SET UP AN OBELISK with the names of people who were killed during the 18-day uprising a year ago in Tahrir Square to mark the first anniversary Wednesday of the popular uprising that unseated President Hosni Mubarak in Cairo, Egypt.

Islamists, liberals square off in Egypt’s Tahrir By Maggie Michael and Sarah El Deeb Associated Press

CAIRO — Hundreds of thousands thronged major squares across Egypt on Wednesday, marking the first anniversary of the uprising that toppled Hosni Mubarak with rallies that laid bare the divisions that have replaced the unity of last year’s revolt. Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the epicenter of the 18 days of protests against Mubarak, was transformed into the focal point of the rivalry between revolutionary activists intent on showing they can still mobilize the street, and the Muslim Brotherhood, who emerged as Egypt’s dominant political force after a landslide victory in parliamentary elections. The secular activists want continued protests to force the immediate ouster of the generals who took power after Mubarak’s fall, saying they are just as dictatorial as the former president. The activists

touted their powerful turnout as a sign they can pressure the Brotherhood, who they fear will accommodate the military in order to ensure their own political dominance. “I have hope that these marches will be a message to the Brotherhood as much as the military council,” said Sahar Abdel-Mohsen, who walked 3 1/2 miles in a giant march across Cairo to Tahrir. “We all know even if the Brotherhood are strong, the military council is still stronger. ... What we all want is an end to military rule,” she said. Both sides were intent on bringing out as many supporters as possible to show their weight in a nation still reeling from the aftershocks of Mubarak’s ouster.

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New planting map reflects global warming WASHINGTON — Global warming is hitting not just home, but garden. The colorcoded map of planting zones often seen on the back of seed packets is being updated by the government, illustrating a hotter 21st century. It’s the first time since 1990 that the U.S. Department of Agriculture has revised the official guide for the nation’s 80 million gardeners, and much has changed. Nearly entire states, such as Ohio, Nebraska and Texas, are in warmer zones. The new guide, unveiled Wednesday at the National Arboretum, arrives just as many home gardeners are receiving their seed catalogs and dreaming of lush flower beds in the spring. It reflects a new reality: The coldest day of the year isn’t as cold as it used to be, so some plants and trees can now survive farther north. “People who grow plants are well aware of the fact that temperatures have gotten more mild throughout the year, particularly in the wintertime,” said Boston University biology professor Richard Primack. “There’s a lot of things you can grow now that you couldn’t grow before.”

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Hope fading President Obama’s State of the Union address gets high marks for style but failed to inspire Americans.

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ew American presidents can match the manner in which President Obama can deliver a well-written State of the Union address. He is superb! However, Obama’s address Tuesday failed to inspire and enthuse his congressional audience or his national television audience. His strong and loyal political supporters said he had delivered a masterful message, but based on numerous reviews and critiques, the president fell short of the hopes of many. It was the usual State of the Union speech, delivered by both Democratic and Republican presidents. A president’s inaugural address and first State of the Union addresses outline dreams and changes for the better. The speech by an incumbent as he launches his campaign for a second term, tries to pass over failures and unmet promises, blame the lack of positive results on the other party and call for new, groundbreaking legislation. Obama’s Inaugural Address projected a new, brighter day for this nation and its people. His listeners were excited, and his call for “change” was accepted with enthusiasm and hope. Now, three years later, Obama’s message rang hollow. He tried calling for new efforts, new programs and new goals, but it didn’t have the punch many of his supporters had hoped for. Part of the problem is that he is dealing with many unsuccessful efforts during the past three years, and viewers and listeners have reason to wonder whether he can have a better record of success if given another four years in the White House. Many major conditions and challenges facing this country have not improved. In fact, they have become far more serious. In the Republican response to Obama’s speech Indiana Gov. Mitch Daniels pointed out that the percentage of Americans with jobs is at the lowest level in decades, one in five men of prime working age and nearly half of all people under 30 are unemployed. In three years, he said, the national debt has jumped by trillions of dollars, the federal government now spends one of every four dollars in the nation’s economy and borrows one of every three dollars it spends. The governor added, “no feature of the Obama presidency has been sadder than its constant efforts to divide us, to curry favor with some Americans by castigating others.” It’s likely most presidential elections have been labeled as being “the most important of our generation.” Again, this is being said about the upcoming November election, but it does seem American voters will be asked to choose between two extremely differing philosophies in the 2012 election. One party calls for more government control in most every phase of our activities, and the other party believes government is meant to serve the people rather than supervise them. The “fundamental changes in this country” Obama favors are dangerous and, if the GOP is to be successful, the person selected to challenge Obama will have to be strong, smart, articulate, visionary, honest and believable. Otherwise, with a growing number of Americans now receiving federal assistance in one way or another and counting on Obama to continue this aid, it is going to be extremely difficult for the GOP to win the race for the White House. Four more years of the Obama administration will place this country in a perilous position. LAWRENCE

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Gingrich makes coded appeal to racism I got my first job when I was 12. The deacons at my church paid me $2 a week to keep it swept and mopped. So I do not need Newt Gingrich to lecture me about a good work ethic. In this, I suspect I speak for the vast majority of 39 million African-Americans. There has been a lot of talk about whether Gingrich’s recent language, including his performance at last week’s South Carolina debate and his earlier declaration that Barack Obama has been America’s best “food stamp president,” amounts to a coded appeal to racist sensitivities. The answer is simple: yes. In this, Gingrich joins a line of Republicans stretching back at least to Richard Nixon. From that president’s trumpeting of “law and order” (i.e., “I will get these black demonstrators off the streets”) to Ronald Reagan’s denunciation of “welfare queens” (i.e., “I will stop these lazy black women from living high on your tax dollars”) to George H.W. Bush’s use of Willie Horton (i.e., “Elect me or this scary black man will get you”) the GOP long ago mastered the craft of using nonracial language to say

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For as much as Republicans decry the so-called politics of envy, they still seem right at home practicing the politics of racial resentment — and mass distraction.”

racial things. So Gingrich is working from a well-thumbed playbook when he hectors blacks about their work ethic and says they should demand paychecks and not be “satisfied” with food stamps. As if most blacks had ever done anything else. As if an unemployment rate that for some mysterious reason runs twice the national

average does not make paychecks hard to come by. As if blacks were the only, or even the majority of, food stamp recipients. When challenged on this by debate moderator Juan Williams, Gingrich went after it like Babe Ruth after a hanging curve ball, delivering a strident defense of the need to teach poor kids the value of a paycheck. “Only the elites,” he lectured, “despise earning money.” It won him a standing ovation. Let’s be clear. To the degree Gingrich’s argument is that stubborn, intergenerational poverty is often fed by habits and ways of life inimical to the building of wealth, he is exactly right. But those habits and ways afflict the white hollows of Appalachia as much as the black heart of urban America, and when Gingrich defines poverty solely as blackness, he is not critiquing poverty, but race. The South Carolina audience sure got the message. That state is one of the poorest in the Union: fifth-lowest median income, poverty rate of 18.2 percent. So if the point is just that the poor must get up off their

backsides, why would they applaud? They are the poor. They applaud because they understand he is not talking about them. He is saying, “Elect me and I will get these black people’s hands out of your pocket.” For as much as Republicans decry the so-called politics of envy, they still seem right at home practicing the politics of racial resentment — and mass distraction. In so doing, they tap a rich vein of stereotype and preconception about the supposed laziness of African-American people. One of my students shared this parable: A rich white man sits with a poor white man and poor black man at a table laden with cookies. The rich white man snatches all the cookies but one, then turns to the poor white man and says, “Watch out for that darky. I think he wants to take your cookie.” It works every time. — Leonard Pitts Jr., winner of the 2004 Pulitzer Prize for commentary, is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CST each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.

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Pro-life? To the editor: I heard our beloved governor on the radio blathering about how “Kansas is now a pro-life state and we’re gonna keep it that way!” Cut funds for cervical cancer screenings … pro-life? Cut funds for pre-natal care … pro-life? Cut funds for post-natal care so our infant mortality in some counties rivals Third World countries … pro-life? Cut Medicaid funding so many people who are sick just have suck it up … pro-life? Try to cut funding for SRS offices so food stamps become unavailable for our neediest … pro-life? Make sure gay people feel like outcasts … pro-life? Good job, Brownie. You are making our state an embarrassment. There are consequences for this kind of behavior. Charles Gruber, Lawrence

Nanny state To the editor: The Obama administration has once again flouted the Constitution of the United States by requiring religion-based hospitals and other health care facilities to provide contraceptives and abortifacients. The administration, by requiring that these faith-based health care facilities comply with this order from the Department of Health and Human Services, has crossed the line into oligarchic territory. The First Amendment clearly states: Congress shall make no law respecting and establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof ... When will the bigotry and assault on religion by this administration end? Will the administration argue next that a child in a religion-based school and receiving WIC assistance must be taught all forms of religion because Federal funds are fungible? Some of you may laugh at this assertion because it is absurd, but governmental intru-

sion into any freedom is just that, intrusion. Prior to 1973 and Roe v. Wade, it was thought absurd that anybody could perceive a child in the womb as anything other than a child. In one of the most cowardly rulings of a U.S. court they refused to acknowledge what medicine has taught for most of recorded history: Life begins at conception. Barack Hussein Obama continues to legislate from the oval office, callously trampling the rights of every American in order to push forward his nanny state agenda. Scott Burkhart, Lawrence

Wiley building To the editor: In the Public Forum of Jan. 16, Paul Gray suggests the Kansas University music building be named the Russell Wiley Music Building. I firmly agree. I was Wiley’s secretary for several years and watched him direct the musical groups and mentor students as they asked for his help. He was very busy but always made time for them. They liked participating in his bands and orchestra, as well as the personal attention they received. The Russell. L. Wiley Music Building will make sense to many alums. Penny Lungren, Lawrence

‘Fixing’ Kansas To the editor: What’s the matter with Kansas? Gov. Brownback apparently knows the answer: There is nothing wrong with Kansas that can’t be fixed by an unqualified out-ofstate “expert.” First, an inexperienced import from Florida “fixed” our social services system. Now, Arthur Laffer, a discredited Reaganomics retread from Nashville, has pocketed $75,000 for “fixing” our tax structure — so that the less one earns, the less one keeps!

Mr. Laffer assures us that a whopping tax increase for the very poorest Kansans will pay for itself by being “plowed back” into government programs to “help” these same people. But doesn’t this make low-income families more, rather than less, dependent on government? And isn’t that strategy merely a liberal ploy to subjugate individuals to the welfare state? Mr. Laffer’s public defense of his proposals is laughably false:

“Reducing taxes on high-earning individuals will create jobs.” No. Jobs are created by prosperous businesses, not individuals; individuals usually invest by acquiring existing wealth rather than creating new opportunities.

 “Taxing earned income is a disincentive for people to work.” No. How many of us plan on quitting our jobs to avoid paying income tax? In fact, the real economic disincentive is the regressive sales tax Mr. Laffer prefers. But all these problems are just the tip of an iceberg. If there is no taxation without representation, how do out-of-state “consultants” and secret “advisory” committees represent the taxpayers of Kansas? Maybe there is something the matter with Kansas — and maybe we should send it back to Nashville! Peter Gegenheimer, Lawrence

I listened to the mayor offer responses to points of concern. After leaving, I came to wonder how it is that the mayor is allowed to lead a task force that comes up with a recommendation he fostered and favors and in turn gets to vote on. It seems quite improper. Whether it’s a clear case of conflict of interest or not, if Mayor Cromwell has any integrity he will recuse himself from the final vote by the City Commission. Catherine Bolton, Lawrence

Clear choice

To the editor: Newt Gingrich is obviously the embodiment of conservative ideals and best represents exactly what the conservative Republicans are all about. He is the one candidate that the Republicans can present that will clearly give the nation a real choice between Conservative vs. liberal points of view and make a real difference as to the future direction of the nation. Gingrich and Obama clearly represent the different directions that America can choose for the future and this election is critical for time is short. Obama is also clearly the best representative of the liberal left and is dedicated to taking the nation in that direction most particularly with the national health issue. There are also clear choices in future national policies both foreign and domestic. So let’s pay close attention to the debates To the editor: and decide and vote your choice. I participated in the recent Everett Hickam, public forum sponsored by the Lawrence city’s Solid Waste Task Force. On the surface, the forum has Letters Policy the effect of the task force apLetters to the Public Forum should be 250 pearing to be interested in the or less, be of public interest and should thoughts of citizens so they can words avoid name-calling and libelous language. The proceed with a recommendation Journal-World reserves the right to edit letters, as they already seem predisposed long as viewpoints are not altered. By submitting to regardless of very legitimate letters, you grant the Journal-World a nonexclusive concerns put forth. It doesn’t license to publish, copy and distribute your work, seem they’ve done their due while acknowledging that you are the author of work. Letters must bear the name, address and diligence in determining a sys- the telephone number of the writer. Letters may be tem that is equitable and offers submitted by mail to Box 888, Lawrence Ks. 66044 a choice to residents. or by email to: letters@ljworld.com

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Abundant sunshine

Breezy with increasing clouds

Mostly sunny, breezy and cooler

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Partly sunny and windy

High 51° Low 22° POP: 0%

High 54° Low 21° POP: 10%

High 44° Low 19° POP: 5%

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High 55° Low 35° POP: 5%

Wind NNW 8-16 mph

Wind WSW 10-20 mph

Wind WNW 10-20 mph

Wind ESE 7-14 mph

Wind SSW 12-25 mph

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Kearney 53/26

McCook 56/26 Oberlin 53/26 Goodland 54/25

Beatrice 46/25

Oakley 52/28

Russell Salina 53/26 57/28

Manhattan 53/21 Topeka 50/25 Emporia 50/24

Great Bend 54/26 Dodge City 53/29

Garden City 50/25 Liberal 54/27

Kansas City 50/30

Chillicothe 46/25 Marshall 48/27

Lawrence Kansas City 48/28 51/22

Sedalia 49/27

Nevada 54/26

Chanute 53/26

Hutchinson 58/26 Wichita Pratt 52/27 54/28

Centerville 42/25

St. Joseph 48/22

Sabetha 47/28

Concordia 50/27 Hays 54/25

Clarinda 42/23

Lincoln 46/22

Grand Island 50/26

Coffeyville Joplin 55/27 55/29

Springfield 52/27

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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 49 24 s 50 21 pc Independence 56 25 pc 57 29 pc 54 22 s 54 16 pc Belton 50 29 s 52 24 pc Fort Riley 48 28 s 52 24 pc Burlington 52 28 s 54 25 pc Olathe Coffeyville 55 27 pc 55 28 pc Osage Beach 52 23 pc 54 28 pc Osage City 50 26 s 53 21 pc Concordia 50 27 s 46 19 sf 52 27 s 53 23 pc Dodge City 53 29 s 50 23 pc Ottawa 52 27 s 53 21 pc Holton 50 27 s 51 23 pc Wichita Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice. Seattle 45/28

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

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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Severe weather will push across the South today. Rain and flash flooding will stretch from Arkansas to West Virginia. Colder air will sweep into the Plains, while sunshine warms the Southwest. More rain and mountain snow are in store for the Northwest and northern Rockies. Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 56 37 r 58 34 s Albuquerque 53 33 s 57 33 s Miami 80 71 s 80 69 t Anchorage 6 -5 sf 6 -6 c Milwaukee 39 23 pc 38 21 pc Atlanta 68 56 sh 62 43 t Minneapolis 34 18 pc 30 16 sf Austin 57 37 pc 66 35 s Nashville 60 35 r 58 34 s Baltimore 46 36 r 53 36 r 66 46 pc Birmingham 72 47 t 66 40 pc New Orleans 74 53 t New York 46 42 r 53 37 r Boise 48 28 sh 38 25 s Omaha 42 22 s 39 17 sf Boston 38 35 pc 50 32 r 80 61 pc 80 59 t Buffalo 40 32 c 38 27 pc Orlando Philadelphia 46 42 r 56 36 r Cheyenne 55 34 pc 36 17 sf 72 48 s 75 50 s Chicago 43 21 pc 37 23 pc Phoenix 46 36 r 44 30 pc Cincinnati 46 29 r 45 30 pc Pittsburgh Cleveland 44 27 r 44 28 pc Portland, ME 34 27 pc 44 25 i Portland, OR 48 27 r 44 27 s Dallas 56 35 c 64 37 s 60 33 pc 52 23 pc Denver 54 36 pc 39 20 sn Reno Richmond 58 52 r 64 35 r Des Moines 40 25 s 37 18 sf 64 44 pc 64 35 pc Detroit 42 25 c 43 26 pc Sacramento St. Louis 48 29 pc 49 31 pc El Paso 60 37 s 62 38 s Fairbanks -34 -51 c -37 -50 pc Salt Lake City 46 33 pc 44 19 c 74 52 s 67 53 s Honolulu 80 67 pc 80 68 pc San Diego San Francisco 61 49 pc 61 43 pc Houston 59 43 pc 65 40 s 45 28 sh 40 29 pc Indianapolis 46 25 r 46 31 pc Seattle 38 20 sf 30 17 s Kansas City 48 28 s 51 23 pc Spokane Tucson 72 43 s 75 45 s Las Vegas 66 49 s 69 47 s Tulsa 56 31 pc 56 31 pc Little Rock 54 34 r 56 33 s Wash., DC 49 46 r 57 35 r Los Angeles 82 54 s 76 53 s National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Harlingen, TX 88° Low: Big Piney, WY -5°

WEATHER HISTORY

Record warmth spread along the East Coast on Jan. 26, 1950, with a high of 74 at Philadelphia. During the winter of 1949-1950, no measurable snow fell in Philadelphia.

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is the longest below-freezing period in the the lower 48 Q: What states? 176 Days. Landon, N.D.; Oct. 17, 1935, through April 10, 1936.

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FRIENDS & NEIGHBORS

THE FRATERNAL ORDER OF EAGLES took boys from the O’Connell Youth Ranch on a holiday shopping spree at Walmart on Dec. 3. Eagle members from throughout Kansas attended this annual event. Fundraisers held throughout the year provide each boy with $100 to spend on themselves and $50 to spend on gifts for their family members. After shopping, the boys are treated to pizza at CiCi’s. State officers from the Fraternal Order of Eagles are pictured, from left: back row, John Kaiser, Terry Hundley, Leroy Bateson, David Keating, Jim Rodgers, Florence Rodgers and Bill Nelson; and front row, Linda Taylor, Doris Nelson, Peggy Fellers, Donna Craig and Judy Johnson. Leroy Bateson submitted the photo.

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Safety on the Web, 10 a.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Dine Out To Donate to United Way, 11 a.m.-9:30 p.m., Orient Vietnames/Oh Boy Chicken, 1006 Mass. Baker University’s annual Martin Luther King celebration, 11 a.m., Osborne Chapel at the campus in Baldwin City. Benefit for Lawrence Community Shelter, 4-10 p.m., Bambino’s, 1540 Wakarusa Drive. KU Youth Chorus Rehearsal, 4:30-5:45 p.m., Room 320 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Baker University Community Choir Rehearsal, 6-7:50 p.m., McKibben Recital Hall (Owens Musical Arts Building), 408 8th St. Baldwin City. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Big Tent: Stories & Poems in Three Acts, with Julianne Buchsbaum (poetry), Benjamin Cartwright (poetry), Mary Stone Dockery (fiction), 7 p.m., The Raven Bookstore, 8 E. Seventh St. Ballard Center Presents Bfore B3 - Battle of the Bands!, 7 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. “Crimes of the Heart,” 7 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La. Meat and Greet: Sustainable Ranching in Kansas, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Maple Leaf Quilt Guild, 7 p.m., Baldwin City Library, 800 Seventh St. “Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.

27 FRIDAY

Dedication and groundbreaking for Stan Herd earthwork, 3 p.m., near Horticultural Science Center at Johnson County Community College, Overland Park. Benefit for Lawrence Community Shelter, 4-10 p.m., Bambino’s, 1540 Wakarusa Drive. “Crimes of the Heart,” 7 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La. KU Opera presents “The Magic Flute,” 7:30 p.m., Inge Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Reading and Signing: Jo McDougall, “Daddy’s Money: a Memoir of Farm and Family,” and Al Ortolani, “Finding the Edge,” 7 p.m., The Raven Bookstore, 8 E. Seventh St. Open mic poetry night at The Mirth Café, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 745 N.H. “Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Free Community Yoga Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., Breathe Holistic Life Center, 1407 Mass. Music by Megan Leigh, 8 p.m., Dynamite Saloon, 721 Mass. Stacy Stringer and the Dead Ringers, 8 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora.

Final Fridays All events are 5-9 p.m. unless otherwise noted. Aimee’s Cafe And Coffeeshop, 1025 Mass.: Nine-year-old artist Finn Strong will be the exhibiting his work. 1109 Gallery, 1109 Mass.: “Gratitude,” new works by the many volunteers of the 1109 Gallery, opening reception 7-9 p.m. The Bourgeois Pig, 6 E. Ninth St.: “A Valentine Show: Works On Paper By Bernadette Zacharias.” Signs Of Life Gallery, 722 Mass.: An evening with the Chiara String Quartet. The Invisible Hand Gallery, 801 1/2 Mass.: Carla Aspenberg: “Shattered,” reception from 6-9pm. Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H.: Reception for “Hay

Wire,” solo exhibition by Hon Chung Zhang; Reception for “The Articulate Body, solo exhibition by Jennifer Crupi; Rex Hausmann Project, Jan. 23-March 3. Phoenix Gallery, 825 Mass.: Demonstrating artist: Liza MacKinnon, MacKomics Studio Teller’s Restaurant, 746 Mass.: Works by artist Jori Cheville Wonder Fair Art Gallery, Shoppe And Studo, 803 Mass.: Wonder Fair in Pairs: “Togethers,” with works by teams Misha & Amy Kligman, and Nick Ward & Amber Hansen, opening soiree from 6-10 p.m. Smiling Mad Designs, 3 Giggling Girls, Inkello Letterpress, 801 1/2 Mass. Suite 3: Shop a variety of handmade items and find something sweet for your Valentine! Star Struck Clothing, 16 E. Eighth St., grand opening party. Watkins Community Museum, Lobby, 1047 Mass.: Photographer Bob Buchanan will have a new installation of prints. The Watkins will also celebrate the 151st birthday of Elizabeth Watkins with a family activity. The Douglas County Genealogical Society will be available to answer family history research questions. Diane’s Artisan Gallery, 4 E. Seventh St.: “Winter Celebration and Annual Sale.” Copt/Feiden Gallery, 815 Mass.: This will be the night of the gallery closing as it was a temporary space just for the holidays. The artists will celebrate from 5-8 p.m. with live music and refreshments Lost Art Space, 845 Mass.: “Sweet/Sweat Shop,” 6-10 p.m., live music by One Million Light Years & DJ Barrr at 9 p.m. Love Garden Sounds, 822 Mass.: “Animal/Magnetism,” new works by Jesse Gray, plus music by Animism, which starts 7:30-ish. The Percolator, in the alley behind the Arts Center: A Final Fridaze Extravaganza, come have soup, hear music and readings, enjoy the art, open at 5, performances after 7.

28 SATURDAY

Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Pinckney Elementary’s Really BIG Sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Pinckney School, 810 W. Sixth St. Girl Scout Cookie booth, 9 a.m.-noon, Walmart, 3300 Iowa. Annual Kaw Valley Eagles Day, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Perry American Legion. Paul Messner Puppets Present St. George and the Dragon, 10 a.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Girl Scout Cookie booth, 12:15-3:15 p.m., Walmart, 3300 Iowa. Paul Messner Puppets Present St. George and the Dragon, 1 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Ragtime Piano Rehearsal / Jam Session, 2-4 p.m.,

Watkins Community Museum of History, 1047 Mass. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Growing Food, Growing Health Community Dinner, 6 p.m., West Middle School cafeteria, 2700 Harvard Road Fundraiser for Free State High School baseball and softball teams, 6-11 p.m., Alvamar Country Club, 1809 Crossgate Drive. “Crimes of the Heart,” 7 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La. KU Opera presents “The Magic Flute,” 7:30 p.m., Inge Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “Bloody Murder,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Lonnie Ray Band, 8 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th St., Eudora.

29 SUNDAY

Author Carolyn Custis James speaking at Morning Star Church services, 9 a.m. and 11 a.m., 998 N. 1771 Road. Chiara String Quartet, 2 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. 2012 Bleeding Kansas Lecture Series, “The Underground Railroad on the Kansas Frontier” by Todd Mildfelt, 2-3:30 p.m., Constitution Hall, 319 Elmore St., Lecompton. “Bloody Murder,” 2:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Faculty Recital Series: Vince Gnojek, saxophone, 2:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. 2012 Presidential Lecture Series, with Richard Norton Smith, 3 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Robert Burns Night, Lawrence’s 16th celebration, 6 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Ecumenical Taize Service, 6 p.m., Trinity Lutheran Church, 1245 N.H. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. KU Opera presents “The Magic Flute,” 7:30 p.m., Inge Theater, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, sign-up at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

More information on these listings can be found at LJWorld.com and Lawrence.com.

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KANSAS 62, TEXAS TECH 43

Dynamite Davis KU’s No. 21 blows out 21st-ranked Texas Tech

Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Jayhawks on track for tourney appearance

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Wednesday afternoon, Kansas University junior Carolyn Davis stopped by the office of KU women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson and was shown a box score from a 2011 game against Texas Tech that revealed that Davis took just five shots in a road loss. After glancing at the box score and digesting what she saw, Davis asked about the square Henrickson had drawn around the five shot attempts. “‘Squares are bad, circles are good,’” Henrickson recalled telling Davis. “It was the only mark on the stat sheet and she put it back on my desk and said, ‘I gotcha.’” A few hours, 24 shots and 34 points later, Davis and the Jayhawks trounced No. 21 Texas Tech, 62-43, to pick up their second victory against a ranked opponent this season. “Once I saw that, it kind of drove me to play hard tonight,” said Davis when asked about the friendly reminder from her head coach. “It was kind of surprising. I didn’t realize that. I actually thought I played pretty good last year, but obviously not.” That wasn’t a problem Wednesday. Despite a couple of early misses — Davis was 10for-17 in the first half and 7-for7 in the second — the forward from Houston found her rhythm by getting great position, running the floor and converting with confidence. “She didn’t finish well early, and we talked in the huddle about how she had to take out her frustration on the rim,” Henrickson said. Added junior guard Angel Goodrich: “I wouldn’t say I’m shocked or anything because we need her to do that. We need her to be who she is.” Thanks to Wednesday’s performance, Davis is now tops in Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B

John Young/Journal-World Photo

KANSAS UNIVERSITY FORWARD CAROLYN DAVIS (21) SHOOTS OVER Texas Tech defender Ebony Walker (42) for two of her game-high 34 points on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.

Even without sophomore scoring sensation Keena Mays, who quit the team after her hottest stretch of games, and even without Asia Boyd, the highest-ranked recruit of the Bonnie Henrickson era, getting meaningful minutes, the Kansas University women’s basketball team has what it takes to get to the NCAA Tournament. Yeah, yeah, yeah, you’ve read the “this is the year the drought ends” stuff before and have developed such an immunity to it you can’t even hear the wolf cry anymore, but this year really is different. Honest. No lie. I’m typing, so you already know my fingers aren’t crossed. Sure, the Jayhawks didn’t look their best for stretches Wednesday night in scoring a 62-43 victory against a Texas Tech squad that was without its leading scorer and rebounder, Kierra Mallard. But they showed enough skill and savvy to make a ticket to the underthe-rim version of March Madness seem not only realistic, but probable. Eighth-year coach Bonnie Henrickson has had talent in the past and, at times, even healthy talent. But she never has had three experienced players performing at such a high level at the same time. The divergent talents of junior center Carolyn Davis, senior power forward Aishah Sutherland and junior point guard/magician Angel Goodrich complement each other so well that it’s difficult to see a scenario in which they won’t figure out a way to deliver Kansas an NCAA Tournament bid Please see KEEGAN, page 3B

HIGH SCHOOL WRESTLING

Lawrence High backs up No. 2 rank against Free State By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo

FREE STATE’S SPENCER WILSON, LEFT, AND LAWRENCE HIGH’S REECE WRIGHTCONKLIN, RIGHT, STRUGGLE FOR POSITION in a battle of top-ranked 182-pound wrestlers on Wednesday at LHS. Wright-Conklin won on points as the Lions defeated the Firebirds overall.

The order of events was atypical Wednesday night for the wrestling edition of the city showdown, but the results weren’t out of the ordinary for Lawrence High, the No. 2 team in Class 6A. The Lions held off rival Free State, 54-21, in a dual that began with the 138-pound weight class instead of the usual starting point, 106. Lawrence coach Pat Naughton thought the already highly anticipated dual would have some extra flair if the rundown got shaken up. He and FSHS coach Mike Gillman agreed to randomly draw a weight class that would start the dual at LHS, and 138 was chosen. With five ranked wrestlers between 106 and 132, the varied schedule could have rattled Lawrence, but the Lions still opened the dual with a pair of pinfall victories by sophomores

Austin Magdaleno (138) and Ryan Bellinger (145). When Free State answered with back-to-back wins by junior Ben Soukup (152) and sophomore Stan Skwarlo (160), Naughton said LHS started feeling the impact of the revamped order. “We’re strong all the way through, but it’s our lightweights that kind of start us off,” Naughton said. “But tonight, with the start at 138, we kind of put the pressure on our bigger guys to get going,” Lawrence held a slim 12-9 lead after four matches, but LHS senior Nick Pursel scored another pin for the Lions heading into the most anticipated match of the night between the top two 182-pounders in 6A, No. 1 Reece Wright-Conklin of LHS and No. 2 Spencer Wilson of FSHS. Early in the first period, Wright-Conklin took Wilson down and looked like he might manage an early pin. However, Wilson kept his shoulders off

the mat then and for the remainder of the match before WrightConklin picked up a 10-6 victory and handed Wilson his first loss of the season. Despite the setback, Wilson complimented his foe for the quick start. “At the beginning I wasn’t sure how it was gonna go, and he caught me,” Wilson said. To the Free State junior’s credit, Wright-Conklin said, the match kept going. “I should’ve had him there,” the LHS senior said, “but he was a strong fighter. He was stronger than I thought he was gonna be.” In the next contested weight class, Lions senior Brad Wilson kept his outstanding season going with a pin of Tyler Sampson. After LHS won eight of the 11 contested matches, Brad said he was proud of his Lawrence teammates. “We came out and wrestled Please see WRESTLING, page 10B


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Colts name Ravens defensive coordinator Pagano their new coach INDIANAPOLIS — The Indianapolis Colts hired Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano as their new head coach on Wednesday. The team said Pagano would be introduced at a news conference today. It will be the first head coaching job for the 51-year-old Pagano, who has been a career assistant until now with stops in Oakland and Cleveland in the NFL and stints at schools including Miami and North Carolina. Pagano He replaces Jim Caldwell, who was fired after the Colts’ 2-14 season in which quarterback Peyton Manning never played a down as he recovered from neck surgery. The Colts fired Caldwell last week after three seasons.

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Raiders, Allen finalizing deal ALAMEDA, CALIF. — For more than three decades, the Oakland Raiders operated under a similar formula with late owner Al Davis hiring offensive-minded head coaches and remaining deeply involved in devising the team’s defense. That pattern has changed with new general manager Reggie McKenzie’s first major hiring since taking over the football operations earlier this month. McKenzie is finalizing a contract to make Denver defensive coordinator Dennis Allen

the team’s next head coach, a person familiar with the process said Wednesday on condition of anonymity because the team is not publicly discussing the search.

Goodell’s contract extended NEW YORK — NFL commissioner Roger Goodell has had his contract extended through the 2018 season. The league says a resolution was approved at a December owners meeting to negotiate an extension with Goodell, who took over for Paul Tagliabue in 2006. His original fiveyear contract was extended in 2009, and the new extension was announced Wednesday.

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Royals invite 16 to training KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas City Royals have invited 16 players to spring training, including highly touted prospects Mike Montgomery and Wil Myers and veterans Kevin Kouzmanoff and Zach Miner. The team announced the invites in a statement Wednesday. Montgomery is considered the organization’s top prospect.

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Paterno services held STATE COLLEGE, PA. — With students, alumni and fans lining the streets, Joe Paterno’s funeral procession drove slowly

Aquahawks openings: The Lawrence Aquahawks swimming team is always accepting new members. The Aquahawks are a year-round USA Swimming-sponsored competitive swim team. The Aquahawks offer a swim lesson program and competitive swim team for all ages. The Aquahawks are coached by professional coaches with weekly practices geared toward a variety of skill levels. For information contact Zach at 785393-7966 or zach@aquahawks.org.

Indoor facility rental: An indoor baseball practice facility is available for team rental and taking reservations for the winter sessions. For information, visit www.thefacilitylawrence.com.

Sidekicks seeking: The 12U Lawrence Sidekicks are looking for one pitcher and possibly one position player for the upcoming year. Contact Michael Monroe at (785)423-1532 or e-mail hornet@ sunflower.com to schedule a tryout.

10-U Phenix: The 10U Lawrence Phenix is looking for a couple of players to round out the roster. Please contact Rick Ross at 620-491-3260 or email sooners_ fan23@yahoo.com for more information and to schedule a tryout.

Cycling team: Join Team GP VeloTek (www.gpvelotek.com) to improve your road cycling. Open to youth and adults from beginners to advance cyclists. We even have free loaner bikes for kids, too. Contact coach Jim Whittaker at 913.269. VELO or velotek@aol.com.

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 sportsdesk@ ljworld.com or call 832-7147.

Baseball signups: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking team entries for the 2012 Heinrich League & Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association season. To register, stop by Holcom Park Recreation Center or go online at www. lprd.org to download a registration form. LPRD will accept the first eight team entries per age division. A deposit will be required to reserve a spot in the league. For information, contact the youth sports office at 832-7940.

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MELBOURNE, AUSTRALIA — Victoria Azarenka defeated defending champion Kim Clijsters, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3, today to advance to the Australian Open final. Azarenka will play in her first Grand Slam final in her 25th major and will take on the winner of the later semifinal between Maria Sharapova and Petra Kvitova.

tion, contact Kit Harris, kharris@ usd348.com or 785-221-8025.

FSHS fundraiser: A fundraiser for Free State High’s baseball and softball teams will be held 6-11 p.m. Jan. 28 at Alvamar Country Club. The adults-only fundraiser will include live and silent auctions and a trivia night. The funds raised will go toward the construction of new indoor batting cages that both teams will benefit from year-round. Aquahawks clinic: The Lawrence Aquahawks and the Lawrence Indoor Aquatic Center will host a “USA Olympic Swim Clinic� from 10 a.m.-noon on Jan. 29 at the Indoor Aquatic Center. Olympic gold medalists Josh Davis and Ian Crocker will be at the pool and in the water performing small-group personal instruction on champion performance and technique. Swimmers will be able to ask questions of the Olympians, take pictures and get autographs. This clinic is open to all ages 5-18. To reserve a spot, call Candy at 785-423-1223.

FUNdamental Softball: Learn the proper mechanics and techniques to playing softball. Emphasis placed on fundamental instruction teaching the aspects of pitching, catching, fielding, baserunning and hitting. Coach or team consulting available, too. Sessions held at Big Springs Sports Facility. For information, contact LuAnn Metsker at 785-331-9438 or dmgshowpig@aol.com.

Softball fundraiser: Free State High softball will hold its annual biscuits-and-gravy breakfast fund-

raiser from 8-11 a.m. on Jan. 28 at the FSHS cafeteria. Cost is $5 at the door, all you can eat. Coffee, milk and orange juice will be provided.

Cagers tryouts: The Kansas Cagers Basketball Club is adding a competitive sixth-grade team to its program and invites interested players to tryouts 1-2:30 p.m. Jan. 29 at Tonganoxie Middle School. The Cagers are looking for dedicated players who want to improve basketball fundamentals and compete at the highest levels. For information, contact Jason at jmccoy34@sbcglobal.net.

Soccer camps: Kaw Valley Soccer will hold winter soccer camps for preschoolers (9-9:50 a.m.) and K-3 (10-10:50 a.m.) on Feb. 4, 11, 18, 25 and March 3 at Sunflower Elementary. Cost is $45. There also will be two free sessions for All Girls Academy for girls 8-12 form 11 a.m.-noon on Feb. 4 and 25 at Sunflower Elementary. Register for the winter camps at www.kawvalleysoccer.com/registration. For information, call 749-5872 or email kirsten@kawvalleysoccer.com.

KVSA registration: Registration is open for the Kaw Valley Soccer Association’s spring soccer, with age groups from 3 to U19. Deadline is March 15. For information, call 749-5872 or email kirsten@kawvalleysoccer.com.

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Hole-in-one: Dick Hale posted a hole-in-one on Jan. 10 on hole No. 11 at the Members’ Course at Alvamar Country Club. The yardage was 150 yards, and Hale used a 5-iron. Witnesses were Joe Levy, Bill Shunk and David Dutcher.

Jayhawk Baseball Camp: The Jayhawks Baseball Camp winter/ spring offerings are hitting academies: four-week sessions in February, March, April; ages 8-18, $125 — high school players may attend only in February; pitching/catching academy: four-week session starting Feb. 7, ages10-18, $125; spring training: grades K-8, March 19-20, $75. For more information, call 785864-7907.

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TODAY • Girls basketball vs. Washburn Rural in Firebird Winter Classic, 8:15 p.m. • Bowling at Olathe South, 3:30 p.m. FRIDAY • Girls basketball in Firebird Winter Classic

DENVER — Prosecutors in Castle Rock, Colo., have dismissed an assault charge against former Kansas University quarterback Brock Berglund after he completed community service, took a conflict management course and paid restitution to the alleged victim. A spokeswoman for the 18th Judicial District Attorney’s office said Wednesday that Berglund fulfilled the terms that were approved by the alleged victim. Berglund paid $2,935 in restitution.

Love 2 Run: The third-annual Love 2 Run-Lawrence will be held at 9 a.m. Feb. 11. The USATF Certified four-mile couples-themed run will start and finish at Free State High. Participants can enter as an

individual or as a couple. RegistraU10 baseball tryouts: A tion/packet pickup will be at Garry second-year U10 DCABA baseball Gribble’s Running Sports from 3-6 team is looking for two experienced p.m. on Feb. 10. and 8-9 race mornplayers fully committed to playing ing in the Free State gym. Online on a competitive team in the spring registration and information is and fall. Email jooser44@gmail.com available at www.love2runku.com. for tryout information.

Indoor facility: An indoor baseball/softball practice facility is available in Big Springs, with five full-size batting cages, three pitching tunnels and an 70-by-70-foot open area that can be expanded to 140-by-70. For information, visit www.BigSpringsSports.com or call 785-887-6700.

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Wednesday past Beaver Stadium and through the town where the longtime Penn State football coach lived and worked for more than 60 years. Thousands of mourners waited on the sidewalks, four deep and more in some places, for a glimpse of the electric blue hearse carrying Paterno’s casket. The convoy also included buses filled with Paterno’s family, former players and other guests.

OUR TOWN SPORTS Lawrence swim team and lessons: Ad Astra Area Aquatics is a competitive year-round swim team that offers practices for ages 6-18 throughout the week. AAAA is always accepting new members. For information, visit adastraareaaquatics.org or call Patrick at 3316940.

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Teahan working to correct three woes By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

Conner Teahan didn’t need a stack of box scores to give an evaluation of his recent three-point shooting stats. “They’re not good,” the senior guard said following KU’s 64-54 victory over Texas A&M on Monday. “You know what? I don’t even know what the numbers are, but when was the last time I made more than two threes in a game? I can’t remember.” It’s actually been four games since Teahan put in a pair of treys, as he went 2-for6 from three in KU’s 81-46 victory over Texas Tech Teahan on Jan. 11. Against Texas A&M, the Leawood native made one of five threes to drop his season average to 36 percent (32 of 88). “It is frustrating, because you know that’s what you’re supposed to do. That’s what you bring to the team,” Teahan said. “I’m a three-point shooter. It’s not that I don’t do too much else, but that’s my key cornerstone I need to bring to the team. When I’m not knocking it down, I’m frustrated with myself, and I know my teammates have to get frustrated.” In his last six games, Teahan has made five of 23 threepointers (22 percent). That’s after making 42 percent of his threes (27 of 65) in his first 14 games. Recently, Teahan has been getting to the gym early to put up extra three-pointers with KU assistant coach Joe Dooley. “I’ll tell you, I feel like I’m going to start really making a lot of shots,” Teahan said. “I was talking to my dad (Mark) the other night. I was like, ‘Man, I can’t buy a bucket.’ He was like, ‘Well, you’re shooting straight up and down. It looks good. You’re holding your release and everything. And I think you’re going to start making them.’” Though it’s not well known, Teahan actually retooled his shot over the summer to try to become more consistent. During that time, he worked out at Prairie Life Fitness in Overland Park with Dustin Lewis —a longtime basketball instructor and former high school coach in Palm Desert, Calif. “He was like, ‘Hey, you have a good shot, but you’re kind of a streaky shooter,’ which was kind of the truth,” Teahan said. “I would go through times where I’d make a bunch in a row, then there’d be times I’d miss four or five in a row. Which, as a good shooter, you shouldn’t miss that many in a row when you’re just shooting (in a gym).” Lewis had noticed that Teahan was shooting mostly in front of his face. When that happens, Teahan says the tendency is for a right-handed shooter’s follow-through arm to go out to the right, which results in different release points and can cause a shot to miss short, long, left or right. Teahan altered his approach, starting his hands over to the right a bit more so that his release is straight up and down. The hope is that it will create a more consistent release point, meaning he might miss threes short or long, but he shouldn’t miss them left or right. Teahan, who said he can recall every shot he takes after a game, said only two of his five shots against A&M felt like they might be short coming off his hand. “I’m telling you, when I’ve been shooting the ball, they’ve been feeling good,” Teahan said. “I’ll be sitting there shooting it, and I’ll just be like, ‘It’s going in.’ When I let it go, I feel good. Most of them felt great (Monday night). “But, you know what, I’ve got to start making them. It’s the bottom line.”

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FSHS, LHS ready for Firebird Classic By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

When the Firebird Classic tips off today at Free State High, the girls basketball teams entering with the best records might be considered the favorites to win it. But that doesn’t necessarily mean they will turn out to be the teams playing for a championship come Saturday afternoon. At least that’s the theory being posed by FSHS coach Bryan Duncan, who said the “favorites on paper” to win the classic are probably Wichita Bishop Carroll (8-2), Topeka Washburn Rural (73) and his Firebirds (6-3). “But, you know, I’ve seen some strange things happen in these tournaments,” Duncan said. “A couple of teams in the field don’t have a real

CLASSIC COVERAGE Q Get score updates from Lawrence and Free State’s games on Twitter: @LJWpreps strong record but have played a very strong schedule, including Lawrence High.” The Lions (4-5) return to the tournament field this season, and coach Nick Wood said he and his players are looking forward to the challenge of opening against one of the favorites, Washburn Rural, at 8:15 tonight. Wood said the game should let LHS find out exactly where it stands about midway through the season. “Are we ready to start competing against really good teams,” he asked, “or do

we still have a lot of work to do?” Free State, meanwhile, opens with Blue Valley West (1-9) at 6:30 tonight. FSHS has been idle since its Jan. 17 home victory over Emporia, and Duncan wants his team’s return to the court to show off the players’ aggressiveness on offense and defense. “We feel like we’ve got to set the tone for the whole weekend in that first quarter of the first game,” Duncan said. If Free State is able to do that, it will help the Firebirds accomplish their goal, which Duncan said is to win the tournament. According to the coach, the Firebirds’ past few practices have been excellent as seniors Jackie Garcia and Lynn Robinson, juniors Kennedy Kirkpatrick, Ab-

bey and Chelsea Casady and A’Liyah Rogers and sophomore Scout Wiebe prepare for their three-day stretch of home games. FSHS took second place last year as a young team, and Duncan said they want to win the classic this season. “I think the kids are really primed and ready to go,” Duncan said. The Lions, too, are feeling good about where they’re at entering the tournament. LHS won its previous two games and Wood said the girls — seniors Christina Haswood, Bri Anglin and Mutiyat Hameed; juniors Monica Howard, Anna Wright, Bri Anderson, Emma Kelly and Kylie Seaman; sophomore Kionna Coleman and freshman Marissa Pope — have played well in their

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MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Shauntal Nobles 28 1-5 2-4 3-6 2 4 Kelsi Baker 26 3-10 0-0 1-5 2 6 Chrstine Hyde 23 4-12 1-3 2-6 4 9 Casey Morris 22 0-7 0-0 1-3 0 0 Monique Smalls 33 3-8 0-1 1-4 0 7 Chynna Brown 25 5-13 1-2 3-7 2 11 Jordan Barncastle 18 2-4 0-0 1-2 0 4 Mary Bokenkamp 13 0-2 0-0 0-1 0 0 Ebony Walker 9 1-3 0-0 1-2 2 2 Team 5-6 Totals 19-64 5-13 17-42 12 43 Three-point goals: 0-7 (Barncastle 0-2, Baker 0-1, Morris 0-1, Smalls 0-1, Brown 0-1, Bokenkamp 0-1). Assists: 3 (Morris 2, Hyde 1). Turnovers: 15 (Smalls 4, Baker 2, Hyde 2, Morris 2, Brown 2, Nobles 1, Battle 1, Bokenkamp 1). Blocked shots: 5 (Nobles 3, Barncastle 1, Walker 1). KANSAS (62)

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KANSAS UNIVERSITY FORWARD AISHAH SUTHERLAND (11) FIGHTS FOR A REBOUND with Christine Hyde (5) and Shauntal Nobles during Kansas’ game against Texas Tech on Wednesday at Allen Fieldhouse.

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I thought we got off to a good start finally at home. ... I thought CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B we were really, really good early. We had good the Big 12. The 34 points were rhythm and defensively the most scored by a Big 12 we were tough.” women’s basketball player in a single game this season. KU’s second victory this year over a ranked opponent marked the first time since the 2008-09 season that the Jayhawks had achieved such a feat. “It feels awesome,” Davis said of her 34 points. “In conference play, against a ranked opponent, that’s when it matters to me most.” One of the more impressive parts about Davis’ night was the fact that all of her points came off of field goals. Davis, who averages nearly six trips to the free throw line per game, shot — and missed — just one free throw on Wednesday. Henrickson said seeing that kind of point total with just one trip to the free throw line was unusual.

— Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson “There’s a thing in the NBA, with high volume scorers, that says for every three points a guy scores, there’s a free throw,” Henrickson said. “That’s the ratio. So for her to have 34 points and none from the free throw line, that’s amazing.” Davis now has scored more than 30 points in a game seven times in her KU career. Wednesday’s total was four off of her careerhigh of 38, which she recorded against Duquesne in March of 2011. While Wednesday’s victory came largely because of Davis’ big night, both

Henrickson and her players seemed more pleased, after the game, with the fact that they finally played well against a conference opponent at home. Despite running out to a 5-2 start in league play and sitting in second place, both of KU’s conference losses came at Allen Fieldhouse. “I thought we got off to a good start finally at home,” Henrickson said. “We talked about that, how we’ve played with a great sense of urgency on the road and built leads and haven’t done that at home. I thought we were really, really good early. We had good rhythm and defensively we were tough.” KU jumped out to a 16-4 lead but saw the margin trimmed to one with 2:37 to play in the first half. “Really where they made their run was in transition, and we got caught standing and watching,” Henrickson said. KU (16-3 overall, 5-2 Big 12) responded to Texas Tech’s run with a 6-0 spurt

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Team effort propels Seabury boys to 60-43 victory over Pembroke Hill J-W Staff Reports

Seabury boys 60 Pembroke Hill 43 KANSAS CITY, MO. — With a change in philosophy, Seabury Academy’s boys basketball team won at Pembroke Hill, 60-43, Wednesday night. Seahawks coach Ashley Battles said the team did some soul-searching after a couple of rough outings and the players responded with a different approach in the road win. “We’re looking for our shot, not my shot,” the coach said.

Instead of trying to beat teams by themselves, Battles explained, the Seahawks (37) worked as a team. Thomas Diaz led Seabury with 22 points and Georgi Funtarov scored 20. Part of what made the team’s approach different, though, was Khadre Lane. He finished with six points, but Battles said the sophomore was “by far” the Seahawks’ best player against Pembroke. The coach said Lane got the ball to the right people at the right time. At 7 p.m. Friday, Seabury (3-7) will play at the Univer-

sity Academy tournament in Kansas City, Mo. Seabury 16 14 16 14 — 60 Pembroke Hill 11 6 16 10 — 43 Seabury scoring: Marcus Allen 2, Thomas Diaz 22, Georgi Funtarov 20, Garrett Gillett 8, Khadre Lane 6, Aaron Still-Lock 2.

Pembroke Hill girls 57, Seabury 23 KANSAS CITY, MO. — Alexa Gaumer scored 14 points, and Courtney Hoag had six points and seven rebounds, but the Seahawks fell to Pembroke Hill. Seabury (4-2) will play Wichita Defenders Homeschool on Friday in the University Academy Tournament in Kansas City, Mo.

past three outings. The coach said the Lions hope to give WRHS a competitive game and see what happens. “If we go out and lay an egg, it’s going to be disappointing,” Wood said. The Firebird Classic, the coach added, could serve as a turning point for the Lions. “We’ve had our ups and downs for sure,” Wood said, “and if we could somehow find a way to be really competitive this weekend and have consistency all three games, that would be a really good sign for the rest of the season.” In other first-round games today, Bishop Carroll (8-2) plays Junction City (0-10) at 3 p.m. and Leavenworth (45) plays Kansas City, Kan., Sumner Academy (4-7) at 4:45 p.m.

MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Aishah Sutherland 35 5-11 0-0 1-7 2 10 Carolyn Davis 29 17-24 0-1 2-6 3 34 Angel Goodrich 39 2-7 2-2 0-5 3 6 Monica Engelman 33 3-11 2-2 0-7 3 8 Natalie Knight 33 1-3 0-0 0-4 3 2 Asia Boyd 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 Bunny Williams 2 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Chelsea Gardner 8 1-4 0-0 1-1 1 2 CeCe Harper 13 0-0 0-2 1-2 0 0 Tania Jackson 6 0-1 0-0 1-0 0 0 Team 0-3 Totals 29-61 4-7 6-36 16 62 Three-point goals: 0-2 (Goodrich 0-1, Engelman 0-1). Turnovers: 12 (Engelman 3, Goodrich 2, Sutherland 2, Team 2, Davis 1, Gardner 1, Jackson 1). Blocked shots: 9 (Sutherland 6, Davis 1, Gardner 1, Harper 1). Steals: 6 (Knight 2, Sutherland 1, Goodrich 1, Engelman 1, Harper 1). Texas Tech 23 20 — 43 Kansas 30 32 — 62 Attendance: 2,104. Officials: Dee Kantner, Scott Yarbrough, Michol Murray.

to close the first half and an 8-0 run to open the second. That effectively ended the game. “We have a great team this year,” said senior Aishah Sutherland, the only other Jayhawk to score in double digits, with 10. “And we are ready to beat any ranked team that comes to us.” KU will face its toughest test of the season on Saturday, when the Jayhawks travel to Waco, Texas, to take on No. 1 Baylor and AllAmerican center Brittney Griner “We just have to prepare to get around Brittney Griner,” Sutherland said. “They have her and a good guard (sophomore Odyssey Sims) and we have to be able to space them out.” Texas Tech (14-5, 2-5) was without leading scorer and rebounder Kierra Mallard, who missed the game because of injury, and KU was without freshman Donielle Breaux, who Henrickson said quit the team prior to last week’s game at Oklahoma State.

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for the first time since 2000, when Marian Washington’s team lost to Vanderbilt, 7169, in Ruston, La. It all starts with Goodrich and her healthy wheels. She knows how to get to the lane and needs such small openings to fire passes off the deck and on the money to cutters and high and soft to Davis. Goodrich is the pool player who shakes the opponent’s confidence by seeing shots nobody else sees, only it’s passes she sees. This year she sees shots for herself too and makes them often enough to force the defense to respect her as a scorer. Davis catches everything and so routinely puts a soft shot off the glass for an easy bucket that when she missed shots early Wednesday it seemed as if it just wasn’t going to be her night. She only made it to the freethrow line for one shot, a miss, and she scored 34 points. Goodrich to Davis is the Jayhawks’ go-to play the way Todd Reesing to Kerry Meier was during the recent glory days of Kansas football. If that route is covered, Angel has a born knack for reading defenses and the minds of her receivers. She can sense when the defense is on its way to collapsing on Davis and feels that the Dezmon Briscoe of the team, Sutherland, is about to break free. Defensively, Goodrich can apply pressure aggressively, knowing if she gets taken on the dribble Sutherland will be salivating in anticipation of emphatically swatting a shot. In the past, Bonnie Ball had a tendency to come off too scripted, the barrage of X’s and O’s paralyzing the brain and handcuffing the creativity. This team has a different feel. “I don’t think as much,” Sutherland said. “Your freshman year, you think the most. It gets easier sophomore year. You should be good junior year, but this year I don’t think. I just do.” The perfect mindset for dancing.

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SPORTS

4B Thursday, January 26, 2012

NBA The Associated Press

Cavaliers 91, Knicks 81 CLEVELAND — Anderson Varejao had 16 rebounds, a powerful dunk down the stretch and outhustled New York’s big men as the Cavaliers ended a four-game losing streak. New York lost for the seventh time in eight games. Antawn Jamison added 15 points for the Cavs, who won their ninth straight at home over New York. The Knicks haven’t won in Cleveland since 2006. Amare Stoudemire had 19 points and 14 rebounds for the sloppy Knicks, who had 23 turnovers — six in the fourth quarter. Carmelo Anthony scored 15 points — 14 more than he had on Tuesday night — but the All-Star had another poor shooting night, going 5 of 14. NEW YORK (81) Anthony 5-14 5-7 15, Stoudemire 9-19 1-1 19, Chandler 4-6 3-4 11, Shumpert 3-9 1-2 7, Fields 5-7 3-4 13, Douglas 3-12 0-0 8, Jeffries 1-3 1-2 4, Walker 1-3 0-0 2, Bibby 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 32-76 14-20 81. CLEVELAND (91) Casspi 5-8 2-4 13, Jamison 6-15 0-0 15, Varejao 4-8 2-4 10, Irving 1-7 4-4 7, Parker 5-11 1-4 13, Samuels 3-7 0-0 6, Gibson 2-7 3-3 8, Sessions 1-5 0-0 3, Hollins 4-4 1-4 9, Gee 3-6 1-3 7. Totals 34-78 14-26 91. New York 23 22 19 17—81 Cleveland 27 18 24 22—91 3-Point Goals-New York 3-20 (Douglas 2-8, Jeffries 1-2, Stoudemire 0-1, Shumpert 0-1, Fields 0-1, Bibby 0-2, Walker 0-2, Anthony 0-3), Cleveland 9-20 (Jamison 3-4, Parker 2-4, Sessions 1-1, Casspi 1-1, Irving 1-4, Gibson 1-4, Varejao 0-1, Gee 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-New York 54 (Stoudemire 14), Cleveland 52 (Varejao 16). Assists-New York 18 (Anthony 6), Cleveland 28 (Irving 7). Total FoulsNew York 23, Cleveland 21. TechnicalsChandler. A-16,760 (20,562).

Wizards 92, Bobcats 75 WASHINGTON — Nick Young scored 20 points, and Andray Blatche had 17 points and 10 rebounds to lead Washington over Charlotte in Randy Wittman’s first game as coach. Wittman took over for the fired Flip Saunders on Tuesday, and guided the team without the benefit of a practice. Saunders’ lead assistant has been an NBA head coach twice — with Minnesota and Cleveland. His career record improved to 101-207. He didn’t change the starting lineup. CHARLOTTE (75) Brown 3-7 4-6 10, Thomas 5-9 3-4 13, Mullens 1-6 3-4 5, Walker 4-19 0-0 8, Carroll 7-10 3-3 17, Diaw 2-8 0-0 4, White 1-4 0-0 2, Higgins 4-10 4-6 13, Biyombo 0-2 1-2 1, Najera 0-0 0-0 0, Diop 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 28-78 18-25 75. WASHINGTON (92) Lewis 3-8 0-0 6, Blatche 7-15 3-4 17, McGee 3-5 0-0 6, Wall 6-9 0-0 12, Young 7-18 4-4 20, Vesely 3-3 0-1 6, Seraphin 3-6 2-3 8, Mack 1-4 1-2 4, Crawford 4-9 1-2 9, Singleton 1-4 0-0 2, Booker 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-83 11-16 92. Charlotte 17 11 21 26—75 Washington 31 17 23 21—92 3-Point Goals-Charlotte 1-9 (Higgins 1-2, Carroll 0-1, Diaw 0-2, Walker 0-4), Washington 3-10 (Young 2-4, Mack 1-2, Singleton 0-1, Crawford 0-1, Lewis 0-1, Blatche 0-1). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsCharlotte 47 (Thomas 9), Washington 59 (McGee, Blatche 10). Assists-Charlotte 13 (Walker 4), Washington 23 (Crawford 5). Total Fouls-Charlotte 12, Washington 28. A-15,286 (20,278).

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

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L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Phoenix Golden State Sacramento Wednesday’s Games Cleveland 91, New York 81 Washington 92, Charlotte 75 New Jersey 97, Philadelphia 90, OT Miami 101, Detroit 98 Indiana 95, Chicago 90 Milwaukee 105, Houston 99 Oklahoma City 101, New Orleans 91 Minnesota 105, Dallas 90 San Antonio 105, Atlanta 83 Toronto 111, Utah 106,2OT Denver 122, Sacramento 93 Golden State 101, Portland 93 L.A. Lakers 96, L.A. Clippers 91 Today’s Games Boston at Orlando, 7 p.m. Memphis at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. Friday’s Games Charlotte at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Indiana at Boston, 6:30 p.m. New Jersey at Cleveland, 6:30 p.m. Atlanta at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Milwaukee at Chicago, 7 p.m. Washington at Houston, 7 p.m. Orlando at New Orleans, 7 p.m. San Antonio at Minnesota, 7 p.m. New York at Miami, 7 p.m. Utah at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Toronto at Denver, 8 p.m. Phoenix at Portland, 9 p.m. Oklahoma City at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision). Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 16. FGs: 5-7. FTs: 3-3. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 7. FGs: 2-2. FTs: 3-3. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 11. FGs: 4-8. FTs: 2-2. Xavier Henry, New Orleans Pts: 3. FGs: 1-5. FTs: 1-2. Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta Pts: 7. FGs: 3-4. FTs: 0-0. Marcus Morris, Houston (On D-League assignment). Brandon Rush, Golden State Pts: 14. FGs: 5-8. FTs: 1-2.

Nets 97, 76ers 90, OT PHILADELPHIA — Deron Williams scored 34 points, including a go-ahead threepointer with 26.8 seconds left in overtime, to help lift New Jersey past Philadelphia. Kris Humphries had 13 points and a season-high 19 rebounds, and Jordan Farmer added 12 points for the Nets (6-13). Anthony Morrow had 16 points starting his second straight game for rookie MarShon Brooks (sore right Achilles tendon).

Wilkins fumbled the ball out of bounds for the Pistons, James drove straight at Austin Daye, drawing another foul and putting Miami up 99-98. He made two more free throws with 9.4 seconds remaining after Detroit’s Greg Monroe missed inside. Chris Bosh hit his first seven shots and finished with 27 points for Miami — which was without Dwyane Wade, who sat out because of a right ankle injury. Daye scored a career-high 28 points for the Pistons.

NEW JERSEY (97) Stevenson 1-2 0-0 3, Humphries 6-11 1-2 13, Okur 3-13 2-2 11, D.Williams 14-28 3-4 34, Morrow 5-11 4-4 16, Farmar 5-11 0-0 12, Sha.Williams 2-3 0-0 5, She.Williams 1-2 1-2 3, Owens 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-82 11-14 97. PHILADELPHIA (90) Iguodala 4-12 4-4 12, Brand 6-10 4-5 16, Battie 1-1 0-0 2, Holiday 5-13 2-2 14, Meeks 2-4 0-0 6, Young 5-9 0-0 10, L.Williams 7-15 2-4 17, Allen 2-5 2-2 6, Turner 3-10 1-2 7. Totals 35-79 15-19 90. New Jersey 22 21 23 16 15—97 Philadelphia 18 27 16 21 8—90 3-Point Goals-New Jersey 12-27 (D.Williams 3-7, Okur 3-8, Farmar 2-4, Morrow 2-4, Sha.Williams 1-2, Stevenson 1-2), Philadelphia 5-14 (Holiday 2-2, Meeks 2-4, L.Williams 1-4, Young 0-1, Turner 0-1, Iguodala 0-2). Fouled Out-Brand. Rebounds-New Jersey 54 (Humphries 19), Philadelphia 42 (Meeks 8). Assists-New Jersey 21 (D.Williams 11), Philadelphia 21 (Holiday 7). Total Fouls-New Jersey 15, Philadelphia 20. Technicals-Philadelphia defensive three second. A-13,138 (20,318).

MIAMI (101) James 9-20 13-14 32, Bosh 12-15 2-2 27, Anthony 2-4 3-4 7, Chalmers 5-7 3-3 16, Battier 0-3 0-0 0, Haslem 0-3 0-0 0, Miller 5-8 0-0 10, Curry 0-2 0-0 0, Cole 4-9 1-2 9, Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-71 22-25 101. DETROIT (98) Wilkins 4-9 0-0 9, Wallace 0-2 0-0 0, Monroe 8-14 4-4 20, Knight 7-14 2-5 17, Stuckey 3-5 9-12 15, Jerebko 3-7 0-0 7, Daye 10-18 4-4 28, Russell Jr. 1-1 0-0 2, Maxiell 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 36-72 19-25 98. Miami 24 32 24 21—101 Detroit 17 33 24 24—98 3-Point Goals-Miami 5-15 (Chalmers 3-5, Bosh 1-1, James 1-3, Miller 0-1, Cole 0-2, Battier 0-3), Detroit 7-22 (Daye 4-8, Jerebko 1-3, Knight 1-4, Wilkins 1-5, Stuckey 0-2). Fouled Out-Stuckey. Rebounds-Miami 28 (James, Bosh 6), Detroit 51 (Monroe 10). Assists-Miami 24 (James 7), Detroit 19 (Stuckey 6). Total Fouls-Miami 20, Detroit 24. Technicals-Detroit Coach Frank. A-18,058 (22,076).

Heat 101, Pistons 98 AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — LeBron James scored 32 points, including the game’s last six from the free-throw line. The Heat trailed 98-95 after a three-pointer by Detroit’s Jonas Jerebko, but James made two free throws to cut the deficit to one with 1:19 left. After Damien

Bucks 105, Rockets 99 HOUSTON — Stephen Jackson and Brandon Jennings each scored 20 points, Ersan Ilyasova had a career-high 19 rebounds after Andrew Bogut sprained his left ankle, and Milwaukee snapped an 11-game losing streak in Houston. Bogut left in the first quarter and did not return, but Milwaukee hit a season-high

14 shots from three-point range to win in Houston for the first time since Nov. 2, 1999. MILWAUKEE (105) Delfino 3-9 0-0 8, Mbah a Moute 1-3 0-0 2, Bogut 1-4 1-2 3, Jennings 6-16 4-4 20, Livingston 3-6 0-0 6, Dunleavy 6-11 3-4 18, Jackson 8-16 1-2 20, Gooden 4-8 2-2 11, Ilyasova 3-7 1-2 7, Udrih 2-6 1-1 6, Leuer 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 1-2 0-0 2, Sanders 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 39-91 13-17 105. HOUSTON (99) Parsons 7-14 2-3 16, Scola 7-11 4-5 18, Dalembert 4-9 5-6 13, Lowry 2-16 2-4 8, Martin 12-22 0-0 29, Lee 2-10 2-2 7, Dragic 2-7 0-0 4, Patterson 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 38-93 15-20 99. Milwaukee 29 13 30 33—105 Houston 23 28 19 29—99 3-Point Goals-Milwaukee 14-29 (Jennings 4-7, Dunleavy 3-5, Jackson 3-6, Delfino 2-5, Udrih 1-2, Gooden 1-2, Livingston 0-1, Ilyasova 0-1), Houston 8-31 (Martin 5-12, Lowry 2-9, Lee 1-6, Parsons 0-2, Dragic 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Milwaukee 56 (Ilyasova 19), Houston 60 (Dalembert 18). Assists-Milwaukee 26 (Udrih 7), Houston 22 (Lowry 10). Total Fouls-Milwaukee 17, Houston 15. A-10,573 (18,043).

Thunder 101, Hornets 91 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 25 points to lead the Oklahoma City to its 10th win in 11 games. The Thunder improved to 15-3, the best record in the Western Conference, despite an off night from guard Russell Westbrook and 21 turnovers. NEW ORLEANS (91) Ariza 1-8 0-0 2, Smith 4-8 0-0 8, Okafor 4-6 0-0 8, Jack 6-14 7-7 20, Belinelli 2-8 0-0 4, Landry 2-5 11-11 15, Henry 1-5 1-2 3, Aminu 5-6 1-1 11, Ayon 8-10 0-0 16, Vasquez 2-5 0-0 4, Summers 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-75 20-21 91. OKLAHOMA CITY (101) Durant 9-13 7-7 25, Ibaka 7-11 0-0 14, Perkins 1-3 1-2 3, Westbrook 4-14 6-9 14, Sefolosha 1-6 2-2 5, Harden 4-5 9-10 18, Collison 2-2 3-3 7, Jackson 2-5 0-0 4, Mohammed 1-2 0-0 2, Cook 3-3 0-0 9, Hayward 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-64 28-33 101. New Orleans 22 29 20 20—91 Oklahoma City 30 30 18 23—101 3-Point Goals-New Orleans 1-7 (Jack 1-1, Smith 0-1, Ariza 0-2, Belinelli 0-3), Oklahoma City 5-13 (Cook 3-3, Harden 1-2, Sefolosha 1-4, Jackson 0-1, Durant 0-1, Westbrook 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-New Orleans 36 (Okafor 8), Oklahoma City 40 (Ibaka, Durant 7). Assists-New Orleans 16 (Jack 5), Oklahoma City 21 (Harden 6). Total Fouls-New Orleans 24, Oklahoma City 17. Technicals-Ariza, Westbrook. A-18,203 (18,203).

Pacers 95, Bulls 90 CHICAGO — Danny Granger scored 22 points, and Indiana became the first visiting team to win on Chicago’s home floor this season. Roy Hibbert added 20 points, including a key dunk after a mad scramble that gave the Pacers a four-point lead with 13 seconds to go. The Pacers, who lost to the Bulls in a heated opening round of the playoffs last spring, trailed by 10 at the half. INDIANA (95) Granger 9-16 1-2 22, West 6-18 2-4 14, Hibbert 9-14 2-3 20, Collison 3-7 5-6 11, George 6-12 0-0 13, Hill 1-5 0-0 2, Hansbrough 3-5 4-6 10, Stephenson 0-0 0-0 0, Amundson 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 38-80 14-21 95. CHICAGO (90) Brewer 8-15 4-5 20, Boozer 5-14 1-2 11, Noah 5-9 0-0 10, Rose 9-19 5-5 24, Hamilton 6-20 4-5 17, Butler 1-1 0-0 2, Scalabrine 1-2 0-0 2, Watson 0-6 1-2 1, Korver 1-3 0-0 3, Asik 0-1 0-2 0. Totals 36-90 15-21 90. Indiana 24 20 31 20—95 Chicago 23 31 20 16—90 3-Point Goals-Indiana 5-10 (Granger 3-4, Jones 1-1, George 1-3, Hill 0-2), Chicago 3-13 (Korver 1-2, Hamilton 1-3, Rose 1-4, Scalabrine 0-1, Brewer 0-3). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Indiana 51 (Granger 9), Chicago 58 (Noah 13). Assists-Indiana 18 (Collison 8), Chicago 19 (Brewer 5). Total Fouls-Indiana 20, Chicago 20. TechnicalsHibbert, Indiana defensive three second. A-21,755 (20,917).

Timberwolves 105, Mavericks 90 DALLAS — Kevin Love had 31 points and 10 rebounds after signing his new contract. The end of the Mavericks’ seven-game home winning streak, and their franchiserecord streak of holding 15 consecutive opponents under 100 points, came after they finally received their championship rings during a pregame ceremony. MINNESOTA (105) D.Williams 4-7 1-3 10, Love 9-16 9-10 31, Milicic 4-6 0-0 8, Rubio 4-16 8-9 17, Ellington 5-15 5-6 16, Randolph 1-4 0-0 2, Johnson 2-5 0-0 5, Tolliver 1-3 0-0 3, Pekovic 4-5 5-5 13. Totals 34-77 28-33 105. DALLAS (90) Marion 6-11 3-4 15, Odom 2-14 1-2 5, Haywood 4-6 0-0 8, Kidd 3-6 0-0 8, West 1-3 0-0 3, Yi 4-11 0-0 8, Terry 8-19 0-0 17, Mahinmi 1-5 1-2 3, Cardinal 1-3 0-0 3, Beaubois 5-11 0-0 11, Wright 4-6 1-2 9, Jones 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-95 6-10 90. Minnesota 26 26 26 27—105 Dallas 27 27 18 18—90 3-Point Goals-Minnesota 9-21 (Love 4-6, Johnson 1-2, D.Williams 1-2, Tolliver 1-3, Ellington 1-3, Rubio 1-5), Dallas 6-22 (Kidd 2-5, West 1-1, Cardinal 1-3, Beaubois 1-4, Terry 1-6, Marion 0-1, Odom 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Minnesota 55 (Love 10), Dallas 53 (Haywood 10). AssistsMinnesota 20 (Rubio 12), Dallas 22 (Kidd 7). Total Fouls-Minnesota 12, Dallas 24. Technicals-Dallas defensive three second. A-20,150 (19,200).

Spurs 105, Hawks 83 SAN ANTONIO — Matt Bonner and DeJuan Blair both scored 17 points, and San Antonio handed Atlanta its first lopsided loss of the season. Jeff Teague led Atlanta with 22 points. Kirk Hinrich made his season debut, after missing 18 games recovering from shoulder surgery, and scored seven points in 14 minutes.

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SCOREBOARD High School ATLANTA (83) Williams 3-6 0-0 8, Smith 6-17 1-2 13, Pachulia 2-4 1-2 5, Teague 9-13 1-2 20, J.Johnson 5-12 0-0 10, McGrady 1-4 0-0 2, I.Johnson 3-6 2-2 8, Hinrich 3-4 0-0 7, Radmanovic 0-2 2-2 2, W.Green 1-5 0-0 3, Stackhouse 2-4 0-0 5, Pargo 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 35-80 7-10 83. SAN ANTONIO (105) Jefferson 3-10 0-0 8, Duncan 3-7 0-1 6, Blair 8-12 1-2 17, Parker 5-13 3-5 15, Leonard 4-7 0-0 8, Splitter 5-6 6-7 16, D.Green 4-9 0-0 10, Joseph 4-6 0-0 8, Bonner 6-10 0-0 17, Neal 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0, Thomas 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 42-82 10-15 105. Atlanta 18 26 17 22—83 San Antonio 24 24 28 29—105 3-Point Goals-Atlanta 6-17 (Williams 2-3, Stackhouse 1-1, Hinrich 1-1, W.Green 1-2, Teague 1-3, Pargo 0-1, Smith 0-1, Radmanovic 0-2, J.Johnson 0-3), San Antonio 11-23 (Bonner 5-7, Parker 2-4, Jefferson 2-6, D.Green 2-6). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Atlanta 41 (Williams 9), San Antonio 52 (Duncan 11). AssistsAtlanta 17 (J.Johnson 7), San Antonio 29 (Parker 7). Total Fouls-Atlanta 17, San Antonio 16. Technicals-Smith. Flagrant Fouls-Pachulia. A-17,888 (18,797).

Wednesday at Lawrence High Lawrence 54, Free State 21 Varsity results 106 — Tristan Star, LHS, def. open 113 — Garrett Girard, LHS, def. Sebastian Joseph, FSHS, pinfall 120 — Ryan Walter, LHS, def. open 126 — Hunter Haralson, LHS, def. Maurice Jacobs, FSHS, 17-2 132 — Caden Lynch, LHS, def. Andrew McLees, FSHS, 15-6 138 — Austin Magdaleno, LHS, def. Colton Steele, FSHS, pinfall 145 — Ryan Bellinger, LHS, def. Jack Kelin, FSHS, pinfall 152 — Ben Soukup, FSHS, def. Macon Ezell, LHS, 5-4 160 — Stan Skwarlo, FSHS, def. Ryan Schulties, LHS, pinfall 170 — Nick Pursel, LHS, def. Seth Holiday, FSHS, pinfall 182 — Reece Wright-Conklin, LHS, def. Spencer Wilson, FSHS, 10-6 195 — James Harkin, FSHS, def. open 220 — Brad Wilson, LHS, def. Tyler Sampson, FSHS, pinfall 285 — Reid Buckingham, FSHS, def. Alex Jones, LHS, pinfall Pre-dual senior matches 138 — Jacob Von Feldt, LHS, def. Kai Planty, FSHS, pinfall 138 — Adam Ramos, LHS, def., Terrell Davis, FSHS, pinfall 152 — Josh Song, LHS, def. Nick Hocking, FSHS, pinfall

Raptors 111, Jazz 106, 2 OT SALT LAKE CITY — Jose Calderon hit a three-pointer to tie it at the end of regulation, and Toronto rallied Big 12 Men from an 18-point first-quarter deficit to beat Utah in Kansas Baylor double-overtime. Andrea Bargnani and re- Missouri Kansas State serve Linas Kleiza each Iowa State scored 25 points for the Rap- Texas Oklahoma State tors. Oklahoma TORONTO (111) J.Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Bargnani 10-26 2-4 25, Gray 2-3 0-0 4, Calderon 5-13 0-0 12, DeRozan 6-11 4-4 17, A.Johnson 3-5 0-0 6, Bayless 1-6 3-4 5, Forbes 0-0 0-0 0, Barbosa 6-9 1-2 13, Davis 1-3 0-0 2, Kleiza 8-16 5-5 25, Butler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 43-96 15-19 111. UTAH (106) Hayward 1-9 0-0 2, Millsap 12-24 6-8 31, Favors 6-14 4-6 16, Harris 8-12 7-11 24, Bell 3-6 4-5 11, Kanter 2-4 1-2 5, Howard 0-5 0-0 0, Watson 2-4 0-0 4, Miles 4-11 2-2 11, Evans 0-0 0-2 0, Burks 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 39-90 24-36 106. Toronto 23 27 19 21 10 11—111 Utah 32 18 25 15 10 6—106 3-Point Goals-Toronto 10-28 (Kleiza 4-9, Bargnani 3-8, Calderon 2-7, DeRozan 1-2, Bayless 0-2), Utah 4-18 (Harris 1-2, Millsap 1-2, Miles 1-3, Bell 1-4, Watson 0-2, Hayward 0-5). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsToronto 52 (DeRozan 8), Utah 68 (Favors 12). Assists-Toronto 23 (Bayless, Calderon 7), Utah 16 (Harris 6). Total Fouls-Toronto 30, Utah 21. Technicals-Toronto defensive three second. A-19,802 (19,911).

Conf. W L 7 0 5 2 5 2 4 3 4 3 3 4 3 4 2 5 2 5 0 7

Overall W L 17 3 18 2 18 2 15 4 14 6 13 7 10 10 12 7 11 8 7 12

Texas A&M Texas Tech Wednesday’s Games Oklahoma State 79, Missouri 72 Kansas State 69, Texas Tech 47 Saturday, Jan. 28 Kansas at Iowa State, 1 p.m. Texas at Baylor, noon Texas Tech at Missouri, 12:30 p.m. Oklahoma State at Texas A&M, 3 p.m. Oklahoma at Kansas State, 6 p.m. Monday, Jan. 30 Missouri at Texas, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 Oklahoma State at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Iowa State, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 1 Oklahoma at Kansas, 8 p.m. Baylor at Texas A&M, 8 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 Kansas at Missouri, 8 p.m. Baylor at Oklahoma State, 12:30 p.m. Texas A&M at Kansas State, 3 p.m. Iowa State at Oklahoma, 5 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas, 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 Missouri at Oklahoma, 6 p.m. Texas at Texas A&M, 8 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 7 Iowa State at Oklahoma State, 6 p.m. Texas Tech at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 Kansas at Baylor, 6 p.m.

Nuggets 122, Kings 93 SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — Danilo Gallinari celebrated a contract extension by scoring 21 of his 23 points in the Big 12 Women first half. DENVER (122) Gallinari 8-12 6-6 23, Nene 6-9 4-4 16, Koufos 3-7 4-4 10, Lawson 4-5 2-2 11, Miller 7-9 1-1 15, Harrington 5-12 0-1 10, Brewer 7-19 1-3 15, Andersen 4-4 1-1 9, Stone 3-6 0-0 6, Faried 2-4 1-3 5, Hamilton 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 50-91 20-25 122. SACRAMENTO (93) Salmons 2-6 0-0 5, Thompson 2-3 5-6 9, Cousins 8-16 1-2 17, Fredette 6-13 2-2 19, Evans 4-13 3-4 12, Hickson 3-7 0-0 6, Garcia 0-3 0-1 0, Greene 2-5 1-2 5, Thomas 6-10 2-2 16, Outlaw 0-0 2-2 2, Honeycutt 1-2 0-1 2. Totals 34-78 16-22 93. Denver 32 34 28 28—122 Sacramento 26 17 22 28—93 3-Point Goals-Denver 2-13 (Lawson 1-1, Gallinari 1-2, Miller 0-1, Stone 0-2, Harrington 0-3, Brewer 0-4), Sacramento 9-20 (Fredette 5-8, Thomas 2-3, Salmons 1-2, Evans 1-4, Greene 0-1, Garcia 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Denver 55 (Koufos 7), Sacramento 41 (Cousins 15). Assists-Denver 29 (Miller 10), Sacramento 19 (Evans 7). Total Fouls-Denver 18, Sacramento 24. Technicals-Denver Coach Karl, Denver defensive three second 2, Sacramento defensive three second. A-12,097 (17,317).

Warriors 101, Trail Blazers 93 OAKLAND, CALIF. — Stephen Curry scored a seasonhigh 32 points and added seven assists and six rebounds. PORTLAND (93) Wallace 3-9 0-1 6, Aldridge 7-17 4-4 18, Camby 2-3 0-0 4, Felton 2-10 0-0 5, Matthews 5-9 2-2 15, Crawford 5-14 2-2 16, C.Smith 3-8 3-4 9, Thomas 2-4 0-0 4, Batum 5-8 6-7 16, N.Smith 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 34-83 17-20 93. GOLDEN STATE (101) D.Wright 4-9 0-0 10, Lee 12-21 2-5 26, Biedrins 0-0 0-0 0, Curry 12-19 2-3 32, Ellis 2-9 0-0 4, Udoh 2-3 0-0 4, McGuire 0-0 0-0 0, Rush 5-8 1-2 14, Tyler 2-2 1-2 5, Thompson 1-4 0-0 2, Robinson 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 41-79 8-14 101. Portland 26 27 20 20—93 Golden State 24 24 31 22—101 3-Point Goals-Portland 8-21 (Crawford 4-10, Matthews 3-4, Felton 1-4, Aldridge 0-1, Wallace 0-1, Batum 0-1), Golden State 11-20 (Curry 6-8, Rush 3-3, D.Wright 2-4, Robinson 0-1, Thompson 0-2, Ellis 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Portland 52 (Camby 16), Golden State 44 (Udoh 7). Assists-Portland 25 (Felton 7), Golden State 33 (Ellis 12). Total Fouls-Portland 15, Golden State 18. Technicals-Crawford. A-17,923 (19,596).

Lakers 96, Clippers 91 LOS ANGELES — Kobe Bryant scored 12 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, and Pau Gasol had 23 points and 10 rebounds. The Lakers snapped a three-game skid. L.A. CLIPPERS (91) Butler 6-11 0-0 16, Griffin 13-22 0-2 26, Jordan 5-8 1-1 11, Paul 2-8 0-1 4, Billups 1-8 7-9 9, Williams 6-16 1-1 16, Evans 1-1 0-0 2, Gomes 1-2 0-0 2, Foye 2-9 0-0 5, Jones 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 37-87 9-14 91. L.A. LAKERS (96) Barnes 1-2 0-0 2, Gasol 9-13 5-8 23, Bynum 6-11 7-10 19, Fisher 3-9 2-2 11, Bryant 7-17 8-10 24, World Peace 1-4 0-0 3, Goudelock 5-8 2-2 14, McRoberts 0-1 0-0 0, Ebanks 0-1 0-0 0, Murphy 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 32-66 24-32 96. L.A. Clippers 27 24 20 20—91 L.A. Lakers 25 24 19 28—96 3-Point Goals-L.A. Clippers 8-23 (Butler 4-8, Williams 3-6, Foye 1-3, Gomes 0-1, Billups 0-2, Paul 0-3), L.A. Lakers 8-16 (Fisher 3-4, Goudelock 2-3, Bryant 2-4, World Peace 1-4, Barnes 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Clippers 53 (Griffin 9), L.A. Lakers 44 (Gasol 10). Assists-L.A. Clippers 20 (Paul 12), L.A. Lakers 20 (World Peace 7). Total Fouls-L.A. Clippers 25, L.A. Lakers 15. Technicals-Billups, Evans, L.A. Clippers defensive three second, Bryant, Gasol, McRoberts 2. Flagrant Fouls-Williams. Ejected— McRoberts. A-18,997 (18,997).

Conf. Overall W L W L Baylor 6 0 19 0 Kansas 5 2 16 3 Oklahoma 4 2 12 5 Oklahoma State 4 3 12 4 Texas A&M 4 3 13 5 Kansas State 4 3 13 6 Texas 3 4 13 6 Texas Tech 2 5 14 5 Iowa State 2 5 11 7 Missouri 0 7 10 8 Wednesday’s Games Kansas 62, Texas Tech 43 Texas 75, Missouri 58 Iowa State 66, Kansas State 57 Tonight’s Game Baylor at Oklahoma, 7 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 28 Kansas at Baylor, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Oklahoma State, 11:30 a.m. Texas at Texas Tech, 2 p.m. Oklahoma at Missouri, 4:30 p.m. Sunday, Jan. 29 Iowa State at Texas A&M, 1 p.m. Tuesday, Jan. 31 Oklahoma at Kansas, 7 p.m. Wednesday Feb. 1 Baylor at Missouri, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Texas, 7 p.m. Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Texas A&M at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4 Kansas at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Oklahoma State at Oklahoma, noon Texas at Iowa State, 1 p.m. Baylor at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 5 Missouri at Texas Tech, 1 p.m. Monday, Feb. 6 Oklahoma at Baylor, 8 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 8 Texas at Kansas, 7 p.m. Iowa State at Missouri, 7 p.m. Kansas State at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m.

Kansas Men

Exhibition Pittsburg State, W 84-55 Fort Hays State (exhibition), W 101-52 Regular season Towson (first-round Maui Invitational), W 100-54 (1-0) Kentucky in New York (Champions Classic at Madison Square Garden), L 65-75 (1-1). Georgetown (Maui Invitational), W 67-63 (2-1) UCLA (Maui Invitational), W 72-56 (3-1) Duke (Maui Invitational), L 61-68 (3-2) Florida Atlantic, W 77-54 (4-2) South Florida, W 70-42 (5-2) Long Beach State, W 88-80 (6-2) Ohio State, W 78-67 (7-2) Davidson, (M&I Bank Kansas City Shootout), L 74-80 (7-3) USC, W 63-47 (8-3) Howard, W 89-34 (9-3) North Dakota, W 84-58 (10-3) Kansas State, W 67-49 (11-3, 1-0) at Oklahoma, W 72-61 (12-3, 2-0) at Texas Tech, W 81-46 (13-3, 3-0) Iowa State, W 82-73 (14-3, 4-0) Baylor, W 92-74 (15-3, 5-0) at Texas, W 69-66 (16-3, 6-0) Texas A&M, W 64-52 (17-3, 7-0) Jan. 28 — at Iowa State, 1 p.m., ESPN Feb. 1 — Oklahoma, 8 p.m., ESPNU. Feb. 4 — at Missouri, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 8 — at Baylor, 6 p.m., ESPN/ESPN2. Feb. 11 — Oklahoma State, 3 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 13 — at Kansas State, 8 p.m., ESPN. Feb. 18 — Texas Tech, 7 p.m., Big 12. Feb. 22 — at Texas A&M, 8 p.m., ESPN2. Feb. 25 — Missouri, 3 p.m., CBS. Feb. 27 — at Oklahoma State, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 3 — Texas, 8 p.m., ESPN. March 7-10 — Big 12 championship, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo.

Kansas Women

Exhibition Emporia State W, 83-61 Pittsburg State W, 68-43 Regular season Western Michigan W, 76-64 (1-0) Creighton W, 73-59 (2-0) at Wake Forest, W 74-73 (3-0) Lamar in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 90-40 (4-0) IUPUI in Basketball Traveler’s, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 71-50 (5-0) FAU in Basketball Travelers, Inc. Tipoff Classic, W 82-63 (6-0) SMU, W 75-52 (7-0) at Alabama, L 76-80 (7-1) Wisconsin, W 73-44 (8-1) UMKC, W 77-52 (9-1)

Oral Roberts, W 85-68 (10-1) Sam Houston State, W 87-59 (11-1) at Texas, W 72-67 (12-1, 1-0) Kansas State, L 57-63 (12-2, 1-1) Iowa State, W 74-67, 2OT (13-2, 2-1) at Missouri, W 72-63 (14-2, 3-1) at Oklahoma State, W 65-60 (15-2, 4-1) Texas A&M, L 65-76 (15-3, 4-2) Texas Tech, W 62-43 (16-3, 5-2) Jan. 28 — at Baylor, 7 p.m. Jan. 31 — Oklahoma, 7 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 4 — at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Feb. 8 — Texas, 7 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 12 — at Kansas State, noon (FSN) Feb. 15 — at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Feb. 18 — Missouri, 1 p.m. (Metro) Feb. 21 — at Texas Tech, 7 p.m. Feb. 24 — Baylor, 6:30 p.m. (FSN) Feb. 29 — Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. (Metro) March 4 — at Oklakhoma, TBA March 7-10 — Big 12 championship at Kansas City, Mo.

College Men

EAST Albany (NY) 74, Binghamton 68 Army 74, Holy Cross 68 Bucknell 67, American U. 61 DePaul 69, Rutgers 64 Drexel 68, Georgia St. 46 George Mason 55, Hofstra 50 La Salle 78, George Washington 63 Lafayette 82, Colgate 76 Maine 80, New Hampshire 69 Northeastern 62, Delaware 61 Notre Dame 55, Seton Hall 42 Pittsburgh 86, Providence 74 Saint Joseph’s 77, Dayton 63 St. Bonaventure 72, Rhode Island 66, OT St. John’s 78, West Virginia 62 Stony Brook 60, Hartford 37 VCU 67, Towson 42 SOUTH BYU 70, Virginia Tech 68 Duke 74, Maryland 61 Florida St. 75, Wake Forest 52 Louisiana-Lafayette 64, North Texas 62 Louisville 84, Villanova 74 McNeese St. 60, Nicholls St. 56 Memphis 73, Rice 51 Mississippi St. 76, LSU 71 Northwestern St. 74, Lamar 62 Old Dominion 53, UNC Wilmington 48 Richmond 102, Fordham 58 SE Louisiana 75, Cent. Arkansas 71, OT South Carolina 56, Alabama 54 Southern Miss. 72, East Carolina 60 Temple 79, Charlotte 57 Tulane 80, SMU 74 UAB 56, Marshall 49 MIDWEST Bowling Green 71, Cent. Michigan 58 Creighton 77, Drake 69 Detroit 67, Loyola of Chicago 52 Illinois St. 76, Missouri St. 69, OT Indiana St. 59, N. Iowa 54 Kent St. 90, N. Illinois 56 Michigan St. 68, Minnesota 52 Ohio 56, W. Michigan 51 Ohio St. 78, Penn St. 54 Saint Louis 73, Xavier 68 Toledo 63, Miami (Ohio) 61 Wichita St. 86, Evansville 74 Wright St. 69, Ill.-Chicago 63 SOUTHWEST Arkansas 56, Auburn 53 Kansas St. 69, Texas Tech 47 Oklahoma St. 79, Missouri 72 Stephen F. Austin 67, Sam Houston St. 66, OT TCU 59, Air Force 56 Texas A&M-CC 74, Texas St. 68 Tulsa 66, UCF 61

College Women

EAST Albany (NY) 37, Binghamton 36 American U. 71, Bucknell 45 Boston U. 59, UMBC 53 Charlotte 61, Fordham 41 Duquesne 76, UMass 62 E. Michigan 72, Buffalo 54 George Washington 68, Saint Louis 58 Hartford 63, Stony Brook 44 Holy Cross 62, Army 59 Lafayette 66, Colgate 58 Lehigh 50, Navy 46 New Hampshire 66, Maine 50 St. Bonaventure 68, Saint Joseph’s 61 UConn 95, Syracuse 54 SOUTH E. Kentucky 80, Longwood 62 FAU 60, W. Kentucky 58 Georgia Tech 63, Virginia 53 Md.-Eastern Shore 59, Lincoln (Pa.) 45 Middle Tennessee 82, Troy 52 North Carolina 77, Boston College 46 North Texas 66, Louisiana-Lafayette 45 South Florida 57, Seton Hall 45 MIDWEST Bowling Green 63, Ball St. 52 Cent. Michigan 67, Ohio 53 Dayton 81, Richmond 78, OT Iowa St. 66, Kansas St. 57 Kansas 62, Texas Tech 43 Kent St. 67, W. Michigan 61 N. Illinois 72, Akron 66 Toledo 79, Miami (Ohio) 66 SOUTHWEST Cent. Arkansas 71, SE Louisiana 54 Lamar 58, Northwestern St. 56 Stephen F. Austin 69, Sam Houston St. 67 Texas 75, Missouri 58 Texas St. 73, Texas A&M-CC 67 UALR 55, South Alabama 43 FAR WEST Colorado St. 61, New Mexico 54 Denver 73, Arkansas St. 61 TCU 66, Air Force 44

Middle School

Eighth Grade Boys Wednesday at South West 52, South 49, OT West highlights: Drew Tochdrop 24 points; Darian Lewis 13 points. South highlights: Austin Downing 26 points; Fred Brou 6 points. West record: 4-3. Next for West: Tuesday vs. Seabury. South record: 5-2.

NHL

Wednesday’s Game Montreal 7, Detroit 2 Today’s Games No games scheduled

Australian Open

Today At Melbourne Park Melbourne, Australia Purse: $26.83 million (Grand Slam) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Women Semifinals Victoria Azarenka (3), Belarus, def. Kim Clijsters (11), Belgium, 6-4, 1-6, 6-3. Doubles Men Semifinals Bob and Mike Bryan (1), United States, def. Robert Lindstedt, Sweden, and Horia Tecau (7), Romania, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (5). Leander Paes, India, and Radek Stepanek, Czech Republic, def. Max Mirnyi, Belarus, and Daniel Nestor (2), Canada, 2-6, 6-4, 6-4.

BASEBALL COMMISSIONER’S OFFICE-Suspended free-agent minor league LHP Dustin Richardson and free-agent minor league 1B Daryle Ward 50 games for violations of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. American League BALTIMORE ORIOLES-Agreed to terms with INF Robert Andino on a one-year contract. BOSTON RED SOX-Agreed to terms with RHP Andrew Bailey on a one-year contract. KANSAS CITY ROYALS-Agreed to terms with RHP Roman Colon on a minor league contract. NEW YORK YANKEES-Agreed to terms with OF Andruw Jones on a one-year contract. National League ARIZONA DIAMONDBACKS-Agreed to terms with RHP Brad Ziegler on a one-year contract.


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position available. Must have college coursework in early childhood and experience working Front Office with preschool children. Firewood & Receptionist Apply in person at Chimney Sweep Full time. Bilingual is a Community Children’s Center plus. Evenings and 925 Vermont, Lawrence Red Oak/White Oak Mix, weekends required. EOE $150/truck, $210/cord Fax resume to Lisa Stacked & delivered. Cured 785-842-7433 & Seasoned. Adam Computer-IT 816-547-1575 Professional Comfort Care Now seeking CNAs, HHAs, & Marketors. KU students welcome. Call 785-832-8260 Museum Educator

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

Pontiac 2009 G6, V6, power seat, ABS, traction control, remote start, 17” chrome tech wheels, GM certified, lots of warranty! Stk#314521 only $15,444. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2003 Regal LS, leather, power equip, 3.8 V6, very dependable, alloy wheels, nice car! Stk#142161 only $7,750. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

HOUSE

4BR, 3BR, 2BR, and 1BR Houses for Rent. $700 $375, Section 8 OK. 20 mi. to Lawrence. 785-242-2727

Ford 2010 Focus SE 33K, Sterling Grey Lawrence’s Favorite On-line Dealership! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Buick 2008 Lucerne CX, 46K, Dark Crimson Metallic A Car For The People from The “Dealer For The People” www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Call 832-483-3494 with questions. Cash only.

Wrought iron dining table No holds. www.vintagemgmt.com with glass top. Table 785-842-1069 measures 36”x60” and is in Top of the line Electrolux excellent condition. Used 3BR, 2,500 sq.ft., country very little. $75. washer and dryer with pedestals (stackable), home 5 mi. W. of Law- 785-841-1270 GE chrome side-by-side rence. $1050/mo. + utils. refrigerator-freezer w/ Avail. Feb. 1. No smoking & Gift Ideas ice and water on door. No pets. 785-843-7892 Antiques: 1900 china 100% Guaranteed Omaha cupboard, 1950’s kitchen 1628 W. 19th Terrace Steaks - SAVE 64% on table w/leaf, tile cabinet, Avail. NOW. 4BR + study, 2 the Family Value Colleccorner cabinet, rectancar garage, fenced yard. tion. gular side table, bird finished bsmt. $1,600/mo. NOW ONLY $49.99 Plus 3 cage on stand, rug 785-841-4785 FREE GIFTS & beater, coat rack. Furniright-to-the-door delivture: Matching green 4BR, 3-1/2 bath home at ery in a reusable cooler, sofa, loveseat, 1 1/2 6333 Candy Lane. ORDER Today. chair w/ottoman, match1700 sq. ft., 1 car garage. 1-888-543-7297 and mening slate tile coffee table Pets ok w/pet deposit. tion code 45069SKS or and 2 end tables, oak www.garberprop.com www.OmahaSteaks.com/f 3-level cart, square end 785-841-4785 vc11 table w/ drawer & shelf, contemporary wood 3BR, 813 Crestline Ct. CA, 1 kitchen table w/wrought bath, garage, fenced yard. Health & Beauty iron-look scrollwork and Avail. Now. $775/mo. 1/2 off entertainment Affordable Health Insur- legs, Deposit. Call 785-842-7644 small 2-drawer ance for EVERYONE!! Unin- hutch, cabinet, 24” sured? Dissatisfied? Been bedside flatscreen TV, 14” digital Turned down? Call Now We Can Help Licensed TV. GE microAgents Standing By Appliances: wave, bagel-size toaster, 1-800-951-2167 ice tea machine, NEW stand mixer, lg crockpot ATTENTION DIABETICS with top latches and rewith Medicare. movable crock, Krups 20 Get a FREE Talking Meter cup rice maker, donut and diabetic testing supmaker. plies at NO COST, plus Other items: lg outdoor FREE home delivery! 724 Folks Road fan, Pilates machine, Best of all, this meter 4BR, 2,400 sq. ft. Executive spice rack w/fresh eliminates painful finger 2 Story Home, New in 2011 spices, cookware, bakepricking! Call NW Lawrence, 4 Bath, FP, ware, lamps, fans, 888-903-6658 2 FR, Granite, 2 Car, Deck, framed prints, stool Finished Bsmt. No pets. height swivel chair, 4 ATTENTION SLEEP APNEA $1,800/mo. 785-865-6064 NEW 72-120” curtain SUFFERERS rods, ice cream freezer, with Medicare. Get FREE blue ceramic crock for 5 Apartments, Houses & CPAP Replacement Supgal water bottles. Duplexes. 785-842-7644 plies at NO COST, plus www.GageMgmt.com FREE home delivery! Best of all, prevent red skin 10 sores and bacterial inWHOLE Ottawa fection! Call 866-993-5043

Antiques

Cars-Domestic

(2) $25

Chrysler 2010 300 Touring Inferno Red, 36K Enjoy a “Fear Free” Car Buying Experience at www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Dodge 2010 Caliber SXT 44K, Inferno Red Are You Drowning In Choices? No More! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Dodge 2007 Magnum Stone White, 57K. Love Your Car! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Pontiac 2009 Vibe, automatic, FWD, great gas mileage, GM certified, stk#609691 only $14,450. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyautos.com

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

Cars-Imports

Honda 2009 Civic LX Alabaster Silver, 34K Perfect! And Just for YOU! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Honda 2005 Civic VP sedan, one owner, great commuter car, great gas mileage, stk#378131 only $8,800 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com .

Hyundai 2009 Sonata 48K, Willow Grey You have the Right to a Lifetime Engine Warranty! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Robert Brogden Auto Plaza Pontiac 2008 Grand Prix, sunroof, spoiler, alloy wheels, great gas mileage and room for the family! Stk#166701 only $10,854. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

WorldClassNEK.com

We buy all Domestic cars, trucks and suvs. Call Jeremy 785-843-3500 23rd & Alabama

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THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 7B

Auctioneers

Carpets & Rugs

Auto Maintenance and Repair

Call 785-393-1647

Housecleaner

Sure, we have tons of factory-direct carpet, vinyl, wood laminate and ceramic floor tile at outlet prices BUT…

Did you know we also have?...

785-842-8665

100’s of trim pieces for wood laminate flooring? Tackstrip & cushion for DIY carpet installers?

Concrete

Carpet mats for cars, pets, entry, projects? A 100 uses! Recycling program for old carpet & cushion? (We’re eco-friendly.) Dozens of carpet & vinyl remnants? Save extra in almost any size room, large or small?

Jennings’ Floor Trader

Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

3000 Iowa - 841-3838 9-5 Mon-Sat. 12-5 Sun. www.FloorTraderLawrence.com Follow us on Facebook too!

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

Catering

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

785-842-2108

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

Computer/Internet Computer Running Slow? Viruses/Malware? Troubleshooting? Lessons? Computer Questions, Advise? We Can Help — 785-979-0838

On-site rug binding to give any carpet a finished edge? (your carpet or ours)

Bryant Collision Repair Mon-Fri. 8AM-6PM We specialize in Auto Body Repair, Paintless Dent Repair, Glass Repair, & Auto Accessories. 785-843-5803 bryantcollisionrepair@msn.com. lawrencemarketplace.com/ bryant-collision-repair

Honest & Dependable Free estimate, References Call Linda 785-691-7999

CONCRETE INC. Your local concrete repair specialists Sidewalks, Patios, Driveways

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

CREATIVE CONCRETE

New and Replacement Work “No Project Too Small” Residential & Commercial • Sidewalks • Patios • Driveways • Garage & Basement Floors • Stamped & Colored Concrete • Bobcat Work • Back fill Grading

816-518-0040

Oakley Creek Catering - Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

Free Estimates Experience Professionals Since 1989 Insured for your protection!

General Services

Heating & Cooling

Office* Clerical* Accounting Light Industrial* Technical Finance* Legal

Apply at eapp.adecco.com Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE lawrencemarketplace.com/ adecco

Events/ Entertainment

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities. Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881

Eagles Lodge

Steve’s Place

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

www.independenceinc.org

Guttering Services

For All Your Battery Needs Across The Bridge In North Lawrence 903 N 2nd St | 785-842-2922 lawrencemarketplace.com/ battery

785-843-2174

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Financial

Bus. 913-269-0284

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 785-925-0803 gwbrown52@sunflower.com www.winston-brown.com Licensed & Insured

All Your Banking Needs Your Local Lawrence Bank

Foundation Repair Decks & Fences

Harris Auto Repair

Domestics and Imports Brake repair Engine repair AC repair / service Custom exhaust systems Shock & Struts Transmissions Tire sales / repairs

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

785-838-4488

lawrencemarketplace.com/ harrisauto

K’s Tire

Sales and Service Tires for anything Batteries Brakes Oil Changes Fair and Friendly Customer Service is our trademark 2720 Oregon St. 785-843-3222 Find great offers at

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ kstire

Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St lawrencemarketplace.com/ performancetire

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

Your locally owned and operated carpet and upholstery cleaning company since 1993! • 24 Hour Emergency Water Damage Services Available By Appointment Only

Hilltop Child Development Center, 1605 Irving Hill Road Lawrence, Kansas 785-864-4940 hilltop@ku.edu twitter.com/HilltopCDC Serving Lawrence since 1972.

Stacked Deck

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

Dirt-Manure-Mulch Cleaning

Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: lawrencemarketplace.com/ birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244 Burma’s Cleaning since 1987. Great Gift! Move cleans, wkly. biwkly. mo. Refs. Free est. 913-579-4730

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

Serving KC over 40 years 913-962-0798 Fast Service

Give your sweetie the gift of cleaning.

FOUNDATION REPAIR

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

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems 602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

Quantum Chiropractic

Healing requires balance. Holistic, individualized treatment. The Quantum Method is interactive and honors your uniqueness 1203 Iowa St. (970)749-3554

Garage Doors

Heating & Cooling

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

For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor www.quality-electric.net

785-841-3088

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

General Services

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

http://lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

Temporary or Contract Staffing Evaluation Hire, Direct Hire Professional Search Onsite Services (785) 749-7550 1000 S Iowa, Lawrence KS lawrencemarketplace.com/ express

Insured 20 yrs. experience

913-488-7320

Origins Interior Design

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

• Color & Design • Space Planning • Furniture Layouts • Trade Discounts • Project Management 785-766-9281 originsinteriordesign.com

Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

Recycling Services Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

785-843-2244

Locally owned & operated.

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Pet Services

Green Grass Lawn Care

15 yrs exp, Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal All jobs considered. 785-312-0813 785-893-1509

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

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Adorable Animal Designs

Full Service Grooming All Breeds & Sizes Including Cats! Flea & Tick Solutions

• Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof? • Mold or Mildew on your house? • Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake?

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

785-842-7118 Lawrencemarketplace. com/adorableanimaldesign

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

785-842-3030 Free Quote

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

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

Breathe Holistic Life Center

Yoga is more than getting on the mat. Live Passionately Yoga Nutrition Classes Relaxation Retreats 1407 Massachusetts 785-218-0174 lawrencemarketplace.com/ breathe

Water, Fire & Smoke Damage Restoration • Odor Removal • Carpet Cleaning • Air Duct Cleaning •

One Company Is All You Need and One Phone Call Is All You Need To Make (785) 842-0351

I COME TO YOU!

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

Roofing

785-865-0600

Professional Service with a Tender Touch

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

Stress Free for you and your pet.

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

15yr. locally owned and operated company. Professionally trained staff. We move everything from fossils to office and household goods. Call for a free estimate. 785-749-5073 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/starvingartist

Call Calli 785-766-8420

www.cnnmobilepetsalons.com

Plumbing Complete Roofing

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

We’re There for You!

“When You’re Ready, We’re Reddi” •Sales •Service •Installations •Free Estimate on replacements all makes & models Commercial Residential Financing Available

785-749-4391

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24 emergency service Missouri (816) 421-0303 Kansas (913) 328-4437

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

Music Lessons

KEYS of JOY

Sub-Contracting, Roofing work needed. 2 man crew, own tools & truck. 30 yrs exp. Brad Brock 913-553-7021 Randy Ziesenis785-840-4132

Piano Lessons 4704 W. 24th St Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year!

LawrenceMarketplace.com/ keysofjoy

785-331-8369

Salon & Spa

Painting A. B. Painting & Repair

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

• Hair styling /Coloring • Soft Curl Perms • Nails & Eye Lashes . 785-856-9020 2400 Franklin Rd., Suite E LawrenceMarketplace. com/ruffends

Al 785-331-6994 albeil@aol.com

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

785-766-2785

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

MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured.

Travel Services

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

Lawrence First Class Transportation Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

785-841-5466

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

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

Tree/Stump Removal

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Insurance

Landscaping

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

785-594-3357

Repairs and Services

Free estimates/Insured.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

Auto-Home- BusinessLife- Health Dennis J. Donnelly Insurance Inc. 913-268-5000 11211 Johnson Dr. insuranceinckc.com

Fast Quality Service

www.ah-air.com

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

midwestcustompools.com

Interior/Exterior Painting

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

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

785-856-GOLD(4653) Jewelry, coins, silver, watches. Earn money with broken & Unwanted jewelry

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

Instruction and Tutoring

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

Get Lynn on the line! 785-843-LYNN www.lynnelectric.com

785-842-6264

Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks

lawrencemarketplce.com /quantumchiropractic

Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268

LawrenceMarketplace.com/ bpi

Health Care

Electrical

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home Repairs, Interior Wall Repair & PaintJAYHAWK GUTTERING ing, Doors, Wood Rot, Quality work at a fair price! Seamless aluminum gutter- Powerwash 785-766-5285 1-888-326-2799 Toll Free ing. Many colors to choose from. Install, repair, screen, clean-out. Locally owned. Concrete, Block & Limestone Insured. Free estimates. Wall Repair, Waterproofing 785-842-0094 Drainage Solutions jayhawkguttering.com Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

Family owned and operated since 1992

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

(785) 550-1565

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CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair

Gift Certificates Avail.

785-842-3311

Renovations Kitchen/Bath Remodels House Additions & Decks Quality Work Affordable Prices

ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com

Wagner’s 785-749-1696 www.foundationrepair.com

Five yrs. exp. References, Bonded & Insured Res., Com., Moveouts 785-840-5467

For Promotions & More Info: http://lawrencemarketplace .com/kansas_carpet_care

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

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com Looking for Something Creative? Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791 www.billyconstruction.com

Hite Collision Repair

“If you want it done right, take it to Hite.” Auto Body Repair Windshield & Auto Glass Repair 3401 W 6th St (785) 843-8991 http://lawrencemarket place.com/hite

DECK BUILDER

Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119

Medical-HealthTherapy

Family Owned & Operated

Child Care Provided

Painting

No Job Too Big or Small

On-Site Cooking Available

Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete Custom Decorative Patterns Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109 www.robinseggconcrete.com

For all the things you do not know whom to call. I get it done! Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Banquet Room Available for Corporate Parties, Wedding Receptions, Fundraisers Bingo Every Friday Night 1803 W 6th St. (785) 843-9690 http://lawrencemarket place.com/Eagles_Lodge

Banquet Hall available for wedding receptions, birthday parties, corporate meetings & seminars. For more info. visit http://lawrencemarket place.com/stevesplace

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

930 E 27th Street, 785-843-1691 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/chaneyinc

Home Improvements

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

785-887-6936 http://oakleycreek.com

Landscaping

Accessible and General Public Transportation

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available

Synthetic felt rubberized area rug pads cut to your size?

www.lawrenceautodiag.com

Employment Services

House Cleaner

BILL FAIR AND COMPANY AUCTIONEERS SINCE 1970 800-887-6929

Automotive Services

Cleaning

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

1210 Lakeview Court, Innovative Planting Design Construction & Installation www.lawrencemarketplace. com/lml

785-550-5610

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Property Management

Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarket place.com/primecoat

Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846

Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

Harris Mgmt has all it’s properties leased. May we help you? Call Martha 785-841-3328 or Beth 785-843-0569

Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee - Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals We take glass! 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter

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

Fredy’s Tree Service

cutdown• trimmed• topped Licensed & Insured. 14 yrs experience. 913-441-8641 913-244-7718

Vacuum Service & Repair DAVE BALES Vacuum Cleaner, Sewing Machine, Lamp Sales & Repair. All makes & models All Panasonic, Royal, Sanitaire vacuums on sale “now!” 935 Iowa St. Suite#9, Lawrence Ks 785-550-7315

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8B THURSDAY, JANUARY 26, 2012 Cars-Imports Cars-Imports Mazda 2008 Mazda3 Hatchback. FUN car with heated seats! Dark Gray color, BOSE audio, BRAND new tires, and much more. Super nice condition, lots of options, and a great looking car. Drive Fun. See wbsite for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Mazda 2007 Mazda 5 Sport 46K, Brilliant Black 6 Passenger Comfort, Can You Imagine? And Fuel Economy Too! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Mitsubishi 2008 Ecplise GS 48K, Sunset Pearl Metallic You Have the Right to a Fear-Free Car-Buying Experience! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Nissan 2005 Altima SE, 69K, White, V6, Alloys, Leather, Moon Roof, Sonoma Metallic. You Have the Right To the Most Money For Your Trade-In www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Nissan 2010 Sentra 2.0 Magnetic Grey, 47K Who Could Say Not To… www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Nissan 2010 Versa 1.8 S 30K, Brilliant Silver etallic, Swear By Your Car, Not At It! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Toyota 2006 Camry LE 65k, Dark Grey Metallic From Lawrence’s Favorite On-line Dealership! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Toyota 2010 Corolla, CE Barcelona Red, 48K Can you believe It?! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Toyota 2009 Yaris Silver, 70K Fuel Economy PLUS A Cheap Payment! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

The Selection

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

Kia 2010 Sportage LX Black Cherry, 49K Lifetime Engine Warranty? Yes!!! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Saturn 2008 Astra XR 45K, Arctic White Get a “For The People Credit Approval” From The “Dealer For The People”

Crossovers Academy Cars

$4,500 Kansas Cash For Clunkers 2012 Get A Nicer, Newer Car in A Nicer, Newer Year!

Here’s What You Need To Know: • This Privately Funded Program That Help Consumers Buy A Nicer, Newer Car. • This Is A Limited Time Opportunity • Normal Credit Qualifications Have Been Reduced!

2004 Land Cruiser 2 to choose

Truck-Pickups

Ford 2009 Flex SEL 62K, Brilliant Silver “Love” Your Car www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

Here’s What You Need To Know:

Pontiac 2009 Torrent AWD, V6, alloy wheels, roof rack, ABS, very sporty, stk#194281 only $18,500. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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for the Certificateholders of the GS Mortgage Securities Corp, GSAMP Trust 2004-AR2, Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates, Series 2004-AR2 Plaintiff, vs. Chris Lemmon, et al. Defendants.

said real property is levied upon as the property of Defendants Hansen and all other alleged owners and will be sold without appraisal to satisfy said Order of Sale. DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF

Case No. 11CV576 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SALE Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on February 9, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate: Lot 5, in Todds Addition No. 2, an Addition in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 1601 East 21st Terrace, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the Property) to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com.

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THE WEST RIGHT-OF-WAY LINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 59; THENCE AROUND A RADIAL CURVE TO THE RIGHT HAVING A DELTA ANGLE OF 07 DEGREES 14 MINUTES 12 SECONDS A RADIUS OF 2814.93 FEET, A CHORD LENGTH OF 355.30 FEET WITH A BEARING OF SOUTH 05 DEGREES 03 MINUTES 48 SECONDS EAST AND AN ARC LENGTH OF 355.54 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 01 DEGREES 26 MINUTES 42 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 665.60 FEET; THENCE SOUTH 07 DEGREES 35 MINUTES 23 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 302.70 FEET, SAID POINT BEING ON THE SOUTH LINE OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 52 MINUTES 38 SECONDS WEST A DISTANCE OF 244.90 FEET, SAID POINT BEING THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 00 MINUTES 08 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 1319.16 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING (“Property”)

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A PARCEL OF LAND LOCATED IN THE NORTH HALF OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER OF SECTION 14, TOWNSHIP 15 SOUTH, RANGE 19 EAST OF THE 6TH P.M. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, MORE PARTICULARLY DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS: BEGINNING AT THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER; THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 55 MINUTES 13 SECONDS EAST A DISTANCE OF 236.68 FEET, SAID POINT BEING ON THE NORTH LINE OF THE NORTHEAST QUARTER AND

STEVENS & BRAND, L.L.P. P. O. Box 189 Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843 0811 Attorneys for Plaintiff

Douglas County Sheriff

MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 jhart@msfirm.com Bradley R. Finkeldei #19470 Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com _______ Chad R. Doornink, #23536 (First published in the Law- cdoornink@msfirm.com rence Daily Journal-World Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 January 19, 2012) jmichaels@msfirm.com 11460 Tomahawk Creek IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Parkway, Ste 300 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Leawood, KS 66211 CIVIL DEPARTMENT (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Home Loans Servicing, LP fka Countrywide Home MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS Loans Servicing, LP ATTORNEYS FOR GMAC Plaintiff, MORTGAGE, LLC IS ATvs. TEMPTING TO COLLECT A Brian P Schuler and DEBT AND ANY INFORMAMelissia M Schuler, et al. TION OBTAINED WILL BE Defendants. USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ________ Case No. 11CV508 Court Number: 1 (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World Pursuant to K.S.A. January 19, 2012) Chapter 60 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF NOTICE OF SALE DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me Bank of America, N.A. by the Clerk of the District Plaintiff, Court of Douglas County, vs. Kansas, the undersigned Timothy McPherson; BevSheriff of Douglas County, erly McPherson; John Doe Kansas, will offer for sale at (Tenant/Occupant); Mary public auction and sell to Doe (Tenant/Occupant); the highest bidder for cash Wells Fargo Financial Bank in hand, at the Lower Level nka Wells Fargo Bank, Naof the Judicial and Law En- tional Association, forcement Center of the Defendants. Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on Case No. 11CV742 February 9, 2012, at 10:00 Court Number: 1 AM, the following real estate: Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 Lot Ten (10) in Hunter’s Ridge, an addition to the NOTICE OF SUIT City of Eudora, Douglas County,Kansas, commonly THE STATE OF KANSAS, to known as 10 Stevens Drive, the above-named defendEudora, KS 66025 (the ants and the unknown “Property”) heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, to satisfy the judgment in creditors and assigns of the above-entitled case. any deceased defendants; The sale is to be made the unknown spouses of without appraisement and any defendants; the unsubject to the redemption known officers, successors, period as provided by law, trustees, creditors and asand further subject to the signs of any defendants approval of the Court. For that are existing, dissolved more information, visit or dormant corporations; www.Southlaw.com. the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff trustees, creditors, succesDouglas County, Kansas sors and assigns of any defendants that are or were Prepared By: partners or in partnership; South & Associates, P.C. the unknown guardians, Kristen G. Stroehmann conservators and trustees (KS # 10551) of any defendants that are 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 minors or are under any leOverland Park, KS 66211 gal disability; and the un(913)663-7600 known heirs, executors, ad(913)663-7899 (Fax) ministrators, devisees, Attorneys For Plaintiff trustees, creditors and as(134117) signs of any person alleged ________ to be deceased, and all (First published in the Law- other persons who are or rence Daily Journal-World may be concerned. January 19, 2012) You are notified that a PetiIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF tion has been filed in the DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to CIVIL DEPARTMENT foreclose a real estate Deutsche Bank National mortgage on the following Trust Company as Trustee described real estate:


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Dear Frazzled: Your husband has a setup that works for him: free meals and visits with his wife, and none of the responsibilities. He has no reason to change it. You cannot make him behave the way you wish, so if

he wouldn’t do it. I was born with a birth defect caused either by a beating he gave her or her attempts to abort me. The defect was repaired at birth, but I carry a hideous scar as a constant reminder that someone wanted me dead. Worse, my biological mother lied to help my ex-husband gain custody of my daughters during our divorce, because she wanted me to suffer the loss of a child as she did. anniesmailbox@comcast.net Meeting this woman was this arrangement works for the biggest mistake of my you, fine. Otherwise, we rec- life. Adopted children should ommend a legal separation be content with the parents until you figure out what is in your best interest. You don’t have to rush into divorce. One step at a time.

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It’s probably never a good idea to call your audience a bunch of idiots. That’s the problem facing Liz Lemon (Tina Fey) on “30 Rock” (7 p.m., NBC), continuing a theme from last week. Faced with a boycott of her show and its network by gay people insulted by Tracy Jordan’s (Tracy Morgan) thoughtless taunts, Liz issues a nonapology apology. She blames the problem not on mean-spirited bias, but on Tracy’s idiocy. Not one to take this lying down, Tracy organizes a boycott of the network by viewers and ordinary citizens who consider themselves idiots, most notably actress Denise Richards (as herself), who has made a career of not seeming all that bright. This two-part episode makes sly references to actor Tracy Morgan’s real life anti-gay rant that made minor headlines last summer. It’s also an oblique way for the show’s writers to mock a TV audience that’s not exactly turning out in significant numbers to watch their show. Perhaps they’re making a sly putdown of the folks who prefer “American Idol” and more formulaic CBS comedies to the Emmy-winning “30 Rock.” Last week, “The Big Bang Theory” had nearly four times as many total viewers as Fey’s show. Cable money expert Suze Orman gueststars on another episode of “30 Rock” (8 p.m.).

 Speaking of “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox,), the series just isn’t the ratings steamroller it was last season. Its premiere audience was down 25 percent from 2011. Last Thursday, “The Big Bang Theory” had a slightly larger 18-49 yearold audience than the first half hour of “Idol.”

 JB Smoove hosts “Russell Simmons Presents The Ruckus” (9 p.m. and 9:30 p.m., Comedy Central,), a six-part standup showcase featuring a short introduction followed by four brief routines from comics both emerging and established.

 A more analytical approach to joke telling follows on “Inside Comedy” (10 p.m., Showtime). Veteran comic David Steinberg will host 10 half-hour interviews with some of the world’s most acclaimed comics, including Chris Rock, Ellen DeGeneres and Jerry Seinfeld, as well as veteran funnymen Mel Brooks, Don Rickles and Jonathan Winters.

 Airing not long after Paula Deen announced her diabetes, “Fat Chef” (9 p.m., Food) discusses the battles with obesity faced by kitchen professionals and offers advice from diet and fitness experts.

Tonight’s Other Highlights

Four men contend with superpowers in the 2006 fantasy “The Covenant” (7 p.m., CW).

A rocket scientist needs to relocate a mystery woman on “The Finder” (8 p.m., Fox).

A gambler becomes a murder defendant on “The Firm” (9 p.m., NBC).

The guys suddenly discover their relative poverty on “Unsupervised” (9:30 p.m., FX). Cult Choice

 When folks recall John Goodman’s remarkable career, they’ll probably overlook his starring role in the 1994 cartoon adaptation of “The Flintstones” (6 p.m., ABC Family). Elizabeth Taylor also stars.

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one you are with. Sagittarius (Nov. 22Dec. 21)  Take a serious look at a schedule change. You clearly cannot do as you desire with your present commitments. Tonight: Buy something for your home or roommate. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Make calls, schedule meetings and do not forget to make or confirm weekend plans. You could be overwhelmed by all that you have to do. Tonight: You don’t have to go far, Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Only you can decide what to do with your funds. You do not always have to defer to a partner. Tonight: Make sure your budget is in the plus column. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Beam in others. Make a decision about who would be best to go to an event or begin a project with. Honor what you feel, and it all works out. Tonight: Do your own thing.

Lucinda Williams is 59. Rock singer-musician Eddie Van Halen is 57. Reggae musician Norman Hassan (UB40) is 54. Actresscomedian-talk show host Ellen DeGeneres is 54. Hockey Hall-of-Famer Wayne Gretzky is 51.

ACROSS 1 Capital and largest city of Ghana 6 Goldman ___ 11 Measure of current 14 “The Exorcist” star Linda 15 Tiny land mass 16 Remote letters 17 Weather factor 19 Vein find 20 Bioelectric swimmer 21 Formerly, on the wedding page 22 Corn throwaway 23 Sacred Egyptian beetles 27 Seoul residents 29 ___ Alamos, N.M. 30 Campus mil. grp. 32 Long-standing quarrel 33 Slangy “yes” 34 Locust group 36 Nose inserts 39 One-on-one fencing sport 41 Winter driving hazard 43 “Black gold” grp. 44 Pertaining to the kidneys 46 Big name in camera film 48 It’s human

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8 Dull thump 9 Concerning this, in legalspeak 10 Manned the helm 11 Tropical fruit with green skin 12 Birdbrain 13 Roman commoners 18 Bony jabbers 23 Less straightforward 24 Sedan alternative 25 Tree with white bark 26 Celery unit 28 Overseas dollar 31 Theban King in myth 35 Desperate battlefield cry 37 Concealed 38 Metal to be

to do it 49 Kind of school 51 “Aida” river 52 Org. that recommends flossing 53 Innovator 56 Remove confusion from 58 Dada cofounder Jean 59 “Aren’t ___ cute couple?” 60 Lennon’s wife 61 Erie Canal mule 62 Like God 68 Pilot’s guess 69 Stop worrying 70 Add fuel to, as a fire 71 “ ___ the ramparts ...” 72 Matter-offactly 73 Sealed up, as a package DOWN 1 Attorney’s org. 2 151, on a monument 3 One mode of transportation 4 Softer, as a banana 5 Dunned amounts 6 One in the family, informally 7 Burdened beast

recycled 40 Deserve 42 Soapmaking material 45 Away from the wind 47 Sharpest 50 Kitchen utensil 53 Toyota model 54 Much more than miffed 55 Moraleboosting meeting 57 One from the heart 63 Friend 64 Prefix with “sulfide” or 12-Down 65 Dandy dresser 66 It gets picked in Hawaii (Abbr.) 67 Took the initiative

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BIRTHDAYS Actress Anne Jeffreys is 89. Actress Joan Leslie is 87. Cartoonist Jules Feiffer is 83. Sportscaster-actor Bob Uecker is 77. Actor Scott Glenn is 73. Singer Jean Knight is 69. Activist Angela Davis is 68. Altcountry singer-songwriter

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For Thursday, Jan. 26: You have a very appealing manner that draws many people to you. However, because you are surrounded by so many admirers, often jealousy comes into play. If you are single, you might commit to someone, only to suddenly find the bond volatile. Try to avoid commitment this year. If you are attached, the two of you often find that you disagree. Learn to respect your sweetie’s perspective, and peace will be restored. PISCES spends money differently than you do. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You might want to pull back and get a better understanding of a friendship. This person sometimes goes overboard. Tonight: Get some R and R. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Being driven points a venture toward success. Another person’s creative idea might backfire. Tonight: Find your friends. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Be as upbeat as you can when dealing with

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Dear Annie: Thirty years ago, my husband had a longterm affair. At the time, he was 30, and she was 16. He planned to leave me and our two young children, but he changed his mind and supposedly broke off the affair. Last year, I found out he had a daughter with this woman. The girl is now 17. Four months ago, I came home from a short trip to discover he had moved out because he wants to spend more time with his daughter. I told him I would welcome the girl into our family, but he said he no longer wants to be married. He refuses to let me meet his daughter, who now lives with him in his newly renovated home. Our own children want nothing to do with him, and he doesn’t understand why. He still stops by for breakfast and coffee most mornings and often comes over for lunch or in the evening to visit. Do you think he will eventually come back to me, or should I tell him to get lost so I can move on with my life? — Frazzled

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Rhythm-and-blues singer Jazzie B. (Soul II Soul) is 49. Actor Paul Johansson is 48. Actor Gilles Marini is 36. NBA player Vince Carter is 35. Actress Sarah Rue is 34. Country musician Michael Martin (Marshall Dyllon) is 29.

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Oklahoma State 79, No. 2 Missouri 72 STILLWATER, OKLA. — Keiton Page tried to explain to his Oklahoma State teammates the sensation of fans rushing the Gallagher-Iba Arena court to celebrate a big upset. With freshman swingman Le’Bryan Nash flashing the brilliance that made him a McDonald’s All-American, they got to experience it for themselves. Nash scored a career-high 27 points, Brian Williams added a career-best 22 and Oklahoma State knocked off Missouri on Wednesday night, handing the Tigers their second loss of the season. “Le’Bryan played at a very high speed tonight, a very high gear. All of his moves were a little bit more explosive,” Cowboys coach Travis Ford said. Nash scored 13 points during a 17-4 burst that sent the Cowboys (10-10, 3-4 Big 12) into the lead in the final 4 minutes and the Tigers didn’t have a response. Nash hit a jumper and a 3-pointer to get it going, then nailed another 3 from the left side to give the Cowboys a 65-64 lead with 3:23 to play. He connected on another 29 seconds later and ran to the opposite end of the court when Missouri (18-2, 5-2) called timeout to encourage a student section that was already hopping up and down to bring it on. When the clock hit zero, the students rushed the court and huddled around Oklahoma State’s players at midcourt. Earlier in the week, Page fielded questions from his younger teammates about his experiences from an upset of top-ranked Kansas two seasons ago, hoping for a similar result. “A lot of them just wanted to know what it was like for the students to run on the floor,” Page said. “My answer’s a lot different for them. I’m 5-9. They can see, they can breathe when it happens.” Ricardo Ratliffe had 25 points and 12 rebounds to lead Missouri, which allowed the Cowboys to shoot a season-best 59 percent. They hadn’t surpassed 49 percent against an NCAA opponent all season. The first half marked the third-best shooting performance in a half this season for Oklahoma State, the Big 12’s worst shooting team at 41 percent, only to be outdone by a 62 percent mark after halftime.

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good,” he said. “It couldn’t have turned out any better.” One of the few LHS setbacks came in the 285-pound match, when Free State sophomore Reid Buckingham pinned Lawrence soph-

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MISSOURI (18-2) Ratliffe 10-17 5-5 25, P. Pressey 4-9 2-2 10, M. Pressey 2-7 2-3 8, Denmon 4-16 7-8 17, English 4-9 0-0 8, Dixon 2-5 0-0 4, Moore 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-65 16-18 72. OKLAHOMA ST. (10-10) Nash 12-18 0-0 27, Cobbins 1-1 2-2 4, B. Williams 6-11 10-12 22, Page 5-12 0-0 12, Brown 4-7 0-0 8, Guerrero 0-0 0-0 0, Jurick 3-3 0-0 6. Totals 31-52 12-14 79. Halftime-Oklahoma St. 37-36. 3-Point Goals-Missouri 4-19 (M. Pressey 2-4, Denmon 2-8, Dixon 0-1, P. Pressey 0-3, English 0-3), Oklahoma St. 5-13 (Nash 3-4, Page 2-7, B. Williams 0-2). Fouled OutNone. Rebounds-Missouri 31 (Ratliffe 12), Oklahoma St. 32 (Cobbins 10). AssistsMissouri 8 (Dixon, M. Pressey, P. Pressey 2), Oklahoma St. 14 (Page 5). Total FoulsMissouri 14, Oklahoma St. 12. TechnicalsBrown 2 (ejected). A-9,476.

CREIGHTON (19-2) McDermott 10-14 9-10 30, Echenique 3-4 5-6 11, Gibbs 2-5 0-1 4, Manigat 5-7 0-0 15, Young 1-9 4-4 7, Chatman 1-2 1-2 3, Jones 0-2 1-2 1, Dingman 0-0 0-0 0, Artino 3-6 0-1 6, Wragge 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 25-50 20-26 77. DRAKE (12-9) Clarke 2-4 0-1 4, Woods 0-1 1-3 1, Simons 7-16 2-2 18, Madison 0-1 2-2 2, Rice 9-17 5-6 23, Hawley 0-4 0-0 0, Alexander 5-10 5-6 16, Jeffers 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 25-56 15-20 69. Halftime-Creighton 37-26. 3-Point GoalsCreighton 7-15 (Manigat 5-7, Young 1-2, McDermott 1-3, Wragge 0-1, Jones 0-2), Drake 4-18 (Simons 2-8, Jeffers 1-1, Alexander 1-2, Madison 0-1, Hawley 0-3, Rice 0-3). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsCreighton 37 (McDermott 9), Drake 25 (Rice 11). Assists-Creighton 17 (Gibbs 7), Drake 6 (Madison 3). Total Fouls-Creighton 19, Drake 22. A-6,110.

No. 4 Ohio State 78, Penn State 54 COLUMBUS, OHIO — Jared Sullinger had 20 points and 13 rebounds, and Ohio State took advantage of Penn State’s slow start. The Buckeyes (18-3, 6-2 Big Ten) won their third in a row and fifth in six games while tuning up for Sunday’s big home showdown with No. 20 Michigan. The Wolverines, Ohio State and Michigan State came into the week tied for the top spot in the Big Ten. The Nittany Lions paid tribute to Joe Paterno by wearing black bands on their jerseys. Paterno, Penn State’s football coach for 46 years and the winner of a major-college record 409 games, died Sunday at age 85. A public viewing and funeral was held earlier on Wednesday. William Buford added 15 points and Aaron Craft had 11 — all in the first half — as the Buckeyes built a lopsided lead. Big Ten scoring leader Tim Frazier had 16 points for Penn State (10-12, 2-7), which has lost its last 17 meetings with Ohio State.

No. 18 Mississippi State 76, LSU 71 STARKVILLE, MISS. — Arnett Moultrie scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds for his 12th double-double of the season and Mississippi State held off a late LSU charge. Moultrie had 19 points in the second half as the Bulldogs built on a 32-31 halftime lead. The 6-foot-11 junior made 10 of 18 shots from the field and grabbed six offensive rebounds. Jalen Steele scored 15 points — hitting 3 of 4 from 3-point range — and Rodney Hood added 13 for Mississippi State (17-4, 4-2 Southeastern Conference), which outrebounded LSU 46-26. Dee Bost had nine points and 10 assists.

PENN ST. (10-12) Graham 1-2 0-0 2, Glover 0-2 2-4 2, Marshall 5-16 3-6 14, Frazier 6-17 3-4 16, Woodyard 4-11 0-0 10, Colella 2-3 0-0 5, Borovnjak 0-2 0-0 0, Ackerman 0-1 0-0 0, Travis 2-10 1-2 5. Totals 20-64 9-16 54. OHIO ST. (18-3) Sullinger 7-11 6-7 20, Thomas 4-11 1-2 9, Craft 4-4 2-5 11, Smith Jr. 0-2 0-0 0, Buford 3-7 6-6 15, Sibert 0-2 0-0 0, Scott 1-4 0-1 2, Ross 0-2 1-2 1, Thompson 2-3 2-2 6, Weatherspoon 2-2 4-5 8, Williams 1-1 0-2 2, Ravenel 1-1 2-2 4, McDonald 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-50 24-34 78. Halftime-Ohio St. 38-18. 3-Point GoalsPenn St. 5-16 (Woodyard 2-6, Colella 1-2, Frazier 1-2, Marshall 1-6), Ohio St. 4-11 (Buford 3-6, Craft 1-1, Thomas 0-1, Sullinger 0-1, Ross 0-1, Sibert 0-1). Fouled OutGraham. Rebounds-Penn St. 35 (Travis 8), Ohio St. 43 (Sullinger 13). Assists-Penn St. 7 (Frazier 4), Ohio St. 16 (Craft, Thompson 3). Total Fouls-Penn St. 26, Ohio St. 17. Technical-Penn St. Bench. A-16,907.

No. 8 Duke 74, Maryland 61 COLLEGE PARK, MD. — Mason Plumlee scored 23 points, and Duke averted its first losing streak of the season by pulling away to a victory over Maryland. Seeking to rebound from a rare home loss, the Blue Devils trailed 47-46 with 12:54 left but outscored Maryland 2814 the rest of the way.

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OKLAHOMA STATE GUARD LE’BRYAN NASH CELEBRATES with fans following a 27-point performance in Oklahoma State’s 79-72 win over Missouri on Wednesday in Stillwater, Okla. Ryan Kelly had 14 points and Austin Rivers contributed 10 for Duke (17-3, 5-1 Atlantic Coast Conference). The Blue Devils have dominated this rivalry of late, winning four straight and 10 of 11. DUKE (17-3) Mas. Plumlee 9-13 5-5 23, Mi. Plumlee 3-4 1-2 7, Rivers 5-12 0-0 10, Dawkins 1-6 0-0 3, Curry 2-9 4-4 8, Thornton 1-2 5-5 7, Hairston 1-2 0-0 2, Kelly 5-7 2-2 14. Totals 27-55 17-18 74. MARYLAND (12-7) Mosley 2-8 1-2 6, Pankey 3-6 2-4 8, Padgett 1-5 4-6 6, Stoglin 7-14 2-7 16, Howard 4-10 0-0 10, Faust 3-8 0-0 7, Weijs 1-2 0-0 2, Parker 1-1 2-2 4, Len 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 23-57 11-21 61. Halftime-Duke 37-34. 3-Point Goals-Duke 3-16 (Kelly 2-3, Dawkins 1-5, Thornton 0-1, Rivers 0-3, Curry 0-4), Maryland 4-13 (Howard 2-4, Mosley 1-2, Faust 1-3, Stoglin 0-4). Fouled Out-Mosley. Rebounds-Duke 36 (Mas. Plumlee 12), Maryland 31 (Pankey 8). Assists-Duke 14 (Mas. Plumlee 4), Maryland 12 (Howard 4). Total Fouls-Duke 17, Maryland 18. A-17,950.

No. 10 Michigan St. 68, Minnesota 52 EAST LANSING, MICH. — Draymond Green had 22 points, 14 rebounds and six assists to help Michigan State beat Minnesota and give coach Tom Izzo his 400th win. Izzo downplayed what the milestone meant to him on Monday, but was wiping tears off his cheeks during the final seconds of the victory.

narrowed the LHS lead to 27-21. “We’re wrestling the number two team in the state and every win counts,” Buckingham said of his exuberance. — Lawrence High wrestler Brad “I’m just happy I could pull Wilson one out for the team.” From that point on, howomore Alex Jones. Buck- ever, Lawrence didn’t drop ingham couldn’t hold back another match. With the a celebratory scream as he lightweight classes finishing

Once the ball started rolling, it was kind of like dominoes.”

LSU (12-8) Ludwig 0-0 0-0 0, Warren 2-5 2-4 6, Hamilton 5-8 1-2 11, Hickey 6-12 0-0 16, Turner 3-10 0-2 9, O’Bryant 3-7 0-0 6, Bass 2-4 0-0 6, Stringer 5-12 5-5 17, Isaac 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 26-60 8-13 71. MISSISSIPPI ST. (17-4) Sidney 1-8 0-0 3, Moultrie 10-18 8-11 28, Bost 1-6 7-10 9, Hood 4-10 4-5 13, Bryant 1-1 0-0 2, Steele 4-6 4-4 15, S. Smith 0-1 0-0 0, Lewis 3-5 0-1 6. Totals 24-55 23-31 76. Halftime-Mississippi St. 32-31. 3-Point Goals-LSU 11-21 (Hickey 4-7, Turner 3-4, Bass 2-3, Stringer 2-5, O’Bryant 0-2), Mississippi St. 5-14 (Steele 3-4, Sidney 1-2, Hood 1-4, Bost 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-LSU 26 (Hamilton 5), Mississippi St. 46 (Moultrie 12). Assists-LSU 13 (Hickey 6), Mississippi St. 14 (Bost 10). Total FoulsLSU 21, Mississippi St. 12. Technical-LSU Bench. A-9,925.

The Spartans (17-4, 6-2) moved into a first-place tie in the Big Ten with their second straight win after losing two in a row. The Golden Gophers (15-6, 3-5) had won three straight, including their previous two on the road. Rodney Wil- No. 22 Kansas St. 69, liams scored 15 points for Texas Tech 47 LUBBOCK, TEXAS — MartaMinnesota. vious Irving scored 16 points MINNESOTA (15-6) and Rodney McGruder had Welch 2-8 3-3 9, Coleman 2-5 5-8 9, Au. Hollins 0-2 0-0 0, Williams 6-10 0-1 15, 13 to lead Kansas State over Sampson III 4-7 2-2 10, An. Hollins 0-5 0-0 Texas Tech, keeping the Red 0, Osenieks 1-1 0-0 3, Ahanmisi 0-2 0-0 0, Halvorsen 0-0 0-0 0, Armelin 2-5 0-0 4, Raiders winless in Big 12 play. Ingram 1-2 0-0 2, Shell 0-0 0-0 0, Eliason 0-0 The Wildcats trailed brief0-0 0. Totals 18-47 10-14 52. ly early but pulled away when MICHIGAN ST. (17-4) Payne 4-6 0-1 8, Appling 1-8 5-6 7, Dawson they started hitting shots. 7-10 2-3 16, Green 9-11 3-7 22, Wood 0-4 0-0 0, Byrd 1-1 2-2 5, Kearney 1-2 0-0 2, Thornton They muscled their way into 0-1 0-0 0, Chapman 0-0 0-0 0, Wetzel 0-0 0-0 the lane and outscored Texas 0, Nix 3-5 2-4 8, Sweeny 0-0 0-0 0, Wollenman Tech 36-20 in the paint. 0-0 0-0 0, Ianni 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-48 14-23 Kansas State (15-4, 4-3 68. Halftime-Michigan St. 37-27. 3-Point Big 12) pressed on defense, Goals-Minnesota 6-16 (Williams 3-5, Welch 2-4, Osenieks 1-1, Armelin 0-1, Au. Hollins making it difficult for Texas 0-2, An. Hollins 0-3), Michigan St. 2-11 (Byrd Tech to find passing lanes. 1-1, Green 1-3, Wood 0-3, Appling 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Minnesota 25 That led to a season-high 25 (Coleman 8), Michigan St. 32 (Green 14). turnovers for the Red RaidAssists-Minnesota 11 (Welch 4), Michigan ers — 12 were Kansas State St. 17 (Green 6). Total Fouls-Minnesota 19, steals — which the Wildcats Michigan St. 17. A-14,797. converted into 27 points. No. 15 Creighton 77, Texas Tech was averaging Drake 69 17 turnovers coming into the DES MOINES, IOWA — Doug game. McDermott scored 30 points The Wildcats had 17 turnand Creighton held off Drake overs, leading to seven points for its sixth straight road win. for the Red Raiders.

off the night, Brad Wilson said the Lions were confident they would end on a high note. “It came down, you know, to the kids that are really good,” the 25-3 LHS senior said. Lawrence’s Garrett Girard (113), Ryan Walter (120), Hunter Haralson (126) and Caden Lynch (132) rattled off

four wins in a row to secure the victory. As their teammate, Brad Wilson, put it: “Once the ball started rolling, it was kind of like dominoes.” Even though LHS pulled away in the final four matches, Free State coach Mike Gillman wasn’t disappointed with his Firebirds. “We did awesome,” Gillman

KANSAS ST. (15-4) Rodriguez 2-4 3-3 8, McGruder 6-13 1-2 13, Samuels 0-3 0-0 0, Gipson 3-4 2-4 8, Spradling 0-5 2-2 2, Southwell 2-4 0-0 4, Irving 6-10 4-5 16, Ojeleye 4-5 0-0 8, Lawrence 0-0 1-2 1, Diaz 3-5 0-1 6, Henriquez 0-0 2-2 2, Jones 0-1 1-2 1, Rohleder 0-0 0-0 0, Meyer 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-54 16-23 69. TEXAS TECH (7-12) Minnis 0-0 0-2 0, Willis 0-8 0-0 0, Wagner 5-16 4-6 16, Lewandowski 0-1 0-0 0, Tolbert 6-8 6-8 18, Petteway 0-0 0-0 0, Nurse 0-0 0-0 0, Adams 1-3 1-1 4, Crockett 3-4 3-5 9, Lammert 0-0 0-0 0, Nash 0-0 0-4 0. Totals 15-40 14-26 47. Halftime-Kansas St. 31-20. 3-Point Goals-Kansas St. 1-9 (Rodriguez 1-2, Samuels 0-1, Irving 0-1, McGruder 0-2, Spradling 0-3), Texas Tech 3-13 (Wagner 2-3, Adams 1-2, Lewandowski 0-1, Tolbert 0-1, Willis 0-6). Fouled Out-Lewandowski, Samuels. Rebounds-Kansas St. 35 (Gipson, McGruder 6), Texas Tech 25 (Tolbert 8). Assists-Kansas St. 13 (Irving 4), Texas Tech 9 (Wagner 4). Total Fouls-Kansas St. 25, Texas Tech 21. A-7,941.

No. 23 Florida State 75, Wake Forest 52 WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Michael Snaer scored 18 points to lead Florida State over Wake Forest. FLORIDA ST. (14-6) Gibson 4-7 2-2 10, James 3-6 1-2 7, Loucks 2-3 0-0 5, Dulkys 2-5 0-0 5, Snaer 6-9 2-3 18, White 4-6 3-3 11, Peterson 2-6 0-0 4, Portuondo 1-1 0-0 3, Space 1-1 1-1 3, Miller 1-8 0-0 3, Whisnant II 0-1 0-0 0, Moreau 0-0 0-0 0, Kreft 3-4 0-2 6. Totals 29-57 9-13 75. WAKE FOREST (11-9) Mescheriakov 4-9 4-5 13, McKie 1-13 1-2 3, Walker 0-2 0-0 0, Chennault 4-6 2-3 11, Harris 4-6 6-6 16, Green 0-0 0-0 0, Fischer 2-6 2-2 7, Desrosiers 0-1 0-0 0, Godwin 0-0 2-2 2, Ingle 0-0 0-0 0, Keenan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 15-43 17-20 52. Halftime-Florida St. 29-23. 3-Point GoalsFlorida St. 8-16 (Snaer 4-4, Portuondo 1-1, Loucks 1-2, Miller 1-3, Dulkys 1-4, Whisnant II 0-1, Peterson 0-1), Wake Forest 5-16 (Harris 2-3, Chennault 1-1, Mescheriakov 1-3, Fischer 1-4, Desrosiers 0-1, McKie 0-4). Fouled Out-McKie. Rebounds-Florida St. 34 (James 9), Wake Forest 28 (McKie 9). Assists-Florida St. 13 (Peterson 6), Wake Forest 7 (Chennault 3). Total Fouls-Florida St. 19, Wake Forest 17. Technical-Gibson. A-9,147.

UNLV 77, Boise St 72, OT BOISE, IDAHO — Mike Moser had 18 points and 21 rebounds to lift UNLV to an overtime victory against Boise State. Chace Stanback added 15 points and Oscar Bellfield had 13 for the Runnin’ Rebels (19-3, 3-1 Mountain West Conference) in a game that was close throughout the second half. With the score tied at 64 at the end of regulation, Moser and Bellfield led the way in the extra period dominated by the Rebels. Bellfield hit a 3-pointer early, putting the Rebels up 70-65 with 2:03 left, and Moser sank a pair of free throws in the final minute to seal UNLV’s third straight victory. UNLV (19-3) Massamba 3-4 1-4 7, Moser 5-12 5-6 18, Bellfield 4-13 2-2 13, Marshall 2-11 0-0 5, Stanback 5-13 2-2 15, Thomas 1-1 4-4 6, Wallace 1-2 0-0 3, Smith 1-2 0-0 3, Lopez 0-2 1-2 1, Hawkins 2-9 1-2 6, Norman 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-69 16-22 77. BOISE ST. (10-9) Drmic 4-15 0-1 9, Buckner 3-5 1-4 7, Marks 7-13 7-8 21, Wiley 0-1 0-0 0, Perryman 2-5 2-2 7, Hanstad 0-0 0-0 0, Nichols 4-8 1-2 11, Bropleh 5-15 3-3 17, Watkins 0-3 0-0 0, Crayton 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 25-65 14-20 72. Halftime-UNLV 29-27. End Of RegulationTied 64. 3-Point Goals-UNLV 13-34 (Stanback 3-6, Moser 3-7, Bellfield 3-8, Smith 1-1, Wallace 1-2, Marshall 1-5, Hawkins 1-5), Boise St. 8-27 (Bropleh 4-9, Nichols 2-3, Perryman 1-3, Drmic 1-8, Wiley 0-1, Marks 0-3). Fouled Out-Marshall. Rebounds-UNLV 48 (Moser 21), Boise St. 43 (Bropleh 13). Assists-UNLV 13 (Bellfield 6), Boise St. 14 (Marks 4). Total Fouls-UNLV 15, Boise St. 17. A-6,024.

said. “Everything’s about effort. If you don’t give up and do the things you’re supposed to … That’s what we teach in the (practice) room and that’s what a lot of these kids did tonight against ranked opponents.” Next up for Lawrence is a Saturday dual tournament at Olathe North. That same day, Free State will be competing at the Osawatomie Invite.

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that on January 9, 2012, a Petition for Probate of Will and Issuance of Letter Testamentary under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act was filed in this Court by Barbara J. Gillispie, an heir, devisee and legatee, and Executrix named in the Last Will and Testament of Hildred I. Daniel, deceased.

Notice of Hearing The State of Kansas to all persons who are or may be concerned: Take notice that on the 21st day of February, 2012, at 6:35 p.m., or as soon thereafter as the matter can be heard, the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, will convene in the Commission meeting room, 1st floor, City Hall, 6 East 6th Street, Lawrence, Kansas for the purpose of conducting a hearing on the petition of the City of Lawrence, 6 E. 6th Street, Lawrence, KS 66644 wherein prayer is made to vacate an alley easement in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, located at 707 Vermont Street. Description of area to be vacated: that portion of the alley within Lot 1, Block 1, Lawrence Public Library, located in the NE Quarter of Section 36, T12S, R20E in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, filed with the Douglas County Register of Deeds. That said petition has been filed in the office of the City Clerk of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, and referred to the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Kansas, for hearing and determination. That at said time and place all interested persons can appear and be heard under

said petition.

existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partnersor in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased. Defendants. Case No. 12 CV 12

real estate:

10:00 A.M., in the Douglas (Published in the Lawrence County Commissioners Daily Journal-World Janumeeting room, on the sec- ary 26, 2012) ond floor of the Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 DEMOLITION PERMIT Massachusetts Street, LawAPPLICATION rence, Kansas, 66044. Date: January 20, 2012 This meeting is to hear an Project Address: application from David and 808 Maine, Lawrence, KS Joy Krietemeyer, property Property Owner Informaowner of 1623 E 318 Road tion: and having the following le- Willis Marshall c/o Elizagal description in Douglas beth Marshall, 724 Alabama County, Kansas: St., Lawrence, KS 66044 785-393-2322 PLATE 400553 PIN: Signature: Mark Kramer 023-059-29-0-00-00-004.05-0 Person, Firm, or Corpora3.37 ACRES; S29-T12S-R18E; tion responsible for the FOX RUN SUBDIVISION, BLK building if it is someone 1, LOT 4 other than the owner: Elizabeth Marshall/Mark Mrs. Krietemeyer is reques- Kramer, 724 Alabama St., ting a variance of Zoning Lawrence, KS 66044 Regulation 12-323-3.10; 785-331-5166 Conditional Permit to allow Contractor Information: an illegal commercial dog Heinen Custom Operation, kennel to operate in a “A-1: Valley Falls, KS Zoning District, while oper- 785-640-0161 ator seeks another loca- Brief Description of Struction. ture: Detached 2 car garage, block walls, wood roof. Upon the hearing, anyone Signature of Applicant: may appear in person, by Mark Kramer agent or by attorney. ________

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (137144) ________

All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the Estate within four months from the date of the first publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred.

Cleo G. Murphy (#10293) (First published in the Law- Murphy & Freund rence Daily Journal-World 1611 S.W. 37th Street Topeka, Kansas 66611 January 12, 2012) (785) 267-5858 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Attorneys for Petitioner ________ DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DIVISION ONE (Published in the Lawrence In the Matter of the Daily Journal-World JanuEstate of ary 26, 2012) HILDRED I. DANIEL, Deceased Before the Governing Body of the City of Lawrence, Case No. 12-P-2 Kansas, in the matter of the vacation of a utility easeNOTICE TO CREDITORS ment located in the alley in the 700 Block between KenTHE STATE OF KANSAS TO tucky and Vermont Streets, ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: a minor subdivision replat in the City of Lawrence, You are hereby notified Douglas County, Kansas

/s/ Jonathan M. Douglass Jonathan M. Douglass, City Clerk ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 26, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DIVISION 1 CAPITOL FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff, vs. KEVIN MAYO a/k/a KEVIN WAYNE MAYO; TINA MAYO a/k/a TINA MARIE MAYO; PATRICIA G. CALLAHAN, AS EXECUTOR OF THE ESTATE OF PAULINE G. HARVEY, DECEASED; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF KEVIN MAYO a/k/a KEVIN WAYNE MAYO; THE UNKNOWN SPOUSE, IF ANY, OF TINA MAYO a/k/a TINA MARIE MAYO; and The unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are

Proceeding Under K.S.A. Chapter 60.

Lot 14, in Block 4, in Pioneer Ridge, an Addition to the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas (commonly known as 509 Lawrence Avenue, Lawrence, Kansas, 66049) You are hereby required to plead to said petition, on or before March 7, 2012, in said Court at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas. Should you fail therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon said petition. CAPITOL FEDERAL SAVINGS BANK, Plaintiff

PREPARED BY: Title to Real Estate Involved James B. Biggs, #14079 CAVANAUGH & LEMON, P.A. NOTICE OF SUIT 2942A SW Wanamaker Drive, Ste. 100 THE STATE OF KANSAS TO: Topeka, KS 66603 (785) 440-4000 Kevin Mayo, Tina Mayo, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF et al.: ________ You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by Capitol Federal Savings Bank, praying to foreclose on the tract of real estate described as follows for the purpose of obtaining good title of said tract of

(Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World January 26, 2012) NOTICE There will be a meeting of the Douglas County Board of Zoning Appeals on Monday, February 20, 2012, at

DOUGLAS COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF ZONING & CODES Keith R. Dabney, Director Zoning and Codes Department ________

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