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City approves $1.2M for library design By Chad Lawhorn

The spending for an expanded public library has begun at Lawrence City Hall, and commissioners Tuesday said they’re open to at least considering spending a little bit more than originally planned. Commissioners at their weekly meeting unanimously approved a $1.2 million contract to design a $19 million expansion and parking garage project for the library at Seventh and Vermont streets. “This is a great night,” said City Commissioner Aron Cromwell. “This is going to be a fantastic project that will proCITY duce a fantastic building.” COMMISSION It also may produce a few extra bells and whistles not originally planned for when the project was approved by voters in November. Commissioners agreed to have Lawrence-based Gould Evans Architects include several options into their design work. They include: Please see CITY, page 2A Mike Yoder/Journal-World Photo

MOHAMED EL-HODIRI, PROFESSOR OF ECONOMICS AT KU, left Egypt 52 years ago, but he’s still in touch with people there and visits regularly. His last trip back was in July, and he said young people were the instigators of the protests. “This is a young people movement. It’s a Facebook movement,” he said. “People thought in general that they don’t care. They got serious for some reason.”

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By Brenna Hawley

A few months ago, Aliaa El Kalyoubi was living in Cairo. She was preparing to leave for college in a faraway place called Kansas, hoping to go into a field she loves: graphic design. Now, she’s far from her home, where civil unrest has been at center stage for two weeks. Egyptians have taken to the streets to protest the reign of President Hosni Mubarak, which has lasted almost 30 years. During his presidency, the gap between the rich and poor has expanded immensely, and many of the 80 million Egyptians live below the poverty line. El Kalyoubi, a freshman at Kansas University who is one of nine students from Egypt, knew people were unhappy, but she was surprised at the

speed of the uprising. If she were back in Egypt, she doesn’t know whether she would take part in the protests because she’s certain her mother would try to keep her inside. But she said most of the people in the streets are young and she was proud of them for taking a stand. “We’re the part of the population that’s most affected by what’s happening; we’re the ones who are actually doing something about it,” she said. Mohamed El-Hodiri, professor of economics at KU, may have left Egypt 52 years ago, but he’s still in touch with people there and visits regularly. His last trip back was in July. “This is a young people movement. It’s a Facebook movement,” he said. “People thought in general that they don’t care. They got serious for some reason.”

El-Hodiri, who is blogging and tweeting about the protests, said people older than 40 are scared of Mubarak’s regime, but more than half the population of Egypt is young people. “What the kids did was break the barrier,” he said. Heba Hamdy Mabrouk Mostafa, a graduate student in microbiology, and her husband, Maged Zein El-Din, a graduate student in molecular biology, haven’t been home to Egypt for more than a year. Both have family and friends who have been affected by the protests. “I don’t think anyone here knows about how bad the situation is in Egypt,” Mostafa said. “No one knew anything about Egypt. People here live in a very good way, and I don’t think they can understand or know how bad we live.”

Mostafa’s best friend’s brother is one of the protesters in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, a main gathering place for those still calling for Mubarak’s departure. “She is worried, but she is proud,” she said of her best friend. El-Din said the couple have been watching as much news about the protests as they can during the last two weeks. He said he and most of his friends want change in Egypt. “You really want this stuff to happen, but you are at the same time and worried about your people, about your country. You don’t want a lot of destruction,” he said. — Reporter Brenna Hawley can be reached at 832-7217.

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TOPEKA — House Republicans pushed through budget cuts Tuesday that they defended as responsible, but that Democrats said would hurt public schools and jeopardize life-saving research at Kansas University and other higher education institutions. The measure would cut base O’Neal state aid to schools and enact a 7.5 percent pay cut to high-wage state employees, including about 1,500 at higher education institutions. House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson, called the bill “a responsible budget that provides a positive ending balance for this fiscal year.” It Please see STATE, page 2A

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Dancing flash mob at KU basketball game provides popular floor show By Andy Hyland

Before she spotted the sign-up sheet, Lindsey McAlonan didn’t even know what a flash mob was. If they didn’t before, the 16,300 fans who packed into Allen Fieldhouse for the Kansas-Missouri basketball game Monday have a much better idea of what it is, too. After the under-8-minute media timeout in the first half, about 150 students — with no warning — began standing up and waving their arms in the

air and dancing a synchronized, scripted routine. They all wore the same red shirt promoting Kansas University’s Buddy System, a student health and safety campaign. “People were just like, ‘What is going on?’” McAlonan said. “Once they figured it out, everybody just started cheering us on.” McAlonan, a KU freshman from Victoria, saw the sign-in sheet for people camping in Allen Fieldhouse for basketball seats. She zipped off to YouTube, pulled up some

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All told, the students practiced for about two and a half hours, McAlonan said. Frank DeSalvo, associate vice provost for student success, helps oversee the Jayhawk Buddy System. He said the idea came from the campaign’s student advisory board. The buddy system encourages students to pair up when going out in the hopes that their peers will keep them safe and discourage them from participating in bad behaviors, like excessive drinking. The best part about the flash mob was the makeup of


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videos and got the general idea of what was being planned. She added her name to the list and went to a couple of practices last week. Cathy Jarzemkoski, KU’s spirit squad coordinator, choreographed the dance routine. It was designed to be simple and visual. She was impressed with how quickly everyone seemed to pick it up. “When we started on Monday, everyone picked it up in like an hour,” she said. “We came back on Thursday and had another rehearsal and they knew it.”

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the group, DeSalvo said. Though organized by student leaders and athletics officials, most of the students who participated weren’t part of either group. “We had just general students who got to do something really cool” and get on national TV, he said. McAlonan thought it was cool, too. She hopes flash mobs become a tradition at KU. “I would definitely do it again,” she said. — Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388.

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DEATHS BORN SERVICES EUDORA — Mass of Christian Burial for Francis Steven Born, 60, Ottawa, will be at 10 a.m. Thursday at the Holy Family Catholic Church in Eudora. Burial will follow in Holy Family Catholic Cemetery. He died Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at his home in Ottawa. He was born Nov. 25, 1950, in Lawrence, Born the son of Francis Eugene and Bernice Gehlen Born. He graduated from Eudora High School in 1968. He served his country in the Air Force during Vietnam Era. He worked for Ritchie Sand Plant in Wichita for more than 25 years and then for the Wal-Mart Distribution Center in Ottawa until he retired.

Survivors include two sons, Howard and wife Lisa, Rantoul, and PJ and wife Jolene, Eudora; his mother, Bernice Born, Eudora; two sisters, Rose Mary Lemmons and husband Michael, Eudora, and Joyce Lynn Vines, Lawrence; a brother, Larry Michael, Lawrence; and four grandchildren, Joshua, David, Alexia and Payden. He was preceded in death by his father, Francis Eugene, on May 10, 2010. A rosary will be recited at 6 p.m. today at the WarrenMcElwain Mortuary — Eudora Chapel, after which the family will meet friends until 7:30 p.m. The family suggests memorials to Holy Family Catholic Building Fund, sent in care of the mortuary, 1003 John L. Williams Drive, Eudora, KS 66025. Online condolences may be sent at

MARK LANDIS CAMDENTON, MO. — A memorial service for Mark Landis, 57, Camdenton, will be at 1 p.m. Saturday in the Kingdom Hall of Jehovah’s Witnesses in Camdenton. Mr. Landis died Monday, Jan. 31, 2011, in Lake Regional Hospital, Osage Beach. He was Landis born Feb. 22, 1953, in Lawrence, Kan., the son of Armin Virgil and Louise Marie Steele Landis. He graduated from Lawrence High School. Mr. Landis also graduated from Kansas University with a major in science, and he was an avid KU sports fan. In 1977, he became a certified emergency medical technician as well as a certified locksmith. Mr. Landis owned and operated a turkey farm from 1984 to 1987, and he was one of the top growers for Cargill. He worked for Missouri Department of Conservation from 1993 to 2011 and received a 15-year service

award. His position included fighting wildfires. He served as an instructor for the fire department and provided specific training for dealing with wildfires. Mr. Landis also worked as a radio operator. He enjoyed working outside, hunting and watching KU sports. He married Ellen Renee Garrison on Dec. 30, 1973, in Arma, Kan. They shared 37 years of marriage. She survives of the home. Other survivors include a son, Jacob and wife Carly; a daughter, Krista Monroy and husband Jose; and two granddaughters, Natalie Landis and Makenna Monroy, all of Camdenton; his parents, Camdenton; two brothers, Armin W. and wife Nancy, Oskaloosa, Kan., and Alan and wife Carol, Lawrence, Kan.; and his parents-in-law, Elton and Doris Garrison, Wichita, Kan. Online condolences may be sent at Allee-Holman-Howe Funeral Home of Camdenton is in charge of arrangements.

B RENDA K. R EED HERINGTON — Funeral services for Brenda K. Reed, 50, Lawrence, will at 2 p.m. Friday at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, Herington. Burial will follow at Lincolnville Cemetery. She died suddenly Sunday,

Jan. 30, 2011, at her home. Friends may call from 2 p.m. until 7 p.m. Thursday at Penwell-Gabel Funeral Home, Herington Chapel, where the family will meet them from 7 p.m. to 8 p.m.

James Neil Keating James N. Keating, 66, died on January 23, 2011, in Olympia, WA. A memorial service will be held at a later date in Anacortes, WA. Jim was born March 9, 1944, in Great Falls, MT, to James H. and Betty Jean Keating (Cravens) Keating. He served in the USMC from 1962 to1966. When he left the Corps, he worked on barges on the Missouri River. He settled in Lawrence, KS, where he worked construction, owned and operated a tavern with Larry White, and was a Fireman with the Lawrence Fire Department. He married Debbie Halderman in February 1973. Later that year, they moved to Anacortes, WA. He worked at the Publishers Forest Products plywood mill until it closed.

In December 1982, Jim moved to Olympia, WA, where he became a shareholder and worked as the night boiler operator at the Hardel Mutual Plywood Corp mill until his health forced him to retire in February 2006. Jim enjoyed hard work, fishing, hunting, and motorcycle riding. He is survived by his father, James H. Keating of Anacortes, WA; his brother, Thomas E. and Sherry Keating of Lacey, WA; two daughters and six grandchildren: Sherry D. Channel and Craig Bufton (Amanda, Bryan, Cody) of Damascus, OR; and Meshel L. and John Adams (Ariel, Brianna, Jake) of Kansas City, MO. Donations may be made to the Disabled American Veterans or a charity of your choice. To leave memories of Jim or condolences for the family, go to Arrangements are with Funeral Alternatives of Washington, 360-753-1065.

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Blossom E. Randall WICHITA — Blossom E. Randall, 93, distinguished author, skilled librarian, renowned children’s storyteller, acclaimed book reviewer, honored KU alum, dedicated wife, devoted and beloved mother, passed away Monday, February 7, 2011. Randall Memorial services will be at 4 p.m. Saturday at Broadway Mortuary Chapel. She was preceded in death by her husband, Hugh A. Randall.

Survivors include children Roger (Sherrie) Randall, Nacogdoches, TX, Stephen (Pam) Randall, Placentia, CA, Chris (Kathy) Randall, Wichita, KS, Sally (John) McCullough, Watauga, TX, and Kathleen White, Aurora, CO; brother Roger Ewing, Warrensberg, MO; sister Barbara Crews, Lawrence, KS; 14 grandchildren and 16 great-grandchildren. A memorial has been established with the Ford Rockwell Branch, Wichita Public Library. Share online condolences at Services are by Broadway Mortuary.

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was approved 81-40 with only Republicans in support. Democrats and a handful of Republicans opposed it. House Democratic Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence said the education cuts would lead to larger classes and teacher layoffs. “Our children will suffer so that big businesses can be exempt from paying taxes,” Davis said. And he said the pay cuts will hurt research at higher education schools and could jeopardize National Cancer Institute designation at the Kansas University Medical Center and bringing the National Bio and Agro-Defense Facility to Manhattan. “The extreme right wing has sent a clear message to leading researchers at our universities that their work is not valued,” Davis said. The legislation essentially embraced cuts proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, to the current fiscal year, and will result in a reduction in base state aid to schools from $4,012 per student to $3,937 per student. Democrats said the bill shorted special education below required federal levels, and would come back to haunt the state by resulting in special education cuts from the federal government that could total up to $25 million per year. But attempts to add $16.7 million in special education funding were rejected twice using the House’s new “paygo” rule that limits spending increases during floor debate of an appropriations bill. O’Neal said they “pay-go” provision worked as intended, providing budgetary “responsibility and discipline.” Conservative Republicans added a provision in committee to cut by 7.5 percent the pay of legislators, state officers, judges and regents employees making more than $100,000 per year. Several legislators tried to remove the 7.5 percent pay cut to high-wage state employees at regents institu-

If you cut these folks 7.5 percent, we are sending the message you aren’t important and you should look for other employment.” — State Rep. Don Hineman, R-Dighton, referring to scientific researchers tions, saying the proposal would chase away top-flight researchers and doctors at KU and other schools. State Rep. Don Hineman, R-Dighton, said researchers working on treatments for cancer and other diseases are in high demand and will be lured by other states. “If you cut these folks 7.5 percent, we are sending the message you aren’t important and you should look for other employment. They (the researchers) are a mobile commodity, and they will go,” he said. But state Rep. Pete DeGraaf, R-Mulvane, said those receiving a pay cut should realize the state faces a huge revenue deficit. “Anyone making over a $100,000 needs to join us and the governor and experience some pain.” Legislators said Brownback has voluntarily taken a 10 percent pay cut. Hineman’s amendment to remove the high-wage earners at regents institutions from the pay cut failed, 45-71. The Senate is currently working on its own budget plan. After finishing work on the current fiscal year budget, the Legislature will work on a budget for the fiscal year that starts July 1. Current estimates have pegged the revenue shortfall for that year at $492 million. During debate, abortion opponents also pushed through an amendment that would prevent the state from passing through federal family planning service grants to Planned Parenthood. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.


City approves library design contract CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A ● Adding another level of parking to the proposed 250space parking garage that would be just south of the library. Another level would add 50 to 70 spaces but could cost another $1 million. Commissioners were told that any money for additional parking would not come from the $18 million bond issue approved by voters. Instead, the money would have to come from other city sources. Under the contract, the garage will be designed so the additional level can be removed from the construction plans if commissioners deem it too expensive. ● Designing the parking garage in a way that would allow it to also function as a public transit hub. Currently, the city’s main transfer point for the transit system is at Ninth and New Hampshire streets. The transfer station today is essentially just an outdoor bus stop. A facility in the parking garage would include restrooms and indoor waiting area. City Manager David Corliss said he envisions the transfer station would be located on the Kentucky Street side of the parking garage rather than the Vermont Street side. ● Consider how a public plaza area in front of the new library could be utilized to host the Downtown Lawrence Farmers’ Market. The market currently operates in the 800 block of New Hampshire and the 1000 block of Vermont streets. But leaders of the market previously have expressed interest in having more space for vendors, access to restroom facilities and perhaps other amenities, such as a portable kitchen. The transit hub and any improvements for the Farmers’ Market would have to be funded with money not included in the $18 million bond issue, Corliss said. But Corliss recommended that the commission at least get pricing options for all three additions. “I don’t want to have to rebuild something after we’ve already built it,” Corliss said. Commissioners agreed to at least let design work go forward, but stopped short of saying they could ultimately support construction of the additional items. “I do have some concern because we asked the public to chime in and support this project in November,” Mayor Mike Amyx said. “Making changes to it at this time does concern me some.” City leaders hope to accept construction bids for all the library projects in the fall. Construction then would take about 20 months. It is expected to create major disruptions to parking in the area, but the library intends to stay open during the project. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

Man charged with raping one 5-year-old, fondling another Douglas County prosecutors have filed seven charges against a rural Edgerton man, including two counts of child rape. Prosecutors allege the 45year-old man who lives in southeastern Douglas County committed the acts at his home against two 5-year-olds between June and November. Prosecutors allege he raped a 5-year-old child in two of the counts.

He’s also accused of fondling and exposing himself to the same child in two separate charges. In three other counts, prosecutors allege the suspect twice fondled another 5-year-old and also exposed himself to that child. The allegations were initially reported to Douglas County Sheriff’s investigators on Nov. 13, and after prosecutors reviewed information in the

case a warrant was issued. The suspect was arrested at his home Saturday morning. A judge Monday set his bond at $150,000 cash or surety, and the suspect has a hearing scheduled for 9:30 a.m. Feb. 22 in front of District Judge Peggy Kittel. The Journal-World generally does not identify sex crime suspects unless they are convicted.



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House rejects Patriot Act extensions The House on Tuesday failed to extend the life of three surveillance tools that are key to the nation’s post-Sept. 11 anti-terror law, a slipup for the new Republican leadership that miscalculated the level of opposition. The House voted 277-148 to keep the three provisions of the USA Patriot Act on the books until Dec. 8. But Republicans brought up the bill under a special expedited procedure requiring a two-thirds majority, and the vote was seven short of reaching that level. The Republicans, who took over the House last month, lost 26 of their own members, adding to the 122 Democrats who voted against it. Supporters say the three measures are vital to preventing another terrorist attack, but critics say they infringe on civil liberties. They appealed to the antipathy that newer and more conservative Republicans hold for big government invasions of individual privacy. 1 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

First lady: Obama no longer a smoker President Barack Obama has finally done what millions of fellow Americans are still struggling to achieve — he’s given up smoking. “Yes, he has,� his wife, Michelle, said Tuesday at the White House when asked whether he had conquered a nicotine habit that began as a teenager. “It’s been almost a year,� she said, offering no details on exactly when or how he quit. One in five adults, about 46 million people, still smoke, and brain research shows that nicotine is powerfully addictive. Three out of four smokers who try to kick the habit relapse within six months, and repeated attempts often are required to quit long term, according to the National Institute on Drug Abuse. 2 | ISLAMABAD

U.S. pressures over detained American The United States may scrap upcoming talks with Pakistan about the war in Afghanistan to further pressure Islamabad to free an American who shot dead two Pakistanis, U.S. officials said. Washington insists the detained American has diplomatic immunity and killed the Pakistanis in selfdefense as they tried to rob him at gunpoint. It says the man’s detention is illegal under international agreements covering diplomatic ties. Pakistani leaders, facing a groundswell of popular anger triggered by the incident, have avoided definitive statements on the status of the American, whom they have named as Raymond Davis. Davis’s next court appearance is set for Feb. 11. Two senior U.S. officials told The Associated Press on Monday that talks involving Afghanistan, Pakistan and the U.S. set for Feb. 24 in Washington are now in doubt because of the spat. 3 | MEXICO

3 teens killed, 2 of them American Three teenage boys were shot to death in the Mexican border city of Ciudad Juarez, at least two of them U.S. citizens and high school students in Texas, authorities said Monday. The boys were killed at 4:22 p.m. Saturday while looking at cars in a dealership in the city across the border from El Paso, Texas, Chihuahua prosecutors’ spokesman Arturo Sandoval said. One was found inside a white Jeep Cherokee and the other two in the courtyard. There were no leads on suspects or a motive, Sandoval said. Two managers were also in the dealership during the attack. One refused to give a statement, while the statement from the other manager was not released because of the pending investigation, Sandoval added. At least 60 bullet casings were found.

Task force proposes database for retailers By Chad Lawhorn

There are databases out there that will tell you what brand of pants Lawrence men between the ages of 40 and 55 years of age are most likely to purchase. “It is kind of 1984-ish,� Tom Kern, president of the Lawrence Chamber of Commerce, told city commissioners on Tuesday. It also might be the kind of thing city commissioners are willing to spend money on in the

By Christine Metz

For years, patrons have posted decorated dollar bills to the walls of Jefferson’s Restaurant. Those bills soon could go toward paying off the restaurant’s back taxes. On Tuesday morning, the Kansas Department of Revenue and Alcohol Beverage Control shut down the downtown restaurant for failing to pay $46,848 in taxes. The state agency seized all bank accounts, on-site cash, business inventory and personal property belonging to the restaurant’s owner, Jason Franklin, and the parent company, FatLab Inc. If the back taxes aren’t paid, the restaurant’s assets will be sold at auction to pay the taxes owed to the state. If it gets to that point, the state will take the dollar bills off the wall and apply them to the owner’s debt, department of revenue spokeswoman Jeannine Koranda said. The owner hopes to work things out first. On Tuesday afternoon, Franklin said the closure involved a misunderstanding

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were expressed Tuesday as a House committee considered repealing the law that allows some undocumented students to pay the same lower tuition rates as legal residents of Kansas. “We are here because we want to learn and make this state better,� said Alaide Vilchis, a 2008 graduate of Kansas University. Andrea Pardo-Spalding, a Kansas State University gradu-

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KYLER CARPENTER, TOPEKA, STEADIES HIS SON TREVOR, 8, as he secures a decorated dollar bill to the ceiling of Jefferson’s Restaurant, 743 Mass., in this Nov. 21, 2007, photo. After being shut down for failing to pay $46,848 in taxes, the restaurant’s dollar decorations could go toward paying off its debt. with the tax filing and the restaurant is expected to reopen Thursday afternoon or Friday morning. The owner would not comment on what that misunderstanding was. Opened in 2000, Jefferson’s is known for its fried food and large crowds during Kansas University basketball games, along with its unusual wallpaper. By

lunchtime on Tuesday, the restaurant was dark and signs from the department of revenue were posted on the door. The restaurant’s tax warrants date back to June 2009, when $39,648.98 was owed. Warrant execution occurs when all other collection attempts have been exhausted. Those attempts include multi-

ple letters, telephone calls, tax liens filed with district court, bank levies and on-site till taps. Only after several unsuccessful attempts does the department take the action of seizing assets, the department of revenue noted. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

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project would have to compete for funding against a host of other priorities in the city’s 2012 budget. The database is expected to cost anywhere from $10,000 to more than $50,000. The task force — comprised of local retailers, chamber leaders and commercial real estate professionals — also recommended the city explore facilitating joint advertising opportunities for retailers, Kansas Uni-

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Authorities have arrested a woman they say left the infant she had just delivered in a toilet at a South Carolina sports and concert arena. Police Chief Terri Wilfong says the 25-year-old woman from Easley is a married mother of a 4-yearold. Authorities say Jessica Blackham was arrested on Tuesday night after she came to the Greenville police station accompanied by family members. She is charged with two counts of felony child abuse and one count of unlawful neglect toward a child. If convicted on all charges, she could face up to 50 years in prison. Wilfong says the infant’s prognosis is good.

future. Maybe. sioner Rob Chestnut, Commissioners at who also was the chair their weekly meeting of the task force. “We received a report from think this might help the city’s Retail Task level the playing field Force that recommendfor local retailers.� ed the city pursue creatCommissioners ing a detailed database agreed to have the task that would provide force put together a CITY important statistics COMMISSION request for proposals about the Lawrence that would allow consultants to give the city price market to local retailers. “This is the same type of data estimates for creating and mainthat is used by national retailers, taining such a database. But quite honestly,� said Commis- commissioners also said the

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ate, said she came here from Mexico as a child with her parents. “My heart is rooted in the land of opportunity. I just want to give back all the blessings that this great nation and state has given me,� she said. When they graduated from high school, both women took advantage of a law passed in 2004 that states individuals who attended high school in Kansas for three years and either graduRichard Gwin/Journal-World Photo ated or received a GED could pay the in-state tuition rate. They A FIRE AT A HOME IN THE 1900 BLOCK OF WEST 31ST STREET on Tuesday displaced six people who were living there. A resident also must pursue citizenship. said he thought the fire had started after he had been working to Please see HOUSE, page 5A fix a leaking pipe under the trailer. See the story, page 5A.



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• A 20-year-old Kansas University student reported to Lawrence police Sunday that someone had stolen his black Smith & Wesson rifle valued at $1,250, plus a mounted scope worth valued at $100 and $7,200 worth of other items, including video game consoles, a 32-inch Vizio television and a black laptop computer. He reported the burglary occurred between 9 p.m. Saturday and 3 a.m. Sunday at an apartment in the 1400 block of Brighton Circle near Inverness Drive and Bob Billings Parkway. • Franklin County Sheriff’s officers found a Princeton man unconscious outside a burning house Monday night. The man, 44, who owned the house at 102 High St., refused medical treatment once he was taken to safety, said Lt. Curtis Hall, a sheriff’s spokesman. Hall said officers were called to the two-story house around 9:20 p.m. Monday. The Ohio Township Fire Department then fought the blaze. Investigators believe it was an electrical fire, and a damage estimate was not yet available


Tuesday morning, Hall said. Princeton is about 8 miles south of Ottawa, just off U.S. Highway 59.


CONDITION UPDATES • Jeffrey A. Brown, 28, of Lawrence, was listed in critical but stable condition Tuesday at a Kansas City area hospital, said Sgt. Matt Sarna, a Lawrence police spokesman. Brown was injured Saturday evening when he was struck by two vehicles while trying to cross 23rd Street. The incident is still under investigation.



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What is your favorite downtown restaurant? Asked at Dillons, 3000 W. Sixth St.

Debbie Markham, teacher, Lawrence “I would have to say Ingredient. Their food seems pretty fresh, freshly made and it’s not too expensive.”

Mike Thompson, exercise science major, Westport, Mo. “The Burger Stand. I like the fries and the burgers. And the sauces, you can’t forget the sauces.”

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Tonganoxie-based First State Bank and Trust is working to boost its capital relative to liabilities, part of a plan to comply with a consent order reached with federal and state regulators. First State Bank & Trust, which has two branches in Lawrence, agreed in November to an order that was approved Dec. 3 by the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation and the Kansas state banking commissioner. The FDIC released the order at the end of January. The bank consented, “without admitting or denying any charges of unsafe or unsound banking practices or violations of law and/or regulation,” to making several changes. Among them: boosting the bank’s “leverage capital ratio” to 8 percent, up from 6.05 percent at the end of 2010; and “total risk-based capital ratio” to 12 percent, up from 11.25 percent at the end of 2010. The bank is selling a branch in Clearwater, just west of Wichita, to Emprise Bank in a deal expected to close in March.

“After that transaction, we’ll be very close to the 8 (percent) and 12 (percent), and certainly should be there by midyear,” said Jilinda White, executive vice president. White noted that the bank’s capital levels — akin to a savings account for the bank itself — at the end of last year would be considered within the range of what the FDIC calls a “well capitalized” bank. First State is working to make required changes and follow approved plans for seeing that the bank continues to be strong going forward. “What they’re asking us is not something that we’re not already working on,” White said. The bank had close to $300 million in assets at the end of 2010 and intends to have about $250 million once the Clearwater branch’s sale closes, she said. The bank plans to go forward with its seven locations. “We’re very committed to our footprint in this area,” White said. “The sale signals a recommitment to this area.” — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be reached at 832-7188.

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Fire displaces trailer residents By Joe Preiner

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No one was injured Tuesday afternoon when a fire engulfed a home in the 1900 block of West 31st Street. The f ire was called in about 5 p.m. and multiple Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical crews worked to contain the flames. Heavy

smoke was billowing from Gaslight Village about 5:15 p.m., leading the Lawrence Police Department to close down a portion of 31st Street. Resident Jason Dye said he had been working to fix a leaking pipe when the fire started. Dye said he believed the fire was caused by an electrical spark that ignited insulation inside the home. He said he and the other five people living in the home were

able to make it out safely. The Douglas County Chapter of the American Red Cross was on the scene to assist the displaced residents. Witnesses described the trailer as badly damaged from the fire. No official cause or damage estimates were immediately available. — Reporter Joe Preiner can be reached at 832-6314.

Candidate drops out of race for Lawrence school board many good people who are in this race and I am happy that the voters will have such A candidate for Lawrence good choices.” school board says she’s dropDespite dropping out of ping out of the race, citing the race, Lindeman’s name personal reasons. will appear on ballots alongDiane Lindeman, director side nine other candidates. of student financial That’s because the assistance for the deadline for filing as Kansas Board of a candidate — noon Regents, decided Jan. 25 — was the during the weekend same as for withthat she’d be unable drawing from the to run the type of race. campaign necessary The name stays to win one of four because that’s state SCHOOLS seats up for election law. April 5. “No candidate may “I know how much time withdraw after the withdrawand energy I would need to al deadline,” said Jamie Shew, devote to this to be a success- Douglas County clerk. ful candidate, and frankly I “There’s no wiggle room in find myself in a place at this that. ... It’s not open to intertime in which I don’t think pretation.” that will be possible,” she District voters faced a simsaid. “Fortunately, there are ilar situation in 2009, when

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eight candidates were vying for three open seats. At that time John Mitchell, then an incumbent board member, had filed as a candidate but soon dropped out, given that enough other candidates had filed. Mitchell, whose name remained on the ballot, finished eighth with a few more than 1,000 votes. At the Board of Regents, Lindeman oversees 17 programs with combined budgets of $22 million. Before that she worked as director of admissions for the law school at Kansas University, and early in her career worked as a high school history teacher. She also has served as president of the PTA at Schwegler School.

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Three Lawrence suspects accused of participating in a September robbery at a south Lawrence apartment indicated they likely will enter pleas instead of facing a trial, attorneys for the men said Tuesday. Defendants Joshua Self, 18, and Douglas Bittinger, 19, waived their rights to a preliminary hearing Tuesday afternoon. Each of their attorneys said their clients would likely enter pleas in the case before their scheduled trials. Another defendant, Christopher Self, 20, has a plea hearing scheduled next month. Prosecutors accuse the three men of participating in a scheme to use a gun to rob two 20-year-old Lawrence men on Sept. 6 at an apartment at The Exchange, 3100 Ousdahl Road. One victim was knocked unconscious and suffered a head wound.


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KU Dance Marathon will dance all night

Hundreds of Kansas University students, faculty and staff are expected at the third annual KU Dance Marathon event. The 12-hour marathon will begin at 5 p.m. Feb. 19 at the Ambler Student Recreation Fitness Center. Other activities include sports tournaments, concerts and other performances. Local bands and businesses are donating time, goods and services. KU Dance Marathon, a student-run nonprofit, raises money for Children’s Miracle — Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be Network Hospitals and, as of reached at 832-7188. Jan. 1, donates exclusively to KU Pediatrics. KUDM has donated $57,000 over the past two years and hopes to donate $60,000 this year.


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versity, the chamber, Downtown Lawrence and others. It also recommends that the city consider funding a new position — perhaps within the chamber — that would be dedicated to helping local retailers expand and prosper. But the report specifically says a new position shouldn’t try to recruit retailers from outside the community since that could create questions about whether local government is spending money to attract competitors to local businesses.

In other business at Tuesday’s meeting, commissioners: ● Directed staff members to hold a public meeting with residents of the Miller/Wells Acres neighborhood about annexing that rural neighborhood into the city limits. The meeting likely will be in March, and would be the first of many steps needed to move forward on annexation. ● Agreed to rezone 51 acres of property at the southwest corner of N 1800 Road and E 1000 Road to general industrial. Commissioners previously had given preliminary

approval to the rezoning. Commissioners approved it on a 4-1 vote, with Commissioner Aron Cromwell opposed. He had wanted it to be rezoned to a lesser industrial category after several neighbors previously expressed concerns. ● Approved a $394,170 contract with Bartlett & West Engineers to design the reconstruction of Iowa Street from Harvard Road to the Irving Hill Overpass. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

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Approximately 430 students are benefiting from the law. Both women said they could not have attended college if they were forced to pay the higher out-of-state tuition rates. But critics of the law have tried for years to repeal it. They say the law encourages illegal immigration, adds to the burden of taxpayers and is unfair to foreign students

who are legally here to attend school. Secretary of State Kris Kobach told the House Federal and State Affairs Committee that, “The state of Kansas is giving an incentive to remain unlawfully present in the United States.” Kobach, a Republican, said he was testifying not as secretary of state but as an attorney who is an expert on this issue. Kathy Brown, an attorney from Kansas City, Mo., said,

“I’m appalled at the endless invasion of illegal aliens into our country. We have enough entitlements that they are already able to claim, and I certainly don’t want them to be able to continue to receive in-state tuition in violation of federal law.” The hearing on House Bill 2006 was scheduled to continue on Wednesday. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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Pious Hypocrisies: Mark Twain, the Philippines, and America’s Christian Mission SUSAN HARRIS February 9, 2011 | 7:30 p.m. Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union Mark Twain called it “pious hypocrisies.” President McKinley called it bringing “Christianity and civilization” to backward peoples. Susan Harris will explore the debates over the U.S. annexation of the Philippines through the voices of Twain, McKinley, and other Americans who fought over America’s duty to others at the moment when the U.S. became a world power in 1899. Dr. Harris is the Hall Distinguished Professor of American Literature and Culture at the University of Kansas. Supported by the Friends of the Hall Center This series is co-sponsored by Kansas Public Radio. Partial funding for the Humanities Lecture Series is provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities’ 2000 Challenge Grant.

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Depot decision Taking ownership of the local Amtrak depot without a source of funds to renovate it is too great a risk for Lawrence.


awrence Amtrak passengers deserve better than what they are getting today: a 1950s-era depot at Seventh and New Jersey streets that comes with a leaky roof, outdated bathrooms and sparse accommodations. It is a poor welcome sign to our community. If deciding that Amtrak passengers and Lawrence’s image deserved better was the only decision facing the Lawrence City Commission, this issue would be easy. In the coming weeks and months, Lawrence city commissioners likely will be lobbied by well-intentioned citizens to take over ownership of the depot and begin a restoration project. The project involves a significant leap of faith on the community’s part. It is too large a leap to take in these economic times. The first phase of renovations is estimated to cost $600,000. The city has been seeking grant money for the project — without much success. The Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway is open to transferring ownership of the depot to the city. This is not surprising since the railroad has shown little interest in maintaining the building. But the city, rightly so, has been reluctant to take over ownership without knowing how it would pay for the initial $600,000 in repairs. Simply taking over ownership and waiting until money can be raised is not a feasible option since many of the repairs are required to bring the building into compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act. The railroad may be able to get away with not meeting ADA standards. The city of Lawrence will not. Several community members now are set to argue that the reason the city has not received grant money for this project is because the city doesn’t own the building. That probably is a significant factor. These community members say if the city were to take over ownership, it would get the needed grant money for the restoration. That may be true, but it’s certainly not guaranteed. The city should not make a $600,000 gamble in today’s financial environment. A better course would be for community members to start their own private fundraising campaign, with the hope that the depot still will be available for ownership transfer when their fundraising is complete. That seems like a more reasonable risk to take. Or, perhaps, the city ought to shift its approach to the railroad. It might be time to point to several of the city’s property maintenance codes that apply to buildings that are open to the public. A letter from the mayor to the federal officials that oversee ADA compliance issues also might be warranted. None of these options likely will appeal to the depot’s fans. Instead, they will continue to push for the city to take a large leap of faith. We applaud those citizens for their commitment, but commissioners’ responsibility to Lawrence taxpayers should make them think twice before gambling on future funding for this project.

Egypt needs leadership but it isn’t lost There’s the tendency in some quarters to sow panic about what will happen in Egypt if Hosni Mubarak steps down. Last week Glenn Beck stood in front of a chart that portrayed a broad green swath of radical Islamist states extending from Egypt across the entire Middle East to India. (Never mind that India is overwhelmingly Hindu.) I’m getting e-mail from GOPUSA denouncing “Barrack Carter” as if President Obama had “lost” Egypt the way Jimmy Carter “lost” Iran. To which I say, “Get a grip!” Egypt is not lost, nor is it Iran. Let’s have a reality check. First the Iran analogies. Iran is a predominantly Shiite Muslim state, where Shiite clerics always played an activist role. The charismatic Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from Paris in 1979 and rallied millions of Iranians, which enabled the clerics to hijack the revolution. Egypt, in contrast, is a Sunni Muslim country where most clerics traditionally support the state. Yes, the Sunni Muslim Brotherhood is the best organized opposition force (although banned as a political party, its members have run in parliamentary elections). The Brotherhood forsook violence years ago under state pressure, but it does have a worrisome past; it also supports Hamas and opposes the peace treaty with Israel. But it is riven with internal divisions, and has no charismatic leader. Experts say its appeal does not extend beyond 20 percent to 30 percent of the public. In the past, the Mubarak regime crushed non-Islamist parties so it could use the Brotherhood as a bogeyman and an excuse for strongman rule. If

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other parties are allowed to flourish in a more open system, the Islamists would remain a minority force. Moreover, Egypt’s army — which will remain the bulwark of the state — won’t permit the Brotherhood’s role to expand. And for anyone who has been glued to the TV coverage of the rebels in Cairo’s Tahrir Square, the nonreligious nature of the demonstrations was stunning. I was struck by what one Egyptian friend told me emotionally by phone: “These were the first demonstrations I’ve seen in my lifetime where people are not shouting against something, like America or Israel. They were not anti-anybody. They were just asking for justice and a better life.” “But,” my friend went on, “in the past the demonstrators had leaders, and now it is just the people asking for democracy.” This then is a genuine reason for worry about Egypt’s future: When and from what circles will its next leaders emerge? The massive crowds in Tahrir Square — which have kept com-





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translations from Cairo. They include names of distinguished Egyptians who might take part in a transition team; most are secular intellectuals and technocrats, such as Nobel Prize-winning scientist Ahmed Zewail and Dr. Gawdat el-Malt, president of the Central Auditing Organization, as well as politicians like Amr Moussa, secretary-general of the Arab League. These proposals remind us that there are many talented Egyptians who, given the chance, could emerge into leadership roles. So when people talk about Egypt being “lost,” I respond that Egyptians are just finding themselves. Theirs is a talented population that had given up on the future of its country. Shahira Amin, a noted presenter on stateowned Nile TV, who quit last week when the channel refused to show state-sponsored violence, put it well: “I thought Egypt was a mountain that could not be moved. These young people did what my generation couldn’t do.” A new Egyptian government may be fragmented; its leadership may be weak. It may not be as responsive to U.S. interests as an autocrat would be. But the army — which has strong U.S. ties — is hardly likely to break the peace treaty with Israel. This revolution is “made in Egypt,” it’s not Islamist, and the United States can’t stop it. The wisest U.S. course, which the Obama team is now pursuing, is to help Egyptians organize an orderly transition and build up their political system — into something better than the region has seen. — Trudy Rubin is a columnist and editorial-board member for the Philadelphia Inquirer.



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ing despite last week’s violence — have produced no prominent spokesmen. In a situation where the opposition is weak and fragmented, better-organized Islamists could win a plurality in parliament. There is some nascent political organization behind the demonstrations. The youthful organizers of the protests who worked via Facebook prefer to stay in the background. But a spectrum of opposition figures from a broad range of small parties, plus the Muslim Brotherhood, set up a 100-man shadow parliament after rigged parliamentary elections in November. The Brotherhood was permitted only 15 percent of the seats. That group, in turn, appointed a steering committee of 10, including the former head of the International Atomic Energy Agency, Mohamed ElBaradei, who might emerge as a temporary leader. These men could be part of the process leading to free elections next fall. But ElBaradei does not appear to have the appeal of a presidential candidate. The Obama administration has been working behind the scenes to encourage a transitional government that would draw in members of the opposition. Such a government would function until elections in September and give time for new opposition parties to organize — and new leaders to appear. The shape of the transition remains murky as Mubarak ponders his future. But one thing is clear: The Egyptian army would play a major stabilizing role, with public approval. Proposals on how to manage the transition, from various opposition groups, are zipping around the Internet; I’ve been receiving


Care issue To the editor: I extend my compliments to your recent contributor, Bill Simons, for his column (Jan. 29) regarding mental health care in Kansas. With the recent emphasis on cost-cutting in government, the absolute needs for some Kansans with mental health issues have been ignored. Legislators who choose to absolve themselves from these responsibilities quite likely have not had a family member or a friend who is so impaired. Kansas government is in the process of considering further reductions in what actually is the modicum of support it supplies to the mentally ill. If current contemplated measures are enacted, soon there will be no place for them to turn for hospitalization, outpatient care or medication. Jail, “Hoovervilles,” or encampments “down by the river” will be the next step. Kansas can, and absolutely should, do better. In many ways, in this instance, we are our brothers’ keeper. It is time for our citizens to stand up and be counted. Sen. Roger P. Reitz, Manhattan

Reliable mail To the editor: I enjoyed reading the Moodys’ letter of Sunday, Feb. 6. Folks who deserve praise and appreciation should hear it more than

they do. I know we are humbly grateful for those who weather any storm to perform vital services for the community. But an important group was overlooked: mail carriers. They are delivering the mail six days a week regardless. They take no snow days. Most of the services mentioned in the letter are there when we need them, but few require spending 7-8 hours a day outside in the weather. Many carriers with walking routes are not in their vehicles long enough to warm it up, let alone themselves. They move the vehicle a couple blocks and reload their bags. They often lose their scheduled days off, because the bad weather adds greatly to the challenge of delivering the mail on time, and so everyone has to be on duty. They are perhaps not saving our lives, unless you consider the many medicines currently delivered by mail, but they are a tough and hard-working crew that need to know we know what they’re doing for us. Thank you mail carriers everywhere for a job well done. Sarah Peters, Lawrence

Too nasty To the editor: It makes me so sad and upset when I read your editorials about our president of the United States of America. I expect your newspaper to endorse a candi-

date during an election, so I can excuse you for the one you wrote during this last general election. But your comments after President Obama’s State of the Union speech just hit me to the core. I could not believe you could write such bigoted thoughts about his speech. How in the world could you ever think the way you do? He certainly told the Republicans they had better shape up and play ball. Maybe that is what you did not want to hear. I have been ready to cancel my subscription as it makes me so upset when such harsh comments are made about our president. He is trying so hard under such awful circumstances, and he really cares about us, even you. I just have to tell you how I feel about your nastiness and hope you will be less nasty in the future. I would love to be a newspaper publisher and give you some competition! Alice R. Murphy, Lawrence

Apathy to blame To the editor: July 20, 1969, the United States was the envy of the world. Americans Neil Armstrong and “Buzz” Aldrin were the first men to walk on the moon. There were no venomous debates about whether these astronauts were Democrats or Republicans, liberal or conservative. They were Americans.

Forty years later, we are a country with a national debt exceeding $14 trillion ($45,000 for every living man, woman and child). The disparity between the wealthy and the middle class has never been greater and continues to increase. What happened? In my opinion, the number one reason is voter apathy. We voters have been a pathetic herd of sheep that have allowed our elected officials to govern as autocrats for the sole purpose of remaining in office. The politicians know where the votes are so they align themselves with the undeserving (Wall Street, AIG, Fannie, Freddie, GM, unions, etc.). In my opinion, city hall and Douglas County officials could be the poster children for no growth, stagnation and mediocrity. Our city’s public transportation system is a classic example of inefficiency. Empty buses polluting our air and creating potholes are an everyday occurrence. City Hall turned their backs on 120 new jobs that Lowe’s would have created with no taxpayer incentives. This past year, Douglas County officials raised our taxes because they didn’t have the backbone to cut expenses. Today, these same officials are providing Berry Plastics a $431,300 tax break to create 11 new jobs. Is it any wonder that taxpayers are mad as hell? J. Joe Herynk, Lawrence

























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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Tuesday.

Riley County rodeo to offer beer for 1 year MANHATTAN — Organizers of the annual rodeo at the Riley County Fairgrounds in Manhattan say the chance to sell beer could save the event. Riley County Commission on Monday approved a motion to allow the Kaw Valley Rodeo Association to sell beer this year as a one-year trial. Rodeo organizers say the economy has hurt sponsorships for the rodeo, which runs from July 21-25. Steve French, vice president of the association, says organizers had seriously considered canceling the rodeo this year because of financial problems. The beer sales are expected to create more revenue, which rodeo organizers hope will attract more contestants and fans. The Manhattan Mercury reports that vendors will be able to sell beer for only one hour before the rodeo and stop before the last event begins.

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SUA’s Valentine’s Day Open House, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 1525 W. Sixth St., Suite A. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. University-Community Forum, “What Healthcare Reform Means for LMH,” Gene Myer, president of Lawrence Memorial Hospital, noon, ECM, 1204 Oread Ave. Community blood drive, 2 p.m. to 6 p.m, Quail Run School, 1130 Inverness Drive. “NASA’s Space-Based View of a Changing Climate and Its Implications,” by Dr. Jack A. Kaye, NASA, 3 p.m., Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Waverunners Club, activities and stories for children, 3:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. United Way session to build a community plan to address goals around education, health and self-sufficiency, 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Screening of “earthwork,” a film about Stan Herd, 6:30 p.m., Screenland Crown Center, 2450 Grand Blvd., Kansas City, Mo. Douglas County Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., Douglas County Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Jazz Wednesdays in The Jayhawker, 7 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Zumba workout with Barry Barnes, 7:15 p.m., Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way. “’Pious Hypocrisies’: Mark Twain, the Philippines, and America’s Christian Mission,” lecture by KU professor Susan K. Harris, 7:30 p.m., Alderson Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. DCAP Benefit Show, Safe & Sound AIDS Benefit, 7:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Dollar Bowling, Royal Crest Bowling Lanes, 933 Iowa, 9:30 p.m. to 1 a.m. Broken Mic Night, 9:30 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. King Dong’s Variety Hour, Johnny Booth’s Rebel Revue, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Acoustic Open Mic with Tyler Gregory, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 112 Mass. Casbah Karaoke, 10:30 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

meeting, 6:30 p.m., gallery room at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Hillcrest Neighborhood Association General Membership Meeting, 7 p.m., Hillcrest School, 1045 Hilltop St. “Women Without Men,” film and panel discussion, 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Jazz Quintet, 7 p.m., iBar at Ingredient, 947 Mass. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, a get-together to knit, crochet, draw, weave and do other crafty stuff, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Ingredient, 947 Mass. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Visiting Artist Series: Carine Gutlerner, piano, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Murphy Drive. Lonnie Fisher and The Mobile Spirits, 8 p.m., Eighth Street Taproom, 801 N.H. Eluveitie, 8 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Scarum Harum Night Of Musical Ahhhhs! featuring members of Spook Lights, 10 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Brannock Device, Reducto Absurdum, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass.



Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Book Event: “Between War and Peace: How America Ends Its Wars,” with authors Ted Wilson and Roger Spiller, event will include a book sale and signing, 3 p.m. at the Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. Tea@3, 3 p.m., lobby of the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Theology on Tap, topic: “God & Revolution: Where is God in Egypt Right Now?,” 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. An open house for the public to meet the four police chief candidates, 6 p.m. to 7 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. NAACP Lawrence Branch

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, Enter through the southeast doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. William Allen White Day lecture with John S. Carroll, Pulitzer Prize-winning editor, 1:30 p.m., Woodruff Auditorium, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. MAW, the KC Bear Fighters, matinee show, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m, Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Operation Exposure: War Is Trauma Art Show, 6 p.m., Lawrence Percolator, in the alley near Ninth and New Hampshire streets Dueling Divas, a benefit for Theatre Lawrence, hors d’oeurves and drinks at 6:30 p.m., show at 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. The Naked Truth, a program for seventh through 12-graders

about abstinence and responsibility, 7 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La. Opening, “Shadows of Minidoka: The Artwork of Roger Shimomura and His Collection of Japanese Internment Camp Ephemera & Objects,” 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Sweetheart dance, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Unity Church of Lawrence, 900 Madeline Lane Quixotic, 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” 7:30 p.m. Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Krazy Kats, 8 p.m., Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd St. Kid Congo Powers and The Pink Monkey Birds, Mouthbreathers, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLé and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. The Funky Rewind with DJ MAKossa, 10 p.m., Eighth Street Tap Room, 801 N.H. The Scriveners, The iii’s, The Hemorrhoids, 10 p.m. Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. The Floozies, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.


Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot behind KizerCummings Jewelry at Ninth and Vermont streets. Candidate event for public to meet candidates for the Lawrence City Commission and school board, 9:30 a.m., Alton Ballroom at Pachamama’s, 800 N.H. Romance Book Sale, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Zumba workout with Barry Barnes, 10:15 a.m., Lawrence Athletic Club, 3201 Mesa Way. Children’s Class: Harlequin Heart, 10:30 a.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. Kelley Hunt in-store appearance, noon, Kief’s, 2429 Iowa. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Sweets and Seats, a fundraiser for tiny-k, 6:30 p.m., Steve’s Place, 1388 N. 1293 Road. Kelley Hunt, The Crumpletons, 7 p.m., Abe & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. Sixth St. Umphrey’s McGee, doors open at 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Lawrence Jewish Film Festival, “The Rape of Europa,” 7:30 p.m., Lawrence Jewish Community Center, 917 Highland Drive. “Dead Man’s Cell Phone,” 7:30 p.m. Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Less Than Jake, 7:30 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. West Side Folk presents: Mark Erelli & Jeffrey Foucault: Seven Curses, 7:30 p.m., 900 Madeline. South Sea Island Magic, Cloud Dog, Karma Vision, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. headshandsfeat, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive. Lubriphonic CD release party, Beans and Cornbread, the Will Nots, 9:30 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. SUNU, 10 p.m., Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. The Club with DJ ParLé, 10 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass.

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TALIB HONORED Buccaneers cornerback and former Jayhawk Aqib Talib was named the Defensive Back of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association. Story on page 2B.


LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD ● ● Wednesday, February 9, 2011


Tom Keegan

Numbers illustrate KU depth A basketball team doesn’t make it all the way to second in the national rankings without compiling some amazing numbers along the way. It’s time to have some fun with data created by the entertaining Kansas University basketball team. The 10 most remarkable numbers in reverse order, so as to build the drama, associated with a very balanced, deep team: 10. Walk-on Jordan Juenemann has hit 80 percent of his three-pointers, making 4 of 5. He has scored 14 points in 28 minutes. 9. Kansas has had a player foul out of a game just twice. Markieff Morris was limited to 19 minutes against UCLA. Jeff Withey was whistled for his fifth personal after playing 14 minutes against UMKC. 8. Seven different players have had at least a share of the team lead in scoring in a game: Marcus Morris (11 times), Markieff Morris (five), Tyrel Reed (three), Josh Selby (three), Thomas Robinson (two), Tyshawn Taylor (two), Brady Morningstar (one). 7. Eight different players have had at least a share of the team assists lead in at least one game: Taylor (14), Morningstar (seven), Selby (five), Elijah Johnson (two), Reed (two), Travis Releford (one), Marcus Morris (one), Markieff Morris (one). 6. KU ranks No. 1 in the nation in field-goal accuracy, hitting 52 percent, and is eighth in field-goal percentage defense (.383). 5. Tyshawn Taylor hasn’t let his recent shooting struggles — 6-for-26 from the field (23 percent) in the past four games — impair his shooting from the free-throw line. He’s hit 88 percent from the line in Big 12 play. 4. In Big 12 play, the three post players who get the majority of the minutes (the twins and Robinson) are shooting a combined .647 from the field. Marcus ranks 10th in the nation with a .603 percentage. 3. The Jayhawks are shooting a remarkable .507 (37-for-73) on three-point shots in the past four games. Another way of looking at it: They have scored 111 points on 73 shots. Generating more points than that shooting two-point field goals would require making 56 of 73 shots (.767 percent). Kansas has shot .558 (24-of-43) from long range in the past two games. 2. In the past 10 games, Morningstar has 38 assists and five turnovers, an assist-to-turnover ratio of 7.6-to-1. In the past two games, Morningstar has played 75 minutes and has 13 assists without turning it over once. “Brady is playing the best basketball I’ve seen him play since I have been here,” Marcus Morris said of Morningstar after Monday night’s 103-86 victory against Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse. 1. The Jayhawks are 56-4 in the past two seasons, a winning percentage of .933. Every game has a winner and a loser and less than seven percent of the time, fans of KU’s foes were able to turn their televisions off in a good mood. That, of course, means that more than 93 percent of the time, KU fans turned off their TV sets and drove home in great moods, right? There is no such thing as being in a bad mood after your team wins, is there? The only losses: at Tennessee, at Oklahoma State, against Northern Iowa in Oklahoma City, against Texas in Allen Fieldhouse. In games played outside the state of Oklahoma, Kansas is 55-2 the past two seasons.

Shootout at South

Adversity molds Jayhawks into team By Gary Bedore

After playing 10 games in 29 days — six on the road, with an unexpected two-day trip to Washington, D.C., also thrown into the wintry mix — Kansas University’s basketball players can finally exhale. “I mean, I feel good. We just beat Missouri and get the next day off,” KU senior Mario Little said after Monday’s 103-86 home victory over the Tigers. The Jayhawks (23-1, 8-1), who won nine of those 10 games, certainly distinguished themselves on the court during that brutal stretch. It’s one in which some games were I think we played withare closer out the injured Travis than we have Releford and ever been. I Josh Selby, as well as grief- think we like each other a stricken Thomas lot. I think we Robinson, genuinely whose mom, Lisa, died on care for each Jan. 21, back in other. I think D.C. at this point “I believe you don’t of the become a season, we’ve team until you been through go through enough I can some stuff,” said coach Bill say we have Self, happy to kind of report the become a 2010-11 Jayteam.” hawks meshed into a true team over — KU coach Bill Self the past four weeks. “Some teams go through a lot. Some teams don’t go through quite as much. This year’s team has been through more, certainly off the court. I think we are closer than we have ever been. I think we like each other a lot. I think we genuinely care for each other. I think at this point of the season, we’ve been through enough I can say we have kind of become a team. “Hopefully we are not close to the team we can become, but I think we are much further along than we were three to four weeks ago,” he added. The Jayhawks appear to have great chemistry on the court, evidenced by 23 assists on their 37 baskets versus Mizzou. “I think they (Jayhawks) are balanced and they share the ball. I really like our unselfishness and guys are really starting to find their roles,” Self said. “Look at what Brady (Morningstar) has done the last two weeks. He can make a shot or be a ball-mover. He gives other guys a chance to make plays. Certainly he’s played great.” Senior guard Morningstar scored eight points with seven assists and no turnovers against Missouri just two days after scoring 19 points with six assists and no turnovers at Nebraska.

John Young/Journal-World Photo

FREE STATE SENIOR ERIC WATSON (23) PULLS UP for a jumper over Shawnee Mission South junior Dylan Christie. Watson scored 24 points in the Firebirds’ 72-65 victory on Tuesday at SM South.

Hot-shooting Firebirds top Raiders

By Ben Ward Journal-World Sports Writer

OVERLAND PARK — As far as defensive performances go, Tuesday night certainly wasn’t the Free State High boys basketball team’s best of the season. On offense, though? The Firebirds couldn’t miss. Bolstered by a 62-percent night from the floor, the Firebirds downed a hot-shooting Shawnee Mission South team, 72-65, on Tuesday night at South. “It’s just good to see how one team can make a lot of shots and we can come back and make just as many,” senior Evan Manning said of

the Raiders, who made 49 percent of their shots. Whenever Manning, who tallied 15 points, six assists, four rebounds and five steals, wasn’t dialed in from the perimeter, it seemed like someone else always was. “When we move the ball and don’t let it get sticky, we really get it side to side and attack once we reverse it a time or two, we’re a pretty good offensive team,” coach Chuck Law said. The Firebirds trailed, 13-12, after a foul-laden first quarter until senior Eric Watson took over to begin the second. Watson scored 11 of his 24 points in the quarter, including the first

three baskets of the period, which boosted the Firebirds and sent them to the half with a 34-26 lead. Despite being slowed up a bit by the aggressive FSHS defense, the Raiders made 8 of 13 shots in the first half, mainly by using shot fakes and driving the lane before kicking it out to open shooters on the perimeter. Dylan Christie led SMS with 16 points and was one of five Raiders to knock down a three-pointer. The Raiders, still locked in after the intermission, capitalized off of some sloppy Firebird turnovers and trimmed the lead down to 42-39 midway through the third. Please see FSHS BOYS, page 3B

Please see JAYHAWKS, page 3B

Lions sneak past Lancers in OT By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Kevin Anderson/Journal-World Photo

LAWRENCE HIGH’S KJ PRITCHARD SNAGS the Shawnee Mission East inbounds pass to seal the Lions’ victory as time ran out. Lawrence High defeated Shawnee Mission East, 61-58, in overtime Tuesday in Prairie Village.

PRAIRIE VILLAGE — It isn’t surprising that junior KJ Pritchard made big plays to help the Lawrence High boys basketball team squeak out a 61-58 overtime road victory at Shawnee Mission East on Tuesday. He’s been hitting tough shots in close games all season. To even get to overtime, though, the Lions can thank coach Mike Lewis and his impeccable timing. With six seconds to go in the

fourth quarter, LHS junior Anthony Buffalomeat pulled down an East miss and started to push the ball upcourt. The ball was poked loose by an East defender. The Lancers’ Vance Wentz scooped up the ball and scored what appeared to be the game-winning layup. But a whistle sounded just as Wentz’s shot went up. Lewis had realized Buffalomeat was scrambling and called a timeout before the Lions lost possession. “I had to get up and get moving out of my box and start to get the official’s attention,” Lewis

said. “You just have to scream at them.” The referee turned his head to acknowledge the timeout call, making him unable to see that Buffalomeat had lost possession in the next moment. The three referees met with Lewis and East coach Shawn Hair and informed them that the Lions would get the timeout. “It probably would have made coach Hair feel better if (the referee) would’ve had eyes in the back of his head,” Lewis said. Please see LHS BOYS, page 3B

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Talib tapped defensive back of year J-W Staff Reports

Former Kansas University standout cornerback Aqib Talib was named the 2010 Defensive Back of the Year by the NFL Alumni Association on Tuesday. Talib, who plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, intercepted six passes in 11 games last season. He returned one for a touchdown. The third-year pro from Richardson, Texas, has 15 interceptions in his Bucs career. Arguably his most memorable moment at KU was when he intercepted a pass and returned it for a touchdown in KU’s 24-21 Orange

Bowl victory over Virginia Tech in 2008. The 12-1 squad was the winningest team in KU football history. Talib’s six picks in 2010 trailed Baltimore’s Ed Reed, who had eight. Talib Talib earned the NFC’s Defensive Player of the Week on Nov. 3, 2010, after he picked off two passes against Arizona, returning one for a score. He became the first Tampa Bay player since Donnie

Abraham (1999-2001) to record at least four interceptions in three straight seasons. The 6-foot-1, 205-pound Talib was a first-round draft pick (20th overall) of Tampa Bay in the 2008 draft. Also on Tuesday, Kansas City’s Todd Haley received the NFL Alumni’s Coach of the Year. The Chiefs won the AFC West and finished 10-6 before bowing out of the playoffs to Baltimore. Haley made significant progress with the Chiefs, who finished 4-12 and last in the AFC West just two seasons ago. Other awards on Tuesday from



Super Bowl over, so ... now what? By Jim Souhan Minneapolis Star Tribune (Minneapolis)

MINNEAPOLIS — Just as the calendar year begins when the ball drops in Times Square, so the new sports year begins with the falling of confetti at the Super Bowl. As we belly-crawl through the briny muck of the swampy segment of the sports calendar known as February, this is a good time to fix everything that is wrong with the world of perspiring arts (as legendary Dallas Morning News columnist Blackie Sherrod called them). Here is one man’s Sports Reformation: Pro hockey: There aren’t enough skilled players to make the average game interesting, the shootout is silly and teams are given a point even when they effectively have lost the contest, making the NHL the professional version of fifth grade inhouse soccer (congratulations, Little Billy, you didn’t fall down! Here’s a medal!) Every game should be worth a winnertakes-all two points. Get rid of the shootout, and make teams play 4-on-4, then 3-on-3, then 2-on-2, then 1-on-1 until there is a winner. Pro basketball: Install new contract and salary cap rules that make it easier to trade star players. I keep hearing complaints about the attention being paid to the potential Carmelo Anthony trade, but the speculation has been the most interesting aspect of the league for the past two months. You don’t expect the average sports fan to care about regular-season NBA games, do you? It’s not that there needs to be less talk; it’s that there needs to be more action. The NBA should be like your buddies’ fantasy basketball league: Stars should be shuffled all season, until you have superpowers vying in the playoffs. College basketball: The best college game of the season might have been played between UCLA and Cal. Why? Because both of the coaches burned their timeouts early, so Cal’s comeback and UCLA’s eventual game-winning rally occurred in real time, with frenetic endto-end runs and the players making decisions on the fly. What, you’d rather see windbag coaches stopping the action every 20 seconds to draw up inbounds plays that don’t work? Pro baseball: If a pitcher steps off the rubber or a batter steps out of the box during an at-bat, he shall be tasered by that Philly security guard who nailed the fleeing loser fan in the back last season. Pro football: Simplify the rules regarding violence: If you hit an opponent in the head, you are ejected, fined and suspended. We’re allowing people to be damaged for our entertainment. We need to become more humane. College football: Duh. A playoff. Think about this: If the NFL had set up the same postseason structure as the NCAA, the Patriots and Falcons would have played in the Super Bowl on March 14, and we would have skipped the three weekends of playoffs that proved to be the highlight of the season. Soccer: Install a shot clock. If a team doesn’t shoot within one minute, the other team gets the ball at midfield.

the NFL Alumni included: Quarte r ba c k o f t h e Ye a r : P h i l i p Rivers, San Diego Chargers; running back: Maurice Jones-Drew, Ja c k s o nv i l l e Ja g u a rs ; w i d e Receiver: Roddy White, Atlanta Falcons; tight end: Jason Witten, Dallas Cowboys; offensive lineman: Josh Sitton, Green Bay Packers; defensive lineman: Ndamukong Suh, Detroit Lions; linebacker: Patrick Willis, San Francisco 49ers; special teams: Devin Hester, Chicago Bears; spirit award: Felix Jones, Dallas Cowboys; Player of the Year: Troy Polamalu, safety, Pittsburgh Steelers.

Titans fire O-coordinator Heimerdinger NASHVILLE, TENN. — Titans coach Mike Munchak has fired offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger along with two other assistants as he starts to remake his coaching staff a day after taking over the top job. Heimerdinger, who is continuing cancer treatment after diagnosed in November, confirmed to The Associated Press on Tuesday that he had been fired. The Titans released a statement that defensive assistant Rayna Stewart and offensive assistant Richie Wessman that they will not be retained. “It’s never easy to be fired,” Heimerdinger said. “He has to do what’s good for the Titans, and Munch will do what’s best for the Titans. I appreciate my time here, but it’s never easy to be fired.”

NFL Champs bid farewell to fans

Nev. sports books eke out $724K LAS VEGAS — Sports books in Nevada hung on to win just over $724,000 from Super Bowl bets despite heavy gambling on the Green Bay Packers and lots of scoring, Nevada gambling regulators said Tuesday.

Saints OK with Payton move NEW ORLEANS — Sean Payton is moving his family to Dallas and the Saints have no problem with it — however, many New Orleans fans do. Payton confirmed Tuesday that he buying a house in Dallas and is moving his wife and two children to Texas while he remains the Saints’ head coach.

Raiders promote Biekert to LBs

GREEN BAY, WIS. — The Green Bay Packers took one last chance to say goodbye to their fans and each other. Tuesday was a final day to publicly celebrate their Super Bowl-winning season, and the Packers did it in style in front of more than 56,000 fans who paid $5 to spend a final hour with their team for the first time in 36 days. The last time the Packers were at Lambeau Field, they beat Chicago in a must-win game that propelled them to a championship run, ending with a 31-25 Super Bowl victory over Pittsburgh on Sunday.

Appeals won’t block suspensions MINNEAPOLIS — The Minnesota Court of Appeals ruled Tuesday that it won’t permanently block the NFL from suspending Vikings defensive tackles Kevin Williams and Pat Williams for violating the league’s anti-doping policy. Barring another appeal, the ruling appears to clear the way for the NFL to suspend the players, which it has been trying to do since both tested positive for a banned diuretic in 2008.

Cheated fans get second option NEW YORK — The NFL has added a second option for the roughly 400 fans who had to give up their seats at the Super Bowl: They can choose to attend any future Super Bowl instead of being limited to the 2012 game. The league initially said Sunday it would give $2,400, three times the face value of the ticket, to the fans who were forced to watch the game on monitors or use standing-room platforms after some temporary seating sections were not completed in time.

ALAMEDA, CALIF. — The Oakland Raiders have promoted Greg Biekert from defensive assistant to linebackers coach. The team announced the move Tuesday. Biekert joined the coaching staff last year as a defensive assistant. He played linebacker for 11 years in the NFL, including nine with the Raiders.

COLLEGE FOOTBALL Georgia RB suspended ATLANTA — Georgia coach Mark Richt suspended tailback Washaun Ealey on Tuesday for failing to follow “the Georgia way.” Richt’s statement did not disclose specifics of what led to the suspension for Ealey.

NBA Pierce to defend 3-point crown NEW YORK — Paul Pierce will defend his three-point shootout title against a field that includes fellow Boston Celtics All-Star Ray Allen and NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant of Oklahoma City. The three-point contest will be part of AllStar events on Feb. 19 in Los Angeles.

Howard annoyed by contract talk ORLANDO, FLA. — Magic center Dwight Howard said he is annoyed by the recent talk about his contract and the possibility he would leave Orlando when he becomes a free agent. Howard’s current contract runs through the 2012-13 season, but he could utilize an early termination option and become a free agent after next season.

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Net Cable ESPN 33, 233 ESPN2 34, 234 ESPNU 35, 232 CBSC 143, 235 KCMO 3, 203 NBC, KMCI 8, 15, 208 ESPN 33, 233 ESPN2 34, 234 ESPNU 35, 232 CBSC 143, 235 FCSP 146 ESPN2 34, 234

Women’s Basketball Time Iowa St. v. Kansas 7 p.m. Texas v. Kansas St. 7 p.m.

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Cable 6 36, 236

NHL Montreal v. Boston

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Cable 38, 238

Time 6 p.m.

THURSDAY College Basketball UConn v. St. John’s Florida St. v. Ga. Tech Wright St. v. Butler Oral Roberts v. UMKC M. Tenn. St. v. W. Ky. Illinois v. Minnesota Alabama v. Vanderbilt Oregon v. UCLA Gonzaga v. L-Mary. Oregon St. v. USC St. Mary’s v. S. Clara

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

NBA L.A. Lakers v. Boston Dallas v. Denver

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Cable 45, 245 45, 245

Women’s Basketball Creighton v. N. Iowa Weber St. v. A. Arizona Tulsa v. Ala.-Birming.

Time 7 p.m. 7:30 p.m. 8 p.m.


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KU’s Goodrich improving By Matt Tait

Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson has a simple philosophy about basketball in February. “You’re getting worse or you’re getting better,” Henrickson said. “Nobody stays the same.” It remains to be seen which group Henrickson’s team settles into — the Jayhawks (15-8 overall, 2-7 in Big 12) are 1-1 since tearing January off the wall calendar — but one of her leaders has planted herself firmly in the category that matches the title of a Beatles tune. Angel Goodrich, KU’s sophomore point guard known, thus far, as much for her unfortunate injuries as her play on the floor, seems to have hit her stride in the last few weeks. After missing seven games in the middle of the season, Goodrich has strung together a stretch of 13 straight starts. She’ll look to make it 14 straight when the Jayhawks

play host to No. 20 Iowa State (16-6, 4-4) at 7 tonight at Allen Fieldhouse. Henrickson said the reason Goodrich has bounced back so many times was her inner drive. “She’s arguably one of the most coachable kids I’ve ever had,” Henrickson said. “Her coachability is something that I have great respect for. She wants to do it right and she wants to be coached and she just continues getting better and better.” There was a time, this season, when those around the KU program wondered if Goodrich would ever be full strength again. Her play over the last few games has answered those questions. During the past five contests, Goodrich has logged 38 minutes or more four times. The only game she didn’t was last week’s 81-53 blowout of Colorado in which she scored four points and dished eight assists (against one turnover) in 25 minutes. In 16 games, Goodrich is averaging seven points, five assists and three rebounds

while playing 31 minutes per night. Since the beginning of conference play, Goodrich has raised her assist average to seven assists per outing and, during the last f ive games, the Tahlequah, Okla., native has averaged 8.8 points, 7 assists, 3.3 rebounds and 1.2 steals per game. “The resilience she’s shown and the toughness she’s shown, through the process and even after, she’s been a kid who, no matter what you ask her to do, she does it without a flinch,” Henrickson said. The Jayhawks enter tonight’s game smarting a bit from their recent stretch. Last week, KU snapped a fivegame conference losing skid with the win against Colorado. But the woes returned three days later, when the Jayhawks fell, 80-68, at Texas. Iowa State has won three of its last four Big 12 games after opening league play with a 1-3 record. ISU is led by senior guard Kelsey Bolte, who has averaged 17.8 points per game.

FSHS boys defeat SM South, 72-65 CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

“It just came out of nowhere really,” Manning said. “We weren’t expecting it. They threw the first punch in the second half and usually we do that.” It’s not as if Manning and the Firebirds were without an answer, though. Manning hit a three to end the third quarter run, and fellow senior Alec Heline — who chipped in with 16 points, six assists and three steals — started a 9-2 FSHS run with a three-pointer to open the fourth quarter It wasn’t just offense either, as Law — always adamant about discipline

moments of the fourth quarter we were able to do so,” Free State 72, SM South 65 Law said. FREE STATE (72) By the time the Raiders Brett Frantz 1-2 0-0 3, Austin Hoag 1-2 0-0 2, Eric Watson 11-13 2-5 24, Alec Heline 6-12 2-3 16, resumed hitting shots, the Evan Manning 4-6 3-4 15, Georgi Funtarov 4-5 4-6 Firebirds had regained a dou12, Shawn Knighton 0-1 0-0 0, Tyler Self 0-0 0-0 0, Cameron Dabney 0-0 0-0 0. Totals: 27-43 11-18 72. ble-digit advantage. SM SOUTH (65) Georgi Funtarov scored Nick Weber 1-3 2-2 4, Jake Reid 6-11 1-3 15, Doug Brown 0-0 0-0 0, Tim Rodden 2-6 4-6 10, seven of his 12 points in the Dylan Christie 7-13 1-2 16, Eric Weber 3-7 1-2 9, final quarter, and Watson Karlton Hodoh 3-5 2-4 9, Colson Bayles 0-0 0-0 0. added seven more of his own Totals: 22-45 11-19 65. to put away SMS, who still FSHS 12 22 13 25 — 72 SMS 13 13 18 21 — 65 didn’t stop hitting shots until Three-point goals: Free State 7-15 (Manning 4, Heline 2, Frantz); SM South 8-21 (Reid 2, Rodden the buzzer sounded. 2, Weber 2, Christie, Hodoh). Fouled out: Free “That can go either way any State — Frantz, Knighton. Shooting: Free State 27-43 (62.7 percent); SM South 22-45 (48.8 per- night,” Manning said. “We cent). Turnovers: Free State 15, SM South 15. have a ton of guys who make plays every night. That’s and focus on defense — what’s great about this team, pointed out. we know our strengths and “When we needed to get weaknesses and we use it to some stops there in critical our advantage.”



With a minute to go in overtime, the Lions were trailing 58-57. Junior KJ Pritchard caught the ball in the corner, pump faked, eyed down his defender and skied for the three-pointer. The ball barely hit the net as it fell through. “We know he can shoot it,” Lewis said. “He keeps hitting big shots like that, and I think that kind of fuels his confidence.” Wentz missed a runner on the other end, and Pritchard’s free throw and subsequent steal of the final inbounds pass cemented the threepoint victory. He finished with 22 points. Pritchard was visibly frustrated by the Lancers’ boxand-one defense early in the game. East junior Alex Schoegler was in Pritchard’s chest for the first several posses-

BOX SCORE LHS 61, SM East 58 LAWRENCE (61) KJ Pritchard 7-12 5-9 22, Shane Willoughby 2-2 3-4 9, Anthony Buffalomeat 8-12 2-4 19, Logan Henrichs 3-10 3-5 9, Jake Johnson 0-1 0-0 0, Garrett Wagner 0-0 2-4 2, Brad Strauss 0-0 0-0 0, Derby Miller 0-0 0-0 0, Ross Johnson 0-0 0-0 0, Trent Edwards 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 20-37 15-26 61. SHAWNEE MISSION EAST (58) Zach Schneider 6-11 5-6 17, Alex Schoegler 0-0 0-0 0, Vance Wentz 4-15 4-4 14, Andy Hiatt 2-2 24 6, Chase Hanna 3-7 0-0 9, George Brophy 1-2 12 3, Robby Moriarty 0-2 1-2 1, Zach Nass 1-1 1-1 4, Sean Cameron 0-0 0-0 0, Billy Sutherland 2-3 00 4. Totals 19-43 14-19 58. Lawrence 4 15 17 16 9 — 61 SM East 14 9 22 7 6 — 58 Three-point goals: Lawrence 6-15 (Pritchard 3, Willoughby 2, Buffalomeat); Shawnee Mission East 5-15 (Hanna 3, Wentz 2). Shooting: Lawrence 20-37 (54 percent); Shawnee Mission East 19-43 (44.2 percent). Turnovers: Lawrence 14, Shawnee Mission East 13.

sions, forcing Pritchard to take contested shots. But Schoegler picked up three early fouls, and the Lancers switched into a 3-2 zone for the rest of the game. Lewis said Pritchard is improving at keeping his composure against tight defense.

“He’s skilled, and as long as he can keep his head in tight games, he can help us and he will help us,” Lewis said. The Lancers (4-11) held a 50-38 lead in the fourth quarter before the Lions (6-9) went on a 14-2 run to tie it. East failed to convert several free-throw opportunities late, but LHS also hit open shots to close the deficit. Lewis wished his team would have competed hard in certain portions of the game, but as the Lions made their way to their locker room, he applauded them for keeping things interesting. “When you find a way to win when you’re not playing so well and things aren’t going your way, that’s a sign of some good things to come,” Lewis said. The Lions travel to Olathe East on Friday.

Jayhawks mesh through adversity CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B

Morningstar has started the last two games in place of frosh guard Selby (stress reaction, right foot), who figures to be back for Saturday’s 3 p.m. home game versus Colorado. “We were pretty good offensively at Colorado and Josh was a big reason why,” Self said of Selby, who had 17 points and five assists versus the Buffs. “We were pretty good offensively against K-State and Josh was a big reason why (12 points, four assists). I do think from Josh’s standpoint, when you are over there watching (from bench), you see the ball is moving. We’ve got to get to when he is in the game, the ball moves like that and he’s able to take advantage of a closeout and things like that, which I think he is starting to get. “I don’t think he’ll be anything but helpful as we move forward and he gets healthy, which I don’t think is far away. When we run bad offense, Josh is still the best we’ve got at getting his own shot and every team needs somebody like that,” Self said.

As far as the defensive end ... Mizzou did torch the Jayhawks for 86 points off 51.7 percent shooting. “Nationally according to Kenpom ( ... I don’t buy into all those things (but) as of last night we were second most effective defense in the country,” Self said. “I don’t see it that way overall. I see it as an area we need to get better in. “We go through phases in games where we really guard and phases in games we get pretty lackadaisical. If I was going to identify three areas (for improvement) ... taking care of the ball would obviously be one; our rebounding could become better even though we’ve done a decent job; and our halfcourt defense can become better even though we are not bad. Those areas I definitely think need to be addressed and given attention.” Junior Marcus Morris agrees the defense needs work. “What did they score? 86? That’s a lot for somebody to come in your house and score 86. That’s not a good job,” Morris said. “We’ve got to keep getting better on

defense. Our offense is getting better.” ●

Believe it or not: KU scored 1.45 points per possession versus MU on Monday night, its highest total of the season against any team. Jesse Newell in his blog on reports that this was the most points scored per possession against the Tigers in any game of the last 15 years. Only one opponent during that time had even topped 1.40 points per possession, and that was KU in the 2001-02 season (1.42). The highest any other team has scored against Missouri in the past 15 years was Texas A&M in 2004-05 (1.38 PPP). What’s more, in the second half, KU scored 1.67 PPP off 34 possessions. No Div. I team has scored 1.67 PPP in a game all season — not even against an opponent from a lower division. Newell’s numbers indicate that KU’s offense right now may be better than any Jayhawk offense in the last 15 years during conference play. Read Newell’s findings and more at weblogs/newell_post/2011/fe b/8/recap-is-this-the-best-fi/.

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LAWRENCE HIGH SENIOR LEVI FLOHRSCHUTZ, TOP, WRESTLES Blue Valley Southwest’s Nick Drake in the 145 weight class. Flohrschutz won his match and the Lions won the dual on Tuesday at Lawrence High.


Lions victorious on Senior Night J-W Staff Reports

The Lions are 7-1 in duals. Up next, they will participate in the Sunflower League championships on Saturday at Shawnee Mission East. “We’re definitely hopefully going to be in the top three, top four,” LHS coach Pat Naughton said. “Shawnee Mission South just won the Shawnee Mission duals. “They’ve been coming along all season, so they’re def initely a contender. Shawnee Mission East is looking to defend the cochampionship they won with Shawnee Mission Northwest last year.”

Lawrence High’s wrestling team defeated Blue Valley Southwest, 48-18, in a dual on Tuesday at Lawrence High. Seniors Levi Flohrschutz, Cameron Magdaleno, Nick Mockus, Gus Rials and Ben Seybert were recognized as it was the Lions last home match. Garrett Girard (103), Hunter Haralson (125), Ryan Bellinger (140), Flohrschutz (145), Andrew Denning (152), Mockus (171), Reece WrightConklin (189), Seybert (215) and Brad Wilson (285) all picked up victories for LHS. Wright-Conklin improved ● Results on page 4B to 28-0 for the season.

W E T M O R E — Led by Reed Grabill’s 20 points and seven rebounds, the Seabury Academy boys basketball team routed Wetmore, 81-38, on Tuesday night. Six players scored in double figures for the Seahawks: Josh McDermott 18, Skylar Malone 14, Khadre Lane 10, and Johnny McDermott 10. Johnny McDermott also had 10 assists, and Josh McDermott added eight rebounds. “When Johnny and Josh play the way they did tonight, big things can happen for Seabury,” coach Ashley Battles said. Malone added seven rebounds. The Seahawks (84) play Friday against Elwood. Seabury 26 21 Wetmore 7 11 Seabury — Khadre Lane 10, Johnny McDermott 10, Josh Skylar Malone 14.

22 12 — 81 10 10 — 38 Reed Grabill 20, McDermott 18,

BRIEFLY LHS bowlers second, third in Olathe OLATHE — The Lawrence High girls bowling team finished second at the Olathe North Triangular on Tuesday at Mission Bowl. The LHS boys finished third. Kierstan Warren led the girls with a 561 series (148-233180). For the boys, Riley Gentry bowled a 498 (175-156-167). ● Results on page 4B

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4B Wednesday, February 9, 2011



Conference W L 8 0 8 1 5 4 4 4 4 4 4 5 4 5 4 5 4 5 3 5 3 6 1 8

Texas Kansas Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Missouri Oklahoma State Kansas State Colorado Nebraska Texas Tech Iowa State Monday’s Game Kansas 103, Missouri 86 Today’s Games Nebraska at Baylor, 7 p.m. Texas A&M at Colorado, 8 p.m. Texas at Oklahoma, 8 p.m.

All Games W L 20 3 23 1 15 7 17 5 12 10 18 6 16 7 16 8 15 9 15 7 11 13 14 10

College Men

EAST Buffalo 72, Cent. Michigan 43 Cortland St. 77, New Paltz 70 Farmingdale 87, Old Westbury 70 Hartwick 85, Utica 79 Hobart 70, Hamilton 67 Philadelphia 73, Holy Family 64 Princeton 62, Penn 59, OT SOUTH Berea 87, Alice Lloyd 73 Bowie St. 82, Chowan 75 Clemson 77, Boston College 69 Elizabeth City St. 73, Lincoln, Pa. 47 George Mason 78, UNC Wilmington 63 Jacksonville 71, North Florida 69 Kentucky 73, Tennessee 61 Kentucky St. 55, Lane 52 Loyola, N.O. 88, Dillard 76 S. Virginia 67, Shenandoah 62 Tuskegee 81, Claflin 72 Xavier 65, Georgia 57 MIDWEST Cincinnati 71, DePaul 68 Drake 67, Creighton 64 Edgewood 81, Maranatha Baptist 70 Evansville 70, N. Iowa 62 IPFW 95, Chicago St. 50 North Central 88, Crown, Minn. 85 Purdue 67, Indiana 53 S. Illinois 56, Wichita St. 53 Spring Arbor 82, Indiana Wesleyan 73

Big 12 Women

Conference W L 8 0 7 1 7 2 6 2 4 4 4 4 3 5 3 6 3 6 2 6 2 7 1 7

All Games W L 21 1 19 2 17 5 16 5 16 6 15 7 16 6 12 10 11 12 12 10 15 8 13 8

Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Kansas State Iowa State Texas Texas Tech Colorado Missouri Nebraska Kansas Oklahoma State Today’s Games Texas at Kansas State, 7 p.m. Iowa State at Kansas, 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Oklahoma State, 7 p.m. Oklahoma at Texas A&M, 7 p.m. Baylor at Nebraska, 7:05 p.m.

College Women

EAST Buffalo 53, W. Michigan 39 Connecticut 57, West Virginia 51 DePaul 77, Syracuse 61 Georgetown 67, South Florida 38 Hartford 62, Maine 49 Muhlenberg 68, Dickinson 52 Purchase St. 77, Mount St. Vincent 71 Rutgers 54, Pittsburgh 42 SUNY-Farmingdale 75, Old Westbury 53 Utica 63, Hartwick 52 William Smith 67, Hamilton 53 SOUTH Alice Lloyd 59, Berea 55, OT Asbury 85, Cincinnati Christian 72 Chowan 53, Bowie St. 51 Converse 105, St. Andrew’s 58 Dist. of Columbia 97, Washington Adventist 39 Elizabeth City St. 56, Lincoln, Pa. 39 Kentucky St. 57, Lane 49 King, Tenn. 72, North Greenville 50 Longwood 77, UNC Asheville 73 Miles 77, Benedict 73, OT North Florida 55, Jacksonville 49 Roanoke 90, Emory & Henry 45 Tennessee St. 81, SIU-Edwardsville 71 MIDWEST Alverno 63, Marantha Baptist 41 Carthage 79, Elmhurst 58 Concordia, Wis. 71, Lakeland 61 Edgewood 64, Marian, Wis. 53 North Central 67, Crown, Minn. 40 Notre Dame 89, Seton Hall 38 SOUTHWEST Memphis 74, Tulsa 58 FAR WEST Wyoming 78, New Mexico 65

High School

VARSITY GIRLS Monday at Shawnee Mission South FREE STATE 63, SM SOUTH 55 FSHS record: 8-7. Next for FSHS: Friday at OLW

FRESHMAN BOYS Tuesday at SM South FREE STATE 68, SM SOUTH 51 Free State highlights: Cole Moreano 12, Kimani Garrett 9, Reshawn Caro 7, Blake Winslow 7, Joe Dineen 6, Tristan Garber 5, PJ Budenbender 5, Andy Crump 5, Innocent Anavberohki 4, Keith Loneker 3, Fred Wyatt 2, John Gregory 2, Cameron Pope 1; all 13 players scored. FSHS record: 12-1. Next for FSHS: Saturday at Olathe Northwest. BOYS Baileyville-B&B 46, Onaga 28 Bishop Miege 53, St. Thomas Aquinas 48 Blue Valley 35, Blue Valley Southwest 34 BV North 52, BV West 45 Gardner-Edgerton 59, BV Northwest 56 Holton 56, Sabetha 41 Jefferson West 55, Perry-Lecompton 41 KC Turner 53, KC Piper 48 KC Washington 71, Atchison 16 Lawrence 61, SM East 58 Lawrence Free State 72, SM South 65 Maur Hill - Mt. Academy 46, Doniphan West 34 Mill Valley 60, Tonganoxie 45 Nemaha Valley 49, Hiawatha 37 Olathe Northwest 81, SM North 49 Olathe South 60, SM West 30 Ottawa 67, DeSoto 59 Pawnee City, Neb. 72, Axtell 36 Riley County 49, Concordia 46 Royal Valley 53, Santa Fe Trail 50 SM Northwest 43, Olathe North 42 St. James Academy 60, Metro Academy 28 Troy 56, Immaculata 38 Valley Falls 53, Oskaloosa 50 Valley Heights 47, Frankfort 41 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS Wellington vs. Buhler, ppd. to Feb 10. Fairfield vs. Burrton, ppd. to Feb 10. Tescott vs. Chase, ppd. Salina South vs. Hutchinson, ppd. to Feb 9. Pretty Prairie vs. South Barber, ppd. Fort Supply, Okla. vs. South Central, ppd. Beaver, Okla. vs. Southwestern Hts., ppd. Sedgwick vs. Hutchinson Trinity, ppd. to Feb 9. Kiowa County vs. Ashland, ppd. Bucklin vs. Meade, ppd. Fowler vs. South Gray, ppd. to Feb 12. Cimarron vs. Sublette, ppd. Macksville vs. Kinsley, ppd. Topeka vs. Emporia, ppd. West Franklin vs. Madison, ppd. to Feb 10. Burlingame vs. Hartford, ppd. to Feb 21. Parsons vs. Fort Scott, ppd. Holcomb vs. Hugoton, ppd. to Feb 21. Scott City vs. Ulysses, ppd. to Feb 10. Minneapolis vs. Ellsworth, ppd. to Feb 14. Clifton-Clyde vs. BV Randolph, ppd. to Feb 12. Iola vs. Osawatomie, ppd. Washburn Rural vs. Manhattan, ppd. Sterling vs. Hillsboro, ppd. to Feb 10. Goddard vs. McPherson, ppd. to Feb 12. Pittsburg vs. Coffeyville, ppd. Sylvan-Lucas vs. Wilson, ppd. Inman vs. Bennington, ppd. Marion vs. Ell-Saline, ppd. Dodge City vs. Hays, ppd. to Feb 9. Wakefield vs. Hope, ppd. to Feb 17. Solomon vs. Little River, ppd. Russell vs. Salina Sacred Heart, ppd. to Feb 10. Osborne vs. Smith Center, ppd. to Feb 14. Nickerson vs. Smoky Valley, ppd. to Feb 14. Beloit vs. Southeast Saline, ppd. to Feb 19.

St. John’s Beloit vs. Rock Hills, ppd. to Feb 19. Lincoln vs. Southern Cloud, ppd. Chapman vs. Wamego, ppd. to Feb 21. Neodesha vs. Burlington, ppd. to Feb 10. Junction City vs. Topeka Hayden, ppd. Herington vs. Northern Heights, ppd. to Feb 21. Republic County vs. Clay Ctr., ppd. to Feb 14. Rose Hill vs. Andale, ppd. South Haven vs. Argonia, ppd. to Feb 17. Wichita NW vs. Wichita West, ppd. to Feb 14. Andover Central vs. Valley Ctr., ppd. to Feb 24. Abilene vs. Augusta, ppd. to Feb 10. Columbus vs. Chanute, ppd. Winfield vs. Circle, ppd. to Feb 10. Hutch. Central Christian vs. Cunningham, ppd. Newton vs. Derby, ppd. Wichita North vs. Wichita East, ppd. to Feb 14. Hesston vs. Haven, ppd. Bishop Carroll vs. Kapaun Mt. Carmel, ppd. to Feb 14. Salina Central vs. Maize, ppd. Northeast-Arma vs. Marmaton Valley, ppd. Stafford vs. Norwich, ppd. to Feb 17. Remington vs. Peabody-Burns, ppd. to Feb 14. Attica vs. Pratt Skyline, ppd. to Feb 16. Wichita South vs. Wichita SE, ppd. to Feb 14. Wichita Campus vs. Andover, ppd. Altoona-Midway vs. Tyro Community Christian, ppd. to Feb 10. Sedan vs. Elk Valley, ppd. Douglass vs. Wichita Trinity, ppd. to Feb 14. Flinthills vs. West Elk, ppd. Medford, Okla. vs. Caldwell, ccd. Royal Valley vs. Jefferson West, ppd. to Feb 21. Central Heights vs. Lebo, ppd. to Feb 14. Elkhart vs. Turpin, Okla., ccd. Liberal vs. Guymon, Okla., ppd. to Feb 14. St. John’s Military vs. Flint Hills Christian, ppd. to Feb 10. Labette County vs. Independence, ppd. GIRLS Atchison County 59, Jackson Heights 19 Baileyville-B&B 30, Onaga 17 Basehor-Linwood 49, KC Bishop Ward 39 Bonner Springs 55, Lansing 47 Cornerstone Alt. Charter 54, Marais des Cygnes Valley 44 Doniphan West 43, Maur Hill - Mt. Academy 30 Falls City Sacred Heart, Neb. 53, Bern 36 Frankfort 48, Valley Heights 39 Gardner-Edgerton 46, BV Northwest 38 Hanover 56, Linn 20 Holton 56, Sabetha 22 Jefferson North 74, Wathena 12 Jefferson West 43, Perry-Lecompton 41 Mill Valley 39, Tonganoxie 34 Nemaha Valley 38, Hiawatha 27 Olathe Northwest 50, SM North 36 Pawnee City, Neb. 50, Axtell 22 Riley County 38, Concordia 33 Santa Fe Trail 42, Royal Valley 35 Shawnee Heights 63, Highland Park 58 St. James Academy 54, Metro Academy 43 Troy 44, Immaculata 37 Wetmore 72, Bishop Seabury Academy 10 POSTPONEMENTS AND CANCELLATIONS Wellington vs. Buhler, ppd. to Feb 10. Fairfield vs. Burrton, ppd. to Feb 10. Tescott vs. Chase, ppd. Salina South vs. Hutchinson, ppd. to Feb 9. Kinsley vs. Macksville, ppd. Smoky Valley vs. Nickerson, ppd. to Feb 14. Pretty Prairie vs. South Barber, ppd. Fort Supply, Okla. vs. South Central, ppd. Beaver, Okla. vs. Southwestern Hts., ppd. Sedgwick vs. Hutchinson Trinity, ppd. Kiowa County vs. Ashland, ppd. Bucklin vs. Meade, ppd. Fowler vs. South Gray, ppd. to Feb 12. Cimarron vs. Sublette, ppd. Topeka vs. Emporia, ppd. Burlingame vs. Hartford, ppd. to Feb 21. Parsons vs. Fort Scott, ppd. Holcomb vs. Hugoton, ppd. to Feb 21. Scott City vs. Ulysses, ppd. to Feb 10. Norwich vs. Stafford, ppd. to Feb 17. Minneapolis vs. Ellsworth, ppd. to Feb 14. Clifton-Clyde vs. BV Randolph, ppd. to Feb 12. Sterling vs. Hillsboro, ppd. to Feb 10. Goddard vs. McPherson, ppd. to Feb 12. Pittsburg vs. Coffeyville, ppd. Chanute vs. Columbus, ppd. Inman vs. Bennington, ppd. Marion vs. Ell-Saline, ppd. Dodge City vs. Hays, ppd. to Feb 9. Northern Heights vs. Herington, ppd. to Feb 21. Wakefield vs. Hope, ppd. to Feb 17. Southern Cloud vs. Lincoln, ppd. Solomon vs. Little River, ppd. Smith Center vs. Osborne, ppd. to Feb 14. Sylvan-Lucas vs. Palco, ppd. Russell vs. Salina Sacred Heart, ppd. to Feb 10. Beloit vs. Southeast Saline, ppd. to Feb 19. St. John’s Beloit-Tipton vs. Rock Hills, ppd. to Feb 19. Iola vs. Osawatomie, ppd. Madison vs. West Franklin, ppd. to Feb 10. Chapman vs. Wamego, ppd. to Feb 21. Neodesha vs. Burlington, ppd. to Feb 10. Central Heights vs. Lebo, ppd. to Feb 14. Republic County vs. Clay Ctr., ppd. to Feb 14. Rose Hill vs. Andale, ppd. South Haven vs. Argonia, ppd. to Feb 17. Wichita NW vs. Wichita West, ppd. to Feb 14. Andover Central vs. Valley Ctr., ppd. to Feb 24. Abilene vs. Augusta, ppd. to Feb 10. Winfield vs. Circle, ppd. to Feb 10. Hutch. Central Christian vs. Cunningham, ppd. Newton vs. Derby, ppd. Wichita North vs. Wichita East, ppd. to Feb 14. Hesston vs. Haven, ppd. Bishop Carroll vs. Kapaun Mt. Carmel, ppd. to Feb 14. Salina Central vs. Maize, ppd. Northeast-Arma vs. Marmaton Valley, ppd. Remington vs. Peabody-Burns, ppd. to Feb 14. Attica vs. Pratt Skyline, ppd. to Feb 16. Wichita South vs. Wichita SE, ppd. to Feb 14. Wichita Campus vs. Andover, ppd. Altoona-Midway vs. Tyro Community Christian, ppd. to Feb 10. Douglass vs. Wichita Trinity, ppd. Flinthills vs. West Elk, ppd. Medford, Okla. vs. Caldwell, ccd. Elk Valley vs. Sedan, ppd. Elkhart vs. Turpin, Okla., ccd. Liberal vs. Guymon, Okla., ppd. to Feb 14. St. John’s Military vs. Flint Hills Christian, ppd. to Feb 10. Labette County vs. Independence, ppd.

Junior High

EIGHTH GRADE BOYS Tuesday at South WEST 39, SOUTH 29 South highlights: Caston Coleman 12 points, Brent Cahwee 4 points. South record: 2-5. Next for South: Monday at Athicson Middle School Tournament. Tuesday at Central SOUTHWEST 54, CENTRAL 28 Southwest highlights: Weston Hack 12 points, 3 assists; Anthony Bonner 12 points, 4 assists; Scott Frantz 8 points, 3 rebounds; Zak McAlister 7 points, 2 rebounds; Collin McKee 5 points, 2 assists. Southwest record: 8-0. Next for Southwest: Thursday at Washburn Rural.

High School

Olathe North Tri Tuesday at Mission Bowl Boys Varsity Team finish — 3. Lawrence High. LHS results Riley Gentry 175-156-167—498 Anthony Rosen 138-194-145—477 Austin Bennett 154-162-136—452 Connor Daniels 142-146-133—421 Pace Leggins 113-129-159—401 Colin Hughes 112-147-138—397 Junior Varsity Team finish — 3. Lawrence High. LHS results Randy Walter 150-139-136—425 Dustin Hauptman 156-110-137—403 Chase Reiling 136-105-126—367 Keegan Russell 124-87-151—362 Isaiah Ross 82-135-119—336 Bud Bethea 86-118-85—289 Girls Varsity Team finish — 2. Lawrence High. LHS results Kierstan Warren 148-233-180—561 Delany Dieker 180-199-152—531 Kirstyn Heine 160-179-159—498 Morgan Boyd 153-152-183—488 Rebecca McNemee 139-135-148—422 Zoe Reed 115-112-155—382 Junior Varsity Team finish — 2. Lawrence High. LHS results Allie Crockett 122-120-122—364 Darinka Delatorre 100-120-127—347 Allison Mayer 72-126-116—314 Brooke Thornton 87-111-102—300 Ashley Neal 83-62-139—284


Tuesday’s Games New Jersey 3, Carolina 2, OT Toronto 5, N.Y. Islanders 3 Columbus 4, Pittsburgh 1 San Jose 2, Washington 0 Buffalo 7, Tampa Bay 4 St. Louis 2, Florida 1 Today’s Games Montreal at Boston, 6 p.m. San Jose at Columbus, 6 p.m. Nashville at Detroit, 6:30 p.m. Colorado at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Phoenix at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Ottawa at Calgary, 8:30 p.m. Chicago at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Anaheim at Vancouver, 9 p.m.

Open Gaz de France SUEZ

Tuesday At Stade Pierre de Coubertin Paris Purse: $618,000 (Premier) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles First Round Kaia Kanepi (3), Estonia, def. Anastasija Sevastova, Latvia, 7-6 (5), 6-2. Melanie Oudin, United States, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 7-5, 5-7, 6-2. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Tsvetana Pironkova, Bulgaria, 7-6 (5), 6-3. Klara Zakopalova, Czech Republic, def. Timea Bacsinszky, Switzerland, 6-3, 6-3. Petra Kvitova (4), Czech Republic, def. Vesna Manasieva, Russia, 7-5, 6-4. Dominika Cibulkova (8), Slovakia, def. Ana Vrljic, Croatia, 6-0, 6-2. Jelena Dokic, Australia, def. Lucie Safarova, Czech Republic, 4-6, 6-3, 6-4. Bethanie Mattek-Sands, United States, def. Carla Suarez Navarro, Spain, 6-0, 6-3. Kristina Kucova, Slovakia, def. Ekaterina Makarova, Russia, 4-6, 6-3, 7-6 (1).

World Tour SAP Open

Tuesday At HP Pavilion San Jose, Calif. Purse: $600,000 (WT250) Surface: Hard-Indoor Singles First Round Brian Dabul, Argentina, def. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, 6-4, 6-3. Richard Berankis, Lithuania, def. Benjamin Becker (6), Germany, 6-3, 7-6 (2). Milos Raonic, Canada, def. Xavier Malisse (4), Belgium, 6-3, 6-4. Kei Nishikori (8), Japan, def. Jan Hajek, Czech Republic, 6-1, 7-6 (6).

Brasil Open

Tuesday At The Costa do Sauipe Tennis Center Costa do Sauipe, Brazil Purse: $527,700 (WT250) Surface: Clay-Outdoor Singles First Round Carlos Berlocq, Argentina, def. Andre Ghem, Brazil, 6-4, 6-3. Lukasz Kubot, Poland, def. Eduardo Schwank, Argentina, 6-7 (5), 7-5, 7-6 (2). Rui Machado, Portugal, def. Facundo Bagnis, Argentina, 6-4, 6-2. Juan Ignacio Chela (5), Argentina, def. Rogerio Dutra da Silva, Brazil, 6-7 (4), 7-6 (4), 6-3. Ricardo Mello, Brazil, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 6-4, 6-3. Leonardo Mayer, Argentina, def. Igor Andreev, Russia, 4-6, 6-4, 7-6 (2). Potito Starace (7), Italy, def. Pablo Cuevas, Uruguay, 6-4, 5-7, 6-4. Tommy Robredo (6), Spain, def. Fabio Fognini, Italy, 6-3, 6-7 (4), 6-3.

BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB—Suspended Washington minor league C Hector Taveras (Nationals-GCL) 25 games for his violation of the Minor League Drug Prevention and Treatment Program. Major League Baseball Players Association MLBPA—Named Matt Nussbaum assistant general counsel. American League BOSTON RED SOX—Agreed to terms with LHP Dennys Reyes on a minor league contract. TAMPA BAY RAYS—Designated OF Justin Ruggiano and 1B-OF Leslie Anderson for assignment. National League MILWAUKEE BREWERS—Assigned RHP Roque Mercedes outright to Nashville (PCL). BASKETBALL National Basketball Association SAN ANTONIO SPURS—Signed F Steve Novak to a 10-day contract. Women’s National Basketball Association LOS ANGELES SPARKS—Signed C Courtney Paris. Re-signed F Chanel Mokango. FOOTBALL National Football League PHILADELPHIA EAGLES—Named Johnnie Lynn secondary/cornerbacks coach and Bobby April, Jr. defensive quality control coach. Promoted David Culley to senior offensive assistant/wide receivers, James Urban assistant offensive coordinator, Doug Pederson quarterbacks coach and Duce Staley special teams quality control coach. TAMPA BAY BUCCANEERS—Named Keith Millard and Grady Stretz co-defensive line coaches and Tyrone Pettaway defensive quality control coach. TENNESSEE TITANS—Fired offensive coordinator Mike Heimerdinger. WASHINGTON REDSKINS—Named Chris Morgan assistant offensive line coach. COLLEGE CARTHAGE—Named Mike Yeager defensive coordinator. CHARLESTON—Announced the retirement of football coach Tony DeMeo. GEORGIA—Suspended junior TB Washaun Ealey indefinitely. GREENSBORO—Named Kathleen Standberg women’s assistant golf coach. HOUSTON—Named Leon Burnett director of player personnel and quality control. Named Jamie Bryant linebackers coach. MIAMI (OHIO)—Named Paul Harker director of strength and conditioning. MISSISSIPPI—Announced WR Jesse Grandy will leave the program after the spring semester because of a family illness. SOUTHERN MISS—Named Dan Disch defensive coordinator and safeties coach. Added the title of co-defensive coordinator to linebacker coach David Duggan and special teams coordinator to running backs coach Pat Washington. WAKE FOREST—Dismissed freshman F Melvin Tabb from the men’s basketball team for the rest of the season for conduct detrimental to the team.

High School

Tuesday At Lawrence High LHS 48, BLUE VALLEY SOUTHWEST 18 103 — Garrett Girard, LHS, by forfeit. 112 — Derek Menzel, BVSW, def. Ryan Walter, 4-2. 125 — Hunter Haralson, LHS, def. Geof Wright, 4-3. 130 — Zach Rosencans, BVSW, won by fall over Will Thompson. 135 — Sawyer Like, BVSW, won by fall over Gus Rials. 140 — Ryan Bellinger, LHS, def. Chase Currier, 4-2. 145 — Levi Flohrschutz, LHS, won by fall over Nick Drake. 152 — Andrew Denning, LHS, won by fall over Brannon Poston. 160 — Hunter Like, BVSW, def. Cameron Magdaleno, 4-3. 171 — Nick Mockus, LHS, won by forefeit. 189 — Reece Wright-Conklin, LHS, won by forefeit. 215 — Ben Seybert, LHS, won by forefeit. 285 — Brad Wilson, LHS, won by fall over Anthony Fitchett. Next for LHS: Sunflower League championships at Shawnee Mission East, Saturday.



The Associated Press

Grizzlies 105, Thunder 101, OT OKLAHOMA CITY — Zach Randolph had 31 points and 14 rebounds, Tony Allen scored a season-high 27 while harassing NBA scoring leader Kevin Durant and Memphis beat Oklahoma City in overtime Tuesday night. Durant had 31 points and 11 rebounds, but got off just one shot in overtime and also had a key turnover in the final 20 seconds with the Thunder down by three. MEMPHIS (105) Young 5-11 4-6 14, Randolph 11-19 8-9 31, Gasol 5-11 2-2 12, Conley 4-12 4-6 13, Allen 9-12 9-12 27, Vasquez 1-4 2-2 4, Arthur 2-10 0-0 4, Thabeet 0-0 0-0 0, Henry 0-2 0-2 0, Carroll 0-0 00 0. Totals 37-81 29-39 105. OKLAHOMA CITY (101) Durant 12-25 5-5 31, Green 2-12 2-2 7, Krstic 47 0-0 8, Westbrook 7-15 7-11 21, Sefolosha 3-4 0-0 7, Maynor 2-5 0-2 5, Ibaka 1-5 4-6 6, Harden 3-9 5-5 13, Collison 1-3 1-1 3. Totals 35-85 24-32 101. Memphis 24 20 30 21 10 —105 Oklahoma City 27 27 17 24 6 —101 3-Point Goals—Memphis 2-5 (Randolph 1-1, Conley 1-3, Young 0-1), Oklahoma City 7-19 (Harden 2-3, Durant 2-6, Maynor 1-1, Sefolosha 1-2, Green 1-3, Ibaka 0-1, Westbrook 0-3). Fouled Out—Collison. Rebounds—Memphis 44 (Randolph 14), Oklahoma City 68 (Ibaka 14). Assists—Memphis 17 (Randolph, Conley 4), Oklahoma City 19 (Westbrook 11). Total Fouls— Memphis 24, Oklahoma City 34. A—17,868 (18,203).

Magic 101, Clippers 85 O R L A N D O , F LA . — Dwight Howard had 22 points and 20 rebounds and Jameer Nelson added 17 points, including going 4-for-5 from threepoint range, as Orlando used a second-half surge to get past the Clippers. It was the Magic’s ninth straight victory over the Clippers and second of the season. The Clippers lost for the fourth straight time overall and seventh consecutive time on the road. Baron Davis led the Clippers with a season-high 25 points, Ike Diogu added 18 and Blake Griff in had 10 points and 12 rebounds. L.A. CLIPPERS (85) Gomes 2-11 2-2 6, Griffin 4-12 2-4 10, Jordan 23 0-0 4, Davis 8-16 5-5 25, Foye 3-13 0-0 7, Aminu 3-7 3-3 9, Bledsoe 1-2 2-3 4, Diogu 7-10 4-5 18, Cook 1-5 0-0 2, Butler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-79 1822 85. ORLANDO (101) Turkoglu 2-7 1-2 5, Anderson 4-15 2-2 13, Howard 7-13 8-14 22, Nelson 5-9 3-6 17, J.Richardson 4-10 2-2 10, Redick 5-8 0-0 12, Clark 4-8 2-3 10, Arenas 3-9 2-3 9, Allen 0-1 1-2 1, Duhon 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 35-81 21-34 101. L.A. Clippers 23 23 19 20 — 85 Orlando 21 21 24 35 — 101 3-Point Goals—L.A. Clippers 5-16 (Davis 4-6, Foye 1-6, Aminu 0-1, Bledsoe 0-1, Cook 0-1, Gomes 0-1), Orlando 10-30 (Nelson 4-5, Anderson 3-9, Redick 2-3, Arenas 1-6, Turkoglu 0-2, J.Richardson 0-5). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—L.A. Clippers 43 (Griffin 12), Orlando 68 (Howard 20). Assists—L.A. Clippers 18 (Davis 8), Orlando 22 (Turkoglu 7). Total Fouls—L.A. Clippers 25, Orlando 18. A—18,987 (18,500).


How former Jayhawks fared


Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 4. FGs: 2-10. FTs: 0-0. Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 16. FGs: 6-12. FTs: 2-2. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 3. FGs: 1-3. FTs: 1-1. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Did not play (foot injury) Xavier Henry, Memphis Pts: 0. FGs: 0-2. FTs: 0-2. Brandon Rush, Indiana Did not play (sprained ankle) Julian Wright, Toronto Pts: 0. FGs: 0-0. FTs: 0-0.

Bucks 92, Raptors 74 MILWAUKEE — John Salmons returned to the starting lineup for the first time since Jan. 17 and scored 17 points to lead Milwaukee to a victory over Toronto. Corey Maggette added 16 points and nine rebounds for Milwaukee, which snapped its four-game losing streak. Toronto lost its 10th straight road game. Andrea Bargnani scored 23 points and DeMar DeRozan Finished with 18 points and seven rebounds for the Raptors, who were seeking consecutive victories for the first time since Dec. 3. TORONTO (74) Weems 2-10 0-0 4, A.Johnson 1-7 3-4 5, Bargnani 9-21 5-5 23, Calderon 2-15 2-2 6, DeRozan 9-13 0-0 18, Barbosa 4-11 0-0 8, Davis 1-2 0-0 2, Wright 0-0 0-0 0, T.Johnson 2-5 0-0 4, Dorsey 1-2 2-2 4, Alabi 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 31-86 1213 74. MILWAUKEE (92) Maggette 5-10 6-6 16, Ilyasova 3-6 0-0 6, Bogut 6-8 2-3 14, Jennings 6-14 0-0 12, Salmons 7-18 2-3 17, Mbah a Moute 3-6 4-7 10, Delfino 411 0-1 9, Dooling 2-6 0-0 4, Douglas-Roberts 0-0 0-0 0, Temple 1-2 0-0 2, Brockman 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-82 14-20 92. Toronto 17 21 20 16 — 74 Milwaukee 24 16 26 26 — 92 3-Point Goals—Toronto 0-10 (Weems 0-1, Bargnani 0-2, Calderon 0-3, Barbosa 0-4), Milwaukee 2-13 (Salmons 1-3, Delfino 1-6, Jennings 0-2, Dooling 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Toronto 51 (A.Johnson 11), Milwaukee 55 (Mbah a Moute 14). Assists— Toronto 19 (Calderon 7), Milwaukee 17 (Dooling 5). Total Fouls—Toronto 19, Milwaukee 14. Technicals—Milwaukee defensive three second. A—11,975 (18,717).

76ers 117, Hawks 83 A T L A N T A — Elton Brand scored 13 of his 17 points in the first half and Philadelphia jumped out to a 20-point lead in the opening period and cruised to a win over Atlanta. Louis Williams, from South Gwinnett High School near Atlanta, had 20 points to lead six Philadelphia scorers in double figures. Thaddeus Young and Jodie Meeks each had 16.

Heat 117, Pacers 112 MIAMI — LeBron James had 41 points, 13 rebounds and eight assists, Chris Bosh added 19 points and Miami rallied from 14 points down to beat Indiana for their seventh straight victory. Dwyane Wade scored 17 and Mario Chalmers added 16 for Miami, which moved five games ahead of second-place Atlanta in the Southeast Division. The Heat also got within a half-game of idle Boston for the best record in the Eastern Conference. Chalmers forced Dahntay Jones into a five-second call with 8.9 seconds left, with Indiana out of timeouts, and the Heat escaped.

PHILADELPHIA (117) Iguodala 4-8 3-4 11, Brand 5-6 7-8 17, Hawes 2-4 0-0 4, Holiday 6-8 3-4 15, Meeks 5-11 4-5 16, Young 6-14 4-5 16, Turner 3-5 2-2 8, L.Williams 813 3-4 20, Nocioni 0-4 0-0 0, Songaila 1-2 2-2 4, Speights 3-4 0-0 6. Totals 43-79 28-34 117. ATLANTA (83) M.Williams 5-10 0-0 10, Smith 6-14 4-5 16, Pachulia 0-2 2-2 2, Bibby 2-5 0-0 5, Johnson 3-8 0-0 6, Ja.Crawford 3-8 0-1 6, Wilkins 5-10 2-2 12, Evans 3-5 0-0 7, Teague 4-7 1-3 10, Jo.Crawford 4-14 1-2 9, Powell 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 35-86 10-15 83. Philadelphia 33 32 23 29 — 117 Atlanta 15 18 25 25 — 83 3-Point Goals—Philadelphia 3-13 (Meeks 2-5, L.Williams 1-4, Turner 0-1, Young 0-1, Iguodala 0-1, Nocioni 0-1), Atlanta 3-18 (Evans 1-2, Teague 1-2, Bibby 1-4, Johnson 0-1, Wilkins 0-1, Smith 0-1, M.Williams 0-2, Ja.Crawford 0-2, Jo.Crawford 0-3). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—Philadelphia 59 (Young, Turner, Meeks 8), Atlanta 39 (M.Williams 10). Assists— Philadelphia 26 (Iguodala 8), Atlanta 20 (Smith 7). Total Fouls—Philadelphia 14, Atlanta 25. Technicals—Smith. A—12,903 (18,729).

INDIANA (112) Granger 8-16 0-0 19, McRoberts 6-7 0-0 12, Hibbert 8-14 4-6 20, Collison 5-15 3-3 15, Dunleavy 1-2 0-0 2, George 3-10 2-2 8, Hansbrough 6-6 6-7 18, Price 2-4 0-0 5, Foster 13 0-0 2, D.Jones 4-9 2-2 11. Totals 44-86 17-20 112. MIAMI (117) James 15-23 9-13 41, Bosh 8-14 3-4 19, Ilgauskas 0-0 0-0 0, Chalmers 6-12 2-2 16, Wade 7-17 3-5 17, J.Jones 2-6 2-2 8, Miller 3-7 0-0 8, Anthony 0-0 0-0 0, Dampier 3-3 0-0 6, House 0-1 2-2 2. Totals 44-83 21-28 117. Indiana 29 37 31 15 — 112 Miami 33 30 27 27 — 117 3-Point Goals—Indiana 7-22 (Granger 3-6, Collison 2-6, D.Jones 1-1, Price 1-3, Dunleavy 01, McRoberts 0-1, George 0-4), Miami 8-24 (Miller 2-4, James 2-5, J.Jones 2-6, Chalmers 27, Wade 0-1, House 0-1). Fouled Out—Hibbert. Rebounds—Indiana 45 (Hibbert 10), Miami 46 (James 13). Assists—Indiana 18 (Collison 8), Miami 20 (James 8). Total Fouls—Indiana 24, Miami 14. Technicals—Miami defensive three second. A—19,600 (19,600).

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Tuesday’s Games Philadelphia 117, Atlanta 83 Orlando 101, L.A. Clippers 85 San Antonio 100, Detroit 89 Miami 117, Indiana 112 Milwaukee 92, Toronto 74 Memphis 105, Oklahoma City 101, OT Minnesota 112, Houston 108 Today’s Games Detroit at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Charlotte at Indiana, 6 p.m. New Orleans at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Orlando at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. San Antonio at Toronto, 6 p.m. Milwaukee at Washington, 6 p.m. L.A. Clippers at New York, 6:30 p.m. Chicago at Utah, 8 p.m. Dallas at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Denver at Golden State, 9:30 p.m.

Spurs 100, Pistons 89 AUBURN HILLS, MICH. — Tony Parker had 19 points and seven assists, and San Antonio held off Detroit. DeJuan Blair added 18 points and 12 rebounds for San Antonio, which improved its NBA-best record to 43-8. Manu Ginobili scored 13 points for the Spurs, and Tim Duncan had 10. SAN ANTONIO (100) Jefferson 3-7 2-2 11, Duncan 3-10 4-8 10, Blair 9-15 0-1 18, Parker 7-8 5-5 19, Ginobili 4-10 3-4 13, McDyess 3-4 0-0 6, Hill 1-6 2-2 4, Neal 2-3 00 6, Bonner 4-6 0-0 10, Novak 1-1 0-0 3, Totals 3770 16-22 100. DETROIT (89) Prince 5-15 1-5 12, Monroe 5-9 4-4 14, Wallace 0-1 0-0 0, McGrady 3-10 1-1 7, Gordon 4-13 0-0 8, Stuckey 4-12 2-2 10, Daye 3-6 3-4 10, Bynum 9-13 3-3 21, Maxiell 1-1 0-0 2, Villanueva 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 36-83 14-19 89. San Antonio 26 26 19 29 — 100 Detroit 25 26 15 23 — 89 3-Point Goals—San Antonio 10-18 (Jefferson 3-5, Neal 2-2, Bonner 2-4, Ginobili 2-5, Novak 11, Hill 0-1), Detroit 3-11 (Prince 1-1, Villanueva 1-2, Daye 1-4, McGrady 0-1, Bynum 0-1, Gordon 0-2). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds—San Antonio 50 (Blair 12), Detroit 41 (Monroe 13). Assists—San Antonio 24 (Parker 7), Detroit 14 (McGrady, Stuckey 3). Total Fouls—San Antonio 17, Detroit 15. A—16,132 (22,076).

Timberwolves 112, Rockets 108 HOUSTON — Kevin Love set a Minnesota record with his 38th consecutive doubledouble, scoring 20 points and grabbing 14 rebounds in the Timberwolves’ victory over Houston. Love passed Kevin Garnett (2006) for the team’s doubledouble record. Love’s streak is now the longest since Moses Malone had 44 in a row during the 1982-83 season with Philadelphia. Utah’s John Stockton also had a 37game streak of double-doubles in 1989. MINNESOTA (112) Johnson 6-11 0-0 13, Love 6-14 5-6 20, Pekovic 2-6 2-2 6, Flynn 7-14 1-1 15, Brewer 5-11 0-1 10, Tolliver 1-2 2-2 4, Hayward 2-4 0-0 4, Telfair 6-9 0-0 14, Ellington 6-10 4-4 18, Koufos 4-7 0-2 8. Totals 45-88 14-18 112. HOUSTON (108) Battier 2-6 0-0 6, Scola 11-18 0-1 22, Hayes 510 0-2 10, Lowry 6-12 0-0 14, Martin 6-15 9-9 23, Lee 9-15 4-4 23, Brooks 1-8 3-3 5, Miller 0-2 3-4 3, Budinger 1-5 0-0 2. Totals 41-91 19-23 108. Minnesota 27 29 27 29 — 112 Houston 29 24 32 23 — 108 3-Point Goals—Minnesota 8-18 (Love 3-5, Ellington 2-3, Telfair 2-4, Johnson 1-2, Brewer 02, Flynn 0-2), Houston 7-28 (Battier 2-5, Lowry 2-5, Martin 2-6, Lee 1-3, Miller 0-1, Budinger 0-3, Brooks 0-5). Rebounds—Minnesota 58 (Love 14), Houston 43 (Hayes 13). Assists—Minnesota 22 (Flynn 7), Houston 22 (Scola 7). Total Fouls— Minnesota 21, Houston 17. Technicals—Flynn, Telfair. A—15,679 (18,043).

Leaders THROUGH FEB. 7

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Assists Rondo, BOS Nash, PHX Paul, NOR Williams, UTA Wall, WAS Felton, NYK Calderon, TOR Westbrook, OKC Kidd, DAL Rose, CHI

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BIG 12

K-State’s Kelly under scrutiny Wire Report

MANHATTAN — Curtis Kelly is the subject of a Kansas State athletic department investigation for a violation of a condition in the student-athlete handbook, the Wichita Eagle reported on Tuesday night. The violation could earn him dismissal from the team, a source Kelly within the department told the Eagle. The source said Kelly, a senior, is appealing the violation. A KSU official said he remains on the team. K-State officials refused to specify the nature of Kelly’s violation, citing student privacy issues. Kansas State’s Freddy Asprilla left the team in midJanuary to explore professional opportunities in his home country of Colombia. In addition, Wally Judge quit the team last week. Kansas State is 16-8 overall and 4-5 in the Big 12.

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No. 18 Kentucky spoils Pearl’s return The Associated Press

No. 18 Kentucky 73, Tennessee 61 LEXINGTON, KY. — DeAndre Liggins tied a career-high with 19 points and Kentucky ruined Tennessee coach Bruce Pearl’s return to the bench with a victory on Tuesday night. Josh Harrellson added 16 points as the Wildcats (17-6, 54 SEC) broke a modest twogame losing streak by burying the Volunteers with a big run in each half. Pearl, suspended for Tennessee’s first eight conference games by SEC commissioner Mike Slive as punishment for lying to NCAA investigators during an ongoing probe into the school’s recruiting practices, wore his trademark creamsicle blazer but was more subdued than usual. Melvin Goins led TenEd Reinke/AP Photo nessee (15-9, 5-4) with 16 KENTUCKY’S TERRENCE JONES (3) DRIVES to the basket on points and Scotty Hopson had Tennessee’s Tobias Harris. Kentucky defeated Tennessee, 11 after missing two games 73-61, on Tuesday in Lexington, Ky. with a left ankle injury but the Volunteers never got going. NNESSEE (15-9) Tennessee shot just 41 per- TEHarris No. 6 San Diego St. 85, 3-9 2-2 10, Fields 0-2 0-0 0, Goins 6-12 2cent from the field, turned it 2 16, Tatum 1-5 1-2 3, Hopson 3-8 3-6 11, Golden Utah 53 SAN DIEGO — D.J. Gay scored over 14 times and never got 0-0 0-0 0, McBee 0-1 0-0 0, Pearl 0-1 0-0 0, Bone 5-6 0-0 13, Williams 4-10 0-0 8. Totals 22-54 8-12 closer than five points over 61. 15 points and keyed a 21-3 run KENTUCKY (17-6) the game’s final 30 minutes. in the first half that carried Jones 2-9 6-6 10, Harrellson 7-8 2-4 16, Miller 1Kentucky coach John Cali- 7 4-4 7, Knight 4-9 2-3 12, Liggins 5-6 7-8 19, San Diego State to a victory pari said the Wildcats were in Hood 0-1 0-0 0, Lamb 3-7 1-2 9, Vargas 0-2 0-0 0. over Utah. 22-49 22-27 73. “crisis” after consecutive loss- Totals Billy White scored 15 points Halftime—Kentucky 35-28. 3-Point Goals— es to Mississippi and No. 17 Tennessee 9-16 (Bone 3-4, Harris 2-2, Hopson 2- while sophomore forward 2-5, Tatum 0-2), Kentucky 7-18 (Liggins Kawhi Leonard had 12 points Florida, the first losing streak 3,2-2,Goins Lamb 2-3, Knight 2-7, Miller 1-4, Hood 0-1, he’s endured in six years. Ken- Harrellson 0-1). Fouled Out—None. Rebounds— and 14 rebounds for his 17th tucky responded with Tennessee 28 (Williams 9), Kentucky 38 (Jones double-double of the season 11). Assists—Tennessee 7 (Hopson, Tatum 2), arguably its best game against Kentucky 14 (Knight, Liggins 3). Total Fouls— and 34th of his career. The a quality opponent in weeks. Tennessee 20, Kentucky 14. A—24,334. Aztecs (24-1, 9-1 Mountain

Hamilton, UT tearing up Big 12 AUSTIN , T EXAS (AP) — After everything went so wrong for the Texas last season, Jordan Hamilton apologized to his teammates. While there was plenty of blame to go around after the Longhorns went from No. 1 at midseason to one-and-done in the NCAA Tournament, the freshman felt he’d been selfish with the ball. “I was taking bad shots, not playing hard all the time, not understanding how hard you have to play on the college level,” Hamilton said. Once the apologies were made, Hamilton not only settled into being a better teammate, he’s become the offensive leader on the Longhorns’ as they’ve ripped through the first half of the Big 12 schedule and made a surprising rise to No. 3 in the AP Top 25. The more mature Hamilton is leading Texas in scoring

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(18.9 points), rebounding (7.6) and has become a better passer and defender. His 55 assists rank third on the team, just three behind guard Dogus Balbay. Defensively, he helped shut down No. 22 Texas A&M’s leading scorer, Khris Middleton, the Hamilton Aggies’ leading scorer, in last week’s 69-49 win. Texas (20-3, 8-0) plays at Oklahoma (12-10, 4-4) tonight. When the teams met in Austin on Jan. 15, Hamilton made five three-pointers in a 20-point Texas victory. At 6-foot-7, Hamilton is a tough matchup for smaller players on the perimeter and he’s big enough to muscle

inside to post up defenders. Hamilton has been named Big 12 player of the week three times and will be a strong candidate for player of the year. “Obviously we know he’s a great scorer, and he’s a guy that loves to shoot, loves to score,” Oklahoma coach Jeff Capel said. That love to score is part of what made things tough for Hamilton last season. When the bad shots started to fly and didn’t stop, Hamilton, his coaches and his teammates got frustrated. After the season ended, Hamilton needed to have some heart-to-heart talks with his teammates. “I think last year, people had the sense that he was a selfish guy,” senior forward Gary Johnson said. “He wanted to let it be known he’s far from that.”

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West) won their fourth straight game since their only loss, 71-58 at BYU on Jan. 26. Freshman reserve guard Jamaal Franklin scored a career-best l3 and Brian Carlwell added 10. Will Clyburn, the secondleading scorer in the conference at 18.3 points per game, had 18 for Utah (10-14, 3-7). Gay, a senior guard, played in his 128th consecutive game, the most in school history. He came up big in the 21-3 run, which spanned 4 minutes and helped SDSU go from a 7-6 lead to a 28-9 advantage with 11:32 left before halftime. Gay had a steal and a layup, and another steal and a pass to Carlwell for a fastbreak layup. Gay made a pretty left-handed reverse layup, and then, with the student section — “The Show” — chanting “Show no mercy,” hit a threepoint shot. Carlwell had six points during the run, nearly twice his average. San Diego State made nine of 11 shots during the run. UTAH (10-14) O’Brien 4-9 0-2 8, Clyburn 7-18 3-4 18, Foster 28 0-0 4, Jo. Watkins 2-7 3-4 7, Glover 4-10 0-0 9, Hines 0-2 0-2 0, Kupets 1-4 0-0 3, DiMaria 0-0 00 0, Washburn 2-4 0-0 4. Totals 22-62 6-12 53. SAN DIEGO ST. (24-1) Thomas 3-5 1-2 8, Leonard 5-16 2-4 12, White 6-9 3-4 15, Rahon 2-5 3-5 8, Gay 5-15 4-4 15, Williams 1-3 0-0 2, L. Franklin 0-2 0-0 0, Carlwell 5-9 0-2 10, J. Franklin 4-5 3-5 13, Cheriet 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 32-71 16-26 85. Halftime—San Diego St. 48-21. 3-Point Goals— Utah 3-12 (Kupets 1-2, Glover 1-3, Clyburn 1-4, O’Brien 0-1, Hines 0-2), San Diego St. 5-11 (J. Franklin 2-3, Thomas 1-2, Rahon 1-2, Gay 1-3, L. Franklin 0-1). Fouled Out—O’Brien. Rebounds— Utah 36 (Clyburn, Foster 8), San Diego St. 50 (Leonard 14). Assists—Utah 9 (Jo. Watkins 4), San Diego St. 17 (Gay 6). Total Fouls—Utah 21, San Diego St. 15. Technical—White. A—12,414.

No. 14 Purdue 67, Indiana 53 WEST LAFAYETTE, IND. — Purdue finally beat Indiana with its tenacity Tuesday night. E’Twaun Moore scored 25 points and JaJuan Johnson added 15 on his birthday to help the 14th-ranked Boilermakers pull away from Indiana. The celebration doesn’t get any better than this for the two seniors, who have helped spark a resurgence in Boilermakers basketball. They have won 100 games in their careers and it came with a fourth straight over their most bitter rival. It’s the first time since 1996-97 that Purdue (19-5, 8-3 Big Ten) has taken four straight from the Hoosiers. Indiana, which played again without injured sophomore starters Maurice Creek and Christian Watford, hung around. Freshman Will Sheehey scored a season-high 14 points and Jordan Hulls finished with 13 to lead the Hoosiers (12-13, 3-9). INDIANA (12-13) Sheehey 5-12 3-3 14, Pritchard 3-9 0-0 6, Hulls 6-15 0-0 13, Rivers 1-2 0-0 2, Jones III 5-14 0-0 10, Oladipo 2-5 4-4 8, Moore 0-1 0-0 0, Roth 0-2 0-0 0, Elston 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 22-62 7-7 53. PURDUE (19-5) Byrd 2-6 0-0 5, Jackson 4-6 5-6 13, Smith 0-2 00 0, J. Johnson 4-10 7-8 15, Moore 7-15 8-10 25, T. Johnson 1-4 2-2 4, Barlow 1-2 1-2 3, Hart 0-1 0-0 0, Bade 1-3 0-0 2. Totals 20-49 23-28 67. Halftime—Purdue 31-24. 3-Point Goals— Indiana 2-13 (Sheehey 1-3, Hulls 1-5, Roth 0-1, Elston 0-1, Oladipo 0-1, Jones III 0-2), Purdue 412 (Moore 3-6, Byrd 1-3, Smith 0-1, T. Johnson 01, Hart 0-1). Fouled Out—Oladipo. Rebounds— Indiana 32 (Elston 7), Purdue 36 (Barlow, J. Johnson, Moore 8). Assists—Indiana 9 (Rivers 3), Purdue 13 (Barlow 4). Total Fouls—Indiana 22, Purdue 15. A—14,123.

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Mill Valley sweeps Tonganoxie By Benton Smith

Boys Mill Valley 60, Tonganoxie 45 SHAWNEE — With post players in foul trouble most of the night, the Tonganoxie High boys basketball team needed to knock down some outside jumpers Tuesday at Mill Valley. However, the Chieftains didn’t find much perimeter success and suffered a loss to Mill Valley (8-7). Starting THS posts Dane Erickson and Dylan Jacobs spent a lot of time on the bench, a trend that began early on, with Jacobs picking up two fouls in the first two minutes. Erickson picked up his third foul in the second quarter. The result, Tonganoxie coach Shawn Phillips said, was a five-guard look on the floor for his team for most of the evening. Co m p o u n d i n g m a tte rs for the Chieftains (6-8 overall, 1-7 Kaw Valley League) was a cold shooting night from behind the three-point line, where they went 3-for18. Before Erickson got in foul trouble, he scored 10 of his 18 points in the f irst quarter. At 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, Tonganoxie plays at K.C. Turner in Kansas City, Kan.

Tonganoxie 15 13 6 11 — 45 Mill Valley 18 17 8 17 — 60 Tonganoxie — Dane Erickson 18, Colby Yates 2, Jeremy Carlisle 10, Ben Williams 2, Dylan Scates 7, Austin Vickers 1, Brennen Williams 5.

Baldwin 45, Eudora 26 BALDWIN — After losing six straight games, the Baldwin High boys basketball team enjoyed a much-needed victory. The Bulldogs opened the second half with a 14-4 run to break the game open Baldwin carried a 19-10 lead into halftime. Baldwin seniors Kyle Pattrick and Justin Vander Tuig combined for 10 points during the spurt. Baldwin and Eudora split their regular season contests, with each school winning its home games. Baldwin 11 8 18 8 — 45 Eudora 6 4 6 10 — 26 Baldwin — Chad Berg 5, Kyle Pattrick 9, Britton Schroeder 3, Cornell Brown 6, Chip Kueffer 2, Caleb Gaylord 12, Justin Vander Tuig 8. Eudora — David Pierce 2, Derek Webb 2, Andrew Ballock 9, Tyler Hadl 2, Jordan Ballock 7, Nick Becker 4.

Girls Mill Valley 39, Tonganoxie 34 SHAWNEE — The Tonganoxie High girls basketball team’s defense kept it in the game Tuesday, but some unproductive stretches on offense prevented the Chieftains from winning. THS scored just one point in the third quarter and went on to lose to Mill Valley (12-2). The one-point quarter epitomized Tonganoxie’s troubles, coach Randy Kraft said. The Chieftains (5-9 overall, 2-6 Kaw Valley League) were only down four at the half, and Kraft said it was because of the team’s defense. At 6 p.m. on Thursday, Tonganoxie plays at K.C. Turner in Kansas City, Kan. Tonganoxie 7 14 1 12 — 34 Mill Valley 8 17 5 9 — 39 Tonganoxie — Amanda Holroyd 9, Tayler Miles 1, Danielle Miller 5, Jenny Whitledge 10, Hannah Kemp 4, Madee Walker 1, Emma Stilgenbauer 4.

Baldwin 47, Eudora 33 BALDWIN — A stellar first half helped the Baldwin High Jefferson West 55, girls basketball team cruise to Perry-Lecompton 41 a victory over rival Eudora. MERIDEN — Perry-LecompThe Bulldogs led, 25-6, at ton fell to 1-13 and will play halftime as they held the Carhost to Nemaha Valley on Fridinals to two field goals durday. ing the first 16 minutes.

Perry 8 7 14 12 — 41 Jeff West 12 17 8 18 — 55 Perry-Lecompton — Immenschuh 8, Steward 11, Linquist 2, Davis 3, Johanning 2, Denton 6, Hemelrick 4, Kampfer 2. Jeff West — Higgins 3, Baker 14, Brown 10, Kennedy 2, Bean 17, A. Miller 11. Perry-Lecompton record: 1-13. Next for PerryLecompton: Friday vs. Nemaha Valley.

Baldwin 12 13 13 9 — 47 Eudora 4 2 17 10 — 33 Baldwin — Allison Howard 9, Ramie Burkhart 18, Myranda Behrens 2, Kailyn Smith 3, Katie Kehl 7, Monica Howard, 8. Eudora — Anyssa Mays 2, Danelle Topil 2, Valerie Pringle 3, Morgan Drinnon 12, Allie Webb 6, Madison Maring 4, Victoria Lehmann 4.

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New dietary guidelines include focus on nutrients of public concern Q:

I know the 2010 Dietary Guidelines were finally released last week. Can you summarize what they are emphasizing?


First, for those of you that don’t know what the Dietary Guidelines for Americans (DGA) are, let me explain. The DGA provides advice for making food choices that promote good health, a healthy weight and help prevent disease for healthy Americans ages 2 and over. The advice is based on a rigorous review of the scientific evidence through a transparent, unbiased process. It is released by the Secretaries of United States Department of Agriculture and Health and Human Services every five years. The two major themes are balancing calories to manage body weight and focusing on nutrient-dense foods and beverages. Balancing calories to manage body weight includes the concepts of controlling total calorie intake to manage body weight, increasing physical activity and avoiding inactivity. Focusing on nutrient-dense foods and beverages includes the concepts of eating vegetables, fruits, whole grains, fat-free or low-fat dairy products, and seafood more often, and eating foods and beverages high in solid fats (major sources of saturated and trans fats), and added sugars less often, and reducing sodium intake. The 2010 Dietary Guidelines’ Call to Action includes three guiding principles: 1. Ensure that all Americans have access to nutritious foods and opportunities for physical activity. 2. Facilitate individual behavior change through environmental strategies. 3. Set the stage for lifelong healthy eating, physical activity and weight management behaviors. Chapter 6 of the 2010 DGA, a new section, acknowledges the influence

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of the broader food and physical activity environment on Americans’ daily food, beverage and physical activity choices. This section calls for improvements to the environment via systematic and coordinated efforts among all sectors of influence. The factors and influencers are divided into various sectors: ● Individual factors — demographic factors (such as age, gender, income, race/ethnicity, genetics, presence of disability), psychosocial factors, knowledge and skills, and gene-environment interactions. ● Environmental Settings — schools, workplaces, recreational facilities, food service and retail establishments, and other community settings, such as faith-based organizations. ● Sectors of Influence — government, public health, and health care systems, agriculture, industry, community design and safety, foundations and funders, and media. ● Social and cultural norms and values that govern our thoughts and behaviors, such as belief systems, heritage, religion, priorities, lifestyles and body image. Additional differences include: ● The 2010 Key Recommendations for food group intake are directional rather than providing the precise quantitative amounts that should be consumed. Although they do not specify quantities, an entire chapter (Chapter 5) and several appendices discuss eating patterns that include specific quantities. ● Inclusion of a key rec-

ommendation for increasing seafood intake. ● Eating behaviors are addressed (e.g., breakfast, snacking, fast food), and the association of screen time with increased body weight was assessed. ● Specific foods that should be limited because they are substantial sources of sodium, saturated fat, cholesterol, trans fat and added sugars are identified. Reduce daily sodium intake to less than 2,300 milligrams and further reduce intake to 1,500 milligrams among persons who are 51 and older and those of any age who are African-American or have hypertension, diabetes or chronic kidney disease. The 1,500 milligram recommendation applies to about half of the U.S. population, including children, and the majority of adults. ● There is a focus on nutrients of public health concern, (potassium, dietary fiber, calcium and vitamin D), rather than on nutrients with intakes below recommended levels. ● A new appendix table includes key consumer behaviors and potential strategies for professionals to use in implementing the dietary guidelines. ● New guidance for alcohol consumption by breastfeeding women is included. To download the guidelines, go to www.cnpp.usda. gov/dietaryguidelines.htm .


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through without a clichéd or overly cheesy present. He says, if possible, to avoid anything with hearts or cherubs or anything else overtly symbolic in your wrapping, cards or decor. The best way to stay elegant in the midst of chocolate hearts? Go for a single, strong, classic color like white or red, and avoid sprinkling rose petals anywhere. It’s been done before. Though, Wisdom says that if you couldn’t resist and bought a dozen roses, to think about breaking up the bouquet and putting each flower in a separate small vase and creating a collage.

Set the table Work ahead. Vandegrift says that because Valentine’s falls on a Monday this year, it would be a good idea to use Sunday as an opportunity to do your kitchen prep. Chop your vegetables, prepare your meat, prebake your entree, if possible. Basically, get all the hard or messy parts of meal preparation over with. That way, after your special Valentine’s dinner you don’t have to lose the loveydovey feeling to do the dishes or clean up a war zone of a kitchen. Keep it simple, but special. While the idea of a big, romantic meal is great, Vandegrift says you can totally deflate the feeling if you’re

stressing out over every little thing and burning off that stress by taking it out on your loved one. Consider keeping the meal simple. Pick a recipe you know how to make and fancy it up with a special ingredient. Or make something you’d traditionally make, but add a special dessert. One idea? Vandegrift calls those small, simple homemade “lava cakes” the perfect Valentine’s treat because they mix up quickly and are a “fast and sexy little dessert.” Don’t make the meal the star. When you spend a lot of time in the kitchen on a meal, you often spend as much time talking about it as you do eating it (think of

all those discussions of moist turkey at Thanksgiving). You don’t want to do that on Valentine’s Day, Vandegrift says. Rather than slaving over something so long you can’t talk about anything else, do as Vandegrift suggested above and keep things as simple as you can. Keep it, um, light. Vandegrift points out that you probably don’t want to have a heavy meal on Valentine’s Day. No one wants to feel full and sleepy after a Valentine’s meal, just in case you want to do something romantic afterward, like, say, making snow angels. — Staff writer Sarah Henning can be reached at 832-7187.








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Preheat oven to 425 degrees. Line a 10-by-2-inch heart-shaped or round cake pan with aluminum foil, overlapping the sides of the pan 2 inches. Lightly oil the foil. Stir together the sun-dried tomato paste and garlic paste with the olive oil and oregano. Cut the tomato in half and remove the core. Squeeze the tomato to discard the juice. Slice thin. Pat the dough out evenly to fit the pan, pressing the dough against the sides and around the rim. Arrange half the provolone slices on top of the

dough. Spread with the sundried tomato mixture. Arrange the remaining ingredients as follows: prosciutto, roasted red peppers and remaining provolone. Dot with the pesto paste. Top with a layer of the tomato slices followed by the mozzarella. Bake 35 minutes or until browned and bubbling. Let stand 10 minutes. Use the foil to lift the pizza from the pan. Slide onto a cutting board and discard the foil. Cut into wedges to serve. Makes 6 servings. — Recipe from Jennifer Moore with Amore.

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food and drink and fellowship. So we sent our husbands to their respective watch parties where they could belly buck and high five with someone who cares. And us? We decided to have an unabashed White Trash Food Fest, complete with Rotel Dip, little smokies and armadillo balls. “What is an armadillo ball?” you ask. Well, I’m so happy you did. It’s my New Favorite Thing. I think you’ll understand why. An armadillo ball is a jalapeno popper, encased in meat. Namely, sausage. Technically, I think you’re supposed to call them armadillo eggs, but I think balls has a nicer ring to it, don’t you? To make these little delicacies, begin by preheating your oven to 375 degrees and cleaning 6 jalapenos. Slice them open, scoop out the seeds and guts, and then cut them in half again. This will leave you with (oh, I was told there would be no math) 24 jalapeno quarters. Spray a cookie sheet with cooking spray and set it out for your assembly area. Next, make your filling. Combine a brick of cream cheese (room temp), a cup of cheddar cheese, shredded, a healthy sprinkling of fresh cilantro, a teaspoon of cumin, a teaspoon of garlic powder, a teaspoon of chili powder (trust me, just do it), salt and pepper. Stir that up and then fill each quarter of jalapeno with the mixture. Lastly, cover each one in sausage. I did some this time with breakfast sausage and some with Italian sausage. Both were delicious, but I have to say the Italian sausage brought a little more to the party. So, form a little disk out of about two tablespoons of meat, set your jalapeno quarter in the center, and then just sort of push the sausage up and around until the whole thing is encased. Voila! Now, bake them for about 18 minutes. Likely, some of the cheese will escape. Not

to worry. I just scraped up the leaked cheese with the balls and plopped it all in a bowl together. Nary a wasted bit.

ARMADILLO EGGS 2 pounds sausage (recommended: Italian) removed from casing 6 jalapenos 1 block cream cheese 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese 1/4 cup chopped fresh cilantro 1 teaspoon cumin 1 teaspoon garlic powder 1 teaspoon chili powder Salt and pepper

I also whipped up a little cooling dipping sauce, easy peasy. Because the meat and cheese alone are just. Not. Enough.

DIPPING SAUCE 2 tablespoons milk 2 tablespoons mayo 2 tablespoons sour cream 1 tablespoons lime juice 1 clove garlic, minced 2 tablespoons chopped fresh cilantro 1 tablespoons dried Ranch mix Salt and pepper

Now my husband is a true football fan, so I sent him off to watch the game unencumbered by a baby and a bored wife. And for his fellow fans, I sent our favorite shrimp appetizer, made famous by my prior roommate and bastardized beyond recognition by myself. It’s so easy, it’s embarrassing. But it’s delicious and pretty and puts on a more sophisticated show than the balls o’ meat and cheese I took to my food fest.

CONFETTI SHRIMP 2 pounds largish shrimp, peeled and deveined 2 jalapenos 1/2 green pepper 1/2 red pepper 1/4 cup chopped red onion 1/4 cup lime juice (divided) 2 cloves garlic 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes 2 tablespoon olive oil

2 tablespoon juice from a jar of pickled jalapenos 1/4 cups cilantro (divided) Dash of garlic powder salt and pepper

Marinate the peeled shrimp in half the lime juice, the olive oil, red pepper flakes, one minced clove of garlic, the jalapeno juice, one diced fresh jalapeno, half the cilantro, salt and pepper for at least an hour, but not more than three hours. In the meantime, dice up your red and green pepper, the onion, the second jalapeno, the other clove of garlic and the rest of the cilantro. Then pour the shrimp and the marinade into a skillet and saute over medium heat until all the shrimp are pink. Do not overcook them! When they turn pink, remove them immediately from the heat. With a slotted spoon, remove the shrimp from the saute pan and put them in your serving dish. Add the fresh ingredients, and dust everything with salt, pepper, a tiny bit of garlic powder and a couple of squeezes of lime juice. Chill and serve.

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In a medium saucepan over medium-high, melt the butter. ● Add the shallot and rosemary I will not apologize for my and saute until the shallot is lack of interest in Sunday’s tender, about 3 to 4 minutes. game. Mr. Meat and Potatoes Add the flour and stir to coat. did seem a little disappointCook for another minute, then ed that the baby and I didn’t whisk in the milk and cream. join him for his party, but I Add the cauliflower, salt and had visions of him having pepper. Cook, stirring frequentfun and me playing baby-sitly, until the cauliflower is very ter and all that pretending to soft and the mixture has thickwatch the game is just ened. exhausting. This way, everyUsing an immersion blender body wins. I believe a new or working in batches in a reguSuper Bowl tradition has lar blender, puree the mixture been born, and it will forevuntil very smooth. Adjust the er involve Velveeta and seasoning with additional salt armadillo balls and utter and and pepper, if needed. Finish unabashed disregard for with a drizzle of rosemary oil. whatever is happening on Serves 2. the television.

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A MEAL FROM THE HEART is all you need for a successful Valentine’s Day at home. For your menu consideration: this heartshaped pizza. See recipes for a Valentine’s Day Salad, Deep-Dish Pizza and Lava Cake on page 7B.

AT HOME Set the mood for Valentine’s Day without leaving the house By Sarah Henning

Valentine’s Day is supposed to be one of the romantic days of the year. Dinner. Chocolate. Romance. Right? Sure. But it also falls on a Monday this fine 2011, probably the least romantic day of the week. Mondays come with the stress of the workweek, the usual “school night” routine and the promise of Tuesday just hours away. Take all those painful little non-romantic arrows and sharpen them with frigid temperatures, mounds of graying snow and the sure-fire date night crowds, and no one would blame you for wanting to celebrate your love from your kitchen table this Valentine’s Day. But fear not, would-be romantics, we’re going to make it easy on you. We talked with experts about style and sustenance and how to make an at-home Valentine’s dinner feel different than an everyday eat-and-run with kids and/or obligations. Absorb their hints, take them to heart and let out your inner romantic.

Set the mood Style and color. The best way to add drama or a

bit of passion to a space you see every day — i.e., your dining room — is to change things up a bit with color, says Scott Wisdom, designer/buyer for House Parts, 714 Mass. He says that one of the most romantic things you could do is to paint a wall of the room temporarily. While, yes, you’d probably have to repaint it afterward, a new red wall would definitely add some romantic oomph. Not one for painting? You could go the less messy route of buying new table linens or chair slip covers in a special color or texture, he says. Don’t forget lighting. You know how you can spot a romantic restaurant on the street simply by catching a look at the dim lighting? It’s not just a trick for outsiders. The right lighting can make even the most common rooms seem extraordinary (and make you look equally as good), says Wisdom. He suggests using candles in the same color but different sizes as a centerpiece for your Valentine’s table. That way, he says, you can add a nice glow without resorting to staid candlesticks. Another option? Putting floating candles (or the newer LED floating “candles”) in a pretty bowl. Consider a change of venue. Kansas City private chef Paige Vandegrift suggests that, if you can pull it

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FLOATING CANDLES set a romantic mood. off without a very unromantic back injury, to consider moving your table into the bedroom to dress up the location a bit. Changing your dining location to the bedroom can give you that feeling of being in a hotel and ordering fancy room service. Avoid being cliché or cheesy. Wisdom notes that Valentine’s might be the most difficult holiday to get Please see SET, page 7B

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a blog by Megan Stuke crying out loud. But really, people, to this day, I wouldn’t know an onside kick if it nailed me in my big, old, gaping maw. Because, you see, for me, it’s

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And yet, I am hard-pressed to remember a single game, a single winner, a single exciting play. Some people remember the commercials or the halftime show. And of course, there are the standouts in that category, like the old wardrobe malfunction and the Bud-Weis-Er frogs of yore. But for me, it’s the food. For years, I pretended to care about the game. I didn’t want my date or my friends to know that I didn’t even know who was in the Super Bowl before I walked into the room and saw what people were

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Technology Specialist ($34,000 - $37,000). Primary customer support role on four-person tech team, providing broad range of computer & network support services to libraries in 14-county area. Requires excellent communication and tech skills. EOE. Send resume to:

Management analyst community development coordinator, City of Eudora, KS (6,200). Salary range $35-$40K, DOQ. Po- Customer Service sition reports to the City Administrator and will CCI LOCAL COORDINATORS assist Eudora Chamber of to place and supervise forCommerce. Responsibili- eign exchange students ties include commercial with volunteer host famiand industrial projects, lies Independent contracwith compensation, coordination with numer- tor ous businesses and pub- training, and travel incenTo apply: lic groups, physical de- tives. velopment of projects and writing / administra- arepinquiry.aspx tion of grants. Qualified candidates should be Driversgraduates from an acTransportation credited four-year college or university with a “You got the drive, We degree in business or have the Direction” public administration, acOTR Drivers APU counting, finance, or a Equipped Pre-Pass closely related field; EZ-pass Pets/passenger master’s degree prepolicy. Newer equipferred. ment. 100% NO touch. 1-800-528-7825 Interested applicants should submit a cover letter, resume and Attention Reefer, Tanker, 3 references to Flatbed Drivers Needed! City of Eudora, If you’re ready to be the P.O. Box 650, 66025 best, join the best! Attn: Pam Schmeck or at Experienced or recent grad with CDL welcome. by February 28, 2011. Call Prime Today! Job description available 1-800-277-0212 upon request. Call 785-542-2153 for more information. EOE

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Alvamar Country Club is seeking part-time Cooks Apply in person with Matthew Michel-Cox, 1809 Crossgate Drive.



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Questions: Gary Tanner 785-749-8459

3BR, nice mobile home, 2 bath, CA/CH, W/D hookup, deck. $545/mo. Reference & deposit. 913-845-3273


KU School of Law - Full time, unclassified position oversees all law school information systems and computing resources. Required: Bachelor’s degree in computer science or related field and one year work experience in computer industry or 5 years work experience in computer industry; 2 years experience with active directory and/or e-directory; 2 years experience designing web pages. Experience maintaining & managing network systems preferred. Application review: February 20, 2011. For more information and to apply on-line: search for position 00067040. EO/AA.

Roberts&Dybdahl, a Gardner, KS, wholesale lumber company is looking for experienced Class A Commercial Drivers. Home most nights, competitive pay, paid vacation & sick, holiday, and 401K. For all inquiries, call Erik at 913-780-4930 Driver: $.33/mile to $.42/mile based on length of haul, PLUS $.02/mile safety bonus paid quarterly. Van & Refrigerated. CDL-A w/3 mos current OTR experience. 800-414-9569. DRIVERS-OTR New Career / Guaranteed Job? FFE offering Free Tuition at FFE Driver Academy, Fort Worth, TX. Experienced? $1000 Sign on CO & O/O’s! 800-569-9232

Dump Truck Driver Career opportunity available at Schmidtlein Excavating for experienced Class B CDL dump truck driver. Must have good driving record and steady employment history. $13.50 per hour, health insurance and retirement plan. Resumes may be sent to: employment@ or apply in person at: Hatcher Consultants, Inc. 2955 SW Wanamaker Dr. Topeka, KS Call 785-271-5557 for directions EOE & Drug Free Workplace


AIRLINES ARE HIRING Train for high paying Aviation Career. FAA approved program. Financial aid if qualified - Job placement assistance. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance. 888-248-7449.

CUSTODIAL SERVICES Group Leader Tues - Sat 11 PM - 7:30 AM $10.83 - $12.11 PT Custodial Worker Sat & Sun 6 AM - 2:30 PM $7.50 - $8.52 Job descriptions at Applications available in the Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence, KS. EOE.


Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755

Assistant Property Manager Full Time - Good Benefits Customer service & sales experience are required. Apply at 3601 Clinton Pkwy or email resume to:


needed part time for property management office. 15 - 20 hrs. per week. Please apply at: 5030 Bob Billings Pkwy., Suite A, Lawrence, KS.

RECEPTIONIST needed for busy property mgmt. office. Part-time until summer, full-time thru the summer. Need to be responsible and have a good driving record. Please apply at: 5030 Bob Billings Pkwy., Suite A, Lawrence, KS.

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$1,700 per month All Routes Require: Valid drivers license, Proof of insurance, Reliable transportation, and Phone number • No collection required • 7 days a week • Routes delivered before 6AM

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DENTAL ASST: Seeking a caring individual to join a team that takes pride in our work. We have a modern office, wonderful patients, an enthusiastic team, and an appreciative dentist dedicated to quality care. Part-time (20 hrs/wk). E-mail resume, references and cover letter to

MEDICAL BILLING OFFICE Full time, front desk. Insurance and Document Imaging Experience. Resume to: 1112 W. 6th #110, Lawrence, KS 66044 or:

PIONEER RIDGE ASSISTED LIVING Full/Part Time Day/Night Shift CMA Positions

Apply online at careers Call 785-749-4200 for additional information. 4851 Harvard Lawrence, KS 66049 EOE

TAKE ACTION Hotel-Restaurant Local Co. has full-time, year round positions available now. $395-$600 wk. to start. Weekly pay, Work in our setup & Display or Customer Service Dept’s. For interviews 785-856-1243 WE NEED PEOPLE NOW!

Opportunities for Smiling Faces!! We are hiring for All FOH & HOH Hourly Positions at our New Restaurant in Kansas City, KS! Interviews: Feb. 10th - Feb. 24th Mon - Sun / 10am-4pm Apply in Person! 10700 Parallel Parkway Kansas City, KS 66109 We offer excellent benefits, flexible schedules and opportunities to make great $$. Energy, Enthusiasm, Sharp appearance & promptness a plus! EOE


ATTEND COLLEGE ONLINE from Home. *Medical *Business *Paralegal, Internal Medicine Group, *Accounting, *Criminal has opening for full time Justice. Job Placement as- RN. sistance. Computer availaApply in Person to: ble. Financial Aid if quali4525 W. 6th Street, fied. Call 888-220-3977 Suite 100 Lawrence, KS 66049


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We are looking for two people in our Produce department - one 40 hour position & one 30 hour position. Days, evenings, weekends. Must be able to lift 50 lbs on a regular basis. A love of local and Local Delivery Driver & organics is a must! Warehouse. Western Ex- Please come into the tralite. Must be able lift up store to fill out an applito 90 lbs, valid Class C cation. 901 Iowa. driver license, clean driving record, manual trans- Health Care mission. Must know local area, KU campus, forktruck & warehouse Dental Asst./Receptionist exp. Apply at Dental Office in McLouth, KS seeks full time Dental EOE-pre-emp. drug screen, Assistant -Receptionist physical, background Dental Experience Recheck req. HS quired. Applicant MUST diploma/GED req. have good communication TanTara Transportation is skills and want to be part now hiring Owner Opera- of a growing dental health tors & Company Flatbed team. Salary commensuDrivers. Competitive pay & rate with experience. To apply - Email: home time. Call Dave @ 800-650-0292 or apply or fax to: 913-796-6098 online at Office: 913-796-6113

Education & Training


Alvamar Country Club is seeking part-time Cooks Apply in person with Matthew Michel-Cox, 1809 Crossgate Drive.

The University Of Kansas School Of Pharmacy has an immediate opening for a Communications Coordinator. Required qualifications include a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Communications, Marketing, English or related area or five years of relevant work experience. For a complete listing of requirements and to apply go to and search for position #00208942. Application deadline is 02/20/2011. EOAA.



HOME DELIVERY SPECIALIST Lawrence Journal-World is seeking a part-time Home Delivery Specialist to support our circulation team. Specialist is responsible for delivery of newspaper routes, independent contractor orientation and redelivery of newspapers to subscribers. Candidate must be available to work between the hours of 2:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Garden Center Manager Kaw Valley Greenhouses is bringing Garden Centers to Lawrence and is looking for store managers. Seasonal position working mid-March – June. Full time position working outdoors. Must be able to run cash register, put up merchandise, water plants, work with customers, supervise and lead a staff of 5-9 people, complete daily bookkeeping and deposits. Salary $625/week. Complete online application at for questions contact 800-235-3945.

Ideal candidate must: have strong communication and organizational skills; be a team player; demonstrate a commitment to the company; have reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license, a safe driving record, and the ability to lift 50 lbs. We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: EOE

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



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Manager, Customer Service Technology and Business Analytics Do you have management experience in a call center environment? Do you have a technical background that can research, analyze and recommend needed technical solutions within a call center? If so, please read on and consider this key management position with the state’s largest, most trusted and recognized health insurer in Kansas. This position is responsible for technology solutions & initiatives within the BCBS of Kansas Customer Service Center that will achieve the highest level of quality service and efficiency. Responsibilities also include business analysis and recommendations using business analytics focused on employee improvements, process and technology enhancements that will positively impact the experience of our customers and the efficiency of our operations. This calls for a unique ability to manage people and technical activities & systems on a daily basis.



Bachelor’s degree with emphasis in Business Administration, Business Systems, Management Engineering, Communications, Management or four years experience with extensive knowledge of systems or business analytics required.


Successful project management experience implementing projects meeting specific goals and target dates that involve coordination of supervisory or management experience highly preferred. Experience in business analytics or systems analysis is preferred … for additional details on this job and to apply, please visit our website at: Application deadline is February 14, 2011 BCBSKS offers a very competitive salary, benefit package and an excellent work environment.

Questions…Call (785) 291- 8636 Equal Employment Opportunity/Drug Free Workplace Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas will conduct Pre-Employment Background Investigations and Drug Testing as a condition of employment. * An Independent Licensee of the Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association.

!C WEDNESDA)* ,EBRUAR) 0* !122 Sales-Marketing Sales-Marketing ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE SOFTWARE Mediaphormedia is a forward-thinking software and online services firm based in Lawrence, Kansas, and is widely considered one of the top vendors serving the news and media industries with clients across North America using their content management and local business search platforms. We are widely regarded as being one of the most innovative organizations in media, employing some of the brightest talent focused on media futures.

Mediaphormedia, is seeking an Account Executive to work exclusively with sales for Ellington CMS and Marketplace ( Position will manage assigned leads and generate new opportunities independently through skillful sales & marketing efforts. The ideal candidate is a highly motivated, teamoriented sales person with working knowledge of computers and the Internet; have excellent customer service skills; inside sales and relationship management skills; webinar product demonstration experience with the ability to masterfully present to clients; negotiation and persuasive selling skills; initiative to consistently meet sales goals; strong communication skills; business - to - business sales experience; and experience in software sales preferred We offer an excellent benefits package including: medical insurance, 401k, paid time off and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ EOE

Adult Care Provided Need Help with your daily or weekly tasks? Or need help with a loved one? Such as: laundry, grocery shopping, or other errands in Lawrence area. Sit with someone for hr. or two. Years of personal experience with disabled and Alzheimeirs. Charge based on tasks. Call 785-331-6252

Air Conditioning

Air Conditioning Heating/Plumbing

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


Academy Cars Kansas #1 Independent Retail Used Car Dealership Has 1 opening for a dynamic Phone/Internet Salesperson... • Long Hours

• Short Pay • Mean Boss

Salon & Spa Massage Envy

Schools-Instruction “Can You Dig It?” Heavy Equipment School. 3wk training program. Backhoes, Bulldozers, Trackhoes. Local job placement asst. Start digging dirt Now. 866-362-6497

Trade Skills

Progressive Lawrence company is expanding and we’re looking for a few motivated individuals to share our vision. We offer: • Guaranteed Monthly Income • Paid training • Health/ Dental Plan • 401K retirement Plan • 5 Day work week • Transportation Allowance • Most Aggressive compensation plan in the Industry The only limit to your career potential is You! Please Apply in person or e-mail to: Bill Egan or Zac Swearingen or call 785-843-7700 to set-up an interview. Drug-Free Workplace Equal Opportunity Employer

Please join us for refreshments and an inside look at our facility. Amarr would love the opportunity to meet with you and review your resume. Representatives will be on site and ready to answer your questions.

Apartments Furnished Lawrence Suitel - The Best Rate in Town. By month or week. All utilities & cable paid. No pets. 785-856-4645

Apartments Unfurnished

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms

Clubhouse lounge, gym, Sales Manager Needed for garages avail., W/D, walk Student Housing Apart- in closets, and 1 pet okay. ments – The Grove at Law3601 Clinton Pkwy. rence, KS. Email Resume to 785-842-3280

Automotive Services

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


“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

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 kstire

Need a battery, tires, brakes, or alignment?

Family Owned & Operated

Cleaning Bird Janitorial & Hawk Wash Window Cleaning. • House Cleaning • Chandeliers • Post Construction • Gutters • Power Washing • Prof Window Cleaning • Sustainable Options Find Coupons & more info: birdjanitorial Free Est. 785-749-0244

House Cleaner

12 years experience. Reasonable rates. References available Call 785-393-1647

Homes, Farms, Commercial Real Estate, Fine Furnishings, Business Inventories, Guns

Computer/Internet Tires, Alignment, Brakes, A/C, Suspension Repair Financing Available 785-841-6050 1828 Mass. St 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

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


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

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free


Carpets & Rugs Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

of Beautiful Flooring in our Lawrence Warehouse TODAY!


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

Up to 70% OFF! Pro-Installed or D-I-Y 3000 Iowa - Lawrence

1, 2, or 3BR units

w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included CALL ABOUT OUR RENT SPECIALS Income restrictions apply Sm. Dog Welcome EOH 1, 2 & 3BR Apartments on Campus - Avail. August Briarstone Apartments 1008 Emery Rd., Lawrence


Cedarwood Apartments

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

Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791


* Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants

* Water & trash paid.

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


Mon. - Fri. 785-843-1116

Employment Services

Eagles Lodge

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

Steve’s Place

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


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2BRs - Near KU, on bus route, laundry on-site, water/trash paid. No pets. AC Management 785-842-4461

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

ALL utilities paid & FREE Internet. On KU Bus Route

Oaks Apts. 785-830-0888

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

on all Studio, 1& 2BR. W/D, Pet friendly, tanning, fitness center, computer lab.

Open Daily! 785-749-1288 * See leasing office for full details. Some restrictions apply.

Foundation Repair

Foundation Repair

Furniture Recycle Your Furniture

• UPHOLSTERY • REFINISH • REPAIR • REGLUE • WINDOW FASHIONS Quality Since 1947 Murphy Furniture Service 785-841-6484 409 E. 7th http://lawrencemarketplace. com/murphyfurniture

Garage Doors

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


General Services

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

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

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

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


Bankruptcy, Tax Negotiation, Foreclosure Defense - Call for Free consultation. Cloon Legal Services 888-845-3511 “We are a federally designated debt relief agency.”

Income guidelines apply 1 & 2 BRs - start at low cost of $564. 785-542-1755


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

Parkway Terrace

2340 Murphy Drive Well kept, clean, spacious! 1BR Apts. - $450/mo. 2BR Apts - $500/mo.

Bob Billings & Crestline

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

Now Leasing for

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


785-842-5227 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. CA, DW, laundry. $550-$750. $100/person deposit + ½ Mo. FREE rent 785-842-7644

3 Bedroom Spacious Apartment 785-843-4300

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



• 2 & 3BRs, with 2 bathsl • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • New kitchen appliances • New ceramic tile • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722



• 2 & 3BRs, 2 level • Walkout bsmt. • W/D hookups • 2 car garage w/opener • Gas FP, balcony • Kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722


Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $660/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565 Studios — 2400 Alabama, built in bed & desk, LR. All electric. $380. Water/cable pd. No pets. 785-841-5797

Duplexes Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

2BR, 2 bath, 1 car, I-70 access. $730, well maintained! 2 Sunchase Drive units for Feb. 1 & Mar. 785-691-7115

2BR, AC, DW, W/D hookup, sm. yard, 1 car garage w/ 3BR, 1½ bath, 2301 Ranch opener, quiet st. $625/mo. Way. Reduced from $820 to Avail. now. 785-218-1413 $750/mo. Offer ends Feb. 3BR, 1½ bath, DW, W/D 785-840-9467 15th, 2011. Call 785-842-7644 hookup, FP, avail. at 2832 3BR, 1 bath Apt. $575/mo. Iowa. $625/mo. No pets. 2BR — 1030 Ohio Street. 1 400 Wisconsin. Spacious, 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 bath, 1st or 2nd floor, CA. Pets ok. Call Dave (785) $550/month. No pets. Call 218-8254 785-841-5797


Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Inside - Out Painting Service

“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665

Apartments Unfurnished

3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 bath, DW, microwave, W/D 1BR duplex near E. K-10 achookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. cess. Stove, refrig., off-st. $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797 parking. 1 yr. lease. $410/ mo. No pets. 785-841-4677 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, 2BR remodeled duplex. 2119 W/D hookup, no pets. Pikes Peek. 2 Bath AC, DW, W/D hookups. $765/mo. no $775/mo. 785-841-5797 pets. Call 785-842-7644


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


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1BR, 1 bath, 916 W. 4th St., Lawrence Wood floors, W/D hookup, AC. $500 per month. Call 785-842-7644

Roofing Allcore Roofing & Restoration

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

Roofs, Guttering, Windows, Siding, & Interior Restoration Free Estimates Fully Insured inside-out-paint

We Work With Your Insurance Inspections are FREE


Hail & Wind Storm Specialists

785-766-7700 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/allcore

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs. Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

Green Grass Lawn Care

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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

785-843-2244 www.lawrencemarketplace. com/scotttemperature

Love’s Lawncare & Snow Removal Quality Service Free Est. & Senior Discounts 60 & up. Bonded & Insured Call Danny 785-220-3925

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

Kate, 785-423-4464

Prime Coat Inc.

Serving Northeast Kansas Interior/Exterior Painting Decks/Siding Removal Licensed Lead Paint Removers 1101 W 27th St, Lawrence, KS 66046 Open 8-8. 785-691-6050

Complete Roofing

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

We’re There for You!


Garrison Roofing Since 1982

Specializing in: Residential & Commercial Tearoffs Asphalt & Fiberglass Shingling Cedar Shake Shingles

Call 785-841-0809 garrison_roofing

WINTER ICE MELT PRODUCTS Residential & Commercial Use Buy In Bulk Or By the Bag Eco-Friendly & Pet Friendly 785-843-6949


• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 Licensed & Insured

Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks

Pet Services



“Call for a Free Home Demo”

Moving-Hauling Haul Free: Salvageable items. Charge; other moving, hauling, landscaping, home repair, clean inside & out. 785-841-6254. http://www.a2zenterprises. info/

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome



Residential & Commercial Standard & High Security Keys Full Service Shop 840 Connecticut St. 785-749-3023 mobilelocksmith

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

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

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

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


Leaks, Flashing, Masonry. Residential, Commercial References, Insured.

KW Service 785-691-5949

Sewing Service & Repair Bob’s BERNINA

Sewing and Vacuum Center


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

1BR Apartment Comes with W/D, No pets

Heating & Cooling

(785) 550-1565

Lawrence’s Newest Sign Shop

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



Move-in Specials Available


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

Christensen Floor Care LLC. Wood, Tile, Carpet, Concrete, 30 yrs. exp. 785-842-8315 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/christensenfloorcare


1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

2BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. Newly remodeled. CA, DW, Microwave, W/D, & deck. $750/mo. Call 785-842-7644

2BR — 2406 Alabama, in 4plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, DW, W/D hookup. $550 per mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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2BR in 4-plex. Quiet, ceiling fans, CA, deck, off-st. parking, bus route. $525/mo. Avail. now. 785-218-1413

Remington Square Eudora 55 and Over Community


2BR — 934 Illinois, avail. now. In 4-plex, 1 bath, CA, DW. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797


Linoleum, Carpet, Ceramic, Hardwood, Laminate, Porcelain Tile. Estimates Available 1 mile North of I-70. http://lawrencemarketplace. com/martin_floor_covering

CALL FOR SPECIALS!! 785-841-5444

2BR, small apt. in 4-plex. 713 W. 25th. Avail. now. All kitchen appls. W/D on-site. $475 deposit, $575/mo. with utilities paid. 785-979-7812

1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts.

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Kitchen/Bath Remodel Carpet ,Tile, Wood, Stone Showroom 4910 Wakarusa Ct, Ste B (785) 843-8600 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/wildgreen

Look & Lease Today!

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

CANYON COURT New Deposit Specials! Ceramic tile, walk-in closets, W/D, DW, fitness center, pool, hot tub, FREE DVD rental, Small pets OK. 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805

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

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


Apply at Or Call (785) 842-1515 BETTER WORK BETTER LIFE Mudjacking, waterproofing. We specialize in Basement adecco Repair & pressure Grouting, Level & Straighten Walls, & Bracing on Walls. B.B.B. FREE ESTIMATES Since 1962 WAGNER’S 785-749-1696 Temporary or Contract Staffing


1136 Louisiana St.

1 & 2 BR Apts.

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Evaluation Hire, Direct Hire Professional Search Onsite Services (785) 749-7550 1000 S Iowa, Lawrence KS express

Louisiana Place Apts


Aspen West

Apartments Unfurnished DON’T BE LATE TO CLASS!

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


Quality work at a fair price! Office* Clerical* Accounting Light Industrial* Technical Finance* Legal

Apartments Unfurnished

Applecroft Apts.

LEASING FOR JAN. 785-838-3377, 785-841-3339

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

Martin Floor Covering

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• Private balcony, patio, or sunroom • Walk in closets • All Appls./Washer/Dryer • Ceramic tile floors • Granite countertops • Single car garages • Elevators to all floors • 24 hour emergency maintenance Clubhouse, fitness center, and pool coming soon.

Apartments Unfurnished

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(First published in the Law- Prepared By: rence Daily Journal-World South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann January 26, 2011) (KS # 10551) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Overland Park, KS 66211 Public Notices CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff METLIFE HOME LOANS, (First published in the Law(124354) A DIVISION OF METLIFE rence Daily Journal-World _______ BANK, N.A., January 26, 2011) Plaintiff, (First published in the Lawvs. IN THE SEVENTH JUDICIAL rence Daily Journal-World KEHINDE O. OGUNNOWO DISTRICT DISTRICT COURT, February 2, 2011) A/K/A KENNY M. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS OGUNNOWO, et al., CIVIL DEPARTMENT IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Defendants. DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS RBS CITIZENS, N.A., CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT Case No. 10 CV 770 Plaintiff, v. FANNIE MAE (“FEDERAL VICKIE SCRUGGS, UNITED Title to Real Estate Involved NATIONAL MORTGAGE STATES OF AMERICA ACTASSOCIATION”), ING THROUGH THE FARM- NOTICE OF SHERIFF`S SALE Plaintiff, ERS HOME ADMINISTRAvs. TION, UNITED STATES DE- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, STEVEN J. HOCHTHURN, PARTMENT OF AGRICUL- that under and by virtue of et al., an Order of Sale issued by TURE and all others claimDefendants. the Clerk of the District ing under them, Court of Douglas County, Defendants. Case No. 10 CV 230 Kansas, in the case above Court No. 6 numbered, wherein the parCase No. 10 CV 409 ties above named were respectfully plaintiff and De- Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. fendants, and to me, the Chapter 60 undersigned Sheriff of NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE Douglas County, Kansas, di- NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, rected, I will offer for sale that under and by virtue of Under and by virtue of an at public auction and sell to an Order of Sale issued by Order of Sale issued by the the highest bidder for cash the Clerk of the District Clerk of the District Court in hand at the south steps Court of Douglas County, in and for the County first of the Law Enforcement Kansas, in the case above above shown, in the above Center, 111 E. 11th Street, numbered, wherein the parentitled action in said Lawrence, Kansas 66044 on ties above named were reCourt, wherein the parties February 17, 2011, at 10:00 spectfully plaintiff and Deabove named were respec- AM of said day, the follow- fendant, and to me, the untively plaintiff and defend- ing described real estate dersigned Sheriff of Dougants, and to me the under- situated in the County las County, Kansas, disigned Sheriff of said Douglas, State of Kansas, rected, I will offer for sale County, directed, I will offer to-wit: at public auction and sell to for sale at public auction the highest bidder for cash and sell to the highest bid- PARCEL 17A, BLOCK 2, SUN- in hand at the south steps der for cash in hand in the FLOWER PARK ADDITION of the Law Enforcement Jury Assembly Room on the NO. 4, A SUBDIVISION IN Center 111 E. 11th Street Lower Level of the Judicial THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 on and Law Enforcement Cen- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KAN- February 24, 2011, at 10:00 ter at 111 E. 11th St., Law- SAS, AS SHOWN ON A PLAT AM of said day, the followrence, Douglas County, OF SURVEY FOR LOT 17, ing described real estate Kansas, on Thursday, the BLOCK 2, SUNFLOWER PARK situated in the County of 17th day of February, 2011, ADDITION NO. 4 RECORDED Douglas, State of Kansas, at 10:00 a.m. of said day, IN BOOK 902 AT PAGE 1394 to-wit: the following described IN THE OFFICE OF THE REGreal estate situated in the ISTER OF DEEDS OF DOUG- BEGINNING AT THE NORTHCOUNTY, KANSAS County of Douglas and LAS WEST CORNER OF LOT 13, (“Property”) State of Kansas, to-wit: NORTHWOOD HEIGHTS NO. 2, AN ADDITION TO THE said real property is levied Lot 16, WINCHESTER ESCITY OF LAWRENCE, AS TATES NO. 1, a subdivision upon as the property of De- SHOWN BY THE RECORDED Kehinde O. in Eudora, Douglas County, fendants PLAT THEREOF, IN DOUGLAS Kansas, according to the Ogunnowo a/k/a Kenny M. COUNTY, KANSAS, THENCE a/k/a Kenny recorded plat thereof; more Ogunnowo SOUTH 89 DEGREES 59` 21” commonly known as 906 Ogunnowo and Brandi M. EAST ALONG THE NORTH Cedar Court, Eudora, Kan- Ogunnowo a/k/a Brandie LINE OF SAID LOT 32.27 Marie Ogunnowo and all sas 66025 other alleged owners and FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEwill be sold without ap- GREES 10` 32” WEST, 140.0 Ross A. Hollander praisal to satisfy said Order FEET, THENCE NORTH 89 DEJoseph & Hollander, PA GREES 59` 21” WEST, 32.04 of Sale. 500 N. Market Street FEET, THENCE NORTH 00 DEWichita, KS 67214 DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF GREES 04` 55” EAST, 140.00 (316)262-9393 FEET TO THE POINT OF BE_______ GINNING (“Property”) Submitted by: (First published in the Lawsaid real property is levied rence Daily Journal-World MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS upon as the property of DeFebruary 2, 2011) & FRITZLEN, P.C. fendant Steven J. Robert M. Swiss KS Hochthurn and all other alIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF #21697 leged owners and will be DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Desarae G. Harrah sold without appraisal to CIVIL DEPARTMENT KS #23021 satisfy said Order of Sale. ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF GMAC Mortgage, LLC DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF Plaintiff, MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & vs. FRITZLEN, P.C. IS ATTEMPTMichael L. Birney; Cynthia J. ING TO COLLECT A DEBT Submitted by: Birney; John Doe (Tenant/ AND ANY INFORMATION OBOccupant); Mary Doe TAINED WILL BE USED FOR MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & FRITZLEN, P.C. (Tenant/Occupant), THAT PURPOSE. Robert M. Swiss KS Defendants. #21697 5135.431/Ogunnowo Desarae G. Harrah Case No. 11CV48 )(RSVP#264644)(01/26/11, KS #23021 Court Number: 02/02/11, 02/09/11) ATTORNEY FOR PLAINTIFF _______ Pursuant to K.S.A. (First published in the Law- MARTIN, LEIGH, LAWS & Chapter 60 rence Daily Journal-World FRITZLEN, P.C. IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT January 26, 2011) NOTICE OF SUIT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTHE STATE OF KANSAS, to IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF TAINED WILL BE USED FOR the above-named defend- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS THAT PURPOSE. CIVIL DEPARTMENT ants and the unknown (5135.230/Hochthurn heirs, executors, adminisBAC Home Loans Servicing, )(RSVP#264833)(02/02/11, trators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of L.P. fka Countrywide Home 02/09/11, 02/16/11) ________ any deceased defendants; Loans Servicing, L.P. Plaintiff, the unknown spouses of (First published in the Lawvs. any defendants; the unrence Daily Journal-World known officers, successors, Michelle M. Henson; Jimmie January 26, 2011) John Doe trustees, creditors and as- Henson; Mary signs of any defendants (Tenant/Occupant); IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF that are existing, dissolved Doe (Tenant/Occupant), DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Defendants. or dormant corporations; CIVIL DEPARTMENT the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate:

Case No. 11CV3 Court Number: 1

Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned.

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Dear Invisible: You are always going to suffer by comparison to Claire, so we strongly urge you not to try to meet men when you are with her. Her bright light makes everything else seem dim. On other occasions, when you are in Claire’s company, it is perfectly OK to refuse to intercede. If you are approached

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ning the funeral and the obituary. People had the nerve to say I shouldn’t have been so inclusive, but I told them I was the mother and this is what I wanted. I did it for my daughter-in-law, my granddaughter and our family. We are still close, and my granddaughter stays with me quite a bit. Had I made enemies with my daughter-in-law when they separated, I may not have had the chance to spend so much time with my about Claire, simply say, son’s daughter. I say give her “Sorry, but if you are interest- the gift, and the next time she ed in my friend, you’ll have to complains about your son, talk to her directly.”

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

A cautionary tale disguised as a sitcom, “Mr. Sunshine” (8:30 p.m., ABC) brings Matthew Perry back to prime time. He’s Ben Donovan, the manager of a sports arena in sunny San Diego, a playpen where anything can happen and often does. It has taken Ben 40 years to realize that he lacks social graces and friends. He’s carrying on a noncommittal affair with his marketing director, Alice (Andrea Anders), but everyone knows that she wants more. His boss, Crystal (Allison Janney), the owner of the arena, is even more selfabsorbed than Ben, an affliction cushioned by an ample supply of money and pills. If this all sounds rather disagreeable and dull, it’s because it is. And the unpleasantness is only heightened by the show’s pretentious sense of slapstick. Both Perry (“Studio 60”) and Janney (“The West Wing”) are veterans of the Aaron Sorkin school of hourlong dramady. “Sunshine” tries to shoehorn that style and rat-a-tat-tat screwball-comedy dialogue into a half-hour format. Thomas Schlamme, another “West Wing” alumnus, directed the pilot. The results are rather gruesome and will not so much make you pine for the days of President Josiah Bartlet as count the hours until “Cougar Town” returns. How bad is “Mr. Sunshine”? So bad it’s worth watching once to rubberneck at the pileup of tired gags, contrived situations and wasted talent, including those of Jorge Garcia (“Lost”), who guest stars as a putupon employee. ● Raylan takes on a local crime family as “Justified” (9 p.m., FX) enters its second season. ● The search for intelligent life on television finds encouragement on a “Nova Science Now” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings), dedicated to animal intelligence, followed by a “Nova” (8 p.m.), discussing how nature inspires scientists to create new materials, and a second “Nova” (9 p.m.) featuring “Watson,” the IBM computer intuitive enough to compete on “Jeopardy.” ● The History Channel commemorates the Ronald Reagan centennial with “Reagan” (8 p.m.), a two-hour profile including interviews with Sam Donaldson, George Shultz, Colin Powell, David Gergen and others.

Tonight’s other highlights ● Auditions continue on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox). ● “William and Kate: A Modern Royal Romance” (7:30 p.m., Ovation). ● A crooked cop works a sleazy angle on “Chase” (8 p.m., NBC). ● The team faces a breakup on the season finale of “Human Target” (8 p.m., Fox). ● Romantic role-playing sparks Phil and Claire’s Valentine’s Day plans on “Modern Family” (8 p.m., ABC). ● “Vanished from Alcatraz” (7 p.m., National Geographic) speculates three men may have escaped from the island prison. ● A kidnapped girl’s boyfriend falls under suspicion on “Blue Bloods” (9 p.m., CBS). ● A campus assault circulates on the Internet on “Law & Order: Special Victims Unit” (9 p.m., NBC). ● The staff feel over their heads and underwater on “Off the Map” (9 p.m., ABC).

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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Wednesday, Feb. 9: This year, you have much going on that you might not choose to reveal. Holding your feelings back could prove to be a problem, especially as you could get hurt easily. If you are single, you could become involved with someone who is emotionally unavailable but represents him- or herself differently. If you are attached, the two of you benefit from frequent getaways together. Taurus grounds you. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★ Rushing around as you have, take advantage of a slowing down. Realize what you have to offer, especially to a boss or supervisor. Tonight: Treat yourself well. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ You are forthright and all smiles. Others receive your message clearly — finally. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★ Consider calming down and centering yourself. Your strength comes from integrating information and getting a sense of the appropriate

direction. Tonight: Share with a partner. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★★★ One-on-one relating — no matter which realm of your life you are dealing with — serves you well. Tonight: Hang where there are people. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ You deal with others well and enjoy the intensity and the openness that follows. Caring grows with others, especially with those with whom you have daily contact. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★★ Keep reaching out for others. You could be frustrated by what occurs with a child, but a discussion with someone who has a totally different perspective helps you gain a better understanding. Tonight: Where there is music. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Deal with a partner hands-on. You might find that, in general, others become more responsive if you deal with them directly. Tonight: Dinner with a special friend. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★★ Others come forward and finally reveal what they previously have been hesitant to. Suddenly

Walker is 67. Actress Mia w is 66. Sen. Jim Farrow Webb (D-Va.) is 65. Singer Joe Ely is 64. Actress Judith Light is 62. Rhythmand-blues musician Dennis “DT” Thomas (Kool & the Gang) is 60. Actor Charles Shaughnessy is 56. Former Democratic National Chair-

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ACROSS 1 Group of lions 6 The sun’s setting? 9 “It’s ___ point” 14 Keeps out of sight 15 Groundbreaker 16 ___ Loa, Hawaii 17 Striking success 18 ___ in a day’s work 19 “Alma” or “dura” follower 20 Popular seek-andfind series 23 Pole with a blade 24 Type you see and feel your choices. Tonight: Open up 25 Beach pest 27 Deliverers to potential. of product Sagittarius (Nov. 22lines? Dec. 21) ★★★ Focus on 32 Life stories one project at a time. You 33 Sword’s superior, in a might not have the juggling skills of recent days, 34 saying Anticipate and a project demands 36 These may your immediate attention. lead to lead 39 Epochs Tonight: Buy a token of affection on the way home. 41 Share equally mean Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 43 Very boss 19) ★★★★★ You might 44 Unit of length feel as if a situation is for Noah 46 Was laden more complicated than with you would like. If you apply 48 Spectrum your ingenuity, you could part see the things in easier 49 New Delhi terms. Tonight: Take the dress night off! 51 Menacing

Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★ Often you do your best thinking at home by yourself. If you have a project that needs alone time, what better place than home? Tonight: Maintain your distance from the world. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★★ Others finally listen, and their words ring like magic. You finally appear to have cleared away a boulder. Tonight: Run errands on the way home.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Television journalist Roger Mudd is 83. Actress Janet Suzman is 72. Actress-politician Sheila James Kuehl (“The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis”) is 70. Singer-songwriter Carole King is 69. Actor Joe Pesci is 68. Singer Barbara Lewis is 68. Author Alice


simply say, “You are talking about my child, and it hurts me to hear negative things about him. Please don’t put me in the middle like that.” You will be surprised how fast she will respect your wishes. My daughter-in-law once asked whether I minded if she still considered me to be her mother-in-law, even if she someday remarries. I told her I would be honored. — A.G.

Dear Annie: This is in response to “To Gift or Not To Gift,” whose daughter-in-law was talking about a divorce. “Gift” wanted to know if the daughter-in-law should be taken off the annual gift list. It is always best to take the peaceful way in a family matter. I did and never regretted it. When my son and his wife split up, I told them both that I love them and their child and would not make my granddaughter choose between her parents. I included my daughter-in-law in all family gatherings. They separated, but never divorced. When my son was killed a few months later, I said as far as I was concerned there was no separation. I included my daughter-in-law in plan-

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Dear Annie: I have been best friends with “Claire” since junior high. She is nothing short of a knockout, with a sweet personality to match. We have always been very close, and I treasure our friendship. The problem is, when we are out together, men are interested in Claire but feel she is unapproachable because she is so beautiful. Instead, they talk me up to try to get their foot in the door with her. Quite frankly, I am fed up with men only talking to me because they know I am friends with Claire. Then, when she isn’t interested in them, I have to let them down. It’s exhausting. I am successful, educated, smart and funny, and I’m not bad looking, either, but men are only interested in my hot friend. This has been going on since high school, and I’m 35, for heaven’s sake. How do I break this cycle or, at the very least, tactfully tell these men that I am not the key to Claire’s heart? — Invisible

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1 of biggest protests yet comes after man freed Obama to call for EGYPTIAN ANTIMUBARAK PROTESTERS take part in a demonstration at Tahrir square in Cairo on Tuesday. Protesters appear to have settled in for a long standoff, turning Tahrir Square into a makeshift village with tens of thousands coming every day.

By Sarah El Deep and Maggie Michael Associated Press Writers

CAIRO — A young Google executive who helped ignite Egypt’s uprising energized a cheering crowd of hundreds of thousands Tuesday with his first appearance in their midst after being released from 12 days in secret detention. “We won’t give up,” he promised at one of the biggest protests yet in Cairo’s Tahrir Square. Once a behind-the-scenes Internet activist, 30-year-old Wael Ghonim has emerged as an inspiring voice for a movement that has taken pride in being a leaderless “people’s revolution.” Now, the various activists behind it — including Ghonim — are working to coalesce into representatives to push their demands for President Hosni Mubarak’s ouster. With protests invigorated, Vice President Omar Suleiman issued a sharply worded warning, saying of the protests in Tahrir, “We can’t bear this for a long time, and there must be an end to this crisis as soon as possible,” in a sign of growing impatience with 16 days of mass demonstrations. For the first time, protesters made a foray to Parliament, several blocks away from their camp in the square. Several hundred marched to the legislature and chanted for it to be dissolved. In Tahrir, the massive, shoulder-to-shoulder crowd’s ranks swelled with new blood, including thousands of university professors and lawyers who marched in together as organizers worked to draw in professional unions. The crowd rivaled the biggest demonstration so far, a week ago, that drew a quarter-million people. Some said they were inspired to turn out by an emotional television interview Ghonim gave Monday night just after his release from detention. He sobbed over those who have been killed in two weeks of clashes and insisted, “We love Egypt ... and we have rights.” “I cried,” a 33-year-old upper-class housewife, Fifi Shawqi, said of the interview with Ghonim, who she’d never heard of before the TV

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GOP leader calls for stop to radical Islam By David Espo Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — A top House Republican said Tuesday the primary goal of U.S. policy in Egypt should be to “stop the spread of radical Islam,” an objective that has been little mentioned by Obama administration officials in recent weeks. Majority Leader Eric Cantor, R-Va., also said at a news conference he hopes the street protests taking place in Cairo and elsewhere will lead to a democratic society that “stands for human rights, progress and equal appearance. She came to the Tahrir protest for the first time, bringing her three daughters and her sister. “I felt like he is my son and all the youth here are my sons.” Tuesday’s huge turnout gave a resounding answer to the question of whether the protesters still have momentum even though two weeks of steadfast pressure have not achieved their goal of ousting 82-year-old Mubarak, Egypt’s authoritarian leader for nearly three decades. Suleiman rejected any departure for Mubarak or “end to the regime. He told a gathering of newspaper editors that the regime prefers to deal with the crisis using dialogue, adding, “We don’t want to deal

opportunity.” In his remarks, Cantor did not criticize President Barack Obama over his handling of the two-week crisis. GOP leaders have privately urged members of the rank and file not to second-guess Obama’s approach to the crisis. Asked about criticism leveled recently by another Republican lawmaker, Cantor said, it would not be “helpful for this president, who is having a tough enough time as it is, to have 535 members of Congress to opine on his conduct of foreign policy.” with Egyptian society with police tools.” He warned that the alternative to dialogue was “a coup” — a possible hint of an imposition of military rule. However, editors present at the meeting said he then explained he didn’t mean a military coup but that “a force that is unprepared for rule” could overturn state institutions. U.S. Vice President Joe Biden spoke by phone with Suleiman, saying Washington wants Egypt to immediately rescind emergency laws that give broad powers to security forces — a key demand of the protesters. Ghonim’s reappearance gave a clearer picture of the stunning trajectory of the

Experts: Speaking in acronyms, abbreviations predates Internet “

By Jocelyn Noveck

People have been complaining about what the kids are doing to the language since ancient times, — “ILY!” Susan and Latin. Language is always changing.”

Associated Press Writer

NEW YORK Maushart’s 16-year-old daughter often calls out over her shoulder as she leaves the house. Sure, actual words would be better. But Mom knows not to complain. “A mother of teenagers is pathetically grateful for an ‘I love you’ no matter what form it takes,” she observes. Then there are the various forms of “LOL” that her teens use in regular parlance — it’s become a conjugable verb by now. And of course, there’s the saltier acronym used by son Bill: “WTF, Mom?!” But before you judge, note that former VP candidate Sarah Palin just used that one in a TV interview. Acronyms have been around for years. But with the advent of text and Twitterlanguage, it certainly feels like we’re speaking in groups of capital letters a lot more. It’s a question that intrigues linguists and other language aficionados — even though they’ll tell you they have absolutely no concrete research on it. “It’s fascinating,” says Scott Kiesling, a socio-linguist and professor at the University of Pittsburgh. “What’s interesting to me as a linguist is figuring out which words get picked up, and why. What is it that makes OMG and WTF and LOL so useful that they spread from the written to the spoken form?” One possibility, Kiesling proposes, is that some of these acronyms actually become a whole new thought, expressing something different than the words that form them. For example: “You wouldn’t say, ‘OMG, that person just

— Robert Lane Greene, author of “You Are What You Speak” jumped off a cliff,’” he explains. “But you’d say, ‘OMG, do you see those red pants that person is wearing?’” Which brings us to WTF, an acronym that needs no translation. When Palin used the expression recently in a Fox News interview — twice in two sentences, actually — some pundits were a little shocked. (Palin was playing on the president’s “Win the Future” message in his State of the Union speech.) “That’s going to be a tough one for her to come back from and explain,” remarked conservative commentator Pat Buchanan on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” It can also be a good icebreaker with an audience. “I do a lot of public speaking,” says Maushart, the mother of three, who is also an author (the recent “Winter of our Disconnect”). “And if there is one utterance that I always know will get a laugh, it is WTF. It establishes that you are kind of with it. It brings an instant laugh.” All this delights Robert Lane Greene, author of the upcoming book “You Are What You Speak” and a selfdescribed linguistics nut. Greene doesn’t buy in to the concern that kids are destroying our language. “People often think the language THEY learned was perfect,” he says. “But innovation is generally enriching. It’s fascinating, if you don’t pull your hair out over it.” So just how new is the use

of acronyms? Did this all come from Internet speak, texting and the like? “Americans have always liked abbreviations,” says linguistics professor and author Deborah Tannen, author of several popular books on language. “That certainly predates the Internet.” In fact, acronyms date back to ancient times, Greene points out — the Romans and the Greeks used them. In the United States, they came into prominence in the early 20th century with the New Deal, the series of economic programs passed during the f irst term of Franklin D. Roosevelt — who, of course, became known by his three initials. They are widely used in the military and today’s government bureaucracy. People who think acronyms are new may be suffering from what linguists call a “recency illusion” — the illusion that something is new merely because one has just noticed it. But one thing that does seem genuinely new, Greene says, “is that these three-letter phrases from the Internet and Twitter-speak are being spoken out loud.” And so, maybe you CAN blame the kids for that. However, Greene notes, “People have been complaining about what the kids are doing to the language since ancient times, and Latin. Language is always changing. It’s a fact of life.”

protests, which swelled from the online organizing of small Internet activist groups into the first and greatest mass challenge ever to Mubarak’s rule. Ghonim is an Egyptian who oversees Google Inc.’s marketing in the Middle East and Africa from Dubai, one of the United Arab Emirates. He vanished two days after the protests began on Jan. 25, snatched off the street by security forces and hustled to a secret location. Earlier this year, Ghonim — anonymously — launched a Facebook page commemorating Khaled Said, a 28-yearold businessman in Alexandria who was beaten to death by two policemen in June. The page became a rallying point for a campaign against police brutality, with hundreds of thousands joining. For many Egyptians, it was the first time to learn details of the extent of widespread torture in their own country. Small-scale protests over Said’s death took place for months. The Khaled Said group worked online with other activists, including the April 6 movement named after the date of 2008 labor protests and the campaign of Nobel Peace laureate and democracy advocate Mohamed ElBaradei. Together they decided to hold a larger gathering on Jan. 25, announced on Ghonim’s page, to coincide with Police Day, a state holiday honoring security forces.

$53B to invest in high-speed rail

By Julie Pace

We cannot compromise. The rest of the world is not — President compromising.”

Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON Barack Obama is calling for a six-year, $53 billion spending plan for high-speed rail, as he seeks to use infrastructure spending to jump-start job creation. An initial $8 billion in spending will be part of the budget plan Obama is set to release Monday. If Congress approves the plan, the money would go toward developing or improving trains that travel up to 250 mph, and connecting existing rail lines to new projects. The White House wouldn’t say where the money for the rest of the program would come from, though it’s likely Obama would seek funding in future budgets or transportation bills. Obama’s push for highspeed rail spending is part of his broad goal of creating jobs in the short-term and increasing American competitiveness for the future through new funding for infrastructure, education and innovation. During last month’s State of the Union address, Obama said he wanted to give 80 percent of Americans access to high-speed rail within 25 years. At the same time he’s calling for new spending on sectors like high-speed rail in the upcoming budget, Obama also has pledged to cut overall spending as he seeks to bring down the nation’s mounting deficit. The White House has said environmental programs for the Great Lakes, and block grants for community service and community development are among the programs that will face cuts. But it’s unlikely the cuts Obama proposes in the budget will be enough to appease the GOP. Republicans now controlling the House have promised to slash domestic agencies’ budgets by nearly 20 percent for the coming year. The White House has said

— Vice President Joe Biden, announcing the high-speed rail initiative cuts must be cautious, arguing that drastic reductions in spending could cause the still-fragile economic recovery to stall. Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday the administration wouldn’t compromise when it comes to spending on the infrastructure, education and innovation programs Obama is touting. “We cannot compromise. The rest of the world is not compromising,” Biden said in Philadelphia at an event announcing the high-speed rail initiative. Obama’s call for increased spending on high-speed rail projects is nothing new. He’s long seen the sector as an area of opportunity for creating jobs and improving the nation’s transportation system. His administration awarded $10 billion in federal grants for high-speed rail projects last year, including $2.3 billion for California to begin work on an 800-milelong, high-speed rail line tying Sacramento and the San Francisco Bay area to Los Angeles and San Diego; and $1.25 billion to Florida to build a rail line connecting Tampa on the West Coast with Orlando in the middle of the state, eventually going south to Miami. Obama also laid out a plan last summer to invest $50 billion in high-speed rail, as well as highways, bridges, transit and airports, adding it to the first year of a six-year transportation bill. Congress didn’t act on the proposal before adjourning last year, but Transportation Secretary Ray LaHood said he’s confident lawmakers will take up the measure again and deliver a bill to Obama by August.


Notable ● Electronic flaws weren’t to blame for the reports of sudden, unintended acceleration that led to the recall of thousands of Toyota vehicles, the government said Tuesday. Some of the acceleration cases could have been caused by mechanical defects — sticking accelerator pedals and gas pedals that can become trapped in floor mats — that have been dealt with in recalls, the government said. And in some cases, investigators suggested, drivers simply hit the gas when they meant to press the brake.

Tuesday’s markets Dow Industrials +71.52, 12,233.15 Nasdaq +13.06, 2,797.05 S&P 500 +5.52, 1,324.57 30-Year Treasury +0.05, 4.76% Corn (Chicago) —1 cent, $6.74 Soybeans (Chicago) +9.75 cents, $14.34 Wheat (Kansas City) +18.50 cents, $9.72 Oil (New York) —54 cents, $86.94 DILBERT

Job openings fall for second straight month By Christopher S. Rugaber Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON — Employers posted fewer job openings in December, the second straight month of declines. That’s a sign hiring is still weak even as the economy is gaining strength. The Labor Department said Tuesday that employers advertised nearly 3.1 million jobs that month, a drop of almost 140,000 from November. That’s the lowest total since September. Openings have risen by more than 700,000 since they bottomed out in July 2009, one month after the recession ended. That’s an increase of 31 percent. But they are still far below the 4.4 million available jobs that were advertised in December 2007, when the recession began. Th e f i g u re s fo l l ow a mixed jobs report released last week, which showed the u n e m p l oy m e n t rate fe l l sharply to 9 percent in January from 9.4 percent the previous month. But it also found that employers added a net total of only 36,000 jobs, far below what’s needed to consistently reduce

unemployment. There are far more unemployed people than there are job openings. Nearly 14.5 million people were out of work in December. As a result, on average there were 4.7 people competing for each available job. That’s below the ratio of 6.3, reached in November 2009, the highest since the department began tracking job openings in 2000. But in a healthy economy, the ratio would fall to roughly 2, economists say. The department’s report, known as the Job Openings and Labor Turnover survey, or JOLTS, counts number of jobs advertised on the last business day of the month. The figures are for December, but economists say the report provides an indication of future hiring patterns because it can take several months to fill many jobs. Job openings dropped sharply in professional and business services, a category that includes temporary help agencies. They also fell in construction, manufacturing, and in education and health services. Job openings rose in trade, transportation and utilities, and in retail.

by Scott Adams

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