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RACHEL MADDOW HOSTED HER MSNBC SHOW AT FREE STATE BREWERY on Wednesday, discussing current national and state issues, such as union rights and abortion rights. Maddow said she has been following the ethics hearings of former Kansas Attorney General Phill Kline.

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Nothing’s the matter with — Rachel Maddow, host of MSNBC’s “The Rachel Maddow Show” Kansas. That was one message “There’s a very interesting in Topeka, said she thought MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow question about how we handle Kline’s was an interesting told the standing-room-only this issue as Americans that’s case study of government not audience at Free State Brewery about not just what social siding with victims, but Wednesday night, when the movements do, but how gov- rather victimizing them furpolitical commentary show ernments react,” Maddow ther. broadcast the hour-long pro- said. “And when people are Kaitie Pestock, who works at gram, “The Rachel Maddow victimized by radical social Free State Brewery, 636 Mass., Show,” live from the down- movements, does government said it had been interesting to town business. protect those victims or does watch the crew set up during Maddow addressed several government take the side of the day. While the airing of the national and state issues, the people who are victimizing show coincided with the 22nd including union rights, gay them?” birthday of the downtown rights and the state of abortion Maddow, who has been fol- restaurant, Pestock said the practice in Kansas following lowing the ethics hearings of choice of location was logical. the murder of Wichita abor- former anti-abortion Kansas “They’re the show, we’re the tion provider George Tiller. Attorney General Phill Kline venue,” she said. “We’ve got

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David Booth wants to display James Naismith’s original rules of “Basket Ball” in Lawrence, at Kansas University, in conjunction with the school’s athletics programs. Soon, a team of university leaders will be meeting to decide just where, when and how. And, of course, for how much. “The university and athletics and everybody — endowment, alumni, the Booths — we’re all going to get together and work this out and come up with a great plan,” said Jim Marchiony, an associate athletics director for Kansas Athletics Inc. The working group — Marchiony tentatively referred to it as a task force, one

SEE HOOPS HISTORY James Naismith committed his original typewritten rules of “Basket Ball” to paper on Dec. 21, 1891 — “Hung in the gym that the boys might learn the rules,” he said, in a handwritten note added to the document June 28, 1931. Now you can see all 13 rules yourself, during a free exhibition at the NelsonAtkins Museum of Art in Kansas City, Mo. The display opens March 4 and continues through May 29. Free, timed tickets are available through, at the Info Desk in the Bloch Building, or by calling 816-751-1278. The rules are owned by David Booth, who purchased the documents at auction in December for $4.33 million. He intends for the rules to find a permanent home at KU.

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Leaders of the Lawrence Community Shelter cleared one hurdle Wednesday night to allow the homeless shelter to remain downtown — and expand the numbers it can serve — while it searches for a new location. Lawrence-Douglas County planning commissioners recommended approval of a one-year extension of the shelter’s permit that allows it to operate at 10th and Kentucky streets after a Douglas County District Court ruling has all but killed plans for the shelter to move to a site near the county jail. It also approved a request to increase the maximum occupancy of the building to 82 people. Currently the building can serve 82 during cold winter months but has been

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limited to 57 people from April through September. “It seems like this provides a humane service but also some protection to the community that people will be taken care of in a warm bed instead of wandering around the community,” said Planning Commissioner Bruce Liese. The Planning Commission’s recommendation now will be forwarded to the Lawrence City Commission, which will make the final decision on the permit extension. Planning commissioners recommended approval on a 6-1 vote, after hearing from several supporters of the shelter who urged approval of the permit and one longtime neighbor who said the shelter had been allowed to operate too long in the neighborhood. “We have to do something to


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the space to do this.” Maddow said the decision to air the show live from Lawrence was even simpler than that. “Honestly the reason we ended up in Lawrence is because our Kansas producers love Lawrence,” she said. And the crowd loved the show back, applauding and cheering when they felt it appropriate. Maddow, who told the crowd after the show she’d likely be back, said the local experience was one she enjoyed. “The people could not be cooler,” Maddow said. “I feel like I’m among friends, and it’s been a joy.”

T OPEKA — New restrictions on abortions in Kansas won first-round approval Wednesday in the Kansas House, including a proposed fetal pain law to block late-term procedures like one Nebraska enacted last year and a requirement for doctors to get parents’ consent before ending a minor’s pregnancy. The House advanced two bills on separate voice votes — a fetal pain measure and another making numerous changes, many of which had been vetoed by former Democratic governors who supported abortion rights. Final votes on both were anticipated Thursday, and House members expected the bills to pass and go to the Senate. Abortion opponents see the measures as tightening up the state’s laws on abortion enough to keep Kansas from regaining a past reputation as a center for late-term procedures, a distinction it had for years because of Dr. George Tiller’s clinic in Wichita, until he was shot to death in 2009. “It moves us to absolutely the forefront with respect to how restrictive our laws would be with respect to late-term abortion,” said House Judiciary Committee Chairman Lance Kinzer, an Olathe Republican and strong supporter of both measures. But critics said the measures go further than restricting late-term procedures and argue they would endanger women’s health. Peter Brownlie, president and chief executive officer of Planned Parenthood of Kansas and Mid-Missouri, predicted the fetal pain proposal, based on science that’s disputed, would draw a court challenge. “Women have abortions for many different reasons, and each person’s circumstances are different,” Brownlie said. “These must ultimately be private decisions made by women and their doctors, not political mandates.” The Republican-controlled Legislature has had majorities in both chambers for much of the past decade inclined to impose new restrictions on abortion, particularly in the House. Bills were repeatedly vetoed by Democratic Govs. Mark Parkinson and Kathleen Sebelius, but GOP Gov. Sam Brownback, who was elected in November, is a strong abortion opponent and has called on lawmakers to create “a culture of life.”

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motivate them to move into a larger location,” said Planning Commissioner Charlie Dominguez, who voted against the request. “We can’t just keep coddling them every time they come here for an extension.” Shelter director Loring Henderson told commissioners that the shelter still plans to move from the site and has made it a goal to identify a new location this year. After the meeting, Henderson confirmed that the shelter has begun looking for new sites and that it is not considering an appeal of the court’s recent ruling. “An appeal takes years, and we don’t have that kind of time,” Henderson said. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at

COMING FRIDAY We’ll be in Wichita for a court hearing in which another KU official is expected to admit complicity in the ticket scandal.

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DEATHS Dawn Renea (Grier) Smith Smith, Dawn Renea (Grier), 31, of Lawrence, passed away Monday, February 21, 2011 at the KU Medical Center in Kansas City, surrounded by many family members and friends who loved and cherished her. Dawn was born in Wichita, Kansas on September 20, 1979. She graduated from Goddard high school and attended the University Smith of Kansas. At KU she resided in Miller Scholarship Hall, earning a Bachelor of Science degree in Genetics and a minor in German, and achieving a 3.9/4.0 grade point average. Shortly before graduating, Dawn felt a call to Christian ministry and pursued post-graduate education in California though Victory Campus Ministries. Following completion of her ministerial certification, Dawn began a career she loved, working for Midwest Student Ministries at the University of Kansas. It was through her work that she met the love of her life, Austin Andrew Bondurant Smith. Austin also worked in ministry, sharing her passion for serving others and her love and trust of Jesus Christ. The two were married in Lawrence, Kansas on January 5, 2008. Dawn was known for her wisdom and kindness, particularly in counseling women who had suffered abused. She always carried herself with grace and exemplified courage as she struggled with the genetic disorder, Cystic Fibrosis.

She was adamant that the illness would in no way define her life and it did not. Instead, Dawn will always be remembered for her intelligence, kindness and sensitivity, her compassion and love, and her complete lack of self-pity or bitterness. She was preceded in death by her sister, Shannon Grier Tran and by her grandfather, Al Grier and grandfathers-in-law, Phil Siegrist and Norman Smith. She is survived by her husband, Austin Smith, of Lawrence, her mother and step-father, Margie and Paul Lillig, father and step-mother, Kent and Jan Harrison Grier, all of Wichita, her mother-in-law, Kathy Siegrist, of Overland Park, KS., her father-in-law, the Reverend Dr. Ray Smith, brother-in-law and sister-inlaw, Travis and April Smith, all of Spokane, WA., sisterin-law and brother-in-law, Ashley and Mark Ware of Gardner, KS., grandparents, Janette Grier and Sue Lillig, both of Wichita, Carol Burroughs and Bob and Betsy Wolfslau of St. Louis, MO., grandmothers-in-law, Amber Lou Smith of Spokane, WA. and Marietta Siegrist of Overland Park, KS. Dawn is also survived by many aunts, uncles, cousins and innumerable friends. A memorial service celebrating Dawn’s life will be held Saturday, February 26, 2011 at 1 p.m. at Morning Star Church, 998 North 1771 Road, Lawrence, Kansas, 66049. Floral tributes may be sent directly to the church. However, in lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established with Midwest Student Ministries, account number #110, P.O. Box 550, Lawrence, KS. 66044.

Barbara Jean Emmett Maxwell Barbara Jean Emmett Maxwell, 88, Salina, died Wednesday, February 23, 2011, at Salina Regional Health Center after a brief illness. Mrs. Maxwell was born to Swedish immigrants Cecil and Signe Emmett on November 11, 1922, in Kendrick, Idaho. She graduated from the University of Idaho School of Education in 1944. She immediately entered the military service as a physical therapist, serving hospitals in Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Japan. Following World War II, Barbara worked in a hospital in Sapporo, Hokkaido, Japan where she met Private Jack C. Maxwell. The couple married March 30, 1947. They returned to Lawrence, Kansas where both attended and graduated from the University of Kansas Law School and raised their family. Barbara passed the Kansas Bar exam in 1951 and earned a Masters of Education in 1963. She taught in the Lawrence Public Schools for 30 years, retiring in 1987. Barbara was instrumental in organizing a competitive high school girls’ athletics program at Lawrence High School as well as throughout northeastern Kansas prior to passage of the Title

IX education initiative. She was active in numerous education and civic organizations. She was a member of St. John’s Catholic Church in Lawrence. Mrs. Maxwell was predeceased by her husband, Jack, in 1980, and her son, Jack C. Maxwell, Jr. in 2004. Survivors include one son, Scott Richard Maxwell, Garden City; two daughters, Karen Maxwell Kessler, Cedar Rapids, Iowa, and her husband Alan; Kristin Maxwell Gunn, Salina, and her husband John; daughters-inlaw Lisa Maxwell, Garden City, and Darel Maxwell, Ulysses; eight grandchildren: Elizabeth Kessler and husband Geoff Paine; Laura Seaton; Brian Kessler; Eleanor Witt and husband Kevin; Jack Maxwell III; Mary Maxwell; Eric Maxwell; Carson Maxwell; and three great grandchildren, Charlotte Paine, Gregory Witt, and Natalie Witt. A private family memorial service will be held, the Reverend Doug McHenry, First Covenant Church, officiating. Cremation has been chosen. The family suggests memorials to the Women’s Athletic Program, care of Lawrence High School, Lawrence, Kansas, or to Salina Presbyterian Manor.

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LARNED — Services for Norma Elizabeth Roper, 92, Topeka, will be at 2 p.m. Friday at Morell Funeral Home Chapel in Larned, with the Rev. Irving Simon officiating. Burial will be in Larned Cemetery. Mrs. Roper died Monday, Feb. 21, 2010, Roper at Aldersgate Village in Topeka. She was born Oct. 4, 1918, in Monument, the daughter of Ernest and Jessie Travis Cook. She attended public school in Oakley. Mrs. Roper graduated from Kansas State College in 1940 with a bachelor’s degree in music education and attended graduate school in music education at Kansas University. She taught private piano lessons throughout her adult life. With her husband, she operated the Roper Music Store in Larned from 1965–1983. Mrs. Roper served on the Larned Library Board for several years. She was a member of the First United




Methodist Church in Larned and had been church organist in both Neodesha and Larned. Mrs. Roper enjoyed weaving and was an avid walker. She lived at Aldersgate Village the last seven years of her life. She married Bueford Roper on Aug. 25, 1940, in Oakley. He died in 2005. She was also preceded in death by a sister, Merle Rammelsberg, and a brother, Merwin Cook. Survivors include a sister, Helen Cowles, Sharon Springs; a twin brother, Norman Cook and wife Gloria, Mesa, Ariz; two sons, Arthur Roper and wife Carol, Vancouver, Wash., and John Roper and wife Valerie, Lawrence; five grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren. The family suggests memorials to Mulvane Square/Sandy Connor (in honor of the Mulvane staff at Aldersgate) or to the Alzheimers Association, sent in care of the funeral home, P.O. Box 124, Larned, KS 67550-0124. Condolences may be left at morellfuneralhomellc .com.

whose members have not yet been identified — likely will convene sometime in the next few weeks to start formal discussions about creating an appropriate venue for such important documents: two sheets of paper with the original, typewritten rules for the game Naismith invented back in 1891. B ooth, a g raduate of Lawrence High school and Kansas University, bought the rules at auction last month for $4.33 million, with the expressed intention of having the rules permanently displayed at KU. At the time, he indicated they would need “an appropriate venue,” possibly a new museum. “I think it’s a little bigger than the Booth Family Hall of Athletics,” he said at the time, referring to the center connected to Allen Fieldhouse that already displays KU trophies, basketballs, part of the Hoch Auditorium basketball court and other memorabilia — which, by the way, cost less to build than the rules were to buy. “This is serious stuff.” Booth, who is chairman and co-CEO of Dimensional Fund Advisors, intends to play an active role in the working group. “He’ll be involved intimateUTH ANGFORD ly,” one of his assistants said COLUMBUS, GA. — Services traveling and working cross- Wednesday. Dale Seuferling, president for Ruth Langford, 89, word puzzles. of the KU Endowment AssoColumbus, Ga., will be at 11 She married James ciation, said that the group a.m. Monday at VanceEarnest Langford Sr. in 1941 would be focused on coming Brooks Funeral Home in Columbus. He preceded up with a “permanent soluChapel with her in death in 1953. tion” for securely storing, disthe Rev. She was also preceded in playing and featuring the basBilly Dundeath by her parents. ketball rules in an appropriate can officiatSurvivors include a venue. ing. daughter, Dianne Langford, “The hope certainly would Mrs. Columbus; a son, Buddy be that it incorporate the Langford Langford and wife Irene, died Sunday, Lawrence, Kan.; a sister, Fay Booth Family Hall of Athletics,” Seuferling said. “Every Feb. 20, 2011, Faircloth and husband Eurat Columbus ple, Columbus; a brother, the home basketball game, that’s Langford Hospice Rev. Steven J. Walding Jr. and 16,300 visitors. It’s a destination for visitors to campus, House. wife Era Mae, Dade City, whether it’s the middle of She was born Sept. 1, 1921, Fla.; four grandchildren, June or the middle of Decemin Midland City, Ala., the James III, Jonathan, Jacinta ber. It’s got public access. daughter of Steven and Alma Hoyt and Justin; and two Marshall Walding. great-grandchildren, Jackson There’s a parking garage.” But the hall, as it stands Mrs. Langford came to and Jordan. now, wouldn’t be big enough Columbus at the age of 18 to The family will receive work for Columbus Manufriends Sunday at the funeral to handle not only the rules, but all the visitors expected to facturing Company and home. come with them, Seuferling retired 40 years later. She The family suggests said. That’s why there will be was a lifetime member of memorials to Columbus talk of providing new space Second Baptist Church. Mrs. Hospice House, 7020 Moon for gatherings, such as awards Langford enjoyed reading, Road, Columbus, GA 31909. presentations, speaking engagements and others. Such new space could even ENDERSON SERVICES include a kitchen, he said, to Memorial services for The family suggests accommodate catering for Judith Mae Satterfield memorials to the Douglas special events — something Henderson, 70, Lawrence, County Visiting Nurses, similar to the Dole Institute will be at 10 a.m. Saturday at Rehabilitation and Hospice on West Campus. Lawrence Unitarian Care or the Kansas “Same concept,” he said. Fellowship. University Endowment “Very similar.” She died Friday, Feb. 4, Association—Study Abroad Again, the goal is to create 2011, at Lawrence Memorial Program. an appropriate venue, and Hospital of cancer. Seuferling said that discussions had not yet started about size — “Is it 1 ,000 square feet, 10,000 square feet?” — or specific location The Journal-World publishes obituaries of residents or or style or anything else. former longtime residents of the newspaper’s circulation Or, again, how much. area, as well as obituaries for others who have survivors “We wouldn’t be able to ask within the circulation area. Information should be supplied anybody for funding until we by a mortuary. We welcome photos to run with obituaries. know what it is we’re trying More information about what the newspaper accepts and to accomplish,” Seuferling other guidelines, including costs for obituaries, can be said. obtained through your mortuary, by calling (785) 832— Schools reporter Mark Fagan can be 7154, or online at





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Jefferson’s to reopen with new owner Jefferson’s Restaurant is expected to reopen soon under new ownership, said Jeff Webb, owner of the franchise. Earlier this month, the downtown establishment was shut down by the Kansas Department of Revenue because owner Jason Franklin failed to pay close to $47,000 in taxes. Last week, the department of revenue

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Gadhafi hold loosens as revolt spreads The scope of Moammar Gadhafi’s control was whittled away Wednesday as major Libyan cities and towns closer to the capital fell to the rebellion against his rule. In the east, now all but broken away, the opposition vowed to “liberate” Tripoli, where the Libyan leader is holed up with a force of militiamen roaming the streets and tanks guarding the outskirts. In a further sign of Gadhafi’s faltering hold, two air force pilots — one from the leader’s own tribe — parachuted out of their warplane and let it crash into the eastern Libyan desert rather than follow orders to bomb an opposition-held city. International momentum was building for action to punish Gadhafi’s regime for the bloody crackdown it has unleashed against the uprising that began Feb. 15. President Barack Obama said the suffering and bloodshed in Libya “is outrageous and it is unacceptable,” and he directed his administration to prepare a full range of options, including possible sanctions that could freeze the assets and ban travel to the U.S. by Libyan officials. 2 | WASHINGTON, D.C.

Higher oil prices would hamper economy Just as the U.S. and global economies are finally strengthening, they face a new danger: rocketing oil prices, which topped $100 a barrel Wednesday. The U.S. economy can likely absorb $100 oil and keep expanding, even though gasoline prices would rise further and growth would slow. But it would hurt. Gasoline for U.S. motorists already costs more than at any point since 2008, despite ample supplies. The national average for a gallon of unleaded was $3.19 on Wednesday — 53 cents more than a year ago. Analysts expect the average to range between $3.25 and $3.75 this spring.

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JESSE MILAN, THE FIRST BLACK TEACHER IN LAWRENCE, talks to a fifth-grade social studies class Wednesday at Prairie Park School, 2711 Kensington Road. Milan talked about his experiences during the days of segregation in Lawrence and how he worked for change.

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Defense of anti-gay-marriage law dropped

President Barack Obama ordered his administration on Wednesday to stop defending the constitutionality of a federal law that bans recognition of gay marriage, a policy reversal that could have major implications for the rights and benefits of gay couples and reignite an emotional debate for the 2012 presidential campaign. Obama still is “grappling” with his personal views on whether gays should be allowed to marry but has long opposed the federal law as unnecessary and unfair, said spokesman Jay Carney. First word of the change came not from the White House but from the Justice Department. Attorney General Eric Holder announced that Obama had concluded the 15-year-old Defense of Marriage Act, or DOMA, was legally indefensible. The decision was immediately welcomed by gay rights organizations and vilified by those on the other side.

Jesse Milan can remember the f irst time he came to Lawrence to participate in the Kansas Relays. The year was 1943, and he was a high school track athlete. When he and his black teammates walked up to the student union, white people threw pennies at them as an insult. The city claimed to be progressive and open-minded, but Milan disagreed. “Lawrence, Kansas, was not a free city,” he said. Milan, who was the first black teacher to be hired in the Lawrence school district, visited Prairie Park School Wednesday morning to speak with Cathy White’s fifth-grade classes. Milan, 82, told the kids of his experiences in Lawrence as part of Black History Month. “You probably read in a book that Kansas was a free state. Have you heard that?” Milan asked the students. “Biggest lie ever told.” Milan came to Lawrence to teach in 1954, soon after Brown v. Board of Education declared


Governor signs civil unions into law Hawaii Gov. Neil Abercrombie signed same-sex civil unions into law Wednesday, calling it “a triumph for everyone” that gay and lesbian couples will have the same state rights as married partners. Civil unions in the Rainbow State would start Jan. 1, 2012, making Hawaii the seventh state to permit civil unions or similar legal recognitions for gay couples. Five other states and the District of Columbia allow same-sex marriage. “This bill represents equal rights for everyone in Hawaii, everyone who comes here. This is to me the essence of the aloha spirit,” Abercrombie said at a signing ceremony. “With its signing, I want to say ‘welcome’ to the world, come to paradise.” A crowd of exuberant supporters yelled, cheered and applauded as the Democrat inscribed his signature on the legislation, making it the first law he’s enacted since he was elected in November. The bill passed the state Legislature last week. 4 | BAGHDAD

By the time Kansan Dwight D. Eisenhower was elected in 1952, he had accomplished so much in his career the presidency could almost be considered an epilogue, presidential historian Richard Norton Smith told a packed house Wednesday night at the Dole Institute of Politics. “He was a reluctant president, and he turns out to have been in fact an extraordinary skillful politician,” said Smith, who made the case for Eisenhower’s

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segregation unconstitutional. Minutes after he signed his contract, he received a phone call from an angry parent who didn’t want a black man teaching his children. That didn’t stop him, though. Milan worked throughout the district as a physical education consultant, and many black residents came to him for advice about how to deal with racial issues they encountered. He encountered them himself. “The shows were segregated. The restrooms were segregated. Employment was segregated. And here you had one black teacher in town,” he said. “I had a great time.” In 1967 when the issue came up for a city pool where blacks and whites could swim together, Milan helped organize kids to knock on doors to get the bond issue to pass. He also

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At a time when other parts of the Arab world are in turmoil, Iraq is feeling stable enough to begin removing some of the tall concrete blast walls that went up as protection against bombings and insurgents during the height of the war. Iraqis have seen it before. In 2009 Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki started taking down walls, only to restore them when a series of government buildings were bombed. But in the past couple of weeks they’ve been coming down again, starting in Baghdad, and if this time it’s for good, traffic jams will ease, trade will pick up and Baghdadis will be rid of an ugly symbol of everything Iraq has gone through since the 2003 U.S.-led invasion.


— Jesse Milan, the first black teacher hired by the Lawrence school district, discussing his early experiences in Lawrence helped organize a group at the skating rink, and from then on black and white children could skate together. “I was ensuring all kids had an equal chance,” he said. He made such a difference that the district even celebrated Jesse Milan Day in 1997. Now Milan volunteers in the Kansas City, Kan., schools and is active in many organizations, including the NAACP. Isabelle Ginavan, 11, was surprised to hear about Milan’s experiences in Lawrence, something she didn’t realize had happened in her town. Race isn’t a concern among her classmates, Ginavan said. “I don’t think that a lot of people care about that anymore,” she said. — Reporter Brenna Hawley can be reached at 832-7217.

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You probably read in a book that Kansas was a free state. Have you heard that? Biggest lie ever told.”

TOPEKA (AP) — A state agency that works to encourage bioscience investments in Kansas is being criticized for its spending on salaries and bonuses, after records showed more than half of the agency’s employees make more than $100,000 a year. Members of the Senate Commerce Committee on Tuesday blasted the Kansas Bioscience Authority, calling the compensation for the agency’s executives and staff “shocking” and “exorbitant.” The committee asked that the agency be audited and LEGISLATURE also sent a bill to the full Senate that would require the secretaries of commerce and revenue to serve as the chair and treasurer of the authority’s board. The $265,000 salary and $100,000 bonus paid to CEO Tom Thornton drew particular attention from committee members. Twelve of the agency’s 21 employees have salaries of more than $100,000, and a total of $106,000 was paid in bonuses to 12 employees other than Thornton, The Wichita Eagle reported. “They’re very exorbitant for Kansas salaries,” said committee Chairwoman Susan Wagle, RWichita, adding that Thornton’s compensation is “four times the governor’s salary.” The authority works to encourage biotechnology businesses to locate labs and other facilities in Kansas by promoting the state’s business climate and providing direct capital investment to emerging companies. Sen. Jean Schodorf, R-Wichita,


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Good eye. Annie Tedesco is a Lawrence High grad who also studied at Kansas University. She’s appeared in two episodes as Diana Kremp on “Harry’s Law,” a new show on NBC starring Oscar winner Kathy Bates. In addition to “Harry’s Law,” Tedesco has appeared on “Dexter,” “How I Met Your Mother” and “Criminal Minds.”


TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback indicated Wednesday he wasn’t supportive of a bill the House has passed that would repeal in-state tuition for some undocumented students. Brownback, a Republican, said he was watching the legislative process on House Bill 2006 and wanted to have discussions about the issue with interested parties. But, he added, “What I’m advocating for is things I put in the Road Map.” During his campaign, Brownback proposed a “Road Map for Kansas” that focused on the economy and education. The House on Tuesday

approved the repeal on a 7250 vote with only Republican support. The bill now goes to the Senate for consideration. Under current law, students are considered Kansas residents eligible for in-state tuition if they graduated from a Kansas high school or received a GED, have lived in the state for three years and pledge to become citizens. Kansas Board of Regents said 413 students enrolled under the law last fall at state universities, community colleges and technical colleges. The difference between instate and out-of-state tuition is significant. A first-time freshman who entered KU last fall paid $3,938 per semester for tuition if they were considered Kansas residents.

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A nonresident paid $10,340. Supporters of the current law say it provides an opportunity for students who aren’t citizens but whose parents brought them as children to Kansas. But the law’s opponents say it provides an incentive for illegal immigrants. Brownback’s comments on the bill came after he spoke to about 80 people during Hispanic Day on the Hill. During his speech, Brownback said the state faces many tough issues. A former U.S. Senator, Brownback said Washington politics focused on fighting, while in Kansas, “it’s about identifying a problem and solving it.”

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Food Policy Council presents update Doran Chaput, teacher, Lawrence “I don’t see a reason why it should.”


Douglas County Food Policy Council met with the County Commission Wednesday to highlight its goals for the upcoming year. The Food Policy Council has made great strides since its creation about a year ago, council member Tom Buller said. It has made community presentations and invited local stakeholders to join the organization’s meetings. It has also created outreach efforts to support other com-

munity food efforts, such as Liberty Hall’s Our Local Food festival, the formation of Free State High School’s community garden and ECKAN’s hunger free community grant project. The council’s future goals include providing continued support for local producers of sustainable food, increasing public outreach, providing access to and greater distribution of local food, as well as identification, preservation and sustainable development of local resources. The council is also collaborating with Kansas State University to develop a report that will identify what residents of Douglas County currently consume, what they produce and the economic implications of refocusing the food system on local products.

Free vision screenings offered for 3-year-olds More than a dozen Lawrence optometrists are providing free vision assessments for 3-year-olds this week as part of Kansas See To Learn Week. Julie Toon, president of the Eye Care Council, said optometrists want to help parents know whether a toddler might have undetected eye conditions. The free assessments are provided regardless of income or insurance coverage. Most — if not all — of the Lawrence

doctors provide these free exams throughout the year, but it is promoted this week. Local participating eye doctors are: Curtis Anderson, Brent Crandon, Elizabeth Crandon, Sharon Green, John Harvat, Brian Horsch, Dennis Hoss, Jacob Letourneau, Bridgette Ostmeyer, Kenneth Trummel, Kevin Trummel and Angela Truelove.


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• Douglas County prosecutors on Wednesday filed an aggravated assault charge against a 33-year-old Topeka man who is accused of striking a 47-year-old Lawrence man with a vehicle Tuesday morning in the 700 block of West Sixth Street. A judge set bond for Jason D. Eagles at $25,000 cash or surety on Wednesday. Sgt. Matt Sarna, a Lawrence police spokesman, said the two men were in an alleged verbal altercation around 10 a.m. Tuesday when Eagles attempted to drive off in his vehicle. The Lawrence man said Eagles grabbed his arm through the door window before driving away, but the man pulled his arm away. The Lawrence man also alleged Eagles tried to back into him with the vehicle. Officers later arrested Eagles in the 500 block of Louisiana Street. • A 23-year-old Kansas University student reported to Lawrence police Tuesday morning that someone had stolen $1,688 worth of items, including his Calloway golf irons and wedges in an auto burglary. The burglary occurred sometime between 2 a.m. and 9:30 a.m. Sunday in the 1200 block of Tennessee Street. • A 32-year-old Lawrence man accused of approaching children in September and making sexual comments to them on


Ken LeCounte, retired, Lawrence “Not really. I just think the area it’s at serves it better.”

An article Saturday inaccuLAWRENCE an argument rately portrayed made before the Kansas Supreme Court by Bruce Keplinger, an attorney representing Dr. Carolyn Johnson, who removed a Eudora woman’s left ovary by mistake. Keplinger’s argument was that only the people of Kansas can amend the Kansas Constitution, but that the Kansas Legislature could put a cap on noneconomic damages without violating the Kansas Bill of Rights.

the Schwegler School playground wants to avoid a trial, his attorney said. “I believe we’re working toward a plan here to get this case resolved without a trial,” said J.C. Gilroy, attorney for Antonio Nelson, who’s charged with one count of aggravated indecent solicitation of a child. Police said he did not touch any children and left the area. Officers arrested him days later. Prosecutor Amy McGowan, a chief assistant district attorney, called it an unusual case and said Nelson would not qualify for care at a place such as Cottonwood Inc. But she said the two sides were exploring the possibility he could have limited work release from jail to go with his caseworker to look for placement in a program. “Our goal is the same. It’s to try to find an appropriate place for him to live where the children in the community will be safe,” McGowan said. The Journal-World does not print accounts of all police reports filed. The newspaper generally reports: • Burglaries, only with a loss of $1,000 or more, unless there are unusual circumstances. To protect victims, we generally don’t identify them by name. • The names and circumstances of people arrested, only after they are charged. • Assaults and batteries, only if major injuries are reported. • Holdups and robberies.


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On prank call, Wis. governor discusses strategy Dems not deterred by recall threat MILWAUKEE â&#x20AC;&#x201D; Wisconsin state Sen. Chris Larson packed just his toothbrush and one extra shirt when he and 13 fellow Democrats fled the state last week to avoid nearcertain passage of the Republican governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s plan to strip public workers of their collective bargaining rights. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That tells you, I didnâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t think it would take this long,â&#x20AC;? Larson said by telephone from somewhere in Illinois, which he declined to disclose. Nearly a week later the stalemate persists at the Capitol in Madison, and the pro-union protests that began there have spread to other states â&#x20AC;&#x201D; including Indiana, where labor legislation and other GOP proposals sparked a similar Democratic walkout. The 14 wayward Wisconsin lawmakers have given no hint about when they might return, even amid recall threats, a Senate rule change that forces them to appear in person if they want to receive their paychecks and the GOPcontrolled Legislature returning to work on other business without them. The Senate canâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;t take up any measures because it needs at least one of the 14 Democrats for a quorum.

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MADISON, WIS. â&#x20AC;&#x201D; On a prank call that quickly spread across the Internet, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker was duped into discussing his strategy to cripple public employee unions, promising never to give in and joking that he would use a baseball bat in his office to go after political opponents. Walker believed the caller was a conservative billionaire named David Koch, but it was actually the editor of a liberal online newspaper. The two talked for at least 20 minutes â&#x20AC;&#x201D; a conversation in which the governor described several potential ways to pressure Democrats to return to the Statehouse and revealed that his supporters had considered secretly planting people in pro-union protest crowds to stir up trouble. The call, which surfaced Wednesday, also showed Walkerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s cozy relationship with two billionaire brothers who have poured millions of dollars into conservative political causes, including Walkerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s campaign last year. Walker compared his stand to that taken by President Ronald Reagan when he fired the nationâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s air-traffic controllers during a labor dispute in 1981. â&#x20AC;&#x153;That was the first crack in the Berlin Wall and led to the fall of the Soviets,â&#x20AC;? Walker said on the recording. The audio was posted by the Buffalo Beast, a left-leaning website based in Buffalo,

N.Y., and quickly went viral. Ian Murphy told The Associated Press he carried out the prank to show how candidly Walker would speak with Koch even though, according to Democrats, he refuses to return their calls. Murphy said he arranged the call Tuesday after speaking with two Walker aides, including the governorâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief of staff. He placed the call using Skype and recorded it. Walker spokesman Cullen Werwie confirmed that it was Walkerâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s voice on the call. At a news conference, Walker acknowledged being deceived but stuck to his message that the union changes were needed to balance Wisconsinâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s budget. â&#x20AC;&#x153;Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;m not going to let one prank phone call be a distraction from the job we have to do,â&#x20AC;? Walker said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;The things I said are the things Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve said publicly all the time.â&#x20AC;? On the call, the governor said he was ratcheting up the pressure on Senate Democrats to return to the Capitol a week after they fled to block the legislation. He said he supported a move to require them to come to the Capitol to pick up their paychecks rather than have the money deposited directly. He also floated an idea to lure Democratic senators back to the Capitol for negotiations and then have the Senate quickly pass the bill while they are in talks. Walker said aides were reviewing whether the GOP could hold a vote if Democrats were not physically in the Sen-

Bill prohibits union election deductions By Scott Rothschild

TOPEKA â&#x20AC;&#x201D; A bill prohibiting unions from making paycheck deductions for political activities won preliminary approval Wednesday in the Kansas House. The measure, which also bans public employee unions from endorsing candidates, was advanced 80-36, with final passage expected today. Only Republicans supported the legislation. Organized labor and its sup-


said although the authority works in the private sector and has to be run something like a business, â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a government agency, government money, taxpayer money. To be handing out bonuses like this ... itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s just shocking to me.â&#x20AC;? The authorityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s chief financial officer, Janice Katterhenry, told the Senate committee that executive compensation is set by the authorityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s board, with guidance from Buck Consultants, a Xerox Corp. subsidiary that specializes in human resources. Katterhenry was paid $175,000 and a $24,000 bonus in 2010, giving her the second-highest compensation at the agency. Some senators urged their colleagues to be careful not to be so critical that it hurts the authorityâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s efforts to bring high-paying jobs to Kansas. Sen. Jeff Longbine, REmporia, said undue controversy could discourage private-sector investors. â&#x20AC;&#x153;If they thought they were

porters in the Legislature said House Bill 2130 was an attack on the ability of workers to organize and participate as a group in the political process. â&#x20AC;&#x153;This is a nice attempt to stick it to unions,â&#x20AC;? said Rep. Mike Slattery, D-Mission. Supporters of the bill say it is aimed at helping union workers who disagreed with their unionâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s political activities. But union supporters said union members can always opt out of not belonging to the union or not wanting their dues used for political

going to be questioned every step of the way and they were going to be exposed and were given a feeling of (being) unwanted, they have the ability and will take advantage of the ability to locate somewhere else,â&#x20AC;? Longbine said. But several senators also questioned the agencyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spending on entertainment and promotion, including $21,197 for its annual report, $20,750 for advertising to a trade magazine and $6,270 for a legislative reception. Sen. Chris Steineger, RKansas City, said the agencyâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s spending is â&#x20AC;&#x153;the worst thing Iâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;ve seen in 15 years of public office.â&#x20AC;? â&#x20AC;&#x153;Weâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;re paying them â&#x20AC;Ś to manage and invest our money wisely,â&#x20AC;? he said. â&#x20AC;&#x153;I think itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s obvious to everybody here that this money is

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not being spent wisely, itâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s being spent to aggrandize and to have one hell of a lifestyle on the public dollar.â&#x20AC;? The committeeâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s criticism comes amid questions from the Wichita State University Center of Innovation for Biomaterials in Orthopaedic Research, or CIBOR. Scientists there say they are not receiving a five-year, $20 million grant the authority promised to fund research on using aerospace composite materials to develop new medical devices. Thornton, who was unable to attend Tuesdayâ&#x20AC;&#x2122;s hearing, has denied that the authority committed to any funding for CIBOR beyond an initial $4 million investment. But some lawmakers contend the authority made presentations to them indicating it would help fund the CIBOR project.

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Break the cycle Students, faculty and staff all need to send the message that hazing won’t be tolerated at Kansas University.


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n some college campuses, hazing is one ritual that just won’t die. Sadly, Kansas University currently is one of those

places. Last fall, a KU freshman hit his head after he dived into a makeshift pool at a Phi Gamma Delta fraternity party. That young man now is paralyzed. Two months later, some members of the group that actually governs KU’s 21 fraternities took turns paddling one another after they’d inducted new officers. Both Phi Gamma Delta and the Interfraternity Council now are serving two-year probation terms for participating in hazing. Those probations came with orders. Among them was a requirement that IFC hire a consultant to review the hazing problem in the greek community and recommend initiatives. Some council members also must attend an intensive anti-hazing seminar. The Fijis are required to have an alcohol-free house this school year and they can’t participate in KU events such as intramural sports and Rock Chalk Revue. In addition, there are community service requirements, as well as education programs. But a nagging question remains: Will fulfilling those requirements be enough to end this potentially dangerous and degrading nonsense? Unfortunately, the actions of the Fijis and council members are not isolated incidents at KU. It stands to reason that underage drinking and excessive alcohol consumption both play a role in this behavior, but there’s more at work here. There’s a culture of acceptance, at least tacit acceptance, of hazing. For that, every KU student, staff and faculty member must shoulder some responsibility. Where’s the outrage? Who’s standing up and demanding an end to hazing at KU? Or has KU fallen victim to this complacent attitude: Students will be students, and KU’s no different from any other school. Why in the world wouldn’t KU want to be different — very different — from other schools that have hazing problems? To say the university isn’t alone is little comfort. Instead, Kansas University must take the lead among colleges in solving this frustrating problem. It’s hoped that the university’s new student conduct officer, who started work in January, is the person to ensure the cycle of hazing is broken. Really broken. Nick Kehrwald promises a more proactive approach at KU. In addition, a new anti-hazing task force has been meeting to discuss the issue. There’s much important work to be done, for the good of the university and all of its students.

Suggested things to say when a woman is sexually assaulted: Is there anything I can do? I am so sorry this happened. I am with you. You would think suggestions would be unnecessary. You would think the essential fact of being human and knowing another human being has been hurt in one of the worst ways possible would make the words automatic. But the recent attack on Lara Logan of CBS News — beaten and assaulted while reporting on the uprising in Egypt — suggests that is not always the case. “Lara Logan is lucky she’s alive,” wrote something named Jim Hoff, blogging on something called Gateway Pundit. “Her liberal belief system almost got her killed on Friday. ... Why did this attractive blonde female reporter wander into Tahrir Square last Friday? Why did she think this was a good idea? ... Was it her political correctness that about got her killed?” Something named Debbie Schlussel, blogging on an eponymous website, used the attack as a launching pad for a screed against the “animals” Schlussel blamed — meaning not the attackers themselves, but Islam writ large. “So sad, too bad, Lara. No one told her to go there. She knew the risks. And she should have known what Islam is all about.” On the other side of the bipolar American political divide, something named Nir Rosen — a journalist and a fellow at New York University — mocked Logan in a series of tweets as a “warmonger,” presumably for her coverage of the Iraq and/or Afghanistan wars, and said he was “rolling my eyes” at the attention she’d be getting.

Leonard Pitts Jr.

Rape is nearly as common as the common cold. And can you imagine looking into the eyes of that one woman in six and saying something as asinine, as unfeeling, as heart dead and soul cold as, “So sad, too bad”?” Let us pass lightly on the specific “thoughts” — a term used advisedly here — raised by these individuals, except to note that, contrary to what Hoff and Schlussel imply, Logan did not wander aimlessly into that square. The woman is a reporter and she was doing what reporters do: going places, sometimes dicey, difficult or dangerous places, in order to originate the information that allows the rest of us to opine from the comfort of our chairs. The suggestion that in doing her job, Logan somehow “deserved” what happened to her is appalling. As is Hoff’s political spin, Rosen’s mockery and Schlussel’s frothing bigotry. But what is also appalling — arguably, more appalling — is the reflexive objectif ication of a

woman who has been violently violated. To read these comments and the many more like them circulating the web, it is easy to forget that we are talking about a real attack upon a real woman who must now grapple with real consequences. It’s as if some feel Logan’s tragedy exists only as a vehicle for them to score political points. One in every six American women has been the victim of an attempted or completed rape. The number — it comes from the Rape Abuse & Incest National Network — bears repeating: one in six. Rape is nearly as common as the common cold. And can you imagine looking into the eyes of that one woman in six and saying something as asinine, as unfeeling, as heart dead and soul cold as, “So sad, too bad”? Yet this sort of thing, this treating of other people’s traumas as if they were abstractions unworthy of reverence, is common now in the public forum. As in the vitriol that attended the deaths of Tony Snow, Robert Novak and Sen. Edward Kennedy. The great irony of the Internet era, the era that brought the world together, is that in some ways, we live at a greater remove from one another, from simple decency, and from our own humanity, than ever before. Lara Logan was sexually assaulted. She is a real person — she exists somewhere at this very moment — and she is deserving of our compassion, our empathy and our prayers. There was a time that would have been unnecessary to say. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. each Wednesday on



From the Lawrence Daily JournalWorld for Feb. 24, 1911: "While the Journal was being burned out the other day the linotype operator YEARS carried out the magazines and matrices AGO and in his excitement turned over one set IN 1911 of the matrices to someone, whom he is now unable to remember. They are doubtless safe, but the party having them will have to notify the office. There are probably other things that were carried to safety by willing helpers and if so it would be well to call up the office so they could be gathered in." — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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To the editor: I love Marcus and Markieff Morris. I love the intensity that they play basketball with. I have had several opportunities to interact with them both and have found them to be outstanding young men — very kind, caring and sensitive. They are, to me, the epitome of great basketball. Keep it up! Rock Chalk! Amy Hassig Vestal, Lawrence

Coverage cost To the editor: There are two sides to President Obama’s health care “reform.” Many say that it is beneficial to our country, yet there are countless facts that say otherwise. I believe the main cause of our nation’s health care problem is the government’s interference. Think about it this way: Obama’s health care project will require you to spend 12 percent of your income to buy your health care coverage. This goes without any federal subsidy. Although this percent varies depending on your income, you are still losing a significant amount of money each year. Brett Williams, Lawrence

Education cuts To the editor: “Let’s cut funding for education” is the new mantra in the state of Kansas, if not the United States. After all, why should we educate our youth and prepare them for the technical future that awaits them when we can just hire a graduate from another country where they take education seriously and provide the funding required. Why have music and art in the public schools when we can get all we want to see and hear from European or Asian artists on TV. Why learn a second language when business leaders and students from other countries can already speak two or three languages, including English. After all, if we properly fund education, we may have to roll back some of the tax breaks we have given to corporations and the upper income levels within the state of Kansas and the good old U.S. of A. Now we can’t have that, can we? Bruce W. Johanning, Lawrence


What is the price of not going to college? By Patricia N. Long President, Baker University

A quality education inspires a passion for learning that forms the bedrock of a prosperous and healthy society. Every student deserves an opportunity to build a better future. As president of Kansas’ first university, I am most concerned that reducing federal financial aid for low-income students will limit those dreams. If we do not safeguard the resources used to help individuals with the most need, the impact will deeply affect our nation’s intellectual and social capital. While I sympathize with the difficult task Congress faces of balancing the budget to bring down the deficit, I also believe it is imperative that we weigh the impact of cuts limiting access for students who wish to further their education. The ongoing debate about the relative value of higher education continues. Is the investment worth it? Are hard skills more important than a well-rounded education? Will a college degree prepare graduates for 21st century jobs? These questions are understandable given the challenges of our economic recovery. However, the most pressing debate before us should be whether we can afford not to give every student a chance to fulfill the American vision. A recent study by the College-

Board Advisory and Policy Center confirms the benefits of a higher education: ● Individuals with higher levels of education earn more and are more likely to be employed. Their median after-tax earnings were 16 percent higher. ● Federal, state and local governments enjoy increased tax revenues from college graduates and spend less on income support programs for them. ● College education leads to healthier lifestyles, reducing health care Long costs for individuals and for society. ● Adults with higher levels of education are more active citizens. ● College-educated parents engage in more educational activities with their children, who are better prepared for school than other children. By 2018, the Georgetown University Center on Education and the work force forecasts we will need 22 million new people with college degrees and at least 4.7 million new workers with postsecondary certificates. From 1973 to 2008, the United States saw a 30 percent increase in jobs requiring a postsecondary education.

Over the past few years, public and private institutions have worked to keep tuition increases to a minimum, reduced spending and adopted innovative business strategies in order to protect their primary academic mission. Colleges and universities serve as the economic, cultural and social drivers for their regions while local economies rely on a robust and diverse student population to enrich the financial health of their communities. Fewer overall students will have far-reaching effects not only to our colleges and universities but also on our cities and towns. What is at stake for our nation? Pell, SEOG and LEAP are more than just financial aid acronyms for low-income students. They form a crucial network of grants and low-interest loans funded from federal, state and postsecondary institutions and put a college degree within reach for some of our most deserving and promising future leaders. Proposals in Congress would reduce the Pell grant by 15 percent and eliminate SEOG, LEAP and additional programs like the Federal Perkins Loan Program, which provide supplementary government-backed loans as a reasonable alternative. The loss of any avenue of support could well mean the end of many college careers. The high rate of unemployment today has

many families struggling to close the gap on financing an education. The Federal Advisory Committee on Student Assistance released findings that point to the decline in financial aid as a leading cause for reduced enrollments and waning graduation rates for lowincome students. At Baker alone, this change could impact the ability of one out of every four students to complete a degree. With record shortages anticipated in the nursing and teaching fields, it is crucial that we provide the necessary means for student success. The strength of our nation will be determined by an educated workforce ready to harness the power of innovation and compete in the global economy. The value of a lifelong passion for learning cannot be measured. At Baker University, we say education is personal. It certainly has been for me and for many of the students I have had the opportunity to know. Although my parents did not attend college, they understood the importance of an education and its ability to change the lives of generations to come. They made sure my sisters and I had those opportunities. By writing about this issue today, I am asking all of us to consider the greater cost to society if many of our citizens lose the opportunity to increase their knowledge and contribute to our world.



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Rain changing to snow

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Intervals of clouds and sunshine

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Mostly cloudy and breezy

High 38° Low 22° POP: 75%

High 38° Low 26° POP: 25%

High 49° Low 34° POP: 25%

High 55° Low 28° POP: 35%

High 46° Low 27° POP: 5%

Wind NE 10-20 mph

Wind ESE 6-12 mph

Wind SE 7-14 mph

Wind SSW 15-25 mph

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Kearney 30/18

McCook 33/19 Oberlin 34/18 Goodland 34/16

Beatrice 32/17

Oakley 33/17

Russell Salina 34/18 36/18

Manhattan 36/20 Topeka 38/23 Emporia 36/24

Great Bend 34/19 Dodge City 34/20

Garden City 34/20 Liberal 35/19

Chillicothe 38/22 Marshall 44/24

Kansas City 36/25 Lawrence Kansas City 38/22 38/22

Sedalia 44/25

Nevada 46/27

Chanute 42/25

Hutchinson 38/19 Wichita Pratt 38/24 35/22

Centerville 37/20

St. Joseph 38/19

Sabetha 34/18

Concordia 34/17 Hays 34/18

Clarinda 32/19

Lincoln 30/16

Grand Island 30/16

Springfield 54/31

Coffeyville Joplin 43/28 50/31

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LAWRENCE ALMANAC Through 8 p.m. Wednesday.

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

65°/34° 49°/29° 84° in 1930 -2° in 1913

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Minneapolis 20/2

Chicago 38/22

San Francisco 54/42

Denver 48/23

Washington 50/41

Kansas City 38/22

Los Angeles 58/48

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

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Houston 78/57

Fronts Cold

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Atlanta 66/56

Miami 81/68


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-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Damaging thunderstorms, including tornadoes, will endanger those from eastern Oklahoma to the Tennessee Valley today and tonight. During the day, snow will return to the central Plains. Snow will continue across the Northwest’s Interstate 5 corridor. Today Fri. Today Fri. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Albuquerque 52 29 s 59 32 pc Memphis 69 44 t 54 38 pc Anchorage 25 17 s 36 14 sf Miami 81 68 s 81 65 s Atlanta 66 56 pc 67 41 sh Milwaukee 36 23 pc 29 20 c Austin 76 39 c 74 42 pc Minneapolis 20 2 pc 16 5 c Baltimore 48 39 r 55 29 r Nashville 62 46 r 54 34 pc Birmingham 72 58 c 65 42 pc New Orleans 75 62 c 74 54 pc Boise 38 23 sn 35 13 sf New York 46 39 pc 50 28 r Boston 38 34 pc 40 23 sn Omaha 32 16 sn 30 19 sn Buffalo 40 28 c 32 16 sn Orlando 80 59 pc 83 60 pc Cheyenne 35 16 c 28 13 sn Philadelphia 47 39 r 56 27 r Chicago 38 22 c 33 24 c Phoenix 66 46 s 68 49 pc Cincinnati 50 34 r 39 25 c Pittsburgh 45 35 r 39 19 r Cleveland 38 28 i 31 17 sn Portland, ME 36 28 pc 42 15 sn Dallas 74 40 t 63 49 pc Portland, OR 36 20 sn 35 23 pc Denver 48 23 c 41 21 c Reno 43 28 sf 34 11 sf Des Moines 32 17 sn 33 23 c Richmond 56 45 r 65 32 r Detroit 38 23 i 31 16 sn Sacramento 54 38 r 49 26 sn El Paso 62 37 s 69 41 s St. Louis 50 31 r 42 32 c Fairbanks 34 13 s 33 -9 sn Salt Lake City 44 28 sn 47 25 sn Honolulu 81 66 pc 81 66 s San Diego 58 47 pc 60 50 pc Houston 78 57 c 78 50 pc San Francisco 54 42 r 49 36 sn Indianapolis 46 30 r 39 25 c Seattle 32 18 sn 32 20 pc Kansas City 38 22 r 37 29 c Spokane 24 -1 sf 12 -4 sf Las Vegas 60 44 s 60 43 pc Tucson 64 36 s 74 43 pc Little Rock 70 45 t 56 38 pc Tulsa 52 32 t 51 40 pc Los Angeles 58 48 pc 58 44 r Wash., DC 50 41 r 53 31 r National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Falfurrias, TX 90° Low: Saranac Lake, NY -21°

WEATHER HISTORY Ice on the lower Susquehanna River in Maryland began to break on Feb. 24, 1852. The previous 40 days, an ice bridge had been used for the crossing of loaded freight cars.




‘Opus’ and ‘The Beaux’ Stratagem’ Tonight, two big plays open in Lawrence. The Lawrence Theater Company presents “Opus” at 1501 N.H., a critically hailed drama that follows the founding members of a string quartet as they add a new member just days before performing at the White House on national TV. On the hill, The University of Kansas Theatre presents George Farquhar’s Restoration comedy, “The Beaux’ Stratagem,” at Crafton-Preyer Theater, 1530 Naismith Drive. The play follows two young con artists who go to small towns, woo and then rob young heiresses, and slip out as quickly as they arrived. Tickets to “Opus” range from $13.99 to $19.99 depending on the day. Tickets to “The Beaux’ Stratagem” range from $10 to $17. An opening reception for “Opus” starts at 6:30 p.m. Both plays start at 7:30 p.m.


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. Engineering Expo: A Century Celebration, 9:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., Eaton Hall, 1520 W. 15th St. New Horizons Band, 4:30 p.m., Presbyterian Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive. Public reception for “Art Before Noon,” 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. The Gloves, EXTRAordinary, matinee show, 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Opening reception for “Higher,” recent drawings by Michael Krueger, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Wonder Fair, , 803 1/2 Mass., L.A. Fahy, 7 p.m., Cutters Smokehouse, 218 E. 20th St.,Eudora. Open mic poetry night at The Mirth Café, 7 p.m. to 9 p.m., 745 N.H. Sissy Spaceship, Austerity Measures, Gibber Jabber, 7 p.m. The Salt Mine, 301 Ames St., Baldwin City. Faculty Recital Series: James Higdon, organ, “The Complete Works of Jehan Alain on the 100th Anniversary of the Composer’s Birth Part II,” 7:30 p.m., Bales Recital Hall. “The Beaux’ Stratagem” by


Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 7:30 a.m., meet in the parking lot behind KizerCummings Jewelry at Ninth and Vermont streets. Engineering Expo: A Century Celebration, 9:30 a.m. to 12 p.m., Eaton Hall, 1520 W. 15th St. Friends of the Lawrence Public Library Volunteer Fair, 10 a.m. to noon, Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Kaw Valley Seeds Project second annual fair, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., Douglas County Fairgrounds, Building 21, 2110 Harper St. “Meet Your Legislator” Event with Sen. Tom Holland, 10:30 a.m. to 11:15 a.m., Eudora Township Fire Station, 310 W. 20th St., Eudora. H.G. Wells’ “The Time Machine,” KU Theatre for Young People production, 10:30 a.m., William Inge Memorial Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Children’s Class: Let’s Focus I, 10:30 a.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. Read Across America Event, 10:30 a.m. to noon, Douglas County Bank branch at Sixth Street and Folks Road. KU School of Music Visiting Artists: VAS PEN Trio, 2 p.m., 130 Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. Americana Music Academy Saturday Jam, 3 p.m., Americana Music Academy, 1419 Mass. Ham-N-Beans Supper and Taco Bar, with craft bazaar, 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., Worden United Methodist Church, 298 E. 900 Road Joshua Radin, Cary Brothers and Laura Jansen, doors open at 7 p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. News of public events that you would like to be considered for the calendar can be submitted by e-mail to

by Scott Adams

Antarctica, the pole of cold, is well named, why?

It is the coldest place on Earth. Average annual temperature is -72(F).

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New York 46/39

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George Farquhar, adapted by Thornton Wilder and Ken Ludwig, directed by John Staniunas, 7:30 p.m., Crafton-Preyer Theatre, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive. “Opus,” 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H.. Dead Commuter, Coventry Sacrifice, Pizza Party, Dismantle, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 727 N.H. Robert Earl Keen, 9 p.m., The Granada, 1020 Mass. Retro Dance Party, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau 24, 2412 Iowa Disco Disco with DJ ParLe and the RevolveR, 9 p.m., Fatso’s, 1016 Mass. Tangent Arc CD Release Show with The Caves, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Mouth, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass. Winter formal with Red Kate, Dream Wolf, 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. ECKAN commodity distribution, 9:30 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Eudora City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. ECKAN commodity distri bution, 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Just Food Warehouse, 1200 E. 11th St. Tea@3, 3 p.m., lobby of the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Theology on Tap, topic is “Online Spiritual Communities,” 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Lawrence Technology Association annual meeting, with speaker Hal Jensen, director of SmartStar Programs at Westar Energy, 5:30 p.m. to 8 p.m., Maceli’s, 1031 N.H. KU’s Dancing With the Stars!, 7 p.m., Kansas Ballroom, Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Jazz Quintet, 7 p.m., iBar at Ingredient, 947 Mass. Spanish class, beginner and intermediate level, 7 p.m. to 8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. 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 (iBar), 947 Mass. Big Tent: Stories and Poems in Three Acts, with Kate Lorenz, prose; Kim Condon, playwright; and Eric McHenry, poetry, 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Seventh St. Presidential Lecture Series: Wilson. Historian Richard Norton Smith explains why the progressive icon is the fourth and final member of the 20th century dream team to make up a new Mount Rushmore. 7:30 p.m. at the Dole Institute, 2350 Petefish Drive. “The Spencers: Theatre of Illusion,” a theatrical performance of magic, drama, suspense and illusion by International Magicians of the Year Kevin and Cindy Spencer, 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Wine tasting fundraiser sponsored by KU School of Law, 8 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. DJ Kim Barely Legal, 9 p.m., Jackpot Music Hall, 943 Mass. Sleazebeats, Mary Fortune, Cuntaloupe with MC Billy Belzer, 10 p.m., Replay Lounge, 946 Mass. Casbah DJ Night, with DJ Cyrus D, 10 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass. Sobriquet, Antennas Up, 10 p.m., The Jazzhaus, 926 1/2 Mass.

United Way raises $1.6M so far in 2011 Members of the United Way of Douglas County gathered at Maceli’s Wednesday night for its annual leadership reception and campaign celebration where leaders announced that the organization has raised $1.6 million so far this year. That amount means the United Way of Douglas County will be able to continue to fund groups at the same level it did last year, despite the economy. “It’s been a difficult year for fundrasing, but we have so many people, volunteers and donors who have just stepped up to the plate and done what they could,” Beverly Smith Billings, 2010 campaign chair, said. “I think it really has been a tough year for everyone, the economic recovery has been very slow, but I’m very pleased with the success that we’ve had today because I know everyone worked as hard as they could.” Smith Billings passed on the position of chair to next year’s co-chairs, Beth and Val Stella. “It’s just been such a wonderful experience to see and experience the stepping up of this community, whether it’s through time or whether it’s through donating,” she said. “I’m always impressed with the city of Lawrence.”

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There’s just something about a son or daughter’s high school years that makes parents go wild. They take pictures before prom, chronicle accomplishments in scrapbooks and brag non-stop to their friends. That’s what made the 200809 Free State High boys basketball season so tough for so many parents and, in turn, what makes this year so special for those same people. At first glance, this year’s FSHS squad looks like any other prep hoops team enjoying a pretty good season. During warm-ups the Firebirds look loose, laughing, smiling, pumped about what lies ahead. In games, the team transforms and plays with tenacity, passion and pride. It wasn’t always this way for three of Free State’s four seniors. Far from it. Two years ago, as sophomores, Alec Heline, Evan Manning and Eric Watson battled uphill night after night, charged with the task of helping the Firebirds’ varsity squad win games. It didn’t happen. Victorious in the first game of the season, FSHS finished 1-20 and was forced to endure one of the toughest prep seasons in recent memory. While Heline, Manning and Watson suffered serious blows to their self-esteem with each loss, they weren’t the only ones who buckled in for that bumpy ride. They weren’t the only ones hurting. “It was real rough,” said Scott Watson, father of Eric, who leads the 11-8 Firebirds in scoring. “The growing pains of watching them lose was hard. It was just a matter of him surviving the losses and not letting them get in his head.” Throughout the years, coaches in the toughest of times continually have uttered these same words when talking about how their athletes handle losses: “The good thing about young kids is they’re resilient.” They’re right. Though the losing was tough for those three young men, the pain of that disappointing season hit the parents as hard if not harder. “I gotta tell you, it is nicer being a kid than it is being a parent,” said Alec’s father, Jeff Heline, recalling that 2008-09 season. “He’d be down the night of a game, but then he’d bounce back the next day. In the mind of a 15-16-year-old, they’re really not thinking much past 3 o’clock most of the time. So this year has been great. He’s the happiest I’ve ever seen him.” Added Heline’s mother, Sandi: “I think he talks more about it now than he did then. Basketball’s something he always really enjoyed, so it was hard to watch. But this year, it’s been a 180degree turnaround and it’s a lot of fun. It doesn’t even stress me out.” That’s what makes this year’s run so exciting. They’re seniors. One way or another they’re going out on a good note. All three of them deserve that. In some small way, this makes up for the struggle of two seasons ago. The Watsons also talk about basketball more now than they did during Eric’s sophomore year. A few days after Christmas, Eric and Scott went to lunch and, between bites, the comparison came up. “For some reason, I just asked him, ‘Are you having more fun this year than you did your sophomore year?’” Scott said. “And he goes, ‘Oh, dad, it’s like night and day.’”

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LAWRENCE HIGH SENIOR EMILY PETERSON, RIGHT, DRIVES PAST Free State sophomore Kennedy Kirkpatrick in the Firebirds’ victory on Jan. 18 at LHS. The two teams play again at 6 p.m. Friday at Free State.

Free State, LHS girls prepare for matchup By Clark Goble Journal-World Sports Writer

Before practice this afternoon, the Free State girls basketball team will crowd into coach Bryan Duncan’s classroom and thoroughly dissect the Lions from Lawrence High. Duncan will analyze the Lions’ offensive sets, their offensive tendencies, and the shooting abilities of all the players likely to see time, among other things. Seemingly no facet of the Lions’ game will go untouched in the thirty-minute session, which Duncan called Basketball 101. Junior Lynn Robinson knows she better pay attention, both so she can gain an edge in the city showdown on Friday and avoid Duncan’s ire.

“He actually did say last time that next year, he’s going to make it a requirement to take notes,” Robinson said. LHS GIRLS The effectiveness of the scoutAT FSHS ing reports proWhen: 6 p.m. Friday duced by the Where: Free State coaching staffs at Free State and High Lawrence High Records: LHS 6-13; will help deterFree State 9-10. mine who will win Friday’s game at FSHS. Tipoff is set for 6 p.m. Because the Firebirds (9-10) and Lions (6-13) have already met this season — Free State won 44-35 in The Jungle — proper preparation might actually be the difference.

When preparing his team for its next opponent, Lawrence High coach Nick Wood covers most of the same things that Duncan covers. He f inds that when his team adheres to the scouting report, it can be very beneficial. Wood also uses JV players — the “scout team” — to provide his varsity players with a look at what the opponent might do on offense or defense. He’s careful to not overload the varsity players with numbers and tendencies, though. “You don’t want to give them too much to think about,” Wood said. Duncan echoed that sentiment, Please see SHOWDOWN, page 3B

Jayhawks rally against Oklahoma State J-W Staff Reports

STILLWATER, OKLA. — A late push propelled the Kansas women’s basketball team to a 73-66 victory over Oklahoma State on Wednesday at Gallagher-Iba Arena. Playing to a loud crowd of friends and family in her home Goodrich tallied a state, Angel Goodrich scored a season-high 14 points, f ive season-high 14 assists and four rebounds. Monpoints, five assists ica Engelman added in 10 points and four rebounds and dished out seven assists, against Oklahoma finishing one shy of matching her season record. State

Aishah Sutherland turned out a solid all-around performance with 14 points and seven boards. Sutherland went 6-for-8 at the free throw line, earning key points in the final minute that allowed the Jayhawks to push the game out of reach. OSU’s Toni Young led the game with 20 points and eight rebounds. Vicky McIntyre added 18 points and seven rebounds. The Jayhawks, who are now on a two-game winning streak, improved to 18-9 and 5-8 in the Big 12, while the Cowgirls fell to

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15-11 and 3-10 in conference play. For much of the game, the Cowgirls held an advantage. But Kansas battled close throughout, and with 2:26 left to play, Goodrich knocked down a decisive three for the Jayhawks. Engelman then followed suit, giving KU a lead it would never relinquish. The Jayhawks will look to build on their winning streak 7 p.m. Saturday, when Nebraska visits Allen Fieldhouse. ● Box score on page 3B

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Kansas University basketball coach Bill Self chatted with his new starting point guard on Wednesday afternoon. “Elijah made shots the other night. I told him today, ‘I couldn’t care less about you making shots,’’’ Self said, revealing his message to sophomore Elijah Johnson, who scored 15 points off 5-of-6 shooting (4-for-4 from three) in Monday’s 92-65 home victory over Oklahoma State. “It was the best point guard defense we’ve had in a long time,” Self added of Johnson’s work on Johnson OSU’s Keaton Page, who scored two points off 2-of-11 shooting. “I thought his whole focus was guarding Page. You focus on the right things and what do you do? You shoot the ball better. Guys that worry about making shots, they don’t make them. Guys that worry about doing the right things make shots. “A perfect example is Elijah making the most of his opportunity,” Self added of Johnson, who opened for junior Tyshawn Taylor, who remains on indefinite suspension heading into Saturday’s 3 p.m. game at Oklahoma. “He is our starter. I mean there is no doubt about that. Whether or not he remains a starter for how long, who knows? We’re going to Norman ... he’s going to have the ball in his hands, so we’ll see how that goes.” Johnson has started two games this season. “That’s a point all fans around here think about and study it because starting is so important (to fans). To me it’s not,” Self said, “but I do think when you start, you usually think there’s more rope — that you have a chance to maybe play through mistakes more than if you come off the bench.” Asked about Taylor on Wednesday’s Hawk Talk radio show ... Self didn’t reveal how many games he’d miss for violating team rules. He did respond to a question regarding Monday’s ESPN coverage of the KU-OSU game. According to a Hawk Talk questioner, ESPN sideline reporter Holly Rowe reported that she spoke with Taylor, who said his suspension was no big deal and he’d be back soon. Self said Taylor merely meant the suspension was not seasonending. He said the penalized player definitely did consider this situation a “big deal.” “It’s probably a big deal when he (Taylor) is in my office and is so emotional he can’t come to grips with what is going on because he knows he made a mistake and let everybody down. You don’t see that,” Self said of the moment Taylor learned he was suspended. “The interviewer in this situation didn’t mean anything negative. She was trying to refer to, ‘Is this going to be a season-ending deal?’ Which it is not. It’s not, but still I can hold judgment or reserve the right to determine when (he’ll play again). When people get out of that, ‘He doesn’t care,’ that’s the most ridiculous thing I’ve ever heard.” Of the suspension, Self said: “Why can’t people just accept the fact, ‘Hey, a kid 21-years-old screwed up?’ The worst thing that could happen is if you let it Please see JAYHAWKS, page 3B

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TODAY • Swimming at Big 12 championships, Austin, Texas FRIDAY • Swimming at Big 12 championships, Austin, Texas • Softball vs. Minnesota (noon), UNC Greensboro (4:30 p.m.) at Greensboro, N.C. • Tennis vs. UT Arlington, 2 p.m. • Baseball vs. Saint Louis, 3 p.m. • Track at Big 12 Indoor


Wildcats hold off Huskers, 61-57 The Associated Press

Big 12 Men Kansas State 61, Nebraska 57 LINCOLN , N EB . — The guy who made waves a month ago when he said he wouldn’t play in the NIT keeps doing all he can to make Kansas State worthy of an NCAA tournament bid. Jacob Pullen scored 20 of his 27 points in the second half and the Wildcats held off Nebraska’s late comeback attempt to win Wednesday night. The Wildcats (19-9, 7-6) won for the fifth time in six games and took sole possession of fifth place in the Big 12. Nebraska (18-9, 6-7), coming off its weekend upset of No. 5 Texas, lost for the first time in four games and had a dent put in its NCAA hopes. “I feel like the way we’ve played lately, we can beat most of the teams in the Big 12,” Pullen said. “We want to play like this through February because it gives us a head of steam going into the Big 12 tournament. That tournament is three days and up for grabs. We can still win a Big 12 (tournament) championship and then go to the (NCAA) tournament.” Eshaunte Jones’ three-pointer pulled the Cornhuskers within 5856 with 7.1 seconds left. Martavious Irving made one of two free throws on the other end to give the Wildcats a three-point lead. Lance Jeter, who led the Huskers with 11 points, went to the line for Nebraska with 4.7 seconds left. He made the first free throw, then intentionally missed the second but didn’t hit the rim, giving possession to K-State.

Pullen two free throws to seal No. 9 Notre Dame 94, the win and hit 10-of-11 from the Providence 93 P R O V I D E N C E , R . I . — Ben Hansline in the game. brough scored a career-high 32 No. 20 Missouri 77, Baylor 59 points and Tim Abromaitis had a COLUMBIA, MO. — Ricardo Ratliffe season-high 28 to lead Notre narrowly missed a double-double Dame to a win over struggling in the first half and Laurence Bow- Providence, despite a Big Easters scored 18 of his 20 points in the record 52 points by Marshon second to lead Missouri to a victo- Brooks. ry over Baylor. No. 12 Wisconsin 53, No. 21 Texas A&M 61, Michigan 52 ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Josh Gasser Oklahoma 47 COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS — Khris banked in a desperation threeMiddleton scored 13 points and pointer at the buzzer to give WisTexas A&M won its fifth straight consin a win over Michigan. over slumping Oklahoma. Arkansas 77, Colorado 71, Texas Tech 68 No. 22 Kentucky 76, OT LUBBOCK, TEXAS — Levi Knutson F A Y E T T E V I L L E , A RK . — Marcus scored 18 points to lead Colorado Britt’s layup in the final minute of over Texas Tech. overtime lifted Arkansas to a win over Kentucky. Top 25 Men The Razorbacks trailed 76-75 in Cincinnati 58, the extra period, and the Wildcats No. 11 Georgetown 46 had possession. However, Jeff WASHINGTON — Cincinnati beat a Peterson stole an errant Kentucky Top 25 team on the road for the pass and found Britt at the other first time in seven years, holding end of the court for the game-winGeorgetown to four field goals in ning layup. the second half in a win over the Hoyas. No. 23 St. John’s 76, Yancy Gates scored 17 points DePaul 51 N E W Y O R K — Dwight Hardy on 7-for-12 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds to lead a balanced continued his scoring streak attack for the Bearcats, who held with 21 points and St. John’s, Georgetown to 25 percent shoot- playing as a ranked team for the ing from the field, by far a season first time in more than 10 years, low. Dion Dixon also scored 17 dominated DePaul throughout points, and Rashad Bishop had 12. its victory.

Lawrence native Dorian Green scored one point and had a teamhigh five assists for the Rams.

76ers 117, Wizards 94 P H I L A D E L P H I A — Jrue Holiday scored 20 points, Thaddeus Young had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Philadelphia beat Washington on Wednesday night. Elton Brand and Evan Turner added 15 points apiece for the Sixers (28-29), who eclipsed last season’s win total of 27. Marreese Speights had 14, Jodie Meeks finished with 12 and Andre Iguodala 10. Rockets 124, Cavaliers 119 C L E V E L A N D — Reserve Chase Budinger scored a career-high 30 points, including 11 straight in the fourth quarter, and Kevin Martin added 30 more to lead Houston to a win over Cleveland. Budinger and Martin combined to score Houston’s final 24 points as the Rockets avoided losing to the NBA’s worst team. Spurs 109, Thunder 105 S A N A N T O N I O — Tony Parker scored the last of his 20 points on a 16-footer with 26.1 seconds left to help the San Antonio Spurs hold off the Oklahoma City Thunder. Gary Neal scored nine of his 19 points after needing five stitches above his right cheek, as the NBAbest Spurs (47-10) moved within three wins of matching their total from last season. Grizzlies 104, Timberwolves 95 MINNEAPOLIS — Zach Randolph scored 24 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while Mike Conley added 22 points to help Memphis cruise to a victory over Minnesota. Tony Allen, who has moved into the Memphis starting lineup since Rudy Gay injured his shoulder, and Sam Young each scored 16 points for the Grizzlies (32-27). Pacers 102, Pistons 101 INDIANAPOLIS — Brandon Rush’s

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dunk with 5.4 seconds remaining gave the surging Pacers a victory over Detroit. Tyler Hansbrough scored 21 points for Indiana, which squandered a 16-point second half lead before a dramatic, back-and-forth final sequence. With 11.1 seconds remaining, Austin Daye’s 17-footer gave the Pistons their first lead since the first quarter, but on the ensuing possession, Danny Granger drew a double-team and found Rush for a dunk in traffic in the lane.

Raptors 118, Bulls 113 T O R O N T O — Andrea Bargnani and DeMar DeRozan each scored 24 points, Jose Calderon had 17 assists and Toronto beat the Bulls, snapping Chicago’s four-game

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Did not play (coach’s decision) Darrell Arthur, Memphis Pts: 4. FGs: 2-5. FTs: 0-0. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Pts: 0. FGs: 0-1. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Did not play (foot injury) Xavier Henry, Memphis Did not play (coach’s decision) Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta Did not play (calf injury) Darnell Jackson, Sacramento Pts: 6. FGs: 3-3. FTs: 0-0. Brandon Rush, Indiana Pts: 9. FGs: 4-8. FTs: 0-0. Julian Wright, Toronto Did not play (coach’s decision)

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Knicks 114, Bucks 108 NEW YORK — Carmelo Anthony had 27 points and 10 rebounds, hitting a pair of clutch buckets down the stretch as New York beat Milwaukee in his Knicks debut. Anthony made only 10 of 25 shots but was at his best in the closing minutes, helping New York hold on after fellow superstar Amar’e Stoudemire fouled out. Kings 111, Magic 105 ORLANDO, FLA. — Jermaine Taylor had 21 points, Beno Udrih added 18 and Sacramento beat Orlando to snap a five-game losing streak against the Magic. Samuel Dalembert and Jason Thompson had 17 points apiece for Sacramento, which won for

Big 12 Women No. 3 Baylor 75, Kansas St. 48 WACO, TEXAS — Brittney Griner scored 21 of her 26 points in the first half and No. 3 Baylor bounced back strong with a victory over Kansas State. Griner’s 21 points at halftime were only two less than Kansas State (18-8, 8-5) had as a team. Baylor led 41-23. Melissa Jones finished with 11 points and nine rebounds for Baylor.

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FRIDAY • Girls basketball at Free State, 6 p.m. • Boys basketball at Free State, 7:30 p.m. • Wrestling at state, Wichita Intrust Bank Arena


TODAY • Boys/girls basketball at KCAA State Tourney FRIDAY • Boys/girls basketball at KCAA State Tourney

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Mavericks 118, Jazz 99 DALLAS — Dirk Nowitzki scored 23 points and the Dallas Mavericks cruised to a victory over the reeling Jazz, just a few hours after Utah traded away leading scorer Deron Williams.

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Suns 105, Hawks 97 P H O E N I X — Channing Frye scored six of his 20 points in the final four minutes and Phoenix pulled away from the short-handed Hawks for a victory. Jared Dudley went 4-for-5 from three-point range and finished with 17 points for Phoenix. Steve Nash scored all 13 of his points in the second half and had 10 assists, but also finished with seven turnovers.

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just the third time in its last 11 games.

Hornets 98, Clippers 87 NEW ORLEANS — Chris Paul had 19 points and 10 assists, and New Orleans beat the Clippers. David West scored 22 for the Hornets, who were able to overcome Blake Griffin and control the inside, even with center Emeka Okafor missing his 10th straight game with a strained left hip. Lakers 106, Trail Blazers 101 PORTLAND, ORE. — Kobe Bryant had 37 points and the Lakers overcame a 10-point deficit late in the fourth quarter to beat Portland in overtime, snapping the Trail Blazers’ six-game winning streak. LaMarcus Aldridge had 29 points and 14 rebounds for the Blazers, but didn’t hit a shot in the fourth quarter and missed two key free throws in the extra period. Lamar Odom and Ron Artest each hit a three-pointer to help Los Angeles to a 95-92 lead in overtime. Rudy Fernandez responded with a tying three and Andre Miller’s jumper gave the Blazers the lead, but Pau Gasol hit a turnaround hook shot and added a free throw before Bryant’s jumper with 27.9 seconds left gave Los Angeles a 100-97 advantage.

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No. 19 North Carolina 75, N.C. State 63 RALEIGH, N.C. — Harrison Barnes scored 14 of his 16 points in the second half to help North Carolina pull away late to beat North Carolina State.

Colorado 73, No. 16 Oklahoma 68 B O U L D E R , C O L O . — Brittany Spears scored 24 points and Chucky Jeffery added 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead Colorado No. 1 Duke 78, No. 7 BYU 84, Colorado St. 76 to a win over Oklahoma. PROVO, UTAH — Jimmer Fredette No. 24 Temple 61 The victory snapped the BufD U R H A M , N . C . — Kyle Singler scored 34 points and Brandon faloes’ (13-13, 4-9 Big 12) eightbroke out of a slump by scoring 28 Davies added 14 points and 15 game losing streak to the Sooners points to lead Duke past Temple. rebounds to lead BYU. (19-8, 9-4).


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No. 8 Purdue 72, Indiana 61 BLOOMINGTON, IND. — JaJuan Johnson had 20 points and nine rebounds to help Purdue. E’Twaun Moore had 17 points, six rebounds and five assists after a 38-point outburst against Ohio State on Sunday.

NBA Roundup The Associated Press


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Net Tennis Tennis Tennis Tennis

Cable 157 157 157 157

Bowling U.S. Open

Time 5 p.m.


Cable 34, 234

College Hockey Niagara v. RIT Bowl. Green v. Mich. St. Mich. Tech v. Minn.

Time 6:30 p.m. 6:30 p.m 6:30 p.m


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Auto Racing Lucas Oil 150

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Cable 150, 227

Boxing Burgos-Archuleta

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Cable 34, 234


Cable 36, 236

NHL Time St. Louis v. Edmonton 8 p.m.

BRIEFLY Hawks get ex-Jayhawk Hinrich ATLANTA — The struggling Atlanta Hawks acquired guard Kirk Hinrich from Washington in a five-player trade Wednesday, upgrading their backcourt for the playoff run. The Hawks also received forward Hilton Armstrong in exchange for guard Mike Bibby, rookie guard Jordan Crawford, swingman Maurice Evans and a first-round pick in this year’s draft. “We felt we had a good opportunity to improve our ballclub by adding Kirk and Hilton,” Hawks general manager Rick Sund said. “Kirk is a well-rounded player that gives us options at both guard positions.”

KU swim team tied for 3rd AUSTIN, TEXAS — After the first day and two events of the Big 12 Championships, the Kansas University swimming and diving team is tied for third place. The 200 medley relay team (IIuliia Kuzhil, Joy Bunting, Abigail Anderson, Monica Johannessen) finished third, and the 800 Shannon Garlie, freestyle relay team (S Rebecca Swank, Brooke Hull, Megan Sharp) finished fourth.




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SCOREBOARD KU Women’s Box Score KANSAS (73)


FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Carolyn Davis 16 3-5 3-4 0-1 5 9 Tania Jackson 30 4-7 1-2 2-4 3 12 Monica Engelman 40 4-8 0-0 1-5 0 10 Diara Moore 26 2-7 2-2 2-3 0 6 Angel Goodrich 40 5-10 3-4 0-4 1 14 Aishah Sutherland 22 4-7 6-8 2-7 1 14 Keena Mays 14 0-2 1-2 0-3 1 1 Krysten Boogaard 12 2-6 3-4 3-3 3 7 Totals 24-52 19-26 10-30 14 73 Three-point goals: 6-13 (Jackson 3-3, Engelman 2-4, Goodrich 1-3, Moore 0-1, Mays 0-2). Assists: 15 (Engelman 7, Goodrich 5, Moore, Sutherland, Mays). Turnovers: 14 (Engelman 4, Sutherland 4, Moore 2, Goodrich 2, Davis, Mays). Blocked shots: 3 (Davis, Jackson, Sutherland). Steals: 10 (Engelman 3, Davis 2, Goodrich 2, Sutherland 2, Moore). OKLAHOMA STATE (66) MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Toni Young 2310-19 0-0 3-8 3 20 Linsdey Keller 26 1-4 0-0 2-5 3 3 Tiffany Bias 36 5-12 2-2 1-5 5 12 Caroly Blari-Mobley20 0-1 0-0 2-3 0 0 Carissa Crutchfield 18 2-2 1-2 1-1 2 5 Lakyn Garrison 26 2-6 0-2 1-2 3 6 Jenni Bryan 4 0-2 0-0 1-2 1 0 Heather Howard 15 1-2 0-0 5-6 0 2 Kendra Suttles 8 0-0 0-0 0-2 0 0 Vicky McIntyre 24 9-20 0-1 1-7 3 18 Team 2-3 Totals 30-68 3-7 19-44 20 66


realizing that his team of young and mostly inexperienced players is still learning that you have to guard people differently depending on their abilities. Robinson said that her younger teammates didn’t really use the scouting report to their advantage a couple months ago, but they’re learning. “Towards the end of the season, you realize that it actually helps to know who the shooters are and who can do what,” Robinson said.


go (unpunished), but if you let it go, nobody knows about it so it camouflages your problems. Here is a situation you do what is right. It happens all across America. You (coaches) do what is right, discipline or suspend or whatever and now people question, ‘Well they’ve got problems or they have character (issues).’ The problems occur if you don’t do anything and keep it from everybody. “Sometimes if you can discipline somebody and nobody knows about it? Great. You can’t do that at Kansas with your starting point guard. That’s the bottom line. Why

Three-point goals: 3-11 (Keller 1-1, Garrison 2-5, Blair-Mobley 0-1, Bryan 0-2). Assists: 14 (Keller 4, Crutchfield 3, Bias 2, Garrison 2, BlairMobley, Bryan, Suttles). Turnovers: 17 (Keller 4, Bias 3, Young 2, Crutchfield 2, Howard 2, McIntyre 2, Blair-Mobley, Suttles). Blocked shots: 5 (McIntyre 5). Steals: 4 (Crutchfield 2, Young, Garrison). Kansas ..........................................32 ....41 — 73 Oklahoma State ............................35 ....31 — 66 Officials: Dee Kantner, Eric Brewtonn, Charles Carroll. Attendance: 2,065.

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SOPHOMORE BOYS Wednesday at Leavenworth LAWRENCE HIGH 72, LEAVENWORTH 61 LHS highlights: CJ Stuever 22 points, Eric Mayo 7 points, Frank Brou 7 points, Austin Abbott 7 points. LHS record: 13-3. Next: Today at Free State.

FRESHMAN GIRLS FREE STATE 19, SM NORTH 12 FSHS highlights: Jessica Ferguson 7 points, Jessica Babler 7 points, Sadie Devin 3 points, Miah Glover 2 points. Record: 9-5. Next: Today v. Lawrence High.

Junior High

EIGHTH GRADE BOYS Wednesday at K.C. Turner SOUTHWEST 45, TURNER 17 Southwest scoring: Collin Mckee 10, Dearin Cooper 6, Michael Sinks 5, John Barbee 4, Zak McAlister 4, Weston Hack 4, Tanner Pfortmiller 3, Ben Rajewski 3, Colton Stallard 2, Tye Carter 2, Adam Strathman 2. Southwest final record: 12-0.

Big 12 Men

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All Games W L 24 4 26 2 22 5 22 6 19 9 18 9 17 10 17 11 16 11 12 15 12 16 14 14

Wednesday at SM North SOPHOMORE GIRLS FREE STATE 31, SM NORTH 21 FSHS highlights: Millie Shade 17 points, Jessica Babler 8 points, Abbey Ladner 2, Jessica Ferguson 2 points.Cecily McCoy 1 point. Record: 8-6. Next: Today v. Lawrence High.

Texas Kansas Texas A&M Missouri Kansas State Nebraska Baylor Colorado Oklahoma State Oklahoma Texas Tech Iowa State Wednesday’s Games Colorado 71, Texas Tech 68 Texas A&M 61, Oklahoma 47 Missouri 77, Baylor 59 Kansas State 61, Nebraska 57

Pointing out the opponent’s three-point shooters is often a main focus of the Firebirds’ reports, in large part because the Firebirds are a small team that often has to double team in the post. Duncan and his staff chart the opponent’s three-point shots, so they can determine which players can help in the post and which should stay tightly with the shooter. Other scouting factors will come into play on Friday, including the fact that many of the Firebirds and Lions have played on the same teams in the summer. Wood and Duncan both said that their players often

know more than the coaching staffs about the players on the other city team. It’s a rivalry game, so it always means something, but the outcome won’t affect either team’s substate matchup. The Lions will play at Olathe Northwest and the Firebirds will play Topeka High next Thursday. Because the Lions just played Olathe Northwest, they’ll already have a pretty good grasp on the Ravens. Free State didn’t play Topeka this season, but Duncan has already acquired two game tapes from coaches outside the Sunflower League. “That’s one of the advan-

C-TEAM GIRLS Wednesday at Leavenworth LAWRENCE HIGH 43, LEAVENWORTH 26 LHS highlights: Katie Chamberlin 4 rebounds, 4 steals; Kali Holder 3 rebounds, 6 steals; Taylor Edwards 9 rebounds, 3 assists, 3 steals; Danielle Campbell 10 rebounds; Noel Schildt 7 rebounds. LHS record: 4-8. Next: 5:30 tonight at Free State.

not put it out there and say in his right knee after playing 10 what the situation is?” minutes on it Monday. ● “Thomas is fine. He pracInjuries: Self was asked on ticed full speed today,” Self Hawk Talk if Elijah Johnson said of the sophomore coming would eventually need sur- off meniscus surgery. ● gery on his shoulder. It Going to rafters: Tyrel popped out of place in the Colorado State game on Dec. Reed’s name will be stitched 11 and has bothered him off on the banner in the north fieldhouse rafters that lists all and on since. “I don’t know exactly if it of KU’s first-team Academic is something that needs to be All-Americans. “You can win some postaddressed surgically or through rehab, strengthen- season accolades individually ing it. That (surgery) would that don’t put you in the fieldbe the last resort. It’s not like house forever. You make firstit’s severely popping out of team Academic All-American place. He has something, and your name is going up in which I believe is very treat- the fieldhouse forever,” Self able, with a special kind of said. “Look up on the north rehab to strengthen it. I end at the banner. Tyrel’s imagine it’s the direction we name will be right there under Cole Aldrich, so that’s pretty will go,” Self said. He said Thomas Robinson cool. He deserves it of did not have excessive swelling course,” Self said.

OUR TOWN SPORTS Adult spring leagues: Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking team registration for spring adult softball, kickball, volleyball and basketball. The registration deadline is Friday, March 11, but if you register by Wednesday, March 2, you will receive a discount on your registration fee. For information, call 832-7920 or log on to ●

Pi-Day River run on tap: The Lawrence Trail Hawks will host the “Pi-Day River Rotation Half Marathon” on March 19 on the Kansas River trail system. The race marks Pi Day, a March 14 holiday held in honor of the mathematical constant 3.1415. The race will be held the first Saturday following Pi Day. The half marathon trail race will begin and end by the Kansas River Trails trailhead, just off Eighth and Oak streets in North Lawrence. More information is available online at ●

DCABA entries open: Lawrence Parks & Recreation is taking team entries for the upcoming 2011 Douglas County Amateur Baseball Association season. Register at Holcom Park Recreation Center or go online at to receive a registration form. Registration deadline is April 1, or the first eight team entries. For information, call 832-7940. ●

LHS boys tennis reminder: All 9-12 grade Lawrence High boys tennis players need to e-mail or call/text coach Marshall at 785423-1402 with contact information for this spring season. The first practice is Monday, Feb. 28. ●

Softball openings: The DC Attack fastpitch softball

organization has one opening for its 12-and-under team, two openings for the 14-and-under squad and one opening for the 18-and-under team. Anybody interested in trying out should contact Steve Wiggins at 785423-0949 or Bruce Burton at 913-915-6315. ●

Girls fast pitch: The Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is accepting registration for the 2011 Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Softball Summer Leagues through April 1. 8U (coach pitch) teams and leagues will be formed by individual registrations from schools and grades. 8-U players must be 8 years old or younger on Jan. 1, 2011. Participation fee is $65. The 10-U, 12U, 14-U and 16-U Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Softball Summer Leagues are now taking team registration for the 2011 Season, through April 1. Player’s eligibility is determined by age as of Jan. 1, 2011. Team registration is $900. For more information and registration forms, please contact Duane Peterson at 785-832-7940 or go to and/or Click on Youth Sports and then on Softball. ●

Softball team looking for players: The 14-U LGFPA softball team Lawrence Rockers is looking for players. Tryouts will be held each Saturday in February from 10 a.m. to noon at Immanuel Lutheran Church gym. Contact Nikki May for more information at 766-1998 or ●

Prospects tryouts: Lady Prospects Basketball Club will hold tryouts for fifth-grade girls, March 6 at Oskaloosa Junior/Senior High School. For

info, go to or contact us at ●

High school Prospects tryouts: High school tryouts for the Lady Prospects Basketball Club will begin March 6 at Oskaloosa Junior/Senior High School. Tryouts are open to all ninth-, 10th- and 11th-grade girls. Contact us at or ●

Softball tourney: The City of Lawrence Parks and Recreation, in conjunction with Lawrence Softball Umpire Association, will host the Lawrence Pre-season Girls 12Under Class B-C Fast Pitch Invitational Tournament on April 30 and May 1 at Lawrence’s Youth Sports Complex. Entry deadline is April 15 or the first 12 teams to enter. For more info, contact Allen Winter at 785-841-3692 or visit uthsports/softball/lawrenceinvitational11.pdf. ●

Pitching clinic: Former Kansas baseball brothers Don and Nick Czyz will host two pitching clinics at the Eudora High gymnasium on Saturday (Feb. 26). The first clinic, ages 5 to 13, will run from noon to 1:30 p.m. The second, ages 1418, will run from 1:30 to 3 p.m. For info, contact EHS baseball coach Shaun Edmondson at 913-461-5532 or e-mail ●

Softball tryouts: 4U2NV will be holding tryouts for 12UC and 14UC girls fastpitch softball team from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. March 19 and 20 at YSC (formally YSI) fields 5 and 6.

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Baylor Texas A&M Oklahoma Kansas State Texas Tech Iowa State Texas Kansas Missouri Oklahoma State Colorado Nebraska Wednesday’s Games Baylor 75, Kansas State 48 Colorado 73, Oklahoma 68 Kansas 73, Oklahoma State 66

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BIG 12 CHAMPIONSHIPS Wednesday at Austin, Texas Through two events Team scores — 1. Texas, Texas A&M 74; 3. Kansas, Missouri 62; 5. Nebraska 56; 6. Iowa State 52. 200 medley relay — 1. Texas A&M 1:36.62; 2. Texas 1:36.98; 3. Kansas 1:39:10; 4. Missouri 1:39.97; 5. Nebraska 1:41.08; 6. Iowa State 1:42.35. 800 freestyle relay — 1. Texas 7:00.97; 2. Texas A&M 7:04.26; 3. Missouri 7:10.02; 4. Kansas 7:20.91; 5. Nebraska 7:22.00; 6. Iowa State 7:31.37.

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tages of getting to know other coaches in other leagues and playing against people outside your league — you get to know people,” Duncan said. But neither coach is focusing much on their substate games yet in advance of Friday’s game. Today, the players’ focus will be on the scouting report and Friday’s game. Robinson will sit in Duncan’s classroom, trying to learn what the Lions want to do. And since she knows the names of most of the Lions, remembering how they play won’t be difficult. “It’s a lot easier since I’ve known most of them since junior high,” Robinson said.


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Industrial Maintenance Technician Schlumberger, a manufacturer of specialty power cable for the oilfield industry, currently has an opportunity for a 1st shift Industrial Maintenance Technician. Responsibilities include installing, maintaining, and repairing industrial equipment as well as repairing and maintaining facility building and grounds. • High school diploma or equivalent; technical certification preferred. • CAD/CAM training and experience • At least 5 years machinist/mechanic experience - hydraulic, pneumatic, and mechanical drive systems and welding (arc, mig, tig) • Computer skills including Microsoft Office • Ability to work 2nd and 3rd shifts when necessary • Ability to work overtime and weekends when required • Self-directed; self-motivated; excellent communication and problem solving skills We offer a competitive compensation package as well as generous benefits that begin on hire date. Qualified applicants should complete and submit their application along with a current resume in person, by mail, or fax. Our application is located at: employment_application.ashx Schlumberger 2400 Packer Rd. Lawrence, KS 66049 Fax: 785-830-3290 An Equal Opportunity Employer

SENIOR INTERACTION DESIGNER Mediaphormedia is seeking a senior-level Interaction Designer to provide comprehensive direction for the design of web sites, web applications, graphical user interfaces, multimedia displays, and support/training materials. Our projects cover news, entertainment, publishing, search, and information markets and include everything from concept creation to site design to working with high-scaling template systems. Our clients consist of newspapers, TV, radio, magazines, startups, online business search operations, and more. The right candidate will have a high level of understanding and abilities within traditional design fundamentals such as layout and grid systems, use of color, typography, iconography, imagery, and environmental and psychological factors along with an expert-level use of modern interaction design, human-computer interface design, standards-based development, and experience working with database-driven applications. The candidate must have a high appreciation for information design, balanced minimalism, and highly scalable systems with a portfolio showcasing examples of his or her best work. The ideal candidate has a minimum of 4 years web design experience; bachelors degree or related work experience; proficient in coding with HTML and CSS web standards; knowledge and experience with advanced content management systems, experience with Django templates is preferred; knowledge of different computer platforms, browsers and other relevant internet technologies; excellent oral and written communication skills; ability to quickly learn new technologies and skills; project management skills a plus; and outstanding customer service experience. Specific duties include: · Creates high-end design and concept work for a variety of projects; · Creates style and branding guidelines and design standards; · Reviews projects and materials for compliance with these guidelines; · Researches new and emerging web technologies, trends, tools, and applications; · Assists Project Manager with software training and implementation for clients; and · Assists documentation writers to create user documentation and training materials. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, 401k, paid time off, and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required.

To apply submit a cover letter, resume and links to your work that show you at your best to EOE

THURSDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2011 5B Journalism


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Marketing Director


REPORTER (part-time)

The Lawrence JournalWorld is seeking a parttime general assignment reporter. The reporter will respond to breaking news and write, take photographs and shoot video, and post the news to our websites. This is your opportunity to be an integral part of the company that’s been featured by the New York Times as “the media company of the future.” Ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree, preferably in journalism; strong and demonstrated writing experience; and the ability to complete online editing and populate online forms for publication on the Web. Must be available to work evenings and weekends. We offer a competitive salary, employee discounts and more! To apply submit a cover letter, resume, and links to your work to: hrapplications@ Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. EOE

Office-Clerical SALES PROFESSIONAL needed for Seasonal Employment At a large apartment community. Must have an outgoing personality, industry experience, and the ability to multi-task. Strong customer service skills are a must. Great starting pay and excellent bonus potential. Advancement opportunities and future full time employment may be offered to the right person. Serious Applicants only! Apply in person at: 2512 W.6th Suite C, Lawrence or online at: EOE

We are a 50 bed skilled nursing facility looking for a qualified Marketing Director to join our experienced team. Experience with Skilled Nursing facilities, knowledge Medicare and medicaid discharge planning is a plus. Experience as a Marketing Director or LPN background. If you think this is you, please call: Tami Klinedinst ACHA/BA, Executive Director (913) 441-2515 Or fax resume to (913) 441-7313

Schools-Instruction AIRLINES ARE HIRINGTrain for high paying Aviation Maintenance Career. FAA approved program.Financial aid if qualified- Housing available. CALL Aviation Institute of Maintenance (877) 818-0783

Candidate must be available to work between the hours of 2:00 - 8:00 a.m.

Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for a part-time Single Copy Driver. Responsible for distributing newspapers to machines and stores in Lawrence and surrounding communities. Candidates must be flexible and available to work between the hours of 10:00 p.m. - 6:00 a.m. daily. Ideal candidate must have a stable work history; able to work with minimal supervision; reliable transportation; a valid driver’s license and safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs.

Lawrence Suitel - Special Rate: $200 per week. Tax, utilities, & cable included. No pets. 785-856-4645

Virginia Inn

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

Apartments Unfurnished 1, 2 & 3BR Apartments on KU Campus - Avail. August Briarstone Apartments 1008 Emery Rd., Lawrence


1BR, W/D, DW, parking lot, near KU & downtown. $599. ALL utils. pd. Pet w/pet rent. 9AM-8:30PM: 785-766-6033

1, 2, & 3 Bedrooms


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

3601 Clinton Pkwy. 785-842-3280

To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: hrapplications@ EOE

Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

Ideal candidate must have strong communication and organizational skills; team player; proficient in MS Office; ability to drive with reliable transportation, a valid driver’s license and a safe driving record; and ability to lift 50 lbs. We offer an excellent benefits package including health, dental, and vision 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



Remington Square 785-856-7788

1BR/loft style - $495/mo.

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


Spacious 1 & 2 BRs Featuring: • Private balcony, patio, or sunroom • Walk in closets • All Appls./Washer/Dryer • Ceramic tile floors • Granite countertops • Single car garages • Elevators to all floors • 24 hour emergency maintenance Clubhouse, fitness center, and pool coming soon. Contact Tuckaway Mgmt. 785-841-3339

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


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

2BRs, 2 bath starting at $815.

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

1BR, CA, DW, 733 New York, off-street parking, Refs. & deposit required. $365/mo. Avail. Mar. 15. 785-312-0801 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 2BR remodeled duplex. 2119 Pikes Peek. 2 Bath AC, DW, W/D hookups. $765/mo. no pets. Call 785-842-7644

2BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage, 2BR, 1 bath. 831 Tennessee. CA, DW, W/D hookup, lawn Newly remodeled. CA, DW, care, $650/mo. 316 MinneMicrowave, W/D, & deck. sota. Call 785-887-6235 $750/mo. Call 785-842-7644 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car, I-70 ac3BR - 1000 Alma, 2 Story, 2 cess. $730, well maintained! bath, DW, microwave, W/D 2 Sunchase Drive units for hookup, CA, 2 car, 1 pet ok. Feb. 1 & April. 785-691-7115 $815/mo. Call 785-841-5797

1BR, 1 bath, 916 W. 4th St., Lawrence Wood floors, 3BR, 1½ bath, 2301 Ranch W/D hookup, AC. $500 per month. Call 785-842-7644 Way. Reduced from $820 to $750/mo. Offer ends Feb. 15th, 2011. Call 785-842-7644 3BR, 2 bath, 624 Missouri. Very nice! CA, DW, W/D. $750/mo. Half Month FREE rent. Call 785-842-7644 Regents Court 19th & Mass

Furnished 3 & 4BR Apts August 2011 W/D included



Ad Astra Apartments

1 & 2 BRs from $390/mo. Call MPM for more details at 785-841-4935

Aspen West

Half Month FREE


1, 2, & 3BR townhomes avail. in Cooperative. Units starting at $375 - $515/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) 1, 2, 3BRs NW - SW - SE $375 to $900/mo. No pets. More info at 785-423-5828

2BRs - Near KU, on bus route, laundry on-site, 2 & 3BRs for $550 - $1,050. 4BR farmhouse $1,200/mo.. water/trash paid. No pets. Leasing late spring - Aug. AC Management 785-842-4461 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644


1, 2, & 3 BR w/ W/D in Apt. Pool & Spa! 2001 W. 6th St. 785-841-8468

Tuckaway Management

Applecroft Apts.

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

Beautiful & Spacious

* 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


Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $660/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565 -


CA#Y%# C%URT 1, 2, & 3BR Luxury Apts.

HUGE Floor Plans & HUGE Specials at Trailridge and Graystone!

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

Now accepting applications for Aug.! Everything from studios to 4BR town homes. 15 different floor plans with a size to suit every budget. Come see how we can provide you the lifestyle you deserve!

Chase Court Apts.

on select floor plans for Immediate Move In.


1 & 2 Bedrooms

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

Low or NO deposit

Specials on everything! Call Lauren today to set up a tour. 785-843-7333

2512 W.6th Suite C, Lawrence

2BR, 2 bath, fireplace, CA, W/D hookups, 2 car with opener. Easy access to I-70. Includes paid cable. Pets under 20 pounds are allowed. Call 785-842-2575


625 Folks Rd., 785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 1 car garage.

Overland Pointe

5245 Overland Dr.785-832-8200 2BR, 2 bath, 2 car garage. 2 & 3BR Townhomes, starting at $760/mo. Avail. Aug. FP, Walk in closets, and private patios. 1 Pet OK. Call 785-842-3280

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village Apartments & Townhomes

½ OFF Deposit Call for SPECIAL OFFERS Available Now

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

from $540 - $920/month

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



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

LAUREL GLEN APTS Call 785-838-9559 Come & enjoy our

1, 2, or 3BR units

Parkway Terrace

w/electric only, no gas some with W/D included CALL FOR SPECIALS Income restrictions apply EOH Sm. Dog Welcome


Lg. 2BR w/very nice patio. $630/mo.,water & gas pd. 9th & Avalon 785-841-1155

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


3BR, 1½ bath reduced to $750/mo., 12 mo. lease

Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.


Retail & Commercial Space

Paid Internet

1/2 Off Deposit 785-842-7644


3BR, 2 bath, major appls., FP, 2 car. 785-865-2505

BRAND NEW TOWNHOMES AT IRONWOOD * 3BR & 4BR, 2 LR * 2-Car Garage * Kitchen Appls., W/D * Daylight/Walkout Bsmt. * Granite Countertops Showing By Appt.

3BR, 2 bath, all amenities, garage. 2821 Four Wheel Drive. $795/mo. Available Now. Call 785-766-8888 3BR, 3 full bath, all appls. + W/D, FP, 2 car garage. Pet ok. 1493 Marilee Drive. $995/mo. Call 785-218-1784 Available now - 3 Bedroom town home close to campus. For more info, please call: 785-841-4785

Baby & Children's Items Breast Pump - MEDELA breast pump, in Perfect shape. from smoke-free home. Used very little. All the original parts plus extras. Original box and manuals. Great buy for only. $99.99. 785-841-3114

Little Tykes Shopping Cart. Made of sturdy, heavy duty plastic, in excellent 10,000 sq. ft. warehouse condition, $10. Please call with 1,200 sq. ft. office on 785-749-7984 N. Iowa St., Lawrence. Lg. storage yard included. Building Materials Call First Management, Inc. - 785-841-7333 or email Items for Remodeling: bathroom stool, $25; fancy screen doors, tools, various doors, 2x6’s electrical Office/Warehouse supplies, variouis ladders, for lease: 800 Comet Lane etc, pvc pipe, guttering, approximately 8,000 sq.ft. etc. See other services building perfect for serv- available & items for sale: ice or contracting busi- ness. Has large overhead market. Call for doors and plenty of work info: 785-841-6254 and storage room. Bob Sarna 785-841-7333 Clothing


Boots: Men’s brown leather Nacona cowboy bootssize 9- great condition -worn very little. $10. 785-865-6766.

Call 785-842-1524

One Month FREE


2BR — 1214 Tennessee. In 4plex. 1 bath, DW, CA. $450 / mo. No pets. 785-841-5797


Office Space


Look & Lease Today!

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




2411 Cedarwood Ave.

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339

Lawrence-Journal World is looking for a Sr. Home Delivery Specialist to support our circulation staff. Responsible for back-up paper route delivery and redelivery of newspapers to subscribers; conduct independent contractor training; assist District Managers with completing reports; and ensure customer expectations are met daily. Must be available to work between the hours of 2:00-11:00 a.m. daily.

Excellent Location 6th & Frontier

Cedarwood Apartments

Close to KU, Bus Stops See current availability on our website

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644

We offer a competitive salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen and physical lift assessment required.


Spring & Fall 2011 Over 50 floor plans of Apts. & Townhomes Furnished Studios Unfurnished 1, 2 & 3 BRs

1136 Louisiana St.

To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: 1BR Apt. downtown Baldwin EOE City, located above Dance Studio. $380/mo. Available immediately. 785-842-3518


Now Leasing for

Louisiana Place Apts

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. 7 locations in Lawrence We offer a competitive 785-841-5444 salary, mileage reimbursement, employee discounts and more! Background check, preem- 1BR — 1206 Tennessee, 2nd ployment drug screen floor, AC, older house, no and physical lift assess- pets. $410/mo. 785-841-5797 ment required.



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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.

Bob Billings & Crestline

The ONLY Energy Star Rated, All Electric Apts. in Lawrence!

Limited Time Offer Attend College Online 2BR & 3BR, 1310 Kentucky. Free Carport, full size from Home. *Medical, CA, DW, laundry. $550-$750. W/D, extra storage, all *Business, *Paralegal, $100/person deposit + ½ electric, lg. pets welcome. *Computers, *Criminal Mo. FREE rent 785-842-7644 Quiet location: 3700 ClinJustice. Job placement ton Parkway. 785-749-0431 assistance. Computer 2BR — 1030 Ohio Street. 1 available. bath, 1st or 2nd floor, CA. Financial Aid if qualified. PARKWAY 4000 $550/month. No pets. Call Call 800-488-0386 FREE FEBRUARY RENT! 785-841-5797 • 2 & 3BRs, with 2 bathsl • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups 2 B R — 2406 Alabama, in 4Trade Skills plex. 2 story, 1½ bath, CA, • New kitchen appliances DW, W/D hookup. $550 per • New ceramic tile • Maintenance free Small Engine/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 785-832-0555/785-766-2722 Lawnmower Technician Must have 3 yrs working ex2 B R — 3423 Harvard, CA, 1.5 perience & your own tools! PARKWAY 6000 Great pay. Job is located in bath, garage, W/D hookup, Lawrence, KS. Call between DW, $550. 785-841-5797. No CALL FOR SPECIAL 9:30AM-11AM, Mon.-Fri. pets. • 2 & 3BRs, 2 level 785-840-8127. Leave msg, • Walkout bsmt. call will be returned to setup • W/D hookups 2 B R — 3738 Brushcreek, garinterview. • 2 car garage w/opener age, 1 story, 1 bath, CA, • Gas FP, balcony W/D hookups, DW. $530/ • Kitchen appliances mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 • Maintenance free 785-832-0555/785-766-2722



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Grand pianos from $3288 for your new home! Mid-America Piano Manhattan 800-950-3774

Jacket: Women’s black leather jacket. Nice leather jacket made by Cooper. Medium size with zipper front. New with tags, $45. 785-842-5661

Gift Ideas Wine of the Month Club Send the gift of wine all year long! 2 Bottles each month from award-winning wineries around the world. Call 888-751-6215 and get FREE SHIPPING!

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Household Misc.

Pets Puppies - AKC Bichon Frise, beautiful, 8 wks., 4 males, & 4 females. 785-733-2220 Toy Poodles, Chihuahuas, Maltese, & Yorkie-Poos. Older puppies reduced. 785-883-4883 or check out:


Bathroom Spacesaver with Dog Beds: One Dog Bed 3 shelves. Chrome finish. with sides & one bed flat. Both excellent condition. $10. 785 842 4641 7 $25. each or $40 for both. Please call for info. Demitasse cups/saucers. 785-856-0361 Set of 6, multicolored, gold trim. See picture online. Pet Carrier, Large. 36” L X $15. 785-842-7491. 24” W X 26” H. $50 cash. P 785-842-1247 Dishes: Corelle Livingware Dishes. Sandstone. Service for 8 includes all serving pieces. Excellent condition. $30. 785 842 4641 Oreck XL Air Cleaner, new $150.00. Excellent condition. $50. Please call 785-856-0361


Lawn, Garden & Nursery

Brome Hay for sale. 4’ x 5’ 900 lb ave. bales for sale. 913-981-3121

Jerseys: Oregon, KU, KState. XL, $20 each. Call Breakfast Stools: (2) prac785-832-1961 anytime. tically New, Please call 785-691-7554 * 2 BR, 1,300 sq. ft. Mobile Homes KU Jerseys: (2) One white * 3 BR, 1,700 sq. ft. #80, and one blue #12. $20 Patio Set: Table glass top, 4 Kitchen Appls., W/D each. Both XL. Excellent chairs & cushions, Also OWNER WILL FINANCE 2-Car Garage 3BR, 1 bath, 1989, very condition, never worn. Call with 2 wooden loungers. * Small Pets Accepted nice. $8,800. — $225 per 785-832-1961 after 4pm. 785-691-7554 Showings By Appointment Boats-Water Craft month. Call 785-727-9764 New Navy FlatsDr. Medical www.mallardproperties Scholl’s, size 11. $10. New Fiberglass Electric Boat: red flats, Dr. Scholl’s size Equipment Factory made lightCall 785-842-1524 OWNER WILL FINANCE 11. $10. Brown Bass slides, weight boat powered by 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA, appls., never worn, size 10. $10. 2 Transfer Bath Bench: Good built-in trolling motor. Move in ready - Lawrence. pr white canvas slip ons Condition. $40/offer. CALL This 12’ 4” boat has Call 816-830-2152 w/KU Jayhawk emblem 785-842-5337 ANYTIME stable/flat bottom and is good cond. $5/pr. great for fishing or duck Eudora Victory 10 Candy Apple (3 hunting. Shallow draft 785-865-6766 wheel personal motor allows access to Computer-Camera scooter) excellent cond. hard-to-reach areas and call 785-594-4838 it runs all day on a single NOW LEASING! charge. Digital Pianos! * Luxurious Corp. Apt. Miscellaneous Easily transported by Hundreds of sounds, * 1BR, 1 Bath pickup or car-top and rhythms & features. * Fully Furnished hangs from garage ceilAdvertise your product Record directly to CD! * Granite Countertops ing for storage. or service nationwide or * 1 Car Covered Parking Early version of the Bobby region in up to 12 mil800-950-3774 cat MAG II model shown lion households in North 430 Eisenhower Drive 712 E. 12th, Eudora, KS America’s best suburbs! Showing by Appt. 3BR, 2 1/2 bath ranch with Need a Computer? Win$600. 785-842-5661. Place your classified ad Call 785-842-1524 hard wood floors, 2 car dowsXP computer comin over 815 suburban www.mallardproperties garage, walkout finished plete system - will help newspapers just like this Campers bsmt, Mid $150’s. you set it up in Lawrence. one. Call Classified AveMidwest Land and Home $99.99 cell 785-550-5865 nue at 888-486-2466 or go Jayco 1997 popup camper. Chris Paxton, Agent Houses to For Sale 1997 Jayco pop up Auctioneer 1-785-979-6758 USB, CD-RW, Midi… camper. sleeps 6. front 1BR In N. Lawrence. Refrig., and all that cool stuff. bed king size back bed full stove, carport. New paint size. table makes out in Our digital pianos can A l a s k a G o l d m i n e & furnace. Energy efficient. bed. Good shape. must sell do just about anything! w/camp/equipment $525/mo. Call 785-841-1284 Acreage-Lots asking $1800/offer. Call 800-950-3774 Known resource, large 785-554-2023 or email block, over 40 claims! Apartments, Houses & $1.5M Firm. Firewood-Stoves Duplexes. 785-842-7644 Serious/capable only! By owner 14 Acres, old homestead Buy Now to insure quality hardwoods, (no house) near Lake Perry, seasoned FPS,p.o. Box 73087, hedge, oak, ash, locust, 2BR - S455/mo. Income re- Old barn, utils., wooded w/ Fai. AK. 99707 stricted. Free to apply. deer & wildlife. Repo, Must hackberry & walnut. Split, & delivered. Tenants to Homeowners sell. Assume owner financ- stacked ing, no down payment from $160/cord. 785-727-8650 Call 785-842-5494 Entertainment Items: En$600/mo. Call 785-554-9663 tertainment Items: new Decorative Brass Ring: For printer - $45, new fax ma- Cars-Domestic 8” stove pipe. $14. Call chine, tennis rackets, cam785-841-5577 era supplies, luggage, ACADEMY CARS SERVICE poker chip set, books, Ex- Where You Deserve & Re2BR, in quiet neighborhood S e a s o n e d H e d g e , Oak, Loercise Machines puzzles, ceive a Warranty on your available May. 1,000 sq ft. 40 Acres with water meter. Vehicle Maintenance!!! water paid, locked stor- Jefferson Co., just N. of Law- cust & mixed hardwoods, games, puzzles, electronic stacked & delivered, $160. stuff, binaculars, CDs, 1527 W 6th St. age, off-st. parking & pool. rence. $4,000/acre or best for full cord. Call Landon, speakers, luggage, See 785-841-0102 $575/mo. 538 Lawrence offer. Call Jim 785-764-1927 785-766-0863 other services available Ave. Call 785-766-2722 and items for sale: Furniture ARIZONA BUILDING LOTS 2, 3, 4BR Lawrence homes market. Call for info: FULL ACRES AND MORE! available for August. Pets 1-888-239-5723 785-841-6254. B e d r o o m F u r n i s h i n g s , box Guaranteed Owner Fiok. Section 8 ok. Call All American Auto Mart springs and mattresses: nancing 816-729-7513 for details 1200 E Sante Fe $55 blankets, antique Safe: Safe Concepts elecNo credit check Olathe, KS baby basinet, bed frames, tronic safe that can be $0 down - 0 interest Spacious 2 & 3BR Homes bed spreads, futon, futon locked and unlocked with Starting @ just $99/mo. for Aug. Walk-in closets, mattresses, See other a swipe of a credit card or Close to Tucson’s Intl. FP, W/D hookup, 2 car. 1 items services available personal code. $100/offer. Buick 2008 Lucerne CX, 5 Airport pet okay. 785-842-3280 and items for sale: Call Robert 785-550-4716 Year warranty, GM CertiHear free recording at fied, V6, FWD, CD player, 800-631-8164 Code 4001 or market. Call for Keyless entry, Power 3BR — 2109 Mitchell, 1 story, visit Music-Stereo info: 785-841-6254. Locks/windows. Call for 1 bath, garage, AC, DW, Offer Ends 3/31/11 W/D hookup, no pets. (3) Spinet Pianos w/bench. details! ONLY 33K MILES, $775/mo. 785-841-5797 Cherry, oak, mahogany, Lester $625, Baldwin $16,827. STK#10979 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 pecan, ebony, walnut… Acronsonic $525, Lowery Own 20 Acres we have a piano that $425. Price includes deliv- Only $129/mo. $13,900 will match your décor! ery & tuning. 785-832-9906 Cadillac 2009 DTS loaded Near Growing El Paso, 800-950-3774 up, one owner, local trade, Texas (safest city in 3BR, main level, very nice. 14 American Made only 6K miles! Cadillac cerAmerica!) Low down, no 1026 Ohio, near KU/ downC o m p u t e r D e s k . B a l d w i n s a v a i l a b l e ! tified. Why buy a New one credit checks, owner fitown. Appls., low utils. 2 Brown/black wood look, Cherry, Walnut get new warranty from nancing. car. March 1. 785-979- 6830 shelf and small locking Pecan, and Oak Grands & less money! Only $32,740. Free cabinet under desktop. Verticals! STK#16280. 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much about her and that you want to make your relationship better. Ask her to come with you for counseling. You could talk to your clergyperson or get a referral from your doctor. If your stepmother sees that you are genuinely interested in making the effort, Dear Desperate: Since you she may agree to work on it. and your stepmother have had Either way, your father needs a contentious relationship for to see that you are trying. years, it will be difficult to improve it, but not impossible. Talk to your stepmother in — Please e-mail your questions problem, as you say, is that your father’s presence. Say to, or some women will get the gently that you want her to be write to Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box impression that he is interest- in your life, that you care very 118190 Chicago, IL 60611. ed in them romantically. If he is unwilling to accept this fact, your choice is to trust him and put up with it, or break it off. now my father and I hardly ever talk to each other. I know she is still saying things behind my back, because my younger sister gets into arguments with her about it. Do you have any suggestions? — Desperate for a Mother’s Love

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Dear Annie: I am a 21-yearold female looking for my mother’s approval. My biological mother left when I was a baby, and my stepmother has been my mom since I was 6 months old. We never really got along while I was growing up. I have tried repeatedly to have a relationship with her, but I always catch her saying bad things about me to my family. Now they all think ill of me. I wasn’t even welcome at last year’s Christmas party. Due to all the nasty things my stepmother has my family believing, I made the decision to stop speaking to her. But

CSI star gets own one-man show on HBO As theatrical events go, one-man shows about historical figures tend to be rather safe. Actors dress up as characters such as Abe Lincoln or Mark Twain and offer witticisms and well-known bromides. Occasionally a performance rises to the level of poignancy, as when Robert Morse (“Mad Men”) performed as Truman Capote in “Tru,” during his decline and as he came to grips with the transgressions that exiled him from his place at the center of New York society. Tonight HBO broadcasts “Thurgood” (8 p.m., HBO), a one-man portrayal of civil rights hero and Supreme Court judge Thurgood Marshall, which earned Laurence Fishburne a Tony nomination. The production, by George Stevens Jr., uses projected photographic images to powerful effect. Like its subject, nothing about “Thurgood” plays it safe, and Fishburne’s performance is shot through with his righteous anger, his sense of both justice and absurdity, and flashes of subversive and mischievous humor. Just as “Thurgood” stands out among one-man shows, this production rises above much of the material broadcast and re-broadcast during Black History Month. At a time when a black American resides in the White House and a black actor like Fishburne stars on “CSI,” one of television’s sturdiest franchises, it’s still a mistake to think that something like Black History Month has outlived its purpose. “Thurgood” offers one man’s life, entertainingly presented, as a reminder of how short a time has passed since people were denied the right to vote or the right to attend decent schools or to live without being humiliated, murdered or terrorized all because of the color of their skin. ● Can you name the director with the m o s t O s c a r n o m i n a t i o n s? Wi l l i a m Wyler holds the record with 12. His films are celebrated tonight on TCM, including “Dodsworth” (7 p.m., TCM), “Ben Hur” (9 p.m.) and “The Collector” (3 a.m.).

Tonight’s other highlights ● The top 20 talents are unveiled on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox). ● Signs of an apparent zombie outbreak on “CSI” (8 p.m., CBS). ● A salesman (David Koechner) wants to come in from the cold on “The Office” (8 p.m., NBC). ● A patient’s true diagnosis proves elusive on the season finale of “Royal Pains” (8 p.m., USA). ● A murder suspect appears to be too close for comfort on “The Mentalist” (9 p.m., CBS). ● A fired inventor loses the patent to his creation on “Fairly Legal” (9 p.m., USA). ● Lost in the jungle on “Out of the Wild: Venezuela” (9 p.m., Discovery). Cult choice A jewel heist goes terribly awry in director Quentin Tarantino’s stylishly violent and frequently funny 1992 crime drama “Reservoir Dogs” (9:15 p.m., IFC). The film used soft-rock hits of the 1970s to grisly effect, most notably “Stuck in the Middle with You” by Stealers Wheel.

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JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS For Thursday, Feb. 24: This year, you need to harness your talents in order to deliver in a more substantial way at work or within your community. If you are single, you have a lot to offer, but you might not want to settle down yet. If you are attached, as a couple you become more visible and instrumental in the community. Sagittarius knows how to push your buttons. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You'll Have: 5Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19) ★★★★★ Reach out for new ideas. No one can be an expert in all matters. Finding an expert in various areas when you need one demonstrates your intelligence. Tonight: Be impulsive. Taurus (April 20-May 20) ★★★★★ A key professional partner points to a new direction. Don't worry; this person picks up wherever there is a lack or where you might let a detail drop. Tonight: Indulge a loved one. Gemini (May 21-June 20) ★★★★★ Others carry out your ideas, but they also add their own flair. If you want something done 100 percent as you

want it, you'd better count on doing it yourself. Tonight: Where the action is. Cancer (June 21-July 22) ★★★ Throw yourself into a project, and you will accomplish a lot, and quite quickly at that. A boss, parent or someone you answer to challenges you. Tonight: A late dinner. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) ★★★★★ Let your spontaneity come out. No matter what amount of flak is in between the action and the end result, you'll land well. Tonight: Consider your weekend plans. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) ★★★★ Pressure builds about a domestic or personal matter (at least in your head). A partner's unexpected actions could force you to rethink an association. Tonight: Head home. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) ★★★★★ Your words flow and hopefully are well received. You have a way of saying even difficult matters in a way that people will accept. Tonight: Hanging out with a coworker. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) ★★★ Be aware of your finances, but also understand that you have a lot more to offer than just

ACROSS 1 Wile E. Coyote patronizes this co. 5 Cry loudly 9 Gilpin of “Frasier” 13 ___ onto (take hold of) 14 Strike a bargain 16 Tiny powerhouse 17 Smoky state 18 Like Frosted Flakes, to Tony the Tiger 19 Whoopeecushion activator 20 Wood-shop tools 22 Pizza topping that. You have innate gifts 24 Fine things? and talents that add to 26 Was bright, as the sun nearly any situation. on Tonight: Be open to anoth- 27 Green JetBlue? er treating. 30 Beam of light Sagittarius (Nov. 2234 Type of deer Dec. 21) ★★★★ Your high 35 Undercooked, as energy easily could start a conflict with someone who 38 eggs Upholstery generally is enthusiastic. fabric Look at it this way — at 39 They swoop down on least you got this person moving. Tonight: Add a lit- 41 mice Went out tle romance. with Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 43 Old Norse poetry 19) ★★★ Let others collection demonstrate what they 44 About mean. You don't always half of the have to perform to the population max. Let a family member 46 Plant family that includes take the lead and do what

he or she wants. Tonight: Take some personal time. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) ★★★★★ A meeting could reunite friends, even if it is a business meeting. Realize what is happening behind the scenes with you and a key person. Tonight: Where the action is. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) ★★★★ You seem to catch the fallout when others walk away from a project. Complete it, and add the finishing touches. Tonight: Burning the midnight oil.

— The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

BIRTHDAYS Actor Abe Vigoda is 90. Actor Steven Hill is 89. Actor-singer Dominic Chianese is 80. Movie composer Michel Legrand is 79. Actor James Farentino is 73. Sen. Joseph Lieberan, I-Conn., is 69. Actor ma Barry Bostwick is 66. Actor Edward James

Olmos is 64. Singerwriter-producer Rupert Holmes is 64. Rock singermusician George Thorogood is 61. Actress Debra Jo Rupp is 60. Actress Helen Sh haver is 60. Apple CEO Steve Jobs is 56. News anchor Paula Zahn is 55. Country singer Sammy

Kershaw is 53. Singer Michelle Shocked is 49. Movie director Todd Field is 47. Actor Billy Zane is 45. Actress Bonnie So omerville is 37. Rhythmand-blues singer Brandon Brown (Mista) is 28. Rock musician Matt McGinley (Gym Class Heroes) is 28.

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8 Robin of “Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous” 9 Female upstart 10 Toiletries case 11 Forum site 12 Troublemaking tykes 15 Societal standards 21 Prepare paint 23 Cross to bear 25 Missile famously fired in 1991 27 Bouquet 28 Dweller along the Skunk River 29 “Sack” attachment 31 Pizza topping 32 Viper 33 “The Second Coming” poet

36 To the ___ degree 37 Scream bloody murder 40 It’s often wallowed in 42 Prettify 45 Sensitive to the touch 47 Present day? 50 Round-about measure? 52 Temper tantrum 54 Versatile beans 55 Potato turnover 57 Whine and whimper 58 Traits for blowhards 59 Sit clumsily (with “down”) 60 Following heavily 62 Dame of the piano 63 Young oyster 66 “___ whiz!”


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Dear Annie: My boyfriend and I have been together for three years. We are compatible in every way but one. He feels compelled to run to the aid of his single, female neighbor, even though she has a boyfriend. He watches her dog, fixes her fence, helps with clogged drains, etc. I’ve told him this makes me uncomfortable. I feel he is sending the wrong message, enabling her to rely upon him and creating a bond. I want him to stop volunteering his services. He thinks I am making a big deal out of nothing. He says he likes to help people. A similar situation happened two years ago with a different single, female neighbor, and I found a flirtatious note from her on his door. I don’t believe anything happened between them, but the neighbor apparently hoped something would. I think he craves the adoration and wants women to idolize and praise him for coming to their rescue. Am I being petty, or is my boyfriend playing me for a fool? — Concerned Girlfriend

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the Estate, and no notice of any action of the Executor or other proceedings in the administration will be given, except for notice of final settlement of decedent’s estate.

ted to Craig Weinaug, Phone: (314) 991-0255 Douglas County Adminis- Fax: (314) 567-8006 trator by 4pm on Tuesday, Email: March 1st, 2011. Attorney for Plaintiff _______ _______

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World You are further advised if February 24, 2011) written objections to simplified administration are IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF filed with the Court, the DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Court may require that supervised administration enIn the Matter of the sue. Estate of GLADYS JOSEPHINE MILLER, You are required to file Deceased your written defenses to the Petition on or before Case No. 2011 PR 30 March 3, 2011 at 10:15 a.m., Division No. 1 in the District Court, in Lawrence, Douglas County, NOTICE OF HEARING Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be THE STATE OF KANSAS TO heard. Should you fail to ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: file your written defenses, judgment and decree will You are hereby notified be entered in due course that a Petition has been upon the Petition. filed in this Court by Gary L. Miller, one of the heirs of All creditors are notified to Gladys Josephine Miller, exhibit their demands deceased, praying: against the estate within four months from the date Descent be determined of of first publication of this the following described Notice, as provided by law, real estate situated in and if their demands are Douglas County, Kansas: not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. Block #40, North 10 Feet of Lot 6 and all of Lot 7, /s/ Ritchie L. Nathan Ritchie L. and all personal property Nathan, and other Kansas real esPetitioner tate owned by decedent at the time of death. And that BEAM-WARD, KRUSE, such property and all perWILSON, sonal property and other WRIGHT & FLETES, LLC Kansas real estate owned W. Greg Wright, KS#18352 by the decedent at the time 8695 College Blvd., Suite 200 of death be assigned purOverland Park, KS 66210 suant to the terms of the (913) 339-6888 “Valid Settlement Agree(913) 339-9653 Fax ment” dated February 15, _______ 2011. (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World You are required to file your written defenses February 10, 2011) thereto on or before March 31, 2011, at 10:00 o’clock am IN THE DISTRICT COURT in the city of Lawrence in OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, Douglas County, Kansas, at KANSAS which time and place the cause will be heard. Should In the Matter of the you fail therein, judgment Name Change of: and decree will be entered June Morrall in due course upon the Petition. Case No. 2011CV43 Division No. 1 /s/ Gary L. Miller Gary L. Miller, Petitioner NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS to all persons who are or may be concerned: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in the Douglas County District Court by June Morrall, praying for a name change to June Goering, and you are hereby required to plead to the petition on or before March 3, 2011, at 3pm, in the Court at Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition. June Morrall, Petitioner


(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 10, 2011) The Whitman Law Offices 3300 Mesa Way, Ste. B Post Office Box One Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843-9460 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS PROBATE DIVISION In the Matter of the Estate of SARAH CHILDERS GOODWIN, Deceased. No. 11 PR 16 Div. 1 Chapt. 59 NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that on January 28, 2011, a Petition was filed in this Court by Patricia A. Miller, an heir, devisee and legatee, and executor named in the Last Will and Testament of SARAH CHILDERS GOODWIN, deceased, dated June 12, 1973, praying that the Will be admitted to probate and record, that she be appointed as executor without bond, that she be granted Letters Testamentary. You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before March 10, 2011, at 10:00 a.m., of said day, in this court, in the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition.

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By virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me out of the said District Court in the above-entitled action, I will on Thursday, the 10th day of March, 2011 at 10:00AM of said date inside the Judicial Law Enforcement Cen(First published in the Law- ter, 111 East 11th St., Lawrence Daily Journal-World rence, KS, in the Jury Assembly Room of the District February 24, 2011) Court located in the lower IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF level of the Judicial and DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS Law Enforcement Center building, in Douglas County, Kansas, in the City In the Matter of the of Lawrence, Kansas, offer Estate of at public sale and sell to JAMES H. CLOVIS the highest and best bidder for cash in hand, the folCase No. 2011 PR 33 lowing described real propCourt No. 1 erty, to-wit: (Petition Pursuant to The following described K.S.A. Chapter 59) real estate, situated in the County of Douglas and NOTICE OF HEARING AND State of Kansas, to wit: NOTICE TO CREDITORS

THE STATE OF KANSAS TO The East 53 feet of Lot No. Ninety-one (91), on New ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: York You are hereby notified that on February 18, 2011 a Which is more correctly dePetition to Probate Will and scribed as: to Issue Letters Testamentary under the Kansas Sim- The East 53 feet of Lot 91, plified Estates Act was filed New York Street, in the City Lawrence, Douglas in this Court by Raymond of Clovis, an heir, devisee and County, Kansas. legatee, and an executor named in the “Last Will and The above-described real Testament of James H. Clo- estate is taken as the propvis,” deceased dated Octo- erty of the defendants Alta ber 4, 2005. In the Petition, J. Duncan, et al. and is diRay Clovis requests that rected by said Order of Sale the instrument attached to be sold, and will be sold thereto be admitted to pro- without appraisement to bate and record as the Last satisfy said Order of Sale. Will and Testament of Kenneth M. McGovern James H. Clovis and that Sheriff of Douglas County, Letters Testamentary under Kansas the Kansas Simplified Estates Act be issued to Raymond Clovis as Executor to SUBMITTED BY: serve without bond. McNEARNEY & You are further notified ASSOCIATES, LLC that under the provisions of Brandon T. Pittenger the Kansas Simplified Es- #20296 tates Act the Court need Chelsea Herring Springer not supervise administra- #20522 tion of the Estate and no Teri L. Westbrook #23578 notice of any action, except Ryan P. McNearney for the notice of final set- #24510 tlement of the estate, will 6800 College Blvd., Suite 400 P.O. Box 7410 be given. Overland Park, KS 66207 You are required to file you (913) 323-4595, Ext. 176 written defenses thereto on ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF or before March 17, 2011 at NOTICE 10:30 a.m. in the Douglas BERKOWITZ LAW OFFICE Count District Court, Doug- Pursuant to the Fair Debt 4106 W. 6th St., Suite D Collection Practices Act, 15 las County Judicial Center, Lawrence, Kansas 66049 U.S.C. Section 1692c(b), no 111 E. 11th St. Telephone: 785-843-0420 information concerning the Facsimile: 785-865-5221 Lawrence, KS 66044 at collection of this debt may which time and place the be given without the prior /s/ David J. Berkowitz cause will be heard. Should consent of the consumer David J. Berkowitz #06742 you fail to file an objection, given directly to the debt _______ judgment and decree will collector or the express be entered in due course permission of a court of Defendants. competent jurisdiction. upon the Petition. The debt collector is atCase No. 10CV655 All creditors of the dece- tempting to collect a debt Division 2 dent are notified to exhibit and any information obK.S.A. 60 their demands against the tained will be used for that Mortgage Foreclosure Estate within four months purpose. (Title to Real Estate _______ from the date of the first Involved) publication of this notice, as provided by law, and if NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forUnder and by virtue of an ever barred. Order of Sale issued by the Clerk of the District Court /s/ Ray Clovis in and for the said County Petitioner of Douglas, State of Kansas, in a certain cause in said SUBMITTED BY: Court Numbered 10CV655, wherein the parties above JOHNSTON, BALLWEG named were respectively & MODRCIN, LC plaintiff and defendant, and By: /s/ Robert A. Andrews to me, the undersigned Robert A. Andrews, #09198 Sheriff of said County, di- 9393 W 110th St. Suite 450 rected, I will offer for sale Overland Park, KS 66210 at public auction and sell to (913) 491-6900 the highest bidder for cash FAX (913) 491-4930 in hand at 10:00 AM, on Attorneys for Petitioner 03/10/2011, the Jury Assem_______ bly Room of the District Court located in the lower (First published in the Lawlevel of the Judicial and rence Daily Journal-World Law Enforcement Center February 17, 2011) building, 111 E. 11th St., Lawrence, Kansas, the fol- IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF lowing described real es- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS tate located in the County CIVIL COURT DEPARTMENT of Douglas, State of Kansas, BENEFICIAL FINANCIAL I, to wit: INC. LOT 6 BLOCK 3, IN SUNSET successor in interest to HILL ESTATES SUBDIVISION, Beneficial Kansas, Inc., A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY successor in interest to as OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS Beneficial Mortgage Co. of Kansas, COUNTY, KANSAS. Inc. Plaintiff, SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS v. COUNTY, KANSAS ALTA J. DUNCAN, et al., Defendants. Respectfully Submitted, By: Case No. 10CV737 Shawn Scharenborg, Court No. 2 # 24542 K.S.A. Chapter 60 Sara Knittel, # 23624 Kelli N. Breer, # 17851 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE Kozeny & McCubbin, L.C. INVOLVED (St. Louis Office) 12400 Olive Blvd., Suite 555 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE St. Louis, MO 63141

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All creditors are notified to exhibit their demands against the estate within four months from the date of first publication of this Notice, as provided by law, and if their demands are not thus exhibited, they shall be forever barred. /s/ Patricia A. Miller Patricia A. Miller, Petitioner THE WHITMAN LAW OFFICES /s/ Charles E. Whitman # 6696 3300 Mesa Way, Ste. B Post Office Box One Lawrence, KS 66044 (785) 843-9460 Attorney for Petitioner _______ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 24, 2011) Douglas County will hold a public hearing for the purpose of considering an application to be submitted to the Kansas Department of Commerce for Small Cities Community Development Block Grant funds under the Economic Development Category. The public hearing will be held on Wednesday, March 2, 2011, at 6:35pm in the Douglas County Court House, second floor, at 1100 Massachusetts, Lawrence, KS 66044. A specific project application to be discussed is the construction of a warehouse and printing facility at the Farmer’s Turnpike west of the Lecompton interchange. The funds will be used to assist in the construction of an access road, a fire suppression water reservoir, and an onsite sanitary sewer system and will create 20 jobs. The estimated project cost is approximately $24 million of which $700,000 will be requested from the CDBG program. Other project proposals introduced at the hearing will be considered. Oral and written comments will be recorded and become a part of Douglas County CDBG Citizen Participation Plan. Reasonable accommodations will be made available to persons with disabilities. Requests should be submit-

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