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Kansas and Missouri to play their final regular season basketball game Saturday By Andy Hyland ahyland@ljworld.com

As Kansas and Missouri prepare to meet on the basketball court for the 267th time Saturday, it might just be the last (in the regular season, anyway), thanks to conference realignment. Here’s a by-the-numbers look at the long rivalry:

$1,500: The highest asking price for a ticket to the game on StubHub.com on Thursday. The lowest amount you could spend to get in the gates at Allen Fieldhouse? A mere $300.

26: When the series began in 1907, Teddy Roosevelt was serving as the United States’ 26th president.

34-31: The score of the very first game in the rivalry. Missouri’s first basketball coach, Isadore Anderson, got the best of KU’s James Naismith on March 11, 1907, in Lawrence. The very next day, the two teams played again, and the Tigers did even better, getting the best of KU, 34-12. It went downhill from there for Missouri fans, though, as KU won the next seven.

50: Highest point total from a single player in the rivalry. Bud Stallworth scored 50 points in Allen Fieldhouse in 1972 in a 93-80 KU victory.

17: The number of MisWILLIAM souri head coaches who have QUANTRILL coached in the rivalry, not countraided ing interims. Norm Stewart coached Lawrence in in the most games, and the Allen 1863. Fieldhouse crowd finally got him to sit down —in a rocking chair no less — in 2003.

8: Number of Kansas coaches who have coached against Missouri. Current coach Bill Self’s teams are 17-4.

14: The number of KU NBA players who participated in the

TEDDY ROOSEVELT was president when the KU-MU series began.

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We cut $90 million in property taxes. That’s a win-win for everybody.” — State Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita

Property tax cuts OK’d; trickery alleged By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

-point game ORTH had a 50 se on Feb. LW AL ST D BU KU’S at Allen Fieldhou against Missouri 26, 1972. “Legends of the Phog” game in September. Curtis Marsh, who leads the KU Info information service, points out that matches the number of Missouri players who have ever played in the NBA. Ever.

11-18-1885: The birthdate of legendary KU coach Phog Allen, who was born in Jamesport, Mo. It only took him until his teenage years to realize Kansas was the place for him.

143: The estimated number of people killed in William Quantrill’s Aug. 21, 1863, raid on Lawrence that can be seen as the event that started all this animosity in the first place.

TOPEKA — Kansas Democrats succeeded Thursday in getting approval of $90 million in property tax reductions as Republicans jumped on board the plan after first turning up their noses at it. “We cut $90 million in property taxes. That’s a winwin for everybody,” said state Rep. Jim Ward, D-Wichita. But any bipartisan spirit quickly soured when several Republicans in the GOPcontrolled House said the felt they had been tricked by Ward. Ward offered his proposal as an amendment to a bill highly prized by Republicans: House Bill 2212, which would restrict property tax increases if overall property valuations increased. During debate, House Majority Leader Arlen Siegfreid, R-Olathe, told Republicans “to go ahead and vote for this amendment and provide that little bit of relief for local counties.” Siegfried added, “The underlying bill will actually solve the problem Please see TAX, page 2A

Challenge to health care reform falls short By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

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Aloha and congratulations to city’s Secondary Teacher of the Year By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Lynne Renick picked the wrong day to wear a hula skirt to work. During a staff meeting early Thursday morning at Free State High School, the ninth-grade English teacher was recognized as the Lawrence Secondary Teacher of the Year. District officials,

former co-workers and family members came to pay tribute to Renick, who was dressed in a grass skirt, SCHOOLS flower lei and Hawaiian shirt as part of the school’s luau day for spirit week. “It wasn’t my first choice to wear this outfit, but my hus-

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band talked me into it. If he knew what was going on and put me in this costume, he is going to deal with it later,” she joked with the crowd of fellow teachers and administrators. Renick, who is a 30-year veteran of the district, is new to Free State. She arrived this year as part of the transition that moved ninth-graders Please see TEACHER, page 2A

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TOPEKA — A proposed state constitutional amendment aimed at challenging the federal health care reform law fell one vote short Thursday of getting on the November ballot. The Kansas Senate voted 26-14 for the so-called Health Care Freedom Amendment, but that was one vote less than the two-thirds majority required to put propositions on the ballot. State Sen. Mary Pilcher-Cook, R-Shawnee, who has been pushing for the amendment since the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act was approved in 2010, said the state constitutional Please see SENATE, page 2A

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DEATHS L.L. HOUSTON Lou passed away on February 16, 2012, at the age of 71, surrounded by his loving wife, children, and son-in-law. He left us just short of his 50th wedding anniversary. He was a well-respected, and accomplished scientist (Biochemist), and did his research in both Academia (University of Kansas), and the bio-tech industry on the West Coast. His cancer research with world leading researchers like himself was done in Europe, Asia, and the U.S. He particularly enjoyed his time living with his family in Basel, Switzerland. Lou made friends wherever he went. He was an interesting man to say the least. We appreciated his sharp mind, driven nature, and that he loved to tell a good story. He was a kind and generous man who loved to have people to dinner. Lou cultivated lifelong friendships, and along with his wife created a loving family. He was dedicated to his wife, Teri, and children, Leslie (Alex), and Scott (Shelly).

He was an adoring Granpa to Sierra, Sam, Isaac, and Cole. He was intensely proud of Houston his children and grandchildren, to whom he passed on his sense of curiosity, intelligence, and creativity. Lou fiercely and courageously survived his cancer for eleven years. He truly did not want to leave us. We are grateful for his courage, tenacity, and his love. We will sorely miss him but cherish the memories he has left us, and treasure the family he created. Per his request, there will be no funeral. Donations in Lou’s memory if you wish may be made to Hospice of Kitsap County, P.O. Box 3416, Silverdale, WA 98383. Please sign the online Guest Book for the family at: www.cookfamilyfuneralhome.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

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ed to consider the disputed law and is expected to issue a ruling as early as June. State Sen. John Vratil, R-Leawood, said it was unclear whether the language of the amendment could be construed to prohibit elderly Kansans from participating in Medicare. Pilcher-Cook denied that was the case. The proposed amendment would have added a new section to the state constitution saying no law or rule shall force an individual or employer to buy health insurance — a challenge to the federal law’s requirement that most Americans purchase insurance, starting in 2014. Six Republicans joined all eight Democrats to stop the measure. The House adopted the proposed amendment last year.

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amendment would protect Kansans. “It prohibits government coercion to force people to be in a governmental health care system that they don’t want to be part of,” she said. “This relates to the liberty of Kansas citizens.” But opponents said the amendment was disingenuous because the federal law would be decided by the U.S. Supreme Court. “This is nothing more than, looks good, feels good,” said state Sen. Tim Owens, R-Overland Park. State Sen. Laura Kelly, D-Topeka, said state law can’t trump federal law. Others argued there was no reason to consider such an amendment since the U.S. Supreme Court has already decid-

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United Way meets goal, starts planning for future By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

The United Way of Douglas County met its fundraising goal of $1,700,000 for the 20112012 campaign. The group had its annual meeting Thursday at Maceli’s, 1031 N.H., where President Peter Luckey recognized community groups that gave to the organization and announced its 2012 and 2013 community goals. Highlights of the campaign included a combined corporate and employee gift of more than $100,000 from Hallmark Cards and an anonymous donor, campaign director Colleen Gregoire said. Seven of 13 Douglas County divisions — those representing Baldwin City, Douglas County management, Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Lecompton, area professionals, small business and Kansas University — exceeded their fundraising goal or raised more than they did last year. KU givers also in-

of the creep in property taxes.” Republicans flocked to the proposal and the measure was approved 122-2. But later, Republicans discovered that Ward’s amendment was actually a “gut and go,” meaning that it eliminated the underlying bill. State Rep. Steve Brunk, R-Wichita, the sponsor of the underlying bill, wasn’t happy about that. “You expect collegiality and forthrightness,” Brunk said. “In this case, unfortunately that didn’t happen.” When explaining his amendment to the House, Ward did not say it was a “gut and go.” When asked why, Ward said because no one asked him. “There was no trickery. I took the underlying bill — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild out and replaced it with a can be reached at 785-423-0668. clean vote on tax relief,” Ward said. He said veteran legislators, such as Brunk and Siegfreid, should have realized what his amendment did. Brunk said legislators are expected to fully explain the substance of WEDNESDAY’S POWERBALL 7 16 17 39 51 (32) their amendments. Now TUESDAY’S MEGA the bill goes to the Senate MILLIONS for consideration. 9 30 39 42 47 (37) The proposal would provide $45 million for WEDNESDAY’S HOT LOTTO SIZZLER each of the next two fis3 5 32 35 37 (14) cal years to local governWEDNESDAY’S SUPER ments for reductions in KANSAS CASH the local property tax rate. 3 15 19 27 29 (23) Douglas County would reKANSAS 2BY2 ceive approximately $3.5 THURSDAY’S Red: 15 17; White: 1 18 million in total. KANSAS PICK 3 “Property taxes have THURSDAY’S 2 2 6

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creased their donation participation from 13 percent to 19 percent and raised $22,000 more than their goal. Leadership givers, those who give $750 or more annually, gave more than $650,000, or 38 percent of the total raised. The allocation process for the $1,700,000 raised is going on now and will conclude next month, Gregoire said. United Way raises money for area human services groups. At the meeting, new board members were announced and officially elected. They include Dennis Anderson, who is managing editor of the Lawrence Journal-World, Marsha Buhler, Marguerite Carlson and Omofolabo Ajayi-Soyinka. The president-elect for the 2012-2013 campaign year is Bryan Culver; the vicepresident-elect is Amy Kelly; and the secretaryelect is Beth Stella. Luckey announced that the United Way’s community goals for 2012 and 2013 are improving educa-

tion, self-sufficiency and health in Douglas County. He stressed the importance education has in improving lives and leading people out of poverty. Funding for programs under the education goal will begin this year while plans for improving self-sufficiency are being developed. Under the larger goal of self-sufficiency, the United Way, according to a media release about its goals, plans to work with its community partners to identify programs that help individuals and families have:

Access to food, shelter and income support

Access to employment

Access to affordable housing

Financial literacy The health goals will be the focus in 2013, though many of the county’s human services groups are already working together to improve efficiency for clients in this area, Gregoire said. — Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-7261. Follow her at Twitter.com/alex_garrison.

Cottonwood honors Rep. Yoder By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

Congressman Kevin Yoder gave high-fives to individuals with developmental disabilities Thursday morning after they performed “Home on the Range” and “America the Beautiful” for him. They were members of a choir at Lawrence’s Cottonwood Inc., which employs and provides services for about 300 people with developmental disabilities. Cottonwood honored Yoder, a Republican from the 3rd District, with an AbilityOne Champion award for advocating on its behalf. “Thank you for your support and all that you do to help us,” Cottonwood CEO Sharon Spratt said in front of about 100 Cottonwood — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild employees and a handful of can be reached at 785-423-0668. board members. Yoder toured Cotton-

increased 65 percent over the last decade, while incomes have either remained stagnant or declined,” said House Democratic Leader Paul Davis of Lawrence. “We are pleased that House Republicans acknowledged the need to address the rising property tax crisis in Kansas.” Just two days earlier, the Republican-controlled House defeated a plan by Democrats to provide $45 million in property tax relief. What happens next on taxes is up in the air. Gov. Sam Brownback, a Republican, and House GOP leaders have proposed differing plans on cutting state income taxes. Both proposals, however, would increase the tax liability for lowincome Kansans. Critics of the plans also say they would limit revenues needed to provide essential state services.

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from junior high to high school. Before this school year, she had taught at Southwest Junior High, where she had been since the school opened in 1995. Despite her three decades of teaching, she exudes the enthusiasm of a new teacher, Free State Principal Ed West said. “She still hasn’t lost the passion and energy for teaching. She has approached each day as if it was the first,” West said. The energy of puppies times 10, is how one student described Renick, Superintendent Rick Doll told Free State staff. Renick energizes any room she walks into, whether it’s a classroom or a meeting room, said her former principal at Southwest, Trish Bransky. One example is the way Renick reads to her students. “It was in a way you could not not pay attention,” Bransky recalled. “She has a very expressive way about her that draws attention to the lesson.” For her part, Renick said there’s a reason she has so much enthusiasm in the classroom. “It is hard to make English fun. If I come in with a ton of energy, at least they’ll respond to that and are willing to put up with the grammar,” she said.

wood last summer and then spoke on the floor of the U.S. House of Representatives in Yoder Washington, D.C., about how the nonprofit organization is using federal dollars to employ people with developmental disabilities to produce cargo tie-down straps for all branches of the military. Soldiers use the straps to move supplies on trucks, ships and planes, and Cottonwood is the sole producer of them. Last year, Cottonwood produced more than 600,000. “I think it’s a win-win program,” Yoder said. “We are able to put folks to work with meaningful activities that actually produce goods that are used by our troops around the During vocabulary lessons, Renick pushes her students by using words that Bransky, who was an English major, said even she had to look up. “She has a way of making kids strive for the next level,” Bransky said. As part of the honor, Renick received a $1,000 check from KU Credit Union and will be nominated to the Kansas State Department of Education’s Kansas Teacher of the Year program. And her photo, Hawaiian shirt and all, will be on display at the district office.

world and at an affordable rate. I think it’s just the type of program that shows a great partnership between the federal government and private industry.” Cottonwood has received a five-year U.S. Department of Defense contract to make the straps since 1999. It’s in its third year of a five-year contract, which provides jobs like sewing, labeling and packing for between 30 and 60 people each day. After the ceremony, longtime employee Susan Boose was working with a machine that sealed the packaging of the straps. She said she enjoyed her job and described it as a great way to earn money. “It’s fun,” she said with a smile. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

In the running Each year, the Kansas State Department of Education accepts nominations for Kansas Teacher of the Year. Each school district can nominate one elementary and one secondary classroom teacher for the award. This year, Lawrence public schools has nominated Woodland secondgrade teacher Marilou Cavin and Free State High School English teacher Lynne Renick.

— Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

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String of break-ins reported at KU lot Kansas University police officers have taken reports of three Wednesday break-ins of vehicles parked in the KU Park and Ride lot on West Campus. Assistant Chief Chris Keary said in each of the three crimes a suspect broke a window and removed items. The first one occurred between 8:45 a.m. and 4 p.m. Wednesday and involved a loss of $340. The second was between 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., as a suspect broke the window and stole the victim’s purse for a total loss of $662. In the third, suspects broke a window and stole $200 worth of items, including a purse and camera. Keary said the victim estimated the broken window was valued at $2,000. The break-ins were reported in the lot in the 2000 block of Constant Avenue.

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Input sought on 6th St. By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Resident indicted on gun charge A federal grand jury in Kansas City, Kan., has indicted a 28-year-old Lawrence man on a federal gun charge, according to U.S. Attorney Barry Grissom’s office. Eric A. Reed Jr. is charged with unlawful possession of a firearm after having a felony conviction. Reed was arrested early on Dec. 9 near 15th and Iowa streets and accused of firing a gun from a vehicle outside Taste Lounge, Bar and Grill, 804 W. 24th St. He was charged in Douglas County District Court with aggravated assault and criminal possession of a firearm. According to the indictment, he was convicted in 2008 in Douglas County for attempted criminal possession of a firearm and cocaine possession. Douglas County prosecutors dropped their charges so federal authorities could pursue a case. Reed faces a maximum of 10 years in prison and a $250,000 fine on the federal charge.

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JOYCE PEARSON SINGS WHILE THEODORE MCVAY PLAYS ALONG ON HIS TAMBOURINE during choir practice for the upcoming Black History Month musical Thursday at St. Luke AME Church, 900 N.Y. The Sunday performance begins at 3:30 p.m. at the church and is free for the public. See the video at LJWorld.com.

KU researcher: Lifestyles to blame for depression ‘epidemic’ By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

The number of Americans who suffer from depression has increased 20-fold in the past century. Today, the serious illness will affect one in four adults by age 75. “We have an epidemic of mental illness,” said Stephen Ilardi, a clinical researcher in the depart-

ment of psychology at Kansas University. He believes the increase is a result of our lifestyles. “We were never designed for the sedentary, indoor, socially isolated, sleep-deprived, fast-food laden, frenzied pace of modern life,” he said.

Ilardi, who has written a book, “The Depression Cure,” and treated hundreds of depressed patients, gave a two-hour program called “Banish the Blues” Thursday at the Lawrence Senior Center that was attended by 110 people. Ilardi said the rate of depression has continued to rise despite

spending billions of dollars on antidepressant drugs. Through research he has created an alternative treatment borrowed from elements of the primitive human lifestyle: exercise, a diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids, adequate sunlight exposure, healthy sleep, Please see DEPRESSION, page 4A

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Figuring out the need for new roads, traffic signals and other transportation improvements near Sixth Street and the South Lawrence Trafficway will be the subject of a public meeting next week. The Kansas Department of Transportation will host a public meeting to receive input on a transportation plan for the 1.5 mile area along Sixth Street/U.S. Highway 40 between George Williams Way and East 800 Road. The open house-style meeting will be from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Langston Hughes School, 1101 George Williams Way. The city, the county and the state are teaming up to complete the $100,000 study in order to ensure that traffic continues to move smoothly in the area as development increases, KDOT officials said in a statement. The study will examine possible improvements to existing roads, potential right-of-way purchases for future roads, and issues related to business and residential access points along the corridor. Lawrence-based BG Consultants is providing the engineering work for the study. Engineers at the meeting will present several concepts, and state officials will be seeking public comment on draft recommendations. The final report is expected to be completed by late spring.


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JEANNE LAWRENCE, FROM MOBERLY, MO., SETS UP HER BOOTH Thursday for the Pilot Club’s semi-annual Antiques Show and Sale, which will be today and Saturday at the Douglas County Fairgrounds, 21st and Harper streets. Organizers said the show will feature antiques and collectibles, including furniture, silver, vintage jewelry, dishes, pottery, buttons, postcards and linens.

St. Pat’s charity auction Saturday By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

The Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade committee is hosting its annual Charity Benefit Auction on Saturday night at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway. Doors open at 5:30 p.m., the silent auction begins at 6, and the live auction starts at 7. A $25 donation at entry is suggested, and includes food and beverages. Maceli’s will cater the event, and O’Malley Beverage of Kansas is sponsoring. Deb Drummet, one of the auction organizers, said the event historically has raised about $40,000. The Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade has raised more than $600,000 for area charities since its inception in 1988. Here’s a list of upcoming events for the parade:

March 2, T-shirt pub crawl, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth.

March 4, Irish Road Bowling, 10:30 a.m. at Clinton Lake.

March 10, Shamrock Shuffle 5K run, 8 a.m., starts at Johnny’s North, just north of the Kansas River Bridge.

March 10, Poker Run, noon at Slowride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St.

March 11, Queen coronation, 6 p.m. at the Flamingo, 501 N. Ninth St.

March 17, parade begins at 1 p.m. at South Park and heads north on Massachusetts Street. For more information about these events and a list of auction items, visit lawrencestpatricksdayparade.com. — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached at 832-7173. Follow him at Twitter.com/shaunhittle.

Roberts’ office gets suspicious letter WICHITA — The FBI is investigating a suspicious letter sent to the downtown Wichita office of Sen. Pat Roberts, one of several congressional offices around the country receiving similar letters in recent days. KWCH-TV reports the letter containing a white, powdery substance arrived at the office Thursday. Traffic was restricted in the area while police and hazardous materials crews investigated. The FBI says no hazardous material has been found so far in similar letters sent to district offices of members of Congress around the country. Roberts’ communications director, Sarah Little, says the Kansas Republican was in Topeka on Thursday, and two staff members were in the Wichita office. Little says the office will reopen today.

Children’s choir leader to enter hall of fame By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

More than 20 years ago, Janeal Krehbiel took a gamble that Lawrence could be more than just a sports town. With her sister Marilyn Epp, she founded the Lawrence Children’s Choir. Today, it is a nationally recognized organization that Krehbiel has more than 200 singers, five choirs and has been on three European tours. “I truly never dreamed we would get this far and do these sorts of things and have these venues,” said Krehbiel, who is the choir’s artistic director. On Saturday, Krehbiel will be inducted into the Kansas Music Educators Association’s Hall of Fame. It will be the first of many tributes paid to Krehbiel as she heads toward retirement in the coming weeks. “It is becoming very emotional,” Krehbiel said about the series of concerts that are in the works. On Sunday, there will be a concert featuring the senior choir, which has members ages 76 and older, and the organization’s two youngest choirs, Cadenza and Capo, held at 4 p.m. at Plymouth Congre-

gational Church. On March 11, Krehbiel will conduct her last concert in Lawrence. The concert, which will be at 5 p.m. at Lawrence High School, will celebrate Krehbiel’s work. Krehbiel will go out on a high note on April 1 as she conducts her last concert at New York City’s Carnegie Hall as part of the The New York City Chamber Orchestra and Festival Choruses. Along with members of Lawrence Children’s Choir, the concert will have about 230 students from across the country. It will be Krehbiel’s third time conducting in the world famous music venue. “I feel very fortunate to make that the final concert. It is a spectacular place to sing and also a very prestigious place to sing,” she said. Carolyn Welch, longtime assistant artistic director, will replace Krehbiel as artistic director. While Krehbiel said she plans to spend her free time attempting to relax, she already has booked concerts where she’ll be the honorary choir director and plans to continue giving clinics and seminars. “It has been a dream come true in a lot of ways,” she said of the last two decades. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

enhanced social connection and anti-ruminative activities. The treatment, called Therapeutic Lifestyle Change, is being studied at KU, and so far the results have been promising, Ilardi said. He said the chances of relapse are far less than for those who take medications. He said the symptoms of depression can include changes in appetite, difficulty in concentrating, sleep problems, loss of interest in activities once enjoyed, fatigue and thoughts of death or suicide. He said, for example, a depressed person will see only clouds and gray on a bright, sunny day while a friend might acknowledge the sunset, birds, green grass and warmth of the sun. “They just don’t see it,” he said about a depressed person. Ilardi said one of the best things anyone can do is exercise because it stimulates important brain chemicals. He encourages people to find activities they enjoy like walking the dog, gardening or playing basketball. On average, he said, people walk eight miles a day at Walt Disney World. “They are thinking about things they want to do,” he said. “If you look at a piece of workout equipment and something is screaming out, ‘Don’t get on it,’ that’s because it’s unnatural.” Ilardi said it can be nearly impossible for someone who is depressed to have the motivation to exercise, so he encourages them to find support. In the KU treatment study, patients are assigned to a personal trainer who sets up an appointment, calls them and holds them accountable until they can get back on their feet. Among his other tips:

Shut off all lights at least 45 minutes before going to bed for better sleep.

Join a church or club because social connectivity is healthy. He said a study found half of today’s Americans say they don’t have a close friend.

Take an omega-3 supplement that has 1,000 milligrams of eicosapentaenoic acid or EPA. It’s important to read the labels because many capsules will have one-sixth of that amount in them. He said it’s best to check with a doctor before taking any supplement. Betty Chapin, 70, of Lawrence, said she attended Ilardi’s presentation because “it’s not talked about anywhere else.” She has suffered from

depression on and off for years and was institutionalized for about a week 20 years ago. Chapin said a friend helped her through it by treating her no differently than before and simply walking and talking with her. She wishes there wasn’t such a stigma with the disease and that more people talked about it. “I fight it today but nothing like I did then,” she said. That’s because she attends therapy, exercises and “tries to keep busy.” “I’ve learned so much about it and I’m thankful that I have.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

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This Saturday is the last time Kansas will play Missouri in regular conference play in men’s basketball. Will you be sad to see the rivalry go? Asked at Dillons, 1015 W. 23rd St.

Judith Withers, social worker, Lawrence “I’m sad to see (Missouri) leaving the conference because rivalry in sports is a good thing.”

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TOPEKA — A bill that could reduce benefits to some unemployed Kansans while cutting unemployment rates paid by new employers was approved Thursday in the Kansas House. Republicans touted House Bill 2638 as a way to increase new business activity in Kansas, while Democrats said the measure was “crazy.” It was approved 85-39. Under the bill, if a jobless person receives a single lump-sum separation or severance payment, then weekly unemployment benefits would be postponed for a period of time commensurate with the number of weeks of compensation that the lump sum would represent. And for new employers, the bill, supported by the Kansas Chamber of Com-

Mollie Pointer, student, Lawrence “We have an in-house rivalry — it’ll be sad to see those jokes go. And for the schools, it adds an extra to the game, makes it just that bit better.”

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merce, would reduce the unemployment insurance contribution rate. State Rep. Mike Slattery, D-Mission, said that because Kansas was borrowing daily from the federal government to pay unemployment insurance benefits, it didn’t make sense to cut employer rates. “We are currently not able to meet our UI bills, and yet the bill in front of you will further reduce our ability to pay our UI bills. How does this make sense?” Slattery asked. “This is crazy.” But Rep. Marvin Kleeb, R-Overland Park, disagreed. “This bill is another jobs creation bill for Kansas,” he said. He said the measure will lure more businesses into the state, create more jobs and help the UI fund become solvent. The measure now goes to the Senate for consideration.

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Keagan Taylor, student, Lawrence “I’ll miss it for sure. Most of my family is from Missouri but I’ve grown up supporting the Jayhawks.”

alarm so she could evade arrest,” said Lawrence police Sgt. Trent McKinley. Officers determined that there was not a threat, and it was the woman who had made the call. Sgt. McKinley said that she was then arrested. 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.

KANSAS CITY, MO. — The U.S. Postal Service, hit hard by declining mail volume and revenue, announced plans Thursday to close mail processing centers around the country, including two in Missouri and seven in Kansas that will mean the loss of more than 200 positions. “Consolidating operations is necessary if the Postal Service is to remain viable to provide mail service to the nation,” Chief Operating Officer Megan Brennan said in a statement. Brian Sperry, a Postal Service spokesman in Denver, said more than 200 processing facilities have been targeted for closing nationwide. In Missouri, the Postal Service plans to shift the work from its Springfield distribution and processing facility to its Kansas City distribution center, and move work from the Cape Girardeau distribution center to a site in downtown St. Louis, said Richard Watkins, spokesman for the Postal Service’s regional office in Kansas City. In Kansas, mail processing centers in Hays, Salina, Dodge City, and Hutchinson, would move to the Wichita processing center. The work at the Liberal processing center would be handled in Amarillo, Texas. Work at Topeka’s distribution center would go to the facility in Kansas City, Mo., and the Colby center’s work would shift to the processing center in North Platte, Neb. The closings don’t affect the Postal Service’s retail or business mail units in the Missouri and Kansas locations. No date had been set for the consolidations, but Watkins

said they would not take effect before May 15. “The key is that overall mail volume is down 20 percent,” Watkins said. First-class mail is down 25 percent since 2006, he said. The Springfield closing in Missouri will mean a loss of 65 positions and the Cape Girardeau closing 71 positions, Watkins said. Some transfer opportunities will be available. The Kansas closings would mean a loss of about 100 positions, with several jobs shifting to the sites in Wichita, Nebraska, Texas and Missouri, Sperry said. He estimated the cuts in Kansas alone would save the Postal Service more than $10 million a year. The Postal Service, which forecasts a record $14.1 billion loss by the end of this year, recently said it will lose as much as $18.2 billion a year by 2015 if Congress doesn’t allow it to cut Saturday delivery, slow first-class mail by one day and raise the cost of a postage stamp. Earlier this month, the Postal Service also said its quarterly loss was up to $3.3 billion amid declining mail volume and said it could run out of money by October. The Postal Service is an independent agency of government and is subject to some congressional control. Jan Manlove, secretarytreasurer of the Wichita local of the American Postal Workers Union, said Thursday the cuts would likely contribute to the Postal Service’s decline. “Cuts to the Postal Service will only hasten the problem. It does not help the Postal Service at all,” Manlove said. “It will slow down service, which will encourage more people to not use the Postal Service. It’s sort of a death spiral.”

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House passes citizenship bill for voting; Senate cool By John Hanna Associated Press

TOPEKA — Republicans pushed a bill through the Kansas House on Thursday requiring potential voters to prove their U.S. citizenship ahead of this year’s election, although GOP senators are divided on whether the state will be ready to enforce the rule. The House approved the bill, 81-43, with all of the votes for it coming from Republicans. It would impose the proofof-citizenship requirement for people registering to vote for the first time in Kansas starting June 15, more than six months ahead of schedule and in time for the normal surge before a presidential election. Secretary of State Kris Kobach, who introduced the bill, says the rule combats election fraud, but critics believe it will suppress turnout among poor, minority and elderly voters. Legislators approved a proof-of-citizenship rule last year but — at the Senate’s insistence — it’s not scheduled to take effect until Jan. 1, 2013. The Senate has a large GOP majority, but its leaders are less conservative than Kobach and his allies and hesitated to move too quickly to impose the requirement. Top Republican senators said a key issue for them remains a $40 million upgrade of the state Division of Vehicles computer system that handles driver’s licenses. The project will allow the division to store electronic copies of birth certificates and other documents proving a driver’s citizenship and transfer them to election officials. Officials in the Department of Revenue, which

oversees the division, have said repeatedly that they think the system will be ready by Kobach June. But GOP leaders in the Senate want a guarantee, and Ethics and Elections Committee Chairwoman Terrie Huntington, of Fairway, said she’ll probably delay action on Kobach’s bill for several weeks to get such assurances. “It really all centers around the ability of the Department of Revenue to have the motor-vehicle computer system working,” Huntington said. “They’re thinking that it might be, but they cannot guarantee that it will.”

Kobach’s objections Kobach has been frustrated by the focus on the Division of Vehicles computer project, arguing repeatedly that it’s not necessary for it to be finished to move ahead with a proof-ofcitizenship requirement. He said the computer upgrade will result in electronic documents transferred automatically to election officials, saving both them and the vehicles division a small amount of time. “To use the software upgrade as an excuse to vote yea or nay is really silly,” Kobach told The Associated Press. “There may be some misunderstandings by senators about this.” Kobach has said the proof-of-citizenship rule will prevent illegal immigrants and other non-citizens from registering to vote, and it makes sense to have the rule in place ahead of the busiest registration period between presidential elections. His office said it iden-

tified 32 non-citizens on Kansas voter rolls last year. Critics note Kansas has about 1.7 million registered voters and that reported cases of illegal immigrants voting remain rare.

Federal impetus Some GOP senators have no problem with moving up the date of the proof-of-citizenship rule. Sen. Dick Kelsey, a Goddard Republican, said he’s confident that Kansans who will need free birth certificates to prove their citizenship will be able to get them to register, as state law currently provides. But the Division of Vehicles’ computer upgrade is an important issue for other Republicans because they believe its completion will simplify voter registration. Part of the division’s project is a response to a federal law pushing states to verify that residents are living in the U.S. legally before issuing them driver’s licenses. Kansas already requires proof of legal status when it issues a new license, but with the computer upgrade, the same proof will be required the next time anyone in Kansas renews a license. By 2019, every Kansas license is supposed to indicate whether someone is a citizen and the Division of Vehicles must store the supporting documents electronically. Then, a Kansas driver’s license will be one of 13 documents that proves citizenship. Department of Revenue spokeswoman Jeanine Koranda said June 15 remains a reasonable date for completion of the computer upgrade. But she called the project “massive” and acknowledged, “Delays are possible.”

Senate OKs doubling fines on K-10 TOPEKA — The Kansas Senate on Thursday approved legislation that would double fines on Kansas Highway 10 between Lawrence and Johnson County. Senate Bill 342 was forwarded to the House on a 22-18 vote. The measure was sought by the family of Cainan Shutt, a 5-year-old Eudora boy who was killed in an accident last year on K-10. Under the bill, traffic fines would double along K-10 and another heavily used road, U.S. Highway 54 in Wichita. The Kansas Department of Transportation would add signage alerting drivers that they were in a safety corridor and informing them of the increased fines. Last April, a car driven by 24-year-old Ryan Pittman crossed from the eastbound to westbound lanes on K-10 near Eudora and struck a minivan in which Cainan was riding. Both Pittman and Cainan died. A toxicology report indicated that Pittman tested positive for a therapeutic level of methadone, an elevated level of tramadol and the active components of marijuana. The accident spurred KDOT to move forward with a plan to install cable-median barriers this summer. Supporters of the bill, however, say doubling fines will also help increase safety.

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Romney pounces on Santorum’s compromises By Charles Babington and Kasie Hunt Associated Press

MILFORD, MICH. — One day after a feisty debate, Mitt Romney criticized Republican rival Rick Santorum and courted tea party voters Thursday in a pair of primary states separated by nearly 2,000 miles. “I appreciate the work you’re doing. I appreciate your willingness to get out of your homes,” he told an audience of tea party members in suburban Detroit, an appearance designed to let him reach out to a part of the electorate that tends to favor his campaign rivals over him. Romney drew applause when he attacked President Barack Obama as uninformed about the workings of the American economy and called him “a man comfortable living with trillion-dollar deficits.” But he largely side-

stepped when asked how he could be able to counter Obama in a debate in the fall campaign if the president brought up similarities between the health care law Romney signed as governor of Massachusetts and the health care overhaul passed by Congress that Republican contenders have vowed to repeal. That was an evident reference to a requirement for individuals to purchase coverage — at the heart of both laws — but Romney’s answer omitted that topic. Instead, he said, “The first thing I’d say to him is, ‘You say you copied (the Massachusetts law), how come you didn’t give me a call? I’d have told you what worked what did not work.’” He added that the federal law was too expensive, raised taxes and cut $500 billion from Medicare over a decade. Romney threw a glancing blow at Santorum,

recalling that the former Pennsylvania senator had said in a debate in Mesa, Ariz., on Wednesday night that he had voted for President George W. Bush’s No Child Left Behind education law even though he didn’t like it. “He said, ‘You know, you’ve got to take it for the team now and then.’ Well, my team is the people of the United States of America.” That was Romney’s message earlier in the day in Arizona, as he sought to upend Santorum’s image as a principled defender of conservative ideals Thursday by describing him as just another giveand-take politician. Michigan and Arizona both hold primaries on Feb. 28. Romney is heavily favored to win Arizona and claim all 29 delegates at stake, but Santorum is making an unexpectedly strong bid for an upset in the second contest, where

30 delegates are on the line. Aides to Romney say Santorum opened himself to the attacks with a somewhat anguished explanation of his reluctant vote for the Bush-era school program in Wednesday’s televised debate. Romney hoped to stop his chief rival’s momentum on a day when Santorum was quietly raising money. But Obama wasn’t helping. His allies aired antiRomney ads in Michigan while the president campaigned in Florida, a crucial swing state that GOP candidates can’t afford to re-visit until their nominee is settled. A Romney setback in either Michigan’s primary or Arizona’s on Tuesday would be embarrassing, or worse. His campaign seemed grateful for Santorum’s unsteady showing in what may have been the GOP campaign’s last big debate.

In battered city, cries of tragic plight By Brian Murphy and Zeina Karam Associated Press

BEIRUT — Medics stitch wounds with thread used for clothing. Hungry residents risk Syrian government sniper fire or shelling to hunt for dwindling supplies of bread and canned food on the streets of the besieged city of Homs. The opposition stronghold was being destroyed “inch by inch,” by government forces, with collapsed walls and scorched buildings, according to accounts Thursday, while Western and Arab leaders hoped to silence the guns long enough to rush in relief aid. The pressure for “humanitarian corridors” into the central Syrian city of Homs and other places caught in President Bashar Assad’s crushing attacks appeared to be

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Claim surfaces that Mormons baptized Anne Frank after death By Brian Skoloff and Michelle Rindels Associated Press

SALT LAKE CITY — A new claim has surfaced that the Mormon church has posthumously baptized a Holocaust victim, this time Anne Frank. The allegations come just a week after The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints apologized when it was brought to light that the parents of Holocaust survivor and Jewish rights advocate Simon Wiesenthal were posthumously baptized by church members at temples in Arizona and Utah in late January. Researcher Helen Radkey, a former Mormon who revealed the Wiesenthal baptisms, said this week she found Frank’s name in proxy baptism records dated Feb. 18, showing the ritual was performed in the Santo Domingo Temple in the Dominican Republic. The Mormon church almost immediately issued a statement, though it didn’t mention Frank by name. “The Church keeps its word and is absolutely firm in its commitment to not accept the names of Holocaust victims for proxy baptism,” the Salt Lake City-based church said. “It is distressing when an individual willfully violates the Church’s policy and something that should be understood to be an offering based on love and respect becomes a source of contention.” Church officials did not return telephone calls and

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THIS IS AN UNDATED FILE PHOTO of Anne Frank, the young Jewish girl who, with her family, hid from the Nazis in Amsterdam, Netherlands, during World War II. emails from The Associated Press on Thursday. A spokeswoman for the Anne Frank House museum in Amsterdam declined comment. Larry Bair, the president of the Mormon temple of Santo Domingo, said Thursday he had looked into the reports but was unable to verify that Frank had been baptized. If it did occur, Bair told the AP, “it was a mistake.” Frank was a Jewish teenager forced into hiding in Amsterdam during the Holocaust and killed in a concentration camp. Her diary was published in 1947. The news infuriated Jewish leaders, who said the church had previously agreed to bar the process of baptizing Holocaust victims but has failed to follow through by educating its members.

es as high as Assad, and international envoys in London — including U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton — made final touches to an expected demand for Assad to call a cease-fire within days to permit emergency shipments of food and medicine. Washington and Euro-

pean allies remain publicly opposed to direct military intervention. But there have been growing signs that Western leaders could back efforts to open channels for supplies and weapons to the Syrian opposition, which includes breakaway soldiers from Assad’s military. In a sign of the international divide, however, key Assad ally Russia said Moscow and Beijing remain opposed to any foreign interference in Syria. Russian President Dmitry Medvedev spoke by telephone with the president of the United Arab Emirates and emphasized that “foreign interference, attempts to assess the legitimacy of the leadership of a state from the outside, run counter to the norms of international law and are fraught with the threat of regional and global destabilization,” the Kremlin said.

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the word “transvaginal” became a big joke on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Daily Show With Jon Stewart,” it wasn’t long before Virginia’s conservative Republicans realized they had overreached on abortion. Gov. Bob McDonnell and GOP state lawmakers Wednesday abandoned a bill requiring women to undergo an intrusive type of sonogram before an abortion — an abrupt reversal that demonstrated the power of political satire and illustrated again how combustible the issue of women’s reproductive health has become over the past few weeks. “You never want to get on the wrong side of popular culture,” said Steve Jarding, a professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government and a Democratic consultant who has run campaigns in Virginia. He added: “When people are laughing at you, you know you’ve gone too far.” At issue was a bill pushed by anti-abortion lawmakers that would have required women seeking an abortion to undergo a transvaginal sonogram, in which a wand is inserted in the vagina to yield an image of the fetus. The procedure differs from an abdominal sonogram, in which a wand is rubbed over the woman’s belly. Seven states have laws mandating some form of pre-abortion ultrasound exam. The Guttmacher Institute, which researches abortion-related issues, said none of the ultrasound laws in other states explicitly

JUNEAU, ALASKA — In the final months before she resigned as Alaska’s governor, Sarah Palin displayed growing frustration over deteriorating relationships with state lawmakers and their perceived efforts to “lame duck” her administration, along with outrage over ethics complaints that she felt frivolously targeted her and prompted her to write: “I can’t take it anymore.” The details are included in more than 17,000 records released Thursday by state officials — nearly 3 1/2 years after citizens and news organizations, including The Associated Press, first requested Palin’s emails. By the spring of 2009, the emails show, Palin was regularly butting heads with lawmakers of both parties over her absences from the Capitol and over her picks for vacancies in the state Senate and her own cabinet. The emails she sent to staff illustrate Palin’s growing suspicion that those legislators were seeking to undermine her administration by harping on how often she was away from Juneau, the state capitol.

Stepmom accused of running girl to death MONTGOMERY, ALA. — An Alabama woman was under guard at a hospital Thursday after giving birth hours after her arrest in the death of her 9-year-old stepdaughter, who authorities say was forced to run for three hours as punishment for lying about eating a candy bar. Jessica Mae Hardin, 27, was transferred from the

Etowah County Detention Center to a hospital on Wednesday, sheriff’s office spokeswoman Natalie Barton said. Etowah County District Attorney Jimmie Harp confirmed that Hardin had given birth hours after she was arrested. He said he didn’t know whether the newborn was a boy or a girl. Hardin and her motherin-law, 46-year-old Joyce Hardin Garrard, were charged with murder on Wednesday in the death of Savannah Hardin.

— Steve Jarding, a professor at Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government require the transvaginal procedure. However, Elizabeth Nash, Guttmacher’s state issues manager, said several of the laws, including a Texas measure recently upheld in federal court, effectively leave doctors with no option but the transvaginal procedure. That’s because an abdominal sonogram does not produce the detailed image of a first-trimester pregnancy that is required by some of the laws, Nash said. In Virginia, the bill began muscling its way through a legislature that recently came under the rule of GOP conservatives. It moved ahead despite an outcry from women and Democrats, including a female lawmaker who called it “state-mandated rape” and another who made her point with a failed amendment requiring rectal prostate exams for men seeking Viagra prescriptions. It didn’t fully jump the fence from politics into pop culture until “SNL” lampooned it on Saturday. “Really?” comic Amy Poehler sneered in noting the Virginia bill on “SNL.” ‘‘Don’t get me wrong, Transvaginal is my favorite airline. I have so many miles on Transvaginal that they upgrade me to ladybusiness.” Stewart wisecracked that “Transvaginal Ultrasound” was the name of a jazz fusion band he once saw in concert.

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WASHINGTON — Soaring gasoline prices are threatening to undercut President Barack Obama’s re-election prospects and offering Republicans an easy target. With prices pushing $4 a gallon and threatening to go even higher, Obama sought Thursday to confront rising public anxiety and strike back at his GOP critics. “Only in politics do people root for bad news, do they greet bad news so enthusiastically,” Obama said of Republicans. “You pay more; they’re licking their chops.” Obama said dismissively that all the Republicans can talk about is more drilling — “a bumper sticker ... a strategy to get politicians through an election” — when the nation’s energy challenges demand much more. In a speech in Miami, he promoted the expansion of domestic oil and gas exploration but also the development of new forms of energy. For all the political claims, economists say there’s not much a president of either party can do about gasoline prices. Certainly not in the short term. But it’s clear that people are concerned — a new Associated Press-GfK poll says seven in 10 find the issue deeply important — so it’s sure to be a political issue through the summer. “Right now, we’re experiencing yet another painful reminder of why developing new energy is so critical to our future,” the president said. At an average of $3.58 a gallon, prices are already up 25 cents since Jan. 1, and ex-

perts say they could reach a record $4.25 a gallon by Memorial Day. Those higher prices could hurt consumer spending and unravel some of the recent improvements in the economy. And they could also be a daily reminder to voters to question Obama’s contention that he’s making the nation — and them — more secure. While motorists are already starting to complain, many economists see the $4-a-gallon mark as a breaking point above which the economy starts to suffer real pain. Analysts estimate that every one-cent increase is roughly a $1.4 billion drain on the economy. Obama’s Republican challengers aren’t letting it all slide by. They have stepped up their attacks on his energy policies, including his rejection last month of a pipeline to carry oil from Canada to refineries on the U.S. Gulf Coast. And they’re full of promises. “I’ve developed a program for American energy so no future president will ever bow to a Saudi king again, and so every American can look forward to $2.50-a-gallon gasoline,” former House Speaker Newt Gingrich said in the Wednesday night GOP debate in Mesa, Ariz. He calls his strategy “Drill Here, Drill Now.” At the same event, former Sen. Rick Santorum of Pennsylvania — who has warned of $5-a-gallon gas — asserted that “we have a lot of troubles around the world, as you see the Middle East in flames and what’s going on in this country with gas prices and the economy.”

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KABUL, AFGHANISTAN (AP) — President Barack Obama apologized to Afghans on Thursday for the burning of Qurans at a U.S. military base, trying to assuage rising anti-American sen- Obama timent as an Afghan soldier gunned down two American troops during another day of angry protests. The U.S.-led military coalition says the Muslim holy books were sent by mistake to a garbage burn pit at Bagram Air Field and the case is under investigation. The explanation and multiple apologies from U.S. officials have yet to calm outrage over the incident, which has also heightened tension between international troops and their Afghan partners. Thousands of protesters, some shouting “Long live Islam!” and “Death to America!” staged demonstrations across Afghanistan for a third day. Protesters climbed the walls of a U.S. base in the east, threw stones inside and adorned an outside wall with the Taliban’s trademark white flag. At other sites, demonstrators burned tires or American flags. Afghan police and international troops fired guns in the air to disperse the crowds.

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WASHINGTON — Most people like President Barack Obama’s proposal to make millionaires pay a significant share of their incomes in taxes. Yet they’d still rather cut spending than boost taxes to balance the federal budget, an Associated PressGfK poll shows, giving Republicans an edge over Democrats in their core ideological dispute over the nation’s fiscal ills. The survey suggests that while Obama’s electionyear tax plan targeting people making at least $1 million a year has won broad support, it has done little to shift people’s basic views in the long-running partisan war over how best to tame budget deficits that lately have exceeded $1 trillion annually. “Everybody should be called to sacrifice. They should be in the pot with the rest of us,” Mike Whittles, 62, a Republican and retired police officer from Point Pleasant, N.J., said of his support for Obama’s tax proposal for the wealthy. But Whittles said he still prefers cutting government spending over raising taxes because of federal waste and what he calls “too many rules, too many regulations.” Sixty-five percent of the people in the AP-GfK poll favor Obama’s plan to require people making $1 million or more pay taxes equal to at least 30 percent of their income. Just 26 percent op-

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KU asset New facilities at Kansas University’s Edwards Campus in Johnson County will help further KU’s mission and contributions in the Kansas City metropolitan area.

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he addition of the new Business, Engineering, Science and Technology building on Kansas University’s Edwards Campus in Johnson County is a significant step in the transition of the school from a facility to meet the needs of so-called non-traditional students to a university that will become a major educational institution. The Edward Campus will continue to grow in excellence and play a more significant role in higher education in greater Kansas City. The original purpose of the school was to provide graduate-level opportunities in Johnson County for people who found it difficult to travel to Lawrence to continue their education. Night classes were offered, and the school provided a means for working people to fit a graduate education into their tight schedules. The school is transitioning into a facility that will provide classes for both traditional and non-traditional students. Land for the Edwards Campus was donated by Kansas City business leader Clay Blair in 1987. This significant and generous gift is located in a prime location and covers between 35 and 40 acres. It is named for Blair’s close friend, the late Roy Edwards, a KU graduate and well-known Kansas City business leader with a deep interest in KU. In past years, Blair served as a chairman of the Kansas Board of Regents and, more recently, as the first chairman of the Kansas Bioscience Authority. He made his gift of land to the state and KU when Gene Budig was KU’s chancellor. Blair hoped the school would give individuals from all disciplines an educational opportunity. In addition to the backing of Budig, the proposal to establish a KU campus in Kansas City had the strong support of then-Gov. Mike Hayden, as well as various local and city officials. The growing Edwards Campus, the KU School of Medicine, the KU Hospital (a separate and independent facility) in Wyandotte County and the resources and excellence of the KU campus here in Lawrence combine to provide an ideal academic-research resource for Kansas City. In many ways, KU is the comprehensive research institution that Kansas City must have if the city is to grow and take advantage of its many opportunities.

WASHINGTON — “We are of the opinion that the Iranian regime is a rational actor,” said Gen. Martin Dempsey, chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, last Sunday on CNN. That sounds right to me, but his comment raises a tricky question: How much pressure will it take to get this “rational” country to curb its nuclear program? The answer here isn’t comforting: Recent history shows that the Iranian regime will change behavior only if confronted with overwhelming force and the prospect of an unwinnable war. Short of that, the Iranians seem ready to cruise along on the brink, expecting that the other side will steer away. I count two clear instances when Iran has backed down, and two more “maybes.” These examples remind us that the Iranian leaders aren’t irrational madmen — and also that they drive a hard bargain. Here are the two documented retreats:

Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini in July 1988 “drank the cup of poison,” as he put it, and agreed to end the IraqIran war. He accepted a U.N.sponsored truce, but only after eight years of brutal fighting, Iraqi rocket attacks on Iranian cities, and the use of poison gas against Iranian troops. Khomeini’s decision followed the shoot-down of an Iranian civilian airliner on July 3 by the USS Vincennes — unintended, but a dem-

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Recent history shows that the Iranian regime will change behavior only if confronted with overwhelming force and the prospect of an unwinnable war.” onstration of overwhelming American firepower in the Persian Gulf.

 Ayatollah Ali Khamenei’s regime halted its nuclear weapons program in the fall of 2003 because of “international pressure,” according to a 2007 U.S. National Intelligence Estimate. The decision came after the March 2003 U.S. invasion of Iraq, which the Iranians apparently feared was the prelude to an attack on their soil. The Iranians also agreed in 2003 to start talks with European nations on limiting their enrichment of uranium — beginning the haggling that continues to this day. Two other examples are less obvious, but they illustrate the same theme of rational Iranian response to pressure. In both

cases the trigger was a strong back-channel message from the United States:

 In March 2008, Iran restrained its Shiite allies in Iraq after a U.S. warning about shelling the Green Zone. The Mahdi Army had been firing heavy rockets and mortars into the enclave, causing rising U.S. casualties. Gen. David Petraeus, then U.S. commander in Baghdad, sent a message — “Stop shooting at the Green Zone” — to Gen. Qassem Soleimani, head of the Quds Force. The intermediary was Iraqi President Jalal Talabani, who had close relations with both generals. The shelling tapered off.

 Last month, Iran toned down its threats to close the Strait of Hormuz after a U.S. back-channel warning that any such action would trigger a punishing U.S. response. The private message paralleled a public U.S. statement: “The United States and the international community have a strong interest in the free flow of commerce and freedom of navigation in all international waterways.” Iranian Foreign Minister Ali Akbar Salehi subsequently offered reassurance: “Iran has never in its history tried to prevent, to put any obstacles in the way of this important maritime route.” The Iranians’ behavior in negotiations, too, has seemed to wax and wane based on their perception of the West’s seriousness. When Russia and China supported U.N. sanc-

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Flawed theory To the editor: Thank you for printing “Policy group looks at Laffer tax claims” in Saturday’s Journal-World. The study by the independent Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy clearly refutes the claims of Arthur Laffer that tax cuts lead to economic growth. George H.W. Bush was correct when he called Laffer’s theory “voodoo economics.” Even so, this hasn’t stopped the Brownback administration from paying Arthur Laffer $75,000 to try to sell this phony concept to Kansans. The governor forgot that Kansans can see through this flawed theory. Neal Malicky, Lawrence,

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tions in 2010, the Iranians got nervous. When India and China reduced oil purchases recently, Tehran took notice. Clear messaging to Iran — and to Israel, too — is important as the tension mounts over a possible Israeli attack on Iranian nuclear targets. The most direct public message yet came from Dempsey in his appearance on Fareed Zakaria’s show, “GPS.” It’s worth looking carefully at just what the nation’s top military officer said. “The Iranian regime has not decided that they will embark on the effort to weaponize their nuclear capability,” Dempsey said, thereby offering Tehran a chance to save face in any deal. He argued that because Iran isn’t yet building a weapon, it would be “premature” and “not prudent” for Israel to attack. “A strike at this time would be destabilizing and wouldn’t achieve their long-term objectives,” he cautioned. But he conceded that the U.S. hasn’t yet persuaded Israel to hold off. The signal to Israel is very clear: Don’t attack! But what about the message to Iran? History shows that the clerics in Tehran won’t accept a deal unless they conclude there’s no alternative but a punishing war. Somehow, the U.S. must convince Iran this confrontation is deadly serious — and then work to find the rational pathway toward agreement.

Pat Buchanan might have seen the end of the line coming at MSNBC when last month network president Phil Griffin commented on his latest book, “Suicide of a Superpower,” by saying, “I don’t think the ideas that (Buchanan) put forth are appropriate for the national dialogue, much less on MSNBC.” When Buchanan was let go last week after 10 years as a commentator on the network, no one was surprised. I don’t agree with some of Buchanan’s ideas, but he has every right to his ideas, as we all have the right to our own. It’s called free speech. The approach to free speech should be like the one taken by the ACLU in 1977 when neo-Nazis made plans to march through the Jewish suburb of Skokie, Ill. While deploring their views, the ACLU defended the group’s right to express itself. Today, is censorship the new pluralism? Actor Ben Jones, who starred as “Cooter” on the television show “The Dukes of Hazzard,” wrote to tell me about a decision by NASCAR to ban the car known as the “General Lee” from appearing at the Sprint Cup series race at Phoenix next month. The image of the Confederate flag on the car’s roof, said NASCAR spokesman David Higdon, “...is not something that should play an official role in our sport as we continue to reach out to new fans and make NASCAR more inclusive.” Jones said in a recent statement, “At a time when tens

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The freedom to debate ideas and present arguments in support of a position is what separates the United States from most other nations.” of millions of Americans are honoring their Union and Confederate ancestors during this Sesquicentennial of the Civil War, NASCAR has chosen to dishonor those Southerners who fought and died in that terrible conflict by caving to ‘political correctness’ and the uninformed concerns of corporate sponsors.” Is conformity the new diversity? Jones is not only an actor, but a former Democratic member of Congress from Georgia and a strong civil rights proponent. When the U.S. Supreme Court upholds the burning of the American flag as free speech, while the free exercise of religion is being curtailed at many levels, is this not censoring a particular category of expression? Censorship is

also moving beyond its classic definition into a new and even more dangerous area. As The Daily Caller, a 24hour news site founded by conservative pundit Tucker Carlson and former Cheney aide Neil Patel, has reported, a liberal group known as Media Matters has not only fed talking points to some reporters and opinion columnists, it has been campaigning to get people fired when they hold ideas with which the left disagrees. According to the Caller, Media Matters hired people to investigate the lives of Fox News employees and compiled an “enemies list.” Media Matters didn’t respond directly to the charges; its founder, David Brock, instead pointed to Reuters’ criticism of the Caller’s “bad journalism” and “lame propaganda” as the reason for Media Matters’ silence. These and many other attempts to suppress speech and force people into a universal and “acceptable” belief system harm freedom. Suppressing speech changes not a single mind. The freedom to debate ideas and present arguments in support of a position is what separates the United States from most other nations. Do we want to become like countries that have the equivalent of “thought police,” smothering speech and penalizing anyone who refuses to toe the party line? Should I be prevented from asking this question? — Cal Thomas is a columnist for Tribune Media Services

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LAKE LEVELS

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WEATHER HISTORY Ice on the lower Susquehanna River in Maryland began to break on Feb. 24, 1852.

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Exhibition; Jennifer Crupi, Kansas Music Hall Of Phoenix Gallery, 825 The Articulate Body: Fame induction, 3 p.m., Mass.: demonstrating Solo Exhibition; Directed Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. artist will be Dawn Kent Lecture on Lawrence’s Visions, Works from 1st of Interlace, live music first organized Jewish and 2nd Year Graduate from Wes Samms and free Community, 3-5 p.m., Students from the School massages from Janette Lawrence Jewish Comof Art at the University of and Kate of Images Salon. munity Congregation, 917 Kansas; Dannon Art ProjSigns Of Life Gallery, Highland Drive. ect, Rex Hausmann and 722 Mass. Black History Month invited artists. musical, “Lift Every Downtown Upstairs, Voice and Sing,” 3:30 824-1/2 Mass.: works by p.m., St. Luke AME Traci Bunkers, Mike WalRed Dog’s Dog Days, Church, 900 N.Y. lace and Uncle Andy. 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Mobile Arts. Academy, 1419 Mass. Wonderfair, 803 1/2 More information on these listLawrence St. Patrick’s ings can be found at LJWorld. Mass.: “Chop Chop” with Day Parade Committee Lee Piechocki and Matt com and Lawrence.com. Auction, 6 p.m., Corpus Jacobs. Aimee’s Cafe And Cof- Christi gymnasium, 6001 Bob Billings Parkway. feehouse, 1025 Mass.: To submit items for JournalL.A. 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HACKED IN THE ACT Duke’s Miles Plumlee, back, was called for a foul on Florida State’s Jon Kreft, but the Blue Devils beat the ’Noles, 74-66. Page 4B

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CITY SHOWDOWN

Mr. Do It All

LHS senior Henrichs versatile

By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

It’s not every night that Logan Henrichs’ stat line jumps off the page and demands attention. It often looks something like this: a handful of rebounds, a few assists, a couple buckets, maybe double-digit scoring. Nothing flashy, extraordinary or eyepopping. But ask the Lawrence High senior’s teammates and coaches IT’S ON about Henrichs, and What: Basthey deliver ketball City rave re- Showdown, views. The Free State thing about vs. Lawrence the 6-foot-2 High guard is, he does a little When: Girls bit of every- at 5:30, boys thing. And at 7 tonight he does it all Where: LHS well. Tweet relief: As LHS Can’t make coach Mike it to the City Lewis put Showdown? it: “He’s Get score stepped up updates and provid- from both ed a number games on of positive Twitter by things for following this basket- @LJWpreps ball team that are oftentimes missed by people that look at point totals or wins and losses. He provides a lot of intangible things that are pretty special.” There isn’t really one area, Lewis said, where Henrichs stands out, but his six rebounds a game leads Lawrence (12-7). Lewis said Henrichs has a nose for the ball and competes on the glass, but he also scores around the basket and can either spot up or go to the rim off the dribble. Basically, he is a Please see HENRICHS, page 3B

Taylor expects ‘crazy’ game

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LAWRENCE HIGH SENIOR LOGAN HENRICHS (32) HANGS IN THE AIR as he lofts a shot over Connor Soukup during the Lions’ game against Olathe South in this photo from Jan. 21 in Topeka. Henrichs doesn’t always put up the biggest numbers, but his teammates say he’s a key cog for the Lions.

The end is near for Kansas University senior guard Tyshawn Taylor, who has just two home games left to play in his college career. Both figure to be major happenings — Saturday’s 3 p.m., clash against Missouri in what is being billed as the last game in history between the rivals in Allen Fieldhouse, and an 8 p.m., Taylor March 3, Senior Night contest against Texas. “I think it’s definitely going to be the biggest in my four years,” Taylor said, asked if Saturday’s rematch of a 74-71 loss to the Tigers on Feb. 4 in Columbia, Mo., could be the biggest game since Allen Fieldhouse opened. “Look at all the people we have out there (hundreds of student campers). This is the most campers we’ve had in a minute, so I think it’s gonna be crazy. I’ve been a part of probably three or four like really crazy games, and I think this is probably going to top all three or four of those,” Taylor added. The Jayhawks are eager to make up for the game at Mizzou Arena in which KU squandered an eight-point lead late. “We’re still kind of bitter about that,” Taylor said. “We kind of let that slip away, so we’re going to try to bounce back at home.” KU coach Bill Self believes this has the potential to be the greatest game-day atmosphere in at least his nine seasons at KU. After all, a victory would assure KU a tie for its eighth-straight Big 12 title with two games left on the slate. What’s more, the country’s top high school prospect, Las Vegas’ Shabazz Muhammad, will be sitting behind the KU bench as part Please see TAYLOR, page 3B

Griner, Baylor have KU women’s attention By Jesse Newell jnewell@ljworld.com

Baylor All-American forward Brittney Griner is averaging 22.7 points and 9.8 rebounds, but it’s another aspect of her game that impresses Kansas University coach Bonnie Henrickson the most. “I’ve always said that the most impact she has is on the other end of the floor because she’s going to take 25 to 30 (points) away from you at the rim and even mid-

range,” Henrickson said. “You have to be really smart with her and recognize she doesn’t have to be very close to you to get a piece of it. She can cover a lot of ground in a short period of time.” KU will have to be opportunistic to try to score against the 6-foot-8 Griner and BU during today’s 6:30 p.m. home game against the No. 1-ranked Bears. Baylor remains as the only undefeated team left in men’s or women’s Div. I basketball.

The Jayhawks’ first crack at the Bears’ defense didn’t go so well. KU made just 18 of 61 field goals (30 percent) and 13 of 49 twos (27 percent) in a 7446 loss at BU on Jan. 28. In that game, Griner contributed five blocks in 31 minutes. “You can’t go challenge her at the rim,” Henrickson said. “That’s wasted possessions.” Henrickson said it was important for her team to take advantage of transition op-

portunities and also knock down open jumpers when they were available. On Saturday, Texas Tech demonstrated another strategy that was effective against BU: shooting lots of three-pointers early instead of taking the ball into Griner. The Red Raiders made six of eight first-half threes, taking a 35-30 halftime lead before eventually falling, 56-51, at Waco. KU did show the ability to hit outside shots in the first

match-up, making five of 12 threes (42 percent). Another important matchup for KU offensively will be point guard Angel Goodrich against BU’s Odyssey Sims, who leads the conference with 3.2 steals per game. “We’ve got to get her screened a little bit and try to get her off of (Angel) a little bit,” Henrickson said, “because that’s a lot for Angel to handle.” BU has won the last four games against KU and 14 of the last 15.

BRING ON DA BEARS Who: Baylor (28-0, 15-0 Big 12) vs. Kansas (189, 7-8) When: 6:30 tonight Where: Allen Fieldhouse TV: FSN (ch. 36, 236)

Kansas LB Johnson eager for combine shot Steven Johnson

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Two years ago at this time, Kansas University linebacker Steven Johnson had just 10 career tackles and was a relative unknown in college football. Today, he’s in Indianapolis going through the first of a four-day stay at the NFL combine, a tell-

all football job interview that tests the speed, strength and smarts of the top college players in the country. Johnson led the Jayhawks in tackles during each of the last two seasons — 95 in 2010 and 124 in 2011, which ranked him 16th in the nation. Like most things during the former walk-on’s football career, the invitation did not come without some adversity. When the initial list of invitees came out in early January, Johnson’s name was not on it. Following the advice of his

agent, Johnson called to inquire about his status and was told that combine officials were waiting for the list of juniors eligible for the NFL Draft to be finalized before completing the list. A few weeks and several prayers later, Johnson officially received his invitation. With one goal fulfilled, Johnson immediately began working on his next. “Getting invited to the combine is big,” he said. “I’ve been watching the combine ever since high school. It’s something I’ve just worked hard for ever since I first

started playing football. But I still have to go out and perform. It’s kind of like a reward for having a good season.” The combine began Wednesday. Because it showcases the skills of 329 athletes, that number is divided into different groups, and each makes its way through the week in stations. Johnson, who will wear bib number LB16, will be grouped with the rest of the linebackers. They’ll be on the same schedule with all of the defensive lineman. Please see JOHNSON, page 3B


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KANSAS UNIVERSITY

TODAY • Women’s basketball vs. Baylor, 6:30 p.m. • Baseball vs. Miss. Valley St. (2:30 p.m.), Miss. St. (6:30 p.m.) at Starkville, Miss. • Softball vs. Fairfield (9 a.m.), Gardner Webb (11:15 a.m.) at Wilmington, N.C. •Swimming at Big 12, Columbia, Mo. •Track at Big 12, Coll. Station, Texas SATURDAY • Men’s basketball vs. Missouri, 3 p.m. • Baseball at Mississippi St. 4 p.m. • Softball vs. UNC-Wilmington (11:15 a.m.), TBA at Wilmington, N.C. •Swimming at Big 12, Columbia, Mo. •Track at Big 12, Coll. Station, Texas • Tennis at Drake, 5 p.m.

Braun’s suspension overturned NEW YORK (AP) — National League MVP Ryan Braun’s 50game suspension was overturned Thursday by baseball arbitrator Shyam Das, the first time a baseball player successfully challenged a drug-related penalty in a grievance. The decision was announced Thursday by the Major League Baseball Players Association, one day before the 28-year-old outfielder was due to report to spring training with the Milwaukee Brewers. Braun’s urine tested positive in October for elevated testosterone, and ESPN revealed the

positive test in December. Braun has insisted that he did not violate baseball’s drug agreement. “I am very pleased and Braun relieved by today’s decision,” he said in a statement. “It is the first step in restoring my good name and reputation. We were able to get through this because I am innocent and the truth is on our side.” MLB executive vice president

Wichita Heights has streak end at 62

Rob Manfred said management “vehemently disagrees” with Das’ decision. Das, who has been baseball’s independent arbitrator since 2000, informed the sides of his decision, but did not give them a written opinion. He has 30 days to do so. “Today the arbitration panel announced its decision, by a 2-1 vote, to sustain Ryan Braun’s grievance challenging his 50game suspension by the commissioner’s office,” a statement from the players’ association said. Manfred and union head Mi-

chael Weiner are part of the arbitration panel, and management and the union almost always split their votes, leaving Das, the independent panel member, to make the decision. A person familiar with the situation told the Associated Press that, after being informed of the positive result, Braun asked to have another urine test taken, and that the second test was within normal range. Braun hit .312 with 33 homers and 111 RBIs last year and led Milwaukee to the NL championship series, where the Brewers lost to the St. Louis Cardinals.

FREE STATE HIGH

TODAY • Girls/boys basketball at Lawrence High, 5:30/7 p.m. • Boys/girls bowling, regional at Royal Crest Lanes, 10 a.m./1 p.m. • Wrestling, state at Wichita, 10 a.m. SATURDAY • Wrestling, state at Wichita, 9 a.m.

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LAWRENCE HIGH TODAY • Girls/boys basketball vs. Free State, 5:30/7 p.m. • Boys/girls bowling, regional at Royal Crest Lanes, 10 a.m./1 p.m. • Wrestling, state at Wichita, 10 a.m. SATURDAY • Wrestling, state at Wichita, 9 a.m.

J-W Staff and Wire Reports

Wichita East defeated Wichita Heights, the No. 10 team in the USA TODAY Super 25 boys basketball rankings, 57-51, on Tuesday, ending the nation’s longest active high school boys basketball winning streak at 62 games. Wichita Heights player Perry Ellis — a Kansas University signee — had 30 points and 13 rebounds for Heights. Senior guard Jalen Love led East with 27 points. The Falcons have won three consecutive 6A state championships and last lost Dec. 19, 2009. Despite the loss, they still have a chance to win a fourth consecutive title as they begin the playoffs next week. “Teenagers live in the moment and in the moment they were really sad,” Falcons coach Joe Auer told The Wichita Eagle. “This has been an amazing experience, but it was never our goal to have a winning streak. It’s not what we’re about. This doesn’t change anything for us.” With Wichita Heights’ loss, No. 3 St. Anthony (Jersey City) now has the longest current winning streak at 55 games. That streak was also threatened Tuesday as the Friars held off a late charge at home to defeat Lincoln (Brooklyn, N.Y.), 51-45. While Wichita Heights’ streak was a state record, it was a far cry from the national record. According to the National Federation of State High School Associations, the record is 159 consecutive wins by Passaic, N.J., from 1919-25. Then Thursday, future Kansas guard Conner Frankamp scored 38 points as Wichita North defeated Wichita Heights, 47-38, giving Heights a two-game losing streak. Ellis had 11 points for Heights. KU coach Bill Self attended the game in Wichita.

Basehor TE commits to Jayhawks J-W Staff Reports

Ben Johnson, a 6-foot-6, 225-pound junior tight end from Basehor-Linwood High, has orally committed to the Kansas University football team, Rivals. com is reporting. Johnson is the first KU football commit of the class of 2013. “I have grown up a Kansas fan,” Johnson told JayhawkSlant.com. “I’m a Kansas guy and I have always liked the area. I just needed to think about everything. I talked with my family and knew Kansas is where I wanted to be.” Johnson received a scholarship offer from KU on Wednesday. He needed just one day to think about it before calling coach Charlie Weis to commit Thursday evening. During his junior year, Johnson caught 56 passes for 956 yards and 12 touchdowns. Rivals.com lists Johnson the top tight-end prospect in Kansas for the 2013 class.

VERITAS CHRISTIAN TODAY • Girls/boys basketball at KCAA Tournament, 2:30/4 p.m., Wichita SATURDAY • Girls/boys basketball at KCAA Tournament, Wichita

SPORTS ON TV

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TODAY

TIGER WOODS TEES OFF ON THE FOURTH HOLE AT THE MATCH PLAY golf championships. Woods lost to Nick Watney in the second round Thursday in Marana, Ariz.

Watney sends Woods packing at Match Play MARANA, ARIZ. — Tiger Woods had a fivefoot birdie putt to extend the match, and Nick Watney already was thinking about how to play the next hole. He had his yardage book out, trying to decide whether 3-wood was the right club to hit off the first tee. “The old adage is to expect your opponent to make it,” Watney said. “And when it’s Tiger Woods, you really expect him to make it.” Just not this Tiger Woods. In what is becoming a troubling trend for Woods, he missed the birdie putt so badly that it never even touched the hole, giving Watney a 1-up victory Thursday in the Match Play Championship. It was the third straight time that Woods, a three-time champion in this event, failed to get out of the second round. “I didn’t miss a single shot coming in, which is good. And that was fun, to hit the ball that well,” Woods said. “Unfortunately, I just didn’t make a putt when I needed it.” Woods missed three putts inside 10 feet over the last six holes, none more important than the last one. Two weeks ago, Woods couldn’t buy a putt at Pebble Beach and closed with a 75, 11 shots worse than playing partner Phil Mickelson. He also struggled to make putts in Abu Dhabi, when he failed to win despite being tied for the 54hole lead with Robert Rock. “I’m very happy to move on. I feel a bit fortunate, as well,” Watney said. “We don’t see him miss putts like that very often. And there were a few of them.” Watney next plays Lee Westwood, the former world No. 1 whom Watney has beaten at Dove Mountain each of the last two years. Westwood had no trouble against Robert Karlsson of Sweden, advancing to the third round for the first time in 12 tries at this fickle event. “Need more clothes. Didn’t pack for long enough!” Westwood jokingly tweeted. England has won this World Golf Championship the last two years — Luke Donald and Ian Poulter — and Westwood is its last hope to make it three in a row.

AUTO RACING

Kenseth, Stewart win qualifiers DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. — Matt Kenseth won the second of the twin 150-mile Daytona 500 qualifying races Thursday with a bold pass of teammate Greg Biffle. The victory gave Kenseth a spot on the second row for Sunday’s race — right behind teammates Carl Edwards and Biffle. Tony Stewart, the defending NASCAR champion, won the first race and will line up next to Kenseth at Daytona International Speedway.

Biffle was leading headed into the final lap, but he tried to block Kenseth, who dove to the inside and used a push from Jimmie Johnson to take the lead. “Well, we were going so much faster that we were going to go by him regardless,” Kenseth said. “I think that was his only hope, is to try to get up the track, try to line my front bumper up where I had to push him. The problem was, I was going too fast. Even if I wanted to slow down, which I didn’t want to on the last lap, I couldn’t have.” Robby Gordon and Michael McDowell earned the two spots up for grabs in the first race, while Joe Nemechek and Dave Blaney each raced their way into the 500 in the second qualifying race.

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Ex-Bear’s family suing league CHICAGO — The family of former Chicago Bears player Dave Duerson has filed a wrongful-death suit against the NFL over his suicide. The suit was filed Thursday in Chicago on behalf of Duerson’s children. Duerson died on Feb. 17, 2011, of a self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest. The lawsuit accuses the NFL of negligently causing the brain damage that led Duerson to take his own life at the age of 50 by not warning him of the negative effects of concussions. The lawsuit says Boston University experts have determined that Duerson was suffering from advanced brain damage when he died.

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K.C. catcher to have surgery SURPRISE, ARIZ. — Royals catcher Manny Pina will undergo surgery to repair a torn meniscus in his right knee and could miss the rest of spring training. Pina hurt the knee Wednesday when he twisted to catch a foul tip in batting practice. Manager Ned Yost said Thursday that Pina would return to Kansas City, where surgery will be performed. The 24-year-old from Venezuela was competing with Brayan Pena to be the backup to starting catcher Salvador Perez. Pina made his big league debut last season, hitting .214 over the course of four games in August. He hit .238 in 68 games with Triple-A Omaha. In other news, left-hander Jose Mijares could arrive in camp soon after working out visa issues in Venezuela. The Royals had not been in contact with him for several days, but Yost said Mijares had simply been out of cell-phone service while taking care of family issues.

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State awaits LHS, FSHS wrestlers By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Everything Lawrence High’s wrestling team has done this season has been geared toward today and Saturday. Competing in two-day tournaments, overnight stays, facing tough competition — it was all to prepare the Lions for the Class 6A state wrestling tournament, which begins at 10 a.m. today at Hartman Arena in Wichita. With 10 LHS wrestlers — seniors Macon Ezell (152), Nick Pursel (170), Reece Wright-Conklin (182) and Brad Wilson (220), juniors Hunter Haralson (126) and Caden Lynch (132), sophomores Garrett Girard (113), Ryan Walter (120) and Alex Jones (285) and freshman

Tristan Star (106) — all competing at state, the Lions, ranked No. 2 in Class 6A, hope to rack up enough points to contend for a state championship when the tourney wraps up Saturday evening. Lawrence’s wrestlers, coach Pat Naughton said, will have to be mentally prepared, warmed up and ready to go if they want to have a chance at a team title. “Down there at state, you can’t have a slow start,” Naughton said. “You’ve got to be ready to go.” Haralson, who placed fourth at state as a 119-pounder in 2011, said the Lions can’t afford to overlook anybody the next two days. “At state, anything could happen at any mo-

ment,” Haralson said. “It doesn’t matter if you’re seeded higher than anybody else.” Every day, he added, the team has discussed LHS assistant coach Randy Streeter’s philosophy: “Anybody can beat anybody at any given point, no matter how good or how bad your record is.” Finding a way to build momentum, Pursel said, will be huge for each wrestler, because winning back-to-back matches is difficult at state. “It’s just a matter of stringing together (wins at) that tournament,” he said. “I’ve seen them all (his LHS teammates) win their matches against kids that are gonna be there.” In pursuit of a team title, Naughton said having 10 wrestlers will improve

Lawrence’s odds. Still, some programs will have more competing — No. 1 Manhattan is sending all 14 of its wrestlers, No. 7 Derby qualified 12, No. 10 Junction City will have 11, and Shawnee Mission East will be represented in 13 weight classes. Naughton has stressed to the wrestlers that all of that is out of their control. Haralson said LHS can’t afford to care about other teams having more grapplers at their disposal. “As long as our wrestlers come there with the mind-set that we can win and we can do it with 10 wrestlers, I don’t think numbers will matter,” he said. Pursel agreed that LHS shouldn’t be limited because of its numbers, be-

Stallworth’s 50 turns 40 Johnson By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

Sunday marks the 40th anniversary of one of the most remarkable days in Kansas University basketball history: the day Isaac “Bud” Stallworth exploded for 50 points in a 93-80 victory over Missouri in Allen Fieldhouse. The sweet-shooting 6-foot-5 senior from Hartselle, Ala., hit 19 of 38 shots and 12 of 13 free throws on Feb. 26, 1972, thrilling a packed Allen Fieldh o u s e c r o w d that included his m o t h e r , Stallworth who was watching her son play in KU’s tradition-rich building for the first time. Members of KU’s 1952 national title team, who were in town for a 20threunion celebration, also were on hand to see Stallworth’s one-for-the-ages outing. “It was a great, great day — a remarkable performance,” former KU coach Ted Owens said of the second-highest scoring output from a Jayhawk. Stallworth’s ‘halfa-hundred’ points trailed only Wilt Chamberlain, who scored 52 points against Northwestern on Dec. 3, 1956. It remains the most points a Jayhawk has scored in a conference game. “It’s not like we were

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of his official recruiting visit. “I haven’t been here that long, but this is my 10th year counting the year I was here with Larry Brown,” Self said of the 1985-86 season. “I don’t think there will be anything that compares to it. The only night I can think of that would be close to as energized would be the inaugural event, the opening of the building. I would think that would have been a special, special night when KU played K-State to open the building (March 1, 1955, when KU beat the Wildcats, 7767).” KU junior Jeff Withey realizes the roar before the opening tip could raise the roof. “You can barely hear yourself think when it’s like that,” Withey said. “It’s real exciting playing in an atmosphere like that. I know it’s going to be really intimidating for the other team.” O

T-Rob says he’s sorry: KU junior forward Thomas Robinson apologized

playing a bad team. Missouri was good. Norm (Stewart, MU coach) tried everything. He put three different guys on Bud. Bud just had one of those nights,” Owens said. Stallworth — he had the front-end of a one-on-one free throw make erased when teammate Wilson Barrow stepped into the lane — scored 50 without benefit of the three-point line. “Think about this ... 13 of those baskets would have been three-pointers today,” Owens said. “That’s 63 points.” Stallworth, who played in the NBA for five years and returned to Lawrence in 1987 to work in design and construction management at both KU Med Center and KU, has been reminded of his 50-point outing on almost a daily basis since that amazing day. “I can’t believe it’s been 40 years,” Stallworth said with a laugh. “That 40 years have passed is kind of a monumental thing. I think it’s great to be alive and an honor to have played at KU. It’s been quite a ride. Individually, that was icing on the cake. That was the individual highlight, but team-wise (11-15 record) we were disappointed we didn’t have the success we had the previous year (when KU reached Final Four and went undefeated in Big Eight).” Stallworth averaged a whopping 25.3 points a game his senior season en route to winning Big Eight

player-of-the-year honors. He had his jersey hung in the rafters of Allen Fieldhouse on Jan. 31, 2005, with that 50-point outing of course prominently mentioned that day. “Missouri had a chance to win the Big Eight championship if they beat us,” Stallworth recalled. “The shots started falling, and Norm tried all different defenses. I guess I just got on a hot streak, and the rest is history. To do something like that your last time as a senior is a storybook kind of thing. More so than anything else though, we ended up beating Missouri my last game.” As co-host of the “Rock Chalk Sports Talk” radio show on Lawrence’s KLWN, he has spent a lot of time talking about Missouri’s leaving the Big 12 for the SEC, starting next season. “I have no heartache of them going to the SEC,” Stallworth said. “I have heartache not playing them anymore. I have good relationships with a lot of people from Missouri. I see Norm on the celebrity golf circuit and speaking circuit. I never had hatred for Missouri. We just wanted to beat them. “The thing about this rivalry ... it goes deep,” Stallworth added of the passions of the fans. “To get a feel for it, you have to be in Lawrence or Columbia. It’s not just two schools or cities. It’s two states going against each other.”

for his technical foul in Wednesday’s victory over Texas A&M on Twitter late Wednesday night. He wrote: “Let my emotions get the best Of me tonight apologize to all my jayhawk fans and anybody who supports me or our program won’t happen again!” Self said Thursday that he speaks with Robinson “all the time” about teams trying to frustrate him. “We had a kid at Oklahoma State named Byron Houston that was a beast, but he was emotional. When you’d put a reserve or two reserves in to lay on him or something like that, he’d get frustrated. Thomas has really handled that, for the most part, really well,” Self said. “Last night, there was nothing that Texas A&M did that was even remotely worth getting frustrated over. You’ve just got to finish plays. That led to his frustration as much as anything. “I think it happened (shoving A&M’s Ray Turner as they fought for a loose ball) strictly out of frustration because he hadn’t had a good game. I don’t think it had anything to do with the actual play. It was frustration for a lot of reasons, how they

defended him and that kind of stuff. That is what disappoints me. I think kids can get emotional in a scuffle or a loose ball, that doesn’t bother me. You have to think for the team’s benefit, and you can’t push anybody, which was a bad play on his behalf and probably gave them the only chance they had to possibly win the game.” O

Missing Mizzou?: Self was asked if he has personal feelings about playing Missouri for the last time. “No,” he said. “I love playing Missouri. I loved playing them when I was at Illinois, and I’ve loved playing them since I’ve been here, but it’s not anything that I’m going to sit around and think about. I don’t feel that strongly at all about it.” O

Jayhawks to attend: Plenty of former KU players will be in the house Saturday. They include: Eric Chenowith, Nick Collison, Matt Kleinmann, Raef LaFrentz, Christian Moody, Brady Morningstar, Marcus Morris, Markieff Morris, Kevin Pritchard, Tyrel Reed, Bud Stallworth, Billy Thomas and Stephen Vinson.

cause, realistically, the team that wins it all likely will have eight or nine medalists. “Most of our guys that are going are going to be able to place,” Pursel said.

Free State sending four Four Free State High wrestlers will be competing at the state tournament. Senior Andrew McLees (132) and junior Spencer Wilson (182) are returning state qualifiers — Wilson was state runner-up at 160 pounds in 2011 — while junior Ben Soukup (152) and sophomore Maurice Jacobs (126) will make their state debuts. “They’re pretty excited,” FSHS coach Mike Gillman said. After practicing Thursday night, Gillman said he hoped to get the wrestlers

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After arriving in Indianapolis Thursday, Johnson will get rolling with his combine experience today. First up is registration, orientation and a handful of medical exams. On Saturday, Johnson will go through a series of measurements, more exams, a media session and psychological testing. Sunday, his group will attend a meeting with the NFL Players Association and a series of interviews. And Monday will be showtime. That’s the day Johnson will run through all of the workouts, timing stations and skills tests. This portion of the combine will be shown on the NFL Network at 8 a.m. and again at 7 p.m. Coaches, scouts and team doctors from all 32 NFL teams all will be on hand for the workouts. Johnson has spent the last several weeks working out in Arizona with Mo Streety of the Arizona Cardinals, who has trained such NFL stars as Darrell Revis, Roddy White and Terrell Suggs. The former KU linebacker not known for his wheels said he’s hoping to showcase his improved speed more than anything. “I know a lot of people want to see my 40 time,” he said. “They’re expecting me to run a 4.75 or something like that, and out here training I’ve already done way better than that.

balanced attacker who contributes 9.5 points a game — second on the team, behind senior KJ Pritchard’s 10.9 average. Pritchard said his backcourt mate is a multi-dimensional, do-it-all player who makes an impact whenever he is on the floor. “He can pick his times where he wants to be aggressive,” Pritchard said, “and when he wants to be more passive and get his teammates involved.” Henrichs admittedly enjoys dabbling in all aspects of the game. “I don’t feel like I’m stronger in a certain area,” he said. “I just try to do everything possible I can. If it’s rebounding one night, then I’ll go and get rebounds.” While Henrichs shoots 40 percent from inside the arc, 36 percent from three-point range and 72 percent at the foul line, he also averages 2.7 assists and just more than one steal and leads LHS with nine charges drawn. His versatility on both ends of the floor, senior Anthony Buffalomeat said, is undeniable. But there’s even more to it than that. “He’s like a natural leader,” Buffalomeat said, “and whenever he’s on the court, he wants to win. He’ll do anything to help our team.”

settled down and focused in on what’s at hand. The coach especially wanted to calm down Spencer. “His personal goal is obviously to get to the finals,” Gillman said. The No. 2 182-pounder in 6A has even more specific plans. “Hopefully I’ll make it to the finals again and face Reece,” the Free State junior said of a possible fourth match-up this season with Lawrence’s Wright-Conklin, ranked No. 1 in 6A. Spencer is 0-3 against his rival thus far and would like a chance at another rematch, considering WrightConklin (34-2) has accounted for each of Spencer’s losses in a 30-3 season. “I think I just have to be more focused than I’ve been,” he said.

That approach, Henrichs said, comes from taking on different roles over the past four-plus years. At Central Junior High, he was more of a lead player. Then his first couple of seasons at LHS, he was an underclassman and took a different role. As a sophomore and junior at LHS, he just tried to find different ways to gain playing time. “I think that’s just carried over to my senior year,” he said. What has made the Lions successful this season is having a combination of perimeter options who play the game much like Henrichs does. Much of LHS offense is based around movement away from the ball, and the freewheeling approach, which Lewis said isn’t always perfect, has made Lawrence difficult to guard. “They’ve gotten to a point where they’re playing pretty good,” Lewis said. “It’s about playing together.” They’re hoping that approach will do the trick at home tonight at 7 in the City Showdown rematch against Free State. The Lions won, 75-68 in overtime, on Dec. 16, 2011, at FSHS. That LHS victory snapped a four-game losing streak in the series for Lawrence, but considering tonight’s game also will serve as Senior Night, Pritchard said it will be the biggest game of the year to date. “This is our Super Bowl,” he said.

De Soto Veritas boys win in tourney sweeps BHS J-W Staff Reports two seconds remaining. J-W Staff Reports

Boys De Soto 45, Baldwin 39 BALDWIN CITY — Caleb Gaylord scored nine points, but Baldwin fell to De Soto, 45-39, in high school boys basketball on Thursday. The Bulldogs (14-6) will entertain Spring Hill Tuesday in a sub-state game.

Girls De Soto 48, Baldwin 37 BALDWIN CITY — Katie Kehl scored 13 points and Kaitlin Jorgensen added nine, but Baldwin fell to De Soto. The Bulldogs (119) will play open sub-state Monday at De Soto.

BRIEFLY KU swimming in 4th at Big 12 COLUMBIA, MO. — Kansas University’s swimming and diving team is in fourth place after two days of the fourday Big 12 Championships. Through Wednesday, Texas A&M leads with 342 points and is followed by Texas (296), Missouri (225), Kansas (128) and Iowa State (121).

WICHITA — Andrew Currier hit a game-winning three-pointer at the buzzer after making a steal, and Veritas Christian defeated Topeka Cair Paravel, 38-36, on Thursday in the KCAA boys basketball tournament. The Eagles trailed by 10 points in the third quarter and were still down one point when Cair Paravel tried to inbound the ball under its own basket with

Cair Paravel fumbled the ball, Currier grabbed it and hit the game-winner. Elijah Penny led the Eagles with 16 points, followed by Currier with 10 and Thomas Bachert with nine. Veritas (14-8) will play Wichita Sunrise in the semifinals at 4 p.m. today.

Veritas 5 9 10 Cair Paravel 12 5 14 Veritas — Elijah Penny 16, Currier 10, Caleb Holland 3, Bachert 9.

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EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division Philadelphia New York Boston Toronto New Jersey

W 20 17 15 10 10

L 14 18 17 23 25

Pct .588 .486 .469 .303 .286

GB — 31⁄2 4 91⁄2 101⁄2

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Str L-5 L-1 L-5 W-1 L-1

Home 13-6 10-9 11-8 5-11 3-13

Away 7-8 7-9 4-9 5-12 7-12

Conf 15-5 11-10 14-10 7-16 8-18

Pct .794 .629 .588 .212 .125

GB — 51⁄2 7 191⁄2 22

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Str W-8 L-1 W-1 L-4 L-2

Home 15-2 12-6 10-5 4-13 2-12

Away 12-5 10-7 10-9 3-13 2-16

Conf 21-4 16-9 16-8 5-17 3-22

Pct .771 .636 .419 .394 .314

GB — 5 12 13 16

L10 8-2 5-5 5-5 3-7 6-4

Str W-2 W-4 L-1 L-2 L-2

Home 13-2 10-4 8-9 7-8 8-10

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Conf 19-6 15-9 8-13 9-11 8-17

Southeast Division Miami Orlando Atlanta Washington Charlotte

W 27 22 20 7 4

L 7 13 14 26 28

Central Division Chicago Indiana Cleveland Milwaukee Detroit

W 27 21 13 13 11

L 8 12 18 20 24

WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division San Antonio Dallas Houston Memphis New Orleans

W 24 21 20 19 8

L 10 13 14 15 25

Pct .706 .618 .588 .559 .242

GB — 3 4 5 151⁄2

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Str W-1 L-1 W-3 W-1 W-1

Home 13-1 13-6 14-4 13-5 3-14

Away 11-9 8-7 6-10 6-10 5-11

Conf 18-8 15-9 13-12 12-13 3-19

Pct .794 .529 .514 .500 .469

GB — 9 91⁄2 10 11

L10 8-2 4-6 3-7 5-5 2-8

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Home 15-1 13-5 9-8 10-10 12-6

Away 12-6 5-11 9-9 7-7 3-11

Conf 21-6 13-12 9-17 12-8 10-14

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Northwest Division Oklahoma City Portland Denver Minnesota Utah

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Pacific Division L.A. Clippers L.A. Lakers Golden State Phoenix Sacramento

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Thursday’s games Miami 102, New York 88 Atlanta 83, Orlando 78 San Antonio 114, Denver 99 Oklahoma City 100, L.A. Lakers 85

Today’s games No games scheduled

Saturday’s games No games scheduled

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Oklahoma City Pts: 2. FGs: 1-1. FTs: 0-0. Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 8. FGs: 3-7. FTs: 1-2. Nick Collison, Oklahoma City Did not play (quad contusion). Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta Pts: 6. FGs: 3-9. FTs: 0-0.

SCOREBOARD Roundup

The Associated Press

Heat 102, Knicks 88 MIAMI — Chris Bosh scored 25 points, Dwyane Wade added 22, and Miami’s defense clamped down on Jeremy Lin as the Heat stretched their winning streak to eight games with a win over New York on Thursday night. LeBron James finished with 20 points, nine rebounds and eight assists for Miami, which will go into the All-Star break with the NBA’s best record (27-7). Lin shot only 1-for-11 from the field, finishing with eight points and three assists. He had been averaging 23.9 points and 9.2 assists in New York’s last 11 games. NEW YORK (88) C.Anthony 7-20 4-4 19, Stoudemire 4-7 5-6 13, Chandler 4-7 2-2 10, Lin 1-11 6-6 8, Fields 4-9 0-0 8, Smith 5-11 2-4 14, Jeffries 2-2 0-0 4, Novak 4-5 0-0 12, Davis 0-7 0-0 0. Totals 31-79 19-22 88. MIAMI (102) James 7-16 6-6 20, Bosh 11-17 3-4 25, J.Anthony 0-1 0-0 0, Chalmers 3-7 1-2 8, Wade 10-22 2-3 22, Battier 3-6 0-0 8, Haslem 3-5 0-0 6, Cole 4-9 2-4 10, Miller 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 42-85 14-19 102. New York 20 27 19 22— 88 Miami 24 27 29 22—102 3-Point Goals-New York 7-17 (Novak 4-5, Smith 2-5, C.Anthony 1-1, Lin 0-2, Davis 0-4), Miami 4-14 (Battier 2-4, Miller 1-2, Chalmers 1-5, Wade 0-1, Cole 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-New York 49 (Chandler 9), Miami 50 (James, Haslem 9). Assists-New York 14 (Davis, Smith, Lin 3), Miami 19 (James 8). Total Fouls-New York 15, Miami 22. Technicals-Chandler, New York Coach D’Antoni. A-20,197 (19,600).

Hawks 83, Magic 78 ATLANTA — Josh Smith scored 22 points and pulled down 12 rebounds to help Atlanta snap a three-game slide. ORLANDO (78) Turkoglu 4-16 2-2 11, Anderson 4-13 0-0 10, Howard 5-7 2-5 12, Duhon 3-9 0-0 6, J.Richardson 3-10 0-0 7, Davis 3-7 0-0 6, I.Smith 2-7 4-4 8, Redick 5-10 1-2 13, Q.Richardson 1-1 0-0 3, Clark 0-1 0-0 0, Wafer 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 31-82 9-13 78. ATLANTA (83) Williams 0-3 2-2 2, J.Smith 8-22 5-8 22, Pachulia 1-6 2-2 4, Teague 5-12 3-6 13, Hinrich 3-9 0-0 6, Green 6-10 0-0 14, Radmanovic 1-5 2-2 5, Pargo 6-9 0-0 15, I.Johnson 1-1 0-0 2, McGrady 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 31-78 14-20 83. Orlando 20 10 25 23—78 Atlanta 29 18 11 25—83 3-Point Goals-Orlando 7-32 (Redick 2-4, Anderson 2-6, Q.Richardson 1-1, J.Richardson 1-6, Turkoglu 1-9, I.Smith 0-2, Duhon 0-4), Atlanta 7-17 (Pargo 3-4, Green 2-4, J.Smith 1-1, Radmanovic 1-4, Teague 0-1, Williams 0-1, Hinrich 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Orlando 51 (Howard 12), Atlanta 57 (Pachulia 13). Assists-Orlando 19 (Turkoglu, Duhon, I.Smith 4), Atlanta 19 (Pachulia, Hinrich 4). Total Fouls-Orlando 19, Atlanta 12. A-14,523 (18,729).

SAN ANTONIO (114) Jefferson 5-8 2-2 17, Duncan 6-13 6-9 18, Blair 12-21 4-4 28, Parker 5-11 4-4 16, Green 6-12 3-4 16, Leonard 1-1 0-0 2, Bonner 4-8 0-0 12, Neal 1-7 0-0 3, Anderson 0-4 0-0 0, Joseph 1-1 0-0 2, Dawson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 41-86 19-23 114. DENVER (99) Brewer 9-17 3-4 23, Faried 2-5 0-0 4, Mozgov 3-5 2-2 8, Miller 7-10 5-6 20, Afflalo 6-16 4-5 19, Andersen 0-1 0-0 0, Hamilton 0-7 0-0 0, Harrington 4-10 0-0 8, Stone 2-6 4-4 9, Koufos 4-6 0-0 8. Totals 37-83 18-21 99. San Antonio 31 34 27 22—114 Denver 15 24 33 27— 99 3-Point Goals-San Antonio 13-27 (Jefferson 5-7, Bonner 4-8, Parker 2-3, Neal 1-3, Green 1-5, Anderson 0-1), Denver 7-19 (Afflalo 3-5, Brewer 2-5, Miller 1-1, Stone 1-3, Hamilton 0-5). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsSan Antonio 50 (Blair 12), Denver 48 (Harrington, Hamilton 9). AssistsSan Antonio 29 (Parker 12), Denver 25 (Stone, Miller 7). Total Fouls-San Antonio 18, Denver 18. TechnicalsSan Antonio defensive three second. A-18,875 (19,155).

Thunder 100, Lakers 85 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant scored 33 points, Russell Westbrook added 19, and Oklahoma City beat Los Angeles to head into the All-Star break tied for the league’s best record. Oklahoma City and Miami both have NBAleading 27-7 records at the break. L.A. LAKERS (85) World Peace 3-6 0-0 9, Gasol 9-14 4-5 22, Bynum 5-15 4-4 14, Fisher 2-8 0-0 5, Bryant 7-24 10-11 24, Murphy 1-2 0-0 2, Barnes 0-1 0-0 0, Blake 3-5 2-2 8, Goudelock 0-3 0-0 0, Morris 0-0 0-0 0, Kapono 0-0 1-1 1, McRoberts 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 30-78 21-23 85. OKLAHOMA CITY (100) Durant 12-22 7-7 33, Ibaka 5-10 1-2 11, Perkins 1-2 1-2 3, Westbrook 6-17 5-7 19, Cook 3-8 0-0 8, Mohammed 0-1 0-0 0, Harden 6-10 3-3 16, Aldrich 1-1 0-0 2, Ivey 0-1 0-0 0, Jackson 2-5 4-4 8, Reid 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-77 21-25 100. L.A. Lakers 23 20 19 23— 85 Oklahoma City 19 27 27 27—100 3-Point Goals-L.A. Lakers 4-14 (World Peace 3-5, Fisher 1-2, Gasol 0-1, Blake 0-1, Goudelock 0-2, Bryant 0-3), Oklahoma City 7-25 (Westbrook 2-5, Cook 2-7, Durant 2-8, Harden 1-3, Ivey 0-1, Jackson 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Lakers 49 (Bynum 12), Oklahoma City 46 (Ibaka 13). Assists-L.A. Lakers 16 (World Peace 5), Oklahoma City 17 (Durant, Westbrook 6). Total Fouls-L.A. Lakers 18, Oklahoma City 20. Technicals-World Peace, Reid. A-18,203 (18,203).

Duke decks FSU, keeps pace in ACC No. 5 Duke 74, No. 15 Florida State 66 TALLAHASSEE, FLA. — Reserve Andre Dawkins scored 22 points, and freshman Austin Rivers added 20 to lead Duke past Florida State on Thursday night. The win kept the Blue Devils (24-4, 11-2) tied with No. 7 North Carolina for first place in the Atlantic Coast Conference while Florida State (19-8, 10-3) dropped a game behind. Dawkins scored 18 points over the last 11:23 of the first half, going 5-of-7 from three-point range as Duke took a 39-32 lead. The Blue Devils took the lead for keeps at 17-15 on a layup by Rivers with 10:44 remaining in the half. Ryan Kelly added 13 points, and Miles Plumlee had 10 for Duke, which shot 42.3 percent from the field, including 13-of-28 from three-point range. Michael Snaer had 18 points for the Seminoles, while Bernard James added 13 points, nine rebounds and five blocked shots. Snaer, whose first of two buzzer-beating gamewinning three-pointers this season ended Duke’s 45-game home winning streak 33 days ago, sat out the last 9:49 of the first half after drawing his second personal foul. The Seminoles, who have never won an ACC

title, beat Duke and North pointers. Donte Poole Carolina last month. But added 16 points, and Zay they never got a shot at Jackson had 11. any last-second heroics STATE (27-1) Thursday although they MURRAY Daniel 1-3 2-4 4, Canaan 8-12 3-3 24, got within three points Poole 6-10 0-0 16, Long 2-5 3-4 7, Aska twice, the last at 61-58 with 1-2 4-4 6, Wilson 1-4 0-0 2, Mushatt 3-3 0-0 8, Jackson 4-7 2-2 11, Garrett 0-0 2-2 4:17 left on a three-point 2, Bland 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 26-46 16-19 80. play by James. TENNESSEE STATE (19-11) DUKE (24-4) Mas. Plumlee 0-1 1-2 1, Mi. Plumlee 5-6 0-1 10, Rivers 6-16 4-7 20, Thornton 0-2 1-3 1, Curry 2-8 2-2 7, Cook 0-1 0-0 0, Gbinije 0-0 0-0 0, Hairston 0-0 0-0 0, Dawkins 6-12 4-6 22, Kelly 3-6 5-5 13. Totals 22-52 17-26 74. FLORIDA STATE (19-8) Gibson 2-6 2-4 6, James 6-8 1-1 13, Loucks 1-5 0-0 2, Dulkys 1-6 0-0 3, Snaer 8-18 0-0 18, White 2-6 5-6 9, Peterson 2-4 2-6 6, Miller 2-6 2-4 7, Kreft 1-4 0-1 2. Totals 25-63 12-22 66. Halftime-Duke 39-32. 3-Point GoalsDuke 13-28 (Dawkins 6-9, Rivers 4-8, Kelly 2-5, Curry 1-4, Cook 0-1, Thornton 0-1), Florida St. 4-15 (Snaer 2-6, Miller 1-2, Dulkys 1-4, White 0-1, Gibson 0-1, Loucks 0-1). Fouled Out-Mi. Plumlee, White. Rebounds-Duke 36 (Mi. Plumlee 8), Florida St. 41 (James 9). AssistsDuke 12 (Rivers 4), Florida St. 11 (Loucks 3). Total Fouls-Duke 23, Florida St. 20. A-12,100.

No. 14 Murray State 80, Tennessee State 62 NASHVILLE, TENN. — Isaiah Canaan scored 16 of his 24 points in the first half, and Murray State routed Tennessee State, avenging the Racers’ lone loss this season. The Racers (27-1, 14-1 Ohio Valley Conference) blew a 13-point lead in losing 72-68 on Feb. 9. They used a 14-0 run over the final 2:31 of the first half Thursday with four Racers each hitting a threepointer in blowing open a tight game. Murray State shot 62.5 percent from the field in the first half and finished by matching its season-high with 12 three-

Miller 1-7 2-3 4, Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Peters 1-8 0-0 2, Covington 10-15 3-5 24, Rhett 1-3 2-2 4, Butcher 0-0 0-0 0, Bawa 0-0 0-0 0, Conner 0-1 0-0 0, Thornton 6-11 5-11 17, Fredrick 0-0 0-0 0, Moore 3-6 0-0 7, Green 0-0 0-0 0, Cyphers 1-5 2-2 4. Totals 23-57 14-23 62. Halftime-Murray St. 45-28. 3-Point Goals-Murray St. 12-22 (Canaan 5-7, Poole 4-8, Mushatt 2-2, Jackson 1-2, Long 0-1, Wilson 0-2), Tennessee St. 2-15 (Moore 1-3, Covington 1-3, Miller 0-1, Conner 0-1, Harris 0-1, Cyphers 0-2, Peters 0-4). Fouled Out-Miller. Rebounds-Murray St. 24 (Aska, Jackson 4), Tennessee St. 36 (Covington 15). Assists-Murray St. 12 (Jackson 5), Tennessee St. 6 (Covington, Miller 2). Total Fouls-Murray St. 23, Tennessee St. 18. A-NA.

Iowa 67, No. 16 Wisconsin 66 IOWA CITY, IOWA — Senior Matt Gatens scored a career-high 33 points, and Iowa beat Wisconsin. It was the second straight career-high for Gatens, who had 30 points in Iowa’s win over then-No. 18 Indiana on Sunday. Wisconsin (20-8, 9-6 Big Ten) lost for just the third time in 11 games. The Badgers got within 65-63 on Jordan Taylor’s layup with four seconds left, but Gatens made two free throws to cap his brilliant night for the Hawkeyes (15-13, 7-8). WISCONSIN (20-8) Evans 6-13 2-3 14, Bruesewitz 2-3 0-0 4, Berggren 2-7 0-0 4, Taylor 4-8 0-0 9, Gasser 6-11 0-0 14, Brust 4-7 0-0 10, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0, Wilson 5-7 0-0 11, Kaminsky 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 29-57 2-3 66.

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IOWA (15-13) McCabe 2-6 0-0 6, White 5-7 2-5 12, Oglesby 0-3 0-0 0, Marble 3-10 4-5 11, Gatens 12-18 2-3 33, Basabe 2-5 1-2 5, Brommer 0-0 0-0 0, Cartwright 0-1 0-0 0, May 0-0 0-0 0, Stokes 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 24-50 9-15 67. Halftime-Iowa 43-34. 3-Point GoalsWisconsin 6-16 (Brust 2-3, Gasser 2-5, Taylor 1-2, Wilson 1-2, Evans 0-1, Bruesewitz 0-1, Berggren 0-2), Iowa 10-18 (Gatens 7-10, McCabe 2-2, Marble 1-4, Oglesby 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Wisconsin 31 (Evans 6), Iowa 29 (White 6). Assists-Wisconsin 11 (Taylor 4), Iowa 18 (Marble 8). Total Fouls-Wisconsin 16, Iowa 12. A-14,248.

Conf. Overall W L W L 13 2 23 5 12 3 25 3 10 5 23 5 10 5 20 8 8 7 19 8 7 8 17 11 6 9 13 15 4 11 14 13 4 11 13 14 1 14 8 19

Kansas Missouri Baylor Iowa State Kansas State Texas Oklahoma State Oklahoma Texas A&M Texas Tech Saturday, Feb. 25 Missouri at Kansas, 3 p.m. Iowa State at Kansas State, 12:30 p.m. Oklahoma at Baylor, 12:30 p.m. Texas A&M at Oklahoma State, 1 p.m. Texas at Texas Tech, 3 p.m.

Spurs 114, Nuggets 99 DENVER — DeJuan Blair tied a career high with 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, helping San Antonio beat Denver to wrap up a nine-game road swing. Buoyed by a 19-1 run midway through the first quarter, the Spurs Big 12 Women jumped out to a big lead and then held on at the Baylor Texas A&M end. Oklahoma State All five starters for the Kansas Iowa State Spurs scored in double Kansas Texas Tech figures. Texas

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Conf. Overall W L W L 15 0 28 0 10 5 19 7 10 5 18 9 9 6 18 9 8 7 18 9 7 8 18 9 5 10 17 10 5 10 15 12 5 10 13 11 1 14 11 15

Oklahoma State Missouri Today’s Game Baylor at Kansas, 6:30 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 25 Kansas State at Missouri, noon Oklahoma at Texas, 5 p.m. Oklahoma State at Iowa State, 7 p.m. Texas Tech at Texas A&M, 7 p.m.

College Men

EAST Albany (NY) 74, Binghamton 63 Bucknell 55, American U. 50 CCSU 78, Mount St. Mary’s 63 LIU 91, Fairleigh Dickinson 80 Marist 61, Siena 52 Monmouth (NJ) 79, St. Francis (NY) 73 Quinnipiac 77, St. Francis (Pa.) 44 Robert Morris 55, Sacred Heart 53 SOUTH Austin Peay 85, UT-Martin 67 Belmont 58, Kennesaw St. 53 Davidson 66, Elon 45 Duke 74, Florida St. 66 ETSU 72, Stetson 56 Furman 65, Chattanooga 55 Jacksonville St. 69, SE Missouri 59 Liberty 61, Coastal Carolina 57 Louisiana Tech 75, San Jose St. 49 Mercer 63, Lipscomb 54 Middle Tennessee 94, LouisianaMonroe 61 Morehead St. 75, E. Illinois 39 Murray St. 80, Tennessee St. 62 Presbyterian 77, Radford 64 SC-Upstate 87, Florida Gulf Coast 74 SIU-Edwardsville 63, E. Kentucky 58 South Alabama 79, FAU 76, OT Troy 75, FIU 70, OT UNC Asheville 71, Gardner-Webb 61 VMI 90, Charleston Southern 81 W. Carolina 79, Samford 77 W. Kentucky 79, Arkansas St. 76 MIDWEST Cincinnati 60, Louisville 56 Cleveland St. 77, Detroit 64 Green Bay 73, Loyola of Chicago 70, OT IUPUI 74, N. Dakota St. 68 Iowa 67, Wisconsin 66 Milwaukee 72, Ill.-Chicago 61 Oakland 89, UMKC 56 S. Dakota St. 74, W. Illinois 57 South Dakota 93, IPFW 84 Youngstown St. 61, Wright St. 54 SOUTHWEST Alabama 79, Arkansas 68 North Texas 75, UALR 67, OT FAR WEST Arizona 70, Southern Cal 54 Cal St.-Fullerton 69, Pacific 68 California 60, Utah 46 E. Washington 85, Idaho St. 78 Montana 78, N. Arizona 60 New Mexico St. 115, Hawaii 73 San Diego 60, Loyola Marymount 57 UCLA 66, Arizona St. 57 Utah Valley 75, Houston Baptist 56 Weber St. 88, N. Colorado 71

College Women

EAST Delaware 71, George Mason 53 Drexel 72, William & Mary 43 NC State 73, Boston College 69 SOUTH Arkansas 72, Tennessee 71, OT Auburn 81, Alabama 40 Belmont 58, Kennesaw St. 53 ETSU 74, Stetson 72 East Carolina 65, UCF 50 FIU 74, Troy 52 Florida 79, Mississippi St. 45 Florida Gulf Coast 76, SC-Upstate 63 Florida St. 74, Clemson 52 Georgia 87, Mississippi 52 Georgia Tech 76, Virginia Tech 66 Kentucky 53, South Carolina 50 Memphis 71, UAB 56 Murray St. 87, Tennessee St. 83 Northeastern 78, Old Dominion 66 SE Missouri 54, Jacksonville St. 47 Southern Miss. 63, Marshall 55 Tulsa 72, Tulane 59 VCU 73, Georgia St. 61 MIDWEST Detroit 65, Cleveland St. 55 Illinois St. 68, Wichita St. 62 Indiana 62, Wisconsin 60 Iowa 70, Northwestern 63 Michigan St. 73, Nebraska 53 Ohio St. 81, Minnesota 56 Purdue 60, Michigan 49 Wright St. 84, Youngstown St. 62 SOUTHWEST North Dakota 60, Texas-Pan American 58 Rice 68, Houston 40 UTEP 68, SMU 50 FAR WEST BYU 84, Santa Clara 57

Match Play Championship

Thursday At Dove Mountain, The Ritz-Carlton Golf Club Marana, Ariz. Yardage: 7,791; Par: 72 Second Round Seeds in parentheses Steve Stricker (5), United States, def. Louis Oosthuizen (28), South Africa, 1 up. Hunter Mahan (21), United States, def. Y.E. Yang (53), South Korea, 5 and 3. Martin Laird (38), Scotland, def. Matteo Manassero (59), Italy, 2 and 1. Paul Lawrie (43), Scotland, def. Ryo Ishikawa (54), Japan, 1 up. Mark Wilson (40), United States, def. Robert Rock (57), England, 3 and 2. Dustin Johnson (9), United States, def. Franceso Molinari (41), Italy, 7 and 5. John Senden (39), Australia, def. Jason Day (7), Australia, 6 and 5. Bae Sang-moon (42), South Korea, def. Charl Schwartzel (10), South Africa, 1 up. Martin Kaymer (4), Germany, def. David Toms (29), United States, 2 up. Matt Kuchar (13), United States, def. Bubba Watson (20), United States, 3 and 2. Lee Westwood (3), England, def. Robert Karlsson (30), Sweden, 3 and 2 Nick Watney (14), United States, def. Tiger Woods (19), United States, 1 up. Peter Hanson (33), Sweden, def. Ernie Els (64), South Africa, 5 and 4. Brandt Snedeker (17), United Stated, def. Kyle Stanley (49), United States, 2 and 1. Rory McIlroy (2), Northern Ireland, def. Anders Hansen (34), Denmark, 3 and 2. Miguel Angel Jimenez (50), Spain, def. Keegan Bradley (18), United States, 2 and 1.

Big 12 Women

Thursday at Columbia, Mo. Team scores: Texas A&M 342, Texas 296, Missouri 225, Kansas 128, Iowa State 121 KU results 400 freestyle relay — 4. Sveta Golovchun, Sofia Filatova, Brooke Brll, Kaja Kolsek, 1:32.91. 500 freestyle — 8. Rebecca Swank, 4:50.92. 12. Malia Johnson 4:51.81. 13. Shannon BGarlie, 4:52.81. 15. Morgan Sharp, 5:01.38. 20. Allison Moffit, 4:58.93. 24. Rachel Snyder, 5:06.15. 200 individual medley — 13. Stephanie Payne, 2:01.79. 15. Brooke Brull, 2:02.64. 16. Brittany Rospie, 2:03.32. 25. Alison Lusk, 2:05.91. 29. Caroline Patter, 2:07.74. 31. Sara Snow, 2:08.55. 38. Cora Powers, 2:12.81.

Daytona 500 Lineup

After Thursday qualifying; race Sunday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Car number in parentheses) 1. (99) Carl Edwards, Ford, 194.738. 2. (16) Greg Biffle, Ford, 194.087. 3. (14) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, 193.607. 4. (17) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 193.245. 5. (88) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 194.028. 6. (78) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 191.063. 7. (9) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 193.999. 8. (48) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 193.449. 9. (31) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 192.777. 10. (33) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 191.27. 11. (98) Michael McDowell, Ford, 190.99. 12. (20) Joey Logano, Toyota, 192.868. 13. (29) Kevin Harvick, Chevrolet, 192.914. 14. (18) Kyle Busch, Toyota, 191.873. 15. (22) A J Allmendinger, Dodge, 193.121. 16. (24) Jeff Gordon, Chevrolet, 193.803. 17. (7) Robby Gordon, Dodge, 188.229. 18. (39) Ryan Newman, Chevrolet, 193.224. 19. (1) Jamie McMurray, Chevrolet, 191.84. 20. (5) Kasey Kahne, Chevrolet, 192.583. 21. (6) Ricky Stenhouse Jr., Ford, 193.665. 22. (55) Mark Martin, Toyota, 193.503. 23. (2) Brad Keselowski, Dodge, 192.992. 24. (36) Dave Blaney, Chevrolet, 191.506. 25. (34) David Ragan, Ford, 193.249. 26. (56) Martin Truex Jr., Toyota, 193.665. 27. (43) Aric Almirola, Ford, 193.382. 28. (51) Kurt Busch, Chevrolet, 191.363. 29. (10) Danica Patrick, Chevrolet, 191.738. 30. (15) Clint Bowyer, Toyota. 31. (11) Denny Hamlin, Toyota, 191.127. 32. (47) Bobby Labonte, Toyota, 190.022. 33. (38) David Gilliland, Ford, 190.046. 34. (87) Joe Nemechek, Toyota, 191.16. 35. (42) Juan Pablo Montoya, Chevrolet, 192.6. 36. (13) Casey Mears, Ford, 193.844. 37. (27) Paul Menard, Chevrolet, 193.374. 38. (93) David Reutimann, Toyota, 189.235. 39. (83) Landon Cassill, Toyota, 190.605. 40. (21) Trevor Bayne, Ford, 193.615. 41. (26) Tony Raines, Ford, 192.534. 42. (30) David Stremme, Toyota, 191.963. 43. (32) Terry Labonte, Ford, Past Champion. Failed to Qualify 44. (40) Michael Waltrip, Toyota, 191.18. 45. (23) Robert Richardson Jr., Toyota, 188.438. 46. (97) Bill Elliott, Toyota, 189.95. 47. (37) Mike Wallace, Ford, 189.853. 48. (09) Kenny Wallace, Toyota, 191.567. 49. (49) J.J. Yeley, Toyota, 187.954.

Portland St. 76, E. Washington 69 Cincinnati 60, Sacramento St. 73, Idaho St. 65 No. 17 Louisville 56 CINCINNATI — Point High School guard Cashmere Wright Freshman Boys 58, Free State 56 scored 22 points, match- LHS FSHS highlights: Keegan McKinney ing his career-high with 17 points, Kalim Dowdell 10 points, Joel 7 points, Scott Frantz 6 points, six three-pointers, and Spain Jack Raney 6 points, Justin Narcomey Cincinnati pulled away 5 points, Spencer Grob 3 points, Cole Stallard 2. from Louisville. FSHS record: 14-4. Cincinnati (20-8, 10-5 Sophomore Boys Big East) went 11 of 27 State 77, Lawrence High 63 from behind the arc, a Free Thursday at Lawrence High FSHS scoring: Tristan Garber 19, place where Louisville Werner 2, Garrett Frank 2, John (21-7, 9-6) has prospered. Lucas Gregory 4, Innocent Anavberokhai 14, The Bearcats’ fifth win in Saxon Mingus 8, Cameron Pope 11, Gatorade Duel 1 Garrett 2, P.J. Budenbender 11, Thursday six games broke a tie with Kamani Andy Crump 4, Spencer MacDonald 2. At Daytona International Speedway the Cardinals for sixth LHS highlights: Erik Parrish 16 points; Daytona Beach, Fla. Narito Mendez 15 points; Anthony Riley place in the conference. Lap length: 2.5 miles 13 points. (Start position in parentheses) Sean Kilpatrick had 12 FSHS final record: 18-0. LHS final 1. (6) Tony Stewart, Chevrolet, record: 8-9. points. laps, 135.3 rating, $55,725. LOUISVILLE (21-7) Behanan 3-5 5-8 11, Dieng 5-8 1-2 11, Siva 7-13 0-0 14, C. Smith 0-4 2-2 2, Kuric 0-11 4-4 4, Nunez 0-0 0-0 0, R. Smith 3-11 4-4 11, Price 0-0 0-0 0, Swopshire 0-2 0-0 0, Ware 1-1 1-3 3. Totals 19-55 17-23 56. CINCINNATI (20-8) Gates 3-8 4-6 10, Wright 8-19 0-1 22, Dixon 3-12 3-6 11, Kilpatrick 4-11 2-2 12, Parker 0-4 0-0 0, Davis III 0-0 0-0 0, Jackson 0-2 2-4 2, Mbodj 0-1 0-0 0, Guyn 1-1 0-0 3, Sanders 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-58 11-19 60. Halftime-Cincinnati 32-30. 3-Point Goals-Louisville 1-14 (R. Smith 1-3, C. Smith 0-1, Behanan 0-1, Swopshire 0-2, Kuric 0-7), Cincinnati 11-27 (Wright 6-13, Dixon 2-5, Kilpatrick 2-7, Guyn 1-1, Parker 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Louisville 42 (Dieng 13), Cincinnati 36 (Gates 10). AssistsLouisville 9 (Siva 4), Cincinnati 12 (Wright 5). Total Fouls-Louisville 16, Cincinnati 16. A-13,176.

Sophomore Girls Free State 47, Lawrence High 44 Thursday at Lawrence High FSHS highlights: Kendra Haines 13 points; Alex Walker 12 points; Cecily McCoy 7 points. LHS highlights: Noel Schildt 18 points, 7 rebounds; Danielle Campbell 9 points, 9 rebounds; Natasha Barhum 11 points; Harley Phelps and Kiesha Jackson cited for effort. FSHS final record: 8-10. LHS final record: 4-11. Freshman Girls Lawrence 39, Free State 19 Thursday at Lawrence High LHS highlights: Trisha Bell 7 points; Taylor Webb 5 points; Matie Finley 8 points. FSHS scoring: Allyson Hertig 8, Isabelle Haake 3, Lexi Kimball 2, Lindsey Wethington 4, Miah Glover 2. LHS final record: 10-6. FSHS final record: 9-9.

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2. (2) Dale Earnhardt Jr., Chevrolet, 60, 85.8, $40,725. 3. (3) Marcos Ambrose, Ford, 60, 80.4, $35,725. 4. (13) Jeff Burton, Chevrolet, 60, 97.7, $30,725. 5. (1) Carl Edwards, Ford, 60, 66.9, $28,725.

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Thursday At Daytona International Speedway Daytona Beach, Fla. Lap length: 2.5 miles (Start position in parentheses) 1. (7) Matt Kenseth, Ford, 60 laps, 120 rating, $56,726. 2. (18) Regan Smith, Chevrolet, 60, 103.7, $41,713. 3. (6) Jimmie Johnson, Chevrolet, 60, 117.6, $36,713. 4. (16) Elliott Sadler, Chevrolet, 60, 97.2, $31,713. 5. (1) Greg Biffle, Ford, 60, 130.9, $29,713.


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Full Time Receptionist needed for busy veterinary office. Applicant must have previous customer service skills, office and phone skills. Previous veterinary office experience preferred. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct.

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Auctions REAL ESTATE AUCTION

Sat., Feb. 25 - 10AM 2917 Pebble Lane Lawrence, KS 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage Final bid subject to owner’s approval. OPEN HOUSE - Fri., 2/24 2-6 PM or by appt. Independent Real Estate Jay Knopp 785-230-2100

Estate Sales RN Bachelors required - Part Time Pediatrics Case Manager. Wonderful opportunity allows you to work from home! Work with the State of Kansas, physicians, hospital discharge planners. DME companies & home health agencies. Two years clinician nursing experience, some daytime travel required. Must be able to work independently. Children’s Choice Inc. email lorir@wamego.net 785-456-5265

ESTATE SALE

Sat., Feb. 25, 8am-1pm 1629 Dudley Court Lawrence, KS

(N. of 9th and Sunset Dr.)

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High School Math or Chemistry/Math Preferred candidates will have an advanced degree in the respective subject and/or a degree in education and at least four years of teaching experience. Experience with gifted programs, 504 plans/IEPs, or ESL teaching is desired but not essential. Applicants should send a resume & cover letter to Dr. Don Schawang, Head of School: donschawang@ seaburyacademy.org For more information visit www.seaburyacademy.org

General 10 HARD WORKERS NEEDED NOW! Immediate Full Time Openings! 40 Hours a Week Guaranteed! Weekly Pay! 785-841-0755

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AdministrativeProfessional Care Manager

needed for community based program serving the elderly. Conducts client assessments, makes home visits and coordinates community resources. Bachelor’s degree in human services & professional experience in direct practice required. Master’s degree & two years experience in gerontology and/or community work preferred. Spanish language skills desirable. Must have own transportation. Send resume and cover letter to Jennie Henault, LawrenceDouglas County Health Department, 200 Maine, Suite B, Lawrence, Kansas 66044 or email jobs@ldchealth.org. Position open filled. EOE Math & Algebra Teachers

COIN AUCTION Sat., March 3, 9:30 am Sun., March 4, 10 am Knights of Columbus Club 2206 East 23rd Street Lawrence, KS D & L Auctions 785-766-5630 www.dandlauctions.com

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Auction Calendar Receptionist in Doctor’s of- 2BR, 2108 Pikes Peek. 2 fice Full time with bath, FP, lg. eat-in kitchen, W/D hookup, 2 car, on benefits. sac. $700/mo. Please Send resume to cul-dejobatdoctoroffice@gmail.com 785-979-7449 Purplereece@gmail.com

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Education

Bishop Seabury Academy is seeking Experienced Teachers for these positions:

Sylvan Learning Center, 4920 Legends Drive in Lawrence Ks is seeking Math and Algebra teachers. Applicants should be Certified Teachers or have experience teaching higher level math. Part-time hours, evenings and/or Saturday. Call the Sylvan Learning Center Director, Tammy Bolen, at 785-842-6284 or email at lawdir@sylvanks.com. Our national website is www.sylvanlearning.com Now Hiring for ECE center. Must be program director qualified for over 100 children. 785-856-6002 amy@googolsoflearning.com

DriversTransportation

Midway Wholesale has a career opportunity with GREAT benefits and work environment for an individual seeking a permanent position. We are looking for a delivery driver with at least a class B CDL or the ability to get a CDL to deliver building materials such as shingles and rebar. You must be able to lift at least 85#. Clean driving record, drug screen, background check and EOE lift test required. Stop by 2711 Oregon, Lawrence, KS and talk to Todd about joining the Midway team.

Furniture Restoration Tech Independent, Self Starter. Detail Minded. Experience Preferred or will train right person. Call 785-841-6484.

HELP-WANTED SOFTBALL UMPIRES LPRD has openings for adult sports softball umpires. Flexible schedule. Pay range $12-17/hr. Must be 18 years old. Training provided/required Avail. to work: April-Oct. Contact Adult Sports 785-832-7920 ASAP Training held 2/25 & 3/3 JOIN THE TEAM Full time position. Must be energetic, friendly & team oriented. Apply in person Jayhawk Pawn & Jewelry 1804 W. 6th St.

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TRUCK DRIVERS needed for local hauls. Must have experience and Class A CDL. Apply between 7AM & 3PM at Hamm Companies, 609 Perry Place, Perry, KS. EOE

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Looking for a new gig? Well, regardless of whether you are or are not “in search of” that next great place to work. We are looking for you! Want to be our next web designer and be part of our rapidly expanding digital development team? The team designs/develops our digital products, provides maintenance/support of existing websites, and implements third-party digital initiatives. The World Company’s online operation is considered to be among the most innovative of news and media organizations in the country. Our websites include LJWorld.com, Lawrencemarketplace.com, KUsports.com, Lawrence.com and WellCommons.com. We are in search of a designer that is fairly technical and not afraid of the command line when dealing with front-end development and that can also provide creative concept and design solutions after ramping up. What we want to see: • A few years of web design experience is ideal (preferably using open-source technologies). Obviously - proficient with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript (Experience in designing for mobile platforms a plus). • Knowledge and hands on experience with content management systems is extremely helpful (Django templates would be ideal). • Strong preference will be given to candidates with relevant experience. However, we will train the right person who demonstrates passion for their work and a willingness to learn. • Experience with a version control system (preferably Git). Some of what you will do here: • Varied design work and maintenance in addition to design processing from concept to implementation. • Respond to non-technical users on a variety of technical issues and status updates. • Identify research and resolve technical problems. • Document, monitor and follow-up on issues to ensure a timely resolution. The World Company is a communications and media company based in Lawrence, Kansas. We offer a competitive salary and with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, 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@ljworld.com. EOE

Full Time Receptionist needed for busy veterinary office. Applicant must have previous customer service skills, office and phone skills. Previous veterinary office experience preferred. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct.

Established moving company needs workers with flexibility. Must have a clean driver’s license, no Painter - Need experienced, felonies, own cell phone, new construction, painter own transportation, & be for the Lawrence area. Call least 21. Hard, physical 785-979-2488. work. Good customer service skills and excellent attitude required. Random drug testing. If work record proves to be superior, may become a crew man- Part Time Kennel Technician needed at veterinary ager. Call 785-749-5073 office. Applicant must have previous kennel experience. Some weekends and holidays req. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct. New newspaper route available in between Lawrence & LeCompton. 7 days/week. Must be a reliable, dependable person & vehicle a must! Make $1500/mo. Must have valid driver’s license & insurance. Call 785-832-7249

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MULTIMEDIA SALES MANAGER The World Company is seeking an innovative and experienced Multimedia Sales Manager who will be responsible for leading a team of multimedia sales reps in a fast paced print and digital integrated sales environment. Are you a motivated sales leader with a proven track record in leading successful teams? Can you answer YES to the following questions? • Do you want to coach and develop your team to be the best media sales reps in the industry? • Do you use unique and innovative ways to achieve revenue budgets? • Do you believe digital advertising needs to be a part of every campaign? • Do you use social marketing as part of your everyday life? • Do you place client visits at the top of your priority list every week? • Are you famous for getting results for your customers? • Are you a great listener and problem solver? • Do you love to turn a “no” into a “yes?” • Do you love staying on top of the current Internet trends and finding digital solutions for your clients’ needs? If you’ve answered YES to these questions and possess strong leadership and relationship-building skills; have experience playing a pivotal role in the development and implementation of advertising strategies; and have experience in print and online media sales, then we want to hear from you! As Multimedia Sales Manager some of what you would do includes: • Supervise and develop sales representatives in their efforts to sell creative solutions to clients to capitalize on our one million unique visitors per month on a collection of nationally recognized websites such as kusports.com, ljworld.com and Lawence.com. • Sell clients a platform of products including online advertising, web banners, social marketing, sports marketing, search engine optimization, Deals, and event marketing sponsorships. • Monitor, evaluate and drive individual and team performance to reach sales objectives. • Participate in the development and sales of new, revenue-generating projects. • Create a work environment that promotes communication, encourages cooperation and operates efficiently, focusing on both overall revenue growth and success of individual revenue units. • Know the strengths and weaknesses of the competition across all advertising mediums and position The World Company accordingly. Ideal candidates will also have at least five years of successful career development in sales, e.g. growth in territory or responsibility; a bachelor’s degree is preferred or equivalent years of experience; a proficiency for understanding and selling all media types; a creative, positive and flexible attitude and a team-oriented philosophy; strong sales and organizational skills; strong communication skills, negotiation and influencing skills, both written and oral; ability to work in a fast-paced, high-pressured, evolving environment; proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook) and media software; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

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CLASSIFIED SALES REP Lawrence Journal-World is hiring for a part-time Classified Sales Rep to make outbound sales calls. Sales rep will sell commercial and private advertisements and public notices in our World Classifieds which covers northeast Kansas. Position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. Sales calls will be to new accounts and current customers. Must be available to work 20-30 hours per week between 8 am and 4 pm, Monday-Friday. Ideal candidate must be comfortable making outbound calls; have excellent verbal and written communication skills and interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; will represent the World Company in a professional and positive manner; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; and able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced environment. If you have a proven track record of sales success and enjoy a fast-paced environment, then we would like to hear from you! We offer a competitive salary and commissions, employee discounts and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

CLO is currently seeking qualified applicants for the following position:

Intensive Individual Supports Teacher CLO’s Children’s Autism Network is looking for a qualified Intensive Individual Supports Teacher (IIS) in the Lawrence area. Looking for someone who is already qualified with a Medicaid and National Provider Number and the appropriate training to provide IIS work for the Autism Waiver. People who do not have these qualifications may still be considered for the job if they have a college degree in a related field or at least 60 college credit hours along with 1000 hours experience working with a person with autism. Job duties consist of implementing teaching and behavior programs for children with autism. This is a part time position and looking for someone to fill 20-30 evening and weekend hours per week immediately. If interested in this position please contact: Sara Quick, Director of CLO’s Children’s Autism Network at 785-979-9251 EOE

Hotel-Restaurant Housekeeper, now hiring, must work weekends. Apply at: Baymont Inn - 740 Iowa St., Lawrence

Manufacturing & Assembly

Line Lead

Lawrence Journal-World is hiring a Team Leader in our distribution center. We are a family-owned operation with a 20,000 circulation daily newspaper, several weekly community newspapers, a Commercial Printing division, and a contract print site for USA TODAY. Team Leaders are responsible for handling the processing and bundling of newsprint products from the press to distributors; troubleshoot machinery; and assist with supervising and providing training to team members. Candidates must be available to work between the hours of 7 p.m. and 5 a.m. daily. We are looking for talented and hardworking individuals who are looking to grow in their career with a fastpaced company. Ideal candidate will have leadership experience; a team player; self starter with strong organizational skills; experience operating machinery and maintenance skills preferred; strong communication skills; good attention to detail and able to multi-task; a high school diploma or GED; able to lift up to 70 lbs.; stand for long periods of time and frequently twist and bend; and proficient with MS Office products. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com or complete an employment application at 609 New Hampshire, Lawrence, KS. We offer an excellent benefits package including health insurance, 401k, paid time off, employee discounts, opportunities for career advancement and more! Background check, preemployment drug screen, and physical lift assessment required. EOE

The Lawrence Paper Company, a leading corrugated box manufacturer for over 125 years, is seeking applicants committed to teamwork with production experience to qualify as a Line Lead in our growing Lawrence facility. We are seeking self-motivated individuals with excellent communication skills and attendance who have a good work history and are comfortable performing a variety of tasks. Manufacturing, supervisory experience, and a high school diploma or GED are desired. Responsibilities include performing various duties on a packaging line and making sure that line is set up and run efficiently throughout the shift while adhering to quality and safety guidelines. Achieving daily production goals, implementing and improving productivity, making decisions based on the production requirements are essential. Individuals must be able to communicate effectively with floor supervisor, fork truck and inventory control personnel to replenish supplies and materials as needed. Qualified applicants will be expected to pass a drug test and pre employment physical. This is a day shift job that may require some overtime. Pay rates start at $11.22/hr. with opportunities to increase pay to $14/hr. Benefits include health, dental, short and long term disability, life insurance, 401 (K), holiday and vacation pay, weekly direct deposit payroll, on-site fitness center, clinic and credit union. Apply in person at: The Lawrence Paper Company Personnel Office 2901 Lakeview Road Lawrence, KS from 7am - 3pm, Mon. - Fri. You can also email your resume to: resumes@lpco.net Our phone number is 785-843-8111 ext. 584 EOE

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Sales-Marketing Outside Sales Reps If you enjoy talking with people, working flexible hours, and directly determining how much money you earn, then the Knology Direct Sales Representative role may just be the ideal job for you! We offer a base salary with a generous commission plan (Earn up to $60K Per Year) along with a comprehensive benefits package that includes discounted Cable TV, Group Insurance, 401k Plan, Paid Time Off, Tuition Assistance, and more! To find out more about this career opportunity and to apply, please visit us at: www.knology.com/page/ career or call Christina Phelps at 785.312.6901. EOE, Drug Free Workplace

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Experience with Microsoft Office preferred. Previous leasing, marketing, & sales experience very helpful. We offer a competitive salary package with health, dental, 401K. Email Resumes to:

Seeking an experienced Property Manager to run a large luxury apt. community in Lawrence, KS. Candidate must be upbeat, able to multi-task & computer savvy. Marketing experience is a plus & attention to detail a must. Submit Resume to: First Management, Inc. PO Box 1797 Lawrence, KS 66044 or email to: jobs@firstmanagementinc.com

WarehouseProduction HALLMARK Temporary Hand Work Positions Available! 2nd shift -4:00pm to 12:30am 3rd shift - 12:00am to 8:30am $9.25/hr - 2nd shift $9.50/hr - 3rd shift *Incentive Plan to earn more $$$ based upon attendance* *Opportunity to work overtime*

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Security Mil-Spec Security Group is seeking security officer applicants for Part Time positions. Friday & Saturday evenings are a must. (785) 832-1351

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Go to ljworld.com or call 785-832-1000. UP TO FOUR PACKAGES TO CHOOSE FROM! All packages include AT LEAST 7 days online, 2 photos online, 4000 chracters online, and one week in top ads. Days in print vary with package chosen.

Social Services Residential Child Care Worker positions available at Emergency Shelter/Youth Residential Center II. Full-time positions (Tuesday-Saturday) on the Second Shift (2pm-10pm). Substitute positions for all shifts. Candidate will be responsible for care & supervision of 14 adolescents. Must have at least a high school diploma or GED, be at least 21 years of age, have a valid driver’s license, and able to pass background checks. Experience with adolescents preferred. Benefits available for full-time positions. If interested, apply with resume to: V. Torrez Dawson, Assistant Director P.O. Box 647, Lawrence, KS 66044. Inquiries to (785) 843-2085. tdawson@theshelterinc.org Position will be open until filled.

- Part Time Pediatrics Case Manager. Wonderful opportunity allows you to work from home! Work with the State of Kansas, physicians, hospital discharge planners. DME companies & home health agencies. Two years clinician nursing experience, some daytime travel required. Must be able to work independently. Children’s Choice Inc. email lorir@wamego.net 785-456-5265

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3BR Townhomes Avail. Adam Ave. 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $995/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit. www.garberprop.com 785-841-4785

Rentals Avail. Now!

1BR - $600, 2BR - $700, 3BR - $800 Small pets allowed. On bus route, reserved parking, pool, playground, total electric, and washer, dryer & DW in every unit.

PERFECT for Serious Students and/or GREAT for Families.

Westgate

4641 W. 6th, Lawrence behind Blockbuster

785-842-9199

DOWNTOWN LOFT

Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $675/mo. 825 sq. ft., $855/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565

advanco@sunflower.com

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

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

Call 785-842-1524

3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, NW No pets. Available Now. $900/mo. Call 785-865-6064 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

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CALL FOR SPECIALS!

Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

• 3 Bedroom, 2 bath • 2 car garage w/opener • W/D hookups • Maintenance free 785-832-0555, 785-766-2722

2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laundry on-site. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

LUXURY TOWNHOMES

RED HOT SPECIALS Call for Details

625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Houses 1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ opener, range, refrig., W/D hookups. $795/mo. Deposit & Refs. Call 785-749-3840

FEATURE WRITER DIGITAL MEDIA SALES REPS Are you looking for a career opportunity in media sales and can you answer YES to the following questions? • Do you enjoy meeting new people and coming up with creative ideas? • Are you famous for getting results from your customers? • Are you a great listener and problem solver? • Do you use unique and innovative ways to achieve budget? • Do you love to turn a “no” into a “yes”? • Do you believe digital advertising needs to be a part of every campaign? • Do you use social marketing as part of your everyday life?

Ideal candidates will have experience in outside sales, marketing, and/or advertising; media sales experience preferred; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling; remarkable verbal and written communication skills; effective time management and interpersonal skills; self-motivated; strong attention to detail; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record.

• Do you love staying on top of the current internet trends and finding digital solutions for your clients’ needs?

Don’t settle for a job, explore our career opportunity! We offer a competitive salary and commissions with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, tuition reimbursement, paid time off and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

• Selling creative solutions to your clients to capitalize on our one million unique visitors per month on a trio of nationally recognized websites such as kusports.com, ljworld.com and Lawrence.com. • Sell clients a platform of products including online advertising, web banners, social marketing, sports marketing, search engine optimization, our Deals websites (including Lawrence Deals and johnsoncountydeals.com), and event marketing sponsorships. • Prospect new regional clients and make initial contact by cold-calling either in person or by phone. • Develop and build relationships with potential clients to build a large advertising client list.

• Are you looking at being part of the fastest-growing area in media sales with the best growth potential? If you have been answering YES to these questions and have experience in sales, marketing and/or advertising; experience in online media sales; demonstrated success with prospecting and cold calling then we want to hear from you! The World Company has an extraordinary opportunity for talented media sales professionals in Lawrence and Shawnee, Kansas. As a sales rep some of what you would be doing includes:

Ideal candidates will also have remarkable verbal and written communication skills; enjoy networking; effective time management and interpersonal skills; regularly achieve monthly sales goals; selfmotivated; proficient in Microsoft Office applications; and a valid driver’s license, reliable transportation with proof of auto insurance, and a clean driving record. We offer a competitive salary and commissions with 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@ljworld.com. EOE

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NOW LEASING for FALL & IMMEDIATE MOVE-IN 785-830-8800

Apartments Unfurnished

2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4plex, CA, W/D hookup, offst. parking. $410-$420/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797

Apartments Unfurnished

Sunflower Publishing, a division of The World Company, is hiring for an Account Executive to sell advertising in our magazines and niche publications. As an Account Executive you will be responsible for developing and maintaining strong relationships with our customers, and act as the liaison between the client and our creative team to ensure clients’ needs are met on every project. If you have a proven track record of sales success then we would like to hear from you! Established in 2004 Sunflower Publishing is a leading publisher for city/regional magazines, trade publications and directories. Premier publications include KANSAS! magazine, Lawrence Magazine, Topeka Magazine, Manhattan Magazine, Shawnee Magazine, Hutchinson Magazine, Sunflower Living, Douglas County Newcomers Guide and the Lawrence Magazine Restaurant Guide. For more information, visit www.sunflowerpub.com.

Mass Street Lofts

2BR - 2412 Alabama, 2nd floor in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, DW, washer/dryer, no pets. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

RN Bachelors required

Apartments Unfurnished

Do you love food writing and local entertainment events? Then you should write for the Lawrence Journal-World! We are hiring for a feature writer to write stories for the food centerpiece, Sunday Pulse and the Go! cover story and company websites such as Lawrence.com. Writer will also be responsible for coordinating food pages; making daily story or blog contributions to Lawrence. com; posting stories online, setting up photo shoots; receiving content from contributors; and increasing consumer engagement and growing the audience through social media. Ideal candidates must have a bachelor’s degree preferably in journalism; demonstrated writing experience; knowledge of, and demonstrated passion for, food content; knowledge and demonstrated experience with social media blogging platforms and experience editing news for the Web; one year shooting and editing video preferred; proficient in MS Office and InDesign; and the ability to drive, with valid driver’s license and safe driving record. We offer a competitive salary with an excellent benefits package including health, dental and vision insurance, 401k, paid time off, tuition reimbursement and more! Background check, pre-employment drug screen and physical lift assessment required. To apply submit a cover letter, resume and link to your portfolio to hrapplications@ljworld.com. EOE

Country Home - 3BR, 2 bath $950/month includes internet, water, & propane Call 785-766-1017

1628 W. 19th Terrace

Avail. NOW. 4BR + study, 2 car garage, fenced yard. finished bsmt. $1,600/mo.

785-841-4785

Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Office Space Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

Office Space, 1,000-1,500 sq. ft., Business or Professional on Busy Street. 3109 W. 6th, Lawrence. 785-766-1242

Retail & Commercial Space 2859 Four Wheel Drive

Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info Downtown Lawrence Store Front - 1,000 sq. ft. Not adequete for restaurant. Call 785-766-9032

Warehouse Space

ALL NEW OFFICE WAREHOUSE, 600 E 23rd Street, Lawrence, KS. 13,000 sq.ft. w/plenty parking space. Very attractive lease rate. Realty Executives of KS City, Al Sien 913-226-5717 Warehouse/Storage space in downtown Ottawa, KS. 30 x 30, concrete floors, lights, and two 8 ft. garage style doors. 785-229-2740


FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 24, 2012 7B

BUSINESS Adult Care Provided

Carpets & Rugs

Cleaning

Employment Services

Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.

General Services

Home Improvements

Loving Caregiver For Your Loved One. 24/7 or live-in. 20yrs. exp. Prof. references. CALL Yvonne 785-393-3066

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

Automotive Services Auto Maintenance and Repair

www.lawrenceautodiag.com

785-842-8665

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-842-2108

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/dalerons

Carpet Remnants

Save to 75% & a $50 Coupon! Here’s Just A Few… Size Color Retail Sale 12’x15’ Green $495 $198 12’x’9’ Taupe $260 $99 12’x’22.5” Brown $455 $238* 12’x11.5” Taupe $350 $131 12’x23’ Green $1,080 $336* 12’x16’ Brown $525 $189* 12’x13’ Brown $430 $156 12’x21.5” Beige $1,065 $338* 12’x16” Green $410 $142* 12’x20’ White $655 $248* 12’x22.5” Brown $1,140 $279* 12’x15’ Beige $495 $148* 12’x10.5” Brown $250 $138 12’x22’ Beige $1,080 $346* 12’x14’ Brown $315 $152 6’x7’ Taupe $110 $39 12’x6.5” Tan $165 $74 12’x6.3” Brown $175 $68 $50 IN-STORE COUPON* * $50 Instant Savings Coupon on many premium carpet remnants! Dozens of choices. Great quality at up to 75% OFF. One of a kinds, subject to prior sale. Coupon offer exp. 2/29/12, *$50 coupon reflected in price listed.

Catering

- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

On-Site Cooking Available

785-842-6264

LawrenceMarketplace.com/ bpi

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

Concrete

Eagles Lodge

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

Guttering Services

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

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Cell Phone Service & Repair

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

Child Care Provided

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

785-838-4488

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

Decks & Fences

DECK BUILDER

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

Stacked Deck

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

Dirt-Manure-Mulch

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

Licensed Day Care

All Your Banking Needs

Foundation Repair ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair

Quality work at a fair price!

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

Concrete, Block & Limestone Wall Repair, Waterproofing Drainage Solutions Sump Pumps, Driveways. 785-843-2700 Owen 24/7

FOUNDATION REPAIR

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

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

Garage Doors

Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery

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

Electrical

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Carpet Cleaning

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

Gift Certificates Avail.

For Promotions & More Info: http://lawrencemarketplac e.com/kansas_carpet_care

Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268

Give your sweetie the gift of cleaning.

785-841-3088

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

General Services

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

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

Employment Services

Family owned and operated since 1992

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

Housecleaning Services Thorough, dependable, reasonably priced. Call for an estimate. 785-764-1596

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

785-842-0094

jayhawkguttering.com

Heating & Cooling

Call 785-215-4251

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

785-766-2785

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

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

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

785-842-3030

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

Free Quote

Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

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

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

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

Retirement Community Drury Place

Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price

1510 St. Andrews

913-585-1846

785-841-6845

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

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ druryplace

Roofing

785-865-0600

Landscaping Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

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

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

785-550-5610

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

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

Fast Quality Service

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

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

Complete Roofing

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

We’re There for You!

785-749-4391

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ksrroofing

midwestcustompools.com

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

785-843-2244

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

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

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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

Green Grass Lawn Care

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

I COME TO YOU!

Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

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

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

785-764-9582

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ mclaughlinroofing

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH Professional Service with a Tender Touch

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

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

Stress Free for you and your pet.

Call Calli 785-766-8420

www.cnnmobilepetsalons.com

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

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

Plumbing

Salon & Spa

We provide door-to-door transportation as well as many additional services to residents of Douglas County living with disabilities.

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881 JASON TANKING CONSTRUCTION New Construction Framing, Remodels, Additions, Decks Fully Ins. & Lic. 785.760.4066 http://lawrencemarket place.com/jtconstruction

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Bus. 913-269-0284

Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks

Insured 20 yrs. experience www.independenceinc.org

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

Breathe Holistic Life Center

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

Travel Services

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of: Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

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

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

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

Medical-HealthTherapy

Home Improvements

Accessible and General Public Transportation

Housecleaner

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

Seamless aluminum guttering. Many colors to choose from. Install, repair, screen, clean-out. Locally owned. Insured. Free estimates.

No Job Too Big or Small

http://lawrencemarketplce.com/ lynncommunications

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

785-842-3311

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

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

Insurance

785-594-3357

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

Repairs and Services

www.ah-air.com

602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

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

I Will Paint Your Home, Apt. or Place of Business Free Estimates Senior Citizen Discount Exp. professional painter

Your Local Lawrence Bank

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

785-764-6660

Cleaning

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

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

2 Openings 18 months - 5 years First aid, CPR, SRS

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ kstire

albeil@aol.com

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

Financial

Hite Collision Repair

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

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

Riffel Painting Co.

WIRELESS RESTORE

Buy * Sell * Repair * Smart Phones Tablets Gaming Systems 2201 W 25th St.

lawrencemarketplace.com/ harrisauto

K’s Tire

Origins Interior Design

785-843-2174

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

CELL PHONE REPAIR

Harris Auto Repair

Sales and Service

Instruction and Tutoring

Family Owned & Operated

For All Your Battery Needs

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

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

Steve’s Place

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

Decorative & Regular Drives, Walks & Patios Custom Jayhawk Engraving Jayhawk Concrete 785-979-5261

(785) 550-1565

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Events/ Entertainment

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

Quality work at a fair price!

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

Retired Carpenter, Deck Repairs, Home Repairs, Interior Wall Repair & Painting, Doors, Wood Rot, Powerwash 785-766-5285

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

lawrencemarketplace.com/ wirelessrestore

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

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

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

Oakley Creek Catering

785-424-5960

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

A. B. Painting & Repair

Al 785-331-6994

3000 Iowa - 785-841-3838 Mon. - Sat. 9am - 5pm www.FloorTraderLawrence.com Follow us on Facebook too!

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

Recycling Services

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

Jennings’ Floor Trader

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

Painting

. MAGILL PLUMBING • Water Line Services • Septic Tanks / Laterals 913-721-3917 Free Estimates Licensed Insured. RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703

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

Recycling Services PIANO LESSONS

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ keysofjoy

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Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

785-841-5466

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Tree/Stump Removal Chris Tree Service

Music Lessons

Learn to play 30-50 songs in the first year with Simply Music! Keys of Joy 785-331-8369 Karla’s Konservatory 785-865-4151

Lawrence First Class Transportation

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

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

Fredy’s Tree Service

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

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

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Cars-Domestic

Pianos, (3) 2 Kimbels and 1 Winter Company Spinet, $475-575 Price includes tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906

Real Estate Auctions REAL ESTATE AUCTION

Sat., Feb. 25 - 10AM 2917 Pebble Lane Lawrence, KS 4BR, 2.5 bath, 2 car garage Final bid subject to owner’s approval. OPEN HOUSE - Fri., 2/24 2-6 PM or by appt. Independent Real Estate Jay Knopp 785-230-2100

Mobile Homes OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA, appls., shed, clean, move in ready! Lawrence 816-830-2152

Acreage-Lots 3 - 6 acres, includes pond, On Hwy. 40 near Big Springs. Owner will trade and/or finance with no down payment. From $171 per month. 785-554-9663

Farms-Acreage

Smith Corona Memory Electronic Typewriter. Features: Correcting cassette, auto.memory correction, WordEraser Auto Center, Bold, Decimal Tab. Includes several refill cassettes, $30. 785-843-9199

Blow Dart gun, 6ft. long with camo print. Blowgun survival weapon, NO darts! $25/offer. 228-806-3789 leave message (Lawrence) Perfect for Home Gym, like new. Full size, 6 ft front risers and 2.5 ft quarter length back risers. Not a large, full-cage type. $100. 785-393-6614 Pro-Form Crosswalk SI Treadmill, 2.0 HP Power DC Motor, 0-10 MPH Zone Monitor, total body workout, exercise lift incline. Space Saver. can be reached at 785-749-5644 Youth Trap Shooting School. Free instruction, Feb. 25, 10AM. Cedar Hill Gun Club. 785-843-8213

14 wooded acres bldg site, NW, near Lake Perry. Old homesite. Repo, assume owner financing with no down payment. $427 monthly. Call 785- 554-9663

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Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Buick 2005 Century V6, 20-30MPG, Auto, FWD, Cloth, CD, Cruise, Wow 65K, $7500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Saturn 2008 Outlook XR leather heated memory seats, remote start, alloy wheels, 22 mpg with room for 7, GM certified and more. Stk#10044 only $22,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Buick 2010 Lacrosse CXL, one owner, GM Certified, alloy wheels, remote start, V6, On Star, heated & cooled seats, leather, and more! Stk#19736 only $25,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Volkswagen 2011 CC 2.0T, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, local one owner trade in, power equipment, only 14k miles, save huge over new! Stk#421061 only $25,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

1629 Dudley Court Lawrence, KS

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Due to the volume of items in last week’s sale, we are offering our 1/2 price sale from 8:00 am to 1:00 pm Many vintage toys, Matchbox, Tonka, Fisher-Price, and Playschool

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Buick 2006 Lucerne CX alloy wheels, ABS, traction control, V6, great gas mileage, all the luxury without the cost! Stk#487181 only $12,477. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2007 Fusion SE. Silver, Clean, and GREAT gas mileage from the 4 cylinder automatic. One of the best cars going, look at this Ford Fusion and compare MY price. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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423B E 4th Street Tonganoxie, KS 66086 913-704-5037 Antiques, Collectibles, Glass, Furniture, Treasures Iron Baby Bed, 1 long side drops down leaving a 3 sided daybed which could be used for display or pet bed not for human use! $99 negotiable, 785-856-0631

Appliances Vacuum Cleaner - nearly new Majestic vacuum cleaner with all accessories. Purchased new November 5, 2011. $750. Call 785-594-2202 (in Baldwin ) Dryer, Whirlpool Electric X-large cap, 7 cycle, white dryer. Purchased in 02/01. Works good, drys on first setting. Asking $75. 785-841-3114 (leave message)

Collectibles Football, Charles “Chuck” Gordon (#3) Signed KU football $85/offer. 228-806-3789 leave message (Lawrence)

Saturday (2-25) 10 am to 2pm.

(go up the hill at the first round about north of Peterson & Kasold). We have many items for children. A nice solid wood crib which converts to a toddler bed and then to a full size headboard and frame, double stroller, single stroller, toys, toddler shoes, children’s shoes, baby gate, and anything else we find that the kids have outgrown.

Garage/Estate Sale

Saturday Feb 25 8 a.m.-3 p.m. 315 Homestead Drive Lawrence

Truck, Tonka Mighty Diesel Truck model XMS-975 excellent cond. Early 90’s Pets model. Pressed steel/plastic. NO BOX Blue Heeler pups, Males & $60/offer. 228-806-3789 Females. Well-marked, out leave message (Lawrence) of working dogs. 8 weeks $75 each. 785-418-4524

Firewood-Stoves Seasoned Mixed Firewood, 2-1/2 miles S. of Lawrence. $70/half cord. Hedgewood $80 per half cord. Call Lloyd 785-842-4502

Furniture Computer Desk, $15, Please call for more information, 785-979-0859

Moving Box, size Large, 18x18x24, $1.50. Clean, used once. Please call 785-331-7022.

Miscellaneous Gumball Machine, Round glass & yellow cast iron coin operated tabletop gumball machine. Measures 15” tall. $60/offer. 228-806-3789 leave message (Lawrence) Rear Bumper, for small truck i.e 1994 Ford RangerDiamond plate reflection. Asking $80/or best offer. Call 785-766-5322 Votives, 100 clear glass votives in orginal boxes $45 take sall. Call 785-842-8865

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Ford 1998 Mustang Cobra Convertible SVT, leather, power seat, premium alloy wheels, very sharp and low miles! Stk#376431 only $10,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2008 Mustang GT this is one hot ride! Leather heated seats, Shaker sound system, local trade, very nice! Stk#58041A2 only $16,654. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Cadillac 2005 STS Luxury Performance, heated and cooled seats, remote start, Bose sound, get all the luxury that you deserve! Stk#414382 only $16,850.

Chevrolet 2007 Cobalt Victory Red, 84K Clean, Local Trade-In Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2008 Taurus Limited AWD one owner, only 14k miles, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, home link, very nice! Stk#343681 only $18,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Lincoln 1994 Towncar, Auto, V8, RWD, Four brand new tires w/65,000 mile warranty & brand new spare tire. Just replaced serpentine belt. Cruise, PS, PW, PL, AC, Alloy wheels, dual power (leather) seats, AM/ FM stereo/cassette, approx. 174K mi. Fair cond. Only serious inquries please. Bluebook value is $1,672. Call with an offer at 785760-3501.

Tractor - 1941 Farmall H Tractor. Restored and has new tires. Please call at (785) 255-4579

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Pontiac 2009 G6 GT one owner, GM Certified, sunroof, V6, remote start, On Star, alloy wheels, stk#162281 only $13,843. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Chevrolet 2010 Malibu’s 32 mpg hwy, nicely equip’d. Like new throughout with remainder of 5yr/100,000 mile factory warranty. 2 available price as low as $13,841. 1.9% apr financing available. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2006 Monte Carlo LT, local trade, alloy wheels, spoiler, sunroof, ABS, traction control, cd changer and much more! Stk#500993 only $9,444 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Pontiac 2007 Grand Prix GXP, V8, local trade, leather, sunroof, remote start, Monsoon sound, XM, On Star, very nice! Stk#537472 only $16,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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Chevrolet 2007 Monte Carlo LT, leather heated seats, ABS, traction control, spoiler, alloy wheels, very sharp, stk#168771 only $10,666. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Lexus 1999 ES300. Shiny black, tan leather heated seats, and moonroof. GREAT combination! Lexus is always tops in ratings. Automatic and moonroof. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Thicker line? Bolder heading? Color background or Logo? Ask how to get these features in your ad TODAY!!

Toyota 2009 Camry LE, very dependable, power equipment and much more, stk#681121 only $16,436. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 2009 Camry SE, FWD, 4cyl, Auto, 1owner, Rear Spolier, 17” Alloy, Tint, PW,PL, Cruise, 100K, $14,900 . View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Crossovers

Nissan 2003 Maxima GLE in gleaming navy blue. Last year for this super popular body style. Add in gray leather, moonroof, famous Nissan V6, and you have another Rueschhoff rre find! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Cadillac 2007 STS AWD, very nice! Heated and cooled seats, On Star, alloy wheels, leather, sunroof, and much more, only $16421. stk#164602 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2008 Equinox AWD V6 LT, very hard to find, alloy wheels, On Star, GM Certified! Two years of maintenance included! Stk#18192 only $19,415. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Toyota 2010 Corolla, CE Barcelona Red, 48K Can you believe It?! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Chevrolet 2005 Uplander LS van, alloy wheels, lots of room for the family and leave room in your wallet, only $7,800. stk#528351. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

Toyota 2009 Corolla XLE, 4cyl, 27-35MPG, 1owner, CD, PW, PL, Cruise, Only 9448 miles, $14,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Ford 2009 Escape Limited, leather, ABS, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, roof rack, stk#588491 only $16,855. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Need an apartment? Place your ad at ljworld.com or email classifieds@ljworld.com

Toyota 2009 Yaris HB 32K, Black Sand We Have Several 2 Door AND 4 Door Hatchbacks To Choose From. See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Volkswagen 2009 New Beetle 42K, Candy White, Now More Than Ever, Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2008 Escape XLT 4cyl, fwd, ABS, traction control, cd changer, alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage, stk#564292 only $15,776. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Volkswagen 2008 Rabbit 48K, 4 Door, Silver Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Buick 2010 Lucerne CXL, GM Certified, leather, alloy wheels, On Star, XM radio, very nice! Stk#14297 only $21,500 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Nissan 2007 Versa S, power equip, like new, choose from two starting at only $12,762. stk# 14043. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Ford 2010 Fusion SE, Auto, 4cyl, 22-29MPG, 1owner, CD/SYNC, 17” Alloy, PW, PL, Cruise, 114K, $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Chevrolet 2011 Cruze LTZ RS, GM certified, loaded up! Save thousands over new and get the next two years of maintenance paid for! Stk#19390 only $19,844 and only 9k miles! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Kia 2008 Spectra EX. ONE owner, NO accident, very clean four door automatic. Still has factory warranty! 32 MPG highway and side airbags. Lot of car for under $10k. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Nissan 2001 Altima Limited Edition. Super clean car in silver with gray clean cloth. Automatic, four door with great gas mileage, all for under $5000. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Cadillac 1999 DeVille, very LOW miles and local two owner clean car! Loaded with optins, excellent condition, Silver with grey interior, and only $5199. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Farm Equipment

Rocking Chair, Child’s very sturdy wooden rocking chair. No longer needed for our grandson. $20. Call 785-843-0333

Household Misc.

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

Antiques, bedroom sets, tables, chairs, lamps, dining table with 6 chairs and china Cabinet. Tools, Motorcycle trailer, 2005 Harley sportster, 2007 Suzuki 250, Saab 900se Convertible,windsurfer, hang glider, electronic items, stereo gear, barbeque grill, pots and pans, tupperware and more...

Gumball Machine, 6 balls 3 cents - $60. Please call cell phone 816- 377-8928

Jaguar 2007 X-Type All Wheel Drive. Local car, extremely clean and well equipped. Cream leather interior with heated seats. Traded in on newer Jaguar. Beautiful Dark Chili Red, like new condition. Great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 7

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

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

Cars-Imports Infiniti 2003 I35. Pearl white with tan leather and moonroof, very popular combination. Essentially same car as a Maxima, but fancier. Very nice sedan w/famous Nissan V6, and automatic. A great buy! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7

Dodge 2007 Magnum Stone White, 57K. Love Your Car!

Sat., Feb. 25, 8am-1pm 1) Handsome 16 unit brick building, needs work. JUST $150,000. 2) 107 Units, well managed, good condition, low va cancy. $1,950,000. Call Marshall Barber Valley Realtors 785-969-4986, 785-233-4222

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Chrysler 2010 300 Touring Inferno Red, 36K Enjoy a “Fear Free” Car Buying Experience at www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Office Equipment

Sports-Fitness Equipment

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GMC 2009 Acadia SLT, sunroof, abs, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, Bose sound, very nice! Stk#490711 only $27,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2009 Accord EX 52K, Alabaster Silver Love Your Car! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Volvo 2003 S80 T6, FWD, Twin Turbo V6, 1owner, Leather, Moon, 17” Alloy, 101K, $9500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

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Saturn 2008 Astra XR 45K, Arctic White Get a “For The People Credit Approval” From The “Dealer For The People” www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Volvo 2007 S-60 2.5T, leather, sunroof, alloy wheels, power equipment, stk#12542 only $17,441. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Mazda 2003 Tribute alloy wheels, front wheel drive, 4 cylinder, great gas mileage, power equipment, low miles, only $9,833. stk#366681 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

Lincoln 2008 MKX Ultimate Elite Package, power liftgate, 20” wheels, Sync sound, ultra sunroof, leather heated and cooled seats, DVD, navigation, and more! Stk#627841 only $25,302. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyautos.com

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Nissan 2008 350Z Nismo, 6sp, one owner, very sharp! You have got to see this one, come on in for a test drive! Stk#564932 . Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Porsche 1987 944. Local trade-in priced for quick sale. red, tan interior, 132K miles. Only $2700. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

GMC 2009 Acadia SLT, sunroof, abs, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, Bose sound, very nice! Stk#490711 only $27,884. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Buick 2008 Enclave CXL, fwd, room for seven, premium wheels, remote start, sunroof, leather heated seats, navigation, Bose sound and much more, stk#494541 only $24,995. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Pontiac 2009 Torrent AWD, V6, alloy wheels, roof rack, ABS, very sporty, stk#194281 only $16,823. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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too late. — Upstate New York Where It’s 20 Degrees Outside Dear New York: You think you’re uncomfortable? Imagine how your wife feels with an internal thermostat that periodically sets her on fire. The U.S. Dept. of Energy recommends that your home thermostat be set at 68 degrees in winter (78 degrees in summer). You can warm up more easily than your wife can cool down. We recommend a compromise. You of-

Musicals, Marines and fishing boats While fans of “Smash” wait for that drama to coalesce around its make-believe musical, “Great Performances” (8 p.m., PBS, check local listings) offers viewers the real thing: a presentation of “Memphis,” the 2010 Tony winner for Best Musical. With music and lyrics by David Bryan, “Memphis” recalls the pre-Elvis scene of that city in the 1950s, when white listeners (personified here as a charismatic and curious disc jockey) began to appreciate and popularize the rhythm and blues heard in black clubs and honky-tonks. Through song and dance, “Memphis” explores themes of integration and social change, as well as the well-founded fears among black performers that their music and culture were being appropriated and watered down for a broader white audience.

The 2011 documentary “Semper Fi: Always Faithful” (9 p.m., MSNBC) recalls how a personal tragedy shattered a Marine’s life before inspiring him to undertake a crusade. Sgt. Jerry Ensminger, a Marine drill instructor for nearly a quarter century, saw his life fall apart when his 9-year-old daughter developed a rare form of leukemia and died. After years of grief, Ensminger began to search for explanations and discovered that the Marine Corps base where his family lived was on the site of one of the largest incidents of water contamination in U.S. history. For nearly 30 years, the water at Camp LeJeune, N.C., was contaminated by toxic chemicals, sometimes at more than 280 times the legal limit. Ensminger not only unveiled a likely cause for his daughter’s illness but also exposed that upward of a million Marine recruits had been drinking poisoned water.

A cable tough-guy show comes to network TV on “Undercover Boss” (7 p.m., CBS) as the CEO of American Seafoods poses as a deckhand on a vessel working off Alaska.

Tonight’s other highlights

Actor Blair Underwood (“L.A. Law,” ‘‘The Event”) traces his family tree on “Who Do You Think You Are?” (7 p.m., NBC).

Less is more in Baltimore on “Kitchen Nightmares” (7 p.m., Fox).

A fight club for the fairy-tale set on “Grimm” (8 p.m., NBC).

Peter and the Fringe pull out the stops on “Fringe” (7 p.m., Fox).

BIRTHDAYS

Actor Abe Vigoda is 91. Actorsinger Dominic Chianese is 81. Sen. Joseph Lieberman, I-Conn., is 70. Actor Barry Bostwick is 67. Actor Edward James Olmos is 65. Singer-writer-producer Rupert Holmes is 65. Rock singer-musician George Thorogood is 62. News anchor Paula Zahn is 56. Country singer Sammy Kershaw is 54. Singer Michelle Shocked is 50. Movie director Todd Field is 48. Actor Billy Zane is 46.

fer to be comfortable in sweats if she will speak to her doctor about medication to control her hot flashes or visit a health food store for more natural remedies. A pair of slippers and some hot cocoa seems a small price to pay to save your marriage. Dear Annie: My mother has three brothers. My grandmother’s eyes are blue, and my grandfather’s are blue-gray. My mother and two of her brothers have brown eyes. From my college biology class and some Internet research, I understand this is genetically impossible. This leads me to believe my mother and uncles may not be my grandfather’s children. I also know that my grandmother had many miscarriages and a stillborn. My grandparents also have marital issues and have

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS

For Friday, Feb. 24. This year you demonstrate your skills with dealing with financial changes. If you feel fortunate, buy a lottery ticket. Remain in tune with your budget, even if someone is talking about a risk. If you are single, be careful, as your work could become far less of a priority if you meet that special person. Romance flourishes through May and into 2013. If you are attached, learn not to play into a sweetie’s controlling ways. Be nonreactive. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult. Aries (March 21-April 19)  Observe a tendency to do the unexpected or to experience quiet jolts in your life. Strap on your seatbelt. Tonight: All smiles. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Take your time making a decision. You might not be able to honor a request from your in-laws or someone at a distance. Tonight: Head home. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Zero in on your priorities and find out where your supporters are. A problem with a partner or loved one could force you to make a change. Tonight: Find your friends. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You see life from another perspective. An early upset could be somewhat difficult to come back from. Tonight: Chill out at dinner. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  You hear news that gets you going this morning. Detach rather than react. You will make better decisions as a result. Tonight: Opt for something different. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)

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come close to divorcing on a few occasions. Should I speak to my mother about this? I’d like to know my biological family. — BrownEyed Girl Dear Brown-Eyed: Eye color is very complicated. While not common, it is indeed possible for blue-eyed parents to produce brown-eyed children. And if your grandparents carry a mutation, it would make sense that more than one child would have brown eyes. So please don’t jump to any conclusions. If you are concerned that your genetic background is inaccurate, speak to your mother.

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 Remain sensitive to a boss or higher-up who means a lot to you. Discussions occur on a one-on-one level that help resolve a problem. Tonight: Be a duo. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Others are direct and know what they want. You could feel unusually tense when dealing with a key person. Tonight: Where the fun is. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Pace yourself and take your time; you will complete what is needed with more precision. Communication forces you to take a different look at a situation, whether you are open to it or not. Tonight: Indulge in a favorite form of relaxation. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  The fire associated with your sign comes out full blast. You need to handle a personal matter differently, especially if it revolves around a power play. Tonight: Act like it is Friday night. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Others don’t know what ails you, but they recognize that you are not feeling up to snuff. You might be suppressing more emotions than you realize, creating a withdrawn attitude. Tonight: Refuse to get caught up in a power play. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Keep communication open. You might hear something that is so surprising, that even you need to sit down. Tonight: Meet friends. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  You might see a situation much differently because of a change with your finances. You pull the wild card financially. Tonight: Treat a friend to munchies and a drink. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

ACROSS 1 They might precede bravos 6 Does one better than 10 Energyfocused org. 14 “___ for the sky!” (cry in a western) 15 Singular operatic performance 16 The Vatican’s vicinity 17 ___ allegro (very quickly) 18 Boxing officials (abbr.) 19 ___-Cola 20 SOS card 23 Volvo’s homeland 25 It’s obtained by leaching 26 “Do the Right Thing” director 27 Fall into decay 28 Economy size 31 Apply a bandage to 33 A very small quantity 35 Sallie ___ (student loan company) 36 Amateur’s antonym 37 SOS Bible book 42 “... ___ daily bread” 43 Howard Hughes’ airline 44 Evidence of healing 46 Church engagement

9 Backtalking 10 “Free Willy” animal 11 Sometimesdyed dog 12 Awards-show hosts 13 Discontinues 21 Inflame with love 22 California’s San ___ Bay 23 “Lanka” start 24 Seeks the affection of 29 Battle of Britain fliers (Abbr.) 30 “Beau ___” 32 CD-___ (computer inserts) 34 “Author” of many quotations 36 Emphasize the importance of 38 Hearty or keen enjoyment 39 Rent to ___

announcement 49 Home of Barack Obama’s father 51 Indecisive result 52 “How was ___ know?” 53 ___ chi 55 Ailing 57 SOS donation 61 Coil in the yard 62 1952 Winter Olympics setting 63 Administers (with “out”) 66 Portentous sign 67 ’50s French president Coty 68 Non-reactive, like some gases 69 Aphid, to a gardener 70 A cheese 71 “A Modest Proposal,” e.g. DOWN 1 Supply with guns 2 “Anna Karenina” author Tolstoy 3 Register for Tiny Tim 4 Appeared on stage 5 Snowremoving tool 6 Alpine lake 7 White-andblack stacked snack 8 Senseless talk

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(purchasing option) Eightsomes (var.) Manicurist’s concern ___ paese (cheese) Certain chess piece In one’s abode Hangman’s knots Exchanged smacks Absence of societal values Earlier, in poetry Brown songbirds “They ___ thataway!” Bone below the elbow Rhyming literature “Big Band,” for one Barnyard pen

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

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Dear Annie: For the past year, my wife, “Janie,” has been getting hot flashes. She is always broiling in the house while the rest of the family freezes. She insists on keeping the temperature at 70, while the rest of us are most comfortable at 74. She recently purchased warm slippers for everyone and suggested we wear long sleeves. Annie, I like to wear T-shirts and walk barefoot. I work long hours, and when I come home, I like to shed most of my clothes. I pay the mortgage and should not be freezing in my own home. Our family doctor said the hot flashes could last for years. I say she is disrespectful to all of us. She says I am insensitive. We are at an impasse. I found out she is looking for an apartment. I love my wife and beg you to help us before it’s

46 Church engagement

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

Answer: Yesterday’s

(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: VOUCH PURGE IMPORT ENCORE Answer: When asked if she wanted gold or silver, she replied — EITHER “ORE”

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IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS DIVISION 2

THE STATE OF KANSAS TO HOWARD SHAWN COHN, AND ALL OTHER PERSONS WHO ARE OR MAY BE CONCERNED. You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the Douglas County Court by Caitlin Cohn; you are hereby required to answer the petition on or before March 30, 2012, in the Court at Lawrence, Kansas. A hearing on the matter is scheduled for April 17, 2012. If you fail to answer, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the petition. Caitlin Cohn, PETITIONER Christopher Behre, #21273 Kansas Legal Services 2001 Haskell Avenue Lawrence, KS 66046 (785) 838-3401 Attorney for Petitioner ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 24, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Lindsay Kay McCurley Plaintiff v. Geng Liu Defendant

NOTICE OF SUIT Geng Liu, You are hereby notified that a Petition To Quiet TiLawrence tle to Personal Property has been filed in Douglas (First published in the Law- County, Kansas District rence Daily Journal-World Court by Lindsay Kay February 24, 2012) McCurley praying for quiet title to a 2006 Honda Civic IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF VIN 1HGFA16866L001026, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS and you are hereby reCIVIL DEPARTMENT quired to plead to the petition on or before April 5, BAC Home Loans Servicing, 2012, in the District Court at L.P. fka Countrywide Home 111 E. 11, Lawrence, Kansas. Loans Servicing, L.P. If you fail to plead, judgPlaintiff, ment and decree will be envs. tered in due course upon Cheston R. Eisenhour and the petition. Kimberly Eisenhour, et al. ________ Defendants. (First published in the LawCase No. 10CV765 rence Daily Journal-World Court Number: 6 February 17, 2012) Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS

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WELLS FARGO BANK, NA PLAINTIFF

to satisfy the judgment in the above-entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. For more information, visit www.Southlaw.com. Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff Douglas County, Kansas

2829 Iowa St.

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 17, 2012)

Case No. 2012CV103

Lot 72, CIMARRON HILLS NO. 5, a subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof, commonly known as 1805 Hampton, Lawrence, KS 66046 (the Property)

Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (115286) ________

Lawrence dressed to the Office of the County Clerk, Courthouse, 1100 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044, upon which is clearly written or printed “HOT MIX ASPHALT (HMA)”, along with the name and address of the bidder. Any bid received after the closing date and time will be returned unopened. Faxed bids will not be accepted.

Prepared by:

Notice is hereby given that Douglas County is accepting sealed bids for HMA Commercial Grade (Class A), for use at various locations throughout Douglas County during the 2012 maintenance season by the Department of Public Works. Bids will be received in the Office of the Douglas County Clerk until 3:00 P.M., Monday, March 12, 2012, and then publicly opened in the Office of the Douglas County Clerk.

to satisfy the judgment in Case No. 2012 LM 48 the above-entitled case. Division No. 6 The sale is to be made without appraisement and Pursuant to K.S.A. Bids must be submitted on subject to the redemption Chapter 60 and 61 forms obtainable at either period as provided by law, the Office of the Director of and further subject to the NOTICE OF SUIT Public Works/County Engiapproval of the Court. For more information, visit To Shelley Bock and all neer, 1242 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas, www.Southlaw.com. other concerned persons: or on the internet at Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff You are notified that a peti- www.demandstar.com. Douglas County, Kansas tion has been filed in Doug- The bids shall be submitted las County District Court by in sealed envelopes, adPrepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (134606) ________

Pursuant to Chapter 60 of Kansas Statutes Annotated

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, on March 22, 2012, at 10:00 AM, the following real estate:

Lawrence Ashlar, LLC, praying for immediate eviction, $6,320.85 with interest in unpaid rent and all other equitable relief the court may find necessary. You are hereby required to plead to the petition on or before March 30, 2012, at 3:30 in Division 6 of Douglas County District Court, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment will be entered upon the petition.

THE LAW OFFICE OF DAVID J. BROWN, LC By: /s/ David J. Brown Should you fail therein S. Ct. #14409 judgment and decree will 1040 New Hampshire, be entered in due course Suite 14 upon said petition. Lawrence, Kansas 66044 785-842-0777 THIS IS AN ATTEMPT TO Djbrown@davidbrownlaw.com COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT (First published in the LawPURPOSE. rence Daily Journal-World February 24, 2012) SHAPIRO & MOCK, LLC Attorneys for Plaintiff DOUGLAS COUNTY 6310 Lamar - Suite 235 DEPARTMENT OF Overland Park, KS 66202 PUBLIC WORKS (913)831-3000 Fax No. (913)831-3320 NOTICE TO BIDDERS Our File No. 11-003490/kv Bid #12-F-0006 ________

Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand, at the Lower Level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, (First published in the LawDouglas County, Kansas, on rence Daily Journal-World March 22, 2012, at 10:00 AM, February 24, 2012) the following real estate: IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Lot Fifty-Eight (58) of WIN- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CHESTER ESTATES NO. 3, in the City of Eudora, Douglas Ashlar, LLC, County, Kansas, commonly Plaintiff, known as 1525 Savage vs. Street, Eudora, KS 66025 Shelley Bock, (the Property) Defendant.

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(First published in the Law- property and sale of said rence Daily Journal-World property to satisfy the indebtedness, said property February 24, 2012) described as follows, to IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF wit: DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS LOT 78, AND THE EAST HALF CIVIL DEPARTMENT OF LOT 80, ON ELM STREET, The Bank of New York Mel- IN THE CITY OF BALDWIN lon fka the Bank of New CITY, DOUGLAS COUNTY, York, as Trustee for the KANSAS Commonly known Certificateholders of the as 913 Elm Street, Baldwin CWABS, Inc., Asset-Backed City, Kansas 66006 Certificates, Series 2005-3 and you are hereby rePlaintiff, quired to plead to said petivs. Billy Johnson and Natasha tion in said Court at Lawrence, Kansas on or before Johnson, et al. the 2nd day of April, 2012. Defendants.

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JAMES D. MERTZ DEFENDANTS Case No. 12CV45 Div. No. 5 K.S.A. 60 Mortgage Foreclosure NOTICE OF SUIT The State of Kansas to: JAMES D. MERTZ; BRENDA J. MERTZ; JOHN DOE (REAL NAME UNKNOWN); MARY DOE (REAL NAME UNKNOWN); JPMORGAN CHASE BANK AS INDENTURE TRUSTEE, C/O RESIDENTIAL FUNDING CORPORATION and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, and assigns of such of the defendants as may be deceased; the unknown spouses of the defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such defendants as are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown guardians and trustees of such of the defendants as are minors or are in anywise under legal disability; and all other persons who are or may be concerned: You are hereby notified that a petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, by Wells Fargo Bank, NA for judgment in the sum of $68,504.83, plus interest, costs and other relief; judgment that plaintiff’s lien is a first lien on the said real

The awarded bidder shall agree to offer the prices and the terms and conditions herein to other government agencies who wish to participate in a cooperative purchase program with Douglas County. Other agencies will be responsible for entering into separate agreements with the Dealer and for all payments thereunder. The Douglas County Board of Commissioners reserves the right to reject any or all bids, waive technicalities, and to purchase the product, which in the opinion of the Board, is best suited to the work for which it is intended. DATED: 02/21/2012 DOUGLAS COUNTY PUBLIC WORKS Keith A. Browning, P.E. Director of Public Works ________ (Published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World February 24, 2012) The following vehicles will be sold by Lighthouse Tow & Recovery at public auction for tow and storage fees on February 24, 2012, at 7am at 1701 W. 1399 Rd., Lawrence, KS 66046. 2001 JEEP GRANDCHEROKEE VIN# 1J4GW58N51C694625 1999 CHEVY CAVALIER VIN# 1G1JC5245X7268108 2000 TOYOTA COROLLA VIN# 2T1BR12E41C819226 1997 HONDA ACCORD VIN# 1HGCD568XVA192574 ________


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