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C Jay back for centennial celebration By Andy Hyland firstname.lastname@example.org
Henry Maloy would certainly approve. The cartoonist for the University Daily Kansan in 1912 created the first official visual depiction of the Jayhawk, a smiling, big-beaked, spindly-
legged design complete with shoes “for kicking opponents, of course,” according to an online university history of all things Jayhawk: ku.edu/ about/traditions/jayhawk. And on Saturday, Maloy’s creation sprang to life at the Kansas-Missouri game. Centennial Jay (or just C Jay
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for short) joined Big Jay and Baby Jay as Kansas University’s third mascot. Maloy’s Jayhawk itself lasted until 1920, when it was replaced by a more dour and more birdlike creation sitting atop the letters “KU.” The mascot won’t be a permanent addition to KU’s
mascot lineup, though. Jim Marchiony, KU associate athletic director, said C Jay will only be around for this year. “It’s something to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Jayhawk,” he said. Kansas Athletics, the Kansas Memorial Unions and the KU Alumni Association
are involved in determining how the new mascot will be used, he said. The current plan calls for C Jay to flutter around at various special events and other occasions throughout the year.
Kansas University’s mascot from 1912, with shoes “for kicking opponents”
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A public slaughtering of chickens won’t happen inside Lawrence city limits after a local artist was warned her planned art project could subject her to a fine under the city’s animal cruelty ordinance. Amber Hansen, the artist proposing “The Story of Chickens: A Revolution,” said Monday she will be changing her public art event in order to comply with city code. But the project will move forward, Hansen said, and will do so in a way that draws attention to the process of slaughtering animals. “If people choose to eat meat, it is an important process to witness and be mindful of,” Hansen said. “It is a process that takes place on a mass scale every day, and we aren’t really allowed to see it.” And don’t expect to see it on a Lawrence street or even on a piece of private property anytime soon. Assistant City Attorney Chad Sublet confirmed he informed Hansen a public slaughtering of chickens would be interpreted as a violation of the city’s animal cruelty code, which states it is illegal for “any person to willfully or maliciously kill any domesticated animal.” Under the city’s code, chickens are considered domesticated fowl. “I think one could argue there is a freedom of expression interest here, but I think under our obligations to protect the health, safety and public welfare, it is an activity we can regulate,” said Sublet, who added preventing
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A FIELD OF WINTER WHEAT NEAR CLINTON DAM is greening up as though it were spring, unlike the surrounding vegetation.
School finance lawsuit looms over Legislature By Scott Rothschild firstname.lastname@example.org
Gov. Brownback proposes to remove state limits on local property taxes for school funding.
TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback says it is a good legal strategy for legislators to change the school finance formula just before a trial on education funding. But John Robb, an attorney who represents school districts suing the state, said Brownback’s plan would provide no legal protection. “Playing games with the court system in an attempt to
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The driver, Louis Galloway Jr., 21, and his passenger became violent when Evinger and Ramsdell Officer Stephen Ramsdell, who had arrived to assist, tried to arrest Galloway for driving on a suspended license. According to testimony during Galloway’s trial last Please see PURPLE, page 2A
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school funding. And they say Brownback’s system of eliminating weights, or extra funding for certain education expenses, such as children who are learning to speak English, is complicated. But Brownback, a Republican, said he didn’t think delaying work on changing the school funding system was prudent and he noted the upcoming trial in June. “Once you have that case decided by the lower court, your options of how you deal
Officer earns department’s first Purple Heart award
On Feb. 26, 2011, Lawrence police Officer Jonathan Evinger stopped a vehicle with an illegal license plate near 26th and Iowa streets. It was very early in the morning, an icy Saturday in Lawrence. People get pulled over all the time. But Police Chief Tarik Khatib said Monday that each of these stops carried “certain inherent risks.” This stop definitely Please see ARTIST, page 6A turned risky.
delay what the kids of Kansas are constitutionally entitled to is not the answer,” Robb said. Last week, several legislative leaders said it would be better to delay action on Brownback’s school funding plan so it could be further analyzed after the current legislative session and before the next one. They have cited little support for Brownback’s proposal to remove state limits on local property taxes for
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DEATHS KARYN E. (HIGBIE) KENNEDY Karyn E. (Higbie) Kennedy, 53, Wellsville, passed away Saturday, Feb. 25, 2012, at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Cremation. A memorial
visitation will be held Saturday, March 3, 2012 from 5-8PM at the Wellsville American Legion, 5th & Main Street, in Wellsville.
DONNA D. CAMPBELL Funeral services for Donna D. Campbell, 66, Lawrence, will be held 1 p.m., Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery in Lawrence. She died February 27, 2012 at Pioneer Ridge Retirement Community in Lawrence. Donna was born on October 6, 1945 in Colorado Springs, CO, the daughter of Maurice S. and Evelyn V. (Andersen) Dixon. She most recently worked for Weaver’s Department store until she retired. She was previously a Flight Attendant for American Airlines and worked for LOOK Magazine. She married Richard
Campbell on September 18, 1976 in Alexandria, VA. He preceded her in death November 1, 2009. Survivors include two sons, Adam Campbell, Oakland, CA, and Joshua Campbell, and wife, Haylee, Kansas City, MO; one sister, Debbie Trainor, and husband Peter, Williamsburg, VA; and one brother, Joe Dixon, and wife, Ann Marie, Montpelier, VT. Memorial contributions may be made in her name to Kansas Advocates for Better Care and may be sent in care of the mortuary. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.
KIRK DOUGLAS MCGEORGE Kirk Douglas McGeorge, 54, Oskaloosa, died Friday, Feb. 24, 2012, at the Midland Hospice House in Topeka. Cremation is planned. Memorial services will be 2 p.m.
Edna Olivia Jones, age 85, of Baldwin City, died February 26, 2012, at her home. She was born on January 18, 1927 in Handsboro, Mississippi, the daughter of Joseph Cephus Johnson and Pearl (Coston) Johnson. She was raised in Mississippi and graduated from Lyman, Mississippi, High School with the class of 1946. She then went on to attain an Education degree from Dallas Bible College, Dallas, Texas. She later attended Cleveland Chiropractic College, in Kansas City, Kansas. Edna moved with her husband to Baldwin City in 1963. She was a lifelong homemaker, but also spent many years as a nurse to her husband, Dr. UNSAKER Ray Jones. She was also a Past death by her husband, President of the Women’s Lawrence Hunsaker, and Auxiliary of the Kansas parents Edward and HaAssociation of Osteopathzel Tesch. ic Medicine. Edna had a Survivors include sons very educated and unique Larry and wife Paula personality. She was well Hunsaker of Elwood, KS, known in her family for Gene Hunsaker of Gridbeing proud of her Minnie ley, KS. Grandsons Chad Pearl impersonations. She Hunsaker and wife Janett was a very talented floral of Lenexa, KS, Ryan designer and enjoyed Dancer of Amoret, MO, making centerpieces for and John Conrad and wife the table. She will be Julie of Tonganoxie, KS. remembered by her famGranddaughters Tammy ily for being the stable and husband Shawn Jonas and sturdy mother who of Peculiar, MO, Sissy and was always there for all husband Nick Hoegler of them, lovingly waiting of Tonganoxie, KS, and to take care of any needs. Dee Hunsaker of Perry, Her love for her husband KS, and 13 great-grandwas unconditional and a children. Brother Jimmie wonderful example for and wife Roma Tesch her children and grandof Overbrook, KS. Sischildren. ter Connie and husband Edna was united in Roger Ford of Lawrence, marriage with Dr. Ray KS, and many nieces and Jones on August 27, 1948 nephews. in Lyman, Mississippi. Please sign this guestThey shared 61 years of book at obituaries.ljworld. marriage before Dr. Jones com. passed away on October 31, 2009. She is also preceded
HARRIET DARBY GIBSON Harriet Darby Gibson, 93, born September 10, 1918, passed away February 25, 2012. Mass of Christian Burial will be 11:00 a.m. Thursday, March 1st at the Cathedral of St. Peter, 416 N. 14th St., Kansas City, Kansas. Friends may call from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Wednesday at the Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Ave., Kansas City, KS, with a Rosary service at 8:00 p.m. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the University of Kansas Williams Educational Fund, to the Cathedral of St. Peter’s or Sisters Servants of Mary, Kansas City, KS. Harriet was the oldest of four daughters of United States Senator Harry Darby and Edith Cubbison Darby of Kansas City, Kansas. She graduated from Wyandotte High School in 1936 and attended the University of Kansas where she was a member of Pi Beta Phi sorority. She married Thomas Henry Gibson, on May 3, 1941. Harriet was president of the Junior League of Wyandotte and Johnson counties in 1954-1955 and served on the regional nominating committee of the International Junior League from 1956-1958. She served as Board member and Past President of the Providence Hospital Auxiliary. Harriet was a member of the Kansas University Alumni Association and the Williams Fund; a member of St. Peter’s Altar Society; the Pi Phi Alumni Club of Kansas City, KS; a past member of Terrace Club; Victory Hills Country Club; Wyandotte County Historical Society; Cancer Action Board of Directors; and the Friends of the Library. Harriet was proud to be a
stay at home mother, but served as a bridal consultant at Winkler’s Jewelers from 1971Gibson 1983. She followed her beloved Jayhawks and was a devoted fan of Kansas Basketball throughout her lifetime. Harriet was preceded in death by her husband of 45 years, Thomas H. Gibson; her father and mother, Harry Darby and Edith Cubbison Darby, and her sister, Marjorie Alford. Harriet is survived by her Children, Harry (Becky) Gibson, Cathy (Bob) Stiglic, John (Kristie) Gibson, Nancy (Scott) Collins, and Paul (Claudia) Gibson; her Grandchildren, Lisa (Dan) O’Rourke, Michael Gibson, Alan (Angel) Stiglic, Paul (Amy) Stiglic, Lori (Darren) Farley, Katie (Josh) Gibson-Roegiers, Hannah Gibson, Joseph Gibson, Thomas Gibson; Step-Grandchildren Jessica Collins, Alexis Collins; Great-Grandchildren Darby O’Rourke, Megan O’Rourke, Dan O’Rourke, Miles Gibson, Camden Gibson, Jack Stiglic, Henry Stiglic, Jane Stiglic, Lillian Farley, and Luke Farley; her Sisters, Joan Edwards, Edith Marie Evans, and numerous nieces and nephews. Her family would like to specially thank Mary and her angels, especially Lavern and Letitia for all their loving care. Condolences may be expressed at www. porterfuneralhome.com Arrangements: Porter Funeral Home, 1835 Minnesota Avenue, KCK 913621-6400 Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.
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Saturday, March 3, 2012 at the Barnett Family Funeral Home, 1220 Walnut, Oskaloosa. Private inurnment will be at a later date.
EDNA OLIVIA JONES
JOANN H JoAnn Hunsaker, 76, Eudora, KS, passed away Feb. 25, 2012, at Heartland Hospital in St. Joseph, MO. Funeral service will be at 10:00 AM Feb. 29 at Cedar Crest Memorial Chapel, 32665 Lexington Ave., De Soto, KS. Visitation will be from 6-8:00 PM Tuesday at the Chapel. Graveside service will be at Wellsville Cemetery in Wellsville, KS. She was born July 6, 1936, in Fort Scott, KS. She married Lawrence Hunsaker on May 23, 1954. Together they raised their family in Eudora, KS, where they lived for 45 years. She worked for Eudora School District for over 20 years. She was a loving Mother, Grandma, and Great-Grandma. She enjoyed spending time with her family, while traveling, camping, cooking and shopping. She was preceded in
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year, Galloway struck Evinger in the head, causing him to fall to the ground. Galloway’s juvenile passenger punched and kicked Ramsdell during the incident. “Although Officer Evinger was severely injured, he continued to stave off the attack by the two by deploying his pepper spray on the passenger,” Khatib said during a ceremony Monday, which was one year and one day after the incident. “Soon, against seemingly overwhelming odds, both officers were able to place the suspects under arrest.” Galloway is now serving a five-year prison sentence for a conviction on aggravated battery on a law enforcement officer. Evinger’s injuries changed his law enforcement career. He suffered a concussion and damage to his eye, which kept him from patrol. Ramsdell suffers cuts, bruising and swelling to his face. He later returned to regular duty. Khatib said Evinger will go into medical retirement. “I want to personally thank you for four years of outstanding service,” Khatib said. “And it really saddens me that you can’t stay on any longer.” During an emotional ceremony at the police department’s Investigations and Training Center, 4820 Bob Billings Parkway, Khatib presented Evinger with the department’s first Purple Heart award to honor officers injured in the line of duty. Evinger and Ramsdell stood with family members and accepted department commendation awards from Khatib.
in death by her parents; a brother, J.C. Johnson; and two sisters, Lena Ladner, Inez Wilson. Jones Edna is survived by a daughter, Ruthie Goldey and her husband, Jim, of Palmetto, Florida; five sons, Travis Jones and his wife Marlene of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma, David Jones and his wife, Shelley, of Topeka, Kansas, Paul Jones and his wife, Jo Anna, of Kechi, Kansas, Tim Jones and his wife, Cindy, of Baldwin City, Kansas, Ben Jones and his wife, Monica, of Siloam Springs, Arkansas; a sister, Maida Marshall of Knoxville, Tennessee; sixteen grandchildren; twenty-four great-grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews. Funeral services will be held 2:00 p.m., Wednesday, February 29, 2012, at First United Methodist Church, Baldwin City. Burial will follow at Stony Point Cemetery, rural Douglas County. Mrs. Jones will lie in state at the Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, Baldwin City, from 3 p.m. Tuesday to the visitation hour. The family will be receiving friends from 6 to 8 Tuesday evening at the funeral home. The family suggests memorial contributions be made to Baldwin Grace Chapel Sound System, c/o Lamb-Roberts Funeral Home, 712 N. 9th Street, Baldwin City, Kansas 66006. Condolences may be sent to the family through www.lamb-roberts.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com. “I’m going to miss all you guys. I will take a little bit of a piece of everything you’ve taught me since I’ve been here,” Evinger said. He stressed friendship to both younger and moreexperienced officers. “Take care of each other because you never know when something is going to happen,” he said. The Lawrence Police Officers’ Association also presented Evinger with an award for his service. “These guys are representatives of the jobs you all do every day,” Khatib said at the end of the ceremony, “putting yourselves out there in the interest of public safety.” — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.
proposed legislation contains “something that is unique to a bill of this magnitude: It sunsets after four years.” Fulmer added: “This is important not only for ensuring that the Legislature can stay ahead of lawsuits, but also for appropriate public discussion at regular intervals of the thing we spend about half of the SGF (state general fund) on year to year. This is truly the Kansas way.” He also said that passage of Brownback’s proposal by the Legislature “will reset the clock on any lawsuit.” Robb, the attorney representing 55 school districts that claim the state is underfunding education, said that won’t work. “The governor’s approach is an attempted end-run around funding the known costs (of education),” he said. “If his plan is adopted, the courts won’t buy it. His remarks about loss of flexibility show that he understands this concept. The courts are highly likely to order that the known costs be funded. This will cost more,” Robb said. How much more? Here, Brownback and Robb are in agreement. Both say the costs could reach $1 billion. Based on a previous Kansas Supreme Court decision, the Legislature approved a three-year funding increase to schools, but before the final year was allocated, the Legislature started cutting education funds. Robb said school cuts have totaled $455 million, and schools were underfunded before the cuts. Base state aid is now $3,780 per student, the lowest it has been in a decade. Fulmer has said a $1 billion settlement is the equivalent of either a 36-mill statewide property tax increase, or a 3 percent increase in the state sales tax, or a 2 percent increase in income taxes. “We have to act now to head this off,” he said. But Robb said $1 billion is less than half what it would cost to eliminate the state income tax, which Brownback has proposed. “The problem is that the Constitution requires that schools be funded but not that taxes be cut,” Robb said. Meanwhile, Democrats in the Legislature have argued that starting to restore school funding cuts from the state’s growing reserve fund would be the better path. The school finance formula, they argue, is not broken, simply inadequately funded. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.
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BRIEFLY Marcus Morris gets battery citation Former Kansas University and current NBA player Marcus Morris received a misdemeanor battery citation early Sunday related to an alleged fight at a Lawrence nightclub, Supervising City Prosecutor Jerry Little said Monday afternoon. Kim Murphree, a Lawrence police spokeswoman, said police were called at 2:37 Marcus Morris a.m. Sunday to The Cave, a nightclub in The Oread, 1200 Oread Ave., where an altercation began. She said a male employee alleged he was punched by another man after a verbal dispute that turned physical. It was also alleged another man punched the employee from behind. Murphree said two men were given citations for misdemeanor battery. Little said Monday that according to the citations, Morris, 22, and Julius K. Harris, 23, of Philadelphia, received tickets with notices to appear March 20 in Lawrence Municipal Court.
City adds 4 sites for glass recycling
KU students set the stage for 63rd annual Rock Chalk Revue
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was about the only indication school board members gave Monday night on where they stood on closing elementary schools. Earlier in the evening, the board formally accepted the recommendations that came from the working groups, but they said little about the documents. Instead, two study sessions were set up. The first study session, slated for 5:30 p.m. next Monday, would give board members a chance
About that pyramid of beer bottles in your garage following Saturday’s game: You don’t have to keep it anymore, unless of course you want to. Lawrence city officials on Monday unveiled four new locations where glass can be dropped off for recycling. “There has been a lot of glass dropped off at the Walmart recycling center since the 12th and Haskell center stopped taking it several weeks ago,” said Kathy Richardson, the operations supervisor for the city’s Waste Reduction and Recycling Division. “This should help alleviate that a lot.” The city will run the program in cooperation with Ripple Glass, which will take the glass and sell it to companies that will use it to make beer bottles for Kansas City’s Boulevard Brewing Co. and fiberglass insulation. The bin locations:
Dillons, 4701 W. Sixth St.
Hy-Vee, 3504 Clinton Parkway
Hy-Vee, 4000 W. Sixth St.
On the Rocks liquor store, 1818 Mass. City crews will monitor the bins each day and will empty the glass once the bins become more than half full.
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MEMBERS OF THE KAPPA DELTA SORORITY AT KANSAS UNIVERSITY DANCE TO A NUMBER during a rehearsal for “Mall Story,” one of five acts for the 63rd annual production of Rock Chalk Revue. Performances will be 7 p.m. Thursday and Friday, and 5 p.m. Saturday. Proceeds from the event will benefit the United Way of Douglas County.
Board gives go-ahead to school improvement projects By Christine Metz firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lawrence school board agreed to move forward with more than $750,000 worth of building improvements for elementary schools that had been earmarked for potential closure just a few months ago. On Monday night, the board accepted a $3.65 million capital improvement plan, with many of the projects slated to begin this summer. For the past six months, a community working group has been
studying ways to consolidate six elementary schools — New York, Cordley, Kennedy, Pinckney, Sunset Hill and Hillcrest — down to three or four. The working group’s two recommendations — one that advised not closing any schools and another that maintained consolidating schools was a viable option but didn’t say which ones should close — were finalized Thursday. Last year as talks of closing elementary schools were under way, the board pulled funding to fix Kennedy’s roof. That
$600,000 expense was added back into the capital improvement plan the board approved Monday night. Also SCHOOLS on the list were $20,000 for replacing flooring and another $30,000 for repairing pavement at Pinckney, $80,000 for replacing rooftop HVAC units at Sunset Hill and $25,000 for new cafeteria tables at Hillcrest. Keeping funding for smaller elementary schools in the capital improvement plan
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Brandon Woods seeks dismissal of lawsuit
Lawrence educator 1 of 7 Kan. Master Teachers By Christine Metz email@example.com
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Attorneys for Brandon Woods at Alvamar are asking a Douglas County judge to dismiss a lawsuit filed by a family of a former resident alleging she was sexually assaulted at the retirement center. The family of Jean S. Allen filed the suit in January alleging that an unnamed nursing aide sexually assaulted Allen, who was 87, on Oct. 20, 2010, in her room and that staff members at the retirement center, 1501 Inverness Drive, acted to conceal it from authorities, her family and medical personnel. Brandon Woods officials have denied the claim and said Allen was well cared for. “Certainly, the essential factual allegations — including the claim that Mrs. Allen was the victim of a criminal act while at Brandon Woods — will be soundly and vigorously challenged at the appropriate time,” Brandon Woods’ attorney, Kelly A. Ricke, wrote in a memorandum filed in the case. “However, at this juncture in the proceedings the defendants move to dismiss the petition.” Ricke’s memorandum mentions that the “unknown Brandon Woods employee” was neither arrested nor prosecuted and that Brandon Woods staff members interviewed Allen’s roommate who reported the alleged assault and sent Allen to Lawrence Memorial Hospital for an examination. Douglas County prosecutors have said in January
there was no longer an active criminal investigation in the case. Lawrence attorney Bill Skepnek, representing Allen’s family, in the suit alleged that staff members tried to hide the reason for the hospital visit from medical personnel. Ricke made several legal arguments against the many claims in the suit. “All plaintiffs’ claims at best relate to alleged medical malpractice,” Ricke wrote. “The plaintiffs have failed to state a cause of action as to any other alleged claims.” Brandon Woods’ attorneys argue on some claims that Allen’s family members are prohibited from seeking damages under law. In another part of the memorandum, the attorneys argue that the claims the family seeks have abated with Allen’s death because a jury “would have to guess” on the extent and nature of her injuries and personal suffering without her presence or testimony. According to the suit, Allen’s family later moved her to a different care facility. She died Nov. 26, 2010. Skepnek argued in the suit that Brandon Woods staff members destroyed evidence of a possible sexual assault when they bathed her, but the Brandon Woods attorneys argue the plaintiffs “must include a claim that staff members knew of the ‘evidence’ and allegedly destroyed it with such knowledge in hand.”
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A Southwest Middle School teacher has been named to the 2012 class of Kansas Master Teachers. Kendra Metz, who teaches language arts and reading, is one of seven educators across the state who received the award. Master Teachers are recognized for their years of service and for their outstanding teaching qualities. Metz has spent 18 years in the Lawrence school district. In that time, she has been at Central Junior High, Quail Run, Prairie Park and Woodlawn. In the fall, Metz was among the teachers who helped transition sixth-grade students from the elementary school to the middle school, moving from Hillcrest to Southwest Middle School. Before that move, she spent six years at Hillcrest. There, she was well-known for incorporating Italian Restaurant Day into the curriculum, a project where students would learn about applying for jobs, making pasta and serving custom-
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to ask questions about the recommendations and process. The second meeting, set for 4:30 p.m. March 12, would allow for the board to discuss the recommendations. The topic isn’t likely to come to a regular board — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be meeting, where votes can reached at 832-7144. Follow him be cast, until April. at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock. Board President Mark
ers. The money raised would go toward helping other students. In November, Metz had a surprise visit to her classroom from Superintendent Rick Doll, former colleagues and family. She was honored with the Lawrence Master Teacher award, which comes with a $2,500 check from KU Credit Union. From there, she was nominated for the state competition. According to the program, key to Metz’s success is her ability to “find each student’s unique needs, take interest in her students outside the classroom and use inventive projects to expand their learning and give back to the community.” As part of the Kansas Master Teachers program, two of the seven teachers will have the chance to teach education students at Emporia State University for part of the semester. A ceremony honoring the 2012 class will be April 4 at Emporia State University. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.
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3 p.m. in the library auditorium on the future of libraries. Prothro has been the customer service administrator for the Wichita Public Library since 2007. In the position, Prothro oversees much of the budgeting, policy issues, planning and managerial hiring for the Wichita system, which includes eight branch libraries.
Prothro received her undergraduate degree from Wichita State University in 1999, and a master’s degree in library sciences from Emporia State University in 2003. Library leaders are seeking a new director to replace Bruce Flanders, who retired in October and then took another position with an area library.
Ripple, founded in late 2009, recycled 18,000 tons of glass. Utz said the area is in a unique situation of operating a successful glass recycling business because there are several users or recycled glass in the Kansas City area. He said most areas struggle to recycle glass because the cost to transport the material very far is greater than the selling price of recycled glass. “When we started looking at this, there were 80,000 tons of glass in Kansas City going into the landfill each year,” Utz said. “We saw there was a huge opportunity there, but it has taken awhile to figure out a system.” It is not taking Lawrence residents long to figure out there’s a new glass recycling system
up and running. The bin at On the Rocks was drawing users on Monday morning while city officials were holding a ceremony to open the service. “I will be using it a lot,” said Rachel Hunter, who said she lives three blocks from the new bin. “Recycling should be easier to do in Lawrence, and this will help.” The new bins are a definite shade of purple, but not even that seemed to cause many concerns with Lawrence residents on Monday. “We can get over that,” said Matt Easley, general manager of On the Rocks, “especially if we keep winning.”
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The glass will be stored on city-owned land at the former Farmland Industries property. When enough glass to fill a semi has been accumulated, Ripple will pay to have the glass shipped to its facility in Kansas City. Mayor Aron Cromwell said Monday he sees the new system as a step toward increasing the city’s recycling Cromwell efforts. The city’s Solid Waste Task Force has recommended creating a new citywide curbside recycling service. But Cromwell said such a service can’t feasibly accept glass, which led him to approach Ripple about creating a Lawrence service several months ago. “I just see these four bins as a first step,” Cromwell said. “We want to look at how we can expand it downtown and have them near several bars and restaurants that produce a lot of bottles.” The service accepts more than just glass bottles. Mike Utz, a principal in Ripple Glass, said his company also uses food jars and can accept both dark and clear glass. The dark glass is used to produce new bottles for Boulevard Brewing Co., and the clear glass is used by a Kansas City-based fiberglass insulation manufacturer.
— City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw
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Come by anytime between 10:00 and 1:00 to visit the booths and displays from local businesses and organizations that serve seniors in Douglas County. This is the seventh annual event that seniors and their caregivers will be talking about all year. Don’t miss it! For more information, call 785-838-8000 and ask for Kristen Metcalf-Osterhaus or email email@example.com
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Final library director candidate to interview today An administrator in the Wichita Public Library system will be the third and final candidate to interview to become the next director of the Lawrence Public Library. Jamie Prothro will be in Lawrence today to interview with the library’s board and other stakeholders. Prothro also will give a public presentation at
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Bradford expressed appreciation for the efforts of the working group, even if members didn’t come with one cohesive plan. “It will make us a better district in the long run. We are still at the beginning of a lot of positive things to come in the future,” Bradford said. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.
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How long does the pre-treating that the city puts on the city streets to prepare for snow and ice stay on the streets if it doesn’t snow or there isn’t ice?
Megan Gilliland, the city’s communications manager, provided this information: Anti-icing liquids last for several days once applied to the pavement. Moisture and other variables such as humidity, frost, fog and precipitation received can also play a role in how long the liquid is effective.
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Tim Zielinsky, bouncer, Lawrence “Buffalo Wild Wings.”
Seth Bonzo, Toyota employee, Lawrence “Right now, Hibachi.”
Kacey Corpening, manager at Subway, Lawrence “PepperJax.”
Renee Rodgers, social worker, Lawrence “Zen Zero.”
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LAW ENFORCEMENT REPORT • A 51-year-old Lawrence man was arrested Sunday night after he was accused of throwing a brick through his neighbor’s window and threatening two Lawrence police officers with a knife, according to Douglas County court records. The incident was reported just after 7 p.m. Sunday in the 800 block of Louisiana Street, police spokeswoman Kim Murphree said. According to court records, prosecutors charged the man, Robert W. Schmitt, with two counts of an aggravated assault on a law enforcement officer and one felony count of criminal damage. A judge set his bond at $45,000. • Also Sunday night, police determined a Lawrence man had suffered a self-inflicted gunshot wound while on a trail in southern Lawrence, said Sgt. Damon Thomas, a patrol shift supervisor. Initially, the man reported he had been shot by someone while jogging just before 11 p.m. Sunday in the area near the 2700 block of Louisiana Street. But he later changed his story, Thomas said. Murphree said Monday morning the man went to a local treatment center for a nonlife-threatening wound.
ACCIDENT REPORT • A 43-year-old Lawrence woman was taken to an area
hospital after a two-vehicle accident about 7:35 a.m. Monday on Interstate 70 west of Lawrence, according to the Kansas Turnpike Authority. The crash occurred about one mile west of the Lecompton interchange in the westbound lanes. Travis M. Haas, 37, of Lawrence, was driving a 2002 Isuzu sport utility vehicle in the inside lane when he attempted to change lanes to the right but then swerved to avoid a 1986 Chevrolet truck that was in the center lane. Haas then lost control of the SUV and struck the truck and the median wall several times, according to the accident report. Haas and Paul C. Hahn, 47, of Lawrence, the driver of the truck were not injured. The injured woman, Patricia Rice, was a passenger in Haas’ vehicle. Everyone was wearing a seat belt.
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animal cruelty is a “significant public interest.” Sublet also said the keeping of any chicken on private property would require Hansen to abide by local codes that regulate the number and manner in which chickens can be housed in the city. Original plans called for a coop of chickens to be displayed at various locations around town, and volunteers would help care for the birds. The exhibit was slated to end with public slaughtering of the birds, which then would be served up as a meal. Sublet reviewed the legal issues at the request
BIRTHS Derrick and Natalie Downing, Lawrence, a boy, Monday. Kenneth and Christina Weaver, Tonganoxie, a girl, Monday.
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L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD of Hansen. The artist said she doesn’t plan to challenge the city’s interpretation. “People can raise chickens and eat meat in the city limits, but this event can’t take place,” Hansen said. “So, it raises a different set of questions for me.” Hansen on Monday said she was finalizing details of what her event would include. She said she plans to release details in the next day or so after meeting with other partners. She said she still plans to have an event at the Percolator art gallery, 913 R.I. Hansen’s project, which was reported in the Journal-World earlier this month, has drawn con-
cern from Lawrence’s Compassion for All Animals Group, and from a group called United Poultry Concerns. “There has been a lot of feedback,” Hansen said of comments she has received. “There has been a lot of meaningful dialogue and discussion and that is good. The project will move forward to accommodate that discussion, but it will abide by the city’s codes.” The fine for violating the city’s animal cruelty code can be up to $1,000 and six months in jail, Sublet said. — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw
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Deserting the arts The governor’s funding plan isn’t enough to put the Kansas Arts Commission back on its feet or, apparently, even to claim the state’s share of federal arts money.
hen Gov. Sam Brownback visited with Journal-World staff members before the start of the current legislative session, he said he planned to revisit the issue of state funding for the Kansas Arts Commission, which he used a veto to cut out of the budget last year. It was an encouraging sign, but it now appears that the steps the governor has proposed fall short of putting the Arts Commission back on even a marginally solid footing. Brownback’s budget included $200,000, drawn from state gaming revenue, to fund the combined efforts of the Kansas Arts Commission and the Kansas Film Commission, both of which would be under the Department of Commerce. The Film Commission had previously received $110,000 in state funding, supposedly leaving only $90,000 for the Arts Commission. That’s far less than the $689,000 Brownback vetoed last year and falls far short of supporting the basic needs of the Arts Commission. The most tangible loss the state suffered as a result of the governor’s veto was about $1.3 million from the National Endowment for the Arts. The national group determined that Kansas wasn’t eligible for matching funds because it no longer had a state-supported arts agency. In fact, Kansas is the only state in the nation in that situation. The most important part of any action concerning the Kansas Arts Commission should be to restore the agency to the point it would qualify for federal funding — some of which was contributed by Kansas residents but now is going to other states. Brownback and his staff said last year that they believed the state still would be eligible for NEA funds despite the vetoed funding. It was not. The first thing the governor’s office should have done this year is find out what Kansas needed to do to requalify for federal funding. Senate President Steve Morris said last week that the governor’s funding proposal would not bring back the federal dollars, and the governor’s office has done nothing to dispute that claim. Last week, the Kansas House approved legislation that would add an arts checkoff to the state income tax form. It would be one of five checkoffs competing for funding that has been declining overall for the last five years. That is not the answer. The state also plans to sell license plates to raise money for the arts, but as a representative of the independent Kansas Citizens for the Arts pointed out, license plates and tax checkoffs are fundraising efforts, not public funding. It’s also worth considering how many Kansans will want to donate, either through a checkoff or license-plate purchase, to a state arts agency that is so underfunded that it lacks the organization to use those donations well. The governor reportedly said in a press conference last week that he wants Kansas to be a center for prairie art. It’s not clear exactly what the governor has in mind, but his funding plan certainly will leave the Kansas arts community stranded in a no man’s land every bit as desolate as the most barren piece of Kansas prairie.
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Anti-immigration law would hurt U.S. If Mitt Romney becomes the next president of the United States and honors his latest vow to turn the Arizona immigration law into a “model” for the entire country, life in America could become quite unpleasant for many of us who look like immigrants, or speak English with a foreign accent. In the Feb. 22 Republican debate in Arizona, where Romney and his main rival Rick Santorum were competing for the state’s anti-illegal immigration vote, Romney praised Arizona’s E-Verify system to check employees’ immigration status and said, “I think we see a model here in Arizona.” He added that, if elected, he would stop current federal lawsuits against Arizona-style laws “from day one.” “Dios Mio!” I said to myself when I heard that. Judging from what we have seen in states that have passed Arizona-styled laws, that would lead to arbitrary arrests and interrogations not only of undocumented immigrants, but of legal residents and U.S. citizens as well. The 2010 Arizona law requires, among other things, that local police demand immigration papers when they have a reasonable suspicion that a person is in the country illegally. It was suspended after a federal lawsuit questioning its constitutionality and is before the U.S. Supreme Court. Supporters of the law deny it would lead to a wild goose chase of foreign-looking people, and to widespread harassment of immigrants.
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Can you imagine what would happen in tourism and foreign trade-dependent states such as Florida if Arizona-like laws became the law of the land?” They say the law does not allow police officers to stop people at random, because it specifically requires that they demand immigration papers only when they carry out a “lawful stop, detention or arrest.” But those are vague terms, critics say. A police officer wanting to make overtime could legally stop people to ask whether they saw something suspicious around the corner, then arrest them for not having proper immigration papers. In addition, the Arizona law requires that local police act as immigration inspectors not only when they legally stop somebody for a crime, but also when they do it for a violation of a city ordinance. If somebody calls the po-
lice to complain that a neighbor is playing music too loud at a party next door, an officer could show up at the party and detain anybody there who can’t prove their legal status, opponents of the law say. “The central problem is that it opens the door to widespread racial profiling based on what individuals look like or sound like,” Karen Tumlin, an attorney with the National Immigration Law Center in Los Angeles, told me last week. “The ‘reasonable suspicion’ wording would force cops to make judgments based on what people look like.” It has already happened, and not just with Latin American or Asia-born people. In Alabama, one of several states that has passed Arizona-styled laws, a German executive with Mercedes Benz was recently arrested under the state’s new immigration law near his company’s manufacturing plant for not carrying documents proving his legal immigration status, the Associated Press reported Nov. 19. The 46-year-old German visitor’s rental car was stopped by a police officer and the man was arrested when he could not prove his legal immigration status, Tuscaloosa Police Chief Steven Anderson told the wire agency. The visitor was released when an associate retrieved his passport from his hotel room. Two weeks later, a Japanese employee from a nearby Honda plant was arrested and jailed for three days un-
der Alabama’s immigration law after he was stopped during a checkpoint used by police to detect unlicensed drivers, even after he showed his international driver’s license, a valid passport and a U.S. work permit. There have been dozens of similar cases since Alabama’s anti-immigrations law was enacted. A recent study by Alabama’s Center for Business and Economic Research economist Sam Addy concluded that the Alabama law could cost the state as much as $10.8 billion a year. Another study says Arizona’s immigration law has cost that state’s tourism industry $490 million. Can you imagine what would happen in tourism and foreign trade-dependent states such as Florida if Arizona-like laws became the law of the land? Or what it would do to the real estate and convention industries in cities like Miami or New York? My opinion: By almost any measure, Arizona-style laws are morally questionable and economically disastrous, and increasingly unnecessary at a time when illegal immigration has dropped dramatically after the 2008 U.S. economic downturn. If Romney — and, to be fair, Santorum as well — stopped federal lawsuits against these xenophobic laws and allowed them to become a “model” for the entire nation, America would cease to be the country it has always been. — Andres Oppenheimer is a Latin America correspondent for the Miami Herald.
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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for Feb. 28, 1912: YEARS “Four residents AGO of Lawrence, who IN 1912 had neglected to clean the snow from their sidewalks as is required by law, were arrested this afternoon and brought up before Judge Benson in the city police court. They pleaded guilty to the charge and each paid a fine and costs amounting to $10.50. The police department has been obliged to do this and the action of today may be taken as a warning to those whose walks are not cleaned in the future as the ordinance is to be more rigidly enforced in the future than in the past.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John
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Free to discriminate? Threat to democracy Oil supplies To the editor: Does “religious freedom” mean freedom to discriminate? Should we legalize discrimination against anyone? Should our religious leaders determine, on the basis of their claims of “freedom of religion,” who in our society merits “equal rights”? State Rep. Jan Paul of Hutchinson is opposed to equal rights for people who are gay, lesbian, bisexual or transgender. She co-authored the constitutional amendment barring same-gender marriages in Kansas and she led the opposition to add sexual orientation and gender identity to the Kansas nondiscrimination statutes. Now Paul is at the center of a proposal to nullify local nondiscrimination ordinances on the basis of “freedom of religion.” (See the Feb. 21 Journal-World, “Lawrence Ordinance …”) Thousands of Kansans are LGBT. Tens of thousands family members, loved ones and friends in Kansas are committed to the proposition that “equal rights” must include people who are LGBT. Paul’s use of “freedom of religion” is a ruse for legalizing discrimination against people who are gay! She is calling on the Legislature to deny equal rights for people in Kansas who are LGBT. We cast our lot with those who insist that people who are LGBT deserve the same equal rights the rest of us enjoy! Forrest and Donna Swall, Lawrence
To the editor: Historically in the U.S., corporations were forbidden from participating in politics for good reason: the correctly anticipated power of highly concentrated corporate wealth to severely undermine an otherwise increasingly representative and pluralistic democracy in the U.S. With a major break from tradition in interpreting constitutional law, the highly biased 2010 Supreme Court judicial-overreach decision regarding “Citizens United” has severely damaged our country’s democracy. We now have the “best democracy that corporate money and the wealthy can buy.” It is time to overturn this horrendous decision, preferably with a congressional bill, which would meet less resistance than a constitutional amendment. Corporations, with inanimate charters and regulations, are not “people” as this very damaging, compromised-court decision would somehow have us believe. Global warming is approaching an irreversible “tipping-point” and, when combined with inadequate U.S. support of greater “fossilfuel-threatening” energy efficiency and renewable energy programs and measures, the result may very well be global ecosystem collapses. The ongoing policies of U.S. perpetual war-making — often for resources and profits — are taking us to the possible insane brink of nuclear war. We need our democracy back for many reasons — and we need it soon. Richard Wenzel, Lawrence
To the editor: This is in response to your Feb. 24 news story about President Obama being held responsible for the high price of gas. Why is it that, with all the calls for more oil-drilling and exploration, no one ever mentions that oil, gasoline and jet fuel are among the commodities most heavily exported from the United States? We are producing lots of oil in this country but the free market sends it to the highest bidder. Incidentally, in the case of environmental depredations like the contemplated Keystone XL pipeline, the logic is that we are supposed to endanger our water supply so that Canadian oil producers can enrich themselves by exporting more of their product. Richard F. Hardin, Lawrence
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HAGAR THE HORRIBLE
OFF THE MARK
CHIP SANSOM/ART SANSOM
CHARLES M. SCHULZ
J.P. TOOMEY ZITS
Tuesday, ThurFebruary 28, 2012
DEAN YOUNG/JOHN MARSHALL
JERRY SCOTT & JIM BORGMAN
JERRY SCOTT/RICK KIRKMAN
Tuesday, February 28, 2012
L AWRENCE J OURNAL -W ORLD
Cloudy with a couple of t-storms
Mostly sunny and windy
Mostly sunny and breezy
Chance of a little p.m. rain
High 59° Low 39° POP: 60%
High 59° Low 30° POP: 10%
High 64° Low 36° POP: 5%
High 53° Low 23° POP: 30%
High 50° Low 25° POP: 10%
Wind SSE 10-20 mph
Wind W 15-25 mph
Wind S 12-25 mph
POP: Probability of Precipitation
Wind NNW 15-25 mph Wind WNW 20-30 mph
Grand Island 54/30
St. Joseph 55/40 Chillicothe 55/41
Kansas City Marshall Manhattan 59/41 56/44 Goodland Salina 60/40 Oakley Kansas City Topeka 58/26 62/36 60/28 62/38 Lawrence 58/39 Sedalia 59/39 Emporia Great Bend 58/44 60/39 64/33 Nevada Dodge City Chanute 60/43 66/31 Hutchinson 62/41 Garden City 64/35 65/28 Springfield Wichita Pratt Liberal Coffeyville Joplin 60/46 62/34 64/33 62/27 64/46 62/45 Hays Russell 64/31 64/34
Shown is today’s weather. Temperatures are today’s highs and tonight’s lows.
Through 8 p.m. Monday.
Temperature High/low Normal high/low today Record high today Record low today
50°/26° 49°/26° 77° in 1972 -5° in 1962
Precipitation in inches 24 hours through 8 p.m. yest. Month to date Normal month to date Year to date Normal year to date
0.00 1.96 1.31 1.97 2.29
SUN & MOON
Today Wed. 6:56 a.m. 6:54 a.m. 6:12 p.m. 6:13 p.m. 10:08 a.m. 10:50 a.m. 12:03 a.m. 12:58 a.m.
Sunrise Sunset Moonrise Moonset First
Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Atchison 56 40 r 49 28 pc Independence 62 42 t 64 36 s Fort Riley 60 39 t 59 28 s Belton 58 40 r 56 34 s Olathe 59 40 r 57 34 s Burlington 60 40 t 59 32 s Osage Beach 57 48 r 55 30 pc Coffeyville 62 45 t 67 35 s Osage City 60 38 t 59 32 s Concordia 61 37 t 55 33 s Ottawa 60 39 t 55 30 s Dodge City 66 31 t 62 29 s Wichita 62 34 t 62 34 s Holton 58 38 t 51 31 s Weather (W): s-sunny, pc-partly cloudy, c-cloudy, sh-showers, t-thunderstorms, r-rain, sf-snow flurries, sn-snow, i-ice.
San Francisco 54/45
Kansas City 58/39
Mar 14 Mar 22
As of 7 a.m. Monday Lake
Clinton Perry Pomona
873.90 891.17 973.44
8 500 15
Los Angeles 60/46
INTERNATIONAL CITIES Cities Acapulco Amsterdam Athens Baghdad Bangkok Beijing Berlin Brussels Buenos Aires Cairo Calgary Dublin Geneva Hong Kong Jerusalem Kabul London Madrid Mexico City Montreal Moscow New Delhi Oslo Paris Rio de Janeiro Rome Seoul Singapore Stockholm Sydney Tokyo Toronto Vancouver Vienna Warsaw Winnipeg
Today Hi Lo W 90 72 s 50 45 c 46 34 sh 73 51 s 94 78 t 45 28 pc 44 43 sh 52 45 c 77 66 t 66 50 s 30 6 pc 54 45 pc 52 33 s 66 63 r 59 41 s 51 24 s 55 45 pc 63 39 pc 79 48 pc 30 5 pc 25 9 c 79 50 pc 46 32 s 54 42 c 90 76 s 56 43 pc 46 25 pc 90 79 t 41 36 sh 88 68 t 45 37 pc 36 26 s 40 37 r 43 42 sh 35 33 sh 22 10 pc
Wed. Hi Lo W 90 72 s 52 43 c 44 33 pc 69 46 s 96 78 s 48 32 pc 52 46 r 55 46 c 77 61 t 63 48 pc 29 10 c 50 43 pc 59 38 s 70 64 sh 50 39 r 54 24 s 58 44 pc 64 39 pc 81 50 pc 25 17 pc 22 16 c 79 52 pc 47 34 c 57 43 c 94 77 s 61 46 s 50 30 c 88 77 r 45 34 pc 79 68 r 45 41 r 38 30 sn 40 33 sh 55 45 r 46 32 s 24 10 pc
Warm Stationary Showers T-storms
-10s -0s 0s 10s 20s 30s 40s 50s 60s 70s 80s 90s 100s 110s National Summary: Snow will spread from the southern Rockies to the northern Plains today. Thunderstorms are in store for the central and southern Plains. Showers will affect South Florida and the coastal Northwest. Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 66 64 t 75 48 pc Albuquerque 56 26 pc 55 32 s Miami 84 71 pc 83 72 pc Anchorage 20 6 pc 20 10 c Milwaukee 36 31 c 48 30 sh Atlanta 70 56 c 71 54 t 32 28 sn 35 20 sn Austin 74 59 c 73 42 pc Minneapolis Nashville 64 59 pc 72 47 t Baltimore 53 35 s 49 42 r New Orleans 76 64 t 78 64 t Birmingham 72 60 t 76 52 t New York 49 33 s 39 36 sn Boise 44 33 pc 43 28 c 48 33 r 45 26 sf Boston 44 27 s 36 34 sn Omaha 80 62 pc 84 63 pc Buffalo 34 27 s 38 34 sn Orlando 50 35 s 41 40 i Cheyenne 42 27 sn 49 26 pc Philadelphia 62 40 pc 67 44 s Chicago 44 38 c 52 32 sh Phoenix Pittsburgh 45 34 s 58 40 r Cincinnati 54 48 pc 65 41 t Portland, ME 38 20 pc 35 27 sn Cleveland 40 35 s 55 40 r Portland, OR 47 36 r 48 37 r Dallas 70 51 t 76 45 s Reno 45 31 s 48 28 sn Denver 46 28 c 50 28 s 58 38 s 60 49 r Des Moines 44 38 r 44 27 sf Richmond Sacramento 54 43 s 55 40 r Detroit 37 30 pc 50 36 r St. Louis 54 51 c 62 36 pc El Paso 66 40 pc 63 44 s Fairbanks 2 -22 c -3 -20 pc Salt Lake City 44 29 sn 50 32 pc San Diego 58 48 pc 58 50 pc Honolulu 81 69 pc 80 69 s San Francisco 54 45 s 57 45 r Houston 77 65 c 76 63 c Seattle 47 37 r 46 31 sh Indianapolis 52 46 pc 63 37 t 36 26 pc 39 23 sn Kansas City 58 39 r 53 33 pc Spokane 57 35 pc 66 40 s Las Vegas 59 40 s 62 46 pc Tucson 66 45 t 69 39 s Little Rock 65 59 t 76 43 pc Tulsa 51 39 s 48 45 r Los Angeles 60 46 s 61 49 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Fort Myers, FL 89° Low: Hettinger, ND -18°
WEATHER HISTORY On Feb. 28, 1900, a giant storm produced a state record 24-hour snowfall of 36 inches in Astoria, Ill.
University-Community Forum, “Refugee Narratives and Trauma,” noon, Ecumenical Campus Ministries, 1204 Oread Ave. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, noon, 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359.
Dole Institute Study Group: “Presidential Play-By-Play” with Dole Fellow Tom King and guest, pollster Glen Bolger, exploring polling, messaging and campaign communication, 4 p.m., Dole Institute of Politics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Weather 101, presented by the National Weather Service in Topeka, 7-8:30 p.m., South Middle School., 2734 La. Composer’s Guild, 7:30 p.m., Swarthout Recital Hall, Murphy Hall, 1530 Naismith Drive.
Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. KDOT open house for Sadie Hawkins Day the U.S. Highway 40/ Dance for seniors, 3-5 p.m., Meadowlark Estates, West Sixth Street and K-10 interchange, 6-7:30 4430 Bauer Farm Drive. p.m., Langston Hughes Photo shoot for Teen School, 1101 George WilZone commercial, open liams Way. to grades 7-12, 3:30-5 Baker University Comp.m., Lawrence Public munity Choir Rehearsal, Library, 707 Vt. 6-7:50 p.m., McKibben Dole Institute Study Group: “Put Your Money Recital Hall (Owens MusiWhere Your Vote Is” with cal Arts Building), 408 Dole Fellows Elizabeth Co- Eighth St., Baldwin City. Free English as a Secnatser and Lisa Spies and special guest Bev Shea, 4 ond Language class, 7-8 p.m., Dole Institute of Poli- p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. tics, 2350 Petefish Drive. Affordable community Homeowning WorkSpanish class, 7-8 p.m., shop: “Opening Doors, Preserving the American Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Dream,” 6:30-8 p.m., Junkyard Jazz Band, Lawrence Public Library, 7 p.m., American Legion, 707 Vt. 3408 W. Sixth St. Open Blues Jam Rock Chalk Revue, 7 hosted by Little Anthony & Friends, 6:30-8:30 p.m., p.m., Lied Center, 1600 Stewart Drive. Cutter’s Smokehouse, “Becky’s New Car,” 218 E. 20th St., Eudora. Douglas County Com- 7:30 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. mission meeting, 6:35 Trivia Night, 8 p.m. The p.m., Douglas County Burger Stand, 803 Mass. Courthouse, 1100 Mass. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Last Wednesday Book Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Club, “Mrs. Dalloway,” Team trivia, 9 p.m., 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Johnny’s West, 721 WakaLibrary, 707 Vt. Talk, book-signing and rusa Drive.
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The U.S. has a noticeable increase in what during March?
Temperatures and thunderstorms.
Forecasts and graphics provided by AccuWeather, Inc. ©2012
El Paso 66/40
Shown are today’s noon positions of weather systems and precipitation. Temperature bands are highs for today.
New York 49/33
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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. Louie and Clark — Tiny Tots Adventures, 10-10:45 a.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Big Brothers Big Sisters of Douglas County, 5:15 p.m., 536 Fireside Court, Suite B. Information meeting for prospective volunteers. For more information, call 843-7359. Lonnie Ray’s open jam session, 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., Slow Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. Third St. Lawrence City Commission meeting, 6:35 p.m., City Hall, 6 E. Sixth St. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Saving and Investment Basics, 7 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Free swing dancing lessons and dance, 8-11 p.m., Kansas Room in the Kansas Union, 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Trivia Night at the Jayhawker, 8-10 p.m., Eldridge Hotel, 701 Mass. Teller’s Family Night, 9 p.m.-midnight, 746 Mass. Tuesday Night Karaoke, 9 p.m., Wayne & Larry’s Sports Bar & Grill, 933 Iowa.
reception with Rebecca Solnit, 7:30 p.m., Spooner Hall, The Commons, 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. Conroy’s Trivia, 7:30 p.m., Conroy’s Pub, 3115 W. Sixth St. Free salsa lessons, 8:30-9:30 p.m., Taste Lounge, 804 W. 24th St. Pride Night, 9 p.m., Wilde’s Chateau, 2412 Iowa. Dollar Bowling, 9:30 p.m., Royal Crest Lanes, 933 Iowa.
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GENE KEAN, OF LAWRENCE, PLACED THIRD in a Feb. 4 competition for stage magician of the year, hosted by the International Brotherhood of Magicians Heart of America ring, held at the Roeland Park Community Center. During his act, Kean performs tricks while singing “Largo al Factotum” from Gioachino Rossini’s “The Barber of Seville.” Steve Steiner submitted the photo.
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BIG 12 HOOPS: Baylor trounces Tech. 3B.
Juan Pablo Montoya crashed into a track-drying truck, forcing a fire delay in an already rain-delayed Daytona 500. Story on page 2B LAWRENCE JOURNAL-WORLD LJWorld.com/sports Tuesday, February 28, 2012
KANSAS 70, OKLAHOMA STATE 58
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KANSAS’ TYSHAWN TAYLOR (10) DUNKS IN THE SECOND HALF for two of his team-high 27 points. KU beat Oklahoma State, 70-58, to clinch its eighth-straight Big 12 title outright on Monday in Stillwater, Okla.
Kansas clinches outright crown By Gary Bedore email@example.com
STILLWATER, OKLA. — After dancing with the Big 12 trophy late Monday night in a jubilant visitor’s locker room, Kansas University team leaders Tyshawn Taylor and Thomas Robinson modeled their ‘8 Str 8 Champs’ T-shirts and hats for media members in the Gallagher-Iba interview area. The high-scoring Jayhawk duo, who combined for 44 points in a 70-58 victory over Oklahoma State, soaked in the euphoria after the victory that assured KU’s program an eighth-straight
Game dull, but outcome not
regular-season conference crown. “I just want to thank everybody that said we weren’t going to win it this year,” Robinson said with a smile, before taking questions from reporters. “We got (No.) 8 baby. This one feels good, too,” Robinson added after scoring 17 points off 6-of-15 shooting and grabbing 11 rebounds in 36 minutes. “We knew what we had before we hit the floor (this season), before the whole world saw it,” he noted after the Jayhawks improved KU’S THOMAS ROBINSON CARRIES OUT to 15-2 in league games with THE BIG 12 REGULAR-SEASON TROPHY after KU defeated the Cowboys to Please see KANSAS, page 4B clinch its eighth-straight league title.
STILLWATER, OKLA. — Midway through the second half Monday night in GallagherIba Arena, Thomas Robinson stole the ball at midcourt and dribbled in for a dunk, but the rim rejected it because it didn’t fit this game. Too exciting a play. If this counted as a Big Monday, what was the Missouri game, Jupiter on Steroids Saturday? It was a comedown akin to seeing Bruce Springsteen peel paint for three hours one night and two nights later getting chained to a chair and forced to watch three consecutive reruns of the “Lawrence Welk Show.” And all we had to do
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was watch it. It wasn’t easy for the emotionally spent Kansas players to play in it after Saturday’s remarkable comeback victory, and it showed. Jeff Withey mistook a front of a one-andone for a two-shot foul, and Please see KEEGAN, page 4B
Combine mixed bag for Johnson ————
KU linebacker fares well in agility drills but only OK in 40-yard dash, bench press By Matt Tait email@example.com
Dave Martin/AP Photo
FORMER KANSAS UNIVERSITY LINEBACKER STEVEN JOHNSON runs a drill at the NFL football scouting combine on Monday in Indianapolis.
In terms of all of the things casual fans believe the NFL combine to be about, Kansas University linebacker Steven Johnson had a pretty uneventful Monday in Indianapolis. In terms of all the things NFL scouts and coaches look for, it was pretty solid. Johnson, who Monday wrapped up a four-day stay at this year’s combine, performed well in most of the agility tests and turned in average showings in the drills that have transformed the combine from an industry-only meat market into a fan-friendly extravaganza
watched by thousands and scrutinized by even more. In the three most popular events — 40-yard dash, bench press and vertical jump — Johnson impressed in just one of them. His leap of 36 inches in the vertical test placed him ninth among all linebackers at this year’s combine. In the 40, which he ran twice, he finished with reported times of 4.65 seconds and 4.78 seconds. None of the results available Monday night were official, but both times were slower than the 4.5-second range Johnson had targeted. In the bench press, Johnson also fell shy of his goal, finishing with 16 reps at 225 pounds, at least four short
of the 20-plus mark he was hoping to hit. Although Johnson’s performance in those areas did little to improve his draft status, he likely helped himself tremendously on the field. Johnson excelled in most of the agility drills, finishing with the second-fastest reported time among linebackers in the three-cone drill (7.32 seconds), and the third-fastest times at his position in the 20yard shuttle drill (4.38) and 60-yard shuttle drill (11.93). Although NFL Network analyst Mike Mayock was not speaking specifically about Johnson during the broadcast, it’s clear that times like those helped Johnson’s standing.
“I don’t really care how many reps at 225 you do or how big and strong you think you are,” Mayock said. “The whole game today is movement skills. If you can open your hips and change direction, you can get on the field.” During one drill, in which lateral movement was put to the test, Johnson lost one of his shoes while making an early cut but continued through the drill and finished strong by catching a simulated interception and running hard through the finish line. “He’s running out of his shoes, fellas,” Mayock said at the time. “I think we’ll give Please see JOHNSON, page 3B
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Royals lock up catcher Perez SURPRISE, ARIZ. (AP) â€” Salvador Perez wants to play in Kansas City for a long time, and the Royals are going to give him that chance. The 21-year-old catcher agreed to a five-year contract worth $7 million on Monday. The contract includes club options for three more years that could keep Perez with the Royals through the 2019 season. â€œIâ€™m very happy,â€? Perez said. â€œI want to play in Kansas City for 20 years.â€? Perez made his major-league
debut on Aug. 10 and hit .331 with eight doubles, two triples, three home runs and 21 RBIs in 39 games. He has been chosen as the best defensive catcher in the Royalsâ€™ organization the past three years. â€œThe first time I laid eyes on Sal, it took Perez me about two days to realize he was special,â€? said Royals
Miami mess haunts Haith COLUMBIA, MO. (AP) â€” Missouri coach Frank Haith said Monday that he is fully cooperating with the NCAA in the latest round of trouble at the University of Miami, his home for seven years before taking over the Tigers this season. The Hurricanes declared center Reggie Johnson ineligible over the weekend, saying his family received impermissible travel benefits from an unidentified member of Miamiâ€™s staff when Haith was in charge of the program. Miami has asked the NCAA to reinstate Johnson, and said the player wasnâ€™t aware of the possible NCAA violation and didnâ€™t directly receive anything. A written statement issued by Miami said that Johnsonâ€™s â€œfamily was told (the extra benefits) were permissible by that member of the former basketball coaching staff.â€? On Monday, Haith declined to directly an- Haith swer a question about the latest allegations to rock Miami, even as he offered sympathy for his former player and tried to steer their conversation back to his new school. â€œWeâ€™re doing some great things here at Missouri,â€? he said. â€œWeâ€™re cooperating with the NCAA fully. Iâ€™ll just be glad when this thingâ€™s over with.â€? Haith called Johnsonâ€™s suspension with three regular season games remaining â€œdisappointing.â€? Despite losing forward Laurence Bowers to a season-ending knee injury before the first game and inheriting just seven scholarship players, Haith has drawn rave reviews in his first season in Columbia. No. 7 Missouri (25-4, 12-4 Big 12) remains poised for a high NCAA tournament seed even after an 87-86 overtime loss at Kansas over the weekend. Questions about his off-court conduct have dogged Haith since soon after his arrival nearly 11 months ago A former Hurricanes booster, Nevin Shapiro, told Yahoo Sports that Haith approved a $10,000 payment to then-Miami recruit DeQuan Jones. Haith has denied that allegation, and Jones has since been cleared to play by Miami after initially being sidelined this season. Miami said the improper travel benefits tied to Johnson were discovered as part of the â€œongoing jointâ€? inquiry by the school and the NCAA after Shapiroâ€™s claims of providing cash, cars, prostitutes and other impermissible benefits to 72 Miami football players and other athletes between 2002 and 2010 with the knowledge of at least six coaches and as many as 10 athletic department employees overall. Shapiro has not been linked to the current situation involving Johnson. Missouri athletic director Mike Alden declined an interview request through a school spokesman.
manager Ned Yost, a former big league catcher. â€œIâ€™ve been in this game a long time. Iâ€™ve seen hundreds of catchers come through and Iâ€™ve never seen one like him. Heâ€™s a very, very rare find. â€œYou canâ€™t find a catcher that has his athleticism, his ability to play defense at a high premium on a major league level. Youâ€™re not going to find a kid who has the ability to swing the bat like he does. And more impressive than anything else is his leadership skills and his ability to call a game. Heâ€™s the total package.â€?
Perez, who is from Venezuela, was signed by the Royals as a non-drafted free agent on Sept. 27, 2006. General manager Dayton Moore said there was a willingness on both sides to work out the long-term deal. â€œItâ€™s very important to get as many of our good players signed long term as possible,â€? Moore said. â€œIt gives Salvador some security. It gives us some cost certainty going forward. Itâ€™s a premium position ... We feel like weâ€™ve got a very special player here.â€?
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Kansas v. OSU replay Kansas v. OSU replay Michigan St. v. Indiana Kansas St. v. Tex. A&M Mississippi v. Arkansas Florida v. Vanderbilt Duke v. Wake Forest
6:30a.m. ESPNU 10:30a.m. ESPNU 6 p.m. ESPN 6 p.m. ESPN2 6 p.m. ESPNU 8 p.m. ESPN 8 p.m. ESPNU
Cable 35, 235 35, 235 33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 33, 233 35, 235
Womenâ€™s Basketball Time
Texas v. Missouri
Los Angeles v. Minn.
6:30p.m. NBCSN 38, 238
Prep Boys Basketball Time
FSHS v. LHS replay
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EMERGENCY WORKERS TRY TO PUT OUT A FIRE after Juan Pablo Montoyaâ€™s car struck the truck during the NASCAR Daytona 500 at Daytona International Speedway Monday night in Daytona Beach, Fla.
Matt Kenseth wins rainy, fiery Daytona 500 DAYTONA BEACH, FLA. â€” There was rain, fire, soap suds and fog in the most bizarre Daytona 500 in history. When it was all over, Matt Kenseth was the only sure thing. It wasnâ€™t even close. Kenseth capped a crazy 36 hours for NASCAR by winning the first postponed Daytona 500 in 55 editions of the marquee event. He held off Dale Earnhardt Jr. and Roush Fenway Racing teammate Greg Biffle over a two-lap overtime finish in a race that was scheduled to begin Sunday afternoon but ended in the early morning hours Tuesday. Rain at Daytona International Speedway first forced NASCAR to push the race to Monday afternoon, then Monday night for the first-ever 500 in primetime television. Then a freak accident caused a massive fuel fire that stopped the race for two hours as safety workers used Tide laundry detergent to clean up the track. When the racing finally resumed, it was obvious it was Kensethâ€™s to lose as nobody had anything to challenge his Ford. Journeyman driver Dave Blaney was leading when a problem with Juan Pablo Montoyaâ€™s car sent him spinning under caution into a safety truck. The truck, which holds 200 gallons of jet kerosene, burst into flames. Montoyaâ€™s car slid into the grass, and he gingerly climbed from it as fire trucks rushed to the scene. The inferno raged on, and NASCAR red-flagged the race with 40 laps remaining. The race was delayed 2 hours, 5 minutes and 29 seconds while track workers scrambled to fix the track. NASCAR officials examined the track surface and determined the race could continue. Blaneyâ€™s lead was short-lived, however, as he had to pit for gas. Jet fuel poured down the surface of Turn 3 at Daytona International Speedway after the accident, creating a fiery lasting image of NASCARâ€™s biggest race of the year. The clean-up crews were using boxes of Tide laundry detergent to clean up the fuel. It was par for the course for this Daytona 500. It took several minutes for safety workers to put out the fire, and then came the task of removing the truck from the track and cleaning up all that spilled fuel. Towing the truck from the steep banking presented a challenge, as NASCAR was nervous any movement would dig into the track surface. Montoya, who said his helmet was singed in the fire and his foot ached, said he felt a vibration in his car before the accident. The drivers were allowed to exit their cars after about 10 minutes under the red flag. Dale Earnhardt Jr. had been complaining he had to go to the bathroom, and Brad Keselowski was posting to his Twitter account from inside his car. The racing was aggressive at the drop of the green flag, and the first accident occurred on just the second lap, when Elliott Sadler ran into the back of Jimmie Johnson as they drafted around the track. The contact sent Johnson into the wall, and as the five-time NASCAR champion slid back down across the track, he was hit hard in the door by David Ragan. The accident collected six cars total, including defending Daytona 500 winner Trevor Bayne and Danica Patrick.
UK, â€˜Cuse stay 1-2 in Top 25 Kentucky and Syracuse are the top two teams in the Associated Pressâ€™ Top 25 for a fifth straight week, while Kansas moves up to a season-high No. 3. Kentucky received 63 first-place votes from the 65-member national media panel Monday with Syracuse getting the other two. Kansas, Duke, Michigan State and North Carolina all moved up one place to be third through sixth. Missouri, which lost twice last week, dropped four spots to seventh and was followed by Marquette, Baylor and Ohio State. Creighton is the weekâ€™s lone newcomer, returning to the rankings at No. 25 after two weeks out of the poll. The Bluejays, winners of four straight, replace New Mexico, which moved in last week for the first time this season at No. 18, then fell out after losing two games. Florida State, the third ranked team to lose two games last week, dropped from 15th to 22nd.
Baylor holds steady at No. 1 Baylor stays the unanimous No. 1 choice in the Associated Press womenâ€™s college basketball poll. The Lady Bears received all the first-place votes Monday for the 13th straight week after routing Texas and Kansas. Baylor will try to finish the regular season as the lone unbeaten team when it plays at Texas A&M on Monday night and then hosts Iowa State on Saturday. Stanford, Notre Dame, Connecticut and Duke followed the Lady Bears. Maryland, Miami, Delaware, Penn State and Kentucky round out the first 10. Ohio State takes the biggest drop â€” six spots to 14th after losing to Penn State and Nebraska. South Carolina re-enters the rankings at No. 25 while DePaul falls out.
Sacramento close to Kings deal Building a new arena for the Sacramento Kings has never been closer to reality. The city, the Sacramento Kings and the NBA announced a tentative deal Monday to finance a new arena that would keep the team in Californiaâ€™s capital for the long haul. The City Council will vote on the plan March 6. Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson, NBA Commissioner David Stern and the Maloof family, which owns the Kings, emerged from three days of talks in Orlando, Fla., â€” where they had been negotiating all weekend during All-Star festivities â€” to announce that the framework of a deal had been reached.
Red Soxâ€™s Varitek to retire A person familiar with the decision tells The Associated Press that Boston Red Sox catcher and captain Jason Varitek has decided to retire. The Boston Globe first reported Varitekâ€™s decision. Varitek turns 40 in April. The three-time AllStar spent all 15 of his big league seasons with the Red Sox.
TBA TBA St. Johnâ€™s v. Pitt Iowa St. v. Missouri Oklahoma v. Texas Iowa v. Nebraska
6 p.m. 6 p.m. 6 p.m. 7 p.m. 8 p.m. 8 p.m.
ESPN ESPN2 ESPNU KMCI ESPN2 EPSNU
33, 233 34, 234 35, 235 15, 215 34, 234 35, 235
Womenâ€™s Basketball Time
Okla. St. v. Kansas
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No. 9 Baylor 77, Texas Tech 48 WACO, TEXAS — Perry Jones III had 15 points and 10 rebounds, A.J. Walton scored a season-high 13 points, and Baylor won its home finale on Monday night. Walton matched his season-high with 10 points before halftime, when the Bears (25-5, 12-5 Big 12) were already in total control. Baylor closed the first half on a 25-4 run over the final 10:05, stretching its lead to 40-15. Texas Tech (8-21, 1-16) didn’t even have 20 points in the game until Jordan Tolbert’s dunk with 14:33 left made it 49-21. Tolbert led the Red Raiders with 19 points. “Tough night for us, obviously,” coach Billy Gillispie said. “Especially thought we competed hard at the start, but we couldn’t make any plays. Couldn’t finish at the basket, couldn’t get to the foul line, couldn’t make open shots. And then they got a great deal of confidence, and it just kind of steamrolled against us.” It was the final home game for the winningest senior class in Baylor history — Quincy Acy, Fred Ellis and Anthony Jones. Acy had 12 points and seven rebounds, including two big dunks just before coming out of the game to a huge ovation with about two minutes left. Right after that, Jones hit a threepointer from the top of the key to give him 13 points. “My feelings were mixed,” Acy said. “It was emotional playing my last game in the Ferrell Center. But we have a long way to go in the season.” Even the little-used Ellis, who hadn’t scored a point since Dec. 19, made two free throws. With one more regular season game left before the conference tournament next week and then another NCAA Tournament, the senior trio has already been part of 95 wins. That includes the school-record 12 Big 12 victories this season. During the freshman season for each of them, the Bears made it to the Big 12 tournament championship game and were the NIT runner-up in 2008. A year later, they were part of the school-record 28 wins as Baylor advanced to an NCAA regional final against eventual national champion Duke.
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Baylor women hold off A&M COLLEGE STATION, TEXAS (AP) — Brittney Griner and Odyssey Sims scored 25 points each, and topranked Baylor used a late run to hold off No. 17 Texas A&M, 69-62, on Monday night. Baylor (30-0, 17-0 Big 12) led by one point before going on a 6-0 run that was aided unintentionally by an official. Griner made a jump shot before Kimetria Hayden knocked the ball out of Alexia Standish’s hands. With the ball almost sure to go out of bounds, it bounced off an official and remained on the court, setting up a layup by Sims.
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TEXAS TECH’S JORDAN TOLBERT (32) LOSES CONTROL of the ball under pressure from Baylor’s Quincy Acy. Baylor routed Tech, 77-48, on Monday in Waco, Texas. “Great senior night,” Baylor coach Scott Drew said. “I couldn’t be more proud of how our seniors were able to play their last game and go out.” Baylor plays its regularseason finale Saturday at Iowa State in a game to determine seeding in the Big 12 tournament. The Bears and Iowa State began Monday night tied for third place in the Big 12. Iowa State (21-8, 115) plays at second-place and No. 7 Missouri (25-4, 12-4) on Wednesday night. “For senior night, if you have a close team, everybody feels the pressure,” Drew said. “They really want to do well for the seniors. You saw that tonight.” TEXAS TECH (8-21) Petteway 0-0 0-0 0, Lewandowski 0-6 0-0 0, Tolbert 6-15 7-9 19, Nurse 3-8 0-1 8, Willis 2-5 0-0 5, Minnis 2-5 0-0 4, Adams 1-2 0-0 3, Crockett 2-5 1-1 5, Lammert 1-2 1-2 4, Nash 0-0 0-2 0. Totals 17-48 9-15 48. BAYLOR (25-5) Jones III 5-8 5-5 15, Ellis 0-4 2-2 2, Acy 5-7 2-2 12, Jones 5-6 1-3 13, Jackson 3-6 1-3 8, Franklin 0-1 0-0 0, Neubert 0-0 0-0 0, Heslip 2-7 0-0 5, Bello 1-1 0-0 3, Walton 5-6 1-1 13, Miller 2-5 0-0 4, Jefferson 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 29-53 12-16 77. Halftime-Baylor 40-15. 3-Point GoalsTexas Tech 5-11 (Nurse 2-5, Lammert 1-2, Willis 1-2, Adams 1-2), Baylor 7-17 (Jones 2-3, Walton 2-3, Bello 1-1, Jackson 1-2, Heslip 1-5, Miller 0-1, Ellis 0-1, Franklin 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Texas Tech 25 (Tolbert 6), Baylor 37 (Jones III 10). Assists-Texas Tech 10 (Nurse 3), Baylor 17 (Franklin, Jackson 4). Total Fouls-Texas Tech 15, Baylor 18. A-7,164.
No. 11 Georgetown 59, No. 20 Notre Dame 41 WASHINGTON — Playing at home for the last time, Jason Clark and Henry Sims combined for 25
points, 12 rebounds and six assists on “Senior Day,” helping Georgetown beat Notre Dame in a key game for Big East tournament seeding. Clark finished with 13 points and six rebounds, while Sims had 12 points and five assists. While they have led the way all season for Georgetown (22-6, 12-5) on a roster with 10 freshmen and sophomores, there was plenty of help from the youngsters, as usual. Greg Whittington contributed 15 points on 5-for-6 shooting, including 3-of-3 on three-pointers, and another freshman, Otto Porter, had 10 rebounds. Notre Dame (20-10, 125) lost its second straight following a school-record, nine-game Big East winning streak. It made three of 17 three-point attempts, after going 4-for-31 in a loss Saturday at St. John’s. NOTRE DAME (20-10) Atkins 4-10 0-0 9, Martin 4-7 0-0 9, Grant 2-12 3-3 8, Connaughton 3-8 0-0 6, Cooley 1-5 0-2 2, Crowley 0-1 0-0 0, Dragicevich 0-2 0-0 0, Knight 2-2 1-1 5, Brooks 0-1 2-4 2. Totals 16-48 6-10 41. GEORGETOWN (22-6) Thompson 2-7 1-2 5, Sims 4-10 4-4 12, Clark 5-7 2-2 13, Porter 3-6 0-2 6, Lubick 2-2 0-0 4, Whittington 5-6 2-2 15, Hopkins 0-0 0-1 0, Starks 2-3 0-0 4, Bowen 0-2 0-0 0, Caprio 0-0 0-0 0, Trawick 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 23-44 9-13 59. Halftime-Georgetown 28-18. 3-Point Goals-Notre Dame 3-17 (Martin 1-2, Atkins 1-4, Grant 1-5, Crowley 0-1, Dragicevich 0-2, Connaughton 0-3), Georgetown 4-11 (Whittington 3-3, Clark 1-2, Trawick 0-1, Starks 0-1, Thompson 0-2, Bowen 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Notre Dame 23 (Connaughton 11), Georgetown 33 (Porter 10). Assists-Notre Dame 7 (Grant 4), Georgetown 13 (Sims 5). Total Fouls-Notre Dame 15, Georgetown 13. A-14,514.
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Baldwin 30, De Soto 29 BALDWIN CITY — Katie Jones sank both free throws with 1.4 seconds remaining in the game to give Baldwin a 30-29 girls basketball victory over De Soto in the first round of sub-state on Monday night at Baldwin. Katie Kehl led Baldwin with 10 points, followed
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him a pass on that one. Even Secretariat threw a shoe once in a while.” Johnson, who was measured at 6-foot, 239 pounds, will return to Arizona to continue training and will be in Lawrence the week of March 11 for KU’s pro timing day, which is slated for 9:30 a.m. on March 14, when Johnson and a handful of KU’s other NFL hopefuls will go through similar drills in front of NFL scouts at KU’s football complex.
by Hailey Cope with eight. Baldwin (12-9) will host Ottawa on Thursday night in the sub-state semifinal. Ottawa advanced with a 40-14 victory over Eudora.
Oskaloosa 41, Valley Falls 36 OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa defeated Valley Falls to advance to the semifinal against Jackson Heights on Thursday in Onaga.
Baldwin 3 12 6 9 — 30 De Soto 5 7 11 6 — 29 Baldwin: Kaitlin Jorgensen 2, Katie Jones 7, Kailyn Smith 2, Jessie Katzer 1, Katie Kehl 10, Hailey Cope 8. De Soto: Gehrt 3, Williams 8, Bonar 12, Saucerman 3, Maskus 3.
Valley Falls 10 9 7 10 — 36 Oskaloosa 9 13 10 9 — 41 Valley Falls: Herrig 5, Lane 4, Gatzemeyer 4, Miller 19, Coleman 4. Oskaloosa: Pfau 12, Beach 4, Schmanke 7, Miller 7, Thompson 2, Houk 9.
Kansas women’s golfers in 8th at Pizza Cards J-W Staff Reports
WESTON, FLA. — Thanuttra Boonraksasat’s 4-over-par score of 148 led Kansas University’s women’s golf team to an eighth-place finish after Monday’s first day of the Sir Pizza Cards Challenge. The Jayhawks head into today’s final round 38 strokes behind field-leading North Carolina State. Kansas shot a two-round total of 614 at the par-72, 6,106-yard Weston Hills course.
Boonraksasat, a sophomore from Thailand, shot 78-76—148 to tie for eighth in the individual race. KU’s other scores: Kate Nugent, 78-72—150, tied for 15th; Meghan Potee, 77-81—158 and Audrey Yowell, 79-79—158, tied for 55th; Nadia Luttner 81-82—163, tied for 71st; and Gabriella DiMarco, competed as an individual, 82-82—165, tied for 74th. The tournament will conclude with 18 holes today.
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KANSAS 70, OKLAHOMA STATE 58
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Cowboys credit Taylor for ‘big’ shots By Jesse Newell email@example.com
STILLWATER, OKLA. — During almost every timeout of the second half, coach Travis Ford kept telling his players that they had enough time to make a comeback. The score was manageable. All Oklahoma State had to do was make one run at Kansas University to be right in the game. In the end, Kansas guard Tyshawn Taylor never let that run happen. “He would just always
make a big shot,” Ford said following his team’s 70-58 loss to KU on Monday. A Keiton Page three cut KU’s lead to 60-52 with 5:10 remaining before Taylor went on a personal 10-0 run to push KU’s advantage to 18. “We’d make a play, and they’d come right back and make a play,” OSU guard Brian Williams said. “We’d hit a three; they’d hit a three. We never could just close that gap to make it a game.” OSU also had problems stopping KU forward
Thomas Robinson, who had 17 points and 11 rebounds. “Give Kansas credit,” Ford said. “They have the best junior in the country and one of the best seniors in the country.” Ford sensed that his guys played a bit tight during Page’s Senior Night. The day before in practice, many of Page’s teammates had talked about the importance of playing well for Page. “It almost puts a little too much pressure on you,” Ford said. For example, Page’s
roommate, Markel Brown, had just seven points on 2-for-9 shooting. It was his lowest output in his last seven games. Page himself didn’t seem to be affected by the emotional night. The Pawnee, Okla., native finished with 29 points on 10-for-19 shooting. He also made seven of 14 threes. In a pregame ceremony, while being honored as the team’s only senior, the 5-foot-9 guard was hoisted on a pair of his teammates’ shoulders, much like a victorious Super Bowl coach.
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“These guys are crazy, so when I saw them running at me, I didn’t know what they were going to do,” Page said. “I was just ready for them to put me down before they did something too crazy.” Right before the Cowboys left the locker room, they watched a highlight film showing some of Page’s best plays from his freshman year up until this season. Ford was amazed that at only 5-foot-9, Page was still able to put up high point totals with opposing
defenses focusing solely on him. “It borders on incredible that he keeps doing it,” Ford said. “We’re riding him.” Ford admitted that he wasn’t looking forward to Monday’s game, knowing that it would be Page’s last at Gallagher-Iba Arena. In his four years of coaching him, Ford couldn’t remember Page complaining once about anything. “He may not always play perfect,” Ford said, “(but) a lot of times, he did.”
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STILLWATER, OKLA. — Big 12 officials indicated that as No. 1 seed in the upcoming Big 12 Tournament, KU will meet either Oklahoma or Texas A&M at 2 p.m. a week from Thursday in Sprint Center in Kansas City, Mo.
Withey rebound goes awry: A crazy thing happened with 1:23 left. Keiton Page missed the front end of a 1-and-1. Jeff Withey rebounded and tossed the ball to a ref, who was out of bounds. OSU received possession of the ball on the inbounds. “If the game had ended different, he wouldn’t have ended well. His players would have jumped his butt,” KU coach Bill Self said with a laugh, referring to Withey. “That wouldn’t be ESPN Top Ten. It would have been No. 1 (play of the day). I’ve never seen that happen in a game, a player get a rebound and tosses it back to the official (live). That is unbelievable.” Withey said: “I got the rebound. I looked up. Everybody was standing still. I thought it was two shots. I threw it to the ref. He backed up. I felt so dumb, but I can’t take it back. All I can do is laugh about it and be happy we won the Big 12.” Withey said the left foot he sprained in Saturday’s Missouri game felt fine.
Robinson honored Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photos again: KU junor forward KANSAS’ THOMAS ROBINSON SKIES OVER OKLAHOMA STATE’S MICHAEL COBBINS for Thomas Robinson on an easy two points in the Jayhawks’ 70-58 victory on Monday in Stillwater, Okla. Monday was named Big 12 Player of the Week for the fourth time this season. Robinson scored 28 points and grabbed 12 rebounds in Saturday’s 87-86 overtime victory over Missouri. He had 18 points in the second half and overtime. CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B His block of Phil Pressey’s inside shot with two ticks one remaining. Secondplace Missouri is 12-4 with left forced overtime. Earlier in the week, he two to play. “I knew our had 13 rebounds and 10 guys weren’t scared to points in a 66-58 victory work hard. Proving ourselves to people was motiat Texas A&M. The four Big 12 Player vation to us. I think it had of the Week honors tied everything to do with it, for third-most in a sea- to prove to everybody we son in conference history. could come back and deThe list of four-time hon- fend our title.” Taylor sounded a bit orees includes KU’s Drew KANSAS UNIVERSITY’S TYSHAWN TAYLOR, CENTER, Gooden in 2001-02, Texas’ hoarse after KU’s 25th vicgets stuck between Oklahoma State’s Keiton Page, Kevin Durant (2006-07) tory in 30 games. left, and Michael Cobbins in the second half. There was a good reaand P.J. Tucker (2005-06) and Iowa State’s Marcus son for that, he said after scoring 27 points off 10-of- clapped it up for him,” him. Ty, you’ve got the Fizer (1999-00). All of the previous four- 15 shooting — 4-of-7 from said Taylor, who hugged other kid.’ He (Taylor) got time honorees were named three. Page after Page left with upset and stayed on him “Celebration, baby, cel- under a minute to play. and did a better job. FortuBig 12 Player of the Year.
ebration. That’s it,” Taylor “He deserved it. He’s been nately for us, he was able Day of rest: The Jay- said. a tough guard all four to match him basket-forhawks practiced just 15 He scored 10 straight years. It was Senior Night, basket down the stretch.” minutes Sunday — the points in a 10-0 run that and he played well. I’m The Jayhawks, who led, day after the MU game — boosted a 60-52 lead (with happy for him.” 30-22, at halftime, were before the four-hour bus 5:31 left) to 70-52, squashKU coach Bill Self at sluggish early just two days ride to Stillwater. ing any OSU hopes of one point was upset with after beating Missouri in “That game Saturday pulling out a victory. Taylor for failing to stick an overtime thriller in Al(emotional overtime win) Taylor, who played 37 with the elusive Page. len Fieldhouse. That’s the certainly took a lot out of minutes, chased around “Tyshawn and I kind game in which KU erased everybody,” Self said on OSU senior guard Keiton of got into it because he a 19-point deficit. Monday’s coaches call. Page, who exploded for 29 guarded him miserably “We are tired,” Self said. “We came off that emo- points off 10-of-19 shoot- when he had 11 straight “This is as tired as I can tional high on Sunday. ing (7-of-14 from three) on (for OSU in second half),” remember being, personWe really weren’t able to his own Senior Night. Self said. “I told Elijah ally. I know the players practice yesterday. We “Everybody gave him (Johnson), ‘He (Taylor) are. That game Saturday were a tired team.” a standing ovation. I can’t guard him. You take was the most emotional
drawing the attention of the opposing defenses to keep the pressure away from him. The only proven CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B three-point shooter, senior Conner Teahan, never had when he caught the been in the rotation. missed front end, he And here the Jayhawks handed the ball to the are ranked third in the referee. country with a 25-5 overTyshawn Taylor, weary all record and a 15-2 Big 12 mark, setting up the three from chasing Keiton Page main men most responall over the floor mined with screens, watched Page sible for the overachievement for national awards. score 11 of his 29 points in Robinson has as good a a span of 2:58 in the later shot at anyone of winning stages of the second half. National Player of the Robinson missed two Year honors. If Self’s case dunks. It wasn’t the best effort for National Coach of the Year isn’t stronger than for the nation’s thirdeverybody else’s, then ranked team, but it was whose is? And if Taylor plenty good enough to isn’t the first-team Allaccomplish the goal of American point guard, winning the game, 70-58, name a better one. and the outright Big 12 Taylor played 44 mintitle that went with it. utes against Missouri, 37 Not surprisingly, Taylor and Robinson, an even against Oklahoma State. He lit up the Pokes for 27 more dynamic duo than Sherron Collins and Cole points and turned it over just twice. That’s three Aldrich, made sure there would be no delaying the turnovers in 81 minutes in three days. Tired or clinching party. Their not, he had to keep track once-wild games, from of Page, never an easy asexperience and from accepting the responsibility signment. On every play, the Cowboys set more tossed onto their shoulders, have been tamed to screens for Page than the point they know how Joan Rivers has faces. Taylor still had enough to win games without the left in his tank to score the aid of emotion. “We’re the leaders of this game’s only points during team,” said Taylor, who has a span of 3:03 when KU’s been a starter for half of the lead expanded from eight points to 18. Three-pointeight consecutive league er, tear-drop shot, dunk titles. “After a few of our and another three-pointer, early games, we just estaband Taylor alone gave KU lished T-Rob and I have to come to play every game or a 70-52 lead with 2:07 left. Taylor sounded gassed our team won’t be as effective. T-Rob and I have been after the game, and he wasn’t alone in that regard. having a lot of talks about This is a team that needs that.” to catch its breath before The thing that difplaying again. That’s why ferentiates these league the quick turnaround champs from the previfrom Saturday, although it ous seven is that it has such a shallow bench, and increased the chances of an upset Monday, was a it also is different from fortunate bit of scheduling. most of the other seven The Jayhawks can rein that it had an underdog energize in time for an 8 feel to it, especially after p.m. tipoff Saturday and a the top two recruits, Ben Taylor senior speech that McLemore and Jamari would have to run past Traylor, were declared midnight to cover all the academically ineligible. Taylor’s the lone return- twists and turns of his evering starter. Robinson didn’t compelling, ever-improving Kansas basketball career. have the Morris twins
BOX SCORE KANSAS (70)
MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Thomas Robinson 36 6-15 5-8 2-11 2 17 Jeff Withey 16 3-5 0-0 1-2 3 6 Tyshawn Taylor 37 10-15 3-3 0-2 0 27 Elijah Johnson 35 1-5 3-3 1-7 2 5 Travis Releford 32 1-2 2-4 0-2 3 4 Conner Teahan 20 2-5 0-0 1-2 3 5 Kevin Young 12 2-2 0-0 0-2 3 4 Justin Wesley 7 1-1 0-0 2-4 2 2 Naadir Tharpe 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 Totals 26-50 13-18 7-32 18 70 Three-point goals: 5-12 (Taylor 4-7, Teahan 1-3, Johnson 0-2). Assists: 14 (Johnson 6, Robinson 2, Taylor 2, Young 2, Releford, Teahan). Turnovers: 8 (Robinson 2, Taylor 2, Johnson 2, Teahan, team). Blocked shots: 4 (Wesley 2, Robinson, Withey). Steals: 5 (Johnson 2, Robinson, Taylor, Teahan). OKLAHOMA STATE (58) MIN FG FT REB PF TP m-a m-a o-t Michael Cobbins 38 0-5 0-0 2-6 3 0 Philip Jurick 19 0-0 0-2 0-3 4 0 Brian Williams 40 7-11 3-5 1-4 3 20 Keiton Page 39 10-19 2-3 0-3 1 29 Markel Brown 37 2-9 2-4 1-4 2 7 Cezar Guerrero 24 1-3 0-0 0-2 1 2 Marek Soucek 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 2 0 Christien Sager 1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 team 0-1 Totals 20-47 7-14 4-23 16 58 Three-point goals: 11-25 (Page 7-14, Williams 3-6, Brown 1-4, Guerrero 0-1). Assists: 12 (Brown 4, Cobbins 3, Guerrero 2, Jurick, Williams, Page). Turnovers: 11 (Brown 4, Jurick 2, Guerrero 2, Cobbins, Williams, team). Blocked shots: 3 (Jurick 2, Brown). Steals: 4 (Jurick, Wiliams, Page, Brown). Kansas 30 40 — 70 Oklahoma State 22 36 — 58 Officials: Mike Stuart, Doug Sirmons, Kelly Self. Attendance: 10,552.
regular-season game ever. There was a lot of pressure on our guys to win that game. This was probably the hardest game we’ve had this year other
than that game. Our guys were pretty efficient.” Robinson agreed that the Jayhawks were dead tired. “Coach said something in the locker room, that this was an emotional letdown. That’s a good way to describe it,” Robinson said. “We were so high the other night, so geeked up. Today we were still talking about it. Our bodies were tired. We had to come back and get it rolling today.” The victory and title seemed to energize the Jayhawks, who posed for pictures with the trophy with family members and fans before heading to the team bus. “Where’s the trophy?” Robinson said, unable to locate it. Freshman Merv Lindsay had carted it safely to the team bus, signaling it was time for the players to board the vehicle for a four-hour ride home. “This team,” Self said, “has been awfully fun to coach.” Next up is an 8 p.m. regular-season finale against Texas on Saturday in Allen Fieldhouse. It’s Senior Night for Taylor, Jordan Juenemann and Conner Teahan.
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Seasonal sales specialist roles available helping callers through the federal financial aid process. Sales and/or customer service experience preferred. Must have ability to multi-task while inputting information into databases. 120-day commitment with possibility of conversion to full-time. Paid training begins March 19! Apply now: http://goo.gl/Tmg8g
Midway Wholesale 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.
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Enjoy the outdoors? Kaw Valley Greenhouses is bringing a garden center to the area and looking for cashiers to work seasonally. Day/Evening/ Weekend shifts needed. Must be able to run cash register, put up merchandise, water plants and work with customers. Starting pay $8.50/hr. Complete online application at: kawvalleygreenhouses.com for questions contact: 800-235-3945 Part Time Kennel Technician needed at veterinary office. Applicant must have previous kennel experience. Some weekends and holidays req. Please apply in person at Lawrence Veterinary Hospital 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct.
Permanent & Full Time WORK • 20-30 individuals wanted to start this week • Great with people • $1600+monthly • Fun work environment • Flexible work schedules Weekly paycheck • Paid training
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CUSTODIAL GROUP LEADER Tues thru Sat 11 PM - 7:30 AM $11.25 - $12.58 Job description at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available: Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS 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. Furniture Restoration Tech Independent, Self Starter. Detail Minded. Experience Preferred or will train right person. Call 785-841-6484. JOIN THE TEAM Full time position. Must be energetic, friendly & team oriented. Apply in person Jayhawk Pawn & Jewelry 1804 W. 6th St. Painter - Need experienced, new construction, painter for the Lawrence area. Call 785-979-2488. Receptionist, Full time with benefits. Please Send resume to firstname.lastname@example.org The Mad Greek is now hiring for Asst. Manager/Host position, days & eves. Must have restaurant exp. Apply within at 907 Mass. The University of Kansas Veterans Upward Bound is seeking a part-time Recruiter to assist in recruiting program participants and to publicize and promote program services. This position is located in Kansas City, KS. Veterans are encouraged to apply. For more information and to apply go to http://jobs.ku.edu and search for position number 00065712. Review begins 3/09/12. EO/AA employer.
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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
Production Varied Schedule 30+ Hrs. per Week Line Cook experience helpful $9.51 per hour Job description at: www.union.ku.edu/hr Applications available: Human Resources Office 3rd Floor, Kansas Union 1301 Jayhawk Boulevard EOE Lawrence, KS
Management Property Manager
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: email@example.com
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: firstname.lastname@example.org
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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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Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner Haskell Health Center Full-time permanent position at the Haskell Health Center. MondayFriday, 8AM-6pm. Relocation allowances authorized. This position is located in the Behavioral Health Program of the Haskell Health Center, Lawrence, KS. This position is that of a Certified Family Nurse Practitioner with experience in Mental Health substance abuse, and family practice. The purpose of this position is to provide clinical psychiatric nurse practitioner services under the supervision of an attending psychiatric and/or physician supervisor. Please contact Ms. Manon Tillman, at 405-951-3819 if you have any question. EEO - The United States Government does not discriminate in employment on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, disability and genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, or other non-merit factor.
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Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (SSCGP) is an interstate natural gas transportation company, headquartered in Owensboro, KY. SSCGP operates a 6,000-mile pipeline system transporting natural gas from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado to markets in the Midcontinent. We provide competitive salaries and benefits. Southern Star provides a fun, friendly, and modern working environment as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are seeking experienced professionals with skills and qualifications in the following area: Job # 12-0008 - Technician, Measurement - Tonganoxie, KS For more information on these positions regarding complete job description and details for applying, please visit http://www.sscgp.com/Working/ Working Locations: Tonganoxie, KS Website: www.sscgp.com Deadline: March 2, 2012 How to apply: If you have qualifications we need, want a job that uses your existing skills and encourages you to develop new ones, provides varied work challenges, and allows you to work with a great group of people, this position might be a perfect fit. Please forward your resume, which should provide evidence of how you meet each minimum requirement mentioned and any preferences listed, to: SSCGP HR Department, Job Postings, PO Box 20010, Owensboro, KY 42304 or e-mail your resume to jobs@ sscgp.com. You must include the Job# identified above or your resume will not be considered. NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE SSCGP is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only respond to those candidates selected for interviews.
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LOST Our beloved chocolate Labrador retriever, “Bobo” has been missing For useful consumer since the afternoon of Satinformation, please urday 2/25 from the Lone visit us at Star Lake area. He is two www.bryancollegeteam. years old, 80 pounds, and com/disclosure very friendly. His coat is deep chocolaty brown, eyes are golden. He was not wearing his collar, but Firewood & is up to date on his shots Chimney Sweep and neutered. Please call with any information. Re- Red Oak/White Oak Mix, ward. call Eric (785) $150/truck, $210/cord 840-8530 any time. Stacked & delivered. Cured & Seasoned. Adam 816-547-1575
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is seeking part-time kennel assistant/receptionist. Experience is preferred but will train the right person. 25-35 hours per week and available to work weekends. Must have excellent customer service skills and would prefer experience working with dogs in a professional setting. Please apply in person with a resume and references: 248 S. 110th Street Kansas City, KS
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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
Assistant Radiation Safety Officer
Dept of Environment Health & Safety University of Kansas Required Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree in Health Physics; or a Bachelor’s degree in an appropriate science, engineering or safety related field with 1 year of broad experience in health physics or radiation safety. Valid driver’s license. Experience with Microsoft Office or other standard office software. Excellent communication skills as evidenced by application materials. Ability to handle and use appropriate safety equipment as demonstrated by past experience, certifications and/or training. Minimum $46,000. EO/AA Initial review date: Mar. 12, 2012. For more information or to apply go to: https://jobs.ku.edu. Position 00000851
ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE 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!
WEB DESIGNER 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.
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.
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.
Historical Lawrence, Kansas, is located 45 minutes from Kansas City, MO, has a nationally recognized arts scene, a vibrant downtown and is home to the University of Kansas with its longstanding basketball tradition.
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. 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 firstname.lastname@example.org. EOE
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.
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 email@example.com. EOE
6B TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 28, 2012 Social Services Apartments Unfurnished COF Training Services, Inc. which is a non-profit organization dedicated to the provision of supports and services to adults who are developmentally disabled in Coffey, Osage, Franklin counties is seeking a qualified candidate to fill the position of HUD Coordinator. The person selected will be responsible for ensuring all HUD, rentals, accounting, and contracts are kept current with HUD regulations. A four year college degree in field of study that is relevant to accounting/ management is preferred. Experience in working with HUD is required. COF Training Services, Inc offers competitive wages, excellent health insurance and retirement benefits. Qualified candidates may submit a cover letter and a resume with the names and contact information of at least three reliable references to the attention of the Controller at COF Training Services, Inc., P.O. Box 459, Ottawa, KS 66067 by March 8, 2012.
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. firstname.lastname@example.org Position will be open until filled.
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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
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OWNER WILL FINANCE 3BR, 2 bath, CH/CA, appls., shed, clean, move in ready! Lawrence 816-830-2152
3 - 6 acres, includes pond, On Hwy. 40 near Big Hay for sale, Horse quality, Springs. Owner will trade small square bales, brome and/or finance with no hay. $7.50 per bale. East down payment. From $171 Topeka area. 785-221-7396 per month. 785-554-9663 Land/Lots/Farm ground Douglas. Co. - 50 acres Osage Co. - 80 acres Shawnee Co. Forbes 8 Ac. / 7 East / 6 North Owner finance Low payments. Call Joe 785-633-5466
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Studio Apartments 600 sq. ft., $675/mo. 825 sq. ft., $855/mo. No pets allowed Call Today 785-841-6565
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Dale and Ron’s Auto Service
Family Owned & Operated for 37 Years Domestic & Foreign Expert Service 630 Connecticut St
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Harris Auto Repair
Hite Collision Repair
“If you want it done right, take it to Hite.” Auto Body Repair Windshield & Auto Glass Repair 3401 W 6th St (785) 843-8991 http://lawrencemarket place.com/hite
Decks & Fences
CONCRETE INC Your local foundation repair specialist! Waterproofing, Basement, & Crack Repair
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“Your Comfort Is Our Business.” Installation & Service Residential & Commercial (785) 841-2665
Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.
• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation Call 785-842-5203 or visit us at Lawrencemarketplace.com /freestategaragedoors
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One Company Is All You Need and One Phone Call Is All You Need To Make (785) 842-0351
Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846
Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985
Plan Now For Next Year • Custom Pools, Spas & Water Features • Design & Installation • Pool Maintenance (785) 843-9119
Live More Pay Less Worry-free life at an affordable price
1510 St. Andrews
Supplying all your Painting needs. Serving Lawrence and surrounding areas for over 25 years.
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Locally owned & operated.
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Lawn, Garden & Nursery
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Green Grass Lawn Care
15 yrs exp, Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal All jobs considered. 785-312-0813 785-893-1509
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I COME TO YOU!
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1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence
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Call Calli 785-766-8420
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Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas
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• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation
For Everything Electrical Committed to Excellence Since 1972 Full Service Electrical Contractor www.quality-electric.net
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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
Call to schedule a ride: 843-5576 or 888-824-7277 Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 3:30 pm We ask for $2.00 each way. Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help. Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program
Home Improvements 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
No Job Too Big or Small
Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz
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• Baths • Kitchens • Rec Rooms • Tile • Windows •Doors •Trim •Wood Rot Since 1974 GARY 785-856-2440 785-925-0803 email@example.com www.winston-brown.com Licensed & Insured
Temporary or Contract Staffing Evaluation Hire, Direct Hire Professional Search Onsite Services (785) 749-7550 1000 S Iowa, Lawrence KS lawrencemarketplace.com/ express
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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
Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:
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
Re-Roofs: All Types Roofing Repairs Siding & Windows FREE Estimates (785) 749-0462 www.meslerroofing.com
Salon & Spa
. 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
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Taking Care of Lawrence’s Plumbing Needs for over 35 Years (785) 841-2112 lawrencemarketplace.com /kastl
I Will Paint Your Home, Apt. or Place of Business Free Estimates Senior Citizen Discount Exp. professional painter
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Travel Services Lawrence First Class Transportation Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7
Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim Insured 20 yrs. experience
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Seamless aluminum guttering. Many colors to choose from. Install, repair, screen, clean-out. Locally owned. Insured. Free estimates.
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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
NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!
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MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MAPS, EVEN VIDEO!
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Janitorial Services Business-Commercial-Industrial Housecleaning Carpet Cleaning Tile & Grout Cleaning The “Greener Cleaner” Locallly Owned Since 1983 Free Estimates
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Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002
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Serving KC over 40 years 913-962-0798 Fast Service
Carpet Cleaning Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.
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Rich Black Top Soil No Chemicals Machine Pulverized Pickup or Delivery
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ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com
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Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.
Staining & Engraving Existing Concrete Custom Decorative Patterns Patios, Basements, Garage Floors, Driveways 785-393-1109 www.robinseggconcrete.com
• Unsightly black streaks of mold & dirt on your roof? • Mold or Mildew on your house? • Is winter salt intrusion causing your concrete to flake?
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Int/Ext/Specialty Painting Siding, Wood Rot & Decks Kate, 785-423-4464 www.kbpaintingllc.com
Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD
- Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque
Repairs and Services
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Auto Maintenance and Repair
Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.
Tree/Stump Removal Chris Tree Service
20yrs. exp. Trees trimmed, cut down, hauled off. Free Est. Ins. & Lic. 913-631-7722, 913-301-3659
Fredy’s Tree Service
12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter 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
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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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 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
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 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
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Scion 2008 xD 41K, Barcelona Red Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
Scion 2009 XD, 35K Silver, 4 Door Hatch-back,
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 Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7
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
Cadillac 2005 SRX 76K, White Diamond See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
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Toyota 2007 RAV4, leather, power equipment, only 18k miles, hurry it won’t last long! Stk#397461 only $17,888. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com
Subaru 2006 Forester 2.5 XT, Leather, Moon, Cruise, HomeLink, Heated Seats, 6Disc, 88K, $15,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049
Toyota 2004 4Runner SR5 60K, Natural White Don’t Miss This One! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102
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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
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
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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
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You are notified that on February 10, 2012, a Petition was filed in this Court by John L. Hensley and Dan A. Hensley, heirs, devisees, legatees and named fiduciaries in the Last Will and Testament of Martha E. Hensley, deceased, dated July 26, 2010, requesting Informal Administration and to Admit the Will to Probate. You are required to file your written defenses to the Petition on or before April 5, 2012, at 10:00 am, in this Court, in the City of Lawrence, in Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail to file your written defenses, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. /s/ John Hensley Petitioner /s/ Dan Hensley Petitioner
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to satisfy the judgment, fully or partially, in the above-entitled case. The sale is made without appraisement and is subject to the redemption period as provided by law and is further subject to approval by the Court.
FROM: THE SHERIFF OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: BY: THE BOYD LAW GROUP, L.C. You are hereby notified Michael E. Boyd, #21325 that David P. Mikesic, Ad- Keli N. Robertson, #23399 ministrator of the Estate of 300 St. Peters Centre Blvd., Ginger L. Harrison, de- Ste. 230 ceased, will offer for sale at Saint Peters, MO 63376 public auction the real es- Telephone: (636) 447-8500 tate commonly known as Fax: (636) 447-8505 1503 Maryland, Lawrence, ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF Douglas County, Kansas, that is legally described as: Be advised that this firm is a debt collector. This is an Lot 19, in Block E, in attempt to collect a debt BROOKDALE ADDITION, an and any information obaddition to the City of Law- tained will be used for that rence, Douglas County, purpose. Kansas 2/14, 2/21, 2/28 ________ on March 10, 2012 at 11:00 a.m. (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World The sale will be conducted February 14, 2012) at the property location, is subject to a reserve to be IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF determined by the Adminis- DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS trator, and if a contract is In the Matter of the entered into by the AdminEstate of istrator and a purchaser it MAUD GONNE HUMPHREY, will only be subject to the a/k/a MAUD G. HUMPHREY, Administrator being able to a/k/a MAUD HUMPHREY, convey marketable title. Deceased Case No. 12PR 14 The property will be open Div. No. 1 for inspections on March 3, Petition Filed Pursuant 2012, from 1:00 - 3:00 p.m. to K.S.A. Chapter 59. Bidding will open at $40,000 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE and the property will be INVOLVED sold in its “AS IS, WHERE IS” condition without any NOTICE TO CREDITORS warranty. Closing to occur THE STATE OF KANSAS TO on or before April 10, 2012. ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: Sale to be conducted by St. You are notified that on Joseph Realty, Inc. February 10, 2012, a Petition (913-724-4010). for Issuance of Letters of Administration under the All parties interested Kansas Simplified Estates should take notice and gov- Act was filed in this Court ern themselves accord- by Keith C. Stanton, spouse ingly. and heir of Maud Gonne Humphrey, deceased. All David P. Mikesic creditors are notified to exAdministrator hibit their demands against the estate within four Clifton B. DeMoss, Jr. months from the date of #12964 first publication of this no16582 Douglas tice, as provided by law Basehor, KS 66007 and if their demands are 913-724-4010 not thus exhibited, they forFax: 724-8352 ever shall be barred. Attorney for the Administrator Keith C. Stanton, Petitioner ________ (First published in the Law- PREPARED BY: rence Daily Journal-World STOUGH & CATT 3300 Mesa Way, Suite C February 14, 2012) Lawrence, KS 66049-2345 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF (785) 841-3384 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS FAX (785) 841-3941 Attorney for Petitioner By: George L. Catt, P.A., In the Matter of the #06773 Estate of ________ MARTHA E. HENSLEY, Deceased (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World No. 12 PR 15 February 21, 2012)
THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED:
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ALONG SAID RIGHT OF WAY, THENCE NORTH 89 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 34 SECONDS EAST 435.0 FEET, THENCE SOUTH 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 21 SECONDS WEST 500.0 FEET ALONG A LINE PARALLEL TO THE WEST LINE OF SAID 1/4 SECTION, Lawrence THENCE SOUTH 89 DEGREES 20 MINUTES 34 SECONDS (First published in the Law- WEST 435.0 FEET TO THE rence Daily Journal-World POINT OF BEGINNING, ALL February 21, 2012) IN DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS, LESS THAT PART IN THE DISTRICT COURT TAKEN FOR ROADS. OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, More commonly known as: KANSAS 28 E 2300 Rd., Wellsville, PROBATE DEPARTMENT Kansas 66092;
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JEFFREY W. SCHEMMEL ATTORNEY AT LAW 6240 W. 135th St. Overland Park, KS 66223 913-647-5177 Attorney for Petitioners ________
IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In the Matter of the Estate of James Foy Higgins, deceased Case No.: 2012 PR 17 Division 1 (Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59) INVOLVES TITLE TO REAL ESTATE NOTICE OF HEARING AND NOTICE TO CREDITORS THE STATE OF KANSAS TO ALL PERSONS CONCERNED: You are hereby notified that on February 10, 2012, a petition was filed in this Court by Amy L. Higgins and Gail R Shepherd, heirs, devisees and legatees, and Co-Executors named in the “Last Will and Testament of James F. Higgins,” deceased, dated May 18, 1994, praying the instrument attached thereto be admitted to probate and record as the Last Will and Testament of the decedent and that Letters Testamentary under the Kansas Simplified Estates Act be issued to the Co-Executors to serve without bond.
(First published in the Law- You are further advised unrence Daily Journal-World der the provisions of the Kansas Simplified Estates February 14, 2012) Act the Court need not suIN THE DISTRICT COURT OF pervise administration of DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS the Estate, and no notice of any action of the CIVIL DEPARTMENT Co-Executors or other proThe Bank of New York Mel- ceedings in the administralon, successor in interest to tion will be given, except JPMORGAN CHASE BANK, as for notice of final settletrustee for the registered ment of decedent’s estate. holders of NovaStar Mortgage Funding Trust, Series You are further advised if 2004-3 NovaStar Home Eq- written objections to simuity Loan Asset-Backed plified administration are filed with the Court, the Certificates, Series 2004-3, Court may order that suPlaintiff, pervised administration envs. sue. James C. Butler, et al. Defendants. You are required to file your written defenses Case No: 11CV481 thereto on or before FebruDivision: 1 ary 23, 2012, at 10:45 a.m. in the District Court, in LawPursuant to K.S.A. rence, Douglas County, Chapter 60 Kansas at which time and place the cause will be (Title to Real Estate heard. Should you fail Involved) therein, judgment and decree will be entered in due NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE course upon the Petition. Under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued by the All creditors are notified to their demands District Court of Douglas exhibit County, Kansas, to me, the against the Estate within undersigned Sheriff of four months from the date Douglas County, Kansas, I of the first publication of will, pursuant to K.S.A. this notice, as provided by 60-2410, offer for sale at law, and if their demands public auction and sell to are not thus exhibited, they the highest bidder for cash shall be forever barred. in hand, at 10:00 a.m. on /s/ Amy L. Higgins March 8, 2012, in the Jury Co-Petitioner Assembly Room of the District Court located in the /s/ Gail R. Shepherd lower level of the Judicial Co-Petitioner and Law Enforcement Center Building, 111 E. 11th St., City of Lawrence, State of /s/ Curtis G. Barnhill Kansas the following de- Curtis G. Barnhill, scribed real located in Ks. Bar 14604 Douglas County, Kansas, to Curtis G. Barnhill, P.A. 900 Massachusetts St., wit: Suite 600 COMMENCING AT THE Lawrence, Kansas 66044 SOUTHWEST CORNER OF Ph.: (785) 856-1628 THE SOUTHWEST QUARTER Fax: (785) 856-0243 OF SECTION 15, TOWNSHIP firstname.lastname@example.org 15 SOUTH, RANGE 21 EAST Attorney for Petitioners ________ OF THE 6TH P.M., THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST (Published in the Lawrence 1328.58 FEET ALONG THE Daily Journal-World FebruWEST LINE OF SAID 1/4 SEC- ary 28, 2012) TION, THENCE NORTH 89 NOTICE OF PLACES DEGREES 20 MINUTES 34 AND DATES SECONDS EAST 33.0 FEET TO OF REGISTRATION THE TRUE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID POINT BEING ON THE EAST RIGHT OF WAY LINE OF STATE HIGHWAY 33, THENCE NORTH 00 DEGREES 02 MINUTES 21 SECONDS EAST 500.0 FEET
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expenses, including her rent. I’m disabled and on a small fixed income, and my wife is selfemployed. We struggle with our finances while Lori lives a carefree life. It is causing friction in our marriage. We tried counseling, but my wife refused to discuss anything related to Lori and quit going. Lori calls her mother every hour, and my wife encourages it. Lori has no other friends, and all of my wife’s attentions are focused on
A Visit to ‘The Amish’ The thoughtful “American Experience” presentation “The Amish” (7 p.m., PBS, check local listings) begins by following tourists and tour buses as they besiege Pennsylvania Dutch country in Lancaster County. According to the film, roughly a quarter of a million Amish live in the United States, visited annually by millions of tourists. They come to gawk, as if visiting a zoo or Disneyland, to eat home-baked pies and perhaps to ponder what life would be like in a society that shuns the technology and consumerism that most of us take for granted. The Amish, we are told, dislike being filmed or photographed up close. But they will submit to offcamera interviews. So most of “The Amish” unfolds with voiceovers accompanying soft-focused footage of gorgeous landscapes right out of a Chamber of Commerce film. Between personal anecdotes about living the simple life, we’re spoon-fed history about the Amish and their 300 years living in America. As one scholar observes, until the late 19th century, the Amish were just one small religious sect among many, living on farms like upward of 90 percent of Americans. Only with the advent of industrialization, urbanization, cars, electricity and the blanketing of the airwaves with an advertising-based mass media, did the Amish begin to withdraw. They rejected clothing adornments (like buttons) that enhanced vanity and forbade those things that would break down their community. After a mass murder in Amish country in 2006, outsiders were shocked to hear about parents of the victims comforting the widow of the killer. As one Amish man explains here, forgiveness comes more easily when you delegate judgment and feelings of vengeance to a higher power. ‘‘The Amish” also looks at the other side of Amish devotion and seclusion, interviewing one woman who left the group after feeling suffocated by the simple way. Another woman found it hard to rid herself of an abusive husband in a tight-knit, insular community where the philosophy of submission is central to faith, family and society.
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Actor Charles Durning is 89. Architect Frank Gehry is 83. Actor Gavin MacLeod is 81. Actor-director-dancer Tommy Tune is 73. Hall of Fame auto racer Mario Andretti is 72. Actress Mercedes Ruehl is 64. Actress Bernadette Peters is 64. Comedian Gilbert Gottfried is 57. Actor John Turturro is 55. Actress Rae Dawn Chong is 51. Actress Ali Larter is 36. Country singer Jason Aldean is 35.
her daughter. I get very little. Is this normal behavior? — Concerned for Our Future Dear Concerned: No, it’s not normal for a college-age daughter to have no friends but Mom, and for a mother to encourage so much dependence. Such an enmeshed relationship is not only bad for your marriage. It also is crippling for Lori. Instead of helping her daughter learn self-reliance, Mom is being selfish by holding Lori so close that she deliberately prevents her from becoming an independent adult. We hope you can make your wife understand that this is poor parenting and in no one’s best interest. Dear Annie: What is the etiquette when you go to someone’s home and it’s overly hot in the summer and too cold in winter? A lot of my friends’ homes are uncomfort-
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For Tuesday, Feb. 28: This year you express an unusual openness to change, and you let go of the status quo. You can visualize better than you ever have. If you are single, a unique person walks into your life. If you are attached, the two of you share a common dream. Take the first step in making it so. 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) Your instincts serve you well concerning financial decisions. Focus on your goals and better communication. Not everyone needs to know the “how and why,” but simply the end decision. Tonight: Make time to visit and catch up on others’ news. Taurus (April 20-May 20) Your ability to wow others and impress them emerges. You are surrounded by people who really do care. Though you might not need their support now, you might later on. Tonight: Do some shopping, if need be. Gemini (May 21-June 20) It’s OK to feel down in the dumps right now. You might see a situation in a very negative light. What will it take to turn that perspective around? Tonight: Nap, then decide. Cancer (June 21-July 22) Use the daylight hours to the max. You express an unusual perspective and can communicate it well. Integrate new information for others so that they can see a new path. Tonight: Play it low-key. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22) Assume your place in the limelight. An associate keeps whispering what he or she feels is important information to know. Listen, but also set limits to the conversation. Tonight: Squeeze in some fun time.
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able for me, and I have been asking them to adjust their thermostats. A trusted pal recently told me she thought this was rude, especially when it doesn’t trouble other guests. She suggested I wear layers and tough it out. What do you suggest I do? — Too Hot or Too Cold Dear Too: Wear layers and tough it out. Etiquette says you don’t get to tell your friends how to heat and cool their homes. And if you are the only one discomfited by the temperature, the problem is you and not the thermostat. Please see your doctor for a checkup.
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Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22) You might want to approach a situation differently. The feedback you are receiving points to another path. Get adequate feedback from another person. Tonight: A force to be dealt with. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22) Work with individuals. You could hear radically different opinions, which makes it clear, once more, that you must go your own way. Tonight: Detach, then look at a situation. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21) Others challenge you, but know that it is simply a phase. On the other hand, you have the wherewithal to know when to hold your ground. Tonight: Make time for a special person. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21) Discussions and comments reveal much more about where others are coming from. Don’t stop what you are doing to comment. Just be a good listener; you might be amazed. Tonight: Out. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19) No one knows how to stir the pot quite like you do. You might even do it unintentionally. Your very presence and how you deal with your life could incite some crazy responses. Tonight: Try for an early bedtime. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18) Family weighs on your mind. You are not always comfortable with what is going on, nor should you be. Tonight: What starts as serious evolves into fun. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20) Your way of saying “enough” works. Someone who does not like to hear you put an end to a certain topic could be trying to get your attention. Tonight: Out and about.
ACROSS 1 Amazed exclamations 5 ___-Jo (1988 Olympics star) 8 Thing for the plus column 13 Lifebuoy rival 14 Hodgepodge 15 Lavender relative 16 1814-15 exile for Napoleon 17 Some Thanksgiving fare 19 Not in favor of 21 Tridentshaped Greek letter 22 Pitched enclosure 23 Lines that touch but don’t intersect 26 Discolor by burning 28 Angry feeling 29 “Chosen one” played by Keanu 30 Old Glory’s land 31 Nectar inspector 32 Diamond measure 34 Electromagnetic wave amplifiers 37 Fruity dessert 41 More sharp, as pain 42 “Love ___ Around” (“The Mary Tyler Moore Show” theme) 44 Accounting dept. employee,
8 “How ___ doing?” 9 ___ Domingo 10 Exceptionally good 11 To demonstrate clearly 12 Cut one’s molars 14 Express a viewpoint 18 Did more than just hugged 20 Arm of the sea? 23 ___ Tac (breath freshener) 24 Iraqi or Lebanese 25 Beefsteak or cherry 27 Buttoned sweater 30 Interest gouger 33 California’s Santa ___ winds 35 Gibbon, e.g. 36 “Boom-bah”
perhaps 47 “7 Faces of Dr. ___” 48 .0000001 joule 50 Two-finger sign 51 Abate 53 Building castles in the air 55 Brewer’s kiln 56 Parker’s responsibility? 58 Cause of a run 59 Sexy photographs, informally 62 Calif. wine valley 65 Fauvist painter Matisse 66 Discharge, as radiation 67 Suffix meaning “land” in some country names 68 “Come in” command 69 ___ Luis Obispo 70 Congerlike DOWN 1 Homage in verse 2 2010 Gulf problem 3 Slow Cuban dance 4 It might not appear in the dictionary 5 Affliction formerly called the grippe 6 Hobbles along 7 “Clumsy me!”
lead-in 38 Delicate difference 39 Handle the maps 40 Narrow, secluded valley 43 An April fooler might pull yours 44 Bell-shaped hat 45 “Proud” bird’s mate 46 Be agreeable 49 Adjust the chronograph, e.g. 52 1,000 liters 53 Acting major 54 Clerical quarters 57 Scores 100 on 60 Title of nobility 61 They’re all in the family 63 Trusted friend 64 Indefinite amount
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Dear Annie: My wife and I have been married for 20 years. She has a grown daughter from her first marriage. I watched “Lori” grow up and love her as my own. My wife always has been fiercely defensive of Lori. I can’t say anything remotely negative or critical about her without risking a big argument. Even the suggestion of having Lori help around the house or clean up her room would cause a fight. Lori is a good kid, but she has never wanted for anything. My wife makes no secret of the fact that Lori comes first in her life. Lori is now in her early 20s and is a senior in college. Even though she is taking only two classes a week, she doesn’t have a job and is unmotivated to get one. My wife makes all kinds of excuses for her. Meanwhile, we pay all of her
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Tuesday, February 28, 2012
NFL SCOUTING COMBINE
RG3 building buzz WACO, TEXAS (AP) — Robert Griffin was able to impress teams and scouts without throwing a pass at the NFL combine. There was his official time of 4.41 seconds in the 40-yard dash, fastest among quarterbacks, and the Heisman Trophy winner believes he ran even faster. And there were interviews with at least eight teams, including the Indianapolis Colts, who have the No. 1 draft pick. “I think I was able to go out there and affirm to the scouts how athletic I am, or impress them even more,” Griffin said Monday. “I was able to show people that I am as advertised. I’m a good guy, I like to make people laugh. I can’t remember a meeting I didn’t go in and we weren’t laughing. “You go there and do what you’re supposed to do, create a buzz for yourself,” he said. Maybe Griffin gave the Colts more to consider amid consistent speculation that they will use the top pick April 26 on Stanford’s Andrew Luck, the Heisman runner-up. If nothing else, RG3 likely created even more of a premium for the No. 2 pick held by St. Louis. The Rams already have a young quarterback in Sam Bradford and could be willing to deal the pick. Neither Griffin or Luck threw over the weekend. They will wait until their pro days later this month. As for his already-impressive 40-yard dash, Griffin said he was given a better time when he had finished running. He said his representatives are checking into that. “I was told on the field that it was 4.35 officially.
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BAYLOR QUARTERBACK ROBERT GRIFFIN III WARMS UP at the NFL football scouting combine on Sunday in Indianapolis. They told me it was faster than what the screen had posted,” Griffin said. “If that happens to be the right time, that’s nothing to be mad about, 4.41 is a great time. But you want to make sure the right time is put up there.” Griffin’s pro day will be on the Baylor campus March 21, the day before Luck has his. Among the familiar receivers Griffin will get to throw to is Bears teammate Kendall Wright, an NFL prospect himself. Baylor’s first Heisman Trophy winner was back on campus to do a photo shoot for EA Sports’ NCAA Football 13 game. The game will be released July 10 with RG3 sharing the cover with one of eight former Heisman winners that will be determined by a fan vote. When asked if he wanted to be posed as a thrower or a runner, Griffin smiled and quickly responded, “Thrower. I’m a quarterback, not a running back.” While he’s still plenty fast, the former track star has proven he can throw the football. Griffin is the school’s career passing leader, with
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it a game at a time, a day at a time. I know in Oklahoma City, we look forward to getting better every day, and we’ll see what happens.” Miami and Oklahoma City rolled into the break with a share of the NBA’s best record at 27-7. The Heat have won eight in a row in overwhelming fashion; the Thunder have won five straight and are 15-1 at home. The East appears to be shaping up as a two-team race between the Heat and Bulls, who are a halfgame back despite battling injuries to All-Stars Derrick Rose and Luol Deng and especially to Richard Hamilton. Hamilton, signed to upgrade the shooting guard position. Indiana and Philadelphia have been surprisingly strong, Orlando is in fourth, New York has recovered from a poor start behind Jeremy Lin and Boston hopes to bounce back from a disappointing first half, but a rematch of last year’s Eastern Conference finals appears likely. The playoff picture is less clear in the West. San Antonio surged into the break despite playing for much of the first half without Manu Ginobili;
Monday’s Scores EAST Georgetown 59, Notre Dame 41 SOUTH Bethune-Cookman 74, Hampton 64 Coppin St. 64, Md.-Eastern Shore 60 MVSU 78, Jackson St. 69 Morgan St. 73, Delaware St. 72 NC Central 71, SC State 57 Norfolk St. 79, Florida A&M 70 Savannah St. 62, NC A&T 50 MIDWEST North Dakota 86, Texas-Pan American 60 FAR WEST Gonzaga 92, Longwood 60 Montana St. 79, N. Arizona 60 TOURNAMENT Big South Conference First Round High Point 68, Gardner-Webb 58 VMI 55, Radford 53
Monday’s Scores EAST Bryant 65, Wagner 53 CCSU 72, Mount St. Mary’s 68 LIU 70, Fairleigh Dickinson 67 Louisville 63, Seton Hall 53 Monmouth (NJ) 66, St. Francis (NY) 61 Rutgers 69, Marquette 58 Sacred Heart 70, Robert Morris 66, OT St. Francis (Pa.) 77, Quinnipiac 71 St. John’s 54, Georgetown 45 Villanova 68, Syracuse 60 West Virginia 60, Pittsburgh 42 SOUTH Campbell 68, Presbyterian 44 Chattanooga 80, Appalachian St. 71 Coppin St. 48, Md.-Eastern Shore 47 Davidson 52, Samford 39 Delaware St. 67, Morgan St. 60, OT Elon 73, W. Carolina 46 Florida A&M 81, Norfolk St. 64 Furman 67, Georgia Southern 57 Gardner-Webb 59, Radford 55, OT Grambling St. 84, Ark.-Pine Bluff 56 Hampton 54, Bethune-Cookman 30 High Point 81, Winthrop 50 Liberty 84, UNC Asheville 53 MVSU 72, Jackson St. 62, 2OT NC A&T 88, Savannah St. 74 SC State 68, NC Central 57 South Florida 64, Providence 56, OT Wofford 65, UNC-Greensboro 57 MIDWEST DePaul 73, Cincinnati 51 N. Dakota St. 58, IUPUI 56 S. Dakota St. 101, W. Illinois 61 South Dakota 70, IPFW 56 UMKC 63, Oakland 54 SOUTHWEST Alabama A&M 55, Texas Southern 40 Baylor 69, Texas A&M 62 Prairie View 52, Alabama St. 44 FAR WEST N. Colorado 75, N. Arizona 63
the Los Angeles Clippers have become quick contenders since acquiring Chris Paul; and Dallas may still be good enough for a long playoff run. Then there’s the Lakers, whose rocky road will have taken another bad turn if the broken nose Kobe Bryant sustained after a hard foul by Wade in the All-Star game forces him to miss time. With the lockout delaying the season and reducing it to 66 games, the AllStar break actually comes right at the midpoint of the season. Many teams were happy to have the break and eager for practice time after so little was available because of the frequency of games. That hasn’t affected the Heat or Thunder, who rank first and third in the NBA in scoring with 103.7 and 102.7 points, respectively. Miami has been as dominant as expected when it put its trio together. The Thunder were built more gradually, winning just 23 games three seasons ago. They reached the West finals last year and seem poised to go further now. And come June, Heat and Thunder could in the NBA’s forecast.
11. Georgetown 21-6 906 9 12. Murray St. 28-1 885 14 13. Michigan 21-8 766 11 14. Wisconsin 21-8 764 16 15. Wichita St. 26-4 754 19 16. Florida 22-7 638 12 17. UNLV 24-6 531 21 18. Indiana 22-7 444 23 19. Louisville 22-7 426 17 20. Notre Dame 20-9 357 20 21. San Diego St. 22-6 304 24 22. Florida St. 19-9 252 15 23. Temple 22-6 158 22 24. Virginia 21-7 142 25 25. Creighton 25-5 140 — Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 115, Iowa St. 80, Saint Mary’s (Cal) 62, New Mexico 60, Drexel 41, Vanderbilt 23, VCU 9, Long Beach St. 8, BYU 6, Harvard 5, Memphis 5, California 3, Purdue 3, Kansas St. 2, Southern Miss. 2, Alabama 1.
USA Today/ESPN Top 25
The top 25 teams in the USA TodayESPN men’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 26, points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Pvs 1. Kentucky (31) 28-1 775 1 2. Syracuse 29-1 744 2 3. Duke 25-4 690 4 4. Kansas 24-5 683 5 5. Michigan State 24-5 650 6 6. North Carolina 25-4 627 7 7. Marquette 24-5 568 10 8. Missouri 25-4 566 3 9. Murray State 28-1 480 12 10. Baylor 24-5 475 14 11. Ohio State 23-6 470 9 12. Georgetown 21-6 439 8 13. Florida 22-7 354 11 14. Wichita State 26-4 352 19 15. Wisconsin 21-8 341 15 16. Michigan 21-8 306 13 17. UNLV 24-6 281 20 18. Louisville 22-7 202 17 19. Notre Dame 20-9 184 18 20. Indiana 22-7 178 24 21. Saint Mary’s 25-5 163 23 22. Florida State 19-9 119 16 23. San Diego State 22-6 111 25 24. Creighton 25-5 80 — 25. Temple 22-6 53 22 Others receiving votes: Gonzaga 48, Drexel 30, Virginia 30, New Mexico 23, Vanderbilt 13, Iowa State 8, Middle Tennessee 8, Long Beach State 6, Kansas State 5, Mississippi State 5, Washington 2, California 1, Harvard 1, Memphis 1, Nevada 1, VCU 1, Weber State 1.
AP Women’s Top 25
The top 25 teams in the The Associated Press’ women’s college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through Feb. 26, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking:
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Record Pts Prv 1. Baylor (40) 29-0 1,000 1 2. Stanford 26-1 946 2 3. Notre Dame 27-2 927 3 4. UConn 26-3 887 4 5. Duke 24-4 813 7 6. Maryland 25-4 808 6 7. Miami 25-4 757 5 8. Delaware 26-1 688 9 9. Penn St. 23-5 658 11 10. Kentucky 24-5 624 13 11. Green Bay 25-1 597 12 12. Georgetown 22-6 521 15 13. Tennessee 21-8 505 10 14. Ohio St. 24-5 485 8 15. Georgia Tech 22-7 367 17 16. Georgia 22-7 355 18 17. Texas A&M 20-7 351 14 18. St. John’s 20-8 306 20 19. St. Bonaventure 27-2 294 19 20. Louisville 20-8 291 16 21. Purdue 21-8 227 22 22. Gonzaga 25-4 124 25 23. Rutgers 20-8 120 24 24. Nebraska 21-7 102 23 25. South Carolina 21-8 46 — Others receiving votes: Princeton 45, Arkansas 36, DePaul 34, California 25, West Virginia 25, Middle Tennessee 15, Florida Gulf Coast 8, Vanderbilt 6, Iowa 3, Fresno St. 2, Oklahoma 2.
10,366 yards, 78 touchdowns and only 17 interBig 12 Men ceptions. His 2,254 yards Conf. Overall and 33 TDs rushing are reW L W L Kansas 15 2 25 5 cords for a Bears quarterMissouri 12 4 25 4 back. Those are among 54 Baylor 12 5 25 5 Iowa State 11 5 21 8 records he broke or tied in Kansas State 8 8 19 9 41 games at Baylor, which Texas 8 8 18 11 Oklahoma State 7 10 14 16 matched a school record Oklahoma 4 12 14 14 with 10 wins last season. Texas A&M 4 12 13 13 Before he had played his Texas Tech 1 16 8 21 Monday’s Game first football game at Baylor, Kansas 70, Oklahoma State 58 Griffin was already a Big 12 Baylor 77, Texas Tech 48 Tonight’s Game champion in the 400-meKansas State at Texas A&M, 6 p.m. ter hurdles, then finished third in the NCAA meet Big 12 Women Conf. Overall and participated in the U.S. W L W L Olympic trials in that event. Baylor 16 0 29 0 Texas A&M 11 5 20 7 He was a 17-year-old freshOklahoma 10 6 18 10 man after graduating high Kansas State 9 7 18 10 school early. Iowa State 8 8 17 10 Kansas 7 9 18 10 The interviews at the Texas 6 10 16 12 combine gave Griffin his Oklahoma State 6 10 14 11 Texas Tech 5 11 17 11 long-awaited chance to Missouri 2 14 12 15 tell NFL teams about BayMonday’s Game lor’s potent spread-forBaylor 69, Texas A&M 62 Tonight’s Game mation offense which he Texas at Missouri, 7 p.m. felt people misunderstood High School because of his impressive Monday’s Scores video game-like numbers. AP Top 25 Boys top 25 teams in The Associated Class 1A Sub-State Tournament “I was able to show The Press’ college basketball poll, with them that we don’t run first-place votes in parentheses, Division I First Round a simple spread offense, records through Feb. 26, total points Burrton 43, Fairfield 29 based on 25 points for a first-place Central Burden 62, Cedar Vale/ that we do have pro as- vote through one point for a 25th-place Dexter 48 pect tied within our of- vote and previous ranking: Clifton-Clyde 58, Pike Valley 52 Record Pts Prv fense,” he said. “And my 1. Kentucky (63) Flinthills 60, Caldwell 43 28-1 1,623 1 Goessel 73, Centre 50 2. Syracuse (2) 29-1 1,562 2 football IQ is high.” Linn 71, Wakefield 42 3. Kansas 24-5 1,459 4 Among the teams he 4. Minneola 45, Satanta 17 Duke 25-4 1,409 5 Rock Hills 54, Southern Cloud 32 24-5 1,372 6 interviewed with were In- 5. Michigan St. St. Francis 74, Osborne 56 6. North Carolina 25-4 1,314 7 dianapolis, Miami, Wash- 7. Missouri 25-4 1,253 3 St. John 49, LaCrosse 41 ington, Minnesota and 8. Marquette 24-5 1,150 10 Division II 9. Baylor 24-5 1,055 13 First Round Kansas City. 10. Ohio St. 23-6 1,036 8
Short NBA season half-done, but plenty of basketball remains ORLANDO, FLA. (AP) — Kevin Durant says it’s too early to think about a potential Heat-Thunder NBA finals. It seems hard to ignore at the season’s midpoint. The teams share the league’s best record and both rolled into the AllStar break. With Durant and Russell Westbrook on one side and LeBron James, Dwyane Wade and Chris Bosh looking to avenge their finals disappointment, the series could be a thriller. But Chicago is right on Miami’s heels in the East, and a number of contenders could emerge for the Thunder out West. The second half opens Tuesday, and the other big story is Dwight Howard’s situation. Orlando has to decide by the March 15 deadline if it will keep or trade its franchise center. LeBron James and the Heat burn for a second chance. Kevin Durant and the Thunder are storming toward their first opportunity. An NBA finals matchup is easy to picture. Durant isn’t looking. “It’s too early for that,” the All-Star game MVP said. “We’re trying to take
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Attica 69, Argonia 48 Axtell 52, St. Xavier 30 Bern 58, Wetmore 44 Bucklin 67, Norwich 53 Dighton 46, Ingalls 36 Hutchinson Central Christian 68, Tescott 47 Moscow 53, Rolla 34 Wallace County 77, Golden Plains 52 Weskan 52, Triplains-Brewster 33 Class 2A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Berean Academy 55, Mission Valley 22 Jackson Heights 57, Immaculata 51 Lincoln 46, Ellsworth 43 Madison 68, Yates Center 22 Class 3A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Caney Valley 52, Erie 41 Central Heights 75, Fredonia 29 Conway Springs 45, Kingman 43 Douglass 59, Chaparral 44 Frontenac 50, Pittsburg Colgan 36 Galena 59, Cherryvale 55, 2OT Garden Plain 52, Belle Plaine 48 Hays-TMP-Marian 62, St. John’s Military 48 Hillsboro 52, Southeast Saline 34 Hoisington 59, Russell 28 Holcomb 74, Phillipsburg 47 Humboldt 47, Eureka 24 Lakin 52, Cimarron 32 Lyons 27, Beloit 25 Maur Hill - Mount Academy 40, Riverside 28 Moundridge 43, Halstead 37 Nemaha Valley 66, Marysville 54 Neodesha 51, West Franklin 48 Norton 62, Southwestern Hts. 52 Osage City 66, St. Mary’s 46 Remington 65, Hutchinson Trinity 27 Riverton 47, South East 40 Rock Creek 64, Rossville 39 Salina Sacred Heart 50, Minneapolis 48 Scott City 70, Goodland 35 Sedgwick 49, Marion 42 Silver Lake 58, Council Grove 43 Wichita Independent 71, Bluestem 44 Class 4A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Parsons 69, Baxter Springs 44
Girls Class 1A Sub-State Tournament Division II First Round Axtell 53, St. Xavier 25 Class 2A State Tournament Quarterfinal Berean Academy 55, Mission Valley 17 Class 2A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Central Plains 61, Medicine Lodge 57, OT Doniphan West 55, Troy 28 Elkhart 59, Johnson-Stanton County 51 Hill City 70, Ellis 57 Immaculata 54, Jackson Heights 36
Jayhawk Linn 30, KC Christian 23 Jefferson North 76, Onaga 11 Kinsley 47, Wichita County 30 Lebo 37, Burlingame 32 Little River 47, Oxford 23 Lyndon 46, Marais des Cygnes Valley 39 Madison 60, Yates Center 33 Meade 51, Syracuse 19 Northern Heights 66, Herington 38 Oakley 56, Plainville 30 Olpe 70, Peabody-Burns 24 Oskaloosa 41, Valley Falls 36 Oswego 61, Marmaton Valley 24 Pleasanton 44, Maranatha Academy 33 Pratt Skyline 44, Inman 34 Rawlins County 39, Oberlin-Decatur 28 Republic County 52, Ell-Saline 47 Smith Center 59, Bennington 24 Sterling 66, Ellinwood 46 Sublette 46, Kiowa County 38 Trego 57, Ness City 54 Wabaunsee 60, Chase County 50 Washington County 87, Solomon 25 Class 3A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Beloit 53, Lyons 43 Rock Creek 39, Rossville 28 Class 4A Sub-State Tournament Quarterfinal Abilene 39, Royal Valley 32 Andale 48, Larned 27 Baldwin 30, DeSoto 29 Bonner Springs 58, Perry-Lecompton 21 Buhler 51, Wichita Trinity 33 Chanute 54, Iola 30 Clay Center 57, Atchison 54 Clearwater 40, Circle 35 Girard 65, Independence 57 Haven 47, Colby 30 Hesston 60, Concordia 22 Holton 50, Hiawatha 5 Hugoton 55, Cheney 47 KC Piper 33, Basehor-Linwood 22 Labette County 51, Columbus 21 Louisburg 43, Fort Scott 40 Maize South 43, Smoky Valley 37 McPherson 74, Nickerson 21 Mulvane 57, Augusta 44 Osawatomie 49, Paola 40 Ottawa 40, Eudora 14 Parsons 54, Baxter Springs 45 Pittsburg 53, Coffeyville 36 Prairie View 58, Anderson County 38 Pratt 53, Ulysses 11 Rose Hill 53, Wichita Collegiate 32 Santa Fe Trail 48, St. James Academy 35 Spring Hill 62, KC Sumner 33 Topeka Hayden 59, KC Bishop Ward 36 Wamego 66, Chapman 21 Wellington 64, El Dorado 33 Class 4A Sub-State Baldwin Girls Monday’s Games Ottawa 40, Eudora 14 Baldwin 30, De Soto 29 Santa Fe Trail 48, St. James 35 Spring Hill 62, KC Sumber 33 Thursday’s Games Santa Fe Trail vs. Spring Hill, 6 p.m. Ottawa vs. Baldwin, 7:30 p.m. Saturday’s Championship Ottawa-Baldwin winner vs. Santa Fe Trail-Spring Hill winner Boys Tuesday’s Games, 7 p.m. No. 8 Santa Fe Trail at No. 1 Ottawa No. 5 Spring Hill at No. 4 Baldwin No. 7 St. James at No. 2 KC Sumner No. 6 Eudora at No. 3 De Soto Class 6A Sub-State Leavenworth Bracket A Boys 7 p.m. Thursday No. 8 Olathe North (4-16) at No. 1 Olathe Northwest (19-1) No. 5 Olathe East (12-8) at No. 4 Lawrence (13-7) Saturday at Leavenworth 5:30 p.m. — Olathe North-Olathe Northwest winner vs. Olathe EastLawrence winner Bracket B Boys 7 p.m. Thursday No. 7 Free State (7-13) at No. 2 Leavenworth (15-5) No. 6 Gardner-Edgerton (12-8) at No. 3 Olathe South (15-5) Saturday at Leavenworth 7:45 p.m. — Free State-Leavenworth winner vs. Gardner-Edgerton-Olathe South winner Girls 7 p.m. Wednesday No. 7 Lawrence (6-14) at No. 2 Olathe South (18-2) No. 6 Olathe North (8-12) at No. 3 Free State (15-5) Friday at Leavenworth 5:30 p.m. — Lawrence-Olathe South winner vs. Olathe North-Free State winner
Monday’s Games N.Y. Rangers 2, New Jersey 0 Nashville 2, Los Angeles 1 Edmonton 5, Winnipeg 3 Colorado 4, Anaheim 1 St. Louis 3, Calgary 1 Tonight’s Games Ottawa at Boston, 6 p.m. Florida at Toronto, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at Washington, 6 p.m. Nashville at Carolina, 6 p.m. Detroit at Columbus, 6 p.m. Montreal at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Los Angeles at Minnesota, 6:30 p.m. Vancouver at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Philadelphia at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.
Monday at Weston, Fla. Team Results 1. North Carolina State 289-287-576, 2. Texas State 299-292-591, 3. Miami 295299-594, 4. South Florida 300-300-600, 5. Southern Mississippi 301-305-606, 8. Kansas 306-308-614. Kansas Individuals T8. T. Boonraksasat 72-76-148, T15. Katy Nugent 78-72-150, T55. Meghan Potee 77-81-158, T55. Audrey Yowell 79-79-158, T71. Nadia Luttner 81-82-163, T74. Gabriella DiMarco 82-83-165.
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