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STUDENTS HEAD HOME WEDNESDAY from Kennedy School Wednesday under the watchful eye of crossing guard Agnes Rinke, who has manned the intersections at both Harper and East 19th Street and at Maple Lane and East 19th Street for 25 years.

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GOP candidates turn attention to Kansas By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — Now with Super Tuesday states in their rear view mirrors, Republican presidential candidates are focusing on the Kansas GOP caucus on Saturday. The stakes are high in the tight race as Kansas Republicans will caucus in 96 locations around the state to vote for their preferred nominee. The results will determine how the Kansas GOP allocates its 40 delegates to the Republican National Convention. On Wednesday, Rick Santorum stopped in Lenexa. At 7:30 p.m. Friday, Ron Paul will be at the Lied Center. Newt Gingrich had initially planned to make

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several appearances in Kansas on Friday and Saturday but then canceled. On Saturday, Paul planned to speak at caucus sites in Johnson County. GOP officials were still awaiting word about whether Mitt Romney would make it to Kansas. In Douglas County, the GOP caucus will be held at Free State High School. Richard Todd, chairman of

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the Douglas County Republican Party, said he was expecting upwards of 2,000 people, including U.S. Rep. Lynn Jenkins, RTopeka, whose district includes the western portion of Douglas County. Statewide, GOP officials said they were hoping for 50,000 to 60,000 Republicans to participate. “I think there are a lot of people interested in getting things moving for Republicans,” Todd

said. “The desire is there; a real sense of urgency in getting something done,” he said. Todd said he hoped the caucus would serve as a springboard to energize the local GOP in races up and down the ballot. Doors to the caucus will open at 8 a.m. At 10 a.m. representatives of each candidate will be allowed to give a speech. Then voting will begin. Todd said the caucus should wrap up around 1 p.m. He said volunteers are still needed to help out. A training session for those who want to volunteer will be held from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday at St. John Catholic Church.

The Topeka Police Cold Case Unit wasn’t sure it had any DNA evidence left in the 1985 unsolved rape of a woman in downtown Topeka. If it had evidence, there would be no guarantee of usable test results. And if it could be tested, there would be a chance the DNA profile wouldn’t match anyone currently entered into CODIS, the national DNA databank. But against Joe Jones those odds, spent seven D e t e c t i v e years in prison Adam Arens- after he was dorf of the wrongfully Topeka Po- convicted. lice Department said on Wednesday that the unit had received a hit in the DNA databank, moving closer to solving the 27-year-old crime. “A person has been identified,” Arensdorf said. “We’re very excited about this.” Police must first retest the suspect’s DNA to verify

— Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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Sleep experts: Prepare for losing an hour with daylight saving time By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

Tick tock. Tick tock. At 2 a.m. Sunday, we will be springing our clocks forward for daylight saving time and losing an hour of the day. Health experts prefer that it’s not sleep. “One of the problems with Americans is that we’re already sleep deprived, and that can be more of a problem when we

shift an hour,” said Bob Whitman, director of Kansas University Hospital’s Sleep Disorders Center. Sleep deprivation can cause fatigue, clumsiness, weight gain or loss, and problems with concentration, among other things. Whitman said the average person needs between seven and nine hours of sleep each night, and those hours can’t be made up.

His advice: Start adjusting today by going to bed and getting up 30 minutes earlier. Additionally, Dr. Lida Osbern, a specialist in pulmonary and sleep medicine at Reed Medical Group in Lawrence, said the time change can throw our circadian rhythm, or internal clocks, off — similar to a mini jet lag. Some suggestions to help re-

trouble adjusting in the past. Both Whitman and Osbern said it may take some Americans up to a week to adjust to the time change, but for the majority set our own clocks:

Get a lot of bright sunshine there won’t be much of a differearly Sunday morning. ence. Most of us, they say, have

 Get some good exercise wacky sleep hours on weekends Sunday but not too close to bed- anyway. time.

Try an over-the-counter — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at supplement called melatonin. 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her She recommends the medicine at Twitter.com/WellCommons. only to people who have had

Theft of rare lorikeet from Lawrence pet store disappoints children By Shaun Hittle sdhittle@ljworld.com

The theft of a rare bird, a lorikeet named Sassy Girl, from Pet World, 711 W. 23rd St., has broken the hearts of at least two area children. “I was just really sad and mad at the same time,” said Ryley Wheat, 9, a third-grader at Quail Run School. Ryley became close to Sassy Girl, who was stolen Feb. 6, during animal camp at the store. She had been pinching pennies and saving up ever since to buy the $900 bird.

“I really wanted to buy that bird,” said Ryley, who had stuffed away $400 doing chores and collecting birthday money. Reagan Garcia, 8, a second-grader at Broken Arrow School, also “fell in love” with Sassy Girl at the camp, said Reagan’s mom, Aimee. “She was devastated,” said Garcia when they saw a post on Facebook about the theft. Bird thefts are rare, said Sherry Emerson, Pet World co-owner, and this was just the second bird theft from the store in 24 years.

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DEATHS JUDITH LACEY A Celebration of Life service for Judith Lacey, Lawrence, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Warren-McElwain Mortuary in Lawrence. She died March 6, 2012 at Kansas City Hospice House in Kansas City, MO. Judith was born on February 7, 1943, in Portland, TN, the daughter of Charles and Lucille (Adcock) Cook. She was raised by John and Lucille Burke. She was a gifted education teacher and summer school principal in the Lawrence school district. She continued her career as a gifted teacher at Oxford Middle School in the Blue Valley school district. She was a founding member of the Kansas Association for Gifted, Talented and Creative (KGTC). Survivors include her mother, Lucille Burke, Mooresville, IN; one daughter, Jessica Lacey Brown, and husband, Frank Brown, Kansas City, MO; two grandchildren, Lauren Brown and

Alexander Brown; one brother, John Burke, Ventura Beach, CA; and three sisters, Lacey Lynda Burke, Kathy Moffat, both of Mooresville, IN, and Barbara Cherry, Pembroke, KY. She was preceded in death by father, Charles Cook and daddy John Burke; two brothers, Gerald Burke, and Kevin Burke; and one sister, Paula Conner. The celebration of her life will be continued at 5 p.m. in the Crystal Ballroom at the Eldridge Hotel on Massachusetts Street in Lawrence, KS. She was loved dearly by her daughter, son-inlaw and grandchildren, who called her Nana. And she will be deeply missed. Flowers can be sent to Warren-McElwain. Online condolences may be sent to www.warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

GLORIA WONG BYERS Gloria Wong Byers died peacefully, in her sleep, 7 March 2012 at Lawrence Presbyterian Manor. She was born 3 December 1926, in Macau, coastal China, daughter of Mr. KC Wong and Mrs. F. K. Wong. Her family included a sister and three brothers. The family moved to Honolulu, Hawaii, where Gloria attended Punahou School (K-12), graduating in 1946. She took nurse training in Philadelphia, and when war began in Korea, 1950, she joined the United States Army Nurse Corps as a Second Lieutenant. Later she was transferred to a hospital near the front line, in Korea, to care for wounded soldiers. Upon completion of her tour of duty in Korea, Gloria was assigned to Walter Reed Army Hospital, Washington, D.C. It was there that she met her future husband, George, who also had recently returned from Army duty in Korea. Months later, they were married, in the Chapel of Walter Reed Army Medical Center, 16 December 1955. When George completed military duty and took a teaching position at the University of Kansas, Gloria served briefly in the hospital at Fort Riley Kansas, retiring as a Captain, A.N.C., then came to

Lawrence. Gloria and George have three sons, Bruce (born 1958), Brian (1964), and Douglas Byers (1965). She was a devoted mother, but when her boys no longer required full-time attention, Gloria served as a part-time nurse with some local doctors and at Lawrence Memorial Hospital. Gloria is survived by her husband, by son Bruce, his wife Cynthia and daughter Tiana, Brian, his wife Dana, son Evan and daughter Emily, and Douglas, his wife Terra and sons George and Isaac, all of Lawrence. Also surviving are her brothers, Richard, wife Evelyn, and Walter, wife Nancy, of Honolulu. Gloria was an enthusiastic fan of K.U. sports, particularly basketball. A private graveside service will be held, the family will welcome friends at a reception Saturday, 10 March, 2-4 p.m. at 2707 Oxford Rd. The family requests no flowers, but contributions in memory of Gloria may be made to a charity of the donor’s choice. Online condolences may be sent to www. warrenmcelwain.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

HAROLD ‘HAL’ LEROY HODGES Harold “Hal” Leroy Hodges, age 73, of Overland Park, Kansas, went home to be with the Lord on March 6th, 2012. Born near Dearing, Kansas, he was the son of Leroy and Pearl Hodges. He graduated from Field Kinley High School in Coffeyville, Kansas, and attended Wichita State University. He married Catherine “Kitty” Hodges in Athens, Greece, where he was stationed with the Air Force. Harold had a long career in the field of technology. For many years he worked in IT at J.F. Pritchard in Kansas City and he retired as the Director of Information Technology for the Lawrence Unified School District. He is survived by his former wife, Catherine Hodges of Athens, Greece; daughter, Renee Hodges, of Overland Park, Kansas; son, Dr. Jason Hodges, M.D., of Lee’s Summit, Missouri; brother, Jack Hodges of Lake Havasu City, Arizona; three grandsons, Stefan Papakostopoulos, Dino Papakostopoulos, and Hayden Hodges. He was

predeceased by his sister, Wilma Gordon of Wilmington, Delaware, and by his brother, Jerry Hodges of Raymond, California. A memorial service will be held on Friday, March 9, 2012, at 7:30 PM at the United Methodist Church of the Resurrection, Wesley Chapel, 13720 Roe Avenue, Leawood, KS, 66224. Memorials, in lieu of flowers, may be made to The Harold L. Hodges Memorial Fund to benefit his grandchildren’s education, c/o Metcalf Bank. Hal was also blessed by the prayer, fellowship, and spiritual support of the Church of the Resurrection Silver Links Ministry; contributions may be made to the church in his name. Fond memories and condolences for the family may be left at www. johnsoncountychapel. com. (Arrangements by D.W. Newcomer’s Sons Johnson County Chapel, 11200 Metcalf Ave, Overland Park, KS 66210. (913) 4511860. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

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the match before they’ll release the name, Arensdorf said. He estimates that could take two to six weeks. Topeka resident Joe Jones, who was wrongfully convicted of the rape and who spent seven years in prison before being exonerated by DNA evidence, said he’s excited he may finally get some closure in the case. “Wow,” said Jones, notified by phone Wednesday of the development. The case has taken many turns over the years. Convicted of rape in 1986 based primarily on eyewitness testimony, Jones persuaded lawyers at the Kansas University Defender Project to take his case. In 1992, lawyers were able to obtain DNA testing, which excluded Jones as the rapist. At the time, Jones was just the seventh person in the country to be exonerated by DNA evidence. Jones was featured in a Journal-World article last year, detailing the struggles and psychological pain caused by his wrongful conviction and incarceration. At the time of that story, the Journal-World discovered that the DNA that freed Jones was sitting in a cooler in California, in the custody of the science firm that helped exonerate Jones. That prompted the Topeka police to reopen the case. In addition to the DNA stored in California, police located further evidence in the Kansas Bureau of Investigation storage vault. It was that evidence the KBI tested, resulting in the match in the DNA databank. The victim in the case, who now lives out of state, said she still believed Jones was her attacker when interviewed for the story last year. But the investigation has helped change her mind, she said. The woman has been in frequent contact with Topeka police and is willing to participate in the investigation. Arensdorf said police are now reinvestigating the crime, as well as the suspect identified by the DNA, and they plan to reinterview witnesses.

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FOURTEEN-MONTH-OLD EDITH MARABLE takes in her surroundings as she is pulled to the park by her mother, Kendra Marable, on Wednesday in east Lawrence. Although cloudy, the rain managed to hold off for most of the day to allow for some sightseeing and play. Get the upcoming forecast on page 10A.

Mobile print shop promotes moveable type By Alex Garrison acgarrison@ljworld.com

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Kyle Durrie likes to think she’s giving people a little bit of new education in a very old subject, one handmade card at a time. Since June, Durrie, a resident of Portland, Ore., has been touring the country in her “type truck,” a truly moveable moveabletype studio made from a gutted 1982 Chevy step van. So far she has reached at least 123 cities. Printing like she does as an artist has been around for centuries, she says, but it’s still relevant — and, almost more significantly, “working with your hands in a nondigital format, it’s increasingly rare, and it’s important,” she said. Parked in front of Wonder Fair, 803 Mass., on Wednesday, Durrie invited folks into the truck to experience firsthand the process of printmaking. She set up one of her two presses — the other is at least 100 years old — with “Ad astra per aspera, Lawrence, Kansas” from woodcut letters and had members of the crowd who participated roll gold ink across them, lay a card on top and roll the press — Reporter Shaun Hittle can be reached over to create a print. at 832-7173. Follow him “I think of the trip as an at Twitter.com/shaunhittle. education opportunity for

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Emerson said the theft occurred during a busy day; she estimates about 50 customers, as well as a tour, were in the store at the time of the crime. She thinks that several thieves were working together, distracting employees. Sassy Girl was housed in an open bird cage with one other bird. An employee noticed the bird missing after a few minutes and called police. The biggest concern right now, Emerson said,

is the bird’s health. Lorikeets, a medium-sized parrot native to southeast Asia and Australia, require a special nectar diet. Regular bird feed will make the bird sick, Emerson said. Emerson said she’s hopeful the bird will be found or returned. It’s such a rare bird, she said, that those in the bird community will be suspicious if someone brings it to a store or tries to sell it. The other bird that was stolen about 10 years ago was left at another pet store, which called Emerson and returned the bird. Ryley is still shaking off the shock of the theft

the community,” she said. “It’s at least a basic education in giving them a feel — a small, firsthand experience.” She travels largely thanks to fundraising from the creative-donations website Kickstarter.com, and finds galleries, universities and print shops to park near. Meredith Moore, coowner of Wonder Fair, said Durrie’s experiment in, as she writes on her blog, “adventures in printing,” should be an inspiration to other artists. “It’s good to see someone do something strange,” Moore said, “and be happy and successful in doing it.” She also agreed with Durrie’s belief that a centuries-old technique can be a part of a new education, and a modern life. “DIY culture is really on the rise, especially for young people — we read books on small, illuminated devices but to do something tangible like printmaking is really cool.” Durrie and the moveable type truck will be at the Spencer Museum of Art, on Kansas University’s campus, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. today. Durrie takes donations and sells handmade prints. — Reporter Alex Garrison can be reached at 832-7261.

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Health policy expert to give talk Sunday Len Nichols, a nationally renowned expert in health care policy, will give the program “Health Care in the 21st Century” at 3 p.m. Sunday at Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. The program is free and open to the public. Nichols is Nichols director of the Center for Health Policy Research and Ethics at George Mason University. He has been involved in health reform debates, policy development and communication for more than 18 years. A panel of local health experts will offer a response to his presentation. Those serving on the panel: Gene Meyer, CEO at Lawrence Memorial Hospital, Dr. Marci Nielsen, executive director of the Patient Centered Primary Care Collaborative in Washington, D.C., Jamie Simpson, professional in disability and public health, and David Johnson, CEO of the Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. Nichols will also deliver a sermon on “Faith and Healing” at Plymouth’s worship services at 9:30 a.m. and 11 a.m. Sunday.

Public invited to interfaith info session Lawrence residents are invited to participate in an informational session at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The event is sponsored by Lawrence’s Institute of Interfaith Dialog, and the focus is on information, and not proselytization, said Peter Steimle, a Mormon bishop who is helping organize the session. A presentation will be given, followed by a question-andanswer session. It is scheduled for 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Mormon church at 1629 W. 19th St.

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RYAN SCHULTEIS, LEFT, AND TAYLOR KIDDER, both Lawrence High School seniors, move one of six new newspaper boxes into a location at school Wednesday. The boxes were donated to the LHS journalism department by the Journal-World circulation department and decorated by students to be used as racks for the school newspaper. This box was decorated as an angler fish from the movie “Finding Nemo” and included LED lights.

Foundation provides record number of grants as need for services grows This year’s largest award went to Health Care Access Clinic, which was given From upgrading cribs $15,000 to expand health services for in child care centers uninsured residents. By Christine Metz

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to providing the backing to bring a traveling Smithsonian exhibit to the Lumberyard Arts Center in Baldwin City, the Douglas County Community Foundation awarded grants to a wide range of causes this year. Grants totaling nearly

$149,000 went to 40 area organizations, which is the highest number of individual grants in the organization’s 12-year history. “We look at the community as a whole and

provide all kinds of funding that makes life better for people that live here. That goes all the way from food assistance to supporting arts and to supporting the local environment,” said Marilyn

Hull, the organization’s program and communications officer. The increase in the number of grants reflects a growing need for social services in the community and a boost in donations to the foundation, Hull said. More than half of the organizations that received grants work Please see GRANTS, page 4A

Experts: Don’t put off planning for end-of-life care By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

While we don’t like to talk about accidents and illness and dying, we need to. In fact, we need to plan for them. That was the message during a program, “Life and Death Decision — Who Decides?” Wednesday afternoon at the United Way building in Lawrence. The program, sponsored by the Kaw Valley Older Women’s League, was attended by about 35 people.

To start the program, a 10-minute video was shown on the famous Terri Schiavo case. It was a seven-year legal battle between Schiavo’s parents, who wanted to keep her alive, and her husband about whether to remove her feeding tube. The battle went to the Supreme Court, and in 2005, the feeding tube was removed. She died 13 days later. The case served as a stark reminder of the possible Please see PLANNING, page 4A

JOIN THE CONVERSATION Families will be sharing their stories about end-of-life care decisions during a free community program from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. April 16 at the Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. One family will talk about the consequences of no planning, while another will talk about having a plan in place. A local doctor also will talk about decision-making. The event is sponsored by he Lawrence-area Coalition to Honor

End-of-Life Choices and Lawrence Memorial Hospital to mark National Healthcare Decision Day. Besides hearing personal stories, participants will learn how to engage family in conversations about health care and preview a segment from the documentary “Consider the Conversation.”

TOPEKA — The impact that a proposed anti-abortion bill would have on the Kansas University Medical Center has become a key issue. State Rep. Sean Gatewood, D-Topeka, who opposes the bill, said Wednesday that if the measure were enacted into law, the KU Medical Center would lose accreditation for its obstetrics/gynecology program. “It would cause them to not be able to train OB/ GYNs anymore,” Gatewood said. House Bill 2598, called the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act, is currently before the House Federal and State Affairs Committee. Abortion opponents are urging passage of the bill, HEALTH which makes numerous changes to state law restricting abortions. One provision of the bill states: “No health care services provided by any state agency, or any employee of a state agency while acting within the scope of such employee’s employment, shall include abortion.” That could cause problems for KU Medical Center’s residents, who are considered state employees, and accreditation of its OB/GYN program. The Accreditation Council for Graduate Medical Education said it doesn’t comment for or against pending legislation on abortion, but in a statement the group presented its policy on accreditation. “No program or resident with a religious or moral objection shall be required Please see ABORTION, page 4A

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Changes to Lone Star Lake Park rules approved By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

Visitors to Lone Star Lake Park can still set off fireworks, but it will cost more to camp there overnight. On Wednesday, the Douglas County Commissioners approved changes to rules and regulation at the park, which is about 12 miles southwest of Lawrence. In August, the County Commission took a closer look at the park’s regulations in the wake of two drownings. A review already under way for regulations for camping, fishing and boating was expanded to include swimming policies. At that time, commissioners balked at staff’s suggestion to ban fireworks, which is allowed in the days surrounding the Fourth of July. County staff said they spend significant time and money monitorA review ing and already un- c l e a n der way for ing up regulations the fireworks. for camping, In the fishing and a m e n d boating was m e n t s a p expanded proved to include Wednesday, fireswimming works policies. w e r e still allowed. But here’s what has changed:

Dogs will be allowed off leash in designated areas. An off-leash dog area is planned for the southern portion of the lake.

All-terrain vehicles will be prohibited on surfaces other than developed roads and developed parking lots.

Swimming at the park will be limited to May 1 through Sept. 15, which coincides with the dates that fishing is prohibited in the designated swimming area.

No swimming will be allowed beneath the docks.

Water skiing is allowed between May 20 and Sept. 15 of each year on Wednesdays through Sundays and from noon to 8 p.m. It will also be allowed on Memorial Day, Fourth of July, Labor Day and other days the county commissioners approve.

Daily camp fees for the park have gone up from $7 to $11 for sites with no electricity and from $12 to $16 for sites with electricity. The rules will go into effect April 1.

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A popular central gathering spot on the Kansas University campus could get a facelift if KU’s Student Senate gives its approval. Libby Johnson, KU’s student body president, is helping to gather support for a plan that would add lighting, seating and bigger, shadier trees to Wescoe Beach, the large concrete area between Wescoe Hall and Jayhawk Boulevard. Today, Johnson said, the area is “mostly a sea of concrete with some potted plants in the middle.” Many KU students use the area as a KANSAS UNIVERSITY place to relax between classes, and several student groups often set up tables to interact with the students walking by. “It’s something that a lot of students have talked to us about, and I think that it will create a significant change for students,” Johnson said. Two Student Senate committees were scheduled to consider on Wednesday night a measure that would contribute $100,000 to the project. The measure would still require approval from the full KU Student Senate. Jack Martin, a KU spokesman, said an additional $100,000 for the project would be matched

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consequences of not planning. Linda Upstill, chairwoman of the Lawrence-area Coalition to Honor End-ofLife Choices, said everyone who is 18 and older should have a Durable Power of Attorney for Health Care, which is a legal document that allows a person to designate someone to make health care decisions during a period of disability or incapacity. “It can be really difficult for families to make the decisions,” she said. “It’s much easier if that person has made the decision about what kind of medical interventions they might want, and it alleviates any guilt from survivors who might wonder if they made the right decision.” Also, everyone needs to decide what type of care they might want. Among the questions to consider:

Do I want to live as long as possible, regardless of the quality of life that I experience?

Do I want to preserve a good quality of life, even if this means that I may not live long? — Reporter Christine Metz can be Some other things to reached at 832-6352. think about:

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to provide training in or to perform induced abortions. Otherwise, access to experience with induced abortion must be part of residency education,” the group stated. Federal and State Affairs Committee Steve Brunk, R-Wichita, said the KU Medical Center issue has been discussed by committee members. He said part of the problem was that KU officials raised the issue after the public hearing on the bill was closed. KU has offered an amendment that would exempt medical residents employed by the KU Medical Center from the prohibition who are being trained “in relevant proce-

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dures for such purposes in facilities that are not owned and operated by any agency or authority of the state of Kansas.” Brunk said he would not offer the amendment but said any other committee member could. And, he said, if the bill were approved in committee and the House without the amendment, it could be changed while in the Senate. He said the committee will vote on the bill today. KU Medical Center issued a statement, saying that it was trying to work with legislators “in an effort to avoid any unintended consequences that could threaten the University of Kansas School of Medicine’s accreditation.” The statement added: “Abortions are not performed at the University of Kansas Hospital, which is the primary site of resi-

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WESCOE BEACH, SEEN ABOVE, MAY GET A FACELIFT if the Kansas University Student Senate gives the project, brought forth by KU student leaders, approval. Plans for the site so far include replacing existing trees with bigger ones and new stone benches. using private funds from the chancellor’s office and the provost’s office. He said the idea was brought up by student leaders in their meetings with the provost and chancellor. Johnson said another $50,000 for the project would come from KU’s Campus Safety Advisory Board. If approved, the plan would remove the potted plants and replace them with bigger trees planted in the ground, along with light poles with LED lights. New stone benches would provide a new seating configuration, said Peg Livingood, a landscape architect with KU’s Design and Construction Management who has worked on the project. The seating today isn’t as conducive for groups, she said. “You really can’t be in a group and sit and discuss

Do I want to be with my loved ones at death?

Do I want to be treated according to my religious beliefs and traditions?

Do I want to make a contribution to medical education and research? Upstill said families should discuss what type of care they want with their families and loved one at least once a year. She said it can bring a lot of peace of mind. According to the Coalition to Honor End-of Life Choices, or CHEC, about 75 percent of the population does not have an end-of-life care plan. Among those attending the program, about 50 percent did not. Eva Edmands, 83, of Lawrence, found that concerning. While she doesn’t have any family members, she has a 40-something friend in Arizona who will make her health care decisions if she is unable to, and she has a trustee at a bank to carry out her financial wishes. She also has made her funeral arrangements. “I can die in peace,” she said. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

dency training for residents at the University of Kansas Medical Center in Kansas City. Accreditation requirements for Obstetrics/Gynecology residencies, however, require that residents gain experience with induced abortion and complications due to abortion, unless they have a religious or moral objection. Consequently, residents in Ob/ Gyn acquire necessary experience in abortion procedures elsewhere in facilities that are not owned or operated by the state of Kansas.” KU Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little, who was at the Capitol to talk with legislators about KU funding on Wednesday, declined to comment on the controversy. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

because it’s very linear,” she said. The project is still preliminary, she said, and could change based on the amount of funding allocated. If funding is approved, the project could be done quickly, Livingood said. “If all the stars align, it could be this summer,” she said. It could take longer, too, she said, depending on how the project is funded.

to meet basic needs of low-income and disabled residents. “The extent of need has grown as a result of the economy. There are more safety net organizations that provide basic needs for things like food, shelter and medical care. And all of those agencies are seeing a rapid increase in demand. We tried as best as we could to fund as many of those as possible because people are hurting in our community,” Hull said. This year’s largest award went to Health Care Access Clinic, which was given $15,000 to expand health services for uninsured residents. The foundation also gave $10,000 to renovate the day center for Family Promise of Lawrence, an organization that provides shelter to homeless families by partnering with religious organizations.

One new project funded this year was a $13,200 donation that went toward replacing cribs in child care centers throughout the community. Many child care centers were faced with the expensive task of buying cribs because of new safety regulations. The organization is also giving $7,000 to the Kansas Humanities Council and the Lumberyard Arts Center to host a Smithsonian traveling exhibit, “The Way We Worked.” The Baldwin City venue was one of six sites in Kansas picked to display the exhibit, which will arrive in spring 2013. The Douglas County Community Foundation was established in 2000 through a $4 million donation from Tensie Oldfather. “Since then, lots of local citizens have added to it, which is really nice. It has given us the flexibility over the years to react to community needs that have changed over time,” Hull said. — Reporter Christine Metz can be reached at 832-6352.

— Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. Follow him at Twitter.com/LJW_KU.

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The city’s wood chip sale will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. April 12 and 13, and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. April 14 (or until supplies are depleted). The wood chip sale is held — rain or shine — at the city’s Wood Recovery and Composting facility, 1420 E. 11th St. Cost is $10 per pickup load; the price will be more for larger trucks. The wood chips are generated by the department from trees that are cut down in the city. The city’s compost sale will be 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 23 and 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 24, also at the composting facility. That sale also will close early if the supply is depleted. Visit LawrenceRecycles. org for more information.

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Summer Shiflett, student, Lawrence “Visual art, like drawing.”

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• Authorities arrested a 23-year-old Leavenworth County man Wednesday morning who was accused of hitting his father in the head with a handgun, Leavenworth County Undersheriff Ron Cranor said. The father, 48, reported the incident occurred at 5:30 a.m. Wednesday after an argument about an altercation the son was involved in earlier in Bonner Springs. The alleged battery occurred at a residence southwest of Basehor on 174th Street just south of U.S. Highway 24-40. Cranor said officers located the son and took him into custody on suspicion of aggravated battery. Prosecutors will review the case to decide on formal charges. • Douglas County Sheriff’s officers arrested a 26-year-old Lawrence man Wednesday morning in east Lawrence after he ran while being served with a warrant. Sgt. Steve Lewis, a sheriff’s spokesman, said the suspect, Darin Robert Curtiss, ran away in the 1800 block of Maple Drive while a deputy attempted to serve him with a warrant related to charges in a March 1 obstruction and habitual violator case. When the man ran, the deputy could not leave a child at the house unattended, so he asked for assistance. Another officer eventually arrested Curtiss about 11:45 a.m. in the 1500 block of Harper Street. He was booked on a new obstruction charge and given notice to appear in court March 21, according to jail records. Curtiss posted $2,500 bond in the old case and $750 in the new one. • A 30-year-old Lawrence man reported someone stole his $6,000 1983 Chevrolet pickup truck that included a red plow while burglarizing a garage in the 2400 block of West 31st Street. The theft occurred between 5 p.m. Feb. 28 and 8 a.m. March 2, according to a police report.

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Michael Cooper, student, Lawrence “Classical music.”

Chelsea Simmons, student, Lawrence “Cubism.”

• An 85-year-old Lawrence woman reported someone stole an antique coin album worth $1,000 plus a $500 stamp collection album and $1,000 women’s sapphire ring in a burglary at her residence that occurred between 6 p.m. and 11:17 p.m. Saturday in the 3000 block of West Ninth Street. • A 37-year-old Lawrence man reported $2,700 worth of jewelry was stolen sometime between Oct. 15 and 11:30 p.m. Saturday from the 2100 block of Maple Lane. The theft was reported Monday.

FIRE CALL • A 49-year-old Lawrence woman was arrested on suspicion of arson in the 1500 block of Lynch Court Wednesday night, according to jail records. As of Wednesday night, she was in custody without bond. Lawrence-Douglas County Fire Medical were called a small fire in the kitchen of an apartment Wednesday afternoon in the 1500 block of Lynch Court, near Seventh and Florida streets. Division Chief Joe Hoelscher said the fire about 4:30 p.m. caused no damage and no injuries. Another small fire caused $2,000 damage to the siding on a house Wednesday morning in the 1500 block of West Third Street. Hoelscher said crews determined leaves outside the front door caught fire about 10:30 a.m. after smoking materials were improperly discarded. No one was injured, and the residents won’t be displaced, he said.

CORRECTIONS An article Wednesday’s incorrectly stated the amount of funding raised by the Lawrence Community Shelter for its new building project. The shelter has raised $3.1 million.

HOSPITAL BIRTHS Jessalyn Cobb and Jordan Dondlinger, Lawrence, a girl, Wednesday. Luis A. Velasquaz and Sandra Patricio, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday. Jason and Leticia Cole, Lawrence, twin girls, Wednesday.

Lawrence woman pleads guilty in Mo. murder By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

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A Lawrence woman pleaded guilty last week and received a 50-year prison sentence for planning the 2009 murder of her former boyfriend in southern Missouri. Annette Cross, 32, was arrested in Lawrence on a warrant in September 2009 and charged with first-degree murder and other charges in the death of her former boyfriend, Andrew Day, 37. Prosecutors in Howell County, Mo., accused Cross of driving her brother, Dale Cross, of Hannibal, Mo., to Day’s home outside Mountain View, Mo., where Dale Cross shot him. They then burned down the residence, and investigators found Day’s body inside. “It was her plan. It was her motive to kill him, and she dragged the other three into it,” said Rizwan Ahad, an assistant Howell County prosecuting attorney. “She and her brother drove to Mountain Valley to kill him.” The Crosses’ mother,

Joann Cross, 55, and Dale Cross’ fiancee, Kristin Smith, 22, both of Hannibal, are serving 11-year and 10-year prison sentences, respectively, after they pleaded to conspiracy for their involvement in buying the gun, Ahad said. Annette Cross pleaded guilty Friday to seconddegree murder, armed criminal action and second-degree arson. A judge sentenced her to serve consecutive 25-year sentences on the murder and armed criminal action counts. She also will concurrently serve seven years in Missouri prison on the arson charge. Ahad said prosecutors made the offer to Annette Cross for the pleas and sentences to match the sentence Dale Cross received about a month ago. A jury convicted him last year of the same three charges. Ahad said Annette Cross is expected to be transferred to custody of the Missouri Department of Corrections soon. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144.

Drug charges dismissed against man Douglas County prosecutors have dismissed drug charges against a 32-yearold Lawrence man. Charges of possession with intent to distribute marijuana, possession of drug paraphernalia and distributing or possessing marijuana as a dealer without a drug tax stamp against James F. Auten were dropped Tuesday. District Attorney Charles Branson said prosecutors dismissed the charges because they now believe there is insufficient evidence to prove Auten intended to possess the marijuana on June 29. They could refile charges later because the case

was dismissed without prejudice. Auten was listed as a Kansas University student at the time of his January arrest. He has been on parole since October 2010 after he was sentenced in 2006 to serve a 65-month prison sentence for entering a plea to aggravated sexual battery, aggravated battery and aggravated assault charges. In that case a female acquaintance alleged he raped her, stole her phone and held her in a bedroom at knifepoint. He also had a case dismissed around the same time after he was accused of calling in a bomb threat at The Granada, 1020 Mass.


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Bipartisan group urges governor to slow down on Medicaid changes By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — A group of veteran legislators on Wednesday crossed political and ideological lines to urge Gov. Sam Brownback to slow down his push to privatize Medicaid. But the Brownback administration rejected the plea. “It would be a costly mistake to postpone making these critical improvements to our system,” said Colyer Lt. Gov. Jeff Colyer. Sen. Dick Kelsey, RGoddard, disagreed. “Medicaid is a massive and complex issue. By rushing through the implementation process, the livelihood of more than 380,000 Kansans who rely on Medicaid services will be threatened,” Kelsey said.

Delaying implementation Kelsey was joined by other Republicans and Democrats in support of a resolution to delay implementation of the Medicaid overhaul from January to July 1, 2013. The six-month delay will give legislators another legislative session to analyze the plan to ensure that providers meet the needs of Medicaid recipients “without causing interruptions or delays in services,” Kelsey said. Brownback, a Republican, has proposed converting the $2.8 billion federally and state-funded

program to a managed care system handled by private insurance companies. Brownback has said the new system, which will be called KanCare, will have incentives to reduce costs and improve the health of those treated. The bipartisan group of legislators said other states, in turning over Medicaid to managed care companies, have experienced major problems, such as providing late payments to health care providers and conflicts over what services and medications are covered. They also said more alarms were raised in Kansas when Blue Cross Blue Shield of Kansas, the state’s largest insurance company, declined to bid on the KanCare contract. Blue Cross said the contract “would have required us to dramatically change our business model to serve new populations in different settings in less than a year.” Twenty-two of the Senate’s 40 members have signed on to the resolution seeking a delay, while about 40 of the 125-member House, or less than one-third, have signed on. Rep. Jerry Henry, DCummings, said more House members will sign up in the coming days.

‘A lot of issues’ Henry said he was concerned how the proposed system would affect rural Kansas, nursing homes and pharmacies. “There are a lot of issues that need to be addressed before this can happen,” he said. Another major issue is including contracts for people with developmen-

tal disabilities. Advocates say the long-term supports needed for people with developmental disabilities don’t fit with a private program to manage health care costs. And they said the governor’s plan doesn’t address the nearly 5,000 people with developmental disabilities on a waiting list to receive assistance in their homes. The resolution also states that a six-month delay would give policymakers time to determine how any U.S. Supreme Court ruling on the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act would impact the implementation of KanCare. But Colyer, Brownback’s point man on Medicaid, said the administration is drawing from the best examples from other states and will be able to avoid problems experienced elsewhere. “We have undertaken this reform slowly but surely,” Colyer said. “Delaying KanCare will only guarantee continued cost increases, put providers at risk of rate cuts, and threaten the quality of care being provided to vulnerable Kansans. The status quo is not serving us well, and delay will not improve the health of anyone,” he added. Colyer, who is a physician, said he will soon announce a KanCare advisory panel whose members will represent mental health, substance abuse, disabilities, doctors, hospitals, pharmacists, seniors, tribal organizations, family members, legislators and consumers. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

KU chancellor: Hundreds could be affected by remedial classes proposal By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — Kansas University Chancellor Bernadette Gray-Little said Wednesday that a proposal by House Speaker Mike O’Neal, R-Hutchinson, to stop state funding of remedial classes at state universities would probably affect a couple of hundred students at KU. Gray-Little said KU offers one remedial class, and it’s in math. “In general, students who are enrolled in that course don’t have a strong academic background,” she said. Her comment came in response to a question during testimony before the Senate Ways and Means higher education budget subcommittee. O’Neal has proposed legislation that would prohibit the use of tax dollars for remedial courses at state universities and cut in half the allowed number of students who are admitted but don’t meet minimum admission standards.

O’Neal has said that students who require remedial course or fall below minimum Gray-Little a d m i s sion standards would be better served going to a community college than risk failing at a regents school. In other testimony to the committee, Gray-Little said KU wants to increase the first-to-second year retention rate of students from 79 percent to 90 percent. She said she wants at least 70 percent of freshmen to have graduated within six years. That rate is now 61 percent. Gray-Little and KU Engineering Dean Stuart Bell told legislators that the recent approval of funds from the Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback for engineering was already paying off. KU’s engineering department saw a 43 percent increase in admissions, they said.

“Young people are saying there is a signal coming from the state,” Bell said. Last year, Brownback signed into law a measure that allows KU, Kansas State and Wichita State each to receive $3.5 million annually from state gambling revenues. The funds, which must be matched by the schools, will be used to beef up engineering programs. Gray-Little said 106 employers came to KU recently to recruit engineers, which was up from 64 employers last year. Gray-Little also voiced support for several other recommendations from Brownback. Those include $3 million in additional funding to recruit world-class professors; a $1.8 million increase for additional student loans at the KU Medical Center; and continuance of the $5 million annual appropriation for the KU Cancer Center. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Va. governor signs ultrasound bill By Bob Lewis Associated Press

RICHMOND, VA. — Abdominal ultrasounds for women seeking abortions in Virginia will become mandatory under a bill signed into law Wednesday by the state’s Republican governor, who had faced a national uproar when earlier versions of the measure had sought to make the exams medically invasive. The law conservative Gov. Bob McDonnell signed requires all Virginia abortion providers to comply starting July 1 or pay a $2,500 fine for each violation. Patients living within 100 miles of the

clinic where the abortion is performed must wait 24 hours after the ultrasound examination before having an abortion. Victims of rape or incest who reported the attacks to police are exempt. Women must be offered the chance to view the ultrasound images but can’t be forced to see them. The measure initially had sought to mandate a vaginally invasive form of an ultrasound, triggering a national uproar that resounded across political talk shows and TV comedy shows. A target of national political columnists, the original measure also was lampooned on “Saturday Night Live” and “The Daily

Show with Jon Stewart.” At issue in the measure promoted by anti-abortion lawmakers was an initial proposal requiring women seeking an abortion to undergo a transvaginal sonogram, in which a wand is inserted in the vagina to yield an image of the fetus. The procedure differs from an abdominal sonogram, in which a wand is rubbed over a woman’s belly. Supporters say the law ensures women are fully informed about the gestational age of their fetuses as they decide whether to abort them. Seven states have laws mandating some form of pre-abortion ultrasound exam.

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FANS LOOK ON AS THE BISHOP SEABURY ACADEMY BOYS BASKETBALL TEAM takes on Ashland High School in the first round of the Class 1A Division I state tournament in Emporia on Wednesday. The Seahawks lost, 51-50, to the Blue Jays. See more about the game in Sports, page 1B.

Photographer discusses work documenting King James Bible By Meagan Thomas mthomas@theworldco.com

Growing up as a loner kid on a farm, Lindsborg resident Jim Richardson had many hobbies. From telescopes to microscopes, he dabbled with science, but his interest in photography is what led him to his career path. “I well remember the day that my picture won blue ribbon at the North Central Kansas State Fair and (received) special praise for framing,” Richardson said. “(The judge) obviously knew a lot about photography as she went on and judged the tomatoes and the quilts.” That judge may not have been an expert, but she was right about one thing: Richardson had a photographer’s eye. Aside from owning Small World Gallery (127 N. Main St., Lindsborg), which Richardson and his wife opened in 2002, he works as a freelance photographer, with one of his prime clients being National Geographic Magazine. One of his more recent projects brought national attention to Baker University, as he photographed the “He” version of the King James Bible, which is a part of Baker’s Quayle Bible Collection. The

I was in love with the idea of looking for images that somehow resonated the pace and the rhythm of the words of the (King James Bible).” — Jim Richardson photographs appeared on the cover of the December 2011 issue of National Geographic. In a presentation at Baker University this week, Richardson related his journey of telling the tale of the 400-year-old King James Bible through pictures. “I was in love with the idea of looking for images that somehow resonated the pace and the rhythm of the words of the (King James Bible),” Richardson said. The author of the article was Adam Nicolson, who came to Richardson with the idea to write a story about the 400th anniversary of the Bible. Richardson said in order to write the article, they would have to make the story cultural and historical and tell about the influence of the King James Bible on our language and how it still was present in

today’s society. Together, the two traveled the world to find people and societies whose principles and beliefs were based on the King James Bible. Their search took them on a journey that included trips to England, Jamaica and New Mexico, where Richardson looked for images to capture the attention of readers and the meaning of the Bible. “One of the main jobs of those pictures on those pages is to make people stop — who thought they didn’t care about this thing at all,” Richardson said. One of the more difficult legs of the journey was to photograph the Bobo Shanti sect of Rastafarians in Kingston, Jamaica. Getting permission to photograph the Bobo Shanti required seven hours of negotiations before the council gave him the OK to take pictures. The entire process took Nicolson and Richardson a year. Richardson said his work with Nicolson was one of his favorite projects he’s done. His opinion on life for anyone interested in working as a photographer is simple. “You’re crazy to want to be a photographer but have at it,” Richardson said.

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Talk of U.S. military in Syria divides Congress By Donna Cassata Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and the nation’s top military leader delivered a sober assessment Wednesday of Syria’s sophisticated air defenses and its extensive stockpile of chemical weapons in a strategic reality check to the demand for U.S. military action to end President Bashar Assad’s deadly crackdown on his people. President Barack Obama’s 2008 rival, Republican Sen. John McCain, has called for the president to launch airstrikes against Assad to force him from power and end the bloodshed. The United Nations estimates that more than 7,500 Syrians have been killed, with hundreds more

fleeing to neighboring nations to avoid the slaughter. A r m y Gen. Martin Dempsey, the chair- Panetta man of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, told the Senate Armed Services Committee that Obama has asked the Pentagon for a preliminary review of military options, such as enforcement of a no-fly zone and humanitarian airlifts. He insisted that the military would be ready if the commander-in-chief made the request. “What are the potential missions, what is the enemy order of battle, what are the enemy’s capabilities or potential enemies? What are the troops we

have available, and how much time. So, mission, enemy, terrain, troops and time. That’s a commander’s estimate,” Dempsey said of the initial step. Panetta said they are waiting on Obama before doing more detailed contingency planning. In Congress, only McCain’s closest Senate colleagues have echoed his plea. War-weary Republicans and Democrats have expressed serious reservations about U.S. military involvement in Syria after more than a decade of war in Iraq and Afghanistan, the divisive political fight last summer over U.S. intervention in Libya, and the possibility of an Israeli attack on Iran. House Speaker John Boehner, R-Ohio, said this week that the situation in

Syria is too muddled and military action would be premature, an opinion shared by many House Republicans who challenged Obama last year for dispatching the military to protect Libyans battling to overthrow Moammar Gadhafi. Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney also said this week that he wasn’t prepared to support military action against Syria. Panetta summed up the situation in stark terms. “The fundamental issue that is before us is whether or not the United States will go in and act unilaterally in that part of the world and engage in another war in the Muslim world unilaterally. Or whether or not we will work with others in determining what action we take,” Panetta said.

Large solar storm racing toward Earth By Seth Borenstein Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Earth’s magnetic field is about to be shaken like a snow globe by the largest solar storm in five years. After hurtling through space for a day and a half, a massive cloud of charged particles is due to arrive early today and could disrupt utility grids, airline flights, satellite networks and GPS services, especially in northern areas. But the same blast could also paint colorful auroras farther from the poles than normal. Scientists say the storm, which started with a massive solar flare earlier in the week, is growing as it races outward from the sun, expanding like a giant soap bubble. When it strikes early today, the particles will be moving at 4 million mph. “It’s hitting us right in

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the nose,” said Joe Kunches, a scientist for the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration in Boulder, Colo. Astronomers say the sun has been relatively quiet for some time. And this storm, while strong, may seem fiercer because Earth has been lulled by several years of weak solar activity. The storm is part of the sun’s normal 11-year cycle, which is supposed to reach peak storminess next year. Solar storms don’t harm people, but they do disrupt technology. And during the last peak around 2002, experts learned that GPS was vulnerable to solar outbursts. Because new technology has flourished since then, scientists could discover that some new systems are also at risk, said Jeffrey Hughes, director of the Center for Integrat-

Hiring grows as companies hit limits with workers

By Martin Crutsinger Associated Press

WASHINGTON — U.S. companies will have to keep hiring steadily to meet their customers’ rising demand. That’s the message that emerged from a report Wednesday that employers are finding it harder to squeeze more output from their existing staff. It also helps explain why ADP, a payroll provider, estimated Wednesday that companies added 216,000 workers last month. Those findings reinforced confidence that 2012 will mark a turning point for the long-suffering job market and the economy. Applications for unemployment benefits have tumbled. Consumer confidence is at its highest point in a year. And the stock market has been on a tear since the year began. Feeding on themselves, those trends tend to fuel further economic growth. The brighter signs come two days before the government will issue the February employment report. It’s expected to show a third straight month of strong hiring. Business executives are sensing the shift. A survey released Wednesday by Duke University’s Fuqua

School of Business found that confidence among U.S. chief financial officers has risen to its highest point in a year. As a result, the survey found that companies expect to increase hiring for full-time jobs by 2.1 percent over the next year, up from 1.5 percent in a survey in December. “This rebound is encouraging because increases in chief financial officer optimism have historically preceded improvements in the overall economy,” said John Graham, a finance professor who directed the survey. The survey was released the same day that the government reported a paltry gain in worker productivity at the end of last year. The 0.9 percent annualized increase was half the growth rate from the July-September quarter. Similarly, for the year, U.S. worker productivity grew at its slowest pace in nearly a quarter of century. Productivity measures output per hour of work. Slower productivity can squeeze corporate profits. But it can lead to more jobs if it shows that companies can’t derive more production from their workers. That often means they must hire to meet customer demand.

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WASHINGTON — His delegate lead growing, Mitt Romney gently nudged his Republican opponents toward the sidelines on Wednesday and said he was on track to wrap up the presidential nomination before the party convention next summer. Rick Santorum and Newt Gingrich paid him no mind, vowing to fight on in a campaign marked by persistent ideological divisions. If anything, the political maneuvering intensified as the marathon pointed toward contests in five states over the next week. Romney’s campaign purchased television advertising time in Alabama according to campaign sources, as it pursued a breakthrough in the party’s Southern base. A Santorum ally urged Gingrich to abandon the race. In response, the former House speaker said he would consider it — if he thought Santorum was sure to beat Romney and then President Barack Obama. “I don’t,” he added. And when Santorum was informed that an aide to Romney had said it would take an act of God for any other candidate to amass a majority of convention delegates, Santorum responded heatedly. “What won’t they resort to, to try to bully their way through this race?” he said in Lenexa, Kan. “If the governor now thinks he’s now ordained by God to win, then let’s just have it out.” One day after Super Tuesday, Romney’s cam-

After Super Tuesday, Romney has 419 delegates overall, more than his three rivals combined. Santorum is second with 178, Gingrich has 107 and Paul has 47. It takes 1,144 to win the nomination. paign circulated a memo making the case that his six victories on a single night had increased his delegate lead to a point that it was increasingly hard for any of his rivals to catch up. And they were hurting the party by continuing to try, it suggested. “As Gov. Romney’s opponents attempt to ignore the basic principles of math, the only person’s odds of winning they are increasing are President Barack Obama’s,” it said. Romney didn’t go that far in an interview, and he stopped short of a flat prediction that he would achieve his goal of a preconvention delegate majority. “We think that will get done before the convention, but one thing I can tell you for sure is there’s not going to be some brokered convention where some new person comes in and becomes the nominee,” he said on CNBC’s “Squawk Box.” ‘‘It’s going to be one of the four people that are still running.” After Super Tuesday, Romney has 419 delegates overall, more than his three rivals combined. Santorum is second with 178, Gingrich has 107 and Paul has 47. It takes 1,144 to win the nomination.


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Dangerous crossing Officials must consider ways to make a Douglas County railroad crossing safer before another tragic accident occurs.

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oo often, it’s tragedy that leads to action, as in the case of 22-year-old Kyle Snyder, who died last year when his truck slid down an icy hill on a gravel road northwest of Lawrence and into a railroad crossing. A BNSF train traveling more than 50 mph smashed into the truck, killing Snyder. His parents, Tom and Laury Snyder, are now enlisting the help of the Douglas County Commission and Perry-Lecompton School Superintendent Dennis Yoder to ask the state for help to make the dangerous railroad crossing on East 950 Road safer. Last month, the Douglas County Commission signed a resolution asking for state money to install a crossing signal, which could cost between $150,000 and $250,000. The Snyders want flashing lights installed at the crossing, which is at the foot of a large hill. The lights could alert motorists when a train is passing. From the north, the railroad tracks and crossing are clearly visible. However, coming from the south, the crossing is at the bottom of a steep hill. Warning signs are a couple of hundred yards away on a flat stretch just ahead of the downward slope. From that point, the railroad tracks are obscured by trees. It’s not until a driver is nearly at the crossing that there is a long view of the tracks. If a signal were installed, drivers could tell whether a train was coming at the flat part of the hill and wait for it to pass before descending to the crossing. Yoder is involved because a 65-passenger Perry-Lecompton school bus regularly passes over the railroad crossing. “It’s hard to see an oncoming train until you are almost to the tracks,” Yoder said. The Kansas Department of Transportation reports fewer than 40 vehicles a day go through the crossing. Only five trains pass through daily. This low traffic doesn’t qualify the crossing for federal funds, and KDOT says crossings with more traffic get higher priority. State money may not be a viable option either. The state budgets only enough money for 1.5 crossings a year. The last and most drastic option is closing the crossing or reducing the grade of the road, officials say. Closing the crossing would add time and distance to the Perry-Lecompton bus routes, Yoder said. There are only three roads crossing the railroad tracks between Lake View Lake and Lecompton; the closest one from East 950 Road is a mile west. It seems unlikely officials will decide to close the crossing. Making it safer will require some tough decisions and probably some public funding. Officials shouldn’t wait for another tragic accident, especially one involving a school bus, to address this situation.

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If you think Rush Limbaugh is fatally wounded, think again. By way of explanation, let me tell you how a certain subset of my readers will react to this column. Experience dictates that once I’ve taken my last swipe at their dear leader, Limbaugh’s followers will well ... rush to fire off angry emails in his defense. They will do this though there is no defense for what he did on

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The problem is not a conservative talk show host, but conservatism itself as presently construed.” his program last week: calling Georgetown University law student Sandra Fluke a “prostitute” and a “slut” after she testified in support of requiring health insurers to pay for women’s contraception. His followers will declare, through some arcane “logic” peculiar to true believers, that “Rush” — it’s always “Rush,” as if they and the multimillionaire talk-show host were in the same bowling league — didn’t say what I thought he said, or didn’t mean what I thought he meant. Point being, he reportedly reaches 15 million people a week who worship him robotically and sycophantically. So it is a fact of life that the advertisers he’s lost as a result of his diarrheic mouth — at least 10 at last count — will soon return, or be replaced.

Which is not to say Limbaugh was not stung by the defections. To the contrary, after several days of doubling down on his coarseness — at one point suggesting women whose contraception is paid for by insurance post sex videos online — he abruptly reversed himself as the advertiser revolt grew. “I sincerely apologize to Ms. Fluke for the insulting word choice,” he said in a statement. The timing suggests he was sincere only in his concern for lost revenue. Two days later, Limbaugh elaborated on the air, saying that in fighting those dreaded liberals, “I became like them against my own instincts, against my own knowledge, against everything I know to be right and wrong, I descended to their level when I used those two words to describe Sandra Fluke.” So even when it’s his fault, it’s not his fault. The liberals made him do it. But repugnant as he is, last week’s attack says less about Limbaugh than about the social and political atmosphere he

has come to symbolize. “Severely conservative,” said Mitt Romney some weeks ago in self-description. He’d been driven to Freudian candor by the need to “outconservative” his opponents and thus, spoke more truly than he perhaps intended. So “severe” are conservatives now that Ronald Reagan would not know them. Nor, given that he raised taxes and was not above compromising with opponents, would they know him. That’s because what now passes for conservatism is less an ideology than an excuse for ideological rigidity, extreme language, shameless (indeed, proud) ignorance and situational ethics wherein the only thing that matters is victory and any tactic — fear, misogyny, bigotry, lies — is acceptable so long as it advances that goal. Spare me the false moral equivalence of noting that liberals are sometimes guilty of the same crimes. Duh. Of course they are. But the frequency and intensity on the left do not begin to compare with that of the right.

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GOP club To the editor: I saw in the Journal-World recently that Derek Schmidt, Kansas attorney general, was here to speak. It was reported he was here to build support for the Republican Party. I found with great interest that he spoke at a local country club. Fred Sack, Lawrence

Education focus To the editor: Recently, there was an article stating perhaps the athletic students should get $2,000 to help them with expenses. Well, my answer to this is “yes” — if they go four years and graduate, but then I go one further. Any student that walks down the hill to get a diploma should get a bonus of $2,000 for the many hours they devoted to education. Then again, I would say that all coaches should get the same salary as a chairman of any department, as all are teachers and should be treated equally. Coaches have people who work for them; department chairmen have people who work for them, and all are educators. Either way you look at it, they are all educators, and how can a university make such a distinction between the two? I watched basketball in Hoch Auditorium and even in Allen Fieldhouse, when the players showed finesse and it was not grab, run, dunk and then pull your shirt half off to show how great you think you are. There are many ex-KU players who loved the game and showed it by their finesse and never beating themselves on the back. They smiled and just felt they did a good job and we appreciated that. This is not just my feeling about sport; it seems to be more of a general feeling that sports have gone so far away from education that it

— Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CST each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.

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is not really university busi- people working on afterbirth abortion. Remember, ness. Think it over. the more people there are in Annie Merriam, the world, the less opportuLawrence nity you have to get everything you deserve in life. And be sure you don’t get To the editor: confused with the natural famThis world has a heavy ily planning movement. These surplus of Muslims, Chris- people do not use pills and have tians and Jews who feel that a 0.2 percent divorce rate, haptheir particular faith has pier marriages, greater satisfacan exclusive franchise on tion in their daily lives, more heaven. That of itself is not a marital relations, deeper intiproblem as long as it remains macy and deeper levels of comas an element of faith. munication, among other unThe difficulty comes when desirable qualities, as found by faith becomes a ruling guide sociologist Dr. Robert Lerner in government such as I am from the University of Chicago. now witnessing within my Talk about stifling! Don’t these Republican Party, where God people know sexual appetites has been telling all too many can’t be restrained or restricted? men that they are destined to Remember, ARTIFICIAL run for president where they hormones. Because we can can bring their strong morals control life! to rule us into becoming a betTerri McLaughlin, ter people. Religion is a toxic Lawrence contaminant within government just as government is a toxic contaminant within religion. Freedom of religion and To the editor: This is in response to Don separation of government and religion are the hallmarks of Collins’ letter in the March the better world which we all 3 Public Forum: I do not expect you to live your life as should be seeking. I live mine. I do not expect Howard Duncan, you to agree with it or even Lecompton remain politely silent about things that are none of your business. What I expect is that you will not pass laws To the editor: inflicting your morality and Coming soon to a pharmacy beliefs on me. to you: free artificial hormones. I would expect that anyone These tiny pills may cause who realizes what our counnausea, headaches, breast tentry was founded to be would derness, weight gain, irregualso understand that. Or do lar bleeding, mood changes, you need a reminder about decreased libido, kidney and what happens when a counliver damage, liver disease, intry is run by religion? creased blood pressure, blood Dan Rathbun, clots, heart attack and stroke, Lawrence especially if you smoke or take other medication, but as long as Letters Policy The Journal-World welcomes letters to you take one at the same time every day, 365 days a year, you the Public Forum. Letters should be 250 will likely be protected from a words or less, be of public interest and should avoid name-calling and libelous language. worse disease: pregnancy. The Journal-World reserves the right to edit If you manage to fall victim letters, as long as viewpoints are not altered. to this dreaded situation, we By submitting letters, you grant the Journalcan get rid of your little mis- World a nonexclusive license to publish, copy take with an abortion. On the and distribute your work, while acknowledgthat you are the author of the work. off chance the abortion fails ing Letters must bear the name, address and or you decide to give birth to telephone number of the writer. Letters may your mistake and then you be submitted by mail to Box 888, Lawrence KS. don’t like it after all, we have 66044 or by email to: letters@ljworld.com

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Think the late Andrew Breitbart sliming Shirley Sherrod. Think James O’Keefe dressing like Superfly in his campaign of video mendacity. Think Fox “News” lying abed with birthers. Think Sarah Palin reading off her palm. Think Herman Cain trying to answer a question on foreign policy. Think Rick Perry trying to remember the third agency. And think a presidential primary that’s raised such a stench many party elders are holding their noses. The GOP has been so overrun by extremists that “moderate” is now an epithet and the moderate Republican Olympia Snowe just ran for the door. Sacking Rush Limbaugh would not fix that. The problem is not a conservative talk show host, but conservatism itself as presently construed. It has become a landfill. Limbaugh is just a seagull circling the top.

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Several local officials were expected to be present for the grand YEARS opening of the new AGO Lawrence facilIN 1987 ity of the Student Loan Marketing Association, or Sallie Mae. The ribbon-cutting ceremonies were to take place at the $4.2 million building on the following morning, with an open house for the public on the following Saturday.

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The Kansas Senate today approved a bill to lower the age of YEARS majority in KanAGO sas from 21 to 18, IN 1972 including a provision that those 18 and older would be permitted to purchase and consume alcoholic beverages. The Senate had amended the bill to include the alcohol provision after the House had passed a version keeping the legal drinking age at 21. Hutchinson had decided to temporariy alter its high school dress code. The ban on beards and sideburns was lifted to allow students and teachers to grow beards for the town’s centennial celebration.

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From the Lawrence Daily Journal-World for March 8, 1912: YEARS “If you think that AGO the phonograph IN 1912 does not have one of the best missions in life then you are very much mistaken for it is now performing a new service, that of taking good music to the country schools. A noteworthy instance of this is at the Bracket School Number 54, where the teacher, Miss Lybarger, has organized two societies and where a phonograph is used as one of the main features. In this way the best music is taken to the pupils.... Each [society] is to give a program every two weeks on Friday afternoon. Roy Webster is president of Society No. 1 and Ernest Kasold is president of No. 2.” — Compiled by Sarah St. John

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Clarinda 53/29

Lincoln 55/23

Grand Island 55/27

Beatrice 52/27

Concordia 54/27

Centerville 50/29

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Sabetha 51/29

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WEATHER HISTORY On March 8, 1995, the blue grass was covered with 6 inches of snow at Jackson, Ky.

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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. Getting Started with Facebook, 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Teen Tech Petting Zoo, 4 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Baker University Community Choir Rehearsal, 6-7:50 p.m., McKibben Recital Hall (Owens Musical Arts Building), 408 Eighth St., Baldwin City. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 7-9 p.m., Java Break, 17 E. Seventh 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. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.

TODAY’S BEST BETS Celebration of Books Published by Humanities, Social Sciences and Arts Faculty in 2011, 4-6 p.m., Hall Center for the Humanities, 900 Sunnyside Ave. COPD – Understanding the Disease, 6:30-7:30 p.m., Lawrence Memorial Hospital, 325 Maine St.

behind Kizer-Cummings Jewelry, Ninth and Vermont streets. Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Shamrock Shuffle, 8 a.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 401 N. Second St. Pancake Feed benefit for the American Red Cross, $5 donation suggested, 9-11 a.m., Meadowlark Estates, 4430 Bauer Farm Drive. Self Defense Class to benefit Willow Domestic Violence Center, 8:309:30 a.m., Title Boxing Club, 1520 Wakarusa. Free First Time Homebuyer Workshop, sponsored by Tenants to Homeowners, 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., United Way Building, 2518 Ridge Court. Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee School’s Out, ThePoker Run, noon, Slow atre’s In: DIY Costumes, Ride Roadhouse, 1350 N. for grades 6 and up, 9 Third St. a.m.-4 p.m., Theatre LawDIY Series: Caring rence, 1501 N.H. for Your Historic Home, FCE program, Loving 1-2:30 p.m., Watkins ComLong Distance: Families munity Museum of History Separated by Distance, 1047 Mass. 9:30-11 a.m., Douglas Kelly Kindscher talk, “ County Extension Office, Bringing Back Wildness 2110 Harper St. and a Green Space to Kansas University Downtown,” 1 p.m., LawArchitecture Lecture rence Percolator, in the Series, Ben Bischoff, alley behind the Lawrence partner, MADE, New York Arts Center. City, 11:30 a.m. Woodruff Youth Ballet CompaAuditorium, Kansas Union, ny’s “Peter Pan,” 2 p.m., 1301 Jayhawk Blvd. Lawrence Arts Center, 940 New Horizons Band N.H. Concert, 4:30 p.m., Magic Tree House AdPresbyterian Manor, 1429 venture for 5-8-year-olds, Kasold Drive. 2 p.m., Lawrence Public Purim celebration, 5:45 Library, 707 Vt. p.m., Lawrence Jewish Ragtime Piano ReCommunity Congregation, hearsal / Jam Session, 917 Highland Drive. 2-4 p.m., Watkins ComEcumenical Lenten munity Museum of History, Taize Service, 6 p.m., 1047 Mass. Good Shepherd Lutheran Americana Music Church, 2211 Inverness Academy Saturday Jam, Drive. 3 p.m., Americana Music Story Slam: “It HapAcademy, 1419 Mass. pened in Kansas,” 7 Kids Can Cook at p.m., Lawrence Arts Cen- Global Cafe!, 3:30-4:30 ter, 940 N.H. p.m., 820 Mass. Youth Ballet CompaYouth Ballet Company’s “Peter Pan,” 7 p.m., ny’s “Peter Pan,” 7 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. N.H. Free Community Yoga Connie Dover, 7:30 Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., p.m., Pavilion at the Lied Breathe Holistic Life CenCenter, 1600 Stewart Ave. ter, 1407 Mass. Music by Dan Bliss, Republican presiden8 p.m., Dynamite Saloon, tial candidate Ron Paul, 721 Mass. 7:30 p.m., Lied Center, Getty Township, 8 1600 Stewart Ave. p.m., Cutter’s SmokeRicky Brothers, 8 p.m., house & Catering, 218 E. Cutter’s Smokehouse & 20th, Eudora. Catering, 218 E. 20th, Eudora.

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JACE FOX, 8, of Larned, shows off a sign featuring his favorite player, Jeff Withey, that he held at the Kansas University vs. University of Missouri men’s basketball game Feb. 25. Sue Kirchgassner, of Larned, submitted the photo.

Red Dog’s Dog Days, 7:30 a.m., parking lot

Lawrence Community Garden Project planning meeting and workday, noon, garden is on Missis-

sippi Street between Ninth and 10th streets. Youth Ballet Company’s “Peter Pan,” 2 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Lawrence Youth Symphony presents Recognition Concert, 2 p.m., Liberty Memorial Central Middle School Auditorium, 1400 Mass. The Spencer Consort, 2:30-4 p.m., Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. “Health Care in the 21st Century,” 3 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Lawrence Children’s Choir Spring Concert, with retirement tribute for director Janeal Krehbiel, 5 p.m., Lawrence High School, 1901 La. Lawrence St. Patrick’s Day Parade Committee Queen Coronation, 6 p.m., the Flamingo, 501 N. Ninth St. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters United for Responsible Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Sixth St. Poker tournament, 7 p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, 410 N. Second St. Smackdown! trivia, 8 p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 N.H. Acoustic Open Mic Night, free entry, sign-up at 9 p.m., The Casbah, 803 Mass.

ONGOING

Watkins Community Museum of History exhibit: “It Happened on Mass Street: 150 Years in Lawrence,” featuring historic photographs and objects illustrating the growth of downtown Lawrence, through end of April; “Knowledge Grows: Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden,” through end of June, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Saturday, 1047 Mass. Freedom’s Frontier exhibit, WednesdaySaturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Sunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnegie Building, 200 W. Ninth St. Lawrence Arts Center exhibits: “Hay Wire”: Hong Chun Zhang Solo Exhibition, through today; “The Articulate Body,” Jennifer Crupi Solo Exhibition, through today; “Directed Visions: KU MFA student work,” through March 14; 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Monday-Saturday, 9 a.m.5 p.m. Sunday, 940 N.H. Lumberyard Arts Center exhibit: Baldwin Elementary School student exhibit, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays through Fridays, 9 a.m. to noon Saturdays, through March 27, 718 High St., Baldwin City.

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KANSAS BASKETBALL

Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

KU-MU could scramble seeding If the Kansas basketball team wins the Big 12 tournament title Saturday in the Sprint Center, it earns its fifth NCAA Tournament No. 1 seed in six years, and nothing is left to chance. But what if Kansas doesn’t win it? More specifically, what if Missouri defeats the Jayhawks in the title game? Does that mean the Tigers get a No. 1 seed and Kansas a No. 2? That’s a tough call, a scenario that could leave supporters on whichever side of the Border War that doesn’t get a top seed feeling cheated. Kentucky and Syracuse will get two of the top seeds, and the next two likely will go to the team with the top resume from the ACC and the Big 12, although if one of the Big Ten’s regular-season tri-champions wins the conference tourney, it looms as a threat to take the last top seed. In an attempt to gain some insight as to how the selection committee would handle the Kansas/Missouri close call in the event the Tigers defeat KU in the conference tourney final, I hopped on conference calls to put the question before committee chairman Jeff Hathaway and then ESPN bracketologist Joe Lunardi. Before hearing that question, Hathaway, former UConn athletic director who succeeded former Kansas AD Lew Perkins in that job, was asked about how much weight the RPI carries. “I think there’s a lot of criteria,” Hathaway said. “And, unfortunately, I think a lot of people go immediately to RPI or go to one or two criteria, when there really is a litany of criteria that we look at.” Such as? “Head-to-head competition, common opponents, road records. As we all know, any coach in any league will tell you it’s difficult to win on the road. Overall strength of schedule. Obviously, we look at competition against top-quality teams. And we all know what the bottom-line premise has been of the committee over the past years, and that is: Who did you play? Where did you play them? And how did you do?” So what would the committee do if Missouri defeated Kansas in the title game? “We would look at Kansas, and we would look at Missouri, and we would look at those other handful of teams that we believe are due consideration for the first line and the second line, and we would compare them all with each other,” Hathaway said. “So it goes back to what I alluded to, and that is head-to-head competition is a factor that’s considered. Common opponents is a factor. Right down the list. We’ll look at the full body of work. One game … one game is not going to determine, be the sole determinant for where they’re going to be seeded.” I asked Lunardi who would be higher on the S-curve if Missouri won a close title game against Kansas. Same question if the Tigers won by double digits.

Bring on Aggies

Charlie Riedel/AP Photo

KANSAS UNIVERSITY GUARD TYSHAWN TAYLOR STANDS AT HALFCOURT of the Sprint Center during a brief shootaround Wednesday in preparation for today’s Big 12 tournament opener against Texas A&M.

‘Different’ men’s team at Sprint By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

KANSAS CITY, MO. — Kansas University’s basketball players on Wednesday returned to the scene of their depressing mid-December loss to mid-major Davidson. The Jayhawks followed a rigorous practice in Allen Fieldhouse with a 35-minute shootaround in Sprint Center, site of today’s 2 p.m. Big 12 tournament quarterfinal

AGGIES ALL AROUND Who: No. 6 seed Kansas (19-11) vs. No. 3 Texas A&M (20-9) When: 7:30 tonight Where: Municipal Auditorium TV: FSN (cable channels 36, 236)

between KU (26-5) and Texas A&M (14-17). “To tell you the truth, I’d not thought about that,” KU junior forward Travis Releford said of the Big 12 tournament being held in the same arena as the 80-74 Davidson downer. “It’s a whole different ballgame, whole different team. We come in with a different mind-set.” Davidson hit 11 of 33 threepointers in handing KU its third loss of the nonconfer-

ence season against seven victories. Since that day, the Jayhawks have rattled off 19 wins in 21 games, won their eighth-straight conference regular-season title and positioned themselves for a possible No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Overall, KU is 13-3 overall in Sprint Center, claiming postseason tourney titles in the downtown K.C. arena in 2008, ’10 and ’11.

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Who: No. 9 seed Texas A&M (1417) vs. No. 1 Kansas (26-5) When: 2 p.m. today Where: Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. TV: ESPN2 (cable ch. Please see KU MEN, page 3B 34, 234)

“I think it’s another chance for us to get better, to gain momentum going into the NCAA Tournament,” Releford said. “The conference tournament is important to us. It shows us what we’re getting better at and what we need to work on.” KU, which has won five of the last six conference tourney crowns, today meets an A&M team that slugged

KU women relish opportunity By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

KANSAS CITY, MO. — There are two ways of looking at the Kansas University women’s basketball team’s position as the No. 6 seed in this week’s Big 12 tournament, which opened Wednesday and continues today at Municipal Auditorium. In the eyes of some, the

Jayhawks, who sit precariously on the bubble for next week’s NCAA Tournament, could have benefited from the chance to pick up an extra victory against a lowerseeded team during Wednesday’s opening round. Don’t put KU coach Bonnie Henrickson in that camp. “I wouldn’t say I’d prefer that,” she said. “I wouldn’t have preferred to lose (Sun-

day at OU) for that to happen.” By topping the Sooners last weekend in Norman, Okla., Henrickson’s Jayhawks earned the No. 6 seed and a first-round bye. Their reward? A date with No. 3 seed Texas A&M at 7:30 tonight at Municipal Auditorium. The Aggies enter the tourney ranked 22nd in the country.

Then again, the opportunity to take on the Aggies presents the Jayhawks (1911 overall, 8-10 Big 12) with their best shot at making one final statement to the tournament selection committee. That’s the way Henrickson prefers to view it. “It’s (a chance to get win) No. 20, it’s a quality Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B

Ashland ends Seabury’s state dream By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Richard Gwin/Journal-World Photo

SEABURY SENIOR THOMAS DIAZ (12) PUTS UP A SHOT against Ashland’s Grant Meininger. Ashland won, 51-50, Please see KEEGAN, page 3B Wednesday in Emporia.

EMPORIA — Seabury Academy’s boys basketball team arrived at White Auditorium Friday afternoon with visions of three wins and a Class 1A Division I state championship. At the state tournament, though, every team has the same three-day agenda. With a 51-50 first-round defeat of the Seahawks, top-seeded Ashland remained undefeated and kept its dream season alive. Seabury (13-11) and its three multi-talented, long and athletic swingmen — senior Georgi Funtarov, sophomore Khadre Lane and senior Thomas Diaz — couldn’t overcome the Blue Jays’ senior trio of Jay Luerman (19 points, 11 rebounds), Giles Fox (14 points) and Chance Stebens (11 points). While Funtarov led all scorers with 22 points and

made a game-best four three-pointers, the Ashland seniors stole the show in the second half. Seabury had built an 11-point lead in the third quarter when Luerman, Fox and Stebens, who don’t know what it feels like to lose as seniors, decided they weren’t interested in experiencing defeat for the first time this season. Ashland (24-0) benefited from Luerman’s ability to slash to the paint, Fox’s brute strength inside and Stebens’ ability to hit key second-half three-pointers. “The better basketball team won it,” Seahawks coach Ashley Battles said. “The team with better players, with guys that’ll move on and do probably bigger, better things didn’t win. But those were really good basketball players — small, western Kansas kids that were willing to do whatever it took.” Seabury had its chances

late. After Seahawks senior guard Garrett Gillett hit two free throws with 1:50 remaining, AHS led 50-45. Ashland had a turnover, and Stebens missed the front end of a one-and-one in the following minute. Then, on one possession, the Seahawks missed three straight shots, grabbing the offensive rebound each time, before Lane finally converted inside and drew a foul with 44 seconds left. AHS led 50-47 after Lane missed his free throw. Forced to foul, the Seahawks put Luerman at the line, and he missed his bonus try with 40 seconds on the clock. Following a timeout by Battles, Ashland denied Funtarov a touch, and senior forward Jesse May hoisted a three-pointer from the left wing that fell short. Leurman went back to the foul line and left the door Please see SEABURY, page 3B


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TODAY • Men’s basketball vs. Texas A&M in Big 12 tournament, Kansas City, Mo., 2 p.m. • Women’s basketball vs. Texas A&M in Big 12 tournament, Kansas City, Mo., 7:30 p.m. FRIDAY • Men’s basketball (if advances) vs. Baylor or K-State in Big 12 tournament, Kansas City, Mo., 6:30 p.m. • Women’s basketball (if advances) in Big 12 tournament, Kansas City, Mo., 2:30 p.m. • Baseball vs. Stony Brook at Minneapolis, 12:15 p.m. • Softball vs. Delaware State at Jacksonville, Fla., 2 p.m. • Women’s tennis vs. Okla., 3 p.m. • Women’s golf at Rio Verde Inv. • Track at NCAA Indoor, Boise, Idaho • Rowing at Oklahoma Invitational • Diving at zone, Iowa City, Iowa

Temple to join Big East Conference NEW YORK (AP) — Nearly a decade after Temple’s moribund football program was pushed out of the Big East, the revitalized Owls are rejoining the conference — and bringing along their potent men’s basketball team. The school will move to the Big East for football next season and all other sports in 2013.

“We didn’t deserve, truthfully, to be in the football competition in those years. But it’s hard to get kicked out,� Lewis Katz, chairman of Temple’s athletic committee, said at a news conference during the Big East men’s basketball tournament Wednesday. “When we started to negotiate to come back in, I thought it

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SURPRISE, ARIZ. (AP) — Jeff Samardzija made a strong opening bid for a spot in the Cubs rotation. He allowed one hit in three scoreless innings Wednesday, and the Chicago Cubs defeated the Kansas City Royals, 6-4. Cubs manager Dale Sveum says Samardzija appears to be on a mission. “He’s 100 percent correct,� said Samardzija, a standout receiver at Notre Dame who chose baseball over the NFL. “I hold a lot of stuff in. I don’t say too much stuff. I have a big chip on my shoulder, especially the older I get and slowly see my football skills diminishing. You’ve got to understand I’ve got to start pitching good.� Samardzija, who has made only five starts in the majors, is trying to earn one of two vacancies in the Cubs’ rotation after going 8-4 with a 2.97 earned-run average in 75 relief appearances last year. He had some ugly ERAs during brief appearances in the majors in 2009 and 2010 before a breakthrough 2011, when he went 8-4 with a 2.97 ERA in 75 relief appearances. “That topic has been a roller coaster,� he said. “There are times I don’t mind it at all. There are times it really cuts to me. I feel like I made that decision based on the right reason, from my heart that’s what I wanted to do was play baseball. I never felt I had to defend myself. The truth is you’ve got to prove to them that it’s the right reason and that’s what I’m trying to do. “I’m trying to be the Cubs pitcher and not the former Notre Dame football player.� Left-hander Jonathan Sanchez, acquired by the Royals from San Francisco in an offseason trade, got little help from his fielders. The Cubs took advantage of three errors, two by third baseman Mike Moustakas, to score four runs in the first off Sanchez. The inning included RBI singles by Bryan LaHair, Jae-Hoon Ha and Darwin Barney. Eric Hosmer and Yuniesky Betancourt had run-producing doubles for the Royals, while Max Ramirez drove in two runs with a ninth inning single. The Cubs had 15 hits. Starlin Castro, Reed Johnson and LaHair each contributed two hits.

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was just a wonderful, wonderful way to remove a blemish on our football program. ... We (now) have a real football program,� he added. “So we think we’re going to give the Big East exactly what they deserve, and really they’ve given us financially the opportunity to run a stable program.� Temple football played in

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FRIDAY • Softball at Stephens Coll., 2 p.m.

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QUARTERBACK PEYTON MANNING, LEFT, SPEAKS DURING A NEWS CONFERENCE as Colts owner Jim Irsay listens Wednesday in Indianapolis. The Colts announced they were releasing Manning.

Bidding begins for ex-Colts QB Manning INDIANAPOLIS — Sent packing by his only NFL team, one he transformed from afterthought to Super Bowl champion, Peyton Manning said goodbye to the Indianapolis Colts with a shaky voice and tear-filled eyes, then got ready to find a new place to play quarterback. At a podium alongside owner Jim Irsay, who cut the injured star Wednesday rather than pay a whopping $28 million bonus due this week, Manning was by turns wistful, nostalgic — he got choked up while praising the Colts’ equipment managers — and forward-looking. The only four-time MVP in NFL history now figures to become as coveted a free agent as the league has ever seen, assuming he can assuage any lingering concerns about the series of neck operations that forced him to miss all of 2011. Arizona, Miami, Seattle, Tennessee, Washington and the New York Jets all have been rumored as possible destinations; Manning’s former offensive coordinator in Indianapolis, Tom Moore, worked for the Jets as a consultant last season. “Nobody loves their job more than I do. Nobody loves playing quarterback more than I do. I still want to play. But there is no other team I wanted to play for,� said Manning, who turns 36 this month. Still, he acknowledged: “We all know that nothing lasts forever. Times change, circumstances change, and that’s the reality of playing in the NFL.� Another reality: Manning should command plenty of offers on the open market. It’s not very often that teams get a crack at a QB who’s thrown for more than 50,000 yards and nearly 400 touchdowns, been picked for 11 Pro Bowls, and been a Super Bowl MVP. Manning’s importance to the Colts’ success was never more apparent than last season, when their record plummeted to 2-14 without him. “I have no idea who wants me, what team wants me, how this process works,� Manning told a group of reporters in South Florida, where he has a home and flew after the news conference. “I don’t know if it’s like college recruiting where you go take visits. I mean, this is all so new to me.� Reports of other clubs’ interest began emerging awhile back, and they’ll only intensify now. Because he was released and went on the

waiver wire Wednesday, Manning is allowed to negotiate and sign with any club immediately; he does not need to wait until the free-agent period that begins next Tuesday and said his agent already was taking calls.

PRO FOOTBALL

NFLPA to probe bounties WASHINGTON — The NFL Players Association will do its own investigation of the New Orleans Saints’ bounty system and asked the league to help set up interviews with the team’s coaches and front-office staff. In a statement released Wednesday, the union vowed to “vigorously protect the rights of all players.�

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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Michigan violations possible ANN ARBOR, MICH. — Michigan’s football program might have violated a secondary NCAA rule. Spokesman Justin Dickens confirmed Wednesday that the school’s compliance department has been notified a rule may have been broken by receiver Roy Roundtree and linebacker Kenny Demens. The two posted messages on their Twitter accounts to congratulate a recruit. Roundtree and Demens tweeted to linebacker Mike McCray of Trotwood-Madison High School in Ohio after the highly touted prospect decided to play for the Wolverines. NCAA rules prohibit messages being sent to recruits through social media from accounts affiliated with someone from the school.

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Oklahoma, 62-53, in Wednesday’s first-round game. KU beat the Aggies, 64-54, on Jan. 23 in Allen Fieldhouse and 66-58 on Feb. 22 in College Station, Texas. Elijah Johnson scored 21 points in the road victory on a night Thomas Robinson had just 10 points and 13 boards. Khris Middleton countered with 23 for the Aggies. In the first game, Robinson scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, while Tyshawn Taylor contributed 17 points for KU. Elston Turner had 24 for the Aggies. “A&M played well against us twice,” Self said. “A&M is finally healthy, and that adds to the equation. They play more like us, primarily all man defense. They run some different sets but certainly things our guys will remember because we played them a couple of weeks ago.” Today’s winner meets the winner of today’s Kansas State-Baylor game at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The final is 5 p.m. Saturday. “We won the league, and the league is more important than the postseason tournament. I don’t care what anybody says. We are going to try to validate our championship. We are going to try to win it,” Self said. “I mean, if you play, you might as well try to win. There is no reason to play unless you play to win. “It will be hard to win three days in a row. We don’t have depth, and we’re

going to have to ride guys hard and play guys a lot of minutes if we are fortunate enough to advance. But it will be good for us. If we are fortunate enough to

advance, we play Baylor/ K-State. That’s a heck of a first two days.” Of course, it’s possible KU, which has won five of the past six conference

tourneys, could play Missouri in the final. The two teams split during the regular season. “We’re just looking forward to taking it game by game and winning it. That’s our main goal,” KU senior Conner Teahan said. “We want to be a one seed (in NCAAs). It’s not like that’s our sole purpose of anything, because we’re taking it one step at a time, but we know to get one step closer to that, we have to win this Big 12 tournament. Honestly, we want to play Missouri again. I would love to, but we’ll see how that works out.” Self said the players are well rested after getting a day off Sunday and having two consecutive days off each of the previous two weeks. He indicated Taylor has been sick this week and Releford has been “nickedup.” Releford said his left foot injury (stress reaction in January) has not been giving him any problems. Taylor and Releford practiced Wednesday. “We’re fine (healthwise),” Self said. Of the possibility of playing three games in three days, Releford said: “It’s not too difficult because we played every team twice. Preparing isn’t as hard as it will be in the NCAA Tournament, because we’ve seen these teams twice before.” “Playing three games in three days is rough. We definitely need to eat right and take care of our bodies,” KU junior Jeff Withey said. “Mentally, it is a lot also. We just have to be thinking that we are going in to win it, and it is going to be tough. But I think that we can do it.”

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“I think if Missouri beats Kansas two out of three, they’re higher,” Lunardi said. Even though Kansas finished two games ahead of Missouri in the regular season? “It’s definitely a factor,” Lunardi said. “You know, that’s a big win. That’s a big win, and they would have a bigger win in the semis than Kansas would have.” He didn’t close the door on the possibility of KU’s No. 1 seed surviving a close loss. “I’ll be honest, I only look at it side-by-side after it happens, so it could be that you’re right,” he said. “It could be that Kansas stays ahead of Missouri if Missouri wins a close game, like the other two have been. If (the Tigers) beat them by double-digits in Kansas City, that’s got to count for something. Why play the game then?” Easy. To make money. It seems the best way to make the call, in order to preserve the value of the regular season would be to give Kansas the nod in the event of a close outcome and push Missouri ahead only in the event of a convincing title-game victory. Then again, it’s entirely possible Iowa State wins the Big 12 tournament title, even though it would have to go through Missouri and Kansas to do it.

against a high RPI and a ranked team on a neutral floor, so another great opportunity has arisen,” she said. In order to turn that opportunity into something more, Henrickson said her team had to understand how important each postseason possession could be. “We’ve gotta take care of the ball,” Henrickson said. In two games against A&M this season — both 11-point losses — the Jayhawks turned it over 23 and 20 times. Not only

did the turnovers lead to empty possessions for the Jayhawks, but they often led to easy layups for the Aggies as well. “There is no scout-team defense for that,” Henrickson said. “They’re gonna make those.” One other major difference for the Jayhawks this time around is that they’ll be playing without junior Carolyn Davis, an All-Big 12 first-team selection who was injured in mid-February and will miss the rest of the season. In upperclassmen Adaora Elonu (6-1 senior) and Kelsey Bone (6-4 junior), the Aggies (20-9, 11-7) enjoy an advantage in the post on most nights. With Davis out of the lineup, KU’s performance in the

paint on both ends of the floor will take on greater importance in a game the Jayhawks are treating as a do-or-die scenario. “I think we have to win this one,” senior Aishah Sutherland said. “It’s a real important game.” Added Henrickson: “Our mind-set is to go in there determined to beat Texas A&M and take control of our situation. We’ve done a lot of good things to build a résumé, but I think the most important thing is for us to go beat Texas A&M. And then if you’re gonna win one, you might as well win two.” Kansas has lost 10 straight to A&M overall, and the teams have never met in the Big 12 tournament.

TEXAS A&M (14-17) KANSAS (26-5) F — David Loubeau F — Thomas Robinson (6-8) (6-10) F — Travis Releford (6-6) F — Khris Middleton C — Jeff Withey (7-0) (6-7) G — Tyshawn Taylor C — Keith Davis (6-10) (6-3) G — Dash Harris (6-1) G — Elijah Johnson G — Elston Turner (6-5) (6-4) Tipoff: 2 p.m. today, Sprint Center, Kansas City, Mo. TV: ESPN2 (Knology Cable channels 34, 234).

Rosters TEXAS A&M 2 — Naji Hibbert, 6-5 ,192, Jr., G, Baltimore. 4 — Keith Davis, 6-10, 231, Soph., C, Dallas. 5 — Dash Harris, 6-1, 171, Sr., G, Los Angeles. 10 — David Loubeau, 6-8, 234, Sr., F, Miami, Fla. 12 — Blake McDonald, 5-11, 171, Soph., G, Spring, Texas. 13 — Jordan Green, 6-4, 181, Fr., G, Flower Mound, Texas. 20 — Daniel Alexander, 6-9, 212, Fr., F, Austin, Texas. 22 — Khris Middleton, 6-7, 217, Jr., F, North Charleston, S.C. 23 — Zach Kinsley, 6-5, 208, Sr., G/F, Baton Rouge, La 24 — Alex Baird, 6-1, 171, Sr., G, Flower Mound, Texas. 31 — Elston Turner, 6-5, 211, Jr., G, Sacramento, Calif. 32 — Kourtney Roberson, 6-9, 237, Soph., F, Arcadia, La. 33 — Grant Jolly, 6-7, 213, Fr., F, Southlake, Texas. 35 — Ray Turner, 6-9, 232, Jr., F, Houston. 42 — Jarod Jahns, 6-6, 195, Sr., F, Spring, Texas. Head coach: Billy Kennedy. Assistants: Kyle Keller, Glynn Cyprien, John Reese.

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open for Seabury once more, missing his only attempt of a one-and-one opportunity. Lane grabbed the defensive board and went the length of the floor, looking for contact on a layup. The off-balance attempt was off the mark, though, and Fox grabbed the rebound. He finally sealed the victory for AHS with a free throw at the six-second mark. Funtarov drilled his fourth three-pointer of the afternoon just before time expired, but it left Seabury one point shy. The 6-foot-7 forward from Bulgaria said the Se-

KANSAS 0 — Thomas Robinson, 6-10, 237, Jr., F, Washington, D.C. 1 — Naadir Tharpe, 5-11, 170, Fr., G, Worcester, Mass. 2 — Conner Teahan, 6-6, 212, Sr., G, Leawood. 4 — Justin Wesley, 6-9, 220, Soph., F, Fort Worth, Texas. 5 — Jeff Withey, 7-0, 235, Jr., C, San Diego. 10 — Tyshawn Taylor, 6-3, 185, Sr., G, Hoboken, N.J. 15 — Elijah Johnson, 6-4, 193, Jr., G, Las Vegas. 20 — Niko Roberts, 5-11, 175, Soph., G, Huntington, N.Y. 21 — Christian Garrett, 6-3, 170, Fr., G, Los Angeles. 22 — Merv Lindsay, 6-7, 195, Fr., G, Moreno Valley, Calif. 23 — Ben McLemore, 6-5, 185, Fr., G, St. Louis. 24 — Travis Releford, 6-6, 207, Jr., G, Kansas City, Mo. 25 — Jordan Juenemann, 6-3, 195, Sr., G, Hays. 31 — Jamari Traylor, 6-8, 215, Fr., F, Chicago. 40 — Kevin Young, 6-8, 185, Jr., F, Perris, Calif. Head coach: Bill Self. Assistants: Joe Dooley, Danny Manning, Kurtis Townsend.

BOX SCORE SEABURY (50) Jesse May 4-6 0-0 9, Khadre Lane 4-14 1-2 11, Garrett Gillett 1-4 3-4 5, Thomas Diaz 1-7 0-0 3, Georgi Funtarov 8-17 2-3 22, Marcus Allen 0-0 0-0 0, Fischer Almanza 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 18-48 6-9 50. ASHLAND (51) Jay Luerman 8-14 2-5 19, Giles Fox 5-8 4-6 14, Grant Meininger 0-2 0-0 0, Chance Stebens 4-9 0-1 11, Austin Stebens 2-5 2-2 7, Alex Torrez 0-3 0-0 0, Josh McKinney 0-0 0-0 0, Kolton Meade 0-0 0-0 0, Jerald Callahan 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 19-41 8-14 51. Seabury 10 20 9 11 — 50 Ashland 12 11 19 9 — 51 Three-point goals: SA 8-18 (Funtarov 4, Lane 2, May, Diaz); AHS 5-17 (C. Stebens 3, Luerman, A. Stebens). Fouled out: SA, Gillett; AHS, A. Stebens. Technical foul: SA bench. Turnovers: SA 9, AHS 10.

ahawks knew Ashland’s strengths coming into state, but they had trouble stopping them in the second half. With the excitement of the Blue Jays’ third-quarter run, the No. 1 seed had all the momentum.

A three-pointer by Lane, who finished with 11 points and eight rebounds, put Seabury up 39-28 in the third quarter. However, Ashland scored the next 16 points, with scores from Chance Stebens, Fox, Luerman and Austin Stebens. Lane said the Seahawks failed to execute in the second half of their season-ending loss, and that fueled Ashland’s gamechanging run. “You kind of have to expect it,” Lane said of the Blue Jays’ comeback. “They’re 23-0 for a reason. They’re not gonna just fold.” Battles said he was proud of his guys. “People villainize us because we do have some players,” he said. “At the end of the day, man, these are great kids.”

KU baseball falls to North Dakota By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Kansas University baseball coach Ritch Price was in no mood to sugar coat Wednesday’s 12-9 loss to visiting North Dakota at Hoglund Ballpark. “There’s no doubt about it,” Price said. “That’s a devastating loss for us.” It wasn’t just that the Jayhawks (6-6) lost, it was the way it happened. After scoring multiple runs in the bottom of the first for the second straight day, it looked as if the Jayhawks might be

headed for an easy victory. Junior catcher Alex DeLeon ripped a three-run double in the first to give KU a 3-0 lead, but the lead was short-lived. In the top of the third, UND scored five runs on just two hits. “It seemed like one walk after another set the tone for their five-run inning,” Price said. “Way too many free passes allowed them to put up that crooked number.” KU pitchers walked four and hit one in the third inning. North Dakota (1-5) added two more in

the fourth and opened an 8-3 lead. The Jayhawks kept fighting. Freshman outfielder Connor McKay launched a solo home run in the bottom of the fourth to give KU life, and freshman Michael Suiter homered for the second day in a row in the fifth to pull KU within a run. “When you’re down in that big of a hole, you need someone to put a good swing on a ball for you to put up a crooked number,” Price said. “To have a freshman do it was a big momentum-builder.” McKay struck again in

the bottom of the seventh with an RBI single that scored Suiter, and Chris Manship followed with a bases-loaded walk that plated Jake Marasco. The tworun seventh gave KU the lead, but UND scored four in the top of the ninth off of KU closer Tanner Poppe, who was working his fourth game in five days for the first time in his career. North Dakota 015 200 004 — 12 15 0 Kansas 300 130 200 — 9 8 0 W — Brock Johnson, 1-0. L — Tanner Poppe, 0-2 2B — P. Getchell (1), T. Follis (3), UND; A. DeLeon (3), KU. 3B — M. Bearmon (1), UND. HR — K. Bolander (2), UND; M. Suiter (2); C. McKay (2), KU.

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MU guard adds fuel to rivalry (Stewart, former MU coach) in him. There’s nothing wrong with that,” Self said after Wednesday’s short practice in Sprint Center. “Everybody loves and respects Norm, especially after Norm retired,” the coach added with a laugh. “That’s one thing that does kind of crack me up. There’s been so many things that have been said innocently that aren’t stories that people can take the ball and run with because they are leaving (for SEC). I’ve not followed what everybody is saying. That’s a pretty good quote by Kim.” Self said earlier in the week that “Kansas City is more of a K-State, KU town than it is a Missouri town, at least the way we see it.” On Wednesday, Self said: “I actually had people do some research. If you add K-State and KU alums that have graduated and alums that did not graduate but at least went to school there for a brief period of time, they’re not close,” he said of fans of the three schools that live in K.C. “I don’t know what I said that is even remotely controversial. I always thought controversial statements were things that could be taken one way or another. To me, if it’s fact, I don’t see what’s controversial.”

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KANSAS CITY, MO. — Outspoken Missouri guard Kim English figures to hear some jeers from Kansas University fans if the rival teams advance to Saturday’s Big 12 tournament finals. Check out his comments in Wednesday’s Columbia Missourian that have made their way to various Internet message boards: “I respect Kansas basketball to the fullest. I respect their players. I respect their coaches big time. I just hate their fans,” English, a 6-6 senior from Baltimore, said. “Their fans kind of have a false sense of security about what Kansas basketball is. It’s not Kentucky. It’s not UCLA.” He sees it as KU has three national titles, not five. “If they want to count championships from 1922 and ’23, then that’s fine,” he told the paper, referring to Helms Foundation titles. English on Wednesday jokingly thanked KU and Kansas State fans for spending money in the state of Missouri while attending the 2012 Big 12 tournament. He also referred to K.C. as “our town.” KU coach Bill Self was not bothered by English’s comments. “He’s got a little Norm

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How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Okla. City Did not play (coach’s decision). Darrell Arthur, Memphis Did not play (out for season). Mario Chalmers, Miami Pts: 5. FGs: 1-5. FTs: 3-3. Nick Collison, Okla. City Pts: 0. FGs: 0-2. FTs: 0-0. Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 27. FGs: 11-21. FTs: 3-4. Xavier Henry, New Orleans Pts: 2. FGs: 1-1. FTs: 0-0. Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta Pts: 5. FGs: 2-4. FTs: 0-0. Marcus Morris, Houston Pts: 1. FGs: 0-1. FTs: 1-2. Markieff Morris, Phoenix Pts: 1. FGs: 0-1. FTs: 1-2. Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 16. FGs: 5-13. FTs: 6-8. Brandon Rush, Golden State Pts: 11. FGs: 5-10. FTs: 0-0. Josh Selby, Memphis Pts: 0. FGs: 0-2. FTs: 0-0.

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76ers 103, Celtics 71 PHILADELPHIA — Evan Turner scored a careerbest 26 points, helping Philadelphia rout Boston. Before tipoff, Turner denied a radio report that a mystery problem was causing his inconsistent play. Then Turner went out and proved he’s just fine. He shot 11-of-19 and grabbed nine rebounds. BOSTON (71) Pierce 5-13 6-8 16, Bass 5-15 2-2 12, Garnett 4-11 0-0 8, Rondo 2-6 1-2 5, R.Allen 0-5 2-2 2, Wilcox 1-3 0-0 2, Pietrus 0-1 0-0 0, Dooling 1-3 0-0 2, Bradley 2-3 2-2 6, Stiemsma 2-5 0-0 4, Pavlovic 1-3 0-0 2, Johnson 4-8 2-2 10, Daniels 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 28-80 15-18 71. PHILADELPHIA (103) Iguodala 5-11 0-0 10, Brand 8-10 2-2 18, Battie 0-2 0-0 0, Holiday 4-11 0-0 10, Turner 11-19 3-4 26, Vucevic 7-15 0-0 14, Williams 4-11 5-7 15, Meeks 2-4 0-0 5, L.Allen 1-2 0-0 2, Brackins 1-3 0-0 2, Nocioni 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 43-89 11-15 103. Boston 17 16 20 18— 71 Philadelphia 33 22 25 23—103 3-Point Goals-Boston 0-8 (Dooling 0-1, Pavlovic 0-1, Daniels 0-1, R.Allen 0-2, Pierce 0-3), Philadelphia 6-17 (Holiday 2-4, Williams 2-5, Meeks 1-2, Turner 1-3, Brackins 0-1, Iguodala 0-1, Vucevic 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Boston 46 (Garnett, Johnson 5), Philadelphia 59 (Vucevic 12). Assists-Boston 16 (Rondo 8), Philadelphia 24 (Iguodala 8). Total Fouls-Boston 14, Philadelphia 13. A-18,508 (20,318).

Jazz 99, Bobcats 93 CHARLOTTE, N.C. — Al Jefferson had 31 points and nine rebounds as Utah defeated Charlotte. The Jazz controlled the paint, where they outscored the Bobcats 54-36 and outrebounded them 43-34. UTAH (99) Howard 4-10 4-4 12, Millsap 7-15 2-2 16, Jefferson 11-19 9-10 31, Harris 3-7 2-2 9, Bell 2-4 0-0 4, Hayward 3-9 2-3 8, Favors 7-10 0-1 14, Miles 0-3 0-0 0, Kanter 1-4 1-2 3, Watson 0-3 0-0 0, Burks 1-3 0-0 2, Tinsley 0-0 0-0 0, Evans 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-87 20-24 99. CHARLOTTE (93) Maggette 6-12 13-14 25, White 1-5 0-0 2, Biyombo 1-4 0-4 2, Augustin 3-7 1-1 8, Henderson 3-6 2-4 8, Walker 7-12 4-5 19, Najera 0-4 0-0 0, Williams 1-1 1-2 4, Mullens 8-15 0-0 16, Brown 2-2 5-7 9. Totals 32-68 26-37 93. Utah 22 29 29 19—99 Charlotte 21 26 17 29—93 3-Point Goals-Utah 1-7 (Harris 1-3, Howard 0-1, Hayward 0-3), Charlotte 3-7 (Williams 1-1, Walker 1-2, Augustin 1-3, Maggette 0-1). Fouled Out-Biyombo. Rebounds-Utah 53 (Jefferson 9), Charlotte 46 (Biyombo 9). Assists-Utah 23 (Jefferson, Watson 5), Charlotte 24 (Augustin 8). Total Fouls-Utah 27, Charlotte 21. Technicals-Utah defensive three second. A-10,891 (19,077).

Wizards 106, Lakers 101 WASHINGTON — Roger Mason led a spirited fourth-quarter comeback with nine points in the period, Kobe Bryant lost his shooting touch down the stretch, and Washing-

ton rallied from a 21-point, third-quarter deficit. L.A. LAKERS (101) World Peace 1-6 0-0 3, Gasol 6-11 7-11 19, Bynum 6-8 7-9 19, Fisher 2-6 4-5 9, Bryant 9-31 9-9 30, Blake 0-2 0-0 0, Murphy 1-3 0-0 3, Barnes 3-7 0-0 7, Goudelock 2-5 0-0 5, McRoberts 2-2 2-3 6. Totals 32-81 29-37 101. WASHINGTON (106) Singleton 1-3 0-0 3, Booker 7-9 3-7 18, McGee 6-10 0-0 12, Wall 1-8 2-4 4, Crawford 6-19 2-2 14, Young 7-19 4-4 19, Seraphin 7-8 0-0 14, Blatche 2-3 0-0 4, Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Mack 1-4 2-2 4, Mason 5-8 0-0 14. Totals 43-92 13-19 106. L.A. Lakers 29 35 19 18—101 Washington 21 28 32 25—106 3-Point Goals-L.A. Lakers 8-21 (Bryant 3-9, Murphy 1-1, Goudelock 1-1, Fisher 1-2, Barnes 1-3, World Peace 1-4, Blake 0-1), Washington 7-26 (Mason 4-7, Booker 1-1, Singleton 1-2, Young 1-9, Mack 0-1, Crawford 0-6). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Lakers 56 (Gasol 15), Washington 56 (Booker 17). Assists-L.A. Lakers 21 (Blake 7), Washington 24 (Wall 9). Total FoulsL.A. Lakers 16, Washington 24. A-20,282 (20,278).

Raptors 116, Rockets 98 TORONTO — DeMar DeRozan scored 23 points as Toronto beat Houston. HOUSTON (98) Parsons 6-9 6-8 19, Scola 2-8 5-6 9, Dalembert 5-9 4-6 14, Lowry 4-8 7-7 16, Martin 1-7 5-5 7, Patterson 5-11 3-4 13, Lee 1-6 0-0 3, Dragic 4-7 6-6 14, Williams 1-4 0-0 2, Morris 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 29-70 37-44 98. TORONTO (116) J.Johnson 3-3 4-6 10, A.Johnson 7-10 0-0 14, Gray 3-3 1-2 7, Calderon 7-11 2-2 17, DeRozan 8-16 7-8 23, Kleiza 8-13 0-0 19, Davis 2-3 2-2 6, Barbosa 6-13 2-2 15, Bayless 1-3 2-2 5, Magloire 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 45-76 20-24 116. Houston 28 18 30 22— 98 Toronto 28 30 24 34—116 3-Point Goals-Houston 3-11 (Parsons 1-1, Lowry 1-1, Lee 1-5, Dragic 0-1, Martin 0-3), Toronto 6-12 (Kleiza 3-4, Bayless 1-1, Barbosa 1-3, Calderon 1-3, DeRozan 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Houston 41 (Patterson, Scola, Dalembert 6), Toronto 42 (A.Johnson 8). Assists-Houston 15 (Lowry 4), Toronto 31 (Calderon 12). Total Fouls-Houston 20, Toronto 32. Technicals-Lowry, Houston defensive three second, Toronto defensive three second. A-14,597 (19,800).

Heat 89, Hawks 86 MIAMI — LeBron James had 31 points and 11 rebounds, and Dwyane Wade added 18 points and set up Udonis Haslem for an alley-oop dunk with 12 seconds left. ATLANTA (86) Williams 2-5 2-2 7, Smith 9-22 4-4 23, Pachulia 4-9 1-2 9, Teague 8-12 0-0 16, Hinrich 2-4 0-0 5, Pargo 3-5 1-1 9, Stackhouse 4-8 0-0 10, I.Johnson 1-4 0-0 2, Radmanovic 2-7 0-0 5, Dampier 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 35-76 8-9 86. MIAMI (89) James 12-20 7-10 31, Bosh 3-14 3-4 9, Anthony 3-3 0-0 6, Chalmers 1-5 3-3 5, Wade 7-17 4-6 18, Haslem 4-6 0-0 8, Battier 1-4 0-0 2, Miller 2-5 0-0 4, Cole 1-4 2-2 4, Pittman 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 35-80 19-25 89. Atlanta 22 23 23 18—86 Miami 25 18 25 21—89 3-Point Goals-Atlanta 8-23 (Pargo 2-3, Stackhouse 2-4, Williams 1-2, Hinrich 1-3, Radmanovic 1-4, Smith 1-4, Teague 0-3), Miami 0-10 (Battier 0-1, Cole 0-1, Chalmers 0-2, Miller 0-3, James 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Atlanta 43 (Pachulia 10), Miami 50 (James 11).

Assists-Atlanta 14 (Pachulia, Pargo 3), Miami 16 (Wade 6). Total Fouls-Atlanta 22, Miami 12. Technicals-Pachulia. A-20,018 (19,600).

T’wolves 106, Blazers 94 MINNEAPOLIS — Wes Johnson scored 19 points to back Kevin Love’s 29 points and 16 rebounds. PORTLAND (94) Wallace 6-12 0-0 13, Aldridge 10-18 2-3 22, Camby 1-3 0-0 2, Felton 11-18 0-0 23, Batum 4-10 0-0 9, Matthews 6-12 1-1 13, Przybilla 0-0 0-0 0, Crawford 3-13 0-0 6, E.Williams 1-3 0-0 2, Thomas 2-4 0-0 4, Babbitt 0-0 0-0 0, N.Smith 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 44-93 3-4 94. MINNESOTA (106) W.Johnson 8-11 0-0 19, Love 9-17 8-11 29, Milicic 0-3 0-2 0, Rubio 3-8 1-2 8, Ridnour 8-16 3-3 22, D.Williams 4-12 1-2 9, Barea 1-5 2-2 4, Webster 2-3 4-4 10, Beasley 2-3 0-0 5, Ellington 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-78 19-26 106. Portland 31 23 18 22— 94 Minnesota 37 24 20 25—106 3-Point Goals-Portland 3-23 (Wallace 1-2, Felton 1-4, Batum 1-4, E.Williams 0-2, Matthews 0-5, Crawford 0-6), Minnesota 13-23 (W.Johnson 3-4, Love 3-5, Ridnour 3-6, Webster 2-2, Rubio 1-1, Beasley 1-2, Barea 0-1, D.Williams 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Portland 44 (Wallace 9), Minnesota 54 (Love 16). Assists-Portland 27 (Wallace, Felton 9), Minnesota 23 (Barea 7). Total FoulsPortland 23, Minnesota 12. TechnicalsMatthews. A-17,118 (19,356).

Harden 8-12 10-11 30, Hayward 0-0 0-0 0, Mohammed 0-1 0-0 0, Ivey 0-4 0-0 0, Jackson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 40-91 27-32 115. Phoenix 34 30 24 16—104 Oklahoma City 25 33 26 31—115 3-Point Goals-Phoenix 3-19 (Frye 2-4, Dudley 1-5, Nash 0-1, Telfair 0-1, Hill 0-1, Brown 0-3, Redd 0-4), Oklahoma City 8-26 (Harden 4-7, Westbrook 3-6, Durant 1-5, Ivey 0-4, Cook 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Phoenix 57 (Gortat, Dudley 11), Oklahoma City 54 (Ibaka 20). Assists-Phoenix 28 (Nash 13), Oklahoma City 18 (Westbrook 10). Total Fouls-Phoenix 23, Oklahoma City 24. Technicals-Hill, Westbrook. A-18,203 (18,203).

Nets 101, Clippers 100 NEWARK, N.J. — Jordan Farmar hit a three-pointer from the right wing with 0.2 seconds left. L.A. CLIPPERS (100) Butler 1-6 0-0 2, Griffin 9-15 10-17 28, Jordan 1-2 0-0 2, Paul 7-11 5-5 22, Foye 8-18 3-3 24, Martin 2-6 1-2 5, M.Williams 4-12 0-0 9, Simmons 1-2 0-0 3, Evans 0-1 0-0 0, Bledsoe 2-3 0-0 5. Totals 35-76 19-27 100. NEW JERSEY (101) Stevenson 0-1 0-0 0, Humphries 3-11 6-6 12, She.Williams 3-4 9-11 15, D.Williams 7-17 5-7 21, Brooks 8-13 0-0 19, Farmar 6-11 1-2 16, Petro 1-5 0-0 2, Green 1-2 0-0 2, Morrow 4-8 4-5 14, Gaines 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-72 25-31 101. L.A. Clippers 22 23 26 29—100 New Jersey 27 30 23 21—101 3-Point Goals-L.A. Clippers 11-22 (Foye 5-10, Paul 3-4, Bledsoe 1-1, Simmons 1-2, M.Williams 1-5), New Jersey 10-25 (Brooks 3-5, Farmar 3-6, Morrow 2-5, D.Williams 2-8, Green 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Clippers 50 (Griffin 17), New Jersey 44 (Humphries 11). Assists-L.A. Clippers 17 (Paul 10), New Jersey 24 (D.Williams 10). Total Fouls-L.A. Clippers 21, New Jersey 23. Technicals-Griffin, Martin, M.Williams, Humphries, She.Williams, New Jersey defensive three second. A-18,711 (18,711).

Bulls 106, Bucks 104 MILWAUKEE — Derrick Rose drilled a long jumper at the buzzer, powering Chicago past Milwaukee. Holding the ball for the last shot in a tie game, Rose pulled up just inside the three-point line and hit it just as time expired. Spurs 118, Knicks 105 SAN ANTONIO — Tony CHICAGO (106) Deng 5-8 0-0 12, Boozer 7-13 1-2 15, Parker scored 32 points, Noah 10-14 0-0 20, Rose 8-22 14-14 30, and San Antonio dealt Brewer 3-7 0-0 7, Gibson 5-8 0-0 10, Korver 2-4 0-0 5, Lucas 1-5 0-0 3, Asik 2-2 New York a third consecutive loss. 0-1 4. Totals 43-83 15-17 106.

MILWAUKEE (104) Harris 0-1 0-0 0, Ilyasova 14-18 2-3 32, Gooden 11-21 3-4 27, Jennings 4-18 2-2 11, Delfino 4-11 0-0 8, Sanders 2-3 0-0 4, Udrih 4-5 3-4 11, Dunleavy 2-8 4-4 8, Livingston 1-2 1-2 3, Leuer 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 42-88 15-19 104. Chicago 33 22 18 33—106 Milwaukee 30 20 23 31—104 3-Point Goals-Chicago 5-16 (Deng 2-4, Lucas 1-2, Korver 1-2, Brewer 1-3, Rose 0-5), Milwaukee 5-15 (Ilyasova 2-3, Gooden 2-4, Jennings 1-4, Delfino 0-1, Dunleavy 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Chicago 51 (Noah 10), Milwaukee 41 (Ilyasova 10). AssistsChicago 26 (Rose 11), Milwaukee 29 (Udrih 7). Total Fouls-Chicago 15, Milwaukee 15. A-15,389 (18,717).

Thunder 115, Suns 104 OKLAHOMA CITY — Russell Westbrook scored 31 points, and James Harden added a career-high 30 off the bench. PHOENIX (104) Hill 3-5 4-4 10, Frye 5-9 1-1 13, Gortat 9-19 10-13 28, Nash 6-9 0-1 12, Dudley 7-16 2-4 17, Brown 5-12 2-3 12, Redd 3-9 2-2 8, Telfair 0-3 0-0 0, Lopez 0-1 3-4 3, Morris 0-1 1-2 1. Totals 38-84 25-34 104. OKLAHOMA CITY (115) Durant 10-27 9-10 30, Ibaka 9-15 0-0 18, Perkins 2-5 2-3 6, Westbrook 11-21 6-8 31, Cook 0-4 0-0 0, Collison 0-2 0-0 0,

NEW YORK (105) Anthony 12-24 0-1 27, Stoudemire 6-12 6-7 18, Harrellson 4-10 0-0 8, Lin 7-15 4-5 20, Shumpert 1-5 0-0 2, Novak 1-3 1-2 4, Fields 4-8 0-0 8, Davis 0-7 0-0 0, Smith 6-12 2-2 18. Totals 41-96 13-17 105. SAN ANTONIO (118) Jefferson 0-5 0-0 0, Duncan 6-11 5-7 17, Blair 5-6 0-0 10, Parker 12-19 8-9 32, Neal 4-13 2-2 12, Ginobili 7-10 0-2 17, Leonard 4-4 2-3 10, Bonner 0-1 0-0 0, Splitter 4-8 2-2 10, Ford 0-1 0-0 0, Green 3-5 0-0 8, Anderson 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 46-85 19-25 118. New York 23 18 32 32—105 San Antonio 28 30 35 25—118 3-Point Goals-New York 10-28 (Smith 4-7, Anthony 3-7, Lin 2-4, Novak 1-2, Harrellson 0-2, Shumpert 0-2, Davis 0-4), San Antonio 7-19 (Ginobili 3-5, Green 2-3, Neal 2-6, Bonner 0-1, Jefferson 0-4). Rebounds-New York 42 (Stoudemire 11), San Antonio 62 (Duncan 8). AssistsNew York 22 (Davis 8), San Antonio 21 (Ginobili, Parker 6). Total Fouls-New York 22, San Antonio 13. TechnicalsStoudemire, Blair, San Antonio Coach Popovich 2, San Antonio defensive three second. Ejected— San Antonio Coach Popovich. A-18,581 (18,797).

Cavs 100, Nuggets 99 DENVER — Kyrie Irving hit a driving layup with four seconds left to cap a seesaw battle in the final minutes.

CLEVELAND (100) Gee 7-12 4-6 19, Jamison 11-21 8-9 33, Hollins 1-2 0-0 2, Irving 8-16 2-2 18, Parker 2-5 0-0 5, Casspi 2-4 0-0 5, Thompson 1-2 1-2 3, Sessions 2-7 2-2 6, Samuels 1-4 2-2 4, Gibson 2-9 0-0 5, Harris 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 37-82 19-23 100. DENVER (99) Brewer 2-10 0-0 4, Faried 2-2 1-2 5, Nene 5-10 3-5 13, Lawson 6-14 5-5 18, Afflalo 4-8 4-6 13, Harrington 10-20 1-2 22, Gallinari 1-7 2-2 5, Andersen 0-3 3-4 3, Miller 5-7 6-6 16. Totals 35-81 25-32 99. Cleveland 26 31 19 24—100 Denver 27 28 17 27— 99 3-Point Goals-Cleveland 7-23 (Jamison 3-6, Parker 1-1, Casspi 1-3, Gee 1-3, Gibson 1-5, Sessions 0-2, Irving 0-3), Denver 4-20 (Afflalo 1-3, Gallinari 1-3, Lawson 1-4, Harrington 1-6, Brewer 0-4). Rebounds-Cleveland 45 (Jamison 9), Denver 57 (Faried 9). Assists-Cleveland 23 (Irving 8), Denver 23 (Lawson 6). Total Fouls-Cleveland 26, Denver 19. A-15,816 (19,155).

Kings 99, Hornets 98 SACRAMENTO, CALIF. — John Salmons made the go-ahead layup with 6.8 seconds left, and Marcus Thornton scored 25 points. NEW ORLEANS (98) Ariza 9-16 1-1 20, Jones 0-0 0-0 0, Kaman 7-14 4-5 18, Jack 11-17 2-2 25, Belinelli 5-16 1-1 11, L.Thomas 3-3 2-2 8, Vasquez 4-8 1-1 10, Henry 1-1 0-0 2, Aminu 2-2 0-0 4. Totals 42-77 11-12 98. SACRAMENTO (99) Evans 6-10 0-0 13, Thompson 3-5 6-9 12, Hayes 2-5 0-1 4, I.Thomas 4-5 2-2 12, Thornton 9-21 5-7 25, Fredette 5-10 0-0 11, Whiteside 2-2 0-0 4, Garcia 0-1 0-0 0, Outlaw 0-2 1-2 1, Salmons 5-9 1-2 12, Greene 2-6 0-0 5. Totals 38-76 15-23 99. New Orleans 27 27 26 18—98 Sacramento 29 29 20 21—99 3-Point Goals-New Orleans 3-9 (Vasquez 1-1, Jack 1-2, Ariza 1-3, Belinelli 0-3), Sacramento 8-23 (I.Thomas 2-2, Thornton 2-8, Fredette 1-2, Greene 1-2, Evans 1-3, Salmons 1-3, Garcia 0-1, Outlaw 0-2). Rebounds-New Orleans 46 (Kaman 11), Sacramento 36 (Thompson 8). Assists-New Orleans 23 (Kaman 8), Sacramento 20 (Fredette 5). Total Fouls-New Orleans 20, Sacramento 17. Technicals-New Orleans defensive three second, Thornton. A-13,487 (17,317).

Grizzlies 110, Warriors 92 OAKLAND, CALIF. — Rudy Gay had 26 points, 12 rebounds and five assists to lead Memphis to its fifth straight victory. MEMPHIS (110) Gay 10-20 4-4 26, Speights 8-12 2-2 18, Gasol 5-9 7-8 17, Conley 1-5 0-0 2, Allen 5-7 1-1 12, Mayo 6-15 2-2 16, Cunningham 2-3 2-2 6, Selby 0-2 0-0 0, Pondexter 4-6 1-2 11, Young 1-1 0-0 2, Pargo 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 42-80 19-21 110. GOLDEN STATE (92) D.Wright 0-1 0-0 0, Lee 3-9 5-6 11, Udoh 2-7 5-6 9, Ellis 7-19 0-2 16, McGuire 2-2 0-0 4, Curry 7-11 0-0 15, Rush 5-10 0-0 11, Robinson 2-6 1-2 6, Biedrins 0-0 0-0 0, Thompson 6-11 1-1 16, C.Wright 0-0 0-0 0, Tyler 1-2 2-6 4, Jenkins 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 35-79 14-23 92. Memphis 33 23 28 26—110 Golden State 23 28 22 19— 92 3-Point Goals-Memphis 7-19 (Pondexter 2-3, Gay 2-6, Mayo 2-7, Allen 1-2, Conley 0-1), Golden State 8-18 (Thompson 3-5, Ellis 2-3, Curry 1-2, Robinson 1-3, Rush 1-4, D.Wright 0-1). Fouled Out-Speights. ReboundsMemphis 50 (Gay, Gasol 12), Golden State 43 (Rush, Thompson, Udoh 6). Assists-Memphis 33 (Conley 12), Golden State 23 (Udoh, Robinson 4). Total Fouls-Memphis 19, Golden State 20. Technicals-Mayo, Speights, Lee, Robinson. A-19,171 (19,596).

OUR TOWN SPORTS Lawrence swim team and lessons: Ad Astra Area Aquatics is a competitive year-round swim team that offers practices for ages 6-18 throughout the week. AAAA is always accepting new members. For information, visit adastraareaaquatics.org or call Patrick at 331-6940. O

Aquahawks openings: The Lawrence Aquahawks swimming team is always accepting new members. The Aquahawks are a year-round USA Swimmingsponsored competitive swim team. The Aquahawks offer a swim lesson program and competitive swim team for all ages. The Aquahawks are coached by professional coaches with weekly practices geared toward a variety of skill levels. For information contact Zach at 785-393-7966 or zach@aquahawks.org. O

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

Indoor facility: An indoor baseball/softball practice facility is available in Big Springs, with five full-size batting cages, three pitching tunnels and an 70-by-70-foot open area that can be expanded to 140-by-70. For information, visit www.BigSpringsSports.com or call 785-8876700.

LET US KNOW Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We’d like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 8434512, e-mail to sportsdesk@ljworld.com or call 832-7147. O

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

Youth soccer camps: Several “You are fantastic” youth soccer camps are slated on the Kansas University campus, all in room 215 at Robinson Gym. Coed third through eighth grades: 5:307 p.m. Mondays; coed preschool-third grades: 6-7:15 p.m. Tuesdays; girls K-4: 5:30-7 p.m. Wednesdays; girls fourth-eighth grades: 5:30-7 p.m. Thursdays. Walkons welcome through March 15. For information, contact coach Riny at rinydeboer@ hotmail.com. O

FUNdamental Softball: Learn the proper mechanics and techniques to playing softball. Emphasis placed on fundamental instruction teaching the aspects of pitching, catching, fielding, base-running

and hitting. Coach and team consulting available, too. Sessions held at Big Springs Sports Facility. For information contact LuAnn Metsker at 785-331-9438 or dmgshowpig@aol.com. O

Douglas County Amateur Baseball: Lawrence Parks & Recreation still has a few team openings in both the U8 and U12 divisions of its more competitive baseball leagues. Deadline for team entries is the first eight teams per division. For information contact Lee Ice at ice@ lawrenceks.org O

Premier soccer openings: KC Core Soccer of Lawrence is forming new premier teams in Lawrence. We are currently recruiting for U9 (2nd and 3rd grades) and U10 (4th grade) girls teams. Teams are being formed now with practices in Lawrence and league play in the Spring Heartland Soccer League. For additional information, please contact Dan Stevens, Director of Coaching, 913-952-5264 or dstevens@ kccoresoccer.com, or coach Riny DeBoer at rinydeboer@hotmail.com. O

Softball registration: Lawrence Girls Fast Pitch Softball Registration runs Feb. 1-April 2 for all age groups — 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U. The 8U Division-Machine Pitch teams will be formed by individual registrations from schools and grades. 8U players must be 8 years of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2012. Cost is $65 per child. The 10U, 12U, 14U and

16U divisions will be Team Registrations. Fee: $900 per team. Player’s eligibility is determined by age as of Jan.1, 2012. No more than 8 teams in each division. For information, call 8327940, email dpeterson@ lawrenceks.org or go to www.lprd.org and click on Youth Sports. O

Facility available: An indoor baseball practice facility is available for team/individual rental. Free or low-cost baseball lessons available to children of low income families. Visit www.thefacilitylawrence. com for information, or call 785-230-9624. O

LPRD registrations: Lawrence Parks and Recreation Department is taking team registration for spring adult softball, kickball, volleyball and basketball. Deadline is March 9. For information, call 832-7920 or visit www.lprd.org. O

KU soccer camps: Kansas University will hold several youth soccer camps this summer. A Weekicks Camp for boys and girls in grades K-5 will run 9-11:30 a.m. June 11-15. A Day Camp for boys and girls grades 5-8 will run 9 a.m.-4 p.m. June 11-15. Girls Residential and Team Camps run July 13-16 and July 17-20 for girls in grades 4-12. And a Boys Elite Residential Camp runs Joly 17-20 for boys in grades 6-12. For information, visit http://www. kuathletics.com/camps/ kan-camps-soccer.html. O

Eudora T-ball/baseball/softball: Sign-up is

open for Eudora Amateur Baseball and Softball Association summer ball program (T-ball, baseball, softball). Registration deadline is March 16 with late fees. This program is a rec program focusing on youth development and good sportsmanship. For information, visit www.eudorabaseball.com or email eudorabaseball@gmail.com O

KU baseball camps: There will be two Jayhawk Baseball Camp offerings this spring. The four-week Hitting Academies, for ages 8-14, will run 6-8 p.m. in four-week sessions in March and April. And Spring Training will run 9 a.m.noon on March 19-20 for grades K-8. Family discount available. For information call 785-864-7907. O

Horseshoes anyone?: Anyone pitching horseshoes is welcome at 7 p.m. every Thursday at Broken Arrow. Contact Winne at 843-8450. O

Soccer camp: The KC CORE WEST Spring Break soccer came will be held at room 215 at Kansas University’s Robinson Natatorium. Camps are for preschoolkindergarten (10-11:30 a.m.); first-fifth grades (noon-2 p.m.); and fiftheighth grades (2-4:30 p.m.). For information, contact riny@kccoresoccer.com or call 795-550-3452. O

Aquahawks results: The Lawrence Aquahawks Swim Team had several swimmers qualify and compete in the Region VIII Speedo Spring

Sectionals Championship swim meet this past weekend in Tulsa, Okla. Courtney Caldwell, Ben Sloan, Phoebe Grabill and Zach Andregg qualified for top 24 finals in several individual events. Eliza Anderson, Elizabeth Rudman, Josh Terrell and Connor Munk qualified for finals in relay events. Caldwell set an Aquahawk record in the 50 freestyle. Sloan, Andregg and Caldwell move on to 2012 NCSA Junior National Swimming Championships March 20-25 in Orlando, Fla. O

Phenix seeking: The 14U Lawrence Phenix is looking for a pitcher and utility player for a competitive fastpitch team. Email michaellevy@sunflower. com for a private tryout. GTR events: Gametime Recreation (940 E. 28th Street) has several events scheduled during spring break. They include open gyms on March 17 and March 19-23. Also, there will be a Spring Football Challenge on March 23-25 for four age divisions from second through eighth grades. For information, email info@gametimerec. org or call 785-856-3212. O

Vipers tryouts: Lawrence Vipers 14C softball team will hold tryouts at 2 p.m. Saturday at YSC field 8. We are a tournament team that will play most of our games in the K.C. area. We are currently looking for a pitcher and outfield positions, but all positions are welcome. For information, call Melvin at 785-331-6735 or email Lawrencevipers4U2NV@yahoo. com.


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Missouri (2) vs. Oklahoma State, 6 p.m. Iowa State (3) vs. Texas (6), 8:30 p.m. Friday Semifinals, 6:30 p.m., 9 p.m. Saturday Championship, 5 p.m.

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his first season as Oklahoma coach, said he was happy with his team’s attitude. “Generally, I thought they played with a certain level of enthusiasm, consistently worked hard every day in practice to get better,” Kruger said. “I liked that about this group from the start.”

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Texas A&M 62, Oklahoma 53 KANSAS CITY, MO. — Texas A&M’s Big 12 basketball activity has been extended at least one day. Dash Harris and Khris Middleton drilled key threepointers in the last four minutes, and A&M hit 14 straight foul shots Wednesday night, giving the SECbound Aggies a victory over Oklahoma in a ragged opening-round match of the Big 12 tournament. In today’s quarterfinals, the ninth-seeded Aggies will meet No. 3 Kansas, which beat them twice while rolling to its eighth straight regular-season Big 12 championship. “It’s always a good game at Kansas,” Middleton said. “We just have to master our attention and go over that, too, and just go out there, execute the game plan we get tonight and just fight tomorrow and compete.” Eighth-seeded Oklahoma, trailing almost the entire second half, sliced the lead to 47-45 on Romero Osby’s four free throws before Harris connected for his second threepointer at the 3:55 mark.

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TEXAS A&M FORWARD DAVID LOUBEAU (10) SHOOTS while covered by Oklahoma guard Steven Pledger. A&M beat OU, 62-53, in a first-round Big 12 tournament game Wednesday in Kansas City, Mo. “It was one of the biggest shots in the game,” said A&M’s Elston Turner. “Dash, throughout his career, he’s hit big shots.” David Loubeau hit a bucket for the Aggies that Sam Grooms answered for the Sooners. Then Middleton’s three-pointer gave A&M a 55-47 lead with 1:42 left. “We’re just excited to

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TOURNAMENT Big 12 Conference First Round Oklahoma St. 76, Texas Tech 60 Texas A&M 62, Oklahoma 53 Big East Conference Second Round Georgetown 64, Pittsburgh 52 Louisville 61, Seton Hall 55 UConn 71, West Virginia 67, OT Conference USA First Round East Carolina 68, Rice 66 Marshall 74, SMU 56 UTEP 67, Houston 62, OT Mid-American Conference Second Round W. Michigan 71, N. Illinois 54 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Hampton 59, Savannah St. 46 Norfolk St. 71, Howard 61 Northeast Conference Championship LIU 90, Robert Morris 73 Pacific-12 Conference First Round Oregon St. 69, Washington St. 64 Stanford 85, Arizona St. 65 UCLA 55, Southern Cal 40 Patriot League Championship Lehigh 82, Bucknell 77 Southland Conference Quarterfinals Lamar 76, Northwestern St. 69 First Round Stephen F. Austin 68, Sam Houston St. 46 Texas-Arlington 96, Nicholls St. 48 Southwestern Athletic Conference First Round MVSU 63, Jackson St. 60 Texas Southern 75, Alabama A&M 62

TOURNAMENT Big 12 Conference First Round Missouri 72, Oklahoma St. 68 Texas Tech 81, Texas 58 Conference USA First Round East Carolina 59, Tulsa 49 Rice 64, Houston 50 SMU 53, Marshall 52 Southern Miss. 71, UCF 49 Horizon League Quarterfinals Detroit 79, Cleveland St. 43 Green Bay 77, Valparaiso 53 Ill.-Chicago 66, Butler 53 Wright St. 91, Loyola of Chicago 67 Mid-American Conference Second Round Cent. Michigan 58, Ohio 55 N. Illinois 61, Akron 60 Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Hampton 61, Norfolk St. 40 Howard 57, SC State 42 Mountain West Conference First Round New Mexico 61, UNLV 58 San Diego St. 68, Air Force 58 Wyoming 61, TCU 44 Pacific-12 Conference First Round Arizona 61, UCLA 57 Colorado 55, Utah 41 Washington 72, Oregon 56 Washington St. 65, Oregon St. 56 Southwestern Athletic Conference Quarterfinals Alcorn St. 54, Southern U. 44 MVSU 70, Texas Southern 47 Western Athletic Conference First Round Louisiana Tech 63, Hawaii 54

keep playing,” said A&M coach Billy Kennedy. Loubeau and Middleton each had 15 points for the Aggies (14-17), playing their last Big 12 tournament before joining the Southeastern Conference on July 1. Oklahoma (15-16) got 17 points from Osby and 13 from Grooms. Lon Kruger, wrapping up

TEXAS A&M (14-17) Loubeau 5-7 5-6 15, Middleton 6-18 2-2 15, Davis 0-1 0-0 0, Harris 2-6 0-0 6, E. Turner 5-14 2-2 14, Hibbert 0-0 0-0 0, Alexander 0-3 0-0 0, R. Turner 3-6 6-7 12. Totals 21-55 15-17 62. OKLAHOMA (15-16) Fitzgerald 4-8 0-0 8, Osby 4-6 9-12 17, Grooms 5-12 2-2 13, Pledger 2-8 2-2 6, Clark 2-7 2-4 6, Franklin 0-0 0-0 0, Washington 0-0 0-0 0, Blair 0-3 0-2 0, Neal 1-2 0-0 3. Totals 18-46 15-22 53. Halftime-Texas A&M 27-22. 3-Point Goals-Texas A&M 5-15 (Harris 2-4, E. Turner 2-5, Middleton 1-4, Alexander 0-2), Oklahoma 2-11 (Neal 1-2, Grooms 1-3, Blair 0-2, Pledger 0-4). Fouled OutWashington. Rebounds-Texas A&M 37 (Loubeau 9), Oklahoma 28 (Clark 8). Assists-Texas A&M 11 (Middleton 4), Oklahoma 10 (Grooms 4). Total FoulsTexas A&M 16, Oklahoma 14. A-18,972.

Oklahoma State 76, Texas Tech 60 KANSAS CITY MO. — Keiton Page scored 20 points, Brian Williams added 19, and seventhseeded Oklahoma State knocked off No. 10 seed Texas Tech. Cezar Guerrero scored all 16 of his points in the second half for Oklahoma

SCOREBOARD

High School Boys

Class 5A State Tournament Quarterfinal Bishop Carroll 62, GoddardEisenhower 55 Kapaun Mount Carmel 48, St. Thomas Aquinas 44 KC Harmon 52, Highland Park 46 Lansing 66, Liberal 34 Class 3A State Tournament Quarterfinal Central Heights 61, Pittsburg Colgan 50 Nemaha Valley 51, Conway Springs 46 Rock Creek 49, Moundridge 41 Scott City 72, Beloit 63 Class 1A State Tournament Division I Quarterfinal Ashland 51, Bishop Seabury Academy 50 Burrton 55, Lakeside 49 Hoxie 68, South Gray 59 Udall 69, Centralia 64, OT Division II Quarterfinal Fowler 67, Cunningham 31 Frankfort 74, Crest 60 Hope 43, Wheatland-Grinnell 23 Otis-Bison 63, Greeley County 51

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Class 6A State Tournament Quarterfinal Maize 51, SM Northwest 31 Olathe Northwest 62, Wichita South 41 Olathe South 61, Manhattan 40 Wichita Heights 62, SM South 28 Class 4A State Tournament Quarterfinal Bonner Springs 51, Pratt 44 Holton 69, Chanute 27 McPherson 79, Girard 61 Ottawa 48, Wellington 39

Class 2A State Tournament Quarterfinal Central Plains 46, Oakley 35 Jefferson North 81, Madison 29 Olpe 59, Meade 29 Republic County 38, Lebo 35

BASEBALL American League NEW YORK YANKEES-Agreed to terms with 2B David Adams, OF Zoilo Almonte, RHP Dellin Betances, LHP Cesar Cabral, C Francisco Cervelli, 2B Corban Joseph, RHP George Kontos, 3B Brandon Laird, OF Justin Maxwell, OF Melky Mesa, RHP Brad Meyers, RHP William Mitchell, RHP Ivan Nova, SS Eduardo Nunez, SS Ramiro Pena, RHP David Phelps, RHP Michael Pineda, C Austin Romine and RHP Cory Wade on one-year contracts. SEATTLE MARINERS-Announced the retirement of INF Carlos Guillen. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association NBA-Fined Dallas G Jason Kidd $25,000 for for public criticism of officiating after Monday’s game. LOS ANGELES LAKERS-Assigned G Darius Morris to Los Angeles of the D-League. FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS-Re-signed WR Ruvell Martin. INDIANAPOLIS COLTS-Released QB Peyton Manning. SEATTLE SEAHAWKS-Released CB Marcus Trufant. HOCKEY National Hockey League DETROIT RED WINGS-Assigned F Chris Connor to Grand Rapids (AHL). Extended their affiliation agreement with Grand Rapids (AHL) for five years through the 2016-17 season.

State (15-17), which advanced to play secondseeded No. 5 Missouri in the quarterfinals tonight. Markel Brown finished with 12 points as the Cowboys went 16-of-16 from the free-throw line. Jordan Tolbert had 16 points and six rebounds for Texas Tech, which matched a school record for the most losses in a single season. The 1990-91 team coached by Gerald Myers also went 8-23. The Cowboys won all three meetings with Tech this season and have won four in a row in the series. They also won for just the fourth time in 17 games away from Stillwater.

NEW YORK (AP) — Senior Henry Sims and freshman Otto Porter each scored 20 points to lead No. 13 Georgetown to a 64-52 victory over Pittsburgh on Wednesday in the second round of the Big East tournament. Sims grabbed 13 rebounds for the fifth-seeded Hoyas (23-7), who will play fourth-seeded Cincinnati in the quarterfinals on Thursday at Madison Square Garden. Georgetown lost to eventual champion Connecticut in the second round of last year’s Big East tournament. Ashton Gibbs had 14 points for the 13th-seeded Panthers (17-16).

TEXAS TECH (8-23) Lewandowski 2-5 1-2 5, Crockett 5-9 2-4 12, Tolbert 4-5 8-10 16, Nurse 3-8 0-0 8, Willis 1-7 0-0 3, Petteway 0-2 0-0 0, Minnis 5-7 0-0 10, Adams 1-3 3-3 6, Lammert 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 21-48 14-19 60. OKLAHOMA ST. (15-17) Cobbins 1-3 0-0 2, Guerrero 6-11 1-1 16, B. Williams 7-12 5-5 19, Page 7-13 4-4 20, Brown 5-9 2-2 12, Cox 0-0 0-0 0, Soucek 0-1 2-2 2, Sager 1-3 2-2 5, George 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 27-52 16-16 76. Halftime-Oklahoma St. 32-27. 3-Point Goals-Texas Tech 4-17 (Nurse 2-6, Adams 1-3, Willis 1-6, Petteway 0-2), Oklahoma St. 6-18 (Guerrero 3-6, Page 2-6, Sager 1-3, Brown 0-1, B. Williams 0-2). Fouled Out-Nurse, Tolbert. Rebounds-Texas Tech 33 (Crockett 11), Oklahoma St. 21 (Cobbins 8). Assists-Texas Tech 11 (Minnis, Willis 3), Oklahoma St. 15 (Page 5). Total Fouls-Texas Tech 18, Oklahoma St. 17. A-18,972.

PITTSBURGH (17-16) Patterson 3-9 2-3 9, Robinson 3-6 1-5 7, Taylor 4-4 0-0 8, Woodall 2-4 4-5 9, Gibbs 4-12 4-5 14, Johnson 0-4 0-0 0, Gilbert 1-2 0-0 2, Zanna 0-2 0-0 0, Moore 1-6 0-0 3. Totals 18-49 11-18 52. GEORGETOWN (23-7) Thompson 1-6 5-6 7, Lubick 0-0 0-0 0, Sims 7-10 6-10 20, Clark 0-4 3-4 3, Porter 7-11 4-6 20, Whittington 3-5 3-3 11, Starks 1-2 1-2 3, Caprio 0-0 0-0 0, Trawick 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 19-39 22-31 64. Halftime-Georgetown 31-23. 3-Point Goals-Pittsburgh 5-21 (Gibbs 2-8, Woodall 1-3, Patterson 1-3, Moore 1-4, Johnson 0-3), Georgetown 4-13 (Porter 2-3, Whittington 2-4, Starks 0-1, Thompson 0-2, Clark 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Pittsburgh 25 (Patterson 8), Georgetown 36 (Sims 13). Assists-Pittsburgh 11 (Patterson 6), Georgetown 10 (Sims 5). Total Fouls-Pittsburgh 23, Georgetown 15. Technical-Pittsburgh Bench. A-20,057.

SOCCER Major League Soccer CHICAGO FIRE-Signed D Arne Friedrich. D.C. UNITED-Signed M Lance Rozeboom. FC DALLAS-Named Fernando Clavijo technical director. NEW ENGLAND REVOLUTION-Placed MF Sainey Nyassi on the DL. COLLEGE BIG EAST CONFERENCE-Announced Temple will join the conference for football next season and all other sports in 2013. ARIZONA-Suspended G Josiah Turner indefinitely for violating team rules. LOUISIANA-LAFAYETTE-Announced the resignation of Errol Rogers woman’s basketball coach. NEBRASKA-Named Terry Joseph defensive secondary coach.

Houston vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Pittsburgh vs. Philadelphia at Clearwater, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay (ss) vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Boston vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Detroit vs. Tampa Bay (ss) at Port Charlotte, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Miami vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 12:10 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Milwaukee at Phoenix, 2:05 p.m. Seattle vs. Chicago Cubs at Mesa, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Oakland vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. Texas at Surprise, Ariz., 2:05 p.m. Kansas City vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 2:10 p.m.

Spring Training

Wednesday’s Games Tampa Bay 4, N.Y. Yankees 0 Washington 3, St. Louis 3, tie Houston 10, Philadelphia 3 N.Y. Mets 7, Miami 0 Baltimore 6, Minnesota 0 Detroit 5, Atlanta 1 Toronto (ss) 3, Boston 3, tie Toronto (ss) 8, Pittsburgh 6 Chicago Cubs 6, Kansas City 4 San Francisco 8, Colorado 6 Texas 6, San Diego (ss) 2 Milwaukee 10, Chicago White Sox 6 Seattle 6, L.A. Angels 4 Oakland 3, L.A. Dodgers 3, tie San Diego (ss) 5, Cincinnati 0 Cleveland 10, Arizona 2 Today’s Games N.Y. Yankees vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Atlanta vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., 12:05 p.m.

NHL

Wednesday’s Games Buffalo 3, Carolina 2, OT Pittsburgh 3, Toronto 2 Today’s Games Buffalo at Boston, 6 p.m. N.Y. Islanders at New Jersey, 6 p.m. Florida at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Tampa Bay at Washington, 6 p.m. Los Angeles at Columbus, 6 p.m. N.Y. Rangers at Ottawa, 6:30 p.m. Anaheim at St. Louis, 7 p.m. Colorado at Nashville, 7 p.m. San Jose at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Minnesota at Phoenix, 8 p.m. Montreal at Edmonton, 8:30 p.m. Winnipeg at Vancouver, 9 p.m.


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Quiet, great location on KU bus route, no pets, W/D in all units. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com

Applecroft Apts. Campus Location

Winter is here No high gas bill to pay, all electric units only! • Small dog welcome • Income restrictions apply • Students welcome

LAUREL GLEN APTS

For Current Rent Specials Call 785-838-9559 EOH 3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

CAMPUS LOCATIONS! 1, 2, 3 BRs

Briarstone Apts.

Studio, 1 & 2 Bedrooms Gas, Water & Trash Paid

1010 Emery * 785-749-7744

chasecourt@sunflower.com

3-4BR, 1028 Ohio. Lovely home great for family, near KU/downtown. Low utils. Has study, appls., parking. $1,305/mo. 785-979-6830

785-843-8220

Chase Court Apts. 1 & 2 Bedrooms

Campus Location, W/D Pool, Gym & Small Pet OK

785-843-8220

chasecourt@sunflower.com

2001 W. 6th. 785-841-8468 www.firstmanagementinc.com

LIVE IN LUXURY

New Downtown Lofts

(EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE/ KNOWLEDGE/SKILLS): 1 : Must be capable of communicating effectively, both orally and in writing. 2 : Possess mechanical competence 3 : Experience in manufacturing and inventory management. Please apply online at www.amarr.com

Parkway Terrace

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

HIGHPOINTE APTS

Job Summary: Directs, trains, & certifies workforce. Assists Supervisor in coordinating & leading all manufacturing operations. Assists Supervisor in maintaining Team Member & production schedules. ____________________ THE MOST IMPORTANT ACTIVITIES PERFORMED: 1 : Hands-on Line supervision. 2 : Facilitates on-the-job training for all new & existing team members for job certifications & performance evaluations. 3 : Ensures the quality & accuracy of products & timely completion of schedules. 4 : Maintains an efficient workforce in accordance with manpower requirements & training programs. 5 : Ensures a clean and safe work area. 6 : Conducts weekly team meetings.

2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

2BR starting at $580 W/D included. Pool

Fall & Immediate Avail.

Process Supervisor 2nd shift (3:00PM-11:30PM)

Apartments Unfurnished

Entry level Quality Control position in the food industry. Seeking organized individual with an aptitude 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, in science. Apply in per- 1 bath, CA, DW. $500/mo. son. 1992 E 1400 Rd, Law- No pets. Call 785-841-5797 rence, KS 785-841-6016. www.rentinlawrence.com

Hotel-Restaurant

Full Time Receptionist needed for busy veterinary office. Applicant must Part-Time have previous customer service skills, office and SHIPPING CLERK: Attention phone skills. Previous vet- to detail, strength to carry erinary office experience heavy boxes, own transpreferred. Please apply in portation required. 15 person at Lawrence Veteri- hours per week, $8.00 per nary Hospital 3210 Clinton hour. Send cover letter and Parkway Ct. resume to EEI, P.O. Box 1304, Lawrence, Kansas, Part Time Kennel Techni- 66044. cian needed at veterinary office. Applicant must Schools-Instruction have previous kennel experience. Some weekends Para Educators and holidays req. Please apply in person at Law- The East Central Kansas rence Veterinary Hospital Cooperative in Education is accepting applications 3210 Clinton Parkway Ct. for full-time paraeducator positions in the Baldwin RN/LPN/CNA and Eudora School DisStrong management & tricts. Salary range $8.80 clinical skills, Positive at- $11.30, depending on titude. Knowledgeable in education. Applications passing medications. Kan- may be completed online sas license in good standat: www.eckce.com ing. Competitive wages. or call 785-594-2737 Must be a Team player, if additional information reliable and dependable. is needed. EOE Compassionate for the elderly. Multi-tasking Trade Skills skills required. Inquire Hickory Pointe FIELD LAB TECH Care & Rehab, Lab tech needed to test 700 Cherokee, asphalt for highway projOskaloosa, KS 66066 ects. Must have or be 785-863-2108 able to pass KDOT QC/QA Warehouse and Delivery - certification training. Exheavy lifting is required. perience in aggregates required. Good $12 per hour. To apply call testing pay and benefits. Call 785-331-2031 after 10:30AM Brad at 785-597-5111. EOE

KMC seeking MA/LPN for Derm Clinic in Lawrence. Mon. - Fri. Days. Previous out-patient clinic experience preferred. Free health, dental & life insurance provided. Resumes to: keakins@kmcpa.com FAX: 785-233-4669 PHONE: 785-295-0929

WarehouseProduction

901 New Hampshire Studios, 1 & 2 Bedrooms 785-830-8800 www.firstmanagementinc.com

Regents Court

Furnished 3 & 4BRs Washer/dryer included 19th & Mass., on bus route

Ask about 2-person Special! 785-842-4455

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

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

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

www.firstmanagementinc.com

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

BRAND NEW One Month FREE Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

Start at $495 One Bedroom/studio style Pool - Fitness Center -On-Site Laundry - Water & Trash Pd.

785.856.7788

Available Spring 2012

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Reserve YOURS for Spring/Fall

Call Today 785-856-8900

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Canyon Court Apts

LEASING FOR FALL! Luxury 1, 2 & 3 BR 700 Comet Ln. 785-832-8805

Duplexes 2BR, handicap accessible, wheel chair ramps, W/D. In 4-plex on quiet st. $560/mo. Available now 785-218-1413 Apartments, Houses & Duplexes. 785-842-7644 www.GageMgmt.com

Townhomes Use Tax Refund to Invest in a Co-op

1, 2, & 3BR townhomes in Cooperative. Units start at $412 - $485/mo. Water, trash, sewer paid. FIRST MONTH FREE! Back patio, CA, hard wood floors, full bsmt., stove, refrig., W/D hookup, garbage disposal, Reserved parking. On site management & maintenance. 24 hr. emergency maintenance. Membership & Equity Fee Required. 785-842-2545 (Equal Housing Opportunity) www.pinetreetownhouses.com

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

PARKWAY 4000

Move-In Specials! • 2BRs available now • 2 Bath, W/D hookups • 2 Car garage w/opener • New kitchen appliances • Maintenance free 785-749-2555/785-766-2722 2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

2859 Four Wheel Drive Amazing 2BR, tranquil intimate setting, free standing townhome w/ courtyard, cathedral ceilings, skylights, & W/D. Most residents professionals. Pets ok. Water & trash pd. $685/mo. 785-842-5227 www.villa26lawrence.com LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES on Clinton Pkwy.

3BR, 2 bath, $820-$840 2BR, 1 bath, $760/mo. Half Off Deposit

1 - 4 BRs

Garages - Pool - Fitness Center • Ironwood Court Apts. • Park West Gardens Apts • Park West Town Homes • Homes at Monterey Bluffs and Green Tree Call for more details 785.840.9467

2+BR - 3054 W. 7th, 2nd floor, newly remodeled, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, CA, W/D hookup. $700. No pets. 785-841-5797

Gage Management 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

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

Call for SPECIALS

785-838-3377, 785-841-3339 www.tuckawaymgmt.com

3BR, 1.5 bath, N. Michigan St. (Woodcreek). Hardwood floors, deck, bsmt. $775. 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, countertop. W/D is included. $575/mo. 785-865-2505


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

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

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

www.mallardproperties lawrence.com

Call 785-842-1524

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

PARKWAY 6000

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

Saddlebrook & Overland Pointe

LUXURY TOWNHOMES GREAT Move In Specials

Call for Details

625 Folks Rd • 785-832-8200

Houses

1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069 2BR in W-Lawrence. 2,000+ sq. ft., 2 bath, family room, FP, 2 car. Very nice. $950/ mo. No pets. 785-979-7474 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ opener, range, refrig., W/D hookups. $795/mo. Deposit & Refs. Call 785-749-3840

1628 W. 19th Terrace

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

785-841-4785

4BR, 2 bath, lg. farm house at 16810 110th, Oskaloosa. DR, lg. LR, office. $750/mo., $750 deposit. 785-393-0260

Brand New

Single Family Homes 4 & 5 BRs - Avail. Now 2,400 -3 ,300 sq. ft. $1,800 - $2,200 month Garber Property Mgmt.

785-841-4785 garberprop.com

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

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KIPP’S TREASURES

Baby & Children Items Rug, Children’s 3 by 4 foot play rug. Hardly used. Colors very bright. Provides lots of entertainment. See photo image online $10. Call 785-843-0333

Bicycles-Mopeds

MANTIS Deluxe Tiller. NEW! FastStart engine. Ships FREE. One-Year Money-Back Guarantee when you buy DIRECT. Call for the DVD and FREE Good Soil book! 866-969-1041 Need for St. Patrick’s Day Parade? Long-stemmed clay tobacco pipe. $20. 785-843-1378 after 6PM.

Bike Saddle, Brooks Pro. (1970 leather, excellent) REDUCE YOUR CABLE BILL! $75. 785-843-1378 after Get a 4-Room All Digital Satellite system installed 6PM. for FREE and programming starting at $24.99/mo. FREE Building Materials HD/DVR upgrade for new callers, SO CALL NOW. Architectural Salvage, 1-800-699-7159 1930’s clear glass door knobs. $10/pair. Speakers, Set of 4 Valcom Paging ceiling surround 785-843-1378 after 6PM. sound speakers. All Architectural Salvage, Art worked when removed remodel. Ivory. Deco door escutchons, kite during welcome. shape, chromed brass, 25 Offers for $100. 785-843-1378 after 785-979-2312. 6PM. Teacher’s Toolbox, Books, STEEL BUILDINGS -Save Big Books, games, ManipuThousands on 2011 Close- latives $20. 785-393-1992 outs!! Limited availability, 20x30, 30x40, others. Save $$$, buy now for spring. Music-Stereo Discounted shipping. Display savings also! Call Grand pianos from $3288 866-352-0469 for your new home! Mid-America Piano Manhattan 800-950-3774 Computer-Camera www.piano4u.com

Digital Pianos!

Hundreds of sounds, rhythms & features. Record directly to CD! piano4u.com 800-950-3774

Furniture Cherry, oak, mahogany, pecan, ebony, walnut… we have a piano that will match your décor! 800-950-3774 piano4u.com

Jump start your child’s future! The Piano increases concentration, coordination & is a lifelong gift. piano4u.com 800-950-3774 Oak Yamaha Console Piano Great Condition! $3900 OBO Call 785-537-3774 for more details.

Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

Retail & Commercial Space 2859 Four Wheel Drive

Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info Prime Commercial Property on Wanamaker Road, close to 29th Street in SW Topeka, KS. Approx. 3,000 sq. ft. Call 785-271-6060

Over 10 Steinway Grands Models A, B, M, O, S Verticals available too! Mid-America Piano piano4u.com 800-950-3774

Downsizing! 12’ Old Town kayak, patio furniture, all lawn/garden/tools, wheelbarrow, Sauder desk/ hutch/bookcase, wood desk, desk chairs, office supplies, Sony TV, stereo deck, kitchen and dishware, women (M) and men’s clothing (M), many decorative items, jewelry, art, rugs, books, and more! ½ price after noon. No early sales.

North Lawrence Estate Sale 730 Elm

March 8, 9, 10 No Early Sales 9:00 - 6:00 Family Run Sale Cash Only. First Street to the East, North of the River. Many Antiques, Primitives, Huge Amount of Costume Jewelry Dolls, Blue and White Dishes, Cobalt Dishes, Tools Furniture, Black Memorabilia, Yards and Yards of Fabric, Clocks, Cut Pressed Glass, Enamelware, Antique Trunks and Lamps, Old Peddle Car, Needs Restored, Garden Statues, Quilts, Pocket Knives, Lighters and Much Much More..Many Items 25 cents to 1 Dollar. Half Price on Saturday. Sale Starts At 9

Spring Garage Sale Sat. 8AM until 4PM 1643 Bullene Ave.

look for signs - 1 block west of 19th Haskell LOTS of great stuff! Handcrafted bird houses, hand carved bears, BB gun, small TV, DVD player, Full-size oak headboard, straight back oak chair with cane seat [great condition], Pepsi Coke wooden boxes, handmade rustic wooden candle holders, barn wood coat rack, fishing reels, Craftsman 10” miter saw, Milwaukee 10” miter saw, metal detector, deer antlers, oak display shelf, mini-fridge, stereo, kid’s toys, men women’s clothing and shoes, wicker clothes hamper, Rickey Henderson autographed baseball plaque. Lots of miscellaneous decorator items! Hope you can come and check it out!

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

Mattresses, Two Twin ex- Pianos, (3) 2 Baldwin tra long box spring mat- Acrosonics and 1 Winter tresses; never used, use Co. Spinet, $475-575 Price for seperate beds or for a includes tuning & delivery. King Size mattress. Asking 785-832-9906 $25 each, please call 785-550-4142

TV-Video

Vintage hideabed sofa $75: Green, brown & yellow 65 Inch Philips Big-Screen Pets plaid. Used very little - television with inbuilt surnever slept on. Some dam- round sound & two Turner. Bloodhounds AKC, red or age from cat claws, fix w/ Excellent condition and black/tan. Up to date $400. arm covers included you would be impressed. shots/worming Tongie. 913-481-2949 785-842-5528 $150. Call 785-843-1425

Farms-Acreage

Lights, Alzak Metalite recessed lights. Set of 3. Worked fine when removed during remodel. $30/offer. 785 979 2312. Twin sheet sets, NEW in pkg. Brand Croscill, 200 ct. per kale. $10/set Call 785-865-4215

Machinery-Tools

6 acres w 4 Martin Bldgs., 2 Ladder, 20 ft Extension Ladlg. barns, silo,smokehouse, der for $50. Please call with utils. Near Big Springs 785-841-1239. /Hwy 40. 785-554-9663 14 wooded acres bldg site, Miscellaneous NW, near Lake Perry. Old homesite. Repo, assume 46 volumes of Sax Rohmer, owner financing with no author of Fu Manchu. 18 down payment. $427 hardback and 28 papermonthly. Call 785- 554-9663 backs. Most in good condition. List of titles on reOWNER WILL FINANCE quest. 1 first edition. $50. Great hunting, lots of timber 785-843-9199 40 - 60 - 100 Acres. Rural water, electric, and pond. 92 ac. pasture, good fence, 100 Percent Guaranteed sm. stream, E. of Garnett. Omaha Steaks - SAVE 65 Low down. 913-669-1873 percent on the Family Value Collection. NOW ONLY $49.99 Plus 3 FREE Commercial Real GIFTS & right-to-the-door delivEstate ery in a reusable cooler. ORDER TODAY at 1-888-697-3965 or Multi-family & commercial www.OmahaSteaks.com/famil bldgs. for sale. Offices for y02, use code rent. For more information: 45069NVJ. Theno R.E. 785-843-1811

Little Tikes Climber, Little Tikes Picnic Table, Toys, Halloween Costumes for Kids, Baby Monitor, Jungle Themed Nursery Bedding Set, Shark Steam Mop, CDs, Girl’s 16” Bike, Christmas Stuff, Stationery, Scrapbooks & Paper, Craft Supplies, Jewelry, Purses, Lots of Shoes, Office Stuff, Kitchenware, Longaberger Baskets & Pottery, Tons of Home Decor (many new At Home America items in boxes), Formal Dresses Size 10 & 12, Women’s Dress Clothes, Size 10 Wedding Dress & Size 18 Wedding Dress (Alfred Angelo), Wedding accessories (heart pillow, shoes size 10, wedding tiara, veil, full slip, evening purse), Candles, Women’s Plus Size Clothing, Boy’s Newborn-24 mos, Boy’s 5T, 7-18, Misses Clothes L, Bubble CD Tower, Portable Audiovox Computer (palm pilot type) & Foldable Keyboard, Penny & Quarter Box of Treasures for kids, Hy-Vee Fundraising Coupon Books for Sale & Bake Sale to raise last minute funds for the LHS Band Trip to Festival Disney, and much more...Don’t miss this one!

THURSDAY, MARCH 8, 2012 7B Cars-Imports Porsche 1987 944. Local trade-in priced for quick sale. red, tan interior, 132K miles. Only $2700. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Buick 2005 Century V6, 20-30MPG, Auto, FWD, Cloth, CD, Cruise, Wow 65K, $7500 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049 Cadillac 1999 DeVille, very LOW miles and local two owner clean car! Loaded with optins, excellent condition, Silver with grey interior, and only $5199. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

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

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

Cars-Imports

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

Hyundai 2009 Accent 39K, Blue Lifetime Engine Warranty! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Infiniti 2003 I35. Pearl white with tan leather and moonroof, very popular combination. Essentially same car as a Maxima, but fancier. Very nice sedan w/famous Nissan V6, and automatic. A great buy! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/ /7 Jaguar 2007 X-Type All Wheel Drive. Local car, extremely clean and well equipped. Cream leather interior with heated seats. Traded in on newer Jaguar. Beautiful Dark Chili Red, like new condition. Great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 7

The Selection

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

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

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

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

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

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

Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 Mazda 2005 Tribute, One owner vehicle in excellent condition and low mileage! Completely loaded with V6, leather, moonroof, power/heated seats, rear spoiler and 6 CD changer. Very well maintained with 90,000 miles. $8,500. Please email tia@sunflower.com or call 785-766-5108 if interested. .

www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Don’t see what you want? Give us a call and we can help you find it! Dale Willey Automotive, just ask for Doug at 785-843-5200 2840 Iowa St. Lawrence. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Ford 2010 Fusion SE, Auto, 4cyl, 22-29MPG, 1owner, CD/SYNC, 17” Alloy, PW, PL, Cruise, 114K, $11,900. View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Nissan 2001 Altima Limited Edition. Super clean car in silver with gray clean cloth. Automatic, four door with great gas mileage, all for under $5400. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7 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

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

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

Volkswagen 2008 Rabbit 48K, 4 Door, Silver Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 GMC 2009 Acadia SLT, sunroof, abs, remote start, alloy wheels, On Star, Bose sound, very nice! Stk#490711 only $26,499. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Nissan 2011 Versa Don’t buy new! Save thousands with these great commuter cars! 2 to choose from starting at $13,400 stk#12767 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

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Honda 2010 Accord EXL, one owner local trade, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, very nice! Stk#306421 only $19,326. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com Ford 2002 Thunderbird local trade, very sharp, only 25k miles, alloy wheels, cd changer, power equipment, stk#56689B1 only $20,850. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2008 Accord LX sedan, 4cyl, great gas mileage, ABS, power equipment, front wheel drive, stk#197361 only $14,755. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

$500

requiring a tax-refund style down payment- we will have you approved and driving away your Nicer, Newer car-Today!

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

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

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

for your old car Today PLUS

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Pontiac 2009 Torrent AWD, V6, alloy wheels, roof rack, ABS, very sporty, stk#194281 only $15,841. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Chevrolet 2007 HHR 63K, Dark Blue Call Now! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

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1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

Insured 20 yrs. experience

Financial

Housecleaner

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Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

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REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning

785-766-2785

Spring Cleanup

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

Cleaning

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No Job Too Big or Small

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.

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Tree/Stump Removal Chris Tree Service

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Dear Annie: My best friend, “Maggie,” and I are like sisters. We have great fun, can talk about nearly anything and have supported each other through our toughest times. Our husbands also get along well, and we often do things together. Over the past year, Maggie has become increasingly critical of her husband, “Scott.” He is a likeable guy, but Maggie scolds and picks on him, rolls her eyes and basically treats him with contempt. Granted, Scott can be a little blunt, and his attempts at humor don’t always succeed, but her responses are worse. She will say, “You’re such an idiot. Why don’t you just keep your mouth shut?” Yet, the next minute, they will have their arms around each other. We often see Maggie and Scott at parties, and it is clear that others feel embarrassed by this behavior. Maggie has

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never mentioned marital problems to me. In fact, she says sweet and complimentary things about Scott when it’s just the two of us. I don’t want to jeopardize our terrific friendship, so how do I approach this subject? She doesn’t take criticism well, no matter how gentle. — Baffled Friend Dear Baffled: Some married couples fall into the habit of letting criticisms become common and public. We think Maggie might simply need a little push in the right direction. The next

Brave ‘Face’ on cruelty, redemption A tale of bravery and defiance and almost unimaginable cruelty, the film “Saving Face” (7:30 p.m., HBO) just won the 2012 Oscar for best documentary short. The film explores Pakistan’s dark history of angry men and their relatives who burn women’s faces, often with battery acid, as a means to punish a disobedient wife or to demean and destroy a woman who refuses a marriage proposal or sexual advances. Women as young as 12 come to the Acid Survivors Foundation, a special clinic in Islamabad. Dr. Mohammad Jawad, a Pakistani-born plastic surgeon living in London, volunteers his time and services to help these women and give them back their pride, if not their lives. One woman seen here is so poor and desperate that she’s forced to live with the man who, along with his family, burned her with acid and set her on fire. The Pakistan that is seen in “Saving Face” is like a 21st-century society with one foot stuck in the Middle Ages. But we also see growing ranks of female lawyers, doctors and politicians demanding legislation to toughen laws and enact stricter sentences for perpetrators of these grotesque crimes. The film’s main stories follow two victims through surgery and recuperation as well as the progress of anti-burning legislation through Pakistan’s parliament. We also meet accused perpetrators whose elaborate justifications, denials and excuses give new meaning to the phrase “the banality of evil.” A short, poignant work, “Saving Face” barely penetrates the mentality that leads Pakistani men to such actions. Jawad explains that he offers up his work as a kind of expiation for a society that creates such monsters. But he freely admits that there is only so much he can do.

Tonight’s other highlights

 The first finalist goes home on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox).

 Liz hatches a new attentiongetting scheme on “30 Rock” (7 p.m., NBC).

 The gang bids farewell to Tallahassee on “The Office” (8 p.m., NBC).

 Lost in a hurricane on “The Finder” (8 p.m., Fox).

 “Japan Tsunami: Tales of Terror” (8 p.m., TLC) recalls the disasters that rocked the country in 2011 as captured by eyewitnesses and amateur photographers.

Ricki Lake and Divine star in director John Waters’ 1988 period comedy “Hairspray” (8 p.m., Logo).

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Baseball player-turned-author Jim Bouton is 73. Songwriter Carole Bayer Sager is 68. Actor-director Micky Dolenz is 67. Singer Gary Numan is 54. NBC News anchor Lester Holt is 53. Actor Aidan Quinn is 53. Actor Freddie Prinze Jr. is 36. Actor James Van Der Beek is 35. Rhythm-and-blues singer Kameelah Williams (702) is 34. Rock singer Tom Chaplin (Keane) is 33. Rock musician Andy Ross (OK Go) is 33.

time she says or does something critical of Scott, you might take her aside and say, “Are you angry with Scott? You seem to dislike him so much lately.” You also could give positive reinforcement when you witness affection, adding, “It’s so nice to see you two getting along.” Dear Annie: I’ve been asked to be the maid-ofhonor for a friend. I was planning to throw a bridal shower with 10 to 15 guests at my apartment. I had a nice luncheontype party in mind. The other day, my friend informed me that she wants to invite 65 guests and, since my apartment is too small for that crowd, said I should host it at a local restaurant. I checked with the venue, and it is way too pricey for my budget. Even if I involve the other two bridesmaids, this will be a much bigger expense than I can afford.

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For Thursday, March 8: This year you waver between your feelings and your intellect,two prominent inner voices. You will learn to integrate them or choose which one you want to lean toward. Relationships prove to be very exciting. If you are attached, the two of you have issues to work through. If you are single, you are a magnet to the opposite sex. You could date many different people or one special person; it is your call. The Stars Show the Kind of Day You’ll Have: 5-Dynamic; 4-Positive; 3-Average; 2-So-so; 1-Difficult Aries (March 21-April 19)  You could be stressed out from pressure at work. You are handling too many different situations, and you need to distance yourself. Tonight: Listen to a suggestion. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  Let your creativity soar, and you will be capable of turning a losing situation into a winning one. A friend plays a major role in what is about to take place. Tonight: Put your feet up. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  You might be ready to try another approach or do something differently. Impulsiveness pushes you down the right path. Tonight: Have more fun. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You are likely to say exactly what you are thinking, and others are likely to respond accordingly. You might not be sure what to do. Tonight: Head home while singing an ode to the Full Moon. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Use special caution with a financial matter. You could be very drawn and tired of juggling funds and/or sharing your innate talents.

Are there rules when it comes to bridal shower guest lists? I don’t want to hurt her feelings or lose her friendship, but combined with the expense of the dress, shoes, hair and bachelorette party, I may need to take out a loan. How can I handle this? After all, it’s her wedding. — Soon To Be Poor Maid of Honor Dear Maid: The bride is allowed to give you the guest list, but she must keep to the hostess’s limit. When you told her you would give a shower for 15, she should have kept the guest list at 15. It is inconsiderate of a bride to force anyone to shell out more than they can afford for a shower. We recommend you tell her “so sorry,” this isn’t in your budget. — Send questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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Tonight: Talk yourself through discomfort. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You are all personality and then some. You also could feel as if you have pushed way too hard, and you find others to be constantly challenging. Tonight: Your treat. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Use the afternoon to review some details and make sure everything is as it should be. You could be more on target about a personal matter than you realize. Tonight: As you like it. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Use the daytime hours to the max. You could be surprised by what you make possible. Tonight: Vanish. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Take a long-overdue stand. You could feel pressured to maintain a steady pace. Zero in on what you want. Tonight: Focus on your goals. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Keep reaching out for someone at a distance to get more information. Seek out different opinions. Tonight: In the limelight. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Deal directly with others. A partner and several associates respond more positively on a oneon-one basis. Tonight: Let your mind wander. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Defer to others, and understand what is happening within a relationship. You need to allow others to walk in your footsteps. Tonight: Accept a dinner invitation. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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MESSING AROUND WITH THE GODS By Rob Lee

Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker March 8, 2012 ACROSS 1 Give shelter or refuge to 7 Uppercut target 11 Bottom-row PC key 14 Elaborately embellished 15 Boxcar Willie dressed as one 16 Astor’s line 17 Summer treat for a goddess? 19 Dangerous to drive on 20 Showed off, as clothes 21 Pupil’s flower? 22 Kangaroo babies 25 Assistance provider 26 Airplane assignment 27 Aussie avian 28 “Guinness World Records” suffix 30 Post-wedding title 32 Lee of baking fame 34 Area away from the battle 37 To best 41 Patronizing a well-known retailer? 44 Decreases, as pain 45 Ballesteros of golf 46 Punjabi queen 47 Basketball backboard attachment 49 “Am ___

21 Magazine publisher, e.g.? 22 Eisenberg of “The Social Network” 23 Missouri River city 24 Cash from the Continent 29 ___ Lanka 31 “Arabian Nights” menace 33 Quick impression 35 Woman’s secret 36 Filled pasta 38 Brown eyes or curly hair, e.g. 39 Category 40 Basketry twig 42 Last Greek consonant 43 “Coffee or ___?” 48 Planetary threat in some sci-fi films

risk?” 51 Bad thing to invoke 52 Match audio and video 55 Caribbean taro 58 Many a Wayne flick 60 Beach ball? 61 Very last segment 63 Mo. of Canada’s Thanksgiving 64 Hands-on god in a children’s farm activity? 68 A fifth of “Hamlet” 69 Hype up 70 They make a party a party 71 Adverse vote 72 Ant formation 73 Has a second meeting with DOWN 1 ___ polloi 2 “The ___ of the Deal” 3 “Messenger” molecule 4 Pleasant, weather-wise 5 Serving no purpose 6 Audition for a part 7 Five-alarm dish 8 Flimflammed 9 Footnote notation 10 “Terrible twos” cries 11 Blazing 12 Windward Island St. ___ 13 Clandestine meeting 18 Tidies up

50 Taste bud locale 52 Ashcan School member 53 New Mexico state flower 54 Dressed like King Cole? 56 It’s a fact 57 Simple tune 59 Ax relatives 62 Bridge builder, for one (Abbr.) 64 Kind of meeting at a school 65 Compass pt. opposite WNW 66 All-purpose truck, for short 67 Bacon frying sound

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

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

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fied as the Last Will and Testament of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger and admitted to probate and record, that he be appointed as executor without bond, and that he be granted Letters Testamentary.

Street, in West Baldwin, in the City of Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, according to the recorded plat thereof., commonly known as 1512 College Street, Baldwin City, KS 66006 (the “Property”)

the above entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court.

In addition, a Petition to Complete Conveyance was filed praying that the Court approve and order the conveyance of approximately 20 acres of land located in the Northwest Quarter of Section 7, Township 14 South, Range 20 East of the Sixth Principal Meridian, in Douglas County, Kansas, that was contracted for sale prior to the death of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger.

and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 18th day of April, 2012, in the District Court of Douglas County,Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition.

You are required to file your written defenses thereto on or before March 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. of such day, in this Court, in the City of Lawrence in Douglas County, Kansas, at which time and place the cause will be heard. Should you fail, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petitions.

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Any and all creditors of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger, de(Published in the Lawrence ceased, are hereby notified Daily Journal-World March that they must exhibit their demands against the Estate 8, 2012) within four months from To: Roger Guillory, Camay the date of the first pubM. Guillory and all occu- lished notice as provided pants of 2730 Bluestem by law and that, if their deDrive, Lawrence, Kansas mands are not thus exhib66047, Douglas County, KS, ited, they shall be forever you are hereby advised barred. that ICW Financial, LLC are George M. Hunsinger in possession of personal Petitioner property, household goods, vehicle and other items located at 1772 200 E Rd., Thompson, Ramsdell Lecompton, Kansas 66050. & Qualseth, P.A. You have 30 days to make /s/ Robert W. Ramsdell, arrangements to remove #19300 said personal property, or 333 W. 9th Street the same will be sold or P.O. Box 1264 disposed of in due course Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 841-4554 and without further notice. Attorneys for Petitioner ________ Contact 785-272-8989 to make arrangements. ________ (First published in the Law(First published in the Law- rence Daily Journal-World rence Daily Journal-World February 23, 2012) February 23, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF CIVIL DEPARTMENT DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT The Bank of New York Mellon, as Trustee for CIT Bank of America, N.A., successor by merger to BAC Mortgage Loan Trust 2007-1 Plaintiff, Home Loans Servicing, LP vs. fka Countrywide Home Rebecca Fonseca, et al. Loans Servicing, LP Defendants. Plaintiff, vs. Case No. 10CV769 Marcus A Wheat; Amy R Court No. 8 Wheat ; John Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mary Title to Real Estate Involved Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Mortgage Electronic RegisPursuant to K.S.A. §60 tration Systems, Inc. as nominee for First Magnus NOTICE OF SALE Financial Corporation, Defendants. NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of Case No. 12CV75 an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the DisCourt Number: 5 trict Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the underPursuant to K.S.A. signed Sheriff of Douglas Chapter 60 County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction NOTICE OF SUIT and sell to the highest bidTHE STATE OF KANSAS, to der for cash in hand at The the above-named defend- Jury Assembly Room loants and the unknown cated in the lower level of heirs, executors, adminis- the Judicial and Law Entrators, devisees, trustees, forcement Center building creditors and assigns of of the Douglas County Kansas, on any deceased defendants; Courthouse, the unknown spouses of March 15, 2012 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, real estate: trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants LOT TWENTY-TWO (22), IN that are existing, dissolved BLOCK FOUR (4), IN PRAIRIE or dormant corporations; PARK ADDITION NO. 2, SUBthe unknown executors, ad- DIVISION IN THE CITY OF ministrators, devisees, LAWRENCE, IN DOUGLAS trustees, creditors, succes- COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID sors and assigns of any de- No. U18524-32, Commonly fendants that are or were known as 2941 Whitmore partners or in partnership; Drive, Lawrence, KS 66046 Property”) the unknown guardians, (“the conservators and trustees MS#121831 of any defendants that are minors or are under any le- to satisfy the judgment in gal disability; and the un- the above entitled case. known heirs, executors, ad- The sale is to be made ministrators, devisees, without appraisement and trustees, creditors and as- subject to the redemption signs of any person alleged period as provided by law, to be deceased, and all and further subject to the other persons who are or approval of the Court. may be concerned. Douglas County Sheriff You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC District Court of Douglas By: County, Kansas, praying to Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 foreclose a real estate jhart@msfirm.com mortgage on the following Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 jmichaels@msfirm.com described real estate: Chad R. Doornink, #23536 Lot 7, Block Four, in Whis- cdoornink@msfirm.com pering Meadows Addition, Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 in the City of Eudora, as lcraft@msfirm.com shown by the recorded plat 11460 Tomahawk Creek thereof, in Douglas County, Parkway, Ste 300 Kansas, commonly known Leawood, KS 66211 as 625 East 14th Terrace, (913) 339-9132 Eudora, KS 66025 (the (913) 339-9045 (fax) ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF “Property”)

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NOTICE Pursuant to the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act, 15 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the collection of this debt may be given without the prior consent of the consumer given directly to the debt collector or the express permission of a court of competent jurisdiction. The debt collector is attempting to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Kristen G. Stroehmann (KS # 10551) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (140728) ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 8, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In The Matter of the Estate of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger, Deceased. Case No. 2012-PR-36 Division No. 1 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59 NOTICE OF HEARING & NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas - To All Persons Concerned: You are hereby notified that on March 6, 2012, a Petition for Probate of Lost Will & Appointing Executor was filed in this Court by George M. Hunsinger, an heir, devisee/legatee, and executor named in the Will of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger, deceased, dated March 2, 1999, praying that the conformed Will filed with the Petition be certi-

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MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 jhart@msfirm.com Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 jmichaels@msfirm.com Chad R. Doornink, #23536 cdoornink@msfirm.com Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com 11460 Tomahawk Creek NOTICE Parkway, Ste 300 Pursuant to the Fair Debt Leawood, KS 66211 Collection Practices Act, 15 (913) 339-9132 U.S.C. §1692c(b), no infor- (913) 339-9045 (fax) mation concerning the collection of this debt may be ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF given without the prior consent of the consumer given MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS directly to the debt collec- ATTORNEYS FOR US BANK tor or the express permis- NATIONAL ASSOCIATION IS sion of a court of compe- ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A tent jurisdiction. The debt DEBT AND ANY INFORMAcollector is attempting to TION OBTAINED WILL BE collect a debt and any in- USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. formation obtained will be ________ used for that purpose. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff (140432) ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 8, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT US Bank National Association Plaintiff, vs. Randal L. Smith, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11CV448 Court No. 1 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of the Douglas County Courthouse, Kansas, on March 29, 2012 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate: PARCEL1: COMMENCING AT THE NORTHEAST CORNER OF LOT 102 ON LINCOLN STREET IN BALDWIN CITY, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS; THENCE SOUTH 89°25’10” WEST A DISTANCE OF 60.00 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, SAID POINT BEING ON THE NORTH LINE OF LOT 104; THENCE SOUTH 00°26’05” EAST A DISTANCE OF 139.33 FEET, SAID POINT BEING ON THE SOUTH LINE OF LOT 104; THENCE SOUTH 89°14’04” WEST A DISTANCE 64.35 FEET, SAID POINT BEING ON THE SOUTHWEST CORNER OF THE EAST HALF OF LOT 106; THENCE NORTH 00°23’25” WEST A DISTANCE OF 139.54 FEET, SAID POINT BEING THE NORTHWEST CORNER OF THE EAST HALF OF LOT 106; THENCE NORTH 89°25’10” EAST A DISTANCE OF 64.24 FEET TO THE POINT OF BEGINNING, CONTAINING 8965 SQUARE FEET MORE OF LESS. Tax ID No. B01814A, Commonly known as 711 Lincoln St, Baldwin City, KS 66006 (“the Property”) MS#84094

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 1, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT Federal National Mortgage Association Plaintiff, vs. Lynette Lottinville aka Lynette L Lottinville, et al. Defendants. Case No. 11CV685 Court No. 5 Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at The Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of Douglas County, Kansas, on March 22, 2012 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate: LOT TWO (2), BLOCK ONE (1), IN SCHWARZ ACRES, A SUBDIVISION IN THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID No. U09458, Commonly known as 906 Schwarz Rd, Lawrence, KS 66049 (“the Property”) MS#134693 to satisfy the judgment in the above entitled case. The sale is to be made without appraisement and subject to the redemption period as provided by law, and further subject to the approval of the Court. Douglas County Sheriff MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC By: Jeremy M. Hart, #20886 jhart@msfirm.com Jennifer L. Michaels, #24256 jmichaels@msfirm.com Chad R. Doornink, #23536 cdoornink@msfirm.com Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com 11460 Tomahawk Creek Parkway, Ste 300 Leawood, KS 66211 (913) 339-9132 (913) 339-9045 (fax) ATTORNEYS FOR PLAINTIFF

MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR FEDERAL NATIONAL MORTGAGE ASSOCIATION IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. to satisfy the judgment in ________

MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON, AS TRUSTEE FOR CIT MORTGAGE LOAN TRUST 2007-1 IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 8, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS CIVIL DEPARTMENT U.S. Bank National Association Plaintiff, vs. Roy Taylor; Julia Taylor; John Doe (Tenant/ Occupant); Mary Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Unknown spouse, if any, of Roy Taylor, Defendants. Case No. 12CV126 Court Number: 1 Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 NOTICE OF SUIT THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; the unknown spouses of any defendants; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of any defendants that are existing, dissolved or dormant corporations; the unknown executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors, successors and assigns of any defendants that are or were partners or in partnership; the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of any defendants that are minors or are under any legal disability; and the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased, and all other persons who are or may be concerned. You are notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, praying to foreclose a real estate mortgage on the following described real estate: Lots 35 and 36, on College

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