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School board may subtract ESL from closing equation By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

For some Lawrence school board members, the future of the district’s English as a Second Language program shouldn’t be tied to talks on consolidating

its smallest elementary schools. On Monday evening, the school board continued discussions on whether to reduce six elementary schools — New York, Cordley, Kennedy, Pinckney, Hillcrest and Sunset Hill — down to three

or four in the next two years. For six months, a working group had been tasked with studying that question and came back with two recommendations. One group recommended that all the schools stay open and the district support a bond issue.

The other group believed that consolidation was a valid option but didn’t name which schools should close. At Monday’s meeting, board members quizzed staff about the future of the ESL program and how the district plans to expand it.

Currently, the district has two cluster sites — Hillcrest and Cordley — where ESL students from other elementary schools are sent. It also has smaller neighborhood sites at Schwegler and Sunflower. Please see SCHOOL, page 2A

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WILD TURKEYS take over a wheat field Sunday northeast of Lawrence, where the males strutted their stuff trying to attract the females’ attention.

Flu activity in state increasing By Karrey Britt kbritt@ljworld.com

Flu activity has steadily increased during the past several weeks in Kansas and has reached its highest level so far this season. Dr. Robert Moser, state health officer and secretary of the Kansas Department of Health and Environment, said influenza will continue to circulate through the spring, and he encourages Kansans to get their vaccine if they haven’t yet received one. “There is still time for people to get a flu vaccination to protect themselves, their families and the community,” he said. “The seasonal influenza types we’ve seen in Kansas are covered by the current vaccine.” KDHE identified the first laboratory-confirmed influenza cases of this season Dec. 21. Symptoms of influenza include fever, headache, extreme tiredness, dry cough and muscle aches. Complications can include pneumonia, ear and sinus infections and dehydration; influenza may also worsen other chronic conditions. According to KDHE, vaccination is effective for reducing the chances of getting sick and spreading influenza to others. Anyone 6 months and older is advised to get a vaccination. This is especially important for anyone at high risk of complications or who is caring for, or in regular contact with, an infant less than 6 months old. Babies this age are too young to be vaccinated and are more vulnerable to complications from influenza. The flu vaccine is available at the Lawrence-Douglas County Health Department’s clinic, 200 Maine. The cost is $23 for children ages 6 months to 3 years and $28 for anyone older than 3.

Jayhawks already academic champs By Andy Hyland ahyland@ljworld.com

Take that, Harvard. Kansas University earned top honors in the website Inside Higher Ed’s annual Academic Performance Tournament, which uses teams’ graduation rates and academic performance to determine a winner. KU was joined in the bracket’s Final Four by Texas, Lehigh and Davidson. Each game is judged using teams’ Academic Progress Rate. In case of ties, the teams’ Graduation Success Rates are used. A team’s APR is a score the NCAA uses to track academic eligibility and retention among players. In May, the NCAA recognized KU’s men’s basketball team as one of the teams to earn a perfect 1,000 score.

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— Higher education reporter Andy Hyland can be reached at 832-6388.

City taking action against Packard ‘junkyard’ By Chad Lawhorn clawhorn@ljworld.com

Jimenez, the city’s code enforcement manager. “There is really no other way to describe it.” Fans of the late Packard automobiles — big boats of a machine that CITY once were among the most luxurious of Amer- COMMISSION ican autos — might see the site as a rare opportunity. The property, which is just east of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center, has 15 deteriorating Packard automobiles in its overgrown, partially fenced backyard.

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KU was in the annual bracket’s Final Four last year and won the tournament again in 2010. “I think it reflects the effort that our basketball players, our faculty members, our academic counselors and our tutors put into the academic side of college life,” said Jim Marchiony, associate athletic director. “It certainly is nice that we’ve done so well the last three years.” And as for KU’s traditional rivals, Missouri and Kansas State? MU lost in the Sweet 16 to Brigham Young, and KSU dropped in the Round of 32 to UNC Asheville.

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The Packard brand of automobiles has been extinct since the mid-1950s, and now Lawrence city commissioners are being asked to put an end to perhaps their largest Lawrence resting grounds as well. City commissioners at their meeting tonight will start the process of declaring the property at 1106 R.I. unsafe and in need of demolition. “The property presents itself pretPlease see FLU, page 2A ty much as a junkyard,” said Brian

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“While their APR is probably the last thing on these athletes’ mind at the moment, it shouldn’t be,” the website reported. “That’s because in October, the NCAA Division I Board of Directors passed rules that by the 2015-16 season schools will be required to have at least a score of 930 to participate in any sport’s postseason competition.” The GSR is a stricter standard that measures graduation rates. KU had a GSR score of 91, using six-year graduation rate data calculated from 2003-09. That’s up from last year’s score of 80. KU beat Detroit, Purdue, Belmont, North Carolina, Texas and Davidson on the way to the championship.

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“I’m not a car guy, but I think they probably still have some value to collectors,” Jimenez said. If not, they at least still have a story. An old garage on the property still has the sign of “University Motors,” which research shows began serving as the city’s Packard dealership in the mid1940s. The property is owned by the estate of Raymond Barland. According to a 2004 obituary for Barland, he and his brothers Delmar and Leroy started Please see CITY, page 2A

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DEATHS ESTEL MARIE FYNE Services for Estel Marie Fyne, 86, Fort Scott, formerly of Lawrence, will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the Cheney Witt Chapel in Fort Scott. Burial

will follow in Oak Hill Cemetery, Lawrence. Mrs. Fyne died Saturday, March 10, 2012, at Mercy Hospital.

MERLE E. WAGNER Merle E. Wagner, 87, died March 10, 2012 at Pioneer Ridge Health Unit in Lawrence, KS. Graveside services will be held on Thursday, March 15, at 2:00 p.m. at Penwell Gabel Cemetery, Topeka. He was born Sept. 22, 1924 in Independence, KS, to Ralph and Lorena Barnes Wagner. He graduated from Caney High School and Coffeyville Junior College. He served in the U.S. Air Force in the early 1940s. He married Emogene “Jody” Morrison on Aug. 8, 1948, in Caney, KS. In 1949 he graduated from the University of Kansas with a bachelor’s degree in Architectural Engineering. He joined Casson Construction Company in Topeka, where he eventually became General Manager. In 1958, he founded his own business, Wagner Construction Company, which he operated for over 30 years. He was also a part owner of Topeka Lath & Plaster. During his career, he was the state treasurer of the Associated General Contractors and he served as its president in 1972. He also served on the AGC State Board of Directors and the National Board of Directors. In 1968 he purchased a farm near

Hoyt and enjoyed parttime farming for 30 years. Merle retired from his construction business in 1989 and from farming in 1998. He was preceded in death by his wife Jody, his parents, three brothers and two sisters. His is survived by his four children, Cheryl Wagner and husband John Nixon of Lawrence, Jayne Sullivan and husband John of Fort Worth, TX, Dean and partner Kimberly Swick of Topeka, and Diane Bracciano and husband Tom of Lawrence; 7 grandchildren, Elizabeth LaPreze (Ryan), Sarah Bodle, Anna Nathan (Brad Hayes), Mark Kelly (Stacie), Emily Sullivan, Megan Bracciano, and Lauren Bracciano; 6 great-grandchildren, Jacob, Lindsay, Owen, Sullivan, Delaynie, and Garrett; a sister, Lois Henderson, of Sand Springs, OK; and a foster son, Corey Valenta of Topeka. The family suggests memorial donations be made to Grace Hospice, 1420 Wakarusa, Ste. 202, Lawrence, KS 66049. To leave a special message for the family online, please visit www.Dove Cremation.com. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

VIVIAN ELLIS Vivian Ellis of Fair Play, Missouri, passed peacefully from this life on Sunday, March 11, 2012, surrounded by the love and honor of her family. Mrs. Ellis was born Vivian Vickers on November 28, 1924, to Elmer and Mona Vickers of Dederick, MO. She was married to William Ellis who preceded her in death in 1997. Vivian was known by all as a person who deeply cared for others both in her personal life and in her 26-year career as a food service provider for the children of the Kansas City, Mo., Public Schools. When she and her husband retired to the Lake Stockton area she continued this life of service by volunteering at the Stockton Nursing Home for 15 years, where she also was lovingly cared for in her final days. Vivian is survived by her beloved daughters, Sue Kemp and husband Garry of Lee’s Summit, MO, and Vickie Otten and husband Jim of Lawrence, KS. She also leaves a beautiful legacy of grandsons: Craig Evans and wife Christine of San Diego, CA, and Matt Bray and wife Juvy

of Lee’s Summit, Mo.; granddaughters: Jennifer Genneralli and husband Tom of Overland Park, KS, and Tammy Kemp of Kansas City, Mo., as well as great-grandchildren: Madaline Branstetter, Austin and Hailey Bray, Lexi Evans, and Julia and Thomas Genneralli. All of Vivian’s family and friends feel blessed to have had this strong, independent and loving soul in our lives for so many wonderful years. We will carry the memories and love she shared with us all the rest of our days and know God’s love was both embodied in her and embracing her now. The family requests that in lieu of flowers memorials be made to the Lake Stockton Healthcare Facility, PO Box 945, Stockton, MO 65785. Services will be held at Bland-Hackleman Funeral Home, 3130 E. Hwy 54, El Dorado Springs, MO 64744 on Saturday, March 17 at 1:30 p.m. Visitation will be held from 12:30 to 1:30. Burial will take place at Mt. Vernon Cemetery. Please sign this guestbook at obituaries.ljworld. com.

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wanted to know whether the actual school buildings influenced where ESL programs were housed. Beyond having small rooms for meeting with ESL students individually and plenty of curbsides for buses to drop off students, buildings don’t have to change that much. That had school board President Mark Bradford questioning whether the ESL program should even be part of the discussion of whether to close schools. “To me that ties more into budget hearing issues than it would the facilities question,” Bradford said.

In other news, the school board accepted Bodensteiner’s resignation. Bodensteiner, who oversees all the teaching and learning functions of the school system, has accepted a position as executive director of teaching and learning in Bellevue, Neb., public schools. Bodensteiner has spent 12 years in the district, seven as a principal for Cordley School and five as the chief academic officer.

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Board member Shannon Kimball wanted to know at what point schools should stop sending students to cluster sites and form their own ESL programs. “The way you asked it isn’t entirely the way we approached it over time,” Chief Academic Officer Kim Bodensteiner told Kimball. “It has also been: When is a cluster site getting too big in terms of space and balance?” With Hillcrest, the largest ESL site, having 60 percent of its students in the ESL program, district staff said they are looking at ways to expand the program once again. “Our ESL numbers are going to continue to grow, and so the likelihood of having cluster sites in place in the near to moderate future is going to be there,” Superintendent Rick Doll said, noting it was likely that the district would get another neighborhood site. Board members also

Man to stand trial in police standoff case By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

A Douglas County judge on Monday ordered a 22-year-old Lawrence man to stand trial on a charge of attempted aggravated battery against a law enforcement officer related to a Nov. 29 standoff with police. During a preliminary hearing Monday, prosecutors accused Brian Lee Bailey of pointing a gun — with his finger inside the trigger guard — at the front door of a mobile home in the 3200 block of Iowa Street while officers were standing outside. Police were responding to a domestic disturbance that evening. A sergeant who

had gone to the back of the mobile home testified he looked through a window and saw Bailey point the gun in the direction of the door. “That led them to believe the defendant was ready to shoot,” assistant district attorney Catherine Decena Skinner said. Whether officers had identified themselves as police was a point of contention during the hearing. Bailey’s defense attorney said it was dark and Bailey was attempting to defend his property from possible intruders. “There were no threats made to the officers that they were going to be harmed,” defense attorney

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a 30-year-old Lawrence Charges not filed man was arrested about 5 in weekend arrests a.m. Sunday on charges of burglary, theft, battery and Two people arrested in assault after he was acseparate weekend incidents cused of attempting to gain were released from jail after access to cars in a driveway prosecutors declined to file in the 2700 block of Grand charges Monday. Circle. After residents A 39-year-old Lawrence inside the house confronted woman was him, the suspect was acarrested cused of pushing a female Saturday victim. No one was injured. afternoon Both could be charged in the 1700 later. The Journal-World block of West generally does not identify 19th Street suspects unless they are on charges of domestic formally charged. battery, aggravated battery and aggravated assault NEA chairman after she was accused of swerving a vehicle toward to visit Lawrence a man standing outside the The chairman for the residence after a physical National Endowment for the altercation inside the resiArts is scheduled to visit dence, said Kim Murphree, a police spokeswoman. The Lawrence on Thursday as man had jumped out of the part of his nationwide Art path of the vehicle and suf- Works tour. Rocco Landesman ran a fered minor injuries. private investment firm and In a separate incident,

Clinton Lee said. Lee said the revolver found later in a secluded place in the bedroom was not loaded. Bailey eventually peacefully surrendered to police. Skinner argued Bailey was aware the men were police because an officer testified when he went to the front door he saw a man peek his head out briefly and then suddenly close and lock the door. Skinner also said an officer identified himself as police. District Judge Sally Pokorny is scheduled to arraign Bailey on March 19. — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be reached at 832-7144. Follow him at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock.

produced several Broadway shows before becoming chairman of the NEA. He is scheduled to participate in a panel discussion on creative placemaking at 11:30 a.m. Thursday at the Spencer Museum of Art, 1301 Miss. He is also scheduled to meet with arts and civic leaders at the Lawrence Arts Center and the Percolator to learn about how they use the arts to create vibrant, livable communities. Landesman will be joined by panelists including muralist David Loewenstein; KU professor of geography Jay T. Johnson; environmental architect Bob Berkebile; scholar and author Daniel Wildcat; and Nebraska Arts Council Executive Director Suzanne Wise. Spencer Museum director Saralyn Reece Hardy will moderate the discussion.

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Charlotte Marthaler, assistant director of the local health department, said the department hadn’t seen or heard of an uptick in flu activity in Douglas County but said it’s not unusual for there to be a rise this time of year. To avoid spreading flu, Marthaler encourages residents to cover coughs and sneezes, wash hands and stay home when sick, even if it means canceling a spring break trip. “If you are not feeling

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University Motors in 1947. Old phone books indicate the dealership was in the 700 block of New Hampshire Street into the 1960s. How the cache of cars ended up at 11th and Rhode Island isn’t clear. Brian Barland, a son of Raymond Barland, didn’t return phone calls for this article. City officials aren’t sure how the cars ended up there either, and at this point they’re more interested in how they’re going to be removed from the site. “The situation at the property right now is a pretty significant issue from a code standpoint,” Jimenez said. Commissioners at their meeting today won’t take any final action to order the vehicles’ removal or to demolish the abandoned house and other structures. Instead, commissioners will set May 15 as a public hearing date to consider the issue. Determining how to deal with the houses and sheds on the property may end up being a larger issue than ordering the old cars — Reporter Christine Metz can be to be removed. The house, reached at 832-6352.

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well, stay home,” she said. To avoid getting the flu, she encourages plenty of rest, eating well and limiting alcohol consumption — all atypical of spring break vacations and St. Patrick’s Day festivities. On average, 5 to 20 percent of the U.S. population contracts influenza yearly and more than 200,000 people are hospitalized with complications. Serious complications of the influenza can lead to pneumonia and even death. — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Read her health blog at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

even though it is in bad need of repair, is still considered a “contributing structure” to the North Rhode Island Residential Historic District. As a result, the city’s Historic Resources Commission will consider the future of the property at its April meeting. But as Jimenez said, historic resources commissioners generally don’t like approving the demolition of a historic property without first seeing a replacement plan. Jimenez said the Barland family hasn’t presented to him any replacement plan or plans to rehabilitate the property. Although the city has the legal authority to declare the structures unsafe and order their demolishing, they don’t have the authority to force the property owners to build new structures on the property. “We might run into a quandary, so to speak,” Jimenez said. “If the current owners don’t have the ability to rehab it, we still won’t want this property to continue to sit there in its current condition. We’ll just have to wait and see how the Historic Resources meeting goes.” — City reporter Chad Lawhorn can be reached at 832-6362. Follow him at Twitter.com/clawhorn_ljw

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BRIEFLY Writer to chat about brain injury, book Lawrence resident Louise Krug will be available at 2 p.m. Wednesday to discuss her new book, “Louise: Amended.” The book is about a brain bleed she suffered at age 22. It chronicles her life before, during and after brain surgery that left her with disabilities, including paralysis. The book is available at The Raven bookstore, 6 E. Seventh St. She will Krug be participating in an online chat on WellCommons.com. You can submit questions anytime at WellCommons.com/chats. Make sure to log back on to WellCommons.com during or after the chat to see if your question was answered. For more about Krug’s book, visit WellCommons.com and click on “Lawrence resident Louise Krug chronicles lifechanging brain injury in new book.”

Concealed carry bill heads to Senate TOPEKA — Gun owners who have a Kansas concealed-carry permit would be allowed to bring their weapons into more public buildings under a bill approved Monday by the state House. The House’s 74-50 vote sends the measure to the Senate, where it’s likely to get a cool reception. House members rewrote the bill so that it’s not as strong as its supporters initially wanted, but it still faces opposition from many local governments and higher education officials. The bill prohibits many state and local government agencies from banning concealed guns on their premises unless they have “adequate” security.

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ENVIRONMENTAL PROTECTION AGENCY ADMINISTRATOR LISA JACKSON speaks at a forum with Chris Brown, a professor in Kansas University’s environmental studies program, Monday at KU’s Spooner Hall.

EPA leader discusses pollution, stresses importance of regulations By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

From offshore drilling to the Baker Wetlands, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Lisa Jackson tackled some of the nation and state’s most controversial environmental issues Monday afternoon. “I’m here today because so much of what I do every day is really about your future, and you have the power to influence the direction we go,” Jackson told the crowd of students and faculty that had gathered at Kansas University’s Spooner Hall. Jackson, the first African-American woman to head the federal environmental regulatory

agency, told the audience that she came to her role of protector of the environment not by the Teddy Roosevelt ideal of preserving pristine open spaces. Instead, she said her concern was in the “brownside” of the environment and ways to curb pollution. “I always tease people I don’t sleep outside, but I do my job to make sure you can,” Jackson said. Jackson acknowledged the criticism the agency has fallen under in recent years from those who believe environmental regulation has “hobbled” the economy. Jackson went on to defend her agency, saying it is consistent with American values to not let industries pollute

water with raw sewage, to keep vehicles from emitting lead toxins, to limit the mercury pollution coming from power plants and to monitor the chemicals used in producing food. “We won’t back down from protecting our kids from mercury pollution, or making sure that our food is safe and our water is clean,” Jackson said. Jackson did address one controversial local issue, the building of the South Lawrence Trafficway through the Baker Wetlands south of Lawrence. The area has been marked as a sacred space for Native Americans. Jackson was asked what role the EPA played in recognizing spiritual places in the siting process.

Tribes are given special roles in the consultation process, she said. “I think when you talk about tribes that for many, many decades now, they have felt as though they don’t have the opportunity to move or be mobile, so their cultural sites are extremely important,” Jackson said. “For those reasons, finding out what those issues are is what the law says we should do.” And, as someone who grew up in New Orleans, Jackson said she recognizes the importance that wetlands play in flood prevention. “When we didn’t have them to break the impact of Hurricane Katrina, we missed them tremendously,” Jackson said.

TOPEKA — It’s called the “No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act,” but House Bill 2598, which will be worked on in committee this week, deals with much more than taxes. The anti-abortion group Kansans for Life says the bill strengthens civil rights for the unborn and increases crucial information given to women who are thinking of getting an abortion. In testimony on the bill, state LEGISLATURE Rep. Lance Kinzer, R-Olathe, described it as a comprehensive measure “dealing with a variety of important issues where expansion, clarification or codification is necessary in our law.” But Kari Ann Rinker, the Kansas coordinator of the National Organization for Women, calls the 68-page measure “the most sweeping antiabortion bill in the nation.” The bill would make dozens of changes in Kansas abortion law. Please see ABORTION, page 4A

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Legislators urged to reject plan to scrap Earned Income Tax Credit By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

TOPEKA — Advocates for the poor and a mother of two, who worked her way out of a four-month stay at a homeless shelter, argued Monday in favor of maintaining the Earned Income Tax Credit, which has been targeted for elimination by Gov. Sam Brownback and reduction by House Republican leaders. Tosha Jansen-Conkey, a graduate of Kansas University, said that in 2007 she was divorced, bankrupt and the mother of two boys. “My biggest reward is the love of my two children,” she said, who are now 6 and 5. She worked several jobs to keep her family afloat and lived for four months at the Topeka Rescue Mission. Jansen-Conkey said the EITC has been crucial to her family. “Without this sort of relief, I may not have been able to get on my two feet,” she said. Brownback’s plan to reduce income tax rates and slash business taxes includes eliminating numerous deductions and credits, including the state

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TOSHA JANSEN-CONKEY, mother of two, speaks Monday during a news conference against attempts to eliminate the Earned Income Tax Credit. portion of the EITC. The House Republican leadership tax plan would cut the credit by half. The Brownback administration has said there is widespread fraud in the EITC. In January, Brownback’s Budget Director Steve Anderson said: “We have no way of making sure, for example, that a single mother is spending that on needs for her children.” But Sister Therese Bangert, of the Catholic Sisters of Charity, disagreed with Anderson’s assessment. She said low-income families use the EITC to pay off medical and credit card bills, rent, car repairs and other necessary expenses. “The EITC has been

studied and studied and showed positive outcomes for families,” she said. A coalition of groups, called the Partnership to Preserve the Earned Income Tax Credit, said that more than 90 percent of Kansas’ EITC dollars go to families with children, and the average credit is about $360. The coalition said the EITC lifts more children out of poverty than any other single program and was adopted to help working low-income families offset sales and property taxes. Bangert said she was personally offended that talk of tax fraud seems to only come up with the EITC and not the tax dodges used by wealthier people. Jansen-Conkey, who over the past several years has worked jobs mopping floors, selling cars, and is now a legal secretary, said she received $735 from the credit this year. She said the credit has helped her buy a van and make a down payment on a mobile home. Removing the EITC would “be taking away too much from children who have too little,” she said. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

Legislation on track to get dinner train TOPEKA — The Kansas House on Monday advanced a measure that state Rep. TerriLois Gregory says is needed to bring a dinner train to Gregory run between Baldwin City and Ottawa. “This is a rolling restaurant,” Gregory, R-Baldwin City, said. House Bill 2689 would allow the sale and consumption of alcoholic beverages on a railway car. The Elkhorn Valley Railcar Co. in Nebraska has expressed an interest in operating a dinner train, Gregory said. A final vote on the measure is expected today.

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Under the Kansas legislation, for pregnancies at least 10 weeks from the last menstrual period, the abortion provider must use a handCONTINUED FROM PAGE 3A held Doppler fetal monitor and “make the emA hearing on the legisla- bryonic or fetal heartbeat of the unborn child tion held last month pro- audible for the pregnant woman to hear.”

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duced the annual battle in the Statehouse between anti-abortion groups and abortion rights supporters. Some fireworks erupted when Rinker, recalling that the Legislature and Gov. Sam Brownback enacted several major antiabortion bills last year, offered the House Federal and State Affairs Committee a rubber stamp with the word “approved,” which angered some committee members. But then the bill faded in the background for several weeks, as the Legislature hurtled toward other issues and deadlines.

KU Med Center concerns That changed last week when officials at Kansas University Medical Center informed legislators there was a provision in the bill that could jeopardize its accreditation. According to KU, accreditation requirements say that medical residents being trained as OB-GYNs must gain experience with induced abortion and complications due to abortion, unless they have a religious or moral objection. The residents gain this experience at facilities not owned or operated by the state. One part of HB 2598 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.” When legislators reported that they were working with KU to solve this issue, the influential anti-abortion group Kansans for Life sounded the alarm. “Time to end University of Kansas abortion training,” said a call to action by Kansans for Life. Kathy Ostrowski, of Kansans for Life, said, “There is no professional reason that OB-GYN resident physicians have to learn how to destroy unborn children in order to achieve competency in pregnancy management, stillbirth evacuation or treating abortion complications.” And she urged people to contact Brownback and legislators “to stop abortion training by KU!” The wrangling over the bill concerning KU Medical Center has increased

scrutiny of other parts of the bill as the abortion issue has gained heightened publicity across the nation. Earlier this month, Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed into law a bill requiring that women seeking abortions undergo abdominal ultrasounds. But dropped from an earlier version of the bill, after a national uproar, was a vaginally invasive form of ultrasound.

Details of the bill Under the Kansas legislation, for pregnancies at least 10 weeks from the last menstrual period, the abortion provider must use a hand-held Doppler fetal monitor and “make the embryonic or fetal heartbeat of the unborn child audible for the pregnant woman to hear.” Dr. Herbert Hodes, an obstetrician-gynecologist who provides abortion services, said, “The Legislature should not be in the business of forcing medical tests on women and requiring physicians to violate their ethical obligations.” The measure would also make it a crime for a person to perform an abortion with the knowledge that the pregnant woman was seeking the abortion solely on account of the sex of the child. The bill also requires the physician to inform a woman seeking an abortion about the risks of abortion on premature

birth in future pregnancies and breast cancer. Abortion rights groups point to scientific studies that dispute this assertion. The measure also would have the effect of creating new taxes on expenses related to abortion services or insurance coverage for abortion and imposes state sales taxes on drugs and medications used in an abortion. The bill also excludes the threat of suicide or self-harm from the definition of substantial and irreversible impairment of a major bodily function for the purposes of seeking a post-viability abortion. And it would prevent any group providing abortion services, such as Planned Parenthood, from offering materials for human sexuality classes in school districts. And another part of the bill would eliminate a civil cause of action for wrongful life or wrongful death, according to a state bill summary. Abortion rights supporters say this may allow physicians to conceal from the pregnant woman information about abnormalities in the fetus. The Federal and State Affairs Committee is scheduled to work on the bill either today, Wednesday or Thursday. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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Dental care The importance of good dental care is getting some much-needed attention in Kansas.

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ental care isn’t just a cosmetic issue. It is an important health concern that is drawing needed attention across Kansas. In an attempt to draw even more attention to the issue, the Kansas Health Foundation is launching a new campaign called “Truth About Teeth.” The Wichita-based foundation plans to use billboards and other advertising to inform Kansans about the state’s dental health. One billboard will inform people that 58 percent of Kansas third-graders have experienced tooth decay. Other statistics cited by the foundation: OKansas hospitals reported more than 17,500 emergency room visits related to dental problems in 2010. (That included 488 ER visits to Lawrence Memorial Hospital.) OKansas ranks 18th in the United States for total tooth loss among senior citizens. OOnly 25 percent of Kansas dentists accept patients insured through Medicaid. ONinety-three Kansas counties do not have enough dentists to serve their residents and 13 have no dentists at all. That last statistic was questioned by a local dentist responding to a recent article on the Journal-World’s wellcommons.com website. He noted that Douglas County is among those listed as underserved, which doesn’t make much sense considering the number of dentists who practice in Lawrence. He also noted that the availability of dentists isn’t as big an issue as the lack of dentists who treat Medicaid patients. The number of dentists who provide that care is so low, he said, because of the state’s low reimbursement rates and the burdensome filing requirements for that reimbursement. He also noted that individuals, especially those who know they can’t afford to visit a dentist regularly, need to take responsibility for their own dental health by brushing, flossing and limiting their sugar intake. Those are all good points. It doesn’t matter if there are more dentists if people can’t afford to visit them. If the state’s current Medicaid rates or paperwork pose a serious impediment to dental care in the state, officials should try to address those issues. The importance of personal responsibility also should be covered in the Kansas Health Foundation’s education campaign. It’s likely that many of the dental-related visits to Kansas emergency rooms could have been avoided by good dental hygiene or a timely visit to a dentist before the problem reached the critical stage. Lawrence is fortunate to have the Douglas County Dental Clinic, which can provide such care to low-income residents. People have the tendency to think of dental health as being related only to the teeth and gums, but serious dental problems also affect a person’s overall health. Congratulations to the Kansas Health Foundation for putting new emphasis on dental health issues. We hope the foundation’s campaign will spawn many new education and health initiatives to improve dental health across Kansas.

Putin’s hatred of U.S. poses challenge MOSCOW— Can Washington have a productive relationship with a Russian leader who thinks Americans are out to destroy him? After a week of listening to official anti-American rhetoric in Moscow, I find it hard to see how. Vladimir Putin, newly elected to a third presidential term (after an interval as prime minister), has made clear he believes Washington has him in its crosshairs. “Nobody can impose their policy on us,” he proclaimed to a cheering crowd at his victory rally near the Kremlin. “Our people could recognize the provocation from those who want to destroy the country. The Orange scenario will never work here.” Putin was referring to the 2004 Orange Revolution in the Ukraine, where street protests overturned a pro-Russian, antidemocratic president. The Russian leader thinks the United States directed the Orange Revolution. He also thinks that Russians protesting rigged elections are paid by the United States.

Putin’s paranoia “Putin really believes that the United States is out to get him and intends to have a regime change in Russia,” says Dmitri Trenin, director of the Carnegie Moscow Center. Indeed, the depth of Putin’s paranoia is more germane to future U.S.-Russian relations than whether he rigged the election (even had his margin not been padded by fraud, he still would have won). Some argue Russian foreign policy won’t change much under Putin 2.0. After all, President Obama’s cooperative relationship with outgoing President Dmitry Medvedev — the “reset” in U.S.-Russian relations — required a green light from Putin. Moreover, U.S. officials

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Imagined motives Consider the following: In December, Putin accused Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton of having sent a “signal” that ignited political protests. U.S. Ambassador Michael McFaul was met with a barrage of hostility after he arrived in Moscow in January; he was accused on statecontrolled TV of being sent to foment a revolution. McFaul was a chief architect of Obama’s “reset.” However, he has long been involved with nongovernmental organizations that promote democracy, which makes him suspect to Putin. And he upset the Kremlin when, the day after presenting his credentials, he met with opposition activists, along with visiting Deputy Secretary of State William

Back to KGB roots However, Russian political analysts tell me Putin’s anti-Americanism has much deeper roots than electioneering. No doubt it springs in part from his KGB training and indoctrination. He is still smarting from Russia’s lost superpower status, and from NATO’s expansion into Eastern Europe. And he was angered at the Bush administration’s assertion of global dominance and its Iraq war. So, says the Carnegie Center’s Trenin, Putin fell back on “fantasies of alliance with Europe or China vs. the United States.” To be fair, Russia’s inter-

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ests in Syria and Iran do differ from America’s. “Most of those in the Putin entourage think Syrian President Bashar al-Assad can tough it out and he will be extremely grateful to Russia,” says Georgi Mirsky, one of Russia’s leading Middle East experts. Russia sells arms to Damascus and can dock its ships in the Syrian port of Tartus, the only Mediterranean port to which it has access. And Putin is bitter that his support for humanitarian intervention in Libya led to a NATO military intervention — and regime change in Tripoli. As for Iran, says Mirsky, “the Russian foreign ministry believes Iranian leaders are rational, not fanatics, and not determined to produce a bomb.” If Putin were merely using anti-Americanism to rally domestic support, if his attitude toward Washington was pragmatic, one still might imagine some U.S.-Russian cooperation on issues where security interests overlap, even on missile defense and Iran. But if anti-Americanism has become Putin’s guiding principle — a very personal, deeply held conviction — then it’s much harder to imagine cooperation. Challenged at home, Putin will regard Washington’s continued (and justified) support for Russian civil society as a scheme to remove him. In that case, cooperation with Washington would seem a sign of weakness. “If Putin sets the U.S. up as public enemy number one, it could have consequences,” says Trenin. It would mean more tensions in the Middle East and Europe. The reset of the “reset” may depend less on rational factors and much more on what is going through Putin’s mind.

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Burns. Yet this is normal U.S. policy. And the unprecedented vitriol directed McFaul’s way indicates the depth of Putin’s suspicions about U.S. intentions. Anti-Americanism was a central feature of the Russian leader’s presidential campaign, playing on the innate suspicions of Russians raised to think the United States was hostile. In the run-up to the election, I heard anti-American rhetoric on state TV talk so strident it would have shocked Politburo members in the former Soviet Union. TV stations aired documentaries describing U.S. “plots” to attack or dismember Russia — and alleged American schemes to make Putin resign. “We are surrounded by predators, wolves,” Deputy Prime Minister Dmitry Rogozin intoned on a TV talk show on election eve. Of course, such agitprop was aimed at boosting the votes for Putin by tarring opposition activists as foreign agents. And it worked: small wonder that a cabbie who voted for Putin asked me, with deep sincerity, “Why does America want to destroy us?”

Keeping a list To the editor: I read that the sweeping antiabortion bill being introduced to the Kansas Legislature will tax the abortion procedure of rape victims or procedures to save a mother’s life. I can see a room full of cigar-smoking MEN sitting in the back rooms with an extensive list of how to continue the war on women, little bit by little bit. It’s a continuing embarrassment that these hacks are doing everything they can think of to make our bounteous state look so small-minded, tight and anti-female. And they do it secretively, like burying this stupid provision in a 69-page bill. I have news for you, boys. We’re keeping lists of who votes for what. Charles Gruber, Lawrence

Lost and found To the editor: On Feb. 26, I had just returned from taking our recently adopted dog for her bedtime walk and was in the garage wiping her feet. The garage door was on its way down, but something spooked her and she bolted for the door, causing it to come back up. It was about 10:30 p.m., so looking for a black dog was impossible. I spent almost the entire next day combing the wooded area around our house to no avail. Her foster par-

ents even brought two of their dogs to help us look. I called the radio station and the humane society to alert them in case someone found her. After two and a half days, I was sure we would never see her again. Because of her history of being the smallest dog of a litter of seven, she is a very shy, scared little girl, so I knew she would never let anyone help her. However, on the third day, I got a call from the shelter saying she had been brought in by the animal control officer. This would never have happened had the people on Hunter’s Hill not called Animal Control after they were unsuccessful in luring her to them. Animal Control had to trap her in order to catch her. I want to thank whoever called Animal Control and also the officers for their diligence in catching our dog. We will be forever grateful for the help of everyone who had a hand in helping us get our dog back. Linda Trotter, Lawrence

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Today Wed. Today Wed. Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Cities Hi Lo W Hi Lo W Memphis 82 65 pc 82 64 c Albuquerque 66 41 s 71 42 s 82 68 pc 82 70 pc Anchorage 29 23 sn 33 26 sn Miami 64 46 s 68 54 pc Atlanta 78 58 pc 79 60 pc Milwaukee Minneapolis 64 48 s 70 44 pc Austin 75 64 pc 79 65 c Nashville 80 58 pc 79 60 pc Baltimore 76 48 pc 74 48 s Birmingham 80 60 t 80 59 pc New Orleans 80 63 pc 78 61 c New York 72 53 pc 68 47 s Boise 63 44 sh 55 43 c 76 50 s 75 49 pc Boston 62 48 pc 56 41 pc Omaha Orlando 82 60 s 84 60 pc Buffalo 58 37 pc 60 42 s Philadelphia 74 53 pc 73 47 s Cheyenne 68 37 s 66 33 s 81 54 s 81 54 s Chicago 65 50 s 75 55 pc Phoenix Pittsburgh 71 47 pc 71 51 s Cincinnati 74 52 pc 76 58 s Portland, ME 56 42 c 50 33 pc Cleveland 62 38 pc 62 51 s Portland, OR 48 39 sh 50 44 r Dallas 82 62 pc 77 63 c Reno 61 42 c 61 41 c Denver 74 39 s 74 40 s 76 53 pc 78 51 s Des Moines 73 54 s 77 54 pc Richmond 62 50 r 62 48 r Detroit 67 38 pc 68 51 pc Sacramento 76 58 s 81 61 pc El Paso 74 49 s 78 51 pc St. Louis Salt Lake City 65 41 pc 64 41 pc Fairbanks 7 -14 c 12 -11 c San Diego 63 54 pc 63 56 pc Honolulu 81 65 pc 81 68 s San Francisco 60 50 r 60 49 r Houston 80 64 pc 79 64 c 44 31 sh 47 40 r Indianapolis 72 56 pc 75 59 pc Seattle 44 28 sh 44 35 c Kansas City 80 58 s 79 58 pc Spokane Tucson 79 48 s 81 50 s Las Vegas 74 54 pc 74 54 s Tulsa 84 60 s 80 60 c Little Rock 82 60 pc 81 60 c 77 54 pc 71 51 s Los Angeles 66 53 pc 66 55 pc Wash., DC National extremes yesterday for the 48 contiguous states High: Monroe, LA 88° Low: Mullan Pass, ID 13°

A bank with Lawrence ties has inked a deal to change its ownership structure. Winfield-based CornerBank, which has a branch at 1201 Wakarusa Drive, will sell its shares to Vintage Bancorp, a proposed bank holding company that is being formed by executives with Vintage Bank Kansas, a small community bank in Leon. Several shareholders of CornerBank also are expected to join the new holding company. “CornerBank was looking for some new shareholders to take them to another level,” said Steven Worrell, president of Vintage Bancorp. “Some of their shareholders also were looking to

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get out and we are looking to grow, and we like their management team.” Worrell said he doesn’t have any immediate plans to change the Lawrence operations, but he said the company is looking to expand into new markets. The company plans to keep the CornerBank name. CornerBank’s management team and employees are expected to continue with the new company. CornerBank is listed as about a $275 million bank with locations in Winfield, Arkansas City, Wellington, Douglass, Oxford, Wichita and Lawrence. Vintage Bank Kansas is a $14 million bank with a single location in Leon.

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Humility crucial for KU This is the time of year that all coaches, broadcasters and office bracket-pool participants say the same words ad nauseum: “It’s not about the seedings in the tournament. It’s all about the match-ups.” In reality, that doesn’t really apply to relatively balanced basketball teams such as Kansas University’s. For example, was Missouri a good match-up or a bad match-up for KU? Well, for a stretch starting with the final 2:04 of the Columbia game and ending with 10:50 left in the Lawrence game, it appeared to be an awful match-up. Missouri won that 31:14 stretch, 78-51. For the remaining 15:50, it looked like a terrific match-up for Kansas, which outscored the Tigers 36-19 during that memorable stretch. Kansas is even better inside than on the perimeter, but point guard Tyshawn Taylor is one of the best in the nation, so it’s not as if the Jayhawks are particularly vulnerable to any one style. In the case of KU, the most significant match-up pits the players vs. their mirrors. A confident and humble Kansas is capable of competing against any team in the country. A confident and vain Kansas is capable of stinking up the joint against any NCAA Tournamentcaliber squad. A confident and humble Kansas adheres to the scouting report. A confident and vain Kansas thinks it can win on sheer talent. Asked to speak to what type of teams make for good and bad match-ups for KU, Taylor responded in a manner that all his teammates should embrace. “I think any match-up can be a bad match-up for us if we aren’t rebounding the ball or we aren’t tuned in defensively,” Taylor said. “We know any team can beat us if we aren’t a good defensive team. A good match-up for us would be any team who plays us when we are playing well.” Confident yet humble words. “Like I said, I think if we prepare like we want to win and like we are an underdog, almost, I think it is going to be hard to beat us,” Taylor said. For the Jayhawks, the seed just might mean more than the match-up. A No. 1 seed four of the past five years, Kansas enters as a No. 2 this time. “I think the last couple of years, when we were a No. 1 seed, we felt like we had to win it,” Taylor said. “I feel the same way this year, but I don’t feel like it is on us as much. I don’t think anybody is going to call us failures or say that we let them down or we choked or whatever it might be.” Winning an eighth consecutive Big 12 championship killed any chance of being labeled failures by a reasonable person.

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KANSAS JUNIOR MONICA ENGELMAN, LEFT, HUGS SENIOR FORWARD AISHAH SUTHERLAND while the rest of the team celebrates after learning it had earned an at-large berth in the NCAA Tournament. KU will face Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Little Rock, Ark.

KU celebrates trip to NCAAs By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

On Saturday, Kansas University women’s basketball coach Bonnie Henrickson and Nebraska women’s coach Connie Yori were in the same high school gym recruiting for the future. Little did they know, their immediate future would include a head-to-head matchup in this week’s NCAA Tournament.

For the first time in Henrickson’s eight seasons at Kansas — and the first time since 2000 — KU earned an at-large bid to the NCAAs. The 11thseeded Jayhawks will play No. 6 seed Nebraska at 6:30 p.m. Sunday in Little Rock, Ark., in the first round of the NCAA Tournament. “I saw her, got up and walked over and said, ‘Hey, congratulations on a great year. I never got to see you play, so talk to me about your

team,’” recalled Henrickson of her encounter with Yori. “I told that to the (KU) players, and they asked if she talked to me. I said, ‘Yeah, she talked to me, but I talked about us, too.’” The Jayhawks learned of their match-up with the former Big 12 foe Monday night in front of a crowd of more than 50 supporters and media members in the Naismith Room at Allen Fieldhouse. It was delivered in dramat-

ic fashion. With the ESPN broadcast of the women’s selection show blaring throughout the room, the Jayhawks watched three full regionals get released without them. The first uneasy moment of the night came shortly after 6:06 p.m., when the team saw that fellow bubble friend and conference-mate Texas, a team the Jayhawks had beaten twice this season, was in as a Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B

Self: Loss gets Jayhawks’ attention By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

For the first time in three seasons, Kansas University’s basketball team enters the NCAA Tournament following the sting of a loss. “I kind of like it. I hate saying that. I don’t like losing, but I kind of like the

fact it’s not fool’s gold with us anymore,” KU coach Bill Self said on Monday’s Big 12 coaches teleconference. “When you make shots and don’t guard and get away with it ... our guys saw firsthand what will happen in a one-and-done type situation, which the Big 12 tournament is also.

“I kind of like our mindset. I like where we are at. I like being able to get their attention (following Friday’s 81-72 loss to Baylor) before we go to Omaha.” Kansas will open the NCAAs at 8:57 p.m. Friday against Detroit at CenturyLink Center in Omaha, Neb. “You get their attention,

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but still they are so excited,” Self said. “In the room (Sunday), they were talking about opponents and pounding on the desk and all that, trying to act cool, but you can see they are so excited.” Of course, there may be a downside to entering the

Firebirds fired up for spring seasons Here’s a look at what each FSHS spring sports program is looking forward to in the The promise of more sun- months to come. shine and warmer weather isn’t the only thing energiz- Baseball ing spring athletes at Free There may be holes to fill State High this time of year. and young players with which Starting up a new sea- to do so, but members of Free son and building upon past State’s baseball team aren’t successes will be just as about to let those challenges invigorating for the FirePlease see FIREBIRDS, page 3B birds. By Benton Smith

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REPRESENTING SPRING SPORTS TEAMS AT FREE STATE HIGH from left are Montana Samuels, baseball; Alex Hill, softball; Andrew Craig, tennis; Brie Mingus and Dayshawn Berndt, track; Katie Sarraf, soccer; Colin Becker, golf; and Caroline King, swimming.

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Lincecum helps Giants top Royals SURPRISE, ARIZ. (AP) — This time, Tim Lincecum was pleased with his outing. Lincecum pitched four solid innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Kansas City Royals, 2-1, on Monday. The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner yielded an unearned run and an infield single. He struck out four and walked two after he was knocked around for five runs and seven hits in his previous outing against Colorado. Lincecum said it was “definitely� motivation not to have another similar performance. “You try to come out here and take them seriously, but know you’re coming out here with a purpose to get your work in and not necessarily care about the outcome,� he said. “But as athletes and competitors, we want the outcome to be good every time. Regardless of that, you just try to focus on what you’re working on and try to keep that competitive edge as well. “This is a lot better than my last outing. The fact I doubled my innings helps and my arm and my body still feels good and I still kept my mechanics. I’m trying to take that as a positive and run with it.� Jarrod Dyson’s single off Lincecum’s left foot in the fourth was the only hit he allowed. Lincecum was opposed by Luke Hochevar, who allowed two runs and four hits in three innings for Kansas City. The Royals selected Hochevar with the No. 1 pick in the 2006 draft and Lincecum went 10th overall that same year to the Giants. “We knew he was there and he was probably going to end up being one of the top two or three picks,� Lincecum said. “He had to have been just because of his stuff. You got to see it today; it’s live 9395, 96 (mph). I think the matter of him, just like all of us, is just a matter of locating your pitches.� He said the Royals scouted him “a little bit� before the draft. The Royals had a rough fifth inning when heralded prospects Eric Hosmer and Mike Moustakas left due to injuries. Hosmer hurt his right shoulder when he landed awkwardly diving for a ground ball in the fifth. He was checked out by the team doctor and could be able to play today. Moustakas had a bruised right knee after he was hit by a Santiago Casilla pitch in the bottom half.

BOX SCORE San Francisco ab G.Blanco cf 3 T.Graham cf 0 F.Sanchez dh 3 Schierholtz rf 3 R.Kieschnick rf1 Pill 1b 4 Gillaspie 3b 4 Arias 2b 3 E.Adrianza ss 1 B.Crawford ss 2 J.Panik ss-2b 1 Whiteside c 3 H.Sanchez c 1 Burriss lf 2 Christian lf 1

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mittee said the school was responsible for multiple violations, including academic fraud and a failure to monitor its football program. It also issued a three-year show-cause penalty for former assistant coach John Blake, who had received personal loans from an NFL agent. “This case should serve as a cautionary tale to all institutions to vigilantly monitor the

activities of those student-athletes who possess the potential to be top professional prospects,� the committee stated in its report. “It should also serve to warn student-athletes that if they choose to accept benefits from agents or their associates, they risk losing their eligibility for collegiate competition.� The postseason ban is for this fall and prevents the Tar Heels

from playing in either the Atlantic Coast Conference championship game or a bowl game. In September, North Carolina announced it would impose several penalties of its own, including vacating all 16 wins for 2008 and 2009, reducing nine scholarships over the next three academic years and putting the program on two years of probation.

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Spurs PG Ford suddenly retires over spinal scare SAN ANTONIO — Spurs point guard T.J. Ford abruptly retired Monday following the latest scare to his surgically repaired spine, which once sidelined him for an entire NBA season and hampered the dazzling promise that made him a college star. Ford told reporters that lying motionless March 7 on the court against the New York Knicks wasn’t the first time it had happened, and he decided to walk away while he still had a chance. He was playing just his 14th game in an injury-prone season when Knicks guard Baron Davis elbowed him in the back, knocking him to the ground. The 28-year-old Ford didn’t move for several minutes and wobbled while being helped off the court. “If it’s anybody else, it’s just a regular play,� Ford said at a Spurs practice before Monday’s game against Washington. “But because of me and my condition, a simple elbow in the back has a different outcome than hitting someone else in the back.�

Manning, Titans to meet NASHVILLE, TENN. — A person familiar with the situation says the Tennessee Titans will be visiting with four-time NFL MVP Peyton Manning in his search for a new team. ESPN.com first reported Titans coach Mike Munchak will meet with Manning after a session with Miami coach Joe Philbin.

Moss signs with 49ers SANTA CLARA, CALIF. — Randy Moss is getting another chance in the NFL. Moss is back after agreeing to a one-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers on Monday, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said. ESPN first reported the move a day before the start of the free agency period.

COLLEGE BASKETBALL

UK, Syracuse men 1-2

Even after a week in which the top four teams lost, the Associated Press’ final poll looks a lot Woods hopes to play Bay Hill like it did for the last two months of the season. Kentucky and Syracuse, which both lost in their JUPITER, FLA. — Tiger Woods said Monday conference tournaments, were Nos. 1 and 2 in the night his left Achilles tendon is mildly strained, Top 25 for a seventh straight week Monday. and he hopes he can still play next week at Bay This was the eighth time the Wildcats (32-2) Hill. finished on top of the final poll, and they went on Woods withdrew from the Cadillac Championto win the national championships three times. ship at Doral on Sunday after hitting his tee shot The Wildcats, who were ranked No. 1 for a on the 12th hole. total of 10 weeks this season, received 61 first“Got good news from doc tonight,� he posted place votes from the 65-member national media on his Twitter account. “Only mild strain of left panel. They lost to Vanderbilt in the SoutheastAchilles. Can resume hitting balls late in week ern Conference championship game. and hopeful for next week.� Syracuse (31-2), which lost to Cincinnati in Woods is scheduled to play the Arnold Palmer the Big East semifinals, got one No. 1 vote. The Invitational at Bay Hill, which starts March 22, Orange were ranked No. 1 for six weeks. his final tournament before the Masters. He has Missouri, the only one of the top four teams played Augusta National every year since 1995. in the poll not to be a No. 1 seed in the NCAA Tournament, moved up two places to third. The NFL Tigers got two first-place votes, one more than North Carolina, which stayed fourth in the poll. Chiefs re-sign DL Gordon Michigan State, the fourth No. 1 seed, was KANSAS CITY, MO. — The Kansas City Chiefs fifth followed by Kansas, Ohio State, Duke, Bayhave re-signed defensive lineman Amon Gorlor and Florida State. don, a 30-year-old veteran who played in all 16 games last season. Princeton women join poll Terms of the deal announced Monday were Princeton coach Courtney Banghart couldn’t not released. wait to tell her players. Gordon, 6-foot-2 and 305 pounds, joined The Tigers became the first Ivy League team Kansas City in 2011 after previous stints with to enter the Associated Press women’s college Tennessee, Seattle, Baltimore, Denver and basketball poll, coming in at No. 24 on Monday. Cleveland. His 57 career tackles include 20 last “It’s so special to know what these kids have season — 12 of them solo — for the Chiefs. He done,� she said. “To earn this very prestigious also had two sacks and a quarterback pressure opportunity is remarkable.� for Kansas City.

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Golf Course, Gudenkauf likes what lies ahead this season. “I feel pretty good about CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1B our chances to qualify for the state tournament as a undermine their excite- team,” he said. ment for the upcoming FSHS golf opens March season. 26 at the Blue Valley West Who will step onto the Invitational. scene as impact newcomers remains to be seen, Boys tennis A regional championbut Firebirds coach Mike Hill has some able pieces ship and five out of six returning to the diamond Free State boys tennis this spring in senior first players qualifying for baseman Montana Samu- state highlighted a sucels, senior pitchers JD cessful 2011 season for Prochaska (LHP) and coach Oather StrawderTrent Johnson (RHP), ju- man’s program. Although four of those nior catcher Lee McMaqualifiers have hon and sophomore out- state moved on, the third-year fielder Joe Dineen. FSHS, a regional run- coach likes the varsity exner-up in 2011, finished perience returning to the the season with a 16-6 re- court for the Firebirds this cord. Hill acknowledged spring. Senior Andrew Craig it won’t be easy for the Firebirds to live up to the first went to state playgold standard of the past ing doubles as a sophonine seasons, when the more, then qualified as program was nationally an individual as a junior. He and co-captain Nick ranked each year. A demanding schedule Pellet, also a senior, play that includes a trip to play tennis year-round and are teams in Springfield, Mo., expected to guide the rest and the River City Festi- of the team, including varval will provide plenty of sity newcomers Richard Lu and Brandon Juracek, tests for Free State. “Our kids have worked both juniors. Strawderman expects very hard,” Hill said, “and, to this point, have exceed- much out of his captains, ed our timeline for their whom he characterized as development as a group.” strong students taking a The Firebirds open at heavy load of AP courses. Free State tennis opens noon Saturday at Blue March 28 at a Topeka Valley Northwest. High quad. Boys golf With brilliant weather Girls soccer There are plenty of reathe past few weeks, Free State’s boys golf team sons for second-year Free hasn’t had to deal much State girls soccer coach with the typical March Kelly Barah to like the headaches of rained out team he has coming back (or, worse, snowed out) this season. The Firebirds went 10practices. Coach Matt Gudenkauf hopes the rest 7-1 in 2011 and lost in a reof the season will go so gional final to Manhattan, and they have all but two smoothly. The Firebirds won their of their starters coming fair share of medals in back this spring. But what 2011 and have two state Barah really enjoys is the qualifiers — juniors Alex approach of the players: Green and Wilson Hack “They’re a great group — returning to the team. of athletes who are very Seniors Colin Becker and coachable and want to Lee York are expected to learn every day,” he said. Seniors Elena Auer, contribute, too. Hicks, Kylee There aren’t many spac- Amber es to fill for FSHS, which Loneker and Regan Keaslost just one senior from ling, juniors Rylee Fuerst, a year ago. Gudenkauf Madeline Caywood, Cheldoesn’t know who will sea Casady and Margaux compliment his returning Gill, plus sophomore Madvarsity golfers, but junior eline Dieker all return for Addison McCauley and FSHS, and Barah expects freshmen Austin Kasti the junior varsity players and Matt Siler could be in from last season to step up and make a splash as well. that mix. The tough opposition Between the team’s experience and the fact in the Sunflower League it will be hosting a Class could challenge Free 6A regional at Eagle Bend State, but Barah likes the

team’s chemistry and expects the players’ experience and improved soccer knowledge will bolster its chances. The Firebirds debut on March 27 with a home match against Shawnee Heights.

Girls Swimming Free State’s girls swimming team has the numbers — 38 swimmers and six divers — for another solid season this spring. Coach Annette McDonald said the Firebirds are eager to get started, so the biggest challenge will be getting the swimmers ready for each early meet while building endurance technique and remaining competitive. FSHS has state experience on its side. Seniors Hana Arch, Katie Kimbrough and Caroline King, juniors Annie Soderberg, Morgan Miller and Rosemary Black, as well as sophomore Kate McCurdy all have competed on the Sunflower State’s biggest stage. Hoping to join them as state qualifiers are returning swimmers senior Maggie Arensberg, juniors Emma and Catherine Norwood and sophomores Bailey Watson and Marilee Neutel. Plus, McDonald said the following program newcomers could score points for the Firebirds: junior Helmi Viinikka, sophomore Lucy Sirimongkhon-Dyck and freshmen Eliza Anderson, Courtney Caldwell and Kat LaFever. Junior Jackie Zaitz and freshman Haley Johnson join FSHS as divers. The season begins for FSHS with Wednesday and Thursday events in Emporia. Softball Coming off an eighthplace finish in the Sunflower League and a 9-11 mark in 2011, Free State’s softball team might be poised for a breakthrough season under third-year coach Lee Ice. The Firebirds’ field will be nearly covered with returning starters: seniors shortstop Sam O’Brien, center fielder Alex Hill and first baseman Elizabeth Hazlett, juniors outfielder A’Liyah Rogers and catcher Courtney Parker, and sophomores left fielder Remington Samuels and third baseman Whitney Rothwell. Said Ice: “Kids that have

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been with the program now for at least three years are beginning to understand what it takes for us to be successful in the Sunflower League. All the girls have worked extremely hard to get us to where we’re at and are buying into doing whatever it takes for us as a program to take the next step.” The biggest challenge facing FSHS will be its inexperienced pitching. But Ice expects sophomore hurlers Meredith Morris and Kaley Delg to make an impact. Free State’s season begins April 3 with a home twinbill versus Olathe South.

Track Free State track coach Steve Heffernan isn’t about to get ahead of himself, but he can’t help but feel good about what he sees with this year’s team. “We have our largest girls team in school history and the largest group of freshmen,” the coach said. “Both are good signs for success this season and in the future.” The present doesn’t look too bad for the Firebirds, who have 14 athletes with state experience on their girls and boys rosters. The FSHS girls were third at the 6A state meet in 2011, and the boys finished 12th. Key returners for the girls are throwers senior Brie Mingus and sophomore Scout Wiebe, hurdler and jumper Alexa Harmon-Thomas and distance runners sophomore Bailey Sullivan and senior Lynn Robinson. The boys have sprinter senior DayShawn Berndt, junior jumper Demarko Bobo and distance runners senior Kain Anderson and sophomore Stan Skwarlo coming back. Heffernan also expects freshmen Gabby Dabney and Kiara Clark to make an impact as hurdlers and jumpers for the FSHS girls. With the numbers on the Firebirds’ side, Heffernan has a good problem to solve: “We have some depth this year, so we will be trying to figure out which events are the best fit for kids and our team,” the coach said of the early-season challenge awaiting Free State. The FSHS season begins March 27 with a Lawrence High triangular.

KU football Seven track Jayhawks All-Americans lands juco lineman J-W Staff Reports

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

Nearly six weeks after national signing day, the Kansas University football program continues to add prospects to its 2012 recruiting class. Monday, KU officials announced the addition of junior-college offensive lineman Aslam Sterling, a 6-foot-5, 360-pound tackle from Nassau Community College in New York. Sterling started every game of his two-year stint at NCC, helping lead the Lions to a 19-2 record and earning All-Northeast Football Conference honors during both seasons. Sterling attended Bayside High in Queens, N.Y., before moving on to NCC. He earned all-Borough and All-City honors while playing both center and right guard at BHS. A native of Springfield Garden, N.Y., Sterling chose KU over interest from West Virginia, Syracuse, Rutgers and Buffalo. He is scheduled to graduate in May and will join the Jayhawks in June. He will be eligible to play during the 2012 season. Coach Charlie Weis’ latest addition brings KU’s recruiting haul this offseason to 23. Three players already are on campus, and two of those three will count toward the numbers for KU’s 2011 class.

Seven Kansas University track and field athletes collected 10 All-America distinctions, it was announced Monday by the U.S. Track & Field and Cross Country Coaches Association. It’s the most All-Americans during an indoor season in program history and comes on the heels of the Jayhawks’ runner-up finish at the NCAA Indoor over the weekend in Nampa, Idaho.

KU juniors Andrea Geubelle, Denesha Morris and Taylor Washington and sophomore Diamond Dixon earned first-team All-America honors for the second-consecutive season. Geubelle, from University Place, Wash., won the Indoor triple-jump title, and Dixon won the 400 on Saturday. Joining Geubelle on the long jump All-America list is junior Francine Simp-

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No. 9 seed. The news created a stirring reaction. “I didn’t know what to think,” junior point guard Angel Goodrich said. “I was a little frustrated at first, just thinking in my head, ‘What’s that do to us?’” Not long after — when the second of four regionals was released — several Jayhawks felt their hearts skip when they saw “Kansas St.” come across the screen as a No. 8 seed. Once they realized it actually was the Wildcats, most members of the team laughed. That included Henrickson, who said, though heart-wrenching, the moment provided a needed dose of relief. After three full regions were out, the Jayhawks were down to the nitty gritty. Although 16 spots remained, the Jayhawks realistically knew that they only had a shot at two or three of them. Collectively, they all leaned forward in their chairs and stared a little harder at the TV screen hanging on the wall. When the analysts reached the bottom half of the Des Moines bracket, the magic happened, and the place exploded. “I was like, ‘They would do that,’” said Goodrich of

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KANSAS GUARD ASIA BOYD, LEFT, PUTS HER ARM around forward Tania Jackson as the two await their NCAA Tournament fate at a watch party Monday. the selection show waiting until the very end to reveal the Jayhawks had made it. In the end, the KU women learned that their résumé was good enough to earn a spot in this year’s field of 64, and that set off a wild celebration that brought a few tears, lots of hugs and a pile of chairs that at one time served as the seats for a nervous bunch and later the perfect backdrop for one heck of a party. “It’s really, really cool, and their reaction is the best,” a still-glowing Henrickson told media members shortly after the celebration subsided. “Just listening to them and watching them was priceless. Seeing their reaction at the end is exactly

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what you want to see from them, and you want all of your student-athletes to feel that. I’m just really happy for them.” Despite finishing the season with two victories in its final eight games and bowing out in the quarterfinals of last weekend’s Big 12 tournament, the Jayhawks (19-12 overall, 8-10 Big 12) made the NCAA field as an at-large selection, one of seven schools from the Big 12 to earn a bid. Many believed it was the strength of the conference, and the Jayhawks’ five road victories within it, that helped them qualify. “I feel like we’re in the best conference in the country,” said Aishah Sutherland, the team’s lone senior. “Eight (Big

12) teams probably should have been selected, but seven is good. We’re in it, and that’s all that matters.” Added Henrickson: “We felt like how well we played and how hard we played down the stretch and being in the best women’s basketball conference in the country would help us.” KU’s focus now shifts from sweating out a tourney bid to preparing for the Cornhuskers. Last year, in its final season in the Big 12, Nebraska swept two games against the Jayhawks, including a 25-point victory in Lincoln, Neb. With former Nebraska assistant (2005-10) and current KU assistant Tory Verdi now on their side, the Jayhawks believe they’ll be ready for the challenge. Verdi was one of the people in the room Monday who was moved to tears. He also kickstarted one of the team’s celebratory jump circles. “Nebraska … we used to play them,” Sutherland said. “We know all about them, and Tory used to coach there, so that’s gonna help a lot.” Added Goodrich: “This whole weekend’s been nerve-racking, just waiting for this moment and wondering what’s gonna happen. But we got what we wanted, and it was worth the wait. It really was.”

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NCAAs on the heels of a defeat. “I would say going into it the most recent previous years we probably felt like we had a little bit more momentum only because we won the Big 12 tournament,” Self said of the past two seasons. “But like I told ’em yesterday, the four teams that were supposedly projected as No. 1 seeds, none of ’em won their conference tournament (KU, North Carolina, Kentucky, Syracuse). We didn’t play very well at all.” KU junior forward Thomas Robinson said Monday on Jim Rome’s national radio show that the loss to Baylor “could have been a blessing in disguise.” “The extra day benefited us, us not being so deep. We are six, seven guys deep. We all play a lot of minutes,” Robinson said. The loss may have helped his personal motivation entering the NCAAs. “I didn’t compete in that game. I didn’t come ready to play. I let another bunch of guys outplay me,” Robinson said. “He (Self) wasn’t happy with that at all. I wasn’t happy with it. He was definitely angry with it. It’s my fault we lost that game. It’s something we learned from. I’m kind of glad it happened, kind of a wakeup call for me, to get my head back on straight and ready for the tournament. I feel I didn’t show up. Baylor’s bigs got the best of me. It’s the last time that will happen for this year.” Robinson, by the way, told Rome he hadn’t made a final decision on whether or not he’d enter the NBA Draft or return for his senior year. He said he was focused on KU making a run in the NCAAs and would decide at the conclusion of the season. It’s been a foregone conclusion Robinson will be off to the pros after this season. O

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Know the foe: Self said he had plenty of information on Detroit, the Horizon League tournament champ that enters Friday’s game with a 22-13 record and No. 15 seed. “The thing is, basically we get everything off the computer. It used to be hustling tapes, compiling video services. That is not as big a necessity now,” Self said. “Where you are scrambling around is trying to get with people on scouting-report tendencies, which we divided this

weekend among our three (assistant) coaches in which every coach has an assignment. That’s what they’ll be working on last night, today, through tomorrow morning, to get a book on our opponent as fast as we can.” Self said he watched one of the five tapes No. 2 seed KU acquired on Detroit on Sunday night. “They are very, very athletic, will try to pressure, and of course they’ve got a great player,” Self said of sophomore guard Ray McCallum. “They’ve got more McDonald’s AllAmericans (one) than we do. We respect Ray a lot. We tried to recruit him. That is not a typical 15 seed. I was shocked when they were on that line.” Of McCallum, Self said: “He came to Late Night a few years ago. I think in ’08. He was young. He and his mother came up (from Detroit). It really came down to his mother liked the Detroit coach a lot more than Kansas’ coach,” Self added with a laugh. Ray McCallum, Sr., is the Titans’ head coach. O

Late start: Self on the fact the Jayhawks play the late game in Omaha: “That will be a long day. Fortunately for us, we played a ton (of late games). Four of our last six (in regular season) were 8 p.m. games,” Self said. “We’ll probably have to find some way to occupy the day. “Personally, I think that is too late to be playing ball, but our guys will adjust fine, and both teams if I’m not mistaken have to play at the same time so there will be no advantage or disadvantage.” O

Vitale likes KU: ESPN’s Dick Vitale, a former head coach at Detroit, believes KU will win. Detroit opened as a 15-point underdog. “It’s a tough, tough draw,” Vitale told the Detroit News. “I looked at (Detroit) at better than a No. 15 (seed). (Ray) McCallum is a stud. He’s a scorer. Kansas has lost to Northern Iowa and Bucknell in the past. Detroit is athletic, quick and they have a strut to them. But you’ve got to give the edge to Kansas. Thomas Robinson is a great player, but what helps Robinson is the development of (Jeff) Withey, their 7-footer. This is a great basketball team. No matter what happens it’s been a tremendous season for Detroit,” added Vitale. “They’ve played sensational the last 10 games.” O

Roomies: McCallum and Robinson were roommates at the LeBron James Skills camp last summer. “We’re not close friends,” McCallum told the Detroit News. “He’s a cool guy. He has a remarkable story with his mom (overcoming loss of Lisa, who died Robinson’s sophomore season). “Kansas has a lot of great players,” McCallum added. “(Tyshawn) Taylor is a real aggressive guard. He’s a big-time scorer who makes plays. I just have to have a defensive mind-set.”

Vegas likes UK, Ohio State to win LAS VEGAS (AP) — Las Vegas casinos like top seed Kentucky better than all the other teams in the NCAA tournament, but think Ohio State is better than any of the other No. 1s. Oddsmaker Mike Colbert of Cantor Gaming said Monday that Kentucky is a 5-2 favorite to win the championship, despite losing the Southeastern Conference championship to Vanderbilt on Sunday. “They started a little slow but I think they’ve been the best team for the bulk of the year,” said Colbert, Cantor’s risk management director. “I think the loss will end up being good for them — I think they were getting slightly arrogant.”

No. 2 seed Ohio State was 6-1 as the second favorite in odds Cantor shared with the majority of Nevada’s 186 sports books, Colbert said. “That probably surprises some people because they got beat yesterday by Michigan State in their conference championship,” he said. “That’s a strong statement,” he said. Sin City is predicting five upsets in the first round: No. 9 Connecticut over No. 8 Iowa State, No. 10 West Virginia over No. 7 Gonzaga, No. 9 Alabama over No. 8 Creighton, No. 11 North Carolina State over No. 6 San Diego State and No. 10 Purdue over No. 7 St. Mary’s.


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NBA Bulls 104, Knicks 99 CHICAGO — Derrick Rose scored 32 points, and Chicago beat New York on Monday night, handing the Knicks their sixth straight loss. Rose shot 12 of 29 from the floor and had six rebounds and seven assists as the Bulls got their 10th win in 11 games. Taj Gibson had 15 points and a team-high 13 boards for Chicago, which outrebounded New York 5638. The Bulls entered the game leading the league in rebounding margin. Carmelo Anthony led the Knicks with 21 points and Amare Stoudemire added 20, but the two combined for just seven points in the fourth quarter as the Bulls pulled away. Jeremy Lin had 15 points and eight assists for New York, but shot just 4-of11 from the floor and had little luck stopping Rose. NEW YORK (99) Anthony 8-21 4-4 21, Stoudemire 7-12 6-7 20, Chandler 5-7 3-8 13, Lin 4-11 6-6 15, Fields 5-11 2-4 12, Shumpert 3-5 0-0 6, Harrellson 0-1 0-0 0, Novak 2-5 0-0 5, Davis 3-6 1-2 7, Smith 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 37-80 22-31 99. CHICAGO (104) Korver 2-7 3-4 9, Boozer 6-14 3-4 15, Noah 5-11 2-2 12, Rose 12-29 6-9 32, Brewer 5-8 0-0 11, Gibson 6-12 3-6 15, Asik 0-1 0-0 0, Butler 3-7 2-3 8, Lucas 1-3 0-0 2, Scalabrine 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 40-93 19-28 104. New York 25 25 28 21— 99 Chicago 23 25 31 25—104 3-Point Goals-New York 3-11 (Lin 1-1, Anthony 1-3, Novak 1-4, Fields 0-1, Davis 0-2), Chicago 5-14 (Korver 2-4, Rose 2-6, Brewer 1-1, Lucas 0-1, Butler 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsNew York 49 (Chandler 10), Chicago 65 (Gibson 13). Assists-New York 21 (Lin 8), Chicago 25 (Brewer, Rose 7). Total Fouls-New York 21, Chicago 21. Technicals-New York Coach D’Antoni, Chicago Coach Thibodeau, Chicago defensive three second. A-22,863 (20,917).

Jazz 105, Pistons 90 SALT LAKE CITY — Al Jefferson scored 33 points just 24 hours after his grandmother’s death, leading Utah past Detroit. C.J. Miles added 15 points, including three 3-pointers in the fourth quarter, to help the Jazz end a two-game skid and snap Detroit’s three-game winning streak. Rodney Stuckey scored 29 points for the Pistons, who have not won in Salt Lake City since 2002 — losing their last nine visits here. The win ended a dramafilled day for the Jazz that started with a closed-door meeting between guard Raja Bell and team brass. It came two days after Bell was sent home from a road trip following a verbal clash with coach Tyrone Corbin, but both sides proclaimed the matter closed. Bell started, but had just one point. DETROIT (90) Prince 4-6 1-2 9, Maxiell 3-7 2-2 8, Monroe 5-12 4-8 14, Knight 4-12 1-3 11, Stuckey 10-17 9-11 29, Gordon 5-10 2-2 12, Jerebko 2-6 0-0 4, Wilkins 1-1 0-0 3, Wallace 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 34-71 19-28 90. UTAH (105) Howard 4-8 0-0 9, Millsap 4-11 4-6 12, Jefferson 14-18 4-4 33, Harris 4-10 9-10 19, Bell 0-2 1-2 1, Favors 3-4 0-2 6, Watson 0-2 0-0 0, Hayward 4-8 0-0 8, Kanter 1-2 0-0 2, Miles 5-7 2-2 15. Totals 39-72 20-26 105. Detroit 19 29 29 13— 90 Utah 22 30 23 30—105 3-Point Goals-Detroit 3-12 (Knight 2-5, Wilkins 1-1, Stuckey 0-1, Jerebko 0-1, Gordon 0-4), Utah 7-11 (Miles 3-4, Harris 2-3, Howard 1-1, Jefferson 1-1, Bell 0-1, Watson 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Detroit 36 (Wallace, Monroe 5), Utah 49 (Jefferson 12). AssistsDetroit 18 (Stuckey 7), Utah 24 (Harris 8). Total Fouls-Detroit 19, Utah 23. A-19,393 (19,911).

Spurs 112, Wizards 97 SAN ANTONIO — Tony Parker scored 31 points in his return from a onegame absence to lead San Antonio past Washington. Parker, who missed Friday’s loss to the Los Angeles Clippers with a strained right quadriceps, hit 13 of 18 shots and had seven assists. Tiago Splitter scored 17 points, Tim Duncan added 14, and DeJuan Blair had 11 points and 12 rebounds. The Spurs extended their winning streak over the Wizards to 12. Washington has lost nine of its last 11 and fell to 3-15 on the road. JaVale McGee led the Wizards with 21 points and 15 rebounds, and Jor-

STANDINGS EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 25 17 .595 — Boston 22 19 .537 2½ New York 18 24 .429 7 New Jersey 14 29 .326 11½ Toronto 13 28 .317 11½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 31 9 .775 — Orlando 27 15 .643 5 Atlanta 24 17 .585 7½ Washington 9 31 .225 22 Charlotte 6 34 .150 25 Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 35 9 .795 — Indiana 23 16 .590 9½ Milwaukee 18 24 .429 16 Cleveland 16 23 .410 16½ Detroit 15 27 .357 19 WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 27 13 .675 — Memphis 24 16 .600 3 Dallas 23 20 .535 5½ Houston 22 20 .524 6 New Orleans 10 32 .238 18 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 32 9 .780 — Denver 23 19 .548 9½ Minnesota 22 21 .512 11 Utah 20 21 .488 12 Portland 20 21 .488 12 Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 25 16 .610 — L.A. Clippers 23 17 .575 1½ Phoenix 19 22 .463 6 Golden State 17 21 .447 6½ Sacramento 14 27 .341 11 Today’s Games Toronto at Cleveland, 6 p.m. Portland at Indiana, 6 p.m. Miami at Orlando, 6 p.m. Houston at Oklahoma City, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at Memphis, 7 p.m. Washington at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Atlanta at Denver, 8 p.m. Golden State at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Wednesday’s Games Philadelphia at Indiana, 6 p.m. Toronto at New Jersey, 6:30 p.m. Portland at New York, 6:30 p.m. Charlotte at Houston, 7 p.m. L.A. Lakers at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Cleveland at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Orlando at San Antonio, 7:30 p.m. Miami at Chicago, 8:30 p.m. Detroit at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Boston at Golden State, 9:30 p.m. Atlanta at L.A. Clippers, 9:30 p.m. Utah at Phoenix, 9:30 p.m.

dan Crawford added 19 points. WASHINGTON (97) Singleton 1-1 0-0 3, Booker 5-13 1-2 11, McGee 9-13 3-4 21, Wall 5-14 2-2 12, Crawford 7-18 2-2 19, Blatche 3-10 3-4 9, Young 7-10 0-0 18, Vesely 0-0 0-0 0, Mack 1-3 0-0 2, Mason 1-5 0-0 2, Seraphin 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-87 11-14 97. SAN ANTONIO (112) Jefferson 2-8 0-1 5, Duncan 7-13 0-0 14, Blair 5-10 1-5 11, Parker 13-18 4-4 31, Ginobili 4-7 0-0 8, Bonner 3-7 0-0 9, Neal 1-5 1-2 4, Splitter 7-9 3-5 17, Leonard 3-6 0-0 7, Green 2-4 1-2 6, Joseph 0-0 0-0 0, Anderson 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 47-87 10-19 112. Washington 24 25 25 23— 97 San Antonio 32 31 25 24—112 3-Point Goals-Washington 8-17 (Young 4-5, Crawford 3-6, Singleton 1-1, Mack 0-2, Mason 0-3), San Antonio 8-22 (Bonner 3-7, Green 1-1, Parker 1-2, Neal 1-2, Leonard 1-4, Jefferson 1-5, Ginobili 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Washington 47 (McGee 15), San Antonio 53 (Blair 12). AssistsWashington 21 (Crawford, Wall 5), San Antonio 30 (Parker, Ginobili 7). Total Fouls-Washington 15, San Antonio 13. A-18,581 (18,797).

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How former Jayhawks fared Drew Gooden, Milwaukee Pts: 23. FGs: 11-19. FTs: 0-0. Xavier Henry, New Orleans Pts: 2. FGs: 1-3. FTs: 0-0. Markieff Morris, Phoenix Pts: 4. FGs: 2-8. FTs: 0-0. Paul Pierce, Boston Pts: 25. FGs: 7-16. FTs: 8-10.

The top 25 teams in The Associated Press’ college basketball poll, with first-place votes in parentheses, records through March 11, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Record Pts Prv 1. Kentucky (61) 32-2 1,621 1 2. Syracuse (1) 31-2 1,545 2 3. Missouri (2) 30-4 1,459 5 4. North Carolina (1) 29-5 1,403 4 5. Michigan St. 27-7 1,386 8 6. Kansas 27-6 1,330 3 7. Ohio St. 27-7 1,229 7 8. Duke 27-6 1,158 6 9. Baylor 27-7 1,064 12 10. Florida St. 24-9 972 17 11. Marquette 25-7 912 9 12. Murray St. 30-1 871 11 13. Michigan 24-9 808 10 14. Wisconsin 24-9 766 14 15. Georgetown 23-8 726 13 16. Indiana 25-8 576 15 17. Louisville 26-9 558 — 18. Wichita St. 27-5 517 16 19. Creighton 28-5 373 19 20. Vanderbilt 24-10 334 — 21. New Mexico 27-6 318 — 22. San Diego St. 26-7 223 18 23. UNLV 26-8 201 20 24. Saint Mary’s 27-5 187 — 25. Florida 23-10 146 22 Others receiving votes: Temple 103, Cincinnati 89, Notre Dame 85, Memphis 59, Gonzaga 47, Iowa St. 13, VCU 13, Drexel 11, Virginia 9, Long Beach St. 5, Harvard 4, Kansas St. 3, St. Bonaventure 1.

Drew Gooden added 23 points, eight rebounds and seven assists as the Bucks rallied from an early 12-point deficit. Beno Udrih added 15 points and seven assists and Mike Women’s Top 25 Dunleavy had 15 points, AP The top 25 teams in the The including a 3-pointer from Associated Press’ women’s college poll, with first-place votes the corner with 1:30 to go basketball in parentheses, records through March that opened a 10-point 11, total points based on 25 points for a first-place vote through one point for a lead. 25th-place vote and previous ranking: Kris Humphries had a Record Pts Prv 34-0 975 1 career-high 31 points and 1. Baylor (39) 2. Stanford 31-1 927 2 18 rebounds for New Jer- 3. UConn 29-4 880 4 4. Notre Dame 30-3 873 3 sey. MILWAUKEE (105) Harris 1-5 2-2 4, Ilyasova 2-6 0-0 4, Gooden 11-19 0-0 23, Jennings 12-23 4-5 34, Delfino 1-8 0-0 2, Sanders 0-0 0-0 0, Leuer 3-5 0-0 6, Dunleavy 6-13 2-2 15, Udrih 6-11 1-2 15, Brockman 1-2 0-0 2. Totals 43-92 9-11 105. NEW JERSEY (99) Stevenson 0-3 0-0 0, Humphries 11-15 9-12 31, She.Williams 2-2 2-2 6, Farmar 7-18 1-2 17, Brooks 4-10 2-4 10, Morrow 8-11 0-1 17, Green 4-11 3-4 11, Petro 0-2 2-2 2, Gaines 1-4 2-2 5. Totals 37-76 21-29 99. 3-Point Goals-Milwaukee 10-25 (Jennings 6-11, Udrih 2-2, Gooden 1-2, Dunleavy 1-5, Harris 0-1, Delfino 0-4), New Jersey 4-17 (Farmar 2-6, Gaines 1-2, Morrow 1-2, Brooks 0-1, Green 0-3, Stevenson 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Milwaukee 46 (Gooden 8), New Jersey 52 (Humphries 18). AssistsMilwaukee 32 (Gooden, Udrih, Jennings 7), New Jersey 14 (Farmar 7). Total Fouls-Milwaukee 19, New Jersey 17. Technicals-Dunleavy, New Jersey defensive three second. A-12,930 (18,711).

5. Maryland 28-4 821 5 6. Duke 24-5 743 6 7. Delaware 30-1 723 7 8. Miami 25-5 678 8 9. Tennessee 24-8 664 9 10. Green Bay 30-1 618 10 11. Penn St. 24-6 581 11 12. Kentucky 25-6 554 12 13. Purdue 23-8 481 14 14. St. John’s 22-9 458 13 15. Georgia Tech 24-8 427 15 16. Ohio St. 25-6 360 17 17. Georgetown 22-8 263 18 17. Nebraska 24-8 263 20 19. Louisville 22-9 260 19 20. Georgia 22-8 225 21 21. St. Bonaventure 29-3 216 16 22. Texas A&M 22-10 205 22 23. Rutgers 22-9 110 24 24. Princeton 24-4 96 — 25. South Carolina 23-9 78 — Others receiving votes: West Virginia 67, Gonzaga 44, LSU 27, Florida Gulf Coast 13, California 11, Dayton 10, Arkansas 5, BYU 5, DePaul 5, Middle Tennessee 3, San Diego St. 3, Vanderbilt 2, UTEP 1.

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The top 25 teams in the USA TodayTimberwolves 127, ESPN Women’s college basketball poll, Suns 124 with first-place votes in parentheses, PHOENIX — Kevin Love records through March 11, total points on 25 points for a first-place scored 13 of his game-high based vote through one point for a 25th-place 30 points in the fourth vote and last weeks ranking: Record Pts Pvs quarter, and Minnesota 1. Baylor (31) 34-0 775 1 outlasted Phoenix. 2. Stanford 31-1 740 2 3. UConn 29-4 706 4 Nikola Pekovic scored 4. Notre Dame 30-3 687 3 24 points and Derrick 5. Maryland 28-4 654 5 24-5 604 6 Williams added 19 to help 6. Duke 7. Tennessee 24-8 586 7 the Timberwolves snap a 8. Delaware 30-1 549 8 nine-game losing streak in 9. Miami 25-5 540 9 10. Green Bay 30-1 483 10 Phoenix. 11. Kentucky 25-6 471 11 Jared Dudley scored 12. Penn State 24-6 409 12 24-8 370 13 a season-high 28 points, 13. Georgia Tech Texas A&M 22-10 346 14 Steve Nash had 25 and 14. 15. Purdue 24-8 305 15 22-8 282 15 Channing Frye added 18 16. Georgetown 17. Georgia 22-8 269 18 for the Suns, who snapped 18. Ohio State 25-6 255 17 a three-game winning 19. Louisville 22-9 235 19 22-9 185 20 Bobcats 73, Hornets 71 streak and lost for only 20. Rutgers 21. St. John’s 22-9 171 21 NEW ORLEANS — Ger- the second time in eight 22. Nebraska 24-8 129 22 22-10 84 23 ald Henderson scored 15 games since the All-Star 23. DePaul 24. Gonzaga 26-5 59 24 points, rookie Bismack break. 25. St. Bonaventure 29-3 43 25 Biyombo blocked Trevor MINNESOTA (127) Others receiving votes: LSU 26, Florida Gulf Coast 23, California 17, Ariza’s driving dunk atJohnson 3-6 2-2 9, Love 11-23 3-5 30, Middle Tennessee 17, Princeton 14, 11-17 2-4 24, Ridnour 4-9 2-2 tempt in the final seconds, Pekovic West Virginia 12, Vanderbilt 11, South 10, Webster 1-2 0-0 2, Ellington 6-9 0-0 and Charlotte held on to 15, Beasley 6-7 0-0 15, Barea 1-3 1-4 3, Carolina 7, Arkansas 3, Fresno State 3, Wake Forest 3, UTEP 2. Williams 7-10 3-4 19, Randolph 0-3 0-0 0. beat New Orleans. Totals 50-89 13-21 127. Kemba Walker added 14 PHOENIX (124) NCAA Women Hill 4-9 2-2 10, Frye 7-11 0-0 18, Gortat DES MOINES REGIONAL points, including 10 dur2-6 8, Nash 10-16 3-3 25, Dudley First Round ing a decisive 22-5 run 3-6 10-15 6-6 28, Lopez 2-5 6-8 10, Brown Saturday, March 17 the spanned from late in 4-13 3-3 11, Morris 2-8 0-0 4, Telfair 4-6 At Allstate Arena 10. Totals 46-89 23-29 124. Rosemont, Ill. the third quarter to mid- 1-1 Minnesota 28 35 29 35—127 Tennessee (24-8) vs. UT-Martin (23way through the fourth. Phoenix 34 22 34 34—124 8), 3:10 p.m. 3-Point Goals-Minnesota 14-22 (Love Biyombo finished with 12 5-9, Beasley 3-3, Ellington 3-4, Williams DePaul (22-10) vs. BYU (26-6), 30 minfollowing points and four blocks for 2-3, Johnson 1-2, Barea 0-1), Phoenix utes Sunday, March 18 9-21 (Frye 4-6, Nash 2-3, Dudley 2-5, At Stroh Center Charlotte, which snapped 1-1, Morris 0-3, Brown 0-3). Bowling Green, Ohio a three-game losing streak Telfair Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Minnesota Ohio St. (25-6) vs. Florida (19-12), but still has the league’s 49 (Pekovic, Williams 8), Phoenix 11:15 a.m. 47 (Dudley 9). Assists-Minnesota 30 Baylor (34-0) vs. UC Santa Barbara worst record at 6-34. (Ridnour 9), Phoenix 24 (Nash 10). (17-15)), 30 minutes following Jarrett Jack 15 points and Total Fouls-Minnesota 22, Phoenix 19. At Carmichael Arena Chapell Hill, N.C. nine assists for New Or- A-14,568 (18,422). Georgetown (22-8) vs. Fresno St. (28leans, which has lost five 11:20 a.m. Celtics 94, Clippers 85 5),Georgia Tech (24-8) vs. Sacred Heart of six in falling to 10-32. LOS ANGELES — Paul (25-7), 30 minutes following Chris Kaman has 12 points Pierce scored 10 of his 25 At Jack Stephens Center and 16 rebounds, while Rock, Ark. points in the fourth quar- Little Delaware (30-1) vs. UALR (20-12), 4:20 Marco Belinelli and Ariza ter, Kevin Garnett added p.m. each scored 12 points for Nebraska (24-8) vs. Kansas (19-12) 30 21 points and eight re- minutes following the Hornets. bounds, and Boston made Second Round Monday, March 19 CHARLOTTE (73) an impressive late rally. At Allstate Arena Maggette 1-4 0-0 2, T.Thomas 2-8 0-0 Ray Allen scored 15 Rosemont, Ill. 4, Biyombo 6-7 0-0 12, Augustin 2-6 0-0 DePaul-BYU winner vs. Tennessee4, Henderson 6-11 3-5 15, White 2-4 0-0 points and Rajon Rondo winner, TBA 4, Williams 3-13 0-0 6, Walker 6-10 2-2 had 12 points and 10 as- UT-Martin Tuesday, March 20 14, Mullens 3-7 0-0 6, Brown 2-5 0-0 4, sists for the Celtics. At Stroh Center Diaw 1-4 0-0 2. Totals 34-79 5-7 73. Green, Ky. NEW ORLEANS (71) Blake Griffin had 24 Bowling Baylor-UC Santa Barbara winner vs. Ariza 5-11 3-4 14, Ayon 1-6 0-0 2, Kaman 6-19 0-0 12, Jack 7-12 0-0 15, points and nine rebounds Ohio St.-Florida winner, TBA Belinelli 4-15 1-1 12, L.Thomas 1-2 0-0 for the Clippers. At Carmichael Arena 2, Henry 1-3 0-0 2, Vasquez 2-3 0-0 4, Aminu 3-6 2-2 8, Foote 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 30-78 6-7 71. Charlotte 14 21 26 12—73 New Orleans 20 17 18 16—71 3-Point Goals-Charlotte 0-12 (Diaw 0-1, Augustin 0-1, Walker 0-3, Williams 0-7), New Orleans 5-12 (Belinelli 3-8, Ariza 1-1, Jack 1-2, Vasquez 0-1). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Charlotte 53 (T.Thomas, Biyombo 7), New Orleans 43 (Kaman 16). Assists-Charlotte 16 (Augustin 5), New Orleans 23 (Jack 9). Total Fouls-Charlotte 10, New Orleans 11. A-15,254 (17,188).

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BOSTON (94) Bass 5-6 0-0 10, Pierce 7-16 8-10 25, Garnett 8-16 5-5 21, Rondo 4-8 4-4 12, Allen 5-12 3-4 15, Stiemsma 1-1 0-0 2, Bradley 2-3 2-2 6, Pietrus 1-5 1-2 3, Dooling 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 33-67 23-27 94. L.A. CLIPPERS (85) Butler 3-13 1-2 7, Griffin 9-15 6-8 24, Jordan 3-10 0-0 6, Paul 3-12 7-7 14, Foye 1-4 0-0 3, Evans 2-3 0-0 4, Simmons 2-5 0-0 6, Williams 8-18 4-4 21, Bledsoe 0-0 0-0 0, Martin 0-3 0-0 0. Totals 31-83 18-21 85. Boston 25 14 23 32—94 L.A. Clippers 21 27 13 24—85 3-Point Goals-Boston 5-13 (Pierce 3-7, Allen 2-3, Pietrus 0-3), L.A. Clippers 5-23 (Simmons 2-4, Foye 1-3, Paul 1-5, Williams 1-8, Griffin 0-1, Butler 0-2). Fouled Out-Bass. Rebounds-Boston 42 (Bass 9), L.A. Clippers 51 (Jordan 13). Assists-Boston 24 (Rondo 10), L.A. Clippers 16 (Paul 5). Total Fouls-Boston 24, L.A. Clippers 26. Technicals-Garnett, Boston Coach Rivers, Stiemsma, Boston defensive three second, Griffin, Jordan, L.A. Clippers defensive three second. A-19,464 (19,060).

Chapell Hill, N.C. Georgetown-Fresno St. winner vs. Georgia Tech-Sacred Heart, TBA At Jack Stephens Center Little Rock, Ark. Nebraska-Kansas winner vs. Delaware-UALR winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa Saturday, March 24 Baylor-UC Santa Barbara-Ohio St.Florida winner vs. Georgetown-Fresno St. winner vs. Georgia Tech-Sacred Heart, TBA Nebraska-Kansas-Delaware-UALR winner vs. DePaul-BYU-Tennessee-UTMartin winner, TBA Regional Championship Monday, March 26 Semifinal winners, TBA FRESNO REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Ted Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, Va. West Virginia (23-9) vs. Texas (18-13), 10:10 a.m. Stanford (31-1) vs. Hampton (26-4), 30 minutes following

At Mackey Arena West Lafayette, Ind. South Carolina (23-9) vs. Eastern Michigan (23-8), 10:05 a.m. Purdue (24-8) vs. South Dakota St. (24-8), 30 minutes following Sunday, March 18 At Lloyd Noble Center Norman, Okla. St. John’s (NY) (22-9) vs. Creighton (20-12), 4:05 p.m. Oklahoma (20-12) vs. Michigan (2011), 30 minutes following At Memorial Gymnasium Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt (22-9) vs. Middle Tennessee (26-6), 4:10 p.m. Duke (24-5) vs. Samford (20-12), 30 minutes following Second Round Monday, March 19 At Ted Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, Va. West Virginia-Texas winner vs. Stanford-Hampton winner, TBA At Mackey Arena West Lafayette, Ind. South Carolina-Eastern Michigan winner vs. Purdue-South Dakota St. winner, TBA Tuesday, March 20 At Lloyd Noble Center Norman, Okla. St. John’s (NY)-Creighton winner vs. Oklahoma-Michigan winner, TBA At Memorial Gymnasium Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt-Middle Tennessee winner vs. Duke-Samford winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At Save Mart Center Fresno, Calif. Saturday, March 24 West Virginia-Texas-StanfordHampton winner vs. South CarolinaEastern Michigan-Purdue-South Dakota St. winner, TBA St. John’s (NY)-Creighton-OklahomaMichigan winner vs. Vanderbilt-Middle Tennessee-Duke-Samford winner, TBA Regional Championship Monday, March 26 Semifinal winners, TBA RALEIGH REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Reed Arena College Station, Texas Arkansas (23-8) vs. Dayton (23-6), 3:05 p.m. Texas A&M (22-10) vs. Albany (NY) (23-9), 30 minutes following At Comcast Center College Park, Md. Maryland (28-4) vs. Navy (18-13), 10:15 a.m. Louisville (22-9) vs. Michigan St. (2011), 30 minutes following Sunday, March 18 At Joyce Center Notre Dame, Ind. California (24-9) vs. Iowa (19-11), 11:10 a.m. Notre Dame (30-3) vs. Liberty (24-8), 30 minutes following At Donlad L. Tucker Center Tallahassee, Fla. Georgia (22-8) vs. Marist (25-7), 11:05 a.m. St. Bonaventure (29-3) vs. Florida Gulf Coast (29-2), 30 minutes following Second Round Monday, March 19 At Reed Arena College Station, Texas Arkansas-Dayton winner vs. Texas A&M-Albany (NY) winner, TBA At Comcast Center College Park, Md. Maryland-Navy winner vs. LouisvilleMichigan St. winner, TBA Tuesday, March 20 At Joyce Center Notre Dame, Ind. California-Iowa winner vs. Notre Dame-Liberty winner, TBA At Donlad L. Tucker Center Tallahassee, Fla. Georgia-Marist winner vs. St. Bonaventure-Florida Gulf Coast winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At PNC Arena Raleigh, N.C. Sunday, March 25 Arkansas-Dayton-Texas A&MAlbany (NY) winner vs. MarylandNavy-Louisville-Michigan St. winner, TBA California-Iowa-Notre DameLiberty winner vs. Georgia-Marist-St. Bonaventure-Florida Gulf Coast winner, TBA Tuesday, March 27 Regional Championship Semifinal winners, TBA KINGSTON REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport, Conn. Kansas St. (19-13) vs. Princeton (244), 10:20 a.m. Connecticut (29-4) vs. Prairie View (17-15), 30 minutes following At McCarthey Athletic Center Spokane, Wash. Rutgers (22-9) vs. Gonzaga (26-5), 3:15 p.m. Miami (25-5) vs. Idaho St. (24-7), 30 minutes following At Hilton Coliseum Ames, Iowa Kentucky (25-6) vs. McNeese St. (267), 3:20 p.m. Green Bay (30-1) vs. Iowa St. (18-12), 30 minutes following Sunday, March 18 At Maravich Center Baton Rouge, La. Penn St. (24-6) vs. UTEP (29-3), 4:15 p.m. LSU (22-10) vs. San Diego State (25-6), 30 minutes following Second Round Monday, March 19 At Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport, Conn. Kansas St.-Princeton winner vs. Connecticut-Prairie View winner, TBA At McCarthey Athletic Center Spokane, Wash. Rutgers-Gonzaga winner vs. MiamiIdaho St. winner, TBA At Hilton Coliseum Ames, Iowa Kentucky-McNeese St. winner vs. Green Bay-Iowa St. winner, TBA Tuesday, March 20 At Maravich Center Baton Rouge, La. Penn St.-UTEP winner vs. LSU-San Diego State winner, TBA Regional Semifinals At The Ryan Center Kingston, R.I. Sunday, March 25 Kansas St.-Princeton-ConnecticutPrairie View winner vs. Penn St.-UTEPLSU-San Diego State winner, TBA Rutgers-Gonzaga-Miami-Idaho St. winner vs. Kentucky-McNeese St.Green Bay-Iowa St. winner, TBA Regional Championship Tuesday, March 27 Semifinal winners, TBA FINAL FOUR At Pepsi Center Denver National Semifinals Sunday, April 1 Des Moines champion vs. Fresno champion, TBA Raleigh champion vs. Kingston champion, TBA National Championship Tuesday, April 3 Semifinal winners, TBA

BASEBALL Major League Baseball MLB-Suspended Oakland minor league OF Jason Pridie (SacramentoPCL) 50 games after a second violation for a drug of abuse under the minor league drug prevention and treatment program.

American League CLEVELAND INDIANS-Reassigned RHP Austin Adams, C Chun Chen and RHP Tyler Sturdevant to their minor league camp. Agreed to a two-year player development contract extension with Mahoning Valley (NY-Penn) through 2014. DETROIT TIGERS-Released RHP David Pauley. Placed DH Victor Martinez on the 60-day DL. Reassigned C Rob Brantly, C Curt Casali, C Patrick Leyland, C James McCann, INF Nick Castellanos, INF-OF Justin Henry to their minor league camp. Will option the contracts of INF Hernan Perez to Lakeland (FSL) and OF Avisail Garcia to Erie (EL), effective March 15. National League SAN DIEGO PADRES-Reassigned C Ali Solis, C Eddy Rodriguez, INF Cory Spangenberg, RHP Cory Burns and RHP Jorge Reyes to their minor league camp. WASHINGTON NATIONALS-Optioned LHP Matt Purke and INF Anthony Rendon to Potomac (Carolina) and INF Carlos Rivero to Syracuse (IL). Reassigned RHP Austin Bibens-Dirkx, RHP Rafael Martin, C Sandy Leon, INF Jarrett Hoffpauir, OF Corey Brown and OF Xavier Paul to their minor league camp. BASKETBALL National Basketball Association SAN ANTONIO SPURS-Announced the retirement of G T.J. Ford. FOOTBALL National Football League BUFFALO BILLS-Tendered contract offers to OL Chad Rinehart and OL Kraig Urbik. CINCINNATI BENGALS-Re-signed FB Chris Pressley, DT Nick Hayden, HB Cedric Peerman and LB Vincent Rey. KANSAS CITY CHIEFS-Re-signed DL Amon Gordon. JACKSONVILLE JAGUARS-Signed OT William Robinson. NEW ORLEANS SAINTS-Agreed to terms with QB Chase Daniel on a oneyear contract. NEW YORK JETS-Agreed to terms with NT Sione Pouha on a three-year contract. PITTSBURGH STEELERS-Tendered contract offers to WR Mike Wallace, CB Keenan Lewis, S Ryan Mundy, TE David Johnson and offensive linemen Doug Legursky and Ramon Foster. WASHINGTON REDSKINS-Released S Oshiomogho Atogwe and FB Mike Sellers. Canadian Football League EDMONTON ESKIMOS-Signed DB Ricardo Colclough and OT Xavier Fulton. WINNIPEG BLUE BOMBERSAnnounced the retirement of OL Kelly Butler. COLLEGE NCAA-Placed North Carolina’s football program on three years probation with a one-year postseason ban and a reduction of 15 scholarships, following an investigation into improper benefits and academic misconduct. DOANE-Announced the resignation of men’s basketball coach Ian Brown. Named Jeff Coigt men’s and women’s soccer coach. FORDHAM-Named Vincent White assistant head coach/wide receivers coach, David Blackwell defensive coordinator/linebackers coach, Andrew Breiner quarterbacks coach/pass game coordinator, Joel Rodriguez offensive line coach/run game coordinator, Tim Cary defensive backs coach/recruiting coordinator, Shane Fogarty tight ends coach/special teams coordinator, Peter McCarty defensive line coach, Tim Zetts running back coach, Nate Slutzky cornerbacks coach and Andrew Warsaw director of football operations. GEORGIA-Agreed to terms with football coach Mark Richt on a five-year contract through the 2016 season. INDIANA-Fired women’s basketball coach Felisha Legette-Jack. N.C. CENTRAL-Announced the contract of women’s basketball coach Joli Robinson will not be renewed. SMU-Named Bob Palcic offensive line coach.

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Monday At The Indian Wells Tennis Garden Indian Wells, Calif. Purse: Men: $5.55 million (Masters 1000); $5.44 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men Third Round Novak Djokovic (1), Serbia, def. Kevin Anderson (29), South Africa, 6-2, 6-3. Pablo Andujar, Spain, def. Albert Ramos, Spain, 7-6 (5), 6-4. Nicolas Almagro (12), Spain, def. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, 4-6, 6-2, 7-6 (2). Gilles Simon (13), France, def. Stanislas Wawrinka (23), Switzerland, 6-4, 6-4. John Isner (11), United States, def. Juan Monaco (22), Argentina, 7-5, 7-5. Matthew Ebden, Australia, def. Mardy Fish (8), United States, 6-3, 6-4. Women Third Round Marion Bartoli (7), France, def. Chanelle Scheepers, South Africa, 6-2, 6-0. Lucie Safarova (23), Czech Republic, def. Francesca Schiavone (10), Italy, 6-2, 0-0, retired. Nadia Petrova (30), Russia, def. Samantha Stosur (6), Australia, 6-1, 6-7 (6), 7-6 (5). Maria Kirilenko (20), Russia, def. Lourdes Dominguez Lino, Spain, 6-2, 4-6, 6-4. Roberta Vinci (21), Italy, def. Dominika Cibulkova (16), Slovakia, 6-7 (5), 6-0, 6-4. Maria Sharapova (2), Russia, def. Simona Halep, Romania, 6-3, 6-4.

Monday’s Games St. Louis (ss) 5, Atlanta 4 Toronto 4, Baltimore 1 Detroit 7, N.Y. Mets 7, tie, 10 innings Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 1 Minnesota 2, Tampa Bay 1, 10 innings Washington 8, St. Louis (ss) 4 Boston 5, Miami 3, 10 innings San Francisco 2, Kansas City 1 Chicago Cubs 8, Cincinnati 6 Oakland 9, Chicago White Sox 4 Cleveland 3, Arizona 2 L.A. Dodgers 9, L.A. Angels 1 Seattle 6, Texas 4 Colorado 11, San Diego 2 Houston 4, N.Y. Yankees 3 Today’s Games Toronto vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., noon Philadelphia vs. Houston at Kissimmee, Fla., noon Tampa Bay vs. Baltimore at Sarasota, Fla., noon Atlanta vs. Miami at Jupiter, Fla., noon St. Louis vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 12:10 p.m. Colorado vs. L.A. Dodgers at Glendale, Ariz., 3 p.m. Milwaukee (ss) vs. Oakland at Phoenix, 3 p.m. Chicago White Sox vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3 p.m. Texas vs. Cleveland at Goodyear, Ariz., 3 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. San Francisco at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3 p.m. Cincinnati vs. Kansas City at Surprise, Ariz., 3 p.m. Seattle vs. Milwaukee (ss) at Phoenix, 3 p.m. L.A. Angels vs. Arizona at Scottsdale, Ariz., 3:10 p.m. Detroit vs. Washington at Viera, Fla., 5 p.m. Boston vs. N.Y. Yankees at Tampa, Fla., 6 p.m.


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KU Medical Technologist Student Health Services at the University of Kansas Lawrence campus has an immediate opening for a Medical Technologist. This position is for a full time, limited term, unclassified, benefits eligible technologist to work in a dynamic ambulatory student health center. Requires a bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in Clinical Laboratory Science or Medical Technology; or bachelor’s in a related field from an accredited college or university and completion of an approved Medical Technologist program; ASCP, or equivalent registry.For more information, a complete position description, and to apply, visit https://jobs.ku.edu and search for position 00206991. Application deadline is 3/20/2012. EO/AA employer.

Mental Health Therapist

Elizabeth Layton Center has full-time opening for a master or doctorate level Kansas licensed mental health professional to work primarily with youth and families providing individual and family therapy services in the office and family home. Position is based in Ottawa, Kansas. Some evening hours & on-call required. Position open until filled. Submit interest & resume ELC - PO Box 677 Ottawa, Kansas 66067 kgladman@laytoncenter.org EOE

Hotel-Restaurant DESOTO PIZZA HUT Drivers, Cooks, Waitstaff wanted. Apply at the DeSoto Pizza Hut located at 34080 Commerce Drive or call 913-585-1265

Manufacturing & Assembly

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Social Services

Mechanic

We offer a competitive wage as well as a complete benefits package, including medical & dental insurance, 401(k), paid vacation and holidays, wellness program and an employee assistance program. Apply at resumes@lpco.net or in person at:

ONLINE ADS target NE Kansas

a 44 year old not-for-profit organization that provides services to people with developmental disabilities in Coffey, Osage, Franklin counties, is seeking a REGISTERED NURSE to provide and coordinate nursing and medical services to the people we serve in our three county area. COF provides competitive wages and excellent benefits. Please submit a cover letter and resume with names and contact information of three references by March 26, 2012, to the attention of: Executive Director, PO Box 459, Ottawa, KS 66067

WarehouseProduction

A full-time warehouse position opening. Forklift, two ton truck driving experience and possession of a CDL are a must. High school diploma /GED required; as well as driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier. EOE Drug test required. Apply at: Cottonwood Inc. 2801 W 31st Street Lawrence, KS 66047 or www.cwood.org

via 9 community newspaper sites.

HALLMARK 100 Temporary Hand Work Positions 2nd shift -4:00pm to 12:30am 3rd shift - 12:00am to 8:30am

Apartments Unfurnished 1BR — 810 E. 14th, 1 story, CA, W/D hookup, DW, $430/ mo., 1 pet ok. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

Crossgate Casita’s

New 1BR - $540/mo. Open Mon.-Sat. Noon-4pm, 2451 Crossgate Dr. 785-760-7899 1BR — 740 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, big windows, 1 bath, CA. $750/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

2411 Cedarwood Ave. Beautiful & Spacious

*Incentive Plan to earn more $$$ based upon attendance* *Opportunity to work overtime*

Requirements • Ability to multi-task and sit for 8 hours • High level of hand dexterity •Ability to focus and work repetitively • Excellent Attendance and Punctuality a must • Relevant experience and references required

For immediate consideration, apply at eapp.adecco.com Select Lawrence 66044 Must use Internet Explorer

785.856.7788

Available Spring 2012

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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

PARKWAY COMMONS 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

Now Leasing for Fall 2012! W/D, Pool, Small Pet OK! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280 2BR — 1017 Illinois. 2 story, 1 bath, CA, DW. $500/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com 2BR — 1305 Kentucky, in 4-plex. CA, DW. No pets. $450/mo. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

1 & 2BRs start at $400/mo. * Near campus, bus stop * Laundries on site * Near stores, restaurants * Water & trash paid 4BR duplex - start at $795 —————————————————— Get Coupon* for $25 OFF

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

*Sign lease by Mar. 31, 2012 AND College Students

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

EACH MONTH’S RENT GET 10% DISCOUNT

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$9.25/hr - 2nd shift $9.50/hr - 3rd shift

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

1 - 4 BRs

Cedarwood Apts

Entry level Quality Control position in the food industry. Seeking organized individual with an aptitude in science. Apply in person. 1992 E 1400 Rd, Lawrence, KS 785-841-6016.

YOUR PLACE, YOUR SPACE

Shipping, Receiving, & Inventory

WorldClassNEK.com

COF Training Services, Inc.

Must pass a drug screen and background check

The Lawrence Paper Company, a 120 year old local manufacturer of corrugated shipping containers, is seeking applicants for a Mechanic position. Candidates for this position should have at least 5 years of progressive experience in the maintenance of industrial production equipment. Other requirements include: mechanical as well as basic electrical skills, trouble shooting skills, ability to work with minimal supervision, knowledge of lockout/tag out procedures, willingness to work first, second and weekend shifts as scheduled and an excellent safety record.

The Lawrence Paper Company Personnel Office 2901 Lakeview Road Lawrence, KS 66049 785-865-4588

The East Central Kansas Cooperative in Education is accepting applications for full-time paraeducator positions in the Baldwin and Eudora School Districts. Salary range $8.80 $11.30, depending on education. Applications may be completed online at: www.eckce.com or call 785-594-2737 if additional information is needed. EOE

Apartments Unfurnished

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

785-843-1116

Parkway Terrace

2340 Murphy Drive 1 & 2BR Apts., $450 - $500.

785.843.4040 www.thefoxrun.com Offering Leases through the end of May 2012

Now & For Fall.

Clean and roomy with on-site laundry.

Call TODAY for GREAT Deals! 785-841-1155

A GREAT PLACE TO LIVE

RENT SPECIAL!

Move-in Special for 1BRs Only one of each left: 2BR Apt.& 2BR Townhome

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

The Woods of Old West Lawrence 785-841-4935

VILLA 26 APARTMENTS

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

Applecroft Apts. Campus Location

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

785-843-8220

chasecourt@sunflower.com

2-4BR, 1310 Kentucky. Near KU. $595 - $1,200/mo. $200 $400 Deposit. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com

ASHBURY TOWNHOMES

Near K-10, W/D hookups & fenced courtyard. 2BRs Avail., 1 with garage

MOVE IN SPECIALS

Chase Court Apts.

Call NOW 785-842-1322

1 & 2 Bedrooms

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

785-843-8220

chasecourt@sunflower.com

100 E. 9th Street Lawrence, KS 66044 785-842-1515 EOE

Sunrise Place Sunrise Village

HIGHPOINTE APTS

Fall & Immediate Avail.

Laborers and Truck Driver needed for day and night positions. Local company looking for laborers. No Skills required but forklift experience a plus. Please apply in person. 1992 E 1400 Rd, Lawrence, KS 785-841-6016.

Find jobs & more on WorldClassNEK.com

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

LIVE IN LUXURY

New Downtown Lofts

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

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

www.firstmanagementinc.com

Apartments & Townhomes 2, 3 & 4BRs

Call for Specials! 2 Bedrooms near KU. Pool, microwave, DW, and laundry facilities 837 MICHIGAN 3 & 4 Bedrooms FREE wireless internet, DW, W/D, pool, on KU bus route. Some with garages. 660 GATEWAY COURT

Call 785-841-8400 www.sunriseapartments.com

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Part-Time SHIPPING CLERK: Attention to detail, strength to carry heavy boxes, own transportation required. 15 hours per week, $8.00 per hour. Send cover letter and resume to EEI, P.O. Box 1304, Lawrence, Kansas, 66044.

Sales-Marketing

Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline (SSCGP) is an interstate natural gas transportation company, headquartered in Owensboro, KY. SSCGP operates a 6,000-mile pipeline system transporting natural gas from Kansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Wyoming and Colorado to markets in the Mid-continent. We provide competitive salaries and benefits. Southern Star provides a fun, friendly, and modern working environment as well as competitive salaries and excellent benefits. We are seeking experienced professionals with skills and qualifications in the following area: Job # 12-0011 – Technician, Corrosion – Tonganoxie, KS For more information on this position regarding complete job description and details for applying, please visit http://www.sscgp.com/Working/

Outside Sales Reps If you enjoy talking with people, working flex ible hours, and directly determining how much money you earn, then the Knology Direct Sales Representative role may be the ideal job for you! We offer a base salary with a generous commission plan (Earn up to $60K Per Year) along with a comprehensive benefits pack age that includes discounted Cable TV, Group Insur ance, 401k, Paid Time Off, And more! To find out more about this career opportunity go to www.knology.com/careers to apply send resume to christina.phelps@knology.c om EOE, Drug Free Work place

Working Locations: Tonganoxie, KS Website: www.sscgp.com Deadline: March 16, 2012 How to apply: If you have qualifications we need, want a job that uses your existing skills and encourages you to develop new ones, provides varied work challenges, and allows you to work with a great group of people, this position might be a perfect fit. Please forward your resume, which should provide evidence of how you meet each minimum requirement mentioned and any preferences listed, to: SSCGP HR Department, Job Postings, PO Box 20010, Owensboro, KY 42304 or e-mail your resume to jobs@sscgp.com. You must include the Job# identified above or your resume will not be considered.

NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE SSCGP is AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER We thank all applicants for their interest, but we will only respond to those candidates selected for interviews.


Apartments Unfurnished

Townhomes 2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. www.lawrencepm.com 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360

Four Wheel Drive Townhomes

Spring Into Action

Take advantage of our rent specials while they last! 2 & 3BR units, all elect., water/trash pd. Sm. dog and students welcome! Income restrictions apply

LAUREL GLEN APTS

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.

1010 Emery * 785-749-7744

PARKWAY COMMONS SPECIAL!!! 3BR, 2 Bath - Just $795

For Immediate Move In! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280

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 HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes Now leasing for Fall 2012! Pet under 60lbs OK! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280

Acreage-Lots

Music-Stereo

Douglas County 10 - 50 acres, hilltop, wooded - Lecompton. Shawnee 6 acres in exclusive area 8 ac./sm. bldg. Forbes Field Osage County 7 - 80 acres 10 min. South of Topeka, farm Income

A Box of Piano Instructional Books, beginner to intermediate levels, all in good condition. $15/box, or pick what you like for $1/each. Call 785-749-5829.

Owner Carry Call Joe 785-633-5466

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

Farms-Acreage

6 acres w/3 Martin Bldgs., 2 lg. barns, silo,smokehouse, TV-Video with utils. Near Big Springs TV, Magnavox 20” bedroom /Hwy 40. 785-554-9663 color TV delivered. Excellent, $85. 785-832-2266

785-842-4455

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

BRAND NEW One Month FREE

on Clinton Pkwy.

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

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

Antiques

KIPP’S TREASURES

Care-ServicesSupplies

Rent Includes All Utilities. Plus Cable, Internet, Fitness & Pool. Garages Available Elevators to all floors

Reserve YOURS for Spring/Fall

Call Today 785-856-8900

www.tuckawaymgmt.com

Canyon Court Apts

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

NEW TOWNHOMES AT IRONWOOD * 4BR, 2LR, 2-Car Garage * Kitchen Appls., W/D * Daylight/Walkout Bsmt. * Granite Countertops 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! Great Locations! Great Prices! 1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms

Call for SPECIALS

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

• 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

Now Leasing for 2012!

Studio, 1, 2 & 3 BRs

Fast, Reliable Maintenance On-site Management Close to KU, 3 Bus Stops

Bob Billings & Crestline

www.meadowbrookapartments.net

785-842-4200

Rentals Avail. Now!

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

PERFECT for Serious Students and/or GREAT for Families.

Westgate

4641 W. 6th, Lawrence behind Blockbuster

785-842-9199

DOWNTOWN LOFT

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

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Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU. $400-$525. GAS/ WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 www.gagemgmt.com 2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laundry on-site. $490/mo. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, laundry. $390, water/cable paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 Sunrise Terrace — 10th & Arkansas, so close to KU! 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laundry, some with W/D, lots of parking. $550 - $750/mo. No pets. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

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

Houses 1st Class, Pet Friendly Houses & Apts.

www.vintagemgmt.com 785-842-1069

HAWTHORN HOUSES

2 & 3 Bedroom Houses

Now leasing for Fall 2012! Pet under 60lbs OK! pwc@sunflower.com 785-842-3280

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

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

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

Building Materials Architectural Salvage, 1930’s clear glass door knobs. $10/pair. 785-843-1378 after 6PM. Architectural Salvage, Art Deco door escutchons, kite shape, chromed brass, 25 for $100. 785-843-1378 after 6PM. STEEL BUILDINGS -Save Thousands on 2011 Closeouts!! Limited availability, 20x30, 30x40, others. Save $$$, buy now for spring. Discounted shipping. Display savings also! Call 866-352-0469

Computer-Camera Android Pad, 7 inch Android pad, (Tablet) iT comes with various Apps $98 Call 785-843-1425

Furniture

Vintage hideabed sofa $75: Green, brown & yellow plaid. Used very little never slept on. Some dam785-841-4785 age from cat claws, fix w/ covers included 4BR, 2 bath, lg. farm house arm at 16810 110th, Oskaloosa. 785-842-5528 DR, lg. LR, office. $750/mo., Wooden Kitchen Table w/ $750 deposit. 785-393-0260 Chairs, Heavy 41in. square fancy table chairs. $75 for Brand New table, $25 for each chair. Single Family Homes good condition. Please call 4 & 5 BRs - Avail. Now 785-550-4142

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

Near Stadium/Downtown Premium Rental

Updated 3BR, 2 bath with eat-in kitchen, stainless appls., W/D, deck, & lawn care. More properties are available. $525 - $550/BR. For Aug. 1st 816-686-8868

Office Space Office Space Available

at 5040 Bob Billings Pkwy.

785-841-4785

Household Misc. Clipper 4 dog crate, Excellent condition. 27 (long) x 20 (high) x 19 (wide). $50 cash only. 785-843-7980 Table, 6’ 5” X 11’ 5” Table covered with astroturf. Great for train or slotcar track. $100. extra to deliver. 402-216-7366 Table, 6’ 5” X 11’ 5” Table covered with astroturf. Great for train or slotcar track. $100. extra to deliver. 402-216-7366

2859 Four Wheel Drive

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

Acreage-Lots 2 Room unfinished cabin w/ loft, on lg. lot in Lake Shore Estates, Lake Perry. Repo, assume owner financing with no down payment. $257 monthly. 785-554-9663

Ladder, 20 ft Extension Ladder for $50. Please call 785-841-1239.

Dog House, Top Paw two piece plastic dog house. Good condition. 29” long x24” wide x 17” high. $50 cash only. 785-843-7980

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

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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 2008 Taurus Limited AWD one owner, only 14k miles, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, home link, very nice! Stk#343681 only $17,869. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Sony Portable DVD Player, with remote and charger, like New, $100. 785-764-3643

Music-Stereo

WorldClassNEK.com

25” Keyboard Kawai MS710, 576 variations plus recorder, $95. 785-832-2266

EMPLOYMENT AD IN TODAY!!

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

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

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

Cars-Imports

TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012 7B Crossovers

Toyota 2008 Yaris 79K, Meteorite Gray Great Selection Of 2 Doors AND 4 Doors! Apply On-Line at www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Volkswagen 2008 Jetta 60K, Platinum Grey Full Power, Off-Lease, Call TODAY! 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

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

Chevy 2007 Equinox AWD LS, V6, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, On Star, cruise control, power equipment and affordable. Only $14,855. stk#10266 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Volkswagen 2008 Rabbit 48K, 4 Door, Silver Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Ford 2008 Escape XLT 4cyl, fwd, ABS, traction control, cd changer, alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage, stk#564292 only $15,776. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com 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

Kia 2010 Sportage LX Black Cherry, 49K Lifetime Engine Warranty? Yes!!! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Scion 2008 xD 41K, Barcelona Red Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

Scion 2009 XD, 35K Silver, 4 Door Hatch-back,

Are You Listening?

www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Crossovers

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

Subaru 2008 Outback AWD 2.5I, V6, power equipment, cruise control, alloy wheels, very sharp! Stk#18412 only $19,877. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Sport Utility-4x4

Cadillac 2005 SRX 76K, White Diamond See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Chevrolet 2009 Cobalt LT, FWD, 4cyl, great commuter car! Alloy wheels, power equipment, great gas mileage! Stk#397901 only $10,774 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Nissan 2008 350Z Nismo, 6sp, one owner, very sharp! You have got to see this one, come on in for a test drive! Stk#564932 . Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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Dale Willey Automotive 2840 Iowa Street (785) 843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

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

Cars-Imports

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

Fish tank w/stand. Floval 305 Filteration. Lots of extras food, floval medium and watwe tester w//5 tests. Will deliver for $20. extra fee. $100. Ron Ford 2003 Taurus SE. Nice 402-216-7366 reliable, economical TauFishtank w/stand, 20 gal- rus at a great price. Small lon tank, with light bulb, V6 and clean inside. See filter, and all accessories. website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles $100. 785-764-3643 rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. Garage Door Opener, 1/3 785-856-6100 24 4/7 HP motor. Remote, single car delivered, $75. 785-832-2266 PUT YOUR

MULTIPLE PHOTOS, MAPS,

EVEN VIDEO!

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

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

Weber Charcoal BBQ. Used twice we went to Gas. Excellent condition. They are selling for $172, asking $75. Ford 2007 Mustang GT, Please call 785-550-4142 61,000 miles, auto., red Church bench, 4 ft., painted with black stripe, $17,000. white, $30. GE refrigerator 660-238-9988. - 20.6 cu. ft., $125, excellent condition. TV tristero w/ drawers in bottom - $100. 2 fisher speakers. - $20. Call 785-830-9048

3 - 6 acres, includes pond, On Hwy. 40 near Big Springs. Owner will trade Need for St. Patrick’s Day and/or finance with no Parade? Long-stemmed down payment. From $171 clay tobacco pipe. $20. per month. 785-554-9663 785-843-1378 after 6PM.

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

Machinery-Tools

Miscellaneous Retail & Commercial Space BBQ, The very best Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info

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

Batteries & two rechargers, (one is charger CG-580) for Canon 50D. Used 2 Canon batteries and 6 generic batteries. $50 cash only. Call 785-843-7980.

1628 W. 19th Terrace

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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

Bike Saddle, Brooks Pro. (1970 leather, excellent) $75. 785-843-1378 after 6PM.

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

2,400 -3 ,300 sq. ft. $1,800 - $2,200 month Garber Property Mgmt.

Cars-Domestic

Bicycles-Mopeds

3BR, 1603 Lindenwood Lane. Recliner. Almost new 1 bath, carport. $700/mo. leather electric recliner. Available April 1. Contact Paid $1,000, asking only Heritage Realty 785-841-1412 $300. Sold in the Journal World Classifieds!

Use Tax Refund to Invest in a Co-op

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

Livestock

Adjustable In-line Ad Skates, In good condition, Livestock Sale: 1st Annual child sizes 10 to 13, easy to Angus Bull & Female Sale. adjust, $5. Please call Wed., Mar. 21, 2012 6:30PM. 785-749-7984. Overbrook Livestock ComCosco Car Seat with mission Co., Overbrook, KS. up-front adjustment, and May-Way Farms, Woodbury removable cup holder. Su- Farms. For more info visit: per condition. We paid www.FloryAndAssociates.com $200, will take $75. Call 785-979-2183, 785-214-0560 785-749-5829

Mattresses, Two Twin extra long box spring mattresses; never used, use 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ for seperate beds or for a opener, range, refrig., W/D King Size mattress. Asking hookups. $795/mo. Deposit $25 each, please call & Refs. Call 785-749-3840 785-550-4142

Townhomes 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

Baby & Children Items

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

Graco Highback Booster seat, perfect condition. $20. Call 785-749-5829

Tuckaway at Frontier 542 Frontier, Lawrence 1BR, 1.5 bath 2BR, 2.5 baths

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

LUXURY LIVING AT AFFORDABLE PRICES

RANCH WAY TOWNHOMES

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

Casio Keyboard, 36” CTK530, 64 Rhythms plus tones, $98. 785-832-2266

Gage Management Training Classes - Lawrence 423B E 4th Street 3-4BR, 1028 Ohio. Lovely 785-842-7644 Jayhawk Kennel Club, 6 Tonganoxie, KS 66086 home great for family, near www.gagemgmt.com wks. $70. Enroll online, 913-704-5037 KU/downtown. Low utils. www.ljkc.com or call Antiques, Collectibles, Has study, appls., parking. 3BR, 1.5 bath, N. Michigan St. 785-842-5856 deadline 3/22. Glass, Furniture, Treasures $1,305/mo. 785-979-6830 (Woodcreek). Hardwood floors, deck, bsmt. $775. Glasses, Set of 12 Frosted 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 Regents Court Glasses with “Antique Autos” Design for $100. ExcelFurnished 3 & 4BRs 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carlent condition. Washer/dryer included pet, vinyl, cabinets, coun785-841-1239. 19th & Mass., on bus route tertop. W/D is included. Ask about $575/mo. 785-865-2505 2-person Special! www.meadowbrookapartments.net

Cars-Domestic

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

Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Saturn 2008 Astra XR 49K, Arctic White Want Something Special? www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

The Selection

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

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

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

Toyota 2009 Camry LE, very dependable, power equipment and much more, stk#681121 only $16,436. 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

Honda 2007 Fit Sport 64K, Nighthawk Black Call Today! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Toyota 2001 Camry LE. Very nice clean sedan for age. Burgundy with clean gray cloth. Four cylinder automatic for great gas economy. Hard to find nice used Camrys. This is one. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Toyota 2008 Corolla S 38K, Silver Streak This One’s Got A 5 Speed!!! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

Chevrolet 2009 Traverse LS AWD, GM certified, great room for the family with room for seven, stk#17729. Only $23,777, hurry this won’t last long at this price! Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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8B TUESDAY, MARCH 13, 2012

BUSINESS Auctioneers

Carpets & Rugs

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

Automotive Services Auto Maintenance and Repair

Concrete

Foundation Repair

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

Quality work at a fair price!

ADVANCED SYSTEMS Basement & foundation repair Your hometown company Over three decades 785-841-0145 mybasementiscracked.com

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

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

1-888-326-2799 Toll Free

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Many IN STOCK for Fastest Service!

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

Thicker line? Bolder heading? Color background or Logo? Ask how to get these features in your ad TODAY!! Buying Junk & Repairable Vehicles. Cash Paid. Free Tow. U-Call, We-Haul! Call 785-633-7556

Dale and Ron’s Auto Service

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

785-842-2108

Catering Oakley Creek Catering - Full Service Caterer Specializing in smoked meats & barbeque

- Corporate Events, Private Parties, Weddings-

On-Site Cooking Available Family Owned & Operated

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

Cell Phone Service & Repair WIRELESS RESTORE

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

785-424-5960

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

Decks & Fences Looking for Something Creative? Call Billy Construction Decks, Fences, Etc. Insured. (785) 838-9791 www.billyconstruction.com

Guttering Services

DECK BUILDER

Over 25 yrs. exp. Licensed & Insured Decks, deck covers, pergolas, screened porches, & all types of repairs Call 913-209-4055 for Free estimates or go to prodeckanddesign.com

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

FOUNDATION REPAIR

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

Harris Auto Repair

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

785-838-4488

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Hite Collision Repair

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

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

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

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Employment Services

Cleaning

Serving individuals, farmers & business owners 785-331-3607

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785-843-2244

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

Landscaping

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

Fast Quality Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

General Services

785-550-5610

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

midwestcustompools.com

www.ah-air.com

785-594-3357

Home Improvements

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

Home Repair Services Interior/Exterior Carpentry, Vinyl siding, Roofing, Tearoff/reroof. 35 yrs. exp. Free est. 913-636-1881

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

Funded in part by KDOT Public Transit Program

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

Green Grass Lawn Care Mowing, Yard Clean-up, Tree Trimming, Snow Removal. Insured all jobs considered 785-312-0813/785-893-1509 JC PRO-MOWERS 785-248-4178 (TEXT TOO) RESEEDING $150 S/H MULCH, MOW & MORE AERATION & FERTILIZE $60. (Seniors Discount)

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

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

Westside 66 & Car Wash

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

Carpet Cleaning

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

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

785-842-6264

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Eco-Friendly Cleaning

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

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

Mowing...like Clockwork! Honest & Dependable Mow~Trim~Sweep~Hedges Steve 785-393-9152 Lawrence Only ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

Bus. 913-269-0284

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

785-842-3311

For Promotions & More Info: http://lawrencemarketplace. com/kansas_carpet_care

Give your sweetie the gift of cleaning.

Gift Certificates Avail. Family owned and operated since 1992

Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268

Housecleaner

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

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

Eagles Lodge

Guttering Services

Medical-HealthTherapy

Insured 20 yrs. experience

Breathe Holistic Life Center

REMODELING & HANDYMAN SERVICES

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

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

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

785-843-2174

(785) 550-1565

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence

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Financial

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

All Your Banking Needs Your Local Lawrence Bank

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Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim

913-488-7320

Events/ Entertainment

Spring Cleanup

Full Remodels & Odd Jobs, Interior/Exterior Painting, Installation & Repair of:

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

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

Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks

Honest & Dependable Free estimate, References Call Linda 785-691-7999 Specializing in Carpet, Tile & Upholstery cleaning. Carpet repairs & stretching, Odor Decontamination, Spot Dying & 24 hr Water extraction. www.doctor-clean.com 785-840-4266

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

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

785-766-2785

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

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

785-842-3030 Free Quote

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

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

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

Interior/Exterior Painting

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

Retirement Community Professional Painters Home, Interior, Exterior Painting, Lead Paint Removal Serving Northeast Kansas 785-691-6050 http://lawrencemarketpla ce.com/primecoat

Drury Place

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

1510 St. Andrews

785-841-6845

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Riffel Painting Co. 913-585-1846 Specializing in new homes & Residential interior and exterior repaints Power Washing Deck staining Sheet Rock Repair Quality work and products since 1985

Roofing

785-865-0600

Complete Roofing Services Professional Staff Quality Workmanship http://lawrencemarketplace. com/lawrenceroofing Supplying all your Painting needs. Serving Lawrence and surrounding areas for over 25 years.

Complete Roofing

Locally owned & operated.

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

Free estimates/Insured.

Pet Services

We’re There for You!

785-749-4391

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Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

Insurance Work Welcome

I COME TO YOU!

785-764-9582

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

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1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

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

Steve’s Place

Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

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Reliable, experienced, affordable For estimates Connor at 785.979.7390

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

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

Al 785-331-6994

Mowing My Way Through College

K’s Tire

Sales and Service

Repairs and Services

Lawn, Garden & Nursery

No Job Too Big or Small

Even if you don’t have a disability and you live outside the Lawrence City limits, we can help.

Lawrencemarketplace.com/ keysofjoy

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

Accessible and General Public Transportation

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

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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

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

A. B. Painting & Repair

Free Estimates on replacement equipment! Ask us about Energy Star equipment & how to save on your utility bills.

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

PIANO LESSONS

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

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

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

Recycling Services

Painting

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

Garage Doors

Music Lessons

Heating & Cooling

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

602 E 9th St | 785-843-4522

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

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

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

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

785-841-3088

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

Insurance

Electrical

Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

JAYHAWK GUTTERING

785-842-0094

Quality work at a fair price!

Instruction and Tutoring Origins Interior Design

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

Stacked Deck

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

Child Care Provided

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Call 866-823-8220 to advertise.

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

Professional Service with a Tender Touch

Stress Free for you and your pet.

Call Calli 785-766-8420

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Salon & Spa

Plumbing

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

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

Travel Services Lawrence First Class Transportation

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

. RETIRED MASTER PLUMBER & Handyman needs small work. Bill Morgan 816-523-5703

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Tree/Stump Removal

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

Fredy’s Tree Service

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

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

Recycling Services

Vacuum Service & Repair

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

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

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Dear Annie: My husband, “Rick,” had been close friends with “Edward” for 30 years. We used to get together frequently, and Edward was always kind and considerate and someone we highly respected. Then, Edward got engaged to “Michelle.” I was pregnant at the time, and my doctor put me on bed rest because I had already been hospitalized once. I could not travel out of state for any of the festivities. However, Rick was gone nearly every weekend attending the engagement party, bachelor party and wedding. He said Edward was not acting like himself during these visits, saying he was uncharacteristically inconsiderate. Two months later, I gave birth to a girl, and we invited Edward and Michelle to the baptism. Edward called to say they would not be attending because Michelle was

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hurt that I didn’t come to the wedding. She said my absence meant I did not support their marriage, and they needed time to “heal” from this insult. Michelle also was offended that Rick’s wedding speech did not make enough mention of her. Rick and I were livid. Not only did my doctor forbid me from traveling to the wedding, but Rick spent a long time composing a thoughtful, funny and heartfelt speech and even delivered some of it in Michelle’s native language. Rick angrily con-

‘Fashion Star’ is new, yet very familiar I have seen the future of television, and it is “Fashion Star” (8:30 p.m., NBC). Not really. But every so often you have to write the “I have seen the future ...” line or they take away your critic license. This began in 1974, when writer Jon Landau claimed he saw the future of rock in the presence of Bruce Springsteen. The rest, as they say, is history. And history shows that Landau started making serious money when he hung up his pen and started producing music — for Bruce Springsteen, among others. In its own small, glitzy way, “Fashion Star” is trying to reinvent television. It’s hard, though, to resist history’s gravitational pull when you carry the ballast of so much reality television, namely Jessica Simpson and Nicole Richie. How can “Fashion Star” claim to be pioneering anything when it is essentially the 99th remake of “Project Runway”? “Star” also borrows just as furiously from “The Voice” and “America’s Got Talent” as it does from Heidi Klum’s show. As on “Runway,” this show pits 14 designers against one another as they try to please three judges: Simpson, Richie and John Varvatos. But what sets this show apart is the presence of three department store buyers who evaluate every new mini “collection.” The buyers can either bid a dollar amount or hit the button that indicates “No Bid” and results in a rude noise. It’s not unlike the big X on “America’s Got Talent.” And as on “Shark Tank,” the buyers can bid against one another for the designer’s wares. The show’s major hook is that any outfit given a bid will be available the very next day either in that department store or in its online shop.

Tonight’s other highlights

Parenting by proxy on “Raising Hope” (7 p.m., Fox).

Schmidt feels used on “New Girl” (8 p.m., Fox).

A cannibal problem emerges on “The River” (8 p.m., ABC).

Mistaken identity on “Body of Proof” (9 p.m., ABC).

Ava gets tough on “Justified” (9 p.m., FX).

“Wild Serengeti” (9 p.m., Animal Planet) follows a massive annual migration.

BIRTHDAYS Jazz musician Roy Haynes is 87. Country singer Jan Howard is 82. Songwriter Mike Stoller is 79. Singer-songwriter Neil Sedaka is 73. Actor William H. Macy is 62. Actress Deborah Raffin is 59. Comedian Robin Duke is 58. Actress Glenne Headly is 57. Actress Dana Delany is 56. Rock musician Adam Clayton (U2) is 52. Jazz musician Terence Blanchard is 50. Actor Christopher Collet is 44. Actress Annabeth Gish is 41. Actress Tracy Wells is 41.

fronted Edward and disinvited them to the baptism. Edward then claimed it was a miscommunication. When Edward and Michelle announced that they were pregnant, we sent a thoughtful baby gift, which Edward and Michelle did not acknowledge. Rick is determined to rebuild the friendship. He calls Edward at least once a month, but the calls are often unanswered and unreturned. It’s been a year since “the phone call,” and I’m still furious, but Rick is grieving. Edward does not deserve my husband’s loyalty and forgiveness, but for Rick’s sake, I want them to reconcile. What can I do? — Scorned and Angry Dear Scorned: We are so sorry that Edward’s marriage has thrown a wrench into his relationship with Rick, but these things happen. The only one who can fix it is Edward. Be supportive of

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For Tuesday, March 13: This year when you are confused, go within. You have a remarkable sixth sense, and this gift will evolve over the next 12 months. If you are single, you will be drawn to someone quite unique. If you are attached, as a couple you gain more understanding by imagining what it is like to be the other person. 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 move through a problem with ease. Your sense of direction could be off, as your mind climbs many imaginary mountains. Tonight: Escape the here and now. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  A close associate or partner could add to the confusion. You might gain a lot of insight by pulling back. Tonight: Dinner for two. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Others come forward and could cause your well-planned day to fall apart. Listen to requests and perhaps accept an invitation or two. Tonight: Defer to others. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  Assess a situation surrounding your daily life. You might not know which way to go with a personal decision. Don’t decide until you feel certain. Tonight: Let your mind drift to a favorite form of entertainment. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  While others stress out, you discover how uptight you are. Listen to news and integrate it, knowing that better outcomes lie ahead. Tonight: Romp the night away. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  Your focus on security

Rick by sympathizing without being negative about Edward or Michelle. Encourage new friendships by introducing yourselves to other couples with young children. The best thing you can do for your husband is to help him move forward one day at a time. Dear Annie: “Sibling Support” said her mother is always asking for money for the younger siblings but spends it on herself. The next time she has occasion to talk to her mother, she should open the conversation by saying, “Mom, I’m a little short this week. Could you possibly lend me a few dollars?” I guarantee this will nip those requests for help in the bud without having to refuse her outright. “Sibling Support” can then buy treats for the younger siblings directly, leaving Mom out of the loop. — St. Maarten, Dutch Caribbean

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takes a prominent role in decision making. You suddenly could become irritated and feel as if you are not getting anywhere. Try to mellow out. Tonight: Happily head home. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  You might want to relax before you try to understand what is happening. The unexpected shakes up a partner, like it or not. Tonight: Catch up on a friend’s news. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  Be aware of what is going on financially — the unexpected could run riot. You might want to evaluate information that is coming forward. Tonight: Your treat. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  You are all smiles. Confusion surrounds a personal matter. Attempts to gain clarity ultimately prove to be unsuccessful. Tonight: Do your thing. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Use today to gather information. You might not like everything you hear. You will have much to ponder. Tonight: Vanish while you can. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Your desires and ability to focus come through. A meeting could be far more important than you realize. Tonight: Where the crowds are. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  You could be stressed out by someone who creates a lot of tension — just by hearing his or her name. There might not be an immediate solution. Tonight: In the limelight.

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Universal Crossword Edited by Timothy E. Parker March 13, 2012 ACROSS 1 Heidi’s mountain 4 Have a go at 11 Bio class setting 14 Boardwalk view 15 Quick dance of old France 16 Donned the feedbag 17 Some linen 19 Considerable degree 20 Acquires 21 Shooting locale 23 “He ___ got a clue” 25 “Ah, I see!” 28 Doberman’s warning 29 Ending for “alarm” or “bass” 30 ___ and void 32 Brought to court 33 Ceremonial procession 37 Stocking shade 39 Corporate owner 43 “How do?” in Honolulu 44 Yet to hit the shelves 46 Box office disaster 49 Absorbs (with “up”) 51 A Bobbsey twin 52 Like the Leaning Tower of Pisa 54 It’s in the center of Jerusalem? 55 Depleted of energy

57 Like a direct descendant 59 Computer addicts? 61 “Iron Horse” Gehrig 62 Where one might spot a king 67 It’s not an exact fig. 68 Obvious 69 Pigeon’s sound 70 “Time out!” hand signal 71 Kicks out of the country 72 Chop down, as a tree DOWN 1 African slitherer 2 Blooming necklace? 3 Old Greek gymnasium 4 Call off the launch 5 It’s larger than a village 6 University of Arizona location 7 Period of history 8 “___ Doubtfire” (Robin Williams comedy) 9 Shopping center? 10 Aptitude determiners 11 “Ed Wood” Oscar winner Martin 12 Dress code concern 13 Lo’s partner 18 Computer network

acronym 22 Defeat, as the incumbent 23 Kind of pocket or roof 24 “... and make it fast!” 26 They conceal lug nuts 27 Alternative bread spread 31 Outline in great detail 34 Agriculturally viable 35 Costa-Sol connector 36 Eve’s grandchild 38 Fed. pamphlet producer 40 “O Brother, Where Art ___?” (2000 film) 41 Model of excellence 42 Chinese monetary unit

45 You might get a bang out of this 46 Baryshnikov’s medium 47 Serving no purpose 48 Itsy-bitsy 50 Cup’s companion 53 Recorded for later viewing 55 Offshoot groups 56 In favor of 58 Give a good scrubbing 60 Already in the mail 63 Balm application site 64 “And now, without further ___” 65 Landmark Supreme Court name 66 Wrecker’s service

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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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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: Lot 10, in ARROWHEAD ADDITION, a Subdivision in the City of Lawrence, Douglas County, Kansas, commonly known as 508 Arrowhead Drive, Lawrence, KS 66049 (the “Property”) and all those defendants who have not otherwise been served are required to plead to the Petition on or before the 16th 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. 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. Megan Cello (KS # 24167) 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 (913)663-7600 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Lawrence Attorneys For Plaintiff (First published in the Law- (139532) ________ rence Daily Journal-World March 6, 2012) (Published in the Lawrence IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Daily Journal-World March DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS 13, 2012) CIVIL DEPARTMENT The abandoned property of Fahad Alismael and MoM & T Bank hammed Al Shammari, 2001 Plaintiff, W. 6th A10, Lawrence, invs. kitchen items, Mary Ann Pearce; John Doe cluding bedding, living (Tenant/Occupant); Mary clothes, room and office furniture, Doe (Tenant/Occupant); Unknown spouse, if any, of and mattresses will be disposed of April 8, 2012. Mary Ann Pearce, 785-841-8468 Defendants. ________ Case No. 12CV110 (First published in the LawCourt Number: 5 rence Daily Journal-World March 13, 2012) Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 60 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS 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.

MID-AMERICA MANUFACTURED HOUSING COMMUNITY, INC., d/b/a GASLIGHT VILLAGE MHC, Petitioner, vs. DONALD ETEEYAN, and KANSAS DEPARTMENT OF REVENUE, DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any Defendant as may be deceased and the spouse of any Defendant; the unknown officers, successors, trustees, creditors and assigns of such Defendants as are or were partners or in partnership; and the unknown guardians, conservators and trustees of such and any Defendants as are minors or are in anywise under legal disability; and the the unknown heirs, executors, administrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and assigns of any person alleged to be deceased,

Respondents. Case No. 2012CV131 Div. No. 1

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The above described real estate is taken as the property of the defendants, NOTICE OF SUIT Robert j. Butler, Sr., and Nancy J. Butler, and is diThe State of Kansas to Don- rected by said Order of Sale ald Eteeyan, and all other to be sold, and will be sold persons who are or may be without appraisement to satisfy said Order of Sale. concerned: You are hereby notified that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of Douglas County by Plaintiff, Mid-America Manufactured Housing Communities, Inc., d/b/a Gaslight Village MHC, praying for quieting title on personal property identified as a 1993 Saber Mobile Home, bearing VIN#425106 31F and you are hereby required to plead to the Petition on or before April 27, 2012, at 10:00 am, in the court at 111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas. If you fail to plead, judgment and decree will be entered in due course upon the Petition. Prepared by: /s/ Darryl Graves Darryl Graves Law Office P.C. 1040 New Hampshire Street Lawrence, Kansas 66044 (785) 843-8117 Attorney for Petitioner ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 13, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS GREAT SOUTHERN BANK, Plaintiff vs. ROBERT J. BUTLER, SR., et al. Defendants Case No. 2011 CV 417 NOTICE OF SHERIFF’S SALE

This is an attempt to collect a debt and any information obtained will be used for that purpose. Kenneth McGovern, Sheriff, Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas GREAT SOUTHERN BANK NICHOLSON LAW OFFICE, L.C. 26 West Peoria, P.O. Box 407 Paola, Kansas 66071 Telephone: (913) 294-4512 Facsimile: (913) 294-2540 atty@nicklawpaola.com Attorneys for Plaintiff ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 6, 2012) TAYLOR, KRUSOR & SOULE, L.L.P. Attorneys at Law Box 731 - Winfield, Kansas 67156 Telephone: (620) 221-1120 IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF COWLEY COUNTY, KANSAS SITTING IN WINFIELD (Filed Pursuant to Chapter 59 of K.S.A.) In the Matter of the Adoption of JAXSON ALEXANDER AGUIRRE, a minor child Case No: 12-AD3-W NOTICE OF HEARING STATE OF KANSAS TO: Sidney Gordon Matthews

TO WHOM IT MAY CON- YOU ARE HEREBY NOTIFIED CERN: that a Petition has been filed in the District Court of By virtue of an Order of Cowley County, Kansas Sale issued to me out of the praying for an order allowsaid District Court in the ing the adoption of Jaxson above entitled action, I will, Alexander Aguirre, a male on the 5th of April, 2012, at minor child, and terminat10:00 o’clock a.m., of said ing the parental rights of day, at Lower Level of the the natural father, Sidney Judicial and Law Enforce- Gordon Matthews. ment Center of the Courthouse at Lawrence, in the YOU ARE HEREBY required County of Douglas, State of to file your written deKansas, offer at public sale, fenses thereto on or before and sell to the highest bid- the 2nd day of April, 2012, der for cash in hand, the at 11:00 A.M., on said day in following described real es- said court, at the Cowley tate situated in County, County Courthouse in the Kansas, to-wit: City of Winfield, Kansas, at which time and place said Commencing at the South- cause will be heard. east corner of the Northeast Quarter of Section 8, Should you fail therein, township 15 South, Range judgment and decree will 20 East of the 6th Principal be entered due course Meridian, thence South upon said Petition. 89degrees59’57” West 1,703.37 feet, said point beDonnie L. Jackson ing on the South line of the Petitioner Northeast Quarter and the ________ center line of Mt. Pleasant Street in the Town of Prairie City, vacated, thence along said center line, North 0degrees33’37” West 1,507.56 feet for the point of beginning, thence continuing along said center line North 0degrees33’37” West 324.03 feet, thence South 89degrees57’05” East, 686.05 feet, thence South 0degrees15’18” West 273.76 feet, thence South 43degrees50’29” East 70.96 feet, thence North

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