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O’Neal drops push to split K.C. in Congress map By John Hanna Associated Press

TOPEKA — The speaker of the Kansas House on Wednesday dropped his push for a redistricting plan that splits Kansas City between two congressional dis-

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tricts, even though his chamber had already rejected a bipartisan bill keeping the area in one district. Speaker Mike O’Neal, a Hutchinson Republican, said the emergence of an alternative plan showed that too many legislators want to

The House voted 76-48 against the alternative plan, but O’Neal attributed its defeat to other issues. It dramatically altered congressional district lines in south-central and southeast Kansas, and it left freshman U.S. Rep. Mike Pompeo, a

Wichita Republican, with a slightly more Democratic district. O’Neal said the House Redistricting Committee will meet next week to draft a new plan, keeping the Kansas Please see MAP, page 2A

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Tharpe ‘enjoying the ride’ during 1st year Despite not playing many minutes this season, Kansas freshman point guard Naadir Tharpe has kept a good attitude and jumped at opportunities to help out his teammates. And not once has he regretted his decision to come to KU. Page 1B

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We’re looking forward to continuing to serve Douglas County and in an even greater capacity than we have in the past.” — Jeremy Farmer, executive director of Just Food, which is applying to become its own nonprofit organization. Page 3A

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ARMED DOUGLAS COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPUTIES leave the yard of a house in the 1700 block of East 1500 Road, south of the Kansas Turnpike, where Russell Dean Baston was taken into custody just before 1 p.m. Wednesday. See the video at LJWorld.com.

Man suspected in several area cases By George Diepenbrock gdiepenbrock@ljworld.com

The search for a 44-yearold man, who was described as armed and dangerous and has a history of running from authorities, ended abruptly Wednesday as officers from several agencies descended on a property

just outside Lawrence. Russell Dean Baston, who was wanted in connection with a Saturday burglary in central Jefferson County, was arrested just before 1 p.m. Wednesday after he resisted arrest from officers just north of the Lawrence Please see SUSPECT, page 2A

LAWRENCE POLICE OFFICERS take Russell Dean Baston into custody Wednesday.

Kansas Senate switches gears on tax cut proposal

As Legislature ponders cuts, KU defends remedial class universities and cut in half the number of students who are admitted Math professors and but don’t meet minimum students enrolled in a re- admission standards. Last medial math course at week, the House ApproKansas University said priations Committee votthe class was valuable to ed to recommend that the them, despite a recent full House approve the proposal from a measure. Kansas legislaO’Neal, Rtive leader to cut Hutchinson, has off funding that said that students allows state uniwho require reversities to offer medial courses remedial courses. or who fall below Kansas Uniminimum admisversity offers one LEGISLATURE sion standards such class, interwould be better mediate algebra, which is served going to a commudesigned to prepare stu- nity college than risk faildents for university-level ing at a regents school. work. Margaret Bayer, asEarlier this month, Kan- sociate chairwoman of sas House Speaker Mike KU’s math department O’Neal proposed legisla- and coordinator of undertion that would prohibit graduate studies, said she use of tax dollars for rePlease see REMEDIAL, page 2A medial courses at state

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Brownback plan passed after being voted down

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TOPEKA — The Kansas Senate on Wednesday pulled a U-turn to drive the Legislature closer to cutting taxes, and Gov. Sam Brownback is ready to step on the gas. “We are one step closer to hitting the accelerator on the emerging Kansas economy,” Brownback said. “The Senate took an important step towards growing the Kansas economy and creating new jobs.” Democrats, however, said Brownback’s tax cutting plan was reckless and would hurt middle-class families and public schools. Brownback’s praise

c a m e a f t e r Republ i c a n leaders in the S e n ate, in a stunBrownback n i n g reversal, passed a tax bill just two hours after voting it down. Senate President Steve Morris, R-Hugoton, voted against the tax measure, which initially stalled on a 20-20 vote, and then for it as it passed, 29-11. “There was a lot of interest in making sure we had something to go to conference,” Morris said, referring to a House-Senate conference committee that will work on taxes.

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Asked whether Brownback, a Republican, leaned on senators to have the vote reconsidered, Morris declined to answer. Sherriene Jones-Sontag, a spokeswoman for Brownback, said the governor and his staff spoke to several senators between the two votes. Senate Minority Leader Anthony Hensley, D-Topeka, said Brownback “resorted to backdoor arm-twisting to get his tax plan through the Senate this morning.” House Minority Leader Paul Davis, DLawrence, said the Brownback-Senate tax plan was fiscally irresponsible. Please see TAX, page 2A


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enrolled in the class each lay a sufficient foundation fall semester since 2007. for more math courses. Kyle Braakman, a junior Many of them, she said, are returning to college from Chicago, enrolled in CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A AZEL RY after a break of several the remedial course this would prefer the univer- years. Some are military semester. He tried the colFuneral service for Ha- McElwain Mortuary. sity didn’t have to offer a students, while others are lege algebra class last sezel H. Fry, 91, Lawrence, She died March 21, 2012 remedial course. beginning a second career. mester, but didn’t perform are pending and will be at Lawrence Memorial “But we have to deal Others, she said, come well, so he chose the inannounced by WarrenHospital. with the realities that are directly from high school. termediate algebra course here,” she said. While a com- this semester. The rest of Ingrid Peterposite score of his coursework toward his I think they OODROW ILLIAM son, directs the 21 on the ACT, sociology major is going Kansas Alge- should keep (the using today’s fine, he said. OODY EMPLER bra Program, remedial class). “For me, math has been admissions which offers It’s a nice stepstandards, is the one thing I just can’t County Country Club, Woodrow William the math class enough knock out,” he said. ping stone if you good where he was a char(Woody) Templer, age along with the He said he appreciated to get into KU, ter member. He was a 96, passed away on first college- are struggling.” that may mean being able to take the lowmember of the United Sunday, March 18, 2012 level math a student’s math er-level class on campus. Methodist Church, where at Lawrence Memorial course, college — Kyle Braakman, a KU If it hadn’t been there, he score is lower. he served as an usher Hospital in Lawrence, algebra. Stu- junior from Chicago Bayer said said, he probably would Kansas. Woody was born for many years. He also dents in the that if KU didn’t have tried to retake the held membership in the June 24, 1915 at Emporia, classes meet in offer the class, class he failed before. National Education Assn., Kansas, the son of Chessessions led by graduate students would be forced “I think it’s good. I think the Kansas National Eduter Arthur & Pearl Shanstudents and undergrad- to travel elsewhere, take a they should keep (the recation Assn., Kansas State non Temuate students to review summer class or take a class medial class),” he said. University Alumni Assn., pler. He the material. They take they’re not prepared for. “It’s a nice stepping stone and Rotary International. had been a common exams and folBayer said that in many if you are struggling.” On June 8, 1941 he marLawrence, low a set course design. cases she worried students ried Alice Lucille RobKansas — Higher education reporter Andy She said that an average would take a less rigorous bins at Larned, Kansas. resident Hyland can be reached at 832-6388. of 900 students have been online option that wouldn’t She passed away on April since 2007 24, 2010 at Lawrence, moving from Kansas. Templer Leoti, Woody’s surviving b u r g l a r y to be examined at LawKansas, where he had family includes: two chilin another rence Memorial Hospital served as Principal of dren, Patricia Hart, Lawc o u n t y , ” before he was taken to jail, Wichita County High rence, Kansas, and Bill H e r r i g Lewis said. Two officers School beginning in 1951 Templer, Siloam Springs, CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A said. “Oth- who received minor inand retiring in 1982 as Su- Arkansas; four grandchilcity limits, said Sgt. Steve er than juries were treated at the perintendent of Schools dren, Derek Hart, LawLewis, a Douglas County that, it was scene. for USD 467. Woody rence, Kansas, Heather Sheriff’s spokesman. Herrig said that during a pretty spent his youth in the Motzny, Cypress, Texas, Jefferson County Baston quick re- the Saturday burglary for towns of Greeley, AshDr. Geri Hart, HutchinSheriff Jeff Herrig said sponse in which Baston has been erville, Bird City, Stockson, Kansas, and Ryan Wednesday afternoon getting him captured.” charged, Baston was suston and Moline, Kansas, Templer, Siloam Springs, that Baston was taken to About noon Wednes- pected of firing a round graduating from Moline Arkansas; and four greatjail in Jefferson County day, Lewis said, area in- while inside a house, but High School in 1930. He grandchildren, Maddie to face charges there as vestigators determined the victims were not home graduated from Kansas Motzny, Kenzie Motzny, authorities continue to in- Baston was at a residence at the time and no injuries State University in 1936 Remy Kulick-Hart and vestigate him for other po- in the 1700 block of East were reported. with a Master’s Degree Roman Kulick-Hart. tential crimes in Douglas, 1500 Road, which is an exHerrig said Lawrence in Education and later His parents, wife, Leavenworth and Shaw- tension of North Seventh police are expecting to earned a Master’s Degree brothers Adrian “Temp” nee counties. Less than Street in North Lawrence. send information to the in History in 1940. While Templer and Floyd Tem24 hours before Baston’s They asked sheriff’s offi- Douglas County District at KSU, he served as a pler, and a grandson, Naarrest, Herrig’s office had cers for assistance. Baston Attorney’s Office for posmember of ROTC. In than Templer, preceded asked for the public’s help ran from the house to an sible charges against Bas1936, Woody taught in him in death. in locating Baston and a outbuilding on the prop- ton related to the resisting the Attica, Kansas school Memorial services will truck he had allegedly sto- erty and tried to run back arrest allegations. system and in 1940 joined be held at 10:30 am on len from Topeka. Hours into the house just beIn the past, Baston has the United States Army Saturday, March 31, 2012, before they arrested Bas- fore he was apprehended, spent time in prison for serving until 1946, attainat the United Methodist ton, Lawrence police had Lewis said. a 1995 Douglas County ing the rank of Lieutenant Church in Leoti, Kansas found the truck, which Baston resisted arrest. robbery and for escaping Colonel. He was awardwith the Reverend Mike contained what they sus- Lawrence police and Leav- from the Douglas County ed the American Defense Howard officiating. Inpected was property sto- enworth and Jefferson Jail in January 1996, when Medal, the American urnment will be in Leoti len from Leavenworth County sheriff’s officers the jail was at 111 E. 11th. Theater Medal, and the Cemetery. County, Herrig said. also were on the scene. Asiatic Pacific Service Memorials may be giv“I’m very satisfied. I’m Baston declined medical — Reporter George Diepenbrock can be Medal. He then served as en to the W.W. Templer reached at 832-7144. Follow him disappointed that we treatment by ambulance Principal of Paxico, KanEducation Scholarship at Twitter.com/gdiepenbrock. ended up with another workers, but he was taken sas K-12 school system Fund in Care of Price & and the Barnes, Kansas Sons Funeral Home, P.O. K-12 school system until 161 Leoti, Kansas 67861. beginning his career in E-condolences may be Leoti, Kansas. Followsent to the family through Republicans begin with very ing retirement, he served the funeral home website as Leoti City Treasurer at priceandsons.com. significant advantages. I’m not from 1993 through 2003. Please sign this guestsure that we need to pad those CONTINUED FROM PAGE 1A Woody was instrumental book at obituaries. advantages any further just so in the design and conljworld.com. struction of the Wichita City area in a single dis- that people don’t have to run in a trict while altering lines in tough election and can stay there south-central and southas long as they want.” east Kansas as little as possible. O’Neal appointed himself as the committee’s — House Minority Leader Paul Davis, a Lawrence Democrat saying it was a personKU CLAS looks to fill man, chairman and last week nel matter. Keel, in previous broke a tie among its other chairman position interviews, has also declined members to get his redis- western and central Kan- between the 1st and the to discuss the situation. Danny Anderson, dean of tricting plan to the House sas is nearly 58,000 resi- 2nd, its present home. Kansas University’s College for debate. dents short of the ideal Topeka-area legislators of Liberal Arts and Sciences, Wounded Topeka “We’ll just pop up with a population of 713,280 and in both parties loathe the said this week that he bill,” O’Neal told The must pick up territory. idea. soldier dies of injuries new intends to meet with faculty Associated Press. “Our The 3rd District, centered Democrats argue TOPEKA (AP) — A Fort Riof the Germanic literatures choices are getting nar- on the Kansas City area, that many Republicans’ ley soldier who endured more rowed down to a smaller is overpopulated by more real concern is protectand languages department than 100 surgeries after a in a few weeks to discuss subset of possible maps.” than 54,000 residents, but ing the state’s all-GOP sniper’s bullet in Afghanistan the open chairman’s posiSenate Reapportion- it and the 1st District don’t delegation to the U.S. left him mostly paralyzed tion in the department. ment Committee Chair- currently touch. House. The Senate plan Anderson said he doesn’t has died in Topeka, less than man Tim Owens, an OverThe debate is compli- — which extends the 1st five weeks after a crowd of yet have a time frame for land Park Republican, said cated by the desire of District to encompass airport well-wishers saluted when the full-time position the House’s vote suggests officials in Manhattan, Manhattan — drew fire could be filled, and he would his return to the city and his legislators are getting home to Kansas State from the Kansas Repubwife and family. know more after meeting closer to resolving con- University, to stay in the lican Party because it Penwell-Gabel Funeral with department members. gressional redistricting 2nd District with other would leave Rep. Lynn He said helping department Home in Topeka confirmed issues. The Senate passed eastern Kansas communi- Jenkins, the state’s sethat 27-year-old Sgt. Jamie members to be produca bipartisan proposal last ties. O’Neal and Republi- nior U.S. House memJarboe died Wednesday of tive in their teaching and month that drew criticism can Gov. Sam Brownback ber, with a slightly more his injuries. research would be his goal from within the GOP, and support them, saying it’s Democratic district. The death was anin selecting a new leader. a final map is likely to be the best way to protect a “Republicans begin nounced on Facebook The position has been drawn by negotiators for planned federal biosecu- with very significant adfilled on an interim basis by shortly after his wife, Methe two chambers. rity lab in Manhattan. vantages,” said House Milissa, wrote that he had been an associate dean of the “It’s a good thing they’re But if legislators want nority Leader Paul Davis, placed in a hospice setting college since William Keel starting over,” Owens said to keep Manhattan in a Lawrence Democrat. left the chairman’s position a week ago. Thousands of of the House. the 2nd, avoid dividing “I’m not sure that we need at the beginning of this aca- people have followed the Legislators must re- the Kansas City area and to pad those advantages Facebook chronicle of the demic year. Keel remains draw political boundaries make few changes in the any further just so that family’s travails and hopes on the faculty. this year to account for lines in south-central and people don’t have to run over the past 11 months, Anderson would not shifts in population over southeast Kansas, they’ll in a tough election and and hundreds left messages the past decade. The 1st have to seriously con- can stay there as long as discuss the reasons behind there Wednesday afternoon. Congressional District in sider splitting Topeka they want.” Keel’s departure as chair-

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“We can’t afford to begin restoring the hundreds of millions in cuts we’ve made to public schools if we’re bleeding $800 million a year in revenue for tax cuts that disproportionately benefit the wealthy. This puts us on a collision course with either devastating budget deficits or even more crippling budget cuts,” Davis said.

Brownback wants to cut the top state income tax rates and eliminate income taxes for 191,000 partnerships, sole proprietorships and other businesses. His plan would also do away with deductions and credits and keep in place the current 6.3 percent state sales tax. But on Tuesday as the Senate worked on the plan, it voted to lower the state sales tax as currently scheduled to 5.7 percent on July 1, 2013, and put back in the deductions, such as mortgage interest and charitable contribu-

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tions. Supporters of Brownback said the opposition was trying to kill the governor’s plan through the amendments. Initially, it looked like that happened. As the Senate reconvened Wednesday morning, all eight Senate Democrats and 12 of the Senate’s 32 Republicans, opposed the final product. State Sen. Pete Brungardt, R-Salina, voted against it, saying it “does not fund state government” because it would cut $3.7 billion over five years.

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Wednesday’s poll: Is guerrilla art — temporary art that is installed, performed or attached in public places — art or graffiti? It’s art, 48%; It’s graffiti, 41%; Not But later in the morn- reduce revenue by more ing, Brungardt moved that than $300 million per year. sure, 9%. the Senate reconsider the vote. Again, eight Demo- — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild Go to LJWorld.com to can be reached at 785-423-0668. cast your vote. crats voted against the bill but were joined by only three Republicans. Nine Republicans switched their votes. Your loved one never leaves our care. Senators also approved Your only locally owned crematory. a bill to provide $180 million over the next four years to cities and counties to cut property taxes. The House has approved a tax plan that contains some of Brownback’s & Crematory proposal but added reOur family fami y serving servi g your y ur family since 1920 moval of the state sales tax 6th & Indiana • 843-5111 on groceries, which would


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BRIEFLY Driver faces multiple charges in chase case Police early Wednesday arrested a 20-year-old Anadarko, Okla., man who was accused of driving away from a traffic stop, striking another vehicle and then running from police on foot. Kim Murphree, a Lawrence police spokeswoman, said the incident began when officers were called at 3:35 a.m. to a fight at the Presto station, 602 W. Ninth St. An officer noticed a man standing next to the building. Another man was in a vehicle, and he started to drive away. The officer tried to stop the vehicle, but the suspect did not stop. Near Sixth and Ohio streets, the vehicle struck a white Jeep Liberty. The driver, Ryan James Kingfisher, reportedly ran from police, who arrested him near a parking lot in the 700 block of Vermont Street. Capt. Paul Fellers said an officer used a Taser to subdue Kingfisher. According to Douglas County Jail records, Kingfisher was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct, interfering with duties of an officer, attempting to elude police, DUI, tampering with an ignition interlock device, failing to report an accident, driving while suspended and driving without proof of insurance. He was released on $1,300 bond and given notice to appear in municipal court on April 23.

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VOLUNTEER CHARLES TOLBERT RESTOCKS SOME OF THE SHELVES Tuesday at Just Food, 1200 E. 11th St. Just Food is applying to become its own nonprofit organization and expects the process to be complete in six months. It currently is a program under East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp., a nonprofit community action agency that serves low-income residents through a variety of services.

Just Food, a Douglas County food program, is applying to become its own nonprofit organization and will be moving out from under another nonprofit, East Central Kansas Economic Opportunity Corp. Forrest Swall, vice chairman of the Just Food advisory board, expects the move to be complete within six months. He said it would eliminate the bureaucratic red tape the organization often faces when trying to implement changes.

“As an independent organization, we will be in a position to make decisions and determine essentially the development and future of the program,” Swall said. “We think we will be in a position to more effectively meet the needs of people who have nutritional needs that are hungry in Douglas County.” In 2011, Just Food distributed $676,503 worth of food, or about 880,000 meals, for free to 84,699 people, a 21 percent increase

Measure would allow concealed weapons on state campuses By Scott Rothschild srothschild@ljworld.com

from a year earlier. This month, it is moving from a warehouse at 1200 E. 11th St. to a building twice the size down the street at 1000 E. 11th St. Just Food is part of the Harvesters Community Food Network in Kansas City, Mo., and is able to obtain nonperishable and perishable items at a reduced cost. It can provide a complete meal for 20 cents. The program also gets donations of fresh produce from Douglas County farmers and the Lawrence Farmers’ Market.

TOPEKA — The Kansas House on Wednesday tried to nudge the Senate to approve a bill that would allow people with concealed carry licenses to tote their weapons in some public buildings. State Rep. The mea- Barbara Ballard, sure was apD-Lawrence, proved earlier said, “College this month by campuses do the House but not need weapsince then has been ignored ons.” by the Senate. So state Rep. Forrest Knox, R-Altoona, moved to place the bill as an amendment to a Senate bill dealing with the Kansas Department of Corrections.

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BAZAAR — Kansas has been gearing up for the 81st anniversary of the central Kansas plane crash that killed Notre Dame football legend Knute Rockne, who was 43, and seven other people. Events beginning March 30 will include the unveiling of the 1932 Rockne Family Studebaker at the Chase County Historical Museum. They also will include live music and tours of the Chase County Courthouse and Rockne crash site.

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TOPEKA — The Kansas Senate approved a proposed $14.2 billion state budget on Wednesday that’s slightly more generous than one proposed by Gov. Sam Brownback. Senators voted 39-1 to send the measure to the House after it was amended to include language from a House committee restricting abortion training at Kansas University Medical Center. The bill cuts overall spending by almost 4 percent, or $572 million, during the fiscal year that begins July 1. But it includes money for social service programs that Brownback didn’t include in his spending recommenda-

tions, with an additional $16 million for children’s programs and nearly $9 million to boost the pay of state workers whose salaries are below the pay for people with similar private sector jobs. “We worked very hard to stick with the governor’s financial levels because our revenues haven’t totally recovered,” said Senate Ways and Means Chairwoman Carolyn McGinn, a Sedgwick Republican. The plan would leave about $460 million in cash reserves at the end of June 2013. However, McGinn said that figure didn’t factor in $50 million in additional spending for public schools or $45 million aid to cities and counties to reduce property taxes that would have to come from reserves unless legislators

reduce funding for other programs to offset the increases. The abortion amendment borrows from a bill that cleared the House Federal and State Affairs Committee that would require students training to become doctors to use nonstate facilities to learn how to perform abortions. It also prohibits the use of any state tax dollars for the training. The amendment’s supporters said it will put decisions about training in the hands of the medical center administration, working within parameters set forth by legislators. At issue is whether an outright ban on abortion training would compromise the medical center’s accreditation.

Dole honored for practicing lost art of compromise By Laurie Kellman Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Once upon a time in Congress, compromise between Republicans and Democrats was the norm. And a witty GOP senator named Bob Dole was one of the best practitioners of the art, preferably on a West-facing balcony of the Capitol where he could get sun on his face while lawmaking. He succeeded an affable storyteller and able dealmaker named Howard Baker, who likened running the Senate to herding cats. Nearly 16 years after Dole left the Senate to run for president, the balcony is named for him, and the Senate is even more unruly than Baker described. The pair was feted in Washington for their combined century of service and for practicing a thing called bipartisanship that seems lost, for now. “All I know is I don’t have to make a speech,” Dole, 88, said in a telephone interview before the festivities. He said he’s feeling a bit better lately but still suffers from chronic back pain. Plenty of others did, including the current crop of partisan warriors who insisted that under their leadership, the polarized Senate was working the same way it always has and they’re doing the best they can. But others in the Bipartisan Policy Center, which Dole and Baker helped found, suggested that the two encouraged discussion instead of the parliamentary gamesmanship that rules the chamber now. “I think the Senate operated more effectively then than it does today,” said Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., one of the hosts of the tribute. “But I don’t think it would make much to change it today. It would take a change of behavior rather than a change of rules.” The Bipartisan Policy Center’s mission statement says it is dedicated to “great moments in compromise by encouraging civil, respectable political discourse between the political parties.” That sounds quaint after more than a year of divided government mired in standoffs over the nation’s troubled economy and, lately,

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The House approved that 68-52, sending the bill back to the Senate. “It’s very important that senators have to vote on this,” Knox said. Several opponents of the bill, however, disagreed. State Rep. Barbara Bal-

Just Food provides food through its pantry, and it also stores and provides food for 36 community partners, such as The Salvation Army, Heartland Community Health Center and the Lawrence Community Shelter. The food program has an annual budget of about $448,000. That pays for two employees, rent, utilities, transportation and other necessities. It has about 60 volunteers who help write grants, enter data, store food and help clients.

Lots of growth Just Food has grown by leaps and bounds since its inception in 2005, when it was just a concept among a handful of community leaders. At first, food was stored and distributed from the ECKAN office inside the United Way of Douglas County building. In 2009, ECKAN received a one-year $250,000 grant from the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act to start a full-fledged food program. In October 2009, it began operating out of its current location. Once the grant expired, the program then was staying afloat with a $50,000 Community Service Block Grant and approximately $1,700 in community donations per month. Last year, the advisory board held a community fundraising campaign to raise $100,000 to keep the doors open; it was successful. Last summer, Jeremy Farmer was hired as fulltime executive director, replacing a part-time position. “We are really excited

The food program has an annual budget of about $448,000. That pays for two employees, rent, utilities, transportation and other necessities. It has about 60 volunteers who help write grants, enter data, store food and help clients. that this is happening,” he said, of the move to become a nonprofit. “We’re looking forward to continuing to serve Douglas County and in an even greater capacity than we have in the past.”

ECKAN partnership Richard Jackson, CEO of ECKAN, praised the advisory board and Douglas County community for its efforts. “They basically rolled up their sleeves and did some things that were needed to make the program successful and hopefully become self-sustaining,” he said. “They did a lot of the work behind the scenes, recruiting volunteers and soliciting do-

nations and funds from the community. I think the community should be proud of its efforts, and it’s one that can be showcased to others.” Jackson said ECKAN will continue to partner with Just Food and help serve those in need. ECKAN is a community action agency that serves low-income residents through a variety of programs: housing, case management, youth, and food. Jackson said it was funded in 1966 and grew out of the war on poverty. It receives mostly federal funding, but a little from the state and private donations. It serves 13 counties, including Douglas County. “We do a little of everything to try to meet the needs of individuals who need some kind of assistance,” Jackson said. “We put a lot of emphasis on case management, working with individuals to become self-sufficient so they are no longer dependent on federal or state funding.” — Health reporter Karrey Britt can be reached at 832-7190. Britt’s health blog can be found at WellCommons.com, and follow her at Twitter.com/WellCommons.

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FORMER U.S. SENATE MAJORITY LEADERS Bob Dole, right, and Howard Baker sit next to the stage as Vice President Joe Biden, not seen, speaks at “A Century of Service” honoring them Wednesday at Mellon Auditorium in Washington.

Dole: Santorum must consider quitting WASHINGTON — Former Sen. Bob Dole of Kansas says GOP presidential hopeful Rick Santorum is “getting close to the point” where he’ll have to decide whether to stay in the race for the nomination or drop out. In a telephone interview Wednesday, Dole told The Associated Press he was speaking from the experience of staying in

the 1988 GOP nomination fight too long. Dole said: “As much as you don’t want to do it, sometimes you have to face reality.” Dole is a supporter of GOP front-runner Mitt Romney. He says Romney’s lead in GOP convention delegates and his handy victory Tuesday in the Illinois primary make overtaking him a long shot for Santorum.

a selection of long-settled social issues like access to contraception and the Violence Against Women Act. So polarized is Congress in the 2012 election year that centrists like Maine Republican Olympia Snowe and Nebraska Democrat Ben Nelson are fleeing. In fact, Dole and Baker, both former presidential candidates and veterans of World War II, were at the center of such historic moments of bipartisanship. They could each be conciliators and fierce partisans. Baker, 86, served in the Senate from 1967 to 1985 and was the senior Republican on the congressional panel investigating Watergate. He is famous for asking the question of his fellow Republicans: “What did the president know, and when did he know it?” His calm demeanor was considered key to passage of the 1978 Panama Canal Treaty, which called for the gradual transfer of the canal to Panama. He served as Senate majority leader from 1981 to 1985.

The equally steady and acerbic Dole was his successor as leader of the Senate Republicans. He developed a reputation in the Senate of valuing thoughtful discussion over incivility in lawmaking, and, wounded in World War II, became a leading advocate for veterans and disabled Americans generally. He was a key to passing the Americans With Disabilities Act in 1990. Wednesday night, the two showed off the humor they used to grease the wheels of negotiations. “Once you leave politics, you’re approval rating goes straight up,” said Dole, seated next to his wife Elizabeth, also a former senator. “People write you letters saying, “I never liked you, you so-and-so, while you were in the Senate, but now I think you’re a pretty good guy. And please send me an autographed pictureof Elizabeth.” In a video tribute, former Sen. Alan Simpson, R-Wyo. noted: “That’s what’s missing now. There’s no humor.”

lard, D-Lawrence, said, “College campuses do not need weapons.” The bill would allow concealed-carry permit holders to bring their weapons into public buildings, such as university classrooms, city halls and other such structures if those buildings do not have devices like metal detectors designed to detect illegal weapons. During House debate

on the measure earlier this month, there was a provision put in the House bill that would allow universities to exempt themselves but then have to reconsider that decision after four years. Another amendment exempted hospitals, such as Kansas University Hospital. — Statehouse reporter Scott Rothschild can be reached at 785-423-0668.

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IN A FILE PHOTO FROM EARLIER THIS YEAR, THE BOYS AND GIRLS CLUB OF LAWRENCE’S YOUTHS OF THE YEAR, foreground from left, Ayala Anavberokhai, Bryce Page and Trei Dudley, are pictured. Dudley, a senior at Free State High School, was named the Kansas Youth of the Year by the Boys and Girls Club on Tuesday night. She received the same award in 2009.

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Ben Lockwood, student, Lawrence “I’ll stick with my usual regimen.”

Renee Force, homemaker, Lawrence “I’m raising grandchildren, so I’m always cleaning. I’ll put up my Easter decorations and clean up my outside furniture soon.”

Free State senior earns Kansas Youth of the Year title By Christine Metz cmetz@ljworld.com

For the second time, Free State High School senior Trei Dudley has been named the Boys and Girls Club’s Kansas Youth of the Year. Dudley won the award at a ceremony Tuesday night. She received the same award in 2009 as a Central Junior High ninthgrader. The honor is given to a youth for his or her contributions to family, school and community and for those who have overcome personal challenges and obstacles. Dudley started attending Boys and Girls Club in elementary school and continued volunteering

to Kansas University Easton woman killed taken Hospital, reports said. in K-7 accident The wreck caused traffic A 29-year-old Easton woman was killed in a twovehicle accident Wednesday morning on Kansas Highway 7 in Bonner Springs. Tamara Starnes was driving south on K-7 when she braked at the traffic light at Kansas Avenue and lost control of her vehicle, Kansas Highway Patrol Trooper Howard Dickinson said. Starnes went across the median and into the northbound lanes where another vehicle, driven by Damien G. Stanley, 29, Shawnee, struck her vehicle on the passenger side. Dickinson said Starnes died at the scene. The accident occurred just after 8 a.m., KHP reports said. Starnes was driving a 2008 Chevrolet Cobalt, while Stanley was driving a 2003 Mitsubishi Galant. Dickinson said both drivers were wearing seat belts. Stanley was

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with the club in junior high. She is now a staff member at the club. Along with her work with the club, Dudley volunteers with the Ballard Center, LINK and Family Promise. At Free State, she has been a participant and board member of Can We Talk?, a cheerleader and an editor on the yearbook staff. After high school, Dudley plans to attend the University of Arkansas and major in business. She would like to someday open a center for underprivileged children and teens. The honor comes with a $1,000 college scholarship.

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Dems keep abortion foe off caucus ballet WICHITA (AP) — The Kansas Democratic Party has determined that anti-abortion activist Randall Terry is not a bona fide Democrat and won’t be awarded any delegates from the party’s April 14 Kansas caucuses. Terry, the founder of Operation Rescue, is seeking the Democratic nomination for president. But Kansas Democratic Party attorney Joe Sandler says the party’s delegate selection rules only recognize candidates who have demonstrated a commitment to the party’s goals and objectives. He says Terry also missed two state deadlines and submitted his application only days ago.

HOSPITAL BIRTHS James and Teri Johnson, Baldwin City, a boy, Wednesday. Calvin and Brittnee Haynes, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday. Jacinta and Nicholas Hoyt, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday. Brad and Felicity Betts, Lawrence, a boy, Wednesday.

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GOP race lining up for Romney By David Espo Associated Press

WASHINGTON — It hasn’t been pretty, but the Republican establishment, the delegate math, the money and more are increasingly lining up in Mitt Romney’s favor in the long and grinding race for the party’s presidential nomination. The race will go on. Romney’s most dogged rival, Rick Santorum, is all but certain to claim more victories before the primary season ends. And an astonishing admission Wednesday by one of Romney’s top aides — that primary-season policy positions may be no more lasting than squiggles on a child’s Etch A Sketch drawing toy — will hardly reassure Republicans skeptical about his commitment to the cause of conservatism. “Everything changes” for the fall campaign, said Eric Fehrnstrom, prompting Romney himself to try to limit the political damage. “The policies and the positions are the same,” he said. Still, Romney’s Illinois primary victory provided fresh evidence of electoral strength, produced a big delegate haul and paid an overnight dividend in the form of an endorsement from Jeb Bush. “Now is the time for Republicans to unite behind Governor Romney and take our message of fiscal conservatism and job creation to all voters this fall,” said the former Florida governor, the man most often mentioned as a last-minute savior for the party, who could swoop

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REPUBLICAN PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney reacts Tuesday while greeting supporters at a rally in Schaumburg, Ill., after winning the Illinois Republican presidential primary.

ANALYSIS into a deadlocked convention and emerge with the nomination. Former Sen. Bob Dole, a Romney supporter, summarized Santorum’s position from the point of view of a man who lost his first try for the nomination before winning on the second. “In every race, Romney is going to pick up delegates. Looking back at my race in 1988 ... I should have gotten out, but I just kept going out there,” Dole said. “When you’re out of money and you don’t have the organization to buy TV, you have to take a hard look at it.” Much has changed since Dole last ran for the White House in 1996, including the emergence of super PACs that are allowed to raise money in unlimited amounts. That, too, is working to Romney’s advantage.

So far, he has benefited from more than $32 million in television ads from Restore Our Future, the entity that played the major role in wiping out Newt Gingrich with attack ads in the days before the Iowa caucuses and again in the Florida primary. More recently it has turned its attention to Santorum. For comparison purposes, the $32 million is more money than Santorum, Gingrich and Ron Paul plus super PACs supporting them have spent combined on television, and may be the reason Romney has been able to avoid dipping into his own personal fortune so far in the campaign. Additionally, campaign finance reports released Tuesday showed that big donors to a GOP organization founded by political strategist Karl Rove have boosted their financial support for the Romney-

aligned super PAC in recent months. It’s taken months, far longer than anticipated, for Romney to begin to take charge of a race that he began with overwhelming financial and organizational advantages. His record as a Massachusetts governor, particularly his embrace of a requirement for state residents to purchase health insurance, has made it hard for him to win over doubting conservatives in the South and elsewhere. “Ann drives a couple of Cadillacs,” he blurted out in one appearance, one of several utterances that suggest he doesn’t quite understand the financial woes facing millions of Americans in the wake of the worst recession in decades. Yet in Illinois, he won more votes than Santorum and Gingrich put together, a far better showing than the grudging victories he eked out in Michigan and Ohio over the previous few weeks. Romney’s delegate haul was even more impressive. He picked up 41, to 10 for his chief rival. That was hours after an aide to Santorum went on television to predict that the former Pennsylvania senator would win between 24 and 30. There were more embarrassing moments for the former senator’s campaign. The candidate himself backpedaled after saying on Monday that the economy wasn’t the main issue of the campaign. “Occasionally you say some things where you wish you had a do-over,” he said later.

Obama, GOP vie for upper hand on energy By Ken Thomas Associated Press

MALJAMAR, N.M. — Wooing a nation of increasingly angry motorists, President Barack Obama and his Republican rivals are all plunging into gas-pump politics, seeking the upper hand as energy becomes a driving issue in the election campaign. The president is defending his energy agenda this week, traveling Wednesday to a solar panel plant in Nevada and oil and gas fields in New Mexico and the site of a future oil pipeline in Oklahoma that the White House is promising to accelerate. At the same time, GOP opponents from front-runner Mitt Romney on down are vigorously accusing him of stifling domestic production and betting on foolhardy alternative en-

ergy methods over traditional oil drilling. W i t h gasoline reaching $3.86 a gal- Obama lon in the U.S. and apparently heading higher, the public is impatient for Obama — or someone in his place — to do something about it. In truth, a president has little direct control over gas prices, which have risen more than 50 cents a gallon since January in response to a standoff over Iran’s nuclear program that has threatened to disrupt Middle East oil supplies. Well aware of Republicans’ criticism, Obama’s advisers argue that voters take a sophisticated view toward energy and think about it as a problem demanding long-term

answers. They know that talk about future solutions may not satisfy people as they endure high prices, but they’re betting that voters will side with the candidate they trust the most to deal with the issue — and they’re determined that that will be Obama. “We’re drilling all over the place,” Obama said in Maljamar, N.M., in a field dotted with oil rigs. Polls show less certainty about it all. One survey this month by CBS News and The New York Times found that 54 percent of Americans felt the price of gasoline was something a president could do a lot about while 36 percent said it was beyond his control. And a recent Washington Post/ABC poll found 50 percent thought the Obama administration could reasonably do something to bring down gas prices,

while 45 percent felt the recent rapid rise has been beyond White House control. Obama has repeatedly argued that drilling for new oil alone will not solve the nation’s energy woes or reduce gas prices. He accuses Republicans of claiming they can “wave a magic wand” to return to the days of cheap gas, and on Wednesday, he mocked them for having a “lack of imagination” about alternative energy. “You’d think that everybody would be supportive of solar power,” Obama said from the Copper Mountain Solar 1 facility in Nevada, the largest plant of its kind in the country, with nearly 1 million solar panels. “And yet if some politicians had their way, there won’t be any more public investment in solar energy. There won’t be as many new jobs.”

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Study: Move-in before marriage no longer predicts divorce By Mike Stobbe Associated Press

ATLANTA — Nearly half of first marriages break up within 20 years, a new government study finds. With those odds, you might wonder: Would we be better off living together first? The new research, part of a marriage survey of 22,000 men and women, suggests times have changed from the days when living together signaled poor chances for a successful marriage later. “It’s not playing as big a role in predicting divorce as it used to,” said Casey Copen, lead author of the study. Living together before marriage has been a long-growing trend. In the late 1960s, only about 10 percent of U.S. couples moved in together first, and they ended up with higher divorce rates. Today, about 60 percent of couples live together before they first marry. “It’s becoming so common, it’s not surprising it no longer negatively affects marital stability,” said Wendy Manning, co-director of the National Center for Family & Marriage Research at Bowling Green State University in Ohio. Researchers with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention looked for trends in first marriages. They in-

terviewed men and women ages 15 to 44 during the years 2006 to 2010. About 40 percent were married. The study found those who were engaged and living together before the wedding were about as likely to have marriages that lasted 15 years as couples who hadn’t lived together. But what about the couples who were living together but weren’t engaged? The new study found marriage was less likely to survive to the 10- and 15-year mark among couples who weren’t engaged when they lived together — findings similar to earlier research. For example, for women, there was about a 60 percent likelihood a marriage would survive 15 years if the couple either hadn’t lived together before the wedding or were engaged while they were sharing the same living space. But if no firm marriage commitment was made while she and her boyfriend were living together, the likelihood the marriage would last 15 years fell to 53 percent. The numbers were similar for men. Potential explanations include laxer attitudes about commitment, lower education levels or family histories that made these couples more pessimistic about marriage, Copen said.

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Town longs for relief from mysterious booms By Carrie Antlfinger and Dinesh Ramde Associated Press

CLINTONVILLE, WIS. — Sleepless families in a small Wisconsin town longed for quiet Wednesday after mysterious booming noises over the past few nights roused them from bed and sent residents into the street — sometimes still in pajamas. The strange disturbance sounds like distant thunder, fireworks or someone slamming a heavy door. At first, many people were amused or merely curious. But after three restless nights, aggravation is mounting. And some folks are considering leaving town until investigators determine the source of the racket. “My husband thought it was cool, but I don’t think so. This is not a joke,” said Jolene Van Beek, who awoke early Sunday to a loud boom that shook her house. “I don’t know what it is, but I just want it to stop.”

gas was spontaneously insurance company won’t I don’t know what it the exploding. pay for the damage until is, but I just want it to “People in the area are she knows what caused it. certainly frustrated,” City “This is an issue,” she stop.”

— Jolene Van Beek, Clintonville, Wis., resident The booming in Clintonville continued Monday and Tuesday nights and into Wednesday morning, eventually prompting Van Beek to take her three sons to her father’s home, 10 minutes away, so they could get some uninterrupted sleep. There have been no reports of injury, despite some residents saying they could feel the ground roll beneath their feet. City officials say they have investigated every possible human cause. They checked water, sewer and gas lines, contacted the military about any exercises in the area, reviewed permits for mining explosives and inspected a dam next to city hall. They even tested methane levels at the landfill in case

Administrator Lisa Kuss said. The city is also investigating geological causes. Officials plan to bring in vibration-detection devices to try to determine the epicenter of any underground activity. Authorities set up audio and video equipment overnight but didn’t capture any evidence of shaking or booming despite at least one loud noise about 5 a.m. Wednesday, Kuss said. About 300 people attended a public meeting Wednesday night in a local high school auditorium to get an update on the situation. Kuss assured residents that officials are doing everything they can to determine the source of the booming. Sharon Binger said the disturbance has left cracks in her basement walls and floor, and that they’re getting worse. She said her

said, demanding answers from officials at the meeting. “There is something else going on.” Kuss urged Binger to write down when the cracks occurred and promised to send officials to the woman’s home to look over the damage. Debby Ernst has not heard the sound or felt the tremors but said she is still considering going elsewhere until the mystery is solved. “It worries me. I’m scared,” Ernst, a gas station cashier, said in a phone interview. “Who’s to say it ain’t going to get worse?” However, a local scientist said nothing has surfaced that suggests townspeople should be afraid. Steve Dutch, a geologist at the University of Wisconsin-Green Bay, said that the ground beneath them is solid and that there are no known earthquake fault lines in the area.

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Police press besieged gunman to surrender Was Fla. shooter a By Johanna Decorse and Sarah DiLorenzo Associated Press

TOULOUSE, FRANCE — Riot police set off explosions outside an apartment building early today in an effort to force the surrender of a gunman who boasted of bringing France “to its knees” with an al-Qaida-linked terror spree that killed seven people. Hundreds of heavily armed police, some in body armor, surrounded the fivestory building in Toulouse where the 24-year-old suspect, Mohamed Merah, had been holed up since the predawn hours of Wednesday. As midnight approached, three explosions were heard, and orange flashes lit up the night sky near the building. An Interior Ministry official said the suspect had gone back on a previous pledge to turn himself in — and that police blew up the shutters outside the apartment window to pressure him to surrender. Sporadic blasts and bursts

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THIS UNDATED AND UNLOCATED FRAME GRAB provided Wednesday by French TV station France 2 shows the suspect in the killing of 3 paratroopers, 3 children and a rabbi in recent days, Mohamed Merah. of gunfire rang out throughout the night, though officials insisted no full-out assault was under way. “It’s not as simple as that. We are waiting,” the Toulouse prosecutor, Michel Valet, told The Associated Press. Authorities said the shooter, a French citizen of Algerian descent, had been to Afghanistan and Pakistan, where he claimed to have received training from al-Qaida. They said he told negotiators he killed a rabbi

and three young children at a Jewish school on Monday and three French paratroopers last week to avenge the deaths of Palestinian children and to protest the French army’s involvement in Afghanistan, as well as a government ban last year on facecovering Islamic veils. “He has no regrets, except not having more time to kill more people, and he boasts that he has brought France to its knees,” Paris Prosecutor Francois Mo-

lins told a news conference. French authorities — like others in Europe — have long been concerned about “lone-wolf” attacks by young, Internet-savvy militants who self-radicalize online since they are harder to find and track. Still, it was the first time a radical Islamic motive has been ascribed to killings in France in years. Merah espoused a radical brand of Islam and had been to the AfghanistanPakistan region twice and to the Pakistani militant stronghold of Waziristan for training, Molins said. He said the suspect had plans to kill another soldier, prompting the police raid. The standoff began after a police attempt about 3 a.m. Wednesday to detain Merah erupted into a firefight. Two police were wounded, triggering onand-off negotiations with the suspect that lasted into the night. As darkness fell, police cut electricity and gas to the building, then quietly closed in to wait out the suspect.

Clue could help predict heart attacks By Lauran Neergaard Associated Press

WASHINGTON — Too often, people pass a cardiac checkup only to collapse with a heart attack days later. Now scientists have found a clue that one day may help doctors determine if a heart attack is imminent, in hopes of preventing it. Most heart attacks happen when fatty deposits in an artery burst open, and a blood clot then forms to seal the break. If the clot is too big, it blocks off blood flow. The problem: Today’s best tests can’t predict when that’s about to happen. “We don’t have a way to get at whether an artery’s going to crack, the precur-

sor to a heart attack,” said Dr. Eric Topol, director of California’s Scripps Translational Science Institute. Wednesday, Scripps researchers reported a new lead — by searching people’s blood for cells that appear to flake off the lining of a HEALTH severely diseased artery. Topol’s team measured high levels of those cells, deformed ones, floating in the blood of 50 people who’d just had a heart attack. The research is reported in the journal Science Translational Medicine. Next, Topol said his

team soon will begin needed studies to learn how early those cells might appear before a heart attack, and if spotting them could allow use of clotpreventing drugs to ward off damage. Some San Diego emergency rooms will study an experimental blood test with chest-pain sufferers whose standard exams found no evidence of a heart attack, he said. Don’t expect a test to predict heart attacks any time soon — a lot more research is needed, caution heart specialists not involved with the study. But they’re intrigued. “This study is pretty exciting,” said Dr. Douglas Zipes of Indiana Univer-

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Hot weather bodes ill for ski resorts By Clarke Canfield Associated Press

NEWRY, MAINE — Skiers stripped down to shorts and bikini tops to keep cool Wednesday as they got in a few final sun-drenched, slushy runs, bidding what could be an early goodbye to a season that has disappointed all around. An unprecedented spell of record temperatures soaring into the 80s had New England skiers dodging dirt patches and exposed rocks as melting snow spelled potentially millions in losses for those who make their living off winter tourism and sports. “It’s like ‘swinter’ — summer and winter combined,” said 15-year-old Allie Ward, who wore only a bikini and boots during a break from skiing at Sunday River. She was joined by a sunburned friend, both of North Shore in Canada’s Prince Edward Island. A year after ski resorts reported a record 60.5 million visits, the season opened last year with early snow and high expectations. But optimism was short-lived as Christmas arrived with little or none in many parts of the country. And the trend carried through the winter, with a few notable exceptions, like parts of Alaska.

Only a few of Maine’s 22 ski areas were open Wednesday. Sugarloaf, the state’s tallest ski mountain, tried to put a good face on the warm temperatures, tweeting this week about sun-drenched “slushy goodness” on its slopes. Colorado Ski Country USA estimated that the number of visits at its resorts in the nation’s biggest skiing state is down 7.4 percent so far this season, spokeswoman Jennifer Rudolph said Wednesday from Denver. That represents losses of millions of dollars in revenue for ski resorts, retail stores and hotels. Cross-country skiing and snowmobiling also suffered. In the end, the December-to-February period was the fourth-warmest in the continental U.S., and was one of the three warmest on record from Washington, D.C., to Caribou, Maine, said Jessica Rennells, of the Northeast Regional Climate Center at Cornell University in Ithaca, N.Y. This week, the warmth reached epic proportions. In Bangor in central Maine, the temperature surged to 83 degrees on Wednesday, smashing the old record of 64.

sity and past president of the American College of Cardiology. It suggests those cells are harmed “not just in the minutes prior” to a heart attack, he said, “but probably hours, maybe even days” earlier. “It’s a neat, provocative first step,” added Dr. William C. Little, cardiology chief at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “But it is not a biomarker ready for prime time.” About 935,000 people in the U.S. have a heart attack every year, according to government figures. Doctors can tell who’s at risk: People with high blood pressure and cholesterol, who smoke, have diabetes, are overweight or sedentary.

vigilante or good neighbor?

By Mike Schneider Associated Press

SANFORD, FLA. — George Zimmerman once took criminal justice classes at the community college and was practically a one-man neighborhood watch in his gated part of town, calling police close to 50 times over the past eight years to report such things as slowdriving vehicles, strangers loitering in the neighborhood and open garages. Now, suddenly, people are wondering if the 28-year-old Zimmerman is an earnest if somewhat zealous young man who was just looking out for his neighborhood, or a Zimmerman wannabe cop who tried to take justice into his own hands. He has been at the center of a growing furor over vigilantism, self-defense and racial profiling since he shot and killed an unarmed black teenager who was walking through his neighborhood Feb. 26 carrying only a bag of Skittles and an iced tea. Zimmerman, a lightskinned Hispanic, has claimed self-defense in the slaying of 17-year-old Trayvon Martin and has not been charged, but many black leaders are demanding his arrest, and state and federal authorities are investigating. Florida’s Stand Your Ground law on selfdefense gives people wide latitude to use deadly force. Attorneys for Martin’s parents say Zimmerman is a “loose cannon.” “He’s a wannabe police officer,” lawyer Benjamin Crump said. “Why did he have a gun?”

But some neighbors welcomed his vigilance, at least before the shooting. Samantha Leigh Hamilton, an auto-dealership employee who has lived on Zimmerman’s street for about a year, said that she once left her garage door up and Zimmerman noticed it while out walking his dog. He notified another neighbor, who let Hamilton know. “The only impression I have of George Zimmerman is a good one,” Hamilton said Wednesday. Hamilton said another neighbor, a black woman, would regularly inform Zimmerman when she was out of town so that he could keep an eye on her place. Hamilton said that when she moved into the middle-class, racially mixed community of about 250 identical townhouses, the black neighbor told her, “Hey, if you need anything, you picked a really good area, since George is part of our neighborhood watch.” Zimmerman, who was captain of the neighborhood watch and licensed to carry a gun, made 46 calls to police since 2004, according to department records. In one police call report, the dispatcher noted that Zimmerman was calling about a vehicle “driving real slow, looking at all the other vehicles in the complex and blasting music.” In another call from last August, Zimmerman reported on two black male teens in the neighborhood. He considered them suspicious. A police spokesman in Sanford, a city of 53,000 people outside Orlando that is 57 percent white and 30 percent black, did not return calls for comment about Zimmerman’s repeated reports.

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Happy ‘Hawks Congratulations to the Jayhawk women for engineering a gutsy and unexpected victory in the NCAA Tournament.

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hat a treat to see the Jayhawk women’s basketball team celebrating Tuesday’s secondround victory in the NCAA Tournament! The Kansas University women were among the last four teams to gain entry into the post-season tournament. With a No. 11 seed, the Jayhawks beat the sixth-seeded Nebraska women Sunday night and earned the right to challenge their bracket’s No. 3 seed, Delaware, on Tuesday. All of the pre-game hype and much of the post-game coverage focused on the formidable Elena Delle Donne, but after the game, the Delaware star had to share at least some of the spotlight with KU’s Angel Goodrich, who powered her teammates to a 70-64 victory. The KU defense swarmed and frustrated Delle Donne, who nonetheless scored 34 points. At the same time, however, the 5-foot-4 Goodrich was zipping around the court, feeding open teammates and scoring 27 points of her own on the way to an unexpected Jayhawk victory. After the game, coach Bonnie Henricksen lifted Goodrich off the floor in an enthusiastic embrace. In a post-game interview on ESPN, Goodrich flashed her winning smile and modestly credited her teammates for the win. How sweet to see the Jayhawk women advance to the NCAA Tournament’s Sweet 16 for the first time since 1998. Only two other schools, Baylor and Kentucky, have advanced both men’s and women’s teams to the round of 16 in their respective tournaments. Best of luck to the KU men on Friday and the women on Saturday as they try to advance to the coveted Final Four.

Change just part of nation’s order In Retreat, Sears Set To Unload Stores — The Wall Street Journal, Feb. 24 WASHINGTON — Retreat need not mean surrender. Still ... In 1886, a shipment of $25 watches from a Chicago jeweler was rejected by the addressee in Redwood Falls, Minn. The jeweler offered to sell the undeliverable goods for $12 apiece to a railroad station agent, who could then sell them to other agents, of whom there were more than 20,000. Which is what the agent, 23-year-old Richard Warren Sears, did. Soon his watch business was booming, so he quit working on the railroad, moved to Minneapolis, then quickly to the nation’s railroad hub, Chicago, where in 1887 he met Alvah Curtis Roebuck, a watchmaker and printer. Rural life and retailing were about to change. As the late Daniel Boorstin explained in “The Americans: The Democratic Experience,” Sears and Roebuck were on a trail blazed by Aaron Montgomery Ward. After a few years as a dry goods salesman in the rural West, in 1872, the year after the Chicago fire, Ward, then 29, rented a 12-by-14-foot loft over a livery stable there and began a mail-order business. In two years his single price sheet became an eight-page

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America now is divided between those who find this social churning unnerving and those who find it exhilarating.” booklet, then a 72-page catalog, with woodcuts illustrating most items. The 240-page catalog for 1884 listed almost 10,000 items. Hitherto, the goods most Americans bought — things they could not make for themselves — were items they could handle and examine, sold by people they knew. Now they were enticed to buy unseen goods from distant strangers. The name Sears, Roebuck and Company appeared in 1893 and the catalog was the company’s shop window, store counter and salesman. The Big Book — by 1894 the catalog had more than 500 pages — became second only to the Good Book in American life. By 1903, Sears had its own printing plant.

By the middle of the 20th century, Sears Roebuck had come to town as the nation’s largest retailer, with stores that defined many towns’ downtowns. But in Bentonville, Ark., Sam Walton had an idea for bigger stores on the outskirts of towns. Sears has become a casualty of WalMart’s retailing revolution. Today new mothers sign up at Amazon Mom for regular deliveries of diapers. This is a 21st-century permutation of an innovation in long-distance commerce that began in 19th-century Chicago. Creative destruction continues in the digital age. After 244 years — it began publication five years before the 1773 Boston Tea Party — the Encyclopedia Britannica will henceforth be available only in digital form as it tries to catch up to reference websites such as Google and Wikipedia. Another digital casualty forgot it was selling the preservation of memories, aka “Kodak moments,” not film. America now is divided between those who find this social churning unnerving and those who find it exhilarating. What Virginia Postrel postulated in 1998 in “The Future and Its Enemies: The Growing Conflict Over Creativity, Enterprise and Progress” — the best book for rescuing the country from a ruinous itch for tidiness — is even more true now. Today’s primary political and cultural conflict is, Postrel says, between people,

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Lasting mystery omeday, maybe someday soon, the mystery of Amelia Earhart’s disappearance will be solved. Earhart searchers have revealed a new clue they believe may lead to the wreck of her plane near an island in the South Pacific. Many other clues to Earhart’s disappearance during an attempted around-theworld flight have led nowhere, but, you never know, this might be the one. The disappearance of Earhart and her navigator, Fred Noonan, on July 2, 1937, is one of the world’s most enduring mysteries. It’s a story that continues to attract dedicated investigators, as well as many more casual observers. It’s of special interest to Kansans, who claim native Kansan Earhart as one of their own. With today’s technology, it would be next to impossible for an airplane to simply disappear and never be found. There are very few mysteries left as compelling as Earhart’s disappearance. It would be interesting to finally learn more about Earhart’s fate, but it would be a little sad to lose the mystery.

mislabeled “progressives,” who crave social stasis, and those, paradoxically called conservatives, who welcome the perpetual churning of society by dynamism. Stasists see Borders succumb to e-books (and Amazon) and lament the passing of familiar things. Dynamists say: Relax, reading is thriving. In 2001, the iPod appeared and soon stores such as Tower Records disappeared. Who misses them? Theodore Roosevelt, America’s first progressive president, thought it was government’s duty to “look ahead and plan out the right kind of civilization.” TR looked ahead and saw a “timber famine” caused by railroads’ ravenous appetites for crossties that rotted. He did not foresee creosote, which preserves crossties. Imagine all the things government planners cannot anticipate when, in their defining hubris, they try to impose their static dream of the “right kind” of future. As long as America is itself, it will welcome the messy chaos that is not really disorder but rather what Postrel calls “an order that is unpredictable, spontaneous, and ever shifting, a pattern created by millions of uncoordinated, independent decisions.” Professional coordinators, aka bureaucracies, are dismayed. Good.

Music captures America’s mood It begins with big drums, a guitar seesawing beneath like a deck rolling in high seas. It ends with a fuzz of static and feedback, a hiss of promises broken and a mortgage on the future. In the 13 songs that unfold in between, one of the elder statesmen of American popular music delivers what might fairly be called a State of the Union Address. And if that sounds grandiose for a rock album, so be it. But know that, for all the manicured eloquence of the constitutionally mandated report President Obama delivered in January, the new Bruce Springsteen album, “Wrecking Ball,” captures more raw emotional truth about the state of the American Dream than any politician ever could. These first years of the millennium have been extraordinarily trying, especially for a nation that had passed a quarter century in relative peace. Then came terror. Then came wars. Then came economic meltdown. And in the last, we were galled to find that what had brought us to the brink of ruin was the greed, corruption, mendacity and predatory practices of giant money houses and that we were now required to save them from the consequences of their misdeeds because they were too big to fail. Meantime, we failed right, left and sideways, as jobs went away and money grew tight, as horizons receded and hope shriveled down to a wrinkled shell of itself and people who’d never asked for all that much to begin with — a fair chance to earn their own bread, care for themselves, house themselves — found their aspirations pad-

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It is from the heart of this disconnection, this chasm between America that is and America that ought to be, that Springsteen issues his report.”

locked behind them, their dreams set out at the curb. In a nation where corporations are people and fetuses are people, actual people could not catch a break, nor even much in the way of empathy. It is from the heart of this disconnection, this chasm between America that is and America that ought to be, that Springsteen issues his report. He finds depression, lamentation and resignation, as in a man forced to make a living by piecemeal as a Jack of All Trades. He finds anger, too. In “Shackled and Drawn,” he sings, “Gambling man rolls the dice, working man pays the bill. It’s still fat and easy up on banker’s hill. Up on banker’s hill, the party’s going strong. Down here below, we’re shackled and drawn.” On “We Take Care Of Our Own,” the anger is accusatory, a demand for an America that looks out for Americans. But with the anger, depression, lamentation and resignation, there is also defiance.

There are also sprigs of hope. “Tomorrow there’ll be sunshine and all this darkness past,” he promises on “Land of Hope and Dreams.” The title song, which commemorates the 2010 demolition of Giants Stadium, also functions as a statement of pugnacious pride: “Take your best shot, let me see what you’ve got. Bring on your wrecking ball!” In other words: knock me down — if you can. There is something quintessentially American in that. One recalls Gen. Anthony McAuliffe’s one-word rejection of a Nazi demand for surrender: “Nuts!” One recalls Franklin Roosevelt’s standing up to “fear itself” in the depths of the Great Depression. One recalls that look on Apollo Creed’s face when Rocky Balboa got up off the canvas. That is what America is — hope and defiance in the face of challenge — and there is something oddly patriotic in Springsteen’s evocation of that in these hard times Not the easy patriotism of Lee Greenwood’s song and children waving sparklers on July 4th, but the hard and determined patriotism of those who will be down, but never stay down, never accept the gap between the America that is and the one that ought to be. It is Springsteen’s triumph to honor anger and lamentation, but also to look beyond them. And to remind us that, though hard times come and hard times go, hope and defiance still abide and sustain. Bring on your wrecking ball. — Leonard Pitts Jr. is a columnist for the Miami Herald. He chats with readers from noon to 1 p.m. CDT each Wednesday on www.MiamiHerald.com.

To the editor: Truth, the first casualty of war, also fares poorly in political campaigns. Since I am not running for office, I can point out some facts that might deserve attention as the season progresses. 1. Government spending can’t be cut significantly, at any level, without putting people out of work. The bulk of government spending goes for wages and salaries. 2. Cutting taxes will not make businesses create jobs. Businesses hire people to do the work to meet demand, not because they have more money. 3. Cutting taxes will not get rid of the deficit. Reagan inherited a deficit of $70 billion. He cut taxes and left office with a deficit of $200 billion. No level of taxation in recent memory has been so large as to put a brake on the economy. 4. There are government regulations that are silly and even odious, but the financial sector is not overregulated, and regulations on that sector are attempts to enforce one law: Thou shalt not steal. 5. National health care would be the best thing that ever happened to American industry. It is absolutely nuts that health care has fallen to employers. 6. Social Security is not a welfare program, and it is not a drain on the government. I pay 12.4 percent of my income and 6.2 percent of my employees’ income for it. Not only is it paid for, the government has been supporting itself in part by borrowing from Social Security. Cutting benefits would constitute outright theft. Walt Hull, Lawrence

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Clarinda 66/47

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Beatrice 62/44

Concordia 60/43

Centerville 65/49

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Red Dog’s Dog Days winter workout, 6 a.m., Allen Fieldhouse, enter through the south doors and meet on the southeast corner of the second floor. School’s Out, Theatre’s In: “Blather, Blarney BOE#BMEFSEBTIwøGPS grades 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Theatre Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Spring Break Guerrilla Art Camp for grades 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Spring Break Movie Camp for grades 4-8, 1-4 p.m., Lawrence Arts Center, 940 N.H. Flying Debris, 1:30 p.m., Lawrence Public Library, 707 Vt. Theology on Tap, discussion of a selected religion topic, 5:30 p.m. to 7 p.m., Henry’s, 11 E. Eighth St. Baker University Community Choir Rehearsal, 6-7:50 p.m., McKibben Recital Hall (Owens Musical Arts Building), 408 Eighth St., Baldwin City. Free English as a Second Language class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Affordable community Spanish class, 7-8 p.m., Plymouth Congregational Church, 925 Vt. Junkyard Jazz Band, 7 p.m., American Legion, 3408 W. Sixth St. Lawrence Arts & Crafts group, 7-9 p.m., Merc cafe, 901 Iowa. Poker Night, 8 p.m., Applebee’s, 2520 Iowa. Team trivia, 9 p.m., Johnny’s West, 721 Wakarusa Drive.

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Watkins Community Museum of History exhibit: “It Happened on Mass Street: 150 Years Big 6 at the Elin Lawrence,” featurdridge, 9 p.m., Eldridge ing historic photographs Hotel, 701 Mass. and objects illustrating An Americana Tribthe growth of downtown ute to the Beatles, 10 Lawrence, through end of p.m., the Jazzhaus, 926 April; “Knowledge Grows: 1/2 Mass. Student Experiences in the Smart Choices Garden,” through end of June, 10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday 10 a.m.-noon, branch through Saturday, 1047 at Sixth Street and Folks Mass. Road Freedom’s Frontier Ragtime Piano Reexhibit, Wednesdayhearsal / Jam Session, Saturday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., 2-4 p.m., Watkins ComSunday, 1-4 p.m., Carnmunity Museum of History, egie Building, 200 W. 1047 Mass. Ninth St. Americana Music Lawrence Arts CenAcademy Saturday Jam, ter Benefit Art Auction 3 p.m., Americana Music Exhibit, featured artist Academy, 1419 Mass. Hong Chun Zhang, 9 Kids Can Cook at a.m.-9 p.m. MondayGlobal Cafe, 3:30 p.m., Saturday, 9 a.m.-5 p.m. Global Cafe, 820 Mass. Sunday, 940 N.H. Whole Hog Sausage Lumberyard Arts and Pancake Supper Center exhibit: Baldwin to benefit Vinland Fair, Elementary School student 5-7:30 p.m., Vinland exhibit, 1-4 p.m. Tuesdays Fairgrounds, 1736 N. 700 through Fridays, 9 a.m. to Road. noon Saturdays, through Music by Megan Leigh, March 27, 718 High St., 8 p.m., Dynamite Saloon, Baldwin City. 721 Mass. Lawrence Public Stacy Stringer & The Library storytimes for Dead Ringers, 8 p.m., March: Every Child Ready Cutter’s Smokehouse & to Read Playtime, 10 Catering, 218 E. 20th, a.m. Thursdays; Toddler Eudora. storytime, 9:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays and Fridays; Library storyLawrence Arts & time, 7 p.m. Thursdays Crafts group, 1-3 p.m., and 10:30 a.m. Tuesdays iBar, 947 Mass. and Fridays; Storytime Opening Doors: Prein Spanish and English, serving the American 10:30 a.m. Saturdays; Family storytime, 3:30 p.m. Dream, a series on home Sundays; Books & Babies, ownership, 1:30 p.m., 10:30 a.m. Mondays and Lawrence Public Library, 9:30 a.m., 10:10 a.m. and 707 Vt. 10:40 a.m. Wednesdays; Taproom Poetry: Judy Storytime in German, 4 Roitman & Mary Stone p.m. Tuesdays 707 Vt. Dockery + Open Mic, City’s Spring Compost Lawrence Public 5-7 p.m., Eighth Street Sale, 8 a.m.-3 p.m., Wood Library weekly teen Taproom, 801 N.H. Recovery and Composting programs for March: facility, 1420 E. 11th St. O.U.R.S. (Oldsters Wii Olympics for Teens, School’s Out, Theatre’s United for Responsible 7 p.m. Tuesdays (OldIn: “Blather, Blarney and Service) dance, 6-9 p.m., School Gaming March 6); #BMEFSEBTIwøGPSHSBEFT Eagles Lodge, 1803 W. Gaming with the Pro, 3 1-5, 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Theatre Sixth St. p.m. Wednesdays; Teen Lawrence, 1501 N.H. Baroque By CandleZone Cafe, 4 p.m. Fridays; Spring Break Guerrilla light, 7 p.m., Plymouth Saturday Teen Screen, Art Camp for grades 1-5, Congregational Church, 3 p.m. Saturdays; Teen 9 a.m.-4 p.m., Lawrence 925 Vt. tutoring, 3 p.m. Sundays, Arts Center, 940 N.H. Poker tournament, 7 707 Vt. Spring Break Movie p.m., Johnny’s Tavern, Lawrence Public Camp for grades 4-8, 1-4 410 N. Second St. Library weekly chilp.m., Lawrence Arts CenSmackdown! trivia, 8 dren’s programs for ter, 940 N.H. p.m., The Bottleneck, 737 March: Movie Book Club Super Smash Bros. N.H. for 8-12-year-olds, 1 p.m. Brawl for fifth- and Acoustic Open Mic March 18; Culture of India sixth-graders, 1:30 p.m., Night, free entry, signup via Songs, Hindi Language Lawrence Public Library, at 9 p.m., The Casbah, and Stories, for ages 7 and 707 Vt. 803 Mass. up, 2:30 p.m. Sundays. “Hunger Games” Lawrence Public Limovie release party for brary bookmobile schedteens, 3:30 p.m., Law“The Arab Uprisings ule (open to the public): rence Public Library, 707 at the Intersection of the 9-10 a.m. Monday, Prairie Vt. National and TransnaCommons, 5121 CongresNew Horizons Band tional,” 7:30 p.m., Spoon- sional Circle; 10:30-11:30 Concert, 4 p.m., Pioneer a.m. Monday, Presbyterian er Hall, The Commons, Ridge Health Center, 4851 Manor, 1429 Kasold Drive; 1340 Jayhawk Blvd. Harvard Road. 1-2 p.m. Monday, Vermont Lawrence-Douglas Ecumenical Lenten Towers, 1011 Vt.; County Housing AuTaize Service, 6 p.m., St. 9-10 a.m. Wednesday, thority board meeting, John the Evangelist CathoBrandon Woods, 1501 In5:30 p.m.Clinton Place lic Church, 1234 Ky. verness Drive; 10:30-11:30 Apartments, 2125 Clinton Monthly Roundtable a.m. Wednesday, Drury Parkway. Discussion on Living Place, 1510 St. Andrews Lawrence Board of in Spiritual Extended Drive; 1-2 p.m. WednesEducation meeting, 7 Families (Christian Comp.m., school district head- day, Babcock Place, 1700 munity), 7 p.m., Signs of Mass.; quarters, 110 McDonald Life, 722 Mass. 9-10 a.m. Friday, ClinDrive. Talk on women’s sufton Place, 2125 Clinton Eudora City Council frage with author Tom Parkway; 10:30-11:30 a.m. meeting, 7 p.m., Eudora Mach and Kansas UniFriday, Wyndham Place, City Hall, 4 E. Seventh St. versity Women’s Studies 2551 Crossgate Drive; Film: “Education professor Heather Yates, 1:30-2:30 p.m. Friday, Under Fire,” 7:30 p.m., 7 p.m., The Raven, 8 E. Peterson Acres, 2930 Liberty Hall, 644 Mass. Seventh St. Peterson Road. The Galapagos: DarKU Tournament Watch The Impact of the King win’s Enchanted Islands, Party, doors open at 8:45 7:30 p.m., Trinity Lutheran James Bible, Quayle Bible p.m., Liberty Hall, 644 Collection exhibit, 518 Church, 1245 N.H. Mass. Eighth St., Baldwin City, 1-4 Dollar Bowling, 9:30 Free Community Yoga p.m. Saturdays and Sunp.m., Royal Crest Lanes, Class, 7:30-8:45 p.m., days, through July 2012. 933 Iowa. Breathe Holistic Life Center, 1407 Mass. Tony Reyes & Friends, 8 p.m., Cutter’s Smokehouse & Catering, 218 E. 20th, Eudora.

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THE WELCOME CLUB OF LAWRENCE’S HAPPY BOOKERS GROUP hosted author Nancy Geise, of Topeka, on Feb. 13 for its meeting at the home of Dana Prijatel. Geise’s book, “The Eighth Sea,” was No. 1 on the Amazon free list for historical fiction and No. 2 in overall categories as of March 3. Pictured, from left, are Karin Barrett, Geise, Prijatel, Sue Messerly (kneeling), Thelma Simons, Nancy Brown, Nan LaPointe, Georgiana Beverly and Barbara Crider. Messerly, of Lawrence, submitted the photo.

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Tom Keegan tkeegan@ljworld.com

Carolina drama intrigues ST. LOUIS — Kendall Marshall. Kendall Marshall. Kendall Marshall. Stilman White. Stilman White. Stilman White. There, now you don’t have to watch Roy Williams’ news conference today. You just heard all the questions, and Roy won’t have any answers. If he knows the odds of Marshall, North Carolina’s gifted sophomore point guard coming off wrist surgery, participating this weekend in the Edward Jones Dome, he won’t share them. While the police-interrogation lamp shines on the coach, the spotlight of speculation zeroes in on Marshall and the more mysterious White. The fascination with the Carolina point-guard uncertainty enabled Kansas to arrive quietly at its downtown hotel Wednesday night with all the Jayhawks’ attention trained on North Carolina State, Friday night’s opponent. On the other hand, nothing in Roy’s world is quiet at the moment. Williams faces difficult decisions that go beyond how to exploit Ohio University in Friday’s regional semifinal. Should Roy put the ball in the hands of smooth sophomore wing Harrison Barnes, a better scorer than facilitator? Or should he let the untested White take on the challenge of getting his first shot at running the Heels? If Dexter Strickland had not been lost for the season in mid-January, Marshall’s wrist injury wouldn’t be as big a deal. Other than Strickland and Marshall, Carolina doesn’t have a player on the roster averaging more than 1.3 assists. A 6-foot, 160-pound freshman out of Wilmington, N.C., White is scheduled to leave for two years on a mission for the Church of the Latter Day Saints. It’s tempting to liken Carolina needing to play White at point guard to Kansas needing to play Naadir Tharpe at the point if Tyshawn Taylor suffered an injury, except that Carolina doesn’t have an Elijah Johnson to slide over to lead guard. Otherwise, the TharpeWhite comparison does have some relevance. Tharpe was more highly recruited than White, who drew interest from Brigham Young. Tharpe played 175 minutes, shot .289 from the field, .273 from three, .500 from the line, attempting just two free throws. He scored 29 points, had 21 assists and 22 turnovers. White played 136 minutes, shot .283 from the field, .200 from three, .500 from the line with 20 attempts. White had 19 assists and just five turnovers. Williams said Justin Watts, a 6-5, 210-pound senior from Durham, N.C., also will spend some time at the point, but Watts has just five assists (and seven turnovers) in 246 minutes. He’s no playmaker, no scorer, considered a better defender than anything. Kansas doesn’t have seven McDonald’s AllAmericans on the roster, as does North Carolina, in fact it doesn’t have any, but it does have two guards whose confidence never has been healthier. Should be a fascinating few days in the Edward Jones Dome.

Naadir’s nadir

Freshman not sulking over lack of court time

By Matt Tait mtait@ljworld.com

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NAADIR THARPE STARTED HIS FRESHMAN SEASON at Kansas University well enough. Though he hasn’t played much since the exhibition season, he hasn’t let his lack of court time keep him down.

ST. LOUIS — When Kansas University freshman point guard Naadir Tharpe is having a bad day, it usually doesn’t SWEET last long. He has been MEETING through too much in his life and is too Who: North mature to let any Carolina type of funk lin- State (24ger. Besides, even 12) vs. Kanwhen he does sulk sas (29-6) and stew, he has a support system — When: 9:17 both in Lawrence p.m. Friday and back home in Where: St. Worcester, Mass. Louis — that makes sure TV: TBS he doesn’t stay (cable chandown too long. nels 51, 251) That group and Tharpe’s maturity Line: KU have been put to by 8 the test this year like never before. Highly touted out of Brewster (N.H.) Academy, the 5-foot-11 point guard came to Kansas with visions of playing big minutes and hitting key buckets. That hasn’t happened. After busting out of the gate with a combined 31 points, 15 assists and nine rebounds in KU’s two exhibition games, Tharpe has spent most of the season sitting on the bench. “This year’s been a huge adjustment for me,” Tharpe said. “I played a lot in the past, but we have great point guards here, in Tyshawn Please see THARPE, page 3B

KU focused on Wolfpack By Gary Bedore gbedore@ljworld.com

ST. LOUIS — Kansas University’s basketball charter bus pulled directly in front of the Hyatt Regency at the Arch Hotel at 7:45 p.m. Wednesday in the heart of downtown St. Louis. The Jayhawk players were greeted by about 20 youngsters and their parents, who cheered wildly as they

picked up their room keys and headed to the elevators to drop off their gear before returning to the lobby for a dinner excursion to Ruth’s Chris Steak House, located just down the block on Chestnut Street. Coach Bill Self said his Jayhawks were hungry — not only for a delicious meal, but a Sweet 16 victory over North Carolina State (9:17 p.m. Friday, Edward Jones Dome).

“One thing I like about our guys: We’re not concerned about anything other than us and N.C. State, to be candid with you,” Self said. “I’m really proud of our guys. They’ve come together well. Thomas (Robinson) has played great. Tyshawn Nick Krug/Journal-World Photo (Taylor) has become great. But it’s Elijah (Johnson), Jeff KANSAS COACH BILL SELF GREETS SEV(Withey), Travis (Releford), ERAL YOUNG JAYHAWK FANS following a brief interview with media members as Please see KU MEN, page 3B the team arrives Wednesday in St. Louis.

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It’s no dream: KU still dancin’ By Benton Smith basmith@ljworld.com

Danny Johnston/AP Photo

KANSAS’ ANGEL GOODRICH (3) AND COACH BONNIE HENRICKSON walk from the floor after a 70-64 victory over Delaware on Tuesday in Little Rock, Ark.

The jolt from the norm was so shocking, Kansas University senior forward Aishah Sutherland was having a hard time distinguishing between fantasy and reality. After three straight years of knowing nothing but the WNIT in terms of postseason success, advancing to the Sweet 16 in the NCAA Tournament can have that effect. “When I was in the locker room, I told my teammates to pinch me, because I thought I was dreaming,” Sutherland said of the minutes following the KU women’s basketball team’s 70-64 second-round victory over Delaware on Tuesday in Little Rock, Ark. The entire experience —

from getting invited to the Big Dance, advancing out of the first round, to winning a second time — marked new heights for the JaySWEET hawks under eighth-year MEETING II coach Bonnie Henrick- Who: Tenson, who had nessee not coached (26-8) vs. KU to an Kansas (21NCAA berth 12) prior to this When: 11:04 season. She a.m. Satursaid being day a part of Where: Des March Mad- Moines, Iowa ness, which her Virginia TV: ESPN Tech teams (cable chanexperienced nels 33, 233) five times during Henrickson’s eight years in Blacksburg, Va., before coming to KU, is

what college basketball is all about. “I’m spoiled. I’ve been able to feel this before,” Henrickson said, “and you just want for them to.” Seeing Sutherland, juniors Angel Goodrich and Monica Engelman, sophomores CeCe Harper and Tania Jackson and freshmen Natalie Knight, Chelsea Gardner, Bunny Williams and Asia Boyd contribute to upset victories as a No. 11 seed in the first two rounds at Jack Stephens Center made the coach proud. “It’s fun to watch them,” she said. “That’s the best part, is just to watch them. Just pure joy.” The ride for Kansas (2112) has been electrifying, considering what the team Please see KU WOMEN, page 3B


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Saints coach suspended for one year

VCU’s Smart says no to Illinois The Associated Press

The NFL handed down sweeping and unprecedented punishment Wednesday for bounties paid out on big hits, suspending New Orleans Saints coach Sean Payton without pay for next season and indefinitely banning the team’s former defensive coordinator, Gregg Williams, who now Payton works for the St. Louis Rams. Payton is the first head coach suspended by the league for any reason. He is accused of trying to cover up a system of extra cash payouts that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell called “particularly unusual and egregious� and “totally unacceptable.� Goodell also banned Saints general manager Mickey Loomis for the first eight regular-season games next season and assistant coach Joe Vitt for the first six games. In addition, Goodell fined the Saints $500,000 and took away their second-round draft picks this year and next.

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Jets complete trade for Tebow NEW YORK — Tim Tebow is coming to New York. Really. After a big false start, the New York Jets on Wednesday got the quarterback who turned the Denver Broncos from an also-ran into a playoff team last season and became the NFL’s most talked-about player — for a fourth- and sixth-round draft pick. Eight hours after initially agreeing to a deal, the teams completed the trade that was hung up earlier Wednesday when the Jets apparently balked at repaying Denver more than $5 million for a salary advance due Tebow.

K.C.’s Mendoza hurts hamstring

Virginia Commonwealth basketball coach Shaka Smart on Wednesday ended speculation that he might take the open job at Illinois by announcing that he’ll stay with the Rams. The decision by the young coach was cause for celebration among VCU fans and disappointment for their Illini counterparts. VCU said in a news release that Smart’s $1.2 million contract will be adjusted, but provided no details.

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

Aquahawks openings: The Lawrence Aquahawks swimming team is always accepting new members. The Aquahawks are a year-round USA Swimming-sponsored competitive swim team. The Aquahawks offer a swim lesson program and competitive swim team for all ages. The Aquahawks are coached by professional coaches with weekly practices geared toward a variety of skill levels. For information contact Zach at 785393-7966 or zach@aquahawks.org. O

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

Indoor facility: An indoor baseball/softball practice facility is available in Big Springs, with five full-size batting cages, three pitching tunnels and an 70-by-70-foot open area that can be expanded to 140-by-70. For information, visit www.BigSpringsSports.com or call 785-887-6700. O

LET US KNOW Do you have a camp or a tournament or a sign-up session on tap? How about someone who turned in a noteworthy performance? We’d like you to tell us about it. Mail it to Our Town Sports, Journal-World, Box 888, Lawrence 66044, fax it to 785 843-4512, e-mail to sportsdesk@ljworld.com or call 832-7147.

July 17-20 for girls in grades 4-12. And a Boys Elite Residential Camp runs Joly 17-20 for boys in grades 6-12. For information, visit http:// www.kuathletics.com/camps/kancamps-soccer.html. O

Vipers looking: Lawrence Vipers are looking for girls with 97/98 birthdays for a 14U C tournament softball team. Vipers are looking for a catcher, pitcher and outfielder, but all positions are welcome. For information, call coach Melvin at 331-6735 or email Lawrencevipers4U2NV@yahoo.com. O

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

Phenix seeking: The 14U Lawrence Phenix is looking for a pitcher and utility player for a competitive fastpitch team. Email michaellevy@ sunflower.com for a private tryout. O

FUNdamental Softball: Learn the proper mechanics and techniques to playing softball. Emphasis placed on fundamental instruction teaching the aspects of pitching, catching, fielding, base-running and hitting. Coach and team consulting available, too. Sessions held at Big Springs Sports Facility. For information contact LuAnn Metsker at 785-331-9438 or dmgshowpig@ aol.com.

Orchards Ladies: The Orchards Ladies Golf Club will hold its preseason meeting at 9:30 a.m. March 24 at the Orchards Golf Course,3000 Billings Parkway. OLGC is a nine-hole league that plays either Thursday evenings or Friday mornings. New members of all skill level are welcome. For information, call Barb Trouslot, 766-1046.

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Alvamar Ladies: Alvamar Ladies Golf Club’s preseason meeting will be at 6 p.m. March 26 in the public clubhouse. ALGC is a nine-hole Monday evening league and is open to golfers of all skill levels. For information, call Barb Trouslot at 766-1046.

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

SURPRISE, ARIZ. (AP) — Kansas City pitcher Luis Mendoza was knocked out of the game in the second inning after being struck by a Brandon Allen single during the Royals’ 8-3 win over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. Mendoza, who has alO lowed one run in 112⠄3 Softball registration: Lawrence innings in four starts, Girls Fast Pitch Softball Registrabruised his left hamstring tion runs Feb. 1-April 2 for all age and is day to day. groups — 8U, 10U, 12U, 14U and 16U. The 8U Division-Machine Pitch teams will be formed by individual BOX SCORE registrations from schools and Oakland Kansas City grades. 8U players must be 8 years ab r h bi ab r h bi J.Weeks 2b 4 0 2 0 A.Gordon lf 3 1 2 1 of age or younger on Jan. 1, 2012. G.Green cf 1 0 1 0 Golson pr-lf 1 0 1 1 Cost is $65 per child. The 10U, 12U, Barton dh 3 0 1 0 A.Escobar ss 3 1 0 0 W.Timmons dh 2 0 0 0 Abreu pr-ss 1 0 0 0 14U and 16U divisions will be Team Pennington ss 1 1 0 0 Hosmer 1b 4 0 2 1 C.Hunter lf 2 1 1 1 A.Seratelli 1b 1 0 0 0 Registrations. Fee: $900 per team. S.Smith rf 2 0 0 0 Butler dh 3 0 1 1 Player’s eligibility is determined Ka’aihue 1b 2 0 0 0 Giavotella dh 2 0 0 0 J.Gomes lf 2 0 0 0 Francoeur rf 4 0 1 1 by age as of Jan. 1, 2012. No more Donaldson 3b 2 0 0 0 Maier rf 1 0 0 0 than 8 teams in each division. For Allen 1b 3 0 2 1 Moustakas 3b 3 0 2 0 Fiorentino rf 1 0 0 0 I.Falu pr-3b 1 1 1 0 information, call 832-7940, email Cowgill cf 3 0 1 0 Betancourt 2b 2 0 1 0 Rosales 2b 1 0 1 0 Getz pr-2b 1 2 0 0 dpeterson@lawrenceks.org or go Sogard 3b 3 0 0 0 L.Cain cf 2 1 1 1 to www.lprd.org and click on Youth J.Horton ss 1 0 0 0 Dyson ph-cf 0 1 0 0 Recker c 4 1 2 0 C.Clark c 2 0 0 0 Sports. M.Stassi c 0 0 0 0 M.Ramirez c 2 1 1 2 Totals Oakland Kansas City

In other college basketball news: Q Iowa State sophomore forward Royce White says he’s leaving the school after playing one season and declaring for the NBA Draft. White, the Big 12’s Newcomer of the Year, said at a news conference Wednesday that he intended to sign with an agent soon. The 6-foot-8, 270-pound forward from Minneapolis led the Cyclones with 13.4 points and 9.3 rebounds a game this season. Q Doctors at a Las Vegas hospital decided to keep storied for-

TODAY • Men’s golf at Desert Shootout, Goodyear, Ariz. FRIDAY • Men’s basketball vs. N.C. State, NCAA Tourn., St. Louis, 9:17 p.m. • Softball vs. Okla. State, 5 p.m. • Baseball at Baylor, 6:35 p.m. • Men’s golf at Desert Shootout, Goodyear, Ariz. • Women’s golf at Mountain View Collegiate, Tucson, Ariz.

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KU soccer camps: Kansas University will hold several youth soccer camps this summer. A Weekicks Camp for boys and girls in grades K-5 will run 9-11:30 a.m. June 11-15. A Day Camp for boys and girls grades 5-8 will run 9 a.m.4 p.m. June 11-15. Girls Residential and Team Camps run July 13-16 and

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Orchards League: The Orchares Senior Men’s Golf League will hold its organizational meeting at 9 a.m., Friday, March 23, at the Orchards. Golfers ages 55 and over are eligible. Refreshments will be provided. For information, contact Ed White at 843-7456. O

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Girls Fastpitch league and selected tournaments. For an individual tryout, call Mike Monroe at 423-1532 or email hornet@sunflower.com. O

Reaney honors: Notre Dame freshman Emma Reaney earned honorable mention All-America honors in the 200 IM on day one of the NCAA Women’s Swimming and Diving Championships. The Lawrence native placed ninth overall and first in the “B� final in a schoolrecord time of 1:55.67, lowering the mark from her prelim swim. Reaney scored nine points for the Irish. Earlier in the day, Reaney qualified ninth in the morning prelims session, just one spot out of All-America accolades, in a school-record time of 1:56.09. The time lowered her own school record from 1:56.42, which she set at the Big East Championships. O

Houk baseball: Houk Baseball League (13,14,15) registration forms are available at Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th Street as well as online at www.lprd.org Registration deadline is April 3. Those who register will be informed of the evaluation date. Players must be pre-registered to participate. For information, contact Lee Ice at 832-7940. O

Youth baseball/softball: Registration deadline for the 2012 Lawrence Parks and Recreation Youth baseball/softball program (K through 6) is April 12. Registration forms are available at the Holcom Park Recreation Center, 2700 W. 27th Street as well as online at www.lprd.org For more information, contact Lee Ice at 832-7940. O

Fred Roll Workout: The Fred Roll Workout is schedule at Jayhawk Tennis Facility, 5200 Clinton Parkway, a beginning weight/fitness class offered by the former strength and conditioning coach for 22 Jayhawks sports. Class begins March 27 and registration at 5:15 and meets 5:30-7 p.m. Tuesdays and Thursdays with an optional class at 11 a.m. on Saturdays. This is a basic class for 7-12 grades, boys and girls groups and adults accepted. Class size is limited to 15. Expect gains in core strength, overall strength, flexibility, balance, vertical jump, acceleration, speed, change direction. Contact Fred at 785-331-8200. O

Comets softball: The Comets 16U softball team is looking for a pitcher/position player for league and tournaments. For information, contact Brian McFall at 749-7207 or bmcfall@banklandmark.com. O

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(Taylor) and Elijah (Johnson), who’ve been here and put the time in and worked to be where they’re at right now. It’s tough, you know. But nothing’s more important to me than winning, and that’s what we’ve been doing — a lot.” Tharpe has played in 32 of 35 games, barely. He averages just 5.5 minutes, watched all 40 minutes in two Big 12 games, and played three minutes or less 13 of the 32 times he did crack the lineup. Tharpe and his family have too much pride to allow bitterness to take root. “He’s never had to sit the bench since he was 11 years old,” said Tharpe’s brother, Tishaun Jenkins, 33, of Worcester, Mass. “He’s gotta find that fine line between being humble and being hungry. I think what he understands now that he didn’t understand three months ago is that he has to allow the process to play out but also not just accept the process without giving your all.”

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KANSAS GUARD NAADIR THARPE PUMPS HIS FIST after converting a bucket after being fouled by a Fort Hays State defender on Nov. 8, 2011, at Allen Fieldhouse. Also pictured are teammates Kevin Young, left, Niko Roberts and Merv Lindsay. By all accounts, that has not been a problem for Tharpe. He’s well-liked by teammates, has a special bond with All-American Thomas Robinson, with whom he played one season at Brewster, and can be seen jumping off the bench ready to offer a helpful hint to anyone who will listen. “I can contribute a lot,” Tharpe said last week in Omaha, Neb. “Being on the bench, I see everything that’s going on. After coach says what he has to say, I talk to

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has gone through. One of the Jayhawks’ top perimeter players, sophomore guard Keena Mays, unexpectedly transferred (eventually deciding on SMU) on Dec. 9, 2011. Then, in the heart of Big 12 play, junior forward Carolyn Davis, KU’s leading scorer, suffered a seasonending ACL tear on Feb. 12 at Kansas State. With Davis out, Kansas finished 2-6 down the stretch. Henrickson said her team had to find ways to win and prove to the NCAA selection committee KU deserved to make it to the tournament without its captain, Davis. Apparently, wins at Texas Tech and Oklahoma did the trick. “Angel has carried us,” Henrickson said of KU’s junior point guard, who played all 40 minutes and scored 27 points Tuesday night against Delaware. “Aishah’s been really, really good, too.” Sutherland, who scored 12 points and led Kansas with 11 rebounds in the second-round victory, said the team adjusted to playing without Davis and found success in sharing the ball. “Our team plays together really well,” Sutherland said, “and if one person doesn’t have a shot, we move it on to the next.” It was that kind of movement against Delaware in the second half that extended the season for Kansas. KU took control when starting guards Harper, a sophomore, and Knight, a freshman, became more involved in the offense. Henrickson admitted she sometimes has to encourage both of them to be more aggressive with their shot attempts. The coach had to remind Knight near the end of the first half Tuesday that she hadn’t taken a shot. By halftime, Knight and Harper had combined to go 0-for-4. The second half was a different story. Harper finished with six points, and Knight scored all of her points during a personal 8-0 run in a twominute stretch, draining two threes in the process. Clicking at the right time, Kansas is now set to face national powerhouse Tennessee (26-8) at 11:04 a.m. Saturday at Wells Fargo Arena, in Des Moines, Iowa. And Sutherland can keep wondering if she is still dreaming. “I’m very excited for my senior year to go this well,” she said. “I’m excited for me and my teammates.”

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Conner (Teahan) ... those guys have elevated their game and given us a chance. We haven’t been a team that very many times has had five guys hitting on all cylinders. We’ve kind of had to piece it together. One thing these guys have done, they’ve been pretty tough.” Self was asked if he liked the fact the Jayhawks were flying under the radar with the media occupied over the status of North Carolina guard Kendall Marshall, who broke his hand in the Tar Heels’ second-round victory over Creighton. No. 1 seed UNC plays Ohio at 6:47 p.m. Friday in the first game of the Sweet 16 doubleheader. “Once you get this far, you are going to play good teams regardless moving forward,” Self said. “If you are fortunate enough to play a second game this weekend — us or N.C. State — they’re going to play a good team whoever that is. I think for Kansas fans, it adds to the flavor a bit having Carolina in town. I don’t think it’s a big deal like it used to be.” KU beat former Jayhawk coach Roy Williams’ Tar Heels in a Final Four semifinal in 2008. Self was also asked

Tyshawn, I talk to Elijah, I talk to Thomas. What I really like about it is, even though they’re older than me, they don’t just wave me away. They actually listen to what I’m saying, and I listen to them, too. It’s a team thing, and for us to be here and me to be here, it’s just really exciting, and I’m just enjoying the ride.” Added Robinson: “We respect Naadir as a player and as a person. When he says something, people listen because he knows how to play the game.

about Missouri of all teams during a media gathering at the team hotel. “You know what ... why talk about Missouri? They’re not playing here. We’re playing here, not Missouri,” Self said of the team that dropped a firstround game to Norfolk State. “That’s not a knock to them. That’s the tournament. It’s crazy. A lot of things can happen. I’m focused on what we do, not what anybody else is doing or has done. “I really don’t anticipate a lot of Mizzou fans to be at the game, to be honest with you,” he added, asked if the MU fans would root against KU. “That’s one thing I think has been blown up more so. We are not concerned about Mizzou or their fans. We’ve got a job to do, and that’s to get Kansas ready to play. That’s our only focus. “I’d think we’d have a great turnout of fans over here. We play late enough on Friday that fans who work a majority of the day could still get here.” O

Remembering Wolfpack: Self was a graduate assistant on coach Larry Brown’s KU staff the only time KU has played N.C. State in the NCAA Tournament. KU won, 75-67, on March 23, 1986, at Kemper Arena in Kansas City. “I was a grad assistant but I wasn’t high enough on the totem pole to sit on the bench. I was sitting in the stands,” Self said. “It

There’s something about him. He knows how to play. Soon the world will get to see how good of a player he is.” Jenkins believes the same is true. Because he’s nearly twice his age and has four years of Div. III college basketball at Salem (Mass.) State College behind him, Jenkins sounds a lot like a father when he talks about Tharpe’s first season at KU. Although not biologically related, the two were raised by the same parents — Tharpe from birth and Jenkins beginning at age 5 — and they were there for each other when Tharpe’s biological father, Ronald Tharpe, died in 2006 after a battle with lung cancer. Jenkins said Tharpe always had been thought of as mature before his father passed. But losing him at such a young age made that even more obvious. “He had a couple difficult years in there, maybe 14 to 16 (years old),” Jenkins remembered. “Loving the game again, loving anything again, when you lose your dad is hard. But he came up out of that really tough, and he showed a greater appreciation for life after that happened.” That’s what Jenkins believes is happening here.

Thursday, March 22, 2012 Of course, he would love to see his baby brother play more, but he gets it. The whole family does. And they’re thankful for the education — basketball and otherwise — that Tharpe is getting at Kansas. “I don’t question coach (Bill) Self at all,” Jenkins said. “I think it’s very psychological what he’s doing with Naadir, to toughen him up. And I like to see him at the bottom because life is better appreciated when you have to struggle to get to a point where you feel you’re supposed to be.” It’s not that Tharpe does not have bad days, but leaning on Jenkins and Robinson helps him pull through. The advice they give him is scary in its similarity and usually includes words such as “patience,” “hard work,” and “compete.” Check, check and check. “This is not the first time something like this has happened to me,” Tharpe said. “Back home, I played with an all-star team, and I was the youngest on the team, and there were older guys above me. I was probably 10 years old, but that’s something I don’t forget. After that, I made sure I worked hard, and the next year I was

starting. I’m gonna try to do the same thing here.” By here, he means Kansas. Many have wondered if Tharpe’s limited minutes might encourage him to take a look at other options. Jenkins said he and Tharpe had not even discussed transferring. “This whole season has been humbling for him as a player,” Jenkins said. “And it’s made him understand that he’s not the man, and that he’s gotta work hard and improve and be tough as nails if he wants to be the point guard for Kansas University. I mean, it’s KU.” Asked if he ever wished he went somewhere else, Tharpe fired his answer before the question was even finished. “Never that,” he said. “Never that. I never have regrets, and I never will. This is where I wanted to go, this is where I’m at, and this is where I’m gonna be.” Jenkins doesn’t have to hear those words to know that’s the way Tharpe feels. “The kid is a barrierbreaker, so I’m not really worried about anything,” Jenkins said. “Ever since he was 15 years old, with any issue presented to him, he takes it and evolves with it.”

was a great game, an Elite Eight game in Kemper Arena. Hopefully there will be a similar result this time.” O

Self on KU’s women’s team, which plays Tennessee in the Sweet 16 on Saturday: “It’s great. How ’bout that? They go from being nervous whether or not they are going to get in (tournament) to winning two games. I saw a stat ... only two other programs in the country have both teams in the Sweet 16 (Baylor, Kentucky). That’s really cool. I’m really happy for our women. They work hard. They’ve had an unbelievable string of bad luck with injuries. It’s good to see it all come together for them.” O

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Hinson tied to Southern Illinois job: Southern Illinois University has offered former Illinois coach Bruce Weber its head coaching job, a source told ESPNChicago.com. If Weber declines, SIU may turn to Kansas University director of basketball operations Barry Hinson, Vanderbilt assistant Dan Muller, Marquette assistant Tony Bedford or Gonzaga assistant Ray Giacoletti, the website said. ESPN said Hinson has interviewed for the job.

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Magic 103, Suns 93 ORLANDO, FLA. — Ryan Anderson hit seven threepointers and scored 29 points, Dwight Howard added 28 points and 16 rebounds, and Orlando held off Phoenix. Orlando led by as many as 22 points before the Suns surged with under five minutes to play. But the Magic, who were 11for-23 from beyond the arc, were able to string together enough baskets down the stretch to hold on to the victory. PHOENIX (93) Hill 3-7 0-0 6, Frye 4-10 0-0 9, Gortat 1-7 2-2 4, Nash 4-7 4-5 12, Dudley 7-10 2-3 17, Morris 4-8 0-0 9, Brown 5-10 0-0 10, Telfair 3-8 3-4 10, Lopez 6-11 2-5 14, Redd 0-0 0-0 0, Price 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 38-79 13-19 93. ORLANDO (103) Turkoglu 3-6 0-0 7, Anderson 9-16 4-6 29, Howard 11-16 6-10 28, Nelson 4-6 0-0 9, J.Richardson 0-7 0-0 0, Q.Richardson 1-5 0-0 2, Redick 4-8 0-0 10, Duhon 1-6 0-0 2, Davis 6-12 4-5 16, Smith 0-0 0-0 0, Liggins 0-0 0-0 0, Harper 0-1 0-0 0, Clark 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 39-83 14-21 103. Phoenix 21 23 18 31— 93 Orlando 27 30 24 22—103 3-Point Goals-Phoenix 4-12 (Dudley 1-1, Telfair 1-1, Morris 1-3, Frye 1-5, Brown 0-2), Orlando 11-23 (Anderson 7-12, Redick 2-4, Turkoglu 1-1, Nelson 1-2, Q.Richardson 0-1, J.Richardson 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Phoenix 47 (Gortat 9), Orlando 51 (Howard 16). Assists-Phoenix 16 (Gortat, Telfair 3), Orlando 23 (J.Richardson 5). Total Fouls-Phoenix 19, Orlando 13. Technicals-Orlando defensive three second. A-18,930 (18,500).

Bulls 94, Raptors 82 TORONTO — John Lucas scored all 13 of his points in the fourth quarter, Luol Deng had 17 points and 10 rebounds, and Chicago rallied to beat Toronto. Kyle Korver also came up big in the final quarter, scoring all 10 of his points in the fourth as the Bulls came back after trailing by 12 early in the second half. CHICAGO (94) Deng 5-16 6-6 17, Boozer 4-9 0-0 8, Noah 4-9 0-3 8, Watson 5-11 2-2 15, Brewer 6-11 0-0 12, Gibson 2-4 4-6 8, Korver 4-8 1-1 10, Asik 1-3 1-3 3, Lucas 5-11 1-2 13. Totals 36-82 15-23 94. TORONTO (82) J.Johnson 8-14 0-0 16, Bargnani 2-10 4-4 8, A.Johnson 3-6 0-0 6, Calderon 3-10 2-2 9, DeRozan 11-25 1-1 23, Kleiza 2-9 1-1 5, Davis 2-4 1-1 5, Bayless 0-0 0-0 0, Gray 3-3 0-0 6, Forbes 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 35-85 11-11 82. Chicago 27 16 19 32—94 Toronto 23 28 18 13—82 3-Point Goals-Chicago 7-16 (Watson 3-6, Lucas 2-4, Korver 1-2, Deng 1-3, Brewer 0-1), Toronto 1-8 (Calderon 1-2, Kleiza 0-1, DeRozan 0-2, Bargnani 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Chicago 60 (Deng 10), Toronto 44 (Kleiza, Gray 8). Assists-Chicago 20 (Noah 5), Toronto 23 (Calderon 8). Total FoulsChicago 11, Toronto 18. TechnicalsDeRozan. A-17,869 (19,800).

Knicks 82, 76ers 79 PHILADELPHIA — Amare Stoudemire had 21 points and nine rebounds to lead New York to its fifth straight victory. Jeremy Lin scored 18 points, and Carmelo Anthony had 10 for the Knicks. NEW YORK (82) Anthony 5-15 0-1 10, Stoudemire 8-14 5-8 21, Chandler 1-4 2-2 4, Lin 4-17 10-10 18, Fields 3-3 2-3 8, Smith 3-11 1-2 8, Jeffries 1-4 0-0 2, Davis 2-7 0-0 5, Shumpert 1-3 2-2 4, Novak 1-1 0-0 2. Totals 29-79 22-28 82. PHILADELPHIA (79) Iguodala 4-9 3-6 13, Brand 6-12 0-0 12, Hawes 1-7 1-2 3, Holiday 6-14 2-2 16, Turner 1-7 0-0 2, Meeks 5-8 1-1 13, Williams 4-11 3-3 13, T.Young 2-6 3-4 7, S.Young 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 29-75 13-18 79. New York 19 24 16 23—82 Philadelphia 11 24 23 21—79 3-Point Goals-New York 2-13 (Davis 1-3, Smith 1-4, Shumpert 0-1, Anthony 0-2, Lin 0-3), Philadelphia 8-17 (Iguodala 2-3, Meeks 2-3, Williams 2-4, Holiday 2-5, Turner 0-2). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-New York 61 (Stoudemire 9), Philadelphia 46 (Brand 12). AssistsNew York 12 (Lin 3), Philadelphia 20 (Iguodala, Holiday 6). Total Fouls-New York 24, Philadelphia 22. TechnicalsPhiladelphia defensive three second. A-20,470 (20,318).

Wizards 108, Nets 89 NEWARK, N.J. — Nene had 22 points and 10 rebounds in his Washington debut, and Washington defeated New Jersey in a game marred by the third-quarter ejections of Nets’ All-Star point guard Deron Williams and head coach Avery Johnson. WASHINGTON (108) Singleton 2-10 0-1 5, Booker 2-6 2-2 6, Nene 9-13 4-6 22, Wall 5-13 2-2 12, Crawford 7-13 8-10 23, Seraphin 6-7 0-0 12, Mason 6-11 0-0 16, Vesely 1-3 3-4 5, Mack 1-3 1-2 3, Ubiles 1-4 2-2 4. Totals 40-83 22-29 108. NEW JERSEY (89) Wallace 5-17 0-0 13, Humphries 5-11 3-6 13, S.Williams 2-3 0-0 4, D.Williams 6-15 5-6 17, Brooks 2-9 4-5 8, J.Williams 1-4 0-0 2, Morrow 5-12 2-2 13, Petro 0-0 2-2 2, Green 2-5 4-4 9, Gaines 3-6 1-2 8, Smith 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 31-84 21-27 89. Washington 33 23 28 24—108 New Jersey 25 28 19 17— 89 3-Point Goals-Washington 6-17 (Mason 4-9, Singleton 1-3, Crawford 1-4, Ubiles 0-1), New Jersey 6-20 (Wallace 3-5, Green 1-2, Gaines 1-2, Morrow 1-4, Smith 0-1, D.Williams 0-3, Brooks 0-3). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-Washington 57 (Nene 10), New Jersey 52 (Humphries 16). Assists-Washington 17 (Wall 8), New Jersey 15 (D.Williams 4). Total Fouls-Washington 25, New Jersey 19. Technicals-New Jersey Coach Johnson 2, D.Williams 2. Ejected— New Jersey Coach Johnson, D.Williams. A-10,097 (18,711).

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NBA STANDINGS

EASTERN CONFERENCE Atlantic Division W L Pct GB Philadelphia 26 21 .553 — Boston 24 21 .533 1 New York 23 24 .489 3 Toronto 15 32 .319 11 New Jersey 15 33 .313 11½ Southeast Division W L Pct GB Miami 34 11 .756 — Orlando 30 18 .625 5½ Atlanta 27 20 .574 8 Washington 11 34 .244 23 Charlotte 7 37 .159 26½ Central Division W L Pct GB Chicago 39 10 .796 — Indiana 26 18 .591 10½ Milwaukee 21 24 .467 16 Cleveland 17 27 .386 19½ Detroit 16 30 .348 21½ WESTERN CONFERENCE Southwest Division W L Pct GB San Antonio 30 14 .682 — Memphis 25 19 .568 5 Dallas 27 21 .563 5 Houston 25 22 .532 6½ New Orleans 11 35 .239 20 Northwest Division W L Pct GB Oklahoma City 35 12 .745 — Denver 26 21 .553 9 Utah 24 22 .522 10½ Minnesota 23 25 .479 12½ Portland 21 25 .457 13½ Pacific Division W L Pct GB L.A. Lakers 29 18 .617 — L.A. Clippers 26 20 .565 2½ Phoenix 23 24 .489 6 Golden State 19 25 .432 8½ Sacramento 17 29 .370 11½ Wednesday’s Games Chicago 94, Toronto 82 Orlando 103, Phoenix 93 New York 82, Philadelphia 79 Atlanta 103, Cleveland 102, OT Washington 108, New Jersey 89 Oklahoma City 114, L.A. Clippers 91 Golden State 101, New Orleans 92 San Antonio 116, Minnesota 100 Denver 116, Detroit 115 L.A. Lakers 109, Dallas 93 Today’s Games Indiana at Washington, 6 p.m. Golden State at Houston, 7 p.m. L.A. Clippers at New Orleans, 7 p.m. Boston at Milwaukee, 7 p.m. Utah at Sacramento, 9 p.m. Memphis at Portland, 9 p.m.

How former Jayhawks fared Cole Aldrich, Okla. City Pts: 2. FGs: 1-1. FTs: 0-0. Nick Collison, Okla. City Pts: 4. FGs: 2-3. FTs: 0-0. Xavier Henry, New Orleans Pts: 13. FGs: 6-14. FTs: 1-2. Kirk Hinrich, Atlanta Pts: 10. FGs: 4-13. FTs: 0-0. Markieff Morris, Phoenix Pts: 9. FGs: 4-8. FTs: 0-0. Brandon Rush, Golden State Pts: 16. FGs: 6-10. FTs: 0-0.

Warriors 101, Hornets 92 NEW ORLEANS — Rookie Klay Thompson scored a career-high 27 points, David Lee added 25, and Golden State ended a four-game losing streak. The Warriors trailed 58-51 midway through the third quarter before Thompson sparked a 20-5 run. He hit a three-pointer and converted a threepoint play to give the Warriors a 60-58 lead. He also got the assist on Brandon Rush’s three-pointer that gave Golden State the lead for good, 63-60. GOLDEN STATE (101) D.Wright 3-8 0-0 8, Lee 9-19 7-8 25, Tyler 2-4 0-0 4, Robinson 3-8 0-0 8, Thompson 11-24 1-1 27, McGuire 1-2 1-1 3, Jefferson 3-9 0-0 8, Jenkins 1-5 0-0 2, Rush 6-10 0-0 16. Totals 39-89 9-10 101. NEW ORLEANS (92) Ariza 4-5 0-0 8, Ayon 4-4 0-0 8, Kaman 5-13 3-4 13, Jack 6-9 4-4 17, Belinelli 2-8 0-0 5, Smith 6-12 0-0 12, Vasquez 3-8 2-2 9, Aminu 1-2 1-2 3, Thomas 2-4 0-0 4, Henry 6-14 1-2 13. Totals 39-79 11-14 92. Golden State 24 20 31 26—101 New Orleans 26 19 27 20— 92 3-Point Goals-Golden State 14-29 (Rush 4-7, Thompson 4-8, Robinson 2-4, Jefferson 2-5, D.Wright 2-5), New Orleans 3-9 (Jack 1-1, Vasquez 1-2, Belinelli 1-5, Aminu 0-1). ReboundsGolden State 43 (Lee 11), New Orleans 51 (Jack 10). Assists-Golden State 27 (Robinson 10), New Orleans 31 (Jack 11). Total Fouls-Golden State 16, New Orleans 9. A-13,959 (17,188).

Hawks 103, Cavaliers 102, OT ATLANTA — Joe Johnson hit a tying three-pointer at the end of regulation and knocked down a baseline jumper with 10 seconds left in overtime. CLEVELAND (102) Gee 1-9 7-8 9, Jamison 9-17 2-2 23, Thompson 5-9 3-6 13, Irving 10-19 6-7 29, Parker 3-6 0-1 6, Samuels 1-3 3-4 5, Harris 4-8 3-5 11, Casspi 2-4 0-0 4, Sloan 1-3 0-0 2, Erden 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 36-78 24-33 102. ATLANTA (103) J.Johnson 7-19 5-6 22, Smith 10-29 12-14 32, Pachulia 5-12 4-4 14, Teague 6-9 0-0 12, Hinrich 4-13 0-0 10, McGrady 0-2 0-0 0, Collins 0-0 0-0 0, Green 1-2 0-0 3, Stackhouse 4-7 0-0 10. Totals 37-93 21-24 103. Cleveland 36 17 20 18 11—102 Atlanta 21 33 18 19 12—103 3-Point Goals-Cleveland 6-19 (Jamison 3-6, Irving 3-6, Parker 0-1, Casspi 0-1, Harris 0-2, Gee 0-3), Atlanta 8-20 (J.Johnson 3-7, Stackhouse 2-4, Hinrich 2-5, Green 1-1, Smith 0-3). Fouled Out-Hinrich. ReboundsCleveland 63 (Gee 13), Atlanta 47 (Smith 17). Assists-Cleveland 23 (Irving 9), Atlanta 23 (Teague 7). Total FoulsCleveland 21, Atlanta 25. TechnicalsSmith. A-12,331 (18,729).

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Thunder 114, Clippers 91 OKLAHOMA CITY — Kevin Durant had 32 points and nine rebounds, Russell Westbrook added 19 points, and Oklahoma City shut down Blake Griffin. Playing in his hometown, Griffin was held to a career-low seven points in the rematch of a Clippers victory perhaps best remembered for his emphatic dunk over Kendrick Perkins. L.A. CLIPPERS (91) Young 3-11 3-3 12, Griffin 3-11 1-2 7, Jordan 4-6 4-6 12, Paul 3-12 5-5 13, Foye 9-15 0-0 23, Williams 4-10 1-1 11, Martin 1-5 2-2 4, Bledsoe 0-3 1-2 1, Evans 1-2 2-2 4, Thompkins 1-2 0-0 2, Gomes 0-1 0-0 0, Leslie 0-1 2-4 2. Totals 29-79 21-27 91. OKLAHOMA CITY (114) Durant 10-18 11-11 32, Ibaka 7-10 1-1 15, Perkins 3-3 0-0 6, Westbrook 8-20 2-2 19, Sefolosha 1-2 2-2 5, Harden 3-8 2-2 10, Collison 2-3 0-0 4, Mohammed 3-3 1-2 7, Fisher 1-3 2-2 5, Hayward 2-3 0-0 6, Ivey 1-3 0-0 3, Aldrich 1-1 0-0 2, Jackson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 42-78 21-22 114. L.A. Clippers 30 20 21 20— 91 Oklahoma City 33 33 22 26—114 3-Point Goals-L.A. Clippers 12-26 (Foye 5-10, Young 3-6, Williams 2-3, Paul 2-7), Oklahoma City 9-22 (Hayward 2-2, Harden 2-6, Ivey 1-1, Sefolosha 1-2, Fisher 1-3, Westbrook 1-4, Durant 1-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Clippers 39 (Griffin 7), Oklahoma City 54 (Durant 9). Assists-L.A. Clippers 19 (Paul 10), Oklahoma City 20 (Durant, Harden 5). Total Fouls-L.A. Clippers 20, Oklahoma City 18. TechnicalsL.A. Clippers Bench, Harden, Perkins, Sefolosha, Westbrook. A-18,203 (18,203).

Spurs 116, Timberwolves 100 SAN ANTONIO — Tim Duncan had 21 points and 15 rebounds, and San Antonio beat Minnesota. Stephen Jackson and Gary Neal each scored 16 points for the Spurs (3014), who won their fourth straight game and fifth in their last six. MINNESOTA (100) Johnson 2-6 0-0 6, Williams 4-12 1-2 9, Love 5-13 6-9 17, Ridnour 1-7 2-2 4, Webster 5-8 0-0 11, Beasley 2-7 0-0 4, Barea 7-13 2-3 18, Tolliver 6-10 4-4 16, Ellington 7-11 0-0 15, Lee 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 39-88 15-20 100. SAN ANTONIO (116) Leonard 6-10 3-4 16, Duncan 9-19 3-6 21, Blair 2-6 0-0 4, Parker 1-4 0-0 2, Green 4-9 6-6 14, Ginobili 4-9 0-0 9, Splitter 4-9 3-4 11, Jackson 6-9 1-2 16, Neal 7-15 0-0 16, Anderson 2-4 3-3 7, Dawson 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 45-95 19-25 116. Minnesota 16 31 24 29—100 San Antonio 32 24 35 25—116 3-Point Goals-Minnesota 7-22 (Johnson 2-4, Barea 2-4, Webster 1-1, Love 1-3, Ellington 1-4, Williams 0-1, Tolliver 0-2, Ridnour 0-3), San Antonio 7-19 (Jackson 3-4, Neal 2-7, Leonard 1-2, Ginobili 1-3, Anderson 0-1, Green 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsMinnesota 47 (Love 12), San Antonio 63 (Duncan 15). Assists-Minnesota 20 (Barea 11), San Antonio 29 (Ginobili 8). Total Fouls-Minnesota 19, San Antonio 21. A-18,581 (18,797).

Nuggets 116, Pistons 115 DENVER — JaVale McGee rebounded a missed free throw following a basket with five seconds remaining and dunked to give Denver a victory over Detroit. Not a bad Denver debut for McGee, who completed a four-point possession to salvage Denver’s dignity after the Nuggets blew a 25-point lead. DETROIT (115) Prince 2-9 0-0 6, Maxiell 3-6 1-2 7, Monroe 6-9 1-2 13, Knight 6-9 2-4 16, Gordon 13-22 10-11 45, Bynum 4-11 2-3 10, Wilkins 2-5 1-1 5, Jerebko 4-8 3-3 12, Wallace 0-0 1-4 1. Totals 40-79 21-30 115. DENVER (116) Chandler 4-11 2-2 11, Faried 5-10 2-2 12, Mozgov 4-5 1-2 9, Lawson 10-12 1-2 25, Afflalo 8-12 5-6 23, Harrington 6-10 2-3 16, Brewer 2-6 1-2 5, McGee 7-11 1-3 15, Miller 0-2 0-0 0. Totals 46-79 15-22 116. Detroit 18 39 34 24—115 Denver 40 22 29 25—116 3-Point Goals-Detroit 14-18 (Gordon 9-9, Knight 2-4, Prince 2-4, Jerebko 1-1), Denver 9-17 (Lawson 4-6, Afflalo 2-3, Harrington 2-4, Chandler 1-2, Brewer 0-2). Fouled Out-None. ReboundsDetroit 36 (Monroe 11), Denver 52 (Chandler 10). Assists-Detroit 26 (Gordon 8), Denver 28 (Miller 7). Total Fouls-Detroit 17, Denver 26. A-16,681 (19,155).

Lakers 109, Mavericks 93 DALLAS — Kobe Bryant scored 30 points, Pau Gasol added 27 points and nine rebounds, and Los Angeles stopped Dallas’ four-game winning streak. The Lakers ended a two-game slide and have won six of eight overall. L.A. LAKERS (109) World Peace 1-3 2-4 4, Gasol 13-16 0-0 27, Bynum 4-5 1-2 9, Blake 1-6 0-0 3, Bryant 11-18 7-7 30, Barnes 4-11 0-0 11, Sessions 7-8 0-0 17, McRoberts 0-2 0-0 0, Murphy 2-4 0-0 4, Goudelock 0-1 0-0 0, Morris 1-1 0-0 2, Hill 1-2 0-0 2, Ebanks 0-0 0-0 0. Totals 45-77 10-13 109. DALLAS (93) Carter 4-10 0-2 9, Nowitzki 10-24 4-5 26, Mahinmi 3-6 2-2 8, Kidd 2-5 0-0 6, Beaubois 3-12 0-0 6, Odom 0-3 1-2 1, Terry 8-14 4-4 23, Wright 2-3 3-4 7, Cardinal 0-1 0-0 0, Jones 2-2 1-1 5, Yi 1-2 0-2 2. Totals 35-82 15-22 93. L.A. Lakers 27 30 23 29—109 Dallas 29 15 28 21— 93 3-Point Goals-L.A. Lakers 9-18 (Sessions 3-4, Barnes 3-7, Gasol 1-1, Bryant 1-2, Blake 1-3, Murphy 0-1), Dallas 8-26 (Terry 3-6, Kidd 2-5, Nowitzki 2-5, Carter 1-4, Odom 0-1, Cardinal 0-1, Beaubois 0-4). Fouled Out-None. Rebounds-L.A. Lakers 51 (Barnes, Gasol 9), Dallas 38 (Nowitzki 10). AssistsL.A. Lakers 25 (Sessions 9), Dallas 15 (Beaubois 5). Total Fouls-L.A. Lakers 12, Dallas 15. Technicals-Bynum, World Peace, Terry. A-20,664 (19,200).

NCAA Men

FIRST ROUND At UD Arena Dayton, Ohio Tuesday, March 13 Western Kentucky 59, MVSU 58 BYU 78, Iona 72 Wednesday, March 14 Vermont 71, Lamar 59 South Florida 65, California 54 EAST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The CONSOL Energy Center Pittsburgh Kansas State 70, Southern Mississippi 64 Syracuse 72, UNC Asheville 65 Gonzaga 77, West Virginia 54 Ohio State 78, Loyola (Md.) 59 At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Wisconsin 73, Montana 49 Vanderbilt 79, Harvard 70 Friday, March 16 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Cincinnati 65, Texas 59 Florida State 66, St. Bonaventure 63 Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The CONSOL Energy Center Pittsburgh Syracuse 75, Kansas State 59 Ohio State 73, Gonzaga 66 At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Wisconsin 60, Vanderbilt 57 Sunday, March 18 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Cincinnati 62, Florida State 56 Regional Semifinals At TD Garden Boston Today Syracuse (33-2) vs. Wisconsin (26-9), 6:15 p.m. Ohio State (29-7) vs. Cincinnati (2510), 8:45 p.m. Regional Championship Saturday, March 24 Semifinal winners SOUTH REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Kentucky 81, Western Kentucky 66 Iowa State 77, UConn 64 At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Baylor 68, South Dakota State 60 Colorado 68, UNLV 64 At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. VCU 62, Wichita State 59 Indiana 79, New Mexico State 66 Friday, March 16 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Lehigh 75, Duke 70 Xavier 67, Notre Dame 63 Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Kentucky 87, Iowa State 71 At The Pit Albuquerque, N.M. Baylor 80, Colorado 63 At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Indiana 63 VCU 61 Sunday, March 18 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Xavier 70, Lehigh 58 Regional Semifinals At The Georgia Dome Atlanta Friday, March 23 Baylor (29-7) vs. Xavier (23-12), 6:15 p.m. Kentucky (34-2) vs. Indiana (27-8), 8:45 p.m. Regional Championship Sunday, March 25 Semifinal winners MIDWEST REGIONAL Second Round Friday, March 16 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. Creighton 58, Alabama 57 North Carolina 77, Vermont 58 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio N.C. State 79, San Diego State 65 Georgetown 74, Belmont 59 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Ohio 65, Michigan 60 South Florida 58, Temple 44 At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Purdue 72, Saint Mary’s (Calif.) 69 Kansas 65, Detroit 50 Third Round Sunday, March 18 At Greensboro Coliseum Greensboro, N.C. North Carolina 87, Creighton 73 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio N.C. State 66, Georgetown 63 At Bridgestone Arena Nashville, Tenn. Ohio 62, South Florida 56 At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Kansas 63, Purdue 60 Regional Semifinals At Edward Jones Dome St. Louis Friday, March 23 North Carolina (31-5) vs. Ohio (29-7), 6:47 p.m. N.C. State (24-12) vs. Kansas (29-6), 9:17 p.m. Regional Championship Sunday, March 25 Semifinal winners WEST REGIONAL Second Round Thursday, March 15 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Murray State 58, Colorado State 41 Marquette 88, BYU 68 At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Louisville 69, Davidson 62 New Mexico 75, Long Beach State 68 Friday, March 16 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Saint Louis 61, Memphis 54 Michigan State 89, LIU 67 At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Florida 71, Virginia 45 Norfolk State 86, Missouri 84 Third Round Saturday, March 17 At The KFC Yum! Center Louisville, Ky. Marquette 62, Murray State 53 At The Rose Garden Portland, Ore. Louisville 59, New Mexico 56 Sunday, March 18 At Nationwide Arena Columbus, Ohio Michigan State 65, Saint Louis 61 At CenturyLink Center Omaha, Neb. Florida 84, Norfolk State 50 Regional Semifinals Today At US Airways Center Phoenix Michigan State (29-7) vs. Louisville (28-9), 6:47 p.m. Marquette (27-7) vs. Florida (25-10), 9:17 p.m. Regional Championship Saturday, March 24 Semifinal winners FINAL FOUR At The Superdome New Orleans National Semifinals Saturday, March 31 East champion vs. Midwest champion South champion vs. West champion National Championship Monday, April 2 Semifinal winners

DES MOINES REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Allstate Arena Rosemont, Ill. Tennessee 72, UT Martin 49 DePaul 59, BYU 55 Sunday, March 18 At Stroh Center Bowling Green, Ohio Florida 70, Ohio State 65 Baylor 81, UC Santa Barbara 40 At Carmichael Arena Chapel Hill, N.C. Georgetown 61, Fresno State 56 Georgia Tech 76, Sacred Heart 50 At Jack Stephens Center Little Rock, Ark. Delaware 73, UALR 42 Kansas 57, Nebraska 49 Second Round Monday, March 19 At Allstate Arena Rosemont, Ill. Tennessee 63, DePaul 48 Tuesday, March 20 At Stroh Center Bowling Green, Ohio Baylor 76, Florida 57 At Carmichael Arena Chapel Hill, N.C. Georgia Tech 76, Georgetown 64 At Jack Stephens Center Little Rock, Ark. Kansas 70, Delaware 64 Regional Semifinals At Wells Fargo Arena Des Moines, Iowa Saturday, March 24 Kansas (21-12) vs. Tennessee (26-8), 11:04 a.m. Baylor (36-0) vs. Georgia Tech (268), 1 p.m. Regional Championship Monday, March 26 Semifinal winners, TBA FRESNO REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Ted Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, Va. West Virginia 68, Texas 55 Stanford 73, Hampton 51 At Mackey Arena West Lafayette, Ind. South Carolina 80, Eastern Michigan 48 Purdue 83, South Dakota State 68 Sunday, March 18 At Lloyd Noble Center Norman, Okla. St. John’s 69, Creighton 67 Oklahoma 88, Michigan 67 At Memorial Gymnasium Nashville, Tenn. Vanderbilt 60, Middle Tennessee 46 Duke 82, Samford 47 Second Round Monday, March 19 At Ted Constant Convocation Center Norfolk, Va. Stanford 72, West Virginia 55 At Mackey Arena West Lafayette, Ind. South Carolina 72, Purdue 61 Tuesday, March 20 At Lloyd Noble Center Norman, Okla. St. John’s 74, Oklahoma 70 At Memorial Gymnasium Nashville, Tenn. Duke 96, Vanderbilt 80 Regional Semifinals At Save Mart Center Fresno, Calif. Saturday, March 24 St. John’s (24-9) vs. Duke (26-5), 8:04 p.m. Stanford (33-1) vs. South Carolina (25-9), 10:32 p.m. Regional Championship Monday, March 26 Semifinal winners, TBA RALEIGH REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Reed Arena College Station, Texas Arkansas 72, Dayton 55 Texas A&M 69, Albany (NY) 47 At Comcast Center College Park, Md. Maryland 59, Navy 44 Louisville 67, Michigan State 55 Sunday, March 18 At Joyce Center Notre Dame, Ind. California 84, Iowa 74 Notre Dame 74, Liberty 43 At Donald L. Tucker Center Tallahassee, Fla. Marist 76, Georgia 70 St. Bonaventure 72, Florida Gulf Coast 65, OT Second Round Monday, March 19 At Reed Arena College Station, Texas Texas A&M 61, Arkansas 59 At Comcast Center College Park, Md.-Maryland 72, Louisville 68 Tuesday, March 20 At Joyce Center Notre Dame, Ind. Notre Dame 73, California 62 At Donald L. Tucker Center Tallahassee, Fla. St. Bonaventure 66, Marist 63 Regional Semifinals At PNC Arena Raleigh, N.C. Sunday, March 25 Texas A&M (24-10) vs. Maryland (304), 11 a.m. Notre Dame (32-3) vs. St. Bonaventure (31-3), 1:30 p.m. Tuesday, March 27 Regional Championship Semifinal winners, TBA KINGSTON REGIONAL First Round Saturday, March 17 At Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport, Conn. Kansas State 67, Princeton 64 UConn 83, Prairie View 47 At McCarthey Athletic Center Spokane, Wash. Gonzaga 86, Rutgers 73 Miami 70, Idaho State 42 At Hilton Coliseum Ames, Iowa Kentucky 68, McNeese State 62 Green Bay 71, Iowa State 57 Sunday, March 18 At Maravich Center Baton Rouge, La. Penn State 85, UTEP 77 LSU 64, San Diego State 56 Second Round Monday, March 19 At Webster Bank Arena Bridgeport, Conn. UConn 72, Kansas State 26 At McCarthey Athletic Center Spokane, Wash. Gonzaga 65, Miami 54 At Hilton Coliseum Ames, Iowa Kentucky 65, Green Bay 62 Tuesday, March 20 At Maravich Center Baton Rouge, La. Penn State 90, LSU 80 Regional Semifinals At The Ryan Center Kingston, R.I. Sunday, March 25 UConn (31-4) vs. Penn State (26-6), 3:34 p.m. Gonzaga (28-5) vs. Kentucky (27-6), 6 p.m. 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

NIT

Wednesday, March 21 Minnestoa 78, Middle Tennessee 72 Stanford 84, Nevada 56 Semifinals At Madison Square Garden New York Tuesday, March 27 UMass (24-10) vs. Stanford (24-11), 6 p.m. Washington (24-10) vs. Minnesota (22-14), 8 p.m. Championship Thursday, March 29 Semifinal winners, 6 p.m.

College Basketball Inv.

Semifinals Wednesday, March 21 Pittsburgh 68, Butler 62, OT Washington State 72, Oregon State 55 Championship Series (Best-of-3) Monday, March 26 Pittsburgh (20-16) vs. Washington State (18-16), TBA Wednesday, March 28 Pittsburgh vs. Washington State, TBA Friday, March 30 Pittsburgh vs. Washington State, TBA

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Wednesday, March 21 Fairfield 67, Robert Morris 61 Mercer 79, Old Dominion 73 Utah State 77, Loyola Marymount 69 Note: Future-round matchups are determined by previous round results.

NCAA Men’s Div. II

At Highland Heights, Ky. Quarterfinals Wednesday, March 21 Stonehill 91, West Liberty 90 Western Washington 64, Midwestern State 63 Bellarmine 82, Alabama-Huntsville 73 Montevallo 67, Metro State 65

NCAA Women’s Div. II Semifinals Wednesday, March 21 Ashland 77, Bentley 62 Shaw 77, Rollins 62 Friday, March 23 Championship Ashland vs. Shaw, 6 p.m.

NHL

Wednesday’s Games Buffalo 3, Montreal 0 Carolina 3, Florida 1 N.Y. Rangers 2, Detroit 1, OT Chicago 2, Vancouver 1, OT Anaheim 4, St. Louis 3 Today’s Games Washington at Philadelphia, 6 p.m. Nashville at Pittsburgh, 6 p.m. Edmonton at Tampa Bay, 6:30 p.m. Calgary at Minnesota, 7 p.m. Vancouver at Dallas, 7:30 p.m. Colorado at Phoenix, 9 p.m. St. Louis at Los Angeles, 9:30 p.m. Boston at San Jose, 9:30 p.m.

Sony Ericsson Open

Wednesday At The Tennis Center at Crandon Park Key Biscayne, Fla. Purse: Men, $4.83 million (Masters 1000); Women, $4.83 million (Premier) Surface: Hard-Outdoor Singles Men First Round Grigor Dimitrov, Bulgaria, def. Mikhail Kukushkin, Kazakhstan, 6-2, 6-2. Antonio Veic, Croatia, def. Denis Kudla, United States, 2-6, 6-2, 6-1. David Nalbandian, Argentina, def. Steve Darcis, Belgium, 6-4, 7-6 (0). Robin Haase, Netherlands, def. Marinko Matosevic, Australia, 6-3, 6-4. Roberto Bautista-Agut, Spain, def. Andreas Seppi, Italy, 6-3, 1-6, 6-3. Alejandro Falla, Colombia, def. Denis Istomin, Uzbekistan, 6-1, 2-1 retired. Arnaud Clement, France, def. Dudi Sela, Israel, 6-3, 6-3. Xavier Malisse, Belgium, def. Edouard Roger-Vasselin, France, 7-6 (3), 6-3. Frederico Gil, Portugal, def. Thomaz Bellucci, Brazil, 6-3, 6-4. Nikolay Davydenko, Russia, def. James Blake, United States, 4-6, 6-4, 6-4. Lukas Lacko, Slovakia, def. Ryan Sweeting, United States, 6-4, 6-4. Santiago Giraldo, Colombia, def. Pablo Andujar, Spain, 6-3, 6-2. Tommy Haas, Germany, def. Guillaume Rufin, France, 6-4, 6-4. Women First Round Michaella Krajicek, Netherlands, def. Eva Birnerova, Czech Republic, 5-7, 6-4, 6-0. Kim Clijsters, Belgium, def. Jarmila Gajdosova, Australia, 4-6, 6-1, 6-0. Sofia Arvidsson, Sweden, def. Gisela Dulko, Argentina, 6-4, 7-5. Aleksandra Wozniak, Canada, def. Eleni Daniilidou, Greece, 4-6, 6-3, 6-0. Vania King, United States, def. Laura Pous-Tio, Spain, 6-2, 7-6 (12). Madison Keys, United States, def. Magdalena Rybarikova, Slovakia, 6-7 (4), 6-2, 6-1. Iveta Benesova, Czech Republic, def. Elena Vesnina, Russia, 7-6 (5), 6-1. Shahar Peer, Israel, def. Alize Cornet, France, 6-4, 6-2. Stephanie Foretz Gacon, France, def. Olivia Rogowska, Australia, 6-4, 6-1. Barbora Zahlavova Strycova, Czech Republic, def. Vera Dushevina, Russia, 7-6 (3), 6-4. Venus Williams, United States, def. Kimiko Date-Krumm, Japan, 6-0, 6-3. Sloane Stephens, United States, def. Pauline Parmentier, France, 4-6, 7-6 (4), 6-4.

Spring Training

Wednesday’s Games Minnesota 7, Detroit 3 St. Louis 2, N.Y. Mets 1 Pittsburgh 6, Boston 5 Toronto 6, Baltimore 3 Atlanta 3, Washington 2, 10 innings N.Y. Yankees 5, Tampa Bay 2 Chicago White Sox 13, Seattle 8 San Francisco 5, Cleveland 3 San Diego 3, L.A. Dodgers 0 Kansas City 8, Oakland 3 Arizona 0, Milwaukee 0, tie Today’s Games Philadelphia vs. Toronto at Dunedin, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Miami vs. Atlanta at Kissimmee, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Baltimore vs. Minnesota at Fort Myers, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Tampa Bay vs. Pittsburgh at Bradenton, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Washington vs. St. Louis at Jupiter, Fla., 12:05 p.m. Houston vs. N.Y. Mets at Port St. Lucie, Fla., 12:10 p.m. Cleveland vs. San Diego at Peoria, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Chicago Cubs vs. Texas (ss) at Surprise, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Kansas City (ss) vs. L.A. Angels at Tempe, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Kansas City (ss) vs. Chicago White Sox at Glendale, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. Colorado vs. San Diego at Tucson, Ariz., 3:05 p.m. N.Y. Yankees vs. Boston at Fort Myers, Fla., 6:05 p.m. Texas (ss) vs. Cincinnati at Goodyear, Ariz., 9:05 p.m. San Francisco vs. Colorado at Scottsdale, Ariz., 9:10 p.m.


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


6B THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 Part-Time Apartments Unfurnished CLASSIFIED SALES REP

Hiring for a part-time Classified Sales Rep to make outbound sales calls. Sales rep will sell commercial & private advertisements and public notices in our World Classifieds which covers northeast Kansas. Position will also sell, format, proof and obtain approvals on classified ads or public notices for advertisement in any of the World Company publications. Sales calls will be to new accounts and current customers. Must be available to work 20-30 hrs. per wk. between 8am & 4pm, Mon. - Fri. Ideal candidate must be comfortable making outbound calls; have excellent verbal and written communication skills & interpersonal skills; strong organizational skills with ability to follow through; minimum one year of customer service experience preferred; be proficient in MS Office (Word and Excel); ability to work independently with minimal supervision; able to multi-task on numerous projects and work in a fast paced environment. We offer a competitive salary & commissions, employee discounts and more! Background check, physical lift assessment & pre - employment drug screen required. To apply submit a cover letter and resume to: hrapplications@ljworld.com EOE

Social Services COF Training Services, Inc. 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

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Lab tech needed to test asphalt for highway projects. Must have or be able to pass KDOT QC/QA certification training. Experience in aggregates testing required. Good pay and benefits. Call Brad at 785-597-5111. EOE

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Breakroom Monitor Assist adults with developmental disabilities during work hours for their work breaks. Some paperwork, stocking first aid kits and breakrooms. FT, Mon.-Fri., 8am-4:30pm with benefits. Must have HS diploma/GED as well as driving record acceptable to our insurance carrier. Apply at: Cottonwood Inc. 2801 W. 31st St., Lawrence or www.cwood.org EOE

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1, 2 & 3 Bedrooms FALL DEPOSIT SPECIALS! 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

Brand New

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

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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

Eudora 2BR, 1 bath house, kitchen appls., W/D hookup. 731 Maple, Eudora. $475/mo. Avail. now. 785-766-8341

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3BR — 1131 Tennessee, 1st floor, 1 bath. Avail. now. No pets. $650/mo. 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com

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Studio/office, Wi-Fi avail., private bathroom, 697 sq.ft. 785-842-5227 for more info

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1628 W. 19th Terrace

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

Office Space Available

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

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Mobile Homes

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

Acreage-Lots 100 ACRE LAND SALE Near Growing El Paso, Texas Was $64,500 Now $19,500 Almost 70% Discount. $0 Down, No Credit Checks! Beautiful views, owner financing. FREE color brochure. 1-800-343-9444

Farms-Acreage

3BR, 1.5 bath, N. Michigan St. (Woodcreek). Hardwood 6 acres w/3 Martin Bldgs., 2 3BR — 2327 Yale, 2 story, 2 floors, deck, bsmt. $725. lg. barns, silo,smokehouse, with utils. Near Big Springs bath, CA, DW, FP, 2 car gar- 785-841-5454, 785-760-1874 /Hwy 40. 785-554-9663 age, no pets. $900/mo. Call 785-841-5797 2BR, in a 4-plex. New carpet, vinyl, cabinets, counCommercial Real 3BR, 2414 Lancaster, for Aug. 2 story, 2 bath, 2 car, tertop. W/D is included. Estate 785-865-2505 CA, W/D hookups, DW, FP, $575/mo. deck, fenced yard, 1 pet ok, $840, 785-841-5797

3BR 932 Rhode Island, for Aug, 1st floor, 1 bath, has W/D, CA, $560, no pets, 785-841-5797

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

Adam Ave. 2 bath, 2 car, 1,700 sq. ft., some with fenced yards, $995/mo. Pets okay with paid pet deposit.

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3BR Townhomes Avail.

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

1 & 2 Bedrooms

Fall & Immediate Avail.

Refrigerator, stainless steel, side by side, Kenmore 22 cu feet. Automatic ice maker, ice/water in door, water filtration system. Super clean, looks & works great. $400. Call 785-749-9455.

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Appliances Room Air Conditioner, Kenmore model 580.71122, w/ owner’s manual, 110, worked fine, stored for 2 years. $90. 785-842-6002 or 785-917-0160.

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Arts-Crafts

Peg Board, 4 sheets (2 blue, 2 ivory) size 33”x89”. $20. Crochet yarn (about 60-70 for all. Call 785-727-8200 skeins). About 1/2 new. Pastel colors: baby blue, REDUCE YOUR CABLE BILL! yellow, eggshell, pink, Get a 4-Room All Digital green, white. Enough for Satellite system installed two baby blankets. Asking for FREE and programming starting at $24.99/mo. FREE $25. (785) 542-1147. HD/DVR upgrade for new callers, SO CALL NOW. 1-800-699-7159 Baby & Children

Items

Booster seat, Graco Highback with arm rests and cup holders. Perfect condition. $20. 785-749-5829

1BR, 1043 Delaware. ceiling Clothing fans, vaulted ceiling, private parking, Apr. 1st. $450 Prom Dress, only worn /mo. Pets ok. 785-766-6837 once, in great cond. Coral color, floor length, one 1st Class, Pet Friendly shoulder strap, satin with Houses & Apts. jewels on empire waist www.vintagemgmt.com and strap. $60.00. Call with 785-842-1069 questions. 785-727-8446

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Houses

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

RENT SPECIAL!

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

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Appliances

2BR, W. Lawrence, 2,000 sq. advanco@sunflower.com ft. FP, 2 bath, FR, 2 car, Collectibles 2BR - 2412 Alabama, 2nd very nice home. $950/mo. Bikes. His and Hers floor in 4-plex. 1 bath, CA, No pets. Call 785-979-7474 Schwinn 1950 bikes, need DW, washer/dryer, no pets. Studios & 1BRs for Aug. 1. 1/2 block to KU . $400-$525 . GAS / tires and chain. $100.00. $470/mo. Call 785-841-5797 HAWTHORN HOUSES WATER PAID. 785-842-7644 Call 913-547-1257. 2 & 3 Bedroom Houses 2BR — 725 W. 25th, In 4- www.gagemgmt.com Now leasing for Fall 2012! plex, CA, W/D hookup, offPet under 60lbs OK! Computer-Camera st. parking. $410-$420/mo. Studios — 2400 Alabama, all elect., plenty of parking, AC, pwc@sunflower.com No pets. Call 785-841-5797 laundry. $390, water/cable 785-842-3280 Digital Pianos - fun for 2BR — 934 Illinois, In 4-plex, paid. No pets. 785-841-5797 all ages! Tons of sounds, 1st floor, DW. $490/month. 3BR, 1 bath, 1 car garage w/ rhythms & features. No pets. Call 785-841-5797 2BR — 2400 Alabama, 2nd opener, range, refrig., W/D Come visit us today! floor, 1 bath, AC, DW, laun- hookups. $795/mo. Deposit www.rentinlawrence.com piano4u.com 785-537-3774 dry on-site. $490/mo. No & Refs. Call 785-749-3840 2BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 story, pets. Call 785-841-5797 2 full bath, CA, DW, W/D 3BR, 2 bath, 2 car, fenced. Furniture $710. No pets. 785-841-5797 Sunrise Terrace — 10th & Prairie Park School, K-10 www.rentinlawrence.com Arkansas, so close to KU! access. 2712 Kensington. Couch, 2-seater loveseat. 2BR w/study or 3rd BR, 2 $1100/mo. 785-843-3993 Off white with a few Available Now full bath, CA, DW, laundry, Parkway Terrace Apts. some with W/D, lots of 3BR — 1130 Highland,for stripes or has brown slipcovers included. $75. 2BRs, $500/mo. $300 deposit parking. $550 - $750/mo. Aug. 1 bath, 1 story, CA, 785-843-0097 785-841-1155 No pets. 785-841-5797 W/D hookup, DW, garage. www.rentinlawrence.com $900. No pets. 785-841-5797 Couch, 3 seater, off white Leasing for Fall 2012 3BR — 2109 Mitchell,for Aug. with a few stripes or has Parkway Properties Duplexes www.parkwaypropertiesks.com 1 story, 1 bath, 1 car, CA, solid brown slipcovers in785-841-1155 DW, No pets. W/D hook- cluded. Very comfortable. $100. 785-843-0097 ups, $775/mo. 785-841-5797

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3BR - 951 Arkansas, 2 story, 1BR — 810 E. 14th, 1 story, 2 full bath, CA, DW, laun- 2 Bedrooms $550-$800/mo. CA, W/D hookup, DW, $430/ dry, microwave, $750/mo. www.lawrencepm.com mo., 1 pet ok. 785-841-5797 With W/D $775/mo. No 785-832-8728 / 785-331-5360 pets. Call 785-841-5797 www.rentinlawrence.com www.rentinlawrence.com HAWTHORN TOWNHOMES 1BR - 951 Arkansas, CA, DW, 3BR, 2121 Inverness, for 2 & 3 Bedroom Townhomes laundry, $470, w/W/D $495, Now leasing for Fall 2012! Aug. 2 story, 2.5 bath, CA, no pets. Call 785-841-5797 Pet under 60lbs OK! DW, W/D hookup, 2 car, 1 www.rentinlawrence.com pwc@sunflower.com pet. $940/mo. 785-841-5797 785-842-3280 Crossgate Casita’s 3BR — 1004 Alma, for Aug. 2 New 1BR - $540/mo. Open story, 2 bath, 2 car, FP, DW, LUXURY LIVING AT Mon.-Sat. Noon-4pm, 2451 CA, W/D hookup, 1 pet. AFFORDABLE PRICES Crossgate Dr. 785-760-7899 $825/mo. 785-841-5797 1BR — 740 Massachusetts, above Wa Restaurant, big windows, 1 bath, CA. $750/ mo. No pets. 785-841-5797

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Silverware, Rogers Sons Enchanted Rose Silverware in mint condition. This set has never been used, still in plastic, in black leather suitcase. $100. 785-979-8726

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Listen to your favorite artists perform in your home with a player piano. Ask about adding one to your current piano 785-537-3774

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Refrigerator, Washer and Dryer, Ethan Allen Furniture, Lamps, Kitchen items, Women’s Clothing, Women’s Shoes, Electrolux Vacuum, Room Humidifier, Gold’s Gym Power Tower, Aerobic Steps, Exercise Floor Mats, Cigar Boxes, Wine Boxes, Lane Rocker / Recliner, Curio Cabinet, Large Selection of Boyd’s Bears, Christmas Items, Books, Bikes, and MUCH MORE!

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814 W. 27th Terrace Friday & Saturday 7:30AM - 3PM

Bedroom set (bed, dresser, nightstand), 9-drawer dresser with mirror, Cookbooks, Toshiba laptop, & Flat screen monitor, 19” Sharp color TV, 13” Sylvania color TV, AM/FM/ CD/DVC Player, Sirius radio pkg., Pentax SLR w/200 mm zoom, Engine hoist, Protegy Controller, Torque wrench, Trailer emulator, Craftsman elect. start self - propelled mower, Variety of tools & hardware, Doorway pull-up bar, Branding Iron, Ruffwear Approach dog backpack, Adult clothing (lots of 50-cent items), Adult shoes (2 Doc Marten, 1 Keen), Hoover upright vacuum cleaners, Mink blanket, Misc. linens /drapes, Hanging pot rack, Decorative wall shelving, Souvenir beer glasses, Propane grill, Many tables of assorted items to look through. CASH ONLY, PLEASE

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Desk, Large sturdy steel Pianos, (3) 2 Baldwin desk with locking drawer Acrosonics and 1 Winter space. Only $25/offer. Co. Spinet, $475-575 Price 785-979-8726 includes tuning & delivery. 785-832-9906 Glass display cabinet/dark wood color. Great for trinPre-owned Yamaha kets and can fit into a Pianos small space! Only $25. More than 10 available. 785-979-8726 Oak, Cherry, Mahogany, Walnut, & Ebony finish. TV stand, Nice TV stand 800-950-3774 piano4u.com fits into almost any space. Medium woodtone outside, black storage shelves inside. Original purchase price $600. Only $75. 785-979-8726

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2 FAMILY MOVING SALE FURNITURE, KITCHEN ITEMS, ANTIQUES, COLLECTIBLES, TONS OF MISC. SOMETHING FOR EVERYONE. EVERYTHING MUST GO!

Garage Sale 1072 E. 1200 Road, Thurs. 4 - 7 PM Fri. 7 AM - 4 PM Sat. 7 AM - 2 PM Lots of misc. items, telescope, dishes, toys, yard tools, movies, books, 4 x 8 utility trailer, gas powered mini 4 wheeler, antique baby bed. Sale is inside the large shop, watch for signs.

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Antique Fosee Pocket watch

Old Crocks Dishes & Glassware Jewel Tea “ball” Pitcher Small Kitchen Appls. Emmett Kelly Figurines Sewing machine (in cabinet with bench) Quilt Rack Furniture Brass Table Lamps 70’s Radio/record player (console) Marbles Fishing Rods Bird Houses Hand Tools Commercial Rolls of Saran Wrap Decorative (Truck) Mailbox Trunks Garden Tools/ Flower Pots Garden Hose & Reel Snapper Lawn Mower (22” cut, 6 speed) Step Ladders Metal Cabinet & Shelving Linens & Bedding Lawn Chairs AND Lots & Lots of Misc.

HUGE Moving Sale! Saturday Only 8:00 AM - 3:00 PM, 2917 Lankford Dr. Antique bedroom set and other small antiques, other pieces of furniture, lots of kitchen items and miscellaneous, teen boys clothing, etc.

Mini Garage Sale Sat. 8AM - ? 3924 Overland Drive Lawrence, Ks Customer sets the price within reason of all items concerned. Some KU materials available. Will negotiate. See Jeff 785-865-1517 or 785-550-3799

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3621 West 24th Street Lawrence, KS Saturday, March 24 8AM - 1PM

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south from 23rd Street to the end of Ponderosa, lots of parking Members and friends have donated to support Masonic charities and activities benefiting all of Lawrence.

Friday, May 23 from 5 til 8 p.m. Saturday May 24 from 8 a.m. til 5 p.m. Lots of supplies from closed business office, 4x6 foot white board, executive office chairs, books (including some Masonic), computer hardware (laptops, desk tops, printer/plotter, combo fax/scanner/printer), lots of computer cabling, digital 2 and 3-line telephone systems, Polycon “bat” phone. Also selling antique table & chairs, Lester upright piano, household goods, appliances, home furniture party supplies, collectible artworks, kitchen supplies, Masonic jewelry, cameras, CD music, Loads of large and small miscellaneous items coming in daily. Cash or checks accepted. Local delivery on large items can be arranged. See pictures of selected items on our web site at: www.lawrencemasons.com by March 22 and in this on-line ad. Sat., Mar. 24th 8:30am - 1PM 4704 Turnberry Dr. on Alvamar golf course between Bob Billings & Clinton Pkwy - Wakarusa/Inverness, WICKER, some vintage: Hanging Egg chair, Fan Chair, room divider, foot stool, wine cart, round side tables, bed tray table, decorative fan, storage hampers, trays. Bamboo wind chimes, Ceiling Fan, Xbox Console, Several Games, Pottery Barn candle holders, Men’s Nike Shoes (size 10), Men’s clothing: summer shirts (size L or 10), Men’s suits (40 or 42 jacket) and 36/32 pants). Many, nice, gently used women’s clothing & accessories: (some vintage), summer misses (S, M, L - most 50 cents each), Formals, Hats, shoes, scarves, belts, ties. EASTER Decorations: Lg. canvas soft sculpture, beautiful, hand painted EGGS @$5 each ($28 new), Pier 1 paper mache egg garlands, Pier 1 Easter eggs and items (most new or like new) plus lg. white basket w/eggs. CDs, Movies. $0.25, $0.50, $1. & $2. tables w/many children’s items, craft paints, sm. crafts, kits, gift boxes. Childrens rings, jewelry, toys, posters, pictures, candles, baseball bats, books/ craft books), picture frames, full length mirror, fabric (quilting), framed needle point, grey armrest for Volvo wagons. Knick knacks, more. Rain Date: Sun. Mar.25 1-5

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Huge Sale

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Heating & Cooling

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

Roger, Kevin or Sarajane

785-843-2244

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

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

Garage Doors

Fast Quality Service

Commercial &Residential 24 hour Service

For all your Heating, Air Conditioning and Plumbing needs

Serving the Douglas & Franklin county areas

www.ah-air.com

785-594-3357

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Electric & Industrial Supply Pump & Well Drilling Service

target NE Kansas via 9 community newspaper sites.

WorldClassNEK.com

Motors - Pumps Complete Water Systems 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

http://lawrencemarket place.com/patchen

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

785-838-4488

Hite Collision Repair

K’s Tire

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

Cleaning

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

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Employment Services

Sales and Service 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

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

Carpet Cleaning

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Kansas Carpet Care, Inc.

Eco-Friendly Cleaning

785-842-6264

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

785-842-3311

Give your sweetie the gift of cleaning. Family owned and operated since 1992

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

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

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

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

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

midwestcustompools.com

Lawn, Garden & Nursery Golden Rule Lawncare Complete Lawncare Service Eugene Yoder Call for Free Est. Insured. 785-224-9436 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) MLS - Mowing or 1 Time w/out Contracts Res/Com. Spring Cleanup, Reseeding, Fertilizer, Mulch-Stone, etc. 785-766-2821 Sr. discount mikelawnservice@gmail.com

Sue Bee’s Cleaning 785-841-2268

Housecleaner

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

No Job Too Big or Small

ROCK-SOD-SOIL-MULCH

Int. & Ext. Remodeling All Home Repairs Mark Koontz

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

Interior/Exterior Painting

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

Quality Work Over 20 yrs. exp.

Call Lyndsey 913-422-7002

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

Drury Place

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

1510 St. Andrews

785-841-6845

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

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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.

Locally owned & operated.

Free estimates/Insured.

Complete Roofing

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

Pet Services

We’re There for You!

785-749-4391

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Prompt Superior Service Residential * Commercial Tear Off * Reroofs

Free Estimates

I COME TO YOU!

Insurance Work Welcome

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

785-764-9582

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1783 E 1500 Rd, Lawrence

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

Bus. 913-269-0284

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

NOT Your ordinary bicycle store!

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

Eagles Lodge

Guttering Services

Decks Drywall Siding Gutters Privacy Fencing Doors Trim Insured 20 yrs. experience

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

913-488-7320

Instruction and Tutoring

785-843-2174

1388 N 1293 Rd, Lawrence Origins Interior Design

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

Computer/Internet All Your Banking Needs Your Local Lawrence Bank

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Stress Free for you and your pet.

Call Calli 785-766-8420

Salon & Spa

Plumbing Superior Lawn Mowing Licensed and Insured Starting at only $25 per lawn! Call/Text/Email 785-248-9572 signalridgemow@yahoo.com

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

Spring Cleanup

Marty Goodwin 785-979-1379

Medical-HealthTherapy

Travel Services Lawrence First Class Transportation

Breathe Holistic Life Center

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

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

STARVING ARTISTS MOVING

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

“where simple ideas become inspiring realities”

Financial

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

Professional Service with a Tender Touch

www.cnnmobilepetsalons.com

Snow Removal Driveways & Sidewalks

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

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

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

Affordable, Experienced, Reliable, Call For an est. Connor at 785.979.7390

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

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

www.independenceinc.org

Events/ Entertainment

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

785-842-3030

Mowing My Way Through College

(785) 550-1565

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

Mobile Enviro-Wash LTD

Retirement Community

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

Steve’s Place

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

Low Maintenance Landscape, Inc.

mmdownstic@hotmail.com Lawrencemarketplace.com/tic

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

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

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

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

Accessible and General Public Transportation

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

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

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

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

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

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“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

• Garage Doors • Openers • Service • Installation

General Services

Harris Auto Repair

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

Home Improvements

785-841-3088

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

785-550-5610

Air Conditioning/ & Heating/Sales & Srvs.

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

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

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

Al 785-331-6994

Landscaping

http://lawrencemarketplace. com/rivercityhvac

FOUNDATION REPAIR

A. B. Painting & Repair

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

785-766-2785

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

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

Quality work at a fair price!

Repairs and Services

Complete interior & exterior painting Siding replacement

785-842-0094

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

Painting

Inside - Out Painting Service

jayhawkguttering.com

Foundation Repair

Stacked Deck

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

Guttering Services

Music Lessons

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

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

Recycling Services 12th & Haskell Recycle Center, Inc. No Monthly Fee Always been FREE! Cash for all Metals 1146 Haskell Ave, Lawrence 785-865-3730 http://lawrencemarketplace. com/recyclecenter Lonnie’s Recycling Inc. Buyers of aluminum cans, all type metals & junk vehicles. Mon.-Fri. 8-5, Sat. 8-4, 501 Maple, Lawrence. 785-841-4855 lawrencemarketplace.com/ lonnies

PIANO LESSONS

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

Limos Corporate Cars Drivers available 24/7

BUDGET TREE SERVICE, LLC. 913-593-7386

Trimmed, Shaped, Removed Shrubs, Fenceline Cleaned

No Job Too Small Free Est. Lic. & Ins. 913-268-3120 www.budgettreeservicekc.com

Chris Tree Service

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

Fredy’s Tree Service

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

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DAVE BALES Vacuum Cleaner, Sewing Machine, Lamp Sales & Repair. All makes & models Have your Kirby, Rainbow or FilterQueen for a fraction of a new one 935 Iowa St. Suite#9, Lawrence Ks 785-550-7315

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8B THURSDAY, MARCH 22, 2012 Tonganoxie Cars-Domestic Giant Sale in Tonganoxie!! VFW Hall

The sale will be this Thursday - Saturday:

Thurs., Mar. 22, 10am-7pm Fri., Mar. 23, 9am-6pm (most items 25% off) Sat., Mar. 24, 9am - 3pm (most items 50% off) Those with Military ID get to shop starting at 9am Thurs. morning, along with registered new moms! There are thousands of items to choose from infant to juniors clothing, along with maternity clothing from size small to 3x, Baby swings, strollers, mobiles, bedding, toys, shoes, diaper bags, prom dresses and so much more! All items are gently used to like new condition! Come and shop in a clean retail enviroment, all clothing will be hung and sorted by size and gender. Bring a friend and come shop the sale for great deals.

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

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

Cars-Imports

Toyota 2009 Camry LE, very dependable, power equipment and much more, stk#681121 only $14,868. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

Honda 2010 Accord EXL, one owner local trade, sunroof, leather heated seats, alloy wheels, very nice! Stk#306421 only $19,326. Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

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

Bird and All Pet Fair: Mar. 24th at Knights of Columbus Hall, 2206 E. 23rd. St. Hours: 9:00AM - 3:30PM. $5 Admission. Public is invited. Call 620-429-1872

Ford 2003 Taurus SE. Nice reliable, economical Taurus at a great price. Small V6 and clean inside. See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Wagons - 2 gravity flow wagons, 175 and 225 bushels. Call (785) 255-4579

Farm Products Want to buy small square bales brome hay for local use. 785-883-4447

Cars-Domestic

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

Pontiac 2008 G6 69K, BlueGold Apply On Line! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

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

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

Cars-Imports

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

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 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 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.

6 Speed, Liquid Yellow, 61K Apply Today! Drive Today!

www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

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

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

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

MINI Cooper “S”

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

Chevy 2006 Colbalt SS, one owner, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, leather heated seats, sunroof, very hot!!! Stk#330561 only $$11,450.00 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

Farm Equipment

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

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

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

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

Volkswagen 2008 Rabbit 48K, 4 Door, Silver Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

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

Crossovers 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

Chevrolet 2008 Equinox AWD V6 LT, very hard to find, alloy wheels, On Star, GM Certified! Two years of maintenance included! Stk#18192 only $18,253. 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

We buy cars, trucks and suvs for all Import Brands. Call David 785-838-2327 23rd & Alabama

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

The Selection

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

Chevrolet 2006 Trailblazer 74K, White 4X4, Call Today! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Dodge 2009 Dakota Quad Cab With Topper!!! 72K, Big Horn Edition Apply On-Line www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2009 Escape XLT 52K, Dark Blue Grey See Us Today! Apply On-Line At www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Dodge 2010 Ram 2500 Bright White, 50K Lifetime Engine Warranty?Yes!!! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2001 Explorer Sport, LOW miles, excellent condition. Leather, Moonroof, 4x4. Nice tires on alloy wheels. Excellent student car! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Dodge 2001 Ram 2500 3/4 Ton Quadcab Diesel Blue, body in good condition, 5th wheel trailer hookup, interior in fair condition, but missing radio and dash is cracked. 200,571 miles. Starts right up. PW, PDL, PS, keyless, sliding rear window, bedliner, needs tires and alignment. Call Zak at 785-865-1046 for more information. Taking bids until 4/6, will sell to highest bidder.

Jeep 2008 Commander 70K, Black Lifetime Engine Warranty! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102 Jeep 2004 Grand Cherokee Special Edition. Local trade-in, great condition, leather, heated seats, moonroof, and much more. Super SUV at a great price! See website for photos. Rueschhoff Automobiles rueschhoffautos.com 2441 W. 6th St. 785-856-6100 24/7

Jeep 2005 Liberty Sport 4WD, 67K, White CALL NOW!!! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Subaru 2006 Forester 2.5 XT, Leather, Moon, Cruise, HomeLink, Heated Seats, 6Disc, 88K, $15,900 View pictures at www.theselectionautos.com 785.856.0280 845 Iowa St. Lawrence, KS 66049

Suzukii 2010 Kizashi SE 33K, White Leather, Love Your Car! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2006 F-150 STX, 58K Black Lifetime Engine Warranty! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

Ford 2010 F150 XLT 4wd, crew cab, one owner, SYNC radio, alloy wheels, steering wheel controls, tow package, bed mat, stk#191211 only $26,888 Dale Willey 785-843-5200 www.dalewilleyauto.com

GM CERTIFIED is not like any other dealer backed warranty. Don’t let the other dealers tell you any different. Dale Willey Automotive is the only dealer in Lawrence that GM Certifies their cars and trucks. Come see the difference! Call for details. 785-843-5200 ask for Allen

LOW! LOW! LOW! INTEREST RATES ON ALL USED VEHICLES AVAILABLE ONLY AT DALE WILLEY AUTOMOTIVE! Toyota 2009 Tacoma, access cab. SR5, 2WD, 4cyl. auto., CarFax Clean. Warranty, Loaded! $18,000. 785-628-8726 Toyota 2007 Tundra Black SR5 4.7 V8 Double Cab 2WD, 34,000 miles in Excellent Condition. Never driven in rain or snow. Blue Book value $22,000. Asking $18,500/offer. Please contact 785-393-0498

Toyota 2006 Tundra, 68K, Access Cab. You Have the Right to a Fair and Easy Credit Approval Process! www.academycars.com 785-841-0102

We are now your Chevrolet dealer, call us for your service or sales needs! Dale Willey Automotive 785-843-5200

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MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC AS ATTORNEYS FOR U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION IS ATTEMPTING TO COLLECT A DEBT AND ANY INFORMATION OBTAINED WILL BE USED FOR THAT PURPOSE. ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 8, 2012)

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Title to Real Estate Involved Pursuant to K.S.A. §60 NOTICE OF SALE

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NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN, that under and by virtue of an Order of Sale issued to me by the Clerk of the District Court of Douglas County, Kansas, the undersigned Sheriff of Douglas County, Kansas, will offer for sale at public auction and sell to the highest bidder for cash in hand at the Jury Assembly Room located in the lower level of the Judicial and Law Enforcement Center building of the Douglas County Courthouse, Kansas, on April 12, 2012 at the time of 10:00 AM, the following real estate: LOT 14, BLOCK 5, IN NORTHWOOD ADDITION, AN ADDITION TO THE CITY OF LAWRENCE, DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS. Tax ID No. U12293, Commonly known as 1408 W 2nd Terr, Lawrence, KS 66044 (“the Property”) MS#132124

(First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 15, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS JUVENILE DIVISION IN THE INTEREST OF: ANTHONY WESLEY O’BARD DOB: 04-19-2010, a male Case No. 2011-JC-0038 NOTICE OF HEARING TO: Unknown father and his parents and adult relatives, and any person claiming paternity or other legal right to custody of the child and all other persons who are or may be concerned:

You are hereby notified that a motion has been filed in this court alleging that the identity of the child’s father cannot be ascertained and the father’s parental rights should be terminated. The Court may also order the father to pay to satisfy the judgment in child support. the above entitled case. The sale is to be made On the 23rd day of April without appraisement and 2012, at 9:00 a.m., the father subject to the redemption and any other person period as provided by law, claiming legal custody of and further subject to the the child must appear for approval of the Court. an admit or deny hearing before the District Court, Douglas County Sheriff Division 3 at the Douglas County Law Enforcement MILLSAP & SINGER, LLC and Judicial Center, 111 E By: 11th Street., Lawrence, KanJeremy M. Hart, #20886 sas. Prior to that time, the jhart@msfirm.com father, paternal grandparJennifer L. Michaels, #24256 ent or any other party to jmichaels@msfirm.com the proceeding may file a Chad R. Doornink, #23536 cdoornink@msfirm.com Lindsey L. Craft, #23315 lcraft@msfirm.com 11460 Tomahawk Creek

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Dear Annie: Five years ago, an encounter with a large, vicious dog put me in the ER and left me with lasting scars, physical and otherwise. I’m almost 20 now. I can pet and play with small, quiet dogs, but larger ones strike panic in me. I cringe when I hear barking. I still have nightmares and sometimes feel phantom pains where I was attacked. Spending time with my parents’ medium-sized dog doesn’t help, especially since it has bitten people before, and my family still treats it like the best dog in the world. I never got professional help, because I was told shortly after the attack that I needed to “get over it.” I feel no one understands my fear because it’s an American tradition to love dogs. Besides, I don’t have money for therapy. What can I do? — Terrified Dear Terrified: People

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who tell you to “get over it” do not understand the extent of the problem. Your fear is not irrational. You were viciously bitten, and such a trauma is difficult to overcome. The fact that you can pet and play with small dogs is quite an achievement, all considered. If you regularly encounter larger dogs and wish to work on your fear, please know that low-cost therapy is available. Ask your doctor, and check your church and United Way. You can even search on-

‘Missing’ and ‘Touch’ return

The presence of basketball and the absence of CBS’ lineup offer viewers second chances at two new, yet very different dramas. The plot thickens on “Missing” (7 p.m., ABC) as Becca (Ashley Judd) makes a deal with French intelligence that has some sticky strings attached. Viewers at home won’t be the only ones watching this closely. “Missing” opened relatively well for ABC; a second outing should indicate whether that represented genuine interest in this scenery-rich and just-short-of-camp drama, or mere curiosity to see how Ashley Judd would perform as an action hero. Tonight also marks the second outing for “Touch” (8 p.m., Fox), a more ponderous and borderline pretentious drama about the cosmic connections that we dare not call coincidences. In many ways, it resembles “Person of Interest,” another series featuring a troubled character plucked from the masses each week by some magical algorithm. Tonight, a web of numbers leads us into a web of connected threads involving a despondent pawnbroker, a reluctant hit man, a wayward dog, a son’s duty to an unloving father and a mobster father’s need for his son’s approval. Tying this all together requires real suspension of disbelief and several bus rides to boot.

Whether it’s NCAA basketball or the mere presence of “American Idol,” much of cable has gone into serious counter-programming mode, offering a menu of sameness that may drive some to despair. The evening is filled with many series airing in back-to-back helpings, if not in triplicate. Bio offers two helpings of “Celebrity House Hunting”: Debbie Gibson (9 p.m.), Verne Troyer (9:30 p.m.). Catch three installments of “Top Gear” (7 p.m., BBC America); three episodes of “Braxton Family Values,” including the season finale at 8 p.m. (WE); three chances to breathe in “Swamp People” (7 p.m., History); three samplings of “Four Weddings” (7 p.m., TLC); and three repeats of “Deal or No Deal” (7 p.m., GSN). The USA network offers the ultimate choice for viewers in default mode: a primetime consisting of three solid hours of “NCIS” (7 p.m.).

Tonight’s other highlights

 Regional semifinals take center stage at the 2012 NCAA Basketball Tournament (6 p.m., CBS; 6:15 TBS).

 A singer goes home on “American Idol” (7 p.m., Fox).

BIRTHDAYS

USA Today founder Allen H. Neuharth is 88. Composer Stephen Sondheim is 82. Evangelist Pat Robertson is 82. Actor William Shatner is 81. Singer-guitarist George Benson is 69. Writer James Patterson is 65. CNN newscaster Wolf Blitzer is 64. Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber is 64. Sportscaster Bob Costas is 60. Singer-actress Stephanie Mills is 55. Actor Matthew Modine is 53. Actress Reese Witherspoon is 36.

line for tips on overcoming phobias. Dear Annie: I own property out of state. I use it mostly in the summer, but it’s checked on at least once a month. My neighbor there is married to a woman who is no longer friends with me, but we are civil to each other. The problem is, the wife thinks she’s entitled to dig up and take or remove any of my plants, shrubs, gravel, etc. Every season, I check the garden to make sure nothing else is missing. I took pride in my garden of perennials and enjoyed the fruits of my hard work. Last fall, I noticed the day lilies were pulled out of the ground. She also dug up a hosta that had been in that spot for years. She obviously does her dirty work when her husband isn’t home. I went to the police, and they suggested I discuss this with the neighbor. The officer said if

JACQUELINE BIGAR’S STARS

For Thursday, March 22: New beginnings earmark this year. You will be direct, and others will respond in kind. Communication flows. If you are single, you could meet “the one.” If you are attached, the two of you romp around as if you have not a care in the world. 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)  Today’s New Moon in your sign signals a new beginning in a most appropriate area. You will feel far more connected and free as a result. Tonight: Seize the moment. Taurus (April 20-May 20)  You could decide to say little and observe a lot. You also could have an unusually strong reaction to a situation. Try to process your feelings before responding. Tonight: Do your thing. Gemini (May 21-June 20)  Zero in on a meeting. The discussion that ensues could have a lot more to do with your plans than you’d thought. Tonight: Where the action is. Cancer (June 21-July 22)  You are on top of a project, work or errands. You feel as if you cannot be stopped from attaining a long-desired goal. Tonight: Work with the situation. Leo (July 23-Aug. 22)  Look past the obvious. It might be time to finally indulge a long-term goal or desire. This wish could involve travel, someone at a distance or a special seminar. Tonight: Try a new spot. Virgo (Aug. 23-Sept. 22)  You could be exhausted by recent events and might wonder how much more of yourself you can

the police dropped by, it would be considered a threat, and besides, the husband may not know anything. This has been going on for years. I bought an outside camera (not installed) and left her a note saying I had contacted the police, but it hasn’t made any difference. She ignores all “No Trespassing” signs. Any suggestions? — At the End of My Rope Dear End: Are you sure the wife is doing this? We strongly recommend you install that camera and find out. If you get proof, talk to the husband and ask him to discuss it with his wife. You also can take it to the police. This is trespassing and theft, and it’s against the law. — Send questions to anniesmailbox@comcast.net, or Annie’s Mailbox, P.O. Box 118190 Chicago, IL 60611.

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give. A new beginning in a relationship becomes possible. Tonight: Keep it personal, with just you and one other person. Libra (Sept. 23-Oct. 22)  Others believe they are in control, yet it is rather obvious that that might not be true. You might opt not to burst their bubbles. Tonight: Sort through invitations with an eye to the weekend. Scorpio (Oct. 23-Nov. 21)  You could be taken aback by someone who affects your day-to-day life. This person’s words could toss your mood and/or plans into disarray. Tonight: Do errands. Sagittarius (Nov. 22-Dec. 21)  Whether approaching a creative project or deciding to date a special person, a green light beams. Though you might be focused on serious matters a lot of the time, you like the lightening up that occurs. Tonight: Be a wild thing. Capricorn (Dec. 22-Jan. 19)  Stay close to home, and be aware that you really are not limited. A discussion with a roommate or family member could enlighten you about alternatives. Tonight: Stay close to home. Aquarius (Jan. 20-Feb. 18)  Your words have an impact. Conversations evolve from a simple statement. You can clear out what has been a problem or start over with a new beginning. Tonight: Join friends. Pisces (Feb. 19-March 20)  Be aware of your needs and what you have to offer. Financial matters easily could change in your favor in the near future. Tonight: Indulge a loved one. — The astrological forecast should be read for entertainment only.

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GET OFF THE FENCE By Gary Cooper

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ACROSS 1 “Au” alternative 4 Hoodwink 11 “A likely story!” 14 “Fill ‘er up!” filler 15 Of a reproductive gland 16 “And now, without further ___” 17 Vision tester 19 Tax-shielded investment, briefly 20 Winner of four gold medals in 1936 21 Cause of white knuckles 23 Currycombs comb them 25 After-dinner server 28 Gave a makeover to 29 Three-time heavyweight boxing champ 30 Bit of fowl language? 32 Beds in the barracks 33 Absolute ruler 37 DVD player button 39 Make teams 43 “We ___ Overcome” 44 Bad smell 46 “Aw, heck!” 49 Acting too hastily 51 To boot

12 Canny 13 Accumulates excessively 18 Short people do it? 22 A hairline can do it 23 Off one’s rocker 24 Obi-Wan before Ewan 26 Beat back 27 Tide type 31 Kisser or kitty 34 Advertising medium 35 Fireworks response 36 An anagram for “rats” 38 “Down in front!” 40 Distinctive and stylish elegance 41 A door, for example 42 Aberdeen resident 45 Break up dirt

52 Ray Lewis, for one 54 “The one” played by Keanu 55 Strong suit 57 Hooded jacket worn in the Arctic 59 Bad for picnicking 61 Airwaves regulatory gp. 62 Thing to do in a beautiful garden 67 “What’s ___ use?” 68 Aboveboard 69 Abbr. on a blotter 70 Barroom elbowbender 71 Certain fishermen 72 “But then again ...” DOWN 1 In a previous time 2 A place of luxury? 3 Amaze 4 Arena tops 5 “Don’t ___ think about it!” 6 McDonald’s freebie (Var.) 7 “To ___ is human” 8 Sequel sequel 9 Far-ranging 10 “Abandon all hope, ye who ___ here” 11 Beehive, for one

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clods, in a way Preliminary sketches ___ Cucamonga, Calif. Bird with a bent bill “Ars Poetica” author Back row views, sometimes Packs to the brim Lover of Lennon Box in flight (From) a great distance “The Sweetheart of Sigma ___” All in the family ___ out (barely make) “Willard”’s Ben

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

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11 Beehive, for one

hastily 51 To boot

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

Ans: Yesterday’s

(Answers tomorrow) Jumbles: DUNCE CHAMP SWITCH SQUASH Answer: He was running behind with his mustard deliveries and needed to do this — CATCH UP

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Today’s NCAA Tournament capsules By Mike Huguenin Rivals.com

16 W. Kentucky 59

14 Iona 72

Second Round

March 17-18

1 Kentucky 81 Louisville

16 W. Kentucky 66 8 Iowa St. 77

Clerk of the District Court /s/ D. Hamilton By Hamilton ________ (First published in the Lawrence Daily Journal-World March 8, 2012) IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS In The Matter of the Estate of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger, Deceased. Case No. 2012-PR-36 Division No. 1 TITLE TO REAL ESTATE INVOLVED Pursuant to K.S.A. Chapter 59 NOTICE OF HEARING & NOTICE TO CREDITORS The State of Kansas - To All Persons Concerned: You are hereby notified that on March 6, 2012, a Petition for Probate of Lost Will & Appointing Executor was filed in this Court by George M. Hunsinger, an heir, devisee/legatee, and executor named in the Will of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger, deceased, dated March 2, 1999, praying that the conformed Will filed with the Petition be certified as the Last Will and Testament of Elsie Elizabeth Hunsinger and admitted to probate and record, that he be appointed as executor without bond, and that he be granted Letters Testamentary. In addition, a Petition to Complete Conveyance was filed praying that the Court

Kentucky 87

March 22-23

Syracuse 75

Kentucky

Elite Eight

March 24-25

March 24-25

5 Wichita St. 59

Kansas St. 59

9 So. Miss. 64

Portland

13 New Mex. St. 66

Albuquerque

6 UNLV 64

14 S. Dakota St. 60 7 Notre Dame 63

Greensboro

SOUTH

EAST

Atlanta

Boston

10 Xavier 67

Baylor 80

Florida St. 56 Fri., 7:15 p.m.

National Championship

Xavier 70 Xavier

2 Duke 70

April 2

16 LIU Brooklyn 67 8 Memphis 54

N. Carolina 87

Michigan St. 65 N. Caro.

Creighton 73

Thurs., 7:47 p.m.

5 New Mexico 75

S. Florida 56

New Mexico 56

Ohio 62

Louisville 59

13 Davidson 62 6 Murray St. 58 11 Colorado St. 41 3 Marquette 88

Murray St. 53

WEST

MIDWEST

Phoenix

St. Louis

Marquette

Georgetown 63 Fri., 10:17 p.m.

Purdue 60

Florida 84

10 Virginia 45

Kansas

Florida

2 Missouri 84 15 Norfolk St. 86

7 Gonzaga 77 10 W. Virginia 54 2 Ohio St. 78 15 Loyola (MD) 59

No. 3 Marquette vs. No. 7 Florida

1 N. Carolina 77 16 Vermont 58 8 Creighton 58 9 Alabama 57 5 Temple 44

4 Michigan 60 13 Ohio 65 6 San Diego St. 65 11 N.C. State 79 3 Georgetown 74 14 Belmont 59

Thurs., 10:17 p.m.

7 Florida 71

N.C. State 66

N.C. State All times EDT

Marquette 62

14 BYU 68

3 Florida St. 66 14 St. Bonav. 63

12 S. Florida 58

Ohio

Louisville

4 Louisville 69

6 Cincinnati 65 11 Texas 58

Fri., 7:47 p.m.

12 Long Beach St. 68

Portland

Ohio St.

St. Louis 61

9 St. Louis 61

Louisville

Gonzaga 66

Ohio St. 73

Mich. St.

4 Wisconsin 73 13 Montana 49

Thurs., 9:45 p.m.

Lehigh 58

15 Lehigh 75

Omaha

Cincinnati 62

Cincinnati

Baylor

3 Baylor 68

Wisconsin 60

March 31

5 Vanderbilt 79 12 Harvard 70

Wisc.

Final Four

Indiana 63

Colorado 63

11 Colorado 68

Columbus

Vanderbilt 57 Indiana

4 Indiana 79

8 Kansas St. 70

Thurs., 7:15 p.m.

VCU 61

12 VCU 62

March 15-16 1 Syracuse 72 16 UNC Asheville 65

Syracuse

Elite Eight

Second Round

Norfolk St. 50

Kansas 63

7 Saint Mary’s 69 10 Purdue 72 2 Kansas 65

Omaha

Each party is hereby notified that, pursuant to K.S.A. 60-255, a default judgment will be taken against any parent (or other person entitled to custody) who fails to appear in person or by counsel at the hearing.

March 22-23

March 17-18

Columbus

The father has a right to appear and be heard personally either with or without an attorney. The father has the right to be represented by an attorney and if he is financially unable to hire an attorney, one will be appointed for him. Jody M. Meyer, an attorney in Lawrence, Kansas, has been appointed as guardian ad litem for the child.

Third Round Sweet 16

Nashville

written response to the pleading with the clerk of the Court.

12 S. Florida 65

Greensboro

PUBLIC NOTICE CONTINUED FROM 8B

16 Vermont 71

15 Detroit 50 AP

ing battle. Syracuse is outrebounded by 1.5 per game, and the zone leaves the Orange susceptible to offensive boards. Wisconsin isn’t overly tall, but the Badgers are bulky and don’t mind throwing their weight around.

No. 2 Ohio State vs. No. 6 Cincinnati Time: 8:45 p.m. The spread: Ohio State by 7.5 Records: Cincinnati 2610, Ohio State 29-7 How they got here: Cincinnati beat No. 11 Texas 65-59, beat No. 3 Florida State 62-56. Ohio State

beat No. 15 Loyola (Md.) 78-59, beat No. 7 Gonzaga 73-66. The buzz: This is just the 10th meeting in history between these in-state schools, with the last coming in the John Wooden Tradition tourney in 2006. Cincy has won two national titles in basketball, and beat the Buckeyes in the final both times (1961 and ‘62). Both teams can be physical, but Cincy has the edge in that category over the Buckeyes. The big-man matchup between Ohio State’s Jared Sullinger and Cincy’s Yancy Gates should be extremely entertaining. A big key for the Bearcats is keeping Ohio State PG Aaron Craft under control. Craft is a, well, crafty point guard who is an excellent passer; he also

is a pesky on-ball defender. Cincy needs some three-pointers from Sean Kilpatrick and/or Cashmere Wright. Ohio State usually pounds foes on the boards, so that bears watching.

West Regional

No. 1 Michigan State vs. No. 4 Louisville Where: US Airways Center, Phoenix TV: TBS Announcers: Kevin Harlan play-by-play, Len Elmore and Reggie Miller analysts Time: 6:47 p.m.

The spread: Michigan State by 5 Records: Louisville 28-9, Michigan State 29-7 How they got here: Michigan State beat No. 16 Long Island 89-67, beat No. 9 Saint Louis 65-61. Louisville beat No. 13 Davidson 69-62, beat No. 5 New Mexico 59-56 The buzz: No rest for the weary; Spartans coach Tom Izzo goes from matching wits with SLU coach Rick Majerus to matching wits with Louisville’s Rick Pitino. Both teams will be comfortable with any pace, and both are fully capable of winning ugly. Michigan State hammers foes on the boards, and that has to worry Pitino. Louisville doesn’t appear to have anyone who will be able to handle Michigan State F Draymond Green, the

Lawrence

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Lawrence

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

ect is located on Douglas County Route 442 from E2090 (East end of the Wakarusa Bridge) to the South side of K-10.

The Board of County Commissioners of Douglas County, Kansas reserve the right to reject any or all bids and to waive technicalities, and to award the contract to the bidder that the Commission deems best suited to accomplish the work.

persons interested can ap- known heirs, executors, adpear at be heard. ministrators, devisees, trustees, creditors and asSECTION III. A copy of this signs of any person alleged Resolution shall be pub- to be deceased, and all lished once in the official other persons who are or City newspaper not less may be concerned. than twenty (20) days preceding the date fixed for You are notified that a Petithe public hearing. tion has been filed in the District Court of Douglas This Resolution shall be in County, Kansas, praying to full force and effect from foreclose a real estate and after its adoption. mortgage on the following described real estate: ADOPTED this 20th day of March, 2012, by the Govern- Lots 35 and 36, on College ing Body of the City of Eu- Street, in West Baldwin, in dora, Kansas. the City of Baldwin City, Douglas County, Kansas, APPROVED by the Mayor according to the recorded this 20th day of March, plat thereof., commonly 2012. known as 1512 College Street, Baldwin City, KS /s/ Scott Hopson 66006 (the “Property”) Scott Hopson, Mayor and all those defendants ATTEST: who have not otherwise /s/ Pam Schmeck been served are required to Pam Schmeck, City Clerk plead to the Petition on or before the 18th day of April, EXHIBIT A 2012, in the District Court of [Description of Easement Douglas County,Kansas. If Areas to be Vacated] you fail to plead, judgment ________ and decree will be entered in due course upon the Pe(First published in the Law- tition. rence Daily Journal-World NOTICE March 8, 2012) Pursuant to the Fair Debt IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF Collection Practices Act, 15 DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS U.S.C. §1692c(b), no information concerning the colCIVIL DEPARTMENT lection of this debt may be given without the prior conU.S. Bank National sent of the consumer given Association directly to the debt collecPlaintiff, tor or the express permisvs. Roy Taylor; Julia Taylor; sion of a court of compeJohn Doe (Tenant/ Occu- tent jurisdiction. The debt pant); Mary Doe collector is attempting to (Tenant/Occupant); Un- collect a debt and any inknown spouse, if any, of formation obtained will be used for that purpose. Roy Taylor, Defendants. Prepared By: South & Associates, P.C. Case No. 12CV126 Brian R. Hazel (KS # 21804) Court Number: 1 6363 College Blvd., Suite 100 Overland Park, KS 66211 Pursuant to K.S.A. (913)663-7600 Chapter 60 (913)663-7899 (Fax) Attorneys For Plaintiff NOTICE OF SUIT (140432) ________ THE STATE OF KANSAS, to the above-named defendants and the unknown (First published in the Lawheirs, executors, adminis- rence Daily Journal-World trators, devisees, trustees, March 22, 2012) creditors and assigns of any deceased defendants; DOUGLAS COUNTY, the unknown spouses of KANSAS any defendants; the unPROJECT NO. 2012-6 known officers, successors, BID #12-F-0009 trustees, creditors and asNOTICE TO CONTRACTORS signs of any defendants that are existing, dissolved Notice is hereby given that or dormant corporations; sealed proposals for the the unknown executors, ad- performance of the conministrators, devisees, tract above noted will be trustees, creditors, succes- received in the Office of the sors and assigns of any de- Douglas County Clerk until fendants that are or were 3:15 P.M., Thursday, April partners or in partnership; 12, 2012, and then publicly the unknown guardians, opened in the Courthouse, conservators and trustees 1100 Massachusetts Street, of any defendants that are Lawrence, Kansas. minors or are under any legal disability; and the un- Douglas County Project

Route 442 shall be opened to unrestricted traffic each evening, No detour of traffic will be permitted. Flaggers and/or pilot vehicles shall be used to carry one DOUGLAS COUNTY You are required to file lane traffic through con- PUBLIC WORKS your written defenses struction. Keith A. Browning, P.E. thereto on or before March Director of Public Works 29, 2012, at 10:00 a.m. of All bids are submitted on Date: 03/19/2012 such day, in this Court, in forms obtainable at the Of________ the City of Lawrence in fice of the Director of PubDouglas County, Kansas, at lic Works and County Engi- (Published in the Lawrence which time and place the neer, 1242 Massachusetts Daily Journal-World March cause will be heard. Should Street, Lawrence, Kansas or 22, 2012) you fail, judgment and de- Demand Star at RESOLUTION 2012-04 cree will be entered in due www.demandstar.com, and course upon the Petitions. are open for public inspection. Proposals shall be A RESOLUTION DECLARING Any and all creditors of El- submitted in sealed enve- IT TO BE THE INTENT OF THE sie Elizabeth Hunsinger, de- lopes, addressed to the Of- GOVERNING BODY OF THE ceased, are hereby notified fice of the County Clerk, CITY OF EUDORA, KANSAS, that they must exhibit their Courthouse, 1100 Massa- TO VACATE AND DISCONdemands against the Estate chusetts, Lawrence, Kan- TINUE A PUBLIC UTILITY within four months from sas, upon which is clearly EASEMENT ESTABLISHED BY the date of the first pub- written or printed A GRANT OF PERMANENT lished notice as provided “Proposal for Douglas EASEMENT. by law and that, if their de- County Project No. pursuant to mands are not thus exhib- 2010-18”, and the name and WHEREAS, ited, they shall be forever address of the bidder. Any K.S.A. 12-504, cities are aubarred. bids received after the thorized to vacate public closing time will be re- easements; and George M. Hunsinger turned unopened. WHEREAS, an easement for Petitioner Copies of the Contract Doc- general public utilities was Thompson, Ramsdell uments, Plans and Specifi- granted to the City of Eu& Qualseth, P.A. cations are available from dora, Kansas (the “City”) /s/ Robert W. Ramsdell, the Office of the Director of pursuant to that certain #19300 Public Works and County Permanent Easement dated 333 W. 9th Street Engineer of Douglas October 27, 1995, by Astrid P.O. Box 1264 County, Kansas. A Ott, Allan Ott, and Barbara Lawrence, Kansas 66044 Twenty-Five Dollar ($25.00) Ott, and recorded in the Of(785) 841-4554 non-refundable deposit is fice of the Register of Attorneys for Petitioner required per set, which in- Deeds of Douglas County, ________ cludes one 11” x 17” set of Kansas, at Book 543, Page plans and a copy of the 480 (the “Original Grant”). (First published in the Law- contract documents and NOW THEREFORE, BE IT RErence Daily Journal-World specifications. The con- SOLVED BY THE GOVERNING March 22, 2012) tract documents, plans and BODY OF THE CITY OF EUspecifications become the DORA, KANSAS: DOUGLAS COUNTY, property of the prospective KANSAS bidder and are not returna- SECTION I. It is the intenPROJECT NO. 2012-8 ble. Copies of the project tion of the Governing Body BID # 12-F-0010 drawings and specifica- of the City of Eudora, KanNOTICE TO CONTRACTORS tions are on file and open sas to vacate the public for public inspection at the utilities easement as to Notice is hereby given that Office of the County Engi- that property described on sealed proposals for the neer. Exhibit A hereto; provided, performance of the conthat such vacations shall tract above noted will be All bids must be accompa- be limited to the easements received in the Office of the nied by a CERTIFIED CHECK, granted under the Original Douglas County Clerk until CASHIER’S CHECK or a BID Grant, and shall not include 3:00 P.M., Thursday, April BOND for not less than Five easements under separate 12, 2012, and then publicly Percent (5%) of the base grants; and further proopened in the Courthouse, bid as a guarantee that if vided, such vacations shall 1100 Massachusetts Street, awarded the Contract, the be subject to and dependLawrence, Kansas. bidder will enter into a Con- ent upon the owners of tract and give bond as re- such property granting to Douglas County Project quired. Said check or bond the City replacement ease2012-8 consists of 2” mill shall be made payable to ments in form and content and overlay on mainline, the Board of County Com- acceptable to the City. add 4’ paved shoulders missioners, Douglas from Ash St to K-10 (6” County, Kansas. SECTION II. The Governing Depth), mill and overlay 48’ Body will, at its regular width from 100’ west of Contracts will be awarded meeting to be held on April Main to Ash St., place crack only to such bidders as are 23, 2012 at the hour of 7:00 reduction material on 24’ on the list of Pre-Qualified p.m. at City Hall, 4 East 7th mainline (PetroMat), pave- Contractors for the Kansas Street, Eudora, Kansas ment patching, patterned Department of Transporta- 66025, conduct a public cold plastic traffic mark- tion on the date estab- hearing to hear all matters ings for crosswalks and lished for receiving and pertaining to the proposed stop bars, place aggregate opening of bids. vacation of the public utilialong shoulders. The projties easements at which all

best all-around player left in the tourney. Louisville’s backcourt, though, has a quickness advantage. The Cardinals need a consistent game from G Peyton Siva. If he is at his best, getting into the lane and hitting some outside shots, the Cardinals can pull the upset. The Cardinals could also use some three-pointers from Chris Smith, who has 10 games with at least three three-pointers this season.

Pittsburgh

Lawrence

12 California 54

Nashville

Where: TD Garden, Boston TV: CBS Announcers: Verne Lundquist play-by-play, Bill Raftery analyst Time: 6:15 p.m. CDT. The spread: Syracuse by 3.5 Records: Syracuse 33-2, Wisconsin 26-9 How they got here: Syracuse beat No. 16 UNC Asheville 72-65, beat No. 8 Kansas State 75-59. Wisconsin beat No. 13 Montana 73-49, beat No. 4 Vanderbilt 60-57. The buzz: Wisconsin games can be painful to watch, so imagine what it must be like to play against the Badgers. The slower the pace, the better for the Badgers in this one. Wisconsin’s three-point shooting is going to be important; the Badgers hit 36.3 percent from beyond the arc, but Syracuse’s zone limits opponents to 30.7 percent. The soft spot in the zone is at the foul line, so it’s worth watching to see which player(s) Wisconsin coach Bo Ryan feels comfortable with there. Syracuse forces 16.4 turnovers per game, and the Orange thrives in transition. But Wisconsin commits the secondfewest turnovers per game (9.0) in the nation. Finally, watch the rebound-

16 Lamar 59

Fri., 9:45 p.m.

1 Michigan St. 89

No. 1 Syracuse vs. No. 4 Wisconsin

Sweet 16

Iowa St. 71

9 UConn 64

March 13-14 Dayton, Ohio

Men’s Division I Basketball Championship

Third Round

March 15-16

First Round

Albuquerque

East Regional

14 BYU 78

Pittsburgh

Four teams will move into the Elite Eight tonight. Here’s a look at the four regional semifinals to be played. All four games match “power conference” schools against each other. All four Big East teams still alive play tonight, while three of the remaining four Big Ten teams will be in action. The only “interloper” is the SEC’s Florida. Three of the four games are Big East-Big Ten matchups:

16 MVSU 58

Lawrence

Time: 9:17 p.m. The spread: Marquette by 1.5 Records: Florida 25-10, Marquette 27-7 How they got here: Florida beat No. 10 Virginia 71-45, beat No. 15 Norfolk State 84-50. Marquette beat No. 14 BYU 88-68, beat No. 6 Murray State 62-53. The buzz: This is all about Florida’s threepoint shooting; the Gators hit 38.3 percent of their shots from beyond the arc, but the Golden Eagles’ perimeter defense has been solid all season. Marquette isn’t big, but it is more physical than Florida. Still, the Golden Eagles aren’t great on the boards. Florida’s defense has been excellent in the tournament, but Marquette poses far more problems than a Virginia team overly reliant on one player (Mike Scott) and a Norfolk team that was lucky to be there. Marquette F Jae Crowder was the Big East player of the year, and the Golden Eagles have a nice offensive duo in Crowder and G Darius Johnson-Odom; the Gators need to make sure that one of them has a tough night. This is Marquette’s fourth SEC opponent of the season; the Golden Eagles hammered Ole Miss but lost to Vanderbilt and LSU (seriously). The Gators split with Vandy and rolled past LSU.

Lawrence

Lawrence

2012-6 consists of 42,828 S.Y. of 2” milling on mainline and side road approaches, placing approximately 5,094 tons of HMA-Commercial Grade (Class A) (Surface), Asphalt Pavement Smoothness, 783 tons of HMA-Commercial Grade (Class A) (Patch), 923 tons of Aggregate Shouldering (AS-1), setting 5 monument boxes and Traffic Control. This project is located on Douglas County Route 1057 from N700 (RTE 460) to N1000 (RTE 458).

specifications are on file and open for public inspection at the Office of the County Engineer.

All bids must be accompanied by a CERTIFIED CHECK, CASHIER’S CHECK or a BID BOND for not less than Five Percent (5%) of the base bid as a guarantee that if awarded the Contract, the bidder will enter into a Contract and give bond as required. Said check or bond shall be made payable to the Board of County Commissioners, Douglas Included is an Add Alter- County, Kansas. nate bid consisting of 1,067 S.Y. of transition milling Contracts will be awarded (0”-2”) near the intersec- only to such bidders as are tions of N700/E1900 and on the list of Pre-Qualified N700/E2000, 1,761 tons of Contractors for the Kansas HMA-Commercial Grade Department of Transporta(Class A) (Surface), 261 tion on the date estabtons of HMA-Commercial lished for receiving and (Class A) (Patch), 275 tons opening of bids. of Aggregate Shouldering (AS-1), setting 2 monument The Board of County Comboxes and Traffic Control. missioners of Douglas This Add Alternate bid is lo- County, Kansas reserve the cated on Douglas County right to reject any or all Route 460 from E1900 (RTE bids and to waive techni1057) to E2000. calities, and to award the contract to the bidder that Route 1057 and Route 460 the Commission deems (if accepted) shall be best suited to accomplish opened to unrestricted traf- the work. fic each evening, No detour of traffic will be permitted. DOUGLAS COUNTY Flaggers and/or pilot vehi- PUBLIC WORKS cles shall be used to carry Keith A. Browning, P.E. one lane traffic through Director of Public Works construction. Date: 03/19/2012 ________ All bids must be submitted on forms obtainable at the (Published in the Lawrence Office of the Director of Daily Journal-World March Public Works/County Engi- 22, 2012) neer, 1242 Massachusetts Street, Lawrence, Kansas or The abandoned property of Demand Star at Herndon Development, 815 www.demandstar.com, and E. 12th Street, Building #A, are open for public inspec- Lawrence, including tion. Proposals shall be kitchen applicances, housesubmitted in sealed enve- hold items, computers, lopes, addressed to the Of- welding & machining fice of the County Clerk, equipment, and misc. Courthouse, 1100 Massa- items, will be disposed of chusetts, Lawrence, Kansas April 6, 2012, if not claimed 66044, upon which is clearly and charges due paid. written or printed 785-979-3513 “Proposal for Douglas ________ County Project No. 2012-6”, and the name and address (Published in the Lawrence of the bidder. Any bids re- Daily Journal-World March ceived after the closing 22, 2012) time will be returned unoThe personal belongings of pened. the following tenants will Copies of the Contract Doc- be disposed of on or after uments and Specifications April 6, 2012, if not claimed are available from the Of- beforehand. fice of the Director of Public Works and County Engi- Zacheria R. Kirschner, Marneer of Douglas County, cas M. McSwane and NichoKansas. A Ten Dollar las W. Bryant, 1627 W. 20th Lawrence, KS ($10.00) non-refundable de- Terrace, posit is required per pro- 66046. posal, which includes a Gage Mgmt. 842-7644 copy of the contract docu_______ ments and specifications. The contract documents Need an apartment? and specifications become the property of the proPlace your ad at spective bidder and are not ljworld.com or email returnable. Copies of the classifieds@ljworld.com contract documents and


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